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March 23rd, 2014 > odd pop

Sprung

here’s the start of a new mix series for 2014 dedicated to the sounds of the seasons. this collection of tunes focuses on spring and all the glories of nature’s reawakening after the long dark sleep of winter. spring has sprung. enjoy the thaw.
photo : Lof Faddis
Tracklist:
  1. You Can Never Hold Back Spring – Tom Waits – Anti- (2006/2009) > buy link
  2. Sprout And The Bean – Joanna Newsom – Drag City (2004) > buy link
  3. Spring 1 – Vivaldi Recomposed by Max Richter – Deutsche Grammophon (2012) > buy link
  4. Canada In Springtime – The Free Design – Ambrotype Records Inc. / Light In The Attic (1972/2004) > buy link
  5. Águas de Março – Elis Regina – Philips (1972) > buy link
  6. I Set My Face To The Hillside – Tortoise – Thrill Jockey (1998) > buy link
  7. Something About April – Adrian Younge ft. Venice Dawn – Wax Poetics Records (2011) > buy link
  8. Images Of April – Nobody – Ubiquity (2003) > buy link
  9. Flowers Never Bend With The Rainfall – Simon & Garfunkel – Columbia (1966) > buy link
  10. excerpt from Spring – Walter Carlos – Columbia (1972) > (searching for buy link)
  11. Many Coloured Semi Precious Plastic Easter Eggs – Peter Sarstedt – United Artists Records (1969) > (searching for buy link)
  12. Come To The Sunshine – Van Dyke Parks – MGM Records / Bananastan Records (1966/2011) > buy link
  13. Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah – Bob-B-Soxx and the Blue Jeans – Philles Records / Sundazed (1963/2012) > buy link
  14. Les Fleur – Minnie Riperton – GRT / Original Sound Track Recordings (1972/2001) > buy link

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March 9th, 2014 > odd pop, rock 'n' roll

Tomorrow Will Be Yesterday

a journey through the nineties with indie rock ‘n’ odd pop guiding the way. those who were there beware of giant nostalgia swells.
photo : Penny Jane
Tracklist:
  1. 6’1” – Liz Phair – Matador (1993) > buy link
  2. Gong Gong – Sportsguitar – Derivative (1994/1996) > buy link
  3. Desert Island – The Magnetic Fields – Merge Records (1994) > buy link
  4. Bird Dream Of The Olympus Mons – Pixies – 4AD (1991) > buy link
  5. Sugarcube – Yo La Tengo – Matador (1997) > buy link
  6. When You Sleep – My Bloody Valentine – Creation (1991) > buy link
  7. Daydream – Smashing Pumpkins – Hut Recordings / Virgin (1991) > buy link
  8. Ghost Ship In A Storm – Jim O’Rourke – Drag City (1999) > buy link
  9. Dirty Dream Number Two – Belle & Sebastian – Matador (1998) > buy link
  10. Ping Pong – Stereolab – Duophonic (1994) > buy link
  11. Another Planet – The Notwist – Community (1998) > buy link
  12. The Slide Song – Spiritualized – Dedicated (1995) > buy link
  13. Planet Telex – Radiohead – Parlophone / EMI (1995) > buy link
  14. All Apologies – Nirvana – Geffen (1993) > buy link
  15. Cold Brains – Beck – Bong Load Records (1998) > buy link
  16. Buddy – Lemonheads – Atlantic (1992) > buy link
  17. Tomorrow Will Be Like Today – Money Mark – Mo Wax (1998) > buy link

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Plays Well With Others

Mr. & Mrs. Eno;
Your son Brian Eno is a remarkable student with his musical abilities and the fact that he plays well with others being his most obvious strengths. Attached to this note is a snippet of the production and collaboration works he has been involved with over the years. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.
St. Joseph’s College, Ipswich
image : an / eno / potthast / luv / collaboration
Tracklist:
  1. Bass Trap – U2 – Island (1985) > buy link
  2. The Belldog – Eno, Moebius, Roedelius – Sky Records (1978) > buy link
  3. Bone Jump – Brian Eno with Jon Hopkins & Leo Abrahams – Warp (2010) > buy link
  4. Moonlight In Glory – Brian Eno & David Byrne – Sire (1981) > buy link
  5. Moonlight Africa – Edikanfo – E.G. Records (1981) > (searching for buy link)
  6. I Zimbra – Talking Heads – Sire (1979) > buy link
  7. African Night Flight – David Bowie – RCA (1979) > buy link
  8. Helen Fordsdale – Mars – Antilles / Soul Jazz (1978/2003) > (searching for buy link)
  9. Not Moving – DNA – Antilles / No More Records (1978/2008) > (searching for buy link)
  10. Gut Feeling (Slap Your Mammy) – Devo – Warner Bros (1978) > buy link
  11. I Want To Be A Machine – Ultravox – Island (1977) > buy link
  12. Seedpods – Brian Eno And The Worlds Of Rick Holland ft. Caroline Wildi – Warp (2011) > buy link
  13. There Was A Saviour Interlude I – John Cale – Opal Records / Warner Bros. (1989) > (searching for buy link)
  14. Everything That Happens – David Byrne & Brian Eno – Todomundo (2008) > buy link

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November 17th, 2013 > odd pop, rock 'n' roll

You Can See The End From Here

a melancholy mix of odd pop that leapfrogs over decades and captures the feeling of fall.
image : Stephen Lebovits mixed & mashed with luv
Tracklist:
  1. Absolutely Cuckoo – The Magnetic Fields – Merge (1999) > buy link
  2. Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind – Vashti Bunyan – DiCristina (1965/2007) > buy link
  3. Stockholm Syndrome – Yo La Tengo – Matador (1997) > buy link
  4. Mellifera – Clare and The Reasons – Frog Stand Records (2009) > buy link
  5. Blame Mark Griffey – Ape School – Hometapes / Needless Records (2012) > (searching for buy link)
  6. Waitin’ for a Superman – The Flaming Lips – Warner Bros. (1999) > buy link
  7. Cause – Rodriguez – Sussex / Light In The Attic (1971/2012) > buy link
  8. Half A World Away – R.E.M. – Warner Bros. / BRS (1991/1992) > buy link
  9. On A Good Day – Joanna Newsom – Drag City (2010) > buy link
  10. Duchess – Scott Walker – Philips (1969) > buy link
  11. Big Bird In A Small Cage – Patrick Watson – Secret City Records (2009) > buy link
  12. Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want – The Smiths – Rough Trade (1984) > buy link
  13. Caught In The Briars – Iron & Wine – Nonesuch Records (2013) > buy link
  14. Everyone – Van Morrison – Warner Bros. (1970) > buy link

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October 13th, 2013 > odd pop, rock 'n' roll

A Selection Of Pop Confection

this mix of bubblegum pop and Saturday morning groovy tunes will give your eardrums cavities. so sugary sweet that you won’t be able to stop listening; turning your life into a never ending Scooby-Doo chase montage. goody goody gumdrops!
image : luv hearts
Tracklist:
  1. The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana) – The Banana Splits – Decca (1968) > buy link
  2. Down At Lulu’s – The Kasenetz-Katz Super Circus – Buddah Records (1969) > (searching for buy link)
  3. Sugar, Sugar – The Archies – RCA Victor (1969) > buy link
  4. That’s That – The Hardy Boys – RCA Victor (1969) > buy link
  5. Mary, Mary – The Monkees – Colgems / RCA Victor (1966) > buy link
  6. Michigan Mints – Marshmallow Way – United Artists Records (1969) > (searching for buy link)
  7. I Can Feel Your Heartbeat – The Partridge Family – Bell Records (1970) > buy link
  8. One Bad Apple – The Osmonds – Polydor (1970) > buy link
  9. Sugar Daddy – The Jackson 5 – Motown (1971) > buy link
  10. We’re All Together (Playing In The Band) – Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids – Kid Stuff Records (1972/1980) > (searching for buy link)
  11. Hej, Me I’m Riding – Lee Hazelwood – Viking / Smells Like Records (1972/1999) > (searching for buy link)
  12. My Hero, Zero – Bob Dorough – Capitol (1973) > (searching for buy link)
  13. Sweet Dreams (Do Come True) – Keith – Mercury Records (1967) > buy link
  14. Mellow Yellow – Donovan – Epic (1967) > buy link
  15. Rice Is Nice – Lemon Pipers – Buddah Records (1968) > buy link
  16. Geometry Alley – The Mystic Astrologic Crystal Band featuring Steve Hoffman – GNP Crescendo / Get Back (1967/1998) > (searching for buy link)
  17. I Think We’re Alone Now – Tommy James & The Shondells – Roulette Records (1967) > buy link
  18. Goody Goody Gumdrops – 1910 Fruitgum Company – Buddah Records (1968) > buy link

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Taking The Long Way Home

three years runnin’ and 165 mixtapes deep, pretty good fun so far. time to head homeward. here’s a journey from one side of the Atlantic to the other, takin’ the long way round soaking up sounds from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. i hope you’ve enjoyed the trip so far.
photo : the journey
Tracklist:
  1. As I Recall It – Donovan – Epic (1968) Scotland > buy link
  2. Le temps de l’amour – Françoise Hardy – Disques Vogue / DOXY (1962/2013) France > buy link
  3. Omicidio per Vocazione – Stefano Torossi – Lo Recordings (1967/2002) Italy > (searching for buy link)
  4. Congolaise Benin Ye – Le Super Borgou de Parakou – Albarika Store / Analog Africa (1975/2008) Benin > buy link
  5. Mabala – Yahoos – Kona Records (2001) Kenya > buy link
  6. Oriental Mood – Salah Ragab and the Cairo Jazz Band – Art Yard / Kindred Spirits (1973/2009) Egypt > buy link
  7. Osman Pehlivan – Arif Sag – Topkapi Plak / Bully Records (2008) Turkey > (searching for buy link)
  8. Dum Maro Dum (live) – Asha Bhosie w/ R.D. Burman – Guerilla Reissues (????) India > buy link
  9. untitled track 1, side b – The Thai Orchestra – Mississippi Records / Exiled (2007) Thailand > (searching for buy link)
  10. Koi No Yorokobi – Sayuri Yoshinaga with Schoolmates – Victor / Big Beat Records (1967/2013)  Japan > (searching for buy link)
  11. Kuda Lumping – unknown musicians – Mississippi Records (2011) Indonesia > (searching for buy link)
  12. Lunarcito (Song About a Birthmark) – Serapio Mejia Ayala & Vicente Apaza Uscamaita – Folkways Records (1962) Peru > buy link
  13. Imagens do Recife – Quinteto Violado – Philips (1972) Brazil > (searching for buy link)
  14. Cumbia Cienaguera – Conjunto Tipico Vallenato – Discos Fuentes / Domino Sound (2009) Columbia > buy link
  15. Tribute To Collie Smith – Laurel Aitken and the Boogie Cats – Caribou / Reggae Retro (1999) Jamaica > buy link
  16. Guantanamera Al Rey de la Melodia – Joseito Fernández – Areito (????) Cuba > (searching for buy link)
  17. Kaw Liga – Hank Williams – MGM Records / PolyGram Records (1952/1987) U.S.A. > buy link
  18. Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot – Reprise (1973) Canada > buy link

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AMPMFM2 Radio’s Summer Fun Mix 2006!

this is a radio special Sloppy Joe did during his brief stint at WNDE back in 2006 (seems he had a different definition of “hits” then the station did). a fun mix of music designed to compliment the heat with groovin’ and good times. we hope you all have a great summer.
image : sweet daddy luv
Tracklist:
  1. WNDE All Hit Music station ID – Concrete Concepts – Concrete Concepts (????)
  2. Come Go With Me – Del-Vikings – Mercury (1957) > buy link
  3. Multiply – Jamie Lidell – Warp (2005) > buy link
  4. Where I’m From – Digable Planets – Blue Note (1993/2005) > buy link
  5. WNDE All Hit Music station ID – Concrete Concepts – Concrete Concepts (????)
  6. L’Encule Le Plus Cool De La Planete – Cuizinier – Disque Primeur (2005) > (searching for buy link)
  7. Yes We Can Can – The Pointer Sisters – Blue Thumb Records (1973) > buy link
  8. WNDE All Hit Music station ID – Concrete Concepts – Concrete Concepts (????)
  9. Hell Yes – Beck – Interscope (2005) > buy link
  10. Feel Good Inc. – Gorillaz – Parlophone (2005) > buy link
  11. Sittin’ On The Dock of the Bay – The Voltage – Fat City Recordings (2005) > (searching for buy link)
  12. Flop We – DJ/Rupture ft. Junior Cat – Tigerbeat6 (2004) > buy link
  13. WNDE All Hit Music station ID – Concrete Concepts – Concrete Concepts (????)
  14. Lysine – Max Tundra ft. Becky Jacobs – Domino (2002) > buy link
  15. What It Look Like – Spank Rock – Big Dada (2006) > buy link
  16. Time Has Come Today – The Chambers Brothers – Columbia / Knight Records (1966/1990) > buy link
  17. Kick Yo Booty – Crazy Girl – Tummy Touch (2005) > buy link
  18. WNDE All Hit Music station ID – Concrete Concepts – Concrete Concepts (????)
  19. Turn Into Something – Animal Collective – Fat Cat (2005) > buy link
  20. Freedom of ’76 – Ween – Grand Royal (1994) > buy link
  21. WNDE All Hit Music station ID – Concrete Concepts – Concrete Concepts (????)

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2 Lives Left

pixelated ‘lectro funk that was trapped inside your Commodore 64 but still had 2 lives left.
image : Quinton Macrina
Tracklist:
  1. intro and excerpt from Loon to Water-Turkey – Roger Tory Peterson & Dr. Arthur A. Allen – The Peterson Field Guide Series
  2. K9 Law – Spacepimp – Clear (1995) > (searching for buy link)
  3. Whoo Haa (La Funk Mob Remix) – Busta Rhymes – white label (????) > (searching for buy link)
  4. Sex (Groundsaliva Remix) – Slugabed – Ninja Tune (2012) > buy link
  5. Hide In From The Day – Super Collider – Loaded (1999) > buy link
  6. Torque – Arcadion – DC Recordings (2009) > buy link
  7. Slow (Chemical Brothers Remix) – Kylie Minogue – white label (2004) > buy link
  8. Analog Worms Attack (Oizark Remix) – Mr. Oizo – F Communications (1999) > (searching for buy link)
  9. Easy Easy – TNGHT – Warp (2012) > buy link
  10. Wash Your Hands – JJ Doom – Lex Records (2012) > buy link
  11. Something Fresh To Swing To (Instrumental) – Levi 167 – B-Boy Records / DC Recordings (1987/1997) > buy link
  12. Cryptic Motion – Squarepusher – Ed Banger Records (2010) > buy link
  13. Polkadot Blues – Hudson Mohawk – Warp (2009) > buy link
  14. Rewind! (Vocal) – Cylob – Rephlex (1998) > (searching for buy link)
  15. Rough Treat – Loser – Cheap (2000) > (searching for buy link)
  16. Gravitron – Otto Von Schirach – Monkeytown Records (2012) > buy link
  17. Bamboo Of The South, Wood Of The North – Randy Barracuda – Losonofono (2012) > buy link
  18. Red Yellow & Blue (White Williams Mix) – Born Ruffians – Warp (2008) > (searching for buy link)
  19. excerpt from White-crowned Sparrow to Chestnut-collared Longspur – Roger Tory Peterson & Dr. Arthur A. Allen – The Peterson Field Guide Series

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Becoming Invisible

that fine balance between laid back and lo down, anxiety-ridden and hi tension, need and want, overpowering intensity and strung out bliss. that feeling one gets when they are becoming invisible.
image : Nara Dreamland in Japan
Tracklist:
  1. Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space – Spiritualized – Dedicated (1997) > buy link
  2. Wig – Gray – Plush Safe Records (2010) > buy link
  3. She’s My Witch – Kip Tyler – Stag-O-Lee (1958/2012) > buy link
  4. Pillar Of Salt – Gray – Plush Safe Records (2010) > buy link
  5. In Mirrors – Colin Stetson – Constellation (2013) > buy link
  6. Molly – Elmer Bernstein and his Orchestra – Decca / DOXY (1956/2011) > buy link
  7. excerpt from Kluster 2 (electric music) – Kluster – Schwann / Bureau B (1970/2012) > buy link
  8. Lover Man – Charlie Parker – Society (1946/1966) > buy link
  9. Twilight Mushrooms – Slum – Warp (1999) > (searching for buy link)
  10. Floating In Ecstasy – Actress – Werk Discs / Ninja Tune (2013) > buy link
  11. Bastard Spirit – Shackleton – Woe To The Septic Heart! (2010) > buy link
  12. Trikco – Speedy J & Chris Liebing – Novamute (2004) > (searching for buy link)
  13. Metal Machine Music : The Amine β Ring A-1 – Lou Reed – RCA (1975) > buy link
  14. Untitled – King Midas Sound – Hyperdub (2010) > buy link
  15. Music For Babies – Howie B. – Polydor (1996) > buy link
  16. Akaka Falls – Arthur Lyman – HiFi Records / Sparton (1958) > buy link
  17. Nem Um Talvez – Miles Davis – Columbia (1972) > buy link
  18. Hologrammic Dub – DJ Spooky – Asphodel (1996) > buy link
  19. She Found Now – My Bloody Valentine – MBV Records (2013) > buy link
  20. Extended Voices – Toshi Ichyanagi – Odyssey (1967) > (searching for buy link)
  21. Mood For A Summer Sundown – Experimental Audio Research – Sympathy For The Record Industry (1996) > buy link
  22. Sway – Seefeel – Warp (2010) > buy link
  23. Smile – Ural Thomas – Mississippi Records / Change (2011) > (searching for buy link)

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For Everyone

i love Burt Bacharach, from his schmaltzy pop to his inventive soundtrack work. here are 27 reasons why.
happy 85th birthday Burt! thanks for the hits, much luv.
photo : Burt Bacharach moment by monojussi
Tracklist:
  1. Overture (from Promises, Promises) – Burt Bacharach – United Artists Records (1968) > (searching for buy link)
  2. 24 Hours From Tulsa – Burt Bacharach – Kapp Records (1965) > buy link
  3. I Say A Little Prayer – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1967) > buy link
  4. (There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me – Burt Bacharach – Kapp Records (1965) > buy link
  5. Something Big – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1973) > buy link
  6. South American Getaway (from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1969) > buy link
  7. Do You Know The Way To San Jose – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1970) > buy link
  8. Walk On By – Burt Bacharach – Kapp Records (1965) > buy link
  9. Mexican Divorce – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1971) > (searching for buy link)
  10. Italian Fuzz (from After The Fox) – Burt Bacharach – United Artists Records (1966) > buy link
  11. Money Penny Goes For Broke (from Casino Royale) – Burt Bacharach – RCA Victor (1967) > (searching for buy link)
  12. Bird Bath (from After The Fox) – Burt Bacharach – United Artists Records (1966) > buy link
  13. Pussy Cats On Parade (from What’s New Pussycat?) – Burt Bacharach – United Artists Records (1965) > buy link
  14. The Old Fun City (N.Y. Sequence) (from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1969) > buy link
  15. Monterey Peninsula – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1973) > (searching for buy link)
  16. I’ll Never Fall In Love Again – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1970) > buy link
  17. Trains and Boats and Planes – Burt Bacharach – Kapp Records (1965) > buy link
  18. Are You There (With Another Girl) – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1967) > buy link
  19. Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head (from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) – Burt Bacharach ft. B.J. Thomas – A&M (1969) > buy link
  20. Ukeatalia (from After The Fox) – Burt Bacharach – United Artists Records (1966) > buy link
  21. Flying Saucer – First Stop Berlin (from Casino Royale) – Burt Bacharach – RCA Victor (1967) > (searching for buy link)
  22. After The Fox (from After The Fox) – Burt Bacharach ft. Peter Sellers and The Hollies – United Artists Records (1966) > buy link
  23. Bond Street – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1967) > buy link
  24. The Big Cowboys And Indians Fight At Casino Royale; Casino Royale Theme (Reprise) (from Casino Royale) – Burt Bacharach ft. Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – RCA Victor (1967) > (searching for buy link)
  25. Knowing When To Leave – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1970) > buy link
  26. All Kinds Of People – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1971) > (searching for buy link)
  27. What The World Needs Now Is Love – Burt Bacharach – A&M (1967) > buy link

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