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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Altrok Radio Music Update #165

Firstly, the important stuff:

Altrok Radio is at

Please remember to tune in whenever you can - every hour you listen turns into more visibility for the station; we show up higher in search listings, and such like that. And if you'd like to help us keep the stream running, check out the advertisers if they appeal to you; your interest actually helps fund us.

Now then, in addition to the outstanding Altrok Radio music mix that got us an Editor's Pick nod at Live365 and at, we've added features we know you'll like...

Thursdays at 11:30am Eastern (and repeated at 9:00pm), you get to hear Sean Carolan (often referred to in these dispatches as "me") showcase the new music we've added this week on the Altrok Radio FM Showcase. New stuff, classic stuff, and Jeff Raspe with his Altrok Radio Underground Pick Of The Week...

And on Friday, it's Altrok's Eighties Friday: music from the eighties that mattered then AND now. An eight hour playlist that features some of the best that decade had to offer, drawing from all the music that was available at the time (yes, even from the seventies.)

But for now - we've got songs to let you know about.

This week, our Grinders (the stuff we play heavily) include music from:

- Cajun Dance Party
- GoodBooks
- Sky Parade
- The Dance Party
- Architecture In Helsinki
- Bloc Party

Plus we've got newly-added music:

- Air Traffic - Get In Line
- Arctic Monkeys - Flourescent Adolescent
- The Bees - Got To Let Go
- The Bird And The Bee - Again & Again
- Help She Can't Swim - All The Stars
- Left Right + Centre - Polaroid Retreat
- Letters & Colours - Indistinct
- My Federation - Don't Wanna Die
- The Polyphonic Spree - Section 23 (Get Up And Go)
- Pray For Hayden - Death Of Me
- Satellite Party - Kinky
- Scissors For Lefty - Ghetto Ways
- The Trudy - 3 Minutes 4 U
- Wild Carnation - I'd Rather Drive A Truck

Our Featured Classics:

- The Comsat Angels - After The Rain
- Julian Cope - Planet Ride
- Thomas Dolby - I Love You Goodbye
- The Hoodoo Gurus - Like Wow-Wipeout
- Killing Joke - Eighties
- Nine Inch Nails - Sanctified
- The Psychedelic Furs - Dumb Waiters
- The Sisters Of Mercy - Walk Away
- The Three O'Clock - Jetfighter

As always, thanks for listening!

- Sean Carolan
Altrok Radio
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On the radio Fridays at 10pm, at 90.5 The Night


Blogger Bill Realman Stella said...

Hooray! New Architecture In Helsinki! Knew it was a good 'un within the first 4 measures. It has an underlying doo-wop feel, complete with an a cappella style bass vocal. For those of you who know 50s pop, The Diamonds' "Little Darlin'" would segue nicely with it.

11:53 AM, July 15, 2007  

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