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We talk with 1/2 of the incredible Survival Knife (ORIGIN STORY!), Mr. Sandeno and Mr. Trosper on getting zined, Unwound, Live leaves, entirely too long is spent on Lemonade and a band called The Clappers. Also: Music Directors for TV have terrible taste in music and harpsichord music records.

Survival Knife – Traces of Me
Survival Knife – Name That tune
Unwound – Dragnalus
Mayor for Life – Scarlette
Unwound – Below The Salt

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Great talk with Bill Badgley of the enduring and fantastic Federation X of Bellingham. Great talk of classic touring vs. touring in 2013. Crazy stories of liquid acid and adult book stores, and the documentary Kill All Redneck Pricks (a movie about the band KARP)

Body Futures – A Complete Divorce
Federation X – Real American Kids With Real American Ids
Federation X – Southern Comfort
Helms Alee – Magic Man
Federation X – Gone Too Long

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An indepth discussion with Brendan Canty (Deathfix, Fugazi) we talk with the man about his new band, bumming out a t-shirt designer with a propensity for skulls and cyclops snakes, work on national geographic “hard time”, Burn to Shine, and he dispenses some fatherly advice on the air. Eddie Vedder, fugazi turning down playing the Star Spangled Banner in The Big Lebowski, Marnie Stern show wrap up and more, more, more!

Primes – Drive
Deathfix – Mind Control
fugazi – Runaway Return
Deathfix – Better Than Bad
STNNNG – Braindumb

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We speak at length with music writer Steven Hyden of The Winner’s History of Rock and Roll and other great longform pieces. Some pretty in depth rock nerdery with one of the most intelligent and insightful folks doing it in this land. Dinosaur Jr. on Jenny Jones, The World Shouldn’t Revolve Around New York, Green Bay memories, cheesesteak dollars, Signalcast – Season 2, the soundboard

Survival Knife – Name That Tune
Deathfix – Better Than Bad
Call Me Lightning – When I Am Gone My Blood Will Be Free
Torche – Letting Go
Call Me Lightning – Beyond The Beasts

We at You Can’t Stop the Signal highly endorse reading Steven Hyden’s wonderful series “The Winners’ History of Rock and Roll”, possibly even before you listen to our next episode? How is that for a teaser.

And no, you do not need to like Linkin Park or Bon Jovi to enjoy these great pieces of writing.

Part 1 – Led Zeppelin
Part 2 – Kiss
Part 3 – Bon Jovi
Part 4 – Aerosmith
Part 5 – Metallica
Part 6 – Linkin Park
Part 7 – The Black Keys

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Hutch Harris of the Thermals is on, we talk Desperate Ground, records and touring and how your kid isn’t in a band. Don’t try to force them to be in one.

Also writing on butts, Aaron Vold, Thin Lizzy – Jailbreak, The Thermals are a catalog band, Desperate Grounds coffee, Who cares about the boomtown rats?, Alien Nation – large cast and opening.

Mudhoney – I like It Small
The Thermals – Born To Kill
The Thermals – Returning To The Fold
The Thermals – How We Know

Philistines – Complications
Minutes – I Have Literally Been In 1000 Fights.
The Wilma Pool – The Moon Undoes It All

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Ryan Christopher Parks (B. Hamilton), the idea of home, OAKLAND, M. Night Schlong-a-long, Sound City Movie, Who is Harry Nelson and Where Are My Pants?, Aborted Dave Berger traffic report.

Songs played:

B. Hamilton – Stupid As the Sun
B. Hamilton – Susan
Marnie Stern – You Don’t Turn Down
Once and Future Band – Brain (demo version)
B. Hamilton – Outside a Hexagram
Silkworm – Dirty Air

Ep009: (Mp3 linkItunes)

Mike Howells (Hair Du, LFTB), Fleecing the Fans, “Enough Talk”, Neutron’s van was stolen. Wilfred talk. The Bismarck is cursed.

Songs played:

Songs for Snakes – F.E.A.R.
Blackout Dates – Epic Song
Hair Dü – My Favorite Christmas Meal
Joe 4 – Houlihan
Eastern Anchors – James the Viking
The Bismarck – Bedbreaker
Hurry Up Shotgun – Garbage Destinations
Qui – Apartment.

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We recap the incredible PRF Thundersnow, meeting Andrew Dice Clay, White power happy hour, “We’ve Got Wood!” the Gar Wood comedy show and who has the shortest audience. Jam packed with music too.

Songs played:

Killer Party – What Up Margaret Cho?
Nonagon – Fresnel Lens
The Rutabega – (Steely Carp Mix)
The Gary – Fair Weatherer
Federation X – Charlie Jackie Freedom Pride
The Night Marchers – Pain
Police Teeth – Emmanaulle in Renton
Sparklehorse – Happy Pig
The Rutabega – Running With the Devil
Bear Claw – Back Breaker
Retribution Gospel Choir – Can’t Walk Out

Ep007: (Mp3 linkItunes) David Yow (Jesus Lizard, Qui, Scratch Acid) Battle of the Bands (a real battle?), Neutron owns a Katana, Evan’s Guttermouth story, Winter Doldrums and Grievances episode. California Raisins vs. Harlem Globetrotters Pussycat Breakfast
We interrupt David Yow’s meal and flounder for a bit before he calls in to talk Jesus Lizard, Get Faced, acting, etc. Blubberly Hellbellies, he also sings a You Can’t Stop The Signal exclusive song to his cat. Seriously.

Songs played:

Hank IV – Garbage Star
Jesus Lizard – Monkey Trick
Dark Beach – Vamp
Obits – I Want Results
Future of the Left – Robocop 4: Fuck Off Robocop
Bottomless Pit – Dog Tag
10 Cent Fuck Flicks – Pussy Flavored Ice Cream
Poster Children – The Bottle
Qui – Freeze
The Father Figures – Fleecing the Peace
Big Business – Guns