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  • Synth pop guru ADAM CRESSWELL chats to True Brit!

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  • This week's True Brit! – Friday night at midnight – will be a Bauhaus / Love & Rockets / Tones On Tail / Poptone FRENZY! Host Simon Husbands will be talking to Kevin Haskins, the drummer with these legendary bands – and his new project POPTONE will be playing at First Avenue on Wednesday the 20th! So get your frenzy on, and join Kevin – 90.3 FM Minneapolis and 106.7 FM St. Paul – and streaming from kfai.org!

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  • In this week's True Brit! radio show, airing on Friday 1st June / Saturday 2nd June at midnight, host SIMON HUSBANDS continues his summer interview season with a lovely chat with the famed drummer from the legendary band The Damned – RAT SACABIES! Rat will be talking about lost treasures, cigar box guitars, long awaited solo albums and MORE MORE MORE! Join us, please – Friday night at midnight!

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  • On this week's TRUE BRIT!, host Simon Husbands will be chatting to the legendary BARRY ANDREWS – of XTC and SHRIEKBACK! Barry has been a solid part of the UK music scene for many years so tune in this Friday night at midnight to hear him talk about the new Shriekback album, XTC, Swindon and so much more!

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    1. Spice Boys – Glade (PNKSLM, Rock)

    Spice Boys are the Swedish response to America's psych-punk boom of the last decade. Sure there are plenty of punk songs about not being social, but "I Don't Get Around" actually revels in it. After all, there doesn't seem to be much use in going out when you're a competent enough punk group to stick to the tried and true 2-minute-song formula on "Fuk Lov." RIYL: Makthaverskan, Thee Oh Sees, iceage

  • Each week an avalanche of records slides into the KFAI music library. New Like Whatever host Michael Cyrs compiles a weekly summary of what's fresh and new at Fresh Air Community Radio.

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  • The Trashcan Sinatras have been making music for 30 years – and to celebrate, they're coming from their native Scotland to tour the US, coming to the Twin Cities on Thursday 12th October – and to help them prepare, they will be joining Simon Husbands on this week's TRUE BRIT! Join Simon as he talks trash with Paul Livingston of the band. Learn about Shabby Road Studios and the cats who frequented the place, and catch up with some Trashcan music, new and old – on True Brit!

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  • On this week's True Brit!, host Simon Husbands talks to the legendary band, The Zombies! Bassist Chris White sites down with Simon to talk about the 50th anniversary of their classic album 'Odessey and Oracle', an album ranked by Billboard as #100 in the best albums of all time, and widely considered to be a masterpiece. Tune in at midnight on Friday to hear Chris talk about the band, his life in music and the mysterious Blue Plaque, and how bandmate Colin Blunstone nearly gave up his music career for selling insurance!

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  • On this weeks True Brit!, host Simon Husbands will be welcoming musicians Chris Perricelli and Eric Tretbar to the studio! Chris and Eric will be performing with their respective bands at the March 4th show at the 331 Club in celebration of the release 10 years ago of Chris' band LITTLE MAN's album SOULFUL AUTOMATIC – and so here's a chance to find out all about it!

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