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Radio Base Camp hosted by Steve di Costanzo

Original Aired:
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
7:05AM to 9:00AM

1 hour, 55 minutes

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 7:00AM

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Episode: Steve di Costanzo - Radio Base Camp

 WPKN 89.5-FM Bridgeport

Independent Community Radio



 Radio Base Camp with Steve di Costanzo (Music)

TUE NOV 14TH 2017 7.00AM–9.00AM



Simple Minds “In Trance As Mission”
from Sons and Fascination / Sister Feelings Call (Virgin Records)


Black Moth Super Rainbow “Like a Sundae”
from Cobra Juicy (Rad Cult)


Brent Faiyaz “all I want”
from Sonder Son (Lost Kids)



Bootsy Collins “Bass-Rigged-System (feat. Victor Wooten, Stanley Clarke, Manou Gallo, Alissia Benveniste & World-Wide-Funkdrive)”
from World Wide Funk (2017)



Prince “Housequake”
from Sign O' the Times SINGLE (1987)


The War on Drugs “up All Night”
from A Deeper Understanding (Atlantic Records)


The Weather Station “You and I (On the Other Side of the World)”
from The Weather Station (Universal Music Australia Pty. Ltd.)


Palmas “flowers”
from flowers - Single (Lost Colony Music)


The Doors “Moonlight Drive (Live) [Remastered]”
from The Singles (Remastered) (Rhino/Elektra www.rhino.com/)


Opossom “Blue Meanies”
from Electric Hawaii (Deluxe Version) (Fire Records)


The Dream Syndicate “glide”
from How Did I Find Myself Here? ALBUM (Anti/Epitaph 2017)


The Barr Brothers “It Came to Me”
from Queens of the Breakers (Secret City Records)



Richard Swift “Lady Luck”
from The Atlantic Ocean (2009)


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Call on God”
from Soul of a Woman (Daptone Records)



Luther Allison “You Can't Always Get What You Want”
from All Blues'd Up: Songs of the Rolling Stones (2002)


Khruangbin “Maria También”
from Con Todo El Mundo (Late Night Tales)



The Jook “Alright with Me”
from Pink Boots & Lipstick 2


Swimm “Man's Man”
from Man's Man - Single (Hit City U.S.A.)


Dexy's Midnight Runners “There There My Dear (2000 Remastered Version)”
from Searching For the Young Soul Rebels (Parlophone UK 1980)



Blue Vammp “Jolly Dolly”
from Single


Twisted Sister “We're Not gonna Take It”
from Stay Hungry (Rhino Atlantic 1984)


England's Glory “Shattered Illusions”
from City of Fun / Shattered Illusions - Single (Hozac)


Invisible Minds “Yo Mae Leh”
from Yo Mae Leh - Single (Invisible Minds)


Angel Olsen “special”
from Phases (Jagjaguwar)

Show: Radio Base Camp hosted by Steve di Costanzo

  • Radio Base Camp hosted by Steve di Costanzo is NOW heard every Tuesday morning from 7am to 9am

 My friend Howard Thompson is doing his show 'pure' on 1st & 3rd  Fridays as I've shifted during the day to being the GM of WPKN. . Just bear in mind that the last Friday of the month is reserved for Chris Frantz and his show- "Chris Frantz the Talking Head"


  • I have given up my late night show Radio Base Camp-Late Night on the 2nd & 4th Monday nights from 11:00pm to 2:00am. Because of my new weekly morning music show.  See seperate related episodes


  • RADIO BASE CAMP focuses on the newest indie rock, 60s beat-punk,psych, garage-fuzz, surf, 70s punk, 60s greasy soul & r'n'b shakers, 50s R&R, exotica, afrobeat, jamaican ska/rocksteady and beyond We play deep tracks and unpolished gems, songs you may remember and ones you might not have heard, along with demos, rarities, alternative takes and all kinds of great music that doesn't get played that often.  We also feature new music by current bands, many of whom are influenced by the 60's (and beyond). We do live and telephone interviews with musicians, producers, and chroniclers of an era spanning from the 1950's to present day. We aim to highlight and focus on music with great song writing, sounds and production, having a lot of fun in the process...


  • a little history....RADIO BASE CAMP is a radio show that I started in 2007 on live365.com internet radio.  It became a weekly WPKN  "overnight" in early 2008  from Sunday into Monday for two years before moving to Friday afternoons  in September 2009 with my part-time co-host, Eric Cocks.  In early 2010,  I decided to focus on my own programming and me and Eric reconfigured our weekly radio show into two seperate and distinct shows: Radio Base Camp with hosted Steve di Costanzo and Connections ...With Eric Cocks.  Starting July 1, 2012 I became the paid GM of WPKN and phased out my "working hours" show.  I now can be heard every Tuesday morning from 7am to 9am.

 Radio Base Campt is hosted by Steve di Costanzo 

Contact :  Radio Base Camp FACEBOOK Fan Page:  

For information, questions or to get on our email list:  radiobasecamp@gmail.com

Interviews/Special Shows on RADIO BASE CAMP available on archives:

  • Bill Lincoln from U.S. duo EUPHORIA whose sole album has been called "one of the most important ever"
  • Barry Tashian from The Remains with Fred Cantor producer of "America's Lost Band"
  • MELANIE the noted singer-songwriter  (Steve di Costanzo)
  • Andy Bracken from Fruits de Mer Records in London & Virginia  (Steve)
  • Ron Sanchez from Donovan's Brain, Career Records and KGLT in Bozeman, NT   (Steve)
  • Felix Cavaliere from The Rascals (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Tommy James from Tommy James and the Shondells
  • Carol Kaye (noted session player)   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Singer and songwriter Sam Phillips  (interviewd by Eric Cocks)
  • Andrew Sandoval from Rhino Records  (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Merrell Fankhauser from HMS Bounty and Farkopady   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Singer-Songwriter Don Cooper  (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Sky Saxon from The Seeds   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Peppy Castro from The Blues Magoos   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Johnny Echols from Love   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Richie Unterberger (noted Rock author and reviewer)   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Tom Moon (1,000 Recordings...) (Steve di Costanzo
  • Mark Naftalin (Butterfield Blues Band-special DJ Show)
  • Rusty Ford (Lothar and the Hand People)  (Steve)
  • Hilton Valentine from The Animals  (special program with Germaine)
  • James Lowe and Mark Tulin from The Electric Prunes   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)

and many more....

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