8/30/17 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

August 30th, 2017

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel – Hello.

Laughing Hyenas – Love’s My Only Crime – You Can’t Pray A Lie
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – Dreaming In The Non-Dream – Dreaming In The Non-Dream
Alexander O’Neal – Borrowed Time – Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound – [C]
Miaow – Belle Vue – 12″
Data_Wolf – No Agenda – Finalist EP – From Trenton.
Jenny Mae – Runaway – There’s A Bar Around The Corner…Assholes – RIP.
Tenpole Tudor – The Swords Of A Thousand Men – 45

Tubeway Army – Blue Eyes – 45
KRS-One – Problems (radio) – 12″
Coco Hames – I Don’t Wanna Go – Merge Records 2017 Spring Sampler – [C]
Beefeater – Fred’s Song / Freditude – Plays For Lovers / House Burning Down – RIP Fred “Freak” Smith.
Orange Juice – Moscow Olympics – The Heather’s On Fire!
Joshua Wayne Hensley – The Plague – UNPRESIDENTED – He of The Rutabega. – [C]
Buzzcocks – Lipstick – 45

Upper Wilds – UFO – Guitar Module 2017 – Forthcoming fist-pumper.
Urge Overkill – Wichita Lineman – 45 – RIP Glen Campbell.
ISS – PART TIME ALL THE TIME – (Endless Pussyfooting) – Nice X-Ray Spex sample.
Sicle Cell & Rhapazooty – Rhapazooty In Blue – Ego Trip’s Greatest Hip Hop Singles: 1980 – [C]
Amanda X – Memory Loss – Giant
Bottle Tree – After The End – S/T
Brackets – Cage Droolers – .mp3

Oh Sees – The Static God – Orc
Say Sue Me – Good For Some Reason – Split 7″ with Otoboke Beaver – Out October 6th.
The Weeds – Look Hear – Note To Self-
PLAX – Mold – Clean Feelings – Members of OBN IIIs and Spray Paint.
The Adult Net – Searching For The Now – Incense & Peppermints – The Fall cover.
Lo Tom – Covered Wagon – S/T – David Bazan (Pedro the Lion), Trey Many (Velour 100, Starflyer 59), TW Walsh (Pedro the Lion, The Soft Drugs) & Jason Martin (Starflyer 59).
We’ve Got A Fuzzbox And We’re Gonna Use It – Love Is The Slug – 45

SEMINARS – Denver Fenton Allen – Pricks Die Young – Out Friday!



8/2/17 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

August 2nd, 2017

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

The Poster Children – Dynamite Chair – Tool Of The Man
The Girls – I’ve Got My Eyes On You – Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound – 1983. – [C]
Songs: Ohia – Captain Badass – Axxess & Ace
Big Quiet – Cutting Corners – Split 7″ with The Airplanes
Masters Of Ceremony – One To The Knot (Vocal) – 12″
Endless Boogie – Jefferson County – Vibe Killer – [N]
Tyvek – Kid Tut – Live At Third Man – Recorded 9.27.2010.

Cheater Slicks – Destination Lonely – Destination Lonely – 1991 second album, reissued. – [N]
Pink Skull – Drugs Will Keep Us Together (Trevor Loveys Remix) – 12″
Constantines – Hard Feelings – 45
The Rutabega – Fluorescent Funeral – Split 12″ with Owen
Super Lover Cee & Cassanova Rud – Do The James… (1992 Remix) – 12″ – “Radio vocal mix.”
Old Head – Brain Bruise – S/T – From Pittsburgh. Members of Modey Lemon.
Feature – Reeling – Banishing Ritual – Alas, already broken up.

SUPER THIEF – Sheepsquid – STUCK – Shares a drummer with XETAS.
Man Forever – Twin Torches – Play Whatever They Want – Featuring Laurie Anderson! – [N]
Collate – Adults – Process – Demo. From Oregon.
Ingurgitating Oblivion – A Mote Constitutes What To Me Is Not All, And Eternally All, Is Nothing – Vision Wallows In Symphonies Of Light
Obnox – Never Gonna Beat Myself Up Again – Niggative Approach – [N]
Amadou & Miriam feat. Santigold – Dougou Badia – Folila
My Teenage Stride – Gamma Radiation – Living In The Straight World – [N]

Nuisance – Sun God – Humbolt County
Antibalas – Gold Rush – Where The Gods Are In Peace – Forthcoming.
King Woman – Hem – Created In The Image Of Suffering – [N]



7/19/17 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

July 19th, 2017

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Pipe – Ashtray – 45 – [R]
Quiet Storm – Can You Deal With It – Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound – 1981. – [C]
The Royal Arctic Institute – Do The Kuchar – French Method – Members of Das Damen & Phantom Tollbooth. – [N]
Elder – Staving Off Truth – Reflections Of A Floating World
MC Serch – Here It Comes Again – 12″
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Bellbottoms – Orange – As heard in “Baby Driver.”
Spoke – Hearken January – Seratonin

METZ – Cellophane – Strange Peace – Forthcoming.
Ultra Magnetic M.C.s – Ego Tripping / MC’s Ultra (The *Ultra* Remix) – 12″
Oxes – Boss Kitty – Oxxxes – [R]
Corndolly – Human Cannonball – 45
Automatisme – Simultaneite 3 – Momentform Accumulations
The Cure – I Dig You – Seventeen Seconds – Congratulations, Dana & Ben!
Ted Leo – You’re Like Me – The Hanged Man – Out in September.

Protomartyr – A Private Understanding – Relatives In Descent – 9/22/17.
Funky Four +1 – Rapping & Rocking The House – Ego Trip’s Greatest Hip Hop Singles: 1979 – [C]
Songs: Ohia – Black Link To Fire Link – Journey On: Collected Singles
Jaimie Branch – Jump Off / Theme Nothing / …Back At The Ranch – Fly Or Die – [N]
Secret Souvenier – Hold This Moment – Hold This Moment
George Chen – Giants Of Comedy – Word Origami
Glazer – Working Man’s Dog – On A Prairie, Live In The Dirt – Coming in August.

The Wynona Riders – Chidhood Game – Some Enchanted Evening
21-645 – Copulator – Demo – Unreleased!
Christopher Tignor – One Eye Blue, One Eye Black – Along A Vanishing Plane
Young Marble Giants – Cakewalking – Demo
Purple Ivy Shadows – Feeble – 45
Risking Converations – Your Intuition Is A False Prophet – The Comfort Of Not Knowing
The Jesus Lizard – 7 vs. 8 – 45

Silkworm – A Cockfight Of Feelings – Italian Platinum – Michael Dahlquist, gone 12 years.



Interview: Erin Osmon (“Jason Molina – Riding with the Ghost”).

July 7th, 2017

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While on tour with Songs: Molina – A Memorial Electric Co., author Erin Osmon visited WPRB to discuss her biography of Jason Molina.

This hour-long piece combines discussion about Molina’s life with selections from both the Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. catalogues.

Songs heard during our conversation:

Songs: Ohia – “Farewell Transmission” – The Magnolia Electric Co.

Songs: Ohia – “Cabwaylingo” – S/T

Songs: Ohia – “Didn’t It Rain” – Didn’t It Rain

Songs: Ohia – “I’ve Been Riding With The Ghost” – The Magnolia Electric Co.

Mark Kozelek – “It’s Easier Now” (Jason Molina cover) – Weary Engine Blues [C]

Songs: Ohia – “The Big Game Is Every Night” – The Magnolia Electric Co.

To purchase “Jason Molina: Riding with the Ghost” head here.



7/5/17 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

July 5th, 2017

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Tyvek – Real Estate & Finance – Origin Of What
Haze – Waiting For The Moment – Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound – [C]
Dzeltenie Pastnieki – Kapec Tu Mani Negribi – Lentu Gabalini – Early 1980s Latvian post punk. – [N]
Follakzoid feat. J. Spaceman – Earth – London Sessions
The Front Bottoms – Backflip – Talon Of The Hawk
Brand Nubian – Wake Up (Stimulated Dummies Remix) – 12″
Love Cup – Tearing Water – 45

Electrelane – On Parade – On Parade
Minibeast – Anchor Ritual – Subterranean Series Vol. 4
Mike Adams At His Honest Weight – Diem Be – Casino Drone
El Smasho – Notorious – 45
Susperians – Black Holes – Ti Bon Ange
GZA – Knock Knock (Instrumental) – 12″
The James Rocket – We Are Here For You – 45

Interview with Erin Osmon – 1:00:03

Songs heard during this conversation:

Songs: Ohia – “Farewell Transmission” – The Magnolia Electric Co.

Songs: Ohia – “Cabwaylingo” – S/T

Songs: Ohia – “Didn’t It Rain” – Didn’t It Rain

Songs: Ohia – “I’ve Been Riding With The Ghost” – The Magnolia Electric Co.

Mark Kozelek – “It’s Easier Now” (Jason Molina cover) – Weary Engine Blues [C]

Songs: Ohia – “The Big Game Is Every Night” – The Magnolia Electric Co.

To purchase “Jason Molina: Riding with the Ghost” head here.

Monsterland – Get Out Of My Head – 7″
Sirconial – Gone – Twisted Nerve 10th Anniversary Mix – [C]
Fews – Metal – .mp3 – Gary Numan cover.
Flying – Marilyn – 12″ – 1985. – [N]
Public Enemy – sPEak! – Nothing Is Quick In The Desert
Unwound – Totality – 45



Live performance #247 – Psychic Teens

June 29th, 2017

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Out2C / Sicko / Emily / Hex / Everything / End



6/28/17 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

June 28th, 2017

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Zerodent – Soul Mender – 45 – [N]
The Lewis Connection – Higher – Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound – [C]
Julie Byrne – Prism Song – Rooms With Walls & Windows
Rhysics – Thylacine – Weather Vane Records Sampler – [C]
Faust – Fresh Air – Fresh Air – [N]
Nahid Akhtar – Karye Pyar – I Am Black Beauty
Action Beat & G.W. Sok – Snares – The World Is Fucked But I Feel Fine

JR Ewing – Laughing With Daggers – Ride Paranoia
Jason Sharp – A Boat Upon Its Blood Pts. 1-3 – A Boat Upon Its Blood
Tres Oui – Prince Of Pop – Singles Going Nowhere – Contains two current and one former member of Literature, among others. – [N]
Wreche – Fata Morgana – S/T – Piano / drum black metal duo.
Honus Honus – Red Velvet – Use Your Delusion – He of Man Man.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – The Lord Of Lightning – Murder Of The Universe

Psychic Teens – Live on WPRB – 28:37 – http://psychicteensnetwork.com

Male Gaze – African Ripoff – Miss Taken – Forthcoming.
Omar Soyleyman – Ya Bnayya – To Syria, With Love – [N]
Sunwatchers – Sing Me Back Home – Sun Worship
The Magnolia Electric Co. – Almost Was Good Enough – Trial & Errors – On next week’s show I’ll be talking with Erin Osmon, author of “Jason Molina: Riding with the Ghost.”



Live performance #246 – Sunwatchers

June 22nd, 2017

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Brave Rats / The Works / Everybody Play! / Green Eyed Pig Men (Get The Blade) / Nose Beards / Strolling’ Coma Blues / Heard Of Creeps / Beautiful Crystals



6/21/17 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

June 21st, 2017

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Power – Puppy – Electric Glitter Boogie – [N]
Cohesion – Cohesion – Purple Snow: Forecasting The Minneapolis Sound – [C]
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – Dreaming In The Non-Dream – Dreaming In The Non-Dream – Out in August.
Jane Weaver – Loops In The Secret Society – Modern Kosmology – [N]
Dama/Libra – Windowpane – .mp3 – Unreleased.
Mobb Deep – Shook Ones Pt. II – The Infamous – RIP Prodigy.
Infa Riot – Kids Of The 80s – Secret Records (The Best & The Rest) – [C]

Hot Glue Gun – I’ll Kill You – 7″
Hotline – You Are Mine – Can You Do It? – Nigeria, 1986.
David Bazan – Make Music – Care
Mary Lattimore – In the End, There Was Nothing – .mp3
PJ Harvey & John Parish – Pig Will Not – A Woman A Man Walked By – Inspired by Baudelaire’s “The Rebel.”
Syl Johnson – Concrete Reservation – The Best Of Blaxploitation – [C]
No Sister – Full Swing – S/T

Sunwatchers – Live on WPRB – 38:14 – http://sunwatchers.bandcamp.com

Savages – The Answer – Adore Life
The Dream Syndicate – How Did I Find Myself Here – How Did I Find Myself Here? – Coming in September.
Awa Poulo – Djara Willam – Poulo Warali – [N]
The Dentists – Charms & The Girl – Hear No Evil
Mardou – The Enemy – Cold Grasp
Not You – Haha – Misty
Psychic Teens – Out2C – Hex – [N] – Live on next week’s show!



6/14/17 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

June 14th, 2017

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel – All-Vinyl Week!

The Business – National Insurance Blacklist – Secret Records (The Best & The Rest) – [C]
Emperor Penguin – Clean Running Water & Sewage Are Lacking – 45
Andrew Cohen & Light Coma – The Usual – Unreality
Nicole Mitchell – Staircase Struggle / Shiny Divider – Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds – [N]
Heavy Times – Ice Age – 45
Helium – Pat’s Trick – 45
Platinum Boys – Speed Teeth – Buzz – [N]

Mudhoney – You’re Gone – 45
Ratka – Caverna – Typical Girls Vol. 1 – [N] – [C]
Shorty – Hot For Teacher – 45 –Van Halen cover.
The Believers – Kiss & Tell – J.D. Buhl: Little Victories 1978-1985 – [N] – [C]
Girls Against Boys – Sexy Sam – 45
Midnight Reruns – Birthmarks/Fingerprints – Spectator Sports – [N]
The Feelies – The Boy With The Perpetual Nervousness – 45 – 1978 recording.

Circus Lupus – Pressure Point – 45
Lord Luther – Thinkin’ Man’s Girl – Black Rock & Roll Vol. 1 – [C]
Shellac – Futurist – Futurist – S/T
Dangerous Birds – Smile On Your Face – 45
Young Pioneers – Rip Wad – High Again – [N]
Eggs – In State – 7″
Claude Pate – My Turn – The Iowa Compilation – [C]

Gary Wrong Group – Floods Of Fire – 2xLP – [N]
The New Year – Recent History – Snow
Nace / Corsano / Flaherty – Three Places – These – [N]
Crush – Welcome To Fistville – 45 – Feel Good All Over