Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Rat Salad Radio • July 5, 2012 (subbin' for Decker again)


Synchro Feelings / Ilako Medley by King Sunny Adé
from the album
Synchro Series (Indigedisc)
Juju music of Nigeria with sternum-shaking percussion. Long-time fave from the 1980s


Synchro System by King Sunny Adé
from the album
Synchro Series (Indigedisc)


Synchro Reprise by King Sunny Adé
from the album
Synchro Series (Indigedisc)
Never will forget seeing these guys in the 80s at Peggy's Hi-Lo in Boulder Colo. It (was) basically a small cocktail lounge. The band was so big they seemed to take up half the space in there.


The Ride of the Valkyries by Chicha Libre
from the album
Canibalismo (Barbes)
Sophomore release from Brooklyn twisters-of-Peruvian-chicha


Cloud Rider by The Sadies
from the album
Pure Diamond Gold (Bloodshot)
Toronto, 1999


Oda A La Gente Mediocre by The Speakers
from the album
En El Maravilloso Mundo De Ingesón (Polydor)


Opium Den/Fade To Blue by Blues Control
from the album
Valley Tangents (Drag City)


Bubble Rap by CAN
from the album
The Lost Tapes (Mute)
Fab new 3-CD release featuring the best of 30+ hours of master tapes that were found when Can's Weilerswist studio was dismantled. This track features Rosko Gee, bass player for Traffic.


It Only Takes A Minute by Tavares
from the album
(VA) Can You Dig It? The '70s Soul Experience (Rhino)


Stretch by Maximum Joy
from the album
Unlimited (1979-1983) (Crippled Dick Hot Wax!)


Dub'er by Dennis Bovell
from the album
Decibel: More Cuts and Dubs, 1976-1983 (Pressure Sounds)
loooove this; Beatles melody all over


Greetings by Half Pint
from the album
(VA) Dancehall: The Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture (Soul Jazz)


Two Weeks Since You've Gone by Scott Walker
from the album
Scott 3 (Fontana)
No not THAT Scott Walker. This is from 1969 before the infamous Scott Walker was out of diapers.


And I Love Her by The Beatles
from the album
The Beatles 1962-1966 (Apple)


Somewhere Else by The Black Swans
from the album
Occasion for Song (Misra)
Sad but excellent new album by Black Swans. They mourn the loss of one of their own on this record.


Moment by MV & EE
from the album
Space Homestead (Woodsist)


Violet Flame Decree by American Cloud Songs
from the album
semi-meditative Americana from Daniel Higgs, Robert Ryan, et al.


I Say Your Name by Magic Trick
from the album
Ruler of the Night (Hardly Art)
New from Tim Cohen of Fresh & Onlys.


Summer Wine by Lee Hazlewood
from the album
These Boots Are Made For Walking: The COmplete MGM Recordings (Ace)


Rhinestone Sunset by Sonny & The Sunsets
from the album
Longtime Companion (Polyvinyl)
SF dude channeling lil bit o Flying Burritos


She Once Lived Here by Gram Parsons w/The Flying Burrito Brothers
from the album
Live at the Avalon Ballroom 1969 (Amoeba)
Speakin' of SF. That's where Avalon was (is?). These are tapes from when Gram opened for the Grateful Dead there, released in 2007.


Mental Revenge by Gram Parsons w/The Flying Burrito Brothers
from the album
Live at the Avalon Ballroom 1969 (Amoeba)
Great song from Mel Tillis.


I Think I'll Take A Walk by Charley Pride
from the album
Charley Pride's 10th Album (RCA)


Dream by Mirel Wagner
from the album
Mirel Wagner (Friendly Fire Recordings)
excellent debut from Finnish singer-player


Revelation Blues by The Tallest Man On Earth
from the album
There's No Leaving Now (Dead Oceans)
New from "Sweden's Bob Dylan."


Downs And Ups by Chris Forsyth
from the album
Kenzo Deluxe (Northern Spy)
new acousto-folk-psych from Philadelphia guitarist.


Reversionary Tactics by Sir Richard Bishop
from the album
Intermezzo (Ideological Organ)
new from Sun City Girls founder


Venus In Furs demo by The Velvet Underground
from the album
Peel Slowly And See (Polydor)
1965. From the box set.


Sprig O' Thyme by Joseph Taylor
from the album
(VA) Sprigs of Time: 78s from the EMI Archive (Honest Jon's)
all tunes on here from betw 1903 and the 50s.


Lifting The Hemline Of The Unknown by Sun City Girls
from the album
Box of Chameleons (Abduction)


The One I Love Is Gone by The Secret Sisters
from the album
The Secret Sisters (Beladroit)
Killer voices from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. 2011.


When Will You Ever Come Down? by Allison Moorer
from the album
The Duel (Sugar Hill)
Also from Alabama. 2004.


Prelude/City of Refuge by Abigail Washburn
from the album
City of Refuge (Foreign Children)
Banjo player who's spent time living in China. You can hear the streets of China in the intro.


Anger by Erdem Helvacıoğlu
from the album
Timeless Waves (Sub Rosa)
Turkish sound-installation performance artist. Epic pieces based on basic human emotions, meant originally for public performance on a 53-speaker sound system


Hard Time Killing Floor by R. L. Burnside
from the album
Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down (Fat Possum)
He was 74 years old at the time of this nice gritty recording.


Ways Of This World by Kelly Hogan
from the album
I Like To Keep Myself In Pain (Anti-)
Excellent new solo record for the ever-collaborating Hogan, her first in more than a decade. Really great band: Booker T. Jones (!), James Gadson (!), Gabe Roth, Scott Ligon. This is a great song from Vic Chesnutt.


Jellybread by Booker T. & The MGs
from the album
Soul Dressing (Stax/Sundazed)
1965. Booker T. anchors band in prev. song


Baltimore by Tropical Trash
from the album
Fear of Suffering 7" (Sophomore Lounge)
Louisville noise rock on a Louisville label


A Bottle And A Grin by Bloodloss
from the album
Lost My Head For Drink (Dirty Knobby)
1997. Seattle-via-Sydney "swamp-scuzz"


Hitch Me To Your Buggy And Drive Me Like A Mule by Casey Bill Weldon
from the album
Kokomo Arnold & Casey Bill Weldon: Bottleneck Guitar Trendsetters of the 1930s (Yazoo)


Durgan Park by John Fahey
from the album
Your Past Comes Back To Haunt You: The Fonotone Years 1958-1965 (Dust-To-Digital)
Recorded in Topanga Canyon, Calif. in early 1965


This Summer by Superchunk
from the album
This Summer 7" (Merge)
new! and already sold out, I discovered :(

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