Radio Freedonia [Playlist - 10/13/09]
- "Better Angels" - Califone - All My Friends Are Funeral Singers [NEW]
coming to the Southern in charlottesville 10/26!!!
- "Feelin' Fine" - MV & EE - Barn Nova [NEW]
- "Tender Situation" - Ween - Pure Guava 
- "Plateau" - Meat Puppets - II 
- "You Feel" - MV & EE - Barn Nova
- "Quicksilver Girl" - Steve Miller Band - Love is the Song we Sing 
the most bored love song ever?
- "Allan's Psychedelic Breakfast" - Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother 
- "Dance for You" - Kool Keith - Lost Masters Volume 3 [NEW]
- "Convinced of the Hex" - Flaming Lips - Embryonic [NEW]
- "Turbo Thizz Penetration" - Mochipet - Master P on Atari 
- "Montage Minnesota" - Thes One - Lifestyle Marketing 
This album is a field day for semioticians. Someone go out and find me a semiotician...
- "October Country" - October Country - Single 
Gotta love the titular self-tribute. Check the link for a new Rhino boxed set on the L.A. psych scene, of which O.C. was apparently part. Who knew?
- "Up & Down" - The Serpent Power - s/t 
Another one-and-done San Fran psych group - check the link for another song by 'em.
- "Live" - The Bangles - All Over the Place 
A cover of the Merry-Go-Round classic by the pre-fame Bangles.
- "Erica's Word" - Game Theory - Big Shot Chronicles 
Gem from back when a jangly-yet-gloomy band fronted by a non-singer who looked like a witch in male drag could still get on MTV. EIGHTIES RULE
- "Tell That Girl to Shut Up" - Holly and the Italians - The Right to Be Italian 
- "When I'm Five" - David Bowie - Love you til Tuesday 
"Where'd the Cheese Go?" selection of the week. There's a video? OMG!
- "London Town" - Chris Spedding - The Only Lick I Know 
Click the link for the wiki bio on the fabled session guitarist.
- "Rockin Around in NYC (demo)" - Marshall Crenshaw - the 9-volt Years 1979-198? [1980/1998]
- "Green Lights" - NRBQ - At Yankee Stadium 
Someone wrote that if Heaven has a bar, NRBQ will be the house band. Timeless, perfect rock 'n' roll. Click the link for a live version.
- "Long Blond Hair, Red Rose Lips" - Johnny Powers - Rockn' Bones [195?]
- "Spendin' Days" - Japanese Motors - The Present soundtrack [NEW]
Who are these guys?! I played the rockin' version from the The Present soundtrack; click the link for an acoustic version shot on the roof of a tour bus in Toronto...
- "We're Both in Love with a SexyLady" - Flight of the Conchords - I Told You I Was Freaky [NEW]
Another song for phenomenologists, semioticians, and twelve-year-olds.
- "A Right Bird" - Peter Sellers - A Celebration of Sellers
The late great
- "Smithers-Jones" - The Jam - Setting Sons 
The strings-laden version of the Jam's classic snapshot of middle-class struggles in Albion.
- "Hold On" - John Lennon - Plastic Ono Band 
John Lennon bares gentle soul, pays tribute to Cookie Monster in this minimal masterpiece.
- "I Don't Feel Anything" - Dutchess and the Duke - Sunset/Sunrise [NEW]
- "Tension" - Vivian Girls - Everything Goes Wrong [NEW]
Coming to the Outback Lodge October 28! Solid!
- "My Little Underground" - jesus & Mary Chain - Psychocandy 
- "Boats" - Pastels/Tenniscoats - Two Sunsets [NEW]
Two bands I'd never heard of combine forces on a slab of perfect late-summer pop. See link for more info, embedded track.
- "Year of Our Lord" - OSSO - Run Rabbit Run [NEW]
A string quartet cover version of Sufjan's entire album "Enjoy Your Rabbit." Never been a general S.S. fan, but this was pretty cool. Hope they do Queens of the Stone Age's "Rated R" next.