Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Holiday Hub 2012

Holiday Hub. The Hub Radio Show for Monday December 17, 2012. View the completely festive playlist for 12/17/12 (CLICK HERE)

Jingle Jangle with Los Campesinos!, Flow Machines, Diamond Rugs, Wayfarer, Deep Sea Diver, Andrew Bird and others.

Have a virtual nog at www.KXCI.org

Many thanks to the KXCI staff and fellow volunteers who work like crazy to keep this radio station on the air.

Tom found the mask in a Goodwill bin and smuggled it back home. He and his brother Bob built the derby racer and painted it with Mom's fingernail polish. He could barely see with the mask on and liked it that way. Later...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Transcend Something

Transcend Something. The Hub Radio Show for Monday December 10, 2012. View the completely colated playlist for 12/10/12 (CLICK HERE)
Songs of interest Delicate Steve, Kaki King, Chilly Gonzales, Dana Falconberry, Martha Wainwright, Beach House, and you know.

Online auction www.KXCI.org

Always dig the tunes www.Soundcloud.com

Pieces Of Tim.  Tim was a rounder and a bounder and a railroad man. He wore his socks of glory with abounding grace. A glove for him, a leaf for her. Later...

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Electrical Soil In Which The Spirit Lives

The Electrical Soil In Which The Spirit Lives. The Hub Radio Show for Monday December 3, 2012. View the completely sprouted playlist for 12/3/12 (CLICK HERE)

Get your groove on with T. Rex Vs. KCRW Soundclash, Bondax, Kwes., Lana Del Rey, Slugabed and them.

Online Holiday auction www.KXCI.org

The Soundcloud experience www.Soundcloud.com

Mask Dance
They rehearsed in an abandoned warehouse downtown. The dance was freeform and pithy. On the night of the performance, the director handed out gas masks. All but one survived. Later...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Awake From Your Conjoined Slumber

Awake From Your Conjoined Slumber. The Hub Radio show for Monday November 26, 2012. View the completely somnambulant playlist for 11/26/12 (CLICK HERE)

We nodded in total agreement with Lana Del Rey, MS MR, Mogwai, Kid Smpl, Lasorda, Lindstrom and you know.

Restful respite www.KXCI.org

Soundcloud page to listen www.Soundcloud.com

Smokey Om
A life in the great outdoors was in theory a pastoral stroll in the park. Smokey started to feel the tension build in his left shoulder and soon it became a knot the size of a grapefruit. Later...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Sorry, I'm A Vegetarian

Sorry, I'm A Vegetarian. The Hub Radio Show for Monday November 19, 2012. View the completely vegan playlist for 11/19/12 (CLICK HERE)

The notes stuffed inside songs inside albums Andy Burrows, School Of Seven Bells, Soley, El Perro Del Mar, Denison Witmer, San Cisco

A Welcome warming embrace www.KXCI.com

Soundcloud page www.Soundcloud.com

King and Crown

The Kingfisher nested in the miniature crown not to mate but to gloat. He cawed his call to anyone within earshot to boast of his new perch. Never a thought for the gilded cage that would hold him till his last gasp. Later...

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

On The Bus Or Off The Bus

You Are Either On the Bus or Off the Bus. The Hub Radio Show for Monday November 12, 2012. View the completely trippy playlist for 11/12/12 (CLICK HERE)
Hippiefest 2012 soundtracked by Lou Reed, Johnny Winter And, Ram Jam, Deep Purple, Blodwyn Pig, Andy Pratt and on.

Jump in the river of info www.KXCI.org

Visit my Soundcloud page here

Kestrel Heart
The Great Bandini had a pair of trained sparrow hawks. The replica human heart seemed to float in space and the birds came out of thin air to consume it.  The trick never ended.  Later...

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Cold Coffee

Cold Coffee. The Hub Radio Show for Monday November 5, 2012. View the completely functional playlist for 11/5/12 (CLICK HERE)

Cool it on down with Submotion Orchestra, Martha Wainwright, Child Actor, Flume, Prince Rama and all.

Get with www.KXCI.org and know the good groove.

Visit my soundcloud page and hear the first hour of the show.

Jail Leggings
She wore the same black and whites as her friend Jennie. They posted pictures on the Facebook page. The ancient wood coffin seemed to float on the overseed rye grass and the sky was pink.  Later...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

You vs. Mother Nature

You vs. Mother Nature. The Hub Radio Show for Monday October 29, 2012. View the completely predictable playlist for 10/29/12 (CLICK HERE)

We weathered the storm with Bob Mould, Peace, Beloved Binge, Bleeding Rainbow, The Amazing, Tame Impala and more.

Which way the wind blows www.KXCI.org

Impression or Expression
Dave and Jimmy were the only ones there. No audience or crew. No formula and no electricity. No juice but plenty of power. Around the campfire making the tribe feel better about the hunger.  Later...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Probably Something Sarcastic

Probably Something Sarcastic. The Hub Radio Show for Monday October 22, 2012. View the completely contemptuous playlist for 10/22/12 (CLICK HERE)

Sardonic wit and biting reproach with The Sea and Cake, Pinback, Night Moves, Diamond Rings, Choir of Young Believers and the rest.

We'll be your stepping stone www.KXCI.org

 Purple Chevy

It was his brother Chuy's ride. Juan dressed in his Halloween costume and found the spare key hidden in a magnetic box attached to the engine block. He drank a bottle of Asti Spumante and drove to the old bridge. Later...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Profoundly Baffled

Profoundly Baffled. The Hub Radio Show for Monday October 15, 2012. View the completely perplexing playlist for 10/15/12 (CLICK HERE)
We scratched our head with Rah Rah, Jason Lytle, Yellow Ostrich, Choir Of Young Believers and more.

Always open www.KXCI.org

Rosehead brought a bouquet of bread to her house. He didn't know any better. The swallow followed him to the door and flew off to build a mud nest under the bridge. Later... 

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

The Moon Is Out In Day Time

The Moon Is Out In Day Time.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday October 8, 2012.  View the completely lunar playlist for 10/8/12 (CLICK HERE)
www.KXCI.org for the skinny

Heel Armstrong
He was the first dog on the moon.  Rambler stowed away when they were loading Apollo 11 and hoped out of the LEM as Armstrong was climbing back in.  No spacesuit needed.  Later...

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Skin In The Game

Skin In The Game.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday October 1, 2012. View the completely flinty playlist for 10/1/12 (CLICK HERE)
Music and mentions by The Heavy, Wax Tailor, alt-J, beats antique, Diamond Rings, How To Dress Well and the rest. See above link for entire listing.
www.KXCI.org is community radio in southern Arizona.
Take a ch-ch-ch-chance
Tommy was a fighter.  He lost more than he ever won, but he got up again.  The constant blows to his noggin left him passive; like a lobotomy too early in life.  The hat goes on the head. Later...

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Disembodied, But In A Good Way

Disembodied, but in a good way.  The Hub Radio show for Monday September 17, 2012.  View the completely truncated playlist for 9/17/12 (CLICK HERE)

Floating and and flitting with Django Django, Flying Lotus, Matthew Dear, Smoke & Jackal, Shuttle and more.

Fall pledge drive www.KXCI.org

Not Frida
"I am not Frida Kahlo,' Mary would quietly whisper when complete strangers would inquire.  She was flattered and all that, but c'mon already.  It didn't help she was also an artist and quite good at that.  Later...

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Get Your Groove Back

Get Your Groove Back. The Hub Radio Show for Monday September 10, 2012. View the completely routine playlist for 9/10/12 (CLICK HERE)

Harmonious organizations conducted by Passion Pit, The Cast Of Cheers, Niki & The Dove, Animal Collective, Tame Impala and more.

Community radio www.KXCI.org

Matthew Now
He built a Kingdom for a hat and then became the woman he knew he always was.  When Matthew placed the surprizingly light crown on his head a sea change took place.  A long hard road now seemed like the tip of a hat.  Later...

Tuesday, September 4, 2012


Marinated!  The Hub Radio Show for Monday September 3, 2012. View the completely laborious playlist for 9/3/12 (CLICK HERE)

We went 'Old School' for this late night pool party with The Sugarhill Gang, Tom Tom Club, Grandmaster Flash, Kurtis Blow, Afrika Bambaataa, Run DMC, Tone Loc and more.

KXCI is listener supported radio in Tucson Arizona www.KXCI.org

Hand-painted skull was at first macabre and now quaint. The snake around the eye was a group favorite. Ernesto had perfect teeth--almost too perfect. In life, his grin was never the picture of amusement, rather the start of a chain of events that ultimately brought sadness. Later...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

We're Not Gonna Take It!

We're Not Gonna Take It!  The Hub Radio Show for Monday August 27, 2012. View the completely righteous playlist for 8/27/12 (CLICK HERE)

We hitched a ride with Beach Day, Karen O, Best Coast, The New Pornographers, Thee Oh Sees, The Grates, Why?, Bombadil and more.

Become a member of the KXCI community of listeners www.KXCI.org

Pancho Presley 
Pancho was a huge fan of The King.  Not the later Vegas BS, but the real Sun Studios sound. He would sling on his bandoleers, fire up the golden skulls and rock that Henry like there was no tomorrow. Later...

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Celebrate 1972

Celebrate 1972. The Hub Radio Show for Monday August 20, 2012. To view the completely nostalgic playlist for 8/20/12 (CLICK HERE)  Music and magic with Steppenwolf , Blodwyn Pig, The Groundhogs, Group 1850, Neil Young, Love, The Flock and more.  KXCI celebrates 1972 this Saturday 8/25/12 at the Rialto go to www.KXCI.org for more info.
Bird Stamps
Steal our world for a movie OK. Steal us for a postage stamp?  We don't even use mail (although you never asked) and we certainly don't want to help you anymore.  Sorry to be bitter about this, but you are not helping us.  Best Regards, The Birds.  Later...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Fraught With Ambiguity

Fraught With Ambiguity. The Hub Radio Show for Monday August 13, 2012. View the completely vague playlist for 8/13/12 (CLICK HERE

We laughed and sang with Tilly and the Wall, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Tame Impala, Grizzly Bear, Cat Power, Wild Nothing

Feel the burn at www.KXCI.org

 Sheila liked to discipline her children in public, preferably in a crowded Walmart. The hairbrush was an old family heirloom. Her mother beat her with it in public. She kept the horsehair spanker in a ziplock bag to protect the real wood handle. Later... 

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Everythig You Know Is Wrong

Everything You Know Is Wrong.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday July 23, 2012. View the completely erroneous playlist for 7/23/12 (CLICK HERE)

Rote memory and recitation by Mission Of Burma, A Place To Bury Strangers, Ty Segall Band, A Lull, The Heavy, Pillowfight, Royal Teeth.

We know our way at www.KXCI.org

Original Octomom
She walked on gilded splinters and spilled the wine with Eric and War.  A pedicure took most of a good day and most days were not.  Either the curtains had to go or she did.  Like most good stories it was complicated.  Not really a smile, just squeezing one out.  Later...  

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Stop Going To Yoga

Stop Going To Yoga.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday July 16, 2012.  View the completly insistent playlist for 7/16/12 (CLICK HERE)

Close your eyes and breathe deeply with A Lull, Greencarpetedstairs, Purity Ring, Royal Teeth, So Many Dynamos, Soulsavers and others.

Be free at www.KXCI.org

The Hippies
They lived and loved like everyone else.  Family, friends, work and play. And then a savvy ad executive found a way to turn an earthy armpit into a silk purse. Maureen grew old and loved her children well.  Later...

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Explore, Reference, Recreate, Abandon

Explore, Reference, Recreate, Abandon.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday June 25, 2012.  View the completely cyclical playlist for 6/25/12 (CLICK HERE)

We fussed and fought with The Walkmen, Passion Pit, Grizzly Bear, Y La Bamba, Cat Power, Hot Chip and the rest.

Find cool, soothing relief at www.KXCI.org

Mort wore the TV glasses each and every day.  Sparked by the static electricity eminating from his bald dome, the specs broadcast a near contiuous stream of 50s black and white classics.  Sometimes he halucinated himself into the story.  Later...

Summer break--see you in a few.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Falling Out of Love

 Falling Out of Love.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday June 18, 2012.  View the completely melancoly playlist for 6/18/12 (CLICK HERE)

We huffed and puffed with Yeasayer, Icky Blossoms, Bear In Heaven, Blue Foundation, Cold Specks, Masha Qrella and the rest.

Live and let buy at the online auction www.KXCI.org

Crying Castle Hat
Hannah was a twin.  He older sister (by 2 minutes) died at birth but lived in Hannah's heart like a genetic condition.  She was sad most of the time and she was particularly sad on her birthday.  No amount of well-wishing or congratulations would snap her out of this perpetual funk.  Later...

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Unsung Hereos

Unsung Hereos.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday June 11, 2012.  View the completely forgotten playlist for 6/11/12 (CLICK HERE)

We bridged the gap with Bob WelchJo Jo Gunne, Rod Stewart, Peter Frampton, Robert Palmer, The Meters, Wishbone Ash, Flo & Eddie and others.

Online auction www.KXCI.org

Mystery Mom
Loves the prison tat and ain't afraid to leave an impression.  Her friend Laurie says she should be a bodybuilder or a wrestler or even box with that killer attitude.  Not smiling, clenching her ass cheeks together.  Later...

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Bring the Joy

Bring the Joy.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday June 4, 2012.  View the completely blissful playlist for 6/4/12 (CLICK HERE)

Dancing in the streets with Japandroids, PS I Love You, Crocodiles, Wax Idols, Friends, Ancient Astronauts, The Hundred In The Hands and more.

Live a better life at www.KXCI.org

Ear Stud
Michael was a model first and foremost.  As he became more involved in music, he decided to immortalize that commitment with ink on skin.  He was unaware of the old adage and as the ink penetrated the first few layers of dermal coating, his interest in notes and chords waned.  Later...  

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Footnotes of the Avenues

Footnotes of the Avenues.  The Hub Radio Show for Monday May 28, 2012. View the completely back pages playlist for 5/28/12 (CLICK HERE)

Music and mayhem with Speech Debelle, Cadence Weapon, El-P, Killer Mike, Ancient Astronauts, David Ramos, Sonnymoon, Crystal Fighters and more. Complete information www.KXCI.org

Mad Timmy Tigerboy
This was no ordinary tiger costume. Timmy found strength in this velveteen getup. No bedtime story, no warm milk just the tiger PJs and off to work. As sleep surrounded him, Timmy kicked and punched his dream foes like Bruce Lee in 'Enter The Dragon'.  Later...