Thursday, 27 November 2014

november 26 playlist:

billy preston - sing one for the lord (encouraging words)
booker t. & the mg's - back home (melting pot)
crowbar - in the dancing hold (bad manors)
konrad junghänel et al. - johannes bach: weint nicht um meinen tod (altbachisches archiv)
christian schmitt and magdalena kozená - j.s. bach/georg christian schemelli: musicalisches gesang-buch (leipzig, 1736): die güldne sonne, bwv 451 (prayer - voice & organ)
tobias frankenreiter et al. - carl philipp emanuel bach: concerto organ and strings (festliche musik in der st. nikolauskirche frauenfeld)
rupert's people - reflections of charles brown (single)
the royal guardsmen - snoopy vs. the red baron (single)
tony monaco & joey defrancesco - flat tire (a new generation: paesanos on the new b3)
dupree - leon's thing (nuestro camino)
chris spedding - please mrs. henry (backwood progression)
james mcmurtry - just us kids (just us kids)
ducks deluxe - west texas trucking board (ducks deluxe)
am i crazy or is that a lot of bachs?

Friday, 21 November 2014

november 19 playlist:

pretty - mustache in your face (local customs: cavern sound)
dick hyman & the group - respect (mirrors: reflections of today)
michael rault - nothing means nothing (burger records cassingle)
reigning sound - in my dreams (shattered)
bob dylan - went to see the gypsy (new morning)
don nix - golden mansions (in god we trust)
sky - feels like 1,000 years (don't hold back)
liuwe tamminga - tarquinio merula: intonazione cromatica del nono tono (organ recital)
nico - secret side (the end)
the swiftys - lost in the ruins (ridin' high)
jerry jeff walker - like a coat from the cold (ridin' high)
sly & the family stone - you better help yourself (a whole new thing)
joe hicks - life & death in g & a, pt. 1 & 2 (i'm just like you: sly's stone flower 1969-1970)
barrelhouse chuck - time is tight ((new) combo classics)
is it possible to be too icily european? just ask nico, john cale and brian eno, who all play keyboards on "secret side."

Friday, 14 November 2014

november 12 playlist:

strawbs - the flower and the young man (grave new world)
dick hyman & the group - hit the road jack (mirrors: reflections of today)
the graham bond organization - wade in the water (sound of 65)
cream - what a bringdown (goodbye)
jack bruce - theme from an imaginary western (songs for a tailor)
the tony williams lifetime - to whom (turn it over)
the budos band - burnt offering (burnt offering)
clutch - mice and gods (robot hive/exodus)
george braith - chunky cheeks (laughing soul)
shirley scott with stanley turrentine - in the still of the night (soul shoutin')
buck 65 - drunk without drinking (secret house against the world)
karl richter - organ concerto no. 12 in b flat major, op. 7-6 - i. pomposo (g.f. handel: 12 organ concertos)

bless you, jack. so much more than "cream's bassist." thanks for the amazing music.

Thursday, 6 November 2014

november 5 playlist for the organ grinders (with guest co-host aki jonasson):

the music machine - talk talk (the ultimate turn on)
the galaxies iv - piccadilly (i'm losing tonight! vol. 29)
the moving sidewalks - 99th floor (flash)
zz top - salt lick (chrome, smoke & bbq)
? and the mysterians - just like a rose (the best of)
the vagrants - respect (nuggets: original artyfacts from the first psychedelic era, 1965-1968)
aretha franklin - 96 tears (aretha arrives)
barrelhouse chuck - farfisa b3 boogie for winwood (combo classics)
the five canadians - writing on the wall (pebbles trash box)
the vandals - mystery (us garage gems, part 19)
the strangers - επιστροφή (greek garage greats)
roy harper - mr. station master (sophisticated beggar)
young savages - the invaders are coming (highs in the mid-sixties, vol. 10)
the byrds - you ain't going nowhere (sweetheart of the rodeo)
bob seger system - death row (noah)
jimmy smith - jumpin' the blues (midnight special)

a few years back, fellow nait radio student aki jonasson (and excellent organist pictured below surrounded by hip keyboards) and i made a pretty cool demo together for a show called the organ grinders, but she ended up moving back home to whitehorse before we could do the show together. this week i had the wonderful opportunity to co-host with her during her visit to edmonton