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On 6.26.13, Radio Ruta welcomed to Alternative Sounds for Your Head, Scott Lucas from Scott Lucas & the Married Men and Local H. Ruta and Scott discuss his new EP with the Married Men Cruel Summer, directing his own music videos, and what music Scott likes to listen to at FULL Volume. Check it out here. Radio Ruta’s interview with Jon Langford is now available for download!!!

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radioruta playlist 3.8.17
Another Girl – Wild Belle

I Don’t Know How – Best Coast

Running Wild – La Sera

For Kicks – Metric

Red Hand – Screaming Females

Hang On To The Night – Tegan & Sara

Don’t Break Me Down – The Donna’s

Chinatown – Girlpool

Doll Parts – Hole

Leave You With A Letter – Black Belles

I’m A Man Too – Death Valley Girls

Royal Jelly – Deap Vally

I Got Nothing – Dum Dum Girls

Lost Boys – Summer Girlfriends

Rattlesnake – St Vincent

High Tide Low Tide – The Vaselines

Yes I Know – The Pack AD

Rough Detective – Dead Weather

City’s Full – Savages

No Anthems – Sleater Kinney

Zero – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

I Know What Boys Like – The Waitresses

Dre – Warpaint

Chains – Sons & Daughters

Pack It Up – The Pretenders

radioruta playlist 3.1.17

Milwaukee – The Both

Chicago At Night – Spoon

New York – The Molochs

Washington State Is Important – Landlady

Detroit – Red Hot Chili Peppers

BloodBuzz Ohio – The National

Palestine Texas – T Bone Burnett

California – Grimes

In Manchester – Wire

Mt Washington – Local Natives

Chicago – Sufjan Stevens

California Hills – Ty Segall

Drivin’ Out Of Nashville – Shemkeia Copeland

Give My Love To London – Marianne Faitfull

New York Morning – Elbow

Los Angeles – The Pack AD

Let England Shake – PJ Harvey

Night Flight To Paris – Local H

Via Chicago – Wilco

Pittsburgh – Mason Jennings

Halfway To Hollywood – Dick Prall

St Louis Elegy – Mark Lanegan Band

Minnesota WI – Bon Iver

Londaon Calling – The Clash

radioruta playlist 2.15.17
Radio On – Ex Hex
Trash – Bully
Portuguese Knife Fight – Cage The Elephant
Phantom Shore – The Helio Sequence
Dean’s Room – Allison Crutchfield
Ramblin’ Man – Isobell Campbell & Mark Lanegan
Middle Child – Sallie Ford
X Ray Man – Liz Phair
Home Is A Fire – Death Cab For Cutie
Funny Little Tragedy – Govt Mule & Elvis Costello
Pretty In Pink – Psychedelic Furs
To Turn You On – Robyn Hitchcock
Would That Not Be Nice – Divine Fits
Firebrand & Angel – Elbow
Shut In – Strand Of Oaks
Duty Free – Ike Reilly
Mind At Large – Brett Newski
Write About Love – Belle & Sebastian
Second Chance – Liam Finn
Prince Johnny – St Vincent
Flesh & Blood – Beth Orton
Cat On The Wall – PJ Harvey
Needles – The Pack AD

radioruta playlist 2.8.17
Young Again – Paul Banks
Best Friend – White Mystery
Belly Of The Beast – Grimes
Will Do – TV On The Radio
Garage – Brett Newski
New York – The Molochs
Nowhere Man – Paul Westerberg
Loneliness Is Power – Sallie Ford
All That I Know – The Get Up Kids
Time In The World – Colleen Green
It All Feels The Same – Tennis
Let England Shake – PJ Harvey
Joey – Local H
Dazed By You – PINS
My Boys – Twin Peaks
Dino Jay – Surfer Blood
Sweet Dreams TN – The Last Shadow Puppets
Hot Thoughts – Spoon
My Affected Accent – Jonathan Richman
Black Sand – Jenny Lewis
Radio Kids – Strand Of Oaks
Boundaries – Low Barlow
A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop – Neil Young
Overpowered By Funk – The Clash
These Boots – Parquet Courts
Do The Death Slide! – Ike Reilly

radioruta playlist 1.18.17
Someday – The Growlers
Boys In The Wood – The Black Lips
Hunger Of The Pine – Alt-J
Running Wild – La Sera
This Time I Was Right – Harriet
I Can’t Wait – My Morning Jacket
40 Days 40 Fights – Badly Drawn Boy
Goin Down – Dinosaur Jr
Stabler – The Prettiots
Memory – The Violent Femmes
Marching Orders – The New Pornographers
Summer Of Love – Waxahatchee
Into You – Secret Colours
Don’t Rush – Tegan & Sara
Keep Believing – Bob Mould
Mammoth – Interpol
Caught In One – Dum Dum Girls
Luminous Times – U2
Note From Dever Int’l Airport – Ike Reilly
My Eyes Are Blue – Dean Wareham
High Ball Stepper – Jack White
Knives Out – Radiohead
Zebra – Beach House
Out Of Mind – DIIV
No Girl No Sweet -PJ Harvey

Radioruta playlist 1.4.17 Female Voice

Big Tall Man – Liz Phair

Gold Lion – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Honky Tonk Horror – The Black Belles

The Man You Are – Pretenders

I Want To Grow Up – Colleen Green

Death Valley Boogie – Death Valley Girls

The End – Vivian Girls

I Want To – Best Coast

Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Patti Smith

Snow – Beth Orton

You For Me – Frankie Rose

Blame The Stylist – Juliana Hatfield

Ballad of Big Nothing – Julien Baker

When She Comes – EMA

Ideal World – Girlpool

Honeymooning Alone – Bat For Lashes

I Love You But I’m Lost – Sharon Van Etten

Diving Bell – Kristin Hersh

Yes I Know – The Pack AD

Meticulous Bird – Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

Handed Love – Corin Tucker Band

Post Funk – Deap Vally

Rattlesnake – St Vincent

Shut Up Kiss Me – Angel Olsen

The Letter – PJ Harvey

Drive The Night – Kristin Kontrol

I’m Not Your Hero – Tegan & Sara

We Never Tell – Garbage

Retreat! – Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

radioruta playlist 12.28.16

Someday – The Growlers

True Love Waits – Radiohead

Society Is My Friend – Kurt Vile

Bullet The Blue Sky – U2

Every Tear Disappears – St Vincent

Like It Too Much – Kaiser Chiefs

You Are Free – Jimmy Eat World

What Blue – Tragically Hip

6AM – Fitz & The Tantrums

Born On Fire – Ike Reilly

Amerika – Young The Giant

We All Die Trying To Get It Right – Vance Joy

Perfect Day – Lou Reed

Rough Detective – Dead Weather

Elevator Music – Beck

People Who Died – Jim Carroll Band

Anthrocene – Nick Cave

Give It Up – Angel Olsen

Supermoon – Case/Lang/Viers

Drive – Britta Phillips

Sleepin Light – EL VY

Wonderland – Kristin Hersh

Next To Kin – Conor Oberst

Everyone Alive – Local H

radioruta playlist 11.23.16

Rainbow’s Run – King Tuff

We Want The Airwaves – The Ramones

Been Caught Stealing – Jane’s Addiction

Birthday – Mission Of Burma

Let’s Go Home – Best Coast

Lucifer & God – Bob Mould

Stop Breathing – Pavement

The Nights Of Wine & Roses – Japandriods

White Spiders – White Mystery

Mile Markers – Dead Weather

Turn Up – The Heavy

White Belt Boys – Local H

Life Or Death – Helmet

Vulture – Iggy Pop

Christmas Is – Run DMC

The Man You Are – Pretenders

Gold Sounds – Nada Surf

Just Another Christmas – Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

Where Is The Love – Lee Fields & The Expressions

The Bride’s Dad – Hamilton Leithauser

Sorrow -The National

Never Be Mine – Angel Olsen

Hello Trust No One – The Julie Ruin

Heaven – Frankie Rose

Movement – LCD Soundsystem

Hard Sleep – Peter Bjorn & John

My Love Is Real – Divine Fits

Survivalism – NIN

radioruta playlist 11.9.16

Clampdown – The Clash

Evil – Grinderman

Take The Power Back – Rage Against The Machine

People Have The Power – Patti Smith

Danger – Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Trash – Bully

Talkin’ ‘Bout A Revolution – Living Colour

They Saved Reagan’s Brain – Local H

Christ For President – Billy Bragg & Wilco

Dear Mr President – Fitz & The Tantrums

Wish I Knew You – The Revivalists

Around The World – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Dinner With The President – The Evens

A 1000 Times – Hamilton Leithauser

Natural Selection – Animal Collective

The Man Who Would Be King – The Libertines

Panic – The Smiths

Weight Of The World – BRMC

Redemption Song – Joe Strummer

Demons Out – Art Brut

The Streets Of America – Bad Religion

He’s A Whore – Cheap Trick

Everything Is Gonna Be Alright – Ike Reilly

Machine Gun Blues – Social Distortion

Political World – Carolina Chocolate Drops

Masters Of War – Pearl Jam

radioruta playlist 10.26.16 Halloween songs

Season Of The Witch – Heretix

Spooky Girlfriend – Elvis Costello

I Drink Blood – Rocket From The Crypt

Voodoo Idol – The Cramps

Man With The X Ray Eyes – Jarvis Humby

She’s A Monster – The Stem

Halloween – Siouxsie & The Banshees

Halloween All Year – The Orwells

All I Want For Xmas Is Halloween – Happy Fangs

The Devils Inside Me – The Vaselines

The Creature Stole My Surfboard – Dead Elvi

Night Of The Lotus Eaters – Nick Cave

Til The Following Night – Lord Sutch

Ghost & Creatures – Telekinesis

Seven Devils – Florence & The Machine

Everyday Is Halloween – Ministry

Bela Lugosi’s Dead – Bauhaus

Vampire Girl – Jonathan Richman

Rockin’ Zombie – The Crewnecks

Low Lays The Devil – The Veils

No Costume No Candy – Swingin’ Neckbreakers

Devil In My Car – The B52s

You Scare Me To Death – Tim Kasher

radioruta playlist 10.19.16

Best Friend – The Drums

Everything – Imperial Teen

Black Sand – Jenny Lewis

About A Girl – Nirvana

Elevator Operator – Courtney Barnett

All I Think About Now – Pixies

Teenage Crime – Pack AD

Turn Up – The Heavy

Glue Man – Fugazi

Razorblade – The Strokes

Polaroid Pictures – Frank Turner

Alex Chilton – The Replacements

Repeat – Lou Barlow

Seasons – Klangstoff

Oh My Love – The Conretes

The First Sight – Teenage Fanclub

Never Let Me Down Again – Depeche Mode

Wild Season – Banks & Steelz

Dre – Warpaint

Anthrocene – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Into You – Secret Colours

Team – Local H

Violet – Hole

Black Tar – The Kills

Never Enough – The Cure

radioruta playlist 10.12.16

The Real World – drugdealer

Summertime – Public Access TV

Nothing’s Over – Young The Giant

Hard Sleep – Peter Bjorn & John

Mirror – Dinosaur Jr

Rattlesnake – St Vincent

Ain’t The Future So Bright – Richard Ashcroft

Hiding – Modern Baseball

Taxman – Cold War Kids

Empty Bottle – Owen

Eye On Eye – Andrew Bird

College – Rogue Wave

Absolutely – Ra Ra Riot

New Song – Warpaint

Pictures Of A Man – Dawes

We Never Tell – Garbage

Clash City Rockers – The Clash

Post Funk – Deap Vally

Fancy Man – Devendra Banhart

Jesus Alone – Nick Cave

Brainwasher – Autolux

It’s You – PJ Harvey

Lonely Life – Miike Snow

Creep Out Freak Out – Prism Tats

Effect & Cause – Jack White

radioruta playlist 9.28.16

It’s Cool – Kevin Drew

Strange Times – The Black Keys

Do It Clean – Echo & The Bunnymen

Japanese Buffalo – Cage The Elephant

Enlighten Me – Grouplove

Love Vigilantes – Iron & Wine

Off Point – Junip

As If By Design – Dawes

Watching The Detectives – Elvis Costello

Sea Of Years – Local Natives

Locator – Wilco

Not Gonna Kill You – Angel Olsen

No Man Alive – Tall Heights

Planet You – The Julie Ruin

11th Dimension – Julian Casablancas

Let England Shake – PJ Harvey

radioruta playlist 9.21.16

We Own The Night – Judah & The Lion

Grace – Future Generations

The Truth – Dirty Heads

Pennyroyal Tea – Nirvana

The Hill – Kelley Stoltz

Top Yourself – The Raconteurs

Here Come The Dead – The Veils

Social Habo – Emmy The Great

Humbug Mountain Song – The Fruitbats

A New Life – Jim James

Bees – Warpaint

Blast Valve – Flake Music

Good To Go – Elliot Smith

Normal American Kids – Wilco

Before – Wye Oak

The Wrestle – Frightened Rabbit

Sandpaper Blues – Joe Strummer

Traffic Lights – Carnival Youth

Vesuvius – Sufjan Stevens

Detach – Mobius Band

Pops – Angel Olsen

Welcome To Your Life – Grouplove

Everything All At Once – Local Natives

Can’t Hardly Feel – Banks & Steelz

radioruta playlist 9.14.16 Riotfest bands

On The Radio – Me First & The Gimme Gimme’s

I’m Sorry – Deals’ Gone Bad

Autograph – Syd Arthur

Vanity – Highly Suspect

Always Be – Jimmy Eat World

Waking Up – Black Foxxes

No Bounty – Plague Vendor

Alone & Forsaken – Social Distortion

Pray For Rain – Bob Mould

Little Hidden Secrets – The Toasters

Waiting For A Superman – The Flaming Lips

House of Glass – The So So Glos

Spanish – Swingin’ Utters

Anything At All – Motion City Soundtrack

Hurricane J – The Hold Steady

Handclap – Fitz & The Tantrums

Well All Right! – The Hives

Jumpers – Sleater Kinney

Let Me Go – The Julie Ruin

It’s You – The Specials

Hairdresser On Fire – Morrissey

The New Year – Death Cab For Cutie

Trouble Town – Jake Bugg

The Streets of America – Bad Religion

Rat Farm – Meat Puppets

Punk Band – Smoking Popes

radioruta playlist 9.7.16

Dog – The Strumbellas

Love U Forever – Jenny Lewis

Not A Robot But A Ghost – Andrew Bird

Heart Shaped Face – Angel Olsen

Idle Hands – The Gutter Twins

Cosmic Visions – Jeff The Brotherhood

Someone To Lose – Wilco

Am I Still The One For You – Ike Reilly

Hard Habit To Break – The Kills

Talk Of The Town – Pretenders

Varisty – Smith Westerns

I Told Everyone – Dinosaur Jr

Do It With A Rock Star – Amanda Palmer

Building Our Own Prison – Waco Brothers

Bubble Burst – Claypool Lennon Delirium

In Limbo – Radiohead

Abattoir Blues – Nick Cave

Terrible Love – Local H

Pure Evil – Atmosphere

I Get It – The Muffs

The Sad Punk – Pixies

Free Fallin’ – Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs

radioruta playlist 8.10.16

Mizzy C – City & Colour

Rushing – Nada Surf

Blue Skies – Albert Hammond Jr

Aviator Shades – Quiet Hollers

Hello Trust No One – The Julie Ruin

TV – Colleen Green

Alone – The Foreign Resort

Comeback Of The Century – Hot Hot Heat

Sarah – Miles Nielsen

Floridada – Animal Collective

Troublemakers – Drowners

I Need An Angel – LaSera

Golden Lion – The Besnard Lakes

Do The Evolution – Pearl Jam

Tough Towns – Neverman

All I Need – The Frights

Step Out – Jose Gonzalez

The Getaway – Red Hot Chili Peppers

You Don’t Get Me High Anymore – Phantogram

You Do You – Bear In Heaven

White Spiders – White Mystery

Underground – Kongos

Girlfriend – The Bohicas

Motorcycle – Love & Rockets

Hate The Taste – BRMC

Wow – Beck

Vulture – Iggy Pop

radioruta playlist 8.3.16

Wow – Beck

Translucent Girl – Keeps

Changes – The Muffs

Tell Her Tonight – Franz Ferdinand

Alt End – The Cure

Dance With Me – Emmy The Great

Sleepy Hollow – The Pines

I Want It Free – The Kongos

Let It Drop – The Kills

Trouble – TV On The Radio

Fountain Of Youth – Local Natives

Don’t Change – Turbo Fruits

I Should Live In Salt – The National

TKO – LeTigre

Record Breaker – The Julie Ruin

50 Ways – Telekinesis

Chains Of Love – The Arcs

Good Girls – Elle King

The People’s History – Eleventh Dream Day

Dominos – Peter Bjorn John

Receiver – Waco Brothers

I Wish I Was – The Avett Brothers

Lovers Come & Go – Owen

Take The Wheel – Fort Frances

Whatever, Whenever – Band Of Horses

If I Lost You – Garbage

Doing It Right – The Yawpers

radioruta playlist 7.13.16

So We Can Stay Alive – Garbage

Modern Mind – Hot Hot Heat

Berlin Got Blurry – Parquet Courts

The Guesser – Temples

One Thing – Beach House

What You Talking About – Peter Bjorn John

Floating – The Amazing

Casual Party – Band Of Horses

Margaret in Captivity – The Decemberists

Loved – Levitation Room

I Might Be Wrong – Radiohead

Whenever – Wild Nothing

Whirling Eye – The Kills

Get Out – Frightened Rabbit

radioruta playlist 6.1.16

The Harshest Light – Torres

Too Young – Bear Hands

Calling All Doctors – Telekinesis

Cold Lips – Twin Peaks

Dreams – TV On The Radio

Too True To Be Good – Dum Dum Girls

Discipline – Spookyland

This Tension – Johnny Marr

Check Out – Sonny & The Sunsets

Maze Fancier – Thee Oh Sees

Northern Blues – City & Colour

These Are The Fables – The New Pornographers

Surrender – Savages

Can’t Get Enough Of Myself – Santigold

Clones (We’re All) – Smashing Pumpkins

Imagine Pt 3 – Smith Westerns

Boomerang Baby – The Claypool Lennon Delirium

House On Fire – Fitz & The Tantrums

Eye On Eye – Andrew Bird

True Love Waits – Radiohead

Dollar Days – David Bowie

Signal Drift – Aloha

Ablaze – School Of Seven Bells

Just Another Face – Modern Baseball

Somethin’ Hot – Afghan Whigs

radioruta playlist 5.25.16

Diamond In The Rough – Social Distortion

Big Ideas – Francisco The Man

We Own The Night – Judah & The Lion

Selling U Somethin’ – Robert Delong

Look At Me – Rogue Wave

Not The Man – The Growlers

Dog – The Strumbellas

Mizzy C – City & Colour

Factory Worker – Black Ferns

Big Tall Man – Liz Phair

Just My Kind – Julie Ruin

You Can’t Outrun Them – Jenny Lewis

Dreaming – Blondie

Nature’s Child – The Arcs

Dead Sea Scrolls – Yeasayer

Untouchable – Garbage

Gone – Jr Jr

Full Stop – Radiohead

Girl From Conejo Valley – M Ward

The High Road – Ryley Walker

Forget Me Not – New Found Land

Freak Scene – Dinosaur Jr

Devil’s Day – Waco Brothers

Blood red Lips – Cheap Trick

radioruta playlist 5.18.16

Fatal Flaw – Darkbird

Out Of Tune – Real Estate

Chips Ahoy – The Hold Steady

Miss California – The Heavy

Verb Noun – The Seedy Seeds

Turn Me Loose – The Record Company

Knock Me Down – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Discipline – Spookyland

Absolute Loser – Fruit Bats

Black Postcards – Luna

Little Drum – Frightened Rabbit

Monday – Wilco

Stand Inside – Kurt Vile

High & Wild – Angel Olsen

Sleep Spent – Death Cab For Cutie

Mandinka – Sinead O’Connor

Pin – Grimes

Supermaster – A Place To Bury Strangers

Even Deeper – NIN

Uh Huh Yeah! – Judah & The Lion

Movement – LCD Soundsystem

Glass Eye – Radiohead

Left Handed Kisses – Andrew Bird & Fiona Apple

Medicinials – PJ Harvey

Rudi, A Message To You – The Specials

radioruta playlist 5.11.16 Chicago Bands

Receiver – Waco Brothers

Kate At The Races – The Tossers

It Can’t Be Simple – Secret Colours

Renee Remains The Same – MaterialIssue

Donna C’mon – South Side Exiles

Sister Havana – Urge Overkill

Daphne Descends – Smashing Pumpkins

Hate (I Really Don’t Like You) – Plain White T’s

Team – Local H

Good Work – Ike Reilly

Heaven Help Me – The Shoes

Full Moon (Turn My Head On) – Off Broadway

Southern Girls – Cheap Trick

radioruta playlist 5.4.16

Rat Race – Brody Dalle

Last Day Of Magic – The Kills

Battle In Me – Garbage

Out of my Hands – The Donnas

Lost Dogs – Darkbird

Giant Peach – Wolf Alice

Mistakes – Olivia Jean

Strange Hellos – Torres

Un Worry – Ani Difranco

Jackson – Elle King

Canned Tomatoes – Courtney Barnett

Ordinary Guy – Juliana Hatfield

Gold Rules – Piney Gir

San Francisco – Jill Sobule

Slowing Down – Savages

Picture – Bully

The Ministry of DeFence – PJ Harvey

Doubt – The Corin Tucker Band

Before The Fire – Santigold

Sweet Nuthin – Chrissie Hynde

Caldera, Oregon – Laura Gibson

I Want A Boyfriend – Kate Nash

Heads Will Roll – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Teen Angel – Sharon Van Etten

Our Deal – Best Coast

Sea Calls Me Home – Julia Holter

Tension – Vivian Girls

Man – Neko Case

radioruta playlist 4.27.16

In My Head – We Are Scientists

Bad Boyfriend – Garbage

Behind The Wheel – Depeche Mode

Bagels in Kiev – Animal Collective

Poison Arrows – Darkbird

The Dancer Disappears – Dean Wareham

Without You – Eddie Vedder

Dream Song – Ben Gibbard

Outlier – Spoon

Trouble Town – Jake Bugg

Mt Friend Flicka – Dead Freddie

Slippery Slopes – Jenny Lewis

Born To Roam – Oxford & Co

Call It What it Is – Ben Harper

Woke Up Hurting – Frightened Rabbit

Demons – Summer Twins

Walking On The Moon – The Pace

17 Days – Prince

Beast – Karen O

Folk – Hop Sound – Judah & The Lion

Cure – Drinking Flowers

Heroes – Local H

River Anacostia – PJ Harvey

La La Lie – Basia Bulat

Tough Towns – Neverman

radioruta playlist 4.20.16 – 2016 Releases
Victorious – Panic At The Disco
My Heart Went Cold – The Thermals
Truce – Lucius
Move To LA – The Prettiots
Floridada – Animal Collective
The Bray Road Beast – The Besnard Lakes
Foreign Lovers – Ra Ra Riot
Valleys Of The Young – Andrew Bird
Snow Goose & Me – Tanya Donelly
I’m Not The One – Pete Yorn
Gold Sounds – Nada Surf
I Could Be Anything – Violent Femmes
When In Love – Savages
Finding Our Way – Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Going Down In History – Waco Brothers
Pray For Rain – Bob Mould
Break Into Your Heart – Iggy Pop
The Internet – Tacocat
The Apology – The Heavy
All I Got – Santigold
Nobody Dies – Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
The Ministry Of DeFence – PJ Harvey
Dust – Parquet Courts
Confession – M Ward
Long Time No See You – Cheap Trick

radioruta playlist 4.13.16
Freazy – Wolf Alice
From A Window Seat – Dawes
Trailing Off – J Mascis
Painkillers – Brian Fallon
Moonage Daydream – Boy Hits Car
Half A Person – The Smiths
Can’t Get Enough Of Myself – Santigold
I Got Nothing – Dum Dum Girls
When I Wake Up Tomorrow – Cheap Trick
It’s Not Me – Supergrass
Foreign Object – The Mountain Goats
Aviation – The Last Shadow Puppets
The Sound Of Rain – The Go-Betweens
Interrupted – The Twilight Sad
Nun But Not Lost – Foxtails Brigade
The Needle Has Landed – Neko Case
That Alice – Laura Veirs
I Have No Pride – The Donnas
The New Saint Jude – Andrew Bird
After Glow – Jose Gonzalez
My Heart Went Cold – The Thermals
Pray For Rain – Bob Mould
Wrong Animal Right Trap – Nevermen
Feed The Tree – Belly
City Of Knives – Local H

radioruta playlist 4.6.16
Shriek – Wye Oak
Summer Was A Day – Pete Yorn
Star Bodies – The New Pornographers
Copper Mines – Mothers
Scotty Says – Courtney Barnett
Memory – Violent Femmes
Last Half Hour – The Vaselines
Louis – Laura Gibson
Airplanes – Local Natives
Nobody Dies – Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Seven Seas – Echo & The Bunnymen
Break Into Your Heart – Iggy Pop
Surrender – Savages
The Misanthrope – Local H
Live Fast Die Old – Frank Turner
Male Model – Sleater Kinney
The In Crowd – Cheap Trick
I Only Want You – Eagles Of Death Metal
Little Baby – M Ward
Blame The Muse – Tanya Donelly
Love Vigilantes – New Order
Star Cluster – Kelley Stoltz
Anyways – The Prettiots
Valentine – DIIV
Dark Ear – Nevermen

radioruta 3.9.16 playlist
Live To Hunt – White Mystery
Under The Sun – DIIV
Designer Jeans – Van Hunt
Vertical – Animal Collective
I Want Your Hands On Me – Sinead O’Connor
Changes – The Muffs
Alone – The Foreign Resort
Untrue Love – Violent Femmes
Dull Life – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Vexers Radio – The Vexers
Moral Compass – We Were Promised Jetpacks
Melody – Nine Pound Shadow
Every Kind Of Way – The Jungle Giants
I Need An Angel – La Sera
Tomorrow – Pete Yorn
Reena – Sonic Youth
Boyce or Boice – Protomartyr
Waterfall – Ex Hex
You’re So Good To Me – M Ward
Velvet Curtains – Drinking Flowers
Bros – Wolf Alice
No Fate – Foxtails Brigade
Snowblind – Eleventh Dream Day
I Just Realized – Gogol Bordello
So Tight – Greg Dulli
Before The Fire – Santigold

radioruta playlist 3.2.16
Bands covering other bands
Lost In The Supermarket – The Afghan Whigs (The Clash)
Wild Thing – X (The Troggs)
Like A Hurricane – Kristin Hersh (Neil Young)
The Walk – The Rosbuds – (The Cure)
Sheila Take A Bow – Telekinesis (The Smiths)
Dreams – The Kills (Fleetwood Mac)
These Boots – Parquet Courts (Nancy Sinatra)
Wildest Dreams – Ryan Adams (Taylor Swift)
Take On Me – AC Newman (aHa!)
Immigrant Song – Karen O (Led Zeppelin)
Pretty In Pink – The Dresden Dolls (Psychedlic Furs)
So Lonely – Limbeck (The Police)
World In My Eyes – The Cure (Depeche Mode)
Let The Day Begin – BRMC (The Call)
I Can’t Get No Satisfaction – Cat Power (Rolling Stones)
Drive My Car – The Donnas (The Beatles)
Fond Farewell – Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield (Elliott Smith)
Hurt – Johnny Cash (Nine Inch Nails)
Well All Right – Albert Hammond Jr (Buddy Holly)
Suffragette City – A Place To Bury Strangers (David Bowie)
Paint It Black – U2 (Rolling Stones)
Team – Local H (Lorde)
Walking With A Ghost – The White Stripes (Tegan & Sara)
This Is Radio Clash – The Urge (The Clash)
You’re All I Got Tonight – The Smashing Pumpkins (The Cars)
A Little Respect – Gentlemen Rogues (Erasure)
The Man Who Sold The World – Nirvana (David Bowie)
radioruta playlist 2.3.16 
Dirty Little Lover – Ben Harper
Waste – Foster The People
The Troubadour – AC Newman
Wall Poster Star – The Brunettes
Daphne Descends – Smashing Pumpkins
Never Said – Liz Phair
Pocketful Of Money – Jens Lekman
Pulaski At Night – Andrew Bird
Wild One – Colleen Green
Midnight Meet The Rain – Destroyer
Singularity – New Order
Stupid Superstar- King Tuff
Cold Manor – Local H
Cut The Strings – Black Bear Rodeo
Hold Up – The Raconteurs
Blue Jean – David Bowie
The Smallest Splinter – Hamilton Leithauser
New Ways – Daughter
Thursday – Morphine
Beast – Karen O
Adenture Kids – Teen Men
Live Like We’re Dying – Ike Reilly
History Of Lies – Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
American Man – The Yawpers

radioruta playlist female voice 1.6.16
Dazed By You – PINS
Help Me – Screaming Females
Asking For It – Hole
All Hands On The Bad One – Sleater Kinney
The Wrong Door – The Black Belles
Contagious – Happy Fangs
Rest Of Our Lives – Dum Dum Girls
Kissability – Sonic Youth
Psychopath – St Vincent
Queen Of Peace – Florence + The Machine
Boyfriend – Best Coast
Song Of Sorrow – Elle King
In A Miracle – Chrissie Hynde
Mister Sister – Kate Pierson
The Answer – Savages
Flesh Without Blood – Grimes
Mile Markers – Dead Weather
Boxing Day Blues – Courtney Barnett
Cherry Picking – Girlpool
One Time Too Many – PJ Harvey
Cartwheels – Patti Smith
Man – Neko Case
Taking Chances – Sharon Van Etten
Free – Cat Power
Hi-Five – Angel Olsen
Kiss Them For Me – Siouxsie & The Banshees

radioruta playlist 12.30.15

Where The Devil Don’t Go – Elle King

Surreal Experience – Ducktails

Butcher Baker Candlestick Maker – Panda Bear

Wobbly – Ezra Furman

Walter – The Yawpers

Future People – Alabama Shakes

Pick It Up – Paul Weller

Ready – Mikal Cronin

Carrie & Lowell – Sufjan Stevens

Some Other Song – Built To Spill

Living My Life – Deerhunter

Pin – Grimes

In My Dreams – Jeff The Brotherhood

The Misanthrope – Local H

Rosie (Ohh LaLa) The Arcs

Tropics – My Morning Jacket

Big Love – Ben Lee

Am I Still The One For You – Ike Reilly

What Kind Of Man – Florence + The Machine

Ideal World – Girlpool

No Anthems – Sleater Kinney

Maggie I’ve Been Searching For Our Son – Craig Finn

I’m An Outlaw – Kurt Vile

Three Dollar Hat – Dead Weather

Divine – Laura Marling

Chateau Lobby #4 – Father John Misty

Debbie Downer – Courtney Barnett

radioruta Christmas playlist 12.23.15
All I Want For Christmas – Timbuk3
Merry Xmas Everybody – The Vibrators
Christmas Wrapping – Summer Camp
You’re A Mean One Mr Grinch – The Suicide Machines
Santa Is Coming Home – Cocktail Slippers
Champagne Christmas – The Fleshtones
Nothing For Christmas – New Found Glory
Christmas – Rogue Wave
Christmas Party – Dr Dog
The Christmas Song – The Raveonettes
Fruitcake – Superions
Christmas Was Better In The 80’s – The Futureheads
Christmas Time – The Smashing Pumpkins
Christmas Piglet – Presidents Of The USA
Green Christmas – Barenaked Ladies
Time Of The Season – Isobell Campbell & Mark Lanegan
8 Days (Of Hannukkah) – Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
I’ll Be Your Santa – Rufus Thomas
Christmas Is – Run DMC
Do They Know It’s Christmas – Band Aid
I Want U For Christmas – Cheap Trick
All I Wanted For Christmas Is Halloween – Happy Fangs
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Local H
Super Rock Santa – The Fleshtones
Heavy Metal Xmas – Twisted Sister
Lovely Christmas – Jason Ringenberg
If It Doesn’t Snow On Christmas – Joe Pesci
Twas the Night Before Chrismtas – Henry Rollins
Nuttin For Christmas – Stan Freberg
Ms Heat Miser – Swamp Zombies
Silent Night – The Fab Four

radioruta playlist 12.9.15
Safety In Numbers – We Were Promised Jetpacks
Golden Summer – Turtle Giant
Pretty Pimpin – Kurt Vile
Plush – Stone Temple Pilots
Young Moses – Josh Ritter
Killing Time – City And Colour
Universally Speaking – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Progess – Francisco The Man
My Enemy – The Afghan Whigs
The Smallest Splinter – Hamiltion Leithauser
Talking Backwards – Real Estate
You Changed My Life – The Thermals
Heavy Dirty Soul – Twenty One Pilots
Pass Out – Robert DeLong
Something Soon – Car Seat Headrest
Shivers – Courtney Barnett
Back Slider – Wild Belle
About A Girl – Nirvana
Plants & Worms – Girlpool
Good Morning Britain – Aztec Camera
The Hill – Kelley Stotlz
Everything’s A Ceiling – Death Cab For Cutie
Taste The Ceiling – Wilco
The Thing – Chastity Belt

radioruta playlist 11.18.15
Budren Of Tomorrow – The Tallest Man on Earth
The Thief – Minus The Bear
Supertoys – Autolux
Blues From Down Here – TV On The Radio
What Can I Do – The Black Belles
Psychopath – St Vincent
That’s All For Everyone – Tame Impala
Toe Cutter Thumb Buster – Thee Oh Sees
Star Cluster – Kelly Stoltz
Picture – Bully
Celebrate – Metric
Memory Remains – Oberhofer
Midnight Meet The Rain – Destroyer
Common Girl – Beach House
They Want My Soul – Spoon
Wasted Love – City And Colour
Only The Truth – The Last Shadow Puppets
Paradise Blues – Eels
Shine – David Gahan & Soulsavers
Dust Bunnies – Kurt Vile 
You Satellite – Wilco
Sleepin’ Light – EL VY
I’m Wrong – Sharon Van Etten
Islands – The XX
Three Dollar Hat – Dead Weather

radioruta playlist 11.4.15
Walter – The Yawpers
Creepy Cool – The Jungle Giants
Moon Boy – Carnival Youth 
Bad Blood – Ryan Adams 
Just A Lovely Day – Jaill 
Factory Worker – Black Ferns 
Denial – The Vaccines 
The Shade – Metric 
Into The Sky – Ducktails 
Sugar Boats – Modest Mouse
Repeat – Lou Barlow
Coat Check Girl – Jeff The Brotherhood 
Hollow Moon – Seapony
Kid In The Corner – Low
Living My Life – Deerhunter 
Return To The Moon – EL VY 
Shivers – Courtney Barnett 
Rosie (Ooh La La) – The Arcs 
Be Still – The Dead Weather 
New Flesh – Fuzz
Make Up Your Mind – Florence + The Machine 
Magnets – Disclosure ft Lorde
Tapping On The Line – Calexico

radioruta playlist

Witchcraft – Wolfmother

Scarecrows On A Killer Slant – Liars

Monster Hospital – Metric

Ghost Town – The Vaccines

Ghost Town – The Specials

Evil – Grinderman

Devil Again – Thee Oh Sees

Werewolf – Southern Culture On The Skids

Pluto Drive – The Creatures

Devil In My Car – B52’s

Meet Ze Monsta – PJ Harvey

All I Want For Xmas Is Halloween – Happy Fangs

Bela Lugosis Dead – Bauhaus

The Grave Diggers Song – Mark Lanegan Band

You Scare Me To Death – Tim Kasher

Monster Mutant Boogie – Blood Sucking Zombies

The Creatures Stole My Surfboard – Dead Elvi

The Witch – Clinic

No Costume No Candy – Swingin’ Neck Breakers

Voodoo Idol – The Cramps

Walking With A Ghost – Tegan & Sara

I Drink Blood – Rocket From The Crypt

radioruta playlist 10.21.15
Outlier – Spoon
The Graduates – Speedy Ortiz
Wanted Criminals – The Evens
All Hail Dracula – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
Lemonworld – The National
Piece Of Mind – Mikal Cronin
On The Way – Built To Spill 
Wet Blanket – Metric
Heartbreaker – The Walkmen
The Difference – The Wallflowers
Circadian Rhythm – Silversun Pickups 
Season In Hell – Dum Dum Girls 
Victory – Ben Lee
In The Car – Paul Weller
Fener – Beirut 
Modern Man – Arcade Fire
Bedlam – Elvis Costello 
Rough Detective – The Dead Weather 
So Unaware – Best Coast 
Hanging In The Wire – PJ Harvey

radioruta playlist 10.14.15
Ocean Of Night – Editors 
Another Bed – The Twilight Sad 
Hunger – Zola Jesus 
Eventually – Tame Impala 
Magnet – Disclosure ft Lorde
Possessed – Robert DeLong
The Innocents – Low 
Police Encounters – FFS 
Boys Latin – Panda Bear 
The Lovecats – The Cure 
Pins & Needles – Silversun Pickups
Lonely Boy – The Black Keys 
Kissability – Sonic Youth 
Newspaper Spoons – Viet Cong 
NMMS – Elvis Depressedly
This Charming Man – The Smiths 
Do The Death Slide ! – Ike Reilly
Let Me Through – The Dead Weather
I’m An Outlaw – Kurt Vile 
Iceman – The Libertines 
Brain of J – Pearl Jam 
Academic – New Order

radioruta playlist 10.7.15
Not Tonight – The Black Belles
Pretty In Pink – The Dresden Dolls
Wall Poster Star – The Brunettes
Friends of Friends – Hospitality 
Stoned & Starving – Parquet Courts
Goshen 97 – Strand Of Oaks
Orphan – Empires
Every Other Freckle – Alt J
Borrowed World – Widowspeak 
Wheel House – Kurt Vile 
My Sparrow – The Greenhornes
The Walk – The Cure
I’m In Love With A Girl (Big Star) – Lucero
Hi-Five – Angel Olsen
I Can Feel The Ice Melting – Yo La Tengo
Intervention – Arcade Fire
Bright Young Thing – Albert Hammond Jr
Demons – The National 
Mike Marker – The Dead Weather
This Wicker Tongue – PJ Harvey
Mass Destruction – Faithless
Elevator Music – Beck 
Show Gaze – Alabama Shakes
Without Me – Mac DeMarco
Surface Envy – Sleater Kinney

radioruta playlist 9.30.15
Cut Your Hair – Pavement
Slippery Slopes – Jenny Lewis
Everything To Nothing – Manchester Orchestra
Gravity – Surfer Blood
Wonderwall – Ryan Adams
Wheel In The Sky – Clem Snide
Skeleton Key – Bishop Allen
Fury Of Chonburi – The Libertines
Dirtywhirl – TV On The Radio 
Spring – My Morning Jacket
Let It Go – The Neighbourhood
Old Friend – Sea Wolf 
Eyes – Rogue Wave
Abattoir Blues – Nick Cave
False Heaven – The Vaselines
EPro – Beck 
Our Time – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Row – The Growlers 
Friend – Kate Nash 
Back Slider – Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Home – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Huarache Lights – Hot Chip
Lion In A Coma – Animal Collective
Moving – Lou Barlow

radioruta playlist 9.23.15

Breaking Into Cars – The Raveonettes
Morning World – Teen Daze
Waitin’ For Superman – Iron & Wine
Morning Bell – Radiohead
Sky Blue – Peter Gabriel
Vanishing Man – The Church
Beyond Love – Beach House
One With Kid – Local H
Clash City Rockers – The Clash
Modern Times – The Black Keys
Drugs – Black Lips
The Sun & The Moon – The Pogues
Mirror Remains – Bauhaus
Walk Like A Panther – The Pretenders
So – Built To Spill
Miles From The Sea – Calexico
So There – Ben Folds

radioruta playlist 9.16.15
The Light – EZTV
Bullets & Rocks – Calexico
Golden Age – TV On The Radio
Shuffle – Bombay Bicycle Club
I Can’t Speak – La Luz
Home Is a Fire – Death Cab for Cutie
Thief – The Fratellis
Save Me From Myself – FFS
Bring The Light – The Smashing Pumpkins
San Francisco – Foxygen
Night Swimmers – Foals
Happy New Year – Never Shout Never
In One Ear – Cage The Elephant
CREB – Built To Spill
One Great City – The Weakerthans
Sparks – Beach House
Heroes – Local H
Pack It Up – The Pretenders
Moving – Lou Barlow
Box Batteries – Mac McCaughan
C’mon Billy – PJ Harvey
2+2= Radiohead

radioruta playlist 9.9.15 riotfest bands
More, More, More – Babes In Toyland
Tribute – Tenacious D
Season – The Academy Is
In Exile – Thrice
Too Stoopid – Mustard Plug
 American Horror – Speedy Ortiz
A Million Ways – Ok Go
The Cold Part – Modest Mouse
The Hurdle – The Joy Formidable
New Rose – The Damned Last Rites
Swervedriver Mighty – Manchester Orchestra
Party Police – Alvvays
Spiderwebs – No Doubt
Don’t You (Forget About Me) – Billy Idol
Elvis Is Dead – Living Colour
You Are Here – The Lawrence Arms
Search & Destroy – Iggy Pop
Secret Garden – White Mystery
Never Stop – Echo & The Bunnymen
I Want To Know – Kongos
Punk Rock Girl – The Dead Milkmen
Don’t Shut Em Down – Flogging Molly
Must Have More – L7
This Could Be Love – Alkaline Trio
Time Bomb – Rancid

radioruta playlist 9.2.15

American Highway – Ezra Furman
Girlfriend – The Bohicas
Trouble Come Running – Spoon
Pacifier – Catfish & The Bottlemen
Night Light – The Mountain Goats
Last Trip (In Flight)- Kasabian
TV – Colleen Green
Queen of Peace – Florence + The Machine
Vapour Trail – Ride
Vanishing Of Time – Vivian Girls
Dumb – Garbage
Orange Room – The Prefab Messiahs
Victory – Ben Lee
Philomena – The Decemberists
This Wicked Tongue – PJ Harvey
What Can I Do – The Black Belles
Cities In Dust – Fort Frances
Beyond Love – Beach House
Snow (Hey Ho) – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Purple Haze – The Cure
Overpowered By Funk – The Clash
World Away – Tweedy Restless – New Order