Friday, 13 October 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 296

Alright now, for all you boppers out there in the big city, all you street people for an ear to the action.................

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Thee songs:
Daddy’s Gonna Tell You No Lie – The Cosmic Rays
Better Half – Maceo & All the King’s Men
The Blimp – Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band
Signal Sign – Duds
Easy Ryder – Ty Segall & White Fence
I’m the One – Annette Peacock
Galaxies Like Grains of Sand – Hampshire and Foat
Danse De L’Enfant Et Le Roi Des Mouches – Jean Claude Vannier
Nobody Cares – Superorganism
Bound - The Fall
Ladies Underwear and Airline Socks – Dan Melchior’s Broke Revue
Rio – Terry
Goblin – Adam Green
Ode to the Goat Thank You – Ariel Pink
Piggy in the Middle – The Castillians
Descent Into the Maelstrom – Radio Birdman
Please Give Me Something – The Zantees
Pongs – The Sticks
Pasa el Tran – Los Mismos
Pappy Check – Medeski Martin and Wood
The Road Is Rough and Rocky – Danny Kroha
Cockroach – Charlie Feathers
Ghost Train – The Swanks
Death Cult Soap N’ Salad – Thee Almighty Defenders
Bill’s Bunker – Luke Haines
Rave Up – Bad Dream Fancy Dress
Charge - Renegades

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 295

Last dips in the Ds from Mr C and a global smorgasbord from Mr L and Mr M.

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Thee Songs:
What Does Your Soul Look Like Part 1 – DJ Shadow
Chills and Fever – Fabienne Delsol
Hush – Deep Purple
Télé, Après La Météo – Ferdinand
Leisurely Waiting – Debris
En Mi – Juan Wauters
Stick It Where the Sun Don’t Shine – Nick Lowe
Everything In Front Of You – Young British Artists
Two Dead Cops – Parquet Courts
Got It At the Store – Dickies
Bone Idol – The Drones
Punk Rock Girl – Dead Milkmen
French Kiss (Re-Layered) – Lil Louis
Combate A Kung Fu – Wganda Kenya
Mavi Sepet – Hayvanlar Alemi
That’s When It’s Worth It – Au Pairs
New Day – The Surfing Magazines
Sometimes A Pony Gets Depressed – Silver Jews
Baby What’s On Your Mind – The Downliners Sect
There There My Dear – Dexys Midnight Runners
Goodbye Cruel World – James Darren
Blowing Down – Digable Planets
Raw Optics – Oh Sees
Djama – Idrissa Soumaoro
Non-Sequitur Segues – Ariel Pink
Butterflies Drowned In Wine – Smog
Disposable Darling – Dick Johnson

Friday, 29 September 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 294

One hour, thirty three minutes and 42 seconds of ear candy.

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Thee songs:
One More Time – Charlie Feathers
It Makes You want To Cry – Buddy Ace
Garden of My Mind – The Mickey Finn
Karaoglan Almanya’da – Ozdemir Erdogan
Healthier Folk – Palehound
Tipp City – The Amps
Jump and Shout – The Dirtbombs
Barracuda – DMZ
It Looks Like You – Evan Dando
Another Weekend – Ariel Pink
She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own) – The 13th Floor Elevators
Owed T’Alex – Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
Ageing – Gonjasufi
Mastoul Alakefak – Aksak Maboul
Albert – Essential Logic
Dangerous Girls – Dangerous Girls
Hermits on Holiday – Drinks
Are ‘Friends’ Electric – The Dead Weather
Super – Neu!
Cakes In the Home – Crash Course In Science
Su Su – Kid Kongo and the Pink Monkey Birds
Caribou – The Pixies
Al Oeste – Juana Molina
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Melodians
The Weight – Jackie De Shannon
Goin’ Away – DM Bob & the Defecits
Baldie Beat – The Deacons

Friday, 22 September 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 293

Among other things this week's show gives a number of examples of the letter D in action. Other letters are also spotted in their natural habitats........

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Thee songs:
Treehugger – Antsy Pants
The Trip – Kim Fowley
Monkeys Versus Donkeys – Wild Man Fischer
The Voodoo Down – Miles Davis
I’ll Follow You – RL Griffin
Have You Been Good To Yourself – Johnny Frierson
Black History Month – Death From Above 1979
Rolling and Tumbling – Dr Feelgood
Baby I’m A King – The Devil Dogs
United States of Whatever – Liam Lynch
Burn Baby Burn – Stud Cole
Black Policeman – The Rebel
America – Bill Callahan
Pathos Prairie – Parquet Courts
New Day – The Surfing Magazines
Bamboo – Deers
Rock ‘n’ Roll Machine – The Donnas
Break-a-Way – The Detroit Cobras
Fuck Me Forever – Connie Lingus
The Young Will Overcome – The Family Jams
Allergic Reaction – Roya
Glory Hole – The Moonlandingz
Oh=oh La Lay – Abigails
Dinner Where I’m Staying – Ryan Sambol
Northern Sky – Nick Drake
No Longer A Sweetheart of Mine – Dillard and Clark
Depth Charge (Han Do Jin) – Depth Charge

Friday, 15 September 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 292

Lots of Ds this week!

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Thee songs:
New Rose – The Damned
Buzzbomb – Dead Kennedys
Sweet Gene Vincent – Ian Dury
9th Wonder – Digable Planets
The Reason Young People Use Drugs – Abner Jay
I Don’t Bother – The Staches
Stagger Lee – Pacific Gas and Electric
Tribal Thoughts – Nap Eyes
Crazy – The Clean
La Leçon De Gymnastique Du Professeur Dutronc – Jacques Dutronc
Jungle Walk – Dyna-Sores
Sneaking Sally Through the Alley – Lee Dorsey
Response – The Durutti Column
Gonna Rain - Baleine 3000
Glory – Terry
Now I Want to Hoover My Brain Clean – The Wave Pictures
Drover – Bill Callahan
Evermore – Grandaddy
Around the World – The Death Set
Mind Your Own Business – Delta 5
Dearest Darling – Bo Diddley
I Want It I Need It (Death Heated) – Death Grips
Mean Machine Chant/Mean Machine – The Last Poets
Alife – Robert Wyatt
Shoot – Sonic Youth
Afterlife – Omni
Leavin’ Here – Danny & the Darleans

Friday, 8 September 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 291

An updated trip up the last cul de sac...............

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Thee songs:
The Floor – Ty Segall
I’m A Man – The Beavers
Taxman – The Jackals
Love Won’t Leave You A Song – Greg Cartwright
La De Da – Link Wray
Zobi La Mouche – Les Negresses Vertes
Snout – Sleaford Mods
Dominican Girdles – Dana Bryant
Babies – Baxter Dury
Solimans Gamil – Egyptian Hip Hop
Feather Falling – Kelley Stoltz
Animated Violence – Oh Sees
Ascension – Jah Wobble & Diggory Kenrick
Birthday – The Sugarcubes
Wichita Lineman – Johnny Harris
Monkey to the Moon – The Coral
A Girl Like You – The Troggs
The Lord’s Chirp – Roya
Seven Eleven – Tommy McCook All Stars
Soul Sister – The Heptones
I’m So Thankful – Reigning Sound
Milkshake Baby – Jack Oblivian
Last Cul De Sac – Black Lips
Complicated Life – The Kinks
Death Letter – Son House
Shut Your Mouth – The Mummies
Gentleman – Fela Kuti

Friday, 1 September 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 290

Modern musical mathematics for malevolent mandroids.....

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Thee songs:
Disco Rough – Mathematiques Modernes
End Times – Roya
Reality Asylum – Crass
Cube Carrelage Blanc – Fix + Fertig
Enough said – Devo
Walking Against the Green Light – Kelley Stoltz
The Harem – Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz band
The Static God – Oh Sees
I, Bloodbrother Be – Shockheaded Peters
Snake Drive – R.L. –Burnside
Dextrous – Nightmares On Wax
Television, the Drug of the Nation – Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy
Soulsville – Isaac Hayes
Ob-La-Di – The Beatles
Dracula – Christine Pilzer
Only You – Steve Monite
Nzango – Africa Black
Quaker City – Bill Doggett
I Think I Need A New Heart – The Magnetic Fields
Fish Fight – King Khan & BBQ Show
Shut Up Woman – Bo Diddley
Never Enough – Oblivians
North Hollywood Microwaves – Pink Mountaintops
Jet In Jungle – Damaged Bug
Friday Night In Loughborough – The Wave Pictures
Baby Let’s Play God – Big Boys
Damned For Eternity – Brix & the Extricated

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 289

Look into my eyes........not around my will listen to this week's show........we've even made it a bit longer........just for lucky, lucky bleeder........

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Thee songs: 
Back to Nature – Fad Gadget
Sometimes – The Sexual Objects
Sound On Sound – Big Boys
Electric Are – Man Or Astroman?
Spock, with A Beard – Palm Skin Productions
Feelin’ Good – Jesse Mae Hemphill
Let Me Introduce You To The Family – The Stranglers
Jerusalem – The Fall
Prove It – The Rebel
I’m Watching You – Monks
Reduction Agent – Dion Lunadon
Cupid – Adam Green
Eighteen - Alice Cooper
Time Off – Tronics
Multicolor – Yussuf Jerusalem
Little Girl – Dead Boys
Prison Conversion – Parquet Courts
If Life Exists (?) – Jeffrey Lewis & the Junkyard
Keep On Moving – ESG
The Architect – Jane Weaver
I Heard the Voice of A Pork Chop – Michael Hurley
Jack O’ Diamonds – Danny Kroha
Hang On In There – The Stovell Sisters
Mehmet Emmi – Selda
Cry Cry Cry – Chain & the Gang
Konsumier Mick – Plastix
Nighttoad - Kleenex

Friday, 18 August 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 288

Change of scenery. #288 leaves the Essex Estuary behind and comes to you from the Yorkshire Moors for one week only.

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Thee songs: 
Ever New – Beverley Glenn Copeland
The Garden of Earthly Delights – The United States of America
You Can Take It With You – Lemonheads
Julie’s Been Working For the Drug Squad – The Clash
Let Me Put My Arms Around You – Edwyn Collins
Too Many Birds – Bill Callahan
Hollow Log – Beck
Sloan – Woollen Kits
Deceptacon – Le Tigre
Death Dance – Naked (On Drugs)
Annotate the Text – The Plan
Bad Boyfriends - Harlan T. Bobo
Up Around the Bend – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Harlow’s Muscle of Love – Coachwhips
Out of My Mind On Dope and Speed – Julian Cope
I Command the House of the Devil – Fugs
Dog Trot – Moondog
The Dribcots Space Boat – Joe Meek
Some Things – Kelley Stoltz
Earwax – Bauhaus
Walk Among the Cobras (Redux) – Dan Sartain
Count Five Or Six – Cornelius
Maud Gone – Car Seat Headrest
So Long Marianne – Leonard Cohen
Judy Is A Punk – The New Piccadillys
Cowboy George – The Fall
Glory – Terry
Nurse – Derek and Clive

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 287

Nine more C-bombs from Coop and eighteen conventional weapons from Laggers and Miggins.

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Thee songs:  
In the Lassa – Juana Molina
Take Me to the City – Terry
Alfômega – Caetano Veloso
Roses Are Free – Ween
Dismiss the Sound – Radio 4
The Words That Maketh Murder – PJ Harvey
I Want To Be Your Happiness – Greg Cartwright
Surfer Girl – Alex Chilton
Eye of the Storm – Cretin Stompers
The KKK Took My Baby Away – Ramones
Kuntz – Butthole Surfers
Don’t Look In – Doc Corbin Dart
Baby Won’t Ya – MC5
Come On Home - Louis (Blues Boy) Jones with Bobby Scott Orchestra
Little Girl – Banned
Saperlipopette – Clothilde
Nag Nag Nag – Cabaret Voltaire
Kill For Love – Chromatics
Hologram World – Tiny Masters of Today
Negs – The Beale
I Sayed That – Slim Willis Band
Here I Go Again – Archie Bell & the Drells
Runaway – Del Shannon
Black Skinned Blue Eyed Boys – The Equals
You Make Me Feel Cheap – Channel 3
Stand By Your Man – Country Teasers
Hey Baby – J.J. Cale

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 286

In which Coop moves into the C section and Laggers and Miggins keep the rest of the alphabet busy.

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Thee songs:
The Fog – John Carpenter
Into the Groovey – Ciccone Youth
Fire In Cairo – The Cure
Frightened – The Fall
AM180 – Grandaddy
Mister Spaceman – The Holy Modal Rounders
Your Face - Kelley Stoltz
Heal Me – Crosscut Sores
Grimpen Mire – The Spartan Dreggs
Turtles Have Short Legs – Can
Green Door – The Cramps
Give My Love to Rose – Johnny Cash
Hercules – Aaron Neville
TV Eye – The Stooges
El Abanico – Wganda Kenya
Dedicated – Funkdoobiest
Packin’ Up – Darondo
Please, Please, Please – James Brown
Acid Death Picnic – Cavern Of Anti-Matter
Banned From the Roxy – Crass
A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
Stay Here and Take Care of the Chickens – The Wave Pictures
Indians Storm the Government – Paul Leary
Nest – Officer!
The Rabies Are Back – The Moonlandingz
When You Know Love – Little Wings

As Above, So Below – Carl Matthews

Friday, 28 July 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 285

July's last show brings some jazz-funk-kiddie-fusion from Laggers, a particularly cracking trio of songs in the middle from Miggins and a final flourish of Bs from Coop.

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Thee Songs:

Living In A Memory – The Growlers

Solar Envy – The Bellybuttons

Goodbye Butterfly – Brian Jonestown Massacre

Can’t Just Be Friends – Bad Sports

Sissyneck – Beck

Take My Hand – Matt Berry

Todo Termino – Juan Waters

Animal Song – Shonen Knife

Wild Man – Thee Headcoatees

Miranda – Phil Ochs                  

Tell Her – The Movement

I Won’t Be Your Fool – Melvin Davis

Surrender to the Rhythm – Brinsley Schwartz

Schweinerei – Kid Creole & the Coconuts

Two Thieves – Compulsive Gamblers

Dinner Where I’m Staying – Ryan Sambol

Texas Jail Cell – Jon Wayne

The Cruel Pang of Beauty – Dan Melchior’s Broke Revue

Si Un Jour – La Femme

Certain Kinds of Trash – Chain & the Gang

Memories Can’t Wait – Talking Heads

Pills – Bo Diddley

Armagideon Time – Willie Williams

Do You Realise – The Flaming Lips

Tumblewash – Daphne Oram

All You Need to Make Music – Stark Reality

Too Shy – Moe Tucker

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 284

More Killer Bs from Coop, Miggins and Lagger utilise a far wider range of letters.

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Thee Songs: 
Transport Overseas – Ten Benson 
Slug Song – The Clean 
Several Yards (Foxtrot) – Stack Waddy 
Every Night – Joe White 
Bounce Me Johnny – The Slickers 
Wind Storm – Crystalites 
She Don’t Care About Time – The Byrds 
Farmer John – Bloods 
Fearless Vampire Killers – Bad Brains 
Daddy’s Going to County Jail – Wesley Willis 
Defcon 3 – Man Or Astro-Man? 
Brahma – Hooded Fang 
Kowalski – Primal Scream 
Before the Evening/s Thru – The Vacant Lots 
Spoon – Can 
Something’s Got to Give (Live) – Beastie Boys 
Click Click – The Beat 
Who Care What the Version Is? – The Bees 
City Hoppers – Ten Benson 
By You – Fugazi 
My Infatuation – The Contortions 
Last Letter – Fergus & Geronimo 
Sugar Baby – Crystal Stilts 
I’d Much Rather Be With the Boys – Reigning Sound 
I Wanna Be A Star – The Black Jaspers 
Time’s Up – Buzzcocks 
Yellow Brick Road – Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band

Friday, 14 July 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 283

Today's show is brought to you in conjunction with the letter B (at least Coop's songs are, and two of Miggins coincidentally). Laggers keeps the B card firmly hidden in the back pocket of his beige crushed velvet leisure suit.

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Thee Songs: 

Maybellene – Chuck Berry

Have Fun – Bleeding Knees Club

Izhar Bhi Mushkil Hai – Nisar Bazmi

The Claw – Ten Benson

My Own Private P. Swayze – The Male Nurse

Precaution – Pylon

La Llarona – Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds

Entrance Song – The Black Angels

Stone Cold – The Black Lips

Brave Exhibitions – Boys Next Door

Grilled Cheese – Boris the Sprinkler

Mambo Sun – The Bongos

No Golden Throat – Lizzie Mercier Descloux

We Ain’t Coming Back – Yussuf Jerusalem

Lucie – Fungi Girls

Kim’s Watermelon Gun – The Flaming Lips

Yonder Is Closer to the Heart – Parquet Courts

I Can Make It Without You Baby – The Innovations

I Love the way You Love – Bunny Brown

Seven Day Weekend – Gary U.S. Bonds

A New England – Billy Bragg

Turn Me Well – Micachu

The Mayor of Emerald City – Die Goldenen Zitronen

Just Let Go –The Seeds

By Water – Stratis

Kindling for the Master (Major Swellings Remix – Vocal) – Stephen Malkmus

Listen to the Music – David Candy

Friday, 7 July 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 282

The usual luverly mixture of newies and oldies from Laggers and Miggins. Coop starts a twice monthly alphabetical trawl through his record boxes and shelves in a bid to dig a bit deeper into his collection. This show is brought to you by the letter A.

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Thee Songs: 
Christopher Robin – Melanie 
Slow Peace – Stanley Brinks and the Kaniks 
Dried Out Dream – The Pheromoans 
Take Me To The Girl (12” Mix) – The Associates 
Busted (Michaelangelo Version) – Barry Adamson 
Oh, Aurelia – Acid Baby Jesus 
Red Right Hand – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 
Do You Like Me – Fugazi 
I Do Dream You – Jennifer Gentle 
Tablet of Linear B – Wild Billy Chyldish and The Spartan Dreggs 
Eyes On the Floor – Omni 
Mum’s the Word – Chain & the Gang 
Guess I’m Falling In Love – The A-Bones 
Animal and Men – Adam and the Ants 
White Shoes – Atomic Suplex 
El Camino – Ween 
Stairway to Croydon – Dan Melchior 
Estalacticas – Juana Molina 
Mary Jane – Slim Twig 
Unwrap the Fiend Pt 2 – Thee Oh Sees 
That’s What You Get For Falling Out of Bed – Grandaddy 
(If You Think You’re) Groovy – P.P. Arnold 
29 – The Abigails 
Dr Fantastic – Apple Pie and Custard 
The Gardener – Rudimentary Peni 
Animals – Spider King 

Piledriver – Dennis the  Fox 

Friday, 30 June 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 281

Yellow grass, misty water, hogs in the bush, booty coolers....we've got all this and more this week.

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Thee tunes:
With You In Mind – Yussuf Jerusalem
Cosoco – Juana Molina
A Human Being – Ryan Sambol
Here’s A Heart – Lyres
North Hollywood Microwaves – Pink Mountaintops
Outsmarted – The Hives
Ride My See Saw – The Moody Blues
Je Suis Content – Jacques Dutronc
Yellow Grass – Monks
Communication Breakdown Part II – Man Or Astro-Man
Hogs in the Bush – Useless Eaters
Me and J.G. Ballard – Dan Melchior’s Broke Revue
Dots in the Fog – The Blind Shakes
Booty Cooler – Shuggie Otis
Future Shock – Curtis Mayfield
Stool Pigeon – Kid Creole & the Coconuts
My Street – ESG
Hoolah Hoolah – Can
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida – Iron Butterfly
Descarga Espectacular – Fruko Y Sus Tesos
What Have I Done – Peter Grudzien
Fancy Dance – John Barry
Yer Comes the Funky Man – Bob French’s Storyville Jazz Band
Mashed Potato – Witch
The Strangle of Anna – The Moonlandingz
Le Jeu Du telephone – Caroline
Misty Water – The Buffets

Friday, 23 June 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 280

Bonjour! It's our yearly transmission from Cannes. D'accord!

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Transmission 280
Big Bend Gal – Shelor Family
No Longer A Sweetheart of Mine – Dillard & Clark
Jim Cain – Bill Callahan
Workin All the Time – King Lollipop
Billy B Childish – Thee Mighty Caesars
Palm Trees – Baxter Dury
Cool Breeze – Big Youth
I’m Gonna Git Ya – Betty Harris
Soul Sauce – Cal Tjader
Moskow Discow – Telex
Killing Ghosts – Ennanga Vision
Stormy High – Black Mountain
La Cara Del Payaso – Galileo Y Su Banda
Day Of Spirit Man – Monk Hughes & the Outer Realm
Total Commitment – The Staches
Pubgrub – The Rebel
Hand In Your Head – Money Mark
The Great Defender – The Almighty Defenders
Love Potion #9 – Nancy Sit
It’s A Cry’n Shame – The Gentlemen
I Think I’m In Love (Chemical Brothers Vocal Mix) – Spiritualized
Jacayl – The Ceyleib People
My Baby – Los Mockers
Sanctuary – The Weinberg Method
Dying Alive – Singapore Sling
Mad Man – The Hives

Psycho Girls – Willy Wonka