Left of the Dial on KEOS 89.1 FM

"Left of the Dial" is a two-hour radio program that airs on KEOS 89.1 FM College Station/
Bryan Wednesday nights 9pm - 11pm.  I first discovered college radio in 1983.  At night I 
listened to the station out of Southern Illinois University and discovered all kinds of 
music that I had never heard before on Top 40 radio.  I learned of an entire rock & roll 
underground that was somehow absent from the commercial world: bands like R.E.M., Echo & 
The Bunnymen, Husker Du, The Replacements, The Smiths, Dream Syndicate, and beyond;  music
genres like the Paisley Underground, new wave, industrial, gothic, power pop, punk, 
hardcore, world music, post=punk, the new wave of British metal, psychobilly, hiphop, 
alternative country, and grunge.  

It was the commercial acceptance of grunge that, for the most part, destroyed college rock radio as we knew it. "Left of the Dial" brings classic college rock radio back to the left end of the dial. The show covers everything from the birth of alternative rock in the '60s with bands like The Stooges, The MC5 and The Velvet Underground through '70s punk/glam, '80s post-punk/goth/indie/electronic/hiphop through the indie rock/grunge boom of the '90s and the current wave of alternative artists.

Podcasting will come soon. For now though ya gotta tune in the old-fashioned way! Call 979-779-KEOS or email redchapterjubilee@yahoo.com
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Music Logs

"Left of the Dial" February 20th, 2008
U2 "11 O'Clock Tick Tock" - 11 O'Clock Tick Tock 7" (Island UK)
XTC "Making Plans For Nigel" - Drums and Wire LP (Virgin)
I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness "Last Ride Together" - Fear Is On Our Side (Secretly Canadian)
Slowdive "Slowdive" - Slowdive EP (Creation UK)
Ladytron "Seventeen" - Light and Magic CD (Emperor Norton)
Grand Archives "The Crime Window" - Grand Archives CD (SubPop)
Marianne Faithful "Broekn English" - Broken English LP (Island)
Jellyfish "Joining a Fanclub" - Spilt Milk CD (Charisma)
Buzzcocks "Ever Fallen In Love With Somone (You Shouldn't Have Fallen In Love With?)" - Singles Going Steady CD (IRS)
Modest Mouse "Dramamine" - This Is a Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About CD (Up)
Guns of Detroit "Apocalypse Later" - Monsterattacks CD (Ionik)

HOUR TWO Sonic Youth "Teen Age Riot" - Daydream Nation CD (DGC) The Cure "The Walk" - Japanese Whispers LP (Sire) Elvis Costello & the Attractions "Radio Radio" - This Year's Model LP (Columbia) Spoon "Utilitarian" - Series of Sneaks CD (Elektra) Gary Numan & Tubeway Army "Down in the Park" - Replicas CD (Beggars Banquet) Wire "Map Ref. 41 Degrees North 93 Degrees West" - 154 CD (Pinkflag) Kings of Leon "California Waiting" - Youth and Young Manhood CD (RCA) Chameleons UK "Return of the Roughnecks" - What Does Anything Mean Basically CD (Dead Dead Good UK) Low "Belarus" - Drums and Guns CD (SubPop) Elliott Smith "Needle In the Hay" - Elliott Smith CD (Kill Rock Stars) Mission of Burma "Wounded World" - ONoffON CD (Matador) Jesu "We All Faulter" - Jesu CD (Hydra Head) Siouxsie & The Banshees "Happy House" - Kaleidoscope CD (Geffen) Portishead "Sour Times (airbus reconstruction)" - Sour Times EP (EMI UK)

"Left of the Dial" February 13th, 2008 HOUR ONE R.E.M. "1,000,000" - Chronic Town EP (IRS) The Germs "Lexicon Devil" - No Thanks! The '70s Punk Rebellion 4CD (Rhino) Chameleons UK "Less Than Human" - In Shreds 12" (Dead Dead Good UK) The Pixies "Bone Machine" - Surfer Rosa CD (Elektra) A Tribe Called Quest "Bonita Applebum" - People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (Jive) TV On the Radio "Wolf Like Me" - Return To Cookie Mountain CD (Interscope) Echo & The Bunnymen "The Cutter" - Ocean Rain CD (Sire) Teenage Fanclub "Older Guys" - Thirteen CD (DGC) The Damned "Neat! Neat! Neat!" - Damned, Damned, Damned CD (Virgin UK) Ride "Dreams Burn Down" - OX4: The Best of Ride (Creation UK) Gang of Four "Damaged Goods" - Entertainment! CD (Rhino) The Raconeteurs "Level" - Broken Boy Soldiers CD (Warner Bros.) The Smiths "How Soon Is Now" - Meat Is Murder CD (Sire) The Undertones "Teenage Kicks" - No Thanks! The '70s Punk Rebellion 4CD (Rhino)

HOUR TWO The Guns of Detroit live in-studio performance Jesus and Mary Chain "Just Like Honey" - Psychocandy CD (Sire) Kraftwerk "Tour de France (remix)" - Tour de France 12" (Warner Bros.) 120 Days "Be Mine" - 120 Days CD (Smalltown Supersound) Dinosaur Jr. "Freak Scene" - Bug LP (SST) LL Cool J "I Can't Live Without My Radio" - Radio CD Sebadoh "Skull" - Bakesale CD (SubPop) Bauhaus "Bela Lugosi's Dead" - Bela Lugosi's Dead 12" (Beggars Banquest UK)

"Left of the Dial" February 6th, 2008 HOUR ONE Concrete Blonde "Run Run Run" - Free CD (IRS) New York Dolls "Personality Crisis" - New York Dolls CD (Mercury) The Cult "Rain" - Love CD (Sire) Fastbacks "Gone To the Moon" - Zither CD (SubPop) New Order "Bizarre Love Triangle" - Bizarre Love Triangle 12" (Qwest) Chris Walla "The Score" - Field Manual CD (Barsuk) Camper Van Beethoven "Take the Skinheads Bowling" - Camper Van Beethoven CD (IRS) Elvis Costello & The Attractions "Beaten To the Punch" - Get Happy! LP (Columbia) The Slits "Instant Hit" - Cut! CD (Island France) Afghan Whigs "Gentleman" - Gentlemen CD (Elektra) Siouxsie & The Banshees "Christine" - Kaleidoscope CD (Geffen) Peter Bjorn & John "Young Folks" - Writer's Block CD (Almost Gold) Missing Persons "Noticeable Ones" - Spring Session M LP (Capitol) Sebadoh "License To Confuse" - Bakesale CD (SubPop) Killing Joke "Wardance" - Left of the Dial: Dispatches From the '80s Underground 4CD (Rhino)

HOUR TWO Violent Femmes "Kiss Off" - Violent Femmes CD (Slash) Kraftwerk "The Model" - The Man Machine CD (Capitol) Cheap Trick "He's a Whore" - Cheap Trick LP (Epic) Pavement "Gold Soundz" - Crooked Rain Crooked Rain CD (Matador) Kate Bush "Jig of Life" - Hounds of Love LP (EMI) Nirvana "Dive" - Incesticide CD (DGC) Radiohead "Weird Fishes/Arpeggi (live)" - 93 Feet East, London 1/17/08 CD (bootleg) Faith No More "We Care A Lot" - We Care A Lot LP (Slash) Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew "La Di Da Di" - La Di Da Di 12" (Sugar Hill) Smashing Pumpkins "Bury Me" - Gish CD (Caroline) Love "7 and 7 Is" - Da Capo CD (Elektra) Snow Patrol "Set the Fire To the Third Bar" - Eyes Open CD (Interscope) Stone Roses "I Wanna Be Adored" - Stone Roses CD (Silvertone) Suicide "Ghost Rider" - Suicide CD (Roir) Depeche Mode "Never Let Me Down Again" - Music For the Masses CD (Sire)

"Left of the Dial" January 30th, 2008 HOUR ONE The Smiths "What Difference Does It Make" - Hatful of Hollow LP (Rough Trade UK) The Hangouts "Don't" - Something Fierce split 7" (Manic Attack) The Sound "Winning" - From the Lion's Mouth CD (Renaissance UK) Blur "Girls and Boys" - Parklife CD (EMI) Sir Mix-A-Lot "Posse's On Broadway" - Swass CD (American) Copeland "When You Thought You'd Never Stand Out" - Eat. Sleep. Repeat CD (Columbia) Mission of Burma "Mica" - Vs. CD (Rykodisc) Teenage Fanclub "God Knows It's True" - Deep Fried Fanclub CD (Creation UK) Ramones "Cretin Hop" - Rocket To Russia CD (Sire) Swervedriver "Blowin' Cool" - Mescal Head CD (A&M) Joy Division "Transmission" - Heart and Soul 4CD (Factory UK) Travis "Selfish Jean" - The Boy With No Name CD (Epic) Galaxie 500 "Decomposing Trees" - Copenhagen CD (Rykodisc)

HOUR TWO Velvet Underground "White Light/White Heat" - White Light/White Heat CD (Polygram) Digable Planets "9th Wonder" - Blowout Comb CD (Capitol) Ben Folds "Bitches Ain't Shit" - Bitches Ain't Shit EP (iTunes) Curve "Chinese Burn" - Pubic Fruit EP (Creation UK) Book of Love "I Touch Roses" - I Touch Roses CD (Reprise) X "Your Phone's Off the Hook (But You're Not)" - Los Angeles CD (Elektra) Super Furry Animals "Baby Ate My Eightball!" - Hey Venus! CD (Rough Trade) Dukes of Stratosphear "She's a Little Lighthouse" - Psonic Psunspot LP (Geffen) Cocteau Twins "Lorelei" - Treasure CD (Capitol) Beck "MTV Makes Me Wanna Smoke Crack" - Loser EP (Geffen UK) Black Flag "Rise Above" - Damaged CD (SST) Doves "N.Y." - The Last Broadcast CD (Capitol) Television "See No Evil" - Marquee Moon CD (Elektra) Comsat Angels "Be Brave" - Sleep No More LP (Polydor UK)

"Left of the Dial" January 23rd, 2008 R.E.M. "7 Chinese Brothers" - Reckoning LP (IRS) Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers "Chinese Rocks" - L.A.M.F. CD (Jungle Full) Dead Can Dance "Threshold" - Dead Can Dance LP (4AD UK) Helium "What Institution Are You From" - Superball+ EP (Matador) Beastie Boys "Shake Your Rump" - Pauls' Boutique CD (Capitol) Guns of Detroit "Caligula's Sister" - Monsterattacks CD (Ionik) Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band "Frownland" - Trout Mask Replica CD (Warner Bros.) 20/20 "Yellow Pills" - 20/20 LP (Epic) Nirvana "Big Cheese" - Bleach CD (SubPop) Dinosaur Jr. "The Post" - Bug LP (SST) Comsat Angels "Eye of the Lens" - Sleep No More CD (Renaissance UK) Interpol "No I In Threesome" - Our Love To Admire CD (Capitol) Echo & The Bunnymen "The Puppet" - Crystal Days 1979-1999 4CD (Sire) Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers "Roadrunner" - Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers CD (Castle)

HOUR TWO Jim Carroll Band "People Who Died" - Catholic Boy LP (Sire) Joeski Love "Pee Wee's Dance" - Absolutely...The Best of Old School Hip-Hop 1979-1986 5CD (Tommy Boy) The Posies "Dream All Day" - Frosting On the Beater CD Oasis "Supersonic" - Definitely Maybe CD (Columbia) Circle Jerks "World Up My Ass" - Group Sex CD (Frontier) Modern English "Face of Wood" - After the Snow LP (Sire) Queens of the Stone Age "I'm Designer" - Era Vulgaris CD (Interscope) Public Image Limited "Analisa" - First Edition CD (Virgin UK) I Start Counting "Million Headed Monster" - Mute/Tonal Evidence USA CD (Mute) Lemonheads "Rudderless" - It's a Shame About Ray CD The Shazam "Hooray For Me" - The Shazam CD (Copper) Roxy Music "Virginia Plain" - Roxy Music CD Sinead O'Connor "I Am Stretched On Your Grave" - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got CD (Chrysalis) Breeders "Happiness Is a Warm Gun" - Pod CD (4AD)

"Left of the Dial" January 16th, 2008 Blake Babies "I'm Not Your Mother" - Sunburn CD (Mammoth) The Saints "Perfect Day" - Eternally Yours CD (Amsterdamned) Echo & The Bunnymen "Do It Clean" - Crocodiles CD (Polygram) The Rentals "Friends of P" - Return of the Rentals CD (Maverick) Human League "Being Boiled" - Travelogue CD (Caroline) Peter Bjorn & John "Up Against the Wall" - Writer's Block CD (Almost Gold) Sonic Youth "Schizophrenia" - Sister CD (Geffen) Squeeze "I've Returned" - Sweets From a Stranger LP (A&M) Bad Brains "Coptic Times" - Rock For Light CD (Caroline) Papas Fritas "Sing About Me" - Helioself CD (Minty Fresh) The Passions "I'm In Love With a German Film Star" - Sanctuary LP (Polydor UK) Band of Horses "Islands On the Coast" - Cease To Begin CD (SubPop) Orchestral Manoeuvres In the Dark "Georgia" - Architecture and Morality LP (A&M) Lou Reed "Vicious" - Transformer CD (RCA)

HOUR TWO My Bloody Valentine "You Made Me Realise" - You Made Me Realise 12" (Creation UK) M.I.A. "$20" - Kala CD (Interscope) Spongetones "She Goes Out With Everybody" - Poptopia: Power Pop Hits of the '80s CD (Rhino) Catherine Wheel "Heal (live)" - Wishville bonus CD (Columbia UK) The Cure "A Strange Day" - Pornography CD (Elektra) Soundgarden "Hunted Down" - Screaming Life EP (SubPop) Spoon "My My Little Japanese Cigarette Case" - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga CD (Merge) Kate Bush "Cloudbusting" - Hounds of Love LP (EMI) Postal Service "Clark Gable" - Give Up CD (SubPop) Ride "Black Nite Crash" - Tarantula CD (Sire) Seaweed "One Out of Four" - Despised CD (SubPop) Nirvana "Radio Friendly Unit Shifter" - In Utero CD (DGC) Pere Ubu "The Final Solution" - Terminal Towers CD (Elektra) Nine Inch Nails "March of the Pigs" - The Downward Spiral CD

"Left of the Dial" January 9th, 2008 HOUR ONE The Smiths "Handsome Devil" - The Smiths CD (Sire) Richard Hell & The Voidoids "Blank Generation" - Blank Generation CD (Sire) Comsat Angels "Total War" - Waiting On a Miracle LP (Polydor UK) Juliana Hatfield Three "This Is the Sound" - Become What You Are CD (Lava) Run DMC "Sucka MC's" - Run DMC CD (Priority) interview segment with The Guns of Detroit Guns of Detroit "Quick Hands" - Monsterattack CD (Ionik) Sloan "Snowsuit Sound" - Twice Removed CD (DGC) Screaming Trees "Transfiguration" - Even If and Especially When LP (SST) interview segment with The Guns of Detroit Guns of Detroit "Heys and Hellos" - Monsterattack (Ionik) Awesome Color "Ridin'" - Awesome Color CD (Ecstatic Peace)

HOUR TWO The Replacements "The Ledge" - Pleased To Meet Me CD (Sire) The Knife "Neverland" - Silent Shout CD (Mute) The Bens "X-FIRE" - The Bens EP (self-release) Afghan Whigs "Come See About Me" - Uptown Avondale EP (SubPop) Chameleons UK "A Person Isn't Safe Anymore These Days" - Script of the Bridge CD (Dead Dead Good) The Jam "The Modern World" - This Is the Modern World CD (Polygram) Interpol "NYC" - Turn On the Bright Lights CD (Matador) Mission of Burma "That's When I Reach For My Revolver" - Signals, Calls and Marches EP (Rykodisc) New Order "Thieves Like Us" - Substance 2CD (Qwest) Beck "Sweet Sunshine" - Mellow Gold CD (DGC) The Editors "Munich" - The Back Room CD (Columbia) Siouxsie & The Banshees "Song From the Edge of the World" - Song From the Edge of the World 7" (Polydor UK)


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