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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 03/03/19

  1. Jason Kao Hwang: Breathe Within the Bomb – Blood (True Sound, 2018)
  2. Rafiki Jazz: Har Chand Sahara – The Rough Guide To Acoustic India (World Music Network, 2017)
  3. Emily Duff: You Better Believe – Hallelujah Hello (Mr. Mudshow, 2019)
  4. Suzi Quatro: No Soul/No Control – No Control (Steamhammer, 2019)
  5. The Currys: Gulf Coast Home – This Side of the Glass (The Currys, 2019)
  6. Tony Joe White: The Gift – Hoodoo (Yep Roc, 2013)
  7. Le SuperHomard: Paper Girl – Meadow Lane Park (Elefant, 2019)
  8. Will Baird: Into The Wild Blue Yonder – single (Will Baird, 2019)
  9. Matthew Logan Vasquez: Trailer Park – Light’n Up (Dine Alone, 2019)
  10. Wadada Leo Smith: Resistance and Unity – Rosa Parks: Pure Love (TUM, 2019)
  11. Alberto Naranjo y Su Trabuco: Calipso de el Callao – Imagen Latina – The Best of the Venezuelan All-Stars (Merusa, 2009)
  12. Urban Turban: Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Urban Turban (Silence, 1994)
  13. Ann O’aro: Zardin – Ann O’aro (Buda Musique, 2018)
  14. John Zorn: Blues Connotation – Spy vs Spy: The Music of Ornette Coleman (Elektra Musician, 1988)
  15. Little Richard: Land of a Thousand Dances – The Explosive Little Richard (OKeh, 1967)
  16. Jenny Lewis: Heads Gonna Roll – On The Line (Warner Bros WEA 2019)
  17. John Mayall: That’s What Love Will Do To You (ft. Todd Rundgren) – Nobody Told Me (Forty Below, 2019)
  18. Tom Waits: Hoist That Rag – Real Gone (Anti-, 2004)
  19. Xeno & Oaklander: Insomnia – Hypnos (Dais, 2019)
  20. Bobby Charles: Small Town Talk – Bobby Charles (Bearsville, 1972)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Bruce Swan, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Joseph Celli, KC Ryan, Rich Kaminsky, Rob Silber, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 02/24/19

  1. Guerilla Toss: Meteorological – Meteorological (DFA, 2018)
  2. Joan Armatrading: Love and Affection – Joan Armatrading (A&M, 1976)
  3. Michael Rother: Groove 139 – Live & Remixes (Grönland, 2019)
  4. Roosevelt Graves & Brothers: I’ll Be Rested – The Half Ain’t Never Been Told: Early American Rural Religious Music Vol. I (Yazoo, 1999)
  5. John Mayall: Distant Lonesome Train (w/Carolyn Wonderland) – Nobody Told Me (Forty Below, 2019)
  6. Ponk: Dycky Dobre – Diedina (Skywardsmusic – Czech Republic, 2018)
  7. The Claypool Lennon Delirium: Easily Charmed by Fools – South of Reality (ATO, 2019)
  8. Jason Ringenberg: God Bless the Ramones – Stand Tall (Courageous Chicken, 2019)
  9. The Wild Reeds: Telepathic Mail – Cheers (Dualtone, 2019)
  10. Danny Schmidt: Standard Deviation – Standard Deviation (Live Once, 2019)
  11. Tedeschi Trucks Band: Walk Through This Life – Signs (Fantasy, 2019)
  12. Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Blacknuss – Blacknuss (Atlantic, 1972)
  13. Vandoliers: Miles and Miles – Forever (Bloodshot, 2019)
  14. Linton Kwesi Johnson: Want Fi Goh Rave – Forces of Victory (Island, 1979)
  15. Bixiga 70: Quebra-Cabeça – Quebra-Cabeça (Glitterbeat, 2018)
  16. Salif Keita: Gnamale – Un autre blanc (Naïve, France, 2018)
  17. Dr. John: When the Saints Go Marching In (feat. Mavis Staples) – N’awlinz, Dis, Dat or D’udda (Blue Note, 2004)
  18. Wovenhand: Ain’t No Sunshine – Wovenhand (Glitterhouse, 2002)
  19. Kyoto Naginataboko, Hayashikata-Renchu: Gion Bayashi Kudan – Percussion: Japanese Traditional Music (Seven Seas, 1990)
  20. Gogol Bordello: Seekers and Finders (acoustic) feat. Regina Spektor – single (Casa Gogol, 2018)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Binnie Klein, Bruce Swan, Cliff Furnald, Emily Herberich (guest host), howard thompson, Joseph Celli, Martha Nachman, Rich Kaminsky, Rob Silber, Steve Di Costanzo, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 02/17/19

  1. Frank Morgan/George Cables: Medley: Nefertiti/Billie’s Bounce – Montreal Memories (HighNote, 2018)
  2. Amy Rigby: The President Can’t Read – single (Southern Domestic, 2019)
  3. Frank Bey: Blues Comes Knockin’ – Blues in the Pocket (Jeffhouse, 2007)
  4. Meat Puppets: Warranty – Dusty Notes (Megaforce, 2019)
  5. Anna Rose: Nobody Knows I’m Here – single (White Pony, 2019)
  6. Leon Rosselson: Song of the Free Press – single (Upside Down, 1987)
  7. Mott The Hoople: Trudi’s Song – The Hoople (Columbia, 1974)
  8. Sokratis Sinopoulos: Foreign Lands – Under The Rose Tree (Saphrane, 2018)
  9. The Psychedelic Furs: Mack the Knife – The Psychedelic Furs (Columbia/Legacy, 2002)
  10. Pere Ubu: Birdies – The Art of Walking (Fire, 1980)
  11. Polo & Pan: Pays imaginaire – Caravelle (Hamburger, 2017)
  12. Tullycraft: It’s Not Explained, It’s Delaware – The Railway Prince Hotel (HHBTM, 2019)
  13. Kalyn Fay: Fool’s Heartbreak – Good Company (Horton, 2019)
  14. Kalàscima: Kore – Psychedelic Trance Tarantella (Ponderosa Music & Art, 2014)
  15. R. Weis: Vessel – Glass In Your Ear (R. Weis, 2019)
  16. Robyn Hitchcock: Television – Spooked (Yep Roc, 2004)
  17. Joe Policastro Trio: This Must be the Place (Naive Melody) – Nothing Here Belongs (JeruJazz, 2019)
  18. Geneviève Waïte: Biting My Nails – Romance Is On The Rise (Paramour, 1974)
  19. Bernard Fowler: Sympathy For The Devil – Inside Out (Rhyme & Reason, 2019)
  20. LCD Soundsystem: Seconds – Electric Lady Sessions (DFA, 2019)

This week’s chart data supplied by: David Golden, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, KC Ryan, Rich Kaminsky, Rob Silber, Steve Di Costanzo, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 02/10/19

  1. Steve Conn: Around & Around (w/Sonny Landreth) – Flesh and Bone (Not Really, 2019)
  2. Leyla McCalla: Money Is King – The Capitalist Blues (Jazz Village, 2019)
  3. Mercury Rev: Ode to Billie Joe (feat. Lucinda Williams) – Bobby Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited (Partisan, 2019)
  4. The Specials: Blam Blam Fever – Encore (Island, 2019)
  5. Booker T. & The M.G.s: Groovin’ – Hip Hug-Her (Stax, 1967)
  6. Mott the Hoople: Honaloochie Boogie – Mott (Columbia, 1973)
  7. Noura Mint Seymali: Arbina – Arbina (Glitterbeat, 2016)
  8. Toro y Moi: Laws Of The Universe – Outer Peace (Carpark, 2019)
  9. Ina Forsman: Genius – Been Meaning To Tell You (Ruf, 2019)
  10. Neu!: Hallogallo – Neu! (Brain, 1972)
  11. Gaye Su Akyol: Nargile – Hologram İmparatorluğu (Glitterbeat, 2016)
  12. Le Butcherettes: father/ELOHIM – bi/MENTAL (Rise, 2019)
  13. Television: Marquee Moon – Marquee Moon (Elektra, 1977)
  14. Andra Day: Rise Up – Cheers to the Fall (Warner Bros, 2015)
  15. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: More Love – Make It Happen (Tamla, 1967)
  16. Salif Keita: Itarafo (feat. Angélique Kidjo & MHD) – Un autre blanc (Naïve, 2018)
  17. Anda Union: Jangar – Homeland (Anda Union, 2016)
  18. The Clash: Wrong ’Em Boyo – London Calling (CBS, 1979)
  19. Steve Gunn: Morning Is Mended – The Unseen In Between (Matador, 2018)
  20. Deer Tick: Hey! Yeah! – Mayonnaise (Partisan/Knitting Factory, 2019)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Del ‘In Transition’, howard thompson, KC Ryan, Rich Kaminsky, Steve Di Costanzo, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 02/03/19

  1. Angel Corpus Christi: Dream Baby Dream – The Real Angel Corpus Christi (Mono-Tone, 2018)
  2. Giulio Bianco: Cirano – Di zampogne, partenze e poesia (Puglia Sounds, 2018)
  3. Jenny Lewis: Red Bull & Hennessy – On The Line (Warner Bros, 2019)
  4. J.J. Cale: Chasing You – single (Because, 2019)
  5. Chico Freeman: Wilpan’s Walk – Destiny’s Dance (Contemporary, 1982)
  6. Lizz Wright: River Man – Freedom & Surrender (Concord, 2015)
  7. Vassilis Tsabropoulous, Anja Lechner & U.T. Gandhi: Gift of Dreams – Melos (ECM, 2008)
  8. Goran Bregović: Duj Duj (feat. Rachid Taha) – Three Letters From Sarajevo (Universal, 2017)
  9. Kalyn Fay: Good Company – Good Company (Horton, 2019)
  10. Rocket 808: Digitals Billboards – single (12XU, 2018)
  11. Upstate: Healing – Healing (Royal Potato Family, 2019)
  12. Attic Lights: King of Whatever – Love in the Time of Shark Attacks (Elefant, 2019)
  13. Joan Armatrading: There Ain’t A Girl Alive – Into the Blues (429, 2007)
  14. Bryan Ferry and his Orchestra: Dance Away – Bitter-Sweet (BMG, 2018)
  15. Jowee Omicil: Be Kuti – Love Matters (Jazz Village, 2018)
  16. Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald: What a Fool Believes (live) – The Essential Kenny Loggins (Columbia, 2014)
  17. Ginger Baker w/Jens Johansson, Jonas Hellborg: Open Secret – Unseen Rain (Day Eight, 1992)
  18. Sunflower Bean: Fear City – King Of The Dudes (Mom+Pop, 2019)
  19. Jocelyn & Chris Arndt: The Western – The Fun in the Fight (Bridge Road, 2018)
  20. The Dandy Warhols: Motor City Steel – Why You So Crazy (Dine Alone, 2019)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Cliff Furnald, David Golden, Del ‘In Transition’, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, KC Ryan, Martha Nachman, Rich Kaminsky, Rob Silber, Rod Richardson, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 01/27/19

  1. Maggie Roche: Losing True – Where Do I Come From (StorySound, 2018)
  2. Gong Kebyar, Sebatu: Gilak – Gamelan Music From Bali (Deutsche Grammophon, 1981)
  3. Mozes and the Firstborn: Baldy – Dadcore (Burger, 2019)
  4. Steve Hackett: Underground Railroad – At The Edge Of Light (InsideOutMusic, 2019)
  5. The Beatles: Martha My Dear – The Beatles (Apple, 1968)
  6. Link Wray: The Rise and Fall of Jimmy Stokes – Link Wray (Polydor, 1971)
  7. Better Oblivion Community Center: Dylan Thomas – Better Oblivion Community Center (Dead Oceans, 2019)
  8. Alice Wallace: The Blue – Into The Blue (Rebelle Road, 2019)
  9. Sandy Nelson: Let There Be Drums – single (Imperial, 1961)
  10. Guster: Ramona – Keep It Together (Palm Pictures/Reprise, 2003)
  11. John Cale: Things – Hobosapiens (Domino, 2003)
  12. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Fresh Start – Bad Reputation (Blackheart/Legacy, 2018)
  13. Bruce Springsteen: Kitty’s Back – The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle (Columbia, 1973)
  14. The Bad Plus: 1983 Regional All-Stars – Never Stop II (Legbreaker, 2018)
  15. Alejandro Escovedo: Sonica USA – The Crossing (Yep Roc, 2018)
  16. The Velvet Undergound: I’m Waiting For the Man – The Velvet Underground & Nico (Verve, 1967)
  17. Eric Schwartz: Jesus, Leave the Bible Belt Alone – The Aristocrat (Eric Schwartz, 2013)
  18. William Onyeabor: Good Name – World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor? (Luaka Bop, 2013)
  19. Owen & Moley Ó Súilleabháin: Ubi Caritas – Filleadh: Sacred Songs (Defy, 2013)
  20. Guided by Voices: The Rally Boys – Zeppelin Over China (GBV Inc, 2019)

This week’s chart data supplied by: howard thompson, Joseph Celli, KC Ryan, Martha Nachman, Rich Kaminsky, Rob Silber, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 01/20/19

  1. The Mountain Movers: This City – Pink Skies (Trouble in Mind, 2018)
  2. Rat Boy: No Peace No Justice – Internationally Unknown (Hellcat, 2019)
  3. Abdesselam Damoussi & Nour Eddine: Jedba – Jedba / Spiritual Music from Morocco (ARC, 2018)
  4. Sharon Van Etten: Seventeen – Remind Me Tomorrow (Jagjaguar, 2019)
  5. Alex Lilly: 2% Milk – 2% Milk (Release Me, 2019)
  6. Bonnie & the Treasures: Home of the Brave – single (Phi-Dan, 1965)
  7. Giorgio Moroder: Never Ending Story (Russ Danoff Disco remix) – Club Remixes Selection Two (Solaris, 2018)
  8. Paul McCartney and Wings: Love Is Strange – Wild Life (remastered) (Apple, 1971)
  9. Moira Smiley: Refugee – Unzip The Horizon (www.moirasmiley.com, 2018)
  10. Music Through The Walls: Good Vibrations – single (Music Through The Walls, 2019)
  11. Juliana Hatfield: Staying In – Weird (American Laundromat, 2019)
  12. Potty Mouth: 22 – SNAFU (Get Better, 2019)
  13. Saint Beryl & Wanlov the Kubolor: Kwesi – single (Pidgen, 2018)
  14. Lucy Dacus: I Don’t Want To Be Funny Anymore – No Burden (Matador, 2016)
  15. The Cleaners From Venus: The Children of Waterloo Square – Life In A Time Machine (Mr. Mule, 2018)
  16. Kel Assouf: Europa – Tikounen (IglooMondo/Zephyrus, 2016)
  17. Gerard Hoffnung: A Bricklayer’s Tale – Hoffnung at the Oxford Union (Hallmark, 2011)
  18. Randy Newman: Mr. President (Have Pity On The Working Man) – Good Old Boys (Reprise, 1974)
  19. Rhett Miller: Total Disaster – The Messenger (ATO, 2018)
  20. Eerie Wanda: Sleepy Eyes – Pet Town (Joyful Noise, 2019)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Cliff Furnald, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Martha Nachman, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 01/13/19

  1. Eddie Rivera: Baila Conmigo – single (Er, 2018)
  2. The Magpie Salute: Walk On Water – High Water I (Eagle, 2018)
  3. The Ting Tings: Estranged – The Black Light (Sony, 2018)
  4. L’Attirail: How to Swim in the Desert (ft. Sidi Bémol) – How to Swim in the Desert (CSB, 2018)
  5. Treacherous Orchestra: The Long Count – Grind (Reveal, 2015)
  6. Hitch & the Giddyup: Whiskey Blossom Special – Hitch & the Giddyup II (Hitch & the Giddyup, 2019)
  7. slowthai & Mura Masa: Doorman – single (Method, 2018)
  8. Kampec Dolores: II – Zúgó – Rapid (Bahia / ReR Megacorp, 1996)
  9. Bob Mould: Sunshine Rock – Sunshine Rock (Merge, 2019)
  10. Moonlight Benjamin: Port-au-prince – Siltane (Ma Case, 2018)
  11. Bugs: Neighborhood – Social Slump EP (self, 2018)
  12. Jason Moran: Big Stuff – Ten (Blue Note, 2010)
  13. The Chi-Lites: Have You Seen Her – (For God’s Sake) Give More Power to the People (Brunswick, 1971)
  14. Sugarpie Di Santo: Do The Whoopie – single (Brunswick, 1967)
  15. Chumbawamba: Smith & Taylor – A Singsong and a Scrap (No Masters, 2005)
  16. 13th Floor Elevators: Nobody to Love – Easter Everywhere (International Artists, 1967)
  17. Joe Jackson: Fabulously Absolute – Fool (Ear, 2018)
  18. Frank Zappa: Transylvania Boogie – Chunga’s Revenge (Bizarre, 1970)
  19. The Flesh Eaters: My Life to Live – I Used to be Pretty (Yep Roc, 2019)
  20. Damian Wilson & Adam Wakeman: Life on Mars – single (Damian Wilson, 2018)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Dave Hogan, howard thompson, KC Ryan, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson, Steve Di Costanzo, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 01/06/19

  1. The Claypool Lennon Delirium: Blood and Rockets: Movement I, Saga of Jack Parsons / Movement II, Too the Moon – South of Reality (Prawn Song/Chimera/ATO, 2019)
  2. Liz Asaro: Alien – single (momo, 2019)
  3. [Ted Hearne]/The Crossing & Donald Nally: Burning TV Song – Sounds From the Bench (Cantaloupe, 2017)
  4. Tower of Power: Only So Much Oil in the Ground – Urban Renewal (Warner Bros, 1974)
  5. Fleet Foxes: If You Need to, Keep Time on Me – Crack-Up (Nonesuch, 2017)
  6. Brian Cullman: Unspoiled – The Opposite of Time (Sunnyside, 2016)
  7. Bill Watrous: Low Life – A Time For Love – Bill Watrous Plays the Music of Johnny Mandel (GNP Crescendo, 1993)
  8. Wyldlife: These Days – single (Wicked Cool, 2018)
  9. Rosanne Cash: 8 Gods of Harlem (feat. Elvis Costello & Kris Kristofferson) – She Remembers Everything (Blue Note, 2018)
  10. R2Bees: Boys Kasa (feat. King Promise, Kwesi Arthur, DarkoVibes, Rjz, Spacely, Humble Dis, Medikal & B4bonah) – single (R2Bees, 2018)
  11. The Fall: Free Range – single (Cog Sinister, 1992)
  12. Sneaks: Future – It’s a Myth (Merge, 2017)
  13. The Kinks: Better Things – Give The People What They Want (Arista, 1981)
  14. Tone-Lōc: Wild Thing – Lōc’ed After Dark (Delicious Vinyl, 1989)
  15. The Residents: Lord, It’s Lonely – Whatever Happened to Vileness Fats? (Ralph, 1984)
  16. Jody Williams: Lucky Lou – single (Argo, 1957)
  17. David Weinstein & Shelley Hirsch: Cheap Imitation – Caged/Uncaged – A Rock/Experimental Homage to John Cage (Cramps, 1993)
  18. Stacy Phillips: Drifting – Mel Bay Sampler (Mel Bay, 2011)
  19. Nickelback: Love Will Keep Us Together – Triple M Musical Challenge 3 – Third Time Lucky! (Sony Australia, 2002)
  20. The Growlers: Who Loves The Scum? – single (Beach Goth, 2018)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Binnie Klein, Eric Cocks, howard thompson, Joseph Celli, KC Ryan, Valerie Richardson

WPKN’s Favourite Picks of the Year, 2018

Bob Anderson: “A Little Bit Of Everything


  • Courtney Barnett: Tell Me How You Really Feel (Mom+Pop)
  • Los Straightjackets: Complete Christmas Songbook (Yep Roc)
  • Kamasi Washington: Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)
  • Charles Lloyd & the Marvels + Lucinda Williams: Vanished Gardens (Blue Note)
  • The Decemberists: Traveling On (EP) (Capitol)
  • Asleep At The Wheel: New Routes (Bismeaux)
  • Cat Power: Wanderer (Domino)
  • Mike Farris: Silver & Stone (Compass)
  • Jon Cleary: Dyna-Mite! (FHQ)
  • The Beatles: The Beatles (White Album — Super Deluxe edition) (Apple/UMG)


  • The Zambonis: Joey Saves – single (The Zambonis)
  • Childish Gambino: This Is America – single (mcDJ/RCA)
  • Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Downey To Lubbock – Downey To Lubbock (Yep Roc)
  • Kurt Vile: Bassackwards – Bottle it In (Matador)
  • Eminem: Kamikaze – Kamikaze (Aftermath/Shady)

Alec Cumming “Snap, Crackle, POP!


  • Peter Holsapple: Game Day (Omnivore)
  • Insecure Men: Insecure Men (Fat Possum)
  • The Lemon Twigs: Go To School (4AD)
  • Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks: Sparkle Hard (Matador)
  • Pistol Annies: Interstate Gospel (RCA)
  • Robert Poss: Frozen Flowers Curse The Day (Robert Poss)
  • Amy Rigby: The Old Guys (Southern Domestic)
  • Rosine: L (Rosine)
  • Sunflower Bean: Twentytwo In Blue (Mom+Pop)
  • Lenny Zenith: What If The Sun (XYYX)


  • Belle & Sebastian: I’ll Be Your Pilot – How To Solve Our Human Problems (Parts 1-3) (Matador)
  • The Lemon Twigs: If You Give Enough – Go To School (4AD)
  • Low Cut Connie: Beverly – Dirty Pictures (Part 2) (Contender)
  • Paul McCartney: Dominoes – Egypt Station (Capitol)
  • Tom Misch (feat. Loyle Carner): Water Baby – Geography (Beyond The Groove)
  • The Monochrome Set: I Feel Fine (Really) – Maisieworld (Tapete)
  • Pistol Annies: Best Years Of My Life – Interstate Gospel (RCA)
  • Amy Rigby: Playing Pittsburgh – The Old Guys (Southern Domestic)
  • Sunflower Bean: Twentytwo – Twentytwo In Blue (Mom+Pop)
  • TC&I: Scatter Me – Great Aspirations (TC&I)

Eric Cocks: “Connections


  • Galen Ayers: Monument (Bombinate)
  • Roseanne Cash: She Remembers Everything (Blue Note)
  • Bob Dylan: More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 14 Deluxe Edition (Columbia)
  • Marianne Faithfull: Negative Capability (Panta Rei/BMG)
  • Peter Holsapple: Game Day (Omnivore)
  • The Kinks: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (Super Deluxe) (Sanctuary)
  • John Lennon: Imagine – The Ultimate Collection (Capitol)
  • Sam Phillips: World On Sticks (Littlebox)
  • Harriet Stubbs: Heaven & Hell: The Doors of Perception (Suite 28)
  • Mike Viola: The American Egypt (Good Morning Monkey)


  • The Beatles: I’m So Tired (Take 7) – The Beatles White Album (Super Deluxe) (Apple/UMG)
  • Bird Streets: Betting On The Sun – Bird Streets (Omnivore)
  • Neko Case: Last Lion Of Albion – Hell-On (Anti-)
  • Christine and The Queens: 5 Dollars – Chris (Because)
  • Emily Duff: Mr. Dollar & A Dime – single (Mr. Mudshow)
  • Japanese Breakfast: Diving Woman – Soft Sound From Another Planet (Dead Oceans, 2017)
  • Jimmer & Syd: Shoulder To Cry On – Shoulder To Cry On EP (Chace)
  • Richard Lloyd: Countdown – The Countdown (Plowboy)
  • Mitski: Nobody – Be The Cowboy (Dead Oceans)
  • Willie Nelson: Something You Get Through – Last Man Standing (Legacy)

Del “in Transition


  • Alexandro Escovedo: The Crossing (Yep Roc)
  • Jimi Hendrix: Both Sides of the Sky (Experience Hendrix/Legacy)
  • Mark Knopfler: Down the Road Wherever (Blue Note)
  • Charles Lloyd & the Marvels + Lucinda Williams: Vanished Gardens (Blue Note)
  • John Medeski: Mad Skillet (Indirecto)
  • Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads: Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads (BFD)
  • Punch Brothers: All Ashore (Nonesuch)
  • Amanda Shires: To the Sunset (Silver Knife)
  • Paul Simon: In the Blue Light (Legacy)
  • VA: King of the Road – Tribute to Roger Miller (BMG)

Steve di Costanzo: “Radio Base Camp


  • Amen Dunes: Freedom (Sacred Bones)
  • The Fernweh: The Fernweh (Skeleton Key)
  • Insecure Men: Insecure Men (Fat Possum)
  • Janelle Monae: Dirty Computer (Bad Boy)
  • Jupiter & Okwess: Kin Sonic (Zamora)
  • V/A: Try A Little Sunshine: British Psychedelic Sounds Of 1969 (Grapefruit)
  • The Orielles: Silver Dollar Moment (Heavenly/Pias America)
  • Parquet Courts: Wide Awake! (Rough Trade)
  • Travis Scott: Astroworld (Epic)
  • Warmduscher: Whale City (Leaf)


  • Andrew Bird: Bloodless – single (Concord/Loma Vista)
  • Childish Gambino: This is America – single (RCA)
  • Dizzee Rascal: Don’t Gas Me (Beez Neez Remix) – single (Island)
  • Donny McCaslin: What About The Body – Blow. (Modema)
  • Jessica Lauren: Kofi Nomad – Almería (Freestyle)
  • Kamasi Washington: Fists of Fury – Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)
  • The Last Poets: We Must Be Sacred – Understand What Black Is (Studio Rockers)
  • Olden Yolk: Takes One To Know One – Olden Yolk (Trouble In Mind)
  • Warmduscher: Big Wilma – Whale City (Leaf)
  • Yo La Tengo: Shades Of Blue – There’s A Riot Going On (Matador)

Kevin Gallagher


  1. Charles Lloyd & the Marvels + Lucinda Williams: Vanished Gardens (Blue Note)
  2. Bettye LaVette: Things Have Changed (Verve)
  3. I’m With Her: See You Around (Rounder)
  4. Eric Bibb: Global Griot (Stony Plain)
  5. John Prine: The Tree of Forgiveness (Oh Boy)
  6. Courtney Barnett: Tell Me How You Really Feel (Mom+Pop)
  7. Rodney Crowell: Acoustic Classics (Rodney Crowell)
  8. Buddy Guy: The Blues Is Alive Aand Well (RCA)
  9. Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite: No Mercy In This Land (Anti-)
  10. Van Morrison: The Prophet Speaks (Caroline International)


  1. Alice Merton: No Roots – No Roots EP (Mom+Pop)
  2. Charles Lloyd & the Marvels + Lucinda Williams: Dust – Vanished Gardens (Blue Note)
  3. I’m With Her: Ain’t That Fine – See You Around (Rounder)
  4. Eric Bibb: We Don’t Care (ft. Habib Koité) – Global Griot (Stony Plain)
  5. Van Morrison: The Prophet Speaks/Ain’t Gonna Moan No More – The Prophet Speaks (Caroline International)
  6. Tom Petty: Two Men Talking (Outtake, 2012) – An American Treasure (Deluxe Ed.) (Reprise)
  7. Willie Nelson: Vote ‘Em Out – single (Legacy)
  8. Marc Ribot: John Brown (w/Fay Victor) – Songs of Resistance 1942–2018 (Anti-)
  9. Bettye LaVette: Things Have Changed – Things Have Changed (Verve)
  10. Rosanne Cash: The Only Thing Worth Fighting For (ft. Colin Meloy) – She Remembers Everything (Blue Note)

David Golden: “Morning Maniac Music


  • Abelita Mateus: Mixed Feelings (Vivenda)
  • Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band: West Side Story Reimagined (Jazzheads)
  • Jared Gold: Reemergence (Strikezone)
  • Jimmie Smith: Live in Music City: Jimmie Smith Plays Jimmy Smith (Woodward Avenue)
  • John Coltrane: Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Impulse!)
  • Kobie Watkins Grouptet: Movement (Origin)
  • Margo Rey: The Roots of Rey | Despacito Margo (Origin)
  • McClenty Hunter, Jr.: The Groove Hunter (Strikezone)
  • Mike Freeman ZonaVibe: Venetian Blinds (VOF)
  • Miles Davis & John Coltrane: The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 (Columbia/Legacy)

Dave Hogan: “Dave Hogan Radio


  1. Kevin Gordon: Tilt and Shine (Crowville Media)
  2. John Prine: The Tree Of Forgiveness (OH BOY)
  3. Neko Case: Hell-On (Anti-)
  4. Corrosion Of Conformity: No Cross No Crown (Nuclear Blast)
  5. Ace Frehley: Spaceman (eOne)
  6. Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis: Wild! Wild! Wild! (Bloodshot)
  7. The Bottle Rockets: Bit Logic (Bloodshot)
  8. Mott The Hoople: Mental Train – The Island Years 1969-1971 (Island/UMC)
  9. The Magpie Salute: High Water I (Provogue)
  10. Lucero: Among The Ghosts (Liberty & Lament)


  • Kevin Gordon: Saint On A Chain — Tilt and Shine (Crowville Media)

Rich Kaminsky: “Off-Beat


  1. Shannon & the Clams: Onion (Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch)
  2. 6 String Drag: Top of the World (Schoolkids)
  3. Phil Yates & the Affiliates: Party Music (Futureman)
  4. Axolotes Mexicanos: Salu2 (Elefant)
  5. Connections: Foreign Affairs (Trouble in Mind)
  6. Half Man Half Biscuit: No One Cares About Your Creative Hub So Get Your Fuckin’ Hedge Cut (Probe Plus)
  7. The Interrupters: Fight the Good Fight (Hellcat)
  8. Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers: Bought to Rot (Bloodshot)
  9. Muncie Girls: Fixed Ideals (Specialist Subject)
  10. The Vaccines: Combat Sports (Columbia)


  1. Frank Turner: 1933 – Be More Kind (Xtra Mile/Interscope)
  2. Reggae Workers of the World: Wonder – RWW2 (Badasonic)
  3. Hockey Dad: I Wanna Be Everybody – Blend Inn (Kanine)
  4. Proud Parents: Proud Parents – Proud Parents (Dirtnap)
  5. Brazilian Girls: Pirates – Let’s Make Love (Six Degrees)
  6. Fruition: I’ll Never Sing Your Name – Watching it all Fall Apart (LoHi)
  7. Titus Andronicus: Above the Bodega (Local Business) – A Productive Cough (Merge)
  8. Cut Worms: Cash for Gold – Hollow Ground (Jagjaguwar)
  9. Très Oui: Looking For – Poised to Flourish (Shrimper)
  10. Chai: ボーイズ・セコ・メン (Boyz Seco Men) – Pink (Burger)
  11. The Frights: Whatever – Hypochondriac (Epitaph)

Martha Willette Lewis: “The Flux Capacitor


  1. Fruition: Fire EP (Fruition)
  2. Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer (Bad Boy)
  3. Arctic Monkeys: Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino (Domino)
  4. Chris Smither: Call Me Lucky (Signature Sounds)
  5. Ezra Furman: Transangelic Exodus (Bella Union)
  6. Father John Misty: God’s Favorite Customer (Sub Pop)
  7. Fruition: Watching It All Fall Apart (LoHi)
  8. Jon Batiste: Hollywood Africans (Verve)
  9. Prince: Piano & A Microphone 1983 (Warner Bros.)
  10. Amy Rigby: The Old Guys (Southern Domestic)


  1. LCD Soundsystem: (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang – single (DFA)
  2. Death Cab For Cutie: Gold Rush – Thank You For Today (Atlantic)
  3. Ezra Furman: Love You So Bad- Transangelic Exodus (Bella Union)
  4. Fea: Feminazi – Bad Reputation (Music from the Original Motion Picture) (Blackheart)
  5. Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Not in Love We’re Just High – Sex & Food (Jagjaguwar)
  6. Lily Allen: Three – No Shame (Parlophone)
  7. Father John Misty: Mr. Tillman – God’s Favorite Customer (Sub Pop)
  8. Chris Difford: Flat – Pants (Pants)
  9. She Drew The Gun: Revolution of Mind – Revolution of Mind (Skeleton Key)
  10. Neil Young: Campaigner – Songs For Judy (Reprise)

Michelle Morgan: “Love and Communication”


  • Caroline Rose: Loner (New West)
  • Haley Heynderickx: I Need to Start a Garden (Mama Bird)
  • Kississippi: Sunset Blush (Bug Crusher)
  • Mélissa Laveaux: Radyo Siwèl (No Format!)
  • Mitski: Be the Cowboy (Dead Oceans)
  • Pinc Louds: Delancey St. Station (Tunnel Vision)
  • Rose Droll: Your Dog (Father/Daughter)
  • Slothrust: The Pact (Dangerbird)
  • U.S. Girls: In a Poem Unlimited (4AD)
  • Young Fathers: Cocoa Sugar (Ninja Tune)

Mark Mushin: “One Step Ahead Of The Blues


  1. Dana Fuchs: Love Lives On (Getalong)
  2. Danielle Nicole: Cry No More (Concord)
  3. Tinsley Ellis: Winning Hand (Alligator)
  4. Myles Goodwyn: And Friends Of The Blues (Linus)
  5. Rhythm X Revival: Rhythm X Revival (Unsigned)
  6. Teresa James and The Rhythm Tramps: Here In Babylon (Jesi-Lu)
  7. Sean Chambers: Welcome To My Blues (American Showplace)
  8. Victor Wainwright: Victor Wainwright And The Train (Ruf)
  9. Vanessa Collier: Honey Up (Phenix Fire)
  10. Gina Sicilia: Heard The Lie (Blue Elan)


  1. Danielle Nicole: Save Me – Cry No More (Concord)
  2. Dana Fuchs: Ready To Rise – Love Lives On (Getalong)
  3. Shari Puorto Band: All I Want Is You – Live At Bogies (Little Lightning)
  4. Andy Watts: Blues On Fire – Blues On Fire (Kame’a)
  5. Anthony Gomes: Come Down – Peace, Love & Loud Guitars (Up 2 Zero)
  6. Bernard Allison: Blues Party – Let It Go (Ruf)
  7. Janiva Magness: Back To Blue – Love Is An Army (Blue Elan)
  8. Jonathon Long: Shine Your Love – Jonathon Long (Wild Heart)
  9. Deb Ryder: A Storm’s Coming – Enjoy The Ride (Vizz Tone)
  10. Jeremiah Johnson: Blues In Her Eyes – Straightjacket (Ruf)

Martha Nachman: “The Music Never Stopped


  1. Shakey Graves: Can’t Wake Up (Dualtone)
  2. Lucius: Nudes (Mom+Pop)
  3. Courtney Barnett: Tell Me How You Really Feel (Mom+Pop)
  4. Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats: Tearing At The Seams (Stax)
  5. Wood Brothers: One Drop Of Truth (Honey Jar)
  6. John Prine: The Tree Of Forgiveness (Oh Boy)
  7. The Milk Carton Kids: All The Things That I Did & All The Things That I Didn’t Do (Anti-)
  8. Phil Cook: People Are My Drug (Psychic Hotline)
  9. Vulfpeck: Hill Climber (Vulf)
  10. Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real: Forget About Georgia EP (Fantasy)


  1. Phosphorescent: C’est La Vie No. 2 – C’est La Vie (Dead Oceans)
  2. Shakey Graves: Foot Of Your Bed – Can’t Wake Up (Dualtone)
  3. Lucius: Something About You – Nudes (Mom+Pop)
  4. Father John Misty: Mr. Tillman – God’s Favorite Customer (Sub-Pop)
  5. Wood Brothers: Laughing Or Crying – One Drop Of Truth (Honey Jar)
  6. Vulfpeck: Love Is A Beautiful Thing – Hill Climber (Vulf)
  7. Jade Bird: Uh-Huh – single (Glassnote)
  8. Lord Huron: Moon Beam – Vide Noir (Republic)
  9. Rayland Baxter: Casanova – Wide Awake (ATO)
  10. Sarah Shook & The Disarmers: Damned If I Do, Damned If I Don’t – Years (Bloodshot)

Rod Richardson: “Radio Nothing


  • Alec K. Redfearn and The Eyesores: The Opposite (Cuneiform)
  • Gogo Penguin: A Humdrum Star (Blue Note)
  • 47SOUL: Balfron Promise (Cooking Vinyl)
  • Die Wilde Jagd: Uhrwald Orange (Bureau B)
  • Monsieur Doumani: Αγκάθθιν/ Angathin (Monsieur Doumani)
  • Park Jiha: Communion (Glitterbeat)
  • Kamasi Washington: Heaven & Earth (Young Turks)
  • Far Corner: Risk (Cuneiform)
  • Nordic Raga: Nordic Raga (Riverboat)
  • Issam Rafea and Gao Hong: Life As Is (Innova)


  • Alec K. Redfearn and The Eyesores: Bat Living In My Room – The Opposite (Cuneiform)
  • The Hu: Wolf Totem – Wolf Totem [single] (Dashka)
  • Die Wilde Jagd: Kreuzgang – Uhrwald Orange (Bureau B)
  • Astroboter: Muzumantra – Form & Void (Astroboter)
  • Gogo Penguin: Prayer – A Humdrum Star (Blue Note)
  • The Hu: Yuve Yuve Yu – Yuve Yuve Yu [single] (Dashka)
  • 47SOUL: Moved Around – Balfron Promise (Cooking Vinyl)
  • Dirtmusic: Bi De Sen Söyle – Bu Bir Ruya (Glitterbeat)
  • Hristo Vitchev Quartet: The Shortest Wavelength – Of Light And Shadows (First Orbit Sounds Music)
  • Steve Reich: Pulse – Pulse / Quartet (Nonesuch)

Valerie Richardson: “Radio Something


  • Angélique Kidjo: Remain in Light (Kravenworks)
  • Brian Eno: Music for Installations (Opal/UMC)
  • Fantastic Negrito: Please Don’t Be Dead (Cooking Vinyl)
  • GURLS: Run Boy, Run (Grappa)
  • I’m With Her: See You Around (Rounder)
  • Joe Strummer: 001 (Ignition)
  • John Prine: The Tree of Forgiveness (Oh Boy)
  • Karine Polwart: Laws of Motion (Hudson)
  • Leo Sidran: Cool School (The Music of Michael Franks) (Bonsaï)
  • Monsieur Doumani: Αγκάθθιν/ Angathin (Monsieur Doumani)


  • Angélique Kidjo: Listening Wind – Remain in Light (Kravenworks)
  • Bokanté + Metropole Orkest (Conducted by Jules Buckley): All The Way Home – What Heat (Real World)
  • Fantastic Negrito: The Duffler – Please Don’t Be Dead (Cooking Vinyl)
  • Gruff Rhys: Selfies in the Sunset – Babelsberg (Rough Trade)
  • GURLS: Pork Chop Lover – Run Boy, Run (Grappa)
  • Lonnie Holley: Sometimes I Wanna Dance – Mith (Jagjaguwar)
  • Lys Guillorn & Her Band: Tinctoria – Tinctoria [Single] (Little Cowgirl)
  • Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy: The Galaxy Song – Anchor (Topic)
  • Ry Cooder: Gentrification – The Prodigal Son (Fantasy)
  • Underworld & Iggy Pop: Bells & Circles – Teatime Dub Encounters [EP] (Caroline)

Colette Rossignol: “Capital Radio


  • Mark Wenner’s Blues Warriors: Mark Wenner’s Blues Warriors (Eller Soul)
  • Steve Krase: Just Waitin’ (Connor Ray Music)
  • Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones: Complicated Mess (Eller Soul)
  • The Bob Lanza Blues Band: Kids, Dogs & Krazy Women (Connor Ray)
  • Little Red Rooster Blues Band: Lock Up The Liquor (Little Red Rooster Blues Band)
  • Trudy Lynn: Blues Keep Knockin’ (Connor Ray)
  • Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite: No Mercy in This Land (Anti-)
  • Eugene Hideaway Bridges: Live in Tallahassee (Armadillo)
  • V/A: Chicago – The Blues Legends Today! (West Tone)
  • Ms Zeno the Mojo Queen: Back in Love (Blue Lotus)
  • Buddy Guy: The Blues is Alive and Well (Silvertone/RCA)

KC Ryan


  • Ry Cooder: Jesus and Woody – The Prodigal Son (Fantasy)
  • The Chick Corea + Steve Gadd Band: Chinese Butterfly – Chinese Butterfly (Concord Jazz)
  • Abbie Gardner: I Can’t Believe – Wishes On A Neon Sign (Abbie Gardner)
  • The Hu: Yuve Yuve Yu – single (Dashka)
  • Laraaji, Arji OceAnda, Dallas Acid: This Much Now – Arrive Without Leaving (Flying Moonlight)
  • Janelle Monàe: Make Me Feel – Dirty Computer (Bad Boy)
  • Willie Nelson: Something You Get Through – Last Man Standing (Legacy)
  • The Rheingans Sisters: This Forest – Bright Field (Rootbeat)
  • Alfredo Rodriguez: Bloom – The Little Dream (Mack Avenue)
  • M. Ward: Motorcycle Ride – What a Wonderful Industry (M. Ward)

Lisa Sahulka: “Afternoon Jazz


  • Carlos Henriquez: A Night in Tunisia- Dizzy Con Clave (RodBros)
  • Fred Hersch Trio ’97: Easy to Love – @ The Village Vanguard (Palmetto)
  • Keith Jarrett: Part VIII – La Fenice (ECM)
  • Michael Leonhart Orchestra: 1500 Feet Above the Sahara – The Painted Lady Suite (Sunnyside)
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant: Visions – The Window (Mack Avenue)
  • Allison Miller & Carmen Staaf: Skyway – Science Fair (Sunnyside)
  • David Murray feat. Saul Williams: Positive Messages – Blues for Memo (Motema)
  • Logan Richardson: Black Brown & Yellow – Blues People (ropeadope)
  • Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band: America – West Side Story Reimagined (Jazzheads)
  • Esperanza Spalding: Thang – 12 Little Spells (Concord)

Rob Silber: “Rock Therapy


  1. Willie Nile: Children Of Paradise (River House)
  2. Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul: Soulfire Live (Wicked Cool)
  3. Dana Fuchs: Love Lives On (Get Along)
  4. Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads: Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads (MTMB)
  5. Screen Test: Through The Past Brightly (Northside)
  6. Peter Karp: Blue Flame (Peter Karp)
  7. Marianne Faithfull: Negative Capability (Panta Rei)
  8. Sunflower Bean: Twenty Two In Blue (Mom + Pop)
  9. Amy Rigby: The Old Guys (Southern Domestic)
  10. Crushing Violets: Ghost Fields (Crushing Violets)

Bruce Swan: “Music My Mother Would Not Like


  • Jamie McLean Band: One & Only (Jamie McLean Band)
  • Steep Canyon Rangers: Out in the Open (Ramseur)
  • Bombino: Dehran (Partisan)
  • Rod Picott: Out Past the Wires (Welding Rod)
  • Steve Forbert: Little Stevie Orbit (Rolling Tide)
  • Sarah McQuaid: If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous (Shovel & a Spade)
  • We Banjo 3: Haven (We Banjo 3)
  • James Maddock: If It Ain’t Fixed, Don’t Break It (Songs of Avenue C)
  • Tracy Grammer: Low Tide (Tracy Grammer)
  • Chris Smither: Call Me Lucky (Signature Sounds)
  • Rebecca Haviland & Whiskey Heart: Bright City Lights (Rebecca Haviland)

howard thompson: “PURE


  • Jon Cleary: Dyna-Mite! – Dyna-Mite! (FHQ)
  • Angel Corpus Christi: The Real Angel Corpus Christi (Mono-Tone)
  • Marianne Faithfull: Negative Capability (Panta Rei/BMG)
  • Hamell on Trial: The Night Guy at The Apocalypse – Profiles of a Rushing Midnight (Saustex)
  • Ashley McBryde: Girl Going Nowhere (Atlantic)
  • The Red Propellers: The Fragility of Love: Collected Works (Rollercoaster)
  • Spiritualized: And Nothing Hurt (Fat Possum)
  • Cliff Westfall: Baby You Win (Cliff Westfall)
  • Tony Joe White: Bad Mouthin’ (Yep Roc)
  • Lee Ann Womack: The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone (ATO)


  • Mandy Barnett: My World Keeps Slipping Away – Strange Conversation (Dame)
  • Nathan Bowles: The Road Reversed – Plainly Mistaken (Paradise of Bachelors)
  • Addie Brik: Belly – I Have a Doctor on Board (Itza)
  • Will Hoge: Nikki’s a Republican Now – My American Dream (Edlo)
  • Donny McCaslin: What About the Body – Blow. (Motema)
  • Janelle Monáe: Americans – Dirty Computer (Bad Boy)
  • Scott Mulvahill: Begin Againers – Himalayas (West Sterling)
  • Josefin Öhrn & the Liberation: Rushing Through My Mind – single (Mangled)
  • Gretchen Peters: Wichita – Dancing With the Beast (Scarlet Letter)
  • Dean Wareham & Cheval Sombre: If I Could Only Fly – Dean Wareham vs Cheval Sombre (Double Feature)

Amy “Night Nurse” Wachtel: “Rockers Arena

Albums / Songs

  1. Protoje: A Matter of Time (Easy Star)
  2. The Temple Rockers: Festival of Lights (Fresh Roots)
  3. David Byrne: American Utopia (Nonesuch)
  4. Alborosie: Contradiction (ft. Chronixx) – Unbreakable Alborosie Meets The Wailers United (Greensleeves/VP)
  5. Koffee: Raggamuffin – Reggae Gold 2018 25th Anniversary (VP)
  6. Lake Street Dive: Good Kisser – Free Yourself Up (Nonesuch)
  7. Hollie Cook: Stay Alive (Hempolics remix) – Vessel of Love (Merge)
  8. Amos Lee: No More Darkness, No More Light – My New Moon (Dualtone)
  9. Beres Hammond: I’m Alive – single (Harmony House/VP)
  10. Angelique Kidjo: Remain in Light (Kravenworks)

WPKN’s Favourite Picks of the Year, 2017

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/16/18

  1. The Hu: Yuve Yuve Yu – single (Dashka, 2018)
  2. Michael Nyman & Michael Nyman Band: McQueen: Time Lapse – McQueen (MN, 2018)
  3. Fur: Angel Eyes – single (Nice Swan, 2018)
  4. Albert Hammond Jr.: Far Away Truths – Francis Trouble (Vol. 1) (Red Bull, 2018)
  5. GospelbeacH: Change of Heart – Another Winter Alive (Alive, 2018)
  6. Joni Mitchell: In France They Kiss On Main Street – The Hissing of Summer Lawns (Asylum, 1975)
  7. Donny McCaslin: What About the Body – Blow. (Motema, 2018)
  8. Material: The Western Lands ft. William Burroughs (A Dangerous Road mix) – The Road to the Western Lands (Triloka, 1998)
  9. Kindling: Blinding Wave – Galaxies (No Idea, 2015)
  10. Infinity Girl: Not Man – Harm (Topshelf, 2015)
  11. Moon King: Impossible – Secret Life (Last Gang, 2015)
  12. Big Star: In the Street – Live on WLIR (Ardent, 2016)
  13. Tommy and the Commies: Straight Jacket – Here Come… (Slovenly, 2018)
  14. Alarm Will Sound: Big Spinoff – Alarm Will Sound Presents Modernists (Cantaloupe, 2016)
  15. Steve Hauschildt: Already Replaced – Tragedy and Geometry (Kranky, 2011)
  16. Monsieur Doumani: Κλώτσον πάτσον / Kick ‘n’ Slap – Αγκάθθιν/ Angathin (Monsieur Doumani, 2018)
  17. Jeff Tweedy: Some Birds – Warm (dBpm, 2018)
  18. Dizzee Rascal: Don’t Gas Me (Beez Nees remix) – single (Island, 2018)
  19. Pink Floyd: Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun – A Saucerful of Secrets (Tower, 1968)
  20. Širom: Maestro Kneading Screams of Joy – I Can Be A Clay Snapper (Glitterbeat, 2017)

This week’s chart data supplied by: howard thompson, Jason Bischoff-Wurstle, KC Ryan, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/09/18

  1. J Mascis: See You at the Movies – Elastic Days (Sub Pop, 2018)
  2. Gerald Clayton: Hymn to Freedom – Oscar, With Love: The Songs of Oscar Peterson (Two Lions, 2015)
  3. Alec K. Redfearn and The Eyesores: Pterodactyl – The Opposite (Cuneiform, 2018)
  4. Eddie Cochran: Somethin’ Else – The Very Best of Eddie Cochran (Liberty, 1970)
  5. Bobby Priel: Wrong – single (East End Entertainment, 2018)
  6. Lee Morgan: Soft Touch – The Procrastinator (Blue Note, 1978)
  7. Marianne Faithfull: It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue – Negative Capability (Panta Rei/BMG, 2018)
  8. Buzzcocks: Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve) – Singles Going Steady (I.R.S., 1979)
  9. Miles Davis & John Coltrane: ‘Round Midnight – The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series Vol. 6 (Sony/Legacy, 2018)
  10. Robert Black: Hunter Canyon (Dawn) Part I – Possessed (Cantaloupe, 2017)
  11. Buffalo Springfield: Pay the Price – Buffalo Springfield (Atco, 1973)
  12. Širom: Just About Awake – I Can Be A Clay Snapper (Glitterbeat, 2017)
  13. Donny Hathaway: This Christmas – A Donny Hathaway Collection (Atlantic, 1990)
  14. Zuco 103: Outro Lado (NY C12 Mix) – Traveler ’01 (Six Degrees, 2001)
  15. Alarm Will Sound: Revolution 9 (arr. Matt Marks) – Alarm Will Sound presents Modernists (Cantaloupe, 2016)
  16. Eddie & the Hot Rods: Do Anything You Wanna Do – Life On The Line (Island, 1977)
  17. The Flesh Eaters: Miss Muerte – I Used to Be Pretty (Yep Roc, 2018)
  18. Brenda Lee: Sweet Nothin’s – Anthology Vol. 1 (MCA, 1991)
  19. Friends from Rio: Aquelas Coisas Todas (Ape Remix) – Misturada, Vol. 1 (Far Out, 1996)
  20. Holly Golightly: Obstacles – Do the Get Along (Damaged Goods, 2018)

This week’s chart data supplied by: Caroline Doctorow, David Golden, howard thompson, Rich Kaminsky, Rod Richardson