LuxuriaMusic DJ Profiles


Michael Quercio

Michael QuercioMichael Quercio - The Michael Quercio Paisley Underground Consortium
Sundays 4:00 – 6:00 PM PT

Native of the South Bay (Carson, CA), Michael formed The Salvation Army (a rockin’ psychedelic/punk hybrid) during those early halcyon days of the burgeoning L.A. punk scene of the late 1970s/early 1980s.  After the real Salvation Army took offense, he changed the name of the band to The Three O’ Clock, taking on a more pop approach.  Along with The Bangs (later Bangles), The Rain Parade, The Dream Syndicate and other bands, they formed the nucleus of what later came to be known as the Paisley Underground, a musical genre born in Los Angeles, CA.  

After the break-up of The Three O’ Clock, he did stints in the bands Game Theory and Permanent Green Light before forming The Jupiter Affect.  Through it all he never stopped buying records, which accounts for a collection so vast and varied it would make you cry. Here, have a tissue.

Anthea Raymond

Anthea RaymondAnthea Raymond - RPM
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Anthea Raymond is a journalist and producer. She has been creating, producing and hosting long-form programming for NPR, KCRW, KPCC, and Bloomberg Radio for decades. As a journalist, she has covered the beats as diverse as the media, politics, public safety and the financial markets. Her favorite story ever is the multi-part series she did for NPR on Hong Kong filmmakers. Her second favorite story ever was about the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA.  A former Los Angeles Press Club president, she's delighted to be on LuxuriaMusic.

Count Reeshard

Count ReeshardCount Reeshard - No Condition Is Permanent  Saturdays, 9-11pm PT
In his other life, Count Reeshard is a writer, music editor and occasional music supervisor for feature films. Born in Detroit, he currently resides in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Eagle Rock. His film credits include The Dictator, Borat, Into The Wild and The Life Aquatic; his writing has appeared in The Wire, Billboard, The Beat and Murder Dog. He is the author of Van Dyke Parks’ Song Cycle, an entry in the 33 1/3 series of books about classic albums.

Andrew Sandoval

Andrew Sandoval - Come to the Sunshine - Mondays 4-6 PM PST

Come To The Sunshine
presenter Andrew Sandoval is a Grammy nominated producer/engineer, songwriter, musician, author and cat lover. Over the course of his program's seven year history, he has broadcast more than 85 concept radio programs focussing on the music of the 1960's, featuring nearly 10,000 songs from 1,000 or so artists (but who is counting).

Gary Schneider

Gary SchneiderGary A. Schneider - Open Mynd Excursion, Wednesdays  9 pm - 11 pm  PST

Gary is the owner/operator of OPEN MYND COLLECTIBLES, a business that deals with but not limited to the collecting and selling of airchecks (radio broadcasts). OMC was established in 1992 and has grown from under a hundred titles to a couple thousand presently! Gary has been referenced in several books, CD liner notes, documentaries etc. for his opinion and experience with radio broadcasts of the 50’s and 60’s!
He has been collecting and archiving airchecks since the mid-1970’s!  He is also a collector of Garage Band records, tapes, CD’s, DVD’s etc. With a collection of close to 65,000 albums and 15,000 CD’s it’s a wonder he has time to even listen to and archive his aircheck collection, which is about 2500 and growing daily!

Ronn Spencer

Ronn SpencerRonn Spencer - The COOL & the CRAZY (The Secret History of Rock 'n' Roll)
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Ronn Spencer ("Art Fraud") is a disc jockey and a graphic designer/photographer (Sex Pistols, Dead Boys, Angry Samoans, Marshall Crenshaw, Buddy Guy, Talking Heads, Avengers, Gears, Controllers, Gregg Turner and Alejandro Escovedo. He also co-hosted (with Gene Sculatti) and produced two notorious L.A. radio programs: Unprovoked Attack (KPFK-FM, 1979-80) and The Cool and the Crazy (KCRW-FM, 1984-88). He has taught photography and design at the University of Arizona and Charles Sturt University in Australia.

Steve Stanley

DJ Steve StanleySteve Stanley - The Now Sounds - Mondays, 6:00PM - 8:00PM, PST
Steve Stanley is a Los Angeles-based graphic designer, reissue producer, musician, author, and host of LuxuriaMusic’s The Now Sounds Of Steve Stanley. His band, The Now People, released The Last Great 20th Century Love Affair on Parasol Records/Birdsong in 2006. 


Strike - The Kitsch Niche -  Sundays 8 - 11 pm PST

Lately, numerous hipster blogs have been reporting bizarre incidents that always occur at the same time every Sunday night. Who is this mysterious “Strike”? Where is he from? What does he want?

Is he trying to send us a message from beyond the grave? Does he offer us an extraterrestrial answer to world peace through code? One can only guess, but this much is known: We must be alert and vigilant, and continue to monitor his LuxuriaMusic radio show Kitsch Niche week in and week out. Perhaps the answer is already there, waiting to be unearthed.

Dave Stuckey

Dave StuckeyDave Stuckey - The Sixty Minute Clambake
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Dave Stuckey hates talking about himself in the third person. Nevertheless, the host of “The Sixty Minute Clambake” has been playing music in and around Los Angeles (& around the globe) going on 25 years now in various aggregations, including The Dave & Deke Combo, The Lucky Stars, The Bonebrake Syncopators, Sugarballs & His 18 Wheelers … and with his own current jazz outfit, Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang.

In addition he, like many others here at Luxuria, suffers from that chronic, well-known condition variously referred to as Shellac Syndrome, Hi-Fi-itis and Vinyl Vapors. There is, apparently, no known cure.

In this, his first return to the er...internet tubes...since the ancient, halcyon days of The Cool & The Crazy on KCRW, Stuckey hopes to likewise infect listeners with the rambunctious yet exotic strains of pre-bop jazz - when it was cool to play hot… and the needle could literally jump out of the groove. At least that’s what he told me.

Ron Sures

Ron Sures - Happy to Know You - Fridays at 5-7 pm Pacific/8-10 pm Eastern

Ron Sures has been a musician for 91% of his life, and has been composing music for film and television for over 20 years. Some of his film assignments have included I Love A Man In Uniform, Joe’s So Mean To Josephine, The Life Before This, Blessed Stranger, and the 1996 film adaptation of Eugene O’Neill's Long Day’s Journey Into Night.

Among more recent projects, Sures has composed the scores for the TV series Slings & Arrows (for the Sundance Channel), and The Eleventh Hour, for which he won a Gemini award. He loves (and loves to play) every kind of music that was ever invented.