ask // hey it's hoshwa. this is just where i'm sticking all the stuff for now. mostly radio playlists and show recordigs and such. and sometmes i'll text photos i take on my flip phone or write down really important thoughts. what else? dunno. you can email 5432fun[at]gmail[dot]com if you need anything, though. santa barbara, ca. come hang out huh?
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cool. live band SPLIT SCREENS down here from sf on a short california coast tour. five of them playing some sweet rock sounds. and contrary to what the image may suggest, they are in fact corporeal beings. although having invisible people play on this show someday is a dream of mine. so close!
they’re in san diego friday and up in san jose on saturday. check them out if you can. and find them here or here or here.
also, played a live set by RADIATOR HOSPITAL from this past saturday september 20 at a house in los angeles. it was outside so it sounds a little goofy but yah!
Wild Moth “Souvenir (No Future)” from Over, Again White Poppy “Treeforts” from I Had a Dream Secret Abilities “Tonight” from Rise From Your Grave Total Noise “Jealous Lover” from U.S. American Rhythms So Pitted “Holding the Void” from -__-
LIVE: Split Screens
Whitman “Golden Days” from Restoring Darkness Sorority Noise “Still Shrill” from Forgettable Very Okay “The Hole” from Small Loud Seacats “We Don’t Sleep” from Metal Music The Middle Ones “Freely With You” from Carry on Rioting Southern Femisphere “Houses” from Houses Wide Streets “All the Dogs Who Died in Space” from Saga of the Bruja Special Explosion “LifeGuard” from EP Tastes Kinda Like Sad “Phantom Limbs” from Doomed to Be Alone Spacin’ “While You Come Around” from 1/1/11 Demo Moon Hag “Pills” from Demon
Radiator Hospital - Live at Rogie’s House. September 20, 2014
first band was BIG MESS on tour from lowell massachusetts. heavy instrumental three-piece. super great! got to see them at the FUNZONE at the batting cages the night before. they’re heading through the south west so see them if you can! they are here and here and here
second band was NICK NEIHART on tour from salt lake city utah. pop songs with guitar bass drums and some wacky synth sounds! also, some poems in the middle of the set. newest release comes with a book of poems. it’s really nice and has hand made covers. they’re heading north to seattle. find nick here and here.
Sneeze “Video Brains” from Grandma In The Trenches Sovroncourt “San Bernadino” from Waves and Wheels Radiator Hospital “Apocalypse Movies” from Mall of America Sourpatch “Same Street” from crushin’ Tender Hips “City” from City EP Spooks “I Find Comfort In Your Existence” from In Shadows Deep Told Slant “I Am Not” from Still Water
LIVE: Big Mess
The Urns “Crow’s Feet” from Deep Web Street Gnar “Let It Grow” from Study Wall Smokey Spirit “Light” from Sin Is In Two Humans “Kitchen Island” from Best Folks Urban Barnyard “Pigwalker” from Hot For Your Trail Tunabunny “Flowers on the Stage” from Tunabunny Noiseblanket “Plane” from Noiseblanket Practice “Pentalomar Overture / So Much Time and Years / More Plate” from Try A Gun
long story short… a year ago on this day i had lung surgery and they shaved my eight year old beard off to fit the oxygen mask on during the operation. i made a big deal about it and blah blah blah. i’m okay right now and the beard grew back. wah wah wahh.
but i played songs with ‘lung’ and ‘beard’ in the title and played live sets by LA BEARD CLUB and LUMBER LUNG. cool cool.
Julie Doiron “Spill Yer Lungs” from I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day Le Ton Mité “Bearded Clouds Pass Rainbows to Get By” from the troubadour sings songs of the northlands The State of Samuel “Caribbean Lungs” from Swedish Metal Aid Real Live Tigers “Beard of Bees” from This is Sometimes a Riverbed TOOPIN “The Soul of a Beardless Man” from Swim Punx (Up the Trunx!) Casey Holford “Beard Song” from All Young and Beautiful Tinyfolk “My Lungs” from Pizza Under the Sea Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head “Beard Lust” from Secret Crush EP Rob Magill “I Wear A Beard” from Dedicated to Those Who Recently Lived The Bananas “Heart, Liver, Lungs” from A Slippery Subject Boogdish “Grow a Beard” from Live Free, Die Bald The Japanese War Effort “January Winter Beard” from King of Poland Kickball “Beard” from Everything is a Miracle Nothing is a Miracle Everything is The Young Lions “Basement Lungs” from Demography Ben and Bruno “O Sweet Lung” from My Mother’s Hand Alfred Daniels Midland “Yr Beard” from Giraffe Pop Music Combo Alphabets “Lungs Heave” from Stress Scribbler “PCP Induced Lung Eating” from Scannopapia Tall Tales and the Silver Lining “Phantom Beard” from Tall Tales and the Silver Lining Bubbly Mommy Gun “Cuckoo Lungs” from Sand Roses Cara Del Gato “Hot Lungz” from Glossy Ventricles Special Costello “Chlorinated Lung” from Music and Image Body Farm “Lungful of Blood” from Body Farm Melting Season “Green Beard” from Gutterth Compilation Three Birthwater “Bearded Lake” from Wet Water Spoonboy “Mold in My Lungs” from Tour Demo 2012 The Scribblers “First Woman Beard” from Scribblers forever (B-Sides Collection) Bunny Zewt Suit “Lungs Are Trees & So What” from Nose Bleeds and Tongue Sores
LA Beard Club - Live at The Dead End. January 7, 2007
first up was MARY OCHER, out here from berlin to play a benefit event in los angeles. played some cool ghost voice garage/pop songs and a synth song! she’s doing a few other show if you are around phoenix, denver, boise, portland and san francisco. you can find info here and here.
second up was KITCHEN HIPS from los angeles. 2-person dreamy folk music. banjo+drum pieces+vox. fellow college radio folks too, which is always nice and affirming. no shows coming up right now, but keep updated here and here and find more things from thundercloud records
Richard Album & the Lifestyles “Fishbowl” from Sophomore Album Loone “Clear & Bright” from Laughter Over the Water Espumita “Desecho Comun” from Pan de Agua Lab Coast “Really Realize” from Pictures On the Wall
LIVE: Mary Ocher
Pony Time “Gary Numan” from Pony Time Late Bloomer “Reality” from Late Bloomer Neighbors “Power Country” from Power Country The Plodes “You Treat Me Poorly and It Makes Me Upset” from A Foot Was As Long As… A Foot! La Luz “Sure As Spring” from Damp Face Pale Lights “She Won’t Ever Calm Down” from EP
LIVE: Kitchen Hips
Nerve Beats “Pink on the CC Line” from Radio Action Love Cuts “I Know” from +2-1 Neonates “GridLock” from Neonates LAKE “Perfect Fit” from The World is Real Roomrunner “Apse” from Ideal Cities R.L. Kelly “Woke Up Feeling Sad” from Life’s A Bummer Mitts “Tube Man” from Romulan Role Mach “Black Manhattan” from LAMERICA
yessssss had RIPE MANGOS play live and hang out. last time milo was on the show was may 2011. played lots of newer songs and lots of classics. so nice. please go see a ripe mangos show if you are in LA, SB or SF on sep 2, 3 or 7 respectively.
you can listen to some songs here and here. and use the “get in contact” function on one of those sites to ask for a tape. the tapes are the best and they have really nice art and sounds and just do it okay.
for the last 20 minutes i played a live set by RUBRICS from biko infoshop on august 4, 2014.
Pagiins “Open Up Your Mind” from Bad Things Don’t Nima “What Can I Say” from Sweetboy * Michael Vidal “Dreams (Come Back to Me)” from Dream Center LA Beard Club “Safety Blanket” from Day by Day Natural Glow “Young, Gifted, & Fat” from Young, Gifted, & Fat
woo had ZULA from new york in the studio playing live for the second time. the first was almost exactly three years ago! this time as a 4-piece. super tight experimental pop songs. newest album out on inflated records.
they’re currently on tour traveling north towards seattle. you can find show and other info here.
Blast and the Detergents “Theoretical Fight” from Brain Time Now Heatwarmer “You Move” from Heatwarmer Is/Is “Side Ways” from Is/Is Hear Hums “Hexagon” from Psyche Cycles Julie Byrne “Keep On Raging” from Julie Byrne Hugging “Ice Cave” from Today King Alfred, Man of Leisure “Holiday In A Car Park” from Hate Mail Iji “Viber” from Bird-Man Movement Teeth Barn Owl “Absent Afternoon” from Bridge to the Clouds Bad Fate “Hold on Remorse” from Olympic City Upside Drown “Castles” from Mood Music Saturday Looks Good to Me “Are You Kissing Anyone?” from One Kiss Ends It All Hooded Fang “Den Of Love” from Tosta Mista
Small Sur “South Dakota” from Tones The Hive Dwellers “Nothin’ But the Buryin’” from Hewn From the Wilderness
filled in for steve s. and joyful cosmos this evening and had AMANDA X play live!
amanda x is a 3-person punk/pop band on tour from philadelphia. new album on siltbreeze is suuppperrr great! two shows in the bay—go if you can!
this show was pretty goofy and we talked a lot about things i don’t even know what we were talking about. but it’s nice to do a thing like a radio show for like 10 years and to not have it be too serious and for it to also sound pretty okay. just hanging out!
Literature “Grifted” from Arab Spring Weird Bug “HAUNTED HOUSE” from Stuck in Beads E.P. Upside Drown “How Does He Speak” from Moon Music Radiator Hospital “Big Cloud” from Something Wild Manors “Teeth Dreams” from Fit In The Ambulars “Hiding Out” from Dreamers Asleep at the Wheel Acid Fast “Old Ideas” from 2010 Demo Kickball “Shoulders” from AbCEFGHIJKickball Hooded Fang “Ode to Subterrania” from Graves All Dogs “Annoying” from Split with Slouch Fat Creeps “Leave Her Alone” from Fat Creeps EP
LIVE: Amanda X
Badlands “Wind Storm” from So Little Arjuna Genome “Bring It Back” from The Universe is Blinking Banned Books “Must Be the Ghost” from Flawless Demo Purple Seven “So Long” from Volume 2 Bat Manors “Choir Boy” from Dad Hair Day Brave Radar “Coffee” from Ultramarine EP Cold Warps “Stupid Tattoos” from Cold Warps Crying “Bodega Run” from Get Olde Beaker “Bus Stop” from Beaker Koda Sequoia “Cloud Dream” from The Same Trees The Acts of Estimating as Worthless “Night Time” from Amongst These Splintered Minds//Leaden Thouhgts Sing Softly Mumblr “Father’s Day” from White Jesus EP Painted Youth “Surgical Daycare” from Painted Youth Cassis Orange “Still No Home” from Cassis Orange EP Palisades “Terror” from Self-Titled Ok Vancouver Ok “What’s My Memory For?” from Food. Shelter. Water. Slam Dunk “Do the Slam Dunk” from The Shivers Cousin Brian “Fear Instilled” from First Tom Grrrl “Aye Yay Yay” from Rough Demonstrations
oooo had two bands on the show! they arrived a bit later so we squeezed them into the last 45 minutes of the show.
on first was GROWTH from sweden. they played three songs. the last song was supposed to have vocals but the mic wasn’t working and i couldn’t get anyone’s attention so it’s a good instrumental version!
second was HEATHERS from los angeles. they played a few hyper pop songs till the last seconds of the show!
both bands are playing regular length sets at the biko infoshop tonight (friday aug 15) with GIRLPOOL and BLOSSOM. find info about the show at www.sbdiy.org and find more about growth here and heathers here.
Car School “Under the Cliff” from Weakly Balue “West Coast Bros” from Quiet Dreamer Glass Cake “OMG” from Lunar Caustic Funk Police “You Always Win” from Hot We Are Funk We Play Happy Jawbone Family Band “fireflies made out of dust (take one)” from Hotel Double Tragedy California Suns “Fairytales” from Fairytales Halo Halo “Coming Home” from Halo Halo Fantails “Silent Screen” from Matariki Mayhem Glory Hole “Paint the Hate” from Glory Hole Demo Tape Foot Ox “Music Without Words” from Music Without Words Goners “Deep End” from Endless Suffering FREE PIZZA “FORWARD” from KOOL IS THE ROOL Richard Album “Uncharacter” from Lillerne Compilation #2 Guilt Mountain “Ice Wave” from Tiger Hour The Free Mansons “Horns Like Confused Animals Cry” from Los Ojo’s Rojo’s Hana and the Goose “Winter Cleaning” from Sea Anemone EP Sick Sad World “Keep it Real” from Demos High Pop “The Charm” from hippie speed ball J. Marinelli “Comrade K” from Pre-Emptive Skankery Sessions Pocketbooks “Fireworks At Midnight” from Carousel Sci-Fi Caper “Bloom Like Roses” from Skeleton Tracks Koda Sequoia “Buck Up” from The Same Trees Scribbler “I Hope You Are My Baby” from Scannopapia Old Table “Trumpet Time” from Animal Trilogy Pile “Levee” from Magic Isn’t Real Sean Nicholas Savage “Can’t Get My Mind Off You” from Trippple Midnight Karma Dogbreth “Wondrr Womyn” from Buzz Ballads Dustin and the Furniture “Summer cuddlin’” from Growing Up and Shedding Aye Nako “Molasses” from Demo 2010
Acid Fast “Old Ideas” from 2010 Demo Cassis Orange “Still No Home” from Cassis Orange EP Friend of My Youth “Grand Central” from Friend of My Youth Homeowners “Cold Dog” from Homeowners
had two bands come up from los angeles. in the first hour was BAD BIKINI playing rock n roll and had BUR GUR playing noise pop in the second hour. the bands came up separately but left together! love to match make.
bad bikini is currently working on recording a 4-song tape to come out by the end of the year. you can keep up with them here.
Birthdays “Biggie Shorty” from Birthdays Found Drowned “Junk Mail 2.0” from Makes A Lovely Cup of Tea Emily Reo “Wind” from Olive Juice Crisis Arm “Follow” from Caterwaul Fat Creeps “Fooled” from Fat Creeps EP
LIVE: Bad Bikini
The Dropout Patrol “Irrelevant Variables” from The Dropout Patrol Detective Agency “Summer Song” from Daggers EP Cuddle Formation “When in Germany” from Berlin Florist “We Have Been This Way Forever” from We Have Been This Way Forever
LIVE: Bur Gur
Filardo “Grow Up” from Falling Up Eleanor Murray “Rebel Summer” from Bury Me Into the Mtn Dear Marje “Call Me Back” from Demo Designer “On the Porch” from Discover
two really nice things happened on this show. we had ROB MAGILL and PENNY MACHINE play live.
rob magill comes from ojai and played a set in 3 parts. part 1 was rob on sax with daniel masiel on guitar. part 2 was rob sax solo. and part 3 was rob guitar singing songs. you can find examples of all of these things, as well as other really wonderful things on weird cry and find more of rob here.
in the second hour, penny machine came down from oakland on their way to los angeles for the burger-a-go-go on saturday. and then they head up through oregon and washington so make sure to find them! super great! and get a copy of the tour tape! you can find the show dates here.
also, please note that sometimes i listen to new music in alphabetical order. so that’s why most of the other songs i played begin with a b & c. is that weird?
wowowowowow. had two bands play live: SPENCER OWEN TIMESHARE and JAMES RABBIT. the bands are on tour together and are a total party. they toured up to seattle and are playing at pehrspace tonight among other los angeles area shows and then head up to san francisco.
both bands have tons of music you can listen to. find spencer owen timeshare here and here and find james rabbit here and here.
All Dogs “Annoying” from Split with Slouch Alphabets “Robo Goats Howl and Bang” from FANTAZIA2010 Mikah Sykes “Nature is Faithful (for Orcas Island)” from Love, Consequences, and Serenity Volumes 1-4 Thee Ahs “Onion in my Pocket” from Thee AHs Nation Speedy Ortiz “Indoor Soccer” from Sports EP
LIVE: Spencer Owen Timeshare
Absolut Red “A Love Story From the Outer Space” from A Supposedly Fun Thing We’ll Probably Do Again Peace in Our Tme “Darkest Secrets” from Our Beloved Ones Lion Eater “Holy Flesh” from Limestone Bad Fate “Mongrel Man” from Olympic City
LIVE: James Rabbit
Nice Try “Teen Fiction” from Convinced Arjuna Genome “Digital Days Before the Brain” from The Universe is Blinking Secret Colors “The Elephant” from Confusion Control Amanda X “You, Again” from Ruin the Moment The Sarcastic Dharma Society “Empathy” from Live at Laughing Horse
the first is local FORREST CONIFER. playing acoustic guitar songs. this was the first sort of public performance, so look out for more! you can keep track here.
the second band, LITTLE CHILD MAN, is from los angeles area. they play some pretty groovy synthy rocky stuff. they’re doing a tour up to washington state in a few days. you can find some songs and show dates here.
Gentleman Surfer “Isle of Cats” from Blalks Wide Streets “Oh Brother!” from little babies Huge Face “Break the Hearts of Summer” from Huge Face 3dCosby “Way Like Butter” from Satan’s Secret
LIVE: Forrest Conifer
Cartoon Monster “im home” from warm Go Cozy “Fruit Flies” from Glimmer Gorgeous Bully “I’m a Little Worried” from Bullring Keith! Party “Batcave” from It’s A Mega World!! JANG “Switzerland” from 28 Motel Mattress “Ultrastructure” from Megachurch Sweet Dreams “In No Home” from Science Fiction is Dead Breathing Light “Friends (Pansy)” from It. EP
LIVE: Little Child Man
Cold Warps “Let’s Just Fun” from Endless Bummer Hot Fruit “Falling off the Grid” from That’s Cute ! That’s Weird ! That’s Fucked Up ! Thunderwerld “Planetarium” from Big Waves
had the band GLOWY come down from san francisco to play live. the three-piece noisy rock band stopped on their way to play a park show in los angeles on july 4th.
for some real bummer reason the recording of the show was broken up into a bunch of pieces and there are a few chunks missing towards the beginning of the second hour. sorry some of the live songs got cut off. but you can hear most of them! and they are great!
Dark Warble “Hex Dream” from Moon In Trouble Xina Xurner “Start From Zero” from DIE Diane “AGORAPHOBIA” from Split Tour Demo Big Mess “Si Se Puede” from Big Mess Wringer “Mammoth Cave pt. II” from Bullfighter Practice “Map View / Hidden Entrance” from Public Relations Act on Ice Dig Safe “The Tower and the Hanged Man” from Dig Safe Highq “Best Friend” from Be Side Beach Volleyball “Contack” from Power Cuts/First Floor Lube “Building Bombs With Mom” from Nude Demon People’s Palms “Swimmer” from Memory’s Arc Stillsuit “9” from Isolated Now Waves Tape Rozwell Kid “Rocket” from Rozwell Kid
Bad Cello “Safe Side” from Finna Tight Bros “Karaoke Night” from Art School Girls Frankie Cosmos “Bow in Nude” from DADDY COOL Acid Fast “Old Ideas” from Split with Yi Scandaliz Vandalistz “Little Brains” from Home to Roost El Hollin’ “Separated Islands” from Hurry Up Already Poppy Nigel Read “Projection Spoof” from Pen Pal Pernicious Krill “Infinite Power” from Lucky Leaves Cousin Brian “Tired” from First The Orange Apples “I Made A Mistake” from Cry Baby Dumpster Burger “Crusty Cats” from Hairy, Nasty and Brutish Brave Radar “Cool Comet” from Compilation No.2 Free Cake For Every Creature “Your Face is Birthday Cake” from Shitty Beginnings Happy Jawbone Family Band “She Died From A Snowflake at 3am” from A Happy Jawbone Family X-Mas Gift to You, 2011: Operation Ho! Ho! Ho!
Wave Envy “I don’t Mind” from Yes, Let’s Hex Partners “Mesozoic Death Trip” from Hex Partners Punishment “Henchman John” from Not Natural or Beautiful Cats In The Basement “Peanutbutter” from Doo Bee Doo La Dee Day Dum Be Dum Drink Your Blood Filthy Liars “If All Else Fails (Cry and Cry Again)” from If All Else Fails (Cry and Cry Again) Mogli and the Dirty Sisters “I Love This Horse” from Feral Feelings Pitchouse “Thebes” from Pitchouse
Woolworm “Woolworm” from No Caps Get Mom “Mincing Around” from Get Mom! Mormon Crosses “Marked Tricks” from Ash & Temple Yes Bear “Reckless” from ITEMS Noel’le Longhaul & Jess X Chen “Unmarked Graves” from The Listening and the Letting Go Mourning Dove “Mourning Dove” from Mourning Dove