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Radio City: Thursday, 25 January 2018

Playlist: Show #226!

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

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

1. Hugh Masekela | Grazing In The Grass | The Promise Of A Future
- South African trumpet player, Hugh Masekela, sadly passed away on Jan 23rd, aged 78. He was one of the few black South African's of the apartheid era to find international success while abroad. This original version, released in 1968 of what later became a jazz standard is arguably the song he's best remembered for.
2. Cookin' On 3 Burners [Feat. Stella Angelico] | Sweet Talker | Lab Experiments Vol. 1: Mixin'
- The band will be playing with Stella at the Come Together Festival on Feb 10th at Eden Dale Farm in Eltham with The Vibraphonic Orchestra, Rebecca Barnard, Antediluvian Rocking Horse with Ollie Olsen and heaps more!
3. The Cactus Channel | Over And Over | Stay A While
- Taken from their 3rd album, released towards the end of last year.
4. Badbadnotgood [Feat. Colin Stetson] | Confessions Pt. II | IV
- This Canadian group are back in Australia soon for the Laneway Festival which is happening in Melbourne on Feb 3rd at the Footscray Community Arts Centre. However, the band will not be playing any sideshows this time around.

5. Heartbrokers | I Am The Devil | Vol. 10
- This is the first album released by this local supergroup featuring Van & Cal Walker, Jeff Lang, Ezra Lee + Ashley Davies. It is the clubhouse leader for album of the year!
6. James McCann And The New Vindictives | Hotel Hospital Bed | Gotta Lotta Move-Boom!
- The band is playing tonight at The Tote along with Me-Graines, Rhyece O'Neill & The Narodniks, Foggy Notion and Black Bats.
7. Valerie June | Man Done Wrong | The Order Of Time
- Taken from Valerie's album of last year.
8. Chris Russell's Chicken Walk | Don't Hook It To The Mule | Single
- Chris' last gig of his Tuesday night January residency at The Tote is next week. This is his first single (from 2011) which he played last Tuesday. This may be his last gig for a while so a great chance to see him!

9. The Black Angels | Currency | Death Song
- The Black Angels will be playing at Golden Plains on Labour Day weekend and are doing 2 sideshows at The Corner on March 12th and 13th. Tickets are still available for the latter show.
10. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard | Inner Cell | Polygondwanaland
- This is the fourth of five albums released by the band in 2017 but this one is available for free on their Bandcamp page!
11. Baby Blue | Fire And Ice | Do What You Like
- This is the excellent new single from the bands forthcoming 2nd EP. They will be launching it at the Gasometer Hotel on Feb 15th with Bitch Diesel and Michael Beach.
12. Slowdive | Catch The Breeze | Just For A Day
- This influential UK band associated with the Shoegazer movement are about to tour Australia for the first time. They will be playing at the Laneway Festival on Feb 3rd and will be doing a sideshow at The Forum on Feb 8th with support from Kane Ikin. This is taken from their debut album, released in 1991.

13. The Byrds | So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star | Younger Than Yesterday
- Another tribute to Hugh Masekela who plays a memorable trumpet solo on this classic 1967 track.
14. Pony Face | Undercover | Deja Vu
- Pony Face are launching this great album on Saturday night at Howler with Ute Root and Palm Springs.
15. Quivers | Phosphorescence | We'll Go Riding On The Hearses
- This is the debut album by Quivers who are led by multi-instrumentalist Sam Nicholson. They will be doing a vinyl launch on Feb 9th upstairs at The Tote w/Doona Waves, Closet Straights and Rainbow Trout DJ.
16. The Featherheads | Howling | Howling
- This is a new local band led by Peny Bohan. They will be launching the EP at the Catfish in Fitzroy on Feb 10th.

17. The Breeders | All Nerve | All Nerve
- This is the latest single from the band's forthcoming album due out on March 2nd. It is the first album with their classic lineup since 1993.
18. Catherine Traicos | Bitter Bones | Luminaire
- Taken from Catherine's latest album, released towards the end of last year.
19. JL Chandler | Faithful Man | Euphoria
- This is the first single from the debut solo album by the Perch Creek bassist, to be released in Feb.
20. Spain | Untitled #1 | The Blue Moods Of Spain
- The JL Chandler tune reminded me of Spain so I thought I'd play this track from their debut album.

21. First Aid Kit | Rebel Heart | Ruins
- The band's fourth album was released last week.
22. Sean McMahon | Show Me The Way | Forthcoming Album
- Sean will be part of a BBQ show with his Blind Date Records labelmates this Sunday at the Theatre Royal in Castlemaine. Other acts include James Ellis & The Jealous Guys, Freya Josephine Hollick, Matt Green, Layla Fibbins and Jeb Cardwell.
23. Alison Ferrier | The Cuckoo | What She Knows
- This is the latest single from Alison's forthcoming 3rd album, to be released on Feb 16th. She will be launching it on Feb 25th at The Worker's Club with Alysia Manceau and Harry Jakamarra.

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

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