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Every Sunday night at 8pm, Melissa Goode plays the best of what’s new, including the albums topping the CMJ chart.

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New Rock Now – Sunday, January 31, 2016

Hour 1

Chris Bathgate / “Calvary” / Old Factory EP / Quite Scientific
POP ETC / “What Am I Becoming?” / Souvenir / Independent
Quilt / “Roller” / Plaza / Mexican Summer
Nada Surf / “Cold To See Clear” / You Know Who You Are / Barsuk
Trixie Whitley / “Soft Spoken Words” / Porta Bohemica / Independent
Dante Elephante / “Never Trust A Junkie” / Anglo Saxon Summer / Lolipop
Violent Femmes / “Memory” / We Can Do Anything / PIAS
Marlon Williams / “Dark Child” / Marlon Williams / Dead Oceans
John Heart Jackie / “Nevada City” / Episodes / Pour Le Sport
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals / “Pink Balloon” / Call It What It Is /       Concord/Stax
Eleanor Friedberger / “Sweetest Girl” / New View / French Kiss Records
exmagician / “Job Done” / Scan The Blue / Bella Union/PIAS
Wild Nothing / “Life of Pause” / Life of Pause / Captured Tracks
Flume / “Never Be Like You” / Skin / Mom+Pop
Oscar / “Sometimes” / Cut and Paste / Wichita
Ty Segall / “Candy Sam” / Emotional Mugger / Drag City
Hour 2

Oh Wonder / “Lose It” / Oh Wonder / Caroline/Republic
FEWS / “The Zoo” / single / Independent
Aurora / “Conqueror” / All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend / Glassnote
Field Report / “Your Friend Tia” / single / Independent
Escondido / “Apartment” / Walking With A Stranger / Kill Canyon
Laser / “Disconnect” / Night Driver / Foreseen Entertainment
David Bowie / “Dollar Days” / Blackstar / Columbia
Iggy Pop / “Gardenia” / Post Pop Depression / Loma Vista/Concord
Mayer Hawthorne / “Cosmic Love” / Man About Town / Vagrant
Baaba Maal / “Fulani Rock / The Traveler / Marathon Artists
NZCA Lines / “Two Hearts” / Infinite Summer / Memphis Industries
Esperanza Spalding / “Good Lava” / Emily’s D+Evolution / Concord Music
PJ Harvey / “The Wheel” / The Hope Six Demolition Project / Vagrant
Benji Hughes / “Freaky Feedback Blues” / Songs in the Key of Animals/ Merge
Yuck / “Hearts in Motion” / Stranger Things / Mame

By |February 1st, 2016|Categories: New Rock Now|0 Comments

New Rock Now – Sunday, January 24, 2016

Hour 1

Oh Wonder / “Lose It” / Oh Wonder / Caroline
Benji Hughes / “Freaky Feedback Blues” / Songs in the Keys of Animals / Merge
Aurora / “Conqueror” / All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend / Glassnote
Escondido / “Apartment” / Walking With A Stranger / Kill Canyon
Bob Mould / “Voices in my Head” / Patch the Sky / Merge
Esperanza Spalding / “Good Lava” / Emily’s D+Evolution / Concord Music
David Bowie / “Dollar Days” / Blackstar / Columbia
Your Friend / “Come Back From It” / Gumption / Domino
Villagers / “Memoir” / Where Have You Been All My Life? / Domino
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down / “Nobody Dies” / A Man Alive / Ribbon
Yuck / “Hearts in Motion” / Stranger Things / Mame
Mayer Hawthorne / “Cosmic Love” / Man About Town / Vagrant
Baaba Maal / “Fulani Rock” / The Traveler / Marathon Artists
PJ Harvey / “The Wheel” / The Hope Six Demolition Project / Vagrant

Hour 2

Chris Bathgate / “Calvary” / Old Factory EP / Quite Scientific
Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals / “Pink Balloon” / Call It What It Is / Concord Music
Walter Martin / “Down by the Singing Sea” / Arts & Leisure / Ile Flottante
Nada Surf / “Cold TO See Clear” / You Know Who You Are / Barsuk
Trixie Whitley / “Soft Spoken Words” / Porta Bohemica / Independent
exmagician / “Job Done” / Scan the Blue / Bella Union
RJD2 / “Peace of What” / Dame Fortune / RJ’s Electrical Connection
Flume / “Never Be Like You” / Skin / Mom+Pop
Violent Femmes / “Memory” / We Can DO Anything / PIAS
Marlon Williams / “Dark Child” / Marlon Williams / Dead Oceans
Ty Segall / “Candy Sam” / Emotional Mugger / Drag City
Mass Gothic / “Every Night You’ve Got To Save Me” / Mass Gothic / Sub Pop
Quilt / “Roller” / Plaza / Mexican Summer
Yeasayer / “I Am Chemistry” / Amen & Goodbye / Mute
Sunflower Bean / “Easier Said” / Human Ceremony / Fat Possum Records

By |January 25th, 2016|Categories: New Rock Now|0 Comments

New Rock Now – Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hour 1

Walter Martin / “Down by the Singing Sea” / Arts & Leisure/ Ile Flottante Music
Trixie Whitley / “Soft Spoken Words” / Porta Bohemica / Independent
Nada Surf / “Believe You’re Mine” / You Know Who You Are / Barsuk
Marlon Williams / “Dark Child” / Marlon Williams / Dead Oceans
Ra Ra Riot / “Absolutely” / Need Your Light / Barsuk
RJD2 / “Peace of What” / Dame Fortune / RJ’s Electrical Connections
Wild Nothing / “TV Queen” / Life of Pause / Captured Tracks
Sonya Kitchell / “Mexico” / We Come Apart / Rockwood Music Hall
Violent Femmes / “Memory” / We Can Do Anything / PIAS
DIIV / “Under The Sun” / Is The Is Are / Captured Tracks
Chris Bathgate / “Calvary” / Old Factory EP / Quite Specific
Sunflower Bean / “Easier Said” / Human Ceremony / Fat Possum Records
Mass Gothic / “Every Night You’ve Got To Save Me” / Mass Gothic / Sub Pop
Bloc Party / “The Love Within” / Hymns / Vagrant
Yeasayer / “I Am Chemistry” / Amen & Goodbye / Mute

Hour 2

The Suffers / “Peanuts” / single / Independent
David Bowie / “Dollar Days” / Blackstar / Columbia
Wild Belles / “Throw Down Your Guns” / single / Columbia
Baaba Maal / “Fulani Rock” / The Traveller / Marathon Artists
Bob Mould / “Voices in my Head” / Patch The Sky / Merge
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down / “Nobody Dies” / A Man Alive / Ribbon
Aurora / “Conqueror” / All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend / Glassnote
The Thermals / “Hey You” / We Disappear / Saddle Creek
Villagers / “Memoir” / Where Have You Been All My Life? / Domino
Maybird / “Big Sun Explosion” / 30th Century Records: Vol 1 / Columbia
Oh Wonder / “Lose It” / OW / Caroline
Dandy Warhols / “You Are Killing Me” / single / Dine Alone Records
Yuck / “Hearts In Motion” / Stranger Things / Mame
Esperanza Spalding / “Good Lava” / Emily’s D+Evolution / Concord Music
Aidan Knight / “The Arp” / Each Other / Outside Music

By |January 19th, 2016|Categories: New Rock Now|0 Comments

New Rock Now – Sunday, January 10, 2016

Hour 1

Brian Fallon / “A Wonderful Life” / Painkillers / Island
The Suffers / “Peanuts” / single / Independent
Miike Snow / “Genghis Khan” / iii / Atlantic
The Thermals / “Hey You” / We Disappear / Saddle Creek
Polica / “Lime Habit” / United Crushers / Mom+Pop
David Bowie / “Lazarus” / Blackstar / Columbia
Wild Belles / “Thrown Down Your Guns”/ single / ColumbiaDeclan McKenna / “Brazil” / Paracetamol / Columbia
Ane Brun / “You Lit My Fire” / When I’m Free / Balloon Ranger
Maybird / “Big Sun Explosion” / 30th Century Compilation: Vol 1 / 30th      Century/Columbia
Dandy Warhols / “You Are Killing Me” / single / Dine Alone Records
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down / “Nobody Dies” / A Man Alive / Ribbon
Oh Wonder / “Livewire” / OW / Caroline/Republic
Damien Jurado / “Exit 353” / Visions of Us on the Land / Secretly Canadian
Aidan Knight / “The Arp” / Each Other / Outside Music

Hour 2

Ra Ra Riot / “Absolutely” / Need Your Light / Barsuk
Yeasayer / “I Am Chemistry” / Amen & Goodbye / MuteLucy Dacus / “I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore” / No Burden / EggHunt Records
Nada Surf / “Believe You’re Mine” / You Know Who You Are / Barsuk
Wild Nothing / “TV Queen” / Life of Pause / Captured Tracks
Walter Martin / “Down by the Singing Sea” / Arts & Leisure / Ile Flottante Music
Animal Collective / “FloriDada” / Painting With / Domino
Sonya Kitchell / “Mexico” / We Come Apart / Rockwood Music
Dr. Dog / “Bring My Baby Back” / The Psychedelic Swamp / ANTI
DIIV / “Under The Sun” / Is The Is Are / Captured Tracks
Bloc Party / “The Love Within” / Hymns / Vagrant
Prince / “Stare” / Hit N Run: Phase Two / NPG
Blondfire / “True Confessions” / Young Heart / WAX LTD
Chris Bathgate / “Calvary” / Old Factory EP / Quite Specific
Lucius / “Born Again Teen” / Good Grief / Mom+Pop

By |January 10th, 2016|Categories: Miscellaneous, New Rock Now|0 Comments

New Rock Now – Sunday, January 3, 2016

Happy New Year!

Hour 1
Chairlift / “Romeo” / Moth / Columbia
Foo Fighters / “Iron Rooster” / Saint Cecilia EP / Roswell/RCA
Wild Nothing / “TV Queen” / Life of Pause / Capture Tracks
Animal Collective / “FloriDada” / Painting With / Domino
Ty Segall / “20th Century Boy” / Ty-Rex / Goner Records
Lucy Dacus / “I Don’t Wanna Be Funy Anymore” / No Burden / EggHunt Records
Balthazar / “Decency” / Thin Walls / Play It Again Sam
Blondfire / “True Confessions” / Young Heart / WAX LTD
Bloc Party / “The Love Within” / Hymns / Vagrant
Lucius / “Born Again Teen” / Good Grief / Mom + Pop
Dr. Dog / “Bring My Baby Back” / The Psychedelic Swamp / ANTI-
Lizzo / “My Skin” / Big Grrrl Small World / BGSW Label
Ra Ra Riot / “Water” / Need Your Light / Barsuk
Gems / “Soak” / Kill the One You Love / Carpark Records
Shearwater / “Quiet Americans” / Jet Plane and Oxbow / Sub Pop

Hour 2
Neon Indian / “Dear Skorpio Magazine” / VEGA INTL. Night School / Mom + Pop
Hey Marseilles / “Eyes On You” / single / Shanachie Entertainment
Basia Bulat / “Infamous” / Good Advice / Secret City Records
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down / “Nobody Dies” / A Man Alive / Ribbon
Brian Fallon / “A Wonderful Life” / Painkillers / Island
Miike Snow / “Genghis Khan / iii / Atlantic
Declan McKenna / “Brazil” / Paracetamol / Columbia
Ane Brun / “You Lit My Fire” / When I’m Free / Balloon Ranger
Damien Jurado / “Exit 353” / Visions of Us on the Land / Secretly Canadian
Polica / “Lime Habit” / United Crushers / Mom + Pop
M Ward / “Girl From Conejo Valley” / More Rain / Merge
David Bowie / “Lazarus” / Blackstar / Columbia
Grimes / “Realiti” / Art Angels / 4AD
Oh Wonder / “Livewire” / OW / Caroline/Republic
Nevermen / “Mr. Mistake” / Nevermen / Ipecac

 

By |January 4th, 2016|Categories: New Rock Now|0 Comments

New Rock Now – Sunday, December 27, 2015

2015 Recap of the most interesting music to hit New Rock Now

Hour 1
Bjork / “Stonemilker” / Vulnicura / One Little Indian
Panda Bear / “Boys Latin” / Meets The Grim Reaper / Domino
Bully / “Milkman” / Bully / Startime
Sleater Kinney / “A New Wave” / No Cities To Love / Sub Pop
Hot Chip / “Hurache Lights” / Why Make Sense? / Domino
Purity Ring / “Begin Again” / Another Eternity / 4AD
Seinabo Sey / “Hard Time” / For Madeleine EP / Capitol
Of Montreal / “Apollyon of Blue Room” / Aureate Gloom / Polyvinyl
Built to Spill / “Living Zoo” / Unearthed Moon / Warner Brothers
DMA’s / “Laced” / DMA’s / Mom + Pop
Speedy Ortiz / “Raising The Skate” / Foil Deer / Carpark
Tobias Jesso Jr. / “How Could You Babe” / Goon / True Panther Sounds
Hiatus Kaiyote/”Breathing Underwater”/Choose Your Weapon/ FlyingBuddah/Sony Music
Purple / “Wallflower” / 409 / PIAS/Play It Again Sam

Hour 2
Benjamin Clementine / “Nemesis” /At Least For Now / Capitol
Ratatat / “Abrasive” / Magnifique / XL Recordings
Low / “No Comprende” / Ones & Sixes / Sub Pop
Baio / “Sister of Pearl” / The Names / Glassnote
Ezra Furman / “Restless Year” / Perpetual Motion People / Bella Union
Ryan Adams / “Shake It Off” / 1989 / Blue Note
Mac DeMarco / “The Way You’d Love Her” / Another One / Captured Tracks
Deerhunter / “Snakeskin” / Fading Frontier / 4AD
Yacht / “I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler” / I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler / Downtown Records
Youth Lagoon / “Highway Patrol Stun Gun” / Savage Hills Ballroom / Fat Possum
Big Grams / “Lights On” / Big Grams / Epic
Beach House / “All Your Yeahs” / Thank Your Lucky Stars / Sub Pop
The Front Bottoms / “West Virginia” / Back On Top / Fueled By Ramen
FKA Twigs / “In Time” / M3LLI55X / Young Turks

 

By |December 27th, 2015|Categories: New Rock Now|0 Comments