Episode 16 - Happy Birthday Stan!

Ken and Chloe talk about the Jesus and Mary Chain Psychocandy Tour, Stellastar, (even more) Cheap Trick, Chloe wishes Stan Lee of the Dickies happy birthday, and Ken peaces out.

Stay tuned for big changes coming up! 


Jesus and Mary Chain Psychocandy Tour

listen to the full album here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFp7W3PoNPI


stellastarr*  https://www.facebook.com/stellastarr.official

check these guys out!


Cheap Trick

Bun E. Carlos interview:  http://ultimateclassicrock.com/bun-e-carlos-cheap-trick-lawsuit/

the sound in this video is terrible but you can watch Jesse Malin singing "Surrender" on stage with the band:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REsWbdJgkDg


Stan Lee of the Dickies 


Happy Birthday Stan!

we play "Gigantor"


Ken says "peace"

and we play Black Sabbath's "Into the Void" off Master of Reality

Episode 15 - Clowns and Love Guns

Ken and Chloe talk about the Philadelphia Record Exchange block party, the Adicts, the (maybe) death of Bun E. Carlos, and Chloe's obsession with a certain love gun. 


some of the bands ken saw on saturday at the philly record exchange 30th anniversary block party
-strapping fieldhands
-ben vaughn
-purling hiss
-watery love

the adicts
-we play "bad boy" off of smart alex

no offense to all you rush fans out there!! we still <3 you.

bun e. carlos is not dead. don't listen to ken.

high rise
-we play "sadame" off of live

paul stanley book, so you can read about his love gun if you're so inclined

Episode 14

Ken and Chloe talk all about Tons of EVENTS and SHOWS! Plus new record sections, Groundhogs, and The Vapors


Saturday 9/19 Philadelphia Record Exchange 30th Anniversary Block Party- go to this and say hi to Ken!  https://www.facebook.com/events/135264410149243/

KNIF at MOMs (no facebook event page because we're rebels like that; Saturday 9/19, 10pm, no cover, Maxwell's on Main in Doylestown, PA)

Pop Will Eat Itself @ the Brighton Bar Friday 9/18  https://www.facebook.com/events/615778571857865/

Sham 69 @ the Brighton Bar Sunday 9/20  https://www.facebook.com/events/483814141792869/

Jesus & Mary Chain @ Union Transfer Tuesday 9/22  https://www.facebook.com/events/1606679709607930/  http://www.utphilly.com/event/874181-jesus-mary-chain-30th-philadelphia/

Cheap Trick @ the Keswick Tuesday 9/22  https://www.facebook.com/events/366614513543120/  http://www.keswicktheatre.com/events/detail/279400

or if you're me, see them @ the Count Basie Theatre Wednesday 9/23  https://www.facebook.com/events/667889426674286/  http://www.countbasietheatre.org/calendar/show/show.asp?id=43249986


-New Wave/Punk/Post-Punk/Power Pop
-Hardcore/Punk/Pop Punk/Post Hardcore

we play "Cherry Red" off of Split

the Vapors
we play "News at Ten" off of New Clear Days

Episode #13

Ken and Chloe talk about Randy Now's Man Cave, Kepi Ghoulie of the Groovie Ghoulies, Yo La Tengo, The Record Store in Howell, NJ, and Robyn Hitchcock


opening song: "Diamond Hoo Ha Man" by Supergrass

Randy Now's Man Cave in Bordentown, NJ 



Kepi Ghoulie  http://kepiland.com/

facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kepi-Ghoulie/184078495012

we play "Next in Line" off of Life Sentence


Yo La Tengo  http://yolatengo.com/

facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheRealYLT

we play "Friday I'm In Love" (by the Cure!) off of Stuff Like That There


The Record Store in Howell, NJ  http://www.therecordstorenj.com/

facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Record-Store/198789200365


Robyn Hitchcock  http://www.robynhitchcock.com/

facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/robynhitchcockofficial

we play "My Wife And My Dead Wife" off of Fegmania

also go here https://archive.org/details/rh2014-03-01.km150.flac16 to listen to the live recording of when he played in Bordentown last year; there is actually a part where he talks about putting your dead grandmother's ashes in the bathtub with a cat and tuna fish and all that weird stuff...i wasn't making that up.

Episode #12

Ken and Chloe talk about John Cale, pick their favorite Velvet Underground songs, "review" the Metallica/Lou Reed album, plus check out Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel


John Cale

-"Hello, There" off of Vintage Violence


Velvet Underground

-Ken's pick:  "I Heard Her Call My Name"

-Chloe's pick:  "Pale Blue Eyes"


Metallica/Lou Reed - Lulu

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

-"Here Comes the Sun"

(this is the video as part of a playlist that includes everything I could find on YouTube from the Glam DVD I mention)

Shake Appeal - Episode #11

Ken and Chloe talk about Jimi Hendrix, Alice Cooper, Ke$ha, Hot Tuna, and even more Cheap Trick!

Shake Appeal - #10

Ken and Chloe made you a mixtape! 

  • "Devil's Whisper" - Mighty Baby
  • "Statue of Liberty" - XTC
  • "Man From Afghanistan" - Curtiss Maldoon
  • "Your I's Are Too Close Together" - the Elevators
  • "Call The Doctor" - JJ Cale
  • "At First Sight" - the Stems
  • "Born Cross Eyed" - the Grateful Dead
  • "Counting The Beat" - the Swingers

Shake Appeal - Episode #9



(plus a little Sesame St. and Happy & Artie Traum)

Sesame Street
-Elvis Costello & Elmo
-the letter L
-Born to Add

We play "No Action" off of This Year's Model

Chloe's (very half-assed) Top Elvis Albums:
This Year's Model
Get Happy!!
Armed Forces
Blood & Chocolate
Imperial Bedroom
When I Was Cruel
...but really you can't go wrong with any of his stuff.

Happy & Artie Traum - we play "Scavengers" off Double Back

Shake Appeal - Episode #8

Ken and Chloe talk about Pigeons (the band), Boomtown Rats, upcoming shows, and a ton of other stuff that has nothing to do with the rest of the episode. 

Shake Appeal - Episode #6

Ken and Chloe discuss even MORE Rezillos and Blondie, plus The Disconnects, Mad River, Alice Cooper, and the drug oozing-ness of Aerosmith

Show Notes (by Chloe):

Rezillos (again)
-Top of the Pops 
-(My Baby Does) Good Sculptures 
-Somebody's Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight
-Fleetwood Mac version of the same song

the Disconnects

Blondie (again)
-start knifing people if we tell you to!! (not really)
-this is what Clem looks like when he drums Dreaming 
-we play "Dreaming" off of Eat to the Beat

Mad River
-we play "Amphetamine Gazelle" off Mad River
-Lawrence Hammond
-Berkeley EPs 
-Mad River Sundazed Records reissue 

Alice Cooper

-self titled first album, Get Your Wings, Toys in the Attic, Rocks, Draw the Line and Night in the Ruts are all really good albums despite what Ken says.
-we play "Sick as a Dog" off of Rocks
-the three cheesy videos with Alicia Silverstone i was trying to remember are





-also, Run DMC. this might actually be the show i was at

Shake Appeal - Episode #5

Ken and Chloe talk about hornets, Hugh Cornwell (again), Lawrence Hammond, Blondie, the Rezillos, Jerry Jeff Walker, and upcoming shows at Siren!

Show Notes:

Ken's hornet sting

Hugh Cornwell interview
-Seve Sheldon (Wild Ones)
-Darius Minwalla (the Posies)
-Clem Burke (Blondie)
-John Cooper Clarke

J.J. Cale

Lawrence Hammond (Mad River)

the Rezillos
July 9 @ the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, NJ
July 10 @ Kung Fu Necktie in Philly
we play the song "Out of This World" off the new album Zero

July 10 @ Sands Event Center in Bethlehem
Wind in the Willows

Jerry Jeff Walker
-Circus Maximus
-Vanguard Records
we play the song "Shell Game" off the album Driftin' Way of Life

Siren show Saturday July 11
Black Friday Death Count

Bay City Rollers

Please, don't send any pipe bombs and/or Anthrax letters.

Shake Appeal - Episode #4

Ken and Chloe talk about Richard Thompson, Emil and the Detectives, Hugh Cornwell, and Chloe's favorite band, The Stranglers. 


Richard Thompson  http://www.richardthompson-music.com/

-Fairport Convention

-Town Hall http://thetownhall.org/

-discography  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Thompson_(musician)#Brief_discography

-"Roll Over Vaughn Williams" off of Henry The Human Fly


Emil and the Detectives  http://dangerousminds.net/comments/hugh_cornwell_richard_thompson_lemmy


Hugh Cornwell  http://www.hughcornwell.com/

-discography  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Cornwell#Discography

-"Totem & Taboo" off of Totem & Taboo


The Stranglers  http://www.thestranglers.net/

-Jet Black  http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/stranglers-drummer-jet-black-wears-5070520

-The four songs he played when Chloe saw them are Baroque Bordello, Always the Sun, Golden Brown, and Genetix

-"Genetix" off of the Raven; here is the drum part written out for all you nerds out there  http://stranglers-ratter.blogspot.com/2011/07/jet-gets-technical.html

Shake Appeal - Episode #3

Ken and Chloe talk about Mighty Baby, Cheap Trick, and The Knack, and how much Chloe loves flutes. 


We had a power outage around the 13 minute mark. We lost about a minute of footage.

Ken and Chloe talked a little bit about the members of Cheap Trick, and how the drummer Bun E. Carlos is no longer in the band and how that's a huge bummer; guitar player Rick Nielsen's son has taken over drumming duties. Then Chloe was talking about the first time she saw Cheap Trick was when they opened for Aerosmith and Ken was challenging her about whether Cheap Trick was better than Aerosmith.

Show Notes:

Mighty Baby/The Action

Phil Collins / Genesis
the song we play is "A Friend You Know But Never See" off self-titled first album on Head Records, Martin Stone (guitar player)

Cheap Trick
link to "the Flame" video
link to "Downed"
"Southern Girls" off In Color

The Knack

song we play is "Good Girls Don't" off Get The Knack

Shake Appeal - Episode #2

Ken and Chloe discuss Tony Joe White, Wire's new album, Jesse Malin, Roxy Music, and Shake...Outta Control , Real Kids new album.

Tony Joe White



  • "Split Your Ends" off the new album Wire, on Pinkflag
  • also mentioned is their debut album Pink Flag on Harvest Records, specifically mentioned is the song "12XU" that is covered by Minor Threat and Dag Nasty


Jesse Malin


Roxy Music


Real Kids

  • "I Can't Shake That Girl" off the new album Shake...Outta Control on Ace of Heart Records

Shake Appeal - Episode #1

Siren Records has a podcast! Check out the first episode of Shake Appeal with Ken and Chloe, and check back every Thursday for more awesomeness!

Show Notes:

the Beatles - Rubber Soul

Cream - Wheels of Fire

Ginger Baker documentary - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1931388/

Chloe's first punk compilation - http://www.discogs.com/Various-Punk-The-Jubilee/release/4854780

Iron Maiden

Decline of Western Civilization http://www.declinemovies.com/i/

the Germs

Matador Records http://www.matadorrecords.com/

Marc Bolan


1st song clip is "Foolin' Around" by Crocodiles off the album Boys; Zoo Music is the label

Brandon's bangin' Patti Smith shirt http://europrosem.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Patti-Smith_Trafaluc_01-930x1116.jpg



2nd song clip is "Summer Dress" by Ryley Walker off the album Primrose Green; Dead Oceans is the label

Bert Jansch; John Martin; Tim Buckley; Pentangle; Grateful Dead


Boot & Saddle http://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com/

Punk Rock Karaoke http://www.punkrockkaraoke.net/

Stan Lee (the Dickies)

Greg Hetson (Bad Religion, Circle Jerks)

Steve Soto (Adolescents)

Derek O'Brien (D.I., Agent Orange, Social Distortion)

here is me singing Cherry Bomb by the Runaways https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoKPVn-QH6c

here is my instagram video of Ken singing Nervous Breakdown by Black Flag https://instagram.com/p/2pjjBzvPA-/?taken-by=newxrose


Adolescents/the Weirdos/the Droogettes event at Union Transfer http://www.utphilly.com/event/826243-adolescents-weirdos-philadelphia/


KNIF facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/pages/KNIF/1447801922116795

if this goes up today, this event is tonight and is mentioned on this podcast https://www.facebook.com/events/1847432238815933/

the other event i talk about, which is a Siren event, is here https://www.facebook.com/events/832954183452638/