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    • August 11, 2017 7:42 PM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist August 11/2017


      We started a new feature with this edition of Radio What Wave, Meet Your Local Band. We met 2 local bands, Running From Daylight, a fairly recent addition to the London music scene, and Hiroshima Hearts, a well established band who are just about to release their first 7’ record. In fact, we did the world premiere of this about to be released record on the show!


      1. Twin Fin….Jungle Room….from their brand new just released vinyl  LP Whiskey Wine and Venom Love. The record release party was last weekend at the Richmond Hotel, and it was to a packed and enthusiastic crowd!
      2. Running From Daylight….Elvis Ain’t Dead….live recording from Call The Office. Right about this time, Andrew Bellini-Rutledge (vocals and guitar) from Running From Daylight came onair to talk about the band’s big show happening on the eve of this radio show and all things Running From Daylight. This was our first attempt at Meet Your Local Band and it seemed to go over well.
      3. Running From Daylight….Folsom Prison Blues….as above.
      4. Running From Daylight…Coffin For 2….from a recent demo that you can download from Bandcamp.
      5. Running From Daylight…Devil’s Night….as above.  Big Thanx to Andrew for coming onair to talk and be the inaugural (guinea pig) for our new Meet Your Local Band feature!
      6. The Zantees….Please Give Me Something….from their 1980 LP Out For Kicks on Bomp Records and played this as Andrew sounds a bit like the young Billy Miller on this track. And that ain’t anything to be taken lightly!
      7. The Thing From Outer Space…..Too Drunk To Surf….their latest demo and they are playing with Running From Daylight at the Richmond on the eve of this show.
      8. The Thing From Outer Space….The Thing From Outer Space….from their recent CD of the same name.
      9. Roger Zuraw….Homeless Man….brand new and from an upcoming release by Etobicoke resident.
      10. 3 O’Clock Train….Train Of Dreams….from the 1985 LP Wig Wam Beach. Features Mack MacKenzie on vocals and guitar and we’ll be featuring Mack on a live to air in 2 weeks time here on Radio WW (August 25th).
      11. Fireball Grant….Alright Now….from his latest recordings and we had Fireball on a couple weeks back.
      12. The Bandits….Bandito….from The Electric 12 LP from the mid 60’s and this features Glen Campbell on the 12 string Rick. RIP to Glen Campbell.
      13. The Heck….Waiting In Line…from a brand new 7” on Dirty Water Records from the UK.
      14. Steppenwolf….Born To Be Wild…from a Greatest Hits LP and goes out to Goldy McJohn who played the big keyboards on this one. RIP to Goldy. For those that don’t know, Steppenwolf started out in Toronto as The Sparrow, then moved out to California, renamed themselves and took off from there.
      15. Hiroshima Hearts…..Spend Your Money….from the Bone Music EP and right about here, Jenn Marino and Michael DV joined me for the second Meet Your Local Band feature on this show.
      16. Hiroshima Hearts….Reach Out….from the about to be released 7” on Hiroshima Hearts Records. This was the official world premiere over the airwaves! The official release party is September 16th at Aeolian Hall along with their good pals Pacanomad. For those that have never been, Aeolian Hall has Amazing acoustics and is an old style music hall.
      17. Hiroshima Hearts….Got Me Moving….the B side of the single. The covers aren’t finished yet, but the artwork is by local (soon to be legendary) artist Jeremy Bruneel!
      18. Hiroshima Hearts….Pistol….also from the Bone Music EP.
      19. 63 Monroe….Punk Rock Goalie…from the recent Jeff LP and they will be playing Saturday night at SOHO along with 44i and Running From Daylight and former Terminal Dave Clark’s band.
      20. B Girls….B Side….from their Who Says Girls Can’t Rock CD on OPM Records. B Girls have just released a vinyl LP on Bomp Records which features many of the songs from this CD. There is a London connection as Marcy Saddy was the drummer for most of the B Girls recordings.


      Big Thanx to Andrew of Running From Daylight and Hiroshima Hearts, Jenn and Michael for coming live onair here on Radio WW!! Hope you listeners had as much fun as I did!

      And a big thanx for all the phone calls, emails and facebook messages while onair!! Much appreciated!!


      Here’s a link to what could be the archived show:



    • August 5, 2017 7:29 AM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist August 4/2017. Jason Dickson as Special Guest


      We had Jason Dickson (Co-author, along with Vanessa Brown of London 150 Cultural Moments) on as a special guest to talk about the book and London Ontario history. We had a delightful conversation, bringing up a few of the moments caught in the book as well as a few that weren’t in the book. Talked about the musical history of London Ontario, start of the punk rock scene and loads more!! It was a total blast and hope you listeners had as much fun as we did!


      1. Mongrels….Nice Tits….didn’t mean to play this song and hopefully no one was offended. Meant to play All Systems Go. The Mongrels are celebrating the 3rd anniversary of their monthly Rock’n’Roll Rent Party at the Richmond on Sunday from 4 till 7 PM.
      2. Nihilist Spasm Band….Stop And Think  Shitheads….an early 70’s recording of London’s longest lasting band?!? Well covered in the book, as are its participants as they were a key part of an art/cultural movement here in London. This band has toured a good part of the world and are legends in many places, yet almost unknown in their home town. Which says a lot about London Ontario.
      3. The Demics….New York City….from their 1979 EP, Talk’s Cheap on Ready Records. London’s most known punk combo and their most popular tune and it’s all about leaving London! Forgot to mention that Ready Records formed right here in London as its main participants were students in Fanshawe College Music Industry Arts. A program founded by former UK Pirate DJ Tom Lodge….and was later joined by famed Guess Who producer Jack Richardson (hence the Jack Richardson Music Awards here in London).
      4. The Demics….Heart Of The City….live recording from the Cedar Lounge 1978, London’s infamous punk/new wave/whatever club that was at the north west corner of King and Talbot. Ironically, there are large balls located there now! This particular song sums up going down town to see the bands at the clubs in the 70’s/80’s.
      5. Uranus….You’re So Square….from a live recording broadcast on CHRW 3/22/1982 from the Embassy Hotel. You’re So Square was the top 10 single that put Uranus on the Canadian musical map and even allowed them to travel to Vancouver to be on CBC television.  The Embassy was a hot spot form the mid 80’s onwards until closing and mysteriously burning to the ground not long after. London has an issue with former hot spots burning to the ground…ie The Brunswick Hotel.
      6. Uranus….Shake Some Action….from a live radio broadcast on CFNY 5/1980. CFNY was the first commercial radio station in Canada to play the punk/new wave thing when it started. Unfortunately you couldn’t receive their signal here in London. In the summer of 1978, 6X, the Fanshawe Radio station hoped on the bandwagon and started playing punk/new wave music!! That was a godsend for many of us! A year or so later CHRW started broadcasting over the TV cable network for part of London. I was lucky enough to live in the area that received CHRW! Many live shows were aired over CHRW, with DJ Simon Less (Peter J Moore who won a Grammy last year!) recording many of these live shows. You’d be at a show and see a white styrofoam head in the crowd with wires coming out of the ears. This is what Simon used to record the band.
      7. Jim Ashby….Speed City….from a 1970 7” that was re-released by Speed City Records a couple years back. In 1970 London was referred to as the speed capital of Canada, hence this amazing song by CJOE DJ Jim Ashby. You can grab a copy of this 7” from Speed City Records on Springbank Drive here in London.
      8. The Blackholes…..Superfreak….from a live recording at the Brunswick Hotel. The Brunswick was a hot spot from the late 80’s onwards and many a young combo was fermented here. Closed down a few years back and mysteriously burned to the ground right after closing. The Blackholes have been around for years, starting as Viv Sun and The Blackholes and show up at art openings every now and then. Guitarist Tom Hilborn is a well known visual artist.
      9. Osterberg…..London Eats Its Own….from a 10” record they released in 1993. This one is a who’s who collection of punk musicians and misfits.
      10. The Stoves….Just My Style….live recording from the Cedar Lounge circa 1979 and one of the bands that shoulda gone on to big things. Just listen to those harmony vocals. Drummer Greg Moore went on to play in…
      11. Sheep Look Up…..Burning….from their 1982 cassette and another London combo that should have and almost did make it. They did get play on Much Music, released an EP and were on the cusp of greatness….
      12. 63 Monroe….At The Boot….from a live recording aired on CHRW around 1980. The Boot refers to the Blue Boot, the previous name of The Cedar Lounge. 63 Monroe featured (and still does to this day) Steven R Stunning on lead vocals, a one time mayoral candidate and he even had a weekly music column in the London Free Press, our only daily rag.
      13. NFG…..Weekend Punx….from a live recording from the York Hotel. NFG stood for non-functioning gear or some reference to not that great. Steven R Stunning was vocalist for this combo and they morphed into 63 Monroe (there may have been a First Date along the way). The York Hotel is now known as Call The Office (with a stop at The Promised Land along the way) and is one of the best known rock’n’roll clubs in North America!! Some of the shows I’ve seen there include; The Cynics. Monomen, Das Furlines (probably the best show ever!!), Subhumans, DOA, Link Wray, The Sadies, Andre Williams, Dictators, Teenage Head, Forgotten Rebels, Paul Collins Beat and soooo many more! My fave club here in London!
      14. The Zellots….Soldiers…from a 1980 recording and our first punk/new wave combo to feature 3 females in the band! Another one of those band that coulda and shoulda but didn’t quite make the next step. They opened for John Cale (Velvet Underground) at Fryfogles here in London and he asked them to come to the UK to open a tour for him. The band couldn’t muster up the airfare and had to cancel.  But, The Zellots are about to release their first record next month! Some late 70’s recordings they did in Vancouver when they lived there for a year or so. More details on that real soon!
      15. Thundermug…..Africa…..1972 single that got radio airplay across Canada and helped put us on the musical map. The members of Thundermug are still active on the local music scene to this day!
      16. Larry Lea….Odd Man Out….from his mid 60’s LP on  Canatal Records. This is rockabilly music released when the Beatles are the second coming! Timing is everything in music luckily we have the Black Holes to cover this one! The song title surmises my life and should have been covered by The Cramps.
      17. Terminal Wallys….City Saviour….. from their New Old School CD from a few years back. Again, screwed up and played the wrong song, meant to play The East End, a tune about living east of Adelaide St but this song means just as much to London.


      Ran out of time, but certainly not things to talk about with Jason Dickson, nor London songs to play. One of the fastest 2 hours of my life and a pure joy to talk about London.

      You can pick up Jason Dickson and Vanessa Brown’s book. London 150 Cultural Moments at their bookstore, Brown and Dickson on Richmond St, at Chapters and most other cool book stores around! It’s a fun read for the reading room and brings out all kinds of trivia that you probably didn’t know.


      Back next week with Andrew from Running From Daylight (new local rockabilly combo) and some of the members of Hiroshima Hearts as we do the world premiere of their brand new 7” record!!! And they have a record release party set up for September 16th at the Aeolian Hall!


      You might be able to catch the archived show here:


    • July 29, 2017 6:21 AM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist July 28/2017


      1. Coaching For Sara…..Sister Won’t….from their latest demo and playing tonight at the 765 East.
      2. Nihilist Spasm Band….This Is a Test…..for Ben Portis who passed away last week. Ben was a former CHRW host and put on the No Music Fests here in London in the 90’s. He’d moved on into a highly successful career in the art world.
      3. Black Donnellys……Anything And Everything….from London Crawling, the cassette that came with What Wave zine #22. The Donnellys are playing tonight at Call The Office along with Red Arms.
      4. Flying Squad….Radiation Receiver….from a late 80’s demo and from London Ontario.
      5. The Famines….Second World War….from the Pentagon Black Compilation Volume 2 that came out earlier this year.
      6. Bath Salts….We Should Surf….from their recent Mardi Gras CD and from London.
      7. Pat Todd and the Rank Outsiders…..Failure Is My Name….from a recent 7” on Beluga Records. Pat was in The Lazy Cowgirls who released many LP’s back in the late 80’s/early 90’s.
      8. The Chickens…..Summer Of Love…from the 2000 CD Prepare To Plug In.
      9. The Dahlmanns…..Forever My Baby….brand new 7” on Next Big Thing Records out of Scotland but this combo is from Norway. Featuring Andy Shernoff of Dictators fame on vocals and song writing.
      10. Dany Laj and the Looks….Mixing A Drink….from their recent Alive and Kicking CD and from Montreal.
      11. Tuxedomoon…..19th Nervous Breakdown….from the Live at The Deaf Club LP from around 1980 and goes out to bass player Peter Principle who passed away last week.
      12. Tuxedomoon….What Use?....from the Half Mute LP from 1980 on Ralph Records.
      13. Tuxedomoon…..Desire….from the 1981 LP Desire, also on Ralph Records.
      14. Tuxedomoon….Dark Companion…..from the Ralph compilation LP Frank Johnson’s Favorites.
      15. The Offs…..624803…..from a 1980 7” and from San Francisco as were Tuxedomoon.
      16. Pearl Harbour……Alone In The Dark….from her 1980 LP, Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost Too and also from San Fran.
      17. The Screamers…..The Beat Goes On…..from the bootleg 1977/1978 demos and from LA.
      18. Archie and The Bunkers….You’re My Pacemaker….2 teenage brothers from Cleveland who were heavily influenced by The Screamers. This track is from an upcoming release.
      19. The Shiverettes….Broken Record….from the recent Dead Men Can’t Cat Call CD on Transistor 66 Records and from Calgary.
      20. Never  Betters…..Gold Stars…from a recent download and from London.
      21. Pale Lips….Doo Wah Diddy….from their recent Wanna Be Bad CD and from Montreal.
      22. Stark Naked and the Fleshtones…..I Wanna Marry Your Mother….from a self released/titled CD and from Toronto. Late 70’s/early 80’s punk combo that are not to be confused with The Fleshtones from NYC.
      23. Teenage Head….Kissin’ The Carpet….from a 1980 live recording from the Spoke and Rim Tavern on the Western University campus. This was broadcast live by CHRW back then and I recorded it on my cassette deck. CHRW did many live broadcasts from the Spoke Tavern back in those days.
      24. Dave Rave…..Picture My Face….from the recent  A Little Messed Up In Rock’n’Roll LP that Dave released for Record Store Day.
      25. The Stoves….Look Through Any Window… recording from 1979 at the Cedar Lounge here in London Ontario.
      26. The Straits…..This Mess….from a self titled CD from 2004 and appears to be from a London combo.
      27. Art Bergmann….My Empty House….from his 1988 CD, Crawl With Me.
      28. Songs From A Room… We Are The Ones….from a self titled CD from 2008 and from Toronto.
      29. Green Hour Band…..Real Lovin’…..from a self titled CD from 2008 and from Vancouver.
      30. Sunday Sinners…..A Mountain Fall….from their Sweet Jam CD from 2006 and from Montreal.
      31. The Mutants…..Too Much Too Soon….from their Fun Terminal CD that collects their recordings from 1978-1982.
      32. Ugly Ducklings…..Hangman….from their Thump and Twang CD on Pacemaker and from 1967. Had to cut this one short as we ran out of time.


      Big Thanx for all the phone calls, emails, facebook messages and Heys!!!Back again next week and we’ll do a short spotlight on Dave Edmunds as he is retiring from music this week.


      You might find the archived show here:


    • July 21, 2017 8:34 PM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist July 21/2017


      This was a 3 hour show, starting at 3, then at 5PM we had Fireball Grant in a a guest.


      1. Dany Laj and the Looks….Best Thing In Town….from the Word On The Street LP. Last weekend Dany Laj and The Looks played Call The Office and put on a super powerpop show!!  Powerpop is where it’s at!!
      2. The Thing From Outer Space….Too Drunk To Surf….latest demo from this London surf combo and they play Saturday night at Fitzrays.
      3. The Surfdusters….Gruesome….from the 1997 CD Surf After Dark and they were from British Columbia. They had a song or 2 on What Wave cassettes many moons ago.
      4. The Gruesomes…Bikers From Hell….from the Tyrants Of Teen Trash LP on OG and currently re-ished on Ricochet Sound (as are all The Gruesomes releases).
      5. The Sadies….Black Sheep….from the Rat Fink Soundtrack CD.
      6. The Ramblin’ Ambassadors...Hairless Cat…from the Avanti CD and from Calgary.
      7. Newport Electric….The Way Out Is in….from the So It Goes CD from a couple years back and from London Ontario.
      8. Dave Campbell….The Time Is Now…from the Finding The Real CD from a couple years back and from London Ontario.
      9. Hurricane and Able….Suddenly….from a download and features local band groupie Shawn MacDonald….Shawn is also in Space Slave and many other combos.
      10. The Knaves…..unknown song as there is no song listing but this was a London Ontario based combo that featured former CHRW Rob Gordon on the drums.
      11. Hot Kid….Knock You Down…from the Got It To Give Cd from 2007.
      12. Stolen Minks….Bring It…from the High Kicks CD and from Halifax.
      13. Del-gators….Get Down….from the Pound Down! CD from 2001 and released on SFTRI. This is a Montreal combo whose members have all gone on to many other projects.
      14. King Khan and His Shrines….3 Hairs and Your Mine….from the CD of the same name and released on Voodoo Rhythm Records out of Switzerland.
      15. The Diodes….Blonde Fever…..from the Tired of Waking Up Tired CD and originally released in 1977. Diodes box set due out this fall with some unreleased material.
      16. UIC…Outta Hand….from the Wiseman Sessions….planned on playing a Chickens track at this point but for some reason there was this UIC CD in the case!
      17. Crummy Stuff….Jag The Ripper……from the self released I Dig Chicks CD and features former Londoner Brian Young on the bass.
      18. Budoken….For Badge Holders Only…..from their 2008 sessions and from Victoria British Columbia.
      19. Raving Mojos….Yeah Yeah Uh Huh….from a download and features Ken Fox on bass, who later joined The Fleshtones and is still with them.
      20. It’s All Meat….Feel It…..1970 single that is on the It’s All Meat bootleg CD.
      21. Northwest Company…..Get Away From It All….from the 8 Hour Day CD put out by Neptoon Records. This is the late 60’s/early 70’s garage combo from Vancouver.
      22. 49th Parallel….Citizen Freak…from the 49th Parallel CD on Pacemaker Records. BTW, Pacemaker is run by former CHRW DJ Peter Burns.
      23. Mississippi Hippies….Rockalator….from their self titled CD.
      24. Maow…..Wank…from their 1996 CD, The Unforgiving Sounds Of…..released on Mint Records and features Neko Case on drums and some vocals.
      25. Maow….Mean Man…. As above.
      26. Crazy Rhythm Daddies….Bip Bop Bip….from their self titled CD from 1996 and were based in Montreal. There’s a couple former Hardrock Goners and a Gruesome involved in this one.
      27. Greylands….Another Lie…from their Right Arm CD from 2015 and from Hamilton Ontario.
      28. The Junction…..Factions…from their Grievances CD from 2012 and from Toronto.
      29. Invasions…..Rat Bastard….from their Magic CD from 2008 and from Toronto.
      30. American Flamewhip….Gasoline…from their 2006 CD Hand Tighten and features J-Rod on vocals and guitars.
      31. Elad’s Guitar Army….Drop The Gloves…from their 1999 CD Rock’n’Roll Circus CD and from Windsor Ontario.
      32. Myles Deck and the Fuzz….El Mariachi….from their 2010 CD You Can’t Heal A Sick Riff and from Halifax.
      33. The Minstrels….Can’t She Be Mine….from their Ev’ry Which Way CD from 1992.
      34. The Comos…..She Doesn’t Care….from their Band Width CD from 2006 and from London Ontario.
      35. High Dials…Desiderata….from their A New Devotion CD on Rainbow Quartz Records and from Montreal.
      36. Fireball Grant….York Hotel….right about at this point in the show, Fireball Grant arrived to talk about one man bands and  his recent trip to Italy.
      37. Fireball Grant….Baltic…from his most recent demo.
      38. Fireball Grant….Alright Now….as above.
      39. Harmonica Frank…..Rockin’ Chair Daddy….from the Sun Records box set and from 1951
      40. Bloodshot Bill….Midnight On Mars….from the 10” The Out Of This World Sounds Of….
      41. Fireball Grant….Subway….from his most recent demo.
      42. Hasil Adkins….She Said…from the Ace Hasil compilation.
      43. Hasil Adkins…..My Baby Loves Me….as above.
      44. Vinnie Crowley…..Cheap Pub….this is one of the people that Fireball Grant played with in Italy.
      45. Leadfoot Tea…..Coronet Hemi….from a brand new 7” on Beluga Records and from Sweden.
      46. Leadfoot Tea….Leadfoot Down… as above.
      47. Bradleyboy MacArthur….Backdoor Man…..from his Salt Gun CD from 2011 and from Oshawa Ontario.
      48. John Schooley…..Drive You Faster….from his self titled Lp on Voodoo Rhythm Records.


      Big Thans for all the phone calls, emails, facebook messages and to Fireball Grant for taking time to drop by the studio and yammer…..always fun with Fireball!


      Back again next week with a couple of requests and a set dedicated to the recent passing of Peter Principle, long time bass played with Tuxedomoon.


      You might be able to find an archived show here:

    • July 15, 2017 9:28 AM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist July 14/2017


      1. Pale Lips….Rock’n’Roll Dipshit….from the recent Wanna Be Bad CD and from Montreal.
      2. Running From Daylight….Coffin For 2….from a recent demo and from London. They will be doing a live to air on CHRW’s Shakin’ Katz Radio on Wednesday.
      3. Buzz Deluxe….Long Legged Boogie…..from a self titled Australian release from 2008, but from just north of Toronto. This duo used to play London a fair bit and are just starting to play live shows again.
      4. Big John Bates….Psycho Garage Blues….from the Mystiki CD from 2003 and from Vancouver.
      5. Ray Condo and His Hardrock Goners….Lonely Wolf….from the recent re-ish of Hot’n’Cold from 1987.
      6. Dany Laj and the Looks…Sweet Pretender….from the recent Alive And Kicking CD and they are in town on Saturday July 15th at Call The Office.
      7. Dany Laj and the Looks….Diamond In The Rough…. As above.   About this time Dany called in from Toronto to talk about the show on Saturday night and the show they were about to play; opening up for Teenage Head at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto.
      8. Dany Laj and the Looks….I Know You Want Out…from the Word On The Street Lp from a a year or so ago.
      9. Dany Laj and the Looks….Best Thing In Town…. As above.
      10. Nervousmen…..The New Break….from a recent demo and from London Ontario.
      11. Priors…..Hungry For Love….from their brand new release and from Montreal.
      12. Dusty Mush….Not Wild….from their recent Cheap Entertainment CD on Howlin’ Banana Records out of France.
      13. Birds Of Paradise….Beehive State….from their recent 7” on Hidden Volume Records and from Montreal.
      14. Bloody Diamonds….Lady Of The Night….from They’ve Got Secrets CD from 2012. Bloody Diamonds are from the east coast and did a live to air on Radio WW around the time of this release.
      15. The Judys….Freedom 85….from their recent debut CD and features former Londoner Pete Feend on the fuzz bass.
      16. The Forty Fives….Trying To Get Next To You….from their Fight Dirty CD and from Atlanta.
      17. Small Faces….Grow Your Own….from 1966 and a mighty fine soul inspired dance instro!
      18. The Dahlmanns…..The Last Time…from the brand new 7” on Next Big Thing out of Scotland and this combo is from Norway. Song writing courtesy of Mr Andy Shernoff.
      19. Dave Rave….Anne Marie….from the recent A Little Messed Up In Rock’n’Roll Lp that Dave released for Record Store Day.
      20. The Ramones….I Want To Be Your Boyfriend…..demo from about 1975 and on the Rhino CD of the first Ramones LP as a bonus track.
      21. Elvis Costello….Working Week….from My Aim Is True from 1977.
      22. Graham Parker…..That’s What They All Say….from his 1976 LP Heat Treatment. Got to see Graham Parker and guitarist Brinsley Schwarz last week at This Ain’t Hollywood in Hamilton and they were amazing!!!
      23. The Singles….Since You’ve Been Gone….from the Bettern Than Before CD on Rainbow Quartz Records and from Detroit from 2003. This is the start of a 4 song Rainbow Quartz spotlight, a long departed label that specialized in powerpop and psych sounds.
      24. Myracle Brah….I’d Rather Be….from the Super Automatic CD from 2000 and from Baltimore.
      25. Morning After Girls…..Run For Our Lives….from the Prelude EP’s: 1 and 2 CD and from Australia
      26. Three For 10’s….Philly Blues….from the Taking Northern Liberties CD and from Philidelphia from 2004. This was the last of the Rainbow Quartz spotlight.
      27. Plastic Heroes….Everyday….from the Escape the Lower End CD on Bongo Beat Records and from the UK from 2008.
      28. Material Issue….Goin’ Through Your Purse…from the Freak City Soundtrack CD and from 1994.
      29. The Individuals….My 3 Sons….from the Fields Ep from 1982 and part of the NYC/Hoboken powerpop scene from the early 80’s.
      30. Katrina and the Waves…..Going Down To Liverpool….from the CD The Original Recordings 1983-1984 on Bongo Beat Records. Katrina used to play London back in the early 80’s at a long gone place called Bullwinkles.
      31. The Plimsouls…..Now….from the Plus CD from 1981 and goes out to Pete Feend.


      Thanks for all the phone calls, emails, facebook messages and Heys!!! Back again next week with an early start, we’ll be hitting the airwaves at 3PM and go right through till 6PM….we’ve got Fireball Grant scheduled to pop in for a short time.


      You might be able to find the archived show here:



    • July 7, 2017 7:08 PM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist July 6/2017


      1. Suicide Generation…..London Blues….from a brand new self titled release on Dirty Water Records and from the UK.
      2. The Thing From Outer Space….Too Drunk To Surf….brand new demo from London Ontario’s only surf band.
      3. Fridge Magnets…Hypodermic Beach….from Baloney Sandwich, the cassette that came with What Wave zine #19 from October 1990.
      4. Sweet Dave and the Shallow Graves….Bad Year….from the recent Pentagon Black Volume 2 compilation put out by The Famines in Montreal.
      5. The Johnnys…..Green Back Dollar…from the 1986 LP Highlights Of A Dangerous Life and from Australia. Not to be confused with the Canadian band of the same name.
      1. Chuck Berry…..Dutchman….from the recent Chuck CD and the very last recordings of Chuck Berry. This particular tune is something way different than the usual fare that Chuck has made a living at.
      2. Pat Todd and the Rank Outsiders….Known To Stumble, Known To Fall…from a brand new release on the Beluga Records label out of Sweden.  Years ago, Pat was the lead singer for…
      3. Lazy Cowgirls….Here Comes Trouble….from the Little Sex and Death LP on Crypt Records and came out in 1997.
      4. Legend Killers….You’ll Get Yours….from the Better Than Hammerin’ EP from 1989 and from London Ontario. Singer Earle sounds a bit like Pat when he was with the Lazy Cowgirls.
      5. Cordcalling….One Road…from their recent We Are Still LP and they are playing on Saturday night at SOHO, along with….
      6. Pacanomad….Slippin’….from their recent Take It Slow CD and they are playing SOHO on Saturday night along with….
      7. Fiends….Falling In Line…..from their self titled CD and these 3 bands are playing SOHO on Saturday night.
      8. Coaching For Sara….Stick With You….from their latest demo and they are playing Saturday night at Old 765 East here in London.
      9. Stunning…..Tattoo…..from their Punk Rock Soldier LP and they are playing Saturday night at Fitzrays along with…
      10. Ten Heads On Ten…..Safe Canadian Home…..from a live recording done at The Dawghouse as part of the Toys For Tots show last fall. They are playing Saturday night with Stunning.
      11. UIC….Leave Me Alone….from the recent Wiseman Sessions LP.
      12. Noble Savages….The Music Will Kill You….from the brand new Trouble Brewing CD on Transistor 66 Records.
      13. The Dahlmanns…..Forever My Baby….from the brand new 7” on Next Big Thing Records out of Scotland, but the Dahlmanns are from Norway.  There is also a brand new, and probably final print edition of Next Big Thing zine….a mighty fine read and it’s great to have a print zine to read again! You can find Next Big Thing on facebook.
      14. The Dictators….Who Will Save Rock’n’Roll….from the New York New York LP.
      15. The Dictators….Cars and Girls….from the Go Girl Crazy LP from 1975.
      16. Masterplan….What’s Up With That….from the Colossus of Destiny CD and from 2004.
      17. Alter Boys….One Step Ahead Of The Rain….from their Soul Desire LP from 1987 and produced by Adny Shernoff of The Dictators.
      18. Dany Laj and the Looks….Mr Screaming Attitude…from the recent Alive and Kicking CD and they will be in London on Saturday July 15th at Call The Office. We’ll be talking  to Dany on next week’s edition of Radio WW.
      19. The Cry…I’m In Love…from their first LP from a couple years back.
      20. Don’t Touch The Dancers….Don’t Be Shy….from Laundromats Make Me Nervous bandcamp download and from London Ontario. They released this just after they broke up last fall.
      21. Paul Collins….King Of Power Pop….from the CD of the same name from 2010.
      22. Dave Rave….A Little Messed Up….from the recent A Little Messed Up In Rock & Roll LP that we got from Dave last night at This Ain’t Hollywood as Dave and Tim Gibbons were the opening duo, sounding a lot like The Every Brothers!
      23. Graham Parker….Mercury Poisoning….from the Passion Is No Ordinary Word best of compilation CD. Graham and Brinsley Schwarz put on a great show last night in Hamilton! They covered hits from 1976 all the way up to today and Graham’s voice sounds as good as it did 40 years ago!
      24. Foreign Objects…Wrestling Is Real…from the Not Too Cool compilation CD and this song was recorded back in 1982. Smash Wrestling is coming to London on Sunday night at London Music Hall.
      25. Cheap Trick….California Man….from the Essential Cheap Trick CD and originally from 1978.
      26. The Fastbacks….On The Wall….from the Answer The Phone Dummy CD from 1994.
      27. Detroit Cobras…..My Baby Loves The Secret Agent….from the Baby Cd that was released by Bloodshot Records.


      Thanks for all the Heys, emails, facebook messages and phone calls.


      On next week’s show, we’ll be talking to Dany Laj on the phone as Dany Laj and the Looks are playing Saturday night at Call The Office.


      Here’s a link to what might be an archive for this show:

    • June 30, 2017 7:59 PM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist June 30/2017.  All Canadian Show.


      1. The Mongrels….All Systems Go….from a demo and the Mongrels are playing their monthly Rock’n’Roll Rent Party on Sunday at the Richmond.
      2. Coaching For Sara…..Show….from a live to air on 2/10/2017 on Radio What Wave. Coaching are playing downtown on Saturday at 5PM as part of Canada 150 Day celebrations.
      3. Almighty Rhombus….Even Though….from their first EP and from Sudbury. They played downtown right after this show aired as part of the Canada 150 Celebrations.
      4. The Statues….Dirty Thoughts….from the New People Make Us Nervous CD from 2006 and also from Sudbury.
      5. Pale Lips….Run Boy Run….from their recent Wanna Be Bad CD and from Montreal.
      6. Century Palm….Dead Soon….from the recent Pentagon Black Volume 2 Compilation. These guys also have a recent LP on Deranged Records.
      7. The Famines….Second World War….from the same Pentagon Black Volume 2 Compilation and from Montreal. These are the guys responsible for the Pentagon Black compilations.
      8. Fiends….30 Something….from their recent EP and they will be playing on July 8 at SOHO along with Pacanomad and Cordcalling.
      9. The Creamcheeze Good-Time Band….Milverton….from their early 70’s EP called Perth County Green. Some kinda bluegrass, family band record that looks like it was self released. It’s on the Dominion Record label and came out in the early 70’s. Dunno if the Perth County green is a reference to a herb, or these kids are really naïve as the drummer is only 11 years old! Perth County is north east of London, and the town they are from, Gads Hill is just north of Stratford Ontario.
      10. Pacanomad….She’s Gone….from the recent Take It Slow CD and they will be at SOHO on July 8th.
      11. Soul Motivators….Dr Know It All….from the Free To Believe CD from 2015 and from Toronto.
      12. Rough Trade….No Control….from their Direct To Disc LP from 1977.
      13. Robbie Rox….Trauma….from his Construction Site LP from 1978 and from Toronto. Robbie Rox is still active to this day with various projects.
      14. McKenna Mendelson Mainline…..I Think I’m Losing My Marbles…from the 1969 Stink LP and from Toronto.
      15. Roger Zuraw….Just May Go Crazy Blues….from his Feels Like Blues To Me CD from 2007 and from Etobicoke.
      16. Stompin’ Tom Connors….Horseshoe Hotel Song….from his Live at The Horseshoe LP from 1971. You can’t do an all Canadian show without The Stomper!!
      17. Kensington Hillbillys….Days Of My Life…from the Bones In The Backyard CD from 2006 and features former Londoner Pete Lambert on the drums.
      18. 3 O’Clock Train….Train Of Dreams….from the Wig Wam Beach EP. We had singer/guitarist Mack MacKenzie on for a live to air 2 weeks ago. Mack is coming back to Fitzrays here in London on August 30th.
      19. Lee Harvey Osmond….Loser…from the Beautiful Scars CD from 2015 and this is basically Tom Wilson.
      20. Junkhouse….Pearly White….from the Fuzz CD from 1997 and also features Tom Wilson.
      21. Florida Razors….Switchboard….from the Beat Music compilation CD on Bullseye Records. This particular track was unreleased until this CD came out.
      22. Smugglers….Canadian Ambassadors….from the In The Hall Of Fame CD from 1993. Smugglers did a pair of reunion shows a couple weeks back in Toronto and Ottawa.
      23. The Gruesomes….3 Men 1 Coffin….from Gruesomology, a CD compilation from Sundazed Records.
      24. Deja Voodoo….Blast Off…from the Swamp Of Love Lp from 1986.
      25. Light Bulb Alley…..Bad Day….from the recent Bright Side Of The Dumpster CD and from Montreal.
      26. The Dave Rave Group…..Weight Of The World….from the Valentino’s Pirate CD on Bullseye Records and from 1989. Dave is opening up for Graham Parker on Thursday at This Ain’t Hollywood in Hamilton.
      27. Ralph Alfonso…..Maybe Ontario…from the Sophisticated Boom Boom CD from 1997. Did you catch the reference to buying clothes on Richmond St in London in the middle of this song?
      28. Chilliwack….Lonesome Mary…from the Segue LP and initially came out in 1970.
      29. The Sadies….Guns Talk….from the self titled CD on Bloodshot Records from 1998.
      30. The Sadies….Little Sadie….as above.
      31. The Guess Who……Guns Guns Guns….from the Rockin’ LP from 1972.


      Hope you dug the Canadian tunes this week as we only celebrate our 150th birthday once! Thanx for the phone calls, emails, facebook messages and Heys!!! Back again next week with more stuff!!


      Here’s a link where the show might be archived:



    • June 23, 2017 7:32 PM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist June 23/2017


      1. Coaching For Sara… Tonight’s The Night….from the soon to be released CD. Local power pop combo.
      2. The Judys….Venus Of Avenue D….from their recent self titled debut CD and from Vancouver. Feature former Londoner Pete Feend on the fuzz bass. A cover of a tune by….
      3. Mink Deville….Gunslinger…from their 1977 debut on Razor Records. Based out of NYC and they played CBGB’s more than any other band!
      4. King Khan and the Shrines….The Street Where I Live…from the Mr Supernatural CD from 2004. It was around this time KK played Call The Office to about 12 people….and then there were about 12 people in the band as well!
      5. Kumonga…Marmalade….from their self titled debut CD from 2012 and from the Toronto/Oshawa area. Singer/keyboards Danny Walters was in The Brown Hornets that used to play London a fair bit.
      6. The Sci-Phonics….All By Myself…from a demo from the mid 80’s and from London Ontario.  Guitarist/vocalist Frank Ridsdale and lead guitarist Jerry Fletcher both play in The Stetson Brothers.
      7. Ray Condo and His Hardrock Goners… The Worrying Kind….from the recent re-ish of their 1987 Hot’n’Cold LP.
      8. B5 Blue….King Creole….live recording from the Brunswick Hotel. You may know this combo under their more common name of The Boy From Nowhere.
      9. Lionel Lodge…Smile… from The Agitator CD from 2014. Lionel is back in London and playing at the Food Festival in London tomorrow and at Fitzrays on Wednesday June 28th as part of their Indy Wednesdays. Lionel is a former Londoner currently residing and playing music in Austria.
      10. Lionel Lodge….The Agitator….recorded live on Radio WW 2/5/2015.
      11. Rosie….as above. This went out to Rose Piggott who passed away just before this was recorded.
      12. Nosmo King Jr…..I Can’t Hear You…..from the cassette that came with What Wave zine 12 and features Lionel Lodge in the band.
      13. Miesha and The Spanks….Motorin’….from their recent 7” record.
      14. Surprise Party….Psychedelic Girlfriend….from their self titled CD on Transistor 66 Records. The band broke up just prior to the release of this and they were from Winnipeg.
      15. Archie and The Bunkers….You’re My Pacemaker….from their soon to be released LP. 2 teenage brothers from Cleveland who play Europe regularly.
      16. UIC….Green Lady….from the recent Wiseman Sessions LP on Yeah Right Records and available at local record stores.
      17. 63 Monroe……Media Junkie…..from the Only In Canada, Eh CD compilation from a few years back.
      18. 63 Monroe….Punk Rock Goalie….from the recent Jeff LP and available at local record shops.
      19. Joey Shithead….Bust Me Loose…from the Band Of Rebels CD from 2007.  We named our brand new poodle puppy after Joey Shithead!
      20. Dany Laj and the Looks….Sweet Pretender….from the recent Alive and Kicking CD and they are playing Call The Office on Saturday July 15th.
      21. Lene Lovich….Home….from the Stateless Lp from 1980 on Stiff Records.
      22. Mighty Ffud…Caught….from their 2014 self titled CD and from Montreal. Features former Londoner Mark Goodwin on guitar.
      23. Peter Zaremba’s Love Delegation….I’m Gonna Knock You Out…..from the Spread The Word LP from 1986. This is Peter Zaremba from the world famous Fleshtones!!
      24. Noble Savages…..Hangin’ At This Ain’t….from the brand new Trouble Brewing CD on Transistor 66 Records. Believe it or not, this is the number 1 release on the CHRW charts right now!!
      25. The Johnnys….I’m Hot…from the I Like It A Lot CD from 2007 and from Toronto via the Arctic!!
      26. Frankenstein 5….Going All The Way….from their self titled CD from 1994 and from London Ontario.
      27. 006….What Me Worry?....from the Garage Beat 66 Volume 1 CD compilation on Sundazed Records.
      28. The Sparkles….No Friend Of Mine…as above and from Texas.
      29. Jerry Jerry and the Sons Of Rhythm Orchestra….How Can People Be So Wrong?....from the Don’t Mind If I Do CD from 1992. From Edmonton via Montreal via Edmonton and used to play through London a fair bit….
      30. The Hypnotics….Lost In The Details…from the Modern Art Entertainment CD and from Windsor Ontario.
      31. The Midways…..Just My Kind….from the Manners Manners CD and from Toronto. This release came out in Germany on the Screaming Apple label and is from 2006.
      32. Free For All….Show Me The Way….from the Psychedelic Microdots Volume 1 CD on Sundazed Records and from California.
      33. We The People…..In The Past….as above, but from Florida.
      34. Con Safos…..Con Safos….from the Los Angelinos compilation from Rhino Records from 1983. A compilation of East LA soul/pop/punk combos.

      Huge Thanx for all the crazy phone calls, facebook messages and Heys!! Next week it’s an all Canadian show as we celebrate Canada Day!!!


      You might be able to catch the archived show here;


    • June 17, 2017 7:50 AM CDT
    • Radio What Wave Playlist June 16/2017. With Mack MacKenzie Live To Air


      1. Hiroshima Hearts….The Well….from their debut CD and they played last night at Rumrunners.
      2. Black Frame Spectacle…..A Line In The Sand….from their Grady Sessions CD and they played with Hiroshima Hearts last night.
      3. The Nervousmen….Stride Adjustment….from a download and they played at Call The Office last night.
      4. Sulfur City….Whispers…from their Talking Loud release on Alive Records and they also played Call The Office last night.
      5. Noble Savages….I Need Action…from their brand new Trouble Brewing CD on Transistor 66 Records and they also played Call The Office last night.
      6. Pacanomad….Paranoid…from the recent Take It Slow CD and they play Call The Office tonight.
      7. Fluer De Lys….Circles….from the Pop Goes Immediate Volume 2 CD. From 1966 and released on the Immediate label and by request. Locals Fine Print used to cover this one.
      8. Coaching For Sara…Stick With You….from their soon to be released CD and they are playing in Aylmer Ontario today for a benefit.
      9. Pale Lips….Hiding From The Moon….from the recent Pentagon Black Compilation Volume 2 and from Montreal.
      10. The Smugglers…Up and Down….from their very first 7” on Nardwuar’s record label. The Smugglers did their first Toronto show in a decade last night and tonight they play at the Ottawa Explosion festival.
      11. Mack MacKenzie….The Devil Likes Me….live to air here on Radio What Wave. For those that don’t know, Mack was the leader of 3 O’Clock Train, a mid 80’s Montreal based country/punk/garage combo who had the hit Train Of Dreams. They released several records at the time and most will be re-issued towards the end of the summer.
      12. Mack MacKenzie…I’m Not Your Indian Boy… Mack said, this was a newer song, only about 20 years old.
      13. Mack MacKenzie….Love To Rain…..
      14. Mack MacKenzie…A Fire I Can’t Put Out…
      15. Mack MacKenzie….Fake Honeymoon….
      16. Mack MacKenzie….Love Hurts…a non-original done by The Everly Brothers (and Nazareth who had a hit with it).  And right after this one, Mack came into the studio to talk about things past, present and future. He’s presently on a solo cross North America tour right now and from here he heads east. You can catch Mack live at Fitzrays on Wednesday June 21st.
      17. 3 O’Clock Train….Stupid Little Angel…recorded live at the Key West Café here in London 2/23/1987.  As Mack said, the band was really tight from touring constantly at this time.
      18. 3 O’Clock Train….The Devil Likes Me….as above. Both tunes recorded on the What Wave mobile recording unit over 30 years ago!
      19. 3 O’Clock Train….Train Of Dreams….from the Wig Wam Beach EP from 1987. Finally got the scoop on the different versions of this song….Mack thinks there are 5 different recordings of this….all explained on the show.
      20. The Smugglers….Jailbait….from the cassette compilation called Cat’O’Nine Tales that came with What Wave zine 21 back in 1992.
      21. The Smugglers….Don’t Mess With Beez….from the Mutiny In Stereo CD from 2004. Beez was/is the bass player for the band.
      22. The Gruesomes….What’s Your Problem….from the same Cat’O’Nine Tales cassette as The Gruesomes were a HUGE influence to The Smugglers (as well as many other combos across Canada)
      23. Link Wray….Batman….from the Link Wray self titled LP on Ace Records from the early 80’s. This one goes out to Adam West who passed away last weekend.
      24. The Marketts….Batman….from The Batman Theme LP released around the time of the Batman TV show to cash in on the craze. Almost soul like!
      25. The Rolling Stones…..Happy…..from the Hot Stuff Volumes 1 and 2 compilation bootleg. This goes out to long time Keith lover Anita Pallenberg who just passed away.
      26. Kasenetz Katz Orchestra….Quick Joey Small….from the Super Circus LP from about 1968 and goes out to our newest family member, Joey.
      27. Joey Ramone….Maria Bartiromo….from his Don’t Worry About Me CD.


      HUGE Thanx to Mack MacKenzie for taking the time to drop by the studio, play live and chat about all things happening!! It was a real pleasure and a TON of fun. Mack and I haven’t crossed paths in over 30 years as 3 O’Clock Train used to play London as part of their regular tour.

      Mack will be at Fitzrays on Wednesday June 21st for a solo show.

      And a HUGE thanx for all the phone calls, emails, facebook messages and Heys!!! That’s what makes it all worthwhile!! Back again next week with more noise to annoy.


      Here’s a link to what should be the archived show:


    • July 30, 2017 12:30 AM CDT
    • Earache Radio No 15


      The Cosmic Psychos - "Lead Me Astray"

      Vertigo - "You Got Nothing"

      Killdozer - "Lupus"

      Gasoline - "Let's Go Harley"

      The Vendettas - "Can't Stop"

      Flesh Lights - "Bummer Bitch"

      The Superkools - "Something Tomorrow"

      The Bottom Feeders - "'69 Drag Pack"

      Zeke - "Lords of the Highway"

      The Buff Medways - "Highway Chile"

      The Hardons - "I Heard Her Call My Name"

      The No-Talents - "What's in Your Bag"

      The Didjits - "Headless"

      The New Bomb Turks - "Got No Proof"

      The Heretics - "Lesbian Grudge Match"

      The Red Aunts - "Cupcakes"

      The Tyrades - "I Got A Lot"

      GG Allin &/the Jabbers - "1980s Rock N' Roll"

      The Adolescents - "Welcome to Reality"

      The Tall Birds - "Action"



    • July 17, 2017 3:33 PM CDT
    • New Episode:

      Earache Radio No 14


      Sugar Shack - "Don't Bum Me Out"

      Bloodloss - "I'll Be Around"

      The Melvins - "Leech"

      The Short Fuses - "Here Come the Warm Girls"

      OBN iii's - "Rich Old White Men"

      Tractor Sex Fatality - "Cage Match"

      The Kent 3 - "Sleeper"

      Deep Reduction - "Black Tulip"

      The Dubrovniks - "Speedway Girls"

      The Campus Tramps - "Right Here Right Now"

      Adam West - "Sizleen"

      The Secrets - "Who's Walkin' Who"

      The Villains - "Villain"

      The Monomen - "Don't Know Yet"

      The M80s - "Slit My Wrist"

      The Drags - "Well Worth Talkin' About"

      The Kidnappers - "Spanish Girls"

      The Blacks - "Boss With the Hot Sauce"

      The Statics - "She Said Oh"

      The Registrators - "I Hate You"



    • July 2, 2017 11:02 PM CDT
    • New Episode:  


      Earache Radio No 13 


      Electric Frankenstein - "Face at the Edge of the Crowd"

      Mudhoney - "You Make Me Die"

      The Pleasure Fuckers - "The Saint"

      The Candy Snatchers - "Bum Me Out"

      Bloodloss - "Hated In My House"

      AntiSeen - "Beat on the Brat"

      Nashville Pussy - "Go Motherfucker Go"

      Pearl Schwartz - "Stars in the Street"

      The Dirty Fingers - "Only Perverts Play Rock N' Roll"

      The Humpers - "Dead Last"

      9 Pound Hammer - "Two Tub Man"

      The Persuaders - "See My Reason"

      The Cynics - "Baby What's Wrong"

      The Statics - "Kinds of Women"

      The Oblivians - "Strong Come On"

      The Makers - "Selling Purple Hearts"

      The Hellacopters - "Thanks for Nothing"

      The Nomads - "In A House of Cards"

      HEAD - "Larry Tate"

      The Sons of Hercules - "Private Hell"



    • June 18, 2017 12:26 AM CDT
    • New Episode:

      • Earache Radio No 12


        Tractor Sex Fatality - "Jungle Pam"

        The Scientists - "Swampland"

        The Makers - "I Get Scared"

        The Mono Men - "Over the Edge"

        The Carbonas - "Blackout Waiting To Happen"

        The Ghetto Ways - "Hidden Charms"

        The Highschool Rockers - "Fun Tonight"

        The Minds - "We Got the Pop"

        The FM Knives - "Estrogen"

        Die Rotzz - "Lo Que Necessito"

        Blunder Tongue - "Long Tall Willie"

        BUM - "Weekend"

        The Flash Express - "Ride the Flash Express"

        Pearl Schwartz - End of Love"

        The Fatals - "If You Don't Like Me"

        HEAD - "Luv Theme of HEAD"

        The Kent 3 - "Basketball Medics"

        The Gargoyles - "The Goat"

        The Thankless Dogs - "Never Knowing"

        The Intimate Fags - "Break the Back"





    • June 4, 2017 8:58 PM CDT
    • New Episode:


      Earache Radio No 11


      The Monomen - “Took That Thing”

      The Problematics - “Bad Habit”

      The Shop Fronts - “So Sick”

      The Highschool Rockers - “I Love Anna Kournikova”

      The Stitches - “You Tear Me Out”

      The Orphans - “Electric S”

      The Trashies - “Nude Beach”

      Skin Yard - “Start At The Top”

      Haunted Garage - “Brain In A Jar”

      Steel Wool - “Devil’s Night”

      Coffin Break - “Noise Patch”

      Ex-Cult - “Stick the Knife In”

      The Chemical People - “Been Here”

      StreetWalkin’ Cheetahs w/ Deniz Tek - “More Fun”

      The Hanson Brothers - “Brad”

      The Dwarves - “Anybody Out There”

      The Motards - “Put Me Down”

      The Beavers - “Rock N’ Roll”

      The M-80’s - “You Must Be Outta My Mind”

      Love Tan - “Soloween”

      Yummy - “Reverend Moon Doggie”




    • July 22, 2017 1:48 PM CDT
    • Playlist 07-22-17

      Monster Magnet - Crop Circle
      Anti-Nowhere League - Pig Iron
      MC5 - Kick Out The Jams
      FU's - Young, Fast Iranians
      Dictators - The Next Big Thing
      Dead Boys - Son of Sam
      Bloody Hollies - I Dream of Bees
      Bullet Proof Lovers - Knock Down the Door
      Norvins - Love
      Stupidity - King Midas
      Fallen Leaves - Lavender Girl
      Vicars - Don't Try to Tell Me
      Upper Crust - Set for Life/I Beg to Differ
      Supersuckers - Coattail Rider
      Cock Sparrer - Nothing Like You
      99ers - Skating NYC
      Shemales - Bitch
      Curse - Kingmaker
      Mary's Kids - Time Has Come
      Maggots - You Don't Want Me
      CJ Ramone - Girlfriend in a Graveyard
      Sadies - Another Season Again
      Moon Duo - Creepin'
      Bleached - Turn To Rage
      Sir Bald Diddley - Hirsuite Wetsuit
      Televisionaries - No Return
      Velvetones - Static
      Astronauts - Baja
      Strays - TV Dinner
      Wipes - Fell Into
      Band For Disease Control and Prevention - Human Versus Devil
      Hospital Food - Punk Rock Heart
      Zex - No Sanctuary
      Heck - Why?!
      Meet The Robots - Here We Are
      Sanity Assassins - Running In Circles
      Cocktail Slippers - In the City

    • July 22, 2017 7:45 AM CDT
    • The Jeff of the Future Radio Show will be on the air and the web on Saturday July 22nd from Noon-2:00PM EST. There will be loads of new and old garagepunk songs for your listening pleasure. Just tune in to 89.7 WITR-FM in Rochester, NY or stream it live at

    • July 8, 2017 1:47 PM CDT
    • Playlist 07-08-17

      Manitoba's Wild Kingdom - The Party Starts Now!
      Nip Drivers - Fox On The Run
      Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized
      Tio Rico - Article 7
      Wipes - Alison
      Meet the Robots - Beakin
      Mary's Kids - In My Grip
      Curse - Love Gone Cold
      Strays - Don't Mither Me
      Tad - Bullhorn
      Elvis Hitler - Yummy Yummy Yummy
      Penetrators - She's the Kinda Girl
      Les Thugs - Stop the War
      New Bomb Turks - Hammerless Nail
      Zero Boys - High Time
      TSOL - Nice Guys
      No Alternative - Dead Men Tell No Lies
      Cock Sparrer - Up With This
      Lillingtons - War of the Worlds
      99ers - Heaven Only Knows
      Long Ryders - I Had A Dream
      Bleached - Turn To Rage
      Moon Duo - Creepin'
      CJ Ramone - Steady As She Goes
      Upper Crust - I Stand Corrected (Corrected Version)
      Norvins - I Feel Pretty
      Fallen Leaves - I'm A Man
      Stupidity - Get Up
      Strawberry Zots - Get Me To The World On Time
      Bad Religion - It's Only Over When
      dB's - Black and White
      Bongos - The Bulrushes
      Shoes - Too Late
      Faster Than Bulls - Tonight
      Vicars - Why Have You Changed
      Stiff Little Fingers - Talkback
      Undertones - Got To Have You Back
      Dexy's Midnight Runners - Geno
      Angry Samoans - Time Has Come Today
      Godfathers - Gone To Texas

    • July 8, 2017 7:59 AM CDT
    • On Saturday July 8th, there will be a bonus edition of The Jeff of the Future Radio Show. Yes, two weeks in a row of garage-punk tunes on the radio. You can listen at 89.7 WITR-FM in Rochester, NY or streaming live at

    • July 1, 2017 2:06 PM CDT
    • Playlist 07-01-17

      Circle Jerks - American Heavy Metal Weekend
      MC5 - Back in the USA
      Mutants - So American
      Avengers - The American in Me
      Husker Du - Eight Miles High
      Gas Huffer - Knife Manual
      Wanderers - Ready to Snap
      Rubber City Rebels - Paper Dolls
      Curse - Stuck In Slow Motion
      Suede Razors - All Nighter
      Tio Rico - Somewhere Between
      Cock Sparrer - Every Step of the Way
      Upper Crust - Set for Life/I Beg to Differ
      CJ Ramone - Run Around
      Wyldlife - Desperate Times
      Blondie - Doom or Destiny
      Strays - TV Dinner
      Normal - T.V.O.D.
      Silicon Teens - Chip 'n' Roll
      Devo - Mongoloid
      99ers - She Don't Like The Lillingtons
      Stupidity - Set Me Free
      Badass Mother Fuzzers - Shoot Me Down
      Penetrators - Keep On Rollin' (Stones)
      Wipes - Broken
      Meet The Robots - Giving Up
      Emnibis - Home
      Faster Than Bulls - Blow Out
      Norvins - Here I Am, Here I Always
      Fallen Leaves - Prodigal Son
      Vicars - Don't Try To Tell Me
      Malarians - Taking Over
      Mary's Kids - Time Has Come
      Brazen Swagger - The Fly
      Band For Disease Control and Prevention - Dial M For Hedonism
      Jeff Dahl - Lisa's World
      Barrence Whitfield and the Savages - The Claw
      Thunder Gods - Soul Crusher
      Mrs. Magician - Eye All Over Town
      Fleshtones - Hitsburg USA
      Godfathers - Gone To Texas

    • July 1, 2017 8:13 AM CDT
    • The Jeff of the Future Radio Show will be on the air and the web on Saturday July 1st from Noon-2:00PM EST. Just tune your radio to 89.7 WITR-FM in Rochester, NY or stream it live at

    • June 17, 2017 1:48 PM CDT
    • Playlist 06-17-17

      Zodiac Mindwarp and the Love Reaction - Prime Mover
      Suede Razors - Ready To Rock
      Fastbacks - Set Me Free
      Radio Birdman - New Race
      Legal Weapon - Daddy's Gone Mad
      Saints - Lost and Found
      Ramones - Animal Boy
      New York Dolls - Jet Boy
      Wipes - Fell Into
      Emnibis - Breakthrough
      Brazen Swagger - 2.32 Pounds of Pressure
      Meet The Robots - The LEBB
      Blondie - Doom or Destiny
      Upper Crust - I Stand Corrected (Corrected Version)
      CJ Ramone - Girlfriend in a Graveyard
      Wyldlife - Contraband
      Attack - Strange House
      Malarians - A Taste of Five
      McFadden's Parachute - Hometown
      Harmonica Lewinski - Tiki Time
      Cock Sparrer - Family of One
      Hospital Food - Punk Rock Heart
      Snide - Disorder
      Strays - TV Dinner
      99ers - It's All About Me
      Curse - King Of Irritation
      Stupidity - OK
      Penetrators - She's the Kinda Girl
      Tio Rico - Article 7
      Faster Than Bulls - When Death Comes To Town
      PapaShangos - BitchSlap!
      Band For Disease Control and Prevention - Dial M For Hedonism
      Dusty Mush - Hot Tomato
      Archaeas - Grave Night
      Badass Mother Fuzzers - Love
      Fallen Leaves - Lavender Girl
      Smithereens - A Girl Like You
      Godfathers - Gone To Texas

    • June 17, 2017 6:05 AM CDT
    • The Jeff of the Future Radio Show will be on the air and the web on Saturday June 17th from Noon-2:00PM EST. Be prepared to hear many unsigned bands from the UK in addition to the usual garage-punk tunes. Listen at 89.7 WITR-FM in Rochester, NY or streaming live at

    • June 3, 2017 1:53 PM CDT
    • Playlist 06-03-17

      Drivin' N' Cryin' - Turn It Up Or Turn It Off
      Muffs - Brand New Chevy
      Incredible Kidda Band - Can I Take The Car Tonight
      Woogles - Drive On
      Stooges - Down on the Street
      Clash - Safe European Home
      Descendents - Rotting Out
      Flesheaters - Wedding Dice
      Suede Razors - All Nighter
      Penetrators - What They Said They Would
      Badass Mother Fuzzers - Dog On A Leash
      Stupidity - OK
      Curse - King Maker
      Upper Crust - Set for Life/I Beg to Differ
      Wyldlife - Contraband
      Sadies - Another Season Again
      Snide - I Don't Want You Back
      Cock Sparrer - Gonna Be Alright
      Hospital Food - I've Got A Gun
      Dirt Byrds - Janie Jones
      Fallen Leaves - I'm A Man
      Routes - No Permanence
      Brood - Leave Me Alone
      Chesterfield Kings - Baby Doll
      Dusty Mush - Hot Tomato
      Slift - Dominator
      Thee Oh Sees - Crushed Grass
      King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - Rattlesnake
      CJ Ramone - Let's Go
      Amber Lamps - Bitter Ride
      Plastic Daggers - Save Yourself
      Thee Vicars - Don't Try To Tell Me
      Rollin Machine - Moving On!
      Archaeas - Grave Night
      Blackmail Box - Light Come Down
      99ers - Rockaway Beach
      Godfathers - Gone To Texas

    • July 16, 2017 8:21 PM CDT
    • Been awhile since i've posted here.  Check out this recent episode of REvolution Rock.  It featured an interview with Dion Lunadon who used to play guitar in teh New Zealand garage rock band The D4.  He just released a new solo album.  Alos, music from Painted Ship, The Fads (ex Future Primitives members), Guitar Wolf, Toy Love, The Adverts, The Gories and more!

      The Playlist:

      1. The Fads - Dead End Town
      2. The Haunted - 1-2-5
      3. Painted Ship - Frustration
      4. The Ape-ettes - Bless This Mess
      5. TOPS - Dayglow Bimbo
      6. The Thin Cherries - Dorian Gray
      7. The Rainy Days - Uh-Huh!
      8. Nothing At All - Get Some
      9. Dion Lunadon - Reduction Agent


      10. The D4 - Ladies Man
      11. The True Lovers - Obsession
      12. A Place To Bury Strangers - Straight
      13. Dion Lunadon - Howl
      14. Teengenerate - Dressed In Black
      15. Guitar Wolf - Can Nana Fever
      16. Toy Love - Squeeze
      17. Teenanger - Dawn
      18. The Modernettes - Confidential
      19. Dead Ghosts - Girl Across The Street
      20. Young Rival - Black Popcorn
      21. Betrayers - Hand O' Glory
      22. Kevin Morby - 1234
      23. The Adverts - One Chord Wonders
      24. Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs - O'Anvil
      25. Paul The Tailor - Gold
      26. The Cramps - The Way I Walk
      27. The Gories - Let Your Daddy Ride

      Download/listen to this episode here:

      Check out my blog post on Dion's album here:

    • June 24, 2017 7:14 PM CDT
    • Anybody seen the Radio Birdman documentary?  Reviews?