Fight the Power

Public Enemy rejuvenate their classic “Fight the Power”.

Recreated for the 2020 BET Awards, Chuck D and Flavor Flav reunite and are joined by Nas, Rhapsody, YG, Jahi and the Roots’ Questlove and Black Thought with updated lyrical content.

“Fight the Power”

Lopsided World of L

This week Jonathan L  explores where electronic music and progressive rock collide.
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#486 Berlin era   *denotes first time airs on show   Pvlomo & Diaz Tech “Demon’s Quest” (Badwolf Remix) (Madrid, Spain) *Nightwish “Procession” (Kitee, Finland) -Danny Darko voice intro- Danny Darko “Last To Fall Down” (Italy) -Ben Watkins/Juno Reactor voice intro- Juno Reactor “Into Valhalla” (Brighton, England) -back and front announce- *Kaouenn “Immaterial Jungle” (France/Italy) The Voice Tree “Electromagnetic” (France/America) -The Nightflight Orchestra voice intro- The Nightflight Orchestra “Transmissions” (Sweden) -Kety Fusco voice intro- Kety Fusco “Ultrasystole” (Switzerland) -back and front announce- Parklake “Der Eremit 2” (Heidelberg, Germany) JGR “Orbita” (Original version) (Madrid, Spain) -Kid Moxie voice intro- *Kid Moxie with The Gaslamp Killer “1888” (Cooly G Remix) (Greece/Los Angeles) Ministry “Alert Level” (Chicago) -back and front announce- Mechatronik II “Komfortrauschen” (Berlin, Germany) STROLL DOWN MEMORY LANE -Arjen Lucassen voice intro- Arjen Lucassen “Parental Procreation Permit” (Netherlands) Red Noize “Escape CTRL” (Berlin, Germany) -back and front announce- Julian Maier-Hauff “Tümpelfant” (Freiburg, Germany) -Miracle Flair voice intro- *Miracle Flair “In Love And Hate” (Retrowave Remix) (Switzerland) -Coma voice intro- Coma “Inside Out” (Köln, Germany) Unherz “Drachenflügel” (Kaiserslauten, Germany) -back and front announce- Stylic “Night Passenger” (Velax Remix) (Madrid, Spain) -Kety Fusco voice intro- Kety Fusco “Ultrasystole” (Switzerland)


The British punk band Idles call to action with their new song “Grounds”.  

“I raise my pink fist and say black is beautiful

Do you hear that thunder?

That’s the sound of strength in numbers”



Public Enemy

Public Enemy reemerges just when we need them.

The new song “State of the Union (STFU)” is a free download from their website.

“State of the Union (STFU)”


Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L , always intriguing.


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#485 Berlin era   *denotes first time airs on show  + replay
*Feiertag f/ James Alexander Bright “It’s Alright” (Utrecht, Netherlands)
*Wolfhounds “Can’t See The Light” (Essex, England)
-Dave Brown/PictureHouse voice intro-
+PictureHouse “When Will I See You Again” (Dublin, Ireland)
 -Kety Fusco voice intro-

*Kety Fusco “Ultrasystole” (Switzerland)
-back and front announce-
*Velvet Shakes “Believe It” (Manchester, England)
*Julian Maier-Hauff “Fritzbold” (Freiburg, Germany)
-Dr Robert voice intro-
*Monks Road Social “Sunny Side Up” (United Kingdom)
*Odessey & Oracle “Les Poupées Mécaniques” (France)
-back and front announce-
*Alice Bag “Spark” (Los Angeles, CA)
*Stylic “Night Passenger” (Velax remix) (Madrid, Spain)
-KIDSØ  voice intro-
*KIDSØ  “Childhood” (München, Germany)
*Lucky Iris “Get Ready With Me” (Leeds, England)
-back and front announce-
*Aspy Jones “Give It All” (Queensland, Australia)
-LUbO voice intro-
*LUbO X Yulia “Dreamcatcher” (Köln, Germany)
*Jenny Beth “Heroine” (London, England)
-John Easdale voice intro-
*Dramarama “The Cassette” (Los Angeles, CA)
-back and front announce-
*Alex O’aiza “Out Of My Mind” (Dallas, TX)
*Delta Maid “Alchemy” (Liverpool, England)
-Max Raabe voice intro-
*Max Raabe & Palast Orch. f/ Lea “Guten Tag Liebes Glück” (Berlin, Germany)
*Vision Video “Inked In Red” (Athens, GA)
-back and front announce-
*Mirabelle “One In A Million” (Montreal, Canada)
*Ynys “Aros Am Byth” (Cardiff, Wales)
-Giberto Califfi/Badge and Talkalot voice intro-
*Badge and Talkalot f/ Kevin Mark Trail “Evolution” (Italy)
*Skanger “Condolences” (Dublin, Ireland)
-back and front announce-
*Tres Kings “Sucking On Lemons” (Kent, England)
*Tinfoils “Spitting” (Manchester, England)
-Louise Patricia Crane voice intro-
*Louise Patricia Crane “The Eve Of The Hunter” (Belfast, Ireland)
*Dex Wilson f/OMZ “The World Burns” (Belgium)
-back and front announce-
*DJ Rob de Blank “I Keep Thinking” (Germany/Dubai)


Today is Juneteenth, theoretically the day marking the end of slavery.

Here are 100 people that have lost their lives due to systemic racism and police brutality since the death of Eric Garner 2014.

SAY THEIR NAMES read by Salam Fatayer (Milwaukee)





Muzz, a new supergroup of sorts with Paul Banks (Interpol), Josh Kaufman (Bonny Light Horseman), and Matt Barrick (The Walkmen) debut with Muzz, the album.

The cleverly titled “Knuckleduster” is one of the songs.


Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters

Tanya Donelly, solo artist and star of monumental bands such as Throwing Muses, The Breeders and Belly, has teamed up with the Parkington Sisters, a trio from Cape Cod.

An album of covers is scheduled for August. Expect songs by Leonard Cohen, Kirsty MacColl, Echo & The Bunnymen, Wings, Pretenders, Mary Margaret O’Hara, Linda Rondstadt, and Split Enz.

Here they perform “Automatic” by the Go-Gos.  


Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L , a new music perspective from Berlin.


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#484 Berlin era   *denotes first time airs on show  + replay

*Drew Davies “X and Y” (London, England)
*Dubmatix & Prince Blanco “Gonna Be Alright” (Toronto, Canada)
-Ian Astbury & Billy Duffy voice intro-
The Cult “Hinterland” (2016)
*Louise Patricia Crane f/ Ian Anderson “Snake Oil” (United Kingdom)
-back and front announce-
*Juloboy “Counting The Days” (France)
*Ryder “Crash And Burn” (Acoustic) (Queens, New York)
-Hightown Pirates voice intro-
*Hightown Pirates “He Who Lies Flat” (London, England)
*PRYSM “Watchers” (Newcastle, England)
-back and front announce-
*serpentwithfeet “A Comma” (Los Angeles, CA)
*Liam McClair “Better Side” (Manchester, England)
-Trad. Attack! voice intro-
+Trad. Attack! “Kus mu süda…” (Tartu/Viandi, Estonia)
*Black Needle Noise with “Seeds Of Evil” (Oslo, Norway/L.A.)
-back and front announce-
*Moses Jones “Funky Crusie Club Mix” (Denver, CO)
*Börni “New Heights” (Zürich, Switzerland)
-John Easdale voice intro-
*Dramarama “Beneath The Zenith” (Los Angeles, CA)
*The English Rain “My Town” (Brisbane, Australia)
-back and front announce-
*The Weight “Better Days” (Vienna, Austria)
*Double Françoise “Les Bijoux” (Mauléon, Deux-Sèvres, France)
-Baby Chaos voice intro-
*Baby Chaos “The White Witch” (Glasgow, Scotland)
*Orbo “Place To Hide” (Bergen, Norway)
-back and front announce-
*Vina Rose “The Best” (Tina Turner cover) (Milan/London)
*Borrowed Chords “Let Me Go” (Adelaide, Australia)
-Jane N’ The Jungle voice intro-
*Jane N’ The Jungle “Beach On Fire” (Phoenix, AZ)
-PictureHouse voice intro
*PictureHouse “When Will I See You Again” (Dublin, Ireland)
-back and front announce-
*Hayley McKay “Thinking About Last Night” (Ireland)
-Richard Butler voice intro-
+The Psychedelic Furs “You’ll Be Mine” (London, England)
*The Suicide Notes “On The Rocks” (Portland, OR)
-back and front announce-
*The Opium Cartel f/ Bjorn Riis “A Maelstrom Of Stars” (Sandoya, Norway)

Machine Gun Kelly

Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly and drummer Travis Barker just recorded a blistering cover of Rage Against the Machine’s “Killing in the Name”.

The original from 1991, now timelier than ever.

“Killing in the Name”

Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L , rocks us from Berlin.


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#483 Berlin era   *denotes first time airs on show  + replay

*Night Operations “Pull The Trigger” (N.W. England) 
*Odeum “I Did Not Write This Song For You” (Belgium)
-Josie Cotton voice intro-
*Josie Cotton “Who Killed Teddy Bear” (Los Angeles)
*The Swagger “Loaded Gun” (London, England)
-back and front announce-
*Electric Litany “England” (London, England)
*Def Robot “Claim Your Stake” (North England)
-The Brevet voice intro-
*The Brevet “Roses” (Irvine, CA)
*Blackout JA & Liondub “Rize Again” (Portland, Jamaica)
-back and front announce-
*Max M “Never Wanna Leave” (Ext. Mix) (Milan, Italy)
*Dreamers f/ Grandson “Heat Seeker” (Los Angeles)
-Cherie Currie voice intro-
*Cherie Currie “Roxy Roller” (Los Angeles)
*The Viewers “Hip Shake” (United Kingdom)
-back and front announce-
*Subshine “Living Like It’s Real” (Norway)
*Le Fil “Undercover” (London, England)
-Debbie Nunn voice intro-
*Debbie Nunn “World On My Shoulders” (United Kingdom)
*Hermitude “Too High” (Sydney, Australia)
-back and front announce-
*The Thank Yous “These Things Happen” (Oslo, Norway)
*Dead Captain “Laughing Through The Darkness” (Manchester, England)
-Baby Chaos voice intro-
*Baby Chaos “Everything I Counted On…” (Glasgow, Scotland)
*Roos Jonker & Dean Tippet “Love Like That” (Amsterdam)
-back and front announce-
*Felixity “Twisted Love” (Bristol, England)
*Nick Cave “Cosmic Dancer” (T.Rex cover) (Australia)
-Gilberto Caleffi voice intro-
*Badge and Talkalot f/ Ian Whitelaw “Help Me” (Italy)
*Mizbee “Winning Hand” (London, England)
-back and front announce-
*Cyanide Sundae “Disconnected” (Worthing, England)
*Fran “Mind” (Western Australia)
-Miracle Flair voice intro-
*Miracle Flair “The Untold” (Switzerland)
*High Tiny Hairs “Leave Me Alone” (Spain)
-back and front announce-
*Boy George f/ Dennis Bovell “Play Me Dub” (London, England)


Squid, a young punk quintet out of Brighton (UK), gives us a song appropriate for isolation.

Scream along to “Sludge”.    


Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys, Boston’s pride, debuted a hilarious new single Saturday Night when they streamed a live concert at Fenway Park sans audience in the stands, all to benefit Boston Resiliency Fund, Habitat For Humanity Greater Boston, and Feeding America. Bruce Springsteen made a special guest appearance.

Hear and watch “Mick Jones Nicked My Pudding”.  

“Mick Jones Nicked My Pudding”


Black Out Tuesday

#BlackLivesMatter #TheShowMustBePaused to combat racial discrimination and social injustice.

Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L with more new music from his Berlin home.



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#482 Berlin era   *denotes first time airs on show  + replay

*Lizard Brain “32 Years” (Cambridge, England)
*DJ Lady Lloyd meets Kinky Roland “Just Another” (London, England)
-kmfrommyills voice intro-
*kmfrommyills “The Garden In Side” (Italy)
*Curtis Casey “Crying” (Roy Ordison cover) (Phoenix, Arizona)
-back and front announce-
*The Urban Voodoo Machine “Living In Fear” (London, England)
*PreCog “Fear” (Nashville, TN)
-The Gold Needles voice intro-
*The Gold Needles “Billy Liar” (Kingston upon Hull, England)
*Half Decent “Every Single Moment” (Oxford, England)
-back and front announce-
*Adam Sweet “You Or Me” (Lyme Regis, England)
*Thierry von der Warth “Patience” (Belgium)
-Cherie Currie voice intro-
*Cherie Currie “Draggin The Line” (Tommy James cover) (Los Angeles)
*Tic Tic “Everything Familiar” (Kristiansand, Norway)
-back and front announce-
*Katie Wood & Ben Rotherham “Steve” (London, England)
*Telquist “Fun” (Regensburg, Germany)
-Dr Robert (Blow Monkeys) voice intro-
*Monks Road Social f/ Dr Robert “Egyptian Magic” (London, England)
*Julian Maier-Hauff “Tümpelant” (Freiburg, Germany)
-back and front announce-
*Shubangi, Duuq “OK” (Münster, Germany)
*Petter Carlsen “Dogs” (Alta, Norway)
-Farba Kingdom voice intro-
*Farba Kingdom “Leave God Alone” (Moscow, Russia)
*Screens 4 Eyes “Sometimes A Gate Is Opened” (Tel Aviv, Israel)
-back and front announce-
*Saya Noé “Thunder” (Budapest, Hungary)
-Chris Jasper voice intro-
*Chris Jasper “Nothing Can Change This Love” (Sam Cooke cover) (NY)
*Gordi “Sandwiches” (Sydney, Australia)
*Zion Train f/ Lua & EL Natron “Watch Where” (United Kingdom)
-back and front announce-
*Da.Ra “Whiskey N Honey” (London, England)
-Hegarty voice intro-
*Hegarty “More Than Life To This” (Liverpool, England)
*West On Colfax “Barfly” (NW England)
-L7 voice intro-
*L7 “Fake Friends” (Joan Jett cover) (Los Angeles)
-back and front announce-
*Ministry “Alert Level” (Chicago)