Articles by Travis Gass

 
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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.
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New music including Gorillaz, !!!, Bleached and Perfume Genius on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on March 29, 2017, at 1:41 p.m.
New tunes from Goldfrapp, Depeche Mode and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on some Britpop classics from the year 1994.
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New music including Feist, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Father John Misty and Alexandra Savior on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on March 21, 2017, at 5:40 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from Jay Som, The Shins and Spoon on the show this week, while the retro alternative set covered goth classics and synthpop from the year 1982.
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New music including Fleet Foxes, Soulwax, Jay Som and The Shins on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on March 14, 2017, at 5:32 p.m.
New tracks from Real Estate, Goldfrapp and Depeche Mode debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back 10 years to some of the great music released in 2007.
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New music including Lorde, Alt-J, The Drums and Sylvan Esso on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on March 08, 2017, at 10:09 a.m.
I debuted new tracks from Coldplay, Father John Misty and The Shins on the show this week, while the retro alternative set went way back to the year 1971 (with a few quick detours to ’69 and ’70!) to explore early tunes from Bowie, The Velvet Underground, T. Rex and others.
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New music including Billie Eilish, Ride, Dirty Projectors and Spoon on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Feb. 28, 2017, at 8:29 p.m.
New tunes from The New Pornographers, Maggie Rogers and Health debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at a bunch of great modern rock radio hits from the year 1995.
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New music including Lana Del Rey, Maggie Rogers, Little Dragon and Health on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Feb. 21, 2017, at 4:39 p.m.
I debuted new tracks from The Shins, Mew and Muna on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on music from the year 2002.
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New music including Depeche Mode, Future Islands, Blondie and Cold War Kids on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Feb. 08, 2017, at 2:32 p.m.
I premiered new songs from Muna, Anohni and Cloud Nothings on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at some Modern Rock radio hits from the year 1993.
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New music including Father John Misty, Real Estate, Mew and The New Pornographers on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Jan. 31, 2017, at 3 p.m.
I debuted new tracks from The Orwells, Georgia and Vitalic on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on some New Wave classics from the peak punk year of 1978.
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New music including Arcade Fire, Goldfrapp, Gorillaz and Spoon on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Jan. 24, 2017, at 6:14 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from Angel Olsen, Japandroids and Vitalic on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at some standout alt-rock and college radio favorites from the year 1998.
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New music including Slowdive, Vitalic, Grace Mitchell and Japandroids on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:04 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from The Flaming Lips, Priests and The xx on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on some mostly forgotten modern rock radio hits from the late ’80s and early ’90s.
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New music including The Shins, Jens Lekman, London Grammar and Dirty Projectors on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Jan. 10, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
I debuted new tracks from Nine Inch Nails and Sohn on the show this week, while the retro alternative set explored some classics of ’80s synthpop.
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New music including Nine Inch Nails, The xx and Justice on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Jan. 03, 2017, at 1:03 p.m.
I kicked off the new year with songs by a number of artists expected to release new music in 2017, including Arcade Fire, Spoon, Lana Del Rey and LCD Soundsystem, while the retro alternative set paid tribute to the late George Michael.