8/25/16: 180 Minutes Of 120 Minutes (Part 4)

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Last week was the final installment of the 180 Minutes Of 120 Minutes special feature. This week, part 4, featured songs from 2003-2013. These were the final years of the show, when MTV barely payed videos and content like this was demoted to MTV2.

Here’s the playlist:

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Icky Thump – The White Stripes

10 A.M. Automatic – The Black Keys

Alive & Amplified – The Mooney Suzuki

Reptilia – The Strokes

Pressure Point – The Zutons

Circus – The Sights

The Letter – PJ Harvey

Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Feel Good Inc. – Gorillaz

Golden Age – TV On The Radio

Daft Punk Is Playing At My House – LCD Soundsystem

Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People

Rope – Foo Fighters

Don’t Listen To The Radio – The Vines

White Unicorn – Wolfmother

The Hair Song – Black Mountain

Bom Bom Bom – Living Things

I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys

Touch Me I’m Going To Scream Pt. 1 – My Morning Jacket

Furr – Blitzen Trapper

Jesus Fever – Kurt Vile

The Bucket – Kings Of Leon

Salute Your Solution – The Raconteurs

I Want You So Hard (Boy’s Bad News) – Eagles Of Death Metal

I Will Possess Your Heart – Death Cab For Cutie

Trouble With Dreams – Eels

I Turn My Camera On – Spoon

Cause = Time – Broken Social Scene

Cherry Blossom Girl – Air

Sad And Lonely – The Secret Machines

Well Thought Out Twinkles – Silversun Pickups

Born Too Slow – The Crystal Method

Sick, Sick, Sick – Queens Of The Stone Age

Curl Of The Burl – Mastodon

Romantic Rights – Death From Above 1979

Aly, Walk With Me – The Raveonettes

Lotus Flower – Radiohead

Drug – White Denim

Jetsetter – Morningwood

From The Devil Himself – Viva Voce

Crazy – Gnarls Barkley

Club Foot – Kasabian

Electric Feel – MGMT

 

 

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7/28/16: 180 Minutes Of 120 Minutes (Part 2)

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Once again, 180 minutes of 120 Minutes on the Fuzz Factory. As I mentioned last week, there are so many good song to play I decided to break it down according to the years the videos for these songs aired on the show. Part 2 featured songs from 1991-1996, what I would say were the golden years of alternative rock.

For me, these years were perhaps the best of my lifetime. These years were my first years out of college. In those days, I was buying a lot of music and seeing a lot of concerts. I still have many vivid rock & roll memories from those years.

Here is the playlist:

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Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana

I’ll Stick Around – Foo Fighters

Here And Now – Letters To Cleo

Not Sleeping Around – Ned’s Atomic Dustbin

Reverence – The Jesus & Mary Chain

Detachable Penis – King Missile

Cosmic Dick – Gwen Mars

Connection – Elastica

Butterfly Wings – Machines Of Loving Grace

Bad Luck – Social Distortion

Chase The Dragon – Beasts Of Bourbon

Only Shallow – My Bloody Valentine

A Girl Like You – The Wolfgang Press

I See You – Juliana Hatfield

Safari – The Breeders

Rave Down – Swervedriver

Waydown – Catherine Wheel

Orange Crush – R.E.M.

In The Name Of The Father – Black Grape

Elevate My Mind – Stereo MC’s

Daughters Of The Kaos – Luscious Jackson

Sabotage – The Beastie Boys

100% – Sonic Youth

Afro – The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

N.W.O. – Ministry

Nothing – Stabbing Westward

In The Meantime – Helmet

Glamorous – The Jesus Lizard

Interference – Cop Shoot Cop

Sex On Wheelz – My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

Army Of Me – Björk

Metal Mickey – Suede

Born Of Frustration – James

Rapture – Seed

Underwhelmed – Sloan

Watch The Girl Destroy Me – Possum Dixon

The Ghost At #1 – Jellyfish

Super Sex – Morphine

Last Goodbye – Jeff Buckley

Jack Names The Planets – Ash

I Don’t Know Why I Love You – The House Of Love

Born In ’69 – Rocket From The Crypt

Caught By The Fuzz – Supergrass

Another 180 Minutes Of 120 Minutes

Tonight is the second in a four part series featuring the playlists from the groundbreaking MTV show 120 Minutes. As I mentioned last week, there are so many good song to play I decided to break it down according to years. The years the videos for these songs aired on the show. This is also likely (not always) the year the song was first released. Tonight, I’m playing songs from 1991-1996, which are probably the golden years of alternative rock.

Make sure to tune in tonight, 8-11 PM (EST) on SCAD-Atlanta Radio (www.scadatlantaradio.org).

Please note, after tonight, there will be no Fuzz Factory the next two weeks. I’ll be on vacation in Alaska and Vancouver.

Here’s a sample of what you might hear tonight:

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8/20/15 & 8/27/15: Hall Of Fame Playlists

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Soon, I’ll post (additional) pictures of my trip to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, OH. First order of business is to catch up on the playlists.

The artists that made this music are in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, right now, that’s all that needs to be said.

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What Is And What Should Never Be – Led Zeppelin

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere – Neil Young

Dreams – The Allman Brothers Band

Honey Don’t – Carl Perkins

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley

One Piece At A Time – Johnny Cash

Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley

Tumbling Dice – The Rolling Stones

(I Know) I’m Losing You – Rod Stewart

Shapes Of Things – The Yardbirds

We Gotta Get Out Of This Place – The Animals

The Changeling – The Doors

All Day And All Of The Night – The Kinks

Crosstown Traffic – Jimi Hendrix

On The Hunt – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Just Got Paid – ZZ Top

Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man – The Bob Seger System

The Other Night Blues – B.B. King

That’s What The Blues Is All About – Albert King

Going Down – Freddie King

Pride And Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

The Seeker – The Who

Glass Onion – The Beatles

Rock And Roll – The Velvet Underground

Loose – The Stooges

Blitzkrieg Bop – The Ramones

Clampdown – The Clash

Goodbye Blue Sky – Pink Floyd

Empty Spaces – Pink Floyd

Young Lust – Pink Floyd

Surrender – U2

D.J. – David Bowie

Once In A Lifetime – Talking Heads

Heartless – Heart

No More No More – Aerosmith

T.N.T. – AC/DC

Dance The Night Away – Van Halen

Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers

I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye

Catholic School Girls Rule – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Fat Bottomed Girls – Queen

Do You Wanna Touch Me? (Oh Yeah!) – Joan Jett

When Will I Be Loved – Linda Ronstadt

Time The Avenger – The Pretenders

 

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Immigrant Song (Live) – Led Zeppelin

Symptom Of The Universe – Black Sabbath

Sweet Emotion – Aerosmith

Calling Dr. Love – Kiss

Somebody Get Me A Doctor – Van Halen

Geek Stink Breath – Green Day

Emit Remmus – Red hot Chili Peppers

Rocket Queen – Guns N’ Roses

Billion Dollar Babies – Alice Cooper

Bitch – The Rolling Stones

I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide – ZZ Top

Mainline Florida – Eric Clapton

Ohio – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Whippong Post – The Allman Brothers Band

Saturday Night Special – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Alabama Getaway – The Grateful Dead

Over The Hills And Far Away – Led Zeppelin

Supernaut – Black Sabbath

For Whom The Bell Tolls – Metallica

Stone Cold Crazy – Queen

Girls Got Rhythm – AC/DC

Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers – ZZ Top

Combination – Aerosmith

You Could Be Mine – Guns N’ Roses

Is it My Body? – Alice Cooper

T.V. Eye – The Stooges

Sabotage – The Beastie Boys

Gratitude – The Beastie Boys

Stone Free – Jimi Hendrix

Tales Of Brave Ulysses – Cream

Over Under Sideways Down -The Yardbirds

Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress – The Hollies

It’s My Life – The Animals

Paperback Writer – The Beatles 

Communication Breakdown (Live) – Led Zeppelin

Negative Creep – Nirvana

Peace Frog – The Doors

Fortunate Son – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Old Man – Neil Young

Feeling Gravitys Pull – R.E.M.

When The World Is Running Down, You Make The Best Of What’s Still Around – The Police

Tom Sawyer – Rush

Little Guitars – Van Halen

For Those About To Rock (We Salute You) – AC/DC

Hall Of Fame Fuzz Part 2

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Join me in the Fuzz Factory this week for part 2 of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show, featuring only music from members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Thursday nights from 8-11 PM (EST) on SCAD-Atlanta Radio (www.scadatlantaradio.org). This will be the final three hour show of the summer.

Rock & roll will never die.

Hall Of Fame Fuzz

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It’ll temporarily sound a little more like a classic rock station around here. Tonight and next Thursday the Fuzz Factory will be featuring artists in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Why now? Because I am headed to Cleveland next month to see the Hall for myself. I’ll be meeting my parents there too. Should be a fun time.

We’ll also ponder the question of why there even is a hall of fame for rock & roll? It’s a good question that is worth asking, simply because there is a lot of subjectivity involved in determining who is inducted and who is not included in place like this. That’s the case around the fringes of any institution like this one. Especially one dedicated to the influence of personal expression.

Join me in the Fuzz Factory this week for the first of two Rock & Roll Hall of Fame shows, featuring only music from members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Thursday nights from 8-11 PM (EST) on SCAD-Atlanta Radio (www.scadatlantaradio.org). These will be the final three hour shows of the summer.

Here are some memorable Rock & Roll Hall of Fame moments…

Unknown Flower Power

Popular does not always equal good, unpopular rarely equals bad. With that always in mind, I have discovered some very good bands by scouring the cut out bin looking for current but unpopular music sold at go away prices. Sometimes, at such a good price, the cover alone was enough to make it worth the risk. If it sucked so bad, it became a beer coaster. Win win.

Tonight on the Fuzz Factory I compare/contrast two bands that fall into the scenario I described. Flowerhead and Black Market Flowers. You can call it – Unknown Flower Power. I heard a Flowerhead song on the radio, once, after midnight. I never heard Black Market Flowers on the radio. No one might have. Flowerhead is from Austin, TX. I don’t even know where Black Market Flowers are from, my guess is Southern California. The good news, both bands released two albums and none of them are coasters.

Here are ALL of Flowerhead and Black Market Flowers official videos. Dig it. Listen to the Fuzz Factory on SCAD-Atlanta Radio (www.scadatlantaradio.org) tonight and every Thursday night from 8-10 PM (EST).