Friday, August 18, 2017

Transmission 6517 - Free Of A Defect Scare


Boris
Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra
Brother Ah
Controlled Bleeding
Mystic Sunshine

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"the power of love can erase the oozing scars of suffering"

RFW

*The fitting coda inspired this Transmission's title and is provided by
the yellow Discipline era King Crimson featuring Robert, Adrian, Tony and Bill.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Transmission 6417 - Sweet Seoul Music


Warning, Warning!

The Specials
Jeff & Jane Hudson
Fluke
The Future Sound Of London
Haruomi Hosono
Yellow Magic Orchestra
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Jackie Doll & His Pickled Peppers
J.B. Lenoir
Willie Brown
TV On The Radio
William Onyeabor
Michael Franti & Spearhead


"boom shakalaka boom!"

RFW




*The geohistorically-appropriate coda is Song From M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) by The Mash written by Johnny Mandel and Mike Altman (the director's 14 year-old son) and used by Robert Altman in the opening credits of his 1970 movie based on
Richard Hooker's MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors.

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Transmission 6317 - A (Radio)active Heart


Willie "Loco" Alexander & The Boom Boom Band
The Yardbirds
Rush
Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
Gallagher & Lyle
Stephen Stills
Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane
The Rolling Stones
Otis Taylor
Wanda Jackson
Little Richard
Patti Smith
David Bowie
Joy Divison
Nirvana
Lou Reed
Peter Gabriel
The Stompers
David Sylvian

"I've got one, you've got one too'


RFW


*The coda is the wonderful If I Only Had a Heart wrtten by Harold Arlen (music) and E.Y. Harburg (lyrics) and sung by Jack Haley as the Tin Man in the 1939 MGM classic The Wizard Of Oz.

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**Thematic beat and blood thinning assistance courtesy of Dr. Vinny Boom-Ba.


Sunday, August 06, 2017

Transmission 6217 - More Nightmares From The Vinyl Jungle


Three new slabs of grooved splendor inspire and guide us through the Archives!

The Singing Nun
Soeur Sourire
Jim Carroll Band
The Dead Boys
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Catholic Girls
September Girls

The Incredible World Of James Bond
Tom Jones
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Madonna
Pizzacato Five
The John Barry Orchestra

Bongos Bongo Bongos
Los Admiradores
Joe Hall & The Corvettes
Lydia Lunch
Dillinger
Frank Zappa & Captain Beefheart and The Mothers
Santana


"I've got confirmation"

RFW













Saturday, July 29, 2017

Transmission 6117 - Stubborn As


Get kicking!

Marvin Holmes & The Uptights
Frankie Laine
The Woggles
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages
Emperors
At The Drive-In
Gov't Mule
Bo Diddley
The Black Crowes
Otis Spann
Tom Waitts
Alabama 3
Deep Purple


"Woa, Mule!

RFW





My good pal Jon Butcher - Mule Driver 
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