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About Spool Going Round

If you like my blog and have access to programming and would like to do a radio/internet show together, please contact me. spoolgoinground@yahoo.com My name is Mike. I am an on-air radio DJ. I fell in love with radio in Chicago and then took that passion to someplace where I could actually get on the air. My travels took me to Seattle, WA, Eugene and Portland, OR and Washington D.C., where I was able to have my own morning show. I've had crab cakes with Warren Zevon, sat backstage with Sting, had Melissa Etheridge sing to me from the front row and I loved every minute of it. That passion for music still burns strong in me and I love to talk music and be turned on to music. Sharing new music with people is what got me interested in radio in the first place. It is wonderful to be able to talk music with you. "Go ahead you're on the air..." Read more: http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/spool-going-round/about-spool-going-round.html#ixzz1Bfx7V0ug

Best band interview ever? Zane Lowe sits down with the biggest band in the world

I have always admired Zane Lowe from afar. He is a DJ and he knows his music. I have seen his interviews with Morrissey and others and they have been okay. I think what I admire the most, is that … Continue reading

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Spool Going Round Radio Playlist 7/17/17

New music this week from The Drums, Jason Isbell and the 400 unit, Armstrongs, and Liam Gallagher solo.  

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Super Heroes from the Moon

I was just reading this on my superhero, Mr. Moon. What would he be called; Mr. Moon? Drummer Boy? Moon Man? This was a recollection of events from The Who’s 1967 tour of America when they were the opening act … Continue reading

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Spool Going Round Radio Playlist 7/3/17

Are you listening to Spool Going Round Radio? Setlists put together by the DJ because he digs the tunes and loves how they flow together.     

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You can’t underestimate Thrill Kill Kult’s influence on My Life

They are celebrating 30 years together by playing two seminal albums on tour.  “Confessions of a Knife” and “I See Good Spirits and I see Bad Spirits.” I used to buy my import records from Groovy Man at Wax Trax … Continue reading

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Lo Moon plays Barboza in Seattle on Sunday

Great idea for Father’s day. I have only heard two songs from  Lo Moon but they are incredible. So great to hear the spirit of one of my favorite bands, which is Talk Talk, in this new band just starting … Continue reading

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Hatchie brings back that dreamy Cocteau Twins sound we miss so much

Hariette Pilbeam, from Brisbane, Australia, goes by the moniker, Hatchie.  Hatchie is very Catchie.  Great song for summer. Since it’s release last month, “Try” has been making waves in Australia, getting championed by Triple J and making it’s way onto … Continue reading

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Spool Going Round Radio Playlist from KPTZ 91.9 FM

  Available for playback for the next 2 weeks at radiofreeamerica.com

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Spool Going Round Radio Playlist from KPTZ 91.9fm

Listen to this show for the next 2 weeks here CLICK HERE then click on the play button Mike @ Spool Going Round  

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U2 Come to look for America in 2017 US Opener

U2 Come to look for America in 2017 US Opener Last night at CenturyLink field in Seattle I saw the best performance of the Joshua Tree, which came out 30 years ago.  I saw 3 shows on the original Joshua … Continue reading

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