New music including MJ Lenderman, Cannons, Crosses and Drop Nineteens on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I continued exploring recent releases from Jessy Lanza, Georgia, Alaska Reid, Little Dragon, Blur, Bar Italia, Feeble Little Horse, Snõõper and Lifeguard on the show this week, while the retro alternative set covered a variety of ’80s synthpop, featuring acts I’ve never played on the show before (Blancmange, The Twins, Classix Nouveaux) along with gems from Australia (Icehouse), Japan (Yellow Magic Orchestra, Rajie), Germany (Sandra), France (Desireless, F.R. David) and Canada (Martha & The Muffins). Here’s the tracklist for the full show:

West Of The Fields August 8, 2023

  • R.E.M.- Funtime (Live)
  • MJ Lenderman- Knockin
  • Soccer Mommy- Soak Up The Sun
  • Alaska Reid- Airship
  • Cannons- Desire
  • Hot Chip and Yunè Pinku- Fire Of Mercy
  • Jessy Lanza- Big Pink Rose
  • ††† (Crosses)- Invisible Hand
  • Jacknife Lee, Budgie and Lol Tolhurst- Los Angeles (feat. James Murphy)
  • Yard Act- The Trench Coat Museum
  • Drop Nineteens- Scapa Flow
  • Slowdive- Skin In The Game
  • Blonde Redhead- Melody Experiment
  • Glasser- All Lovers
  • Georgia- The Dream
  • Little Dragon- Tumbling Dice
  • Mitski- Bug Like An Angel
  • Big Thief- Vampire Empire
  • PJ Harvey- I Inside The Old Year Dying
  • Blancmange- Living On The Ceiling
  • Simple Minds- Premonition
  • Icehouse- Hey, Little Girl
  • ABBA- The Winner Takes It All
  • Robin Gibb- Juliet
  • Kim Wilde- Cambodia (Single Version)
  • Yellow Magic Orchestra- Gradated Grey
  • Fad Gadget- Coitus Interruptus
  • Cabaret Voltaire- White Car
  • B-Movie- Nowhere
  • The Twins- Love System
  • Classix Nouveaux- Is It A Dream
  • Sparks- Popularity
  • Real Life- Send Me An Angel
  • Martha & The Muffins- Echo Beach
  • Furniture- Brilliant Mind
  • David Bowie- Time Will Crawl
  • Sandra- In The Heat Of The Night
  • Sandy Marton- Camel By Camel (Vocal Version)
  • Rajie- Kaleidoscope
  • Desireless- Voyage, Voyage
  • F.R. David- Words
  • Freeez- I.O.U. (Mega-Mix)
  • Fleetwood Mac- Big Love (Extended Remix)
  • Sinéad O’Connor- Troy
  • Peter Gabriel- Olive Tree (Bright-Side Mix)
  • Blur- Russian Strings
  • Peggy Gou- (It Goes Like) Nanana (Edit)
  • Grimes and Illangelo- I Wanna Be Software
  • Róisín Murphy- You Knew
  • Jessie Ware and Róisín Murphy- Freak Me Now
  • Alan Palomo- Meutrière (feat. Flore Benguigui)
  • The Chemical Brothers- Live Again (feat. Halo Maud)
  • Sinéad O’Connor- Jump In The River
  • Cherry Glazerr- Soft Like A Flower
  • The Kills- New York
  • Metric- Just The Once
  • Bar Italia- Harpee
  • Lifeguard- Tell Me When
  • Snõõper- Pod
  • Anohni- Can’t
  • Feeble Little Horse- Heaven
  • Hannah Jadagu- Six Months
  • R.E.M.- Chance (Dub)

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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.