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New music including Alice Glass, The Preatures, Daughter and Kelela on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Aug. 18, 2017, at 9:59 a.m.
New tracks from The Horrors, Liam Gallagher, Queens Of The Stone Age and Cut Copy debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set rounded up some of the standout songs of the year 1993.
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New music including Bully, Grace Mitchell, The War On Drugs and Alice Merton on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Aug. 13, 2017, at 6:46 p.m.
New tracks from Arcade Fire, Vera Blue and Frankie Rose premiered on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on college rock classics from the year 1986, in honor of the new deluxe reissue of The Smiths’ classic “The Queen Is Dead” that’s due out this October.
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New music including Purity Ring, Belle and Sebastian, Benjamin Gibbard and Sylvan Esso on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Aug. 06, 2017, at 10:37 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from The War On Drugs, Susanne Sundfør and Lana Del Rey on this week’s show, while the retro alternative set looked back at some alt-rock radio favorites from the year 1995.
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New music including Vera Blue, The War On Drugs, Wolf Parade and Lana Del Rey on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on July 29, 2017, at 10:33 a.m.
I debuted new tracks from Arcade Fire, Grizzly Bear and Broken Social Scene on this week’s show, while the retro alternative set looked back to some musical highlights from the year 2006.
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New music including Nine Inch Nails, Frankie Rose, Garbage and Empress Of on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on July 19, 2017, at 6:28 p.m.
New tracks from Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Grace Mitchell and Billie Eilish premiered on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back to some highlights from the year 2003.
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New music including St. Vincent, Cut Copy, Cults and Billie Eilish on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on July 13, 2017, at 7:01 p.m.
New tracks from Matthew Dear, Haim, Coldplay, Wolf Alice and Broken Social Scene debuted on the show this week, while we took a look back at some pre-Y2K music with a set of alt-rock songs from the year 1999.
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New music including Hercules & Love Affair, Beth Ditto, Haim and Parcels on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on June 28, 2017, at 6:41 p.m.
New tracks from Radiohead, Grizzly Bear and Haim debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set featured some of the best punk and heavier underground music of the year 1984.
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New music including Queens Of The Stone Age, Ride, Gorillaz and The Horrors on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on June 21, 2017, at 12:32 p.m.
New tracks from Arcade Fire, Lorde and Washed Out debuted on the show this week, while the retro set looked back at the year 1979 with a mix of punk and New Wave as well as more mainstream artists whose albums from that year revealed the influence of those new musical movements.
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New music including Susanne Sundfør, Liv, Zola Jesus and Death From Above 1979 on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on June 15, 2017, at 7:54 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from Lorde, Waxahatchee and Phoenix on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back to a crop of modern rock radio hits from the year 1990.
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New music including Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The War On Drugs and Liam Gallagher on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on June 09, 2017, at 11:18 a.m.
New tracks from The Japanese House, Lo Moon and Todd Terje debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at some modern rock hits from the year 1986.
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New music including Washed Out, Grace Mitchell, Lorde and Alt-J on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on May 31, 2017, at 2:31 p.m.
New tracks from !!!, Slowdive and Mew debuted on the show this week, while I continued preparing for the big 20th anniversary reissue of Radiohead’s “OK Computer” with a set of Thom Yorke guest appearances on other artists’ songs.
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New music including Beach House, Courtney Barnett, Miya Folick and Local Natives on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on May 24, 2017, at 6:36 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from Grizzly Bear, Phoenix and !!! on the show this week, while the retro alternative set paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell.
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New music including The National, Kacy Hill, Fleet Foxes and Perfume Genius on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on May 18, 2017, at 3:07 p.m.
New tunes from Perfume Genius, Lana Del Rey and Gorillaz debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set continued to explore the ’97-’98 era of Radiohead’s “OK Computer” with a set of tracks from 1998.
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New music including LCD Soundsystem, Haim, Grizzly Bear and !!! on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on May 10, 2017, at 4:36 p.m.
I debuted new tracks from The Afghan Whigs, Beth Ditto and Feist on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on songs from the year 1997, in honor of the big 20th anniversary reissue of Radiohead’s landmark “OK Computer.”
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New music including Phoenix, The Afghan Whigs, The Japanese House and Future Islands on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on May 03, 2017, at 3:33 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from Gorillaz, Sylvan Esso and Slowdive on the show this week, while the retro set explored alternative rock classics from the year 1990.
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New music including The War On Drugs, Waxahatchee, MØ and The New Pornographers on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on April 26, 2017, at 8:57 p.m.
I debuted new tracks from The Courtneys, Sylvan Esso and Mew on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back to the mid-2000s for a set of blog house (blog haus?) classics.
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New music including Bishop Briggs, Mew, Pale Waves and Harry Styles on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on April 20, 2017, at 8:02 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from Soulwax, Jay Som, Future Islands and Little Dragon on the show this week, while the retro alternative set compiled some of the best tracks from the golden age of ’90s electronica.
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New music including Beth Ditto, Grace Mitchell, LP and All We Are on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on April 11, 2017, at 7:44 p.m.
New tracks from Banks, Feist, Alt-J and The Jesus & Mary Chain debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set concludes a two-week look at some of the artists featured in Pitchfork’s recent 50 Best Britpop Albums list.
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New music including Broken Social Scene, Slowdive, Tei Shi and The Courtneys on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on April 05, 2017, at 2:26 p.m.
I premiered new songs from Bleached, Real Estate, Soulwax and Goldfrapp on the show this week, while the retro alternative set took inspiration from Pitchfork’s new list of the 50 Best Britpop Albums.

The recipe that might convince you to make Indian food at home

By Travis Gass on April 05, 2017, at 6:20 a.m.
Are you up for some kitchen therapy? You’re in — if you like Indian food, but don’t cook that much of it at home, either because it calls for ingredients you don’t have or ones you don’t think you’ll use that often.