Just Off The Radar

GPB Statewide Saturday 11pm
  • Hosted by Joe Silva

Just Off the Radar, hosted by Joe Silva, is best described as "modern pop eclectica." The show takes a weekly look at modern pop music outside the mainstream. From folk to electronica to everything in between, Just Off the Radar presents a variety of contemporary music, with emphasis on the local Athens music scene. The program also includes some live in-studio guests and vintage cuts.

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Andy Partridge Interview: Just Off The Radar

Jun 24, 2016

Pop maestro Andy Partridge, formerly of XTC, talks about the new book “Complicated Game: Inside The Songs Of XTC” that he co-authored with journalist Todd Bernhardt. Also music from Black Mountain,  Swedish Zappa style pop from Dungen and Wayne Coyne sans Flaming Lips. 

Track List

Four Tet, Frankie Cosmos, New Move and More

Jun 7, 2016

Four Tet celebrates 1,000,000 listeners by releasing a track with one of the longest names we’ve ever heard, plus a #ThrowbackTrack from Dukes of the Stratosphere, and a farewell to Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete

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In this episode of Just Off The Radar, Joe Silva takes time to remember Ross Shapiro, one of the founding members of Athens band The Glands. Also, new music from Archers of Loaf frontman Eric Bachmann and a trip to the rhythmic otherworld of Flying Lotus. 

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Just Off The Radar Ep. #451-Synth Special

Apr 6, 2016

This week Joe Silva goes 99.99% electronic with an all synth playlist and a special interview with filmmaker Dave Spiers on his new documentary project Bright Sparks

“Wait Out” – Ghost Suns

Mike Mantione, frontman of Five Eight, stops by for an acoustic set featuring music off their new album, Weirdo Reborn.  

Track List“Comin On Too Strong” – Stupid Cupids“Time Tells Me” – Pony Time“For The Week” – Lily & Madeline“For Someone” – Flora Cash“What A Beautiful Place” – Catherine Howe“Drummer Divorce” – Five Eight“Hurt You” – Five Eight“Smoke” – Five Eight“L.A. Freeway” – Five Eight“Full Moon Hungry Sun” – Kane Strang“Juicy” – Radiation City“Ritual Spirit” – Massive Attack“L (Dusty Brown Remix)” – Tycho

Courtesy of the Artist

In this episode, music from Oh Rose!, Ty Segall Tiny Ruins and more.

Join host Joe Silva for new music from Neko, Massenger, Camper Van Beethoven, and more…

Just Off The Radar: Leslie Stein's Mixtape

Feb 22, 2016

New music this week selected by our latest guest, Comic book artist, Leslie Stein, calls in for an all new edition of the Just Off The Radar Mixtape.