Sunday Special

Sunday Special Playlist – March 3rd 2013 – Dennis Palmer and The Shaking Ray Levis Tribute

Hosted and programmed by Andy Pierce. Produced by Keith Lee and Chris Campbell.
Show Description:

Hour 1:

Off the album “False Prophets or Dang Good Guessers” by Shaking Ray Levis

  • “The Popcorn Gomer”
  • “Rev Jim’s Belly”
  • “Quarrelsome Brother Love”
  • “Sunday School Breakfast”
  • “Green-Eyed Lovely Chimp”
  • “Big for My Size”

Off the album “Boss Witch” by Shaking Ray Levis

  • “Sir Yes Ma’am”
  • “Gee-gaw’n Dixie”

Off the album “Short In The U.K.” by Beresford / Palmer / Stagner / Turner

  • “Our World As We Know It”

“Ceolacanth” by Shaking Ray Levis and Borbetomagus
“Smells Like New World Odor” by Size Ten Jaw
“ssshikepoke” by the Shaking Ray Levis and Jack Wright from “Mighty Risen Plea” Compilation

“Hell” by Frank Pahl from “The Romantic Side of Schizophrenia”
“Stuffed Angelica” by Frank Pahl

“Let the Little Sunbeam In” by Derek Bailey, Amy Denio and Denis Palmer from “The Gospel Record”
“ASAP Wings” by Hinds / Palmer / Stagner

Hour 2:

“ASAP Wings” by Hinds / Palmer / Stagner [Continued from Hour 1]

“Catfish Night” by Shaking Ray Levis live at Lamar’s with Derek Bailey on guitar, March 1999

Unreleased material with intro by Bob Stagner
“Fishers of Wolfmen” by Dennis Palmer, Bob Stagner, and Frank Pahl

  • “loup garou”
  • “hombre lobo”
  • “okami yasha”
  • “oboroten”
  • “spiritum lupus”

“1988 Song” from WREK Compilation (Produced in 1996-1997 by WREK Staff, led by Hormuz Morina’s effort)
“21st Century Schizoid Man” from Live @ WREK Destroy All Music show, July 28th, 1993

3 to 4 selections from the album “Mayor of the Tennessee River” by David Greenberger and the Shaking Ray Levis

R.I.P. Dennis Palmer

WREK pays tribute to Dennis Palmer and The Shaking Ray Levis

dennis-palmerJoin us Sunday, March 3rd, on WREK 91.1 FM as we pay tribute to Dennis Palmer and the Shaking Ray Levis. Dennis Palmer passed away suddenly on February 15th.

Conceived by Dennis Palmer and Bob Stagner in 1986, Shaking Ray Levis has been a guiding light with their Southern Ol’ Time Avant-Garde sound and a dominant force in the Chattanooga arts scene for decades.

Improvising with a who’s who of world-renowned musicians and artists such as; Rev. Howard Finster, Borbetomagus, Derek Bailey, Eugene Chadbourne, David Greenberger, Amy Denio, Davey Willams and LaDonna Smith, the Levis were also a formidable duo who struck sparks whenever and whenever they played.

We’ll cover as many aspects of the breadth and depth of their career as time allows – including some rare live and unreleased recordings!

So join us Sunday March 3rd at 7:00PM on 91.1 FM or If you miss the live airing, you will be able to listen to the show for up to a week later via WREK’s online archive.

Update Monday March 4th: The show has aired and is now in the WREK archive!

Stream the show to your computer:

The web link above will expire at 7pm next Sunday, March 10th.

Thanks to Andy Pierce for putting the show to together, and to Keith Lee for helping with production. And special thanks to Bob Stagner for his surprise appearance, insight on the performances, and general good words.

R.I.P. Dennis Palmer.

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Crescendo Molto – February 17, 2013

“Ripples in the Fabric” by Bells & Whistles
“The lights weren’t that bright, but our eyes were tired” by Industries of the Blind
“Kardusen” by pg.lost
“Good Morning, Captain” by Slint
“Empty Sets” by Turritopsis Nutricula
“Fine” by Turritopsis Nutricula
“The Man With the Hammer” by Leech
“A Hail of Bombs” by Red Sparowes

Untitled Track 2 by Ornaments (From their 2004 promo)
“Summer’s Orange Haze” by Our Ceasing Voice
“A Dark Day with Night” by Junius
“TMA-1″ by Rosetta
“Ara Caeli” by Toundra
“Heaven” by Loraine
“Metals of Callisto” by Capillaries

World Prog Show Setlist 2/10/2013

Time | Artist | Song | Album
7:02:00 | Mog Rocket | Cryptic | Tooth and Nail
7:08:00 | Cazuela De Condor | el duende y la serpiente | pasion, panico, locura y muerte
7:15:00 | The Flower Kings | Dissonata | The Flower King
7:26:00 | Derek Sherinian | El Flamingo Suave | Mythology
7:32:00 | Symphony X | Masquerade | The Odyssey
7:38:00 | Gordian Knot | A Shaman’s Whisper | Emergent
7:41:00 | Agam | Brahma’s Dance | Music the Agam Way
7:46:00 | Aghora | Formless | Formless
8:00:00 | Gru | Nubella | Cosmo Genesis
8:06:00 | Bad Salad | Dawn of the Machine | Uncivilized
8:21:00 | Miguel Hernandez and the Sons of Zappa | Neon |
8:36:00 | Metal Clone X | Overture de Mix | Live Performance
8:44:00 | Semantic Saturation | Stardust | Solipsistic
8:51:00 | X Japan | Rusty Nails | Trance X
8:57:00 | Gordian Knot | Fischer’s Gambit | Emergent


This is our 3rd annual MEME show!

oh my dayum (five guys)
he-man fabulous secret powers
chocolate rain
numa numa

combination pizza hut and taco bell (wallpaper remix)
thrift store
ain’t nobody got time for that
benny lava

banana song
nick offerman bacon beat poetry
leekspin (techno remix)
bacon pancakes
double rainbow
double rainbow (main remix)
milk and cereal

call me maybe (cover by tay zonday)
the duck song
bed intruder
mr rogers – garden of your mind
can’t hug every cat
GTG’s – “The Ratio”