KCRW Broadcast 271

Fanatics! Another week, another two hours of great music. I hope that you are enjoying the weather, wherever you are.

I have been working away on 10 Things You Don’t Know About. Our days are often quite long and I do my best to get as much listening in as I can. Once we wrap for the day, I can usually listen to one or two records that I have loaded into my listening device and then I have to get the lights out but I am making some progress.

I have been listening to a few different groups as of late, with great interest. 1/3 Octave Band is one. I believe that’s one of the side projects of Campbell Kneale of Birchville Cat Motel. Also the new releases of My Cat Is An Alien and Clarinette.

A couple of Fanatics wrote me about the great Japanese band Kikagaku Moyo, thank you for that. I followed up and have some of their music slated for later in the summer. Very cool, what I’ve heard so far. I think you can hear some of the jams here: http://geometricpatterns.bandcamp.com/

Tonight’s show is, what can I say, amazing. We don’t make the music, Fanatic, we just select and pass it onto you. Hopefully, you will find our brief visit together worthwhile.

When I was finishing this show up weeks ago, I noticed that we have a lot of R&B in tonight’s show. I think that’s perfect for this time of year. Here is how old I am: I remember when Keep On Truckin’ was a single.

I have a kind of night off tonight. I have to get up at the crack of dawn of course but I am planning on carving out at least two hours for listening. I am looking forward to that.

I hope you dig the songs we have laid out for you. That’s all it’s about. Getting some good tunes playing and enjoying the very simple miracle of music. The only thing that gets old around here is me and the jokes. Listening to music, that never gets old. 

Enjoy our time at the sonic campfire and STAY FANATIC!!!  

–– Henry

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Hour 1
01. Hella - Friends Don’t Let Friends Win / There’s No 666 in Outer Space 
02. Iggy Pop - I’m Going Away Smiling / Après 
03. Jimi Hendrix – Midnight / War Heroes 
04. Ersen – Cakmagicak / Turkish Freakout
05. Butch Willis & the Rocks - We’re The Rocks / Repeats
06. Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin’ / Single
07. Jack Name - Light Show / Light Show
08. Ludus – Mutilate / Pickpocket
09. The Jesus & Mary Chain – Rollercoaster / 21 Singles
10. Ike & Tina Turner - A Fool For A Fool / Best of Loma Records
11. The Rondelles - The Upshot / The Fox
12. Meat Puppets - Everybody’s Talking / Meat Puppets
13. White Fence - Destroy Everything / White Fence
04. Fugazi – Target / Red Medicine
15. Groundhogs - Darkness Is No Friend / Thank Christ for the Bomb
16. The Ink Spots - Slap That Bass / Swing High Swing Low

Hour 2
01. Frederick Michael St. Jude - Poor Boy / Here Am I
02. Fursaxa - Lullabye / Trobairitz Are Here From Venus
03. The Gun Club – Desire / Lucky Jim
04. Keiji Haino - Become One / A Challenge to Fate
05. Trin Tran - Far Reaches / Far Reaches EP
06. Chuck Berry - Brown Eyed Handsome Man / Greatest Hits
07. Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - Skeleton Makes Good / Ice Cream for Crow
08. Instant Automatons - Scared To Be Alone / Another Wasted Sunday Afternoon
09. Dinosaur Jr - Blowing It / Green
10. Roky Erickson - Anthem / Gremlins Have Pictures
11. Jacks - Where? / Vacant World
12. Red Cross - Standing In Front Of Poseur / Annette’s Got The Hits EP
13. Land Of Ill Earthquakes - Acres of Fakers / Little Darla Has A Treat For You v.25
14. Skull Snaps - I Turn My Back On Love / Skull Snaps
15. Alan Vega - Do The Job / New Raceion