80 Years of WESU: Episode 05

Air Date: 2019-07-03

Episode 05’s music pays homage to DJ Sabatoge of Transmission 28 Dayze LATER and DJ Reila of Rhyme and Reason.

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J Dilla “Give Them What They Want” from The Diary 2016

Blu “Steel Remains (Raw)” from Open 2011

Roc Marciano “Tek To A Mack” from Reloaded 2012

Danny Brown “Blunt After Blunt” from XXX 2011

Rapsody “Godzilla” from Beauty And The Beast 2015

Elzhi “Halftime” from Elmatic 2011

De La Soul “Memory of… (Us)[Feat. Estelle & Pete Rock]” from And the Anonymous Nobody 2016

milo “an encyclopedia” from so the flies don’t come 2015

Homeshake “Khmlwugh” from Fresh Air 2017

James Blake “Timeless” from The Colour In Anything 2016

Bibio “All the Flowers” from Ambivalence Avenue 2009

STRFKR “Reptilians” from Reptilians 2011

Mount Kimbie “Blood and Form” from Cold Spring Fault Less Youth 2013

Mac Demarco “Freaking Out The Neighborhood” from 2 2012

The New Pornographers “All the Old Showstoppers” from Challengers 2007

Volume 03 Episode 55 – Love the Sound

Air Date: 2019-07-02

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre “Feel So Good” from Tepid Peppermint Wonderland: A Retrospective 2004

The Twilight Sad “I/m Not Here [missing face]” from It Won/t Be Like This All The Time 2019 N

The Cranberries “Catch Me If You Can” from In The End 2019 N

UNKLE “Days And Nights (feat. Dhani Harrison)” from The Road: Part II / Lost Highway 2019 N

Snapped Ankles “Hanging With the Moon” from Come Play The Trees 2017

Tubeway Army “Bombers” from Bombers 1978

White Denim “All Consolation” from Fits 2009

Son Volt “Broadsides” from Union 2019 N

Black Prarie “Fortune” from Fortune 2014

Nirvana “Home (Reconstruction)” from Lullabies for Catatonics: A Journey Through the British Avant-Pop/Art Rock Scene 1967-74 2019 N V/A – Originally released in 1971 on “Local Anaesthetic”

Goat “Det Som Aldrig Förändras / Diarabi” from World Music (Deluxe Edition) 2012

Freddie Hubbard “Samba for Maria” from I Am Your Melody / Samba For Maria 1988

80 Years of WESU: Episode 04

Air Date: 2019-06-26

Episode 04’s music pays homage to Chip Austin of Unfocused Folk and Deni Young of Lovin’ the 70s.

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Harpeth Rising “The Raid” from Shifted 2015

Simon & Garfunkel “The Dangling Conversation” from Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme 1966

Driftwood “Tree of Shade” from Tree of Shade 2019 N

Danny Schmidt “Agents of Change” from Standard Deviation 2019 N

Bob Dylan “If You See Her, Say Hello (Take 1, Remake)” from More Blood, More Tracks The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 (Deluxe Edition) 2018

David Olney “Ferris Wheel” from Don’t Try To Fight It 2017

The Kennedys “Better Dreams” from Better Dreams 2008

Dar Williams “Closer To Me” from Many Great Companions 2010

Bruce Springsteen “Sleepy Joe’s Café” from Western Stars 2019 N

Elvis Presley “Got My Mojo Working/Keep Your Hands Off Of It” from Elvis Country (Legacy Edition) 2012

The Beatles “I Me Mine” from Anthology 3 1996 – Recorded At EMI Studios, London, January 3rd, 1970

The Moody Blues “Question” from Live At The BBC 1967-1970 2007 – Recorded on the Lulu TV Show August 29th, 1970

The Who “A Quick One (While He’s Away)” from Live At The Fillmore East 1968 2018

Creedence Clearwater Revival “Effigy” from Willy and the Poor Boys 1969

Volume 03 Episode 54 – Doctor John

Air Date: 2019-06-25

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Dr. John “My Children, My Angels” from Locked Down 2012

Dr. John, The Night Tripper “Mama Roux” from Gris-Gris 1968

Dr. John “The Lonesome Guitar Strangler” from Babylon 1969

Dr. John “Somebody Changed The Lock” from Dr. John’s Gumbo 1972

Dr. John “Peace Brother Peace” from In The Right Place 1973

Bloomfield, Hammond, and Dr. John “Rock Me Baby” from Triumvirate 1973

Dr. John and Sarah Morrow “I Walk on Guilded Splinters” from The Musical Mojo Of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac And His Music 2016 – Recorded live on May 3, 2014 at New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre

Dr. John and Bruce Springsteen “Right Place Wrong Time” from The Musical Mojo Of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac And His Music 2016 – Recorded live on May 3, 2014 at New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre

Dr. John “What Comes Around (Goes Around)” from Desitively Bonnaroo 1974

Dr. John and the Lower 911 “Stripped Away” from The City That Care Forgot 2009

Dr. John and the Lower 911 “When I’m Right (I’m Wrong)” from Tribal 2010

Dr. John “Creole Moon” from Creole Moon 2001

80 Years of WESU: Episode 03

Air Date: 2019-06-19

Episode 03’s music pays homage to Erik Jacobson, Johnny Analog of Life Is a Killer, and Eloise Tencher of International Music Hour.

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Mood Swing “God Leaves Home” from WESU Demo Tape

Carey And Lurrie Bell “The Road Is So Long” from Alligator Records 45th Anniversary Collection 2016 V/A

Charlie Parr “Manifold” from While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records 2014 V/A

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite “I Ride At Dawn” from Get Up! 2013

Otis Taylor “Your 10 Dollar Bill” from Otis Taylor’s Contraband 2012

The Cash Box Kings “Jon Burge Blues” from Hail To The Kings! 2019 N

Taj Mahal “Leaving Trunk” from The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus [2019 Expanded Edition] 2019 N

Toronzo Cannon “Bad Contract” from The Chicago Way 2016

Souad Massi “Sa’imtou” from El Mutakallimun 2015

Io senza te “Peter, Sue & Marc”. Released: 1981

Axelle Red/Sylvie Vartan “Son of a Preacher Man” from Irrésistiblement Sylvie 1999

Amália Rodrigues “Povo Que Lavas No Rio” from Amália Rodrigues 1962

Pink Martini “Finnisma DI” from Je Dis Oui! 2016

Volume 03 Episode 53 – I’m a Setting Sun

Air Date: 2019-06-18

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Jade Bird “Love Has All Been Done Before” from Jade Bird 2019 N

Guided By Voices “Cool Jewels And Aprons” from Warp And Woof 2019 N

The Residents “Smack Your Lips (Clap Your Teeth)” from The Mole Box 2019 N Originally released in 1982 on “The Tunes of Two Cities”

Hiroshi Sato “Say Goodbye” from Pacific Breeze (Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1976-1986) 2019 N V/A Originally released in 1982 on “Awakenings”

The Dandy Warhols “Next Thing I Know” from Why You So Crazy 2019 N

The Orchids “Tiny Words” from Big Gold Dreams – A Story of Scottish Independent Music 1977-1989 2019 N V/A Originally released in 1988 on the single “Underneath The Window, Underneath The Sink”

Karen O & Danger Mouse “Turn The Light” from Lux Prima 2019 N

David Gray “Gold In A Brass Age” from Gold In A Brass Age 2019 N

Murder by Death “Street Spirit (Fade Out)” from As You Wish: Kickstarter Covers Vol 3 2019 N Original artist: Radiohead

The Roches “Hammond Song” from The Roches 1979

Billie Eilish “I Love You” from When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? 2019 N

Drugdealer “Honey” from Raw Honey 2019 N

The Monkees “Of You (1969 Mono Mix)” from The Monkees Present [2013 Rhino Handmade Deluxe Edition] 2013

Gene Clark & Doug Dillard “Don’t Let Me Down” from Through The Morning Through The Night 1969 Original artist: The Beatles

80 Years of WESU: Episode 02

Episode 02’s music pays homage to David Ruder, of Radio Art Transmission, and Charles Henry, of Afternoon Jazz.

Air Date: 2019-06-12

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Canned Travolta “Time To Change (With Special Superstar Guest Jeff Olson The Cowboy From the Village People)” from Time to Change 1997

Tex Rubinowitz “Hot Rod Man” from Hot Rod Man 1979

Shooby Taylor “Shooby Intro” from The Human Horn 1983

Shooby Taylor “Lift Every Voice and Sing” from The Human Horn 1983

Alec K. Redfearn and The Eyesores “Hatful Of Rain” from Bent At The Waist [2018 Remaster] 2018 Originally Released in 2000

Jenny Toomey “Your Inarticulate Boyfriend” from Tempting 2002

Charlie Parker “Scrapple From The Apple” from The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes 2002O riginally released in 1949 on “Charlie Parker No. 3”

Doug Watkins Quintet “One Guy” from Soulnik 1960

Chet Baker “Soft Winds” from Chet Baker in New York 1958

Coleman Hawkins “Speak Low” from The Hawk Relaxes 1961

Kenny Burrell “Scotch Blues” from Blue Lights Volume 1 1958

Sonny Rollins “I’m An Old Cowhand” from Way Out West [60th Anniversary Deluxe Edition] 2018 Originally released in 1957

Volume 03 Episode 52 – Watchmen with Their Eyes Closed

Air Date: 2019-06-11

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MewithoutYou “Tortoises All the Way Down” from [Untitled] Album 2018

Karl Hector & The Malcouns “Hymnin5 (Extended)” from Non Ex Orbis 2019 N

Adrian Belew “Wait to Worry” from Pop Sided 2019 N

Sparks “Scandinavian Design” from Hippopotamus 2017

UNKLE “Long Gone (feat. Tessa Angus, YSÉE)” from The Road: Part II / Lost Highway 2019 N

Yoni & Geti “I, Testarossa (Almost Live from Russian Recording)” from Joyful Noise Rarities Vol. 1 2019 N V/A

Whitehorse “St. James Infirmary” from The Northern South Vol. 2 2019 N

Neil Young “Nobody’s Story” from Dead Man [2019 Reissue] 2019 NOriginally released in 1996

Exuma “Exuma, The Obeah Man” from Exuma 1970

Grateful Dead “Cassidy (Live at R.F.K. Stadium, Washington D.C. 7/12/89)” from R.F.K. Stadium Washington D.C. 1989 (Live) 1989.07.12-13 2017

80 Years of WESU: Episode 01

2019 is WESU Middletown’s 80th birthday!  In celebration of this momentous milestone, I’m producing “80 Years of WESU”, a weekly show that features music selected or inspired by current and former staff members!

Episode 01’s music pays homage to Rick Reaction, of Sunset Loops, and Lord Lewis, The Velvet Knight, of The Rumpus Room.

Air Date: 2019-06-05

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Th Faith Healers “Mother Sky” from Lido 1992 Original artist: Can

Quickspace “Song for Someone” from Quickspace 1996

Laika “Sugar Daddy” from Silver Apples of the Moon 1995

Stereolab “Nihilist Assault Group” from Mars Audiac Quintet (Expanded Edition) Originally released in 1994

The High Llamas “Market Traders” from Santa Barbara 1992

The Meltdown “Better Days” from The Meltdown 2017

Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno “Shuffle Them Shoes” from 1000 Watts 2016

Charles Bradley “Ain’t It a Sin” from Changes 2016

Renegades of Jazz “Lucifer’s Rising” from Paradise Lost 2015

Afternoons in Stereo “Driving to Montenegro” from 5 2013

Bixiga 70 “Ilha Vizinha” from Quebra Cabeça 2018

Volume 03 Episode 51 – You Know Your Limit

Air Date: 2019-06-04

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Nilüfer Yanya “Give Up Function” from Miss Universe 2019

Nilüfer Yanya “Heavyweight Champion Of The Year.” from Miss Universe 2019

King Tuff “Livin On a Star” from Fragments du Monde Flottant 2019

Jakob Dylan “Expecting To Fly (feat. Regina Spektor)” from Echo in the Canyon [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 2019 Original artist: Buffalo Springfield

Luna “Letter to Hermione” from A Sentimental Education 2017 Original artist: David Bowie

Ghost Light “Keep Your Hands to Yourself” from Best Kept Secrets 2019

Speedy Ortiz “Backslidin'” from Twerp Verse 2018

Joe Jackson “Fabulously Absolute” from Fool 2019

Swervedriver “Mary Winter” from Future Ruins 2019

Jih “Big Blue Ocean” from Big Gold Dreams – A Story of Scottish Independent Music 1977-1989 2019 Originally released as a single in 1985

Bananarama “Aie A Mwana [Afro Tribal Version]” from Gary Crowley’s Lost 80s 2019 Originally released as a single in 1981

Cage The Elephant “NIght Running (feat. Beck)” from Social Cues 2019

Ibibio Sound Machine “Basquiat” from Doko Mien 2019

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, & James McAlister “Saturn” from Planetarium 2017