Thursday, 26 January 2017

january 25 playlist:

the deep dark woods - red, red rose (jubilee)
reginald foort - scotch medley (pipe organ in the mosque)
jack bruce - folk song (harmony row)
ivor cutler - life in a scotch sitting room, volume two, episode eleven (jammy smears)
sonny stitt - pipin' the blues (deuces wild)
the moving sidewalks - pluto-sept. 31st (flash)
emitt rhodes - live till you die (emitt rhodes)
dr. lonnie smith - mama wailer (mama wailer)
hank marr - sabotage (hank marr)
barrett strong - two wrongs don't make a right (the complete motown collection)
kate bush - james and the cold gun (the kick inside)
jake ian - a gritter's tale (the trestle)
daniel chorzempa - finale (vierne: first organ symphony)
despite appearances to the contrary, this ultra-blurry shot was actually taken before burns day libations.

Friday, 20 January 2017

pictured: playlist from hermann nitsch special.
also, two organ grinder favourites will be performing this weekend. jake ian on saturday and marnie giesbrecht on sunday.

Sunday, 15 January 2017

on monday night/tuesday morning from midnight until a little after 2:00, it's a special program on cjsr fm 88.5 called the midnight grinder! i'll present the pictured hermann nitsch boxset, some starkly powerful minimalist solo organ drone, in its entirety.
then, on wednesday, january 18th during my usual 1-2 pm timeslot, a condensed version of the same album.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

january 10/11 playlist (aired as the imaginary grinder on my usual timeslot as well as that of imaginary landscapes, tuesday at 8 pm):

magdalena kozena and christian schmitt - j.s. bach: komm, susser tod, komm, sel'ge ruh!, bwv 478 (prayer: voice and organ)
florence mahon - ralph vaughan williams/john david edwards: rhosymedre (souvenirs: scarboro united church organ)
richard burton and bbc cast - blind captain cat hears all the morning of the town (dylan thomas: under milk wood)
p.d.q. bach - dull and late Show 3 (p.d.q. bach on the air with professor peter schickele)
john cale - ex-cathedra, for vox organ (new york in the 1960s)
clark randall & his orchestra - when icky morgan plays the organ (the glenn miller story, vol. 1-2)
joseph nolan - edward elgar: cadenza (the organ of saint sulpice, paris)
sparks - as i sit down to play the organ at the notre dame cathedral (hello young lovers)
concerto palatino - giovanni pierluigi da palestrina (arr. j.s. bach): missa sine nomine, kyrie (baroque special)
allen ginsberg - wales visitation (holy soul jelly roll vol. 3: ah!)
wes montgomery trio - 'round midnight (a dynamic new sound)
organ morgan goes to chapel to play the organ. he plays alone at night to anyone who will listen. lovers, revelers, the silent dead, tramps or sheep. he sees bach, lying on a tombstone. - dylan thomas, from under milk wood

finish up your beer. - sparks, from as i sat down to play the organ at the notre dame cathedral

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

tonight and tomorrow on cjsr fm 88.5! i'm happy to present a crossover program combining the respective mandates of imaginary landscapes (ordinarily hosted by caitlin sian richards) and my own program. the imaginary grinder will feature a playlist inspired by dylan thomas's character organ morgan, created for his radio play under milk wood. catch the program on tuesday, january 10 at 8:00 pm and wednesday, january 11 at 1:00 pm.

Thursday, 5 January 2017

january 4 playlist:

barbara lewis - hello stranger (moonlight ost)
brother jack mcduff - oblighetto (droppin science: greatest samples from the blue note lab)
slim gaillard - organ oreenie (the chronological slim gaillard 1947-1951)
the catamounts - swamp thing vs the banshee (st nuomatac)
brainticket - brainticket (part one continued) (cottonwoodhill)
marilyn mason - variations on a recitative, op. 40 (the music of arnold schoenberg)
grim - doppelganger (maha)
x - nausea (los angeles)
margo guryan - come to me slowly (29 demos)
gary higgins - stable the spuds (red hash)
the deep dark woods - pacing the room (jubilee)
x-ray pic: la creeps x with la creep ray manzarek.