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"Rat Salad" with mark (archive)

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

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Valient Thorr Nomadic Sacrifice Immortalizer Volcom Arriving from Venus soon, playing Cat's Cradle Friday night.
* Nomad Yoparai Nomad 7" Katorga Works/Toxic State new punk-noise rage from NYC
* Alexandre Navarro We Love Sketches Constellation Tatsu Paris guitarist who loops/delays guitar bits such that it hardly sounds like he's playing one.
Chuck Prophet Rise The Hurting Business Hightone His 2000 album. Nice gig from Chuck & band last night in Raleigh.
Chuck Prophet Temple Beautiful Temple Beautiful Yep Roc Newest album - a big fat rock-pop ode to his hometown, San Francisco.
Flamin' Groovies Shake Some Action Shake Some Action Sire SF, 1976
* Ty Segall Band Tell Me What's Inside Your Heart Slaughterhouse In The Red Speakin' of SF.... Newest from Ty Segall
* Blue Light Curtain Madeleineferguson Clouds In Our Hair self-released new shoe-gaze revivalist stuff from Seattle
* Japandroids For The Love Of Ivy Celebration Rock Polyvinyl Moving further up the West Coast to Vancouver.... New. Gun Club cover.
The Cramps Sunglasses After Dark Songs The Lord Taught Us IRS Ivy 'n' Lux 'n' them. 1980 full-length debut. "File Under Sacred Music", it sez here...
* Tav Falco's Panther Burns Bourgeois Blues Behind the Magnolia Curtain / Blow Your Top Fat Possum Memphis 1981.
* John Fahey (performing as Blind Thomas) Going Crabbing Talking Blues part 1 Your Past Comes Back To Haunt You Dust-To-Digital March 24, 1961
Kitty Wells Making Believe Country Music Hall of Fame Series MCA R.I.P. Kitty Wells. This one recorded January 1955
Kitty Wells My Cold, Cold Heart Is Melted Now Country Music Hall of Fame Series MCA July 1953
Slim Whitman Down In The Valley The Legendary Slim Whitman Pulse a.k.a. Otis Dewey Jr. -- Don't got a date to report on this one...
* Neung Phak Khmer 28 Neung Phak Abduction SE Asian-inspired pop sounds from the Bay Area. Little Calexicoishness in the mix here too.
Radio Pyongyang Numbers Game Radio Pyongyang: Commie Funk and Agit Pop from the Hermit Kingdom Sublime Frequencies Collage of sounds recorded via shortwave radio, tuning in Radio Pyongyang from Hong Kong. Christiaan Virant made the tapes in the 90s and mashed 'em all up.
* The Hand To Man Band We Learned The Unreasoning You Are Always On Our Minds Post-Consumer Austin, 2010.
* The Psyched Rubber Gloves The Psyched Slovenly/Black Gladiator new garage stomp
The Loners Mine All Mine Revolution! Churchkey Raleigh, 2009
* The Miracles Club The Wheel (VA) Ecstasy Vol. 1 Ecstacy comp of vintage-sounding dance cuts from newish Portland electronic music label
* Amadou & Mariam Sans Toi Folila Nonesuch newest from Mali super-couple
* Delicate Steve Wally Wilder Positive Force Luaka Bop New from NJ slide guitar player/composer Steve Marion
Mono Puff The Devil Went Down To Newport (Totally Rocking) Unsupervised Rykodisc 1996
Al Casey with The K-C-Ettes Surfin' Hootenanny (VA) Cowabunga! The Surf Box Rhino 1963
Woody Guthrie Talking Hard Work This Land is Your Land: The Asch Recordings Vol. 1 Smithsonian Folkways Happy recent 100th bday to Woody!
Woody Guthrie Riding In My Car Woody's 20 GROW BIG Songs Warner Bros.
* The Black Swans JD's Blues Occasion For Song Misra new. Song aka "Empty Pockets"
Zoe Muth & The Lost High Rollers I Used To Call My Heart A Home Zoe Muth & The Lost High Rollers self-released 2010