Notes From Underground

This is me, DJ Salinger, with my other half, DJ Gomez. Our radio show is Saturdays 5:30-7 p.m. on WHRW 90.5 FM! I hope y’all are as excited for this as we are! View Larger

This is me, DJ Salinger, with my other half, DJ Gomez. Our radio show is Saturdays 5:30-7 p.m. on WHRW 90.5 FM! I hope y’all are as excited for this as we are!

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I Always Knew- The Vaccines

Go Outside- Cults

Take Ya’ Dancin’- Say Hi

I Was on the Moon- Apollo Sunshine

Dimmer- Bishop Allen

roygbiv- boards of canada

rainbounce- Reptar

Sunday Bloody Sunday- U2

You Can Call Me Al- Paul Simon

Radioactive- Imagine Dragons

White Sky- Vampire Weekend

Turn this Boat Around- Matt and Kim

You Need Me On my Own- Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Friend Crush- Friends

Ideas of Happiness- Van She

Always Spring- I’m From Barcelona

Aims- Special Others


Big Bird- Steve Cropper, Albert King, and Pop Staples

Love the One You’re With- Aretha Franklin

Peace Lovin’ Man- John Lee Hooker

You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth- Meatloaf

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The General Disclaimer Goes Undercover

As usual, there is a little overlap from the show before; This time it’s the Smashing Pumpkins- enjoy!

Our Lips are Sealed- Fun Tree Boy (The Go-Go’s)
You’ve Got the Love- The XX (Florence and the Machine)
No Cars Go- Maxene Cyrin (Arcade Fire)
Such Great Heights- Iron and Wine (The Postal Service)
Shivers- The Divine Fits (The Boys Next Door)
Sexual Healing- Hot Chip (Marvin Gaye)
**request** Stairway to Heaven- Frank Zappa (Led Zeppelin)
Last Night- The Morning Benders (The Strokes)
I Love My Label- Wilco (Nick Lowe)
Heroes- TV on the Radio (David Bowie)
Major Tom- Shiny Toy Guns (Pete Schilling)
Hallelujah- Rufus Wainwright (Leonard Cohen)
To Know Him is to Love Him- Amy Winehouse (Phil Spector)
Love Will Tear Us Apart- Jose Gonzales (Joy Division)
Everywhere- Vampire Weekend (Fleetwood Mac)

Tin Soldier- The Small Faces
Downtown- Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown
Captain Cosmo’s Carousel- Flowerhead
Statesboro Blues- The Allman Brothers Band

How do you record your show to then put it online? from Anonymous

The radio station (WHRW) automatically archives all shows, which can be accessed through 

I just link my Tumblr posts to my show’s recording on the archiving website.

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Playlist for The General Disclaimer from November 3rd. Listening to the audio recording of our show is highly recommended. There is a little overlap from the show before ours.

Beyond Belief- Elvis Costello
Always Love -Nada Surf
Fade Into You- Mazzy Star

Far Away- Cut Copy
Layla- Eric Clapton (live)
For Reverend Green- Animal Collective

Wake Up & Rebellion (lies)- Arcade Fire
Under the Milky Way- The Church

Walking With a Ghost- Tegan and Sara (live)
Graveyard Girl- M83
One of these Things First- Nick Drake

Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls)- Foster the People
Book of Love- Magnetic Fields

When my Train Pulls in- Gary Clark Junior
Mean Mistreatin’ Mamma- Elmore James 
Going Back- George Thorogood and The Destroyers
The Blues Had a Baby- Muddy Waters

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Playlist for The General Disclaimer October 27. The songs accompanied by asterisks were part of an interactive match game game called What Do These Three Songs Have in Common? We had a correct caller who won an authentic postcard signed by DJ Salinger(me) and DJ Mothra (my better half.) The answer to the match game can be found at the end of this post.

Ca Plane Pour Moi- Plastic bertrand

Medley From Brian Wilson’s Smile- Rufus Wainright rom the album War Child album Heroes (not the Scissor Sisters)

Ghostwriter- RJD2

Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Don’t Get Lost In Heaven (Original Demo Version) – Gorillaz

Upon This Tidal Wave of Young Blood – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Last Living Souls – Gorillaz

Same Love (feat. Mary Lambert)- Macklemore

What Else Is There? – Royksopp

**Let’s Go Surfing – The Drums

**A Nervous Tic Motion of The Head To The Left – Andrew Bird

**Young Folks – Peter Bjorn and John

Rajrajraj – Frigg from the album Arctic Paradise

All My Little Words – Magnetic Fields

I Think I Need A Heart – Magnetic Fields

Yeah! Oh, Yeah! – Magnetic Fields

Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want – The Smiths

**All three songs featured whistling**

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Here is the playlist from The General Disclaimer with DJ Salinger (me) and DJ Mothra (my better half). There is a little overlap from the show before ours.  

This Playlist Cannot Be Tamed: Enjoy this Flock of Songs

 I Was Born a Unicorn – The Unicorns  

A nervous Tic Motion of the Head to the Left-Andrew Bird  

Harlem Roulette – Mountain Goats

Talking Bird- Death Cab for Cutie  

Love in a Trashcan – Ravonettes  

Monkey Gone to Heaven – Pixies  

State Hospital – Frightened Rabbit

Ruin – Cat Power  

Rabbit Heart – Florence and the Machine  

What Wolves Would Do – Les Savy Fav  

Wolf Like Me – TV on the Radio  

You’re a Wolf- Sea Wolf  

Animal – Miike Snow  

Gold Lion – Yeah Yeah Yeahs  

2 Atoms in a Molecule – Noah and the Whale  

The Lion & the Teacup – Bishop Allen  

A Wild pack of Family Dogs – Modest Mouse  

Plea From a Cat Named Virtue – The Weakerthans **dedicated to my cat Jazzy =^.^= 

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Be My Baby- The Ronettes- Dirty Dancing
Cry to Me- Solomon Burke- Dirty Dancing
Love is Strange- Mickey & Sylvia- Dirty Dancing

Our Lips Are Sealed- Fun Tree Boy- Trainspotting
The Passenger- Iggy Pop- Trainspotting
Golden Years- David Bowie- Trainspotting

Boogie Shoes- KC and the Sunshine Band- Saturday Night Fever
A Fifth of Beethoven- Walter Murphy- Saturday Night Fever
Stayin’ Alive- Bee Gees- Saturday Night Fever

Hey Jude- The Mutato Muzika Orchestra- The Royal Tenenbaums
Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard- Paul Simon- The Royal Tenenbaums
These Days- Nico- The Royal Tenenbaums

Out On The Weekend- Neil Young- The Wackness
Can I Kick It?- A Tribe Called Quest- The Wackness
Just a Friend- Biz Markie- The Wackness

Here Comes My Baby- Cat Stevens- Rushmore
Oh Yoko- John Lennon- Rushmore
Making Time- The Creation- Rushmore

Pinball Wizard- The Who- Tommy
I’m Free- The Who- Tommy
Go to the Mirror- The Who- Tommy

Burning Down the House- Talking Heads- Stop Making Sense
Genius of Love- Tom Tom Club- Stop Making Sense
This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)- Talking Heads- Stop Making Sense

New Slang- The Shins- Garden State
The Only Living Boy in New York- Simon & Garfunkel- Garden State
Lebanese Blonde- Thievery Corporation- Garden State

Animal Magic- Adrian Sherwood- Animal Magic
a Common Courtesy selection

For Further Listening:
Boogie Nights Soundtrack
This Is England Soundtrack
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Soundtrack
Pink Floyd’s The Wall