New music including Alice Merton, Friendly Fires, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever and Gang Gang Dance on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I delved deeper into new releases from Amen Dunes, Frankie Cosmos and The Aces on the show this week, while the retro alternative set headed to the Far East for a block of great Japanese punk, indie-rock and pop music from the ’80s up to now. Here’s the tracklist for the full show:

West Of The Fields April 10, 2018

  • R.E.M.- Turn You Inside-Out (Live)
  • Alice Merton- Lash Out
  • The Aces- Fake Nice
  • Kacey Musgraves- High Horse
  • Beach House- Dark Spring
  • Amen Dunes- Believe
  • Snail Mail- Pristine
  • Friendly Fires- Love Like Waves
  • Let’s Eat Grandma- Falling Into Me
  • Pale Waves- The Tide
  • Chvrches- Never Say Die
  • U.S. Girls- Rosebud
  • Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks- Shiggy
  • Courtney Barnett- Need A Little Time
  • Soccer Mommy- Still Clean
  • Frankie Cosmos- Cafeteria
  • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever- Talking Straight
  • Parquet Courts- Wide Awake
  • The Blue Hearts- Linda Linda
  • Shonen Knife- Tomato Head
  • Seagull Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Her- Pink Soda
  • Cornelius- Star Fruits Surf Rider
  • Polysics- New Wave Jacket
  • Puffy AmiYumi- Friends/Tomodachi
  • Heavenstamp- Stand By You
  • Perfume- 1mm
  • The Brilliant Green- The Lucky Star
  • Ringo Sheena- Tsumi To Batsu (Crime And Punishment)
  • Ringo Sheena- Yattsuke Shigoto (Rush Job)
  • Ringo Sheena- Gamble
  • The Tragically Hip- Coconut Cream
  • Middle Kids- On My Knees
  • Goat Girl- Country Sleaze
  • Gang Gang Dance- Lotus
  • Let’s Eat Grandma- Hot Pink
  • David Byrne- Everybody’s Coming To My House
  • Alice Merton- Hit The Ground Running
  • Beach House- Dive
  • Jack White- What’s Done Is Done
  • The Decemberists- Your Ghost
  • Preoccupations- Decompose
  • R.E.M.- Get On Their Way (What If We Give It Away?) [Athens Demo]

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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.