WXPN, Philadelphia: Earbender Playlist of the Week #18

WXPN, Philly is pretty much the “granddaddy of them all” in the college/community radio world. WXPN has continually embraced songs and artists that go against the grain of the commercial radio as well as producing the World Cafe syndicated show. It’s so successfu, they have taken over an entire building on the U of P […]

KOTO, Telluride: Earbender Playlist of the Week #17

KOTO Ski and Sport Swap (from TellurideDailyPhoto.com)

What’s your take on buskers? Annoying? Happy musical discoveries? People you know but look the other way. One step up from panhandling? You have before you the KOTO Miracle Chart … given last week’s chart loss into the dark recesses of my mind (read-I forgot) and the […]

WOXY.COM: Earbender Playlist of the Week #16

The Love Language performed live on WOXY.com during SXSW 2009

We’ve had some amazing sessions at WOXY in recent weeks. If you haven’t checked ’em out, give a listen to:




10 of our 27 live performances at SXSW have also been posted so far. Keep […]

KUT, Austin: Earbender Playlist of the Week #15

With a view towards measuring the residual effect of SXSW on local radio stations, KUT, Austin, is this week’s playlist of the week. They just turned 50 (you know it’s old because it has three call letters) and are going stronger than any time since I started sending them records in the 80s. It’s a […]

KUSF, San Francisco: Earbender Playlist of the Week #14

Top 30 1: The Love Me Nots “Detroit” (Atomic A Go Go) 2: Vetiver “Tight Knit” (Sub Pop) 3: Mirah “(a)spera” (K) 4: Wavves “S/T” (Woodsist) 5: Ty Segall “Skin” (Goodbye Boozy) 6: Crime In Choir “Gift Givers” (Kill Shaman) 7: Photobooth “Da Me Tu Besos” (Daggerman) 8: Dan Auerback “Keep It Hid” (Nonesuch) 9: […]