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The Paul Slavens Show: Live Blog for March 20 2011
by Paul Slavens 20 Mar 2011

Spring has most definitely sprung !!
This is where you can leave your polite comments and music suggestions for future shows. Make sure and give a link when you can to where we can hear or purchase the music.


Spring has most definitely sprung !!
Thanks for checking into the live blog. This is where you can leave your polite comments and music suggestions for future shows. Make sure and give a link when you can to where we can hear or purchase the music.
New to me this week:
Sleeping In The Aviary
Kirsty MacColl
Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra
Dax Riggs
Molina And Johnson

Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure – “Don’t Mess Up A Good Thing” – Chess SoulA Decade Of Chicago’s Finest
Wall Of Voodoo – “On Interstate 15”Call Of The West
Jesus and Mary Chain – “Just Like Honey” – Psychocandy
Joanna Newsom –
“The Book of Right-On”The Milk-Eyed Mender

Joe Jackson – “Cancer” – Night And Day
Dj Afro – “
Este Bolero Es Para Ti” (Featuring Heather Buck) – Free
Sleeping In The Aviary – “The Very Next Day I Died” – Great Vacation!

Kirsty MacColl –
“Autumngirlsoup” – Tropical Brainstorm
Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra – “Yip Roc Heresy” – Laughing In Rhythm: The Best Of The Verve Years
Ides Of March –
“Vehicle” –Vehicle
M83 – “You Appearing” – Saturdays = Youth

Warpaint –“Lissie’s Heart Murmur” – The Fool
Yes – “Long
Distance Runaround” (Remastered LP Version) – Fragile [Expanded]
Sade –
“Skin” – Soldier of Love


Jennifer Warnes – “A Singer Must Die” – Famous Blue Raincoat: 20th Anniversary Edition
Pink Floyd –
“Cirrus Minor” (1996 Digital Remaster) – Relics
tUnE-yArDs –
“Synonynonym” – BiRd-BrAiNs

Novaak – “Mr. Memory” – I Am –  You Are
The Three Suns –
“Caravan” – Movin’ ‘n’ Groovin’
Dax Riggs –
“You Were Born To Be My Gallows” – Say Goodnight To The World
Johnny Cash –
“I Been Everywhere” – American II: Unchained

The Band Of Heathens –
“Polaroid” – Top Hat Crown & The Clapmaster’s Son
Bill Monroe –
“The Long Black Veil” – Anthology (1950-1981) D2
King Biscuit Time –
“Fatheriver” – No Style
Eastman-Rochester Orchestra –
“Fall River Legend (Ballet Suite) – 6. Epilogue”Howard Hanson Conducts American Masterworks
Florence and The Machine – “Bird Song Intro” – Lungs CD 2

Mel Tormé – “On Green Dolphin Street” – Comin’ Home Baby!
Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX –
“The Crutch” – We’re New Here
Molina And Johnson –
“Twenty Cycles To The Ground” – Molina And Johnson
Etienne Daho –
“Cirrus Minor” – L’Invitation




  • paul slavens

    I am here and ready to hear your groovy suggestions.

  • Juan

    How about Used to Be by Beach House: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OK_eK_cuKI

  • Robin

    We have a breeze blowing through the place and listening to the most perfect music. How did you know?

  • paul slavens

    I will check that beach house for next week, danke

    I think I was sensing your vibe Robin, nice to know you are out there enjoying it.

  • Saw a personal favorite band at SXSW that I never thought I’d see: LITE from Japan. Their song “Image Game” was totally devastating live.
    Their cerebral instrumental freakouts might fit into your program.

  • Hey Paul, Fantastic show so far. You do put on some of the Best! Have wanted to obtain your playlist from Feb 20 2011 will that ever be posted? Thanks for the Great music, wish I had some suggestions but I cant top this stuff! Take care.

  • paul slavens

    Far out
    I will check it out for show.

  • Jackson :)

    “comfort kills romances sway”

  • Wow, did’nt see that one coming! My wife almost fell over hearing Ides of march. Everyone step aside, Paul is driving the bus…The Big Bus!

  • Glad to hear you playing some M83 tonight! I tried posting a comment seconding the request and suggesting a few songs by them last week (including this one) but I don’t think it showed up.

    Here’s an artist I keep forgetting to suggest: Odd Nosdam.
    I’d like to hear either his song “Root Bark” or “One For Dallas” from his soundtrack to a skateboarding DVD called T.I.M.E.
    iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/t-i-m-e-soundtrack/id303283087

  • tpowell

    Hey George; Here’s the link to the February 20, 2011 show. Enjoy!

  • paul slavens

    yeah, I am somewhat lazy about posting my playlists on the kxt page, I have been reprimanded, I will get em up to date when I get home tonite. They always show up at the end of the show at the top of the blog. I am not allowed to post them before the show is over.
    Thanks for the nice words and groovy suggestions, keep em coming.

  • Cool! Thanks tpowell.I.ve got to admit, I.m a bit of an old dude and have never done the Blog thing before, it’s proving to be Allright.

  • Russell

    Dr. Johnny Fever played the stuff we’d heard before.

    You play the stuff we wish we’d heard before.

    Thank you.

  • Peggy

    Thanks for the Jennifer Warnes. I did not know about this.

  • Aaronious

    Thanks for playing what others do not.
    How about some greatness from Greg Dulli, and Mark Lanagen…?
    -twilight singers.
    I listen as much as possible, but have not heard those played here yet. Thanks again Paul!

  • Kirsten

    How about Xavier Rudd~Stargaze. An amazingly talented artist who deserves more airtime on awesome radio shows like this one 🙂


  • paul slavens

    Isnt it great finding out about great little treasures like this?

  • Aaronious

    Kinda late, but I never had a chance to tell anyone, or you how much I liked your halloween special! The twilight singers are gonna be @ the Granada on May 30th. I can wait, but I can’t wait!!!!!

  • hi, i suggest you play some nite jewel.

  • Another request before I forget. You haven’t played any The Go! Team in a while, and they put out a new album recently called Rolling Blackouts. Here’s the video for one of my favorites from the album “Apollo Throwdown”. It has a link to buy on Amazon and iTunes in the description.

  • I’d love to hear “Restless” by James McMurtry – who will be playing at the Sons on April 15! Love the show, keep the great tunes coming. I also second the request for Mark Lanagan – how about something from “Whiskey for the Holy Ghost”

  • P.S. I never realized that Mel Tormé ruled so much!

  • Regan

    Ralph White (formerly of Bad Livers.
    Steel Pole Bathtub- Home i

  • Shalyn

    Have you ever played anything off of Anais Mitchell’s “Hadestown” folk opera? I find myself listening to it obsessively. I love the opera and really like the more contemporary works in different musical genres.

  • paul slavens

    thanks so much for the great ideas and interaction
    see you next sunday night!!

  • TomH

    Great treasures. Thanks Paul. Even in AR I am connected to north Texas. Thanks.

  • I heard an interesting song the other night. The artist’s name is Camille and the song in French is “Ta Douleur”(Your Pain). She has a very different sound and uses her vocals and body as percussion or for rhythm.

  • P.S.S. Thanks for playing those Howard Hanson / Eastman-Rochester Orchestra and Gil Scott-Heron / Jamie XX tracks. I’ll be looking into those groups soon!

  • Garrett Raney

    Just discovered this at a free SXSW show. This song really captured me and everyone in the audience.

    Everybody loves everybody these days. That’d be nice.

    Erza Furman and the Harpoons – Take off your sunglasses:

  • Hi Paul

    Sorry about this, I requested Primus from your March 6th show. It was maent for your show this coming Sunday.