Archive for March, 2012

Electric Boogaloo Playlist for 03.15.12

Beware, the Ides of Funk, y’all… Below, you can check out last week’s setlist in a a handy textual format. Yours truly, the Blue-Eyed Soul Brother, put it down, so pick up the stream here! or embedded in the Electric Boogaloo home page. The next Electric Boogaloo is only a few hours away!!

This week (3/22), we’ve got a special guest in-house to spin his wares: the one and only DJ Mathis Hunter (aka Bimbi Garraux, of Noot d’ Noot fame) will be dropping science like Newton dropped the apple. You can also check his monthly Time Release dj set at Sauced this Friday 3/23. And definitely check out the Noot d’ Noot jam in The Basement this weekend.

Mathis Hunter

With no more ado, here is the list.

Playlist for 03/15/12:

  • Artist – Title
  • Parliament – Funky Woman
  • Bob James – Night on Bald Mountain
  • New Mastersounds – King Comforter
  • Slave – Baby Sinister
  • Lonnie Liston Smith – Journey Into Love
  • Soul Rebels Brass Band – 504
  • – Portishead – Threads
  • Brass Construction – Talkin’
  • Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – Better Things
  • Bill Summers – Come On Out
  • El Michels Affair – Yennicita
  • Quincy Jones (feat. Bill Cosby) – Hikky Burr
  • – Chicha Libre – Sonido Amazonico
  • The Soulphonics feat. Ruby Velle – My Dear

– playlist also posted live on Twitter.

And, just in case you missed out on the latest What’s Up with What’s Going Down!, posted some weeks back, click that link for plenty of funk coming through town in the near future.

Continental Drift for March 19, 2012 — Morocco

Ah, the sweet, soothing sounds of North Africa. The Kingdom of Morocco really knows what they’re doing! Whether it’s in the streets or in the dance clubs, the rhythms of this ethnically diverse nation are enough to make tonight’s program an unforgettable one. Join DJ Felipe in exploring this mysterious and fascinating country’s music in a language we can all understand: the language of music.

You can listen to the world on Continental Drift! Every Monday night from 10 PM until midnight Eastern Time. The playlist for this episode is below.

01) “First Guerrera” — Sufi Brotherhoods & Street Musicians
02) “Tah Lil” — Moustapha Bourgogne
03) “Zahri Filhoub Klile” — Youmni, Baraka Show
04) “First song performed by Berber street musicians” — Sufi Brotherhoods
05) “Nelhagha” — Youmni Rabii
06) “Baba Mimoun (Father Mimoun)” — Altaf Gnawa Group
07) “Khamsa we Khamsine” — Chalf Hassan, Mohammed Chalf, Ahmed Essaisse
08) “Barman” — Cheb Mimoun
09) “Mimouna” — Altaf Gnawa Group
10) “Ca Va Pas Du-Tout” — Najat Aatabou
11) “Rah Chebabi” — Cheb Mimoun
12) “Wlad Houmti” — Hanino
13) “Aliya Belimine” — Najat Aatabou
14) “Fado Al-Mu’tamid” — Amina Alaoui
15) “Bania” — Hassan Hakmoun
16) “Bashraf Nawa Athar” — Hicham Chami, Catherine Alexander
17) “Lilou brasilia” — Rajae El Mouhandiz
18) “Jilala Wedding Procession” — rec. by Paul Bowles

Celtic/Gaelic Hour – March 19

1st Episode of WREK’s new show featuring the music of Ireland, Scotland, and other Celtic countries.

  • Bean Phaidin/ Paidin’s Wife – Lasairfhiona ni chonaola
  • Jig Songs – Dervish
  • Dirty Old Town – The Pogues
  • Neil Flaherty’s Drake – Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem
  • Red is the Rose – Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy
  • Rocky Road to Dublin – Dubliners
  • The Wild Mountain Thyme – Corries
  • Wha Wadna Fecht for Charlie – Corries
  • Arthur McBride – Planxty
  • Shanagolden – Sean Dunphy
  • Whiskey You’re the Devil – Galen Crader
  • Come Out Ye Black and Tans – Wolfe Tones
  • The Foggy Dew – Sinead O’Connor
  • Lord of the Dance – Irish Rovers
  • Parting Glass – Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem

Back Alley Pork Roost – March 18

- The Faded Coat of Blue – Buell Kazee
- Little Girl and the Dreadful Snake – Stanley Brothers
- Break My Heart Again – Cadillac Sky
- Barbara Allen – Buell Kazze
- I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow – Soggy Bottom Boys
- Waitin’ Around to Die – Townes Van Zandt
- Butcher’s Boy – Buell Kazee
- I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Hank Williams Senior
- Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool – Loretta Lynn
- Salty Dog – Bill Long
- The Mountain Whippoorwill
- Old Riverman – Nashville Bluegrass Band
- Black Hawk Waltz – Herman Johnson
- Wildwood Flower – The Carter Family
- Jerusalem Ridge – Tony Rice
- Poor Boy Blues – Blind Thomas
- The Storm That Struck Miami – Fiddlin John Carson

WREKtacular Artist Spotlight: Brainworlds

Brainworlds follows the Chamber Cartel and starts WREKtacular off with meditative sounds that delve deep into the subconscious to explore the hidden relationships between the micro and the macro. Towering waves of electric harmony are the vessel in which the journey from myopia is made. Catch him at WREKtacular on Saturday, March 31st at the Goat Farm!