Volume 03 Episode 141 – Any Other Story

Selections from Sunflowers, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, The Warlocks, Agitation Free, Porridge Radio, Liela Moss, Samsara Blues Experiment, Adrian Younge, Aesop Rock, Kamaal Williams, Robert Glasper, Muhsinah, Queen Sheba, Nina Simone, and STS9.

Air Date: 2021-03-16

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Sunflowers “A Conflict Taking Place” from Endless Voyage 2020

Rodrigo Y Gabriela “Mettavolution” from Mettavolution Live 2020 N Recorded live at Le Trianon, Paris, France on October 22, 2019.

The Warlocks “I’m Not Good Enough / Party Like We Used To” from The Chain 2020

Agitation Free “Laila, Pt. II” from Soul Jazz Records presents DEUTSCHE ELEKTRONISCHE MUSIK 4 – Experimental German Rock and Electronic Music 1971-83 2020 N V/A Originally released in 1973 on “2nd”.

Porridge Radio “Homecoming Song” from Every Bad 2020

Liela Moss “Prayers For Rain” from Why Can’t I Be You? (Mojo Presents A Tribute To The Cure) 2021 N V/A Original artist: The Cure.

Samsara Blues Experiment “End Of Forever” from End Of Forever 2020 N

Adrian Younge “Rotten Roses” from The American Negro 2021 N

Aesop Rock “Crystal Sword” from Spirit World Field Guide 2020 N

Kamaal Williams “Toulouse” from Wu Hen 2020

Robert Glasper, Muhsinah, Queen Sheba “Aah Whoa” from Fuck Yo Feelings 2019

Nina Simone “Here Comes The Sun” from Here Comes The Sun 1971 Original artist: The Beatles.

STS9 “New Dawn, New Day” from The Universe Inside 2016

WESU Middletown’s Favorite Songs

WESU is putting together a list of their Favorite Songs! We’d love for our listeners to participate and to share the music that enriches their lives.

Listeners can share their 20 favorite songs via the ballot at this link: http://www.wesufm.org/favorite-songs

Voting is open through April 15th, 2021.

The ballot requires you to submit the song title, recordings artist, and release title. Comments are optional – but they are strongly encouraged!

Once you start filling out the form, you’ll need to complete it in one sitting. It’ll be helpful if you put your list together on paper / in a text document first so you can easily enter it into the form.

Random Questions and Answers:
Q: How should I rank them?
A: #1 should be your favorite and #50 should be your least-favorite of your top #20. If you’re struggling to sort them, don’t! This is supposed to be a fun exercise, not torture!

Q: How will the ballots be counted?
A: Every song on every ballot will be awarded points based on its ranking. We’ll aggregate them into a master list sorted by combined points.

Q: What if some of my favorite songs are embarrassing or not appropriate for WESU airplay?
A: Live your truth! This is about sharing with the music that makes us feel happy, connected, proud, alive, electrified, etc! Share what you love!

Volume 03 Episode 140 – Unkindness of Ravens

Selections from Drive-By Truckers, Joshua Mead, Marissa Nadler, Joni Mitchell, Richard and Linda Thompson, Townes Van Zandt, The Pogues, The Roches, The Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band, Frank Zappa, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, Frank Zappa, London Symphony Orchestra, and Stephen Malkmus.

Air Date: 2021-03-09

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Drive-By Truckers “Tough To Let Go” from The New OK 2020 N

Joshua Mead “Lay Your Conscience Down” from Lay Your Conscience Down 2021 N

Marissa Nadler “I Was Young when I Left Home” from Covers 3 2020 Original artist: Bob Dylan.

Joni Mitchell “Born To Take The Highway” from Archives Volume 1: The Early Years 1963-1967 2020 N Recorded live at The 2nd Fret, March 17, 1967.

Richard & Linda Thompson “Died For Love [Demo Version / Previously Unreleased]” from Hard Luck Stories 1972 – 1982 2020 N

Townes Van Zandt “Silver Ship of Andilar” from Sky Blue 2019

Townes Van Zandt “Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold” from Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972 2013

The Pogues “Boys From The County Hell” from The BBC Sessions 1984 -1986 (Live) 2020 N Recorded live for the The John Peel Show, April 1984.

Joshua Mead “Lay Your Conscience Down” from Lay Your Conscience Down 2021 N

The Roches “The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane” from Moonswept 2007 Written by Roy C. Bennett and Sid Tepper. Originally recorded by The Ames Brothers.

The Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band “I’m Bored” from Gorilla 1967

Frank Zappa “FZ On Varèse” from Zappa Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2020 N V/A

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Boulez “Ionisation” from Zappa Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2020 N V/A

Frank Zappa/London Symphony Orchestra “Envelopes” from Zappa Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2020 N V/A

Stephen Malkmus “ACC Kirtan” from Traditional Techniques 2020

Volume 03 Episode 139 – Put My Shine to Shame

Selections from Belle and Sebastian, David Bowie, Big Country, Sonic Youth, Neil Young With Crazy Horse, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Psychic Temple, Faut Qu’Ça Guinche, Kamasi Washington, and Kamaal Williams.

Air Date: 2021-03-02

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Belle and Sebastian “The Boy Done Wrong Again” from What to Look for in Summer 2020 N Recorded live at the House of Blues, Boston, MA on July 13th, 2019.

David Bowie “Driftin’ Blues/The Jean Genie” from Look At The Moon! (Live Phoenix Festival 97) 2021 N Recorded live at The Phoenix Festival, Long Marston, on July 20th, 1997.

Big Country “Look Away” from Out Beyond The River: The Compulsion Years Anthology 2020 N Recorded live at the The Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow on December 29th, 1993. Previously released in 1994 on “Without the Aid of a Safety Net”.

Sonic Youth “Non-Metal Dude Wearing Metal Tee” from Rarities 2 2020 N Recorded live at CBGB on June 23rd, 1988. Previously released in 1988 on “Silver Rocket”.

Neil Young With Crazy Horse “Like A Hurricane” from Way Down In The Rust Bucket 2021 N Recorded live at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA on November 13th, 1990.

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead “Something Like This” from X: The Godless Void And Other Stories 2020

Psychic Temple “Meditation For Strings, Piccolo Trumpet, And Overdraft Fees” from Houses Of The Holy 2020 N

Faut Qu’Ça Guinche “L’Âme Des Scalpels” from Sixième Sens 2020

Kamasi Washington “Song for Frasier” from Becoming (Music from the Netflix Original Documentary) 2020

Kamaal Williams “Pigalle” from Wu Hen 2020

Who should be featured in March’s Artist Spotlight?

The Last Tuesday Treat for March will be an Artist Spotlight. Going head-to-head for your attention and affection are two workhorses whose lengthy careers are surprisingly overlooked.

Chris Hillman is an original member of The Byrds, founding member of The Flying Burrito Brothers,

Aynsley Dunbar exited John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, joining Jeff Beck before forming his own project, Aynsley Dunbar’s Retaliation. He would later tour and record with Frank Zappa before joining Journey for the first four albums while contributing to Jefferson Starship, Whitesnake, and countless other acts.

Voting is open until March 26th!

Who should be featured in March's Artist Showcase?

  • Chris Hillman (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas) (71%, 5 Votes)
  • Aynsley Dunbar (John Mayall's Blues Breakers, Ansley Dunbar's Retaliation, Frank Zappa) (29%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 7

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Volume 03 Episode 138 – Distilled Discographies: Pearl Jam

An exploration of Pearl Jam’s discography.

Air Date: 2021-02-23

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Pearl Jam “Black” from Ten 1991

Pearl Jam “Indifference” from Vs. 1993

Pearl Jam “Corduroy” from Vitalogy 1994

Pearl Jam “Who You Are” from No Code 1996

Pearl Jam “Given to Fly” from Yield 1998

Pearl Jam “Breakerfall” from Binaural 2000

Neil Young “Fallen Angel” from Mirror Ball 1995

Pearl Jam “I Got Id” from Merkin Ball 1995

Pearl Jam “1/2 Full” from Riot Act 2002

Pearl Jam “Unemployable” from Pearl Jam 2006

Pearl Jam “Just Breathe” from Backspacer 2009

Pearl Jam “Sirens” from Lightning Bolt 2013

Pearl Jam “Who Ever Said” from Gigaton 2020

Pearl Jam “Release” from Ten 1991

Volume 03 Episode 137 – Tribute to Chick Corea

A tribute to Chick Corea featuring his solo work and collaborations with Stan Getz, Cal Tjader, Herbie Mann, Miles Davis, and Herbie Hancock.

Air Date: 2021-02-16

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Chick Corea “Tones for Joan’s Bones” from Tones for Joan’s Bones 1968

Stan Getz “Litha” from Sweet Rain 1967

Cal Tjader “Oran” from Soul Burst 1966

Herbie Mann “The Young Turks” from Monday Night At The Village Gate 1966 Recorded May 24th, 1965 at The Village Gate in New York City

Miles Davis “It s About That Time/The Theme” from Bitches Brew LIVE 2011 Recorded July 5, 1969, at the Newport Jazz Festival

Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock “Homecoming” from CoreaHancock 1979

Chick Corea “Chick Talks Children’s Songs (Live in Paris / 2018)” from Plays 2020 N

Chick Corea “Children’s Song No. 1 (Live in Paris / 2018)” from Plays 2020 N

Chick Corea “Children’s Song No. 3 (Live in Paris / 2018)” from Plays 2020 N

Chick Corea “Children’s Song No. 4 (Live in Paris / 2018)” from Plays 2020 N

Chick Corea “Children’s Song No. 10 (Live in Paris / 2018)” from Plays 2020 N

Volume 03 Episode 136 – Followers and Likes

Selections from Gregory Pepper and His Problems, Chico Mann, Bootsy Collins, The Kaya Collective, James Moody, Richard and Linda Thompson, Big Country, Kimono Drag Queens, Mastodon, and Oh Sees.

Air Date 2021-02-09

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Gregory Pepper and His Problems “Bigger Than Jesus” from I Know Now Why You Cry 2020

Chico Mann “Taking the Blame” from Double Life 2020 N

Bootsy Collins feat. Robert “Bewise” Harding “Bewise” from The Power of the One 2020 N

The Kaya Collective “Machine Gun” from The Kaya Collective 2020

James Moody “Dorian Mood” from The Complete Argo Collection 2020 Originally released in 1961 on “Moody With Strings”.

Richard & Linda Thompson “Has He Got A Friend For Me?” from Hard Luck Stories 1972 – 1982 2020 N Originally released in 1974 on “I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight”.

Big Country “Rockin’ In The Free World” from Out Beyond The River: The Compulsion Years 2020 N Original artist: Neil Young. Previously released in 1993 on the single “Alone”.

Kimono Drag Queens “Hunters” from Songs of Worship 2020 N

Mastodon “Halloween (Instrumental)” from Medium Rarities 2020 N Originally released in 2014 on “The Motherload”.

Oh Sees “Scutum & Scorpius” from Face Stabber 2019

Volume 03 Episode 135 – The Credibility Gap

Selections from The Firesign Theatre, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Tim Heidecker, Brigid Mae Power, My Morning Jacket, Arthur Gee-Whizz Band, Black Elephant, Samsara Blues Experiment, and Trey Anastasio Band.

Air Date: 2021-02-02

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The Firesign Theatre “Louis Marshman Editorial” from Dope Humor of the Seventies 2020 N Originally broadcast February 10th, 1972

Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Look Out for My Love” from Neil Young Archives Vol. II (1972 – 1976) 2020 N Originally released in 1978 on “Comes a Time”

Tim Heidecker “Oh How We Drift Away (feat. Weyes Blood)” from Fear of Death 2020 N

Brigid Mae Power “Not Yours to Own” from Head Above The Water 2020

My Morning Jacket “Only Memories Remain” from The Waterfall [Deluxe Edition] 2015

Arthur Gee-Whizz Band “Sunday Sherry” from Sing It High, Sing It Low: Tumbleweed Records 1971-1973 2017 V/A Originally released in 1972 on “City Cowboy”

The Firesign Theatre “Vince Tomaine’s Leg-o-the-Crow” from Dope Humor of the Seventies 2020 N Originally broadcast October 25th, 1970

Black Elephant “Berta’s Flame” from Seven Swords 2020 N

Samsara Blues Experiment “Second Birth” from End Of Forever 2020 N

Trey Anastasio Band “Simple Twist Up Dave” from Burn It Down 2020 N

 

 

Voting Open for February’s Distilled Discography Special

The Last Tuesday Treat for February will be a Distilled Discography special. We’ll run the catalog of the group selected by the listeners. The choices for February are The Brian Jonestown Massacre and Pearl Jam. Cast your vote by February 19th using the poll below. The special will air February 23rd.

Which group should be featured in February's Distilled Discography special?

  • Pearl Jam (56%, 5 Votes)
  • The Brian Jonestown Massacre (44%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

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