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Music of all kinds that hits me in the pit of my stomach, all arranged to find your sweet spot, too. Plus radio shows from the 1940s & 1950s: dramas, mysteries, sci-fi, detectives, and more.

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Options January 12, 2003: Show 165 (listen to entire show / each individual set / each individual song)

The start and end times of each song and set are exact.

Show time: 3 AM - 6 AM


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Artist Track Album Label Comments Special
 
Set 1: the old radio show portion of the evening. (Listen to this set: )
Escape  The Fall Of The House Of Usher   Options originally broadcast October 22, 1947  (no label)  "Dreary gloom and melancholy", "terror", "the mother of evil fear", the ghostly white shroud...and then the whole house hits the down button straight to hell. Based on the story by Edgar Allen Poe.  ***  
 
 
Mic break between Sets 1 & 2. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 2: raw blues, raw blues-influenced psych rock, all live. (Listen to this set: )
MC 5  I Want You (track 9) (Listen: )   Options Power Trip  Alive  Easy tempo, but wild.  ***  
Magic Sam  It's All Your Fault Baby (track 8) (Listen: )   Options Rockin' Wild In Chicago  Delmark  Raw, sexy ballad. Recorded October 2, 1966.   
MC 5  Born Under A Bad Sign (track 8) (Listen: )   Options Power Trip  Alive  Intense, easy, raw. Their version of the Screaming Jay Hawkins song.   
Magic Sam  How Long Can This Go On (track 3) (Listen: )   Options Rockin' Wild In Chicago  Delmark  Upbeat, medium tempo, really high energy.  ***  
Iggy Pop  Search & Destroy (track 5: begun at -4:33) (Listen: )   Options Michigan Palace 10/6/73  Bomp!  High energy, heavy psych rock blues.  ***  
High Rise  Sadame (track 2) (Listen: )   Options Best Of/ Destination  PSF  Medium, raw, distort-o psych blues.   
 
 
Mic break between Sets 2 & 3. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 3: quiet, often introspective. (Listen to this set: )
Henry Purcell  Almand (track 21) (Listen: )   Options Musick's Hand-Maid  Auvidis  Delicate and airy. Played by The Harp Consort.   
Gamelan Pacifica  In A Landscape (track 6) (Listen: )   Options Trance Gong  What Next?  Gentle, relaxing. Their version of John Cage's piece, but played on an aluminum gamelan.   
Yo La Tengo  Hyas and Stenorhynchus (track 2) (Listen: )   Options The Sounds Of The Sounds Of Science  Egon  Quiet, dreamy, occasionally spaced at its outer edges.  ***  
 
 
Mic break between Sets 3 & 4. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 4: generally warm psych. (Listen to this set: )
Dark Side Of The Wizard  (no title) (track 3) (Listen: )   Options Dark Side Of The Wizard  (no label)  Slow, warm, but definitely spaced & druggy, with spoken quotes from the Wizard Of Oz.   
Yo La Tengo  Spec Bebop (track 14: ended at -0:09) (Listen: )   Options I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One  Matador  Steady, warm, gentle psych rock. A long instrumental.  ***  
Overhang Party  Barcelona (CD #2, track 2) (Listen: )   Options Other Side Of  Pataphysique  Quiet and melodic, builds a little but remains warm and easy, gentle psych rock.  ***  
 
 
Mic break between Sets 4 & 5. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   
 
 
Set 5: night acid. (Listen to this set: )
Nurse With Wound  Lonely Poisonous Mushroom (track 3: ended at -0:31) (Listen: )   Options Automating Volume 2  United Dairies  Dark, ambient, reverb & echoes, organ, gets a bit serious.   
Dark Side Of The Wizard  (no title) (track 5: ended at -0:07) (Listen: )   Options Dark Side Of The Wizard  (no label)  Snippets from the Wizard Of Oz: "You liquidated her, eh?" Dark, sure - but also fun.   
Current 93  Maldoror Is Dead (track 2: begun at -19:01, faded out by -1:40) (Listen: )   Options Maldoror Is Dead  Durtro  Medieval, dark, even tormented, definitely has that death-y feel.   
Randy Greif  The Tray In The Sky (CD #3, track 8) (Listen: )   Options Alice In Wonderland  Soleilmoon  Aaah, all those distorted & arbitrary definitions of time.....Greif's interpretation truly gives us a feel of the truly mind-warping experience Alice is undergoing.  ***  
 
 
End of show mic break. Background music for it: (Listen to this set: )
Les Chakachas  Love is like a Violin (track 4)   Options Arriba!  RCA International  Phat, sentimental sound. Feels like it's the slow song at the record hop.   

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