Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Somebody out there is doing better than me

Twerps - "Back to You" (Range Anxiety)

A Symphony Pathetique

A Winged Victory for the Sullen - "A Symphony Pathetique" (A Winged Victory for the Sullen)

I'm gonna build me a stone fence

James Xerxes Fussell - "Raggy Levy" (James Xerxes Fussell)

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Playlist for 4-23-15

So, since coming back after nearly two weeks of vacation wasn't hard enough, my external hard drive crashed and I lost my entire music library. I apologize if my radio shows for the foreseeable future feel a little hampered. I'm rebuilding as quickly as I can. In the meantime, feel free to chime in with more great requests and words of encouragement during this dark, dark time.

Together we'll get through this. And have more fun radio shows like this one:

Things that Are Square 4-23-15

(*) = New release

(*) Jake Xerxes Fussell - Star Girl - Jake Xerxes Fussell

(*) Sufjan Stevens - Death with Dignity - Carrie & Lowell
Sturgill Simpson - The Promise - Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
Ernest Tubb - Drivin' Nails in My Coffin - The Definitive Collection
Joanna Newsom - Good Intentions Paving Co. - Have One On Me

Hello Saferide - If I Don't Write This Song, Someone I Love Will Die - Introducing...
Allo Darlin' - Let's Go Swimming - Allo Darlin'
Beulah - What Will You Do When Your Suntan Fades? - The Coast is Never Clear
Belle and Sebastian - Nobody's Empire - Girls In Peacetime Want to Dance

(*) Built to Spill - Never Be the Same - Untethered Moon
Pavement - The Killing Moon - Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Ed.
The Long Winters - (It's A) Departure - Putting the Days to Bed
Bleachers - Rollercoaster - Strange Desire (For Alex in Irvine, CA)

Stone Cold Fox - Seventeen - Memory Palace
Martha - Bubble In My Bloodstream - Courting Strong
Gingerlys - Summer Cramps - Jumprope
Plastic Bertrand - Ça plane pour moi - An 1

Xiu Xiu - Under Pressure (Feat. Michael Gira) - Women As Lovers
Tom Waits - A Good Man Is Hard to Find - Blood Money
The Jesus Lizard - The Art of Self Defense - Liar
Viet Cong - March of Progress - Viet Cong

Superchunk - Punch Me Harder - No Pocky for Kitty
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes - Science Fiction Double Feature - Are A Drag
The Vaselines - Lovecraft - The Way of the Vaselines
Nitzer Ebb - The Way You Live - Isn't It Funny How Your Body Works

(*) Purity Ring - Begin Again - Another Eternity
Baths - Ocean Death - Ocean Death

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Genre Research Project 93/1361: Sevillanas

Sevillanas are a type of folk music and dance of Seville and its region. They were derived from the Seguidilla, an old Castilian folk music and dance genre. In the nineteenth century they were influenced by Flamenco. They have a relatively limited musical pattern but are rich in lyrics based on country life, virgins, country towns, neighborhoods, pilgrimage, and love themes.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

I promise you I will

Sturgill Simpson - "The Promise" (Metamodern Sounds in Country Music)

I hereby retroactively place this one WAY up my "best of 2014" list. This album is incredible.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Walk all over me

My Bloody Valentine - "Thorn" (You Made Me Realise)

Playlist for 3-26-15

Hey guys,

I can't believe I'm spending nearly my entire birth-month of April away from you. First I was pre-empted, and for the next two weeks I'm going to be traveling. I'll miss you while I'm gone and will try to come back with new and exciting things to play for you. Promise.

Things that Are Square 3-26-15

(*) = New release

Jacob Borshard - Data and Worf - A Glow in the Dark

Allo Darlin' - Woody Allen - Allo' Darlin
Dent May - When You Were Mine - A Brush With Velvet
Tullycraft - Georgette Plays a Goth - Every Scene Needs a Center
Half Japanese - Daytona Beach - Greatest Hits
iji - About a Girl - Soup/Salad

(*) The King Khan & BBQ Show - Alone Again - Bad News Boys
Shannon and the Clams - The Cult Song - Sleep Talk
The Okmoniks - Teenage Timebomb - Party Fever!!!
Coconut Coolouts - (Please Don't Break Me Out Of) Party Jail - Party Time Machine

(*) Viet Cong - Silhouettes - Viet Cong
Slowdive - Avalyn II - Slowdive
Drive Like Jehu - Turn It Off - Drive Like Jehu

(*) Lightning Bolt - The Metal East - Fantasy Empire
Oren Ambarchi - Park It Where the Sun Don't Shine - Stacte Karaoke
Unstoppable Death Machines - Life Is a Lot Like Kindergarten - We Come In Peace
Media Jeweler - No Exit - No Exit

The Fall - Solicitor in Studio - Room to Live (For Chuck in Irvine, CA)
The Janks - Living in Denial - Living in Denial (For Bobbie in Irvine, CA)
Sophie - Hard - Lemonade/Hard
QT - Hey QT - Hey QT

Woody Guthrie - Farmer-Labor Train - Hard Travelin': The Asch Recordings Vol. 3
The Carter Family - Worried Man Blues - Can the Circle Be Unbroken?
The Louvin Brothers - The Kneeling Drunkard's Plea - Satan Is Real
(*) Jake Xerxes Fussell - Push Boat - Jake Xerxes Fussell

(*) Dan Deacon - When I Was Done Dying - Gliss Riffer

Monday, April 6, 2015

Milk a Cow with a Monkey Wrench

Owen Ambarchi - "Milk a Cow with a Monkey Wrench" (Stacte Karaoke)

Possibly for April Fool's Day, experimental guitarist/drummer Owen Ambarchi put out a 10" EP where he shreds over ZZ Top loops. I enjoy it way more than I think I'm supposed to. Kind of like a Boredoms super-roots/krautrock thing that I'm real into.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The past was yours but the future's mine

The Stone Roses - "She Bangs the Drums" (The Stone Roses)