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"Rat Salad" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | 07:00 to 09:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Kokomo Arnold The Twelves (The Dirty Dozens) Kokomo Arnold & Casey Bill Weldon: Bottleneck Guitar Masters Trendsetters of the 1930s Yazoo 1935 for this one.
Kokomo Arnold I'll Be Up Someday Kokomo Arnold & Casey Bill Weldon: Bottleneck Guitar Masters Trendsetters of the 1930s Yazoo 1936
Kokomo Arnold Busy Bootin' Kokomo Arnold & Casey Bill Weldon: Bottleneck Guitar Masters Trendsetters of the 1930s Yazoo 1935 again
* Daphne Oram Mermaid (excerpt) The Oram Tapes Vol. I Young Americans new 2CD set from the personal archives of 1950s electronic music pioneer, first director of the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop. She invented music instruments like one that used light projected thru 35mm film filters to produce sound.
Neil Young See The Sky About To Rain On The Beach Reprise from the lovely crackly record. 1974.
Mulatu Astatke I Faram Gami I Faram Mulatu Steps Ahead Strut 2010 release from the legendary Ethio-jazz composer/player. Little bit of Latin flavor to this one, somehow...
* Hans Appelqvist Ur Himlen / En Arm For Ut Sjunga Slutet Nu Hapna New from Swedish multi-media artist.
* The Golden Boys Steal My Mind Dirty Fingernails 12XU New from Texas. John Wesley Coleman III singin'.
Awesome Color Zombie Massa Hypnos Ecstatic Peace Detroit, 2010.
The Dirtbombs Sharivari Party Store In The Red nuther one from Detroit. 2011.
The Bee Gees Jive Talkin' Main Course RSO Well, well, well. Lookie what I stumbled across in the record stacks! 1975 in all it's frikkin' glory!
* Joni Haastrup Free My People Wake Up Your Mind Tummy Touch/Soundway 1978 Nigerio-disco-rock, recorded in London.
* Void My Rules Sessions 1981-83 Dischord Maryland hardcore
Void Get Out Of My Way Sessions 1981-83 Dischord
* Screaming Females Help Me Ugly Don Giovanni new melodic sorta punky stuff from NJ trio
The Soviettes Thin Ice The Soviettes LP Adeline Minneapolis, 2003.
* Poison Idea This Thing Called Progress/In My Headache Darby Crash Ride Again: The Early Years Southern Lord California hardcore early 1980s
* Trio Instrumental Arriaga Esperanza, Angélica y Sofia (VA) Cylinder Recordings, vol. 3 http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu Popular Mexican tune from 1910 (wow!).
Lydia Mendoza Contestación A Amor Que Malo Eres First Queen of Tejano Music Arhoolie 1952
* Katherine Whalen & Her Fascinators Roses And Pine Madly Love Five Head Entertainment new, local
Gary Higgins Thicker Than A Smokey Red Hash Nufusmoon/Drag City Originally out in 1973, reissued by Drag City (thanks!) in 2008.
* Mariel Vandersteel Djevelen i Hjørnet Hickory self-released fiddler who blends old-time Appalachian sound with drony Norwegian Hardingfele (fiddle w/sympathetic strings that vibrate 'longside the played ones...)
Värttinä Fanfaari Seleniko Green Linnet Finnish vocal group, 1992
Levon Helm Poor Old Dirt Farmer Dirt Farmer Vanguard Legendary singer/drummer for The Band lies dying at this hour. Thank you sir for all.
The Band Don't Do It The Band: A Musical History Capitol Levon singing lead on the fabulous cover of the Marvin Gaye song.
* The Human Instinct Hazy Days Pins In It Sunbeam 1971 New Zealand hardrockers w/ lotsa wah-wah guitar from a dude called Billy TK
David Axelrod Song of Innocence Song of Innocence Capitol 1968
* Estrogen Highs Subtle Girl For All I Know Southpaw new lo-fi garage pop from New Haven CT
* Tom Jones Evil Evil b/w Jezebel 7" Third Man Tom Jones at age 71, growling some Howlin' Wolf... produced by Jack White
Howlin' Wolf I'll Be Around More Real Folk Blues MCA/Chess 1954. Classic band of Otis Spann on piano, Hubert Sumlin on guitar, Willie Dixon on bass, and Earl Phillips pounding 'em.
* Patrick Lundeen Dark Lard The Oblique Mystique/Looming Fruit 7" self-released musician / artist from Brooklyn
Countdown Quartet The Cook Sadlack's Stomp Yep Roc 2002, local
* Jeff Hart View Ye Living Ghosts of the Old North State Bombay Local musician Hart looks back over 20 years of songs...
* Delta Spirit Into The Darkness Delta Spirit Rounder their new one...