Live performance #244 – Thalia Zedek

September 21st, 2016

Engineered 9/16/2016.

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Thalia Zedek web site

A Float / By The Hand / All I Need / Illumination / Julie Said / You Will Wake



9/21/16 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

September 21st, 2016

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

The Bismarck – Bedbreaker – 45 – Out of my head, onto the radio.
Asnaqetch Werqu – Tezeta – Ethiopiques 16 – “The lady with the krar.”
Alex Chilton – Take Me Home & Make Me Like It – Singer Not The Song 7″ – 1977.
Girls Against Boys – Click Click – Live at Baby’s All Right
Kema – Cuenca – Alle Sorgenti Delle Civilta (The Sources of Civilisation) – AKA Giulia Alessandroni.
Entrance – Please Be Careful Down In New Orleans – Live on WPRB – 2002 session.
Fake Limbs – Nosebleed At The Oxbow – The Power Of Patrician Upbringing

Real Numbers – Frank Infatuation – Wordless Wonder – Out next month.
Helen Money – Every Confidence – Become Zero
Lame Drivers – Gizmos World Tour – Gizmo Nation – [C]
Fizz – Can We Still Be Friends? – .mp3
Oneida & Rhys Chatham – You Get Brighter – What’s Your Sign? – Forthcoming.
Stick Men With Ray Guns – Hate In The 80s – Property Of Jesus Christ / 1000 Lives To Die – Live.
Nocturnal Habits – Good Grief – New Skin For Old Children – Justin & Sara from Unwound.

Thalia Zedek – Live on WPRB – 29:17 – https://thaliazedek.bandcamp.com

Spowder – Pulp – SPOWDER X DOG DATE
Edward Kalunga – Bata Wasunga Mulundu – The Very Best Of Hugh Tracey – [C]
Okkyung Lee & Christian Marclay – Amalgam – Amalgam
MJ Hibbett & The Validators – Burn It Down & Start Again – Still Valid
TJ Swan – And You Know That – Boombox 1: Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro & Disco Rap 1979-82 – [N] – [C]
Product Of Reason – Active Repetition – Household Shocks – 1980. – [C]



Interview: Joe Steinhardt from Don Giovanni Records.

September 14th, 2016

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I had a chance to speak at length with Joe Steinhardt from Don Giovanni Records about this weekend’s New Alternative Music Festival, featuring 40+ bands across Friday and Saturday at Convention Hall in Asbury Park.

Here are the four songs heard during our conversation:

Screaming Females – Ripe – Rose Mountain

P.S. Elliot – Hail Mary – 2007-2011

Rye Coalition – Paradise By The Marlboro Light – Jersey Girls

Sex Stains – Land Of La LA – S/T

For NAMF tickets, head here.



9/14/16 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

September 14th, 2016

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Flesh Lights – Free Drugs – Muscle Pop
Amara Toure et L’Orchestre Massako – Salamouti – 1973-1980 – [N]
Portastatic – You Know Where To Find Me – Live on WPRB – 2003.
The Dead C – Mighty – 45
Chris Stamey & The DBs – (I Thought) You Wanted To Know – 45 – 1978.
The Rutabega – I Am The Armour – Unreliable Sketches
Spray Paint – George Finally Shows Up – Feel The Clamps – [N]

The Chills – Bite – Kaleidoscope World – Double LP re-issue.
Public Record – Fake Rain / Not Red Blank Blue / Throw It Towards Rome – Live on WPRB – 2007.
Shellac – The Rambler Song – Soul Sound Single – Split 7″ with Mule.
Plates Of Cake – Papa Didn’t Leave No Number – Office Supplies #12
Wrekmeister Harmonies – Light Falls I – The Mantra – Light Falls
Nontwintwi – Inkulo Into Ezakwenzeka – The Very Best Of Hugh Tracey – [C]
The Ramones – Chain Saw – S/T – Original stereo mix. 40th anniversary edition.

Interview with Joe Steinhart of Don Giovanni Records.

Screaming Females – Ripe – Rose Mountain

P.S. Elliot – Hail Mary – 2007-2011

Rye Coalition – Paradise By The Marlboro Light – Jersey Girls

Sex Stains – Land Of La LA – S/T

Sleeping Beauties – Meth – S/T – [N]
Taddesse Andargue – Ende Iyerusalem – Ethiopiques 18 – [C]
Radian – Scary Objects – On Dark Silent Off – Forthcoming.
Jack Rose – Black Pearls From The River – Raag Manifestos – 2004 album, re-issued.
Mistafide – Equidity Funk – Boombox 1: Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro & Disco Rap 1979-82 – [N] – [C]
Light Coma – Dirty Dirty – PRF Monthly Tribute Series June 2016: Neil Young – Crazy Horse cover. – [C]
S PRCSS – I’m A Cement Mixer / I Heart You – MNML – [R]

Thalia Zedek Band – Northwest Branch – Eve – Live on next week’s show!



9/7/16 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

September 7th, 2016

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

The Poison Arrows – Casual Wave – Casual Wave
Jump To Addis – Ere Gedamu / Ashebel Gedaye – Ethiopiques 15
Mick Farren & The New Wave – Lost Johnny – 45 – 1977.
Coyle & Sharpe – Armored Attack – These Two Men Are Imposters
Trotsky Icepick – The Commissioner – Poison Summer
Flying Saucer – Because Of You – 45
Gravel – Swollen Shut – 45

DD Owen – Degenerate – S/T – Out at month’s end.
Clipping. – All Black (Clean) – Splendor & Mercy
Mint Mile – Punch Drunk – The National 4 Track Compilation – Silkworm cover. – [C]
Bowl Ethereal – The Sleepless – Ep
Big Bliss – Old Guard – Office Supplies #10
Mark Robinson – Academy Opera – The BJ Rubin Show: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Smut – Shalom Harlow – P U R S E

Wildhoney – Horror Movie – Continental Drift – [C]
Ravi Shankar – Hollywood Raga Parameshwari – In Hollywood, 1971
Small World Experience – Patience – Shelf Life – Lp pressing of a 1994 album by this Australian group.
Christie Prahl & John Hastie – Cinnamon Girl – PRF Monthly Tribute Series June 2016: Neil Young – [C]
Jack Rose – Calais To Dover – I Do Play Rock & Roll – Re-issue.
POOMSE – Plastic Flowers – This Is How We Fail – From Mallorca.
Savak – Call It A Night – Best Of Luck In Future Endeavors

Terry Malts – Seen Everything – Lost At The Party – Forthcoming.



8/24/16 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

August 24th, 2016

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

BOSS EYE – Albino Blood – Plays Cottage Vortex
Mlimani Park Orchestra – Chenga Ya Mwili – Zanzibara 7 – 1986. – [C]
Ladyhawk – Ghost Blues – Shots
Chris Stamey – The Summer Sun – 45 – 1977 single.
Neil B – Body Rock – Boombox 1: Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 1979-82 – [N] – [C]
The Karl Hendricks Rock Band – I’m Not Crying, Karl – The World Says
The Undead – The Way We Behave – The World’s In Shreds Volume 4 – New Jersey – [C]

Big Dipper – The Bond – Slam
Either/Orchestra – Embi Ba – Ethiopiques 20 – Live in Addis Ababa during the third Ethiopian Music Festival, 2004.
Soul-Junk – Wax Presidential – InSound Tour Support Series No. 2 – Split disc with Danielson Famile.
Donald Norris Jr. – Shirt On The Ground – D Drizzle
Magnolia Electric Co – Give Something Else Away Every Day – What Comes After The Blues
Mac McCaughan – POMS IV – Music for POMS – Dance score created for Mioogfest.
Split Tongue – Bedridden – Broken Sink

The Sharp Medicine – Animals Of Power – Office Supplies #11
Franklin Bruno – Granges-sur-Salvan – The National 4 Track Compilation – Out next month! – [C]
Mogwai – Tzar – Atomic – Soundtrack.
The Gospel Truth – You Don’t Want Us – Jealous Fires – Forthcoming.
The Records – Starry Eyes – DIY: UK Pop II – [R] – [C]

Car Seat Headrest – 1937 State Park – Teens Of Denial – [N]
Kid Millions – 100 Disciplines – 100 Disciplines



8/17/16 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

August 17th, 2016

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Hurry Up – Kick Em Out – S/T – That’s my jam.
Trouble Funk – Good To Go – Good To Go – [C]
Bedhead – Powder – WhatFunLifeWas – Pulled from the “Bedhead box.”
Television – Little Johnny Jewel (Part One) – 45 – 1975.
Poster Children – If You See Kay (March 1989 Blanket Demo) – Daisy Chain Reaction 25th Anniversary Reissue
Alemu Aga – Medinanna Zelesegna – Ethiopiques 11 – “The Harp of King David.”
Crime – Rockin’ Weird – Murder By Guitar – Produced by Huey Lewis!

Weird Party – Euphoria Morque – The Secret Lives Of Men – Former members of Fatal Flying Guilloteens and Sugar Shack.
International Orchestra Safari Sound – Chatu Mkali – Zanibara 7 – [C]
Stiff Little Fingers – Tin Soldiers – Hanx! – Live, 1980.
David Nagler & Jeff Tweedy – Theme In Yellow – David Nagler & Friends: Carl Sandburg’s Chicago Poems
The S.O.S. Band – Body Break – 45
Bottomless Pit – Red Pen – Congress – For the Hendricks family.
Superchunk – The Hot Break – Art Class Cd5

Watery Love – Ned’s Dreamcatcher – 45 – 2016 Richie Records Summer Singles Series.
Afous d’Afous – Tarhanine Tegla – 7″ – Algerian.
Wreckmeister Harmonies – Some Were Saved Some Were Drowned – Light Falls
Camera Obscura – Suspended From Class – Underachievers Please Try Harder
Das Black Milk – Mid-Level Blues – Mid-Level Blues
Freda Payne – Band Of Gold – 45
Pinkwash – Walk Forward With My Eyes Closed – Collective Sigh – Local.

Mercury Girls – Holly – Continental Drift – Four way split! – [C]
Super 3 – Philosophy Rappin’ Spree – Boombox 1: Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 1979-82 – [N] – [C]
Thalia Zedek Band – Afloat – Eve – Out Friday.
Glenn Branca – March – Live In Rome Symphony No. 13 (Hallucination City) – Four movements, 100 guitars. – [N]
TV Crime – Hooligans – 7″



8/10/16 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

August 10th, 2016

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Drive Like Jehu – Luau – Yank Crime – Suit up!
Eric B. featuring Rakim – Eric B. Is President (dub) – 12″
Songs: Ohia – Depression No. 42 – Didn’t It Rain – Demo, later re-named Ring The Bell.
Tewelde Redda – Ab Teqay Qerebi – Ethiopiques 5 – 1971.
Heron Oblivion – Rama – S/T
The Feelies – Fa Ce’ La – 45
The Best – King Of The Underground – 45 – Members of OBN IIIs, Bad Sports, Flesh Lights, A Giant Dog and more!

Thee Oh Sees – Gelatinous Cube – A Weird Exits – Out Friday.
Minibeast – Id Night – Free Will – Peter Prescott of Mission of Burma / Volcano Suns.
Che Chen – Field Recording #1 – .mp3 – From a wedding in Mauritania.
Protomartyr – Born To Be Wine – 2016 Adult Swim Singles Program
Amy Annelle – Soft City – Which One’s You?
Skanktral Ska Hotel – Skallond, 1996 – In the Aeroskank Over the Checkered Pattern – Of all the dumb things I’ve played on the radio, this might be the dumbest (and that’s saying something).
Big Business – Own Throats – Command Your Weather

Sacrilege – Lifeline – Relapse Sampler 2015 – [C]
Jake Bellows – Wishing On The Sun – National 4 Track Compilation – Coming in September. – [C]
Mahmoud Ahmed + Ibex Band – Tezeta – Ethiopiques 10 – “Ethiopian blues & ballads.” – [C]
Alpha Cop – Zakouma – .mp3
Arthur Russell – Keeping Up – Corn – Version previously unreleased.
Writhing Squares – I Can’t Fall Off A Mountain – In The Void Above – Local.
Wreck – Lac Du Flambeau – 12″

Ex-Cult – Summer Of Fear – 45
Alemayehu Eshete + All Star Band – Yeweyn Haregitu – Ethiopiques 9 – 1971.
The Orb – Electric Blanket – Birth
Mary Lattimore – Wawa By The Ocean – .mp3 – “For Wawa #700.”



7/27/16 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

July 27th, 2016

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Livids – She Likes Zits – 45
Main Source – Watch Roger Do His Thing – 12″
Naked Raygun – Treason – Understand – Yup.
Civil Union – Dress For Success – Seasick, Lovedrunk – New Zealand bleakness. – [N]
Orchestre Zaiko Langa-Langa – Astrida – Zaire-Ghana
Dr. Janet – Ten Years Gone – 45 – Members of Yo La Tengo, Screaming Trees, Chavez & Das Damen.
Static Eyes – Frozen – Split 7″ with Drugs Dragons

Goggs – Glendale Junkyard – S/T – Ty Segall, Charlie Moonheart and Chris Shaw’s new deal. – [N]
Survive – A.H.B. – RR7349 – Out in September.
The YMD – Stockton To Malone – Excuse Me, This Is The Yah Mos Def
Scharpling & Wurster – Philly Boy Roy / “More More More” – Live At Third Man Records
Fugazi – Arpeggiator – End Hits – http://dischord.bandcamp.com
Rebecca Gates – My City Of Ruins – QMF 2015 – Bruce Springsteen song.
The Ex – That’s Not A Virus – 45

Superchunk – Misfits & Mistakes – 45
RUN-D.M.C. – Hit & Run – 45
Pylon – Crazy – Live
Alto! – Piece 1-3 – S/T
The French Goodbye – Beehive – Suenos Son Suenos
Sumac – Blackout – What One Becomes – [N]
The Descendents – Victim Of Me – Hypercaffium Spazzinate

The Stickmen – Master Brew – Insatiable – RIP Beth Ann Stack. – [C]
Wounded Lion – Raincheck Vibrations – IVXLCDM
Mon Mueangnuea – Sang Bangcock – The Essential Doi Inthanon: Classic Isan Pops From The 70s-80s – [N] – [C]
True Believers – Accept It! – Homework #102 – 1980. – [C]
Small Factory – Happy To See – 45
Echolocation – The End Of Radio – Live At The Windmill, Brixton – Shellac cover.



7/20/16 : 19:00 – 22:00 pm ET

July 20th, 2016

The Rub – The Death Of Pop – Bikini Gospel

Transistors – I’ve Been Stupid – Cuppa Jarra Brossa – From New Zealand. – [N]
Eric B. & Rakim – Let The Rhythm Hit ‘Em (Vocal Version Remix) – 12″
Suicide – Rocket U.S.A. – S/T – RIP Alan Vega.
Honey Radar – Caterpillar – Blank Cartoon – [N]
Ike & Tina Turner – Funkier Than A Mosquita’s Tweeter – Workin’ Together
The Original Modern Lovers – Astral Plain – The Original Modern Lovers
The Gotobeds – Real Maths / Too Much – Blood Sugar Secs Traffic – [N]

The Gories – Ghostrider – Cheapo Crypt Sampler #2! – All Suicide cover set. RIP Alan Vega. – [C]
Savages – Dream Baby Dream – 12″
Mudhoney – Baby O Baby – March To Fuzz
The Darkside – Frankie Teardrop – .mp3
Codeine – Two Faced Man – Your Invitation To Suicide – [C]
Black Tambourine – Dream Baby Dream – S/T
Rollins Band – Ghost Rider – Hammer Of The Rok Godz

Moving Targets – Selfish – Early & Rare
An Anderson – Very Machine – Very Machine – https://ananderson.bandcamp.com/album/very-machine
Suicide – Harlem – Alan Vega – Martin Rev – RIP Alan Vega.
Figure Walks – The Country – .mp3 – Unreleased.
Meet Your Death – Obeah Man – S/T – Forthcoming. Exuma cover.
Joy Division – Atmosphere – Permanent – As heard on “Stranger Things.”
Connections – Moore’s Nautilus – Midnight Run – [N]

Bummers Eve – Blue – 45
Tortoise – Djed (Bruise Blood Remix) – 12″
Alan Vega – Outlaw – Collision Drive – RIP.
Spacemen 3 – Suicide – Playing With Fire