Sobriquet 77.4: In Which Sobriquet Hits the Airwaves

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I'm excited to announce that, starting next Tuesday, I will be hosting a punk rock radio show on KPVL 89.1: The Blend. The show is set to air on Tuesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00 (Central Time). For those of you living outside the station's area of coverage, you can tune in via KPVL's free online stream.

In preparation for my first show, I have selected a pool of 114 songs by 114 different bands from which I intend to build a playlist. In some cases, I picked the band's most famous song (the Sex Pistols' "Anarchy in the U.K., for instance). In others, I picked a personal favorite over more obvious choices (the Ramones' "Slug" appears in my pool rather than the considerably more famous "Blitzkrieg Bop" or "I Wanna Be Sedated"). In still other cases, I chose to replace songs I really like (American Steel's "Dead and Gone") with tracks I'm not as fond of ("Sons of Avarice") because I don't want to upset the FCC by playing something with the word "fuck" in it before 10 PM. (While there is always the possibility of editing the offending language out of a broadcast, I would prefer not to censor a band's material). Still, it is my hope that, despite the limitations involved in arranging any such project, the pool represents a reasonably broad selection of what the scene has had to offer over the past thirty-plus years. I present the list here for your consideration and invite you to suggest which of the songs you'd most like to hear:

The Abs, "Grease Your Ralph" (2:58)

Adhesive, "On a Pedestal" (2:19)

The Adicts, "Lullaby" (2:32)

Adolescents, "Amoeba" (3:07)

The Adverts, "Gary Gilmore's Eyes" (2:14)

Agent Orange, "Everything Turns Grey" (2:01)

Amebix, "Axeman" (3:33)

American Steel, "Sons of Avarice" (3:38)

Angelic Upstarts, "Last Night Another Soldier" (2:48)

Anti-Nowhere League, "Streets of London" (3:19)

Bad Brains, "Sailin' On" (1:55)

Bad Religion, "I Want to Conquer the World" (2:19)

Black Flag, "Annihilate this Week" (4:46)

Blitz, "Someone's Gonna Die Tonight" (2:29)

Bollweevils, "7 1/2 Clicks" (2:27)

The Boomtown Rats, "Lookin' After No. 1" (3:10)

Boris the Sprinkler, "Screamin' Demon Martians Ridin' Go-Karts in My Head" (2:16)

Bouncing Souls, "Lean On Sheena" (3:21)

The Buzzcocks, "Even Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't)?" (2:43)

Chelsea, "Evacuate" (3:47)

Chron Gen, "Jet Boy, Jet Girl"

Circle Jerks, "Beverly Hills" (1:06)

The Clash, "Complete Control" (3:15)

Cock Sparrer, "Where Are They Now?" (2:59)

D.O.A., "Already Dead" (2:14)

D.R.I., "Nursing Home Blues" (3:48)

Dag Nasty, "Can I Say" (2:24)

The Damned, "Neat, Neat, Neat" (2:46)

The Dead Boys, "Ain't it Fun?" (4:34)

Dead Kennedys, "Soup is Good Food" (4:16)

Dead Milkmen, "Methodist Coloring Book" (2:38)

Death, "Rock-N-Roll Victim" (2:42)

Dementia 13, "Graveyard Rumble" (2:03)

Descendents, "Cool to Be You" (2:25)

Disfear, "Soul Scars" (2:08)

The Distillers, "Coral Fang" (2:10)

Dogs on Ice, "On a String" (2:53)

Drones, "Bone Idol" (1:55)

Drunk in Public, "The Way He Feels" (1:25)

Eater, "Room for One" (1:45)

Ebba Grön, "Beväpna Er" (3:24)

Eddy Current Suppression Ring, "Memory Lane" (3:35)

The Exploited, "Alternative" (2:06)

The Eyeliners, "Think of Me" (3:09)

Face to Face, "Disconnected" (3:28)

Flipper, "Ever" (3:00)

Forgotten Rebels, "Hockeynite" (2:06)

The Gaslight Anthem, "Great Expectations" (3:10)

Generation X, "Your Generation" (3:15)

Gogol Bordello, "Wonderlust King" (3:58)

Good Riddance, "Mother Superior" (3:26)

The Grabbers, "Hand You're Dealt" (1:49)

Groovie Ghoulies, "Ghoulies Are Go" (2:53)

Hex Dispensers, "I've Got My Dopelganger On" (2:13)

HorrorPops, "Heading for the Disco?" (2:46)

Hüsker Dü, "Folk Lore" (1:36)

Infa Riot, "Five Minute Fashion" (3:57)

The Jam, "In the City" (2:20)

Jawbreaker, "Tour Song" (4:40)

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, "The Terror of Tinytown" (4:37)

Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers, "Chinese Rocks" (2:54)

Lagwagon, "Wind in Your Sail" (2:43)

The Low Budgets, "Born Before the Internet" (3:09)

Marked Men, "All in Your Head" (2:13)

The Methadones, "Solitude" (2:37)

The Middle Class, "Out of Vogue" (0:59)

Minor Threat, "I Don't Wanna Hear It" (1:14)

Minutemen, "King of the Hill" (3:27)

Misfits, "Hybrid Moments" (1:42)

Naked Raygun, "Backlash Jack" (2:36)

999, "Homicide (Live)" (4:09)

No Empathy, "Ben Weasel Don't Like It" (3:10)

No Use for a Name, "Biggest Lie" (1:58)

NOFX, "Franco Un-American" (2:25)

The Offspring, "Hammerhead" (4:38)

The Only Ones, "Another Girl, Another Planet" (3:01)

Pansy Division, "The Summer You Let Your Hair Grow Out" (2:08)

Pennywise, "Yesterdays" (3:35)

The Queers, "Debra Jean" (3:36)

Quincy Punx, "Crack Lab" (1:43)

The Ramones, "Slug" (2:22)

Rancid, "Roots Radicals" (2:48)

The Rezillos, "Flying Saucer Attack" (2:50)

Richard Hell & The Voidoids, "Blank Generation" (2:45)

The Riverdales, "Teenage Strangler" (1:55)

The Ruts, "Babylon's Burning" (2:35)

The Saints, "(I'm) Stranded" (3:32)

Scared of Chaka, "A Lie and a Cheat" (2:30)

Screeching Weasel, "Every Night" (3:43)

7 Seconds, "I Can Sympathize" (2:46)

Sex Pistols, "Anarchy in the U.K." (3:32)

Sham 69, "Borstal Breakout" (2:11)

Shock Nagasaki, "Hit the Beach" (3:20)

Slaughter & the Dogs, "White Light, White Heat" (3:02)

Social Distortion, "Far Behind" (4:04)

Spizzenergi, "Where's Captain Kirk?" (2:17)

Stiff Little Fingers, "Alternative Ulster" (2:43)

The Stranglers, "No More Heroes" (3:29)

Swingin' Neckbreakers, "I'm in Love With Me" (2:04)

Team Dresch, "She's Crushing My Mind" (1:43)

Teen Idols, "One Pill" (1:55)

Tilt, "Libel" (2:22)

U.K. Subs, "Stranglehold" (2:01)

Undertones, "Teenage Kicks" (2:26)

The Vandals, "His Name Was Joe" (2:23)

The Vibrators, "Baby, Baby" (3:43)

Vice Squad, "Black Sheep" (2:40)

Violent Society, "I Wanna Know" (1:14)

The Weirdos, "Solitary Confinement" (2:30)

Wire, "1 2 X U" (1:56)

X, "Los Angeles" (2:24)

X-Ray Spex, "Oh Bondage, Up Yours!" (2:51)

Youth Brigade, "Sink With California" (4:11)

The Zeros, "Love's Not Fair" (3:04)


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