turns out I did the first hour of the show myself, raiding the new release shelf and playing a fair chunk of music I hadn't heard before, including the Take Action Vol 6 compilation. there's a tour to go along with it: takeactiontour.com.
and I just found out my subscription to the enlightening and entertaining herbivore magazine now comes in a neato online interactive version. check out the mag's main page for an explanation of why herbivore's gone web-savvy and what's happening on the print side of things. there are also some interesting (saddening?) links to info on the recent shake-up in independent publishing that brought all this about.