Monday, May 24, 2010
Albums of the week for May 24th: FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK (Your Morning Brew, 8:20am): Nada Surf, If I Had A Hi-Fi A covers album full of inspired, unexpected choices: from avant-pop Kate Bush to underground power-pop classicist Dwight Twilley. There are some intriguingly obscure numbers.
LOCAL PICK OF THE WEEK (The Home Stretch, 3:30pm):
Batucaxe', The Blessing of the Beat
You'll be up and dancing when we play cuts off this high-energy disc from the local Brazilian music collective.
NATIONAL PICK OF THE WEEK (The Home Stretch, 5pm):
Bettye LaVette, Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook
One of our favorite rediscovered soul singers covers everyone from The Rolling Stones and The Beatles to The Moody Blues and Pink Floyd.