Thursday, March 22, 2007

Bad Batman

Just happened. He was yelling, for unknown reasons, at the Janitors that were striking outside of Hollywood and Highland. Said strikers then changed their chant to "Hey Ho, Batman should go!" Hilarious. Chewbaca, who was arrested a month ago for headbutting a Star Lite employee, was trying to restrain Batman and hold him back. As I said, hilarious.

A little overkill on the LAPD rolling up with no less than 5 cruisers. Undercover cops. Stopped traffic on Hollywood Ave. Cuffed Batman and peace was restored to these crazy tourist streets.

Method Man "The Riddler"
The Flaming Lips "Bad Days"

Sunday, March 04, 2007

Amplitude Modulation

It, in some format, has been around since the mid seventies. Always a forward thinking student run radio station. Little heard but mighty tunes coming from deep in the middle of the city.

Moving to Los Angeles many years back I found this cool ass KSCR station on AM of all places. On AM 1560 out of the University of Southern California...and then I forgot about it. Anyway, found it the other month and was blown away all over again. Rockin' and rippin' and punkin' and rappin'.

Amazing shows that dig deep into the record bins. Beer and Reggae is one of the greatest reggae shows I've heard. And I grew up on the Spliff Skankin'show up out of Berkeley. He was well know around the Bay Area and always had the 4'oclock roadblock of rare Marley cuts. Super roots riddims reggae irie show with and a great local and student following.

Turn the dial and enjoy the skankin' on a Thursday night, seen?

Jackie Mittoo "Champion of the Arena"
Gregory Isaacs "Set the Captives Free"