Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Playlist for 5/6/09

Week 2 of the Spring Pledge Drive was pretty darn quiet. Your pledges are still very much needed - you can do so right here or call 414-799-1917. Lots of cool gifts can be yours. Do it. Please, please, please.

I played the new album from Jack-O & the Tennessee Tearjerkers, The Disco Outlaw, which I dig much. Jack and other Memphis people, including Amy LaVere, Harlan T. Bobo and Ben Nichols from Lucero, are getting some attention for appearing in Craig Brewer’s $5 Cover on MTV. Brewer, the man behind Hustle & Flow and Black Snake Moan, follows around Memphis musicians on the show, blending fact and fiction while capturing LaVere in her undies and rapper Muck Sticky acting wacky with midgets and girls with whips. Fun stuff. It’s the first MTV show that I have even thought about looking at in at least a decade. Where are you tonight, Beavis and Butthead?

Next week the I Love My Label segment will feature the late Mammoth Records out of Carrboro, North Carolina. Post any requests in the comments.

Archives are here. The schedule has been updated and actually says Zero Hour now. Goodnight, sweet Lemonie Fresh.

I Am Your Radio - The Boss Martians - The Set-Up (MuSick)
Radio - The Accelerators - Road Chill (Sound Asleep)
Nothin' On But the Radio - The Bleeding Hearts - Nothin' On But the Radio (Doublenaught)
Turn Your Radio On - Grandpa Jones - Theme Time Radio Hour With Your Host Bob Dylan (Ace)
Heaven's Radio - Bessie Griffin - Heavens Radio - 2004 Sinner's Crossroads Premium (WFMU)

Walk of Shame - Jack-O & The Tennessee Tearjerkers - The Disco Outlaw (Goner)
Reptile Style - Reigning Sound - Live at Goner Records (Goner)
Doing the Devil's Work - John Paul Keith & the One Four Fives - Spills & Thrills (Big Legal Mess)
Hit You With a Kiss - Wheels on Fire - Get Famous! (Big Legal Mess)

Happiness Bleeds - Wussy - S/T (Shake It)
Fate to Fatal - Breeders - Fate to Fatal EP (Self-released)
Knock Knock Knock - Superchunk - Leaves in the Gutter EP (Merge)
Coast of Carolina - Telekinesis - Telekinesis! (Merge)
Love Without Lies - Comet Gain - Broken Record Prayers (What's Your Rupture)

Hard to Believe - Slaid Cleaves - Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away (Music Road)
You Was For Real - Greg Dulli - Keep Your Soul: A Tribute To Doug Sahm (Vanguard)
Heart in Harm's Way - Scott Miller - For Crying Out Loud (F.A.Y.)

7-inch Six-Pack
Little Red Corvette - The Gear Daddies - 7" (Crackpot)
Just Between You and Me - Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles - 7" (Sugar Hill)
Jukejoint Girl - The Carbines - 7" (Oil Rig)
Playboy - Gene and Debbe - 7" (TRX)
How Come Jennifer - Jimmy Carter - 7" (Victory)
Highway Man - Curtis Leach - 7" (Fabor)

Way Down Deep - Vern Gosdin w/ Ralph Stanley - Clinch Mountain Country (Rebel)
Route 23 - Chatham County Line - Route 23 (Yep Roc)
Big City - Merle Haggard - The Bluegrass Sessions (McCoury Music)
This Is The Last Time I'm Ever Gonna Hurt - Jim Lauderdale - Bluegrass Diaries (Yep Roc).

Dismal Prisoner 0613 - Roy Head - Dismal Prisoners (TMI)
I'm Snowed - Joe South - The Rock-A-Round (Norton)
Brand New Automobile- The Payments - Blowin' Through Yokohama (Atomic Passion)
Flip Our Wigs - The Treniers - You're Killin' Me (Dr. Horse)

Put it in Writing - Obits - Single (Comedy Minus One).
What a Rush - Art Brut - Art Brut vs. Satan (Downtown).
With a Girl Like You - Condo Fucks - Fuckbook (Matador) Troggs
James the Gentle Dreamer - Golden Boys - Goodbye Country (Monofonus Press)

The Government Administrator - Eggs - How Do You Like Your Lobster? (Teenbeat)
1995 - Luna - Romantica (Jetset)
You are the Generation that bought more shoes and you get what you deserve - Johnny Boy - Single (Vertigo)
Long Distance Man - Guided by Voices - Sandbox (Scat).

Yer a Blur - The Reckless Hearts - Buzzcity (Exclusive Co.)
Sunday - Nick Pipitone - Anything I Want to Say (Burst)
Hand Me Down - Fun With Atoms - Northern Distortion (Black Vinyl)
Lovin' on the Phone - Lackloves - Star City Baby (Rainbow Quartz)

Truck Train Tractor - The Pastels - Truckload of Trouble (Fire)
I Could Be In Heaven- The Flatmates - Potpourri: Hits, Mixes and Demos '85-'74 (Cherry Red)
Come Saturday - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - S/T (Slumberland)
Saturday Boy - Billy Bragg - Back to Basics (Cooking Vinyl)
Beer and Chocolate Bars - Portastatic - I Hope Your Heart is Not Brittle (Merge)
Border Radio - The Tonys - Border Radio OST (Enigma)

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