This isn’t your father’s Scumbag Radio. In fact, it’s a total sell out. At least it’s a spin-off, or an offshoot.
Beginning Thursday Oct. 14, 2021 at 8 PM Pacific Time on
Freeform Portland, it’s NOT American Top 40 with Scummy B.
Then repeating, every other Thursday, on the following 2021 schedule, yo:
Oct. 27 Nov. 11 Nov. 25 Dec. 9 Dec. 23
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The focus is on new music, not yet top 40. But who knows, maybe it will be someday? We can’t predict the future. Some guitar driven indie rock, industrial metal, doomy sounds and Fire-Toolz.
Difficult times call for difficult listening, with sounds from the 90s intersection of industrial and metal, weird electronic body music and sweet sweet noise.
Bliss out to the likes of Murder Inc., Nailbomb, Front 242, Chemlab, DJ Food, Kajem, Merzbow and Big City Orchestra.
DJ Scummy B is cleaning out his inbox and searching for his stolen tape recorder. So he’s playing newer stuff and no cassette tapes (for obvious reasons) on this edition of Not American Top 40,
The Odds and Sods of March is the the holiday celebrating the rare 5th Thursday in March. At Not American Top 40 we celebrate with industrial, punk and dub.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, it’s nothing but women artists, all on vinyl.
DJ Scummy B takes you on a tour of the new analog music he’s acquired as of late. Just tapes and vinyl, and vinyl and tapes.
In celebration of Black History Month we visit the intersection of jazz, rock and soul.
Scanning the AM dial, finger on the pause button, ready to go. You never know what you’re going to need to record.
Soundcloud and Mixcloud
A tribute to Tom Verlaine, who passed on Jan. 28, 2023. Featuring his solo music, Television, cover versions and tunes by comrades and collaborators.
DJ Scummy B is emptying the shelves for the Winter Clearance Sale on this week’s Not American Top 40. All this Zorn, Painkiller and Quine has got to go! Out of print, and going out of stock! No reasonable offer refused.