2010-04-03 Playlist

Apr 03

Listen on-demand at WRSI.com!

And thanks to the Nields for a great in-studio!  They’re playing at First Churches in downtown Northampton this morning at 10:30.

Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
-Ella ID
TMBG – I Am Not Your Broom
John Lennon & Yoko – Cleanup Time
Innocence Mission – Wonder of Birds
Joe’s Backyard Band – Dishes
Steve Weeks – Up!

Segment 2
Elizabeth Mitchell – Rollin ‘Baby (Meltdown 2010)
The Good Miss Padgett – So So Good (s/t)
Sarah Lee & Johnny – Take Me to Show and Tell (Go Waggaloo)
ID/prep to rock
Earnie & Neal – Pink Piggie Polka Pancake Picnic (Friends, Family & Pizza)
Soul Coughing – Super Bon Bon (Irresistible Bliss)
Deedle Deedle Dees – Growl Growl (American History + Rock and Roll = Deedle Deedle Dees)

Segment 3
Justin Roberts – Meltdown (Meltdown)
Tim and the Space Cadets – New Game
Flaming Lips – It’s Summertime
Recess Monkey – Trading Squirrels (Aminal House)
Joe McDermott – Everybody Plays Air Guitar (Everybody Plays Air Guitar)

Segment 4
ScribbleMonster – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
Charity & the JAMband – Beach
Renee & Jeremy – It Makes You Feel Good
The Clash – Revolution Rock

Segment 5
Nields In-Studio
– Goin’ to Boston
– Organic Farm
– Who Are You Not To Shine?

Segment 6
Bottle Rockets – Coffee Monkey
Ralph’s World – The Coffee Song
Superchunk – Hyper Enough
Boooker T – Hey Ya
ID/book time with Ella (Lunch Lady & the Cyborg Substitute)
TMBG – Four of Two (No!)
TMBG – Spare the Rock

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Soon! Secret Agent 23 Skidoo!

Apr 01

Whoa, that sneaked up on me.  Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will bring his ridiculously great hip hop for the whole family to the Iron Horse on Sunday, April 11.  Details at our Facebook event page; you can buy advance tickets — including the family four-pack for only $30, advance only! — at IHEG.com.

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The River’s Meltdown Camp at the Green River Festival!

Apr 01

I’ll be doing a big ol’ wrap-up post about the Meltdown soon, but the lineup for the Green River Festival, taking place on Saturday and Sunday, July 17 and 18, was announced on the station today.  As I’ve alluded to before, the festival is adding a family stage this year, for the first time ever, and we’re producing it.

The area will be called the River’s Meltdown Camp, and, like the Meltdown, it’s more than just music.  I’ve still got at least a couple of acts to finalize, but here’s where we stand right now:

Music from:

Plus, on Saturday night after dusk, we’ll have the Meltdown Stay Up Late Sessions, featuring bands made up of local kids and teens, including bands from June Millington’s IMA’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Programs for Girls and Young Women.

In addition to the music, we’ll have great activities from local craftspeople, puppet making by Under the Tree Arts and a puppet parade, songwriting workshops, and more!

The main and dance stages have a crazy good lineup too, including:

  • Cake
  • Allen Toussaint
  • Calexico
  • Fancy Trash
  • Old Crow Medicine Show
  • David Wax Museum
  • Unit 7
  • Rusty Belle
  • Sweetback Sisters
  • Joy Kills Sorrow
  • Anais Mitchell
  • Low Anthem
  • Lake Street Drive
  • Felice Brothers
  • And so many more.

The cheapest place to get tickets is WRSI.com, for a limited time.

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