Saturday, January 23, 2021

Sunday Is Rerun Day


Sunday 1/24/21 rerun schedule:

1 a.m. - 480 Minutes (original air date 1/22/21)

11 a.m. - Fuzzy Road (original air date 1/19/21)

1 p.m. - 480 Minutes (original air date 1/26/07)

11 p.m. - 480 Minutes (original air date 1/23/09)


1/26/07 show preview:

1/23/09 show preview:


Friday, January 22, 2021

"480 Minutes" - Byedon

Big news! BAGeL Radio turns 18 in February! That means we can drink (in some places, anyway)! We'll eschew the adult beverages this year and instead we'll do some giveaways -- who wants a BAGeL Radio t-shirt? A BAGeL Radio mug? SomaFM will send out prizes to the lucky contest winners. Due to postage insanity prizes can only be sent to North American mailing addresses, apologies to our overseas pals.

There's more to's Friday! And we appear to once again have a government run by adults, not by Tweet! Heady times for sure.

Congressional Republicans are pretending that the new President is not actually calling for unity but for everyone to follow his rigid ideology. They portray him and anything to the left of Hitler "far left," so no one can take that silliness seriously. More than that, what he's really calling for is the renunciation of the white supremacist and authoritarian tendencies of his predecessor, and they can't do that because they fear their constituents, many of whom are all for keeping the balance of racial power just as it is, thank you very much, and if that means embracing a twice-impeached one-term loser autocrat who embraces and is embraced by other autocrats, then autocracy it is!

Those same Congressional Republicans are promising to block the new President's agenda while still supporting the buffoon who left office in disgrace with a 29% approval rating...we'll see how that works out for them.

Senator Ted Cruz, who went to Princeton University and Harvard Law, tweeted something so stupid about the decision to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord that he was slammed mercilessly online by thousands including a neophyte freshman member of Congress and an 18-year old who totally owned him. The junior Senator from Texas seems to be in need of an intervention -- his cognitive abilities are far from where they were when he called his orange daddy an "utterly amoral" "pathological liar" and a narcissist. Poor fella. I hope he finds his way back to the fact-based community, that way he won't be able to fall back in the insanity defense at his sedition trial.

Anyway, today's show will feature extremely not shitty new music by Alaska Reid (Park County, MT, @AlaskaReid), Chubby and the Gang (London, England, @chubby_gang), Eternal Drag (San Francisco, CA, @TheDodos), Goat Girl (London, England), Kiwi Jr. (Toronto, Canada, @KiwiJrGroup), Sleaford Mods (Nottingham, UK, @SleafordMods), and Viagra Boys (Stockholm, Sweden).

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480 Minutes / Year 17 - Episode 3/725

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Fuzzy #289


Our psych and garage rock show is live-hosted on Tuesdays from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. with re-broadcasts beginning at 11 p.m. Tuesday, 5 a.m. Wednesday, and 11 a.m. Sunday (all times Eastern U.S.) -- new psych and garage rock, original psych and garage rock, and all the fuzziness in between. Fuzzy #289.

Monday, January 18, 2021

BAGeL Radio Air Play Charts


BAGeL Radio Air Play for the week ending 1/15/21

Top 30 Albums
Rank - Artist - Record - Label

1 - OSEES - Protean Threat - Castle Face
2 - EMILY EDROSA - Another Wave Is Coming - Park The Van
3 - BATS, THE - Foothills - Flying Nun
4 - ARCHAEAS, THE - The Archaeas - Goner
5 - WORKING MEN'S CLUB - Working Men's Club - Heavenly/PIAS
6 - DEATH VALLEY GIRLS - Under The Spell Of Joy - Suicide Squeeze
7 - BOB MOULD - Blue Hearts - Merge
8 - FUZZ - III - In The Red
9 - IDLES - Ultra Mono - Partisan
10 - SHUTUPS - 5 [EP] - Kill Rock Stars
11 - HIGH WATER MARKS, THE - Ecstasy Rhymes - Minty Fresh
12 - MINT FIELD - Sentimiento Mundial - Felte
13 - FUZZTONES, THE - NYC - Cleopatra
14 - TINA - Positive Mental Health Music - Speedy Wunderground/PIAS
15 - WAKE, THE - Perfumes and Fripperies - Blylox
16 - 1000 LIGHTS - Haxan - Self-released
17 - OPTIC SINK - Optic Sink - Goner
18 - VIAGRA BOYS - Welfare Jazz - Year0001
19 - WIDOWSPEAK - Plum - Captured Tracks
20 - WRY - Noites Infinitas - OAR
21 - BLACKS BEACH BOYS - Blacks Beach Boys - Dowd
22 - BETHS, THE - Jump Rope Gazers - Carpark
23 - FRANK ENE - No Longer - Empty Cellar
24 - MR GNOME - The Day You Flew Away - El Marko
25 - NOTHING - The Great Dismal - Relapse
26 - EELS - Earth To Dora - E-Works/PIAS
27 - GORILLAZ - Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez - Parlophone/Warner
28 - ALEX THE ASTRONAUT - The Theory Of Absolutely Nothing - Nettwerk
29 - SLOW PULP - Moveys - Winspear
30 - SETH BOGART - Men On The Verge Of Nothing - Wacky Wacko

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

1 - DEAD ANYWAY - Trip Switch Lips - Self-Released
2 - GOAT GIRL - On All Fours [Advance Tracks] - Rough Trade
3 - SLEAFORD MODS - Spare Ribs - Rough Trade/Beggars
4 - VIAGRA BOYS - Welfare Jazz - Year0001
5 - YESSE JAVIS - "Never Let My Love Fall Down b/w Deep Blue Sea" [Single] - Self-Released