Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Rat Salad • November 6, 2013


WXDU is celebrating its 30th birthday with a big bash this weekend at the Duke Coffeehouse.  It's been an incredible delight to have been part of 13.5 of those years.  I loved hearing & playing great new and old music as much today as ever.  Thanks XDU and happy birthday!   

Transformation by White Manna
from the album
Dune Worship (Holy Mountain)
new from No. Cal.


Uneasy Affair by The Lines
from the album
Memory Span (Acute)
UK c.1980ish


Forever In Space (Enlightened) by White Hills
from the album
So You Are... So You'll Be (Thrill Jockey)
new from N. Y.


Preachin' Blues by Son House
from the album
Father of the Delta Blues: The Complete 1965 Sessions (Columbia/Legacy)
belated nod to the late great Son House, in honor of the 25th anniversary of his passing (Oct 19, 1988).


Unity by Mighty Imperials
from the album
(VA) King Bullard Version: Songs of the BOS Label (Numerophon)
compilation of excellent gospel funk/soul/rock from Cleveland OH, c.1970-75.


Clocktower Spies / Apartment Complexities by Felix Obelix
from the album
The Ringtone Album (Potluck)
new from Carrboro. 30 ~1min tunes with bass, marimba, xylophone, glockenspiel, organs, piano, harpsichord, and voice ... by Wendy Spitzer. Cool.


Warni Warni by Omar Souleyman
from the album
Wenu Wenu (Ribbon Music)
more from how-can-you-not-love-this Syrian performer Omar S!


Jai Jai Ram And Harmonium by Muslimgauze
from the album
Al Jar Zia Audio (Staalplaat)
aka the late Bryn Jones


Alpha Centauri by Rodion G.A.
from the album
The Lost Tapes (Strut)
new release of some lost Romanian electronica of the late70s, early80s. Diggin it.


Goatman by Goat
from the album
Goatman 7" (Rocket Recordings)
out last year by those Swedes who wear masks and give us that tribal voodoo psych groove... . . . . .


Someday This Child Will Die by Wooden Wand & The World War IV
from the album
Wooden Wand & The World War IV (Three Lobed Recordings)


Wicked World by Black Sabbath
from the album
Black Sabbath (Warner Bros.)
early 1970 debut LP. really like Bill Ward's drums on this one.


Serra dos Cristais by Camel Heads
from the album
Anoluz (Captcha)
new from Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Brestwerp by Mike Pride/From Bacteria To Boys
from the album
Birthing Days (AUM Fidelity)
nice jazz release from a couple months back


The More It Works by Parquet Courts
from the album
Tally All The Things That You Broke (What's Your Rupture?)
new from DentonTX/Brooklyn band


While You're Twisting, I'm Still Breathing by The Gits
from the album
Frenching The Bully (Broken Rekids)
early 90s PacNW


What Kind Of Monster Are You? by Slant 6
from the album
(VA) 20 Years of Dischord (Dischord)


Lost Cause by Cosmic Psychos
from the album
Go The Hack (Sub Pop)
1990. Australia.


Home Sweet Home by Venom P. Stinger
from the album
1986-1991 (Drag City)
also Australia


(I'm) Stranded by The Saints
from the album
(VA) Do The Pop! The Australian Garage Rock Sound 1976-87 (Shock)
and again


Windmills by The Torch Marauder
from the album
Boxers, Painters, and Snappers (Pox World Empire)
Playing WXDU's 30th Anniv party on Saturday! more at


Dollar Day by Zachary Cale
from the album
Blue Rider (All Hands Electric)


Spun Out by The Obits
from the album
Bed & Bugs (Sub Pop)
slightly surfy pop rock; new.


Listen, Listen! by The Merry-Go-Round
from the album
(VA) Where The Action Is: Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968 (Rhino)


Go And Say Goodbye by Buffalo Springfield
from the album
(VA) Where The Action Is: Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968 (Rhino)


Field 1 by Henry Plotnick
from the album
Fields (Holy Mountain)
minimalist prodigy

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