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Dayton in the 90s

404 Dayton Ohio in the 90s

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Dayton, Ohio may be the birthplace of aviation, but it's also the home of Guided By Voices, The Breeders, Brainiac and more

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Cleveland is the home of the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, Cincinnati is home to legendary soul label King Records and The Afghan Whigs, Akron has Devo and the The Pretenders, but if there is a 1990s alternative and indie rock epicenter of Ohio, it's Dayton, known for its Air Force Base and (alleged) alien cover-ups. The Breeders, Guided By Voices and Brainiac all call Dayton home, breaking through in their own unique ways, but Dayton's musical roots dig deep into 1980s punk and 1970s funk all the way into the 2000s. We discuss the venues, record stores, bands and more that made and make Dayton unique.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Dayton Medley (Guided By Voices, The Amps, Brainiac)
  • 12:56 - No Wrong Track by The Method
  • 23:48 - God Bless America by Toxic Reasons
  • 30:33 - Flying Pizza by Swearing At Motorists
  • 41:40 - Listen To The Quiet by Mink
  • 45:13 - Toilet Knife by Dirty Walk
  • Outro - Weapons Of Love Destruction by Shesus

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