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Friday, February 24, 2017

RA/OR 169 - POWER POP VI






Yes, it's that time again: more power pop! You're gonna love the music on this episode.

CRASH STREET KIDS - INTO YOU
PHIL NEAL - STANDARD QUESTION
THE HI-FI's - LOOK WHAT YOU'VE DONE
THE WET - IT'S ALRIGHT
STEVE BLIMKIE AND THE REASON - IT ONLY HAPPENED TWICE
THE NOVELS - I'M BEING FOLLOWED
THE PROMISES - VALERIE
HEROES - BABY'S HAD A TASTE
THE IRONICS - MISDEMEANORS
THE BOYFRIENDS - BOYFRIEND
ARLIS - NO WAY BABY
THE LOOKALIKES - JUST WHAT YOU GOT
THE SWEAT - YOU GOTTA LOTTA NERVE
KEE & THE KICK - BLOWIN' COLD
GENTZ - 98.6
CRACKERS - YOUR HEART
THE MAPS - I'M TALKING TO YOU
BACKSEAT ROMEOS - ZERO AMBITION
MANDARINES - YOU'RE TELLING LIES
BOULEVARD - COMING ON STRONG
NIGHTMAN - SECRETARY
REACTION FORMATION - LOOKING AT YOU
HOT DATES - THE THRILL IS GONE

Friday, February 17, 2017

RA/OR 168 - KYUSS







Kyuss is one of those bands that was ahead of its time. A few years later and they might have been huge. They developed their own sound, accidentally on purpose, and made unique, interesting, compelling music. It wasn't metal, it wasn't grunge. It was Kyuss.



Monday, February 13, 2017

BONUS EPISODE: CHAIN REACTION




Just in case that last episode wasn't up your alley here's a special related and yet unrelated bonus episode.



RATT - CHAIN REACTION
RHABSTALLION - CHAIN REACTION
U.F.O. - CHAINS CHAINS
GILLAN - UNCHAIN YOUR BRAIN
RAVEN - BREAK THE CHAIN
TOKYO BLADE - BREAK THE CHAINS
DEATH SS - CHAINS OF DEATH
LOUDNESS - HEAVY CHAINS
VIRGIN STEELE - CHAINS OF FIRE
SHY - CHAINED BY DESIRE
TALL STORIES - CHAIN OF LOVE
COLLISION - CHAINS
CRASHDIET - BREAKIN' THE CHAINZ
SMALL JACKETS - BALL'N CHAIN
DOKKEN - UNCHAIN THE NIGHT

Friday, February 10, 2017

RA/OR 167 - UNCHAINED MELODY





Written to order in 1954 by Alex North and Hy Zaret for a long forgotten film, within a year "Unchained Melody" had become a hit multiple times and has since been recorded by 670 different artists. On this episode we'll explore the history of the song and hear more than 30 different versions that span 60 plus years.



Thursday, February 2, 2017

RA/OR 166 - MORE COWBELL




You got a fever and the only prescription is...

DRIVIN' N' CRYIN' - FLY ME COURAGEOUS
TOM PETTY - JAMMIN' ME
SKID ROW - MONKEY BUSINESS
RAMONES - SUZY IS A HEADBANGER
THE JAM - 'A' BOMB IN WARDOUR STREET
URGE OVERKILL - SISTER HAVANA
DAVID BOWIE - DIAMOND DOGS
THE BEATLES - YOU CAN'T DO THAT
ALICE COOPER - COLD ETHYL
CINDERELLA - SHAKE ME
GWAR - ROCK N ROLL NEVER FELT SO GOOD
NEW YORK DOLLS - PRIVATE WORLD
MOTLEY CRUE - SHE GOES DOWN
LOU REED - VICIOUS
WARREN ZEVON - JOHNNY STRIKES UP THE BAND
THE CLASH - CLAMPDOWN
BIG STAR - IN THE STREET
GUNS N' ROSES - THINK ABOUT YOU
DEF LEPPARD - FOOLIN'
PINK FLOYD - PIGS (THREE DIFFERENT ONES)
W.A.S.P. - MISSISSIPPI QUEEN