Disco Roto


October 18, 2016
10:00 pm

Michele K-tel plays new releases from olde favorites Barbara Manning, Robert Scott + Battle Trance love songs and a little MAMBO.

Playlist 10.18.16

The Pyramids “Memory Ritual” Otherworldly (Strut)
John Zorn / The Dreamers “Mystic Circles” (Tzadik)
Sunwatchers “Moonchanges” (Castle Face)
Ghost Wave “Spaceman” Radio Norfolk (Flying Nun)
Damaged Bug “Smoggy Terminus” The Tarot of Personal Experience (Castle Face)

Robert Scott “Winter At My Door (Rough Church)” RePort (Thokei Tapes)
Television “Adventure (Previously Unissued)” Adventure
The Raincoats “Adventures Close To Home” The Raincoats
Feels “Bird’s Eye” Feels (Telepathic Arts)
Surf City “Jekyll Island (And the Psycosphere)” Jekyll Island (Fire)
Vanishing Twin “Floating Heart” Choose Your Own Adventure (Soundway)
Battle Trance “Blade of Love III” Blade of Love (New Amsterdam)

Barbara Manning “Island” Chico Daze
Marvin Gaye “Me And My Lonely Room” That Stubborn Kinda Fellow
The Melodians “Lonely” Sweet Sensation: The Best of The Melodians
Jeb Loy Nichols “Lonely King Of The Country (alternate mix)” Long Time Traveller (On Usound)
Sam Amidon “Rocky Island” But This Chicken Proved Falsehearted (Omnivore)
Allen Toussaint “American Tune” American Tunes (Nonesuch)

The Mekons “Onion” Existentialism (Mekons)
Chivalrous Amoekons “Big Zombie” Fanatic Voyage (Drag City)
Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta “El Sabotaje” Dos Santos (Alebrije Records and Tapes)
Nidia Góngora and Quantic “Ñanguita Muévelo Negro” Ñanguita
Quantic And His Combo Barbaro “Mambo Los Quantic” Tradition In Transition


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October 4, 2016
8:00 pm

Join Michele K-tel for the usual mix of future hits and classics from White Fence’s Tim Presley, UK’s Goat Girl, Vanishing Twin, French producer Astrobal (w/ Laetitia Sadier) and the latest existentialist chant from The Mekons.

The Mekons “1848 Now!” Existentialism
The New Pornographers “Marching Orders” Brill Bruisers
Dr. John “Revolution” Locked Down
Johnny Cash “The One On The Right Is On The Left” The Essential Johnny Cash
Chumbawamba “Song on the Times” (live) English Rebel Songs

Moon Hooch “Something Else” Red Sky
The Tiptons “Calder´s Circus” Tsunami
Melt Yourself Down “Listen Out” Last Evenings On Earth
Aziza (Dave Holland/Chris Potter/Lionel Loueke/Eric Harland “Aziza Dance” Aziza

Astrobal “Australasie (feat. Laetitia Sadier)” Karaoke Kalk
Stereolab “We’re Not Adult Orientated” Space Age Batchelor Pad Music
Laetitia Sadier “Fragment pour le Future del l’Homme” Silencio
Silver Apples I Have Known Love (1969)
Vanishing Twin “Truth Is Boring” Choose Your Own Adventure
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds “Anthrocene” Skeleton Tree

Half Japanese “That’s Right” Perfect
Juana Molina “The Wrong Song” Segundo
Son House “Am I Right or Wrong” Son House Library of Congress Recordings 1941-1942
Giant Giant Sand “Mostly Wrong” Tucson
Milton Brown And His Musical Brownies “Right or Wrong” Daddy of Western Swing, Vol. 4 : Keep a Knockin’

Devendra Banhart “Fancy Man” Ape in Pink Marble
The Kinks “Dandy” Face To Face
John Santos Martins “Fancy Baby” Highlife on the Move: Selected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings from London & Lagos 1954-66

Tim Presley “Long Bow” The Wink!
Television “Glory (Early Version)” Adventure
Goat Girl “Country Sleaze” single


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September 20, 2016
8:00 pm


The X-ATHON continues w/ Kr©B + K-Tel trading assorted “Unheard Music” from L.A. punk legends X, along with spoken word rants and stories (Exene!) + various side projects.

X “I’m Coming Over (Demo)” Los Angeles
John Doe “Get on Board” Westerner
X “The Unheard Music” Los Angeles
The Knitters “Rank Stranger” Modern Sounds of the Knitters
(le interlude mystère)
The John Doe Thing “Beer, Gas, Ride Forever”

X “White Girl” Unclogged
X “Breathless” Live on David Letterman 1983
X “The Once Over Twice (Unissued Single Mix)” Wild Gift
X “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” 7″
X I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts (Demo/Remix Version) More Fun In the New World
X “Home Motel” Twisted Willie
X “See How We Are” Live on KEXP

X “Los Angeles” Los Angeles (with intro live from Whisky-A-Go-Go)
Exene spoken word
John Doe & Exene Cervenka “The Sound of Coming Down” Singing & Playing
John Doe & Exene Cervenka “See How We Are (Live on KEXP)” KEXP Recorded 12/31/10
X “Cyrano de Berger’s Back” See How We Are
X “Some Other Time” Beyond & Back
X True Love Part 2 (Demo/Remix Version) More Fun In the New World”
X “Dancing with Tears in My Eyes”
John Doe & the Sadies “Help Me Make It Through the Night” Country Club

X “The New World” More Fun in the New World
Knitters “Easy Going Sunday”
The Knitters “Rock Island Line” Poor Little Knitter on the Road
X “Riding With Mary” Under The Big Black Sun
X “Johnny Hit & Run Pauline” Los Angeles
X “The Crystal Ship” The X-Files: The Album

X “The World’s A Mess It’s In My Kiss” Unclogged


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September 13, 2016
9:00 pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel cheers the return of Grandaddy, The Pop Group’s latest crowd-funded single, Lambchop do the Hustle!, Bill Frisell’s Space Age Guitar and Existentialism from The Mekons! It’s Disco Roto. Can you feel it?

Playlist 9.13.16

Lulus Band “I Can Feel It” Kenya Special: Vol.2
Bill Nelson “Feels Like Up To Me”
The Creation “How Does it Feel to Feel”
Yo La Tengo “How Does it Feel” Hanukkah 2001 Live @ Maxwells
The International Submarine Band “Do You Know How It Feels To Be Lonesome?” Sacred Hearts And Fallen Angels: The Gram Parsons Anthology
Nadia Reid “Just to Feel Alive” Listen to Formation, Look for the Signs
Feels “Tell Me” Feels

Grandaddy “Way We Won’t”
Lambchop “The Hustle” Flotus
Marc Ribot & The Young Philadelphians “The Hustle” Live in Tokyo
Bill Frisell “The Shortest Day” Guitar in the Space Age!
Angel Olsen “Those Were the Days” MY WOMAN
Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta “Camino Infernal / Phantom Weight” Fonografic

The Pop Group “Zipperface” Honeymoon On Mars
The Pop Group “We Are Time” Y (Remastered & Expanded)
Jennie Bellestar and The Artist Taxi Driver “The Most Dangerous Man in Britain” Contra Pop Festival 2015
The Mekons “Traveling Alone” Existentialism

Wilco “Cry All Day” Schmilco
Bobby “Blue” Bland “I’m Not Ashamed” I Pity The Fool -The Duke Recordings Vol.1
Ty Segall & White Fence “Crybaby” Hair
The Third Guitar “Baby Don’t Cry” Quantic Presents Worlds Rarest Funk 45s 2
Robyn Hitchcock “Flesh Number 1” While Thatcher Mauled Britian
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds “I Need You” Skeleton Tree


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¡DISCO ROTO! September Songs

September 6, 2016
8:00 pm

Michele K-tel unveils new (long awaited) music from Nick Cave + the latest from Angel Olsen, Okkervil River, Noura Mint Seymali – and a trio of “Heretics” f/ The Ex’s Andy Moor, sound poet Anne-James Chaton w/ that tall fellow Thurston Moore.

Grandaddy “Summer…It’s Gone” Just Like The Fambly Cat
Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys “Summertime Is Past And Gone” 16 Gems
Dear Nora “On To September” The New Year E.P.
Clifford Brown And Sarah Vaughan “September Song” Brownie: The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown
The Claudia Quintet “September 29th, 1936: Me Warn You” September

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds “Jesus Alone” Skeleton Tree
Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble “Sequence Shadows” Xenogenesis Suite
Zeal and Ardor “Devil Is Fine” Devil Is Fine
Ghost Wave “Blues Signal ’79” Radio Norfolk

Angel Olsen “Heart Shaped Face” MY WOMAN
Barbara Dane And Tammy Hall “My Brain” Throw It Away
The Julie Ruin “Let Me Go” Hit Reset
Elza Soares “Firmeza (feat. Rodrigo Campos)” The Woman at the End of the World
Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra “Pa Bat Kòw” Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra
Fire! Orchestra “Ritual Part 2” Ritual
Noura Mint Seymali “Na Sane” Arbina
Feels “Running’s Fun” Feels

Okkervil River “Okkervil River R.I.P.” Away
Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Friends “Bird Song” Day of the Dead
The Devil’s Interval “The Cuckoo”

Anne-James Chaton / Andy Moor / Thurston Moore “Dull Jack” Heretics (UnSounds)


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¡DISCO ROTO! John Peel Birthday Salute

August 30, 2016
6:00 pm

Michele K-tel celebrates the birthday of legendary DJ John Peel with an array of BBC Radio 1 archives from ’82-2004 f/ unreleased sessions from New Order, The Fall, Broken Family Band, Hyper Kinako, Detroit Cobras and a record nerd “interview” w/ Jack White.

Gang of Four “Life, It’s a Shame” (John Peel Show 1982)
B-Team “What Is This?”
Eek-A-Mouse “For Hire & Removal”
New Order “Too Late” Peel Session (1982)

Prosthetic Cunt “Let the Probing Begin”
Detroit Cobras “Hot Dog” Peel Session (2004)
Harry Trevor “Jolly Good Luck to the Girl Who Loves A Soldier” (Big Pig’s 78″)
Hyper Kinako “Don’t Delete My Frog” Peel Session
Odd Nosdom “Track #3”

Allen Shaw “Moanin’ the Blues” Chrome Dreams Box
The Fall “Blindness” (the 24th Peel Session from the Fall) 8.4.2004
People Like Us “Ya Ich”
Gene Vincent “B. I. Bicky Bi, Bo Bo Boo”
Don Carter “B. I. Bicky Bi, Bo Bo Boo” (the original)

Gun Club “Preaching the Blues” Fire of Love
Sonic Subjunkies “Central Industrial The Lockdown”
Clapham & Dwyer “A Day’s Broadcasting” 1930s (Big Pig’s 78″)
Positive Black Soul “Boul Fale Remix” Rough Guide to African Rap – Rappers, Rebels & Ragamuffins
Graham Coxon “Freakin’ Out”
Scott Majestik “The Siren Song”
John Peel the “Why You?” Interview with Jack White – BBC Radio One (2004)
Blanche “Bluebird ” You Can’t Trust the Doctors
Jawbone “What’s Going On”
Loretta Lynn “Whispering Sea”

Shawnees “No One To Love Me” (the perfect song for Morrissey to cover)
*Story about how John Peel thinks Frank Zappa is “odious”*
Broken Family Band “Happy Days are Allegedly Here Again” Peel Session
Asobi Seksu “Sooner”
Nouvelle Vague “Teenage Kicks”

“It’s the ‘doodley doodley doodley doo’ part I like particularly.” – John Peel


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DISCO ROTO! Wise Women + the Long Walk

August 23, 2016
8:00 pm

Michele K-tel spins new solo sounds from Quasi’s Sam Coomes, Scandinavian big band super group Fire! Orchestra, and a few wise women with new albums – Brazilian Salsa Queen Elza Soares and folk blues jazz legend and activist Barbara Dane.

The Turtles “Come Over (Demo)” Turtle Soup
Wavves & Cloud Nothings “Come Down” No Life For Me
Guided By Voices “As We Go Up, We Go Down” Alien Lanes
Zeal and Ardor “Come on Down” Devil Is Fine
Thee Oh Sees “Jammed Entrance” A Weird Exits

Elza Soares “A Mulher do Fim do Mundo” The Woman at the End of the World
Fabian Almazan “The Elders” Rhizome
Lucho Bermudez Y Su Orquesta “Fiesta de Negritos” Cartagena! Curro Fuentes & The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound Of Colombia 1962 – 72

Sam Coomes “Stride On” Bugger Me
The Velvet Underground “Walk And Talk (Demo)” Loaded
Berna Dean “I Walk In My Sleep” The Genius Of Dave Bartholomew
Modest Mouse “Sleepwalkin'” Building Nothing out of Something
Julian Cope “I Gotta Walk” Autogeddon
Wanda Jackson “Why I’m Walkin'” Vintage Collections
Laura Marling “Walk Alone” Short Movie
Damien Jurado “Walk With Me” Ghost Of David
Hauschka “Long Walk” The Prepared Piano
Pinetop Seven “Empty Hands and the Long Walk Home” Rigging the Top Lights
Oscar “Papa” Celestin’s Tuexdo Jazz Band “Just A Closer Walk With Thee” 1950’s Radio Broadcasts

Nels Cline “I Have Dreamed” Lovers
Peggy Lee “I Should Care” Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Band
The Julie Ruin “Hello Trust No One” Hit Reset
Barbara Dane And Tammy Hall “How Can You Face Me?” Throw It Away
Louis Armstrong “I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead, You Rascal You” Volume 7 You’Re Driving Me Crazy (1930-1931)

The Dwarfs of East Agouza “Clean Shahin” Bes
Konono N°1 “Nzonzing Família” Konono N°1 meets Batida
Fire! Orchestra “Ritual Part 4” Ritual


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August 16, 2016
8:00 pm

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On this edition: New sounds from the Fat White Family, Nels Cline‘s big band Blue Note debut, Cairo’s The Dwarfs of East Agouza and Radio Valencia has a birthday party coming up this Saturday (8/20) @ the Box Factory w/ Baby & the Luvies.

Playlist 8.16.16

Andy Kirk & His Twelve Clouds of Joys “All the Jive Is Gone”
Little Axe “Jive Talk” Stone Cold Ohio
Fat White Family “BREAKING INTO ALDI” Without Consent

Shopping “Why Wait” Why Choose
MALL WALK “Criminal Code”
Buddhist Monks (Ancient Shrine At Kyoto) “Hannya-Shingyo” Global Meditation Volume 1
Sarathy Korwar “Indefinite Leave To Remain” Day to Day (Ninja Tune)

Baby & The Luvies “Shut In” Tilt Sign
Charles Bradley “Ain’t It a Sin” Changes
Zeal and Ardor “What Is a Killer Like You Gonna Do Here?” Devil Is Fine
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds “Red Right Hand [Scream 3 Version]” B-Sides And Rarities
Ennio Morricone “Città Violenta (Titoli)” Anthology: A Fistful Of Film Music
Alasdair Roberts and James Green The Left-Hand Man Plaint of Lapwing

Sleepers Union “Sitting Still (Inside A Box)” Machines Of Love And Grace
The Chills “Doledrums” Kaleidoscope World
Edwyn Collins “Bored” Losing Sleep
Buzzcocks “Boredom Time’s Up [Explicit]
The Notwist “Bored”
Oscar Brown, Jr. “Humdrum Blues” Sin & Soul… And Then Some
Anthony Coleman “Ce Mortel Ennui” Great Jewish Music: Serge Gainsbourg (Tzadik)

Nels Cline “It Only Has to Happen Once” Lovers
Allison Miller’s Boom Bip Boom “Fuster” Otis Was a Polar Bear
Alfredo Rodríguez “Chan Chan” Tocororo
Perez Prado & His Orchestra “Babarabatiri (Featuring Beny Moré)” Mondo Mambo!
Elza Soares “Luz Vermelha” The Woman At The End Of The World (Mais Um Discos)

The Dwarfs of East Agouza “Baka of the Future” Bes
Bon Iver (OVER S∞∞N) [Bob Moose Extended Cab Version]


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¡DISCO ROTO! Guns + Ghost Wave

August 9, 2016
8:00 pm

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On this edition -> Michele K-tel gets out her guns w/ new disruptions from Thee Oh Sees, Ghost Wave, Sleepers Union, Cuban pianos n’ more.

Playlist 8.9.16

Thee Oh Sees “Dead Man’s Gun” A Weird Exits
Ghost Wave “All U Do Is Kill” Radio Norfolk (Flying Nun)
Yo La Tengo “Point And Shoot” I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass
Bo Diddley “Gun Slinger” The Chess Masters 1960-1961
Cher “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” 1966 – 45 RPM
Ennio Morricone “The Big Gundown” A Fistful Of Film Music
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis “Gun Thing” The Proposition (Original Soundtrack)
Nouvelle Vague “Guns Of Brixton” Nouvelle Vague
The Breeders “Happiness Is A Warm Gun” Pod
Gil Scott-Heron “Gun” Tales Of Gil Scott Heron
John Cale “Gun” Seducing Down The Door A Collection: 1970-1990

Gang Of Four “Guns Before Butter (Alternate Version)” Entertainment!
The Upsetter w/ Sir Lord Comic “Django Shoots First”
The Mamas & The Papas “Straight Shooter” If You Can Believe Your Eyes & Ears
The Stone Roses “Shoot You Down (Demo)” The Stone Roses (20th Anniversary)
Spaceheads “Shoot The Boss” Round The Outside – Live In The U.S.A.

Alfredo Rodríguez “Adiós Nonino” Tocororo (San Jose Jazz Fest)
DakhaBrakha “Oy Za” Lisochkom Na Mezhi
Allison Miller “Otis Was a Polar Bear” Otis Was a Polar Bear
The Meters “Ease Back” Funkify Your Life

Sleepers Union “Magic Hour” Machines Of Love And Grace (Powertool Records)
The Chills “Oncoming Day (Early Version)” Kalidoscope World (Deluxe Reissue)
Angel Rada “Panico A Las 5am” Soul Jazz Records Presents Venezuela 70: Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth – Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970s
Thee Oh Sees “The Axis” A Weird Exits (Castle Face)


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¡DISCO ROTO! Plays Unpopular Music

August 2, 2016
8:30 pm

Michele K-tel shares an earful of Unpopular Music thanks to BBC 3’s Late Junction Sessions, Nick Luscombe and Gearbox Records.

Playlist 8.2.16

Owiny Sigoma Band “Luo Land” Nyanza
Eska, Jesse & Louis Hackett “Many People of the Songbird” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions
Da Lata “Monkeys and Anvils (f/ Rich Medina)” Fabiola
Diabel Cissokho, Kadialy Kouyate & Finn Peters “Talibe” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions

Kate Tempest & Elysian String Quartet “Where the Heart Is” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions
Kate Tempest “Europe Is Lost”
Elysian Quartet “2nd Movement (Vex’d Remix)” Gabriel Prokofiev String Quartet No. 2
John Paul Jones & Erland Dahlen “Piece No 5” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions

Tunng + Tinariwen “Tamatant Tilay” (live from the BBC 3)
Tinariwen “Tinde Final f/Lalla Badi) Live in Paris
Tunng + Tinariwen “People Folk” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions

AGF + Gudrun Gut “Drilling An Ocean for You” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions
AGF “The Radical Self (Feat. Kubra Khademi)” Kon:3p>Ution To: E[Vol]Ution
Brandt Brauer Frick + Tanya Auclair “Bolt of Light” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions
Auclair “Here Come the Planes” Semaphore

BJ Cole + Nils Økland “Jeg Har Sa Lun En Hytte” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions
Nils Økland Band “Mali” Kjølvatn
Ana Silvera + Maya Youssef + Laura Moody “Greenwich Pier” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions

Seb Rochford + Chartwell Dutiro + Leo Abrahams + Jyager “Leo” Unpopular Music Late Junction Sessions
Polar Bear + Jyager “New Love” Common Ground
Matana Roberts + Sebastian Rochford live at ATP Mar-12

Matana Roberts (Live at Other Music Forever)


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