WSUM and WUD Music Present: The Podcast E01: Revelry Music and Arts Festival 2015

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Saying it was easy to get a bunch of music geeks together to talk about music for a podcast would be an understatement. So here we are, with a collaboration between WSUM, the official student radio station of UW-Madison, and yours truly. Check out our preview of Revelry Music and Arts Festival below, and let us know what you think!

DISCLAIMER: The following was recorded in March of 2015, before many details regarding Revelry Music and Arts Festival were available to the public. Commentary throughout this episode is meant to provide an analysis of Revelry’s Main Stage lineup. Enjoy!

Lost Lander and Paper Thick Walls Tonight!

Yes, it’s a tad blizzardly out today, and that’s good news because what sounds better than sitting in the Rath with friends drinking beer and listening to some great music? Exactly, nothing. Tonight we’re lucky to have two great bands serenading us, Lost Lander and Paper Thick Walls.

Portland, Oregon’s Lost Lander has been getting considerable love from all over the music scene including the blogosphere and some favorite music sources including Spin and Rolling Stone. Just to solidify those sentiments, they were just recently named Best Emerging Act of 2011 in the Best of Portland series.

Last month their debut LP, DRRT, premiered and it echoes beautiful yet sometimes mysterious places and emotions; together it’s resonant of a symphonic brilliance that proves what good music can do not only for your ears but for your soul as well.
Frontman Matt Sheehy, part lyricist and part forester, was inspired by the Pacific Northwest with sounds that some have been compared to Band of Horses and Fleet Foxes. Also having pride in his Alaskan roots it’s no surprise Lost Lander has an earthy, experimental feel to them (the physical cd actually folds into a mini planetarium, KOOL).

One of the standout tracks, ‘Afraid of Summer’, is graceful and unrestrained. Sheehy speaking with Rolling Stone described it as having a “spooky, mesmerizing” force that had him in a trance while working on it.

Also performing tonight is Chicago’s Paper Thick Walls who are sure to start the night on a good note with their unique mix of guitars, fiddle, mandolin, and bass. Their debut album ‘A Thousand Novels’ came out last year and has already been well received with orchestral melodies and compelling stories.

Tune in to 91.7fm WSUM online or over the air at 4pm today to hear Lost Lander perform live in studio and make sure to check out the show tonight, 9:30 at the Rath in Memorial Union.

Download Cold Feet by Lost Lander

week 18, folks.

club 770 week 18

here’s what happened. [download]

upcoming shows

  • Rise Up – Truth and Salvage Co.
  • Fights – Stukenberg
  • One Day – Kings Go Forth
  • Dark Side of the Moon – Natural Child
  • Growing – JEFF the Brotherhood
  • King Cobra – Budos Band

On Rotation…

  • Mouthful of Diamonds – Phantogram (Grace Moran)
  • Real Life (Memory Tapes remix) – Tanlines (Kevin Stockert)
  • Year of Silence – Crystal Castles (Brandon Clementi)
  • All The Right Reasons – The Jayhawks (Peter Allen)
  • Postcards From Italy (Beirut cover) – Florence + The Machine
  • Conversation 16 – The National
  • 20 Miles – Deer Tick
  • Short and Entertaining – Jamaica

Leak City

Club 770 Week 17.

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Upcoming

  • Violet Eyes – My Gold Mask (Lakeshorepalooza)
  • With Holes For Thumb Sized Birds – Maritime (Lakeshorepalooza)
  • Not The Kid – Communist Daughter
  • See Her – Truth and Salvage Co.
  • Ghostwalk – The Budos Band

On Rotation

  • Anyone’s Ghost – The National
  • Drunk Girls – LCD Soundsystem
  • Me and My Hand – Broken Social Scene
  • Rio – Hey Marseilles
  • Stars – Warpaint
  • I Think I Like U 2 – Jamaica
  • ceo birthday – jj
  • Runaway – Del Shannon

Club 770 Week 16

Keeping it real this week.

On time. [download]

Upcoming…

  • Tightrope (ft Big Boi) – Janelle Monae
  • Stuck At Sea – The Honorary Title
  • In The Dark – The Whigs
  • She Really Does It For Me – Truth and Salvage Co.

On Rotation…

  • Wild Mountain Nation – Blitzen Trapper
  • World News – Local Natives (Peter Truby)
  • Nashville to Kentucky – My Morning Jacket
  • Surprise Hotel – Fool’s Gold (Brenna O’Brien)
  • Go Outside – Cults (Brenna O’Brien)
  • Deli – Delorean (Brenna O’Brien)
  • I Was Thinking… – Gauntlet Hair (Patrick Tilley)
  • Go Do – Jonsi

xo

Club 770 week 15

I’m late.
Upcoming…
  • Song Three Blues – Alberta Cross
  • Cold Dust Girl – Hey Champ
  • Tightrope (featuring Big Boi) – Janelle Monae
  • In The Dark – Whigs
  • Stuck at Sea – The Honorary Title …Jarrod Gorbel
  • She Really Does It For Me – Truth and Salvage Co. …Daytrotter Session

On Rotation in the Office…

  • 20 Miles – Deer Tick
  • Cold War (Nice Clean Fight) – The Morning Benders …for Molly Lloyd, blogmaster
  • I Go Away – MNDR …for Patrick Tilley, director emeritus
  • Suspended In Gaffa – Ra Ra Riot
  • Real Life – Tanlines
  • Pink Graffiti Part 1 – Secret Cities
  • I Go To The Barn Because I Like The – Band Of Horses

Club 770 Week 14

Aaaand we’re back! It’s been a while, but never fear, Club 770 made its grand return.

In addition to music, I talked about the Bonnaroo College Comedy tour… which you should go to.

But here’s the music that happened:

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Upcoming Shows

  • Captain Video – Conrad Plymouth
  • Crutch & Crance – Peter Wolf Crier
  • Fast Forward Regrets. – The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt
  • Taking Control – Alberta Cross
  • In The Dark – Whigs

On Rotation in the Office

  • All Around and Away We Go – Twin Sister (by request of Kevin Stockert)
  • Bang Pop – Free Energy
  • Ring Ring – Sleigh Bells
  • Animal Arithmetic – Jonsi
  • Mouthful Of Diamonds – Phantogram
  • Shadow People – Dr. Dog
  • Georgia – Yuck
  • Snowmelt – Weed Diamond

Affectionately until next week,

Brigid