WZBC 90.3 FM Newton

Boston College Radio, Chestnut Hill, MA

Student-run radio station at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass. USA

WZBC 90.3 FM Newton
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Kick Out the James!

Feb 14, 2020 8:30 AM β€“ 11:30 AM

ZBC Rock

With James

In these confused times isn't it nice to find some relief? Every week, James will try to bring some sense into this crazy world via the radio waves. Look back. Look forward. Seek the truth. Never dull. Always irreverent. Fight the good fight by just sitting back and listening.

Kick Out the James!
8:43 AM
The Mothers of Invention - Trouble Every Day
The Mothers of Invention Trouble Every Day
Freak Out! Verve 1966 MP3 Rock
8:47 AM
Roxy Music - The Thrill of It All
Roxy Music The Thrill of It All
Country Life Island Records 1974 MP3 Rock
8:59 AM
David Bowie - Diamond Dogs
David Bowie Diamond Dogs
Diamond Dogs RCA USA 1974
9:00 AM
The Buck Pets - Hammer Valentine
The Buck Pets Hammer Valentine
The Buck Pets Island Records 1989 Other
9:13 AM
Mission of Burma - Academy Fight Song
Mission of Burma Academy Fight Song
Academy Fight Song/Max Ernst Ace of Hearts 1980 MP3
9:14 AM
The Neighborhoods - Prettiest Girl
The Neighborhoods Prettiest Girl L
Prettiest Girl/No Place Like Home Ace of Hearts Records 1977 MP3 Rock
9:18 AM
Limbo Race - Down and Backwards
Limbo Race Down and Backwards L
Down and Backwards/What it is Limborations 1982 MP3 Rock
9:22 AM
The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner
The Modern Lovers Roadrunner L
The Modern Lovers Home Of The Hits USA 1976 MP3 Rock
9:25 AM
The Cars - It's All I Can Do
The Cars It's All I Can Do L
Candy-O Elektra US 1979 MP3 Rock
9:33 AM
Human Sexual Response - What Does Sex Mean to Me?
Human Sexual Response What Does Sex Mean to Me?
Fig. 14 Passport Records 1980 MP3
9:40 AM
La Peste - Lease On Life
La Peste Lease On Life L
v.2.0 Smasheasy 2004 CD
9:41 AM
New Models - Permanent Vacation
New Models Permanent Vacation L
Shattered Windows/Permanent Vacation Modern Method Records β€Ž 1981 MP3
9:45 AM
The Real Kids - All Kindsa Girls
The Real Kids All Kindsa Girls L
The Real Kids Red Star Records US 1977 MP3 Rock
9:51 AM
Neats - Red and Grey
Neats Red and Grey
The Monkey's Head In The Corner Of The Room Ace of Hearts 1982 MP3
9:51 AM
Unnatural Axe - Summertime
Unnatural Axe Summertime L
They Saved Hitlers Brain Varulven Hingham MA 1978 MP3
9:53 AM
The Gremies - No Surfin' In Dorchester Bay
The Gremies No Surfin' In Dorchester Bay L
No Surfin' In Dorchester Bay Modern Method Records 1980 Other
9:56 AM
Sex Execs - My Ex
Sex Execs My Ex
My Ex/Ladies Man Self-Released 1983 Other
9:58 AM
The Zulus - Gotta Have Faith
The Zulus Gotta Have Faith L
The Zulus Greenworld Records 1985 MP3
10:16 AM
Iggy Pop - Five Foot One
Iggy Pop Five Foot One
New Values Arista 1979 MP3 Reggae
10:20 AM
Sex Pistols - Holidays In the Sun
Sex Pistols Holidays In the Sun
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols Rhino/Warner Records 1977 MP3 Rock
10:22 AM
Dictators - Faster and Louder
Dictators Faster and Louder
Bloodbrothers Asylum 1978 MP3 Rock
10:27 AM
New York Dolls - Trash
New York Dolls Trash
New York Dolls Mercury 1973 Other
10:29 AM
The Ramones - Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
The Ramones Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
Rocket to Russia Sire UK 1977 MP3
10:32 AM
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
The Undertones Teenage Kicks
Teenage Kicks 7" Good Vibrations Records 1978 MP3
10:35 AM
Wire - 12XU
Wire 12XU
pink flag Harvest UK 1977 MP3
10:37 AM
Wire - Three Girl Rhumba
Wire Three Girl Rhumba
pink flag Harvest UK 1977 MP3
10:39 AM
Buzzcocks - Orgasm Addict
Buzzcocks Orgasm Addict
Orgasm Addict /What Ever Happened To? United Artists Records 1977 MP3
10:39 AM
Ultravox! - rock wrok
Ultravox! rock wrok
10:43 AM
Au Pairs - It's Obvious
Au Pairs It's Obvious
Playing with a Different Sex Human Records 1981 MP3
10:48 AM
Pylon - Feast On My Heart
Pylon Feast On My Heart
Gyrate DB United States 1980 MP3 Rock
10:52 AM
Lene Lovich - Home
Lene Lovich Home
Stateless Stiff Records UK 1978 MP3 Rock
10:56 AM
Dead Kennedys - Holiday In Cambodia
Dead Kennedys Holiday In Cambodia
Police Truck/Holiday In Cambodia Optional Music 1980 MP3 Rock
11:06 AM
X - We're Desperate
X We're Desperate
Wild Gift Slash US 1981 MP3 Rock
11:07 AM
Flipper - Ha Ha Ha
Flipper Ha Ha Ha
Ha ha ha/Love Canal alternative tenticles 1981 MP3 Rock
11:08 AM
Wall of Voodoo - Full of Tension
Wall of Voodoo Full of Tension
Dark Continent I.R.S. Records 1981 MP3 Rock
11:10 AM
Pere Ubu - Non-Alignment Pact
Pere Ubu Non-Alignment Pact
Modern Dance Blank Records USA 1978 MP3
11:13 AM
Devo - Uncontrollable Urge
Devo Uncontrollable Urge
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! Warner Records USA 1978 MP3 Rock
11:15 AM
The Cure - Jumping Someone Else's Train
The Cure Jumping Someone Else's Train
Boys Don't Cry Polydor Records UK 1979 MP3 Rock
11:18 AM
Zounds - Demystification
Zounds Demystification
Demystification/Great White Hunter Rough Trade US 1980 MP3
11:22 AM
Department S - I Want
Department S I Want
I Want/Monte Carlo Or Bust/Put All The Crosses In The Right Boxes Stiff 1981 MP3 Rock
11:27 AM
Cramps - New Kind of Kick
Cramps New Kind of Kick
Bad Music For Bad People I.R.S. 1984 MP3
11:34 AM
Wipers - Nothing Left to Lose
Wipers Nothing Left to Lose
Best of the Wipers and Greg Sage Ryko/Rhino USA 1990 MP3 Rock
11:46 AM
The Fall - Totally Wired
The Fall Totally Wired
Totally Wired / Putta Block Rough Trade 1980 Other Rock
11:49 AM
The Fall - Who Makes the Nazis?
The Fall Who Makes the Nazis?
Hex Enduction Hour Kamera Records 1982 MP3 Rock
11:53 AM
The Fall - New Face In Hell
The Fall New Face In Hell
Grotesque (After the Gramme) Rough Trade 1980 MP3
11:58 AM
The Fall - Mr. Pharmacist
The Fall Mr. Pharmacist
Bend Sinister Beggars Banquet USA 1986 MP3 Rock
Chat is archived.
James (host) 8:44:25 AM
The Songs We Love Valentine's Show
Bradgic 8:50:40 AM
And so it begins...
James (host) 8:51:07 AM
Way too many to choo choo choose
Bradgic 8:51:16 AM
I figured Roxy would be high on your list.
Heather Grunwald 8:52:45 AM
I choo choo choose KOTJ
James (host) 8:53:18 AM
Awwww (blushing)
CatLABS JP 8:58:15 AM
OTA reception in JP is not very good today :(
Heather Grunwald 8:59:35 AM
James (host) 9:00:05 AM
Fave Valentine song
James (host) 9:02:17 AM
Sometimes less antenna is better for reception
DJ Simon 9:02:54 AM
I find a tin foil hat helps with the reception.
PiGuy 9:03:42 AM
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
PiGuy 9:06:00 AM
Not a request, certainly, just asking about reception. When I was in the car it was fine in back bay. Streaming at work,lousy reception here.
James (host) 9:11:22 AM
Immaculate Protection
Roadsider 9:12:23 AM
Two more Peter Choyce radio programs from 1997 and 2001 in the archive https://www.mixcloud.com/cance440/
PiGuy 9:13:26 AM
Saw Burma at the Underground in '81 but couldn't grasp their brilliance right away. Much more appreciative years later.
James (host) 9:13:41 AM
I'm not judging you...
PiGuy 9:15:34 AM
Many times I wish could tell my younger self to appreciate bands that I saw but couldn't appreciate at the time. SAD.
Bradgic 9:15:43 AM
oh wow, good choice, if not obvious. Funny the hoods didn't come to my mind considering my band opened for them when they came down to Pennsylvania waaaay back in the day.
Todd Relaford 9:15:58 AM
i'm judging me. it's all about me.
Heather Grunwald 9:16:07 AM
I love this late 70s early 80s Boston sound - Heartbreak records sounds
Heather Grunwald 9:16:44 AM
meant Ace of Hearts
James (host) 9:18:12 AM
I have held the Prettiest Girl master tape in my hand at Rick Harte's house....Thrill of life time
Bradgic 9:18:17 AM
I knew what you meant Heather, and I agree!
PiGuy 9:18:25 AM
James, was 'COZ still an entity that you experienced? They played a lot of the local bands as well as the very commercial stuff.
-bot 9:18:28 AM
how can I get any work done with this great music playing?
Bradgic 9:20:02 AM
James (host) 9:21:15 AM
This one is good to download for posterity
PiGuy 9:21:51 AM
Amen to that!
bruckner4 9:22:32 AM
feelin' the love.
James (host) 9:25:46 AM
Seeds can germinate in the dark
-bot 9:25:53 AM
c'mon, cut it out! You're getting me go excited, I'm going to die!
jeff 9:25:53 AM
how about some GBV , later
jeff 9:26:39 AM
in the show
James (host) 9:26:56 AM
See if I get that far in decades
jeff 9:27:48 AM
then just blast the fall
PiGuy 9:28:05 AM
Is Kraftwerk in the mix? No LCD Soundsystem without them.
James (host) 9:29:13 AM
Yes and Can but let's see how this evolves
James (host) 9:29:37 AM
This may need to be a serial
-bot 9:29:51 AM
In James We Trust
James (host) 9:30:54 AM
-bot it's fish in a barrel
-bot 9:30:58 AM
-bot 9:33:39 AM
j. johnson 9:34:39 AM
f*ckin epic show this morning James
Pat Irwin 9:37:33 AM
King of the James! Did you assemble the ID where
James (host) 9:38:33 AM
Facts on Middle East - Bought five years ago for 7.1 million and now officially up for sale for $40MILL!!
Pat Irwin 9:39:04 AM
Peter Choyce gets hit over the head?!
Pat Irwin 9:40:15 AM
Downloading this one for sure!
Peter Ireland 9:40:15 AM
all the all-time favorites! thanks james
jeff 9:46:21 AM
your making work - enjoyable today
Pat Irwin 9:49:46 AM
Rav played that ID Sunday night
James (host) 9:50:13 AM
j. johnson 9:50:15 AM
I read that the ME wants to sell the parcel to someone then lease it back from them. That doesn't make any kind of sense to me.
Pat Irwin 9:52:20 AM
James - did you put it together?
James (host) 9:53:00 AM
It's Together
Pat Irwin 10:01:44 AM
Anybody know how Peter Choyce is doing?
James (host) 10:02:20 AM
Due to a listener who wrote in...I am no longer to speak of peter and his life.
DJ Simon 10:08:13 AM
OMG V66 - Hadn't thought of that in years.
j. johnson 10:15:23 AM
You are killing me this show is sooooo good
James (host) 10:16:49 AM
Thanks FZ-ZJ
Joanie Lindstrom 10:20:36 AM
Pat Irwin: I just talked to Peter on Wed. for the first time in a few months. He's doing well in Knoxville. If I do my spring trip of "The Villes", I'll see him.
James (host) 10:21:42 AM
Joanie. Hear your brother there?
Joanie Lindstrom 10:22:52 AM
heard the back announce, going back and forth. why the oldies today?
James (host) 10:23:15 AM
It's the songs we love valentines day show
Joanie Lindstrom 10:23:38 AM
Ah, Valentine themes. Something I avoid haha.
James (host) 10:24:21 AM
Songs we love never let us down
Barry Hart 10:25:30 AM
Hello,James,just wanted to thank you for the outstanding music from the Neighborhoods,the Cars,Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers & Human Sexual Response-great,uplifting rock songs. I’m glad to hear that things are looking up for the Hip Priest.With gratitude,Barry.
Moles Knows 10:26:03 AM
Hi James, please check the door. Thanks.
PiGuy 10:26:17 AM
FWIW, James, I know we discussed X last week, but Jon B played True Love and True Love Part II this morning on 'MBR. So, I got an unexpected X fix this am.
James (host) 10:28:05 AM
MOLES A TRUE LOVE STORY...on the deep list
James (host) 10:28:27 AM
So kind Moles Knows
Bradgic 10:32:52 AM
Bend that G String!
-bot 10:34:22 AM
Will Wire do their back catalog at the Sinclair?
James (host) 10:34:54 AM
-bot 10:37:43 AM
this brings me back to my college days at UMASS
PiGuy 10:39:01 AM
Didn't see Wire last time but their back catalog is so huge that whenever I see them they do older songs but it varies wildly. They usually do about half of the latest release and then a mix. Some shows are better than others.
-bot 10:40:01 AM
@piGuy, I have some large gaps in my Wire knowledge, so I'll be happy to see them put on a good show.
PiGuy 10:41:18 AM
Well the energy will certainly be there.
Joanie Lindstrom 10:41:25 AM
Ultravox - one of the most overlooked bands ever. First 3 albums of course
-bot 10:42:51 AM
maybe Pylon - feast on my heart?
James (host) 10:43:08 AM
That is already cued next....
-bot 10:43:40 AM
-bot 10:44:03 AM
now, is it cued, or queued?
James (host) 10:44:12 AM
James (host) 10:44:33 AM
queued for segue
-bot 10:45:48 AM
jeff 10:53:26 AM
the show is just getting better andbest
-bot 10:54:04 AM
ok boomer, LOL
jeff 10:54:07 AM
lene-new toy, next?
-bot 10:59:00 AM
lookout for the suede-demin secret police
Heather Grunwald 10:59:21 AM
DK then Gun Club!!
DJ Simon 10:59:30 AM
Yes! Gun Club. Another glaring omission from my list.
James (host) 11:01:26 AM
I'm in cali now
Heather Grunwald 11:01:46 AM
I need to get up from my desk but I don't wanna
James (host) 11:02:31 AM
There is the archive heather...unless getting up to dance
Roadsider 11:04:26 AM
I think the internet was invented to eliminate the ZBC dead zone. That's what Al Gore told me.
-bot 11:08:02 AM
leaning a little left coasty
Heather Grunwald 11:09:52 AM
I'm back almost missed Pere Ubu
James (host) 11:11:34 AM
I have a job that lets me rock the Z and yours affords the tuning of in.
James (host) 11:11:55 AM
As HP would say...what a blessing
DJ Simon 11:13:58 AM
I gotta scream and shout it...
PiGuy 11:14:25 AM
Beginning to see the URGH! influence. I have about 10 different live versions of 'Uncontrollable Urge' because of that movie.
James (host) 11:14:31 AM
I say yeah....you say....
DJ Simon 11:16:46 AM
Bradgic 11:17:43 AM
So glad my boss let me listen to the radio today!
James (host) 11:18:37 AM
But FORCES you to listen on Monday
-bot 11:19:15 AM
oh, oh, oh, Is Vic There?
James (host) 11:20:13 AM
Can't but will play my first and fave Dept S
James (host) 11:21:06 AM
I want demystification.
evelmarkie 11:24:58 AM
Now my heart is full.
James (host) 11:25:53 AM
It still needs a new kick!
James (host) 11:59:43 AM
Please keep our good friend the Hip Priest in good thought and prayers recovered health and strength!