Gregg Foreman’s radio program, The Pharmacy, is a music / talk show playing heavy soul, raw funk, 60′s psych, girl groups, Krautrock. French yé-yé, Hammond organ rituals, post-punk transmissions and “ghost on the highway” testimonials and interviews with the most interesting artists and music makers of our times…
This week’s guest is Douglas Hart, the original bassist of The Jesus and Mary Chain who played with the group from 1984 to 1991. Hart is a music video director with over 80 promo clips under his belt, including videos for My Bloody Valentine, The Stone Roses, Babyshambles, Primal Scream and Paul Weller.
Topics discussed include:
- Recording Psychocandy
- The JAMC’s notoriously short live sets and the rioting at their gigs.
- Why we join bands
- The influence of The Cramps and The Stooges and discovering the psych/garage records of the Pebbles and Nuggets sets and the effect they had on The Jesus and Mary Chain
Mr. Pharmacy is a musician and DJ who has played for the likes of Pink Mountaintops, The Delta 72, The Black Ryder, The Meek and more. Since 2012 Gregg Foreman has been the musical director of Cat Power’s band. He started dj’ing 60s Soul and Mod 45’s in 1995 and has spun around the world. Gregg currently lives in Los Angeles, CA and divides his time between playing live music, producing records and dj’ing various clubs and parties from LA to Australia.
I Wanna Testify - The Parliaments
I’m Rowed Out - The Eyes
Intro 1 (I’m Not a Young Man Anymore - Velvet Underground)
Rebellious Jukebox - The Fall
La fille de la ligne 15 - The Limiñanas
Russian Roulette - Lords of the New Church
8 Teen - Question Mark and the Mysterians
Intro 2 (Valmont’s Go-Go Pad -Ennio Morricone)
Jesus and Mary Chain Douglas Hart Interview PT 1
Taste of Cindy - The Jesus and Mary Chain
Shot By Both Sides - Magazine
Swamp Thing (Rx Organ Replay) - Mel Brown (Rx Remixed and played the Piano and Organ)
Candyman - Siouxsie & the Banshees
The Way You Do - Jimmy Nolan
Forever Filthy - LowLife
Intro 3 (Ghetto Organ - Jackie Mittoo)
Dandelion Seeds - July
Dreams Never End - New Order
6 am - Vacant Lots
Jesus and Mary Chain Douglas Hart Interview PT 2
Human Fly - The Cramps
Intro 3 (Grits - James Brown at the Organ w the Jb’s)
Mr.Pharmacist - The Fall
You can download the entire show here.