September 23, 2018 – Comin’ Back to Free

Clara-Swan is joined again by James for some crunching numbers

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  • Tom Tom ClubDark Sneak Love Action – You Sexy Thing
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Cat PowerThe Covers Record – Sea of Love
  • Issam Rafea & Gao HongLife As Is – Heavy Heart
  • Ry CooderParis, Texas OST – Houston in Two Seconds
  • Steel/Glass: NYU Steel Plays Philip GlassNYU Steel – Etude No. 1
  • Eli MuroTides – Clumsy Alligator
  • Toog6633 – L’amour dentaire
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  • John AbercrombieWorks – Red And Orange
  • Jefferson AirplaneSurrealistic Pillow – Comin’ Back to Me
  • Miles DavisBitches Brew – Feio (Bonus Track)
  • Caïman FuCaïman Fu – Pas de panique
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  • Invisible Opera Company of TibetInvisible Opera Company of Tibet – G’Day
  • TagaqAuk/Blood – Fire – Ikuma
  • Hassan K Bakhtak – Fana
  • Captain Beefheart & the Magic BandTrout Mask Replica – Moonlight On Vermont
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  • Shoji YamashiroAkira OST – Kaneda’s Theme
  • 1-Speed BikeDroopy Butt Begone! – Just Another Jive-Assed White Colonial Theft
  • Black Light OrchestraOnce Upon A Time.. – Morricone (A Man And His Harmonica/Once Upon A Time In The West)
  • Leila Gobi2017 – Eh Khanzam
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : EfenceLost Future – Cassette

September 16, 2018 – I Got the Freelin’

This is a journey into sound… this week with James and Clara-Swan

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  • Eric B. & RakimColors OST (VA) – Paid in Full
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Musicians of the Chimbuck Murung People of Western BangladeshRitual Mouth-Organs Of The Murung – Dance For The Sacrifice
  • Frank Oz & Jim HensonBert & Ernie Sing-Along – I Refuse to Sing Along
  • The Ink SpotsNovelty Songs 1914-1946: Crazy & Obscure (VA) – Mama Don’t Allow
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  • Herbie HancockMan-Child – The Traitor
  • Taj MahalDancing The Blues – The Blues Ain’t Nothing
  • St Paul and the Broken BonesYoung Sick Camellia – Got It Bad
  • Billy PrestonMusic Is My Life – Blackbird
  • Bob and Doug McKenzieGreat White North – Peter’s Donuts
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  • Kiran AhluwaliaBeyond Boundaries – Meri Gori Gori (Yellow Bangles)
  • Ali Hassan KubanFrom Nubia to Cairo – Sukkar, Sukkar, Sukkar
  • Alex ChiltonFree Again: The “1970” Sessions – Sugar, Sugar/I Got the Feelin’
  • Graforréia XilarmônicaChapinhas de Ouro – Benga na América Central
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  • Thelonious MonkUnderground – Green Chimneys
  • Parc X TrioDream – Dream
  • For EsméRighteous Woman – Doubtmouth
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : The Budos BandBurnt Offering – The Sticks

September 9, 2018 – The Light Pours Out Of Free

One for the ages. Clara-Swan takes you on another musical journey

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  • MagazineReal Life – The Light Pours Out Of Me
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Chalf HassanSongs and dances from Morocco – Shabe el Baroud
  • ChangoThe Charm of Chamame – Scenes of the life on the Edge
  • Bill McBirnie And Bruce JonesGrain Of Sand – 13 – Com Ou Sem Voce, Meu Amor (With Or Without You, My Love)
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  • Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone QuartetSaxhouse – Bus Horn Concerto
  • Clifford ThorntonJazzactuel – Pan-African Festival
  • Blodwyn PigGetting to This – Long Bomb Blues
  • Buckingham NicksBuckingham Nicks – Don’t Let Me Down Again
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  • Dewey RedmanJazzactuel – Tarik
  • Master Musicians of JajoukaMaster Musicians of Jajouka (feat. Bachir Attar) – Searching for Passion
  • Bonzo Dog BandGorilla – Big Shot
  • Chicha LibreSonido Amazonico – Gnosienne No.1
  • Carolina Chocolate DropsDona Got A Ramblin’ Mind – Little Sadie
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  • Hector Infanzon, Banda Filarmonica CECAM, Cesar Delgado MartinezSones de Tierra y Nube – Pinotepa
  • Bob Marley & the WailersGreatest Hits at Studio One – Maga Dog
  • MutantesTecnicolor – I Feel a Little Spaced Out (Ando Meio Desligado)
  • Buckshot LeFonqueMusic Evolution – Music Evolution
  • Chapter 24 & Philippe PetitThe Red Giant Meets The White Dwarf – Treasure Hunt
  • Chupame El DedoChupame El Dedo – Monsanto
  • Charanjit SinghTen Ragas to a Disco Beat – Raga Malkauns
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Stefan Christoff & Nick SchofieldRêves sonores à Montréal – Rise

September 2, 2018 – Kick Me to the River

James takes it to the river and leaves it all on the shoreline in this one.

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  • Jim WhiteYellow Submarine Resurfaces (VA) – All Together Now
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Syl JohnsonTotal Explosion – Take Me To The River
  • FoghatNight Shift – Take Me To The River
  • Canned HeatGamblin’ Woman – Take Me To The River
  • Talking HeadsMore Songs About Buildings and Food – Take Me To The River
  • Annie LennoxMedusa – Take Me To The River
  • KaleidaThink – Take Me To The River
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  • Crazy Backwards AlphabetCrazy Backwards Alphabet – The Blood And The Ink
  • Bad BrainsI Against I – Re-Ignition
  • METZStrange Peace – Raw Materials
  • Jazz Against The MachineBlack Bossa – Spoonman
  • The KinksArthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) – Plastic Man
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  • SnatchSingle – Another Brick in the Wall
  • Bixio, Frizzi, and TemperaBeretta 70: Music from Italian Police Films – Nucelo Antirapina (from Operatione Kappa: Sparate a Vista)
  • Funki PorciniThe Ultimately Empty Million Pounds – Cheasy Rider
  • Ox BowFuck Fest – 30 Miles
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  • Pink FloydThe Piper At The Gates of Dawn – Interstellar Overdrive
  • CoConutsCoConuts – Silver Lights
  • JoyfultalkPlurality Trip – Kill Scene
  • Anthony BraxtonFor Alto – To Artist Murray De Pillars
  • Rational YouthTo the Goddess Electricity – To The Goddess Electricity
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Ilya ToshinskyRed Grass – Train Station

August 26, 2018 – Don’t Have To Worry ‘Bout Free

Missy hosts this week with her guest from Texas, Lauryn! More songs, more variety, and more fun for everyone!

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  • AdronWater Music – Don’t Have To Worry ‘Bout Me
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Les ColocsAtrocetomique – Heho
  • Roxanne ShanteBad Sister – Have a Nice Day
  • VangelisOceanic – Sirens Whispering
  • Chocolat’sRythmo Tropical – Samba Fantastico
  • The Electric PrunesThe Electric Prunes – I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night
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  • The PillowsFLCL No.2 King of Pirates – White Ash
  • Charles BradleyNo Time For Dreaming – The World (Is Going Up In Flames)
  • DevoQ: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
  • Crystal CastlesIII – Kerosene
  • Texas Is The ReasonTexas Is The Reason – Dressing Cold
  • De La SoulDe La Soul Is Dead – A Roller Skating Jam Named “Saturdays”
  • Neko CaseMiddle Cyclone – This Tornado Loves You
  • TrickyPre-Millenium Tension – Christiansands
  • WirePink Flag – Three Girl Rhumba
  • Animal CollectiveStrawberry Jam – Derek
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  • Heaven 17Penthouse and Pavement – (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
  • KhruangbinCon Todo El Mundo – Shades of Man
  • KraftwerkThe Telephone Call – House Phone
  • YesTime and a Word – Astral Traveller
  • Gene RainsCall of the Tropics – Harbor Lights
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  • BroadcastTender Buttons – Black Cat
  • DescendentsMilo Goes to College – Suburban Home
  • AbraRose – Roses
  • The Exploding HeartsGuitar Romantic – Throwaway Style
  • TorcheHarmonicraft – Kiss Me Dudely
  • LoveForever Changes – Bummer In the Summers
  • AutomelodiFait Ses Courses – Buanderie Jazz
  • MoonfaceJulia With Blue Jeans On – Everyone Is Noah, Everyone Is the Ark
  • PhantogramEyelid Movies – Running From The Cops (instrumental)
  • Minnie and the Pau PauI Love the Penguin – I Love the Penguin
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Keiichi Suzuki and Hirokazu TanakaEarthbound Soundtrack – Name Your Friends
  • August 19, 2018 – J’Freek Assez

    James is back with a powerful tribute to the Queen of Soul and Clara-Swan does a barrel roll

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  • Aretha FranklinYoung, Gifted and Black – Rocksteady
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Duane Allman and Aretha FranklinSingle – The Weight
  • Luther VandrossSongs – Sweet Sweet Baby (Since You’ve Been Gone)
  • Artie “Blues Boy” WhiteChicago Deep – Chain of Fools
  • Herbie MannPush Push – Spirit in the Dark
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  • ChuchumbéCaramba niño – La Cana
  • ToubabouAttente – J’ Freak Assez
  • Mustafa Özkent ve OrkestrasiGençlik Ile Elele – Zeytinyağlı
  • Melbourne Ska OrchestraMelbourne Ska Orchestra – Get Smart
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  • King Gizzard and the Lizard WizardGumboot Soup – The Great Chain of Being
  • The Souljazz OrchestraFreedom No Go Die – Mista President
  • Pierre KwendersMakanda – Bittersweet Mornings
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  • George Antheil, The New Palais Royale Orchestra & Percussion Ensemble, Maurice PeressBallet Mécanique – A Jazz Symphony (original version 1925)
  • [The User]Symphony #2 for Dot Matrix Printers – .^.^%^%^%
  • NudgeElaborate Devices for Filtering Crisis – Poor Impulse Control
  • The Art of NoiseIn Visible Silence – Instruments of Darkness
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Ilya ToshinskiyRed Grass – At the End of the Day
  • August 12, 2018 – Of the Earth and of the Free

    I swear this was meant to be an upbeat show but Debbie Downer may have taken over. I blame the summer heat, or maybe it was the Zappa

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  • Frank ZappaMothermania – Plastic People
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • MutabarukaThe Ultimate Collection – Dis Poem
  • Ernest RanglinGuitar In Ernest – Angelima
  • Chet AtkinsThe Master and His Music – Over The Rainbow
  • Alder & AshPsalms for the Sunder – Ikejime
  • Leyla McCallaVari-colored Songs – A Tribute to Langston Hughes – Changing Tide
  • Lake of StewAin’t Tired of Lovin’ – Free Medicine
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  • Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood And The Rajasthan ExpressJunun – Kalandar
  • AntibalasSecurity – Hilo
  • Ansambl MontenegroStand Up, People: Gypsy Pop Songs from Tito’s Yugoslavia 1964-1980 (VA) – Djelem, Djelem
  • El Rego et Ses CommandosLegends of Benin (VA) – Djobime
  • Think Of OneJuly/August 2008 Believer Music Issue CD (VA) – Antwaarpse Shaabi
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  • Lejsovka & FreundMusic For Small Ensemble & Computer – Downed Predator Souvenirs
  • Alanis ObomsawinBush Lady – Of the Earth and of the Sea / Théo pt 1 / Théo pt 2 / Nzi Waldam
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  • Etta JamesThe Second Time Around – Plum Nuts
  • Les PaulThe New Sound – Lover
  • Paulo Sérgio SantosBeatles ‘n’ Choro Vol 4 (VA) – Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
  • Wild Man FischerWildmania! – Disco In Frisco
  • Galactic Symposium, TheJohn Peel Presents – YMCA
  • XMore Fun in the New World – We’re Having Much More Fun
  • Siouxsie and the BansheesJuju – Voodoo Dolly
  • The SmithsHatful Of Hollow – Accept Yourself
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Baka Forest PeopleSounds of the Forest – Water Drums I
  • August 5, 2018 – Q Do You Love?

    

    A spirited defense of the much-maligned letter Q! Because it’s 2018!

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  • QueenJazz – Mustapha
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Sesame WorkshopSesame Street Podcast – Letter Q
  • GodzThe Third Testament – Quack (I’m A Quack)
  • Eric DolphyCandid Dolphy – Quiet, Please(Take 1)
  • David BowieHunky Dory – Quicksand
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  • Sir Richard BishopDecompositions – Quarter Wheel
  • Quincy JonesThe Original Jam Sessions 1969 – Groovy Gravy
  • Medeski, Martin & WoodEnd of the World Party (Just in Case) – Queen Bee
  • Daevid Allen and KramerWho’s Afraid? – Quit Yr Billshit
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  • Quicksilver Messenger ServiceHappy Trails – Who Do You Love – Part 1/When You Love/Where You Love/How You Love/Which Do You Love/Who Do You Love – Part 2
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  • Maryam MursalThe Journey – Qax (Refugee)
  • Kasai AllstarsIn the 7th Moon, The Chief Turned Into a Swimming Fish and Ate the Head of His Enemy By Magic – Quick As White
  • Nimalan YoganathanSangam – Qimmiruluapik
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Johnny OsbourneJamaica to Toronto (VA) – African Wake
  • July 29, 2018 – Reaching Into Free

    A mid-summer romp through musical fields

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  • Neil YoungOn the Beach – Walk On
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Sonny RollinsThe Freedom Suite 1956-1958 – The Freedom Suite
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  • Benoit Delbecq & Francois HouleBecause She Hoped – Binoculars
  • Bell OrchestreWho Designs Nature’s How – The Stars In His Head / Bernard 33 – Dark Lights (Colin Stetson Remix)
  • Jelly Roll MortonBlues and Stomps from Rare Piano Rolls – Dead Man Blues
  • James HillUkulele Starwars Aloha Force (VA) – Mos Eisley Spaceport
  • Jack Lewis and the CutoffsL’vov Reads His Notes – Summertime Called
  • Grateful DeadWorkingman’s Dead – Cumberland Blues
  • Betty Lavette Child of the Seventies – Heart of Gold
  • Roxy MusicFor Your Pleasure – Do the Strand
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  • Spyder-DBig Apple Rappin’: The Early Days Of Hip-Hop Culture In New York City 1979-1982 (VA) – Big Apple Rappin’
  • The Hot 8 Brass BandRock With The Hot 8 Brass Band – I Got You
  • Ken NordineThe Best of Word Jazz, Vol. 1 – Reaching Into In
  • Grim SkunkUnreason in the Age of Madness – Let’s Start a War
  • PlasmaticsNew Hope for the Wretched – Butcher Baby
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  • Coast Social Orchestra, Alexander AyubListen All Around: The Golden Age of Central and East African Music (VA) collected by Hugh Tracey – Mamie Sistah Mai Deah (Mommy, Sister My Dear)
  • GurrumulDjarimirri: Child of the Rainbow – Wulminda (Dark Clouds)/li>
  • Group DouehBeatte Harab – Lehi Teyilu
  • Joy DivisionCloser – Atrocity Exhibition
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Legion of Green MenSpatial Specific – Logarhythm One Point Two
  • July 22, 2018 – Kick On By

    I thought I would exorcise an earworm. Didn’t work–it’s still there!

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  • Madison’s Lively StonesClassic African American Gospel from Smithsonian Folkways (VA) – It’s Time to Make a Change
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Roland KirkSlightly Latin – Walk On By
  • Isaac HayesHot Buttered Soul – Walk On By
  • Jazz Jamaica All StarsMassive – Walk On By
  • Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigar – Walk On By
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  • Robert JohnsonThe Complete Recordings – Come on in My Kitchen (take 1)
  • Kate BushHounds Of Love – Running up that hill (a deal with God)
  • King CrimsonDiscipline – Thela Hun Ginjeet
  • PrimusPork Soda – Hamburger Train
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  • Oingo BoingoOnly a Lad – Capitalism
  • Rllrbll4 Corners – Prince Charles in a can
  • Cartoon LizardsNot Punk Not Raw – Aliver Than Ever
  • Ohio PlayersOrgasm – The Very Best Of The Westbound Years – Singing in the Morning
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  • OlavObjects – Objects
  • CéuTropix – Perfume Do Invisivel
  • Pat JordacheFuture Songs – The 2-Step
  • King Gizzard and the Lizard WizardGumboot Soup – The Wheel
  • Bush TetrasTake the Fall – True Blue
  • Pierre KwendersMakanda – Tsvarakadenga
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Stefan Christoff & Nick SchofieldRêves sonores à Montréal – Rise