Everything is late today, as I took my Veteran's Day yesterday in order to recharge my batteries. We, as in KCSB-FM, are about to head into our annual on-air fundrasier, which is, under normal circumstances, a bit stressful. Trying to raise money while the economy is in the toilet... well, the next ten days could be interesting.
And for those of you saying to yourselves, "But aren't you in Santa Barbara where money abounds?" Let's just say that the folks in Hope Ranch aren't exactly our primary listening audience.
I'll try to add band links when I get some down time.
Artist | Song | Album Astronautalis | Oceanwalk | You And Yer Good Ideas Beirut | A Sunday Smile | The Flying Club Cup Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings | I Just Dropped In to See What Condition My Condition Is In | Daptone 7 Inch Blitzen Trapper | God & Suicide | Furr Hot Snakes | Our Work Fills the Pew's | Automatic Midnight Say Hi To Your Mom | A Hit In Sweden | Numbers & Mumbles We Start Fires | Trouble | We Start Fires The Minders | Savour All the Days | It's a Bright Guilty World The Golden Dogs | Elevator Man | Everything In 3 Parts The Mabuses | Seasider | Mabused Tom Waits | Goodnight Irene | Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards Spectaculars | Anti-Hectic | Have You Heard Things? My Robot Friend | You're Out Of The Computer | Hot Action! Tubeway Army | Crazies | Replicas The Teeth | Ball of The Dead Rat | You're My Lover Now Zen Guerrilla | Empty Heart | Positronic Raygun Tom Lehrer | It Makes A Fellow Proud To Be A Soldier | An Evening Wasted With...
This was destined to be bittersweet. The last time I saw Spirit of the West, lead singer John Mann had recently been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. We went, in part, expecting it to be our last chance to see the band.