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"Big Carnivorous Feast" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Drive-By Truckers Cassie's Brother Southern Rock Opera Soul Dump Tribute to Cassie Gaines and her brother Steve Gaines, both of whom died in the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash 33 years ago today
Lynyrd Skynyrd Ain't No Good Life Street Survivors MCA This LP came out days before the plane crash. This tune by Steve Gaines.
Lynyrd Skynyrd You Got That Right Street Survivors MCA Co-write by Steve Gaines and Ronnie Van Zandt. Van Zandt was the lead singer and the third one killed in the crash.
Drive-By Truckers Shut Up And Get On The Plane Southern Rock Opera Soul Dump The plane had been experiencing engine trouble in the days before the crash. On Oct 20, the band flew the plane out of Greenville SC (where they were early in a tour for the new album), bound for Baton Rouge. They didn't make it. Rumor (?) has it that some band members didn't want to fly, because of the engine trouble, and apparently Ronnie said "shut up and get on the plane."
Drive-By Truckers Greenville To Baton Rouge Southern Rock Opera Soul Dump another story about the plane. Clean edit.
* La Otracina Hail Fire Reality Has Got To Die Holy Mountain new power rock from Brooklyn
* Crazy Dreams Band Melanie War Dream Holy Mountain new from Baltimore
Dirty Little Heaters Railroaded Champions of Imperfection Churchkey
* Holy Sons Golden Child Survivalist Tales! Partisan new
* Ted Lucas Plain & Sane & Simple Melody Ted Lucas OM re-issue on CD of a 1975 LP. Lucas led the Spike Drivers, a Detroit folk-rock group in the 1960s.
* Lucky Peterson Trampled Rose You Can Always Turns Around Dreyfuss Jazz New from Buffalo-born contemporary blues player. A Tom Waits song here...
* Clare Burson Look Close Silver & Ash Rounder new
* Sharon Van Etten Peace Signs Epic Ba Da Bing! new
Laura Veirs Little Deschutes July Flame Raven Marching Band
Calexico Scout Spoke Quarterstick 1997
* Thrift Store Cowboys You Can't See The Light Light Fighter self-released New from Lubbock. Producer Craig Schumacher also did some stuff w/Calexico
* Vanish Valley Great American Goldmine Vanish Valley self-released new from L.A.
Damien Jurado Denton, TX And Now That I'm In Your Shadow Secretly Canadian 2006. Andrew McAllister of Vanish Valley (prev. track) has drawn comparisons to Jurado
Caribou Drumheller The Milk of Human Kindness Leaf 2005
Caribou Pelican Narrows The Milk of Human Kindness Leaf
* Lil B Just Dream Rain In England Weird Forest new hip hop record with no beats (!), just "twinkly/glisteny droned out tunes" with spoken word/rap
Enon Cruel Believo! Seethru Broadcasting 2000, Ohio
* Corin Tucker Band It's Always Summer 1,000 Years Kill Rock Stars new... her first solo record since Sleater-Kinney hung it up
* The Moaners Blue Moon (Cold Hard Stone) Nocturnal Holidays for Quince new
Lee Hazlewood Ugly Brown Trouble Is A Lonesome Town Smells Like Records 1963
Fugazi Margin Walker 13 Songs Dischord 1989
Calico Haunts After All After All Borderlord 2009. A fave.