3/25/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

March 25th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Endtables – Process Of Elimination – Bloodstains Across The Midwest – RIP Steve Rigot. – [C]
Hookworms – The Impasse – The Hum – [N]
Versus – Solar Democrat – The Stars Are Insane
Damon & Naomi – The Seeker – Fortune – [N]
Eleventh Dream Day – I Hear Those Dogs – 45 – “Fan club” single.
Houndstooth – Bliss Boat – No News From Home – [N]
Nobunny – Chuck Berry Holiday – Love Visions

Hard Left – Kicking It Off – We Are Hard Left – Members of Lunchbox, Boyracer & Black Tambourine.
Lorelei – Stop What You’re Doing – Slumberland Records 25th Anniversary Sampler – [C]
Lustige Mutanten – Missgeburten – Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik – German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s – [C]
Winechuggers – Solar Alchoholic – Bricoleurs
Bronwyn – Night Pose – Through The Fog, Through The Pines
Swervedriver – Deep Wound – I Wasn’t Born To Lose You
STNNNG – Topography Of Boils – Dignified Sissy

Ty Segall – Hand Glams / Pettin The Dog – $ingle$ 2 – The latter is a G.G. Allin cover. – [N]
Seke Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo – African Roots – African Roots
Male Gaze – Cliffs Of Madness – Gale Maze
The Go-Betweens – One Thing Can Hold Us – G Stands For Go-Betweens – [N]
The Boredoms – Bubblebop Shot – Soul Discharge
The Nein – Handout – S/T
Six Finger Satellite – Sea Of Tranquility (Pts 1 & 2) – Law Of Ruins

Captain Co-Pilot – Christmas Song – .mp3
Beauty Pill – Cherry Blossom Symphonette – .mp3
Boomgates – Tight Knit – 5 Years Of Bedroom Suck Records – [C]
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Born Bad – Freedom Tower – No Wave Dance Party 2015
Destruction Unit – Night Loner – Live In San Francisco – [N]
Pretty & Nice – Sea Legs – Pink & Blue
Jeff The Brotherhood – Mystified Minds – Wasted On The Dream

Green Gerry – La La Lonely Maria #1 – Singles As Of Now – [N]
Portastatic – Starter – 45
Thurston Moore / John Moloney – Caught On Tape – Dispute – Full Bleed – [N]
The Main Ingredient – Black Seeds – Black & Proud Vol. 2 – [C]
Ryan Huber – Akharon – Akharon – [N]



3/11/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

March 11th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Husker Du – Divide & Conquer – Flip Your Wig
Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three – Request Line (Dub) – 12″
Gondola – Electric Werewolf – Get Bent – Local. – [N]
Jessamine – Secret – S/T
The Insults – Tax War – 45 – 1979 single. – [N]
Skunk – Chezaone & Trevor – Last American Virgin
Ex-Cult – Clinical Study – Cigarette Machine – [N]

Coachwhips – Just One Time – Get Yer Body Next Ta Mine – Reissue of 2003 album. – [N]
Boogie Down Productions – You Must Learn (Live From Cactus Mountains Remix) – 12″
BC Camplight – Grim Cinema – How To Die In The North – [N]
The Speaking Canaries – Menopause Diaries – Get Out Alive – As covered by Carolee!
Blaxxx – Get A Hold Of Your Life – For No Apparent Reason – Members of Obnox and OBN IIIs. – [N]
Elder – Compendium – Lore – Forthcoming.
Prettiest Eyes – Alright, I’m Ready To Go – Looks – [N]

Torche – Annihilation Affair – Restarter – [N]
Phantom Surfers – Klingons vs. Daleks – Fuck You Spaceman! – [C]
Proton Beast – Data – Flying Out Presents The Other’s Way – [C]
The Family Ghost – Where It Happened – Where It Happened
Crown Larks – Blood Mirage – Blood Dancer
Cold Coffee – I Should Be Depressed – Laundromat
Sweet Talk – Let Me Be – Serious Rockers: An Unblinking Ear Mixtape – [C]

Xetas – The Line – The Redeemer – [N]
Filmstrip – Wild Abandon – Moments Of Matter
Rachel Grimes – The Herald – The Clearing – Forthcoming solo record by this member of Hula Hoop / Rachel’s.
Cosmic Psychos – Alright Tonite – Go The Hack
Skin Graft – Dystrophy – Dystrophy
Artanker Convoy – Fell Out Your Window – Hard But Fair – New record, different sound.
Ty Segall Band – The Hill – Live In San Francisco – [N]

The Blood Brothers – March On Electric Children! – March On Electric Children
Tommy Mc. Cook – Billy Joe – Moonlight Groover – [C]



3/4/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

March 4th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

The Rutabega – Shiny Destination – 45
Dave Norwood – The Season Consumed Me – .mp3
The Aislers Set – Holiday Gone Well – Terrible Things Happen – Reissue.
Mogwai – Mogwai Fear Satan – Special Moves – Live.
Waxahatchee – Under A Rock – Ivy Tripp – Forthcoming.
Half Japanese – Daytona – The Band That Would Be King
Cool Runnings – White Girls – Flying Out Presents The Other’s Way – [C]

Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments – Lightnin’ Rod – Straight To Video
Beastie Boys – B-Boys Makin’ With The Freak Freak – Ill Communication – RIP Anthony Mason.
The Walkabouts – The Stopping-Off Place – Devil’s Road
Chron Gen – Jet Boy Jet Girl – 45
Volcano Suns – The Ballad Of Bilbo Baggins – All Night Lotus Party – RIP Leonard Nimoy.
Paul Newman – Untitled 3 – Travels In Constants Vol. 8
Stuyvesant – Shhh – Shmyvesant – [N]

Fawn Spots – New Sense – From Safer Place
Sexy Kids – Sisters Are Forever – 7″
Wat? Sanitar! – Except Me And My Monkey – Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik: German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s – Beatles reworked. – [C]
Walking Shadow – Roomdoucher – “Roomdoucher I” b​/​w “Roomdoucher II”
Kerbivore – My Apartment’s A Mess – Serious Rockers: An Unblinking Ear Mixtape – Win tickets to this weekend’s tape release show! – [C]
Peter Schmidt & His Gentleman Scholars – Beats For No One – Beats For No One
Apache Dropout – I-80 – Bubblegum Graveyard

Connections – Miller’s Grove – Year One
Diamond D & The Psychotic Neurotics – Best Kept Secret (Radio Edit) – Stunts, Blunts & Hip Hop – RIP Anthony Mason.
The Silence Kit – Good For Nothing – Watershed – Local.
Aaron Dilloway – Shatter All Organized Activities – Modern Gester
Emperor Penguin – Fatal Exception Error – Split Cd with Knodel
SF Seals – Dock Ellis – Baseball Trilogy
Duffy & The Doubters – Metal Detector – Scriptural Supplies – Ladyhawk off-shoot.

Speedy Ortiz – Raising The Skate – Foil Deer – Forthcoming!
Kool Moe Dee – How Ya Like Me Now (Extended Mix) – 12″
Trans Am – Triangular Pyramid – Sex Change – [R]
Atoms & Void – Divide & Conquer – .mp3 – Husker Du cover.



2/25/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

February 25th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Screaming Females – Ripe – Rose Mountain
Shores – Olmstead – Precedents
Young Guv – Kelly, I’m Not A Creep – Ripe 4 Luv
Tagirijus – A Singing Comet – .mp3 – 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Surf City – What They Need – Jeckyll Island
The Cabdrivers – Troubled Teen Mantra – It’s Yours! – RIP Brett Helling.
JEFF The Brotherhood – What’s A Creep – What’s A Creep

The Body & Thou – Her Strongholds Unvanquishable – You, Whom I Have Always Hated – [N]
Orchestra Of Spheres – Jungle Pads – Vibration Animal Sex Brain Music
Mary Timony – Valley Of One Thousand Perfumes – Mountains
Olekranon – Bellow – Danaus
Viet Cong – Bunker Buster – S/T – [N]
Sports – A Million Miles – Drumheller
Timmy’s Organism – Mind Over Matter – 7″ – Split single with John Wesley Coleman.

Personal & The Pizzas – Brass Knuckles – 7″
Slang King – Tiger Chat – Serious Rockers: An Unblinking Ear Mixtape – Win tickets to the “Jersey Edition” record release show tonight! – [C]
Tall Tales & The Silver Lining – Both Alive – Tightropes
Sue Harshe / Ron House / Obnox / Heroes Of History / Steve Silverstein / The Human Hearts / Tox Bops – 50 Seconds Over Ohio / Wreck Of The Nihilist / Symbol Crash / I Hate Ghosts / Short Untitled Instrumental / Business (Pete Seeger) / Tally Ho (The Clean) – Fifty@50 – 50 bands, 50x fifty second songs. – [C]
Paul Hawkins & The Awkward Silences – Of Course I Stole The Train (A-Side Version) – The Wrong Life
Gold-Bears – From Tallahassee To Gainsville – Dalliance
Parquet Courts – Duckin’ & Dodgin’ – Live At Third Man Records

The Kyle Sowashes – Regional Supervisor – Everybody – RIP Brett Helling.
Gilberto Gil – Back In Bahia – Expresso 2222
The Book-Burners – Can You See The River? – .mp3
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Peasantry or ‘Light! Inside of Light! (excerpt) – Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress
The Special Pillow – Third Of July – Infinite Regression – Members of Run On & Hypnolovewheel.
Ata Kak – Daa Nyinaa – Obaa Sima – [N]
Nots – Reactor – We Are Nots

Sonic Youth – Shaking Hell – Confusion Is Sex
Secret Souvenir – Lonely – S/T – Josh from The Rutabega & pals.
Kinski – The Narcotic Comforts Of The Status Quo – Sandrider + Kinski – Split EP.
Jenny Mae – Virginia – Don’t Wait Up For Me
Mac McCaughan – Lost Again – Non-Believers – Forthcoming!



Supplemental Reading.

February 18th, 2015

First Supplemental Reading of 2015!

Here are this week’s links/videos/items of interest based on topics discussed during tonight’s radio show.

An 180+ track Relapse Records sampler that includes the Torche jam that opened the evening is a free download. Stream Torche’s “Restarter” in full here.

Also gratis:

Two Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band covers, new music by Split Feet, something off the forthcoming full-length from Pile, the entire Brian Chippendale & Greg Saunier album of drum duets, a tune by Denton’s Bad Times, the title track off Lanterna’s latest and a 2013 LP for Boston’s Idiot Jeans.

Watch Fishboy’s incredible animated graphic novel An Elephant while you listen to their concept record about Thomas Edison electrocuting a pachyderm.

Read what Alasdair Roberts had to say about the song he recorded with Will Oldham and Jason Molina the evening of September 11, 2001.



2/18/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

February 18th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Torche – Loose Men – Restarter – Out soon!
Fishboy – Thomas Alva Waiting – An Elephant – “Based on the horrific true events of 1903 in which Thomas Edison publicly electrocuted Topsy the elephant.”
Ted Hattemer – Background – I Stayed Up All Night Listening To Records – [C]
Parkay Quarts – Psycho Structures – Content Nausea – [N]
Frontier Folk Nebraska – Electric Satan – S/T
Jason Molina ft. Will Oldham & Alasdair Roberts – September 11, 2001 – .mp3 – Recorded on this date. Previously unreleased.
The Woolen Men – Deaf Americans – Live From The Banana Stand – [N]

BLAXXX – Cut ‘Em Down – For No Apparent Reason – Members of Obnox & OBN IIIs. Forthcoming!
Loscil – Ahull – Sea Island
Waxahatchee – Fish Eyes – .mp3 – Bottomless Pit cover.
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – Calvary Cross – Aquarium Drunkard: Lagniappe Sessions – Richard Thompson tune.
Dit + Uta – Science Fiction Park – Science Fiction Park Bundesrepublik: German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s – [C]
Split Feet – You’re A Ghost – Shame Parade
Hound – Little One – Out Of Time – [N]

Pile – #2 Hit Single – You’re Better Than This
Invisible Familars – New Mutation Boogie – Disturbing Wildlife
Brian Chippendale & Greg Saunier – Side A – S/T – Lightning Bolt & Deerhoof dudes, improvised drum duo.
Low Low Low La La La Love Love Love – The Field – Last
Francois Tusques & Don Cherry – Indes – La Maison Fille Du Soleil
Positive No – For Want Of – .mp3 – Rites Of Spring cover.
The Gotobeds – Glass House – Serious Rockers: An Unblinking Ear Mixtape – [C]

Bad Times – Deadhorse – .mp3
Saul Jarvie – Tracks Line Up – Existential Eczema
Lime Crush – Graveyard – 7″
Lanterna – Backyards – Backyards
Tender Prey – Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Of My Heart – 7″ – Split single with Jane Weaver.
Half Japanese – U.S. Teens Are Spoiled Bums – Music To Strip By – Bonus: “Face Rake” off of “Charmed Life.”
Idiot Genes – Regular – Lousey

Marl Karx – Claus – Five Years Of Bedroom Suck Records – [C]
Chris Brokaw – Do You Really Want To Know What That Means? Do You Really Want To Know What That Means? – The Periscope Twins



2/11/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

February 11th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Obnox – Too Punk Shakur – Boogalou Reed – [N]
Spiral Jetty – Bad Thoughts – Art’s Sand Bar
75 Dollar Bill – Cuttin’ Out – Wooden Bag – Ex-Fish & Roses. – [N]
I.R.M. Crew – Baseball – 12″
Songs: Ohia – Didn’t It Rain – Didn’t It Rain – Reissue. – [N]
Human Sexual Response – Unba Unba – Fig. 14
Death – Keep On Knocking – For The Whole World To See – Come to a FREE showing of “A Band Called Death” on Monday 2/16 at the Princeton Public Library! 7:00 pm ET!

Conan Neutron & The Secret Friends – Casually Intense – The Enemy Of Everyone – Forthcoming. Dale Crover of Melvins on drums.
Amy Annelle – Grey Funnel Line – Surgery
Heavy Times – Street Legal – Serious Rockers: An Unblinking Ear Mixtape – [C]
Lazarus Clamp – 100 Watt Bulb – The Bird Is Not The Metaphor
Lazy Salon – Halo Hand – LZY SLN 002
Princess Reason – Dead Flowers – .mp3 – Karl Hendricks Trio cover.
Xetas – The Redeemer – The Redeemer – Debut LP. Out soon!

Mike Pace & The Child Actors – Fire Sale – Best Boy – [N]
Molecular Beats Squadron – Transmit Power – 12″
Psychic Teens – H#TE – Come – [N]
The Verlaines – For The Love Of Ash Grey – Hallelujah All The Way Home
Coitus Int. – My Ideal Man – S/T – 1981. – [N]
Robert Griffin – Dream King – I Stayed Up All Night Listening To Records – [C]
Chavez – You Must Be Stopped – Ride The Fader

Disappears – Interpretation – Irreal – [N]
Emerald Web – Starsail – Whispered Visions
Paramount Styles – Hold Me Tight – Demo
Colours – Stink – AWEH x The World Underground: East Asia Compilation – [C]
Sauna Youth – False Jesii Pt. II – False Jesii Pt. II – Pissed Jeans cover.
Chung Antique – Stop Making Synths – Sweater Weather
Rakta – Tudo Que E Solido – 7″

Game Theory – White Blues – Blaze Of Glory – [N]
Dama/Libra – Blind Thanksgiving – .mp3 – New!



Live performance #236 – Mike Pace.

January 28th, 2015

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Up the Academy / Southern Cordial / Cold Calling / McKinley / Frozen Smiles (Crosby/Nash cover) / Summer Lawns / Fire Sale / Kiss & Fly



1/28/15 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

January 28th, 2015

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Ty Segall – Feel – Manipulator – “Best of 2014 (part three).”
The Dead Space – Master Forget – Faker
Moving Targets – Faith – Taang! Records: The First 10 Singles – Record Store Day box set. – [C]
Priests – Now – Bodies & Control & Money & Power
Spider Bags – Summer Of ’79 – Frozen Letter – John Wesley Coleman tune.
The Bad Doctors – In Time Of Plaque – Burning City – Local.
Terry Malts – Let You In – Insides

Oozing Wound – When The Walls Fell – Earth Suck
The Cats – New Beneficiaries – Relax On Everyone
Eastlink – Gina – S/T
Ex-Cult – Midnight Passenger – Midnight Passenger
The Coathangers – Smother – Suck My Shirt
Total Control – Black Spring – Typical System
OBN IIIs – No Time For The Blues – Live In San Francisco

Mike Pace – 29:13 – Live On WPRB – http://thechildactors.bandcamp.com

Obnox – Cynthia Piper At The Gates Of Dawn – Boogalou Reed
I Think Like Midnight – Ground Effect Aircraft – Warm Seclusion Structure – Local. – [N]
Carolee – Atrophy Rattle – Serious Rockers – [C]
onYou – The Wronskian – Introducing…… – [N] – [C]
Kool Moe Dee featuring KRS-One & Chuck D – Rise “N” Shine – 12″
Medicine – Home Everywhere – Home Everywhere – [N]
The Warmers – Poked It With A Stick – S/T

Microwave Death – Glory Hole High School – Demo II – [N]
Prince Vince & The Hip Hop Force – May The Force Be With You – 12″
Game Theory – Dead Center (Flexi Disc Version) – Dead Center – [N]
Bob Bucko Jr. with G. Stuart Dahlquist – Touch (is the prayer that) Has No Religion (for Charlie White) – .mp3
Beekeepers – Pallet Stacking – 45 – [N]
Songs: Ohia – John Henry Split My Heart – Magnolia Electric Co.



Join me on Feb. 16th to watch “A Band Called Death”!

January 23rd, 2015

2015 is WPRB’s 75th anniversary and the station is kicking off a year of special events and celebrations with a free documentary series at the Princeton Public Library.

The first film up is “Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me,” which screens on Monday, February 2nd at 7:00 pm ET.

I’ll be introducing the wonderful “A Band Called Death” on Monday, February 16th at 7:00 pm ET and leading a Q&A after the movie’s conclusion.

The library is located at 65 Witherspoon Street, in Princeton, New Jersey.

There are no advanced tickets, seating is first come, first served.

Hope to see you there. Click here for additional details.

Watch the trailer for “A Band Called Death” below.