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MRR Radio #1522.5 • 9/14/16

Two thirds of Seattle’s VATS (post-punk purveyors of “absolutely killer insurrection sound” according to Layla in MRR #401) took over the radio along with their roadie earlier this summer—now it’s time to hear the hits. 

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Intro song:
VATS – Melting Culture

Vats take over MRR Radio!
Vats take over MRR Radio!

Time’s up for Gabe 
BUZZCOCKS – Time’s Up
DOW JONES AND THE INDUSTRIALS – Can’t Stand the Midwest
UNITS – Cannibals
GAI – Blood Spit Night

DJ JJ on the radio
ANEMIC BOYFRIENDS – Guys Are Not Proud
ANEMIC BOYFRIENDS – Badgirls in Love
GG ALLIN AND THE JABBERS – 1980’s Rock & Roll
THE DAMNED – Jet Boy, Jet Girl

Mimsy becomes MRR’s roadie 
DC SNIPERS – Straight Razor
ADVERTS – Bored Teenagers
NERVOUS PATTERNS – Beautiful Brutal
YOKOHAMA HOOKS – Panic

Eli’s inner trip to purgatory
FEEDTIME – Fractured
NOCTURNAL PROJECTIONS – In Purgatory
MENTHOL – Inner Trip
ZOOM – Subway Surfin

Outro song:
THE WORLD – In Pieces

MRR Radio #1504 • 5/8/16

DJ Eli plays local jams, new jawns, les classiques, and other songs to whoop your own ass by.

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Intro song:
COUNTER INTUITS – Sunglasses After Death

Sin Motivo during Everything is not o.k. II in Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 12, 2016.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck
Sin Motivo during Everything Is Not OK II in Oklahoma City, Saturday, March 12, 2016. Photo by Garett Fisbeck

Hot tracks outta the MRR #397 new bin
SUICIDE – Dream Baby Dream
METAL URBAIN – Panik
PELUQUERIA CANINA – Sangre Joven
ANDY HUMAN AND THE REPTOIDS – Sarcastic

The local beat
BEATNIKS – Beatniks Theme
YI – Going Dumb
UNITY – Table For One
SOPORS – Alyosha

Saving you from your miserable life
ACTION SWINGERS – Miserable Life
POISON IDEA – Romantic Self Destruction
SIN MOTIVO – Tiranos Salvajes
LOAD – Saving You From Your Life
BROKEN TALENT – Might As Well Die

Harsh tokes and heavy hits
WRETCHED – Mai Arrendersi
KITCHEN’S FLOOR – Bitter Defeat
SUNDAY PAINTERS – Love Factory
TELEVISION PERSONALITIES – Look Back In Anger

Outro song:
RICHARD PAPIERCUTS – How It Really Begins

MRR Radio #1503 • 5/1/16

Last Saturday, universally beloved Philly power pop band SHEER MAG played a sold-out show here in San Francisco and afterwards went directly to the MRR compound to select the tracks you are about to hear in this episode of Maximum Rocknroll Radio.

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Photo by Emily Burtner
Sheer Mag (photo by Emily Burtner)

Intro song:
SHEER MAG – Night Isn’t Bright

Ian starts and ends things in Philly

LEATHER – Inanna Alter
CRASS – Big A Little A
BENT OUTTA SHAPE – Villain
CHOKING VICTIM – Infested
DC SNIPERS – All Humans Are Garbage
CONGENITAL DEATH – Disapproval

The Seely bros part one: Hart
CCCP – Militanz
SORE THROAT – A Bow to Capital
ANGELIC UPSTARTS – Everyday

Turnin up with Tina
EDDIE & THE HOT RODS – Do Anything You Wanna Do
THE BOBBYTEENS – Hey Roxy
DIRTY FENCES – Heartbeater
DICKS – Rich Daddy
PUSSY DOGS – Ain’t Nothin But a Pussy Dog

The Seely bros part two: Kyle
RUDI – Big Time
FLEETWOOD MAC – Oh Well pt. 1
THE SHAKES – No One Likes My Baby

Matt’s Punk Mix
NUMBER ONES – Sixteen
FORGOTTEN REBELS – Tell Me You Love Me
DEFORMITY – Shards
PRIME TIME – Tied Down

Outro song:
GAI – Hate in the Memories

MRR Radio #1484 • 12/20/15

Believe it or not, DJ Eli ended up being very hungover after the holiday party of the local tavern. Scrambling to record a radio show before picking up his bandmates in Oakland, he decided to enlist the able assistance of DJ Max “Trax” Wickham. At some point it turned into a talk radio show.

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Intro song:
VIAL – You’re Not Safe

RITALIN OD
RITALIN O.D.

Hardcore hangover part 1: the pit awakens
GRUMP – Recurrent
LAFFING GAS – Rodeo
RITALIN O.D. – No More/Punk Police
BLACK ABBA – Betting on Death

Modern punk hits of the Pacific Northwest: a travelogue
NASTI – Ex-Static
VACANT LIFE – Erasure
CRAZY BUGS – Privilege
MONGOLOID – Mongoloid

Hardcore hangover part 2: still hungover
SANG – Hem Perdat La Vida
ALIENATION – Malingerer
SIN MOTIVO – Laberintos
INDEX – I Tried to Deal

Talk radio interlude/mmmore new punk
MANSION – California Priest
MANATEEES – Under the Gun
MAMA – 3 Tricks

Hardcore hangover part 3: the beatdown
MALFUNCTION – Drained
FORCED ORDER – Retribution
LOWER SPECIES – Time Is Up

Outro song:
ODD MAN OUT  – Pound for Pound