Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Sonic Parthenon Playlist: Spring 2012

Reptar :: Stuck In My I.D.
Justin Townes Earle - Look The Other Way
Little Barrie - Twisted Little Blades
Shana Halligan: Paper Butterfly
Yukon Blonde - Stairway
Yellow Ostrich - Marathon Runner
Free Energy - Electric Fever
Voxhaul Broadcast: Turn the Knife
Bloodnstuff - Gimme a Call
Pomegranates - Pass Away
Imaginary Cities - Hummingbirds

JD McPherson - Signs & Signifiers
Bryan Dunn - Sweetheart of the Music Hall

Sunday, June 10, 2012

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 50: “CINCUENTA!!!”

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 50: “CINCUENTA!!!”

“Alex Chilton” by the Replacements

Set 1
“All My Friends” by the Dirtbombs
“Constructive Summer” by the Hold Steady
“Raw Power” by the Stooges
“Revolution Get Down” by the BellRays

Set 2
“The House That Heaven Built” by Japandroids
“Philadelphia (The City of Brotherly Love)” by We Are Augustines
“Monster Hospital” by Metric
“Lit Up” by the National

Set 3
“Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash
“Subterranean Homesick Blues” by Bob Dylan
“Rated X” by the White Stripes
“Pump It Up” by Elvis Costello
“Perfectly Good Guitar” by John Hiatt

Set 4
“Bottled in Cork” by Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
“1974” by Ryan Adams
“Walk Idiot Walk” by the Hives
“I Believe in a Thing Called Love” by the Darkness
“The Kilburn High Road” by Flogging Molly

Set 5
“Sheena is a Punk Rocker” by the Ramones
“Delta 88” by X
“Life During Wartime (Live)” by Talking Heads
“Safe European Home” by the Clash
“Spasticus (Autisticus)” by Ian Dury & the Blockheads

“You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC

Alejandro Escovedo @ Madison Square Park

Alejandro Escovedo
@ Madison Square Park
June 10, 2012

The legendary Alejandro Escovedo spruced up the Big Apple BBQ Block Party with his Sensitive Boys doing what he does best: Cowpunkish "Alt Country". Newer songs like "Anchor" and "Man of the World" stood out among the Texas-through-to-California Norte Americana Rock n Roll that Mr. E has finessed, culminating in a rendition of "All the Young Dudes" that scarily sounded like the Mott the Hoople recording writ large (how did they do that?!)

Sunday, June 03, 2012

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 49: “The Novelty of All, Volume II”

The Sonic Parthenon Show – Episode 49: “The Novelty of All, Volume II”

“Novelty” by Joy Division

Set 1
“Hit Somebody (the Hockey Song) by Warren Zevon
“(You’ve Got to) Fight for Your Right (to Party)” by Beastie Boys
“Peter Piper” by Run-DMC
“Big Ten-Inch Record” by Moose Jackson With Tiny Bradshaw's Orchestra
“My Stove’s in Good Condition” by Lil’ Johnson

Set 2
“Piledriver” by Koko B. Ware
“Two Tub Man” by the Dictators
“Put Down the Duckie” by Ernie from Sesame Street
“Man or Muppet” by Jason Segal
“Freelove Freeway” by Ricky Gervais

Set 3
“Maria Bartiromo” by Joey Ramone
“Sex Farm Woman” by Spinal Tap
“Coconut” by Harry Nilson
“Shaniqua” by Little T & One Track Mike

Set 4
“Spaceballs” by the Spinners
“Amish Paradise” by Weird Al Yankovic
“Istanbul (Not Constantinople)” by the Four Lads
“I Whupped Batman’s Ass” by Wesley Willis
“King Tut” by Steve Martin

Set 5
“Granny’s Little Chicken” by the Dirtbombs
“You’re the One for Me Fatty” by Morrissey
“Big Girls are Best” by U2
“Why Don’t We Do It in the Road?” by the Beatles
“Little Miss Strange” by the Jimi Hendrix Experience

“Pork Roll Egg & Cheese (live)” by Ween