The Earful Episode 9 - Back Tracks - The 90s

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Welcome everyone to THE EARFUL, a delicious piece of extra content from the minds over at the OH NO RADIO SHOW. This bonus show features a countdown of songs we have been enjoying within our ONRS community giving you all a taste of musical variety and maybe even turning you onto to something you'll like! On this VERY SPECIAL EPISODE we decided to shake things up a little bit, hop in our time machine and travel back to the 90's in are very first EARFUL BACK TRACKS! So toss aside the Mmmmbops, ditch the Spice Girls and loose your Chumbawumba, we're gonna show you a whole new 90's bag - ENJOY!

Tracks played on this episode of The EARFUL BACK TRACKS:

Top of the show - “Deaf Mick’s Throwdown” by Clockwork Voodoo Freaks - off 1998 Fatboy Slim’s On the Floor At The Boutique Live

One of the BEST Live DJ sets of the 90’s hands down. Incredible album start to finish.

1 - Freestyle Fellowship- “Heavyweights” -  off Innercity Griots - 1993

Freestyle Fellowship is an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California. It consists of Aceyalone, Myka 9, P.E.A.C.E., and Self Jupiter. They are part of the Project Blowed collective.

2 - The Beta Band- “Dry The Rain” - off The Three EPs - 1998

The Beta Band were a Scottish musical group formed in 1996. They were critically acclaimed and achieved a cult status. Their style was described as being "folktronica", a blend of folk, Scottish, electronic, rock, trip hop, and experimental jamming

3- Model 500 -  “Night Drive (Time, Space, Transmat)” - off Classics - 1995

Artist Juan Atkins is an American musician. He is widely credited as the originator of techno music, specifically Detroit techno

4-  Chris Joss -  “At The Disco” off The Man With The Suitcase - 1999

Chris Joss is a French multi-instrumentalist and record producer. In the vein of David Holmes with the acid jazz, lounge explosion of Ocean’s Eleven and such.

5- Floraline - “Eighty One” - off Floraline 1999

Pop-Rock band from Atlanta, Georgia.

6- Morcheeba - “Bullet Proof” - off Big Calm- 1998

Morcheeba were an English electronic band, consisting of vocalist Skye Edwards and the brothers Paul and Ross Godfrey

7- Cocteau Twins - “Fifty-Fifty Clown” - off Heaven of Las Vegas- 1990

Cocteau Twins were a Scottish rock band active from 1979 to 1997.

8- The New Deal- “Back to the Middle” off This Is Live - 1999

The New Deal is a three-piece electronic band formed in 1998 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

9- Blackalicious - “A to G” - off A2G EP - 1999

Blackalicious is an American hip-hop duo from Sacramento, California, made up of rapper Gift of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel

10- Optiganally Yours- “Mr. Wilson” - off Spotlight On…- 1996

Pop group from San Diego California - Played all on an Option - “The Optigan was a kind of home organ made by the Optigan Corporation, a subsidiary of Mattel, in the early '70s,” says Pea Hicks of the obscure instrument around which his band Optiganally Yours revolves.

11-Stereolab - “Miss Modular” off Serene Velocity - A Stereo Lab Anthonlogy - 1997

Stereolab are an English-French avant-pop band formed in 1990 in London.

12 - Moxy Furious - “Michigan Militia” - off You Will Go To The Moon  - 1997

Moxy Früvous was a politically satirical folk-pop band from Thornhill, Ontario, Canada.

SEGMENT TIME!  - “UNDER THE COVERS”

So our sponsors demanded we come up with a new segment so we did! Under The Covers pits the original performer of the song off against the artist who covered the same song. Who did it better? We discuss….

SONG CHOICE -  “HOLD ON”

ORIGINAL by Holy Ghost! off 2011’a Holy Ghost Self Titled

COVER by Friendly Fires off 2010’s Friendly Fires VS Holy Ghost EP

Make sure to check out all the past episodes of THE EARFUL over at OUR PAGE RIGHT HERE! Stay tuned for future episodes and make sure to check out these artists online if you liked any of the tracks you heard on today's show. Also if there are songs, artists or albums you think we should be listening to please leave them in the comments!

E.A.B.O.D.

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