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Local Radio Crush: Sunday night playlists

August 30, 2010

THE NEIGHBORHOODS – “Pure and Easy” from The Last Rat, Live at the Rat ‘92. Opening for Iggy and the Stooges this Tuesday, 8/31 at House of Blues!


THE NEIGHBORHOODS – “Prettiest Girl”

STREET DOGS – “Punk Rock and Roll” from Street Dogs. Listening Party Mon 8/30 at Foundation Room at House of Blues, album available 8/31

A WISH FOR FIRE – “Steal Away” from the forthcoming Sight Unseen, CD release show 9/18 at the Middle East Upstairs

THE SUN LEE SUNBEAM – “Bad Guys” from the forthcoming final EP

ALOUD – “To Die At Sea” from Exile, available 10/12

MELLOW BRAVO – “Just Like Water Would” (live in studio)

MELLOW BRAVO – “Hard Timin” (live in studio) Freshman Prom Queen CD release Fri, 9/10 Middle East Downstairs with Township, Gozu, Zip Tie Handcuffs

LEFT HAND DOES – “I Like Your Shoes” from the Lusica EP, #5 on the Fave New Local Song Poll

THE ACRO-BRATS – “Hair Trigger” from the Hair Trigger EP, #4 on the Fave New Local Song Poll

ALCHEMILLA – “Diminish” from Chasing Ghosts, #3 on the Fave New Local Song Poll

MCALISTER DRIVE – “Missing Figures” from the Missing Figures EP, #2 on the Fave New Local Song Poll

ACTION VERBS – “Makeshift Container” from The Men East, #1 this week on the Fave New Local Song Poll

TOWNSHIP – “Gunnin’ Through the Night” from Township vol. 1

GOZU – Meat Charger

GOZU – “Kam Fong as Chin Ho” from Locust Season

THE UNFAMILIARS – “The Seed” from the upcoming EP, opening for Lou Barlow + Missingmen at the Middle East Upstairs on 9/2


Boston Accents on WFNX with Dave Duncan

THE WANDAS – “Bending Over Backwards” from New Wave Blues. Opening for The Futureheads 9/28 (Disorientation night 3)

THE APPRECIATION POST – “The Beating of a Lifetime” from the Work/Sleep EP. Opening for The Sheila Divine 9/30 (Disorientation night 5)

LEO BLAIS – “Show Me Love” from The Free EP. Opening for Delta Spirit 9/24 (Disorientation night 2)

THE UNFAMILIARS – “The Seed” from their new EP. Opening for Lou Barlow & The Missingmen Thu 9/2 @ Middle East Upstairs

SEBADOH – “Ocean” from Harmacy. Catch Lou Barlow playing Thu 9/2 @ Middle East Upstairs

STREIGHT ANGULAR – “Are You Ever Satisfied?” from After and Before. Opening for Minus The Bear 9/23 @ Lansdowne Pub (Disorientation night 1)

JASON BENNETT & THE RESISTANCE – “Walking Wounded” from 2:59 To Salvation. Tour kickoff show Thu 9/2 @ TT the Bear’s w/Razors in the Night, Kickstarts, The Scars

JORDAN VALENTINE & THE SUNDAY SAINTS – “Follow Me” from Van Van & Cleo May. Playing Fri 9/3 @ Beatnik’s in Worcester, 9/11 @ Foundation Room (HOB)

BEAT CIRCUS – “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” from Boy From Black Mountain. Artwork by Carson Ellis (best known for Decemberists album art)

AMANDA PALMER – “Leeds United” from Who Killed Amanda Palmer. Currently starring in production of Cabaret at American Repertory Theater

NEUTRAL UKE HOTEL – “King of Carrot Flowers Part 1” (band’s cover of Neutral Milk Hotel song). Playing Sat 9/11 @ Cafe 939 w/Michael J Epstein Memorial Library

ORANJULY – “The Coldest Summer” from the album Oranjuly. Next show 9/16 @ Great Scott w/South African band The Parlotones

PONIES IN THE SURF – “Walking In The City” from See You Happy. Playing Mon 8/30 @ ZuZu

RYAN LEE CROSBY – “Diamond in the Sun” (new recording). View a video for his cover of “The Big Takeover” on his website

FREEZEPOP – “Special Effects” from the forthcoming Imaginary Friends. This was the world radio premier

BEARSTRONAUT – “Shannon” (new single). Featured in local music issue of Improper Bostonian

DOM – “Burn Bridges” (new recording). On tour through October, including 10/5 @ House of Blues w/Ratatat

BLEU – “B.O.S.T.O.N.” from his forthcoming Four

THE GHOST OF TONY GOLD – “Teardrops On Your Booty” from the album For Lovers Only.

NEW COLLISIONS – “Dying Alone” from their forthcoming album The Optimist. Album release show 10/9 @ Great Scott w/Spirit Kid

THE RUSSIANS – “Not So Loud” from the album Crashing The Party. Scott Janovitz also plays in The Great Bandini, and appears on Sodafrog’s latest album

DEER TICK – “Piece” from The Black Dirt Sessions. Going on short tour of UK & Ireland in September

MAX HEINEGG – “Hey Helen” from the new album Ruby Saloon. Album features appearances by Jason Dunn (The Luxury), Alex Necochea (Bang Camaro/Township) and more

THE GOOD NORTH – “Always Works Out Wrong” from their EP.

NOWHERE LIGHTS – “Don’t Bother” from their new 7″ single. Playing 9/24 @ Rosebud, Davis Square

PERNICE BROTHERS – “Jacquelline Susann” from their new album Goodbye, Killer.

STEREO TELESCOPE – “Geography” (new recording). Download free this week at

THE SHEILA DIVINE – “I’m A Believer” from their self-released debut EP. Win tickets to their reunion show 9/30 @ Lansdowne Pub by listening all week to WFNX

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