19/8/2013 ’13SONGS’ tracklist

Fugazi’s 1990 album, collecting their first two EPs, provided the inspiration and title for this week’s focus on The Kitchen Sink. Due to time constraints, the titular baker’s dozen was cropped to twelve, Tim Buckley‘s Song to the Siren, and Robert Wyatt‘s Sea Song, both of which have previously featured on the show, being amongst those put back on the shelves.
Finally, on a stormy evening when, due to a previous occupant of the studio having neglected to close a window, a large section of carpet beneath a sill was sodden with rain (but thankfully all required technology remaining dry), the following dozen delights were broadcast. I’d like to be able to truthfully write, ‘to thunderous acclaim’, but the storm was swift in it’s sweep to the southeast, not the slightest distant grumble detectable from the studio….

1)FUGAZI – SUGGESTION /from ’13 SONGS’/ Dischord Records 1990
More info: http://www.dischord.com/band/fugazi
 2)MAGAZINE – A SONG FROM UNDER THE FLOORBOARDS /from ‘The Correct Use Of Soap’/ Virgin 1980
More info: http://www.wire-sound.com/artists/magazine/
3)ROLF JULIUS – SONG FROM THE PAST /from ‘Songs For The Ears’/ Western Vinyl 2010
More info: http://westernvinyl.com/catalog/WV75.html
4)ANDREA ROTTIN – RUSKI, CAT SONG /from ‘Songs About Nightmares’/ Madcap Collective 2003
More info: http://andrearottin.bandcamp.com/
5)GENEVIEVE PASQUIER – BOOP SONG /from ‘Virgin Pulses’/ Ant-Zen 2006
More info: http://www.ant-zen.com/
6)THE MASTER MUSICIANS OF HOP-FROG – SONG OF THE SOUTH /from a split 7″ with San Kazakgascar/ Urck Records 2008
More info: http://www.hop-frog.com/
7)THE BIRTHDAY PARTY – A DEAD SONG /from ‘Prayers On Fire’/ 4AD Records 1981
More info: http://www.4ad.com/artists/thebirthdayparty
8)SCROOGE – AUTUMN SONG /from ‘Happy What Else’/ Trost Records 1995
More info: http://www.trost.at/distribution/search-results/  http://www.discogs.com/artist/Scrooge+(3)
9)MARIANNE FAITHFULL – TOWER OF SONG /from ‘Vagabond Ways’/ It Records 1999
More info: http://www.mariannefaithfull.org.uk/
10)GENTLEFORCE – THE DESERT SONG /from ‘Sacred Spaces’/ Feral Media 2010
More info: http://feralmedia.com.au/releases/fm56-gentleforce-powwow-nine-sacred-spaces/
11)NICO – ARI’S SONG (alt.version) /from ‘The Frozen Borderline 1968-1970’/ Elektra/Rhino 2007
More info: http://smironne.free.fr/NICO/froz.php
12)GIL EVANS – THE BARBARA SONG /from ‘The Individualism Of Gil Evans’/ Verve Records 1974
More info: http://gilevans.free.fr/

That wonderfully moody arrangement of the Kurt Weill composition, recorded by Gil Evans Orchestra in 1964, brought another show to an end. Thanks this time are due to Andrea Rottin and Genevieve Pasquier.
Until next time, wishing you many a beautiful sonic experience, S.

Shows can be heard on Monday evenings at 10 or 10.15p.m CET, here: http://www.radior.cz

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~ by theshinybeast on August 21, 2013.

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