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A Sonic Youth

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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.