WPKN Archives: Subconscious Connections: New and vintage music

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Thursday, September 24th, 2020
4:12PM to 6:56PM

2 hours, 44 minutes

Thursday, September 24th, 2020 4:01PM

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Episode: Subconscious Connections: New and vintage music

Sep 24, 2020 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. It’s spontaneous!! New and vintage music including Bob Dylan, George Harrison, T. Rex, Liz Phair, The Who, David Bowie, The Kinks, Todd Rundgren, The Zombies, Imogen Heap, Big Star, The Photons, Elvis Presley, The Byrds, The Beach Boys and more. 


Also new releases from Elvis Costello, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Suzanne Vega, Ruby Friedman Orchestra, Deep Sea Diver, Delta Spirit, This Is The Kit, Secret Machines, Spooky Ghost (Gerry Leonard), Cayucas, Eels, Sunflower Bean, The Old 97’s, Flowers of America, The Squeaky Chairs, The Centrifugal Bumblepuppy and whatever happened in the moment. 


These shows are very spontaneous and sometimes the connections between songs and ideas only become apparent later… even to me!!! 


Great thanks to Catherine Conroy for asking me to fill in on short notice! 


Thanks for tuning in!!  

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

Thanks for tuning in!

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