KCRW BROADCAST #137 for Saturday, October 22
Fanatics! This is one of my favorite rituals. In October, we listen to the Damned's Black Album. It's October, so it's time to do it again.
Thank you for all the letters about the last few shows featuring Damned albums. So glad you're digging i ... More >>
It's not that Club Nokia is an awful venue. It has its uses--an intimate Usher show, for example, or a Level 42 reunion (coming soon, for reals), or any act who has ever been on a Michael Mann soundtrack (Phil Collins with a surprise appearance by Ian Hammer would be a golden moment at Club Nokia).
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Butterface: UK Dairy Spokesperson (and PiL Frontman) John LydonPublic Image LTD (PiL), the post-punk art-rock project John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten) created as a much smarter but less catchy followup to the gamechanging Sex Pistols, will now begin its upcoming US tour not at Coachella, as had ... More >>