New music including The Decemberists, Lo Moon, Preoccupations and Alice Glass on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I delved deeper into new albums from First Aid Kit, The Go! Team and Tune-Yards on the show this week, while the retro alternative set took us back 10 years to newly eligible “oldies” from the year 2008. Here’s the tracklist for the full show:

West Of The Fields January 23, 2018

  • R.E.M.- Lotus
  • The Decemberists- Severed
  • Lo Moon- Real Love
  • Franz Ferdinand- Feel The Love Go
  • Lucy Dacus- Addictions
  • Sunflower Bean- Crisis Fest
  • Preoccupations- Espionage
  • David Byrne- Everybody’s Coming To My House
  • Superorganism- Everybody Wants To Be Famous
  • Sylvan Esso- PARAD(w/m)E
  • Porches- Now The Water
  • Maggie Rogers- Split Stones
  • Alice Merton- No Roots
  • Frankie Cosmos- Jesse
  • First Aid Kit- Rebel Heart
  • Amy Shark- Adore
  • Jack White- Connected By Love
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds- Be Careful What You Wish For
  • Lykke Li- I’m Good, I’m Gone
  • Vampire Weekend- A-Punk
  • The Kills- Cheap And Cheerful
  • Coldplay- Violet Hill
  • Beach House- Gila
  • Portishead- The Rip
  • Ladytron- Runaway
  • Crystal Castles- Air War
  • Gang Gang Dance- House Jam
  • Air France- No Excuses
  • M83- Graveyard Girl
  • The Long Blondes- Century
  • Hercules & Love Affair- You Belong
  • Yelle- A Cause des Garçons
  • Cut Copy- Nobody Lost, Nobody Found
  • Lo Moon- Thorns
  • Rhye- Count To Five
  • Vera Blue- First Week
  • Sofi Tukker- Best Friend (feat. NERVO, The Knocks and Alisa Ueno)
  • The Go! Team- The Answer’s No — Now What’s The Question?
  • Tune-Yards- Honesty
  • The Shins- Painting A Hole (Flipped)
  • Belle and Sebastian- Show Me The Sun
  • Car Seat Headrest- Nervous Young Inhumans
  • Alice Glass- Cease And Desist
  • R.E.M.- Why Not Smile

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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.