Tuesday on The AIR  we deliver a partly brand-new episode of Radio Free Charleston. It’s three hours of music that lets you support the local scene and indulge your strange musical desires. You simply have to move your cursor over and tune in at the website, or you could just stay on this page, and  listen to the cool embedded player over at the top of the right column.

We have a newish Radio Free Charleston at 10 AM and 10 PM Tuesday.  This week we open with a new track from The Lost Decades, and bring you one all-new hour of RFC, and one encore of the very first episode of RFC International. Life, technical issues and laziness have kept us from doing a new RFC in five weeks, so getting this one done on time was a pretty neat accomplishment.  We do manage to bring you some killer new and vintage local and independent music in our first hour, plus some really great stuff in hours two and three.

After the first hour of RFC, stick around because the second hour revives The first RFC International, from 2016, which hasn’t been heard by human ears in almost five years.

Check out the playlist to see all the goodies we bring you this week…

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Lost Decades “Crushed At Dawn”
The Madison 2 “Small Town (live)”
The Madison 2 “Chains (live)”
The Swivel Rockers “Sweet Little 16 (live)”
The Swivel Rockers “She Loves My Automobile (live)”
Danny Elfman “Everybody Loves You”
Garbage with John Doe and Exene “Destroying Angels”
The Residents “The Aging Musician”
Matt Berry “The Blue Elephant”
All Torches Lit “Vagabond”
mediogres “Morning Delight”
Mark Beckner Group “Odessa”
Sierra Ferrall “In Dreams”

hour two (RFC International #1)
The Beatles and Led Zepplin “Helter Skelter”
The Beetlevanias “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
The Rutles “Shangra La”
Chemical Beats “Welcome To The Black Parade”
Todd Rundgren “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
The Beatnix “Stairway To Heaven”
Be Bop Deluxe “Surreal Estate”
Kerry Livgren “Mask of the Great Deceiver”
The Buggles “Vermillion Sands”
Nightwish “The Heart Asks Pleasure First”

hour three
Ian Dury and the Blockheads “Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll”
Madness “One Step Beyond”
Lene Lovich “Lucky Number”
DEVO “Jocko Homo”
ELP “Benny The Bouncer
Franz Ferdinand/Sparks “Dictator’s Son”
David Bowie “Blackstar”
Transvision Vamp “Velveteen”
Jellyfish “Brighter Day”
Split Enz “Bullet Brain and Cactus Head”
Hazel O’Connor “Writing on the Wall”
Kate Bush “Suspended in Gaffa”

You can hear this episode of Radio Free Charleston Tuesday at 10 AM and 10 PM on The AIR, with a replay Thursday at 3 PM. This Friday we’re going to begin an RFC Marathon that will run all weekend long. I’ll tell you about that in a day or two.

As is now the norm, I’m also going to  embed a low-fi, mono version of this show right in this post, right here so you can listen on demand.

The Swing Shift will return with a new episode next week.