Sunday, September 8, 2013

UTR 9-8-13 (Pixies & Kim Deal)

Pick Of The Week
Pixies - EP-1

Hour 1
Pixies - What Goes Boom
     EP-1 became available on Sept 2 without any advance promotion
Weezer - Velouria
     Pixies cover from the Where Is My Mind tribute in 1999
Sonic Youth - 100%
     The band is on "long term hold" while personal differences get worked out
Kim Deal - Hot Shot
     The Pixies announced Kim's departure on June 14, 2013
Dandy Warhols - We Used To Be Friends
     This song may be about Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe
Superchunk - Trees Of Barcelona
     The North Carolina indie band's second album since a 10 year hiatus
Pixies - Indie Cindy
     Kim Deal has been replaced by Kim Shattuck (of The Muffs) - at least for the current tour
Imperial Teen - Yoo Hoo
     This Pixies-sounding track was featured in the movie Jawbreaker
Of Montreal - Fugitive Air
     lousy with sylvianbriar is the upcoming album on October 8, all in lowercase letters
Cage the Elephant - Come A Little Closer
     Melomania is coming out October 8.  Melomania means fear or hatred of music
Television - Marquee Moon
     Clocking in at 10:40, this brilliant song is the longest ever played on Under The Radar Radio
Kim Deal - Walking With A Killer
     One of 3 2-sided singles Kim has released this summer.  You can order the 45s on her website

Hour 2
Moby - The Perfect Life
     Featuring Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on vocal.  Album Innocents coming October 1
Arcade Fire - No Cars Go
     On 9/9 at 9pm (Eastern Time) the band debuts their new single/video Reflektor on their website
Arctic Monkeys - Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High
     New album AM is coming out on Tuesday and is Pick Of The Week in 2 weeks
Teenage Fanclub - Here Comes Your Man
     This Pixies cover is a rare find - on the B side of the "I Need Direction" single
Pixies - Another Toe
     Pixies were formed by Black Francis and Joey Santiago at UMass Amherst
Placebo - Loud Like Love
     A trailer for their new album Loud Like Love can be seen here
Interpol - Obstacle
     They are currently working on their 5th album, targeted for a Spring 2014 release
Silversun Pickups - Lazy Eye
     Out of LA's Silver Lake area (the Mecca of West Coast Indie Rock? Portland might argue)
Neko Case - Bracing For Sunday
     Neko's lastest album has a chance to debut at #1 on the Top 200 album chart next week
Pixies - Andro Queen
     There is more music coming in 2013/14, as many as 20 new tracks in the next 18 months
O.K. Go - Gigantic
     One of the few songs Kim sang lead on (Pixies version) and it was their biggest "hit"
Yoav - Where Is My Mind
     Yoav is an Israeli-Romanian who grew up in South Africa and recently lived in New York
Kim Deal - Are You Mine?
     This 50s-sounding ballad is the most popular of Kim's new solo series

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