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"Rat Salad" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | 07:00 to 09:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Impact Allstars Guiding Dub / Cheating Dub / E.T. Special / Soulful Dub / Ordinary Version Dub Java Java Java Java Impact! 1973
* Overmountain Men Smoke & Mirrors The Next Best Thing Ramseur newish NC album in which Mr. David Childers tells it like it is, as usual.
* Phosphorescent Sun, Arise! Muchacho Dead Oceans new from Matthew Houck 'n' co.
Phosphorescent Ride On / Right On Muchacho Dead Oceans
* The Men Bird Song New Moon Sacred Bones comin' soon to The Pinhook!
* Lower Plenty Nullarbor Hard Rubbish Fire lo-fi folky twang, new from Melbourne, Australia.
* Everyone Involved A Song For The System Either/Or Guerssen 1972 British folk
* Hiss Golden Messenger Cheerwine Easter Haw Paradise of Bachelors new, beautiful
Hiss Golden Messenger Hark Maker (Glory Rag) Haw Paradise of Bachelors
Hiss Golden Messenger Busted Note Haw Paradise of Bachelors Just love this string of three songs running on side B of the record. So, I played them all.
* Locust The Washer Woman You'll Be Safe Forever Editions Mego first new material from Locust since 2001
Crass How Does It Feel (To Be The Mother Of A Thousand Dead)? How Does It Feel? 7" Crass 1982. Had to truncate it a bit to skip the lyrics at the end, but you get the feel. A small counterbalance to the opulence on display in London today.
* Grant Evans House of Illusions Jewels from the House of Worms A Guide To Saints/Room40 Tennessee-based longform drone/ambient. New. Only play about half of the 18-minute track...
* Fadi El Khoury Toyour Tha'Ira (Revolutionary Birds) (VA) Khat Thaleth, Third Line: Initiative for the Elevation of Public Awareness Ninja Tune new collection of left-field political hip hop from around the Middle East and North Africa.
Rass Souret Sourya (Chapter of Syria) (VA) Khat Thaleth, Third Line: Initiative for the Elevation of Public Awareness Ninja Tune
Omar Souleyman Jani Highway to Hassake: Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria Sublime Frequencies fantastic 2007 release!
* Ramesh Ghoroobaa Gashangan Ramesh Pharaway Sounds pre-revolutionary Iranian diva, apparently killed in the late 70s political turmoil.
* Sattar Sedayeh Del (VA) Sedayeh Del: Funk, Psychedelia and Pop From the Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation Pharaway Sounds A whole comp of pre-revolutionary Iranian pop. Very fine. Very cheery. Over at the Light In The Attic online record shop, you'll find this: "Vivacious ladies with sassy Dorothy Hamill haircuts and skin-bearing pantsuits were once plastered across Tehranís newsstands. Those gorgeous sirens and their hunky male counterparts made all the teens sway to hand drums that boinked in 6/8 time."
Barn Owl Visions In Dust Ancestral Star Thrill Jockey 2010
* Drag Sounds Drag Jam Feelin' It Drugmoneytapes new from Greensboro
* Chrissy Zebby Tembo & Ngozi Family Fisherman My Ancestors QDK Media 1970s Zambia
The Raunch Hands Tube City Black Jack b/w Tube City 7" Relativity 1986. Cover of the Trashmen.
Mix Master Mike Bangzilla Bangzilla Scratch Recordings 2004
* Thee Oh Sees Toe Cutter/Thumb Buster Floating Coffin Castle Face new
The Baseball Project Satchel Paige Said The Baseball Project vol. 1: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails Yep Roc play ball!
* Telekinesis Dark To Light Dormarion Merge new(ish)
Rick Hayward Fast Track Rick Hayward Sunbeam 1972 guitar pickin'
* Daniel Romano Two Pillow Sleeper Come Cry With Me Normaltown brand new old style country
Conway Twitty The Hurt In My Heart Conway Twitty's Greatest Hits MGM sez on the back of the record jacket: "Favorite Dish: Twittyburgers (cheeseburgers smothered with mustard, bacon, grilled pineapple, tomato and dill pickle)". OK then.
Jim Ford Happy Songs Sell Records, Sad Songs Sell Beer The Sounds of Our Time: The Harlan County album, rare singles, and previously unreleased masters Bear Family