Monday, March 30, 2009

if you hate the song, i don't blame you. my mom used to play it on repeat in the station wagon when i was young sprout. thanks, tal. just plug your ears and watch the magic unfold.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

SXSW Clips

Visit the following YouTube channels to see some great interviews and performances by some of the SXSW Music participants. ENJOY.






Friday, March 13, 2009


Spring break has come for those of us at the 5-colleges in the Pioneer Valley.
Here are a few things to help you keep going without your usual WOZQ tune-in.

Stream Metric
Stereogum has just posted a wonderful little web stream of Metric's new album Fantasies. Go to Metric's website to look at more information on pre-ordering the new upcoming release.

Metric - Fantasies

Keep yourself updated with the latest in film, media, and upcoming acts in music by checking up on SXSW's site. There will be plenty of sources loading up videos via youtube, and maybe even some streaming. For more updates, keep coming back here to the DIRT blog throughout the weekend and all next week. Like most years, we will be seeing a bunch of great acts thanks to this wonderful festival. Here's a list some of the music acts that'll be at SXSW:

Ra Ra Riot (Syracuse, NY)
Gabriella Cilmi (AUSTRALIA)
Ximena SariƱara (Mexico City, MEXICO)
Primal Scream (Glasgow SCOTLAND/UK)
Friendly Fires (St Albans, ENGLAND/UK)
B.o.B (Atlanta, GA)
Sage Francis (Providence, RI)
Buraka Som Sistema (Lisbon, PORTUGAL)
Arc Angels (Austin, TX)
Courteeners (Manchester, England/UK)
Raul Malo (Nashville, TN)
8Ball & MJG (Memphis, TN)
Reflection Eternal (New York, NY/Cincinnati, OH)
Wale (Washington, DC)
Ben Harper and Relentless7 (Los Angeles, CA)

click here for the entire SXSW music schedule.

Friday mix
Download a little 8-bit medley, courtesy of First Up!.

8-bit HipHop medley



Wednesday, March 11, 2009

light up your life

feast your eyes

nite jewel + eric hnatow + triangle forest
tonight! 7pm! davis ballroom! 5 bones, that's it!

stream wozq all day to catch triangle forest & nite jewel on-air this afternoon before the show; if you missed eric hnatow on-air yesterday you can see him live (even better!). you know when.

be there. we mean it.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Local talent

If you're into Girl Talk, Super Mash Bros., and The Hood Internet, this listen's for you. E-603 has been jammin' out way before coming to the lovely Pioneer Valley, but put out his self-released album Something for Everyone in 2008. He's a chill guy, and knows how to jam out with those thick black rimmed spex of his. Check out on his myspace, web site or on You can download Something for Everyone off his website. Updates on his works in progess will be coming soon. ENJOY.

E-603 - Something For Everyone


shhh, don't say a thing

just move your body

nite jewel + eric hnatow + triangle forest
THIS WEDNESDAY, march 11th
davis ballroom (smith college-behind cutter-ziskind house)
doors at 7pm, $3 advance/$5 door

click back at for more videos in the next hours as the prettiest, most dancey night of your 2009 lives approaches


Monday, March 9, 2009

For a mundane monday

Haven't posted a download on here a in while, so here's a lovely little tune for that melodic side of your music tastes. This one's by Ezra Furman & the Harpoons off of their album Inside the Human Body. The album's a good listen if you're into a laid back-leaning-towards-alt.-folk-ish kind of band. Thanks to, you may DOWNLOAD + ENJOY.

Ezra Furman & the Harpoons - We Should Fight

Monday, March 2, 2009

This is helpful.

THE SHIFT video podcast with DJ Raw and DJ Rev. We got haircuts.