Special Guest(s)

04/03/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Kirby of Gender Mutiny Presents Open Mic Night)
Apr 04 2017

04/03/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Kirby of Gender Mutiny Presents Open Mic Night)

In this episode, Kirby of Gender Mutiny presents the first ever OPEN MIC on air at WXCI 91.7! Musicians were interviewed and each performed an original song. Our fantastic line-up: Erik Krieg; Joseph Coscina; Nicole Thompson; Gutless Wonders (Jesse Lynch & Joe Pacelli); Mackensie Ann King; Jerome Goosman; Joseph L. Gegeny; Kyle Ledouski; Seventeens (Chris […]

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03/27/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes [with Witch Hair]
Mar 29 2017

03/27/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes [with Witch Hair]

This episode is the first time we had a live studio audience on the show! It was a request by Ashley of Witch Hair, a local CT band that plays lo-fi indie rock in a similar vein as Pixies. Joe and Tom make up the rest of the band. They really have a killer sound. […]

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02/27/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes [with Cherry Blossoms and Kirby]
Feb 28 2017

02/27/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes [with Cherry Blossoms and Kirby]

This episode marks the radio debut of Cherry Blossoms, a dance rock/glam/indie band out of New Jersey. This was one of the most fun shows we’ve had. Among other things, you’ll hear acoustic versions of the band’s songs as well as covers, the members’ top influences, and Chris Lopez’s obsession with sharks and shark movies […]

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02/13/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes [with Eliza and the Organix]
Feb 14 2017

02/13/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes [with Eliza and the Organix]

On the last leg of their tour, Eliza and the Organix (an experimental Brooklyn-based rock group) requested to be on our show. We were more than happy to say yes. Along with an exclusive in-studio performance by the band, this episode also features several top band influences for Eliza, the band’s singer-songwriter and guitarist. The […]

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02/06/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Grunge) [with Milk Duct Tape]
Feb 07 2017

02/06/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Grunge) [with Milk Duct Tape]

To commemorate the appearance of Milk Duct Tape (an indie grunge/alternative band out of Iowa) on our show, this episode features mostly grunge rock. Or songs in the same vein, anyway. Be sure to check out our exclusive phone interview with Dan Bee (guitars & vocals) and Dick Boots (drums & cowbell) from the band: […]

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01/09/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your (Post-Punk) Shoes [first time Perry hosts]
Jan 10 2017

01/09/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your (Post-Punk) Shoes [first time Perry hosts]

Perry, eh? If you’ve been listening the past month or so, you may have heard another voice on Music in Your Shoes: our trainee, Perry. First time hosting tonight! This episode features a playlist of songs all picked by her. The majority of songs are post-punk, so it seemed apt to call this our post-punk […]

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01/02/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes [with Kirby from Gender Mutiny]
Jan 03 2017

01/02/17 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes [with Kirby from Gender Mutiny]

HAPPY NEW YEAR! This episode features a playlist of songs all picked by Kirby from Gender Mutiny. Always great to hear what new stuff he’s digging. Always a welcome co-host on our show. The Fiery Furnaces – Here Comes the Summer Ty Segall – Caesar Amanda Palmer – Runs in the Family Placebo – Scared […]

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06/20/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Summer Solstice) [with ARDJB, DJ Babcia, and DJ Gramps]
Jul 03 2016

06/20/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Summer Solstice) [with ARDJB, DJ Babcia, and DJ Gramps]

This episode features three special guests, ARDJB (AC’s brother), DJ Babcia (AC’s mom), and DJ Gramps (AC’s dad). There’s a summer theme throughout the show, either songs or bands with “summer” or summer-like lyrics. [00:00] ARDJB – Music in Your Shoes jingle [00:07] The Excitement Gang – CT Summer [clean] [04:46] Bananarama – Cruel Summer […]

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05/23/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Victoria Day)
May 24 2016

05/23/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Victoria Day)

This episode commemorates Victoria Day, for all of our Canadian listeners out there. Plus some songs with “Victoria” in the artist and/or song names. And others. Josh, WXCI’s new Music Director, makes his first on-air appearance at 1:44:00. [00:00] Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Yankee Go Home [03:35] The Thermals – Canada [05:48] Music […]

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05/16/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (with Telegram Scam)
May 17 2016

05/16/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (with Telegram Scam)

This episode features a live performance by Telegram Scam. Tim Goselin plays acoustic and Paul Belbusti (from Mercy Choir) backs him up on electric. Telegram Scam will be one of the many bands playing at Ridgefield Independent Film Festival Rocks the Park in Ballard Park, Ridgefield, CT on May 21, 2016. [00:00] Music in Your […]

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05/09/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Lost Sock Memorial Day) [with Becky Kessler from Violent Mae]
May 12 2016

05/09/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (Lost Sock Memorial Day) [with Becky Kessler from Violent Mae]

This episode commemorates (ha!) Lost Sock Memorial Day and, more importantly, features Becky Kessler from Violent Mae. She performs live and announces a show she’ll be playing at Lyric Hall in New Haven, CT on May 17, 2016. Along with Jake Klar and James Maple, she’s opening for RL Cole — who called in for […]

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04/25/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (R.I.P. Prince, modern female-fronted punk) [with Mike and Grizzly]
May 05 2016

04/25/16 stream & playlist: Music in Your Shoes (R.I.P. Prince, modern female-fronted punk) [with Mike and Grizzly]

This episode features Mike, a longtime WXCI DJ, and Grizzly, our special guest. The first half pays tribute to one of the most iconic, influential, and unique artists: Prince. The second half showcases almost all modern female-fronted punk songs, hand-picked by Grizzly. The Bangles – Manic Monday Prince – The Song of the Heart Prince […]

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