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The Paul Slavens Show : Live Blog for July 18 2010

by Paul Slavens 18 Jul 2010 7:56 PM

It was a great weekend of music in Dallas and more to come with the Observer Awards. This is where you can leave your polite comments and suggestions for music.


Good evening to y’all,

It was a great weekend of music in Dallas and more to come with the Observer Awards.  This is where you can leave your polite comments and suggestions for music. Please leave a link to where the music can be purchased, if possible.

New to me this week:
Reni Lane

Tonight’s Playlist:

Dusty Springfield, “The Windmills Of Your Mind,” Dusty In
Efterklang, “Scandinavian Love,” Magic Chairs
Bush Chemist, “East Of Jaro, ” Raw Raw Dub
Old 97’s, “Five Years,” Mimeograph
Mike Oldfield, “Tubular Bells, Opening Theme,” Tubular Bells Digital Box Set
Dirty Projectors, “No Intention,” Bitte Orca
Twang Twang Shock-a-Boom, “Quiet,” Me So Twangy
Reni Lane, “Place For Us,” Ready
Ratatat, “Grape Juice City,” LP4
Jacques Dutronc, “Mini, Mini, Mini,” Lessentiel Dutronc CD1
The Knife, “The Height of Summer,” Tomorrow, In A Year
Secret Chiefs 3,  “Labbiel,” Xaphan
Stornoway, “We Are The Battery Human,” Beachcomber’s Windowsill
School Of Seven Bells, “Camarilla,” Disconnect From Desire
Buffy Sainte Marie, “The Vampire,” Illuminations
Stan Ridgway and Drywall,  “New Blue Mercedes,” The Drywall Incident
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, “Musica Ricerata – VIII: Vivace. Energico,” György Ligeti Edition 3: Works for Piano
Brave Combo, “Kiev Waltz,” Kikiriki
Ken Nordine, “Gold,” Colors
Broken Social Scene, “Art House Director,” Forgiveness Rock Record
Frankie Lane, “High Noon,” Frankie Lane’s Greatest Hits
Jimi Hendrix,  “Mr. Bad Luck,” Valleys Of Neptune
Backsliders, “Regular Nights,” Regular Nights
Frank Zappa, “Peaches En Regalia,” Hot Rats
Crowded House, “Amsterdam,” Intriguer
David Bowie, “Cactus,” A Reality Tour [Disc 1]
Marlene Dietrich, Go ‘Way from my Window,” Dietrich Live
Bob Dylan, “It Ain’t Me, Babe,” The Essential Bob Dylan

  • Paul Slavens

    Okay folks, I am standing (or sitting) by, waiting to hear your great suggestions.


    pick up The Dream “Love King. you have to liste to which ones would be ok fr radio–but its a jam. miss you!

  • Daniel Parker

    Think its time for U too check out the Charming Gardeners @Lee Harveys on the 24th

  • John

    For your consideration:
    “The Million Dollar Baby” by Richard Swift.
    Would have been a hit in 1978.

    “Long Black Train” by Richard Hawley

    Looking forward to hearing some Twang Twang Shock-a Boom!

  • Paul Slavens

    Robbity, you should have been here this week, you woulda had a gas.
    miss you too buddy
    I will check it out, as you are my music guru

    I just got the CG record in the mail a couple days ago
    so the checking out has just begun

  • Regan

    I heard about this new fangled rap music from New York and there were some kids at the Dallas Music Observer awards called the Cool Kids. Maybe you could play them. Also, Florene from Denton. Or Mojo Nixon and Jello Biafra.

  • Byron

    If you would like try M Coast “Aurora” thanks for the great show

  • Paul Slavens

    I actually introduced the Cool Kids when they played yesterday
    they were really cool, I need to see if there is a FCC safe track to play.

    thanks for the link Byron

  • Francois & Rebecca

    Very much enjoying the show tonight. Thanks again for the Catherine Wheel last week!

    Think you might like the group 8 1/2 Souvenirs if you’re not already familiar with them…


  • Francois

    Mini Mini Mini….. Such a KEWL Dutronc !!! Thanks

  • Byron

    Hi Paul if you like The Knife and you haven’t checked them out already Karin the sister half of the Knife has a band called Fever Ray I saw them this April at Coachella they were amazing.

  • Paul Slavens

    I found Fever Ray first, then got hip to The Knife

  • Byron


  • Byron

    Thanks Paul for the Broken Social Scene!!!

  • Paul Slavens

    thanks yall
    have a great week

  • Mike

    animal collective

    “lion in a coma”

    por favor

  • Regan

    Thanks for the Drywall.

  • donald j. whynott

    Please play Henry Cow or the Art Bears.

  • Byron

    Next week try Heavenly either “Space Manatee” or the excellent cover of Serge Gainsbourg’s “Nous Ne Somme Pas Des Anges”
    For some Texas love Storyville maybe “Bluest Eyes”
    Or Pop Poppins