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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 1/25/15

  1. Laura Cantrell: Someday Sparrow – No Way There from Here (Shoeshine/Spit & Polish, 2013)
  2. Rebel Tumbao: The Story – Rebel Tumbao (Sacred Rhythm Music, 2015)
  3. Mark Diomede & the Juggling Suns Project: Channeling – Regulus (self, 2015)
  4. Amira Medunjanin: Što Te Nema – Silk & Stone (World Village, 2014)
  5. Antti Tolvi: Viidakko Aina – Taikuri Tali (Ikuisuus, 2014)
  6. Travis Bretzer: Lady Red – Waxing Romantic (Mexican Summer, 2015)
  7. Karlheinz Stockhausen: Kontakte – Electronic Music Sources Vol. 2 (1937-1959) (Sinetone AMR, 2012)
  8. Randy Newman: In Germany Before the War – The Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 1 (Nonesuch, 2003)
  9. Howard Eynon: Boots & Jam & Heads & Things – So What If I’m Standing in Apricot Jam (Earth Records, 1974/2014)
  10. The Roches: Steady with the Maestro – Keep on Doing (Warner Bros, 1982)
  11. Wilder Gonzales Agreda: Aves Mares Voz – Lima Norte Metamúsica (Super Space Records, 2014)
  12. Nate Trier (featuring Barry Seroff): Servants of ELF – Only Numbers Remain (Nate Trier, 2012)
  13. Meridian Brothers: Doctor Trompeta – Salvadora Robot (Soundway, 2014)
  14. SASAC: Dim City – Hyperion (Omega Supreme Records, 2014)
  15. Dimmit: Blash – Acid Arab Collections (Versatile, 2013)
  16. Bbrainz: Eternal – Echo (No Problema Tapes, 2014)
  17. Birdy Nam Nam: Abbesses – Birdy Nam Nam (Uncivilized World, 2006)
  18. Bostich + Fussible (Feat. Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz): Motel Baja – Motel Baja (Nacional Records, 2014)
  19. Ennio Morricone: Duck You Sucker – Film Music Maestro (Blaricum CD Company, 2004)
  20. Pampers: Purple Brain – Pampers (In The Red, 2013)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 1/18/15

  1. Jake Xerxes Fussell: Let Me Lose – Jake Xerxes Fussell (Paradise of Bachelors, 2015)
  2. Whitey Morgan: If You Could Touch Her At All – Grandpa’s Guitar (Whitey Morgan, 2014)
  3. Chad VanGaalen: Willow Tree – Soft Airplane (Sub Pop, 2014)
  4. Idris Elba: Aero Mathata – Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela (7Wallace, 2014)
  5. The Cambodian Space Project: Whiskey Cambodia – The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Cambodia (World Music Network, 2014)
  6. Amy LaVere: Killing Him – Anchors and Anvils (Archer, 2007)
  7. Dionne Farris: I Know – Wild Seed – Wild Flower (Columbia, 1994)
  8. Sturgill Simpson: Turtles All The Way Down – Metamodern Sounds In Country Music (High Top Mountain, 2014)
  9. Johnnie Allan: Promised Land – Charlie Gillett’s Radio Picks – Honky Tonk Vol. 2 (Ace, 2014)
  10. The Aggrovators: Academy Award Version – Front Line Presents Dub (Front Line, 2014)
  11. Mattia: Surabaya – Acid Arab Collections (Versatile, 2013)
  12. Clark: Absence (Bibio remix) – Feast/Beast (Warp, 2013)
  13. The Fall: Hip Priest – Hex Education Hour (Kamera, 1982)
  14. Jefferson Airplane: Fat Angel – Bless Its Pointed Little Head (RCA Victor, 1969)
  15. Kassa Tessema: Na Gèdamu – Éthiopiques 29: Mastawesha (Buda Musique, 2014)
  16. Markus James: Goin Down South – Head For The Hills (Firenze, 2014)
  17. Taj Mahal: The Car of Your Dreams – Phantom Blues (Private, 1996)
  18. Matthew Mullane: Small Tensions Small Body – Hut Variations (Vin du Select Qualité, 2014)
  19. Gazelle Twin: Obelisk – The Entire City (Anti-Ghost Moon Ray, 2011)
  20. Adolph Jacobs: Getting Down With The Game – Hard To Explain: More Shattered Dreams (BGP, 2014)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 1/11/15

  1. Mekons: Memphis, Egypt – The Mekons Rock ’n’ Roll (Blast First, 1989)
  2. Museum Of Love: The Who’s Who of Who Cares – Museum Of Love (DFA, 2014)
  3. Kassé Mady Diabaté: Sadjo – Kiriké (Nonesuch Records, 2015)
  4. Xarnege: Fandago Aparta – Fandango Plan – Talka Tum (Pyrene edt, 2014)
  5. The Juju Orchestra: What Is Hip? (feat. Carolyn Leonhart & Terry Callier) – Bossa Nova Is Not a Crime (Agogo, 2007)
  6. The Mantles: Reason’s Run – Long Enough to Leave (Slumberland, 2013)
  7. David Bowie: A Better Future – Heathen (ISO/Columbia, 2002)
  8. Monsieur Doumani: The System – Grippy Grappa (Monsieur Doumani, 2013)
  9. Andy McWain Quartet: Wind Can May – Starfish (Fuller Street, 2002)
  10. Laura Marling: Short Movie – Short Movie (Ribbon Music, March 2015)
  11. Sir Ching I: Hello Everyone: Hello Everyone – Popsike Sparks From Denmark Street 1968-70 (Cherry Red, 2014)
  12. François de Roubaix: La frite équatoriale – Dirty French Psychedelics (Dirty, 2009)
  13. Marvin Gaye: When Did You Stop Loving Me, When Did I Stop Loving You – Here, My Dear (Motown, 1978)
  14. Punch Brothers: I Blew It Off – The Phosphorescent Blues (Nonesuch, 2015)
  15. Gochag Askarov: Tesnif & Mugham Kharij Segah – Sacred World of Azerbaijani Mugham (Felmay, 2013)
  16. Dawn Penn: You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No) – No, No, No (Big Beat, 1994)
  17. Kristeen Young: Saviour (duet with David Bowie) – Breasticles (Tony Visconti Prods, 2003)
  18. The Clash: One More Dub – Sandinista! (Epic, 1980)
  19. Nishtiman: Ajwiju – Nishtiman (Kurdistan – Iran – Iraq – Turkey) (Accords Croisés, 2013)
  20. Cindy Lee Berryhill: Beloved Stranger – Beloved Stranger (Popluxe, 2007)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 1/4/15

  1. Annette Peacock: Love Me Tender – I’m The One (RCA, 1972)
  2. Istvan Peter B’Racz: Decantur – Post-Minimalism (trAce, 2007)
  3. Jim White vs. The Packway Handle Band: Not a Song – Take It Like a Man (YepRoc, 2015)
  4. Peliroja: Injusticia – Injusticia (Chulo, 2014)
  5. Massive Attack: Karmacoma – Protection (Virgin, 1994)
  6. KTU: Keho – 8 Armed Monkey (Thirsty Ear, 2005)
  7. Asphalt Orchestra: Bone Machine – Asphalt Orchestra Plays Pixies: Surfer Rosa (Cantaloupe, 2014)
  8. Bettye LaVette: Wait – Worthy (Cherry Red, 2015)
  9. Kenny Butterill: Good Thing That Couldn’t Happen Here – Troubadour Tales (No Bull Songs, 2014)
  10. King Penguin: She Don’t Care About Time – 7 and 7 Is (Fruits de Mer, 2014)
  11. Jah Shaka: Warrior Dub – Jah Shaka Meets Mad Professor at Ariwa Sounds (Ariwa, 1984)
  12. Father John Misty: Bored In The USA – I Love You Honeybear (Sub Pop, 2015)
  13. Björk/Robert Wyatt: Submarine – Different Every Time/Benign Dictatorships (Domino, 2014)
  14. Lydia Loveless: Really Want To See You Again – Something Else (Bloodshot, 2014)
  15. Beck: Heart Is A Drum – Morning Phase (Fonograf, 2014)
  16. Galaxie 500: Ceremony – Blue Thunder [EP] (Rough Trade, 1990)
  17. Boris Kovac & La Campanella: My Eastern Heart – Eastern Moon Rising (Riverboat, 2014)
  18. Bassnectar: So Butterfly (Beats Antique remix feat. Sorne) – (NVSB Remixes promo single) (Amorphous Music, 2014)
  19. Lou Reed: What’s Good – Magic and Loss (Sire, 1992)
  20. Simo Lagnawi: Sahara Wiya – The Gnawa Berber (Riverboat, 2014)

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WPKN Programmers’ 2014 Top 10s

Bruce Swan: “Music My Mother Would Not Like

  1. Lera Lynn: The Avenues (Junketboy)
  2. The Currys: Follow (Currys Music)
  3. Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt: For Keeps (Red House)
  4. Tumbling Bones: Loving a Fool (Tumbling Bones)
  5. Bobtown: A History of Ghosts (Bobtown)
  6. Ernest Troost: O Love (Travelin’ Shoes)
  7. The Whispering Tree: The Escape (Eyelash Soup)
  8. Scott Wolfson & Other Heroes: Life on Fire (BC2)
  9. Roosevelt Dime: Full Head of Steam (Roosevelt Dime)
  10. Paul Sachs: Survival is the New Success (Godfather of Grand)

David Golden: “Morning Maniac Music

  1. Laurie Antonioli: Songs Of Shadow, Songs Of Light (Origin)
  2. Balval: Ten Hand Band (Whaling City Sound)
  3. Kenny Barron/Dave Holland: The Art of Conversation (impulse!)
  4. George Cables: Icons & Influences (Highnote)
  5. Connie Evingson: All the Cats Join In (Minnehaha)
  6. The Hot Sardines: The Hot Sardines (Decca)
  7. Benjamin Lapidus & Kari•B3: Ochosi Blues (Tresero Productions)
  8. Native Jazz Quartet: Stories (Consolidated Artists)
  9. Ulysses Owens Jr: Onward & Upward (D Clef)
  10. Marcus Roberts: Romance, Swing, and the Blues (J-Master)

Del “in Transition

  1. Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey: Going Back Home (Chess, UK)
  2. Chuck Prophet: Night Surfer (YepRoc)
  3. Nathan James: Hear Me Calling / Natural Born That Way (Sacred Cat)
  4. Flaming Lips: With a Little Help From My Fwends (Warner Bros.)
  5. Larkin Poe: Kin (RH Music)
  6. Lucinda Williams: Down Where the Spirit Meats the Bone (Highway 20)
  7. New Basement Tapes: Lost on the River (Harvest)
  8. Stanley Clarke Band: Up (Mack Avenue)
  9. Trigger Hippy: Trigger Hippy (Rounder)
  10. Mary Fahl: Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House (Rimar)

Eric Cocks: “Connections*

  • The Beatles in Mono Vinyl Box Set (Capitol)
  • Beck: Morning Phase (Fonograf)
  • Bob Dylan & The Band: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 11, The Basement Tapes Complete (Columbia)
  • Borns: Candy EP (Interscope)
  • Courtney Barnett: The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas
  • D’Angelo and The Vanguard: Black Messiah (RCA)
  • Gary Calamar: You Are What You Listen To ep (Atlantic)
  • Kristeen Young: The Knife Shift (feat Dave Grohl, Tony Visconti, Boz Boorer & Lou Rossi): (Test Tube Records)
  • Ty Segall: Manipulator (Drag City)
  • Xeno & Oaklander: Par Avion (Ghostly International)

howard thompson: “PURE

  1. Sleaford Mods: Chubbed Up + (Ipecac)
  2. Hollie Cook: Twice (Mr. Bongo)
  3. Geraint Watkins: Moustique (Goldtop, UK)
  4. The New Piccadillys: Introducing… (Soundflat, Germany)
  5. Nurse With Wound & Graham Bowers: ExcitoToxicity (Red Wharf, UK)
  6. Hamell On Trial: Happiest Man In The World (New West)
  7. Monica Heldal: Boy From The North (Warner Music, Norway)
  8. Die Antwoord: Donker Mag (Zef)
  9. Hookworms: The Hum (Weird World, UK)
  10. Captain Beefheart: Sun Zoom Spark 1970-1972 (Rhino)

Justin Shay: “JMS Jams

  1. Torn Hawk: Because of M.A.S.K. (Mexican Summer)
  2. Holly Herndon: Chorus (RVNG Intl.)
  3. Quiltland: A Billion Know (Astro:Dynamics)
  4. Andras Fox: Pontoon (Mexican Summer)
  5. Andy Stott: Faith In Strangers (Modern Love)
  6. Grouper: Made of Air (Kranky)
  7. Young Magic: Holographic (Carpark)
  8. Braeyden Jae: The Safest Space (PatientSounds AV)
  9. Sza feat. Isaiah Rashad: Warm Winds (Top Dawg)
  10. Peaking Lights: Breakdown (Weird World)

Kevin Gallagher*

  • Ahmad Jamal: Saturday Morning (Jazzbook)
  • Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Orch: The Offense of the Drum (Motéma)
  • Gregory Porter: Liquid Spirit (Blue Note)
  • Lucinda Williams: Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (Highway 20)
  • The Mannish Boys: Wrapped Up and Ready (Delta Groove)
  • Mary J. Blige: The London Sessions (Capitol)
  • Old 97’s: Most Messed Up (New West)
  • Manhattan School of Music Afro Cuban Jazz Orch w/Bobby Sanabria: Que Viva Harlem! (Jazzheads)
  • Rebel Tumbao: Rebel Tumbao (Rubb Dubb)
  • Trigger Hippy: Trigger Hippy (Rounder)

Mark Mushin: “Monday Morning Music*

  • Alastair Greene Band: Trouble at Your Door (Electro Groove Records)
  • Brandon Miller Band: Slow Train (CD Baby)
  • Janiva Magness: Original (Fathead Records)
  • Jarekus Singleton: Refuse To Lose (Alligator Records)
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd: Goin Home (Concord Records)
  • Laurence Jones: Temptation (Ruf Records)
  • Sena Ernhardt: Live My Life (Blind Pig Records)
  • Skyla Burrell Band: Blues Scars (Vizztone Records)
  • Trigger Hippy: Trigger Hippy (Rounder Records)
  • Uriah Heep: Outsider (Frontiers Records)

Michelle Spinei: “Surf Party Apocalypse

  1. Goat: Commune (Sub Pop)
  2. Ty Segall: Manipulator (Drag City)
  3. Parquet Courts: Sunbathing Animal (What’s Your Rupture?)
  4. The Felines: Want (Soundflat)
  5. Chet Faker: Built on Glass (Downtown)
  6. Tomorrows Tulips: When (Burger)
  7. Real Estate: Atlas (Domino)
  8. Sandy’s: Fourth Dementia (Um Yeah Arts)
  9. The Range of Light Wilderness: The Range of Light Wilderness (Gnome Life)
  10. Ariel Pink: pom pom (4AD)

Mike Zito: “WPKN All Stars”

  1. Red Molly: The Red Album (Red Molly)
  2. Richard Thompson: Acoustic Classics (Beeswing)
  3. Lori McKenna: Numbered Doors (Hoodie Songs)
  4. Various Artists: Looking Into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne (Music Road)
  5. Trigger Hippy: Trigger Hippy (Rounder)
  6. The Stray Birds: Best Medicine (YepRoc)
  7. Matt Anderson: Weightless (True North)
  8. Rosanne Cash: The River and the Thread (Blue Note)
  9. Chris Smither: Still on the Levee (Signature Sounds)
  10. Ryan Adams: Ryan Adams (PaxAmericana)

Paul Bercovici: “For Rock Snobs Only

  1. Ty Segall: Manipulator (Drag City)
  2. Bob Mould: Beauty and Ruin (Merge)
  3. Temples: Sun Structures (Fat Possum)
  4. Thurston Moore: The Best Day (Matador)
  5. The Vacant Lots: Departure (Sonic Cathedral)
  6. Dum Dum Girls: Too True (Sub Pop)
  7. Holy Wave: Relax (Reverberation Appreciation Society)
  8. Tycho: Awake (Ghostly International)
  9. The War on Drugs: Lost in the Dream (Secretly Canadian)
  10. Allah-Las: Worship the Sun (Innovative Leisure)

Rich Kaminsky: “Off-Beat

  1. Against Me!: Transgender Dysphoria Blues (Total Treble)
  2. The Muffs: Whoop De Doo (Cherry Red)
  3. The Fleshtones: Wheel of Talent (YepRoc)
  4. Ronnie Fauss: Built to Break (Normaltown)
  5. Johnny Marr: Playland (New Voodoo)
  6. Weezer: Everything Will be Alright in the End (Republic)
  7. The Dead Lovers: Supernatural Superstar (Spy Satellite)
  8. The Gaslight Anthem: Get Hurt (Island)
  9. The Jellybricks: Youngstown Tune-Up (Primitive)
  10. Jonny Two Bags: Salvation Town (Isotone)

Rod Richardson: “Radio Nothing

  1. Various Artists: Acid Arab Collections (Versatile)
  2. Beats Antique: A Thousand Faces, Act 2 (Beats Antique)
  3. Hauschka: Abandoned City (Temporary Residence Ltd)
  4. Disparition: Granicha (Disparition)
  5. David Lynch: The Air Is On Fire (Sacred Bones)
  6. OY: No Problem Saloon (Crammed)
  7. Various Artists: Place Du Pont Production: Maghreb Lyon (Frémeaux et Associés)
  8. Various Artists: Psychedelic Planet (Six Degrees)
  9. Maya Beiser: Uncovered (Innova)
  10. The Bombay Royale: The Island of Dr. Electrico (Hope Street)

Scott Thompson*

  • Benjamin Lapidus: Ochosi Blues (Tresero)
  • Elio Villafranca: Caribbean Tinge (Motema)
  • Freddy Cole: Singing The Blues (High Note)
  • Gary Clark Jr.: Live (Warner Bros)
  • Lenny Kravitz: Strut (Roxie)
  • Manhattan School of Music Afro Cuban Jazz Orch w/Bobby Sanabria: Que Viva Harlem! (Jazzheads)
  • Prince: Art Official Age (NPG)
  • Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL: Plectrumelectrum (NPG)
  • Rebel Tumbao: Rebel Tumbao (Rubb Dubb)
  • Rufus Reid: Quiet Pride – The Elizabeth Catlett Project (Motema)

Steve di Costanzo: “Radio Base Camp*

  • Ariel Pink: Pom Pom (4AD)
  • Courtney Barnett: The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas (Mom+Pop)
  • Jim Oblon (with Larry Goldings & Jim Keltner):Sunset (Compass Records)
  • Jungle: Jungle (XL Recordings)
  • Naomi Shelton: Cold World (Daptone)
  • Ray Lamontagne: Supernova (Stone Dwarf)
  • Sleaford Mods: Divide and Exit (Harbinger Sound)
  • Soft Hearted Scientists: The Slow Cyclone (Hip Replacement)
  • Steve Gunn: Way Out Weather (Paradise of Bachelors)
  • Zoe Muth: World of Strangers (Signature Sounds)

Valerie Richardson: “Radio Something

  1. Hurray for the Riff Raff: Small Town Heroes (ATO)
  2. DakhaBrakha: Light (DahkaBrakha)
  3. Hamell On Trial: The Happiest Man In the World (New West)
  4. OOIOO: Gamel (Thrill Jockey)
  5. Holly Golightly: All Her Fault (Transdreamer)
  6. Ana Tijoux: Vengo (Nacional)
  7. Kasai Allstars: Beware The Fetish (Crammed Discs)
  8. Rosanne Cash: The River & The Thread (Blue Note)
  9. Leo Welch: Sabougla Voices (Legal Mess)
  10. Diane Cluck: Boneset (Bone & Bloom)

* listed alphabetically

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/21/14

  1. Deerhoof: Paradise Girls – La Isla Bonita (Polyvinyl, 2014)
  2. Spiritualized: I Think I’m In Love – Ladies And Gentlemen: We Are Floating in Space (Dedicated, 1997)
  3. Ray Charles: Still Crazy After All These Years – My World (Warner Bros., 1993)
  4. Relatively Clean Rivers: Journey Through the Valley of O – Relatively Clean Rivers (Pacific Island, 1976)
  5. Zarbang: Cycle of Fire – Persian And Middle Eastern Percussion (ARC Music, 2005)
  6. Ambrose Akinmusire: Rollcall For Those Absent – the imagined savior is far easier to paint (Blue Note, 2014)
  7. Lenny Kravitz: Strut – She’s A Beast (Roxie, 2014)
  8. Gaudi: Ci Fice Lu Dub – Dub, Sweat & Tears (Six Degrees, 2014)
  9. Sutari: Chłopacy – Wiano (Sutari, 2014)
  10. Vincent Quatroche: An Understanding – Matador from Another Planet (Sleeping Giant, 2004)
  11. Chung Jae-Chuck: Seryongsan – Chung Jae-Chuck, Piri Master (National Center for Korean Performing Arts, 1994
  12. Mustang: Je me suis fait tout petit – Le Pop 8 – les chansons de la nouvelle scène française (Le Pop MusiK, 2014)
  13. Peter Green Splinter Group: Burglar – Destiny Road (Snapper, 1999)
  14. Inner Circle: Colliebud Cure It – Island Presents: Dub (Island, 2014)
  15. Ronny Jordan: The Jackal (feat. Dana Bryant) – The Quiet Revolution (Island, 1993)
  16. Suli Breaks: R.I.P. (remix) – The Dormroom (UOSB, 2013)
  17. Lala Njava: Dinako – Malagasy Blues Song (World Music Network/Riverboat, 2014)
  18. Soft Walls: Won’t Remember My Name – No Time (Trouble in Mind, 2014)
  19. MC Skepta: That’s Not Me (feat. JME) – (3Beat Productions, 2014)
  20. Beats Antique: Kismat (Karsh Kale remix) – A Thousand Faces – Remixes (Beats Antique, 2014)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/14/14

  1. Hookworms: The Impasse – The Hum (Weird World, 2014)
  2. Hassan Hakmoun: Zidokan (Just Go) – Unity (Hassan Hakmoun, 2014)
  3. Pilookski: The Wizzard Edit – Acid Arab Collections (Versatile, 2013)
  4. The Rolling Stones: Sweet Virginia – Exile On Main St. (Rolling Stones, 1972)
  5. Gamelan Gong Kebyar – Music of Gamelan Gong Kebyar (Vital, 1996)
  6. Kat Edmonson: Dark Cloud – The Big Picture (Sony Masterworks, 2014)
  7. Superfjord: A Love Supreme – Coltrane 7″ (Fruits de Mer, 2014)
  8. The Hot Sardines: What a Little Moonlight Can Do – The Hot Sardines (Decca, 2014)
  9. Trigger Hippy: Tennessee Mud – Trigger Hippy (Rounder, 2014)
  10. Rebel Tumbao: The Story – Rebel Tumbao (Rubb Dubb/Restless, 2013)
  11. Chris Campbell: Torso of a Bodhisattva – Things You Already Know (Innova, 2014)
  12. Run the Jewels: Early (feat. Boots) – Run the Jewels 2 (Mass Appeal, 2014)
  13. Luluc: Small Window – Passerby (Sub Pop, 2014)
  14. Hoagy Carmichael: Two Sleepy People – The First of the Singer Songwriters: Key Cuts 1924-1946 (JSP, 2003)
  15. JJ Nolis: Christmas Lullaby – The Christmas Album (JJ Nolis, 2012)
  16. Steve Gunn: Milly’s Garden – Way Out Weather (Paradise of Bachelors, 2014)
  17. Winterpills: The Wolf is on the Hill – Echolalia (Signature Sounds, 2014)
  18. Martha: Dust, Juice, Bones and Hair – Courting Strong (Salinas, 2014)
  19. Courtney Barnett: Avant Gardener – How To Carve a Carrot Into a Rose (Milk!, 2013)
  20. Lobna Noomene & Lisbeth Scott: Once Upon a Time/Many Rivers to Cross – Songs From a Stolen Spring (Valley Ent., 2014)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/07/14

  1. Dead Skeletons: Dead Mantra – Dead Magick (A Recordings Ltd, 2014)
  2. Goat: Gathering of Ancient Tribes – Commune (Sub Pop, 2014)
  3. Charlie Haden: Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen – Steal Away (Classics Jazz France, 1994)
  4. Albert Kuvezin and Yat-Kha: When The Levee Breaks – Re-Covers (World Village, 2006)
  5. Chancha Via Circuito: Coplita (feat. Miriam Garcia) – Amansara (Wonderwheel, 2014)
  6. Jesse Winchester: Sham-A-Ling-Dong-Ding – Love Filling Station (Appleseed, 2009)
  7. Kim Sinh: Ly Giao Duyen – The Art of Kim Sinh (King, 1988)
  8. The Small Faces: Grow Your Own – The Decca Anthology 1965-1967 (Deram, 1996)
  9. Maya Beiser: Kashmir – Uncovered (Innova, 2014)
  10. The Chills: Pink Frost – Kaleidoscope World (Flying Nun, 1986)
  11. Slow Joe & the Ginger Accident: No Caramel Custards – Lost For Love (Tôt ou Tard/VF Musiques, 2014)
  12. The Flying Lizards: Summertime Blues – The Flying Lizards (Virgin, 1979)
  13. The AfroRockerz: Looking for Change – The AfroRockerz (AfroRockerz, 2014)
  14. Pink Floyd: Louder Than Words – The Endless River (Columbia, 2014)
  15. Winterpills: Cry Baby Cry – Echolalia (Signature Sounds, 2014)
  16. Johnny Winter: I’ll Drown In My Tears – Johnny Winter (Columbia, 1969)
  17. Brinsley Schwarz: Don’t Ever Change – Please Don’t Ever Change (United Artists, 1973)
  18. Wall of Voodoo: Ring Of Fire – Wall of Voodoo [EP] (Index, 1980)
  19. John Holt: Mr. Bojangles – 1000 Volts of Holt (Sonic Sounds, 1974)
  20. Natacha Atlas: I Put A Spell On You – Ayeshteni (Mantra, 2001)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/30/14

  1. Mothers of Invention: Trouble Every Day – Freak Out! (Verve, 1967)
  2. Sleaford Mods: Little Ditty – Divide and Conquer (Harbinger Sound, 2014)
  3. Ariel Pink: Plastic Raincoats in the Pig Parade – pom pom (4AD, 2014)
  4. Omar Souleyman: Shift Al Mani (Crackboy Remix) – Acid Arab Collections (Versatile, 2013)
  5. Dr. John: What a Wonderful World (feat. Blind Boys of Alabama & Nicholas Payton) – Ske-Dat-De-Dat…The Spirit of Satch (Proper, 2014)
  6. The Band: It Makes No Difference – The Last Waltz (Warner Bros., 1972)
  7. Young Prisms: Midnight’s When – In Between (Kanine, 2012)
  8. Lilly Wood & The Prick: Prayer In C – Invincible Friends (Wagram, 2010)
  9. The Velvet Underground: Rock and Roll (1969 sessions) – The Velvet Underground [45th Anniversary Edition] (Polydor, 2014)
  10. Francis Bebey: Sanza Tristesse – Psychedelic Sanza (Born Bad, 2014)
  11. George Harrison: Dark Horse – Dark Horse (Calderstone/UMG, 2014)
  12. Mr President: Candyman – Hips Shaking (Favorite, 2014)
  13. The Red Krayola: Victory Garden – God Bless the Red Krayola and All Who Sail With It (International Artists, 1968)
  14. Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney: Rode All Night – Ram (MPL/Hear Music, 2012)
  15. Urban Cone: Sadness Disease – single (Universal Music AB, 2014)
  16. Marc Pompe: The Music Goes Round and Round – Monk’s Dream (Marc Pompe, 2014)
  17. John Lennon: #9 Dream – Walls and Bridges (Calderstone/UMG, 2012)
  18. Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan: The Wind – The Wind (ECM, 2008)
  19. Marianne Faithfull: Give My Love to London – Give My Love to London (Dramatico, 2014)
  20. Woollen Kits: Sandra – Four Girls (Trouble in Mind, 2012)

This week’s chart data supplied by: David Golden, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/23/14

  1. Sean Jones: The Serpent – Eternal Journey (Mack Ave., 2014)
  2. Tara Fuki: Nie Mow, Ze Nie – Winna (Indies Scope, 2014)
  3. Hank Mizell: Jungle Rock – single (Charly, 1976)
  4. Yusuf (Cat Stevens): I was Born In Babylon – Tell ’Em I’m Gone (Legacy, 2014)
  5. Brian Setzer: The Girl with the Blues in Her Eyes – Rockabilly Riot! (Surfdog, 2014)
  6. Alvin Robinson: Down Home Girl – Alvin Robinson’s Fever EP (Charly, 2006)
  7. Ben Charest: Cabaret Hoover – The Triplets of Belleville [soundtrack] (Higher Octave, 2003)
  8. Hundred Waters: Down From the Rafters – The Moon Rang Like a Bell (OWSLA0, 2014)
  9. Kenny Barron/Dave Holland: In Walked Bud – The Art of the Conversation (Impulse, 2014)
  10. The Doors: Strange Days – Strange Days (Elektra, 1967)
  11. Tosca: Napoli – Outta Here [Deluxe version] (!K7, 2014)
  12. The New Basement Tapes: Kansas City – Lost on the River (Harvest, 2014)
  13. “Big Boy” Crudup: Worried About You Baby – single (RCA Victor, 1952)
  14. Justin Merritt/Matthew McCright: Cube Dance – Blender (Innova, 2014)
  15. Massilia Sound System: Je marche avec – Massilia (Manivette, 2014)
  16. Larkin Poe: Banks of Alatoona – Kin (RH Music, 2014)
  17. Bob Dylan: Things We Said Today – The Art of McCartney (Shoreditch/Columbia, 2014)
  18. Billy Fury & The Four Jays: Turn My Back On You – The Sound of Fury (Decca UK, 1960)
  19. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down: Nobody Wants a Lonely Heart – Red Hot + Arthur Russell (Yep Roc, 2014)
  20. The Second Hands: Love is Brute – The Second Hands (Second Hands, 2011)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Binnie Klein, Caroline Doctorow, Del ‘In Transition’, Ed Flynn, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Rick Petrone, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/16/14

  1. Marika Hackman: Drown – We Slept At Last (Dirty Hit, 2015)
  2. Panjabi MC: Mundian To Bach Ke (Beware of the Boys) – Beware (Sequence, 2003)
  3. Fred Raimondo: Devil’s Bargain – Stories From The Dark Heart Tavern (Narrow Lane, 2014)
  4. Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica: Ritual Mallet Dance – Where Here Meets There (Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica, 2013)
  5. Yaron Gottfried: Gnomus – Pictures at an Exhibition (GPR, 2014)
  6. The Fresh & Onlys: Euphoria – Long Slow Dance (Mexican Summer, 2012)
  7. Atlas Sound: Quick Canal (w/Lætitia Sadier) – Logos (Kranky, 2009)
  8. Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s: Broadripple is Burning – Not Animal (Sony/BMG, 2008)
  9. Fun-da-mental: Ja Sha Taan – Erotic Terrorism (Nation, 1998)
  10. Joe Ely: Long Snake Moan – Live Shots (MCA, 1980)
  11. The Call: The Walls Came Down – Modern Romans (Mercury, 1983)
  12. Miles Davis/John McLaughlin: Right Off – The Essential John McLaughlin (Legacy, 2007)
  13. Vibrasphere: Late Winter Storms (Tobias Lija remix) – Archipelago Remixed (Digital Structures, 2007)
  14. Food Court: Food Court (excerpt) – Food Court (Kye, 2014)
  15. Joe Walsh: One Day At A Time – Analog Man (Concord, 2012)
  16. Benjamin Lapidus & Kari-B3: Guajira Organica – Ochosi Blues (Tresero, 2014)
  17. Caroline Rose: When You Go – I Will Not Be Afraid (Little Hi!, 2014)
  18. Thee Oh Sees: Quadrospazzed – The Master’s Bedroom Is Worth Spending the Night In (Tomlab, 2008)
  19. Daniel Lanois: Sioux Lookout – Flesh and Machine (Red Floor, 2014)
  20. Jib Kidder: Dozens – Teaspoon to the Ocean (Weird World, 2014)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Caroline Doctorow, Daniel Bass, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Justin Shay, Kevin Gallagher, Paul Bercovici, Richard Epstein, Scott Thompson

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/9/14

  1. Bruce Licher: Mesopotamia – Open Strings (Honest Jon’s, 2009)
  2. Dan Montgomery: Crack Home – Sin, Repeat, Repent (Fantasic Yes, 2014)
  3. Joni Mitchell: Lesson in Survival – For the Roses (Asylum, 1972)
  4. Thurston Moore: Speak to the Wild – The Best Day (Matador, 2014)
  5. Les Rallizes Denudes: The Night Collectors – Heavier Than a Death in the Family (Phoenix, 2010)
  6. Ana Alcaide: Khun Caravan – La Cantiga del Fuego (ARC Music, 2012)
  7. Weyes Blood: Hang On – The Innocents (Mexican Summer, 2014)
  8. Hollie Cook: Ari Up – Twice (Mr. Bongo, 2014)
  9. Yo La Tengo: Big Day Coming – Painful (Matador, 1993)
  10. Oy: Akwaaba – No Problem Saloon (Crammed Discs, 2014)
  11. Amason: Duvan – single (Fairfax, 2014)
  12. War: War Is Coming! War Is Coming! – The Hits & More (HIP-O, 2011)
  13. Lonnie Holley: Six Space Shuttles and 144,000 Elephants – Keeping a Record of It (Dust-to-Digital, 2013)
  14. Twin Peaks: No Way Out – Wild Onion (Grand Jury, 2014)
  15. The Coral: Wrapped In Blue – The Curse Of Love (Skeleton Key, 2014)
  16. Lenny Kravitz: The Pleasure and the Pain – Strut (Roxie, 2014)
  17. Philip Glass: Act I: Prelude, Refrain, Verse 1, Verse 2 – Akhnaten (CBS, 1987)
  18. Fat White Family: Touch The Leather Redux – Champagne Holocaust (Fat Possum, 2014)
  19. David Bowie: Something in the Air – Hours… (Virgin, 1999)
  20. Musicians of the Muong village of Ta-Uy & Thao Nay Chong: Music for the Ceremony of the Buffalo Sacrifice – Laos: Traditional Music of the South (Smithsonian Folkways, 2014)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Binnie Klein, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Joseph Celli, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Scott Thompson, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

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