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POP Goes The World!

Jan 2018

Cheaper Than Therapy




Blur “End of a Century” from Parklife (1994)

Belle and Sebastian “We Are the Sleepyheads” from The Life Pursuit (2006)

Arms “comfort” from Ep2 - Ep (2013)

Emmet Swimming8:45” from Arlington To Boston (1996)




Jason Falkner “follow me” from Presents Author Unknown (1996)

Jon Auer “23 Below” from 23 Below (2000)

Nada Surf “imaginary friends” from The Weight Is a Gift (2005)

Brendan Benson “I'm easy” from Lapalco (2009)




The Dandy Warhols “We Used to be Friends” from Welcome to the Monkey House (2003)

Georgie James “Cake Parade” from Places (2007)

Happy Lives “Feeling Right” from Feeling Right

The Like “release me” from Release me (2011)

Girls “Honey bunny” from Father Son Holy Ghost (2011)




Beat Strings “the truth” from Fang In Rain (2009)

Aberdeen City “God Is Going To Get Sick Of Me” from The Feezing Atlantic (2005)

Bleu “I Won't Go Hollywood” from Redhead (2003)

Chris Wollard & The Ship Thieves “The High Water” from Chris Wollard + The Ship Thieves (2008)

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




Garageland “Fingerpops” from Last Exit to Garageland (1996)

Gerling “The Deer In You” from When Young Terrosists Chase The Sun (2001)

Green Buzzard “Do You Ever Glow?” from Space Man Rodeo (2017)

Black Kids “I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend how to Dance with You” from Partie Traumatic (2008)




The Aliens “The Happy Song” from Astronomy For Dogs (2007)

Field Trip “Wake Up Alone” from Ripe

Casper & The Cookies “Sharp!” from Modern Silence (2009)

Austin Poetry Slam Team “Tube” from Slam Nation

Head Like A Kite “Big FM Radio Hit” from There Is Loud Laughter Everywhere (2008)




The Boomtown Rats “Diamond Smiles” from The Fine Art of Surfacing (1979)

Blondie11:59” from Parallel Lines

The B-52's “Give Me Back My man” from Wild Planet (1980)

Devo “That's Good” from Oh No! It's Devo (1982)




Depeche Mode “Shake the Disease” from Shake the Disease - EP

Jan 2018

Do you want the POP? Will you be nice to me?








You may have the POP.



The View “Wasted Little Dj's” from Hats Off To the Buskers (2007)

The Fratellis “Chelsea Dagger” from Costello Music (2007)

Super Furry Animals “Waiting to Happen (2016 Remaster)” from Fuzzy Logic (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (1996)

Supergrass “Mansize Rooster” from I Should Coco (1995)




Suede “The Beautiful Ones” from Coming Up (Remastered) (1996)

Split Enz “Six Months in a Leaky Boat” from Time and Tide (1982)

Soda Stereo “coral” from Comfort y Musica Para Volar (1982)

Mando Diao “Welcome Home Luc Robitaille” from Ode to Ochrasy (2006)

The Music “Freedom Fighters” from Welcome to the North (2004)




The Strypes “Leaving Here” from Young Gifted & Blue (2012)

Mother's Children “What's Your Problem Now?” from Are You Tough Enough (2011)

TAB The Band “Backseat Lover” from Long Weekend (2011)

The Mooney Suzuki “In a Young Man's Mind” from Electric Sweat (2002)




The M's “Big Sound” from Real Close Ones (2012)

Manic Street Preachers “Underdogs” from Send Away the Tigers (2007)

The Favourites “S.o.s.” from New Feeling

The Monks “Johnny B. Rotten” from Bad Habits (1979)

The Rumble Strips “Alarm clock” from Alarm Clock - EP (2007)




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

Devo “Uncontrollable Urge” from Urgh! A Music War (1980)

Magic Kids “Superball” from Memphis (2010)

Telekinesis “Please Ask for Help” from 12 Desperate Straight Lines (2011)




Stars “Ageless Beauty” from Set Yourself on Fire (2004)

The Pains of Being Pure At Heart “Girl of 1, 000 Dreams” from Belong (2011)

That Dog “never say never” from Retreat from the Sun (1997)

Cut Off Your Hands “Happy as Can Be” from You & I (2008)

The Vaccines “If you wanna” from What Did You Expect from the Vaccines? (2011)




Male Bonding “Tame the Sun” from Endless Now (2011)

Overwhelming Colorfast “It's Tomorrow” from Overwhelming Colorfast (1992)

Pretty & Nice “Sea Legs” from Pink & Blue (2007)

Sir Lord Von Raven “The Glass Castle” from Please Throw Me Back In the Ocean




The Stone Roses “I am the Resurrection” from Stone Roses

The Stranglers “Walk On By” from Black and White (1978)




Smoking Popes “Pure Imagination” from Destination Failure

Jan 2018

Azalea POP




I first had Saw Black on my show back in 2012 and immediately called him one of my favorite local songwriters. Last year, his album, Azalea Days on Crystal Pistol Records, was the most played album on WRIR 97.3 fm Richmond Independent Radio. I’ll have him in the studio with me this afternoon to play some songs and talk about what’s next.


Giving away tix to see They Might Be Giants at The Jefferson in C’ville Wed. night!

Port O'Brien “I Woke up Today” from All We Could Do Was Sing (2008)

Josh Ritter “Rumors” from The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter (2007)

Spoon “Don't You Evah” from Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (2007)

Say Hi “Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh” from Oohs & Aahs




Those Darlins “Mystic Mind” from Screws Get Loose (2011)

Setting Sun “Make you Feel” from Fantasurreal (2010)

The Shaky Hands “i'm alive” from The Shaky Hands

The Wood Brothers “Postcards from Hell” from Loaded

The National “Slow Show” from Boxer




They Might Be Giants “You're on Fire” from Nanobots

Sparks “Fa la Fa Lee” from Sparks (1971)

Ian Dury & The Blockheads “Dance Little Rude Boy” from Ten More Turnips from the Tip

The Creatures “right now” from A Bestiary Of the Creatures (1981)




The Cleaners From Venus “The Jangling Man” from Number Thirteen (1990)

Corridor “Le grand écart” from Supermercado

Deerhunter “Desire Lines” from Halcyon Digest (2010)




Saw Black (live in the studio)




John Moreland “Nobody Gives a Damn About Songs Anymore” from In the Throes




Saw Black (live in the studio)




Blake Miller “Hey Lover” from Break Mirrors

The Duke Spirit “Love Is an Unfamiliar Name” from Cuts Across the Land

Tracy Bryant “I'm not there” from I'm Not There - Single

Chrome Pony “Ragged Child” from Past Lives - EP




La Femme “Exorciseur” from Mystère (2016)

Jan 2018

New Year, New Attitude




Pugs “Mari In Love” from Pugs Bite the Red Knee (1997)

Brimstone Howl “Cyclone Boy” from Guts of Steel (2007)

Arctic Monkeys “From the Ritz to the Rubble” from Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2005)

Bloody Hollies “The Rain” from Who to Trust, Who to Kill, Who to Love - Single (2007)




Ponytail “Beg Waves” from Ice Cream Spiritual (2008)

Pixies “Broken Face” from Surfer Rosa (1988)

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

Ramones “I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement” from Ramones (Deluxe Edition) (1976)

The Riverdales “Outta sight” from Riverdales (1995)




Mojo Nixon “Buck Up & Stop Your Whinin'” from Whereabouts Unknown (1995)

Toy Dolls “Nellie the Elephant” from Dig That Groove Baby (1983)

New York Dolls “Dance Like a Monkey” from One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This (2006)

Les Breastfeeders “Le roi est nu” from Les matins de grands soirs (2006)

Royal Headache “girls” from Royal Headache (2012)




Ezra Furman “I Wanna Destroy Myself” from Day of the Dog (2013)

Pony Time “Geordie” from Go Find Your Own (2013)

Protomartyr “Pagans” from Under Color of Official Right (2014)

Plateaus “blackout” from Plateaus




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

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts “Bad Reputation” from Joan Jett and The Blackhearts: Greatest Hits (1980)

Bad Religion “Stranger than Fiction” from Stranger Than Fiction (1994)

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




Red Dons “Pariah” from Fake Meets Failure (2010)

China Drum “Can't Stop These Things” from Goosefair (1996)

Far “Mother Mary” from Water & Solutions (1997)

Fishbone “Sunless Saturday” from The Reality of My Surroundings (1991)




The View “Comin' Down” from Hats Off To the Buskers (2007)

The Rakes “Ausland Mission” from Capture/Release (2005)

British Sea Power “Apologies to Insect Life” from The Decline of British Sea Power (2003)

Art Brut “Direct Hit” from It's a Bit Complicated (2007)

Girls Against Boys “One Dose Of Truth” from Series 7 (2001)




Rock 'n' Roll Soldiers “Funny Little Feeling” from So Many Musicians to Kill (2006)

The Dickies “You Drive Me Ape (You Big Gorilla)” from The Incredible Shrinking Dickies (Expanded Version) (1979)

Generation X “Ready Steady Go” from Perfect Hits (1975-1981)

The Clash “Complete Control” from Hits Back (Deluxe Edition) (1977)

Dead Kennedys “Rawhide” from Plastic Surgery Disasters / In God We Trust, Inc. (1985)




Ty Segall Band “The Tongue” from Slaughterhouse (2012)

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


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