RADIO BROADCAST #531 06-02–19



Fanatic. On Friday night, I was a in a car in Lima, Peru when Heidi sent me word that the great Roky Erickson had passed away. In my hotel room, I worked on a new show for tonight, until about 0300 hrs. and a few hours later, headed to the airport to get back here, via El Salvador. I'm pretty beat but we have a great show.

If you've listened to this show, you're probably a bit familiar with Rok's amazing music. You really can't put a genre to the man. He was truly his own thing. It is of course sad that he's gone but he beat the odds and triumphed like few have had to do. I can't overstate to you, Fanatic, what a singular talent Roky was. Incredible. We're going to tell you all about it in hour one of our show tonight.

We are so lucky to have his music. I was right place/time to hear his music a long time ago when Raymond Pettibon played me Roky's The Evil One album. That was all it took.

Our second hour is fantastic. You can check it below. I just played it back, now that I've had a little sleep and it still holds.

A little housekeeping, if you will. I promised last week's tracks from our super cool interview with the great Craig Leon. I'm still buzzing from that one.

Hour 1

01. The Ramones - I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement / The Ramones

02. Blondie - X Offender / Rip Her To Shreds

03. Richard Hell - (I Belong to The) Blank Generation / Ork Records: New York, New York

04. The Weirdos - A Life Of Crime / Destroy All Music

05. The Fall - Chicago, Now! / Extricate

06. The Fall - White Lightning / 7"

07. The Fall - Edinburgh Man / Shift-Work

08. Martin Rev - My Street / Demolition 9

09. Jeffrey Lee Pierce - Get Away / Wildweed

10. Suicide - Frankie Teardrop (alt.) / promo CD

Hour 2

01. Craig Leon - The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria / Bach To Moog

02. Craig Leon - Donkeys Bearing Cups / Nommos

03. Craig Leon – Visiting / Visiting

04. Craig Leon – Pepperland / Film Scores And Original Orchestral Music Of George Martin

05. Craig Leon - March Of The Meanies / Film Scores And Original Orchestral Music Of George Martin

06. Craig Leon - Sea Of Holes / Film Scores And Original Orchestral Music Of George Martin

07. Craig Leon - Sea Of Monsters / Film Scores And Original Orchestral Music Of George Martin

08. Craig Leon - Pepperland Reprise / Film Scores And Original Orchestral Music Of George Martin

09. Craig Leon + Orchestre d'Auvergne - Est Ist Ein Ros Entsrprungen / Celebration

10. Craig Leon - The Earliest Trace / The Canon

11. Craig Leon - The Twenty Second Step As Well As The Tenth / The Canon

12. Craig Leon – Departure / The Canon

Okay, to remind and update you:

01. Charles Moothart aka CFM: June 10, 17 and 24 at Zebulon

02. Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds shows happening almost immediately in Southern California. For June: 10 in San Diego @ Casbah, 11 in LA @ Echo, 12 in Long Beach @ Alex's Bar. Fanatic, you know that Kid's records are great but they're only a hint of what the live show is. Wow! doesn’t even begin to describe it. I saw them in Washington DC recently and it was easily the best I've ever seen them. I'm going to go to as many of these So Cal dates as I can.

Also, get in on this:

03. There is a thing called KCRW Berlin. It's KCRW but it's in Berlin. Engineer Am-Rock and I will be doing a show for them. Initially, they asked if they could just run our show as a repeat. I thought about it and concluded that wasn't nearly Fanatic enough. So, I decided that we were going to do a totally different show for KCRW Berlin. It might have some of the same new songs in the mix as what we're doing here but we'll be rotating in some older tracks as well. I've already finished two of them. Who needs sleep? We're standing by to get the confirmed start date and time slot. It should be soon. As soon as we get it, so shall you. Should be good. Should be a ton of extra work for two already busy people but what the hell. This is what staying Fanatic is all about, Fanatic.

Fanatic, please tune in if you can tonight. It's going to be a great one!

Rock your Roky albums and stay Fanatic.

–– Henry

Instagram: HenryandHeidi

Hour 1

01. Roky Erickson - I Walked With A Zombie / Casting The Runes

02. Roky Erickson - If You Have Ghosts / The Evil One

03. Roky Erickson - Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play / Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play

04. Roky Erickson - The Interpreter / Gremlins Have Pictures

05. Roky Erickson - I Have Always Been Here Before / Gremlins Have Pictures

06. Roky Erickson - Starry Eyes / Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play

07. Roky Erickson - I Am / Gremlins Have Pictures

08. Roky Erickson - Anthem / Gremlins Have Pictures

09. Roky Erickson - Two-Headed Dog (Red Temple Prayer) / Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play

10. Roky Erickson - Bloody Hammer / Reverend Of Karmic Youth

11. Roky Erickson - I Think Of Demons / The Evil One

12. Roky Erickson - Cold Night For Alligators / Gremlins Have Pictures

13. Roky Erickson - Don't Shake Me Lucifer / The Evil One

14. Roky Erickson - Creature With The Atom Brain / The Evil One The Evil One

15. Roky Erickson - The Wind and More / The Evil One

Hour 2

01. Saint Vitus - Remains / Saint Vitus

02. Richard Rose - Richard Rose / Richard Rose

03. Nots - In Glass / 3

04. CFM - Peace / Soundtrack For An Empty Room

05. Thee Oh Sees - Broken Stems / The Cool Death of Island Raiders

06. School Damage - Isn't Easy / A To X

07. Miles Davis - Budo / The Birth Of The Cool

08. The Native Cats - Olivia / Spiro Scratch EP

09. Flat Worms - The Apparition / 7”

10. Fugazi - Oh / The Argument

11. Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds - LSDC / Dracula Boots

12. Khana Bierbood - Bangsaen Lady / Strangers From The Far East

13. Steven R Smith - That Which Is Many, Yet None / A Sketchbook of Endings

14. FACS - Total History / Lifelike