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Lots of almost news to almost report... Expect to have more information about my and Sue Havlish's WXNA show - Double Shot with Joe and Sue very soon. If you have not done so, now would be a good time to follow our show on Facebook.
Also, expect more details about the forthcoming E2TG Five Year Anniversary Party (5/18 at The 5 Spot). Just trying to lock down the final details.
Maybe, probably less soon, expect some information about the future of E2TG (it's so bright, I have to wear shades - how is that for a relatively obscure - nearly 30 year old reference).
In the meantime, it is Tuesday when we take a look at what is "Trending" on E2TG....
"Pinprick Eyes" by Ask for Joy
Ask for Joy is a Dream Pop/Shoegaze project of Aaron Rossetto of Austin, Texas. This song comes from the recently released New Private Window EP filled with forbidden pleasures.
"Receiver" by Waco Brothers
The Waco Brothers new album Going Down in History is receiving widespread acclaim. Waco Brothers are fronted by Jon Langford from the legendary band, The Mekons. This is the first single from that album. If you want, you can check out this and some other Waco Brothers' music on Noisetrade before you buy Going Down in History. Really sorry I missed this band when they played Nashville late last year, but I am glad I saw Langford at The 5 Spot more recently. Hope Waco Brothers come back here soon.
"Listening to Antique Pony Too Much" by Youngstrr Joey
As you can probably tell - if you stick around her long enough - I have a soft spot for the more experimental side of things sometimes. Youngstrr Joey from Glascow fits that bill pretty nicely. It is experimental without being outrageously off-putting (at least for me). Antique Pony is a Scottish band. (I had to look that up, and now I have to check them out).
"The Fall" by The Hidden Agendas
Williamsport, PA is the hometown of Little League baseball, and the home base of The Hidden Agendas. Glad to have them back in the shuffle. When I'm not getting all experimental and weird, sometimes I just like some pretty straight ahead rock and roll - especially when it is done well. The band is hard at work on their new album. Can't wait to hear it.
"Seed" by Jonas Howden Sjøvaag's Navyelectre
It seems like we have been featuring songs from Large Ensemble for a while, and we still have a couple more after this one. I really dig this wonderful, original music from Norway. Jonas Sjøvaag is a composer who has quite a bit of music out there.
"Melissa" by Amelia White
Next up, a very beautiful love song from the album Home Sweet Hotel, which is among my favorites of 2016 so far.
"This Life... With You" by Hayes Carll and Supersuckers
Long running country/punk/rock band Supersuckers team with Texas singer-songwriter on this track from the Supersuckers' most recent album, Holdin' the Bag. Yeah! And yes, I freaking missed this at The Basement East Sunday... *shakes my head*
"Flood of Red" by Drew Worthley
Drew Worthley is a singer-songwriter the UK. His new album is called Crucible. This is a track from that album. I really like this.
"Double Trouble" by Leapfrogtown
We have another track from Dreaming in Public the current album by this London based band.