Friday, May 04, 2012

"480 Minutes" - Live From New York...

OK, so here's the thing -- 480 Minutes is being broadcast today from the house in which I grew up in Queens, NY. This has happened before, but not for several years, and I must say I'm kinda excited about it even though such efforts often court disaster.

In fact, it already has -- I don't have a decent working microphone, so we're going to piecing this together using whatever we can find: earbuds, built-in mics, the left speaker of my headphones....we'll try anything!  Suggestions welcome!

The biggest way in which this affects you regular listeners is that today's show will be live from 9a.m. to 5p.m. Eastern Time, not Pacific, so the East Coast folks get to hear the babble starting 3 hours earlier, and the West Coast folks will be starting their workday towards the middle of the show.  Confused?  You will be...

This week's new playlist additions will include music by Advance Base (Chicago, IL), Bad Veins (Cincinnati, OH), Beach House (Baltimore, MD), The Boom Boom Box (Dallas, TX), The Cribs (West Yorkshire, England), Evans The Death (London, England), Hospitality (Brooklyn, NY), and Is/Is (Minneapolis, MN).

As mentioned earlier, today's show runs from 9a.m. until 5p.m. Eastern Time, not Pacific.  Click the big PLAY button at the top right of (black circle, blue triangle).  Get in touch in real time during the show:

e-mail: bagelradio[at]gmail[dot]com
Yahoo IM/GoogleTalk: bagelradio
AOL/iChat: bagelradiolive

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

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 And The Children MacNuggits/ Apogee Sound Club @ Rickshaw Stop 5/4
*Dirty Ghosts/ Dante vs. Zombies @ CafĂ© du Nord 5/5 buy tickets
Sleepy Sun @ The Independent 5/5
*Portugal, The Man/ The Lonely Forest @ The Independent 5/6
Death Cab For Cutie/ Magik*Magik Orchestra @ Fox Theater (Oakland) 5/8, 5/9, & 5/10
*X/ John Doe @ Sweetwater Music Hall (MILF Valley CA) 5/9 buy tickets
Breton/ VIR @ Rickshaw Stop 5/10
Fruit Bats/ Kelley Stoltz/ Gold Leaves @ Independent 4/26
The Knocks @ The Rickshaw Stop 4/26
Cypress Hill @ The Warfield 4/27
* = We're there
** = We're DJing (aka miss this and die)
# = win tickets during "480 Minutes"

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