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WFNX Boston Accents debut playlist 08.08.10


Last night WFNX Radio 101.7 FM debuted a new local music show, dubbed "Boston Accents," in a fancy new early time slot that doesn't interfere with "Mad Men." But if you were caught up in the Yanks-Sox game last night -- or busy in Newton saying goodbye to a friend who's moving to California -- here's a recap of the show's first playlist. Tune in to "Boston Accents" every Sunday night from 8 to 10 p.m. at 101.7 on the FM dial or streaming live at wfnx.com. Wicked pissa, khed.

PASSION PIT - "Tonight, Tonight" First song ever played on Boston Accents - band received their first-ever airplay on WFNX in early 2008. This song is a Smashing Pumpkins cover. www.passionpitmusic.com

HOORAY FOR EARTH - "Surrounded By Your Friends" from the Momo EP. Playing 8/17 @ TT's, then out on tour. www.hoorayforearth.net

BON SAVANTS - "Tidal Waves" brand new recording, from a forthcoming album. First new release in 4 years for the band. View a video for the song here: www.bonsavants.com/

BEARSTRONAUT - "Shannon," new single. Playing 8/20 @ The Pill (Great Scott). www.myspace.com/bearstronautmusic

PRETTY & NICE - "Tora Tora Tora" from the album Get Young. Playing "Boston Accents" launch party @ Great Scott (full lineup TBA). www.myspace.com/prettyandnice

BODEGA GIRLS - "We Are Losers" new single. No live shows scheduled, but King Ev DJ's @ zuzu on 8/11. www.myspace.com/bodegagirls

THE FREEZE - "This Is Boston Not LA" from This Is Boston Not LA compilation. Touring in Germany this September. www.myspace.com/rabidreaction

ELI "PAPERBOY" REED - "Come and Get" It from the new album Come and Get It, Reed's major-label debut on Capitol Records out 8/10. www.elipaperboyreed.com

JAGGERY - "Incestuous Tendencies" from their new album Upon a Penumbra. Playing 8/21 @ Middle East downstairs.. www.jaggery.org/

PIEBALD - "King of the Road" from the album We Are The Only Friends We Have. Song is about the band's now-junked tour van. www.myspace.com/piebald

THE HOLEY MOLEYS - "Sink The Hook" from the album Cheese Is Christ. Features singer-songwriter Audrey Ryan and Cave In's Steve Brodsky. www.myspace.com/theholeymoleys

DOM - "Living in America" new single. Band going out on tour with Ratatat, including 10/5 show @ House of Blues. www.myspace.com/imfur

NEW COLLISIONS - "Dying Alone" from the forthcoming album The Optimist. CD release 10/9 @ Great Scott. www.newcollisions.com

LADY LAMB THE BEEKEEPER - "Almond Colored Sheets" from 7" single. Currently recording new album. www.myspace.com/ladylambthebeekeeper

THE SHEILA DIVINE - "Countrymen" from the album Where Have My Countrymen Gone. Band has played several reunion shows since 2003 breakup. www.myspace.com/thesheiladivine

MODERN LOVERS - "Roadrunner" from their self-titled album (1970). Jonathan Richman still plays live occasionally in the Boston area. www.myspace.com/theoriginalmodernlovers

MEAN CREEK - "The Comedian" from their recently released 7" single. Playing 9/10 @ Boston Arts Festival. www.myspace.com/meancreek

THE WANDAS - "Bending Over Backwards" from their album New Wave Blues. Playing several upcoming shows in RI. www.thewandas.com/

LETTERS TO CLEO - "I See" song can be found on original Sister EP, Aurora Gory Alice album and Sister re-release. Band played last real show together in 2000 as a Mikey Dee benefit. www.letterstocleo.net

DIRTY DISHES - "Deer In Headlights" from their debut EP. Playing 8/12 @ Great Scott. www.myspace.com/thedirtydishesmusic

THE GRAVEL PIT - "Something's Growing Inside" from The Gravel Pit Manifesto. Catch members playing with the popular area wedding band The Pre-Nups. www.myspace.com/thegravelpit

DEER TICK - "20 Miles" from The Black Dirt Sessions album. Going out on European tour in September. www.deertickmusic.com

BOSTON TYPEWRITER ORCHESTRA - "The Revolution Will Be Typewritten" new single by band that uses typewriters as musical instruments. www.bostontypewriterorchestra.com

JOHN SHADE - "I Hate The World (And Everyone In It)" from the album All You Love Is Need, recorded at Justin Vernon's (Bon Iver) studio in Wisconsin. Playing 8/22 @ Club Passim. www.johnshademusic.com

TRIBE - "Red Rover" from the album Sleeper, the band's final full-length, released in 1993. www.myspace.com/tribeonline

MYSTERY ROAR - "Circles" from their debut LP. Band features members of Bon Savants. www.mysteryroar.com/

ORANJULY - "The Coldest Summer" from their self-titled debut album. Playing 8/26 @ Middle East. www.oranjuly.com/

MORPHINE - "Early To Bed" from the album Like Swimming. Surviving members occasionally play as Orchestra Morphine. www.myspace.com/morphinejazz

 

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