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Sit or Spin 6/29/14



The last Sit or Spin for Brittany, Kyle, and Michelle (but only for three weeks). We were digging The Donkeys, SALES, and Young Liars but not so much on Peter Matthew Bauer and Groenland.

Nothing by The Donkeys – spin

Vow by SALES – spin

Scientology Airplane Conversation by Peter Matthew Bauer – sit

Had It All by Allah-Lahs – spin

We Are the Children by Nova & the Experience – spin

Our Last Shot by Groenland – sit

Half Bad by White Reaper – spin

Don’t Take Me Seriously by Flashlights – spin

Careful, I Was Every Sin by Guides – spin

The Body, It Bends by A Sunny Day In Glasgow – spin

Better Half by SLAVVE – sit

Such A Drag by Say Hi – spin

Warm Beds by Scarves – sit

Nice Chaps, Buddy by The Ladies – sit

An Odyssey Love by Young Liars – spin

Childhood Faith in Love (Everything Must Change, Everything Must Stay the Same) by How To Dress Well – spin


Sit or Spin 6/22/14

Lots of fabulous arguments about Say Anything, Lana Del Rey, and alt-J tonight on Sit or Spin. These boys had some serious opinions.

The Wild Life by Vacationer – spin

Cold in the Winter by Scenic Route to Alaska – sit

Hotel by The Antlers – spin

Wire Frame Mattress by The Wytches – sit

My Greatest Fear Is Splendid by Say Anything – spin

Fast Food by Cerebral Ballzy – spin

Sherman (Animals In The Jungle) by Tom Vek – spin

Turn up the Radio by OK Go – sit

From The Halfway Line by Alexis Taylor – sit/spin for Afterglow

Shades Of Cool by Lana Del Rey – sit

Hunger Of The Pine by alt-J – spin

Got 2 Let U by The Knife – spin

Sit or Spin 6/15/14


We learned all about the panel’s astrological signs and guilty pleasure bands on Sit or Spin tonight. They dug Spoon and Jenny Lewis but weren’t feeling Alvvays and Bleachers. Happy Father’s Day to all!

Rent I Pay by Spoon – spin

Animal of One by The Fresh & Onlys – sit

My Silver Lining by First Aid Kit – spin

Archie, Marry Me by Alvvays – sit

Rollercoaster by Bleachers – sit

Just One Of The Guys by Jenny Lewis – spin

Jumanji by Glass Towers – spin

Brill Bruisers by The New Pornographers – spin

Baby I Can Hell by Deap Vally – spin

Face Down by White Lung – sit

Adderall by Greys – spin

Lipstick Covered Magnet by The Front Bottoms – spin

Raw Exit by POLIÇA – spin

Black Mambo by Glass Animals – spin

Were You There (feat. Neil Tennant by Diamond Version – spin

Drowning by Banks – spin

Time by Jungle – spin

Sit or Spin 6/1/14


All Director’s panel on Sit or Spin tonight. We listened to new tracks from The Orwells, Morrissey, Bob Mould, and Parquet Courts. With a focus on figuring out what songs are best for the station I think we ended up picking the right ones.

Dirty Sheets by The Orwells : spin

Coming Down by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah : spin

World Peace Is None Of Your Business by Morrissey : sit

Sleeping in The Library by Emby Alexander: spin

Swimming Pool Blues by Miniature Tigers : sit

Paper Cup by The Shoe : spin

Skulls and Flowers by Color Rhythm : sit

Puzzle by Devon Williams : sit

Je Suis La Montagne by Moodoid : sit

Smoke Rings by Royal Tusks : spin

I Don’t Know You Anymore by Bob Mould : spin

Out Of The Black by Royal Blood : spin

Sun Glass by Fucked Up : spin

All Of The People by Panama Wedding : sit

Bodies Made Of by Parquet Courts : spin

Jon Simmons of Balance and Composure Interview

Music Director, Michelle Feghali, interviews lead singer Jon Simmons of Balance and Composure. Listen to hear her ask him about touring with Manchester Orchestra, the recording of their latest album, and what that weird cat they post online is all about.

Sit or Spin 5/25/14


It was the dude edition of Sit or Spin tonight. We heard new songs from Conor Oberst, Popstrangers, and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. The boys definitely weren’t vibin’ to the new Coldplay but that’s cool ’cause we still had a good time.

Mad Men by Herzog : spin

Dig Up The Sunset by Modern Rivals : spin

The Company Man by Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires : spin

Kick by Conor Oberst : spin

Country Kills by Popstrangers : spin

Good Complexion by Tobacco : spin

Xtalk by Hundred Waters : spin

Future Husbands Past Lives by White Sea : sit

Ink by Coldplay : sit

Triangle by Badbadnotgood : sit daytime / spin for afterglow

Monsters by The Capsules : sit

Basements by Future Death : spin

Pitch Black by Pujol : spin

Simple and Sure by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart : spin

Work the Middle by Cherub : spin

Sit or Spin 5/18/14



Sit or Spin was silly, weird and fun tonight with new tracks from Parquet Courts, Chromeo, Sharon Van Etten, and Little Dragon. The panel got into some garage tracks as well and we discussed what place they hated so much that they would name their band after it (reference to Sultan Bathery).

Black And White by Parquet Courts : spin

Losing to the Dark by La Sera : spin

Come Alive (feat. Toro Y Moi) by Chromeo : spin

Blue Spirit Blues by Jeffertitti’s Nile : sit

Surf by Curtis Harding : sit

Investigators by Indianapolis Jones : sit

Mess by Cousins : spin

Hometown Blues by Syd Arthur : spin

No Man’s Land by Little Hurricane : spin

Ghosts by You Me & Apollo : spin

Flavor by Twin Peaks : sit

Good To Me by Sultan Bathery : spin

Catch That Train by Beach Party! : spin

Our Love by Sharon Van Etten : sit

Owen by Frankie Cosmos : spin

Klapp Klapp by Little Dragon : spin


Sit or Spin 5/11/14


All star panel on Sit or Spin tonight with panelists Finkler, Jack Burk, Kyle, and Mars (former SOS host and Music Director). Probably one of the best shows so far with tracks from To Kill A King, Sia, Atmosphere and Tune-Yards.

Short Cut Days by Cheap Girls : spin

Motion Animal by crash : spin

Cavalo by Rodrigo Amarante : spin

Cold Skin by To Kill A King : spin

Five Dollar Words by Small Parks : spin

The Weather Song by Ought : spin

Lonely As America by Cerebral Ballzy : sit

Mr. President by Geronimo! : sit

Spider Bite by SICK : spin

Goat Shepherd by Mirah : spin

Take Me Back by In The Valley Below : sit

Bitter by Atmosphere : spin

Chandelier by Sia : sit

Real Thing by Tune-Yards : spin

Sit or Spin 5/4/14


All male panel Sunday night on Sit or Spin and we definitely had some interesting conversations. Lykki Li’s new track fell short for us but listeners seemed to be digging Kishi Bashi, Papercuts, and The Trouble With Templeton.

No Rest For The Wicked by Lykki Li – sit

Anxiete by Naive Thieves – spin

The Ballad of Mr. Steak by Kishi Bashi – spin

Jacques Cousteau by Y LUV – sit

The House I Grew Up In by Doe Eye – sit

Climbing Walls by Strange Talk – spin

Wait and See by Monogem – spin

Shake The Cage by Morning Parade – sit

No Harm Blues by The Rich Hands – spin

Mine and Yours by The Horrors – sit

Asleep by Makthaversen – sit

Still Knocking At The Door by Papercuts – spin

She’s The One by Ray LaMontagne – spin

Heavy Lifting by The Trouble With Templeton – spin

Sit or Spin 4/27/14

Difficult playlist for the Sit or Spin panel tonight. Definitely had some gems thrown in there with Damon Albarn and Chromeo though. Happy finals week!

Slow Motion – Phox : spin

Everyday Robots – Damon Albarn : spin

Dress Up – School of Language : sit

Everlasting – Polock : spin

Lockdown Hurricane – Eels : sit

Play It Right – Sylvan Esso : spin

Half My Life – Nat Baldwin : spin

Devil – Horse Thief : spin

Not Getting Any Younger – Penicillin Baby : sit

Ties You Up – Ex-Cult : spin

Desert Island – Mystic Braves : sit

Black Sap Scriptures – Plague Vendor : sit

Gone Forever – Johnossi : sit

Morocco – Moon Taxi : sit

Tongues – PAWS : sit

Jealous (I Ain’t With It) – Chromeo : spin

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