January 7, 2018 – Kick Me

Kicking off the year the right way!

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  • Bob DylanBringing It All Back Home – Mr. Tambourine Man
  • Rahsaan Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Vijay Iyer SextetFar From Over – Far From Over
  • Fred Lane & His Hittite Hot ShotsCar Radio Jerome – White Woman
  • Raymond Scott QuintetteMicrophone Music – Peter Tambourine
  • Fred Frith, Hans KochYou Are Here – Lots Out Large
  • Sister Rosetta TharpeThe First Rock And Roll Record (VA) – Rock Me
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  • DeerhoofMountain Moves – Come Down Here And Say That
  • The Mountain GoatsGoths – Rage of Travers
  • Mike PattonMondo Cane – Ore d’amore
  • Lou ReedBetween Thought and Expression: The Lou Reed Anthology – Video Violence
  • The Brothers JohnsonBlam! – Streetwave
  • ParliamentTear the Roof Off the Sucker – Party People
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  • PJ HarveyThe Hope Six Demolition Project – Medicinals
  • Julie DoironI Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day – Spill Yer Lungs
  • Etta JamesAt Last! – Spoonful
  • Judith HillBack in Time – Wild Tonight
  • Betty Lavette Child of the Seventies – Soul Tambourine
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  • The New York Ska-Jazz EnsembleCollection 1995-2004 – Haitian Fight Song
  • Masato HondaWhat Is Fusion – Good Moon / Bad Moon
  • 春畑道哉 (Michiya Haruhata)Real Time – J’s Theme
  • Fatima Al QadiriBrute – Power
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : The River PilotsThe Unexpected Adventures of… – Shoulder to Shoulder
  • December 31, 2017 – A New Kick Sweeps Clean

    A year-end round-up of exciting sounds from 2017 through the lens of Clara-Swan

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  • SocalledTales from Odessa – A Socalled Yiddish Musical – A New Broom Sweeps Clean/Moldavanka
  • Rahsaan Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Wadada Leo Smith, Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii, Ikue MoriAspiration – Liberation
  • The Ed Palermo Big BandGreat Unamerican Songbook – The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys
  • In Order To SurviveMeditation Resurrection – Urban Disruption
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  • Trio-Da-Kali & Kronos QuartetLadilikan – Sunjata
  • Leila Gobi2017 – Tibo Gadeina
  • Songhoy BluesRésistance – Bamako
  • TinariwenElwan – Assàwt
  • Tony AllenThe Source – Wolf Eats Wolf
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  • Joni VoidSelfless – Agnosia
  • Le fruit vertPaon perdu – En papier
  • Alder & AshPsalms for the Sunder – Children of Gomorrah
  • The Flaming LipsOczy Mlody – There Should Be Unicorns
  • SAICOBABSAB SE PURANI BAB – Bx Ax Bx
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  • Bill OrcuttBill Orcutt – White Christmas
  • Norman NawrockiDisplaced/Misplaced – We’re Pickers and Packers
  • Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds From Another Planet – Soft Sounds From Another Planet
  • RusalnaiaTime Takes Away – The Beast
  • d’Animald’Animal l’Ogic – Lila Lydia
  • Arto LindsayCuidado Madame – Each to Each
  • Giant ClawSoft Channel – 008
  • Do Make Say ThinkStubborn Persistent Illusions – Shlomo’s Son
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Legion of Green MenSpatial Specific – Logarhythm One Point Two
  • December 24, 2017 – Looks Like Down to Free

    A different take on the standards of the season, and then some

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  • Lisandro MezaLo Esencial De La Cumbia (VA) – Vuelve (Vuelve Esta Navidad)
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Iiro RantalaMy Working Class Hero – Happy Xmas, War Is Over
  • The Microscopic SeptetBeen Up So Long It Looks Like Down to Me: The Micros Play the Blues – Silent Night
  • Richard CheeseSilent Nightclub – Ice Ice Baby
  • Lowe, Sweet Daddy, Blue Note Ad Hoc OrchestraYule Be Boppin’ (VA) – Be-Bop Santa Claus
  • Roland KirkTriple Threat – Stormy Weather
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  • Marlene DietrichThe Essential Marlene Dietrich – Der trommelmann
  • Ian K.Whiteout (VA) – Little Drummer Boy
  • The North ProjectNorth – Pines (Ingen Vinner Frem Til Den Evige Ro)
  • Sunny Murray w/ Sabir MateenWe Are Not At The Opera – Too Many Drummers Not Enough Time
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  • Richard GambleGive Him All the Praises – There’s an Ice Man Around the Corner
  • TomitaSnowflakes Are Dancing – Snowflakes are Dancing
  • Frank ZappaApostrophe (‘) – Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow
  • Captain BeefheartShiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) – Ice Rose
  • Medeski, Martin & WoodEnd Of The World Party (Just In Case) – Ice
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  • Mary Martin & Patricia NewayThe Sound of Music (Original Broadway Cast Recording) – My Favorite Things
  • John ColtraneThe Very Best of John Coltrane – My Favorite Things
  • NutsakFailed Musician – My Favorite Things
  • Little FeatFeats Don’t Fail Me Now – Medley – Cold Cold Cold, Tripe Face
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Vince Guaraldi TrioA Very Special Charlie Brown Holiday Collection – Skating
  • December 17, 2017 – Semi-Detached

    Stuck? Need a boost? Get it right here, folx

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  • Juan Calle and His Latin LantzmenMazel Tov, Mis Amigos – Havah Nagilah (Cha-Cha)
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Ryan Keberle & Frank WoesteReverso – Suite Ravel – 7 – Mother_Nature (Rigaudon)
  • Molly SweeneyGold Rings and Fur Pelts – Gold Rings and Fur Pelts
  • New Orleans Klezmer AllstarsManichalfwitz – Urban Turk
  • Baba ZulaBeyond Istanbul – Underground Grooves of Turkey (VA) – Kisaltmalar
  • SeldaLove, Peace & Poetry, Vol. 9: Turkish Psychedelic Music (VA) – Ince Ince Bir Kar Yagar
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  • Enchanting Musical Treasures From BurmaWhite Elephants & Golden Ducks (VA) – Powerful King Of Thunder & Lightning
  • Trio of UncertaintyUnlocked – Lost Ballad & Antidote
  • OkiKamuy Kor Nupurpe – Utuwaskarap (Let’s understand one another)
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  • AutorickshawMeter – Eleven!
  • Alvarius B.Baroque Primitiva – God Only Be Without You
  • GTOsPermanent Damage – The Eureka Springs Garbage Lady
  • La PupuñaLa Pupuña – So A Galera
  • Pio LobatoPio Lobato – Pata de Caranguejo
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  • Raymond ScottManhattan Research, Inc. – Bandito the Bongo Artist
  • Preston EppsLost Treasures! – B’wana Bongos
  • Sexteto de la Constelacion de ColombiaFiesta, Que Viva La – Pa Abajo
  • Joe Strummer & The MescalerosGlobal A Go-Go – Mondo Bongo
  • OrbitalTrance Europe Express Volume 1 – Semi-Detatched
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : The Buena VistasSuperfunk (VA) – Kick Back
  • December 10, 2017 – Beyond the Free

    We were still wearing running shoes when this one went to air! A pre-deep freeze edition featuring James and Clara-Swan suitable for every occasion!

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    Playlist

  • The Rolling StonesTattoo You – Waiting on a Friend
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • LümThe Stairwell Sessions – VII
  • Sunny Murray RIP – Perles Noires Vol. 1 – Fox Hunting in Manhattan III
  • Eric DolphyOut to Lunch – Gazzelloni
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  • Beach BoysTwo Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin (VA) – Crocodile Rock
  • Jeff LynneLong Wave – Beyond the Sea
  • Susie Arioli Swing BandIt’s Wonderful – He’s Funny That Way
  • CakeFashion Nugget – I Will Survive
  • Streetlight Manifesto99 Songs of Revolution – Me & Julio Down by the School Yard
  • Queens of the Stone AgeR – Who’ll Be the Next in Line
  • The Gun ClubFire of Love – Preaching the Blues
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  • Johnny Hallyday RIP – Coffret les 100 plus belles chansons – Noir, c’est noir
  • TetrixCassette Romance – Dear Prudence
  • Béla Fleck & Abigail WashburnEcho In The Valley – Don’t Let It Bring You Down
  • King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardPolygondwanaland – The Fourth Colour
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  • Alice ColtraneTranslinear Blues – Translinear Blues
  • Oluyemi ThomasNigeria – The Other Side of the Self
  • Earl “Fatha” HinesAt the Roxy – Indiana
  • viñu-vinuEncounters – Sol0117
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Kiyoshi Kobayashi & the Ukulele Swing GangUkulele Starwars Aloha Force (VA) – Princess Leia’s Theme
  • December 3, 2017 – Get Free!

    James steps up and slams it outta the park with this one!

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    Playlist

    • DMXSingle – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
    • Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big BandDizzy’s Business – Con Alma
    • Mingus Big BandQue Viva Mingus! – Cumbia Jazz Fusion
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    • Celia CruzSiempre Viviré – Yo Viviré (I Will Survive)
    • Buena Vista Social ClubBuena Vista Social Club – Chan Chan
    • Chico TrujilloCumbia Chilombiana – Calentones
    • Marino PerezSingle – Trajedia de un Veneno
    • Limi-t 21Adictivo – Party
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    • Toots and the MaytalsRadiodread – Let Down
    • Peter ToshLegalize It – Legalize It
    • Ziggy Marley and the Melody MakersJoy and Blues – There She Goes
    • Taj MahalPhantom Blues – Fanning the Flames
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    • Thee Silver Mt. Zion OrchestraFuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything – Fuck Off Get Free (For the Island of Montreal)
    • Quinsin NachoffFlux – Tightrope
    • Godspeed You! Black EmperorLuciferian Towers – Undoing a Luciferian Towers
    • Alva Noto and Ryuichi SakamotoUTP_ – Grains
    • BONUS TRACK : Shalabi EffectPink Abyss – We’ll Never Make It Out of Here Alive
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    • TALKOVER MUSIC : SkeletonsSmile – Positive Force

    November 26, 2017 – X-Cess

    This one goes overboard

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    Playlist

    • The BeatlesThe Beatles – Helter Skelter
    • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
    • GutbucketA Modest Proposal – Brain Born Outside of Its Head
    • Ken NordineThe Best of Word Jazz, Vol. 1 – I Used to Think My Right Hand Was Uglier Than My Left
    • Lejsovka & FreundMusic For Small Ensemble & Computer – Debris Fields
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    • Brooklyn Raga MassiveTerry Riley in C – In C: Raga Bihag Alap / Cells 1-53 (Jhalla)
    • Giri KedatonProjet Bali X – Raksasa X-Cess
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    • TALKOVER MUSIC : Legion of Green MenBaqontraq – Rollbaq

    November 19, 2017 – My Game of Kicking

    Many thanks to Tamara Filyavich for stopping in for this fore-shortened edition. 90 minutes of mostly electronics to fill that hole in your ear.

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    • AC/DC (RIP, Malcolm Young) – Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap – Ride On
    • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
    • O3Transhumancia – Arroyuelos
    • Alejandro Jodorowsky, Ronald Frangipane, Don CherryThe Holy Mountain Soundtrack – Original Motion Picture Score – Miniature Plastic Bomb Shop
    • John CarpenterAnthology (Movie Themes 1974-1998) – The Fog
    • OlavObjects – Means
    • Lepage/Lussier + Quatuor BozziniChants et danses (Vol. III) .​.​.​With strings – Le sextuor hors position
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    • Юрий Морозов (Yuri Morozov)Погубить Человечество (Extinguish Humanity) – Ария демона (Demon’s Aria) / Катастрофы (Disasters) / Фиолетовая вибрация (Violet Vibration)
    • White NoiseAn Electric Storm – Your Hidden Dreams / The Visitation / My Game Of Loving
    • ValiskaOn Pause – Across a City, Across a Country (parts 1, 2 & 3)
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    • TALKOVER MUSIC : Legion of Green MenBaqontraq – Rollbaq

    November 12, 2017 – Freecké-Freacké

    The usual dog’s brunch of musical sounds for your indelicate ears. Fill up, folx!

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    • Plume LatraverseAll Dressed – Fucké-Fucké
    • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
    • Hauschka & Hildur GuðnadóttirPan Tone – Cool Gray 1
    • Hasidic New WaveFrom The Belly Of Abraham – Spirit of Jew-Jew
    • Les Filles de IllighadadEghass Malan – Telillite
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    • Diamante EléctricoDiamante Eléctrico – Dias raros
    • Port JuveeCrimewave – Double Vision
    • Taj Mahal & the Hula BluesHanapepe Dream – All Along the Watchtower
    • Ray BonnevilleSolid Ground – Blue Guitar
    • Highway 101Bing Bang Boom – Big City Blues
    • Andrew Bird’s Bowl of FireThrills – Minor Stab
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    • Alvarius B.With a Beaker on the Burner and an Otter in the Oven – Vol. 3 Heathen Folklore – GPS
    • SaicobabSab Se Purani Bab – AWAWAW
    • Leila Gobi2017 – An N’ga
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    • OvalSystemisch – Textuell
    • Horse LordsInterventions – Toward the Omega Point
    • MajeureUnion of Worlds – Unimara
    • CMDElementals EP – Phosphor
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    • TALKOVER MUSIC : EfenceLost Future – Casette

    November 5, 2017 – Fragments

    Just a number of compositions to brighten up a fall day

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    • DeerhoofMountain Moves – Begin Countdown
    • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
    • Frank ZappaJust Another Band From LA – Billy The Mountain
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    • Momma mint Dendenni & Seddoum ould Bowba JiddouThe Stars of Mauritanian Music – Nan Hakini / Bani / Al-Takhmam Fi Bali
    • Sonny RollinsTokyo 1963 – Moritat (Mack The Knife)
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    • Arthur RussellTower Of Meaning – Fragments From Tower Of Meaning
    • David BowieYoung Americans – Fascination
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    • TALKOVER MUSIC : Jackie MitooFrom Jamaica to Toronto (VA) – Grand Funk