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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)

* listed alphabetically

WPKN White Rose Political Calendar – September 15, 2014

Welcome to this week’s edition of the White Rose Political Calendar. The calendar takes its name from the White Rose, a resistance group in Nazi Germany that worked to educate and organize opposition to the horrifying agenda of the Third Reich. In the spirit of the White Rose, WPKN offers its weekly Political Calendar in order to give voice to the struggles for political, social, economic and environmental justice. Here are some of the listings for the week of September 8, 2014.

On Sunday, September 21, a rally to call attention to the devastating effects of climate change will be held in New York City, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and departing from Columbus Circle. Organizers are hoping this will be the largest such rally ever, and numerous local organizations are putting together transportation and pre-rally meetings to prepare. In Connecticut, one such organizer is 350CT.org, and details about their activities can be found at tinyurl.com/climatechangerally. The primary web-page for information about the rally is at peoplesclimate.org. Information about discounted train tickets in Connecticut is available at ctclimatetrain.org, and details about bus transportation from Long Island is available by e-mailing eastendclimatebus@gmail.com

On Monday, September 22, 6:00 p.m., Len Yannielli, author of the book Moon Shadow of War, will speak at the Mitchell Branch of the New Haven Public Library, 37 Harrison Street. The book is about the awakening of activism in a “typical” young American faced with the Vietnam War in the 60’s, and the event is co-sponsored by the City of New Haven Peace Commission, Greater New Haven Peace Council, and Promoting Enduring Peace. Details are at tinyurl.com/moonshadowofwar.

A rally to promote peace will take place in New Haven on Saturday, September 27. Beginning with a march at 11:30 a.m. at 26 Charles Street, there will then be a rally on the lower New Haven Green at 1:30 p.m.

An international action against Monsanto will take place in locations worldwide on Sunday, October 12. A Connecticut march will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the entrance to the Bushnell Park, and activities will go on to 4:00 p.m. Participants in the family-friendly event will rally against bad food, bad business and bad politics and an end to genetically-modified food. More information about happenings worldwide is at march-against-monsanto.com.

As the largest provider of women’s healthcare in the country, Planned Parenthood has recently stepped up efforts to protect women’s rights for reproductive choice, especially in light of recent Supreme Court decisions and with attempts by some members of the United States Congress to legislate further restrictions. With the 2014 elections rapidly approaching, Planned Parenthood has created a website, “Women Are Watching,” to suggest ways to let elected officials know that women will fight for their health and freedom of choice through the ballot box. More information about these activities is at womenarewatching.org.

Utility companies have begun their new tree pruning project in municipalities across the state. With this modified program, utilities will attempt to remove trees that are within eight feet of power lines, rather than just pruning the trees’ limbs. Fearing a Connecticut where thousands of the state’s trees could be felled, residents have achieved protection for the trees on their property and in their neighborhoods with the passage of Connecticut’s House Bill 5408. Trees can only be removed with the permission of the property owner and the town’s tree warden. The Garden Club of New Haven has created a page outlining actions that can be taken if a property owner would like to protect a tree from utility company removal. More details are at tinyurl.com/treeactions.

To list your group’s local, regional or national events, send announcements, one week in advance when possible, to the White Rose Political Calendar, at valrichardson@wpkn.org. This week’s calendar was produced by Valerie and Rod Richardson.

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)

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

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)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Binnie Klein, David Golden, howard thompson, John Rivera, Rod Richardson, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 1/26/14

  1. Dillon Francis: Without You (ft. T.E.E.D.) – ETC!ETC! X Jesse Slayter Remix (Mad Decent, 2013)
  2. Anna Von Hausswolff: Deathbed – Ceremony (Kning Disk, 2013)
  3. Leo Welch: Me and My Lord – Sabougla Voices (Big Legal Mess, 2014)
  4. Los Macuanos: Alma – El Origen (Nacional, 2013)
  5. Mohammed Ben Mohammed Ba-Soweid: Marhaban Ahlan – Qat, Coffee & Qambus: Raw 45s from Yemen (Dust-to-Digital, 2011)
  6. Yölariis: En midsommarafton – Yölariis (Tutl, 2013)
  7. Mogwai: Remurdered – Rave Tapes (Sub Pop, 2014)
  8. Del Shannon: Gemini – The Further Adventures Of Charles Westover (Liberty, 1968)
  9. Vijay Iyer Trio: Little Pocket Size Demons – Accelerando (ACT Music+Vision, 2012)
  10. Cross My Heart Hope To Die: Wild Side – Miracles (Alpha Pup, 2013)
  11. Cheb Khaled & Safy Boutella: Chab Rassi – Kutché (Stern’s Africa, 1989)
  12. The Knocks: Dancing With the DJ – Dancing With the DJ (EP) (HeavyRoc, 2010)
  13. Bob Dylan: Seven Curses – The Bootleg Series Vols 1-3, Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991 (Columbia, 1997)
  14. Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang: Hendershot – Four Foot Shack (ATO, 2014)
  15. Peter Stampfel: Mighty Mississippi – You Must Remember This (Piety Street, 1995)
  16. Linnea Olsson: Dinosaur – Ah! (Götterfunk Produktion, 2014)
  17. Tough Age: Sea of White – Tough Age (Mint, 2013)
  18. Duck Sauce: Radio Stereo (Club Mix) (Casablanca, 2013)
  19. Hamid Drake & Jesse Stewart: Heavy Metal – Timelines (Art Stew, 2013)
  20. Yölariis: Brist hjerta – Yölariis (Tutl, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Binnie Klein, Cliff Furnald, DJ Ren, howard thompson, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

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)

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

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

  1. Clannad: Turas Domhsa chon na Galldachd – Nádúr (ARC Music, 2013)
  2. Jazz Combustion Uprising: Bike Lanes (Coming) – Self-Immolation (Flaming Hakama, 2013)
  3. Nicky Schrire: Freedom Flight/Blackbird – Freedom Flight (Circavision, 2012)
  4. David Bromberg: I’ll Take You Back – Only Slightly Mad (Appleseed, 2013)
  5. Bombay Dub Orchestra: Blue Mosaic – Tales From The Grand Bazaar (Six Degrees, 2013)
  6. Roky Erickson & The Aliens: White Faces – The Evil One (Light In The Attic, 2013)
  7. Jeremy Denk: Variation 26 – J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations (Nonesuch, 2013)
  8. Bill Hicks: Drugs Have Done Good Things – Flying Saucer Tour, Vol. 1 (Rykodisc, 2002)
  9. Wall Of Voodoo: Mexican Radio – Call Of The West (A&M, 1982)
  10. Charles Mingus Sextet w/Eric Dolphy: Fables of Faubus – Cornell 1964 (Blue Note, 2007)
  11. simakDialog: Lain Parantina – The 6th Story (MoonJune, 2013)
  12. Lee Ranaldo: Boujeloudia Magick – The Road to Jajouka (Howe, 2013)
  13. William Tyler: We Can’t Go Home Again – Impossible Truth (Merge, 2013)
  14. The Beatles: Words Of Love – On Air, Live at The BBC Vol. 2 (Apple/Capitol, 2013)
  15. Morphine: So Many Ways – The Night (Rykodisc, 2000)
  16. Anders Osborne: Sentimental Times – Peace (Alligator, 2013)
  17. Red Wanting Blue: White Snow – From The Vanishing Point (Fanatic, 2012)
  18. The Shouting Matches: Gallup, NM – Grown Ass Man (Middle West, 2013)
  19. Darkside: Freak, Go Home – Psychic (Other People/Matador, 2013)
  20. Jesse Terry: Marina – Stay Here With Me (Jesse Terry, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Annette Szczesiul, Bruce Swan, David Golden, howard thompson, Kevin Gallagher, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 10/20/13

  1. The James Hunter Six: One Way Love – Minute By Minute (GO/Concord, 2013)
  2. James Booker: Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Classified: Remixed & Expanded (Concord, 2013)
  3. Garland Jeffreys: Collide The Generations – Truth Serum (Luna Park Records, 2013)
  4. James McCartney: Wings Of A Lightest Weight – The Complete EP Collection (Engine Company, 2011
  5. The Latin Giants of Jazz: Cuando Suenan Los Cueros – ¡Ven Baila Conmigo! (Gigante, 2009)
  6. Imperial State Electric: Sweet Little Sixteen – In Concert (Psychout, 2010)
  7. Beats Antique: Charon’s Crossing – A Thousand Faces, Act 1 (Beats Antique, 2013)
  8. Tim Maia: Rational Culture – World Psychedelic Classics 4: Nobody Can Live Forever – The Existential Soul of Tim Maia (Luaka Bop, 2012)
  9. Azam Ali & Loga Ramin Torkian: Forgotten – Lamentation of Swans (Terrestrial Lane, 2013)
  10. Agnes Obel: The Curse – Aventine (PIAS America, 2013)
  11. Happy Mondays: Angel – …Yes, Please! (Elektra, 1992)
  12. Filastine: Gendjer2 – £00T (Muti Music, 2012)
  13. Chris Shiflett & the Dead Peasants: Skid Row – All Hat And No Cattle (Le Coq Napoleon, 2013)
  14. The Pedrito Martinez Group: Travelling Riverside Blues (w/John Scofield) – The Pedrito Martinez Group (Motéma Music, 2013)
  15. Aoife O’Donovan: Red & White & Blue & Gold – Fossils (Yep Roc, 2013)
  16. Dr. Lonnie Smith: Turning Point – In The Beginning Vols. 1 & 2 (Pilgrimage, 2013)
  17. Sultans Of String: Road To Kfarmishki – Symphony! (McKhool/Red River, 2013)
  18. Albert Lee & Hogan’s Heroes: Back in The USA – Tear It Up (Heroic, 2007)
  19. Tito Nieves & Alexandra: How Do You Keep The Music Playing – Salsa In English/The Best (RMM/Universal Music Latino, 2002)
  20. Sarah Jarosz: Over the Edge – Build Me Up From Bones (Sugar Hill, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce Swan, Cliff Furnald, David Golden, Del In Transition, howard thompson, John Rivera, Kevin Gallagher, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson, Walter Wagoner

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 10/27/13

  1. Omar Souleyman: Warni Warni – Wenu Wenu (Ribbon Music, 2013)
  2. Copernicus: La Verite Absolue est Posible – L’Eternite Immediate (MoonJune, 2013)
  3. St. Vitus: Blessed Night – Lillie: F-65 (Seasons Of Mist, 2012)
  4. David Bowie: Love is Lost (James Murphy’s Hello Steve Reich mix) – single (Columbia, 2013)
  5. Future of the Left: French Lessons – How to Stop Your Brain in an Accident (Prescriptions, 2013)
  6. Tony Joe White: Who You Gonna Hoodoo Now? – Hoodoo (YepRoc, 2013)
  7. Anoushka Shankar: Unsaid (feat. Norah Jones) – Traces of You (Deutsche Grammophon, 2013)
  8. Tamikrest: Tisnant an Chatma – Chatma (Glitterbeat, 2013)
  9. Cowboy Jack Clement: Beautiful Dreamer – Divided & United, Songs of the Civil War (ATO, 2013)
  10. Connie Evingson: Slow Hot Wind – Sweet Happy Life (Minnehaha Music, 2013)
  11. Bachir Attar, Billy Martin & Dave Dreiwitz: Ghaita Blues – The Road to Jajouka (Howe, 2013)
  12. The Rubens: Lay it Down – The Rubens (Warner Bros, 2013)
  13. Willie Colon: Idilio – Idilio (Sony Discos, 2000)
  14. The Howlin Brothers: Delta Queen – Howl (Readymade Records, 2013)
  15. Deborah Resto: What a Difference a Day Makes – Let Him Hear My Heart (Latin Cool, 2003)
  16. Garland Jeffries: Truth Serum – Truth Serum (Luna Park, 2013)
  17. Tito Auger: Al Frente – Visiones Acústicas (titoauger.bandcamp.com/track/al-frente, 2013)
  18. Intended Immigration: Tout Tourne (Swinging Electrons remix) – La Demoiselle du Fonque (Wooden Hat, 2013)
  19. Southern Culture on the Skids: Goo Goo Muck – Mondo Zombie Boogaloo (YepRoc, 2013)
  20. Blake Morgan: I Can Hear You Say – Diamonds In The Dark (ECR, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce SwanDavid Golden, Del In Transition, Ed Flynn, howard thompson, John Rivera, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson, Walter Wagoner

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 10/6/13

  1. Roy Harper: Cloud Cukooland – Man And Myth (Science Friction, 2013)
  2. Ganey Arsement: Le Verite – Le Forgeron (Salty Bayou, 2013)
  3. Body/Head: Actress – Coming Apart (Matador, 2013)
  4. Gregory Porter: Liquid Spirit – The In Crowd (Blue Note, 2013)
  5. James Bergeron & The Kickin’ Cajuns: RCA (Registered Coonass) – Louisiana Saturday Night Revisited (Ace, 2013)
  6. Hank Williams III: Held Up – Brothers of the 4×4 (Hank 3, 2013)
  7. Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band: Cheshire Cat Cry – Take Me To The Land Of Hell (Chimera Music, 2013)
  8. Tierney Sutton: Woodstock – After Blue (BFM Jazz, 2013)
  9. Manny Oquendo & Libre: El Son – Ahora (Milestone/Fantasy Jazz, 1993)
  10. Melt-Banana: Candy Gun – Fetch (A-ZAP, 2013)
  11. Steve Nieve: La Plus Jolie Langue (w/Robert Wyatt & Muriel Teodori) – Together (429, 2013)
  12. Medeski, Martin & Wood; Bachir Attar; Marc Ribot: Hand of Fatima – The Road To Jajouka (Howe, 2013)
  13. North Mississippi Allstars: Rollin ’n Tumblin – World Boogie Is Coming (Songs of the South, 2013)
  14. Allen Ginsberg: Witchita Vortex Sutra – Witchita Vortex Sutra (Ginsberg Recordings, 2004)
  15. Jimmy Webb: MacArthur Park (feat. Brian Wilson) – Still Within The Sound Of My Voice (Entertainment One, 2013)
  16. Peppy Castro: Here For The Ride – Just Beginning (Kayos, 2013)
  17. Ritchie Havens: Tombstone Blues – I’m Not There (Columbia, 2007)
  18. Skip&Die: Thina Sobabini (Fybe.one Remix) – Riots Remixed (Crammed Discs, 2013)
  19. Vidar Skrede Dynamo Band: Håkonslåtten – Happy Monkey (Nordic Stomp, 2013)
  20. Hank Marvin: The Rise and Fall of Flingel Bunt – Twang! A Tribute To Hank Marvin & The Shadows (Pangæa, 1996)

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, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

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