Which Way it Flows Goes

If you know you can follow, if you get lost you can carve anew….the starting line can be erased and the finish line often is found elsewhere…go with the flow…go with the flow. The music in the second half of the proGram’s setlist is a guide only..here it is:

Sunny is Drunk- Mike Dillon
Hit There- Poogie Bell Band ->
Dark & Happy- Poogie Bell Band
Wake up- Heem the Music Monsters
Teacherman- Barbara St. Claire
Funktown- Nate Calhoun
Mellow Feeling- Barbara Lynn
Street Beats- Ron Levy’s Wild Kingdom

Wait & See- the Heshoo Beshoo Group
Last Time- the Anchors
Flaming Souls- Mosquito
Peace to you- RonKat Spearman Katdelic Ft. George Clinton/Kim Manning/Belita Woods
High- Seravince
Truth- Karen Nielsen
New World- Zap Mama (live KCRW Studio)
Asa Branco- Ballake Sissoko
Garden- Papadosio
The Throwaway- Yancy Boys Ft. Frank Nitt
Time to Get Loose- All Good Funk Alliance Ft. Bigstuff & Tank (Skeewiff Remix)

No Time to Play- Guru Ft. Ronny Jordan & DC Lee
Johnny B Goode- Lorenzo MenzerSchmidt
Check the Gage- Lorenzo MenzerSchmidt


Barrel of Somethings

I want to thank Ken Field for being an impromptu guest on the proGram today. Even on his birthday we made it a point of to connect and discuss his latest release on Innova Recordings, Sensorium: Music for Dance and Film”, the Honk! Festival (featuring Madison’s own Forward Marching Band), his work with musAner as well as Animal/Mineral/Vegetable importance. We share Sandhill Crane importance and of course, my time with him would not be complete if I didn’t find out he’ll be getting me some new tracks from Revolutionary Snake Ensemble soon. Here is what the barrel had in it before that chat:

Barocco- Dylan Rose
Avoid Sprinter- Curtis Hasselberg ->
Tux is Traitor- Curtis Hasselberg
Walking- the Kandinsky Effect

Breathless- Grooving in Green
the Fruit is for Everyone- the Growlers ->
Derka Blues- the Growlers

Uptown Drifter- Vernon Reid
Heading for a Fall- Auralcandy
Daisies- the Soft Hearted Scientists

Stoned Immaculate- Jim Morrison w/the Doors
Hot Jelly Roll Blues- Hot Tuna
the Beacon- Blues Traveler
I’m a Mess- Lorenzo MenzerSchmidt
One Track Mind- Wet Willie (live Woodstock GA)
Knocking- the Lucky Peterson Band Ft. Tamara Peterson (live at the 55Arts Club Berlin)

Button to Button- Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee
OnOff- Ken Field
Noozy- Ken Field

***On air Conversation with Ken Field***
FrontBack- Ken Field
Two Way Ticket Across the Black Sea- musAner

No Rest in the Nest

the final part of the proGram keeps the nest a rockin’ and the branches swinGin’:

Halla Bol- Red Baraat
Demons- Mike Dillon
Ghumba Zumba- Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee
Bed- Ken Field

Level it Out- Actual Proof
Chaing Gang- Ladysmith Black Mambazo Ft. Lou Rawls
Ntombi Mbali- Vusi Mahlasela
Come with Me- the Heroes
Intandane- Phillip Malea & the Movers
Little Girl- Soul Throbs
Can you Feel it- Electric Six
Allelujah Amen- Olufumi
Wulu Wulu- Bongo Kwue
Change- Kiwi

Just a Hand (Secai Remix)- Blue Foundation
Get your Sh*t Together- Pilowfight

Slicker than Most- Guru Ft Gary Barnicle
Plush- Tiga
Conchis Bliss- Midnight Spin


and Gotcha….these will be tracks you’d be sure to be ok with being trapped with:

Hour of Magic- Jim Morrison with the Doors
the A470 Song- the Soft Hearted Scientists
Don’t Run & Hide- the Higher State
Even the Light- Grooving in Green

Sector Drift- ProjeKct Two
Sector Patrol- ProjeKct Two
Subterranean Homesick Alien- Radiohead (Acoustic KRCW Studio)
The Nina, the Pinta, the Santa Maria- Jason Vivone & the Billy Bats
Tragic Mulatto Blues- Jacky Terrasson
Brazil- Lou Pallo Ft. Frank Vignola
Blind- Talking Heads
The Third Degree- the Dynamites Ft. Charles Walker
Bill Collector- the Jive Turkeys
No Goodbyes- Cochemea Gastelum
Spicy Brown- Third Coast Kings
Hittin’ it Hahd & Sweet- Ron Levy’s Wild Kingdom

Nassau Jam (Smoove’s Funky Jam Remix)- the Bahama Soul Club
All is All- RonKat Spearman Katdelic
Hug Lorenzo (Daytoner Remix)- Nick Pride & the Pimptones
Don’t Play Around- DJ Nu Mark Ft. Aloe Blacc & Charles Bradley
Satellite Beneath the Stars- Osunlade

Chaos (Eymarel Remix Ft Agent 23)- Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band
I’m Feelin’ you- DJ VAdim Ft Greg Blackman (Mind Elixir Remix)
A Stop Motion Bloom- Wax Tailor
the Sound- Wax Tailor Ft Mattic

Tracks to Who Knows

On a day to celebrate beings of honor, go on your ways that have yet to be discovered and sniff:

Effervescing Elephant- Cat Doorman
Let’s Skateboard- the Not Its!

Watson Allman- Sam Bush
the Bald Headed Judge- Dirk Powell
These Days- Dr. Dog
I Will Come- Alpha Rev
Levi- Old Crow Medicine Show

The Wanderer- Sons of Huns
Timesnakes- Sun Angle

He’s Frank (Slight Return)- the BPA Ft. Iggy Pop
For once- Ra Ra Riot
Sacred Ground- Adam Ezra Band
Medication- Daniel Pearson

Motorcycle 666- Pop Levi
…The Establishment Blues- Sixto Rodriguez

I bet you Gotta Come Back to me- Buzzy Linhart
We Can’t End this Way- Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
Water on my Fire- Albert Lee
Best Damn Fool- Buddy Guy (live at Legends)
Smooth Sailing- the Lucky Peterson Band Ft. Tamara Peterson (live at the 55 Arts Club Berlin)
I live the Life I Love- James Blood Ulmer & the Memphis Blood Blues Ft. Vernon Reid (live Lowdown Husdon Blues Fest)

New Places to Soar

Sending the third portion of the show to the new space….same place….lost face…..

Try it- Sky Picnic
Sugarfoot Stomp- Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee
Ding Dong the Party is Over- Mike Dillon

So Strange- Hundred Strong & Joseph Malik Ft. Lou Angel
I can’t Cry No More- Adrian Younge
Luna Moth- Osunlade->
Sour the Plan- Osunlade
Day One- Toro Y Moi
Blood in the Water- Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra

Shosholoza- Ladysmith Black Mambazo Ft. Lucky Dube/Bhekumuzi Luthull/Hugh Masekela/Thandiswa Mazwai & Friends
Heaven in my Heart- Vusi Mahlasela Ft. Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Gwinyitshe- the Toreadors
Back Home Soul- Down Tones
Bazali Bam- Bazali Bam
Sun Never Set- Kiwi
Little Betelnut- Red Baraat->
Tenu Leke- Red Baraat

Tunnel Hideaway

I found these next tracks while hiding out under the bridGe. The sentiment isn’t lost when stopping to think about the titles and the path. The middle portion of the proGram has been sent in motion like a surprising flow thru the tunnels into the field where the normal is only air. Trying to breathe them in:

Soldier- Adam Ezra Group
When you Gonna Run- Aplha Rev
Higher (Supermom)- Elin Ruth

Put out Your Shoulder- Night Moves
Rock Paper Scissors- the Not Its!
Yeah!- Cat Doorman
Stinkeye- Bill Harley & Keith Munslow

Party Kids- Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside
Criminal- Yonder Mountain String Band

Don’t Look Twice- Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
Too Long in Exile- Van Morrison
Freight Leader- Eric Clapton/Jimmy Page
Somebody had Their Head Kicked in Tonight- Fleetwood Mac
Hole in my Life without you- Buzzy Linhart
The World’s in a Tangle- Lucky Peterson Ft. Tamara Peterson (live @ 55 Arts Club Berlin)->
Kiss- Lucky Peterson Ft. Tamara Peterson (live @ 55 Arts Club Berlin)

First spin Amarrass

It was a pleasure today to have friend and scene manager Ankur Malhotra of Amarrass Records in studio today to talk about all things Amarrass Records including the Amarrass Derest Music Festival, work with amazing musicmen like the Barmer Boys and Lakha Khan and Sakar Khan, as well as a mutual friend in Vieux Farka Touré. Describing the field recordings in detail and the live desert fest from the man who helped make it go was like being there. We will certainly be inviting Ankur back on to fill us in more about this great music, and the wonderful people helping to keep it alive. Here s what happened in the first part of the show when he and I were in the now:

Nothing 19- Milford Graves
The Cosmos- Sun Ra
Free Music Quartet #1- Free Music Quartet
Born in a Suitcase- Either Orchestra
Sanity- Ken Field ->
Final E- Ken Field
13A Corner View from Robin Street- Reggie Quinerly

In studio introduction to Amarrass Records with Ankur Malhotra
Na Maar Naina de Teer (intro)- Lakha Khan ->*
Na Maar Naina de Teer (in Raag Bilawal)- Lakha Khan*
Bamer Jam #1- Bamer Boys (live Amarrass Desert Music Fest 2011)
Train Song #1- Sakar Khan*
Meeting of the Mintrals (Desert Jam #2)- Vieux Farka Touré/Lakha Khan/Madou Sidiki Diabate/Barmer Boys
(live Amarrass Desert Music Fest 2011)
In studio Outroduction of Amarrass Records with Ankur Malhorta

* Denoted Field Recordings First Time Aired Ever.

Back to this Planet

and I landed with Fareed Haque. I want to thank Fareed for being an outta this world guest on the proGram. We spoke of so many interplanetary elevated concepts such as how to extrapolate the being of the sound, the energy exchanGe of a live show (this Thursday 1/17 High Noon Saloon), the essentials of Mathgames! and the ancient and the new dance toGether. Along the way, the third part of the proGram went zipping thru space with the vibrations of these songs in your inner ear-holes:

Can’t Have Enough- the Dynamites Ft. Charles Walker
Roughneck- Third Coast Kings
Time Wasting- Baby Charles
Sunny Sunday- Ron Levy’s Wild Kingdom

Sitting Here all Alone- the Waters
YuYo- Bobby Hutchenson
Afrodisia- Kenny Dorham Octet
Afreaka- Lee Morgan
Soul Time Nzimande Go- Bra Sello & His Band
Wozani Mahipi- Mahotella Queens
Skophom- The S.A. Move
Soul “Imbaq”- the Soul Prophets
Live on air Conversation with Fareed Haque***
Trimodal- Mathgames!
Time to Bounce- Tom Tom Club
Mackin’ with no Hands- RonKat Spearman Katdelic
Brighter Day- Nick Pride & the Pimptones
(Fab Samperi Remix)
One Day- Larry Graham & Graham Central Station Ft. Raphael Saadiq
Banana Skank (Wafa Remix)– Roots Manuva
Agbambo- Bongos Kwue
Las Alturas De Simpson- Piquete Tipico
La Patera- Watcha Clan
Say That- Toro Y Moi
Just to Make me Feel Good- Adam & Bikini

Wha’choo lookin’ at?

Give it to me straiGht doc, I can take it……..Here……:

Can’t Get Away- Sixto Rodriguez
So you Wanna be a Rock N Roll Star- Patti Smith
Louisiana 1927- Randy Newman (live KCRW Studio)
The Fall of Troy- Tom Waits (live KCRW Studio)
Hey Hey, My My (into the black)- Neil Young & Crazy Horse (live)
Worried Down with the Blues- Gov’t Mule Ft. Grag Rzab (live)
Uptight- Tedeschi Trucks Band (live)
Gentrification Blues- Scrapomatic
Golden Hour- Twinemen
My Little Playhouse- Steve Freund (live)
HooDoo Man Blues- Willie BIG EYES Smith (live)
West Coast Idea- Eric Clapton
Look Down at my Woman- Jeremy Spencer
That Ol’ Mule- Stevie DuPree & the Delta Flyers
100% Dynamite- Lulubelle III

Let’s do it Like They did- Sol ->
Mister Frank- Sol
Ghost Song- Jim Morrison w/the Doors
All the World is Love- the Seventh Ring of Saturn
Then the Heartache Begins- the ReStoned
The Midnight Dance of the Mexican Vampire- Soft Hearted Scientists

Liquid Diet- Jason Vivone & the Billy Bats
Introspection- Mac Gollehon
Casino 14- Mac Gollehon

Energy InterchanGe

The siGht forced the space of place to reconcile the other. Join me on this walk…

Outer Space Inc.- Sun Ra
Dolphy’s Days- Sonny Simmons
Ghosts- Albert Ayler
The Ark- Ornette Coleman (live Town Hall Concert 1962)
{Autumn} Allegro- Chinese Baroque Players
Vertigo Suite, the Nightmare- Matt Haimovitz & Christopher O’Riley
Interludio IV- Omar Sosa ->
Angustiado- Omar Sosa

Otic- Mario Pavone Octet
Wee (Allen’s Alley)- Dizzy Gillespie
Stomp Off, Let’s Go- the Fat Babies
Freedmantown Interlude- Reggie Quinerly ->
The Virginia Gentleman- Reggie Quinerly

Nutty/Ode to Billie Joe- Either Orchestra
Scrapple from the Apple- Steve Bailey
Is there Life on Zarg?- ProjeKct Two ->
Low Life in Sector Q3- ProjeKct Two
Mistaken Identity- Vernon Reid
High Wire, the Aerialist- Corea, Clarke & WHite Ft. Chaka Khan (live)
Just a Gigolo- Jacky Terrasson
Everything is Broken- Ben Sidran ->
Highway 61 Revisited- Ben Sidran
Caravan- Lou Pallo Ft. Nokie Edwards

Where the Stuff’s at

Placed just so:

Blue Mug- Gus Gus (Live KCRW Studio)
Paranoid Jungle- Midnight Magic
Summalove- Third Coast Kings
Hotdoggin’- Nick Pride & the Pimptones
(Diesler Remix)
Kind of Latin Rhythm- the Juju Orchestra (Smoove Remix)
7th Street Groove- Empresarios
A Cool Cat in Town- Tape Five Ft. Brenda Boykin
Seven Nation Army- Nostalgia 77 Ft. Alice Russell
Bollymunster- the String Cheese Incident (live)
Shruggy Ji- Red Baraat
DiDJeridoo- Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band
Tiba Kamo- Phillip Malela
Akulalwa- the Mgababa Queens
Funky Message- the Heroes
Olesafrica- Elikeh
Lover- the Cast of Fela Ft. Antibalas
Ministry of Aggression- Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra
Congalegra- Horace Parlan
Batuque- Dom La Nena
Una Samba en Chicago- Angel D’Cuba
Jetsetter- Musaner
Trembling- the Saffron
Takasim Salama- the Egyptian Project

African Dub Crossing the Fantims of an Opera- Denis Péan
Gold Dub- Resonators
Morpheus- Danny Moon

Last Train to Kingston- Beaten by Them
Early Morning- Issac Delusion
Safety’s Off- Beacon
Seamazen- Colin Edwin & Jon Durant
Galactic Cowboy- DJ Sol Rising
Angle It- Nappy Riddem
(DJ Wood Remix)
Tonight- Dark Party
The Fat East Coast- Exodus Quartet
Summer Down- Kevin England
As Red as my Eyes Get- Peace Bureau
Intro- Guru

Hear, sit here.

From the outcropping to the river bend…this natural seat with a view was where I closed my eyes and imaGined I was broadcasting from…..Here is the sounds that filled that place:

Leaving of Liverpool- Shane McGowen w/Johnny Depp & Gore Verbinski
This is the the Fake- Luno
Winter- Triple Hex
Party Clock- Thorcraft Cobra
Dance with Me- Ra Ra Riot
Cast Away- Earl Greyhound

The Dove- Heliotropes
Big City- Western Medicine
Problems in D.C.- Western Medicine
While you Reload- Jaill

Crazy Clown Time- David Lynch
CP Time- Vernon Reid
The Stars that Play with Sam’s Dice- Jimi Hendrix
Let me Lie- Trey Anastasio
Lonesome Dream- Phillip Reebuck
No Definitions- Grayson Capps
No Life at all- Floyd Miles Ft. Gregg Allman/Dickey Betts
It’s Easy- JJ Cale & Eric Clapton Ft. Derek Trucks
Soulbilly Music- Stevie DuPree & the Delta Flyers
Running Away Again- Leo Hull
Uh Oh!- Lulubelle III

Gravedigger’s Blues- Leroy Powell & the Messengers
Do the Nod- Jason Vivone & the Billy Bats ->
The Black Lone Ranger- Jason Vivone & the Billy Bats
Chainey Do- Taj Mahal
Baby Please don’t go- Them Ft. Van Morrison
Higher Power- the Soul of John Black
Voodoo Chile/Sunshine of your Love- Buddy Guy (live at Legends)
No Cuttin’ Loose- Nicole Hart

Lookin’ out Spot

The benchmark of many stories…ideas….listeninGs and listen ins. A Spot worth a childhood…. In the first part of today’s proGram…this is what the surrounding EARth played to me:

Nothing 11 10- Milford Graves
Giblet- Sunny Murray
Black Mysticism- Charles Tyler Ensemble
Trivial Assault- the Dead Kenny G’s
Amplifier Hum- Alec K. Redfern & the Eye Sores
Vanished- Ahleuchatistas

{Arcade Fire} Empty Room- Matt Haimovitz/Christopher O’Riley
{SPRING} Allegro- Chinese Baroque Players
Bye Bye Blackbird- Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
Let’s Go- Béla Fleck & the Marcus Roberts Trio Ft. R.Jordan/J.Marsalis
Interludio III- Omar Sosa
So All Freddie- Omar Sosa
Gran’s Blues- Matt Eakle
Koto- Paul Winter Consort ->
Bansuri & Saxophone- Paul Winter Consort
New Socks- Mario Pavone Octet
Which Thousand Words- A.Parsons/G.Lewin/J.Patitucci/B.Monder
Moanin’ Introduction- Either Orchestra -> (live)
Moanin’- Either Orchestra (live)
Smithsonian Institute Blues- Fast ‘N’ Bulbous
Sector Shift- ProjeKct Two ->
Snake Drummers of Sector Q 3- ProjeKct Two ->
Escape from Sagittarius A- ProjeKct Two
Hackensack- Corea/Clark & White