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Monday, December 04, 2006

Altrok Radio Update #139

This week, our Grinders (the stuff we play heavily) include music from:
  • The Grates
  • Cold War Kids
  • Middle Distance Runner
  • The Magic Numbers
  • Yes Boss
  • David Vandervelde

Plus we've got newly-added music:
  • Neal Casal - Sleeping Pills In Stereo
  • Depeche Mode - Martyr
  • The Gossip - Listen Up [mstrkrft remix]
  • The Jealous Girlfriends - The Pink Wig To My Salieri
  • Little Man Tate - House Party At Boothy's
  • The Long Blondes - Once And Never Again
  • Milburn - Brewster (feat. Billy Bragg)
  • Mouthful Of Bees - The Now
  • The Ordinary Boys - Lonely At The Top
  • Protokoll - Sunken
  • Robbers On High Street - The Fatalist
  • The Shins - Phantom Limb
  • Whitey - Non Stop
  • The Wombats - Moving To New York

Our Newly-Added Classics:
  • The Bigger Lovers - Threadbare
  • The Lyres - I Want To Help You Ann
  • Madness - Embarrassment
  • The Pretenders - Precious (Demo)
  • Lou Reed - Dirty Blvd.
  • Siouxsie And The Banshees - Happy House
  • The Sound - Contact The Fact
  • Super Furry Animals - Hello Sunshine
  • Wire - Three Girl Rhumba


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