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  • 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...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 63: Shout When the Spirit Says Shout

        Let the spirit of crazy rock 'n' roll move your soul. Enjoy two high-voltage sets of rock, soul and psychobilly, then free your soul with a final explosion of primal gospel sounds. Hallelujah!  | SUBSCRIBE| FACEBOOK |  SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUNK P...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 62: AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAZE VOL. 2

    All aboard the Big Enchilada, where this month, to borrow a phrase from the Three Stooges, we're going Around the World in a Daze, a whirlwind tour of the world's garages. It's an international incident waiting to happen. | SUBSCRIBE| FACEBOOK |  SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARA...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 61: Crackpot Curios

    Consider the Big Enchilada a roadside souvenir shop. Among the jackalope antlers, prickly pear candy, rattlesnake balls and authentic Indian headdresses made in China are some crazy musical curios for the easily excitable and the wild at heart. | SUBSCRIBE| FACEBOOK |  ...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 60: Transcendental Saloon

    Howdy podlubbers, come on through the swinging doors, sit yourself, grab yourself a cold mug of sarsaparilly and enjoy the sweet hillbilly sounds at The Transcendental Saloon. | SUBSCRIBE| FACEBOOK SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUNK PIRATE RADIO PODCASTS Here's the playlist:(Backgrou...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 59: Conspiracies in the Mist

      OK, I'm risking my LIFE to bring you this episode, but I have to alert you to some DANGEROUS PLANS by high-ranking officials I've uncovered! If you listen closely to the lyrics of each song -- ok, some of them you'll have to play backwards -- and you READ BETWEEN THE LINES you'll realize...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 58: Felonious Funhouse

    There's something sinister about this midway attraction. Step right up to the Felonious Fun House, where scuzzy carnival fun turns into a journey to the Beyond. And just when think it's over, it's time to take the funhouse slide down into the wild realm of psychedelic Africa.  SUBSCRIBE...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 57: Bargain Basement Beatniks

      Pull my daisy, bite my crank, there's beatniks in my garage! Here's a garage-punk celebration of the Beat Generation and cultural icons like Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Neil Cassidy and Maynard G. Krebs. Dig, daddio! DOWNLOAD (Right click and "Save As") FACEBOOK|  ...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 56: Honky Tonk New Year

      Happy New Year, podlubbers! I'm kicking off 2013 with some wild hillbilly sounds both old and new. You'll hear rockabilly, bluegrass, hardcore honkytonk and podunk madness from the sticks. DOWNLOAD (Right click and "Save As") FACEBOOK    Here's the playlist: ...
  • BIG ENCHILADA 55: 2012 Christmas Special

      Once again it's Christmas time at the Big Enchilada. Hang your Yule logs and burn your stockings, It's the War on Christmas and it's gonna rock. DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE| FACEBOOK |  SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUNK PIRATE RADIO PODCASTS | Here's the pl...
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  • Big Enchilada 54: Visionary Sleaze

        The Big Enchilada is back bringing you music that's just a little visionary and a whole lot sleazy, just as you podlubbers like. The heart of Episode 54 is a long tribute to the beloved Norton Records, whose Brooklyn, N.Y. warehouse was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. ...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 53: 2012 SPOOKTACULAR

        Boo! It's that most wonderful time of the year. Join me in the joyous spirit of this holiday. DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE| FACEBOOK |  SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUNK PIRATE RADIO PODCASTS | Here's the playlist: (Background Music: The Spook by The Tomkos) Satan's B...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 52: Autumn Winds

            All the leaves are brown and the sky is gray. Fall is falling. Here's some sweet rocking sounds to comfort you as the world around you decays. DOWNLOAD | SUBSCRIBE| FACEBOOK |  SUBSCRIBE TO ALL GARAGEPUNK PIRATE RADIO PODCASTS | ...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 51: Kicks From the Sticks

      Welcome to the new hillbilly episode of The Big Enchilada podcast. To paraphrase Johnny Hicks in the opening song here, we're going to get some kicks from the hicks way back in the sticks. Besides the twisted honky-tonk and hopped-up hillbilly sounds you've come to expect from these sh...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 50: Sonic Snake Oil

            Welcome to the halfway-to-100 episode of The Big Enchilada. It's called "Sonic Snake Oil," and like the best of patent medicines from eras gone by, it'll cure what ails you. Users of this miracle podcast have reported that it's calmed their nerves, soothed the...
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  • Big Enchilada 49: Attack of the Tacky Tikis

            Inspired by a series of startling hallucinations in the gardening section of my local K-Mart, this month The Big Enchilada takes you to an uncharted desert isle where the world's tackiest Tikis plot in secrecy. All the tacky Tikis, where do they  all com...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 48: Honky Tonky Wacky Woo

          Burn down the honky tonks with another fine Big Enchilada hillbilly episode featuring lots of new music by current bands like The Calamity Cubes, The Dirt Daubers, The Waco Brothers with Paul Burch, Lydia Lovelace, The Misery Jackals, Poor Boy's Soul plus not-too-long-ag...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 47: Music to Heal By

          I'm recovering from hip replacement surgery, so here's some new hip sounds, as well as some old ones, in an episode I'm calling "Music to Heal By." This music will soothe and bring joyful, positive, healing energy. Trust me. You'll be wanting to shake your hips in ...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 46: DINOSAUR HOP

      You bet Jurassic, there's no stoppin' the dinosaurs from hoppin'! Get hip to the prehistoric jive of this month's Big Enchilada featuring giant reptilian rock 'n' roll. Shake your dinosaur bones to The Hickoids,   J.C. Satan, Persian Claws, The Terrorists, The Mighties and Be...
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  • BIG ENCHILADA 45: Freak Bar Happy Hour

        Don't freak out. It's Happy Hour down at the corner Freak Bar. The beer is cold and the jukebox is blasting the freakishly superb sounds of Barrence Whitfield & The Savages, King Khan, The Reigning Sound, Ty Segall, The Manxx, Stomping Nick, The Hex Dispensers, The Lot Lizards a...
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