April 12, 2020 – The Brunchtime Sessions #02

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Clara-Swan flies solo for this edition

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Playlist

  • Karlheinz StockhausenHymnen – Region 1

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  • Zakir HussainEssence of Rhythm – Jhaptal in 10 Beats & Raga Jhinjoti on Sarangi

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  • Grup Yorum RIP, Helin Bolek – Haziranda Ölmek Zor – Berivan Çav Bella
  • Bill Withers RIP – Just As I Am – Let It Be
  • John Prine RIP – John Prine – Hello In There
  • Manu Dibango RIP – Africafunk Vol 2: Return to the Original Sound of 1970s Funky Africa (VA) – Big Blow
  • Bill WithersLive At Carnegie Hall – Use Me

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April 5, 2020 – The Brunchtime Sessions #01

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With the covid-19 outbreak keeping us from the studio, we’ve invited former hosts and guests to contribute pre-recorded sets. This first week features 4 sets: Clara-Swan kicks it off, DJ Lockdown (Irkar Beljaars) gets yer booty shaking, Dave Macaulay files a set from Wyoming, and James “Roboto” Ryan round out the offerings

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Playlist

Clara-Swan:

  • Iggy PopParty – Eggs on Plate
  • Wendy Mae ChambersGravikords, Whirlies & Pyrophones (VA) – New York New York
  • Nina SimoneTo Love Somebody – Turn Turn Turn
  • CrassStations of the Crass – Walls (Fun in the Oven)
  • BuzzcocksTrade Test Transmission – Isolation
  • Woody GuthrieWoody @ 100 – The Jolly Banker
  • Talking HeadsLittle Creatures – Road to Nowhere (Early Version)

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DJ Lockdown:

  • Daft PunkRandom Access Memories – Get Lucky
  • Gen XKiss Me Deadly – Dancing with Myself
  • Kenny LogginsFootloose OST (VA) – Footloose
  • Miss Poojasingle – Nakhreya Mari
  • Dash Berlin Feat. Jonathan Mendelsohn #musicislife – Worlds Fall Apart
  • Depeche Mode Violator – Enjoy the Silence
  • Simple MindsThe Breakfast Club OST (VA) – Don’t You Forget About Me

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Dave:

  • Mdou Moctorsingle – Ibitlan
  • Joshua Abrams & Natural Information SocietySimultonality – Opiuchus
  • WireMind Hive – Oklahoma
  • Richard Dawson2020 – Fresher’s Ball
  • Bob AndyBob Andy’s Songbook – Going Home

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Roboto Ryan:

  • Spitting Image20 Great Golden Gobs – Commons of House
  • The Art of NoiseDaft – Moments in Love
  • Herbie HancockDis is Da Drum – Juju
  • VecchioPulp Fusion Africa Funk (VA) – Nsambei
  • Konono No. 1Congotronics – Kule Kule
  • Sir Victor Unaifo and HIs Melody MaestroesNigeria 70 Vol. 1 (VA) – Akayan Ekassa

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March 15, 2020 – A Complicated Sadness

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last of the live broadcasts for a bit, i’m afraid; watch this space for further developments and announcements; many thanks to James for the fine work on the Free Kick Radio Show, of which this episode is a particularly fine example

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Playlist

  • The Clancy Brothers and Tommy MakemThe Boys Won’t Leave The Girls Alone – I Know Who Is Sick
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Son HouseLive Performance (11/15/1969) – Death Letter Blues / John the Revelator / Preachin’ The Blues / I Wanna Live So God Can Use Me

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  • Dream AlgebraFree Burma – A Complicated Sadness
  • Harris EisenstadtThe Soul and Gone – The Evidence of Absence Is Not Necessarily The Absence of Evidence

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  • Wes MontgomeryQuintessential Wes – Mr. Walker
  • Bill FrisellGuitar in the Space Age – Pipeline
  • Frank ZappaSleep Dirt – The Ocean is the Ultimate Solution

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  • Mashkoor Ali KhanTranscendence – Raga Jhinjhoti – Daatha Tumi Ho Aaj Man Basa Gayee
  • Alaclair Ensemble4.99 – Piles Comprises (Mash remelange)

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : The Budos BandBurnt Offering – The Sticks

March 8, 2020 – I'm A Bad, Bad Kick

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happy international womxn’s day!

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Playlist

  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • BBC 4 Radio Play by Martyn Wade with Sophie ThompsonBlue Veils and Golden Sands – Introduction / There is No Such Thing as Silence / The Meaning of Sound / A Glass or Two of Wine / My Real Living Room / Doctor Who / New Music and Open Minds

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  • Big Mama ThorntonBall ’n’ Chain – Wade in the Water
  • Sister Rosetta TharpeThe Decca Singles – You Gotta Move
  • Bessie SmithSingle – Send me to the Electric Chair
  • Ma RaineySingle – Jealous Hearted Blues
  • Memphis MinnieHoodoo Lady 1933-37 – I’m a Bad Luck Woman
  • Big MaybelleSingle – New Kind of Mambo
  • Etta JamesThe Right Time – I Sing the Blues

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  • Bea BakerI’m A Bad, Bad Girl (VA) – I Want A Lavender Cadillac
  • Esther PhillipsAfter Hours The Collection – Northern Soul Masters Vol. 2 (VA) – Catch Me I’m Falling
  • Mavis StaplesTime Waits For No One – Jaguar
  • Dengue FeverCannibal Courtship – Uku

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  • Tanya TagaqAnimism – Caribou
  • Acid TestDrop – Mr. Skin
  • Tamara FilyavichPortable Cosmoshrine – Track 3
  • GrimesArt Angels – World Princess Pt. 2
  • Al QahwaCairo Moon – The Nightingale

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : EfenceLost Future – Cassette

FREE KICK AND CARRY ON

In these difficult times why not catch up on the vast archive that resides on the freekick.ca website. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to post last week’s show today as I’m away and have no access to upload the show and playlist. I’ll have 2 new shows for you later this week. Meanwhile keep on dancing!

March 1, 2020 – Esthetics Of The Free-Ture

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play, repeat

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Playlist

  • Frank Sinatra & Count BasieThe Complete Reprise Studio Recordings – Looking at the World thru Rose Colored Glasses
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Simone FortiAl Di Là – Bottom
  • Laurie Anderson Airwaves (VA) – Two Songs For Tape Bow Violin: Ethics Is The Esthetics Of The Few-Ture (Lenin) / Song For Juanita
  • Iva BittováIva Bittová – Fragment III

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  • Charles WilliamsStickball – Who Is He (and What Is He To You)
  • TranzamFunky Steps – Dance Ritual of Fire From Love, The Magician
  • David MatthewsSuper Funky Sax – Super Groove
  • Willie and the BumblebeesHoney From the Bee – Dipstick
  • HummingbirdWe Can’t Go On Meeting Like This – We Can’t Go On Meeting Like This

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  • UnknownZoop Zoop Zoop: Traditional Music and Folklore of St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John (VA) – Seven Step
  • Michael Gibbs & the NDR BigbandIn My View – ‘Tis As It Should Be
  • M.G. & The EscortsCanada Wyld Vol.1 Crazy Things (VA) – A Someday Fool
  • Pascal Comelade – Pierre Bastien – Jac Berrocal – Jaki LiebezeitOblique Sessions – Rock’n’Roll Station
  • Au PairsPlaying With a Different Sex – You

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  • The Dead SouthSugar and Joy – Diamond Ring
  • Coyote MerlotS/T – Awake
  • AutogrammSingle – Jessica Don’t Like Rock ‘n’ Roll
  • Burning SpringDebt Offensive – Seven Years Bad Taste
  • The Cyrillic TypewriterWater Over Glass – The Double O
  • Debo BandDebo Band – Not Just a Song

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigar – Memphis

February 23, 2020 – Various Artists

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business as usual, shuffle along

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Playlist

  • Eekwol & T-RhymeF.W.B.W. – Revitalize
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Nitya Gopal DasBauls du Bengale – What a Strange World
  • Anarchist MountainsGenerations – City

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  • Lloyd CheechooNative North America (Vol. 1) : Aboriginal Folk, Rock, And Country 1966-1985 (VA) – Winds of Change
  • Gabe Witcher and David WestPickin’ on Pink Floyd (A Bluegrass Tribute) (VA) – Astronomy Domine
  • fydhwsAcross the Mountains – A Macedonian Ambient Compilation (VA) – the sprawl

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  • Sonny TerryClassic African American Gospel from Smithsonian Folkways (VA) – Oh, What a Beautiful City
  • Stark RealityFunk Spectrum III (VA) – Prelude To Say Brother
  • Les Volcans de La CapitalAfrican Scream Contest (VA) – Oya Ka Jojo
  • Unknown Artist African Scream Contest (VA) – Unidentified Bonus Track

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  • Polisario [?]Music From Saharan Cellphones Vol. 2 (VA) – Unknown
  • Fela KutiAfricafunk Vol 2: Return to the Original Sound of 1970s Funky Africa (VA) – Roforofo Fight
  • Nice And Nasty 3Big Apple Rappin’: The Early Days Of Hip-Hop Culture In New York City 1979-1982 (VA) – The Ultimate Rap

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Baka Forest PeopleHeart of the Forest – Water Drums II

February 16, 2020 – Autoschediasm Kick

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because it’s always seriously spontaneously combustible

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Playlist

  • A Tribe Called RedSingle – Burn Your Village To The Ground
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Zap MamaAdventures In Afropea 1 – Babanzélé
  • Gil Scott-HeronNothing New – Better Days Ahead
  • Madison’s Lively StonesClassic African American Gospel from Smithsonian Folkways (VA) – It’s Time to Make a Change
  • Vewonyi DDTogo Soul 70 (VA) – Agbemenyawo

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  • Yannick RieuMachiNations – Status
  • Karoline Leblanc, Ernesto Rodrigues, Nicolas CaloiaAutoschediasm – Part 3
  • Rob Clutton with Tony MalabyOffering – Crimes of Tantalus

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  • Gordon Grdina QuartetCooper’s Park – Benbow
  • FairuzArabia: The Women’s Voice (VA) – Sakana Al Leyel (Quiet Is the Night)

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  • A Certain RatioSextet – Lucinda
  • Quando QuangoPigs & Battleships – Love Tempo
  • Rational YouthCold War Night Life – Close to Nature
  • Turquoise DaysAlternative Strategies – Blurred
  • Sad Lovers and GiantsLes Années Vertes – 50/50
  • NarcyWorld War Free Now – Sun

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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : SkeletonsSmile – Positive Force