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Episode: Subliminal Connections

July 10, 2017 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music including new releases by Beach House, Steve Earle and The Dukes, The National, Perfume Genius, Wolf Alice, Ariel Pink, Mike Neer (with steel guitar covers of Thelonious Monk), Tourist (feat. Ardyn), Emily Duff , Mondo Cozmo plus newly released music by Prince and The Beach Boys. 

Also Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Joni Mitchell, The Yardbirds (with both Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck), Todd Rundgren, Link Wray, The Kinks, Elvis Presley, George Harrison, Del Shannon, Sam Phillips, The Section Quartet (live), Bo Diddley, T. Rex, Paul Revere and The Raiders, The Alessi Brothers, The Blues Magoos, Elvis Costello, an obscure ad for an obscure product, Billy Bland, Rain Parade, The Squeaky Chairs, the spontaneous invention of a new punctuation mark, notes from The Obscure Reference Department and whatever happened in the moment. 

Thanks for tuning in!   

Thanks to my good friend Pete Stewart for asking me to fill in...


Additional recent episodes of Connections are currently available in archives: 


Subconscious Connections (Dylan, Stones, Rickie Lee, Annette Peacock, Cindy Lee Berryhill, rare Alan Menken demo of Oscar winning song): 
June 29, 2017





Connections: Beach Boys Outtakes from 1967, The Kinks, Dylan plus new and vintage music 
July 7, 2017: 





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Show: Connections... with Eric Cocks

Connections... with Eric Cocks

Explores the connections between songs, songwriters, musicians, producers and people... often in surprising ways.

Vital, intelligent music with true artistic vision. Or just because it sounds good...

Includes extended features on specific artists such as Bob Dylan, The Kinks, The Beatles and far more. Also comedy by Lenny Bruce, George Carlin, Eddie Izzard, Paul Krassner and others with a rock and roll renegade attitude. In depth explorations of early electronic music (and how it relates to current music). Vital new music that deserves to be heard. Surf music. Garage bands. British invasion. Rock and Roll. John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Jimi Hendrix, Laurie Anderson, William Burroughs, Robert Anton Wilson, The Blues Magoos, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, Dr Fiorella Terenzi, Beethoven, Bo Diddley, The Rolling Stones, Alex Chilton, Nilsson, Tom Petty, Lucinda Williams, Jon Brion, Aimee Mann, Tame Impala, Grimes, The Pretenders, Blondie, Caitlin Rose, Juana Molina, Mojo Mancini, Elliott Randall, Marshall Chapman, Jessy Lanza, Big Star, demos, rarities, unreleased new music and far more may be part of any given show. Also live interviews of performers, writers, producers, engineers, session musicians and people behind the scenes. Plus unexpected surprises...

Previous in depth interviews include Sam Phillips, Peppy Castro of The Blues Magoos, author/comedian Paul Krassner, Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, Neil Innes of The Rutles, Tommy James, legendary session musician Carol Kaye, Warren Zanes, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, Rod Argent of The Zombies, Oscar Winning Composer Alan Menken, Patty Larkin and more. All are available in archives for about 385 days. (Maybe that'll get extended some day.) Stay tuned for future interviews and special features.

The show will keep changing over time.

Tune in every 1st and 3rd Friday afternoon of each month at the new  time of  4 to 7 pm eastern. Also special editions at other times. Available live over the air at 89.5, online at http://wpkn.org, tunein radio or listen later in the WPKN archives.

For further info, updates, news, videos and special features, please check the FaceBook site: Connections on WPKN

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