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Don't Back the Front

Mar 11, 2021 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

With Dana K

Don't Back the Front
8:01 PM
The Desperate Bicycles - Don't Back the Front
The Desperate Bicycles Don't Back the Front
7" 1977
8:05 PM
X-Ray Spex - I Am a Cliché
X-Ray Spex I Am a Cliché
Germ Free Adolescents Castle Communications 2009
B-side to Oh Bondage Up Yours (1977)
8:09 PM
The Clash - 1977
The Clash 1977
Remote Control EP CBS 1977
8:10 PM
The Wasps - Teenage Treats
The Wasps Teenage Treats
Teenage Treats 4 Play Records 1977

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8:13 PM
Boys Life - From A To Z
Boys Life From A To Z
12" Seco Records 1982

8:17 PM
Viletones - Screamin' Fist
Viletones Screamin' Fist
7" Vile Records 1977

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8:18 PM
Modernettes - Barbra
Modernettes Barbra
Teen City (Remastered) - EP Quintessence Records 1980
8:21 PM
Rudi - Big Time
Rudi Big Time
7" Good Vibrations 1978

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8:24 PM
999 - Homicide
999 Homicide
7" United Artists 1978

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8:29 PM
Floo Flash - N'importe quoi
Floo Flash N'importe quoi
Mon époque (Deluxe Edition) - EP Hervé Paul 1982
8:38 PM
The Circles - Opening Up
The Circles Opening Up
7" Graduate Records 1979

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8:40 PM
The Fakes - Sylvia Clarke
The Fakes Sylvia Clarke
7" Deep Cuts Records 1979
8:43 PM
The Monochrome Set - Alphaville
The Monochrome Set Alphaville
7" Rough Trade 1979

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8:45 PM
Yachts - I Can't Stay Long
Yachts I Can't Stay Long
Yachts (Expanded Edition) Radar Records 1979
8:49 PM
Dolly Mixture - Been Teen
Dolly Mixture Been Teen
7" Respond Records 1981
8:52 PM
Tarzan 5 - Boys Game
Tarzan 5 Boys Game R
7" 021 Records 1981

8:54 PM
Speedies - Let Me Take Your Photo
Speedies Let Me Take Your Photo
7" Golden Disc 1979

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8:57 PM
Wire - Mannequin
Wire Mannequin
Mannequin - Single Harvest 1977
9:05 PM
The Feelies - The Boy With the Perpetual Nervousness
The Feelies The Boy With the Perpetual Nervousness
Crazy Rhythms Stiff 1980
9:09 PM
Au Pairs - Repetition
Au Pairs Repetition
Playing with a Different Sex Human Records 1981
9:14 PM
Blam Blam Blam - Don't Fight It Marsha, It's Bigger Than Both of Us
Blam Blam Blam Don't Fight It Marsha, It's Bigger Than Both of Us
7" Propeller 1981

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9:17 PM
Faux Depart - Brûlé
Faux Depart Brûlé
Vie Ordinaire Echo Canyon 2020
9:19 PM
Life In The Fridge Exists - Have You Checked The Children?
Life In The Fridge Exists Have You Checked The Children?
Four Stars (****) Sausage Records 1980
9:21 PM
Wipers - Taking Too Long
Wipers Taking Too Long
Youth of America Zenorecords 1981
9:25 PM
Smirk - Violent Game
Smirk Violent Game
LP Drunken Sailor 2021
9:28 PM
fIREHOSE - Riddle of the Eighties
fIREHOSE Riddle of the Eighties
Fromohio SST Records 1989
9:36 PM
The Nils - In Betweens
The Nils In Betweens
Sell Out Young! Psyche Industry Records 1985
9:40 PM
Richard Lloyd & The dB's - (I Thought) You Wanted to Know
Richard Lloyd & The dB's (I Thought) You Wanted to Know
Ork Records: New York, New York Numero Group 2015
covered by the dB's
9:42 PM
The Mice - Second Best
The Mice Second Best
For Almost Ever / Scooter St. Valentine's Records 2004
From Scooter (1986)
9:45 PM
The Plimsouls - Everyday Things
The Plimsouls Everyday Things
The Plimsouls Planet 1981
9:48 PM
Biff Bang Pow! - Fifty Years of Fun
Biff Bang Pow! Fifty Years of Fun
7" Creation Records 1984

9:49 PM
Star Party - Something to Do
Star Party Something to Do
Demo 2020 - EP Feel It Records 2020
Cover of Buba and the Shop Assistants
9:52 PM
Salem 66 - The Well
Salem 66 The Well
Frequency and Urgency Homestead 1987
9:55 PM
Miaow - Belle Vue
Miaow Belle Vue
7" Venus Records 1985

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9:59 PM
The Student Teachers - Christmas Weather
The Student Teachers Christmas Weather
7" Ork Records 1979

10:02 PM
The Reverbs - Trusted Woods
The Reverbs Trusted Woods
Strum & Thrum: The American Jangle Underground 1983​-​1987 V/A Captured Tracks 2020
From the Happy Forest (1984)
10:05 PM
Pointed Sticks - Out of Luck
Pointed Sticks Out of Luck
7" Stiff Records 1979

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10:12 PM
The Chisel - Harry May
The Chisel Harry May
Enough Said - Single THE CHISEL 2021
Cover of The Business
10:14 PM
Raw Power - State Oppression
Raw Power State Oppression R
Screams from the Gutter Toxic Shock 1985
10:16 PM
Hard Skin - The Man Who Ran the Town
Hard Skin The Man Who Ran the Town
On the Balls JT Classics 2013
10:19 PM
Shapes - Chatterboks
Shapes Chatterboks
7" Sofa Records 1979

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10:21 PM
Protex - Don't Ring Me Up
Protex Don't Ring Me Up
7" Good Vibrations

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10:25 PM
The Scavengers - Mysterex
The Scavengers Mysterex
Mysterex - Single
10:27 PM
XO's - 'RETTES IN THE CELLAR
XO's 'RETTES IN THE CELLAR
(prononced hugs and kisses) 2021
10:28 PM
Eyes - TAQN
Eyes TAQN
TAQN Dangerhouse 1979

10:31 PM
Rich Kids - Ghosts Of Princes In Towers
Rich Kids Ghosts Of Princes In Towers
Ghosts of Princes in Towers EMI 1978
Midge Ure pre-Ultravox
10:35 PM
Fast Cars - The Kids Just Wanna Dance
Fast Cars The Kids Just Wanna Dance
7" Streets Ahead 1979

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10:38 PM
The Avengers - Friends of Mine
The Avengers Friends of Mine
Died for Your Sins
10:40 PM
The English Beat - Best Friend
The English Beat Best Friend
I Just Can't Stop It Go-Feet 1980
10:44 PM
The Redskins - Lean on Me
The Redskins Lean on Me
7" CNT Productions 1983

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10:47 PM
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno
Dexys Midnight Runners Geno
Searching For the Young Soul Rebels EMI 1980
10:51 PM
UK Subs - Live in a Car
UK Subs Live in a Car
C.I.D City Records 1978

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10:52 PM
Cockney Rejects - Flares 'N' Slippers
Cockney Rejects Flares 'N' Slippers
7" Small Wonder

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Chat is archived.
Dana K (host) 8:01:49 PM
it's time for the show. i am warm! this is weird!
Rob from Maryland 8:04:02 PM
But you're not a cliche!
Lizbot 8:05:30 PM
Haha, I almost played this tonight!
Lizbot 8:05:53 PM
It was between I’m a Cliche and Oh Bondage Up Yours
Rob from Maryland 8:06:39 PM
Germ Free Adolescents is my favorite X Ray Spex song
Lizbot 8:07:25 PM
Read an article about the doc. Looking forward to it!
john the intern 8:08:37 PM
sick! love a punk set
Rob from Maryland 8:08:49 PM
But the whole album is good
Dana K (host) 8:09:38 PM
hi everyone! thanks for joining me tonight - i too am stoked for the poly styrene documentary
Meaghan Callahan 8:13:17 PM
I like to think you played The Clash for me
Dana K (host) 8:13:54 PM
actually, i played it for timbo
Dana K (host) 8:14:13 PM
(meag!!)
Meaghan Callahan 8:14:33 PM
T I M B O
Dana K (host) 8:14:52 PM
timbeaux
yoni from kdu 8:18:37 PM
Hell yeah
Meaghan Callahan 8:19:49 PM
YAS Barbra
Commie Francis 8:19:56 PM
B A RBRA BARBRA
Meaghan Callahan 8:20:51 PM
you know im talking about barbra
Dana K (host) 8:21:04 PM
get it barbra
Rob from Maryland 8:24:16 PM
999
yoni from kdu 8:27:15 PM
If you're not singing along you're a poser. Sorry, I don't make the rules.
Rob from Maryland 8:27:54 PM
@yoni, I sure wouldn't be singing along in my car, that's for sure
Dana K (host) 8:28:43 PM
true fact, they were actually singing about the show "homicide: life on the street" specifically the character of det. john munch as played by richard belzer
yoni from kdu 8:29:55 PM
Timeline checks out. I believe it.
Lizbot 8:34:25 PM
I had tickets to that Wire show and decided at the last minute not I go. It was probably still safe then, but things were getting weird. Bummed I missed it, though
yoni from kdu 8:35:17 PM
Boys... house?
Dana K (host) 8:37:02 PM
i remember, i was looking forward to seeing you there, and a couple of other friends who dropped out last minute.
Dana K (host) 8:37:24 PM
colin newman made it a point to give me an elbow bump instead of a handshake!
Commie Francis 8:38:05 PM
I was in full on cassandra mode at this point
David Shortell 8:44:36 PM
Is this Monochrome Set song based on the boring Godard movie?
Commie Francis 8:45:06 PM
Dana could you play tarzan 5 "boys game"
Commie Francis 8:45:44 PM
And David yes i think so
Dana K (host) 8:46:30 PM
yeah! and yeah!
Commie Francis 8:51:45 PM
Hooray!
David Shortell 8:51:53 PM
“Alphaville” is also the title of a NYPD memoir published in 2010 that I’ve been meaning to read. It deals a bit with the Lower East Side rock scene--and is cowritten by A-Bones guitarist Bruce Bennett!
Dana K (host) 8:52:00 PM
not the best quality MP3 but we can pretend it's a real record!
Christine Duffy 8:54:10 PM
Hey Dana, great show tonight!
David Shortell 8:54:48 PM
In May 2013, I went on a whim to see the Monochrome Set at Asbury Park’s Saint, where I was ridiculed for having never heard of them!
Dana K (host) 8:54:51 PM
thank you, christine! hope you're well!
Dana K (host) 8:55:11 PM
david, i saw them around that time too - at the record collector in bordentown
Christine Duffy 8:55:27 PM
I was driving for the first 45 mins of your show; fantastic energy. ⚡ You best believe I was blasting & singing along to 999's Homicide!
Dana K (host) 8:56:37 PM
yessssss!
David Shortell 8:59:06 PM
I saw 999 at the Village Underground in 2003. I was a bit miffed when the bassist kicked my backpack across the stage.
Christine Duffy 8:59:37 PM
@David, I would not be best pleased either.
yoni from kdu 9:01:59 PM
Boys ... house?
Dana K (host) 9:04:20 PM
Boyz House
Dana K (host) 9:05:19 PM
The Boyz With The Perpetual Nervousness
Christine Duffy 9:05:38 PM
Dana, if you're still taking requests, how about State Oppression by the Italian band Raw Power?
Dana K (host) 9:07:11 PM
sure! i might not get to it in a bit, it goes better with stuff i have planned for later
David Shortell 9:09:26 PM
I don’t think I’ve heard Raw Power since I saw them open for Dead Kennedys at City Gardens 35 years ago.
Commie Francis 9:09:32 PM
I didn't know this song was a cover for a VERY long time.
Bo 9:09:49 PM
Hi Dana K.!
Christine Duffy 9:09:50 PM
@David, that must have been quite the evening!
Bo 9:10:04 PM
Hi everybody!
Dana K (host) 9:10:12 PM
hi bo!
Commie Francis 9:10:32 PM
Hi Bo! And hi Christine! Raw power!!
Dana K (host) 9:10:33 PM
and yeah, same! i heard this before the original!
Christine Duffy 9:10:52 PM
Hey Bo! What's the craic?
Bo 9:10:56 PM
I see I missed Rudi :!
Christine Duffy 9:11:02 PM
Hi, Commie Francis!
Commie Francis 9:11:18 PM
I like this version better
Bo 9:11:37 PM
Christine, I am knackered tbh!
Dana K (host) 9:12:10 PM
lesley made this song tbh
jimbreaux 9:16:37 PM
Yeooo Don'tBacktheFronters!
Dana K (host) 9:17:22 PM
ahoy hoy!
Christine Duffy 9:18:24 PM
Yo jimbreaux
CMDR Poopypants 9:26:53 PM
hey is there a problem with the internet feed tonight?
Dana K (host) 9:27:36 PM
not that i know of? what's wrong with your end?
CMDR Poopypants 9:28:39 PM
well on the little link with the pic of the fox, that I usually hit the play button, it says
CMDR Poopypants 9:29:03 PM
"there was an error decoding the media"
CMDR Poopypants 9:29:11 PM
and no sound
Dana K (host) 9:29:47 PM
ooooh. it seems to be working on my phone, maybe try from a different browser?
Commie Francis 9:30:18 PM
You could also try listening through tunein
CMDR Poopypants 9:30:23 PM
good idea
Commie Francis 9:30:52 PM
Looks ok in chrome on my phone as well
Commie Francis 9:34:25 PM
Mike watt interview is in fact up
Commie Francis 9:34:30 PM
https://www.mixcloud.com/esotericawprb/mike-watt-31121/
Commie Francis 9:34:53 PM
Don't listen to it now though, listen to dana
Dana K (host) 9:35:48 PM
oh sick! she's fast
Bo 9:37:12 PM
Yeaux Jimbreaux!
Christine Duffy 9:39:28 PM
@Commie, thanks for the update! I missed Esoterica's show today
yoni from kdu 9:42:49 PM
This is the good stuff!
Dana K (host) 9:43:05 PM
A Mice song that isn't Not Proud of the USA!
yoni from kdu 9:43:34 PM
Everything he's done is golden. It's just that he also wrote a perfect protest song.
Bo 9:47:46 PM
Sooo great to hear The Plimsoles again!
Bo 9:48:44 PM
Err, Plimsouls.
yoni from kdu 10:06:00 PM
Wanna play some Cub and keep that Vancouver going?
Dana K (host) 10:06:53 PM
i would, but it's punk time!
yoni from kdu 10:07:40 PM
Oh! I suppose it is. Haven't looked at my watch in a minute but the big hand is pointed at Punk and the little guy is squarely at Time!
Bo 10:07:50 PM
@Dana K. Got any Protex or Moondogs?
Bo 10:13:58 PM
Skinabix!
Christine Duffy 10:15:14 PM
WOO! 💚🇮🇹
Andrew Gruen 10:19:44 PM
got anything by the exile (from scotland)?
Dana K (host) 10:20:28 PM
ooh, i actually played the exile last week!
Bo 10:22:28 PM
YAY DANA K. :))
Bo 10:23:06 PM
ThanX!
Christine Duffy 10:34:53 PM
Punk energy ⚡ Raw Power! 🔋 Thanks for charging up our batteries, Dana!
jimbreaux 10:35:22 PM
yay the EYES 👁👁
Dana K (host) 10:35:38 PM
you're so welcome! i had to throw this set on at the end cos of the naughty words, but it's working for me!
Dana K (host) 10:36:12 PM
TAQN is my favorite LA punk single. i have the EP reissue from ten years ago, but i wish i owned an original
Bo 10:37:28 PM
What naughty words?! ;)
yoni from kdu 10:39:16 PM
How about some FOD?
Dana K (host) 10:39:32 PM
what song?
Bo 10:40:33 PM
The Beat :)
Bo 10:40:53 PM
Love this song!
David Shortell 10:41:03 PM
I bought that Avengers comp in the LP format, so I missed out on some tracks that the CD had (like their cover of the Ventures' "The Joker is Wild").
yoni from kdu 10:41:46 PM
"Under My Dumb" from the most recent album?
Bo 10:49:09 PM
My absolute favourite Dexy's song, never gets old :)
Dana K (host) 10:49:39 PM
mine too!
Bo 10:57:15 PM
WOW! :) THAT was some great stuff Dana K. Really enjoyed tonight's playlist, I bid you goodnight, see ya next week, stay healthy.
Dana K (host) 10:59:02 PM
goodnight bo, always a pleasure!
Bo 10:59:54 PM
BTW, Isn't Harry May Owka Buster Blood vessel?
Andrew Gruen 10:59:56 PM
good night! that was fun!