New music from Animal Flag, Salem Wolves, Blindspot, Kue The Sun; Gene Dante and The Future Starlets, Stars Like Ours, Fidel; classics from Boston's new wave heroes, The Cars and punk rock pioneers DMZ, Real Kids, Willie Alexander annnd Local Songs of the Week.
Local Songs of the Week 4/15/18
1] Helen - Locked In My Mind
2] Exit 18 - All Yours
3] 123 Astronaut - Invincible
DMZ - Mighty Idy
The Cars - Moving In Stereo/All Mixed Up from the 1978 self-titled release
At the RRHOF, the band gave a lot of love to Roy Thomas Baker of whom they said came to see the band on a very snowy day in Massachusetts at a high school with 20 or 30 people and still said he’d do their record.
The Cars - Strap Me In from Door to Door, the last record before they split in 1988
Animal Flag - Void Ripper from new record, Void Ripper
-July 19 at The Sinclair with Bent Knee, Gatherers
Salem Wolves - Blood and Roses (Smithereens cover)
-Sat, April 28 at O’Brien’s, Allston
Petty Morals - Let’s Go (Cars cover)
-Fri, April 27, The tasting room at Far From The Tree Cider, Salem, Mass
Fidel - Back in Front
-Fri, April 20 at Koto, Salem
Kue The Sun - Melt
Stars Like Our - High
-Sat, April 21 at Dorchester Brewing
Gene Dante + the Future Starlets - Hand Me Your Razors
-New video released this week; digital downloads of the song will benefit American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Read the Vanyaland story.
Buffalo Tom - Birdbrain
-Fri, April 20 at The Paradise Boston with the Monsieurs
Carissa Johnson + the Cure-Alls - Shatter
Caspian - Halls of Summer
Waltham - Summer Nights
Mutoid Man - Kiss Of Death
Boys From Nowhere: The Story of Boston’s Garage Punk Uprising previewed last week in Beverly.
Read DJ Angie C's review that helped inspire this week's playlist here.
Real Kids - All Kindsa Girls
Willie Loco Alexander - Mass Ave