1/10/18 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

January 10th, 2018

“Best of 2017 (part one)!”

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Superchunk – I Got Cut – 45
Danger Mouse featuring Run The Jewels & Big Boi – Chase Me (clean) – 12″
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – Dreaming In The Non-Dream – Dreaming In The Non-Dream
Nahid Akhtar – Karye Pyar – I Am Black Beauty
ORB – You Are Right – Naturality
Nicole Mitchell – Staircase Struggle / Shiny Divider – Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds
Xetas – The Machine – The Tower

Proto Idiot – What Is My Purpose? – Leisure Opportunity
Trouble – Snake Eyes – 7″ – As heard in “Twin Peaks: The Return.”
The New Year – Recent History – Snow
Sacred Paws – Nothing – Strike A Match
Endless Boogie – Back In ’74 – Vibe Killer
Public Enemy – sPEak! (clean) – Nothing Is Quick In The Desert
Street Eaters – Left Hand – The Envoy

A Giant Dog – Bendover – Toy
Jamie Branch – Theme Nothing / …Back At The Ranch – Fly or Die
OUT – MRI (demo) – PRF BBQ MKE Band Sampler – [C]
Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society – Sideways Fall – Simultonality
Dana – Mr. Goddamn – A God Ignored Is A Demon Born
Ted Leo – Lonsdale Avenue – The Hanged Man
Upper Wilds – UFO – Guitar Module 2017

The Bismarck – Ballad Of A Stormy Man – Follow Your Heart
Lazy Salon – Trisset – Trisset
Power – Electric Glitter Boogie – Electric Glitter Boogie
Lives Of Angels – Somebody Else – Hole In The Sky
Aseethe – Into The Sun – Hopes Of Failure
Gokcen Kaynatan – Sihirbaz – S/T
Heavy Metal – Crispy Rat – LP 3

Pissed Jeans – The Bar Is Low – Why Love Now



1/3/18 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

January 3rd, 2018

Best of “Live on WPRB” 2017!

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Street Eaters – Live on WPRB – 27:53

Sunwatchers – Live on WPRB – 38:15

Psychic Teens – Live on WPRB – 28:39

Interview with Erin Osmon – Author of “Jason Molina: Riding with the Ghost” – 60:01



Full 2017 Xmas playlist!

December 25th, 2017

 

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Zac & The Arcanes – Jon Solomon’s Christmas Eve Marathon – .mp3 – Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!

The Sonics – Santa Claus – Merry Christmas – [C]
Bob Marley – Sound The Trumpet (It’s Christmas Time) – Punk Rock Christmas – [C]
Air Mack – Santa’s Sleigh – Heavy Winter
Ex Vegas – By New Year’s Eve I Should Be Feeling Fine – 11th Annual BrainEater X-Mas Show
Windom Earle – What Child Is This – Merry Swacmas 2012 – [C]
By Surprise – Seasonal Digression – Arbor Christmas – Volume 18 – [C]
7 SANTAS – Red & Green – Sluggisha’s Xmastravaganza 6 – [C]

The Jacobites – Teenage Christmas – God Save Us Poor Sinners
Doug Mason – Christmas Bullet – .mp3
Bubblegum Lemonade – Number One For Christmas – Laz Christmas
Brian & Kerry Kijewski – E.T. & A Slinky – 2017 Christmas Stories
Don’t Trust Larry – Merry Christmas Charlie Brown – Pissed On Christmas
Boston Spaceships – Christmas Girl – .mp3
La-goons – Krampus – Krampus EP

Shouter – O Holy Night – Compton Not As Classic Xmas
Super J – Santa’s Rap Party – Ego Trip’s Greatest Hip Hop Singles: 1980 – [C]
Smothers Brothers – The Toy Song – 45
The Spook School – Someone To Spend Christmas With – .mp3
Watabou – Carol Of The Bells (Sequencer Heaven Edition) – Christmasasaurus Vol. 6 – [C]
The Columbines – War On Christmas! (If You Want it) – .mp3
Santa Sabbath – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Santa Sabbath

Adjective – Black X-Mas – The Eggnog Experience – [C]
GROB – Grobbletoe & Holly – Sluggisha’s Xmastravaganza 9 – [C]
The Brixton Riot – Winter’s Colder (When You’re Gone) – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://thebrixtonriot.bandcamp.com
James Elkington – Christmas Is Now Drawing Near At Hand – Bloodshot Records’ 13 Days Of XMAS – [C]
Little Bear – Little Bear & The Christmas Soul – A Very Bert Dax Christmas, Volume Seven – [C]
Amos Pitsch – It’s X-Mas (Today) – Lake Effect
Total Fucking Destruction – Simply Having A Wonderful Christmastime – Goddamn Ye Merry Gentlemen: A Grindcore Christmas Compilation Cassette – [C]

THE XMAS PISTOLS – Christmas (I Ain’t No Santa Claus) – .mp3
Doxa Sinistra – Sade Claus Is Coming To Town (Chapter I – VIII) – Xmas Card From Outer Space – [C]
Ray Oddis – Randy The Newspaper Boy – Merry Swacmas 2015 – [C]
Seafang – Happy When It Snows – Snowflakes Christmas Singles Club
TENEMENT – The Boot & The Hoof – Yule
Charlie Rich – Santa Claus’ Daughter – It Ain’t Gonna Be That Way
Oneida – Christmas With The Freaks – Holiday Party, Vol. 1 – [C]

Bubblegum Octopus – Ding-Dong Merrily On High – .mp3
Tim Minchin – White Wine In the Sun – .mp3
Snarky – I Wish You A Merry Christmas (Non-Sincere Version) – Snarky – The Sarcastic Christmas Robot
50 Helens – Good King Wenceslas – Holiday Train To Rasa Ria – https://50helens.bandcamp.com
Edie Adams & Ernie Kovacs – Household Holiday Blues – The Edie Adams Christmas Album
Collapsing Opposites – The Cost Of Music – .mp3
Girl Ray – (I Wish I Were Giving You A Gift) This Christmas – 7″

B-Lines – I’m Watching TV On Christmas Day – .mp3
The Elfies – Christmas Sneakers – .mp3
The Brown Christmas – Christmas Shoes – Thirty-Six Boxes Of Really Old Candy Canes
Scoopy – Scoopy Rap – Ego Trip’s Greatest Hip Hop Singles: 1980 – [C]
Coco Hames – (There Won’t Be) One More Christmas – Indie For The Holidays 2017 – [C]
Downdime – Couldn’t Care Less That It’s Christmas – MERRY XMAS DARLING
The Minus Five (featuring M. Ward & Chuck Prophet) – See You In December – Dear December

Needles // Pins – Armenian Christmas – .mp3
Merkel & The Merkelettes – SANTACLAUS! – The Most Merkelful Time Of The Year
Jason Sims – An Open Letter To The Person Or Persons Mailing Me Boxes Of Wasps – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://twitter.com/jason_sims
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band – There’s No Lights On The Christmas Tree Mother, They’re Burning Big Louie Tonight – Framed
Ruby Boots – I Slept Through Christmas – Bloodshot Records’ 13 Days Of XMAS – [C]
Ptose – What Will You Bring (To Me)? – .mp3
RED AND GREEN FLAG – Toy Sack – .mp3

Unicorn Hole – Christmas Isn’t About Family, It’s About You Buying Me Shit – A Very Mandatorily Merry Christmas – [C]
Tony! Toni! Tone! – My Christmas – Merry Swacmas 2009
Sam Ulano – Santa & The Doodle-Li-Boop – 45
Secret Chiefs 3 + Neil Hamburger – I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – .mp3
We Used To Love – Joy To The World – A NotRock Holiday Compilation 2017 – [C]
Motern Media Christmas Special – Jandek Claus – Motern Media Christmas Special
The Safe Distance – Deck The Halls – .mp3

Kittinfish Mountain – The Jackson 5 & Friends Wish You a Merry Chrismtas & A Happy New Year – Christmas Conundrum – [R]

SANTA WEARS BOOTS – Figgy Pudding – .mp3
B. Bumble & The Stingers – Nut Rocker – Forgotten Instrumentals, Vol. 2
Jeremih & Chance – Down Wit That – Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama Re-Wrapped
Steve Gillies – Christmas Memory – 2017 Christmas Stories
Shane MacGowan & The Popes – Christmas Lullaby – .mp3
Tav Falco – Soulful Christmas – A Tav Falco Christmas
The Mansfields – Broke On Christmas Again – Rodney On the Rock Presents: Santa’s Got a GTO Vol. 2

Mac McCaughan – Happy New Year (Prince Can’t Die Again) – 2016 Christmas Stories – [R]
Nate Ruth – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight) – Cdr – [R]
Beck – The Little Drum Machine Boy – Just Say Noel – [R]
Sonic Youth – Santa Doesn’t Cop Out On Dope – Just Say Noel – [R]
Stanley Demeski – Egg Nog Intro – 2015 Christmas Stories
Luna – Egg Nog – 45 – [R]
Killdozer – Oh Little Town Of Deathlehem – Hardcore Holiday – [R] – [C]

The Wailers – She’s Coming Home – Merry Christmas – [C]
Grandmaster O – Santa Cut – .mp3
Brett Davis, Danny Tamberelli & Jeremy Balon – The New Christmas Story – 2017 Christmas Stories
Dude York – Long Distance Christmas – Halftime For The Holidays
Diane Coffee – Let’s Skip Christmas This Year – Christmas Soul – [C]
Brothers-In-Law – Liberal Christmas – Merry Swacmas 2008 – [C]
The Primitives – You Trashed My Christmas – A Christmas Gift For You From Elefant Records – [C]

Low – Just Like Christmas – Christmas – [R]
Ghostface Killah – Ghostface Christmas – Ghostdeini The Great – [R]
Scrawl – Do You Hear What I Hear? – The Gift – [R]
The Bigger Lovers – For Christ’s Sake – This Affair Never Happened…And Here Are 11 Songs About It – [R]
David Hill – The Tradition – 2012 Christmas Stories – Produced by Cameron Fleming. It’s midnight! Merry Christmas!
Benji Hughes – It’s Time To Have A Merry Christmas – It’s Time To Have A Merry Christmas – [R]
Screaming Females – I Got A [ ] For Christmas – 2013 Christmas Stories – [R]

Didjits – Under The Christmas Fish – Hey Judester – [R]
Men & The Sonograms – The Twelve Days Of 2016 – 2016 Christmas Stories – [R]
H-Town – Knockin’ Boots For Christmas – Christmas At Luke’s House – [R]

The Ramones – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight) – Punk Rock Christmas – 12:34 AM = ALL-RAMONES-INSPIRED SET! – [C]
Emotional – I Wanna Be Your Dradle – Gnartivity Scene
Missile Toads – Christmaskrieg Bop – Xmas Punk Brew
Angry Snowmans – December 23rd – Black Coal For Rotten Children
The Ramones – Christmas ID – Yulesville
The Successful Failures – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight) – Snow Day (Take It Easy)
Two Inch Winky – I Can’t Wait For Christmas – 45
Angry Snowmans – Blitzen Bop – S/T
Mojochronic – I Wanna Be Dentated (The Ramones vs. The Three Stooges) – Santastic 7: It’s A Wonderful Mash – [C]
THE HEY HO HO HOs – Santa Is A Punk – Sluggisha’s Xmastravaganza 9
Two Inch Winky – Christmas Bop – 45
Clowns For Progress – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight) – 11th Annual BrainEater X-Mas Show – [C]

JOY TO THE WORLD DIVISION – NocturnalMission – .mp3
Piper Shepherd – Christmas On Probation – .mp3
Dave Damm – Kitty Cat Christmas – Arbor Christmas – Volume 18 – [C]
Sun Tan Lake – Snoopy’s Christmas – A NotRock Holiday Compilation 2017 – [C]
Silent Night / Deadly Night – Trailer – Soundtrack
Matt Goodsell – Festivus Insurrectivus – .mp3
The Donnas – Up On A Housetop – Rodney On the Rock Presents: Santa’s Got a GTO Vol. 2 – [C]

Bis – I Was Born On Christmas Day – Snowflakes Christmas Singles Club
“Financial Guru” Gregg Gethard – What To Get Your Cruel Mentor For Christmas – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://twitter.com/financialgurugg
Ricky – A Few Christmases Ago – .mp3
Alice Djuna – 19 Days Til 2 Days – .mp3
Al Riggs – Christmas Parade – Christmas Parade
Martin Mull – Santafly – 45
Weird Paul Petrosky – You Put The Goddamn Tree Up Too Early – .mp3

AC/DC – Mistress For Christmas – Razor’s Edge – [R]
DJ BC – Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer (DMX vs. Burl Ives) – Santastic 9: It’s A Major Award – [R]
The Crafty Ladies – We Wish You A Merry Christmas – 7″ – [R]
John Fahey – Christmas Medley: Oh Tannenbaum / Angels We Have Heard On High / Jingle Bells – Christmas With John Fahey Vol. II – [R]
Jon Spencer – My Christmas Wish – 45 – [R]
Ralph Firneno Memorial Orchestra – Operation Infinite Christmas – 2016 Christmas Stories
Dead Moon – Christmas Rush – It’s Finally Christmas – [R] – [C]

My Teenage Stride – King Of The Holidays – MERRY XMAS DARLING – [C]
Gefilte Fist – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – .mp3
The Liminanas with Pascal Comelade – Silent Night – Snowflakes Christmas Singles Club
Iron Maiden – Happy Christmas 1981 – .mp3
The Fear Alert – A Very Fear Alert Christmas Song – A Very Bert Dax Christmas, Volume Seven – [C]
The Roller Disco Orchestra – Jingle Bell Rock – Non-Stop Christmas Disco
Machu Pichu – All I Want For Christmas Is A Hoverboard – The Eggnog Experience – [C]

THE XMAS SPUDS – Santa Claus – .mp3 – Devo-inspired.
Ipaghost – We’re A Couple Of Misfits – .mp3
The Non Traditionals – Where Can I Buy A White Christmas? – New Traditionals
Tobias Carroll – Dear Father, This Is The Place Where The Christmas Elves Create Merriment, Or Perhaps Not – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://tobiascarroll.com
Open Mike Eagle – Snowsuit – Christmas Soul – [C]
Lydia Liza & Josiah Lemanski – It’s Cold Outside – .mp3
Sparks – Thank God It’s Not Christmas – Kimono My House – [R]

BNLX – What Do You Have Under The Tree For Me – BNLX-Mas
Dave Doughman – Oscar Goldman & His Exploding Briefcase – 2014 Christmas Stories
Surefire Broadcast – Let It Snow – .mp3 – Reworked for 2017.
Van Kaye & Ignit – Happy Holiday – .mp3
Blue & Exile – Christmas Missed Us – .mp3
The Characters with Rodney Bingenheimer – The Characters Visit Rodney – Rodney On the Rock Presents: Santa’s Got a GTO Vol. 2 – [C]
Boyracer – Merry Xmas Everyone – MERRY XMAS DARLING – [C]

Red Aunts – Little Drummer Bitch – Happy Birthday Baby Jesus – [C]
Nick Millevoi – It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://nickmillevoi.bandcamp.com
NOISEKILLR – Jah Xmas Dub – Sluggisha’s Xmastravaganza 9 – [C]
Kids On A Crime Spree – Saddest Time Of The Year – Merry Swacmas 2017 – [C]
Mexican Institute Of Sound – Christmas In Latinoamerica – Indie For The Holidays 2017 – [C]
Redd Kross – Mary Christmas – Home For The Holidays – [C]
RED AND GREEN FLAG – (I’m About To Have A) Merry Christmas – .mp3

Sloppy Seconds – Hooray For Santa Claus – Lonely Christmas – [R]
Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rappin’ – Ego Trip’s Greatest Hip Hop Singles: 1979 – [C]
Dumb Numbers – X-Mas Time In The Mountains – Holiday Party, Vol. 1 – Palace cover. – [C]
Karen Basset – It’s Almost Christmas Time – .mp3
YOBEL WEENEL – Why Did I Put Mayonaise On The Nativity Scene – .mp3
sUPEREDS – Christmas – .mp3 – [R]
Crayola Summer – The Holy & The Ivy – MERRY XMAS DARLING – [C]

The Galaxies – Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer – Merry Christmas – [C]
King Mistletoe Jr. – Last Christmas (For Real This Time) – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://kingmistletoe.bandcamp.com
Sad13 – Feast Of Stephen – .mp3
Bret Saunders’ Swinging Holiday Synths – Carol Of The Bells – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://bretsaunders.bandcamp.com
Marvin Gaye – I Want To Come Home For Christmas – Merry Swacmas 2007 – [C]
Jean Ritchie – The Pig Went Out To Dig – .mp3
MARQUIS & THE SMITHS – No Xmas For John Quays – Sluggisha’s Xmastravaganza 5 – The Fall cover. Just a tease of what’s to come. – [C]

Will Slack – Get Outta Here Rudi – Kevin! – [R]
Franklin Bruno – Christmas Incident Report – 2016 Christmas Stories
Chris T-T – 100,000 Turkeys – .mp3
Husker Du – We Wish You A Merry Christmas – .mp3
Neal Markowski – Wonderful Christmastime – 2015 Christmas Stories
The Mountain Goats – Merry Christmas From The Family – Live at Cat’s Cradle – Recorded December 2006. – [R]
Taggart – Christmas Vacation – Snow Day (Take It Easy) – Descendents cover. – [R]

Crystal Fairy – Vampire X-Mas – S/T – [R]
Matthew B. Warwick – White Christmas – .mp3
Jake Joyce – All I Want For Christmas Is The Bears To Win The Super Bowl – Sluggisha’s Xmastravaganza 5 – [C]
The Osmonds – It Never Snows In LA – The Christmas Album
David Nagler – Regard du Pere (“Contemplation of the Father”) – 2017 Christmas Stories – http://www.davidnagler.com
Kitt The Amazing Car Of Tomorrow – Knight Rider’s Christmas – KBC Xmas 2000 – [R] – [C]
Shonen Knife – Space Christmas – 45 – [R]

King Diamond – No Presents For Christmas – No Presents For Christmas – [R]
Raindolls – Disco Santa Clause – 12″ – [R]
The Beakers – Christmas Letter From Home – Four Steps Towards A Cultural Revolution
The Rutabega – Everytime A Bell Rings, An Angel Falls Apart – 2013 Christmas Stories
Sha La Das – Sha La Da La La (Christmas Time) – 45
CAN – Little Star Of Bethlehem (Full-Length Version Alternate Mix) – .mp3
Joe To The World (And ALLIE!) – This Christmas Season – Joe To The World (And ALLIE!) Vol. 1

The Wailers – Christmas Spirit?? – Merry Christmas – [C]
Junk Miles with Chip & Jeff – Part One – Junk Miles
Silkworm – In The Bleak Midwinter – 45 – Split single with Engine Kid. – [R]
Ol Pal Irwin – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – War On Christmas – [R] – [C]
Edith Frost with James Dering – O Come Emmanuel – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://www.edithfrost.com
Junk Miles with Chip & Jeff – Part Two – Junk Miles
Nosferatu D2 – It’s Christmas Time (For God’s Sake) – We’re Going To Walk Around This City… – [R]

The Lazy Cowgirls – Sock It To Me Santa – .mp3
Junk Miles with Chip & Jeff – Part Three – Junk Miles
X-Ray Pop – Christmas Pop – Christmas EP – [R]
Doug Gillard – Christmastime Is Here – 2017 Christmas Stories
Casiotone For The Painfully Alone – Cold White Christmas – Etiquitte – [R]
Junk Miles with Chip & Jeff – Part Four – Junk Miles
Angry Snowmans – Gingerbread Home – December Jukebox 7″

Centro-Matic – Fuselage (It’s Starting To Look Like Christmas Once Again) – Electric Ornaments – [C]
Junk Miles with Chip & Jeff – Part Five – Junk Miles
Rebecca Gates – 12.31 – The My Pal God Holiday Record 2 – [R]
The ‘Mericans – Blue Christmas – 2017 Christmas Stories
Tyrone Brown with Lee Konitz, Odean Pope, Max Roach & Tony Scott – It’s Christmas Again – It’s Christmas Again
Palace Songs – Christmastime In The Mountains – Hope – [R]
Frontier Folk Nebraska – Ho Ho Ho & Away We Go – 45 – [R]
The Sonics – The Village Idiot – Merry Christmas

The Snaildartha 6 – Snaildartha: The Story of Jerry the Christmas Snail – Cdr

Lindstrom – Little Drummer Boy – Cdr

Blues Magoos – Jingle Bells – 45
The Prissteens – Christmas Is A Time For Giving – Christmas EP
The Lemay Odyssey – The Christmas Hokey Pokey – A Very Bert Dax Christmas, Volume Seven – [C]
Launch Control – My Name Is Santa & I’m A Punk Rocker – Rodney On the Rock Presents: Santa’s Got a GTO Vol. 2 – [C]
Patti LaBelle – This Christmas (Where My Background Singers?) – CSPAN – [R] – [C]
Jad Fair – The Snow Day – Holiday Party, Vol. 1 – [C]
Dylan Thomas Band – For Christ’s Sake (It’s Christmas) – The Eggnog Experience – [C]

The Galaxies – Please Come Home For Christmas – Merry Christmas – [C]
Tom Scharpling & Philly Boy Roy – Philly Boy Roy’s Twas The Night Before Christmas – The Best Of The Best Of The Best Show On WFMU – [R]
The Qualities – It’s Christmas Time – Sun Ra Presents The Qualities
ScreamerClauz – 12 Days Of Ax-Mess – Northpole Hellhole – [R]
Half Man Half Biscuit – It’s Cliched To Be Cynical At Christmas – Trouble Over Bridgewater
Jeremih & Chance – I’m Your Santa – Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama
Selloutica – Enter Snowman – .mp3 – [R]

SAVAK – Relax It’s The Holidays – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://savak.bandcamp.com
David Hill – Gift Of The Magi(cian) – 2013 Christmas Stories – Produced by Cameron Fleming.
Okkervil River – Listening To Otis Redding At Christmas – Don’t Fall In Love With Everyone You See – [R]
P.S. Tail Esq. – Jingle Rock Bell – I’m Taking You With Me…For Xmas! – [R]
James Brown – Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto – Yule Train – [R] – [C]
Rick Rizzo – Bloody Christmas – 2011 Christmas Stories – He of Eleventh Dream Day.
The Shall Howze Band – A Political Song For Adam Sandler To Sing – 2017 Christmas Stories – http://www.perryshall.com

The Sonics – Don’t Believe In Christmas – Merry Christmas – [C]
Prince – Another Lonely Christmas (extended) – 12″ – [R]
The Screaming Santas – I [Love] Xmas – Trim The Tree! – [R]

Two Inch Winky – Silent Night – Legacy Of Nativity – 1:38 PM = MISFITS O’CLOCK!
The Chrisfits – Christmas Eve – .mp3
Angry Snowmans – Last Christmas – S/T
Misfitsmas – Coals – 11 Hits From Heaven
Two Inch Winky – 20 Toys – Legacy Of Nativity
The Chrisfits – Astro Tidings – .mp3
Angry Snowmans – I Turned Into A Nutcracker – Black Coal For Rotten Children
Misfitsmas – Hybrid Presents – 11 Hits From Heaven
“Glenn Danzig” – Twas The Night Before Christmas – .mp3
Two Inch Winky – Santa’s Workshop – Legacy Of Nativity
FROSTBITE – We Are 12/25 – FROSTBITE V
The Chrisfits – Yuletide Business – .mp3
Misfitsmas – Last Christmas – 11 Hits From Heaven
Christmisfits – Christmas Eve – Sluggisha’s Xmastravaganza 6 – [C]

Two Inch Winky – Last Christmas – Legacy Of Nativity – IT. DOESN’T. END.
Angry Snowmans – Horror Christmas – What We Do Is Festive
Two Inch Winky – Christmas Tree – Legacy Of Nativity
The Manischefits – Hanukkah – .mp3
Misfitsmas – Eat Pie! – 11 Hits From Heaven
Two Inch Winky – Presents – Legacy Of Nativity
AERIALIST – Santa – 2017 Christmas Stories
Angry Snowmans – 20 Lights – What We Do Is Festive
Misfitsmas – Christmas Eve – 11 Hits From Heaven
Great Whyte Lyin’ Snake – I Killed Santa Today – .mp3
Two Inch Winky – Santa – Legacy Of Nativity
Misfitsmas – Astro Santa – 11 Hits From Heaven
Two Inch Winky – Christmas Eve – Legacy Of Nativity
Misfitsmas – Merry Christmisfits! (medley) – 11 Hits From Heaven
Two Inch Winky – I Turned Into Santa Claus – Legacy Of Nativity

The Fall – Happy Holiday – Behind The Counter EP – ALL-THE FALL SET!
The Fall – No Xmas For John Quays – The Complete Peel Sessions 1978-2004
The Fall – Christmastide – Levitate
King Mistletoe Jr. – Hark, Oh Brother Tannenbaum – 2016 Christmas Stories
The Fall – Jingle Bell Rock – The Complete Peel Sessions 1978-2004
The Fall – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – The Complete Peel Sessions 1978-2004
Theme Weavers LLC – No Xmas For John Quays – Live
John Peel – Introduces The Fall – .mp3
The Fall – Blue Christmas – Live 2011
The Fall – (We Wish You) A Protein Christmas – (We Wish You) A Protein Christmas
After The Fall – Totally Tired (Of Xmas) – 2017 Christmas Stories
The Fall – Xmas With Simon – High Tension Line
The Fall – No Xmas For John Quays – The Fall Box Set 1976-2007
The Fall – Happy Holiday (promo mix) – Middle Class Revolt

Joel R.L. Phelps – O Come Emmanuel – 2011 Christmas Stories – JRLP XMAS SET!
Joel R.L. Phelps – When In Come The Newborn King – 2013 Christmas Stories
Joel R.L. Phelps – We Three – 2012 Christmas Stories
Joel R.L. Phelps – The New Year – 2012 Christmas Stories
Joel R.L. Phelps – Someday Soon (We All Will Be Together) – 2011 Christmas Stories
Joel R.L. Phelps – The Most Highly Favoured – 2014 Christmas Stories
Joel R.L. Phelps – Gone Home For Christmas – 2015 Christmas Stories
Joel R.L. Phelps – The Devil Wins – 2016 Christmas Stories
Joel R.L. Phelps – The Secret Strain – 2017 Christmas Stories

The Wailers – Maybe This Year – Merry Christmas – [C]
Faye McKaye – 12 Daze Of Christmas – .mp3 – [R]
Sloan – December 25 – Kids Come Back At Christmas
Fishbone – Slick Nick, You Devil You – It’s A Wonderful Life (Gonna Have A Good Time) – [R]
Ethan Sandler – Tournament Of Kings – 2011 Christmas Stories
Joseph Spence – Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town – Living On The Hallelujah Side – [R]
The Gotobeds – Eggnostic Front – 2017 Christmas Stories

Slade – Merry Xmas Everybody – 7″ – [R]
Jake McKelvie & The Countertops – Rock N Roll Saint Nicholas – 2017 Christmas Stories – https://jacobcmckelvie.bandcamp.com
Galaxy 500 – Listen The Snow Is Falling – This Is Our Music – [R]
Hybrid Kids – We Three Kings – Claws
The Little Places – This Year We’re Having Christmas On Your Birthday – December
The Galaxies – Christmas Eve – Merry Christmas – [C]
Scrawl – 11:59 It’s January – 45 – Split single with Versus.

The Law – What Did Santa Claus Bring You For Christmas – Cart
Silkworm – Merry Christmas – The My Pal God Holiday Record – [C]

The Wailers – The Christmas Song – Merry Christmas – [C]

Thank you.



Everything you need for the 25-Hour Holiday Radio Show.

December 23rd, 2017

Watch Jon Solomon in real time during his 25-Hour Holiday Radio Show between 5:00 pm ET on Christmas Eve and 6:00 pm ET on Chirstmas day using the above webcam.

Festive requests? Call 609.258.1033 or email jon@wprb.com!

Listen to the marathon at 103.3 fm WPRB or by clicking here.

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If you’re in the terrestrial broadcast radius, tuning in via an actual radio is preferable so as to not keep those far away from accessing the web stream.

The 2017 Xmas Playlist will be updated throughout the program at wprb.com.

Expect a new “Christmas Story” each hour, with older stories interjected frequently.

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Live Listener Chat below these words:

MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!



12/20/17 : 17:00 – 20:00 pm ET

December 20th, 2017

Fifth-annual ALL-HANUKKAH SHOW!

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Angry Snowmen – Hanukkah – S/T – Happy Hanukkah!
Stephen Colbert & Jon Stewart – Can I Interest You In Hanukkah? – WOW! That’s What I Call Chanukah! Volume 2 – [C]
Recreational Epistiotomy – Hanukkah Routlette – Thanks For Ruining My Christmas
Asher Zetler – Hanukkah Nation – Volleyball Is My Game, Jesus Is My Life
The Minus Five (featuring Mike Mills) – Festival Of Lights (Hanukkah Song) – Dear December
Thrilling Adventure Hour – King Of Coffee Christmas – Merry Swacmas 2013 – [C]
THE FUN SLUTS – A Holiday For The Jews – FUN SLUTS CHRISTMAS

The Manischefits – Hanukkah – .mp3 – Inspired by The Misfits.
Sarah Aroeste ft. Kosha Dillz – Bimuelo – Together / Endjuntos
Calamity Jane – Hannukah Song – It’s Finally Christmas – [C]
Robbie & Dina – Not Hanukkah – Baltimas!! – [C]
Dude York – True Meaning – Halftime For The Holidays
Woody Guthrie – Hanukkah Dance (Alternate Take) – Hard Travelin’: The Asch Recordings, Vol 3
Jingle Punx – Chanukah – It’s What I Got In My Sack

The Goblins – Ha-Ha-Hannukah – Ha-Ha-Hannukah
David Nagler – Hanukkah In Cambodia – The Oracle Show #7 (Places) – Inspired by Dead Kennedys.
Beck – Little Drum Machine Boy – Just Say Noel – [C]
The Feud – Hannukah – .mp3
Tom Leher – Hannukah In Santa Monica – The Remains Of Tom Leher
Pudie Tadow – Get Your Dreidel On – Kevin & Bean Present – [C]
Don’t Trust Larry – Holy Hanukkah – Pissed On Christmas

Gods Of Fire – Hanukkah Gone Metal – Hanukkah Gone Metal
Kyle Rapps vs. Kosha Dillz – Hannukah vs. Christmas (Hannukah Wins) – .mp3
Herman Dune – Hannukah In Florida – .mp3
Lothars – Jingle Bells, Dreidel Song – .mp3
Hxlly’s Wxrld – Explanation Of What Chanukah Is – TRASHFUCK Chanukomp 2012 – [C]
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – 8 Nights Of Hannukah – It’s A Holiday Soul Party
The Missile Toads – Good Ol’ Dreidel Game – Sombertown’s Most Wanted

The Mountain Goats – Give Your Mom Some Pie For Hanukkah – Ha-Ha-Hannukah – [C]
Gypsyphonyc Disko feat. Katey Red – Gypsophonyc Dreidel Song – .mp3
Chasia Segal – Latke Cooking Demonstration – Taste Of Chanukah – [C]
Perry Shall – The Hanukkah Song By Adam Sandlers – Great Covers
DJ Flack – O Chanukah Dubstep Baseline Remix – Menorah Mashups – [C]
Dubb Nubb – Hanukkah At Home – A Very Bert Dax Christmas, Volume 9 – [C]
Santa Sabbath – Electric Hanukkah – Children Of The Sleigh

Emotional – I Wanna Be Your Dradle – Gnartivity Scene – Inspired by The Ramones. – [C]
Spleverb – We Want Fun For Chanukah – Hell In Other Languages
Amanda Duncan – Light Those Candles Bright – .mp3
Mothguts – Hava Negila / Dradle – Xmas
H83R + Kent Rockafeller – Leopold Stein – Ma’oz Tzur – I.C.M. (Intelligent Christmas Music) – [C]
Ella Jenkins – Harmonica For Hanukkah – Holiday Times – [C]
Gumdrop Alley – It’s All Hanukkah From Here On In – I Made It Out Of Clay – [C]

Yidcore – The Dreidel Song – The Great Chicken Soup Caper
ComputeHer & 8 Bit Weapon – Hanukkah – It’s A Chiptune Holiday!
N E One – Happy Hannukah – .mp3 – A nod to Wesley Willis.
Sufjan Stevens – Maoz Tzur (Rock Of Ages) – Silver & Gold: I Am Santa’s Helper
Electric Menorah – O Chanuqa Bush – Chanucore
Shawn Anthony – Happy Hanukkah – .mp3
Fountains Of Wayne – Chanukah Under The Stars – Out-Of-State Plates
The Memories – Have A Merry Christmas (And A Happy Hanukkah Too) – Gnartivity Scene – [C]

The Bitter Tears – Hanukkah – .mp3



Xmas Enduction Hour playlist

December 17th, 2017

DJ’d what will hopefully be a first-annual preview of the 25-Hour Holiday Radio Show last night from 10 pm ET – 2 am ET at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia. Was a good mix of new recordings and old favorites. Thanks to all the friends and listeners that came out. Here’s my playlist, with some accompanying notes. Had planned to open with “Jon Solomon’s Christmas Eve Marathon” by Noah Vail and “Santa Claus” by The Sonics, but switched things up at the very last minute so I could get a better feel of the sound system and DJ booth. Shall save both for the start of this year’s marathon instead! – Jon

CAN – Little Star Of Bethlehem (Full Length Version – Alternate Mix) – [R]
Super J – Santa’s Rap Party
B. Bumble & the Stingers – Nut Rocker
Bob Marley & the Wailers – Sound The Trumpet (It’s Christmas Time)
BNLX – What Do You Have Under the Tree for Me
Tav Falco – Soulful Christmas
Blu and Exile – Christmas Missed Us
Blues Magoos – Jingle Bells
Bubblegum Lemonade – Number One For Christmas
Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rappin’
Angry Snowmans – Naughty or Nice – Inspired by Stiff Little Fingers.
Game Theory – Linus And Lucy
Diane Coffee – Let’s Skip Christmas This Year
Sun Tan Lake – Snoopy’s Christmas – [R]
Downdime – Couldn’t Care Less That It’s Christmas
Charlie Rich – Santa Claus’ Daughter
DTCV – Sabbath Santa
Tim Minchin – White Wine in the Sun
Angry Snowmans – Somebody’s Gonna Get Their Halls Decked In – Inspired by The Rezillos.
Girl Ray – (I Wish I Were Giving You a Gift) This Christmas
Jeremih & Chance – I’m Your Santa
Maury Logan – Merry Christmas
The Aislers Set – Christmas Song – [R]
Grandmaster O – Santa Cut
Granville Williams Orchestra – Santa Claus Is Ska-Ing To Town
My Teenage Stride – King of the Holidays
Piper Shepherd – Christmas on Probation
B-Lines – I’m Watching TV On Christmas Day
Open Mike Eagle – Snowsuit
Sloan – December 25
Sloppy Seconds – Hooray For Santy Claus
The Minus 5 (featuring M. Ward and Chuck Prophet) – See You in December
The Spook School – Someone To Spend Christmas With
Martin Mull – Santafly
Glockenbass – For Unto Us A Child Is Born – [R]
Toots & the Maytals – Christmas Feeling Ska – [R]
The Fall – Xmas with Simon
DJ John – The Christmas Massacre of Charlie Brown – [R]
Nazir Ali/Nahid Akhtar/Mehnaz – Happy Chrismis
Scrawl – Do You Hear What I Hear
Nate Wize – The Christmas B Boy Breakdown
Great Whyte Lyin’ Snake – I Killed Santa Today – Inspired by The Misfits. A fist fight broke out during this song.
Killer Mike – A Christmas Grind
Frank Cosmo – Merry Christmas
Mac McCaughan – Happy New Year (Prince Can’t Die Again)
Mitten People – Just Like a Power Wheel (on Christmas Day)
King Mistletoe Jr – Hark, Oh Brother Tannenbaum
H-Town – Knockin’ Boots For Christmas – [R]
Half Man Half Biscuit – It’s Cliched To Be Cynical At Christmas
The Roller Disco Orchestra – Jingle Bell Rock
The Pork Dukes – My Mother Gave Me A Gun For Xmas
Casiotone For The Painfully Alone – Cold White Christmas
DJ BC – Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (DMX vs Burl Ives) – [R]
Missile Toads – If The Elves Were United – Inspired by Sham 69.
Quad City DJ’s, The 69 Boyz And K-Nock – What You Want For Christmas (LP Version)
Redd Kross – Mary Christmas
The Safe Distance – Deck The Halls
Prince – Another Lonely Christmas (extended)
Santa Sabbath – Santa Claus is Coming to Town
J. Hines & The Boys – A Funky Xmas To You
Blood Feathers – Christmas Will Help You Feel O.K.
Student Teachers – X’mas Weather
Mighty Sparrow – Post Card To Sparrow
The Shitbirds – Christmas Is a Comin’
Pimpdaddysupreme – Express The Halls With Bounce And Mojo (XXXmas Clean Moombah Edit)
The Ergs – We’re Going to Have A DEVO Christmas
Tony Toni Tone- My Christmas
The Little Places – This Year We’re Having Christmas On Your Birthday

I also planned to close with “The Christmas Song” by The Wailers, but I had to shut down the music at 2:00 am ET *sharp*.



2016 Christmas Stories, part two.

December 14th, 2017

 

My view for the next 24+ hours. #wprbxmas

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With 10 days to go (holy smoke) until this year’s marathon, here’s the as-promised second half of the Christmas Stories recorded exclusively for the 2016 edition of my 25-Hour Holiday Radio Show on 103.3 fm WPRB.

Please click on the links provided and support these musicians, artists and talented individuals who were so kind to tape remarkable original pieces for the show. Follow them on Twitter! Like them on Facebook! Buy their records and books! Support their events!

May these works continue to inspire you to record something for this year.

You’ll be in amazing company.

“Financial Guru” Gregg Gethard – “The Gift of Financial Security”

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“Financial Guru” Gregg Gethard is a financial expert and motivational speaker known for his exciting seminars hosted at chain banquet hotel rooms throughout this great country we call America!

John Trenton – “The Pines Before Christmas”

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John Trenton, “The Poet of The Pine Barrens,” is a survivalist living in the South Jersey forests bringing his poetry to the people to save nature and become the official Poet Laureate of New Jersey. Currently wanted on several charges of trespassing by the FBI.

Aunt Fredricka and Samantha – “A Christmas Racoon”

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Performed by Betsy Herbert (more on her later) and Kristine Kennedy. The latter describes themselves as a non-award winning screenwriter, food photographer, and advertising agency noob. Please explore her #ultrashort story series on Instagram.

Bela Koe-Krompecher – “Christmas Story”

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Bela Koe-Krompecher has been running Anyway Records from Columbus since 1992, he also writes about his life with his blog. Bela also writes sporadically for various music websites and last year saw the publication of a comic book based on a story about the Ramones adapted from his blog (“Do You Remember Rock & Roll Record Stores?, via Nix Comics). He works as a social worker and addictions counselor.

Jack Silbert – “Christmas Story”

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Jack Silbert is a Hoboken, New Jersey-based author, music podcaster, and emcee. Brushes with fame include going to school with Ethan Hawke (twice) and buying a drink for Julianne Moore.

Ralph Firneno Memorial Orchestra – “Operation Infinite Xmas”

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The Ralph Firneno Memorial Orchestra was formed in March of 2000,
shortly after the passing of Father Ralph “Up the Irish” Firneno, SAC.
Like most artifacts of the 1990s, the Orchestra’s work harkens back to a
more innocent time, when Luna had just released Penthouse and nobody
knew the decade was little more than an after-thought to the twentieth
century. When they’re not listening to WPRB or regretting their
decision to go to graduate school, the Orchestra’s members are busy
editing This is Really Happening: A Journal of What The Fuck Studies.

Also, as an aside, Firneno is pronounced “Fur-neen-oh” for reasons that
were never terribly clear to any of us.

Chip Chantry – “Happy Holidays”

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Chip Chantry is a writer and comedian. He’s also the host of the running podcast Junk Miles with Chip & Jeff.

Men And The Sonograms – “The Twelve Days of 2016”

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Performed by Robert West and Kristine Kennedy.

Franklin Bruno – “Christmas Incident Report”

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Franklin Bruno grew up listening to his Dad’s original Christmas songs in Upland, California, and now lives in Jackson Heights, Queens. He has made music with Nothing Painted Blue, as a solo artist, and in collaboration with the Mountain Goats, Jenny Toomey, and Laura Cantrell. His current band is The Human Hearts: their last album, Another (Shrimper) came out in 2012, and a singles compilation and new album, recorded by Mitch Easter, are in the works. He’s also written a book about Elvis Costello’s Armed Forces in the 33 1/3 series, and a collection of poems (The Accordion Repertoire, Edge Books). When he goes home to the Inland Empire, he guest DJs on KSPC-FM, where he recorded this story.

Betsy Herbert – “TV Talk Show Christmas”

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Betsy Herbert is also Lizbeth Herbert and so on. She is a writer of weirdities and weird ditties. Working on a novel. Adjunct Professin’ at Temple. Snaildartha rules!

Sure-Lock – “Tone Forty Xmas (Indian in the Hubbard)”

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Rumor has it Sure-Lock are secretly Kalamazoo, MI rock band OUT, but you didn’t hear that from us.

MCSS – “What Child Is This?”

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MCSS = MCSS.

That’s it! Next stop Christmas Eve!



2016 Christmas Stories, part one.

December 7th, 2017

 

Thanks for listening! #wprbxmas

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With under three weeks to go (!!!!!!) until this year’s marathon, here’s the first half of the Christmas Stories recorded exclusively for the 2016 edition of my 25-Hour Holiday Radio Show on 103.3 fm WPRB.

Part two will appear next week! Or else I totally blew it!

Please click on the links provided and support these musicians, artists and talented individuals who were so kind to tape remarkable original pieces for the show. Follow them on Twitter! Like them on Facebook! Buy their records and books! Support their events!

May these works inspire you to record something for this year.

The Brixton Riot + The Anderson Council – “Flexible Flyer”

Combining American and English influences, New Jersey’s The Brixton Riot fuses elements of 70’s power-pop and punk, 80’s jangle-rock and 90’s indie rock into a sound that is both familiar and distinct. The Replacements, Big Star and The Jam represent only a small fraction of their influences. Their full-length “Close Counts” was released on Mint 400 Records earlier this year. Here, they’re joined by fellow NJ act The Anderson Council.

Spleverb – “We Want Fun For Hanukkah”

A long-lost 1994 recording by Mr. Brian Musikoff, a Chooch of Seattle (by way of NJ / NYC) who draws cartoons as needed and played bass for a rock group named Stuyvesant.

Memorial Gore – “Holiday Crow (If It Makes You Merry)”

Brooklyn’s Memorial Gore sounded like William F Buckley, Jr debating Gore Vidal on the Pulaski Bridge; the murky waters of Newtown Creek swiftly rise up and swallow them whole.

SAVAK – “Wonderful Christmas Drone”

SAVAK was formed in 2015 by members of The Obits, Holy Fuck, Nation of Ulysses, and The Cops. Their second album “Cut-Ups” was released recently on Ernest Jenning.

Korean Jeans – “Christmas Jeans”

Korean Jeans is a noisy duo of tuba and non-tuba. Offering primo financial tips from Chicago since 2010.

Bill & Karlee Goffrier – “Christmas Is Not In The Cards”

Bill Goffrier was in two of my favorite purveyors of terminal plaid shirt rock, The Embarrassment and Big Dipper. He currently lives in Alaska with his wife Karlee. Please visit their Bandcamp page for more.

The ‘Mericans – “Listen The Snow Is Falling”

“This song was written and originally recorded by Yoko Ono in 1969 and appeared on the John and Yoko ‘Wedding Album’. It was later covered by Galaxie 500 on their 1990 album ‘This Is Our Music.’ Our version was influenced by both, but we also took liberties with it and its lyrics.” – The ‘Mericans.

Find this song and more on “A Merry ‘Merican Christmas.”

Edith Frost – “In The Bleak Midwinter”

Edith Frost can be found on her website and/or Twitter.

Piano by James Dering and guitar by Jeff Ragsdale.

This is her fourth contribution to the marathon in as many years.

David Nagler – “In The Hot Sun Of A Christmas Day”

David Nagler is a Brooklyn-based musician and songwriter. He is the founder and frontperson of NY metropolitan area pop group Nova Social, the musical director for Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders at City Winery, and the host of The Oracle Show at NYC piano bar Sid Gold’s Request Room. His most recent releases are a collection of songs informed and provoked by recent presidential cabinet appointees called “The Appointees Volume 1” and the acclaimed “Carl Sandburg’s Chicago Poems.” The above is a Caetano Veloso song.

Aerialist – “Shchedryk”

An interpretation of the Ukranian new year/harvest song Shchedryk (later re-written as the Christmas song “Carol of the Bells”) with Ukranian folk dancers from the film “Hopak.”

Lary Hoffman began making music as Aerialist in 1997. Over the years the project morphed from bedroom electronic pop to synth-rock collaborations with drummers Stevie Treichel & Nikhil Ranade, to both analog and computer-based solo instrumental productions. After a long hiatus, Lary has been steadily digitally self-releasing new Aerialist music since the fall of 2015. Based in the DC area, Lary and his wife Erica own Virginia bars Galaxy Hut and Spacebar.

Fond Han – “Xmas Time Is Here”

Drawing influence from Daughters and Converge to Modest Mouse and Dischord Records, New Jersey’s Fond Han are unpredictable by nature. The band’s Bandcamp tags include “arboreal yazz” and “shark doom” among others, a glimpse into the mindset of Fond Han and the strange new world the duo have created with their post-hardcore indebted weirdo punk. Here, they uniquely reinterpret a tune from A Charlie Brown Christmas.

King Mistletoe Jr. – “Hark, Oh Brother Tannenbaum”

The fourth King Mistletoe song, a tribute to both The Fall and the marathon itself.

Jim Lewis – vocals, organ, aux perc
Steve Heise – guitar, sampler

The Rutabega – “Empty Holiday”

Indiana’s Joshua Wayne Hensley has been writing, recording, and birthing hopeful sad-bastard songs under The Rutabega moniker since early 2002.

In 2011 Joshua joined forces with Garth Mason, and The Rutabega evolved into a bona fide Carp Rock power-duo.

Josh & Garth have since played a bundle of shows (mainly across the Midwest, but also venturing to both coasts), recorded live sessions with Daytrotter and WPRB and released a pair of full-lengths.

Joel R.L. Phelps – “It’s Christmastime But Tonight The Devil Wins”

Vancouver’s Joel Phelps is a member of The Downer Trio and has also recently played with the group Dama/Libra. Joel is the only artist to record a “Christmas Story” for the show each of the last six years. Many demos and new recordings of his have been posted on Soundcloud, with the lion’s share of his studio output available through Bandcamp, including the 2017 EP “Consulate.”

Mac McCaughan – “Happy New Year (Prince Can’t Die Again)”

He of Superchunk and Portastatic. This song arrived in the final hours of the marathon and when I listened to it in queue for the first time prior to debuting it on-air, I actually broke down crying.

Glory! Bangs, Corin Tucker & Lance Bangs – “Will It Snow?”

A piano and vocal exploration of whether it will snow (it did.) Corin Tucker is active with Sleater-Kinney and Filthy Friends. Glory! Bangs composed piano score for “Waves of Echo” at the Echo Theatre in Portland, OR. Lance Bangs recently realized that he has been making music for several decades.



25-Hour Holiday Radio Show on WPRB!

December 1st, 2017

December is here! The countdown is on!

I will be celebrating the 29th annual edition of my 25-Hour Holiday Radio Show on 103.3 fm WPRB / wprb.com this Christmas Eve at 5:00 pm ET up until Christmas day at 6:00 pm ET.

If you would like to submit music for airplay or make some requests, please get in touch.

Please also read the the public call for Christmas stories I posted a few weeks ago.

You can RSVP for the show on Facebook.

The studio webcam and live listener chat will go live here come the afternoon of December 24th.

Also, I’d like to cordially invite you + yours to join me downstairs at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia on Saturday, December 16th for a preview of this year’s show.

First time ever I’ve done something like this!

10 pm -> 2 am. Free to attend. 21+.

Happy Holidays (eventually)!

Jon Solomon
jon@wprb.com



11/29/17 : 17:00 – 19:45 pm ET

November 29th, 2017

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Dead Moon – It’s OK – Echoes Of The Past – RIP Fred Cole.
Beastie Boys – Party’s Getting Rough – 12″ – This record has lived a life!
Tommy Keene – Back To Zero Now – 45 – 1983. RIP.
Heron Oblivion – Funeral Funk 49 – Funeral Funk 49 – Improv jam.
Jay Mitchell & The Mitchellites – I Am The Man For You Baby – Cult Cargo: Grand Bahama Goombay – 1968. – [C]
The World – Itch – First World Record
The Lollipop Shoppe – You Must Be A Witch – Nuggets Vol. 3 – RIP Fred Cole.

Prettiest Eyes – Don’t Call – Pools
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5 – Freedom – Ego Trip’s Greatest Hip Hop Singles: 1980 – [C]
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Crumbling Castle – Polygondwanaland
Mike Adams At His Honest Weight – Heads Carolina Tails California – Steals The Hits Off Country Beauties – Jo Dee Messina cover.
Dommengang – Color Out Of Space – Love Jail – Forthcoming.
Outside World – Nothing Is Selected – War & War
Martha – The Winter Fuel Allowance Ineligibility Blues – 7″

Makthaverskan – Witness – III – From Sweden.
Brooklyn Raga Massive – In C – Terry Riley In C – Recorded Live at Joe’s Pub.