11/30/17: Rock & Roll Feast

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The latest episode of the Fuzz Factory was a rock & roll feast. A musical feast of songs with food or drink in the title. Why? Because it’s the holiday season and that’s how we do it around here. It was a fun theme, I’m sure I’ll revisit it in the future,. Perhaps every holiday season.

Here was the very tasty playlist:

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Piece Of Pie – Stone Temple Pilots

Whiskey Hangover – Godsmack

Jelly Roll – Blue Murder

Peeling An Orange – Talk Show

Pair Of Cherry – Eric Matthews

Whiskey Won, Fall Down – The Chocolate Horse

Black Coffee – Black Flag

Rotten Egg – Gas Huffer

Sour Grapes – Descendents

Cheeseburger – Gang Of Four

99 Bottles Of Beer – Melvins

Onions Make The Milk Taste Bad – Melvins

Chocolate Bar – Pure

Cherry Cola – Eagles Of Death Metal

Little Miss Chocolate Syrup – The Dirtbombs

Custard Pie – Led Zeppelin

Cheap Wine – Brant Bjork & The Operators

Tequila Sundae – Urge Overkill

Sweet Potato – Cracker

Pickled Ginger – Wilco

Coffee In The Pot – Supergrass

Chocolate Cake – Soulvitamins

T.U.S.A. – Masters Of Reality

Roast Fish And Corn Bread (Extended Mix) – Lee “Scratch” Perry

Green Onions – Booker T & The MGs

Hot Dog – The Detroit Cobras

Polk Salad Annie – Tony Joe White

Pocket Fulla Fish – Speedball Baby

Southern Fried Chicken (Part 1 & 2) – Bill Thomas & The Fendells

Bloody Mary Morning – Willie Nelson

Eat Steak – Reverend Horton Heat

Bourbon – Tenderloin

Bar-B-Q – ZZ Top

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11/9/17: Social Distortion & Reverend Horton Heat

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Last week on the Fuzz Factory I was inspired by my real life. Frequent listeners know that’s how it goes around here. My conversations during the week can lead to something here in the Fuzz Factory. That happened this week with my choice to compare/contrast Social Distortion and Reverend Horton Heat. Two very good bands that I’ve played but never featured on the show before. Both bands carry that great rockabilly punk vibe. On a side note, it’s not a coincidence that my choice was also inspired by a certain woman with many tattoos.

There’s no Fuzz Factory tonight or next Thursday, due to finals week and the Thanksgiving holiday. I’ll be back in December.

Here’s the playlist:

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Marching On The Skulls Of The Dead – The Atomic Bitchwax

Swaggs – Mount Carmel

Alabama Slammer – Motorcity Daredevils

Blackest Eyes – Porcupine Tree

The Lost City Of Refuge – …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead

Fortress – Queens Of The Stone Age

Charlotte Rose – The Suede Brothers

Dandy Lion – Screamin’ Cheetah Wheelies

Locomotive – Guns N’ Roses

Never Enough – L.A. Guns

Dead Jail Or Rock N Roll – Michael Monroe

Killing Floor (Get Down On It) – Verbena

Off The Ground – The Record Company

Going To Town – The Afghan Whigs

Lust – The Raveonettes

Our Little Secret – Rock City Angels

Anoxia – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Doublewide – Supersuckers

Dead Boy – The Toadies

The Regulator – Clutch

Bad Luck – Social Distortion

Suicide Doors – Reverend Horton Heat

Dear Lover – Social Distortion

One Time For Me – Reverend Horton Heat

Indulgence – Social Distortion

Mass Hysteria – Social Distortion

Jimbo Song – Reverend Horton Heat

400 Bucks – Reverend Horton Heat

 

2/16/17 Many Sides Of Love (Part 2)

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Hello Fuzz Factory listeners and the worldwide public in general. Welcome to this supreme rock & roll parlor. Presenting Part 2 of the Many Sides Of Love special feature. Love is in the title. Genre hopping at it’s finest, because the subject matter calls for it.

Without any delay, here’s the playlist:

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Let Love Rule – Lenny Kravitz

Is This Love? – Cake

Love Me Forever – The Black Angels

Love Her Madly – The Doors

Love Me Two Times – Psychic Ills

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

The Magic Piper (Of Love) – Edwyn Collins

Love Spreads – The Stone Roses

Love Is The Key – The Charlatans

Love Interruption – Jack White

Love Letter – Jen Trynin

Radar Love – Golden Earring

Outta Love Again – Van Halen

Love Gun – Kiss

Power Of Love – King’s X

Need Your Love – Cheap Trick

I’m Not In Love – 10cc

Don’t Love You – TV On The Radio

The Ones That You Love Lead You Nowhere – Del Amitri

Gimme Back My Love – The Go

Love Rollercoaster – Ohio Players

Don’t Pull Your Love – Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds

My Love Is – Holly Golightly

Love Song – The Dandy Warhols

This Is Love – PJ Harvey

Message Of Love – The Pretenders

Whole Lotta Love (Live) – Led Zeppelin

1/19/17: The Blackout Show

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There is a long legacy of bands with the word black in their title. There is a rich history of songs with the word black in the title. The Blackout Show on the Fuzz Factory explores this territory. Black is the color of my rock & roll.

Here’s the super solid playlist:

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Science Killer – The Black Angels

Black Balloon – Monster Magnet

Blackwater – Xavier Rudd

Why Must You Always Dress In Black – Ben Harper & Relentless7

Go Faster – The Black Crowes

Booty City – Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

Till I Get My Way – The Black Keys

Drop The Needle – Black Pistol Fire

Conscience Killer – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Black Butterfly – Elephantum

Ain’t Talkin’ About Love – Black Pussy

Black Woman – Unida

Bulls & Bones – Black Rainbows

Crazy Or High – Black Label Society

Black Tongue – Mastodon

Black Betty – Melvins

Hot Van – Black Nasa

Black Saturday – Soundgarden

Sweet Black Angel – The Rolling Stones

Black Girls – Violent Femmes

Yeah Yeah – Black Rock

Cynthy-Ruth – Black Merda

TV Party – Black Flag

Black Gold – Soul Asylum

Tyrants – Black Mountain

Blackout – Scorpions

Wheels Of Confusion/The Straightener – Black Sabbath

 

1/12/17: The Limiñanas

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The Limiñanas, say it again…the Limiñanas. Get to know this band. They’re my favorite French band of all time. To me they’re the ultimate film noir rock & roll band. Fully completely drenched in a sophisticated French attitude. I love their sound.

I also played songs from Serge Gainsbourg, the originator of what I’m referring to as the noir rock sound. I also played a few songs from contemporary French artists as well as a few songs with lyrics in French. How about that? Oui, oui!

Voici la liste des morceaux joués ce soir.

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Side By Side – Grant Lee Buffalo

Rules – Buffalo Tom

The Thanks I Get – Wilco

KV Crimes – Kurt Vile

Lemon Lees – Electric Eel Shock

Higher Time – Electric Citizen

Fire Maple Song – Everclear

Bruce Lee – All Them Witches

You Will Find It Here – Thee Oh Sees

Alarms – Goat

In Every Direction – Junip

Esta Noche – The Twilight Singers

Lazenby’s Folly – King Loser

Faust 72 – Dynastie Crisis

Hungry For You – The Police

Fleur De Lys – Juliana Hatfield

Zippo – The Limiñanas

Bonnie And Clyde – Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot

Get Yourself Together – Tahiti 80

Playground Love – Air

Votre Coté Yéyé M’emmerde – The Limiñanas

Black Trombone – Serge Gainsbourg

Hey Joe – Charlotte Gainsbourg

AF3458 – The Limiñanas

Rosas – The Limiñanas

Contact – The Serge Gainsbourg Experience

Contact – Wooden Shjips

1/5/17: Out With The Old, In With The New

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New. A word that has many meanings. In this instance, I’m of course referring to the new year. Also, songs with new in the title, alluding to new attitudes, new beginnings, new opportunities, etc. I even dropped in a few new songs, which is yet another meaning of the word new.

So, out with the old, in with the new. Here it is, the first playlist of 2017:

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Pale Moon – Asteroid

Biker No. 2 – Brant Bjork

New World – Black Nasa

New Fang – Them Crooked Vultures

Young Man Blues – Motorpsycho

New Flesh – Fuzz

IOU – Awesome Color

Rita Mae Young – The Record Company

Brand New Girl – Billy Garner

Mustang Ranch – Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

American Goldwing – Blitzen Trapper

Ambulance – The Amazing

See Forever – Indian Jewelry

Goatband – Goat

New Direction – The Black Lips

New Girl Now – Honeymoon Suite

New Health Rock – TV On The Radio

Crumbling Down – Polvo

Same Dress New Day – Tripping Daisy

Moth Wings – Pond

Barcelonian – Vista Chino

New Crown – Wolfmother

Servants – Wooden Shjips

Dawn Rising – Red Fang

 

10/27/16: Halloween Fuzz

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It is a little like Halloween on a regular basis around here, however this past week it was ALL about Halloween. Need I say more?

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Dead Souls – Joy Division

The Blood – The Cure

Astro Zombies – The Misfits

Bride Of Frankenstein – Melvins

I Am A Ghost – Red Fang

The Evil Powers Of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Supersuckers

Evil – Cactus

Frankenstein – The Edgar Winter Group

Monsters – Blue Oyster Cult

Dead On Time – Queen

Season Of The Witch – Lucifer’s Friend

The 13th Witching Hour – Asteroid

Murder Nights – Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats

Shout At The Devil – Mötley Crüe

Shake Your Blood – Probot

Blood Drive – ASG

Creeping Death – Metallica

Blood On The Valley Floor – Soundgarden

Ghouls – Wooden Shjips

Last Train To Satansville – Swervedriver

Friend Of The Devil – The Grateful Dead

19 Witches – Monster Magnet

C.O.D. – AC/DC

The Blessed Hellride – Black Label Society

Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath