Thursday, December 26, 2013

Annual Frank Zappa Birthday Special

All tracks by Frank Zappa, and issued by, unless otherwise noted.

Intro by John Belushi, Dancing Fool - Saturday Night Live Oct 21 1978

Call Any Vegetable/Eddie, Are You Kidding? - Just Another Band From LA
Watermelon In Easter Hay - Joe's Garage
Interview - "I started out collecting records..."
Cosmik Debris - Harpur College Oct 29 1972
Who Are The Brain Police? (Studio tracks) - Making Of Freak Out (MOFO)
Jerry Kay interview, 1978
Honey, Dontcha Want A Man Like Me? - Lather

Dead Girls of London/Ain't Got No Heart/Brown Shoes Don't Make It - Brest France March 19 1979

Do It Now Foundation PSA, "Susie Speedfreak"
Lumpy Gravy, original Capitol Records mix, 1966 - Lumpy Money
The Story of Lumpy Gravy - Syracuse U, April 23, 1975
DC Boogie - Imaginary Diseases

Farther O'Blivion - Stockholm 8-21-73

Dead Girls Of London - Original Version with Van Morrison on vocals
Uncle Meat radio commercial
Project X (excerpt), Cruising For Burgers - Uncle Meat
Carolina Hardcore Ecstasy - FZ:OZ
Story of Holiday In Berlin (date and place unknown)
Holiday In Berlin, Full Blown - Burnt Weeny Sandwich
Murder By Numbers (with Sting) - Broadway The Hard Way

Bob Guy - Dear Jeepers - Rare Meat (Rhino)
You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here (Instrumental Track) - MOFO
The Dangerous Kitchen - Man From Utopia *
Concentration Moon (Mono Mix) - Lumpy Money
I'm The Slime - Saturday Night Live Dec 11, 1976
Dumb All Over - Have I Offended Someone?
Peaches En Regalia - Hot Rats
Big Leg Emma - Absolutely Free

Podcast Available HERE!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

December 18th, 2013

Beatles Xmas Record 1967

Beatles - I've Got A Feeling - Let It Be (Apple)
MIJ - Grok (Martian Love Call) - Yodeling Astrologer (ESP)
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Ramble Tamble - Cosmo's Factory (Fantasy)
Bob Dylan - Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat - Greatest Hits Vol II (CBS)

The Numbers Band - Jimmy Bell - Jimmy Bell's Still In Town (Exitstencil)
Jimi Hendrix - Little Drummer Boy/Silent Night/Auld Lang Syne - 7-inch (Reprise)
Jerry Jeff Walker - She Left Me Holding - Collectibles (MCA)
Mushroom Tabernacle Choir - 12 Drugs of Xmas - Tanks for the Mammaries (TAKRL)
Tom Waits - Shore Leave - Beautiful Maladies (Island)
Johnny Cash - Bird On A Wirw - American Recordings (American)

Jerry Jeff Walker Interview

Jerry Jeff Walker -

The Christmas Song - Christmas Gonzo Style (Ryko)
Mr. Bojangles - Mr. Bojangles (Atco)
Will There Be Any? - Collectibles (MCA)
Stoney - Bein' Free (Atco)
Up Against The Wall Redneck - Best of Jerry Jeff Walker (MCA)
The Ballad of the Hulk - Mr. Bojangles (Atco)
Hill Country Rain - The Best of Jerry Jeff Walker (MCA)

Vince Guaraldi - Christmas Time Is Here - A Charlie Brown Christmas (Fantasy)
Neil Young - Driftin Back - Psychedelic Pill (Reprise)

Burned - Veruca Salt - Cinnamon Girl (American Laundromat)
Rolling Stones - Still A Fool - Trident Acetates, 1969
Kaki King - Until We Felt Red - Until We Felt Red (Velour)

Podcast Available HERE!

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

December 13, 2013

Bruce Cockburn - Get Up Jonah - The Charity of Night (True North)

Johnny Cash - Would You Lie With Me In A Field of Stone? - American III:Solitary Man (American)
The Flying Burrito Brothers - To Love Somebody - Close Up The Honky Tonks (A&M)
The Flying Burrito Brothers - Sin City - Close Up The Honky Tonks (A&M)
The Byrds - Drug Store Truck Driving Man - Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde (Columbia)
The Byrds - Pretty Boy Floyd - Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Columbia)

Billy Bragg & Wilco - Walt Whitman's Niece - Mermaid Avenue (Elektra)
Leo Kottke - Pamela Brown - Ice Water (Capitol)
Leo Kottke - Busted Bicycle - 6 & 12-string Guitar (Takoma)
Jonathan Richman - Corner Store - Jonathan Goes Country (Rounder)

Bob Dylan - Nashville Skyline Rag - Nashville Skyline (Columbia)
Bob Dylan - I'm Not There - Basement Tapes, 1967
Lee Hazlewood - LA Lady - Requiem For An Almost Lady (Smells Like Records)
Phil Austin - A Square Dance - Roller Maidens from Outer Space (
Nick Lowe - She Don't Love Nobody - live at the Ritz, NY, Oct 1985

Rhonda Vincent Interview

Rhonda Vincent:

In The Garden By The Fountain (w/Dolly Parton) - Taken (Upper Management)
When The Bloom Is Off The Rose (w/Sally Berry & Tensel Sandker) - Taken (Upper Management)
Sweet Summertime - Taken (Upper Management)
Blue Sky Cathedral - Sunday Mornin' Singin' Live  (Upper Management)

Thursday, December 05, 2013

December 4th, 2013

Frank Zappa - Stairway To Nicaragua - live, Broome County Arena March 17 1988
Bevis Frond - Stoned Train Driver - Live at the Great American Music Hall (

Dead Milkmen - Bitchin' Camaro - Big Lizard In My Backyard (Enigma)
Splatcats - Surfin' Hearse - Sin 73 (Moving Target)
Angry Samoans - Hot Cars - Unboxed Set (Triple X)
Dead Kennedys - Buzz Bomb - Plastic Surgery Disasters (Alt Tentacles)
Dickies - Manny Moe & Jack - Great Dictations (A&M)
Devo - Speed Racer (ext. Mix) - Promo 12-inch (WB)

The Numbers Band - Drive - Jimmy Bell's Still In Town (Exitstencil)
Harry Nilsson - Jump Into The Fire - Nilsson Schmillson (RCA)
Public Service Broadcasting - Signal 30 - Inform Educate Entertain (Test Card)
Negativland - You Don't Even Live Here - Escape From Noise (

The Nice - Rondo - Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack (Columbia)
Deep Purple - Maybe I'm A Leo - Machine Head (WB)
Jad Fair & Kramer - Elenor - The Sound Of Music (Shimmy Disc)
Erasure - Christmas Song - Snow Globe (Mute)

Ayurveda - White - Being (
Urge Overkill - Need Some Air - Exit The Dragon (Geffen)
The Minus Five - Rockin' Here Tonight - Songs For Slim (New West)

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

November 20, 2013

JFK Memorial Space Mix

Recordings used:

Assassins - Original Cast Recording (RCA)
Kennedy-Nixon  - The Great Debate (Columbia)
M'Lumbo vs. Kobalt 6 - Spinning Tourists In A City Of Ghosts (Unit Circle)
The Orb Remix Project (Deviant)
George Harrison - Electronic Sound (Zapple)
The throne of Drones (Asphodel)
Heavenly Music Corporation - In A Garden Of Eden (Silent)
Bill Hicks - Arizona Bay (Ryko)
Steve Hillage - Rainbow Dome Musick (Virgin)
Pan Sonic - Kesto (Mute)
Mark Stewart - Learning To Cope With Cowardice (On-U)
Mark Stewart - My Possession 12-inch (On-U)
Dub Syndicate - Echomania (On-U)
Steinski & The Mass Media - What Does It All Mean (Illegal Art)

Plus assorted sound bites

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

November 13, 2013

Bonzo Dog Band

Look Out, There's A Monster Coming - Gorilla (UA)
The Canyons of your Mind - The History of the Bonzos (UA)
We Are Normal - The History of the Bonzos (UA)
Urban Spaceman - The History of the Bonzos (UA)
Jollity Farm - Gorilla (UA)
Sofa Head - Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit)
Death Cab For Cutie - Gorilla (UA)
Rawlinson End - Let's Make Up & Be Friendly (UA)

Snarky Puppy - Amour T'es La? - Family Dinner Vol 1 (
Serge Gainsbourg - Bonnie & Clyde - Comic Strip (Philips/Mercury)
XTC - Beattown - Go 2 (Virgin)
Coffin Break - Kill The President - Rupture (C/Z)

Dukes Of Stratosfear - Brainiac's Daughter - Psionic Psunspot (Geffen)
Joy Division - At A Later Date - Short Circuit (Virgin)
Frank Zappa - Soup & Old Clothes - Shut Up & Play Your Guitar (Ryko)
Faust - No Harm - So Far (ReR Megacorp)

Elvis Costello - Uncomplicated - live, Santa Monica 4-18-87
Elvis Costello - Sugar Won't Work - Wise Up Ghost (Blue Note)

Thursday, November 07, 2013

November 6th, 2013 - w/Tom Rush Interview

Jesse Colin Young - It's A Lovely Day - 7-inch (WB)

French, Frith, Kaiser, Thompson - Drowned Dog Black Night - Live Laugh Larf Loaf (Rhino)
Richard Thompson - Can't Win (live) - The Reckless Kind (12-inch) (Capitol)

Joni Mitchell - Coyote - Hejira (Asylum)
Leo Kottke - Vaseline Machine Gun - 6 & 12-string Guitar (Takoma)
R Stevie Moore - Delicate Tension - Delicate Tension (
The Velvet Underground - After Hours - Velvet Underground (Polydor)
Elvis Costello - Imagination Is A Powerful Deceiver - My Aim Is True (Ryko)

Ivor Cutler - Jungle Tips - Peel Sessions 12-inch (Strange Fruit)
Firesign Theatre - Sleep - Dear Friends (
Neil Young - The Old Laughing Lady - Unplugged (Reprise)
Tom Rush - Urge For Going - The Circle Game (Elektra)

Tom Rush Interview

Tom Rush:

If Your Man Gets Busted - Tom Rush (Elektra)
Ladies Love Outlaws - Ladies Love Outlaws (Columbia)
Drift Away - What I Know (Appleseed)
Wrong End of the Rainbow - Wrong End of the Rainbow (Columbia)

Podcast Pending. Tom Rush interview can be heard at

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Oct. 30, 2013 - Tribute to Lou Reed

The Velvet Underground:

Foggy Notion - Peel Slowly & See (Polydor)
Sunday Morning - Velvet Underground & Nico (Polydor)
I Heard Her Call My Name - White Light White Heat (Polydor)

Lou Reed & John Cale - The Ostrich - 7-inch (from bootleg LP)
Sister Ray - White Light White Heat (Polydor)

Heroin - Velvet Underground & Nico (Polydor)
Sweet Jane (full length version) - Loaded (Atlantic)
I'm Waiting For The Man (demo) - Peel Slowly & See (Polydor)
What Goes On - Velvet Underground (Polydor)

Lou Reed:

Satellite Of Love - Transformer (RCA)
Vicious - Transformer (RCA)
Charley's Girl - Coney Island Baby (RCA)
How Do You Speak To An Angel? - Rock and Roll Diary 1967-1980 (Arista)
Keep Away - Rock and Roll Diary 1967-1980 (Arista)
Rollins Band - Move Right In - Undercover (tribute album) (WB)

Podcast Available Here!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

October 23, 2013

Amanda Palmer - Map Of Tasmania (The Doctor's Dub Mix)

Pink Floyd:

Astronomy Domine - Piper at the Gates Of Dawn (EMI)
Arnold Layne - Relics (EMI)
A Pillow Of Winds - Meddle (EMI)
Paint Box - The Best of the Pink Floyd (EMI)
Quicksilver - Soundtrack from "More" (EMI)
Fat Old Sun - Atom Heart Mother (EMI)
Set The Controls for the Heart of the Sun - Ummagumma (EMI)
One of these Days - Meddle (EMI)

Frank Zappa:

Who Are The Brain Police? - Freak Out (
Didja Get Any Onya - Weasels Ripped My Flesh (Ryko)
Rudy Wants To Buy Yez A Drink - Chunga's Revenge (Ryko)
Jones Crusher - Sheik Yerbouti (Ryko)
When The Lie's So Big - Broadway The Hard Way (Ryko)
Dumb All Over - Have I Offended Someone (Ryko)

Elvis Costello - This Year's Girl - This Year's Model (Ryko)

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

October 16, 2013

Brian Eno - Burning Airlines Give You So Much More - Taking Tiger Mountain   By Strategy (EG)
Brian Eno - Here He Comes - Before & After Science (EG)
Brian Eno - Everything Merges With The Night - Another Green World (EG)
Brian Eno, Moebius, Roedelius - The Belldog - After The Heat (Gyroscope)

Cuarteto Zupay - Los Trescientos Anos - Cuarteto Zupay (CBS Argentina 1973)
The Association - Requiem For The Masses - Just The Right Sound (WB)
Aphex Twin - disc 1 track 3 - Selected Ambient Works Vol II (Sire)

Firesign Theatre - Nick Danger-Case of the Missing Shoe - complete (Rhino 12-inch)

The Fall - Leave The Capitol - The Collection (Castle)
Wolfgang Dauner - Brazing The High Sky Full - Output (ECM)
The Machine Gun TV - Drop 7 - Touch (Japan Overseas)
Fat Boy Slim - Michael Jackson - Better Living Through Chemistry (Astralwerks)

Flying Lizards - Purple Haze - Top 10 (Statik)
Mad Professor - Beyond The Realms Dub - Mad Professor (RAS)
Steinski & Double-Dee - The Payoff Mix - What Does It All Mean (Illegal Art)

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

October 9, 2013

Elvis Costello & The Roots - Refuse To Be Saved - Wise Up Ghost (Blue Note)

Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland - Electric Ladyland (MCA) (request)
David Bowie - Starman - Ziggy Stardust (Ryko)
David Bowie - God Knows I'm Good - Space Oddity (Ryko)
Billy Bragg - Days Like These - Help Save The Youth of America (Elektra)

Those Darlins - Optimist - Blur The Line (Oh Wow Dang)
Tochigi - I'm In Love With A Girl I know - Tochigi (Tochigi Records)
The Obits - Operation Bikini - Bed & Begs (Sub Pop)
T Rex - Spaceball Ricochet - The Slider (Rhino)
Beach Boys - Never Learn Not To Love - 20/20 (Capitol)

James Gang - The Bomber - Rides Again (ABC)
Uncle Wiggly - Golden Moss - There Was An Elk (Shimmy Disc)
Nightmares On Wax - Luna 2 - Feelin' Good (Warp)

Jimi Hendrix - Like A Rolling Stone - Otis Redding/The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)

Urge Overkill - Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon - Stull (Touch & Go)
Velvet Underground - Foggy Notion - Another View (Verve)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Bicycle - Unknown Mortal Orchestra (Fat Possum)
Longshoremen - The Pit - Walk The Plank (Subterranean)
John Lennon - Love - Plastic Ono Band (Apple)
Genesis - I Know What I Like In Your Wardrobe - Selling England By The Pound (Charisma)

The Loop - Puff, The Magic Dragon - Later (
Rubblebucket - Save Charlie - Save Charlie (Communion)

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

October 3, 2013

Denny Zeitlin - Tidal Wave - Tidal Wave (Palo Alto Jazz)
Atilla Zoller - Meet In Berlin - Gypsy Cry (Embryo)

Soft Machine - Hibou, Anemone and Bear - Noisette (Cuneiform)
Krysztof Zgraja - Laokoon - Laokoon (Muza)

Sun Ra - Astro Black - Astro Black (Impulse)
David Rose - Distant Relations - Distance Between Dreams (Inner City)

Soft Machine -

We Did It Again/Plus Belle Q'Une Poubelle/Why Are We Sleeping? - Soft Machine (Command)
Stanley Stamps Gibbon Album - Triple Echo (Harvest)
Facelift - Live At The Proms, 1970 (Reckless)

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

September 25, 2013

Hawkwind - You Shouldn't Do That - In Search of Space (EMI)
Baird Hersey - The Charioteer - Year of the Ear (Bent)
Kip Hanrahan - At The Same Time The Subway Train Was Pulling Out Of The Station - All Roads Are Made of the Flesh (American Clave)
Fifty Foot Hose - Red The Sign Post - Cauldron (Weasel Disc)

Global Village Trucking Co - You're A Floozy Madame Karma But I Love Your Lowdown Ways - Greasy Truckers (Greasy Truckers)
Hey Kid Nice Robot - Internet Romance - I Am Error (private pressing)
The Numbers Band - About The Eye Game - Jimmy Bell's Still In Town (Hearthan)
The Herbaliser - Another Mother - Blow Your Headphones (Ninja Tune)
Jessica Pavone - The Darkest Hour - Quotidian (Peacock)
Jackie Lomax - New Day - Is This What You Want (Apple)

Holy Modal Rounders - Intro-Radar Blues - Indian War Whoop (ESP)
Idatel - New Uniform - New Uniform (Achord)
Vanilla Fudge - That's What Makes A Man - Psychedelic Sundae (Rhino)
The Flock - Introduction - Flock Rock (Columbia)
Frank Zappa - Sink Trap-Gum Joy (Capitol Records version) - Lumpy Money (

Thursday, September 19, 2013

September 18, 2013

The Rocky Horror Glee Show - Sweet Transvestite - The Rocky Horror Glee Show (Columbia)
Frank Zappa - Absolutely Free > Flower Punk - Lumpy Money (WOIIFTM MONO mix) (

John Mayall - Television Eye - Back To The Roots (Polydor)
The Contortions - Contort Yourself - 12-inch (Ze Records)  24:00-25:00
Weather Report - Cucumber Slumber - Mysterious Traveler (Columbia)
Funkadelic - Free Your Mind & Your Ass Will Follow - Free Your Mind & Your Ass Will Follow (Westbound)

Can - True Story - The Lost Tapes (Spoon)
Gil Scott-Heron - It's Your World - It's Your World (Arista)
Funkadelic - Standing On The Verge of Gettin' It On - Funkadelic's Greatest Hits (Westbound)
Funkadelic - Nappy Dugout - Cosmic Slop (Westbound)

Jackie Lomax:

Is This What You Want? - Is This What You Want? (Apple)
Home Is In My Head - Home Is In My Head (WB)
A New Day - Is This What You Want? (Apple)
You've Goit To Do It All Yourself - Jackie Lomax 3 (WB)
The Eagle Laughs At You - Is This What You Want? (Apple)
Soul Light - Did You Ever Hacve That Feeling? (Capitol)
Sour Milk Sea - Is This What You Want? (Apple)

Zillatron - CBI Files - Lord of the Harvest (Ryko)

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

September 11, 2013

Why The Wires?
live @ Just Be Cause
Ithaca, NY
August 20, 2013

Stanley Clarke - School Days - School Days (Epic)
Mission of Burma - Heart of Darkness - The Horrible Truth about Burma (Ace of Hearts)
Man or Astro-Man? - Antimatter Man - Defcon 5,4,3,2,1 (

Thurston Moore - Elegy For All The Dead Rock Stars - Psychic Hearts (DGC)
Har Mar Superstar - We Don't Sleep - Bye Bye 17 (Cult)
Hiatus Kaiyote - Nakamarra - Tawk Tomahawk (Flying Buddha)

John Mayall Interview

John Mayall:

That Good Old Rockin' Blues - Tough (Eagle)
The Laws Must Change - The Turning Point (Polydor)
No Reply - Bare Wires (London)
Chicago Line - John Mayall - Live In London (

Snowy Wood - Crusade (London)
Nature's Disappearing - USA Union (Polydor)
2401 - Blues From Laurel Canyon (London)
Tough Times Ahead - Tough (Eagle)
Room To Move - The Turning Point (Polydor)

Podcast Available Here!

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

September 4th, 2013

James Chance & The Contortions
Live in NY (ROIR)

Buck Washington - Save The Roach For Me - Reefer Madness (Stash)
The Fugs - Marijuana - It Crawled Into My Hand, Honest
Dillinger - Cokane In My Brane - CB200 (Island)
Rolling Stones - Mother's Little Helper - Flowers (Abkco)
Dick Justice - Cocaine - Reefer Madness (Stash)
Johnny Cash - Cocaine Blues - Live at Folsom Prison (Columbia)
The Replacements - Dope Smokin' Moron - Stink (Twin Tone)

Napoleon XIV (Jerry Samuels) - I Owe A Lot To Iowa Pot - The Second Coming (Rhino)
Shel Silverstein - I Got Stoned and I Missed It - Freakin' At The Freaker's Ball (Columbia)
Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper - I Ain't Gonna Piss In No Jar - Bo-Day-Shus (Enigma)
Josie Miles - Pipe Dream Blues - Reefer Madness (Stash)
Steppenwolf - The Pusher - Easy Rider sndtrk. (Dunhill)
The Normal (Daniel Miller) - TVOD (CD-5) (Mute)

Frank Zappa - Help, I'm A Rock - Freak Out! (
Mars Everywhere - Attack of the Giant Squid - A Random Sampler (Random Radar Records)
Tom Waits - Burma Shave - Used Songs (Rhino)
John Mayall - Where Did My Legs Go? - USA Union (Polydor)
Beastie Boys - Drinkin' Wine - In Sound From Way Out (Grand Royal)
Bernie Worrell - Funk-A-Hall-Licks - Funk of Ages (Gramavision)

Laurie Anderson:

Big Science - Big Science (WB)
Beautiful Red Dress - Strange Angels (WB)
Only An Expert (Sursiks Remix)
Language Is A Virus - Home of the Brave (WB)
O Superman - Big Science (WB)

Big Star - September Gurls - Big Star Live (Ryko)
Big Star - For You - Third/Sister Lovers (Ryko)
Chris Bell - You & Your Sister - I Am The Cosmos (Ryko)
Neko Case - The Tigers Have Spoken - The Tigers Have Spoken (Anti)

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

August 28, 2013

James Chance & The Contortions - Sophisticated Cancer - Live In NY (ROIR)
Joy Division - Atmosphere - 12-inch (Factory)
Joy Division - She's Lost Coontrol - The Complete BBC Recordings (Fuel 2000)
Grace Jones - She's Lost Control - Compass Point Sessions (Island)
The Fall - Totally Wired - Palace of Swords Reversed (Rough Trade)

Tochigi - The Cats On The Corner - Tochigi (tochigi)
Death Cab For Cutie - Dream Scream - The Late, Great Daniel Johnston Discovered Covered (Gammon)
Tilly & The Wall - Heavy Mood - Heavy Mood (Team Love)
Gary Wilson - Gary's In The Park - Mary Had Brown Hair (Stones Throw)
Pixies - Monkeys Gone To Heaven - Wave of Mutilation (4AD)

John Trubee & The Ugly Janitors of America - Naked Teenage Girls From Outer Space - Naked Teenage Girls From Outer Space (Restless)
Tuxedomoon - Seeding The Clouds - Half-Mute (Ralph)
Suicide - Girl - Suicide (Red Star)

Moldy Peaches - Who's Got The Crack? - The Moldy Peaches (Rough Trade)
Fleetwood Mac - Forever - Mystery To Me (Reprise)
New Order - Blue Monday - Substance 1987 (Qwest)
Tyler Von Jeebes - TVGB's - 12-inch (The Holmes Line)
New Order - Crystal - Crystal CD-5 (Reprise)

Bootsy Collins - Under The Influence of a Groove - This Boot Is Made For Fonk-N (WB)
David Bowie - Heroes/Helden - 12-inch (RCA)

James Browm - Papa Don't Take No Mess - It's Hell (Polydor)
James Brown - Sex Machine Pt 1 & 2 - Best Of James Brown Vol 2 (Polydor)

Tower of Power - What Is Hip? (Meat Beat Manifesto remix) - What Is Hip? (WB)
Bevis Frond - 1970 Home Improvements - Bevis Through the Looking Glass (
Jimi Hendrix - Hear My Train A-Comin' - Rainbow Bridge (Reprise)
Jimi Hendrix - 1983 > Moon Turn The Tides - Electric Ladyland (Reprise)

Podcast Available HERE!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

August 21, 2013

Elvis Costello
Santa Monica, CA
April 16, 1987
Elvis on David Letterman Jan 29, 1990
non-LP tracks

Passport - Iguacu - Iguacu (Atco)
Joe McPhee - Part C - MFG (Hat)
Jon Hassell - Warriors - City-Works Of Fiction (Opal)

Knalpot (Netherlands)  -Stainless - New Sounds From Europe
Don "Sugarcane" Harris - Cup Full Of Dreams - Cup Full Of Dreams (MPS)

Cedar Walton - Soho - Mobius (RCA)

Red Shoes Interview

Red Shoes (via Soundcloud)

Red Coat Ride
Someday We'll Meet
"Keep On Loving You" from the album Ring Around the Land
I started a joke

Fairport Convention - Matty Groves - A Moveable Feast (Island)
Fairport Convention - Rising For The Moon - Rising For The Moon (Island)
Fairport Convention - Mock Morris - The 5 Seasons (Rough Trade)

Cedar Walton (Unless otherwise noted):

Clockwise - Piano Solos (Clean Cuts)
Jacob's Ladder - Animation (Columbia)
Cedar Walton/Hank Mobley Quintet - Breakthrough - Breakthrough (Muse)
Eddie Harris - Ambidextrous - How Can You Live Like That? (Atlantic)
Milt Jackson - Olinga - Olinga (CTI)

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

August 14, 2013

Jonathan Richman
Peppermint Lounge
New York
July 25th, 1981

Frank Zappa - The Gumbo Variations - Hot Rats (Ryko)

Third Ear Band - Earth - Third Ear Band (Harvest)
TONTO's Expanding Headband - Beautiful You - It's About Time (Polydor)
The Avalanches - Pablo's Cruise > Frontier Psychiatrist > Etoh > Summer Crane - Since I Left You (Sire/Modular)

Negativland - Helter Stupid - Helter Stupid (

Jonathan Richman - Velvet Underground - I, Jonathan (Rounder)
Velvet Underground - Sister Ray - White Light White Heat (Verve)

Miles Davis - Bitches Brew - Bitches Brew (Columbia)

Conveniens - Death By Poetry - Clear (
Machine Gun - In Court - Machine Gun (MU/Enemy)

Conveniens - Regular Grind - Conveniens (

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

August 7, 2013

Pink Floyd
16 July, 1970. BBC’s Paris Theatre, London UK.
Sounds of the Seventies: John Peel Show, BBC 1 Radio.

George Duke (unless otherwise noted):

Da Somba - Faces In Reflection (MPS)
Old Slipper - Feel (MPS)

Floop De Loop - The4 Aura Will Prevail (MPS)
Frank Zappa - RDNZL - Binghamton, May 1, 1974
Giant Child Within - I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry (MPS)

Frank Zappa - Inca Roads - One Size Fits All (
Alcatraz - Save The Country (Liberty)
Up On It - From Me To You (Epic)

Mr. McFreeze - the 1976 Solo Keyboard Album (Epic)
Frank Zappa - Be Bop Tango of the Old Jazzmen's Church - Roxy & Elsewhere (

Liberated Fantasies - Liberated Fantasies (MPS)
Frank Zappa - Stink Foot - Apostrophe (
Funny Funk - Feel (MPS)
Frank Zappa - For Calvin & His Next Two Hitchhikers - The Grand Wazoo (
Frank Zappa - 200 Years Old - Bongo Fury (

Due to technical difficulties, there is no podcast this week.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

July 31, 2013

Beach Boys
U Michigan
Oct 2, 1966
(plus filler trax from Sweden)

Mick Farren & The Deviants - Deviation Street - PTOOFFF (Angel Air)

Drose - A Voice - A Voice EP (
Larry Wallis - Police Car - Police Car 7-inch (Stiff)

Hunx & His Punx - Egg Raid On Mojo - Street Punk (Hardly Art)
Jerry Fels & The Jerry Fels - Love Is Like Quantum Physics - And The Light Said Let There Be God (
About Group - Walk On By - Between The Walls (Domino)
Yamantaka - Reverse Crystal/Murder of a Spider - Sonic Titan (Suicide Squeeze)

J.J. Cale:

Call Me The Breeze - Naturally (Shelter)
Cocaine - Troubadour (Shelter)
Anyway The Wind Blows - Okie (Shelter)
Right Down Here - Really (Shelter)

Wish I Had Not Said That - Shades (Shelter)
Downtown LA - Grasshopper (Mercury)
Tijuana - Travel-Log (Silvertone)
After Midnight - Naturally (Shelter)
Rock & Roll Records - Okie (Shelter)

Buffy Ford Stewart Interview

Buffy Ford Stewart from Same Old Heart (Global Records):

Find Your Shoes
Man Who Would Be King (w/Bill Mumy)
Snakes of Nuevo Laredo (w/Kris Kristofferson)
Once In A Lifetime (w/Roseanne Cash)
Daydream Believer (w/Davy Jones & Peter Tork)

Mad Tea Party - Possessed - Rock & Roll Ghoul EP (
David Lynch - Star Dream Girl - The Big Dream (Sacred Bones)

Thursday, July 25, 2013

July 24th, 2013

Pere Ubu
May 9, 1978
Marquee Club, London

Pere Ubu (unless otherwise noted):

Stolen Cadillac - Why I Hate Women (Smog Veil)
Love Love Love  - Cloudland (Fontana)
I Hear They Smoke The Barbecue - Live at Bogart's, Long Beach, CA June 15, 1991 (promo CD)

30 Seconds over Tokyo - Terminal Tower (Twin Tone)
Rocket From The Tombs - Never Gonna Kill Myself Again - The Day The Earth Met RFTT (Smog Veil)
Humor Me - The Modern Dance (Geffen)
A Day Such As This - Song of the Bailing Man (Rough Trade)

The Red Crayola - Soldier Talk - Soldier Talk (Radar)
Bang The Drum - promo 12-inch (Fontana)
Final Solution - Terminal Tower (Geffen)
Voice of the Sand - New Picnic Time (Chrysalis)

Rocket From The Tombs - Amphetamine - The Day The Earth Met RFTT (Smog Veil)
On The Surface - Dub Housing (Chrysalis)
Navvy - One Man Drives, The Other Man Screams (Heatrhan)
Blow Daddy-O - Dub Housing (Chrysalis)

Tribute to Miles > Misery Goats - Art of Walking (Rough Trade)
Laughing - 390 Degrees of Simulated Stereo (Rough Trade)
Rocket From The Tombs - Ain't It Fun - The Day The Earth Met RFTT (Smog Veil)
Something's Gotta Give - The Tenement Year (Fontana)

Vacuum In My Head - Ray Gun Suitcase (Tim Kerr)
Tripod Jimmie - Autumn Leaves (Datapanik In The Year Zero)
My Theory of Spontaneous Similitude - Apocalypse Now (Thirsty Ear)

Caligari's Mirror - One Man Drives While The Other Man Screams (Hearthan)

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

July 17, 2013

Blues Control
Ithaca, NY
February 2, 2013

Camel - God Of Light Revisited - Greasy Truckers (Greasy Truckers)

Ella Fitzgerald (RAC Remix) - Too Darn Hot - Verve Remixed (The First Ladies) (Verve)
Soft Machine - A Certain Kind - Triple Echo (Harvest)
The Velvet Underground - The Murder Mystery - The Velvet Underground (Polydor)

Genesis - Watcher of the Skies - Foxtrot (Atlantic)
Frank Zappa - The Grand Wazoo - The Grand Wazoo (

Herbie Mann - Scratch - New Mann At Newport (Atlantic)
Symphonic Metamorphosis - More Power To Ya - Symphonic Metamorphosis (London)

Faust - On The Way To Abamae/No Harm - So Far (Recommended Records)
Amon Duul II - Da Guadeloop/Lonely Woman - Hijack (Atco)
Robbie Krieger - Event Horizon - Singularity (Oglio)
Karl Ratzer - Asteroids - In Search of the Ghost (Vanguard)

Dave Minnick/Laurie Anderson - Only An Expert (

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

July 10, 2013

Steve Hillage
Sep 18 1976

Frank Zappa - Purple Haze/Sunshine of your Love - The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life (Ryko)
Henry Kaiser - Ode To Billie Jo - Heart's Desire (Reckless)
Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra - The Bed Song - Theater Is Evil (8 FT)
Beans On Toast - Microwave Popcorn - Fishing For A Thank You (Xtra Mile)
The Color Industry - Oxytocin - Quotidian (

Yes - The Gates Of Delirium - Relayer (Atlantic)
Sons Of Hippies - Magnets - Gryphons at the Gates of Dawn (Cleopatra)
The Soul of John Black - Johnny Bear - A Sunshine State of Mind (Yellow Dog)

Tim Bogert Interview

Vanilla Fudge (Atco):

The Sky Cried When I Was A Boy - Renaissance
The Windmills of Your Mind - Rock & Roll
Faceless People - Renaissance

Cactus (Atco):

Restrictions - Restrictions
Hometown Bust - One Way Or Another

Beck Bogert & Appice - Superstition - Beck, Bogert & Appice (Epic)

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

July 3, 2013

The Doors
The Matrix, S.F., CA
March 7, 1967 (excerpt

The Doors, Elektra Records (unless otherwise noted)

Peace Frog/Blue Sunday - Morrison Hotel
Cars Hiss By My Window - L.A. Woman
Break On Through - The Doors
Dub Syndicate - Stoned Immaculate - Pay It All Back (On-U Sound)

Celebration of the Lizard/Light My Fire - Irish TV program ("The Doors are Open"), 1968
The Soft Parade - The Soft Parade

The Doors w/Bo Diddley - Lover Her Madly - Stoned Immaculate (Elektra)
Theivery Corporation - Strange Days (Theivery Corporation remix) - Versions (ESL)
Gloria - Alive, She Cried
An American Prayer - An American Prayer

Who Do You Love? - Absolutely Live
Nico - The End - The End (Island)

You Need Meat (Don't Go No Further) - Weird Scenes Inside the Gold Mine
The Unknown Soldier - Waiting for the Sun
When The Music's Over - The Best of the Doors

Light My Fire - The Doors

Podcast Available HERE!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

June 26, 2013

Man or Astro Man
The Haunt
Ithaca, NY
June 18th, 2013

Fleetwood Mac - Black Magic Woman - English Rose (Epic)
James Brown - Funky President - The 50th Anniversary Collection (Polydor)
Big Star - Back of a Car - Big Star Live (Ryko)
Sixto Rodriguez - Cause - Searching for Sugar Man sndtrk  (Light in the Attic)
Fleetwood Mac - Oh Well - Then Play On (Reprise)

Rotary Connection - Tales of Brave Ulysses - Minnie Ripperton, Her Chess Years (Chess)
Kalahari Surfers - Maid's Day Off - Sleep Armed (Recommended)
King Crimson - Easy Money - USA (Atlantic)
Roy Harper - Too Many Movies, Home - Flashes From The Archives of Oblivion (Harvest)

Maureen Tucker - Poor Little Fool - Dogs Under Stress (Sky)
Rolling Stones - Child of the Moon - More Hot Rocks (Abkco)
Beck - Cold Brains - Mutations (DGC)
Brewer & Shipley - 50 States Of Freedom - Tarkio (Kama Sutra)

Elvis Costello - Green Shirt - This Year's Model (reissue)(Ryko)
Vivian Goldman - Launderette (12-inch) (99 Records)
Jimi Hendrix - Red House - Kiss The Sky (Reprise)
Rolling Stones - Who's Driving Your Plane? - No Stone Unturned (Decca)

Captain Beefheart - Tarotplane - Mirror Man (Buddah)

R Crumb & His Cheap Suit Serenaders - Shopping Mall - SInging In The Bathtub (Shanachie)
Slapp Happy - Is It You? - Ca Va (V2)

The El Caminos - WHRW

Podcast Available HERE!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

June 19, 2013

Gov't Mule
Mountain Jam
June 8, 2013

Frank Zappa (

Uncle Meat > Prelude to the Afternoon of a Sexually-Aroused Gas Mask > In The Sky (Royal Festival Hall London 1968)
Who Are The Brain Police - Freak Out (Ryko)
Po-Jama People - One Size Fits All (DiscReet)
The Mothers At KPFK - Mystery Disc (Ryko)

Be-Bop Tango of the Old Jazzmen's Church - Roxy & Elsewhere (DiscReet)

Valley Girl - Ship Arriving Too Late to Save A Drowning Witch (Barking Pumpkin)
Debra Kedabra > Carolina Hardcore Ecstasy - Bongo Fury (DiscReet)
Letter From Jeepers - Rare Meat (Del-Fi/Rhino)
Burt Ward - Boy Wonder I Love You (7-inch) (MGM)
RDNZL - Broome County Arena, May 1, 1974

Porn Wars - Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention (Barking Pumpkin)

The Dangerous Kitchen - Man From Utopia (Ryko)
Tryin' To Grow a Chin - Lather (Ryko)
Flower Punk - We're Only In It For The Money (Verve)
Strictly Genteel (The Finale) - 200 Motels (Ryko)

You Didn't Try To Call Me > Petrouschka > Baby Love > Big Leg Emma - Sweden 1967

This program is dedicated to the memory of WHRW alumnus and Zappaphile extraordinaire, Steve Hecht.

Podcast Available HERE!

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

June 12, 2013

Captain Beefheart
Bottom Line
Nov 25, 1977 (early show)

Frank Zappa - Florida Airport Tape/Once Upon A Time - YCDTOSA Sampler (
Frank Zappa - Holiday In Berlin, Full Blown - Freaks & Mother******s (Fillmore East 1970)(
Flo & Eddie - Flo & Eddie Theme/Thoughts Have Turned - The Phlorescent Leech and Eddie (Reprise)
Flo & Eddie - Another Pop Star's Life/Just Another Town - Flo & Eddie (Reprise)
Frank Zappa - Road Ladies - Chunga's Revenge (

Flo & Eddie - Illegal, Immoral & Fattening - Illegal, Immoral & Fattening (Columbia)
Frank Zappa - Rudy Wants To Buy Yez a Drink - Chunga's Revenge (
Frank Zappa - Semi-Fraudulent Direct-From-Hollywood Overture/Mystery Roach - 200 Motels (
Ramones - Poison Heart - Mondo Bizarro (Radioactive)

Howard Kaylan Interview

The English Beat - Mirror in the Bathroom - What Is Beat (IRS)
Ray Manzarek - Perfumed Garden - It Started With Rock & Roll, Now It's Out of Control
Negativland - The Playboy Channel - Escape From Noise (
Frank Zappa - Dog Breath - Just Another Band from L.A. (
T.Rex - Life's an Elevator - The T. Rex Wax Co. (Rhino)
Flo & Eddie - Happy Together - Rock Steady With Flo & Eddie (Epiphany)

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Longhaired Music - Heavy Nuggets Vol 2 (Mojo)
Flo & Eddie - Keep It Warm - Moving Targets (Columbia)

Podcast Available HERE!

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

June 5, 2013

John Fahey
The Jabberwock
Syracuse University

Bevis Frond - 1970 Home Improvements - Bevis Through the Looking Glass (
Rolling Stones - Sing This All Together (See What Happens) - Their Satanic Majesties Request (Abkco)

Freddie Roulette - Cause & Effect - Sweet Funky Steel (Janus)
Frank Zappa - The Purple Lagoon - Lather (

Neil Young - Words - Harvest (Reprise)
Timothy Leary - Live & Let Live - You Can Be Anyone This Time Around (Ryko)

DJ Food - The Aging Young Rebel - Kaleidoscope (Ninja Tune)
Steve Hillage - Pentagrammaspin - V (Virgin)
Tangerine Dream - Rubycon Pt I - Rubycon (Virgin)

The Cheebacabra - Exile In The Woods - Exile In The Woods (Mackrosoft)

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013

Frank Zappa
Broome County Arena
May 1, 1974 (excerpt)

Dan Deacon - Trippy Green Skull - Spiderman of the Rings (Carpark)
Dr. Alimantado - Conscious Man - Jah Love Forever (Ital Sounds)
Dub Syndicate - Shout It Out - Strike the Balance (On-U Sound)
Grace Jones - Walking In The Rain - Compass Point Sessions (Island)

Silicon Teens - TV Playtime - Music For Parties (Sire)
Mad Professor - A Dose of Diseases - A Feast of Yellow Dub (RAS)
Pecker - Mystical Electro Harakiri - 21st Century Dub (ROIR)
Flo & Eddie - Those Guys - Rock Steady with Flo & Eddie (Epiphany)

Linton Kwesi Johnson - Want Fi Go Rave - Independent Intahvenshan (Island)
Augustus Pablo Meets The Upsetter - Vibrate On - In The Red Zone (Shanachie)
The Specials - A Little Bit Me A Little Bit You - Today's Specials (Virgin)
Augustus Pablo - Scud Hitile - Dub Store 90s (RAS)

Herbie Mann - Push Push - Push Push (Embryo)

David Bowie - Dirty Boys - The Day After (ISO)
James White & The Blacks - That Old Black Magic - Sax Maniac (Animal)
Alex Chilton - Take Me Home and Make Me Like It - Bach's Bottom (Line)
Beck - I Just Started Hating Some People Today - 7-inch (Third Man)

Black Flag - TV Party - Damaged (SST)
Slow Hand Motem - Age - You & Yours (Burnt Oak)
Ween - Pork Roll Egg & Cheese - The Pod (Shimmy Disc)

Frank Zappa - The Grand Wazoo - The Grand Wazoo (Bizarre)

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

May 22, 2013

Ray Manzarek
My Father's Place
May 24, 1975 (excerpt)

Ray Manzarek - Golden Scarab - The Golden Scarab (Mercury)
Ray Manzarek - Begin The World Again - The Whole Thing Started With Rock 'n' Roll... (Mercury)
Ray Manzarek - The Moorish Idol - The Golden Scarab (Mercury)
William S. Burroughs - Is Everybody In? - Stoned Immaculate (Elektra)
The Doors - Touch Me > LA Woman - The Doors Greatest Hits (Elektra)

The Thermals - I Go Alone - Desperate Ground (Saddle Creek)
Iggy Pop - Burn - Ready to Die (Fat Possum)
The Meat Puppets - One More Drop - Rat Farm (Megaforce)
Fleetwood Mac - Rattlesnake Shake - Live at the BBC (Castle)

The Groundhogs - Thank Christ for the Bomb - Thank Christ for the Bomb (Liberty)
Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women #12 and 35 - Best of the Original Mono Recordings (Columbia)
Robert Gordon w/Link Wray - Red Hot - Robert Gordon w/Link Wray (Private Stock)

Frank Zappa - The Purple Lagoon - Zappa In NY (DiscReet)

Mandrill - Peck Ya Neck - Solid (UA)
Mandrill - Discolypso - Beast From The East (UA)
Mandrill - Holiday - We Are One (Arista)
Funkadelic - The Electric Spanking of War Babies (Priority)
Blue Food - Tete a Tete - Engines (
!!! - Even When The Water's Cold - Thr!!!er (Warp)

Sun Spells - (cd, title unknown)
Captain Beefheart - Kandy Korn - Mirror Man (Buddha)
Amanda Palmer & Grand Theft Orchestra - Trout Heart Replica - Theater is Evil (8 ft)
David Byrne/Fat Boy Slim/Sharon Jones - Dancing Together - Here Lies Love (Nonesuch)

David Byrne/Fat Boy Slim - Men Will Do Anything - Here Lies Love (Nonesuch)
Tom Jones - Just Dropped In - Spirit In The Room (Rounder)
The Blank Tapes - Brazilia - Vacation (Antenna Farm)
Mandrake Memorial - Bucket Of Air/Childrens' Prayer - Puzzle (Poppy)

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013

Brian Eno (Happy 65th Birthday, Mr. Eno!):

Wimoweh (The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Rariities (12-inch) (EG)

Needle In The Camel's Eye - Here Come The Warm Jets (EG)
Sky Saw - Another Green World (EG)
The Fat Lady Of Limbourg - Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy (EG)
One Word - Wrong Way Up (w/John Cale) (Opal)

Broken Head - After The Heat (w/Cluster) (Sky)
Marine Radio - Spinner (w/Jah Wobble) (Gyroscope)
The Belldog - After The Heat (w/Cluster) (Sky)
Third Uncle - Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy (EG)
Fractal Zoom (Separate Time Full Length Version) - Fractal Zoom (Opal)
The Paw Paw Negro Blow Torch > Baby's On Fire - Here Come The Warm Jets (Island)

Brian Eno - My Squelchy Life - Nerve Net (Opal)
Bevis Frond - Early Riser - Valedictory Songs (
Flaming Lips - Look, The Sun Rising - The Terror (WB)
Lydia Lunch - Lucy's Lost Her Head Again - Drowning In Limbo (Atavistic)
Alice Cooper - 10 Minutes Before the Worm - Pretties For You (WB)

John Entwhistle - My Size - Smash Your Head Against The Wall (Track)
Devo - Are You Experienced? - 12-inch (WB)
Neil Young - Sample & Hold - Trans (Geffen)
Mindless Self Indulgence - Casio - How I Learned to stop Giving A S***... (Metropolis)

Alex Chilton - Wild Kingdom - No Sex 12-inch (Big Time)
Los Straitjackets - Pop Rocks & Coke - Jet Set (Yep Roc)
Meat Puppets - I Just Want To Make Love To You - Blasting Concept II (SST)
Guru - Transit Ride - Jazzmatazz (Chrysalis)
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band - Express Yourself (Mocean Worker Remix) - 12-inch (WB)

Ray Benson Interview

Asleep At The Wheel - 

Take Me Back To Tulsa - Comin' Right At Ya (UA)
Route 66 - Wheelin' & Dealin' (Capitol)
Fiddle Funk Corn Fusion - Framed (MCA)

Flying Burrito Brothers - Sin City - Close Up The Honky Tonks (A&M)
Big Guitars From Texas - Guitarget - That's Cool (Amazing)
Neil Young - Cowgirl In The Sand - Everybody Knows This is Nowhere

Eugene Chadbourne - Dr. Chadbourne's Ordeal in Nashville > Burma Shave - LSDC&W (Fundamental)
Ed Sanders - Beer Cans On The Moon - Beer Cans On The Moon (Reprise)
Johnny Cash - Rusty Cage - Unchained (American)
Johnny Cash - Delia's Gone - American Recordings (American)
Ed Sanders - The Plaster Song - Sanders Truckstop (Reprise)

Pere Ubu - Final Solution - Terminal Tower (
Awesome Color - Ridin' - Sweet Release #2 (Ecstatic Peace)
Flo & Eddie - Afterglow - Flo & Eddie (Reprise)
David Bowie - Anyway Anyhow Anywhere - Pinups (Ryko)
Bevis Frond - Through The Hedge - Hit Squad (

Frank Zappa - Gumbo Variations - Hot Rats (Ryko)

Remember, I'll be on at 1PM next week, not 7AM.

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

May 8, 2013

Grover Washington Jr. - Sausalito > Funkfoot - Live at the Bijou (Kudu)

!!! - One Girl/One Boy - Thr!!!er (Warp)
Pacific Gas & Electric - Wade In The Water - Wade in the Water (Byg)
Kurt Vile - KV Crimes - Wakin' On A Pretty Daze (Matador)

Michael Urbaniak - Zad - Body English (Arista)
Billy Bragg - I Ain't Got No Home - Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl)
Big Star - Thirteen - Big Star Live (Ryko)
Hal Blaine - The Swinger - Drums! Drums! a Go Go (reissue)(Varese Vintage)
Keith Levene - Killer in the Crowd - Search 4 Absolute Zero (

Keith Levene Interview

Public Image Ltd. - Public Image - Public Image (Virgin)

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

May 1, 2013

Rodriguez - Crucify Your Mind - Searching For Sugar Man (Sndtrk)
Randy California - Rain - Kapt. Kopter & His Famous Twirly Birds (Edsel)

Lee Perry - Right Yo Dub - Megawatt Dub (Shanachie)
Grace Jones - Private Life - Compass Point Sessions (Island)
Flaming Lips - The Terror - The Terror (WB)

Joy Division - She's Lost Control - Unknown Pleasures (Deluxe Ed.)(Rhino)
Bee Gees - First Of May - Odessa (Atco) (request)
Ministry - My Possession - Twitch (Sire)
Roger Miller - Age Of Reason - Maximum Electric Piano (Ace of Hearts)

Jandek - Talk That Talk - The Living End (Corwood)
Keith Levine/Jah Wobble - Killer In The Crowd - Search For Absolute Zero
Mighty Sphincter - Centerfold Murders - The New Manson Family (Placebo)

Soul 7-inchers

The Corner Boys - Gang War (Neptune)
The Soul Children - Doing Our Thang (Stax)
Nickie Lee - And Black Is Beautiful (Mala)
Joe Simon - Standing In The Safety Zone (Studio 7)
Brinkley & Parker - Don't Get Fooled By The Pander Man (Darnell)
Melvin Van Peebles - Eyes On The Rabbit (Atlantic)
Soul Searchers - Funk To The Folks (Sussex)
Steel Jake & Jeff - The Impeachment Story (Peach-Mint)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

April 24th, 2013

Neil Young - This Land Is Your Land - Americans (Reprise)
Public Image Limited - Graveyard - Second Edition (Island)
Jim Morrison & The Doors - To Come Of Age (Stoned Immaculate) - An American Prayer (Elektra)
Dub Syndicate - Stoned Immaculate - Pay It All Back Vol. 1 (On-U Sound)
Dave & Ansell Collins - Double Barrel - The Heavy Monster Sounds of... (Beatville)

John Hollenbeck - Bicycle Race - Songs I Like A Lot (Sunnyside)
Os Mutantes - Ganja Man - Fool Metal Jack (Krian)
Nick Lowe - Marie Provost - Jesus of Cool (Yep Roc)
Rollins Band - Ghost Rider - Hammer of the Rok Godz (Imago)

Richie Havens:

C. C. Rider - Electric Havens (Douglas)
The Loner - Mixed Bag II (Stormy Forest)
The Klan - Something Else Again (MGM)
Handsome Johnny - Mixed Bag (MGM)

Shouldn't All The World Be Dancing? - Stonehenge (Stormy Forest)
I Don't Need Nobody - Portfolio (Stormy Forest)

Just Like A Woman - Mixed Bag (MGM)
Alarm Clock - Alarm Clock (Stormy Forest)
Going Back To My Roots - Connections (Elektra)
The End - Mirage (A&M)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

April 17, 2013

Neil Young - Oh Suzannah - Americana (Reprise)
Neil Young - She's always Dancing - Psychedelic Pill (Reprise)
Os Mutantes - Fool Metal Jack - Fool Metal Jack (Krian)

Beach Boys - Vegetables - Smiley Smile (Capitol)
Bevis Frond - Stoned Train Driver - Live at the Great American Music Hall (
David Bowie - Scary Monsters & Super Creeps - Scary Monsters (RCA)
Frank Zappa - Murder By Numbers - Broadway The Hard Way (Ryko)
Randy California - Groove Thing - Night of the Guitar (IRS)

The Doors - Peace Frog/Blue Sunday - Morrison Hotel (Elektra)
The Doors - Who Do You Love - The Doors In Concert (Elektra)
The Doors - Touch Me - The Soft Parade (Elektra)

John Densmore Interview

The Doors - When The Music's Over - Strange Days (Elektra)

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

April 13th, 2013

Firesign Theatre - The Further Adventures of Nick Danger - How Can You Be In Two
Places At Once When You're Not Anywhere At All?(

R Stevie Moore: (

Cool Daddio - Delicate Tension
Nicotine Need - Unpopular Singer Vol 4
Everyone But Everyone - Teenage Spectacular
I Wasn't Drinking (I Was Just Tired) - Love Compartment
Dance Man/Manufacturers  - Delicate Tension (CD Reissue)
I Wish I Could Sing/Theme From A.G. - Phonography
Theme From Hurricane David - What's The Point?

Kevin Ayers:

Song From The Bottom of a Well - Whatevershebringswesing (Harvest)
Love's Gonna Turn You 'Rounbd - Yes We Have No Mananas (Harvest)
Champagne & Valium - Diamond Jack & The Queen of Pain (Charly)
Tojours La Voyage - Sweet Deceiver (Island)
Didn't Feel Lonely Till I Thought About You - The Confessions of Dr. Dream (Island)

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

April 3, 2013

Klaus Schulze - Dune (excerpt) - Dune (Brain)
Future Sound of London - Dead Cities - Dead Cities (Astralwerks)
Tonto's Expanding Headband - Jetsex - Expanding Headband (
Suicide - Cheree - Suicide (Red Star)
Perrey & Kingsley - Spooks In Space - The In Sound From Way Out (Vanguard)

Rolling Stones - 2000 Light Years From Home - Their Satanic Majesties Request (Abkco)
Kraftwerk - Radio Activity (William Orbit Remix) - 12-inch (Elektra)
Gil Scott-Heron - 1980 - 1980 (Arista)
The Normal - Warm Leatherette (12-inch) (Restless)
Philip Glass - Victor's Lament - North Star (Virgin)

Joe Keithley Interview

General Strike - Punk Rock Singles 1978-99 (Sudden Death)
If There's God - Festival of Atheists (Sudden Death)
War In The East - War on 45 (Alt. Tentacles)
Cocktail Time In Hell - Loggerheads (Alt. Tentacles)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

March 27th, 2013

Miles Davis
Unreleased Studio Tracks

Frank Zappa - Willie The Pimp - Hot Rats (Ryko)
Love of Life Orchestra - Young Girls - Geneve (Lust/Unlust)
Richard Thompson - Good Things Happen To Bad People - Electric (New West)
Urge Overkill - Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon - Stull (Touch & Go)
Jonathan Richman - I Eat With Gusto, Damn, You Bet! - Jonathan Richman (Rounder)

Vanilla Fudge - The Spell That Comes After - Renaissance (Atco)
Procol Harum - Quite Rightly So - Best Of (A&M)
Essra Mohawk - I Have Been Here Before - Primordial Lovers (Reprise)

Essra Mohawk Interview

Essra Mohawk - Change of Heart - E-Turn (reissue) (Mummypump)
Essra Mohawk - Thunder In The Morning - Primordial Lovers (Reprise)

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

March 20, 2013

Kevin Ayers
French radio
March 1975

Elvans Road - Summer Free-For-All - Super Fly Soul (Metro)
Blockhead - Snapping Point - Interludes after Midnight (Ninja Tune)
Jimmy Castor - Space Age - E-Man Groovin' (Atlantic)
Ikebe Shakedown - Tujunga - Ikebe Shakedown (Ubiquity)
Thievery Corporation & The Doors - Strange Days - Versions (ESL Music)

Funkadelic - Not Just Knee-Deep (12-inch) (WB)
Ozo - You Better Run - Listen To The Buddha (DJM)
Lonnie Liston Smith - Meditations - Best Of (RCA)

Jimi Hendrix - Red House - Scene Club NY 1968 (Wisepack)
The Troggs - Girl In Black - Vintage Years (Sire)
Mary Lou Lord - Lights Are Changing - Got No Shadow (Work)
They Might Be Giants - Stone Cold Coup D'Etat - Nanobots (Megaforce)

Podcast Available HERE!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013

Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead - Gotham (Metropolis)

Beastie Boys - Namaste - The In Sound From Way Out (Grand Royal)
They Might Be Giants - Black Ops - Nanobots (Megaforce)
Groove Armada - Tuning In (dub Mix) - Goodbye Country (Hello Nightclub) (Jive Electro)
Asobi Seksu - Gliss - Hush (Polyvinyl)

Pere Ubu - Musicians Are Scum - Lady From Shanghai (
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? - Singles (Reprise)
The Bevis Frond - Hillview - A Gathering of Fronds (

The Boredoms - Soul Discharge (excerpt) - Soul Discharge (Shimmy Disc)
Eugene Chadbourne - It Takes Longer Saying Yes..., You Still Live With Mom & Dad  - I've Been Everywhere

Bad Brains - How Low Can A Punk Get - Banned in DC (Caroline)
Coldcut - I Miss You Blobula - More Beats & Pieces (Ninja Tune)

Frank Zappa - Wild Love - Sheik Yerbouti (
New Order - Blue Monday - Substance 1987 (Qwest)
Jimi Hendrix - Earth Blues - People Hell & Angels (Legacy)

Jimi Hendrix - Somewhere - People Hell & Angels (Legacy)

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

March 6th, 2013

Fela Kuti & Africa 70 - No Agreement - Shuffering and Shmiling/No Agreement (MCA)

Ikebe Shakedown - Kumasi Walk - Ikebe Shakedown (Ubiquity)
DJ 4AM - Transmitting Live From The Tower District - Sex, Darwinism & The Gardens of Hades (Nightmare Soul)

James Brown - Mother Popcorn - Star Time (Polydor)
Funkadelic - Hardcore Jollies - Hardcore Jollies (Priority
Funky Porcini - B Monkey - Hed Phone Sex (Ninja Tune)

Bob Downes Open Music - Dawn Until Dawn - Electric City (Repertoire)

Lester Chambers Interview

Robyn Hitchcock - Strawberry Dress - Love From London (Yep Roc)

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

February 27, 2013

Pink Floyd

Ikebe Shakedown - Pepper - Ikebe Shakedown (Ubiquity)
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra - Si, Se Puede - Liberation Afrobeat Vol 1 (Ninja Tune)
James Brown - Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose - Best of James Brown Vol 2 (Polydor)
Bless Those - Little Annie - The Master Recordings Vol. 2 (On-U)

Herbert Weixelbaum - Tanzmuzik - 8-Bit Operators (Astralwerks)
Fred Frith - Light Erases The Thought - The $100 Guitar Project (Bridge)
Robyn Hitchcock - Stupefied - Love From London (Yep Roc)
Gallon Drunk - Misirilou - Tonite...The Singles Bar (Ryko)

Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 - Best of the Original Mono Recordings (cOLUMBIA)
Brian Eno - Cindy Tells Me - Here Come The Warm Jets (EG)
Brian Eno - I'll Come Running - Another Green World (EG)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

February 20, 2013

Sun Spells
Pirate House, Ithaca
Feb 2, 2013

Star Wars Breakbeats - Trials of a Jedi - Star Wars Breakbeats (Suckadelic)
Jambalaya Brass Band - The Beast - It's A Jungle Out There (890 West)
Yoko Ono - Kite Song - Approximately Infinite Universe (Ryko)

Daniel Johnston - I Killed The Monster - They Came They Played They Blocked The Driveway (WFMU)
Can - Midnight Sky - The Lost Tapes (Spoon)
Captain Beefheart - Moonlight On Vermont - Trout Mask Replica (Reprise)
Zobo Funn Band - Rongivian Folk Song - Live At The Haunt Jan 28 1980 (

Rolling Stones - 2000 Light Years From Home - Their Satanic Majesties Request (Abkco)
Frank Zappa & Ensemble Modern - Mister Ringo - Everything Is Healing Nicely (
Madlib - Peace Dolphin Dance - Shades of Blue (Blue Note)

Allan Holdsworth - Good Clean Filth - Velvet Darkness (Columbia)
The Horseflies - Human Fly - Human Fly (Rounder)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

February 13, 2013


Led Zeppelin - Dazed & Confused - St. Louis 2-15-75

Blues Control - Iron Pigs - Valley Tangent (Drag City)
Psychic TV - Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun - Trip Reset (Cleopatra)
Billy Bragg - Valentines Day Is Over - Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit)

Barney Hoskyns Interview

Austin Lounge Lizards - Brain Damage - Lizard Vision (Flying Fish)

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

February 6th, 2013

The Cramps
Grendel's Lair

Black Flag - TV Party - Black Flag (SST)
Black Flag - I Won't Stick Any Of You... - Family Man (SST)
Smashchords - Brand New Rambler - Smashchords (Rough Trade)
Pixies - Monkey Gone To Heaven - Best Of (4AD)
Lyres - We Sell Soul - A Promise Is A Promise (Matador)

Buzzcocks - Fast Cars - Another Music (Liberty)
Pere Ubu - Street Waves - The Modern Dance (DGC)
T Rex - Children of the Revolution - The T. Rex Wax Co (Rhino)
Beck - Where It's At - Odelay (DGC)

Robert Fripp - Under Heavy Manners - God Save the Queen (eg)
Skinny Puppy - Tin Omen (Adrian Sherwood Remix) - Remix Dystemper (Nettwerk)
Faust - Miss Fortune - Faust (Polydor)

Gary Clail & On-U Sound System - Privatise The Air, Pt 2 - End Of The Century Party (On-U Sound)
Frank Zappa - Stairway to Heaven - The Best Band You Never Heard in your Life (
Fleetwood Mac - Hypnotized - Mystery to Me (Reprise)

Ivor Cutler - ...And a Princess - Primnce Ivor (Rough Trade)
Whistling Bob Howe & Frankie Griggs - The Coolest Stuff In Town - Please Warm My Weiner (Yazoo)
Parliament - I Call My Baby Pussycat - George Clinton With P-Funk (F-Punk)
Funkadelic - What Is Soul? - Funkadelic (Westbound)
The Neville Brothers - Tell It Like It Is - Treacherous (Rhino)

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

January 30, 2013

October 27th, 1977
Late Set

White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself - Elephant (Third Man)
Elvis Costello - Psycho (live in Aberdeen) - Almost Blue (Ryko)
Iggy Pop - Dum Dum Boys - The Idiot (Virgin)

Fela Kuti & The Africa '70 with Ginger Baker - Ye Ye De Smell - Live! (Signpost)
Pecker (Jah Pelikaho) - Kylyn - Instant Rasta (Better Days)
Mad Professor - Go Nelson, Go Deh! - Psychedelic Dub Dub (Ariwa)
Jambalaya Brass Band - Hip Hug Her - On The Funky Side (890 West)

Ivor Cutler - The Gathering Doubt/Pussy On The Mat - Privilege (Rough Trade)
Underground River - Golden Spinach - Endless Air (
Nico - It Has Not Taken Long - The End (Island)
Can - When Darkness Comes - Lost Tapes (Spoon)
Yo La Tengo - Ohm - Fade (Matador)
Sean Lennon - Into The Sun - Into the Sun (Grand Royal)

Mike Watt Interview

Minutemen (unless otherwise noted):

East Wind/Faith - What Makes A Man Start Fires? (SST)
You Need The Glory - Double Nickels on the Dime (SST)
Minuteflag - Fetch The Water - Yes, This Is The Way I Want TO (SST)
The Product - Buzz or Howl Under The Influence of Heat (SST)
Mike Watt - Against the 70s - Ball Hog or Tugboat? (Columbia)

Brian Eno/John Cale - One Word - Wrong Way Up (Opal)
The Langley Schools Music Project - Space Oddity - Innocence & Despair (Bar None)
Tom Jones - Burning Down The House - Reload (Gut)

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 - The GONG Show!

September 8, 1975
Marquee Club, London
"The Sky Drunk Heartbeat Band"

All selections by Gong unless otherwise noted:

You Can't Kill Me - Camembert Electrique (Virgin)
Magick Mother Invocation/Master Builder - You (Virgin)
Clarence In Wonderland - The Mystery & The History (Demi-Monde)

Daevid Allen - Nonsense Rap/Lady Dear - Now Is The Happiest Time of Your Life (Tapioca)
The Freedom of the City In A Suitable Box - N'Existe Pas (Charly)
Blues For Findlay - Continental Circus (Philips)

Gilli Smyth - Shakti Yoni/Keep The CHildren Free - Mother (Charly)
Robot Woman - Mother Gong (Butt)
New World Transformation Try//No More Sages - Live Floating Anarchy 1977 (Charly)

Expresso - Expresso (Virgin)
Daevid Allen - ...And His Adventures In The Land of Flip - Bananamoon (Caroline)

Dashiel Hedayat - Cielo Drive/17 - Obsolete (Shandar)

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

January 9, 2012

Kaki King
The Undergrounds
Binghamton University
Dec 7, 2012

Can - True Story - The Lost Tapes (Spoon)
Lydia Lunch - Black Juju - Shotgun Wedding (Triple X)
Thurston Moore - Female Cop - Psychic Hearts (DGC)
David Bowie - Scary Monsters & Super Creeps - Scary Monsters (RCA)
Monsoon - Ever So Lonely - Third Eye (Mobile Suit)
Sonic Youth - Shaking Hell - Confusion Is Sex (DGC)

Sonic Youth - Kill Yr Idols - Confusion Is Sex (DGC)
St. Etienne - Ivy House - Places to Visit (Sub Pop)
Throw That Beat In The Garbage Can - Cool - Cool 7-inch (Spin Art)
Frank Zappa - Brown Shoes Don't Make It/America Drinks & Goes Home - Absolutely Free (
Jack Bruce - Tickets To Waterfalls - Songs for a Tailor (Atco)

Negativland - Dick Vaughan's Memorial Concert - Dick Vaughan's Moribund Music of the 1970s (Seeland)
Coliseum - Tanglewood '63 - Coliseum Live (WB)
James Brown - Hot Pants - Hot Pants (Polydor)
Frank Zappa - Son of Mr. Green Genes - Hot Rats (