Space and The Mars Rover Landing 2021

Perseverance. Tonight’s Twisted Groove celebrates the Mars Rover landing. The first two sets feature fun space songs. The third set features a mix of Eno’s Apollo/For All Mankind records. The final set mixes The The’s record: Moonbug.

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FULL SHOW

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

David Bowie : Space Oddity : David Bowie

Beach House : Space Song : Depression Cherry

Belle & Sebastian : A Space Boy Dream : The Boy With The Arab Strap

Man Or Astro-Man : Super Rocket Rumble : Deluxe Man In Space EP

MGMT : We Care : We (Don’t) Care EP

Rolling Stones : 2000 Light Years From Home : Their Satanic Majesties

Moby : We Are All Made Of Stars : 18

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Flaming Lips : Approaching Pavonis Mons By Balloon (Utopia Planitia)

Kraftwerk : Spacelab : The Man Machine

Komputer : Valentina : The World Of Tomorrow

The Prodigy : Out Of Space : Experience Expanded

Klaatu : Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft : 3:47EST

Monty Python : Galaxy Song : Monty Python Sings

Frank Zappa : Dwarf Nebula Processional March : Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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Brian Eno : Under Stars : Apollo

Brian Eno : UStars : Apollo

Brian Eno : The End Of A Thin Cord : For All Mankind

Brian Eno : Silver Morning : Apollo

Brian Eno : Over The Canaries : For All Mankind

Brian Eno : Strange Quiet : For All Mankind

Brian Eno : Waking Up : For All Mankind

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The The (Matt Johnson) : The Evening Star : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Leaving Earth : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Electric Moonlight : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Butterfly Wings : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Earth Rise : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : The Forbidden Planet : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Alien Tongues : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : God’s Audience : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Blind Spirit : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Coming Home : Moonbug

Valentine’s Eve 2021

Tonight’s Twisted Groove falls on Valentine’s Eve. Dana and Angus help create a wonderfully diverse and fun show.

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Full Show

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Karen O and The Kids : All Is Love : Where The Wild Things Are Soundtrack

The Zombies :  Time Of The Season : The Odyssey & The Oracle 

Avalanches with Johnny Marr and MGMT : The Divine Chord : We Will Always Love You

The Velvet Underground : Guess I’m Falling In Love : Live MCMXCIII

Ty Segal :   Jump Into The Fire : Segall Smeagol

Pixies : Hey : Doolittle

Angel Olson : Shut Up And Kiss Me : 

Beatles : Savoy Truffle : White Album

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Ohio Players : Love Rollercoaster : Honey

Rick James (Feat. Ike Turner) : Love Gravy : South Park

Rufus Feat. Chaka Kahn : Sweet Thing : Rufus Feat. Chaka Kahn

Tom Tom Club : Genius of Love  (Club Mix) : EP

Beastie Boys : Hey Ladies (Spinifex Edit) : Paul’s Boutique

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Bobby Bare Jr. : Valentine : From the End of Your Leash

The Go-Go’s : Skidmarks On My Heart : Beauty And The Beat

Daft Punk : Digital Love : Discovery

Dean & Britta  : Gingersnaps : L’Avventura 

Silver Jews : We Could Be Looking For The Same Thing : Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea

Cake : Love You Madly : Comfort Eagle

Squeeze : Another Nail In My Heart : Berberian Sound Studio

PJ Harvey : Send His Love To Me : To Bring You My Love

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Burt Bacharach & Elvis Costello : I’ll Never Fall In Love Again : The Spy Who Shagged Me

Bob Welch : Sentimental Lady : French Kiss

Claudine Longet : Make It With You : We’ve Only Just Begun

Style Council : The Paris Match : C afé Bleu

Todd Rundgren : We Gotta Get You A Woman : Runt

Patsy Cline : Your Cheating Heart : Single

Steve Miller : Take The Money And Run : KFOG Love From Archives 2011

Teenage Fan Club : Star Sign : Bandwagonesque

Alex Chilton : Sugar Sugar (Spinifex edit) : 1970

Black History Month Funk

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This week’s Twisted Groove salutes Black History Month with a super Funky show.

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Full Show

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Funkadelic : One Nation Under A Groove: One Nation Under A Groove

Salt-N-Pepa : Shake Your Thing : A Salt With A Deadly Pepa

Afrika Bambaataa : Mind Control : Avenue A Presents… Something Else

Sly And The Family Stone : Babies Makin’ Babies (alt version) : Fresh

Prince : God (Vocal Version) : Purple Rain (Deluxe)

Smokey Roberson : Quiet Storm : A quiet Storm

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Marvin Gaye : Inner City Blues (Make Me Want To Holler) : Live!

Betty Davis : Game Is My Middle Name : Betty Davis

Betty Wright : Clean Up Women : The Essentials

Booker T & The MGs : Mo’ Onions : Green Onions

Herbie Hancock : Fat Albert Rotunda : Fat Albert Rotunda

The Staple Singers : The Weight : Soul Folk In Action

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James Brown : Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved : In The Jungle Groove

Billy Preson : Outa-Space : I want A Simple Song

The Temptations : Papa Was A Rolling Stone : Anthology

Edwin Star : War : War And Peace

Ohio Players : Fopp : Honey

MFSB : K-Jee : Universal

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Isaac Hayes : Truck Turner : Truck Turner Soundtrack

Run-DMC : You Be Illin’ : Raising Hell

The Roots : Guns Are Drawn : The Tipping Point

Grandmaster Flash : White Line (Don’t Do It) long version : EP

Guru/Lonnie Liston Smith : Down The Backstreet : Jazzmatazz

Gil Scott-Heron : The Bottle : Winter In America

Lonnie Liston Smith And The Cosmic Echoes : Meditations (short edit) : Reflection Of A Golden Dream

Numero REACH

This week’s Twisted Groove I am featuring the Numero Group Records release REACH. I am also dedicating this show to my friend and fellow music lover DJ Phi who passed away this week. I play tracks from Lenny White, Fred Frith, Cassowary, Thundercat, Kamasi Washington, Broadcast, Tortoise, and many more.

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Full Show

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Lenny White: Dirty Boulevard : Enchanted Pool Suite (Edit) : REACH

Ascending Wave:  Modulation Del Sol : REACH

Steve Tibbetts : Red Temple : A Man About A Horse

Fred Frith : Part V Rivers and Tides : Rivers and Tides

La Rhonda LaGette :   Thou Art With Me : REACH

Bob Siebert : Rain (Spinifex Extended Mix) : REACH

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Myth : Batang Frisco : REACH

Cassowary : Belt Notch : Cassowary

Thundercat : It Is What It Is (Feat. Pedro Martins) : It Is What It Is (2020)

Kamasi Washington : Truth (Spinifex Extended) : Harmony of Difference

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Hour 2

A.R.T. Wilson : Past Life Regression : REACH

Tortoise : The Clearing Fills : The Catastrophist (2016)

Masumi Hara : To Live In The Sea : REACH

Pater Gabriel :  Intruder (Instrumental) : New Blood

Broadcast : A Breeze Through the Bruford Spur : Berberian Sound Studio

Broadcast : The Equestrian Vortex : Berberian Sound Studio

Broadcast : Beautiful Hair : Berberian Sound Studio

Broadcast : Malleus Maleficarum : Berberian Sound Studio

Suse Millema : Open Heart / Hawk Belly (Spinifex Extended Mix) : REACH

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Alex Johnson : The Kiss : REACH

Jane Birkin et Serge Gainsbourg : La Décadanse : Di Doo Dah

Calvin Keys : Touch : REACH

Sun Ra : Sleeping Beauty : Sleeping Beauty

Reach : Gold Dust Twins : REACH

Radioheadology

This week’s Twisted Groove I am celebrating the Radiohead record Kid A. In October 2000, Kid A had its 20th anniversary. In the early 2000s it was in frequent rotation on Twisted Groove. I feel this album was pivotal. So we celebrate that by playing a bunch of Radiohead and other related sounds.

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Full Podcast

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Radiohead : Everything In It’s Place : Kid A

Lali Puna : Everywhere & Allover : Tridecoder

Susanne Sundfør : Lilith : The Brothel

Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra : Stars And Rockets : single

Kelly Lee Owens : Melt! : Aluminum Tunes : ON EP

UNCLE : Rabbit In Your Headlights : Psyence Fiction

Jonny Greenwood : You Were Never Really Here Mix : You Were Never Really Here Soundtrack

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Radiohead : Subterranean Homesick Alien : OK Computer

Clinic : Monkey On Your Back : Monkey On Your Back EP

Harmonia & Eno : Atmosphere : Tracks And Traces

Thom Yorke : Cymbal Rush : The Eraser

Other Lives : Tamer Animals (Atoms Of Peace Remix) : Single

Can : Thief (Spinifex Extended Mix) : Delay

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Radiohead : Backdrifts (Honeymoon Is Over) : Hail To The Thief

James Holden : Delabole : The Inheritors

Slint : Washer : Spiderland

Thom Yorke : Twist (Rag & Bone Version) : Osingle

Luke Abbott : Flux : Translate

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Radiohead : Just : The Bends

Radiohead : Thinking About You : Pablo Honey

Radiohead : Videotape : In Rainbow

Radiohead : Punchdrunk Lovesick Singalong : My Iron Lung EP

Radiohead : The National Anthem : I Might Be Wrong

Radiohead : Exit Music (For A Film) : WBBC Raio 1 Sessions

Radiohead : Motion Picture Soundtrack (Spinifex Mix) : Kid A

Free(form) America

This week’s Twisted Groove consists of a variety of music styles. I start the show out with local artist Ben Montgomery and continue with other Indie/Electronic choices. Beginning the second hour I spin a groovin set of Afro Funk. Then ending the show with some more Indie/Electronic goodness. I play tracks from Stereolab, Angelique Kidjo, Com Truise, BOSQ, Drugdealer, Matmos, Arto Lindsay, Caribou, Blood Orange, Zero 7, Ikebe Shakedown, Daktaris and more…

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Full Podcast

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Ben Montgomery : Morning After : Playlist

Drugdealer : Wild Motion : Raw Honey

BOSQ : Bad For Me : Celestial Strut

Shuggie Otis : Ice Cold Daydream : Freedom Flight

Stereolab : Metronomic Underground (Wagon Christ Mix) : Aluminum Tunes

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Matmos : This is… : Matmos

Zero 7 : Mono (feat. Hidden) : single

The Cinematic Orchestra : A Promise (feat. Heidi Vogel) : Single

Peter Chilvers/Jon Durant : Shifting Sands : Always Golden Sands

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The Daktaris : Eltsuhg Ibal Lasiti : Soul Explosion

Ikebe Shakedown : Last Stand : Stone By Stone

Ibibio Sound Machine : Wanna Come Down : Doko Mien

Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra : Chroniques Martiennes : Pulsion

Ancient Astronauts : Oblivion (feat. Azeem) : Orion Nebula Remixes

Angelique Kidjo : Crosseyed And Painless : Remain In Light

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Arto Lindsay : Ilha Dos Prazeres : Cuidado Madame

Caribou : Mars : Our Love

Blood Orange : On The Line : Cupid Deluxe

Com Truise : Valis Called (Control) : Wave 1

Yann Tiersen : Koad (Wood) : All

Relaxing Into 2021

For the first Twisted Groove of 2021, I wanted to ease into the year. I play a relaxing blend of music styles. You will hear tracks from Bang On A Can, Arvo Pärt, Brian Eno, Can, Four Tet, Gotan Project and more…

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Hour 1

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Bang On A Can : 1/1 : Music For Airports

Brian Eno : Stars (Spinifex Extended Mix) : ¡Esquivel!* – Apollo

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Bill Laswell Axiom Ambient : Flash In The Pan : Lost in the Translation

California Guitar Trio : Ciaccona : Yamanashi Blues

Brian Eno : Shadow : Ambient 4/ On Land

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Hour 2

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Arvo Pärt : Tabula Rasa Concerto For Two Violins, Prepared Piano and String Orchestra : Tabula Rasa

David Bowie : Moss Garden : Heroes

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Can : Animal Waves : Saw Delight

Four Tet : My Angel Rocks Back And Forth : My Angel Rocks Back And Forth EP

Gotan Project : The Man : Reset

Sinead O’Connor : Some Day My Prince Will Come : Stay Awake (Hal Wilner)

Tangerine Dream : Remote Viewing : Exit

Twisted Groove Christmas 2020

I don’t often do holiday themed shows but this year, prompted by my girlfriend, we created a Lounge, Indie, Soulful Twisted Groove show. Dana loves Christmas music and collects all sorts of quality releases. We play tracks from Grandaddy, Esquivel, Cocteau Twins, Claudine Longet, Jimmy McGriff, Fountains of Wayne, Staples Singers, Rilo Kiley, Nick Lowe and more…

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Hour 1

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Grandaddy : Alan Parsons In A Winter Wonderland : The Windfall Varietal

Esquivel : Jingle Bells Greetings From the Space-Age Bachelor Pad : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 : Christmas Songs : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition EP ¡Something Festive!

Staples Singers : Who Took The Mary Out of Christmas : Christmas Souls Stax

Margo Guryan : I Don’t Intend To Spend Christmas Without You : 25 Demos

Tracey Thorn : Hard Candy Christmas : Tinsel + Lights

Nick Lowe : Children Go Where I Send Thee : Quality Street

Phoenix w/ Bill Murray : Alone on Christmas Day : Single (A Very Murray Christmas)

Rilo Kiley : Christmas Cake : Maybe This Christmas Too?

Ray Anthony & His Bookends : Christmas Kisses : Single

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Fountains of Wayne : The Man In The Santa Suit : Out-of-State Plates

The Kinks : Father Christmas : Misfits

Pogues : Fairytale of New York : If I Should Fall From Grace With God

The Chieftans feat. Elvis Costello : St. Stephan’s Day Murders : The Bells of Dublin

Alex Chilton : The Christmas Song : Clichés

Jimmy McGriff : Santa Claus is Coming To Town/White Christmas : Christmas With McGriff

Albert King : Christmas Comes But Once A Year : Single Stax

Herb Alpert : Jingle Bell Rock : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition ¡Something Festive!

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Hour 2

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ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Claudine Longet : Snow : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition ¡Something Festive!

Cocteau Twins : Winter Wonderland : Snow EP

Esquivel : Frosty the Snowman : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

Lisa Mychols :XMass = Tyme² : Lost Winter’s Dream

Al Caiola & Riz Ortolani : Holiday on Skis : A Nostalgic Christmas – Chestnuts Roasting

Pretenders : 2000 Miles : Learning To Crawl

Ron Sexsmith : Maybe This Christmas : Maybe This Christmas

Queen : Thank God It’s Christmas : Single

Mel Torme : Glow Worm Christmas : Christmas Songs

Esquivel : White Christmas : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

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Lou Barlow : Glittery : Single

Polyphonic Spree : Happy Christmas (War Is Over) : Holidaydream: Sounds of the Holidays, Vol. One

Mack Rice : Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’ : Single

Graham Parker and Nona Hendryx : Soul Christmas : Christmas Cracker

Little Johnny Taylor : Please Come Home For Christmas : Single

Darlene Love : Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) : A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector

Khruangbin : Christmas Time Is Here : Single

Carpenters : Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas : Christmas Portrait

Esquivel : Auld Lang Syne (Adios From Esquivel!) : Auld Lang Syne (Adios From Esquivel!)

2020 Releases and Old Gems

This week’s Twisted Groove I play some random tracks released in 2020. For the most part I don’t do favorite lists so these are just tracks that were in my queue recently. I pepper that with some older gems. I finish off the show with some tracks from the recently departed Harold Budd.

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Hour 1

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Mick Harvey : Come Into My Sleep: One Man’s Treasure

Mark Lanegan : Brompton Oratory : Imitations

Sufjan Stevens : America : The Ascension

Blake Mills : Vanishing Twin : Mutable Set

Black Keys : Gold On The Ceiling : Electro-Vox Version

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Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds : Jubilee Street : Distant Sky Live EP

Paul Weller : Brushed : The Black Barn Sessions

Japandroid : Jack The Ripper : single

Phoebe Bridger : Chinese Satellite : Punisher

Sharon Van Etten : People Ain’t No Good : Triple J Like A

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Hour 2

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Bright Eyes : Mariana Trench : Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was

Lambchop : Golden Lady: Trip

James Elkington : Ever-Roving Eye : Ever-Roving Eye

My Morning Jacket : New Morning : Does Xmas Fiasco Style

Alex Izenberg : Requiem : Cavern Chateau

Fontaines D.C. : Dublin City Sky : Brixton Academy

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Lemonheads : Straight To You: Varshons 2

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds : Henry Lee : Murder Ballads

PJ Harvey : We Float : Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea

Harold Budd/Cocteau Twins : She Will Destroy You : The Moon And The Melodies

Harold Budd/Cocteau Twins : Why Do You Love Me : The Moon And The Melodies

Harold Budd/Brian Eno : An Arc Of Doves : Ambient 2/The Plateaux Of Mirror

Ambient with or without Beats

This week’s Twisted Groove we play all Ambient music. We start with Brian Eno’s track from 2015 The Ship. A very cool spoken word Ambient piece. That track is 21+ minutes long and I continue that trend of long tracks throughout the show. We play a total of 9 tracks in 2 hours.

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Hour 1

ARTIST TRACK ALBUM

Brian Eno : The Ship: The Ship

Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto : Mur : Revep

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Fred Frith : Part VII : Rivers and Tides

Pete Namlook and Atom : Outer Rotation : Jet Chamber II

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Hour 2

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Aphex Twin : Spots : Selected Ambient Works Volume II

LFO : Lost World: Peel Session

The Orb : The Weekend It Rained Forever : Abolition of the Royal Familia

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Moby : LA1 : Long Ambients1:, Sleep

Thomas Fehlmann : Scheiben : Gute Luft

Miles Davis Funky Dreamy Later

This week’s Twisted Groove we play all Miles Davis. The idea for the show was to play some of his last recordings and blend that with his Electric Funky and Dreamy work. We play tracks from Tutu, Decoy, Star People, Bitches Bew Box, In A Silent Way Box, On The Corner Box, Panthalassa and more.

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Hour 1

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Miles Davis : Don’t Lose Your Mind : Tutu (1986)

Miles Davis : That’s Right : Decoy (1985)

Miles Davis : Come Get It : Star People (1983)

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Miles Davis : Jean-Pierre (mid Edit) : We Want Miles Live (1982)

Miles Davis : Jabali : On the Corner Sessions 

Miles Davis : Maiysha [Edit] : Agharta

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Hour 2

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Miles Davis : Orange Lady : The Complete Bitches Brew Box Set

Miles Davis : It’s About Time : The Complete In A Silent Way Sessions

Miles Davis : Medley: Jean Pierre You’re Under Arrest Then There Were None [DB Extended Mix] : You’re Under Arrest (1985)

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Miles Davis : In A Silent Way / SHHH / Peaceful / It’s About Time : Panthalassa

Miles Davis : On The Corner Subterranean Channel Mix [DB Edit] : Panthalassa Remixes

David Sylvian and Related Sounds

This weeks Twisted Groove features the music of David Sylvian and artists who, in some ways, echo his sound. I’ve recently had him on my mind. An old friend from my home in New Hampshire shared with me a connection to David Sylvian. My friend’s son is dating the musician’s daughter.

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Hour 1

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Hour 1

David Sylvian : Before The Bull Fight : Gone To Earth

Steve Jansen Richard Barbieri : Sleepers Awake : Stone To Flesh

Mick Karn : Gossip’s Cup : The Tooth Mother

Japan: Burning Bridges : Gentlemen Take Polaroids

David Sylvian : When Poets Dreamed of Angels : Secrets of the Beehive

Mark Isham w/Bozzio, Pathrick O’Hearn : A Meeting With the Parabolist [Mixed into] : Castalia 

Jon Hassell : Power Spot : Power Spot

Holger Czukay : Atlantis : Good Morning Story

Mark Isham : A Meeting With the Parabolist – Reprise : Castalia

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Hour 2

David Sylvian : Brilliant Trees : Brilliant Trees

Bill Nelson : Dancing In The Wind : The Strangest Things: A Collection

Robert Fripp & David Sylvian : Darshan (The Road To Graceland) : Damage Live

Dalis Car (Mick Karn Peter Murphy) : Artemis  : The Waking Hour

Rain Tree Crow : Every Colour You Are : Rain Tree Crow

Polytown (David Torn, Mick Karn, Terry Bozzio) : Bandaged by Dreams/Palms for Lester : Polytown

Lonely Universe : Passenger : Lonely Universe

David Sylvian, Holger Czukay : Flux [Spinifex Edit Mix] : Flux Mutability