Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • Vampire Weekend • Surfbort • Bhi Bhiman • Billie Eilish • Blanco Suave • IDLES •Kumbia Queers • Dead Kennedys • Tart • Pinky Doodle Poodle • The Cell Phones • Against Me! • NOFX • Ezra Furman • Girls • Tacocat • Bleached • Bikini KillRead More
Shake For Me
I discovered the Southern Friedalbum in 1970, sometime after it was released. Most of it hit me right off. I was also drawn to it because Duane Allman is on four of the disc's tracks. I was already familiar with Hammond's Vanguard label albums, since the public library had them. I liked them, but really felt this album was in a different class: it had horns and a much different drum sound. Probably because it was recorded in Alabama. The lead track on side one was also put out on a 45 at the end of 1969, before the album was issued, and though it didn't light up the charts, it is easy to tell why it was chosen: Allman adds a lot when his slide enters during the second verse.Read More
The Hives • Amyl and The Sniffers • Ezra Furman • Tropa Magica • Tony Gallardo II • Kumbia Queers • Making Movies • Xenia Rubinos • Tijuana No • Woody Guthrie • Cat Power • Bob Dylan • Jeff Tweedy • Margo Price • Johnathan Rice • Bhi BhimanRead More
Listen to music in a place where instruments were built! Wholesome, a creativity clubhouse in Workshop 4200 at the old Hammond Organ Factory, invites you to a Chicago rock explosion.
July 18th, run away from the tourists and check out a cool venue with local music talent and awesome art on the walls. Start the night with Lime Forest followed by your monthly dose of "scifi thug pop" from The Hazy Seas. End the night with some quirky prog-rock from Ex Okays. Doors open at 8:00PM with WholesomeRadio DJs. Live music starts at 8:30PM. Hosted by WholesomeZine WholesomeMerch WholesomeStudio-b3. Refreshments and Food available.
Please register here on Eventbrite. Names of attendees are required for entry to this FREE event.Read More
Check out my new show tonight for a snapshot of mid 1960s L.A. I feature one great, great band you may not have heard of, The Preachers. Wow are their records a revelation! Other bands included are The Arrows featuring Davie Allan/Davie Allan and the Arrows, Love and the Chocolate Watch Band. Did you know that as the Hogs, an early version of the Watch Band covered Allan's Blues Theme? Well, you can hear them both tonight. It's a rad show!Read More
Are You Lonely For Me Baby?
Chuck Jackson has one great voice. It has been many years since I last saw him, but in the late 1990s he STILL had that marvelous baritone voice. His career began in the 1950s as a member of the Del Vikings. His own records began to chart by 1960 and he was consistently there for the decade. He is perhaps best known for I Don't Want To Cry and Any Day Now. My early favorite is I Wake Up Crying. As the decade passed, some of his releases became harder soul and less pop, including his final Wand 45 done with Papa John Schroeder, before he signed with Motown. His strongest hit there was a cover of the 1966 Freddie Scott smash, Are You Lonely For Me Baby; produced by Clay McMurray before his greater success with Gladys Knight, it id dynamite. I do truly dig the Scott record, but this is very great as well, and hit #27 on the national r&b chart in 1969.Read More
Legfish Hybridization Prototype
SHECKY SAYS “Our sceintists are working in wayz that some consider to be unnatural!”Read More
This Animation Meditation touches on the insecurity an emerging artist can feel when measuring their practice to the standards of the art institution. The mirror draws the character into the gallery, and serves as a metaphor for critical self-reflection as well as self-conscious destruction.Read More