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POP Goes The World!

Jun 2017

“Harmless” POP




PomDeter “Surfin' Heaven” from Surfin' Heaven

Teddybears “Punkrocker” from Rock 'n' Roll Highschool (2000)

Adrian Belew “Pretty Pink Rose” from Young Lions (1990)

Brendan Benson “Borrow” from My Old, Familiar Friend (2009)




Gay Dad “Joy!” from Leisure Noise (1999)

The Love Language “calm down” from Ruby Red (2013)

Parquet Courts “Master of My Craft” from Light Up Gold (2012)

Baby Bee “Bang It Out” from The Shaker - EP (2013)




Slaughterhouse 5 “You're Not So Beautiful” from Wide Open

The Star Spangles “I Live For Speed” from Bazooka (2003)

Sonic Avenues “Girls With Pearls” from Sonic Avenues (2009)

The Slickee Boys “When I Go to the Beach” from Cybernetic Dreams of Pi (1983)




The Hold Steady “Constructive Summer” from Stay Positive (2008)

Male Bonding “bones” from Endless Now (2011)

Overwhelming Colorfast “Strong Now” from Two Words (1994)

Pretty & Nice “Grab Your Nets” from Blue & Blue (2007)

Superchunk “Skip Steps 1 & 3” from No Pocky for Kitty (Remastered) (1991)

Pixies “River Euphrates” from Surfer Rosa (1988)




Bare Wires “Seeking Love” from Seeking Love (2010)

Boat “Tough Talking the Tulips” from Setting the Paces (2009)

Grifters “Last Man Alive” from Ain't My Lookout (1996)

The Grip Weeds “Close to the Sun” from Strange Change Machine (2010)




The Elevator Drops “Proto” from People Mover (1997)

Mi Sex “People” from Space Race (1980)

Sparks “Mickey mouse” from Angst In My Pants (1982)

Ramones “The KKK Took My Baby Away” from Pleasant Dreams (1981)




Reacharound “Hole In My Soul” from Who Killed Tommy Cooper? (1996)

Social Distortion “Ring of Fire” from Social Distortion (1990)

Tex & the Horseheads “Oh Mother” from Tex & The Horseheads (1984)

The Riverdales “Outta Sight” from Riverdales (1995)

Pretenders “precious” from Pretenders (Remastered) (1980)




Guadalcanal Diary “Kum ba yah” from Walking In the Shadow of the Big Man (1984)

Mad Staring Eyes “Radio Is Killing Me” from Bored of Looking Cool (2008)




Talking Heads “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” from Speaking In Tongues (1983)

Jun 2017

Pigeon Wigs



The Limiñanas “salvation” from Crystal Anis

Connan Mockasin “It's Choade My Dear” from Forever Dolphin Love (2010)

Melody's Echo Chamber “Some Time Alone, Alone” from Melody's Echo Chamber (2012)

Dead Ghosts “Summer With Phil” from Can't Get No




The Strange Boys “Be Brave” from Be Brave

Ty Richards “Baby, Baby, Baby, Etc.” from Zillion (2017)

King Tuff “Alone & Stoned” from King Tuff (Bonus Track Version)

Pond “Waiting Around For Grace” from Man It Feels Like Space Again




Sparks “Wonder Girl” from Sparks (1971)

Lou Reed “Waves of Fear” from The Blue Mask (1982)

Goat “Run to Your Mama” from World Music (2012)

The Soft Pack “c'mon” from The Soft Pack

Art Brut “My Little Brother” from Bang Bang Rock & Roll




Trash Kit “Medicine” from Confidence (2014)

Electralane “On parade” from The Power Out

Rome is not a town “stupid” from Stupid - Single

Heavy Trash “good man” from Midnight Soul Serenade

Archie Bronson Outfit “Cherry Lips” from Derdang Derdang




Make Up “Here Comes The Judge” from I Want Some

Thunderbitch “Let Me Do What I Do Best” from Thunderbitch

Tracy Bryant “parachute” from Parachute - Single

Audacity “Subway Girl” from Mellow Cruisers




Bleeding Knees Club “Teenage Girls” from Nothing to Do

FIDLAR “west coast” from too

Mind Spiders “beat” from Meltdown (2012)

The Gits “second skin” from Frenching the Bully




Blitz “new age” from All Out Blitz: The Very Best Of

Middle Class Rut “Usa” from No Name No Color

Always “Adult Diversion” from Always - Single

Splashh “All I wanna do” from Comfort

The Mystery Lights “follow Me Home” from The Mystery Lights




King Khan & The Shrines “Born to die” from Idle No More (2013)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra “Multi-Love” from Multi-Love (2015)

Jun 2017

Fisher-Price POP




David BowieFriday On My Mind (2015 Remastered Version)” from PinUps (2015 Remastered Version) (1973)

Fuzzy Vox “Bo Diddley” from No Landing Plan

The Strypes “Heart of the City” from Blue Collar Jane

The Jam “Going Underground” from Setting Sons (Remastered) (1979)




Nobunny “I Am a Girlfriend” from Love Visions (2012)

Sebadoh “License to Confuse” from Bakesale (Deluxe Edition) [Remastered]

The Mooney Suzuki “Messin' In the Dressin' Room” from Alive & Amplified (2004)

The Delta 72 “Rich Girls Like to Steal” from The R&B of Membership (1996)




A Giant Dog “Sleep When Dead” from Pile (2016)

Bass Drum Of Death “Shattered Me” from Bass Drum of Death

Mean Jeans “Nite Vision” from Tight New Dimension

Dirty Fences “white lies” from Too High to Kross (2016)




Frank Black “Los Angeles” from Frank Black (1993)

Inspiral Carpets “Two Worlds Collide” from Revenge of the Goldfish

Jeff the Brotherhood “Hey Friend” from We Are the Champions (2011)




The Futureheads “jupiter” from The Chaos (2010)

The Fratellis “The Gutterati?” from Costello Music (Bonus Track Version)

The View “wasteland” from Hats Off To the Buskers (2007)




Franz Ferdinand “Goodbye Lovers and Friends” from Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action (Deluxe Edition) (2013)

The Dirtbombs “Ode to a Black Man” from Ulltraglide In Black (2001)

The Quick “pretty please” from Untold Rock Stories (2003)

Cheap Trick “He's A Whore” from In Color (1977)




Froth “Passing Thing” from Outside (briefly) (2017)

DIIV “under the sun” from Is The Is Are (2016)

The Death Of Pop “Locomotive” from Turns

Ned's Atomic Dustbin “Happy” from God Fodder (1991)




Naked Raygun “Treason” from Understand?

Royal Headache “never again” from Royal Headache

The Damned “Neat Neat Neat” from Damned Damned Damned (1977)




Adriano Celentano “L'unica chance” from Generazione Y - EP

Jun 2017

POP Smarter



I’ll have Gena Johnson in the studio with me this afternoon. Gena was the first donor to our 2017 spring fund drive, and as you’ll recall, I offered whoever got our ball rolling could sit in on a future POP Goes The World show. She’s picked out some awesome psychedelic pop tracks to play, and will do the second hour on her own!



The Moonlandingz “Sweet Saturn Mine” from Interplanetary Class Classics (2017)

Temples “Strange or Be Forgotten” from Volcano (2017)

Ride “Charm Assault” from Weather Diaries (2017)

Dude York “love is” from Sincerely (2017)




Pavement “stereo” from Brighten the Corners

Frank Black “Speedy Marie” from 93-03 (2007)

Mrs. Magician “There is no God” from Strange Heaven

Les Savy Fav “Let's Get out of Here” from Root for Ruin (2010)




Girls “Summertime” from Album (Bonus Track Version) (2009)

Elliott Smith “coast to coast” from From a Basement On the Hill

Bad Astronaut “Needle In the Hay” from Acrophobe (2001)




Umberto Tozzi “Gloria” from Tutto Tozzi (1987)




Count Five “Psychotic Reaction” from Psychotic Reaction (1966)

Empire of the Sun “Delta Bay” from Walking On a Dream

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard “Hot Wax” from Oddments

Tame Impala “Apocalypse Dreams” from Lonerism (2012)




The Babe Rainbow “Peace Blossom Boogy” from The Babe Rainbow (2017)

Pond “Moth Wings” from Beard, Wives, Denim




Jacuzzi Boys “Glazin'” from Glazin'

The So So Glos “Low” from The So So Glos

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard “sleepwalker” from Oddments

Os Mutantes “A Minha Menina” from Os Mutantes (1968)




White Denim “Mess Your Hair Up” from Let's Talk About It - EP

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club “Spread Your Love” from B.R.M.C. (2000)

Crocodiles “Groove Is in the Heart / California Girls” from Sleep Forever (Bonus Version)

LCD Soundsystem “Us v Them” from Sound of Silver (2007)

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