4/2/14 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

April 2nd, 2014

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

The Coathangers – Dereks Song – Suck My Shirt – [N]
June of 44 – Sharks & Sailors – The Anatomy Of Sharks – Happy birthday, Jeff Mueller!
Hiss Golden Messenger – Call Him Daylight – Bad Debt – His “lost” 2010 record. – [N]
Cobra Verde – Crashing In A Plane – Nightlife
Boogarins – Paul – As Plantas Que Curam – Brazilian duo. – [N]
The Stooges – Fun House (take three) – Fun House – RIP Scott “Rock Action” Asheton.
The War On Drugs – Under The Pressure – Lost In The Dream – [N]

Cloud Nothings – Psychic Trauma – Here & Nowhere Else – [N]
De La Soul – No More No Less – Smell The DA.I.S.Y.
Bowl Ethereal – The Sixth Sickener – Five Minutes
Ein Heit – Limelight – 45 – Rush cover.
Bardo Pond – Luna Sway – Shone Like A Ton – 1992 record, reissued.
Cloud – Cherry Dip – Cars & It’s Autumn
Ex Hex – Waterfall – Hot & Cold 7″ – Debut from Mary Timony’s new band.

D.O.A. – New Age – Bloodied But Unbowed – RIP Dave Gregg.
Matthew Shipp Trio – Path – Root Of Things – [N]
The Nation Of Ulysses – You’re My Miss Washington D.C. – 13-Point Program To Destroy America
Guinea Worms – The Credit Cards Lied – Split 45 with The In Out – [N]
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Cowgirl In The Sand – Live At The Fillmore East March 6 & 7, 1970
Crash Course In Science – Cardboard Lamb – Signals From Pier Thirteen – 1981. – [N]
Les Thugs – Suspended Time – Still Hungry

The In Out – Sticking – Agenda: The Ep – Limited to 300 copies. – [N]
Superchunk – 1000 Pounds – Epitonic Saki Session
The Silence Kit – I Could Be – Watershed
Motherfucker – Snot Rocket – Tae Kwon Do
The Book-Burners – Eyeliner – Revolver
Smallgang – Waiting For Your Life – After The Storm – [C]
Persons – Idealists Dead – The Lainmeyers Are Persons

Damaged Bug – Sic Bay Surprise – Hubba Bubba – [N]
Black Deer – I Almost Had A Moment Alone – Trail Of Tears
Nigh Powers – The Hand Of Glory – Demo
Destroyer – Del Monton – Five Spanish Songs



Supplemental Reading.

March 26th, 2014

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

RIP Stooges drummer Scott “Rock Action” Asheton and Gary Burger of The Monks.

In the wake of Oderus Urungus/Dave Brockie’s passing, my friend Gregg Gethard shares a pair of GWAR stories.

The free, legal downloads offered up include The Rutabega covering Dinosaur Jr., the first sounds of new Philadelphia outfit Myrrias, an Epitonic Saki session from Lazy, two full-lengths by New Grenada, Dear Landlord sharing a new demo, yet another Radiator Hospital digital EP and more by Michigan’s Brown Company.

This The Twenty Best Post-Punk Albums You Probably Didn’t Know Existed piece introduced me to more than a few groups.

Catch a screening of the Slint documentary!



3/26/14 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

March 26th, 2014

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Sonic’s Rendezvous Band – City Slang – Destroy All Monsters – RIP Scott “Rock Action” Asheton.
Tinariwen – Chaghaybou – Emmaar – [N]
MV & EE with The Golden Road – Canned Happiness – Fantasy Set – Live at Zebulon, January 2011.
Shoes This High – Mental Whiff – Straight To Hell – [N]
Slint – Nosferatu Man – Spiderland – “Breadcrumb Trail” documentary = highly recommended.
The Chambermaids – Electric Sky – Whatever Happened Tomorrow
Lerdo – Gran Canon – Division De Oro – Chilean.

OFF! – Hypnotized – Wasted Years
The Rutabega – Feel The Pain – .mp3 – Dinosaur Jr. cover.
Horseback – Chanting Out The Low Shadow – Piedmont Apocrypha – Record Store Day 2014 release.
McTells – Snowy White – Snowy White
Myrrias – Focus – Endless Winter Session – Local.
Doug Gillard – Overseas – Parade On
Lazy – Party City – Epitonic Saki Session

The Monks – Monk Time – Black Monk Time – RIP Gary Burger.
Johnny Noise – Faster – The Day Is Coming – [N]
Native Tongue – All Wronged Up – S/T – 1981.
Wooden Wand & The World War IV – Our Father The Monster – S/T
Eleventh Dream Day – Orange Moon – 45
Promised Land Sound – Wandering Habits – S/T
New Grenada – Emergency Brigade – Modern Problems

Dear Landlord – Hey Caroline – .mp3 – New demo.
Radiator Hospital – Solomon Grundy – TOTAL REQUEST
Brown Company – Tidal – Spring 2014 Pre-Release
Wussy – Teenage Wasteland – Attica!
Nachtambulous – Midnight Mass – The Holidays Don’t Have To Be So Rotten Vol. 4 – [C]
Creepoid – Truth – Wet – Record Store Day 2014 release.
Therapists – I Need It – Portland Mutant Party – [C]

Circle – Earthworm – Hollywood – [N]
Weird Hot – Coal Dragon – The Best Of Shawn Kilroy & Weird Hot – Local.



Supplemental Reading.

March 5th, 2014

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

If you want to help Philadelphia’s JJL replace their instruments, lost due to an arson that destroyed their practice space, you can do so here.

The free, legal downloads are copious. Check out Portland, Oregon’s ALTO!, a Turing Machine remix, Volcano Suns live on WERS, AZITA and the late Brian Torrey Scott, an old Quilty single, the debut album by Milwaukee instrumentalists Wereworm, new music from Benjamin Shaw, Beastqueef getting in the posthumous holiday spirit and a full record by Tyranny Is Tyranny.



3/5/14 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

March 5th, 2014

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Polvo – Can I Ride – Cor-Crane Secret – Happy Ash Wednesday!
Deltron 3030 – City Rising From The Ashes – Event 2
Atlantic Thrills – Holy Mountain – S/T – [N]
Like A Fox – Gold – Where’s My Golden Arm? – http://tinyurl.com/helpJJL
Top Soil – Sea Of Black – Way Out
Twerps – Jam Song – S/T
Cosmic Psychos – 74 Seconds – Down On The Farm / Cosmic Psychos – [N]

Mean Jeans – Freaked & Geeked – Portland Mutant Party – [C]
The Selmanaires – In The Direction Of Yes – indieATL Session
ALTO! – Piece 1-3 – S/T
Turing Machine – If Its Gone Its On (Al Doyle remix) – What Is The Meaning Of Remixes
Volcano Suns – JAK – Live on WERS – April 7, 1985
AZITA & Brian Torrey Scott – Intro – Detail From The Mountainside – RIP Brian Torrey Scott.
Nox Boys – Save Me – S/T – Pittsburgh teens. – [N]

Die Schacht – Finsternis – 7″ – [N]
Quilty – Chris On The Beach – Black Hole
Wereworm – Hercules Is Cold – Wereworm Is A Place
The Mountain Goats – Up The Wolves – The Sunset Tree – As heard on this week’s episode of “The Walking Dead.”
Nothing – Get Well – Guilt Of Everything – [N]
Benjamin Shaw – Goodbye, Cagoule World – Goodbye, Cagoule World
PyPy – Pagan Day – Pagan Day – [N]

Shoes This High – The Nose One – 7″ – 1981 single re-issued. – [N]
Hospitality – I Miss Your Bones – Trouble
Beastqueef – Thirsty For The Blood Of You & Yours (Cheetah Eve Theme) – Songs Of The Christmas Cheetah
Bardo Pond – Sangh Seriatim – Refulgo – Forthcoming collection.
Tyranny Is Tyranny – The American Dream Is A Lie – Let It Come From Whom It May
Venus & The Razorblades – Dog Food – 45 – “Produced and directed by Kim Fowley.”
Split Single – Monolith – Monolith

Karp – Get No Toys (When You Pay The Money) – Suplex – [R]



Live performance #229 – Risk/Reward.

February 28th, 2014

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Killer / Keep Your Mouth Closed / In The Sea / Easy On The Heart / Addle Me



2/26/14 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

February 26th, 2014

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Audacity – Pick Slide – Butter Knife – [N]
The Pawners’ Society – Judy Is A Punk – .mp3 – Ramones cover.
Mogwai – Remurdered – Rave Tapes – [N]
Scars – Adult/ery – Mutant Pop
saxRuins – Vrresto – Blimmguass – [N]
Jack Rose – Cross The North Fork – The Black Dirt Sessions
Warema KK! – Warema KK! – Indice De Desempleo – [N]

Night Sun – No Pressure – 45 – [N]
Don Muro – Squash (New Terrors Remix) – Squash Remixes
Memorial Gore – Total Recall – Endless Gore
Mirror Twin – A Shot – 45
Vertical Scratchers – These Plains – Daughter Of Everything
Okkervil River – Money Changes Everything – Golden Opportunities 3 – The Brains cover.
Dark Warble – Rider Waite – Moon Is Trouble

Risk Reward – Live on WPRB – 16:38 – http://riskreward.bandcamp.com

Andy Votel – Twisted Nerve Mixed – Twisted Nerve Mixed

Zulus – Kisses – S/T
Jon Autry – Warm Fire, Soft Snow – The Holidays Don’t Have To Be So Rotten: Volume Four – [C]



Supplemental Reading.

February 19th, 2014

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

RIP Devo’s Bob 2.

Nothing but free, legal downloads from here on out. A digital single by Amateur Party, Flannelgraph’s latest The Holidays Don’t Have To Be So Rotten collection, Tractor Hips live on WXDU, Brazil’s Rakta, a five-songs-in-five-minutes demo from Bowl Ethereal, Fuzz covering The Kinks, Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band covering Television and two songs by TV Colours.

You can order Damnably’s Philippines Typhoon Appeal benefit compilation here.

Live on next week’s show: Risk/Reward.



2/19/14 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

February 19th, 2014

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

The Traps – Illinois – Boom Pow Awesome Wow – Long-lost 2003-04 recordings. – [N]
Devo – Smart Patrol / Mr. DNA – Duty Now For The Future – RIP “Bob 2.”
Silkworm – A Cockfight Of Feelings – Italian Platinum – http://buy.couldntyouwait.com
Burnt Skull – Sewer Birth – Sewer Birth – [N]
Vanishing Voice – 2029 – The Morning After
Shellshag – 1984 – Rumors In Disguise
Male Bondage – Do Me Again – Love Moon

Amateur Party – Glad Tidings – The Song Is You
Soporus – Dad’s Home Movies Of Me With My Transformers – The Holidays Don’t Have To Be So Rotten: Volume Four – [C]
Minutes – Get Off Your Ass (demo) – Roland Bonus Ep
Tractor Hips – Joshua – Live At WXDU
The Poets Of Rhythm – Funky Train – The Anthology 1992-2003
Ratka – Run To The Forest / Repetition – S/T
Golden Gurls – Come On Over – After The Storm – [C]

The Book-Burners – Sidesteppers – People’s Songs – [N]
Endless Boogie – On Cryology – Long Island
Today’s Hits – Why Can’t You? – Sex Boys – [N]
Hans Chew – Queen Of The Damned Blues – Tennessee & Other Stories
Saint Rich – Young Vultures – Beyond The Drone – [N]
Scream – Bedlam – Still Screaming
Johnny Ill Band – Post Office – 45 – [N]

Cloud Nothings – I’m Not Part Of Me – Here And Nowhere Else
Tara Jane O’Neil – Elemental Finding – Where Shine New Lights
Bowl Etherial – Twenty Three Exciter Dreams – Five Minutes – New sounds from Pen Rollings!
Fuzz – Til The End Of The Day – Split 7″ with CCR Headcleaner – Kinks cover.
Cheatahs – Geographic – S/T
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – Little Johnny Jewel – Live – Television cover.
TV Colours – The Kids Are All Grown Up – 7″

Risk/Reward – Easy On The Heart – S/T – Live on next week’s show! – [N]
Bark Haze – One For Merz – One For Merz – Thurston Moore & Andrew MacGregor.



Supplemental Reading.

February 12th, 2014

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

Did you know the late Shirley Temple’s daughter once played bass for the Melvins?

Free, legal downloads: A song from the forthcoming Protomartyr record, two sets of Magnolia Electric Co. & Songs: Ohia paying tribute to Jason Molina live in Chicago, something brand new by Pink Skull, an EP of instrumental pieces to compliment the excellent documentary Medora, the debut of Stomatopod and a 2013 demo by Basic Cable.

Finally, here’s (the unedited version of) the incredible DJ Moneyshot tribute to Public Enemy’s “It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” that you heard during hour three.