People say radio is dead, well it's not true at KVMR and it's sure as hell not true for merry old England. On the next edition of The Other Side, guest host Casey Burke will showcase a cavalcade of radio shows from the BBC. Come with us on a journey though time and space with The Mighty Boosh, The Harpoon, At Home with the Snails, The Goon Show and many more. Expect British storytelling better the Charles Dickens's. Featuring classic, contemporary, comedy, drama and more straight from the other side.
PLAYLIST FROM THIS SHOW (including excerpts from the following artists & shows)
The Ricky Gervais Show The Goon Show The Harpoon The Museum of Everything That Mitchell and Webb Sound BBC - The Twilight Zone BBC - Flight of the Concords The Might Boosh Radio Series
Two hours of the best in Lounge, Exotica, Space Age Bachelor Pad, & eclectic Film music with the accent on eccentric aural odysseys.
Tune in each week for unique aural odysseys you won't find anywhere else. Download or listen to over one hundred fifty hours of past Other Side shows or tune in to the TOS streaming web radio archives at: TheOtherSide.biz
UPCOMING SHOWS ON THE OTHER SIDE
May 15: 8pm - 10pm “Drab As A Fool, Aloof As A Bard” Climb aboard this musical roundabout celebrating an array of mind bending and hip shakin' songs. Join guest host Tenali on a two hour journey exploring a variety of music and snippets cloaked in veils of double entendre and intent. Including songs drenched in euphemism, hokum, nonsense, limericks, palindromes, and other assorted malarkey. Featuring various artists from the 1920s & 30s (Hokum Blues, Jazz, & Jug Band), odds and ends from the 1950s & 60s, and lots more!
May 22: 8pm - 10pm “The Best of Mike & Julie (so far)” Mike & Julie first met in 2006 (almost to the day this show airs) and then within the next 24 months created several special radio shows that showcased their wacky and bizarre way of interacting with one another and the world around. Tune in for a two hour look & listen to the best of these wacky kids from the other side.
May 29: 8pm - 10pm “The Cover Girls Early Summer Special” Yes siree their back and ready for yet another adventure into the bizarre world of musical tributes. They'll be featuring a wide array of classic hit covers from all around the globe, many of which you will recognize and many you'll just be scratching your head to figure out why di they do this? Join guest-tour guides PB & J - aka the "Cover-Girls", as they take you through more of the best, the worst, and the just plain wonderfully weird world of muscial covers.
June 5: 8pm - 10pm “pre-empted for KVMR's Election Coverage”
June 12: 8pm - 10pm “Ring Old Hammer, Hammer Ring!” Oh, don't you hear the hammer? Hammer Ring! Oh don't you hear the hammer? Hammer Ring! Oh, it's ringin' in the wildwood. Hammer Ring!
An evening in reverence of the work songs from yesteryear. Join guest host Tenali for two hous of music brewed from the fields to the urban market. Including street vendor songs, harvest songs, gandy dancers, call-and-response, pastoral, and gosh knows what else. Featuring recordings by various Hillbilly and Blues artists from the 1920s & 30s, an assortment of recordings from the Alan Lomax treasure trove and lots more!
June 19: 8pm - 10pm “ZAPPANALE” Each year for more than two decades, the music festival Zappanale welcomes fans to the small German town of Bad Doberan to celebrate the legacy of Frank Zappa. Host Mark Leviton will feature rare live recordings from past gatherings, along with music from ex-Mothers of Invention and Zappa admirers.
June 26: 8pm - 10pm “An Evening with Walt Fraser” In June of 1983 retiring brodcaster Walt Fraser joined the airwaves of KVMR. During those 29 years he has subbed for more shows than most DJ's ever think about. He's hosted, co-hosting or subbed for shows such as "Starlight Classics"; "Classics for Brunch"; "Baroque Music"; "Midnight Starlight Classics"; "Classics for Lovers"; "Classical Sunday"; Classical Edge; "Dawn Patrol"; "Movie Reviews" co-hosted with Jazz DJ Len Gorsky; "Public Affairs"; "Radio Forum", "Over 60 – Sunnyside Up"; Jazz Workshop; and most recently his last show "Afternoon Delight". Joine host Mikail Graham with his special guest Walt Fraser for two hours of memories and music as we look back at the life and history of this unique KVMR DJ.
June 26: 8pm - 10pm “Stereolab - the special” From their debut releases in 1992, Stereolab have shown a knack for combining electronica, art rock, lounge music, French pop and film scores into an always-fascinating blend. Guest host Mark Leviton surveys their subversive and visionary aesthetic, including many rare recordings.