Friday, 27 September 2013

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 104

So, this week we not only have 27 cracking songs to tickle and arouse your earholes, we also have the answers to our covers quiz from show 100.

To listen to all the goodness and find out how you got on you can download here.

If you'd rather listen while reading the tracklisting and the quiz answers below, here you go:

This week's playlist:

Hey Willy – Shannon and the Clams
Licorice Root & Chamomile Tea – King Lollipop
The Power – Shannon and the Clams
Help Out – Thee Headcoatees
Who Are You? – Ty Segall
The Criminal Inside Me – RL Burnside
Bobo Boogie – Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds
Cave In Italy – Subsonics
Tomboy – Acid Baby Jesus
Rocket USA – Suicide
Secret Surprise – Joanna Gruesome
It’s My Life – The Hammersmith Gorillas
Roxanne’s Revenge – Roxanne Shanté
Push th’ Little Daisies – Ween
Shake Shake – White Denim
Dear Dark J – J.C. Satan
Zed the Mythical Goat – Bazooka
Psycosis V – Los Peyotes
Sugar On Top – The Dirtbombs
Blue Bayou – Roy Orbison
Big Time – Rudi
Freestylin’ – Grey Boy
Funnel Of Love – The Fall
Preaching the Blues – The Gun Club
Moanin’ At Midnight – Howlin’ Wolf
The Wall – Hapshash and the Coloured Coat
Poor Man’s Prison – Gene Vincent

...and here are the competition answers, cover artist first, then song title followed by original artist. To find out who won you'll have to listen to the show!

1. The Briefs, Come DancingThe Kinks
2. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, In The Ghetto, Elvis Presley
3. Renegade Soundwave, Can't Get Used To Losing You, Andy Williams
4. Psychic TV, Good VibrationsThe Beach Boys
5. Teenage Fan Club, Like A VirginMadonna
6. The Cute Lepers, Lonely BoyThe Professionals
7. Ronnie Spector, You Cant Put Your Arms Around A Memory, Johnny Thunders (bonus point for guest vocalist Joey Ramone)
8. J Mascis, CircleEdie Brickell
9. Mary Weiss, Stop & Think Its OverCompulsive Gamblers
10. Brian Auger Trinity, Green OnionsBooker T and the MG's
11. The Specials, You're Wondering NowAndy & Joey
12. The Lemonheads, LukaSuzanne Vega

Friday, 20 September 2013

PVC #100 competition closing Sunday

We are closing the covers quiz we ran to celebrate our 100th show on Sunday night. I know there are some of you out there who have started but not sent your answers in, so look lively, you've only got until the end of the weekend. 

You're not going to need to get 100% to win so don't be put off by the fact you don't know 'em all.

Here's what the winner will get.

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 103

Songs. 27 of them. All of them are mighty good. Listen to them. Download them. Come back next week and listen to some more. Good.

The Songs
Te Amo – Los Saicos
Slow Down – Jack Earls
The Rats Revenge Part 1 – The Rats
Call the Police – Oblivians
Raised Eyebrows – The Feelies
Neverminding – Hooded Fang
Jack On Fire – The Gun Club
Mater – Sic Alps
Please Stop Fucking Each Other – Country Teasers
Little Toys On a Shelf – The Pharmacy
A Foreign Play – Lost Sounds
Motorhead Mit Mir – Nobunny
Twist & Shout – The Cramps
I Just Don’t Understand – Ann-Margaret
I Wanna Go Home – Shannon and the Clams
That Man – The Fall
Circle – Wild Man Fischer
Bomb Disneyland – The Fat White Family
Run To Your Mama (Hookworms Remix) – Goat
Tenement Kid – Primal Scream
You and Me – Strange Boys
Willow Weep For Me – Pete Molinari
Faraway Land – J.C. Satan
I Told You So – The Hussy
Too Deep – Gang Starr
Tell Me (What’s On Your Mind) – Allah Las
CIA Man - Fugs

Friday, 6 September 2013

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 102

Banana Splits or Animal Kwackers? Which slightly psychedelic fluffy animal men in suits band do you prefer? Were you an HR Pufnstuf fan? Anyone seen the Japanese Ultraman TV show? There's something undeniably appealing about watching men lumbering around in rubber or furry costumes in today's CGI dominated landscape.

What's that got to do with this week's show you might be wondering? Nothing really apart from the last song being the classic Tra La La Song by The Banana Splits. Here's your download, have fun.

The songs
Up And At Them – The Living Eyes
Editions of You – Roxy Music
Ain’t It Fun – Rocket From The Tombs
Double Line – Heavy Trash
No Pussy Blues – Grinderman
Straighten Out – The Stranglers
Brother Gog – Tony King
Winter’s Warm – Eddy Current Suppression Ring
The Rock – Atomic Rooster
If You Want This Love – The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
Futterman’s Rule – Beastie Boys
Innocent Little Doggie – George Coleman
Hey Orpheus – Make Up
Quiet – Ian Dury and the Blockheads
Jackpot – The Roulettes
Mud In Your Eyes – Hunx and his Punx
When I Get Off – DMZ
You Are My Sunshine – The Ted Taylor Four
What A Waster – Adam Green
The Alarm – Coachwhips
Cream of the Young – The Fat White Family
Hot Wax – Beck
Just Drums – Tapes ‘n Tapes
Born On The Floor – Make Up
September Gurls – Big Star
Monk Chant (Live) – The Monks
The Tra La La Song – The Banana Splits