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Everyone’s Invited #50 4/23/17

Landmark episode!  And yet, in an effort to prove our consistency, all we did this show was play indie music both old and new, familiar and obscure, from around the corner and around the world.  Everyone’s Invited plays international hits and local jams every Sunday evening from 7-9pm at Westcott Radio.

Aislers Set – Friends Of The Heroes
Bettie Serveert – Something So Wild
All Girl Summer Fun Band – Canadian Boyfriend
Carbon Leaf – One Prarie Outpost
Built To Spill – The Plan

That Dog – Retreat From The Sun
Jawbreaker – Sea Foam Green
Hum – Isle Of The Cheetah
New Order – Ceremony

Procelain Boys – Green Skies
Elton DeJohneres – Burst Out
Descendents – I Don’t Want To Grow Up
Lucky 33 – Generation
Lagwagon – Mr. Coffee

Marble – Holiday Road
Teenage Fanclub – Metal Baby
Unbunny – I Leave Stones Unturned

Mint Records Label Spotlight

Smugglers – Billy Billy
New Town Animals – Rock’N’Roll Scene
Huevos Rancheros – What A Way To Run A Railroad
Hanson Brothers – Give Me Anything
Ramblin’ Ambassadors – Cecilia Ann

Volumizer – I Promise You, Thomas
Operation Makeout – You And Me Geometry
Bella – Camelot
New Pornographers – Mass Romantic
Immaculate Machine – No Such Thing As The Future

Cub – Your Bed
Duplex – Yr Mama
Pansy Division – Manada
Tough Age – My Chinchilla
Evaporators – You Got Me Into This Now You Get Me Out!
Gob – Soda

P:ano – Leave Me With The Boy
Neko Case & Hey Boyfriends – Karoline
Carolyn Mark – Get Along
Choir Practice – Failsafe
Sadies – Monkey & Cork

Maow – Mrs. LeFevre
Jay Arner – Wildest One
Monomyth – Falling In Love
Pluto – Deathstar

Everyone’s Invited #49 04/17/19

It took 4 years of high school, 4 years of college, and some bonus years to create this week’s episode. The 1990s never sounded so… old.  But great!  Everyone’s Invited airs Sunday nights from 7-9pm at Westcott Radio.

Foo Fighters – Monkeywrench
Blessed Ethel – Veronica
Dracula Jones – Wildflower Sea
Weird Paul – Knock People Over
Nirvana – Sliver

Soundgarden – Half
Helmet – Beautiful Love
Wallmen – Perservative Children
Optiganally Yours – Mr. Wilson
Man Or Astro-Man? – Philip K Dick In The Pet Section of Wal-Mart

Bad Religion – Kerosene
Oversight – Pedastal
J Church – Racked
Vacant Lot – I Know
Bikini Kill – Rebel Girl

Pennywise – You Can Demand
I Farm – If Vans Could Run On Cliches
Cher UK – College Song
At The Drive-In – Proxima Centaur
Big Drill Car – A Take Away

Blur – End Of A Century
Cardigans – Losers
Diggers – They Said I’d Know
Boo Radleys – Toward The Light
Travis Cut – Look I’m Wrong

Squirrel Nut Zippers – You’re Driving Me Crazy
Tortoise – The Equator
Chemical Brothers – In Dust We Trust
Fu-Schnickens – True Fuschnick
Slackers – Watch This

Son Volt – Cemetery Savior
Blue Shadows – If It Ain’t Rockin’
Paleface – Burn & Rob
Cat’s Miaow – I Fall To Pieces
Uncle Tupelo – Graveyard Shift

Ben Folds Five – Kate
Buffalo Tom – Birdbrain
Ash – A Life Less Ordinary

Folk Implosion – Blossom
Helium – Ancient Cryme
Cotton Mather – Lilly Dreams On

Everyone’s Invited # 48 04/02/17

One would think two hours isn’t enough time for songs about baseball, new local jams, random indie gems, AND a label spotlight on the storied Mute Records.  Lo and behold, it happened.  Each Sunday evening from 7-9pm, Everyone’s Invited attempts to break the laws of time and space.  Tune in at Westcott Radio.

Egghead. – Rookie Year
Matt The Electrician – Baseball Song
The Baseball Project – Ichiro Goes To The Moon
Vista Blue – I Wanna Be Your Shortstop
Marah – Rain Delay

Billy Bragg & Wilco – Joe DiMaggio’s Done It Again
The SF Seals – Dock Ellis
George Carlin – Baseball vs. Football
Birddog – Baseball
Terry Cashman – Talkin’ Softball

Pete Yorn – Knew Enough To Know Nothing At All
Steal The Moon – Fifteen To One
Camper Van Beethoven – The Day That Lassie Went To The Moon
Tsunami – Let’s Stay In
Marchesa – Rarichama

Panda Bear – Comfy In Nautica
Fangs – Titania
Elric – Runeblade Duel

Label Spotlight on Mute Records

Depeche Mode – World In My Eyes
Nitzer Ebb – Let Beauty Loose
Soundclash – Lucky Luke
Fad Gadget – Scapegoat
Add N To X – Metal Fings In My Body

Moby – Someone To Love
Art Brut – Pump Up The Volume
Warlocks – It’s Just Like Surgery
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Get Down Lover
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Deanna

Inspiral Carpets – How It Should Be
Big Deal – Swapping Spit
Afghan Whigs – Going To Town
Moloko – Killa Bunnies
Wire – Edge Of Control

Meat Beat Manifesto – Edge Of No Control Part 2
Erasure – Stop!
Yazoo – Don’t Go
Depeche Mode – No More (This Is The Last Time)

Everyone’s Invited # 47 03/26/17

This week’s episode brought back fond memories of getting off the school bus, dropping the needle on the record player, and listening to The Wipers.  Well, it didn’t exactly happen that way, but we can keep that between you, me, and the world wide web.  Everyone’s Invited airs every Sunday evening from 7-9pm at Westcott Radio

Henry Rollins – Followed Around
Meat Puppets – Mirage
Pete Shelley – Homosapien
Wire – It’s A Boy
Sonic Youth – She’s In A Bad Mood

Happy Mondays – Bummed
XTC – No Thugs In Our House
Kitchens of Distinction – Courage, Mother
Talulah Gosh – Beatnik Boy
Sundays – Here’s Where The Story Ends

Ultra Vivid Scene – She Screamed
Gorilla Biscuits – High Hopes
NOFX – My Friends
Replacements – Waitress In The Sky
Stranglers – The Man They Love To Hate

Mission Of Burma – Academy Fight Song
Wipers – Taking Too Long
Nirvana – About A Girl
Throwing Muses – Colder
Sneetches – In My Car

Smiths – This Charming Man
Treat Her Right – Big Medicine
Bow Wow Wow – What’s The Time (Hey Buddy)
B-52s – Nip It In The Bud
Guadalacanal Diary – Fear Of God

Ultravox – Vienna
James – Ya Ho
Aztec Camera – Oblivious
Young Fresh Fellows – When The Girls Get Here
The Bats – Popgun
They Might Be Giants – Number Three

Jesus & Mary Chain – Just Like Honey
Depeche Mode – Black Celebration
Assembly – Never Ever
Nine Inch Nails – Head Like A Hole
Conservatives – Psycho Surgery


Everyone’s Invited # 46 03/19/17

Next time someone asks you “What’s up?” tell them about Up Records, and point them in the direction of this episode.  Of course, feel free to mention Everyone’s Invited airs every Sunday evening from 7-9pm at Westcott Radio!

Sloan – The Good In Everyone
Strokes – What Ever Happened?
Travoltas – C’mon Rockcity
Transistors – Confidence Man
Hives – Die, All Right!

Pep Squad – Barbapoppa
Teencat – Beer Run
Snuff – Pixies
Weekend Dads – Michigan And Trumbull
Rollins Band – Grip

Sebadoh – It’s All You
Judybats – Happy Song (Settling)
Ben Morey – New Life
Ween – Japanese Cowboy
Yo La Tengo – Almost True

Slingshot Dakota – Wave
Triangulo De Amor Bizarro – Gallo Negro Se Levanta
Magnetic Fields – ’68: A Cat Called Dionysus
Participation Trophy – When In Roam
Juliana Hatfield – Ok Ok
Label Spotlight on Up Records

Built To Spill – Big Dipper
Quasi – Our Happiness Is Guaranteed
764-Hero – Oceanbound
Caustic Resin – Water Moccasin
Violent Green – Only One

Incredible Force of Junior – Sweet And Sour
Dark Fantastic – Fall To My Knees
Pastels – Leaving This Island
Black Heart Procession – A Truth Quietly Told
Land Of The Loops – Fresh Pond Parkway

Modest Mouse – Never Ending Math Equation
Enemymine – Caught Inside
Karp – Prison Shake
Tad – Oppenheimer’s Pretty Nightmare
Mocket – Pearl Drop

Brent Arnold – Sweetness
Polar Goldie Cats – Maoist
Tiffany Anders – Concrete Like Quicksand
Mike Johnson – You’re Still Around?

Everyone’s Invited # 45 03/12/17

Another random assortment of musical goodness.  The studio was freezing but I had indie rock to keep me warm.  Everyone’s Invited airs Sunday evenings from 7-9pm on Westcott Radio.

Beck – Funky Lil Song
Airplane Song – I Will Always Win
David Bazan – Up All Night
The Shins – Heartworms
James – Sometimes

Karp – 13 Ways To A Cavity
Sswampzz – Serenity Now
Useless ID – We Don’t Want The Airwaves
The Dahmers – Out Of Here
Astroqueen – Soulburner

Of Montreal – Dustin Hoffman Takes A Bath
Paperhead – Africa
Tennis – Please Don’t Ruin This For Me
Outer Spaces – Postman
Jeffrey & Jack Lewis – Posters

Badly Drawn Boy – The Further I Slide
Number One Cup – Just Let Go
Imperial Teen – Yoo Hoo
Halo Benders – Virginia Reel Around The Fountain
South – All In For Nothing

Octopus Project – Whitby
Temples – Mystery Of Pop
Tame Impala – Solitude Is Bliss
Future Punx – Ever You Go

Dopamines – Molly
Cootees – The Coke Song
Lisa Prank – Baby Let Me Write Your Lines
White Lung – Demented
Lutheran Heat – That Boy
The Gentlemen – Speedbaby

Mudhoney – Fuzzgun ‘91
Elf Power – Nothing’s Going To Happen
Essex Green – The Late Great Cassiopia
Thin Man – Polar Bears & Lollipops
Fury In The Slaughterhouse – Milk And Honey

Southern Culture On The Skids – Jabberjammin’
Vivisick – Surreal Rhythm
Aaron & The Burrs – Winter Solstice
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives – Mojave

Everyone’s Invited #44 03/05/17

New guests crashed the party this time around.  Button pushers, knob-twiddlers, and crate diggers shoved their way into the mix as we spent some time on the electronic side of things.  This week’s label spotlight was on Ninja Tune!  You never know who’ll show up when Everyone’s Invited on Sunday evenings from 7-9pm at Westcott Radio.

Senser – Age Of Panic
Th3 VVitch Doctor – Plvgue Doctor
Electronic Anthology Project – I Dim Our Angst In Agony
Stars – Dead Hearts
Ruby – Paraffin (Red Snapper Mix)

Plaid – Upona
Jj – My Life
CSLSX – Futuretapes
RJD2 – Let There Be Horns
Pizzicato 5 – The Eart Goes Around

Beatings – If Not Now, Then When?
LCD Sound System – Watch The Tapes
Devo – Sumthin
Vincent Wisehoon – I Wish
Pixies – Andro Queen
Eggman – Not Bad Enough

Indie Label Spotlight on Ninja Tune

Amon Tobin – Bridge
Luke Vibert – Slipped Disc
Kid Koala – Drunk Trumpet (live)
DJ Shadow – Hardcore (Instrumental) Hip-Hop
Slugabed – Moonbeam Rider

Pest – Cous Cous
Bonobo & Speech Debelle – Sun Will Rise
Mr. Scruff – Get A Move On
Zomby – Orchid
Up, Bustle, & Out – Hip Hop Barrio
Herbaliser – 40 Winks

Coldcut – More Beats And Pieces

Everyone’s Invited # 43 02/26/17

Another barrage of random noise and nonsense.  The label spotlight this week was nixed in lieu of more new music, local artists, and whatever else was pulled out of a shoebox.  What will happen next week?  Something very similar I’m sure.  Tune in Sunday nights from 7-9pm at Westcott Radio just to be sure.

Revelers – Little Kings Of Rock N Roll
Pain Teens – RU 486
Magical Lynx – Things You’ve Got To Do Today
Why? – George Washington
Animal Collective – Kinda Bonkers

Cornershop – Wog (Witchman Straight Mix)
Moog Cookbook – Come Out And Play
Underworld – Born Slippy

High Llamas – Giddy And Gay
The Bats – Looking For Sunshine
Dude York – Time’s Not On My Side
Popular Music – Arab Spring
Sigur Ros – Avalon

Mr. T Experience – I Wrote A Book About Rock’N’Roll
Dirt Bike Annie – Knock On Wood
Cub – You Know He Did
Petite League – Annie
For Science – Hearts Bound To Die

Gang Of Four – At Home He’s A Tourist
Riverboat Gamblers – What’s What
Fratellis – Flathead
Magnapop – I Don’t Care
Screamfeeder – On A Plane With Just One Wing

His Name Is Alive – Ain’t No Lie
Mojave 3 – To Whom Should I Write (demo)
Abigail Lapell – Night Bird And Morning Bird
The Feelies – Turn Back Time
That Dog. – Ms. Wrong

XTC – Mermaid Smiled
Wedding Present – Real Thing
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Loose Ends
Son Volt – Lost Souls
Love Thugs – Close Beside Her
Grandaddy – AM 180

Tinariwen – Tiwayyen
Shada Kahamba – Liliot

Everyone’s Invited #42 02/19/17

Sunday evenings are chilly but you can enjoy indie music in the comfort of your home. This week’s episode had bedroom pop, basement punk, and even kitchen demos! The garage vaults were opened this time around to spotlight the legendary Sympathy For The Record Industry.  Cozy up Sunday nights from 7-9pm at Westcott Radio.

Kristin Hersh – When The Levee Breaks
Huevos Rancheros – Gutbomb
Brent’s TV – Standing In Line
Divisionists – Say Can You
Inspiral Carpets & Mark E. Smith – I Want You

Sonic Youth – My Friend Goo
Feyde – Take Me In Like Medicine
Black Needle Noise – Swimming Through Dreams
Avec le soleil sortant de sa bouche – Trans-Pop Express I
Joe Jitsu – Think It Over

Tullycraft – Ticket Tonight
Weird Al Yankovic – I’ll Be Mellow When I’m Dead
The Challenged – Hindsight
Kvlt Daddy – WGBF
Milf – Model T

Vandou Game – Cherie Nye
D.A.R.K. – High Fashion
Ladytron – Playgirl (Simian Playboy Mix)
Label spotlight on Sympathy For The Record Industry

’68 Comeback – Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee
Overwhelming Colorfast – It’s Tomorrow
Buck – Old Blue Sweater
Tina & The Total Babes – She’s So Tuff
Supersnazz – Words Of Love
Muffs – You Can Cry If You Want

The Beards – 1000 Years
White Stripes – You’re Pretty Good Looking (For A Gir)
Rocket From The Crypt – A+ In Arson
Masonics – Hey Big Mouth
Reigning Sound – I Don’t Care

Geraldine Fibbers – Mary
Lazy Cowgirls – Meat Shop
Tanner – One On Me
Mummies – Victim Of Circumstances
Chubbies – Boys Don’t Matter

Helen Love – A Boy Like You
Billy Childish – Automatic Love (Part Of)
Southern Culture On The Skids – El Mysterio
Satan’s Cheerleaders – Stingwray
Man Or Astro-Man? – War Of The Satellites

Cougars – Folsom Youth Detention Center
Looney Tunes – Skateland
April March – Mon Petite Ami

Roky Erikson – Hasn’t Anyone Told You
Friggs – Little Girl Lies
Detroit Cobras – Bama-Lama

Everyone’s Invited #41 01/29/17

This episode was filled with brand-spankin’ new music, old favorites, and random tunes in between, including but not limited to a label spotlight on Art of the Underground!
Squeezing four decades of indie rock into a two-hour show isn’t impossible, but it’s very, very difficult to do.  You’re welcome!  Tune in next Sunday from 7-9pm at Westcott Radio.

Superchunk – Hyper Enough
Violent Femmes – Blister In The Sun
Built To Spill – Strange
Surfer Blood – Matter Of Time
Posies – This One’s Taken (demo version)

Boo Radleys – C’mon Kids
Cloud Nothings – Darkened Rings
Steal The Moon – Vampires
Japandroids – No Known Drink Or Drug
Lemonheads – Paid To Smile

New End Original – Lukewarm
AJJ – Junkie Church
Wayne Hancock – Two String Boogie
Bad Cop Bad Cop – Nightmare
Bad Religion – Against The Grain

Todd Lerner – Song For Free
Belleville – Cabin In The Pines
Bill Fox – My Baby Crying

Label Spotlight on Art of the Underground
Lemuria – Keep Quiet
Radio Faces – Alone In The Springtime
Closet Fairies – Cassandra
Creeps – Creeping Me Out
Night Birds – Killer Waves

Manges – Duck And Cover
Besties – Take Em All
Chinese Telephones – Game Of Pricks
Potential Johns – I’d Like To See
Full Of Fancy – Marriage

Unwelcome Guests – I’m Just Here
Gordon Gano’s Army – Crossroads
Sloan Peterson – One Day
Still Ill – Inconvenient Death
Copyrights – Dead Flowers

Ergs – Jazz Is The New Coke
Failures’ Union – Fan Club

Vacant Lot – Not Me
Cherry Glazer – Humble Pro
Pixies – Here Comes Your Man
Apples In Stereo – Baroque

Bonus AOTU Triple Shot!:
Kind Of Like Spitting – Lay Some Happiness On Me
Alex Kerns – Clamor On
Black Wine – Windy