Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 116: “You Want With the Gas?”



The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 116: “You Want With the Gas?”




Intro
“From the Air” by Laurie Anderson

Set 1
“Volare” by Dean Martin
“Dream Police” by Cheap Trick
“Cigarettes and Coffee” by Otis Redding
“For Your Money” by Daniel Merriweather
“Misty Mountain Hop” by Led Zeppelin

Set 2
“(White Man) in Hammersmith Palais” by the Clash
“(I Don’t Want to go to) Chelsea” by Elvis Costello
“Daughters of the Soho Riots” by the National
“Roll With It” by Oasis

Set 3
“Dancing on TV” by Bad Veins
“Look Wot You Dun” by Slade
“Does Your Mother Know” by Abba
“Proud” by Heather Small
“Reach for the Stars” by S Club 7

Outro
“One More Cup of Coffee” by the White Stripes

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 115: “Travel, change, interest, excitement!”



The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 115: “Travel, change, interest, excitement!”



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Intro
“The Honeymoon” by Langhorne Slim

Set 1
“Pain Killer (Summer Rain)” by Turin Brakes
“Postcards from Italy” by Beirut
“Italian Sexual Frustration” by the Black Lips
“Rome (Wasn’t Built in a Day)” by Johnnie Taylor

Set 2
“French Blues” by the Black Hollies
“France Blues” by Dooley Wilson
“Paris Blues” by Django Reinhardt
“Paris” by Carina Round
“April in Paris” by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald
“The French Inhaler” by Warren Zevon

Set 3
“London Calling” by the Clash
“London Girl” by the Pogues
“No Love Lost” by Joy Division
“Shakespeare’s Sister” by the Smiths
“England’s Glory (Live)” by Ian Dury

Outro
“Honeymoon Blues” by Robert Johnson

Friday, March 21, 2014

The Sonic Parthenon Playlist: Early 2014

Singles:
Holdovers from 2013:
Pixies - "Indie Cindy"
Los Campesinos! - "What Death Leaves Behind"
Noah and the Whale - "All Through the Night"
Haim - "The Wire"
France Camp - "Ghost Town"
Au Revoir Simone - "Crazy"
Club Sport - "Paradise"
Best Coast - "This Lonely Morning"
Holy Ghost - "OK!"
Happy Hollows - "Endless"
Tennis - "Cured of Youth"
Cumulus - "Hey Love"

The So-So Glows - "Lost Weekend"
Tim Easton - "Troubled Times"
Wooden Shjips - "Ghouls"
Vaadat Charigim - "Haolam Avad Mizman"
Math and Physics Club - "Long Drag"
Reputante - "Deep Set Eyes"
Wallflowers - "Static Jacks"
Places to Hide - "Self Preservation
Bossacucanova - Balanca
Wild Club - "Thunder Clatter"
Thumpers - "Sound of Screams"
Bombay Bicycle Club - "Luna"
Leif Vollebekk - "Southern United States"
De Lux - "Moments"
Nick Waterhouse - "This is a Game"
Blank Realm - "Back to the Flood"

Albums:
Dum Dum Girls - Too True
Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
Inside Llewyn Davis
 

Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 114: “Spring Forward 2014”



The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 114: “Spring Forward 2014”





Intro
“What Death Leaves Behind” by Los Campesinos!

Set 1
“Rimbaud Eyes” by Dum Dum Girls
“Don’t You Look Back” by Augustines
“Birth in Reverse” by St Vincent
“Fix You” by Robyn Hitchcock
“Turn It Around” by Lucius

Set 2
“This is a Game” by Nick Waterhouse
“Avant Gardener” by Courtney Barnett
“Over It” by the Crystal Method
“Deep Set Eyes” by Reputante
“Wallflowers” by Static Jacks

Set 3
“Long Drag” by Math and Physics Club
“Ghouls” by Wooden Shjips
“Thunder Clatter” by Wild Club
“Ricochet” by Strange Names
“Chain My Name” by Polica

Outro
“Lost Weekend” by the So So Glos

Sunday, March 09, 2014

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 113: “The Novelty of All, Volume III”



The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 113: “The Novelty of All, Volume III”



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Intro
“One Night in Bangkok” by Murray Head

Set 1
“Valley Girl” by Frank and Moon Zappa
“Fire” by the Crazy World of Arthur Brown
“I Lost on Jeopardy” by Weird Al Yankovich
“Freelove Freeway” by Ricky Gervais
“I Whupped Batman’s Ass” by Wesley Willis

Set 2
“Along Came Jones” by the Coasters
“Istanbul (Not Constantinople)” by the Four Lads
“If I Knew You Were Coming I’d Have Baked a Cake” by Eileen Barton with the New Yorkers
“I Can’t Dance (I Got Ants in My Pants)” by Valaida Snow
“Maria Bartiromo” by Joey Ramone

Set 3
“Sex Farm” by Spinal Tap
“King Tut” by Steve Martin
“Take Off” by Bob & Doug McKenzie (with Geddy Lee)
“Rubber Biscuit” by the Blues Brothers
“Mean Green Mother from Outer Space” by Levi Stubbs

Outro
“Rock Island Line” by the Knitters

Sunday, March 02, 2014

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 112: “The Kids Stay in the Picture”



The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 112: “The Kids Stay in the Picture”



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Intro
“Rock n Roll High School (Phil Spector Version)” by the Ramones

Set 1
“Help!” by the Beatles
“Bangin’ Man” by Slade
“Big Bottom” by Spinal Tap
“On the Dark Side” by John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band
“Fever Dog” by Stillwater

Set 2
“One Bad Stud” by the Blasters
“Get Crazy” by Sparks
“The Pusher” by Steppenwolf
“Black Girl” (or “In the Pines”) by the Four Pennies
“Underground Babylon” by Catholic Discipline

Set 3
“Hot Patootie (Bless My Soul”) by Meatloaf
“Young Lust” by Pink Floyd
“Love Will Tear Us Apart” by Joy Division*
“That Thing You Do” by the Wonders
“Everybody Needs Somebody to Love” by the Blues Brothers

Outro
“Purple Rain” by Prince

*At the time of recording I had mistakenly thought that Steve Coogan was nominated for Best Supporting Actor. I have since found out he was not nominated. A crime all around.