Good Rockin’ Tonight #147: The New England Shake-Up 2017 Preview Special! (September 21, 2017)

Hey folks!  It’s almost the last full weekend in September, which means that tonight is the kickoff to The New England Shake-Up, the northeast USA’s greatest rock and roll weekender!  Located in picturesque Sturbridge, MA, the Shake-Up is all about the music, and so it’s just the music that we’re highlighting here.  And if, like us, you’re not able to attend this year, just listen, think about all the good times you’re missing, and slide a few shekels into the old savings account for next year!

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Good Rockin’ Tonight #146: September 14, 2017

WE’RE BA-ACK!  Just like your favorite story about demonic clowns, we’re making a September comeback!  No vacation hiatuses (hiati?) or website outages can keep us down for long!  We just keep on picking up great tunes and getting them ready for you wonderful people to listen to!  So dance with the speaker until you hear it blow, then plug in a headphone, cause here it goes, and don’t you dare miss it!

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Good Rockin’ Tonight #143: It’s a Vancouver Special! (August 10, 2017)

This week on Good Rockin’ Tonight, we’re not looking around the world for rock ‘n’ roll, because we’ve found it right here at home!  It’s an hour of the best that the Lower Mainland has to offer!  We’ve got the shakin’est sounds from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the shadows of Mount Baker all collected in one place for you, so don’t you dare miss it!

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Good Rockin’ Tonight #135: June 15, 2017

It must be Thursday, because we’re here to bring you some killer slabs of rock ‘n’ roll wildness to help you make it to the end of  your work week.  We’ve got an hour of tunes designed to make it through to that tantalizing slice of freedom known as “the weekend.”   So crank it up, and have yourself a ball!

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Good Rockin’ Tonight #128: April 20, 2017

Today is 4/20, so more than any other day, here’s what we have to say:  Get the stinky fumes of that noxious weed away from my greasy hair, hippie!  Everyone knows that hippies and rockabillies are natural enemies, like garlic & ice cream.  So if you hear a drum circle anywhere near you today, here’s an hour of great tunes to TURN UP LOUD and drown it out!  Don’t you dare miss it!

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Good Rockin’ Tonight #126: 3RD ANNUAL VIVA LAS VEGAS PREVIEW SPECIAL!! 4 HOURS!!! (April 4, 2017)

We’re only 9 days away from the world’s biggest rockabilly party (now entering its twentieth year), and that means only one thing around here:  We’ve gotta assemble music by all the bands that will be providing the rockin’ soundtrack to Sin City.  It’s our annual preview special to help you figure out how many bands you NEED (not want) to check out while you’re there.  It’s our guide to the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll vacation, and if you’re not going, we’ve got four hours of great music, so either way, don’t you dare miss it!!

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    Psycho Radio LA

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    Zorch Radio!

    Zorch Radio kicks into high gear every Thursday starting at 7pm PST at realpunkradio.com for two hours of Psychotronic Rock ‘n Roll. DJake Noose spins all sorts of Trash, Surf and, of course, Psychobilly that will make your head spin. Check out the archives or keep up with all things Zorch-related over at zorchradio.com

    The New England Shake-Up!

    The New England Shake-Up!

    Since 2013, The New England Shake-Up has been bringing rock ‘n’ roll cool back to the sleepy hamlet of Sturbridge, Massachusetts. For one weekend a year, hepcats from the entire Eastern Seaboard descend on the little town outside of Boston to check out one of the most killer rockabilly lineups imaginable. From veterans of yesteryear to the best of today, “gal in charge” Beck Rustic gets all the koolest rockers on one stage by hook or by crook! Check out future shows, grab some merch, or buy your tickets over at newenglandshakeup.com

    A Man Called Stu

    Once the singer of the great Australian psychobilly band Zombie Ghost Train, Stu Arkoff gave up the zombie lifestyle in search of his original muse, the twangy sounds of country that permeated his soul. Now a resident of Nashville, TN, Stu records and tours as “A Man Called Stu” and has been a guest on our country program multiple times. Keep up with his exploits over at amancalledstu.com

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    Another project from Beck Rustic of the New England Shake-Up, NESTFC has all your confetti lucite needs covered.   From bracelets to earrings to 45 record adapters, they all embody vintage cool.  She even does custom orders!  We exclusively use our custom black lucite with red confetti 45 adapters here at the psychoradio.ca studios.   Pick up yours at northeastsparklythings.com

    A Beer With Bear (Or Any Other Beverage)

    A Beer With Bear (Or Any Other Beverage)

    Ever want to go deeper with the people that make the music you love? Got a weird question you need answered? Then check out A Beer With Bear! Bear gets interviews with all the greats, from legends like The Sharks to heavy hitters like As Diabatz and Gutter Demons to up-and-comers like The Spastiks and KLAX. Don’t miss an episode of this great interview show over at beerwithbear.libsyn.com

    Rockabilly Nerd

    Rockabilly Nerd is the place where the sometimes crazy, very often funny, and ALWAYS opinionated Billy Menthol makes his proclamations to the world! From the state of modern rockabilly to those things we’d all rather not talk about, Billy puts out his wild opinions on the worlds of rockabilly and psychobilly every week. It’s always an entertaining and informative read over at rockabillynerd.wordpress.com

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    With a lineup that includes many of our favorite psychobilly bands, Splatterhouse Wreckords out of Seattle is the perfect example of a DIY label done entirely for the love of music. Go check out their bands and maybe drop a few bucks on some tunes over at splatterhousewreckords.com