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Holiday Radio Show! Request line now open

DEP will be broadcasting live on December 25th, 2010 and is taking 'special' and not so special requests! Consider this our little gift over the holidays.

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It has been almost two years since Ben Folds released Way to Normal in 2008. And although the release had chops reaching #11 on US charts, it was nothing near the reach and depth found in his most recent Lonely Avenue--a collaborative project between the literary brilliance of Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About a Boy) and musical madness of Ben Folds. Rolling Stone gave the album a 2/5 and let that alone be a sign that this album requires a second look.

I wasn't too tired of Ben Fold's music, but let's face it, inspiration in lyrics can be tough and instead of another contrived ballad, this duo is able to be clever, humorous, thoughtful and heartfelt. Ben Folds pulls out strong influence from Elvis Costello; nobody knocked Arcade Fire when they ripped The Boss in Neon Bible  and in this case it is done with just as much passion and raw energy.
The album starts off roaring with 'A Working Day', reminiscent …

playlist November 27/10


Church of the Very Bright Lights - Jerk Chicken
Belle and Sebastian - I didn't See It Coming
Hexes and Ohs - but it can build beautiful things
Frightened Rabbit - Skip the Youth
Yo La Tengo - Black Flowers
The Greenhornes - Song 13
Guided By Voices - Underground Initiations
Obits - pine on
The Corin Tucker Band - handed Love
The Hidden Cameras - Smells Like Happiness
Arcade Fire - Empty Room
My Morning Jacket - touch me i'm going to scream part 2 (radio version)
Oh No! Oh My! - I have no Sister
Moldy Peaches - mold peaches in da house
Bright Eyes/Neva Denova - Rollerskating

Kathleen Hanna - Interview on DEP


Playlist Nov.20, 2010

Ching Hosts

dark dark dark - iin your dreams
the mekons - trevira trousers
urban surf kings - wigwam
church of the very bright lights - words
fourth of july - friend of a friend
total bummer - awkward silence
sia - breathe me (fourtet mix)
mark ronson & the usiness intl- bang bang bang
jason collett - rave on sad songs
wolf & cub - what are they running
the corin tucker band - thrift store coat
the new stan get & quartet with Astrud Gilbert - eu e voce

Playlist Nov.13, 2010

JB Hosts

Clinic - Country Mile
The north Lakes - Bravado
The Ex-boyfriends - still kicking the slow birds
Darker my love - backseat
belle and Sebastian - lazy lane painter Jane
hollerado - fake drugs
The coast - heart break city
margo and the nuclear so sos - birds
the jigsaw seen - tonight's episode
phono p'enfant - blue waves
ted leo and the pharmacists - where have all the rude boys gone
the thermals - i'm gonna change your life
young the giant - my body
deerhunter - don't cry

Playlist Nov.6, 2010


this show features songs from mix cds that I received over the years from friends and strangers.

Ron Sexsmith - doomed
greg laswell - girls just wanna have fun
mice parade - mary anne (UK surf version)
sketch show - chronograph
belle & sebastian - the ghost of rock school
artichoke - the commune
sigmatropic feat. cat power - haiku ten
kc accidental - residential love song **** whoops, had to stop this one because the cd was skipping... :(
casiotone for the painfully alone - jeane, if you're ever in portland
ima robot - sail with me
go for the eyes - lie to me
james black and the whites - contort yourself
Starfucker - Girls just wanna have fun **PHONE REQUEST**
low - death of a salesman