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Episode #87: Fest 16 Preview

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Welcome to a new special Fest 16 preview

episode of Rocket Fuel!

 

The Fest is the punk rock party/family reunion/festival

that is happening October 27-29 in Gainesville, Florida.

For more details on it and Pre Fest 5, which is happening

in Ybor City, Florida on October 25 & 26, head over to

thefestfl.com.

 

On the episode, we play banger after banger from

band playing Fest, including new jams from Hot

Water Music, Iron Chic, the Lillingtons and many

more. We also include classic tunes from Hum,

Smoking Popes and Cadillac Blindside.

 

This episode also features my conversation with

Fest founder and organizer Tony Weinbender, where

we talk about how Hurricane Irma impacted his planning

process, how the stellar linup of bands playing this year

came into place, what new and different things are

occuring this year and what the future holds for Fest.

 

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Enjoy and I hope to see you at Fest 16!

 

 

Playlist for Episode #87:

Hot Water Music "Bury Your Idols"

Able Baker Fox "Purple Mountains"

The Apology Tour "I Was Hoping We Were Good"

Teen Agers "Fake Reality"

Smoking Popes "Need You Around"

Decent Criminal "Neurotic"

The Lillingtons "They Live"

The Dopamines "The King of Swilling Powers (Part I, II, III)"

Iron Chic "Planes, Chest Pains, and Automobiles"

Rainer Maria "Suicides and Lazy Eyes"

Save Ends "Bad News"

Cadillac Blindside "Tonight's Starting Lineup"

The Movielife "Mercy is Asleep at the Wheel"

Hum "Stars"

 

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Episode #86: The Dull Blue Lights

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Welcome to a new episode of Rocket Fuel!

 

On the episode, we are stuffed to the brim with

goodness, featuring new tunes from smaller,

indpendent bands like Gold Class, Amanda X,

Dollys and many more.

 

One of the tunes featured on this episode is one

that you can't hear anywhere else. Mo Troper was

kind enough to give the track "Jumbotron" from him

excellent new album Exposure & Response, which

comes out on November 7th on Good Cheer Records.

 

This episode also features my conversation with

Todd Fausnacht of the Philly Soul/Rock n Roll band

Dull Blue Lights. We talk about the band's transition

from the Rocksteady band The Snails into the band

they are today, traveling to Nashville to record their

album with Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Benjamin

Booker), the "Soul Revival" and much more.

 

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As if that wasn't enough, this episode also features

a contest to sweet some rad vinyl, courtesy of

Good Land Records. Check out the photo below

of the LPs and 7" up for grabs and learn how to enter

during this episode! The records are:

The Obleeks - The Obleeks LP

Bottomfeeders - Bottemfeeders LP

Easy Habit - Easy Habits 7"

All three come with download codes, too!


contest

 

Enjoy!

 

 

Playlist for Episode #86:

The Fatal Flaw "Stray"

Dollys "Another Thing Coming"

Mo Troper "Jumbotron"

The Obleeks "After The Sunshine"

The Dull Blue Lights "Basement"

Spring Heeled Jack, USA "MCMXCVI (1996)"

The Siren Six! "No Compromise"

Engines "Envy"

Gold Class "Get Yours"

Amanda X "Dear Marie"

The Dull Blue Lights "Press Play"

The Guestlist "Back to the Dream"

Bottomfeeders "Jungle Juis"


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Episode #85: Rozwell Kid

 

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Welcome to the latest episode of Rocket Fuel!

 

On the episode, we have new tunes from Matthew

Sweet, Mutoid Man, Cayetana, Sheer Mag and

many more.

 

This episode also features my fun and candid

conversation with Jordan Hudkins, singer and guitarist

Rozwell Kid! I talk with him about their fantastic new

new record, Previous Art, his self-depricating lyrics,

what it's like being a rock band from the unlikely place

of West Virginia and his aspirations to film himself

reviewing records as he...paints. We also bond over

our mutual love and respect for The Beatles.

 

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Check it out!

 

 

Playlist for Episode #85:

Matthew Sweet "Trick"

Lost Balloons "Losing Time"

Caves "Need It Most"

Zapiain "Promises, Promises"

Cayetana "Too Old for This"

Rozwell Kid "Wendy's Trash Can"

Mutoid Man "Micro Agression"

Brutus "March"

Sheer Mag "Just Can't Get Enough"

Rozwell Kid "Boomerang"

Gnarwolves "Straitjacket"

Great Grandpa "Fade"


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Episode #84: The Feelies

feelies

 

 

Rocket Fuel is back! And do we have a great episode

for you.

 

On the episode, we have the latest tunes from The Flatliners,

Diet Cig, The Afghan Whigs, The Jesus and Mary Chain and

many more.

 

This episode also features my conversation with

Glenn Mercer, singer and guitarist of the college rock

pioneers The Feelies. Rolling Stone ranked their debut

album Crazy Rhythms #49 of the top 100 albums of

the 80s. Well the band put out their latest effort earlier

this year and it's called In Between. I talk with Glenn

about this new record, the recording process of it, as

well as the history and present of the band.

 

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Check it out!

 

 

Playlist for Episode #84:

The Flatliners "Nicotine Lips"

Supergenius "Watch the Water"

Charly Bliss "Percolator"

The Afghan Whigs "Arabian Heights"

Screamfeeder "Half Lies"

The Feelies "Gone, Gone, Gone"

Diet Cig "Blob Zombie"

The Addisons "You'll See"

The New Lows "Foreign Land"

The Feelies "Been Replaced"

British Sea Power "Bad Bohemian"

The Jesus and Mary Chain "Amputation"

TV Haze "Under the Couch"

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