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Mayhem 2011

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Mayhem 1
3PM
Art Lande
Mayhem 2
Mayhem 3
Mayhem 4
Mayhem 5
Mayhem 6
Mayhem 7
Mayhem 8
Mayhem 9
Mayhem 10
Mayhem 11
Mayhem 12
Mayhem 13
Mayhem 14
Mayhem 15
Mayhem 16
Mayhem 17
Mayhem 18
Mayhem 19
Mayhem 20
Mayhem 21
Mayhem 22
Mayhem 23
Mayhem 24
10PM
Albini
Mayhem 25
Mayhem 26
Mayhem 27
Mayhem 28
6PM
NWOWTFM
Mayhem 29
Mayhem 30
Mayhem 31
Junehem 1
Junehem 2
Junehem 3
Junehem 4
Junehem 5

Short descriptions of Mayhem Specials

Art Lande

Sunday, Mayhem 1 3:00pm — 6:00pm   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 1 3:PM to 5:PM
: Hosted by Page of Wands Improvisational sounds on piano and other instruments from former Bay Area jazz great , now of Boulder, Colorado.

Doing it to Death

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

Tuesday Mayhem 3 12:AM to 12:AM
Doing it to Death: hosted by Spliff Skankin, Infinity Wipes, Kevin O'Dante, others.
All James Brown all the time and related family.

Ann Arbor's Grab Bag of Toe Tapping Mayhem

Wednesday, Mayhem 4 6:00am — 11:00am   ·   Full details...

Wednesday Mayhem 4 6:AM to 10:AM
Ann Arbor's Grab Bag of Toe Tapping Mayhem

The Captains Treasure Trove of Childrens Favorites

Wednesday, Mayhem 4 2:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

Wednesday Mayhem 4 2:PM to 6:PM
The Captains Treasure Trove of Childrens Favorites: Hosted by Capt Jack

Cardiacs: Kiss the Big Ugly Shark

Thursday, Mayhem 5 6:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 5 6:PM to 10:PM
Cardiacs: Kiss the Big Ugly Shark. Hosted by Austin Space and Moe! Staiano If Frank Zappa's 1988 ensemble was proclaimed as the "best band you've never heard of", then England's Cardiacs have an entire career of adventerous, edgy, complex music that most of us have never heard of.

Feel the [backklash]

Thursday, Mayhem 5 10:00pm — Friday, Mayhem 6 12:00am   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 5 10:PM to 12:AM
Feel the [backklash]
Hosted by Cadillac Margarita. A zine revolution hosted by Cadillac Margarita & Pete Beat. Topics may include but will not be limited to : the local disco scene, rocknroll conspiracies, blogs versus zines, selections from the "KFJC vault" and ummm sexy recipes??

Black Artists Group Part 1

Friday, Mayhem 6 10:00am — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 6 10:AM to 2:PM
Black Artists Group Part 1: Hosted by Goodwrench

The Fugs: Slurpings at the Narthex

Friday, Mayhem 6 7:00pm — Saturday, Mayhem 7 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 6 7:PM to 2:AM
The Fugs: Slurpings at the Narthex:
Hosted by Nancy Reagan from 7:PM to10:PM
Hosted by DJ Bobo Z and Ann Arbor from 10PM to 2:AM
This is a retrospective showcasing the work of the Fugs in memoriam Tuli Kupferberg.

Jazz Guitarists Across the (Fret)board

Saturday, Mayhem 7 12:00pm — 4:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 7 12:PM to 3:PM
Hosted by Page of Wands
Fat tones from a range of superb but lesser-known masters of the lap piano. We'll hear Jimmy Bruno, Joe Diorio and Ted Greene, plus feature Bay Area guitarists Andre Bush, Carlos Olivera, Mimi Fox and Danny Caron. And many others!

Zum Thing Special

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

Saturday Mayhem 7 3:PM to 6:PM
Hosted by Max Level Spotlight on the label out of the East Bay, with releases by Sea Scouts, Core of the Coalman, Abe Vigoda, High Castle, KIT, the Lowdown, and others too numerous to list. Label founder George Chen will be on hand, plus interviews with artists and giveaways for listeners.

We Love You, You Big Dummy: Captain Beefheart Memorial Part 1

Saturday, Mayhem 7 6:00pm — Sunday, Mayhem 8 1:00am   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 7 6:PM to Midnight
Hosted by Terry Tyke 6:PM to 9:PM
Hosted by Art Crimes 9:PM to Midnight
6 hours of Captain Beefheart: music, interviews and other memorial mayhem presented by an intrepid team of KFJC staff, listeners and veterans: Terry Tyke, Art Crimes, Ann Arbor, Bobo Z and Max Level.

We Love You, You Big Dummy: Captain Beefheart Memorial Part 2

Sunday, Mayhem 8 3:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 8 3:PM to 10:PM
Hosted by Ann Arbor and Bobo Z 3:PM to 7:PM
Hosted by Max Level 7:PM to 10:PM
7 hours of Captain Beefheart: music, interviews and other memorial mayhem presented by an intrepid team of KFJC staff, listeners and veterans: Terry Tyke, Art Crimes, Ann Arbor, Bobo Z and Max Level.

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Monday, Mayhem 9 2:00pm — 6:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 9 at 2:PM to 6:PM Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
Guest CUTSO, DJ extroardinaire joins MSTIZA for a sit and spin!

Music from Iceland - More than Bjork

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

Monday Mayhem 9 7:PM to 10:PM
Music from Iceland - More than Bjork
Hosted by Cousin Mary

Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!!

Tuesday, Mayhem 10 10:00am — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 10 10:AM to 2:PM Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!!
Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!! Hosted by Rocket J. Squirrel

Pow! Magazine Anthology Part 1

Tuesday, Mayhem 10 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 10 7:PM to 11:PM
Pow! Magazine Anthology Part 1
Hosted by SAL9000 & Dennis Gonzales

Ann Arbor's Grab Bag of Toe Tapping Mayhem

Wednesday, Mayhem 11 6:00am — 11:00am   ·   Full details...

Wednesday Mayhem 11 6:AM to 10:AM Ann Arbor's Grab Bag of Toe Tapping Mayhem
Hosted by Ann Arbor

Silver Bullet Jubilee

Wednesday, Mayhem 11 2:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

Wednesday Mayhem 11 2:PM to 6:PM
Silver Bullet Jubilee
Hosted by Dominic Trix
25 years of Dominic Trix BS

Eurovision Song Mayhem 2011

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

Thursday Mayhem 12 10:AM to 2:PM Eurovision Song Mayhem 2011
Hosted by Sir Cumference

Black Twilight Circle / Black Thursday

Thursday, Mayhem 12 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 12 7:PM to 10:PM
Black Twilight Circle / Black Thursday
Hosted by Justin Outlier

Steel City Techno Part 1

Friday, Mayhem 13 10:00pm — Saturday, Mayhem 14 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 13 10:PM to 2:AM Steel City Techno Part 1
Hosted by Goodwrench

Battle of the Surf Bands

Saturday, Mayhem 14 1:00pm — 5:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 14 1:PM to 5:PM Battle of the Surf Bands
"The Battle of the Surf Bands" Hosted by Cousin Mary
Fifth in a series of celebrations of live surf music where fans can gather to check out new talent and old favorites. Doors open at Noon and music starts at 1PM. $10 admission to benefit KFJC.

Nuclear War Now!

Saturday, Mayhem 14 6:00pm — Sunday, Mayhem 15 4:00am   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 14 6:PM to 3:AM
Nuclear War Now!
Hosted by Number 6
Underground black and death metal featured on world-renown local label Nuclear War Now! with guest Yosuke and live performances from:
9pm
10:30pm
12am

Fiesta Patronales

Sunday, Mayhem 15 12:00pm — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 15 12:PM to 3:PM
Fiesta Patronales
Hosted by Infinetly Wipes The Fiestas patronales ("patronage festivals" in English) are yearly celebrations held in countries influenced by Spanish culture.

Pale Chalice & Pandiscordian Necrogenesis

Sunday, Mayhem 15 7:00pm — Monday, Mayhem 16 2:00am   ·   Full details...

Sunday May 15 from 7:PM
Number Six hosts live on KFJC.

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Monday, Mayhem 16 2:00pm — 6:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 16 at 2:PM to 6:PM
Last Night a DJ Saved My Life

Join MSTIZA as veteran hip-hop radio DJ and the extended Hip Hop Slam crew for a improvised turntablist live beats n scratch session with such turntablists as , , , , , and . Beats and drum programming by percussion will be Dawgisht with live drumming/electronic percussion by . There will also be some additional special guests stopping by for this special turntablist themed special live broadcast.

Six Strings in Stereo: The Double Lead Guitar Special

Monday, Mayhem 16 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 16 7:PM to 10:PM Six Strings in Stereo: The Double Lead Guitar Special
Hosted by Pete Dixon, Earl Grey, & Joe Shlabotnik
The primal aesthetic of "2 guitars, bass, and drums" still holds sway with the great majority of most rock outfits. However, what to do when the abilities (and/or egos) of both guitarists threaten the treasured dynamic of rhythm + lead? Result: Two lead guitarists!

Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!!

Tuesday, Mayhem 17 10:00am — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 17 10:AM to 2:PM Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!!
Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!! Hosted by Rocket J. Squirrel

Name That Game: Round 1

Tuesday, Mayhem 17 6:00pm — 8:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 17 6:PM to 7:PM
Name That Game: Round 1
Hosted by HackersMuse
HackersMuse hosts musical Mayhem games, bringing you an eclectic selection of songs from, and inspired by, video games. Put your 1337 gamer knowledge to the test and call in to for fabulous loot!

Pow! Magazine Anthology Part 2

Tuesday, Mayhem 17 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 17 7:PM to 11:PM
Pow! Magazine Anthology Part 2
Hosted by SAL9000 & Dennis Gonzales.

Ann Arbor's Grab Bag of Toe Tapping Mayhem

Wednesday, Mayhem 18 6:00am — 11:00am   ·   Full details...

Wednesday Mayhem 18 6:AM to 10:AM Ann Arbor's Grab Bag of Toe Tapping Mayhem
Hosted by Ann Arbor

Jack Webb 2.0 : Webb in SF

Wednesday, Mayhem 18 10:00am — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Wednesday May 18 at 10:AM to 2:PM
Jack Webb 2.0 : Webb in SF
Hosted by J. Edward Dick
Webb in SF will include shows not played in last year?s Jack Webb special and recording not in the KGO archives nor in the Bay Area Radio Museum.

Built for Speed

Wednesday, Mayhem 18 2:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

Wednesday Mayhem 18 2:PM to 6:PM
Built for Speed
Hosted by Dominic Trix
78 rpm chirpin burnouts!

Six Strings in Stereo: The Double Lead Guitar Special part 2

Thursday, Mayhem 19 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 19 7:PM to 10:PM
Six Strings in Stereo: The Double Lead Guitar Special part 2
Hosted by Pete Dixon, Earl Grey, & Joe Shlabotnik
The primal aesthetic of "2 guitars, bass, and drums" still holds sway with the great majority of most rock outfits. However, what to do when the abilities (and/or egos) of both guitarists threaten the treasured dynamic of rhythm + lead? Result: Two lead guitarists!

Black Artists Group Part 2

Friday, Mayhem 20 10:00am — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 20 10:AM to 2:PM
Black Artists Group Part 2
Hosted by Goodwrench

Foothill Music Technology

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

Friday Mayhem 20 7:PM to 10:PM
Foothill Music Technology
Foothill Music Technology: Hosted by George Spelvin

Egg Baby Club

Friday, Mayhem 20 10:00pm — Saturday, Mayhem 21 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 20 10:PM to 2:AM
Egg Baby Club
Hosted by Tarantula

Soundbytes from Hell V3 - From Ear to Eternity

Saturday, Mayhem 21 12:00pm — 4:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 21 12:PM to 3:PM
Soundbytes from Hell V3 - From Ear to Eternity
Hosted by Austin Space
Join Austin Space as he treads water through three hours of countless ear dribbles of what has been said with two lips or more on radio, TV, and screen. Glue yourself to your chair and sit back and think about the Empire with a smile as you try to recall.

Spring Reverb

Saturday, Mayhem 21 3:00pm — 9:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 21 3:PM to 9:PM
Spring Reverb
Spring Reverb, six sold hours of nothing but surf! Bathe yourself in waters of reverb and twang.
Hosted by Cousin Mary and Surfer Rosa.

Pumpkinhead: The End of Time - From 2012 to The Rapture

Saturday, Mayhem 21 9:00pm — Sunday, Mayhem 22 4:00am   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 21 9:PM to 3:AM
Pumpkinhead: The End of Time - From 2012 to The Rapture
Hosted by Phineas Narco and JC Clone

A Night and Day of the Sun

Sunday, Mayhem 22 3:00am — Monday, Mayhem 23 1:00am   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 22 3:AM to 12:AM
A Night and Day of the Sun
Hosted by Spliff Skankin, Jazz Collective, and others

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Monday, Mayhem 23 2:00pm — 6:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 23 at 2:PM to 6:PM
Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
San Jose's own joins MSTIZA as a guest for another round of Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

High Fidelity Road Atlas

Monday, Mayhem 23 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 23 7:PM to 10:PM
High Fidelity Road Atlas
Hosted by Art Crimes

BD70:Too Personal a Tale

Tuesday, Mayhem 24 6:00am — 11:00am   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 24 6:AM to 10:AM
BD70:Too Personal a Tale
Hosted by Kevin O'Dante

Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF

Tuesday, Mayhem 24 10:00am — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 24 10:AM to 2:PM
Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF
Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!! Hosted by Rocket J. Squirrel

Name That Game: Round 2

Tuesday, Mayhem 24 6:00pm — 8:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 24 6:PM to 7:PM
Name That Game: Round 2
Hosted by
HackersMuse hosts musical Mayhem games, bringing you an eclectic selection of songs from, and inspired by, video games. Put your 1337 gamer knowledge to the test and call in to for fabulous loot!

Radiodrome without a Home

Tuesday, Mayhem 24 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 24 7:PM to 10PM
Radiodrome without a Home
Hosted by Cynthia Lombard and Dj Schmeejay

Albini

Tuesday, Mayhem 24 10:00pm — Wednesday, Mayhem 25 2:00am   ·   Full details...

Tuesday May 24 at 10:PM
Albini
Hosted by Niles Simms and Surfer Rosa
The works and efforts of the great producer and musician Steve Albini

Ann Arbor's Grab Bag of Toe Tapping Mayhem

Wednesday, Mayhem 25 6:00am — 11:00am   ·   Full details...

Wednesday Mayhem 25 6:AM to 10:AM
Ann Arbor's Grab Bag of Toe Tapping Mayhem
Hosted by Ann Arbor

Dick on Screen

Wednesday, Mayhem 25 12:00pm — 2:00pm   ·   Full details...

Wednesday May 25 at NOON
Anime and Asian pop culture are the topics as guest talks about on Dick on Screen at noon

Rampage Waves

Wednesday, Mayhem 25 2:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

Wednesday Mayhem 25 2:PM to 6:PM
Rampage Waves
Hosted by Dominic Trix
A look into the vast history of the worlds longest running metal show "Rampage Radio" which aired on KUSF. DJ's, guests, and music.

Happy 50th Birthday, Arhoolie Records

Thursday, Mayhem 26 6:00am — 11:00am   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 26 6:AM to 10:AM
Happy 50th Birthday, Arhoolie Records
Hosted by Pax Humana & Cousin Mary

Sample the wealth of recordings that Arhoolie Records has produced over the last 50 years including blues, country, jazz, Mexican, and at 8:30 AM, interview with Chris Strachwitz, founder of Arhoolie Records.

La Familia Jimenez

Thursday, Mayhem 26 10:00am — 12:00pm   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 26 10:AM to NOON
La Familia Jimenez
Hosted by Art Crimes
Following on from the preceding Arhoolie special, Art Crimes will highlight three artists from Arhoolie's catalog: Santiago Jim?nez Sr. and his sons, Santiago Jim?nez Jr., and Leonardo "Flaco" Jim?nez, all three of them known as button accordion masters from San Antonio, Texas

Some Junk in The Trunk

Thursday, Mayhem 26 10:00pm — Friday, Mayhem 27 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Thursday Mayhem 26 10:PM to 2:AM
Some Junk in The Trunk
Hosted by Cadillac Margarita and Goodwrench
A musical examination of America ?s love affair with fast food.

Teiji Ito : International Experimentation and Downtown Music

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

Friday Mayhem 27 7:PM to 10:PM
Teiji Ito : International Experimentation and Downtown Music
Hosted by Pete Dixon and Anoush Ella
With only one album of his theater music having been released at the time of his death in 1982, this special will trace the creative legacy of Teiji Ito (1935-1982).

Steel City Techno Part 2

Friday, Mayhem 27 10:00pm — Saturday, Mayhem 28 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Friday Mayhem 27 10:PM to 2:AM
Steel City Techno Part 2
Hosted by Goodwrench

Bathysphere

Saturday, Mayhem 28 12:00pm — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 28 12:PM to 3:PM
Bathysphere
Hosted by Thom Ankhs. Submerge yourself neck high in luscious cassette tape hissing waves from Asheville-based Bathetic Records. Thom Ankhs is your Ahab.

Sing For Your Supper: Sorry, No Seconds

Saturday, Mayhem 28 3:00pm — 7:00pm   ·   Full details...

Saturday Mayhem 28 3:PM to 6:PM
Sing For Your Supper: Sorry, No Seconds
Hosted by Curtis Kimby and Cadillac Margarita
To amuse, confuse, and horrify

NWOWTFM

Saturday, Mayhem 28 6:00pm — Sunday, Mayhem 29 12:00am   ·   Full details...

Saturday May 88 at 6:PM to Midnight
NWOWTFM
Hosted by Andee of and Number 6

And through this revolting graveyard of the universe the muffled, maddening beating of drums, and thin, monotonous whine of blasphemous flutes from inconceivable, unlighted chambers beyond Time; the detestable pounding and piping whereunto dance slowly, awkwardly, and absurdly the gigantic, tenebrous ultimate gods ? the blind, voiceless, mindless gargoyles whose soul is crawling chaos.

Day of the Dead

Sunday, Mayhem 29 12:00am — Monday, Mayhem 30 3:00am   ·   Full details...

Sunday Mayhem 29 12:AM to 2:AM Monday
Day of the Dead
Hosted by Goodwrench and others
They're dead, that's all

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Monday, Mayhem 30 2:00pm — 6:00pm   ·   Full details...

Monday Mayhem 30 at 2:PM to 6:PM
Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
will sit and spin with MSTIZA

Tales of the Eight Second Orchestra: The Mellotron Special Pt.9

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

Monday Mayhem 30 7:PM to 11:PM
Tales of the Eight Second Orchestra: The Mellotron Special Pt.9
Hosted by Pete Dixon, Earl Grey, & Joe Shlabotnik

Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!!

Tuesday, Mayhem 31 10:00am — 3:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 31 10:AM to 2:PM
Rocket's Weekly LIFT OFF !!!
Hosted by Rocket J. Squirrel

Sleeves on Hearts

Tuesday, Mayhem 31 7:00pm — 11:00pm   ·   Full details...

Tuesday Mayhem 31 7:PM to 10PM
Sleeves on Hearts
Hosted by Cynthia Lombard and DJ Irwin

You Dirty Horror

Tuesday, Mayhem 31 10:00pm — Wednesday, June 1 2:00am   ·   Full details...

Tuesday May 31 at 10:PM
Shuddering tremors of aural terror descending deep into unbounded darkness. Music from obscure movie soundtracks, scary ballads, audio tracks and interviews, including , Director of the Horror movie , and Joanna Angel adult film/horror actress.

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