October 24, 8pm

Michele K-tel celebrates the legacy of DJ John Peel on the anniversary eve of his death 10.25.04 w/ an archived ” hour & three quarters of noise” favorite records & remembrances as hosted by Radio 1 colleague and friend Andy Kershaw. Extra bonus: the pet sniffing edition of John Peel hosted “Home Truths”. #KeepingItPeel

Andy Kershaw BBC Radio One Peel Tribute 2004

Grinderswitch “Picking the Blues”
Loudon Wainwright “One Man Guy”

The Damned “New Rose” (the FIRST John Peel Session)
Jimi Hendrix “Can you Please Crawl Out Your Window” (Peel Session 1967)
Bhundu Boys “Hupenyu Hwangu'(translation: ‘My Happy Life as a Musician”

Jerry Lee Lewis “Lonesome Fugitive”
James Carr “Forgetting You”

Elmore James “Something Inside of Me”
The Clash “Complete Control”
Culture “Lion Rock” Peel Session 1983

Van Morrison “Saint Dominic’s Preview”
Neil Young “Thankful for My Country Home”
Ivor Cutler “Life in a Scotch Sitting Room” Vol. 2 Ep. 12″ Peel Session (1977)

Diblo Dibala “Matchatcha Wetu'”
Half Man Half Biscuit “Twenty Four Hour Garage People”
Oldham Tinkers “Come Whoam To Thi’ Childer An’Me”
Little Richard “Keep A Knockin'”
Small Faces “Had Me a Real Good time”

Prince Far I “Psalm 87”
Lightning Hopkins “Moving Out Boogie”
Roy Harper ” When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease​” ​

John Peel Home Truths segment “Pet Sniffing”

Roky Erickson “I Walked with a Zombie” Halloween Residency @ The Chapel on 10/30+10/31
Roky Erickson “Haunt”
Rocky Erickson “You’re An Unidentified Flying Object”

¡DISCO ROTO! l’Abbraccione

October 17, 8pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel w/ just out sounds from Angel Olson, Pere Ubu, Amy Denio, King Krule, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, David Grubbs, NE-HI & the Souljazz Orchestra.

Playlist 10.17.17

Pere Ubu “Walking Again” 20 Years in a Montana Missile Silo
Judy Roderick “Walking Slow Behind You” Woman Blue
Kelley Stoltz “Walking Against the Greenlight” Que Aura
Deerhoof “Mountain Moves (ft. Matana Roberts)” Mountain Moves
Matt Mitchell “mini alternate” A Pouting Grimace
Amy Denio “l’Abbraccione” The Big Embrace

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith “To Follow & Lead” The Kid
The Furrow Collective “Chuir M’Athair Mise dhan Taigh Charraideach” Wild Hog
Lucinda Williams “Which Will” This Sweet Old World
The Unthanks “Soft Shelled Crabs” Diversions, Vol. 4: The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake
The Sandabs “Crab Louie” Frolic Diner, Part 1
King Krule “Half Man Half Shark” The OOZ

Godspeed You! Black Emperor “Fam/Famine” Luciferian Towers
Saltland “This Other Place” A Common Truth
The Dream Syndicate “Kendra’s Dream” How Did I Find Myself Here?
NE-HI “Rattled And Strange” 7″

Angel Olsen “Special” Phases
Violent Femmes “Special” Live Recordings
Hasil Adkins “My Special One” Live In Chicago
The Mekons “Special” I <3 Mekons

David Grubbs "Creep Mission" Creep Mission
Sun Watchers "Herd Of Creeps" Sun Watchers
Kids On A Crime Spree "Creep the Creeps" Creep the Creeps
The Fall "C.R.E.E.P." The Wonderful & Frightening World of the Fall

The Souljazz Orchestra "Holla holla" Under Burning Skies
Msafiri Zawose "Tamaduni" Uhamiaji


October 10, 8pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel presents all the Hardly Strictly Highlights from last weekend’s festival in the park and a bonus ticket giveaway to go see Avey Tare @ The Chapel on 10/14.

Avey Tare “Roamer” Eucalyptus (@ the Chapel 10/12)

Jon Langford’s Four Lost Souls “Snake Under Glass” Four Lost Souls
T Bone Burnett “Anything I Say Can and Will Be Used Against You” Tooth of Crime
The Mekons “Calling All Demons” Ancient & Modern
Justin Townes Earle “If I Was The Devil” Kids In The Street
Lucinda Williams “What You Don’t Know” This Sweet Old World
Lila Blue “Kill All the Witnesses” The Hollows Hold the Healing

Billy Bragg “Why We Build The Wall (live)” Bridges Not Walls
Robyn Hitchcock “Do Policemen Sing?” Black Snake Dîamond Röle
Stephanie Finch Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express “The Waiting”
Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band “Wedding Day In Funeralville” Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine
John Prine “Hello In There” Great Days: Anthology

Big Thief “Shark Smile” Capacity
Gillian Welch “455 Rocket (Revival Outtake)” Boots No. 1: The Official Revival Bootleg
Ornette Coleman “Macho Woman” Hidden Man
Ornette Coleman & Prime Time “La Capella” Tone Dialing
Big Freedia “Jump on It” Just Be Free
Blood Music “The Horoscope Song (feat. First Aid Kit)” The Fire and the Flame
First Aid Kit “It’s a Shame” single
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile “Over Everything” Lotta Sea Lice

Henry Rollins “Funny Guy” The Boxed Life
Cheap Trick “He’s a Whore” Cheap Trick
Randy Newman “It’s a Jungle out There” Dark Matter
T Bone Burnett “Hefner And Disney” Proof Through the Night

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 “Struggle Sounds” Struggle Sounds

¡DISCO ROTO! Sashays up the Mall

September 21, 8pm

On this edition Michele K-tel blasts new music from Brooklyn Afrobeat ensemble Antibalas, trumpet/drum duo Spaceheads + (really this time) new music from noisy Canadians Godspeed You! Black Emperor.


Deerhoof “Freedom Highway” Mountain Moves
Kelley Stoltz “Walking Against the Greenlight” Que Aura
Robert Wyatt “Slow Walkin’Talk” `68
The Velvet Underground “Walk And Talk (Demo)” Loaded
Television Personalities “Walk Towards The Light” A Memory Is Better Than Nothing
Richard Thompson “Beatnik Walking” Still
Wanda Jackson “Walk with Me” Heart Trouble
Barbara Manning “Walking After Midnight” Super Scissors
Alex Chilton “I Walk The Line” Electricity By Candlelight / NYC 2/13/97

Juana Molina “In the lassa” Halo
Meridian Brothers “Yo Soy Tu Padre, Yo Te Fabriqué” ¿Dónde Estás María?
Msafiri Zawose “Tusife Majanga” Uhamiaji
Antibalas Antibalas “Gold Rush” Where the Gods are in Peace
Fela Ransome-Kuti & the Highlife Rakers “Fela’s Special” Highlife on the Move: Selected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings from London & Lagos 1954-66
Nick Lowe “Heart (demo)” Nick the Knife vinyl re-issue extras

Spaceheads “The Revolution Sashays up the Mall” A New World in Our Hearts
Nina Simone “Revolution (Part 1)” Gold
Godspeed You! Black Emperor “Anthem For No State, Pt. III” Luciferian Towers
Spade Cooley “Swingin’ The Devil’s Dream” Spadella! The Essential Spade Cooley
BIG|BRAVE “Lull” Ardor

Sam Amidon “Gendel in 5” The Following Mountain
Girl Ray “Earl Grey (Stuck in a Groove)” Earl Grey
Francie Cool “Sad Knife” The Le Sigh Vol. III
Jad Fair, Tenniscoats and Norman Blake “Fragrant Olive Race” Raindrops


September 12, 8pm

Michele K-tel salutes experimental rock icon and Can co-founder Holger Czukay, who left us (at age 79) with a multitude of innovative sounds and glorious Halleluwahs.

Holger Czukay “I Get Weird Dreams” Radio Wave Surfer
Holger Czukay “Cool In The Pool” Movie
Can (presented by Holger Czukay)
Can “I Want More” live on Top of the Pops 1976
Can “Red Hot Indians” Landed

Holger Czukay, Jah Wobble, Jaki Liebezeit “Where’s the money” Full Circle 1981
Holger Czukay “Photo Song” Der Osten Ist Rot
CAN “Moonshake” Future Days
Holger Czukay “Sudetenland” Rome Remains Rome
Can “Vitamin C” Ege Bamyasi
Holger Czukay “Good Morning Story” Good Morning Story (1999)
Holger Czukay “Perfect World” Rome Remains Rome

Can “Spoon” Ege Bamyasi
Krautrock: Holger Czukay’s Take
Holger Czukay “All Night Long” Moving Pictures
Holger Czukay “Floatspace” Moving Pictures
Can “One More Night” Ege Bamyasi

Holger Czukay “Music is a Miracle” (songs from “On the Way to the Peak of Normal”
Can “Yoo Doo Right” Monster Movie (1969)

¡DISCO ROTO! Keeps It Peel

August 29, 8pm

#KeepingItPeel as Michele K-tel celebrates the 8/30 birthday of her DJ hero John Peel with a broadcast of a vintage 1982 BBC Peel programme featuring sessions from Animal Magic & Tears for Fears.

John Peel Show Radio 1 – 9.22.82

Serious Drinking “He’s An Angry Bastard”
The Dainties “Roll On Summertime”
Jah Woosh “Don’t Fight” Sing & Chant With Jah Woosh
Animal Magic “Busta Bulla Weigho” (Peel Session 1982)
Willie Hutch “Your Love Has Made Me A Man” For Dancer’s Only”
OK Jive “Magic Man” Life at the Blue Chonjo Sky Day & Night Club
The Cocteau Twins “Feathers-Oar-Blades” Lullabies
Tears for Fears “Suffer the Children” (Peel Session 1982)
Laurel & Hardy “You’re Nicked”
Anne Clark “Swimming/An Ordinary Life” The Sitting Room
Wham! “Young Guns (Go For It)” Fantastic
Musica Del Palo de Mayo Costa Atlantica de Nicaragua
Animal Magic “Honesty” (Peel Session 1982)
Tears for Fears “Ideas As Opiates” (Peel Session 1982)
Undivided Roots “Live Up” Well Crucial
The Better Beatles “Penny Lane” 7″
Pink Industry “Enjoy the Pain”
Animal Magic “Love Subversion” (Peel Session 1982)
Sinatras “Sweat”
Tears for Fears “The Prisoner” (Peel Session 1982)
Jal Fender & Prince Busters All Stars “Holly Version” 7″
Serious Drinking “Love on the Terraces”
The Beat “Ackee 123” Special Beat Service
Pere Ubu “My Hat” Song of the Bailing Man
Animal Magic “Slim Jim from the Bone Yard” (Peel Session 1982)
Cocteau Twins “Alas Dies Laughing” Lullabies
Pat Kelly “Try to Remember
The Raincoats “No One’s Little Girl”
Tears For Fears “The Hurting” (Peel Session 1982)
100 Flowers “Salmonella (Happy Squid)”
The Psychedelic Furs “Run & Run”
The Beat “She’s Going” Special Beat Service


August 22, 8pm

Michele K-tel plays the new super DISCO ROTO hits from Ohio’s favorite grump David Thomas and his band PERE UBU, SF wunder kid Kelley Stoltz, the return of Thee Oh Sees (!), melancholy MC Ghostpoet PLUS the laughter of Jad Fair, the Tenniscoats & Teenage Fanclub’s Norman Blake.

Jad Fair, Tenniscoats & Norman Blake “Neighborhood Association” Raindrops
Bonnie Prince Billy w/ The Roots of Music “The Curse” Fanatic Voyage
Jon Langford & Sally Timms “Dark Sun” Songs Of False Hope And High Values
Ground-Zero “Eclipse” Ground Zero
Colleen “Eclipse” Captain of None
CAN “When Darkness Comes” The Lost Tapes
Mind Over Mirrors “Sky Colorer” Our First 100 Days

NEW! Pere Ubu “Monkey Bizness” 20 Years In A Montana Missile Silo
The Yardbirds “Ha Ha Said The Clown” The Yardbirds Ultimate!
Syd Barrett “Clowns & Jugglers (Take 1)” Opel
Thee Oh Sees “The Static God” Orc
Human People “Mood Swings” The Le Sigh Vol. III
James Elkington “Too Much On My Mind” Aquarium Drunkard: Lagniappe Sessions

Downtown Boys “Lips That Bite” Cost of Living
Boyscout Thriller “b i g m o o d” The Le Sigh Vol. III

NEW! Kelley Stoltz “Tranquilo” Que Aura
Meridian Brothers “¿Dónde Estás María?”
El Búho “Pasale” Chinampa EP
Lydia Mendoza “Ojitos Verdes” La Gloria De Texas (Chulas Fronteras Doc @ The Roxie 8/26)
Ghostpoet “Immigrant Boogie” DARK DAYS + CANAPÉS
Emptyset “Body” Borders
Deerhoof “Your Dystopic Creation Doesn’t Fear You (ft. Awkwafina)” Mountain Moves

Godspeed You! Black Emperor “Rockets fall on Rocket Falls” Yanqui U.X.O. (uh, new to digital)
Suicide “Rocket USA” Suicide
Television “The Rocket” Television
Tackhead “Ticking Time Bomb” Friendly As A Hand Grenade


August 15, 8pm

In advance of his sold-out visit to the East Bay, Michele K-tel takes a detour w/ legendary Ethio-jazz arranger Mulatu Astatke, gives away tix to Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble show 8/20 @ The Chapel PLUS new music from Downtown Boys, The Fall and Bogata’s Meridian Brothers.

Meridian Brothers “Estaré Alegre, No Estaré Triste” ¿Dónde Estás María?
Rodrigo Gallardo & Nicola Cruz “Maria Sabina ft. Huaira (Nicola Cruz Remix)” El Origen
Dion Lunadon “Howl” Dion Lunadon
Junip “Howl”Fields
Howlin’ Wolf “Howlin’ Blues” Smokestack Lightning /The Complete Chess Masters 1951-1960

Girl Ray “Stupid Things” Earl Grey
Laetitia Sadier “The Woman With The Invisible Necklace” Find Me Finding You @ The Chapel 8/20
Stereolab “Daisy Click Clack” Chemical Chords

Downtown Boys “A Wall” Cost of Living
A Tribe Called Quest “Solid Wall of Sound” We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
Anita O’Day “The Walls Keep Talking” The Big Band Years
Go-Betweens “Poison In The Wall” Bright Yellow Bright Orange

The Fall “Brillo De Facto” New Facts Emerge
Nice Try “Restart” The Le Sigh Vol. III
Emptyset “Dissolve” Borders
LEAN LEFT “Margo Inferior” l forgot to breathe
Daddy Issues “Bad” The Le Sigh Vol. III
Johnny Thunder “I’m Alive” Flower Bomb Songs

Mulatu Astatke “Yègellé Tezeta” New York – Addis – London: The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975
Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics “Chik Chikka” Inspiration Information
Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience “Yekatit” Cradle of Humanity (2016)
Mulatu Astatke “Hager fiker” Sketches of Ethiopia (2013)

Mulatu Astatke “Chifara” Mulatu of Ethiopia (1972).
Mulatu Astatke “Mulatu’s Mood” Steps Ahead (2010)
Mulatu Astatke “Gubelye” Ethiopiques, Vol. 10: Ethiopian Blues & Ballads
Girma Bèyènè, Mulatu Astatke “Yebekagnale” Ethiopiques Box 7” Buda Musique

Mulatu Astatke “Soul Power” Racubah (A Collection of Modern Afro Rhythms)

¡DISCO ROTO! Troubles

August 8, 8pm

Michele K-tel plays new DEERHOOF, the 32nd release from that cranky fellow Mark E. Smith and The Fall, UK trio Girl Ray, advice from Circuit De Yeux on where to put your head, Boredoms connected quartet SAICOBAB (translation: Most Ancient Baby) + all those troubles…

John Cale “Mercenaries” Sabotage/Live
June Tabor “Rumours Of War” Angel Tiger
Car Seat Headrest “War Is Coming (If You Want It)” [March Mix]
Pere Ubu “Laughing” Modern Dance
Deerhoof “Come Down Here and Say That (ft. Lætitia Sadier)” Mountain Moves
Laetitia Sadier “Deep Background” Find Me Finding You @ The Chapel 8/20

Girl Ray “Trouble [Bonus Track]” Earl Grey
Christopher Owens “My Troubled Heart” A New Testament
The Dixie Hummingbirds “Too Many Troubles” Diamond Jubilation: 75th Anniversary
Timber Timbre “Trouble Comes Knocking” Timber Timbre
Howlin’ Wolf “My Troubles And Me” Memphis Days: The Definitive Edition, Vol. 1
The Roches “The Troubles” The Roches
Holly Golightly “Trouble in Mind” All Her Fault
Sam Amidon “Trouble in Mind” The Following Mountain

The Fall “Second House Now” New Facts Emerge
Kitten Forever “Afterlife” The Le Sigh Vol. III
Daniel Sandié “Defoule 3e Age” Ote Maloya
Forro in the Dark “Ou Sim” Sandcastle

Four Tet “Planet” Morning/Evening
Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra “Angels And Demons At Play” Marshall Allen presents Sun Ra And His Arkestra: In The Orbit Of Ra
JUSTIN WALTER “It’s Not What You Think” Unseen Forces
Circuit des Yeux “Paper Bag” Reaching For Indigo

Yorkston/Thorne/Khan “Halleluwah” Neuk Wight Delhi All-Stars

¡DISCO ROTO! Travels the Spaceways

August 1, 8pm

Travel the Spaceways with Michele K-tel as she brings the sounds of the Sun Ra Arkestra to DISCO ROTO in advance of their landing @ SFJAZZ (8/3-8/6).

Sun Ra And His Year 2000 Myth Science Arkestra “Frisco Fog” Live In London (1990)
Sun Ra & His Arkestra “Along Came Ra” The Lost Arkestra Series
Yochanan With Sun Ra & His Arkestra “The Sun Man Speaks[Alt Take]” The Singles
Sun Ra “Enlightenment” The Orbit of Ra (Strut)
Le Sun Ra & His Arkestra “Call For All Demons” Singles

Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra “Rocket Number Nine Take Off For The Planet Venus” Sun Ra Visits Planet Earth/Interstellar Low Ways
The Sun Ra Arkestra “Outer Spaceways Incorporated” Space Is The Place
Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra “I Am Strange” Singles
Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Orchestra “Somebody Else’s World” My Brother The Wind Vol. II
Sun Ra & His Arkestra “Love In Outer Space” Singles

Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra “The Lady With The Golden Stockings”
Marshall Allen presents Sun Ra And His Arkestra: In The Orbit Of Ra
Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra “Space Aura” Sun Ra Visits Planet Earth/Interstellar Low Ways
Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra “Planet Earth” Sun Ra Visits Planet Earth/Interstellar Low Ways
Sun Ra and his Astro Infinity Arkestra “Back In Our Own Backyard” Sound Sun Pleasure!

Sun Ra Arkestra LIVE @ Pitchfork Music Festival 2016
Le Sun Ra & His Arkestra “Saturn” Singles
Spaceways INC “We Travel the Spaceways” Thirteen Cosmic Standards By Sun Ra & Funkadelic
Sun Ra “Space Is The Place (Live In France)” To Those Of Earth… And Other Worlds
Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Infinity Arkestra “Neptune” (1973)
Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Orchestra “Journey To The Stars” My Brother The Wind vol. II
Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Solar Arkestra “It’s After The End Of The World” Space Is The Place

Sun Ra And His Solar Arkestra “Interplanetary Music” Sun Ra Visits Planet Earth/Interstellar Low Ways
Sun Ra & The Nu Sounds “Spaceship Lullaby” Singles
Sun Ra “Hour Of Parting” Sound Sun Pleasure!
Sun Ra Arkestra “Nuclear War” Singles