Saturday, February 27, 2010

Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 27/10

Once again 3 lp sessions, well it was almost 2 as the Frightened Rabbit promo refused to work on the cd players. Catastrophe When in doubt, upload to a computer! Next week will likely have 3 lp sessions as well. So many albums so little time. Hope you enjoyed it.

editors - like treasure
field music - something familiar
lightspeed champion - dead head blues
turin brakes - sea change
tunng - don't look down or back
nedry - a42
lonelady - intuition
calories - mortal boys
gorillaz - superfast jellyfish
late of the pier - best in class
the bureau (hurts) - after midnight
daggers (hurts) - money
ash - command
lp session #1 ellie goulding "lights"
ellie goulding - guns & horses
ellie goulding - wish i stayed
ellie goulding - i'll hold my breath
the courteeners - sycophant
new pornographers - your hands (together)
zeus - fever of the time
los campesinos! - this is a flag. there is no wind
japandroids - art czars
lp session #2 frightened rabbit "the winter of mixed drinks"
frightened rabbit - the loneliness and the scream
frightened rabbit - footshooter
frightened rabbit - living in colour
futureheads - heartbeat song
mirrorkicks - anything
kate nash - i just love you more
laura marling - devil's spoke
lp session #3 emma pollock "the law of large numbers"
emma pollock - hug the harbour
emma pollock - house on the hill
emma pollock - the child in me
yuck - georgia
the shimmer - no surprise at all
the novellos - not so sure

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 20/10

The cd release extravaganza has started. Three lp sessions in this show. I'm glad I was able to fit them in because there very well may be three this coming week as well. This month sees something like a dozen quality albums being released. I might need a vacation after this is all
Have you noticed that having "Club" in your band name is all the rage? I picked a bunch and put them in a set introduced by Saint Etienne's classic Join Our Club.

the heavy - how you like me now?
massive attack - flat of the blade w/guy garvey
oceansize - legal teens
mumford & sons - the cave
broken social scene - worldsick
besnard lakes - albatross
---lp session #1 marina & the diamonds "the family jewels"
marina & the diamonds - are you satisfied?
marina & the diamonds - the outsider
marina & the diamonds - numb
futureheads - heartbeat song
everybody was in the french! - hey, it's jimmy mack
veronica falls - found love in a graveyard
new young pony club - chaos
saint etienne - join our club (alternate version)
two door cinema club - undercover martyn
bombay bicycle club - evening/morning
codeine velvet club - little sister
detroit social club - kiss the sun
black rebel motorcycle club - beat the devil's tattoo
---lp session #2 the courteeners "falcon"
the courteeners - take over the world
the courteeners - good times are calling
the courteeners - scratch your name upon my lips
kate nash - i just love you more
maria & the mirrors - omar
speak & the spells - she's dead
radio dept. - heaven's on fire
death by sadie - limited edition
---lp session #3 field music "measure"
field music - clear water
field music - choosing numbers
field music - see you later
editors - the big exit
the unwinding hours - tightrope
animal kingdom - good morning

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Rewind! show tracks Sat. Feb. 13/10

Hope you enjoyed the third installment of Cowboys & Indies Rewind! The show that celebrates the musical history of Cowboys & Indies and it's influences. It's all about yesteryear, no music featured has been recorded in the last 5 years.
March looks to be very busy with new releases so the next episode will most likely be in April sometime. Any Brit indie/alternative suggestions from yesteryear, drop them to me here or at

pop will eat itself - wise up sucker
squeeze - up the junction
david bowie - london bye ta ta
the godfathers - 'cause i said so
linoleum - dissent
thompson twins - sister of mercy
fun boy three - the lunatics have taken over the asylum
tricky - black steel
10cc - dreadlock holiday
dreadzone - little britain
suede - heroine
simple minds - the american
ballroom - take it
the stranglers - skin deep
prefab sprout - faron young
blur - out of time
the orchids - something for the longing
blind mr. jones - sisters
spoons - nova heart
the la's - timeless melody
teenage fanclub - heavy metal
airhead - funny how
images in vogue - masks
xtc - radios in motion
birdland - shoot you down
soup dragons - soft as your face
the lotus eaters - the first picture of you
frankie goes to hollywood - warriors of the wasteland
moev - yeah whatever
martha & muffins - echo beach
classix nouveaux - is it a dream?

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 6/10

With the looks of some of the sneak peeks there are some amazing albums due in March! I think everybody will go nuts for Jonsi. I can't wait for it, Gorillaz, Frightened Rabbit, etc. Get ready for a huge spring.
Remember that Cowboys & Indies Rewind! returns next week. I've got some big tracks for next week. Make sure you get your fix of the best of yesteryear next week.

massive attack - saturday come slow w/damon albarn
jonsi - go do
chapel club - o maybe i
the courteeners - you overdid it doll
frightened rabbit - nothing like you
laura marling - devil's spike
lightspeed champion - marlene
detroit social club - kiss the sun
united nations of sound - are you ready?
the pinecones - o ivy
owen pallet - keep the dog quiet
gorillaz - stylo
hot chip - brothers
goldfrapp - believer
mirrors - look at me
---lp session #1 sunshine underground "nobody's coming to save you"
sunshine underground - spell it out
sunshine underground - in your arms
sunshine underground - any minute now
sunshine underground - here it comes
emma pollock - i could be a saint
fyfe dangerfield - she needs me
ellie goulding - starry eyed
franz ferdinand w/marion cotillard - the eyes of mars
new young pony club - chaos
blood red shoes - light it up
japanese voyeurs - that love sound
archie bronson outfit - shark's tooth
swanton bombs - viktoria
los campesinos! - plan a
---lp session #2 everybody was in the french! "fixin the charts vol.1
everybody was in the french! - billie's genes
everybody was in the french! - coal digger
everybody was in the french! - superglue
animal kingdom - two by two
apparatjik - snow crystals
apparatjik - datascroller
victorian english gentlemens club - bored in belgium

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Monthly Indiessential Chart for January 2010

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. HIDDEN (LP) These New Puritans (Angular)

2. ACOLYTE (LP) Delphic (Chimeric/Polydor)


4. CRIMINAL ART LOVERS (LP) Northern Portrait (Matinee)


6. ARE YOU READY? United Nations Of Sound (Parlophone)

7. YOU OVERDID IT DOLL The Courteeners (Polydor)

8. ROMANCE IS BORING (LP) Los Campesinos! (Arts & Crafts)

9. G.I.R.L.F.R.E.N. Everybody Was In The French Resistance..Now! (Cooking Vinyl)

10. NO HOPE, NO FUTURE (LP) Good Shoes (Brille)

11. TURN ONS (LP) The Hotrats (Fat Possum)

12. HOLLYWOOD Marina & The Diamonds (Atlantic)

13. FLY YELLOW MOON (LP) Fyfe Dangerfield (Polydor)

14. WHITE RUSSIAN DOLL Lucky Soul (Ruffa Lane)

15. SCREAM AND SHOUT Sunshine Underground (TSUarmy)

16. HEARTLAND (LP) Owen Pallet (Domino)

17. SHOOTING STAR EP Pale Sunday (Matinee)

18. BLACK LIGHT Arcade Eden (Ear Candy)

19. PATTERNS EP The Ambience Affair (Road Records)

20. REMORSECAPADE (LP) Woodhands (Paper Bag)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for January 2010