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KCRW Broadcast #145 for Saturday, December 17, 2011

Fanatics! I am well into the short tour with Dinosaur Jr. The band have been playing excellently and the audiences have been into it! I sit on J's side of the stage, usually on the floor, next the bottom right cabinet of stack #3 and get totally destroyed. We have a few more shows to go and then it's all over for the year.

It also ends up that this is the last show for the year for us on KCRW, as the next two Saturdays will fall on holidays and the station will be on Eclectic 24 mode. How conventional. I know, I am pissed, too. I have so many great Christmas albums I wanted to flex. The Bootsy and Billy Idol ones are the best. Some of you Fanatics may remember that in lieu of being on the radio, I did my own show here at the office for free download. Hmmm . . . .

If you notice — and I am sure you have — there is a lot of Dinosaur Jr. in our show tonight. Since I am in the Dino mode, so too shall you! I hope you don't mind.

Also, I hope you don't mind a double dose of the Beach Boys track “Heroes And Villains.” I have been listening to it a lot lately and wanted to put it on the show again, two times in two weeks. We will get to different tracks from SMiLE next year for sure.

Next year?! I guess that's the case. It will be next year when we are all together again. Let's see, any 2012 resolutions? None that I can think of. I can tell you this much: I have a lot of new jams that I have gotten over the last several months, you know me, I am always looking around, so we will get into all kinds of stuff, new and old in 2012. Other than that, we will hopefully be allowed to carry on as we have been over the last several years now as Engineer X and I creep ever closer to ten years working together. So many years of roasting but we're still rare on the inside!

Jams, Fanatics, tonight, we got 'em. Between all the Dinosaur Jr.-ness of things you will see many of our favorites as well as some of our less frequent visitors and also some interesting firsts. I think it all goes together rather well. I have listened to all the songs in sequence a few times and I think we are ready to present our case to you.

I think you are going to dig this one.

Stay warm and STAY FANATIC!!! –Henry

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Read on for Henry's tracklisting.

01. Dinosaur Jr – Budge / Bug

02. The Brims – Anti Gandja / Those Shocking, Shaking Days: Indonesia Hard, Psychedelic, Progressive Rock And Funk 1970-1978

03. These Are Powers – Life Of Birds / All Aboard Future

04. Lale & Nerkis Hanoum – Idim Yarim Bachesine / To What Strange Place

05. Alan Vega – Video Babe / Saturn Strip

06. Dinosaur Jr – Little Fury Things / You're Living All Over Me

07. Dizu Plaatjes – Outalo Ntsintsi / Ibuyambo

08. Butch Willis & the Rocks – Kitty Cat / Repeats

09. Sonny Boy Williamson – Black Panther Blues / Complete Recorded Works Vol. 4

10. Melt-Banana – Minus-Minus-To One / 13 Hedgehogs (MxBx Singles 1994-1999)

11. Gladys Knight & the Pips – Queen of Tears / Letter Full of Tears

12. Dinosaur Jr – Been There All The Time / Beyond

13. Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Insufficient Funds / Eddy Current Suppression Ring

14. Early Man – Six Mothers of the War God / Death Potion

15. Dome – Say Again / Dome

16. Dinosaur Jr – The Wagon / Green Mind

17. Magazine – Talk To The Body / Secondhand Daylight

18. Orange Goblin – Hot Magic, Red Planet / The Big Black

19. Digital Dinosaurs – Dinosaurs And Giants (Too Many Tigers) / Extinction : 1979-82

20. Dinosaur Jr – Over It / Farm

21. Black Tambourine – We Can't Be Friends (Lost Inner Ear Mix) / cassette

22. Franco Et OK Jazz – Alphonso / African Pearls 1: Congo – Rumba on the River

23. The Advantage – Guardian Legend – Corridor 1 / Elf Titled

24. Alvarius B – Mussolini's Exit / Baroque Primitiva

25. Sputniks – Hey Maryann / Class Records

26. Dinosaur Jr – Repulsion / Dinosaur Jr.

27. The Beach Boys – Heroes And Villains / SMiLE Sessions

28. Aztex – I Said Move / Back From The Grave Part 2

29. Langen Praja Langendriyan – Menakjingga Suspects The Presence Of An Invader / Music Of Mangkunegaran Solo II

30. Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds – Hitchhiking / Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds

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