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Altrok Radio 018
by Sean Carolan

[The following is the song rundown for the show that airs Tuesday, October 14 at 2PM on WRSU-FM 88.7 in New Brunswick. 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 - 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:

  • Ween - Transdermal Celebration - Quebec

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:

  • Rancid - Start Now - Indestructible [Grinder 25; New]
  • Crenshaw, Marshall - Long And Complicated - What's In The Bag (Grinder 24)[Grinder 24; New]
  • Tyde, The - Henry VIII - Twice [Grinder 23]
  • Nada Surf - The Way You Wear Your Head - Let Go [Grinder 22]
  • Seedling - Getting Into - Let's Play Boys And Girls [Grinder 21, Leaving]
  • Killing Joke - Seeing Red - Killing Joke [Grinder 20, Leaving]


Segment 1:

  • The The - Voidy Numbness - Naked Self
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - We're All In Love - Take Them On, On Your Own
  • Radio 4 - Save Your City - Gotham!
  • Rancid - Start Now - Indestructible (Grinder 25)
  • Zevon, Warren & Bruce Springsteen - Disorder In The House
  • John Wesley Harding - If You Have Ghosts - Where The Pyramid Meets The Eye

Segment 2:

  • Crenshaw, Marshall - Long And Complicated - What's In The Bag (Grinder 24)
  • Cole, Lloyd - Down On Mission Street - Rattlesnakes
  • Young People - Ne'er Do Well - The Single
  • Stray Cats - Rumble in Brighton - Runaway Boys (Best Of)

Segment 3:

  • Tyde, The - Henry VIII - Twice (Grinder 23)
  • Depeche Mode - World In My Eyes - Violator
  • Sportique - Arthouse Cinemas - Communique No. 9
  • Camera Obscura - Don't Do Crowds - Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi
  • Sweet, Matthew - Evangeline - Girlfriend
  • Split Enz - Shark Attack - True Colours

Segment 4:

  • Nada Surf - The Way You Wear Your Head - Let Go (Grinder 22)
  • Semisonic - Never You Mind - Feeling Strangely Fine
  • Jackson, Joe - Awkward Age - Volume 4

Segment 5:

  • Ween - Transdermal Celebration - Quebec (Underground POTW)
  • Pop, Iggy feat. Green Day - Private Hell - Skull Ring
  • Too Much Joy - Crush Story - Cereal Killers
  • Call, The - Everywhere I Go - Best Of The Call

Segment 6:

  • Seedling - Getting Into - Let's Play Boys & Girls (Grinder 21)
  • Dolby, Thomas - Dissidents - The Flat Earth
  • Melys - You Should Have Been There - Suikerspin
  • Killing Joke - Seeing Red - Killing Joke (Grinder 20)
  • Sonic Youth - Teen Age Riot - Daydream Nation


©2003 Sean Carolan

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


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Friday, May 29, 2020
Polaris at The Foundry, Philly (POSTPONED)
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Lucinda Williams at City Winery (Pier 57) (POSTPONED)
Peter Wolf & The Midnight Travelers at Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown NY (POSTPONED)
Bobby Cochran at Paramount Theatre (POSTPONED)
Bobby Bandiera: Runnin Down A Dream at Count Basie Center For The Arts (RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH 13) (POSTPONED)
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ALTROK Ordinals

ALTROK recommends music once a week; here's our most recent choices. Most links will take you to a place where you can buy the music; if there's no link, and you own a record company, consider releasing it yourself...

A Place To Bury Strangers - It Is Nothing
The Boxer Rebellion - Semi-Automatic
The Cribs - Cheat On Me
Datarock - True Stories
Everything Everything - Photoshop Handsome
HEALTH - Die Slow
Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls - Catching More Than We Miss
Julian Plenti - Games For Days
Los Campesinos - The Sea Is A Good Place To Think Of The Future (Free download!)
Miike Snow - Black & Blue

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