Monkey Mind – 02/28/2011

This week’s mix. I left off the Derek Bailey cut starting a set just before the Tom Waits; it was “CLB Drums” from his excellent PlayBacks CD. Hope you enjoy.

Time Song Artist Album
3pm Song Played Backwards Don Pullen Solo Piano Album
  Prospection for triple piano in sixth-tones Henri Pousseur Electronic Experimental and Microtonal 1953-1999
  When the Catfish is in Bloom John Fahey Requia
  Bye and Bye (Gonna See the King) Ronnie Lane and Slim Chance Anymore for Anymore...Plus
  Sweet Virginia Jeff Lang Exile on Blues Street
  Solstice: Entrance of the Moon Bull Lou Harrison In Retrospect
  Push On Jesse Jackson Pace-Setters 45 single
  Let the Funk Flow EPMD Strictly Business
  How Long Do I Have To Wait For You? Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Naturally
  I Know You Know Esperanza Spalding Esperanza
  Pakugyenda Balebauo Warema Masiaga Cha Cha & Bela Fleck Throw Down Your Heart: Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 - Africa Sessions
  Pillar of Fire Crash Worship Asesinos
  7th Dimension Ruins Refusal Fossil
4pm Quinie Q/Pump Action/Making Babies God is My Copilot Puss 02/Straight Not
  Waving My Arms Birthday Party
  The Face of Fashion Chris Knox Seizure
  Shore Leave Tom Waits Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years
  Tell Her For Me James Hunter People Gonna Talk
  It's a Shame J.J. Malone 45 single
  Humanity Dub Yabby You Dub it to the Top: 1976-1979
  Survival Osibisa 45 single
  Clicktalk Young Marble Giants Colossal Youth
  Stop It Pylon Gyrate
  The Twitch James Chance Irresistable Impulse
  I Get High On You Sly Stone Ten Years Too Soon
  Working On a Building Cowboy Junkies The Trinity Sessions

Tone Science – 02/27/2011

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Time Song Artist Album
8pm Spruitjies The Ex Een Rondje Holland
  All Of My Life Ornette Coleman Skies of America
  Dance of the Cosmo-Aliens Sun Ra and his Arkestra Disco 3000
  Crescent White Single (No. 13) Mary Halvorson Quintet Saturn Sings
  Trial 2/Prison: Prematurely Air Conditioned Supermarket Philip Glass Einstein on the Beach
  The Spectre of Water Wars Talibam! Ordination of the Globetrotting Conscripts
  Jemima Surrender Fight the Big Bull All is Gladness in the Kingdom
  Transition Joan Jeanrenaud Strange Toys
  My Right Eye Laurie Anderson Homeland
  Filament 1-4 Filament Filament 1
  Conference of the Birds Dave Holland Quartet Conference of the Birds
  Spin With the EARth Adam Lane, Ken Vandermark, Magnus Broo, Paal Nilssen-Love 4 Corners
  Turning Time Around Lou Reed Ecstasy
  Puzzle Sky Roher / Barella 4 Early Pieaces
  Soul Retrieval Daniel Levin Quartet Bacalhau

Updoc 125: Oum Kalsoum’s Cabin: 2/25/11

Opening theme: Art Ensemble of Chicago: The Ninth Room; Tutankhamun (Black Lion)

1.    Sonny Rollins: Easy Living; Roadshows Vol. 1 (Emarcy/Doxy)
2.    Horace Silver: Sister Sadie; Blowin’ the Blues Away (Blue Note)
3.    Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: It’s Only a Paper Moon; The Big Beat (Blue Note)
4.    Charles Mingus: The Children’s Hour of Dream; Epitaph (Columbia/Sony)
5.    Asmahan: Aleik Salat Allahv; Asmahan Vol. 2 – History of Arabic Song – Recordings 1935-1944 (Musical Ark)
6.    Asmahan: Dakhalt Marra; Festival Oriental Vol. 1 (Fifty five)
7.    Asmahan: Emta Tioud; Best of Asmahan – Les Classiques Arabes, Enregistrements originaux remasterisés (MLP)
8.    Asmahan: Imta Tiuud; Best of Asmahan Vol. 1 –  History of Arabic Song – Recordings 1935-1944 (Musical Ark)
9 – 10: Oum Kalsoum: Ifrah ya Qalbi, Janat Na’imi fi Hawati; Festival Oriental Vols. 1&2 (Fifty five)
11. Erkki-Sven Tüür/Radio-Sinfonieorchester Wien/Dennis Russell Davies: Lighthouse; Flux (ECM)
12. Vijay Iyer: Epistrophy; Solo (ACT Music)
13. Rudresh Mahantappa’s Indo-Pak Coalition; Apti [title tune] (Innova)
14. Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra: India; India & Africa – A Tribute to John Coltrane (Water Baby)

Out theme: Afro-Blue; Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra: India; India & Africa – A Tribute to John Coltrane (Water Baby)

Tone Science – 02/20/2011

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Time Song Artist Album
8pm Present Past Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Bill Frisell Angel Song
  Computer Dating Theoretical Girls Theoretical Record 1978-1981
  Dr. Beauchef, Penguin Doctor Kneebody Low Electrical Worker
  His Arm Was Her Leg Assume Power Focus Throbbing Gristle
  unknown (track 14) unknown Folk and Pop Sounds of Sumatra vol. 2
  Daily News Maps & Atlases You & Me & The Mountain
  Hi! Friction Acitivty Center & Phil Minton Acitivity Center & Phil Minton
  Part VII Fred Frith Rivers & Tides
  Rotterdam.1 Text of Light Rotterdam.1
  End of June Joshua Abrams Chicago 2018...It's Gonna Change
  The Suspension Bridge at Iguaz Tortoise TNT
  Seven Beat Suite (3 Parts) Moondog More Moondog
  Leveled Tyshawn Sorey That/Not
  You Don't Know Me Caetano Veloso Transa
  For Frank O'Hara Morton Feldman / ensemble recherche Routine Investigations
  Past Present Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Bill Frisell Angel Song

Updoc 124: Pianissimo: 2/18/11

Opening theme: Art Ensemble of Chicago: The Ninth Room; Tutankhamun (Black Lion)

1 – 3.  Johannes Brahms/Glenn Gould: Intermezzi 1, 2, 3 Opus 117; Brahms – Ballades, Rhapsodies, Intermezzi (Sony)
4. McCoy Tyner: Effendi; Inception (Impulse)
5. Charles Ives/Marc-André Hamelin: The Alcotts; Sonata No. 2 Concord, Mass – Maurice Wright: Sonata (New World)
6. Bill Evans: Peace Piece; The Best of Bill Evans (Fantasy)
7. Thelonious Monk: Darn That Dream; The London Collection (Black Lion)
8. Erik Satie/Alexandre Tharaud: Embryons desséches; Avant-Dernières Pensées (Harmonia Mundi)
9 – 10: Olivier Messiaen/Peter Serkin: Regard du Pere, Première Communion de la Vierge; Vingt Regards sur L’Enfant Jésus (RCA Red Seal)
11. Thelonious Monk: These Foolish Things; The London Collection (Black Lion)
12. Brahms/Gould: Intermezzo no. 4 in E Major Opus 116; Brahms – Ballades, Rhapsodies, Intermezzi (Sony)
13 – 14. Brahms/Gould: Intermezzo Nos. 2, 6 Opus 118; Brahms – Ballades, Rhapsodies, Intermezzi (Sony)
15. Geri Allen: Flying Toward the Sound [title tune] (Motema Music)
16. McCoy Tyner: Reaching Fourth [title tune] (Impulse)
17. Cecil Taylor: After All; Silent Tongues (1201 Music)
18. Brahms/Gould: Intermezzo No. 1 in B Minor Opus 119; Brahms – Ballades, Rhapsodies, Intermezzi(Sony)
19. Steve Kuhn: Silver; Life’s Backward Glances – Solo and Quartet (ECM)

Tone Science – 02/13/2011

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Time Song Artist Album
8pm Lacerate Jeff Parker, Kevin Drumm, Michael Zerang Out Trios, volume two
  Fuzz Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth Deluxe
  Preciously Empty Christine Sehnaoui & Michel Waisvisz Shortwave
  Butterfly No. 1 Morton Subotnick 4 Butterflies
  Time Lines Andrew Hill Time Lines
  A New Career in a New Town David Bowie Low
  Rockers Fight the Big Bull All is Gladness in the Kingdom
  Broken Shadows Steve Lantner Trio What You Can Throw
  Big Stubby Mike Reed's People, Places, & Things About Us
  You Fucking People Make Me Sick Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
  Rings/Black Circles (versions) Marina Rosenfeld Plastic Materials
  Sombre Reptiles Brian Eno Another Green World
  The Lighting Field Rob Mazurek Quintet Sound Is
  Stations The Dead C Secret Earth
  Born, Never Asked Laurie Anderson United States

Songs on Toast – 02/11/2011

I Want You Bad 2:34 NRBQ Peek-A-Boo: The Best Of NRBQ
Get To You 2:39 The Byrds The Notorious Byrd Brothers
I’m in Love with a Girl 1:48 Big Star #1 Record
Just For You 2:21 Sam Cooke SAR Records Story
I’m Your Puppet 4:15 Dan Penn Moments from This Theater
Island Of Love 2:23 The Sheppards Doo Wop Box II
I’m in Love 2:32 Wilson Pickett The Definitive Collection
I Wanna Be Your Man 1:28 Paul McCartney Oobu Joobu
When Something Is Wrong 3:19 Sam & Dave Beg Scream & Shout!
It Hurts Me Too 3:08 Karen Dalton It’s So Hard To Tell Who’s Going To Love You The Best
To Be Loved 3:04 Joan As Police Woman To Survive
What Do I Do 4:01 Sam Phillips The Indescribable Wow
The Book Of Love 2:42 Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs
La tua voce 3:01 Gianmaria Testa Lampo
La St. Valentin 3:41 Coupe Cloue Le Roi Coupe Cloue A Paris
Just To Be With You 2:25 Passions The Doo Wop Box Vol. 4
Abreme, Soy El Moreno 1:48 Pepe Marchena Grands Cantaores Du Flamenco Vol. X
Dreamland 2:46 Bunny Wailer Bunny Wailer Sings The Wailers
That’s How Strong My Love Is Steve Young Rock Salt And Nails
Tomorrow Is A Long Time 3:02 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits Volume II
Cover Me 2:55 Eddie Hinton Dear Y’all: The Songwriting Sessions
Nothing Takes The Place Of You Toussaint McCall Beg Scream & Shout!
Lead Me On 2:06 Bobby “Blue” Bland Two Steps From The Blues
Tupelo Honey 4:02 Dusty Springfield Dusty – Something Special
All For You 1:28 Nina Nastasia The Blackened Air
Maybe 2:52 The Chantels The Doo Wop Box
I Wanna Be Your Mama Again2:21Doug Sahm The Best of Doug Sahm (
I’m So Proud 2:50 The Impressions Definitive Impressions
Take This Longing 4:07 Leonard Cohen New Skin for the Old Ceremony
If I Were A Carpenter 3:42 Tim Hardin 3: Live In Concert
In My Life 2:28 The Beatles Alternate Rubber Soul
Willie Deadwilder 18:20 Cat Power Looking At Trees
Don’t Lose Your Grip On Love Brinsley Schwarz Surrender To The Rhythm
Take Time To Know Her 3:05 Percy Sledge The Ultimate Collection
My funny Valentine 3:03 Chet Baker Boston, 1954

Updoc 123: Illuminati: 2/11/11

Opening theme: Art Ensemble of Chicago: The Ninth Room; Tutankhamun (Black Lion)

1.    Coleman Hawkins: Body and Soul [title tune] (RCA Bluebird)
2.    Unknown Mallorcan Singer: En Acabar De Segar; Alan Lomax – The Spanish Recordings – Balearic Islands – Mallorca (Rounder)
3.    Duke Ellington/Ben Webster: Stardust; Live at Fargo 1940 Special Sixtieth Anniversary Edition (Storyville)
4.    Frédéric Chopin/Alexandre Tharaud: Prélude Opus 28 No. 3; Chopin Préludes (Harmonia Mundi)
5.    Sonny Rollins: Autumn Nocturne; Don’t Stop the Carnival (Milestone)
6.    Jeanne Lee/Ran Blake: Evil Blues; The Newest Sound Around (RCA)
7.    Robert Hurst: Alice and John; Bob Ya Head (Bebob)
8.    Arlt: La Rouille; La Langue (Almost Musique)
9.    Rudresh Mahantappa/Steve Lehman: Katchu; Dual Identity (Raw Feed)
10.    Benjamin Britten/Felicity Lott/English Chamber Orchestra/Steuwart Bedford: Les Illuminations; Britten – The Complete Orchestral Songs (Collins Classics)
11.    Dmitri Shostakovich/Galina Vishnevskaya/Mark Reshetin/Moscow Chamber Orchestra/Rudolf Barshai: Symphony No. 14; Symphonies Nos. 9 & 14 (Russian Disc)

Out theme: Sonny Rollins: Cabin in the Sky; Sonny Rollins + 4 (Milestone)

Monkey Mind – 02/07/2011

Faves from this week are Sarah Pillow’s modern remixes of 17-century vocal tunes, the Bela Fleck Throw Down Your Heart African acoustic collection and the 1974 LP from Jobriath, the world’s first openly gay rock star (well, attempted rock star, anyway).

Time Song Artist Album
3pm Mr. Big Aretha Franklin Rare & Unreleased Recordings
  When Romance Says Goodbye Betty Davis Is It Love or Desire
  Ode to Premier Jour du Mai Sarah Pillow Remixes
  Kabibi Anania/Bela Fleck Throw Down Your Heart
  Keep Your Hands Off My Lady Ronnie McNeir Ronnie McNeir
  Grey Rainy Days Lonnie Jordan Different Moods of Me
  Diba Diba Boby LaPointe Pop a Paris, vol. 4: Minet Jerk
  Children of the Sun The Misunderstood Before the Dream Faded
  Jogo de Calcada Os Mutantes a divina comedia ou
  A Letter of Thanks Jack Bruce At His Best
  Blow My Mind The Critters Anthology: The Complete Kapp Recordings 1965-67
  Little Darlin' The Gladiolas Southern Rhythm 'n Rock: Best of Excello Records, vol. 2
  Bones Porter Wagoner Rubber Room
  One Rose Michael Nesmith Michael Nesmith and the First National Band
  Holly and Harry meet Anton Karas Third Man soundtrack
  ---- The Fall The Fall: 88-08 comp
  2 Meats Beat as 1/miinan laulu/zonnebloem God Is My Copilot Tight Like Fist
4pm People Ain't No Good The Cramps A Date With Elvis
  Slow Death Flamin Groovies Grease: Complete Skydog Singles Collection
  Matted Spam Pete Ham 7 Park Avenue
  Harry Hippie Bobby Womack Stop on By
  Scumbag Jobriath Creatures of the Street
  Zig Tim Perkis Motive
  Due Luci Ridenti Sarah Pillow Remixes
  Djorolen Oumou Sangare/Bela Fleck Throw Down Your Heart
  Texas Uphere Tennessee Billy Joe Shaver When I Get My Wings
  No Smoke Without Fire James Hunter People Gonna Talk
  Cassius Clay Dennis Alcapone Sucker Punch: Jamaican Boxing Tributes
  One Less Dick Blowfly Blow Fly on TV
  Paper Thin MC Lyte Hip Hop Essentials 1979-1991, vol. 2
  Skills Gang Starr Mass Appeal: The Best of Gang Starr
  Look What You Done To Me Sheila Skipworth Movements: 14 Deep Funk Pearls
  My Mumblin' Baby Rudy Green Southern Rhythm 'n Rock: Best of Excello Records, vol. 2

Tone Science – 02/06/2011

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Time Song Artist Album
8pm Ashcan Rantings Adam Lane's Full Throttle Orchestra Ashcan Rantings
  Kicking Stones Offonoff Clash
  One Okkyung Lee I Saw the Ghost of an Unknown Soul and It Said.....
  The Deshabille David Daniell and Douglas McCombs Sycamore
  Mobius Fuse 2 Olivia Block Mobius Fuse
  Song X Ornette Coleman Sound Grammar
  Ascension Ghost Impression no. 2 Exploding Star Orchestra Stars Have Shapes
  Peter Venkman Pt. II Ben Frost By the Throat
  drift 3 Burkhard Beins Structural Drift
  What Do You Want to Sing? Jandek Follow Your Footsteps
  Barber Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone Thin Air
  Wig Wise Jason Moran Facing Left
  Hugga Wugga The Muppets The Muppet Show Album
  They're Eating the Passengers Zoviet France Misfits, Loony Tunes, and Squalid Criminals
  Kule Kule Reprise Konono No. 1 Congotronics
  Platte Talloere Peter Kowald Quintet (fmp 0070)
  Virgo Mary Lou Williams Zodiac Suite
  Israeli Caves Maps & Atlases Perch Patchwork
  Banished Be Cavalier Maps & Atlases Perch Patchwork
  Carrying the Wet Wood Maps & Atlases Perch Patchwork