24 December 2022 (What’s This Yule?)

The What’s This Called? #HolidaySpecial on Freeform Portland! 6-8 PM Pacific Standard Time, Christmas Eve 2022.


  1. Greg Skloff “Commencing” [8th Annual Report ]
  2. Joseph Achron “Hebrew Melody, Op. 33 (Arr. For theremin and piano)” [Rachmaninov, S.: Vocalise / Saint-Saens, C.: Le Cygne / Falla, M.: El Amor Brujo / Achron, J.: Hebrew Melody (The Art of the Theremin)]
  3. Green River “Away in a Manger” [Another Pyrrhic Victory]
  4. Delphine Dora “opus divinum” [Hymnes Apophatiques]
  5. John Fahey “Red Cross, Disciple Of Christ Today” [Red Cross]
  6. Rush Coil “Joy to the World” [8-bit Christmas]
  7. Ginger Baker’s Air Force “We Free Kings” [Airforce 2]
  8. Unto Ashes “Krampusnacht (For Krampus the Christmas Demon)” [Spellbound in Winter]
  9. Yellow6 “Old Roads” [Old Roads New Paths (Merry Xmas 2021)]
  10. Foxygen “Rise Up” [Hang]
  11. Nonconnah ” The Valley Of The Cupped Hand Of God” [Winter EP]
  12. Four Dimensional Nightmare “Icicles” [Icicles]
  13. Galaxie 500 “Listen, The Snow Is Falling” [This is Our Music]
  14. Yoko Ono “Walking On Thin Ice” [Yes, I’m A Witch]
  15. Sigur Rós “Varúð” [Valtari]
  16. The Legendary Pink Dots “A Star Is Born” [The Gethsemane Option]
  17. Sonic Youth “Hoarfrost” [A Thousand Leaves]
  18. Philip Polk Palmer “Silent Night” [Silent Night]
  19. Kronos Quartet “Winter Was Hard” [Winter Was Hard]
  20. Zach Zinn “As We Fell from Our Radiant Palaces” [8th Annual Report ]

10 December 2022

The Money Show. It’s the Fall/Winter Fundraiser at Freeform Portland and so this show is themed around the struggle to get by in a world run by credits and debits.


  1. Negativland “Gimme the Mermaid” [No Business]
  2. Black Flag “Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie” [Damaged]
  3. Spinal Tap “Gimme Some Money” [This Is Spinal Tap]
  4. Alien Sex Fiend “I Am a Product” [Who’s Been Sleeping in My Brain]
  5. Sandman “Everything Is Free” [Roll Out Cowboy]
  6. Sleepytime Gorilla Museum “The Creature” [Of Natural History]
  7. Kim Gordon “Get Yr Life Back” [No Home Record]
  8. The Pop Group “Rob A Bank” [For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?]
  9. The Legendary Pink Dots “Pennies for Heaven” [Maria Dimension]
  10. Orbit Service “Minutes, Dollars, Days” [Twilight]
  11. The Bran Flakes “Turn The Channel It’s Another Commercial” [I Don’t Have A Friend]
  12. Unknown “Ban Deoderant #2” [1960s Psychedelic Radio Commercials]
  13. Ben LaMar Gay “Muhal” [Downtown Castles Can Never Block the Sun]
  14. Steinski “The Payoff Mix” [What Does It All Mean? – 1983-2006 Retrospective]
  15. Laurie Anderson “Puppet Motel” [Live in New York]
  16. Eric B. & Rakim “Paid In Full” [Paid In Full]
  17. 23 Skidoo “Coup – 12″ 45 Version” [Urban Gamelan]
  18. The Upsetters “Dollar In the Teeth” [Ska & Reggae Classics]
  19. Lindsay Cooper “General Strike” [Further Perspectives & Distortion: An Encyclopedia of British Experimental and Avant-Garde Music 1976-1984]
  20. Have A Nice Life “There Is No Food” [Deathconsciousness]
  21. The Incredible String Band “Empty Pocket Blues – 2010 Remaster” [The Incredible String Band]
  22. Woody Guthrie “The Great Dust Storm (Dust Storm Disaster)” [Dust Bowl Ballads]
  23. Fleetwood Mac “The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown) – 2013 Remaster” [Then Play On (2013 Remaster; Expanded Edition)]
  24. Suicide “Rocket USA – 2019 – Remaster” [Suicide (2019 – Remaster)]
  25. Tiny TIm “Tiny Tim Midnight Supper” [1960s Psychedelic Radio Commercials]
  26. Van Der Graaf Generator “Refugees – Remastered” [The Least We Can Do Is Wave To Each Other]
  27.  “Springfield Rifle/Nordstroms” [1960s Psychedelic Radio Commercials]
  28. Pussy Galore “Ship Comin’ In ” [Historia De La Musica Rock]
  29. Ute Lemper sings Tom Waits “The Part You Throw Away” [Ute Lemper – Punishing Kiss]