Thursday, April 23, 2015

Squawkatiel Madness 2015: Grand Final

After 5 rounds of voting, you have selected Jenny Lewis and Rubblebucket as the final two artists competing for the title of Squawkatiel Madness Champion!

The winner will get a special show dedicated to their music on April 30th, including selections from their side projects, remixes and covers of their songs by other artists, and other cool stuff. But now is the time to decide who that will be!

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

If you vote above, not only do you get to decide who you want to win Squawkatiel Madness 2015, but you can also request a song you want to hear on their victory show next week!

Voting ends April 30th at 9 pm. You will be able to call in your vote as well during the first hour of that night's show.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Squawkatiel Madness 2015 Round 5 - Get your votes in!



We're down to the Feathered Four of Squawkatiel Madness 2015! After 5 weeks of voting, we are left with just four artists remaining in the tournament: tUnE-yArDs, Jenny Lewis, The Decemberists, and Rubblebucket.

We need your votes! So far no one has voted (besides myself) so if you want to have a say in which of these four will get a special show dedicated to their music the night of April 30th, vote below:

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

This is your chance to decide whether it will be tUnE-yArDs or Jenny Lewis taking on The Decemberists or Rubblebucket in the final match of Squawkatiel Madness 2015! You have until Thursday, April 23rd at 6 pm to get your votes in. That night, I will announce who your final two remaining artists are in Squawkatiel Madness who will compete for your vote this coming week.

If you're unsure of who to vote for, here is a playlist of videos from all 4 artists to help you decide:


Friday, April 17, 2015

Squawkatiel Madness 2015: The Feathered Four - voting has opened!

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

We are down to just 4 bands left in Squawkatiel Madness 2015 - the Feathered Four! One of these four artists will get a special show dedicated to their music on April 30th, and you get to decide who it will be!

But right now, you need to decide which two artists will battle it out in the Grand Finale next week! The matches for this round are:

(4) tUnE-yArDs vs. (5) Jenny Lewis

(2) The Decemberists vs. (2) Rubblebucket

If you're not sure who to vote for, check out these music videos from all four artists below:


Voting for this round ends Thursday, April 23rd at 6 pm. Tune into that night's show to find out who made it to the final match of Squawkatiel Madness 2015!

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

Squawkatiel Madness 2015: Round 4 results!

The votes are in and the Feathered Four for Squawkatiel Madness 2015 have been decided! Here are the final scores:

(winner in bold)

Match #1: tUnE-yArDs vs. Bombay Bicycle Club

tUnE-yArDs 3
Bombay Bicycle Club 1

Match #2: Jenny Lewis vs. Foster the People

Jenny Lewis 2
Foster the People 1*

Match #3: Pixies vs. The Decemberists

Pixies 1
The Decemberists 3

Match #4: Spoon vs. Rubblebucket

Spoon 1
Rubblebucket 3

*means this match ended in a tie, and DJ McSquawk's vote was discarded.

Voting has opened for Round 5! CLICK HERE TO VOTE.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Last chance to vote in Round 4 of Squawkatiel Madness 2015!

Voting for Round 4 in Squawkatiel Madness 2015 is almost over! You have until Thursday, April 16 at 6 pm to get your votes in.

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

The matches for this round are:

(4) tUnE-yArDs vs. (14) Bombay Bicycle Club
(8) Pixies vs. (2) The Decemberists
(5) Jenny Lewis vs. (14) Foster the People
(5) Spoon vs. (2) Rubblebucket

The eventual winner will get a special show dedicated to their music on my April 30th show!

Sadly, Flight of the Squawkatiel will not be on WRUV this Thursday because I will be out sick, but I will announce the results of Squawkatiel Madness on this blog, my Facebook and Twitter! Stay tuned.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Squawkatiel Madness 2015: Round 3 Results/Round 4 begins!



CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN ROUND 4

The votes are in, and you, the listeners, have chosen your Avian Eight in Squawkatiel Madness 2015! Pleasantly surprised with the results. At this point, any of these eight artists could win, and get a special show dedicated to their music on my April 30th show!

Here are the final scores (winner in bold):

Match #1: (1) Mac DeMarco vs. (4) tUnE-yArDs

Mac DeMarco 1
tUnE-yArDs 3

Match #2: (2) Real Estate vs. (14) Bombay Bicycle Club

Real Estate 1
Bombay Bicycle Club 3

Match #3: (1) TV on the Radio vs. (5) Jenny Lewis

TV on the Radio 1
Jenny Lewis 3

Match #4: (7) Modest Mouse vs. (14) Foster the People

Modest Mouse 1*
Foster the People 2

Match #5: (8) Pixies vs. (5) Deerhoof

Pixies 3
Deerhoof 1

Match #6: (2) The Decemberists vs. (3) The New Pornographers

The Decemberists 4
The New Pornographers 0

Match #7: (1) Stars vs. (5) Spoon

Stars 1
Spoon 3

Match #8: (2) Rubblebucket vs. (3) Alt-J

Rubblebucket 3
Alt-J 1

*means match resulted in a tie, and DJ McSquawk's vote was discarded.

The matches for Round 4 are:

(4) tUnE-yArDs vs. (14) Bombay Bicycle Club

(5) Jenny Lewis vs. (14) Foster the People

(8) Pixies vs. (2) The Decemberists

(5) Spoon vs. (2) Rubblebucket

CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN ROUND 4

Monday, April 6, 2015

Squawkatiel Madness 2015: Round 3 - The Squawky Sixteen

We've made it through the first two rounds. You, the listeners, have voted and there are 16 artists remaining in Squawkatiel Madness 2015!

This week we are cutting that number down to 8, so now it's time to vote for which artists you want to move on to the Avian Eight in Squawkatiel Madness and be one step closer to taking the championship and getting a special show dedicated to their music!

CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN ROUND 3!

The matches for Round 3 are:

(1) Mac DeMarco vs. (4) Deerhoof

(2) Real Estate vs. (14) Bombay Bicycle Club

(1) TV on the Radio vs. (5) Jenny Lewis

(7) Modest Mouse vs. (14) Foster the People

(8) Pixies vs. (5) Deerhoof

(2) The Decemberists vs. (3) The New Pornographers

(1) Stars vs. (5) Spoon

(2) Rubblebucket vs. (3) Alt-J

You have until 6 pm on Thursday, April 9. Then, tune in to that night's show from 8-10 pm on 90.1 WRUV FM Burlington or at wruv.org - I will announce the Avian Eight on that night's show.