Friday 30 December 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 478

A tribute to Terry Hall with half of this week's tunes, very sadly missed. It's all a load of bollocks.

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Thee Songs:

Blank Expression – Specials

Pearl’s Café – Specials

The Telephone Always Rings – The Fun Boy Three

Thinking of You - The Colourfield

Monkey in Winter - The Colourfield

Shadows Fall – The Coral

Some Velvet Morning – Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood

The Marsist – Frank Black

You’ve Got To Hold On – The Deviants

Paradise – Marble Orchard

Guess It’s Not A Great Day To Be Me – Terry Hall

Ballad of A Landlord - Terry Hall

The Hour of Two Lights - Terry Hall & Mushtaq

The Life and Times (of A Man Called Depression) – The Specials

Fuck All the Perfect People - The Specials

Another Weekend – Ariel Pink

Things To Do – Pork

No Room – Stirling

Old Shit/New Shit – Eels

The Good Old Summertime – Noonday Underground

Wednesday 21 December 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 477 ( A Festive-ish Frolic)

A fair smattering of seasonal songs in this week's show for those who like that kinda thing. Plenty of other stuff for those humbug merchants that don't. Seasons greetings all from thee shed x

Festive download is here.

Thee Songs:
Chaconne In G – Moondog
Obsessed and Obscure - Matt Berry 
The Man Who Sold the World - David Bowie
Silent Night - Phil Spector
Little Star of Bethlehem - Can
Walking with Jesus - Spaceman 3
Feliz Navidad - El Vez
Silver Bells - Moon Duo 
Hark the Herald Angels Sing - The Fall
Little Fat Baby - Sparklehorse
You and I vs the World-  The Make Up
Crazy Little Thing - Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band
Bewitched – Beat Happening
Remember Me - The Trinikas
Lovetown - The Glands
High for Christmas - Motherfucker 666
Rocket Ship Santa - The Bellrays
Christmas in Baghdad - Black Lips
Wintery Kisses - Baxter Dury
Little Bit of Everything -Ernie K. Doe
Party Down - Clifton Chenier and his Red Hot Louisiana Band
Shapeshifter - Richard Dawson 
Love Minus Zero - The Walker Brothers
Respect – Kukumbas
Christmas on Riverside Drive - August Darnell
Here Comes Santa Claus - The Ramsey Lewis Trio
A Merry Jingle - The Greedies

Thursday 15 December 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 476

Transmission 476, ting revealed.

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Thee Songs:
Audrey’s Dance – Angelo Badalamenti
Finale a) Parade b) Peter Plays Some Blues – Jimmy Smith
Just Like Christmas – Low
How Long Blues – Jimmy Yancey
Nightmare – Don Bishop
Newspaper Pane – Elvis Costello
Diamond Shine – The Clean
Bear Rug – Tony Rodelle Larson
Not For You – Beatglider
Better Call Saul – Little Barrie
Rise Up Shepherd – Nick Lowe
Dead End Exits – Brown Spirits
Night Crawler (Live) – Thee Oh Sees
Mantra Del Bicho Feo – Juana Molina
I Won’t Leave My Wooden Wife For You, Sugar – The United States of America
No Man’s Land – McCookerybook and Rotifer
Bossa Per Due – Nicola Conte
Get Up and Use Me – Fire Engines
Peckham 123 – Library Vultures
Feeling Immortal – Shintaro Sakamoto
Can’t Get Used To Losing You – Andy Williams
Dirty Jim – Richard Swift
Victor Borgia – Stephen Malkmus
Morality – Smog
The Death Dance of the Busty Hot Lifeguard Instructor Babe – Charlie Megira
Cool It Down – Velvet Underground
Nicotine – The Vikings

Friday 2 December 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 475

Persuaders, marauders, zombies and their loved ones, all welcome in thee shed. Here's transmission four seven five for you.

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Thee Songs:
Drums A-Go-Go – The Hollywood Persuaders
All Through the City – Dr Feelgood
Sad Little Number One – Dave Dulake & the Virgo Intacta
Attack – Public Image
TKO – Le Tigre
Ain’t That Better (Harari Edit) – Toby
The Man Who Invented Himself – Robin Hitchcock
Back in the Night – Wilko Johnson
The Scene of A Lie – Laetitia Sadier
Better Change Your Mind – William Onyeabor
Gangster Surf – The Tremelo Beer Gut
Firebird – The White Noise
I Turned Into A Martian –The Nutley Brass
Canyons of Your Mind – Bonzo Dog Band
Time Has Come Today – The Chambers Brothers
Without You – Reigning Sound
I’ll Be On the Water – Akron/Family
Take This Loving – Leonard Cohen
Desire – The Goon Sax
Woman – The Zombies
Secret Life – Material
(You’re My) Wildest Dream – Nick Lowe
That’s What I Want – The Marauders
But I’ve Got Texas – Jon Wayne
Scratchy – The Luv’d Ones
Brick Horizon – Woolen Men
Zoom Out – Parquet Courts

Thursday 24 November 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 474

Back in thee shed after an extended layoff...

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Thee Songs:
Let’s Go Bowling – Lambchop
An Other – Cass McCombs
Locater – Wilco
Spindle – Веретено
Try Again – Slim Smith
Holiday Song – Marine Girls
Magnetic Field – Alex Chliton
Wild – Spoon
Six Day War – Colonel Bagshot
It’s A Wonderful Life – Sparklehorse
Red-Tailed Hawk – Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy feat. Matt Kinsey
Posters – Jeffrey Lewis & Jack Lewis
Das Modell – The Tremolo Beer Gut
Who’s That – Sad Eyed Beatniks
Premonition Dragon – Beatglider
Farmer’s Angle – Bellbury Poly
Heartbreaker – Nick Lowe
The Pressure’s On – Rudi
1000 Whispers – Warmduscher
Joannie – Archie & the Bunkers
Invocation – Moondog
Minsato Le, Mi Dayihome - Orchestra Poly-Rythmo de Cotonov Dahoney
No Planning – Drugstore Romeos
Take This Town – XTC
Collage (Greg Foat Remix) – Lady Blackbird
My Love, The Dark and I – David Nance
Going Down – The Bug Club

Thursday 3 November 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 94 Redux

Looks like we might not be in thee shed for a little while so here's a show from the original trio of Pauls from way back when in June 2013. Seems like a lifetime time ago. 

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Thee songs
Entrance Song – The Black Angels
No Mercy On Your Soul – Le Pecheur
Time of the Scab – Black Lips
Mountain - Chad & the Meatbodies
Everybody’s Got Someone to Hide (Except Me and My Monkey) – The Feelies
White Man In Hammersmith Palais (Live) – Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros
Tete Muo Bu Muo – Tony Tete Harbor & the star Heaters of Nigeria
Ponderosa – Tricky
Man Named Joe – Can
Bird Doggin’ – Gene Vincent
Smokestack Lightning – Mouse & the Traps
My Baby’s Gone – The Sound Barrier
Rico Special – Rico Rodríguez and Randy’s All Stars
Go Berserk – Mark Sultan
Twinkle Toes – The Neanderthals
Legs – PJ Harvey
Hairy Wine – The Country Teasers
Kill the Badger – William S Burroughs
19 Out of 20 (feat. Ted Hughes) – Ela Orleans
The Lonesome Singer in the Apocalypse Band – Richard Warren
Behind the Barn – Andrew Bird
You Don’t Have To – John Grant
Your Place – J.C. Satan
Puddy Cat – Wade Curtiss and the Rhythm Rockers
Chicken Yellow – Miami
I’ll Come Again – Legends
Steak For Chicken – The Moldy Peaches

Friday 21 October 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 473

What a week, Truss falls and now we wait for the next muppet. Crank this up and forget about all that bollocks for an hour and three quarters.

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Thee Songs:

Odessa – Caribou

Guilt – Cosmetics

It’s Your Thing – Ann Peebles

Big John Is My Name – Rare Earth

Walk from Regio’s – Isaac Hayes

In the Middle (Parts I & II) – The James Brown Band

Canned Meat – Sandy Pussy

I Never Get Lonesome – Arthur Russell

Block of Wood – The Bats

Garden – Dinosaur Jr

Kabuki Femme Fatale – Kumisolo

I Know You Got Soul – Eric B. and Rakim

Who Is Anybody? – John Bramwell

Everybody’s Gotta Live - Love

Quiet Talks & Summer walks – Bonzo Dog Band

Re-Ron (The Missing Brain Mix) – Gil Scott Heron

Memory Serves – Material

Little Eva – Snooks Eaglin

The Soul of My Suit – T. Rex

Seven Deadly Finns – Brian Eno

I Am the Black Gold of the Sun – Rotary Connection feat. Minnie Ripperton

Deep Bore Drill Worker/Mega Structure – Damaged Bug

Schwarze Welt – X Mal Deutschland

People Talk Too Much – Bananagun

Nosferatu Man – Slint

Ital west aka Dispensation – Bim Sherman

U.F.O – Geoff Love and his Orchestra

Friday 14 October 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 472

Need a pick me up? This should help, something for everyone... 

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Thee Songs:
Thembi – Pharoah Saunders
Tractor Rope Chain – Guided By Voices
Turn Out the Lights – Larry Youngs Fuel
I Want It All – Trans Am
Twilight On A Bald Mountain – L’Exotighost
The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore – Bria
Rivers of Mind – Rose City Band
The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James
Sarah – Wreckless Eric
MMX – The New Year
Who Got My Natural Comb? – Ted Hawkins
Vibe Killer – Endless Boogie
Belize – Danger Mouse & Black Thought feat. MF Doom
Lights Are Changing – The Bevis Frond
I Don’t Believe You – The Thermals
Stoned – Hierophants
Bad News Telephone – Melodiegroup
Circle Round the Song – Poi Dog Pondering
I’m in Love – Jennifer Lara
Next Time – Little Wings
Barbarella – Geoff Love and his Orchestra
Step This Way – The Marines
Moanin’ – Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra
Shiva With Dustpan – Riley Walker
Cannonball Part 2 – Buck Meek
Drivin’ – The Kinks
Jennifer Haniver – Young Knives

Friday 7 October 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 471

Imagine the sites, sounds and smells of a London boozer in the 1970s and immerse yourselves in the delights of some pub rock. All sorts of other sounds too, we're not totally stuck in the past.

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Thee songs:

Canvey Island Baby – The Wave Pictures

Submarine – Miss Alex White & the Red Orchestra

Sun Zoom Spark – Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band

No Future – Sex Pistols

Thanks Dub – Bill Callahan

Artland – Jeffrey and Jack Lewis

Coast to Coast – Ducks Deluxe

My Son’s Alive – The Hammersmith Gorillas

Since I Left You – Plummet Airlines

Horses - Dirty Beaches

Spoon – Can

The Magic Piper (of Love) Extended Version – Edwyn Collins

You Don’t Know (How Young You Are) – 13th Floor Elevators

Drowning in the Sea of Love – Joe Simon

Interesting Drug – Morrissey

Happy Doing What You’re Doing – Brinsley Schwarz

Ignore Them (Still Life) – Eddie and the Hot Rods

We’er Gone – Thee Headcoats

Everybody Needs Somebody to Love – Thee Midnighters

Empty Heart – Question Mark & the Mysterians

Kuntz - Butthole Surfers

24 Hours – The Chefs

Jonathan – Adrianne Lenker & Buck Meeks

Train Train – The Count Bishops

Mr Tap – Little Bob Story

Motor Boys Motor – The 101ers

Thursday 29 September 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 470

Hello Susie, hello Betty, hello Frankie! Welcome to the four hundred and seventieth show.

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Thee Songs:
Who Is Innocent – The Out
Prick Up Your Ears – Yeah Yeah Noh
Džambo – Ipe Ivandić
Last of the Buff Medways – The Buff Medways
Heart of Stone – Dexter Romweber Duo
Funny (Alternate Version) – Black Lips
Big Electric Cat – Adrian Belew
Little Honda – Yo La Tengo
Back Weh – Prince Far-I and the Arabs
Thomas the Fib (Mr Scruff Mix) – Red Snapper
Adult Child – Cretin Stompers
Buzz Buzz Buzz – Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers
Virgin Mary – Nots
Hip Flash Swagger – Dick Johnson
I Line in the Fens – The Supreme Vagabond Craftsmen
Jukebox Baby – Alan Vega
Motherland – John Lucien
If I Could Write Poetry – Television Personalities
Hello Susie – Amen Corner
Cambridge Vagina – Sic Alps
Someone Stole My Wife – Mungo Jerry

Friday 23 September 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 469

Break out your pink lycra and gold heels and get down with this week's selection.

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Thee songs:

The Sad Chicken – Leroy and the Drivers

Only A Pawn in the Game – Morrissey

I’m Getting Back Into Getting Back Into You – Silver Jews

Summertime Blues – Guitar Wolf

Never Say Never – Romeo Void

You’re the Reason Our Kids Are Ugly – Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty

First Day of Spring – The Colorblind James Experience

Last Letter – Fergus & Geronimo

You Gotta Hold On – Flaming Lips

Hate – The Grifters

A Quitter Never Wins – Larry Williams & Johnny Watson

Angel Gone – Beat Happening

Comanche – Link Wray

Twitch=in’ in the Kitchen – Warmduscher

Count Five Or Six – Cornelius

Il Part En Californe – Bernard Chabet

There’s A Secret to Your Pleasure – Slim Twig

On and On – The Rapture

Cat Man – The Stingrays

Dancing in Outer Space – Atmosfear

Get Innocuous – LCD Soundsystem

Friday 16 September 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 468

Nice to be back in thee shed this week, Miggins has given it a redesign. Swish.

That ciggie and hairspray look like a dangerous combo by the way.

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Thee Songs:
Lie Detector – Thee Mighty Caesars
Stop! – Danny Boy et ses Pénitents
Hard Times of Old England – The Rebel
Wade in the Water – Ramsey Lewis
Susannah’s Still Alive – Cardiacs
The Man – Johnny Lytle
Meanwhile – David Nance Group
(What D’Ya Give) The Man Who’s Gotten Everything? – Captain Sensible
The Believers – Jack Ketch and the Crowmen
Legion – J.C. Satan
Waiting – The Black Lips
A Radio in the Dark – Ty Segall
Peanuts – Yard Act
This Is A Photograph – Kevin Morby
Society Is My Friend – Kurt Vile
Unisex – Cathedral – Julian Cope
Aire – The Incredible String Band
Texas Sun – Khruangbin & Leon Bridges
Death of A Salesman – The Golden Dregs
Wish You Were Gay – Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Bill feat. Sean O’Hagan
Our Anniversary – Smog
The Gorgon – Cornell Campbell
Killer Boogie – Þeyr
Defiant – Brian Eno & David Byrne
Striking Down Your Big Premiere – Ryley Walker
Jesus On A Wire – Kurt Vile
Witchoo – Durand Jones & the Indications

Thursday 25 August 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 467

Ectoplasmosis for the masses.

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Thee Songs:
Trash City – Joe Strummer
Bicicleta – Marcos Valle
Death Disco (Monitor Mix) – PiL
Will Work for Food – The Halo Benders
Holes In Everything – The Stroppies
Oh Boy – Harlem
Anti Glory – Horsegirl
Queen of the Minstrel – Cornel Campbell
Teenage Screamer – Silver Chapter
Perm Art – Osees
Little Big Boss – Little Bob Story
Wanderlust – Chrisma
Night Bird – Bernard Lavilliers
I Have Been to the Mountain – Kevin Morby
Cowboy City Rockers – Whitney K
Sabley Goodness – Dub Narcotic Sound System
H-O-P-P Why? – Hapshash and the Coloured Coat
Hollywoodschaukel – Gunter Gollasch Orchestra
Up All Night – Sault
Electric Company – Orchestra of Spheres
Crucify Your Mind – Rodriguez
Big Fight – Rickey Allen
Mashed Potatoes, USA – James Brown
All Hid – Camille Yarbrough
Grimalkin – Ghost Power
That Lonely Road – The Edges of Wisdom
Canadee-I-O – Nic Jones

Thursday 18 August 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 466

Blast off! 

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Transmission 466
Spaceships Have Landed – Francis Canon & the Xtraterrestrials
Why Can’t We Be Lovers – Lamont Dozier
Amoureux Solitaires – Lio
Like An Animal – Shintaro Sakamoto
Say It Again – Matt Berry
Snow Globes – Black Country, New Road
Funeral Solution – Osees
Middle of the Road – Denim
Well-Thumbed Letters – Eyes of Others
Svastur Gitar – Bubbi & Das Kapital
Batman – Rocky
Bruise Blood – [[[[VVRSSNN]]]]
A Bit Wilder – Stephen Malkmus
Andό – Juana Molina
If Life Exists – Jeffrey Lewis & the Junkyard
Ride – A Mountain of One
Foot on Necks – Sault
Way Over There – The Miracles
Death Party – The Gun Club
Tarnished Gold – Beechwood Sparks
Valid or Void – Shrink
Live Forever – Tim Maia
Ride the Tiger – Doug Hream Blunt
Take Yo’ Praise – Camille Yarbrough
No Gold Tooth – Danger Mouse & Black Thought
The Rose of England- Nick Lowe & His Cowboy Outfit
Blue Bayou – Harry Dean Stanton

Friday 12 August 2022

Here Comes The Sun


We didn't get in thee shed this week so you'll have to make do with a summer playlist to listen to while you're melting. Shuffle and enjoy...

Thursday 4 August 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 465

Miggins pulled his records out of a skip this week, nice! Micky and Coop had to pay for all theirs.

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Thee Songs:
Swan Lake – The Cats
Save Me – Bob & Marcia
Oh You Pretty Things – Peter Noone
Vertical Section – Ghost Power
The House (Instrumental) – Cliff Noble & Co.
Dum-Dum – The Vaselines
Star – A Mountain of One
You Have Gone Wrong – Harry
Douglas – The Wave Pictures
Golden Brown – The Stranglers
Got To Get You Into My Life -  Cliff Bennett
Send For Me – Nat King Cole
Apricot Splash – Oliver Sain  
Scowling Crackhead Ian – Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts
Drink of Wine Mop Mop – Sticks McGee
Satan Place – Jeannie C. Riley
AM580 – Mountains & Rainbows
High Noon – The Scientists
The Wamboo – Del Shannon
Baby Love – The Supremes
I Only Want To Be With You – Dusty Springfield
Fisherman – The Congos
Shorepound – The Halibuts
Dress Sexy At My Funeral – Smog
Farce – Rudimentary Peni
Young & Reckless – Regal
Respectable Street - XTC

Thursday 28 July 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 464


Miggins loses his 100% attendance records this week leaving Micky and Coop to hold the fort.

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Thee Songs:
Sing A Simple Song – James Last
She Still Thinks I Care – Harry Dean Stanton
Panico – As Mercenarious
Happy Doing What We’re Doing – Brinsley Schwartz
Right Away – Dum Dum Boys
Hey Leroy, Your Mama’s Callin’ You – Jimmy Castor
Fireball – Don Spencer
Rob A Bank – The Butterflies of Love
Ad Astra – HÖH
Love Me – The Phantom
Laying Down Rock – Drinks
Running Bear – King Uszniewicz and his Uszniewicztones
Sell My Soul to the Devil – Carl Douglas and the Big Stampede
One Mint Julip – James Taylor Quartet
Some Friends – Frustration
Asteroid Witch – Ghost Power
Nobody Knows – The Dillards
Up the Hill and Down the Slope – The Loft
Dark Lady – DJ Food
95 South (All of the Places We’ve Been) – Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson

Friday 22 July 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 463

This week's show will provide you with one hour, forty-seven minutes and six seconds of flash and crash.

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Thee Songs:
Gales Doc- The Nightingales
Flash and Crash – Rocky & the Riddlers
Spin This Web – The Adult Net
Velo – Friendly Fires and the Asphodells
Surrender – A Mountain of One
Teenage Time Killer – Rudimentary Peni
Cakes in the Home – Crash Course in Science
Hillside Strangler – The Hollywood Squares
Hey Willy – Shannon and the Clams
Get A Move On – Mr Scruff
Crazy Clown Time – David Lynch
Play It Cool – George Jones
Hazel Irvine – The Wave Pictures
Dry the Rain – The Beta Band
The Day Before Tomorrow – BMX Bandits
Take Meta Mars – Flaming Lips
This American Life – Salvia Plath
Analogue Rock – Stereolab
My Daddy Is  A Vampire – The Meteors
Rhythm – Major Lance
Mad Affair – Elli & Jacno
Pipeline – The Incredible Bongo Band
I Let You Go Boy – Dawn Penn
Moonman Bop – Clear Spot
I Don’t Want To Laugh At You – Greg Cartwright and the Goodnight Loving
Tonight – The Tigerlillies
Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones

Thursday 14 July 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 462

Four in thee shed again this week, fit to busting! 

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Thee Songs:
Theta – The Damned
Love and Hate In A Different Time – Gabriels
Sister Josephine – Jake Thackeray
I Will Drive Slowly – Lambchop
Disco Rough – Mathematiques Modernes
Angel On the Phone – Russ Meyer’s Supervixens
Bodies – Sex Pistols
Silex Pistols – Too Much
Peeping Tom – The Maytals
Do Do Yah? – Mike Donovan
Silver Streak – Paint
Fender Bender – Kid Koola
Talking About My Baby – The Impressions
Famous – Kanye West
La Dama Rossa Uccide Sette Volte (Edit) – Bruno Nicolai
Consciousness of Happening – Seraphim
Lament 1 Bird’s Lament – Moondog
Selfishmath – Richard Swift
Locust – The Ethiopians
The Crusher – The Novas
Waste – Brand New

Friday 8 July 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 461

We have an extra body in thee shed this week, junior Coop joins us with a few tunes.

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Thee Songs:
Dear Mr & Mrs Troublemaker- All Girl Summer Fun Band
Billy – Horsegirl
Dominator – Slift
Slave Markets – Frustration
Buried in the Bleak – Insecure Men
Hyper Worm Tamer (Unkle Mix) – Grinderman
Even Hitler Had a Girlfriend – Mr T Experience
Ride My Dub – Bill Callahan
Iron Leg – Mickey & the Soul Generation
30-60-90 – Graham Day & the Forefathers
Shuffle in the Gravel – Young Jessie
Working for the Man – PJ Harvey
Please Get Up – The Luv’d Ones
Rot – Pup
One, Two, Three – Ramsey Lewis
Iowa Dream – Arthur Russell
Wild Flowers – Warmduscher
Dewbow – Kuunatic
Why’d the Boy Throw the Clock Out the Window – The Colorblind James Experience
A Little Way Different – Moon Duo
m.A.A.d city – Kendrick Lamar

Friday 1 July 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 460


Only Miggins and Micky in thee shed to entertain you this week, Coop is AWOL.

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Thee Songs:
Jimmy, Renda Se – Tom Ze
Keep On Steppin’ – The Fatback Band
Bring It On - Bring It On – James Brown
Gonna Put My Foot Down – Bill Parker
Oh, Les Filles! - Les Pingouins
Christopher Mayhew Says – The Shamen
Nettle – The Diamond Family Archive
Mean Talking Blues – Woody Guthrie
Paralysed – The Legendary Stardust Cowboy
Hook Or Crook – Alex Chilton
You Don’t Know What You’re Doing – The Nightingales
Bottles – Neon
Slogans – Jeffrey Lewis
Block Of Ice – Osees
Painting By Numbers – TV Personalities
Tarnished Gold – Beachwood Sparks
Bring Me Home – John Francis Flynn
I Am the Ruler – Anthony Rocky Ellis
Breadcrumb Trail – Slint
Bullet Proof – George Clinton

Thursday 23 June 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 459

Shake away those cobwebs with a selection box of toe tappers, head nodders and mind bender fresh from thee shed.

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Thee Songs:
Sympathy For Life – Parquet Courts
Stardust Bubblegum – Mother Earth
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Gil Scott-Heron
Time Bomb High School (Live) – Reigning Sound
Never Gonna Leave New York City – Gray
I Remember – Scott Seskind
World of Pots and Pans – Horsegirl
It’s My Beat – Sweet Tee & Jazzy Joyce
Guest Informant (Live in Vienna) – The Fall
Considering A Move To Memphis – The Colorblind James Experience
Lah-Di-Dah – Jake Thackray
Walking On The Moon – Lucia Pamela
L’île De Pâques – Guy Skornik
It Takes A Thief – Destroyer
Your Name Escapes Me – Kelley Stoltz
Platform On The Edge of the Ocean – Arthur Russell
Mr Bartender – Lew Lewis Reformer
Everything’s Al’Right – The Mojos
Your Mind Is – The Luv’d Ones
From the Shore – John Bramwell
Selfishmath – Richard Swift
On the Run – Mattiel
Something On Your Mind – Karen Dalton
Mongoloid – Jupiter
Harlan Co. – Jim Ford
Possessed By Bo Diddley – Powersolo
Shaft – Lloyd Charmers

Thursday 16 June 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 458

We're having a heatwave, grab a mojito, put your budgie smugglers on, lie on the grass and crank this up.

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Thee Songs:
Transmission 458
Jungle Lion – Lee Perry & the Upsetters
Separate Ways – Neil Young
Cannonball Pt 2 – Buck Meek
Think I’m Thinking Bout – Harlem
Oh Brother – The Fall
New York Groove – Hello
Stupid Introlude (ft Gil Scott-Heron)/Stupid – Bobby Womack
Let’s Do Some Good Timing – Alvin Cash & the Registers
She’s All right – Muddy Waters
Sheela-Na-Gig (Demo) – PJ Harvey
Croham Hurst – Oliver Cherer
La Logia Sarabanda – Todos O Ninguno
Calling All Kids – Arthur Russell
Stackolee – Mississippi John Hurt
Catch As Catch Can – Moon Duo
Zo No Senaka – Kikagaku Moyo
Heaven – Talking Heads
Damn Dog – Robin Johnson

Thursday 9 June 2022

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 457

Hello out there, some tunes for you, would you like a listen? Of course you would, what you waiting for?

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Thee Songs:
Tuna Biscuit – G. Band
Come Back To Me – Bok Bok
Jungle Mungle – Powersolo
Gun – Gil Scott-Heron
Weight of the Water – Oliver Cherer
Miracles – Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince with Ty Segall
Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode
Green Sugar – Kikagaku Moyo
Opportunity – The Rogues
Love In Outer Space (Vocal) – Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra
The Valleys – Electralane
Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog – Norma Tanega
I’m  Still In Love With You – Marcia Aitken
Steal Away – Ann Peebles
Aristotle’s Chatter – Sad Eyed Beatniks
Soweto (dub Version) – Jeffrey Osborne
C’Est Pas Serieux – Les Chats Sauvages
I’m a Mess – Stormtrooper

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