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"Rat Salad" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 | 07:00 to 09:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
* The Hundred In The Hands SF Summer Red Night Warp Newest from Brooklyn synth-poppers
* Robes Perfect Silhouettes Robes Potluck Local synth-pop
* Father Yod & The Source Family Spin Around Part One The Thought Adjusters Drag City swirling jam sessions, 1970 +/-
Black Eyes Drums Cough Dischord 2004
Califone Vampiring Again Quicksand/Cradlesnakes Thrill Jockey Chicago, 2003
* The Black Swans Work Song Occasion For Song Misra New from Columbus OH band. An album mourning the loss of one of their band.
* Silver Jews Secret Knowledge of Back Roads Early Times Drag City New CD compiling early EPs "Dime Map of the Reef" (1992) and "The Arizona Record" (1993)
Wooden Wand & The Briarwood Virgins Wither Away Briarwood Mad Monk/PIAPTK
Hiss Golden Messenger Under All The Land Poor Moon Paradise of Bachelors 2011. Local.
Jerry Jeff Walker Gettin' By Viva Terlingua MCA 1973
* Bailterspace Blue Star Strobosphere Fire First album in 13 years by these New Zealanders
* Royal Headache Never Again Royal Headache What's Your Future? / R.I.P. Society New from Australia
* Wu Man and Master Musicians from the Silk Route Ademler Ulugh ("People Are Glorious") Borderlands: Masters of Central Asia Vol. 10 Smithsonian Folkways Lute-like pipa, played by virtuoso Wu Man. Buncha central Asian musicians along for the ride (Tajik, Uyghur, Hui)
* Hafez Modirzadeh Wolf Two (bass solo) Post-Chromodal Outl Pi merger of Persian scales & jazz...
Hafez Modirzadeh Warp Three (ensemble) Post-Chromodal Outl Pi
Meat Puppets Animal Kingdom Up On The Sun SST 1985
Ray Wylie Hubbard Three Days Straight Eternal & Lowdown Philo Playing in Raleigh next Monday night (Berkeley Cafe) !
Roky & Clementine Hall Right Track Now (VA) Never Ever Land: 83 Texan Nuggets from International Artists Records Charly
Arnim & Hamilton Walkin' Midnight Coffee Break (VA) Never Ever Land: 83 Texan Nuggets from International Artists Records Charly
* Eric Copeland Lemons Limbo Underwater Peoples EC of Black Dice
Eugene Chadbourne Motel Time Again There'll Be No Tears Tonight Fundamental Wild interpretation of Bobby Bare tune
Left Lane Cruiser Pork & Beans Bring Yo' Ass To The Table Alive Ft. Wayne, Indiana, 2008
* Silver Machine Continuation Symmetry self-released New space rock from Asheville
* Hot Panda Future Markets Go Outside Mint New from Vancouver (& named after a Chinese Restaurant in Edmonton)
Swamp Dogg These Are Not My People The Excellent Sides of Swamp Dogg vol. 1 S.D.E.G. Originally on his LP "Total Destruction To Your Mind"
Ruby Andrews Cassanova (Your Playing Days Are Over) Just Loving You: The Zodiac Sessions 1967-1973 Grapevine
Hidden Cost Vibrations MFSB: The Truth Behind The Philly Legend Funkadelphia loose affiliation of 60s/70s Philly funk players.
Mackrosoft Life Imitates Clouds Life Imitates Clouds Mackrosoft California, 2003. Aja West, Nairobi Smoothride, The Honorable Arigbaboo, The Dragon Rojo, Bel Kenya M.D., And AJ Chavez.
Michigan & Smiley Diseases (VA) Dancehall: The Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture Soul Jazz 1982
Broncho Try Me Out Sometime Can't Get Past The Lips Guestroom From Tulsa. Playing Local 506 tomorrow night.