8/26/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

August 26th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

MotörheadGirlschool – Emergency – St. Valentines Day Massacre
The New Year – Folios – S/T – For Neil and Iben.
The Fall – Pretty Thief Lout – Couldn’t Get Ahead
Eleventh Dream Day – Taking Too Long – Works For Tomorrow (bonus track) – Wipers cover.
Mo-Dettes – Bitta Truth – 45
Latryx – Say That (original) – 12″
Charged G.B.H. – No Survivors – 45

Buzzcocks – Everybody’s Happy Nowadays – 45
Del Rey – The Nine Of Swords – TBD – From a forthcoming, untitled full-length.
The Stents – Nobody Loves The Hulk – Split 45 with The Improbables – [N]
Janelle Monáe with Deep Cotton, St. Beauty, Jidenna, Roman GianArthur & George 2.0 – Hell You Talmbout – .mp3
Northern Liberties & Towers – One By One By One – Dead Hell In A Bucket – [N] – [C]
Mallhombre – Fini – 45 – Featuring Melissa Auf Der Maur.
Tubeway Army – That’s Too Bad – 45

The Bismarck – This Train Runs On Two Rails – Bombs Of Patriots
Wish Key – Orient Express (Instrumental) – Orient Express/Last Summer – 1983.
The Gizmos – Black To Comm – Gizmos World Tour 2014 – MC5 cover live on WFMU.
Shabazz Palaces – The Mystery Of Lonnie The Den – 2015 Adult Swim Singles Program
Capt. Lovelace – Banana Hammock – Banana Hammock
Twist Noir – Enemies – Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik: German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s – [C]
Royal Headache – Another World – High

The Jags – Back Of My Hand – 45
Sandrider – Glaive – Split 12″ with Kinski
Jessica Pratt – Strange Melody – On Your Own Love Again – [N]
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – Roller Coaster By The Sea – 45
The Improbables – Giving You A Key – 45 – [N]
The News – Audio Video – 45
Superchunk – Mower – 45

Stiff Little Fingers – Just Fade Away – 45
Amanda X – Juniper – Hundreds & Thousands – Forthcoming.
Deafheaven – Brought To The Water – New Bermuda
Goodnight Lights – Say What You Want – Say What You Want – [N]



8/5/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

August 5th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Mudhoney – No One Has – Superfuzz Bigmuff
Marvin Gaye – “T” Plays It Cool – Trouble Man
Eleventh Dream Day – Works For Tomorrow – Works For Tomorrow
Goddess – Leave Here – Paradise – [N]
Kinski – Beyond In Touch With My Feminine Side – Sandrider + Kinski
The Mountain Goats – Werewolf Gimmick – Beat The Champ – [N]
Verbal Assault – Learn – Learn

CHONDRIA – Blood Trail – DEMO
GZA x Sweet Valley – Planetary Energy – CONS EP VOL. 3
Dr. Janet – Starry Eyes – 7″ – The Records cover.
Lea Bertucci & Leila Bordreuil – Thunder Rolling Down The Mountain – L’Onde Souterraine
These Estates – Death Rattle – How The Midwest Was Won
Miss Kittin & The Hacker – Leather Forever – Lost Tracks Vol. 1
Protomartyr – Why Does It Shake – The Agent Intellect – Out in October!

Marginal Man – Shades Of Reason – Double Image
Amy Bezunartea – New Villain – New Villain – Out in September!
Curtis Mayfield – Ain’t Got Time – Sweet Exorcist
Dreamboys – Bela Lugosi’s Birthday – 45 – Members include a young Peter Capaldi and Craig Ferguson!
Kaleidoscope Death – Head Injury – Dead Hell In A Bucket – [C]
KATIEE – Atlantic City – 7″ – Forthcoming. Ex-Young People.
Constantines – Arizona – S/T

OBN III’s – I’m Done – Worth A Lot Of Money
Chung Antique – Bison Light – Tour EP – Happy birthday, Charlie!
Bezier – Centrifuge – Telomeres
The Blind Shake – Go Go – Live In San Francisco
Sinn Sisamouth – Dance A Go Go – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock & Roll – [N] – [C]
Solomon Grundy – Spirit Of Radio – 7″ – Rush cover.
Woolen Men – Clean Dreams – Temporary Monument

WOMPS – Live A Little Less – 7″ – Scottish.
Yonatan Gat – North To South – Director
Chad VanGaalen – Clinically Dead – Infinitiheart – [R]
Smersh – Spook House – Super Heavy Solid Waste – Collection of 1983-1993 tape recordings.



7/15/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

July 15th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Silkworm – Cotton Girl – Libertine – Re-air of a July 20, 2005 radio show. For Michael, John and Doug.
Silkworm – A Cockfight Of Feelings – Italian Platinum
Silkworm – Slow Burn – L’ajre
Silkworm – Dremate – In The West
Silkworm – The Lure Of Beauty – Firewater
Silkworm – “Don’t Look Back” – It’ll Be Cool

Silkworm – Never Met A Man I Didn’t Like (Clean Edit) – New School / Old School
Silkworm – Grotto Of Miracles (Alternate Take) – Couldn’t You Wait?
Silkworm – I Must Pianner / I Must Prepare – 7″
Silkworm & Seam – I Found That Essence Rare – .mp3 – Gang Of Four cover.
Silkworm – Slave Wages – Lifestyle
Silkworm – Scrawl – L’ajre
Silkworm – Scruffy Tumor – Marco Collins Sessions
Silkworm – Into The Woods – 7″

Silkworm – Cotton Girl – Libertine
Silkworm – Ice Station Zebra – Developer
Silkworm – That’s All There Is – You Are Dignified – Nina Nastasia song.
Silkworm – Tarnished Angel – Firewater
Silkworm – Merry Christmas – The My Pal God Holiday Record – [C]
Silkworm – Empty Elevator Shaft – Blueblood – [R]
Silkworm – Pearl Harbor – His Absence Is A Blessing

Silkworm – Couldn’t You Wait? – Libertine – [R]
The Crust Brothers – Bitch – Marquee Mark – Rolling Stones cover. Live.
Silkworm – That’s Entertainment – Lifestyle
Silkworm – Slipstream – 7″
Silkworm – On The Road, One More Time – 45
Silkworm – (I Hope U) Don’t Survive – Italian Platinum
Silkworm – Garden City Blues – In The West – [R]

Silkworm – Quicksand – Firewater – [R]
Silkworm – Yen + Janet Forever – Libertine – [R]
Silkworm – Something Hyper – It’ll Be Cool – [R]
Silkworm – Dead Animals – Pet Sounds Volume One – A Benefit For Alter – [R] – [C]
Silkworm – Sheep Wait For Wolf – Developer – [R]
Silkworm – The Grand Tour – New School / Old School – George Jones song.
Silkworm – St. Patrick’s Day – L’ajre

Silkworm – Treat The New Guy Right – Lifestyle
Silkworm – Raised By Tigers – In The West
Silkworm – Insider – You Got Lucky – Tom Petty cover. – [C]
Silkworm – Severance Pay – Firewater
Silkworm – Give Me Some Skin – Developer
Silkworm – Dirty Air – Italian Platinum
Silkworm – There Is A Party In Warsaw Tonight – Libertine

Silkworm – Ooh La La – Lifestyle – Faces song.



7/8/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

July 8th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Eleventh Dream Day – The People’s History – Works For Tomorrow – Out soon!
Ros Serey Sothea – Old Pot Still Cooks Good Rice – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock & Roll – [N] – [C]
Blue Russell – I Wanna Fly Away (Instrumental) – 12″ – 1985.
Pere Ubu – 30 Seconds Over Tokyo – Elitism For The People 1975-1978 – Live at Max’s Kansas City, 1977.
The Terminal Orchestra – Fivers Plan – .mp3
Taxidermists – Big Enough For The Truth – Honesty Box
Dick Diver – Bondi 98 – Callendar Days

Stalins Of Sound – Truth To Power – Tank Tracks
Lazy Salon – Dam – LZY-SLN 1-3 – [N]
Jurassic 5 – Break – Power In Numbers
The Midgetmen – Titus Mollard – Hobbytown!
Asmari Tessema Eshete – Aya Wechebaye – Ethiopiques 27
Thee Speaking Canaries – Hall Of Force – Platter Base Must Be Constructed Of Moon-Rock
The Writhing Squares – Streetlight Nightmare – 7″ – Local. – [N]

Mikal Cronin – Green & Blue – S/T
Goat – It’s Time For Fun – 7″ – Out in September.
Nice & Smooth – Hip Hop Junkies – Old School Party Jams Vol. 9 – [C]
Stereolab – Contact – Switched On
The Karl Hendricks Trio – Valentine Melody – 45 – Tim Buckley song.
Orchestra Of Spheres – Smash Hit #1 – Vibration Animal Sex Brain Music
The Cats – Six Packs / Lying In State – Grave Desecrator + 4 – The latter is a Verlaines cover. – [N]

Tenement – Under The Storm Clouds – Predatory Headlights – [N]
Thangs – Inside Outlook – Wrap Up My Mouth – Local.
Charly Bliss – Strings – Soft Serve
Clay Pedrini – New Dream (Vocal) – 12″ – 1984.
A.P. Mike – Michael Perry – .mp3
Jeff Zeigler & Gareth Brett – Love Dance of the Saroos – .mp3 – Joe Meek song.
Andy Human & The Reptoids – Blood On The Wall – S/T – [N]

Downtown Boys – Desede Arriba – Full Communism – [N]
Soki Nambi / Chola Piana – Bonne Annee – African Acoustic – Guitar Songs From Tanzania, Zambia & Zaire – [C]
Lydia Lunch Retrovirus – Frankie Teardrop – Urge To Kill – Suicide cover. – [N]
Bantam Rooster – In The Manner To Which I’m Accustomed – Deal Me In
John Carpenter – Obsidian – Lost Themes
Ocrilim – Anoint 5 – Anoint



7/1/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

July 1st, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

These Estates – Pay Me Some Attention – The Dignity Of Man
Don Muro – Pushin’ Me Down – We All Need Each Other: The 1968-1969 Recordings
Hulk Smash – Owner Of A Lonely Heart – .mp3 – Yes cover. RIP Chris Squire.
Pen Ran – There’s Nothing To Be Ashamed Of – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock & Roll – [N] – [C]
Alpha Cop – The Kindred – The Taupe EP
Igneous Eyes – Won Time – Won Time
Bully – Six – Feels Like

Kerbivore – All Dressed – All Dressed – [N]
Dusty Rhodes – “Hard Times” promo – .mp3 – RIP.
Ghostface Killah – The Champ – FishScale
Implodes – Don’t Leave The House – Reverser
Dog Faced Hermans & The Honkies – Peace Warriors – 45 – Ornette Coleman cover. RIP.
Mint Mile – Modern Day – In Season & Ripe – Forthcoming.
Lungfish – Love Is Love – Love Is Love

Big Quiet – Maura & Dana – 7″
Pierre Godot – Petra Im Spanischen Garten – Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik: German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s – [C]
Jovan Karcic – Reporter Song – 2011
The Stammer – Hey Joan – Days In Between
The Rutabega – Wonderboy – .mp3 – Kinks cover.
Creepoid – Worthless & Poor – Cemetery Highrise Slum
Maple Stave – Sleep Camel – .mp3

Superchunk – The Majestic – 45
DJ Muggs vs. GZA – Advance Pawns (Clean) – 12″ – Feat. RZA, Raekwon & Sen Dog.
Mary Lattimore & Jeff Ziegler – Tomorrow Is A Million Years – Slant Of Light
Electric Hawk – Hoark The Obelisk – Electric Hawk II
Nervous Curtains – Devastator – Con – Forthcoming.
Magnolia Electric Co. – The Handing Down – Josephine
3 – Don’t Walk Away – Dark Days Coming

SWIVS – Grounded High – Free Period Blood Money – [N]
Jungle Brothers – Beyond This World – Done By The Forces Of Nature
Ashtray Boy – Anyone Can Make A Mistake – .mp3 – Wedding Present cover.
Blank Realm – No Views – Illegals In Heaven – Forthcoming.
Bone & Bell – Weave The Marrow – Organ Fantasy
Damaged Bug – What Cheer – Cold Hot Plumbs – [N]



6/10/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

June 10th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Wiccans – Field II – Field II
Daniel Bachman – Song For The Setting Sun I – River – [N]
Ancient Sky – Hazy Mary – All Get Out
Hop Along – Sister Cities – Painted Shut – [N]
Holly Hunt – Prometheus – Prometheus
Grupo De Capoeira Angola Pelourinho – Historia Do Mestre Pastinha – Capoeira Angola From Salvador, Brazil
Glazer – New Trends – S/T – Local. – [N]

Bad Noids – Poison In The Kitchen – Everything From Soup To Dessert
Jim O’Rourke – Last Year – Simple Songs – [N]
Earthless – From The Ages – From The Ages
Shawn David McMillen – 5 Bricks – On The Clock With JJ & Mitch – [N]
Nelly – Hot In Herre (Instr.) – 12″
Ceremony – Bleeder – The L-Shaped Man – [N]
Mountain High – Witch Hunting Memoirs – Wicked Wanderer

Black Taj – Back To The Bridges – S/T
Speedy Ortiz – Ka-Prow! – Cop Kicker
Ros Serey Sothea – Heaven’s Song – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll – [C]
Girlpool – Crowded Stranger – Before The World Was Big – [R]
Anadolu Bayramlari – Titremek Ve Terlemek – Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik: German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s – [C]
Lewis & Clarke – Before It Breaks You – Live On WPRB
Judy Henske & Jerry Yester – Snowblind – Farewell Aldebaran

Conan Neutron & The Secret Friends – Fight Math – The Enemy Of Everyone – Eugene Robinson of Oxbow on vocals. – [N]
Jr. Gone Wild – Day Of The First Snow – Less Art, More Pop!
Ken Camden – Asleep At The Wheel – Dream Memory – [N]
Oblivians – Emergency – Popular Favorites



6/3/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

June 3rd, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

The Sonics – The Hard Way – This Is The Sonics – [N]
Bedhead – The Unpredictable Landlord – Live In Chicago
Corners – Love Letters – Maxed Out On Distractions – [N]
Valentino, Inc. – Impact – Production Music Library
Sarah Mary Chadwick – Am I Worth It? – 9 Classic Tracks – [N]
Spike – Magic Table – Orange Cloud Nine – 1983.
The Stranglers – Get A Grip (On Yourself) – Burning Ambitions: A History Of Punk – [C]

Meatbodies – Off – S/T – [N]
Montana – Warp Factor II – 12″
Mudhoney – Who You Driving Now? – Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge – Check out their 1991 interview at wprbhistory.org!
Redspencer – Ride It Out – S/T – Australian.
Fleabite – Magic 106.7 – T.T.Y.L. – [N]
Yo La Tengo – Deeper Into Movies – Stuff Like That There – Updated version of an old song.
Circus Lupus – Tightrope Walker – 7″

Flesh World – Shaved Head – The Wild Animals In My Life
Lazy Salon – Rai – LZY SLN 003
Baksey Cham Krong – B.C.K. – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock & Roll – [C]
Daughn Gibson – I Let Him Deal – Carnation
Miss Pussycat – Magical Nebulon Rainbowland – Anthropomorphizer
Co-Mix – Revol Rules OK – Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik: German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s – [C]
Kinski – Detroit Trickle Down – 7 (Or 8) – [N]

Shellshag – 1984 – Rumors In Disguise
Portastatic – An Elegant Chaos – Spillage – Julian Cope cover.
Chris Brokaw – Skating Under Glass, Living Like A King – The Periscope Twins – [N]
??? – Kassena-Nankani Festival – Ghana: Ancient Ceremonies, Dance Music & Songs
Signer – Low Light Sleep – The New Face Of Smiling
Inflatable Boy Clams – I’m Sorry – S/T – 1981 double 7″ reissued. – [N]
Monotonix – As Noise – Where Were You When It Happened?

Useless Eaters – Plaque Is Vague – Singles: 2011-2014 – [N]
Ought – Pleasant Heart – More Than Any Other Day



Live performance #238 – 75 Dollar Bill.

May 27th, 2015

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75 Dollar Bill web site

Intro / Like Laundry / Tetuzi Akiyama / Water In The Lock



5/27/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

May 27th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Flesh Lights – Flashback To The Majestic – Too Big To Fail
Famous Blue Jay Singers Of Birmingham – Clanka A Lanka (Sleep On Mother) – The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Volume Two (1928-32) – [N] – [C]
Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara – Hershey Horowitz-Mary Elizabeth Doyle Wedding Plans – The Last Two People In The World – RIP Anne Meara.
The Ukiah Drag – Night Of Immaculacy – In The Reaper’s Quarters – [N]
Akendengue – Oklo – Piroguier
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Peasantry Or ‘Light! Inside Of Light!’ – Asunder, Sweet & Other Distress – [N]
Toy Love – Pull Down The Shades – Live At The Gluepot 1980

Scrotum Poles – Helicopter Honeymoon – Messthetics #105 – RIP Craig Methven.
Blanche Blanche Blanche – Fire – Breaking Mirrors – [N]
Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara – Regina Margaret Mulcahy, Middle American – Laugh When You Like – RIP Anne Meara.
SAVAK – This Currency Exchanged – .mp3 – Members of Edsel and Obits.
David Arvedon – The Education To My Equation (Long Version) – The Best Of Dave Arvedon Volume 2 – Unhinged. – [N]
Minibeast – Bubblegum Disaster – .mp3 – Peter Prescott of Volcano Suns / Mission Of Burma.
Mac McCaughan – Whatever Light – 45

75 Dollar Bill – Live on WPRB – 38:20 – http://75dollarbill.bandcamp.com

Thee Oh Sees – Lupine Ossuary – Mutilator Defeated At Last
Yol Aularong – Cyclo – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock & Roll – [C]
American Werewolf Academy – I Can’t Lose – 45
Kleines Schwingvergnugen – 10 Jahre Frauenbewegung – Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik: German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s – [C]
Virginia Wing – World Contact – Measures Of Joy
Digital Leather – Cold Inside – All Faded
Snooty Garbagemen – You & Ernie – S/T – Tom Triplett of OBN IIIs.

Flesh Wounds – Let Me Be Clear – 45
No More – Suicide Commando – A Rose Is A Rose – 1981.
The Early Stages – Wristwatch – Single #2 Outtakes
Kickstand Boyfriend – Lying In A Coffin – Christ’s Night Out



75 Dollar Bill live on WPRB this Wednesday night!

May 26th, 2015

75 Dollar Bill, the duo of Rick Brown (Fish & Roses / Run On) and Che Chen, stops by 103.3 fm WPRB this Wednesday night for a tremendous, hypnotic three song live session.

The “singular music of this instrumental duo draws various sources from around the world and across disciplines, everything from Mauritanian guitar to raw minimalism and blown-out urban blues, yet sounds unlike anything [you’ve] heard before.”

The pair’s album “Wooden Bag,” released by Other Music, is one of 2015’s best records.

Stream it below.

“Che Chen’s guitar: a cut-rate Japanese model sketching looped figures inside old Arabic modes, pushing jagged sound through a small amplifier. But as Mr. Chen stood playing hypnotic guitar repetitions, moving with the stresses of the riffs, the drummer Rick Brown sat on a square wooden box, open in the back, and attacked it from above. Sometimes he used his heel to bounce on a kick-drum pedal, pointing backward toward the box; mostly he was striking the sides of the box with his hands and a homemade mallet, hard, finding different pitches in different places. He cued transitions in the music, building odd or compound rhythms, turning them around and blurring distinctions between downbeats and upbeats. On the surface, the rhythms were only secondary to the guitar lines; deeper down, they were enfolded. One couldn’t do without the other.”The New York Times