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Friday, July 31, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #122: New Music!

Direct Download:  JB122.mp3

Lots of new music!

Goodman - Strange Hold
Hong Kong Graffiti - Red
The Deafening Colors - Parkway South
The Paper Jets - Elizabeth Distressed
Lady - Chuta
The Planes - Keep You Safe
The Benjees - Hollywood
Bloody Your Hands! - Boys & Girls
The Clydes - Stay Away From The Doorman
Mini-Boone - I Don't Wanna Send An Email
Static Radio NJ - Worlds On Heroin
Doziac - Brick Wall
Tris McCall & The New Jack Trippers - An Ass of U And Me
Dirty Fences - Deep In Your Heart
Fox & the Law - Bad Motivator
Lost Boy? - Chew
Leaf Pile - When I'm Dead
The Front Bottoms - Cough It Out

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #121: Jon Fine, Author of Your Band Sucks



Direct Download:  JB121.mp3  (click to save or stream)

On this episode of the Jersey Beat Podcast,  Jim Testa talks with writer/musician Jon Fine about his memoir YOUR BAND SUCKS: What I Saw At Indie Rock's Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear.)  In addition, we play a few songs from Jon's bands and a few of his contemporaries interviewed in the book:

Bitch Magnet - "Ducks Or Drakes"
Bitch Magnet - "Joan Of Arc"
Squirrel Bait - "Kid Dynamite"
Coptic Light - "Arson Guy"
Poster Children - "Zero Stars"
Black Flag - "TV Party"
Bitch Magnet - "Americruiser"

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #120: An interview with Justin Angelo Morey of Sunshine & The Rain, Black Hollies, and Rye Coalition

Direct Download:  JB120.mp3

On this episode of the Jersey Beat Podcast,  Jim Testa chats with Justin Angelo Morey,  about his new band (with his wife Ashley) Sunshine & The Rain, as well as growing up as a punk rock kid and some reflections on his hometown of Jersey City.












 Music On This Episode:
"Come On And Take A Ride" -  Sunshine & The Rain
"Benevolent Benediction" - Black Hollies
"Cocaine Werewolf" - Rye Coalition

Monday, April 27, 2015

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

Direct Download:  JB119.mp3

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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

Direct Download:  JB118.mp3
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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!