Friday, 26 June 2015

june 24 playlist:

bob seger system - lucifer (mongrel)
the budos band - Up from the South (the budos band)
the zombies - the look of love (zombie heaven)
dusty springfield - i can't make it alone (dusty in memphis)
rockpile - when i write the book (seconds of pleasure)
ensemble of unique instruments - chorus of shadows (harry partch: delusion of the fury)
terry riley - in the summer (les yeux fermes & lifespan)
jeff beck group - girl from mill valley (beck-ola)
murry wilson - the happy song (many moods of murry wilson)
the beach boys - please let me wonder (today!)
karen dalton - in a station (in my own time)
the band - i shall be released (music from big pink)
virtual church - o canada (hi fi hymn book)
arthur brown's kingdom come - sunrise (galactic zoo dossier)

harry partch's chromelodeon, a reed organ with 43 tones to the octave!

Friday, 19 June 2015

june 17 playlist:

lonnie mack - chicken pickin' (memphis wham!)
booker t. & the mg's - melting pot (melting pot)
samuel belay - aynotchesh yerefu (ethiopiques, vol. 8: swinging addis 1968 - 1974)
the blue ridge rangers - somewhere listening (for my name) (the blue ridge rangers)
merle haggard - huntsville (someday we'll look back)
eddie hinton - dreamer (dear y'all: the songwriting sessions)
merry clayton - southern man (merry clayton)
gypsophilia - skirmish (constellation)
red holloway - crib theme (the burner)
albert collins - grapeland gossip (trash talkin')
sly & the family stone - bad risk (a whole new thing)
william whitehead - organ sonata in d, op. 65/6 - chorale: finale, andante (mendelssohn: complete organ sonatas)
earl hooker - blues in d natural (blue guitar)
lenny dee - plantation boogie (single)

gypsophilia will perform tonight at the old strathcona performing arts centre (ospac) as part of the opening night of the td edmonton international jazz festival, sponsored in part by cjsr. and i'm honoured to be the emcee for this evening's proceedings!

Sunday, 14 June 2015

way bach when playlist (june 10, containing all sorts of wonderful pre-bach organ music):

christopher herrick - praeludium in g minor, buxwv 149 (buxtehude: the complete organ works, vol. 2)
frederik kranemann - johann michael bach: in dulci jubilo (at the orgel von franciscus volckland, 1757-1767)
tibor pinter - johann christoph bach: wir glauben all' an einem gott (at the christian muller organ (1741))
massimiliano raschietti - claudio merulo: toccata quarta del sesto tono (organ vincenzo colombo (1532/35))
roberto loreggian - toccata in a (frescobaldi: edition vol. 9, il primo libro di recercari)
liuwe tamminga - samuel scheidt/jan pieterszoon sweelinck: 7 variations on vluchtige nimph (organ recital)
joseph payne - arnolt schlick: maria zart von edler art (german organ music vol. 2)
jean-charles ablitzer - ave maris stella (jehan titelouze: hymnes et magnificat)
wim van beek - georg bohm: praeludium, fuga & postludium in g minor (at the schnitger organ of the martinkierk (groningen))
christopher herrick - toccata & fugue in d minor, bwv 565 - toccata (bach: toccatas & fugues)

buxtehude's organ at marienkirche in lubeck. it was this very instrument which bach famously walked 250 goddamn miles to hear the master play!

Friday, 5 June 2015

june 3 playlist (with guest host alex mckie from big a little and hey that's not metal)

van der graaf generator - octopus (aerosol grey machine)
patrick wedd - prelude and fugue (healey willan: organ works)
emerson, lake and palmer - knife edge (emerson, lake and palmer)
allen ginsberg - london (songs of experience)
nico - janitor of lunacy (desert shore)
various artists - the gurgling stream (ambush from all sides)
henry cow - nine funerals of the citizen king (leg-end)
patrick wedd - fugue (healey willan: organ works)
the stranglers - walk on by (the stranglers)
xtc - neon shuffle (white music)
patrick wedd - epilogue (healey willan: organ works)
small faces - grow your own (small faces)