Host Doug Ford broadcast a great edition of the Drastic Plastic Program on CKUT FM this past Monday as he perfectly tied in the upcoming appearance of the legendary Roky Ericson as part of Pop Montreal with some cool garage rock psychedelia infused tunes. Here is what was played with some of his comments on his selections. Remember that you can always listen to any show at the CKUT archives.
- Awesome Color – s/t – Ridin’ (is it Iggy ?? ! )
Pop Montreal Festival is excited to welcome legendary 60’s psych-garage icon Roky Erickson from 13th Floor Elevators who makes a very rare live appearance. First time outside of his home state of Texas in over 20 years, Roky plays live with the Explosives following a screening of Keven McAlestar’s bio film on his life called: "You’re Gonna Miss Me "
- 13th Floor Elevators – Psychedelic Sounds of… – Your’e Gonna Miss Me
- The Seeds – the Seeds – Pushin’ too Hard
- Hangman – 7" – Faces
- Shadows of Knight – Psychotic Reaction – Double Decker Bus
The return of Aussie pioneer punks Radio Birdman! Welcome back Dennis Tek and Rob Younger..
- Radio Birdman – Zeno Beach – We’ve Come So Far
Recorded by Steve Albini and has that same Jesus Lizard punch … welcome..
- The Cougars – Pillow Talk – Who’s Got the Sniff?
Pop Montreal Festival welcomes as part of the Future of Music Policy Summit Conference, guest speaker David Byrne of Talking Heads fame. Once regarded as Rock’s Renaissance man, Byrne always had an eye and ear for the future tense. This recording is a spoken word piece with his projections for the future. Recorded in 1985, see how much is so true !!
- David Byrne – The Knee Plays – In the Future
Pop Montreal Festival welcomes Tucson Arizona’s Howe Gelb and Giant Sand to play Saturday Oct. 7. Here are a couple of personal favourites
- Giant Sand – Chore of Enchantment – Shiver
- Giant Sand – Glum – Yer Ropes
Don’t forget that Rock and Roll Report Radio will be hitting the airwaves again on Monday, October 9th, 2006 from 10:00 – 11:00 PM EST on CKUT FM so tune in if you can!