Monday, April 28, 2008

Beard radio's panoply of esoteric and archaic delights 24.4.08

This week's Beard radio is one of our least rock orientated shows ever. Chinese opera, Buddhist Monks, Turkish surf-rock, Belgian chansons, fiery free improv blurts, kora laments, haunted electronics, Radiophonic mindfuckery, early jump blues, Easter Island singing groups, Sacred Harp singers...

Brigitte Fontaine & Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Comme A La Radio (Comme A La Radio, 1971)
Jacques Brel - Chanson Des Vieux Amants (J'Arrive)
Slim Lamain Orchestra - Memphis Step Up (Victrola Favorites)
Getachew Mekuria - one of his tunes from the Ethiopiques series
Black Future - Eu Sou O Rio (Nao Wave: Brazilian Post-Punk)
Benga & Coki - Night (Diary Of An Afro Warrior, 2008)
Deerhunter - Lake Somerset (Cryptograms, 2007)
Paul Flaherty & Chris Corsano - The Great Pine Tar Scandal (Beloved Music, 2006)
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers - Present Joys (Goodbye Babylon)
Lorke Lorke - Silvetler (Hava Narghile: Turkish Psychedelic Rock)
Easter Islands Men's Group - Hotu Matua (Secret Museum Of Mankind V)
Toumani Diabate - Ali Farka Toure (Mande Variations, 2008)
Mordant Music - Plant Room (Dead Air)
Delia Derbyshire - Pot Au Feu (Music From The Radiophonic Workshop)
Guangzhou Cantonese Opera Troupe - The Crow Flies Back to the Forest (Victrola Favorites)
Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Reese Pt 1 (Reese & The Smooth Ones, 1971)
Blind Boy Fuller - Step It Up (Victrola Favorites)
Yukie Kubo - Shin Shin Tankoubushi (Victrola Favorites)
Pere Ubu - Humor Me (The Modern Dance)
Chinese Buddhist Monks - Chanting The 10 Vows (Victrola Favorites)
Crevecouer - La Pievre ( )
John Jacob Niles - The Cherry Tree
Quack Quack - The Great Catsby (7" on Run of The Mill, 2006)
Loren Mazzacane Connors - The Death Of Shelly (Airs)

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