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Mystery Train (Music)
With Tim Rakel
Mon Feb 28th 2011 10.00am–12.00pm
N=music new at the station.
L=local music. Your
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Time zone: central
Rex “Waterbug” from Rex 3 (Southern 1997) —background music for today's showBuy it!
Jon Langford “Tubby Brothers” from Nashville Radio (Verse Chorus Press 2006)Buy it!
The Go-Betweens “Streets Of Your Town” from That Striped Sunlight Sound (Yep Roc 2006) —recorded live in 2005, suggested by Jon LangfordBuy it!
The Growlers “Graveyard's Full” from Hot Tropics (Everloving 2010) N Buy it!
Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers “Erotolepsy” from Teenage and Torture (Knitting Factory www.knittingfactoryrecords.com 2011) N —playing at the Firebird on April 26Buy it!
Ribbons Of Song “Payphone Blues” from Pocket Dream (self-released 2010) N Buy it!
The Godfathers “This Is War” from Unreal World (Epic 1991) —a live session from The Godfathers recorded at KDHX is available on the website's archived sessionsBuy it!
Ford Pier “Siege Perilous” from Adventurism (Trite Motifs 2009)Buy it!
Yellow Ostrich “Campaign” from The Mistress (Afternoon Records 2010) N Buy it!
Akron/Family “Fuji I (Global Dub)” from S/T II: The Cosmic Birth And Journey Of Shinju TNT (Dead Oceans 2011) N —playing a free show tonight at the Billiken Club on the campus of SLUBuy it!
Stephanya G. Penchevya “Selska Ratschenitza” from The Secret Museum of Mankind Vol. 1: Ethnic Music Classics (1925-48) (Yazoo 1995) —beginning a set of music from MacedoniaBuy it!
Esma Redzepova “Nema Fadje” from The Very Best Of Macedonia (ARC www.arcmusic.co.uk 2003)Buy it!
Kocani Orkestar “Nejatov Cocek” from Une Fanfare Tsigane (Long Distance 1994)Buy it!
The Pine Valley Cosmonauts “Stay A Little Longer (featuring Neko Case and Bob Boyd)” from The Pine Vally Cosmonauts Salute the Majesty of Bob Wills (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 1998) —featuring Jon Langford as one of the CosmonautsBuy it!
KatJonBand “Do You?” from KatJonBand (Carrot Top 2008) —guitar and drums duo record from Jon Langford & Kat ExBuy it!
Uncle Bunt Stephens “Sail Away Lady” from Anthology Of American Folk Music Volume 2 (Smithsonian Folkways 1997)Buy it!
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard “Getting Used To Uselessness” from Live at KDHX, 2/27/2011 (KDHX 2011) N Buy it!
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard “Strange Ways To Win Wars” from Live at KDHX, 2/27/2011 (KDHX 2011) N —two songs from their new record "Old Devils"Buy it!
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard “I Don't Believe In Love” from Live at KDHX, 2/27/2011 (KDHX 2011) N —a cover song written by Viv Albertine, guitar player from The SlitsBuy it!
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard “Pill Sailor” from Live at KDHX, 2/27/2011 (KDHX 2011) N Buy it!
Jon Langford & Tawny Newsome “brief interview” from Live at KDHX 2/27/2011 (KDHX 2011) N Buy it!
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros “X-Ray Style” from Rock Art And The X-Ray Style (Hellcat Records 1999) —another selection suggested by Mr. LangfordBuy it!
PJ Harvey “The Last Living Rose” from Let England Shake (Vagrant 2011) N Buy it!
Akron/Family “One Spring Morning” from Rogue's Gallery (Anti- www.anti.com 2006) —from a compilation of Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & ChanteysBuy it!
The Slits “Adventures Close To Home” from Cut (4 Men with Beards 1979) —originally released in 1979Buy it!
Croatan “Fastened To The Wall” from (45) (Man's Ruin Records 1997)Buy it!
Sally Timms “Sentimental Marching Song” from In The World Of Him (Touch And Go 2004) —a song written by Jon Langford, covered here by his Mekons bandmateBuy it!
Robert Blake “A Hackensack Bar” from Still Kissing Last Night's Smoke Stained Lips (Art Of The Underground 2004) —playing at El Lenador on March 9 with The Union Electric and at Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. on March 10 with Nick BechererBuy it!
Rum Drum Ramblers “Jack & Tom (excerpt)” from Mean Scene (Lightnin' Thunders 2011) N L —tune in next week for the whole song and more from Rum Drum RamblersBuy it!
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