KCRW BROADCAST #124 for Saturday, July 23.
Fanatics! Another week, another great show lined up for you! I am listening down to the songs at this moment and it's going to be an excellent night of jams.
I wanted to make a show that rocked out but had some quiet dynamics. I am really liking this album by Procedure Club called Doomed Forever. I have been playing it all week and so I thought it would be good to bring in a track to play for you. We have not checked in with the Eddy Current Suppression Ring in a long time, so I figured we had better take care of that. A nice Zappa / Beefheart combination happens soon afterwards.
If you check tracks 13 and 14, you will see that we have a little call and response going on with the song titles. Wait until you hear this great acapella track by the Volumes, might be my favorite track from the entire night. It's great to play Jeremy's remix of "I Put A Spell On You." I am usually not all that interested in remixes but this one is really cool.
Also, we are putting a new Horrors track into the mix tonight. As far as I know, promos of their new album, Skying, have not been sent out yet. At least nothing has been sent to me. The track we're playing tonight is the one that has been making the rounds on other people's shows at the station, so I reckon it's ok to play it. I have played the album a few times through now and it has not grown on me as of yet. I am keeping an open mind.
This is a great night of hot weather music. My place is a brick oven in the afternoon and it doesn't cool off all that much at night. Hopefully this show will provide some distraction from the heat.
I thought the below might be of interest.
New Book Dept.: Simon Reynolds, the great music writer has released a new book called Retromania. I am a good way into it and just like his other books, Retromania is a well considered and worthwhile read. You never know, he may just show up and substitute for me one of these nights. Here's an SR interview.
I hope you are able to tune and hang out with us from 6 to 8 pm at 89.9 KCRW. Stay cool 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. Amen - I Don't Sleep / Amen
02. Frankie Ford - Sea Cruise / The Golden Age Of American Rock 'n' Roll
03. Die Cheerleader - Pigskin Parade / Son Of Filth
04. Procedure Club - Feel Sorry For Me / Doomed Forever
05. Eddy Current Suppression Ring - It's All Square / Eddy Current Suppression Ring
06. Minutemen - Straight Jacket / The Punch Line
07. Frank Zappa - Mother People / We're Only In It For The Money (From LP)
08. Captain Beefheart - The Host The Ghost The Most Holy-O / Ice Cream For Crow
09. Alan Vega - Jajeemba / 2007
10. Mississippi Fred McDowell - Pea Vine Special / Heritage Of The Blues
11. The Birthday Party - Loose / Peel Sessions
12. The Jesus & Mary Chain - Happy Place / The Power Of Negative Thinking: B-Sides
13. The Volumes - You Put A Spell On Me (acappella) / Chex Records
14. Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell on You (Jeremy Sole's Zombie Stomp Remix)
15. The Prosaics - Failure / Aghast Agape EP
16. Wesley Willis - Eazy-E / Greatest Hits Vol. 1
17. Black Tambourine - Drown / Complete Recordings
18. The Melvins - Grinding Process / 26 Songs
19. The Damned - Love Song (Ed Hollis Version) / Machine Gun Etiquette)
20. Fugazi - Full Disclosure / The Argument
21. Wire - Map Ref. 41ºn 93ºw / 154
22. Butch Willis & The Rocks - The TV's From Outer Space / Repeats
23. Nina Simone - Nobody's Fault But Mine / The Soul Of Nina Simone
24. UK Subs - I Live In A Car / Another Kind Of Blues
25. The Horrors - Endless Blue / Skying
26. Kraftwerk - Das Modell / Die Mensch Maschine
27. Joy Division - Wilderness / Unknown Pleasures
28. Negative Trend - How Ya Feelin' / Negative Trend EP
29. Roky Erickson - If You Have Ghosts / Gremlins Have Pictures
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30. Electric Wizard - Vinium Sabbathi / Dopethrone
31. The Warmers - Walking Solves It / The Warmers
32. Soccer Team - Traffic Patterns / Soccer Team
33. Ruts - Demolition Dancing / Peel Sessions