RadioXU #8

RadioXU08

Due to the overwhelming response (not) to our last episode, tonight we once more dive into the world of first-wave West Coast punk! Enjoy the invigorating sounds of...

– Playlist –

X – Los Angeles
CRIME – Frustration
THE AVENGERS – Car Crash
DEAD KENNEDYS – Police Truck
THE DILS – Mr Big
THE RANDOMS – A-B-C-D
THE WEIRDOS – Neutron Bomb
THE WEIRDOS – Solitary Confinement
THE GERMS – Lexicon Devil
THE DEADBEATS – Final Ride
THE ZEROS – Beat Your Heart Out
THE SKULLS – Victims
THE CONTROLLERS – Electric Church
KAOS – Iron Dream
THE URINALS – Black Hole
MIDDLE CLASS – A Blueprint for Joy
THE SLEEPERS – Flying
TUXEDOMOON – No Tears

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5 comments:

Peacefrog said...

Another excellent outing. I love the mixture of the somewhat well known punk acts with some of the more obscure (perhaps even regional) bands. I have always been a big X fan, but I think the Dils is another band I need to explore further.

Thanks for the shout out! I will continue to wave the Sonic Daydream flag on the East Coast (or at least in Eastern Pennsylvania).

Cheers!
Byrnes

MAD4MUSIC said...

The Dils didn't leave much in the way of a recorded legacy... Only released 7 or 8 songs on a trio of singles. After splitting for a couple years they reinvented themselves as the "cow punk" band Rank & File, which saw some success in the early '80s...

Peacefrog said...

thanks for the tip. sadly, the bassist of the Dils recently passed away....

https://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/music/2018-05-04/tony-kinman-1956-2018/

Big D said...

Greetings Tom D,
I am amazed at the tunes you keep bringing to the party. Police Truck was something else! I don't know how I missed X back in the day. Their song Los Angeles was right in my gotta-hear-more-of-them zone. Thanks for a tremendous set of California Punk. Here's hoping you will continue to enlighten those of us who still have gaps in our knowledge of rock and roll.

Be seeing you.

MAD4MUSIC said...

Hey there, Big D. Nice to hear from ya!
Definitely do check out X. They went above and beyond most of their cohorts of that era. I highly recommend hearing their first 4 LPs.
I'm putting together a playlist for the next RadioXU right now. So stay tuned!