Hello everybody. We have begun our initial descent into the greater Your Radio Sucks area. Please put your tray tables and seat backs in the upright position. Your flight crew will be circulating through the cabin to collect any trash, and your host Ned Lannamann will be playing songs by Bound Stems, Chad VanGaalen, Damien Jurado, Shaky Hands, Emiliana Torrini (pictured), the New Year, Calexico, Horse Feathers, Okkervil River, and the Donkeys. Please turn off any electronic devices you may be using—except for this one, of course. Thank you.
This week on Pure Pod for Now People, Matt is excited about his upcoming trip to see his beloved Buffalo Bills, and thus is rather hyper and chatty. He rants about airlines charging him for extra baggage, and bands that have creepy songs about underage girls. Matt and Magsy kick of football season with their first football team picks. Music by Dennis Wilson, Nick Gilder, Ween, the Ones, and many more. Welcome to episode 87 of Pure Pod for Now People!
For some strange unknown reason, there are a whole bunch of bands playing shows this week. We have no idea why! This week's episode of Your Radio Sucks features music from some of these bands, including Colour Revolt, Matt Sheehy, the Muslims, TK Webb & the Visions, Starfucker, Death Vessel, Throw Me the Statue, Monotonix, Sleepercar, and Spoon. And now, for absolutely no reason, here is a picture of a big red M using the bathroom.
This week on Pure Pod for Now People, it's an ode to the year 1986! Music by Run-DMC, Janet Jackson, the Pet Shop Boys, Oingo Boingo, Prince, and MANY MORE. Welcome to episode 86 of Pure Pod for Now People.
Combing the alleyways and sidewalks of today's music scene, Your Radio Sucks chisels new songs off the pavement, puts them in a paper bag, lights it on fire, and leaves it flaming on your doorstep. Get those expensive new shoes dirty with the likes of Kristoffer Ragnstam, the Moondoggies, David Byrne & Brian Eno, Old Growth, Human Highway, Brimstone Howl (pictured), Plushgun, LKN, A.A. Bondy, and the Walkmen. It's the oldest trick in the book!
This week on Pure Pod for Now People, Magsy returns from vacation and complains about her socks. Matt tells Magsy she has big feet, and rejoices that football season is almost here. The duo send get well wishes to their friend Matt, and play music from the Sex Pistols, Queen, Johnny Thunders, the Who, and many more. Welcome to episode 85 of Pure Pod for Now People.
Sometimes we get a little carried away. This super deluxe edition of Your Radio Sucks features so much new music, it's bursting at the seams! So sit back and loosen that belt a notch or two, as your host Ned Lannamann plays songs by System and Station, 31Knots, Lykke Li, These United States, the Upsidedown, David Vandervelde (pictured), the French Semester, Jaguar Love, Doubledutch, Hypatia Lake, Eef Barzelay, and Apollo Sunshine. Mmmm! That's a lotta panna cotta! Get your taste here.
After three episodes on auto-pilot, Matt returns to the show chattier than ever. He and Magsy talk about the overrated town of Bend, how Big Brown makes the U.S. Postal Service's employees seem like rock stars, and much more. Music by Iggy Pop, the Hold Steady, the Cars, Rachel Taylor Brown, and MORE. R.I.P. Isaac Hayes. Welcome to episode 84 of Pure Pod for Now People!
It's the summer's biggest blockbuster! This week's episode of Your Radio Sucks is packed to the gills with explosions, action, romance, suspense, and the best damn music you can listen to for free. All you need to do is click play on your browser! Your host Ned Lannamann plays tunes by the Rumble Strips (pictured), Oxford Collapse, Shannon McArdle, the Lord Dog Bird, the Weather Machines, the War on Drugs, Ida, the Marked Men, Manhattan Love Suicides, and the Golden Bears. It's a laugh-a-minute thrill ride for the whole family*! Check it out here.
*except for Grandma, who prefers Bing Crosby, and is virtually deaf anyway.
After 82 episodes of dutifully listening to Matt bump his gums, Magsy finally gets a say in the show. 100 percent say! That's right, it's the MAGSY EPISODE! Music by Menomena, Matson Jones, A is Jump, Deathray, Nada Surf, and MORE. Welcome to episode 83 of Pure Pod for Now People.
Some days, you just want it in the ear. Today, we give you just that. This episode of Your Radio Sucks features music by the likes of Correcto, David Vandervelde, White Denim, Jared Mees & the Grown Children, the Weight, Starfucker, Conor Oberst, Apollo Sunshine, and Blitzen Trapper (pictured). Give your ear some love.
This week on Pure Pod for Now People, the "Summer of Matt" continues with another music-packed episode featuring songs that have made up the first 80 episodes of the show. Music by too many artists to list! Welcome to the Summer of Matt II (aka episode 82) of Pure Pod for Now People.
Your Radio Sucks combines the finest minerals and manure to give your growing plants the nutrients they need. Look how green they are! Our resident green thumb, Ned Lannamann, plays music from the Loved, CSS, Titus Andronicus, Ida Maria, Chikita Violenta (pictured), Azeda Booth, Ponytail, and Harvey Milk. If your plant could talk, it would say, "Turn it up!" Or, it might say "Feed me, Seymour!" and then eat you alive.
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This week on Pure Pod for Now People, Matt starts the two week odyssey of playing songs that have made up the first 80 episodes of the show. Music by too many artists to list! Welcome to the Summer of Matt (aka episode 81) of Pure Pod for Now People!
This week on Easier Than Reading, your host Andrew R. Tonry delivers a PDX Pop-Tastic episode, as he outlines his picks from this weekend's PDX Pop Now! music festival. Preview music from Tu Fawning, Panther, Nurses (pictured), Starfucker, Eat Skull, and White Fang. Then head out this weekend and catch some great local bands for FREE! Listen here.
You can hear that familiar sound from blocks away! It's the Your Radio Sucks truck, and every kid in the neighborhood comes running. We've got the frostiest, sweetest treats for all to enjoy—even if you're lactose intolerant! Your host Ned Lannamann plays music from Dr. Dog, Azeda Booth, CSS (pictured), Brendan Canning, Bodies of Water, Lackthereof, High Places, Titus Andronicus, and the Zombies. Go on, take a lick!
This week on Pure Pod for Now People, Matt reflects on his chat with Bob Mould, and tells Magsy she is exotic. Will this anger her? Music by the Jesus Lizard, Duran Duran, Joy Division, Sly and the family Stone, and more. Welcome to episode 80 of Pure Pod for Now People.
Have you been injured by inferior music? Have you suffered trauma from listening to the same mediocre crap over and over? Your Radio Sucks is the podcast you can trust, and your host Ned Lannamann is on your side, with cheap suit and bad comb-over, fighting for your rights. This week, listen to eight new songs and one old one, with music by the Hold Steady (pictured), the War on Drugs, Diplo and Dark Meat, the Capstan Shafts, Chad VanGaalen, Matt Sheehy, Dungen, Wolf Parade, and the Kinks. (Works on contingency; license pending.) Ready for healing and compensation? Listen to Your Radio Sucks here.
This week on Pure Pod for Now People, Matt is convinced the the Hold Steady wrote a song for him. Magsy thinks Matt just full of himself. Matt gets his ticket to the Police and Elvis Costello show, but thinks it might be hush money to keep from bringing up the ringers on the Mercury softball team. Music by Dead Moon, the Babys, Split Enz, the Gits, and more! Welcome to episode 79 of Pure Pod for now people!
Oh happy day! The sun is out, the birds are chirping, and Andrew R. Tonry delivers a brand new episode of Easier Than Reading. Listen in and get a sneak peak at the live music happening around town this week. On today's show, you'll hear tunes from the Lifesavas, Nick Jaina, Burning Brides, Soda Pop Kids (pictured), and more. Listen here.
We've just sprayed Your Radio Sucks on the sliding glass door, so now it's squeaky clean! Your host Ned Lannamann has been slaving with the spray bottle and paper towels to get rid of all the dirt and grime, for a streak-free, fresh-smelling finish. Now you can clearly hear music from Wire, BOAT, Tu Fawning, Beck, the Dutchess and the Duke, Love is All (pictured), Son Ambulance, Abe Vigoda, and Foghorn Duo. And how many times do we have to tell you? Don't put your greasy handprints on the glass! Oh, for the love of...
This week on Pure Pod for Now People, Matt takes a pot-shot at the suits for putting together a softball team full of ringers and accuses Magsy of being a corporate suck-up in the process. Drama ensues. Music by Echo and the Bunnymen, the Vapors, INXS, Speaker Speaker, and more. Welcome to episode 78 of Pure Pod for Now People!
It's the feel-good podcast of the year! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll turn up the volume on your computer speakers slightly. The brand new episode of Your Radio Sucks remixes your heart with songs from Wolf Parade, Brendan Canning, Air France, Blind Pilot, Ratatat, Death Vessel (pictured), Studio with Shout Out Louds, and Sigur Ros. Listen to it with someone you love.
This week on Pure Pod for Now People...
When Matt starts defending Green Day, it turns into a rant so long it makes American Pie seem like a Angry Samoans song. The weather has finally turned summery, and Matt gives the 90s a little bit of love. Music by Supergrass, the Buzzcocks, Archers of Loaf, Cheap Trick, and more. Rest in peace, George Carlin. Welcome to Episode 77 of Pure Pod for Now People!
O joy! O rapture! O happy day! It's time for a new episode of Your Radio Sucks, where your host Ned Lannamann injects "feel good" straight into your "bloodstream." It only hurts for a second! And then, you ride the blissful wave of new music from Ponytail (pictured), the Impossible Shapes, the Saturday Knights, Mugison, Adem, the Low Lows, Typhoon, the Interiors, and the War on Drugs. It's an explosion of delight!
Photo by Frank Hamilton.
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