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All my playlists from the past few months are archived here...

Vinyl records

30 JUNE 2004
*The Cure - Lost
*Black Eyed Snakes - Rise Up!
*Yo La Tengo - Georgia vs. Yo La Tengo
*The Cure - The End of the World
*Smashing Pumpkins - Untitled
*My Morning Jacket - still don't know the name of the song...
*Handsome Family - Weightless Again
 *Mazzy Star - Fade Into You
*The Cure - alt.end
*Queen Kong - So Brand New
*The Cocteau Twins - Pearly Dew Drops' Drops
*The Kinks - Village Green Preservation Society *Ani DiFranco - Both Hands
*The Cure - A Forest [acoustic version]
07 JULY 2004
*My Morning Jacket - Mahgeetah
*Cat Power - He War
*Tindersticks - Travelling Light
*The Prayer Boat - Dark Green
*The Cure - alt.end
*The 22.20s - The Devil in Me
*The Killers - Jenny Was a Friend of Mine
*Desaparicedos - Man and Wife, The Latter (Damaged Goods)
*Queen Kong - So Brand New
*The Faint - Worked up so Sexual
*Devendra Banhart - Bluebird
28 JULY 2004
*Delays - Wanderlust [saw their first US gig at TT The Bear's Place in Boston, and it was fab]
*The Walkmen - The Rat [what a beautifully bitter song!]
*The Rapture - House of Jealous Lovers
*The Belles - Omerta [playing the Lobby August 12th]
*Blind Melon - No Rain [i managed to pick up this single from 1992 in a second hand store!!]
*Bright Eyes - Lover I Don't Have to Love
*Soulwax - Any Minute Now [new single, out first week in August]
*The Sexy Magazines - Sex, Murder, Music [crazy Strokes-esque band from NYC, saw 'em support the Mooney Suzuki in Boston - the next big thing?]
*Interpol - NYC
*The Fatima Mansions - Blues for Ceaucescu [also picked up this original single for two dollars]
*Blonde Redhead - Elephant Woman
*Elliott Smith - Division Day
*Belly - Superconnected
*Beck - Lost Cause
04 AUGUST 2004
Queen Kong interview and live at:
11 AUGUST 2004
*Modest Mouse - Float On
*Phoenix - Everything is Everything
*The Shins - Kissing the Lipless
*Bjork - Human Behaviour
*Queen Kong - David Bowie
*Ladytron - Seventeen
*The Faint - Take Me to the Hospital
*Interpol - PDA
*Joy Division - Transmission
*Now It's Overhead - Wonderful Scar [playing the Vault this coming monday!!! bright eyes fans take note!!]
*Elliott Smith - Speed Trials
*The Sleepy Jackson - This Day
*Mark Geary - Beautiful
*The Pernice Bros. - One Foot in the Grave
18 AUGUST 2004
*Now It's Overhead - Wait in Line
*Bright Eyes - Lover I Don't Have to Love
*My Morning Jacket - Golden
*Death Cab For Cutie - Tiny Vessels
*Morrissey - Irish Blood, English Heart (request)
*Dwight - Gardening (playing a gig on sat 28th August)
*Cat Power - He War (i know i play this a lot, but it's such a good track!)
*Low - Immune
*Bonnie Prince Billy - Agnes, Queen of Sorrow
*Jeff Buckley - So Real (new Legacy edition of Grace out now)
*Elliott Smith - Condor Avenue
*Pavement - Range Life
25 AUGUST 2004
*Freezepop - Stakeout (Bostonian synth-pop about stalking a cute record store clerk)
*Ladytron - Seventeen
*Kenna - Manfading
*The Shins - Saint Simon
*Low - Peanut Butter Toast and American Bandstand (from A Lifetime of Temporary Relief, the new boxset)
*Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Nature Boy
*The Delays - Long Time Coming
*Elliott Smith - The Enemy Is You
*Ron Sexsmith - This Song (playing at the Vault, Sept 7th)
*The Icarus Line (playing at the Vault, Sept 2nd)
*Dwight - Gardening
*The Sexy Magazines - Sex. Murder. Music ( like the Strokes, but with more attitude...)
*The Soundtrack of Our Lives - Sister Surround
*The Lemonheads - Big Gay Heart
*Brendan Benson - Tiny Spark
*Femmepop - Man's World
*Cathy Davey - Come Over
*The Killers - All These Things That I've Done [new single]
*The Doors - People Are Strange

*Interview with Dwight

*Elliott Smith - Angeles
*Death Cab For Cutie - New Year
*The Postal Service - Such Great Heights
*The Shins - Kissing the Lipless
*Morrissey - the world is full of crashing bores
*Iain Archer - summer jets
*Ron Sexsmith - Farewell, Thumbelina [played last night at the Vault]
*Martin Finke - Weight Of Mountains [playing the Lobby on the 24th Sept]
*Detroit Cobras - Cha Cha Twist [new single from new album due out soon]
*Turin Brakes - Underdog (save me)
*Interpol - Slow Hands [NEW SINGLE! - excellent stuff altogether, love it!]
*The Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey
*The Delgados - Everybody Come Down [from new album out soon, Universal Audio]
*Bobby Conn - Angels
*Femmepop - Egomaniac [playing Cyprus Ave on 10th of Sept]
*The Chalets - Theme from the Chalets [playing the Lobby on Oct 23rd]
*The Killers - All these things that I've done
*Interpol - PDA [no harm playing two Interpol songs in one show!!]
*Jape - Floating
*Modest Mouse - Float On
*Concretes - Say Something New
*Cat Power - American Flag
*Stina Nordenstam - Parliament Square
*Dogs Die In Hot Cars - Lounger
*Halite - A Fine Thing To Steal
*Doves - The Man Who Told Everything
*Interpol - Slow Hands
*The Cure - A Forest
*The Rapture - House Of Jealous Lovers
*Interview about Elliott Smith Tribute night
*Elliott Smith - Son of Sam
*Franz Ferdinand - Shopping for Blood
*Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Machine
*Biffy Clyro - My Recovery Injection
*Cat Power - He-war
*Cathy Davey - Come Over
*The Shins - So Says I
*Soundgarden - Pretty Noose (request)
*The Walkmen - the Rat
*Modest Mouse - Ocean Breathes Salty
*The 22-20s - The Devil in Me
*The Concretes - Seems Fine
*The JAMC feat. Hope Sandoval - Sometimes Always
*Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Nature Boy
*Kenna - Manfading
*The Postal Service - Such Great Heights
06 OCTOBER 2004
*Interpol - Evil
*The Delgados - Everybody Come Down
*Morrissey - Tomorrow
*Stellastarr* - In The Walls
*22-20s - 22 Days
*Interpol - Not Even Jail
*The Concretes - Say Something New
*Juno Falls - Kiss Me (request)
*Wondrland - I Wanna Love U
*Neutral Milk Hotel - King of Carrot Flowers pt 1
*Desaparecidoes (sp?!) - Man and Wife, the Latter (damaged goods)
*Death Cab for Cutie - We Looked Like Giants
*David Bowie - Suffragette City
*Interpol - NARC
*Adem - Ringing in My Ear
*KT Tunstall - Miniature Disasters
*Nick Cave - He Wants You (request)
*The Faint - Desperate Guys (from the new album, Wet From Birth)
*Bobby Conn - Angels
*David Kitt - Dancing in the Moonlight (he MURDERS it.)
*Jape - Floating
*The Pixies - Planet of Sound (request)
*The Faint - Southern Belles in London Sing (stand-out track from the new album!) *Bright Eyes - Lover I Don't Have to Love (two new singles due out in November, two new albums due in January)
*Elliott Smith - Miss Misery
*Blonde Redhead - Elephant Woman

20 OCTOBER 2004*The Faint - Southern Belles in London Sing
*The Manics - The Love of Richard Nixon [new single]
*Joy Division - She's Lost Control
*Interpol - Slow Hands
*The Shins feat. Iron and Wine (live) - New Slang
*Jimmy Eat World - Pain [new single]
*Blur - There's no Other Way
*The Clash - Guns of Brixton
*The Soundtrack of Our Lives - Bigtime [new single]
*Elliott Smith - Waltz #2
*Elliott Smith - Between the Bars
*Bob Dylan - Don't Think Twice, It's Alright

Elliott Smith Tribute Show
*Wedding Present - Octopussy
*Jeff Martin - Make Change
*Elliott Smith - Let's Get Lost
*Windings - Surrounded
*Mercury Rev - All is Dream
*The Postal Service - We Will Become Silhouettes
*Manic St Preachers - The Love of Richard Nixon

*Interview - Janis Ian

*The Cure - Close to You
*Purgatory (young Cork band- demo) - Call to Angels
*Giveamanakick - Ger Canning

*Interview - Steve from GAMAK/Windings

*Windings - You There
*Iron & Wine - Lion's Mane
*Elliott Smith - Twilight
*The Wedding Present - Corduroy (single version)
*Pavement - Cut Your Hair

*Interview - Needledrop

*Needledrop - Murder
*Waiting Room - Denis
*GAMAK - Let God Touch Your Children } split 7" on Road Relish

 November 17th
*Sons & Daughters - Johnny Cash
*Franz Ferdinand - Darts of Pleasure
*Cathy Davey - Cold Man's Nightmare
*Fionn Regan - Hunter's Map
*Tripping Daisy - Sonic Bloom
*Max Tundra - Lysine
*Freezepop - Stakeout
*The Rapture - Olio
*The Faint - Desperate Guys
*Hawksley Workman - Striptease
*Elliott Smith - Coast to Coast
*The Walkmen - The Rat
November 24th
*Waiting Room Interview
*Jeff Martin Interview
December 1st
*Interpol - Evil
*Elliott Smith - Pretty (Ugly Before) [new single]
*Waiting Room - Denis [request]
*Ed Harcourt - Born in the 70s
*Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over the Sea
*The Faint - Agenda Suicide
*The Cure - I'm Cold
*Death Cab for Cutie - We Looked Like Giants
*Blonde Redhead - Equus
*Belly - Gepetto
*Cocteau Twins - Blue Bell Knoll
*15th Dec: 
On the final show of the year, Emmet O'Brien and John O'Leary joined me in studio to talk about their favourite albums of the year, which included albums by Nancy Sinatra, Brian Wilson, Leonard Cohen, and Morrissey! My own favourite albums included Interpol's 'Antics', The Shin's 'Chutes Too Narrow', and The Faint's 'Wet From Birth'!
5th January - first show of the new year!
*OK Go - This Will Be Our Year
*Sufjan Stevens - All the Trees will Clap Their Hands...[a happy birthday song for Jim Comic!]
*Belly - Hot Burrito #1
*Q and not U - Line In The Sand
*Jimmy Eat World - Game of Pricks [BBC Session]
*Death Cab For Cutie - This Temporary Life
*Hole - Violet
*Dogs Die In Hot Cars - Lounger [request]
*Portishead - Sour Times
*Spain - Nobody Has to Know [request]
*Damien Jurado - Desert
*Elliott Smith - Don't Go Down
*Elastica - Connection
*The Faint - Worked Up So Sexual
January 12th
*Mylo - Drop the Pressure
*Sylvia Saint interview
*Sylvia Saint - Beaten by a Girl
*Sylvia Saint - Wristbands and fake tans
*Pixies - Planet of Sound
*The Faint - Hospital
*Q and not U
*Interpol - Obstacle 1
*The Ex - Frenzy
*The Clash - Train in Vain
*Cat Power - He War
*Joanna Newsome - Peach Plum Pear
*Rilo Kiley - Jenny, you're barely alive
*Postal Service - Such Great Heights
*Devendra Banhart - Little Sparrow
*Pulp - Something Changed
*The Grifters - Bummer
*The Meat Puppets - Plateau
*Death Cab for Cutie - Title Track
*Quasi - It's Raining
*Badly Drawn Boy - Disillusion


January 19th
*Annie - Chewing Gum
*New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle
*The Ordinary Boys - Talk, Talk, Talk
*The Smiths - Ask
*Manic St Preachers - Faster
*Now It's Overhead - Book of Love [Magnetic Fields cover]
*Kathryn Williams - Soul to Feet
*Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man - Mysteries
*Mercury Rev - Across Yer Ocean [from new album, The Secret Migration]
*Bloc Party - So Here We Are
*Grandaddy - Hewlett's Daughter [as requested via this website]
*Foo Fighters - Everlong
*The Faint - Southern Belles in London Sing [for Justine]
*Numbers - Got to Go [for Kelly, whose show I was babysitting!]
*Brainiac - Get Away
*Damien Jurado - Letters & Drawings
*(smog) - Dress Sexy at my Funeral
*Jesus & Mary Chain - Just Like Honey [for Una]
*Pavement - Range Life
*Josh Rouse - Winter in the Hamptons [excellent new single]
*The Jayhawks - Big Star
*The Belles - Drug Buddy [Lemonheads cover]
*Neutral Milk Hotel - In An Aeroplane Over the Sea
*Emperors of Ice-Cream - Skin Tight
January 26th
*Whipping Boy - We Don't Need Nobody Else
*Fearghal McKee - What You Want to Start?
*Josh Rouse - Winter in the Hamptons
*Turin Brakes - Slack
*Belly - Gepetto
*Nick Drake - Cello Song
*Interview with Blackbud and Blackbud tracks
*The Dears - Who Are You, Defenders of the Universe?
*The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
*Jim O'Rourke - All Downhill From Here
*The Mountain Goats - Linda Blair was Born Innocent
*God is an Astronaut - Fragile
*A Perfect Circle - Noose
*Mew - Am I Wry? No.
*James Yorkston & the Athletes - Shipwreckers
*Katell Keineg - What's The Only Thing Worse than the End of Time?
*Jeff Buckley - Lover, You Should Have Come Over
*Cocteau Twins - Sugar Hiccup
*Wilco - Pot, Kettle, Black
*Willy Mason - Oxygen
*Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Just to See My Holly Home
*Elliott Smith - Twilight
*Elastica - Connection
February 2nd
*Kaiser Chiefs - Oh My God
*Fearghal McKee - What You Want to Start?
*Kerbdog - Sally (live)
*Eels - Susan's House
*Josh Rouse - Carolina
*Ben Folds Five - Evaporated
*Martin Finke - Aflame
*The Elected - Greetings in Braille
*Thirteen:13 - Alice
*The Chalets - Sexy Mistake
February 9th
*Mercury Rev - Goddess on a Hiway
*Now It's Overhead - Wait in Line
*Willy Mason - Oxygen
*Josh Rouse - It's the Nighttime
*Adrian Crowley [supporting James Yorkston on Saturday the 12th at the Lobby]
 - One Hundred Words for Snow
*Mogwai - Chocky
*LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk is Playing at My Place
*Max Tundra - Lysine
*The Hives - Main Offender [request]
*Idlewild - Love Steals us from Loneliness [request]
*Phoenix - If I Ever Feel Better
*The Dandy Warhols - Everyday Should be a Holiday
*Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Bang
February 16th
*The Posies - I Could Dream All Day [request from last week!]
*Elastica - Line-up
*The Cure - The 13th [request]
*Elliott Smith - Son of Sam
Interview - Torsten from God is an Astronaut
*God Is An Astronaut - Fragile
*Bloc Party - So Here We Are
*Declan O'Rourke - Galileo [request]
*Bright Eyes - We Are Nowhere
*Josh Rouse - Winter in the Hamptons
*Beck - Devil's Haircut
*Interpol - Slow Hands
*The Walkmen - The Rat
*The Faint - Desperate Guys
*Franz Ferdinand - Shopping For Blood
*Willy Mason - Oxygen
*Neosupervital - Jazzfascist
*Pavement - Carrot Rope
*Matthew Sweet - The Ocean In Between
*Modest Mouse - Float On
*The Postal Service - Such Great Heights
Interview - Declan O'Rourke + two live tracks
February 23rd
*Doves - The Man Who Told Everything
*Beck - New Pollution
*Queens of the Stone Age - Feel Good Hit of the Summer
*Fearghal McKee interview
*Fearghal McKee - What You Want to Start?
*Jeff Buckley - Vancouver [request]
*Now It's Overhead - The Book of Love
*Bright Eyes - Old Soul Song (For a new world order)
*The Wedding Present - I'm From Further North than You
March 9th
Loser Lounge live interview

March 16th
*Lcd Soundsystem - Daft Punk is Playing at My House
*Luscious Jackson - Ladyfingers
*Josh Rouse - Winter in the Hamptons
*Martin Finke - Rain hits Hard
*Elliott Smith - Coast to Coast
*Ash - Girl from Mars [request]
*Blood Meridien - Oh Oh Oh
*Low - Immune
*Weezer - Tired of Sex
*Chemical Bros - Setting Sun [request]
*The Walkmen - The Rat
*Rival Schools - Used for Glue
*Hem - Interview
*Hem - When I'm Drinking
*Death From Above 1979 - Better off Dead
*At the Drive-In - One Armed Scissor (Lamacq remix)
*Beck - New Pollution
*Blur - Girls and Boys
March 30th
*James Blunt - No Bravery
*Annette Buckley - If You Follow
*The Postal Service - Such Great Heights
*James Blunt - Interview
*Cars in Walls - Put the Stars Out [demo of the week]
*Interpol - PDA
*Elliott Smith - Amity
*Neon - Dizziness
April 13th
*Biffy Clyro interview
*Go! Team interview
April 14th (covering Miss V's High Infidelity!
*Elliott Smith - King's Crossing
*Rilo Kiley - All the Good that won't Come Out
*Neko Case - Tightly
*Bright Eyes - First Day of my Life
*Bonnie 'Prince' BIlly - 13 Questions
*Blonde Redhead - Elephant Woman
*Big Star - 13
*Josh Rouse - My Love has Gone
*Bruce Springsteen - Counting on a Miracle [for V]
*Joe Pernice - Bum Leg
*Iron and Wine - Naked as we Came
*The AM - Changeling
April 27th
*Le Tigre - On the Verge
*Interview - with Emmet Scanlan of What the Good Thought
*two live tracks
*Bob Dylan - Hurricane
*Femmepop - Man's World
*Interview - The Citadels
*The Bleedin Bleedins -
May 25th
*Maria Taylor - Leap Year
*Ted Stevens - Interview
*Mayday - Standing in Line at the gates of hell
*Daniel Johnston - Don't Let the Sun go down on your Grieviance
*Iain Archer - Boy Boy Boy]
*Tom Vek - C-C (You Set the Fire in Me)
*Sons & Daughters - Dance Me In
*The Berries - What I Want
*Tone Control - He Said, She Said
*Antony and the Johnstons - Hope there's Someone
*The Arcade Fire - Neighbourhood #3 - Power Out
June 1st
*Interview and two live tracks - The Lotion (
*Fair Verona - You Don't Want to Know
*Air - Sexy Boy
*Rufus Wainwright - The Art Teacher
*Eve of Mind - Hum This Tune
*Duke Spirit - Cut Across the Land

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