A rockin' pop radio show that kicks off with the world premiere of a new track from the mighty POP CO-OP is either gonna strive to follow that killer beginning, or fall off a cliff while failing to follow that. TIRnRR chooses to strive! We're strivers, we are.
But yeah, new music from Pop Co-Op is a great way to start a show. America's phenomenal pop combo has a new album, Suspension, due out soon from the visionary folks (or folk--hi, Keith!) at Futureman Records. Just as Pop Co-Op's debut Four State Solution was Your Favorite Album Of 2017, and follow-up Factory Settings was Your Favorite Album Of 2020, Suspension is poised to assume its predestined title as Your Favorite Album Of 2022. Divine right, man. We were honored and thrilled that Pop Co-Op granted us this opportunity to introduce Suspension to the world, and we're gonna have still more exclusive premieres of tracks from Suspension over the next three weeks.
(And we won't be the only great radio show serving up exclusive tracks from Suspension prior to its release. If you're not already listening to Rich Firestone's Radio Deer Camp right here on SPARK!, or Jim Prell's independent show The Music Authority, you're missing out. Beyond even this immediate subject of new Pop Co-Op music, there's a lot of great radio out there, from Michael McCartney's The Time Machine in Maui through Mike Murray's Whole Lotta Shakin' in Rochester, Robbie White's Forbidden Alliance on Takoma Radio in Maryland, Syracuse's own The Wax Museum With Ronnie Dark, and so many others, including a bunch o' worthies on SiriusXM's Underground Garage. Rock 'n' roll radio survives and thrives. We're delighted to be a part of it. That's the benefit of striving.)
Ample evidence of our own striving appears below. It all starts with new music from Pop Co-Op. This is what rock 'n' roll radio sounded like on a Sunday night in Syracuse this week.
This Is Rock 'n' Roll Radio with Dana & Carl airs Sunday nights from 9 to Midnight Eastern, on the air in Syracuse at SPARK! WSPJ 103.3 and 93.7 FM, and on the web at http://sparksyracuse.org/ You can read all about this show's long and weird history here: Boppin' The Whole Friggin' Planet (The History Of THIS IS ROCK 'N' ROLL RADIO).
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