Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Should auld acquaintance

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/30/2008: Spotlighting some recent acquisitions

The Hex Dispensers—Lose My Cool

The Hitmen—Shake Some Action
The Lords of Gravity—Forbidden Fruit
Graham Day & the Gaolers—Better Man
The Lolas--Ballerina Breakout
Los Peyotes--Vampiro
Los Dinamitas del Twist—Oye lo que te digo ["What'd I Say" en espanol.[
Los Explosivos—Ya no puedes escapar
Takeshi Terauchi--Aizu Bushi

*Action Makes—Charley and the CFF
*The Superstitions—Mercy Line
*The Barbary Coasters--Because You’re Gone
*The Royal Purple--Warm Your Mind and Soul
*The Von Drats—So Long Stinktown

Marva Josie—I Love New York
The Full Time Men—I’m Gonna Have Fun
Moody & the Deltas—Everybody Come Clap Your Hands
*UIC—Our Garage
*Sadies—Rat Creek

The Yobs—Auld Lang Syne

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Canadian Christmas, it's a winter wonderland...

Real Yule Time Podcast, 12/23/2008

*The Fleshtones--Canadian Christmas
Michelob ad
The Fleshtones--Super Rock Santa
Nathaniel Mayer--Mr. Santa Claus
The 5678s--Rock & Roll Santa
Whitman's Sampler ad
Clarence Carter--Backdoor Santa
*The Gruesomes--Santa Claus
7Up ad
*The Pointed Sticks--Power Pop Santa

*The Pointed Sticks--Xmastime Again
Coke ad
The Flirtations—Christmas Time is Here Again
Yard Trauma--Christmas Tyme (Baby)
The Holly Twins—I Want Elvis for Christmas
Beatles '65 Xmas Message excerpt
*Patty Surby & The Canadian V.I.P.'s--I Want A Beatle For Christmas
The Barbary Coasters—I Want a Monkey for Christmas

Kodak ad
*Jack Scott--Jingle Bells Slide
Johnny Rabb--Gotta Get Lucky For X-mas
Canned Heat ad
Canned Heat & the Chipmunks—Christmas Boogie
The Yobs—Another Christmas
The Surfaris—Surfer’s Christmas List
Los Straitjackets--God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

*Orange Alabaster Mushroom--When the Poorest Have Money To Spend

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Sonic Paella

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/16/2008: La Musica de Espana

*The Cynics--Nothin’ [Live in Madrid]

Doctor Explosion--Inutil
Sex Museum--Where I Belong
Wau y Los Arrrghs!—Nunca la Quise ["I Never Loved Her" en espanol]
Los Negativos--Ella Es Como Yo
Los Nuggets--Never Be Friends
Los Potros—Black Clouds
*Huevos Rancheros—Latin Ranch

Los Buenos—Woovy Groovy
The Allnighters--Move Your Body
Shelly y la Nueva Generacion—Vestido Azul
Los Bravos Coke ad
*Jenny Rock – Noir c’est noir ["Black is Black" en francais]
*Los Mel-tones—Vista del Mar

Los Cheyenes--Valgame La Macarena
Los Salvajes--Las Ovejitas
*Les Sultans—Cielito Lindo
The Brisks--Si manana sera asi
*Los Grimm – Viaje en le alfombra magica ["Magic Carpet Ride" en espanol]
*Shadowy Men—They Don’t Call Them Chihuahuas Anymore

The Shake--Flow

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Car Crazy

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/9/2008: Commemorating the Big Three.

Daryl Starbird Auto Show ad
Beach Boys—Car Crazy Cutie

Jackie Lee Cochran—Buy a Car
Billy Carroll--Big Green Car
The Boss Martians—Diggin ‘58
'64 Ford ad with Joanie Sommers and Vic Damone
*Catl—Pickup Killed My Ford
KHJ Mustang promo
*The Midways--Little GT
Master's Apprentices Ford Cortina ad
The Mummies—Red Cobra #9
*The Barracudas – I Want My Woody Back

Plymouth "Backaruda" ad
The Surfaris—Boss Barracuda
Dodge Challenger ad
The Untamed Youth--Mace Has Got a Hot Rod Dart
Oldsmobile ad
Blondie--Detroit 442
The Hentchmen—LeSabre Radar
Raiders GTO "Judge" ad
Patty Flabbies' Coughed Engine--Billy Got a Goat
Cyrkle Camaro ad
*The Polymorphines—Camaro Cowgirl
*Color Me Psycho--Black Corvair

The Kinks--Cadillac
*Teenage Head – Brand New Cadillac
*The Deadcats—Hank’s Cadillac
Southern Culture On The Skids--Voodoo Cadillac
Southbound Freeway--Psychedelic Used Car Lot Blues

BONUS: A couple of past auto-earotic programs: 9/18/2007 and 9/25/2007.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

What about a Pointed Stick?

Real Cool Time Podcast, 12/2/2008: Interview with Nick Jones of the Pointed Sticks, plus tribs to the late Mike Smitreski (The Creatures of the Golden Dawn, The Steeds) and Alan Gordon (The Magicians).

The Pointed Sticks – Marching Song
The Pointed Sticks—Lies
Nick Jones interview
The Pointed Sticks—I’m Numb
The Pointed Sticks—Nothing Else to Do
Del Shannon Pepsi ad
The Pointed Sticks—Keep Searchin’

*The Superstitions--Deceiver
The Creatures—Just Like That
The Creatures—Living in Sarah’s Lies
The Creatures—I Don’t Need Your Love
The Creatures—Remembering Memory Lane

The Magicians—An Invitation to Cry
Blues Magoos Great Shakes Ad
Grupo 606—Busco un camino [Gotta Get Away en espanol]
The E-Types—Put the Clock Back on the Wall
Turtles "Guide for the Married Man" ad [If I were truly clever, I'd have programmed this after "An Invitation to Cry"...]
The Turtles—She’d Rather Be With Me
Turtles Pepsi ad
The Turtles--She’s My Girl
The Magicians--Who Do You Love

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Do the hammerlock, you turkeynecks

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/25/2008: With nods to both the "Last Pogo" and American Thanksgiving.

*The Superstitions—Forever Stay True [Appearing at the Canadian Corps Legion Hall at Niagara and King on Friday 11/28.]

"Last Pogo" set [Last Pogo 30th Anniversary tribute at the Horseshoe this Saturday.]
*The Mods—Troubled Times
*The Ugly—Just One Foot in the Gutter
*The Secrets--Diddy Wah Diddy
*The Viletones—Screaming Fist
*Teenage Head—Little Boxes
*The Evaporators – Cardboard Brains

The Len Price 3—Cold 500
The Cynics—Way It’s Gonna Be
The Crybabies--Other Half
Animals concert ad
The Animals--Inside Looking Out
The Royal Purple--Goodbye
The Psykicks—Common at Noon
The Real Kids—Taxi Boys

The Musical Linn Twins—Rockin’ Out the Blues
James Holloway—A la Carte
The Hamptones—Turkey Hop
The Novas—The Crusher
Fredale Mannew—It’s a Gas
Big Boy Pete—Cold Turkey
*The Offbeats--Wild Weekend

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Saxophonic Tonic

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/18/2008: Saxy rock & roll and a Fleshtones hi-lite set--they're at the Horseshoe this Friday.

(The only pic I could find of Gordon Spaeth is sadly sax-less...hope Fuzzco doesn't mind me poaching it.)
EDIT: Steve Greenfield of the Immortal Porpoises (and Gordon's sax successor in the Fleshtones) was kind enough to refer me to another Foto by Fuzzco depicting Steve and Gordon playing together during one of the 'Tones' legendary Nightingale's residency gigs.

*Private School--Rock & Roll Radio

*Martha & the Muffins--Cheezies and Gum
*Tommy Ambrose with Joe King and the Zaniacs--End of the World
*The Nocturnals--Because You’re Gone
* Les "Z"--Pourquoi [ was another track on the same comp with the word "pourquoi" in it that had the sax--but, it wasn't Canadian, and this one is.]
*Les Puces—Est-c’que tu m’aimes [Do You Love Me en francais]
*Les Sexareenos--Hey Sah-lo-nay [Oops again--we were faked out by the fake fade-out!]

Fleshtones set:
American Beat ‘84
New York City
Legend of a Wheelman
Girl From Baltimore
Kingsmen-Like Medley [Had some turntable trouble with this one.]

Seattle Battle of the Bands ad
The Sonics--Boss Hoss
Raiders "Spirit of '67" ad
Paul Revere and the Raiders—Peter Gunn
The A-Bones—Button Nose
The Crossfires—Silver Bullet
Sam the Sham H.I.S. ad
Sam The Sham & the Pharoahs—Money’s My Problem
The Marks- Out Of My Mind
The Blendells—Huggie’s Bunnies
Impala – Another Day, Another Man

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

We're hip to your privacy

Real Cool Time Podcast, 11/11/2008: Remembrance Day Randomness

Thee Makeout Party—Wreckless Epic

The Golden Breed—Let’s Go
Grass Roots "Alone Phone" ad
Last of the Bad Men—Phone Junk
The Mesmerines—Raygun
The Nerves--Walking Out on Love
The Beat--You Won’t Be Happy

*The Evaporators--Addicted To Cheese
*Les Differents--Abandonne
*King Khan & His Shrines--Burnin’ Inside
*Les Napoleons - Reviens
*The Stolen Minks – Stop Talking
*Wanda Jackson--Hard-Headed Woman
*MAOW – Mean Mean Man
The Go-Go’s--Let’s Have A Party

The Db’s--Let’s Live For Today
Grass Roots "Alone Phone" ad
The Grass Roots--Where Were You When I Needed You
Arthur Lee & the American Four--Stay Away
The Higher State - You I'll Be Following
The Rokes – Passing Through Grey

*The Poppy Family - There’s No Blood in Bone

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Halloween Havoc

Real Ghoul Time Podcast, 10/28/2008: Count Rockula and Dee Rangia come Back from the Grave!

[Zshare hasn't been working properly lately, so we're experimenting with different hosts--downloading may take a few minutes. Here's a copy of the same file at sendspace, which seems to download a bit faster.]

Milton the Monster Show theme
Danny Hutton—Monster Shindig

Don Hinson & the Rigormorticians—Phantom of the A-Go-Go
Bride of Frankenstein soundbite
The Swingin’ Phillies—Frankenstein’s Party
The Birds ad
The Four Flops—Trick or Treat
Bo Diddley—Bo Meets the Monster
The Eastenders—The Mummy’s Monkey
Dawn of the Dead soundbite
The Magics—Zombie Walk
Zombie news bulletin
The Fiends—Zombies Have Feelings Too

Bed music: Les Monstres—Theme du Cimetiere

Vampire Playgirls ad
The Worst—Dracula’s Daughter
Return of Count Yorga ad
The Ghouls—Dracula’s Deuce
Color Me Psycho—My Favorite Nightmare
Forbidden Dimension—Haunted

Los Saicos—Cementerio
Graveyard Tramps ad
Tarantula Ghoul and the Gravediggers—Graveyard Rock
Les Gants Blancs—Pourquoi j’ai cru en toi [“I Put a Spell on You” en francais]
The Gruesomes—The Witch
Mark of the Devil ad
The Kiriae Crucible—The Salem Witch Trial

BONUS: Last year's Real Ghoul Time Podcast (10/30/2007).

Zacherle—Happy Halloween intro
Bill Buchanan—The Night Before Halloween

Blackula ad
The DuPonts—Screamin’ Ball at Dracula Hall
The Symbols—Do the Zombie
Dr. Jekyll & Sister Hyde ad
Babs Tino—Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
1313 Mockingbird Lane—Teenage Frankenstein
Herman Munster Reads
Bob McFadden & Dor—The Mummy

*Teenage Head--Disgusteen
*The Pointed Sticks--The Witch
*The Worst--I Don’t Dig You Girl (But I’ll Dig Your Grave)
*The Fiends--Gravedigger
Graveyard Tramps ad
*Forbidden Dimension--Graveyard Line
*Deja Voodoo--3 Men One Coffin
*Les Monstres--Theme du Cimetiere

Mark of the Devil ad
Del Shannon—Torture
The Cramps—What’s Behind the Mask?
I Was a Teenage Werewolf ad
Neanderthals—Werewolf from Outer Space
Bobby “Boris” Picket radio I.D.
Bobby “Boris” Pickett—Werewolf Watusi
Don Hinson & the Rigormorticians—Monster Swim
The Drivers—Dry Bones Twist
Bettye Lavette—Witchcraft in the Air

NEXT WEEK: The Friends of CIUT 89.5 Membership Drive gets underway. $upport community radio!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Oktober Fuzz Fest

Real Cool Time Podcast, 10/21/2008: Lotsa German beat, plus a Frankie Venom tribute.

*Andy Butler and the 905s--Hamilton Head
*Teenage Head--Bonerack
*The Fleshtones--Tearing Me Apart
*Teenage Head--Take It
*Teengenerate --Top Down
*The Nomads--Picture My Face
*Teenage Head—Next Time in Town

The Rattles--It’s My Fault
The What...For--You Hurt Me
The Guards—Hullabaloo
The Dukes--I’ll Come Back

The Green Slime--Voices Green And Purple
The Beatitudes--Green Fuzz
The German Bonds--We Are Out Of Sight
The Heartbeats--Why I Cry
Les Copains—Give Your Love to Me
The Shiny Gnomes--Love Torture
The Satelliters--Time
The Blizzards--Hab kleine lust heut aufzusteh’n

The Scorpions--I’m Going Mad

P.S.: The Fall Friends of 89.5 Funding Drive is coming up soon! Show your support for community radio at

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Vote for me and I'll set you free

Real Cool Time Podcast, 10/14/2008: Election Night Special

Game Theory--Throwing The Election

Cream Falstaff Beer ad
The Colony--Pseudo Psycho Intuition (Politician)
Boyce & Hart Coke ad
Boyce & Hart—L.U.V. (Let Us Vote)
Wild in the Streets ad
*The Pointed Sticks--Shape of Things To Come

*Les Sinners—Vox Populi
*Les Sinners – Go-Go Trudeau
Nardwuar vs. Jean Chretien
*The Evaporators—Suharto Stomp - tr 10
Nardwuar vs. Gerald Ford
*Neil Young--Campaigner
Nardwuar vs. Dan Quayle
*Shanker & Romps--Dennis Martinez: He Pitched a Perfect Game [El Presidente]

The Boss Five—Please Mr. President
The Avengers--The Amerikan In Me
Senator Bobby--Wild Thing
Doug Brown & The Omens--Youth And Experience
Paul Revere & the Raiders--Our Candidate
Lords of Gravity—Save the Nation
The Sheppards—When Johnny Comes Marching Home
The Loose Ends--Taxman
The Clique—Bareback Donkey Riding
*Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet--Baby Elephant Walk


Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Tu vas, tu vas a toilette...

Real Cool Time Podcast, 10/7/2008: Rock en francais

*The Evaporators--I’m Goin’ To France
*Les Sequelles--Un Train
*The Cryptones--Miserablement Votre
*Les Synapses--Mon Pere Est Millionaire
*Equipe 79—J’aime tu voix
*Jenny Rock--Douliou Douliou St. Tropez [Ignore my misinfo--apologies to Genevieve Grad! Poor pre-show fact-checking on my part, sorry.]
*Les Sequelles--4 Cheveux Dans Le Vent

Gillian Hills--Oublie
Fabienne Del Sol—Vilaines filles mauvais garcons
Dani--Je travaille autant qu’un garcon
Les Terribles—Tout est fini
Dutronc—Je ne t’aime pas…Moi Aussi (tr 8)

Les 5 Gentlemen--Cette Fille-la
The Slow Slushy Boys--You Get the Soul
Ronnie Bird—Je ne mens pas
Les Bowlers--Je me moquerai de toi
The Ramblers—I Want Her Back
The Star & The Key Of The Indian Ocean--All Right
The Flamingos—Out of Reach
The Vietnam Veterans—This Life is Your Life [Another misinformed "d'oh" moment on my part...]
Les Chevelles--Ton ombre me suit

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Everybody knows this is the boy from nowhere

Real Cool Time Podcast, 9/30/2008: A few boys from nowhere, a smattering of Neil, and a mess of Paisley Underground.

The Bell-Rays—One Big Party

*The Boy From Nowhere--Heart Full Of Soul
DMZ--Boy From Nowhere
The Boys from Nowhere--Jungle Boy
The Dead Boys—I Need Lunch
*The Evaporators—Aside from This Is There Anything Else
*Catl—Ragged and Dirty

*The Cattle--Cinnamon Girl
*Bongwater--Mr. Soul
*Neil Young--Hey Hey My My
* Sid & Susie--Everybody Knows This is Nowhere

The Bangles--No Mag ad and The Real World
The Pandoras – She’s Ugly
Action Now—I Want You
The Last--She Don’t Know Why I’m Here
The Dream Syndicate—That’s What You Always Say
The Rain Parade—Look Both Ways
Rainy Day--John Riley
Salvation Army--She Turns To Flowers

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Planned parenthood

Real Cool Time Podcast, 9/23/2008: Honoring the baby boomlet that's going around among our friends. Thanks to Ms. Nico for womaning the board.

Pandora & the Males--Kiddie A-Go-Go
*The Midways--Born Full Grown
*The Primordials--She’s a Girl
The Crybabies--Kid singing "Boots"
*Wilson Pickett--Born To Be Wild
*The Stance--Impossible Baby
*Les Soundtrack--Ce soir c'est ma fete ["Birthday" en francais]

Fire--Father’s Name Is Dad
*Les Incapables--Mon Pere Est Millionaire
Menster Phip and the Phipsters--Daddy Wants A Cold Beer
The Clash--Kid singing "Guns of Brixton"
Barbara Evans—Beatnik Daddy
Liz Brady—Hey O Daddy O
The Untamed—Daddy Long Legs
The Knightsmen—Daddy Was a Rolling Stone
The Horanges--Daddy Rolling Stone

Stones Rice Krispies ad
The Rolling Stones--Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?
The Sevens--My Mother
Sur Royal da Count and the Parliaments—Scream Mother Scream
The New Things—The Only Woman You Can Trust (Mom)
*The Threads Of Fybre--Mama
The Music Machine—Mother Nature/Father Earth
The Pagents--Big Daddy
*The Treble-Makers--It’s In The Bag, Dad

Playlist for the 9/16/2008 show (2 hours long, but no archives available--we were too hungry for Flip, Toss and Thai to sit around the station waiting for it to burn!)

*The Enigmas – Bad Meat
The Flamin’ Groovies--Teenage Head
Roy Loney—Danger Waves
The Headless Horsemen--What’d I Say
The Young Fresh Fellows--Young Fresh Fellows Theme
*Teenage Heads—Luv For Sale

*Catl—Pickup Killed My Ford
*The Polymorphines--Shepherd’s Way
*The Sadies—Leave Me Alone
*Three O’Clock Train--Fingers
*Mississippi Grover—The Living Bride
*Real Gone—Sweet Talk’s Gone Sour

*Bloodshot Bill—Crazy Sound
*The Deadcats—Voodoo Queen
*Larry Lee & the Leesures—Just a Little Too Much
*Ray Condo—Rock Island Line
Bob & Lucille--Eeny Meeny Miney Mo

The Avengers--We Are The One
The Muffs—Get Me Out of Here
The Undertones—Male Model

The Nerves—When You Find Out
The Beat—All Over the World
The Plimsouls--Hush
The Chevelles —Zero Hour

The Lipstick Killers—Mesmerizer
The Manikins—Premonition
The Sunnyboys--The Seeker
Johnny Kannis—Pushin’ Too Hard
The Eastern Dark—Walking
The Saints—Gypsy Woman

The Staccatos--Gypsy Girl
The Beau Brummels—She’s My Girl
The Ugly Beats—Take a Stand
Love—And More

Bobby Freeman—Dance All Night
Larry Bright—Way Down Home
Mel Williams--Sookie
*Steppenwolf – Sookie Sookie [Yes, we've been watching True Blood.]

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

How do you become a buff?

Real Cool Time Radio, 9/9/2008: Film Festival Freakout

*The Diodes—Midnight Movie Star

*Suckerpunch--Marilyn Monroe
*Teenage Head—Picture My Face
*The Secrets—Teenage Rampage
*The Mods—Step Out Tonight
*The Ugly—Hey Little Girl

Ann-Margret—The Swinger
The A-Bones—World’s Greatest Sinner
The Yardbirds--Stroll On
The 3-D Invisibles--Trailer + Creature from the Black Lagoon
The Chesterfield Kings—Muscle Beach Party
Lynn Redgrave—While I’m Still Young
The Boss Martians—Hold On

The Hellbenders--Trailer + For a Few Dollars More
Booker T & the MGs—Hang ‘em High
The Penetrators—Chariots of Foam
The Wondermints—The Party
Planet 7—Lara’s Theme
*Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet--Ben Hur Picked Off in a Gazebo

Los Plugz—Reel 10