Thanks, once again, to The Intercepted for the Trump skits that preface the start of their podcasts and that we shamelessly recycle in our mixes. This week’s GoodFellas effort is particularly good and had us fondly recalling one of the greatest cinematic depictions of coke paranoia.
“If they had been wiseguys, I wouldn’t have heard a thing. I would’ve been dead”
Letting our freak flag fly today by using Hawkwind’s “Assault & Battery (Part One)” as the last tune on the show, but it’s not an original idea. The inspiration came from the closing credits of “Satire”, part of the third season of Stewart Lee’sComedy Vehicle which aired in the UK a couple of weeks ago…
On the show today Fraserhead mines a rich vein of Christchurch music from the likes of Yvnalesca, Pinn’d, Haan-808, The Salad Boys and Misfit Mod whilst The Herb Whisperer trawls through the debris of Record Store Day 2013 – The Uncluded (see video below) being the undoubted highlight. Also listen out for new shiz from King Midas Sound, !!!, and Ben La Desh.
No animals were harmed in the making of this video, but some of the animals must have been harmed at some point.
Last Wednesday was World Goth Day, a global Unesco initiative sponsored by The Illuminati and Estee Lauder. The aim of the day is to take the world’s mind off dubstep and also to sell more candles, red wine, and eye liner.
Today we discovered that The Herb Whisperer went through an 8 month Goth phase during 1986. The Goth binge climaxed in the form of a Sisters of Mercy gig and shortly after The Herb Whisperer lost interest hence avoiding Gothageddon. But he still has a place in his heart for The Rose Of Avalanche, especially the classic “L.A. Rain”…
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Hosts THE HERB WHISPERER and FRASERHEAD go all over the shop with an eclectic, left-field, and off-kilter selection of cosmic disco, electro, indie, hip-hop, house, dub, and anything with a motorik vibe, plus the occasional guilty pleasure. If the radio sounds broken chances are it’s the THE JOINT.