Podcast

Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child Playlists

Indie music for indie kids, distributed by PRX.

Episodes

  • 2019-02-17 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Feb 18 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - My Name is Kingof Socks Lead Belly - Rock Island Line ID Mister G - Big Old World Dan Zanes & Friends - Wonder Wheel Little Roots - Hop and Stop ID Lucas Miller - Livin’ in a Wetland [KUTX - Jeremy Messersmith - I’m a Snowflake Baby [WJFF/KCMJ - Evan & Vanessa - Libro de Colorear 2nd set Lucy Kalantari - I Know a Little Fellow ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID The Not-Its! - Staring C...more

  • 2019-02-10 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Feb 11 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Fibber Island Shine & the Moonbeams - Shake for Eight ID Gladys Knight and the Pips - Friendship Train Bonga & the Vodou Drums of Haiti - Activity ID Wade Marcus - Spinning Wheel Michael Franti & Spearhead - Sound of Sunshine [KUTX - Bruce Springsteen - Pay Me My Money Down [WJFF/KCMJ - Secret Agent 23 Skidoo - Mysterious 2nd set Nina Simone - You Can Sing a Rainbow ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants -...more

  • 2019-02-03 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Feb 04 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - I Am Not Your Broom Ella Jenkins - Hill Was Steep and Tall Jazzy Ash - Coming Around the Mountain ID SaulPaul - Rise Ella Fitzgerald - Melinda the Mousie ID Baby Loves Jazz - You Are My Sunshine [WJFF/KCMJ - Sam Hinton - Three Foolish Piglets 2nd set Bill Withers - Lovely Day ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Fishbone - Everyday Sunshine Michael Franti & Spearhead - Hey World (Remote ...more

  • 2019-01-27 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jan 28 2019

    Thanks to Franz Nicolay for guest hosting! 1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID (longer) Toy Dolls - Nellie The Elephant I Love Mud - Rick Charette ID Moses Supposes - Singing in the Rain Abominable Snowman in the Market - J Richman Miracle Birth - Debutante Hour ID (longer) 1,2,3,4 (Sesame St version) - Feist [KUTX - Frances England - Where Do They Go? [WJFF/KCMJ - Elizabeth Mitchell - Freight Train 2nd set [no prep to rock] Bananaphone - Rhonda Vincent A-Tisket, A Tasket...more

  • 2019-01-20 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jan 21 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Electric Car (w/ Robin Goldwasser) Justin Roberts - Count Them As They Go ID Willie Nelson - I’m My Own Grandpa Rosey Grier - It’s All Right to Cry ID [Wow in the World 2/3 Paramount] The Pop Ups - Miss Elephant’s Gerald [KUTX - Moondog - Tap Dance [WJFF/KCMJ - Barenaked Ladies - The Other Day I Met A Bear 2nd set Gustafer Yellowgold - A Shadow ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Boogers - This Land Is ...more

  • 2019-01-13 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jan 14 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Why Does the Sun Shine? (live) (new) Erin Ivey - Anchor (in-studio) ID Frances England - Not Just My Sister Dan Zanes - Bright Morning Song (new) ID Adam Levy - My Identity (in-studio at WMCN) [KUTX - Steve Weeks - Fred the Fish [WJFF/KCMJ - Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up (extended mix) 2nd set Scott Keever - That Was The Time That Was (new) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID The Not-Its! - Hide & Se...more

  • 2019-01-06 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jan 07 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Hovering Sombrero Barbara Brousal - I Wonder The Quiet Ones - Invisible Trousers ID Soul Asylum - Never Really Been Steve Songs - Orangutan Van ID The real Tuesday Weld - I Love the Rain [KUTX - Telephone Company - I-C-E C-R-E-A-M [WJFF/KCMJ - Sara Quintanar - Escala Musical 2nd set Kate Oliver - Passing Clouds (new) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID The Not-Its! - Great to Be a Kid Bad Moves -...more

  • 2018-12-30 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 31 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Happy Doesn’t Have to Have an Ending Flans ID Emily Arrow - Auld Lang Syne & This Is Your Year Okee Dokee Brothers - New Years (new) ID Gustafer Yellowgold - New is the New Old Vagabond Opera - New Year’s Eve in a Haunted House ID Elizabeth Mitchell - January, February (Last Month of the Year) [KUTX - Asylum Street Spankers - Sidekick (in-studio) [WJFF/KCMJ - Cathy & Marcy w/ Christylez Bacon - New River Tra...more

  • 2018-12-23 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 24 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Put It to the Test Evan and Vanessa - En Nuestro Mundo No Hay Extranjeros (in our world there are no strangers) (new) ID Quiet Company - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Lead Belly - Christmas is A-Coming Old 97’s - Up on the Housetop (new) ID The Sweetback Sisters - Christmas Island [KUTX - [WJFF/KCMJ - Jare-Bear - Coming Home 2nd set Greg Dulli - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (new) ID (prep to roc...more

  • 2018-12-16 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 17 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Oh Tannenbaum Asylum Street Spankers - Silent Night Asylum Street Spankers - You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch ID Old 97’s - Wintertime in the City (new) Elizabeth Mitchell - Great Big Stars Emily Arrow - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (new) The Nat King Cole Trio - All I Want for Christmas ID Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - White Christmas [KUTX - Kishi Bashi - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) [WJFF/KCMJ -...more

  • 2018-12-09 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 10 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Number Two Dan Zanes - Welcome Table ID Evan and Vanessa - Sol Sol Sol (new) Danny Weinkauf - We Love to Verb (new) (feat. Tina Kenny) ID Craig Finn - Forever Young (Studio 1A) [KUTX - Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly - To the Woods [WJFF/KCMJ - Phoebe Lichty - Thingamajig 2nd set Elizabeth Mitchell - I Wish You Well ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID The Levees - How Do You Spell Channukkahh The Jimm...more

  • 2018-12-02 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 03 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Why Does the Sun Shine? (live) Steve Weeks - A Little Sunshine (new) ID Gustafer Yellowgold - I’m From the Sun Elizabeth Mitchell - Keep on the Sunnyside (feat. Amy & Levon Helm) ID Baby Loves Jazz - You Are My Sunshine [KUTX - Johnny Cash - One And One Makes Two [WJFF/KCMJ - Ella Fitzgerald - Don’t Fence Me In 2nd set Justin Roberts - Great Big Sun ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Polyphonic...more

  • 2018-11-25 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Nov 26 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Solid Liquid Gas Dean Jones feat. Shamsi Ruhe - Stand With Me ID Mi Amigo Hamlet - Thankful Vered - Thank you Charity & the JAMband - Grateful ID Elizabeth Mitchell - Gracias Mil [KUTX - The Go! Team - Everyone’s a VIP to Someone [WJFF/KCMJ - Suzi Slezak - Talis Canon 2nd set Laurie Berkner - (I’m Gonna Eat) On Thanksgiving Day ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Big Star - Thank You Friends The ...more

  • 2018-11-18 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Nov 19 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Free to Be You and Me Marcy Gregoire - Spittin’ Seeds Scott Keever - Gotas de Rocio (new) ID Sulinha - Elephants in the Jungle (new) Lori Henriques - Everything You Do (new) ID Ralph’s World - Time Machine Guitar (live at ACL) [KUTX - Kate Oliver - The Thank You Song [WJFF/KCMJ - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Long Walk to Freedom 2nd set Lunch Money - Somehow a Frog Finds a Pond ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare ...more

  • 2018-11-11 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Nov 12 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Older (in-studio) Velvet Underground - I’m Sticking WIth You ID (DRC birthday) Zee Avi - Rainbow Connection SaulPaul - Rise Remix (new) Mister G - Moonbeams (new) ID Mates of State - I Am a Scientist [KUTX - Jonathan Richman - Roadrunner [WJFF/KCMJ - Jonathan Richman - Roadrunner/Laurie Berkner - Down Down Baby 2nd set Kate Oliver - The Amygdala Song (new) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID The No...more

  • 2018-11-04 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Nov 05 2018

    Thanks to Koo Koo Kanga Roo for guest DJing! 1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Vote or Don’t wgc ID [Richmond and Vienna VA this week, Austin 11/16, Seattle 12/4] Koo Koo Kanga Roo guest DJ set: ID1 Aquabats - Super Rad Gogol Bordello - Start Wearing Purple ID2 Zibra Zibra - Lions on the Astroturf Flight of the Conchords - Robots ID3.1 [KUTX - Elena Moon Park - DiuDiuDeung [WJFF/KCMJ - Mates of State - Goods (All in Your Head) 2nd set NO PREP...more

  • 2018-10-28 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 29 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Insect Hospital Ants Ants Ants in-studio [KUTX - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Small Axe/Medeski Martin & Wood - Hickory Dickory Dock [WJFF/KCMJ - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Small Axe/Medeski Martin & Wood - Hickory Dickory Dock/Moondog - Rimshot 2nd set ID Fids & Kamily Awards: 10. Gunnar Madsen - 10,000 Pancakes (I Am Your Food) 9. Red Yarn - Old Hen Cackled (Red Yarn’s Old Barn) ID 8. Josh Lovelace - Climb a Tree (...more

  • 2018-10-21 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 22 2018

    Check out Lisa Loeb playing Moon Star Pie over at Vuhaus! 1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Cowtown Loretta Lynn - High on a Mountain Top ID Lisa Loeb - Moon Star Pie (live at ACL) Lori Henriques feat. Joey Alexander - Brave as a Girl (new) Macho Nacho and Mouth Trumpet - States and Capitals ID Louis Armstrong - Jeepers Creepers [KUTX - Erin Ivey - Anchor (in-studio) [WJFF/KCMJ - Erin Ivey - Anchor (in-studio) 2nd set Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Ca...more

  • 2018-10-14 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 15 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Roy G. Biv Tony Pete - When I Grow up (new) ID Asylum Street Spankers - When I Grow Up Nathalia - When I Grow Up ID Lisa Loeb - The Disappointing Pancake [KUTX - Earth Wind & Fire - Shining Star [WJFF/KCMJ - Justin Roberts - All Eyes On You 2nd set Frances England - Blueberry Pancakes ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Bears and Lions - Pancakes Candy Band - Pancake Mountain Boogers - Gimme Some Pa...more

  • 2018-10-07 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 08 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Triops Has Three Eyes Mister G - Big Old World (new) Mi Amigo Hamlet - Cara Cabeza (new) ID Elizabeth Mitchell - Juan El Conejo Deedle Deedle Dees - A Song for Abigail Adams (SXSW 2013 version) ID David Gibb & Brady Rymer - Songs Across the Pond (new) [KUTX - Lori Henriques feat. Joey Alexander - Everything You Do (new) [WJFF/KCMJ - Lori Henriques feat. Joey Alexander - Everything You Do (new) 2nd set Sonia de la S...more

  • 2018-09-30 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 01 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - The Secret Life of Six ID Marian Call - No Paper Marian Call - in-studio Sonia de la Santos - Tan Feliz ID [KUTX - Father Goose - By and By [WJFF/KCMJ - Dan Zanes w/ Father Goose - Rattlin’ Bog 2nd set Frank Turner - Be More Kind ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID T. Rex - New York City The Boogers - (I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone Rats of Unusual Size - Sesame Street Fastbacks - One of These Things I...more

  • 2018-09-23 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Sep 24 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Istanbul (Not Constantinople) Okee Dokee Brothers - Slumberjack in a Snowstorm (premiere) ID Mister G- Me and You (new) Dan Zanes & Friends - Guitars to the Stars (new) Aretha Franklin - Let It Be ID Jazzy Ash - Tandem Bike [KUTX - Dan Wilson - Willie the King [WJFF/KCMJ - Dan Wilson - Willie the King 2nd set Frances England w/ Molly Ledford - Bicycle Built for Two ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID...more

  • 2018-09-16 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Sep 17 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Put It To The Test SaulPaul - Me, Gumby & My 6 String (new) ID (ACL) Red Yarn - Bile Them Cabbage (in-studio) Lucy Kalantari - Una Gran Familia (new) ID Sudan Archives - Come Meh Way [KUTX - Jonathan Richman - El UFO Man/Dean Jones - I Feel Like I Live in a Dream [WJFF/KCMJ - Jonathan Richman - El UFO Man/Dean Jones - I Feel Like I Live in a Dream 2nd set The Que Pastas - Helen Eileen (new) ID (prep to rock) TMBG -...more

  • 2018-09-09 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Sep 10 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Alphabet of Nations (in-studio) SaulPaul in-studio [KUTX - The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds [WJFF/KCMJ - The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds 2nd set Shawn Colvin - The Nut Tree (in-studio) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Todd McHatton - Let’s Do Something Cool (new, Hold Tight, Shine Bright) AC/DC - For Those About to Rock (We Salute You) AudraRox - Five Minutes More ID [WJFF/KCMJ - Old Crow Medicine ...more

  • 2018-09-02 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Sep 03 2018

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - The Bloodmobile Frances England - Good Day (new) ID Mister G - Sweet Summertime (feat. Charmaine Neville) (new) Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats - Sounds of Summer (new) Mike Phirman - Cat Cat Frog Frog ID (Hold Tight, Shine Bright, out now) Sugar Free Allstars - Down in Our Hearts (new) [KUTX - Elizabeth Mitchell & Suni Paz - Tu eres me sol [WJFF/KCMJ - Frente! - Open Up Your Heart and let the Sun Shine In 2nd set J...more