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Meet Mike Finger

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Ely Henry (Mike Finger) and Rafe Spall (Reg) in Roadies. Photo: Patrick Wymore/SHOWTIME

This Sunday’s episode will introduce a brand new character into the Roadies universe, Mike Finger. Mike runs The Blue and the Black, the unofficial fan site dedicated to the Staton-House Band. His site includes all exhaustive history of the SHB, album reviews, memorabilia, etc. We hope you like Mike!

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Jul 22, 2016

Roadies Questions?

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Rafe Spall as Reg in Roadies (season 1, episode 3). - Photo: Neal Preston/SHOWTIME - Photo ID: Roadies_103_0843

If you have any Roadies related questions, please send them over and we will have Cameron answer (as many as he can) and we’ll post them on The Uncool throughout the rest of the Summer. Thanks!

 

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Jul 18, 2016

Roadies Episode 4 – Song List

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Episode 4 – The City Whose Name Must Not Be Spoken:

  • Lightspeed – Wolfgang Black (during the recap)
  • 16 Days – Whiskeytown
  • Gooch’s Wife (Score)- Jim James
  • Freaky Feedback Blues – Benji Hughes
  • Come On Get Higher (Live Session iTunes Exclusive) – Matt Nathanson
  • The “C” Word (Score) – Jim James
  • Born to Lose – Jesus Sons
  • Roadrunner – Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers
  • Victim of Life – Avett Brothers
  • Curse Instructions (Score) – Jim James
  • Boston – Augustana
  • She Lit a Fire – Lord Huron
  • (Let’s) Jack – Breach
  • If I Am a Stranger (Live in Porto Bonus Track) – Ryan Adams
  • Hot Bag (Score) – Jim James
  • Only Ghosts – Gregory Alan Isakov
  • Milo Finds Balloons (Score) – Jim James
  • 30 Bones – Fistful of Mercy
  • They Are All in Love – Jim James (and Cast)
  • They Are All in Love – The Who
  • Money – Leaf
  • Actors – Still Parade
  • The First Time – My Morning Jacket

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Jul 18, 2016

Roadies Episode 3 – Song List

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Photo: Neal Preston/SHOWTIME

Episode 3 – The Bryce Newman Letter:

  • Let’s Go (Instrumental) – He’s My Brother She’s My Sister
  • Kick Your Game – TLC
  • Think About Me (Acoustic Instrumental) – Lindsey Buckingham
  • Pink Medicine – Bearson
  • Bleed To Love Her (Acoustic Instrumental) – Lindsey Buckingham
  • T For Texas (Blue Yodel No. 1) [Live at Fox Theatre 1976] – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Cool Kids – Echosmith
  • You’re Not Good Enough – Blood Orange
  • Dreadlock Holiday – 10cc
  • So Into You – Black Atlantis
  • Happy Jack – The Who
  • Can’t Sleep – Gary Clark Jr. (Song of the Day)
  • Oh Atlanta (Live) – Little Feat
  • Bleed To Love Her – Lindsey Buckingham
  • Hold Me (Acoustic Instrumental) – Lindsey Buckingham
  • Drinkee – Sofi Tukker
  • Big Love – Lindsey Buckingham
  • I Can’t Make You Love Me – Hannah Huston
  • Track 11 (Acoustic Instrumental) – Lindsey Buckingham
  • Farewell Angelina (Live on WFMU – 11/10/91) – Jeff Buckley & Gary Lucas
  • Bobby – Youth Lagoon
  • The Letter – The Box Tops

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Jul 11, 2016

Roadies Episode 2 – Song List

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Photo: Neal Preston/SHOWTIME

Episode 2 – What Would Phil Do?:

  • Light Me Up – Bronze Radio Return
  • Son of Preacher Man – Bobbie Gentry
  • O.N.E. – Yeasayer
  • Talent Show – The Replacements
  • Sun Models – Odesza (feat. Madelyn Grant) 
  • Ain’t Nothing Going On But The Rent – Gwen Guthrie (Song of the Day)
  • Hardcore – Reignwolf
  • Dreams of Flying – Mudcrutch
  • Are You Satisfied? – Reignwolf
  • Early Meditations of Janine (score) – J.J. Abrams
  • Pretty Pimpin – Kurt Vile

Score by Jordan Cook (Reignwolf)

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Jul 5, 2016

Roadies Episode 1 – Song List

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Episode 1 – Life is a Carnival:

  • Tail Dragger – Link Wray
  • Tangled Up in Blue 3 – Bob Dylan
  • Don’t Wait – The Duke Spirit
  • Isoprene Bath – Reptar
  • Generator (First Floor)  – Freelance Whales
  • Duet for Guitars #2 – M. Ward
  • Jump Hi – Lion Babe (Featuring Childish Gambino)
  • Get Free – Major Lazer (Featuring Amber Coffman)
  • I Wish I Was Sober – Frightened Rabbit (Song of the Day)
  • The Wild Life –Outasight
  • Wrong Club – The Ting Tings
  • All We Ever Knew – The Head and the Heart
  • Lurker – Steve Gunn
  • Still Gonna Quit (score) – Jon Russell
  • Falling in Love At A Coffee Shop – Landon Pigg
  • So Many Secrets (score) – Jon Russell
  • Into Your Heart – Futurecop (Featuring Hunz & Mosaik)
  • Loudmouth – Ramones
  • Paralyse – Polarheart
  • Lost in My Mind – The Head and the Heart
  • Given to Fly – Pearl Jam
  • 30 Days in the Hole – Humble Pie
  • Fanfare – Miklos Rozsa

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Jun 27, 2016

Happy Birthday Neal Preston!

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Freddie Mercury at Wembley Stadium. Photo by Neal Preston

We want to wish the one and only Neal Preston a very happy birthday today! His relationship (both personally and professionally) with Cameron goes back 40+ years and we all love him at Vinyl Films. Happy Birthday Neal!

Neal and Cameron (2003) Courtesy of Neal Preston

Neal and Cameron (2003) Courtesy of Neal Preston

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Jun 22, 2016

Watch the Roadies Pilot now!

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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xwYCA7dbqJ8

Happy Monday everybody. Showtime has made the pilot for Roadies available for free to anyone. Just a word of warning that some streaming platforms will be editing the episode for content (i.e. nudity and language). If you are a paid Showtime or Hulu subscriber it appears that episode will be uncut. Most likely this free episode is only available to stream in North America.

It can be watched on Showtime.com, YouTube, Hulu, iTunes and many other platforms. Let us know what you think!

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Jun 13, 2016


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