The 30th anniversary of The Pixies' Surfer Rosa LP, threes songs by Amy Rigby, happy birthday to Lee 'Scratch' Perry, plus songs from Breadwinner, Deerhunter, Darcy Clay, and some dude called Bruce Springsteen.
Songs from and stories about Meat Puppets, Honor Role, Blake Babies, Lucy Dacus, Coral, Positive No, and Roy Campbell Pyramid Trio, as Bob highlights bands from his home town of Richmond, Virginia and Mike talks Meat Puppets and free jazz.
Four countries and three continents with The Damned, Meat Puppets, Hugh Masekela with Letta Mbulu, The Equals, Pussy Galore, and La Dusseldorf. Also, Bob Nastanovich talks about his days sharing an apartment with David Berman and Stephen Malkmus in Hoboken.
In advance of St. Patrick's Day, Stiff Little Fingers, The Undertones, and The Battering Ram are featured, along with Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Urinals, 100 Flowers, and KOLARS. Also Bob Nastanovich tells stories at Cheltenham Racing Festival.
Spiritualized, Kleenex (Liliput), Open Mike Eagle, Bodeco, Kokanko Sata, Freddie King, and Art Brut are played and discussed by Mike Hogan and a slightly sloppy Bob Nastanovich, plus a little bit of horse racing talk.
Pavement is the topic, with songs from all eras of the band's history played and discussed. Bob Nastanovich tells stories to Mike Hogan about the songs, tours, recording session, and the people that made Pavement one of the biggest indie bands of the 1990s.
Unconventional love songs are the theme in advance of Valentine's Day, with songs from The Chills, Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty, John Prine & Iris Dement, Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, and Jacob Thomas Jr., plus songs by XTC, Black Flag, and Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians. Plus that time Bob showered with Henry Rollins and a bit of Kentucky Derby talk.
Songs by My Bloody Valentine, Sparklehorse, The Zeros, Lou Doillon, The United States of America, and The Legendary Pink Dots are played and discussed, plus Bob reviews a movie, Mike recalls the time he saw The Weirdos live, and they both discuss the evolution of the 3-minute song form.
Tracks from Charles Mingus, Pylon, The Weeds (featuring Michael Morley of the Dead C), Squarepusher, The High Llamas, and Johnny Boy are played and discussed during the final show before Bob goes to Mexico for a week.
Andre Williams, The Shangri-Las, Orange Juice, Felt, Merry Clayton, and Ramona Muse Lambert are played and discussed, as Mike Hogan and Bob Nastanovich also discuss dancing, play snippets from The Rolling Stones and Minutemen, and muddle through technical difficulties.
France Gall, Thin Lizzy, Super Furry Animals, Zeitgeist, Thinking Fellers Union Local 282, and The Goats are played and discussed, plus more Pavement stories as Bob explains how Scott Kannberg became Spiral Stairs.