The official video for Nada Surf‘s “Rushing” from their album ‘You Know Who You Are‘. Available on Barsuk Records (US/Canada) and City Slang (Europe) since March 2016. Just a perfect indie PowerPop gem!
Another terrific video from Dayton, Ohio’s A Voice of Your Own. Their new record satellites is out soon! Love this song! So glad to see the art-form of music videos come back and be used this well! Dr. J is talking with AVOYO on June 18th!
Several serious storms and a highly rated (F3) Tornado damaged several northern Dayton neighborhoods and communities. Local hospitals are reporting that they are treating injuries but exact figures are not available yet. Widespread damage has been reported in parts of Montgomery, Greene and Mercer counties. There are widespread outages and the city of Dayton is under a water boil advisory.
While the WUDR studios and the University of Dayton were spared, unfortunately some of our northern neighbors are not doing as well. Please do what you can to help them and the community through appropriate and verified rescue and charitable organizations. As information becomes available, we will update this announcement.
Best to all, -Dr. J
On the show today we have an interesting mix of powerful songs, local music and new music! We have brand new music from BRAT CURSE, Mike Gale, Charlie Jackson and the Heartland Railway, The Paint Splats, Shrug, The Typical Johnsons, Mike Bankhead Music, True lies and Age Nowhere!
We also have tunes from The Story Changes, Seth Canan & The Carriers, novena, David Payne, Sadbox, Smug Brothers, Gretchen’s Wheel, Cage The Elephant, Trees & Wells Music, The Boxcar Suite, Dementia Precox, Guided By Voices and several songs from Steve Makofka!
Speaking of the talented and kind Mr. Makofka — he is our guest this week to talk about his activism and the work he has been doing on strengthening families! So, 3-6pm on WUDR for Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative!
Is it too late to choose a song of the summer? Are there any strong contenders? Thoughts? It does seem that every year there is an effort to say one song perfectly captures the feeling of the season? Is it wrong to always want to the song of the summer to be Alice Cooper’s ‘Schools Out’? What is your song for summer 2019? Or have you not picked one yet?