Author Archives: Shap

NOTHING BUT 90’s: August 19th – 23rd Playlist

Monday, August 19th  sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Pump up the Jam – Technotronic Every Morning – Sugar Ray Cowboy – Kid Rock Otherside – Red Hot Chili Peppers N.W.O. – Ministry The Only Thing That Looks Good… – Bryan Adams Higher – Creed Not For You – Pearl Jam Would? – Alice in Chains Connected…Read more »

ROOTS with ROBB: Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is a Canadian Nat’l Treasure, who broke on the scene in 1980.  But it wasn’t till his 3rd album, Cuts Like a Knife that he really grab hold of the AC mantle here and in other foreign countries.  Once he did, he didn’t let go.  You can see him tonight (8/15) in the Quad Cities. …Read more »

NOTHING BUT 90’s: August 12th – 16th Playlist

Monday, August 12th  sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Billy T. filled in today and he curated today’s show. 3 Strange Days – School of Fish Violet – Hole Volcano Girls – Veruca Salt Diane – Material Issue Watch the Girl Destroy Me – Possum Dixon Plowed – Sponge My Favourite Game – Cardigans Father of Mine…Read more »

ROOTS with ROBB: Blondie

The Month of B’s continues with Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Blondie!  In this episode, we discuss their love of several different genres of music that they blended together.  Plus, yet another CBGBs band that loved girl groups of the 60s, and how much success would the band have had WITHOUT Deborah Harry at…Read more »

NOTHING BUT 90’S: August 5th – 9th Playlist

Monday, August 5th  sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Vasoline – Stone Temple Pilots Vision of Love – Mariah Carey (debut single hit #1 on this date in 1990) Fantastic Voyage – Coolio You Get What you Give – New Radicals Adam’s Song – Blink 182 ^^ Sure Shot – Beastie Boys (Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch would’ve been…Read more »

NOTHING BUT 90’S: July 29th – August 2nd Playlist

Monday, July 29th  sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal MMM Boy – Hanson Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me for Me) – Blessid Union of Souls I’ll Make Love to You – Boys II Men (Wanya Morris is 46 today!) 1979 – Smashing Pumpkins Only Happy When it Rains – Garbage Heart-Shaped Box – Nirvana Return of the Mack…Read more »

ROOTS with ROBB: — classic album — Pet Sounds

There are many layers and things to reveal when you dive deeper into Pet Sounds, but at the crux of the album and its Roots, for the most part, its all about Brian Wilson and where he was at in his life.  He had just heard The Beatles Rubber Soul and was in awe that they…Read more »

ROOTS with ROBB: Rage Against the Machine!

There are bands with shorter lifespans that have had left a bigger footprint on rock n’ roll, but for just 3 albums of original material, Rage Against the Machine made as loud of a statement as they possibly could.  One thing we didn’t talk about on the episode, the band’s influence on what would become…Read more »

Nothing But 90s Playlists: July 22nd – 26th

Monday, July 22nd  sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Get Ready for This – 2 Unlimited Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters The Impression that I Get – Mighty Mighty Bosstones I Want You – Savage Garden Hotel California (from Hell Freezes Over concert reunion) – Eagles Bad Boys (theme from COPs) – Inner Circle Live Forever – Oasis…Read more »

NEW ROOTS: Billy Idol & Cream!

Robb and I have been cranking out Roots every Thursday for the last 18 months and we’ve been putting them up online since December.  Here’s hoping I can get back to doing full posts on each week’s band/album.  Until then, enjoy Billy Idol and Cream!   Roots is co-hosted and brought to you by Farmer’s Insurance, the Robert…Read more »