New music including The Aces, David Byrne, Sunflower Bean and MGMT on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I continued to explore new releases from The Decemberists, Tracey Thorn and Superorganism on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back to the extremely fruitful music year of 1979 for a block of classic post-punk tunes. Here’s the tracklist for the full show:

West Of The Fields March 20, 2018

  • R.E.M.- Bittersweet Me
  • Courtney Barnett- Need A Little Time
  • Middle Kids- Mistake
  • Lucy Dacus- Yours & Mine
  • Parquet Courts- Wide Awake
  • David Byrne- Doing The Right Thing
  • Superorganism- Relax
  • The Decemberists- Sucker’s Prayer
  • Jack White- Why Walk A Dog?
  • Iceage- Pain Killer (feat. Sky Ferreira)
  • Beach House- Dive
  • U.S. Girls- Time
  • Tracey Thorn- Dancefloor
  • Chvrches- My Enemy (feat. Matt Berninger)
  • Jon Hopkins- Emerald Rush
  • Ladytron- The Animals
  • The Aces- Stuck
  • Pale Waves- The Tide
  • Belle and Sebastian- Poor Boy
  • Natalie Prass- Short Court Style
  • Joy Division- Shadowplay
  • Public Image Ltd.- No Birds
  • Gang Of Four- Return The Gift
  • The Pop Group- Thief Of Fire
  • Magazine- Rhythm Of Cruelty
  • Siouxsie & The Banshees- Placebo Effect
  • Wire- On Returning
  • The Cure- Grinding Halt
  • XTC- Making Plans For Nigel
  • David Bowie- Repetition
  • Talking Heads- I Zimbra
  • The Clash- Lost In The Supermarket
  • Buzzcocks- You Say You Don’t Love Me
  • Joe Jackson- Look Sharp!
  • Simple Minds- Changeling
  • Roxy Music- Trash
  • Pearl Jam- Can’t Deny Me
  • Car Seat Headrest- High To Death
  • Soccer Mommy- Skin
  • Sunflower Bean- Memoria
  • Frankie Cosmos- Apathy
  • MGMT- She Works Out Too Much
  • Beach House- Lemon Glow
  • Lo Moon- Camouflage
  • Franz Ferdinand- The Academy Award
  • R.E.M.- Mystery To Me (Athens Demo)

Download today’s episode to your computer

To subscribe, go here and click “Subscribe with iTunes”

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.