Need You Around

On this week's show we get excited about the imminent new Algiers album, compelling new music from Agnes Obel, and get lost in the chance discover of Cold Beat's Prism.

Our record of the week is a special one for me. A classic, perfect slice of jangly, surfy, inide-pop from the early-tens; Veronica Falls sophomore LP Waiting for Something to Happen. Some days this record is everything I need, melting at the sound of the harmonies and the thumping drums never cease to excite. It's a record I've wanted to share on the show for a while, because it just delights me. I'm happy to finally do so. We'll feature some of the solo work the band's members did later, too, and other tracks of the era.


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  1. The Splendor That Was Rome by Hamerkop on The Splendor That Was Rome (Drag City) $ Buy
  2. Julia Take Your Man Home by Wolf Parade on Thin Mind (Sub Pop) $ Buy
  3. Break
  4. We Can't Be Found by Algiers on There Is No Year (Matador) $ Buy
  5. Baddies by Laterns on the Lake on Baddies (Bella Union) $ Buy
  6. Home Thru Hell by Deap Lips on Home Thru Hell (Cooking Vinyl) $ Buy
  7. Backseat Bop by Sore Eros on Sore Eros (Feeding Tube Records) $ Buy
  8. Break
  9. Broken Toy by Veronica Falls on Waiting for Something To Happen (Slumberland) $ Buy
  10. Observe the Skies by British Sea Power on Valhalla Dancehall (Rough Trade) $ Buy
  11. Drop It Doe Eyes by Los Campesinos! on Hold On Now, Youngster... (Arts & Crafts) $ Buy
  12. Break
  13. Teenage Headache Dreams (feat. Ellie Rowsell) by Mura Masa on R.Y.C (Raw Youth Collage) (Polydor) $ Buy
  14. Brand New Beast by Rosie Tucker on Brand New Beast (The Sunshine Sound) $ Buy
  15. Dead Celebrities by Easy Life on Junk Food (Island) $ Buy
  16. Need Your Love by Tennis on Need Your Love (Mutually Detrimental) $ Buy
  17. Break
  18. If You Still Want Me by Veronica Falls on Waiting For Something To Happen (Slumberland) $ Buy
  19. The Church by Patience on Dizzy Spells (Winona) $ Buy
  20. Your Light by The Big Moon on Walking Like We Do (Fiction) $ Buy
  21. Break
  22. Sandcastles by Cable Ties on Far Enough (Merge) $ Buy
  23. The Twelve Steps by Spiritualized on Let It Come Down (BMG) $ Buy
  24. The Phantom by Alexandra Savior on The Archer (30th Century Records) $ Buy
  25. Prism by Cold Beat on Prism (DFA) $ Buy
  26. Break
  27. Buried Alive by Veronica Falls on Waiting For Something To Happen (Slumberland) $ Buy
  28. Voice in my Head by Boys Forever on Boys Forever (Amour Foo) $ Buy
  29. Lost Day by Other Lives on Lost Day (ATO Records) $ Buy
  30. Bad Feeling by Veronica Falls on Veronica Falls (Slumberland) $ Buy
  31. Break
  32. Empty Beach by Coco on Empty Beach (Coco Time) $ Buy
  33. Broken Sleep by Agnes Obel on Myopia (Blue Note) $ Buy
  34. Break
  35. Become a Mountain by Dan Deacon on Mystic Familiar (Domino) $ Buy