21/5/2012 ‘Kaleidoscope’ tracklist

Despite not having my beloved vinyl collection here in the Czech Republic, narrowing the number of tracks down to an amount which would fit the confines of a 60-minute show proved difficult.  As well as the expected proliferation of blues amongst my cds, there was also a fair scattering of reds, greens, and pinks. Surprisingly, given my indecisive nature, I still have some fingernails left….
Finally, the tracks on the sonic palette were the following:

1)ARTWORK – RED /from ‘The Roots of Dubstep’/ Tempa 2006
More info: http://www.tempa.co.uk/
2)WIRE – PINK FLAG /from ‘Pink Flag’/Harvest 1977
More info: http://www.pinkflag.com/
3)HUSKER DU – PINK TURNS TO BLUE /from ‘Zen Arcade’/ SST Records 1984
More info: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/zen-arcade-19850214
4)CAPTAIN BEEFHEART+HIS MAGIC BAND – ORANGE CLAW HAMMER /from ‘Trout Mask Replica’/ Reprise 1970    More info: http://www.beefheart.com/
5)SPARKLEHORSE – MORE YELLOW BIRDS /from ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’/ Capitol 2001
More info: http://www.sparklehorse.com/
6)BONZO DOG BAND – MY PINK HALF OF THE DRAINPIPE /from ‘The Doughnut in Granny’s Greenhouse’/ Liberty 1968, EMI 2007
More info: http://www.iankitching.me.uk/music/bonzos/
7)CUL DE SAC+JOHN FAHEY – THE NEW RED PONY /from ‘The Epiphany of Glenn Jones’/ Thirsty Ear 1997
More info: http://www.johnfahey.com/pages/epiphany.html
8)CHARLIE PATTON – GREEN RIVER BLUES /from ‘The Best of Charlie Patton’/ Yazoo 2003
More info: http://www.southernmusic.net/charliepatton.htm
9)THE GLOVE – THIS GREEN CITY /from ‘Blue Sunshine’/ Wonderland 1983
More info: http://killingmoonmusic.blogspot.com/2011/05/glove-blue-sunshine-1983-deluxe-edition.html
10)ALTRES – BLACK POINT /from ‘Recent Recordings 2003-2006’/ Multi-Purpose 2006
More info: http://www.altres.co.uk/
11)SONIC YOUTH – SILVER ROCKET /from ‘Daydream Nation’/ Geffen 1988
More info: http://www.sonicyouth.com/
12)ANNA ZARADNY – MAUVE 2 (excerpt) /from ‘Mauve Cycles’/ Musica Genera 2008
More info: http://www.annazaradny.net/
13)THE UNITS – RED /from ‘History of The Units’/ Community Library 2009
More info: http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/13291-history-of-the-units/

A fairly diverse selection, though heavy with sounds from the late 70’s and early 80’s – a sonic purple patch!
Thanks are due this time to Kevin L. Guthrie/Altres and Robin Amos/Cul de Sac, whose kind help is much-appreciated. Already immersing myself in the sounds for next week’s musical safari as I bring this to a close. Wishing anyone perusing this many a sonic gem – S.

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~ by theshinybeast on May 23, 2012.

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