Fanatics! The Show Must Go On, Even When I'm Off the Grid

Fanatics! The Show Must Go On, Even When I'm Off the Grid
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[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.]

RADIO BROADCAST #298
12–14–14

Fanatic! Thanks for checking out these notes. It’s yet another night of cool tunes, or at least ones Engineer X and I hope you like. Our December shows were put together in advance as I am out of the country for most of the month.

Where I am going to be, where I will be on the night of this broadcast might not be good to go for Internet. I think I might very well be off the grid for several days at a time.

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I hope that you’re digging the music we are putting across for you. When I climb out of this trip and if I make it back to Los Angeles, I will start working on our January shows.

Interesting to program cold weather sets of music. For me, it’s the most challenging time of the year to gather songs for you. I know where I usually go listening-wise, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to be dragged into that maelstrom. Well, maybe a little. I’ll figure it out.

I have no idea what awaits me. I hope to have access to some music stores or music outlets of some kind. I will do my best to bring back some cool sounds and get them onto the show for you.

Thank you for listening to the show. We are almost at the end of another year. We have somehow survived over five years at KCRW and not been canned yet!

Dig the tunes and STAY FANATIC!!! 
— Henry

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  Hour 1
01. Thor - Let the Blood Run Red / Only the Strong
02. Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs – Stay / Golden Age Of American Rock 'N' Roll - Vol. 2
03. John Coltrane – Offering / Offering: Live At Temple University
04. Cigarette - Well Round / Gush
05. Kindest Lines - Record Party / Covered in Dust
06. Ulaan Markhor - Last Leaf of the Season / Spiral Horns, Black Onions, et al.
07. Ex Hex – Everywhere / Rips
08. Los Nivram – Sombras / Algo Salvaje
09. Tornados – Telstar / single
10. Floor - Who Are You / Dove
11. J. Mascis And The Fog - Leaving On A Jetplane / single
12. Fugazi - Bad Mouth / First Demo
13. Buzzkunst - Can You See Me Shining? / Buzzkunst
14. Sinn Sisamouth - Prous Teh Oun (Because Of You) / Groove Club Vol. 3

Hour 2
01. Derwood Andrews - Kill (edit) / Tone Poet II
02. The Ruts – Backbiter / The Crack 3:02
03. Joy Division – Transmission / France 1979
04. Julee Cruise - The Swan / Floating Into the Night
05. Can - Vitamin C / Ege Bamyasi
06. Crushed Butler - Factory Grime / Uncrushed
07. Dee Dee King - German Kid / Standing in the Spotlight
08. Meatbodies – Tremmors / Meatbodies
09. The Minutemen – Ruins / The Punch Line
10. Iggy Pop - Livin' on the Edge of the Night / single
11. David Bowie - The Man Who Sold The World / The Man Who Sold The World
12. Useless Eaters - Sitting On The Fault Line / Bleeding Moon
13. Lasse Marhaug and Runhild Gammelsaeter – Ungilded / ???


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