BOMBRadio: July July July July by Luke Degnan

Listen to a replay of BOMBRadio’s July 4th, 2010 episode, originally aired on Newtown Radio.

Two summers ago, the staff of BOMBlog hosted a series of hour long shows on Newtown Radio. This episode was aired on July 4th, 2010 and is best heard in conjunction with the crackling of fireworks.

This episode features:

(song) Carl Simmons — “Confidence Friend”

(interview) Carl Simmons

(song) Carl Simmons — “Corporation Sunday”

(song) Charles Ives — “They Are There”

(song) R. Stevie Moore — “Elation Damnation” (live)

(interview) R. Stevie Moore

(song) R. Stevie Moore — “He’s Having A Real Fit” (live)

(song) R. Stevie Moore — “Play Myself Some Music”

(reading) Jesmyn Ward — Excerpt from Where the Line Bleeds

(song) Elliott Smith — “Independence Day” (live)

(song) Galaxie 500 — “Fourth of July”

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