Episode 051

Nocturnal Afternoon is freeform radio delivered Tuesday afternoons on WSCA. Featuring new music and curious hubbub from then & now. This week’s playlist and audio archive follow…


The Blue Nile “Tinseltown in the Rain” A Walk Across the Rooftops (Confetti Records)
The Feelies “Fa Ce La” Ork Records: New York, New York (Numero)
Richard Hell “(I Belong to The) Blank Generation” Ork Records: New York, New York (Numero)
The Dream Academy “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want” Life In a Northern Town EP (Warner)
Jimmy “Duck” Holmes “Catfish Blues” Cypress Grove (Easy Eye Sound)
R.L. Burnside “Miss Maybelle” Mississippi Hill Country Blues (Fat Possum)
Junior Kimbrough “Meet Me in the City” Meet Me in the City (Fat Possum)
James Cotton “Cotton Crop Blues” Country Folk & Blues (Rockabilly Records)
Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble “Keep Your Mind Free (feat. Ben LaMar Gay)” Now (International Anthem)
Walt Whitman “America” In Their Own Voices: A Century of Recorded Poetry (Rhino)
El Michels Affair “Shadow Boxing” Return to the 37th Chamber (Big Crown)
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band “Dirt Off Your Shoulder” Expansions (Big Crown)
Bibi Tanga & The Selentites “My Heart is Jumping” 40º of Sunshine (L’Inlassable Disque)
Langston Hughes “Ballad of the Gypsy” Langston Hughes Reads Langston Hughes (Soundmark)
The Budos Band “T.I.B.W.F.” The Budos Band (Daptone Records)
Sun Ra & His Arkestra “The Music Is Like a Mirror” My Way Is the Spaceways (Norton Records)
Bill Evans “One For Helen” Behind the Dikes | The 1969 Netherlands Recordings (Elemental Music)
Tarsus “Early Morning Sun” Early Morning Sun (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Grave Flowers Bongo Band “Lazy River” Strength of Spring (Castle Face)
Oh Sees “Henchlock” The Chapel, SF 10.2.19 (Silver Current Records)
The J Ann C Trio “Funnel of Love” At Tan-Tar-A (Modern Harmonic)
John Zorn “Light Weaving” Parables (Tzadik)
Cory Hanson “Another Story from the Center of the Earth” Pale Horse Rider (Drag City Records)
Hal Hartley “Flirt Theme” Flirt (Minty Fresh)
Laraaji “Bethlehem” Celestial Vibration (Soul Jazz)

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