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"Rat Salad" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | 09:00 to 11:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Talking Heads Born Under Punches Remain In Light Sire 1980. CD on repeat in the car lately.
* Sagan Youth Boys Systems Check Part I Annotated Universe Tone-Log new 'n' local
Richard Buckner Thief Our Blood Merge 2011
* Michael Hurley Doin' The Opossum LAND of LOFI Mississippi new!
Buddy Miller When It Comes To You Midnight and Lonesome HighTone 2002 featuring toy organ
* Today'shits If You Wanna Sex Boys 7" Randy New from Chicago
* The Yolks $2 Out The Door $2 Out The Door b/w Pretty Thing 7" Randy New from Chicago
Messer Für Frau Müller The Best Girl In USSR (VA) Russkie Wig-Out! Demented Surf/Electro/Exotica From Behind The Iron Curtain Omni Recording Corporation great 2011 comp from Australian label
Goblin La Via Della Droga (VA) Beretta 70 - Roaring Themes from Thrilling Italian Police Films, 1971-80 Efa Imports
* Blevin Blectrum Deathrattlesnake Emblem Album Aagoo glitch/electronic from Providence RI
* Rob Jo Star Band I Call On One's Muse Rob Jo Star Band Born Bad reissue of 1973 French psych LP
* Cibo Matto MFN Hotel Valentine Chimera Music new! coming soon to Cat's Cradle back room
Black Lips Modern Art Arabia Mountain Vice 2011
The Detroit Emeralds You Can't Take This Love For You Do Me Right / You Want It You Got It Westbound 1971
O. V. Wright Your Good Thing Is About To End The Bottom Line Hi 1978
LCD Soundsystem New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down Sound of Silver DFA/Capitol 2007
The Gourds Collection's Getting Live on WXDU, Jan 25 2006 - Delightful live guests, they were. Now that they've declared hiatus, thought it was time to play this.
* Culted Distortion of the Nature of Mankind Oblique To All Paths Relapse "4 band members spread out over multiple countries and continents, having never performed music together in the same room coming together through the wonders of modern technology to creat totally compelling top of the line doom."
* Quilt Eye Of The Pearl Held In Splendor Mexican Summer new . Coming to Local 506 soon.
Magic Trick I Say Your Name Ruler Of The Night Hardly Art 2012
Nite Jewel Unearthly Delights One Second Of Love Secretly Canadian 2012
The Black Ryder What's Forsaken Buy The Ticket, Take The Ride Mexican Summer 2010
Toncho Pilatos Tommy Lyz (VA) Love, Peace & Poetry: Mexican Psychedelic Music Shadoks/QDK great comp from the great L,P&P series! Orig. from their album Toncho Pilatos, on Polydor in 1973.
* Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen Semi-Truck Hot Licks, Cold Steel & Truckers Favorites Raven long out-o-print, now out on CD courtesy Raven Records! Thanks Australia! Originally on Paramount Records, 1972. A real gem!
Tom Hyatt & The Black Mountain Boys My Benny's Wearing Off 7" Hy Kopp
The Yayhoos Highway Junkie (VA) Rig Rock Deluxe: A Musical Salute to the American Truck Driver Upstart #77 on WXDU's "hurricane" top 100 in 1998. great comp!
* Bottle Rockets Sunday Sports Bottle Rockets / The Brooklyn Side deluxe reissue Bloodshot orig. 1994
* Glow God End Of The Night House of Distractions Play Pinball! new OK/TX punk-grunge split between Denton & OKC.
* Tar Teetering 1988-1995 Chunklet Chicago?