Funkin’ underGround

Did a fill in for Mad Marcus on his Rock-n-Soul revue on a Saturday night late in November on WORT.. Here’s the first half of a ghetto-funkin-good-time:

No Pussy Blues- Grinderman
Psycho Sexual- Barry Adamson
Across 110th Street- Bobby Womack
Superpeople- the Notations
Just Because the Package has been Unwrapped & Opened- Alder Ray Black & the Fame Gang
Hot Tamales Pt.1- Prime Mates
Skinny Legs and All- Joe Tex
Man of the Street- Ironing Board Sam
Thinking Back- Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm
Hang on in There (inst)- Bobby Womack
She’s a Woman- Betty Davis
Bring it on Down to me Pt.1- Bobby Franklin’s Insanity
Junkie Chase- Curtis Mayfield
I’ve got to Find a Way (to hide my hurt) Pt.1- Moses Dillard & the Tex Town Display
Mama Said we Can’t Get Married- Warren Lee


Tall Shadow Away

I want to send out a miGhty greenarrowradio thank you to Eddie Angel of Los Straitjackets for being up early in Seattle to make the call in t0 talk about the Thursday 12/4 show at the Barrymore opening for and backing up Nick Lowe for the Quality Revue. We talked about the years of music, the newest album and how they have gained popularity in Mexico because of the masks and wrestling tights like in Lucha Libre. There was also plenty of music to go with the coolness of the conversation. Here’s what happened:

Nothing- the Get Up ft. Sabina Challenger
Why Don’t you do Right?- Bev Lee Harling (the Coleman Brothers Cha Cha Remix)
All Night Long- Four Blazes
Time Strength Patience- Hugh Gledhill Ft. Mudibu

Big Guns- Baker Brothers
Bouzouki Song- the Funk Ark
Aphasia- the Budos Band

Black Sabbath- Brown Sabbath
Freedom (the Gene Dudley Group Remix)- Lack of Afro
Hey Lover- Hardkandy Ft. Laura Vane

Fafi- Fantasma
Supalove- Andreya Triana

Midnight Hour- Little May
Jet Set- Los Straitjackets
Ghostbusters Theme- Los Straitjackets
** Live on air Conversation with Eddie Angel of Los Straitjackets**
Aerostar- Los Straitjackets
Stars Sellotaped- Lunatic Soul
180db- Aphex Twin
Boom Boom Boom- Just a Band & Octo Push
Future Forest- Eliot Lipp


Bunker Down

The first portion of the reGualrly schedule show was in a good hiding spot…but the eyes and ears of patience always finds:

The Perils of Private Mulvaney- Mike Auldridge/Jerry Douglas/Rob Ickes
Sleep Dep- the Absynth Quintet

Married to my Hack- the New Basement Tapes Ft. Elvis Costello
All You Have to do is Dream- Bob Dylan & the Band
I Wish you Would- J.D. McPherson
Tell ’em I’m Gone- Yusef/Cat Stevens Ft. Tinarwien

Monkey Man- Gov’t Mule (live 2009, Tower Theater, Philly)
The Czar- Bruce Katz Band
Turn Turn Turn- Bill Frisell
Snakecharmer- Dangermuffin
Megalodon- Big Something Ft. DJ Logic

Time Machine- the Blue Zeta Zeta Puppies
Heady Ways- Fly Golden Eagle
Let’s Turkey Trot- the Dollyrots
Golden Ticket- Primus

Old Knives- Cold Specks
You Mean the World to me- Nikki Yanofsky
Gipsy Woman- Voodoo Princess
Deliver Me- the Milk

(Intro) Danny Ray- Greg Hester (live at the Mission)
Can’t Stand Myself- Greg Hester (live at the Mission)
One Woman Army- Smoove & Turrell


A Strong World Song

The second half of the fill in proGram was build out of the strength of all around the world who put it to good use:

Barmer Jam #1- Barmer Boys
Firoziya- Sakar Khan
Kathi Ghorlo- Lakha Khan
Bhairavi- Amjad Ali Khan & the Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Attachment- Sameer Gupta
Full Moon Dance- Ah Kin
Les Lendemains M Lodieux- Pascal Lejeune
Inner Urge- Afro Bop Alliance
Choro Da Veve- Hendrik Meurkens
Segrado Do Samba- Souleance

Allah- Dobet Gnahoré
Gbaza- Dobet Gnahoré
The Story Of Monkey- Somi
When Rivers Cry- Somi Ft. Common
Ami Ya Gamal- the Nile Project (live)

From End to End- The Touré-Raichel Collective
Sega- Ali Farka Touré & Ry Cooder
Tea Ceremony I- Etran Finatawa
Iguefan- Etran Finatawa
Ok Oyot System- Extra Golden


Light Face Light Time

Did another EARly morning fill in and the first half of it was the see throuGh you were not seeing before:

Invocation of the Spirit Spell- Jozef Van Wissen
Melody One- Joe DeVita
Melody Two- Joe DeVita
Quiet Snowfall- Carolina Eyck & Christopher Tarnow
White Cylinder (a)- the Cellar and Point

Cat Riding on Roomba- Happy Family
Mezare Israel- Jazz Work Shop

Limbo- Dels
Mr. E- James Farm
Barber Shop- Wayne Horvitz & the Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble
Three- Nicholas Payton
The Mothers Suite Movement III Ritual of the Take- Fresh Cut Orchestra
A Snapshot of the Soul- the Microscopic Septet

October Song- Albare
Black Arc- the Process
Noda Matic- HUW
2100- A Love Electric Ft. John Medeski


Wheel Spun Stuck Atop

I want to thank friend of the proGram, Jake Shimabukuro for returning to the show to discuss his upcoming show at the Barrymore. He and I played a little catch up and then we dove into the difference in this show: a accompanying bass player and the recently purchased Bari-Ukulele. We talked about how his approach has been since his first album as well as what was in store for a new release Spring 2015. We also dissected his interpretation of the epically recoGnizable Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen and how he almost couldn’t get the sound he desired, and he is still considering that tune a work-in-proGress. There was a spinning musical wheel as well for the second half of the show:

Freedom Time- Dawn Pemberton
Be My Husband- Rubblebucket & Landlady
Daddy- Emma Donovan & the Putbacks
Lip Service- Voodoo Princess

Scissors Paper Stone- Skeewiff & Stephen Gray
The Butcher’s Bride- Calibro 35

I Just Want to be (like myself)- Robbie Hill’s Family Affair
Sport- Lightnin’ Rod
Cry for Help- Greg Hester (live at the Mission)
That’s it- Bill Dickens
Man is a Monster- the Funk Ark
Burnt Offering- the Budos Band
Lay it on me- Smoove & Turrell
Exodus (interlude)- The Greg Foat Group (live at the Playboy Club, London)
Funky Fanfare- The Greg Foat Group (live at the Playboy Club, London)

Jimmy’s Jive- Jimmy Nolan
Fung Ku- Marter & Yony
Sunshine Girl/Rub a Dub Love- Dubtonic Kru
You Made us Change- Ephemerals
Ugali- Batida

With You Always- Jake Shimabukuro
When You’re Down- Jake Shimabukuro
***Live on air Conversation with Jake Shimabukuro***
Thriller- Jake Shimabukuro (live, Japan)
Be My Baby- Brian Lopez


Meeting with the Sea

The first half of the actual proGram this week is where solid meets liquid….two states of soul:

Panhandle Rag- Mike Auldridge/Jerry Douglas/Rob Ickes
Boomerang- the Absynth Quintet
Georgia Drumbeat- Dom Flemons

Dress it up, Better Have it all- Bob Dylan & the Band
The Devil Came From Kansas- Yusef/Cat Stevens

Native Man- Bandallamas
Playground Love- Air
Telstar- Bill Frisell
Down Don’t Bother me- the Derek Trucks Band (live in Chicago)
Homecoming- Bruce Katz Band
Little Douglas- Dangermuffin Ft. Keller Williams
Sirens- Big Something
You Just Gotta Know my Mind- Crystal Jacqueline

**Down by the River Mustapha Rep0rt of Weather**
Dirty- Bugs in the Dark
Magic Steven- Fly Golden Eagle
Save me- Bruiser Queen
On the Radio- Bruiser Queen


Just Another Pretty Face

The second half of the fill in for Rob Roberts and the Morning Show was just a look at another one of the pretty people. Inside and out, it is not what we see…it s the what the feelinGs caused. Here is a potential theme song for the pretties:

A Walk in the Rain- Wayne Horvitz & the Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble
Six- Nicholas Payton
Star Tune- the Microscopic Septet

Stomp Stomp Stomp- Elephant Wrecking Ball
Rhapsody- Alex Mercado Trio
18th Letter of Silence- Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet

A Love Supreme- Rufus Harley
Gocmenler- Ilhan Ersain’s Wonderland
Fight Back Jack- I Led 3 Lives

Ram Japo Ji- Manika Kaur
Cadence- Bela Fleck/Zakir Hussain/Edgar Meyer & the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Raag Bhim Ka Phera- Lakha Khan
Durga- Amjad Ali Khan & the Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Bhupali- Amjad Ali Khan & the Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Aaye Na Balam- Sameer Gupta


The Melt Family

Did a two and a half hour fill in for Rob Roberts and the Morning show preceding the reGularly scheduled greenarrowradio time-slot. The first half and a half started off in the cold but ended it in the waxy disappearance of figures warmth:

Scherzo:Allegro Molto:String Quartet in A Major, OP.2- The Ensō String Quartet
Contrupunctus II- Kronos Quartet and Jeff Mills
White Cylinder (b)- the Cellar and Point

Kju- JÜ and Kjetil Møster
Dear Joanne- JÜ and Kjetil Møster
Return the Tides- Rob Mazurek & Black Cube SP
Agpaitic- Wadada Leo Smith/Jamie Saft/Joe Morris/Balazs Pandi

Rodriguez- Molé
Portal Site for the Sightseeing- Happy Family

Palo Colorado Dream- Anthony Pirog
It Came Down from the Night & Stood on the Porch Until I Invited it in for Tea- Jonathan Badger
The Bear- Jonathan Badger
Sledge Tread- Dylan Ryan/Sand

Beyond Form- HUW
Dewey Circle- Walking Distance


Stone Baby Love

The final portion of the proGram was a stone baby love, daddy-o:

Sexual Healing- Hot 8 Brass Band
Justine- T Bird & the Breaks

Get Carter- Calibro 35
Headband- The Funk Ark

Think it Over- Early Clover & the Georgia Soul Drifters
La Tumba de fu Manchu (Mr. Battery Remix)- Ray Lugo & the Boogaloo Destroyers
Black Hills- the Budos Band
Dancing with my Mates Until Dawn- the Baker Brothers

Clean Living Under Difficult Circumstances- Lack of Afro Ft. Jack Tyson Charles
At the Shrine- the Shaolin Afronauts

Fellowship- Akashic Record
Papa’s Got a Brand new Pigbag- The Greg Foat Group (live at the Playboy Club, London)
Kumite- the Polish Ambassador/Mr. Lif/Ayla Nereo Ft. Chali 2na
Superhero- Dragon Fli Empire

Blaow- the Bug Ft. Daddy Freddy
Remembrance- Amp Live
The Beginning- TOKiMONSTA
Dusty Stars- TOKiMONSTA

Bones- Maia Vidal
Chrome Units- Submotion Orchertra
I Colored it in For You ( Bill Laswell Remix)- Sparkler
The Fourth Dimension- Hieroglyphic Being


Bearly Made it

The middle portion of the proGram featured two guests. I want to thank Jeff Austin for being a welcomed fresh guest to the proGram. We discussed his new album, the show he will be a part of this coming week at the Majestic with the Travelin’ McCourys, the Bluegrass Ball and how the new music is a transforming eyepiece into the past. I’d also ike to thank friend of the proGram Mr. Sonny Knight for revisiting with us as he and the Lakers make their way to the Frequency tonight with their warm soulful funtimes. This bear was watching over the time as the music slipped outta its view and into your ears:

**Greenarrowradio promo by Somi**
Lady Revisited- Somi Ft. Angelique Kidjo
Allassal Terey- The Touré Raichel Collective
Deni Deni- The Touré Raichel Collective

Sut Sanaen 2- Khun Narin Electric Phin Band
Guyala- the Nile Project (live)
Barra So- Raja Kassis
Tequila Death- Troker

The Bacon Shake- Jinkx Monsoon Ft. Fred Schneider
Baja- Bill Frisell
Odds and Ends- Bob Dylan & the Band

Editing Floor Blues- Yusef/Cat Stevens Ft. Charlie Musselwhite
Novi- Bandallamas
Time Flies- Bruce Katz Band
Fiddling Around- Jeff Austin Band (live 10/25/2014, Portland OR)
***Live on air Conversation with Jeff Austin***
15 Steps- Jeff Austin Band (live 10/25/2014, Portland OR)
That Was the Whiskey- Antigone Rising
For Buddy- Mike Auldridge/Jerry Douglas/Rob Ickes

Poor Little Rich Girl- Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls
Bold Soul Sister, Bold Soul Brother- Black on White Affair
Sonny’s Boogaloo- Sonny Knight & His Fabulous Lakers
***Live on air Conversation with Mr. Sonny Knight***
Juicy Lucy- Sonny Knight & His Fabulous Lakers


W’all Sea

The first third of today’s proGram took to the sea with a wall of protection. The sounds can protect you from most wrong…this sounds you heard, they were…how you said….DIFFERENT….different how? They were understand but not understandable…understand?

Minuetto #3- Ensō String Quartet
Cello Suite #1- Ron Carter & Gary Bartz

Neighborhood- Walking Distance
Cartoon Element- Walking Distance

Slide- Happy Family
Motian- Anthony Pirog
Dotter- Jonathan Badger
Tabletop (b)- the Cellar and Point

Cahuita- Jneiro Jarel
TNFJ- Jonathan Scales Fourchestra

Mortgage on My Soul- Dylan Ryan/Sand
Reasons- Mole
Lucky Dog- Mission Creep

Press Play- Dred Scott Trio
Discipline Meets the Offbeat One- Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet
The 21st Century Trad Band- Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet

E.S.P.- Jeff Berlin Ft. Mike Clark
Time Falls- Jon Batiste/Chad Smith/Bill Laswell
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen- the Hot Sardines


Birdbath is the Word

I want to thank Alex Skolnick for being a guest during the second half of the proGram. We talked nothing about his band, Testament, because our time was spent talking about his newest project, Planetary Coalition. Alex is a very cool cat and our conversation about the collaborative spirit of this project took shape with vivid images of how the toGetherness of all was considered greatly in the making. Alex is a sound chameleon, and his time with Rodrigo y Gabriela proved a great beGinning to an around the worldly project. Here are my chosen sounds to go along:

Danced in the Moonlight- Bandallamas
The Tattooed Lady & the Alligator Man- Marcia Ball
V- Hookworms
On Leaving- Hookworms

Witches of Ulster- Marco Benevento
Words are the Weapon- Backbeat System
Steady- Giant Guerrilla Dub Squad
Baby, I’m a Star- Radio Riddler Ft. Beverly Knight

Minor Details- Afro Bop Alliance
On Broadway- Tito Puente
El Solo Toro- The Untouchables
Playa Del Ropa- Planetary Coalition
Rock of Ramallah- Planetary Coalition

Aquarelado do Brasil- Ari Barroso
A Penz- Metro
A Tuz- Corvina
Egy Lany Nem Ment Haza- Omega Redstar
Celestial Empire- The Loons
LSD- The Thanes
The Avengers Theme- Icarus Peel
Hard Coming Love- Sendelica

In the Light of the Miracle- Lonnie Holley
Planted a Thought- Oh Mercy

Blues for Now- Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet
Acid Love- Albare

***Live on air Conversation with Alex Skolnick***
Allah La Ke- Planetary Coalition


For Sail

I want to thank Alma for being a guest during the first half of the proGram. Her beautifully soulful voice was a welcomed freshness to the show. We talked about her Madison roots, the making of her new EP “Tactics” and the conversation naturally turned into my noticing how much of a solid role model she is. I was pleased she was able to be on from L.A. and it was worth it. There was also some music made into a steady flow… Here’s the trickle that became more:

Anthem for the Earnest- Kaki King
Sunrise Serenade- Mike Auldridge/Jerry Douglas/Rob Ickes
Your Feets too Big- the Sardines

Til the Seas run Dry- Dom Flemons
Folsom Prison Blues- Bob Dylan & the Band (basement tapes)
Big Boss Man- Yusef/Cat Stevens Ft. Charlie Musselwhite
Messin’ with the Kid- Bill Frisell

Ghost in Your Closet- Voodoo Princess
Deeper- Dawn Pemberton
Tactics (interlude)- Alma
Tactics- Alma

***Live on air conversation with Alma***
Blind Side- Alma
Voodoo- Emma Donovan & the Putbacks
Freedom- Early Clover & the Georgia Soul Drifters
Knock Knock- Nikki Yanofsky
Do Your Thing- 6is Toys

Sideshow Superstar- Greg Hester (live at the Mission)
I Just Want More- Smoove & Turrell
Sweet Magritte- Hugh Gledhill
The Poet- Olli Ahvenlahti
Wild About You Baby- Bruce Katz Band Ft. Jimmy Bennett