BACKSTORY Since Radio Junk Drawer materialized in Portland, Maine in 2001, Mister Pence has offered junk-drawer perspective every Wednesday afternoon: smart sound, garage visionaries, and pop with a problem. In 2020 Mister Pence’s junky outlook shifted to the Garage, then migrated to Furnace and Garden. Occasionally vibrations extend into the open night with shows called night junk.
LISTEN to the 5 freshest shows at the top of this page under the heading “Audio Archives.”
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. . . recent engagements with the so-called audience for radio . . .
01 mister, are you not foolish to think you can pull off a vibrant and illuminating show about exile on main street?
02 are you capable of designing a show celebrating the simple brilliance of bedford corner circle?
03 if alan vega is so much greater than yourself, how can you refuse us the fat city extro soundtrack?
04 did you intentionally forget to note the show’s 20th anniversary?
05 near end of day, is taste the least sung sense?
06 to what extent do you bruise (perhaps even bleed) when very few persons click their love for the latest instyjunkpost?
07 [your personalized question or comment here]
08 is it farfetched to imagine a showy, oversized book about the radiojunk?
09 what might be gained–or lost (gasp!)–with your return to the on-air studio?
10 is comfort underrated or overrated, mister pee?
11 what if Q10 is the only 1 that matters?
12 how could sanford continue, never mind thrive, without mister’s regular presence?
key to images above, top to bottom: mister pence’s photograph of a sanford mill exterior ca 1985; mister chekhov; mister pence with “bottle mic” in rehearsal of master builder by the builders association, nyc 1993; mister treacy; mister pence’s search result for “transistor radio”; mister pence 2020; factory, south bend 2004.
key to image below: aspirations.
The playlists: https://spinitron.com/WMPG/dj/128175/Mister-Pence.