Saturday, December 29, 2012

Best of the Year

In no particular order...

Non - Seven Sermons of the Dead (Back to Mono)

Zebra Pulse - Endings
Psychic Zipper / Basaraba / They Drove Him to the Edge of Town

Peace - The World is Too Much With Us
Winterhouse / Black Cocaine / Fun and Games

The Courtneys - K.C. Reeves
Intro / K.C. Reeves / Nu Sundae

Weed - Gun Control
Tie to Everything You Own / Amber / Ben's Tour

Both the Courtneys and Weed tapes are available courtesy of Green Burrito Records, Vancouver.

Pizzarrhea - Laser Bacon Eye Surgery
Acidents / Hol Onta Dis' Pear

No Problem - Triangle EP
Living in the Void / What Have I Become? / Happy Family

Nu Sensae - Sundowning
Eat Your Mind / Spit Gifting / Tea Swamp Park

Field and Stream - Field and Stream
Salmon Arm / Soccer

Saturday, December 22, 2012

I hate Christmas (please let it be over soon)

the Ravers - (It's Gonna Be a) Punk Rock Christmas

Crass - Merry Crassmas

the Mothers of Invention - Absolutely Free
the Fugs - Johnny Pisoff Meets the Red Angel
Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band - Ballerin' Pain

the Fall - No Xmas for John Quay
the Ex - Jack Frost Was Innocent
the Kurws - Tans Mit Kommune 1

Art Bears - Terrain
Residents - Seasoned Greetings
Pigeon Breeders - Snowpines

Pablo Black - Silent Night
Freddie McGregor - Feliz Navidad
Eek-A-Mouse - The Night Before Christmas

Dog Faced Hermans - Volkswagen
Explode into Color - Sharpen the Knife
Sleater Kinney - the Remainder

RAMONES - Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)
Pygmies - Santa Claus
FEAR - Fuck Christmas

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Rhythm of Cruelty - All That's Left

Non - Watusi
Test Dept. - Total State Machine
Throbbing Gristle - Still Walking

the Famines - Got Lies if You Want Them
Wire - Ex Lion Tamer
Rudimentary Peni - Hearse

Modern Lovers - Pablo Picasso
MC5 - Borderline
Patti Smith - Free Money

New York Dolls - Trash
Buzzcocks - Boredom
Undertones - Get Over You

This week's spotlight: Slippery's Club Hits Volumes One and Two - two brand new compilations of classic punk from London....Ontario?
The Zellots - Soldiers (1981)
Sheep Look Up - Civil Disobedience (1983)
The Terminals - D Generation (1984)

Matumbi - Rock
Bunny Wailer and Big Youth - Bide
Yabby You - Chant Down Babylon

Animal Clubhouse - Verite
Pigeon Breeders - Interior Suite pt. 2
Philip Dickau - The Modernist

Jah Wobble - Sleazy

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Blyth Power - Marius Moves

The (seemingly) weekly I love Dischord Records set
Fugazi - Epic Problem
Evens - Warble Factor
One Last Wish - My Better Half

Husker Du - Crystal
Replacements - I Will Dare
R.E.M. - Pretty Persuasion

Rolling Stones - I'm Alright
Yardbirds - Too Much Monkey Business
Small Faces  - Whatcha Gonna Do About It

Chrome - Pygmies in the Park
Pink Floyd - Interstellar Overdrive
Defektors - Bottom of the City

Sly and the Family Stone - Hot Fun in the Summertime
Stevie Wonder - Black Man
Jimmy Castor Bunch - It's Just Begun

Christian Death - Figurative Theatre
Rhythm of Cruelty - Can't Escape
Sex Church - Slipped

the Famines - The First World War
Neu! - Hero
Peace - Winterhouse

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Nick Lowe - So it Goes

Kukl - Songull
Crass - Nineteen Eighty Bore
Killing Joke - Birds of a Feather

Can - Soup
Public Image Limited - Poptones
the Fall - Wings

Flux of Pink Indians - Desire / Blood Lust Rite
Ornette Coleman Double Quartet - Free Jazz (excerpt)
This Heat - 24 Track Loop

Doom - Confusion / Lifelock
Hellbastard - Heading for Internal Darkness
Amebix - ICBM

Ben Disaster - There is Hope (video just took second place at Metro Shorts festival!)
Will Scott - This is What it Sounds Like to Record in a Cave
No Problem - What Have I Become?

Blue Orchids - Sun Connection
Teardrop Explodes - Treason (It's Just a Story)
Peace - Fun and Games

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Peter Tosh - Stepping Razor

Nervous Gender - Monsters
Bay of Pigs - Aliens
Bruce Lose - What's Your Name?

Artist spotlight #1 Peace. Performing tonight at the Wunderbar. Three from their brand new album The World's Too Much With Us
Your Hand in Mine / the Perp Walk / Winterhouse

Current 93 - The Mystical Body of Christ in Chorazim (The Great in the Small)
Whitehouse - the Second Coming
Monte Cazazza - A Snitch is a Snitch

Artist spotlight #2 Leonard Cohen, tomorrow at Rexall Place.
Stranger Song (Songs of Leonard Cohen, 1967)
Everybody Knows (I'm Your Man, 1988)
Story of Isaac (Songs From a Room, 1969)

the Mekons - Watch the Film
Les Olivensteins - Je hais les fils de riches
the Cravats - Rub Me Out

Fire Engines - Sympathetic Anaesthetic
File Under Pop - Heathrow
Spizz Energi - Soldier, Soldier.

Husker Du - Reocurring Dreams

Saturday, November 10, 2012

X-Ray Spex - Plastic Bag

David Bowie - Memory of a Free Festival
Slade - Gudbuy T'Jane
Gary Glitter - Hello I'm Back Again

NON - Turn Me on, Dead Man
Pigeon Breeders - Exterior Suite (excerpt)
Zebra Pulse - Name My Baby

Talking Heads - Houses in Motion
Brian Eno and David Byrne - Qu'ran
Tom Tom Club - L'elephant

the Courtneys - Nu Sundae
Weed - Tie to Everything You Own
Koko - A Lot Has Happened This Week
All these bands are on Green Burrito Records out of Vancouver, check them out HERE

the Fall - Spectre vs. Rector
Swell Maps - Gunboats
Ornette Coleman and Prime Time - Peace Warriors

the Skids - Sweet Suburbia
Rezillos - Flying Saucer Attack
Alternative - Another Subversive Peace Song

NON - Warm Leatherette

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Minutemen - Colors

John Cale - Guts
the Saints - Erotic Neurotic
Eddie and the Hotrods - Do Anything You Wanna Do

Bonzo Dog Band - Ready-Mades
Groundhogs - Rich Man, Poor Man
the Fugs - Dust Devil

Peace - Tattoo
Nu Sensae - Tajna
Defektors - I Don't Like Anything

John Lennon - Cold Turkey
the Stooges - Down on the Street
Yoko Ono - Don't Worry Kyoko (Mummy's Only Looking for a Hand in the Snow)

Fabulous Five - Ooh! Aah!
Linton Kwesi Johnston - Bass Culture
Max Romeo - I Chase the Devil

Fang - I Want to be on TV
Happy Flowers - Fever Dream
Flipper - Ever

Meat Puppets - Not Swimming Ground
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
Violent Femmes - Kiss Off

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Television - Venus

Black Flag - Obliteration
Slint - For Dinner...
Nomeansno - Obsessed

Nomeansno - No Fgkcuink

A little of column A, a little from column B:
Album spotlight: Sonny Sharrock - Monkey-Pocky-Boo (1970)
27th Day

Tom Robinson Band - Blue Murder
Elvis Costello - (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes
Dr. Feelgood - She Does it Right

Johnny Osbourne - Jah Promise
the Slickers - Johnny Too Bad
Heptones - Party Time

Rhythm of Cruelty - All That's Left (Stream this brand new track HERE) Live at Filthy McNasty's today! See the event HERE!
Chrome - Mondo Anthem
Scratch Acid - Holes

No Problem - Living in the Void
Void - Dehumanized
DC3 - Apparent Doom

Chandra - Stranger

Pigeon Breeders - Luminous Debris (live at the Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre, just behind the farmer's market on Gateway, 2:30 PM, free!)

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Teen Idles - No Fun

the Dizzies - Sugarbowl (stream their whole new album "Tablemusic" here:
Field + Stream - The Swamp
Daniel Johntson - Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Your Grievances

Killing Joke - Primitive
Magazine - The Great Beautician in the Sky
Pere Ubu - Codex

Buzzcocks - Noise Annoys
Undertones - Here Comes the Summer
Only Ones - The Beast

Because it's the best...
Only Ones - Another Girl, Another Planet

Deerhoof - The Trouble With Candyhands
Dog Faced Hermans - Fortune
Rubella Ballet - Krak Trak

Eno - Third Uncle
the Cure - Primary
Adam and the Antz - Day I Met God

Album spotlight: "Endings" the just-released incredible new album from Zebra Pulse! Check out the video for "Basaraba: All the dirt on Zebra Pulse at:
1 GB of Dada / Basaraba / Dog Caller

Peter Gabriel - And Through the Wire
the Vapours - Letter from Hiro

Saturday, October 13, 2012

New Music Week!

Richard Hell and the Voidoids - Who Says?

the Ex - the Buzzword Medley
Shellac - My Black Ass
Nomeansno - And That's Sad

No Problem - Living in the Void
Minor Threat - Look Back and Laugh
Misfits - Bloodfeast

All new music! Click the links to listen to more.
Rhythm of Cruelty - Can't Escape
The Love Electric - Have a >ision
Peace - The Perp Walk

the Raincoats - In Love
Lora Logic - Stop Halt
LiLiPUT - Boatsong

This week's artist spotlight: The Slits! 
Love and Romance (Peel Sessions, 1977?)
Ping Pong Affair (Cut, 1979)
Life On Earth (Return of the Giant Slits, 1981)

Zebra Pulse - In the Tub of the Club
Flying Lizards - Hands 2 Take
Public Image Limited - The Suit

the Clash - This is Radio Clash
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message
Blondie - Heart of Glass
(Come dance the way at the Non Stop Ecstatic Dance Party, tonight at the Cosmopolitan Music Society, I'll be spinning some platters along with other notable Edmontonians Alex McKie, Robert Burkosky and more!

Saturday, September 22, 2012

No Problem - Debts (performing live on the show for Fundrive October 6)
Personality Crisis - Piss On You
Subhumans - Firing Squad

Album spotlight: Fly (1971) by Yoko Ono (
Mind Train

Prince Far-I - You I Love & Not Another
The Revolutionaries - A Who Say
Linton Kwesi Johnston - It's Noh Funny

Rhythm of Cruelty - The Past (also appearing live on the show October 6!)
Geister - Night Terrors
Christ Appearing As Sun - Love Hour Series Excerpt (Appearing live on the program next Saturday!)

Talking Heads - Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
Parliament - Mothership Connection
Material - Unauthorized

Einsturzende Neubauten - Drawings of Patient O.T.
Diamanda Galas - The Litanies of Satan

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Modern Lovers - I'm Straight

Artist spotlight Mission of Burma ( Two from the past and one from the present.
Academy Fight Song (Single, 1980)
Learn How (Vs, 1982)
Sectionals in Mourning (Unsound, 2012)

25 years of "Songs About Fucking" This landmark album was released this week 25 years ago.
Big Black - The Power of Independent Trucking / Bad Penny / L Dopa

Swans - Speak
Patti Smith Group - Rock n Roll Nigger
Jim Carroll - People Who Died

Hugh Mundell - Let's All Unite
Burning Spear - Live Good
Yabby You - Carnal Mind

12 Cubic Feet - Mary's Got the Bug
the Apostles - The Patient
Cold War - Machinist

Orange Juice - Punch Drunk
the Smiths - Accept Yourself
Young Marble Giants - N.I.T.A.

Jimi Hendrix Experience - 3rd Stone From the Sun
Mothers of Invention - Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue
Kim Fowley - The Trip
Mothers of Invention - Weasels Ripped My Flesh

Killing Joke - Pssyche

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Teen Idles - Sneakers

Black Flag - Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie
SOA - Public Defender
Void - Who Are You?

Dead Kennedys - Funland at the Beach
Crucifucks - When the Top Comes Off
Butthole Surfers - the Shah Sleeps in Lee Harvey's Grave

Disorder - Rampton Song
Come - Rampton 1 / Rampton 2
Chaos UK - You'll Never Own Me

Crass - Crutch of Society / Heard too Much About
DIRT - Hiroshima
Napalm Death - the Crucifixion of Posessions

Scars - Adult/ery
Buzzcocks - Promises
the Clash - Safe European Home

Bauhaus - St. Vitus Dance
Southern Death Cult - All Glory
Blood and Roses - Spit Upon Your Grave

Frightwig - Vagabondage
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks - the Closet
Bikini Kill - Suck My Left One

the Effigies - Cheater
Negazione - Niente
Egg Hunt - We All Fall Down

Pizzarrhea! - Harvesting the Rainbow Lava God
Ornette Coleman - Love Call

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Nu Sensae - Spit Gifting

Wire - Crazy About Love

Artist spotlight: Gang of Four. After the early eighties, they weren't worth much, but what a band they were before then!
Contract (Entertainment, 1979) / He'd Send in the Army (Solid Gold, 1981) / Capital (It Fails Us Now) (Another Day, Another Dollar, 1982)

Dag Nasty - Under Your Influence
Beefeater - Out of the Woods
Embrace - Money

Refused - the Shape of Punk to Come
Inside Out - No Spiritual Surrender
Born Against - Poland

And while we're parading out the 90s hardcore, let's sink to the lowest levels of tough guy ridiculousness with....
Earth Crisis - Firestorm

DNA - 5:30
Flying Lizards - A-Train
Pere Ubu - 30 Seconds Over Tokyo

King Crimson - 21st Century Schizoid Man
Emerson Lake and Palmer - The Barbarian
Van Der Graf Generator - Masks

the Cravats - Icecubists
Longshoremen - Rail Road Tracks
Swell Maps - Bonze and Baby Shoes

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Buzzcocks - Boredom

This week in the artist spotlight: Edmonton's own Ben Disaster ( Check out Ben Disaster and the Cosmonauts this Wednesday for free at The Empress Ale House on Whyte Avenue (
Let's Dance - Take Part (2010)
Ben Disaster - Not Running (2011)
Japanese Treats - Glow (2012, not yet released, check out the video here:

Au Pairs - Don't Lie Back
Ludus - the Escape Artist
Magazine - I Want to Burn Again

Desperate Bicycles - Handlebars
Mekons - Never Been in a Riot
Notsensibles - (I'm in Love With) Margaret Thatcher

the Germs - We Must Bleed
Alice Bag Band - Gluttony
Screamers - I Wanna Hurt

Residents - Diskomo
the Pop Group - Blood Money
Chrome - Pharoah Chromium

All these bands have upcoming gigs in the city, check the links for more info
Teledrome - Double Visions (
Fist City - Weak End (Tuesday August 14 at the Wunderbar, no link available at this time.)
Feral Children - Massive Dream Rug (Today! August 11,

Reagan Youth - I Hate Hate
Descendents - I Wanna Be a Bear
Negative Approach - Nothing

Zounds - Can't Cheat Karma
B-52s - 6060-842

Saturday, August 4, 2012

New Nu Sensae! "Sundowning" is out this week on Suicide Squeeze Records. See them at the Wunderbar this Monday: Listen to to a live stream of the album here:
Nu Sensae - Burnt Masks

Nu Sensae - Whispering Rule / Spit Gifting / Eat Your Mind

Peace - Your Hand in Mine (this is a brand new track, listen to it online here:
White Lung - Bunny
Mutators - Get it Clean / Bourgeois Fantasy

Augustus Pablo - Africa (1983)
Abyssinians - Forward unto Zion
Bob Marley and the Wailers - So Jah Seh

Gil Scott-Heron - Whitey on the Moon / Lady Day and John Coltrane
John Coltrane - Resolution
Wilson Pickett - I'm Sorry About That

the Fall - Hexen Definitive / Strife Knot
Folk Devils - Albino
Bogshed - Fastest Legs

the Ex - Aha Gedawo (listen to this new track here:
Fugazi - Turnover / Repeater
fIREHOSE - Some Things

Butthole Surfers - Whirling Hall of Knives
Killdozer - Live Your Life Like You Don't Exist
Daddy Longhead - Driftwood

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Sun Ra - Nuclear War

the Stooges - 1969
Suicide - Rocket U.S.A.
Boyd Rice - Rocket U.S.A.

Artist spotlight: Public Image Limited (,
Public Image Limited - Chant (Metal Box, 1979) / Four Enclosed Walls (Flowers of Romance, 1980) / Lollipop Opera (This is PiL, 2012)

Al Green - Let's Stay Together
Television - Carried Away
Nick Lowe - Nutted By Reality

Pizzarrhea! - Buffalo Short Stache
Pink Floyd - Lucifer Sam
the Deviants - Normality Jam

Wild Man Fisher - The Taster
Mark Perry and Dennis Burns - Music Death?
Electric Eels - Flapping Jets

Teenage Jesus and the Jerks - I Woke Up Dreaming
X - Sex and Dying in High Society
the Birthday Party - Mr. Clarinet

Sun Ra - Spontaneous Simplicity
Gary Debussy - 1
With Elizabeth Bishop reading "The Fish"

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Rolling Stones - Mother's Little Helper

Field and Stream - Fields
Dinosaur Jr. - Tarpit
Sonic Youth - Hey Joni

David Bowie - Star
Bauhaus - In the Flat Field
T-Rex - Life's A Gas

Caroliner Rainbow Stewed Angel Skins - Dusk
Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band - Ella Guru
Lemon Kittens - Motet

Diodes - Death in the Suburbs
D.O.A. - D.O.A.
Pointed Sticks - The Witch

Boredoms - Bocabala
Neu! - Weissensee
Killing Joke - Chop Chop

Wipers - Alien Boy
Dickies - Give it Back
Bad Brains - At the Movies

Kool and the Gang - Stand Up and Sing
Eric Dolphy - Burning Spear
Pigeon Breeders - Cold Sweat

Shaggs - I'm So Happy When You're Near
Deerhoof - Look Away
Dos - Number Eight (I cannot suggest seeing this video highly enough:

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Oi Polloi - Pigs for Slaughter (Oi Polloi plays tonight at the Artery) (check out the (Sometimes) Annual Punx Picnic too)

This week's artist spotlight: CHUMBAWAMBA. After thirty years these multifaceted punks have finally thrown in the towel. Rest in peace.
Chumbawamba - More Whitewashing / Reubens Has Been Shot! / Scapegoat

Sly and the Family Stone - Runnin' Away
James Blood - Arena
Funkadelic - I Bet You

13th Floor Elevators - Postures (Leave Your Body Behind)
Babysitter - Holiday (see Babysitter tonight at Wunderbar with Energetic Action [my band] sKin and Morals
Red Crayola - Transparent Radiation

the Jam - Wasteland
the Only Ones - Breaking Down
the Clash - Somebody Got Murdered

7 Seconds - Not Just Boys Fun
MDC - My Family's Just a Little Weird
Wire - Brazil

Nomeansno - Sex Mad
Big Black - Kerosene
Saccharine Trust - I Have...

Genya Ravan - Darling I Need You
Dead Boys - Ain't Nothing to Do

Saturday, July 7, 2012

the Slits - Face Place

the Cravats - Off the Beach
Dead Kennedys - Halloween
Nomeansno - Tired of Waiting

Artist spotlight: Greg Ginn:
Black Flag - Black Coffee
Gone - Lawndale Rock City
Jambang - Of the Moment
Mojack - Termite Hunters

Bruce Springsteen - The Ties that Bind
Husker Du - Celebrated Summer
the Dizzies - Sliding C Song

Zebra Pulse - live at Bohemia, May 2012! (Stream and download this local gem, as well as other great local stuff here:

Special feature: learn the difference between the Monks and the Monks!
Monks - Shut Up (
Monks - Drugs in My Pocket (

Rhythm of Cruelty - Black Hole
Pigeon Breeders - Veil
Cabaret Voltaire - Eddie's Out

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Nu Sensae - Swim (check out the teaser for the brand new "Sundowning" out soon on Suicide Squeeze Records here:

Swell Maps - Another Song
Half Japanese - Said and Done
Desperate Bicycles - The Medium Was the Tedium (everything the Bicycles released is available online to stream here:, get into it!)

Les Olivensteins - Euthanasie
Pere Ubu - Street Waves
Alternative TV - Graves of Deluxe Green

Alice Cooper - Public Animal #9
the Damned - Smash it Up Parts 1 and 2
the Cramps - Sunglasses After Dark

Einsturzende Neubauten - Vanadium-I-Ching
Swans - Thug
Jandek - European Jewel (Incomplete)

Gang of Four - Outside the Trains Don't Run on Time
Essential Logic - Popcorn Boy (Waddle Ya Do?)
Josef K - Crazy to Exist

The Dizzies - No. 5
White Lung - Glue (performing July 11 at DV8:
SNFU - Black Cloud (Performing tonight at DV8)

Zounds - Target / Mr. Disney / War
Astronauts - Behind the Mirrors
Here and Now - This Time

UV Race - Burn that Cat
Nig-Heist - Life in General
the Meatmen - I Sin For a Living

Crass - Securicor
Kleenex - U
Raincoats - Black and White

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Subterranean Homesick Records

A special on the wonderful underground label Subterranean Records, releasing the oddest underground punk records into the world since 1979. Learn about these lovely folks here:, here: or here:

Controlled Bleeding - Dying/Reliving (1990)

Longshoremen - "Grr, Huh, Yeah" LP (1985)
Go Moan For Man
Slaves Slabs
The Cab
Grr Huh Yeah
Putra - Car of the Future
Chenin de Yeah Yeah
The Cave
Rail Road Tracks
If this record blew your mind the same way it did mine, it's still available from the label after all these years, buy it!

Flipper - Lowrider (1980)
Frightwig - A Man's Got to Do What a Man's Got to Do (1984)
Arkansaw Man - Every Job (1983)

Helios Creed - Sex Voodoo Venus (1986)
Nervous Gender - Monsters (1981)
Pop-O-Pies - Industrial Rap (1984)

Z'ev - Elemental Music (excerpt) (1982)

Club Foot Compilation (1981) (Also still available via a recent re-issue!)
Naked City - Atomic Age
- Modern Jazz
Bay of Pigs - Everything Changes
- I'm Writing it Down
Club Foot Orchestra - Theme From Club Foot Medley

Minimal Man - Hospital (1981)

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Zebra Pulse - Wild Bros Party

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Pure / Jigsaw Feeling
Joy Division - Twenty Four Hours
Throbbing Gristle - Persuasion

Ben Disaster - Street Pop (see the new video from this Edmonton stalwart here:
Vivian Girls - I Believe in Nothing
Beach Boys - Let Him Run Wild

Mandates - Photo in My Wallet
Needles//Pins - Shaker
See these two great bands Thursday June 7 at the Wunderbar!

RIP Donna Summer 1948-2012 "Toot toot, beep beep."
Donna Summer - Bad Girls
New Order - Blue Monday

This Heat - Cenotaph
Henry Cow - The Decay of Cities
Velvet Underground - The Murder Mystery

Freddie Hubbard and Ilhan Mimaroglu - The Crowd
John Coltrane - Ascension
Derek Bailey, George Lewis and John Zorn - The Warning Track

the Bummers - I Wanna Be Cool For You
Young Marble Giants - Music For Evenings
RAMONES - Locket Love

The Creation - Making Time
Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now
Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Matumbi - Hook deh
the Slits - Love and Romance
Linton Kwesi Johnson - Independent Intavenshun

Shockheaded Peters - Wheel in the Bait
Strechheads - Incontinent of Sex
Last Exit - Detonator

Let's Dance - X-Ray Eyes
the Observers - Defeated
Free Judges - the Bell

Feedtime - Shoeshine Shuffle
Graham Parker - Pourin' It All Out
Brinsley Schwartz - Hymn to Me

Down Syndrome - Suicidal Eyes
Die Kreuzen - Think For Me
SNFU - Womanizer
Personality Crisis - Piss On You
7 Seconds - We're Gonna Fight

Guess Who - American Woman
the Faces - Ooh La La
Sam and Dave - Hold On, I'm Comin'

Human League - Dignity of Labour Pt 1 and 2
Cabaret Voltaire - No Escape

Mugbait - You're Fired (Literally)
Zebra Pulse - Wild Bros Party
the Beatles - Revolution 9

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Dave and Ansel Collins - Double Barrel

Desmond Dekker - You Can Get it if You Really Want
Lee Perry - Soul Fire
Chosen Few - Everybody Plays the Fool

Adam and the Ants - Ants Invasion
Bow Wow Wow - W-O-R-K
Elton Motello - Jet Boy Jet Girl

Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy - Meditations

Rip Rig + Panic - Constant Drudgery is Harmful to SOUL, SPIRIT & HEALTH
Pigbag - Orangutango
Float Up C.P. - Loneliest Girl

Poison Girls - Pretty Polly
the Apostles - To Hell With Leviticus!
Subhumans - Ex-Teenage Rebel

Nervous Gender - Confession
Z'ev - Live at N.A.M.E. Gallery, 1986
Flipper - Falling

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Klaus Flouride - Fear Most

Butthole Surfers - Naked Defecating Pitcher With an Erection Throws Baseball to Naked Urinating Catcher
Happy Flowers - I Said I Wanna Watch Cartoons
Jesus Lizard - If You Had Lips

the Mothers of Invention - Little House I Used to Live In

Elvis Costello - Alison
Nick Lowe - American Squirm
Rockpile - Pet You and Hold You

This week's artist spotlight: Minor Threat! The shortest artists spotlight ever.
Minor Threat - Screaming at a Wall
- Think Again
- Salad Days

Black Flag - In My Head
Descendents - All-o-gistics
Fugazi - Merchandise

James Brown - Bodyheat
Ray Charles - Greenbacks
Stevie Wonder - Love Having You Around

Eno - St. Elmo's Fire
Lou Reed - Dirt
John Cale - Guts

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Night Shift

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Rites of Spring - Drink Deep

A special preview of the new Pizzarrhea album, out now on Suspicious Pig records, have a taste of the new delights these Edmonton wildmen are cooking up at

Pizzarrhea! - Harvesting the Rainbow Lava God

Babysitter - Wave of Nothing
Spizz Energi - Where's Captain Kirk?
Tom Troccoli's Dog - Todo Para Mi

the Jam - Start!
Peace - the Aurora Hotel
the Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)

the Undertones - Teenage Kicks
the Adverts - No Time to Be 21
X-Ray Spex - Plastic Bag

Eek a Mouse! - Sensee Party
Barrington Levy - Poorman Style
Steel Leg v the Electric Dread - Haile Unlikely by the Electric Dread

Jonathan Richman - Drab Ways
Neil Young - Words (Between the Lines of Age)
Tom Verlaine - Souvenir from a Dream

Love - Seven and Seven Is
Daily Dance - Hit and Run
Kim Fowley - Wildfire

Slint - Washer

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Beach Boys - Surf's Up

Rhythm of Cruelty - Black Hole
Berurier Noir - Nada 2 / Amupute / Nada 3
Metal Urbain - Paris Marquis

Essential Logic - Alkaline Loaf in the Area
Lost Cherrees - F-Plan, G-Plan
We Are Going to Eat You - Passion For Action

Modern Lovers - Dignified and Old
New York Dolls - Frankenstein
Simply Saucer - Bullet Proof Nothing

Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightening
Dr. Feelgood  - Twenty Yards Behind
Rolling Stones - Play With Fire

Skids - Sweet Suburbia
Elton John - Benny and the Jets
Vapors - Isolated Case

Crass - 10 Notes on a Summer's Day (Recently remastered and released by Southern.)

RAMONES - Every Time I Eat Vegetables it Makes Me Think of You
Saints - Messin' With The Kid
Richard Hell and the Voidoids - Destiny Street

Public Image Limited - Poptones

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Rush - Red Barchetta

Artist spotlight - Mark Stewart:
Over thirty years of musicmaking and still going strong. Check his new album with a host of postpunk stars (and Lee Perry!!) here:

Mark Stewart - Vanity Kills (2012)
Mark Stewart and the Mafia - Liberty City (1982)
The Pop Group - Blood Money (1978)

The Specials - Do Nothing
Maximum Joy - Why Can't We Live Together?
A Certain Ratio - Sounds Like Something Dirty

Minutemen - The Punch Line
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Commotion
Ornette Coleman - Friends and Neighbours Part 1 and 2

Ex Orkest - Symfonie Voor Machines
Han Bennink - Solo (see the incredible videos here:
Roland Kirk - The Inflated Tear

Roxy Music - Re-make/Re-model
Ultravox - I Want to Be a Machine
Sparks - Propaganda / At Home, At Work, At Play

Material - Upriver
Gone - Insidious Detraction
Residents - Seasoned Greetings

From the "Marty Thau Presents 2x5 Compilation" (Red Star Recs, 1980)
Bloodless Pharoahs - Bloodless Pharoah
Comateens - Overseas
Student Teachers - What I Can't Feel
the Fleshtones - F-f-fascination

Saturday, March 24, 2012

the Who - Young Man Blues

Dead Boys - Sonic Reducer
Pere Ubu - Caligari's Mirror
the Pop Group - She is Beyond Good and Evil

Microdot - End Credits Roll
Ketamines - Kill Me Now
Famines - TWA Flight 553

Robert Wyatt - Born Again Cretin
Raincoats - You're a Million
Daniel Johnston - Sorry Entertainer

Fela Kuti and the Egypt 80 - You Give Me Shit, I Give You Shit

Ian Dury - If I Was With a Woman
Talking Heads - Houses in Motion
the Feelies - Everybody's Got Something to Hide (Except For Me and My Monkey)

Rhythm of Cruelty - Flatline
Forced Laugh - S.O.D.
Killing Joke - Unspeakable

Hawkwind - Brainstorm
Neu! - Hallo Excentrico!

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster

Black Flag - Armageddon Man

45 Grave - Phantoms
the Bags - Babylonian Gorgon
Geister - Transfixed

Tragic Mulatto - 900 Foot Jesus
Tumour Circus - Fireball
Nomeansno - No Rest For the Wicked

Marvin Gaye - What's Goin' On?
James Brown - Say it Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud (Part 1)
Venus Gang - Space Inferno
James Brown - Say it Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud (Part 2)

Stimulators - Loud Fast Rules!
Infamous Scientists - Television Control
Buzzcocks - Orgasm Addict

Husker Du - Bed of Nails
Die Kreuzen - Among the Ruins
Naked Raygun - Jazz Gone Bad

Geza X - I Hate Punks
Twisted Roots - Walking Upside Down
Nervous Gender - Alien Point of View

John Lennon - Cold Turkey
John Coltrane and Don Cherry - the Invisible

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Big Black - Bazooka Joe

See Pizzarrhea and Agaperaygunexperiment tonight at the Pawn Shop 10549 82 avenue (
Pizzarrhea - Accidents
Agaperaygunexperiment - Rainbows
Snakefinger's Vestal Virgins - Bless Me For I Have Sinned

the Last Poets - On the Subway
Gil Scott-Heron - The Revolution Will Not be Televised
the Voices of East Harlem - Right on Be Free

This week in our artist's spotlight Mark Perry (
Alternative TV - How Much Longer?
- Still Life
Mark Perry - At War

Soft Boys - Positive Vibrations
Undertones - Here Comes the Summer
XTC - Set Myself on Fire

Sex Pistols - God Save the Queen
the Stranglers - Duchess
Blondie - Heart of Glass
James White and the Blacks - Contort Yourself

Violent Femmes - I Hear the Rain
Meat Puppets - Mountain Line
Dinosaur Jr. - Poledo

Ut - I.D.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

T-Rex - Bang a Gong (Get it On)

Beefeater - Insurrection Chant
Happy Go Licky - 13 Months of Sunshine
Egg Hunt - We All Fall Down

Peyr - Zen
the Cure - At Night
Academy 23 - The Outsider

This week in the artist's spotlight, selected works of Nick Cave
Boys Next Door - the Voice (1979)
the Birthday Party - Happy Birthday (1980)
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Sad Waters (1986)

the Smiths -Reel Around the Fountain
Billy Bragg - Jeane
Ben Disaster - Perfect Resume

Free Judges - Number Memory Alpha
Hugh Cornwell - Please Don't Put me on a Slow Boat to Terowbridge
See Ben Disaster, Free Judges, Hugh Cornwell (the Stranglers), and Glen Matlock (the Sex Pistols) at New City Legion this Tuesday March 6. (

the Mandates - Photo in My Wallet
Topless Mongos - Hey My My
Radians - Iran

Black Flag - Machine
Dead Kennedys - Jock-o-Rama
No Problem - Enemies

Gang of Four - It's Her Factory
Mekons - Never Been in a Riot
Chumbawamba - Stagnation/Liberation

the Bummers - I Feel Weird

Saturday, February 25, 2012


A two hour special on outsider music! A large chunk of these brilliant oddball artist come to you off the great "Songs in the Key of Z" compilations. Check them out, it will be worth your while.

the Shaggs - Philosophy of the World

Wesley Willis - Rock N Roll McDonalds

Daniel Johnston - Walking the Cow

Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - The Dust Blows Forward and the Dust Blows Back / Hair Pie: Bake 2 / Flash Gordon's Ape

Jandek - They Told Me I Was a Fool

Congresswoman Malinda Jackson Parker - Cousin Mosquito #1 / Cousin Mosquito #2

the Legendary Stardust Cowboy - Standing in a Trash Can (Thinking About You)

B.J. Snowden - In Canada

Armand Shaubroeck Steals - Excerpts from "A Lot of People Would Like to See Armand Shaubroeck...DEAD"

Wildman Fischer - Success Will Not Make Me Happy

Unknown Song Poem - Virgin Child of the Universe

Luie Luie - A Touch of Light

Arcesia - Butterfly Mind

Rudimentary Peni - I'm a Dream

Shooby Taylor - Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing

GTO's - Miss Pamela and Miss Sparky discuss STUFFED BRAS and some of their early gym class experiences.

Mingering Mike - Darlene Come on Back

Dusty Roads Rowe - Oh Baby, Your Love's in Town

If you're still unclear on what outsider music is....

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Free Judges - the Bell
( New locals! Check these guys out if you know what's good for you! )

Neu! - Negativland
Negativland - You Don't Even Live Here
Can - Peking O

Refused is reforming to play Coachella, I'm not going, but boy were they good...
Refused - New Noise

Japan - The Art of Parties
Annie Anxiety - To Know Evil
Iggy Pop - Mass Production

Teledrome - Lazarus
( Newish Calgarians! Check them at, see them tonight at McKernan Hall 11341-78 avenue, gig starts at 9, only 10 dollars! )
Dishrags - I Don't Love You
Pointed Sticks - Perfect Youth

Culture - Two Sevens Clash
King Tubby - Battle Axe Dub
Peter Tosh - Stepping Razor

Slade - How D'You Ride
Eno - Needles in the Camel's Eye
David Bowie - Queen Bitch

the Evaporators - Busy Doing Nothing
the Smugglers - Rosie
the Tranzmitors - Glamour Girls

Rudimentary Peni - The Dead Loved
S-Haters - The Deepest of Reds
Part 1 - Black Mass

Saturday, February 11, 2012

the Ex - Apathy Disease

the Proletariat - Bread and Circus
Middle Class - Out of Vogue

Middle Class - Listen
the Proletariat - Indifference

Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - The Smithsonian Institute Blues (or the Big Dig)
Devo - Shrivel Up
Cabaret Voltaire - Do the Mussolini (Headkick)

Barrington Spence - the Message
the Clash - Bankrobber
Johnny Clarke and the Aggrovators - Rock with Me Baby

Band/Album spotlight "RAMONES" (1976) (one of the greatest albums of all time, of any genre, ever.)
Loudmouth / Havana Affair / Listen to My Heart

Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
Ian Dury and the Blockheads - Wake Up and Make Love to Me
Jimmy Castor Bunch - It's Just Begun

Modern Lovers - Old World
Peace - Common Trash
Mission of Burma - Academy Fight Song

Adolescents - Kids of the Black Hole
Misfits - Hollywood Babylon
Black Flag - Room 13

Dog Faced Hermans - Blessed are the Follies
Nomeansno - Sex Mad
Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot

The Revolutionaries - Freedom Dub

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Iggy and the Stooges - Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell

Spotlight: Live at CBGB's Compilation (1976)
Tuff Darts - All For the Love of Rock 'N' Roll
Sun - Romance
Stuart's Hammer - Everybody's Depraved
the Miamis - We Deliver
Lauging Dogs - I Need a Million
Mink DeVille - Change Comes
the Shirts - A.V.M.

Rhythm of Cruelty - the Past
Throwaways - Summer Song
Gary and the Quails - Tragic Case

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - A Star Over Pureland
Sleep Chamber - Submit to Desire
Zos Kia - Thank You

Harry Partch - U.S. Highball (A Musical Account of a Transcontinental Hobo Trip)

XTC - Complicated Game
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Skin

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Spinning Sides Live Live Live

Dear listeners,
This upcoming February, I'll be spinning some records live at New City.

February 11th for the Burt Reynolds Birthday Bash with fellow DJs Christian Stahl, Brandi Strauss, Owen Strasky and Mattie Mixtape, cover is five dollars.

See you Saturday.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

the Clash - Guns of Brixton

Patti Smith Group - Seven Ways of Going
the Velvet Underground - Venus in Furs
Public Image Limited - Theme

Hugh Cornwell and Glen Matlock! March 6 at New City!
If you don't go, you are a fool!
Stranglers - Nice and Sleazy
Sex Pistols - Johnny B Goode / Roadrunner

Crass - Excerpts from "Acts of Love", recently reissued on CD on the Southern Label (
Flux of Pink Indians - Excerpt from "The Fucking Cunts Treat us Like Pricks"

the Mob - I Wish
the Sears - Not Prepared
Subhumans - Cancer
Alternative - How Many Times Sold?
Thatcher on Acid - Stop/Start
Zounds - Loads of Noise

Trainspotters - High Rise
Skunks - Good From the Bad

Thomas Leer - Private Plane
Robert Rental - A.C.C.

Alice Coltrane - Battle at Armageddon
Albert Ayler - Holy Holy
John Coltrane - Resolution
voice: Allen Ginsberg - Howl

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Wire - Outdoor Miner

Heavy Chains - Crying Demons / Stoned Stripper
Flipper - Nothing
Minimal Man - Loneliness

Curtis Mayfield - (Don't Worry) If there is a Hell Below We're All Gonna Go
Temptations - Run Charlie Run
Junior Murvin - Tedious

Junior Murvin - Police and Thieves

Poison Girls - Under the Doctor
Essential Logic - Aerosol Burns
Aretha Franklin - Daydreaming

Bob Marley and the Wailers - So Much Trouble in the World
the Slits - So Tough
King Tubby - Young Generation Dub

Christ Appearing as Sun - Love Hour Series Volume One (Excerpt)
Premature Ejaculation - Death Cultures (Excerpt)
Throbbing Gristle - Heathen Earth (Excerpt)

the Clash - White Man in Hammersmith Palais
Blue Orchids - L0w Profile
the Animals - Don't Let me Be Misunderstood

Suicidal Cop - Toxic Avenger

the Fall - Lie Dream of a Casino Soul / U.S. 80s, 90s / Funnel of Love

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Minor Threat - Filler

Bad Brains - Sailin' On
Dag Nasty - Another Wrong
Gray Matter - Chutes and Ladders

Nightcrawlers - Little Black Egg
Kingsmen - Louie Louie
Electric Prunes - I Had too Much to Dream (Last Night)

Culture, Prince Mohommad - Zion Gate; Forty Leg Dread
Toots and the Maytals - Pressure Drop
Desmond Dekker - Israelites

Brazillian Money - Doing What I Want
Fist City - Debbie Get Yr Boa
Peace - Saturday Night

Sugarhill Gang - Hot Hot Summer Day
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick it?
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - the Message

Elvis Costello - Welcome to the Working Week / Hand in Hand / (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love and Understanding

Cravats - Terminus
Mothers of Invention - Who Are the Brain Police?
Arkansaw Man - Every Job

Pagans - Dead End America
Hugh Davies - Quintet
the Cramps - The Way I Walk

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Running Water

Charles Manson - Eyes of a Dreamer

Dazzling Killmen - Painless One
Rapeman - Monobrow
Zeni Geva - Disgraceland

Pere Ubu - Street Waves
Mirrors - Sweet Refrain
Styrenes - Pleasure Boating

Styrenes - Mr. Crab

Electric Eels - Now / You Crummy Fags
Deviants - You've Got to Hold On
? and the Mysterians - 96 Tears

Funkadelic - One Nation Under a Groove
Freddie Hubbard and Ilhan Mimaroglu - What a Good Time for a Kent State
Sly and the Family Stone - Stand!

Talking Heads - This Must be the Place (Naive Melody)
Television - Little Johnny Jewel
Richard Hell and the Voidoids - New Pleasure

Fear - Disconnected
No Trend - Reality Breakdown
Frightwig - I'll Talk to You and Smile

Flamin' Groovies - Werewolves in London
Teenage Head - Somethin' On My Mind

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Shamless Plugs

If you like my show, you should check out my other artistic endeavors:

Energetic Action - avant-garde punk

Industrial Realism - photoblog

See you Saturday!

Talking Heads - This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) from Stop Making Sense - 1984