Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Fuzzy #246 - The Fuzzypot Man

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Our psych and garage rock Fuzzy Road radio show is *live-hosted* on Tuesdays from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time, with re-broadcasts beginning at 11 p.m. Tuesday, 5 a.m. Wednesday, and 11 a.m. Sunday (all times Eastern U.S.) -- Fuzzy #246 - The Fuzzypot Man.

Monday, November 11, 2019

BAGeL Radio Air Play Charts

BAGeL Radio Air Play for the week ending 11/8/19
Top 30 Air Play
Rank - Artist - Record - Label

1 - LIFE - A Picture of Good Health - PIAS
2 - VIVIAN GIRLS - Memory - Polyvinyl
3 - EZRA FURMAN - Twelve Nudes - Bella Union
4 - IGUANA DEATH CULT - Nude Casino - Innovative Leisure
5 - ANGEL OLSEN - All Mirrors - Jagjaguwar/Secretly Group
6 - SUSAN - As I Was - Volar
7 - SPORTS TEAM - Making Hay [EP] - Bright Antenna
8 - MURDER CAPITAL, THE - When I Have Fears - Human Season
9 - PIXIES - Beneath The Eyrie - BMG
10 - BLACK MARBLE - Bigger Than Life [Advance Tracks] - Sacred Bones
11 - FEET - What's Inside Is More Than Just Ham - Clapped
12 - DRY CLEANING - Sweet Princess [EP] - Self-Released
13 - KIM GORDON - No Home Record - Matador/Beggars
14 - BODEGA - Shiny New Model [EP] - What's Your Rupture?
15 - WILCO - Ode To Joy - dBpm
16 - 1000 LIGHTS - 3NC [EP] - Forbidden Place
17 - JUANA MOLINA - Forfun [EP] - Crammed
18 - CEREMONY - In The Spirit World Now - Relapse
19 - REDUCTION PLAN - (Ae) Maeth - Redscroll/Dune Altar
20 - QUEEN OF JEANS - If You're Not Afraid, I'm Not Afraid - Topshelf
21 - DISGRUNTLED TAXPAYERS, THE - $5 Toaster - Self-Released
22 - PUBLIC PRACTICE - "Disposable" b/w "Extra-Ordinary" [Single] - Wharf Cat
23 - MIKAL CRONIN - Seeker - Merge
24 - NEW PORNOGRAPHERS - In the Morse Code Of Brake Lights - Concord
25 - MARK LANEGAN BAND - Somebody's Knocking - Heavenly/PIAS
26 - SHIVAS, THE - Dark Thoughts - Tender Loving Empire
27 - LEVITATION ROOM - Headspace - Greenway
28 - WOMEN OF THE NIGHT - Pastel Colors - Self-Released
29 - JULIANA HATFIELD - Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police - American Laundromat
30 - BAD DREEMS - Doomsday Ballet - Farmers

Radio 200 Adds (new releases added to rotation)
Rank - Artist - Record - Label

1 - COUDE - Save Our Souls [EP] - Influenza
2 - DRY CLEANING - Boundary Road Snacks And Drinks [EP] - It's OK
3 - GROWLERS, THE - Natural Affair - Beach Goth
4 - GUIDED BY VOICES - Sweating The Plague - GBV Inc.
5 - JULIANA HATFIELD - Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police - American Laundromat
6 - PIP BLOM - Boat - Heavenly/PIAS
7 - THIGH MASTER - Now For Example - Goner
8 - TR/ST - The Destroyer - 2 - Grouch/House Arrest
9 - WISHED BONE - Sap Season - Self-Released
10 - WONDER STUFF, THE - Better Being Lucky - Good Deeds

Friday, November 08, 2019

"480 Minutes" - Traitors All The Way Down

Things have gotten so grim for Orange Nixon at the impeachment hearings that former Senator -- and current corruption enabler Lindsey Graham (R-Orange Butte) -- has been diminished to the task of smearing Gordon Sondland, the completely unqualified $60M hotelier who bought the U.S. ambassadorship to the European Union for $1M yet somehow ended up joining forces with Rudy Giuliani to extort Ukraine at the direction of the President of the United States. Said $60M hotelier was another of those "only the best people" hires by the current administration, was loyal to the president to a fault by helping to carry out the shadow foreign policy based on debunked conspiracy theories now being investigated, but somehow, according to Graham, Sondland is in cahoots with Democrats.

Apparently Donaldict Arnold's puppets like Graham believe that their constituents and MAGAts in general are stupid enough to believe that malarky, and believe the smears against the decorated U.S. Army colonel, the former U.S. envoy to Ukraine, the former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, a former top aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and everyone else testifying at these hearings (many of whom were appointed by Trump). Rather than believe that a career grifter is lying, they smear everyone who tells the truth.

One might think that long-term public servants like Graham would understand the damage that denying reality does to the public and republic they serve. Perhaps they know. Clearly they do not care. In protecting #Individual 1, who this week was forced to pay $2M for raiding his own "charity," who cages babies, who reversed U.S. policy on a dime to the delight of Erdogan and Putin and the horror of the rest of the world and in so doing cost Kurdish lives and the land they called home, who raided funds from 127 military projects for construction of a  useless racist wall that can be breached using a $100 cordless saw and blade sold at home improvement stores and that he promised Mexico would pay for, who lies daily and without even thinking about it, today's Republican leadership including Graham, Mitch McConnell, Gym Jordan, Kevin McCarthy, plus Mike Pompeo, Mike Pence, and Bill Barr have proven that they serve their party, not their country.  These enablers are a collective disgrace: party over country, traitors all the way down.

Today's 480 Minutes show will feature new music today by Coude (Duarnenez, France), Dry Cleaning (London, England), The Growlers (Costa Mesa, CA, @theGROWLERS), Guided By Voices (Dayton, OH, @_GuidedByVoices), Juliana Hatfield (Boston, MA, @JulianaHatfield), Pip Blom (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, @pipblom), Thigh Master (Brisbane via Melbourne, Australia, @thighmaster), TR/ST (Toronto, Canada, @TR_ST), and Wished Bone (Athens, OH, @wishedbone).

480 Minutes is live-hosted from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time and is followed by 2 hours of uninterrupted music. The show is then rebroadcast in it's entirety beginning at 7 p.m., then again on Saturday at 5 a.m. and 3 p.m., and one final time on Sunday at 1 a.m., followed by a rebroadcast of this week's Fuzzy Road radio show at 11 a.m. and then a couple of old 480 Minutes episodes from this week in past years, making for hosted shows all weekend long.

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480 Minutes / Year 15 - Episode 39/670

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Fuzzy #245 - We're So Sick of You

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Our psych and garage rock Fuzzy Road radio show is *live-hosted* on Tuesdays from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time, with re-broadcasts beginning at 11 p.m. Tuesday, 5 a.m. Wednesday, and 11 a.m. Sunday (all times Eastern U.S.) -- Fuzzy #245 - We're So Sick of You.