April 20, 2021

Afternoon fun on the radio — It’s 4/20? Nocturnal Afternoons is unprocessed freeform radio delivered each week on WSCA and available on Mixcloud. Featuring new music and hubbub from then & now. Audio archive and playlist follow… Thanks for listening.

PLAYLIST

Yo La Tengo “You Can Have It All” from And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out (Matador)
Galaxie 500 “here She Comes Now” from This Is Our Music (Rough Trade)
Velvet Underground & Nico “Run Run Run” from The Velvet Underground & Nico (Polydor)
The Beatles “For You Blue” from Let It Be… Naked (Capitol)
Bee Gees “I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You” from Idea (ATCO)
The King Pins “I Won’t Have It” from R&B Hipshakers Volume 3 – Just a Little Bit of the Jumpin’ Bean (Vampisoul)
Dub Syndicate “sizzle bud” from Fear of a Green Planet Shanachie
Peter Tosh “Reggaemylitis” from Wanted Dread and Alive Parlophone UK
The Matadors “You’ll Be Mine” from Get Down From The Tree (Slez dolů ze stromu) (Munster)
Jorma Kaukonen & Jack Casady “Turnaround” from Before We Were Them June 28, 1969 (Owsley Stanley Foundation)
Traffic Sound “Yesterday’s Game” from Traffic Sound (Munster)
Ken Nordine “Green” from Colors (Snail Records)
Buddy Holly  “Not Fade Away” from Roots of the Grateful Dead (Shanachie) 
Roy Ayers “Soulful & Unique” from 2 (Jazz is Dead)
Siria “Ventinho do norte (mamba)” from mestre cupijo e seu ritmo (Analog Africa)
Richard Thompson “1952 Vincent Black Lightning” from Rumor and Sigh (Capitol)
Sandy Denny “It’ll Take a Long Time” from Sandy (Spectrum UMC)
Bill MacKay & Nathan Bowles “Joy Ride” from Keys (Drag City)
William Parker “Dancing at the Savoy” from Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World (AUM Fidelity)
Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt “Raag Bageshree” from Galaxy of Strings (SICCD)

April 13, 2021

My weekly radio program has moved to Tuesday afternoons at 4pm EDT. Nocturnal Afternoons is unprocessed freeform radio delivered each week on WSCA and available on Mixcloud later on. Featuring new music and hubbub from then & now. Audio archive and playlist follow… Thanks for listening.

PLAYLIST

Jose Carlos Schwarz & Le Cobiana Djazz “Na Kalonia” Lia Ki Di Nos (Hot Mule Records)
Gülistan “Nazmiye” Oriental Groove (Hot Mule Records)
Yta Jourias “Adome Nyueto” Togo Soul 70 EP (Hot Casa Records)
Lito Barrientos y Su Orquesta “Cumbia en do Menor” 12 Bombazos Bailables (Vampisoul)
Afrosound “La Danza de los Mirlos” Historia Musical: 40 Exitos (Vampisoul)
João Donato, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad “Forever More” 7 (Jazz is Dead)
Djinn “Love Divine” Transmission (Rocket Recordings)
Sven Wunder “Black Iris” Eastern Flowers (Light In The Attic)
Sonoko “Wedding With God (À Nijinski)” Somewhere Between: Mutant Pop, Electronic Minimalism & Shadow Sounds of Japan 1980-88 (Light In the Attic)
Field Works “In the Gloaming” Cedars (Temporary Residence)
William Tyler “Big Sky Waltz” New Vanitas (Merge Records)
Indigo Sparke “Colourblind” Echo (Sacred Bones Records)
Cassandra Jenkins “New Bikini” An Overview Phenomenal Nature (Ba Da Bing!)
Lake Mary “Sweet Midwester” Sun Dogs (Full Spectrum Records)
Bobby Lee “Enchanted Mesa” Origin Myths (Tompkins Square)
Cory Hanson “Bird of Paradise” Pale Horse Rider (Drag City Records)
Skip Spence “Cripple Creek” Oar (Columbia)
Wild Pink “You Can Have It Back” A Billion Little Lights (Royal Mountain Records)
Wilco “Jesus, Etc.” Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (Nonesuch)
Pearls Before Swine “Rocket Man” The Use of Ashes (Reprise)
Pentangle “A Maid That’s Deep in Love” Cruel Sister (Polydor)
Adrianne Lenker “two reverse” songs (4AD)
Haley Heynderickx “The Bug Collector” I Need to Start a Garden (Mama Bird Recording)
Gnoomes “Sine Waves Are Good for Your Health” Mu! (Rocket Recordings)

April 6, 2021

Just like you, I’m also doing some spring cleaning and moving the weekly radio program to Tuesday afternoons, beginning on Tuesday, April 13 at 4pm EDT. Nocturnal Afternoons is unprocessed freeform radio delivered weekly on WSCA. Featuring new music and hubbub from then & now. Audio archive and the playlist follow… Thanks for listening.

Pavel Milyakov & Bendik Giske “Untitled 4” Pavel Milyakov & Bendik Giske (Smalltown Supersound)
Philippe Sarde “Epernay sous la pluie” César et Rosalie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Transversales Disques)
Fairport Convention “I’ll Keep It With Mine” What We Did On Our Holidays (Universal)
Six Organs of Admittance “Somewhere in the Hexagon of Saturn” The Veiled Sea (Three Lobed Recordings)
Gwenifer Raymond “Hell for Certain” from Strange Lights over Garth Mountain (Tompkins Square)
Lake Mary & Oxherding “Traces of Water” With the Windows Open (Distant Bloom)
Willie Dunn “O Canada!” Creation Never Sleeps, Creation Never Dies: The Willie Dunn Anthology (Light in the Attic)
poor horse “Goodbye Shadow, Hello Moon” Crookhollow and Variations (Clever Little Fox)
Glenn Jones “Flower Turned Inside-Out” from Fleeting on Thrill Jockey
Godspeed You! Black Emperor “A Military Alphabet (five eyes all blind) [4521.0kHz 6730.0kHz 4109.09kHz] / Job’s Lament / First of the Last Glaciers / where we break how we shine [ROCKETS FOR MARY]” G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! (Constellation)
Metallica “To Live Is to Die” …And Justice for All (EMI)
Ryley Walker “The West Wind” The West Wind – Single (Tompkins Square)
Jackson C. Frank “Blues Run the Game” American Troubadour (Mooncrest Records)
Curtis Liggins & Indications “What It Is?” Eccentric Soul: Omnibus (Numero Group)
Little Willlie John “My Nerves” R&B Hipshakers: Teach Me to Monkey (Vampisoul)
Baby Huey  “Hard Times” The Baby Huey Story  (Rhino)
Billy Gayles “Take Your Fine Frame Home” Trail Blazer: Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Guston Records)
Kippie Moketsi & Hal Singer “Hang On There” Blue Stompin’ (We Are Busy Bodies)

March 23, 2021

Springtime in the 603 is upon us! A lil’ bit rockabilly and a lil’ bit country tonight. It don’t matter, right? Nocturnal is unprocessed freeform radio delivered Tuesday evenings on WSCA. Featuring new music and hubbub from then & now. Audio archive and playlist follows… Thanks for listening.

Playlist

Hasil Adkins “No More Hot Dogs” Out To Hunch (Norton Records)
The Kiwis “Peter Gunn Stomp” Weird A Go Go (Doghouse and Bone Records)
Keetie and the Kats “Way Out” Weird A Go Go (Doghouse and Bone Records)
The Ricochets “Devil’s Highway” Devil’s Highway EP (Diablo Records)
Les Six Trognes “Rockabilly” Rock Rock Rock French Rock n’ Roll 1956-59 (Born Bad Records)
White Stripes “Truth Doesn’t Make a Noise” De Stijl (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
The Driving Stupid “Fast City!” Horror Asparagus Stories (Sundazed Music)
Clint Briggs “Me and Bobby McGee” Garland Records: Pacific Northwest Snuff Box (Garland Records)
Larry Cartell “Girl in Gold Boots” Girl in Gold Boots (Modern Harmonic)
The Bushmen “You Really Got Me” The Bushmen (Beatrocket)
Curley Jim & The Billey Rocks “Rock’n’Roll Itch” Miami Rockabilly (Ace Records)
Wanda Jackson “Let’s Have a Party” In the Middle of a Heartache
Reverend Horton Heat “Hog Tyin’ Woman” Whole New Life (Victory Records)
Elvis Presley “Big Boss Man” Clambake (Original Soundtrack) (RCA)
Dale Rocka and The Volcanos “Give Me A Whiskey!” Jump into the Midnight Ball (Doghouse and Bone Records)
Faron Young “Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young” The Complete Capitol Hits of Faron Young (Capitol)
Johnny Horton “Honky Tonk Man” The Essential Johnny Horton (Columbia)
Johnny Cash “Big River” Johnny Cash At Sun (Total Records)
Eddie Cochran “Somethin’ Else” The Best of Eddie Cochran (EMI)
Los Jets “La Pecosita” Lección de Twist (Munster)
Geronimo Black “Her Love Brings a Glow” Freak out Phantasia (Munster)
Unknown “I’m Gonna Destroy That Boy” I’m Gonna Destroy That Boy (Munster)
The Shadows “Man Of Mystery” In This Issue on (Cappo Digital)
The Pretty Things “You Don’t Believe Me” Get the Picture? (Madfish Music)
Black Sabbath “Wicked World” Black Sabbath (Warner Records)
The Electric Prunes “Smokestack Lightning (Live at The Concert Hall, Stockholm, 14 December 1967)” Stockholm 67 (Live)
Foo Fighters “No Son Of Mine” Medicine At Midnight (RCA Records)
The Cave Singers “Dancing on Our Graves” Invitation Songs (Matador)
Old 97’s “I’m A Trainwreck” The Grand Theatre Vol. 2 (New West Records)
Middle Brother “Blue Eyes” Middle Brother (Partisan Records)
The Reconstructed “Great North Wind” Great North Wind (Time-Is-Love-Recordings)
My Morning Jacket “Hopefully” At Dawn (Darla)

March 16, 2021

Spring into Spring with me! It’s only 4 days away… Nocturnal is unprocessed freeform radio delivered Tuesday evenings on WSCA. Featuring new music and hubbub from then & now. Audio archive and playlist follows… Thanks for listening.

Playlist

King Force and his Forces “Vulani Munango” MakongaTsohie Reggi (Umsakazo)
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou “Houzou Houzou Wa” The Skeletal Essences of Afro Funk, Vol. 3 (Analog Africa)
Itadi “Ye, Ye, Ye” Inye (Hot Casa Records)


SPARKLE DIVISION “You Ain’t Takin’ My Man” To Feel Embraced (Temporary Residence)
Gary Bartz “The Message” Gary Bartz JID006 (Jazz Is Dead)
Malcolm Ross “Heroes & Villains” Caroline Now! The Songs Of Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys (Marina Records)
Vashti Bunyan “Winter Is Blue” Some Things Just Stick In My Mind (Rogue Records)


Bill Taylor & His Arizona Cowboys “Sugar Moon” Boppin’ Acetates Coast to Coast (Collector Records)
Red Belcher & The Kentucky Ridgerunners “I Ain’t Gonna Let Old Satan Turn Me ‘Round” Hillbillies in Hell Vol. 3 (Omni Recording Co)
Symphonie Orchestra “Stroganoff Cha Cha” The World is a Party Vol. 1 (Doghouse and Bone)
Eddie Moore “Sleeping in the Cellar” Boppin’ Acetates Coast to Coast (Synergie)
Merrill Jay Singers “Wreck Of The Old 97” Songs Of The Railroad (Master Classics Records)
Esquivel “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” Exploring New Sounds Stereo (Rarity Music)
Walter Wanderley “Os Grilos” Batucada (Verve)

The Chicks “Hucklebuck” from The Sound of the Chicks [Mono] (Sundazed Music)
The Feminine Complex “I Don’t Want Another Man” Livin’ Love (Sundazed Music)
Female Species “Till The Moon Don’t Shine” Till The Moon Don’t Shine b/w Sooner Or Later (Numero)
The Chicks “I Want You to Be My Boy” The Sound of the Chicks (Sundazed Music)
Le Tigre “Deceptacon” Le Tigre (Mr. Lady Records)
Bratmobile “Cherry Bomb” Pottymouth (KILL ROCK STARS)
Waxahatchee “Fire” Saint Cloud (Merge)

Friends Of Dean Martinez “The Shadow Of Your Smile” The Shadow Of Your Smile (Sub Pop)
Brokeback “Another Routine Day Breaks” Field Recordings Cook County Water Table (Thrill Jockey)
Tortoise “Along the Banks of Rivers” Millions Now Living Will Never Die (Thrill Jockey)
Grant Green “Ezz-Thetic” Solid (Blue Note)