Saturday, January 21, 2012

Rat Salad Radio • January 18, 2012

Welcome to the new Rat Salad radio blog! Below is the (illustrated!) playlist from this week's show. Looks nice, huh?

Archived playlists are here.
I've been on the air since June 2000, but we only started doing digital playlists in 2005.
Do check out WXDU's website and F*cebook presence too!

Alkhatiba Zaffouha by Omar Souleyman

from the album

Highway to Hassake: Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria (Sublime Frequencies)

#15 on WXDUs top 100 list for 2007. Very fine!

Diaspora by The Funk Ark

from the album

From The Rooftops (ESL)

Destination Unknown by Eligh + Amplive

from the album

Therapy At 3 (Legendary)

new west coast hip hop with a glitchy electronica flavor. Feat. also Zumbi & The Grouch

Dear God 2.0 by The Roots (feat. Monsters of Folk)

from the album

How I Got Over (Def Jam)


The Mermaid Parade by Phosphorescent

from the album

Here's To Taking It Easy (Dead Oceans)


I Want It Back by Pieta Brown

from the album

Mercury (Red House)


Heart-O-Matic Love by Bo Diddley

from the album

(VA) Oxford American Southern Music CD #13 - Mississippi (Oxford American)

OA's 2011 comp. Awesome as usual! This tune 1955.

Way Of Horse & Bow by Black Tusk

from the album

Taste The Sin (Relapse)

Black Tusk headlines the 2nd Annual Bull City Metal Fest, at Casbah Feb 3rd and 4th, sponsored by WXDU! INFO HERE!

Untitled by The Body

from the album

Anthology (Corleone)

Black Tusk is coming up from Savannah GA, The Body is coming down from Providence, RI ... Lotsa local bands too!

The Interlocutor by Squirrel Nut Zippers

from the album

Hot! (Mammoth)


Out On The Open West by Frank Fairfield

from the album

Out On The Open West (Tompkins Square)

Playing at Haw River Ballroom this Friday night with Cass McCombs.

Riding On Your High Horse by The Wilders

from the album

The Wilders (Free Dirt)

new from KC

Comfort Series #1 by Ghost To Falco

from the album

Exotic Believers (Infinite Front)

new from Portland OR

Good Lord, Maketh Me Poor by Michael Nace & The Nace Family

from the album

The Good Work Of The Dead (Ionik)


Sad And Blue by Ivy Smith

from the album

(VA) Oh, Run Into Me, But Don't Hurt Me! - Female Blues Singers, Rarities 1923-1930 (Sub Rosa)

Luvcool by Maria Minerva

from the album

Cabaret Cixous (Not Not Fun)

New from Estonia

Asheghi Doroughe by Hamid Shabkhiz

from the album

(VA) Rangarang: Pre-Revolutionary Iranian Pop (Vampi Soul)

Khaar by Kourosh Yaghmaei

from the album

Back From The Brink: Pre-Revolution Iran, 1973-1979 (Now-Again)

Title means "thistle." The song compares a human to a tiny, worthless, lonely thistle in a huge desert. PHOTO!

Incense Head by Psychic Ills

from the album

Hazed Dream (Sacred Bones)

new from Brooklyn

John Is The Last Of A Dying Breed by Rangers

from the album

Pan Am Stories (Not Not Fun)

new from San Fran

Are You Tired? by Foxymorons

from the album

Hesitation Eyes (Heatstroke)

Texas, 2005

Shadow On The Stone by Donovan Quinn

from the album

Honky Tonk Medusa (Northern-Spy)

also new from San Fran

Ledged Up by Odonis Odonis

from the album

Hollandaze (Fat Cat)

new from Toronto

Middle School Frown by Josh Rouse

from the album

Nashville (Rykodisc)


Jeritan Cinta by Terenchem

from the album

(VA) Those Shocking, Shaking Days: Indonesian Hard, Psychedelic, Progressive Rock and Funk, 1970-78 (Now-Again)

No Fine Lines by Scritti Politti

from the album

White Bread, Black Beer (Nonesuch)


Simulacra I by Ben Frost & Daniel Bjarnason

from the album

Solaris (Bedroom Community)

New collaboration betw. Australian Frost & Icelander Bjarnason. "Re-imagined" soundtrack music for the '72 film "Solaris," adapted from the novel by Stanislaw Lem.

No comments:

Post a Comment