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KAFM Grand Junction, 9pm - 12am

Holiday Ghosts Holiday Ghosts

Tonight, we start with a special presentation of My Favorite Lies, a one-hour collection of songs about untruths, deception, fakery, and more. Moving on, we filled the rest of the evening with the usual variety of genres, mostly from the last few months. Of particular note are new releases from Holiday Ghosts, Adrienne Lenker, and Alejandro Escovedo.

In this episode: A Giant Dog, Adrianne Lenker, Alejandro Escovedo, Applied Communications, The Bad Beats, Bass Drum Of Death, Being Dead, Brain Capps and the True Liars, Bristler, The Bug, Camera Obscura, Caravan Palace, Club Makumba, Corb Lund, The Dandy Warhols, Elbow, Eyelids, Franklin Bruno, Fred und Luna, The Grates, Handsome Boy Modeling School, Holiday Ghosts, Jenny Toomey, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Julia Holter, Kim Lenz And Her Jaguars, Marshall Crenshaw, Master Peace, Meatbodies, The Menzingers, The Messthetics & James Brandon Lewis, Nick Lowe, The Raging Teens, Ride, Soft Hair, STRFKR, Thee Conductor, TOO MANY ZOOZ, The Vaselines, Vinicius Cantuaria, The Vovos, Waxahatchee, White Hassle, Young Fresh Fellows

  Song Artist Notes
1 My Favorite Lies White Hassle Originally from George Jones
3 Fine Lies Bass Drum Of Death Grinding it fine is more like it
4 Fake Plastic Trees A Giant Dog Double falsehood!
5 Lies Are Much More Fun The Grates It depends on how you slice it
7 True Liar Brain Capps and the True Liars Closely following the template
8 Lies The Raging Teens An old-fashioned drubbing
9 Somebody Lied Kim Lenz And Her Jaguars Twist ending!
10 All Men Are Liars Nick Lowe Points for rhyming Astley and ghastly
12 Decoy Jenny Toomey The double Bruno
13 You Told A Lie Camera Obscura The gentlest of untruths
14 Lies On Your Lips Franklin Bruno Somewhat countrified
15 A Fake Hello Young Fresh Fellows Not quite into it
17 Tellin' Lies The Menzingers Spreading them about
18 Jealous Lies Soft Hair The worst kind
19 Inky Lies The Vaselines Staining your fingers
20 The Truth Handsome Boy Modeling School
22 Big Congratulations Holiday Ghosts Rattling off the wagon
23 Drive Slow The Bad Beats The ole organ grind
24 Last Living Buffalo Being Dead Don’t mess with bison
25 Bank Robber Bristler Take the money and run
27 Cell Phone Says Adrianne Lenker Inside voice
28 Was Fort Worth Worth It? Corb Lund Playing with words
29 Lone Star Lake Waxahatchee More true stories
30 Cynical Girl Marshall Crenshaw Get your own
32 Los Narcos Master Peace Worth the edits
33 Alcohol And Cocainemarijuananicotine The Dandy Warhols Getting into it
34 (Go On) The First Flight Eyelids Don’t dilly dally
35 Her to the Earth Elbow Funked out
37 John Conquest Alejandro Escovedo Grittier than expected
38 jamcod The Jesus and Mary Chain They are quite back
39 Big Man Thee Conductor Large thoughts
40 Emergence The Messthetics & James Brandon Lewis Getting proggy in here
42 Maragato Club Makumba At a breakneck pace
43 Spirits Caravan Palace Thrumming on the sidechain
44 Tomboy Femme Applied Communications Fixed up and out
45 Buried (Your life is short) The Bug The machines would like to have a word
47 ICNNVR2 Meatbodies Give me more rebreviations
48 Last Night I Went Somewhere to Dream Ride Cannot be the stopped
49 Pink Milk The Vovos Also available in blue
51 Verde Mata Vinicius Cantuaria Minimal breezes
52 Morgen Fred und Luna U2 at their best
53 Sun Girl Julia Holter Drifting in and out
54 Lot Of Nice Things STRFKR Getting physical
56 Nowhere Else To Go with Moon Hooch TOO MANY ZOOZ No strings and four double o’s