Category Archives: blues ‘n’ folk

luv306

luv306 I Like Short Songs

I Like Short Songs

over 60 songs in under 42 minutes. i like short songs.
photo : Leopold Short
Tracklist
  1. Short Songs – Dead Kennedys – Alternative Tentacles (1987) > buy link
  2. Tough Guy – Beastie Boys – Grand Royal (1994) > buy link
  3. Motorbike Escape, M23 – Goblin – Cinevox (1977/2016)
  4. Supervillian Theme (inst.) – Madvillain – Stones Throw (2004) > buy link
  5. Funerailles d’un Wa Wa Rond – Les Sinners – Les Disques Trans-World (1971)
  6. Auntie’s Harp – Flying Lotus – Warp (2008) > buy link
  7. Punaisarium 1 – Alan French – Tele Music (1975)
  8. Be A Hobo – Moondog – Epic / Honet Jon’s Records (1953/2004) > buy link
  9. Hittin’ The Bong – Minutemen – SST (1985) > buy link
  10. Boa Constrictor – The Magnetic Fields – Merge (1999) > buy link
  11. Givin My Luv To You – Gong – Virgin / BYG Records / Charly Records (1973/2015) > buy link
  12. Spanish Fly – Van Halen – Warner Bros. (1979) > buy link
  13. Ready Lets Go – Boards Of Canada – Warp (2002) > buy link
  14. Why Midnight Walked But Didn’t Ring Her Bell – Liars – Blast First / Mute Records (2002) > buy link
  15. Unreferenced Comedic Music Track – Barry Gray – Trunk Records (2011) > buy link
  16. A Little Bit Of Soap – De La Soul – Tommy Boy (1989)
  17. The Streetbeater (theme from ‘Sanford And Son’) – Quincy Jones – A&M / TVT Records (1973/1987) > buy link
  18. Life Is Funny – The Fugs – Reprise (1968) > buy link
  19. I Wanna Be A Bear – Descendents – SST (1982) > buy link
  20. Straight Edge – Minor Threat – Dischord Records (1981) > buy link
  21. Embryo – Black Sabbath – Vertigo / Warner Bros. (1971) > buy link
  22. Drama In Space – The Leo Hassler Synthesizer – Trunk Records (1996)
  23. Preview Side Too – Bootsy’s Rubber Band – Warner Bros. (1977) > buy link
  24. Touched – My Bloody Valentine – Creation Records (1991) > buy link
  25. Intro – Japanther – Wäntage USA (2008) > buy link
  26. Siren – John Saunders – Music De Wolfe (1984)
  27. College – Animal Collective – FatCat Records (2004) > buy link
  28. Lining Up The Tracks – Jesse Fuller – Topic Records / Mississippi Records (1954/1960/2016) > buy link
  29. [untitled 14] – Capitain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Revenant / Xeric / Table Of The Elements (1999) > buy link
  30. Lovin’ And Touchin’ – Red Hot Chili Peppers – EMI America / Enigma Records (1985) > buy link
  31. Meow Meow Meow Meow (Meow Mix cat food commercial) – Shelley Palmer & Linda November – TVT Records (1970 / 1989) > buy link
  32. La La – The Residents – Ralph Records (1980) > buy link
  33. Fanfare On Parade – Michael Pinsonnneault – Intermède Communications (1986)
  34. Middle Zealand – Mark Mothersbaugh – Watertower Music / Spacelab9 (2014) > buy link
  35. Lock Groove – 23 Skidoo – Fetish Records (1982) > buy link
  36. Scooter And Jinx – Sonic Youth – DGC (1990) > buy link
  37. Spray Paint The Walls – Black Flag – SST (1981) > buy link
  38. What We Do Is Secret – Germs – Slash Records (1979) > buy link
  39. Forgery – DNA – No More Records (2008)
  40. Final Count Of The Collision Between Us And The Damned – Public Enemy – Def Jam Recordings (1990) > buy link
  41. Stylewild – Lootpack – Stones Throw (1999) > buy link
  42. Jupiter – Galaxy – Music De Wolfe (1982)
  43. Death Threats – Throbbing Gristle – Industrial Records / Celluloid (1978) > buy link
  44. Goodbye Cruel World – Pink Floyd – Columbia (1979) > buy link
  45. In The Hall Of The Mountain Queen – Raymond Scott – Basta (1969/2001) > buy link
  46. Anchor Butter – Daphne Oram – Young Americans (2011) > buy link
  47. Tone Bone Kone – Arthur Russell – Upside Records / Audika (1986/2005) > buy link
  48. Pnoom – Can – Spoon Records (1968/2014) > buy link
  49. fz pseudotimestretch+e+3 – Aphex Twin – Warp (2014) > buy link
  50. I’m In Great Shape – The Beach Boys – Capitol (1966/2011) > buy link
  51. Le Grand Et Le Petit – Ennio Morricone – Cinevox / Modulation (1981)
  52. Light My Fire – J Dilla – Stones Throw (2006) > buy link
  53. Why Hip Hop Sucks In ’96 – DJ Shadow – Mo Wax (1996) > buy link
  54. Melodies In Hinge Creek (Light My Fire) – DJ Vadim – Ninja Tune (1996) > buy link
  55. Untitled – Beck – Bong Load Records (1994)
  56. Here We Are Nowhere – Stiff Little Fingers – Rough Trade (1979) > buy link
  57. Big Ending! – Deja Voodoo – Og Music (1988)
  58. Festival Time – John Baker – BBC Radio Enterprises / Music On Vinyl (1968/2013)
  59. Sleep – They Might Be Giants – Idlewild Recordings (2013) > buy link
  60. Sleeping In A Jar – The Mothers Of Invention – Bizarre Records / Reprise (1969) > buy link
  61. A Short Reprise For Mary Todd, Who Went Insane, But For Very Good Reasons – Sufjan Stevens – Asthmatic Kitty Records (2005) > buy link

luv269

luv269 - Crawlin' On Yer Belly Blues

Crawlin’ On Yer Belly Blues

desperate blues from rock bottom.
photo : Deaf Lucius McGhee
  1. Rolling Log Blues – Lottie Kimbrough – Gennett Records / Mississippi Records (1928/2006) > buy link
  2. Hellhound On My Trail – Robert Johnson – Vocalion / Columbia (1937/1961) > buy link
  3. Gravel Road Blues – Fred McDowell and Fanny Davies – Mississippi Records (1959/2010) > buy link
  4. Broke and Hungry Blues – Peg Leg Howell – Columbia (1929/1969) > buy link
  5. Unhappy Blues – Mississippi Sheiks – Okeh / Third Man Records (1930/2013) > buy link
  6. Country Blues No. 1 – Muddy Waters – Library of Congress / DOXY (1941/2013) > buy link
  7. Devil Got My Woman – Skip James – Paramount / Mississippi Records (1931/2008) > buy link
  8. Mean Old Train – W. B. “Piano Bill” Bryson – Milestone Records (1966)
  9. Jack Ain’t Had No Water – Jack Owens – Testament Records / Mississippi Records / Change Records (1971/2013) > buy link
  10. Heart In Sorrow – Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry – Folkways Records (1958) > buy link
  11. Trouble Brought Me Down – Green Paschal – Mississippi Records (1969/2010) > buy link
  12. Dying Gambler – Blind Willie McTell and Kate McTell – Decca / Third Man Records (1935/2014) > buy link
  13. High Sheriff Blues – Charley Patton – Vocalion / Third Man Records (1934/2014) > buy link
  14. Undertaker Blues – Buster Johnson – Champion / Mississippi Records (1932/2009) > buy link
  15. Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground – Blind Willie Johnson – Columbia / Mississippi Records (1928/2011) > buy link

luv241

Nightfall Blues

everyone is fighting a tough battle against an unfavouring world with strong temptations, doubts and fears. we all get the blues. be kind.
photo : Jeremiah Sudenkirk
Tracklist
  1. Why’d You Do It, Baby? – Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five – Decca / Fantastic Voyage (1948/2013) > buy link
  2. Call It Stormy Monday – T-Bone Walker – Capitol / New World Records (1958/1977) > buy link
  3. My Best Friend – Elmore James – Chess – (1953/1969) > buy link
  4. Fussin’ And Fightin’ Blues – Little Junior’s Blue Flames – Sun Record Company / Charly Records (1953) > buy link
  5. Chains Of Love – Joe Turner – Atlantic (1951/1985) > buy link
  6. Nervous – Willie Dixon with Memphis Slim – Prestige Bluesville / DOL (1960/2013) > buy link
  7. Confusion – Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry – Folkways (1958) > buy link
  8. New Triflin’ Woman – Black Ace – Arhoolie Records (1960/1968) > buy link
  9. I Asked For Water – Howlin’ Wolf – Chess (1956/1969) > buy link
  10. Rain Down Rain – Big Maybelle – Okeh / Stag-O-Lee (1952/2014) > buy link
  11. Stinkin’ Drunk – Gene Phillips & His Rhythm Aces – Modern / Fantastic Voyage (1948/2013) > buy link
  12. Rain Is A Bringdown – Ruth Brown – Atlantic (1950/1986) > buy link
  13. Sinner’s Prayer – Ray Charles – Atlantic / DOXY (1957/2012) > buy link
  14. Bloody Murder – Otis Spann – Blue Horizon / Columbia (1968/1969) > buy link
  15. Cold In The Evening – J. D. Edwards – Imperial Records (1953/1969) > buy link
  16. This Old Life – Sonny Boy Williamson – Chess (1960/1969) > buy link
  17. Dead Man’s Blues – Scatman Crothers – Stag-O-Lee (1948/2014) > buy link

luv237

Fell

mixtape #3 in this series of seasonal soundscapes mirrors the changes happening in the cool crispness of fall. autumnal audio.
photo : Autumn Waters
Tracklist
  1. September Song – Django Reinhardt et le Quintette du Hot Club de France – Barclay (1947/1975) > buy link
  2. My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion – The Flaming Lips – Warner Bros. (2006) > buy link
  3. Autumn Sweater – Yo La Tengo – Matador (1997) > buy link
  4. October – Pivot – Warp (2008) > buy link
  5. excerpt from Wind In The Trees – Syntonic Research, Inc. (1974)
  6. October Country – October Country – Epic (1968)
  7. Autumn Almanac – The Kinks – Pye Records / Golden Hour (1967/1971) > buy link
  8. Harvest Breed – Nick Drake – Island (1972) > buy link
  9. Girl From The North Country – Bob Dylan – Columbia (1963) > buy link
  10. excerpt from Fall – Walter Carlos – Columbia (1972)
  11. Night Of The Vampire – The Moontrekkers – Parlophone / Acced Records (1961/2012) > buy link
  12. November – Neu! – Grönland Records (1985/2010) > buy link
  13. Rose Hip November – Vashti Bunyan – Philips / Dicristina (1970/2004) > buy link
  14. Autumn 2 – Vivaldi Recomposed by Max Richter – Deutsche Grammophon (2012) > buy link
  15. Comin’ Back To Me – Jefferson Airplane – RCA Victor (1967) > buy link
  16. Autumn – Joanna Newsom – Drag City (2010) > buy link

luv185

Phonograph Blues

an old time blues mix for the dog days of summer made with sides from the first half of the last century.
true blues. original blues. timeless blues.
image : Muddy Waters with his first record, 1941
Tracklist:
  1. Midnight Hour Blues – Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell – Vocalion Records / Columbia (1932/1969) > buy link
  2. 4, 5 and 9 – Leadbelly – Smithsonian Folkways Records (1948/1989) > buy link
  3. Feather Bed – Cannon’s Jug Stompers – Victor / DOXY (1928/2009) > buy link
  4. Cairo Blues – Henry Spaulding – Brunswick / Mississippi Records (1929/2009) > buy link
  5. That’s No Way To Get Along – Robert Wilkins – Brunswick – Mississippi Records (1929/2006) > buy link
  6. I’m Going Home – Charlie Patton – Paramount / Third Man Records (1929/2013) > buy link
  7. Christians Fight On, Your Time Ain’t Long – Bo Weavil Jackson – Paramount / Mississippi Records (1926/2008) > buy link
  8. Hard Time Killin’ Floor Blues – Skip James – Paramount / Mississippi Records (1931/2008) > buy link
  9. Sitting On Top Of The World – Mississippi Sheiks – Okeh / Third Man Records (1930/2013) > buy link
  10. You Got to Get Sick and Die Some of These Days – Muddy Waters – Library of Congress / DOXY (1942/2013) > buy link
  11. Church Bells – Kid Prince Moore – Decca / Mississippi Records (1936/2006) > buy link
  12. Phonograph Blues – Robert Johnson – Vocalion Records / Columbia (1936/1970) > buy link
  13. Down On Me – Eddie Head & His Family – Okeh / Mississippi Records (1930/2010) > buy link
  14. Lonesome Road Blues – Cryin’ Sam Collins (a.k.a. Salty Dog Sam) – Perfect Records / Mississippi Records (1931/2009) > buy link
  15. Love Changing Blues – Blind Willie McTell – Victor / Third Man Records (1929/2013) > buy link
  16. Bull Doze Blues – Henry Thomas – Vocalion Records / Mississippi Records (1928/2010) > buy link

luv167

Six Souls In My Hollow Body

one person. one acoustic guitar. six voices, seven if they sing. a sea of emotion. a world of music. a history of song. a story to be told. a time to play. a string to ring.
photo : the inside of an Oskar Graf guitar

*this mix is dedicated to the memory of the great Stompin’ Tom Connors.
Tracklist:
  1. Georgia Buck – Precious Bryant – Mississippi Records (1969/2010) > buy link
  2. The Last Steam Engine Train – John Fahey – Takoma Records / 4 Men With Beards (1967/2012) > buy link
  3. Blackberry Blossom – Sam McGee – Arhoolie Records (1971) > buy link
  4. Fannin Street – Leadbelly – Smithsonian Folkways (1948/1989) > buy link
  5. I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow – Norman Blake – Lost Highway (2000) > buy link
  6. The Time Is Right – Michael Hurley and Amy Boute – Mississippi Records (1968/2009) > buy link
  7. Round About Midnight – Baden Powell – Musidisc (1966) > buy link
  8. Black Eyed Dog – Nick Drake – Island / Universal (1974/2004) > buy link
  9. Golden Valleys As Seen From The East – Harris Newman – Strange Attractors Audio House (2007) > buy link
  10. Wished I Was In Heaven Sitting Down – Fred McDowell – Alan Lomax Archives / Mississippi Records (1959/2011) > buy link
  11. Upward Over The Mountain – Iron & Wine – Sub Pop (2002) > buy link
  12. Water Verses – Harry Taussig – Takoma Records / 4 Men With Beards (1967/2012) > (searching for buy link)
  13. Sugar Mountain – Neil Young – Reprise (1968/2008) > buy link
  14. Instrumental – Eddie Lee “Mustright” Jones – Mississippi Records / Sutro Park / Change (1965/2011) > (searching for buy link)
  15. Kindhearted Woman Blues – Robert Johnson – Columbia (1936/1961) > buy link
  16. Peteneras – Sanchez Granada – Folkways Records (1956) > (searching for buy link)
  17. Tomorrow Is A Long Time – Bob Dylan – Columbia (1971) > buy link
  18. Vaseline Machine Gun – Leo Kottke – Takoma Records (1968) > buy link
  19. Around The Bay And Back Again – Tom Connors – Rebel Records (1969) > buy link