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WTTS New Music Monday – November 21, 2011

WTTS New Music Monday – November 21, 2011

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This week on WTTS New Music Monday, we’ll hear again from The Cranberries. They continue the recent trend of reuniting out of the blue after long breaks, a la The Jayhawks and The Cars. Roses (their first in a decade) wont be out until Valentine’s Day next year, but we managed to snatch up the first single “Tomorrow”.

Also this week, breakout artist Lana Del Rey, a new track from Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers, who just released Gift Horse, and the latest from Katie Herzig.

Every Monday night at 7, it’s an hour of all-new World Class Rock.

Record Store Day’s Black Friday

Record Store Day’s Black Friday

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Record Store Day’s Black Friday is back this year with a number of new releases to support local, independent record stores around the country. Record Store Day is typically held in April, but artists and record stores have put together a number of exclusive releases to help with your holiday shopping. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find in stores on Friday, November 25th:

Ryan Adams – “Do I Wait”/”Darkness” 7″ Single
The Beatles – “The Singles 7″ Box Set”
The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy” 12″ Single
The Civil Wars – “Tracks in the Snow” 10″ Single
Crowded House – “Intriguer Live” Double CD/DVD
Bob Dylan – “Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window” 7″ Vinyl Box Set
The Doors – “LA Woman Singles” 7″ Vinyl Box Set
Grateful Dead – “Live Europe ’72 Vol. 2” 4 LP Set
Warren Haynes – “Rivers Gonna Rise” 12″ Single
Iron & Wine – “Morning Becomes Eclectic” 12″ Vinyl
Janis Joplin – “The Classic LP Collection” 4LP Set
Kings of Leon – “The Early Vinyl” 4LP Set
John Lennon – “Imagine – 40th Anniversary Box Set”
Nirvana – “Nevermind – The Singles” 10″ Vinyl Set
Pink Floyd – “The Wall-Singles Box Set”
Tom Petty – “Kiss My Amps Live” 12″ Vinyl
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Blood Sugar Sex Magick” Double LP Reissue
Wilco – “Speak into the Rose” 10″ Vinyl Single


WTTS OverEasy, November 20, 2011

WTTS OverEasy, November 20, 2011

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This week’s edition of WTTS OverEasy is a one-time only deal, in the morning only, as we’re broadcasting a great concert from Paul Simon at the IU Auditorium LIVE on Sunday night!  

As to this week’s feature album:

One of Neil Young’s more interesting charity ventures has been raising funds and awareness for the Bridge School, a school cofounded by Young and wife Pegi in which they have a personal interest, as one of their sons has benefitted from the organization’s work.  Annually since 1986 (barring 1987), Young has pulled together some great musical talent to support the Bridge School, and now a generous selection of performances from over the years has been compiled for the release of The Bridge School Concerts:  25th Anniversary Edition

This week, we’ll feature songs from the first half of the collection, including OverEasy favorites like Gillian Welch and Fleet Foxes, startling reinventions of well-worn songs by Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam, and surprisingly effective acoustic(!) renditions of songs by the likes of No Doubt(!!) and Sonic Youth(!!!).

It’s a selection from a quarter century of concerts supporting the Bridge School, on OverEasy, with Todd Berryman, 7 to 11am on 92.3 WTTS.

One from the late great R.E.M. with special guest Neil Young on guitar

The Pinkerton Diaries

The Pinkerton Diaries

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River’s Cuomo from Weezer has announced the release of a new book titled The Pinkerton Diaries. Cuomo said that the book chronicles the writing and recording process for the band’s fan-favorite 1996 album, Pinkerton.  The book will also include a collection of 26 demos, titled Alone III, that helped shape the album. The book will hit stores on December 12th. You can find out more about the release by visiting Rivers Cuomo’s website. Enjoy “El Scorcho” from the album below!

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