Episode Guide: The Wall of Sound – Season 5 (2015-2016)

THE WALL OF SOUND


Season 5 (2015-2016) [13 episodes] #98-110 (and 16 specials)


Host: The Postman


Genre: Grateful Dead, psychedelic blues, rock & roll, science-fiction and comedy


FORMAT


Running time: 2 hours (120 minutes; with breaks in-between four segments of 26:40)

Airs/webcasts: Weekly on Fridays: 8pm – 10pm (Pacific time)


NUMBER OF EPISODES / SPECIALS


Regular episodes: 13 (#98 – #110: Saturday, October 31, 2015 – Friday, June 24, 2016)

The Wall of Sound Super Specials: 2 (#10: Friday, February 5, 2016 – #11: Friday, April 1, 2016)

The Wall of Sound Presents: 9 (#1: Friday, November 6, 2015 – #9: Friday, September 16, 2016)

The Wall of Sound Star Wars Spacetacular #1 – Episode I: The Saga Begins (Friday, December 18, 2015)

The Wall of Sound Acid Test Flashback: January 8, 1966 (Friday, January 8, 2016)

The Wall of Sound’s Ferris Bueller’s Day Off 30th Anniversary Special (Friday, June 10, 2016)

The Wall of Sound Star Trek Spacetacular Special: 50 Golden Years of the Roddenberry Universe (Friday, September 9, 2016)

Total episodes (regular + various specials): 28 (56 hours)


RELEASE


Local Broadcast: KUBU 96.5 FM [LP] (Public Access Sacramento)

Webcast (formerly, through January 31, 2016): www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento; (present): www.surfernetwork.com


SEASON 5 (2015-2016) EPISODES


#98 (1) High Five Halloween (Saturday, October 31, 2015)-The Season 5 premiere!

Notes: Series return / Season 5 premiere episode, aired at Midnight on Halloween 2015. First new episode of The Wall of Sound since December 2002.

Repeat: March 11, 2016.


WoSP1 (WP5.1) The Wall of Sound Presents: 4 in ’15: The San Francisco Sound – Part I (The ’60s) (Friday, November 6, 2015)

Note: The series moves to Fridays at 8pm – 10pm Pacific Time with this Presents episode.

Repeat: Friday, March 18, 2016.


WoSP2 (WP5.2) The Wall of Sound Presents: 4 in ’15: The San Francisco Sound – Part II (The ’70s) (Friday, November 13, 2015)

Repeat: Friday, April 8, 2016.


WoSP3 (WP5.3) The Wall of Sound Presents: 4 in ’15: The San Francisco Sound – Part III (The ’80s) (Friday, November 20, 2015)

Repeat: Friday, April 15, 2016.


WoSP4 (WP5.4) The Wall of Sound Presents: 4 in ’15: The San Francisco Sound – Part 4everNow (The ’90s and Beyond!) (Friday, November 27, 2015)

Note: This is the final Wall of Sound Presents for Season 5. The next WoSP premieres in September 2016.

Repeats: Friday, April 22, 2016.


#99 (2) “The Golden Road: 50 Years of The Grateful Dead – Part I” (Friday, December 4, 2015)

Repeats: Friday, January 22, 2016 and Friday, May 27, 2016.


#100 (3) “The Golden Road: 50 Years of The Grateful Dead – Part II” (Friday, December 11, 2015)

Note: This is the 100th regular series episode of The Wall of Sound.

Repeats: Friday, January 29, 2016 and Friday, June 3, 2016.


WoSW1 (SW1) The Wall of Sound Star Wars Spacetacular Special – Episode I: The Saga Begins (Friday, December 18, 2015)

Repeat: Friday, May 20, 2016.


#101 (4) “Tis the Season” (Friday, December 25, 2015)

Note: The Christmas 2015 episode and the final episode of 2015.

Repeat: Friday, September 2, 2016.


#102 (5) “Spacey NYD” (Friday, January 1, 2016)

Note: The first episode of 2016.

Repeat: Friday, June 17, 2016.


WoCid1 (LSD1) The Wall of Sound Acid Test Flashback: January 8, 1966 (Friday, January 8, 2016)


SupSp#10 (sp5.1) The Wall of Sound Super Special: The X-Philes of Agent Moulder (Friday, February 5, 2016)

Notes: Song choices and faves of past Wall of Sound guest DJ “Agent Moulder”. This is the first Wall of Sound Super Special since #9 “Easter 2K2 Special” on Sunday, March 31, 2002 – almost 14 years previous!


#103 (6) “Valentine’s Weekend: From the Heart” (Friday, February 12, 2016)

Note: The Saint Valentine’s Day Weekend 2016 episode.

Repeat: Friday, July 22, 2016.


#104 (7) “Vince Welnick” (Friday, February 19, 2016)

Repeat: Friday, July 29, 2016.


#105 (8) “Rare Cuts and Oddities – Part I” (Friday, February 26, 2016)

Repeat: Friday, August 12, 2016.


#106 (9) “Rare Cuts and Oddities – Part II” (Friday, March 4, 2016)

Repeat: Friday, August 19, 2016.


#107 (10) “A Fillmore Easter Weekend” (Friday, March 25, 2016)

Repeat: Friday, August 26, 2016.


SupSp#11 (sp5.2) The Wall of Sound Super Special #11: April Fools’ Daze (Friday, April 1, 2016)

Repeat: Friday, August 5, 2016


#108 (11) “Ladies and Gentlemen… The Fillmore East ’71: Goin’ On 45” (Friday, April 29, 2016)

Repeat: Friday, September 23, 2016.


#109 (12) “Billy K. @ 70” (Friday, May 6, 2016)

Repeat: Friday, September 30, 2016.


WoSP5 (WP5.5) The Wall of Sound Presents #5 “The Grass Is Always Greener: Let’s Hear It for the Lawnboys (Friday, May 13, 2016)


The Wall of Sound’s Ferris Bueller’s Day Off 30th Anniversary Special (Friday, June 10, 2016)

Repeat: 2017.


#110 (13) “Robert Hunter @ 75” (Friday, June 24, 2016)

Note: This is the Season 5 finale.

Repeat: Friday, October 7, 2016.


WoSP6 (WP5.6) The Wall of Sound Presents #6 “Canada D’eh” (Friday, July 1, 2016)


WoSP7 (WP5.7) The Wall of Sound Presents #7 “CD bd 44” (Friday, July 8, 2016)


WoSP8 (WP5.8) The Wall of Sound Presents #8 “CM 29ish (Charliey’s Choice)” (Friday, July 15, 2016)


ST1 (Trek50) The Wall of Sound Star Trek Spacetacular Special: 50 Golden Years of the Roddenberry Universe (Friday, September 9, 2016)


WoSP9 (wp5.9) The Wall of Sound Presents #9: “Local 916: The Sound of Sacramento” (Friday, September 16, 2016)

Repeat: Saturday, September 9, 2017.


Note: Season 6 (2016-2017) premieres Friday, October 14, 2016.