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Tourfilter Night playlist (April 15)

April 16, 2010

As promised, here’s a full playlist from last night’s set for Tourfilter Night at River Gods, in Cambridge, MA. Unsurprisingly, local and Canadian bands are overrepresented – I’ve flagged the local bands with a red asterisk, but you’re on your own for spotting the Canucks. Hyperlinked song titles takes you to free MP3 downloads. I had a fantastic time assembling and sharing this playlist – thanks to Chris Marstall for inviting me to guest-DJ, the wonderfully friendly and welcoming staff at River Gods, and everyone who came out.

01    Holy Fuck – “Lovely Allen”    May 29th @ Middle East Downstairs.

02    The New Pornographers - “Letter From An Occupant” June 18th @ House of Blues.

03    Echo and the Bunnymen – “Stormy Weather” April 26th @ Paradise Rock Club.

04    The National – “Brainy” June 2nd and 3rd @ House of Blues.

05    Stars - “Your Ex-Lover is Dead”    June 1st @ Paradise Rock Club.

06    Pavement – “Cut Your Hair”    September 18th @ Agannis Arena.

07    Visqueen – “Crush on Radio”    May 19th @ The Middle East Downstairs.

08   *The Motion Sick – “Winged Bicycle”    May 19th @ Middle East Downstairs.

09    Caribou – “Melody Day”    May 6th @ Middle East Downstairs.

10    The Besnard Lakes – “Devastation”    May 30th @ TT the Bear’s.

11     *The Lights Out – “Miss Fortune”    April 30th @ TT the Bear’s.

12    Yeasayer – “Sunrise”    May 3rd @ Paradise Rock Club.

13    Sea Wolf – “You’re a Wolf”    April 30th @ Paradise Rock Club.

14    The Church – “Under the Milky Way”    April 21st at Arts at the Armory.

15    *Dear Leader – “Barbarians”    April 23rd @ Paradise Rock Club.

16    Cowboy Junkies – “Murder, Tonight, in the Trailer Park”    April 18th at the Somerville Theatre.

17    *Electric Laser People – “I’m a Doer”    May 15th @ The Middle East

18    The Psychedelic Furs – “President Gas”    June 5th @ House of Blues.

19    Quasi – “Alice the Goon”    April 20th @ Middle East Downstairs.

20    *Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling – “First We Take Manhattan” (Leonard Cohen cover)    April 29th @ Great Scott.

21    The National – “Bloodbuzz Ohio”    June 2nd and 3rd @ House of Blues.

22    *Gene Dante and the Future Starlets – “A Madness to His Method”    May 1st at TT the Bear’s Place.

23    The Tallest Man on Earth – “King of Spain”    April 21st @ The Middle East Downstairs.

24    *Clatter Clatter – “Downpour”    April 27th @ Middle East Upstairs.

25    Kate Nash – “Do Wah Do”    April 28th @ Great Scott.

26    Born Ruffians – “Hummingbird”    June 20th @ Great Scott.

27    Elvis Costello – “Radio, Radio”    April 20th @ Orpheum Theatre.

28    Tegan and Sara – “Back in Your Head”    I kind of lied. They are touring with Paramore, but will not be at the Boston show. Sorry.

29    Los Campesinos! – “Please Don’t Tell Me to Do the Maths”. April 24th @ Paradise Rock Club.

30    Frightened Rabbit – “The Twist (*DJ Die Young Dub Edit)”    Frightened Rabbit @ Paradise Rock Club on April 29th. DJ Die Young @ Middlesex Lounge on Thursday nights.

31    Revival Revival vs Lady Gaga vs David Bowie – “Let’s Just Dance”    Lady Gaga @ TD Garden, July 1st and 2nd. Sadly, no David Bowie tour planned.

32    Quintron and Miss Pussycat – “Witch in the Club”    June 16th @ Great Scott.

6 comments

  1. thanks for the spin! (wish we could have checked it out in person)


  2. it sounded great! great playlist!


    • Thanks for the kind words, Dawn!


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