I got handed the reins of Little Records Radio for an hour and you can hear the results Thursday, October 2, at 2:00 PM EST and again at 10:00 EST.
Going against my first impulses, I didn't load the playlist up with D.C. acts. But I was very tempted to. So the surprises will not be nuggets from Dot Dash or Velocity Girl or Youth Brigade.
However, the D.C. area is represented by one cut (featuring a singer I sorta know) and the rest of the playlist is an attempt to recreate some of my favorite car mix-tapes from years past -- the cassettes I wore out with the cuts I always played.
And here's what I played (along with a video of one of the tracks).