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May 6, 1987 - KAOS Radio, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, US View in Google Maps

Artist

  • Skid Row
    • Burckhard, Aaron (drums)
    • Cobain, Kurt (vocals, guitar)
    • Novoselic, Krist (bass)

Crew

  • Dresch, Donna (producer, host)
  • Goodmanson, John (producer, engineer, host)

Set

  • [U] Love Buzz
  • [U] Floyd The Barber
  • [U] Downer
  • [U] Mexican Seafood
  • [O] White Lace And Strange
  • [U] Spank Thru
  • [O] Annorexorcist
  • [U] Hairspray Queen
  • [U] Pen Cap Chew
  • [O] Vendetagainst

Transmission

  • 05/06/87, KAOS-FM Olympia Community Radio, Out Of Order and Toy Train Crash Backside Bone Beefcake

Best available sources

Source Quality Complete Runtime Lowest Gen Tracks Featured Notes
SBD #1a 8.0 No 0:32:51 FM>ANA(3)>FLAC • Love Buzz
• Floyd The Barber
• Downer
• Mexican Seafood
• White Lace And Strange
• Spank Thru
• Annorexorcist
• Hairspray Queen
• Pen Cap Chew
 
SBD #1b 9.0 No 0:30:54 TBC>FLAC • Love Buzz
• Floyd The Barber
• Downer
• Mexican Seafood
• White Lace And Strange
• Spank Thru
• Annorexorcist
• Hairspray Queen
• Pen Cap Chew
• Vendetagainst
Missing some of the between-song banter and noises found on SBD#1a. Love Buzz, Spank Thru, Pen Cap Chew and Vendetagainst all cut in.

Notes

Skid Row hit the airwaves with a midnight set on KAOS-FM. (1) The band had apparently befriended DJs Donna Dresch and John Goodmanson while performing on the same bill at Olympia's GESCCO Hall. (2)

The session itself was an Out Of Order and Toy Train Crash Backside Bone Beefcake co-production, DJs Dresch and Goodmanson would often combine shows when they had bands on. (3)

They didn't seem nervous at all, Goodmanson told Mojo's Gillian Gaar. It was a good break for us to do that show, remarked Novoselic. The recording served as an early demo tape, helping the band secure a string of shows at the Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA. (2)

References

  1. Azerrad, Michael, 1993. Come As You Are: The Story Of Nirvana. Doubleday.
  2. Gaar, Gillian G., 2004. Mondo Nirvana, Tablet Siffblog, [online] Available at: http://siff.tabletmag.com/other/mondo_nirvana_002003.html.
  3. Dresch, Donna, 2001. Personal communication with Alex Roberts.
© Alex Roberts. August 28, 2011