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    • April 20, 2019 1:50 PM CDT
    • Playlist 04-20-19

      Dictators - Faster & Louder
      Stimulators - Loud Fast Rules
      D Generation - Degenerated
      Circle Jerks - Parade of the Horribles
      Los Pepes - Action
      Suck - #You'redead
      Djävulen Möblerar Om - Fem dagar kvar
      Beserkerz - River Deep Action High
      Dick Dastardly's - All My Friends
      Les Lullies - You're Doing Wrong
      Nave Nodriza - Muérete
      Priorities - Weekend Warriors You Say?
      Galileo 7 - Too Late
      Cayman Kings - Mercy Kill
      Lyres - How Do You Know
      Les Breastfeeders - Ma Mort D'Avant Ma Mort
      Real Kids - All Kinds of Girls
      Radio Birdman - What Gives
      Stooges - TV Eye
      Mudhoney - Revolution
      Wipes - In The Park
      Lane - Stand
      Sons & Daughters - Rebel With the Ghost
      Flesh Eaters - She's Like Heroin To Me
      Mad Daddys - Stoned For The Rest of My Life
      Cassette Apes - Wind Your Neck In
      Chuck Norris Experiment - The Truth (Sticking To My Guns)
      Manager - Lower Companion
      Slow Faction - Haters Hate
      Beggar Belief - Burn It All Down
      Tio Rico - Unfledged
      Hospital Food - Burning City
      Richard and the Young Lions - Open Up Your Door
      Mal Thursday Quintet - The Other Side of This Life
      Tiger Bomb - Here He Comes
      Wild Zeros - She Knows
      Black Mambas - Up All Night
      Yeah You Rights - I Gotta Right
      Mono Men - Your Eyes
      Johnny Thunders - Leave Me Alone
      Godfathers - Gone To Texas

       

    • April 20, 2019 8:34 AM CDT
    • To get your fix of songs that are loud and fast, listen to the Jeff of the Future Radio Show. The fun runs from Noon-2:00PM on Saturday April 20th. Tune your radio dial to 89.7 WITR-FM in Rochester, NY or stream it live from the link at http://witr.rit.edu.

    • April 6, 2019 2:07 PM CDT
    • Playlist 04-06-19

      Richard and the Young Lions - Action Woman
      Bob Mould - Send Me A Postcard
      Palmyra Delran - Come Spy With Me
      Tiger Bomb - One Thing's For Sure
      Nave Nodriza - Destruyete
      Djävulen Möblerar Om - Against All That You Are For
      Swipes - Watergate Scandal
      Les Lullies - What You're Doing
      Wipes - In Your Mind
      Lane - Free Man
      Trophy Jump - Comfort Zone
      Cassette Apes - Wind Your Neck In
      Flash House - Die Alone
      Slack Alices - LeBomb
      Scaners - No Place In Space
      Hospital Food - You're Not PC
      Beggar Belief - Next Stop Outta Here
      Suck - Flip Cup
      No More Idols - Dalje
      Priorities - For My Mates
      Innocent - Nothing At All
      Wild Zeros - Teenage Lifestyle
      S.F.B. - Dying Breed
      Sybil - I Wanna Forget You (Just The Way You Are)
      Galileo 7 - Too Late
      Embrooks - Going But Not Gone
      Cayman Kings - I Wish I Had More Time
      Mal Thursday Quintet - Don't Want You Either
      Screaming Dead - Pretty-Mess
      Healthy Junkies - This Is Not A Suicide
      SLRB - Cheap
      Tio Rico - Unfledged
      Flesh Eaters - The Wedding Dice
      1.4.5. - Your Own World
      Va Va Voodoos - The Crusher
      Yeah You Rights - Unvulgar
      Vista Blue - My Bat, My Glove and You
      Godfathers - Gone To Texas

    • April 6, 2019 7:14 AM CDT
    • The Jeff of the Future Radio Show will be on the air and the web on Saturday April 6th from Noon-2:00PM EST. There will be loads of new punk and garage tunes for your listening pleasure. Tune your radio dial to 89.7 WITR-FM in Rochester, NY or stream it live from the link at http://witr.rit.edu.

    • March 23, 2019 1:43 PM CDT
    • Playlist 03-23-19

      Beggar Belief - All of Our Known Devices
      Lane - Winnipeg
      Wipes - Why'd You Run
      Healthy Junkies - This Is Not A Suicide
      Suck - The Catfish
      1.4.5. - Can't Stop Movin'
      Wild Zeros - Nobody Can Tell Us
      Overjoyed - Broken Trampoline
      No More Idols - Godine
      Glue Ear - Hoax
      Slack Alices - Tasteful
      Screaming Dead - Pretty-Mess
      Hospital Food - Burning City
      Auto De-Fe - The Power Behind The Throne
      Swaktang - Your Leave
      Rollin Machine - Dirty Rock N Rolla
      Atomic Zeros - Smell of Napalm
      Trousers - Done For Good
      Stone Tape Theory - The Cracks
      Trophy Jump - Comfort Zone
      SLRB - Get Out of My Way
      Yeah You Rights - How 'Bout Now
      Va Va Voodoos - The Crusher
      Flesh Eaters - Cinderella
      Sybil - I Wanna Forget You (Just The Way You Are)
      Dick Dale - Miserlou
      Cayman Kings - Gore & Glory
      Uffe Lorenzen - Alting Er Et
      Tiger Bomb - Why Can't You Be Mine
      Mal Thursday Quintet - The Other Side of This Life
      Bob Mould - What Do You Want Me To Do
      Brad Marino - Broken Record
      Peter118 - Waiting
      Gentleman Jesse & His Men - Bryan
      Embrooks - I'm Coming Home
      Parsnip - Winter
      Woggles - Please Leave Me My Mind
      Squires of the Subterrain - Tequila And Gin
      Godfathers - Gone To Texas

    • March 23, 2019 8:22 AM CDT
    • A boatload of new punk and garage tunes will be played on The Jeff of the Future Radio Show on Saturday March 23rd from Noon-2:00PM EST. Tune your radio dial to 89.7 WITR-FM or Rochester, NY or stream it live from the link at http://witr.rit.edu.

    • March 9, 2019 1:42 PM CST
    • Playlist 03-09-19

      1.4.5. - Let's Groove
      Trousers - You Got Me Rollin'
      Stone Tape Theory - The Cracks
      Wild Zeros - Vampire Girl
      Suck - The Death Machine
      Trophy Jump - Comfort Zone
      Overjoyed - Broken Trampoline
      Glue Ear - Hoax
      Wipes - Way Too Slow
      Bob Mould - Western Sunset
      Peter118 - Waiting
      Brad Marino - Broken Record
      Healthy Junkies - This Is Not A Suicide
      Swaktang - Your Leave
      Screaming Dead - Resurrection
      Auto-De-Fe - Walk Away
      Nathan Seaton - Small Man In A Big World
      Uffe Lorenzen - Alting Er Et
      Flesh Eaters - Black Temptation
      Electric Mess - Girl With The Exploding Dress
      Harmonica Lewinski - Ghost Ride
      Parsnip - Winter
      Tiger Bomb - Scared of Heights
      Rollin Machine - No Invite
      40 Shillings on the Drum - Mean Streets (Born In The Same Gutter)
      SLRB - Camden
      Slack Alices - House of Windsor
      Cayman Kings - Mercy Kill
      Woggles - Paisley In Paradise
      Mal Thursday Quintet - Don't Want You Either
      Embrooks - You Can If You Want
      Atomic Zeros - I'm Not Cool
      No More Idols - Nepotreban
      Sybil - I Wanna Forget You (Just The Way You Are)
      Buzzcocks - Harmony In My Head
      Shattered Faith - Right Is Right
      Godfathers - Gone To Texas

    • March 9, 2019 8:20 AM CST
    • The Jeff of the Future Show will be on the air and the web on Saturday March 9th from Noon-2:00PM EST. There will be loads of new punk and garage tunes from around the world. Tune your radio dial to 89.7 WITR-FM in Rochester, NY or stream it live from the link at http://witr.rit.edu.

    • February 23, 2019 1:54 PM CST
    • Playlist 02-23-19

      Minutemen - Corona
      Bomboras - Take A Chance
      Sweet - Ballroom Blitz
      Birthday Party - Mutiny In Heaven
      Wipes - In Your Mind
      Embrooks - Going Not Gone
      Mal Thursday Quintet - The Other Side of This Life
      Tiger Bomb - Can't Stop
      Flesh Eaters - She's Like Heroin To Me
      Bob Mould - I Fought
      No More Idols - Dalje
      Stone Tape Theory - The Cracks
      Rollin Machine - No Invite
      Auto-DE-FE - Land of Hope & Glory
      Slack Alices - LeBomb
      Secret Living Room Band - Cheap
      S.F.B. - Storm A Brewin'
      Wild Zeros - Teenage Lifestyle
      Screaming Dead - Pretty Mess
      Trousers - Spinning the Wheel
      Cayman Kings - Pink & Blue
      Woggles - Please Leave My Mind
      Harmonica Lewinski - Gringo Grind
      Dead Moon - Dead Moon Night
      Parsnip - Winter
      Jon Davies - You Know Who You Are
      Delevators - Split Milk
      Dirty Tales - Blackout Drinking
      40 Shillings on the Drum - Mean Streets (Born In The Same Gutter)
      Peter118 - Waiting
      Swaktang - Yeah Right
      Sue - Gotta Gotta Gotta
      Mighty Ions - Pedro Morales
      Steel Chains - Grey Area
      Atomic Zeros - Smelll of Napalm
      Les Thugs - Birthday (Why Didn't You Come For My)

    • February 23, 2019 8:18 AM CST
    • The Jeff of the Future Radio Show will be on the air and the web on Saturday February 23rd from Noon-2:00PM EST. There will be LOADS of new punk and garage tunes. Tune your dial to 89.7 WITR-FM in Rochester, NY or stream it live from the link at http://witr.rit.edu

    • February 9, 2019 1:50 PM CST
    • Playlist 02-09-19

      Toy Dolls - Dougy Giro
      Overjoyed - Broken Tramploline
      Steel Chains - I Know
      Wild Zeros - She Knows
      Neighborhood Brats - Dumpster Values
      Cramps - Goo Goo Muck
      Fadeaways - I'm Just A Mops
      Cayman Kings - Pink & Blue
      Bob Mould - Send Me A Postcard
      Screaming Dead - Pretty-Mess
      Auto-DE-FE - The Power Behind The Throne
      Underdogs - Nowhere To Hide
      Perjury - What's In Your Head Now
      Now - Into The 80's
      Vibrators - Into The Future
      X-Ray Spex - Identity
      Atomic Zeros - Baby I Don't Care
      Trousers - The Worst Is Yet To Come
      1.4.5. - Sorry Wrong Number
      Magnolias - She Cracked
      Jon Davies - You Know Who You Are
      Palmyra Delran and the Dopple Gang - Walk Away
      Muffs - Sad Tomorrow
      Hoodoo Gurus - I Don't Know Anything
      Rollin Machine - Dirty Rock N Rolla
      Secret Living Room Band - The City
      Professionals - 1-2-3
      Newtown Neurotics - Wake Up
      Embrooks - Have You Ever Loved Somebody
      Real Kids - Bad To Worse
      Testors - Time Is Mine
      Launderettes - Just Dropped In
      S.F.B. - Cyclone
      Harmonica Lewinski - Gringo Grind
      Routes - Driving Round In Circles
      Seasicks - One Step Closer
      Infrared Radiation Orchestra - Smoke & Blood

    • April 20, 2019 12:35 AM CDT
    • Thanks, John.

       

      Bop on!

    • April 14, 2019 9:43 PM CDT
    • PAW SAID , "IF SHE AIN'T GITTIN' NONE FROM HER FAMILY . SHE WON'T GIT NONE FROM OURS !". HELL , yes. I like Hillbilly music.

    • April 1, 2019 12:29 PM CDT
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    • April 14, 2019 9:47 PM CDT
    • The Mott The Hoople '74 show did not disappoint , except that they did'nt do "Moon Upstairs" , and "Violence " was reduced to a blip on the radar (Just like on the live album). They sounded great , and that bitch , Ian Hunter , got NO damned business looking as good as he does at 80 !

    • April 7, 2019 2:14 PM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist April 5/2019

       

      1. Mack MacKenzie….It’s Not Worth It….from the recent Cua Tro De Los Angeles EP and Mack is on tour across North America right now.
      2. Lowdown Dirty Mojos…Lifers….from the brand new Scramin’ Hoodoo R’n’B release and feature former Londoner Paul Wootton on vocals and guitars. You may remember Paul from The Sinners, Spiral Scratch and Crawling King Snakes and now he’s in Hamilton. First London show May 3 at the Richmond.
      3. Dashboard Rattle….Fla Blue….from their recent debut release and from London.
      4. DOA….Whatcha Gonna Do….from the Something Better Change LP from about 1980 and goes out to our pooch, Joey Shithead who turned 2.
      5. Ten Heads…..You Clean Me Up…from their Swimming and Singing release and they played the Richmond last night.
      6. 63 Monroe….Drums Beat In The Background….from their brand new Faded Glory LP and they are playing next Friday at the Richmond.
      7. Running From Daylight….Breathing Fyre….from their Elvis Ain’t Dead Yet release and they will be playing with 63 Monroe next Friday along with local stunt artist and all around crazy Fenyxfyre whom this song is about.
      8. Imelda May…..Love Tattoo….from the 2007 release of the same name.
      9. Frankie and the Blue Angels….Little Sister….from a live recording at the long gone Kiplings  5/15/1988 and a request from The Dice who were in the studio during last week’s show. The Dice, along with John Welton were The Blue Angels.
      10. Bachman Turner Overdrive….Blue Collar….from their first LP from 1973 and features Londoner John B Young on uncredited tambourine.  John was inducted into the London Music Hall Of Fame a couple weeks back, and mentioned this to me. John was a roadie for BTO as well as their precursor, Brave Belt.
      11. Brave Belt….Another Way Out….from a 7” record.
      12. Brad Marino….Broken Clocks…from the brand new Extra Credit release and some mighty fine powerpop!
      13. Coaching For Sara…..She Cums In Waves….brand new download and goes out to Shane Sawyer as it was his birthday when this aired.
      14. MG & The Escorts….Someday Fool….from Nightmares From The Underworld, a compilation of 60’s Canpunk. This goes out to singer Graham Power who passed away last week.
      15. The Bad Beats….What You’re Trying To Say….from their recent Off The Hook release on Sound Flat Records out of Germany, but these youngsters are from Vancouver. Mighty fine 60’s style garagepunk that kinda reminds me of The Woggles out of Atlanta. You’ll be hearing lots more from this one!
      16. The Mongrels….All Systems Go….Usual first Sunday of the month at the Richmond for the Rock’n’Roll Rent Party.
      17. B52s….Lava….from their debut full length from 1979. Played this as The B52s announced they will no longer be touring. Can’t recall them ever playing here in London.
      18. John Hammond Jr…..’Til The Money Runs Out….from his Wicked Grin release and the start of our Firehall tribute set. The Firehall was a long running blue grass, blues, Americana type club based here in London. Similar to what CBGB’s started out as, but waaaaaayyy cleaner and quite a bit smaller. All the acts in this set played The Firehall and some have been involved in the reunions over the years.
      19. Ellen McIlwaine….Regretting Blues….from the Everybody Needs It release which features Jack Bruce on bass. When we saw Ellen at the Firehall it was a solo show, just here and her amazing guitar skills.
      20. Mainline…..Dictator….from the No Substitute release and features Mendelson Joe on vocals and guitari.
      21. Cub Koda….Bo Diddley…..live recording from the Firehall 4/17/1986. My first time seeing the Legendary Cub and he delivered the goods and more for the small but overly appreciative crowd that night! A Great showman and he could back it up his encyclopedic knowledge of music! Used to love reading his Goldmine columns as he knew what records I needed!
      22. Shadows Of Knight….Gospel Zone….from the Edsel Gloria re-issue.  Lead guitarist Joe Kelley used to play The Firehall on a somewhat regular basis and I stupidly never went to see him. And this is the end of our Firehall tribute set.
      23. Chocolate Watchband….Take A Ride….from their recent This Is My Voice release on Dirty Water Records.
      24. April March….Chick Habit….from her self titled release on SFTRI and the start of our female artists on compilation set….for all our regular GBG listeners out there!
      25. Fabienne Delsol….I’m Gonna Haunt You….from the Damaged Goods Cheap Sampler Volume 3. Damaged Goods is another of my fave labels as they have been re-ishing some of the stuff I missed in the 80’s and 90’s.
      26. Ludella Black…Love Pours Out From My Heart….as above.
      27. Lost Patrol….My Soul…from the Electric Carnival compilation on the Kinetic Vibes zine label out of France. Lost Patrol were from Windsor and played many of the clubs here in London in the mid 80’s to early 90’s and were featured on several What Wave releases.
      28. Tenement 13….Underworld…from the London Crawling cassette that came with What Wave zine 22 from 1996. London based and were previously known as The Hippies, under which they released a 7” record.
      29. Holly Golightly….Run Cold….from the Girl Groups Volume 1 compilation on Spinout Records.

       

      Out of time but certainly never out of tunes to play! This edition was dedicated to The Big Dog who would have been 89 on the day this was aired!

       

      Back again next week with more stuff!!

    • March 23, 2019 3:56 PM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist March 23/2019. Special Guest Steven R Stunning.

       

      1. The Dice….Crisis Landr…brand new recording and we will have 2 of the 3 members of The Dice on next week’s show. The Dice were a late 70’s to mid 80’s trio that released a couple of records, played The Cedar Lounge here in London a couple of times. They even had Mick Jagger singing backup on a song on their last album. We’ll get the details next week.
      2. Jasmine Minks….Step By Step…brand new arrival in the station from this Scottish powerpop combo.
      3. Coaching For Sara….Receive….from their latest recordings and from London/Walkerton. We’ve had them on air a couple of times for live to airs.
      4. Andy Butler…You Go Girl….from the recent Garage Heartbreak download and Andy is the leader of the 905’s who have played London a few times over the years.
      5. Paris Street Rebels….I Don’t Wanna Die Young….from a recent Dirty Water release we have at the station.
      6. Andre Williams….Cadillac Jack….from a live recording at Call The Office 10/5/2000 and was sparsely attended. Andre still put on an amazing show and one of my all time fave Call The Office shows! Andre thanked each and every one of us and invited us all up to the dressing room after the show! A true gentleman! The Strap was the backup band for this tour.
      7. Andre Williams….Raise Hell…as above. Left a few of Andre’s comments about the size of the crowd for all to hear.
      8. Andre Williams….Detroit Michigan….from the Bait And Switch LP on Norton Records from 2001. Andre worked with just about everyone in his career and this record is certainly no exception; Matt Verta-Ray, A Bones, Robert Quine, The Four Dollars, The Mighty Hannibal and so many more!
      9. Andre Williams…The Hold Up….from the Aphrodisiac LP from 2007 and this one features The Diplomats Of Solid Sound.
      10. Andre Williams….The Greasy Chicken….late 50’s single on Fortune Records out of Detroit.
      11. Andre Williams…Bacon Fat…as above. Andre had a career that spanned over 60 years and this little set is a very very short overview….Huge influence to The Cramps!  RIP Andre!
      12. Dick Dale….Miserlou….from a Greatest Hits comp and RIP to Dick, one of the originators of the surf guitar sound and certainly one that raised the bar for that genre. Touring was the only thing keeping Dick alive the last couple of years and he got to do it right up till the end.
      13. Dick Dale….Mr Eliminator…. As above.
      14. Dick Dale….The Wedge…. As above.
      15. 63 Monroe…..Drums Beat In The Background….from the brand new Faded Glory LP. This was the world radio premier for this release, and we had lead singer Steven R Stunning in the studio to talk about this record and the Record Release Party happening tonight at Call The Office.
      16. 63 Monroe…I Just Can’t Wait…. As above.
      17. 63 Monroe…Outside Of The Rat Race…as above.   Somewhere around here, we got Steven to explain the whole process of making a record and what’s involved. Hopefully some youngsters were listening and learning as Steven went through a couple of tricks to make things sound better.
      18. 63 Monroe….Faded Glory…. As above.
      19. 63 Monroe…Hot Mess… as above.
      20. 63 Monroe….Love Gets Messy… as above.
      21. 63 Monroe….Cold Crank….as above. Around here, Steven talked about a show he booked at Call The Office for Dee Dee Ramone and some of the obstacles he ran into.
      22. 63 Monroe….WWIII…. as above. Huge Thanx to Steven R Stunning for taking the time to drop by and let us spin his latest record! The record will be available at Speed City Records shortly.
      23. 63 Monroe….Punk Rock Goalie….from the Jeff LP.

       

      Thanx for all the emails, phone calls, messages, texts and Heys!!! And BIG Thanx to Steven R Stunning for dropping by and yammering on the radio.

      Back again next week, special guests The Dice.

    • March 11, 2019 5:14 PM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist March 8/2019. International Women’s Day.

       

      1. Tami Neilson….Holy Moses….from her Don’t Be Afraid release from last year.
      2. The Rizdales…Honky Tonk Honeymoon….from their recent Lucky Enough release and mentions The Richmond Tavern.
      3. Catl….Superfly Lady…from their recent Bide My Time Till I Die release. Catl and Bloodshot Bill are at Call The Office on Sunday for an early show.
      4. Justin and The Unclean…..Margaritas and Second Hand Smoke…from the brand new RumBar compilation from the Boston area.
      5. Krista D…..Land Mine…from the Look At Me I’m…..release.
      6. Jill Porter….You Made Yourself Clear…from her self titled release.
      7. Neverbetters…..Alone….from their recent release at the station and from London.
      8. The Johnnys….Music Loverman…from their I Like It A Lot release from 2007
      9. Cordcalling….Ransomed Felon….from their recent Simplify release and from London Ontario.
      10. Geraldine Fibbers….California Tuffy….live recording and a request.
      11. Copper Crown….Child’s Play…from their recent Walk With Fire release.
      12. Barrymores….Our Ocean…from a 2003 Winnipeg ska compilation called All You Can Eat 2 and from our pal The Invisible Man whom we had on about a year or so ago.
      13. 10 Too Many….The End Of You…. As above and Winnipeg has a big ska scene.
      14. Rhoda w/Special AKA…The Boiler….from a Best Of 2 Tone compilation.   Right around this time, Fabienne Shine and Ross The Boss phoned in to talk about the big Shakin’ Street show happening at Call The Office tonight! To paraphrase Ross, they’re gonna blow the place up!!!
      15. Julia Lee….My Man Stands Out….from a compilation called Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll and a request.
      16. Little Esther….I’m A Bad Bad Girl…. As above.
      17. Big Maybelle….One Monkey Don’t Stop The Show….from an Okeh compilation of her tracks and by request.
      18. The Hellcats…Get Off The Road….from Swamp Surfing In Memphis compilation.
      19. Jesse Mae Hemphill…..She Wolf…from a compilation called It Came From Memphis.
      20. The Dahlmanns….American Heartbeat….from a recent 7”
      21. Tiger Bombs….Baby Come On….from their brand new release on Dionysus Records.
      22. Nikki and the Stingrays….Lipstick Letters….from their Back To Detroit release.
      23. Maow….Woman’s Scorn….from The Unforgiving Sounds Of…. release on Mint Records from 1996.
      24. Dex Romweber Duo…..Weird…from their Images 13 release and goes out to drummer Sara Romweber who passed away earlier this week. We had Dex and Sara live on the radio the last and only time they were through London. Sara was a major force on the drum kit and when she played here, all you could see were sticks and hair flying.
      25. The Zellots….On The Dole…from their flexi of unreleased Vancouver recordings.
      26. The Zellots….Social Elite…from their 1981 demos from London Ontario.
      27. Vancouger….Termporary Teamwork….from their Losin’ It release.
      28. The Stolen Minks….Violet Desmond….from their High Kicks release.
      29. Now Time Delegation….Hangin’ Tree….from their only release from 2001.
      30. Shangri-Las….Sophisticated Boom Boom….from a Greatest Hits compilation and we had to fade this one out.

       

      Huge Thanx to Ross the Boss and Fabienne Shine of Shakin’ Street for taking the time to yammer on the phone with us about their big show tonight at Call The Office. Boy From Nowhere opens!

       

      Big Thanx for all the phone calls, emails, texts, messages and Heys!! It was fun doing an all female show for International Women’s Day!

      Back next week with members of 63 Monroe who are releasing a brand new album next Friday!

    • March 3, 2019 7:30 PM CST
    • Radio What Wave Playlist March 1/2019

       

      1. Pack AD….Paper Bag….from the recently re-ished Tintype and the Pack AD are presently on tour in Europe.
      2. Shoobies….Girl Or Gator….from the Never Mind The Hardcore release and Shoobies were playing at the Isolation Party Record release yesterday at Call The Office.
      3. 3 O’Clock Train….It’s Not Worth It….from the recent Cua Tro De Los Angeles EP and they are coming to London on Wednesday March 6th at Fitzrays.
      4. 3 O’Clock Train….Train Of Dreams…from the Wig Wam Beach release.
      5. Mack MacKenzie….The Devil Likes Me….from a live to air 6/16/2017 on Radio WW. Mack is the leader of 3 O’Clock Train and Wednesday is a rare chance to see the band live here in London.
      6. Hiroshima Hearts…Spend Your Money….from the Bone EP and HH were at Rumrunners last night.
      7. Twin Fin…..Jungle Room…from the Wine Whiskey Wine and Venom Love release and they are at the Richmond today from 4PM.
      8. Black Frame Spectacle…..Bust Out The Boogie…from the Grady Sessions release and they were playing at Rumrunners last night with Hiroshima Hearts.
      9. Dustbin Flowers….Perfect Machine….from the Made To Last release and they are at Fitzrays tonight.
      10. The Monkees….Let’s Dance On….from their first LP and a song covered by UIC many times. This is part of our set dedicated to Peter Tork who passed away last week.
      11. The Monkees….She…from their More Of The Monkees release.
      12. The Monkees….Sweet Young Thing….from their first LP and this one was always a fave of mine when I bought this record over 50 years ago! The Monkees were a HUGE influence on myself and many of the same age group as we saw them on television every week and being a rock star sure looked like the life!
      13. The Monkees….Steppin’ Stone….from the More Of The Monkees release and way before this song became a staple of garage and punk combos.
      14. Catl….Baby You All Wrong…from the Bide My Time Till I Die release and they are coming to town Sunday March 10th at Call The Office with Bloodshot Bill. And then again Friday March 15th with 63 Monroe at the Richmond.
      15. Snakerattlers…Lose My Mind…from their recent Heads Will Roll release on Dirty Water Records and a 2 piece with the same arrangement as catl.
      16. A Bunch Of Jerks….70’s Euro Minge….from the brand new Rum Bar compilation release out of Boston. Proving once again, Boston has a major music scene and always has. We’ll be playing many more tracks from this release in upcoming shows.
      17. Frankie and the WitchFingers….Pleasure….from the recent ZAM release we received at the station.
      18. Corpse Grinders….Mental Moron…..from a Fan Club release back in the mid 80’s and this features Rick Rivetts, who passed last week. Rick was in the combo Actress before it became the New York Dolls and then played in a very early version of the band.
      19. The Brats….First Rock Star On The Moon….from the Max’s Kansas City release from 1977 and this was another of Rick Rivetts combos. Killer powerpop and easily my fave song on this compilation.
      20. Andy Butler….Gonna Be Your Man…from the recent Garage Heartbreak release. Andy goes garagepunk for a release…who knows what Andy has up his sleeve for his next release!
      21. UIC….You Drive Me Mad….from the recent re-ish of Our Garage and UIC have a live show coming up March 23rd in Toronto.
      22. Jackie Shane….Standup Straight and Tall….from the double LP release from last year, and Jackie passed away a little over a week ago. Elaine Banks (who did the Jackie Shane documentary on CBC Radio several years back) was finally able to interview Jackie for the first and only time a couple weeks ago. That interview is archived on the CBC site.
      23. Jackie Shane…Shot Gun….as above. And Jackie’s double LP did not win a Grammy unfortunately.
      24. Jackie Shane….New Way Of Love….as above.
      25. Washington Squares…..D Train….from their debut LP from 1987 and this goes out to Tom Goodkind who passed away this week. We got to see them twice here in London, once at Kiplings and then later at Call The Office.
      26. Washington Squares….You Can’t Kill Me… as above. This first release got a TON of airplay at WW HQ’s when it first came out and is still a fave to this day!
      27. Tina Peel…Knocking Down Guard Rails….from the 30 Seconds Over DC compilation from 1977. This set goes out to Skip Groff, one of the early pioneers getting the  Washington DC area up and going musically with the punk/new wave explosion. Skip had a record label (Limp, which is what this release is), did college radios, took pics, ran a record store for decades and kickstarted the scene. Huge Thanx to guys like Skip who work tirelessly behind the scenes!
      28. Jeff Dahl….Get Up And Dance….from the same release as above and it appears Jeff spend some time on the east coast prior to going west.
      29. Slickee Boys….Put A Bullet Through The Jukebox….from their compilation on Line Records out of Germany and another band that benefitted from Skip Groff’s hard work behind the scenes.
      30. Slickee Boys….When I Go To The Beach….from their Cybernetic Dreams Of Pi release and a fave song as well as band. Slickees were one of the first to embrace the 60’s garage/pop ethics way back in the late 60’s and paved the way for many. Found my Slickee Boys Fan Club card hidden in this record….I was number 199.
      31. Bob Bryden and Long Day Journey….What’s Your Bag….from the recent Abandoned Songs and Living Room Jams release. Bob was in Reign Ghost back in the late 60’s and also ran Star Records in Hamilton for many years.  Bob was the guy that helped get the Forgotten Rebels on Star Records and was producer (and aural genius behind the scenes) for their first long player.
      32. Long Day Journey…Balloon Ride…from the recent Music From A Bubble release and from Hamilton.
      33. Long Day Journey….Suburban Family Bein….as above.

       

      Ran out of time but never tunes! Big Thanx for all the phone calls, emails, facebook messages, Heys etc!!!

      Guess we had some signal issues toward the end of the show…as far as we could tell, there were no issues with the board and the issue may have been at the transmitter tower. Thanx to everyone for letting us know!

      Next week it’s International Women’s Day so an all female show next week.

    • February 24, 2019 7:42 PM CST
    • Radio What Wave Playlist February 22/2019. All Black Show as this is Black History Month

       

      1. Screaming Jay Hawkins….I Put A Spell On You….started with Screaming Jay’s best known song to get things rolling. From 1954!
      2. Rance Allen….Lying On The Truth….from a Stax Profiles release which came out in 1982, but this track is live and probably from the Wattstax Concert 1973.
      3. Rufus Thomas….Memphis Train….1967 release and from a Best Of Stax compilation.
      4. Sam And Dave….I Take What I Want….from the Stax Years compilation.
      5. Otis Redding….Shake….from 1965 and on the double LP of Otis’ Greatest Hits that came out in the early 70’s.
      6. Eddie Floyd…Raise Your Hand….a 1967 release and this and the above 4 songs were all released on Stax Records out of Memphis.
      7. Titus Turner….Build A Bridge Not A Wall….1961 recording and on his Sound Off release and should be played during these times.
      8. Nina Simone….Mississippi Goddam….from 1964 and on a Greatest Hits compilation.
      9. John Lee Hooker….Motor City Is Burning….1967 recording and on a Chess Greatest Hits compilation.
      10. Stevie Wonder….Living In The City….from the Innervisions release from 1973 and we played the full album length version.
      11. Last Poets….New York New York….from their 1970 self titled release and one of the first rap releases.
      12. Curtis Mayfield….If There’s A Hell Below….from a Curtis Greatest Hits and the album full length version.
      13. Bell Rays….Hole In The World…from their Let It Blast release from 1998.
      14. Gil Scott-Heron….The Revolution Will Not Be Televised….from the release of the same name and from 1971.
      15. The Impressions….Choice Of Colors…..from the Young Mods Forgotten Story from 1969.
      16. Marvin Gaye….What’s Going On?...from his Anthology release and from 1971.
      17. Cleo Page…..California Prison Farm….from a compilation called Going To California on JSP and this song was released in 1979.  Searching for more Cleo Page if anyone can help.
      18. Blind Willie Johnson….Dark Was The Night….from a release of the same name and from 1928. This song, along with many others were launched into space several years back. The idea being that if aliens find this and can listen to this they will get an idea what our music is like….
      19. Sister Rosetta Tharpe….I Shall Know Him….from her 1956 Gospel Train release and wasn’t the song I intended to play….if there were no screwups, it wouldn’t be a Radio WW!
      20. Phillips Specials….I’m A Soldier….a 1976 release on the compilation Fire In My Bones, an excellent compilation of gospel from 1944-2007. It’s on the Tompkins Square label and came out in 2009.
      21. Reverend Charlie Jackson….God’s Got It….from the Crypt release of the same name and recorded back in 1973.
      22. Muddy Waters….Tomcat….from Muddy’s least favourite release, 1968’s Electric Mud. Way different than any of Muddy’s other work, but a fave of mine.
      23. The Temptations….Psychedelic Shack…..from the Psychedelic Soul compilation and this is the album length version of the track from 1969.
      24. Bo Diddley….Elephant Man….1970 recording on the Drive By release.
      25. Death…..Freakin’ Out….from the For The Whole World release that came out in 2009 and introduced the world to Death. Originally recorded in 1975.
      26. Tarig Abubakar and the Afro Nubians….Hobey Laik….from the release of the same name from 1997 and these guys used to play Sunfest fairly regularly. Their live shows here were incredible and none of their releases have captured that intensity. Tarig went home to Sudan and ended up dying in a traffic accident.
      27. Andre Williams….Psycho….from his 1999 Red Dirt release featuring The Sadies as his backup band.
      28. Pat Hare….I’m Gonna Murder My Baby….Sun recording from the early 50’s but what makes it scary is that Pat went out and did just that. He ended up spending the rest of his life in prison. Alcohol and Pat did not mix well.
      29. Howlin’ Wolf….Highway Man….another early Sun recording and it might be Pat Hare playing the guitar on this track.

       

      Out of time, certainly not tunes. Back again next week with tribs to Rick Rivets, Peter Tork and Jackie Shane and a ton of new releases!

       

      It’s always a load of fun doing these specials and if you have anything you’d like to hear a special on, don’t hesitated to drop a line.

      Thanx Tons for all the phone calls, emails, messages and Heys!!

    • February 9, 2019 4:38 PM CST
    • Radio What Wave Playlist February 8/2019

      1. Chain and the Gang….Why Not…from the Best Of Crime Rock from a couple years ago. This wasn’t the track I had intended to start the show with, but it’s a good one anyways.
      2. The Rizdales….Honky Tonk Honeymoon….from their recent Lucky Enough release and has a mention of the Richmond, which is where they are playing today.
      3. 3 O’Clock Train….Bluer Than You….from the recent Cua Tro De Los Angeles release and the Train is scheduled at Fitzrays on March 6th.
      4. Flamin’ Groovies….City Lights….from their 1971 Teenage Head release and keeps us in a kind of country vibe for this set. As most of you know, this release was where Hamilton’s Teenage Head got their name.
      5. Sheesham and Lotus and Son…..Ida Red….from their 2018 Clear The Table Release. Sheesham is scheduled to play the Cuckoo’s Nest on Sunday, here in London.
      6. Delta Stone and the Wardogs….Ain’t Got The Blues….from their Cajun Queen release from last year and they are playing a benefit tonight at Winks here in London.
      7. Weird Omens…..Highway…..from their recent release on Dirty Water Records out of the UK.
      8. Snake Rattlers…..Aither’s Theme….from their brand new All Heads Will Roll release on Dirty Water Records. This is a husband wife duo with a primal roots rock attack and are from the UK.
      9. The Reply….There Shall Come A Time…..from their Downtown Soul release from 2013 and they were based in Toronto. Played London a coupla times and were an amazing live act! Former Londoner James Bond plays keys and sometimes lead vocals.
      10. King Khan and the Shrines….On A Brass Bed….from their 2004 Mr Supernatural release. Around the time of this release, they played here at Call The Office and there were almost as many people on stage as in the sparse crowd. It was their first date of a North American tour and they absolutely floored me that night and made a fan for life!
      11. Jackie Shane…..Sticks and Stones….from her Any Other Way release from last year. This release is nominated for a Grammy in the historical release category. Also there’s an interview with Jackie on the CBC website, first interview in probably 50 years as Jackie went into seclusion after her star days in the Toronto soul scene. Similar to the Betty Page story in which she’s finally found after many decades of hiding.
      12. Jackie Shane….Any Other Way…. As above.
      13. Deadly Snakes….So Young And So Cruel….from their Porcella release from 2005. The only time I ever saw this combo, was at Call The Office and Greg Cartwright was in the band as he appeared on their 2001 release, I’m Not Your Soldier Anymore.
      14. Stance….Sweet Tooth….from their I Left Love Behind A Long Time Ago release from 2009. The band is from Halifax and did play a couple of shows here in London and we even had them as guests right here on Radio WW many years back.
      15. Andy Butler….Oh Heartbreak….from Andy’s brand new Garage Heartbreak release and a bit of a change from his usual guitar powerpop sounds. But as always, great sounding material and you’ll be hearing more of this one on Radio WW.
      16. Coaching For Sara….Receive….from their brand new download and from right here in London via Walkerton.
      17. Paris Street Rebels….I Don’t Wanna Die Young….brand new release at the station from this Scottish combo.
      18. Bleeter…..Cocaine….download from this local combo of veterans that play out every now and again.
      19. TVD….I’d Kiss You Honey But You’re Standing On My Bottom Lip….from their Salvation Through Distraction release from 2016 and they were playing the evening this show aired.
      20. Bloodshot Bill and Shannon….True….from a recent 7” and Bloodshot Bill plays Call The Office on March 10th with usual headliners catl opening up. This one’s gonna be amazing!!
      21. Nina Simone….Buck….from her Sings The Blues release from 1967.
      22. Dashboard Rattle…Fla Blues….from their brand new self titled release and from right here in London Ontario. They sold out the London Music Club at their CD release party last weekend and the CD will be in stores momentarily.
      23. Evan Johns and the H Bombs….Vacation….from their 1982 Rollin’ Through The Night release on Alternative Tentacles as label head Jello Biafra was a big fan of this combo. We got to see them a few times, Oshawa and Hamilton, but they never did get here to play.
      24. Randall Pee Coltrane….Fort Likkerdale….from their recent Fort Likkerdale release.
      25. Headless Horsemen…..Bitter Heart….from their 1987 Can’t Help But Shake release and they played here in London at Key West prior to the release of this one. They’ve just released an outtakes LP and there’s a blog called Shake Some Action that has several HH entries including one with some pics taken right here when they played Key West.
      26. The Midways….Little GT…from their 2003 Pay More and Get A Good Seat release and they were from Toronto.
      27. Thee Headcoatees…..Louis Riel…from their Have Love Will Travel and it’s always cool when a UK combo sings about a significant historical event that happened here in Canada.
      28. The Minstrels….Rock’n’Roll Star….from their 1997 West Coast Time Trippers release. Originally from Quebec City, this combo moved around a fair bit and had their first release on What Wave Records back in 1989.
      29. The Bell Rays….Blues For Godzilla….from their 1993  Let It Blast release.
      30. American Flamewhip….Gasoline….from their Fingertight release from 2006 and features J-Rod on vocals and guitar. She went on to the Angry Dragons, one of the best garage combos to ever come out of Winnipeg.
      31. Karen Monster….Kill…from the Necessary Evil release from 1993 and a disciple of the Johnny Thunders school of cool.
      32. Etta James…..Tough Lover….from a Greatest Hits comp and originally released back in 1956.

       

      Out of time, but certainly not tunes! Big Thanx for all the emails, messages, texts, phone calls and Heys!!! That’s what makes it all worthwhile!

      Back again next week and the following week we’re doing an all Black show as this is Black History Month here in Canada.

    • April 3, 2019 12:56 PM CDT
    • https://rockingthegarage.blogspot.com/

      Hi all! I'm doing a blog called Rocking The Garage - It's primarily for raw music such as garage punk, punk, garage rock, surf rock, psych, rockabilly, and R&B. There you will find different styles of punk, lots of hardcore (not much pop-punk) and of course garage punk. The blog is supplemented with surf rock, rockabilly and to a lesser extent even a bit of wild R&B/blues. I post a lot of new music/artists (both from YouTube & Bandcamp). You can check out the Rocking The Garage blog from this link:

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    • February 26, 2019 10:15 AM CST
    • Greetings fellow humans:

      Unless you are some kind of soulless android, you should love the latest episode of The Big Enchilada. 

      You'll hear songs by The Mekons, Rufus Thomas, Horror Deluxe, Alien Space Kitchen, Weird Omen and more.

      Play it below:

       


    • February 22, 2019 12:03 PM CST
    • Last week I did an entire episode focusing on the music of King Khan & BBQ Show and solo/related bands.  I also interviewed both King Khan & Mark Sultan/BBQ.

      The KK&BBQ Show Playlist:

      1. The King Khan & BBQ Show - Illuminations (Bad News Boys - In The Red Recordings - 2015)
      2. The King Khan & BBQ Show - I'll Never Belong (What's For Dinner? - In The Red Recordings - 2006)
      3. The King Khan & BBQ Show - Fish Fight (The King Khan & BBQ Show - Goner Records - 2005)
      4. The King Khan & BBQ Show - Animal Party (Invisible Girl - In The Red Recordings - 2009)
      5. The Spaceshits - 60 Nights of Boredom (Misbehavin' - Sympathy For The Record Industry - 1999)

      KING KHAN INTERVIEW

      6. King Khan & His Sensational Shrines - Spread Your Love Like … Peanut Butter (Spread Your Love Like Peanut Butter - Sounds of Subterrania - 2000)
      7. King Khan & The Shrines - Land of the Freak (What Is?! - Vice Records - 2007)

      MARK SULTAN/BBQ INTERVIEW 

      8. Mark Sultan - Believe Me (Let Me Out - Dirty Water Records - 2018)
      9. Mark Sultan - Axis Abraxas (Whatever I Want - In The Red Recordings - 2011)
      10. Les Sexareenos - Everybody Sexareeno! (Live In Bed - Sympathy For The Record Industry - 2000)
      11. The Ding-Dongs - Ding-Dong Party (The Ding-Dongs - Norton Records - 2010)
      12. The Tandoori Knights - Bucketful (Curry Up! It's The Tandoori Knights - Norton Records - 2010)
      13. The Almighty Defenders - All My Loving (The Almighty Defenders - Vice Records - 2009)
      14. The King Khan & BBQ Show - Hold me Tight (The King Khan & BBQ Show - Goner Records - 2005) 
      15. The King Khan & BBQ Show - What's For Dinner? (What's For Dinner? - In The Red Recordings - 2006)
      16. The King Khan & BBQ Show - Ocean of Love (Bad News Boys - In The Red Recordings - 2015)
      17. The King Khan & BBQ Show - Invisible Girl (Invisible Girl - In The Red Recordings - 2009)

      Download/stream this here:  http://cjamlog1.cjam.ca/mp3dirnew/36-Revolution_Rock-20190216-1900-t1550343600.mp3

    • February 15, 2019 8:57 PM CST
    • I did a program focusing on the music of Pete Shelley & Buzzcocks recently featuring solo material and selections from Buzzcocks catalogue.  

      Love Bites: The Music of Pete Shelly & Buzzcocks Playlist:

      1. Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love (Live Lesser Free Trade Hall 7-21-1978) (Love Bites (Deluxe Edition) - EMI - 2010)
      2. Buzzcocks - Boredom (Spiral Scratch EP - New Hormones - 1977)
      3. Buzzcocks - Lester Sand (A Drop In The Ocean) (Time's Up - Voto - 1978)
      4. Buzzcocks - Don't Mess Me Around (Time's Up - Voto - 1978)
      5. Buzzcocks - Whatever Happened To (Demo) (Another Music In A Different Kitchen (Deluxe Edition) - EMI - 2010)
      6. Buzzcocks - Fast Cars (Peel Session 09-07-1977) (The Peel Sessions Album - Strange Fruit - 1989)
      7. Buzzcocks - Fiction Romance (Another Music In A Different Kitchen - United Artists Records - 1978)
      8. Buzzcocks - Love You More (Singles Going Steady - I.R.S. Records - 1979)
      9. Buzzcocks - Promises (Singles Going Steady - I.R.S. Records - 1979)
      10. Buzzcocks - Nostalgia (Love Bites - United Artists Records - 1978)
      11. Buzzcocks - Sixteen Again (Love Bites - United Artists Records - 1978)
      12. Buzzcocks - E.S.P. (Love Bites - United Artists Records - 1978)
      13. Buzzcocks - You Say You Don't Love Me (A Different Kind of Tension - United Artists Records - 1979)
      14. Buzzcocks - Hollow Inside (A Different Kind of Tension - United Artists Records - 1979)
      15. Pete Shelley - Homosapien (Homosapien - Genetic Records/Arista Records - 1981)
      16. Pete Shelley - Yesterday's Not Here (Homosapien - Genetic Records/Arista Records - 1981)
      17. Pete Shelley - Telephone Operator (XL1 - Genetic Records/Arista Records - 1983)
      18. Pete Shelley - XL1 (XL1 - Genetic Records/Arista Records - 1983)
      19. Pete Shelley - On Your Own (Heaven & The Sea - Mercury Records - 1986)
      20. ShelleyDevoto - Can You See Me Shining? (Buzzkunst - Cooking Vinyl - 2002)
      21. Buzzcocks - Morning After (Buzzcocks - Cherry Red/Merge Records - 2003)
      22. Buzzcocks - Flat-Pack Philosophy (Flat-Pack Philosophy - Cooking Vinyl - 2006)
      23. Buzzcocks - Everybody's Happy Nowadays (Singles Going Steady - I.R.S. Records - 1979)
      24. Buzzcocks - Noise Annoys (Peel Session 10-04-1978) (The Peel Sessions Album - Strange Fruit - 1989)
      25. Buzzcocks - What Do I Get? (Singles Going Steady - I.R.S. Records - 1979)
      26. Buzzcocks - I Look Alone (C81 - Rough Tapes - 1981)

      Check out my blog post on this program here:  https://revrock.blogspot.com/2019/02/love-bites-music-of-pete-shelley.html

      Download/listen to this episode here:  http://cjamlog1.cjam.ca/mp3dirnew/36-Revolution_Rock-20190209-1900-t1549738801.mp3