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"Rat Salad" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 | 07:00 to 09:00 | Playlist
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New Artist Song Album Label Comments
* Ambarchi/Fox Standing Mandala Connected Kranky Newest from Oren Ambarchi, collab. with fellow Aussie Robin Fox.
* Pelt Last Toast Before Capsizing Effigy MIE Music Newest from Richmond band
* Jon Irabagon's Outright! Take Five Unhinged Irabbagast Oh the timing. We added this record to our rotation Dec 2nd, and Dave Brubeck died 3 days later. Take Five goes out to him. R.I.P.
* Colin Stetson & Mats Gustafsson Stones That Only Have Stones Rune Grammofon New disc of 4 live improvs by two sax players. Four pieces, inspired in part by the work of Swedish surrealist poet Gunnar Ekelöf.
The Residents Elvis And His Boss Duck Stab Ralph The Residents are playing in Carrboro in February. This is from 1978.
Tom Waits Midtown Rain Dogs Island 1985. Happy Birthday last week to Mr. Waits. A short instrumental.
The Residents The Booker Tease Duck Stab Ralph 'nuther short instrumental
Tom Waits Clap Hands Rain Dogs Island
* Bush Tetras Chinese Afro Happy ROIR New release, recorded in '98 and shelved.
Lady Ann Informer (VA) Dancehall: The Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture Soul Jazz 1982
* Bangla Desh Orkes Melayu Purnamaa (VA) Indonesia Pop Nostalgia: Pan-Indonesian Pop, Folk, Instrumentals & Children's Songs 1970s-1980s Sham Palace New comp!
Illes Nekem Oly Mindegy (VA) Well Hung: Funk-Rock Eruptions From Beneath Communist Hungary, Volume 1 Finders Keepers early 1970s
Spider John Koerner Waiting For Go With Normal Dub Music Is Just A Bunch Of Notes Nero's Neptune 1972 country-blues-folk gem from Minneapolis featuring some oddball spoken word things like this one.
* Acid Baby Jesus I Went Down Acid Baby Jesus & Hellshovel Present...Voyager 8 Slovenly ABJ and H combined to form V8. Tracks by all three formations.
* Toy Love Pull Down The Shades Live at the Gluepot 1980 Goner NZ
* Magic Castles Sky Sounds (VA) Opal Vol. I & II Moon Glyph 2 CD comp. Download it *free* at the label's website, K?
Spider John Koerner Mr. Image Music Is Just A Bunch Of Notes Nero's Neptune see above
Tommy Guerrero Hello Again From The Soil To The Soul Quannum Projects 2006
* Ralph White The Crying Song The Cuckoo Ack! Ack! Ack! New solo acoustic bit from RW (ex-Bad Livers). Some kalimba in the mix (thumb piano).
The Stanley Brothers Meet Me Tonight An Evening Long Ago DMZ/Legacy/Columbia 1956. Late night spontaneous recording of the brothers singing, late one night at a radio station (tho not a live broadcast). Mandolin player Curly Lambert is still awake at this point in the session. He felt asleep later, on the floor, and disappears from the later tracks. Ralph Stanley at ArtsCenter next month.
Jeffrey Lewis I Saw A Hippie Girl On 8th Avenue It's The One's Who've Cracked That The Light Shines Through Rough Trade 2003
* Bitter Resolve Mercury At Dusk The Early Interstellar Medium self-released New doomy metal. Local.
* So Cow Laundry Service Out Of Season Inflated split album w/ Squarehead. Both bands from Ireland.
Southern Culture on the Skids Strangest Ways Plastic Seat Sweat Geffen SCOTS annual throwdown at Cat's Cradle on Friday night.
Of Montreal Do You Mutilate? False Priest Polyvinyl 2010 album in which Kevin Barnes is sorta in Prince mode. Of Montreal at Cat's Cradle on Saturday.