Saturday, April 9, 2011

Springtime thunderstorms could not stop the Morning Flipside. Musically, another fantastic show with new releases from the Mountain Goats and New Times Viking. We premiered a special segment today called "the Lead Track" in which we took a look at some classic rock lead tracks that kicked off some of rocks best albums ever made. Let us proceed, shall we?

April 9, 2011 6-8am
Breeders "Flipside"-Like sunshine and a cup of coffee, the standard that starts all Saturday Mornings.

A few weeks back, we started the segment "the Morning Jumpstart" where the first set of music was a little more up tempo.

Fergus and Geronimo "Baby Don't You Cry"
Bass Drum of Death "Heart Attack Kid"
Apex Manor "Teenage Blood"
The Red Hills "Seal It Up"

A nice way to start the day sans caffeine, Eh?

The Mountain Goats "Beautiful Gas Mask"
The Rural Alberta Advantage "The Breakup"
Grand Atlantic "Poison the Vine"
The Butterflies "Serious Fun"
The Asteroid #4 "Ignition Slated For Eight"
Possum Jenkins "Ruined Road"
Pomegrantes "Anywhere You Go"
Margot and the Nuclear So & Sos "New York City Hotel Blues"
The Beastie Boys "Make Some Noise"
Phineas and the Lonely Leaves "Kids We Used to Be"
Telekinesis "You Turn Clear in the Sun"
Voxhaul Broadcast "Rotten Apples"

The "Lead Track" set list, immortalized forever.....

The Replacements "Hold My Life" off 1985's TIM
Pavement "Summer Babe (Winter Version)" off 1991's Slanted and Enchanted
The Rolling Stones "Rocks Off" off 1972's Exile on Main Street
Beck "The Golden Age" off 2002's Sea Change
Breeders "New Year" off 1993's Last Splash
David Bowie "Five Years" off 1972's the Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

I enjoyed this segment so much I am going to do it again next month. If you have any requests, let me know. On with the count down...

Dirty Gold "California Sunrise"
Wye Oak "Hot as Day"
The Dead Milkmen "Meaningless Upbeat Happy Song"
Deerhunter "Revival"
Grouplove "Colours"
The Rosebuds "Second Bird of Paradise"
New Times Viking "Ever Falling in Love
Adam Thorn and the Top Buttons "Life's A Bummer"

More new music and loose interpretations of the law on the Flipside next week from 6-8am April 16. You must tune in on 90.9FM WQFS! That's an order.

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