Steven Routledge of Scotland gives us his picks for May new music: Slipknot, Trivium, Night Cafe, Ian Noe and Lion.
The listeners tell us about new music they have discovered, and it’s beautifully eclectic. From the indie rock of Sebadoh to the driving assault of PUP (Pathetic Use of Potential) to the moody sounds of Feels to the electronica of Com Truise. Thanks to listeners Harris and Jesse.
Listeners Paul Trap and Nola Zac talk about music new (Masked Intruder, Claypool Lennon Delirium) and old (Tom Waits).
Two readers talk new music in this Fan Mail episode. Steven Routledge touts As I Lay Dying, Alex Lahey, Nick Lowe and the National (plus a Tom Petty cover by J Mascis). And Tom Neuerberg turns us on to the latest by Broken Social Scene. And then – sport!
Listener Niklas Nygards of Sweden tells us about some new music he’s been digging, from Dutch band the Maureens, Swedish singer Daniel Norgren and Australia’s Courtney Barnett.
We answer some fan correspondence: William Clay Cochran shares a heartwarming story about his son and Record Store Day shopping. Gerald Chyzenski tells us about the Beaches, a new music discovery.
More listener picks for hot new music. We take calls from Gerald Chyzenski from Ireland by way of Canada, Scott from Georgia USA, Kjell Arne Sandvik from Norway and Steven Routledge from Scotland.
Listeners tell us about new music they’ve been digging. With picks from NoLa Zac, Jesse Morin, Enrique Cruz and Steven Routledge.
Jim and Patrick respond to some correspondence about the recent Led Zeppelin countdown. Calls from Jimmy Lonetti and Echo Park Jimmy, plus Facebook comments from Kevin Clement and Kurt Gallagher.
Listeners send us more picks for favorite sports songs. Thanks to Mike Albrecht, Kjell Arne Sandvik and Brian Breuhaus.