Thursday, December 10, 2009
With Gary preparing for ATP, tonight's Beard Radio was co-presented by homeboy Colin. We bring you the FUNK, Dam Funk (pictured below) to be precise, and round things off with some horror disco that sounds like John Carpenter and Juan Atkins together in electric nightmares. We pay tribute to the late great Jack Rose (above) with one of his own tunes, a mesmerising track by Pelt, some old time country blues and some avant-hillbilly from Henry Flynt. Following on from last week's spin of the Sunn O))) epic Alice, we bring you an amazing piece of electronic jazz from the trombonist on that track, Julian Priester aka Pepo Mtoto. Plus a little festive cheer!
Lindstrom - Little Drummer Boy; Real Life Is No Cool 3CD (Smalltown Supersound)
The Qualities (Sun Ra) - It's Christmas Time; The Singles (Evidence)
Jack Rose - Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground; 2 Originals (VHF)
Pelt - Calais To Dover; Skullfuck (VHF)
Henry Flynt & The Insurrectionists - Uncle Sam Do; I Don't Wanna (Bo'Weavil)
Dâm-Funk - Burn Straight Through You; Toeachizown (Stones Throw)
Julian Priester Pepo Mtoto - Images; Love, Love (ECM)
Robert Wilkins - That's No Way To Get Along; 1928-1935 Before The Revenance Vintage Country Blues (Magpie Records)
Claude Ely - There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down; Goodbye Babylon (Revenant)
Roger Christian - Little Mary Christmas; A John Waters Christmas (Watertower Records)
Gatekeeper - Optimus Maximus; EP (Fright)
Ramadanman - Core; Soul Jazz Records Singles 2008-2009 (Soul Jazz)
Plus background music from the Strawberry Singers!