14/5/2012 ‘Ocean’ tracklist

No searching the skies for some divine intervention or other forms of procrastination, no toe-dipping or skirting the water’s edge -time to dive straight into the tracklist for this week’s ‘Ocean’ show…..

from ‘Singing The Fishing’/ BBC 1960, Topic Records 2008
2)ZDENEK LISKA – MALA MORSKA VILA /from ‘Mala Morska Vila’ OST/ Finders Keepers Records 2011
More info: http://www.finderskeepersrecords.com/discog_fkr040.html
3)FUZZY LIGHTS – SHIPWRECKS /from ‘Twin Feathers’/ Little Red Rabbit Records 2010
More info: http://www.fuzzylights.com/
4)CAMBERWELL NOW – CUTTY SARK /from ‘All’s Well’/ ReR 2006
5)THIS HEAT – NOT WAVING /from ‘This Heat’/ Piano Records 1979
More info on both the above: http://www.furious.com/perfect/thisheat.html
6)THE VELVET UNDERGROUND – OCEAN (outtake) /from ‘Loaded – Fully Loaded Edition’/ Rhino 1997
More info: http://olivier.landemaine.free.fr/vu/articles/lowdown/lowdown.html
7)COLLEEN – SEA OF TRANQUILLITY /from ‘Les Ondes Silencieuses’/ Leaf 2007
More info: http://colleenplays.org/
8)MARTIN CARTHY – POLLY ON THE SHORE /from ‘Prince Heathen’/ Topic 1969
More info: http://www.watersoncarthy.com/id22.htm
9)THOMAS KONER – HOUR NINE /from ‘La barca’/ Fario 2009
More info: http://www.koener.de/
10)BRIAN ENO – THE BIG SHIP /from /Another Green World’/ EG Records 1975
More info: http://www.enoweb.co.uk/
11)FAIRPORT CONVENTION – A SAILOR’S LIFE /from ‘Unhalfbricking’/ Island 1969
More info: http://www.fairportconvention.com/history_of_fairport.php

Finally, a link for more information on the BBC Radio Ballad ‘Singing The Fishing’, which recorded a vanishing way of life, that of the herring fishermen of Norfolk and Scotland’s Moray Firth…..

I’m sure we’ll be returning to the ocean for another mini voyage before too long. But for now, wishing you all many a sonic wonder, S.

P.S Any comments as to the contents of the show/blog are always welcome!


~ by theshinybeast on May 18, 2012.

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