KCRW BROADCAST #118 for Saturday, June 11.
Fanatics! It is 1600 hrs. PST. I am in Los Angeles, in the back of a taxi, speeding back to the office. I am in the third day of next to no sleep. I don't know what is keeping me up. I got a few hours in the early part of last Thursday but that's about it.
I went from India to the Bonaroo Festival where I was onstage last night. I met Cheech Marin and Louis Black there, they were very cool. The show was good, the audience was great.
As you can see, there' a chronological walk through the music of Dax Riggs. Very cool. As well, in the last third of the first hour, we pay tribute to the great producer, Martin Rushent, who sadly passed away recently. So, he being the producer of some records we really like on this show, we will do an all Martin set.
I have not managed to sleep too much and my body is now paying me back and reminding me that I am not twenty any longer. I got up before dawn, finished the show and listened down to it. I think we have a good one and I hope you agree. Damn sad about Mr. Rushent.
Last night, I dragged my weary carcass to the Echo and saw Dax Riggs play. Some of you were at the show, great to talk to you. WHAT A SHOW. I mean WOW. Dax was so amazing. The version of “Heartbreak Hotel” was incredible. Great song selections, great playing and singing. Good attendance, glad people showed up. I would be back there tonight but Dax and band are on a little earlier and I will be with you on the air. If you ever get the chance to see him play, do it!
Ok, below is all that cool track info. More Oh Sees, more Boris. Lots of Dax, Martin Rushent salute. We have a show! All you need to do is tune in 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. Cramps – Garbage Man / Song the Lord Taught Us
02. Acid Bath – Tranquilized / When the Kite String Pops
03. Ketty Lester – River Of Salt / Love Letters
04. The Damned – Neat Neat Neat (Peel Session 11-30-76) / The Stiff Years
05. The Rondelles – Magazine / Fiction Romance Fast Machines
06. The Misfits – Vampira / 12 Hits From Hell
07. Japandroids Lovers/Stangers / No Singles
08. Agents Of Oblivion – Slave Riot / Agents Of Oblivion
09. Young Marble Gaints – Final Day / Singles And Salad Days
10. Thee Oh Sees – Corrupted Coffin / Castlemania
11. Ennio Morricone – Per Un Pugno Di Dollari: Titoli / Complete Edition – Music For Cinema
12. Holland – Beep, Kiss / Coughing Up Stars
13. Generation X – This Heat / b-side Fridays Angels single
14. Generation X – Trying For Kicks / b-side Fridays Angels single
15. Stranglers – (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) / Rattus Norvegicus
16. The Buzzcocks – Autonomy – Another Music In A Different Kitchen
17. 999 – Feelin' Alright with the Crew / Separates
18. György Ligeti – Chamb.Cn/4: Presto / Kammerkonzert
19. Deadboy And The Elephantmen – Stop, I'm Already Dead / Wed Are Night Sky
20. Franco Et OK Jazz – Bolingo Ya Bouge / Congo: Rumba on the River
21. The Blood Brothers – Vital Beach / Young Machetes
22. Einstürzende Neubauten – Neun Arme / Drawings of Outpatient O.T.
23. Mistakes – I Got Fired / Tip Top Records
24. Dax Riggs – Forgot I Was Alive / We Sing Of Only Blood Or Love
25. Dara Puspita – Pip Pip Yeah / 1966-1968
26. Boris – Hope / Attention Please
27. Birthday Party – Six Inch Gold Blade / 7-01-82 Bremen Germany
28. Discharge – Massacre Of Innocence / Protest And Survive
29. Kawaw Siang Thong – Kai Tom Yum / The Sound Of Siam
30. Dax Riggs – Sleeping With The Witch / Say Good Night To The World
31. The Horrors – Three Decades / Primary Colours
32. Bark Bark Bark I'm Needy / Haunts
33. Bratmobile – What's Wrong With You / Girls Get Busy