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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Left of the Dial Radio Playlist - 2/1/13

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We were having some technical difficulties in the studio at WNHU last night, and the online stream may or may not have been working for the entirety of the broadcast. Anyway, if you did get a chance to tune in, or if you’re just interested in what I played, here is the full playlist from Left of the Dial last night. I won’t be doing my show next Friday because I’ll be seeing Jeff Mangum, but be sure to tune in the Friday after that for another live broadcast.

Stream the available tracks from the playlist below via Spotify.

  • 1. The Antlers - “I Don’t Want Love”
  • 2. The Velvet Underground - “Beginning to See The Light”
  • 3. The Pains of Being Pure At Heart - “A Teenager In Love”
  • 4. Los Campesinos! - “Romance Is Boring”
  • 5. Grimes - “Genesis”
  • 6. Wise Blood - “B.I.G. E.G.O.”
  • 7. Dirty Projectors - “Gun Has No Trigger”
  • 8. Animal Collective - “Also Frightened”
  • 9. Primal Scream - “Higher Than The Sun”
  • 10. The Beach Boys - “Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)”
  • 11. The Stone Roses - “Waterfall”
  • 12. Elvis Costello - “The Greatest Thing”
  • 13. Cat Power - “Manhattan”
  • 14. The xx - “Islands”
  • 15. David Bowie - “Sound and Vision”
  • 16. The Jam - “Start!”
  • 17. Titus Andronicus - “Ecce Homo”
  • 18. The Modern Lovers - “Roadrunner” 
  • 19. LCD Soundsystem - “Beat Connection”
  • 20. Tame Impala - “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”
  • 21. Iceage - “Coalition”
  • 22. Bright Eyes - “Take It Easy (Love Nothing)”
  • 23. Crystal Castles - “Untrust Us”
  • 24. WHY? - “These Few Presidents”

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Stream via Spotify:

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Left of the Dial Radio Playlist - 8/31/12

Last night’s radio show was my last broadcast of Left of the Dial for the summer. I’ll still be doing my show throughout the school year, but I’m going to miss heading into the studio at 5:30 and coming out two and a half hours later with the sun still out. Here’s the full playlist from last night’s program, which was (unusually? especially?) sad, overall. Scroll down to the embedded link to stream the available songs from this playlist via Spotify. 

  • 1. Suns - "Repulse"
  • 2. Swans - “Lunacy”
  • 3. Mount Eerie - “Appetite”
  • 4. Joie De Vivre - “I Was Sixteen Ten Years Ago”
  • 5. The xx - “VCR”
  • 6. Cat Power - “I Don’t Blame You”
  • 7. Desaparecidos - “Give Me The Pen” (feat. David Dondero)
  • 8. Everyone Everywhere - “Fervor & Indifference in the Bicameral Brain”
  • 9. Have A Nice Life - "The Big Gloom"
  • 10. The Mountain Goats - “In Memory Of Satan”
  • 11. Elliott Smith - “Junk Bond Trader”
  • 12. Owen - “Nobody’s Nothing”
  • 13. Jens Lekman - “She Just Don’t Want To Be With You Anymore”
  • 14. Henry Bemis Is A Superhero - "Kuromori"
  • 15. Sean Milo - "The February Heat Wave"
  • 16. Swans - “Song For A Warrior” (feat. Karen O)
  • 17. Cat Power - "Cherokee"
  • 18. Pixies - “Gouge Away” (Requested by bangst)
  • 19. The xx - “Reunion”
  • 20. Serengeti - “Greyhound”
  • 21. WHY? - “Bitter Thoughts”
  • 22. The Shins - “September” (Requested by blueshadedays)
  • 23. Mount Eerie - “I Walked Home Beholding”
  • 24. Bright Eyes - “Drunk Kid Catholic”
  • 25. The Human Fly - "Connecticut One"

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Stream via Spotify:

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Going to bed and listening to this. Something tells me I’m going to enjoy it a lot.

Going to bed and listening to this. Something tells me I’m going to enjoy it a lot.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Antlers Announce New EP

(via Pitchfork)

On November 22nd, Brooklyn’s The Antlers will release a new EP entitled (together) on Frenchkiss Records, featuring eight tracks recorded during the sessions for Burst Apart, their excellent sophomore full-length record that was released earlier in the year. The sadcore shoegazers turned still-sad-but-less-so electronic dream pop purveyors have enlisted Neon Indian and Bear In Heaven for this EP, two artists with whom they have worked before, in addition to singer/songwriter Nicole Atkins. In between alternate versions of Burst Apart songs, the EP will feature one previously unreleased track (“Tongue Tied”) and a cover of The xx's “VCR”. The full tracklist is below.

(together)

  • 1. Parentheses (PVT Remix)
  • 2. Tongue Tied
  • 3. French Exit (SNRF Version)
  • 4. I Don’t Want Love (Peter’s Version)
  • 5. VCR (The xx cover)
  • 6. Hounds (feat. Nicole Atkins)
  • 7. Rolled Together (feat. Neon Indian)
  • 8. Parentheses (feat. Bear In Heaven)
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