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dog germs 9/3/14 edition

tonight's show starta out with new music from xy beautiful and dead born babies!

and from there it's just more greatness on top of more greatness!

***upcoming event***:
vaxsination:  i am not mentioning this on the air, but i'm djing at fallout on wednesday, september 10th, 9 pm to 2 am.  there is no cover to get in...if you like the dog germs music, then you will probably like the vaxsination music!  hope to see you all there!

upcoming shows:

zombie xxx, synthetic nightmare, blackout shift on sept. 13th @ fallout/wonderland, richmond, va
lost tribe and dead fame on sept. 14th @ bandito's, richmond, va
hocico, hardwire, venal flesh on sept. 17 @ fallout, richmond, va
koffin kats, creep-a-zoids, car thief on sept. 19th @ wonderland, richmond, va
erasure on sept. 19th & 20th @ 9:30 club, washington, d.c.
kasabian on sept. 28th @ 9:30 club, washington, d.c.
electrix six on oct. 7th @ black cat, washington, d.c.
the damned and t.s.o.l. on oct. 26th @ black cat, washington, d.c.
sam hain on oct. 31st @ howard theater, washington, d.c.

click "read more" to see what's playing now!

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thanks for listening!  have a super awesome week!


Posted 9/2/14 at 11:57 pm by Tommy Atrien | 0 comments

PLEASE, NO MORE!!! (edited podcast available!)



Sorry, kiddo, I don't know what to tell ya.

Still riding the power pop high from last weeks show featuring The Waking Hours, and Lisa Mychols 3, so we'll continue the soaring harmonies, and power chord crunch tonight!




Posted 9/2/14 at 9:09 pm by enzo | 0 comments

Will’s Stranded

So DJ Ginger is in the house!


Posted 9/2/14 at 8:04 pm by DJ Ginger | 0 comments

Another Random Night



We hope you enjoy this broadcast!

End Transmission,

JB(no OK)


Posted 9/2/14 at 7:45 pm by Josh Bearman | 0 comments

Wide Ear Folk

Lindsay Lou and The Flatbelly's are heading to good old Ashland Coffee and Tea this Friday. I'll play a few tunes of theirs on Wide Ear.

Click on read more for tonight's play list


Posted 9/2/14 at 3:34 pm by Eric Walters | 0 comments

Blend: A word formed from parts of two other words


Posted 9/2/14 at 5:05 am by annagolden | 0 comments

The Cosmic Side of Creep?

Sean from the Cosmic Slop holding it down for Charlie tonight!  Creepy cosmic synth sounds and other such until 3am!


Posted 9/2/14 at 12:05 am by sean | 0 comments

Back To School Blues

Hey Listeners,

Say it ain't so. School starts tomorrow.  Summer is over.  The pools are closing.  Well tonight we're going to put that out of our head and just have a great time.  Enjoy the show!

The Haberdasher


Posted 9/1/14 at 10:00 pm by Scott Ilnicky | 1 comments

Cajun, Creole, Zydeco & Swamp Pop

Talia's in command of the Dance Hall tonight, cueing up New Lost City Ramblers, Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers and Sheryl Cormier, among others - old and new. Playlist: Click "read more". Past shows: "tune in". Dances: and Meet me on the dance floor at the 10th annual Richmond Folk Festival for a zydeco dance lesson Satuday afternoon 10/11, in the Dance Pavilion.  Allons danser!


Posted 9/1/14 at 7:21 pm by Talia | 0 comments

The Lee Show—with Jay


Posted 9/1/14 at 6:03 pm by Jay Sandusky | 0 comments

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