Friday, April 20, 2012

"480 Minutes" - The 420 Edition

Today we have tickets to give away for Loquat's CD release show next Friday (4/27) at The Independent.  Also are on the bill are Mister Loveless and Excuses For Skipping, and all three are Bay Area bands we recommend checking out.  Get in touch when you hear a Loquat song between 9a.m. and 5p.m. and you might just win yourself a pair of tickets to their show!

This week we again had a virtual ton of new releases submitted, and (un)fortunately most of these sucked.  On the boo! side, well, much time was wasted listening to crap.  On the yay! side, it didn't take nearly as long as usual to review them all.  The ones that made the cut and will get their BAGeL Radio debut today include music by Allo Darlin' (London, England), Bear In Heaven (Brooklyn, NY), Dry The River (London, England), Emma Louise (Brisbane, Australia), Fort Lean (Brooklyn, NY), Here We Go Magic (Brooklyn, NY), Imaginary Cities (Winnipeg, Canada),  Jake Bugg (Nottingham, England),  Orcas (Seattle, WA), Theme Park (London, England), and White Woods (Atlanta, GA).

Yes, 11 new playlist additions...even though most of the submissions this week were weak.

In honor of this auspicious date, today's show will also feature a song or two about Mary Jane.

As always, the show runs from 9a.m. until 5p.m. Pacific Time.  Get in touch in real time during the show:

e-mail: bagelradio[at]gmail[dot]com
Yahoo IM/GoogleTalk: bagelradio
AOL/iChat: bagelradiolive
facebook.com/pages/BAGeL-Radio

Bay Area Gig eList (upcoming Bay Area shows of interest)

Birds & Batteries/ Mwahaha @ Bottom of the Hill 4/21
Matthew Sweet @ The Independent 4/12
*M83/ I Break Horses @ The Fillmore 4/22 & 4/23
*Screaming Females/ Audacity/ Street Eaters @ Bottom of the Hill 4/24 buy tickets
*St. Vincent/ tUnE-yArDs @ Fox Theater (Oakland) 4/24
Neon Indian @ The Fillmore 4/24
The Dig/ Mist And Mast @ Bottom of the Hill 4/26
Ben Kweller @ Great American 4/26
*Loquat @ Independent 4/27 buy tickets
Fruit Bats/ Kelley Stoltz/ Gold Leaves @ Independent 4/26
The Knocks @ The Rickshaw Stop 4/26
Cypress Hill @ The Warfield 4/27

Girl In A Coma @ The Independent 5/1
Yo La Tengo @ SF Moma 5/1
Ty Segall/ White Fence @ Independent 5/2
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Hippies @ Fox (Oakland) 5/2
Lambchop @ Great American 5/4
The Black Keys @ Oracle Arena 5/4
Snow Patrol @ Fox Therater (Oakland) 5/4 & 5/5
Trainwreck Riders/ Passage Walkers/ Bobby Joe Ebola & The Children MacNuggits/ Apogee Sound Club @ Rickshaw Stop 5/4
*Dirty Ghosts/ Dante vs. Zombies @ Café du Nord 5/5 buy tickets
* = We're there
** = We're DJing (aka miss this and die)
# = win tickets during "480 Minutes"
Happy 4/20 from a real Grouch! 

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