• Thoughts on PT Walkley's The Ghost of Chivalry

    20 Feb 2011, 5:39 de M0tah

    When I heard that PT Walkley was releasing a new EP, The Ghost of Chivalry, I was intrigued as to the direction it would go in. PT Walkley's first album, ...And the Adventures of Track Rabbit was extremely catchy and used basic rock instrumentation. However, his second album, Mr. Macy Wakes Alone largely ditched the rock setting for an acoustic guitar and orchestra. Despite their differences, the two albums have a very fresh and appealing sound. Sonically, The Ghost of Chivalry takes from both Track Rabbit and Mr. Macy: it's definitely a rock album, but the songs take advantage of orchestral instruments such as the violin, piano, and horns, which were used prominently throughout Mr. Macy.

    Compared to Track Rabbit, the songs I've heard aren't quite as catchy, but this is somewhat made up for by the fact that they are sonically more interesting. They are also quite a bit longer than the songs on Track Rabbit, averaging about 5 minutes long instead of 3 minutes. …
  • ShockPop play list - January 10, 2010

    10 Ene 2010, 22:39 de adolph33

    ShockPop play list - January 10, 2010

    Even if I do say so myself, today was an amazing show!
    Simply Amazing!

    These wonderful independent artists took time out of their busy lives
    to drop by the chat room today and visit! James from Billy Two Shoes!
    Pete from The Big I Am! John Evans! Patrick Dreux! Wim Oudijk!
    Tet from Stop Motion Theory! Snippet! Duggy from AirBiscuits!
    Both Paisley and Charlie from - Paisley and Charlie!! Laurie Biagini!
    Both Luisa and Fabrizio from - SoundSerif! Pete from Cult Of Wedge!
    and last but never least, Tim Anthony! ShockPop thanks you all
    for your fantastic music and your friendship!

    Here's the tunes... as they appeared... on today's extravaganza!

    1. Brad Sucks - You're not Going Anywhere (3:38)
    2. Mike Viola - Operating On The Same Wavelength (3:12)
    3. snippet - I love your T Shirt (3:28)
    4. Tenlons fort - First Strike (2:58)
    5. Telekinesis! - Coast Of Carolina (3:31)
    6. Paisley and Charlie - Stone Lions (3:44)
    7. Frank Ciampi - Oh Gloria (2:36)
  • ShockPop play list, December 20, 2009

    21 Dic 2009, 16:37 de adolph33

    ShockPop play list, December 20, 2009

    Happy Holidays! Another amazing show!
    Fantastic tunes by fantastic bands!

    Just check out the who's-who list of bands and artists
    that joined us in the chat room during today's ShockPop!!
    Fabrizio and Luisa from SoundSerif! Steve from The Shadow Kabinet!
    Tom from Two Sheds Jackson! Todd Dillingham! Maxi Dunn!
    Duggy from Beachy Head Music Club! Laurie Biagini! Wim Oudijk!
    Pete from Cult Of Wedge! Johnno from Snippet! Patrick Dreux!
    Pete Burns! Alex from Poppermost! Pete from The Big I Am!
    John Evans! and Billy James from Billy Two Shoes!
    (I sure hope I didn't forget anyone...)

    Here's the songs that had everyone in the holiday spirit today!

    1. Wim Oudijk - Tree stands tall in Times Square (Sparky intro) (3:43)
    2. The Sonic Executive Sessions - You'll Never Be (4:03)
    3. snippet - Just a man (3:05)
    4. PT Walkley - Audrey Macy (3:23)
    5. Poppermost - Family Christmas Tree (2:18)
    6. Cloud Cult - Must Explore/Journey Of The Featherless (3:24)
  • ShockPop! Play List - November 29, 2009

    30 Nov 2009, 14:54 de adolph33

    ShockPop Play List - November 29, 2009

    Great time today on the show!
    The tunes were flying hot and heavy!
    The chat was warm and friendly!
    The egg nog was spiked!!

    The great group of artists in the chat room included:
    Billy James/Billy Two Shoes! John Evans! Patrick Dreux!
    Susan/My Dad's Truck! Pete/The Big I Am! Johnno/Snippet!
    Steve/The Shadow Kabinet! Fabrizio/SoundSerif! Wim Oudijk!
    Pete/Cult Of Wedge! Maxi Dunn! Herb/The Britannicas!
    Tim Anthony! Laurie Biagini! and Duggy/Air Biscuits/BHMC!

    Mark your calendars to tune in next Sunday so you won't
    miss the next great broadcast!

    Here's the sounds that made the show what it was today:

    1. Marikesh - Crazy On Christmas (4:02)
    2. P.J. Olsson - Visine (4:23)
    3. PT Walkley - The Lucky Ones (1:52)
    4. Jointpop - Monday Morning Love Situation (2:31)
    5. The Duckworth Lewis Method - The Sweet Spot (3:05)
    6. Soundserif - First, Coffee (4:08)
    7. Justin Kline - How I Became The Wind (3:15)
  • ShockPop Play list - November 15, 2009

    22 Nov 2009, 20:55 de adolph33

    Perfectly ripe tuneage and great group of folks in the chat room!

    These amazing artists typed with us while we listened to their tunes:
    Maxi Dunn! Laurie Biagini! Soundserif (Fabrizio)! Wim Oudijk! Peter Burns! Jefferson Montoya! Cult Of Wedge (Pete)! Two Sheds Jackson (Tom)! Todd Dillingham! Snippet (Johnno)! Patrick Dreux! Billy Two Shoes (James)! Beachy Head Music Club (Duggy)! John Evans! and last but not least, Richard Snow!(Please forgive me if I'm omitting anyone here as I'm typing this list from memory)

    Thanks to all of you and to everyone else who tuned in and chatted with us! I can't do this without ya'll!

    Here's today's play list in order of exposure:

    1. The Banshee - Cut Me Clear (3:13)
    2. Telekinesis! - Coast Of Carolina (3:31)
    3. Circus Devils - the gasoline drinkers (2:17)
    4. Paul Steel - In A Coma (3:59)
    5. The Simple Carnival - Super Robot Toy (2:48)
    6. snippet - Get your sparkle back (3:25)
    7. Symphony in DeMeanor - Through (3:39)
  • ShockPop play list, November 8, 2009

    10 Nov 2009, 0:24 de adolph33

    ShockPop play list, November 8, 2009

    Another amazing show! I can't help it!
    Fantastic tunes by fantastic bands!

    Just check out the who's-who list of bands and artists
    that joined us in the chat room during today's ShockPop!!

    Tom and Wolle from Two Sheds Jackson!
    Pete and Colin from The Big I Am! Patrick Druex!
    Phillip Hartley! Wim Oudijk! Duggy from Air Biscuits!
    James and Cousin Jed from Billy Two Shoes! Todd Dillingham!
    Johnno from Snippet! Fabrizio from SoundSerif! Jeff Litman!
    Maxi Dunn! Pete from Cult Of Wedge! and from the left side
    of North America, last but certainly never least - Laurie Biagini!
    (...I sure hope I didn't forget anyone...)

    Here's the songs that made everyone smile today!

    1. Radio Days - I Belong To You (Single) (3:35)
    2. The Gamilons - Blue Shadows (2:22)
    3. Zach Djanikian - Move Along (3:14)
    4. Air Biscuits - Traffic Sound (5:07)
    5. Two Sheds Jackson - if i ever lose this love (3:07)
  • ShockPop! Play list, November 1, 2009

    2 Nov 2009, 17:52 de adolph33

    ShockPop! Play list, November 1, 2009

    Felt like the clock was wrong today - but a fun "time"
    was had by one and all on ShockPop! A great group of
    artists in the chat room typed with us while we dug their tunes!

    Thanks to: Billy James/Billy Two Shoes! John Evans!
    Pete/The Big I Am! Snippet! The Shadow Kabinet!
    Patrick Dreux! Tom/Two Sheds Jackson!
    Blake/Slow Mosias! Maxi Dunn! Laurie Biagini!
    SoundSerif! Pete/Cult Of Wedge! Wim Oudijk!

    Here's the sounds that made the show what it was today!

    1. Big Kid - Time in a Day (2:59)
    2. Two Sheds Jackson - is there anyone out there (3:50)
    3. PT Walkley - Audrey Macy (3:23)
    4. Geggy Tah - P. Sluff (3:53)
    5. The Banshee - Cut Me Clear (3:13)
    6. Birds of Avalon - I Never Knew (2:37)
    7. Slow Mosias - Fliptop Exit (2:26)
    8. The Madd - Her Big Man (2:31)
    9. Laurie Biagini - Mr Guru (3:20)
    10. Splitsville - Mr. Yuck (2:00)
    11. The Big I Am - Tongue Tied (Wim mix) (2:28)
    12. Downeaster - Hey 19 (2:43)
    13. Telekinesis! - Coast Of Carolina (3:31)
  • ShockPop! Play List October 25, 2009

    26 Oct 2009, 13:32 de adolph33

    ShockPop! Play List October 25, 2009

    A Great One Year Anniversary Show!
    Thanks for making ShockPop what it is today!
    I couldn't do it without you indie artists
    and your fantastic musical concoctions!

    Just check out the who's-who list of bands and artists
    that joined us in the chat room during today's broadcast!!

    James/Billy Two Shoes! Pete/The Big I Am!
    Laurie Biagini! Wim Oudijk! Johnno/Snippet!
    Kev/M100! Pete/Cult Of Wedge! Maxi Dunn!
    Fabrizio/SoundSerif! and the one and only Duggy Degs!!
    (...I sure hope I didn't forget anyone...)

    Here's the choons that made the shoo today!

    1. Army Navy - Right Back Where We Started From (3:24)
    2. The Major Labels - Don't Hear A Single (3:08)
    3. Ken Sharp - So Simple Radio (3:06)
    4. Coconut Records - Microphone (2:53)
    5. The Duckworth Lewis Method - Jiggery Pokery (3:28)
    6. Caddy - Turn Up The Radio (3:12)
    7. The Blow Pops - Halloween (3:17)
    8. Chewy Marble - My Monster (4:59)
  • ShockPop! Play List October 18, 2009

    19 Oct 2009, 14:16 de adolph33

    ShockPop! Play List October 18, 2009

    Another amazing show! I can't help it!
    Fantastic tunes by fantastic bands!

    Just check out the who's-who list of bands and artists
    that joined us in the chat room during today's ShockPop!!

    Patrick Dreux! Pete/The Big I Am! Wim Oudijk!
    John Evans! Johnno/Snippet! A Gentle Tuesday!
    Pete/Cult Of Wedge! Dario/Radio Days! Maxi Dunn!
    Tim Anthony! Kev/M-100! Fabrizio/SoundSerif!
    Laurie Biagini! miabene/miabean ATAS!
    and last but never least, Rachael Dunn!
    (...I sure hope I didn't forget anyone...)

    Here's the sounds that made the show what it was today!


    1. Spocks Beard - All On A Sunday (4:03)
    2. Strangefinger - Piscetarrius (Radio Edit) (4:09)
    3. PT Walkley - The Lucky Ones (1:52)
    4. Automat - Sleep (3:30)
    5. mesh-29 - Strangest Conversation (3:27)
    6. The Big I Am - Dancing (wimified) (3:47)
    7. A gentle tuesday - Step Outside (3:19)
    8. Liverpool Express - Margie (2:29)
    9. The Duckworth Lewis Method - The Sweet Spot (3:05)
  • ShockPop Play List - October 4, 2009

    5 Oct 2009, 8:02 de adolph33

    ShockPop Play List - October 4, 2009

    A great group of artists in the chat room included:
    Richard Snow! Peter Burns! Laurie Biagini! John Evans!
    Pete/The Big I Am! James/Billy Two Shoes!
    Wim Oudijk! Snippet! Pete/Cult Of Wedge!
    and tuning in from France - Patrick Druex!

    These fine folks all typed with us in the chat room
    while we dug their tunes!

    Here's the sounds that made the show what it was today!

    1. The Duckworth Lewis Method - Gentlemen and Players (3:23)
    2. Two Sheds Jackson - is there anyone out there (3:50)
    3. Class Three Overbite - Chasing The Rabbit (2:24)
    4. Automat - It's The Beginning Of The End (3:57)
    5. The Virgineers - Dr. Glouster (3:25)
    6. John Lefler - Better by Design (4:48)
    7. The Pillbugs - Plastic Surgical Holiday/Morning Mr Brain (4:28)
    8. Cloud Cult - Story Of The Grandson Of Jesus (2:36)
    9. PT Walkley - Daydreaming (2:14)
    10. Marmalade Army - Welcome to the Army (1:24)
    11. Marmalade Army - Flower Girl (1:43)
    12. Tesco Chainstore Mascara - Writer's Block (3:07)