That’s the title of a song by Polaris who, if anyone remembers, was the band from the greatest television program ever, The Adventures of Pete and Pete. They were, in fact, three of the four members of Miracle Legion. Their lead singer (both Polaris and Miracle Legion) is Mark Mulcahy who is still producing music and touring and whatnot so check him out if you have the inclination. Now, that’s what I call digression. I never intended to talk about any of that but, based one the title of the post (which is usually just a random deal, anyway) I managed to go on and on for a paragraph…and I’m still doing it.

So, now that that’s out of the way, what I really wanted to talk about was some station goings on. This past Saturday the KSDB crew was in full effect at Aggieville’s Fake Patty’s Day celebration giving out t-shirts, mugs, coozies, pens and good vibes. People love free shit, especially people drunk on green beer. An enjoyable time was had by all and some people even made out in broom closets and got caught by bar owners (but I’m not mentioning any names.)

In other news, pizza is awesome.

NPR has a SXSW sampler available for download and Juliana Hatfield has several songs available for download. Both are free.

Right now I’m listening to Tilt’s Til It Kills on vinyl and loving every minute of it. Tilt was such a good band and if you’re not familiar with them you should become familiar with them. Do it. Do it now.

91.9’s Urban Department has a Facebook Group you should join. (Man, I’m really into telling people what to do today.)

I’m going to try and start posting playlists from my shows each week…first I have to remember to write down what I play, though.

That’s all for now. Stay tuned.

today’s specials.

Totally random post title but does anyone remember the Today’s Special TV show from Nickelodeon in the 80s? No? I thought not. Moving on…

While searching for bacon-related sound bytes for liners I discovered a blog that has more center cut bacony goodness than this site could ever hope to have. Royal Bacon Society. I’m quite surprised neither I, nor any of my Camp Bacon cohorts discovered it sooner. Much like density popped George McFly to Lorraine Bates in Back to the Future (1.21 gigawatts!) it was this post and google that popped me to the Royal Bacon Society. I haven’t had a chance to fully explore the site but I’m sure when I’ve got time away from studying Spanish, I’ll give it the once over. Aside from my favorite bacon-related quote of all time, “butter that bacon,” I found a new one which I had not heard before, which is “Mmmm. Move over, eggs. Bacon just got a new best friend – fudge.” Classic.

If anyone listened to the show today we cut out twice. Once was because the engineers were working on fixing something and once was because I played Juliana Hatfield’s “Spin the Bottle” but forgot about the line, “she is such a sucker, he don’t wanna fuck her.” I managed to cut the CD player for a second just in time to avoid an FCC violation. Oops. Really good song, though. I heart Juliana Hatfield.

My Bhopal Stiffs CD came yesterday so I played “Bottle It Up,” the first song on their 1985-1989 compilation. It’s good, good stuff. In a related note, I also played some Pegboy. For the Camp Bacon crew, and also Evan Reser, I played a little Sonseed with “Jesus Is A Friend Of Mine” but I couldn’t play the Jesus/Flea Market mashup because we’re not able to play from the computer right now (that’s what the engineers were working on.) That ability should be back next week and I plan on hitting you all with some extra fun stuff, including She and Him.

I discovered today that my favorite soul label, Daptone Records had their studio broken and a bunch of equipment was stolen. Not only should you check their site out and buy stuff (because it’s all pretty much awesome) but, if you feel inclined, you should buy a drink for Daptone and donate to help them buy mics, preamps, etc. Or don’t, whatever. If you want my personal recommendation, you can never go wrong with the smooth automatic soul of Binky Griptite & The Mellomatics.

That’s all I’ve got for now, time for radio class. Stay tuned.