Musical Thingarium 07.25.19

Funtime fun! 1 Jonathan Richman - People Are Disgusting 2 The Delmonas - Dr Goldfoot and His Bikini Machine 3 Spider Nick and the Mad Dogs - Ca Plane Pour Moi (Punk Medley) 4 Shonen Knife - California Lemon Tree 5 Violent Femmes - Another Chorus 6 Barbara Howard - It’s Not Unusual 7 April [...]

Musical Thingarium 06.06.19

Booze, booze, booze 1 Bonzo Dog Band - Give Booze A Chance 2 Slim Gaillard - Baked Beans and a Bottle of Beer 3 Ernest Tubb - Pass the Booze 4 Louis Jordan - What’s the Use of Getting Sober? 5 The Inmates - Local Town Drunk 6 The Lucksmiths - Beer Nut 7 The [...]

Musical Thingarium 05.16.19

All 1991 show 1 The Cramps - Dames, Booze, Chains, and Boots 2 Sultans of Ping FC - Where’s Me Jumper? 3 Thee Headcoats - Something Went Wrong Again 4 Moe Tucker - Too Shy 5 Scamps - Play Man 6 Batmobile - S.P.O.C.K. 7 The Magnetic Fields - 100,000 Fireflies 8 They Might Be [...]

Musical Thingarium 02.21.19

Songs that are not at all in the spirit of Valentine's Day 1 Nick Lowe - People Change 2 They Might Be Giants - You Don’t Like Me 3 Komeda - Nonsense 4 Shakespears Sister - You’re History 5 The Just Joans - These Boots Are Made For Stalking 6 Kid Creole - But I [...]

Musical Thingarium 11.16.17

All 1989 show! 1Wobbly Jelly by Cud 2Garden of Earthly Delights by XTC 3Eardrum Buzz by Wire 4Hot Meat by The Sugarcubes 5Disappointed by Public Image Ltd 6Wise Up Sucker by Pop Will Eat Itself 7The Bartender’s Song by Mighty Mighty Bosstones 8Pas assez de toi by Mano Negra 9Club Mekon by Mekons 10Walking Talking Johnny Cash Blues by The Godfathers 11Rosemary by Bad Manners 12King of the Bayou by Joe Strummer 13Pads Paws and Claws by Elvis Costello 14Fat by Violent Femmes [...]

Musical Thingarium 07.06.17

All 1986 show 1 Roger Robot by Frank Sidebottom 2 Road Runner by Joan Jett 3 Can’t Leave Her Alone by The Godfathers 4 Blah Blah Blah by Iggy Pop 5 What Inside A Girl? by The Cramps 6 Rockin' With Rita (demo) by Ted Chippington & Fuzzbox 7 Shama Lama Bing Bang by Peter [...]

Musical Thingarium 03.21.17

All 1984 show 1 Anything by The Damned 2 This Town by Hey! Elastica 3 The Sun and the Rain by Madness 4 Rough Justice by Bananarama 5 You’re the Wish You Are I Had by XTC 6 P.O.E. by Adam Ant 7 My Kingdom by Echo and the Bunnymen 8 Holy Moly by Bunnydrums [...]

Bonus Radio: This But Not This 03.02.17

1 Hello by Ultravox 2 Dark Cloud by Modern English 3 Dead Weight by Wire 4 See The Lights by Simple Minds 5 Herbert by Madness 6 Constantinople by Echo and the Bunnymen 7 Lose The Reason by The Primitives 8 Let’s Go Supernova by Fuzzbox 9 Sunny by Squeeze 10 Traveling Solves Everything by [...]

Bonus Radio: This But Not This 08.02.16

1 Land Of Confusion by Katzenjammer 2 I Could Be Anything by Violent Femmes 3 Happiness Is a Revolving Door by The Candle Thieves 4 Twice The Luck by The Corner Laughers 5 Smell of an Artist by Cats on Fire 6 Fener by Beirut 7 Night and Day by Pearl Charles 8 Johnny Cash's [...]

Actual Concerts I Saw and What Little I Remember About Them

The DBs, The Ritz, NYC, 1983 One of my college roommates tried to commit suicide afterwards, so we had to take him to the emergency room. Billy Idol, Beacon Theater, NYC 1984 The family that sat in the front row, all decked out in country and western attire — dad, mom, and a daughter and [...]