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Monthly Archives: March 2012

DJ: Bruce

  • “Call to Prayer and Pealing of Bells (obit for Patriarch of Alexa” – Belltower ofthe Phutica Convent of the Holy Assumption – Bells of the Chud Region [Boheme: 1999]
  • “Presentiment (obituary continued)” – Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou(1963) – Emahoy – Piano Solo (Ethiopiques Vol 21) [Buda]
  • “Experience” – Toure-Raichel Collective – the Tela-Aviv Session [Cumbancha: New]
  • “Desde Que o Samba e Samba” – Caetano Veloso & David Byrne – Live at Carnegie Hall [Nonesuch: New]
  • “Totoumo” – Diabel Cissokho & Ramon Goose – Compilation African Blues [Putamayo: New]
  • “Camel Shuffle” – Amar Sundy – African Blues
  • “Iya Mi Joyo (Mother Please)” – Lijadu Sisters – Mother Africa (1977) [Knitting Factory: New]
  • “Contravento” – Ceu – Caravan Sereia Bloom [Urban Jungle/Six Degrees: New]
  • “Pelao” – La Chiva Gantiva – Pelao [Crammed Discs: New]
  • “Parajito en Sol” – Emily Pinkerton – Ends of the Earth [Green Jeans: New]
  • “Bendito” – Y La-Bamba – Court the Sttorm [Tender Loving Empire: New]
  • “Kiereme” – Bebe – Un Pokito de rocanroll
  • “Ey Encalar (poem by Nazimi)” – Alim Qasimov – Love’s Deep Ocean [Network: 2000]
  • “Watana Nuimery” – Bulhu Ensemble/Berta Province Sudan – Music of the Blue Nile Province [Auvidis/Unesco: 1985/1996]
  • “Ti Guitar La” – Rene Lacaille & bob Brozman – Dig Dig [Riverboat: 2002]

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.

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DJ: David

  1. “Stranger in Blue Suede Shoes” {Happy 70th John Cale}John Cale, Kevin Ayers, Brian Eno, Nico – June 1, 1974 [Island: 1974]
  2. “The Black Angel’s Death Song” {45Th anniversary of album release}The Velvet Underground & Nico – The Velvet Underground and Nico [Verve: 1969]
  3. “Hello, There”John Cale – Vintage Violence [Columbia: 1970]
  4. “Song to Woody” {50th anniversary of album release}Bob Dylan – Bob Dylan [Columbia: 1962]
  5. “I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)” {RIP Robert B. Sherman, Disney songwriter}Los Lobos – Stay Awake [A&M: 1988]
  6. “Voice Prints of the ’60s” {RIP Peter Bergmann}Firesign Theater – Just Folks: a Firesign Chat [Butterfly: 1972]
  7. “When You Die” {RIP Robert Goodwin, oregon death law advocate, died the way he wanted}Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra – Honker [Muckraker: 2010]
  8. “Who Says God is Dead” {RIP William Hamilton, theologian who inspired Time cover “Is God Dead?}Eileen Jewell – Butcher Holler: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn [Signature Sounds: 2010]
  9. “Amen”Old Ideas – Leonard Cohen [Columbia: 2012]
  10. “Read Thinner Books” {Virginia Festival of the Book starts}Asylumn Street Spankers – What? And Give Up Show Biz? [Yellow Dog: 2008]
  11. “Free Translator”The Books – Paste mPlayer 6 [Paste Magazine: 2011]
  12. “I’ll Drown My Book”The Young Scamels – Tempest [File 13: 2010]
  13. “The Book of Love”Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back [EMI: 2010]
  14. “Wildfires” {Also a novelist, Ritter is part of upcoming Tom Tom festival}Josh Ritter – Live at the 9:30 Club [Sony: 2008]
  15. “Danny Boy” {St. Patty’s Day, have a green beer}Bing Crosby – Top of the Morning/His Irish Collection [MCA: 1996]
  16. “Irish Dance Medley”De Dannan – Philadelphia Folk Festival 40th Anniversary [Sliced Bread: 2001]
  17. “Rock n Roll Suicide”Camille O’Sullivan – Live at the Olympia [Cat-O-Stripes: 2008]
  18. “Irish Lace”Eric Andersen – Ghosts Upon the Road [Gold Castle: 1989]
  19. “Celtic Ray”Van Morrison and the Chieftans – Irish Heartbeat [Mercury: 1988]

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.

DJ: Bruce

  • “Can’t Love Me and My Money Too” – L.B.Lawson – VA Memphis Blues [JSP: 1951]
  • “Dusty Box Car Wall” – Eric Anderson – Vanguard Visionaries
  • “The Big Fear” – Jez Lowe – Honesty Box [Tantobie: 2002]
  • “Rock and Roll Sermon” – Elder Charles D Beck of the Way of the Cross church of God IN Ch – VA Powerhouse Gopel on Independent Labels [JSP: 1956]
  • “Nothin’ But the Blues” – Lightin Hopkins – Lightin’ and the Blues-the Herald Sessions [Buddha: 1954]
  • “Detour” – Spade Cooley – Spadella! [Columbia Legacy: 1946]
  • “Rounder (Instrumental)” – Moby Grape – Vintage – [Columbia Legacy: 1967]
  • “Chet Atkins” – Corinne Corinna – Early Years [JSP: 1954]
  • “Shave the Monkey/Boys of the Mill” – Blowzabella – Acostic Folk Box [Topic]
  • “El Viaje de la Verdad” – Maktub – Orqestra Arab de Barcelona [World Village: 2008]
  • “Makota” – Hugh Masekela – Jabulani [Listen2: New]
  • “Mbube” – Ladysmith Black Mambazo & Taj Mahal – And Friends [Listen2: New]
  • “MuzikMogollar” – Mogollar – VA Istanbul 70 – Psych, Disco, Folk Classics [Nublu: New]
  • “Karibu ya Bintou” – Baloji (guest Konono #1) – Kinshasha Succursale [Crammed Disc: New]
  • “The Burning Heart” – Mehraab – Loga Ramin Torkian [Six Degrees: New]
  • “You’re not that Pretty” – ? – Lomax The Haiti Recordings (1936 -1937) [Harte: 2010]
  • “Margarita” – Rita Abadzi (1936) – Va Rembetika [JSP]
  • “Papa You’re A Scoundrel” – ? – Lomax Haiti
  • “TKK” – Ingosi Stars (Luhya Kenya) – Langoni [Daqui: 2006]

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.

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Couldn’t have said this better.

It’s not just about sound quality (though analog’s richer, fuller tone certainly plays a role), nor a fleeting fetishization of the past. Vinyl’s resurgence is inextricably tied to its most basic, unflappable tangibility—the quality that mp3s, in their boundless convenience, most glaringly lack. If the Dropbox generation was supposed to drive the final nail in vinyl’s coffin, it has also, paradoxically, rendered the album format strangely refreshing for younger music consumers today. Many find themselves drawn to the sheer physicality of spinning an LP—simply pulling out the sleeve, hearing the crackles, flipping over the sides. By listening to one record, you can forge a more visceral, tangible connection to the music. By amassing hundreds, you might begin to construct a rawer, messier sense of self.

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DJ: David

  • “My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You”{Happy 80th} – Johnny Cash – Now There Was a Song [Columbia: 1960]
  • “Black Cadillac” – Roseanne Cash – Black Cadillac [Capitol: 2006]
  • “If Not For You”{Happy birthday George, wherever you have passed} – George Harrison – All Things Must Pass [EMI: 2001 (Reissue)]
  • “My Sweet Lord” – Yim Yames – Tribute to [Ato: 2009]
  • “Turn to Me”{Happy70th birthday Lou} – Lou Reed – New Sensations [RCA: 1984]
  • “The Debt I Owe”{This year is the centennial of Woody’s birth} – Lou Reed – Note of Hope – A Celebration of Woody Guthrie [429 Records: 2011]
  • “New Multitudes” – Jay Farar. Will Johnson, Anders Parker, Yim Yames – New Multitudes [Rounder: 2012]
  • “Scared to Be Alone”{RIP Dory} – Dory Previn – Live at Carnegie Hall [United Artists: 1973]
  • “Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear”{RIP Jan Bernstein, creator of Bernstein Bears} – Randy Newman – Live in London [Nonesuch: 2011]
  • “These Boots are Made for Walking”{RIP Billy Strange, arranger of Boots} – Nancy Sinatra – Boots [Reprise: 1966]
  • “Pinball Wizard”{RIP Steve Kordek, inventor of two flipper pinball machine} – The Who – Tommy [Decca: 1969]
  • “Sweet Jane”{RIP Pierre Jeuneau, champion of Canadian radio} – Cowboy Junkies – The Trinity Session [BMG: 1988]
  • “Oh, Lolita”{RIP, Dimitri Nabakov, steward of father’s legacy} – Snake Wagon – Have Fun With Snakes Wagon [Self: 2011]
  • “Alturas”{RIP Irwin Frankel, world music DJ,} – Inti-Illimini – Philadelphia Folk Festival 40th anniversary [Sliced Bread: 2001]
  • “Daydream Believer”{RIP Davy Jones} – The Monkees – The Birds, the Bees and the Monkees [WEA: 1968]
  • “Ziggy Stardust” – David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust [RCA: 1972]
  • “Suffragette City” – David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust [RCA: 1972]
  • “Ixtapa” – Rodrigo y Gabriela – Area 52 [ATO: 2011]

Listen to this show on the Tape Vault. It will be available for the next two weeks.

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