Episode 184 – Danger Radio Podcast

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The last bit of the Casual that took place at our friend Erica’s birthday party. A lively affair that took us well into the wee hours of the morning. I’m sure the sun was chasing us at this point, only an hour or 2 behind at most.

PLAYLIST:
Gorillaz – Clint Eastwood
The Clash – The Guns of Brixton
Echo & The Bunnymen – The Cutter
Adorable – Sistine Chapel Ceiling
Dum Dum Girls – There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
James – Laid New Order – Bizarre Love Triangle ’94
The Pixies – Debaser
Elastica – Connection
The Charlatans – One to Another
Dandy Warhols – Down Like Disco
The Buzzcocks – What Do I Get?
The Stooges – I Wanna Be Your Dog
The Stone Roses – I Wanna Be Adored
Super Furry Animals – Wherever I Lay My Phone (That’s My Home)

Danger Radio Episode 183

Episode 183 – Danger Radio Podcast

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Another Episode from Erica’s party so many months ago. Who knows what part of it this is. It’s all been broken up and messed around at this point, right? We’ve even done ANOTHER Casual since this one – that’ll be posted up here soon enough.

PLAYLIST:
Iggy Pop – The Passenger
U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday
Splashh – Feels Like You
The Mighty Lemon Drops – Inside Out
Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
The Mary Onettes – Lost
Bloc Party – Banquet
Pulp – Disco 2000
The Cure – Just Like Heaven
Sonic Youth – Sugar Kane
The Who – My Generation
David Bowie – Suffragette City
Art Brut – My Little Brother
The Ramones – I Wanna Be Sedated

Danger Radio Podcast Episode 182

Danger Radio Episode 182

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Yeah – Jake Ryan takes the reigns for this one. Crackin’ playlist. Give it a spin.

PLAYLIST:
The Assist – Speak It Aloud
Curb – So High
Oasis – Columbia
Tamaryn – Sandstone
Miniatures – Last Day
The Sundays – Goodbye
Deep Sea Arcade – Granite City
Morrissey – Good Looking Man About Town
Beverly – Honey Do
Splashh – Need It
The Drums – The Future
The Horrors – Changing The Rain
Catherine Wheel – Strange Fruit
Ringo Deathstarr – God’s Dream
Jimi Goodwin – The Ghosts Of The Empties

Toy announces 2014 US Tour

TOY announces US Tour

I’m listening to TOY’s “Join The Dots” album and it’s truly masterful. I can usually find something wrong with even the music and bands I love, but this album may be perfection. If you don’t believe me, I encourage you to listen to the entire album here.

TOY have just announced a 2014 US Tour, and while it breaks my heart that Denver isn’t represented in the cities that they are visiting, I am really glad to know that somewhere in the world (Los Angeles to be specific) an audience will be treated to TOY and The Horrors on the same night. If you live in LA and you skip this, fucking move away from there – because what’s the point? Find the tour dates below.

Apr 28 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
Apr 29 – Portland, CA – Doug Fir
Apr 30 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel
May 1 – Los Angeles, CA – The First Unitarian Church (SOLD OUT) *
May 4 – Austin, TX – Austin Psych Fest
May 5 – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
May 6 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge

* – w/ The Horrors

 

Danger Radio Podcast Episode 181

Episode 181 – Danger Radio Podcast

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Part III of our episode from the private Casual event.

If you want to catch up on the full night and count how many times we played Happy Mondays vs. how many times we played Super Furry Animals, you can listen to Part I here and listen to Part II here.

PLAYLIST:
Peace – Lovesick
Happy Mondays – W.F.L.
Franz Ferdinand – Outsiders
Altered Images – Happy Birthday
Belle & Sebastian – Legal Man
The Primitives – All The Way Down (Beat Version)
Lush – De-Luxe
The Smiths – What Difference Does It Make?
The Pixies – Dancing The Manta Ray
Inspiral Carpets – Commercial Rain
Ian Brown – My Star
Deltron – Positive Contact
The Dandy Warhols – We Used To Be Friends
Echo & The Bunnymen – Bedbugs & Ballyhoo
Happy Mondays – Step On
Top – Number One Dominator
Saint Etienne – Only Love Can Break Your Heart
T. Rex – 20th Century Boy

Danger Radio Podcast Episode 180

Episode 180 – Danger Radio Podcast with Tyler Jacobson and Jake Ryan

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Part II of our DJ set from a living room in Denver’s Baker Neighborhood. Part 1 is over here.

PLAYLIST:
Run For Our Lives – The Morning After Girls
My Rising Star – Northside
The Right Thing Right – Johnny Marr
Flashlight Fight – The Go! Team
The Placid Casual – Super Furry Animals
Dennis And Lois – Happy Mondays
Sleeping Beauty (The Porters Remix) – Sulk
Polar Bear – The Charlatans
Loosely Dancing – The Twang
Octopus – Bloc Party
Breather – Chapterhouse
Supersonic – Oasis
I Want To Touch You – Catherine Wheel
There’s No Other Way – Blur
Head On – The Jesus & Mary Chain

Danger Radio Podcast Episode 179

Episode 179 – Danger Radio Podcast with Tyler Jacobson and Jake Ryan

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What’s this? A new episode? With both Tyler and Jake? Has it really been so close to a year since that happened? Will it be this way on the regular? Who can say? (So many questions…. so many god damn questions…. )

Erica Beegle is a wonderful person with a T.Rex tattoo on her arm – she also tends bar at the Meadowlark and is a large reason that we bring Casual there more often than not –  on the irregular basis when we do it. When asked what she wanted for her birthday, she said she wanted her party to be Tyler and Jake playing one of our “Casual” sets. How could we say no?

Picture a living room – lights off, strobes on,  trippy projections occupying a portion of wall above a lit fireplace, a makeshift DJ booth… these are the sounds of those moments…. 5 – 6 hours deep – so we’ll have at least a few podcasts to work through the evening. Here’s the first of those episodes – starting at the top of the evening.

PLAYLIST:
Slow Life – Super Furry Animals
Killing of a Flash Boy – Suede
Three Girl Rhumba – Wire
The Classical – The Fall
Digital – Joy Division
Contact – Godzuki
Double Rocker – Stereolab
Impact – Saloon
Boogie Woogie/ Rock’N’Roll – Komeda
Crocus – Gypsy Death and You
Anybody Silent – Miniatures
See You – The History of Apple Pie
What You Were – The Drums
All I Wanna Do – Splashh
Diamonds in Ashes – Sulk
Weekender – Flowered Up
Mad Cyril – Happy Mondays

New album details and video from The Horrors

Recorded over 15 months in the band’s east London studio-laboratory-bunker with co-producer Craig Silvey (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire, The National), Luminous is the follow-up to the band’s 2007 debut Strange House, the Mercury-nominated Primary Colours (2009), and the critically-acclaimed Skying (2011) – a record that entered the charts the UK charts at number five, featured prominently in the end-of-year magazine/newspaper polls, and was anointed NME’s Album Of The Year. Luminous is trailed by “I See You,” which received its first broadcast earlier today on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic. The seven-and-half-minute synth anthem was recently unveiled at The Fly Awards in London, where The Horrors were joined onstage by Thurston Moore. Luminous is out on May 6. The track listing is: Chasing Shadows First Day Of Spring So Now You Know In and Out Of Sight Jealous Sun Falling Star I See You Change Your Mind Mine and Yours Sleepwalk

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Joe Strummer is dead. Long live Joe Strummer.

I was driving into work on Morrison road to Alameda, listening to talk radio. The CBS newscast was running through the top headlines – then the announcer said “They called him ‘Strummer’….” followed by an announcement of the death of Joe Strummer. A hero of mine and an icon of strength that this soft generation of religious, bearded pseudo folk singers will never adopt nor replace – because, as a generation, they aren’t in touch with what their own strength and anger can do when combined together. When they’ve been systematically degraded, they choose to accept a stipend from their parents or work for pennies rather than demanding jobs and wages and a future that rewards them for contributing. Rather than fighting, they’ve chosen passive acceptance. History is repeating but it’s a world where Joe Strummer is dead.

“Let fury have the hour. Anger can be power – to know that you can use it.”

Long live Joe Strummer!

(And let’s pretend he never worked with Long Beach Dub All-Stars.)

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Episode 178 – Danger Radio Podcast

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Jake makes it happen once again – this time w/ guest St. Lenny of Suffolk. Yeah, you know Lenny.

PLAYLIST:
Half Man Half Biscuit – Joy Division Oven Gloves
Primal Scream – 2013
Wild Nothing – Shadow
Cheatahs – The Swan
Pond – Hobo Rocket
Tim Burgess – White
The Duckworth-Lewis Method – Sticky Wickets
Peace – Lovesick
The Fall – Hit The North
I Break Horses – Winter Beats
The Vaccines – Melody Calling
British Sea Power – Machineries of Joy
Toy – Colours Running Out
Merchandise – In Nightmare Room
Melody’s Echo Chamber – Crystallized
Franz Ferdinand – Right Action