Jun 27


The sweet new Alt-J single is just different enough from what they'd given us the first time around.

Catfish and the Bottlemen – Kathleen (From “Kathleen and the Other Three”)…Hour 1
Alt-J – Hungar of the Pine (“This Is All Yours”)
Bright Light Bright Light with Elton John – I Wish We Were Leaving (Single)
Army Navy – The Mistakes (“The Wilderness Inside”)
The Kooks – Bad Habit (“Listen”)
Twin Peaks – Flavor (“Wild Onion”)
Archie Bronson Outfit – Two Doves on a Lake (“Wild Crush”)
Deadmau5 – Seeya (“While”)
Future Islands – Spirit (“Singles”)
Shana and the Hooligans – Get Gone (Single)
The Rentals – Thought of Sound (“Lost in Alphaville”)
Woods – Tambourine Light (Single)
Temples – Sand Dance (“Sun Structures”)
Phox – Evil (“Phox”)
First Aid Kit – My Silver Lining (“Stay Gold”)
Allah-Las – 501-415 (“501-415”)

Parquet Courts – Black and White (“Sunbathing Animal”)…Hour 2
The Growlers – Big Toe (“Chinese Fountain”)
Hamilton Leithauser – I Retired (“Black Hours”)
The Black Keys – 10 Lovers (“Turn Blue”)
Tom Vek – Sherman (Animals in the Jungle) (“Luck”)
La Sera – Control (“Hour Of the Dawn”)
The Orwells – Always N’Forever (“Disgraceland”)
Bastille – Flaws (“Bad Blood”)
Trapdoor Social – Old Wings (“Science of Love”)
Courtney Barnett – Lance, Jr. (“A Sea of Split Peas”)
Spoon – Rent I Pay (Single)
Rory Wynne – Post Party Confusion (Single)
The Strypes – So They Say (4 Track Mind)
Champs – White Satellite (“Down Like Gold”)
The Horrors – So Now You Know (“Luminous”)

Jun 20


Welcome back to The New Pornopgraphers. Killer title track out now and their “Brill Bruisers” album drops August 26

Pixies – Ring the Bells (From “Indie Cindy”)…Hour 1
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers (“Brill Bruisers”)
Villainettes – Death Notice (Single)
Jungle – Busy Earnin” (“Jungle”)
Parquet Courts – Always Back in Town (“Sunbathing Animal”)
Rotary Downs – Flowers in Bloom (“Traces”)
Har Mar Superstar – Restless Leg (“Bye Bye Seventeen”)
Warpaint – The Chauffeur (Duran Duran cover from “Making Patterns Rhyme”)
Au Reviour Simone – Fade Into You (Single – Mazzy Star cover)
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Straight Up (Paul Abduhl cover from “Are We Not Men…”)
Kongos – I’m Only Joking (“Lunatic”)
Jack White – Just One Drink (“Lazaretto”)
The Crookes – Don’t Put Your Faith in Me (“Soapbox”)
The Wytches – Wire Framed Mattress (Single)
The Whigs – Hit Me (“Modern Creation”)

The War on Drugs – Red Eyes (“Lost in the Dreams”)…Hour 2
The Orwells – North Avenue (“Disgraceland”)
Little Barrie – Pauline (“Shadow”)
Kaiser Chiefs – Ruffians on Parade (“Education, Education…”)
In the Valley Below – Peaches (“Man Girl”)
Morrissey – Istanbul (“World Peace…”)
Kasabian – Eez-eh (“48:13″)
Monks of Mellonwah – Tear Your Hate Apart (Single)
St. Vincent – Birth In Reverse (“St. Vincent”)
Andre Cymone – If Not For You (“The Stone”)
Trapdoor Social – Out Alive (“Science of Love”)
Bo Ningen – Sliker (“III”)
Not In the Face – Brass Tacks (“Not In the Face”)
The Afghan Whigs – Matamoros (“Do to the Beast”)
Bob Mould – Hey Mr. Grey (“Beauty and Ruin”)
Jenny Lewis – Just One of the Guys (“The Voyager”)

Jun 13


Some major releases this year have disappointed but Jack White returns in mid-season form

The Black Keys – Gotta Get Away (From “Turn Blue”)…Hour 1
Jack White – Three Women (“Lazaretto”)
Brody Dalle – Don’t Mess With Me (“Diploid Love”)
Catfish and the Bottlemen – Kathleen (“Kathleen and the Other Three”)
Morrissey – Earth Is the Lonliest Planet (“World Peace Is None…”)
Sigur Ros – The Rains of Castamere (“Game of Thrones” Season 4)
Mo – Don’t Wanna Dance (“No Mythologies to Follow”)
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – I Will Survivie (“Are We Not Men? We Are Diva”)
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Karma Chameleon (“Are We Not Men…”)
Temples – Waterloo Sunset (Kinks cover)
Parquet Courts – Bodies (“Sunbathing Animal”)
Courtney Barnett – David (“A Sea of Split Peas”)
The Orwells – Bathroom Tile Blues (“Disgraceland”)
Future Islands – Doves (“Singles”)
Trapdoor Social – Science of Love (“Science of Love”)
Teleman – 23 Floors Up (“Breakfast”)

Royal Blood – Little Monster (“Out of the Black”)…Hour 2
Spoon – Rent I Pay (Single)
The Faint – Evil Voices (“Doom Abuse”)
Hentai Babies – Pop is My Prozac (Single)
Jack White – That Black Bat Licorice (“Lazaretto”)
Banjamin Booker – Violent Shiver (“Benjamin Booker”)
The Strypes – Hard to Say No (“4 Track Mind”)
Mac DeMarco – Salad Days (“Salad Days”)
Nightmare and the Cat – Undercover (Simple)
The Madden Brothers – We Are Done (Single)
Kasabian – Treat (“48:13″)
Haunted Hearts – Something That Feels Bad Is Something That Feels Good (“Initiation”)
La Sera – Losing to the Dark (“Hour of the Dawn”)
Wye Oak – Glory (“Shriek”)
St. Vincent – Regret (“St. Vincent”)
Spanish Gold – Out on the Street (“South of Nowhere”)

Jun 6


The Brit buzz on Champs continues to grow, with their having the highest rated song on the national new release show Roundtable. Interview feature with them early in Hour 2.

Parquet Courts – Ducking & Dodging (From “Sunbathing Animal”)…Hour 1
Conor Oberst – Hundreds of Ways (“Upside Down Mountain”)
Woods – Tambourine Light (Single)
Kongos – Kids These Days (“Lunatic”)
The Orwells – Southern Comfort (“Disgraceland”)
The Black Lips – Make You Mine (“Underneath the Rainbow”)
Little Barrie – Swown In (“Shadow”)
Hamilton Leithauser – I Retired (“Black Hours”)
Tom Vek – Sherman (Animals in the Jungle) (“Luck”)
The Faint – Mental Radio (“Doom Abuse”)
Lime Cordiale – Sleeping At Your Door (“Falling Up the Stairs”)
The Griswolds – Beware the Dog (Single)
Twin Peaks – Flavor (“Wild Onion”)
The Strypes – So They Say (“4 Track Mind”)
Plague Vendor – Black Sap Structures (“Free to Eat”)
Archie Bronson Outfit – Two Doves on a Lake (“Wild Crush”)

Bob Mould – I Don’t Know You Anymore (“Beauty and Ruin”)…Hour 2
Champs – My Spirit Is Broken (“Down Like Gold”)
Champs – Savannah (“Down Like Gold”)
The Jezabels – Time to Dance (“The Brink”)
Pixies – Silver Snail (“Indie Cindy”)
Kasabian – Bumblebee (“48:13″)
Wolf Alice – Moaning Lisa Smile (“Creature Songs”)
Deap Vally – Lies (“Sistronix”)
Bo Ningen – DaDaDa (“III”)
Hozier – Take Me to Church (“Take Me to Church”)
Jungle – Time (Single)
Trapdoor Social – Science of Love (“Science of Love”)
Paul Weller – Brand New Toy (“More Modern Classics”)
Dwntwn – Till Tomorrow (“Dwntwn”)
Thievery Corporation – Depth of My Soul (“Saudade”)