Friday, 27 June 2014

what a treat it was to have alan burant filling in on wednesday, june 25th. here at long last is his playlist!

emerson lake and palmer - toccata (brain salad surgery 2014 super sonic stereo remix)
van der graaf generator - man-erg (pawn hearts)
hugh banton - jupiter: the bringer of jollity (the planets)
daniel charzempa/concerto amsterdam - organ concerto no. 2 in b flat (handel organ concertos)
the free spirits (joey defrancesco, john mclaughlin, dennis chambers) - juju at the crossroads (tokyo live)
il balletto di bronzo - introduzione (ys)

 hugh banton of van der graaf generator fame. not only a great musician, but a celebrated organ builder in his own right!

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

rick wakeman sez: listen tomorrow (wednesday) from 1-2 pm for a special edition of the program hosted by cjsr fm 88.5's own alan burant of the erotic dancer's guide to fine music fame! or infamy?

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

june 18 playlist:

dick hyman - the liquidator (the man from o.r.g.a.n.)
chris montez - some kinda fun (let's dance)
jean guillou - johann sebastian bach: sarabande - bwv 977 (organ encores)
offenbach - la chaconne en sol majeur (offenbach 2)
waterloo - why may i not know (first battle)
john cale - half past france (paris 1919)
the beatles - your mother should know (magical mystery tour)
naomi shelton & the gospel queens - what is this (what have you done, my brother?)
cody jasper - black cadillac (cody jasper)
jerry reed - stray dogs and stray women (the man with the golden thumb)
bobby bare jr's young criminals' starvation league - if she cared (undefeated)
the night crawlers - bone in (volume 3)
spencer davis group - steve's groove (hammond heroes: 60s r&b organ grooves)
can - vitamin c (ege bamyasi)

bonus! ruining radio playlist:

sam gopal - season of the witch (escalator)
thundermug - jane "j" james (strikes)
perrey & kingsley - swan's splashdown (the out sound from way in)
raymond scott - vicks: medicated cough drops (manhattan research inc.)
lothar & the hand people - machines (presenting...)
devo & neil young -  my my hey hey (into the black) (human highway)
wes dakus & the rebels - dog food (forbidden city dog food)
richard manuel - mitzi's blues (whispering pines)
hasil adkins - no more hot dogs (out to hunch)
krang - hot rod drip (excerpt) (weird pop (?) from the peace country)
the rezillos - destination venus (can't stand the rezillos: the (almost) complete rezillos)
richard hell & the voidoids - all the way (blank generation)
paul mccartney - temporary secretary (mccartney ii)
the bee gees - new york mining disaster 1941 (the bee gees' 1st)
boys don't cry - i wanna be a cowboy (45 at 33) (i wanna be a cowboy)
earl morin - alberta rose (wheels of love)
tim hus - marietta miner (western star)
daniel romano - your hands (workin' for the music man)
doll by doll - changes (remember)
doctors of madness - suicide city (figments of emancipation)
spike jones - hawaiian war chant (ta-hu-wa-hu-wai) (the best of spike jones)
edith massey - big girls don't cry (the world's worst records!)
nick lowe - born a woman (bowi)
amon duul ii - the wolfman jack show (utopia)
wolfman jack - sweet caroline (wolfman jack)
bruce palmer - interlude (the cycle is complete)
can - dizzy dizzy (soon over babaluma)

thanks to vlad once again for letting me cover his show these past two weeks. and a major thanks to jared majeski for dropping by and sharing some unreal facts and music with us. happy birthday to roger ebert and paul mccartney. this was my happening and it freaked me out. would you believe that picture of paul was taken today, even though he was born a long, long time ago?

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

june 11 playlist:

booker t. & the mg's - mo' onions (green onions)
curtis mayfield - little child runnin' wild (superfly)
the james taylor quartet - message from the godfather (message from the godfather)
medeski, scofield, martin & wood - little walter rides again (out louder)
tony monaco & joey defrancesco - mozzarella (a new generation)
aretha franklin - i never loved a man (the way i love you) (i never loved a man the way i love you)
the box tops - cry like a baby (cry like a baby)
blue cheer - hiway man (oh! pleasant hope)
michael murray & empire brass - richard strauss: feierlicher einzug (music for organ, brass & percussion)
joseph payne - toccata in c (johann pachelbel: complete organ works)
drake's theory - control (phoenix also rises)
syd barrett - long gone (the madcap laughs)

syd had a very complex, difficult relationship with his former pink floyd bandmates. richard wright's overdubbed organ on this gilmour/waters production adds to the wonderful disembodied, uncomfortable feeling of long gone.

bonus! ruining radio playlist:

guitar wolf - kung fu ramone (kung fu ramone)
edgar broughton band - the birth (edgar broughton band)
the ramones - slug (all the stuff (and more!) volume 2)
the beach boys - shortnin' bread (adult child)
alex chilton - boogie shoes (like flies on sherbert)
nash the slash - blind windows (bedside companion)
fm - black noise (black noise)
anthony newley - oompa loompa (newley discovered)
mrs. miller - chim chim cher-ee (mrs. miller's greatest hits)
earl vince and the valiants - somebody's gonna get their head kicked in tonight (somebody's gonna get their head kicked in tonight)
fleetwood mac - albatross (33 at 45) (english rose)
potty umbrella - dr. pizdur (forte furioso)
shooting guns - dopestrings (born to deal in magic: 1952-1976)
electricity for everybody! - ghost magpie (this was the future)
albertasaurus tuba quartet - mozart: turkish march (albertasaurus)
carl stalling project - tabasco road (carl stalling project vol. 2)
the great scots - i want to know (arrive!)
thor's hammer - fyrsti kossinn (from keflavik, with love)
sume - nye tider (sumut)
link wray - hillbilly wolf (missing links, vol. 1: hillbilly wolf)
ray vernon - i'm counting on you (missing links, vol. 1: hillbilly wolf)
shadowy men on a shadowy planet - run chicken run (savvy show stoppers)
crowbar - oh never be a dodo (bad manors)
captain beyond - dancing madly backwards (on a sea of air) (captain beyond)
terror of tiny town - high school cruiser (cause i'm worth it)
mad magazine - (she got a) nose job ("twists" rock 'n' roll)
stan lee & friends - green goblin (spider-man: rock reflections of a superhero)
leaf hound - freelance fiend (growers of mushroom)
sun city girls - fly by night (midnight cowboys from ipanema)
speed, glue & shinki - stoned out of my mind (eve)
can - tango whiskyman (soundtracks)

exactly what mick fleetwood looks like when you play his records at the wrong speed.

by the way, i'm thrilled to say that once again i'm filling in for ruining radio from 11-1 next wednesday prior to the organ grinder.

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

june 4 playlist:

monks - higgle-dy-piggle-dy (black monk time)
the allman brothers band - trouble no more (the allman brothers band)
isobel campbell and mark lanegan - trouble (sunday at devil dirt)
scott walker - my death (scott)
offenbach - dies irae (offenbach 2)
martin haselbock - fantasie in f minor kv 608 (mozart organ works)
badbadnotgood - since you asked kindly (iii)
tony joe white - sweet tooth (hoodoo)
ronnie lane - anniversary (slim chance)
texas tornados - adios mexico (texas tornados)
pictured: the sort of mechanical clock organ for which mozart composed the piece we heard today. we heard it played on a traditional, full-sized pipe organ though.