KCRW Broadcast #151 for Saturday, February 11, 2012
Fanatics! Cold much? Scandinavia has all the cold you could ever want. I am sitting in the airport in Helsinki, Finland, waiting for a flight to Frankfurt. From there we will go to Linz, Austria. I will get in a car meeting us at the airport and report to a studio and do some voice over work -- some night off!
I am twenty-five shows into the tour. I think I can safely say that I am on the road at this point. Things have been going well night to night.
I can't tell you how glad I am that we are on the radio again, slingin' great tunes, one after another. Tomorrow night's line up is a bit of a tribute to Winter, not all the way but you will see quite a bit of cold references all throughout the show.
New Evens, new Soccer Team tracks tomorrow night, courtesy of the mighty Dischord label.
I am working on a lot of upcoming shows. I must warn you, Fanatic -- we are going to go way out there in 2012. Stratospheric, Avant, into some great new territory. This very well could be our best year yet. Whenever I am on tour with Road Manager Ward, school is in. He has been turning me onto to some seriously great music. When I get back to America in several days, I will have some great material lined up for us to check out in the weeks and months ahead.
For now, dig all this crazy music below and I hope you liked last week's Scandinavian excursion. Stay alive and STAY FANATIC!!! --Henry
Henry can be reached at: Henryontheradio@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter @henryrollins.
Read on for Henry's tracklisting.
01. Die Haut & Nick Cave - Dumb Europe / Burnin' The Ice
02. Vum - Echo Mountain / Night Sun
03. Blind Willie Johnson - Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground / Complete
04. The Evens - Warble Factor / 2-song Single
05. Pierced Arrows - In My Brain / Straight To The Heart
06. The Velvet Underground - I'll Be Your Mirror (mono) / VU & Nico
07. The Ruts - It Was Cold / The Crack
08. Minutemen - Anxious Mo-Fo / Double Nickels On The Dime
09. Spizz - Cold City / Where's Captain Kirk?
10. Barbecue Bob - Cold Wave Blues / Complete Recorded Works, Vol 2
11. Devo - Cold War / Freedom Of Choice
12. Soccer Team - World Series Apathy / 3 Song 7"
13. Kraftwerk - Radio Sterne / Radio-Aktivit
14. Joy Division - Transmission / Substance 1977-1980
15. Einstürzende Neubauten - Kalte Sterne / Kalte Sterne
16. The Prids - Back Up Slow / ...Until the World Is Beautiful
17. David Bowie - V-2 Schneider / Heroes
18. Fat Worm Of Error - Return Of The Thin White Dook / Ambivalence & The Beaker
19. Swans -Stay Here / Filth
20. Walter Wegmuller - Die Sonne / Tarot
21. Brian Eno & Jah Wobble - Marine Radio / Spinner
22. High On Fire - Holy Flames Of The Firespitter / Snakes For The Divine
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23. Heldon - Le Retour Des Soucoupes Volantes / Heldon IV: Interface
24. Comets On Fire - All I Need / Comets On Fire
25. Melt-Banana - Chain Keeper / Bambi's Dilemma
26. The Damned - The History Of The World (Pt. 1) (single vers.) / The Black Album