Twirl Radio Playlist – Show #780 – 5/13/2017: Walker Brigade interview!

Walker Brigade

On today’s show, we welcomed the great L.A. band Walker Brigade! I’ve been enjoying their brand new album Therapy Animal, which touches on the harder edges of power pop, while still keeping the melodies at the forefront. All four members of the band were in on the interview: Tracy Landecker, Mark Fletcher, Jeff Charreaux, and Craig Tyrka. I got to learn such juicy tidbits as where the name of the band came from, and why they covered a song featured in the Mel Brooks film “Blazing Saddles”! Their collective musical influences are pretty wide-ranging–everybody from Mick Ronson, X-Ray Spex, Jefferson Airplane, Mission of Burma, and even swing jazz and drum and bugle corp music figure into their mix! You can find out more here: Walker Brigade on CD Baby

Artist | Track | Album
Cirrone | All Right All Night | Kings For A Night
According To Bazooka | Don’t Want To Let It Go | Easy Come, Easy Go
The Pengwins | Suicide | Single release
Chandler Travis Philharmonic | Going Back To Work Tomorrow | Waving Kissyhead Vol. 2 & 1
Blake Jones & The Trike Shop | The Girl In The Camera Obscura | Teasers From The Whispermaphone
Gail George | You Are There | The Barrio Sessions
The Taters | New Girlfriend | Taters Party

Walker Brigade interview
Walker Brigade | I Wanna Destroy You | Therapy Animal
Walker Brigade | I’m Tired | Therapy Animal
Walker Brigade | DIsEASE | Therapy Animal

Maxi Dunn | How Was I To Know? | Welcome To Soonville
Matt North | Seventeen Days | Above Ground Fools
The Feelies | Turn Back Time | In Between
Allyson Seconds | Little World | Little World
Felsen | Don’t Turn Your Back On Me Today | Breaking Up With Loneliness
R. Stevie Moore & Jason Falkner | I Hate People | Make It Be
Gretchen’s Wheel | Blank Slate | Sad Scientist
The Mysteries Of Life | Coat Of Arms | Bad Advice
Duncan Faure | The Day That I Found Love | 4
Ruby Free | Lonelier Than Me | Shades
Sean O’Brien and His Dirty Hands | Sleeping With Me | Mistakes
The Welcome Matt | Feel Something | More Empire Days
Plasticsoul | All Died Pretty | Therapy

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