Imaginary Soundtracks: Vidiots (A Fake 90’s Rom-Com)

In the style of director Amy Heckerling, this soundtrack (a collaboration with DJ Virginia Plain) follows the story of straight-laced Russell Corcoran, dumped by his girlfriend and expelled from law school following a single careless decision. He attempts to hide from reality by taking a job at the local independent video store – only to…

Imaginary Soundtracks: Radio Kiki (A Fake Wes Anderson Film)

Wes Anderson’s movies always have very evocative soundtracks that follow characters’ emotion journeys. This mix (which was a collaboration with DJ Virginia Plain) is for an imaginary film about ten year old Olivia Taylor, who copes with the death of their mother and feelings of isolation by starting a pirate radio station from their bedroom….

Take My Hand

This is it, my final episode of Esoteria on Freeform Portland. Thank you to everyone who has listened through the years, and if you’re missing your Odd Monster fix, my archives here should keep you satisfied for a long time. What’s next? I don’t know! We will see what the future brings. Songs Played Matt…

Fly and Spider

Songs Played Odyssey “Battened Ships” [Odyssey] Kai Martin & STICK! “Binder Min Tid” [Biomusik] Gaznevada “I.C. Love Affair (Italian Version)” [b/w N.O.I.A. “The Rule To Survive (Looking For Love)”] Angela “Take It Easy, Joe” [b/w Sorry] Alice “Chan-son Egocentrique ” [b/w Azimut] Te Arohanui Maori Company “Te Arohanui Concert Party” [Live on the Danny Kaye…

Les Sans Nom

Songs Played Zulu Gang “I Got A Magic Feeling Making Love” [Magic Feelings] Escalators “Here Comes That Girl Again” [Escalators] Oscar Martinez Orch. “Tortillitas De Manteca” [b/w Me Quieres-O-No Me Quieres?] The Beach Bullies “Zip Zip” [We Rule The Universe] The Constellations “I Didn’t Know How To” [b/w Popa Daddy] Schörkmayr’s Band “Der Wald” [Angebliche…

Let’s Get Wild

Apply directly to the head. Songs Played Genie “Black Rock” [Nucleus Experience On Black Rock] Jilted John “Jilted John” [b/w Going Steady] Eruption Featuring Precious Wilson “Computer Love” [Eruption] Dino & The Suspicions “Story Of A Dream” [b/w Jump Type Ballad] Kent And The Candidates “Trouble” [b/w Take Me By The Hand] S. Roha &…

Vision de la Nuit

Sick of the same old same old? You’re in luck, because I get bored very easily, so check out today’s show– if you’ve heard any of these songs before I’ll give you a dollar*! The British DJ I mention on air is Tony Richards. You can find his excellent shows on his Mixcloud. Songs Played…

I Can’t Get Enough

If you think you’ve heard everything, you’re just not trying hard enough. Tune in and join me for some far out music from all over the place! (Also, for the record, corn syrup is bad, don’t believe everything you see on TV). Songs Played Second Hand “Somethin’ You Got” [Death May Be Your Santa Claus]…

Back In the Sun

I’m back and boy do I have a show for you today! Tons of Japanese New Wave, Italian library music, country funk soul (which is apparently a thing) and so, so many songs that I can’t pronounce. Songs Played Krystal Generation “Wanted Dead Or Alive” [b/w Every Man Seems To Be For Himself] G-Schmitt “Bulerias”…

Never Gonna Leave You

Back to your regularly scheduled oddities! Tune in today for a lot of obscure disco, funk and post-punk and you know what? If you’ve never listened and this is your first time, close your eyes and jump in the deep end. It’ll be worth it. Songs Played Peer Pressure “Black is a Colour” [7″ Single]…