Wrong Division Playlist: Dec. 29, 2016

Wrong Division airs live every Thursday night from 11pm to 1am on 88.1 FM KDHX. Stream the show at KDHX.ORG and check out past playlists on Spinitron. This episode featured highlights from 2016 releases.


Fussy “Common Sense” from Fussy's In Your Head
The Stranger “Ritual” from Stranger With My Face
No Thanks “Ex” from Position
Drool “Youth Large” from Droolpussy
Penetrode “Castrati” from Loss Adjustment
Blank Spell “Scythe” from 4-track demo
Veil “Into the Deep” from Into the Deep
Glowing One “Done” from Glowing One
Waveless “My Apathy” from Spirit Island
Swear Beam “Days” from Swear Beam
Lily Konigsberg “She Doesn't Have A Good Brain” from Eclectic Sessions Vol. 2
Trauma Harness “Echolocation” from Pain, Death, Defeat & Revival
Deerhoof “The Devil and his Anarchic Surrealist Retinue” from The Magic
Palm “Ankles” from Palm-Audiotree Live
Horse Lords “Truthers” from Interventions
Guerilla Toss “Eraser Stargazer Forever” from Eraser Stargazer
Cellular Chaos “James Baldwin” from Diamond Teeth Clenched
Ian Sweet “Slime Time Live” from shapeshifter
Old Maybe “face” from Oblio
Phantom Head “Get Born” from Phantom Head
Ausmuteants “Silent Genes” from Band of the Future
Uranium Club “The lottery” from All of Them Naturals
Weakwick “Curl” from Whistle Along
Multicult “Afterward” from Position Remote
The Conformists “Hail Spraytan” from Divorce
Blight Future “A Plan” from Love & Strategy
Doomsday Student “L.S.D. Mom” from A Self-Help Tragedy
The Miami Dolphins “Disconnected” from Perlite ep
Animal Lover “Waterparks of America” from Stay Alive
Sicbay “Listen To Sound” from The Firelit S'coughs
Dazzling Killmen “Staring Contest” from Face of Collapse

This Week In St. Louis: Dec. 26, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017

THURS. DEC. 29


@ Schlafly Tap Room | 9pm | free | all ages
Bruxism #24:
-Temporal Marauder
-Paperkite
-Joe Hess

The final Bruxism event of 2016 offers Temporal Marauder, an alternative set from Joe Raglani who has built a reputation for complex, melodic songs through modular synthesizer. As usual, the show is free and comes with a zine -- this time full of photography from past Bruxism events. 

FRI. DEC. 30


@ CBGB | 9pm | $5 | all ages
-No Thanks (Omaha, NE)
-Hussies (Omaha, NE)
-Little Big Bangs
-Shady Bug

Omaha's No Thanks blends bizarre riffing with sour political punk for songs that race in ten different directions before screeching to a halt. This is the first show for Shady Bug, a new band featuring members of Dubb Nubb, Persh, I Could Sleep in the Clouds and more. 

SUN. JAN. 1


@ Foam | 9pm | $7 | all ages
-Acrylics (Santa Rosa, CA)
-Fussy (Santa Rosa, CA)
-The Stranger
-Skin Tags

Acrylics grinds out the kind of songs noise-rock bands are known for, but at 4x the speed. When the band does slow its tempo, the parts congeal into a headbanging blob of cymbal bashing and bent guitar necks. 

These are just some highlights. Check the sidebar for more!

Wrong Division Playlist: Dec. 22, 2016

Wrong Division airs live every Thursday night from 11pm to 1am on 88.1 FM KDHX. Stream the show at KDHX.ORG and check out past playlists on Spinitron

Cheer-Accident “Christmas Song '98” from A Smoking For Two Christmas
Gang Gang Dance “God's Money I (Percussion)” from God's Money
GUERILLA TOSS “367 Equalizer” from 367 Equilizer
Palberta “weekend” from Hot on the Beach - EP
Palberta “Thumb War” from Hot on the Beach - EP
Cheer-Accident “Christmas Song '00/letter” from A Smoking For Two Christmas
God Is My Co-Pilot “Menarche” from Get Busy
God Is My Co-Pilot “Leave You Alone” from Get Busy
Cellular Chaos “James Baldwin” from Diamond Teeth Clenched
James Chance & the Contortions “Melt Yourself Down” from The Flesh Is Weak
The Contortions “Dish it Out” from No New York
Brainiac “Simon Says” from Internationale - EP
Die Monitr Batss “Girls of War” from Girls of War
PRE “Haircut Tacos” from Hope Freaks
Cheer-Accident “Christmas Letter '02” from A Smoking For Two Christmas
Coughs “malibu” from Zum Audio Volume 3
Melt-Banana “Scratch or Stitch!” from Scratch or Stitch
Lightning Bolt “13 monsters” from Ride the Skies
Cheer-Accident “Christmas Song '99” from A Smoking For Two Christmas
Xbxrx “Towers of Silence” from Wars
Athletic Automaton “SWEATPANTS NO UNDERWEAR” from Athletic Automaton / Made In Mexico Split
Cheer-Accident “Christmas Song '07” from A Smoking For Two Christmas
Nü Sensae “swim” from Sundowning
Ultra Bidé “DNA vs. DNA-C” from DNA vs. DNA-C
Telomere Repair “Evolution is a Fact” from Telomere Repair
Noxagt “Histrionix” from Noxagt
Cheer-Accident “Christmas Letter '08” from A Smoking For Two Christmas
The Psychic Paramount “Enad/VOAT” from Origins and Primitives Vol. 1+2
Fischessen “Elmpt” from Köder

This Week In St. Louis: Dec. 18 - 25, 2016

WED. DEC. 21


@ Flop House | 9pm | all ages
Grownup Music Winter Gala:
-The Vanilla Beans
-A Leaf in the Street
-Kenshiro's
-Nebulosa

A dance party led by Julio of Kenshiro's follows a tightly-knit show of spirited indie-somethings. Hunt around Tower Grove South late Thursday night or hit the event and ask an admin for the address.

THURS. DEC. 22


@ STLWES | 8pm | $7 | all ages
Too Punk To Trump:
-The Reptilian (Kalamazoo, MI)
-Ankou
-Sep Arer
-Dissention

The Reptilian comes down from Kalamazoo to lead a heavy-handed fundraiser with an anti-Trump slant. Arrive on time for Ankou, formerly known as Laika. 

FRI. DEC. 23


@ Blank Space | 8pm | $10 | all ages
Pussy Grabs Back:
-Posture
-Dubb Nubb
-Ish
-Jane Wave
-Glued
-Willis

A six band power run that ranges from bizarre synth-based songs to deconstructed pop. Don't forget, this is a fundraiser at the newly-christened bar at Blank Space, so come with deep pockets and an empty stomach. 

SAT. DEC. 24


@ Mangia Italiano | 11pm | free | 21+
-Key Grip
-Jaded Evil Lambs
-Squircle the Destroyer

Key Grip performs a rare show on X-Mas Eve, bringing its murky projections and an equally as brain-melting live soundtrack. 

These are just some highlights. Check the sidebar for more!

Wrong Division Playlist: Dec. 16, 2016

Wrong Division airs live every Thursday night from 11pm to 1am on 88.1 FM KDHX. Stream the show at KDHX.ORG and check out past playlists on Spinitron

Kenshiro's “I Need You” from Grownup Music
Muuy Biien “Human Error” from D.Y.I.
Cujo “Victim” from Demo
High Castle “Swamp Thing” from Spirit Of The West
Tideland “Braindead on the Interstate” from Asleep in the Graveyard
Unwound “Antifreeze (Live)” from Kid Is Gone
Arvid Noe “What Makes A Person Break Their Phone?” from Islington
Fugazi “Shut The Door” from Repeater + 3 Songs
Black Pus “A Better man” from All My Relations (Bonus Track Version)
This Is My Condition “walk away” from Cut Loose
Xbxrx “Freezing Water” from Wars
Nü Sensae “Spit Gifting” from Sundowning
New England Patriots “Ribbit Ribbit” from (New England) Patriots Vol. 1
Gang Gang Dance “God's Money I (Percussion)” from God's Money
Made in Mexico “black rabbit” from Zodiac Zoo
Cellular Chaos “Aw, Plant a Tree, Why Dontcha” from Diamond Teeth Clenched
Ahleuchatistas “Sundowning” from Arrebato
Vernacular String Trio “Boughs Break Your Fall” from Parlance
Imelda Marcos “4” from Preview from New LP
Gay Beast “Beach” from Second Wave
Many Arms “Presentation” from Missing Time
Neptune “Purple Sleep” from Gong Lake
Faun and a Pan flute “linda” from Faun and a Pan Flute
The Pat Sajak Assassins “1.4 Billion Mile High Club” from Long Time Listener First Time Caller
Bygones “click On That (smash the Plastic Death)” from by-

This Week In St. Louis: Dec. 12 - Dec. 18, 2016

THURS. DEC. 15


@ CBGB | 9pm | 21+
-Mirror Mirror
-Trauma Harness
-Glued

An all "post" and "indie" night at CBGB kicks off Mirror Mirror's first tour and inaugural release. 


@ Way Out Club | 9:30pm | 21+
-Andy Ortmann (IL)
-Hogg (GA)
-Dead From the Neck Up
-Fritz and Chris Duo

The lineups at the Way Out Club keep getting weirder. Case in point: We have Nihilist Records founder Andy Ortmann (also known for Panicsville) coming down to perform alongside a powerhouse duo that features Chris of Brain Transplant.

SAT. DEC. 12


@ Barnes & Noble | 4pm | free | all ages
New Music Circle pop-up event:
-Kevin Harris & Alex Cunningham

Modular synthesizer and violin will hopefully creep out Barnes & Noble regulars who plan on ruining X-Mas with a family-wide supply of Trump: The Art of the Deal.


@ The Firebird | 8pm | $10/$12 | all ages
-Muuy Biien (GA)
-Kenshiro's

Muuy Biien hearkens back to the late-90s/early-00s era of sassy noise rock a la Gold Standard Labs, Three One G and other associated labels. FFO bands who do disco beats with their tritones. 

SUN. DEC. 18


@ Blank Space | 9pm | $5-$7 | all ages
-Nosferatu (GA)
-Enemy One (GA)
-O.N.E. (MO)
-Cujo
-Newt Patrol

Nosferatu funnels its guitar scum into a solid punk mold with a simple, yet effective approach. Five bands fill Blank Space on a Sunday night for roughly the same price of a Taco Bell combo meal.

These are just some highlights. Check the sidebar for more!

Wrong Division Playlist: Dec. 9, 2016

Wrong Division airs live every Thursday night from 11pm to 1am on 88.1 FM KDHX. Stream the show at KDHX.ORG and check out past playlists on Spinitron

Glowing One “Watch It Go” from Glowing One Demo
Cherry Death “Fantasy” from Are You Keeping Up?
Warm Bodies “At the Laundromat” from domo
Trauma Harness “Last Action Hero” from Trauma Harness/Bunnygrunt split
Hellrazor “A Cool Mill” from Satan Smile
Tera Melos “Bite” from X'ed Out
Cellular Chaos “It Kills Myself” from Diamond Teeth Clenched
Xbxrx “Center Where Sight” from Wars
Britches “Nice Ending” from Demolition
GUERILLA TOSS “Breeding Snakes For Variety” from JEFFREY JOHNSON
Tunic “Will Know” from Disappointment - EP
Heavy Medical “Temperature Wuss” from Threats EP
BIG BEAR “Song 16” from Under the Beach
Horse Lords “Bending to the Lash” from Interventions
Chevreuil “Breakdance” from Capoeira
Upsilon Acrux “Night of the Goblin” from Volucris Avis Dirae-Arum
Many Arms “Thoughtscreen” from Missing Time
Zulu as Kono “Afear'd of Tornadoes” from Split with Sicbay
The Ex “giant” from Knormmalities V.3 Posthumories
Gorge Trio “Roof Halves and Dewdrop Gems” from Open Mouth, O Wisp
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum “S.P.Q.R.” from Knormalities Vs Posthumorites
Tyondai Braxton “Fifesine” from Oranged Out - EP
Tyondai Braxton “Phono Pastoral” from Oranged Out - EP
Battles “Hi / Lo” from EP C / B EP

This Week In St. Louis: Dec. 5 - Dec. 10, 2016

MON. DEC. 5


@ Chill Dawg Cove | 8pm | donation$ | all ages
-Frank Hurricane (NY)
-Wiggpaw (IL)
-Grain
-Ghost Ice and Mister Ben
-Zak M
-Skin Tags

Noise, punk and folk oddities pack Chill Dawg Cove, which is not a cove and won't be chill but there will probably be people who identify as "dawg." Maybe a dog or two, too.

FRI. DEC. 9


@ Bonerville | 9pm | $7-$10 | all ages
-American Hate (OK)
-Cherry Death (OK)
-Furious Party (OK)
-Warm Bodies (MO)
-Glowing One

That's four touring bands and Glowing One for $10. Sure there's technically a sliding scale, but this is the season of giving and this is a small village's worth of traveling musicians.


@ Foam | 9pm | free | all ages
-Syna So Pro (album release)
-Hands and Feet
-We Are Warm

The one-woman force behind Syna So Pro sheds all instrumentation for her latest all a cappella album. Vox harken back to Syrhea Conaway's roots as a vocalist in Rolla High School's nationally-renowned choir.


@ The Nest | 9pm | all ages
-Hellrazor (CT)
-Trauma Harness
-Glued
-Persh

Mike Falcone might be better known for his drumming in grunge outfit Speedy Ortiz, but he takes the role of band leader for Hellrazor, a jagged indie rock band out of Connecticut.

SAT. DEC. 10


@ The Nest | 8pm | $5 | all ages
-Fuck Lungs (tape release)
-A Leaf in the Street
-Beauty Pageant
-Hannah Rainey

Have you seen Curt's new hat? The free-jazz saxophonist pulled a billboard prank in 2015 that gained him more notoriety than most experimental musicians get in their entire lifetime. Fuck Lungs is my (Joe) project with him and this is the release show for our latest tape out now on Already Dead.

These are just some highlights. Check the sidebar for more!

Wrong Division Playlist: Dec. 2, 2016

Wrong Division airs live every Thursday night from 11pm to 1am on 88.1 FM KDHX. Stream the show at KDHX.ORG and check out past playlists on Spinitron

Vernacular String Trio “Frost Makes a Flower” from Parlance
Shane Parish “Blind Contour” from Odei
Nicole Mitchell, Tomeka Reid & Mike Reed “Composition 23B” from Artifacts
Ahleuchatistas “Future Trauma” from Heads Full of Poison
Devo “Golden Energy” from Hardcore (Collector's Edition)
Nicoffeine “GOLDENBERGERSTEEG” from AU REVOIR GOLDEN AIR
The Night Grinder “Structure Maintenance” from UTOPIA
Coughs “Elimidate” from Fright Makes Right
Black Eyes “Drums” from Cough
Smother Party “Narc Shoes” from Casa Limon
Nick Millevoi “signpost” from Black Figure of a Bird - EP
U.S. Maple “Bumps and Guys” from Talker
Imelda Marcos “Dresses the Colors of Crayons” from Isa
Timeghost “Dissection Theater” from Cellular
Talkdemonic “City Sleep” from Ruins
The Ex + Tom Cora “Crusoe” from Scrabbling At The Lock
Glenn Branca “Symphony No. 5: 2nd Movement” from Symphony No. 5 (Describing Planes of an Expanding Hypersphere)
Sax Ruins “Lariko Shodel” from Blimmguass (feat. Tatsuya Yoshida & Ryoko Ono)
Zevious “Passing Through the Wall” from Passing Through the Wall
Psychic Paramount “Intro/SP” from II
Tarngo “Trenton” from Horman
Boris “Huge” from Amplifier Worship
Old Man Lady Luck “1” from Old Man Lady Luck
Cellular Chaos “It Kills Myself” from Diamond Teeth Clenched