We rocked out what we feel is the sweetest towel rock set yet following the alphabet and choosing a band name that started with each letter. If you do not know any of these glorious tracks please look them up and enjoy!
Age of Electric – I don’t Mind
BR/DGES – Save the Best
Caribou – Julia Brightly
Death From Above 1979 – Trainwreck 1979
Eels – Going Fetal
Frightened Rabbit – Woke up hurting
The Gay Nineties – Letterman
Hot Hot Heat – No, Not Now
Islands – Don’t call me Whitney, Bobby.
Japandroids – Younger us
Kitchens & Bathrooms – Alphabet Conscious
Loveseat – The Drinking Game
Mounties – Headphones
New Pornographers – The Crash Years
Ought – the weather song
Patrons – Ghost
Queens of the Stone Age – Make it wit chu
Robot Apocalypse – Mechanical Heart
Said the Whale – My Government Heart
Tokyo Police Club – Gonna Be ready
Unicorns – I was born (a unicorn)
Veruca Salt – Seether
Wet Secrets – Grow your own F’ing Moustache, A-hole
XX – VCR
Yukon Blonde – stairway
Zolas – your too cool
The Day after Mothers day we talked about our mothers days whereas the Lost Indie City prepared their list before the big weekend we were discussing it post party! It gave a whole different perspective on the wonderful day as the DJ’s of Mano A Mano were about to talk about specific heart felt moments from the day.
Mother Mother – The Sticks
Lunchmoney Lewis – MAMA
Stella Ella Ola – Proud Mother Stomp
Sun Kil Moon – I can’t live without my Mothers love
Following the “Lost indie City” program a few weeks back we followed up their punk show with a punk show of our own, however we chose songs of the Towel Rock Genre that have been infused with a heavy influence of Punk. Here is our list!
Topanga – Back against the wall
Life in Vacuum – Seven
Brand New – Seventy Times 7
Polkaholics – Pimps of Polka
Me First & the Gimme Gimme’s – Nothing Compares to You
We recently had Evan from the Robot Apocalypse Collective in the CKMS Studio to share some Block Three Brewing Company Kind Street Saison’s, talk about new collaborations and where he gets inspiration for this exciting collaborative project. In addition to playing a few Robot Apocalypse tracks the Mano A Mano DJ’s play a throwback Song from Evans former band “Run Down Royalty” from when they were in the CKMS studio Years ago.
Drew Chester of the band Patrons came into the SoundFM studio about a week ago to play a brand new patrons track that would be on the upcoming new Patrons album. We talked about the band name change, sampled some Block Three Brewing company products and talked about growing up in a recording studio!
DJ AdRock’s favorite band in the world is Frightened Rabbit. If you follow the Mano A Mano show on twitter @mamradio you will have probably seen how excited he is for this new album. In this podcast we feature a few of these brand new tracks and some oldies in this Block Three Brewing Company – Three Block Feature of Frightened Rabbit.
For Season 10 of the Mano A Mano show we are going to be mirroring The Lost Indie City’s themes with an additional stipulation that we cannot play the same songs that they chose. Here is the Mano A Mano mammal list:
This past week we featured an awesome three block of music by a band from Montreal called La Querelle while enjoying some “Keep Calm and Saison”. Check out the podcast below and then go and check them out on Bandcamp!
In our first ever “Case of the Mondays” Monday the Mano A Mano program celebrated it’s 10th Season on CKMS. DJ Jeff E Jeff was in the station with DJ Steel as an homage to day one season one when it was these two DJ’s who battled out “Instrumental Music”. On this first #COTM the Mano A Mano DJ’s mirrored The Lost indie City’s Theme of “Going Solo”. Without seeing the Lost Indie Cities set, Mano A Mano only had two repeat solo acts.
Matthew Good (of Matthew good band) – Advertising on Police cars
Dave Monks (of Tokyo Police club) – gasoline
Jimmy Chaimberlan (of Smashing Pumpkins) – Life begins again
Courtney Love (of Hole) – Mono
Dan Auerbach (of black Keys) –
Ryan Dahle (of AOE and Limblifter) – sixes and sevens
Thom Yorke (of Radiohead)- The Eraser
Billy Corgan (of Smashing Pumpkins) – The Camera’s Eye
Rob Zombie (of White Zombie) – superbeast
Melissa Auf der Maur (of Hole, Smashing Pumpkins) – followed the waves