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Cool Tunes

Cool Tunes

Cool Tunes is a radio show in a magazine format Saturday nights at 10pm on WAPS, “The Summit,” in Akron, Ohio. I play new music, reissues, and preview shows coming to town each week. Musically it is among the widest-ranging 2 hours in the country: modern rock, punk, electronica, jazz, reggae and ska, roots rock, Americana, blues, world, funk, hip hop, avant garde, etc. – if it’s cool I play it. Our audio streaming is better than ever. Check us out from anywhere in the world.

Huge concert week. We previewed concerts coming to the Cleveland area by Guided by Voices, Mekons, Ratdog (Grateful Dead), Blunstone/Argent (Zombies), English Beat, CJ Chenier, Llama, The Sights, Ether Net, Elliptical, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe.

Cool Tunes 9/21/02

Guttermouth “Scholarship In Punk” Gusto, Epitaph;
Bad Astronaut “Single” Houston: We Have a, Honest Don’s;
The Blasters “American Music” Trouble Bound, Hightone;
Guided By Voices “The Brides Have Hit Glass” Isolation Drills, TVT;
The Vandals “Appreciate My Honesty” Internet Dating Super Studs, Kung Fu;
Boysetsfire “Curtain Call” Live For Today, Wind-up;
The Briefs “Ouch Ouch Ouch” Old Skars and Upstarts 2002, Disaster;
The Apples In Stereo “Please” Velocity of Sound, SpinArt;
Fuzz Townshend “Sunny Feet” Fuzz Townshend, Stinky;
Mekons “Dancing In the Head” Oooh!, Quarterstick;
Grateful Dead “Ripple” American Beauty, Warner Brothers;
The Waterboys “Good Man Gone” Fisherman’s Blues 2, Razor & Tie;
Ether “Heart Stops” Great Ocean Road, Ether;
No. 2 “For the Last Time” What Does Good Luck Bring?, In Music We Trust;
OK Go “Don’t Ask Me” OK Go, Capitol;
The Zombies “She’s Not There” Night Riding, Knight;
English Beat “Ranking Full Stop” Ranking and Skanking, Rhino;
English Beat “Mirror In the Bathroom” The Beat Goes On, IRS;
C.J. Chenier “Everybody Needs Monkey..” Step It Up! , Alligator;
Professor Louie “Last Train Out” Flyin’ High, Woodstock;
Llama “Fly to You” The World From Here, MCA;
The Sights “Not One to Beg” Are You Green?, Fall of Rome;
Ether Net “The Exit Song” More Strange Bruises, Requisite;
Sing-Sing “I’ll Be” The Joy Of, Manifesto;
Elliptical “Glocken” SynFest, SynFest;
Uberzone “Snizl” The Digital Mix, Moonshine;
Jazzanova “Hanazono” Remix EP, Ropeadope;
Jovino Dos Santos “Africa Mamae” An Afro-Portuguese Odyssey, Putumayo;
Karl Denson “Bunny Playa” The Bridge, Relaxed;
Sonny Rollins “St. Thomas” Prestige OJC Sampler, OJC;
Dave Holland “Blues For CM” What Goes Around, ECM;
Carla Cook “Scarborough Fair” Simply Natural, MaxJazz;

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: [email protected], Facebook.com/amhaunted, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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