Showing posts from May, 2020

Playlist for 5.29.20: I Love My Label - Spotlight on Memphis

This week's show took a dip into the world of Memphis independent record labels, including Black & Wyatt, Goner, Hi, Sun, Stax, Madjack, Goldwax and others. On the music writing front this week, I did a review of the new Bloodshot Bill album and a Q&A with Scott Sugiuchi of Hidden Volume Records! Check out Quixotronic next week for interviews with the Fox Sisters and Tyler Keith.

Ramma Lamma "Zero Hour theme" from Zero Hour theme on Self
King Lee & Quintron "Tire Shop" from Tire Shop - Single on Goner
Carl Perkins "Dixie Fried" from Original Sun Greatest Hits on Rhino
James and the Ultrasounds "Party Dracula" from Bad to Be Here on MADJACK Records
Booker T & The MG's "Mo' Onions" on Stax

Roy Head "Crawlin' Kingsnake" from Dismal Prisoner on TMI
The Hot Dogs "I Walk the Line" from Thank You Friends: The Ardent Records Story on Big Beat
The Roller Coasters "Wild Twist" from Wild Twist

Playlist for 5.22.20: I Love My Label: Hidden Volume Records

Hello - super hits from Hidden Volume can be found right here, including songs from The Stents, Teen Cobra, the Insomniacs and Whiskey Daredevils! Next week, I'll feature the independent labels of Memphis - don't miss it!

Ramma Lamma "Zero Hour theme" from Zero Hour theme on Self
The Stents "J.P.F." from Meet Mike Hate - Single on Hidden Volume
The Blind Owls "Make Up Your Mind" from Make Up Your Mind on Hidden Volume
The Routes "Meant to Be" from Instant Banquet on Hidden Volume

Whiskey Daredevils "Don't Talk to Connie" from Don't Talk to Connie/Please Stop Hitting Connie on Hidden Volume
The Reverberations "Lost in Tyme" from Lost in Tyme on Hidden Volume/KOTJ
Satan's Pilgrims "Taco Truck" from Taco Truck - Single on Hidden Volume / Double Crown
The Othermen "Back from the Gravy" from 7&7 is No. 3 on Hidden Volume
Teen Cobra "Stranger Danger" from Social Piranha - EP on Hidden Vo…

Playlist for 5.15.20: I Love My Label - Saustex Records

Hey, hey. Check out this week's salute to Saustex Records, featuring Hickoids, the Service Industry, Churchwood, Imperial Wax, A Pony Named Olga, T. Tex Edwards and many more! 12:30 start. Thanks to everyone who contributed as part of the station's virtual drive. Finally, my review of Tyler Keith's excellent new album, The Last Drag, is up at Big Takeover.

Ramma Lamma "Zero Hour theme" from Zero Hour theme on Self
Hickoids "Fruit Fly" from Hairy Chafin' Ape Suit on Saustex Media
The Hares "Wreck Dat Party Dress" from Smoking in Bed on Saustex Media
The Service Industry "This Town Makes My Skin Crawl" from Entry Level Positions: a Beginner's Guide to the Service Industry on Saustex

El Pathos "Sundown" from Hate & Love on Saustex
A Pony Named Olga "We Had Some Fun" from The Land of Milk and Pony on Saustex Media
The Tombstones "Jailhouse Tattoo" from Twang From the Grave on Saustex Media

The Haskels &q…

Playlist for 5.8.20: The Song I Sing

Back in action this week with new music from the Fox Sisters (Dive), Kid Congo Powers (Self-Released), Iron City Houserockers (Cleveland International), the Breakup Society (Self-Released), the Lunar Laugh (Self-Released), the New Duncan Imperials (Pravda), James Godwin (Self-Released), Brad Marino (Rum Bar) and the Dahlmanns (Beluga)! Check it out. My review of the Folc Record's Hipbone Slim and His Crown Toppers album is up at!

Ramma Lamma "Zero Hour theme" from Zero Hour theme
Iron City Houserockers "We're Not Dead Yet" from Have a Good Time but... Get out Alive on Cleveland International Records, LLC
Blondie "Bang a Gong (Get it On)" from Parallel Lines (Deluxe Collector's Edition) on Universal
Hoodoo Gurus "Answered Prayers" from Answered Prayers - Single on Big Time Phonograph Recording Co.
Les Lutins "Pretty girl" from Laissez-nous vivre on Disques Mérite

The Fox Sisters "The Song I Sing" from Bus…

Playlist for 5.1.20: Can't Look Cool

Hey, hey, here's another new Zero Hour! New releases from Turnstyles (Black & Wyatt), 999 (Cleopatra), Lovesores (Self), Drugs Dragons, Phylums, Midwest Beat, Space Raft, Trusty Knife (all Dusty Medical), Primitive Broadcast Service (Self), XPosed 4heads (Self), the Courettes (Damaged Goods), Wyldlife (Wicked Cool), Bloodshot Bill (Goner), and the Coopers (Chunk Archives).

Ramma Lamma "Zero Hour theme" from Zero Hour theme on Self
X Ray Cat Trio "Demiurge" from Love, Blood & Monsters on Buzzards Claw Records
Spanking Charlene "Too Broke to Go Out" from Find Me Out on Slacker Music
Leathers "Bad News" from Class Action - EP on Kmrecords
Blackbird "Blue Hair" from Chip & Tony Kinman: Sounds Like Music on Omnivore Recordings

Turnstyles "Can't Look Cool" from Cut You Off on Black & Wyatt
The Dictators "I Got You Babe" from Go Girl Crazy! on Epic
999 "Crazy Tuesday World" from Bish! Bash! Bosh!