Episode #87: New Wave Pink

Yesterdays Forever“Are you trying to bribe me?”

“Trust me, our single’s gonna be a smash.”

“This other stuff sounds good, but you wanna get money out of me before I even hear the single?”

This was no transcript from Behind the Music, nor was it a scene from Spinal Tap.  It actually happened last Sunday when I had recording industry mogul, Andy Ingram, in my basement, listening to my band’s recordings (about 75% tracked).  Convinced I had backed him into the corner and held the upper hand in negotiations, I replied….well, I can’t remember what I replied.

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Everything in that story is true.  But keep in mind that Andy runs an indie pop/rock label in Dayton, Ohio.  (He could probably find better ways to make money.)  He and I ran in very similar circles until we finally met a years ago through either my friend, Joel Atkinson, or my wife, I can’t remember.  Anyway, Andy visited Kansas City last weekend and was simply sitting in a chair in the corner of my basement recording room when we held the above conversation.

How does that relate to this show?  Well, Andy has a sweet band, XL427.  Enjoy.

  1. “This Is Me” – Chris & Cosey (Heartbeat | Rough Trade | 1981)
  2. “Four Long Years” – Wire (Object 47 | Pink Flag | 2008)
  3. “Order for Order” – Colin Newman (A-Z | Beggars Banquet | 1980)
  4. “Silver Surfer, Ghost Rider Go!!!” – Trentemøller (Into the Great Wide Yonder | In My Room | 2010)
  5. “It’s Not Just Pink, It’s New Wave Pink” – XL427 (Yesterdays Forever | Poptek | 2009)
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1415312/87radiofreeraytown.mp3″

Radio Free Raytown – Episode #87 (8/12/11)

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One thought on “Episode #87: New Wave Pink

  1. Brandon says:

    Dude, such a good episode. I’ve listened several times now just to hear that track by Trentemoller – – got to get some of his stuff.

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