Show 444: Another Mess Of Fun

Another Mess Of Fun

The Donnas – Gimmie My Radio
Velvet Monkeys – Rock The Nation
The Delmonas – Woa’ Now
Ted Taylor – (Love Is Like a) Rambling Rose
The Dootz – I’m The Dootz

Smash Fashion – Blame It On The Brandy
Jack-O & The Tearjerkers – Mad Dog 20/20
The J. Geils Band – Orange Driver

The Sanitizers – Kiss Me I’m Vaccinated
Frampton Brothers – Bang Bang
Redd Kross – It’s The Little Things
Royal Teens – Sham Rock
Eddie Vince & The Valiants – Somebody’s Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds – Sean Delear
White Stripes – The Hardest Button To Button
Buzzcocks – Something’s Gone Wrong Again

Billy Swan – Don’t Be Cruel
The Secret Sisters – Someday
Reigning Sound – Moving & Shaking
Henson Cargill – Skip A Rope

Ken Sharp – Rock & Roll Supershow
Starz – X Ray Spex

Big Dipper – Homosapien
Bikini Kill – Rebel Girl
The Kinks – David Watts

WITCH – Like A Chicken
Dirtbombs – Kings Lead Hat
A-Bones – Rock The Boat
NRBQ – Rocket Number 9
The Waitresses – Everything’s Wrong If My Hair Is Wrong

Rochell & The Candles – Squat With Me Baby

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Show 443: I Didn’t Have Time To Name It

Norm Burns – Human Breakdown of Absurdity
Pierre Henry – Psyche Rock
The Book Of Changes -Suddenly I’m Desperatly In Love
Jane Weaver – Did You See Butterflies?

The Blades of Grass – I Love You Alice B. Tolkas!
The Monkees – Porpoise Song
Hawkwind – Mirror Of Illusion

The Hienz Funk Electronic Combo – Barcarolle
I Brute Force – Tapeworm of Love
Herbie Mann – Philly Dog
Colourbox – Hot Doggie
Negativland – Content
Stereolab – Doubt

Dr. Lonnie Smith (feat Iggy Pop) – Why Can’t We Live Together
Vagabound C.P.A. – Lil Stinker
The Royal Polka Kings – Buying A Car Ukrainian Style
Reade McCardell- Tell Me I’m Wrong
Spinanes – Jad Fair Drives Women Wild
Half Japanese – Stripping For Cash
Butterly Joe – What Did Her Autopsy Reveal?

Haruomi Hosano – Bara to yaju
Keith Mansfield – Funky Fanfare
Brother JT – Things I Like

Joy Divison – The Sound Of Music
SOAK – Immigrant Song
Velvet Monkeys – Shadow Box
Snaps – Polka Dotted Eyes

Beach Boys – All I Wanna Do
David Kilgour – Sun Of God
Wil Malone – It Don’t Come Easy

Hermanos Calatrava – Space Oddity

Show 442: Let’s Try This Again

Listen Up digs deep into the crates and shelves of the music library this afternoon from 2-4pm

The Move – Cherry Blossom Clinic Revisted
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band – Eighteen Is Over The Hill
The Mothers Of Invention – Help, I’m A Rock

Fanny – Blind Alley
Tav Falco’s Pather Burns – Dateless Night
The Bran Flakes – Van Pop

Daevid Allen’s University Of Errors – Ocean In the Distance
CAN- Connection
Mdou Moctar – Chismiten

Maggie Bell – Yesterday’s Music
David Stoughton- The Sun Comes Up Each Day
Chris Ducey – That’s The Way The World Has Got To Be
Procol Harum – The Devil Comes From Kansas

Belfast Gypsies – People! Let’s Freak Out
Crappy Appleton – Go Back
Blue Ash – Wasting My Time
Shoes – Someone Finer
The Searchers – Another Night

Ron Davies – It Ain’t Easy
Roxy Music – If There Is Something
Superchunk – Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

Todd Rundgren – Elpee’s Worth A Tunes
10cc – The Worst Band In The World
Sparks – (No More) Mr. Nice Guys

XTC – Knights In Shining Karma
American Spring – Sweet Mountain
Mike McGear – The Man Who Found God On The Moon

King Crimson – The King Crimson Barber Shop

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Show 441: Love Beach

Morgen – Welcome To The Void
JD Blackfoot – Epitaph For A Head
Tommy James and The Shondells – Cellophane Symphony
Sally Eaton – Flowers In The Rain

Winter McQuinn – George Harrison’s Crystal Ball

Naomi Lewis – There Will Be Music
Barbara Moore Singers – The Elf
The Flat Five – This Is Your Night
Gabor Szabo – Dear Prudence
The Katznejammers – Cars

Tiny Tim – The Coming Home Party
The Galaxy Trio – Jack Lord’s Hair
Dengue Fever – Cement Slippers
The New Surfsiders – Good Vibrations
Ugress – Spider Eyes
Cavemen – It’s Trash
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Lovin’ Machine

Nat Turner Rebellion – Love Peace Understanding
Phil Lynott – Ode To A Black Man

Paul Sir Raggedy Flagg – Papa Momma Romper Stomper
Lincoln Chase – The Woods Are Full
Captain Beefheart – Big Eyed Beans From Venus
Dean Carter – Sock It To Me Baby

The Babe Rainbow – Ready For Tomorrow
Monsoon – Ever So Lonely
Ursula 1000 – Mucho Tequila
The Sound Defects – Tater Hater
Mel Henke – Old Macdonald Had A Girl
Jackie Wilson – Light My Fire

Telex – The Beat Goes On/Off

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Show 440: All The Sounds Around You Seem To Have A New Meaning

Peter Stampfel – Hoodoo Bash
Dr. John – Walk On Gilded Splinters
Angelique Kidjo – Houses In Motion
Brian Eno – Golden Hours

Wolf People – Silbury Sands
Heron Oblivion – Oriar

Jefferson Airplane – The Ballad of You and Me and Pooneil
My Morning Jacket – Gideon
Panda Bear – Comfy In Nautica
Gong – Pot Head Pixies

Tangerine Dream – Stratosfear
Material (with William S. Burroughs) – Seven Souls
Todd Rundgren – International Feel
The Congos – Fisherman
Funkadelic – Maggot Brain

Love – You Set The Scene
Spirit – Life Has Just Begun
Pink Floyd – Green Is The Colour
Nick Drake – Which Will

Skip Spence – Cripple Creek
Beck – Pay No Mind (Snoozer)
Bob Dylan – Million Dollar Bash

Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 – NY Doll



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Show 439: Hardly Floccinaucinihilipilificatin



That weekly freeform radio show filled with music that you tune into every Wednesday from 2-4pm (unless you are one of those busy “on demand” types and thus tune in via an archived stream) happens again this week.

Hank Harral – The D.J. Blues
Pink Slip Daddy – Signorini Signorita
The Brady Bunch – Drummer Man
Link Wray & His Wray Men – The Swag
Buck Owens – Rocks In My Head

Joe Houston – Dig It
Eunice Davis – Get Your Enjoys
Phil Flowers & The Flower Shop – Like A Rolling Stone
The Rudies – Night Train

Marissa Nadler – Solitude
Alice Cooper – Below Your Means
The Psyclone Rangers – Godzilla

Neon Indian – Deadbeat Summer
Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto – Macleans Toothpaste
Odell Brown & The Organ-izers – Mellow Yellow

Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage -LPs
The Stick Men – Jampire
James Koichalka Superstar – Show Respect to Michael Jackson
Marsha Gee – The Peanut Duck
Jill Gibson – It’s Easy as 1,2,3

Iron Butterfly – Unconscious Power
Church Mice – College Psychology On Love
Beat Happening – Bewitched
Terry Adams & Marshall Allen – Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

The A-Bones – Squat With Me Baby
Marvin Rainwater – Boo Hoo
Alexander Lazio – Pigeon Serenade
The Heliocentrics + Malatu Astake – Addis Black Widow
The Rolling Stones – Child Of The Moon

The Frampton Brothers – She’s Reading All Wrong Fanzines (Again)
Game Theory – Inverness
Family – My Friend The Sun

Father John Misty – Things It Would Have Been Helpful to Know Before the Revolution

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Show 438: International Girls (again)


Two hours of girl group and female fronted band and solo sounds from practically every continent.No country will be visited twice as we crisscross genre and time.

Pop Tarts – Girlie Pop (Germany)
The Girls – Rocket For Girls (Greece)
Shocking Blue – The Butterfly and I (Netherlands)
Marcella Laiferova – Hush (Czechoslovakia)
Sodsai Chaangkij – Shake Baby Shake (Thailand)

Helen Love – Love; Kiss; Run: Sing; Shout; Jump! (Wales)
Twigs – Divulge (Norway)
The Jetliners – Summerwine (India)
Yma Sumac – La Molina (Peru)

Sarit Hadad – Mimi (Israel)
Maria Andersson – Lift Me Up (Sweden)

Natalia Lafourcade – Hasta La Raiz (Mexico)
Nneka – Book Of Job (Nigeria)
Phyllis Dillon – Don’t Sway Away (Jamaica)

Melenas – Ya No Me Importa (Spain)
Sophisticated Boom Boom – Yeah Yeah Yeah (Switzerland)
Isanka Y Sus Tropicanas – Extiendete (Venezuela)

Look Blue Go Purple – Grace (New Zealand)
Brunetta & Her Belubas – Baluba Shake (Italy)
Carnival Park – You Fancy (Philippines)
Letta Mbulu – Mahlalela (South Africa)
Les Amazones de Guineem – Samba (Guinea)

Aterciopeldos – Jugale, Apuestale (Columbia)
Ann Christine, Ulla Ja Tiina – Lilian Monta Palvaa (Finland)
Pussy Cat – Arret d’autobus (France)

Zsuzsa Koncz- Karesem A Szot (Hungary)
Rokia Traore – Dounia (Mali)
Emel Mathlouthi – Kaddesh (Tunisia)

Pridjevi – Ako Je (Croatia)
Bidston Moss – Silver Top Taxi (Australia)
Las Mosquitas – Tembleque (Argentina)
Chang Siao Ying – Come Back To Me (China)

The B-52’s – 52 Girls (USA)




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Show 437: Turn It Up!



Garage rock, rock & roll, three-chord wonders, snarl, rockabilly, snotty punk,/post-punk, glam stompers, art-damaged weirdos, phasing and fuzz, sludge, trash ,paisley, black, velvet and leather, feedback, beads, and safety-pins, drippy mascara, psych rock…obscurities & rarities, past and present, and assorted high energy grease.



The Masters Apprentices – Turn Up The Radio
Radio Birdman – TV Eye
13th Floor Elevators – You’re Gonna Miss Me
Edgar Broughton Band – Apache Drop Out

Roy A. Loney – A Hundred Miles An Hour
Wreckless Eric – Whole Wide World
Scott Bedford Four – You Turned Your Back On Me
Ian McLagan – Little Troublemaker
Flamin’ Groovies – Yesterday’s Numbers

Dr. Feelgood – Lights Out
Billy Lee Riley – Flyin’ Saucers Rock ‘N’ Roll
Hasil Adkins – Teenie Weenie Waddy Kiss
The Cramps – Human Fly
Link Wray – Fatback

Pere Ubu – Final Solution
Ultravox! – Saturday Night In The City Of The Dead
Tubeway Army – Blue Eyes
The Reactions – Talk Talk Talk Talk

The Nomads – Night Time
The Only Ones – Lovers of Today
The Sid Presley Experience – Cold Turkey
Alice Cooper – Second Coming

The Pretty Things – Cold Stone
Robert Calvert – The Right Stuff
Blue Oyster Cult – ME 262

Nikki And The Corvettes – Criminal Element
John Du Cann – Throw Him In Jail
Girlschool – Emergency
Overnight Lows – Shut Up Looking At Me
Pale Lips – Doo Wah Diddy Shim Sham Shimmy (Bama Lama Loo)

The Nightmares – Baseball Altamont
The Sonics – Cinderella
The Original Sins – Kill The Buddha
The Saints – This Perfect Day

The Vertebrats – Left In The Dark

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Show 436: I Get Weird Dreams

Enter a dreamlike word where known and unknown platters of sound are known to mesh into a decadent mind melting cocktail for your afternoon enjoyment

Holgar Czukay – I Get Weird Dreams
Orions Belte – Am I Demon
Orchestre Tout Piussant Marcel Duchamp – Slide

Anna St. Louis – Plain & Sane & Simple Melody
Ted Lucas – It Is So Nice To Get Stoned
Kendra Smith – Stars Are In Your Eyes

Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass – The Lonely Bull
Kramer featuring Bill Frisell- Solitary Man

Liquid Liquid – Cavern
William Onyeabor – Ride On Baby
Chantage – Same Thing Twice
Joni Mitchell – The Jungle Line

Longstocking – Radio Agony
Mudhoney – When Tomorrow Hits
The Muslims – Walking With Jesus
The Fall – Loop’41 Houston
Roger Miller – Little Green Apples

Sun Ra Arkestra – Angels and Demons at Play

John Cale – Please
The Persuasions – Brokedown Palace

Anita Carter – Love’s Ring Of Fire
Anna Domino – Trust, In Love
My Magical Glowing Lens – Raio De Sol
Harvey Avenue – The Word
Eduardo Mateo – Cuerpo y Alma
The Rutles – Cheese and Onions

Giles, Giles and Fripp – Make It Today

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Show 435: Your Ear Hears It

A show filled with old and new music presented within the “underground/freeform radio” style. Genres can include (but not limited to): garage, folk & folk rock, power pop, prog rock, and also a wide selection of interesting and rare singer-songwriter, harmony pop, soft rock, lounge-rock, punk and glam rock, space jazz, avant-garde, vanity-pressings and “outsider” albums.

Listen Up!: Where the cool, the classic, the corny and even the cringe-worthy collide!


Genya Ravan – Flying
The Space Lady – Fly Like An Eagle
Petra Haden – I Can See For Miles
The Who – Someone’s Coming

Roxy Music – Both Ends Burning
St. Vincent – Pay Your Way In Pain
David Bowie – Win
Bree Sharp – David Duchovny

Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights
Blue Angel – I’m Gonna Be Strong
Piero Umiliani – To-Day’s Sound

John Cooper Clarke – I Don’t Wanna Be Nice
The Damned (with Lemmy) – Ballroom Blitz
The Wild Irish Roses – Fox On The Run

Josh Parish & Polly Jean Harvey – Is That All There Is?
Nash The Flash – 19th Nervous Breakdown
Okay Kaya – Psych Ward
Harry Dean Stanton – Help Me Make It Through The Night
13th Floor Elevators – I Had To Tell You

Pompeo Stillo & The Companions – He Was a Guitar Player and Now Plays Machinegun in Vietnam
Carol Kim – Tình Ta Như Lửa Đơm Hoa
Quintron – Underwater Dance Club

Carla Morrison – Pale Blue Eyes
The Velvet Underground – New Age
Anita Lane – Bella Ciao

Dick Hyman – Time Is Tight
Raunch Hands – Let Me Roll It
Andy Partridge – Bobba De Boop De Ba De Boobay
Peter Ivers – You Used To Be Stevie Wonder

The History Of Unheard Music – No, No, No, No, No!


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