Bang! Blues

KAFM Grand Junction, 9pm - 12am

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
King Brothers King Brothers

It was a quiet night. Somehow, three songs with states in the title ended up in the second hour, so I bumped them all to the top for a mini-tour.

In this episode: The Bad Man, Bird Streets, Blonde Redhead, Brick + Mortar, Brother Brother, Danielle Howle, The Determinations, DeVotchKa, Django Reinhardt, Haircut One Hundred, Iron & Wine, Jens Lekman, Jesse and the Dandelions, King Brothers, Knife In The Water, Komeda, Le Shok, Love Battery, The Love Language, The Luyas, Manfred Hubler & Siegfried Schwab, Margaret Glaspy, Mass Gothic, Metric, Mexican Institute of Sound, The Morlocks, Poor Little Fools, The Purrs, Reverend Horton Heat, Rice & Freetown, Rubblebucket, Shannen Moser, The Skiffle Players, Stanton Moore, The Sundays, Ten Years After, Thin Lips, Thundercat Feat. Flying Lotus, Walrus, Ween, White Denim, Winterbrief, Wiseblood, Wyves, Young Antiques

  Song Artist Notes
1 Bang! Blues King Brothers Loud and frantic
2 Situation Margaret Glaspy Keep up if you can
3 Donna Goes To Tijuana Poor Little Fools Conga surf line
5 Grease Nipples Wiseblood Electroswing before such a thing
6 Love Plus One Haircut One Hundred One of the finer songs to come out of the era
7 Sinfonia Agridulce Mexican Institute of Sound Still recognizable
8 The Beat (feat. Cyril Neville) Stanton Moore Lastnamer + firstnamer
10 Skiffleman The Skiffle Players Muy Ween
11 Necronomania Manfred Hubler & Siegfried Schwab The darkened path
12 Last Of Your Rock 'n' Roll Heroes Iron & Wine Somewhat old-fashioned
13 Housewife's Choice The Determinations Rocksteady from Japan
15 Barking Up the Wrong Tree Jesse and the Dandelions Rings like a Jellyfish
16 Direction Bird Streets Love a story song
17 Elvira Madigan Komeda The weirdness of Sweden
18 Them Changes Thundercat Feat. Flying Lotus Going everywhere
20 Colorado Brother Brother Begin the three-state tour
21 Arizona (I Wanna Be Your Man) Shannen Moser So familiar
22 Georgia On My Mind Django Reinhardt Hop skip and jump
24 Mind Your Own Business Le Shok Crisis averted
25 Take Five Rice & Freetown In 4/4?
26 It Might Get Dark White Denim Rolling along
27 Babe Ruth The Bad Man What kind of demented circus...?
29 Big Puffy Girl Handwriting Danielle Howle Such a voice
30 Regular Face Walrus Highly dynamic
31 Searching For Rose Love Battery Underrated 90s
32 Second Chance DeVotchKa With whistling
34 R U OK? Wyves Oldfashioned guitar raveup
35 In An Unknown Field The Purrs The howling wobbles
36 Let The Sky Fall Ten Years After The original low rumble
37 Dark Saturday Metric Aggrocanadian
39 Call Me Mass Gothic Great galloping
40 From The Catbird Seat Knife In The Water VUesque
41 3 O'Clock Blonde Redhead The slow unwinding of fate
43 Hate Thy Neighbor Brick + Mortar New century dance song
44 More Soul Young Antiques Too fast, is over!
45 Spend a Night in the Box Reverend Horton Heat Everyone's been in the box
46 Party Like Your Heart Hurts Rubblebucket Good advice
48 Gaslight Anthem (The Song Not The Band) Thin Lips Yes, the song not the band.
49 Wedding In Finistère Jens Lekman Such great hooks
50 Frames The Love Language Cascading bells
52 Me And P St. Beach Winterbrief Wonder no more
53 Summertime The Sundays Missing the warmth and green
54 Take Me Away Ween Continuing the theme
55 No One Rides for Free The Morlocks Garage punk unlimited
57 Dream In Time The Luyas Spooky minimalism