Baby DJ Mike says “enjoy the show”.
This week’s challenge–to bring the music to you when it’s 100 degrees outside. Yes, it was 100 degrees in Sacramento just before showtime this week. A mid-June heat wave, to be sure. Ah, makes me long for those days of yesteryear, when we had highs in the 60s, and rain all day. Two weeks ago! Aha! The weather’s been fickle.

However, come rain or shine, and everything in between, we like to bring you the music. I’d thought about this last week, because one night, there was a scheduled power outage in our neighborhood. The local power company literally took the power down for most of the night, to do some maintenance work, replacing a 1940’s-era substation, and other equipment. Fortunately, it was a Friday night, and the weather was cool out. But if it had been Tuesday night, who knows what would have happened?

Fortunately, all systems were “go” this week, including the A/C. And it was a good thing, because we came up with a pretty good mix of songs. 57 of them–possibly a DJ Mike on Tuesday night record! And yes, the oddball segues continue. Who’d of thought of following Allyson Seconds with Nirvana? Or constructing a set with Peter Murphy, Danny Wilkerson, Don Dixon, and The Handcuffs–with no break in between? I actually know the answer to those semi-rhetorical questions.

So I just need one little thing from you. I just need you to listen to some or all of this musical greatness. Experience the variety, and the weird segues which actually work. Yes, all this seemingly disjointed music really does fit together.

Enjoy the show!

Artist | Title | Album
Felsen | Lay Kenneth Lay | Felsen Loves You
The Mike Brown Band | What Would You Know | Single release
Gene Loves Jezebel | Summertime | Dance Underwater
Elk City | Ride The Slide | Everybody’s Insecure
Plasticsoul | Keeping a Light On | Therapy
Sam Phillips | Pretty Time Bomb | Human Contact Is Never Easy
Blake Jones & The Trike Shop | At Every Train Stop | Make
Allyson Seconds | Obviously Love | Bag of Kittens
Nirvana | On A Plain | Nevermind
Gail George | A Wonderful Life | Bloom
The Feelies | Gone Gone Gone | In Between
Bill Lloyd | Satellite | Working The Long Game
The Catbirds | Leaving Here | Catbirds Say Yeah
Peter Murphy | Cuts You Up | Deep
Danny Wilkerson | How She Lost My Heart | Wilkerson
Don Dixon | Praying Mantis | Single release
Handcuffs | Half a Mind | Electroluv
Sunshine Boys | Tripping Through Time | Blue Music
Michael Simmons | No More Girls | First Days of Summer
Krista D | Crazy Bitch | Single release
The Broken Rekkids | Girl In Golden Disc | Starry Eyed
Liz Phair | 6’1″ | Exile in Guyville
Librarians With Hickeys | Until There Was You | Until There Was You
Dara Ackerman | Partially True Stories | Partially True Stories
Chris Church | Be My Nuisance | Limitations Of Source Tape
Dwight Yoakam | The Late Great Golden State | Population Me
Spygenius | Godfearing | Pacéphale
The Britannicas | Sign Out | High Tea
Michal Towber | Rockstar | No Resolution
Draw Pinky | I’m So Happy I Could Break A Window | A Compilation
Merle Haggard And The Strangers | Mama Tried | Hag: The Best of Merle Haggard
Richard X. Heyman | If You’re So Inclined | Pop Circles
Anton Barbeau | Love Me Do | Berliner Grotesk
Crowded House | It’s Only Natural | Woodface
Popdudes | Desperation Time | Maximum Rock Stupidity
B.J. Thomas | Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head | Billboard Top Movie Hits 1960s
XTC | Melt The Guns | English Settlement
David Brookings & The Average Lookings | And It Feels Like… | Scorpio Monologue
Lannie Flowers | Let It Go | March To Home
Laura Pharoah | Sweet Apple | Single release
Smoking Popes | You Spoke to Me | Destination Failure
Lloyd Cole | Tell Your Sister | Don’t Get Weird On Me, Babe
Victor Sotelo | Desperately Tired of White Noise | Homeland Insecurities
The New Duncan Imperials | Fucking Geckos | Hunny Bunny
Agony Aunts | FU4TB Bolth | Single release
Julian Cope | Greedhead Detector | 20 Mothers
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians | Driving Aloud (Radio Storm) | Respect
The Jayhawks | Settled Down Like Rain | Hollywood Town Hall
The Orange Peels | Mystery Lawn | So Far
Bud Rogers | Intercity Mars | Starman
The Armoires | The Laws Have Changed | Side Three
Natalie Cortez & The Ultraviolets | Up All Night | Twitch!
Frank Black | Jaina Blues | Show Me Your Tears
Girls On Grass | Street Fight | Dirty Power
Jackson Browne | Doctor My Eyes | Saturate Before Using
Freedy Johnston | Sincere | Can You Fly
The Whiskey Saints | Every Little Thing | 24 Hours


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