Thursday, November 24, 2005
Billy Mahonie- "Whistling Sam". Taken from 'Found' CD album. (Oof! Records 2005). Info: www.oofrecords.co.uk
I'm Being Good- "Hell Is Small". Taken from 'Family Snaps' CD album. (Jonson Famiily 2005). Info: www.jonsonfamily.com
Mahogany Brain- "Spectroscope" and "Perilous Seas". Both tracks taken from 'Some Cocktail Suggestions' LP. (Fractal Records 2005). Info: www.fractal-records.com
Espers- "Flaming Telepaths". Taken from 'The Weed Tree' CD album. (Locust Music 2005). Info: www.locustmusic.com
***Euros Childs session*** with Alun Tan Lan
1. My Country Girl
other titles coming soon – info at www.euroschilds.com
The Bats - "Horizon". Taken from 'At The National Grid' CD album. (Little Teddy Recordings/ Egg Records 2005) [NZ release on Flying Nun records]available in the UK from www.rocket5.demon.co.uk (email:- firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ao Takamasa/ Tujikko Noriko- "Doki Doki Last Night". Taken from '28'. (Fat Cat Records 2005). Info: www.fat-cat.co.uk
Project Dark/Sexton Ming- "Mean Cop". Taken from 'A Lifetime Of Nervous Gutaches Volume 2: Rare Recordings 1979-2005'. (Rim Records 2005). Info: www.sextonming.co.uk
The USA Is A Monster- "The Hobokon". Taken from 'Wohaw' LP. (Load Records 2005). Info: www.loadrecords.com
Allerjen- "The Courage Will Find You". Taken from the E.P 'Resurrection'. Info: www.allerjen.com
My Cat Is An Alien- "Plutonian Flames - Part Two" (part). Taken from 'Plutonian Flames' 2xCDR release. (Opax Records 2005). Info: www.mycatisanalien.com
***Jake Vegas session***
2.Loud Black Hair
3.Willie The Pimp
Euros Childs - "Donkey Island" forthcoming single (Wichita 2005)
show presented by Kev Head, Charlene Katuwawala & Shona Davidson. thanks to Joe Thompson.
Wednesday, November 23, 2005
the briefest of updates - a live music feast this week with 3-live music guests, first up are Blood Red Shoes, London/Brighton duo with a recent sold-out 7" on Jonson Family; we then welcome Euros Childs, singer/multi-instrumentalist from Gorkys Zygotic Mynci in to promote his debut solo single 'Monkey Island' (Wichita) and forthcoming solo dates; and finally we welcome the Jake Vegas band.
in the bag today - Gudrun Gut); Espers; Alvarius B; the new I'm Being Good on Jonson Family, Mahogany Brain, new cdr/cass releases from My Cat's An Alien and loads more...
Presented this week by Kev Head, Charlene Katuwawala, Shona Davidson
more playlists soon!
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
live music this week from They Came From The Stars (I Saw Them) - despite a farewell gig a year ago "They came from the stars, then they went away again to report to the secret masters, but now THEY ARE BACK to restore the Status Quo" - a new album is coming soon and select live shows are happening with new songs and a new sound. check out tracks from the new album on the Rocket Girl show on Resonance tonight (tues 15/11, 8-9pm).
in the bag today - most of the things from last week as we spent an hour with Sky Saxon... so recent 7"s in the Earsugar Jukebox series (Giardini di Mirò, Gudrun Gut); something from the new Fall album (thanks Paul); Espers; Alvarius B; Monolithe, the new I'm Being Good on Jonson Family, Mahogany Brain, My Cat's An Alien and loads more...
Presented this week by Kev Head, Charlene Katuwawala, Shona Davidson & Howard Monk
coming soon here - a much requested "coming soon" section - while i'm about it coming live in session in the next few weeks are Jake Vegas (23/11); Blood Red Shoes (23/11); Euros Childs (23/11); Bob Log III (30/11); Fursaxa (30/11); Jem Finer (7/12 tbc) & Leafhound (21/12)
we are now repeated at 7am on Saturdays - so don't say i was on me way home from work and missed the show - set your alarms!
Wednesday, November 09, 2005
we have live music today from singer-songwriter Chris T-T - Chris has just interupted his trilogy of London 'concept' albums (after 2) with a new set of political/protest songs "9 Red Songs" . He will be playing tunes from this and talking to us about his current activities.
we also welcome 60s garage-rock legend Sky Saxon (from the Seeds) into the studio along with Rosco (aka Sterling Roswell, ex-Spacemen 3). Rosco has recently produced a new Sky Saxon solo LP ("Transparency" People/Jungle) and we will be talking to both of them about the project and playing a few tracks.
in the bag today - recent 7"s in the Earsugar Jukebox series (Giardini di Mirò, Gudrun Gut); something from the new Fall album (thanks Paul); Espers; Jonathan Kane; Ahleuchatistas; Pattern I s Movement; Alvarius B; Monolithe and loads more...
Presented this week by Kev Head, Howard Monk, Charlene Katuwawala & Shona Davidson
Sun Kil Moon ‘Neverending Math Equation’ from “Tiny Cities” CD (Rough Trade)
Giardini di Mirò ‘Blood Red Bird’ from “North Atlantic Treaty of Love, pt 1” 12” EP (2nd Recs)
Lightning Bolt ‘Magic Mountain’ from “Hypermagic Mountain” 2LP (Load)
Fursaxa ‘Poppy Opera’ from “Lepidoptera” CD (ATP Recordings)
Panda Bear ‘Ossie’ (part) from “Coconuts” CD-EP (re-issue of cdr, 2002) (Psych-o-Path)
Chris T-T ‘A Plague On Both Your Houses’ from “9 Red Songs” CD (Snowstorm)
Sexton Ming ‘Girls Eat Worms’ from “A Lifetime of Nervous Gutaches, vol 2” cdr (Rim)
Wild Man Fischer ‘Monkeys Versus Donkeys’ from “An Evening With Wild Man Fischer” 2LP (Bizarre, 1968)
Dirty Three (featuring Chan Marshall) ‘Great Waves’ from “Great Waves”cd5 (Bella Union)
Hunter’s Loaf ‘Next Door But One (I Knew These People)’ from “Solomon’s Radio” CD (Unlabel)
Jeffrey & Jack Lewis ‘The Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror’ from “City and Eastern Songs” CD (Rough Trade)
Stuffy/the Fuses live in session
2. Sir Wants Sex
4. Evil Kneivel
info at www.stuffyandthefuses.net
Quack Quack ‘Conversations’ from “Quack Quack” CD (Run of the Mill)
The Gordons ‘Coalminer’s Song’ from “The Gordons” LP, self-released 1981 (Flying Nun, 1988)
The Dead C ‘Speed Kills’ from “DR503” LP (Flying Nun, 1988)
Mugison ‘I Want You’ from “I Want You” CD-EP (Accidental)
Gravenhurst ‘The Velvet Cell Reprise’ from “Fire In Distant Buildings” (Warp)
All tracks 2005 unless stated
Wednesday, November 02, 2005
on todays show we have live music from Stuffy/the Fuses - 'XTC pop at Fugazi volume' is one decription, 'pawnshop guitars punctuated by b*st*rdised drum syncopation and vocals underpinned by a lone Hammond' maybe clearer - fizzy guitar pop anyway - 'led' by singing drummer Stuffy they, earlier this year, recorded their 2nd LP with Steve Albini - they are in London on the day of the show (2/11) at The Spitz w/Keith John Adams Trio & the excellent Father of Boon! - 8pm - info on them at www.stuffyandthefuses.net
in the bag (clearly will not play all of these but they are literally in the bag) are the new Lightning Bolt 2lp, R.O.T. 8" lathe, Sunburned Hand of the Man, Giardini Di Miro, Wild Man Fischer, American Analog Set, the Gordons & the Dead C (for my now frequent Kev's Kiwi Korner), Jonathan Kane, Monster Killed By Laser, Angela Valid, Jane, Slate Pipe Banjo Draggers/Lord Mongo, Davenport Family box, Sand Snow Man, the Nightingales, Takamasa & Noriko, Monolithe, Sh*t and Shine, Animal Collective, Gravenhurst, Sexton Ming, Ginnungagap (inc Alexander Tucker), Fursaxa, Kevin Coyne, Sir Richard Bishop, Lungfish, Quack Quack and Billy Mahonie* - and i look blankly at people when they say what are you listening to at the moment!
following a hectic schedule of radio appearances the other week (BBC Woman's Hour and then the 'sHRiMP!) our favourite British folky Vashti Bunyan will be appearing on this Friday's Later...with Jools Holland - don't miss her.
presented this week by Kevin Head , Charlene Katuwawala and Shona Davidson - and maybe Howard Monk will come in as well.
gLASSsHRIMP show is now repeated every Saturday morning on Resonance FM at 7am
* Billy Mahonie "Found" CD and Meets Guitar "Meets Guitar" released in November on oof! records - more info soon!
(what can i tell you about oof! records?)