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Volume 1. Number 29. We read emails on Friday. 
Muse of the celestial space gods.

The Week That Was: Kinks-n-Kid Brother 

Oh and that World Series tie-in episode. 

Monday Oct. 21  - Patron and vinyl junkie Scott Parks enlightens us on the era of The Kinks as an American band. Prepare to go down the rabbit hole. 
Tuesday Oct. 22 - In honor of the World Series, we drop a cool chat Patrick had with Anne Jewel from the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. Batter up. 
Wednesday Oct. 23 - Meet Kid Brother, a quintet of super swell folks with a special connection to our show. Interview conducted at the Tiki House. 
Thursday Oct. 24 - Part two of our interview with Leesburg's amazing Kid Brother, live from the TIki Bar at Chez Wilson, prior to the set they played on the lawn. 
Friday Oct. 25 - You’ve now heard from Kid Brother. Now, time to bring their sound to the pod. They perform songs from their latest album for us in Greg Wilson’s backyard. They also answer some goofy questions. Dig it.
The freaks come out at night. 

On Deck: Rocktober Comes to A Close 

And it gets a little spooky along the way. 

Monday Oct. 28 - It took us a little bit longer this month, but Steven Routledge is here with his September new music picks. As always, choice stuff. 
Tuesday Oct. 29 - We asked for your concert reports and you responded. You are going to love these tales, including some from Falls Church's own Bill Mulligan. 
Wednesday Oct. 30 - Nick Scalera, Senior Director of Digital Media at WETA (and Flying Nun expert and our pal) drops by to discuss Ken Burns epic series on country music. 
Thursday Oct. 31 - It's finally Halloween and Paul Trap's timing could not have been better. This episode is all treat, no trick. 🎃
Friday Nov. 1 - When we're out recording shopping for our patrons, we always try to pick out a few discs for Intern Sam. Let's wrap up the week by getting his thoughts on his latest CDs. 

   Suburbs Pod Shoutout Corner©

     Big shout to Mr. Paul Trap for sharing his spooky mix CDs with us. What do we love more than free stuff? All the amazing people we've gotten to know through this podcast. Thanks Mr. Paul!

Wayback Machine: Costumed Rockers

Hop in the wayback machine and travel to 2017, when we served up some talk on rock and rollers that are famous for wearing costumes. 

What We're Listening To:


Suburbs Pod Guests On Tour, Oct. 25-Nov. 10

When the night comes calling, you gotta go to rock and roll shows, ya know? 

Nicole Atkins (episode 220

(All Dates opening for the Wood Brothers except Nov. 1)

Nov. 1 - Charleston SC - Music Farm (opening for Susto)
Nov. 7 - Roanoke VA - Shaftman Performance Hall
Nov. 8 - Highlands NC - Highlands Food & Wine Festival
Nov. 9 - Louisville KY - Headliners Music Hall
Nov. 10 - Cincinnati OH - Taft Theatre

Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires (episode 389

Oct. 29 - St. Petersburg FL - Lucky You Tattoo (St. Pete Pre-Fest)
Oct. 30 - Orlando FL - Pre-Pre-Fest
Oct. 31 - Gainesville FL - Loosey’s
Nov. 2 - Gainesville FL - High Dive (The Fest)
Nov. 3 - Gainesville FL - The Hippodrome (The Fest) (Lee solo show)

Cory Branan (episode 248)

Nov. 8 - Charlotte NC - The Evening Muse
Nov. 10 - Chapel Hill NC - Local 506

Jesse Dayton (episode 709)

Nov. 2 - Austin TX - Continental Club
Nov. 7 - Corpus Christi TX - Waves Resort
Nov. 8 - Galveston TX - Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe
Nov. 9 - Houston TX - McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Fishbone (episode 628)

Oct. 26 - Huntington Beach CA - SeaLegs at the Beach

Matt Holubowski (episode 437

Oct. 26 - Joliette QC - Salle Roland-Brunelle

Dan Mangan (episode 571)

Nov. 2 - Red Deer AB - Bo’s Bar and Grill

White Reaper (episode 399)

Oct. 26 - Gainesville FL - High Dive
Oct. 27 - Atlanta GA - Masquerade (Hell)
Oct. 28 - Charlotte NC - Amos’ Southend
Oct. 29 - Chattanooga TN - Songbirds South
Oct. 31 - Washington DC - U Street Music Hall
Nov. 1 - Philadelphia PA - Underground Arts
Nov. 2 - Cambridge MA - The Sinclair
Nov. 3 - Hamden CT - Space Ballroom
Nov. 5 - New York NY - Bowery Ballroom
Nov. 7 - Albany NY - Hollow Bar + Kitchen
Nov. 8 - Toronto ON - Horseshoe Tavern
Nov. 9 - Detroit MI - El Club
Nov. 10 - Columbus OH - A&R Music Bar

Don Zientara (episode 586)

Nov. 7 - Washington DC - Black Cat (performing with Underheaven)

See all the replies over on the Twitter. 

Last but Never Ever Never Least: Friday New Releases!

Musicland here we come!

Great Grandpa - Four of Arrows (Double Double Whammy)
This indie pop outfit from Seattle diversified geographically (a couple of members relocated to Milwaukee) and thematically. This sophomore release delves into deeper subject matter such as aging and family trauma. Great, indeed.

The Growlers - Natural Affair (Beach Goth)
We featured this band on a recent new music episode. The band’s label name reflects its ethos — sunshine and darkness mix to create an unexpected but inviting environment.

Guided By Voices - Sweating the Plague (GBV)
This is the third GBV album of 2019. How many total? We’ve lost count. Should you listen to it? Probably. Will there be more GBV albums? As long as Robert Pollard's heart keeps ticking.

Van Morrison - Three Chords & the Truth (Exile Productions)
No, this is not a country covers album (although that would be pretty cool). Instead, Morrison’s 14 original tracks are loose and, dare we say, playful. Plus, Astral Weeks guitarist Jay Berliner joins for six songs.

Negativland - True False (Seeland)
This group creates sonic art by assembling samples, often spoken-word, in an attempt to comment on the times. These times offer a lot of material.

Grace Potter - Daylight (Fantasy/Concord)
On her second solo album, Potter deals with her divorce (from a former bandmate) by belting out 11 soulful tunes. Let this daylight be a light upon us all.

Ringo Starr - What’s my Name (UMe)
The lede here is that Paul McCartney joins his pal for a collaboration on an unfinished John Lennon song, “Grow Old With Me.” You need more than that? There are nine other songs.

Swans - Leaving Meaning (Young God)
Fitting that the latest from this New York experimental band comes out just before Halloween. It sounds like the soundtrack to a horror movie that may be terrifying in your imagination. Keep a light on.

Kanye West - Jesus is King (Good Music/Def Jam)
Kanye’s much-delayed new album is finally out, and it’s as billed: a 21st century gospel record. Hallelujah?

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Colorado (Reprise)
Guitarist extraordinaire Nils Lofgren rejoins Crazy Horse for Young’s 39th studio album. It’s loose and gritty and ornery and pretty much what you want a Crazy Horse record to be.

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