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Will's Band of the Week

A weekly podcast featuring indie and alternative rock bands, hosted by aging rockers and founding members Will, Barrett and Chris from Madison, Wisconsin along with bureau chiefs Anurag from Ontario, Canada; Craig from Ipswich, U.K.; Nicholas from Melbourne, Australia; David from New York City; and Jeremiah from Santa Fe, New Mexico; plus contributors Grant and Wilson from Madison, Wisconsin. Contact us by email, Twitter @willsband, or Facebook.

SXSW Report 2024

Mar 20, 2024

I have just completed my fourth visit to the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas, accompanied by podcast cohorts David and Jeremiah. I thought I would write up a summary for my own archives and in an attempt not to annoy people by telling them about it incessantly.

This is not your standard music...

Jeremiah's Top Ten Albums of 2023

Jan 2, 2024

Jeremiah's Top Ten Albums of 2023:

  1. Wednesday - Rat Saw God
  2. Helena Deland - Goodnight Summerland
  3. Bar Italia - Tracey Denim
  4. Munya - Jardin
  5. Sweeping Promises - Good Living is Coming For You
  6. U.S. Girls - Bless This Mess
  7. Red Pants - Not Quite There Yet
  8. Claud - Supermodels
  9. Melenas - Ahora
  10. Say She She - Silver

Nicholas's Top Ten Albums, etc. of 2023

Jan 2, 2024

Nicholas's Top Ten Albums, etc. of 2023:

  1. Cat Power - Cat Power Sings Dylan
  2. Red Pants - Not Quite There Yet
  3. Martin Frawley - The Wannabe
  4. Chris Staples - Cloud Souvenirs
  5. Lewsberg - Out and About
  6. Paul Simon - Seven Psalms
  7. Lou Barlow - Never Lift a Finger, from Moping in Style: A Tribute to Adam Green
  8. The Secret Migraines...

Grant's Top Ten Albums of 2023

Dec 26, 2023

Grant's top ten albums of 2023:

  1. 1morning - Return to Phunk
  2. Regal86- The Shades
  3. Beau Wanzer - A Dead Person's Monologue
  4. De-Bons-En-Pierre - Card Short of a Full Deck
  5. DJ Headwound - Law of Attraction
  6. Freak Heat Waves - Mondo Tempo
  7. The Creative Technology Consortium - Panoramic Colorsound
  8. Ron Morelli - Night Stopper
  9. Deli...

David's Top Ten Albums of 2023

Dec 26, 2023

David's top ten albums of 2023:

  1. awakebutstillinbed - Chaos Takes the Wheel and I am a Passenger
  2. Parannoul - After the Magic
  3. The Reds, Pinks and Purples - The Town That Cursed Your Name
  4. Ratboys - The Window
  5. There Will Be Fireworks - Summer Moon
  6. Caroline Polachek - Desire, I Want to Turn Into You
  7. Youth Lagoon - Heaven is...