April 7, 2019 – Rum & Kicka-Kola

Let’s not presume this is Missy’s last visit to the Free Kick studio but join us in wishing her happy trails in her new adventures…

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Playlist

  • The English Beat (RIP Ranking Roger) – I Just Can’t Stop It – Can’t Get Used To Losing You
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Alexander Courage Star Trek, From The Original Pilots: The Cage & Where No Man Has Gone Before (Original Television Soundtrack) – Instant Paradise
  • Arthur RussellWorld of Echo – Soon-To-Be Innocent Fun / Let’s See
  • MilkyTravels With a Donkey – Dima the Kirgilyakh Mammoth
  • Arrigo Barnabé(1980) Clara Crocodilo – Infortúnio

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  • People Under the StairsFun DMC – California
  • Calypso Rose Original Calypso at Dirty Jim’s (VA) – Rum and Coca-Cola
  • Tim & EricAwesome Record, Great Songs! – Sports! (Dance Club Mix)
  • StereolabAluminium Tunes – One-note Samba/Surfboard
  • EnyaThe Celts – I Want Tomorrow

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  • Art BearsHopes and Fears – Riddle
  • Abdesselam Damoussi and Nour EddineJedba – Spiritual Music from Morocco – Jazalit
  • Big StarRadio City – O My Soul

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  • They Might Be GiantsMy Murdered Remains – Communists Have the Music
  • SnogLies Inc. – Corporate Slave
  • Juanita y Maria Mendoza Corridos Of The Mexican Revolution (VA) – Corrida de Juan Vaaquez
  • King CrimsonDiscipline – Frame by Frame
  • Matthew HerbertPlat du jour – Fatter, Slimmer, Faster, Slower
  • OrbitalMonsters Exist – P.H.U.K
  • Joni VoidMise en abyme – Persistence

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Stefan Christoff & Nick SchoefieldRêves sonores à Montréal – Rise

March 31, 2019 – Slip Kick

Ain’t no easy way to be free, but James makes it look so in this episode

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Playlist

  • The WhoThe Who By Numbers – Slip Kid
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Acid Mothers Temple and The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.Benzaiten – December Stops/Etekoraku/Etekobushi
  • Charles MingusPassions of a Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings – Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am

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  • ParliamentFunkentelechy vs. The Placebo Syndrome – Funkentelechy
  • Spanky WilsonDoin’ It – Sunshine of Your Love
  • Lafayette Afro Rock BandMalik – Baba Hya
  • Tokyo IncidentsAdult – Keshou Naoshi

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  • Pink FloydMeddle – Echoes

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  • Rational YouthCold War Night Life – Saturdays in Silesia (Extended Cut)
  • Los IniciadosLa Marca de Anubis – Soy el Vacio
  • The Durutti ColumnThe Return of Durutti Column – Sketch for Summer
  • OvalSystemisch – Catchy DAAD
  • Andrew DukeSprung – Siamese
  • Acid ArabMusique de France – Gul L’Abi

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Budos BandBurnt Offering – The Sticks

March 24, 2019 – Night Kick

nightime brunch clause; replay =>>

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Playlist

  • Peter ToshCan’t Blame The Youth ’69 – ’72 – Can’t Blame The Youth
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Mashkoor Ali KhanTranscendence – Raga Jhinjhoti – Daatha Tumi Ho Aaj Man Basa Gayee

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  • Simone FortiAl Di Là – Night Walk
  • Sheila ChandraABoneCroneDrone – ABoneCroneDrone 4

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  • P.E. Hewitt Jazz EnsembleWinter Winds The Complete Works 1968-70 – Sad Sunday
  • The Black Twig Pickers with Charlie ParrEastMont Syrup – Wednesday Night Waltz
  • Les RhinocérosLes Rhinocéros – Choo Choo! (4 On The Door)
  • The ZydepunksFinisterre – Cuando crecerán los flores

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  • Peggy LeeA Natural Woman – Spinning Wheel
  • Ike & Tina TurnerThe Very Best of Ike & Tina Turner: Anthology 1966-1976 – Funkier Than A Mosquita’s Tweeter
  • The Soft BoysA Can of Bees – Leppo and the Jooves
  • Andre Williams (RIP)Silky – Let Me Put It In
  • Dick Dale (RIP) & His Del-Tones/Stevie Ray VaughanKing of the Surf Guitar: The Best of Dick Dale – Pipeline
  • FfwdFfwd – Buckwheat & Grits

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Legion of Green MenSpatial Specific – Logarhyrthm One-Point-Two

March 17, 2019 – Ballad of the Kicks

James and Clara-Swan uncork the craic for St-Paddy’s

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Playlist

  • The Irish RoversThe Unicorn, The Continuing Story – Narwhal, the Continuing Story of the Unicorn
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Tsegue-Maryam GuebrouEthiopiques 21- Ethiopia Song – Ballad Of The Spirits
  • Meredith MonkOn Behalf of Nature – Spider Web Anthem
  • Paul RobesonThe Odyssey of Paul Robeson – Danny Boy
  • Bo DiddleyThe Black Gladiator – I Don’t Like You

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  • The Irish DescendantsBlooming Bright Star – Come Out Ye Black And Tans
  • Luke KellyThe Luke Kelly Album With The Dubliners – The Foggy Dew
  • Leonard CohenLive Recording (1972 tour) – Kevin Barry
  • The Wolfe TonesUp The Rebels! – The Dying Rebel
  • The DublinersCelebration – Oro Se do Bheatha Bhaile (Oh, You’re Welcome Home)
  • The Irish RamblersSingle – The Broad Black Brimmer
  • Dominic BehanDominic Behan – The Rifles of the IRA
  • Clancy Brothers and Tommy MakemClancy Brothers and Tommy Makem – Johnson’s Motor Car
  • The PoguesRed Roses For Me – The Auld Triangle

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  • Sun City GirlsTorch Of The Mystics – Burial In The Sky
  • David BowieHeroes – Neukoln
  • Syd BarrettBarrett – Love Song
  • Stevie Ray VaughanSRV Box Set – Dirty Pool
  • Reverend Charlie JacksonGod’s Got It – This Old Building

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  • The BeatersHarari – Love Love Love
  • Halina Frankowiak and ABCHallo Nr. 2 – Du Willst Zu Viel
  • KinoA Star Called Sun – Pack of Cigarettes
  • Mikio MasudaCorazon – Let’s Get Together
  • The Slew100% – Shackled Soul

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Six Mile BridgeSix Mile Bridge – Yapper’s Reel/My Darling’s Asleep

March 10, 2019 – Transfreemations

Lots of 2019 releases here , plus some gems from the past just for good measure

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Playlist

  • Sly & the Family StoneGreatest Hits – Everyday People
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Hildegard WesterkampTransformations – A Walk Through The City
  • Ladom EnsembleThe Walls are Made of Song – Weird Fishes_Arpeggi

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  • Tri NguyenThe Art of the Vietnamese Zither – Strategist Khong on the Fortress
  • Bunun men and women of Hsin ITaiwan – Music of the Aboriginal Tribes – Bisitaita – Song of consultation
  • Lori FreedmanExcess – Paul Steenhuisen – Library on Fire
  • Link WrayRumble! The Best of Link Wray – Jack the Ripper (live)

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  • Ivana PopovicBushes and Bombshelters – Bushes and Bombshelters
  • Rodopi EnsembleThrace – The Paths of Dionysus – Menexedes kai Zouboulia
  • Abdesselam Damoussi and Nour EddineJedba – Spiritual Music from Morocco – Allah Hay

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  • Far CornerRisk – Summit
  • Henry Kaiser, Mari Kimura, Jim O’Rourke, John OswaldAcoustics – Tawny From Ivory
  • Muddy WatersThe Chess Box Set – Rollin’ And Tumblin’
  • Joni VoidMise en abyme – Non-Dit (with N Nao)

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Kiyoshi Kobayashi & the Ukulele Swing Gang Ukulele Starwars Aloha Force (VA) – Princess Leia’s Theme

March 3, 2019 – Kicker Story

On a slippery March morning James returns with an all-cover set dedicated to the Fab Four and Clara-Swan does her usual thing…

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Playlist

  • Dr. AlimantadoBest Dressed Chicken In Town – I Am The Greatest Says Muhammed Ali
  • Roland KirkLeft and Righ – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • UncreditedPolyphonies vocales des aborigènes de Taiwan – BUNUN : Chant de germination du millet
  • Ratri SrivilaiMusic from Thailand and Laos – Mor Lam Ratri Srivilai
  • Led ZeppelinII – Thank You
  • Harry NilssonNilsson Schmilsson – Jump into the Fire

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  • Aretha FranklinThis Girl’s In Love with You – Eleanor Rigby
  • Brothers JohnsonLook Out For #1 – Come Together
  • Oingo BoingoBoingo – I am the Walrus/li>
  • Booker T & the MGsMclemore Avenue – You Can’t Do That
  • Canadian BrassAll You Need Is Love – When I’m 64
  • Easy-Star AllstarsEasy Stars Lonely Hearts Dub Band – Good Morning, Good Morning
  • Ella FitzgeraldElla – Savoy Truffle

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  • KUKLThe Eye – Anna
  • Tanya TagaqRetribution – Nacreous
  • Iva BittováIva Bittová – Proudem Mleka (River of Milk)
  • Diamanda GalásThe Singer – I Put a Spell on You

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  • CCRBayou Country – Penthouse Pauper
  • Taj Mahal & the Hula Blues BandHanapepe Dream – African Herbsman
  • Downchild Blues BandStraight Up – Flip Flop and Fly
  • Beau DommageBeau Dommage – Le Géant Beaupré
  • Harry NilssonNilsson Schmilsson – Down
  • Chicano BatmanFreedom is Free – The Taker Story
  • The RaincoatsOdyshape – Baby Song

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : EfenceLost Future – Cassette

February 24, 2019 – Kicks and Stones

Nicolas Chevalier brings the heavy this week–this show is metal as kick! Clara-Swan provides the glue for you!

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Playlist

  • Roy MontrellThe Roots of Punk Rock Music 1929-1962 (VA) – Every Time I Hear That Mellow Saxophone
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Little PlaydatesCritter Friends OST – Bein’ Fun
  • Aksak MaboulUn peu de l’âme des bandits – Ce qu’on peut voir avec un bon microscope
  • Harry J AllstarsLiquidator – Del Gago
  • Jazz Jamaica All StarsMassive – Liquidator

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  • VoicesFrightened – Manipulator
  • Hate EternalUpon Desolate Sands – Nothingness of Being
  • Black PeaksAll That Divides – Slow Seas
  • The IntersphereThe Grand Delusion – The Grand Delusion
  • Roy MontgomerySuffuse – Landfall

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  • The Monkees (RIP, Peter Tork) – Good Times! – Gotta Give It Time
  • Joe BataanLatin Funk Brother – It’s A Good Feeling (riot)
  • Jackie Shane (RIP) – 45 – Sticks and Stones
  • The Paradise Bangkok International Molam Band21st Century Molam – Lam San Disco
  • Steel PulseTrue Democracy – Ravers

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  • Blood OrangeNegro Swan – Jewelry
  • Phantom WinterInto Dark Science – Frostcoven
  • The Antichrist ImperiumVolume II Every Tongue Shall Praise Satan – Death Ritual
  • TribulationDown Below – Subterranean
  • Orkestar KriminalRyobra – Charsi

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigar – Memphis

February 17, 2019 – Kicks in the Jazzamatazz


Thanks to singer-songwriter-composer CADE who joined Clara-Swan on this week’s musical odyssey!

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Playlist

  • Ken NordineThe Best of Word Jazz, Vol. 1 – Faces in the Jazzamatazz
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Brew MooreThe Kerouac Connection – Wee (Allen’s Alley)
  • Les Filles de IllighadadEghass Malan – Inssegh Inssegh
  • Lillian AllenFreedom & Dance – Freedom & Dance

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  • Karen DaltonIn My Own Time – Katie Cruel (alternate version)
  • Dear SisterSilver Dagger – Waves
  • Joanna NewsomThe Milk-Eyed Mender – The Book of Right On
  • Loyle CarnerYesterday’s Gone – +44
  • Kings of Convenience feat. FeistRiot On An Empty Street – The Build Up

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  • Martin TétreaultPlus de Snipettes – Montréal 09 04 77
  • Tangerine DreamElectronic Meditation – Journey Through A Burning Brain
  • Martin TétreaultPlus de Snipettes – Métal industriel disco

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  • Loyle CarnerYesterday’s Gone – Mrs C
  • José GonzálezIn Our Nature – Time to Send Someone Away
  • Taken by TreesEast Of Eden – Day by Day
  • Tiny VipersLife On Earth – Dreamer
  • Vashti BunyanLookaftering – Here Before/Same but Different
  • Sibylle BaierColour Green – Forget About
  • Loyle Carner feat. KuesYesterday’s Gone – Florence
  • CADEMidnights original Soundtrack – Midnights / Sanguis / Suffocant / Exhalant

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Sir Richard BishopMystery Guild – Bamboo Batajon

February 10, 2019 – Freementation

Guest Jesse Chase brings the harvest to your brunch table while Clara-Swan pours it on

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Playlist

  • Frank ZappaBongo Fury – Muffin Man
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • MoondogThe German Years 1977-1999 – Marimba Mondo 2
  • John Coltrane Quintet feat. Eric DolphyComplete 1961 Copenhagen Concert – Impressions

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  • Snotty Nose Rez KidsSnotty Nose Rez Kids – Skodan
  • Linton Kwesi JohnsonBass Culture – Di Black Petty Bourgeousie
  • Strange FrootsStrange Froots – Live By Your Heart
  • FawnaVol. 1 – Idle Birds
  • Efy HecksWaking Up – Waking Up
  • Brody BusterBrody Buster’s One-Man Band – Nothing Compares to You

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  • Fatima Al QadiriBrute – Fragmentation
  • Sun Ra ArkestraSpace Is the Place – Calling Planet Earth
  • Lord MelodyAgain! Lord Melody Sings Calypso – Crazy Love
  • Mose AllisonAllison Wonderland – op Forty
  • Sonny StittWith the New Yorkers – Cherokee

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  • J DillaDonuts – Don’t Cry
  • MatiuPetikat – ean-Guy
  • Big BraveArdor – Sound
  • Bokanté + Metropole Orkest (Conducted by Jules Buckley)What Heat – Lè An Gadé-w En Zyé
  • Mamman SaniTaaritt – Zara Zarakoy

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Jackie MittooJamaica to Toronto (VA) – Grand Funk

February 3, 2019 – Fear of a Kick Planet

Twenty track of mind

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Playlist

  • Antônio Carlos Jobim e Vinicius de MoraesBlack Orpheus OST – Générique / A Felicidade
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Hirut BekeleHirut Bekele – Track 9
  • DadawahPeace & Love – Run Come Rally
  • Jimi HendrixThe Cry of Love – Angel
  • Sonia SantosBlack Rio 2: Original Samba Soul 1971 – 1979 (VA) – Poema Ritmico Do Malandro
  • Ranking AnnA Slice Of English Toast – Problem Lady

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  • Michel DubeauHaïku! : The Kerouac Project – The Blizzard
  • Oki Dub Ainu BandOki Dub Ainu Band – Topattumi
  • Ensemble de Faiz Ali Faiz, Duquende, Miguel Poveda, ChicueloQawwali-Flamenco – Tere ‘ishq ne nacaia, Con esa morena

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  • Rahsaan Roland KirkPrepare Thyself To Deal With A Miracle – Saxophone Concerto: Saxophone Miracle / One Breath Beyond / Dance of Revolution

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  • Sweet Honey in the RockSweet Honey in the Rock – Traveling Shoes
  • Raulzinho – Impacto 8International Hot – Slick
  • R. D. BurmanBollywood Funk (VA) – Shalimar (Title Music)
  • Los Fabulosos CadillacsVasos Vacios – Revolution Rock
  • Richard Thompson1000 Years of Popular Music – Kiss
  • Public EnemyFear of a Black Planet – War at 33 1/3 / Final Count of the Collison Between Us and the Damned / Fight the Power

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Buena VistasSuperfunk (VA) – Kick Back