Wednesday, December 24

THE TOP 114 OF 2014

Merry Christmas!  Here it is:  the big list of your favorite songs you heard on KJRW this year.  The band with the most songs was Nirvana.  The White Stripes had the number one song, but it was the only song they had in the countdown. Just under 20% of the list were tunes from our College Rock and New Wave Summer features. A dozen songs were covers.  Get Under the Covers again with us in January!

  1. The Hardest Button To Button - White Stripes
  2. The Busdrivers - Josh's Shirt
  3. Perfect Storm - Strypes
  4. So Alive - Love and Rockets
  5. Feel the Pain - Dinosaur Jr.
  6. Lexicon Devil - Germs
  7. Wendy - Descendents
  8. Incinerate - Sonic Youth
  9. Get With Me - PINS
  10. Oh My God - Kaiser Chiefs
  11. Kundalini Express - Love and Rockets
  12. I Fought the Law - Clash
  13. No Fun - Sex Pistols
  14. One Way Or Another - Blondie
  15. T.M.I. - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  16. Strange Love - Cramps
  17. Kiss Them For Me - Siouxsie and the Banshees
  18. Rise Above - Black Flag
  19. Till I Get My Way - Black Keys
  20. People Who Died - Jim Carroll Band
  21. Goodnight Tonight - Dollyrots
  22. Pirate Song - Go Betty Go
  23. Between the Eyes - Love Battery
  24. The Guns of Brixton - Clash
  25. We Want the Airwaves - Ramones
  26. Bad Mouth - Fugazi
  27. The Passenger - Iggy Pop
  28. One of My Lies - Green Day
  29. School Days - Runaways
  30. Dancing With Myself - Generation X
  31. Sappy - Nirvana
  32. Here's To Your Fuck - Gits
  33. These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - 7 Seconds
  34. Drama - L7
  35. State of Love and Trust - Pearl Jam
  36. Phenomena - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  37. Grind - Alice In Chains
  38. Pablo Picasso - Modern Lovers
  39. Dresden Dolls - Fall
  40. Destination Anywhere - Sugarcult
  41. Electric Band - Wild Flag
  42. No Time Left - Crawls
  43. You Sound Like You're Sick - Ramones
  44. Season of the Witch - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  45. Wild Thing - X
  46. Infected - Bad Religion
  47. What Love Is - Dead Boys
  48. Good Guys (Don't Wear White) - Minor Threat
  49. Ring of Fire - Social Distortion
  50. I Wanna Be Sedated - Offspring
  51. Wave of Mutilation - Pixies
  52. Damaged Goods - Gang of Four
  53. The Wait - Pretenders
  54. Love Buzz - Nirvana
  55. I Want It All - Battered Wives
  56. Pull A U - Kills
  57. Bela Lugosi's Dead - Bauhaus
  58. Stray - Heatmiser
  59. Rock and Roll Queen - Subways
  60. Who Was In My Room Last Night? - Butthole Surfers
  61. The Hand That Feeds - Nine Inch Nails
  62. The Wait - Killing Joke
  63. Destroy - Eyeliners
  64. Goo Goo Muck - Cramps
  65. Everybody's Out - Dum Dum Girls
  66. Somebody Else's Baby - Murder City Devils
  67. Take Me To Your, Leader - Pudz
  68. The Impression That I Get - Mighty Mighty Bosstones
  69. I Don't Like Mondays - Boomtown Rats
  70. Over Seasons - Authority Zero
  71. Kiss Kiss - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  72. Dog Style - Viletones
  73. Money - Flying Lizards
  74. Prison Bound - Social Distortion
  75. Hellhole - Detroit Diesel Power
  76. (I'm Gonna) Run Away - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  77. All This and More - Dead Boys
  78. Sliver - Nirvana
  79. Good Thing - Fine Young Cannibals
  80. Suicide - Battered Wives
  81. The KKK Took My Baby Away - Ramones
  82. New College - Dollyrots
  83. Waiting Room - Fugazi
  84. Soup Is Good Food - Dead Kennedys
  85. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Devo
  86. Should I Stay Or Should I Go? - Clash
  87. Higher Ground - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  88. Abra Cadaver - Hives
  89. Wrong Way - Sublime
  90. Friction - Television
  91. New Radio - Bikini Kill
  92. Radio Free Europe
  93. Supermassive Black Hole - Muse
  94. Gouge Away - Pixies
  95. Andres - L7
  96. Bang On - Breeders
  97. Lies - Greenhornes
  98. Ever Fallen In Love? - Buzzcocks
  99. Misunderstood - 7 Year Bitch
  100. Girlsized - Glitter Mini 9
  101. In Bloom - Nirvana
  102. Bored of You - Agent Orange
  103. Cocaine - FIDLAR
  104. Radio Revolution - Vacancies
  105. How Soon Is Now? - Smiths
  106. Story of My Life - Social Distortion
  107. Seriously - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  108. Whip It - Devo
  109. First World Anarchist - Dollyrots
  110. Ball of Confusion - Love and Rockets
  111. Sundance - Public Works
  112. Not My Idea - Garbage
  113. So What - Anti-Nowhere League
  114. You Know You're Right - Nirvana 

Tuesday, December 16

WHAT'S GOING ON (in the middle of December)

We're halfway through December and have had almost as many visits to the station page as in the whole month of November.  Our rank among all the stations on Live365 has been climbing this past week.  Your current favorite songs on KJRW are:

  1. Spoonman - Soundgarden
  2. Closer - Nine Inch Nails
  3. Cannonball - Breeders
  4. Rise - Public Image Ltd.
  5. Rise Above - Black Flag
  6. Bonzo Goes To Bitburg - Ramones
  7. Bela Lugosi's Dead - Bauhaus
  8. Corona - Minutemen
  9. Lies - Greenhornes
  10. Santa Monica - Everclear
The Top 114 Songs of 2014 will be posted soon.  Happy Chanukah!

Wednesday, December 10

WHAT'S GOING ON (at the beginning of December)

KJRW's fifth year online has begun with lots of 90's Alternative Rock.  A couple hundred streams were launched in the first week of December.  We were made a favorite station a handful of times.  And there are lots more twitter followers.  Your current favorite songs on KJRW are:

  1. Cannonball - Breeders
  2. Closer - Nine Inch Nails
  3. Spoonman - Soundgarden
  4. Corona - Minutemen
  5. You - Candlebox
  6. Rise Above - Black Flag
  7. Bonzo Goes To Bitburg - Ramones
  8. Santa Monica - Everclear
  9. Glycerine - Bush
  10. Bela Lugosi's Dead - Bauhaus

Listen for Punk Rock Christmas tunes soon on KJRW...