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"Rat Salad" with mark (archive)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 09:00 to 11:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
* Mike Cooper Lady Anne Places I Know / The Machine Gun Co. Paradise of Bachelors 1972. Now reissued, w/ 2 LPs in one package.
* Harry Dean Stanton Help Me Make It Through The Night Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Omnivore new acoustic
Kris Kristofferson Nobody Wins The Essential Kris Kristofferson Columbia/Legacy
* Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens Everybody Knows (River Song) Cold World Daptone If you haven't heard this woman sing, you should.
Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens Bound For The Promised Land Cold World Daptone 1st album from a few years ago also really good
* Peter Van Huffel's Gorilla Mask What?! Bite My Blues Clean Feed
* VVAQRT Cul-de-Sac Detainee Hot Releases new from Chapel Hill
R.A.M.C. Space & Time Madlib Medicine Show No. 7: High Jazz Stones Throw
Akira Kosemura Look Polaroid Piano Someone Good 2009. Minimal lo-fi piano works. You can hear the pedals. Beautiful.
Theotis Taylor Swing Low (VA) Fire In My Bones: Raw, Rare, & Other-worldly African-American Gospel (1944-2007) Tompkins Square 1975. Fine fine comp, no longer in print. (But you can get it digital).
Revelations Take Care Of Us (VA) Local Customs: Downriver Revival Numero Group nuther great Numero comp, this time documenting the record label Double U Sound of Ecorse, Michigan (near Detroit)
* Ty Segall Manipulator Manipulator Drag City new
Ty Segall Tall Man Skinny Lady Manipulator Drag City playing in Durham in a couple weeks: http://motorcomusic.com/ty-segall
The Replacements Within Your Reach Hootenanny Twin/Tone - Ryko - Rhino 1983 Mpls <3
* Coliseum Doing Time Sister Faith Temporary Residence 2013
* Magpie Feast Hidden Mothers Theme / Moon Advises Crow Hidden Mothers self-released new from Raleigh
* Karen & The Sorrows Asleep at the Wheel The Names of Things self-released new from Brooklyn
The Campbell Brothers Morning Train / Oooh Ooooh Sacred Steel On Tour! Arhoolie The Campbell Brothers are in town for the Bull Durham Blues Fest this weekend. TONIGHT at 6pm at The Pinhook, they'll join WXDU's Dave Tilley for a conversation about sacred steel guitar tradition, interspersed w/ live performance. Wish I wasn't going to be a work….
Groundhogs You Don't Love Me Scratching The Surface Sundazed 1968 UK blues boogie
Neil Young Tonight's The Night Tonight's The Night Reprise 1975
Nanci Griffith Ford Econoline Lone Star State of Mind MCA 1987
* Chuck Prophet Ford Econoline Night Surfer Yep Roc new. Couldn't resist three songs in a row with Ford Econoline references.
Talking Heads The Big Country More Songs About Buildings And Food Sire 1978
unknown Torrential Nostalgia (VA) Radio Thailand: Transmissions From The Tropical Kingdom Sublime Frequencies
* John Davis Coca Cola Mixes for WXDU self-released demo for coming album of ex-Folk Implosion guy
Adam Thorn & The Top Buttons Made For Woman Where's The Freedom Ernest Jenning 2007
* Donovan Blanc Without A Thing Turning To Doubt Donovan Blanc Captured Tracks new from Brooklyn duo
* Sugar Stems Some Might Say Only Come Out At Night Dirtnap new pop from Milwaukee
* Beauty World Meteor & Me Beauty World Potluck new pop from here
* J Mascis Wide Awake Tied To A Star Sub Pop new from Dinosaur Jr. frontman. (Chan Marshall shares vocals on this track.)
J Mascis Stumble Tied To A Star Sub Pop
J Mascis And Then Tied To A Star Sub Pop