Mixtape 133 :: Waba Duba

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
Yello Yello

Not unlike fine Swiss clockwork, the duo that calls themselves Yello have been ticking for four decades without missing a beat.

In this episode: Artichoke, The Boneless Children Foundation, Built To Spill, The Decibels!, Dusminguet, Eats Tapes, The Gaslamp Killer, Habibi, Jagwar Ma, Kevin Ayers & The Whole Wide World, Lettuce, The Mekons, Metric, Mexican Institute of Sound, Palma Violets, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, The Raveonettes, Red Red Meat, The Replacements, St. Vincent, The Strypes, Taraf De Tucson, Teenage Bottlerocket, Thao + The Get Down Stay Down, Tim Maia, Ultra Vivid Scene, Ween, The Who, X, Yello

  Song Artist Notes
1 Waba Duba Yello Still fit for cruising
2 Mt. Crushmore Lettuce The crushiest
3 Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes Kevin Ayers & The Whole Wide World Thank you stranger
4 Leeds Like To Party Eats Tapes Breakfast machine time
6 Cruising For Chicks Teenage Bottlerocket Who invited them to the party?
7 Bad Ghosts The Raveonettes Haunting as always
8 Quarter Horses (B-Slow) Red Red Meat Scattered all over
9 Mercy Seat Ultra Vivid Scene Beautifully remastered
11 Star Chambered X Weirdly fierce
12 Wild and Blue The Mekons Always time for a country waltz
13 Alex Chilton The Replacements In love with this song
15 Dilettante St. Vincent I dig the ‘70s arrangement.
16 Vaya Con Dios Taraf De Tucson Moar mariachi!
17 La Dansa De L'Imbecil Dusminguet Cataluñan frenzy
18 Bag of Hammers Thao + The Get Down Stay Down Infectious
20 Blue Butterfly (feat. Kid Moxie) The Gaslamp Killer Bossa me
21 Energia Racional Tim Maia More is needed
22 Charles Francis Richter Artichoke Important facts
23 Substitute The Who For Keith
25 Three Years Ago Today Built To Spill From their fuzzy debut
26 On a Slow Night Metric Slowly Canadian
27 Hey Tía! Mexican Institute of Sound Viva el tuto!
28 Roses Are Free Ween The sound of Ween’s happiest album
30 Something New The Decibels! Big power pop
31 Carl Sagan The Boneless Children Foundation Billions of stars
32 Hate Everyone But You Habibi Very many Cub
34 That Loneliness Jagwar Ma For Angela
35 Blue Collar Jane The Strypes USA! USA!
36 14 Palma Violets Long and sloppy or hidden track?
38 Push Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra Rolling thunder