Wednesday Nov 20
The Humpday Show 11.20.13
Valerie Dore - Get Closer My Mine - Hypnotic Tango Freeze - I.O.U Cube - Two Heads are Better Than One Desireless - Voyage, Voyage B Movie - Nowhere Girl FR David - Hey Hey Guy Human League - Being Boiled Erasure - Drama Depeche Mode - Halo Michael Cretu - Silver Water Duran Duran - Hold Back The Rain Culture Club - Miss me Blind/It's A Miracle ... (more)
Watch Franz Ferdinand Cover The Go-Betweens' "Was There Anything I Could Do?"
On a recent visit to Australia's Triple J radio network, the Scottish post-punkers Franz Ferdinand showed their appreciation for their host country by covering one of its greatest bands.
The Spires - "Flames (You & I)"
Not many bands today are capable of tracks like "Flames ", a no-frills blast of nostalgia that reminds of '70s rock groups like Television and The Go-Betweens, who balanced laid-back retrospective vocals with a jangly infusion of new-wave and rock.
Sonoma Valley Sun
With its mix of pianos, horns and acoustic guitars, The L.A.-based band Family of the Year, coming to Gundlach Bundshu on November 8, has garnered heavy radio airplay and much attention over the course of two albums and four EPs.
"Super group" wouldn't normally be used to describe a duo, but it fits the pedigree of Quasi's Steve Coomes and Janet Weiss.