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Smashin’ Transistors 32: The Winter Didn’t Want To End

It’s a few weeks shy of May. The weather has been insisting it is still late February.

This episode sets a raging blaze of sonic heat.

What you’ll hear

The Brides – Pushed Around
Silver Abuse – Idi Amin’s Tortoise
Carlton Melton – Electrified Sky
Gary Wrong Group – Heroin Beach Serpents Attack
The B-52’s – 52 Girls (1978 7” Version)
-words from the host-
LASSIE – Modern Vacation
En Attendant Ana – Time
Index – Fire Eyes
Warm Bodies – Love O’ Clock
Cruz Somers – Sit & Stare
-words from the host-
Hank Wood & The Hammerheads – How’m I Supposed To Wake Up In The Morning
The Fabuletts – Can’t Stay Away
Choke Chains – Galactic Overlord
The Resource Network – Albatross
Pram – Bewitched
-words from the host-
Clone Defects – Not as Good as Gold
The Total Rejection – Licking Furniture (You’ll Find Me On The Left Side)
The Monsieurs – High School Star
The Drags – Not So Good Luck Charm
Dow Jones and the Industrials – Can’t Stand The Midwest
-words from the host-

Smashin’ Transistors 31: There will be ham sandwiches and coffee following the service…

Let Smashin’ Transistors ruin Easter Dinner with the family for you. We’ve got sleaze, lust, blasphemy and a whole lot of other sins in static and noise. Some of it even goes POP!

What you’ll hear:
Mary Jane Hooper – I’ve Got What You Need
Krozer – Pink Stuff
Thomas A Edison Electric Band – Name Of The Game
Obnox – I Climbed A Mountain
Cybotron – Cosmic Cars
-words from your host-
Caveman and Bam Bam – Starting A Dance Craze
Isley Brothers – Keep On Doin’
American Breakfast – Ice Cream
Neo Neos – Give Me a Chance
Dan Melchior – Another Oil Spill
-words from your host-
Hank Wood & The Hammerheads – It’s Lonely In This World All Alone
Lassie – Tiger In My Tank
En Attendant Ana – In The End
Supercrush – I’ve Been Around
Bailter Space – Splat
-words from your host-
Rik and the Pigs – Rat’s Behind
Heavy Lids – T.V. States
Control Test – Abuso
Heavy Metal – Today Is The Day Before Tomorrow
CH3 – Catholic Boy

Smashin’ Transistors #30 aka XXX

Raised on skin flicks and backwoods hootch? Maybe. Hot cars and cold hearts? Possibly.

The key is in the ignition. It gets gripped then turned. The bumpy roadtrip starts. Out of our minds and into space. A bunch of stops in will be made in Austraila along with some others. One in my hometown too (maybe.)

What you’ll hear

Syd Barrett – No Good Trying
The Stallion – Nobody’s Home
Black Sandwich – Subscription Garb
Day Creeper– Secrets
Casual Burn – Decline
Thigh Master – Pity Run
The Mark Vodka Group – I Just Have To Get Her Off My Mind
Doug Mcdade & Purple People – I Wanna Do It.
TV Creeps – Is This Real?
Moonwalks – Plastic Eno
Psychlops Eyepatch – Sleeptalker
High Rise – Wipe Out
The Cobras – I Wanna Be Your Love
The Living Eyes – Horseplay
SCRAP BRAIN – Vindictive
Parsnip – Seeing Red
Charlie Reed – Love Hangover
Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble – The Woman With The Invisible Necklace
David Nance – I’m A Loser
The Lee Vi’s – I Don’t Know



Smashin’ Transistors: 29 (and holding)

I’ve never lied about my age.
I was referred to as being a proto-Gen X’r recently.
I dunno, man. That one might stick.

What you’ll hear:
Margie Singleton – Jesus Is My Pusher
Golden Boys – Rotary Phone
Tin Foil – Tomorrow Again
Beachwood Sparks – Sister Rose
Bad Habit – Foggy Eyes
Fernando & The Teenage Narcs – Heavy Metal Narcs
Rik & the Pigs – (Baby I’m) Electric
Thin Lizzy – Bad Reputation
The Monsieurs – I Will Run
The Number Ones – Long Way To Go
Electric Orchids – Strange Men Call Me Sweetheart
The Liminanas feat. Anton Newcombe – Istanbul Is Sleepy
The Futurians – Abandon Base
Wet Hair – Dear Danae
The Dole – New Wave Love
The Hentchmen – Flash Flood
The Living Eyes – International Fashion
Heavy Lids – Creep Creep
Straight Arrows – Out & Down
The Move – Flowers in the Rain



Smashin’ Transistors: 28 on the 28th

Our last edition of this thing ended with a song by the 28th Day. This edition is the 28th one. Also, this one is being posted on the 28th day of the month. I’m gonna remember to use the number the next time I play the Powerball.

Mott the Hoople – Sweet Angeline
Dale Beavers – Train Comin’ Round The Bend
Sex Tide – I Was So Wrong
Fatal Figures – Skin Split
En Kernaghan Projekt Experience Banned 1997 – Loves Ack
The Hentchmen – Restart My Heart
Kuromi – Eyeliner
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band – Hot Head
Headroom – How to Grow Evil Flowers
Tropical Trash – Your Place In The Chain
Magic Cigarettes – Getaway!
The Mark Vodka Group – Big Time Rocker
Corner Boys – Joke (Of The Neighbourhood)
Heavy Metal – Use Your Skull
Shitstorm – Nervous
Comet Gain – Fists in the Pocket
Sloan – 500 Up
City Yelps – We Like The Hours
Jackson Politik – Habit
The Fall – Jawbone And The Air-Rifle


Smashin’ Transistors: Never Wanted To Be Part of the 27 Club

“You keep living like that you’ll be lucky to see thirty.”

“Oh, you’re all such squares. I’m gonna live to be a very old man!”

And so the conversation went with so many family members as a youth. When they come over to visit now they just ask me to turn the music down because it is too damn noisy and say they swear that I’ll never grow up.

They’re still all squares.

There’s a few quiet moments in this, the 27th episode of the Smashin’ Transistors show. You can still play all of it really loud though if you wish.

Chris Bell – Get Away
Mountain Movers – Vision Television
The Telescopes – Silent Water
Parsnip – Nigella
First Base – This Guitar Of Mine
Lumpy And The Dumpers – Boling River
Electric Wizard – Necromania
Necessary Evils – Lost My Baby
Klazo – The Race
Laughing Hyenas – Hell’s Kitchen
Wireheads – Protein Dealer
Color TV – Night After Night
Turn To Crime – Can’t Love
Aquarian Blood – Funeral Moon
Tony Joe White – Whompt Out On You
The Proper Ornaments – Stereolab
Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble – Reflectors
Crescent – Willow Pattern
Jackson Politick – I Am A Raver
28th Day – Dead Sinner

Smashin’ Transistors #26: Haunted… Haughty… Wiggly… Weedy

Neck-snappin’ snares, tube driven wiggles, horn haunted & haughty, jangle weedy and ramblin’, machines whirlin’ and brain cell torching hiss. It’s time for another episode of Smashin’ Transistors!

Here’s what you’ll hear:

True West – Steps to The Door
Seance Sisters – Hammer of Witches
Honey Radar – Please Call Me Frogman
The Sulks – Ain’t Life Funny
ISS – It’s A Chore
Strip Kings – Slow Panic
Chain & the Gang – Rome Wasn’t Burned in a Day
Archie Shepp – Mama Too Tight
23 Skidoo – Vegas El Bandito
gSp – Life Eraser
Bloody Show – Open Fire
Krypto-Narcs – Plastic Bag
Red Transistor – Not Bite
En Kernaghan Projekt Experience Banned 1997 – Things Are Constantly Changing
Tracy Lee Summer – You Are Gone
Dion Lunadon – Reduction Agent
Obnox – I Hate Everything
Prom Nite – No Motivation
The Golden Boys – So Cowboy
Jimmy Minor – Satan’s Chauffeur

Smashin’ Transistors 25: Polishing Silver

Hello everybody. I’m Dale. You may know me as the guy that ran Bancroft Records, my snark from the message boards of yore or, heck, even my rock-n-roll punditry and beer snobbery at Smashin’ Transistors.

I’ve been doing these podcasts for awhile but it took me a bit to get on board here at Radio Mutation. Kopper asked me a bunch of times to join but then something in my world would come along and distract me from following through.

Now I got it together and making it happen with a milestone. Here’s episode Twenty five of Smashin’ Transistors fake radio show slash mix tape! That entitles this thing to some silver right?

Here’s what you’ll hear.

The Plastic Cloud – Face Behind The Sun
Psychic Ills – Might Take A While
Obnox – Woe Is Me
Kid Koala – 2 Bit Blues
The Stallion – In the Flesh
The Choir – It’s Cold Outside
Razz – I Wont Fade
Teevee Fuzz – Jamboree
The Vaselines – Poison Pen
Belly Jelly – On Your Own
The Golden Boys – Lonely Girls
Cheap Trick – Baby Loves To Rock
Bloody Show – Psychic Witch
Lumpy And The Dumpers – Hair On The Inside
Stone Garden – Oceans Inside Me
Klazo – Restrictions
The Seculars – Calm You Down
Little Richard – Ooh my soul
The Chrome Cranks – Desperate Friends
AC/DC – Riff Raff