[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 #449
Fanatic! November is upon us! I hope you enjoyed our October programming. The view out my window is clouds and overcast skies against the modern skyline of Manila, Philippines. I’ve been here for a few days, walking around, checking things out, sweating.
Fanatic, I have to be honest. I have played the tracks of this show through at least three times because it was so enjoyable. Some of our bestest November tracks are here! I decided to put some of my favorites into this one. Wire’s “Midnight Bahnhof Café” is easily in my top five Wire songs. Sometimes I listen to it a couple of times. On early band tours in Germany, Chris Haskett and I used to hang out in the local train stations and people-watch. I got quite into it.
I hope you had a great October and got a lot listened to. I worked on Fanatic! Vol. 5 every single day. Vol. 5? What?! Vol. 4 is done. I’m editing that one now. Edit V4 by day, write V5 by night. I went big on October and ended up with almost 40,000 words. I know! No life.
Fanatic, it’s all right in front of you, 25 fantastic tracks. Next week’s show is already finished and it’s a great one.
Oh! Slim Gaillard’s son Mark wrote me yesterday, thanking us for playing his father’s amazing music. Maximum Vout!
It’s so not November around here.
Get to the vinyl and STAY FANATIC!!!
01. David Bowie – TVC 15 / Station to Station
02. Wire – Midnight Bahnhof Café / single
03. Einstürzende Neubauten – Kalte Sterne / single
04. Kraftwerk – Trans Europa Express / Trans Europa Express
05. Iggy Pop – Nightclubbing / The Idiot
06. Nico – No One Is There (alt version) / The Frozen Borderline
07. Nick Cave and Die Haut – Stow-a-Way / Burnin' the Ice
08. Can – One More Night / Ege Bamyasi
09. Spizz Oil – Cold Windy City / Labels Unlimited Comp LP
10. Metal Urbain – Ultra Violence / Anarchy in Paris!
01. David Lynch – I Know / Crazy Clown Time
02. Shocking Pinks – I Want U Back / Mathematical Warfare
03. Pere Ubu – Plan From Frag 9 / 20 Years in a Montana Missile Silo
04. Joy Division – Living in the Ice Age / Warsaw
05. The Conet Project – 'Strich' (English) [E11] / The Conet Project
06. The UK Subs – Ice Age / The Singles 1979-1982
07. Trouble Funk – Trouble Funk Express / 12″
08. Cluster – Für die Katz / Cluster II
09. Barney Wilen – Complainte du Chauffeur / Un Temoin Dans la Ville
10. Terry – Homage / Remember Terry
11. The Scorpions – Speedy's Coming / Gold
12. Cabaret Voltaire – Do the Mussolini (Headkick) / The Original Sound of Sheffield
13. Carambolage – Die Farbe War Mord / Carambolage
14. Alex Cameron – The Chihuahua / Forced Witness
15. Conrad Schnitzler – Elektroklang / Auf Dem Schwarzen Kanal EP
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