Born For Burning Radio: Midnight


Born For Burning Radio: Midnight

We are days away from the SOLD OUT Nocturnal Intrusion tour with Midnight/ BAT at Union. As per tradition, we’ve invited the artist to take over BFB radio. Athenar of midnight has put together a playlist that is anything but traditional. Its eclectic, diverse and out there, but most importantly it’s a total banger meant to played while engaging in your worst behavior. He shares a bit of insight on each tune, and we hope you all take notes. For all those smart enough to have scored tickets early on, we’ll see you Sunday.  BORN FOR BURNING PRESENTS: MIDNIGHT




GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION- earthquake (thinking of California and cronos style bass solo at the end rulz!)

BLACK OAK ARKANSAS- the big one is still coming (again thinking of California. I like the fact that david lee roth actually asked jim dandy if he could steal his act. I hope that’s a true story!)

ELECTRIC EELS- agitated (I doesn’t get much rawer and stupider than this. figures it’s from ohio.)

PAGANS- real world (song just oozes Cleveland. rip mike Hudson)

DAVID ALLEN COE- rock n roll fever (while we’re on the topic of ohio may as well throw in this classic)

SCREAMIN JAY HAWKINS- I hear voices (another Cleveland wacko, there’s something in the urine flavored water here.)

LOVE- the red telephone (getting back to the topic of los angeles area wackos, criminals, drug users and genius.)

THE KINKS- mindless child of motherhood (believe it or not the kinks have other tunes not titled you really got me. this one written by dave davies)

T-REX- calling all destroyers (a very simple song that drips attitude. he definitely was not trying to out riff trey azagathoth)

SHANNON- let the music play (don’t let this one scare you! it’ll be stuck in your head for months. the rhythm is an unstoppable/ force!)

JERRY LEE LEWIS- high school confidential/live at the star club 1964. (this version is so hopped up you can practically hear the band popping black beautys as they’re playing. by the time the tune ends it’s twice the speed as when it started.)

IKE AND TINA TURNER- contact high (while on the topic of drug use. great tune by my favorite woman abuser. by the way when will stadiums stop playing rock and roll part2 so thousands of people don’t have to sing along to a child molester?)

SUBHUMANS- fuck you (just a great tune that says so much with so little.)

RICK JAMES- hard to get (one of the sleaziest performers I’ve had the opportunity to witness.)

STARZ- nightcrawler (fantastic lyrics and probably the best album you’ll find in the dollar bin. pick it up,
you’ve spent a dollar on much worse things.)

SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE- don’t burn baby (had the west coast in mind and burn in the title, why not?)

PINK FLOYD – Lucifer sam (i was gonna pick another brick in the wall, kidding of course. this has Lucifer in the title!)

MEDIEVAL- all knobs to the right/demo version (no real reason to pick this tune other than it’s fucking awesome and they’re from bum fuck Midwest)

TORONTO- break down the barricade (amazing voice and wrote huge hits for heart. another dollar bin record you should not pass up)

ROXY MUSIC- both ends burning (it has burning in the title and is a incredible tune.)

JOHN FOGERTY- mr.greed (an overlooked tune from the very popular centerfield lp. he sounds so fucking pissed on this song. you’d think somebody ripped him off of millions of dollars or something?)

THE MUSIC MACHINE- talk talk (more los angeles bands dressed in black. that down tuned guitar is so damned gross.)

IGGY POP/JAMES WILLIAMSON- beyond the law (the kill city album doesn’t get the credit it deserves. whole album is awesome, especially late at night.)

FUN THINGS- savage (not really sure why this is on the list other than it gets you fucking jacked up every time you hear it.)

BERLIN BRATS – (i’m)psychotic (a los angeles classic with a chorus that just won’t quit.)

DARK ANGEL – the burning of Sodom (had to have a tune that stuck out like a sore thumb. it also has burning in the title.)