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and my moist finger also brought this:

Do I do- Deborah Flores w/Marcus Miller
Without You- Incognito
Comfort Zone- Fourplay
Water No Get Enemy (Fela Tribute)-Chelsea Baratz
Vincent’s Respect- Jamal Thomas

Making the Circle- Snarky Puppy
Memphis Underground-Soul Summit ft. Karl Denson/Sherrod Barnes (live)
Wang Dang Doodle-Sam Moore/Keb Mo/Angie Stone
Snake Woman- Charlie Wooton Project
Hallelujah, I’m a Dreamer- Papa Mali
Can’t Come with you- Seth Walker
Politician- Nick Moss
I Don’t Believe you- Len Price 3

Timekiller- Algernon
Backsheech- Marc Wagnon
Redemption- Afroskull

the Large S- Revolutionary Snake Ensemble
Dax McCarthy’s Magic Elixir- the Twin Cats
Juicy Peach- Teddy Presberg
Intro Duction- Marcus Miller
Bruce Lee- Marcus Miller
Got the Hunger- Alice Russell (Llorca Remix)
All Alone- Alice Russell (Mocean Worker Remix)
In a Song- DJ Center feat Middle Child
Can’t Figure out Crazy- Andre Lasalle/Sherry Scott

Love- Lovespirals
Into the Light- JJ
Bloody Palms- Phantogram
Barracudub- Gaudi
Shimla- David Starfire
Sufi Disco- the Spy from Cairo

Hit that Jive, Jack-Nat King Cole (Souldiggaz&Izza Kizza)
But her Name???- Kenautis Smith
and You Know what- Ursula Rucker
Papa Was a Rollig Stone- the Temptations (DJ Jazzy Jeff/Pete Kuzma Solefull remix)
Brother Man- Larry McDonald
Give Peace a Chance- Ono (DJ Dan Mix)
Rear Entry Jazz- No Luck CLub
Prelude#1-the Tao of Groove
I’ll be Right here-DoodleBUG w/DOR & Blame One
Rudy- Dissent (Ticklah Remix)
Aguilas & Cobras- Brownout
Gotta Clean up the World 2-Funky Music Machine
Brown Funk (for Ray)- Christan McBride
Cold Flavor Repair- Big Wayne
I’ll Call you Tomorrow- NRG Ensemble
Globalizacion- Fernando Otero
Lo Que Me Hace Vivir- Roberto Fonseca
Just in Time- Corey Harris
Del Close- Bill Frisell
the Bridge- Kyle Hollingsworth feat Robert Randolph
Slow as Molasses- Catherine Russell

Triceratops Walk

Today was a show built around putting the leash on the triceratops and letting the Horns out and ear’bout…..Here’s what happened for the horny morning fill in show:

Snacks- the Twin Cats
Tired of Fighting- Menahan Street Band
Classroom Agenda- Paul Carr
Philo’s Groove- Chelsea Baratz
Outerlude (Still Thursday)- Ravi Coltrane
Eddie & Cameron Strike Back/Satchel Paige-Fight the Big Bull w/Steven Bernstein
Power Patriot- Garage a Trois

Davel’s Return- Dirk Quinn Band
Lobster Leaps in- the Microscopic Septet
Let’s Move to Cleveland- Ed Palermo Big Band
Looking Outward- Sun Ra
Black Hole- Eric Biondo
Don’t Forget to Turn out the Light-the Perfect Man w/Secretary
Rosa Taylor Blues- Skeebo Knight
Dum Maro Dum- Red Baraat
Taketron- Slavic Soul Party
Balcumbia- Balkan Beat Box
Soul Makossa- Revolutionary Snake Ensemble
Alley Cats- Ilhan Ersahin w/Erik Truffaz
Turn on your Lovelight- Bonerama (live)
Loveland- Tower of Power
Give it Wheels- A.K.A.C.O.D. (live)
Rope on Fire- Club d’Elf
El Senor esta Contigo- El Movimento
American’t- Christian Scott

Sound Spyder

I want to thank all the people who made it into the Ear Trap and stuck around for the duration. I appreciate all those WEB listeners. Thanks to Josh Charles for finding the time to hang with us today and talk about his new album, the recent and soon coming gigs as well as how he created the sound that is what he has coined his newest style….Check out what lead us there.

Tangled up in Blue- Drew Emmitt
Shenandoah Breakdown- Jerry Douglas
Need you now- Ned Evett
Ship of Fools- the Doors
Driving Song- Undersea Poem
A Complete Unknown- AM
The Life you Save May be your own- Beat Circus

Filthy Habits- Frank Zappa
The Girl who Became a Machine- the Len Price 3
Sintro- Purgatory Hill
Blues of Sin/Babylove- Purgatory Hill
Georgia Redsnake- Nick Moss
Sen sa Shun- Freddie King
Call it Static- Quincy Bright
Feelin’ Good- Bama & the Family
Glaciers of Ice- El Michels Affair
I learned the Hard Way- Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
Looking for the Light- Karen Gibson Roc
R.hythm A.nd P.oetry- Desdamona

the Game of Love-Nat King Cole w/Salaam Remi & Nas
Black Histroy- Kenautis Smith
Scratchinatanitchouttareach-Baby Elephant w/George Clinton
Con El Cuete- Brownout
Cumbia del Caribe- Fruko y Orquestra
la Iguana- Lila Downs
Magnolia Soul- Ozomatli
All we can do- the New Mastersounds (JD73 remix)
Rise & Shine- Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Bouncer- Steve Kimock Band
the Banker- Particle
Freakin’ Disco- the John Scofield Band
Boo Boo’s pik a nik- Kyle Hollingsworth
Brothers- Tommy T
Running from the Cops- Phantogram
The Beat- David Starfire feat. I Catching
Jennaty- the Spy from Cairo feat Ghalia Benali

Love Work & Money- Josh Charles
**On Air conversation w/Josh Charles**
Healing Time- Josh Charles
Struttin’ w/Some Barbeque- Catherine Russell
Solamente Pasion- Gabriele Tranchina

R.I.P. Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall, one of the best known and perhaps the most legendary rock photographers ever, has died at the age of 74. Rolling Stone reports he died in his sleep in New York. Marshall was to have been a part of an event at New York’s Morrison Hotel Gallery tonight, but the event has been changed to a memorial of Marshall’s work, according to Entertainment Weekly. His photography was indeed legendary. He took a famous shot of Johnny Cash flipping his middle finger. He photographed the Beatles as they headed for the stage at Candlestick Park for their final concert. He took many album cover photos, including “The Allman Brothers Live at Fillmore East”.
You can see more of his photos on his website.

He will surely be missed and I send my condolences to his family and friends.


the Burnt Sugar Collective

Mizik Pou Dwa Moun disc 1. A compilation for the People of Haiti.

Musi­cal con­tri­bu­tions by: Satch Hoyt, Micah Gaugh, The Per­fect Man-Dave ‘Smoota’ Smith (feat. Sec­re­tary), Brazz Tree, Maya Azu­cena, Moist Paula Hen­der­son, The Cit­i­zens, ISWHAT, Day­ton Flic, Jere­miah, Will Mar­tina, Bruce Mack, Meret Koehler, The Avram Fefer Trio, Ladell Mclin and Swiss Chris, Mois­tur­izer, The Destruc­tion of Black Civ­i­liza­tion, BT3 and Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber.


Taking you away

I want to thanks Mr. Paul Sanchez for being a part of the show today. He has a lot going on with Threadhead Records, a new live release as well as a musical and a project with Shamar Allen called “Bridging the Gap” coming to our ears soon. Cannot wait to share those things with you.

Hey Baby- Bo Diddley
Peace and Glory- Jamie McLean Band
Lola Leave your light on- Gov’t Mule
Midnight Man- the Allman Brothers Band
Cantelope Blues- Phillip Reebuck
Nightshade- the Subdudes
For What it’s Worth- Nick Moss
Before I Find the Right Girl for Me- Rockie Charles

If you Wanna Rock-N-Roll- John Hammond
The Woman on the Radio- the Citizens
Sup Fazha- Ed Alstrom
Glad it’s Night- Ivan FUNKBOY Bodley
Somebody’s got it Better….-the Dynamites feat Charles Walker

Let me let Go of you- Clarence Bucaro
**On air conversation with Paul Sanchez**
Wakes me up to say Goodbye- Paul Sanchez/John Boutte
If I Only had a Brain- Paul Sanchez & Shamar Allen
Okra & Tomatoes- John Ellis & Double Wide
Feel Good, Feel Better, Feel Wonderful- Prince
Enjoy- Kenautis Smith
Walk with me- RJD2
Hotel Caledonia- Gaudi

That’s me Inside- Desdamona
Falling into place- Carmen Rizzo
You & I- Wax Poetic
Danza- Fernando Otero

P.O.S. & Dessa

A jam packed house at the High Noon Saloon got what they were looking for with P.O.S. who later on in the even ing mentioned to the crowd that it felt like this was the largest crowd to witness a P.O.S. show. NICE!!! Being ill didn’t stop Dessa and her producer, DJ Plain Ole Bill from setting the scene a blaze with timely serious lyrics and timing that made a duo like this seem like more. Doing tracks off her latest release “A Badly Broken Code” keep the start of my evening fresh and I think I could have done with even a few more moments with Dessa, which I will seek out from the album. Sometime after midnight P.O.S. hit the stage, and kept the truth spitting out deep and real. The crowd was more than willing to be connected to the performance, as it often is here in Madison and they made P.O.S. feel at home here. As the lyrics twisted around his tongue and slapped the faces out there, the beat was kept steady with DJ Plain Ole Bill and later on opening acts Dessa and Astronautalis (who I sadly missed) onstage separately, too, for a few right-on collaborations. Lesson….if P.O.S. comes back to town, get a ticket EARly. No NO, EARlier than that!



R.I.P Alex Chilton

Born December 28, 1950, in Memphis, William Alexander Chilton was only 16 when he rose to the top of the American singles chart as lead singer of the Box Tops. Their hit “The Letter”—one of the shortest number one records ever at under two minutes—featured Chilton’s gruff vocal performance; it remained at the top for four weeks in the early fall of 1967. The Box Tops scored a second major hit early the following year with “Cry Like a Baby,” which peaked at number two, and also made the top 25 with their singles “Neon Rainbow” & “Soul Deep.” After the Box Tops fizzled out in 1970, he embarked on a solo career in New York but it was the following year he began the second major phase of his career by joining the Memphis pop-rock band Big Star, whose other members were songwriter/guitarist Chris Bell, bassist Andy Hummel and drummer Jody Stephens. Although Big Star never enjoyed the commercial success the Box Tops did, they became the quintessential cult band postmortem, supremely influential long after their demise as the power pop movement, a melodic offshoot of punk and new wave—took hold…and his music and the influence he had on so many others will not be let go of.

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RJD2 Tears it up

When I got there Break Science was just in the swing of that dub-steppin’ live mix drum sampling sweetness that was a sure fit opening up for the explosion that RJD2 had in store for the huge crowd inside the Majestic Theater. They got real nasty with the last jam, looping the soulful from the beat and keeping it sustained until it was in time with the crowd heart beat. This crowd had an identity of its own by the time RJD2 hit the stage with his massive turntable/production/mixing center. The visual stimulation is not a strong as those soaked in with the ears, but my eyes were left in a thankful state. Taking what he feels inside and what our togetherness brought to him, RJD2 ripped some serious funked up grooves without the need for headphones, with the feel of a fighter pilot he took us to a sound battle and we cam back a scene on a billboard. A moment in RJD2’s time is a place to be. He balanced time between mixing/singing some and strumming a guitar with the band….which added that rock-step to the live exploration going on, that bomb dropping with rhythm, a sonic scene with ears of its own that had a perfect musical guide. When a show makes me feel like I couldn’t get it back if I missed it, I am left remembering why it is we love the thing(s) music can do.


Break Science

Undersea Poem

Have you ever felt like you were walking on the shore of a perfect place and had a loss of words to describe it? Have no fear because this duo has remembered them for you, “Undersea Poem” from Six Degrees is the project of Chris Root and Juju Stulbach. With each trip to their favorite spots on the Pacific coast of Mexico or to the beaches of Brazil, they’ve been inspired to document their adventures into dreamy, sexy and uniquely intimately individualized songs. . Undersea Poem is the band and the album that has been something I feel like I have been waiting for since the disbandment of Root & Stulbach’s much-loved trio, Mosquitos, and it showcases their most captivating songs yet. This is music that can be as close to you as anything has been and still leaves you searching for the end of the ocean, or is it the beginning.


Rat a tat Chat

I was busy in the studio today, three different interviews, all of which were great additions to the show….I want to thank Taj for using my tag line with his campaign to inform the people of St. Lucia of the risks creating such a large number of diabetes in the country. I want to thank Peter for being available on the road supporting such a fantastic album, and Charlie for being a person I feel I have known for so long, musically and otherwise.

The World’s Longest Hot Dog- Brother Dege
Come Around- the Contribution
Orangutan- Charlie Wooton Project
$4/Gal- Teddy Presberg
My Darling what a Shame- Moist Paula Henderson

Hard Groove- the RH Factor
Work Very Hard- Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad (live)
the Nod- Fat Freddy’s Drop
**Conversation with Taj Weekes**
Little Fire- Taj Weekes & Adowa
Strings- DJ Center
the Shining Path- RJD2 feat. Phonte Coleman
Takin’ you Back- Dayton Flic w/JUSTICE Dilla X

Here we go- Ozomatli
Cookie Puss- Liquid Soul (live)
So Hard to Say- Charlie Wooton Project
**Conversation with Peter Seymour of Project Trio**
Visual Machine-m Project Trio
Put Everything Together- Plus
Athens- Charlie Hunter
***Conversation with Charlie Wooton***
Day Dreaming ’bout you- Charlie Wooton Project


R.I.P. Johnny Alf

Johnny Alf, a pianist, singer and songwriter, and one of the creators of the sensationally popular bossa nova sound, died on March 4 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was 80. Mr Alf had been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for prostate cancer for several months at the time of his death, which was said to be caused by multiple organ failure. Born Alfredo Jose da Silva on May 19, 1929, in Rio de Janeiro, Mr. Alf was a jazz lover who adapted several elements of the music to Brazilian samba sounds. His most popular songs included ‘Rapaz de bem’ and ‘O Tempo e o vento,’ both from the mid-1950s and considered by some musicologists to be the first in the bossa nova style. Mr. Alf recorded nine solo albums and appeared on 46 recordings in total. It has been reported that Mr. Alf never cared for the term bossa nova, despite his crucial role in the creation of the genre. Among Mr. Alf’s disciples was Antonio Carlos Jobim, often considered the greatest bossa nova composer of all time.

May he always hear Brazilian Sounds.

Who’s got the …G Love??

The Barrymore Theatre did on Saturday night and man, was it just what the doctor ordered. Opening the night was Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, with their reggae dub-rock grooves that satisfied the urges of the swaying masses, and got people ready to get ready. But it was G Love and Special Sauce that the people came to hear and feel and slap five with….they hit us hard in the beginning of the set with some heavy hip-hopped rock, that led right into a long drawn out jazzy versions of classic sounding tracks dripping with some special sauce~ a recipe special for a night made under a Madtown moon. After several Sauce heavy tracks, it was time for Garrett to get one on, well…way more than one as the balcony had little room left..he sat with his acoustic guitar and gave us some blues reminiscent of our old pal John Hammond Jr and the crowd really seems to dig that slowed down portion of the show, kinda personal….kinda cool. What was even better is when the Sauce dripped back out on the stage and we got to get down with our Superhero Brother, do a little wiggling like a worm and the question was finally asked at us….”Who’s got the ….?” and as it turns out, not only did many in attendance come prepared to answer that skunky kinda question, but even G himself seemed to have a little smoke pouring out of himself as the first note dropped..I always have a fun time checking on the current tour of G Love and Special Sauce and this time was no different as my ears were psyched to sample some new tracks sure to be on the next album. Thanks to Paco T for introducing me to this sound way back when I was a step taller than a shorty.


Sun and Shine

Got an extra hour on the front end of the show and had the honor of chatting on air with Melissa O’Malley, Co-Founder/President of MASH PIT. It was a beautiful crisp morning and there was plenty of sun and a bunch of shine.

Outskirts of Town- Willie Nelson & Keb Mo
the Thrill is Gone- Willie Nelson & BB King
Hey Joe- Jerry Douglas
Honky Tonk Woman- Old & in the Gray
Memphis in the Meantime- Sam Bush w/Jerry Douglas (live)
You don’t mess Around w/me- Waylon Jennings
Aftermath USA- Drive by Truckers
Hit Somebody (the Hockey Song)- Warren Zevon
Quit Playing Games w/god- Mark Mothersbaugh
Move with you- Pork Tornado
Let me Take you to the Beach- Frank Zappa
I am the Cool- Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
Lil’ Liza Jane-Dr. John/Chris Barber Jazz Band (live)
Chevrolet- Taj Mahal
Atlas- the Wood Brothers (live)
Viva La Raza- Latin Playboys
Fish in the Dish- Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
This & That- Jamal Thomas
This That & the Other Thing- Skeebo Knight

American Woman- Trombone Shorty (live)
What is Hip?- Marcus Miller
Redd Foxx- the Poogie Bell Band
Cumana- Ed Alstrom
It’s all About Time- Horace X
Haram Aleyk- Natacha Atlas
Dr. Nick- Project Trio
Sweet Child O’Mine- Project Trio
Grass- Project Trio

Snake Woman- Charlie Wooton Project
a Mother’s Love- Snooks Eaglin
Joyful Noise- Breakestra
The Harder they Come- Josh Charles

Regiment- Brian Eno/David Byrne
**On air Live chat w/Melissa O’Malley of MASH PIT**
Georgia Brown- G Love & Special Sauce
Who’s got the Weed?- G Love & Special Sauce
Walking- Nneka
Drug of Choice- Mystic Bowie