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Altrok Radio 031
by Sean Carolan

The following is the song rundown for the show that airs Tuesday, March 2 at 2PM on WRSU-FM 88.7 in New Brunswick, which you can now hear in all its streaming RealAudio glory anywhere in the world as soon as you click on this link.
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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:

  • Mosquitos, The - Boombox - The Mosquitos

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.

  • Walkmen, The - The Rat - Bows & Arrows (Grinder 49)
  • Church, The - Sealine - Forget Yourself (Grinder 48)
  • Strummer, Joe & The Mescaleros - Get Down Moses - Streetcore (Grinder 47)
  • Belle & Sebastian - Stay Loose - Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Grinder 46)
  • Ryan, Matthew - The Little Things - Regret Over The Wires (Grinder 45)
  • Hurricane Lamps, The - For A Good Time - Sing Me A Song (Grinder 44)


Segment 1:

  • XTC - Generals And Majors - Black Sea
  • Shins, The - So Says I - Chutes Too Narrow
  • Pizzicato Five - Playboy Playgirl - Playboy & Playgirl
  • Walkmen, The - The Rat - Bows & Arrows (Grinder 49)
  • Koreans, The - Machine Code - Demo
  • Junkie XL - Perfect Blue Sky (Featuring Robert Smith) - A Broadcast From The Computer Hell Cabin

Segment 2:

  • Church, The - Sealine - Forget Yourself (Grinder 48)
  • Marshall Crenshaw - Little Wild One (No. 5) - Downtown
  • Westerberg, Paul - Crackle & Drag - Come Feel Me Tremble

Segment 3:

  • Strummer, Joe & The Mescaleros - Get Down Moses - Streetcore (Grinder 47)
  • Jam, The - In the City - In The City
  • Fiery Furnaces - Tropical Iceland [Single Version] - CD Single [Gallowsbird's Bark]
  • UNKLE - Invasion - Never, Never, Land
  • British Sea Power - Remember Me [Single Version] - The Decline Of British Sea Power
  • U2 - The Refugee - War

Segment 4:

  • Belle & Sebastian - Stay Loose - Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Grinder 46)
  • Bongos, The - The Bulrushes - Drums Along The Hudson
  • Former Miss America - Ruby - Carnivalism

Segment 5:

  • Mosquitos, The - Boombox - The Mosquitos (Underground POTW)
  • Devo - Freedom Of Choice - Freedom Of Choice
  • Persil - Mum - Duotone
  • Bangles, The - Tear Off Your Own Head (It's A Doll Revolution) - Doll Revolution

Segment 6:

  • Ryan, Matthew - The Little Things - Regret Across The Wires (Grinder 45)
  • Violent Femmes - Country Death Song - Hallowed Ground
  • Missouri - You And Voodoo - In VoodooRama
  • Hurricane Lamps, The - For A Good Time - Sing Me A Song (Grinder 44)
  • Oingo Boingo - Private Life - Nothing To Fear
  • Go, The - American Pig - The Go


©2004 Sean Carolan

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


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