Thursday 23 November 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 25 Redux

Reissue. Back to September 2011 for this week's dig in the vaults. 

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Thee Songs:
Shake – Pink Grease
Can’t Stop the Spring – Flaming Lips
Hold Me Tight – King Khan & BBQ Show
Monkey Man – Baby Huey & the Babysitters
Teen Age Thugs – Sonny & the Sunsets
Happy Hill – Cheeseburger
Revenge of the Hammond Connection – Primal Scream
JU-87 – Primal Scream
Star – Primal Scream
Mars, Arizona (DFA Remix) – Blues Explosion
Outside My Area – Klang
Don’t Like People – Country Teasers
Tear the Club Up – The Dirtbombs
Scary – Mad Capsule Markets
Wilmot’s Last Skank – Sabres of Paradise
Save Your City – Radio 4
Why Won’t You – The Rogers Sisters
White Cross – Sonic Youth
Wrong Place, Right Time – The Fall
Warning Sign – Talking Heads
My Boyfriend’s Learning Karate – Thee Headcoatees
Fight Fire – The Embrooks
Time Will Tell –Paul Messis
The Poet’s Dream – Pete Molinari
Big Gay Heart – Lemonheads
My Business – The Pharmacy
Red Light, Green Light – The Fresh & Onlys

Thursday 16 November 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 510

You can hear the songs that magically disappeared from last week's show (Miggins wasn't pissed, honest) plus eighteen more. The tree speaks!

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Thee Songs:
Rushing the Acid Frat – Stephen Malkmus
The Invisible Dog – Electralane
Splendid Sun – Trees Speak
Marriage – The Bug Club
Hold the Line – Melin Melyn
Bolmyndd – Pys Melyn
Message to Planet Earth – Solid Gold ft. Alexander Love
Black Dog – Jesse Winchester
Hot Milk – Jackie Mittoo
Gloryhallastoopid (Pin the Tale on the Funky) – Parliament
Tent – Bonzo Dog Band
Garden of Earthly Delights – The United States of America
Tikho – Good News
Buzzzzz – Jimmy Gordon
Your Bleeding Heart – Say She She
Leave My House – The Modds
Mount Everest – Butterflies of Love
I Have… Saccharine Trust
Cold Light of Day – Lewsberg
Dog Door – Sparklehorse
Probably A Metaphor – Dimitri
Ronnie – The David Tattersall Group
Manzanar – Channel 3
She’s A Heartbreaker – Gene Pitney
Peppermint Girl – The Smashing Times
Songs Wrought Wrong – Ubiquitous Meh!
I Believe in Bugs – Ivor Cutler

Thursday 9 November 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 509


I'm a minger, you're a minger too... Gremlins hit this week's show, 9 songs seem to have disappeared. A full review will be had and the guilty party stripped of privileges for a week. Amateurs!

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Thee Songs:

Mr Fingers – Brainiac

Do the Monkey With James – Perry & the Harmonics

The 900 Number – The 454 King

Hellmouth – Lambchop

Medication Blues #1 - Reigning Sound

Rushing the Acid Frat – Stephen Malkmus

Mae Rhywyn Wedi Dwyn Fy Nhrwyn (Someone’s Stolen My Nose) – Y Tebot Piws

Hello Sunshine – Super Furry Animals

Undegsaith – Y Niwl

Language of Love – Adriano Celentano

While Digging Through the Snow – Whitney K

Yekermo Sew – Mulatu Astatke

Gizew Honeshyna – Alemayehu Eskete

Don’t Make Me Cry – Frankie Lee

Dig Myself A Whole – Charlie Feathers

Sad Sad Feet – Cate Le Bon

Nos Ddu – Heather Jones

Cream of the Crop – No Choice

Friday 3 November 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 18 Redux


Back to July 2011 for an exhumed transmission 18. 

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Thee Songs:
The Crusher – The Novas
Action Time Vision – Alternative TV
Date With Doug – Wild Billy Childish & the Members of the British Empire
Sugar Devil – Steve Hooker
River Deep Mountain High – The Saints
I Can’t Pretend – The Barracudas
Dr Dupree – Wilko Johnson Solid Senders
Family Tree – Black Lips
Tidal Wave – Thee Oh Sees
Something 4 the Weekend – Super Furry Animals
Old Fashioned Shoe Shine – Left Lane Cruiser
Whole Lotta Love – Ike & Tina Turner
One Meat Ball – Veronica Sbergia
Doug Yule’s Velvet Underground – Darren Hayman
Tell the Devil – Swampmeat
The New Breed (Part 1) – Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm
Nothing Conquers Us – Goodnight Loving
Original Mixed Up Kid – The Tennessee Tearjerkers
Friendly Ghost – Harlem
Bang – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
T.V. Eye – The Stooges
Florida – Grandaddy
North American Scum – LCD Soundsystem
Heaven – The Rapture
D.D Reg Reg – The Dirty Lungs
The Hair Song – Black Mountain
Misty Water – The Kinks

Friday 27 October 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 508


Lovely mixed bag for you this week, play it to someone new, make their weekend.

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Thee Songs:
The Contract Man – Bullet
Still Foggy – Minami Deutsch
Rotten to the Core – Rudimentary Peni
Cecile – Eden Auf Erden
Age of Consent – New Order
So Pitted – Sandy Pussy
The Man Whose Head Expanded – The Fall
Dog Door – Sparklehorse
Jailhouse Rock – Eilert Pilarim
Fizzy Barf – Andrew Hung
Essor Assure – Visible
Ace of Spades – Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed and the True Loves
In the Light of the Miracle – Arthur Russell
Ballad of Easy Rider
Plastic - Juju and the Space Rangers
Fixin’ to Die – Dave Ray
Kensington – Richard Swift
David’s Head – A. Savage
All That I Am – The Belbury Poly
The Rebel Kind – Dino, Desi & Billy
The Projects (P Jays) – Handsome Boy Modelling School fest Trugoy and Del
Deer Island – Yot Club
Banana Walk – Dub Specialist
Bewitched -Beat Happening
La Ventana – Los Doltons
Git Me – Selda
Stewball – Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs

Friday 20 October 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 507


For the young scene...

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Thee Songs:
Fresh New Eyes – Brainiac
Kind Ghost – Sparklehorse
Coming Home – Dexys Midnight Runners
La La La La  Gene Def Con – Gene Def Con
Jam Jam Children – Sugar Minott
Living Inside – Cut Worms
Rivers of Mind – Rose City Band
Through the Garden – Lewsberg
To The East – Electralane
Held – Spoon
No Flag – Elvis Costello
The End of Asia – Ryuchi Sakamoto
Corona – Minutemen
Young Scene – Carnaby Street Orchestra and Choir
Nothing Gonna Stop – The Folk Implosion
Goon – Osees
Radium One – Sauveur Mallia
Waiting For A Train – Pete Molinari
Waski Przelyk Wicoryba – Bizony
Sarah Jane, Part II – Dennis Driscoll
Falling Rain – Link Wray
Angela – Bill Callahan
Naked Patients – Happyness
Pamphlets – Squid
Heads Or Tails – Booker T. and the M.G.’s
Respect Yourself – Mack Rice
Fragments of Fear – Johnny Harris

Thursday 12 October 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 506


Love bumps all round, feel it?

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Thee Songs:
Mr Clean (Live) – The Jam
How Do You Make Me Feel – Delilah Holliday, Baxter Dury, Etienne De Crecy
Jenny Ondioline Part 2 – Stereolab
Wild Wild Summer – Hazel Nuts Chocolate 
少年 – Maki
I’m A Lost Time – Lily
It Will Never Stop – Sparklehorse
Foxes – Silk Cuts
Sad Eyed Lady – The Clean
From Never To Once – Lewsberg
Two Strangers – Whitney K
The Organization – The Herms
Nurse! – Bar Italia
Another Bubble – Robin Hitchcock and the Egyptians
Alive – Hanni El Khatib
A Human Certainty – Saccharine Trust
Athens At Night – H. Hawkline
Love Bump – Lone Ranger
Chicken Skin Planet – Beach Surgeons
Get Innocuous – LCD Soundsystem
Alone Again Or – Love
Eat Your Hot Dog Boy – Tomorrow’s Keepsake
Dr Handy’s Dandy Candy – Jim Ford
Why Can’t I Stop – Shintaro Sakamoto
Jesus Gave Me Water – The Soul Stirrers
Cyclades – Buck Meek
Fee Fi Fo Fum – Leo