Forget yer New Year’s resolutions, this here is a New Year’s REVOLUTION: Better Living Through Discarded Music!
Eppy-sode 31 of RadiOblivion has been hand-crafted to swing yer NYE shindigs into overdrive, turkeys. Burn this bad-boy onto a digital drink coaster to blast at the party, and amaze your friends with Wild Sounds and Rock ‘n’ Roll!
Added bonus: Michael Kaiser welcomes Criswell to prognosticate future events that will happen in the future… in… Continue
Added by Michael Kaiser on December 31, 2008 at 12:00pm —
Song Eleven: little esther - cherry wine – I included a great commercial here for Pietro’s Pizza. Mad Mike actually broadcasted from this place! Norton had the record release party at this location!
Song Twelve: Bob Calloway & The Spiro-hep-cats - Tick Tock –
Song Thirteen: ??? – This was the first song I put together for this comp. This particular song is available on two… Continue
Added by Kogar the swinging ape on December 31, 2008 at 10:31am —
This week Rocky and Deena took a short peek back to some of what we considered great in 2008 by spotlighting a few recent acquisitions. Here's how we closed
out the year:
The Hex Dispensers—Lose My Cool
The Hitmen—Shake Some Action
The Lords of Gravity—Forbidden Fruit
Graham Day & the Gaolers—Better Man
The Lolas--Ballerina Breakout
Los Dinamitas del Twist—Oye lo que te digo ["What'd I Say" en espanol.[
Added by Rocky T. F. Squirrel on December 31, 2008 at 10:17am —
I'm no elitist, I just give a fuck (or eight) about music.
And while it's easy to bitch for a straight month about the infiltration of assembled, overproduced mediocrity taking the place of music that deserves the attention and passion of human beings to listen, record and be heard, I will make this short.
I just got my Buckcherry popped, because I had no fucking clue these people were crawling around the earth until today. They are the reason for my own degrees of musical… Continue
Added by eddie on December 28, 2008 at 11:03pm —
Another 70-plus minutes of lowdown & dirty rock'n'roll, absolutely none
of it with a holiday theme. Listen for classics from bands like the Penetrators, the Gizmos, We the People, the Real Kids, the Milkshakes, Joe South, the 22.214.171.124's and more, plus requests for the New… Continue
Added by kopper on December 28, 2008 at 9:30am —
This week Rocky and Deena wanted to express our appreciation to our listeners with a swingin' seasonal Real Cool Yule special. Here's our list of wild
and crazy carols:
*The Fleshtones--Canadian Christmas
The Fleshtones--Super Rock Santa
Nathaniel Mayer--Mr. Santa Claus
The 5678s--Rock & Roll Santa
Whitman's Sampler ad
Clarence Carter--Backdoor Santa
*The Gruesomes--Santa Claus
*The Pointed Sticks--Power… Continue
Added by Rocky T. F. Squirrel on December 24, 2008 at 1:08pm —
Song Six: Mickey Hawks - Bip Bop Boom –
Song Seven: ??? – This song isn’t mentioned in the liner notes, but I got it at the WFMU record fair at the Norton table, and they had written on it that it was a Mad Mike Favorite. Great little ballad…
Song Eight: Avantis - Wax 'em Down – I think I mentioned before somewhere along the line about how you can hear the enthusiasm Mike had… Continue
Added by Kogar the swinging ape on December 24, 2008 at 11:00am —
Podcast Rock'n' Roll Rampage episode *84
Merry Christmas for all ye sinners 'n' sufferers
Take this Dirty Ride
(because of atechnical malfunction, there's no DJ comment)…
Added by Rock & Roll Rampage Radio Show on December 23, 2008 at 2:00pm —
Happy Holidays to you all and I hope we all get to know each other better next year! ;-)
Added by tigerbee on December 23, 2008 at 9:19am —
The great response to part 1 of the How To Ace Your Intervention episode of FSRR podcast got me thinking that it would be nice to get everyone in on the chance to be part of the action. And while you can't be invited to show up at the intervention to say your peace, we can use technology to offer the next best thing.
the Dan Electreau Intervention Line!!
Call 780 908 0957 and offer your intervention statement
to be… Continue
Added by Dan Electreau on December 22, 2008 at 12:00pm —
the journeymen_surfer's blues
the kicks_the kick
the fender IV_margaya
the dc 5_chaquita
pat & the californians_be billy
lani kai_hawaiian love thoughts
the jades_surfin' crow
kenny & the night riders_swamp rat
the magnetix_fiend of time
Added by Circus Leo on December 22, 2008 at 6:34am —
Well, here we are. This is part one of a 6 week series of songs mentioned in the liner notes of MAD MIKE MONSTERS from Norton Records.
I’d like to thank Howie Pyro of INTOXICA radio for some of the samples.
Also, please check out FOOL’S PARADISE on WFMU. Rex did a show on Mad Mike when the LP’s came out, and I took some Mad Mike bits from that show. It’s archived at the FOOL’S PARADISE website.
http://www.wfmu.org/FPWR/ (check the September shows)
Added by Kogar the swinging ape on December 18, 2008 at 9:16am —
This week Rocky and Deena were inspired by a savoury Spanish supper to feature a tasty mixture of rock and roll sounds associated with
la Musica de Espana:
*The Cynics--Nothin’ [Live in Madrid]
Sex Museum--Where I Belong
Wau y Los Arrrghs!—Nunca la Quise ["I Never Loved Her" en espanol]
Los Negativos--Ella Es Como Yo
Los Nuggets--Never Be Friends
Los Potros—Black Clouds
*Huevos Rancheros—Latin Ranch
Added by Rocky T. F. Squirrel on December 17, 2008 at 6:59pm —
"bigger than the beatles and the rolling stones!"
Back in the day, Pittsburgh record chain N.R.M., put out a series of LP's called MAD MIKE MOLDIES (check out the covers over at the Mad Mike Myspace page). These LP's are highly sought after collector items. They feature tracks hand picked by Mike himself. One of them featured GOO GOO MUCK by RONNIE COOK AND THE GAYLADS.
This is where Lux and Ivy first heard this song (and a few others) and the rest, as they say, is… Continue
Added by Kogar the swinging ape on December 17, 2008 at 1:26pm —
Podcast Rock'n' Roll Rampage episode*83
One hour of Sleazy Trashy Rock & Roll/Garage/ Punkrock/ 60's beat/ Ye Ye beat/ 60's girl garage/ Raw… Continue
Added by Rock & Roll Rampage Radio Show on December 17, 2008 at 4:07am —
"crazy 'bout them rekkids"
Mad Mike was famous for doing whatever it took to find a cool record. He drove all over the country, and even traveled the world (when he was in the service) to find cool tunes to play on his show and at the various dances in Pittsburgh.
There are some great tales in the liner notes to the Norton releases. I'm not going to spill all of them (you need to go buy em!), but one of them was a neat story about a Moonglows record he found at a… Continue
Added by Kogar the swinging ape on December 16, 2008 at 12:46pm —
From very early on, "cuts" or acetates played a big role in the Mad Mike mythos. Mike used to confound collectors and fans alike with seemingly impossibly rare records.
Of course some of them were rare, they were doctored (mad scientist'd?) by Mike himself!
Mike had a record lathe and he made his own cuts/acetates. Acetates were usually metal discs with a vinyl coating made with these giant record cutters. So Mike would make these cuts into 45… Continue
Added by Kogar the swinging ape on December 15, 2008 at 2:19pm —
I used to buy her Tease-o-rama & Strip-o-rama videos from Rhino when I was a teenager and get in them in the mail in brown paper before the days of internet shopping- I love her! A legend of a lady, R.I.P. Bettie
Added by Trixie Malicious on December 15, 2008 at 8:10am —
Well at 5 am this morning I awoke to the sound of an alarm - and when it was still going at 5:30 I knew I wasn't going to get back to sleep - so as usual when I wake early I get up and watch something.
This morning I finally I got to watch 'Ladies and Gentlemen...the Fabulous Stains.'
I've been on the hunt for it for a long long while and finally I tracked down a copy. Stuff like this is really hard to locate in the UK and I resigned myself a long time ago to having to… Continue
Added by nineacre on December 14, 2008 at 12:55pm —
"Records worth dying/killing for!"
Mad Mike had the kids in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas in such a frenzy that they had to find out the names of certain songs he played, or die trying!
The thing that frustrated so many was that he never mentioned the names of the songs he played, unless they had been "discovered" first. Otherwise, the only way you could hear a particular song, was to listen to his radio show, or go to his record hops. This ensured listeners on the… Continue
Added by Kogar the swinging ape on December 14, 2008 at 11:08am —