Sound Opinions Show

Jan 19, 2017

SOUND OPINIONS WEEKLY RUNDOWN, 01/20/2017, SO_0012017

ANNOUNCER COPY: Coming up…Jim and Greg review some new albums from UK electronic act The xx and psych rock mainstays The Flaming Lips. Plus, they talk  with The Album Leaf, a band that builds a cinematic sound based on electronics while retaining an organic warmth.


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:


ALBUM REVIEW:


Jim and Greg review the new release from the English electronic band The xx. I See You is the group’s third album.


ALBUM REVIEW:


The hosts share their opinions on the new record from The Flaming Lips. They also reflect on the Lips’ career and changes in recent years.

FEATURE:


Greg and Jim chat with The Album Leaf, a band that combines digital and organic instruments to make a unique sound. Bandleader Jimmy LaValle talks with the hosts about the importance of giving electronic music a live experience and how The Album Leaf grew from a side project into a full time gig.

DESERT ISLAND JUKEBOX:


Jim chooses the song “Can’t Stand the Midwest” by the Indiana band Dow Jones & The Industrials to bring to the desert island.  

YOUR SOUND OPINIONS:

At the end of the show we hear comments from listeners.