Buried Treasures, Desert Island Jukebox & More


With so much new music, there’s always something worthwhile that deserves more shine. This week hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some buried treasures they’ve heard recently. Plus, we hear desert island jukebox picks from Adia Victoria, John Darnielle and Lucy Dacus, and listener feedback. 

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Buried Treasures

Jim and Greg share music that hasn't gotten the attention it deserves. This batch includes artists from Norway, Spain, Italy, Ghana, England, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the U.S.


  • Fieh, "Rosalie"
  • Yumi Zouma, "In the Eyes Of Our Love"
  • Deaf Lingo, "Friends"
  • Confidence Man, "Feels Like a Different Thing"
  • PinkPantheress, "Pain"
  • Mear, "The Order"


  • K.O.G., “Ayinye
  • Pachyman, “All Night Long (feat. Winter)”
  • Aunt Sally, “Subete Urimono
  • Charlotte Adigéry and Bolis Pupul, "Ceci n’est pas un cliché"
  • Green Velvet, “My Cheri
  • Leo Nocentelli, “Riverfront

Guest Desert Island Jukebox


The hosts ask guests what song they would want with them if they were stranded on a desert island. On this episode we hear picks from Adia Victoria, Lucy Dacus and John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats.

Listener Segment

The hosts play messages from listeners.

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