L.A. Buzz Bands Show (spring pledge drive edition), tonight at 10 on 88.5 The SoCal Sound


Five fun facts about The SoCal Sound’s Spring Into Summer Pledge Drive:

■ The SoCal Sound is member-supported public radio, and you are the public — 91% of the station’s operating budget comes from subscribing members.
■ The SoCal Sound airs 55-plus minutes of algorithm-free music per hour — handpicked tunes on programs such as The Morning Show with Nic Harcourt and Jet, Middays with Julie Slater, Afternoons with Matt Pinfield, Bilingual Sounds with Byron the Curator, the Dylan Hours with Lisa Finnie, Open Road with Gary Calamar, Sundays with Mimi Chen, Ann the Raven’s Blues, Tangled Roots with Pat Baker, We Found New Music with Grant Owens and, yes, the L.A. Buzz Bands Show with yours truly.
■ Everyone who donates any amount during this pledge drive is automatically entered in The Rolling Stones Sweepstakes. This package includes a pair of tickets to see The Stones at SoFi Stadium on Saturday, July 13th, as part of the band’s Hackney Diamonds tour — plus a two-night hotel stay in Marina Del Ray.
■ Premiums for this pledge drive include 170 pairs of tickets for 60 great concerts, 164 restaurant certificates to 22 eateries throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties and loads of station swag.
■ Membership feels good. We come to listeners only a couple times a year to ask for your help, and as a stakeholder in this public radio station, you’ll feel better every time to tune in to the station for quality music.

So donate here, and tune in tonight at 10 for the L.A. Buzz Bands Show, featuring new music from Talker, Lawrence Rothman, Cary Brothers, Janelane, Big Search, Sparkbyrd, Tender Misfit, Communicant, The Black Watch, Milly, Love Trip, David Robert Pollock, Ariella and more.

Here’s tonight’s playlist (find archives of recent L.A. Buzz Bands Shows here):

Talker, “Old Enough”
Milly, “Drip From the Fountain”
Janelane, “Dance Floor”
Cary Brothers, “Never Coming Back to Earth”
The Black Watch, “Oh Do Shut Up”
Big Search, “Luck Rains Down”
Sparkbyrd, “Arrow”
Lawrence Rothman, “Dreams Die Hard”
Love Trip, “Wind on the Hill”
David Robert Pollock, “I Want the World”
Ariella, “Ready”
Maudlin Strangers, “Silver Stain”
Tender Misfit, “Unforgiven”
Communicant, “Annabella”
Clara-Nova, “Future Black Hole”