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Altrok Radio 012
by Sean Carolan

[The following is the song rundown for the show that airs Monday, July 28 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. By the way, if you happen to run a college radio station of your own, you're welcome to air this on it - let us know and we'll make the arrangements. -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:

  • Wrens, The - This Boy Is Exhausted - The Meadowlands

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:

  • Seedling - Get You 'Cause I Can - Let's Play Boys & Girls [Grinder 13]
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Stop - Stop [Grinder 12]
  • Sarah Shannon - Are You Far Enough - Sarah Shannon [Grinder 11]
  • New Pornographers, The - The Laws Have Changed - Electric Version [Grinder 10]
  • Junkie XL Feat. Terry Hall - Never Alone - A Broadcast From The Computer Hell Cabin [Grinder 8; Leaving The Grinder]
  • McKeown, Erin - Cinematic - Grand [Grinder 7; Former UPOTW; Leaving The Grinder]


Segment 1:

  • The Damned - Ballroom Blitz - Machine Gun Etiquette
  • Broken Social Scene - Almost Crimes - You Forget It In People
  • Morphine - Whisper - Yes
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Stop - Stop [Grinder 12]
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust - Twice Upon a Time
  • Collide - Razor Sharp - Chasing The Ghost

Segment 2:

  • Seedling - Get You 'Cause I Can - Let's Play Boys & Girls [Grinder 13]
  • Belly - Feed The Tree - Star
  • Grandaddy - The Go In The Go-for-it - Sumday
  • Vast - The Last One Alive - Music For People

Segment 3:

  • Sarah Shannon - Are You Far Enough - Sarah Shannon [Grinder 11]
  • Johnny Marr And The Healers - Caught Up - Boomslang
  • The Farm - Groovy Train - Spartacus
  • Blur - Brothers And Sisters - Think Tank
  • The Stranglers - Straighten Out - The Collection

Segment 4:

  • New Pornographers, The - The Laws Have Changed - Electric Version [Grinder 10]
  • Fatboy Slim - Weapon of Choice - Halfway Between The Gutter And The Stars
  • Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros - Bummed Out City - Global a Go-go

Segment 5:

  • Wrens, The - This Boy Is Exhausted - The Meadowlands [Underground POTW]
  • Fountains Of Wayne - No Better Place - Welcome Interstate Managers
  • Squeeze - Another Nail In My Heart - Argybargy
  • Pernice Brothers, The - Baby In Two - Yours, Mine And Ours

Segment 6:

  • JunkieXL Feat. Terry Hall - Never Alone [Grinder 8]
  • The Specials - Ghost Town - The Singles Collection
  • Teardrop Explodes - When I Dream - Kilimanjaro
  • McKeown, Erin - Cinematic [Grinder 7]
  • Kraftwerk - The Model - Man Machine
  • Eddie & The Hot Rods - Do Anything You Wanna Do - Life On the Line


©2003 Sean Carolan

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


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