Posts Tagged ‘a woman a man walked by’

What is the Light?

December 9, 2009

I forget how pop-wonderful The Flaming Lips can be. I’ve been pretty disappointed with them the past couple of years, but I’ve been slowly bringing out some of their older albums, e.g. The Soft Bulletin, which is where I pulled the title of my post from. “What is the Light?” is a true musical delight. When they released this album back in 1999, it was their 9th. NINTH. These guys were pounding out music. Their first full length Hear it Is is a pleasure to hang out with, I’m also a fan of Transmissions from the Satellite Heart which arguably features their most famous track “She don’t use Jelly.” It’s so famous you can even hear a sample of it on Wikipedia.

Moving on, my show is tonight from 8 to 10 pm listen in on KRUI 89.7 fm or online here. I don’t have many shows left, so listen in.

Here’s some of the set:

1. Smog, Knock Knock (1999), Lets Move to the Country
2. Peter Murphy, Wild Birds (1985-1995), Cuts You Up
3. Radio Birdman, Zeno Beach, Locked Up
4. Public Image Ltd., Public Image Ltd. (First Issue 1978), Home
5. The Jesus Lizard, Liar (1992), Slave Ship
6. The Ocean Blue, The Ocean Blue (1989), Between Something and Nothing
7. Unwound, New Plastic Ideas (1993), Entirely Different Matters
8. Shipping News, Flies the Fields (2005), Louven
9. Devo, Greatest Hits, Gut Feeling
(Off of the 1978 album Q: Are we not men? A: We are Devo!, possibly the best title ever.)
10. Dirty Looks, 12′ O’Clock High, Dissappearing
11. Elliott Smith, From A basement On The Hill (2004), A Fond Farewell
12. Bauhaus, Burning from the Inside (1983), King Volcano

13. Adolescents, Adolescents (1981), No Way
14. Boss Hog, Whiteout (2000), Whiteout
Yes I know everyone loves Christina Martinez. Here’s another photo of her, because well, she is DAMN hot (so is Jon Spencer who is also in this photo.)

15. Bob Mould, District Line (2008), The Silence Between Us
16. The Jesus and Mary Chain, Psychocandy (1985), Never Understand
17. Gang of Four, Entertainment (1979), He’d Send In the Army
18. Les Savy Fav, Go Forth (2001), Daily Dares
19. Thievery Corporation, The Cosmic Game (2005), Marching the Hate Machines (Into the Sun) (features the Flaming Lips and this was a request)

20. Tom Waits, Mule Variations (1999), Get Behind the Mule
21. Wire, A Bell Is A Cup Until It Is Struck (1988), Kidney Bingos
22. Echo & The Bunnymen, Echo & The Bunnymen (1987), Bedbugs and Ballyhoo

23. Catherine Wheel, Ferment (1992), Ferment
24. The Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin (1999), What Is the Light?
25. Guided By Voices, Mag Earwhig! (1997), Jane of the Walking Universe
26. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Good Son (1990), The Weeping Song
27. PJ Harvey & John Parish, A Woman A Man Walked By, Black Hearted Love
28. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Boatman’s Call (1997), Into my Arms
(A Request)

“All this and more…”

July 29, 2009

The dead boys sang that off of Young, Loud, and Snotty. I’m on between 8pm and midnight tonight, I’m filling in for Standing on the Verge. I’m going to bring you some awesome 70s and 80s punk, along with some new wave and the usual 90s alternative. Its going to be fun…
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Listen in at KRUI 89.7fm or online here.

The Set:
1. New Order, Power Corruption and Lies, Your silent face
2. Ride, Fall, Dreams Burn Down
3. Polvo, CorCrane Secret, can i ride
4. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, plastic fang, Down in the Beast
5. The Stone Roses, Second Coming, Love Spreads
6. Dinosaur Jr, Farm, Imagination Blind
7. Grant Lee Buffalo, Mighty Joe Moon, Sing Along
8. PJ Harvey & John Parish, A woman a man walked by, Sixteen, Fifteen, Fourteen ( A new album from PJ!)
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9. Tom Waits, Orphans, Fish in the jailhouse
10. Meat Puppets, Sewn Together, Sewn Together
11. Archers of Loaf, White Trash Heroes, White Trash Heroes
12. Superchunk, Here’s where the strings come in, Silver leaf and snowy tears
13. The Breeders, Pod, Happiness is a Warm Gun
14. Frank Black, Frank Black, I heard Ramona Sing
15. Sonic Youth, The Eternal, antiorgasm
16. Q and not U, Power, Beautiful Beats
17. Sonic Youth, The Eternal, Anti-orgasm
18. Melvins, Nude with Boots, Suicide in progress
19. Guided by Voices, Matador at 15, My kind of soldier
20. The Brian Jonestown Massacre, We are the radio, God is m Girlfriend
21. The Cure, the Head on the Door, the baby Screams
22. Catherine Wheel, Ferment, I want to touch you
23. Bauhaus, Kick in the Eye
24. Morphine, Cure for Pain, Like Swimming
25. Husker Du, New Day Rising, New Day Rising (1985)
26. The Vaselines, Enter the Vaselines, You Think You’re a Man (a new box set released by these guys with subpop, and they are TOURING!)
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27. Built to Spill, Perfect from now on, Velvet Waltz (1997)
28. T. Rex, Electric Warrior, Hot Love (1971)
29. Brian Eno, Here come the Warm Jets, Needle’s in the camels eye (1974)
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30. New York Dolls, New York Dolls, Trash (1973)
31. Lou Reed, NYC MAN, White Light/White Heat
32. Talking Heads, houses in motion
33. The Rolling Stones, Sweet Black Angel (I love these guys, and this song).
34. Hello, New York Groove (Out to Mike in NYC!)
35. The Moldy Peaches, The Moldy Peaches (2001), NYC’s like a graveyard (this one is also out to Mike!)
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36. Blondie, Blondie (1976), X Offender
37. Buzzcocks, Singles Going Steady (1979), Everybody’s Happy Nowadays
38. Television, marque moon/adventure/live at the waldorf, little johnny jewel
39. Pere Ubu, Terminal Tower, Final Solution
40. Elvis Costello, My Aim is True, Mystery Dance
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41. Stiff Little Fingers, Inflammable Material, Suspect Device
42. The Clash, The Clash (1977), (White man) in Hammersmith Palais
43. The Bongos, Drums along the Hudson (1982), In the Congo
44. The Replacements, All Shook Down, All Shook Down (1990)
45. Yo La Tengo, Genius + Love= Yo La Tengo, Fog over Frisco
46. Iggy Pop, Raw Power, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell
47. Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures, New Dawn Fades
48. Dead Boys, Young Loud and Snotty, All this and More
49. X, Wild Gift, We’re Desperate
50. Wire, Chairs Missing, I am the Fly
51. Gang of Four, Entertainment, Return the Gift
52. Slint, Spiderland, Good Morning, captain (This album makes me happy because of this quote along the back “This recording is meant to be listened to on vinyl.”)
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53. Bonnie “Prince” Billy, I see a Darkness (1999), I see a Darkness