The Paul Slavens Show: Live blog for Nov. 21, 2010

Greetings, y’all.
Hope you had a great week and are looking forward to a fun Thanksgiving.
Got some interesting music this week, and you can help future shows be fun by giving me some music suggestions. Just let us know where we can find the music by leaving links if possible. Or maybe you need help finding a song or artist. In any case, this is where to leave polite comments and music suggestions.
New to me this week: Brian Mcbride, Willy Mason and Sergio and Odair Assad

Tonight’s set list:

Charlotte Gainsbourg, “La Collectionneuse,” IRM
Beastie Boys, “The Gala Event,” The Mix-Up
The National, “Bloodbuzz Ohio,” High Violet

Marvin Gaye, “Ain’t That Peculiar,” Number 1′s
Four Tet, “She Just Likes To Fight,” There Is Love In You
Norah Jones featuring Dolly Parton, “Creepin’ In,” …Featuring Norah Jones
Gorecki, “Requiem Für Eine Polka for Piano and 13 Instruments,” Henryk
Górecki: Life Journey

The Band, “Ophelia (2001 Digital Remaster,” Greatest Hits
Bjork, “The Anchor Song (LP Version),” Debut
Brian Mcbride, “Toil Theme Part 3,” The Effective Disconnect
Oscar D’León, “Lloraras,” 15 Exitos De Oscar D’León

Joanna Newsom, “Easy,” Have One On Me
The Meters, “Cissy Strut,” The Very Best Of The Meters
Joe Jackson, “Steppin’ Out,” Steppin’ Out: The Very Best Of Joe Jackson
Inara George with Van Dyke Parks, “Idaho,” An Invitation
Lowell George, ”Cheek to Cheek (Album Version),” Thanks – I’ll Eat It Here

Shugo Tokumaru, “Green Rain,” Exit
Belle and Sebastian, “Write About Love,” Write About Love
Daniel Folmer, “Amelia,” Danny Rush and the Designated Drivers
Röyksopp, “Miss It So Much,” Junior
Willy Mason, “Oxygen,” Where The Humans Eat

MGMT, “Weekend Wars,” Oracular Spectacular
Sergio and Odair Assad,” Bailo Malandro,” Alma Brasileira
Aimee Mann, “Calling It Quits,” Bachelor No. 2

CocoRosie, “Hopscotch,” Grey Oceans
Sonic Youth, “Superstar,” If I Were A Carpenter
Janelle Monáe, “Dance Or Die (Feat. Saul Williams),” The ArchAndroid
Lawrence Welk, “Bubbles In The Wine,” The Best Of Lawrence Welk

  • paul slavens

    I am here and ready for your love transmissions

  • Lucas

    Yeah, the National is inoffensive, but not exciting. But thanks for playing it. Any Boredoms?

  • Sarah

    Thanks for playing something off the Mix-Up. I don’t listen to a lot of instrumental stuff either, but when i do it either the Mix-Up or something by Explosions in the Sky!

  • Sarah

    Oh also, I’m SOO glad Willy Mason is on your new this week list! Do you think you’re going to play something by him tonight? Maybe Oxygen? Or Where the Humans Eat?

    Thanks for reading so closely to user comments!

  • Joseba

    The National, I’ve heard that track a number of times on a different webstation. I thought it was a little too common place for this show. How ’bout some vintage Dan Hicks circa 1970s, Something off the “Last Train to Hicksville” would be nice.

  • Rich

    How about something by Edie?
    And/or anything by Jean Michel Jarre.

  • paul slavens

    I have not [played any boredoms
    I think I checked em out and felt kinda the same way I do about the National, however, that just means I need to check em out again.
    any specific songs that you think will tickle my fancy?

    I am playing something off the Humans eat here record, I believe.

  • listener mark

    P, enjoying yr mix this evening(especially the Four Tet.) Here’s a couple of suggestions that I found on the Free Music Archive this week:

    “dublab “Open Wide” Proton Drive theme” (by Lucky Dragons)
    http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lucky_Dragons/~/dublab_mp3_363

    “OB & ChaCha” (by People Like Us)
    http://freemusicarchive.org/music/People_Like_Us/Beware_The_Whim_Reaper_1995/01_OB__Cha_Cha

  • Reg

    Enjoying the show Paul.

  • Ron Bulla

    Greetings Texas Friends- I really liked your opening song, Paul. Lately I’ve been listening to “Darkness” by Peter Gabriel http://www.last.fm/music/Peter+Gabriel/Up and “Sour Times” by Portishead. Also anything by Centro-matic http://www.last.fm/music/Centro-matic?ac=centro-

  • Ron Bulla
  • paul slavens

    muchos dankes for the links and suggestions
    I love it.

  • Reg

    Didn’t know Gorecki had died. Thank you for the music.

  • Paul

    J Paul:
    I have been listening to the latest release, High Violet by The National, and really enjoying it. Like Joseba, was just thinking about Last Train to Hicksville, It’s Not My Time To Go, Dan Hicks. Also, a Texas thing, B.W. Stevenson, On My Own. He’s been gone 22 years now, still miss him. Used to see him play at the old Rubaiyat Club in Dallas. RIP Henyrk Gorecki.

    Listening via internet in Ruidoso.

  • http://www.binkhalidsonicpolution.com/blog Harvey

    might be a vampire
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnbrseDjCcs.
    might not be released yet.
    Well here’s another great band from Mexico I been diggin on

  • paul slavens

    thanks for the ideas
    Ruidoso, sounds delightful
    can you see stars?

  • Paul

    It’s the milky way every night, like you can’t imagine.

    pf

  • Aaron

    Hi Paul, thought you might like to hear this band from Lincoln, Nebraska – “The Killigans”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhcgKHRXk3k

  • John

    Thanks Paul for the lovely Thai music!!!!!!! Jingarit Jingarit sings so sweet. Jingarit sings sweet because of the dew he eats. :) Jingarit is Thai for cricket… hehe

  • John

    sorry i spelled it wrong cricket is jingreet

  • Sarah

    Alright! Thanks!

  • paul slavens

    thanks everyone for tuning in and saying hi

  • Ed in Arlington

    Good playlist tonight J. Paul Slavens.