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
Find archives here or on our Mixcloud.
This week’s show has no theme, but you can’t expect great music unless you have great equipment.
It’s been a heck of a year, so let’s take a look back and count down the Greatest Hits of ’22.
Who listens to the radio? We explore this question with a four-part inquiry into the origins and history of radio.
Celebrating Buy Nothing Day 2021 with deals on electronics, tapes and CDs.
A 69-part investigation into the cultural fraud that is called “yacht rock.”
It’s not Halloween, so this is not a Halloween show. But we will dance, in the chapel, in the moonlight, with all of Black Sabbath’s lesser singers. Dino approves.
The debut episode of our first legitimate radio project on Freeform Portland.
This is Yacht Rock for when you’re laying on the deck after too much purple drank.
You got your vaporware in my plunderphonics.
Recorded live without overdubs using:
- GPX CAS337B Cassette Player, with variable speed modification
- Eiki 7070 Stereo CD Player and Cassette Recorder
- TC Electronic M100 multi-effects unit
- Tascam Model 12 mixer and multi-track recorder
- Sony DCR-PC1 miniDV camcorder
Download MP3 of “Narcotic Loggins: Hart 2 Hart”
Maybe there’s a reason why they don’t write ’em like that anymore?
Dueling cassette tape loops:
Byron Statics KCS-315 AM/FM Cassette Recorder
Optimus SCR-96 AM/FM Cassette Recorder
Tuned to Charlie FM – KYCH-FM