Friday, 20 January 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 260

Inaugurate this!

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Transmission 260
Have You Been Good To Yourself – Johnnie Frierson
I Wanna Go Back To Detroit City – Andre Williams
Trials, Troubles, Tribulations – Peter Stampfel & the Bottlecaps
Ladytron – Roxy Music
Monza (Rauf und Runter) – Harmonia
Sunday Girl #1 – Family Fodder
White Trash Hillbilly Trick – Peter Grudzien
Grand Canyon Line – Michael Hurley
Total Commitment – The Staches
Afterlife – Omni
No, No, No – Parquet Courts
Heathen Child (Andrew Weatherall Remix) – Grinderman
The Donald – A Tribe Called Quest
Religion – Public Image Ltd
I’m Watching You – Jay Reatard
Healthier Folk – Palehound
Real Girl – Plug
Quatrieme Episode – Fille Qui Mousse
My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains – Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
Lullaby For Frances – Ian Dury and the Blockheads
Wolf Gets Red Faced – White Fence
Personality Crisis (1973 Mercury Demos) – New York Dolls
Too Late – Cheap Time
Waterfall – Quintron
Black Train – The Gun Club
Cuckoo – Kristin Hersh
Typical American – The Goats

Friday, 13 January 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 259

If you found a fish in your percolator today, this show's for you.

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Thee songs: 
Crawfish – Jowe Head
Lousy Weekend – Daniel Johnston
I Don’t Want To Get Over You – The Magnetic Fields
Say Goodbye  - Stanley Brinks and the Kaniks
Peoples Park – Kelley Stoltz
Magnetic Moon – Crystal Stilts
If You Can’t Give Me Everything – Reigning Sound
Free Again – Alex Chliton
Jump They Say (Leftfield 12” Vocal) – David Bowie
Halfsharkalligatorhalfman – Dr Octagon
Zeinabou – Alkibar Gignor
Silhouette Fade – Lucas Trouble
New Age – The Velvet Underground
Here Comes the Cyborgs (Part 1) – Simply Saucer
Disposable Darling – Dick Johnson
Do the Ghost – The X-Men
It Was Wrong to Love You – The Jay Vons
Funnel of Love – Detroit Cobras
Laisser Tomber Les Filles – France Gall
Lesson 4 – DJ Shadow
Reformation! – The Fall
Loud & Proud – Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds
Don’t Make Me Cry – Frankie Lee
Do It Fluid – The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Steal Away – Jimmy Hughes
Use My Body – Mavis John
No Hits – Black Mountain

Friday, 6 January 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 258

2017 Go!!

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Transmission 258
Get Carter (Deadly Avenger Remix) - Roy Budd
Dandelion Seeds – July
Something To Lose – Brix & the Extricated
Underwear – The Magnetic Fields
Vampire Cerebral/Petit Serpent – Lucas Trouble
Swiss Air – Jowe Head
Small Talk – Wetdog
E Motel – The Clean
Miami Advice – Kimya Dawson
Transmissions – Sauna Youth
Long Distance Lover – Manufactured Romance
Wir Bauen Eine Neue Stadt – Palais Schaumberg
Let Me – Sun City Girls
Outburst – Wesley Willis
O, Nurse! – Country Teasers
Mary Jane – Slim Twig
Jammed Entrance – Thee Oh Sees
Who Let the Devil – The Fresh & Onlys
Fis & Funjee (Komi Ke Kenam) – Lantei Lamptey
Honey Time - Bloodshot Bill and Shannon
Lightning Express – The Everly Brothers
Ageing – Gonja Sufi
I’m A Streaker Baby – Arelean Brown
I Am A Gorilla – Wisbey
I Like London in the Rain – Blossom Dearie
Sha-La-La – The Shirelles
Eco Boogie – Jorgen Ingmann

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen's Most Played 2016

Happy new year PVC people, here's our countdown of the most played artists from 2016.

You've got this year's position first, last year's position in brackets and then the number of plays.

=10. (8) Jack Oblivian - 6 plays

=10. (0) Pere Ubu - 6 plays

=10. Captain Beefheart (10) - 6 plays

=9. Silver Jews (0) - 7 plays

=9. Ween (5) - 7 plays

=8. Billy Childish (8) - 8 plays

=8. Ty Segall (10) - 8 plays

=8. Smog (0) - 8 plays

7. Kelley Stoltz (0) - 9 plays

=6. Adam Green (6) - 10 plays

=6. Greg Cartwright (2) - 10 plays

=6. Danny Kroha (0) - 10 plays

5. Ben Wallers (4) - 13 plays

4. Ian Svenonius (10 with Make-Up) - 15 plays

3. The Wave Pictures (8) - 16 plays

2. The Fall (1) - 20 plays

1. John Dwyer (2) - 22 plays

........ and there you have it.

Friday, 30 December 2016

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 257

2016 is nearly done, a year to remember for all the wrong reasons. Here's our last show of the year, turn it up and have a happy new year from thee three Pauls.

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Thee songs:
Dirty Headlines (Jagz Kooner Mix) – Royal Trux
Shake the Foundation – Radio 4
Welwyn Garden City – Edwyn Collins
Fizz Nor Feedback – Twinkranes
Mae Rhywyn Wedi Dwyn Fy Nhrwyn – Y Tebot Piws
O My Soul – Big Star
This Will Be Our Year – The Zombies
3 Minute Rule – Beastie Boys
Sons of Temperance – The Fall
Ternek – Ersen
Now I Want to Hoover My Brain Clean – The Wave Pictures
Dr Finger – Danny and the Darleans
Mr Cool – Killer Kane Band
Dixie Fried – Luther James Dickinson
Satisfied Mind – Reverend Jennings
Little Baby – The Blue Rondos
Primitive – The Groupies
New Year – The Breeders
Let Go – Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers
My My – Reigning Sound
Moscow Nights – The Feelies
Liquid Hounds – The Sueves
Call the Zoo – The A-Bones
Slum Lord – The Detroit Cobras
The Phantom (It’s In There) – Renegade Soundwave
She Likes Me – Vita Noctis
Our Anniversary - Smog

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 256 (It's Xmess!)

Happy Christmas people, this week's show is kinda festive, and a day early. Crack out the mulled wine (or alcohol free alternative), grab some figgy pudding, slip into something sparkly and crank the volume up to 11.

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Thee Xmas List:
The Christmas Orphan – John Shuttleworth
Fama Allah – Idrissa Soumaoro at L’Eclipse
The 12 Days of Xmas – The Armpit
I’m Coming Home – The Almighty Defenders
Seed – Magpahi
What A Way to Die – The Pleasure Seekers
Hark the Herald Angels Sing – The Fall
Assault on Precinct 13 – John Carpenter
Your Reverie – Kelley Stoltz
Christmas Party – Brendan Hanlon & the Batmen
Millie Pulled A Pistol On Santa – De La Soul
Poor Moon – Canned Heat
O Caminho Do Bem – Tim Maia
Arauco – Robert Wyatt
I Cheated My Own Heat – Wild Billy Childish & the Chatham Singers
Feliz Navidad - El Vez
Who Made the Man? – Uranium Club
Stay Free – The Clash
Cut My Friend Down – Armand Schaubroeck
Little Star Of Bethlehem – Can
Fried Oyster – Baleine 3000
Nova Express – NGC4594
Cream Puff War – The Grateful Dead
Why Did You Put Me On – Notes From the Underground
I’ll Have A Merry Christmas Without You – Flat Duo Jets
Motherfist – Marc Almond
Blind Love – Jack Oblivian & the Sheiks

Friday, 16 December 2016

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 255


Welcome to show 255, a cornucopia of delights (and retro filth!) So for those of you with a nervous disposition, Tipper Gore or Mary Whitehouse enthusiasts etc. we recommend you hit the stop button after Thee Oh Sees unless you want to cum face to face with Babs. For those of you that enjoy the Babs experience you can find out more here.

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Transmission 255
Letsgetabitarockin – The 101ers
Break-a-way – The Detroit Cobras
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School – P.J. Soles
At the Station – Pow!
Cinnamon – Palehound
The Sad Skinhead – Faust
Grand Fraud – Weird War
Drop Out – The Herms
Cough Pills – Damaged Bug
Euthanasie – Les Olivensteins
Connais-Tu L’Animal Qui Inventa Le Calcul Integral? – Evariste
Teen Tonic – Pierre Henry
Critic – The Gaslamp Killer
Banana Fish – Shonen Knife
Pinball Machine – The Fall
Little Eddie Blues – Robert Cage
Goin’ Down South – R.L. Burnside
I’m A Man – Muddy Waters
Valley of the Jams – The Traditional Fools
A New England – Groovie Ghoulies
A Tale of Woe – Terry Hall & Mushtaq
Male Midwife – The Male Nurse
Girlfriend In A Coma – The Smiths
The Snake Man – G.G. Allin and the Criminal Quartet
Mad Dog – The Black Lips
Frankenstein Twist – Lost Sounds
Gelatinous Cube – Thee Oh Sees
Bonus Adult Content: Babs! (From Trunk Records’ “Flexi Sexy” compilation)