“Lately it occurs to me… what a long, strange trip it’s been.”  A personal journey through a lifetime of listening.  Presented by Mike.


uniquely expressive montage  –  predominantly non-mainstream rock, modern & post-modern jazz and related styles, extraordinary pop and avant garde sounds. 

Doo wop and dub, funk and folk, psych and skronk, bluegrass and bossa nova, post-rock and pre-rock, musique concrete and bubblegum, the weird and the wonderful.  

Yes.  Both kinds of music. 

An immersive experience for imaginative and adventurous listeners who like to be engaged, excited, intrigued, and sometimes simply astonished.  Attention, thrill seekers! 

Side trip:  Reality is Only Temporary (Monday 10:30pm-midnight).


Quotation from the lyric by Robert Hunter (1941-2019) for The Grateful Dead’s song Truckin’ (Ice Nine Pub. Co./ASCAP) from the album American Beauty (Warner Bros., Nov 1970). 

Find it here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlWpK-65T2g            Profile picture:  image by Robert Crumb.

Listen to Latest Episodes

21 May 2022, 3pm

21 May 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #361.  … in the dark… i can hear you whisper…

14 May 2022, 3pm

14 May 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #360.  … nobody… not even the rain… has such small hands…

7 May 2022, 3pm

7 May 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #359.  … i move in another direction… in another dimension…

30 Apr 2022, 3pm

30 Apr 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #358.  … there had been an explosion… and metal and bone and ash was all gently snowfalling to the ground… glinting in that midwinter sun…

23 Apr 2022, 3pm

23 Apr 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #357.  … a feeling deep in your soul says… you were half… now you’re whole…


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