Tales From The Drop Box Episode 147 (2019-14)

So, I have a midweek episode for you! Tales From The Drop Box Episode 147 mixes up some pure pop in the form of a new track from Bad Bad Hats against some pure psychedelic garage from Ty Segall and this is juxtaposed against the pure post-pink/punk rock of the Viagra Boys. It’s a good ride, and for a Wednesday should make the drive time home a much more pleasant experience. So, while you are parked in traffic, roll down your window, turn up the stereo, and share this latest episode with your neighbors!

As you already know and  it bears repeating, if the music truly mattered then radio stations would actually play good music.

Here is what you’ll find in Episode 147:

  1. Ex Hex – “Radiate” (It’s Real)
  2. Public Theatre – “Ghosts” (Otherside)
  3. Buck Gooter – “Peace Siren” (Finer Thorns)
  4. Carré-Court – “Nothing” (Out Of The Bloom)
  5. Bad Bad Hats – “Wide Right” (Wide Right EP)
  6. Chelsea Deadbeat Combo – “Fucked Up And Wasted” (Perspectives)
  7. Perkele – “Winner” ( Leaders of Tomorrow)
  8. The Castor Troys – “We Are One” (Legends Never Die)
  9. Institute – “Cheap Time Morals” (Beat Session Vol. 6)
  10. Basement – “Be Here Now” (Be Here Now b/w Are You The One 7”)
  11. Fontaines D.C. – Too Real” (Dogrel)
  12. Ty Segall – “Squealer” (Deforming Lobes)
  13. Viagra Boys – “Down In The Basement” (Street Worms)
  14. 999 – “Damp With Tears” (Takeover)
  15. Witching Waves – “Disintegration” (Persistence)
Look back, close your starry eyes like you want to free fall from the crystal skies yeah, I know you don’t wanna dance alone . . . You say that you can’t communicate everything’s wrong, everything that you say she said “I can’t speak to you feels like you’re someone else for most of the time”
KFR

 

Tales From The Drop Box Episode 140 (2019-07)

Dropping in with another episode of Tales from the Drop Box. This episode celebrates a few more established artists from the long past in some cases. However, I found it very difficult to not be excited by the inclusion of musicians I grew up listening to as a youngster. A couple of these artists had not released tracks for a long while (decades!) but are back with new records that are vital, intelligent and honest. While Tales From The Drop Box Episode 140 shares new tracks from The Specials, and The Beat feat. Ranking Roger, The Dandy Warhols, and the Lemonheads this episode also features several brand spanking new artists who are making some well-deserved hipster noise including Queen Zee, Fontaines D.C. and International Teachers of Pop. So, tune in, turn up and tell your friends that there is still very interesting new music being released that is beyond the clutches of insipid commercial radio. I note also that the irrelevant movie award are on this evening – don’t waste your time – instead listen to this!

Here is what you’ll find in Episode #140:

  1. International Teachers of Pop – “The Ballard of Remedy Nilsson” ( International Teachers of Pop)
  2. Fontaines D.C. – “Too Real” (Dogrel)
  3. AM Taxi – “Movie About Your Life” (Shiver By Me)
  4. The Beat feat. Ranking Roger – “Maniac” (Public Confidential)
  5. The Dandy Warhols – “Terraform” (Why You So Crazy?)
  6. Bring Me The Horizon – “Mantra” (Amo)
  7. Ian Brown – “Black Roses” (Ripples)
  8. Crocodiles – “Heart like A Gun” (Love Is Here)
  9. Dangerface – “Let It Burn” (Get loud)
  10. The Lemonheads – “Things” (Varshons 2)
  11. Queen Zee – “Loner” (Queen Zee)
  12. Small Talks – “Nicotine & Tangerines” (A Conversation Between Us)
  13. Yak – “White Male Carnivore” (Pursuit of Momentary Happiness)
  14. The Cure – “Fire In Cairo (Demo)” (Three Imaginary Boys)
  15. The Specials – “10 Commandments” (Encore)

Slowly fading blue the eastern hollows catch the dying sun night-time follows silence and black mirror pool mirrors … in matters of my own conduct you may call me a feminazi or a femoid and then see if I give a stinking shit pseudo-intellectuals on the internet hey tell me I’m unhappy because I’m not feminine.

KFR