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A Sonic Youth

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A Sonic Youth episode66 - New Releases and Immigrant Union( 0:28:10)       
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This week Oliver looks at more new releases, Pop-Rock from Second Thoughts and The Wedding Present, and Chill-Hop from Winston Surfshirt and Dope Lemon. Also featured is a great track from Immigrant Union, which was formed by a member of The Dandy Warhols, and provided a stepping stone for the careers of Courtney Barnett and her band. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 1/12/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 65 - Alejandro Escovedo( 0:28:1)       
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This week on ASY, underrated Americana & Punk legend Alejandro Escovedo. Featuring foot stomping rock & roll, protest songs about Trump America, and a raucous cover of 'I Wanna Be Your Dog'. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 24/11/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 64 - Rodriguez, Better Than Dylan?( 0:28:3)       
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Oliver explores the amazing story of late 60's folk-rocker Rodriguez, one of forgotten dreams and redemption. And he poses the question, better than Dylan? (00:00) Intro https://vzyfm.co/3UmhEha (00:48) Sixto Rodriguez https://vzyfm.co/3gfpKty (05:44) Cold Fact LP https://vzyfm.co/3ED0pCZ (08:19) Searching For Sugarman https://vzyfm.co/3tBP0NB (12:25) Cold Fact (15:19) Better Than Dylan? (27:41) Outro https://vzyfm.co/3hNeogC Chapters, images & show notes powered by vizzy.fm.
Published: 17/11/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 63 - Nada Surf( 0:27:48)       
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This week on A Sonic Youth we look at Nada Surf's indie-pop tracks. (00:47) Our first songs are the acoustic guitar driven 'Concrete Bed' and 'Whose Authority'. https://vzyfm.co/3TmRDxk (06:11) The formation and releases of Nada Surf. https://vzyfm.co/3UnzyjB (08:51) B-Sides is a brilliant collection of acoustic versions of Nada Surf classics. https://vzyfm.co/3 Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 10/11/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 62 - Lowertown, The Wedding Present, Goat, Dry Cleaning( 0:27:33)       
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(00:00) A Sonic Youth https://vzyfm.co/3UmhEha (00:31) Lowertown https://vzyfm.co/3U0BDCh (05:14) Wedding Present https://vzyfm.co/3h8unWp (09:32) Wedding Present https://vzyfm.co/3h8unWp (14:28) Goat https://vzyfm.co/3zHXlmf (20:01) Dry Cleaning https://vzyfm.co/3haHhTS (26:49) Nada Surf https://vzyfm.co/3UnzyjB (27:10) A Sonic Youth https://vzyfm.co/3UmhEha
Published: 3/11/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 61 - Alvvays' Blue Rev, Cheekface( 0:28:4)       
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This week Oliver looks at the new record from Canadian Dream Pop group Alvvays, 'Blue Rev'. This album carries the typical bubbly Alvvays sound, but is more fierce and noisy than their previous two releases. Also featured is L.A. band Cheekface, a band who's songwriting process is described as the band members trying to make each other laugh, but this doesn't mean they don't create great music with significant lyrical themes.
Published: 27/10/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 60 - The Jayhawks pt2, Ron Gallo( 0:27:59)       
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Oliver continues his exploration of alternative country legends The Jayhawks, and checks out Philly art rock and garage punk artist Ron Gallo. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 20/10/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 59 - The Jayhawks part 1( 0:27:51)       
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This week is part one of two episodes on Americana legends The Jayhawks. Today, we take a deep dive into the band's early, more country focused work. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 13/10/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 58 - Wurld Series, Best Bets, Kool Aid, Alvvays( 0:26:39)       
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This week we look at some great indie rock from the likes of Wurld Series, Best Bests, and Kool Aid from Kiwi label Melted Ice Cream. Also featured is a unique new release from shoegaze dream pop band Alvvays. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 6/10/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 57 - The Breeders, The Beths( 0:28:16)       
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Oliver checks out the classic 90s indie band formed by members of The Pixies and Throwing Muses, and the new album from Kiwi band The Beths. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 29/09/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 56 - Early Drive-By Truckers, Khruangbin, Dry Cleaning( 0:28:9)       
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Oliver explores some of his favourite early DBT tunes, catches up with new Khruangbin and Dry Cleaning tracks. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 22/09/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 55 - Chuck Prophet, Ron Gallo, Lowertown( 0:28:16)       
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This week we look at Chuck Prophet's brand of Californian rock & roll, Ron Gallo's modern garage rock, and Lowertown's jangly low-fi indie pop. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 15/09/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 54 - The Hold Steady's 'Stay Positive', Israel Nash( 0:28:10)       
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This week Oliver looks at the album that got him hooked on the great storytelling and catchy indie rock sound of The Hold Steady, 2008's 'Stay Positive'. Also featured is an amazing cover of one of Neil Young's greatest songs by Israel Nash. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 8/09/2022 2:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 53 - The Chats, Courting, Maya Hawke, Broken Bells( 0:28:11)       
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This week we check out the latest record from Australian shed rockers The Chats. The new album continues their penchant for short, fast punk songs with such tracks as 'Boggo Breakout' and 'I've Been Drunk In Every Pub In Brisbane'. Also featured are new releases from brilliant U.K indie rock band Courting, star duo Broken Bells and Stranger Things' Maya Hawke. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 1/09/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 52 - Thee Oh Sees, Khruangbin, Ali Farka Toure, Alvvays, The Beths( 0:27:49)       
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This week Oliver looks at some crazy psyched out punk rock from a live album from Thee Oh Sees. Then we look at the first single from the upcoming Khruangbin album which pays tribute to legendary Malain guitarist Ali Farka Touré. Also featured are some exciting new releases from Alvvays and The Beths. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 25/08/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 51 - The War On Drugs, Wet Leg( 0:27:55)       
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Oliver looks back on some faves from The War On Drugs, and checks out Wet Leg's cover of an Aussie punk classic! Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 18/08/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 50 - Sonic Youth( 0:28:13)       
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This week Oliver celebrates episode 50 by exploring the story of the show's namesake, Sonic Youth. Featuring classic tracks, experimental guitar pieces and lesser known works. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 11/08/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 49 - Amanaz, Wurld Series( 0:26:48)       
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This week Oliver explores Zambian Rock from Amanaz. While their music is obscure, it has found its way into the consciousness of indie fans. Also featured is Christchurch based shoegaze and Pavement influenced group Wurld Series. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 4/08/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 48 - Khruangbin, Low Cut Connie, The Front Bottoms( 0:27:54)       
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Oliver revisits Khruangbin's work with Leon Bridges, plus New Jersey's The Front Bottoms. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 28/07/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 47 - Indie New Releases( 0:28:9)       
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This week's A Sonic Youth is all about catching up on the exciting indie new releases from the past few weeks. Featuring artists such as Julia Jacklin, The Wedding Present, J Mascis and Saya Gray. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 21/07/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 46 - Soccer Mommy, Alvvays, beabadoobee, Broken Bells( 0:28:9)       
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Oliver explores the new Soccer Mommy record then discusses new music from Alvvays, beabadoobee and Broken Bells. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 14/07/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 45 - Courtney Barnett, Snail Mail( 0:28:12)       
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Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 7/07/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 44 - Molina and Magnolia Electric Co( 0:26:43)       
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This week Oliver looks at the second part of the Jason Molina story. This episode focuses on Molina's work under Magnolia Electric Co, with a main focus on his Neil Young influenced live album. Also featured is a haunting solo track. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 30/06/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 43 - Songs:Ohia( 0:28:9)       
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This week Oliver explores Jason Molina's remarkable alt rock Americana work as Songs: Ohia. His works blends rock, blues, country and lo-fi with incredible songwriting that grapples with love and sorrow. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 23/06/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 42 - Indie Covers pt3( 0:28:6)       
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Oliver checks out his favourite covers - taking in tracks originally done by Nirvana, New Order, Prince, The Rolling Stones and Warren Zevon. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 16/06/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 41 - Mudhoney, Drive-By Truckers( 0:28:4)       
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This week Oliver looks at the ultimate grunge band Mudhoney (think Nirvana but better), focusing on the tracks from the band's earlier days on their 'Superfuzz Bigmuff' record. Then we explore some tracks from the new Drive-By Truckers album. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. This show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 9/06/2022 10:15:00 a.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 40 - Craig Finn, Mt Joy, Gymnastics In The Seventies, Wedding Present( 0:28:4)       
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This week Oliver looks at the latest solo album from The Hold Steady front man Craig Finn. Then he looks at some standout tracks from Mt. Joy and Gymnastics In The Seventies. Also featured is the latest of the 24 songs The Wedding Present is due to release each month of this year. Follow @asonicyouthpodcast on Insta and Facebook. this show is part of the Free FM 89.0 YOUTH ZONE. Made with support of NZ on Air.
Published: 2/06/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 39 - NZ Music( 0:28:15)       
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This episode Oliver celebrates New Zealand Music Month with some tracks from favourite Kiwi artists. Featuring The Chills, Half Eaten Pie, Bitter Defeat, The Bats and Flight Of The Conchords.
Published: 26/05/2022 10:45:00 a.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 38 - Pip Blom, Drive-By Truckers, Dream Wife( 0:28:4)       
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This week's show features two great female led indie rock bands. Pip Blom transcends the indie pop genre with their catchy hooks and punk influences and Dream Wife is quite possibly the greatest Riot Grrrl influenced band at the moment. Also featured is the latest new single from Drive-By Truckers, a seven minute epic about late night drives and experiences from touring the country. Follow the show - FB and Insta @asonicyouthpodcast
Published: 19/05/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 37 - Drive-By Truckers, The Chats, Julia Jacklin, Sunflower, Bean Diamond, Rugs, D.D Dumbo( 0:28:6)       
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This week we look at a raft of new releases from Drive-By Truckers, The Chats, Julia Jacklin and Sunflower Bean. Then we explore country infused alt rock from Diamond Rugs and some awesome experimental blues rock electronica from D.D Dumbo. Follow A Sonic Youth on Insta @asonicyouthpodcast and Facebook
Published: 12/05/2022 9:39:44 a.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 36 - Beabadoobee, Goat, The Sadies, The Clash, The Wedding Present( 0:28:2)       
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This week we have a mixed bag show. A new release from a leader of the next generation of the indie mainstream, Beabadoobee, and new tracks from The Sadies and The Wedding Present. We also take a look at experimental fusion world music from Goat and an interesting version of a classic from The Clash.
Published: 5/05/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 35 - Mako Rd [NZ], English Teacher, Jason Isbell( 0:28:1)       
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This week Oliver looks at Mako Road, a kiwi surf and psych band that have a point of difference to others. Also featured is promising young indie band English Teacher and a REM cover from Jason Isbell. Follow A Sonic Youth on FB and Insta @asonicyouthpodcast
Published: 28/04/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 34 - Kurt Vile, Drive-By Truckers( 0:27:50)       
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This week Oliver checks out a new record from Kurt Vile. This one, Vile's ninth, is as spaced out as ever. Also featured is a new single from southern rockers Drive-By Truckers, which came with the announcement of a new album.
Published: 20/04/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 33 - Wet Leg, Pavement( 0:27:59)       
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This week Oliver looks at two highly anticipated album releases, Wet Leg's self-titled debut and a reissue of Pavement Terror Twighlight. Both bands have been used as examples of a sudden rise to the top of indie from a previously unknown group, and they both make some pretty great music too. Follow @asonicyoutpodcast on Facebook and Insta
Published: 14/04/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 32 - DOPE LEMON, Angus and Julia Stone, Teenage Fanclub( 0:27:43)       
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This week we have some moody psych rock from Angus Stone of Angus & Julia Stone and Dope Lemon. Oliver's impressed by the variety of sounds Stone uses on his records while still staying true to the psych sound of Dope Lemon. Also featured is a sunny new single from indie legends Teenage Fanclub. Follow A Sonic Youth - FB & Insta @asonicyouthpodcast
Published: 7/04/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 31 - Wednesday, Craig Finn, Soccer Mommy( 0:26:55)       
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This week's feature band is shoegaze influenced indie rockers Wednesday. Also featured are some exciting new releases from Craig Finn [The Hold Steady] and Nashville's Soccer Mommy,
Published: 31/03/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 30 - Matthew Sweet, Jess Locke, Kurt Vile( 0:28:6)       
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This week Oliver looks at an ultimate pop rock album, Matthew Sweet's 'Girlfriend'. Also featured is a track from Melbourne based indie rocker Jess Locke and a new single from Kurt Vile. Follow A Sonic Youth on Facebook and Insta - @asonicyouthpodcast
Published: 24/03/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 29 - Jonathan Wilson( 0:28:12)       
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This week we're looking at some great tracks from psych rock musician and esteemed producer Jonathan Wilson
Published: 17/03/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 28 - The Jayhawks, Wet Leg( 0:27:37)       
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Oliver explores a country-tinged indie rock fave from The Jayhawks, and a new release from Wet Leg
Published: 10/03/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 27 - War On Drugs, Ultimate Painting, Tommy Guerrero, WITCH, Elbow, Natural Child( 0:28:7)       
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This week Oliver looks at his songs of the summer. Featured artists include The War On Drugs, WITCH and Elbow.
Published: 3/03/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 26 - Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Kurt Vile( 0:28:12)       
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This week Oliver looks at a prog rock masterpiece from indie legend Stephen Malkmus (and The Jicks). Also featured is a new track from Kurt Vile.
Published: 24/02/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 25 - Alt-J, Los Bitchos( 0:28:14)       
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Oliver checks out the punked up global psychedelic grooves of Los Bitchos' debut, and reviews, with mixed feelings, the brand new LP from Alt-J.
Published: 17/02/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 24 - Pom Pom Squad, KIT( 0:27:48)       
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This week Oliver looks at two great up and coming indie artists, Pom Pom Squad and KIT.
Published: 10/02/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 23 - Alt-J, The Sadies ( 0:27:19)       
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Oliver finishes his Alt-J album reviews by looking at 2017's 'Relaxer'. Also featured is a great new track from The Sadies.
Published: 3/02/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 22 - Psychic Ills, Pablo Dylan( 0:28:10)       
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Oliver looks at a favourite psych rock band - Psychic Ills. He also looks at some very promising releases from Bob Dylan's Grandson Pablo, who carries the family sound.
Published: 27/01/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 21- Indie Covers pt2( 0:27:19)       
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Oliver looks at a second series of his favourite indie covers. Features the likes of Dinosaur Jr, Yo La Tengo and FIDLAR.
Published: 20/01/2022 9:00:00 a.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 20 - alt-J's 'This Is All Yours'( 0:27:51)       
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Part two of three episodes exploring alt-J's first three albums before they release their fourth in February. This week we look at 2014's 'This Is All Yours'.
Published: 13/01/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 19 - Kurt Vile, Wet Leg( 0:27:1)       
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A perfect summer record from Kurt Vile and a very promising new indie band Wet Leg.
Published: 6/01/2022 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 18 - The Concretes, Sexton Blake, Israel Nash, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Jonathan Wilson( 0:27:5)       
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This week we're looking at some favourite indie covers, featuring tracks such as a stripped back version of the Rolling Stones' 'Miss You', a chaotic shoegaze version of the Beach Boys' 'Surfin' USA' and an ever more haunting cover of John Lennon's 'Working Class Hero'.
Published: 30/12/2021 3:03:28 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 17 - An Indie Xmas( 0:27:8)       
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On this special Christmas episode of A Sonic Youth we explore Indie Christmas music with featured tracks from Pom Pom Squad, Elephant Stone, Psychic Ills, He 5, The Vacant Lots and The Fuzztones. Also featured is a recently released cover of Nada Surf's hit "Popular".
Published: 23/12/2021 11:30:00 a.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 16 - Craig Finn, Grandaddy, Oliver Tree( 0:28:6)       
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On this episode Oliver looks at a solo record from The Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn. Also featured is 'timeless songwriting' from Grandaddy and a track from Oliver Tree.
Published: 16/12/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 15 - Allah-Las, The High Water Marks, Lucero, Dead Meadow( 0:28:8)       
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This week Oliver looks at modern Surf Rock from L.A. based Allah-Las. Also featured is a dark psych rock track from Dead Meadow, a sunny indie rock track from The High Water Marks and Lucero with a song about L.A. and Warren Zevon.
Published: 9/12/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 14 - The Chats, Husker Du, Meat Puppets, Uncle Tupelo( 0:27:53)       
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We're 'on smoko' with Australian Shed Rockers The Chats. Also featured is 'catchy yet mind melting punk' from Husker Du, a Stooges cover from Uncle Tupelo and a psych rock instrumental from Meat Puppets
Published: 2/12/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 13 - Alvvays, Holy Motors, Allah Las, The Shins( 0:27:47)       
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Oliver Grey looks at dream pop and shoegaze from Alvvays. Also featured is psych rock from Allah-Las, Holy Motors and 'an incredible vocal performance' from James Mercer of The Shins.
Published: 25/11/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 12 - Khruangbin, Courtney Barnett, Stephen Malkmus( 0:26:44)       
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This week your host Oliver Grey looks at Thai Funk infused Psych Rock from Khruangbin. He also discusses a Bob Dylan cover from Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus and the brand new album from Courtney Barnett.
Published: 18/11/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 11 - Snail Mail, Alt-J, Elephant Stone, Jack River( 0:27:54)       
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Host Oliver Grey looks at Soccer Mommy's 'Clean', psych rock from Elephant Stone, a 'perfect driving song' from Jack River and new releases from Snail Mail and Alt-J.
Published: 11/11/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 10 - Broken Bells, Snail Mail, The War On Drugs, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever( 0:27:59)       
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Your host Oliver Grey looks at Broken Bells, a collaboration between James Mercer of The Shins and legendary producer Brian Burton (Danger Mouse). He also takes a look at an indie pop masterpiece from Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever and new releases from Snail Mail and The War On Drugs.
Published: 4/11/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 9 - The Hold Steady, Pavement, Kitchens Floor( 0:28:6)       
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On this episode of A Sonic Youth your host Oliver Grey looks at The Hold Steady's 'Almost Killed Me', an album about killer parties. He also discusses a favourite Pavement song and looks at Brisbane band Kitchen's Floor.
Published: 28/10/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 8 - Stephen Malkmus, Snail Mail, Granddady, Fade In Mona Lisa( 0:26:30)       
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Oliver checks out new releases from Snail Mail and Aussie psych rockers Fade In Mona Lisa and reviews faves from Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus and Grandaddy
Published: 21/10/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 7 - Alt-J, Dinosaur Jr, Los Bitchos( 0:27:50)       
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On this week's episode of A Sonic Youth your host Oliver Grey looks at Alt-J's An Awesome Wave, an album that he believes is truly unique. He also discusses his favourite Dinosaur Jr track and looks at a new release from latin surf rockers Los Bitchos.
Published: 14/10/2021 2:30:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 6 - Phantastic Ferniture Courtney Barnet The Beths The Lucid Experiment( 0:27:22)       
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Oliver Grey looks at Phantastic Ferniture, a garage-pop collaboration between a group of friends including folk-rock star Julia Jacklin. Oliver also looks at Courtney Barnett's latest single, NZ's The Beths and psych rock from The Lucid Experiment.
Published: 7/10/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 5 - Alt-J, Oh No, Bleached, Wavves, The Black Angels, Sam Flax( 0:27:2)       
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Your host Oliver Grey checks out the music from his favourite video game - Grand Theft Auto 5 - and new releases. Features tracks from Alt-J, Oh No, Bleached, Wavves, The Black Angels, Sam Flax
Published: 30/09/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 4 - Snail Mail, Drive-By Truckers, Pinky Pinky( 0:28:17)       
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A surprise new album from Snail Mail, this century's greatest protest album so far, and an indie new EP release from Proto-Prog inspired LA band Pinky Pinky
Published: 23/09/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 3- Snail Mail, Israel Nash, Sit Down In Front, George Woolston( 0:27:56)       
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Exploring indie rock with Snail Mail, Texan Israel Nash, Kiwi punk from Sit Down In Front and local teen singer/songwriter George Woolston.
Published: 16/09/2021 3:00:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 2 - Dinosaur Jr, Men I Trust, Courtney Barnett, The Chills( 0:28:0)       
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Oliver checks out Dinosaur Jr's "criminally underrated" 'I Bet On Sky' LP, indie release news, gives his thoughts on indie darling Courtney Barnett and personal fave The Chills, both acts he saw live in the last year.
Published: 9/09/2021 3:30:00 p.m.
A Sonic Youth episode 1 - Nada Surf, Kurt Vile, The Jesus and Mary Chain( 0:27:44)       
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Debut episode! Oliver checks out Nada Surf's debut LP 'High/Low', new indie releases, a Kurt Vile fave and picks his first 'Desert Island Disc'
Published: 28/08/2021 4:45:00 p.m.