Here's a recap of last night's Boston Accents playlist, where host Dave Duncan highlights the best in new and tested New England-born rock n' roll. Tune in to Boston Accents every Sunday night from 8 to 10 pm, 101.7 on the old FM dial and streaming live at wfnx.com. Yes, this was a very-straight forward and no-nonsense intro. Blee-dat. (One Happy Island photo above by Jerome Eno.)
ONE HAPPY ISLAND - "Night With A Friend,"
from their 7" split single with Standard Fare. Playing Sat 1/29 @ Lizard Lounge with Oranjuly, Aloud.
ELI "PAPERBOY" REED - "Young Girl,"
from the album Come and Get It. Playing Fri 1/14 @ Middle East downstairs w/Spirit Kid, Hayley Jane & The Primates.
BUFFALO TOM - "Arise, Watch"
from the forthcoming album Skins. Bill Janovitz playing Hot Stove Cool Music Sat 1/15 @ Paradise.
ST HELENA - "The Blue and the Red,"
from the album Modern Tan. Playing Sat 1/15 @ Rosebud with Brendan Boogie, Parlour Bells, Sarah RabDAU.
DRESDEN DOLLS - "Backstabber,"
from the album Yes, Virginia. Congrats to Amanda Palmer - newlywed!
MOUNT PERU - "Modern Lover,"
from the album My Sweetheart The Destroyer. Available now as download, CD's for sale at shows.
I HAVE EARS - "Go Out,"
from the album Grow A Pear. Playing Sat 1/22 @ Cantab.
ASHPARK - "The Riddle,"
from a forthcoming CD. Playing Thu 1/27 @ TTs with M.G Lederman, Hello Ninja.
CHERRY 2000 - "Marlboro,"
from the album Taint. Also available on a long out of print 7" single.
GRASS IS GREEN - "Uhm Tsk,"
from the album Yeddo. Playing Sat 1/15 @ Great Scott w/Ketman, The Shills, Shoney Lamar & The Equal Rights.
GIRLFRIENDS - "Gov't Seizure,"
from their 7" single. Playing Sat 1/29 @ Brighton Music Hall with Mean Creek, Dirty Dishes, Taxpayer.
SEBADOH - "Rebound,"
from the album Bakesale. Album slated for deluxe re-release this year.
RIBS - "Even,"
from the British Brains EP. Playing Fri 1/28 @ TTs with The Cinnamon Fuzz & others.
FREEZEPOP - "Doppelganger,"
from the album Imaginary Friends. Band website offers everything from "basic download" to "creepy stalker bonus pack" to "uber-superfan pack."
DOM - "Burn Bridges,"
from the album Sun Bronzed Greek Gods. A re-mixed version due out on February 15 on Astralwerks.
DAVID WAX MUSEUM - " Born With A Broken Heart,"
from the new album Everything Is Saved. Album due out February 8; Boston CD release show February 3 @ Oberon.
HALLELUJAH THE HILLS - "The Trap,"
from the album Collective Psychosis Begone. Playing Tues 1/18 @ TT's.
FACES ON FILM - "Harlem Roses,"
from the album Some Weather. Next show 1/27 @ Cafe 939.
JENNY DEE & THE DEELINQUENTS - "Big Ol Heart,"
from the 7" single. Playing Sat 1/15 @ Paradise as part of Hot Stove Cool Music.
BELLY - "Super-Connected,"
from the album King. One of the underperforming singles from the band's underappreciated second record.
YANKEE POWER - "Catatonic Boots,"
new recording. Available as a download on www.bostonbandcrush.com.
7L & ESOTERIC f/INSPECTAH DECK - "12th Chamber,"
from the album 1212. To date, Inspectah Deck is the only member of Wu-Tang to have appeared on Boston Accents.
SHEILA DIVINE - "The Innocents,"
new recording. Playing Fri 1/14 @ Paradise with Orbit, A Wish For Fire.
GUILLERMO SEXO - "Neon Lights,"
from the album Vivid Nights. Playing Sat 1/15 @ O'Briens with Pray for Polanski, Eurisko, Ashes Vs Leaves.
PARLOUR BELLS - "Pet Names,"
from the Heart Beatings EP. Release party Sat 1/15 @ Rosebud with St Helena, Brendan Boogie, Sarah RabDAU & Self Employed Assassins
DEER TICK - "When She Comes Home,"
from the album The Black Dirt Sessions. John & Ian playing Fri 1/14 @ ME upstairs with The Shivers (sold out).
CULT 45 - "Model Sex,"
from the self-titled EP. Playing Fri 1/14 @ Rosebud with Tijuana Sweetheart, Tired Old Bones, Cheap Leather.
LADY LAMB THE BEEKEEPER - "Beluga (live)"
live version recorded at Port City Music Hall. Going on small tour opening for Evan Dando & Juliana Hatfield.