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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 1/19/14

  1. Dirtwire: Taiga (feat. Kongar-ol Ondar) – Taiga [single] (Dirtwire, 2014)
  2. Chaise Lounge: I’m Always Waiting on You – Dot Dot Dot (Modern Songbook, 2013)
  3. The Kinks: Waterloo Sunset – Something Else By The Kinks (Pye, 1967)
  4. Chucho Valdez: Punto Cubano – Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note, 2000)
  5. Aaron Diehl: Le Tombeau de Couperin – The Bespoke Man’s Narrative (Mack Avenue, 2013)
  6. James Holden: ll: A Circle Inside A Circle Inside :ll – The Inheritors (Border Community, 2013)
  7. Amon Tobin: Dropped From The Sky – Isam (Ninja Tune, 2011)
  8. Nina Simone: Since I Fell For You – Sings the Blues (RCA Victor, 1967)
  9. David Johansen: Space Monkey – Burnzy’s Last Call (Ripe & Ready, 1999)
  10. Laibach: Regime Of Coincidence, State Of Gravity – Kapital (Mute, 1992)
  11. Samantha Preis: On Boylston – Good News (Samantha Preis, 2013)
  12. Múm: Hufeland – Early Birds (Morr Music, 2012)
  13. St. Vincent: Digital Witness – St. Vincent (Loma Vista, 2014)
  14. Tito Rodriguez: Descarga Cachao – Fania Anthology (Fania, 2012)
  15. Hazmat Modine: The Tide – Cicada (Barbès, 2011)
  16. Rosanne Cash: 50,000 Watts – The River & The Thread (Blue Note, 2014)
  17. The Sugarcubes: Planeta – Planet 12″ single (One Little Indian, 1989)
  18. Gary Lucas: Astro Boy – Improve the Shining Hour (Knitting Factory, 2000)
  19. Truco y Zaperoko: El Cuarto de Tula – Fusion Caribena (Palm Pictures, 1999)
  20. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Stranger to My Happiness – Give the People What They Want (Daptone, 2014)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 1/12/14

  1. Hamid Drake & Jesse Stewart: Lotus – Timelines (Art Stew, 2013)
  2. Tim Buckley: Chase the Blues Away – Blue Afternoon (Straight, 1969)
  3. Salt House: Little Birdie – Lay Your Dark Low (Make Believe, 2013)
  4. Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks: Cinnamon and Lesbians – Wig Out at Jagbags (Matador, 2014)
  5. Aphex Twin: Heliosphan – Selected Ambient Works 85-92 (Pias, 1992)
  6. Philip Glass Ensemble: Spaceship – Einstein On The Beach (Tomato, 1978)
  7. Ken Field: Tensleep – Pictures of Motion (sFz Recordings, 1999)
  8. The Everly Brothers: Hard Hard Year – Two Yanks In England (Warner Bros, 1966)
  9. Andrew Bird: Hover I – I Want to See Pulaski at Night (Grimsy, 2013)
  10. Mamar Kassey: La Famille – Tabousizzé Niger (P1M Innacor, 2013)
  11. Gram Parsons: Brass Buttons – Grievous Angel (Reprise, 1974)
  12. Rosanne Cash: A Feather’s Not a Bird – The River & the Thread (Blue Note, 2014)
  13. Damien Jurado: Silver Donna – Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son (Secretly Canadian, 2014)
  14. Eleni Mandell: Maybe Yes – Let’s Fly A Kite (YepRoc, 2014)
  15. The Sisters Of Mercy: Black Planet – First And Last And Always (Merciful Release, 1985)
  16. Big Star: September Gurls – Radio City (Ardent, 1974)
  17. Steve Miller Band: Space Cowboy – Brave New World (Capitol, 1969)
  18. Muddy Waters: That’s Alright – I’m Ready (Legacy, 2004)
  19. Thomas Blondet (ft. Leyla Chatti): Tu Va Partir (Double A. Remix) – Tu Va Partir (EP) (Rhythm & Culture, 2013)
  20. Sheila: Spacer – Et Ne La Ramène Pas (Carrere, 1981)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 1/5/14

  1. Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra: Attica Blues – I Hear The Sound (Archie Ball, 2014)
  2. Laurie Anderson: Thinking Of You – Homeland (Nonesuch, 2010)
  3. Peter Mulvey: Inner City Blues – Ten Thousand Mornings (Signature Sounds, 2002)
  4. Jocelyn Pook: Honey Bee Story – Desh (Pook Music, 2012)
  5. Jah Shaka &Mad Professor: Atmospheric Dub – Jah Shaka Meets Mad Professor at Ariwa Sounds (Ariwa Sounds, 1984)
  6. Joshua Redman: India – Back East (Nonesuch, 2007)
  7. Iva Bittová: Fragments IX – Iva Bittová (ECM, 2013)
  8. Bobby Charles: Seize The Moment – Homemade Songs (Rice ‘n’ Gravy, 2008)
  9. Xiu Xiu: Wild Is The Wind – Nina (FKLG/Graveface, 2013)
  10. Shoko Hikage: Inishi No – Inishi No (Womens Work, 2014)
  11. The Bubble Puppy: Hot Smoke &Sassafras – Never Ever Land, 83 Texan Nuggets from International Artists Records 1965-1970 (Snapper, 2008)
  12. Paul Westerberg/Grandpa Boy: I’ll Do Anything – Stereo/Mono (Vagrant, 2002)
  13. Jyotsna Srikanth: Shobane – Call of Bangalore (Riverboat, 2013)
  14. Jefre Cantu-Ledesma: Loving Love – Love Is a Stream (Type, 2010)
  15. Disparition: City of Dead Language – Muro e Parete (Disparition, 2013)
  16. Bobby Bland: Honey Child (7″, Duke)
  17. Urna: Sangjidorji – Portrait: The Magical Voice From Mongolia (Network Medien, 2012)
  18. Anna Calvi: Suddenly – One Breath (Domino, 2013)
  19. Jazzy B: Rambo (feat. Kanwar) – Rambo (Planet Recordz, 2008)
  20. White Fence: Pink Gorilla – Cyclops Reap (Castleface, 2013)

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WPKN Programmers’ 2013 Top 10’s

Bruce Swan*

  1. Bex Marshall: Rattlesnake – House of Mercy (Continental)
  2. Daisy House: Ready to Go – Daisy House (Record Union)
  3. Jesse Terry: Marina – Stay Here With Me (Jesse Terry)
  4. Judy Dyble: Feather Dancing – Flow and Change (Gonzo Multimedia)
  5. Patty Larkin: Best of Intentions – Still Green (Signature Sounds)
  6. Poor Old Shine: Sweet Virginia Lee – Live From Infinity Hall (Poor Old Shine)
  7. Richard X. Heyman: Firing Line – X (Turn-Up)
  8. Sarah McQuaid: Can She Excuse My Wrongs – The Plum Tree & The Rose (Waterbug)
  9. Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds: Fight – Fight EP (Modern Vintage)
  10. Swear & Shake: These White Walls – Maple Ridge (Swear & Shake)

Dave O

  1. Ian Dury & The Blockheads: Reasons To Be Cheerful Pt.3 – All The Best, Mate (Music Club)
  2. Jimi Hendrix: New Rising Sun – Crash Landing (Reprise)
  3. Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin: Naima – Love, Devotion, Surrender (Columbia/Legacy)
  4. Derek & the Dominos: Got To Get Better In A Little While – Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs (Deluxe ed.) (Polydor)
  5. Derek & the Dominos: Thorn Tree In The Garden – Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs (Deluxe ed.) (Polydor) (Polydor)
  6. Beach Boys: Marcella – Carl & the Passions/So Tough (Brother/Reprise)
  7. Flo & Eddie: Sway When You Walk – Moving Targets (FloEdCo)
  8. Kinks: Monica – Village Green Preservation Society (Reprise)
  9. Rodriguez: I Wonder – Cold Fact (Light in the Attic)
  10. Roy Harper: Elizabeth – Jugula (Science Friction)

David Golden*

  1. Aaron Diehl: The Bespoke Man’s Narrative (Mack Avenue)
  2. Cécile McLoring Salvant: Woman Child (Mack Avenue)
  3. Connie Evingson: Sweet Happy Life (Minnehaha Music)
  4. Daphne Lee Martin: Moxie (The Telegraph)
  5. Django Festival Allstars 2012: Live at Birdland (Three’s a Crowd)
  6. Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet: In a World of Mallets (Basin Street)
  7. Jim Pearce: You Are an Edgy Visionary Seer (Oak Avenue)
  8. Lorraine Feather: Attachments (Jazzed Media)
  9. Monty Alexander: Uplift 2 Higher (Jazz Legacy Productions)
  10. The Wrong Object: After the Exhibition (MoonJune)

Del in Transition

  1. Elvis Costello and the Roots: Wise Up Ghost (Blue Note)
  2. Buddy Guy: Rhythm & Blues (RCA/Silvertone)
  3. The Mother Hips: Behind Beyond (The Mother Hips)
  4. Heidi Feek: The Only (Western Pinup)
  5. Tea Leaf Green: In the Wake (Greenhouse)
  6. Dominique Pruitt: Dominique Pruitt (Merovee)
  7. Jupiter in Velvet: Shut Off Your Mind (Free 2B Free)
  8. Mother Falcon: You Knew (Creme Fraiche)
  9. Ron Dziubla: Nasty Habit (Rip Cat)
  10. The Flashcubes: Sportin’ Wood – The Flashcubes Play Roy Wood (Northside)

Eli Malone

  1. Twofold: Warships (Prime Audio)
  2. [Dunkelbunt]: Cinnamon Girl (Chat Chapeau)
  3. Baauer & RL Grime: Infinite Daps (Mad Decent)
  4. Diplo: Express Yourself feat. Nicky Da B (Mad Decent)
  5. Mosaiq: Amor Fati (MASS EDMC)
  6. DJ Snake: Bird Machine (Mad Decent)
  7. Deadstar: PiHKAL (#Heavy Music)
  8. 16 Bit: Chainsaw Calligraphy (BOKA)
  9. Shpongle: Ineffable Mysteries (Twisted)
  10. Downlink: Ignition (Rottun)

howard thompson

  1. Melt-Banana: Fetch (A-Zap)
  2. James King: Three Chords And The Truth (Rounder)
  3. Brinsley Forde: Urban Jungle (Jahsolidrock)
  4. The James Hunter Six: Minute By Minute (Fantasy)
  5. Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks: Untrained (Lone Sharks Music)
  6. Julia Holter: Loud City Song (Domino Recording Co.)
  7. Nurse With Wound & Graham Bowers: Parade (Red Wharf)
  8. The Mavericks: In Time (Valory)
  9. The Strypes: Snapshot (Virgin/EMI)
  10. Juana Molina: Wed 21 (Crammed Discs)

John Rivera

  1. Tito Puente Orchestra: Oye Como Va (Tico)
  2. Fania All Stars: Agua de Clavelito (Fania)
  3. Ray Barretto: El Negro y Ray (Fantasy)
  4. Joe Cuba Sextet: El Raton (Alegre)
  5. Eddie Palmieri: Azucar (Tico)
  6. Charlie Palmieri: Muñeca (instr.) (Tropical Budda)
  7. Mikata: Mayeya (MM)
  8. Hansel Martinez y su Orquesta Calle Ocho: Quitate La Mascara (Sony)
  9. Héctor LaVoe: El Cantante (Fania)
  10. Rubén Blades & Willie Colón: Pedro Navaja (Fania)

Kevin Gallagher*

  1. Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite: Get Up! (Latent)
  2. Chick Corea: The Vigil (Concord Jazz)
  3. Christian McBride Trio: Out Here (Mack Ave)
  4. Chris Thile: Bach Sonatas and Partitas Vol. l (Nonesuch)
  5. Chucho Valdez and the Afro-Cuban Messengers: Border-Free (Jazz Village)
  6. David Bromberg Band: Only Slightly Mad (Appleseed)
  7. Jason Isbell: Southeastern (New West)
  8. Lee Harvey Osmond: The Folk Sinner (Latent)
  9. Steve Martin & Edie Brickell: Love Has Come For You (Rounder)
  10. The Strypes: Snapshot (Virgin/EMI)

Kyle Starkey

  1. Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers: Deep Water – Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers (Little Sur)
  2. Donovan Frankenreiter: Beautiful Day – Move By Yourself (Lost Highway)
  3. Allen Stone: Satisfaction – Allen Stone (ATO)
  4. Caro Emerald: One Day – The Shocking Miss Emerald (Grandmono)
  5. Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed: Come And Get It (Capitol)
  6. Eric Hutchinson: Food Chain – Sounds Like This (Warner Bros)
  7. Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds: Fight – Fight EP (Modern Vintage)
  8. Tedeschi Trucks Band: Part of Me – Made Up Mind (Sony Masterworks)
  9. Joss Stone: I Don’t Wanna Be With Nobody But You – The Soul Sessions Vol. 2 (S-Curve)
  10. G. Love: Milk and Sugar – Fixin to Die (Brushfire)

Mark Mushin

  1. Indigenous: Vanishing Americans (Blues Bureau International)
  2. Dana Fuchs: Bliss Avenue (Ruf)
  3. Dug Pinnick, Eric Gales, Thomas Pridgen: Pinnick, Gales, Pridgen (Magna Carta)
  4. Black Oak Arkansas: Back Thar n’ Over Yonder (Atlantic)
  5. Ana Popovic: Can You Stand The Heat (ArtisteXclusive)
  6. Cyril Neville: Magic Honey (Ruf)
  7. The Vegabonds: RCA Studio B (Unsigned)
  8. Voodoo Circle: More Than One Way Home (AFM)
  9. The Winery Dogs: The Winery Dogs (Loud and Proud)
  10. Trampled Under Foot: Badlands (Telarc)

Mike Zito

  1. Trampled Under Foot: Badlands (Telarc)
  2. Aoife O’Donovan: Fossils (YepRoc)
  3. Jason Isbell: Southeastern (Southeastern)
  4. Thea Gilmore: Regardless (Fulfill)
  5. David Bromberg: Only Slightly Mad (Appleseed)
  6. Caro Emerald: The Shocking Miss Emerald (Grandmono)
  7. The Rides: Can’t Get Enough (429)
  8. Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks: Live at Davies Symphony Hall (Surfdog)
  9. Court Yard Hounds: Amelita (Columbia)
  10. Holly Williams: The Highway (Georgiana)

Pam Smith*

  1. Captain Dirt & The Skirt: The Adventures of Captain Dirt & The Skirt (Arbora Vita)
  2. disappear fear: Broken Film (disappear)
  3. Hula Honeys: A Hui Hou (Until We Meet Again) (Community Music Inc)
  4. Lauren Sheehan: The Light Still Burns (Wilson River)
  5. Melissa Ferrick: The Truth Is (MPress)
  6. Mary Gauthier: Live at Blue Rock (Mary Gauthier)
  7. Patricia Barber: Smash (Concord)
  8. Patty Larkin: Still Green (Road Narrows/Signature Sounds)
  9. Rachel Sage: Haunted By You (Acoustic EP) (MPress)
  10. Wool & Grant: Wool & Grant (Wool & Grant)

Paul Bercovici

  1. Body/Head: Coming Apart (Matador)
  2. Fuzz: Fuzz (In the Red)
  3. Wooden Shjips: Back to Land (Thrill Jockey)
  4. No Joy: Wait To Pleasure (Kemado/Mexican Summer)
  5. Jagwar Ma: Howlin (Mom & Pop)
  6. Kurt Vile: Wakin on a Pretty Daze (Matador)
  7. Beaches: She Beats (Chapter Music)
  8. Youth Lagoon: Wondrous Bughouse (Fat Possum/Turnstile)
  9. Dirty Beaches: Drifters/Love is the Devil (Zoo/Zoo Music)
  10. William Tyler: Impossible Truth (Merge)

Rod Richardson

  1. Beats Antique: A Thousand Faces, Act 1 (Beats Antique)
  2. Omar Souleyman: Wenu Wenu (Ribbon Music)
  3. Disparition: Madoc (Disparition)
  4. Niyaz: Sumud – The Acoustic EP (Six Degrees)
  5. Azam Ali and Loga Ramin Torkian: Lamentation of Swans (Azam Ali Music)
  6. Major Lazer: Free The Universe (Secretly Canadian)
  7. Moon Hooch: Moon Hooch (Hornblow/Megaforce)
  8. Dawn Of Midi: Dysnomia (Thirsty Ear)
  9. David Lynch: The Big Dream (Sacred Bones)
  10. Skip&Die: Remixed Riots (Crammed)

Steve di Costanzo

  1. Soft Hearted Scientists: False Lights (The Hip Replacement)
  2. V/A: Paris DJ’s Soundsystem Presents Rise of the Troubadour Warriors, Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International Vol. 3 (Paris DJs)
  3. Jagwar Ma: Howlin (Mom & Pop)
  4. V/A: Way to Blue – The Songs of Nick Drake (StorySound)
  5. Thee Oh Sees: Floating Coffin (Castleface)
  6. Jon Hopkins: Immunity (Domino)
  7. Foxygen: We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic (Jagjaguwar)
  8. V/A: The Big E – A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner, Nashville)
  9. Neko Case: The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (Anti-)
  10. V/A: Kenya Special – Selected East African Recordings From the 1970’s & 80’s (Soundway)

Valerie Richardson

  1. Bombino: Nomad (Nonesuch)
  2. Laura Veirs: Warp and Weft (Raven Marching Band)
  3. Sarah Jarosz: Build Me Up from Bones (Sugar Hill)
  4. Hem: Departure and Farewell (Waveland)
  5. Cate Le Bon: Mug Museum (Wichita)
  6. Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band: Take Me to the Land of Hell (Chimera)
  7. Lys Guillorn: Winged Victory (Little Cowgirl)
  8. Juana Molina: Wed 21 (Crammed Discs)
  9. Trixie Whitley: Fourth Corner (Strong Blood)
  10. Julia Holter: Loud City Song (Domino)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/22/13

  1. Ed Sanders: Marie Lebage And Huey Long – Poems For New Orleans (Paris, 2007)
  2. The Flashcubes: Rain Came Down on Everything – Sportin’ Wood: The Flashcubes Play the Songs of Roy Wood (Airmail, 2013)
  3. Hamid Drake & Jesse Stewart: Drum Nerds - Timelines (Art Stew, 2013)
  4. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: Stranger to my Happiness – Give the People What They Want (Daptone, 2014)
  5. Vincent Quatroche: Got Abstract? – Quattro Vox (Sleeping Giant, 2013)
  6. Manu Chao: Trop Tôt, Trop Tard – Sibérie M’était Contéee (Radio Bemba, 2004)
  7. Trixie Whitley: Breathe You in My Dreams – Fourth Corner (Strong Blood, 2013)
  8. Marvin Gaye: Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler) – What’s Going On (Motown, 1971)
  9. Ash Ra Tempel: Light – Look At Your Sun – Schwingungen (Ohr, 1972)
  10. Ray Mantilla: Andean Fantasy – The Connection (Savant, 2013)
  11. Janel & Anthony: A Viennesian Life – Where Is Home (Cuneiform, 2012)
  12. Cate Le Bon: Cuckoo Through the Walls – Mug Museum (Wichita Recordings, 2013)
  13. Bombino: Imidiwan – Nomad (Nonesuch, 2013)
  14. Jerry Miller: What a Little Moonlight Can Do - New Road Under My Wheels (Signature Sounds, 2013)
  15. Go: Organic Orchestra: Part Two – Sonic Mandala (Meta, 2013)
  16. Jagwar Ma: Come Save Me - Howlin (Mom & Pop, 2013)
  17. Roseanne Cash: Modern Blue – The River & The Thread (Blue Note, 2014)
  18. The Germs: No God – MIA: The Complete Anthology (Slash, 1993)
  19. The Edgar Broughton Band: Out Demons Out – (Harvest 7″, 1970)
  20. Elvis Costello & the Roots: Refuse to be Saved – Wise Up Ghost (Blue Note, 2013)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/15/13

  1. Adam Rudolph/Go:Organic Orchestra: Part One (Invitation) – Sonic Mandala (Meta, 2013)
  2. Juana Molina: Bicho Auto – Wed 21 (Crammed Discs, 2013)
  3. Neil Young: After the Goldrush – Live at the Cellar Door (Reprise, 2013)
  4. Rev. Cleophus Robinson: Wrapped Up, Tied Up, Tangled Up – I Heard The Angels Singing, Electrifying Black Gospel from the Nashboro Label 1951-1983 (Tompkins Square, 2013)
  5. Iceage: Coalition – You’re Nothing (Matador 2013)
  6. Débruit & Alsarah: Alrahal الرحال – Aljawal الجوال  (Soundway, 2013)
  7. Vincent Quatroche: Got Abstract? – Quattro Vox (Sleeping Giant, 2013)
  8. Föllakzoid: 99 – II (Sacred Bones, 2013)
  9. Zola Jesus: Hikikomori – Versions (Sacred Bones, 2013)
  10. Kate Bush: 50 Words For Snow (ft. Stephen Fry) – 50 Words For Snow (ANTI-, 2011)
  11. Date Palms: Yuba Source Part II – Dusted Sessions (Thrill Jockey 2013)
  12. Andy Irvine: He Fades Away – Parachilna (Andy Irvine, 2013)
  13. Beats Antique: Beezlebub (ft. Les Claypool) – A Thousand Faces, Act 1 (Beats Antique, 2013)
  14. Sky Ferreira: Omanko – Night Time, My Time (Capitol, 2013)
  15. Randy Brecker/Wlodek Pawlik: Orienthology – Night in Calisia (Summit, 2013)
  16. Marshall Chapman: Waiting For The Music – Blaze Of Glory (Tall Girl, 2013)
  17. Disparition: Echthroi – Madoc (Disparition, 2013)
  18. Old 97’s & Waylon Jennings: The Other Shoe (Omnivore 7″, 2013
  19. Dale Watson & His Lone Stars: Cowboy Boots – El Rancho Azul (Red House, 2013)
  20. The Liverpool Scene: Batpoem – The Amazing Adventures Of (RCA Victor, 1968)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/8/13

  1. Tea Leaf Green: Mr. E & the Cosmic Receptacle – In the Wake (Thirty Tigers, 2013)
  2. Deepti Navaratna & Boston Musica Viva: Durga Shloka – Shirish Korde; Ka (Svarasa, 2013)
  3. Primal Scream: 2013 – More Light (First international, 2013)
  4. Lucy Wainwright Roche: Seek and Hide (feat. Colin Meloy) – There’s a Last Time for Everything (Maeby Music, 2013)
  5. Geraint Watkins: All Around The World – Mosquito Vol. 1 (Goldtop, 2013)
  6. Shaun Murphy: Can’t Stop Lovin’ My Baby – Cry of Love (Vision Wall, 2013)
  7. Amon Tobin: Slowly – Supermodified (Ninja Tune, 2000)
  8. Anna Rose: Electric Child – Behold A Pale Horse (White Pony, 2013)
  9. Brinsley Forde: Blaze It Up – Urban Jungle (Jahsolidrock, 2013)
  10. Shark Quest: Sin The Moon – Gods and Devils (Merge, 2004)
  11. Wild Child: Crazy Bird – The Runaround (Noise Company, 2013)
  12. Black Sabbath: Age of Reason – 13 (Vertigo/Republic, 2013)
  13. Aaron Diehl: Moonlight In Vermont – The Bespoke Man’s Narrative (Mack Avenue, 2013)
  14. James Njie: In Transit – We Are Friends Vol. 2 (mau5trap/Astralwerks, 2013)
  15. Mimmo Epifani: Pasquella – Pe’ i ndò (CNI, 2013)
  16. Los Zheros: Para Chachita – Peru Maravilloso: Vintage Latin, Tropical & Cumbia (Tiger’s Milk, 2013)
  17. The Clash: Safe European Home – Give ’Em Enough Rope (Epic, 1978)
  18. 4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra: Fiddler On The Roof – Abdul the Rabbi (self, 2012)
  19. J Roddy Walston & the Business: Black Lights – Essential Tremors (ATO, 2013)
  20. Allman, Haynes, Trucks: The Needle and the Damage Done – Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 (Reprise, 2013)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/1/13

  1. The Ozark Mountain Daredevils: If You Wanna Get To Heaven – Ozark Mountain Daredevils (A&M, 1973)
  2. John Trudell: Rich Man’s War (ft. Jesse Ed Davis) – the Collection 1983-1992 (Effective, 2011)
  3. Omar Sosa: Calling Eggun – Eggun: The Afri-Lectric Experience (Ota, 2013)
  4. Habib Koité & Eric Bibb: We Don’t Care & Send Us Brighter Days – Brothers in Bamako (Stony Plain, 2012)
  5. Deela: Maria Death Squad – Fantastic Freeriding 4 Now (Switchstance, 2013)
  6. Jim Lauderdale: Shadowfall – Blue Moon Junction (Sky Crunch, 2013)
  7. Disparition: The Ballad of Fiedler and Mundt – Neukrk (Disparition, 2011)
  8. Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds: The Long Way – Fight (Modern Vintage, 2013)
  9. Kelley Stoltz: Are You My Love – Double Exposure (Third Man, 2013)
  10. Keith Jarrett: III – No End (ECM, 2013)
  11. The Beatles: Lucille – On The Air, Live at the BBC Vol. 2 (Apple/Capitol, 2013)
  12. Alec K. Redfearn and the Eyesores: Hashishin – Sister Death (Cuneiform, 2012)
  13. Michael Chapman: It Didn’t Work Out – Rainmaker (Harvest, 1969)
  14. Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant Massacre – Alice’s Restaurant (Reprise, 1967)
  15. Barn Owl: Light From the Mesa – Ancestral Star (Thrill Jockey, 2010)
  16. Lee Ranaldo and the Dust: Lecce, Leaving – Last Night on Earth (Matador, 2013)
  17. Las Hermanas Caronni: Melodias del Silencio – Vuela (Les Grandes Fleuves, 2013)
  18. North Mississippi Allstars: Goin’ To Brownsville – World Boogie Is Coming (Songs of the South, 2013)
  19. Southern Culture on the Skids: Mudbuggy – Dig This (Kudzu, 2013)
  20. Ben Harper: When It’s Good – Diamonds on the Inside (Virgin, 2003)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/24/13

  1. Dean Wareham: The Ticking Is The Bomb – Emancipated Hearts (Double Feature, 2013)
  2. Omar Souleyman: Warni Warni – Wenu Wenu (Ribbon Music, 2013)
  3. Motörhead: Lost Woman Blues – Aftershock (UDR GmbH, 2013)
  4. Will Lee: Sahara – Love, Gratitude and Other Distractions (Sinning Saint, 2013)
  5. David Van Tieghem x Ten: Fits &Starts (Maxmillion Dunbar remix) – Fits &Starts (Secretly Canadian, 2013)
  6. Fuzz: Hazemaze – Fuzz (In the Red, 2013)
  7. Lydia Loveless: All I Know – Boy Crazy (Bloodshot, 2013)
  8. Toniho Ferragutti: Nova – O Sorriso da Manu (Borandá, 2013)
  9. Eviyan: Kebyar Blues – Eviyan Live (Victo, 2013)
  10. The Kandinsky Effect: Mexican Gift Shop – Synesthesia (Cuneiform, 2013)
  11. The Gun Club: Goodbye Johnny – Fire of Love (Slash, 1981)
  12. The Men: Oscillation – Open Your Heart (Sacred Bones, 2012)
  13. Shonna Tucker and Eye Candy: Since Jimmy Came – A Tell All (Sweet Nectar, 2013)
  14. Laura Mvula: Little Girl Blue – 12 Years A Slave (Columbia, 2013)
  15. Will Taylor &Strings Attached: Ocean of Tears (feat. Ruthie Foster) – Collaborations (Heart, 2005)
  16. Southern Culture On The Skids: Ditch Diggin’ – Dig This (Kudzu Records, 2013)
  17. Harry Nilsson: All I Think About Is You – Knnillssonn (RCA, 1977)
  18. Linda Thompson: Won’t Be Long Now – Won’t Be Long Now (Pettifer Sounds, 2013)
  19. DIIV: How Long Have You Known – Oshin (Captured Tracks, 2012)
  20. Patti Larkin: It Could Be Worse – Still Green (Signature Sounds, 2013)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/17/13

  1. Corey Christiansen: Dying Californian – Lone Prairie (Origin, 2013)
  2. Sandy Denny: No End – Like An Old Fashioned Waltz (Island, 1974)
  3. The Clean: Anything Could Happen (live) – Vehicle (Rough Trade, 1990)
  4. Jonathan Wilson: Gentle Spirit – Gentle Spirit (Bella Union, 2011)
  5. Beats Antique: Beezlebub (ft. Les Claypool) – A Thousand Faces, Act 1 (Beats Antique Records, 2013)
  6. Sidi Touré: L’eau (The Water) – Alafia (Thrill Jockey, 2013)
  7. Al Stewart: The News from Spain – Orange (CBS UK, 1972)
  8. Andrew Bird: Pulaski at Night – I Want to See Pulaski at Night (Grimsey, 2013)
  9. Kevin Coelho: The World is a Ghetto – Turn it Up (Chicken Coup, 2013)
  10. Randy Newman: Guilty – Good Old Boys (Reprise, 1974)
  11. Robyn Hitchcock: Parasite – Way To Blue, The Songs of Nick Drake (StorySound, 2013)
  12. The Psychedelic Furs: India – The Psychedelic Furs (CBS UK, 1980)
  13. Bill Callahan: Riding For The Feeling – Apocalypse (Drag City, 2011)
  14. Dead Can Dance: How Fortunate The Man With None – Into The Labyrinth (4AD, 1993)
  15. Omar Souleyman: Ya Yumma – Wenu Wenu (Ribbon, 2013)
  16. Cate Le Bon: Cuckoo Through the Walls – Mug Museum (Wichita Recordings, 2013)
  17. Sharon Van Etten: We Are Fine – Tramp (Jagjaguwar, 2012)
  18. Brian Dewan: The Record – Tells The Story (Bar/None, 1993)
  19. Little Feat: Easy To Slip – Sailin’ Shoes (Warner Bros, 1972)
  20. Mary Lou Williams: The History of Jazz According to Mary Lou – Live at the Keystone Korner (HighNote, 2002)

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

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/10/13

  1. Evan Ziporyn w/I Wayan Wija: Head 2/Scene 1 – ShadowBang (Cantaloupe, 2003)
  2. Nick Drake: Place to Be – Pink Moon (Island, 1972)
  3. Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns: Zydeco Sont Pas Sale – Live Like Dat!!! (KC, 2013)
  4. Tapper Zukie: Rush I Some Dub – In Dub (Stars, 1976)
  5. Juha Kujanpää: Isalannin vesim – Kivenpyörittäjä (Tales and Travels) (KUU, 2013)
  6. Larry Kucharz: Pastel 0902 – Pastels (International Audiochrome, 2010)
  7. David Bowie: Something in the Air – Hours (Virgin, 1999)
  8. Kronos Quartet w/Bryce Dessner:Aheym – Aheym (Anti, 2013)
  9. Dennis Wilson: Only With You – Pacific Ocean Blue (Caribou, 1977)
  10. Emanuel: Mayonaise – Smashing Pumpkins Tribute/The Killer In You (Reignition, 2006)
  11. Chris Thile: Partita No.1 in B minor – Bach Sonatas and Partitas, Vol.1 (Nonsuch, 2013)
  12. The Bevis Frond: Doing Nothing – Hit Squad (Rubric, 2004)
  13. William Onyeabor: Good Name – Who is William Onyeabor? (Luaka Bop, 2013)
  14. 14. Heidi Feek: 57 Bel Air – The Only (Western Pin-up, 2013)
  15. The Devil Makes Three: Stranger – I’m a Stranger Here (New West, 2013)
  16. The Zombies: Play it For Real – Breathe Out, Breathe In (Red House, 2011)
  17. Christina Braga: Só Danço Samba – Samba, Jazz and Love (Enja, 2013)
  18. Allah-Las: Tell Me (What’s On Your Mind) – Allah-Las (Innovative Leisure, 2012)
  19. Van Morrison: Troubadors – Into the Music (Warner Bros, 1979)
  20. Bombay Dub Orchestra: The Orange Terrace – Tales From The Grand Bazaar (Six Degrees, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Annette Szczesiul, Binnie Klein, Bruce Swan, Cliff Furnald, David Golden, Del ‘In Transition’, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, John Rivera, Kevin Gallagher, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Scott Shapleigh, Simon Hunter, Valerie Richardson

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 11/3/13

  1. Juana Molina: Eras – Wed 21 (Crammed Discs, 2013)
  2. Richard X Heyman: Firing Line – X (Turn-Up, 2013)
  3. Gamelan Son of Lion: Halloween – Bending the Gending (Gamelan Son of Lion, 2002)
  4. Break Science: Breath of Space (ft. Sonya Kitchell) – Seven Bridges (Pretty Lights, 2013)
  5. The Who: Boris the Spider – A Quick One (Happy Jack) (UMG, 1995)
  6. Frank Zappa: Goblin Girl – You Are What You Is (Barking Pumpkin, 1981)
  7. Ravi Coltrane: For Turiya – Blending Times (Savoy, 2009)
  8. Nick Cave: Mack the Knife – September Songs: The Music of Kurt Weill (Island, 1994)
  9. Ray Barretto: La Cuna – La Cuna (CTI, 1981)
  10. Potty Mouth: Rusted Shut – Hell Bent (Marshall Teller/Old Flame, 2013)
  11. Robyn Ludwick: For You Baby – Out of These Blues (Late Show, 2011)
  12. Los Campesinos: Avocado, Baby – No Blues (Wichita Recordings, 2013)
  13. Mark Hole: Dirty Base – People Change (We Plant Music/AWAL, 2013)
  14. Lou Reed: Satellite of Love – Transformer (RCA, 1972)
  15. Daniel Avery: Free Floating – Drone Logic (Phantasy, 2013)
  16. Tom Waits: So it Goes – The Early Years Vol.2 (Manifesto,1993)
  17. Brian Dewan: Cadavers – The Operating Theater (Instinct, 2001)
  18. The Ophelias: The Night of Halloween – The Night of Halloween EP (Rough Trade, 1987)
  19. Son Sublime: Véte – Irresistible (Lasemco, 2001)
  20. Nina Simone: Black is the Color of my True Love’s Hair – Definitive Collection (Hip-O, 2006)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Annette Szczesiul, Binnie Klein, Bruce Swan, David Golden, howard thompson, John Rivera, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

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