4/3/2013 ‘SpAcEdReAmMeNaGeRiE’ tracklist

Mulling over the fact that only one link from the past few weeks works. Why is this, what made that one so special and why, when all the links used to be amenable, are they now stonewalling?! Should I attempt to be helpful again, or settle for a much more basic list of the tracks played on Monday’s show?
The sonic hour was a kind of tribute to Kevin Ayers, founding member of British psychedelic originals Soft Machine, who passed away at his home in France last month -last words written reportedly ‘you can’t shine if you don’t burn’- and also to Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse, who ended his life at the beginning of March three years ago. In tribute: lots of  gorgeouslydreamy and psychedelic sounds and, as the menagerie of the title suggests, several with titles or contents including animals.

1)SENSATIONS’ FIX – COLD NOSE Pt.3, 4th Movement /from the collection ‘Music Is Painting In The Air (1974-1977)’/ RVNG
INTL 2012
2)PINK FLOYD – LUCIFER SAM /from ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’/ EMI 1967
3)KEVIN AYERS – OH! WOT A DREAM /from ‘Bananamour’/ Harvest 1973
4)SYD BARRETT – TERRAPIN /from ‘The Madcap Laughs’/ Harvest 1970
5)SOFT MACHINE – HIBOU, ANEMONE AND BEAR /from ‘Live At The Paradiso 1969’/ Blueprint 1996
6)PSYCHIC ILLS – MIND DAZE /from ‘Hazed Dream’/ Sacred Bones 2011
More info: http://www.sacredbonesrecords.com/releases/sbr063/
7)GHOST – KISEICHUKAN NITE /from ‘Hypnotic Underworld’/ Drag City 2004
8)THE SOFT BOYS – WHERE ARE THE PRAWNS? /from the expanded edition of ‘Underwater Moonlight’/ Armageddon 1980,
Matador 2001
9)CHEVAL FOU – LA FIN DE LA VIE, LE DEBUT DE LA SURVIVANCE /1970,from the collection ‘Dirty French Psychedelics’/
            Discograph 2009
10)SPARKLEHORSE – MORE YELLOW BIRDS /from ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’/ Capitol 2001
11)WHITE RAINBOW – MYSTIC PRISM /from ‘Prism Of Eternal Now’/ Kranky 2007

A suitably dreamy way to end the sonic journey for another week……
On the offchance that the technological gods are smiling on me, here are a couple of attempted links:
Kevin Ayers: http://reynoldsretro.blogspot.cz/2007/12/kevin-ayers-and-robert-wyatt-grauniad.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/feb/20/kevin-ayers-dies-aged-68
Mark Linkous: http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2010/03/by_robin_hilton_anyone_whos.html
http://www.sparklehorse.com/

Until next time, wishing anyone perusing this many a sonic joy! S.




  

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~ by theshinybeast on March 6, 2013.

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