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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...

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast 114: Screaming Females - an interview with Jarrett Dougherty

Photo by Dan Bracaglia



Click to download:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/jerseybeat/JB114.mp3

On this episode of the podcast, we interview Jarrett Dougherty, drummer of New Brunswick's Screaming Females, who discussed the band's new album Rose Mountain, their return to full time touring, and DIY culture.

Songs:
Garbage/Screaming Females - "Because The Night"
Screaming Females - "Wishing Well" (Rose Mountain)
Screaming Females - "Criminal Image" (Rose Mountain)
Screaming Females - "Rotten Apple"  (Ugly)
Screaming Females - "Cortez The Killer" (Singles)
Screaming Females - "I Do" (Singles)

Our intro music is "Raft Of The Medusa" by the Graveyard Kids, and our intro is "Visiting Hours" by LandSpeedRecord.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast 113: What's New In 2015

Direct Download:   JB113http://traffic.libsyn.com/jerseybeat/JB113.mp3

On Episode 113, we check out some of the new music that's come into Jersey Beat HQ since the start of 2015.

Active Bird Community - Million Ways
Dinosaur Eyelids - Lambertville
Eyelids - 854
Labyrrrnth - Traveling Strange
Sink Tapes - Small Lipped Bird
Grim Deeds - Weasel Acres
The Young Rochelles - Stay-At-Home-Man
Ben Popp - Lolita
No Ice - Darlin'
Hot Love - Tripping In The Hall
Science Club - It's A Drunken Sleaze Party
Thelonesomekid - Slurls In The Next
Front Porch Step - A Lovely Mess
Guts Club - I Am A Marine Biologist
Hugh Trimble - Another Ghost Ship
Jack Skuller - Hard To Want
Roy Orbitron - Navajo Juggalos
Stoop Kids - Happy Birthday
Big Figment - Cut Knuckle

Monday, January 05, 2015

Jersey Beat Podcast #112: Looking Back At 2014


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On this episode, we play some of our favorite indie releases of 2014

The Front Bottoms - Jim Bogart
Those Mockingbirds - How To Rob A Bank
The Martinets - Rock N Roll Will Probably Never Die
Stuyvesant - Shh
Black Wine - Breaking Down
Jeffrey Lewis - What Would Pussy Riot Do?
Cymbals Eat Guitars - XR
Eastern Anchors - Above Your Station
Smalltalk - Indecipherable
The Everymen - NJHC
The Gradients - Enemies
Single Mothers - Blood Pressure
Loudon Wainwright III - Brand New Dance
The Porchistas - The Moon Saloon
Deena - My Friend Superman
Karen Haglof - Musician's Girlfriend Blues
The-All-About - All Your CD's
Gay Elvis -Sing When I'm Alone
Allison Strong - Days Like This

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jersey Beat Podcast #110: Excelsior, You Fathead! A Birthday Salute to Jean Shepherd


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It's Jean Shepherd's 93rd birthday so we are rebroadcasting Jersey Beat Podcast #12 from 2006, in which we salute Jean Shepherd, play some clips from his radio show, and interview the author of Shepherd's biography.