The Ongoing History of New Music, episode 873: The annual Xmas show!

For the 26th time, I present to you holiday music that will never appear on one of those radio stations that go all-Christmas music. Nor will you hear any or these songs every be heard at the mall. Trust me on this.

Songs hear on this show:

  • The Vandals, A Gun for Christmas
  • Thunderpussy, Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
  • The Ramoms, Lego Blocks
  • Dad Brains, It’s Christmastime
  • Death Pony Ride, It’s Christmas Time
  • IDKHOW, Christmas Drag
  • Kevee Lynch, Ska’d for Christmas
  • Fine Times, Subterranean Christmas Blues
  • NQ Arbuckle, Christmas in Hell
  • Fake Shark, Winona Ryder Hates Christmas
  • Jane’s Party, I Want It Bad feat. Jay McCarrroll
  • The Manitee, Star Wars Christmans
  • Henry Rollins, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Here’s Eric Wilhite’s custom playlist.

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We’re still looking for more affiliates in Calgary, Kamloops, Kelowna, Regina, Saskatoon, Brandon, Windsor,  Montreal, Halifax, Charlottetown, Moncton, Fredericton, and St John’s and anywhere else with a transmitter. If you’re in any of those markets and you want the show, lemme know and I’ll see what I can do.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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