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I Need to Hear Some Sounds That Recognize The Pain In Me – Yeah!

There are some songs I never tire of hearing, and top among them is ‘Bittersweet Symphony’ by The Verve. So my thanks to Jimmy Buff at WDST for playing the...
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Kid Rock

“We’re undergoing a change in what it means to be a traditional parent. But I read somewhere that the fastest way to turn your kid into a Republican is to...
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Who (K)new?

Turned out I did have The Who album Endless Wire already. Sort of. (See yesterday’s Rockin’ & Shockin’: I’d listened to Endless Wire several times already, by the way.) I’d...
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The F Bomb

What distinguishes a Podcast from a radio show? You can’t swear freely on the radio, for one thing. KEXP DJ John Richards makes the most of this distinction on the...
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Great Minds Think Alike

“I’d rather listen to my Clash records all night than be with you” ‘(Never trust a) Scientist Girl’ by The North Atlantic, from the album Wires In The walls “Now...
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Rockin’ & Shockin’

ROCKIN’: Prophet Omega’s home studio SHOCKIN’: Is in an old dude ranch in the Catskills, miles from civilization ROCKIN’: That apparently once belonged to Gabby Hayes SHOCKIN’: The guy from...
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European Report #6: Round(about the)Houses and Online Concerts

Back where this whole European trip thingy got going for me, at The Roundhouse in Chalk Farm. The famed North London theatre and live venue, after suffering through years of...
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Five Gigs In Five Nights: Radio 4 at The Metro, London

Astute readers of my marathon Five Gigs In Five Nights postings may have noticed that they ceased after Gig #4. That’s because the fifth show was a Radio 4 headline...
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