Show 472: It Makes Sense In Listen Up! Land

Jack Holmes – Dazed and Confused
De Frank and His Professionals – Psychedelic Man
Ozo – Listen To The Buddha

Steve Hillage – It’s All Too Much
The Beatles – A Day In The Life (Take 1 with Hums)
The Shazam – Revolution 9

Genesis (USA) – Angeline
Genesis (Uruguay) -Cuerpo
Genesis (Columbia) – Don Simon
Genesis (UK) – Watcher of The Skies

Silver Apples – Lovefingers
Trotski Naugtique – Ca Sent Le Mennen (Smells Like Teen Spirit)
Gilli Smyth – I Am A Fool
Nagat – Ana Basak El Bahr
Monsoon – Eyes

American Standard – My Bathroom Is A Very Private Place
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 – Noble Experiment

Cal Tjader – Tra-La-La Song
Mikal Cronin – I Enjoy Being A Boy
Mondo Topless – Gonna Find A Cave
The Banana Splits – We’re The Banana Splits

Hawkwind – Space Is Deep
Gong – What Do You Want?

Dion – Purple Haze

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471: Psychedelic Soul

Mary Jane Hooper – Psychedelphia
The Undisputed Truth – You Make Your Own Heaven And Hell Right Here On Earth
Baby Huey – Running
Fugi – Revelations

Blackrock – Yeah Yeah
Parliament – Come In Out Of The Rain
Black Nasty – It’s Not The World”

Shuggie Otis – Oxford Gray
Bo Diddley – I’m High Again
Marvin Gaye – Flyin High (in the Friendly Sky)

Black Merda – Cynthy-Ruth
WIlliam S. Fischer – Saigon
King Hannibal – Hymn No. 5

Cymande – Dove
Clarence “Fuzzy” Haskins – Cookie Jar
Bootsy’s Rubber Band – Munchies For Your Love

Edwin Starr – Ball of Confusion
Eddie Hazel – I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

Rotory Connection – I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun

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Show 470: I Wanna

Shake your hips as the lines of genre are blurred with punchy rock ‘n’ roll, soul swagger, and more.

Davis & Jones and The Fenders -Boss With The Hot Sauce
Otis Redding & The Pinetoppers – Shout Bamalama
Little Richard – Directly From My Heart To You
Soloman Burke – Home In Your Heart
Geno Washington – Out Of This World
Charlie Rich – Midnite Blues

Royal Teens – Sham Rock
The 5 Royals – Right Around The Corner
Little Willie John – Leave My Kitten Alone
Mackey Beers – That Jim
Gloria Jones – Heartbeat Pt !

LIttle Luther – Du Dee Squat
Edgar Alan And THe Po’ Boys – Panic Button
Lee Braun – Talk About A Party
Art Freeman – Slippin’ Around With You

Wanda Jackson – Funnel Of Love
The Ronettes – He Did It
The Shangri-Las – It’s Easier To Cry
The Shirelles – Putty (In Your Hands)
The Cookies – Only To Other People

The Oblivians – Bad Man
Bo Diddley – Who Do You Love
Bob Seger – Lucifer
The Deviants – Slum Lord
Question Mark & The Mysterians – Ain’t It A Shame

The Nite Riders – Lookin’ For My Baby
Ike & Tina Turner – You Can’t Miss Nothing The You Never Had
Irma Thomas – Hittin’ On Nothing
Tammy Montgomery – If You Don’t Think
Betty Harris – Mean Man
Dusty Wilson – Can’t Do Without You

Staple Singers – Don’t Knock
Sister Rosetta Tharpe – 99 and Half Won’t Do
Baby Washington – I’ve Got A Feeling
Ruby Johnson – Weak Spot
Nathaniel Mayer – Village Of Love

Jack Hammer – Wiggling Fool
Barrett Strong – You Know What To Do
Hoagy Lands – Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
Billy Lee Abd The Rivieras – Won’t You Dance WIth Me
Brice Coefield – Cha-Cha Twist

The Chiffons – Oh My Lover

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Show 469: Another

The Pursuit Of Happiness – I’m An Adult Now
The Creeps – Down At The Nightclub
The Chills – I Love My Leather Jacket
The Green Pajamas – Kim The Waitress

Teenage Fanclub – The Concept
Husker Du – Green Eyes

The Impossible Years – Attraction Gear
Ultra Vivid Scene – Staring At The Sun
Jesus & The Mary Chain – April Skies
Game Theory – Rolling With The Moody Girls
The Leopards – Psychedelic Boy

Ben Vaughn Combo – Wrong Haircut
Plasticland- Sipping In The Bitterness
Andy Prieboy – The New York Debut Of An L.A. Artist
The Orignal Sins – Later Than You Think

The Godfathers – Birth, School, Work, Death
Hoodoo Gurus – Death Defying (Single Version)
Concrete Blonde – Tomorrow, Wendy
Anita Lane – Sugar In A Hurricane

Siouxsie and the Banshees – Sea Breezes
dB’s – Spitting In The Wind
Pixies – Wave of Mutilation
The Psyclone Rangers – You’re Not Edie Sedgewick

The Church – Into My Hands
Biff Bang Pow! – There Must Be A Better Life
The Chameleons- Tears
The Posies – Everyone Moves Away
David Sylvian – Orpheus

Replacements – Nobody

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Show 468: The Infinite Everything

 Known and unknown platters of sound are known to mesh into a decadent mind-melting cocktail for your afternoon enjoyment.

The Books – Group Autogenics I
101 Strings – Trippin’ On Lunar 07
The Time and Space Machine – Psychedelic Circus
Kaleidoscope (Further Reflections ) In The Room Of Percussion

DJ Food – Intermission New language
Rabbits _ I’m Looking In The Universe
Mystic Astrologic Crystal Band – It’s Strange
Blonde On Blonde – Spinning Wheel
House of Nimrod – Slightly-Delic

Rosko – Peace Maker
Rotary Connection – Turn Me On
Ray Harlow and Gyp Fox – Gettin’ Keyed

The Simonsound – Moon Rocks
The Byrds – Space Odyssey
Love and Rockets – Holiday On The Moon

DJ Me DJ You – Take Your Medication
Bohemian Vendetta – Satisfaction
Mijal & White – I’m In you
Higher Elevation – The Diamond Mine
The Ramrods – War Cry
Edgar Broughton Band – Momma’s Reward (Keep Them Freaks A-Rollin)
The Ridiculous Trio – No Fun

Francoiz Breut – La Femme Sans Histoire
Tobacco – Yum Yum Cult
Ann Magnuson – Is This Heaven?
Porter Wagoner – The Rubber Room

Greg Anderson – I Feel Good
The Legends – Baby Get Your Head Screwed On
Jacky Horn – Mr. Psycologist
July – The Way
DJ Food – Extract From Stolen Moments Too

Ken Nordine – You’re Getting Better

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Show 467: Screaming Through The Starlit Sky


Two hours of music filled soap bubbles, trembling with vibrant colours of the rainbow

Psychic TV – A Star Too Far (Lullaby for Syd Barrett)
Brother JT – Flaming
Jacco Gardner – Watching The Moon

Xavieruga – Pink Floyd
Kevin Ayers – Oh! Wot A Dream
Judy Dyble – See Emily Play
Jennifer Gentle – Universal Daughter

The Jesus and Mary Chain – Vegetable Man
Plasticland – Office Skills
Thee Oh Sees – The Whipping Continues
The Damned – Dark Asteroid
Hawkwind – Long Gone

Richard Wright – Pink’s Song
KYTE – Soft Cage
This Mortal Coil – Late Night
Opal – Empty Box Blues
Alexander Ahlstrand – The Frog

Greg Weeks – Baby Lemonade
The Brian Jonestown Massacre – My Man Syd
White Fence – Lizards First
Pink Floyd – Lucifer Sam

Marianne Faithfull – Incarceration Of A Flower Child
Robyn Hitchcock – Wined and Dined
Livid – Love Song
UMKA & “Bronevichok” – Ja znaju gde zhivet Sid Barret

Paul Weller – When Your Garden’s Overgrown

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Show 466 – The Revolution Will Be Reissued (2021 Edition)

Wrapping up the look back at 2021 music wise on the next Listen Up !“ The Revolution Will Be Reissued – Fave reissues of 2021”. Hear selections from reissues, compilations, live albums, lost recordings, expanded releases and more.

Jacqueline Taieb – 7am
Liberatoire – Vedette internationale
The Rootsman – Arid Land

John Lennon – God (Home Demo)
Willie Dunn – The Dreamer
David Crosby – Where Will I Be? (Demo)
Alice Coltrane – Krishna Krishna

Najib Al Housh – Ya Aen Daly
Leo Nocentelli – Give Me Back My Loving
Primal Scream – Come Together (Jam Studio Monitor Mix)

Janet Kaye – Heaven Help The Working Girl
Billie Jo Spears – Mr. Walker, It’s All Over
Grapes Of Wrath – Write Another Song

Bush Tetras – Cold Turkey (Live In London)
Getting The Fear – Dune Buggy Attack
The Wormholes – Go Under

Steve Marriott With The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra – Soldier
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Avalanche
Linda Smith – Imaginary Conversation

The Hawks – All The Young Men
Akiko Yano – What’s Got In Your Eyes?

Mumps – S.O.S.
Bates Motel – The Way Marlena Moves
Pushups – Pop Power
Tangled Shoelaces – Turn My Dial
The dB’s – Goin’ The Club

Snuffy – I Wanna Change My Life

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Show 465: 2021 Faves

Listen Up! is only going as far back as 2021 and playing some fave sounds from this past year (not a “best of” countdown…just a collection of fave “new” sounds from 2021). Two hours of fresh music (but with enough of the mold) from the past year.

Mdou Moctar – Chismiten
Ty Segall – Whisper
Large Plants – La Isla Bonita
Warm Drag – Your Thunder And Your Lightening

Rosali – Whatever Love
Bria- Dreaming My Dreams With You
Bill Callahan & Billy “Prince” Bonnie – OD’d In Denver

Reigning Sound – Oh Christine

SAULT – London Gangs
Leather Rats – A Marauding Gang of Seaside Mods
Arooj Aftab – Diya Hai (Feat. Badi Assad)
Ryley Walker – Shiva With Dustpan

The Airport 77s – Christine’s Coming Over
Amyl and The Sniffers – Hertz
Dinosaur Jr. – You Wonder
Cherry Fez – Dehyde Bride
St, Vincent – My Baby Wants A Baby

Lou Barlow – All You People Suck
Michael Hurley – Are You Here For The Festival
Marissa Nadler -Bessie, Did You Make It
Divine Horsemen – Any Day Now

Eleventh Day Dream – Look Out Below
Damon and Naomi – Oceans In Between
Dean Wareham – Under Skys

Tobacco City – Blue Raspberry
The Babe Rainbow – Ready For Tomorrow

Brigid Mae Power – One More Cup Of Coffee

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Show 464: The Show Where The Robot Fills In

It is an all new edition with my scrappy homemade robot filling in for me.


Swinging Pistons – I Love the Sound of Machines
Nash The Slash – In-a-gadda-da-vida
Pink Floyd – Astronomy Domine

The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Satori 
Flower Travellin’ Band – Twenty-First Century Schizoid Man
King Crimson – Cat Food

Hawkwind – Robot
Ultravox! – I Want To Be A Machine
Janelle Monáe- Cybertronic Purgatory

Jenny Louise – Summer in the City
Pulsallama – Oui​-​Oui (A Canadian In Paris)
Edith Nylon – Femmes sous cellophane
April March and Olivia Jean -Allons-y

Ely Guerra– Tengo Frio
The Moonlighters – Resophonic Lullaby
Lata Mangeshkar – Ja Ri Ja Ri O Kari Badariya

The Android Sisters – Down On The Electric Farm
Adrian Belew – The Lone Rhinoceros
Tom Verlaine – Kingdom Come
Phil Manzanera – Big Day
Yung Wu – Return To Zion

Os Mutantes – Panis Et Circensis
The Ventures – Also Sprach Zarathstra
Langley Schools Music Project – Space Oddity

Nick Cave – Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two)

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Show 463: Cool Yule 2021

This afternoon is the yearly Listen Up! “Cool Yule” filled with holiday hoopla and weird and wonderful seasonal tunes. While spirited and at times invigorating, these are not traditional holiday singalong.

The Wise Men – Mr. Mojo’s Christmas

Yo Ka Tengo – It’s Christmas Time
Albert King – Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’
Nick Frater – Wash Your Hands Of Christmas

Kay Star – The Man With The Bag
Leopards – Dancing In The Snow
Yogi Yorgesson – I Yust Go Nuts For Christman
Quniton and Miss Pussycat – Silent Night

Hep Stars – Christmas on My Mind
Pee Pee Dynamite – A Groovy Christmas
Karl Blau – March Into The Warm Bay
Goddammit Jeremiah – What If Santa Is Just 20 Ferrets In A Red Suit
The Amoeba People – Christmas Ferret

Laibach – My Favorite Things
Iggy Pop – White Christmas
Heino – Wisst Ihr Was
Helix – All I Want For Christmas Is The Leafs To Win The Cup

Dolph Chaney – Jingle Bells
New Wave Dave – All I Want For Xmas Is New Wave
The Ergs – We’re Going To Have A DEVO Christmas
DEVO – Merry Something To You
Confidence Man – Santa’s Comin’ Down The Chimney

The Hulls – Christmastime On The Picket Line
5 Chinese Brothers – Dept. Store Santa Claus Strike
Gillian Hills – La Tete A L’Envers
Fairuz – Laylet Eid
Willie Colon & Hector Lavoe – Aires De Navidad

Homer and Jethro – Santy Baby
The Reverend Glen Armstrong – Even Squeaky Fromme Loves Christmas
Doye O’Dell – I’m Picking Fights For Christmas
Brave Combo – Santa’s Polka
Father Abraphart and Smurps _ Lick a Smurp For Christmas (All Fall Down)

The Orchids – Christmas Is The Time To Be With Your Baby
The Decibels – Angels We Have Heard On High
Anton Barbeau – Xmas Song
Minus 5 – New Christmas Hymn

NRBQ – Christmas Wish

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