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

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Infernal Racket

Jan 3, 2022 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ZBC Rock

With DJ Simon

At last – a reason to look forward to Monday! DJ Simon puts together a high-decibel mix of garage, punk, psychedelia, indie rock, and other weird stuff to jump-start your week. It's a balanced breakfast for your ears, fortified with new finds, old favorites, and under-the-radar gems. Tune in and freak out!

Best of 2021: The Year In Review


Infernal Racket
8:07 AM
White Stains - 2021
White Stains 2021
Blood on the Beach [EP] Neon Taste Records 2021
8:08 AM
Unidad Idealogica - Vidas Controladas
Unidad Idealogica Vidas Controladas
Unidad Idealogica La Vida Es Un Mus Discos 2021
8:09 AM
New Pagans - Bloody Soil
New Pagans Bloody Soil
The Seed, The Vessel, The Roots and All New Pagans 2021 Rock
8:12 AM
Ashlee Schatze - Red Dead Redemption 2
Ashlee Schatze Red Dead Redemption 2
Why [EP] Schatze Records 2021
8:14 AM
The Linda Lindas - Oh!
The Linda Lindas Oh!
Oh! [Single] Epitaph 2021
8:17 AM
Wristwatch - Floor
Wristwatch Floor
Wristwatch FDH records 2021
8:20 AM
The Atom Age - Honeybees
The Atom Age Honeybees
Honeybees - Single Tiger Dream 2021
8:29 AM
Scott Lavene - Nigel
Scott Lavene Nigel
Milk City Sweethearts Nothing Fancy 2021
8:31 AM
PLAY DEAD - Shaun
PLAY DEAD Shaun
Skint - EP Blitzcat Records 2021
8:34 AM
Les Shirley - Forever Is Now
Les Shirley Forever Is Now
Forever Is Now Bonbonbon 2021
8:35 AM
Bratboy - Blue Eyes
Bratboy Blue Eyes
Blue Eyes - Single Bratboy 2021 Rock
8:37 AM
Teen Mortgage - Such is Life
Teen Mortgage Such is Life
Such is Life [Single] King Pizza Records 2020
8:39 AM
Killer Kin - Narrow Mind
Killer Kin Narrow Mind
Sonic Love / Narrow Mind - Single Pig Baby Records 2021 Rock
8:42 AM
GG King - Melt On You
GG King Melt On You
Remain Intact Total Punk 2021 Rock
8:51 AM
The Bug Club - The Fixer
The Bug Club The Fixer
Pure Particles Bingo Records 2021 Rock
8:53 AM
Alien Nosejob - Leather Gunn
Alien Nosejob Leather Gunn
Paint It Clear Feel It Records 2021 Other Rock
8:55 AM
Beige Banquet - Hotel Room
Beige Banquet Hotel Room
Beta Just Step Sideways 2021 Rock
8:58 AM
Nancy & The Mysterious Visions - Clic Clac
Nancy & The Mysterious Visions Clic Clac
The Seven Foot Tall Post-Suicidal Feel Good Blues B3SCI Records 2021
9:00 AM
The Chisel - Unlawful Execution
The Chisel Unlawful Execution
Retaliation La Vida Es Un Mus Discos 2021
9:02 AM
The Wind-Ups - Lockdown
The Wind-Ups Lockdown
Try Not To Think Mt.St.Mtn. 2021
9:07 AM
Shove - Eddie
Shove Eddie
Shove - EP Rack Off Records 2021
9:11 AM
Daddies - More
Daddies More
EP II King Pizza Records 2021
9:14 AM
Wine Lips - Tension
Wine Lips Tension
Mushroom Death Sex Bummer Party Stomp Records 2021 Rock
9:19 AM
Fake Fruit - No Mutuals
Fake Fruit No Mutuals
Fake Fruit Rocks In Your Head 2021 Rock
9:21 AM
Surfbort - Lot Lizard 93
Surfbort Lot Lizard 93
Keep On Truckin' Inner Freak Records 2021 Rock
9:28 AM
The Death Set - Elephant
The Death Set Elephant
How to Tune a Parrot Cobraside 2021 Rock
9:30 AM
Girls In Synthesis - Calm Waters
Girls In Synthesis Calm Waters
Shift in State - EP Own It Records 2021 Rock
9:33 AM
Psychic Graveyard - Word Machine
Psychic Graveyard Word Machine
Veins Feel Strange Fat Beats Records 2021
9:37 AM
David Nance - Smart Patrol / Mr. DNA
David Nance Smart Patrol / Mr. DNA
Duty Now for the Future Self-Release 2021
9:47 AM
Kohti Tuhoa - Häpeä
Kohti Tuhoa Häpeä
Väkivaltaa - EP La Vida Es Un Mus Discos 2021
9:49 AM
A Place to Bury Strangers - I Might Have
A Place to Bury Strangers I Might Have
Hologram - EP Dedstrange 2021 Rock
9:53 AM
Writhing Squares - Ganymede
Writhing Squares Ganymede
Chart For the Solution Trouble In Mind Records 2021 Rock
9:56 AM
Warm Exit - Crocodile In My Brain
Warm Exit Crocodile In My Brain
Warm Exit Belly Button Records 2021
9:58 AM
Shimmer Bed - Sunray
Shimmer Bed Sunray
Shimmer Bed Kafadan Kontak 2021
10:02 AM
Amyl and The Sniffers - Hertz
Amyl and The Sniffers Hertz
Comfort To Me ATO Records 2021
10:10 AM
Upper Wilds - Love Song #2
Upper Wilds Love Song #2
Venus Thrill Jockey 2021 Rock
10:13 AM
Acid Dad - Smile You're on Camera
Acid Dad Smile You're on Camera
Take It From The Dead Greenway / Reverberation Appreciation Society 2021
10:17 AM
Cronies - Slush Fund
Cronies Slush Fund
Cronies Cruel Nature Records 2021 Rock
10:19 AM
Dogshite - Affirmative
Dogshite Affirmative
Mass Deception Grow Your Own 2021
10:21 AM
24/7 Diva Heaven - White Swamp
24/7 Diva Heaven White Swamp
Stress Noisolution 2021
10:29 AM
Smirk - Imaginary Harry
Smirk Imaginary Harry
EP Total Punk 2021
10:31 AM
The Prefab Messiahs - Beautiful Things 1
The Prefab Messiahs Beautiful Things 1
Music for Concerned Citizens Self-Release 2021 Rock
10:34 AM
The Lords of Altamont - Levitation Mind
The Lords of Altamont Levitation Mind
Tune In Turn On Electrify Heavy Psych Sounds 2021 Rock
10:39 AM
Enola Gay - Scrappers
Enola Gay Scrappers
Gransha - EP enolagay1916 2021
10:42 AM
Positronix - Relative Hell
Positronix Relative Hell
Bad House World Gone Mad Records 2021
10:49 AM
Thank - Two Hour Lunch
Thank Two Hour Lunch
Thankology Voice of CHUNK 2019
10:53 AM
The Stools - Can't Feel Good
The Stools Can't Feel Good
Feelin' fine - EP Drunken Sailor Records 2021 Rock
10:55 AM
Candy Smokes - Somethin Outta Nuthin
Candy Smokes Somethin Outta Nuthin
Somethin Outta Nothin Hidden Volume 2021
10:57 AM
Neighborhood Brats - Who Took the Rain
Neighborhood Brats Who Took the Rain
Who Took the Rain Dirt Cult Records 2021
10:59 AM
The Control Freaks - Won't Pretend
The Control Freaks Won't Pretend
Get Some Help Dirty Water Records 2021 Rock
11:01 AM
Taraka - Psychocastle
Taraka Psychocastle
Welcome to Paradise Lost Kanine Records / Fontana North 2021
11:05 AM
We Hate You Please Die - Otterlove
We Hate You Please Die Otterlove
Can't Wait to Be Fine Howlin' Banana 2021 Rock
11:13 AM
Night Beats - Ticket
Night Beats Ticket
Levitation Sessions [Live] Reverberation Appreciation Society 2021
11:16 AM
Civic - As Seen On TV
Civic As Seen On TV
Future Forecast Flightless Records 2021 Rock
11:20 AM
Mononegatives - Reality Is
Mononegatives Reality Is
Apparatus Division No Front Teeth 2021 Other
11:23 AM
Mononegatives - Atbash
Mononegatives Atbash
Apparatus Division No Front Teeth 2021
11:29 AM
Warish - Scars
Warish Scars
Next To Pay RidingEasy Records 2021
11:32 AM
Warish - Burn No Bridges
Warish Burn No Bridges
Next To Pay RidingEasy Records 2021
11:35 AM
Warish - Superstar
Warish Superstar
Next To Pay RidingEasy Records 2021
11:41 AM
Das Kapitans - Dooby Doo
Das Kapitans Dooby Doo
Happy Socks On 2021
11:44 AM
Das Kapitans - Gobshite
Das Kapitans Gobshite
Tom Cruise / Gobshite [Single] Kafadan Kontak 2021
11:46 AM
Das Kapitans - Socks On
Das Kapitans Socks On
Four More Songs - EP Socks On 2021
11:55 AM
Surfbort - Dicks in Space
Surfbort Dicks in Space
Keep On Truckin' Inner Freak Records 2021 Rock
11:57 AM
Civic - Tell the Papers
Civic Tell the Papers
Future Forecast Flightless Records 2021 Rock
Chat is archived.
KOTJames 8:02:28 AM
All a twitter with anticipation for 2021 winner revue!
KOTJames 8:06:51 AM
How can there be a playlist with no internet?
DJ Simon (host) 8:08:26 AM
Wifi isn't working, but the studio computer is connected to another network, so I'm using that instead.
Bradgic 8:08:51 AM
Hey hey Happy New Year!
DJ Simon (host) 8:09:21 AM
Hiya Bradgic!
KOTJames 8:12:00 AM
‘Rench in duh Racket
DJ Simon (host) 8:13:01 AM
Yeah, this blows.
KOTJames 8:25:14 AM
Sounds great out here! Agreed Racketeers?
David Jones 8:26:14 AM
Agreed!
Saginaw 8:26:53 AM
Good morning
DJ Simon (host) 8:30:35 AM
Mornin', Saginaw, Dave! Happy New Year
Saginaw 8:35:03 AM
and a Happy New Year to you and Miss Sandra La
ricklistens 8:38:10 AM
happy you there
Dash-Riprock 8:44:22 AM
Morning people !
KOTJames 8:49:35 AM
Killer Kin is MIA. Did mention when we went back in studio album due in October. Then no more replies.
DJ Simon (host) 8:51:49 AM
I've been meaning to ask.
Andrew Herman (1) 8:54:31 AM
Good morning, DJS!
Andrew Herman (1) 8:54:52 AM
Very excited to see/hear your best of 2021
DJ Simon (host) 8:57:56 AM
Hi Andrew! Buckle in, we're going 'til noon!
Verb Crunch 8:58:02 AM
g'morning. did you get into WZBC building OK?
DJ Simon (host) 8:59:20 AM
Yeah, no problem. There's work going on in the building.
DJ Simon (host) 9:00:43 AM
You coming to visit, Verb?
Andrew Herman (1) 9:06:06 AM
Noon?! Hooray!
Bradgic 9:09:06 AM
Back at it now bossman!
Verb Crunch 9:11:23 AM
If I visit I'll bring donuts. So I hope you brought some food 'cause i'm heading to CapeCod since there's no traffic jam..
DJ Simon (host) 9:12:38 AM
Come on over! Especially if you have donuts.
DJ Simon (host) 9:14:08 AM
I have a bag of walnuts and a KInd bar.
Dash_Riprock 9:15:26 AM
Scones ?
DJ Simon (host) 9:17:15 AM
I'm tryin' to watch my figure for the new year.
ricklistens 9:17:24 AM
djeremy cooked some
Verb Crunch 9:18:14 AM
just kidding not coming over sorry! Doing 10am to noon ZBC shift tomorrow live from home. Might just replay everything you're playing today at double speed to fit your 4 hours into my 2 :)
DJ Simon (host) 9:19:42 AM
Darn, I was looking forward to seeing you. Now I'll just look forward to hearing you.
KOTJames 9:20:42 AM
Soundin' real fine, DJS.
DJ Simon (host) 9:21:21 AM
Thanks, James!
KOTJames 9:28:03 AM
Only b/c DJS mentioned: http://www.artguyfiles.com/kotj_12_31_21.mp3
KOTJames 9:29:57 AM
That's the KOTJ runners up of 2021 for after the racket. BTW: I played Fake Fruit - Old Skin...and I thought I liked the Racket one better...but old skin is present.
Verb Crunch 9:41:30 AM
@KOTJ noticed you played Old Skin vs the "hit" No Mutuals.. analyzing 'cause i'm trying to measure up to you guys for t'mrw's SoundSyrup..
KOTJames 9:45:20 AM
Nance interview readily seen on www.artguy.com/KOTJ.html Wonder why his regular musical releases ceased?
bruckner4 9:51:20 AM
happy new year, djs!
DJ Simon (host) 9:52:18 AM
Right back at ya, Bruckner!
Barry Hart 9:56:49 AM
Good morning and a happy New Year to DJ Simon,Sandra La and all the Racketeers.
DJ Simon (host) 9:59:08 AM
Happy New Year, Barry! Thanks for dropping in.
Andrew Herman (1) 10:04:04 AM
All Hail Amyl and the Sniffers!
KOTJames 10:08:38 AM
Appreciate the invite and looking forward to the DJ a jam!!!
DJ Simon (host) 10:09:38 AM
It'll be wacky fun!
ricklistens 10:30:05 AM
f-bombs okayed by the moms
Dash-Riprock 10:46:10 AM
Rockin !
DJ Simon (host) 10:52:29 AM
Rip rockin!
ricklistens 10:59:39 AM
shamrocking
DJ Simon (host) 11:01:32 AM
Shamrock shakin'
bruckner4 11:05:29 AM
hello, my name is larry...
DJ Simon (host) 11:06:09 AM
Ha, yes.
ricklistens 11:13:11 AM
b5
KOTJames 11:13:15 AM
https://www.discogs.com/master/1649340-Thank-Please
KOTJames 11:13:19 AM
oops
DJ Simon (host) 11:15:12 AM
Ooops is right. I think I meant to play "Paris Syndrome" from the album that comes out in February. In which case, still not a 2021 release!
KOTJames 11:23:31 AM
First song I played was from that too...Think Less.
Bradgic 11:29:41 AM
OOO...nice! Let me grab my guitar...
Victor Venckus 11:31:18 AM
I guess 2021 was not such a bad year (for music)
DJ Simon (host) 11:33:13 AM
Yeah, a pretty good vintage.
Victor Venckus 11:34:49 AM
Some of it was kinda vinegre
KOTJames 11:35:16 AM
Victor. Check email.
KOTJames 11:40:12 AM
I bet I know who!!
PiGuy 11:41:51 AM
Unable to check in until now so I've been lurking while working, (and driving). Rip roarin' show DJS. We've come to expect nothing less.
Victor Venckus 11:41:59 AM
A little dizzying. Let's talk.
DJ Simon (host) 11:47:09 AM
Many thanks, Pi!
ricklistens 11:47:40 AM
Thanks ....happy you were here
KOTJames 11:47:43 AM
DJS. Unmeasurable personal and musical pleasures throughout 2021.
DJ Simon (host) 11:48:21 AM
Awwwwr garsh.
Fred 11:54:16 AM
Thanks for another great year Simon! Happy New Year!
DJ Simon (host) 11:54:43 AM
Thanks, Fred!
Fred 11:54:59 AM
Simon's nuts are amazing!
DJ Simon (host) 11:55:08 AM
Hey now
KOTJames 11:55:53 AM
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keep_On_Truckin%27_(comics)
KOTJames 11:56:02 AM
Highly addictive nuts
Fred 11:56:03 AM
Best of shows are great. I'll listen to this a few times
DJ Simon (host) 11:56:17 AM
Please do!
Jamie Magee 11:58:31 AM
missed it all, I hope you put the link up quickly!
DJ Simon (host) 11:59:06 AM
Should be up early evening, Jamie!