By firstname.lastname@example.org (theledge) on September 23, 2022
After the success of last month’s series on SST Records, it was only natural that I took a look at doing a similar series featuring another of my favorite record labels of the 80s. I’d actually been thinking about a Twin\Tone Records episode for a long, long time, so why not do it now? Many people think of only bands such as The Replacements, The Suburbs, and Soul Asylum when thinking about this label. Oh no, there is so much more. There is such a wealth that even this two hour episode misses out on some great, great releases. But I did what I could. Just like with the first SST episode, the initial 45 minutes or so are a chronological look at the label’s early releases. Singles by not only The Suburbs but Fingerprints, Curtiss A, and The Pistons. Later in the show I’ve got some favorite tracks by The Phones, The Magnolias, and The Feelies, along with an early release by The Jayhawks. I did refrain from including material from the many sub-labels that were in the Twin\Tone empire. Maybe that could be a future show? I would love it if every listener bought at least one record […]
By email@example.com on May 29, 2020
After last week’s Minneapolis edition of my favorite songs of all time I was contacted by a ton of listeners with their own favorites of the great city. With that sort of response I coudn’t help but doing a sequel consisting of nothing but …
By firstname.lastname@example.org on March 22, 2019
An extended broadcast showcasing the 1979 Midwest indie rock scene.
By email@example.com on June 9, 2017
Jack Torrey of the Cactus Blossoms chats about the band’s appearance on Twin Peaks, and is followed by music inspired by Cyn Collins’ new book, Complicated Fun.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on March 25, 2016
50 years of great music from the Twin Cities of Minnesota are celebrated tonight.
By email@example.com on April 4, 2012
Minneapolis roots-rockers High On Stress are interviewed and they also picked this week’s tunes!
Posted in big star, elliott smith, foo fighters, high on stress, indie, jets to brazil, johnny cash, minneapolis, music, nirvana, Podcast, realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, slim dunlap, talk, the beatles, the who, they might be giants, tommy keene, whiskeytown