From 1993 to 2000 Rick Sylvain's video show aired every week on BTV cable 25 in Berkeley. He also aired his show in el Cerrito, Albany, Hercules and San Francisco. After Sylvain stopped his video show he started his DJ business. Here are the 126 shows he produced over the eight years it ran. If you would like a dvd copy of any show please e-mail the vainman.

'Live with Rick Sylvain - Video Show Playlists shows #1 - #50

RS 1

band name - song title (label)

redd kross - yesterday once more (a & m)
subincision - alien head babys (no label)
nymphs - sad and damned (geffen)
massive attack - protection (virgin)
material issue - diane (mercury)
subincision - anti-bark device (no label yet)
karen finley - it's my body (rykodisc)

RS 2

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band name - song title (label)

fastbacks - gone to the moon (sub pop)
swinging utters - teenage genocide (new red archives)
dishwalla - it's gonna take some time (a & m)
small factory - last time that we talked (vernon yard)
teenage fanclub - the concept (geffen)
swinging utters - no eager men (new red archives)
primus - jerry was a race car driver (interscope)
flanin' groovies - turn it on (???)

RS 3

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band name - song title (label)

undertones - teenage kicks` (rykodisc)
Larry & Laurie Collins interview
supersuckers - coattail rider (sub pop)
hammerbox - hed (c/z)
collins kids interview (con't)
supersnazz - breakout (sub pop)
sordid humor - barbarosa (capricorn)
collins kids interview (conclusion)
reverend horton heat - psychobilly freakout (sub pop)
lucy's fur coat - treasure hands (relativity)

RS 4

band name - song title (label)

meices - daddy's gone to california (london)
oppreessed logic - reality at 10 o'clock (ransom note)
devo - satisfaction (warner bros.)
velocity girl - audrey's eyes ( sub pop)
subincision - anti-bark device (no label)
ween - i can't put my finger on it (electra)
reg & ed - ??? (zafio/bluurg)
oppressed logic - old school days (ransom note)
mike watt - against the seventies (columbia)
mighty mighty bosstones i don't know how to party (polygram)

RS 5

band name - song title (label)

parasites - both sides now (shredder)
5:30 - 13th deciple (atlantic/atco)
n.w.h. - ice froggy frog (avitar)
bender - indian joe (bluurg)
eleventh dream day - i could be lost (atlantic)
steven jesse bernstein - no no man (pt2) (sub pop)
gr'ups - li'l lost (zafio)
citizen fish - deviding lines (bluurg)

RS 6

band name - song title (label)

nirvana - come as you are (geffen)
Jennifer Miro short film 'Drucilla Darling' (pt 1)
buzzoven - shove (bluurg)
dwarves - anybody out there? (sub pop)
redd kross - jimmy's fantasy (jason lee) (a & m)
elvis costello - you little fool (rykodisc)
Drucilla Darling (conclusion)


RS 7

band name - song title (label)

shampoo - trouble (fox/atlantic)
pervis - #3 ( last beat)
big chief - drive it off (sub pop)
catherine wheel - waydown (mercury)
king missile - my heart is a flower (atlantic)
X - country at war (big life/mercury
afghan whigs - come see about me (sub pop)
poster children - junior citizen (warner bros. )

RS 8

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band name - song title (label)

greg ginn - pig mf (cruz)
scissor sisters - home (monkey tech)
muffs - sad tomorrow (reprise)
green day - welcome to paradise (conan o'brien show)
benzadrine monks - do ya think i'm sexy? (rhino)
gina, maria & friends - the word is no (sesame street)
hole - he hit me (mtv unplugged)
claw hammer - hollow leg (interscope)
babes in toyland - sweet 69 (reprise)

RS 9

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band name - song title (label)

bracket - trailer (caroline)
claw finger - warfare (metal blade)
pro-pain - make love not war (energy)
maids of gravity - only dreaming (vernon yard)
massive attack - karma coma (virgin)
warrior - the drug (music for nations)
rakes progress - i'll talk us out of this one (hi-fi)

RS 10

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band name - song title (label)

ramones - touring (radioactive)
babes in toyland - sweet 69 (reprise)
butt trumpet - diahria (chrysalis)
avengers - american in me (target)
swinging utters - no eager men (new red archive)
devo - whip it (warner bros.)
spinal tap - big bottom (polymer/mca)
total coelo - i eat canibals (rhino)
sid vicious - my way (great rock 'n roll swindle)

RS 11

band name - song title (label)

groovie ghoulies - hello (@ 924 gilman street)
reg & ed - ??? (blurrg)
wilco - box full of letters (sire)
muffs - sad tomorrow (reprise)
material issue - valerie loves me` (mercury)
mieces - daddy's gone to california (london)
echobelly - i can't imagine the world without me (rythmn king)
frontline assembly - millenium (road runner)
swinging utters - teenage genocide (new red archive)

RS 12

band name - song title (label)

james brown - papa's got a brand new bag ( shindig)
rancid - salvation (epitaph)
pervis - #3 (last beat)
bracket - trailer park (caroline)
claw hammer - hollow leg (interscope)
juliana hatfield - i see you (mammoth)
groovie ghoulies - born in the basement (@ 924 gilman street)
temptations - my girl (shindig)

RS 13

band name - song title (label)

laundry - windshield (mammoth)
young gods - kissing the sun (interscope)
shampoo - trouble (fox)
mary wells - my guy (shindig)
scissor sisters - home (monkey tech)
sordid humor - barbarosa (capricorn)
sensor - age of panic (a & m)

RS 14

band name - song title ( label)

jon spencer blues - explosion flavor (matador)
wayne kramer - junkie romance (epitaph)
mxpx - punk rawk show ( tooth and nail)
red aunts - roller derby queen (epitaph)
garbage - queer (geffen)
pain teens - the basement (trance syndicate)
hole - violet (geffen)

RS 15

band name - song title ( label)

action slacks - toyboat mutiny (per-man-ent)
redd kross - yesterday once more (a & m)
talking hands - hand talk (sesame street)
reg & ed - ??? (bluurg)
undertones - teenage kicks ( rykodisc)
devo - girl u want (warner bros.)
ween - i can't put my finger on it (interscope)
pleasure elite - media feed (red light)

RS 16

band name - song title (label)

citizen fish - dividing lines (bluurg)
spinal tap - big bottom (polymer/mca)
primus - jerry was a race car driver (interscope)
afghan whigs - come see about me (sub pop)
pennywise - same old story (epitaph)
karen finley - it's my body (rykodisc)
elastica - stutter (geffen
hammerbox - hed (c/z)
red aunts - freak-a-thon (epitaph)

RS 17

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band name - song title (label)

lucy's fur coat - treasure hands (relativity)
fastbacks - gone to the moon (sub pop)
benzadrine monks - smells like teen spirit (rhino)
devo - jocko homo (warner bros).
laundry - windshield (mammoth)
parasites - both sides now (shredder)
catherine wheel - way down (polygram)
n.w.h. - ice froggy frog (avitar)

RS 18

band name - song title (label)

a.f.i. - high school football hero (wingnut)
pandora's - walk like an egyptian (restless)
red aunts - roller derby queen (epitaph)
plasmatics - the damned (capitol)
minstrel's - let me fly the sky (anaba pacific)
weird al yankovic - dare to be stupid (scotti bros.)
angry samoans - time has come today (triple x)
joan jett - bad reputation (black heart)
L7 - stucxk here again (slash)

RS 19

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band name - song title (label)

rancid - roots radical (saturday night live)
mxpx - punk rawk show (tooth & nail)
texass - destruction music (ifa)
gr'ups - li'l lost (zafio)
butt trumpet - i'm ugly and i don't know why? (chrysalis)
muffs - lucky guy (reprise)
supersnazz - breakout (sub pop)
telephone band - telephone song (sesame street )
bender - indian joe (bluurg)

RS 20

band name - song title (label)

sons of alien - technology kill (???)
sid vicious - my way (great rock ' n roll swindle)
nymphs - sad & damaged (geffen)
claw hammer - hollow leg (interscope)
material issue - diane (polygram)
bad religion - infested (atlantic)
weird al yankovic - smells like nirvana (scotti bros.)

RS 21

band name - song title (label)

neil smith - hershey highway (razor)
a.f.i. - high school football hero (wingnut)
lisa lonbardo - shut off (triple x)
babes in toyland - sweet 69 (reprise)
supersuckers - coattail rider ( sub pop)
ramones - touring (radioactive)
that dog - he's kissing christian (geffen)
drain - instant hippie (trance syndicate)

RS 22

band name - song title (label)

sweet - fox on the run (jeepster holdings ltd.)
truman's water - playboy stabtone (homestead)
black flag - drinking and driving (sst)
selecter - three minute hero (two tone)
monkees - stepping stone (rca/columbia)
contraband - loud guitars (impact)
bongwater - lesbians of russia (shimmy disc)

RS 23

band name - song title (label)

spinal tap - bitch school (polymer/mca)
minutemen - this ain't no picnic ( sst)
martin asevedo - let's all be jewish (beat them up)
wig band - lap pool (boner girls)
king missile - take stuff from work (shimmy disc)
swell - at long last (def american)
zip code rapists - i want to love you (???)
sex pistols - anarchy in the u.k. (private footage)
specials - concrete jungle (two tone)

RS 24

band name - song title (label)

david weissman - complaints (weissman )
devo - the day my baby gave me a suprise (warner bros.)
big chief - drive off (sub pop)
scissor sisters - home (monkey tech)
his name is alive - can't go wrong without you ( 4ad)
p.j. harvey - the dress (indigo/island)
lois - staring at the sun (@ chameleon (sf))

RS 25

band name - song title (label)

citizen fish - dividing lines (bluurg)
dinosaur jr. - little fury things (sst)
clash - tommy gun (cbs)
a.f.i. - high school football hero (wingnut)
ed hall - luke flukenstock ( trance syndicate)
mighty mighty bosstones - don't know how to party (polygram)
bracket - trailer park (caroline)
lee renaldo - new groove ( sst)

RS 26

band name - song title ( label)

pain teens - indescreet jewels (trance syndicate)
negativeland - no other possibility (sst)
jon spencer - flavor (matador)
dead kennedys - moral majority (alternative tenticles)
sex pistols - no fun (warner brothers)
black flag - in my head (sst )

RS 27

band name - song title (label)

great kat - cyberspeed (bureau of electronic publishing)
wig band - clit envy (boner girls )
sweet - love is like oxygen (jeepster holdings ltd.)
pansy division - i really wanted you (lookout!)
subincision - speed for nico (@ 924 gilman street)
sonic youth - stereo sanctity (sst)
rein sanction - every color (sub pop)
velvet monkeys - theme from shaft (shimmy disc)

RS 28

band name - song title (label)

subincision - anti-bark device (@ 924 gilman street)
pennywise - same old story (epitaph)
minutemen - king of the hill (sst)
monkey wrench - bottle up & go (sub pop)
muffs - right in the eye (@ raji's)
red aunts - roller derby queen (epitaph)
dwarves - anybody out there? (sub pop)
mxpx - punk rawk show (tooth & nail)

RS 29

band name - song title (label)

kapone - knife thrower (touch & go)
polvo - tilebreaker (merge)
texass - destruction music ( i.f.a.)
claw hammer - hollow leg (interscope)
stay home - real cool moslems (catasonic)
clash - rock the casbah (cbs)
rancid - roots radical (saturday night live)

RS 30

band name - song title (label)

reg & ed - ??? (bluurg)
greg ginn - pig mf (cruz)
martin azevedo - let's all be jewish (beat them up)
action slacks - tugboat mutiny ( per-man-ent)
for squirrels - mighty kc (550 music)
devo - whip it (warner bros.)
spinal tap - hell hole (polymer/mca)
undertones - teenage kicks (rykodisc )

RS 31

band name - song title (label)

scarlet theory - change of heart (capsize)
subincision - wendy's last words (@924 gilman street)
king missile - take stuff from work (shimmy disc)
mr t experience - ba, ba, ba, ba, ba. (lookout!)
weird al yankovic - smells like nirvana (scotti bros.)
wayne kramer - crack in the universe (epitaph)
man or astroman? - 9 volt (touch & go)
babes in toyland - sweet 69 (reprise)

RS 32

band name - song title (label)

jeff dahl - pretty blonde hair (triple x)
reg + ed - ??? (bluurg)
smugglers - especially you (lookout!)
red aunts - roller derby queen (epitaph)
muffs - sad tomorrow (reprise)
pandoras - run down love battery (restless)
billy childish - crying blud (sub pop)
afghan whigs - come see about me ( sub pop)
pansy division - i really wanted you (lookout!)

RS 33

band name - song title ( label)

bow wow wow - i want candy (rhino)
voodoo glow skulls - fat randy (epitaph)
sex pistols - bodies (great rock 'n roll swindle)
subincision - 12 pack girlfriend (@924 gilman street)
zip code rapists - i want to love you (unknown)
davis weissman - complaints (weissman)
his name is alive - are we still married? (4ad)
a.f.i. - high school football hero (wingnut)
selecter - too much too young (two tone)

RS 34

band name - song title (label)

sister double happiness - the whipping song (sub pop)
material issue - valerie loves me (polygram)
millen colin - story of my life (epitaph)
n.w.h. - ice froggy frog (avitar)
muffs - right in the eye (@ raji's)
devo - freedom of choice (warner bros.)
ramones - touring ( radioactive)

RS 35

band name - song title (label)

mcrackins - pollyanna (shredder)
everclear - heroin girl (capitol)
brainiac - vincent come on down (touch & go)
bender - indian joe (bluurg)
minutemen - king of the hill (sst)
monkees - last train to clarksville (rosie o'donnell)
reverend horton heat - one time for me (sub pop)
angry samoans - time has come today (triple x)
real big fish - everything sucks (mojo)

RS 36

band name - song title (label)

green jello - cereal killer (zoo)
goldfinger - mable (mojo)
sex pistols - pretty vacant (david letterman)
total chaos - complete control (epitaph)
black flag - drinking and driving (sst
foo fighters - big me (roswell)
everclear - santa monica (capitol)

RS 37

band name - song title (label)

a.f.i. - he who laughs last (nitro)
tonic - open up your eyes (polydor)
13 engines - beneath my hand (nettwerk)
metal molly - orange (silvertone)
mxpx - punk rawk show (tooth & nail)
gaunt - transmission sister ( thrill jockey)
gr'ups - lil' lost (bluurg)
guttermouth - whiskey (nitro)

RS 38

band name - song title (label)

jasper & max - john f. kennedy was a punk (bluurg)
battershell - lavender moses (ng)
goldfinger - mable (mojo)
mcrackins - pollyanna (shredder )
muffs - lucky guy (reprise)
red aunts - rolllerderby queen (epitaph)
a.f.i. - he who laughs last (nitro)
new bomb turks - hammerless nail (epitaph)
buzzoven - shove (bluurg)

RS 39

band name - song title (label)

man or astroman? - 9 volt (touch & go)
clash - should i stay or shoould i go? (cbs)
queers - punk rock girls (lookout!)
avengers - american in me ( target video)
descendents - i'm the one (epitaph)
sweet - the sixteens ( jeepster holdings ltd.)
ween - push th' daisies (electra)
sid vicious - my way (great rock n' roll swindle)

RS 40

band name - song title (label)

ween - freedom of 76 ( electra)
smugglers - especially you (lookout!)
drain - instant hippie (trance syndicate)
claw hammer - hollow leg ( interscope)
gashuffer - smile no more (epitaph)
ramones - touring (radioactive)
pervis - #3 (r. straus)
groovie ghoulies - island of pogo pogo (lookout!)

RS 41

band name - song title (label)

didgits - judge hot fudge (touch & go)
polvo - tilebreaker (merge)
weird al yankovic - amish paradise (scotti bros.)
tumbleweed - lavabread (polydor)
joykiller - hate (epitaph)
subincision - fight (@ 924 gilman street)
rocket from the crypt - young livers (interscope)
undertones - teenage kicks (rykodisc)
new bomb turks - hammerless nail (epitaph
citizen fish - experiment earth (bluurg)

RS 42

band name - song title ( label)

chris stansfield - the big drive bye (genevieve bdm)
cibo mato - know your chicken (squirt tv)
citizen fish - break into a run (bluurg)
snfu - fate (epitaph)
phoids - walk away (ng)
pansy division - i really wanted you (lookout!)
devo - beautiful world (warner bros.)
sex pistols - anarchy in the uk (warner bros.)

RS 43

band name - song title (label)

burners - eerie & impossible (rodent)
karen finley - it's my body rykodisc)
bongwater - lesbians of russia (shimmy disc)
shihad - bitter (polydor)
clash - the call up (cbs)
firehose - hear me (sst)
mr t experience - ba, ba, ba, ba, ba. (lookout!)
guttermouth - whiskey (nitro)

RS 44

band name - song title (label)

painteens - the basement (trance syndicate)
jon spencer - flavor (matador)
sweet - teenage rampage (jeepster holdings ltd.)
muffs - right in the eye (@ raji's)
sonic youth - death valley 69 (sst)
subincision - ant-bark device (@ 924 gilman street)
weird al yankovic - headline news (scotti bros.)

RS 45

band name - song title ( label)

red aunts - goin' downtown (epitaph)
tumbleweed - i remember (polydor)
vandals - it's a fact (nitro)
total chaos - complete control ( epitaph)
cobo matto - know your chicken (squirt tv)
pulley - cashed in (epitaph)
queers - punk rock girls ( lookout!)
devo - peek-a-boo (warner bros.)
red aunts - palm tree swing (epitaph)

RS 46

band name - song title (label)

groovie ghoulies - island of pogo pogo (lookout!)
red aunts - whatever (epitaph)
sonic youth - beauty lies in the eye (sst)
undertones - love parade (rykodisc)
mcrackins - pollyanna (shredder)
weird al yankovic - amish paradise (scotti bros.)
bootsy's rubber band - funk express card (rykodisc)
citizen fish - t.v. dinner (bluurg)
boongwater - jimmy (shimmy disc)

RS 47

band name - song title (label)

daft punk - big city lights (virgin)
chris stansfield - the big drive bye (mixed dog music)
tonic - if you could only see (polydor)
clash - this is radio clash (cbs)
citizen fish - 2000 & one (bluurg)
a.f.i. - he who laughs last (nitro)
new bomb turks - hammerless nail (epitaph)

RS 48

band name - song title (label)

man or astroman? - the miracle of pyrex ( touch and go)
smugglers - especially you (lookout!)
cindy lee berryhill - high jump (cargo)
ramona the pest - monsters (coffeeshop)
phoids - walk away (ng)
lit - bitter (malicious vinyl)
humpers - mutate with me (epitaph)
red aunts - i can't do anything right (epitaph)
red aunts - paco (epitaph)

RS 49

band name - song title ( label)

fastbacks - gone to the moon (sub pop)
vegas preacher - go daddy go (chainsaw)
slow poisoners - mad (inky fingers)
muffs - sad tomorrow (reprise)
mr t experience - i fell for you (lookout!)
spiderbait - jesus (polydor)
subincision - speed for nico (@ 924 gilman street)
devo - satisfaction (warner bros.)
sweet - action (jeepster holdings ltd.)
red aunts - all red inside (epitaph)

RS 50

band name - song title (label)

supersuckers - coattail rider (sub pop)
black flag - drinking and driving (sst)
subincision - life sucks (@ 924 gilman street)
citizen fish - next big thing (bluurg)
decendents - i'm the one (epitaph)
squirt gun - mary ann (lookout!)
babes in toyland - sweet 69 (reprise)
red aunts - suerte (epitaph)
queers - punk rock girl ( lookout!)
mcrackins - slap the monkey (shredder)