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Monday, April 27, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #119: Who's On First?

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The Graveyard Kids - "Bought & Sold"
Bitterheart - "Can't Stop"
The Front Bottoms - "Wolf Man"
Joanna Gruesome - "There Is No Function Stacy"
Hiccup - "Whatev, It's Cool"
Wyldlife - "(It's Called) Rock N Roll"
Holy City Zoo - "Poor Little Pinkus"
The Flashing Astonishers - "Insignificant Others"
Miniboone - "Any Other City"
Short Attention - "Jim's In Love With Rachael Ray"
The Fleshtones - "Destination Greenpoint"
The Kyle Sowashes - "Lemons"
Adam & The Plants - "Cheating To Win"
Dirty Fences - "High School Rip"
Dutch Boys - "HWY"
Our First Brains - "open-ended unrequited love"
The Insect Trust - "Hoboken Saturday Night"
Bone & Marrow - "Eye Contact"

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #118: There Are At Least Two Kinds of Education

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On this episode, you'll hear...
The Harmonica Lewinskies - Jesus Christ Is Just Rock N Roll
The Gripweeds - Rise UP
The Smithereens - It Don't Come Easy
The Corner Laughers - Fairytale Tourist
Triumph Of The Wild - California To The Cross
Turbo Fruits - Show Me Something Real
Worm Quartet - Fueled By Angst
Grounders - Bloor Street and Pressure
Kurt Baker Combo - Love Potion #9
The Catholic Girls - Down At The Shore
Terrell Atrophy & The Holy Savior Club - Girl
Tuffy - Ice Cream Trucks
Sinkhole - Wreck On The Highway
The A.G.'s - Jesse's Girl
Teenage Bottlerocket - Too Much LaCollina
Thomas Wesley Stern - Talk Is Cheap
Weird & Wonderful Words - Bobsy-Die
The Sharp Things - Everything Breaks
Sound Advice - it's the fun song!

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #117: An interview with Tom Scharpling of The Best Show


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On Jersey Beat Podcast #117, we talk to NJ radio legend, humorist, author, video director and all around nice guy Tom Scharpling, about the rebirth of The Best Show on the web, the Best Show box set, and for fans of The Best Show, Tom even gives some advice on how to get your call on the air.

Listen to The Best Show at TheBestShow.net

You can purchase the deluxe box set of The Best of the Best Show here.http://www.numerogroup.com/products/scharpling-wurster-the-best-of-the-best-show








Here's the video Tom directed for Titus Andronicus:


Music on this program:
Bones Howell - "Maya Angelou"  from Bones Howell
Carter Prince - "Hopeless Unromantic"  from "Electric Love"
Sink Tapes - "Home's A Chore" from Plastic Love
Tris McCall - "Robert Menendez, Basta Ya!"  from Shootout At The Sugar Factory

and "The Best Theme From The Best Show" by Themeweavers LLC

Our intro theme is "Raft Of The Medusa" from The Graveyard Kids.


Saturday, March 14, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #116: New Music From New Jersey And Beyond

 Direct Download:  JB116.mp3  (right click and save)


On this all music episode of the JB Podcast, you'll hear...

The Lookouts - "California/Mendocino"   Spy Rock Road (And Other Stories)
Crazy & The Brains - "I'm Rich"    Good Lord
Honah Lee - "Sobered, So Bored" "33 On 45" EP
Tuffy - "Now Now"  "Don't Chase EP"
Less Than Jake - "American Idle" (single)
Dentist - "I Do It Cause I Wanna" Vinyl Heart
Heeney - "Brooklyn Pop" (single)
Big Cheese - "Watch TV) (single)
Goodwolf - "Desperately 21"  Car In The Woods
Turbo Fruits - "Favorite Girl" No Control
Hot Love - "Get Back Down" (single)
The Grizzled Mighty - "For The Sake Of It All"  Closed Knuckle Jaw
Life Eaters - "Government Kicks"   Life Eaters
Made Violent - "Two Tone Hair" "Made Violent EP"
Jesse Turits - "Freight Train" (single)
Janet Devlin - "Creatures Of The Night" Running Scissors
Junior Brothers - "I've Been Drinkin' 'Cause of You" One Way Ticket
Julian Fulton - "Paris, Idaho"  Reverie
Shilpa Ray - "Make Up"  Make Up
Thomas Wesley Stern - "Jackson"  Never Leave

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #115: An Interview With Frank Portman, author of King Dork Approximately


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On episode #115,  Jim Testa interviews Frank Portman, aka Dr. Frank of The Mr T Experience, about his new novel King Dork Approximately.  And just to keep things moving, we throw in a few Frank Portman classics, including songs written specifically for  Frank's novels King Dork, Andromeda Klein, and King Dork Approximately.

Songs in this episode:

King Dork
King Dork Approximately
Andromeda Klein
I Wanna Ramone You
She Turned Out To Be Crazy
Gooey Glasses
How'd The Date End
Two Martinis From Now
Thinking of Suicide
O'Brien Is Trying To Learn To Talk Hawaiian

Order your copy of King Dork Approximately here...

Visit Dr Frank's Blog here...