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The Essence of Punk Show / Dirtbag Radio
Mon, 7-9 PM

Playlist from 14/4/2014

  • Your host on 14-04-14 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • The Stranglers – Down In The Sewer
  • Public Image Ltd – This Is Not A Love Song
  • Black Flag – No Values
  • Warsaw (Joy Division) – No Love Lost
  • Criminal Class – Running Away
  • Nirvana – Sliver
  • The Ruts – Something That I Said
  • Bad Brains – Rise
  • Dirt – Hiroshima
  • D.O.A. – Fucked Up Ronnie (RIP Dave Gregg)
  • Flesh-D-Vice – Flaming Soul
  • The Rakes – 22 Grand Job
  • Suburban Reptiles – Saturday Night Stay At Home
  • Spelling Mistakes – Feel So Good
  • The La De Da's – How Is The Air Up There?
  • The Scavengers – Mysterex
  • Bauhaus – Dark Entries
  • Crass – I Ain't Thick, It's Just A Trick
  • Jello Biafra & The Guantanimo School Of Medicine – Electronic Plantation
  • Ministry – Lay Lady Lay
  • Virgin Prunes – Baby Turns Blue
  • Gold Medal Famous – Meat Lovers Pizza
  • Chelsea – War Across The Nation
  • Rough Church – Carbeque
  • Beastwars – Caul Of Time
  • The Terrorways – Never Been To Borstal
  • Proud Scum – I Am A Rabbit
  • Dead Kennedys – Too Drunk To Fuck
  • Minor Threat – Filler
  • Gang Of Four – Damaged Good
  • Onslaught – State Control
  • Die! Die! Die! – Howye
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  • Your host on 31-03-14 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Psychedelic Furs – President Gas
  • Chron Gen – Reality (live)
  • Faith No More & Boo Ya Tribe – Another Body Murdered
  • Uglybones – Basement
  • Husker Du – First Of The Last Calls
  • Hollywoodfun Downstairs – Inter-Relation-Sick!
  • Anti Nowhere League – Streets Of London
  • X.T.C. – Life Begins At The Hop
  • G.B.H. – Drugs Party In 526
  • Missing Teeth – Double Brown
  • Missing Teeth – Sick Boy
  • The Mob – Witch Hunt
  • Attak – Today's Generation
  • The Stranglers – Dead Ringer (live)
  • Blank Spots – Tired
  • The Exploited – Army Life
  • The Ramones – Blitzkrieg Bop
  • Butthole Surfers – B.B.Q. Pope
  • Rebel Truce – The Man Inside
  • Tubeway Army – Down In The Park
  • Abrasive Wheels – First Rule (No Rules)
  • Die! Die! Die! – Erase Waves
  • The Rezillos – Somebody's Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight
  • Bored Games – Bridesmaid
  • Chaos U.K. – No Security
  • Hallelujah Picassos – Psycho/Strychnine
  • Conflict – The Guilt & The Glory
  • The Three Johns – 3 Junk
  • The Beat – Twist & Crawl
  • Consolidated – Butyric Acid
  • Varukers – Animals
  • Siouxie & The Banshees – Jigsaw Feeling
  • Loves Ugly Children – Voodoo Girl
  • The Cramps – Human Fly
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  • Your host on 17-03-14 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Wedding Present – Kennedy
  • Devo – Gut Feeling/Slap Your Mammy (RIP Bob Casale)
  • Infa Riot – Five Minute Fashion
  • Back Alley Riot – Whiskey Over You
  • Janes Addiction – Mountain Song
  • Wilberforces – Paradise Beach
  • Sonic Youth – Computer Age
  • Skinaffect – Credit
  • Fugazi – Smallpox Champion
  • Nine Inch Nails – Head Like A Hole
  • Queens Of The Stone Age – Monsters In The Parasol
  • Nine Inch Nails – Gave Up (remixed by Coil w/ Danny Hyde)
  • Queens Of The Stone Age – No One Knows
  • Dinosaur Jr – They Always Come
  • Peter & The Test Tube Babies – Up Your Bum (live)
  • The Jam – In The City
  • Suicidal Tendencies – Possessed To Skate
  • The Cavemen – At The Pub
  • Cockney Rejects – Motorhead (live)
  • The Only Ones – Another Girl, Another Planet (Peel Session '78)
  • Billy Bragg – A New England
  • The Pogues – Turkish Song Of The Damned
  • That Petrol Emotion – Can't Stop
  • Dropkick Murphy's – Barroom Heroes
  • The Undertones – Teenage Kicks
  • Stiff Little Fingers – At The Edge (live)
  • Soulfly – Ain't No Feeble Bastard
  • M.D.C. – Missile Destroyed Civilisation
  • Splodge – We're Pathetique
  • The Stooges – Search & Destroy (RIP Scott Asheton)
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  • Your host on 3-03-14 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Subhumans – Subvert
  • G.B.H. – I Am The Hunted
  • The Headboys – Kickin The Kans
  • No Tag – What A Great Country (live)
  • The Fall – Assume
  • The Roulettes – Headroom
  • Joy Division – Exercise One
  • U.K. Subs – B.I.C.
  • The Exploited – Germs
  • Jello Biafra w/ D.O.A. – Full Metal Jackoff
  • Ramones – Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?
  • Psychic Maps – f-sharp
  • Einsturzende Neubauten – Yu-Gung (Adrian Sherwood remix)
  • Slayer – Memories Of Tomorrow
  • Husker Du – Girl Who Lives On Heaven Hill
  • Seeds Of Orbit – Oh Long John
  • Alien Sex Fiend – Wild Women
  • Sommerset – Say What You Want
  • Lorainne Downes Syndrome – Jack
  • Pussy Riot – Putin Will Teach You
  • The Mockers – What We've Missed (live)
  • Fugazi – Great Cop
  • Skids – Out Of Time
  • Blank Spots – (You Make Me Wanna) Kill Myself
  • The Business – Blind Justice
  • The Cure – Primary
  • Killing Joke – Whiteout
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  • Your host on 17-02-14 was Phil A. w/ Ali McMordie from Stiff Little Fingers (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Johnny Was (live)
  • Wire – Spent
  • The Clash – White Man In Hammersmith Palais
  • The Stranglers – Go Buddy Go (live)
  • The Ruts – Babylon's Burning
  • The Adverts – Gary Gilmore's Eyes
  • The Boys – First Time
  • The Jam – In The City
  • The Members – Solitary Confinement
  • Eddie & The Hot Rods – Do Anything You Wanna Do
  • The Pretenders – Brass In Pocket
  • Sticky Filth – Weep Women Weep
  • The Damned – New Rose
  • Dead Kennedys – Holiday In Cambodia
  • Dead Boys – Sonic Producer
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Alternative Ulster
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  • Your hosts on 10-02-14 were Rapley & Sam (Dirtbag Radio)
  • The Seeds – 900 Million People Daily Makin' Love
  • Perfect Hair Forever – Thru The Ranch Slider
  • Thee Mighty Caesars – Strange Words
  • The Chrome Cranks – Lost Time Blues
  • Teen Generate – Right Now
  • Diarrhea Planet – Yamanba
  • Country Teasers – Mosquito
  • Tomorrow's Love – 7 And 7 Is
  • The Ramones – We Want The Airwaves
  • Oblivians – Vietnam War Blues
  • Sticky Filth – Dead Girls
  • The Henchmen – Bitch Goddess
  • MC5 – The Human Being Lawnmower
  • Acid Baby Jesus – Salt Chunk Mary
  • Allah-Las – Catamaran
  • Bantam Rooster – Shit Town
  • Johnny Thunders – Play With Fire
  • Los Ass-Dragers – Shitty Intro
  • The Revelators – Earthshaker, Yeah I
  • The Lyres – Let's Talk About Girls
  • Roy Irwin – Everything Sux
  • The Mint Chicks – Take It, I Dont Want It
  • Crack Pipes – Black Fire
  • Iggy And The Stooges – Wild Love
  • The Cavemen – Juvenile Delinquent
  • Dead Moon – Going South
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  • Your host on 3-02-14 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Sonic Youth – Teenage Riot
  • Blitzkrieg – Lest We Forget
  • Tora Tora Tora – Adrenaline
  • Hoodoo Gurus – Tojo
  • Guided By Voices – Surgical Focus
  • The Dum Dum Boys – Riunning Scared
  • Angelic Upstarts – Guns For The Afghan Rebels
  • Bad Manners – Lorraine
  • Devo – Freedom Of Choice
  • Gang Of Four – Love Like Anthrax
  • One Way System – Life On The Outside
  • Therapy? – Animal Bones
  • Ian Dury & The Blockheads – Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
  • Superturtle – Look At The Papers
  • The Chills – Look For The Good In Others & They'll See The Good In You
  • Buzzcocks – The Pulsebeat
  • Sleigh Bells – Straight A's
  • Wire – 12XU
  • Wire – Mr Suit
  • Wire – I Am The Fly (Peel session)
  • Wire – Map Ref: 4N 93W
  • Wire – The 15th (live)
  • Wire – Mannaquin
  • Wire – Comet
  • Wire – Please Take
  • Wire – Love Bends
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Suspect Device
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Tin Soldiers
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Fly The Flag (live)
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Kicking Up A Racket
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Alternative Ulster
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  • Your host on 20-01-14 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Cop Shoot Cop – Down Come The Mickey
  • Sham 69 – Tell Us The Truth
  • Six Minute War – Strike
  • Black Flag – Drinking & Driving
  • Magazine – Back To Nature
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Johnny Was (live)
  • Future Of The Left – Singing Of The Bonesaws
  • Heartbreakers – Chinese Rock
  • Conflict – Tough Shit Mickey
  • Conflict – Punk Inn'it
  • The Stranglers – Peaches
  • Moral Demolition – Police State
  • Huvudtvatt (Headcleaners) – Where Is?
  • Mussolini Headkick – Your God Is Dead
  • Blank Spots – Tired
  • The Fall – The Man Who's Head Expanded
  • Minor Threat – Steppin' Stone
  • Scorched Earth Policy – Turn Your Eyes Away
  • Wire – Spent
  • Trust Punks – Amphetamine Psychosis
  • Billy Bragg – It Says Here
  • Resistance '77 – Bricks In Brixton
  • The Stooges – I Wanna Be Your Dog
  • Public Enemy – Rebel Without A Pause
  • Nightbreed – Pack Of Wolves (Grooverider mix)
  • Public Image Ltd – Flowers Of Romance
  • Parquet Courts – Master Of My Craft
  • Revolting Cocks – Stainless Steel Providers
  • Screaming Trees – Nearly Lost You
  • The Clash – (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais
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  • Your hosts on 13-01-14 were Rapley & Sam (Dirtbag Radio)
  • Spermaids – Flash
  • Thee Tee Pees – Thee Tee Pee Tango
  • Valley Boys – Pills
  • Brimstone Howl – Green Machine
  • Beach Fossils – Vacation
  • Davilla 666 – Basura
  • Blacktop – Mojo Kitty
  • Man Or Astro-Man? – Electrostatic Brain Field
  • Levitating Churches – Time Machine
  • Mudhoney – Generation Spokesmodel
  • Blacks – Let It All Hang Out
  • Devo – Ono
  • The Demi Whores – Title Is Untitled
  • Nightcrawlers – You're Running Wild
  • Vaguess – Uncle Gretchen
  • Cumstain – Bachelor's Life
  • Radio Birdman – 455 SD
  • Iggy Pop – Nightclubbin
  • Wipers – Alien Boy
  • Subsonics – Frankenstein
  • PJ Harvey – Who The Fuck?
  • Hipshakes – Big Black Hole
  • King Gizzard & The Lizard – Garage Lillard
  • Bad Times – Streets Of Iron
  • Lust Cats Of The Gutter – Nothing Cool (Happens On Dates)
  • Allah Las – Tell Me (What's On Your Mind)
  • Diarrhea Planet – Mutt Feast
  • Perfect Hair Forever – Lambs Blood
  • Pixies – Crackity Jones
  • Dead Moon – Play With Fire
  • Harlem – Friendly Ghost
  • Rat Traps – Tennessee Rock N Roll
  • The Wyld – Goin Places
  • White Mystery – Birthday
  • Vougue – The Prostitute's Attitude
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  • Your host on 6-01-14 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Doubting Thomas's – It's Just A Dream
  • Tubeway Army – Friends
  • Arcade Fire – Ready To Start
  • No Idea – Wotever
  • Shriekback – Nemesis
  • Saccharine Trust – A Human Certainty
  • Primus – Professor Nutbutter's House Of Treats
  • Primus – My Name Is Mud
  • Bird Nest Roys – Five Weetbix & Toast
  • The Replacements – Red Red Wine
  • C.S.S. – Let's Make Love & Listen To Death From Above
  • Suicidal Tendencies – Subliminal
  • X.T.C. – Neon Shuffle
  • Eagles Of Death Metal – Speaking In Tongues
  • Concord Dawn – Tonite
  • The Partisans – Overdose
  • Big Country – Fields Of Fire
  • Richard Hell & The Voidoids – Blank Generation
  • Prowler – H.R.D.
  • Hunters & Collectors – 42 Wheels
  • The Minutemen – Paranoid Chant
  • Butthole Surfers – Bong Song
  • Pearl Jam – Alive (live)
  • Last Resort – King Of The Jungle
  • Killing Joke – Wardance
  • Redd Kross – Jimmy's Fantasy
  • The Hives – Abra Cadaver
  • Wallsockets – Euthanasia
  • Mudhoney – In 'n' Out Of Grace
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  • Your hosts on 30-12-13 were Rapley & Sam (Dirtbag Radio)
  • Queens Of The Stone Age – Quick And The Pointless
  • Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Precious Rose
  • The Gories – Telepathic
  • Hunx And His Punx – Born Blonde
  • Circle Jerks – Deny Everything
  • The Cramps – Aloha From Hell
  • Evil Twins – Hardly Ever Think
  • Black Lips – Boys In The Wood
  • Sagger – Mind Wrath
  • Hollow Mountain – Hollow Mountain
  • The Sonics – Shot Down
  • Titan Blood – Too Much Talk
  • Wetbrain – Tight Black Pants
  • Thee Tsunamis – The Jitters
  • Nirvana – Milk It
  • The Misfits – Attitude
  • Ty Segall – Die Tonight
  • Bass Drum Of Death – No Deamons
  • Dead Kennedys
  • Black Flag – Wasted
  • Thee Oh Sees – Night Crawler
  • Big Eyes – 2 Twisted 2 Love You
  • Personal And The Pizzas – Nobody Makes My Girl Cry But Me
  • Useless Eaters – Information Freak
  • Mind Spiders – Play You Out
  • Bob Log III – My Shit Is Perfect
  • Paul Collins Beat – Walking Out On Love
  • Night Terrors – I Have
  • The Bintangs – I'm A Man
  • Cold Sun – Twisted Flower
  • Pierced Arrows – Caroline
  • The Living Eyes – Nose Diving
  • King Khan & The Shrines – So Wild
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  • Your hosts on 25-12-13 were Rapley & Sam (Dirtbag Radio) IT'S A DIRTBAG XMESS!
  • The King Khan & BBQ Show – Plump Righteous
  • Joey Ramone – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
  • The Sonics – Santa Claus
  • Matt Alien – Dope Hand Calling
  • Black Lips – Christmas In Baghdad
  • The Hollow Grinders – When A Child Is Born
  • Wild Billy Childish – Christmas 1979
  • Chuck Berry – Run Run Rudolph
  • Shannon & The Clams – All I Want For Christmas Is You
  • The Rock 'n' Roll Machine – Christmas Cracker
  • Reigning Sound – If Christmas Can't Bring You Home
  • Five Car Pile Up – Beatnik's Wish
  • Ramones – Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)
  • The 5,6,7,8's – Rock And Roll Santa
  • Father Rapsleigh – Santalita
  • Daniel Manetto – Try Peru Santa
  • The Spelling Mistakes – White Trash Christmas
  • Monsters – Jingle Bells
  • Stiff Little Fingers – White Christmas
  • Deja Voodoo – Santa's Sack
  • GG Allin – GG's Xmas Song
  • Dead Moon – Christmas Rush
  • Cheetahs – Message To Santa Claus!
  • The Sonics – Don't Believe In Christmas
  • Perfect Hair Forever – Danny Gays
  • Sexmas Wizard – Xmas Came Early
  • Reverend Beat-Man & The Un-Believers – Fuck You Jesus Fuck You Oh Lord
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  • Your host on 23-12-13 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Big Black – Bazooka Joe
  • Unrestful Movements – Anti-Trend
  • F Models – It's Not Right
  • Splodge – We're Pathetique
  • Nothing At All – Busted
  • The 4 Skins – Merry Christmas Everybody
  • Gang Of Four – Damaged Goods
  • Pere Ubu – Non-Alignment Pact
  • The Misfits – Last Caress
  • Tomahawk – God Hates A Coward
  • The Pixies – River Euphrates
  • Theatre Of Hate – Do You Believe In The West World
  • Rancid – Bloodclot
  • Anti Nowhere League – Snowman
  • Hollywoodfun Downstairs – Colours Of Soho
  • The 25th Of May – Crackdown
  • Minor Threat – Look Back & Laugh
  • Sex Pistols – No One Is Innocent
  • Jesus & Mary Chain – Blues From A Gun
  • Subhumans – Apathy
  • Pavement – Perfume-V
  • Wire – Love Bends
  • The Cure – It's Not You
  • Christian Lunch – Neighbourhood Watch
  • The Stones – Something New
  • U.K. Subs – Hey Santa
  • Rudimentary Peni – 1/4 Dead
  • Queens Of The Stone Age – Monsters In The Parasol
  • Virgin Prunes – Baby Turns Blue
  • The Beat – Rankin' Full Stop
  • The Ruts – Something That I Said
  • The Business – Step Into Christmas
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  • Your hosts on 16-12-13 were Rapley & Sam (Dirtbag Radio)
  • Pentagram – Evil Seed
  • J.C. Satan – Prehistoric Love
  • Black Lips – Stranger
  • Cool Runnings – Blow Up Your Mind
  • The Hunches – Ate My Teeth
  • Ty Segall – Crazy
  • Fuzz – HazeMaze
  • Parquet Courts – Yr No Stoner
  • Oblivians – Little War Child
  • The Mint Chicks – Bad Buzz
  • The King Khan & BBQ Show – Fish Fight
  • White Mystery – Farmer
  • Destruction Unit – The Holy Ghost
  • The Huns – Shakedown
  • Bad Sports – Ooh Ooh Ooh
  • Jacuzzi Boys – Island Ave
  • Bass Drum Of Death – Shattered Me
  • Nobunny – Chuck Berry Holiday
  • Primitive Hands – Just So I Can Watch The Clock
  • The Rats – Can't Stand Back
  • The Rats – Nightmare
  • Bob Log III – Boob Scotch
  • The Cramps – Strychnine
  • Nuclear Spring – Civil Society
  • Bantam Rooster – She'll Be My Death
  • Perfect Hair Forever – No Makeup
  • The Elite U.F.O. – Now Who's Good Enough
  • Demon's Claws – That Old Outlaw
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  • Your host on 9-12-13 was Phil A. (ESSENCE OF PUNK SHOW):
  • Ruts DC – Mirror Smashed
  • Devo – Gates Of Steel
  • Screaming Blue Messiahs – Wild Blue Yonder
  • One Way System – Forgotten Generation
  • The Clash – Pressure Drops
  • The Verlaines – Lying In State
  • Blondie – One Way Or Another
  • Puke – Blood
  • The Jesus Lizard – Bloody Mary
  • The Only Ones – Another Girl, Another Planet
  • Stiff Little Fingers – Fly The Flag (live)
  • Ministry – Burning Inside
  • Sham 69 – If The Kids Are United
  • U.K. Subs – I Robot
  • Smashing Pumpkins – Where Boys Fear To Tread
  • The Birthday Party – Nick The Stripper
  • Metz – Wet Blanket
  • Die! Die! Die! – Erase Waves
  • Athletico Spizz '80 – Clocks Are Big, Machines Are Heavy / Where's Captain Kirk (live)
  • The Skids – Working For The Yankee Dollar
  • Instigators – The Israelites
  • Public Image Ltd – Public Image
  • Skinny Puppy – Who's Laughing Now?
  • Plastic Bertrand – Pogo Pogo
  • G.B.H. – Freak
  • Faith No More – We Care A Lot
  • Wilberforces – Paradise Beach
  • The Offspring – Gotta Get Away
  • McLusky – Without MSG I Am Nothing
  • Bauhaus – In The Flat Field
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  • Your hosts on 2-12-13 were Rapley & Sam (Dirtbag Radio)
  • Wipers – Romeo
  • Guantanomo Baywatch – Boomarenga
  • The Cavemen – Juvenile Delinquents
  • Bad Sports – I'm In Love With Myself
  • Billy Childish – Times Up
  • The Gories – Ghost Rider
  • The Dead Boys – Caught With The Meat In Your Mouth
  • MR SLACKJAW – All My Hollowness To You
  • Dead Kennedys – Nazi Punks Fuck Off
  • The DHDFD's – Mongo Van
  • The Jesus And Mary Chain – Just Like Honey
  • Mudhoney – Hate The Police
  • X-Ray Fiends – Rat Glue
  • The Melvins – Hung Bunny (Live @ Hellfest 2011)
  • The Melvins – Roman Bird Dog (Live @ Hellfest 2011)
  • The Melvins – The Water Glass (Live @ Hellfest 2011)
  • The Melvins – Evil New War God (Live @ Hellfest 2011)
  • The Melvins – It's Shoved (Live @ Hellfest 2011)
  • The Melvins – Anaconda (Live @ Hellfest 2011)
  • The Melvins – Queen (Live @ Hellfest 2011)
  • The Rebelles – Fuck Off
  • Bikini Kill – Rebel Girl
  • Army Of Darkness – Dance Of The Deadites
  • L7 – Shove
  • SAMS UNKNOWN 45 SELECTION (3-4 Tracks?)
  • Guitar Wolf – Batting Centre

Phil Armstrong / Rapley & Sam



The Essence of Punk Show
Phil Armstrong presents the “Essence of Punk” show every fortnight, covering punk from around the world going all the way back to the beginning, as well as hardcore, anarcho-punk, post-punk, Oi!, new wave, grunge… basically a broad range of bands that Phil reckons contain the essence of punk.


Dirtbag Radio
Rank amateurs Rapley and Sam are the last people who should be given a radio show. Their widespread use of profanity and unparalleled lack of professionalism is only surpassed by their rudimentary technical chops. The best you can expect is drunken dead-air interspersed with awkward transitions. But hey, here they are, so let's make the best of it shall we? Let them be the soundtrack to whatever the hell it is you do on a Monday night between 7 and 9. You know, that Grey Area of your evening when you are trying desperately to kill time waiting for the Sunday TV shows from the US to download. Go on. What else are you gonna do?