Suburban Dance Radio for June 23, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for June 23, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio is on every other Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. Musicians out there. PLEASE send me your sounds. Anyone who wants to do an exclusive...

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Suburban Dance Radio for June 2, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for June 2, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio is on every even Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. Shows will also appear for up to a month on my SoundCloud page. Musicians out there. PLEASE...

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#TheShowMustBePaused

#TheShowMustBePaused

Hell yes, Black Lives Matter! We should not need to say this anymore. Damn straight they fucking matter. This shit-show needs to be shut down. The police need to be demilitarized and held accountable for their performance by the citizens they are supposed to protect. The president needs to be...

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Suburban Dance Radio for May 12, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for May 12, 2020

All vinyl special! Suburban Dance Radio is on every even Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. Shows will also appear for up to a month on my SoundCloud page. Musicians...

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Suburban Dance Radio for April 28, 2020

Suburban Dance Radio for April 28, 2020

I have returned to the airwaves. Suburban Dance Radio is on every even Tuesday on KOWS Community Radio 92.5 FM in Santa Rosa, CA at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming online. I am archiving shows on Mixcloud about a week later. Shows will also appear for up to a month on my SoundCloud page...

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Bring a Box of Donuts to Work Today

Bring a Box of Donuts to Work Today

OK. More likely than not you are not bringing in a box of anything to share with anyone at anything like an office, but today is the day that I re-release my 1997 cassette LP thing Master of the Pandowdie out into the world. So, that is very special to me. It is a sloppy

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Suburban Dance Radio is on KOWS 92.5FM

Suburban Dance Radio is on KOWS 92.5FM

I started doing a regular radio show again, since club DJ gigs are hard to come by… Massive thanks to Don Campau and the folks at KOWS Community Radio in Santa Rosa, CA for letting me do my thing. I’m on every even Tuesday on 92.5 FM at 8pm up in Sonoma County and streaming

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2019 Year In Review

2019 Year In Review

It has certainly been a tumultuous year here at Wow Cool. Not least of all because the physical “here” has changed. Sadly the Wow Cool Alternative Comics physical shop in Cupertino, California closed its doors after six great years. We also left the offices that we had been in for...

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New Short Film About Extinction Rebellion

New Short Film About Extinction Rebellion

Decades of inadequate political action have led to a climate and ecological emergency that poses an unprecedented existential threat to humanity and all life on Earth — “politics as usual” will not meet the challenge we face. This new film with an exclusive soundtrack from Massive Attack...

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New nickname: Rebel Live Set and T-Shirt Out Now

New nickname: Rebel Live Set and T-Shirt Out Now

On Sunday August 18, Wow Cool house band nickname: Rebel—in the form of founding members Marc Arsenault and Michael Keegan—played their first show in eight years. We can’t believe it’s been that long either. California’s Capital City welcomed us back for an early afternoon set...

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Warm Apparitions by Scientific Maps Out Now

Warm Apparitions by Scientific Maps Out Now

Aaron Smith’s long-running post-Stars of Rock project Scientific Maps has dropped a new LP into the world today. Warm Apparitions is comprised of 13 new songs, and it’s on Seehurst Records. All songs written, performed and recorded by Aaron Smith. Recorded onto a broken laptop in...

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Steven Cerio’s ABC Book – A Drug Primer

Steven Cerio’s ABC Book – A Drug Primer

Steven Cerio’s ABC Book – A Drug Primer first appeared some two decades ago as a slim hardcover book from the late Gates of Heck Press. It took you on a trip from A for “Angel Dust” to Z for “Zoloft”.  The satiric psychedelic tome went on to win a Firecracker...

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New on Wow Cool

New on Wow Cool

In like a lion! The big news this week is that we have added Zippy the Pinhead by Bill Griffith to the site. Read it everyday in full color. Strips are archived for two weeks. We also have many new reviews, features & new books, comics and zines. Recent posts on Wow Cool Preorder Dylan...

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Links Keep Tumbling Down

Links Keep Tumbling Down

It’s been a couple of months since the last installment of the ‘something good to read on a Sunday’ linkdown bonanza. We’ll see how far we can get down the accumulated backlog of goodness assembled in that interim. How far down the rabbit hole can you go? Art: A Hundred...

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boosterbub Three Album Set Released

boosterbub Three Album Set Released

Former Brown Cuts Neighbors member Rob Goodale has release a three album set as free downloads on Bandcamp today under the name boosterbub. Rob was also a member of the Oakland groups Live Free or Die and Krebstar in the late 1990s. There is a massive quantity of recordings of me and Rob and a...

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Steven Cerio 1990s Schenectady Session Released

Steven Cerio 1990s Schenectady Session Released

Officially out today is this freshly-remastered five song set by Steven Cerio with Marc Arsenault and Jason Martin of Brown Cuts Neighbors in the late 1990s. Recorded and mixed by Jason Martin at Und Grumm in Schenectady New York. Lyrics and cover art by Steven Cerio. Originally included as part...

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Wow Cool Releases Debut gritboy Single Fluer AF

Wow Cool Releases Debut gritboy Single Fluer AF

Out today on Bandcamp (elsewhere soon) is the debut single from gritboy. Reprobate ex-radio DJ, electronic music dabbler, collector of exotic instruments and avid field recorder. gritboy is this site’s proprietor Marc Arsenault hiding behind a digital persona. Album to follow soon-ish...

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Brown Cuts Neighbors Plasm Spoon Reissue

Brown Cuts Neighbors Plasm Spoon Reissue

Legend has it that there were two siblings aged four and six growing up together in a house on Balltown Road in Schenectady, New York in 1980 that acquired a magic machine that could record sounds onto strips of plastic. Their names were Jason and Colleen Martin. They took the prophecy of the...

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Welcome to the Show It is Starting Now

Welcome to the Show It is Starting Now

I’m not going to hold your hand on these. It’s been a long week. Go click some links and stare at some stuff. Stop by my shop later today and we can chew the fat about it. Tempeh if you’re vegan. Firstly: Variety has A First Look at: Alan Moore’s ‘The Show,’ Starring Tom Burke...

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