November 12, 2011

Playlist Week of 11-12-11

Blue VU

* Marais: Pieces De Viole des Cinq Livres (Savall, et al.) (d.4-5) (Alia Vox 5SACD)
* J.S. Bach: Solo & Double Violin Concertos (AAM/Manze/Podger) (Harmonia Mundi SACD)
* Miles Davis: The Complete Live At The Plugged Nickel 1965 (d.3-4) (Columbia/Legacy 8CD)
* Miles Davis: Bitches Brew (Legacy Edition) (d.1-2) (Columbia/Legacy 2CD+DVD)
* Bobby Hutcherson: Components (Blue Note CD)
* Sun Ra: The “New” Five Spot, New York, NY 6-11-75 (AUD CDR)
* Sun Ra: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA Dec.’75 (AUD CDR)
* Anthony Braxton: Trio (Wesleyan) 2005 (New Braxton House MP3)†
* Anthony Braxton: Septet (Pittsburgh) 2008 (New Braxton House MP3)†
* Anthony Braxton: Quartet (Mannheim) 2010 (New Braxton House MP3)†
* Myra Melford Trio M: Bimhuis, Amsterdam, Holland 5-08-11 (FM 2CDR)
* Ingrid Laubrock Sleep Thief: Sleep Thief (Intakt CD)
* Ingrid Laubrock Sleep Thief: The Madness Of Crowds (Intakt CD)
* Spring Heel Jack: Live (Thirsty Ear CD)†
* Emmylou Harris: Wrecking Ball (Elektra/Asylum CD)
* The Beatles: Abbey Road (2009 remaster) (Apple/EMI CD)
* The Beach Boys: Smile Sessions (d.1) (Capitol 2CD)
* Grateful Dead: Bickershaw Festival, Wigan, England 5/7/72 (GDP/Rhino 4CD)
* Grateful Dead: Road Trips Vol.4 No.5: Boston Music Hall 6-9-76 (GDP/Rhino 3CD)
* Pink Floyd: Meddle (Pinkfloyd/EMI CD)
* Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here (Experience Edition) (Pinkfloyd/EMI 2CD)
* Steely Dan: Aja (ABC/Geffen/Cisco LP)
* The Smiths: The Sound Of The Smiths (Warner Bros./Rhino 2CD)
* U2: The Joshua Tree (Deluxe Edition) (Island/Universal 2CD)
* Thurston Moore/Talk Normal: Three Songs/Gold Dime (Fast Weapons 7”EP)
* Prick Decay w/Thurston Moore: Electricity vs. Insects (Chocolate Monk Audio Artifacts 7”EP)
* Guided By Voices: Live In Daytron 6°? (GBV, Inc. MP3)†/‡
* Robert Pollard: “Silk Rotor” (Happy Jack Rock Records 7”EP)
* Psycho & The Birds: Check Your Zoo (Fading Captain Series 7”EP)
* Circus Devils: Capsized! (Happy Jack Rock Records LP)
* Beck: Modern Guilt (Geffen CD)†/‡
* Radiohead: Kid A (Capitol CD)†
* Radiohead: Amnesiac (Capitol CD)†
* Radiohead: Hail To The Thief (Capitol CD)†
* Radiohead: In Rainbows (TBD CD)†
* Radiohead: The King Of Limbs (TBD/XL CD)†
* Radiohead: TKOL RMX 1234567 (Ticker Tape/XL 2CD)†(‡)
* Wilco: The Whole Love (dBpm/Epitaph 2LP)
* Deerhoof w/Jeff Tweedy/The Raccoonists: “Behold…”/”Own It” (Polyvinyl 7”)



I’m mesmerized by the big, blue VU meters in my living room—and too enraptured by the sound to write anything except, “music is the best!”

1 comment:

Sam said...

Nice needles!

Here are my lists from last week:

Playlist 2011-11-14:

*John Cage: 2007-09-28: Milano Musica Festival, Event 1 (Ives/Schonberg/Cage/Varese) CDR
*John Cage: 2007-09-28: Milano Musica Festival, Event 2 (Divertimento Ensemble) CDR
*John Cage: 2007-09-28: Milano Musica Festival, Event 3 (Arditti Quartet) CDR
*John Cage: 2007-09-28: Milano Musica Festival, Event 4 ("Freeman Etudes") CDR
*Andrea Centazzo: Moon in Winter
*Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane: Mating Call
*Miles Davis: Live in Europe 1967 (The Bootleg Series Vol. 1) discs 1, 2
*Miles Davis: Get Up With It "Calypso Frelimo"
*Billie Holiday: The Complete Billie Holiday on Verve 1945-1959 (disc 8)
*Charles Mingus: Cumbia & Jazz Fusion (side 1)
*Charles Mingus: Mingus Moves (selections)
*New Loft: 2011-10-19 "Don't Pick Me Up" (wav)
*New Loft: 2011-10-26 "Later Treatment" (wav)
*New Loft: 2011-11-07 "Acceptable, Apparently" (wav)
*William Parker: I Plan to Stay a Believer
*Mugsy Spanier: Great Original Performances 1931 and 1939
*Sun Ra: 1971-10-14 Helsinki (CDR)
*Sun Ra: Intergalactic Research (The Lost Reel Collection vol. 2)
*Henry Threadgill & Make a Move: Where's Your Cup
*Beatles: Please Please Me Studio Sessions: Back to Basics disc 1 (boot CDR)
*Beatles: With the Beatles (2009 mono remaster)
*Beatles: Mono Masters (2009 mono remaster) disc 1
*Beatles: Help! (2009 mono remaster)
*Jeff Beck Group: Rough and Ready
*Deus Ex Machina: Cinque
*Grateful Dead: Rockin' the Rhein "Dark Star"
*Grateful Dead: 1972-05-23 London "Dark Star" (CDR)
*Hella: Chirpin' Hard
*Jimi Hendrix Experience: Winterland (disc 2)
*High Llamas: Talahomi Way
*Elvis Presley: The King of Rock 'n' Roll: The Complete 50's Masters (discs 1 & 2)
*Elvis Presley: The Complete '68 Comeback Special (disc 3)
*Prince: 1999 Homemade Deluxe Edition (boot CDR) disc 1
*Prince: The Scandalous Sex Suite
*Prince: Chocolate Invasion
*Red Krayola: 2006-08-06 Buffalo NY (CDR)
*Rosebuds: Unwind
*Tad Thaddock: Take Off Your Cakes

Reading List 2011-11-14:

*Gaiman, Neil. American Gods (started/finished)
*Draper, Jason. Prince: Chaos, Disorder, and Revolution (finished)
*Arabian Nights: Tales of 1001 Nights (transl. Malcolm C. Lyons) Vol. 2 (in progress)
*Borges, Jorge Luis. Selected Poems, 1923-1967 (in progress)
*Bradbury, Ray: Bradbury Stories (in progress)
*Bride of Dark and Stormy, compiled by Scott Rice (in progress)
*The Complete Shock SuspenStories (EC) (in progress)
*Lambert, Philip. Inside the Music of Brian Wilson (in progress)