September 13, 2011

From the Vaults: Modcasts #90 & #91

Once more into the vault my friends, once more into the vault. Step back in time, to a time when the modcast was young and fresh. Take a giant step outside your current listening constraints and journey with me back to a not so distant past, all the way back to 2008. I've opened up the vaults and dusted off a couple of classic modcasts that I think you'll enjoy. Again.





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Modcast #91: Oh So Pretty
Kicking this show off is the brand new single Supernatural Supercilious from REM. I'm not a big REM fan, but in 1984 they were breaking new ground in power pop to be sure, and here there are 25 or so years later pounding a really great song, one of the best they've produced in a really long time. Got some great stuff for you on this week's modcast including, The Frowning Clouds, The Charms, The Standells, The Expressos, and a little something from the very earliest days in REM's existence. Be sure to check out the bonus videos from The Charms and The Nice down below.
Bonus Videos

The Charms -- Gimme that shot
 

The Nice -- America (How it is 1968)



Modcast #90: I Like What You Say
Welcome to Mr. Suave's Mod Mod World, and do I have a big treat for you all this week. Mike Tholfsen is guest hosting and he's a got a great line up of power pop, jangle pop, pretty much just all great pop, for you. Enjoy, people, enjoy.
  • Teenage Fanclub - Sparky's Dream
  • The Posies - Paint Me
  • Paul Westerberg - As Far as I Know
  • The Legends - Nothing to Be Done
  • Fountains of Wayne - I've Got a Flair
  • Ivy - The Best Thing
  • Tahiti 80 - Easy Way Out
  • Nada Surf - I Like What You Say
  • Death Cab for Cutie - The Sound of Settling
  • The Long Winters - Cinnamon
  • Super Deluxe - Holly's Dream Vacation
Bonus Videos

Teenage Fanclub -- Sparky's Dream


Tahiti 80 -- Heartbeat
 

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