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Show #109: Dum Dum Girls’ Only In Dreams

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Responsible for much of the resurgent popularity in female-fronted indie rock and pop, Dum Dum Girls’ Only In Dreams is a personal favorite record with sublime pop melodies and infinite washed-out guitar echo. Setlist (“Song Name” – Artist – Album) “The ’59 Sound” – The Gaslight Anthem – The ’59 Sound “Always Looking” – Dum Dum Girls – Only In Dreams … Continued

Show #108: Dan Fogelberg’s Nether Lands

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Released in 1977, Nether Lands is Dan Fogelberg’s creative apex, with lush musical arrangements and some of his best lyrics. Setlist (“Song Name” – Artist – Album) “The ’59 Sound (Acoustic)” – The Gaslight Anthem – The B-Sides “Nether Lands” – Dan Fogelberg – Nether Lands “Once Upon A Time” – Dan Fogelberg – Nether Lands “Dancing Shoes” – Dan Fogelberg … Continued

FREE WRUW iPhone App

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Thanks to your generous support during this year’s Telethon, WRUW now has a new FREE iPhone app! Just search “WRUW FM” in the Apple App Store or follow this link to download it and listen to your favorite shows anytime, anywhere in the world. The app works much the same as our new website, allowing listeners to … Continued

Show #107: Toro y Moi’s What For?

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A transfixing blend of psych-rock textures, funky groove and glam rock sounds, Toro y Moi’s latest album, What For?, is already one of my favorite albums of the year, reaching back to the sounds of the 70s and bringing them forward. Setlist (“Song Name” – Artist – Album) “The ’59 Sound” – The Gaslight Anthem – The ’59 Sound … Continued

Show #106: Neutral Milk Hotel’s In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

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On the heels of their soul-stirring Cleveland show, the 106th episode of The ’59 Sound will focus on Neutral Milk Hotel’s In The Aeroplane Over The Sea – a masterpiece and easily one of the most influential alternative albums of the late-90s. Few albums before or since are quite as affecting. Setlist (“Song Name” – Artist – Album) … Continued

Show #105: Thin Lizzy’s Jailbreak – Telethon 2015

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Donate and help support great college radio programs like The ’59 Sound by calling 216-368-2208 or visiting wruw.org! To put you in the giving mood for Telethon, the massively influential Jailbreak by Thin Lizzy is this week’s pick. Arguably Ireland’s greatest rock band, the guitar work on this album has inspired generations of musicians, as has the unique … Continued