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Touring the world one pair of headphones at a time...

Jun 27, 2020

End of the month shows sometimes get a bit abbreviated, and this one is no different. Three hours spent talking about the history of funk means the last show of the month gets shortened by half an hour or so, but still, a new show for you to enjoy, including our friend Volker's 3 Miles To Essex project, and their single now available on all your other music platforms. Enjoy!

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Setlist:

  • "Empathy" - 3 Miles To Essex
  • "I'm Allowed" - Buffalo Tom
  • "Here I Am" - Dragon Ash
  • "Breakdown Dead Ahead" - Boz Scaggs
  • "La Petite Fille De La Mer" - Vangelis
  • "2020" - Ben Folds
  • "C.O.N.F.O.R.M. (feat. The Gift of Gab, Lateef the Truth Speaker & Infamous Taz)" - DJ Shadow
  • "Calm Americans" - Elliott
  • "So Real" - Jeff Buckley
  • "It's Easier To Escape" - Burning Flowers
  • "Too Many Hands" - Eagles
  • "The Wake Of The Medusa" - The Pogues
  • "The Long Stony Way To Paradise" - BalticSeaChild
  • "Can't Get It Out Of My Head" - Electric Light Orchestra
  • "The Glow" - DMA's
  • "Ways" - Third Eye Blind
  • "Freedom Fighters" - The Music
  • "Our World" - Juno Reactor
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Enough Is Not Enough" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Jun 20, 2020

Or this? Does anyone read these messages? If so, please drop a line and say hi, especially if you haven't done so before. I'd just love to know who's out there listening. Anyway, here's a show.

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Setlist:

  • "Falling On A Bruise" - Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine
  • "The Last Shot" - Lou Reed
  • "Are You Alone" - The Starting Line
  • "Up To Here" - Dramarama
  • "Chronoglide Skyway" - Hawkwind
  • "Glorious You" - Frank Turner
  • "Life's Too Short" - Little Red Riding Hood
  • "The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald" - Gordon Lightfoot
  • "Pressure Off (ft. Janelle Monae & Nile Rodgers)" - Duran Duran
  • "Van Halen" - Nerf Herder
  • "We're All Gonna Die" - Abdoujaparov
  • "Back And Forth" - Cameo
  • "Killing Time" - Maserati
  • "Guarded By Monkeys" - Cracker
  • "Animals (Radio Edit)" - Front 242
  • "State Of The Nation" - Information Society
  • "Take Forever (ft. Robert Smith)" - The Japanese Popstars
  • "Other Voices" - LCD Soundsystem
  • "Thank God It's Friday" - Futurecop!
  • "Freedom of Expression (F.O.X.)" - Living Colour
  • "Snoopies (ft. David Byrne)" - De La Soul
  • "Heavy Things" - Phish
  • "Candidate" - David Bowie
  • "Winter Blue" - Heather Nova
  • "No Quarter" - Led Zeppelin
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Ghosttown" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Jun 14, 2020

With the passing of Little Richard last month, I decided I wanted to do a deep dive into funk. Turns out that's a pretty big topic, so this is a pretty big episode, and I wrap up in 1986, where funk starts to evolve into a bunch of other things. Take a listen, and if you enjoy and want a part 2 on funk, drop me a line. Otherwise, sit back and enjoy three hours on the history of funk!

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Setlist:

  • "Get Up" - James Brown
  • "Love Rollercoaster" - Ohio Players
  • "Hit It And Quit It" - Funkadelic
  • "Hollywood Swinging" - Kool & the Gang
  • "Mardis Gras In New Orleans" - Professor Longhair
  • "Good Golly Miss Molly" - Little Richard
  • "Cold Sweat" - James Brown
  • "Chris Cross" - Jimmy McGriff
  • "Cissy Strut" - The Meters
  • "Pick Up The Pieces" - Average White Band
  • "It's Your Thing" - The Isley Brothers
  • "Ball Of Confusion (That What The World Is Today)" - The Temptations
  • "Superstition" - Stevie Wonder
  • "Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler)" - Marvin Gaye
  • "One Nation Under A Groove" - Funkadelic
  • "Atomic Dog" - George Clinton
  • "The Pinocchio Theory" - Bootsy Collins
  • "Express Yourself" - Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
  • "Hey Mr. Writer" - Graham Central Station
  • "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" - Sly & The Family Stone
  • "What Is Hip?" - Tower Of Power
  • "Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)" - B.T. Express
  • "Brickhouse" - The Commodores
  • "Superfly" - Curtis Mayfield
  • "Theme From Shaft" - Isaac Hayes
  • "War" - Edwin Starr
  • "Play That Funky Music" - Wild Cherry
  • "More Bounce To The Ounce" - Zapp & Roger
  • "You Sexy Thing" - Hot Chocolate
  • "Shining Star" - Earth Wind & Fire
  • "Le Freak" - Chic
  • "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" - Michael Jackson
  • "Lady Marmalade" - Labelle
  • "I Feel For You" - Chaka Khan
  • "Super Freak" - Rick James
  • "Low Rider" - War
  • "Let It Whip" - Dazz Band
  • "1999" - Prince
  • "When Doves Cry" - Prince & The Revolution
  • "Word Up" - Cameo
Jun 7, 2020

Feel like the whole world is on fire? Can't wait for the establishment to die the horrific gruesome death it so richly deserves? Me neither!

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Setlist:

  • "Head Like A Hole" - Nine Inch Nails
  • "Nobody Speak (ft. Run The Jewels)" - DJ Shadow
  • "History Repeating" - Propellerheads
  • "Total State Machine" - KMFDM
  • "What Goes On" - Midnight Oil
  • "Take The Power Back" - Rage Against The Machine
  • "Voodoo Chile" - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • "Have You Passed Through This Night Before? (Eye For An Eye UNKLE Variation)" - UNKLE
  • "Protect Ya Neck" - Wu-Tang Clan
  • "Life During Wartime" - Talking Heads
  • "Revolution" - John Butler Trio
  • "You Know You're Right" - Nirvana
  • "When Life Gives You Lemons PUNCH LIFE IN THE FUCKING FACE" - Akira The Don
  • "Ready For War" - Busta Rhymes (ft. M.O.P.)
  • "I'm Afraid Of Americans" - David Bowie
  • "Going Through Hell" - The Streets
  • "N.W.O." - Ministry
  • "Scary" - Stormzy
  • "Mama Didn't Raise No Fool" - Primus
  • "Tidal Wave" - Taking Back Sunday
  • "This Means War" - AC/DC
  • "Revolution" - Wingenfelder
  • "Get Down On It" - Kool & the Gang
  • your moment of Fury
    • "When God Goes Home" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
May 23, 2020

All sorts of fun things here, including: a song I can't believe I've never played, a funk album from our friend Gero, a new remix from our friend Volker's 3 Miles To Essex project, and a handful of brand new things. Join us, won't you?

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Setlist:

  • "Cult of Personality" - Living Colour
  • "Notorious" - RIZE
  • "Violent Mood Swings" - Stabbing Westward
  • "Rock of Mages" - Bang Camaro
  • "Man" - Die Toten Hosen
  • "Falling In" - Inhaler
  • "Pow" - Larry Graham & Graham Central Station
  • "Losing Sleep" - Reubens Accomplice
  • "Rigor Mortis" - Cameo
  • "Wishful Thinking" - Northside
  • "Everything Is Hollow (Live)" - Phish
  • "Maybe An Angel" - Heather Nova
  • "I Got This" - Tim Burgess
  • "Slow Burn" - Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
  • "Return To Sender" - Mojave 3
  • "Shipbuilding" - Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  • "Razor Walk" - The Blue Aeroplanes
  • "One And One" - Miles Davis
  • "Tighten Up" - The Black Keys
  • "Flowers (Remix)" - 3 Miles To Essex
  • "Tremendous Brunettes (w/ Dave Matthews)" - Mike Doughty
  • "Where Were You When The Sky Opened Up" - The Dangerous Summer
  • "Canvey Island" - British Sea Power
  • "Phloam" - Aphex Twin
  • "Disorder" - Third Eye Blind
  • your moment of Fury
    • "My Little World (Live/Acoustic)" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
May 15, 2020

So this marks two months of lockdown, and while the idiot-in-chief thinks it's more important for people to work than to live, I absolutely disagree. Two hours of music to keep yourself sane to, coming right up...

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Setlist:

  • "Tiny Indoor Fireworks" - Biffy Clyro
  • "Kings And Queens" - Aerosmith
  • "Spitting Blood" - WU LYF
  • "Accident Waiting To Happen" - Billy Bragg
  • "When The Sun Rose Again" - Alice In Chains
  • "(Am I) Confusing You" - Supercar
  • "It's Good To Be The King" - Mel Brooks
  • "Run To The Sun" - Dragon Ash
  • "Crossing The Rubicon" - Enter Shikari
  • "Headhunter [Front Line Assembly Mix]" - Front 242
  • "Glass Ceiling Universe" - Apprentice Destroyer
  • "JUDY IS A T∀NK GIRL" - JUDY AND MARY
  • "All Souls Day" - Invocation Array
  • "White America's Beautiful Black Market" - Letlive.
  • "Golden Pariahs" - Beyond The Black
  • "Don't Stop... (Demo)" - Oasis
  • "F.E.A.R." - Ian Brown
  • "An Otherwise Disappointing Life" - Frightened Rabbit
  • "You'll Never Find Me" - Ocean Colour Scene
  • "Earth Beat" - Paul Weller
  • "What Appears" - Yellowcard
  • "I Want More" - KALEO
  • "Snowed In At Wheeler Street" - Kate Bush
  • "The Party Never Dies" - Andrew W.K.
  • "All Together Now" - OK Go
  • "Long Tall Sally" - Little Richard
  • "Tutti Frutti" - Little Richard
  • your moment of Fury
    • "P.O.W." - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
May 8, 2020

Back to my usual late night madcap hijinx, here's another episode recorded post midnight, still under lockdown, trying not to go out of my damn mind. We also mark the passing of a soulful voice of a pop hit almost everyone has forgotten they know, and one of the legit founders of electronic music.

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Setlist:

  • "Always Forever Now" - Passengers
  • "Curses, Invocations" - The Doors
  • "Monument" - Ultravox
  • "Like The Gods / K'mo Ha'elim" - Ethnix
  • "The Great Plenty" - Xploding Plastix
  • "Journey To Reedham [7AM Mix]" - Squarepusher
  • "Love → Building On Fire" - Talking Heads
  • "Control The Flame" - The Lightning Seeds
  • "Down Through The Night" - Hawkwind
  • "In A Lifetime" - Clannad
  • "Beautiful" - Gordon Lightfoot
  • "It Can't Be Nashville Every Night" - The Tragically Hip
  • "Someone Like You" - Van Morrison
  • "Crawlspace" - Screaming Trees
  • "Be Good To Yourself" - Journey
  • "Chain Me Free" - The Matches
  • "Slow" - Stonebourne
  • "Start To Move (ft. Agostinho da Silva)" - Blasted Mechanism
  • "Jimmy" - Tool
  • "Crib Girl" - Johnette Napolitano
  • "Every Night Of My Life" - Andy Prieboy
  • "Walk The Dinosaur" - Was (Not Was)
  • "Autobahn" - Kraftwerk
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Long Ride" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
May 3, 2020

I've been doing this so long, I forget not everyone's been here since the beginning. So I do a reset and answer some basic questions about the show, while still spinning great tunes.

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Setlist:

  • "Splashdown (intro/outro)" - DJ Devinoch
  • "Fireflies" -Buckethead
  • "Heroes And Ghosts" - This Patch Of Sky
  • "Superheroes" - Stormzy
  • "Razor" - Foo Fighters
  • "Backwards Glances (Acoustic)" - James
  • "Stand Down Margaret" - The English Beat
  • "Too Late (ft. LeBrock)" - Timecop1983
  • "Domani" - Greg Dulli
  • "Kitchen" - This Will Destroy You
  • "Convention Of The 24" - Tangerine Dream
  • "Call My Phone Thinking I'm Doing Nothing Better" - The Streets & Tame Impala
  • "For Once In My Life" - Stevie Wonder
  • "One Nation (ft. Pretty Lights)" - Tom Morello
  • "Back In Flesh" - Wall Of Voodoo
  • "Freckles" - Buffalo Tom
  • "Biting Bullets" - JamisonParker
  • "I Can't Give Everything Away" - David Bowie
  • "Somebody Is Waiting For Me" - Juliana Hatfield
  • "Nothing Lasts Forever (Transformed)" - Echo & The Bunnymen
  • "Better Or Worse" - Liquid Jesus
  • "Lord Lord Help Me Just to Rock Rock On" - Mike Doughty
  • "Criminal" - Feeder
  • "Drive" - The Matches
  • "Bang!" - MIYAVI
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Every Generation Got Its Own Disease" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Apr 28, 2020

I've been working on and off on this episode for a while, but I eventually decided I needed to not be such a perfectionist about it and to just admit that I'm probably going to get a bunch of things wrong in it.

This week's show is about the Japanese subgenre known as visual kei, which, in many ways, isn't even an actual genre, more a loose association of bands based on a visual aesthetic.

Anyhow, here's three hours walking me through some of the history of visual kei, many of the players, talking about its beginnings, the waves - first, second, third, neo - and about how the genre still lives today. It's a big show, it's not for everyone, but give it a go, and maybe you'll learn something.

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Setlist:

  • "I'll Kill You" - X Japan
  • "Precious..." Luna Sea
  • "Dress" - Buck-Tick
  • "Filth" - Dir en Grey
  • "Kurenai" - X Japan
  • "Silent Jealousy" - X Japan
  • "Rusty Nail" - X Japan
  • "Incarnation of Eroticism" - D'Erlanger
  • "Rain" - Siam Shade
  • "Kuchizuke" - Buck-Tick
  • "Believe" - Luna Sea
  • "Kanojo no 'Modern---'" - Glay
  • "True Blue" - Luna Sea
  • "Storm" - Luna Sea
  • "Blurry Eyes" - L'Arc〜en〜Ciel
  • "Transylvania" - Malice Mizer
  • "Koi No Tempo" - Shazna
  • "Bel Air" - Malice Mizer
  • "Mizérable" - Gackt
  • "Vanilla" - Gackt
  • "Kimi no Tameni Dekiru Koto (RR Ver.)" - Gackt
  • "Yurameki" - Dir en Grey
  • "The Final" - Dir en Grey
  • "Blue Romance Omoi" - Lareine
  • "Boundless" - Psycho Le Cemu
  • "Amafurase Tanmaina" - Kagrra,
  • "Nocturnal Romance" - Moi Dix Mois
  • "Cassis" - the GazettE
  • "Fukai No Yami" - girugamesh
  • "Fuzz" - MUCC
  • "Philia" -Versailles
  • "Spiegel" - A9 (or Alice Nine)
  • "Kuchu Blanco" - Kra
  • "Another World" - Miyavi
  • "I.V." - X Japan
  • "Born To Be Free" - X Japan
  • "Ningen wo Kaburu" - Dir En Grey
  • "Closer" - Luna Sea
Apr 10, 2020

I'm still here. California is still standing. We aren't at the worst of the epidemic here in the United States, but it's pretty fucking bad, no lies. I worry for those in New York the most, who are currently hit the hardest.

All that said, with all this darkness comes a little bright light. Fury In The Slaughterhouse released a new song today, and all the charity is going to Doctors Without Borders. It's your moment of Fury today, but you should go out and buy the song on your own as well.

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Setlist:

  • "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" - Chicago
  • "A New England" - Billy Bragg
  • "Bliss" - The Chain Gang of 1974
  • "Got To Give It Up" - Marvin Gaye
  • "WeMoveForward" - The Midnight
  • "Driving Nowhere" - Grassy Knoll
  • "The Way I Am" - 3 Miles To Essex
  • "Misery" - Beyond The Black
  • "Rich Cop, Poor Cop" - Lotion
  • "Even If It Kills Me" - Motion City Soundtrack
  • "Never Is A Promise" - Fiona Apple
  • "Debris" - The Faces
  • "Directing Traffik" - Inspiral Carpets
  • "Send Her To Heaven" - The All-American Rejects
  • "Funky Stuff" - Kool & The Gang
  • "The Sky Is A Neighborhood" - Foo Fighters
  • "Paranoia Key Of E" - Lou Reed
  • "My Name Is The Night (Color Me Black)" - Brian Fallon
  • "Forgotten Years" - Midnight Oil
  • "Love Is Ending" - The Charlatans
  • "Tequila" - Terrorvision
  • "Lean On Me" - Bill Withers
  • "Hello In There" - John Prine
  • "Radiation Vibe" - Fountains Of Wayne
  • "Stacy's Mom" - Fountains Of Wayne
  • "Mexican Wine" - Fountains Of Wayne
  • your moment of (NEW!) Fury
    • "We Believe In Sometimes" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Apr 3, 2020

So I'm here. I think. Maybe. What day is it? Let's check the calendar. Huh. It's technically a Friday as I record/post this. I've barely been out of the house for three weeks. So I made this particular episode to remind me how a week works. Maybe it'll help you also.

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Setlist:

  • "Sunday Bloody Sunday" - U2
  • "Manic Monday" - The Bangles
  • "Ruby Tuesday" - The Rolling Stones
  • "Our Weekend Starts On Wednesday" - Hey Mercedes
  • "Holy Thursday" - David Axelrod
  • "Friday I'm In Love" - The Cure
  • "Saturday Night" - Ned's Atomic Dustbin
  • "Everyday Is Like Sunday" - Morrissey
  • "Blue Monday '88" - New Order
  • "Tuesday's Gone" - Metallica
  • "Sleazy Wednesday" - Jack's Mannequin
  • "Thursday" - Morphine
  • "Friday Let Me Down" - Hall & Oates
  • "Always Saturday" - Guadalcanal Diary
  • "Sunday" - Bloc Party
  • "Rainy Days And Mondays" - Cracker
  • "Tuesday Morning" - The Pogues
  • "Big Wednesday" - Freeland
  • "Thursday's Child" - The Chameleons
  • "Friday Street" - Paul Weller
  • "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" - Elton John
  • "Sundays" - Counting Crows
  • "Bank Holiday Monday" - Stereophonics
  • "Love You Till Tuesday" - David Bowie
  • "Wednesday (Contra La Puerta)" - Mike Doughty
  • "Thursday's Child" - David Bowie
  • "Friday On My Mind" - David Bowie
  • "Drive-In Saturday" - David Bowie
  • "Sunday" - David Bowie
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Sunday Again" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Mar 27, 2020

So I don't want to talk too much about the epidemic crossing the globe, but I will say we're still under shelter-in-place here in California, and that the US is now leading in cases of the virus. But all I can do is make music and hope it keeps people entertained. So enjoy a four hour show. Because hell, why not...

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Setlist:

  • "Good" - Akira The Don & Jocko Willink
  • "Starve The Ego, Feed The Soul" - The Glitch Mob
  • "I Will Survive" - Cake
  • "It Was Only A Dream" - Timecop1983
  • "Whatever Gets You Through The Night" - John Lennon
  • "Top Of The Pops" - The Smithereens
  • "Come With Me Now" - KONGOS
  • "We're In This Together" - Nine Inch Nails
  • "Boredom Patrol" - Wingenfelder:Wingenfelder
  • "Riders On The Storm" - The Doors
  • "Larry" - Buffalo Tom
  • "Only The Rugged Survive (ft. Rza)" - Wu-Tang Clan
  • "Truth Is Out Of Style" - MC 900 Ft. Jesus
  • "The Fan & The Bellows (John Peel Session)" - The Chameleons
  • "繋がりSUNSET" - Dragon Ash
  • "Palo Alto" - Radiohead
  • "Thursday Night Party" - Digital Noise Academy
  • "Good Times, Bad Times" - The Rolling Stones
  • "Storms End" - Leftfield
  • "Love To Hate" - Parasense
  • "Ramblin' Man" - Lemon Jelly
  • "I've Got You Under My Skin" - Frank Sinatra
  • "Day By Day By" - Mike Doughty
  • "At The End Of The Universe" - Ride
  • "Get Better" - Frank Turner
  • "Stay Away" - Nirvana
  • "Communication Breakdown" - Led Zeppelin
  • "Mama Didn't Raise No Fool" - Primus
  • "Two In A Million" - Subwave
  • "Survive" - David Bowie
  • "Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues" - The Kinks
  • "Changes" - Sugar
  • "Cindy Taste Of Barbecue" - Luna
  • "Missing The War" - Ben Folds Five
  • "Empathy" - 3 Miles To Essex
  • "Cities In Dust" - Siouxsie & The Banshees
  • "Sounds From The Street" - The Jam
  • "I Walk Alone" - Gary Clark Jr.
  • "The Dog-End Of A Day Gone By" - Love and Rockets
  • "Beautiful Day" - U2
  • "Communication" - INXS
  • "Space Cowboy" - Tomoyasu Hotei
  • "I've Been Waiting" - Matthew Sweet
  • "I Can't Dance" - Genesis
  • "The Gambler" - Kenny Rogers
  • "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)" - Kenny Rogers
  • "N.W.O." - Ministry
  • "Anarchy" - KMFDM
  • "Every Day Is Yours To Win" - R.E.M.
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Every Generation Got Its Own Disease (acoustic)" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Mar 20, 2020

So on Sunday, the Bay Area (in which I live) issued a "shelter-in-place" mandate, meaning if you don't have to go out, DON'T. On Thursday, that order was expanded to the entire state of California.

Because of that, maybe I'm going a little stir crazy. It's weird to see pictures of the Bay with no traffic anywhere, and to skip things that have been staples in my life, like pub trivia night or boardgame night.

I've been doing what I can to stay in contact with friends/family via Facetime, Facebook Videochat and the like, but it's still a very weird disconnect. I deal with trauma with gallows humor, so I made this, show zero, full of apocalypse songs.

Soon, I'll do another one, full of more upbeat stuff. But I thought I'd give everyone an update from the frontlines, so I maybe talk more this episode than normal. A slice of life of what right now is like, to be preserved for posterity. We're all living through history. Maybe a little extra talking time is warranted right now.

Still, it's my show and while I'm happy to have you along for the ride, Imma do me. Enjoy.

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Setlist:

  • "It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" - R.E.M.
  • "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" - A Perfect Circle
  • "Doomsday Clock" - Smashing Pumpkins
  • "Front Row Seats To The End Of The World" - Funeral For A Friend
  • "Until The End Of The World" - U2
  • "The Apocalypse" - Patton Oswalt
  • "Wasteland" - The Mission UK
  • "The End Of The World Was Yesterday" - Donots
  • "End Of The World" - The Living End
  • "Fire In The Sky" - The John Butler Trio
  • "Apocalypse Please" - Muse
  • "The End Of The World" - Herman's Hermits
  • "Doomsday" - Ryan Adams
  • "Armageddon Day" - Christopher Titus
  • "Doomed" - Galactic
  • "Dead Man's Party" - Oingo Boingo
  • "The End Of The World" - The Cure
  • "Lost Kingdom" - God Is An Astronaut
  • "The End" - The Doors
  • "End Of The World" - Rob Dickinson
  • "Prophet Of Doom" - The Samples
  • "Apocalypse Blooms" - Failure
  • "Wars Of Armageddon" - Funkadelic
  • "The End Of The World" - 2NU
  • "Doom In Full Bloom" - American Football
  • your moment of Fury
    • "End Of The World" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Mar 6, 2020

Just a light cold, but I think I still sound pretty good, and this week's got lots of fun music to tickle your eardrums...

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Setlist:

  • "Twilight Campfighter" - Guided By Voices
  • "Dying At Your Own Party" - Youth Group
  • "Song 11 Could Take Forever" - Ned's Acoustic Dustbin
  • "Open Letter To Duke" - Charles Mingus
  • "Party In The CIA" - Weird Al Yankovic
  • "Ganz Egal" - Udo Lindenberg
  • "Chinatown" - Kitten
  • "Throwaway" - The Posies
  • "Third Eye" - Florence + The Machine
  • "Freewheeling" - Kingmaker
  • "More Songs About Chocolate And Girls" - The Undertones
  • "Special Edit Radio Mix - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" - Negativland
  • "Energy Drink" - Anarchy
  • "Sink" - Brand New
  • "We Swarm" - The Glitch Mob
  • "Lost In Time" - Division
  • "A Guitar And A Heart" - M83
  • "End Of" - Biffy Clyro
  • "Vigilante Nocturno (ft. Carl Restivo)" - Tom Morello
  • "Take The Power Back" - Rage Against The Machine
  • "Joker & The Thief" - Wolfmother
  • "ファンタスティック・プラスチック・ワールド" - Fantastic Plastic Machine
  • "Wishing It Away" - Jesus Jones
  • "Luck" - The Starting Line
  • "Mayday (M'aidez)" - People In Planes
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Nothing To Go" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Feb 28, 2020

So we lead off with the brand new Biffy Clyro single, because, well, I love Biffy Fucking Clyro... but there's also a massive block of synthwave stuff designed to evoke the 1980s, which hopefully you'll love. And an RIP section for David Robuck, of Mazzy Star.

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Setlist:

  • "Instant History" - Biffy Clyro
  • "Diesel Power" - The Prodigy
  • "Unnatural Selection" - Muse
  • "How To Make Money Out Of Saving The World" - Akira the Don ft. Terence McKenna
  • "Brain Washed" - The Kinks
  • "English Subtitles" - Swervedriver
  • "Life Ain't Gonna Wait" - Donots
  • "Where No Wild Things Are" - The Jaguar Club
  • "It's Not The End Of The World?" - Super Furry Animals
  • "Nine In The Afternoon" - Panic! At The Disco
  • "Pilots Of Purplewilight" - Tangerine Dream
  • "Lost Boy" - The Midnight
  • "Propulsion Overdrive" - Dynatron
  • "There's Only Two Of Us Now" - New Arcades
  • "The Drone Racing League" - GUNSHIP
  • "Venger (ft. Greta Link)" - Perturbator
  • "Neo-Tokyo" - Scandroid
  • "Eyes Like The Ocean" - Futurecop!
  • "Come Back" - Timecop1983
  • "Let's Talk (ft. Timecop1983 & Josh Dally)" - FM-84
  • "11:03" - Danger
  • "Fade Into You" - Mazzy Star
  • "In The Kingdom" - Mazzy Star
  • "That Way Again" - Mazzy Star
  • your moment of Fury
    • "One Way Dead End Street" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Feb 20, 2020

So this isn't a typical episode. The entire back half of the episode is dedicated to a Midwestern band that I've often felt deserves to be a bunch bigger. That band is The Samples. They're also on tour for much of this year, all over the whole country, even out here in California, so I'm going to see them live! Again! For the first time in 20+ years! You should too!

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Setlist:

  • "It Might Get Dark" - White Denim
  • "Funtime" - Iggy Pop
  • "I Get What I Want" - Violent Femmes
  • "You, Me And World War Three" - Gavin Friday
  • "Will We Talk?" - Sam Fender
  • "Finish What Ya Started" - Van Halen
  • "Lover, Leaver" - Greta Van Fleet
  • "Hello (Turn Your Radio On)" - Shakespear's Sister
  • "Don't Leave (ft. Ellie Goulding)" - Seven Lions
  • "All Night Long (All Night)" - Lionel Richie
  • "If I Died Today" - DJ Shadow
  • "The Kiss Of Dawn" - HIM
  • "Submerge" - Paul Weller
  • "Strange Voice" - Hotei
  • "So Much Love" - Nada Surf
  • "Broken Heels" - BenjRose
  • "Plowed" - Sponge
  • "No Regret" - KMFDM
  • "Feel Us Shaking" - The Samples
  • "When It's Raining" - The Samples
  • "Still Water" - The Samples
  • "Weight Of The World" - The Samples
  • "Anyone" - The Samples
  • "Losing End Of Distance" - The Samples
  • "Great Blue Ocean" - The Samples
  • "Love And Roses" - The Samples
  • "My Guitar" - The Samples
  • "Darkest Before The Dawn" - The Samples
  • "Don't Rock The Boat" - The Samples
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Where You Fly" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Feb 14, 2020

Well, I knew I wanted to wait until Friday to do the show, but I didn't do anything particularly Valentine's Day-ish for it. It's just another mix of music designed to tickle your earholes. Tell your friends about the show. Make them download it. I need to be loved.

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Setlist:

  • "Blister In The Sun" - Violent Femmes
  • "Simmer" - Silversun Pickups
  • "True Romance" - Motion City Soundtrack
  • "Again I Go Unnoticed" - Dashboard Confessional
  • "Bikini Porn" - Tove Lo
  • "Crystal Baller" - Third Eye Blind
  • "Rachael's Little Brother" - Stormzy
  • "Broken Mirror" - Buckethead
  • "Lovers and Madmen" - The Dragons Of Eden
  • "It Could Be Sunshine" - Love & Rockets
  • "The Fellowship of Hell" - They Might Be Giants
  • "Long Lost" - Better Than Ezra
  • "Hats Off" - The Connells
  • "The Way I Tend To Be" - Frank Turner
  • "{ The Dreamer's Hotel }" - Enter Shikari
  • "Hologramm" - Revolverheld
  • "Maw Maw Song" - The Joy Formidable
  • "No Going Back" - Ikebe Shakedown
  • "We Were So Young" - Hammock
  • "Ten Thousand Hours" - This Patch Of Sky
  • "Sistine Chapel Ceiling" - Adorable
  • "Free Years Later" - Kano
  • "I Can't Figure You Out" - Gin Blossoms
  • "Celestial Discharge" - Satchel Grande
  • "End Of The Line" - Concrete Blonde
  • "Stop For A Minute" - Kuersche
  • "Turn Up The Radio" - OK Go
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Falling Apart (live)" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Feb 7, 2020

The sun is starting to set on the American Empire, and our time as a banana republic seems to be oh so quickly approaching. We'll see if we can hold out. Maybe we'll bust out some guillotines. Those of us in the Deep State continue to be subversive. Get used to it.

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Setlist:

  • "Generation Freakshow" - Feeder
  • "Revolution" - The Beatles
  • "Intro / Ugly Truth Rock" - Matthew Sweet
  • "The Second Great Depression" - Manic Street Preachers
  • "Welcome Home Armageddon" - Funeral For A Friend
  • "Can't Forget You" - Siam Shade
  • "Blue Moon Rising" - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
  • "1983...(A Merman I Should Turn To Be)" - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • "This Life Ain't Easy (But It's The One That We All Got)" - Stereophonics
  • "Calling On All Stations" - Fightstar
  • "Ants Marching (Live)" - Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
  • "Stuck" - Ned's Acoustic Dustbin
  • "Dance Of The Clairvoyants" - Pearl Jam
  • "This One's For Me" - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • "If You Think This Is Real Life" - Blossoms
  • "Melody Lineの死亡率" - ONE OK ROCK
  • "Оркестр" - Splean
  • "Main Title (from Outer Wilds)" - Andre Prahlow
  • "Pink Froid" - Infected Mushroom
  • "My Delorean (ft. Primo)" - Timecop1983
  • "One Motion" - Andy Hunter
  • "Captain Plastic" - Pop Will Eat Itself
  • "Cute Without The 'E' (Cut From The Team)" - Taking Back Sunday
  • "At Home He's A Tourist" - Gang of Four
  • "I Found That Essence Rare" - Gang of Four
  • "Dead Souls (ft. Hotei)" - Gang of Four
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Kill Somebody" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Jan 31, 2020

So end of the month and that means the show is either too short or too long... this one's too short... It runs about an hour forty rather than the full two hours, but wanted to give you a show to enjoy none the less while our late-stage empire collapses here in the US...

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Setlist:

  • "The Future Freaks Me Out" - Motion City Soundtrack
  • "Dizz Knee Land" - dada
  • "Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (Live)" - Pink Floyd
  • "Is It In You?" - The Charlatans
  • "Future Days" - Pearl Jam
  • "Haul Away" - The Kingston Trio
  • "Half A Million Angels" - Colin Hay
  • "Rasputin" - Boiled In Lead
  • "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - Duke Ellington
  • "Epitath" - King Crimson
  • "All The Way (Stay)" - Jimmy Eat World
  • "My Name Is Mud" - Primus
  • "Squat! (ft. Mike D & Ad Rock)" - De La Soul
  • "Drunk With Power" - Puscifer
  • "Holding The Moth" - Underworld
  • "In Yer Face (Facially Yours Remix)" - 808 State
  • "Fortune Days" - The Glitch Mob
  • "The Test (ft. Richard Ashcroft)" - The Chemical Brothers
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Breaking New Ground" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Jan 24, 2020

Wasn't feeling it yesterday. Felt it today. Made a show. Here ya go.

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Setlist:

  • "Still Disappointed" - Stormzy
  • "When My Train Pulls In" - Gary Clark Jr.
  • "The Pretender" - Jackson Browne
  • "Seasons In The Abyss" - Rodrigo y Gabriela
  • "Deacon Blues" - Steely Dan
  • "58" - Kevin Milner
  • "Give The People What They Want" - The Kinks
  • "Drinking Peru" - Maritime
  • "Wish I Could Forget You" - Silverstein
  • "Mick" - Dinosaur Jr.
  • "SBY (Sosial Betawi Yoi)" - Slank
  • "Monkey Business" - Skid Row
  • "Bells" - Monty Python (RIP Terry Jones)
  • "Crying All The Time" - The Black Watch
  • "Down In A Second" - Phantom Planet
  • "Gone" - M83
  • "Queen's English" - The Mutton Birds
  • "The Delicate Balance Of All Things (ft. Wayne Hussey)" - Beauty In Chaos
  • "Smiling" - Kitchesn Of Distinction
  • "Set The Record Straight" - Reef
  • "Let Love Be The Healer" - The Music
  • "Sensation Boulevard" - T. Rex
  • "Polka Dot Rose" - Oysterhead
  • "Somewhere" - Wild Cub
  • "Harvest For The World" - The Isley Brothers
  • "Knights In Shining Karma" - XTC
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Friendly Fire (live)" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Jan 17, 2020

I hadn't really anticipated doing a scene show this month, but it turns out we lost one of the greatest drummers of all time, Neil Peart of Rush, a little over a week ago.

If you aren't familiar with the powerhouse that was Neil Peart, I spend over 3 hours giving you a tour-de-force of the tour-de-force they called The Professor.

In addition to being Rush's drummer, he was also their lyricist, writing so many incredible songs filled with sci-fi and fantasy imagery. 

For 40 years, Neil Peart delighted and amazed audiences. If you aren't familiar with the band I describe as "the third most proggy band ever," or even if you're a die hard Rush fan slappin' da bass, hopefully you'll enjoy this overview of their career, and know how much we all miss Neil Peart.

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Setlist (all songs by Rush):

  • "Fly By Night"
  • "Anthem"
  • "Bastille Day"
  • "A Passage To Bangkok"
  • "Xanadu"
  • "Closer To The Heart"
  • "La Villa Strangiato"
  • "The Spirit Of Radio"
  • "Tom Sawyer"
  • "Limelight"
  • "YYZ (Live)"
  • "New World Man"
  • "Subdivisions"
  • "Red Sector A"
  • "Manhattan Project"
  • "Force Ten"
  • "Presto"
  • "Hand Over Fist"
  • "Roll The Bones"
  • "The Big Wheel"
  • "Nobody's Hero"
  • "Stick It Out"
  • "Test For Echo"
  • "Limbo"
  • "Ghost Rider"
  • "Secret Touch"
  • "Armor & Sword"
  • "Workin' Them Angels"
  • "Far Cry (live)"
  • "Caravan"
  • "Clockwork Angels"
Jan 10, 2020

It's 2020. We made it into a new decade. Let's all hope it won't be our last. Anyway, this should rattle a few brains. It's an all over the map show with lots of variety to make you go "Whaaaaa?" And we pay tribute to the late Neil Innes, who made music that both made us laugh and knocked our socks off.

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Setlist:

  • "Benson Burner" - Satchel Grande
  • "Darts Of Pleasure" - Franz Ferdinand
  • "Cities" - Talking Heads
  • "Driving Nowhere" - Paul Weller
  • "My Sharona" - The Knack
  • "Curse Me Good" - The Heavy
  • "More Life In A Tramps Vest" - Stereophonics
  • "Hard World" - Murder By Death
  • "Farthest Away" - Hank Williams III
  • "Wiley Flow" - Stormzy
  • "Rette mich wer kann" - Wingenfelder
  • "When Somebody Turns You On" - Heather Nova
  • "My True Name" - Bloc Party
  • "You Have Placed A Chill In My Heart" - Eurythmics
  • "Girl (ft. Seawaves)" - Timecop1983
  • "Two Outta Three" - 2NU
  • "Fat Old Sun" - Pink Floyd
  • "Road To Madrid" - Seam
  • "Arcadia" - 2814
  • "Chocolate" - The 1975
  • "Money (That's What I Want)" - The Backbeat Band
  • "Running On Empty" - Jackson Browne
  • "Face To Face" - Yes
  • "My Biggest Thrill" - The Mighty Lemon Drops
  • "Into The Grey" - Donots
  • "Knights of the Round Table" - Monty Python
  • "Get Up And Go" - The Rutles
  • "I'm The Urban Spaceman" - The Bonzo Dog Band
  • "Cheese And Onions" - The Rutles
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Dancing In The Sunshine Of The Dark (Indiana Krause Und Der Mix Des Todes-Mix)" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Dec 31, 2019

Didn't see as many concerts this year as I normally do. There was sort of a dry spell for a while in terms of shows, although to be fair, there were also a handful of shows I wanted to go see and just couldn't, because they were a) sold out, b) bought out by scalpers, c) happening when I was sick, d) happening when other shows I wanted to see were happening and/or e) thousands of miles away.

But I did see a ton of great musicians and comedians this year. So let's delve into that! (Also, be warned, my voice is pretty scratchy this episode. Traveler's plague. Bleh.)

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Setlist:

  • "Everything Must Go" - Kongos
  • "Teenage Dirtbag" - Wheatus
  • "Janine" - Soul Coughing
  • "Teenage Rockstars" - Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness
  • "Look Away" - Rival Sons
  • "Pressure And Time" - Rival Sons
  • "Far Cry" - Ryan Hamilton And The Harlequin Ghosts
  • "City Girls" - Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
  • "Uncomfortably Numb (ft. Hayley Williams)" - American Football
  • "Fire Woman" - The Cult
  • "Game Mechanics" - Jackie Kashian
  • "The Romans" - Eddie Izzard
  • "Alt Right, Part II" - Christopher Titus
  • "Holy Arp" - The Crystal Method
  • "Love Like Winter" - AFI
  • "It's A Beautiful World" - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
  • "Knights Of Malta" - Smashing Pumpkins
  • "The Only Moment We Were Alone" - Explosions In the Sky
  • "Pale Lights" - This Patch Of Sky
  • "Epitath" - God Is An Astronaut
  • "About You (ft. Charles X)" - Caravan Palace
  • "Jamie" - Kayleigh Goldsworthy
  • "The Death Of Dora Hand" - Frank Turner
  • "Robocalls" - Patton Oswalt
  • "Annie Use Your Telescope" - Jack's Mannequin
  • "Boy Loves Me" - Ivory Layne
  • "The Lights And The Buzz" - Jack's Mannequin
  • your moment of Fury (not seen live this year)
    • "Dance On The Frontline (acoustic)" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Dec 20, 2019

It's our last standard show of the year, so I'm playing a bunch of stuff I love, which means many of these tracks you've heard before, but I don't care - it's just a great show.

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Setlist:

  • "SendeschlussTestbild" - Wingenfelder
  • "Viva La Revolution" - Dragon Ash
  • "Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating In The Future" - Mike Doughty
  • "Hell Yeah" - KMDFM
  • "Psycho-Future" - Girls Against Boys
  • "Descending" - Tool
  • "Homeboy" - Adorable
  • "Watch The Sky" - Something Corporate
  • "Northern California Girls" - Camper Van Beethoven
  • "Last Great American Whale" - Lou Reed
  • "Next Year" - Foo Fighters
  • "Omaha" - Counting Crows
  • "The Next Storm" - Frank Turner
  • "You And I Will Never See Things Eye To Eye" - Kingmaker
  • "Do Better" - Stormzy
  • "Nobody Like You" - Echobelly
  • "Firestorm" - DJ Shadow
  • "This Will Be My Year" - Semisonic
  • "Heaven And Hell" - U2
  • "Heir Apparent" - American Football
  • "Black Metallic" - Catherine Wheel
  • "Talk Me Down" - Ned's Atomic Dustbin
  • "Hey Beautiful" - The Solids
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Waiting For Paradise" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
Dec 13, 2019

RIP Marie Fredriksson of Roxette. We celebrate that band a bit towards the end of this episode. Otherwise, it's chaos as per normal and maybe I even snuck in a gag I've been planning for a long time. Enjoy the show!

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Setlist:

  • "Stolen Dog" - Burial
  • "Carnival Barker" - Third Eye Blind
  • "The Glass Road" - Squarepusher
  • "Night Of The Iguana" - The Cinematic Orchestra
  • "The Fragile (Still Version)"- Nine Inch Nails
  • "Take It There" - Massive Attack (ft. Tricky)
  • "Supa Scoopa And Mighty Scoop" - Kyuss
  • "Free The World" - Inkratare
  • "Part Past Part Fiction" - The Chills
  • "Don't Anyone Dare Give A Damn" - The Wonder Stuff
  • "Lemon Tree" - Fool's Garden
  • "72 Hours" - Dada
  • "Man In A Suitcase" - Adorable
  • "Particle" - Better Than Ezra
  • "Tomorrow Won't Die Too Soon" - Scars On 45
  • "Smoke" - The Connells
  • "The Nameless One" - Volbeat
  • "A Girl Named Sandoz" - Smashing Pumpkins
  • "Selfiestixamitosis" - Mongol Horde
  • "The Look" - Roxette
  • "Listen To Your Heart (unplugged)" - Roxette
  • "It Must Have Been Love" - Roxette
  • your moment of Fury
    • "Vincent & Victoria" - Fury In The Slaughterhouse
  • "Mental Hot Foots" - George Carlin
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