Show 322: The Dunedin Sound – Playlist and Archived Stream

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Listen Up! explores the Dunedin Sound that emerged from New Zealand in the 80s, spearheaded by the Flying Nun record label.  Introduce yourself to this great scene

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Playlist (Artist -Title)

The Verlaines – Death and the Maiden
Toy Love – Swimming Pool
Look Blue Go Purple – Cactus Cat
The Builders – Dirty and Disgusting

Straitjacket Fits – Down In Splendour
Sneaky Feelings – Husband House
The Great Unwashed – Hold On To The Rail

Tall Dwarfs -Sign The Dotted Line
Bored Games – Joe 90
Bats – Made Up In Blue
3D’s – Beautiful Things

The Chills – Pink Frost
Jean Paul Sartre Experience – Inside And Out
The Gordons – Machine Song

The Clean – Anything Could Happen
Bird Next Roys – Jaffa Boy
The Cakekitchen – Silence Of The Sirens
Pop Art Toasters – What Am I Going To You?

Snapper – What Are You Thinking
The Puddle – Interstellar Gothic
Plagal Grind – Yes, Jazz Cactus
Baloon D’Essai – Simon Says

Chris Knox – Not Given Lightly
Able Tasmans – Snow White Chook
This Sporting Life – Wasting My Time

Nocturnal Projections – You’ll Never Know
The Magick Heads – Hear From You
The Clear – The Television Love Song

David Kilgour – Here Come The Cars

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Show 321: Roaring Doodlebugs -Playlist and Archived Stream

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This week, Listen Up! gets lost in an 80s/90s post punk haze.

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Love & Rockets – Haunted When The Minutes Drag-Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven-1985
Spiritualized – If I Were With Her Now –Lazer Guided Melodies-1992
The Mission – Wasteland-God’s Own Medicine-1986

Psychedelic Furs – Dumb Waiters – Talk Talk Talk – 1981

Adam and The Ants – Ant Invasion –Kings of the Wild Frontier-1980
Joy Division – Atrocity Exhibition – Closer – 1980
Siouxie and the Banshees – Trust In Me- Through the Looking Glass-1987

Scientists – Swampland – Various: Born Out Of Time (The Australian Indie Sound 1979-88) – 1983
The Monochrome Set – On The Thirteenth Day – Various: Another Splash Of Colour: New Psychedelia In Britain 1980-1985
Firmament & the Elements – The Festival of Frothy Muggament-The Festival Of Frothy Muggament ‎(7″)-1981
Wire – On Returning- 154 – 1979

Knox – Gigolo Aunt –Gigolo Aunt ‎(7″)-1980
The Soft Boys – Sandra’s Having Her Brain Out – Can of Bees – 1979
The Dukes Of Stratosphear – My Love Explodes – 25 O’clock – 1985
Cleaners From Venus – Wivenhoe Bells II- Midnight Cleaners-1982

Lords of New Church – Russian Roulette-Lords of New Church-1982
The Church – Tantalized -Heyday-1985
Michael Moorcock’s Deep Fix – – Brothel In Rosenstrasse –Brothel In Rosenstrasse ‎(7″)-1982

The Chameleons – Tears -Strange Times-1986
The Teardrop Explodes – The Culture Bunker-Wilder-1981

Echo and the Bunnymen – Villiers Terrace- Crocodiles -1980
Orange Juice – Falling and Laughing-You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever-1982
Dead Can Dance – In Power We Trust The Love Advocated-Dead Can Dance-1984
Bauhaus – Dancing –Mask-1981

Japan – Fall In Love With Me-Quiet Life-1979

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Show 320: It is Knowing – Playlist and Archived Stream

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That weekly radio show called Listen Up! filled with music that you tune into every Wednesday from 2-4pm (unless you are one of those busy “on demand” types and thus tune in via an archived stream) happened again.

801 – T.N.K. – Live –  1976
The Oakland Elementary School Arkestra – We Travel The Spaceways-The Saga Of Padani-1994
Funkadelic – I’ll Bet You-Funkadelic-1970

Psyclone Rangers – Christine Indecision – Feel Nice – 1993
Screaming Trees – Transfiguration –Even If And Especially When-1987

Dream Syndicate – When You Smile –Days Of Wine & Roses-1982
Simon Joyner and David Nance – Dancing With Mr. D-Goats Head Soup – 2017

The Mekons – Hole In The Ground –The Mekons Honky Tonkin’-1987
Jack Kittel -Psycho -1973
James O’Leary – South Bound 81 –Various – Only In America Volume 2 – 1982
Michael Chapman –  Among the Trees-Rainmaker-1969
Andy McLeod – In The Light Of Day –In the Light of the Day-2017
Mud Pie Sun- Snowshoe Blues-Wooden Circle-2012

Marah – Christian Street –Kids In Philly-2000
Bob Dylan – Watching The River Flow –Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2-1971
Low Cut Connie – Angela – Dirty Pictures (Part 1)-2017
The Compulsive Gamblers – Stop & Think It Over-Crystal Gazing Luck Amazing-2000

Chris Bell – I Am The Cosmos –I Am The Cosmos-1978
Prix – Love You All Day Long –Historix-1975
The Posies – Will You Ever Ease Your Mind-Amazing Disgrace-1996

Filthy Friends – Despierta-Invitation-2017

Peter Perrett – Hard To Say No –How The West Was Won-2017
Peter Laughner – Sylvia Plath -Take the Guitar Player for a Ride
The Original Sins – Forest From The Trees – Move-1992
Soft Boys – The Queen Of Eyes-Underwater Moonlight-1980

The Mountain Goats – Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back To Leeds –Goths -2017
Leonard Cohen – Sisters Of Mercy-Songs Of Leonard Cohen-1967

Television Personalities – Part Time Punks-Yes Darling, But Is It Art?-1980

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Show 319: Inflight Entertainment – Playlist and Archived Stream

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Garage rock, rock & roll, three-chord wonders, snarl, snotty punk,/post-punk, glam stompers, art-damaged weirdos, phasing and fuzz, sludge, trash ,paisley, black, velvet and leather, feedback, beads, and safety-pins, drippy mascara, psych rock…obscurities & rarities, past and present, and assorted goo goo muck.

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Playlist (Artist -Title- Album – Year of song)

Opening Theme

Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level – Experiment Zero – 1996

Des Demonas – The South Will Never Rise Again-Des Demonas-2017
Teeenage Fanclub – Bad Seed-Deep Fried Fanclub-1995
Beat Happening – Bewitched -Jamboree-1988
Iggy & The Stooges – Gimme Danger- Raw Power -1973

Amyl and the Sniffers -Some Mutts Can’t Be Muzzled-Some Mutts (Can’t Be Muzzled) / Cup Of Destiny -2018
The Queers – Punk Rock Girls –Don’t Back Down-1996
The Muffs – Oh Nina –Blonder and Blonder-1995
Suzi Quatro – Tear Me Apart-Aggro-Phobia-1976
Shonen Knife – Twist Barbi -Let’s Knife-1992

The Hi-Risers – I’m In Love With My Record Collection –Hang Around With You-2012
The Nude Party – Records –The Nude Party-2018
John Wesley Harding – Making Love To Bob Dylan-Pieces of the Past-2013
Bull Moose Jackson – Big Ten Inch Record – Various: The King R&B Box Set – 1952

Jon Spencer – Do The Trash Can –Spencer Sings The Hits-2018
The Cramps – Save It –Bad Music For Bad People-1984
Dirty Fences – 911-Goodbye Love-2017
The Jesus And Mary Chain – Just Like Honey –psychocandy-1985
Red House Painters – Shock Me-Retrospective-1994

The Rubinoos – Rock and Roll Is Dead –The Rubinoos-1977
Kenny – Baby I Love You, OK!- Various: Life on Mars: Glam Rock of the Early 70’s- 
Bay City Rollers – The Bump –All Of Me Loves All Of You/The Bump – 1974
Baby Grande – Gettin’ Away With Murder -1975-77-1976
T. Rex – Baby Strange – The Slider– 1972
Cheap Trick – Hot Love-Cheap Trick-1977

Big Dipper – You’re Not Patsy –Supercluster: The Big Dipper Anthology-1987
The Hellacopters – Rescue –Head Off-2008
Blue Oyster Cult – O.D’d On Life Itself –Tyranny and Mutation-1973

Clown Alley – On The Way Up –Circus Of Chaos-1986
Swamp Oaf -Sad Minnow-Swamp Oaf-1989

Jack Oblivion -Honey, I’m Too Old For You –American Slang-1997
The Ar-Kaics – You Turn Me Bad –In This Time-2018
Terry & Louise – (I’m) Looking For A Heart -… a Thousand Guitars-2018
The Cute Lepers -Foxy Society –Adventure Time-2011
The Whiffs – Forgot Your Name –Take a Whiff-2017
Pip Bloom – Pussycat-Paycheck-2018

Buzzcocks – Love You More-Singles Going Steady-1977

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Show 318: Reissues of 2018 – Playlist and Archived Stream

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Wrapping up the look back at 2018 music wise on Listen Up! “The Revolution Will Be Reissued – Fave reissues of 2018”. Hear selections from reissues, compilations, live albums, lost recordings, expanded releases and more.

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Playlist (Artist -Title- Album – Year of song)

Opening Theme

Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level – Experiment Zero – 1996

Bobbie Gentry – Papa, Won’t You Let Me Go To Town With You –The Girl From Chickasaw County-1967
Primal Scream – Billy/To Love Somebody-Give Out But Don’t Give Up: The Original Memphis Recordings-1993
The Band – I Shall Be Released (a cappella)-Music From Big Pink (50th Anniversary Edition)-1968

Bob Dylan – Idiot Wind –More Blood, More Tracks -1975
Gene Clark – Down On The Pier –Gene Clark Sings For You

Miriam Makeba – A Piece Of Ground –Pata Pata – 1967
Joe Strummer – London Is Burning -Joe Strummer 001

Popera Cosmic – Poursuite –Les Esclaves-1969
The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Rainy Day, Dream Away-Electric Ladyland: 50th Anniversary Edition-1968
Basa Basa – African Soul Power-Homowo-1979
Catherine Ribeiro + Alpes – Ame Debout-Ame Debout-1971

Prince – Wednesday-Piano & a Microphone 1983-1983
Morrison Kincannon – Summer Days-Beneath The Redwoods-1975
Spriguns – White Witch-Various: When the Day Is Done: The Orchestrations of Robert Kirby-1977
The Kinks – Time Song-The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society – 1968

Liz Phair – Don’t HolyrBreath-Girly-Sound to Guyville-1991
Alexander ‘Skip’ Spence – It Ain’t Nice-AndOarAgain-1969
Ursula K. Le Guin & Todd Barton – Heron Dance-Music and Poetry of The Kesh-1985

The Beatles – Dear Prudence (Esher Demo)-The Beatles -1968
Love – Wonder People (I Do Wonder)-Forever Changes (50th Anniversary Edition)– 1968
The Choir – Anyway I Can-1969 Artifact: The Unreleased Album-1969

Sensation – Sensation –Sensation
Roxy Music – Re-Make / Re-Model (Peel Session, 4th January 1972)-Roxy Music -1972
The Brotherhood – Color Line –Stavia-1972
Zuider Zee – Haunter of Darkness-Zeenith – 1973

Skull Snaps – New Day-Skull Snaps-1973

 

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Show 317 – Some 2018 Faves: Playlist and Archived Stream

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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 2018 faves this week and next.

Some Faves of 2018. Music treats I dug from the past year

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Playlist (Artist -Title- Album – Year of song)

Opening Theme

Man or Astroman? – Maximum Radiation Level – Experiment Zero – 1996

Playlist
Khruangbin – Maria Tambien-Con Todo El Mundo-2018
Gaye Su Akyol – Laziko -İstikrarlı Hayal Hakikattir-2018
Melody’s Echo Chamber – Quand Les Larmes D’un Ange Font Danser La Neige- Bon Voyage- 2018

Richard Reed Parry – Gentle Pulsing Dust –Quiet River of Dust, Vol. 1-2018
Spiritualized – I’m Your Man –And Nothing Hurt-2018
Idris Ackamoor and The Pyramids – Message To My People-An Angel Fell-2018

Neko Case – Hell-On-Hell-On-2018
Cat Power – Black –Wanderer-2018
Kyle Craft- The Rager –Full Circle Nightmare-2018
Low Cut Connie – Beverly –Dirty Pictures (Part 2)-2018

Superchunk – Erasure – What a Time to Be Alive-2018
Cold Meat – Nice Girls –Pork Sword Fever-2018
RunHideFight- He’s A Jerk -Hidden Volume 7″ single-2018
Albert Hammond Jr – Set To Attack –Francis Trouble-2018

Cowboy Junkies – The Things We Do To Each Other –All That Reckoning-2018
Ry Cooder – Jesus and Woody –Prodigal Son – 2018
Mount Eerie – Tintin In Tibet –Now Only-2018

Caroline Rose – Jeannie Becomes A Mom – LONER – 2018
The Grip Weeds – Mr. Nervous –Trip Around the Sun-2018
The Bangles – Jet Fighter-3×4: The Bangles, The Three O’Clock, The Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade -2018

Parquet Courts – Back To Earth –Wide Awake!-2018
The Chills – Bad Sugar –Snow Bound-2018
Ty Segall – My Ladys on Fire –Freedoms Goblin-2018

Janelle Monae – Americans-Dirty Computer-2018

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Show 316: Let’s Talk About Claus – Playlist and Archived Stream

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It is that time of year again. Grab the nog, sport the Santa hats and reindeer antlers, trim the tree and join the Xmess party.

Listen Up! is getting into the holiday spirit with the annual collection of offbeat, cool and zany seasonal musical treats as well as to occasional solemn nod to the season.

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Playlist (Artist -Title)

The Tail Draggers – Let’s Talk About Claus
The Fleshtones – Hooray For Santa Claus
Flat Duo Jets – Christmas Time (Hey We’re Gonna Rock)
Jimmy Butler – Trim Your Tree

Linda Cassidy – Is Santa Claus A Hippy
Homer & Jethro – Santa Claus (The Original Hippie)
Buzz Zeemer – Psychedelic Santa
Apples In Stereo – Holiday Mood
The Residents – Fire (Santa Dog)

Lord Nelson – A Party For Santa Claus (Trinidad & Tobago)
Lou Monte with Hugo Winterhalter’s Orchestra & Chorus – Italian Jingle Bells
Pala Brothers Orchestra – Sausage and Sauerkraut

Jack Scott – There’s Trouble Brewing
Honey & The Bees – Jing Jing A Ling
Joe Jack Talcum – Santa, Take Me Off Your List
Mojo Nixon – Sleigh Ride
Sharon Jones & Dap-Kings – Ain’t No Chimney In The Ghetto
National Lampoon – Down The Dial To Kung Fu Christmas

Ernestine Schumann-Heink – Silent Night Stille Nacht

The Both – You’re A Gift
Graham Parker – Christmas Is For Mugs
The Minus 5 – Yule Tide Me Over

The Dollyrots – Because I’m Santa
The Sterilles – Mrs. Claus Has Menopause
Glam Chops – Countdown To Christmas
The Schizophonics – Christmas Casbah Party
Television City – The Night Johnny Thunders Saved Christmas

Clyde Lasley – Santa Came Home Drunk
Everly Brothers – Christmas Eve Can Kill You
The Handsome Family – So Much Wine

Butterbeans & Sue – Papa Ain’t No Santa Claus
Kay Martin & Her Body Guards – Santa’s Doing The Horizontal Twist
The Bellrays – Poor Old Rudolph

NRBQ – Christmas Wish

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