Mixtape 128 :: What Happened to Delilah?

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
Mekons Mekons

The first wave of UK punk crested and shrank back, but the Mekons are still thrashing and foaming.

In this episode: AJJ, Bag, Bill Callahan, Bob Dylan, Boogarins, Booker T. & the MG's, Car Seat Headrest, The Chats, Dan Auerbach, Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, Dim Dim, Electric Six, The Fearless Flyers (feat. Elizabeth Lea), Geggy Tah, Golden Shoulders, Jonathan Richman, The Just Joans, Mekons, Mikal Cronin, The Mountain Goats, Nightmares On Wax (featuring Jordan Rakei), Pixies, The Police, The Psychedelic Furs, The Ramones, The Rock*A*Teens, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Stop Calling Me Frank, The Suncharms, Tommy Guerrero, The Total Rejection, X, Young Fresh Fellows

  Song Artist Notes
1 What Happened to Delilah? Mekons Old school weeper
2 Cherrybomb Dan Auerbach Fairly Becky
3 Delta 88 Nightmare X Still burning white hot
4 Do What I Want The Chats They are being quite recalcitrant
6 Just What I Needed/Not Just What I Needed Car Seat Headrest Was that a cover?
7 6000 dias (Ou Mantra dos 20 Anos) Boogarins Brazilian magic
8 100 Years Tommy Guerrero Easy summer sounds
9 Summerland Young Fresh Fellows At their most melodic
11 Sunglasses At The Wedding Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Very quite low-key
12 Hide The Medicine The Psychedelic Furs That alternative sound
13 She's Gotta Go-Go The Total Rejection Don’t let anything stop you
14 Monster Club The Suncharms Spooky times
16 Typical Nightmares On Wax (featuring Jordan Rakei) More rainy night musics
17 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right Bob Dylan When your rooster crows at the break of dawn
18 I Can't Stand Your Face Bag Bouncy hatin’ song
19 Riri Dim Dim Pleasant island ditty
21 Bicentennial The Fearless Flyers (feat. Elizabeth Lea) Channelling ZZ Top at some point
22 Red Beans and Rice Booker T. & the MG's Back to the basics
23 I’ve Got Reason (Switched On) Mikal Cronin Totally switched on
24 Just to Annoy You Stop Calling Me Frank For the energy vampires
26 Tandem Jump Jonathan Richman Nervous?
27 I'm Your Puppet The Rock*A*Teens Very lonesome sounds
28 Whoever You Are Geggy Tah Somewhat extended
29 Bone Machine Pixies He bought me a soda
31 The One I Loathe The Least The Just Joans Shrewd analysis
32 Loudmouth AJJ We all know one
33 January 31, 438 The Mountain Goats Dance with the one that brought you
34 The Quickening Has Begun Golden Shoulders Getting faster and faster
36 Danger! High Voltage! Electric Six So over the top
37 Payday Blues Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks Farewell, Dan
38 Driven To Tears The Police Serious stuff
39 Rock 'N' Roll High School The Ramones Back to basics
41 Pigeons Bill Callahan A big heaping slice of real life