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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 2/16/14

  1. Michael Nyman: M-Work – Michael Nyman (MN Records, 1981/2011)
  2. The Small Faces: Here Come The Nice (French EP version) – Here Come The Nice (Snapper Classics, 2014)
  3. Hurray for the Riff Raff: Small Town Heroes‪ – Small Town Heroes (ATO, 2014)
  4. The Sacred Shakers: Lord, I Am The True Vine – ‘Live’ (Signature Sounds, 2014)
  5. Marijuana Deathsquads: Ewok Sadness – Oh My Sexy Lord (Totally Gross National Product, 2013)
  6. Weekend: Hazel – Red (EP) (Slumberland, 2011)
  7. Tinariwen: Chaghaybou – Emmaar (Anti-, 2014)
  8. David Chesky: Transcendental Tripping – Jazz In The New Harmonic (Chesky, 2013)
  9. Sun Kil Moon: Pray for Newtown‪ – Benji (Caldo Verde, 2014)
  10. Phoenix: Trying To Be Cool (A-TRAK remix) – (Glassnote, 2013)
  11. The Amigos: Cabin On The Hill – Diner In The Sky (The Amigos, 2014)
  12. Hurray for the Riff Raff: End Of The Line – Small Town Heroes (ATO, 2014)
  13. Corneille: Crustacean (Barnacle edit, full length) – New Groove 3: Déconstruire le Groove Esoterique (REV, 1999)
  14. Foxes: Youth (Adventure Club remix) – (Sony, 2012)
  15. David Borden: Fog, Stars, Train, West Hill Lights, etc. – Cayuga Night Music (Lameduck Music/Linden Music, 1993)
  16. Buzzcocks: Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t ’ve?) – Love Bites (United Artists, 1978)
  17. Afrojack: Ten Feet Tall (feat. Wrabel) – (Van de Wall International/Island, 2014)
  18. Waxahatchee: Rose, 1956 – American Weekend (Wichita, 2012)
  19. Avengers: The American In Me – Avengers (Water, 1983)
  20. Lake Street Dive: Let Me Roll It – Fun Machine (Signature Sounds, 2012)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Del ‘In Transition’, DJ Ren, howard thompson, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 2/9/14

  1. Richard Ace: Hang ’Em High – Trojan Presents: Boss Reggae (Trojan, 2012)
  2. Holy Wave: Shamania – Relax (Burger/Reverberation Appreciation Society, 2014)
  3. Brian Dewan: Coconut – This Is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson, Vol. 1 (The Royal Potato Family, 2014)
  4. Courtney Barnett: Are You Looking After Yourself – The Double EP: A Sea Of Split Peas (Milk!, 2013)
  5. Ray Barretto: Fuerza Gigante – Live in Puerto Rico (Double Pleasure, 2006)
  6. Bombay Dub Orchestra: Bohemia Junction (Gary Hughes Old School Dub) – Bohemia Junction Remixes (Six Degrees, 2014)
  7. Sade: By Your Side (reggae mix) – By Your Side (Sony, 2001)
  8. Amy Winehouse: Back To Black – Back To Black (Island, 2006)
  9. Roosevelt Dime: I Want Mo! – Full Head of Steam (Roosevelt Dime, 2014)
  10. Thomas Blondet: Tu Va Partir (Zeb’s Dub remix) – Tu Va Partir (EP) (Rhythm & Culture, 2013)
  11. Marissa Nadler: Desire – July (Sacred Bones, 2014)
  12. Howard Shore/London Philharmonic Orchestra: Al’Aita – The Road to Jajouka (Howe, 2013)
  13. Les Claypool’s Duo Du Twang: Stayin’ Alive – Four Foot Shack (ATO, 2014)
  14. The Harry J Allstars: Liquidator – Liquidator (Trojan, 1969)
  15. John Legend & The Roots: Hard Times (ft. Black Thought) – Wake Up! (GOOD/Columbia, 2010)
  16. Shanren: Yi Wa – Left Foot Dance of the Yi (World Music Network/Riverboat, 2014)
  17. Flying Saucer Attack: Sally Free and Easy – Sally Free and Easy (Drag City, 1996)
  18. Goodnight Moonshine: Willow Tree – Goodnight Moonshine (Goodnight Moonshine, 2013)
  19. Broken Bells: After the Disco – After The Disco (Columbia, 2014)
  20. Fungi Girls: Honey Face – Some Easy Magic (HoZac, 2011)

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

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 2/2/14

  1. Laura Cantrell: All the Girls Are Complicated – No Way There from Here (Thrift Shop, 2014)
  2. John Lee Hooker: Father Was a Jockey (w/John Hammond) – Mr. Lucky (Silvertone, 1991)
  3. Courtney Barnett: Avant Gardener – The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas (House Anxiety, 2013)
  4. Yo La Tengo: Ohm – Fade (Matador, 2013)
  5. Mike Batt: Part Six – Six Days In Berlin (Epic, 1981)
  6. Rickie Lee Jones: Sympathy for the Devil – The Devil You Know (Fantasy, 2012)
  7. The Dave Brubeck Quartet: Take Five – Time Out (Columbia, 1959)
  8. Angelique Kidjo: Shango Wa – Eve (429, 2014)
  9. Bombay Dub Orchestra: Bohemia Junction (Punk-a-Wallahs Remix) – Bohemia Junction Remixes (Six Degrees, 2014)
  10. Actress: Street Corp. – Ghettoville (Werkdiscs/Ninja Tune, 2014)
  11. The Verve: The Rolling People – Urban Hymns (Virgin, 1997)
  12. Talking Heads: This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody) – Speaking in Tongues (Sire, 1983)
  13. Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie: Well May The World Go – Together In Concert (Reprise, 1975)
  14. James & Bobby Purify: I’m Your Puppet – James & Bobby Purify (Bell, 1967)
  15. Emiliana Torrini: Animal Games – Tookah (Rough Trade, 2013)
  16. 14 Iced Bears: Holland – Hold On Inside: Complete Recordings 1986-1991 (Cherry Red, 2013)
  17. Lake Street Dive: You Go Down Smooth – Bad Self Portraits (Signature Sounds, 2014)
  18. Camper Van Beethoven: Come Down the Coast – La Costa Perdida (429, 2012)
  19. Parker Millsap: Quite Contrary – Parker Milsap (Okrahoma, 2014)
  20. John Legend: Move (feat. Fink) – 12 Years A Slave (OST) (Columbia, 2013)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Annette Szczesiul, Binnie Klein, Caroline Doctorow, Chris Frantz, Del ‘In Transition’, howard thompson, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, 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 – 1/19/14

  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 – 1/12/14

  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 – 1/5/14

  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 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’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)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce Swan, David Golden, Del ‘In Transition’, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

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)

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

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)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce Swan, Cliff Furnald, David Golden, Del ‘In Transition’, Ed Flynn, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, KC Ryan, Mike Zito, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

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)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Annette Szczesiul, Bruce Swan, Del ‘In Transition’, KC Ryan, Kevin Gallagher, Paul Bercovici, Rod Richardson, Steve di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson