Episode 0159: Call Me When You Get There

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
The Rare Occasions The Rare Occasions

I will let you in on a secret weakness: a band like The Rare Occasions can seize control of my playlist just by showing up with a surplus of pop hooks and grade AAA harmonies.

In this episode: The Avett Brothers, Black Pumas, Boise Cover Band, Cherry Glazerr, Colourbox, Django Django, The English Beat, The Epizootis, Erin McKeown, Evaporators, Fastball, Frankie & The Poolboys, G. Love & Special Sauce, Head of Femur, Josh Caterer, Juana Molina, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Link Wray, Madness, The Mountain Goats, My Robot Friend, Ozric Tentacles, Polysics, The Rare Occasions, Ratboys, Robyn Hitchcock, The Routes, Rube Waddell, Sonic Boom, Spirit of the Beehive, TLO, TLO, Trilok Gurtu & Robert Miles, The Wedding Present

  Song Artist Notes
1 Call Me When You Get There The Rare Occasions Easier said than done
2 Love Comes In Waves Fastball Still fast
3 Space Blows Ratboys Fuzzing loud
4 Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft The Wedding Present And their aggressive jangle
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6 Ain't That Lovin' You Baby Link Wray Still the original
7 Ewa on the Beach Frankie & The Poolboys With a genuine drip
8 Watercooler TLO
9 Chain Gang Boise Cover Band Originally by Pretenders
10 Trash People Cherry Glazerr We all know some
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12 Black Moon Rising Black Pumas Soul grinding
13 Small World Trilok Gurtu & Robert Miles Make yourself comfortable
14 Tei! Tei! Tei! Polysics Manic japanic
15 Barney Rubble Is My Double Evaporators Totally Flintstoned
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17 ENTERTAINMENT Spirit of the Beehive A bit of the far out there
18 Pleura King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard For beat-counting obsessives
19 The Butterfly Effect The Epizootis Big finish
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21 Foot In Mouth The Routes Under some form of suggestion
22 Baby's Got Sauce G. Love & Special Sauce It’s a hot type of sauce
23 Rockin' In A Flat Madness Or G sharp if you will
24 Ranking Full Stop The English Beat I said stop
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26 I Something You (Live) Robyn Hitchcock It's a comfortable existence
27 When I Drink The Avett Brothers A classic from the start
28 Fresca TLO
29 Hobo Luv Rube Waddell More hobo music
30 Walt Whitman My Robot Friend He was super into robots
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32 Need You Around Josh Caterer An unmistakable voice
33 Rhode Island Is Famous For You Erin McKeown Anyone from Rhode Island?
34 Isn't It A Shame Head of Femur The big open sound
35 Abandoned Flesh The Mountain Goats Those goths!
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37 Tawkin Tekno (Remix) Sonic Boom Mesmerizing sounds
38 Just Give 'Em Whiskey Colourbox Samples galore
39 Cara De Espejo Juana Molina Looping through infinity
40 Vedavox Ozric Tentacles Far-off microtones
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42 Spirals Django Django Around and around and ever-tighter