The Starlight Collective

Dialogos Monologos by Alejandro

It's midnight on Friday. You're awake. Just you and your receiver. But still something holds you back. Are you afraid you might become a victim of Bad Radio? You can now listen with confidence knowing that The Starlight Collective is now on the air!

The Starlight Collective is a plucky, rebel band of radio personalities who have sworn an oath to fight the forces of Bad Radio. Trading off Friday night's at Midnight to bring you the wacky, eclectic mix of music and talk that many have found, through the years, helps them get through the night.
Jim Dancing Trout: Psychedelic Shaman who Modulates Frequencies at his Will - Ani Raven: Mystress of the Ethereal Night -Dr Zomb: Mystic Master of the Third Ear - Fortunato: The Over 40 Teenaged Werewolf - Rich the L: Lord of the Turntables  - Jim Larrance No Soap Radio Master of the Multiple Turntable Arts - Devin L: The All Hearing Ear - Cap'n Jon Wohlfert : Ace Amplitude Pilot & Austere Risktaker

Episode Archive

The Starlight Collective on 09/29/12

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Sat, 09/29/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Songs of love and revolution

 Music for your mind, heart, body and soul.   This is the last show of The Starlight Collective, which makes way for The Outside World, coming back from hiatus next Friday night.

Ani brings an eclectic mix of sound celebrating revolutionary acts of daring, love, sex, and audio chaos.


The Starlight Collective on 09/22/12

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Sat, 09/22/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Alternating hosts of eclectic tastes

The Starlight Collective on 09/15/12

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Sat, 09/15/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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John Coltrane Tribute Night

In honor of John Coltrane's upcoming birthday, tonight's entire show is dedicated to his music. Daniel and friends will present some of their most favorite Coltrane performances, along with some rare recordings. It will be a Love Supreme.

The Starlight Collective on 09/08/12

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Sat, 09/08/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Troubled by Insects Live Performance and Robert Ham from

Robert Ham from will join us in the studio to discuss his new blog, the state of electronic music in Portland, and will be curating some of the music for us by bringing several hand picked tracks by portland artists involved in the experimental music scene.

Shortly after the midnight hour we will be featuring a live performance by Troubled by Insects, one of the many acts featured on the Experimental Portland Blog listings.

Nicholas Swartz will be filling as host (Jon Wohlfert is still out of town.  He will, however, be joining us via telephone live from the future.

The Starlight Collective on 09/01/12

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Sat, 09/01/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Alternating hosts of eclectic tastes

The Starlight Collective on 08/25/12

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Sat, 08/25/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Alternating hosts of eclectic tastes

The Starlight Collective on 08/25/12

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Sat, 08/25/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Late night radio fun

Fortunato will fire up the old Starlight Express for a midnight excursion. Tune in for that classic late night radio mix of jazz, blues, rock and surprises

The Starlight Collective on 07/28/12

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Sat, 07/28/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Live music in the studio

 We'll be raising up the grarage door, and parking the old '55 Chevy, I've been working on, out on the curb, so we can make some room for another Giant Monster Live Music Blockbuster! Tune in for Sundaze, 1776, The Blacklights and The Sexywaterspiders !

The Starlight Collective on 06/30/12

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Sat, 06/30/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Late night radio fun with live music by The Protons

Stand by for Action! This week, The Starlight Express blasts off at midnight toward the farthest reaches of the inner mind. Fortunato, The +40 Teenage Werewolf, Rev. Dancing Trout and Jonny, are joined in the audio pilot's cockpit by Devon, The All Hearing Ear. They welcome Portland's Masters of the Surf Guitar, The Protons to perform in our large studio. Stay up late and tune in. All instruments are indicating that it will be Crazy, Rockin', Psychotronic Fun!

The Starlight Collective on 05/26/12

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Sat, 05/26/2012 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Miles Davis Marathon

MILES DAVIS BIRTHDAY MARATHON Once again it's that time of year to celebrate Miles' birthday. Nothing set in stone yet, we don't even know how long it wll go on. So keep checking back for updates. We do know that it will be happening, and we'll be play some rare recordings. So, set your recorder and tune in.


The Blacklights play live in the studio - Part 2 of 2

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Sat, 01/21/2012

More monstrous rock on part 2 of  The Blacklights entire performance live in the KBOO studios. 

Objects in Space - Part 1

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Sat, 01/21/2012

Like a rocket summer we're blasting off with Objects in Space live in the studio. Part 1 of 3 parts.

Ojects in Space - LIVE - Part 2

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Sat, 01/21/2012

Blasting off to the outer rings. Part 2 of Ojects in Space

Objects in Space - Part 3

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Sat, 01/21/2012

Beyond known space. Part three of Objects in Space

The Exgirlfriends Club live in the studio

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Sat, 12/31/2011

Fortunato hosted the Last Friday Evening of 2011 by welcoming three rockin' bands to the studio! Causing as much damage to the airwaves as would a Giant Monster Battle over Portland.  Even the rave club next door complained about how much noise we were making! Featured in the first of three parts, The Exgirlfriends Club kicked things off.

The Sexywaterspiders live in the studio

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Sat, 12/31/2011

Part 3 of this Giant Monster Battle of  live music. Hosted by Fortunato. The Sexywaterspiders finally got on the air at 2:30am, and the show was scheduled to end at 3am. But, the followup host Devin let them play past that almost to 4am. So this is the full 78 minute performance as it went out live on the air. There are some short talk overs with the band Di Di Mai.

Di Di Mai live in the studio

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Sat, 12/31/2011

The Last Friday Night of 2011 continues as host Fortunato host a Giant Monster Battle of live music in the studio. Part 2 features Di Di Mai rockin' it out. The Sexywatersiders, also,infested the air room for a while as we continued to talk with Sabrina in Los Angeles.


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Fri, 12/09/2011

Lubec performs live in Studio 1 & later gets interviewed by Cap'n Jon.  Meanwhile, Nick Swartz maintains sonic equilibrium...

  • Artist: Lubec
  • Title: Live @ KBOO
  • Genre: Other
  • Length: 31:21 minutes (35.89 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 160Kbps (CBR)


The Starlight Collective playlist for 09/29/2012

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Negativeland / ChumbawambaABCs of Anarchism
ChumbawambaGive the Anarchist a Cigarette
Miss MurgatroidDolls Inside the WallsMyoclyonic Melodies
Miss MurgatroidToys that Don't CareMyoclyonic Melodies
Miss MurgatroidBallad of the PanatonicMyoclyonic Melodies
Timothy LearyWhile Birds SingBeyond Life
Otros AiresTristeza de Arrabal
Led to SeaYour Ghost
Led to Searust
Led to Seafern musing
Jherek Bishoff2.19.128
Jason WebleyFebruary Relaxing Her Fingers after a Brief Winter's GripOnly the Beginning
Dresden DollsGirl AnachronismDresden Dolls
Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft OrchestraThe Killing TypeTheater is Evil
Dresden DollsCoin Operated BoyDresden Dolls
Dresden Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft OrchestraTrout Heart ReplicaTheater is Evil
Dresden DollsFirst OrgasmYes, Virginia
Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft OrchestraSmile (Pictures or it Didn't HappenTheater is Evil
Evelyn EvelynCause You Want My SisterEvelyn Evelyn
Jason WebleyWithoutViaje
Patti SmithRadio Birdland
Laurie AndersonThe End of the WorldThe Ugly One With the Jewels
Laurie AndersonThe SalesmanThe Ugly One With Jewels
Laurie AndersonThe Night Flight from HoustonThe Ugly One With the Jewels
Laurie AndersonWord of MouthThe Ugly One With the Jewels
Laurie AndersonThe Soul is a BirdThe Ugly One With the Jewels
Laurie AndersonThe Ouija BoardThe Ugly One With the Jewels
David LumsdainePied Butcherbirds of Spirey CreekPied Butcherbirds of Spirey Creek
Noam ChomskyThe Wealthy Classes: The Tools and Tyrants of GovernmentCapital Rules
Noam ChomskyReturn to the TrenchesCapital Rules
Noam ChomskyA Viscious Class WarCapital Rules
ChumbawambaThat's How Grateful We AreShow Business
Kinnie Starr4 My MomTidy
Saul WilliamList of Demands
Ayub OgadaKothbiroTrance Planet Volume 2
Medicine for the PeopleManifestoOn the Verge

The Starlight Collective playlist for 09/01/2012

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Miss MurgatroidKing of SwordsBella Neurox
David DunnTrack 1The Lion In Which The Spirits Of The Royal Ancestors Make Their Home
David DunnTrack 2The Lion in which the Spirits of the Royal Ancestors Make Their Home--
Brian EnoUnder the StarsApolloEG
Brian EnoThe Secret PlaceApolloEG
Magic Carpathians Project/dark/Ethnocore 3: VakFly Music
Magic Carpathians Projectn'est-ce pas?Ethnocore 3: VakFly Music
David DunnNexus 1Music, Language and EnvironmentINNOVA Recordings
Brian Eno1/1Music for AirportsEG
David DunnEntrainments 1Music, Language and EnvironmentINNOVA Recordings
Cornell Lab of OrnithologyHermit Thrush
Cornell Lab of OrnithologyBlack Headed Grosbeak
Cornell Lab of OrnithologyBobolink
Randy GreifWho Am I, Then?Alice In Wonderland 1
Steve ReichIt's Gonna Rain
David DunnChaos & The Emergent Mind of the PondAngels and InsectsWhat Next Recordings
Fermin MuguruzaBalazalakAsthmatic Lion Sound SystemFarolito Discos
Fermin MuguruzaShoot the SingerAsthmatic Lion Sound SystemFarolito Discos
ChumbawambaHere's to the Rest of Your LifeNever Mind the Ballots
Patti SmithBirdland
Meredith MonkMadwoman's VisionBook of DaysECM New Series
Jai UttalDurga PhimamKirtan! The art and practice of ecstatic chantSounds True
Saul WilliamsList of Demands
SpearheadRock the NationStay HumanSix Degrees Records
Medicine for the PeopleManifestoOn the Verge

The Starlight Collective playlist for 03/17/2012

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FunkadelicCosmic SlopHardcore Jollies
George Clinton and the P-Funk All StarsSloppy SecondsT.A.P.O.A.F.O.M
FunkadelicOne Nation Under A GrooveOne Nation Under A Groove
George Clinton and the P-Funk All StarsRock the PartyT.A.P.O.A.F.O.M
George Clinton and the P-Funk All StarsAquaboogieLive and Kicking
George Clinton and the P-Funk All StarsAtomic DogLive and Kicking
FunkadelicMaggot BrainOne Nation Under A Groove
George Clinton and the P-Funk All StarsMake My Funk the P-FunkLive and Kicking
George Clinton and the P-Funk All StarsFlashlightLive and Kicking
Frank Zappa / The MothersThe Grand WazooThe Grand Wazoo
The Mothers of InventionTrouble Every DayFreak Out!
Frank ZappaThe Torture Never StopsZappa in New York
Frank ZappaThee Purple Lagoon / ApproximateZappa in New York
ChumbawambaHere's to the Rest of your LifeThe 1st Two
Chumbawamba...and in a nutshellThe 1st Two
ChumbawambaInvasionThe 1st Two
CrassReality AsylumChrist the Album
Tean DreschFagetarian and DykePersonal Best
Tean DreschHate the Christian RightPersonal Best
Bikini KillFeels BlindKill Rock Strs
Patti SmithFree MoneyLand
Patti SmithPiss FactoryLand
Patti SmithPissing in a RiverLand
Patti SmithBirdlandLand
Patti SmithRadio BaghdadTrampin'


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