Friday, November 06, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 074)

Themeless Transition 2

Original Love / The Feelies
Up In Heaven (Not Only Here) / The Clash
That's The Way / Led Zeppelin
It’s Not Funny Anymore / Hüsker Dü
Short Change Hero / The Heavy
Maybe So, Maybe No / Mayer Hawthorne
Disconnected / RJD2
My Mind is at Ease / West Coast Revival
I Am The Resurrection / The Stone Roses
Hallucinations / The Raveonettes
You Make A Fool Out Of Me / Brendan Benson
Overs / Simon & Garfunkel
This Friday's Mix: Themeless Transition 2: Eclectic Boogaloo

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Thinking Turnout Might Be Light

Census Job Fair

Friday, September 11, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 011)

I've never used this theme before. It's true.
Can't Not Tell a Lie

Don't Lie To Me / Big Star
Love Is Lies / Buzzcocks
I Can Tell (When You're Telling Me Lies) / John Wesley Harding
Was It a Lie? / Sleater-Kinney
You Lie / The Muffs
Lyin' Ass Bitch / Fishbone
You Gonna Lie / Little Charlie & The Nightcats
Menteur [Liar] / Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys
Liar / The Meters
Lies / The Black Keys
Why Do I Lie? / Luscious Jackson
Lie To Me / Brook Benton
Running Out Of Lies / Etta James
Lies / J.J. Cale
That's A Lie / Too Much Joy
To Tell The Truth [Theme from the Game Show]
This Friday's Mix: Can't Not Tell a Lie

Friday, July 24, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 073)

Five your July Rock O' 24 Clock 2009 for. Songs fifteen random at.

Mavis Staples, "My Own Eyes"
Dr. Dog, "The Old Days"
Cri Cri, "El Comal Y La Olla"
The Second City: Scott Adsit & Adam McKay, "Gump"
Sugarman Three, "Turtle Walk"
Jean Ritchie, "The Unquiet Grave"
Daniel Martin Moore, "Stray Age"
Lisa Loeb and Elizabeth Mitchell, "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, "Pick It Up, Lay It in the Cut"
Hurray for the Riff Raff, "Skin and Bones"
Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim, "Adhan & Allah-O-Akbar"
Andrew Bird, "Yawny at the Apocalypse"
Cowboy Junkies (w/ John Prine), "If You Were the Woman and I Was the Man"
The Juan MacLean, "Tonight"
M/A/R/R/S, "Pump Up the Volume (USA 12" Mix)
This Friday's Mix: Shuffleupagus

Friday, May 22, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 20)

A North Star State of mind.
Duck Duck Grey Duck

Kids Don't Follow / The Replacements
Chemistry Set / The Suburbs
The Land of Clear Blue Radio / The Soviettes
Ship Of Fools / Soul Asylum
Love Is All Around / Hüsker Dü
Toolmaster Of Brainerd / Trip Shakespeare
Empire Builder / Mason Jennings
All The Rock Star Jobs Are Taken / Dylan Hicks
Red Dye No. 40 / Honeydogs
Funkytown / Lipps, Inc.
Cry 4 Help / Har Mar Superstar
Something For Nothing / Heiruspecs
Always Coming Back Home To You / Atmosphere
This Friday's Mix: Duck Duck Grey Duck

Friday, May 15, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 72)

It just wants your attention.
Is For Horses

Hey Tonight / Creedence Clearwater Revival
Get Off of My Cloud / The Rolling Stones
Hey Hey What Can I Do / Led Zeppelin
Treat Her Right / Roy Head & The Traits
Loose Booty / Sly & The Family Stone
Hey Pocky A-Way / The Meters
Hey / Pixies
Hey Now! / Oasis
Hey Joe / Tahiti 80
Hey You! Get Off My Mountain / The Dramatics
Hey Mama / Kanye West
Hey, Boy! Hey, Girl! / Louis Prima & Keely Smith
Hey Now Baby / Professor Longhair
This Friday's Mix Is For Horses

Friday, May 08, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 71)

If I've told you once, I've told you seventy-one times.
Mama Done Told me

Always On The Run / Lenny Kravitz
Mama Said Knock You Out / LL Cool J
Mama Told Me Not To Come / Wilson Pickett
Mama Used To Say / Junior
Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) / Sly & The Family Stone
Blues In The Night / Cab Calloway
My Mama Told Me / Barbara Lewis
Mama Said We Can't Get Married / Warren Lee
Too Many Fish In The Sea / The Young Rascals
Mama Don't Allow / Julia Lee
Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call) / Stevie Wonder
I Asked My Mom / The Blacks
Don't Take Your Guns To Town / Johnny Cash
This Friday's Mix: Mama Done Told Me

Friday, May 01, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 10)
More fun this time around!

It's how I roll.
Seven-Ten Split

Seven Nation Army / The White Stripes
Ten Year Plan / Therapy?
Seven Day Weekend / New York Dolls
Ten Lbs. / The Delta 72
Seven Seas of Rhye / Queen
Ten Percenter / Frank Black
Seven Seas / Echo And The Bunnymen
Ten to One / The Bats
Seven / David Bowie
Ten Second News / Son Volt
Seven Long Years / The Guess Who
Ten O'Clock / ? & The Mysterians
Seven Days / Cracker
Ten Men / Morcheeba
This Friday's Mix: Seven-Ten Split

Friday, April 17, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 70)

When you squint, Facebook even looks like Flashback.
What's Up, 1994?

Vasoline / Stone Temple Pilots
Milquetoast / Helmet
Queen for a Day / Jesus Lizard
Rebel Girl / Bikini Kill
Sweat / Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Orange Moon / Eleventh Dream Day
Cut Your Hair / Pavement
People in the Sky / Sloan
Haze of Love / Cake
Put Your Teeth up on the Window Sill / Southern Culture on the Skids
Twiggy Twiggy / Twiggy vs. James Bond / Pizzicato Five
Brother Sister / Brand New Heavies
May Queen / Liz Phair
This Friday's Mix: What's Up, 1994?

Friday, April 03, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 69)

Just what's at hand today. But sometimes patch works.
Themeless Transition

I Got Mine / The Black Keys
Good To Me / Brendan Benson
Get It Together (Live) / Grand Funk Railroad
Concrete Reservation / Syl Johnson
Getting Nearer / The Rascals
Mexican Candy / The Iguanas
Dreamer / Dennis Wilson
Whatever Side You're On / Shawn Lee
I Believe To My Soul / Donny Hathaway
Broken World / Shemekia Copeland
Murder in the City / The Avett Brothers
Song Of Orfeo Negro / The Fabulous Jokers
This Friday's Mix: Themeless Transition

Friday, March 06, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 68)

I got nothing.
FOCR #068: Sheesh

Daniella / Hurray for the Riff Raff
Skinny Love / Bon Iver
From / Dr. Dog
The Concubine / Beirut
Streetlights / Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Can’t You See / The Marshall Tucker Band
Calvary / Levon Helm
Mighty Ship / Angela Desveaux
Beautiful Drug / Thievery Corporation
Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall / Ink Spots & Ella Fitzgerald
Grandma's Hands (Live) / Bill Withers
This Friday's Mix: Sheesh.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 67)

Ten songs that I, and any clones thereof, can't live without.
FOCR In Case of Emergency

Frankenstein / The Edgar Winter Group
Big Bird / Eddie Floyd
Mothership Connection (Star Child) / Parliament
Do the Funky Chicken / Rufus Thomas
Scenario / A Tribe Called Quest
Shake Your Rump / The Beastie Boys
Can't Hardly Wait / The Replacements
That's Where It's At / Sam Cooke
Southern Nights / Allen Toussaint
Harbor Lights / Sammy Kaye
This Friday's Mix: In Case of Emergency

Friday, January 23, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 66) Addendum
Year of the Ox looking very un-bullish, seers say (IHT)
[Four is] a number the Chinese deem extremely unlucky, because "four" is pronounced the same as "death" in Chinese.
Movies That Presumably Flopped in China
  • Fantastic Death
  • Death Weddings and a Funeral
  • Lethal Weapon Death
  • Death Wish Death: The Crackdown
  • Deathest Gump
  • Pay It Deathward
  • North Dallas Deathy
  • Nineteen Deathy-Death
Album That Presumably Flopped in China
  • Huey Lewis and the News, "Death!"
Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 66) Ah, crap.
Year of the Ox looking very un-bullish, seers say (IHT) Chinese soothsayers see a deepening recession, millions more losing their jobs, and stocks and home prices continuing to fall. ... [S]ome fortunetellers are throwing in other dire predictions — massive earthquakes, rising U.S.-Russian tensions and trouble for President Barack Obama. ... Obama, born in the Year of the Ox, is taking office in a particularly bad year for his Chinese astrological sign. ... Obama also is the 44th president, a number the Chinese deem extremely unlucky, because "four" is pronounced the same as "death" in Chinese. Year of the Ox
Rocks Off / The Rolling Stones
The Ox / The Who
Brainbox Pollution / Hawkwind
"B" Movie Box Car Blues / The Blues Brothers
Looking For A Fox / Clarence Carter
When My Boy Walks Down The Street / The Magnetic Fields
Fort Knox, King Solomon / Bob Mould
The Boxer / Waylon Jennings
Knocks Me Off My Feet / Stevie Wonder
Glory Box / Portishead
Wild Ox Moan / Taj Mahal
Evel Talks Of The Future/Reprise: Ballad of Evel Knievel / Evel Knievel
This Friday's Mix: Year of the Ox

Friday, January 16, 2009

Today's Five O'Clock Rock (Episode 65) Here's to fresh faces.
Change of Personnel

Long Time Coming / Aloe Blacc
This Land Is Your Land / Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings
Walk Of Life / Shooter Jennings
Many Rivers To Cross / The Walkmen
Little Wing / Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
Last Train To Clarksville / Cassandra Wilson
Iron Man / The Cardigans
Superman / Roger Troutman
Little Honda / Yo La Tengo
I Love Trash / Steven Tyler
Straight Out Of Compton / Nina Gordon
This Friday's Mix: Change of Personnel