Real People Real Radio
Tucson and Southern Arizona's Community Radio
Feb 17, 2022 10:00 PM – 11:55 PM
With Julio Peña
A weekly mix of punk, post-punk, noise rock and more!
It's Mid-February Already
Time sure flies when you're rocking out!
The Fall Mansion
This Nation's Saving Grace Beggars Banquet 1985
Hello once again.
Gary Numan Intruder N
Intruder BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd 2021
Despite being better known for New Wave hits "Cars" and "Are Friends Electric?", English musician Gary Numan has released a prolific body of work. On here - his 21st studio LP - Numan continues his theme about the possibility of a bleak future with a concept album primarily told from the Earth's point-of-view, decrying the ills brought on by humanity.
Killing Joke New Jerusalem
Pylon Spinefarm Records UK 2015
Active since 1980, this English post-piunk band is set to release a new four-song EP in March with two new original cuts and two remixes from the "Pylon"-era recording sessions.
Machines of Loving Grace Lilith / Eve L
Concentration Mammoth Records 1993
Tucson industrial band primarily active in the first half of the 90s. Scored a radio and Billboard hit with the single "Butterfly Wings" included on this, the group's second LP.
Lard Faith Hope & Treachery
Pure Chewing Satisfaction Alternative Tentacles 1997
Lard was a multi-album collaborative effort between Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) and Al Jourgensen (Ministry), plus revolving musicians from Ministry's various incarnations. Second studio LP, with Biafra credited as an "Ayatollah" and Jourgensen as a "Reverend".
L.O.T.I.O.N. Ultimate Wound Kit
Digital Control and Man's Obsolescence Toxic State 2015
Cyber-punk from New York. One of my Top Ten albums from 2015. Read more about this and more from my 2015 Best Of year end list at: https://kxci.org/2015/12/hex-enduction-hours-best-...
Gallows Shock Entertainment / Halfcut Records 2012
Third studio LP from this English hardcore punk band. First with new singer Wade Macneil.
Every Time I Die Hostile Architecture N
Radical Epitaph 2021
Latest (and now final) album from this Buffalo, NY, crossover band. Sudden legal issues splintered the band, hot on the heels of being recognized as having released a stand-out album in 2021.
Minor Threat Screaming at a Wall
First Two Seven Inches Dischord Records 2013
Probably THE 80s Washington, D.C., hardcore punk act, with Ian Mackaye on vocals prior to fronting Fugazi.
Nuclear Spring Chatter
Nuclear Spring Nuclear Spring 2013
NYC hardcore punk band heavily influenced by the 80s British anarcho-punk scene.
Vicious Circle Common Denominator
Reflections CIRCLE WORK REACTOR BONER POWER IT UP 1986
Fourth studio LP from this Melbourne-based Austrlian hardcore punk band formed in 1983.
GLOW ON Roadrunner Records 2021
Melodic and accessible hardcore punk band from Baltimore, with their latest and third studio LP. Has appeared on several 2021 Best Of lists.
Strange Wilds Don't Have To
Subjective Concepts Sub Pop Records 2015
Olympia, WA, punk trio clearly influenced by Nirvana, with a slight taste of the Wipers.
Shame Alphabet N
Drunk Tank Pink Dead Oceans 2021
"Alphabet" marked the first single from this early 2021 release by the English post-punk band shame. Heralded on numerous Best Of lists as another top release from 2021.
Pretty Girls Make Graves The Grandmother Wolf
The New Romance Matador 2003
Second studio LP from this early 2000s Seattle-based punk act. Yes, they are named after a Smiths song (BLARGH!).
Church Girls Undone N
Still Blooms Church Girls under exclusive lic. to Anchor Eighty Four Records 2021
Latest from this Philly punk act. Big Sleater-Kinney vibes throughout.
Sparta Cut Your Ribbon
Wiretap Scars DreamWorks 2002
El Paso punk band, and one of two bands formed following the break-up of At the Drive In (the other being The Mars Volta, heard here last week). Sparta vocalist was part of ATDI.
Voivod Synchro Anarchy N
Synchro Anarchy Century Media 2022
Latest from the Canadian genre-bending band. Heavy sci-fi elements throughout. I maintain Voivod should have received all the fame, acclaim, and money that Canadian counterparts Rush reaped.
Savages City's Full
Silence Yourself Matador 2013
Debut LP from this English post-punk band with a noisy edge.
Slow Down, Molasses Revisionists N
Minor Deaths Noyes Records / Divine Schism 2021
Newest release from this Canadian band. Listen closely and you'll hear 80s Sonic Youth plus My Bloody Valentine influence all over.
Tar Pick One
Roundhouse Chunklet Industries 2021
Debut LP from this Chicago noise-rock band, originally released in 1990. Re-released in September of 2021.
Angels of Light Praise Your Name
New Mother Young God Records 1999
Subdued, mostly acoustic side project from Swans mastermind Michael Gira. At least the music is subdued, lyrics not so much.
Envy Chain Wondering Deeply
A Dead Sinking Story SONZAI RECORDS 2003
Japanese punk act. Is it "screamo"? What the heck is even "screamo"? I dunno, but I like this.
Greys Burning Chrome
Age Hasn't Spoiled You Carpark 2019
Fourth studio LP from this Canadian punk band that incorporated some noise into its sound.
Mission of Burma Weatherbox
Vs. Matador 1997
1981 debut LP from this Boston post-punk band. Disbanded in the 80s then reunited over 30 years later, releasing several great full-length LPs, showing they still had it decades later.
Oneida Wild Horses
Secret Wars Jagjaguwar 2004
Wait, this isn't kitchenware. Brooklyn-based experimental band active since 1997.
Pelican An Inch Above Sand
What We All Come To Need Southern Lord 2009
Whatever post-metal is, Pelican qualifies, stretching what is possible within the genre to create a more atmospheric sound.