Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The Reason for the Why of What We Do.


Here's the last three and a half hours of what has played on Egg Radio.
June 7th, 2016 08:33:47 PM ALL/Mortar & Pestle - UV
June 7th, 2016 08:30:45 PM ALL/Thee Brandy Hips - Kosmikar
June 7th, 2016 08:27:13 PM ALL/Electric Six - Gimme the Eyes

June 7th, 2016 08:25:17 PM ALL/Julian Casablancas - Rave On
June 7th, 2016 08:20:28 PM ALL/Roadside Graves - Ruby
June 7th, 2016 08:16:17 PM ALL/Stabbing Westward - Save Yourself
June 7th, 2016 08:11:49 PM ALL/Tracy Chapman-Give Me One Good Reason
June 7th, 2016 08:06:38 PM ALL/Iggy Pop - Lust For Life
June 7th, 2016 08:02:46 PM ALL/Talking Heads - Stay up Late
June 7th, 2016 08:00:32 PM ALL/Runaways - Cherry Bomb
June 7th, 2016 07:57:47 PM ALL/Missing Monuments - Answer The Call
June 7th, 2016 07:55:42 PM ALL/STRFKR - Beach Monster
June 7th, 2016 07:52:28 PM ALL/dreamcatchr - friends
June 7th, 2016 07:49:17 PM ALL/Health - Die Slow
June 7th, 2016 07:45:31 PM ALL/Neko Case - Night Still Comes
June 7th, 2016 07:41:52 PM ALL/Archers Of Loaf - Wrong
June 7th, 2016 07:38:26 PM ALL/Thomas Newman - Six Feet Under
June 7th, 2016 07:34:26 PM ALL/Kills - Satellite
June 7th, 2016 07:30:54 PM ALL/Sleeper Agent - Waves
June 7th, 2016 07:27:33 PM ALL/Phoenix - Drakkar Noir
June 7th, 2016 07:23:58 PM ALL/The Kooks - Bad Habit_1
June 7th, 2016 07:19:32 PM ALL/Noah and the Whale - Life Is Life (Yuksek Remix)
June 7th, 2016 07:16:02 PM ALL/Carolina Chocolate Drops - Country Girl
June 7th, 2016 07:12:25 PM ALL/Sarah Jaffe - Glorified High
June 7th, 2016 07:08:33 PM ALL/DREAMERS - Waste My Night
June 7th, 2016 07:05:10 PM ALL/No Age - Teen Creeps
June 7th, 2016 07:00:28 PM ALL/A Silent Film - Danny, Dakota & The Wishing Well
June 7th, 2016 06:56:43 PM ALL/Majical Cloudz - Childhood's End
June 7th, 2016 06:51:32 PM ALL/Kaiser Chiefs - Education Education Education & War
June 7th, 2016 06:47:59 PM ALL/Lightning Dust - Diamond
June 7th, 2016 06:46:17 PM ALL/Wavves - TV Luv Song
June 7th, 2016 06:41:44 PM ALL/Moon King - Impossible
June 7th, 2016 06:38:47 PM ALL/Tricky - Antimatter
June 7th, 2016 06:33:57 PM ALL/T. Rex - Hot Love
June 7th, 2016 06:31:55 PM ALL/Jeff The Brotherhood - Shredder
June 7th, 2016 06:29:10 PM ALL/Born Ruffians - Ocean's Deep
June 7th, 2016 06:26:25 PM ALL/Sourpatch - Cynthia Ann
June 7th, 2016 06:22:58 PM ALL/Imperial Teen - Runaway
June 7th, 2016 06:18:42 PM ALL/Ben Folds Five - Annie Waits
June 7th, 2016 06:14:57 PM ALL/Superchunk - Crossed Wires
June 7th, 2016 06:11:39 PM ALL/Bruising - Honey
June 7th, 2016 06:08:18 PM ALL/WE ARE TWIN - Keep On Lovin' You
June 7th, 2016 06:05:05 PM ALL/Thievery Corporation - Culture Of Fear
June 7th, 2016 06:01:34 PM ALL/Psychobuildings - Baby Cops
June 7th, 2016 05:56:33 PM ALL/VETO - Duck Hush and be Still
June 7th, 2016 05:53:06 PM ALL/Amanda Mair - Doubt
June 7th, 2016 05:50:34 PM ALL/Ramones - Beat on the Brat
June 7th, 2016 05:46:04 PM ALL/The Naked And Famous - Hearts Like Ours
June 7th, 2016 05:42:08 PM ALL/Henry Clay People - Something in the Water
June 7th, 2016 05:39:31 PM ALL/Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing
June 7th, 2016 05:36:13 PM ALL/Alamo Race Track - All Engines
June 7th, 2016 05:33:52 PM ALL/Jake Bugg - Taste It
June 7th, 2016 05:31:13 PM ALL/Handsome Furs - Talking Hotel Arbat Blues
June 7th, 2016 05:27:38 PM ALL/Wait, What - Speak Breathe
June 7th, 2016 05:23:24 PM ALL/Front Line Assembly - Body Count
June 7th, 2016 05:22:16 PM ALL/Peelander-Z - Taco Taco Tacos
June 7th, 2016 05:17:51 PM ALL/Young Dreams - Fog Of War
June 7th, 2016 05:14:52 PM ALL/Good Old War - Broken Record
June 7th, 2016 05:12:29 PM ALL/Rancid - Time Bomb
June 7th, 2016 05:09:43 PM ALL/Cocktail Slippers - You Do Run

Do I get Indie Cred For This?

HEY! Maybe there's some stuff on that list that you like... or might 
like if you would give it a listen.

It's not BLOG MUSIC or DAD ROCK. It is the absolute best of the indie rock being released on a weekly basis, the absolute best of the punk, new wave and alternative past and a bunch of songs that remind you of where the new music originated... aka 'the roots'.
We have new music on the playlist from Garbage, Lydia Loveless, Courtney Barnett, PJ Harvey, St Vincent, The Julie Ruin, EMA and SO much more.

It isn't comfort music. It's not Pandora. It's not Spotify. It will challenge you and it will gnaw on your frontal lobes and make you remember that it exists.

EMA... incredible
We spend way over half of our bandwidth promoting women who challenge the rules of rock and are carving their own path. Savages, Tacocat, Priests and many more. Listen to what they do. Listen to what we do. Promote it. Understand that we give not ONE FUCK for those who can't accept any lifestyle other than Man + Woman = Babies.

This is YOUR station. Make suggestions. Make requests. Ask questions. Take action. PROMOTE what you are doing to make the world a better one in which to live/love/exist.

Give us a try.
I can even tell you how to listen on your phone, if you'll ask.

Thanks for being here. Thanks in advance for staying here.

(Special shout to The Beautiful Heather, who just beat cancer after a long battle. Much love!)

Friday, March 18, 2016

The Son Of A Beatle Misses The Mark By A Mile

Minutes ago, a post appeared on my Facebook page bearing the following image.

It was posted by John Lennon's son, Julian.
Make no mistake, I have nothing but the utmost respect for Julian Lennon. He had to grow up in John's shadow. He endured the divorce of his parents. Paul McCartney wrote a freaking song about the boy! When he grew up and decided to become a singer/songwriter/musician... well, imagine the pressure to succeed he was under, even if it was pressure he placed upon himself. It had to be hellish and yet he had success; 'Valotte' and 'Too Late For Goodbye' were great songs by a promising artist. I don't know what happened after those songs were released and, other than the very occasional foray onto the U.S. Album Rock Radio charts, he pretty much vanished from view, as far as music is concerned. You can find out more about his life here.
This post is NOT about Julian Lennon but about his shitty attitude.
'I hope the next big trend in music is.......talent'?
Bitter much, Jules?
The fact that Egg Radio exists is proof positive that there is an incredible amount of talent in rock and roll, pop, R&B, World Music and Blues because we spend countless hours sifting through thousands of songs in order to present you with it. I hear hundreds and hundreds of songs that blast my brain and make me continue believing in the power of music. From the far reaches of the World Wide Web come artists with songs that NEED to be heard by everyone who cares about creativity and originality in popular music and it hurts me that Julian Lennon - of ALL people - is not above disrespecting those who toil in the shadows of giants in an effort to stand apart and move music in a forward direction.
Truthfully, Lennon's opinion matters little to me or to those who keep seeking out the tracks that keep the music we love moving forward... it is just insulting to me and to many others that Lennon has so little respect for the people who are pursuing the same goal that he tried and failed to reach.
If you make music? Never give up and never stop striving to achieve your goals. If you get no further than being the best goddamned band in your hometown?
You ARE a Rock Star.

I love you all,


Saturday, February 13, 2016

Riot GRRRLS And So Much More (Welcome Home... Stay Awhile)

As the battle against patriarchy and for equality surges forward, it seems like the right time to revisit a band that was in the forefront of the movement many long years ago.

Bikini Kill were, as the kids say, punk as FUCK...

...and what Kathleen HannaBilly KarrenKathi Wilcox, and Tobi Vail brought to the battle was a mixture of music, lyrics, vocals and attitude perfectly designed to shred ears and minds. It is with great pleasure that I've added 10 songs from the band's first two albums. If you want to know more, go to the website

I've added music that is beginning to define what Egg Radio wants to be, now that we are celebrating our eleventh birth day. Egg Radio is and has always been about equality, fairness, respect and decency for anyone who comes to listen. We have always featured bands and artists from every genre, race, creed, color and sexual orientation. No one who has ever visited this site has ever been treated as anything other than a fellow human being with real value. We love you... we always have and always we will. No matter what you may be dealing with in real life, 'Egg Island' is your home. 

David Bowie's 'Blackstar' is being received as it should be... an utter masterpiece and a wonderful gift for all who have always loved his work. There are five songs from the album now in the library, including 'Lazarus' and the title track. I also tossed in a few tracks from the wildly underrated 'Earthling' album, including the amazing bass n' drum workout of 'Little Wonder'. There's also a badassed remix video here.

What else? New music from Meg Myers, Supersuckers, Sturgill Simpson (the theme from the new HBO show 'Vinyl'), an incredible track from the Yawpers, Allie Goertz' track from the 'Rick and Morty' show and much, much more.

Egg Radio has been around for eleven years and we aren't going away. We love all and want to be your home for new and classic punk/funk/alternative tracks that you will hear no where else, be it on the radio or online. We appreciate your input and welcome your presence in our humble home. Click one of those 'Listen' links in the upper right column to hear what we're talking about.

Welcome home. Stay awhile, okay?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

This Is Only A Test... Of Your Patience

The Egg Radio Server has had a great many issues as of late and our apologies go out to all who are frustrated by our lack of stability.
We are, as of now, looking for a new host and hoping that 2016 becomes the year that finds us, once again, fully self-sufficient. Internet radio isn't as easy and carefree as once it was but we believe that it is still worthwhile to maintain our presence and provide listeners with music that they might otherwise never hear.
We love you, we appreciate your patience and we want you to know that Egg Radio will be here for you when all others have faded.