March 02, 2021

Join me tonight and let’s “March” into the last throes of winter weather. Special one hour episode tonight. Nocturnal is unprocessed freeform radio delivered Tuesday evenings on WSCA. Featuring new music and hubbub from then & now. Thanks for listening. Audio archive and playlist follows…


Pomplamoose “Just the Two of Us” Just the Two of Us (Pomplamoose)
Hoorsees “Overdry” Hoorsees (Kanine Records)
Adrian Younge “Dying on the Run” The American Negro (Jazz Is Dead)
The Whit Boyd Combo “The First Girl’s Story” Party Girls Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Sundazed Music / Modern Harmonic)
Bob Gaddy And His Alley Cats “Slow Down Baby” The Founder (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) )Varese)
The Creation “Biff Bang Pow” Action Painting (Numero Group)
The Gay Intruders “In the Race” In the Race / It’s Not Today (Munster)
The Feminine Complex “Time Slips By” Livin’ Love (Sundazed Music / Modern Harmonic)
The Chicks “I Want You to Be My Boy” The Sound of the Chicks (Sundazed Music, Inc.)
Female Species “Sooner Or Later” Till The Moon Don’t Shine b/w Sooner Or Later (Numero Group)
Cumbia Moderna de Soledad “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?” Do Ya Think I’m Sexy? / Stayin’ Alive 7″ (Vampisoul)
Andres Landero Y Su Conjunto “Cuando Lo Negro Sea Bello” Una Leyenda – Andrés Landero (Global Entertainment Music)
Lito Barrientos “Cumbia en Do Menor” Soundway presents Afro Tropical Soundz, Vol. 1 (Soundway Records)
Los Saicos “Demolición” ¡Demolición! The Complete Recordings (Munster)
Los Shains “Bule Bule” from Los Nuggetz – 60’s Punk, Pop and Psychedelic Latin America (Rockbeat Records)
Curtis Liggins Indications “What It Is?” Eccentric Soul: Omnibus (Numero Group)
Israel “Popper Stopper” Tolbert “Big Leg Woman” Rare Funky Soul, Vol. 6 (M&M)
The Humblebums “Saturday Round About Sunday” A Life In the Day of: The Collection (WMG Transatlantic)

February 23, 2021

Lawrence gone at 101. New jazz, retro soul, and new releases this week.

Nocturnal is unprocessed freeform radio delivered Tuesday evenings on WSCA. Featuring new music and hubbub from then & now. Thanks for listening. Audio archive and playlist follows…


Dave Nelson “Free of One Another” The Act of Vanishing (Dave Nelson)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti “The World Is a Beautiful Place” Tentative Description of a Dinner to Promote the Impeachment of President Eisenhower (Tin Toy)
The Isley Brothers “Lay Lady Lay” Givin’ It Back (Epic/Legacy)
Dee Dee Bridgewater “Afro Blue” Afro Blue (Trio)
Grant Green “The Windjammer” Green Is Beautiful (Blue Note Records)
The O’Jays “Shattered Man” Eccentric Soul: The Sanu Label (Numero Group)
Cleveland Eaton “Keena” Plenty Good Eaton (Black Jazz Records)
Dengue Fever “Ethanopium” Broken Flowers (Universal Music)
Yussef Kamaal “Remembrance” Black Focus (Brownswood Recordings)
Damon Locks “Now (Forever Momentary Space)” NOW (International Anthem)
Resavoir “Taking Flight (feat. Brandee Younger)” Resavoir (International Anthem)
U-Roy “Mystic Chant” King Jammy Presents New Sounds of Freedom (VP Records)
U-Roy “Puppet on a String” Love is Not a Gamble (abou 1)
Mourning [A] BLKstar “If I Can I May” The Cycle (Don Giovanni Records)
Sault “Strong” Untitled (Rise) (Forever Living Originals)
Star Lovers “Asem De Ye So” Boafo Ne Nyame (Hot Casa Records)
Tony Mason “Groove City” La Noire 10: Groove City (Doghouse and Bone Records)
13th Amendment “Hard To Be In Love” Eccentric Soul: Omnibus (Numero Group)
Khruangbin “Summer Madness” Late Night Tales: Khruangbin (Late Night Tales)

February 16, 2021

Nocturnal is unprocessed freeform radio delivered Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. on WSCA. Featuring new music and hubbub from then & now. Thanks for listening. Audio archive and playlist follows…


Michael Garrick Septet featuring Joe Harriott “Vishnu” At Short Notice (Jazz In Britain)
William Parker “Blessed” Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World (AUM Fidelity)
William Parker “Rossellini” Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World (AUM Fidelity)
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger “Equinox” Force Majeure (International Anthem)
Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes “Plantains” Heritage of the Invisible II (International Anthem)
Altın Gün “Yüce Dag Basinda” Yol (ATO Records)
Professor Longhair “Go to The Mardi Gras” Soul Jazz Records Presents New Orleans Funk 3 (Soul Jazz)
Lonnie Holley “Here I Stand Knocking at Your Door” Just Before Music (Dust-to-digital)
SPARKLE DIVISION “You Ain’t Takin’ My Man” To Feel Embraced (Temporary Residence)
Carla Bley “Beautiful Telephones – Pt. 1” Life Goes On (ECM)
Laraaji “Through Luminous Eyes 2” Through Luminous Eyes (All Saints Records)
Michael Chapman “Landships” Window (Bucks Records Limited)
Alostmen “Kologo (feat. Wanlov the Kubolor)” Teach Me (Strut)
Rob Noyes “Pishamares” Arc Minutes (Vin Du Select Qualitite)
Maggie Nicols “Shadow and Light Source Both” Creative Contradiction: Poetry, Story, Song, & Sound (Cafe Oto)
Brian Eno “No One Receiving” Desert Island Selection (EG Records)
Ghost “Hazy Paradise” Hypnotic Underworld (Drag City)
Plankton Wat “Nightfall” Future Times (Thrill Jockey)
Earth “Cats on the Briar” Full Upon Her Burning Lips (Sargent House)
Alain Bellaïche “Reggae and Western” Sea Fluorescent (Asylum Records)

January 26, 2021

Here we are at the end of January (already) and it’s my first radio show since 2016, where I wasn’t worried about what the U.S. President might do. It’s nice to relax, even for just a few hours and play some great sounds. And of course, thank you for listening. Audio archive and playlist below…


Magnetic Fields “‘Heroes'” Crash Course for the Ravers: A Tribute to the Songs of David Bowie (Undercover Records)
Asteroid #4 “Losing Touch With My Mind” A Tribute To Spacemen 3 (Rocket Girl)
SUSS “Home” Promise (Northern Spy Records)
Marcel Duchamp “Erratum Musical” The Creative Act (Sub Rosa)
Comus “The Herald” Song to Comus: The Complete Collection (Castle Music)
Legendary Pink Dots “Disturbance” Maria Dimension (Caciocavallo)
Leonard Cohen “You Want It Darker” You Want It Darker (Columbia)
Sun Ra “Where Pathways Meet” The Blank Generation: Blank Tapes NYC 1971-1985 (Strut)
Red Fiction “Laceration” Visions of the Void (Tzadik)
Thomas Koner “Des Rives (avec Yann Beauvais)” Zyklop (Mille Plateaux)
Pulseprogramming “Oh’ Halo (1984 Penny for Your Loafer Mix)” Compiled (Aesthetics)
Trembling Blue Stars “Abba On The Jukebox” A Certain Evening Light (Shinkansen)
Slowdive “Miranda (Album Version)” Pygmalion (Sony Music UK)
Lola “Wax The Van (Jon’s Dub)” Wax The Van 12″ (Jump Street Records)
Lito Barrientos y Su Orquesta “Cumbia en do Menor” 12 Bombazos Bailables (Vampisoul)
Cul de Sac “Doldrums” China Gate (Thirsty Ear)
Bill Callahan & Bonnie “Prince” Billy “Deacon Blues (feat. Bill Mackay)” (Drag City)
Negativland “No Business” No Business (Seeland)
Gang of Pork “Off Gallivanting” Eerie Bazaar (Eerie Materials)
The Evolution Control Committee “Crybaby Duck” (Eerie Materials)

January 19, 2021

It’s the last day of doom. Here’s some delicate listening that requires your full attention. Let’s spend some thyme together. Thank you for listening.


Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas “You Make Me Feel Brand New” Force Majeure (International Anthem)
Patricia Brennan “Blame It” Maquishti (Valley of Search)
Neil Charles “2” LOW and BEYOND (Cafe Oto)
John Truscinski “August Closer” Bridle Path (Cafe Oto)
Tristan Perich & Douglas Perkins “Drift Multiply: Section 1” Tristan Perich: Drift Multiply (Nonesuch)
Beatrice Dillon “Workaround Three” Workaround (PAN)
Rebecca Foon “Ocean Song” Waxing Moon (Constellation)
Moor Mother “Act 1 – Working Machine” Circuit City (Don Giovanni Records)
Lon Moshe & Southern Freedom Arkestra “Love Is Where the Spirit Lies” Love Is Where the Spirit Lies (Strut)
Wendy Eisenberg “The Moon” Auto (Ba Da Bing!)
Still House Plants “Getting Murky” Fast Edit (Bison Records)
Numün “Tranceport” Voyage Au Soleil (Musique Impossible)
Anna von Hausswolff “Sacro Bosco” All Thoughts Fly (Southern Lord)
Psychedelic Source Records “Sky Jam II” Finalizing 2020 Compilation (Psychedelic Source)
Ali Akbar Khan “Zila Kafi” Bear’s Sonic Journals: That Which Colors the Mind (Owsley Stanley Found.)