Show 379: Safe In Sound

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Playlist

Robert Fripp/Peter Gabriel – Here Comes The Flood
Kate Bush – Breathing
Bill Fay – Be Not So Fearful

Lonnie Holley – How Far Is Spaced-Out?
Oakland Elementary School Arkestra – We Travel The Spaceways
June Tyson – Somebody Else’s World

Giant Sand – Astonished (In Memphis)
Randy Scott Carroll – She
Gene Clark – Strength of Strings
Erin Rae – Some Misunderstanding

Steve Poltz- Hey God, I’ll Trade You
Leonard Cohen – Everybody Knows
The Green Pajamas – Kill The Power
Ultravox! – Fear In The Western World

Peter Perrett – Heavenly Day
The Jacobites – Need A Friend
Damon & Naomi – While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Ann Wilson & The Daybreaks – Through Eyes and Glass
Angela Perley – Local Heroes

Tubeway Army – Me! I Disconnect From You
Trap Door – Trammel ’79
Roxy Music – A Song For Europe
Wilco – Jesus, Etc

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Show 378: Press Button To Operate Donkeys

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Free( freak)form radio happens

The Big Mess Orchestra – More Than A Feeling
Thee Oh Sees – Sticky Hulks
McCoy Tyner – Celestial Chant

The Holy Modal Rounders – Euphoria
Tim Hardin – Danville Dame
The Holy Modal Rounders – August 1967 (Hippies Call It STP)

Larkin Poe – Preachin’ Blues
The Scot Richard Case – I’m So Glad

Kurt Hoffman’s Band of Weeds – Revolution #9
Spirit – Taurus
Donovan – Operating Manual For Spaceship Earth
Ornamental Wigwam – I Wanna Be A Vegetable
Michael Hurley – I Paint A Design
Ushuaia Rocks! – I’m Waiting For My Man

Negativland – Aluminum or Glass: The Memo
Red Shadow – Gone Gone Gone
NRBQ – The Dough Got Low
The Lovin’ Spoonful – Pow!
Hasil Adkins – Shake That Thing

Jeffery Lewis & The Voltage – LP’s
GTO’s – I Have a Paintbrush in My Hand to Color a Triangle
Michael Yonkers Band – Microminiature Love
Blonde on Blonde – Gene Machine

Quatrain – The Tree
Faine Jade – People Games Play
Shape Of The Rain – Willowing Trees
Peanut Butter Conspiracy – Twice Is Life

ESB – Mushroom People
Window Frame – Before And After
Indian Puddin’ and Pipe – Hashish

Joyride – Crystal Ship

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Show 377: Remembering David Roback

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Remember the music of David Roback. David passed away at the age of 61 last week. Hear selections from his bands: Rain Parade,Clay Allison, Opal,Mazzy Star and choice covers and influences.

The Rain Parade – I Look Around
The Three O’Clock – What’s She Done To My Mind
The Byrds – What’s Happening?!?!
The Bangs – Getting Out Of Hand

Opal – Lullabye
Love – Five String Serenade
Mazzy Star – Be My Angel
Neil Young – When You Dance You Can Really Love

Rainy Day – On The Way Home
Clay Allison – Fell From The Sun
Pink Floyd – Jugband Blues
The Beatles – She Said She Said
The Rain Parade – Kaleidoscope

Opal – Happy Nightmare Baby
The Rain Parade – Carolyn’s Song
Big Star – Holocaust
Mazzy Star – Into Dust
Dean and Britta – Hear The Wind Blow

Syd Barrett – No Good Trying
Buffalo Springfield – Flying On The Ground Is Wrong
Velvet Underground – I’ll Be Your Mirror
Mazzy Star – I’ve Been Let Down

Slapp Happy – Blue Flower
The Bangles – Talking In My Sleep

The Doors – Indian Summer
Clay Allison – All Souls
Mazzy Star – Seasons Of Your Day
The Rain Parade – 1 Hour 1/2 Ago
Rainy Day – Soon By Home

Opal – Little Bit Of Rain

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Show 376: Catch A Bright Star And A Place It On Your Forehead

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Lots of crunchy, riff filled, hand clapping, foot stomping glamtastic rock and roll.

Ken Sharp – Rock & Roll Supershow
T.Rex – 20th Century Boy
Brother JT – T. Rex Blues
Opal – Rocket Machine

Ice Cream – Shout It Out
Hello – Another School Day
Velveteen Rabbit – Mind Numbing Entertainment

Montrose – Rock The Nation
Creem Circus – RIff Mountain

Pale Lips – Hanky Panky Franky
Redd Kross – Motorboat
The Blondes – High-Five Suicide
The New Pornographers – War On the East Coast
Blondie – Rip Her To Shreds
Brian Eno & The Winkies – Baby’s On Fire

Golden Earring – Lonesome D.J.
White Witch – Class of 2000
Gyasi – Fast Love
Brett Smiley – Va Va Va Voom

Roxy Music – Do The Strand
Pantherman – Pantherman
Pussy – Feline Woman

Teen Machine – Demolition Girl
Sweet – Hell Raiser
Suzy & Los Quattro – Fox On The Run

Lemming – Lucifera
Geordie – All Because Of You
Stevie Wright – Hard Road
Smash Fashion – Blame It On The Brandy

Hammered Satin – Satin Stomp

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Show 375: Please Leave Us Here

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Listen Up! weaves a pleasing journey through the backroads of your mind with, yes, the odd wrong turn.

Gong – Ooby-Scooby Doomsday or the D-Day Dj’s Got the D.D.T. Blues
Van Dyke Parks – Farther Along
The Olivia Tremor Control – Define of A Transparent Dream
The Laughing Soup Dish – Teenage Lima Bean

Plasticland – Office Skills
Condello – Dr. Tarr Professor Feather
Rain Parade – This Can’t Be Today

Straitjacket Fits – Down In Splendour
Pink Floyd – Fearless

The Brian Jonestown Massacre – She Made Me
Beachwood Sparks – Desert Skies
Glass Family – House of Glass
Plastic Cloud – Bridge Under The Sky

Jackpine Savage (Bruce Haack) – Rain Of Earth
Caribou – Melody Day
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – How Can U Luv Me

The Monkees – Porpoise Song
The Impossible Years – Attraction Gear
The Cleaners From Venus – Wivenhoe Bells
The Green Pajamas – Time of Year

The Magick Heads – Better Left Unsaid
Heron Oblivion – Sudden Lament
Black Mountain – Wucan

The Avengers – Midnight Visitations
Bo Grumpus – Sparrow Tune
Hollins & Starr – Sidewalks Talkin’

Sir Douglas Quintet – At The Crossroads

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Show 374: The Other “Box”

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Listen Up! explores television…the other “Box”.

Dinah Washington – TV Is A Thing This Year
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – Televison, The Drug Of The Nation
Violent Femmes – I Hate The TV
Bow Wow Wow – (I’m A) TV Savage
Santigold – The Keepers

Wilco – Kicking Television
Yo La Tengo – From A Motel 6

Arab Strap – (Afternoon) Soaps
The Dictators – Sleepin’ With The TV on

Bobby Wayne – TV Dream
Sammy Davis Jr- You Can Count On Me (Theme from Hawaii Five O)
Radio Birdman – Aloha Steve & Danno
The Young Fresh Fellows – TV Dream

Kursaal Flyers – Television Generation
Jefferson Airplane – Plastic Fantastic Lover
The Tubes – TV Is King

Black Flag – TV Party
Lazy Cowgirls – Green Acres
Husker Du – Love Is All Around (Mary Tyler Moore Theme)
The Dickies – Banana Splits Theme
Baby Flamehead – Action News Theme

Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention – I’m The Slime
Flying LIzards – TV
St. Vincent – Digital Witness
Magazine – TV Baby
The Cramps – TV Set

13111 – My Bible Is The Latest TV Guide
The Cucumbers – Don’t Watch TV
The Bongos – Video Eyes
The Victims – Television Addict

Robyn Hitchcock – Television
Scud Mountain Boys – Television

Gil Scott- Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

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Show 373: Raucous Charms

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Listen Up! is digging into the fuzz with lots of delights to satisfy you garage rock goobers. It happens this Wednesday.

Positively 13 O’Clock – Psychotic Reactions
The Brogues – I Ain’t No Miracle Worker
The Nightriders -With Friends Like You, Who Need Friends
The Del-Vettes – Last Time Around
The Puddin Heads – Now You Say We’re Through

Link Wray – Fatback
The Litter – Action Woman
The Standells – Barracuda
The Loved Ones – Surprise, Surprise

The Sonics – You’ve Got Your Head On Backwards
The Stoics – Hate
The Zakary Thaks – Bad Girl
Ty Wagner – Slander
The Lyrics – So What!!
Jolly Green Giants – Busy Body

Mickey And The Crew Cuts – Soapy
Elite – My Confusion
Beep Beep & The Roadrunners – True Love Knows
The Young Monkey Men – I’m Waiting For The Letter

The Bees – Voices Green and Purple
The Gentrys – Brown Paper Sack
Country Gentlemen – Saturday Night

The Third Bardo – Five Years Ahead of My Time
Head Shop – Head Shop
The Outcasts- 1523 Blair
The Fabs – The Bag I’m In
The Other Half – Mr. Pharmacist

The Moving Sidewalks – 99th Floor
The Hangmen Of Fairfield County – Stacey
Him & The Others – She’s Got Eyes That Tell Lies
Brand X – She Lied
The Living Ends – Self Centered Girl

The Novas – The Crusher
The Leather Boy – On The Go
The Lollipop Shoppe – You Must Be A Witch
Kit & the Outlaws – Don’t Tread On Me
Murphy And The Mob – Born Loser
Wheel- A-Ways – Bad Little Woman
The Lavender Hour – I’ve Got A Way With Girls

The Mourning Reign – Satisfaction Guaranteed
The Shades of Night – Fluctuation
One Way Streets – We All Love Peanut Butter

The Sparkles – No Friend Of Mine

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Show 372: A World of Vibrations, A World Of Illusions

A show filled with old and new music presented within  the “underground/freeform radio” style . listenup372Genres can include (but not limited to): garage, folk & folk rock, power pop, prog rock, and also a wide selection of interesting and rare singer-songwriter, harmony pop, soft rock, lounge-rock, punk and glam rock, space jazz, avant-garde, vanity-pressings and “outsider” albums.

Listen Up!: Where the cool, the classic, the corny and even the cringe-worthy collide.

 

 

 

 

The Dukes Of Stratosphere – My Love Explodes
Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus – Mrs Green
Band Of Joy – For What It’s Worth
Armageddon – Paths and Planes and Future Games

Bonzo Dog Band – I Want To Be With You
Neil Innes – How Sweet To Be An Idiot
The Rutles – Cheese and Onions

Ken Nordine – A Good Year for Spiders
Fred Lane And His Disheveled Monkeybiters – I’m Gonna Go To Hell (When I Die)
Meat Puppets – Aurora Borealis
The Clean – Circle Canyon
Gong – Glad to Sad to Say

The Left Banke – She May Call You Up Tonight
The Left Banke – Shadows Breaking Over My Head
Steve Martin – Two By Two (I’m Losing You)
The Left Banke – Lazy Day

The BBC Dance Orchestra (Directed By Henry Hall) featuring Vocal By Dan Donovan – Mickey’s Son And Daughter
Sparks – Mickey Mouse
Come On – Disneyland
The Dickies – Stukas Over Disneyland

Neil Peart – Pieces Of Eight
King Crimson – Elephant Talk
Angelique Kidjo – Houses In Motion
Susheela Raman – Voodoo Chile

Nancy Falkow – Smear
Nancy Falkow – Where Do I Start

Robyn Hitchcock – Man With The Lightbulb Head
Hasil Adkins -Punchy Wunchy Wickey Wackey Woo
Jack Merlin – Doo Wah Hooba Looba Drip Drop Shala La Blues
Little Lynn & The Four Rivers – Send My Records C.O.D.
Instant Ralston – Rock and Mole
Ty Segall- Class War

Young Fresh Fellows – Searchin’ USA

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Show 371: The Revolution Will Be Reissued 2019

listenup371aThe Revolution Will Be Reissued – Fave reissues of 2019. Hear selections from reissues, compilations, live albums, lost recordings, expanded releases and more. Enjoy world beat, Jazz, glam and hard rock obscurities, garage and psych pebbles, freak folk from yesteryear and lost in the cracks and buried alive sounds of all genres.

Shellac – End of Radio –The End of Radio
Executive Slacks – Thirty Years – – Various: Third Noise Principle (Formative North American Electronica 1975-1984)
Mort Garson – You Don’t Have To Walk A Begonia -Mother Earth’s Plantasia

Rupa – Aaj Shanibar – Disco Jazz

The Latin Blues Band – Take A Trip – – Various:Fania Goes Psychedelic
June Tyson – Never Never Land – Saturnian Queen of the Sun Ra Arkestra
Lady Grace Atim – Adoko Gwok — Various: Electro Acholi Kaboom from Northern Uganda

Gene Clark – Lady Of The North (Version 2) – No Other (Deluxe Edition)
Jim Sullivan – What To Tell Her – If The Evening Were Dawn
Richmond – Candy Dora – – Various:Strangers In The Room A Journey Through British Folk-Rock (1967-1973)
The Beatles – Goodbye (Home Demo) –Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition)

Cheap Trick – The House is Rockin’ (With Domestic Problems) – Are You Ready? Live 12/31/1979
Milk ‘n’ Cookies – Wok ‘n’ Roll — Various:All The Young Droogs
Overdrive – On The Run — Various: Jobcentre Rejects: Ultra Rare NWOBHM 1978-1982 
The Human Beasts– Brunch With The Midnight Butterfly — Various:I’m a Freak 2 Baby (A Further Journey Through the British Heavy Psych & Hard Rock Underground Scene: 1968-73)

Sounds of Liberation – Sweet Evil Mist (Rib Crib) –Unreleased (Columbia University 1973)

 The Shapes– (I Saw) Batman (In the Launderette)- Various:Optimism/Reject
The Yummy Fur – Department- Piggy Wings
The Other Side – It’ll Come Easy- Various:Pacific Northwest Fuzz Box
The Sot Weed Factor – Say It Isn’t So- Various: Poppies: Assorted Finery From The First Psychedelic Age

Dur-Dur Band – Daradaa Muxibo – Various: Mogadisco: Dancing Mogadishu (Somalia 1972-1991)
Patrick Cowley – Right Here, Right Now-Mechanical fantasy box
Arthur Russell – You Did It yourself –Iowa Dream

Emerson – Sending All My Love Out – If You Need Me, Call Me

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Show 370: Some 2019 Faves

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Thanks to all you listeners who tune into (or catch it archived) the radio show Listen Up! during this past year.

Let’s share some time listening to some 2019 faves

01/08: Some Faves of 2019. Music treats I dug from the past year.

Playlist (Artist –Title- Album )

Leonard Cohen – Puppets – Thanks for the Dance
Todd Snider -Talking Reality Television Blues –Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3
Little Scream – Dear Leader –Speed Queen
Priests – The Seduction of Kansas – The Seduction of Kansas

Ex Hex – Tough Enough –It’s Real
Sleater Kinney – Can I Go On –The Centre Won’t Hold
Amyl and the Sniffers – Some Mutts (Can’t be Muzzled) – Amyl And The Sniffers

The Mekons – Weimer Vending Machine –Deserted

Dave Cope and the Sass – Seeing Things – Dave Cope and the Sass
Gyasi – NIghtcrawl – Androgyny 
Michael Kiwanuka – Rolling – Kiwanuka

Mercury Rev – Tobacco Road (feat. Suzanne Sundför) – Bobbie Gentry’s the Delta Sweete Revisited
Jeff Tweedy – Empty Head – Warmer
Purple Mountains – All My Happiness Is Gone –Purple Mountains 

W.H. Lung – Inspirational! -Incidental Music
Altın Gün – Yolcu – Gece
Tinariwen – Kel Tinawen (feat. Cass McCombs) –Amadjar
Cast Shadows– El Amor – Cast Shadows

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Sun Forest –Ghosteen

Angel Olsen – Lark – All Mirrors
Jenny Lewis – On The Line –On The Line 

Cate Le Bon – The Light – Reward
Richard Dawson – Heart Emoji -2020
Ordinary Elephant – Scars We Keep –Honest

Moon Duo – Fall In Your Love –Stars Are the Light

 

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