Right at the top of the show we will hear, in it's entirety, an album called New Equations For The Simple Mind by The Spectacular Fantastic. It is one of those lo-fi, made at home, self-produced, carefully thought out and painstakingly detailed affairs that everybody loves. Then the second half of the show has some goodies like Paul Winter Consort doing Ode To A Fillmore Dressing Room, McDonald and Giles with the full version of Suite In C, and Panda Bear from their brand new release "Meets The Grim Reaper". One more note: Radio Moscow is playing Deep Down Below from Leslie Magnafuzz. All in all a pretty wide ranging set of songs, guaranteed to please. Cool Breeze
Thursdays show at 2 PM is phase one of a two-phase show about the music that I listen to at home. I play all manner and sorts of music on my shows. The next two weeks you will hear the songs I play when I am hanging around relaxing. I invite you to check the playlist out that magically appears at midnight, and tune in for a bunch of quality rock and roll tomorrow afternoon. The G Man
I found some music that really turns your head around. Some new bands to me tonight include Hammer of Hathor, Eidetic Seeing, Hector 3, and Alien Whale. Plus some Ben Vaughn, Mac DeMarco, and The Beatles. Oh, and I am previewing a song off an album I am playing in its entirety next week by The Spectacular Fantastic. Cool Breeze
Thursday at 2 PM, Iowa bands Bo Ramsey, Brother Trucker, and The Host Country. Perennial favorites Jeff Beck, David Gilmour, Bob Dylan, and Loggins & Messina. Plus Nick Lowe with the title track, Lynyrd Skynyrd with the political angle, and The Electric Prunes with the spice. The G Man
After The Woolen Men play our placemark for the show, we kick in to high gear with The Missing Links from their self-titled release of 1965. I am playing Keep Your Big Mouth Shut and the alternate version. Another highlight of side one is The Three 4Tens with My Stoned Ass. Must be some kind of donkey story. Side two kicks off with the entire 1993 Eulogy album by Tangle Edge. We are covering Australia and Europe with these highlights. Last but not least is one of my fave Green Pajama songs Emma Is Crying. Great progressive rock with an avant-garde bent. Cool Breeze
For this particular show, everyone is singing songs that someone else wrote. The good news is, these versions are as good as the originals. I am leading off with a Donovan song called Season of The Witch, performed by Al Kooper & Steven Stills. They took a great song and pulled it apart, and when they put it back together it was magic. Then on to Vanilla Fudge doing an R&B classic You Keep Me Hanging On. Also high stepping for us is Taj Mahal with a sparse, sexy Sweet Home Chicago. Plus Jimi Hendrix, Thin White Rope, and Rainy Day, a band I like because of David Roback's contributions, doing a cover of Jimi's: Rainy Day, Dream Away. Turning up the heat under the cover of -day. The G Man
Lots to tell about all the goodies this weekend on the show. The opening half hour is a trippy set of songs that swings wildly from Listening to Bokaj Retsiem to The Bee Gees and Mike Cooper/Chris Abrahams. Every kind of psychedelic music there is in there. Then four-no, five- blues based songs featuring The Asteroid No. 4 from their initial 1997 release. Side two in the three o'clock hour is almost 100% 2013-14 releases by folks like The War On Drugs, Syd Arthur, Real Estate, Alt-J, La Hell Gang, and The Astronauts. This second hour is like a primer of all the great new wave psych out there on the shelves today. Tune in to get clued in... Cool Breeze
We are 25 minutes from a two-hour show that has one hour and fifty-five minutes worth of music in it over seventeen songs. Lots of grungy, gritty rock and roll from well-known and unknown musicians. The G Man
Back around 1970 Clyde Clifford was a DJ on radio station KAAY in Little Rock, Arkansas. Instead of recycling the radio hits of the day, he went out and found deep tracks and album cuts from known bands and unknown bands. As a result, I discovered music I would never have heard otherwise. I used to listen to KAAY after 11 PM on a little tiny transistor radio. 50,000 clear channel watts beamed the signal all the way to Des Moines. First time I ever heard King Crimson was on Beaker Street. Also people like Spirit, Leon Russell, and The Climax Blues Band. Everything on the show originates from the 1969-1972 years. Check the playlist out on the left side bar, and tune in to some fine classic rock- commercial free- courtesy of KRUU and The G Man.
More goodies from my latest record collectors convention trip. We start with Roy G. Biv from Psychedelic Schedule by late 80's band The Inn.
Then it is on to My Solid Ground and their long version of Dirty Yellow Mist from their most excellent self-titled release, and now remastered.
A song you may have missed by Psychic Ills called Outvocation from their Catopteric release. Plus The Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Jimi Hendrix Experience, and The Alan Parsons Project. 15 songs in all. Cool Breeze