Spin’s Peter Gaston Spins on Radio Bonnaroo

Spin‘s Peter Gaston rocked the airwaves this afternoon with a show on Radio Bonnaroo, broadcasting live on 101.5 FM here in Manchester, Tenn., and over the internet from bonnaroo.com. Three of Spin‘s Bonnaroo correspondents — college students Alex Dimitropolous, Katie Golden, and Colin Smith — joined Peter in the studio, getting on air to talk about their experiences at Bonnaroo covering the festival for Spin.com.

Breaking away a bit from the jam friendly format of Bonnaroo, Peter played a ton of new music, stuff that’ll be hitting the shelves this summer, from Young Love to the Format to White Rose Movement to the Cinematics to the Long Winters. He also spun classics from Shudder to Think, the Afghan Whigs, and Ben Folds Five, and he played a set from Spin‘s in-house concert series, Spinhouse Live. “It was a great time, getting on the air and sharing some new tunes with the kids out in the campground and in the Bonnaroo vicinity,” Gaston said. “It was also awesome to get two hours of air conditioning to chill with our correspondents.”

Here’s Peter’s Radio Bonnaroo playlist:

Slow Runner, “Break Your Mama’s Back”
Smoking Popes, “No More Smiles”
Ted Leo, “Dancin’ in the Dark (Spinhouse Live Version)”
Spinto Band, “Oh Mandy”
Young Love, “Discotech”
The Format, “Time Bomb”
The Gossip, “Standing in the Way of Control”
Controlling the Famous, “Highway Parking Lot”
The Raconteurs, “Steady As She Goes”
Cold War Kids, “Hang Me Out to Dry”
The Long Winters, “Ultimatum”
Ben Folds Five, “Kate”
The Boy Least Likely To, “Faith”
Afghan Whigs, “Come See About Me”
Head Automatica, “Beating Heart Baby”
Bloc Party, “2 More Years (MSTRKRFT Remix)”
White Rose Movement, “Love Is a Number”
The Cinematics, “Chase”
Midlake, “Roscoe”
Kaiser Chiefs, “I Predict a Riot (Spinhouse Live Acoustic Version)”
Say Anything, “Alive with the Glory of Love (Spinhouse Live Acoustic Version)”
Smoosh, “Make it Through (Spinhouse Live Version)”
Shout Out Louds, “The Comeback (Tommy Sunshine Mix)”
The Hong Kong, “Not Getting Any Better”
The Upwelling, “Diamond Ring”
Nightmare of You, “The Days Go By So Slow”
The Five O’Clock Heroes, “Stay the Night”
Shudder to Think, “Red House”
Bound Stems, “Crimes and Follies”

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