College Radio, Opinions on Vampire Weekend & Alejandro Escovedo

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk all-things college radio with Dr. Katherine Rye Jewell, author of Live from the Underground: A History of College Radio. Jim and Greg also review the latest records from Alejandro Escovedo and Vampire Weekend.

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Echo Dancing Alejandro Escovedo

Alejandro Escovedo Echo Dancing

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot review the album “Echo Dancing” by Alejandro Escovedo. The album is a collection of songs from various musical projects in his long career, but all the songs have been re-recorded with new arrangements.

Only God Was Above Us Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend Only God Was Above Us

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot review the album “Only God Was Above Us” by Vampire Weekend. It’s a musically ambitious collection of songs, but is a tangled mess of lyrical references to New York City’s hyper local history.

College Radio


Dr. Katherine Rye Jewell's new book, Live From The Underground: A History of College Radio, is both an academic history as well as a love letter to a dying art. The hosts share their own histories with college radio and look ahead to where it could go next.

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