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Altrok Radio 010
by Sean Carolan

[The following is the song rundown for the show that airs Monday, July 14 at Noon on WRSU. If you'd like to get your hands on any of these records, you can help support Altrok by using this link to Fair warning: It'll pop up in a new window. -Ed.]


Altrok Radio's Underground Pick Of The Week

Each Week, Jeff Raspe picks an outstanding track from a brand-new album. This week, the pick is:

  • Sarah Shannon - Are You Far Enough - Sarah Shannon

In The Grinder:

Altrok keeps a running list of new songs that get played every week on the show, until we've pretty much ground them into the dirt. Each week, one song will leave the Grinder to make room for a new one. It's shameless, but it's honest. This week in the Grinder:

  • Fountains Of Wayne - Stacy's Mom - Welcome Interstate Managers[Grinder 9]
  • Junkie XL Feat. Terry Hall - Never Alone - A Broadcast From The Computer Hell Cabin [Grinder 8]
  • McKeown, Erin - Cinematic - Grand [Grinder 7; Former UPOTW]
  • Arab Strap - The Shy Retirer - Monday At The Hug & Pint [Grinder 6]
  • Scout - Good Enough For Now - This Soft Life [Grinder 5; Former UPOTW]
  • Venus Hum - Soul Slosher - Big Beautiful Sky [Grinder 4; Former UPOTW; Leaving The Grinder]


Segment 1:

  • Seedling - Get You 'Cause I Can - Let's Play Boys & Girls
  • Icehouse - Sister - Icehouse
  • New Pornographers, The - The Laws Have Changed - The Electric Version
  • JunkieXL Feat. Terry Hall - Never Alone [Grinder 8]
  • Madness - Lovestruck - Wonderful
  • Intaferon - Get Out of London - 7" Single ("Winning London" OST)

Segment 2:

  • Fountains Of Wayne - Stacy's Mom [Grinder 9]
  • Dramarama - Anything, Anything (I'll Give You) - Cinema Verite
  • Jim Carroll Band - People Who Died - Catholic Boy
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Stop - Stop

Segment 3:

  • McKeown, Erin - Cinematic [Grinder 7]
  • Thrills, The - Don't Steal Our Sun - So Much For The City
  • Bragg, Billy - Greetings to the New Brunette - Talking To The Taxman About Poetry
  • UNKLE Feat. Richard Ashcroft - Lonely Soul - Psyence Fiction
  • Sun And The Moon, The - Peace In Our Time - The Sun And The Moon

Segment 4:

  • Arab Strap - The Shy Retirer [Grinder 6]
  • Gang Of Four - What We All Want - Solid Gold
  • Public Image, Ltd. - Public Image - First Issue
  • Coral, The - I Remember When - The Coral

Segment 5:

  • Sarah Shannon - Are You Far Enough - Sarah Shannon [Underground POTW]
  • Sylvian, David - Red Guitar - Brilliant Trees
  • Dressy Bessy - All the Right Reasons - Little Music
  • Roberts, Sam - Dead End - We Were Born In A Flame

Segment 6:

  • Scout - Good Enough For Now [Grinder 5]
  • The The - Perfect - Soul Mining
  • Venus Hum - Soul Slosher [Grinder 4]
  • Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child - Blah Blah Blah
  • Long Ryders - Looking For Lewis & Clark - State Of Our Union


©2003 Sean Carolan

All material ©2001-2014 Sean Carolan, except as noted.


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