Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child radio feed

About the show

Indie music for indie kids, distributed by PRX.

Episodes

  • Episode 200: 2024-06-16 Spare the Rock for radio

    June 15th, 2024  |  59 mins

    This week, we’re talking with the legendary actor, singer, philanthropist, and actual space traveler William Shatner about his new album “Where Will The Animals Sleep?” We’ll also hear new music from Ants on a Log, Johnny Longlegs, Man Man, Cory McAtee, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-06-09 Spare the Rock for stations

    June 9th, 2024  |  58 mins 59 secs

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    This week, Laurie Berkner’s going to call in to talk about the 25th anniversary of her album Victor Vito, plus we’ll hear new music from William Shatner, Johnny Longlegs, Jules!, and Birds of a Feather, plus tracks from Shine & The Moonbeams, Mega Ran, Sugar Free Allstars, and mroe! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-06-02 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child for stations

    June 2nd, 2024  |  58 mins 59 secs

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    This week, Parker Woodland will call in to talk about their new song, Makeup—and we’ve got the premiere of it. Plus we’ll hear new music from Lucy Kalantari, Lucky Diaz, and William Shatner, plus tracks from Antibalas, Los Super Seven, Love & Rockets, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-05-26 Spare the Rock for stations

    May 26th, 2024  |  59 mins 1 sec

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    This week, Frank Gallo from Rolie Polie Guacamole will call in and we’ll talk about their new record and about recording with Steve Albini, plus we’ll hear new tracks from Lucky Diaz, Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats, Keith Munslow, and William Shatner. Yes, William Shatner. And there will be more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-05-19 Spare the Rock for stations

    May 19th, 2024  |  58 mins 59 secs

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    This week, we’ll hear new tracks from Birds of a Feather, Bad Bad Hats, and Sweet Potato Music, plus we’ll listen to songs by The White Stripes, Elizabeth Mitchell, Flula Borg with Go Banana Go!, Gogol Bordello, Lucky Chops, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-05-05 Spare the Rock for stations

    May 5th, 2024  |  59 mins

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    This week, we’ll hear new songs from Sonya Cohen Cramer and F-105, plus songs from The Wiggles covering Tame Impala, The Brothers Johnson, James Brown, Aaron Nigel Smith, Little Miss Ann, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-04-28 Spare the Rock for stations

    April 28th, 2024  |  59 mins

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    This week, we’ll hear new songs from They Might Be Giants, Sam & Casey, and Keith Munslow, plus music from Dr. Dog, Okee Dokee Brothers, Jazzy Ash, Mister G, Bob Mould, Sham 69, Booker T. Jones with Sharon Jones, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-04-21 Spare the Rock for stations

    April 21st, 2024  |  58 mins 59 secs

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    This week, we’ll hear music from Dale Watson, Frances England, Mudhoney, Lucky Diaz, Curtis Mayfield, Mates of State, Pixies, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-04-14 Spare the Rock for stations

    April 14th, 2024  |  57 mins 34 secs

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    This week, we’ll hear new music from Beyonce, Jon Langford & the Bright Shiners, Sonya Cohen Cramer, Go Banana Go!, and Again Again, plus we’ll hear songs from The Doubleclicks, Moona Luna, Visqueen, De La Soul, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-04-07 Spare the Rock for stations

    April 7th, 2024  |  59 mins

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    This week, we’ll hear new music from They Might Be Giants, Beyonce, VIAL, and Rolie Polie Guacamole, plus we’ll hear songs from Kermit Ruffins, The Hold Steady, Marsha & the Positrons, Uncle Jumbo, Ozomatli, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-03-31 Spare the Rock for stations

    March 31st, 2024  |  58 mins 59 secs

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    This week, we’ll hear new music from Man Man, Ants on a Log, and the folks from Tumble Science Podcast for Kids, plus we’ll listen to songs from Alex the Astronaut, Nathalia, Superchunk, Ozomatli, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-03-24 Spare the Rock for stations

    March 24th, 2024  |  59 mins

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    This week, we’ll hear new music from Go Banana Go!, Bryan Russell, Keith Munslow, and Brady Rymer, plus we’ll listen to songs from Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke, Link Wray, The Sippy Cups, Bob Schneider, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-03-17 Spare the Rock

    March 17th, 2024  |  59 mins

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    This week, we’re back from South by Southwest and we are looking back at music from the earliest days of Spare the Rock—so we’ll hear music from ScribbleMonster, The Jimmies, The Evens, Ambrosia Parsley, Tim Burgess, Egg, Spoon, Father Goose, Lunch Money, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-03-10 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child for stations

    March 10th, 2024  |  59 mins

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    This week, it’s South by Southwest week! Erin from Parker Woodland is calling in to talk about that band’s showcase and their forthcoming album, plus we’ll hear music from Waco Brothers, A Giant Dog, The Dinosaur’s Skin, OK Go, SaulPaul, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

  • 2024-02-25 Spare the Rock for stations

    February 25th, 2024  |  59 mins

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    This week, we’ll preview some of the family programming around South by Southwest, including tracks from SaulPaul, A Giant Dog, Sally Timms & Jon Langford, Storey Littleton, MC Lars & Mega Ran, Parker Woodland, Parliament, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.

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  • 2024-02-18 Spare the Rock for stations

    February 18th, 2024  |  59 mins

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    This week, we’ll hear new music from Danny Weinkauf, plus songs from The Harmonica Pocket, Prince, Throwing Muses, Harry & the Potters, Mates of State, Ween, Mega Ran, and more! It’s indie music for indie kids.