Category: Show Notes

  • Moon Eye Babes

    Moon Eye Babes

    Oh Messy Life – February 8, 2024 Show Notes Track 1: Marina Allen – Or Else From the 2022 album, Centrifics. Track 2: Barbara Manning – A Mountain Found this one via WFMU’s Heavily Played Records list. Track 3: Jesca Hoop – When I’m Asleep Found out about Jesca Hoop via someone on Mastodon. Track…

  • Toutoi Boombox Funeral

    Toutoi Boombox Funeral

    Oh Messy Life – February 1, 2024 Show Notes Note: this show was supposed to air January 25, 2024. Due to technical difficulties it did not air that day, so I broadcast it a week later. Track 1: Giannakis Ioannidis & Maniolis Karapiperis – Toutoi Batsi Pourthan Tora From the Canary Records release The Heart…

  • A brief history of the Louisville, Kentucky punk, hardcore, and post-hardcore scene.

    A brief history of the Louisville, Kentucky punk, hardcore, and post-hardcore scene.

    Oh Messy Life – February 18, 2024 Show Notes Track 1: No Fun – She I really didn’t know anything about the early punk scene in Louisville before I had the idea for this radio show. I came across this history of the early days through the lens of the band Freakwater, and then found…

  • Solid Air Unable

    Solid Air Unable

    Oh Messy Life – January 11, 2024 Show Notes Track 1: SANAM – Aykathani Malakon (An Angel Woke Me) Some interesting sounds from these Beirut musicians, off of their album Aykathani Malakon. Track 2: Arrington de Dionyso – Death to All Dictators Worldwide From the recent album, Sacred Mushroom Songs Track 3: Aesop Rock –…

  • Dance Misguided Amnesiac

    Dance Misguided Amnesiac

    Oh Messy Life – January 4, 2024 Show Notes Track 1: The B-52’s – Dance This Mess Around I was just kinda in the mood for some B-52’s. Track 2: Pylon – Italian Movie Theme Continuing the vibe a bit with fellow Athens, Georgia, band Pylon. Track 3: Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet –…

  • Touarag Signal Poet

    Touarag Signal Poet

    Oh Messy Life – December 28, 2023 Show Notes Track 1: Umeko Ando – Iuta Upopo (イウタ ウポポ) I found this one via WFMU’s Heavily Played Records page. Track 2: OKI – Tukinahan Kamuy The vocal trills at the beginning of this track won me over. Track 3: Magic Carpet – Touarag Fever Found this…

  • Puente Camp Croix

    Puente Camp Croix

    Oh Messy Life – December 21, 2023 Show Notes Track 1: Custer, Brubeck, Robair, Smedley, Buckholtz – The Passing Quartet Going back for another track from this compilation of Beth Custer projects, In The Broken Fields Where I Lie. Track 2: Rent Romus, Heikki Koskinen, Life’s Blood Ensemble featuring Heikki Laitinen – Olin kerran onnekas…

  • Cattin’ Candy Tea

    Cattin’ Candy Tea

    Oh Messy Life – December 14, 2023 Show Notes Track 1: Dig 3 – Coconut Curry Dance From the KZSU A File. Track 2: Willie Dixon – Moon Cattin’ I love the maniacalness of this one. Track 3: The Bug Club – Short And Round It’s been fun finding different spots in the show to…

  • Waxie’s Red Toothpick

    Waxie’s Red Toothpick

    Oh Messy Life – December 7, 2023 Show Notes Track 1: The Pogues – Waxie’s Dargle I first learned about The Pogues from a campus band back in college, Mortal Wombat II, who played a variety of Pogues covers in their sets. Rest in Peace Shane! Track 2: tokumeikibou – 第一巻 I think I saw…

  • Iron Elves Wrestler

    Iron Elves Wrestler

    Oh Messy Life – November 30, 2023 Show Notes This radio show is a tribute to former KZSU DJ Ragnar of Ravensfjord, who recently passed away. For many years Ragnar filled our airwaves with the sounds of heavy metal on his program “Bloodstains Across Atherton“. When the news of Ragnar’s passing reached the station, there…