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From '50s NYC clubland, a Yma Sumac-inspired version of "Babalu" by jazz/calypso singer Phyllis Branch.
The radio showThe show is Lost Frequencies. Every Monday night from 9pm to 11pm (CST) on Marfa Public Radio I explore the atmospheric side of post-War music: bop & vocals, soul/R&B heartbreak, exotica & soundtrack moods, Latin jazz, oddball instrumentals, honky-tonk ballads, early electronics - even some dreamy '60s psychedelic pop. Tune in at Marfa Public Radio or at KRTS 93.5fm.
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The James Bond character is one of the 20th Century’s great fictional heroes. Ian Fleming’s literary conception of the character (Casino Royale, 1953) and, later, its cinematic adaptation (starting with Dr. No in 1962) galvanized the whole spy genre and … Continue reading
The second installment of the Office Naps mix. More of my favorite ‘60s soft psychedelics and electronic pop. Office Naps Mix Spring 2007 Millennium, Prelude (7”, Columbia) Appletree Theatre, Hightower Square (7”, Verve Forecast) Joyride, Childhood’s End (Friend Sound, RCA) … Continue reading
Beneath the racy exteriors of this week’s selections – the exotic chimes and flutes, the fuzztone distortion, the invitations to grooviness – beat the cocktail-tippling heart of an older generation. The work of veteran New York City and Los Angeles … Continue reading
Dreamy pop psychedelia, soundtrack gadgetry, and ’60s electronics: my version of the holidays. Merry Mix-mas! Office Naps Mix 2006 Johnny Harris Orchestra, Footprints on the Moon (7″, Warner Brothers) Scott Walker, It’s Raining Today (Scott 3, Smash) West Minist’r, Carnival … Continue reading