Activate! presents:

After a few weeks away, I’ll be back at the controls of Activate! at 5pm and I’m bringing the ticket giveaways with me, including Band of Horses at The National, and Sandy Alex G as well as Big Freedia at The Broadberry. Plus, I’ll preview Commonwealth of Notions Presents Night 2, the Thrash for Cash benefit with Occultist (pictured), and the Piss Off ’18 compilation release show. Click here for the podcast: wrir.org/listen/

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Playlist:

    Time: August 9 - 1:02:00 pm
  • Big Freedia, “Excuse”

    from EP

    The Broadberry, Aug. 16 @ 8pm (w/ Ice Cream Support Group DJs)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:05:00 pm
  • George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, “Flashlight”

    from Live at KCRW

    Richmond Jazz Fest at Maymont Park, Aug. 11 @ 11am to 10pm (and Aug. 12, see www.richmondjazzfestival.com)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:07:00 pm
  • Doug Macleod, “One For Tampa Red”

    from Break the Chain

    Reference - 2017

    The Tin Pan, Aug. 15 @ 7pm (w/ Micah Scott)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:11:00 pm
  • Kevin Maines and the Volts, “Trouble On My Mind”

    from Raiders On The Southern Wild

    2017

    Cary Street Cafe, Aug. 10 @ 10pm

  • Time: August 9 - 1:17:00 pm
  • Roanoke, “Tennessee Stone”

    from Where I Roam

    Roanoke / Tone Tree Music - 2018

    Capital Ale House, Aug. 15 @ 7pm (w/ Muther Goose)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:21:00 pm
  • Ollen, “Cul de Sac”

    from Home Less

    self-released - 2018

    Locals Only at Strange Matter, Aug. 14 @ 8pm (w/ Bon Ki, Hotspit, Plant Sounds)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:24:00 pm
  • Jonah Matranga, “No Hurry”

    from Me And You Are Two

    Capital Ale House, Aug. 13 @ 7pm (w/ The Pauses, New Lions)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:27:00 pm
  • No Better, “Poise & Light”

    from It Felt Like Glass

    Garden Grove, Aug. 15 @ 7pm (w/ Downhaul, Attack Art, Hurt Art)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:38:00 pm
  • Franz Ferdinand, “Right Action”

    from Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

    Domino - 2013

    The National, Aug. 11 @ 7pm

  • Time: August 9 - 1:41:00 pm
  • Echo Courts, “I Don't Mind”

    from Room With A View

    Refresh - 2018

    Gallery 5, Aug. 14 @ 7pm (w/ Righter, The Wimps)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:47:00 pm
  • Sandy Alex G, “Witch”

    from Rocket

    Domino - 2017

    The Broadberry, Aug. 12 @ 7pm (w/ Daddy Issues)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:50:00 pm
  • Daddy Issues, “Lemon”

    from Deep Dream

    Infinity Cat Recordings - 2017

    The Broadberry, Aug. 12 @ 7pm (w/ Sandy Alex G)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:53:00 pm
  • Peach Fuzz, “Dirty Chevy”

    from Dirty Chevy - Single

    self-released - 2018

    Flora, Aug. 15 @ 8pm (w/ Toward Space, Cruzer, Nightcreature)

  • Time: August 9 - 1:56:00 pm
  • Cruzer, “Livin' In Crud”

    from Livin' in Crud - Single

    self-released - 2018

    Flora, Aug. 15 @ 8pm (w/ Toward Space, Peach Fuzz, Nightcreature)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:01:00 pm
  • The Shondes, “Carrion Crow”

    from Brighton

    Exotic Fever - 2016

    Strange Matter, Aug. 13 @ 8pm (w/ Warrington, Madison Turner, Strawberry Moon)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:05:00 pm
  • Blush Face, “Home Electric”

    from What Do You Want?

    self-released - 2017

    WRIR and The Commonwealth of Notions Presents: Volume Eight Night Two at Gallery 5, Aug. 10 @ 7pm (w/ Benjamin Shepherd, Large Margin, Doll Baby, Ryan Azada)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:07:00 pm
  • Doll Baby, “Silver Stars”

    from Hell Block - EP

    EggHunt Records - 2017

    WRIR and The Commonwealth of Notions Presents: Volume Eight Night Two at Gallery 5, Aug. 10 @ 7pm (w/ Benjamin Shepherd, Large Margin, Blush Face, Ryan Azada)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:11:00 pm
  • Floral Print, “Sweepstakes Life”

    from Mirror Stages

    Tiny Engines - 2017

    Hardywood, Aug. 10 @ 6pm (w/ Fat Spirit, Truth Club, Fullscreen)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:16:00 pm
  • The Love Language, “First Shot”

    from Ruby Red

    Merge - 2013

    Strange Matter, Aug. 15 @ 8pm (w/ Moon Racer, Konvoi, Opin)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:20:00 pm
  • Konvoi, “Matador”

    from No Rifts

    Friends - 2017

    Strange Matter, Aug. 15 @ 8pm (w/ Moon Racer, The Love Language, Opin)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:23:00 pm
  • The Brickbats, “We are the Dead”

    from Sing You Dead

    Dismal/Abysmal - 1996

    Fallout, Aug. 10 @ 8pm (w/ Ships in the Night, Please Dont Tell)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:25:00 pm
  • Fat Heaven, “Control the State”

    from Tough Luck

    Mirror Universe Tapes - 2016

    The Camel, Aug. 13 @ 8pm (w/ Thre3, Halfcast, After We Praey)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:28:00 pm
  • Park Sparrows, “Wig Out At Mojos”

    from More Peace

    OVOLR! Records - 2018

    Bandito's, Aug. 9 @ 9pm (w/ Pass Away, Thomas McDonald, Living Room)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:30:00 pm
  • Greet Death, “Valediction”

    from Dixieland

    Flesh and Bone - 2017

    Ask a punk, Aug. 13 @ 7pm (w/ Yeehaw Junction, Greet Death, Monster Bad, Bonzo)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:31:00 pm
  • Band of Horses, “Islands On the Coast”

    from Cease to Begin

    Sub Pop Records - 2007

    The National, Aug. 15 @ 7pm (w/ Bonny Doon)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:34:00 pm
  • Guided By Voices, “Steppenwolf Mausoleum”

    from How Do You Spell Heaven?

    2017

    The Broadberry, Aug. 13 @ 7pm (w/ Park Doing)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:34:00 pm
  • American Nudism, “Future 5 0”

    from Negative Space - EP

    Perennial - 2018

    Ask a punk, Aug. 14 @ 6pm (w/ BB Eye, Janitor Scum, VV)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:35:00 pm
  • Negativ, “Infections”

    from Infections single

    Ask a punk, Aug. 14 @ 8pm (w/ Serqet, Lipid)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:38:00 pm
  • Occultist, “Iron Distort”

    from Death Sigils

    Primitive Ways - 2013

    Thrash for Cash benefit for Richmond Area Skateboard Alliance at Hardywood, Aug. 11 @ 1pm to 10pm (w/ Deathbirds Surf Club, Nightcreature)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:41:00 pm
  • Cut the Architect's Hand, “Draw Your Sword, Throw Away the Scabbard”

    from Thus Always to Tyrants

    Aunt Mary / New Dirt - 2018

    Wonderland, Aug. 10 @ 9pm (w/ Alluvion, I Am The Liquor)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:44:00 pm
  • But, Pyrite, “Human Stew”

    from Piss

    Wonderland, Aug. 11 @ 9pm (w/ Foresterr, Loxias)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:47:00 pm
  • High Priest, “Fevered Dreams”

    from Grail Sludge - EP

    self-released - 2017

    The Piss Off '18 Compilation album release at Strange Matter, Aug. 11 @ 6pm (w/ The Donalds, Love Roses, Peacemaker, Vulcanite, Genosha, No/Más, Organ Trail)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:49:00 pm
  • Genosha, “Our Conviction”

    from Our Conviction

    2017

    The Piss Off '18 Compilation album release at Strange Matter, Aug. 11 @ 6pm (w/ The Donalds, Love Roses, Peacemaker, Vulcanite, High Priest, No/Más, Organ Trail)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:51:00 pm
  • No/Mas, “I”

    from Foreign Threat

    self-released - 2017

    The Piss Off '18 Compilation album release at Strange Matter, Aug. 11 @ 6pm (w/ The Donalds, Love Roses, Peacemaker, Vulcanite, Genosha, High Priest, Organ Trail)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:52:00 pm
  • Enemy Soil, “Group Think”

    from Casualties of Progress

    Relapse Records

    Strange Matter, Aug. 16 @ 8pm (w/ Disintegration, Suppression, Ampallang Infection)

  • Time: August 9 - 2:56:00 pm
  • Robot Jurassic, “Speak”

    from Dimensionauts

    The Camel, Aug. 12 @ 8pm (w/ Deer Eat Birds, Turbo Mansion)

107 August 9th, 2018

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