Here's tonight's BOSTON ACCENTS playlist, complete with show notes, band links, and my usual ragtime blah-blah-blahs. Listen in every Sunday night from 8 to 10pm at 101.7 FM or online at wfnx.com. This week we debuted a fuckton of dope new jams, and showed some love to Bostonians who bounced to Brooklyn as a nod to today's 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.
CAMDEN, “Mustangs” - Playing TT The Bear's on Saturday, Sept. 17 with two bands from our 50 Bands 50 States summer feature, Eternal Summers (VA) and Reading Rainbow (PA). http://www.camden.bandcamp.com/
VIVA VIVA, “Hailing A Cab In Hell” - New track off upcoming EP, What's The Kim Deal, first surfaced on the first Boston Band Crush comp. http://www.thisisvivaviva.com/
MOONS, “Jupiter Drive” - Playing O'Brien's Pub on Saturday, Sept. 17 with Full Body Anchor, Cooling Towers and Age Rings. Originally off this summer's Stasis 10-inch, download the song Thursday via On The Download when it becomes our Mp3 of the Week. http://wearemoons.bandcamp.com
THE CINNAMON FUZZ, “In Your Hands” - New track, to be among two new songs on the Cruise Of The Century" EP re-boot this fall. Ace tune. So ace we spun it on the Breakfast Show last week, too. Here's our recap of the occassion.
DOOMSTAR, “Rainbow Bloodsucker” - Off the 2010 album of the same name, we miss you already, boys. http://doomstar.bandcamp.com/
DIRTY BOMBS, “In Every City” - New track off October's Alpha Transmission EP, read about it in Thursday's Phoenix Fall Preview. http://www.facebook.com/DirtyBombsMusic
ANDRE OBIN, “Cinnamon (Casey Desmond Remix)” - Great collabo between two of Boston's brilliant dance music minds. Obin opens the Peter Hook show at the Paradise on Sept. 20. http://soundcloud.com/andreobin
PARLOUR BELLS, “Speak Up” - We won't stop playing it until they play the Faces Demolition Party. Maybe...
ALOUD, “Beaches” – Older track, from 2006's Leave Your Light On, playing Tuesday at Great Scott for Annie*Rock’s birthday bash, with Guillermo Sexo and Sarah RabDAU. http://www.allthingsaloud.com/
TOWNSHIP, “All Your Stuff” - Radio debut for brand new jam off new record One More Summer, release party Oct. 1 at Brighton Music Hall, with Sidewalk Driver. http://thefamilytownship.com/
RYAN LEE CROSBY, “The War” - Our Mp3 of the Week, new track from the former Cancer To The Stars screamer, now playing with full band again after several solo releases.
SOCCER MOM, “(A) Natural History” - Peep Thursday's Fall Preview for our Soccer Mom photoshoot, where we stuffed them in the pink ladies room of TC's Pub. Highly-touted EP release Sept. 23 at TT The Bears with Emergency Music. http://www.soccermomboston.com/
BLACKBOARD NAILS, “She Wants” - Garage rock trio featuring Eric Dineen, formerly of Babystrange. http://www.facebook.com/TheBlackboardNails
THE DECEMBER SOUND, “Kill Me (Before I Kill You)” - Sonic assault from a few years back; frontman Zack Sarzana lived in NYC for a few years, now back in town. http://decembersound.com/
BON SAVANTS, “Between The Moon & The Ocean” - Off 2006's Post Rock Defends The Nation, drummer Andy (Mystery Roar) and bassist Dave now reside in Brooklyn. Thom is still a rocket scientist out in California. Come home, dudes. http://bonsavants.com/
YES GIANTESS, “You Were Young” - Electro-pop hopefulls from around 2008 or so, NYCers Jan Rosenfeld now makes music as Lightwaves, Chase Nicholl as Secret Music. http://rcrdlbl.com/artists/Yes_Giantess/music
PASSION PIT, “Dreams” - Cranberries cover, a few of the guys are in Brooklyn as we await the 2012 follow-up to Manners, currently being written/recorded by Michael Angelakos in Los Angeles. http://www.passionpitmusic.com/
TWIN SHADOW, “Castles In The Snow (Com Truise Remix)” - George Lewis Jr once lived in Boston, playing in Mad Man Films. http://www.myspace.com/madmanfilms
HOORAY FOR EARTH, “Surrounded By Your Friends” - Half live in Brooklyn, half in Cambridge, or at least that was the case recently. Older track with a video worth watching, Noel Heroux just got married to one of the ladies in Zambri! Hooray! For Weddings! http://hoorayforearth.net/
CYANIDE VALENTINE, “You Are The Focus” - Jake Zavracky left millions on the table not selling out this tune to Ford back in 2005. Off the Let It Rot album. Dude's in Brooklyn now, got a new EP, The Revenant, now online.
THE NEW HIGHWAY HYMNAL, “Hey Kid (Gotta Run)” - We had this Haverhill gang in the FNX studio a few weeks ago. Download it.
NEW COLLISIONS, “Fire In The Neighborhood” - Did ya hear they played with the B-52's? Catch 'em next Sept. 25 at the Middle East with Lovewhip, Micah and others. http://newcollisions.muxtape.com/
GREY VALLEY GHOST, “The Way We Kill” - Lead track off killer debut record, released last week at TT The Bear's, we made it our Mp3 of the Week, too.
COOLING TOWERS, “Charlotte” - New band from Commodore Vic, Ronan Fahey and others. On the Sept. 17 Moons O'Brien's bill I mentioned earlier. http://www.facebook.com/coolingtowersmusic
BUFFALO TOM, “Age of Consent (Acoustic)” - Classic Boston band covering a classic New Order track.
And with that, goodnight, New England.