“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! 

Comments and enquiries:  [email protected]                    Side trip:  Reality is Only Temporary (Monday 10.30 pm – 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

16 Jun 2024, 3pm

16 Jun 2024, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #469.  … upon a hill, as the day dissolves… like the night sky at Arles, the constellations form…

9 Jun 2024, 3pm

9 Jun 2024, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #468.  … what a baby sees…

2 Jun 2024, 3pm

2 Jun 2024, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #467.  … caught between laughter and tears… time is a trick of the mind…

26 May 2024, 3pm

26 May 2024, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #466.  … i use my lips to show you where my mouth is…