Podcast

Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child Playlists

Indie music for indie kids, distributed by PRX.

Episodes

  • 2019-08-18 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Aug 19 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Seven Days of the Week (I Never Go To Work) Caspar Babypants - Johnny Jackrabbit Jones (new) ID Asylum Street Spankers - Sidekick Josh Lovelace - You’ve Got Me and I’ve Got You (new) ID Baby Loves Jazz Band - You Are My Sunshine [KUTX - Renee & Jeremy - (I Wanna Be Like) Madam Curie [WJFF/KCMJ - Bill Withers - Lovely Day 2nd set Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis - This Will Be Our Year ID/prep to rock They Might Be Gi...more

  • 2019-08-11 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Aug 12 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - LMNO Laurie Berkner - Victor Vito Frank Black - Jumpin’ Beans ID Brian Eno - I’ll Come Running Sweet Honey in the Rock - Shoo Fly ID Cake - Mahna Mahna [KUTX - Asylum Street Spankers - Everybody Loves My Baby [WJFF/KCMJ - Cloud Cult - Help 2nd set Elizabeth Mitchell - Ladybug Picnic ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID CandyBand - Get Up Already Aquabats - Pizza Day The Mr. T Experience - U...more

  • 2019-08-04 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Aug 05 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Tippecanoe and Tyler Too (in-studio) Jeremy Messersmith - We All Do Better When We All Do Better Caspar Babypants - Rhymes With Orange (new) ID Ants Ants Ants - Robot, Robot (new) Moona Luna - Espejos ID Nina Simone - You Can Sing a Rainbow [KUTX - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Unkulunkulu Wethu [WJFF/KCMJ - 2nd set Marian Call - Blackbird ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Miss Paula & t...more

  • 2019-07-28 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jul 29 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - One Dozen Monkeys Schoolhouse Rock - Three is a Magic Number Kate Oliver - Breathing In, Breathing out ID Caspar Babypants - Noodles and Butter (new) Louis & Dan & the Invisible Band - Confused Animals ID Esperanza Spalding - Beautiful Dreamer (new) [KUTX - Mister G - Colores [WJFF/KCMJ - Madness - Our House 2nd set Lunch Money - Miniature Things ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Punk...more

  • 2019-07-21 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jul 22 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - A Shooting Star is Not a Star Rosanne Cash - Carrie (new) ID Johnny & the Raindrops - I’m Dreaming Vegetables The Binkees - Jangle Jangle Little Star Big Star - Thank You Friends ID Bhi Bhiman - Naive Melody [KUTX - Mi Amigo Hamlet - Go Go Go [WJFF/KCMJ - Heidi Swedberg - Little Birdie 2nd set Cat Doorman - Effervescing Elephant ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Fugazi - Waiting Room...more

  • 2019-07-14 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jul 15 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Meet James Ensor A Fine Frenzy - Life-size ID Josh Lovelace - You Are Loved (premiere) Ben Rudnick & Friends - Little Bitty Critter (new) Dan Zanes - Bloom Baby Bloom ID Brenda Kahn - Rocket to the Moon [KUTX - Bill Janovitz - The Farm Where Everyone Does What They Want To Do [WJFF/KCMJ - Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem - Zudio 2nd set Dixie Chicks - Lullaby ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Ro...more

  • 2019-07-07 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jul 08 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Thinking Machine The Watson Twins - Sweet Summer Days Billy Kelly - Put a Little Love in Your Heart ID Cat & A Bird - Bee Jive Elizabeth Mitchell - Phytoplankton ID Calliope Musicals - Lettters [KUTX - Moondog - Chaconne in G Major [WJFF/KCMJ - Dixie Chicks - Lullaby 2nd set Emily Arrow - I Wish You More Song ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID ScribbleMonster - Spare the Rock, Spoil th...more

  • 2019-06-30 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jul 01 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Apartment Four Tim & the Space Cadets - Last Turn Home ID Renee & Friends - Home Frances England - Home Jazzy Ash - Home SaulPaul feat. 123 Andres - Home ID Frank Turner - Rivers [KUTX - Gustafer Yellowgold - Slim Gets In ‘Em [WJFF/KCMJ - Joanie Leeds - Wimoweh 2nd set Harry & the Potters - Voldemort in Your Head (new) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID The Happy Racers - My N...more

  • 2019-06-23 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jun 24 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Out of a Tree Rachel Loshak - Oh Girl ID Kate Oliver - Breathing In, Breathing Out Father Goose - Iko Iko ID Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin’) [KUTX - [WJFF/KCMJ - Lucy Kalantari - Song for My Son 2nd set Sally Timms & Jon Langford - The Prettiest Star ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID CandyBand - Godzilla/Iron Man Matt & Kim - Daylight Apples in Stereo - Energy Adam &...more

  • 2019-06-16 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jun 17 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Even Numbers John & Mark - A Counting Error Songeez - Counting for Pleasure (new) ID 123 Andres - Collar de estrellas Elizabeth Mitchell - Down in the Valley ID Josh Lovelace - Sing a Song for Me (in-studio) [KUTX - Bunny Clogs - Potatoes with Problems [WJFF/KCMJ - The Boy Least Likely To - When Life Gives Me Lemons I Make Lemonade 2nd set Shawn Colvin - The Nut Tree (in-studio) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Gia...more

  • 2019-06-09 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jun 10 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Particle Man (Brass Band version) Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem - They All Ask’d For You Mates of State - 17 Pink Sugar Elephants ID Sarah Lee Guthrie & Family - Go Waggaloo Sam Cooke - Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha ID REM - Fall On Me [KUTX - Koo Koo Kanga Koo - Local Bowling League [WJFF/KCMJ - Steve Weeks - Change of Heart 2nd set Quiet Company - Are You a Mirror? (or a Window) ID/prep to rock They Might Be G...more

  • 2019-06-02 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jun 03 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID Flans ID They Might Be Giants - I Am Not Your Broom Trout Fishing in America in-studio [KUTX - ELO - Mr. Blue Sky [WJFF/KCMJ - Junkyard Symphony - Rumbledance 2nd set Dangnations - Steeple Full of Swallows ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Miss Paula & the CandyBandits - Alphabet Harry & the Potters - On the Importance of Media Literacy Under Authoritarian Rule (new) Dan Vapid - I Have a Thing About Trains ...more

  • 2019-05-26 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    May 27 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Boss of Me Stevie Wonder - 1-2-3 Sesame Street Mirah and Tara Jan O’Neill - Green Up Time ID Sunshine Collective - I Just Wanna Play Suz Slezak - Watching the Nighttime Come ID John & Mark - A Counting Error [KUTX - Massive Nights bumper [WJFF/KCMJ - Massive Nights bumper/Ozomatli - Math is Everywhere 2nd set Little Roots - Green Like a Garden ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID The Lu...more

  • 2019-05-19 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    May 20 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - In the Middle, In the Middle Lori Henriques - How Great Can This Day Be? Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Mbube The Lion Sleeps Tonight ID Laura Veirs - The Fox Lead Belly - Rock Island Line ID fIREHOSE - Walking the Cow [KUTX - The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23 [WJFF/KCMJ - The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23 2nd set Lianne Bassin - Everyone Grows (new) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare ...more

  • 2019-05-12 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    May 13 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Zeros Frank Turner - Be More Kind Kermit - Bein’ Green ID The Oot ’n’ Oots - Dust Pan OMC - How Bizarre ID Arcade Fire - Baby Mine (new) [KUTX - Mi Amigo Hamlet - Love [WJFF/KCMJ - Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly - Here Come the Trees 2nd set Andrew & Polly - Mom’s Name (new) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Chibi Kodama - Mother Dearest The RTTs - Turn It Up Mommy ScribbleMonster -...more

  • 2019-05-05 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    May 06 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Impossible Renee & Friends - Kindred (new) Tim Kubart ID Tim Kubart - Better (in-studio) ID Jack Forman - Give You a Call (new) Jellyfish - I Wanna Stay Home [KUTX - The Pop Ups - Up and Down [WJFF/KCMJ - Red Yarn - The Fox 2nd set Randy Kaplan - Shake it and Break it (new) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Nathalia - El Monstruo Verde (new) The Binkees - Sing with the Spirit Says Si...more

  • 2019-04-28 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Apr 28 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Insect Hospital Jazzy Ash - Firefly Elizabeth Street - Counting Fireflies ID Mister G - Fireflies (new) Laura Doherty - Firefly ID Michael Franti - Firefly [KUTX - The Deedle Deedle Dees - Do The Turnout [WJFF/KCMJ - Kimya Dawson - Sunbeams and Some Beans 2nd set Josh Lovelace - Climb a Tree (in-studio) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Punk for Families - 5 Little Speckled Frogs (new) L...more

  • 2019-04-21 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Apr 22 2019

    Thanks to Chelsea Clinton to chatting about her great new book! 1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - And Mom and Kid ID Interview with Chelsea Clinton Gustafer Yellowgold - Pancake Smackdown ID Kimya Dawson - We’re All Animals [KUTX - Los Lobos - Bare Necessities [WJFF/KCMJ - Michael Franti & Spearhead - Once a Day 2nd set Walter Martin w/ Matt Berninger - We Like the Zoo (‘Cause We’re Animals Too) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spar...more

  • 2019-04-14 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Apr 15 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Robot Parade Ella Fitzgerald - Two Little Men in a Flying Saucer ID Laura Freeman - Big City Little City Michael Franti & Spearhead - Life is Better With You Terrible Twos - When I Get to Eleven ID Kacey Musgraves - Heartache Song [KUTX - Dan Zanes & Friends - Pay Me My Money Down 2nd set Elizabeth Mitchell - This Land is Your Land ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Punk for Famili...more

  • 2019-04-07 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Apr 08 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Got Getting Up So Down The Al Cohn-Zoot Sims Quintet - Angel Eyes Lucky Band - Estrellita (new) ID Renee & Friends - High Hopes (new) Guided By Voices - Hold on Hope ID Cloud Cult - Hope [KUTX - [WJFF/KCMJ - Moondog - Choo Choo Lullaby 2nd set Angela James - Sailing (new) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Jonathan Coulton - The Princess Who Saved Herself Paul Westerberg - Love You in ...more

  • 2019-03-31 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    Apr 01 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - One Everything Bob Marley & the Wailers - Three Little Birds Little Mo’ McCoury - You’ve Got a Friend in Me ID Milkshake - Dance on My Shoes Elizabeth Mitchell - I Wish You Well ID Jad Fair - Old McDonald (in-studio) [KUTX - Asylum Street Spankers - Super Frog [WJFF/KCMJ - Justin Roberts - Polar Bear 2nd set Craig Finn - Forever Young ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID The Not-Its! - ...more

  • 2019-03-24 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Mar 25 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - And Mom And Kid Brett Peters from It Gets Better interview Storey Littleton & Marco Benevento - Life on Mars? Little Roots - Apple Tree ID Suz Slezak - Leather Winged Bat Trout Fishing in America ID Trout Fishing in America - Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers [KUTX - Frances England - Charlie Parker [WJFF/KCMJ - Lunch Money - Gingerbread Man 2nd set Sally Timms & Jon Langford - The Prettiest Star ID/prep to rock The...more

  • 2019-03-17 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Mar 18 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Elephants (feat. Danny Weinkauf) Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem - Bushel & a Peck ID In the Nick of Time - High Five Hive Okee Dokee Brothers - Lucy and Tighty ID Mister G - Four Footed Friend Little Roots - Fly Around ID Joe’s Backyard Band - Cities with Seagulls [KUTX - Dog on Fleas - Dumpling [WJFF/KCMJ - Gustafer Yellowgold - Thought Balloon 2nd set Alastair Moock w/ Elizabeth Mitchell - Take a Little Walk Wit...more

  • 2019-03-10 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Mar 11 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - I Am Not Your Broom The Submarines - My Darling Clementine Red Yarn - Did You Feed My Cow (feat. Jazzy Ash) ID Renee & Jeremy - Mama Papa Love Ella Fitzgerald w/ Chick Webb - A-Tisket, A-Tasket ID Rhythm Child - Riding on the Bus [KUTX - Elizabeth Mitchell - Ong Tal Sam (Little Spring) 2nd set Richard Julian - Spring is Just Around the Corner ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Miss Pau...more

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

    Mar 04 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Istanbul (Not Constantinople) Baby Lucy - Going Backwards Ants Ants Ants - Why Why Why? ID Barenaked Ladies - Louis Loon Cat & A Bird - Constellation Bound ID Aretha Franklin - Let It Be [KUTX - Lunch Money - Picking Teams [WJFF/KCMJ - Shine & the Moonbeams - Shake for Eight 2nd set Mates of State - Pink Sugar Elephants ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Alison Faith Levy - Like a...more