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Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child Playlists

Indie music for indie kids, distributed by PRX.

Episodes

  • 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

  • 2019-02-24 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Feb 25 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Flying V Groundwork Music Project in-studio The Gourds - Education Song [KUTX - Sara Quintanar - Itsy Bitsy [WJFF/KCMJ - Kimya Dawson - Little Monster Babies 2nd set KB Whirly - Your Tiny Hands (new) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Candyband - Ken Lost His Head Mike Park - Apples Are My Favorite Alkaline Trio - Movin’ Right Along Red Yarn - Grizzly Bear Diet Cig - Together We Can Conqu...more

  • 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