10/12/17: Iggy Pop & the Stooges

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As I mentioned earlier, I recently saw Iggy Pop in concert. He’s 70 years old now and still kicked ass real good. Great concert. Therefore, as you might expect, the Fuzz Factory special feature was Iggy Pop and his former band the Stooges. They were punk rock before there was such a thing.

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Here’s the playlist:

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I Don’t Wanna Go Home – The Black Lips

I Wanna Holler (But The Town’s Too Small) – The Detroit Cobras

Wave That Flag – The Fred Leighton Experience

Boom Swagger Boom – The Murder City Devils

Fortress – Queens Of The Stone Age

The Sinking Chair – Royal Thunder

Cut You In – Jerry Cantrell

Weed It Out – Quicksand

Replaceable – CKY

Clean My Wounds – Corrosion Of Conformity

Two Thousand Seventeen – The Schizophonics

Mirror People – Love And Rockets

Iggy & Angus – Sloan

Down On The Street – Rage Against The Machine

Raw Power – Guns N’ Roses

Five Foot One – Tiny Lights

I Wanna Be A Dog – Chris Whitley & The Bastard Club

Search And Destroy – Red Hot Chili Peppers

T.V. Eye – The Glasspack

Loose – The Stooges

Funtime – Iggy Pop

1969 – The Stooges

Repo Man – Iggy Pop

Gimme Danger – Iggy & The Stooges

Wild America – Iggy Pop

Winners & Losers – Iggy Pop

Shake Appeal (Bowie Mix) – Iggy & The Stooges

Down On The Street – Iggy & The Stooges

I Wanna Be A Dog – The Stooges

 

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9/28/17: Melvins

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The Melvins. Aw yeah.

Here’s the playlist:

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The Spell – Mount Hush

Criminal Mystic – Comet Control

Temple Of Your Dreams – Monster Magnet

Sultan’s Curse – Mastodon

Run Rabbit Run – Black Map

Raging Bull – One Bad Son

Domesticated Animals – Queens Of The Stone Age

Come On – The Verve

Form And Function – Hookworms

Dry Heaves (Of The Well-Adorned) – Menthol

Hello, From Eastern Europe – The Streets On Fire

Deep Wound – Swervedriver

Debonair – The Afghan Whigs

Glasshouse – Sleeptalking

Reckless Tongue – Airways

School On Fire – Greta

Flying Up A Mountain – Sweetapple

All In The Suit That You Wear – Stone Temple Pilots

Teen Lambchop – Wellwater Conspiracy

Help You Out (Extended Version) – The Go

Sober-delic (Acid Only) – Melvins

Black Stooges – Melvins

Night Goat – Melvins

A History Of Bad Men – Melvins

9/14/17: Queens Of The Stone Age and the Desert Sessions

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Plenty of new songs and great special feature. That’s what was on the menu this week. Queens Of The Stone Age and the Desert Sessions. As many of you probably know, the Desert Sessions has served as an open door studio group. Josh Homme has also used it as a place to collaborate with others and develop songs for other projects including his main gig Queens Of The Stone Age. Hour was dedicated to that other acts directly related to Queens Of The Stone Age.

So here it is. The one and only playlist.

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In The Clouds – The Cult

New Moon Rising – Wolfmother

Lights Out – Royal Blood

Hoochie Coochie – Band Of Skulls

Days Of Self Destruction – CKY

Sabacia – Nap

The Judge – Rubble Road

April Showers – Royal Thunder

Open Water – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Jettisoned – Thee Oh Sees

Christ Hammer – Melvins

New Day Rising – Hüsker Dü

Never Talking To You Again – Hüsker Dü

Caterpillar March – Kyuss

I’m Your Torpedo – Eagles Of Death Metal

Scumbag Blues – Them Crooked Vultures

All The Same – Joshua Homme

Rickshaw – Desert Sessions

Bring It Back Gentle – Desert Sessions

You Think I Ain’t Worth A Dollar, But I Feel Like A Millionaire – Desert Sessions

In My Head…or Something – Desert Sessions

Sick, Sick, Sick – Vitamin String Quartet

Do It Again – Queens Of The Stone Age

I Was A Teenage Hand Model – Queens Of The Stone Age

Long Slow Goodbye – Queens Of The Stone Age

Feet Don’t Fail Me – Queens Of The Stone Age

8/24/17 Fuzz Factory Eclipse Mix

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As I posted about last week, I’m putting my Fuzz Factory spin on this whole eclipse mix soundtrack music thing. So I did. Playing three hours of great rock and roll featuring songs with sun, moon or eclipse in the title, as simple as that.

Also, there may or may not be a Fuzz Factory the next two weeks and three of the next four weeks. I will be conducting research and development at rock & roll concerts. I may have episodes ready, we may’ve reruns and there may be  no shows at all. Sorry, I cannot give a definitive answer. Regardless, I’ll be back in the studio on 9/14 with plenty of brand new music to play.

Here’s the Eclipse Mix playlist. Rock and roll, let’s go!

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Mothers Of The Sun – Black Mountain 

Third Man On The Moon – Masters Of Reality

Eclipse – Yngwie Malmsteen

Total Eclipse – Iron Maiden

Children Of The Sun – Hawkwind

Hide From The Sun – Goat

Ride The Sun – Mothership

Moon Baby – Godsmack

Unseen Eclipses – P2ten

People Of The Sun – Rage Against The Machine

Excessive Moonlight – Indian Jewelry

Staring At The Sun – TV On The Radio

The Killing Moon – Echo & The Bunnymen

Marquee Moon – Television

Looking At The Sun – Matthew Sweet

Black Moon Creeping – The Black Crowes

Total Eclipse Of The Heart – Stickboy

Sun Medallion – King Tuff

Sinking With The Sun – The Raveonettes

Setting Sun – Elephant Stone

Up On The Sun – Meat Puppets

Blinding Sun – Mudhoney

Drowning Sun – Love Battery

Staring At The Sun… – Smile

Tahitian Moon – Porno For Pyros

Stare Into The Sun – Imperial Drag

Red Red Sun – INXS

Behind The Sun – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Ain’t No Sunshine – Harlem Underground

Total Eclipse Of The Sun – Footsteps

Sister Moon – The Front

Black Sun Morning – Screaming Trees

Sun Dance – Tomahawk

Supermoon – The Heavy Eyes

Once More ‘Round The Sun – Mastodon

My God Is The Sun – Queens Of The Stone Age

Violence Of The Sun – Wolfmother

Brain Damage/Eclipse – The Woods

8/17/17: Awareness and Escapism

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As I mentioned in my previous post, I couldn’t decide which direction to go. Should I go serious and play protest music and music addressing the issues of the day? Should I go light and play music that’s an escape from the issues? I decided to go in both directions. Frequent listeners know this is a big tent rock & roll show. Lots of room in here for both ends of the spectrum. This show was all about awareness AND escapism.

Oh, and yes it’s true. The South IS too fat to rise again.

Here is the playlist:

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Scum – Meat Puppets

Whispering World – Royal Thunder

The South´s Too Fat To Rise Again – Nashville Pussy

Fat Side Up – Tenderloin

Ride The Sky – Mondo Drag

How Did We Get So Dark? – Royal Blood

Sweet Sour – Band Of Skulls

Fool You – King’s X

Harakiri – The Ponys

Dance Pt. 3 – Moon Duo

Western Metaphor – Psychic Ills

Hunt Me Down – The Black Angels

All My Own Stunts – Arctic Monkeys

NPWA – Billy Bragg

The System – Carbon/Silicon

War Pigs – Faith No More

Peace Sells – Megadeth

Roll Right – Rage Against The Machine

The System – The Black Pacific

American Idiot – Green Day

Unacceptable – Bad Religion

White Riot – The Clash

Engines – Mutts

Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle – Nirvana

When I Was Yesterday – The Brian Jonestown Massacre

The Words That Maketh Murder – PJ Harvey

When She Goes Out – Jucifer

Effigy – Urge Overkill

Jonestown – Concrete Blonde

Drunk On Destruction – Mark Lanegan Band

66 – The Afghan Whigs

Standing In the Way Of Control – Gossip

Dig In – Lenny Kravitz

This Side Of Love – Terence Trent D’Arby

Attracted To You – Terence Trent D’Arby

It’s Your Life – Lenny Kravitz

Vibrator – Terence Trent D’Arby

She Kissed Me – Terence Trent D’Arby

In My Life Today – Lenny Kravitz

What Goes Around Comes Around – Lenny Kravitz

 

 

 

8/10/17: Return From The Road

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My summer tour has concluded. Over the last 4 weeks I’ve visited the following cities: Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. It was three different trip taken almost back to back to back. I did lots of urban exploration and even pasted up some of my street art in Kansas City and Louisville.

There was not much time to prepare for the Fuzz Factory this week. Needless to say, I whipped up a batch of good stuff to play for my dedicated rock & roll listeners. There was a loose theme happening too, about the road. You’ll see that mixed into the playlist.

Speaking of that playlist, here it is.

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Are You Ready? – The Delta 72

Bellbottoms – The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

How Can A Man With So Many Friends Feel So Alone – Eagles Of Death Metal

Don’t Pretend You Didn’t Know – Dinosaur Jr.

Goodnight – Sweetapple

How It Starts – The Features

Light As A Feather – The Afghan Whigs

King Of The Road – Fu Manchu

Overdrive – Flowerhead

City Of Hate – The Toadies

Kiss The Sun – The Atomic Bitchwax

Higher Time – Electric Citizen

Three Day Road – Birth Of Joy

Encrypted Bounce – Thee Oh Sees

Moth Wings – Pond

Galactic Fugitives – Rubble Road

You Can’t Quit Me, Baby (Live) – Queens Of The Stone Age

Heads Will Roll – The Upper Crust

Oye Vaya – Earl Greyhound

Let The Truth Be Known – Brant Bjork & The Bros

Travelin’ Man’s Blues – Nebula

Gravel Road – Clutch

On The Road Again – Canned Heat

Traveler – Screaming Trees

The Roman Road – Super Furry Animals

Let’s Take A Trip Together – Morphine

Who’s Producing You? – Ty Segall

Road To Rouen – Supergrass

Charlotte Rose – The Suede Brothers

Thus Spoke Candieking – Haiabusa

Road Of Gold – T.S.O.L.

Tranny Takes A Trip – Salem’s Pot

To Travel The Path Unknown – Goat

Hit The Road Jack – Big Youth

Farther On Down The Road – Taj Mahal

7/27/17: Late Night Sounds

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This was a new theme, Late Night Sounds. Even though it’s quite subjective, I know it’s one that I’ll revisit many times, because it creates such a great playlist. These are songs that sound best after 1:00 AM. The time of day when the anything and everything is possible. Passion, destruction, reckless despair, excessive behavior, triumphant victory and bitter defeat are all infused into the songs played here.

This show was the second pre-recorded Fuzz Factory. I recorded it a few days before heading out of town. I tuned in from Washington D.C. and listened to myself on the radio.

Here is the playlist from that night.

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Sugar Ray – The Jesus & Mary Chain

Pink Steam – Sonic Youth

Science Killer – The Black Angels

Nightclubbing – Iggy Pop

Party Hard – Pulp

You’re So Pretty – We’re So Pretty – The Charlatans

Christiansands – Tricky

The Dead Walking – The Limiñanas

Curse The Night – The Raveonettes

Midnight Special – Leadbelly

Open Heart Surgery – The Brian Jonestown Massacre

Pup Tent – Luna

Buttercup – Brad

Love Left Us Strangers – Space Needle

Hello It’s Late – Stone Temple Pilots

Fireside – Arctic Monkeys

‘Cause I’m A Man – Tame Impala

Late Night Phone Call – Dramarama

Model Murmur – Chris Connelly

Dissolved Girl – Massive Attack

Endless Repeat – Voyager One

Helpline Operator – The The

Night Spots – The Cars

Stripsearch – Faith No More

Nervous Tech (Nah John) – Thee Oh Sees

Let’s Jump In – Dead Meadow

Better Living Through Chemistry – Queens Of The Stone Age

Seven & Seven – Sugartooth

No More Understanding – The Soup Dragons

Siva – Smashing Pumpkins

Know – Chris Whitley

All Night Thing – Temple Of The Dog

Late In The Day – Supergrass

Pretentious Introspective Song – Soulvitamins

Nightclub Jitters – The Replacements

Hanging On A Curtain – Morphine

Because Of This – Mark Lanegan