Show 373: Raucous Charms

listenup373
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

Follow this Listen Up! Blog and the host on Instagram and/or “like” the show on Facebook . ALL serve as an addendum and a means to interact with the program.

Click on the Mixcloud button to hear the archived stream.

Listen Up! is now available as a podcast at  listenupradio.podbean.com

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

Follow this Listen Up! Blog and the host on Instagram and/or “like” the show on Facebook . ALL serve as an addendum and a means to interact with the program.

Click on the Mixcloud button to hear the archived stream.

Listen Up! is now available as a podcast at  listenupradio.podbean.com

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

Follow this Listen Up! Blog and the host on Instagram and/or “like” the show on Facebook . ALL serve as an addendum and a means to interact with the program.

Click on the Mixcloud button to hear the archived stream.

Listen Up! is now available as a podcast at  listenupradio.podbean.com

 

 

Show 370: Some 2019 Faves

listenup370a

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

 

Follow this Listen Up! Blog and the host on Instagram and/or “like” the show on Facebook . ALL serve as an addendum and a means to interact with the program.

Click on the Mixcloud button to hear the archived stream.

Listen Up! is now available as a podcast at  listenupradio.podbean.com

 

Show 369: New Years Day

listenup369
Listen Up! will celebrate by playing easy listening, exotica. moog madness, sunshine pop, and all sorts of lounge pajama wearing music for New Years Day cocktails.

The Maxwell Implosion – From Mousy to Marvelous
Cal Tjader – Gimme Shelter
101 String Orchestra – Astral Freakout
Dick Hyman – The Moog and Me

Yma Sumac – Cha Cha Gitano
80 Drums Around The World – Caravan
Artie Barsamin & Orchestra – Nene Aman

Marcos Valle – Chup, Chup, I Got Away
Astrud Gilberto – (Take Me To) Aruanda

The Swindle Singers – Fuga In Bulldozer
Bruno Nicolai – Beat Boat
Bobbie Graham – Zoom, Widge and Wag
The Music Makers – Lemon Lime Merengue

Helmut Zacharias And His Orchestra- Light My Fire
Martin Denny – Incense and Peppemints
Johnny Mann Singers – Heart Full of Soul
Hugo Strasser – Fireball

LIttle Big Horns – Get Back
Hollyridge Strings – Can’t Buy Me Love
Hollyridge Strings – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
John Tartaglia – A Day In The Life
John Tartaglia – I Am The Walrus
Lord Sitar – Blue Jay Way
Sandler & Young – Blackbird

Dick Kent – Maker Of Smooth Music
Rodd Keith – Beat Of The Traps
Bobbi Blake – I Like Yellow Things

Enoch Light – Bond Street
Brigitte Bardot – Nue Au Soleil
Julie London – Hot Toddy
Lee Hazlewood – Tulsa Sunday
Inga – The Beat Goes On

The Flat Five – This Is Your Night

Follow this Listen Up! Blog and the host on Instagram and/or “like” the show on Facebook . ALL serve as an addendum and a means to interact with the program.

Click on the Mixcloud button to hear the archived stream.

Listen Up! is now available as a podcast at  listenupradio.podbean.com

SHOW 367: FASTER SANTA CLAUS, HO HO HO

listenup367a

Your afternoon excuse for a holiday hoopla filled with weird and wonderful seasonal tunes is right here. While spirited and at times invigorating, these are not traditional holiday singalong. Grab the nog, sport the reindeer antlers, trim the tree and join the party.

Wild Billy Childish & The Musician of The British Empire – A Quick One (Pete Townsend’s Christmas)

Herb Dodson – A Disc Jockey’s Christmas Eve
Free Bees – The Crazy Sleigh Ride
Thurl Ravenscroft with Marie Vernon and the Mellomen – Jingle Polka
Lord Nelson – A Party For Santa Claus

The Fab Four – Let It Snow!, Let It Snow!, Let it Snow!
The Kaisers – Merry Xmas Loopy Lu
Rockfield Chorus – Jingle Jangle
The Mockers – (There’s No War On Christmas) When Christmas Is In Your Heart

The Greedies – A Merry Jingle
The Donnas – Up On The Housetop
Angry Snowmen – Blitzen Bop
The Dollyrots – I Saw Mommy Biting Santa Claus
The Fleshtones – Six White Boomers
Glam Chops – Baby Jesus Was The First Glam Rocker

Albert King – Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’
Rufus Thomas – I’ll Be Your Santa Baby
Victoria Spivey – I Ain’t Gonna Let You See My Santa Claus

Jack Blanchard – A Weird Little Christmas
Stonewall Jackson – Mommy Look, Santa is Crying
Suzannah – Mom and Daddy, Please Don’t Steal For Me This Christmas
The Handsome Family – So Much Wine

Thee Headcoatees – Santa Claus
The Jaynetts – Snowman, Snowman, Sweet Potato Nose
Marah – Christmas With Snow
Shannon and the Clams – All I Want For Christmas Is You
Connie Francis – I’m Gonna Be Warm This Winter
Debbie & The Darnells – Santa Me Teach Me To Dance

John Anealio – Batman Smells (A Rebuttal)
Charlie Rich – Santa Claus’ Daughter
Red Simpson – Truckin’ Trees For Christmas
Hasil Adkins – Santa Claus Boogie

Loudon Wainwright III – Christmas Morning
Paddy Roberts – Merry Christmas You Suckers
The Minus 5 – New Christmas Hymn
Mac McCaughan – Happy New Year (Prince Can’t Die Again)

NRBQ – Christmas Wish

Follow this Listen Up! Blog and the host on Instagram and/or “like” the show on Facebook . ALL serve as an addendum and a means to interact with the program.

Click on the Mixcloud button to hear the archived stream.

Listen Up! is now available as a podcast at  listenupradio.podbean.com