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"Rat Salad" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 | 07:00 to 09:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
* Olekranon Alinea Helminth Inam drone/rhythm/swooning sonics on a 3" CD. New.
Swans Song For A Warrior The Seer Young God Karen O. on the vocal here. This was the #1 album on WXDU's 2012 countdown.
* Ralph White When I'm Gonna Learn The Cuckoo Ack! Ack! Ack! New solo material from ex-Bad Livers guy.
* The Lloyd Pack Me And Rowley Bantam Know Your Lloyd Pack 7" Siltbreeze oddball stream-of-consciousness stuff from Dan & Letha Melchior & Russell Walker
* Delicate Cutters Warm Day In April Ring Skybucket New from Alabama.
Rhyton Stone Colored Rhyton Thrill Jockey Among my favorites from 2012. Lovely gift from my sister-in-law Lori.
Kraftwerk Atem Kraftwerk 2 Crown 1970
Devo Be Stiff Hardcore Devo vol. 2 1974-1977 Rykodisc early version, quicksand slow
The Slits Liebe And Romanze (Slow Version) Cut Universal 1979
* Noize MC Pesnya Dlya Radio (VA) Lunapark: The Sound of Russia Today Eastblok Music New comp that ranges from piano to rock to electroClash to this hip hop
* Cut Hands Witness The Spread Of The Dream / Black Mamba Black Mamba Very Friendly new "afro-noise" project from William Bennett
* Port St. Willow Amawalk Holiday self-released New from Portland OR's Nick Principe. Pitchfork sez his voice meanders through thick "aquatic guitar fog"
D. Charles Speer & The Helix Alamoosook Echoes Leaving The Commonwealth Thrill Jockey 2011
* MEM1 + Stephen Vitiello Paleophaedon Age of Insects Dragon's Eye Recordings new; sonic tribute to extinct insects
The Books Smells Like Content Lost and Safe Tomlab 2005
Be/Non Good N' Salty Meet The Person Most Responsible For Your Safety Turnbuckle Lawrence, KS, 1998.
The Ladybug Transistor Like A Summer Rain The Albemarle Sound Merge 1999
* Bodo Real Deal Hits Internationales Shadoks 1969 debut from German-born Mexico-based guitarist. He covers and covers and covers on this album somewhat unendingly. Nina Simone song here.
The Human Instinct Stand Up Pins In It Sunbeam New Zealand, 1971
* The Clean Getting Older Odditties Five Four-O New Zealand, c. 1980-82. New double LP collecting early recordings. Prev. only on cassette.
* Squarehead More Quickly Out Of Season (split album with So Cow) Inflated new from Ireland.
Holy Wave Arab Spring Knife Hits self-released El Paso guys now based in Austin. WXDU's #65 album of 2012.
* Scott & Charlene's Wedding Every Detail Para Vista Social Club Critical Heights From Melbourne, Australia. 2010 release there but only out in 2012 in the U.S. Lovely slacker pop.
* Blank Realm The Crackle pt. 1 & 2 Go Easy Siltbreeze New from Brisbane, Australia.... three siblings & another dude
* Scientists Tiger Tiger Rubber Never Sleeps Bang! Demos 'n' live tracks from 70s-80s Australian blues-punk-mudsters. Reissue of a cassette-only collection.
The Beets Wipe It Off Let The Poison Out Hardly Art 2011
* Steve Hauschildt Sequitur Sequitur Kranky New synth-driven psych by SH of Emeralds
* Forma Off Off/On Spectrum Spools new space-synth from Brooklyn