“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! 

Enquiries and comments:  scheduling@2xxfm.org.au                    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

3 Dec 2022, 3pm

3 Dec 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #389.  … say what you will… it’s all been said before…

26 Nov 2022, 3pm

26 Nov 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #388.  … into the nothingness of scorn and noise… into the living sea of waking dreams…

19 Nov 2022, 3pm

19 Nov 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #387.  … don’t say it… don’t even think it… it only leads into some fearful endless nightmare…

12 Nov 2022, 3pm

12 Nov 2022, 3pm … a long, strange trip… #386.  … hurry the dawn…