Wednesday, April 18, 2007

On the Radio & Wednesday Listening


i'll be on local radio station WCHL 1360 AM Chapel Hill this afternoon from 4-6 pm as part of a panel on "the arts" in Chapel Hill and Carrboro i believe, could be interesting. i don't have any prepared remarks however.

Wednesday listening:

Karl Hendricks Trio - The Jerks Win Again / The World Says, "Jerks" being a classic Karl blast from '03 featuring such gems as "Chuck Dukowski Was Confused" and The World Says being a new one (maybe not even out yet?) from the Karl Hendricks Rock Band that continues Karl's unsung winning streak. been a fan since i saw Sludgehammer at the Fallout Shelter in Raleigh back in 90ish?, and while it requires some hunting you should really keep up with what guitar-slinger and lyricist extraordinaire Karl is up to!
Hot Chip - Coming on Strong not as addictive as The Warning but charming nonetheless
Eccentric Soul - Twinight's Lunar Rotation this installment being a double-disc package of soul and funk out of Chicago, most of it more commercial and less lo-fi than some of the other Eccentric Soul comps, with the usual Numero attention to detail, this is a great one.
Rocket From the Crypt - Scream, Dracula, Scream! the major label debut is full of hits that never were, i sometimes forget about this record in relation to the first two or Live from Camp X-Ray, but i shouldn't.
Loney, Dear - Sologne catching up on the back catalog, and it's sounding good

3 Comments:

Blogger costello44 said...

i love karl hendricks! any change merge is putting out a new album soon?

11:38 AM  
Blogger Dr. Confusion said...

I'll second the love for Karl Hendricks!

3:47 PM  
Blogger Benjamin said...

Make that three cheeers for the KH3!

2:47 PM  

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