New music including Warpaint, How To Dress Well, Father John Misty and Chairlift on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

Back from another summer week off, I debuted a bunch of new tracks on the show, including music from Wild Beasts, Merchandise, Sleigh Bells and Glass Animals, while the retro alternative set commemorated the 35th anniversary of MTV’s first day broadcasting (and the debut of the new MTV Classic channel) with a set of songs that were aired on the fledging network that day back in 1981. Here’s the tracklist for the full show:

West Of The Fields August 1, 2016

  • R.E.M.- Star Me Kitten
  • Warpaint- New Song
  • Phantogram- Run Run Blood
  • Kacy Hill- Lion
  • Wild Beasts- Celestial Creatures
  • How To Dress Well- Lost Youth / Lost You
  • Local Natives- Fountain Of Youth
  • Crystal Castles- Char
  • Still Corners- Lost Boys
  • Chromatics- Lady
  • Foxygen- Shuggie
  • Father John Misty- Real Love Baby
  • Angel Olsen- Shut Up Kiss Me
  • Merchandise- End Of The Week
  • Sleigh Bells- Hyper Dark
  • Chairlift- Get Real
  • Jagwar Ma- O B 1
  • Justice- Safe And Sound
  • Beck- Wow
  • Shura- Kidz ‘N’ Stuff
  • The Buggles- Video Killed The Radio Star
  • Split Enz- History Never Repeats
  • The Pretenders- Talk Of The Town
  • Robin Lane and the Chartbusters- When Things Go Wrong
  • Elvis Costello- (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?
  • The Cars- Dangerous Type
  • Ramones- Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio?
  • Ultravox- Passing Strangers
  • David Bowie- Fashion
  • Kate Bush- Wuthering Heights
  • Blondie- Heart Of Glass
  • The Specials- A Message To You, Rudy
  • Robert Palmer- Johnny And Mary
  • Wild Beasts- Tough Guy
  • Glass Animals- Youth
  • White Lies- Take It Out On Me
  • Banks- Fuck With Myself
  • Christine and The Queens- Narcissus Is Back
  • Susanne Sundfør- Kamikaze
  • The 1975- Somebody Else
  • Shura- White Light
  • Ladyhawke- Sweet Fascination
  • Two Door Cinema Club- Bad Decisions
  • Peter Bjorn and John- Pretty Dumb, Pretty Lame
  • The Avalanches- Sunshine
  • R.E.M.- The Worst Joke Ever

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Travis Gass

About Travis Gass

I'm an editor on the Digital Desk at the Bangor Daily News. I'm also the host of West Of The Fields, a college radio show that has aired continuously on UMaine's WMEB 91.9 FM since 1998.