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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Nowhere To Run

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Charles Earland and Odyssey - Singing A Song For You (1977) (buy)

Charles Earland and Odyssey - Revelation (1977) (buy)

Money in the bank funk from Mr. Earland and Co this morning - guitar from the first minute or so of Reveletion sounds like something that might end up in of this guy's beats, while the first one will groove up and down your spine. Get em' while they're hot.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Moving and Shaking All Over

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Kathy Dalton - Gypsy Dancer (1973) (buy)

Backed by Little Feat, we've got the amazing Kathy Dalton delivering a perfect piece of summer caravanning music, replete with vocal intricacies, smashing & rending percussion and firelight 12-string. Engineered and remixed by sound magician Kerry McNabb in his secret laboratories at Paramount Studies here in SoCal - I couldn't make this stuff up if I tried.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Plug Research

If you should find yourself in the Echo Park/Silverlake/Los Feliz etc. tri state area get over to Pehrspace tomorrow night. I'll be spinning all the hits betweeen:

Lola Loshkey

Halloween Swim Team



Magick Orchids

Hit the Facebook for the deets.

Lyras Born

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Nikos Xiloyris - ΚΑΙ ΝΑ ΑΔΕΛΦΕ ΜΟΥ (1983) (buy)

Nikos Xiloyris - ΓΥΡΝΑΝ ΑΜΙΛΗΤΑ ΠΑΙΔΙΑ (1983) (buy)

Nikos Xiloyris - ΤΟΥ ΘΑΝΑΤΟΥ ΠΑΡΑΓΓΕΙΛΑ (1983) (buy)

Cutting the sabbatical short coming back at you with more Greek characters than a calc book, not the least of which the man behind the today's music, the archangel of Crete - Nikos Xiloyris. No doubt the guy can shred it on the lyra, but these arrangements don't stop there. Step away from the drum pads and let them play out.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Quart heureux de juillet!

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Patof - Ne Brisez Pas Vos Jouets (1976)

Patof - Je Veux Revoir Mon Pays (1976)

Patof - Quand Patof Voyage (1976)

Starting off the fireworks a little early this year, I've decided to celebrate the Fourth of July with three of the Frenchest tracks currently on my hardrive. These also happen to be three tracks of the tracks about which I know the least. I can't find anything about this record anywhere, and I'm not even sure the artist is actually Patof. I'm about 30% sure it isn't Superpatof. Judging from the cover art I thought maybe 'patof' is French for clown. Nope. It's just clown. Or maybe bouffon. Anyway music for in between the marches this Fourth.