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Short descriptions of Mayhem Specials

What is the Old, Weird America?

Thursday, Mayhem 1 1:00pm — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 1 1pm to 2pm What is the Old, Weird America? Longtime music critic and author Greil Marcus chats with Art Crimes for four consecutive Thursdays throughout Mayhem 2008.

Double Standards

Friday, Mayhem 2 4:00pm — 8:00pm   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 2 4pm to 8pm Double Standards Featuring 2 versions each of songs that are considered jazz standards. Have fun with musicians having fun with these tunes. Hear the infinite variety of improvisation in jazz and other genres as well....Hosted by Cousin Mary

The Sound of Machines Our Parents Used

Sunday, Mayhem 4 12:00am — 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 4 Midnight to 3am The Sounds of Machines Our Parents Used Electronic musicians love their kit, whether it be a bevy of ancient Roland X0X boxes, a Moog modular, or a laptop loaded with the latest bells and whistles.....Hosted by Goodwrench

Heathen Helm Radio, Part 1 of 3

Sunday, Mayhem 4 3:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 4 3pm to 7pm Heathen Helm Radio, Part 1 of 3 Let us contemplate the mysteries of Life, Death, and the nature of the Gods..... Hosted by Will Helm

Doing it to Death

Tuesday, Mayhem 6 12:00am — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 6 Midnight to Midnight
Doing it to Death
The second annual James Brown birthday special. Hosted by Spliff Skankin, KJ Dweller, Mr. Lucky, Ricky Vincent, Funky Man, and others.

Exhuming the Freshly Dug Grave of Pretty Polly

Thursday, Mayhem 8 12:00pm — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 8 Noon to 2pm
Old Weird America Exhumes the Freshly Dug Grave of Pretty Polly Pretty Polly: victim, or temptress? William: serial killer, or vigilante? Examine the evidence once again with private investigators Greil Marcus, Rennie Sparks of the Handsome Family. Hosted by Art Crimes.

New York Noise: The Bohemian Living Museum *postponed*

Friday, Mayhem 9 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

**postponed** Friday Mayhem 9 7pm to 11pm New York Noise: The Bohemian Living Museum Retroactively consider the music, art and anarchy from the NY Underground 1978-1988. Immersions into hip hop, punk, free jazz, experimental sounds and art from MARS, DNA, Steve Buscemi, ESG, Jim Jarmusch, Afrika Bambaata, Glenn Branca, Suicide, Basquiat...Hosted by Maybelline

Rhythm of the Rails

Saturday, Mayhem 10 9:00am — 12:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 10 9am to Noon Rhythm of the Rails May 10, 2008 is National Train Day! What better way to celebrate than this program featuring music inspired by trains? ...Hosted by Cousin Mary

Kraut-Hop : German hip-hop music from Fettes Brot to Dynamite D

Saturday, Mayhem 10 12:00pm — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 10 Noon to 3pm Kraut-Hop : German hip-hop music from Fettes Brot to Dynamite Deluxe All German language hip hop. Hosted by Johnny Darko

Coolsville: the Henry Mancini Special

Saturday, Mayhem 10 7:00pm — Monday, Mayhem 12 2:21pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday May 10 7pm to 11pm Coolsville: the Henry Mancini Special Highlights from the golden age of Henry Mancini, composer/arranger/ conductor of film scores (Charade, Molly Maguires, Breakfast at Tiffany?s, High Time, Sometimes a Great Notion...Hosted by Gallium Arsenide and Mitch Lemay

Acid Burns Los Altos Hills Part 1 of 3

Saturday, Mayhem 10 11:00pm — Sunday, Mayhem 11 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 10 11pm to 3am Acid Burns Los Altos Hills Part 1 of 3 The Roland TB-303 Bassline was a product introduced in 1982 as a bass line generator to accompany budding guitar heroes or one-man-band types. It was a dismal failure at its intended purpose, and thus languished in pawn shops and junk stores until rediscovered.......Hosted by Goodwrench

Heathen Helm Radio, Part 2 of 3

Sunday, Mayhem 11 3:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 11 3pm to 7pm Heathen Helm Radio, Part 2 of 3 Let us contemplate the mysteries of Life, Death, and the nature of the Gods.... Hosted by Will Helm

Pulling Out All the Stops: Hot Hands On My Organ

Monday, Mayhem 12 10:00am — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 12 10am to 2pm Pulling Out All the Stops: hot hands On My Organ Organs of all shapes and sizes flaunting knobs you pull for exquisite organ pleasures. An intensely gripping exploration into organ apparatuses & the piping hot sounds they produce....Hosted by Guy Montag

Applying The Principles Of The Jazz Dialectic: An Aural History of the Vandermark 5

Tuesday, Mayhem 13 10:00am — 4:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 13 10am to 4pm Applying The Principles Of The Jazz Dialectic: An aural history of the Vandermark 5 and their relentless pursuit of new musical languages Through his efforts as a performer, composer, leader, and organizer, 1999 MacArthur Fellows selection, Ken Vandermark, has been exploring and working to expand the possibilities of jazz....Hosted by Thurston Hunger and Daryl Licht

Catch the Clap

Tuesday, Mayhem 13 10:00pm — Wednesday, Mayhem 14 2:00am   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 13 10pm to 2am Catch the Clap A loose history and tribute to the over-used and under appreciated synth clap. Hosted by Ms. Tiza and Guy Montag

Hard-Hearted Barbara Allen

Thursday, Mayhem 15 12:00pm — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 15 Noon to 2pm Hard-Hearted Barbara Allen Barbara Allen is among the most popular ballads in the English speaking world....Hosted by Art Crimes

Cool/Groove

Friday, Mayhem 16 6:00pm — 9:00pm   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 16 6pm to 9pm Cool/Groove Cinematic easy listening from the Italian soundtrack scene of the '60s-'70s....Hosted by Shawn Dupree

The Crooked Dance: a Tour through Bulgarian Dance Music

Friday, Mayhem 16 9:00pm — Sunday, Mayhem 18 12:59am   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 16 9pm to Midnight The Crooked Dance: a Tour through Bulgarian Dance Music This fast paced show will explore Bulgaria's provocative and unique traditional dance music, and how the music differs in each region of the country...Hosted by SAL 9000

Who Wrote That Song? The Cindy Walker Special

Saturday, Mayhem 17 12:00pm — 7:02pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 17 Noon to 7pm Who Wrote That Song...The Cindy Walker Special A rebroadcast of a 7 hour, 1997 Mayhem special. Featuring interviews with the late hall of fame songwriter Cindy Walker and music she wrote for everyone from Bob Wills to Perry Como...Hosted by Oscar Hox

Acid Burns Los Altos Hills Part 2 of 3

Sunday, Mayhem 18 12:00am — 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 18 Midnight to 3am Acid Burns Los Altos Hills Part 2 of 3 The Roland TB-303 Bassline was a product introduced in 1982 as a bass line generator to accompany budding guitar heroes or one-man-band types. It was a dismal failure at its intended purpose, and thus languished in pawn shops and junk stores until rediscovered.......Hosted by Goodwrench

Heathen Helm Radio, Part 3 of 3 **postponed**

Sunday, Mayhem 18 3:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

**postponed** Sunday Mayhem 18 3pm to 7pm Heathen Helm Radio, Part 1 of 3 Let us contemplate the mysteries of Life, Death, and the nature of the Gods..... Hosted by Will Helm

Eeyore's Corner: A Tribute

Monday, Mayhem 19 7:00pm — 10:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 19 7pm to 10pm Eeyore's Corner: A Tribute KFJC is like a family; we grieve when we lose a member. Eeyore was a valuable behind-the-scenes contributor and occasional DJ during the 90s...Hosted by Pete Dixon, Earl Grey and & T. Azimuth Schwitters

Persuasive Percussion

Tuesday, Mayhem 20 10:00am — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 20 10am to 2pm Persuasive Percussion: Jazz Kollectiv Edition A survey of the great drummers & percussionists of jazz, including some who were also great bandleaders and/or composers. Plus the Jazz Drum Megamix...Hosted by Cousin Mary & Art Crimes

Persuasive Percussion: Moby Toad da Vida, Baby! (The Classic Rock Drum Solo Megamix)

Tuesday, Mayhem 20 6:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 20 6pm to 7pm Persuasive Percussion: Moby Toad da Vida, Baby! Double Bass Drums! Cowbells! Rototoms! Just the solos, none of the annoying singing and guitars...Hosted by Art Crimes

Hop On The Monkey Bus

Tuesday, Mayhem 20 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 20 7pm to 11pm Hop On The Monkey Bus The awesome majesty of The Monkey Power Trio. They play together only one day a year, composing the songs right there and then, recording the results, and releasing the best of it. On vinyl no less. Hosted by Max Level.

That Bad Man, Stagolee

Thursday, Mayhem 22 12:00pm — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 22 Noon to 2pm That Bad Man, Stagolee OK, Shaft was a bad motha? (shut your mouth) but he?s got nothing on Stagolee! Greil Marcus and Art Crimes hit the streets with this legendary gun-toting sharp dresser.

Baby, That is Rock and Roll: The Songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Thursday, Mayhem 22 7:00pm — 11:59pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 22 7pm to Midnight Baby, That is Rock and Roll: The Songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller If Elvis Presley had never heard a rhythm and blues sextet perform ?Hound Dog? in Las Vegas who knows if Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller would have been known as the biggest songwriting team of the post- WWII world....Hosted by John Goldfarb and Sluggo

Screaming Fields of Sonic Mayhem

Friday, Mayhem 23 2:00pm — 9:00pm   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 23 2pm to 9pm Screaming Fields of Sonic Mayhem A non linear account of Sonic Youth's 25 years of music making including side projects. A focus on rare live and recorded material...Hosted by Animal Gin

Oh Soooooo Gay! A Trans-Gender Bending Blast O' Queercore

Friday, Mayhem 23 9:00pm — Saturday, Mayhem 24 2:00am   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 23 9pm to 2am Oh Soooooo Gay! A Trans-Gender Bending Blast O' Queercore The Queerest of the Queer! Homo-core wet dream live on air! Pansy punk, lesbo lo-fi, bi-sexual synth, tranny new wave, disco dykes, queer pop & crunked out gay ghetto tech...Hosted by Guy Montag and Mon Chi Chi

Originations

Saturday, Mayhem 24 10:00am — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 24 10am to 2pm Originations Take a voyage to the motherland, Hawai'i, and feel the culture rumble under your feet. From early mele to the ki ho'alu renaissance, enjoy all that is ono about Hawaiian music. Kani ka pila! Hosted by Bump Analog

Cassette Culture Underground, Volume 2: The Japanese Edition

Saturday, Mayhem 24 2:00pm — 6:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 24 from 2-6:PM
Cassette Culture Underground,
Volume 2: The Japanese Edition

From the late '70s to the late '80s, cassettes were king. The cassette culture was in part an extension of the mail art movement, and owed much to the DIY ethic... Hosted by Nozmo King.

Tales from the 8-Second Orchestra, Part VIII:More Mellotron Mischief

Saturday, Mayhem 24 8:00pm — 11:59pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 24 8pm to Midnight Tales from the 8-Second Orchestra, part VIII:More Mellotron Mischief KFJC's intrepid mellotron fanatics have toiled long and hard to uncover yet more music featuring this unique and versatile analogue keyboard instrument....Hosted by Pete Dixon, Earl Grey & T. Azimuth Schwitters

Day of Dub

Sunday, Mayhem 25 12:00am — Monday, Mayhem 26 2:00am   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 25 Midnight to Monday 2am Day of Dub The Day of Dub is about Dub of all sorts, from the classic Reggae variety to industrial and electronic variants. Join us as KFJC DJs sort out the colossus that is dub... Hosted by various KFJC DJs

Infernal Blossoms: The Asphodel Records Special

Monday, Mayhem 26 10:00am — 4:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 26 10am to 4pm Infernal Blossoms: The Asphodel Records Special Conferring immortality to the hordes of fiendish performers offering the sweetest audio ambrosia, Asphodel's ongoing legacy permeates throughout San Francisco and beyond...Hosted by Guy Montag

Jogging In place: The Candy-Ass Special

Monday, Mayhem 26 7:00pm — 10:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 26 7pm to 10pm Jogging In place: The Candy-Ass Special Music you love to hate. music you hate to love. three hours of often cringe-worthy poptastic hits, rated by your hosts using seventeen carefully-honed evaluation categories in order to determine their vote for the most candy-assed song of all time. A bit of light-hearted fun, with guilty pleasures galore!...Hosted by Pete Dixon, Earl grey & T.Azimuth Schwitters

More BEAF- Audio/Video Highlights from the Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival, 2008

Tuesday, Mayhem 27 7:00pm — 10:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 27 7pm to 10pm More BEAF- Audio/Video Highlights from the Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival, 2008 Now celebrating its fifth year, the Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival (BEAF) features a compelling roster of international, national, and regional artists. Hosted by nic Electro.

Double Down: A retrospective of BLACKJACK Records

Tuesday, Mayhem 27 10:00pm — Wednesday, Mayhem 28 2:00am   ·   Full details...

Tuesday May 27 10pm to 2am Double Down: A retrospective of BLACKJACK Records A retrospective of Blackjack records....Hosted by Ms. Tiza

Yodel Weird America

Thursday, Mayhem 29 12:00pm — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 29 12 noon to 2pm Yodel Weird America All yodeling, all the time: Sister acts, sad cowboys, and that lonely goatherd. Ode lay-ee! Hosted by Art Crimes

With Malice Aforethought

Friday, Mayhem 30 7:00pm — 11:59pm   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 30 7pm to Midnight With Malice Aforethought Some covers are a tip of the hat to, or an embellishment of the original tune, others are a hatchet job. This special is devoted to those others, whether the damage was unintentional, or, as the title says, with malice aforethought?Hosted by Goodwrench

24-Hours of Live Drone

Saturday, Mayhem 31 12:01am — 11:59pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 31 from Midnight to Midnight
24-Hours of Live Drone
KFJC presents the most ambitious live mic to date: 24-Hours of continuous drone performances, with absolutely no interruptions, live and direct from the KFJC Pit. Hosted by Nozmo King.

Acid Burns Los Altos Hills Part 3 of 3

Sunday, June 1 12:00am — 2:59am   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 32 Midnight to 3am Acid Burns Los Altos Hills Part 3 of 3 The Roland TB-303 Bassline was a product introduced in 1982 as a bass line generator to accompany budding guitar heroes or one-man-band types. It was a dismal failure at its intended purpose, and thus languished in pawn shops and junk stores until rediscovered.......Hosted by Goodwrench

Night and Day of the Sun

Sunday, June 1 3:00am — Monday, June 2 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 32 3am to 3am Night and Day of the Sun KFJC"s annual special featuring the music of Sun Ra for 24 hours. Host by Cujo and others.

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