Hell’s Kitchen Radio #307: Sweating To The Moldies

June 20, 11am

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Sorry to have missed last week. I just had to watch the Warriors beat up on the Cavs. Thanks to DJ dialashot for taking the controls. I trust he did me proud.

The heat of our studio makes me want to rock out and sweat! Full disclosure: turntable two was out of commission tonight, but thanks to my many years of radio experience I come prepared. I was taught years ago to always have something cued up and ready to go. That’s why I bring my trusted iPod with me just to be safe. Junior DJs take note.

The second hour of the broadcast featured some live cuts, including a new release from the “Sonic Journals” of Owsley “Bear” Stanley, and a 12 minute rendition of “Come in my Kitchen” from Johnny Winter. Also, a new release from Seattle’s The Monkeywrench, featuring Mark Arm and Steve Turner of Mudhoney. It’s a live album released by Valley King Records.

I’m in the planning stages for my next Rock Fight, which will feature myself and recording engineer John Karr. I’m nervous about this one. He’s got more quality live shows that he himself engineered and recorded than all the shows I’ve downloaded over the years. I’m hoping my years of radio experience distract him enough so I can continue my string of Rock Fight wins. Stay tuned.



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Common People: William Shatner
You’re Gonna Miss Me: Doug Sahm and Sons
Corpse on a Roof: The Blind Shake

Astronome Domine: Voivod
Digging My Grave: The Flesh Eaters
I’m Gonna Kill That Woman: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Alice: Meatbodies
Black Betty: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
When I’m Old: The Fastbacks
We Don’t Quit: The Flat Earthers

Bottle Up And Go: The Monkeywrench
Who Was In My Room Last Night: Butthole Surfers
She’s A Lady: Tom Jones

Doo Doo Wap Is Strong In Here: Curtis Mayfield
The Girls Are Naked: Creation
Four Women: Nina Simone

Rejected Generic Pop Song: Father John Misty
Can’t Help Myself: Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution
Glorious: Polkacide

Deep Elem Blues: Doc and Merle Watson (May 1, 1974 Boarding House, SF, CA)
Come On In My Kitchen: Johnny Winter (September 05, 1978 Bottom Line, NYC, NY)

Whole Lotta Rosie: AC/DC (December 17, 1981 War Memorial, Rochester, NY)
Bridge Over Troubled Water: Aretha Franklin (June 12 1971, Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland)

The Way Young Lovers Do: Van Morrison

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#706 | TERRIBLE TUESDAY | JUNE 13, 2017

June 14, 5am

(photo: Tony Allen, U.K. Pirate Radio DJ from the late 60’s – early 70’s.)

Thanks for listening to today’s radio show. I’m still thinking if I want this 2-4PM slot. Feels good getting off at four instead of six. The podcast of this show is right down below. Pass it around and let everyone know about RV & Terrible Tuesday. Have a good week. CHEERS! ~DJ Naked Rob, SFCA

(intro) Melvins | Honey Bucket | Houdini
Hawks | Tone Deaf | No Cash Value
Krimewatch | Pissed | Krimewatch
Wicked City | Come In Charlie | Unpopularity Contest split 7″
Glue | Hunger | S/T MLP
Vokonis | Blood Vortex | The Sunken Djinn
Heavy Lids | Bleed | Bleed
Suffering Quota | Infected | split 7″
Agata | Curse Of The Great Plague | Grave Gatherings EP
Cursus | Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun | Cursus
Loyal Until Death | Remain Defiant | Remain Defiant
Nearly Dead | Gordie Howe | Idyllic Evening
Crack House | Open House | Still Alive!
The Rippers | A Lot of Time | A Gut Feeling
Fried Egg | Halfassed Hand | Back and Forth
Bang Bangalow | Fear | Nice Job
Tricky Lobsters | Battlefields | Worlds Collide
Necrot | Empty Hands | Blood Offerings
Slow Death | Hungry Rats | Hate-Filled World
The Fat Dukes Of Fuck | Where Assholes Come To Die | A Compendium Of Desperation…
LLNN | Engineer Of Ire | Traces/Marks Split EP
Gold | No Shadow | Optimist
Tombs | Cold | The Grand Annihilation
Dale Crover | Little Brother | The Fickle Finger Of Fate
Piss Test | Nerd Zoo | Piss Test
Mutoid Man | Bone Chain | War Moans
Wolves Attack | Full Moon Fuck Beast | Piss On Everything
Leisure World | In His Vision | Paper-Thin Community
USA Nails | Give In | Shame Spiral
Cock Sparrer Official | Contender | Forever
Meatwound | Fleshtag | Largo
Macho Boys | Liar | Macho Boys
The Father Figures | Heavy Lifting | Heavy Lifting
The Golden Pelicans | It Ain’t Psychdelic (Unless You Kill Someone) | Disciples of Blood
Ides Of Gemini | She Has a Secret | Women
Yagow | Moss & Mint | S/T
(outro) (the) Melvins | Hag Me | Houdini

Hell’s Kitchen Radio #306: Are You Fella’s OK?

June 9, 4pm

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It’s been a few weeks since I’ve had guests in the studio, and countless months since a live performance. So tonight I think I hit a home run. RonKat Spearman of Katdelic and formerly of George Clinton’s P-Funk graced the studio with vocalist Leslie and guitarist Sasha in tow. I’ve seen RonKat a number of times, solo and sharing a stage with our mutual friend and regular Hell’s Kitchen guest, Eric McFadden, but I have never had the pleasure of hosting him on the air, until tonight.

RonKat has a deep musical history, which he shares with us during the show, including his father taking him around to many musical competitions in Michigan, where little RonKat would blow the room away. He is a left handed guitar player, and plays a right handed guitar like Hendrix did. Unlike Hendrix however, his guitar is still strung the way a a right handed guitar would be strung! That means for RonKat the high E string is on the top instead of the bottom. I would not have believed it had I not seen and heard it with my own two eyes and ears.

Most of the first hour consists of interview and live performance. You are going to want to crank this up and put on your dancing shoes! RonKat shares some hilarious stories about his time in P-Funk, including the night George Clinton introduced him to Prince! You want to hear this story.

Katdelic is appearing Friday, June 7th at the Boom Boom Room on Fillmore around 11PM, and this Sunday, June 11th, at the 40th annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair, on the Love Stage around 3PM.


The second hour I just had to continue in the funk vein. See the playlist below for your funky edification.



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Common People: William Shatner
Shoo-B-Doop and Cop Him: Betty Davis

Beautiful: Katdelic (live in the studio)

Stay on the Up: Katdelic

Katdelic performs live in the Radio Valencia studio

I Call My Baby Pussycat: Parliament
Give It Up Or Turn It Loose: James Brown
Kung Fu: Curtis Mayfield

Just Kissed My Baby: The Meters
Darkest Light: Lafayette Afro Rock Band
The Hands of Time: Perfect Circle

Home Affairs: Osibisa

RonKat tells the story that when ‘Pops’ is in the house, regardless of the band on the stage, he has carte blanche to join in. Here he is joining KatDelic on stage at the Boom Boom Room back in 2011. Who knows, maybe he’ll join in on June 9th.

#705 | TERRIBLE TUESDAY | JUNE 6-6-6, 2017

June 7, 5am

Thanks for listening to the radio show today. If you missed it, don’t worry your little head. You can hear the podcast right below. Have a good week and be cool. CHEERS! ~DJ Naked Rob, SFCA

(intro) Melvins | Honey Bucket | Houdini
Unsane | Fix It | 7″
HCBP | The Patriot | single
The Fat Dukes Of Fuck | Full Metal Jack Off | Compendium Of Desperation…
Weaponizer | Malefactor | Lawless Age
Puke Spit & Guts | Puke Spit + Guts Theme | Eat Hot Lead
Wilderness Dream | The Observer | Paralysis Rise
Nots | Violence | 7″
Nekrofilth | Cruel Addiction | Cruel Addiction
Institute | Exhibitionism | Subordination
Candy | Candy Gonna Die | FSR32 demo
Heavy Hand | Kids In A Bar | Prerapture Era
Shooting Guns | French Safe | Flavour Country
The Rippers | A Lot Of Time | A Gut Feeling
Destroyer Of Light | Into the Smoke | Chamber Of Horrors
Slow Death | Daggers Of Hate | Hate-Filled World
Tricky Lobsters | Bitter Man’s Fame | Worlds Collide
Necrot | Shadows And Light | Blood Offerings
Gold | Summer Thunder | Optimist
LLNN | Swarms | Traces/Marks Split EP
Mutoid Man | Melt Your Mind | War Moans
Witch Vomit | Doomed In The Realm Of The Dead | Poisoned Blood
Tombs | Old Wounds | The Grand Annihilation
Piss Test | Arizona Cops | Piss Test
Wolves Attack!! | Silver Bullet | Piss On Everything
Leisure World | Paper Thin Community | Paper-Thin Community
Thoughts Of Lonesco | Culture Of The Eternal Snake | Skar Cymbals
USA Nails | Does Format Matter? | Shame Spiral
The Father Figures | USS Destroyer | Heavy Lifting
CURSUS | Trail of Tears | Cursus
The Golden Pelicans | Hello Russia | Disciples of Blood
Ides Of Gemini | Zohra | Women
Cock Sparrer Official | In My Town | Forever
Macho Boys | Class of 1984 | Macho Boys
USA/Mexico | Bullets For Pussy | Laredo
Meatwound | Reproduction Blues | Largo
(outro) (the) Melvins | Hag Me | Houdini

#704 | GO CAVS! | TERRIBLE TUESDAY | MAY 30, 2017

May 31, 5am

Thanks everybody for listening to my radio show. If you missed it, don’t worry. Just click on the play button right below and you’re in business. Since the NBA Finals is about to start, here’s the late great, Wilt Chamberlain doing his weekly college radio show called, “Flip’er With Dipper” on KUOK at the University of Kansas (1956-1958). GO CAVS! CHEERS! ~DJ Naked Rob, SFCA

(intro) Melvins | Honey Bucket | Houdini
Cursus | Waters of Wrath | Cursus
Xylitol | Goblin Gallop | Is Toxic To Pigs?
Phantom Head | It Can’t be Stopped | Psychic Dictators
Primal Rite | Sensory Link To Pain | Sensory Link To Pain
HVAC | Intro | Mentality Demo
Tau Cross | Deep State | Pillar Of Fire
Exit Order | Dead Ringer | Seed of Hysteria LP
Piss Test | Why Are You Outside? | Piss Test LP
Leisure World | Paper Thin Community | Paper-Thin Community 7″
Wolves Attack!! | The Pizza Incident | Piss On Everything
Feederz | Stealing | WWHD: What Would Hitler Do? 7″
Thoughts Of Lonesco | The Alt Light | Skar Cymbals
Cavity | Set In Cinders | Supercollider LP (reissue)
USA Nails | What Is The Price? | Shame Spiral
The Father Figures | Medicine Ball | Heavy Lifting
Golden Pelicans | Smell The Lightning | Disciples of Blood
Cock Sparrer | Gonna Be Alright | Forever
Wormwitch | Relentless Death | Strike Mortal Soil
USA/MEXICO | Dumber Rock Riff | Laredo
Organ Dealer | An Ending | Split Album
Yagow | Snake Charmer | S/T
Control Freaks | Karma | Mindless Entertainment
The Cavemen | Killing Myself To Live | Death Row
Norska | Samhain | Too Many Winters
Foreseen | Downward Spiral | Grave Danger
Beastmaker | Now Howls The Beast | Inside The Skull
Birdflesh (Official) | The Lawn Mover | Split Album
Meatwound | Jungle Heart | Largo
Obnox | State To State | Niggative Approach
Macho Boys | Dark Place | Macho Boys
Ides Of Gemini | Swan Diver | Women
Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind | No Fool | Super Natural
(outro) Melvins Hag Me | Houdini

Hell’s Kitchen Radio #305: Food for the Gun

May 30, 7pm

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Oh boy, Memorial Day once again. We really do need to stop having these. Do me a favor, if you really want to thank a veteran, punch a politician in the face. Tell them John Hell said it was OK.

The first hour features my subversive Memorial Day “celebration”. I don’t think you can make popsicles with them. I’ll have to ask Ivanka. That woman can make a popsicle out of any national holiday.

I gave tickets away tonight to go see Dave and Phil Alvin and the Guilty Ones at Great American Music Hall for this Thursday night. This promises to be a great show, so congrats to the winners and I’ll see you there. BTW, I give tickets away from time to time, so tune in and WIN!

The second hour of my show was yet another tribute to a fallen musical comrade. Vocalist and keyboardist Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band passed away this past weekend at the age of 69, from complications from liver cancer at his home in Savannah, Georgia. Growing up I was a huge fan of Duane-era Allman Brothers. What a band! Someone asked me once, “if the Grateful Dead were playing at one club, and down the street Duane-era Allman Brothers were playing at another club, which band would you go and see?” That is a damn tough question to answer? Though they are both “jam” bands, the Allman’s always were so in a more structured vein. And there jams could really fly. Consummate musical professionals. I think I would have wanted to have seen the Allman’s, especially if this were 1971. That band was on FIRE that year. Just take a listen to the Live at the Fillmore East box set. Each note is alive with energy. Well, he’s with Duane, Berry, and Butch now, getting the band back together. I can only imagine how much fun that must be. Dreams, indeed.

Full disclosure: I never once saw the Allman Brothers live. Not once. I own quite a few live boots of theirs too. They do not support live taping or trading of their music, so shows, especially soundboards are very hard to come by. I’m lucky enough to know people who know people. I pulled out some tasty treats from my collection to showcase Gregg and the whole band, but I stayed in the Duane-era world that I love so much.

Next Monday night on my show I’m excited to have P-Funk guitarist RonKat Spearman in the studio to share his many road stories and play some music from his own band Katdelic. This ought to be a lot of fun. Tune in Monday, June 5th, 8-10PM on Radio Valencia.

Thanks to everyone who came out to Folio Books in Noe Valley last week to see me interview local music critic Joel Selvin about his book “Altamont”. Joel is a great interviewee. I ask him one question and he takes it from there. He almost seemed a little too happy to be there. He sold a few books, and a couple people even asked me to autograph it! Sure, why not?

Check out the playlist below and click the links above to stream or download last night’s show. Please share this page with all the music-lovers in your life.



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Way Down in the Hole: Maggie Bell
Little Boy Soldiers: The Jam
1916: Motorhead

The Unknown Soldier: The Doors
I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier, Mama: John Lennon
Some Mother’s Son: The Kinks

Universal Soldier: Donovan
Fish Cheer/I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin-To-Die Rag: Country Joe and the Fish
Masters of War: Bob Dylan

War/No More Trouble: Bob Marley and the Wailers
The Fiddle and the Drum: Joni Mitchell
Eight Miles High: Golden Earring

Jubilee Train/Do Re Mi/Promised Land: Dave Alvin and the Guilty Men

Gregg Allman Tribute:
BB King Medley: The Hourglass (1968)
Dreams: The Allman Brothers Band (Ludlow Garage, Cincinnati, Ohio 1971)

Midnight Rider: The Allman Brothers Band (06-27-1971 Fillmore East, NYC, NY)
Done Somebody Wrong: The Allman Brothers Band (03-12-1971 Fillmore East, NYC, NY)
Every Hungry Woman: The Allman Brothers Band (07-03-1970 Atlanta Pop Festival, Byron, GA)

Ain’t Waistin’ Time No More: The Allman Brothers Band (04-07-1972 Manley Fieldhouse, Syracuse, NY)

Though I never saw them in person, thank goodness for YouTube. Check out their set from the Fillmore East, 09-23-1970.

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May 25, 8pm

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May 24, 5am

Disc Jockey David Hamilton photographed interviewing actor Roger Moore on January 1, 1975. One cool mutha. R.I.P.

Thanks for listening to my radio show today. If you missed it, the podcast is right below. Really sad that Roger Moore is gone. He was so good as James Bond, but he was really cool in Cannonball Run. R.I.P. Sir Roger Moore. Have a good one. CHEERS! ~DJ Naked Rob, SFCA

(intro) Melvins | Honey Bucket | Houdini
Cock Sparrer | One By One | Forever!
Ufomammut | Warsheep | 8
Nekra | Sisters of the Yam | Demo 2017
Integrity | I Am the Spell | Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume
USA Nails | Interchangeable Sister | Shame Spiral
Expulsion | Altar of Slaughter | Nightmare Future
Piss Test | Dennis rides An Elephant | PIss Test
Witchcryer | Witchfinder General | Cry Witch
Leisure World | Poke District | Paper-Thin Community
The Father Figures | Ego vs Ego | Heavy Lifting
Golden Pelicans | Byzantine | Disciples of Blood
Danzig | Devil On Hwy 9 | Black Laden Crown
Wormwitch | Howling From the Grave | Strike Mortal Soil
USA/MEXICO | Yard Of The Month | Laredo
Yagow | Time To Get Rid Of It | S/T
Norska | Eostre | Too Many Winters
The Cavemen | Death Row | Death Row
Birdflesh | Born To Wait | Split Album
Las Munjitas del Fuzz | Sor Cassandra | Es el 69
Jim Jones And The Righteous Mind | Heavy Lounge #1 | Super Natural
Organ Dealer | Violence Ensues | Split Album
Meatwound | Pigs | Largo
Macho Boys | Stop the Hate | Macho Boys
The Ditch And The Delta | Sleeping Dogs | Hives In Decline
Control Freaks | No Desire | Mindless Entertainment
Beastmaker | Heaven To Hell | Inside The Skull
Destination Lonely | Vanessa | Death Of An Angel
Barrio Tiger | Dying To Live | Ave Maria
Ides Of Gemini | The Dancer | Women
MAMMOTH MAMMOTH | Sleepwalker | Mount The Mountain
Power | The Reaper | Electric Glitter Boogie
Foreseen | Bloodline | Grave Danger
WOLFBRIGADE | Return To None | Run With The Hunted
The Obsessed Official | Perseverance of Futility | Sacred