Vampire Dear #39: Inspired by the films of Richard Kern

This show is guest curated by Julie Ward. Songs featured in or inspired by the work of Richard Kern. Featuring work by frequent Kern collaborators Lydia Lunch & J.G. Thirlwell AKA Clint Ruin, plus grimy 80s & 90s noise rock tracks that fit the mood.


  1. Orphans by Teenage Jesus & the Jerks on Teenage Jesus & the Jerks (Migraine)
  2. Bored by Destroy All Monsters on Bored (Cherry Red)
  3. Zombie by Drunks With Guns on Drunks With Guns (Behemonth)
  4. Owner's Lament by Scratch Acid on The Greatest Gift (Touch and Go)
  5. Daughter by Oxbow ft. Lydia Lunch on King of the Jews (CFY)
  6. Discount Rebellion by Cop Shoot Cop on White Noise (Big Cat)
  7. Mouth Breather by The Jesus Lizard on Goat (Touch and Go)
  8. Break
  9. Junkyard by The Birthday Party on Junkyard (4AD)
  10. No, I'm Not Coming Out by Cows on Sorry in Pig Minor (Amphetamine Reptile)
  11. Death Valley '69 by Sonic Youth feat. Lydia Lunch on Bad Moon Rising (Blast First)
  12. Life is Cheap by Flipper on Generic Flipper (Subterranean)
  13. He Feels Bad by Helmet on Meantime (Interscope)
  14. Jesus Christ Vampire by The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black on Home of the Brave (Self-Released)
  15. Kill the Sexplayer by Girls Against Boys on Cruise Yourself (Touch and Go)
  16. Blow Dry by No Trend on Too Many Humans (No Trend)
  17. Stickfist by Clint Ruin & Lydia Lunch on Stinkfist (Widowspeak)
  18. King of Sex by Killdozer on Snake Boy (Touch and Go)