May 1, 2013

Modcast #266: Get Ready To Rumble

Another week, another great modcast coming your way. I'm, kicking off the show with an American 60s band that sounds almost more mod than the British mods of their day. The band is Powder and I included them this week in part because this coming Saturday I'm going to get to meet them when they play at the Studio 66 mod night at the LoFi Performance Gallery here in Seattle, and lucky me I'm going to be the guest DJ.

Another thing that is making this week's show especially good is that I'm joined by my old friend Dean Hoth who is the singer and bass player for power pop band The Eddies. Additionally Dean has been a behind the scenes mover and shaker in producing some great tribute albums, and is also working on releasing unheard live materials of older mod bands from the 80s to the 90s to the 21st century. Such as The Shambles. He's got some news for mod music lovers.

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Powder -- I Try (1968)
Chardon Square -- 65 Film Show (1985)
The Plimsouls -- Great Big World (1980)
The Shambles -- Blindspot (1996)
Cheap Trick -- I Want You To Want Me (1979)
Jeff Hershey & The Heartbeats -- Don't Come Around (2013)
Fitz & The Tantrums -- Spark (2013)
Greyboy Allstars -- Old Crow (2013)
Vampire Weekend -- A-Punk (2008)
Scouting For Girls -- She's So Lovely (2007)
Tim Timebomb & Friends -- Skeleton Crew (2012)
Spearmint -- Outside The Roundhouse (1999)
Generation X -- Friday's Angels (1979)
Split Enz -- Six Months In A Leaky Boat (1981)
The Blues Magoos -- Gotta Get Away (1966)

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