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Show #229 - The Thin White Ukes + Alison Ferrier

Radio City : Playlist for Thursday 15 February 2018

Artist | Track/Song Name | Album Title | Label/Distributor | Comments

Opening Theme: Eilen Jewell | Radio City | Queen Of The Minor Key

1. The Still | The Surely | The Still
- A mellow start to the show with this track from an excellent album introduced to me recently. The group is based in Germany and features The Necks' pianist Chris Abrahams. This album from 2016 is to date, their only release.
2. Khruangbin | Lady And Man | Con Todo El Mundo
- I played a tune off their previous album a few weeks ago but this Texas groups' 2nd album was released in the meantime.
3. Donnie Emerson's Dreamin' Wild | Searchin' | Single
- An album released by Donnie & Joe Emerson in 1979 called Dreamin' Wild is a wonderfully eclectic and slightly eccentric record which was reissued by Light In The Attic in 2012. I couldn't find a lot of information about this release but I think it is an old song that Donnie has re-recorded and released with a new band. Not sure if it's from a forthcoming release at this stage.
4. Mavis Staples | No Time For Crying | If All I Was Was Black
- This is a highlight from Mavis' latest album which was released recently.

5. Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite | No Mercy In This Land | No Mercy In This Land
- The first single from the 2nd collaboration album between these two after 2013's excellent Get Up! It's due for release on March 30th.
6. Groundhogs | B. D. D. | Blues Obituary
- I've been listening to the Groundhogs a bit recently and this track from their 2nd album, released in 1969 is a standout. Interestingly, the single got to number 1 in Lebanon!
7. Tyrannamen | Happiness Is Just A Stones Throw Away | Tyrannamen
- Tyrannamen will be playing at the Tote on Thursday, Feb 22nd with The Stroppies and The Blinds.
8. Cable Ties | Tell Them Where To Go | Single
- This 7" single will be sold exclusively at the Cable Ties Ball which is happening at the Corner Hotel on Feb 24th. Other acts playing include Habits, Miss Blanks and The Dacios.
9. Stiff Little Fingers | Alternative Ulster | Inflammable Material
- A classic 1978 single from this great Northern Irish punk band. They are playing at the Croxton on Feb 24th.

10. Wild Meadows | First Exit | Wild Meadows
- This is the 2nd single from the band's forthcoming debut album.
11. Sloan | The Day Will Be Mine | 12
- Canadian band Sloan's 12th album will be released on April 6th. This is the first single from it.
12. Liam Linley | Head | In The Course Of Love
- This is from Liam's forthcoming debut EP. He is currently playing a residency at The Tote on Tuesday nights.
13. Machine Translations | Doom Boogie | Oh
- Machine Translations are playing at the Tote tomorrow night with support from Canary and Sean McMahon.
14. David Bowie | Oh! You Pretty Things | Hunky Dory

Interview With The Thin White Ukes

15. The Thin White Ukes | Slip Away | Live In Studio
- The Thin White Ukes are a trio who play Bowie covers on Ukuleles. They are going to be playing 6 shows at The Butterfly Club between Feb 27th and March 4th. They will also be playing at the Port Fairy Folk Festival on Labour Day weekend.

16. Yo La Tengo | Shades Of Blue | There's A Riot Going On
- Taken from their fifteenth studio album which will be released on March 16th.
17. Grant-Lee Phillips | History Has Their Number | Widdershins
- Grant's latest solo album will be released on Feb 23rd.
18. Skyskraper Stan | Flag Of Progress | Single
- This is the new single from Stan and first for a while. His next Victorian gig will be on March 3rd at the Bridge Hotel in Castlemaine.
19. Alison Ferrier | Rest Easy | What She Knows
- Alison's 3rd album will be released tomorrow and the launch will be at the Worker's Club on Feb 25th.

Interview With Alison Ferrier

20. Alison Ferrier | The Cuckoo | Live In Studio

21. Lindi Ortega | The Comeback Kid | Liberty
- This is the first single from Lindi's forthcoming 5th studio album, due for release on March 30th.
22. Ben Mastwyk & The Millions | This Country | Single
- Ben is going to be launching this single in a double single launch with Cat Canteri tonight at the Spotted Mallard.
23. David Rawlings | Guitar Man | Poor David's Almanck
- From David's solo album, released last year.
24. Marlon Williams | The Fire Of Love | Make Way For Love
- Marlon's 2nd album is released tomorrow and is the PBS station feature album this week!

Closing Theme: Ashley Davies | To Carpentaria - Into The Unknown | The Expedition Burke & Wills

 

 

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