New music including John Cale, U.S. Girls, Sorry and Broken Bells on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I continued exploring recent releases from Alvvays, The Orielles, PVA, Dry Cleaning, The 1975, Daphni, Broken Bells and Alex G on the show this week, while the retro alternative set journeyed back to the early ’80s for another block of excellent synthpop and New Wave obscurities from across the globe. Here’s the tracklist for the full show:

West Of The Fields October 25, 2022

  • R.E.M.- Staring Down The Barrel Of The Middle Distance (Live at the Olympia)
  • John Cale- Story Of Blood (feat. Weyes Blood)
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs- Blacktop
  • Fever Ray- What They Call Us
  • PVA- Bad Dad
  • Jockstrap- Greatest Hits
  • The Orielles- Airtight
  • Dry Cleaning- Hot Penny Day
  • Sorry- Baltimore
  • Automatic- Skyscraper
  • Alvvays- Tom Verlaine
  • Bleached- Flip It
  • Paramore- This Is Why
  • Phoenix- Winter Solstice
  • The 1975- Wintering
  • Inhaler- Love Will Get You There
  • Arctic Monkeys- I Ain’t Quite Where I Think I Am
  • Local Natives- Just Before The Morning
  • Caroline Polachek- Sunset
  • Deux- Golden Dreams
  • Ruins- Fire
  • Peppermint Lounge- Perfect High
  • Victrola- Maritime Tatami
  • Angela- I Gotta Little Love
  • Ensemble Pittoresque- Maitre Satori
  • Robert Marlow- The Face Of Dorian Gray
  • Turquoise Days- Gray Skies
  • Saâda Bonaire- Invitation
  • Hard Corps- Je Suis Passée
  • Artistic Control- Walking In Love’s Shadow
  • Shona Laing- America
  • Ce Soir- Curtain Of Love
  • Eirin Peryglus- Bronson
  • Matia Bazar- Elettrochoc
  • Alex Fergusson- Stay With Me Tonight
  • Samedi- Between Two Hearts
  • Shark Vegas- You Hurt Me
  • Yellow Magic Orchestra- Expected Way
  • Miharu Koshi- Scandal Night
  • Rajie- Kanashimi No Erefanto
  • Akina Nakamori- Wait For Me
  • LCD Soundsystem- New Body Rhumba
  • Jamie xx- Kill Dem
  • Daphni- Fly Away
  • Junior Boys- Waiting Game
  • Alvvays- Many Mirrors
  • St. Vincent- Dig Me Out
  • White Lung- Date Night
  • U.S. Girls- Bless This Mess
  • Broken Bells- The Chase
  • Alex G- No Bitterness
  • Death Cab For Cutie- I’ll Never Give Up On You
  • Beth Orton- Friday Night
  • R.E.M.- What If We Give It Away?

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Travis Gass

About Travis Gass

I'm an editor on the Digital Desk at the Bangor Daily News. I'm also the host of West Of The Fields, a college radio show that has aired continuously on UMaine's WMEB 91.9 FM since 1998.