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Altrok Radio 033
by Sean Carolan

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

  • Geary, Mark - Adam & Eve - 33-1/3 Grand Street

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.

  • Persil - Snakes & Ladders - Duotone (Grinder 53)
  • Meeting Places, The - Blur The Line - Find Yourself Along The Way (Grinder 52)
  • Junkie XL - Perfect Blue Sky (Featuring Robert Smith) - A Broadcast From The Computer Hell Cabin (Grinder 51)
  • Fiery Furnaces - Tropical Iceland [Single Version] - CD Single [Gallowsbird's Bark] (Grinder 50)
  • Walkmen, The - The Rat - Bows & Arrows (Grinder 49)
  • Church, The - Sealine - Forget Yourself (Grinder 48)


Segment 1:

  • Soul Asylum - Sometime To Return - Hang Time
  • Catheters, The - I Fall Easy - Static Delusions & Stone-Still Days
  • Mekons, The - Rosanne - Punk Rock
  • Persil - Snakes & Ladders - Duotone (Grinder 53)
  • Sonic Youth - Kool Thing - Goo
  • Death Cab for Cutie - The Sound of Settling - Transatlanticism

Segment 2:

  • Meeting Places, The - Blur The Line - Find Yourself Along The Way (Grinder 52)
  • Wire - Drill - The Ideal Copy
  • Lamb - Stronger - Between Darkness And Wonder
  • Siouxsie & The Banshees - Happy House - Kaleidoscope

Segment 3:

  • Junkie XL - Perfect Blue Sky (Featuring Robert Smith) - A Broadcast From The Computer Hell Cabin (Grinder 51)
  • Sound, The - Contact The Fact - From The Lion's Mouth
  • Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
  • Love, Courtney - Zeppelin Song - America's Sweetheart
  • Shins, The - Kissing The Lipless - Chutes Too Narrow
  • XTC - Respectable Street - Black Sea

Segment 4:

  • Fiery Furnaces - Tropical Iceland [Single Version] - CD Single [Gallowsbird's Bark] (Grinder 50)
  • B-52's, The - Dance This Mess Around - The B-52's
  • Stills, The - Changes Are No Good - Logic Will Break Your Heart

Segment 5:

  • Geary, Mark - Adam & Eve - 33-1/3 Grand Street (Underground POTW)
  • Strokes, The - The End Has No End - Room On Fire
  • Beatles, The - I Want To Tell You - Revolver
  • Constantines, The - On To You - Shine A Light

Segment 6:

  • Walkmen, The - The Rat - Bows & Arrows (Grinder 49)
  • Gang Of Four - I Love A Man In Uniform - Songs Of The Free
  • Super Furry Animals - Bleed Forever - Phantom Power
  • Church, The - Sealine - Forget Yourself (Grinder 48)
  • Buzzcocks - Are Everything - Operator's Manual
  • Hot Hot Heat - Get In Or Get Out - Make Up The Breakdown


©2004 Sean Carolan

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


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