Whattya Listenin’ to Wednesday – June 9, 2010

For years, Whattya Listenin' to Wednesday has been one of my favorite online features. Where else can I compare notes with music fans of all sorts? Where else can I find out what's really cool versus what's just hyped? Sadly, but for good reasons, Ray, the feature's creator and curator, has decided to put his Metal Minute site on indefinite hiatus. So, what do we do now? Well, Ray has graciously accepted my request to keep Whattya Listenin' to Wednesday alive here at Rock and Roll and Meandering Nonsense. While my focus is decidedly less "metal" than Ray's, I hope that the eclectic tastes of the regular readers may still find a home here.

So, without further adieu, here's my list:

Appleseed Cast – The End of the Ring Wars
Appleseed Cast – Low Level Owl Vol 1
The Scrap Yard/Cologne City Rockers – split LP
Boris Smile – Rockets EP
Rooftops – A Forest of Polarity
Gaslight Anthem – American Slang
v/a – Smells Like Bleach
Maker – I–91 7"
Campaign – It Likes to Party
Museum Mouth – Tears in My Beer
The Beatles – Revolver

So, whattya listin' to yourself?

About bobvinyl

bobvinyl, writer and co-editor of No Song is an Island, founded its predecessor, Rock and Roll and Meandering Nonsense (whose archives are found here), in 2005 and served as editor and principal contributor until it went on hiatus in 2010. He has also been published in AMP and Loud Fast Rules! (in print) as well as Glide and FensePost on the web. He has been an avid record collector since he was seven years old and enjoys sharing his love of music from the common to the esoteric.

10 thoughts on “Whattya Listenin’ to Wednesday – June 9, 2010

  1. Otter

    Budos Band I
    Budos Band II
    Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Band

    … at least that’s what I’m listening to right now… (mostly ’cause 3g is flaky right now and I can’t get to Soma FM on my phone.

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  2. Ray Van Horn, Jr.

    Long Distance Calling – Satellite Bay
    Van Halen – s/t
    Van Halen – Women and Children First
    Van Halen – Fair Warning
    Boris – Flood
    Lamb of God – Hourglass
    Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers
    Air – Talkie Walkie
    Blue Oyster Cult – Tyranny and Mutation
    Overkill – Feel the Fire
    Overkill – Fuck You EP
    Canvas Solaris – Irradiance
    Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
    Jews and Catholics – Who Are? Who We Think We Are?

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  3. Jeff

    King Crimson – Lizard
    Uriah Heep – The Magician’s Birthday
    Arcade Fire – Funeral
    The Arcade Fire – The Suburbs (single)
    Dead Weather – Horehound
    The White Stripes – Icky Thump
    Kristoffer Raganstam – Wrong Side of the Room
    The Strokes – Is This It?

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  4. Metal Mark

    Van Halen-Women and children first (finally got it on CD for a cool $1.50)
    Canvas Solaris-Irradiance
    Cauldron-Chained to the night
    Steelwing-s/t
    Blood of the black owl-A banishing ritual
    Jumping Jack-Cows and whiskey
    Ignitor-Road of bones
    Dianno-s/t
    Judas Priest-Live ’79
    Kani-Rockabeast

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  5. Chuck

    Silver Mt. Zion – Horses in the Sky
    Silver Mt. Zion – Kollaps Tradixionales
    Silver Mt. Zion – 13 Blues for 13 Moons
    Silver Mt. Zion – This Is Our Punk Rock
    Land of Kush – Monogamy
    Drive By Truckers – Dirty South
    Lamb – Remixes
    Bob Mould – Body of Music
    Luciano – Fabric 41
    Ellen Allien – Thrills
    Kid Loco – DJ Kicks

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  6. admin Post author

    Otter – Did you hear Budos Band doing “Day Tripper” on that split 7″ with Sharon Jones? It’s cool. Not super cool, but cool.

    Ray – Thanks very much for passing this feature along to me. I hope I do it justice. I remember that Long Distance Calling album. It’s pretty amazing and yet the bands seems to be remarkably under-hyped.

    Jeff – Is Dead Weather making a tour stop near you? They’ll be down here the first week in August. I’m hoping to cover that one.

    Mark – I’m glad the Dianno record didn’t kill you. I hope it’s useful for LO2E!

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  7. Jeff

    They’re playing in Brooklyn which is too far of a commute for me. I’ve been really lazy when it comes to concerts lately. I don’t have the motivation to travel out of the state unless it’s a show I MUST see.

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  8. Chuck

    Yeah, the show changed that in a big way. SMZ taps into a lot of the things that are in my head and heart right now, and the music has not only an emotional effect on me, but also a physical effect. Those albums can make me angry when I’m feeling calm, and calm me when I’m feeling angry… there aren’t many bands I’ve encountered over the course of my life who can do that.

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