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Altrok Radio 025
by Sean Carolan

[The following is the song rundown for the show that airs Tuesday, December 16 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:

  • Hamell On Trial - Hail - Tough Love

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, two songs will leave the Grinder to make room for two new ones. It's shameless, but it's honest. This week in the Grinder:

  • Westerburg, Paul - Making Me Go - Come Feel Me Tremble (Grinder 39)
  • Kenna - I'm Gone - New Sacred Cow (Grinder 38)
  • Lamb - Sugar 5 - Between Darkness And Wonder (Grinder 37)
  • Dressy Bessy - Just Once More - Dressy Bessy (Grinder 36)
  • Former Miss America - Fear Of The Dark - Carnivalism (Grinder 35)
  • Strummer, Joe - Coma Girl - Streetcore (Grinder 34)


Segment 1:

  • Channel 3 - Just On You - CH3
  • Wire - Pink Flag - Pink Flag
  • Nurotica - The Light Is Low - Don't Let The Panic Show
  • Westerburg, Paul - Making Me Go - Come Feel Me Tremble (Grinder 39)
  • Squeeze - Cool For Cats - The Very Best Of Squeeze
  • Say Anything - Woe (The Optomist) - Doghouse Spring-Summer 2003 Sampler

Segment 2:

  • Kenna - I'm Gone - New Sacred Cow (Grinder 38)
  • Peter Himmelman - Eleventh Confession - This Father's Day
  • Fall, The - Janet, Johnny + James - The Real New Fall LP
  • Damned, The - Grimly Fiendish - 7'' Single

Segment 3:

  • Lamb - Sugar 5 - Between Darkness And Wonder (Grinder 37)
  • Pressure Boys - Tina Goes To The Supermarket - The Complete Recordings
  • Madness - Shut Up - Madness
  • Royal City - Dank Is The Air Of Death And Loathing - Alone At The Microphone
  • Cerveris - Can't Feel My Soul - Dog Eared
  • V10 - Hate And Love - EP

Segment 4:

  • Dressy Bessy - Just Once More - Dressy Bessy (Grinder 36)
  • Devo - Jerkin' Back And Forth - New Traditionalists
  • X - We're Desperate - Wild Gift
  • Pleased, The - We Are The Doctor - Don't Make Things

Segment 5:

  • Hamell On Trial - Hail - Tough Love (Underground POTW)
  • Stone Roses - Fools Gold - Stone Roses

Segment 6:

  • Former Miss America - Fear Of The Dark - Carnivalism (Grinder 35)
  • Chamelions - A Person Isn't Safe Anywhere These Days - Script Of The Bridge
  • Stills, The - Still In Love Song - Logic Will Break Your Heart
  • Strummer, Joe - Coma Girl - Streetcore (Grinder 34)
  • Foo Fighters - Life Of Illusion - Times Like These 7''
  • Elvis Costello - Waiting for the End of the World - My Aim Is True


©2003 Sean Carolan

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


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