Fanatics! Summer Is Heating Up, and So Is the Great New Music
[Every Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m., Henry Rollins brings an exclusive mix of songs old and new to listeners at 89.9 FM, KCRW. Visit KCRW.com for more information and to stream his show online, or peruse the Radio Notes archives to see past playlists.]
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Fanatic! If you live in Los Angeles, you are simmering as I am. Around 1500 hrs., it is so hot outside, it’s almost funny. You almost have to give into it and just relegate yourself to being sealed in a light coating of your own body salts and look forward to another night of light sleep with dreams that are far more interesting than you have any use for. A cup of coffee at midnight and an hour later, you're playing tennis with Sun Ra.
We have the perfect soundtrack for you here. The evidence is below. When you see Eric Dolphy is on, you know we got something right.
Johnn Novello, Tom Scott, Chris Standring
TicketsTue., Sep. 19, 8:30pm
Chin Up Kid, Morning in May
TicketsWed., Sep. 20, 7:00pm
Orphaned Land, Pain, Voodoo Kung Fu
TicketsThu., Sep. 21, 7:00pm
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
TicketsThu., Sep. 21, 7:30pm
Salute to John Coltrane
TicketsThu., Sep. 21, 8:30pm
I have been hearing a lot of new music that is coming out soon. Do not miss the new Julie Ruin album, Hit Reset. It’s so great. Thee Oh Sees will rock you next month with A Weird Exits and Dinosaur Jr.’s Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not rolls out in August as well. It’s another great one. There will be a new Ausmuteants album out next month as well. I have not heard a note of it but I bet it will be great. New Lorelle Meets the Obsolete in September as well as Tim Presley’s new one called The Wink. Both of them are great and we will check them out.
By the time this show airs, I will be well into a flight to Germany. My sixth trip to Europe this year. I will be communicating with you from a few different countries over the next several months. Fear not, Fanatic, the tunes will be as good and the enthusiasm and dedication unwavering.
I will be on tour pretty much until mid-January. Los Angeles area types, I will be doing multiple nights at Largo in December. Tickets available now.
Next stop, the Wacken Festival. For overall wellness and feelings of fantasticosity, I suggest you listen to lots of music and STAY FANATIC!!!
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01. Thin Lizzy – Jailbreak / At the BBC
02. Generation X - Your Generation / Generation X
03. Male Gaze - Krav Maga / King Leer
04. GØGGS - Needle Trade Off / GØGGS
05. Living Eyes - Bad Example / Living Eyes
06. Ennio Morricone - Vamos a Matar Compañeros / Music for Cinema
07. Sun Ra - Where Is Tomorrow? / The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra
08. Metal Urbain - Tango Sudiste / Anarchy in Paris!
09. The Sunnyboys - Tomorrow Will Be Fine / New Kicks
10. Soccer Team - If You Were Here / Real Lessons in Cynicism
11. Wire - Culture Vultures / Peel Session
12. Flin Flon – Chicoutimi / Chicoutimi EP
13. Buzzcocks - Everybody's Happy Nowadays / Singles Going Steady
14. The UK Subs - She's Not There / The Singles 1978-1982
15. The Misfits - Cough/Cool / Box Set
16. David Bowie - Tired of My Life / Monsters to Ashes
17. Thee Oh Sees - Sticky Hulks / Live in San Francisco
01. Kikagaku Moyo – Dune / House in the Tall Grass
02. Uton - Maahan Ilmestyva? / Psychic Archives Vol. 05
03. Clarinette - Pointillistic Mauve / Haze
04. Roy Orbison - In Dreams / Greatest Hits
05. J. Mascis and The Fog - Leaving on a Jetplane / single
06. Jay Reatard - Oh It's Such a Shame / Blood Visions
07. The Fall – Garden / Perverted by Language
08. The Lurkers - I'm on Heat / Fulham Fallout
09. Lamppukello – Hautamajuri / Auringon Paisteessa Hämärtää ... Ja Hämärtäessä Aurinko Paistaa
10. Lush Worker – Hardship / Hardship
11. Spectres - Maybe You Shouldn’t Be Living Here / Hunger EP
12. The Five Keys - Out of Sight, Out of Mind / The Golden Age of American Rock ‘N’ Roll
13. Melvins - Hooch / Houdini
14. Eric Dolphy - Out to Lunch / Out to Lunch
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