Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Transmission 19608

You don't know Jack - but you will with help from Tom Petty, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Trixie Smith, Tom Waitts, Stan Ridgeway, The Shining OST, The Residents, The Daily Flash, Hawkwind, Kraan and Pentangle!

T19608 is a mb 128k mp3 1:02:44 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Jack I'm Mellow"


Monday, September 29, 2008

Transmission 19508

We get Floydish without going Pink thanks to Eclipse, Planet P Project, Far East Family Band, Tommy James & The Shondells, The Gutter Twins, Grails and The Catherine Wheel!

T19508 is a 52.8mb 128k mp3 57:40 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Eat My Dust You Insensitive Fuck"


Friday, September 26, 2008

Transmission T19408

You're invited to the RFW Second Birthday Party with entertainment provided by Afrika Bambaataa, Chocolate Milk, Soil & "Pimp" Sessions, The Hollywood Stars, Pere Ubu, Trans Am, Jesse Allen, Eddie Harris, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Bryan Ferry, Elvis Presly, Les Fleur de Lys, Rick Derringer, Marco Benevento, Allan Toussaint and Raspberries!

T19408 is a 57.6mb 128k mp3 1:03:01 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Meet Me At The Party"


The past 2 years with all of you have been the most enjoyable moments I have had in my long radio career. Thanks for making Radio Free Wohlman into a world-wide family! Onward and upward.

Dave RF Wohlman

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Transmission 19308

Our second Birthday Celebration kicks off with a re-transmission of HAL 1, the first official RFW show, which was originally posted on September 30th, 2006. The microphone had not even arrived at that point in time, so enjoy a seamless suite that includes Cornelius, Robert Fripp, King Crimson, The Sylvian/Fripp Band, The Future Sounds Of London, The National Lampoon, Klatuu, Tangerine Dream and Spiritualized. Thanks for making it a great 2 years and bring a friend to our official "Party" tomorrow night!

T19308 is a 57.5mb 128k mp3 1:02:52 in length made loud to be played loud!

"I'm Afraid Dave"


Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Transmission 19208

We start out on the street with Michael Rose featuring Damian Marley and then reach out to Burning Spear, U Roy, B.B. King, Bill Frisell/Matt Chamberlin/Tucker Martine & Lee Townshend, Electric Circus, Sunbirds, Et Cetera, Blitzen Trapper, Earl Greyhound and The Sound Of Animals Fighting!

T19208 is a 59.3mb 128k mp3 1:04:51 in length made loud to be played loud!

"police and thieves in a Shoot Out"


Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Transmission 19108

Our really Big show features Big Big Train. Big Linda, Big Umbrella, Big Audio Dynamite, Big Man & The Night People, Big Bill Broonzy, Big Joe Turner, Big Walter Horton, Big Youth, Big Star, Big Brother & The Holding Company and Big Brother! Kate Smith and Topo cancelled.

T19108 is a 58.7mb 128k mp3 1:04:10 in length made loud to be played loud!

"a regular monkey is a happy monkey"


Monday, September 22, 2008

Transmission 19008

A viewing of an early Dario Argento flick set the tone for this musical Phenomena featuring Goblin, Buckethead, Jesu, Jennifer Batten, Jeff Beck & Eric Clapton, Medeski/Martin & Wood, Sonic Youth, Nels Cline Trio and Pelican. Jeepers creepers!

T19008 is a 58.2mb 128k mp3 1:03:36 in length made loud to be played loud!

"I got a bird for the winter"


*Phenomena, a 1985 film by Italian horror impresario Dario Argento, starred Jennifer Connelly as a young girl who could communicate with insects. Highly recommended!

Friday, September 19, 2008

Transmission 18908

The operative word for our rock-hard show is Stone. Sink or swim with Small Faces, Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Lee Hazelewood, Metallica, Humble Pie, Muddy Waters, Flower Travelin' Band, Guru Guru, Primal Scream, James Brown, African Head Charge and The Monkees!

T18908 is a 57.7mb 128k mp3 1:03:03 in length made loud to be played loud!

"once I was a stone many years ago"


Thursday, September 18, 2008

Transmission 18808

There goes another great one. Norman Whitfield, the master of psychedelic-soul, died on September 16th. It was also 38 years ago today in 1970 that we lost James Marshall Hendrix. Both do their thing all over us on RFW!

T18808 is a 55mb 128k mp3 1:00:14 in length made loud to be played loud!

"and the band plays on"


Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Transmission 18708

We celebrate the life and music of Richard Wright, who passed away on September 15th 2008, with songs from his solo and Pink Floyd career. Great Gig In The Sky indeed!

T18708 is a 55.3mb 128k mp3 1:00:27 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Remember A Day"


Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Transmission 18608

Guns, blades, bombs - we have it all in our weapons of audio destruction special featuring Freddie Notes & The Rudies, Kula Shaker, Rank & File, The Breeders, Piano Magic, Yellow Magic Orchestra, The Fratellis, S.O.U.L., Elton John, Air, Blues Creation, Angels & Airwaves and Janus. Make love not war!

T18608 is a 58.4mb 128k mp3 1:03:52 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Napalm Sticks To Kids"


Monday, September 15, 2008

Transmission 18508

Various shades of Ian Hunter, both solo and with Mott The Hoople, make for a delightful and dignified recital!

T18508 is a 54.3mb 128k mp3 59:24 in length made loud to be played loud!

"I'm just a Marionette"


* Here is one of my prized rock & roll possessions - a pair of Ian Hunter's sun-glasses. Thanks again Ian!

Friday, September 12, 2008

Transmission 18408

I address a serious subject by seriously rocking with Primal Scream, Danko Jones, The Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Ozzy Osbourne, Thin Lizzy, Spacemen 3, Julian Cope and David Bowie!

T18408 is a 57.3mb 128k mp3 1:02:35 in length made loud to be played loud!

"you're not alone"


Thursday, September 11, 2008

Transmission 18308

We open John Zorn's Book Of Angels for Masada compositions performed by Eric Friedlander, Uri Caine, Bar Kokhba, Secret Chiefs 3, The Cracow Klezmer Band, Medeski/Martin & Wood, Masada String Trio, Marc Ribot and The Jamie Saft Trio. Gorgeous!

T18308 is a 57.3mb 128k mp3 1:02:41 in length made loud to be played loud!

"music so beautiful, it must be played by angels"


Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Transmission 18208

Step right up for a sideshow of tunes from various exotic James', international oddities and a one-legged flute player. Enjoy James Luthar Dickenson, James Burton, James Blood Ulmer, James White & The Blacks, Kozmic Muffin, Cluster, Moving Gelatine Plates and Jethro Tull. It ain't over 'till the fat bearded lady sings!

T18208 is a 57.8mb 128k mp3 1:03:09 in length made loud to be played loud!

"right this way, we have the main attraction"


Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Transmission 18108

No monkeying around today - prepare to receive a healthy dose of The Comsat Angels, Beck, Apollo Sunshine, Pere Ubu, Blitzen Trapper, TV On The Radio, Lancelot Link & The Evolution Revolution, Radiq, Radiohead, David Bowie and Raoul Bjorkenheim & Nicky Skopelitas. More fun than a barrel of....you know!

T18108 is a 54mb 128k mp3 59:00 in length made loud to be played loud!

"don't you want to try something new?"


*Lancelot Link & The Evolution Revolution were introduced weekly by Ed Simian on Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp, an ABC Saturday morning kids show that aired from 1970 to 1972 and is now available on DVD. Lance and Mata Hairi were secret agent chimps for A.P.E. (Agency To Prevent Evil) during the day and rockers by night!

Monday, September 08, 2008

Transmission 18008

Smokey, The Bandit and The Snowman includes music from Azeem & Session, Dice & Cummie, Cornell Campbell, Rupie Edwards, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Big Joe, Frank Zappa & The Mothers, Eric Johnson and Jerry Reed*. 10-4 Snowman!

T18008 is a 55.5mb 128k mp3 1:00:43 in length made loud to be played loud!

**"If The Good Lord Is Willing and the creek don't rise"


*Grammy Award winning musician, singer, songwriter and actor Jerry Reed died on August 31st, 2008 at age 71.

** Radio listeners from New England will recognise Jerry Reed's "If The Good Lord Is Willing" as the source of long-time personality and good friend Charles Laquidara's Big Mattress show sign-off. Visit Charles here!

Friday, September 05, 2008

Transmission 17908

We pogo into the night with stimuli by The Troggs, Simon & Garfunkel, The Young Rascals, Jimmy Reed*, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons, Livin' Blues, Pacific Gas & Electric, The Vibrators, Chris Spedding & Vibrators, The Stranglers, The Sex Pistols, The Swimming Pool Q's, The Tubes and Foghat.

T17908 is a 56.9mb 128k mp3 1:02:12 in length made loud to be played loud!

"what goes up must come down"


*The three tunes by Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Mathis James "Jimmy" Reed were In The Morning, I've Got The Blues and Shame, Shame, Shame.

Happy 31st Anniversary to all my Late Risers Club brothers and sisters! Check them out at 88.1 WMBR, Cambridge.

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Transmission 17808

We start out funking and end up knocking and rocking with Dillinger, Los Tetas Beat Boomer, The Beginning Of The End, Funkadelic, Bartel, The Lovin' Spoonful, The Bees, Supergrass, Lonnie Allen, Skip James, Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant, Steve Marriott and Deep Purple!

T17808 is a 56.2mb 128k mp3 1:01:24 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Nassau's gone funky and Nassau's gone soul"


Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Transmission 17708

Line up and dance to RFW style country music for the Midnight Cowboy in us all including David Crosby, John Fogerty, The Smoke, Mission Of Burma, Vaga, The Velvet Underground, Frank Zappa & The Mothers, Sonny & Cher, Gichi Dan and The Brides Of Funkenstein. Yippi-kiya mf!

T17708 is a 57.6mb 128k mp3 1:02:55 in length made loud to be played loud!

"A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done"


Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Transmission 17608

"...your scarf it was apricot", maybe Carly was singing about Billy Joe Royal - what an outfit! We are all just a bunch of tourists in the park hanging out with the likes of Ray Davies, Cyro Baptista, Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Dave Douglas, The Small Faces, Velvett Fogg, The Who, David Werner, Indigenous and Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble.

T17608 is a 58.4mb 128k mp3 1:03:52 in length made loud to be played loud!

"now in the daytime Mary Hill was a teaser, come the night she was such a pleaser"


Monday, September 01, 2008

Transmission 17508

We set off on a multi-colored journey and end up somewhere Over The Rainbow with Talk-Talk, The Apples In Stereo, The Rolling Stones, Augusto Pablo with Lee Perry & The Wailers, Kim Fowley, Boards Of Canada, Battles, Matmos, Mono and Harry Nillson!

T17508 is a 56.6mb 128k mp3 1:01:50 in length made loud to be played loud!

"if happy little bluebirds fly, beyond the rainbow, why, oh why can't I?"


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