Save the Fire

Songs Played Funka Fize “Because You’re Funky” [b/w No Words] Die Doraus Und Die Marinas “Tulpen Und Narzissen” [Blumen Und Narzissen] Maya Casabianca “El Matador” [b/w San Marino] The Patron Saints “Flower” [Fohhoh Bohob] Paul Brookes “Stardancer” [b/w Time Lord] The Winstons “Amen, Brother” [b/w Color Him Father] The Cousins “Kili Watch” [Kili-Watch] Osamu Kitajima…

Live DJ Sets Are Back (Phew!)

I’ll be spinning at Mad Hanna (6129 NE Fremont St) this Thursday, June 24th from 8-11:30pm. I cannot wait to be back behind the decks! This is kind of a homecoming, as I always consider Mad Hanna to be home base, and it’s my favorite spot in town to DJ at. I’ll also be there…

Don’t Say I’m Here

Lost songs, forgotten songs, songs that never had a chance. Esoteria never forgets! Songs Played Ris “Love-N-Music” [b/w Love-N-Music (Instrumental)] 1983 20/20 “Nuclear Boy” [Look Out!] 1981 Katunga “Mira Para Arriba, Mira Para Abajo” [Mira Para Arriba, Mira Para Abajo] 1973 The Ramblers “Devil Train” [b/w Rambling] 1960 サボテン “エメラルドの山彦” [Saboten] 1982 Rhythm Heritage “Caravan”…

Those In Peril

Hello out there! I am pleased to inform you that once again I will be gracing the airwaves with my soothing voice and less soothing selections culled from the dustiest record bins from around the world! Songs Played ADC Band “So Good” [b/w Give It Up] 1982 China Shop “Kowtow” [Atomic Notions] 1981 Moses Tyson…

Every Day Without You

75% music, 25% chaos. Music from everywhere, from everywhen. Come at me, bro. Songs Played Maxine Thomas “Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day” [Roots (The Rock And Roll Sound Of Louisiana And Mississippi)] 1965 Les Loups Noirs “Pele Rein” [Jouent Pour Vous] 1970 Frank Hatchett “Break Out” [I’ve Got It!] Year Unknown Spray Orchestra “Transilvania”…

No More Running Around

Join me today for…(checks setlist)…a lot of obscure funk, new wave, psych rock, lounge, disco, and some other genres I’m not sure of. I also have a ton of album covers in this post because so many of them were so good. Songs Played Shan Miles “Soul People” [b/w Soul People – Part II] 1967…

Destination Zero

If you know what you’re in for, then get hype. If not, buckle up, buttercup, because Esoteria is coming at you! Songs Played The Dartells ” Clap Your Hands” [b/w Where Do We Stand?] 1965 Dada “If I’m Blind” [Thats Dada] 1982 No, not the band who sang “I’m Going to Dizz Knee Land”, this…

What Goes Around Comes Around

All of the music you deserve in your life! Songs Played Liz Mey ” Disco Queen” [b/w Traumjunge] 1983 Lou Fratto and Ruckus “Posessed” [b/w I Loved You] Year Unknown Neoton Família “California Dreaming (Kaliforniáról Álmodom)” [Neoton Disco] 1978 I can’t get oover how great this track is. Elli & Jacno “Je T’Aime Tant” [b/w…

Elliptical Optimism

Esoteria: Apply Directly to the head. Esoteria: Apply Directly to the head. Esoteria: Apply Directly to the head. Esoteria: Apply Directly to the head. Esoteria: Apply Directly to the head. Songs Played Family Plann “Sexy Summer” [b/w Can You Get Into The Music] The Medflys “Belfast” [The Best Of Monterey Bay] Mazarati “She’s Just That…

So Long, Sad Sack

It’s time for rock’n’roll’s greatest hits…from an alternate universe. Obscurities, curiosities and songs that just plain rule. Songs Played GQ “Disco Nights (Rock Freak)” [Disco Nights] Commodores “Machine Gun” [Machine Gun] The Shambrels “Summer Girl” [b/w Girl, I’m Glad] RAF “Part One” [Self Control] 정주희 (Jung Joo Hee) “강촌에 살고싶네” [오아시스 스테레오전자올갠 제8집] The Toppers…