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The Paul Slavens Show: October 16, 2011 Live Blog
by Paul Slavens 16 Oct 2011

Thanks for logging on to the blog, this is where you leave your polite comments and music suggestions for next weeks show.


Greetings earthlings. Its a beautiful night on the planet, at least here in North Texas. Thanks for logging on to the blog, this is where you leave your polite comments and music suggestions for next weeks show. Make sure and leave a link if you can to where we can obtain the music.

New to me this week:
Slavik Soul Party
Allman Joys
Tall Dwarfs
Lord Kitchener
Cats Eyes

Tonight’s playlist:
Kate Bush, “The Morning Fog,” Hounds of Love
Slavic Soul Party!, “Baltika,” Taketron
The Allman Joys, “Spoonful,” Dreams
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, “Booty City,” Scandalous
Colin Boyd, “Juliet – Juliet,” Remastered in 2003
Tall Dwarfs, “Canopener,” Hello Cruel World
Lord Kitchener, “Cricket Champions,” Legacy of a Calypsonian 1967-1971
Esben And The Witch, “Marching Song,” Violet Cries
Peter Gabriel, “Intruder,” New Blood
Ellen Allien, “My Tree,” Dust
Sir Douglas Quintet, “Papa Ain’t Salty,” Best Of Douglas Sahm & Sir
Douglas Quintet (1968 – 1975)
My Brightest Diamond, “Feeling Good,” Dark Was The Night
Cave, “Adam Roberts,” Cave
MGMT, “All We Ever Wanted Was Everything,” Late Night Tales

St. Vincent, “Dilettante,” Strange Mercy
Gordon Jenkins, “Goodbye,” The Very Best Of
Final Fantasy & Ed Droste, “Possibly Maybe,” Stereogum Presents…
Enjoyed: A Tribute To Björk’s Post
The Angelus, “All Is Well,” On A Dark & Barren Land
Bill Frisell and 858 Quartet, “Sign Of Life,” Sign Of Life
Björk, “Moon,” Biophilia [+digital booklet]
Dead Kennedys, “Kill The Poor,” Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables
Bomba Estereo, “Fuego,” Blow Up
Captain Beyond, “As The Moon Speaks (To The Waves Of The Sea),” Captain
Lynn Anderson, “Rose Garden,” 16 Biggest Hits
Cat’s Eyes, “Face In The Crowd,” Cat’s Eyes
Elliott Smith, “Needle in the Hay,” An Introduction To Elliott Smith
Eva Cassidy, “What A Wonderful World,” Wonderful World

  • Paul Slavens

    Lets go ! I wanna hear some interesting music suggestions !

  • Darryl

    Black Joe Lewis is playing FunFunFunFest in Austin Nov 4. Play Mustang Ranch

  • Mike W

    Hey Paul, don’t think I’ve heard Wild Flag on the show yet:


  • Steve Lee

    Supernatural superserious by R E M
    Beautiful Wreck by Shawn Mullins

    • Paul Slavens

      hey thanks for all those suggestions, cant wait to start diggin them all up.
      keep it coming.

  • Spillway, Heard them a couple weeks ago in Denton. Mostly Dallas guys now in Seattle. Two Horses and School Bus City ringing in my head. These guys put on a great show. Great find.

  • Darryl

    or play anything off the http://www.scape-music.de/ scape records label. “Download” or “Pole”

    What you are playing now is super nice. Not sure what it is but man its good.

  • Ray Worth

    The Belle Brigade, Betty Soo, Damh the Bard or Procol Harum (please not the 2 songs commercial radio beat to death).

  • Darryl

    Scape = Deadbeat or Pole. Download is Cevin Key which is a little more intense.

  • Darryl

    TuneYards and M83 are playing FunFunFunFest as well. Really dig those bands.

  • Darryl

    Man a remake of All We Ever Wanted. Greatness

  • Sydney H

    Hey Paul, this is the first time I’ve caught the show and I love it! I don’t know if you’ve heard of them, but a really good local band is Telegraph Canyon. I first heard them at Casa Mañana opening for Dawes (also really good) and they were fantastic. Their song “Low” would probably have to be my favorite. Oh, and you should check out the Decemberists album Hazards of Love. All of the songs run together to create one long piece if you listen to them in order (but it’s separated individually on iTunes). Two of my favorites are “Isn’t It A Lovely Night?” and “Hazards of Love 4 (The Drowned)”; they sound like they would fit well with the mix tonight.

  • Sunny

    Indigo Children- Puscifer
    Meds- Placebo
    Crystalized- The xx

    I often miss your show because I have to go to bed so danged early, but I will try!

  • Sean Kirk

    (the band) H P Lovecraft (the song) At The Mountains of Madness
    Interesting, ambitious, ultra-dated vintage Psychedelia

  • Sean Kirk

    (also) White Bird (“in a golden cage”) (by) It’s A Beautiful Day

  • Howdy ! finally found the blog section! if you are familiar with Benjamin Golby..his latest album is called, i was sound..if you can dig any them tunes out would be really great..note his band was, is? new rules for boats outa Austraila.. cheers Paul!

    • Paul Slavens

      Badass ! Way to go. A wonderful flurry of interesting ideas. Thanks so much.

  • James Lovell

    How about some G. Love and Special Sauce? I like Baby’s Got Sauce, Garbage Man and Cold Beverage…or really just about anything from that eponymously titled disc. Thing is right off the top of my head I can’t be sure no naughty words in the ones I suggested.

  • adrian

    1) How about Andy Narell -Down the road
    2) My guitar instructor, local artist, Jerry Rizzi- Passages- from recent CD – Driftwood
    3) Canadian – mary jane lamond- any selection from CD -STORAS

  • Darryl

    savath and savalas is always good

  • Darryl

    Nice jello

  • Kyle

    My Bloody Valentine, Loveless, Sometimes, dedicated to Jody because I love her

  • Sydney H

    1) Unlike Me by Kate Havnevik
    2) Running Up That Hill by Placebo (or the original by Kate Bush)
    3) Sodom, South Georgia by Iron & Wine
    4) Falling by The Civil Wars
    5) Whistlin’ Past The Graveyard by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
    6) You Can Be Happy by IAMX
    7) Spit It Out by IAMX
    8) Lullaby by The Cure
    9) Monsters Lead Such Interesting Lives by Mel Torme
    10) Where Are You? by Christian Henson and Joe Henson

  • Kat B.

    ok..not sure “kill the poor” is worth the air it took to produce. just sayin

  • Regan

    Nice show.

    • Paul Slavens

      thanks for all the great ideas and suggestions

      as for the Dead Kennedys… well , its better to hear something and know for yourself.

  • Seth

    Thanks for playing songs by all the great local musicians. I really like the St Vincent!

    I really like “The Tallest Man On Earth” He’s that young Scandinavian Bob Dylan torch-bearer. His songs “The Gardener” and “King of Spain” are inspiring.

    Here are a few old school song suggestions that help me feel hopeful:
    The New Radicals – Mother We Just Can’t Get Enough
    Frou Frou – Breathe In
    Hedwig And The Angry Inch – Wig In A Box

  • Josh smith

    Great show Paul! check out Good Shive Low their a dallas based band. Goodshivelow.com horns and keys, they put on a good live show!! RTB2 is a really good blues folk rocking band. RTB2.bandcamp.com Good Night Ned http://www.reverbnation.com/goodnightned Thanks for the tunes!

  • agm

    A bit late for this week, but at some point I recommend giving Fruitland Jackson a listen.