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The Rodent Hour

Hosted by: Matt Attack
Live Monday at 8:00 pm
Category: Local Music, Music, Rock

About the Show

The Rodent Hour plays independent rock ‘n’ roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM on Radio Free Brooklyn. Each week Matt Attack will be joined in the studio by members of a Brooklyn area band for tunes and talk about the music they create and play. The show features nothing but top quality music from independent artists that we think you should hear more from

About Matt Attack

Matt is a former college soccer coach that has lived in far too many places across North America and in each stop on his long journey to Brooklyn he’s always sought refuge in the local music scene. Ten years after arriving in Brooklyn he continues to be a tireless advocate for the independent musicians that are working hard to produce such a wide variety of great music.



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  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #11 Season 5 - The Yeahtones
    by Matt Attack on July 29, 2017 at 19:15

    Rock 'n' Roll in matching shirts! The YeahTones is the tenacious rock ‘n’ roll brain-child of bandleader and frontman Jake Pinto. The Yeahtones - "A Real Song"Lo Tom - "Covered Wagon"Wave Action - "Television"The Yeahtones - "find My Baby"Pinact - "Seams"The Blackfires - "Rock Beast"The Yeahtones - "Eviction Notice"The Yeahtones - "Believe"The DT's - "Just A Little Taste" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM only on Radio Free Brooklyn. If you like any of the music played during the show please think about purchasing the music & adding it to your collection. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #10 Season 5 - Everybody Plays The Fool
    by Matt Attack on July 23, 2017 at 20:45

    Before you do anything rash, dig this… Everybody Plays the Fool showcases a wide variety of music, with a different theme each week (previous topics have included: cats, 70s radio, great song introductions, and baked goods). Each episode brings together a diverse selection of songs, along with music trivia, humor, and live performances. It may be factual, may be cruel. http://rfb.nyc/epf Badly Drawn Boy "Year of the Rat"The Specials "Rat Race"Primus "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver"Modest Mouse "I Came As a Rat"The Main Ingredient "Just Don't Want to Be Lonely"Billy Preston "I Wrote a Simple Song"Sly & The Family Stone "If You Want Me to Stay"Earth, Wind & Fire "Got to Get You Into My Life"Paul McCartney & Wings "Helen Wheels"Thin Lizzy "Jailbreak"Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band "Jersey Girl (Live)"NRBQ "Never Take the Place of You"Madness "It Must Be Love"Marshall Crenshaw "You're My Favorite Waste of Time"Warren Zevon "Lawyers, Guns and Money" […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #9 Season 5 - You Bred Raptors?
    by Matt Attack on July 15, 2017 at 21:00

    You Bred Raptors? are a three piece instrumental busking band out of New York City. Their songs are crafted with 8-string bass, cello, drums and two glockenspiels. The compositions have a heavy, post-rock, experimental, film score-like sound. They are also one of the hardest working bands that I know. http://youbredraptors.com/ You Bred Raptors? - "Bayonette"Iced Ink - "Crazy Eyes"You Bred Raptors? - "polka dot"Karen & the Sorrows - "Take Me For A Ride"Murder For Girls - "Murder For Girls"You Bred Raptors? - "stalemate"You Bred Raptors? - "Hyperbole"Zack Keim - "On the Run Blues" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM only on Radio Free Brooklyn. If you like any of the music played during the show please think about purchasing the music & adding it to your collection. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #8 Season 5 - Kabbalah
    by Matt Attack on July 8, 2017 at 17:15

    KABBALAH is a trio from Pamplona, Spain, featuring Carmen (drums) and Marga (bass), former members of Las Culebras, and Alba (guitar), formerly of Prehistoric Mermaid. Their sound has been described as strong, mysterious and fascinating, and moves between flashes of occult rock, 70s retro and classic heavy- psychedelic of the late 60s. Their new album, "Spectral Ascent", was released on 7/7/17 on Twin Earth Records in CD/Digital/LP. https://twinearthrecords.bandcamp.com/ Kabbalah - "Phantasmal Planetoid"Poste942 - "Whiskey"Kabbalah - "Dark Revelation"Vajra - "The Mirror"Kabbalah - "Presence"Kabbalah - "The Darkest End"Heavy Traffic - "Plastic Surgery"Geezer - "One Leg Up" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM only on Radio Free Brooklyn. If you like any of the music played during the show please think about purchasing the music & adding it to your collection. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #7 Season 5 - LocalChords
    by Matt Attack on July 1, 2017 at 22:26

    Radio Free Brooklyn is very excited to announce that we have officially launched our second live stream – RFB 2: LocalChords. RFB 2 is a 24/7 uninterrupted stream consisting exclusively of LOCAL music – i.e. bands based in New York City. Grace McLean & Them Apples - "Ocean-Vapor"Doe Paoro - "Born Whole"Pep - "Run"You Bred Raptors? - "Bayonette"Sun Voyager - "White Angel"The Space Merchants - "Reavers"God Tiny - "Born to die"You Bred Raptors? - "stalemate"Cinema Cinema - "Bomb Plot"Bbigpigg - "Chow Time"Limbo Dolls - "feed"Dead Heart Bloom - "motion"Tucker Woods - "Lunatic"Alejandro Meola & Robinsones - "Gypsy Woman (She Told Me)"You Bred Raptors? - "Hyperbole"Kabbalah - "Phantasmal Planetoid"Heavy Traffic - "Medicated Bed" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM only on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #6 Season 5 - Basic Bitches
    by Matt Attack on June 24, 2017 at 19:15

    City Slackers is a cathartic 13-song collection from the ferocious, hard-hitting two piece, Basic Bitches. http://www.basicbitchesband.com/ Basic Bitches - "We All Moved To The City"Shovel - "With You"Lumps - "Spirit Sweat"The Kominas - "Twist That Knife"The Youts - "Memory loss"Basic Bitches - "Summer In The City"Lady Bits - "The Standard"Incircles - "long island"Ellen and the Degenerates - "my house"Basic Bitches - "Come On Brenda, It's the 90's for Chrissakes"Basic Bitches - "Lonely Teenage Heart"Knucklehead - "Revival"The Loneliers - "Don't Touch Me." The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM only on Radio Free Brooklyn. If you like any of the music played during the show please think about purchasing the music & adding it to your collection. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #5 Season 5 - Punk Island
    by Matt Attack on June 17, 2017 at 07:40

    Punk Island is led by a collective of artists, curators, musicians, and educators whose goal is to bring the vitality, diversity, and intensity of the NYC punk scene into the light of day. http://www.punkislandnyc.com/ NCM - "Bah Bah Dead Sheep"Alouth - "Soaked in Beer"Disposable - "Looking Back"Almost Aimless - "Jesus Saves"Ellen and the Degenerates - "Trash"Ruby Bones - "Heart of Darkness"Lady Bizness - "zoo"Sister Munch - "Not Consensual"There Are Four Lights - "Cat Call"Tonya Harding - "So What"Scarboro - "Downward Spiral"Nihiloceros - "Throatchop"Thundera - "Non-Citizen"Knucklehead - "Anxious"The Silverhounds - "The Way of the Wolf"Trashy - "Urban Hellscape"Little Prince - "Why" The Rodent Hour plays independent R'n'R from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8:00 PM, only on Radio Free Brooklyn. If you like any of the music played during the show please think about purchasing the music & adding it to your collection. […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #4 Season 5 - Support Local Music
    by Matt Attack on June 10, 2017 at 18:00

    The Rodent Hour was created to support the independent artist. If you like any of the music played during the show please think about purchasing the music and adding it to your collection. The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM only on Radio Free Brooklyn. http://rfb.nyc/trh Finn & His Rustkickers - "Impeach the President"God Tiny - "Betty"The Bunks - "Run Back Home"Grim Streaker - "Psycho"Five Horse Johnson - "Jake Leg Boogie"July Talk - "Summer Dress"Vajra - "Inside the Flame"Vajra - "The Mirror"Imaginary People - "Mr Hesitance"Answering Machine - "Hunks & Gunks"Lumps - "sleep tight"The Rizzos - "Prom Mom"Shanda & the Howlers - "She Don't Want a Man"Failure Machine - "Hotline Bling"Knock Yourself Out - "What Are You Made of?" […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #3 Season 5 - Northside Festival Preview
    by Matt Attack on June 3, 2017 at 19:15

    For one week every June, over 100,000 creative and cultural trendsetters meet in Brooklyn to uncover the future of music, innovation and content. The 55 minutes of music that I've put together represents just a small sample of the music being played at this year's Northside Festival. Pick up a badge and experience 4 days of great, independent music for yourself. northsidefestival.com Stuydeyed - "Pearl"Fat Heaven - "Bowling for Bone"Sun Voyager - "trip"Nervous Dater - "Scabs"Sharkmuffin - "puppy love"Blaire Alise & The Bombshells - "Shady Lane"Thick - "anymore"The Space Merchants - "One Cut Like the Moon"Samantha - "Throatchop"Secret Nudist Friends - "Susan"Darkwing - "Dark Hunting"The Flux Machine - "Square Up"Graveyard Lovers - "storm"Castle Black - "Blind Curtain"The Giraffes - "Product Placement Song" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM only on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #2 Season 5 - Wanda Jackson
    by Matt Attack on May 27, 2017 at 19:15

    The "Wanda Jackson" being cited in the episode title is definitely the singer but instead of having the Queen of Rockabilly in the studio with me at Radio Free Brooklyn as my guest it's a reference to the names of the two cocker spaniels that Mrs. Attack and I recently adopted. The Falling Birds - "my girl"LoveHONEY - "devil woman"The Bushwick Hotel - "Show You the Way"Guillotine Riot - "Zombie From NJ"Church Girls - "Friends & Idols"Vulpynes - "OCD"Sun Mahshene - "On Blood"BandMaster Ruckus - "DAB"Joe Smith & The Going Concern - "It's All Right"Wanda Jackson - "There's A Party Going On"The Gentlemen Bastards - "Mad"Crowd the Airwaves - "Natural Born Therapist"Fruit & Flowers - "Out of Touch"Smoke Mountain - "demOn"Brick Briscoe - "5Sick7"Shovel - "Dweeb"Imaginary People - "Snapshot" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #1 Season 5 - Ruby Bones
    by Matt Attack on May 20, 2017 at 19:15

    Indie rockers Ruby Bones combine energetic rhythms with visceral, existential lyrics and unabashed hooks to form short, punchy songs best digested in the sweat-soaked clubs that define New Jersey and Brooklyn. http://www.rubybonesband.com/ Ruby Bones - "no fun"Bound & Buried - "Wolves on the Radio"Ruby Bones - "You I Want"Brenyama - "Waiting for Godzilla"Sharkmuffin - "I Wanna Be you"Ruby Bones - "Heart of Darkness"LKFFCT - "appleseed"Ruby Bones - "Gone Gone Gone"Guillotine Riot - "Zombie From NJ" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM on Radio Free Brooklyn. http://rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #26 Season 4 - Cassie and Maggie
    by Matt Attack on May 13, 2017 at 19:15

    Fun, exciting, charming and talented Cassie Anne and Maggie Jane MacDonald are a dynamic Celtic sister duo who have emerged onto the music scene as the ones to watch. https://cassieandmaggie.com/ Jaime Garamella - "The Rodent Hour Theme Song"Cassie and Maggie - "Let No Man Steal Your Thyme"Alejandro Meola & Robinsones - "Gypsy Woman (She Told Me)"Cassie and Maggie - "Strip the Willow Set"Cassie and Maggie - "Seileach"Pandafan - "Run to Fight"Cassie and Maggie - "Hangman"Natalie Mishell & Company - "Gently Down Your Stream" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #25 Season 4 - 68creep
    by Matt Attack on May 6, 2017 at 20:00

    Gloom/garage creepcore....dream trash....a David Lynch garage sale... After meeting at a NYC ad agency marketing drugs for schizophrenia, Brooklyn’s 68creep has set out to spread its heavy, surreal, carny creepcore to David Lynch fans near and far. https://www.facebook.com/68creep PLAYLIST68creep - "Stone Cold Kiss"The Improbables - "Save Yourself"68creep - "Birthday"The '94 Knicks - "Don't Worry"Shotgun Sawyer - "Shallow Grave"68creep - "I Put a Spell on You"68creep - "Black Cat"Gunfight! - "Raise & Fall" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #24 Season 4 - Signals of Bedlam
    by Matt Attack on April 29, 2017 at 19:15

    Prog. Punk. Rock. Sirens. Blast beats. Melt them all down and you might just end up with Signals of Bedlam. "Escaping Velocity" is progressive rock. Signals of Bedlam have many influences, but the bands that draw them together are Karnivool, The Mars Volta, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and The Dear Hunter. Find all of their tour dates and pick up "Escaping Velocity" by visiting their website. http://signalsofbedlam.com/ Signals of Bedlam - "Mass Appeal"Project Revival - "Rewind and Play"Black City Avenger - "The Unbroken"Signals of Bedlam - "Signal"Red Arkade - "Die Today"Signals of Bedlam - "The Thread"Crawl - "Mine"Signals of Bedlam - "The Fix" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM on Radio Free Brooklyn. https://rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #23 Season 4 - Crowd The Airwaves
    by Matt Attack on April 22, 2017 at 19:15

    Hailing from the Outer Boroughs of New York City, the melodic rock power trio brings a fiery, take-no-prisoners mixture of classic rock, punk, glam, and modern alternative grit, injecting fresh blood into an already-diverse scene. For lovers of tight harmonies, thumping rhythm, and rock riffs with sprinklings of classical and pop sensibility. Their most recent release is called "All The Things We Don't Say" and is available from their page on Bandcamp. https://crowdtheairwaves.bandcamp.com/ The Ghost Wolves - "Intro"Crowd the Airwaves - "City Dreams"The Ghost Wolves - "Strychnine in My Lemonade"Freya Wilcox & the Howl - "bury me"Samantha - "Plasma"Pussywolf - "Reckson So"Crowd the Airwaves - "Strange"Castle Black - "Blind Curtain"Crowd the Airwaves - "The Truth"Black Doldrums - "Dreamcatcher" The Rodent Hour plays independent rock 'n' roll from Brooklyn & beyond every Monday evening at 8PM on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #22 Season 4 - Cinema Cinema
    by Matt Attack on April 15, 2017 at 19:15

    The new album from Cinema Cinema, out on Labelship/Dullest Records, drops on April 28th and with the help of Adam E. Industry from Old Time Religion Radio Hour we caught up with Ev and Paul from the band. https://www.cinemacinemaband.com/ Cinema Cinema - "phone call"Netherlands - "New Jocks"Cinema Cinema - "Digital Clockwork Orange"You Bred Raptors? - "Hyperbole"Jerkagram - "Cloud Builder"Cinema Cinema - "Taxi driver"Plainride - "dog"The Giraffes - "Blood Will Run" The Rodent Hour plays R'n'R, independent R'n'R from Brooklyn & beyond. The show airs every Monday evening at 8PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #21 Season 4 - Support Local Music
    by Matt Attack on April 8, 2017 at 19:30

    The independent music scene in Brooklyn and NYC is alive and well. Our "Support Local Music" broadcast of The Rodent Hour on Radio Free Brooklyn features tracks from bands that are playing shows in around the city. The Mad Doctors - "Lord of Garbage"Castle Black - "Psychic Surgery"Screamin' Rebel Angels - "Mayday"Stuyedeyed "Mr. Policeman"Thick - "Wasting My time"Wake the Sun - "Grace and Faith"The Lord Calverts - "(Gonna) Gonna Tear It Up"The Battery Electric - "Ovulator"Live Ones - "Right On, Sister"Crazy Pills - "Break It Down"The Royal They - "Full Metal Black"The Mad Doctors - "Mind Rot"Castle Black - "Leave It" The Rodent Hour plays R'n'R, independent R'n'R from Brooklyn & beyond. The show airs every Monday evening at 8PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #20 Season 4 - Giftshop
    by Matt Attack on April 1, 2017 at 19:45

    Giftshop draws on broad influences ranging from BIG 80's to PUNK, channeling a sound that’s familiar yet fresh. Championing CBGB’s style pop from the streets of New York City, Giftshop's hi-energy stage shows have earned them a dedicated following in Manhattan at the best live music venues. The band is getting ready to release their 3rd EP, "Blue Monster". http://giftshoptheband.com/ SolarCruiser - "Roll the Dice"Giftshop - "Cill the Choreographer"Roya - "A Sickness"The Mad Doctors - "Dial M (For Sultry)"Giftshop - "Red Letter Day"Giftshop - "Doncha Know"Supermajor - "Cemetery Eyes"Giftshop - "Only the Lonely" The Rodent Hour plays R'n'R, independent R'n'R from Brooklyn & beyond. The show airs every Monday evening at 8PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. http://rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #19 Season 4 - Lovehoney
    by Matt Attack on March 25, 2017 at 19:45

    Lovehoney is a Rock 'n' Roll band from Brooklyn, NY. Vocals: Alysia QuinonesGuitar: Tommy WhiteBass: Matt SalehDrums: Tom Gehlhaus http://www.lovehoneymusic.com/ Lovehoney - "Can't Stop"Radiofire - "Touchdown"Lovehoney - "Beauty in the Struggle"Aloud - "Agua Mala (feat. Cold Blood Club)"Fear Is Dead - "Pretty Ugly"Lovehoney - "Devil Woman"Lovehoney - "I'm Gone"Roots Roundup - "HMS Maybelline" The Rodent Hour plays R'n'R, independent R'n'R from Brooklyn & beyond. The show airs every Monday evening at 8:00 PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. http://rfb.nyc/tr […]

  • The Rodent Hour Ep. #18 Season 4 - PEP
    by Matt Attack on March 18, 2017 at 20:00

    Alleviate that day-to-day stress and put a smile on your face with PEP! Not just another musical sensation, PEP is the only one of it’s kind! A cunning blend of musical flavors that serve to titillate the earbuds, PEP has even been scientifically proven to heighten your most intimate moments. Don’t take our word for it, listen for yourself! http://www.pepisaband.com/ PEP - "Get Physical"Blaire Alise & The Bombshells - "In Another Lifetime"PEP - "Baby Go On"Deidre & the Dark - "Boss Lady"PEP - "As Lovers"The Rebel Set - "Jorge Miguel"Viv and the Sect - "time machine"PEP - "Run"The Lord Calverts - "(Gonna) Gonna Tear It Up" The Rodent Hour plays R'n'R, independent R'n'R from Brooklyn & beyond. The show airs every Monday evening at 8:00 PM (EST) on Radio Free Brooklyn. rfb.nyc/tr […]

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