Monday, June 28, 2010

KSCA Live From The Music Hall v. 3

Alright... you've been waiting for this and now the final CD of the series.
Actually, there is a legendary "Volume 4" that was never released but was broadcast. I will get that up sometime.

Roomful of Blues - Turn it On! Turn it Up!

Dishwalla - Counting Blue Cars

Lyle Lovett - Private Conversation

Sting - I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying

Common Sense - Never Give Up

The Wallflowers - 6th avenue Heartache

Suzanne Vega - Luka

Elvis Costello - All This Useless Beauty

BoDeans - Idaho

Southern Culture on the Skids - Camel Walk

Peter Wolf - Give It to Me

Howard Jones - No One is to Blame

Jackopierce - Trials

John Wesley Harding - When the Beatles Hit America

Patti Rothberg - Inside

Cracker - How Can I Live Without You

Cowboy Junkies - Angel Mine

If you missed volume 1 and 2, hear them here:

Volume 1

Volume 2

Sunday, June 27, 2010

KUCI radio show featuring Jane's Addiction's Nothing's Shocking

This was quite a cool show I did. August 29, 1988, I was doing the radio show solo, as my partner, Marian, couldn't make it. She was the Hessian and I was Mooshi Oofnick, my bastardization of the pronouncing of Oscar The Grouch's name in Hebrew, which I had read in one of the trade publications advertising a "Sesame Street In Israel" syndicated radio show. It was summertime and people at the radio station were scarce. I didn't mind doing the show alone because I had plans. Just the previous week at Jane's Addiction has released their major-label debut Nothing's Shocking. I had wanted to make a cassette copy of the album for my car, so what better idea than to play the whole album on my show while recording it. I had grown up on Uncle Joe Benson's Seventh Day, a show where he played seven complete albums on Sunday nights. I figured this was an important enough album to play the entire thing. My views on this album were quite prophetic, as in less than two years Lollapalooza became all the rage with its accompanying “alternative nation” (to use a hackneyed corporate expression in lieu of a better one). Yes, “alternative” music existed before this, but I feel this was the straw that broke the camel's back or the shot heard around the world as far as modernizing music.

So now, for your listening pleasure, here is the Chant Show of the Ever Circling Vinyl edition of Jane's Addiction's “Nothing's Shocking”. This was done on one 90 minute tape, so it's probably just a portion of the show, but I have left everything in... warts and all.

Twilight Zone moment: two days later I would be in the automobile accident that changed my life forever and this album was playing… the song that was on at the time was “Standing In the Shower… Thinking”. I talk about both the Meat Puppets show I was at and the Swamp Zombies interview I was to do on Sept. 1.

For some interesting reading, check this out:'s_Shocking

Friday, June 25, 2010

A Larry/KUCI mix

This is pretty cool. Years ago before the advent of CDs, there was a thing called cassette tapes. Frequent visitors may remember that I was a DJ at KUCI. Being a college radio station, I had access to a lot of stuff that wasn't in rotation elsewhere. I played a lot of the stuff on my shows… some of it becoming hugely popular in the following years. Back around 1990, or so, I didn't have any of this stuff on CD, so I took my dual cassette recorder and created a mix tape of some of the highlights and some of my favorite songs that I otherwise did not have access to. As I am currently going through my old tapes and digitizing, I digitized this one and it turned out pretty good. So, I thought it would share it. If you regularly come to this blog, you are guaranteed to enjoy this mix. If you are a “Larry fan”, you will love this mix. If you're a music snob… go elsewhere. Here's the track listing.

Peter Murphy - I've Got A Miniature Secret Camera
Spacemen 3 - Ode To Street Hassle
Replacements - I Will Dare
U2 - Walk To The Water
Pajama Slave Dancers - Jesus Skates
KUCI Inquisition
U2- Luminous Times
Silver & Gold
Saints - (I'm) Stranded
Leaving Trains - Temporal Slut
Balaam & The Angel - Running Out Of Time
Green River - Porkfist
Beatnigs - Burritos
Malcom X
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Catwalk
Redd Kross - Annette's Got The Hits
Velvet Underground - The Gift
Gang Of Four - (Love Like) Anthrax
Circle Jerks - Wild In the Streets
Glorious - Breeders
Doe - Breeders
Happiness Is A Warm Gun
Iggy Pop - 5' 1"
Dead Milkmen - Ask Me To Dance
Dead Kennedys - Viva Las Vegas
Gaye Bykers on Acid - Git Down
Anthrax - I'm the Man
Negativland - Michael Jackson

This is cool..and is included above, but I isolated it. Steve Rice, Kelley Sewell, and I made an ID (a spot "advertising" the ststion) and based it on monty Python's "Spanish Inquisition". this is the edited version, but there is a longer one somewhere..