That Girl

This week I’ve got a blue-collar Ziggy Stardust, Don Imus before he turned into a cranky old racist (well, at least before he got old), multiple songs about Satan and much much more! Songs Played 1 Udo Jürgens Peace Now Wenn Du Mich Liebst… SR International 1970 2 Les Problèmes Je Ne Vois Rien Je…

It Was True

So much good stuff this week – a Northern soul track by Toni Basil from 1966 (I know!), Yugoslavian disco, space reggae and more Moogs than you can shake a stick at. Songs Played Bill Joy – Just One More Day Baby [7” single] MSR Recordings 1980 Marvin L. Sims – Now I’m In Love…

Spaceship Lover

A smorgasbord of esoteric aural delights await your ears, mind and soul. Songs Played Jumpp – Bouncy Bouncy [b/w The Bounce] 1981 Roscoe Scully – How Come My Dog Don’t Bark (When You Come ‘Round) [b/w Come Back, Baby] 1961 Chico Hamilton – El Chico [El Chico] 1965 Þeyr – En… [Þagað Í Hel] 1980…

Better Late Than Never

A little of this, a lot of that and a dash of spice on top just to keep it interesting. Songs Played Jomo – Uhuru (African Twist) [b/w Hangin’ Out] 1967 Fay Ray – (Waiting For The) Heatwave [b/w I Wish] 1982 Frank Alamo – Tout Se Sait Un Jour (Two Faces Have I) [Frank…

Resurrection Shuffle

I’m back, baby! After a restful hiatus, Esoteria has returned! I haven’t gotten my new mic in the mail yet, so this one is all music, no backtalk. Songs Played Synergy – Classical Gas [Sequencer] 1976 Quantum Jump – No American Starship (Looking For The Next World) [Quantum Jump] 1976 Terminal Twist – Common Knowledge…

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…