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"Back Up & Push" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 | 10:30 to 12:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Neko Case & Her Boyfriends Jettison The Virginian Bloodshot TONIGHT (and tomorrow) at Cat's Cradle! Sorry, WXDU has no tickets to give away for these shows....
Neko Case The Needle Has Landed Fox Confessor Brings The Flood anti-
* Built To Spill Wherever You Go You In Reverse Warner Bros.
* Luke Doucet Vladivostok Broken (And Other Rogue States) Six Shooter Canadian guy... not kin to them famous Cajun musicians....
Dirtbombs Pheremone Smile Horndog Fest In The Red
The Cherry Valence Guaranteed The Cherry Valence Estrus
Blue Öyster Cult The Red And The Black Super Hits Columbia/Legacy "classic pre-metal"
* Big Bear untitled track 7 Big Bear Monitor experi-metal from Boston
* Willie Nelson Not That I Care You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker Lost Highway Cindy Walker wrote many country classics. She passed away a few weeks ago, not long after Willie released this record.
Elvis Costello & The Imposters Country Darkness The Delivery Man Lost Highway
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 5ive Gears In Reverse Get Happy!! CBS
The Real Kids All Kindsa Girls (VA) Mojo presents... I (Heart) NY PUNK! Mojo magazine
* Rogers Sisters Never Learn To Cry The Invisible Deck Too Pure
Dexter Romweber The 309 Blues That Defy My Soul Yep Roc Opening for Neko tonight.
Mazzy Star Ride It On She Hangs Brightly Rough Trade By request... thanks!
* Annie Watson The F.F.V. (VA) Classic Railroad Songs Smithsonian Folkways Doc Watson's mom. Merle Watson's grandma. Merlefest approaches.... April 27-30 in Wilkesboro!
John Prine Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Anymore John Prine Atlantic Mr. Prine will grace the Merlefest stage...
* James Hand Here Lies A Good Old Old Boy The Truth Will Set You Free Rounder
* Kickin' Grass Ain't Got Nothin' On The Short Rows self-released
Allison Moorer The Hardest Part The Hardest Part MCA
* Gotan Project Mi Confesión Lunático XL / ¡Ya Basta!
* Slavic Soul Party Look-ka Py Py Bigger Barbes Cover of The Meters' song
The Meters Tippi-Toes The Very Best of The Meters Rhino
Errol Dunkley You're Gonna Need Me (VA) Trojan Rocksteady Box Set Trojan
* Capleton Escape The Good, The Bad, & The Blazing Minor 7 Flat 5 (split album w/ Capleton, Junior Kelly & Bounty Killer)
* Ursula 1000 Mirkin The Mystic Here Comes Tomorrow ESL
* Issa Bossacucanova Touba (Kabanjak Remix) (VA) Traveler '06 Six Degrees
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup If I Get Lucky The Very Best Songs of the Father of Rock and Roll Wolf
Lightnin' Hopkins Black Cadillac The Complete Prestige/Bluesville Recordings Prestige/Bluesville 1962... Lightnin' with drums is soooo good!
Mississippi Fred McDowell Drop Down Mama (VA) Sounds of the South Atlantic A great 4 disc anthology
Boy Blue Boogie Chillen (VA) Sounds of the South Atlantic
* Charivari Persian/Zydeco Gris Gris A Trip To The Holiday Lounge Rounder
* Yeah Yeah Yeahs Phenomena Show Your Bones Interscope
* The Black Angels Black Grease Passover Light In The Attic
The Tell-Tale Hearts (You're A) Dirty Liar The Tell-Tale Hearts Voxx 80s garage rock revival
* Southern Culture on the Skids Meximelt Doublewide And Live Yep Roc From the new live album.... It was recorded in Nov. 2004 at Local 506. Can you pick out my screaming in the audience??? :)
Yayhoos Everything / Anything Put The Hammer Down Lakeside Lounge Album due in June, but you can get it NOW at their website!
* Scott Milller & The Commonwealth Jody Citation Sugar Hill
* Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin Lost John Dean Lost John Dean Dead Reckoning
Jessie Mae Hemphill Cowgirl Blues Feelin' Good High Water
Sadies (feat. Neko Case) Cowhand Precious Moments Bloodshot
Sadies Starling Auto Pure Diamond Gold Bloodshot
* Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan Black Mountain Ballad of the Broken Seas V2
Belle and Sebastian We Are The Sleepyheads The Life Pursuit Matador
Loretta Lynn Before I'm Over You Before I'm Over You Decca Her 1964 album... her 2nd... and finally acquired on vinyl by me yesterday!!!