Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Important iTunes info re Polyvinyl Craftsmen

As of Friday 18th April Mevio will no longer host podcasts. As all of our shows up to #129 were uploaded via Mevio it looks like they will no longer be available on iTunes after that date.

If you want to download any PVC shows you should do it quickly as they may all be gone by Friday.

Shows from 35 onward and our Church of Thee PVC shows are here:

From this Friday all future shows will be hosted by Podbean and will be available from iTunes.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 129

Happy Friday people! The sun's shining on the Thames Delta this morning and it looks like being a good weekend. Here is this week's selection of songs courtesy of, Laggers, Miggins and myself, hope you find something you've never heard before to float your boat and soundtrack your weekend.

Download it here.

Thee songs:
Eggs At Night – Damaged Bug
Can’t Get Away – Chain & the Gang
Dead Energy – Thee Oh Sees
Acting Strange – Blank Realm
The Awakening of Edmund Hirondelle Barnes – The Len Bright Combo
SPAZZ – The Elastik Band
If I’m in Luck I Might Get Picked Up – Betty Davis
Whip the Booty - -Andre Williams
Plastic Cowboy - The Yummy Fur
Try It Again – Jeffrey Lewis
Get That Heart – White Denim
Picture of Health – Parquet Courts
Fireball – Cyanide
Collission Boogie – The Jim Jones Revue
Harnessed In Slums – Archers of Loaf
Mansize (demo) – PJ Harvey
Doldrums – Fungi Girls
Golden Apples – Country Teasers
Mouth Mountain – Holy Wave
Call the Police – Oblivians
Antitaxi – La Femme
Drive By Buddy - The Black Lips
Super Kiwi – Yo La Tengo
Underground VKTM – Bobby Conn
Frightened – The Fall
Ince Ince – Selda
She Don’t Use Jelly – The Flaming Lips

Collage imagery this week again provided by Emma Perry.

Friday, 4 April 2014

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 128

Welcome back Laggers after an extended absence. We've missed him and his tunes and know you have too. Hear straight from the horse's mouth where he's been, shocking news indeed!

You can download it here if you feel the urge.

This week's selection:
Animal Party – King Khan & BBQ Show
Lips – Micachu and the Shapes
Shark Fucks – Tronics
When We Comin’ Through – The Herms
Your Face – Kelley Stoltz
Backwards Bird Inc. – Morgan Delt
Out of My Mind On Dope and Speed – Julian Cope
Touch the Leather (Redux) – The Fat White Family
Sleepwalker - Thee American Revolution
Inner Babylon – Sons of Kemet
Happy But On My Way – The Beets
Alfômega – Caetano Velosa
Circuito Chiuso – Armando Sciascia
Mary Jane – Slim Twig
Year of the Dog - Fuck Buttons
Kill the Poor – Dead Kennedys
Make You Mine – Black Lips
I Wonder – Brittany Howard & Ruby Amufu
Someone Great - LCDS Soundsystem
Blue Moon – Beck
Everything’s Roses – The Fire Engines
Tick – Ween
Swag – Ty Segall
Movie Head – Sic Alps
Northern Sky – Nick Drake
Little Bit of Rain – Fred Neil
She Used to Love Me A Lot – Johnny Cash

Thanks again to Emma Perry for this week's collage image.

Friday, 28 March 2014

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 127

Here you go PVC folks, transmission 127 choc-ful of aural nuggets from genres far and wide. Yer download is here.

This week's songs:
Tire Shop Part 2 – King Lee featuring Quintron
Friday Night, Saturday Morning – Nouvelle Vague
Daydream – The Lovin’ Spoonful
Guajura Sicodélica – Los Destellos
Rudy, A Message to You – Dandy Livingstone
Like A Rolling Stone – The Soup Greens
Melt Away – Max Romeo
Please try to Understand – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
While I’m Away – The Skee Brothers
Glendora – The Downliners Sect
Sic Bay Surprise – Damaged Bug
California Über Alles – Dead Kennedys
The Rabbit’s Nose – Shannon and the Clams
Hog’s Jaw – Thee Headcoats
Demolicion – Los Saicos
Out of this World – Gino Washington and the Rochelles with the Atlantics
In A Young Man’s Mind – The Mooney Suzuki
Don’t Dictate – Penetration
Yeah – The Lovers
Venus – The Violence at Noon
The Gift – The Velvet Underground
Happy When It Rains – The Jesus and Mary Chain
Bulldog Skin – Guided By Voices
Where Have All the Bootboys Gone – Slaughter and the Dogs

*Thanks to Emma Perry for this week's image*

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 126

It's been a sad week in garageland with Monk's Gary Burger, The Stooges' Scott Asheton and Randy Alvey all leaving us. There is a track from each of them on transmission 126 along with other selected nuggets. 

Here's the download.

Thee Songs:
Oh, How To Do Now – Monks
Green Fuz – Randy Alvey and the Green Fuz
T.V. Eye – The Stooges
Evergreen – The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Downloading Porn With Davo – Moldy Peaches
Rollercoaster By the Sea – Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
Jumpin’ Jive – Cab Calloway
Down In the Park – Tubeway Army
Freedom of ’76 – (Shaved Dog Mix) – Ween
Bomb Disneyland – The Fat White Family
No Genetic Engineer – Lost Sounds
Not Tonight – The Black Belles
Paranoia – Step-Panther
G.W.D. – Thee Michelle Gun Elephant
Fight Test – The Flaming Lips
Visit Colonel – Thee Oh Sees
Love Comes In Spurts – Richard Hell and the Voivoids
The Hanging Garden – The Cure
Johnny Too Bad – Slickers
(Do The) Mashed Potatoes – Nat Kendrick and the Swans
Say Mama/Race With the Devil – The Fall
Japanese Cowboy – Ween
You Ain’t Alone – Alabama Shakes
The Way It Goes – Gillian Welch

Friday, 14 March 2014

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 125

This week we've got songs from a pre-ZZ Top Billy Gibbons, a pre-Dexy's Kevin Rowland, a song that's been given an Irish sex change, a song that's more familiar when sung by Laurel and Hardy and plenty more..........

Download it all here.

Thee songs:
99th Floor – The Moving Sidewalks
We’re Gonna Love – Sir Winston and the Commons
Tell Her – The Movement
Sidewalking (John Peel Session) – The Jesus and Mary Chain
She Power – Primal Scream
Loose (Take 2) – The Stooges
The Big Belly Giant – Tandoori Knights
Oh No, My My – Michael Yonkers
Little Miss Mary – Vilas Craig
Let’s Lynch the Landlord – Dead Kennedys
I Don’t Care – The Boys
Johnny Won’t Get To Heaven – The Killjoys
Ain’t No Deal – Black Lips
Mountain – Bazooka
Nous Etions Deux – La Femme
I’m A Creepy Guy – The Bumps
Trail of the Lonesome Pine – Link Wray
A-Bone – The Trashmen
Pretty Suzanne – Monks
Brompton - Mowbird

Friday, 7 March 2014

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 124

Hello PVC people, this week's show is a little shorter than usual as we are lacking the talents and record box of Laggers. Plenty of new tunes to tickle your ear buds.

Download it here.

Thee songs:
Touch the Leather – The Fat White Family
Language School – Tours
Happy Active Horse Organ – Mowbird
Suppose They Give A War and No One Comes – The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On) – Lee Dorsey
I Won’t Be Your Fool – Melvin Davis
Giving Up the Gun – Vampire Weekend
Long Distance Love – Manufactured Romance
Satellite – Sultan Bathery
Jet Plane – Venus Ray
What Presence?! (Extended Version) – Orange Juice
Kicker Conspiracy – The Fall
Gloves for Garbage – Damaged Bug
Schadenfreude – Wax Idols
Plague of All – Cult of Dom Keller
Green Fuz – The Lemonheads
Silence Kit – Pavement
Drunk on Love – Epsilons