Monthly Archives: November 2013

(Nov 30, 2013): John Trubee and the Ugly Janitors of America – Rise Up This Morning

From the 1993 album, World of Lying Pigs.   Trubee made his splash in 1985 when Enigma promoted his demented “A Blind Man’s Penis” as part of a artist sampler promotion, cleverly called (think Edward Elgar), Enigma Variations.  The tune was … Continue reading

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(Nov 21, 2013): Klute – Best Bits Not Over

From the 2013 album, The Draft.  Tom Withers has been pioneering some of the most interesting music around since the late 1990s.  The best bits clearly are not over.

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(Nov 20, 2013): Deap Vally – Lies

From the 2013 EP, Get Deep!  This is off the debut Sistronix LP.  According to old wiki this California duo (Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards) formed Deap Vally after meeting at a crocheting class.

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(Nov 19, 2013): Taj Mahal – Six Days on the Road

From the 1969 double LP, Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home.  This cover of the Earl Green and Carl Montgomery classic — which at the time was only six years after Dave Dudley hit and the Swanee Caldwell version on a Truck … Continue reading

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(Nov 18, 2013): Glenn Gould – Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C Major

From the 1963 album, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I.  While the record label indicates the title of this piece as posted, it is actually Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BVW 846. When Gould broke out the piano for the Bach … Continue reading

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(Nov 17, 2013): Bob Dylan and The Band – You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere

From the 1975 double album, The Basement Tapes.  This LP side four opener, recorded as take 2 in 1967, was well know from covers (Joan Baez) and bootlegs (eg WW2: Stealin and John Birch Society) prior to its official release in … Continue reading

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(Nov 16, 2013): Jono McCleery – Fire In My Hands

From the 2013 7″ a-side, Fire In My Hands / Painted Blue.  Nice stuff and good to see the Ninja Tune label continue to grow its roster of artists that push things.

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