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The Paul Slavens Show: Live Blog for December 19 2010

by Paul Slavens 19 Dec 2010 4:51 PM

This is where you can leave your polite comments and suggestions
for music.


Hello one and all,
This is where you can leave your polite comments and suggestions
for music. Make sure and leave a link to where we can buy the music if possible.
New to me this week:
Jesse Cook
Museé Mecanique
Nimrod Workman

Peggy Lee – “Black Coffee” – Black Coffee
The Budos Band – “River Serpentine” – The Budos Band III
The Clientele – “Harvest Time” – Bonfires on the Heath
Devo – “What We Do” – Something For Everybody

Deerhoof – “After The Deluge” – The Runners Four
Nimrod Workman – “Shady Grove” – I Want To Go Where Things Are Beautiful
Chet Atkins – “Mister Sandman” – Chet Atkins: The Master And His Music
Yann Tiersen – “Palestine” – Dust Lane

Daft Punk – “Sea Of Simulation” – Tron: Legacy
Art Tatum – “Yesterdays” – The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces – Vol. 3
Stereo Total – “Andy Warhol” – Baby Ouh!
Jesse Cook – “Bogota By Bus” – The Rumba Foundation

Duncan Shiek – “The Tale of Solomon Snell” – Whisper House
Fever Ray – “When I Grow Up” – Fever Ray
Merle Haggard and The Strangers – “Mixed Up Mess Of A Heart” – I’m A Lonesome Fugitive
Astronautalis – “My Old Man’s Badge” – Pomegranate

Kristy Kruger/Bach Norwood – “Santa Baby”
David Byrne and Brian Eno – “Strange Overtones” – Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
Lou Reed – “Romeo Had Juliette” – New York
The Magnetic Fields – “I Don’t Want To Get Over You” – 69 Love Songs Volume 1

Seryn – “Of Ded Moroz” – This Is Where We Are
Philip Glass – “100,000 People (from The Fog of War)” – The Orange Mountain Music Philip Glass Sampler Vol.I
Buika – “Ojos Verdes” – Mi Niña Lola
Bill Monroe – “I’m Sittin’ on Top of the World” – Anthology (1950-1981) D1

Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band “Candle Mambo” – Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
Frank Zappa
“Montana” – Apostrophe/Over-Nite Sensation
“Sam With The Showing Scalp” – Bongo Fury

Museé Mecanique “Our Changing Skins” – Hold This Ghost
Comedian Harmonists
– “Perpetuum Mobile” – Die Grossen Erfolge 2
St Vincent
– “The Strangers” – Actor
Buck Owens
– “My Heart Skips a Beat” – 21 #1 Hits: The Ultimate Collection

  • Webster Miller

    I was not at a terminal; hence my silence last week. But I did catch most of the show. Thanks for the Social Distortion.

    I have seen where you are a Frank Zappa fan. So, how about a Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet) tribute song next week? I vote for “Ella Guru” or “China Pig”. Read where he passed away a couple of days ago. Although not a big commercial success, his avant garde style was very influential. Also, a friend of FZ.

  • paul slavens

    yo yo yo
    I am here and waiting for your transmissions

  • paul slavens

    got a whole set of zappa and beefheart in the second hour of the show.

  • Patricia

    I would love to hear The Woodentops. I am without my vinyl collection – have been for years – so it’s been a while. Love the variety you play. Before discovering KXT, I thought there was nothing worth staying in Dallas for. I still want to go back to NY, but at least I can listen to good music and try to make the best of it in this strange (to me) city. 😉

  • paul slavens

    so glad you found a little something you like at our station.
    you should try hanging out in Denton some weekend, it can be pretty fun, its my hometown.

  • Patricia

    Uhm, how far is Demton from Dallas?
    Since you played Duncan Sheik, how about David Poe, his fairly major collaborator? David’s music is lovely, in my opinion.

  • paul slavens

    Denton is about 45 minutes north
    its a great town, home of Univ of North Texas ,lots of musicians and cool bands playing often, cheap drinks and good people.

  • Gil

    Anything from Godley and Creme would be cool. I’ve been looking for “consequences” (3 album set) or “L” and can’t find it. This stuff came after 10cc.
    The Chett Atkins you just played was great!
    My favorite Zappa is Burnt Weenie Sandwich.

  • Sarah Jane

    We are driving back to Dallas from my folks house. 9 year old son would love to hear some Queen! Killer Queen is current fave. 🙂

  • Josh

    Hi! Just found your show on a roadtrip down 287. Heard Solomon Snell for the first time and loved it. My station is staying on Kxt. Keep up the good work!

    Also, could you play Mirrorball by Elbow? I’m really digging that track right now.

  • Patricia

    Sounds interesting. Will have to check it out. I know it’s a major music scene.

  • Jesse

    I wouldn’t mind hearing Kunek or the Other Lives. As Patricia mentioned, I really like the variety.

  • listener mark

    Paul, Thanks for playing my favorite Lou Reed song. xxmp

  • paul slavens

    thanks for the suggestions and nice comments
    I love Queen, but I dont have any this week, but I will for sure play some next week, dont twist my arm !!!! Thats one of my fave Queen albums.

  • David C

    I am glad to know Beefheart is getting some Diddy Wah Diddy time tonight. May he R.I.P.

    Props to playing Stereo Total. I love those quirky casiotones. I was amazed to find them on the air. Speaking of synths, I got some chiptune recommendations. The Depreciation Guild is a brilliant combination of chiptune and shoegaze. She is another chiptune artist I love, namely by her album Colouris.

    On other suggestion I have is to look at the neofolk compilation “Whom the Moon a Nightsong Sings”.

  • paul slavens

    thanks for all the interesting tidbits david

  • paul

    J Paul:
    Merry Christmas. Another great show.
    “moving to Montana soon, gonna be a dental floss tycoon…

    Yes I am.”

    in Ruidoso

  • Lali Puna- faking the books 🙂

  • paul slavens

    Thanks for the comments and suggestions
    hope you enjoyed the show
    see you next week

  • Leslee

    Hey, Paul.
    Been a fan for years, but never posted anything. Have you ever heard the song “Drifting” off the 4 Non Blondes album Bigger, Better, Faster, More? Beautiful song by an underrated band, and I can’t find anyone else who knows it. Just curious… Love your show!

  • Lali Puna- faking the books 🙂

  • Thanks for the comments and suggestions hope you enjoyed the show see you next week