"Movement 2: Trapped in the Jar"
The Life and Death of a Wasp
Vendetta Records/Adagio830 41/49 2010
Nadja and Italian noise rockers OVO join forces for some excellent atmospherics.
Jim Croce [05:16]
"Roller Derby Queen"
Life and Times
ABC Records ABCX-769 1972
Jam that in your whip and smoke it!
"Two Thousand Hands"
Mono Prism MPR 01-EP 2013
Perhaps the best use of translucent vinyl ever for this EP by musician Sandra Vu, who was also the drummer for Dum Dum Girls.
The dB's [12:53]
"Lonely Is (as Lonely Does)"
Bearsville 1-25146 1984
A jangle masterpiece from Peter Holsapple from the first album after the departure of Chris Stamey.
Track Star [18:04]
"The One We Play"
Lion Destroyed the World
Turn Records TURN006 2002
Saw them play at Cafe du Nord along with Xiu Xiu and a few other bands to celebrate Turn Record's 5th Anniversary, so I had to pick up this record.
Paula E. Sheppard, Helena Zvereva, Anatole Gerasimov [19:46]
"Me and My Rhythm Box"
Liquid Sky - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Varèse Sarabande STV 81181 1983
Oh the NYC club scene.
Flock of Seagulls [22:36]
"Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)"
Jive JL8-8013 1983
The second hit from these presumed one-hit-wonders. This one made it to number 26 on the Hot 100 in 1983.
Stockhausen Ensemble [28:08]
Listen (Brief Edition)
CBS Special Products P8-19832 1987
What? I've been reading the CAN biography again.
Mink DeVille [33:51]
"Let Me Dream if I Want To (Amphetamine Blues)"
Live at CBGB's - The Home of Underground Rock
CBGB & OMFUG Records 315 1976
Great time capsule from the early days of CBGBs featuring tracks by Mink DeVille, The Shirts, Tuff Darts, Laughing Dogs, Manster, Sun (no, not that Sunn O))), Stuart's Hammer, and the Miamis.
The Who [36:44]
"Shakin' All Over"
Live at Leeds
Decca DL 79175 1970
This version is about twice as long as the original Johnny Kidd version, as was the style of the time.
Aretha Franklin [41:04]
"Make It with You"
Live at the Fillmore West
Atlantic SD 7205 1971
You heard that correctly. Aretha covers Bread.
Marvin Gaye [45:37]
"Come Get to This"
Live at the London Palladium
Tamla T7-352R2 1977
A fine live rendition of Marvin's seond single from his Let's Get It On album.
Marc Ribot Trio [49:11]
Live at the Village Vanguard
Pi Recordings PI53 2014
Sonic goodness from this telepathic trio.
Music behind the DJ: "To Sir with Love" by Terry Baxter and his Orchestra