Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 – Day 3 Review by Eric Berman

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Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 – Day 3 Review by Eric Berman The final day at Pitchfork Music Festival provided the usual array of adventurous music including indie rock, experimental sounds, electronic dance music and much more hip-hop than has been featured in previous years. Highlights included the return of Grimes (aka Clair Boucher) whose brand […]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 – Day 2 Review by Eric Berman

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Pitchfork Music Festival – Day 2 Review by Eric Berman The second day of Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival was all about the ladies with stunning performances by St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) whose theatrical set leaned heavily on her latest self-titled album that came out late last year and is better than any other record […]

Pitchfork Music Festival – Day 1 Review

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Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 – Day 1 by Eric Berman It was an exceptional first day at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. Every year I go to this festival and come away with all kinds of new bands I would never otherwise have heard that become new favorites. Day one was no different with a […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Don’t Let’s Start” by They Might Be Giants

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Don’t Let’s Start” by They Might Be Giants You can’t bottle creativity, but in the case of They Might Be Giants, you certainly can buy it! They were two wild and crazy nerd-boys when they burst onto the scene in the mid-1980s, we just didn’t realize how […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Empty Lives” by Graham Parker

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Empty Lives” by Graham Parker He was never a punk rocker and was already around too long to be part of the “New Wave,” but marketing is marketing and that’s how much of the world came to discover Graham Parker. By the time of Squeezing Out Sparks, […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – Selections from “Popshopping Volume 1” by Various Artists

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – Selections from “Popshopping Volume 1” by Various Artists Popshopping is a compilation of German TV commercial production music from the 1960s and 1970s. Compilation producers Sir D’Oeuvre and Senor 45 collected these tracks from flexi discs and dusty TV production tape vaults. Many may consider this music […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “I Can’t Stand It” by Chris Whitley

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Chris Whitley’s short, restless career encompassed folk, noise rock, jazz, country, mainstream rock and the blues. He was discovered by producer Daniel Lanois who helped him score a major label record deal with Columbia Records in 1988. His first album, Living With The Law was a mainstream rock affair with good songs that gave him […]

Today in Rock History – May 11th

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1967, Pink Floyd begin two days of recording with producer Joe Boyd, working on the tracks “Interstellar Overdrive,” “Arnold Layne,” “Let’s Roll Another One” and “Nick’s Boogie.” 1967, The Bee Gees made their Top Of The Pops debut performing ‘New York Mining Disaster’ on the UK TV show. 1968, Jimi Hendrix moves into a London […]

Song Of the Day by Eric Berman – Album Review: “The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett” by Eels

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Song Of the Day by Eric Berman – Album Review: The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett by Eels I love Eels. Mark Oliver Everett (aka “E” aka “Eels”) is a terrific songwriter with an interesting back story which has become the basis for subject matter on his finest albums including Hombre Lobo, Blinking Lights […]

The 3D Radio Country Music Awards

A is for April, and A is for Accolades. I’m Uncle Marty, this is The Nationally Recognized 3D RadioActivity, and this week we are focusing on music that was number one on the country charts, all from The Country Music Association’s best, as we feature Award winning music for you all month. Next week we […]

A Little Night Music in 3D

Night is often associated with danger and evil, because of the psychological connection of  all-encompassing murkiness to the fear of the unknown and the obstruction of a major perceptive system, namely the of sense sight.  It is naturally associated with vulnerability and the peril of human physical survival. Criminals, animals, and potential risk can be […]

3D Radioactive Olympic Medals

This is The 3D RadioActivity, and it’s time to find some gold, silver and bronze tunes as we commemorate the event. The symbol of the Olympic Games is composed of five interlocking circles, colored blue, yellow, black, green, and red on a white field, known as the “Olympic Rings”. They are not to be confused […]

3D ~ Boys/Girls, Men/Women, Brother/Sisters…

The American Psychological Association states that Women and men aren’t as different as you might think: A review of dozens of studies found that men and women are basically alike when it comes to personality, thinking ability and leadership.  Scientific American asked women and men “friends” what they really think—and got very different answers.  Our […]

New Year, Same Music on The 3D RadioActivity

So as the title says, It’s a new year, however we have the same music here on  The 3D RadioActivity, I’m Uncle Marty, on this episode that’s exactly what we are playing…  It’s The Same Old Song. You can listen or download it here: https://archive.org/download/The3dRadioactivity/3dradio_20140105-Same.mp3 We are going to take a look at opposite sexes […]

The 3D SantaClausmas Extravaganza!

This time on  The 3D RadioActivity, we are getting seasonal and you probably have guessed that we are having what I will call our SantaClausmas Extravaganza! It’s a pretty fast hour of music, with plenty of presents to go around the turntable. I want to thank all of you who send email or message me […]