parlando playlist #111: herbie nichols trio - terpsichore [1956]

Posted on May 18th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Herbie Nichols Trio, Terpsichore

There were two 10" records by Nichols before this, but this self-titled album, The Herbie Nichols Trio, was his first 12".
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parlando playlist #110: katra turana - mortera in the moonlight [1981]

Posted on April 11th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Katra Turana, Mortera in the Moonlight

A Japanese band. First single (I think), before their first album (which this song was not on), on the Marquee Moon label.
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parlando playlist #109: the birthday party - release the bats [1981]

Posted on March 15th, 2014 by Scraps.
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The Birthday Party, Release the Bats

A single released between their two albums, on 4AD.
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parlando playlist #108: bis - tell it to the kids [1997]

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Bis, Tell It to the Kids

The leadoff track on their debut album, The New Transistor Heroes, on Wiiija (three i's) in the UK, Grand Royal in the US. (They had several EPs before this.)
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parlando playlist #107: erroll garner trio - gliss in the dark [1944]

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Erroll Garner Trio, Gliss in the Dark

From his first recordings; I don't know when this song was released, but it was recorded in 1944.
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parlando playlist #106: the sugarplastic - mumbletypeg [2001]

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by Scraps.
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The Sugarplastic, Mumbletypeg

From the Primitive Plastic: Demos and B-sides album on the Air Mail label in Tokyo; this one was previously unreleased.
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parlando playlist #105: linton kwesi johnson - reggae fi dada [1984]

Posted on March 8th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Linton Kwesi Johnson, Reggae fi Dada

From the Island album Making History.
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parlando playlist #104: the go-betweens - when people are dead [1987]

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by Scraps.
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The Go-Betweens, When People Are Dead

The b-side of the single "Right Here", on Beggars Banquet.
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parlando playlist #103: r. stevie moore - everyone, but everyone [1999]

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by Scraps.
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R. Stevie Moore, Everyone, But Everyone

From Moore's album The Future Is Worse Than the Past on the (German) Pink Lemon label.
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parlando playlist #102: associates - love hangover [1982]

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Associates, Love Hangover

From their third album Sulk, on WEA. (Well, in the US, and in the UK on cassette, but on vinyl in the UK it was only on a single. At least in 1982.)
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parlando playlist #101: jack walrath - village of the darned [1989]

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Jack Walrath, Village of the Darned

The leadoff track from Walrath's Blue Note album, Neohippus.
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parlando playlist #100: harry partch - the cognoscenti are plunged into a demonic descent while at cocktails [1955-1973]

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Harry Partch - The Cognoscenti are Plunged Into a Demonic Descent While at Cocktails

Completed in 1955, and recorded in this version on CRI in 1973, The Bewitched is a theatre/dance piece in eleven parts (a prologue and ten scenes). This is the last scene.
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parlando playlist #99: au pairs - dear john [1981]

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Au Pairs, Dear John

From their debut album on the Human label, Playing With a Different Sex.
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parlando playlist #98: nice - dear john [1991]

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Nice, Dear John

The leadoff track from their eponymous debut on the Feel Good All Over label.
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parlando playlist #97: the vapors - news at ten [1980]

Posted on March 4th, 2014 by Scraps.
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The Vapors, News at Ten

From the Vapors' debut album on United Artists, New Clear Days, this is the second single.
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parlando playlist #96: volcano suns - noodle on the couch [1989]

Posted on March 4th, 2014 by Scraps.
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Volcano Suns, Noodle on the Couch

From their SST album Thing of Beauty.
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parlando playlist #95: thingy - destroy all music [1997]

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by Scraps.
Categories: Music, Parlando Playlist.

Thingy - Destroy All Music

The leadoff song on Thingy's debut album -- though there was a EP the year before -- on San Diego's Headhunter label, Songs About Angels, Evil, and Running Around on Fire.
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parlando playlist #94: fairport convention - crazy man michael [1969]

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by Scraps.
Categories: Music, Parlando Playlist.

Fairport Convention, Crazy Man Michael

From their fourth album Liege & Lief, on the Island label (A&M in 1970 in the US).
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parlando playlist #93: hans kennel - was an dir berg war [1985]

Posted on March 2nd, 2014 by Scraps.
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Hans Kennel, Was An Dir Berg War

From Hans Kennel's Audience. I think this was Kennel's first leader or co-leader of a band. It was released by a Swiss label, Plainisphare.
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