Daytime Shadow

The 6th edition of the Springtime spin-off proGram, The Yellow Light, took the colors as the fluff flew over:

Movement 4- Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders W/London Symphony Orchestra
Porcelain (reprise Version)- Moby Ft. Jim James
Somuchmoreaware- møziz
Fallingisgrowing- møziz

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Poughtu- Serge Bulat w/Katie Buckley & Nino Errera
Hope You’re Doin’ Better- Mndsgn
Grind- BARK

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Love Bite- Middle Name Dance Band Ft. Natalie Slade
Yanıyorum- Tugba & Cagri

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Asphalt Homeland- Ghost Funk Orchestra
Distant Mode- Gary Bartz Adrian Younge Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Black And Brown- Gary Bartz Adrian Younge Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Wisconsin Sound: Mr. Chair

The Wisconsin Union Theater’s new online event series, called Wisconsin Sound, will exclusively feature Wisconsin artists, and on April 11th we were treated to some Mr. Chair. The Theater team created this new series both for its patrons as well as to help support performance artists, many of whom have experienced canceled performances due to COVID-19. Mr. Chair looks like a jazz combo, enchants like a string quartet, and electrifies like a rock band, all while delighting listeners with their fresh and authentic sound. As classically-trained musicians well-versed in jazz, electronics, prog rock, world music and beyond, Mr. Chair is a contemporary fusion ensemble for music fans of all backgrounds. Their compositions are long-form journeys – sometimes delicate and sweet, sometimes thrashing with unbridled energy and conviction. Their sound palette is diverse, and used to tell stories in styles cinematic, surreal, romantic, funky, whimsical, and always captivating. They perform original works as well as their own arrangements of iconic pieces from Stravinsky to Bach. Mr. Chair can fit any size room. They design acoustic shows for intimate cabaret settings all the way up to thrilling concert hall performances with full string orchestras.

Made Of This Dust

The final portion of the proGram reminded us all that we are the stars in our own show:

Calm Down Cologne- Garage A Trois Ft. Stanton Moore, Charlie Hunter & Skerik
Highly Medicated- Mara TK

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Visions Of Love- Gary Bartz / Adrian Younge / Ali Shaheed Muhammad
The Message- Gary Bartz / Adrian Younge / Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Blue Jungles- Gary Bartz / Adrian Younge / Ali Shaheed Muhammad

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Movement 2- Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders Ft. London Symphony Orchestra
Movement 3- Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders Ft. London Symphony Orchestra
Movement 5- Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders Ft. London Symphony Orchestra
Moonman- Nick Hakim & Roy Nathanson

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Sister Susannah- Anoushka Shankar
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Shabi-Bi-Di-Do- The Dutch Benglos
Utammada- Ismail & Sixu Touré

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Young Lies- Poté Ft. Damon Albarn
Long Legged Larry- Aesop Rock
Rockafucker- Epsilon One

Stars Shine On

The middle sets of the proGram kept us listening and looking upward and outward:

Keppe, ‘K Zien Ier Voe Joen- Guy Verlinde
Testify- Elizabeth King & The Gospel Souls
Shake That Man- Sunday wilde

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Promises I’ve Made- Andrew Gabbard
Treat You Right (Soul Version)- Jeff White
Yard Birds- True Loves
Treat Me Bad- Izy

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Why Can’t We Live Together- Dr. Lonnie Smith Ft. Iggy Pop
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Kick To The Head, Burrito To The Face- Robert Walter Ft. Gary Bartz & The Greyboy Allstars
Volcanic Acne- Robert Walter Ft. Gary Bartz & The Greyboy Allstars
Just Start Groovin’- George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners
Porter 13A- George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners

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She Ain’t No Fluffer- The Handcuffs

The NiGht Sky Appears

The first piece of this weeks proGram. showed the stars glimmering throughout.

White Line Fever- Bobby Osborne
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Hahahaohhoho- Yellow Ostrich
WHALE- Yellow Ostrich
Love Killed Cobain- Az U R
I Might- Dree Leer

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Country Buzz- Steve Keenan Band
Whiskey Drinking Blues- Steve Keenan Band
Eyes Of A Woman- Cole Myronuk & The Wild
Spanish Leonard- The Roosters

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Bo’s Veranda (Travolta’s Walk)- Hypnosonics
Like a Damn Fool- Hypnosonics
Livin’ With You- Hypnosonics

This Branch Served

The 5th edition of the Springtime edition of The Yellow Light. Look into the lines:

Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright- Adam Moezinia
Silicon Road- Mischa Blanos
Now’s The Time- Steve Hunt
SALT- Joey Alexander

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Spiritual Ideation- Gary Bartz, Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge
FREEDOM- Jon Batiste
TELL THE TRUTH- Jon Batiste

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Live From The Apollo- Lorne Lofsky
We See- John Patitucci, Vinnie Colaiuta & Bill Cunliffe
Wildwood- Jack Brandfield Ft. Randy Napoleon & Rodney Whitaker

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Tenderly- Marko Mebus & Wüste Welle BIG BAND

Springtime Fuzzy Glow

The final portion of this week’s proGram took the already great and watched it turn into different…perfect differences:

Soul Vibes Summit- Trog’low
Ballin’ ’72- Trog’low
Speak Easy on a Quiet Moonless Night Dub- Lee “Scratch” Perry & The Soundwave
F. Pan Landing- Fimber Bravo
Mounadji ’76- Mackjoss
LIMYÈ-A- Voilaaa Ft. Lass, David Walters & Pat Kalla

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Running- Bratři
Verba- Trigaida
The Stranger- The Midnight
Ghost In Your Stereo- The Midnight

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Paul P. Sure- Pocket Protection

Sprung Out

The middle part of the proGram really took care of SUM of tha’ funkier sides of the calendar:

Imagine- Mindi Abair
Sunshine Superman- Dr. Lonnie Smith Ft. Iggy Pop

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Stormy (Wallace and Morris ‘North Street West’ Vocal Remix)- Greg Blackman
Hell of a Ride- WELLSPRINGS LTD
Calling England Home- Anthony Joseph
Places Names- Nick Waterhouse
B. Santa Ana, 1986- Nick Waterhouse
Champion- Cliff Beach

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Till Minne Av Lilly Lindström- Eric Malmberg
WE ARE- Jon Batiste Ft. St. Augustine High School Marching 100, David Gauthier, Gospel Soul Children Choir, Craig Adams, Braedon Gautier, Brennan Gautier & Autumn Rowe
ADULTHOOD- Jon Batiste Ft. Hot 8 Brass Band

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Crying For Hope- George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners
Corry’s Snail and Slug Death Snail- Robert Walter Ft. Gary Bartz

Under The Tree

The first part of the proGram was hanging out under the pine tree all Winter long:

Nightflyer- Allison Russell
The Medicine Man- Keb’ Mo’ Ft. Old Crow Medicine Show
Fine Line- Oliver Wood
Blues Stay Away from Me- Josh Lippi & The Overtimers Ft. Steve Wyreman

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Ways and Means- The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
greenarrowradio promo- The Wildroots
Boot Money- Tony Joe White
Bubba Jones- Tony Joe White
Lookin’ Over My Shoulder- John R. Miller

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Little Sleep- Joe Kaplow
Out Tonight- Modesty Blaise
Ghost Of Fall Singer In Depopulated Griefscape- The Armoires
Wild Thing II- The Blips

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Haul Away Joe- Captain Feedback & The S.O.S. Wave Band
Knock Out- Xiu Xiu Ft. Alice Bag

Surface Feel

The 4th edition of the Spring spin-off version of the spin-off The Yellow Light proGram is noting the color of the ground feel:

Raga Marva Vasant- Baluji Shrivastav
Raga Vasant Mukhari Aarti- Baluji Shrivastav
Singo- Fimber Bravo
Tabli Tabli- Fimber Bravo

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Launching Pad- Jazz Worms
Paradox of the Positive- Adrian Younge
Patriotic Portraits- Adrian Younge
Loft Funk- Michael Wolff (Live at Vitellos- L.A. 8/31/2011)

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Epistrophy- Dr. Lonnie Smith (live)
Memories Of Sherwood- Steve Hunt

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Alvita- Evan Arntzen
Anything Goes- Noa