Thursday 28 December 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 511

After an extended break, we're back. Nearly six weeks away, which is the longest gap between shows, apologies! 

So, thee shed is no more, we're now ensconced in thee bunker for future shows. All good things come to an end, new surroundings, new chapter.

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Thee Songs:
Top Brass - Matt Berry
No Trophy Version – The Bees
Reviewing The Situation – Jacki Bond
Rabies – Naked Lunch
I Want My Woman – The Emperors
Born Brain Stupid – Bastard Kestrel
Lowest Common Denominator – Richard Hell & the Voidoids
Christmas – Beat Happening
Demolition Girl – The Saints
Boogiemon Stories – Mick Trouble
Memorabilia (The Hacker 2023 Remix) – Soft Cell
Getting It Back – Cymande
Rolling Love (Part 2) – Three Days Ahead LPF
This Happy World – Robert Marlow
The Old Man’s Back Again (Dedicated to the Neo-Stalinist Regime) – Scott Walker
Indelible Stain – Wreckless Eric
Hold No Desire/Leavetaking/Mass Market Paperback – Marcus Starling
Earrings – Omni
This Arsehole’s Been Burned Too Many Times Before – The Nectarine No. 9
Sarah – Langkamer
Yesterday – The Roger Webb Sound
Another Side – Woods
So Much Love In My Heart – The Artistics
Snooker (Like Pool) – Low Rocks
Trade Winds – Eden Ahbez
Looking Back, I Should Have Been Home More – Richard Swift
Not Far Away – Reigning Sound

Friday 15 December 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 72 Redux

Getting the new studio moved into and set up is taking longer than we hoped, it may not be until the new year now. Hopefully it will be sooner allowing us to do a festive show. In the meantime we'll keep you supplied with shows from the vault.

Here's show 72 from this week in 2012.

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Thee Songs:
Wordless Chorus – My Morning Jacket
Love in the Harbour – The Bees
A Minha Menina – Os Mutantes
Hand Clapping Song – Meters
Sugar Man – Rodriguez
Freaking Out the Neighbourhood – Mac DeMarco
I’m Waiting For the Man – Warm Soda
I’m a Pig – UV Race
Come Into My Life – Thee Headcoatees
Soapy – Lyres
You Will Always Bring Me Flowers – Shannon and the Clams
Quadrophobia – The Interceptors
California Sun - King Uszniewicz and his Uszniewicztones
Beatle Boots – The Pop Rivets
Baby Come Back – Conjunto Zoo
Bus 16 – Subsonics
Past Verde – The Golden Stars
Sweet 17 – Dirty Beaches
The Only Girl I Love – The Changing Tymes
Summer Sunset – Society
Itchy Koo – Hank Blackman & the Killers
Babe Come Down – Sammy
Sweet Young Thing Ain’t Sweet No More – Mudhoney
Hate Your Friends – Lemonheads
Who Says – Richard Hell and the Voivoids
Plate In My Head – Oblivians
I Need You – The Count Bishops
Fortune Teller – Benny Spellman

Friday 1 December 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 24 Redux

It's been tricky getting together recently for a variety of reasons so here's an oldie where we attempted a record-based game of rock paper scissors. Which was really rock paper bladed weapon as we found that scissor songs are few and far between.

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Thee Songs:
Gun vs Knife – Dan Sartain
Black Book – Stephen Malkmus
Got a Letter – King Syam
Dirty Pictures – Radio Stars
Tipper Tone Rock – Big Youth
Switchblade – Link Wray
Paper Cuts – Nirvana
Jack of Diamonds – Ben Carruthers & the Deep
Money – The Sonics
Rock Me Again & Again & Again & Again & Again & Again – Lyn Collins
Paper – Talking Heads
Indian Rock – The Musical Linn Twins
Child of the Moon – The Mad Shadows
Razor Blade – Sonic Youth
Switchblade Sam – Jeff Daniels
Black Daggers – Tiger! Tiger!
Brown Paper Sack – Reigning Sound
Flip the Script – Gang Starr
Tombstone – Peaches
Stone Free – Jimi Hendrix
Cheque Book – Dr Feelgood
Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio – Ramones
Chinese Rocks – Johnny Thunders
Burning Spear – Thee Oh Sees
Suffragette City – Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin

Thursday 23 November 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 25 Redux

Reissue. Back to September 2011 for this week's dig in the vaults. 

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Thee Songs:
Shake – Pink Grease
Can’t Stop the Spring – Flaming Lips
Hold Me Tight – King Khan & BBQ Show
Monkey Man – Baby Huey & the Babysitters
Teen Age Thugs – Sonny & the Sunsets
Happy Hill – Cheeseburger
Revenge of the Hammond Connection – Primal Scream
JU-87 – Primal Scream
Star – Primal Scream
Mars, Arizona (DFA Remix) – Blues Explosion
Outside My Area – Klang
Don’t Like People – Country Teasers
Tear the Club Up – The Dirtbombs
Scary – Mad Capsule Markets
Wilmot’s Last Skank – Sabres of Paradise
Save Your City – Radio 4
Why Won’t You – The Rogers Sisters
White Cross – Sonic Youth
Wrong Place, Right Time – The Fall
Warning Sign – Talking Heads
My Boyfriend’s Learning Karate – Thee Headcoatees
Fight Fire – The Embrooks
Time Will Tell –Paul Messis
The Poet’s Dream – Pete Molinari
Big Gay Heart – Lemonheads
My Business – The Pharmacy
Red Light, Green Light – The Fresh & Onlys

Thursday 16 November 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 510

You can hear the songs that magically disappeared from last week's show (Miggins wasn't pissed, honest) plus eighteen more. The tree speaks!

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Thee Songs:
Rushing the Acid Frat – Stephen Malkmus
The Invisible Dog – Electralane
Splendid Sun – Trees Speak
Marriage – The Bug Club
Hold the Line – Melin Melyn
Bolmyndd – Pys Melyn
Message to Planet Earth – Solid Gold ft. Alexander Love
Black Dog – Jesse Winchester
Hot Milk – Jackie Mittoo
Gloryhallastoopid (Pin the Tale on the Funky) – Parliament
Tent – Bonzo Dog Band
Garden of Earthly Delights – The United States of America
Tikho – Good News
Buzzzzz – Jimmy Gordon
Your Bleeding Heart – Say She She
Leave My House – The Modds
Mount Everest – Butterflies of Love
I Have… Saccharine Trust
Cold Light of Day – Lewsberg
Dog Door – Sparklehorse
Probably A Metaphor – Dimitri
Ronnie – The David Tattersall Group
Manzanar – Channel 3
She’s A Heartbreaker – Gene Pitney
Peppermint Girl – The Smashing Times
Songs Wrought Wrong – Ubiquitous Meh!
I Believe in Bugs – Ivor Cutler

Thursday 9 November 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 509


I'm a minger, you're a minger too... Gremlins hit this week's show, 9 songs seem to have disappeared. A full review will be had and the guilty party stripped of privileges for a week. Amateurs!

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Thee Songs:

Mr Fingers – Brainiac

Do the Monkey With James – Perry & the Harmonics

The 900 Number – The 454 King

Hellmouth – Lambchop

Medication Blues #1 - Reigning Sound

Rushing the Acid Frat – Stephen Malkmus

Mae Rhywyn Wedi Dwyn Fy Nhrwyn (Someone’s Stolen My Nose) – Y Tebot Piws

Hello Sunshine – Super Furry Animals

Undegsaith – Y Niwl

Language of Love – Adriano Celentano

While Digging Through the Snow – Whitney K

Yekermo Sew – Mulatu Astatke

Gizew Honeshyna – Alemayehu Eskete

Don’t Make Me Cry – Frankie Lee

Dig Myself A Whole – Charlie Feathers

Sad Sad Feet – Cate Le Bon

Nos Ddu – Heather Jones

Cream of the Crop – No Choice

Friday 3 November 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 18 Redux


Back to July 2011 for an exhumed transmission 18. 

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Thee Songs:
The Crusher – The Novas
Action Time Vision – Alternative TV
Date With Doug – Wild Billy Childish & the Members of the British Empire
Sugar Devil – Steve Hooker
River Deep Mountain High – The Saints
I Can’t Pretend – The Barracudas
Dr Dupree – Wilko Johnson Solid Senders
Family Tree – Black Lips
Tidal Wave – Thee Oh Sees
Something 4 the Weekend – Super Furry Animals
Old Fashioned Shoe Shine – Left Lane Cruiser
Whole Lotta Love – Ike & Tina Turner
One Meat Ball – Veronica Sbergia
Doug Yule’s Velvet Underground – Darren Hayman
Tell the Devil – Swampmeat
The New Breed (Part 1) – Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm
Nothing Conquers Us – Goodnight Loving
Original Mixed Up Kid – The Tennessee Tearjerkers
Friendly Ghost – Harlem
Bang – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
T.V. Eye – The Stooges
Florida – Grandaddy
North American Scum – LCD Soundsystem
Heaven – The Rapture
D.D Reg Reg – The Dirty Lungs
The Hair Song – Black Mountain
Misty Water – The Kinks

Friday 27 October 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 508


Lovely mixed bag for you this week, play it to someone new, make their weekend.

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Thee Songs:
The Contract Man – Bullet
Still Foggy – Minami Deutsch
Rotten to the Core – Rudimentary Peni
Cecile – Eden Auf Erden
Age of Consent – New Order
So Pitted – Sandy Pussy
The Man Whose Head Expanded – The Fall
Dog Door – Sparklehorse
Jailhouse Rock – Eilert Pilarim
Fizzy Barf – Andrew Hung
Essor Assure – Visible
Ace of Spades – Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed and the True Loves
In the Light of the Miracle – Arthur Russell
Ballad of Easy Rider
Plastic - Juju and the Space Rangers
Fixin’ to Die – Dave Ray
Kensington – Richard Swift
David’s Head – A. Savage
All That I Am – The Belbury Poly
The Rebel Kind – Dino, Desi & Billy
The Projects (P Jays) – Handsome Boy Modelling School fest Trugoy and Del
Deer Island – Yot Club
Banana Walk – Dub Specialist
Bewitched -Beat Happening
La Ventana – Los Doltons
Git Me – Selda
Stewball – Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs

Friday 20 October 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 507


For the young scene...

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Thee Songs:
Fresh New Eyes – Brainiac
Kind Ghost – Sparklehorse
Coming Home – Dexys Midnight Runners
La La La La  Gene Def Con – Gene Def Con
Jam Jam Children – Sugar Minott
Living Inside – Cut Worms
Rivers of Mind – Rose City Band
Through the Garden – Lewsberg
To The East – Electralane
Held – Spoon
No Flag – Elvis Costello
The End of Asia – Ryuchi Sakamoto
Corona – Minutemen
Young Scene – Carnaby Street Orchestra and Choir
Nothing Gonna Stop – The Folk Implosion
Goon – Osees
Radium One – Sauveur Mallia
Waiting For A Train – Pete Molinari
Waski Przelyk Wicoryba – Bizony
Sarah Jane, Part II – Dennis Driscoll
Falling Rain – Link Wray
Angela – Bill Callahan
Naked Patients – Happyness
Pamphlets – Squid
Heads Or Tails – Booker T. and the M.G.’s
Respect Yourself – Mack Rice
Fragments of Fear – Johnny Harris

Thursday 12 October 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 506


Love bumps all round, feel it?

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Thee Songs:
Mr Clean (Live) – The Jam
How Do You Make Me Feel – Delilah Holliday, Baxter Dury, Etienne De Crecy
Jenny Ondioline Part 2 – Stereolab
Wild Wild Summer – Hazel Nuts Chocolate 
少年 – Maki
I’m A Lost Time – Lily
It Will Never Stop – Sparklehorse
Foxes – Silk Cuts
Sad Eyed Lady – The Clean
From Never To Once – Lewsberg
Two Strangers – Whitney K
The Organization – The Herms
Nurse! – Bar Italia
Another Bubble – Robin Hitchcock and the Egyptians
Alive – Hanni El Khatib
A Human Certainty – Saccharine Trust
Athens At Night – H. Hawkline
Love Bump – Lone Ranger
Chicken Skin Planet – Beach Surgeons
Get Innocuous – LCD Soundsystem
Alone Again Or – Love
Eat Your Hot Dog Boy – Tomorrow’s Keepsake
Dr Handy’s Dandy Candy – Jim Ford
Why Can’t I Stop – Shintaro Sakamoto
Jesus Gave Me Water – The Soul Stirrers
Cyclades – Buck Meek
Fee Fi Fo Fum – Leo

Friday 6 October 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 505


You've got a longer show this week as we all seemed to pick some lengthy tunes out of our boxes. Plus you get a bassline (three times) that's going to live rent free in your head all week.

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Thee Songs:
True Life – Water From Your Eyes
Trumpet Song – The Particles
Anchin Kfu Ayinkash – Hailu Mergia & Dahlak Band
Goddess Rules – Dexys Midnight Runners
The Half Of It – Wreckless Eric
Chatham Town Welcomes A Desperate Man – The William Loveday Intention
Sackville – Daveband
Welcome Back – John Sebastian
Sparrows Over Birmingham – Josh Rouse
Ode to the Old Ways – Whitney K
Maria – Sam Burton
Same Beat Part One – Fred Wesley & the JBs
The Innkeeper’s Song – Matt Berry
Why’d the Boy Throw the Clock Out of the Window – The Colorblind James Experience
The Model – The Routes
Night of the Assassins – Les Rallizes Denudes
I Will Follow Him – Little Peggy March
Glad Girls – Guided By Voices
That’s Needless – Ubiquitous Meh!
Keeping Dry – The Allah-Las
Alive – Yot Club
I Dig Your Dog – Caleb Landry Jones
Lings – Townes Van Zandt
A Hundred Highways – Dirty Beaches
Lay My Love – Eno/Cale
No Music On A Dead Planet – The Soup Dragons
Lorna – Adrian Lloyd

Thursday 28 September 2023

Church Of Thee Polyvinyl Craftsmen Resurrected - Sermon 11


We had a new show recorded and ready to go but it appears it was too long and exceeded our monthly Podbean capacity for the month which sucks. So we had to substitute with something shorter. Here is the 11th sister show we did briefly for the Garage Punk Pirate Network or whatever it was called. Hoist the main sail and mutter a prayer!

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Thee Songs:

Loch Ness Monster – King Horror

Hot Tamales – The Prime Mates

Preaching the Blues – The Gun Club

All My Loving – The Almighty Defenders

Stop and Listen – The Shag

I Don’t Like You – Bo Diddley

Loving Cup – The Triumphs

Don’t Call Me Flyface – The Reekers

Problems – The Heathens

Bdaaa!!! – Los Peyotes

Diamond Skull – Atomic Suplex

Girl from the Neck Down – Suzi Chunk

Block of Ice – Thee Oh Sees

Golden Girl – The Rabble

Speedway – The Heyburners

Fuck… - Dan Sartain

Axis Abraxis – Mark Sultan

Let Me In – Hunx

Jamskate – Quintron

Sally Sensation – The Buff Medways

Brown Trash – Tandoori Knights

Friday 22 September 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 17 Redux

Holidays and travel delays has led to no new show this week so here is show 17 from way back in September 2011. 

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Thee Songs:
Real Gone – Sam “The Man” Taylor
House of Bamboo – Earl Grant
Wack Wack – Young Holt Trio
Chopper 70 – Wayne Cochran
Waterfall – Quintron
Mind Your Own Business – Delta 5
Suck It and Smell – King Khan & BBQ Show
Et Moi, Et Moi, Et Moi – Jacques Dutronc
Sad Little Bug – April March & the Makers
Why Won’t You – The Rogers Sisters
Hand In Your Head – Money Mark
Messing With My Life – Kitty Daisy & Lewis
You Don’t Like Rock ‘n’ Roll – Hunx & His Punx
Baby Don’t Do It – Shannon & the Clams
(Do the) Fuck Yourself – Nobunny
Love Can Lose – The Milkshakes
Primitive – The Groupies
Octopus – Syd Barrett
Bandstand – Tandoori Knights
I Found A Peanut – Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds
Warm and Untorn – The Pharmacy
Secret Walls – The Fresh and Onlys
Girl From the Mountain – The Harvey Averne Barrio Band
Enjoy Yourself – Prince Buster
Yellow – Whirlwind Heat
No Satisfaction – Black Mountain
Have You Ever Heard A Digital Accordian – The Lovely Eggs

Wednesday 13 September 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 504


While Coops does 'olidays we cobble together a ramshackle set of goodies.
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Thee songs...

I Shall Not reach - Alphonso
Cool Breeze - Big Youth
What Can I Do - Derrick Harriott
Ubiquitous Meh! - Your heart is Still in its Shrink
Family Life - The Particles
Ragged Generation for Real - Patrik Fitzgerald
Songs in Numbers - Cotton Jones
Beautiful Heart - Richard Swift
Sic Ballad - Mike Donovan
Glücklich. Traurig. Seltsam - Die Wellttaumforscher
Haunted Mountain - Buck Meek
Barley - Water From Your Eyes
The Tick - Ween
Die Laughing - Osees
Anti Taxi - Le Femme
Death - Ty Segall band
Milk For Flowers - H. Hawkline
Costly Engineered Solution - Crack Cloud
Sam Burton - Long Way Round
Ted Hawkins - Cold and Bitter Tears

Thursday 7 September 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 118 Redux

Because of 'olidays we travel back to the olden times, way back to transmission 118, recorded on wax cylinder.

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Thee Songs...

I do dream you - Jennifer Gentle
Misfit - The Outsiders
Sling That Thing - Andre Williams
That’s the Way it is -The Del-Vetts
Bye Bye City- Le Coeur
Baby, Baby, Baby - The Seeds
Bye Bye Roxie - Nobunny
Baldyie beat - The Deacons
Young Savage - Ultravox
Fergus & Geronimo - Powerful Lovin’
The Black Keys - Can’t Find My Mind
The Fall - New Face in Hell
Oblivians - I’m Not a Sicko There’s a Plate in My Head
Tykek - City of a Dream
Summer Twins - I’m No Good
Pearls - Dirty Water
Brother Julius - Phil Spector
Blurt - The Fish Needs a Bike
Pharoahe Monch- Fuck You
Billy Childish & The Chatham Singers - The Man With the Gallows Eyes
Howlin’ Wolf - Spoonful
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Clear Spot
The Asphodells - One Minutes Silence
Plastikman - Narkosis
BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Dr Who Theme

Thursday 31 August 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 16 Redux

No shed visitation rights this week so it's all the way back to June 2011 for this week's exhumation of show 16.

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Thee Songs:
Acres of Lust - Sonny & the Sunsets
Blow Out Your Lights – Jacuzzi Boys
I Was On (The Bozo Show) – Nobunny
Vacation In Chicago – Cold War Kids
Brown Jews Etc. – Country Teasers
Talk-Action=Shit – Brian Jonestown Massacre
Stranger – Black Lips
Love Comes In Spurts – Richard Hell & the Voivoids
Teenage Depression – Eddie & the Hot Rods
Sex Beat – The Gun Club
4312 – Tyvek
Ghost Rider – Suicide
Watch the Tapes – LCD Soundsystem
Look-Ka Py Py – The Meters
Ode To A Black Man – The Dirtbombs
Do It Again – Edwyn Collins
Depth Charge Ethel – Grinderman
Secret Plans – Eagles of Death Metal
Sex With An X – The Vaselines
Black Coffin – The Fresh & Onlys
Dirty Nails – The Tennesee Tearjerkers
Summertime Blues – Blue Cheer
Let’s Go Surfing – The Drums
Billy Two – The Clean
All My Friends – Pavement
Strangers – The Presidents of the United States of America
Slow Motion – Forest Fire

Thursday 24 August 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 502


No Miggins this week, he's touring Northern Britain sleeping on beaches. He's give Micky and Coop the key to thee shed!

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Thee Songs:

Coordinates/The Path – Belbury Poly

Hold the Line – Melin Melyn

Constant Journey – Chaps

Blue Sound of Love – Alan Dell

Adult/ery – Scars

Green Power – Jesse James

Goofballs – The Tremelo Beer Gut

Part 8 – Yume Bitsu

Portrait -Five or Six

Shifting Gears – Johnny Hammond

Girl from ’62 - Thee Headcoats

Country Girl – Brinsley Schwartz

I Can’t Hardly Wait (The Tim Version) – The Replacements

Ruler of My Heart – Irma Thomas

It’s Over – Demons Claws

Running in the City – Space

The Wall – Yuck

The O-Men – Butthole Surfers

Them Girls – Lee Hazlewood

What’s In My Head - Fuzz

Friday 18 August 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 502


Whether you're orbiting around the moon, waltzing across Texas or staying in bed this weekend, transmission 502 should fit the bill.

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Thee Songs:
Orbit Around the Moon – Joe Meek with Blue Men
Cling Film – The Sea Urchins
Tune Up – Jr Walker and the All Stars
Product Patrol – Cabaret Voltaire
Everything’s Alright – The Outcast
Creepy People (In the Middle of the Night) – Wreckless Eric
Alien Feeling – The Magnetic Fields
I Can’t Help Myself (Long Version) – Orange Juice
Will There Ever Be A Day That You’re Hung Like A Thief – The William Loveday Intention
Boy With A Smile – Arthur Russell
Zinabu – Bunzu Sounds
Call Me Anything – Bill Callahan
Two Time Loser – Little Richard
The Birmingham School of Business School – The Fall
Johnny Won’t Get To Heaven – Killjoys
Gravity’s Angel – Laurie Anderson
Waltz Across Texas – Alex Chilton
The Prisoner – Gil Scott-Heron
Undertaker – Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
Stealing – John Holt
Science Funktion - Donald Byrd
Through the Morning, Through the Night – Dillard & Clark
The World Is A Ghetto – Amral’s Trinidad Cavaliers Steel Drum Orchestra
Relax Baby Be Cool – Stereo Total
The Ward – Junkyard Band
The Big Noise From Winnetka – Sandy Nelson
Who Do You Think You’re Fooling – Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band

Wednesday 9 August 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 501


Destination Weirdsville, hop aboard.

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Thee Songs:
Night of the Vampire – The Moontrekkers
Long Necked Bottles - Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band
Gathers No Moss – Shadows Five
Heads You Win – Charlie Crockett
Prove It – The Rebel
Don’t Fade Out – Cut Worms
Bugaboo – Sereni Singers
Tell Me Now – The Wave Pictures
Weirdsville – George Ross and the Red Tops
Dream On Columbia Street – Cotton Jones
Looking Back, I Should Have Been Home More – Richard Swift
Start To Dreaming – Wooden Shjips
Poetry – KRS One  & Scott La Rock
Servus Mr Bond – Las Gammas
Lorsque Je Frappe A Ta Porte – Ginette Taillon
That Was Illegal – Shintaro Sakamoto
Clockout – Devo
Pista (Fresh Start) – Los Bitchos
Hard To Be A Star – Whitney K
Keys – White Denim
Lover, Lover, Lover – Leonard Cohen
Entry of the Globbots (Take 2) – Joe Meek with Blue Men
Jolene – Kellee Patterson
I Wish I Could Sing – R. Stevie Moore
Those Conga Drums – Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers
Happenings Ten Years Ago – Yardbirds
The Beat Goes On/Off - Telex

Thursday 3 August 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 500


Here it is, our 500th show. Nothing flashy, some extra songs, so it's a bit longer, some favourites and some dedications.

A big thanks to all of listeners whether you've been with us since the beginning or are a newish covert. Thanks too to the guests we've had drop in from time to time.

Lastly a huge tip of the hat to Laggers, without who... x

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Thee Songs:
Backslop – Baby Earl & the Trini-dads
Theme From Sparta F.C. #2 – The Fall
Someone Must’ve Nailed Us Together – The Len Bright Combo
Blow Your Head – Fred Wesley & the JBs
Blue Boy – Orange Juice
The Container Drivers – The Fall
Spiderman in the Flesh – Country Teasers
Disappearing Act – The Mantles
Shoemaker Levy 9 – Hierophants
Call of the Wighat – The Cramps
Carol – Reigning Sound
Fantastic Man – William Onyeabor
That Greedy Beat – Matt Black & the Coldcut Crew
Red Head Walking – Beat Happening
Rectangle – Jacno
(I Was) Born to Cry – Dion & the Belmonts
Chaconne in G Major – Moondog
So What If I Couldn’t Take It – Jeffrey Lewis
Stay Here and Take Care of the Chickens – The Wave Pictures
Ruby Go Home – Thee Oh Sees
Et Moi, Et Moi, Et Moi – Jacques Dutronc
Wild - The Butterflies of Love
Benson Arizona – Dominik Hauser
Ooh Yea – Betty Davis
Cosoco – Juana Molina
Another Planet – Shintaro Sakamoto
This Is A Photograph – Kevin Morby
Everywhere That Wog Army Roam – Cornershop
The Dolphins – Al Wilson
Fixer Upper – Yard Act
Stupid Introlude (feat Gil Scott Heron)/Stupid – Bobby Womack
Animal Mentality – Patrik Fitzgerald Group
Suffering Jukebox – Silver Jews
Miami – Baxter Dury
Is It Raining In Your Mouth – The Fat White Family
She Wants Me Dead – Wobbly Lamps

Friday 28 July 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 499


All kinds of everything in this week's show.

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Thee Songs:
Theme From The Iron Horse – The Sound Defects
Race Track In France – Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson
(We Hate the Fuckin’) NME – Thee Headcoats
If My Mother Thinks I’m Happy – The Bug Club
Stevie (For Steven S.) – Royal Trux
Run To Your Mama (Cage & Aviary Remix) – Goat
All Kinds Of Everything – Tell Hall and Sinead O’Connor
Kisses For the Misses – Richard Swift
Tezeta – Mulatu Astatke
Depression – Abner Jay
Back to the World - Curtis Mayfield
Send His Love To Me – PJ Harvey
Unforgiveable – Howe Gelb
Dishonesty – Marine Girls
All That I Really Want – The Tempos
Sweet Tater Pie – Dave Pike
The Pink Panther – The Method
Too Drunk To Fuck – Dead Kennedys
Chinese Bookie – The Yummy Fur
Almost No One (Can Have My Love) – Escape-ism
Happy Soup – Baxter Dury
Freak Out – Jackie Mittoo
Persian Carpet In Reverse – Kitchen Cynics
I Don’t Want To Lose Her – The Tempests
Ray Of Sunshine – Go Sailor
Sad Tomorrow – The Muffs
It’s Nothing To Me – Sanford Clark

Thursday 20 July 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 498


Lasers set to stun, show four nine eight.

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Thee Songs:
Lady Day - Richard Swift
My Yoke Is Heavy - Sparklehorse
Day In Day Out - Stanley Brinks and the Kaniks
Run Pussy Cat - Russ Meyer 
I Worship the Sun - Felt
What Can You Do In Your Life - Petalouda
Les Fleur - Minnie Riperton
Medicine - Matt Berry 
Sun Ra - Dragstrip
Lisa Said - Baxter Dury
Soft Mountain Shake - Cotton Jones
Teenage Toy - Insecure Men
Bend Over - Wagon Christ
Slap My Babies - Gene Defcon
Come Back Jim - The Gun Club
History Lesson Part II - Minutemen
Hizomi Moe - Meiko Kaji
Canyon Ride '99 - Beachwood Sparks 
Rhythm Changes - The Counts
Rockberry Jam - L.A. Dream Team
Excellent Birds - Laurie Anderson
Happy Music - James Last
A Dream For Julie - Kaleidoscope
In/Out - Stereo Total
Peter and the Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Sons of Judah
If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) - Homer Banks
Happy Hill - Cheeseburger

Thursday 13 July 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 3 Redux

We've unearthed a whole new batch of oldies to fill the gaps for when we can't get in thee shed. So here is transmission three from way back in March 2011.

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Thee Songs:
Zero G - The Barry Gray Orchestra
Intelligent Madness – Greg Osby
Civilian Life – The Rebel
Pot Head Pixies – Gong
Got Love if You want It – the Bush
Jet Plane – Venus Ray
Swings and Roundabouts – Nork Law
Know Your product – The Saints
Salvation – The Kits
Sing – The Rationals
I’m the Living Sickness – Calico Wall
Ugly Women – King Khan & His Lonesome Guitar
Swinging On A Star – Big Dee Erwin
Punk Rock Mama – Heavy Trash
2120 South Michigan Ave – The Wrecked Angles
5 Minutes – The Stranglers
Day Late Dollar Short – Thee Witch Hazel Martinis
Tema De Batman – Celio Balona
Acao Na Cidade – As Mercenarias
Inner City Boundaries – Freestyle Fellowship
Unicorns Were Horses - New Kingdom
Cover It in Gas And Set It on Fire (live) – Ween
Just a little Bit – Roy Head
Barrel House Woman – Champion Jack Dupree
99th Floor – The Moving Sidewalks
My One and Only Jimmy Boy – The Girlfriends
Never Got the Chance – Lazy Cowgirls
If You Can’t Give Me Everything – Reigning Sound
Beatle Bones N’ Smoking Stones – Captain Beefheart
Witches Wand – Luv Machine
What a Waster – Adam Green
The Mermaid Parade – Phosphorescent
Greatest Show On Earth – The Felice Brothers
Fortune Teller – Forest Fire
Summer of Love – The Fresh and Onlys
Motorhead With Me (live) – Nobunny
Easy Way Out – The Adicts
Woof Woof – Dan Deacon
See The Light – Velvet Underground
Kick – Adam and the Ants
Waxworks – Wreckless Eric
Motor Car – Neil’s Children
Psycho – Eddie Noack

Friday 7 July 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 497

Can you put your arms around a memory?

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Thee Songs:
Monkey’s Paw – Laurie Anderson
Sunlit Uplands – Nightingales
I Saw – Young Fathers
The Democracy of Small Things – The Blow
24 Hours – The Chefs
Take Your Time – Willie Tee
Crystal World – Crystal Glass
Amalfi Drive – Manolo
Bury! – The Fall
Whistle at the Bottom of a Shoe – Richard Swift
I Can’t Get Around You – Ty Segall & White Fence
Let Your Weirdness Carry You Home – Majolian
Girl Overboard – Snowboy featuring Anna Ross
Groove Juice – Preston Lewis
Father – Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
Thunder Clap – Augustus Pablo
Reflections – Bill Conti
Wahnsinn V1 – Trio
Men From Spectre – Purple Pill Party
Anenome – The Brian Jonestown Massacre
First Evil – Grinderman
Oh Red – Howlin’ Wilf
Wreck – The Grifters
I[m A Man That’s Done Wrong – The Servant’s Ball
Flavor Part 2 – The Blues Explosion
Hunting On Paris (Tecno Jacno Zero – Return Rec) – Salon Music
You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory – Johnny Thunders

Thursday 29 June 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 496


Transmission 496 has a good number of Gallic bangers. C'est formidable!

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Thee Songs:
Je Dis Ce Que Je Pense Et Je Vis Comme Je Veux – Antoine
Gamme Gouchee – Les Cottamou
C’Est Comme Ça – Les Rita Mitsouko
Sharkey’s Day – Laurie Anderson
Neuschnee - Neu!
Rainmaker – Sparklehorse
Don’t Let Go – The Vice-Roys
In the Middle of A Miracle – Arthur Russell
London Express – Oliver Sain
Tabana Luvvet – Fařuz Derřn Bulut
What Was That? – Melin Melyn
Going Back To My Roots (Part One) – Lamont Dozier
Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) – Parliament
Rational Culture – Tim Maia
I Ain’t Got Nobody – Sly and the Family Stone
Heaven in the Back Seat of My Cadillac – Stereo Total
The Lie – Gun Club
Summer Madness – Inokasira Rangers
Percolator – Hot Butter
Meli Melo – Jeanna Marie Sens
Exposition – Charles de Goal
Love Pseudomorph – Ubiquitous Meh!
Split On Both Sides – Duds
Sharkey’s Night – Laurie Anderson with William S. Burroughs
Cody – Gram Parsons
Bring on the Heartaches – Willie Tee
Faut Savoir – Les Intrigantes

Friday 16 June 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 495


Are we all prostitutes? Think on it while you listen to this week's show and report on your findings.

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Transmission 495
Psyche Rock (Malpaso Mix by Fatboy Slim) – Pierre Henry
Goodbye Piano – R. Stevie Moore
Little Girls – Ludus
We Are All Prostitutes – The Pop Group
I Identified the UFO – Ubiquitous Meh!
Leon – Baxter Dury
Description Of A Fool (Talkie) – A Tribe Called Quest
Precious Things – Warmduscher
Negative Zone – Dicaprio
La Premiere Fois – Jean-Bernard De Libreville
Dear God (Sincerely M.O.F.) – Monsters of Folk
What You Need Is What You Get – Dramatics
Nina-Kocka-Nina – The Dinks
Swingin’ Drums – Ronny Kae
Chasing Rainbows – Rose City Band
Start To Dreaming – Wooden Shjips
Blonde On Blonde – Harlem
Japanese Cowboy – Ween
Mound – The Rebel
Solace – The Sea Urchins
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Inokasira Rangersa
Tube Disaster – Flux Of Pink Indians
The War – The Babies
The Word Of God/My Baby Loves Rock & Roll Music – The Bug Club
Sick Of Goodbyes – Sparklehorse
Touch Sensitive – The Fall
Lost In A Crowd - Woods

Friday 9 June 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 104 Redux

We are exhuming show one oh four from almost ten years ago, take no notice of the quiz results, they are a bit redundant now. Some great tunes though, nice to remember what we were buying and listening to ten years ago. Pre-ting times!

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Thee Songs:
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

Thursday 1 June 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 494

Whatever you like we've got. Unless your taste differs from ours. In which case you're in the wrong place.

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Thee Songs:
Pure Particles – The Bug Club
Ruby Don’t Take Your Love to the Vibrators – Johnny Moped
Can’t Hold On – Black Lips
GMF – John Grant
If You Ever Get Lonesome – Preston Love
Pedestrian At Best – Courtney Barnett
Twist A Saint Tropez – Les Chats Sauvages
Be What You Want To – Link Wray
Jorge Regula – The Moldy Peaches
Before and Again – Akron/Family
Obsessed and So Obscure – Matt Berry
Gold Day – Sparklehorse
Holday Inn – Stereo Total
Are You Man Enough? – The Four Tops
Dog Scratched Ear – Henry’s Funeral Shoe
AM 580 – Mountains and Rainbows
Paula’s Song – Emmett Finley
Young Freedom – Francis Lai
How Do You Make Me Feel – Delilah Holliday, Baxter Dury & Etienne De Crecy
謎 のミスタ-ナイソ  (Detorioto Mix) – The Dirtbombs
Girl U Want – Devo
Frame of Reference – Drugstore Romeos
Shack Up – Banbarra
Stone Fox Chase – Area Code 615
Drink Me Under the Table – Julian Cope
The Dream (Live) – Thee Oh Sees
Born On A Saturday Night – Mean Jeans

Friday 26 May 2023

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 493


Transmission 493, be thankful for what you've got.

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Thee Songs:

Perfect Wave – Sandy Pussy

Shades – Lee Hazelwood

A Trumpet On the Hillside – Cindy

Be Thankful For What You’ve Got – Love

Trouble the World Is In – The Edwin Hawkins Singers

Heaven Help Us All – Stevie Wonder

Free Arthur Lee – Make-Up

Reason To Be – Michael Yonkers with The Blind Shake

Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show

Piss Pants – Gene Defcon

This Heart of Mine – The Artistics

Cemetry Gates – The Smiths

Shifting Sands – The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band

Shaman’s Blues – The Doors

Rainbow Chaser – Nirvana

Seven Ways To Kill A Man – Andi Sex Gang

Pressure Drop – Izzy Stradlin

Twist A Saint Tropez – Telex

Guns Fever – Baba Brooks

Easy Does It – Bonnie Prince Billy

Mamaguela – Toto Rodriguez and his Orchestra

Bed and Breakfast Man – Madness

One Way Street – The Saints

Smash It Up – The Damned

Baby My Heart – The Bobby Fuller Four

The Official Ironmen Rally Song – Guided By Voices

Crocodile – The Gardeners