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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!
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!
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.
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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
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
So DJ Ginger is in the house!
Posted 9/2/14 at 8:04 pm by DJ Ginger | 0 comments
We hope you enjoy this broadcast!
Posted 9/2/14 at 7:45 pm by Josh Bearman | 0 comments
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
Posted 9/2/14 at 5:05 am by annagolden | 0 comments
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
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!
Posted 9/1/14 at 10:00 pm by Scott Ilnicky | 1 comments
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: Dancingbythebayou.com and Wherewegotozydeco.com. 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. http://www.richmondfolkfestival.org Allons danser!
Posted 9/1/14 at 7:21 pm by Talia | 0 comments
Posted 9/1/14 at 6:03 pm by Jay Sandusky | 0 comments