Friday, 27 May 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 89 Redux

Couldn't get together in thee shed this week so it's a dip in the vaults. Back to May 2013 for a resurrection of transmission 89. It was the night after we'd all been to see Thee Oh Sees in London so we may sound a little tired.

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Thee Songs:
Glazin’ – Jacuzzi Boys
Run Around – Moon Duo
Lies – Country Teasers
Minotaur – Thee Oh Sees
Senses working Overtime – XTC
The Entertainer – The Intelligence
Yes It’s You – Sweet Charles
People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield
I Know You Got Soul – Bobby Byrd
Up On the Hill – Ween
Workin’ – Black Lips
Just A Second – Faust
I Can’t Wait – Hard Times
Much Too Late – The Undertones
Old Man – Londons
Jesus Bulit My Hotrod – Ministry
Sleigh Ride – Fuzz
Sir William Wray – The Fall
Hey Bastard – STP
Please Ban Music/Gegen Alles – Country Teasers
Expansions – Lonnie Liston Smith
Home is where the Hatred Is – Esther Phillips
I’d Rather Be With You – Bootsy Collins
The Eyelash – John Smith and the Common Men
A Man Stuck In Your Mind – The Felines
Food For Clouds – Brian Jonestown Massacre
Racey Roller - Giuda

Friday, 20 May 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 456

If you're ready, we're ready. Go...

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Thee Songs:
Tractor of the Cosmos – Billy Childish & Sexton Ming
Lie Back – Bruce Haack
Trails (White Rainbow Trail Blazer Edition) – Moon Duo
Stereo Freeze – Jackie Mittoo
Slice 1 - The Naffis
Where’s My Brain – The Lazy Eyes
Dancin’ Late At Night – Jonathan Richman
Merry-Go-Round – Wild Man Fischer
Dancin’ Drums – Anandar Shankar
Love Lots of Lovin’ – Lee Dorsey & Betty Harris
I’ll Get Along – Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard
If You’re Ready – The Del-Vetts
Green Rocky Road – Karen Dalton
The Ballad of Hollis Brown – Billy Childish
Hollywood Swinging – Kool & the Gang
How To Be A Musician – Eddie Day and the Night Timers
Stories of Jesus – Clive Palmer
Hector – The Village Callers
New Drug Queens – Pink Mountaintops
Work From Home – U.S. Girls
Soul Sequencer – Trees Speak
Theme From Midnight Cowboy – Young-Holt Unlimited
A Lover Like Me – Binky Griptite with The Sugarman Three
Hell Razor – Johnny Moped
I Found A Man In My Bed – Roy C
I Can See My House From Here – The Glands
Run Pussycat – Igo Kantor, Bert Shefter, Paul Sawtell

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 455

#455, guaranteed to drive you ape or your money back.

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Thee Songs:
Streets of Calcutta – Anandar Shankar
Red Head Walking – Beat Happening
A Chance For Peace – Lonnie Liston Smith & the Cosmic Echoes
Golden Girl – The Rabble
High On A Clowd – The Straits
Stewball – Holly Golightly & the Brokeoffs
I Know A Place – Jay Reatard
Keep An Eye On You – Don & Stevie
Missing Wires – Soulwax
A Hug For Kenneth A Kiss For Roberta – Sad Eyed Beatniks
Natural Way – Augustus Pablo
The Train – Lord Buckley
Absolute Zero – Hoover
All Men Are Dogs – Harlem
What Goes On – Velvet Underground
Hard To Say Goodbye – Michael Kiwanuka
Summer – Arthur Satán
It’s Hard to Believe – The Shocking Pinks
Opportunity – The Rogues
Time Zone – The Fleshtones
Whole Lotta Love (US Sunnyview Mix) – Vicious Rumour Club
Cockroach – Charlie Feathers
Check Injin – Grandaddy
Goodnight Ladies – Lou Reed
Bring It On Home To Me – Sam Cooke
Retrospect – Sandy
To Keep From Falling Off – William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes

Thursday, 5 May 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 454


Funky, fuzzy jams for blitzrieg boppers.

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Transmission 454
Drowning (Live) – Reigning Sound
The Dream (Live) – Osees
Fiery Jack (Live) – The Fall
Am A Dog- Frankie Knuckles
Wake Up Ray – Richmonde Fontaine
Biff, Bang, Pow – Television Personalities
Pigeon Street – Dead Residents
Purple Audacity #1 – Royal Trux
Cold Hands – Black Lips
Ku Klux Klan – Steel Pulse
Fuzz Jam – The Lazy Eyes
True Life – Machines
The Ant and the Grasshopper – Leon Rosselson
Drugs In My Pocket – The Monks
I’m Watching You – Monks
County Fair – The Moldy Peaches
This Must Be the Place – Talking Heads
Watch Out! (for Seaky People) – Money Mark
Love and Justice – Jama
Blitzkrieg Bop – Newtown Neurotics
Real Men – The Jazz Butcher
God Make Me Funky – The Headhunters
Marty Feldman’s Eyes – The Tumbledryer Babies
Warrior In Woolworths – X-Ray Spex
Plastic Bombers – Ryuichi Sakamoto
The Last Picture Show – Diabolique
Creep – The Fall

Friday, 29 April 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 453

Hairy palms? Howling at the moon? Here's a buncha tunes to sooth your lycanthropic soul...

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Thee Songs:
Jan Jan – The Fabulous Counts
Goathead – Goat
Unreal – Hebronix
Don’t Let Me Down – Dillard & Clark
Silver White Light – Terry Reid
Panther (Chris Loco and Mark Waterman Remix) – Ultramarine
Quiet – Ian Dury & the Blockheads
Serpent Is Lord – Alex G
Right Right Now Now – Beastie Boys
100%  Trevira – Yonderboi
The Argument – Simon Bromide
Sun Beholds Me – Hand Habits
Letsgetabitarockin’ – The 101ers
I Hate Music – The Replacements
One Hundred Pounds Of Clay – Dee Dee Sharpe
Summer Sunset – The Society
I Met A Man – The Folks Brothers Count Ossie Afro-Combo
Spiderman In the Flesh – Country Teasers
No Sell Out – Malcolm X
Garden Song – Bill Fay
If You’re Goin’ to the City – Mose Allison
Can’t Get Used to Losing You – Renegade Soundwave
H-Eyes – The Ruts
Heart – Rockpile
The War Drags On – Donovan
I Got It From Agnes – Momus
My Telephone - Coldcut

Friday, 22 April 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 452


Were any of this week's tunes available on 8-track? Answered on a stamped addressed envelope to thee shed. We hope this week's selection brings you as much joy as Cindy Lou's box of 8-tracks is obviously giving her!

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Thee Songs:
On A Saturday Night At Home – Shitkid
Cupid Is Real – Kepi Ghoulie
Wear Black – Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin
Jesus Is Just Alright – The Byrds
Ghost Rider – Suicide
She Takes Me There – Promised Land Sound
Sometimes – The Sexual Objects
Stuck In the Middle – The Replacements
Greetings From Southend – Snowboy & the Latin Section
Let Me In – The Sensations
Can You Handle It – Eddie Bo
A Sack Full Of Soul – Roland Kirk
Clean Blood – Spray Paint
Out For A Lark – The Lew Lewis Band
The Perfumed Garden Of Gulliver Smith – Marc Bolan
Listen Out – Melt Yourself Down
Ascension Chapter 3 – Jah Wobble & Diggory Kenrick
Teenage Dropout – Paulette & the Cupids
Sister, Brother – F.J. McMahon
The Weekend – Whitney K
Joy and Jubilee – Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
He’s A Lover – Mary Wells
Shout! Stomp! Scream! – Catfight!
Philosophy Of the World – The Shaggs
Climb the Ladder – The Shine Brothers
Batman A-Go-Go – Red Aunts
You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (Michael Gray Remix) - Sylvester

Friday, 15 April 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 451

Hey Easter bunnies, have a basket of tunes to enjoy over the long weekend (if you get one). Something for all tastes here, unless you have no taste.

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Thee Songs:

Machine Gun – Commodores

Wild About You – The Saints

The Man Don’t Don’t Give A Fuck – Superfurry Animals

Waltz Across Texas – Alex Chilton

I, A Zombie – Johnny Moped

The Devil and Mrs Jones – Spoon

Never Coming Home – Reigning Sound

The Jezebel Spirit – Brian Eno + David Byrne

Miss Misty – Adrianne Lenker & Buck Meek

Offence – Little Simz

Die Wasserleiche – The Vampires of Dartmoore

Cosmic Fringes (Marching Off To Beldam Remix – Andrew Innes & Jagz Kooner) – Paul Weller

I Come From the Mountain – Thee Oh Sees

Go Home – Ty Segall

In the Lassa – Juana Molina

Fix It Man – Ragtyme

P.O.Box 3291 – Monks

Aqua Boogie (A Psychalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) – Parliament

Gangland Warfare – Outcasts

Un P’Tit Air – Têtes Raides

Indian Giver – 1910 Fruitgum Company

The Wild Kindness – Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy feat. Cassie Berman

To Move On – Alex Izenberg

Song of Siggi – Stanley Brinks & the Wave Pictures

Quiet Riot Grrrl – Further

Demon Host – Timber Timbre

Easy Snapping – Theo Beckford

Friday, 8 April 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 450

Transmission 450, a symphony of horror or beauty? You decide.

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Thee songs:

In the Meantime – Georgie Fame

Sahar 72 – Bobby Hughes Experience

Eine Symphonie Des Grauens – The Monochrome Set

Let’s Dance – Elias Rahbani

Glastonbury – People

You’re Ready Now – Slaughter and the Dogs

Rome Wasn’t Burnt In A Day – Escape-ism

Splattered – Paint

Meanwhile In Berlin – Molly Nilsson

Darling Let’s Have Another Baby – Johnny Moped

In the Ghetto – Big Joe

Love Battery – Buzzcocks

Amateur Hour – Sparks

Mau Mau – Earle Mankey

Reason To Believe - Karen Dalton

Three Cheers – Marker Starling

Do Yourself A Favour – Ariel Pink

Home – LCD Soundsystem

(Do Not Feed The) Oyster – Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

Shades – Lee Hazlewood

Australia - The Kinks                               

F’oldin’ Money – David & the Night Owls

Silly Games – Janet Kay

Shadows and Reflections – The Action

You’re Driving Me – The Cravats

Wah Wah – George Harrison

A New England – Billy Bragg

Thursday, 31 March 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 449


Shed is open again after lurgy put the kibosh on recording last week.

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Transmission 449

Monteray – Eden Ahbez & John Harris

Jungle Fever – Charlie Feathers

Indian Rock – The Musical Linn Twins

Transponder – Giant Sand

Mr Big Stuff – Gene Chandler

She’s Making Friends, I’m Turning Stranger – Purple Mountains

Queens St. Gang –(Soul Thing) – Arzachel

Take Five – Young Lions

Hypocrite – Newtown Heurotics

(They Found Me In the Back of) The Galaxy – The Intelligence

Slick Black River From the Rain – The Wave Pictures

Boat Rock – Marion Brown

Preacher – Fuzz

The Peanut Vendor – Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra

Crystallized – Melody’s Echo Chamber

30-60-90 – Jack Hawkins & the Sounds of the 70s

Pier Party Nerves - The Plan

Blessed State – Wire

Fuku – Lambchop

Naked Patients – Happyness

Riding in the Sun – The Rebel

Psychic – The Goon Sax

The Girl Stands Up To Me Now – Jonathan Richman

Joke – The Surfing Magazines

Love Said (Let’s Go) – 77:78

Amen Brother (Extended Mix) – The WInstons

Friday, 18 March 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 448

Purge your demons with our patented polyvinyl exorcism, all you need is right here...

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Thee songs:

The Days of Sand and Shovels – The Winstons

Dance of Maria – Elias Rahbani

発光体 - Yura Yura Teikoku

Girl After Girl – Alex Chilton

Nancy – Richard Swift

Joe (Demo) – PJ Harvey

Green Power – Jesse James

The Coincidentalist – Howe Gelb

C.B. 200 – Dillinger

No Faith – Suburban Studs

Holy Cow – Lee Dorsey

Doin’ It – Ginger Baker’s Air Force

Hit This Pipe – Whitney K

My Babe – Spoon

Purging the Demons – Shintaro Sakamoto

Welcome to Hard Times – Charley Crockett

When Twilight Falls on NGC891 – Martin Segundo and the Scintilla Strings

Let’s Pretend We’re Not In Love – The Reds, Pinks & Purples

Against the Tide – The Order of the 12

Egy Lang New Ment Haza – Omega Redstar

Ode To A Black Man – Phil Lynott

Whispered – Baxter Dury

One Man No City – Parquet Courts

Enter or Exit – The Stroppies

The Geese Are Flying Westward – Bill Fay

Time To Get Ready – The Bats

Women of the Ghetto – Hortense Ellis

Thursday, 3 March 2022

Polycarbonate Craftsmen Transmission 447

Nope, it's not an autocorrect or a typo, for one week only we have morphed into the Polycarbonate Craftsmen. Why? Everything we play this week is on a shiny little CD and not vinyl. Normal service will be resumed!

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Thee Songs:

Revolver – Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan

1 – Squarepusher

My Sister and her Books – Plantman

Fight War, Not Wars (Dub Revolutions) – Crass

Doomsday -Discharge

Lean On Me – Beth Orton feat. Terry Callier

Lessons From What’s Poor – Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy

The Wig He Made Her Wear – Drive By Truckers

The Killing Season – Mark Lanegan

Silver Raven (Acoustic) – Gene Clark

Renegade Grinder – Johnny Know & Hi-Test

Wiggle Stick - The Rev Horton Heat

Mushaboom – Feist

Middle Saxon Town – Alan Tyler & the Lost Sons of Littlefield

Whole Wide World (Acoustic) – Wreckless Eric

America  - B.J. Snowden

Florida – Grandaddy

Where the Walls Are Made of Grass – Feregus & Geronimo

Wild – The Butterflies of Love

Rome Wasn’t Built in A Day – Nick Lowe

Milton Keynes – Wild Willy Barrett

Nothin’ In the World Can Stop Me Worryin’ ‘ Bout That Girl – Mark Lanegan

Whatevershebringswesing – Kevin Ayers

Claudette – Robert Marlow

I Wish That I Could See You Soon – Herman Dune

In the City – Nodzzz

Tropical Yeti – The Pharmacy

The Impeccable Dandy In White – Peter Blegvad and Andy Partridge

Red Cabbage – Peter Jay & the Jaywalkers

Grey Hairs – Darren Hayman

Friday, 25 February 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 446

Shed's back open this week, come on in...

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Thee Songs:

I Wanna Be Loved – Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers

Buzz Saw – The Gee Cees

Love Letter – Del Swade

Trans Canadian Oil Boom Blues – Whitney K

San Francisco B.C. – Silver Jews

Beat Up By A Girl – King Louie One Man Band

Southern Mark Smith (Big Return) – The Jazz Butcher

Warm Girls – Girls At Our Best!

Hard Work – Basement 5

Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues – Nina Simone

OD’d In Denver – Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy

Broken Finger Blues – Richard Swift

Remote Viewer – OCS

Will Work For Food – The Halo Benders

She – The Monkees

Money Can’t Buy – The Order of the 12

Don’t Tinker With History – Shintaro Sakamoto

Skies Are Blue – Pama International

Lost In Music – The Fall

We Got To Have Peace – Curtis Mayfield

Thursday, 10 February 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 445

Transmission 445, a snapshot of a world turned upside down.

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Thee Songs:
Getting Nowhere Fast – Girls At Our Best
Year of the Spider – Shannon and the Clams
Those Words – Mattiel
1921 – The Who
The Rocket Takes A Break – The Rebel
To the Country – Viagra Boys
Downtown – Shirley Scott
Don’t Come m Too Soon – The Reds, Pinks & Purples
Three Sixty Degrees – The Windmills
The Feeling of Love – Shintaro Sakamoto
All My Negatives Have Been Destroyed – Spoon
Memphis Spoon Bread & Dover Sole – Herbie Mann
Rushing the Acid Frat – Stephen Malkmus
Forever You Love – Daniel Jonston
Good Will Hunting – Black Country, New Road
The Hard Road – Smog
Running Riot – Cock Sparrer
Questioinaire – Chaz Jankel
Love Intervene – Lou Barlow
I Don’t Care – May Weiss
Brain of Oskar Panizza – Michael Bundt
Camino A Casa (On My Way Home) – La Cuarta Calle
Nowadays A Woman Gotta Hit A Man – Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band
Take A Bow – Matt Berry
The World Turned Upside Down – Leon Rosselson
It’s A Trip – The Last Poets
Syphilis – Catfight!

Thursday, 3 February 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 444

Anyone lost a foot? Send you details to us on a stamped addressed jiffy bag c/o the shed and we'll get it back to its rightful owner. On with the music...

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Transmission 444
She Wanna – Miss Alex White & the Red Orchestra
Last Chance – The Jackals
Up Down Sue – The Luv’d Ones
In Love – The Marine Girls
Red Wine Promise – Norma Waterson
English Scheme – The Fall
Brainwashed – The Kinks
Choice Not A Child – Chain and the Gang
Doldrums – Fort William
Teenerama – The Records
Crying Inside – Nick Lowe
Roller Girl – Ann Karina
Festival Time – San Remo Strings
Zig Zag Wanderer – Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band
Alabama – Michael Hurley
Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey – Paul and Linda McCartney
Work: Dub – Basement 5
Yes It’s You – Sweet Charles
I’m An Old Cowhand – Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks
Ghost Riders in the Sky – Susan Christie
Arise Therefore – Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy
It’s Your World – Gil Scott Heron
Push – The Woggles
Autumn Leaves – Coldcut
Who’re You – Fela Kuti
That’s the Bag I’m In – The Fabs
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free – David Tattersall

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 443

 27 tunes of various lengths specially selected for people of different lengths.

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Thee Songs:
Do I Love You? – The Ronettes
Griselda – The Unholy Modal Rounder
Avalanche – Leonard Cohen
My Tape’s Gone – The Freshies
Ragdoll – The Devil Dogs
Peter Gunn Twist – The Jesters
Viktor Borgia – Stephen Malkmus
Timesteps (Excerpt) – Walter Carlos
Walter Carlos – Momus
Dennis the Menace – Dennis Pinnock
If I Could Write Poetry – Television Personalities
It Is Always Now, All Of It Is Now – Wagon Christ
Steve Threw Up – Beck
Hey Little Girl – The Chasers
Greedy G – Booker Gee
Scratchy – The Luv’d Ones
All the Madmen – David Bowie
People Talk Too Much – Bananagun
Dark Creedence – Nap Eyes
Back Off My Baby – Catfight!
Let My People Go – Brother Jack Macduff
Direct Response (Instr) – Session In Session
The Harem – Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band
New Kind of Kick – The Cramps
Shake the Foundation – Radio 4
3E – Mars
Tear the Club Up – The Dirtbombs

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 442

Back in thee shed after an enforced covid break with a couple of tributes, a few Christmas presents and some records from the vaults.

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Thee Songs:
29 – The Abigails
Man On the Move – MX-80 Sound
Don’t Touch My Bikini – The Halobenders
All I Want For Christmas Is the Dukla Prague Away Kit – Half Man Half Biscuit
What’s In My Head – Fuzz
Building Song – Drug Store Romeos
You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory – Ronnie Spector
Bad Girl – The Detroit Cobras
True Love – Dan Sartain
Une Sale Histoire Part 1 – Fab 5 Freddy
Cricket Lovely Cricket – Dillinger vs Trinity
Soul Call – Soul Rhythms
Eloise – Dean Reed
It’s My Life I’m Fighting For – Leon Thomas
Shake – The Hate Bombs
Sookie Sookie – Steppenwolf
Free -Arthur Satán
Place I Know/Kid Like You – Arthur Russell
Designer – Aldous Harding
I Was A Stranger – Smog
Chaff – The Nightingales
Shallow Brown – John Francis Flynn
Voice Your Choice – The Radiants
Livin’ Was Easy – The Glands
Po D’ Terra – João Cirilo
Light My Fire – Beastie Boys
Pretty Boys - Paul McCartney feat. Khruangbin
Burrough’s Break – William S. Burroughs and Gus van Sant
Black Sheep Boy – Scott Walker
Whoever You Are – Geggy Tah