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  • BIG ENCHILADA 109: Hot Times!

    Boy, is it hot out there. How hot is it? So hot you'll need asbestos earphones just to handle all the sizzling sounds on this pulse-pounding Big Enchilada episode. Let it burn!   DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE | FACEBOOK | MIXCLOUD SUBSCRIBE TO ALL RADIO MUTAT...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 107: Classy Elegance

                    This is the classiest podcast episode you'll ever hear.  I handpicked only the most elegant music from the most sophisticated musicians to use on this show. Then I washed my hands. You're probably not classy enough to appreciat...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 106: And Their Hearts Were Full of Spring

                    It's springtime at the Big Enchilada. Birds are singing, bells are ringing and bitchen tunes are sprouting up like poisonous mushrooms awaiting their victims! Plus an inspired tribute to the recently ascended master Chuck Berry. So ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 105: Inside Your Head

                 This month The Big Enchilada gets inside your head and refuses to leave. Featuring deep rocking tunes by The Angry Samoans, King Salami, Mark Sultan, Bloodshot Bill, The Count Five, Black Joe Lewis and more! Let the music shut your mouth and ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 104: Barnyard Boogie!

                  It's the new year already and The Big Enchilada has headed out to the country to bring you some down home sounds -- rockabilly, bluegrass, hardcore honky tonk, western swing, country-rock, cowpunk and more. Kick up your boots, but watch whe...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 103: Bah Humbug, , Not a Christmas Special

              Previously, since 2008, I've produced a Christmas podcast for the Big Enchilada. But this year, I just couldn't bring myself to do it. Call me Scrooge or call me Grinch, I just couldn't do it. So instead I'm giving you an hour of crazed rock 'n' roll, incl...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 102: Dancing at Doom's Doorway

                  Welcome to this month's Big Enchilada, where we're all just dancing at Doom's Doorway. To quote the ascended master Warren Zevon, "Get up and dance or I'll kill ya!" This show includes a tribute to Billy Miller, who died this month, and the...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 101: 2016 Spooktacular

              Boo! Halloween's just around the corner AND SO IS A KNIFE-WIELDING MANIAC!!! While most people my age are busy placing razor blades in apples for trick-or-treat night, I've been brewing up this cauldron of horror for your listening pleasure. Have a ghouli...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 99: Honky Tonk Hellfire

              It's honky-tonk time at the Big Enchilada, so come on in for a brand new hillbilly episode. You'll hear country music, old and new; songs of joy and songs of shame; songs touched by the Lord and songs scorched by the Devil's hellfire ... As my friend, the ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 98: Ride the Rat

              Rat on! Here is the the July episode of The Big Enchilada Podcast, a rodent-infested sewer of sounds featuring Barrence Whitfield, The Fleshtones, The Gories, Bloodshot Bill, King Salami and Jack Oblivian, plus new tunes by The Nots and Ty Segal's new band...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 94: Be Healthy!

        Welcome to the Big Enchilada Podcast Health Care Convenience Center. This month we're offering some very healthy doses of high-powered, crazy rock 'n' roll to cure whatever ails you. Take your medicine. It's good for you!   DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE | FACEBOOK | MIXCLOUD  ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 93: Hillbilly Hot Sauce

        Welcome to the latest hillbilly episode of the Big Enchilada podcast, Hillbilly Hot Sauce. These hillbilly sounds are so hot they'll scorch your innards and make you squeal like a feral hog.   DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE | FACEBOOK | MIXCLOUD   SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUN...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 92: Hard at Work

                Welcome to the first Big Enchilada podcast episode of 2016. We've all been working hard since the holidays, so let's just take a little break for some music. This is the most rocking show I've done in a while, And it might just be the first show in...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 91: 2015 Christmas Special

                Merry Christmas, dear friends out there in Podland ! It's time once again to courageously wage the War on Christmas with another Big Enchilada Christmas Special. Once again we'll revel in the magic and madness of the season and jingle your bells wi...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 90: Android Baby Boogie

                        On this latest Big Enchilada Podcast episode we're going to make all the android babies boogie. But don't worry, androids of all ages -- and humans too -- are free to boogie as well. After a warm-up set of good old f...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 89: Spooktacular 2015

              Happy Halloween, podlubbers! It's that most bloodcurdling time of the year. Settle back with a cold glass of Type O negative and enjoy some rocking spooky sounds from the crypt.   It's the seventh anniversary of The Big Enchilada ! Thank you for bei...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 88: The Cow in the Window

            It's a new hillbilly episode of the Big Enchilada and we're bringing it all back home (on the range) featuring backwoods moans from Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs, The Fabulous Alvin Brothers, Legendary Shack Shakers, Audrey Auld and ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 87: Songs for a Fading Summer

                Welcome to the latest Big Enchilada Podcast episode. Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are fading fast. But the Big Enchilada is rocking on into that glorious decay that is the fall. We're going to get wild with Rudy Grayzell, Holly Golightly,...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 86: Junkyards in the Sun

              Welcome to the latest summertime episode of the Big Enchilada Podcast. We're going to have a rocking time with selections from  Barrence Whitfield, The Sonics, Thee Oh Sees, T-Model Ford, G.G. Allin, The Angry Samoans, The Grannies, Frontier Circus, C...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 85: Redneck Palace

          Welcome to the Redneck Palace, where rednecks, hillbillies, country bumpkins, hicks, white trash and trash of any color are treated like royalty. Enjoy crazy country sounds old and new, the wild sounds I play every Friday night on the Santa Fe Opry on KSFR.   This ...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 84; Gone to the Dogs

                Woof! This podcast has gone to the dogs. But that's not a bad thing. I've barked up the right tree searching for howlin' good rockin' tunes.   DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE | FACEBOOK |   SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUNK...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 83: Just Clowning Around

            Alright you circus clowns, welcome to the Big Top of Rock 'n' Roll, a carnival of crazy garage/punk primitive sounds to amuse and delight. Get on board. The slap sticks are crackin' and the bus is crawling with bozos, so go ahead, squeeze the old wheeze! It's a ho...
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  • Terrell's Tune-up: Screaming Testimonials

    A version of this was published in The Santa Fe New Mexican  April 24, 2015 It’s so easy to get cynical about rock ’n’ roll in the 21st century. Insert your biggest complaints: Nobody pays for music these days, and we get what we pay for; all our favorite bands are broke whil...
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  • Big Enchilada 82: Better Caves & Gardens

              Yabba Dabba Do, fellow homo erecti!! This month the Big Enchilada is going to get down to the bedrock of rock 'n' roll with some modern Stone Age sounds.    DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE | FACEBOOK |   SUBSCRIBE TO ALL...
  • Big Enchilada 81: Hoppin’ Horny Toads!

              Hoppin' Horny Toads! This Big Enchilada episode is bringing you some fine hillbilly sounds old and new -- honky-tonk, rockabilly, bluegrass, roadhouse boogie, cowboy songs and barroom weepers -- by a dangerous array of artists old and new.   DOWNLOA...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 80: Friendly Rock 'n' Roll

            Welcome to the first Big Enchilada episode of 2015. The Big Enchilada only wants to be your friend, So sit back and enjoy this friendly rock 'n' roll. We won't hurt you. Honest.    DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE | FACEBOOK |  &...
  • Terrell's Tune-up's Top 10 Albums of 2014

    A version of this was published in The Santa Fe New Mexican  Jan. 2, 2015 One of the most frequent questions I get from readers of this column, as well as from listeners to my podcast and radio shows, is “Where do you find this stuff?” I usually reply, half-joking, “I do...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 79: 2014 Christmas Special

                The Big Enchilada: Fighting the War on Christmas since 2008! Indulge in some holiday cheer with some magical Christmas sounds from The Reigning Sound, The Chesterfield Kings, Das Black Milk, The Polkaholics, Jonny Manak, Deep Sombreros, Joseph...
  • TERRELL'S TUNEUP: Bloodhounds and Stompin' Gut-Bucket Blues

    A version of this was published in The Santa Fe New Mexican  November 21, 2014 It doesn't sound that thrilling on paper. A band plays basic, unfettered, rocking blues — closer to gutbucket than to the smooth, tame uptown stuff — cranks it up, adds a little rockabilly sneer, and in ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 78: Sonic Blessings

                    It's that time of year to feel thankful for your blessings, so here's an hour of sonic blessings for all of us. This month's offerings include lots of crazy rock 'n' roll, including a lot of wild, stomping  blues-based sounds. ...
  • Beyond The Monster Mash: A Guide to Halloween Music

    Hosting a Halloween party and don't know what to play?  Here's some suggestions. Greatest  all-around Rock 'n' Roll Spookmeisters:  Roky Erikson. Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Screaming Lord Sutch, The Cramps, Alice Cooper, (especially his early stuff), Rob Zombie, Angry Johnny & The Killbi...
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  • Cleaning Up My Podcast Pages

    A little housekeeping here. I would wager that not that many people give a flying darn, but I've spent a little tie this morning cleaning up my podcast posts on my Hideout blog -- bad links, missing artwork etc. I've gone back as far as Big Enchilada 30, my 2010 Christmas episode. Hopefully I...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 77: 2014 SPOOKTACULAR

                    Boo! Welcome to the 7th Annual Big Enchilada Spooktacular! Believe it or not, I've been scaring the pants off unsuspecting podlubbers since October 2008. Once again I present a casket full of spook 'n' roll. And as a special treat, ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 76: Dance Hall of the Dark Dimension

                  Welcome to the Dance Hall of the Dark Dimension. This has to be my most rocking podcast episode ... maybe ever. You can't sit down! You can't stay still! Let the hoodoo spirits move you! (Please use caution if listening to this while operat...
  • TERRELL'S TUNE-UP: While Our Guitars Gently Scream

    A version of this was published in The Santa Fe New Mexican   Sept. 18, 2014 I’ve been a huge fan of Benjamin Booker ever since his early days. In fact, I became a devoted, drooling Bookerhead right after the release of his very first album — last month. It all starte...
  • Big Enchilada 75: Varmint Symphony

          Welcome to the latest Big Enchilada podcast, Varmint Symphony. It's a hillbilly spectacular featuring raw animal country, rockabilly, bluesgrass, blues, country swing, cowpunk and other sounds to tickle your innards .Have fun, but don't let the possums get in your underwear...
  • Recent Tuneup Columns

    Sorry, but I've been lax lately about posting entries from my music column, Terrell's Tuneup, that pertain to our GaragePunk world. Here are three recent columns you might enjoy. One is my tribute to The Ramones following the death of tommy; then there's my review of Norton Records' latest from The...
  • Big Enchilada 74: Family Fun Nite

           It's Family Fun Nite at The Big Enchilada and what we have here is a fiesta of fun for the young and old. Inspired by one of my favorite Figures of Light song, which  kicks off this mess, Family Fun Nite is an hour of good-time entertainment for responsible cit...
  • Problems with iTunes Podcast Subscription?

    A Big Enchilada iTunes subscriber just alerted me to a problem: iTunes was asking for a user name and password to download newer episodes of the Big Enchilada. The explanation is boring and technical -- and I don't fully understand it. But if this is hapening to you, here's how to fix it: Tturn of...
  • Big Enchilada 73: Canteen Dance

                Welcome to the Big Enchilada Canteen Dance! Dance all night to the crazed garagepunk sounds that's just as jittery and even more buggy than the jitterbug ever was. Got some brand new sounds from Norton Records, some offerings from a bunch of Garage...
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  • Big Enchilada 72: Springtime in Crazy Town

              From the heart of Crazy Town -- and from all over the world -- comes some high-energy insanity, wild tunes popping up like sonic dandelions.   DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE | FACEBOOK |   SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUNK PIRATE ...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 71: HILLBILLY FISH FRY

            The catfish are jumpin' and the hillbillies are high here at the Big Enchilada. We're going down to the fishin' hole .Enjoy this new crop of musical hillbilly madness   DOWNLOAD  | FACEBOOK |   SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUNK PIRAT...
  • Big Enchilada 70: The Wacky Shack Polka

          Spring is in the air, and it's wacky everywhere. Join this garagey, punky party and get ready for some hopped-up, rockin' polka smack dab in the middle. Lots of new tunes by The Black Lips, Scott H. Biram, Figures of Light, J.J. & The Real Jerks, The Beatpack, Future Prim...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 69: Garage of Enchantment

          Since the days when Buddy Holly recorded in Clovis, New Mexico, the land of roadrunners, sopapillas and crashing flying saucers, has been the home of some excellent rock 'n' roll. It hasn't always thrived, but somehow it's survived. Step inside the Garage of Enchantment ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 68: January Jitters

        It's the first Big Enchilada Podcast episode of the year. Listen up and get those January Jitters! Shake it up! | DOWNLOAD|  FACEBOOK |    Here's the playlist: (Background Music: Are You Nervous by The Instrumentals ) Happy New Year by Spike J...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 67: 2013 Christmas Special

        Merry Christmas, my dear young friends! Once again  the Big Enchilada is going to rock your stockings off. Roll your Yule logs and hang your little balls on the tree. The War on Christmas never sounded so good. |DOWNLOAD|  FACEBOOK |    He...
  • Terrell's Tuneup: Strange Rumblings from The Grassy Knoll

    A version of this was published in The Santa Fe New Mexican  Nov. 22, 2013 Tragic Songs From the Grassy Knoll is a rather cheeky name for a collection of songs about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy -- which is exactly what fans of the fun-loving Norton Records have come to expec...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 66: White Trash Trophies

            Howdy friends and neighbors and welcome to the latest hillbilly episode of The Big Enchilada. Every song this month truly is a trophy in its own peculiar way. And smack dab in the middle of the episode is a set, inspired by Norton Records' new compilation, Tragic...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 65: 2013 Spooktacular

          BOO! Happy Halloween, my dear young friends! Welcome to the 6th (!!!!) annual Big Enchilada Spooktacular, where once again I've dug up some ghostly, ghastly tunes by some of your favorite artists and mine (plus a bunch you might never have heard of.) And guess what: This...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 64: Chompin' at the Stomp

            We goin' to New Orleans! Next week I'll be attending the 2013 Ponderosa Stomp, billed as a celebration of the unsung heroes of American music. This year's headliners include The Standells, The Sonics, Swamp Dogg, Ty Wagner and other under-appreciated R&B, rockabi...