Skew-Whiff M.D.

Former host of venerable retro show Vintage Cuts, the ever-charming Michael Daly regularly spins records all over Christchurch with his partner in musical crime Mr Christopher Stone. Skew-Whiff also enjoys pounding the drums for Dark Matter, reading about vampires, and rolling his own cigarettes.

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8k74 Kings and Queens

02.01.19

skew-whiff has a rummage through some musical kings and queens… Killing Joke – Kings and Queens Sex Pistols – God Save the Queen Smiths – The Queen Is Dead Roxy Music – Beauty Queen King Edward VIII – Abdication speech Ed Kuepper – King of Vice Kate Bush – King of the Mountain King Kapisi … Continue reading 8k74 Kings and Queens

skew-whiff has a rummage through some musical kings and queens…

Killing Joke – Kings and Queens
Sex Pistols – God Save the Queen
Smiths – The Queen Is Dead
Roxy Music – Beauty Queen
King Edward VIII – Abdication speech
Ed Kuepper – King of Vice
Kate Bush – King of the Mountain
King Kapisi – Subcranium Feeling
King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King
from Game of Thrones – You’ll Be Queen One Day
Martin Luther King – I Have A Dream
Dead Can Dance – Return of the She-king
Rhythm & Sound feat Jennifer Lara – Queen in My Empire
Ernest Ranglin – King Tubby meets the Rockers
The Techniques – Queen Majesty
TV on the Radio – King Eternal
Kings of Leon – Charmer
King Loser – ’76 Comeback
NZ bird – Kingfisher
movie soundbite – “you’re saying Michael did this?”
Star Wars ep 1 Phantom Menace – Queen Amidala and the Naboo Palace
Kill Bill – Queen of the Crime Council
Bowie – Queen Bitch
Radiohead – There There (The Boney King of Nowhere)
Kingsmen – Louie louie
Birthday Party – King Ink
Sonic Youth – No Queen Blues
Mazzy Star – Star in the Kingdom
Omar (The Wire) – “The King stay the King”
Greig – Peer Gynt Op. 23 In the Hall of the Mountain King
2 Many DJs (radio soulwax) – Ural 13 Diktators “Disko Kings”
Queen Eve – All Hail The Queen
Roger Miller – King of the Road
Beatles – Her Majesty

8k73 Walkabout

12.31.18

“Hey, I’m walkin’ here!” comes the cry as Skew-whiff ambles through a bunch o’ toons with some connection to shanks’ pony… coulda called this one “Walk, Don’t Run” after the Ventures’ classic instrumental, or Walking After Midnight, or Walking In Babylon, or Walk This Way, or Cadillac Walk, or any number of catchy ambulatory titles … Continue reading 8k73 Walkabout

“Hey, I’m walkin’ here!” comes the cry as Skew-whiff ambles through a bunch o’ toons with some connection to shanks’ pony… coulda called this one “Walk, Don’t Run” after the Ventures’ classic instrumental, or Walking After Midnight, or Walking In Babylon, or Walk This Way, or Cadillac Walk, or any number of catchy ambulatory titles … but I went with The Slits second LP and that incredible Nicholas Roeg film set in the Oz desert starring a young Jenny Agutter – Walkabout… just seemed to capture the essence of the idea, whether it be Walking in the Sand or Walk the Line … walking 2018 into 2019 .. Skew-whiff on 8K Radio, Otautahi, NZ

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8k71 Cut!

11.12.18

Love will Tear us apart … Again… just as Mac the Knife Slits water… just like the Jean Genie with his Slash back Razors… Okham’s Razor… Spare us the Cutter. Free until they Cut me down, Cut out Shapes, Cut the World, Cut out to Florida, Cut me loose… the first Cut is the Deepest. … Continue reading 8k71 Cut!

Love will Tear us apart … Again… just as Mac the Knife Slits water… just like the Jean Genie with his Slash back Razors… Okham’s Razor… Spare us the Cutter.
Free until they Cut me down, Cut out Shapes, Cut the World, Cut out to Florida, Cut me loose… the first Cut is the Deepest.
The Rip, The Slice, Slice of Life…
Chop Teeth, Chop Teeth… Chop Chop…
Cut!