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Everyday Noise Show Playlist 1/18/11

25 Jan

Here is the 1/18/11 playlist from my show Everyday Noise on HoundstoothRadio.com. Listen to a new show tonight at 8 p.m.

Starlight    –   Walter Meego
Trite & Overused    –    Paulie Pesh
New Fight Song    –    Patrolled by Radar
Si Es por Amor    –   Wait. Think. Fast.
One Way Ride (G-dub Remix)    –    Standing Shadows
On/Off The Ledge    –    Robotanists
Sugar    –    Wake Up Lucid
Strangers    –  The Fling
Nothing Can Come Between Us   –  Obi Best
Wicked Blood    –   Sea Wolf
Helena Beat    –    Foster The People
FOUND! The Real Found   –    KIEV
BOS    –   The Gromble
Gone With The Snake    –    May McDonough
The Floodgate    –    Tic Tic Boom!
Night & Day    –    Chief
Gasoline    –    Wires In the Walls
Overdrawn    –    White Sea
Rich Girls    –  Fitz & The Tantrums
Shadows (Neon Lights Remix)    –    Warpaint
Showers Without Warning    –    Hi Ho Silver Oh
Coaxed    –    Avi Buffalo
Summertime   –  Eastern Conference Champions
A Sightly Mess    –    Molly Marlette
The Cause    –  Walking Sleep
Sun Hands (White Arrows Remix)    –   Local Natives
Friend of Feeling Good   –  Olin And The Moon
Soul Stripper   –    Prima Donna
A Play To End All Plays    –    Yellow Red Sparks
Super Soaker    –    Wavves
Marvel Me    –    The Wind      

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Q&A: Eastern Conference Champions

17 Oct

Photo by Clay Patrick McBride

By Allison Flaker

To say that Eastern Conference Champions have had a busy and successful year would be an understatement. From touring to ditching their label to being on one of the most anticipated soundtracks of the year, this trio from Pennsylvania have created quite the dust cloud. With a new album ready for release, Speak-Ahh, they aren’t ready for it to settle. Their music is a combination of moody, conceptual vocals and folk instrumentation that produce songs like “Bloody Bells” and my favorite, the somewhat Radiohead-esque, “Common Sense.” Each song drips with a unique blend of irregular drum beats and guitar solos that don’t dominate but compliment lead singer Joshua Ostrander’s powerful voice. They also do a cover of Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right” that restores my hope in modern music.

Another reason to like this band: they have a chick bassist. I am forever grateful to Smashing Pumpkins’ bassist D’Arcy Wretzky for this awesome, female-empowering phenomenon. But I digress. I got a chance to ask Melissa Dougherty about the band’s recent independence, the new album, and their inclusion on the Twilight soundtrack.

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Everyday Noise Radio: Playlist 9-22-10

22 Sep

Everyday Noise Radio is a SoCal music show on Party934.com or 94.9 FM in Hudson Valley, NY. Ash hosts the show every Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon PST (2-3 p.m. EST).

Playlist for September 22, 2010


Song – Band

Give Me Something – Le Switch
There’s a Light – Act As If
Finale – Funeral Party
Hold My Head – Dahga Bloom
Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right – Eastern Conference Champions
Alaskan Sun – My Pet Saddle
Thought You Knew – Melanoid Asleep In The Wake Rock
Autumn Leaves – The New Limb
City Boy (Nordwind Remix) – WHITE ARROWS
Ashes To Ashes (David Bowie cover) – Warpaint
Wide Eyes (Teen Daze Remix) – Local Natives
my little dove – I hate you just kidding
Right Ones – Rabbits Rabbits Rabbits
Books & Teachers – Mississippi Man
Honest John – Les Blanks
Over Cold Shoulders – Eliza Rickman