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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, August 4th, 2017
4:00PM to 6:52PM

2 hours, 52 minutes

Friday, August 4th, 2017 4:00PM

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Episode: Connections on WPKN

Aug 4, 2017 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music, including new releases from Dhani Harrison, Jenny O., Benjamin Gibbard, The Regrettes, Beth Ditto, Mick Jagger, Tristen, Arcade Fire, Picnic Tool, Waxahatchee, Belle and Sebastian, Tom Misch, Nick Hakim, Raspberries and Poolside. 

Also Bob Dylan, The Kinks, ELO, The Blues Magoos (on vinyl in mono), The Beatles, Elvis Costello, Gary Calamar, Roy Hamilton, Suzanne Vega, Tom Petty, The Equals, Vic Chessnut with Syd Straw, Dusty Springfield, Lou Reed, Euphoria, Joe South, Ernie Kovacs (with The Tony DiSimone Trio and Leroy Holmes & His Tugboat Eight), The Squeaky Chairs, Miscellaneous Glitches, a very brief synthesizer piece and whatever happened in the moment. 

This was the second of two shows on August 4th. Six hours of continuous radio improv! The earlier show, including Nick Lowe, Hillary Bratton, Leonard Cohen, Lisa Germano, Suzanne Ciani, Nilsson, The Rutles, Sam Phillips, Lucinda Williams, P. F. Sloan, Todd Rundgren, plus new music by Emily Duff, Ariel Pink, The Dream Syndicate, Steve Earle and more, can be found in the WPKN archives at: 

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For info, updates and occasional videos, please check out the official Facebook page: Connections on WPKN   

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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