Archive for December, 2016

Friday, December 30th, 2016

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 463: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Harry Nilsson – Many Rivers To Cross ++ David Bowie – Boys Keep Swinging ++ Serge Gainsbourg – Requiem Pour Un […]

Friday, December 30th, 2016

45 years ago, a young deejay named Archie Patterson launched a radio show on KFIG FM in Fresno, California. Dubbed Eurock, the weekly program was devoted to psychedelic music coming out of Europe — Klaus Schulze, Amon Düül II, Can, Tangerine Dream, Faust, Guru Guru, and more —- spun by an enthusiastic Patterson, who heard […]

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

2016 was a good year for Damien Jurado fans. In addition to Sub Pop Records reissuing two of his sought after early albums, Rehearsals for Departure and Ghost of David, Jurado released the final album in his Maraqopa Trilogy, the hypnagogic Visions of Us on The Land. Owing to psychedelic folk and dub influences, the […]

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 462: Billy Childish – Christmas Hell ++ Sun Ra – It’s Christmas Time ++ The Black On White Affair – Auld Lang Syne ++ Binky Griptite – Stone Soul […]

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

John Cale is well-known as a man of many talents — producer / arranger / multi-instrumentalist / singer / songwriter / possessor of an insane scream, to name just a few. But one listen to his essential 1992 live album Fragments of a Rainy Season (just reissued/re-jigged by Domino Records) may be enough to convince […]

Monday, December 19th, 2016

(Volume 27 of Clifton’s Corner. Clifton Weaver, aka DJ Soft Touch, shares some of his favorite spins, old and new, in the worlds of soul, r&b, funk, psych and beyond.) The long, strange year that has been 2016 is finally coming to an end. The holiday season is upon us and we’re all probably looking […]

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Like pretty much everything The Clean has released over the past 35 years, their 2001 LP Getaway is a fantastic listen, filled with sparkling guitar, effortlessly catchy tunes and a forward-driving momentum that never fails to lift spirits. That’s reason enough to revisit the album — but Merge’s recent reissue includes a bonus disc that […]