The Joker

KAFM Grand Junction, 9pm - 12am

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
Spoon Spoon

Sometimes it takes a while for an album to be recognized as a classic, sometimes the shock of recognition is instant and universal. This is the case for Spoon and their latest release, Lucifer on the Sofa, which showcases much of what has made the band a constant source of solid material, but in a concentrated way that will make you start all over as soon as you hit the end.

In this episode: Aeon Station, Air, Animal Collective, Antibalas, Babe Rainbow, The Beatles, Big Kill, Billy Bragg, Blunt Bangs, Cat Power, Cory Wong, The Cutthroat Brothers, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, DJ Shadow, Dope Lemon, Dubinator , Eels, The Elected, Fruit Bats, Heavenly, Holly Golightly & Dan Melchior, The Jazz Butcher, Jesus Jackson, John Lennon, Kag Am, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Les Cowboys Fringants, Lush, M. Ward, Man-Like-Devin, The Mother Hips, Night Crickets, The Pulsebeats, Rob K, Robyn Hitchcock, Santiago Motorizado, Shabat Samech, Spoon, Thee Oh Sees, Tribe, Yard Act

  Song Artist Notes
1 The Joker Fruit Bats Originally from Steve Miller
3 Held Spoon We are rolling
4 Go On The Elected Electrifying
5 Hot Potato Blunt Bangs Use the tongs
7 Sunset Blues The Mother Hips That sweet swagger
8 Watching The Wheels John Lennon Still rolling
9 Thoughtforms (Version 1) Lush Woozy waltz
11 Move Aeon Station Less waiting now
12 Outta My Head M. Ward A gentle farewell
13 Dogflower Tribe In abstract terms
15 Rich Yard Act It seems to happen
16 Fat Lip Big Kill Ouch
17 Levakesh Het A Kesh Shabat Samech Where is the cash?
18 Black Hot Soup (DJ Shadow “My Own Reality” Re-Write) King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard A perfect pairing
20 California Babe Rainbow The sound fits the state
21 These Days Cat Power Originally from VU + Nico
22 All I Want Holly Golightly & Dan Melchior Rough and tumble
23 So? Heavenly Only Amelia
25 Little Did I Night Crickets A bit of a low rider
26 Medicine The Cutthroat Brothers Deathly shuffle
27 Heart Attack The Pulsebeats Two step in the cardio ward
28 Grease 2 Thee Oh Sees Not from the movie
30 When The Evening Come Man-Like-Devin Give me the island banjo
31 A New England Billy Bragg Just looking for another girl
32 The End of the Earth Rob K Apocalyptic times
33 Blues In A Robyn Hitchcock Things keep falling apart
35 Sweet Potato Pie Cory Wong Serve it hot, with ice cream
36 Get Da Steppin' Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio Howling on that organ
37 Running On Sunshine Jesus Jackson Got that bounce
38 Oh! Darling (Jam) The Beatles Be a fly on the wall
40 Grandfather Clock Strikes Twelve Eels Back with John Parish
41 Épique Éric Les Cowboys Fringants Northern music
42 Polvo de Estrellas Santiago Motorizado Get yourself some stardust
43 Time The Jazz Butcher Fishy go to heaven
45 Rose Pink Cadillac Dope Lemon Long and low
46 Kemayo Kag Am Afrofunk 4ever
47 Someone To Talk To (Dub) Dubinator Illicit police
49 Strung With Everything Animal Collective Fragments of shards
50 Playground Love (Vibraphone Version) Air Good vibrations
51 The Numbers Song DJ Shadow Giant rolling clouds
53 Gold Rush Antibalas Heading west