Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Breakfast of Champions. A fill-in on 12/28/11.

Selections from my 27+ favorite Records of 2011. (It's true...some I didn't get to but the complete list-with links-is below this post)

Background music for most of the show - Chris Joss - Sticks

Rhys Chatham - "Outdoor Spell" from Outdoor Spell
Ethel Profit - "I Got to Make It" from V/A - This May Be My Last Time Singing
Willie Wright - "I'm So Happy Now" from Telling the Truth
Shabazz Palaces - "Are You...Can You...Were You..." from Black Up
Thomas Bryan Eaton - "When You're Dancing" from When You're Dancing 

The Cars - "Free" from Move Like This
Dan Melchior und das Menace - "Drama Queens on Prozac" from Catbirds & Cardinals

Band of the Week: Joel R.L. Phelps - "Spokane Motel Blues" & "Get the Chills"

Cheap Girls - "Pure Hate"

Delaney Davidson - "Another Man's Eyes" from Bad Luck Man
Bird Names - "The Beach at the Lake" from Metabolism: A Salute to the Energy of the Sun
The Field - "Burned Out" from Looping State of Mind
The Bees - "Silver Line" from Every Step's a Yes
Peter, Bjorn, & John - "Second Chance" from Gimme Some

Doug Shipton - "Track 17" from Dedicated Swallower of Fashion
Wooden Shjips - "Lazy Bones" from West
Paul Messis - "What Am I Going to Do?" from The Problem With Me
Dawes - "How Far We've Come" from Nothing Is Wrong
Jonathan Wilson - "Can We Really Party Today?" from Gentle Spirit

O'Death - "Ghost Head" from Outside
The Higher State - "It's Not Up to You" from Freakout at the Gallery
The Cambodian Space Project - "Have Visa, No Have Rice" from 2011: A Space Odyssey
Yellow Chair - "Bebe Zeva" from Curses
Ikebe Shakedown - "The Hold Up" from S/T

Glossary - "Keep It Coming" from Long Live All of Us
The Impossibles - "Mister Slow" from V/A - Intercontinental Transmissions, Vol. 1
Jeff & Jane Hudson - "Los Alamos" from Flesh