Saturday, January 2, 2010

Mix #2- Tentative Pulse

The initial seed of this piece is watching the documentary on Arthur Russell Wild Combination and thinking about how his music manages both to be so delicate yet so kinetic. Made slowly over the course of a frigid morning in the attic. I think you can hear me gradually waking up.
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1. Tin Hat Trio- A Life in East Poultney
2. Cerberus Shoal- Asphodel
3. Caetano Veloso- Coucouroucou Paloma
4. Arthur Russell- A Home Away From Home
5. Caethua- Beneath the Rock & Bone
6. Detra's Band 10- En El Horno
7. (Makers of) the Dead Travel Fast- Dumb Waiters
8. R.L. Crutchfield's Dark Day- Hands In the Dark
9. Pink Section- Francine's List
10. Patrik Fitzgerald- Animal Mentality
11. Pylon- Cool
12. Come On- Don't Walk on the Kitchen Floor
13. Hardware- Walking
14. Honeymoon Killers- Fonce a Mort
15. Les 5 Gentlemen- Si Tu Reviens Chez Moi
16. The Emporers- Mumble Shing-a-Lingy
17. The Agents- I'm In Trouble With My Soul
18. And The Native Hipsters- Mr. Magic
19. Algebra Suicide- True Romance at the World's Fair


  1. ...and a Honeymoon Killers bonus track?

  2. yes, good looking out, Morgan. the tracklist has been corrected.

  3. Lots of great neu-wave songs I never heard—danke!

  4. super blog mate, do you have any info on that Agents' track, are they the Bristol band

  5. thanks, these Agents are an old Philly soul band, from a comp entitled "Philly Soul, Vol. 1", fittingly enough...