Tomorrow’s Show

On the show tomorrow – new music from U2, Alvvays Cricketbows, Iron & Wine, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Mack McKenzie, The Typical Johnsons, The Afghan Whigs, The War On Drugs, Dan Auerbach and Sick of Sarah! Some classics from The Undertones, The Replacements, and Shrug.

We will play a live track from Counting Crows and one of Dr. J’s favorite Billy Bragg songs! Join us from 3-6pm tomorrow on WUDR.

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Video of The Day: David Payne – Cheaper Than Therapy Live on YTAA

David Payne joined us in the studio yesterday (August 15, 2017) and talked about his new record, the release show on August 19th and we even convinced him to play a few songs for us.  You can check out his music at https://davidpayne.bandcamp.com/ And follow him on twitter at @DavidTNOF 

He is also part of The New Old-Fashioned, check out their music: https://newoldfashionedmusic.com/

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David Payne ‘Cheaper Than Therapy’

David Payne EP Release Show posterHello everyone!  We are back with a new show and a special guest!  As you know we have been playing that new song from Mr. David Payne, ‘Cheaper Than Therapy.’

Cheaper than therapyThat fine song is not just truth, it is also the title track of his new record which is coming out in just a few days!

David will be joining us in the studio to talk about his big release show at The “Old” Yellow Cab building on Saturday, August 19th!  That show promises to be something spectacular with Tod Weidner, Joe Anderl, Tim Pritchard, and Harold Hensley.  Some of our favorite songwriters together on one great bill!  Yeah, our Saturday plans are set!

Tune into the show however the music spirit moves you to do so… 99.5/98.1fm Flyer Radio WUDR (or online at wudr.udayton.edu) today from 3-6pm for Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative with Dr. J!

David and I will be discussing his new EP and heck ya we will play tracks from it!  We will also talk about some of David’s very cool covers of Shrug, Me & Mountains, and more!  And don’t worry kids, we will also chat about the release show and our mutual love of late 90s alt-country!

Come along everyone!

Video of the Day: The Afghan Whigs featuring James Hall – You Want Love (Pleasure Club Cover)

The Afghan Whigs’ new single is a cover song that they recorded in tribute to the band’s late guitarist Dave Rosser, who passed away last month following a brave battle with inoperable colon cancer.  Rosser’s incredible guitar work can be heard on 2014’s ‘Do To The Beast’ and the album released this year ‘In Spades.’  Rosser had also played with Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan in The Gutter Twins and in the post-Whigs project, The Twilight Singers, prior to the return of The Afghan Whigs in 2011.

“You Want Love” was first recorded by the now-defunct New Orleans band Pleasure Club, whose musical force James Hall contributes vocals to The Afghan Whigs’ new version of the song.  Thank you for the fine music Mr. Rosser.

The Afghan Whigs: http://afghanwhigs.com/
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Sub Pop Records http://www.subpop.com

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New Show Means New Sonic Discoveries

recordsThis week on Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative, Dr. J is playing new music from Cricketbows, Manray, Lillie Mae, The Castros, Arcade Fire, Lioness, Jesse W. Johnson, Tomas Pagan Motta, The New Pornographers, Dearly Beloved, Dan Auerbach, Lia Menaker, The Afghan Whigs, Joe Anderl, Debra Devi, Alvvays, The War on Drugs, The Texas Gentlmen, Mare Island, Chain & The Gang, The Good Graces, Beach House, Vandoliers, Tigerdog, Shabazz Palaces, Salvadore Ross and more.  Because who does not want more music in their life?

twentysixteenAlso on tap for the program is a very cool cover of ‘You Spin Me Round’ from Gregg Stewart.  This sounds completely different than what Pete and the boys in Dead or Alive came up with.  And Mr. Stewart has an an entire record of covers from artists who passed in 2016, appropriately titled ‘TwentySixteen.’

We will also have some #LookingBackIndie from Van Morrison and Crowded House.  We are also continuing our quest to get one more show from Smug Brothers!  Say it with us “One! More! Show!”  And although everyone thinks that Madness — yeah that band! — has not put out new music since ‘Our House,” we have a cool song from a record that they released just last year!

Co ManAnd since attendance is mandatory at the Company Man Retreat on August 4th we have a few songs from Company Man in the set!   We cannot wait for our net worth to move from boring billions to terrific trillions!  Thanks CO man!

See you Tuesday, August 1st around 3pm over at WUDR.udayton.edu!

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Video of The Day: Cricketbows – Summer Festival Sky

unnamedOur featured video is of Cricketbows performing “Summer Festival Sky” at the Pure Acoustic show at Yellow Cab on Feb. 6th, 2016 in Dayton, Ohio.  This week on the show we premier the version of this song that is on their forthcoming Commnion EP (due out this September)!

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