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Altrok Radio 015
by Sean Carolan

[The following is the song rundown for the show that airs Monday, August 25 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:

  • Milwaukees, The - Call An Ambulance - This Is A Stickup

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:

  • Buzzcocks - Sick City Sometimes - Buzzcocks [Grinder 19; New]
  • Bleu - Get Up - Redhead [Grinder 18; New]
  • Sense Field - I Refuse - Living Outside [Grinder 17]
  • Kenna - Freetime - New Sacred Cow [Grinder 16]
  • Fountains Of Wayne - No Better Place - Welcome Interstate Managers [Grinder 15; Leaving The Grinder]
  • Gemma Hayes - Back Of My Hand - Night On My Side [Grinder 14; Leaving The Grinder]


Segment 1:

  • Radiohead - Idioteque - Kid A
  • Cure, The - Primary - Faith
  • Killing Joke - Seeing Red - The Death And Resurrection Show
  • Buzzcocks - Sick City Sometimes - Buzzcocks [Grinder 19]
  • Soup Dragons - Head Gone Astray - Hang Ten!
  • U2 - Wire - The Unforgettable Fire

Segment 2:

  • Bleu - Get Up - Redhead [Grinder 18]
  • Crenshaw, Marshall - Long And Complicated - What's In The Bag?
  • Springsteen, Bruce - Downbound Train - Born In The USA

Segment 3:

  • Sense Field - I Refuse - Living Outside [Grinder 17]
  • Lowe, Nick - Switch Board Susan - Labour Of Lust
  • Jeffrey Lewis - Back When I Was 4 - It's The Ones Who've Cracked That The Light Shines Through
  • Maffeo, Lois & Brendan Canty - You Love Your Wounds - The Union Themes
  • Grandaddy - Now It's On - Sumday
  • Heads, The feat. Andy Partridge - Papersnow - No Talking Just Heads

Segment 4:

  • Kenna - Freetime - New Sacred Cow [Grinder 16]
  • They Might Be Giants - Ana Ng - Lincoln
  • Gang Of Four - Call Me Up - Songs Of The Free
  • Sportique - Tips For Artists Who Want To Sell Records - Communique No. 9

Segment 5:

  • Milwaukees, The - Call An Ambulance - This Is A Stickup [Underground POTW]
  • Donaldson, Jonathan And The Colorforms - Alight, Virginia - Beyond Blue Bells
  • Roxy Music - Over You - Best Of Roxy Music
  • Pressure Boys - Where The Cowboys Went - Rangledoon

Segment 6:

  • Fountains Of Wayne - No Better Place - Welcome Interstate Managers [Grinder 15]
  • Frederiksen, Lars And The Bastards - Subterranean - Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards
  • Gemma Hayes - Back Of My Hand - Night On My Side [Grinder 14]
  • Coldplay - Shiver - Parachutes


©2003 Sean Carolan

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


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