Disco Roto


April 17, 2018
8:00 pm

Michele K-tel plays NEW! vinyl from local hero Kelley Stoltz plus a spate of bad luck songs + a quick trip to New Zealand.

The Clean “Chumpy” Anthology
Salad Boys “Daytime Television” Sickest Smashes from Arson City
Wurld Series “Rabbit” Air Goofy
Death And The Maiden “Ooooh Baby In The Chorus” Wisteria
Mavis Gary “Dim the Droog” Temporary – Selections From Dunedin’s Pop Underground 2011-2014
Kane Strang “Don’t Follow Me” Two Hearts & No Brain

Sons of Kemet “My Queen Is Angela Davis” Your Queen Is A Reptile
Hailu Mergia “Gum Gum” Lala Belu
Sonido Gallo Negro “Danza del Mar” Mambo Cósmico
Mouse On Mars (with Zach Condon & Eric D. Clark “Daylight” Dimensional People

Neko Case “Bad Luck” Hell-On
Evangelista “Lucky Lucky Luck” Hello, Voyager
Holly Golightly “The Luckiest Girl” Slowly But Surely
King Khan & the Shrines “Better Luck Next Time” Idle No More
R.L. Burnside “Bad Luck City” Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down
Thee Headcoatees “You’re Right, I’m Wrong” Punk Girls
Barbara Manning “Whatever I Do Is Right/Wrong” In New Zealand
The Buzzcocks “Something’s Gone Wrong Again” Singles Going Steady

Kelley Stoltz “My Friend” Natural Causes (Banana & Louie)
Caroline Rose “Soul No. 5” Loner
Nick Lowe “She’s Got Soul” live! accoustic
K.Flay “The President Has a Sex Tape”

The Ex “The Heart Conductor” 27 passports
Etran Finatawa “Iriarer”
Les Filles de Illighadad “Inssegh Inssegh” Eghass Malan
Imarhan “Tumast”



¡DISCO ROTO! Mambo Cósmico

April 10, 2018
8:00 pm

Join Michele K-tel for a DISCO ROTO full o’ #accordions + Sonido Gallo Negro’s Mambo Cósmico, new Nick Lowe + yr chance to win tix ‼️ to see that marvelous crooner Kelley Stoltz @ The Chapel (4/11) .

Sonido Gallo Negro “Mambo Cósmico”
Cuco “CR-V”
Makaya McCraven “The Locator” Highly Rare
Hailu Mergia “Addis Nat” Lala Belu
The Ex “New Blank Document” 27 passports
Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog “Fuck La Migra” YRU Still Here?

The Mauskovic Dance Band “Continue The Fun” Down In The Basement EP
The Quavers “Money Money” Highlife on the Move: Selected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings from London & Lagos 1954-66
Kevin Coyne with Jon Langford & The Pine Valley Cosmonauts “Money Like Water” One Day In Chicago
The Flying Lizards “Money (That’s What I Want)” Sedated In The Eighties
The Ink Spots “With Plenty of Money and You” Greatest Hits
The Fall “F-‘oldin’ Money” The Marshall Suite
Caroline Rose “Money” Loser

Kelley Stoltz “Possessor” Que Aura (@The Chapel 4/10 w/ Bart & the Bedazzled & The Rays)
Kelley Stoltz “Reverberation” Australia Tour LP 2003
Kelley Stoltz “I Nearly Lost My Mind” Circular Sounds
Kelley Stoltz “The Rabbit Hugged the Hound” Below the Branches
Willie Weird “I Don’t Care What the World’s Up To” The Skuzzy Inputs of Willie Weird
Bart & The Bedazzled “The House That Built Itself” Blue Hotel
RAYS “Drop Dead” RAYS

Nick Lowe “Tokyo Bay”
Big Thief “High Tide” Hummingbirds & Helicopters, Vol 1: A Benefit for South Texas
Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse and David McGuinness “Long A-Growing” What News
Mario Batkovic “Gravis” Mario Batkovic
Guy Klucevsek “The Landscape Listens”
Amy Denio “Whimsy for GK”

Baloji “Kongaulois” 137 Avenue Kaniama
Quantic & Nidia Góngora “E Ye Ye E Ye Ye”


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April 3, 2018
8:00 pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel celebrates that mysterious SF art collective of oddball eyeballs The Residents as they perform in the Bay Area this week in a Chapel & a Red Barn. Get ready for an ALL Residents DISCO ROTO.

The Residents feat. Snakefinger “Intro” Live In The USA 13th Anniversary Show
The Residents “Hello Skinny / Constantinople” 13th Anniversary Show Live In Tokyo!
The Residents “Dimples and Toes” The Commercial Album
The Residents “Breath And Length” Meet the Residents
Snakefinger “Smelly Tongues” Eyesore: A Stab At The Residents

The Residents “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction” 7″ single
The Residents “Gotta Gotta Get” The Big Bubble (Part Four Of The Mole Trilogy)
The Residents “Walter Westinghouse” 13th Anniversary Show Live In Tokyo!
The Residents “The Baby King Part 1” King & Eye
The Residents “Viva Las Vegas” King & Eye

The Residents “Lizard Lady” 13th Anniversary Show Live In Tokyo!
Amy Denio and Ubzub “Act Of Being Polite and N-Err-Gee (Crisis Blues)” Eyesore: A Stab At The Residents
The Residents “The Act of Being Polite” The Commercial Album
The Residents “Easter Woman” 13th Anniversary Show Live In Tokyo!
The Residents “Go Where You Wanna Go” The Big Bubble (Part Four Of The Mole Trilogy)
The Residents feat. Snakefinger “This Is A Man’s Man’s Man’s World” Live In The USA 13th Anniversary Show

The Residents “The Thing About Them” God in Three Persons
The Residents “Pain & Pleasure” Instrumental Excerpts From God In Three Persons
The Residents “Blow Blusy Balloon” The Delta Nudes
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 “Electrocutioner” Eyesore: A Stab At The Residents

The Residents “Part Three: Ship’s a’Going Down” Not Available
The Residents “The Angry Angakok” Eskimo
The Residents “Boots” Meet the Residents
The Residents “Baja” Demons Dance Alone
Pink Floyd The Barber “Boo Who” Eyesore: A Stab At The Residents
The Residents “Jambalaya” Stars and Hank Forever

The Residents “Smack your Lips (Clap your Teeth)” The Tunes Of Two Cities
The Residents “La La” The Commercial Album
Splatter Trio “6 Things To A Cycle Part 2 (Good Good Coffee)” Eyesore: A Stab At The Residents
The Residents “The Stars and Stripes Forever” Stars and Hank Forever

The Residents “The Great Circus Train Wreck of 1918” The Ghost Of Hope




March 28, 2018
8:00 pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel spins glorious new sounds from Dutch 🇳🇱 anarchists THE EX, improv innovations from Makaya McCraven + Mary Halvorson, Sam Amidon’s surprise Micro EP, Alasdair Robert’s 💯 year-old songs plus Superorganism – why do they think Nobody Cares here on #DISCOROTO 📻🎶💥
Playlist 3.27.18
Superorganism “Nobody Cares” Superorganism
Ibibio Sound Machine “Color in Your Cheeks” I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats
The Mountain Goats “Harlem Roulette” Transcendental Youth
Sneaks “Look Like That” It’s a Myth

The Ex “Soon All Cities” 27 Passports
Makaya McCraven “Left Fields” Highly Rare
Sunwatchers “Silent Boogie” II
Tal National “Akokas” Tantabara

Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse and David McGuinness “Babylon” What News
Mountain Man “River” Made The Harbor
Trembling Bells “I’m Coming” Dungeness
Porches “Country” Country
Anna McClellan “Shit’s in the Stars” Yes and No
Haley Heynderickx Oom Sha La La I Need To Start A Garden
Sam Amidon and Sam Gendel “Written Upon the Occasion of 2 Chainz Owning All Of His Own Masters” 3 songs for J/H
Mary Halvorson “Pretty Mountain” Code Girl

Tracey Thorn “Babies” Record
The Teardrop Explodes “Bouncing Babies” Piano
SALES “be my baby” SALES LP
DakhaBrakha “Baby” Light
Negro Leo oooh! baby Niños Heroes
Stereo Total “Relax Baby Be Cool” Paris Berlin
Spank Rock “Baby” Everything Is Boring And Everyone Is A F—Ing Liar
Ty Segall “Baby Big Man (I Want A Mommy)” Emotional Mugger

Mount Eerie “Tintin in Tibet” Now Only
The Ink Spots “We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me)” Greatest Hits
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith “Until I Remember” The Kid
Robyn Hitchcock “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue” Albert Queen Albert & Beautiful Homer


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¡DISCO ROTO! In the Clouds

March 20, 2018
8:00 pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel returns with new sounds from Sneaks, West Africa’s Tal National, dreamy Chicano kid CUCO, plus Mauskovic Dance Band space disco (and more songs about CLOUDS).

Playlist 3.20.18

The Mauskovic Dance Band “Down In The Basement” Down In The Basement EP
Starlight “Picnicing” Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie in 1980s South Africa
Tal National “Entente” Tantabara

Cuco “Melting”
Yo La Tengo “Above the Sound” There’s a Riot Going On
Silver Jews “Send In The Clouds” American Water
Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band “The Clouds Are Full Of Wine (Not Whiskey Or Rye)” Lick My Decals Off, Baby
XTC “You And The Clouds Will Still Be Beautiful” Wasp Star (Apple Venus, Pt. 2)
Robert Scott “Giddy Clouds” RePort
Sonore “Dark Cloud Blues” Call Before You Dig

The Pine Valley Cosmonauts “Brain Cloudy Blues” Salute the Majesty of Bob Wills
Thao & the Get Down Stay Down “Clouds For Brains” We the Common
Julian Cope “I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud” 20 Mothers
Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx “My Cloud” We’re New Here
Cibo Matto “Clouds” Stereo Type A
Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project “Clouds In My Heart” Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project
Broadcast “Ominous Cloud” Haha Sound
Protomartyr “Dope Cloud” The Agent Intellect
Richard Buckner “…& The Clouds’ve Lied” Impasse
Marisa Anderson “Cloud Corner” Cloud Corner

Hollie Cook “Stay Alive” Vessel of Love
The Slits “Slits Tradition” Revenge Of The Killer Slits
The Slits “Spend, Spend, Spend (8 Track Demo)” Cut (Deluxe Edition)
Au Pairs “We’re so Cool” Stepping Out of Line: The Anthology
The Sneaks “Act Out” It’s a Myth
Shopping “My Dad’s a Dancer” The Official Body

Sudan Archives “Water”
Roger Robinson “New Maps” Dog Heart City
Jeb Loy Nichols “Moving Time” Long Time Traveller
Adrian Sherwood “Trapped Here” Survival & Resistance
Yoko Ono “I’m Moving On” Double Fantasy
Lambchop “So I Hear You’re Moving” Jack’s Tulips


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March 13, 2018
8:00 pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel spins fiercely independent sounds from around the globe including new! Neko Case, The Orielles, Sons of Kemet + a wad of Bubble Gum Soul & Synth Boogie in ‘80s South Africa.

Playlist 3/13/18

Neko Case “Hell-On” Hell-On
C. Diab “Butterflies” Exit Rumination
Yo La Tengo “For You Too” There’s a Riot Going On
Sufjan Stevens “Tonya Harding (in Eb major)”
Mouse On Mars “Foul Mouth (f/Amanda Blank and Zach Condon)” Dimensional People

Fan “Bob1” Barton’s Den
Sunwatchers “The Hot Eye” II
Mind Over Mirrors “Matchstick Grip” Bellowing Sun
Carla Kihlstedt/Matthias Bossi/Jeremy Flower “Refuge” Black Inscription
Carla Kihlstedt/Matthias Bossi/Jeremy Flower “Clues (featuring Tatyana Gessen)” Black Inscription
Efrim Manuel Menuck “Pissing Stars” Pissing Stars

Shopping “The Hype” The Official Body (@ the Rickshaw Stop 3/22)
Bas Jan “No Sign” Yes I Jan
Syd Barrett “Long Gone” The Madcap Laughs
Anna McClellan “But at the same time” Yes and No
Joshua Burnside “Tunnels, Pt. 2” Ephrata
Sego “Whatever Forever” single

The Orielles “48 Percent” Silver Dollar Moment
Sons Of Kemet “My Queen Is Ada Eastman” Your Queen Is A Reptile
David Byrne “Doing The Right Thing” American Utopia
Ty Segall “Every 1’s a Winner” Freedom’s Goblin
Hot Soul Singers “Hlala Nami” Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth-Boogie in 1980s South Africa
Sudan Archives “Come Meh Way” Sudan Archives
Roger Robinson “Bun Bun Bun” Dog Heart City

hatis noit “Illogical Lullaby (Matmos Edit)” Erased Tapes Collection IX (Matmos @ SF Conservatory of Music on 3/17)


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February 27, 2018
8:00 pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel screams w/ new feisty sounds from Sons of Kemet, The Lovely Eggs, Goat Girl, Girl Ray, Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids, Muslim Jewish Resistance from Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog + more SUPERCHUNK.

Sons Of Kemet “My Queen Is Harriet Tubman” Your Queen Is A Reptile
Harriet Tubman “Nina Simone” Araminta
Nina Simone “Break Down And Let It All Out” Gold

The Lovely Eggs “I’m With You” This Is Eggland
The Ponys “I’m With You” Celebration Castle
Moe Tucker “I’m Sticking With You” I Feel So Far Away: Anthology 1974-2001
Anna McClellan “Holding on too tight” Yes and No

Goat Girl “The Man” Goat Girl
The Staple Singers “My Main Man” The Best Of The Staple Singers
Big Maybelle “My Country Man” The Complete OKeh Sessions 1952-’55
Two Gallants “Train That Stole My Man” The Throes
Girl Ray “The Way We Came Back” The Way We Came Back

The Mauskovic Dance Band “Repeating Night” Repeating Night
Combo Chimbita “No Regreso” Abya Yala
Ayalew Mesfin “Yesew Neger (Amazed by Humanity)” Hasabe (My Worries)
Meridian Brothers “Háblame Amigo, Citadino” ¿Dónde Estás María?
Tune-Yards “ABC 123” I can feel you creep into my private life

Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids “Message To My People” An Angel Fell
Cyro Baptista “Aguidavi” Bluefly
Basa Basa “Homowo” Homowo

Ceramic Dog “Muslim Jewish Resistance (feat. Marc Ribot)” YRU Still Here?
Superchunk “Cloud of Hate” What a Time to Be Alive
Thurston Moore “Mx Liberty” 7″ single
Sunwatchers “The Hot Eye” II




February 20, 2018
8:00 pm

On this edition Michele K-tel hops on new “Disgraced in America” sndz from Ought, Courtney Melba Barnett plus takes a peek at this year’s Noise Pop line-up and declares no more B.S. on #guns.

Playlist 2.20.18

Sunwatchers “There Are Weapons You Can Bring To School” II
Gorillaz “Kids With Guns (Quiet Village Remix)” D-Sides: Remixed
Miss Red & The Bug “No Guns” Murder
Kaleta & Zozo Afrobeat “Country Of Guns” Rough Guide To Afrobeat Revolution
XTC “Melt The Guns” English Settlement
David Bowie “Valentine’s Day” The Next Day
Mirah “No Guns No Guns” 30 Days Project

Courtney Barnett “Nameless, Faceless” Tell Me How You Really Feel
Yo La Tengo “You Are Here” There’s a Riot Going On
Superchunk “Bad Choices” What a Time to Be Alive
Built to Spill “You Were Right” Keep It Like A Secret
Mount Eerie “Toothbrush / Trash” A Crow Looked at Me
Ghost Funk Orchestra “The Death Waltz” Double EP Cassette

Jay Som “Everybody Works” Everybody Works
Palehound “Feeling Fruit” A Place I’ll Always Go
Weaves “Scream (feat. Tanya Tagaq)” Wide Open

Ought “Disgraced in America” Room Inside the World
Roger Robinson “Flowers” Dog Heart City
Múm “Cycle Boats (Live in Berlin)” Menschen am Sonntag
Sarah-Jane Summers “Onplast” Virr

Mohama Saz “Oro Cíngaro” Negro es el Poder
Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca & Tamer Abu Ghazaleh “Mathaf Fonoun El Ghesh” Lekhfa
Ayalew Mesfin “Hasabe (My Worries)” Hasabe


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February 13, 2018
10:58 pm

This week Michele K-tel celebrates Chinese New Year by doing the DOG on DISCO ROTO. Happy Year of the Dog!
The Specials “Do The Dog” (live at Paris Theater 1979) BBC In Concert
Georgie Fame “Do the Dog” The Whole World’s Shakin’
Uncle Tupelo “I Wanna Be Your Dog” 7″
Animal Collective “Doggy” Campfire Songs

The Staves & yMusic “Year of the Dog” The Way Is Read
Sufjan Stevens “Year of the Dog” Enjoy Your Rabbit
Pere Ubu “All The Dogs Are Barking” New Picnic Time
John Cale “Everytime The Dogs Bark” Artificial Intelligence
Muddy Waters “My Dog Can’t Bark” One More Mile
David Kilgour “Dogs Barking” Frozen Orange

Cat Stevens “I Love My Dog (live)”
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh “March of the One-legged Dog” Where The One Eyed Man is King
Thee Headcoatees “Just Like A Dog” Bozstik Haze
Jackie Shane “Walking the Dog” Any Other Way
Rufus Thomas “The Dog” Walking the Dog (Mono)
Big Mama Thornton Hound Dog Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings

Monkees “Gonna Buy Me a Dog”
The Moaners “Terrier” Dark Snack
Tall Dwarfs “Dog” Fork Songs
Dog Faced Hermans “Hear The Dogs” Hum Of Life

Juana Molina “El Perro” Segundo
Laurie Anderson “Walk The Dog” United States Live
Laurie Anderson “Birth of Lola” Heart of a Dog
Matt Elliott (Flying Saucer Attack) “The Dog Beneath The Skin” Score! 20 Years Of Merge Records, Vol. 1
Devendra Banhart “Dogs They Make Up The Dark” Rejoicing In The Hands
Nick Drake “Black Eyed Dog” Time Of No Reply
Jason Lytle “Ghost Of My Old Dog” Yours Truly, The Commuter
Rachel’s “Ghost Dog” Significant Others
The Be Good Tanyas “Dogsong 2” Chinatown

Caesar “Dogs” Leaving Sparks
Bert Brown “Calling Dogs” Hollerin’
The Who “Dogs, Part Two” Two’s Missing


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¡DISCO ROTO! It’s the New! Mumbo Jumbo

February 6, 2018
8:00 pm

Michele K-tel spins up NEW! sounds from indie oldsters Superchunk, UK trio Bas Jan, Godspeed!’s Efrim Manuel Menuck gone solo + Brooklyn’s Sunwatchers II (too).

Playlist 2.6.18

Superchunk “What a Time to Be Alive”
Tune-Yards “Private Life” I can feel you creep into my private life
Bas Jan “Argument” Yes, I Jan
Jen Cloher “Analysis Paralysis”
Yo La Tengo “She May, She Might” There’s a Riot Going On

Joshua Abrams “Dolphin Cave Dazzling” Natural Information
Jeff Parker “Get Dressed” The New Breed
Thelonious Monk “Crepuscule With Nellie” Thelonious Monk Orchestra @ Town Hall
Efrim Manuel Menuck “A Lamb In The Land Of Payday Loans” Pissing Stars

The Orielles “Blue Suitcase (Disco Wrist)” Silver Dollar Moment
Forth Wanderers “Tough Love”
Shopping “Shave Your Head” The Official Body (@ the Rickshaw 3/24)
The Fall “Repetition” Psykick Dance Hall

Jupiter & Okwess “Pondjo Pondjo” Kin Sonic
Warren Ellis “Number 2” Three Pieces for Violin
Orchestre Les Mangelepa “Nyako konya” Last Band Standing
Sunwatchers “Nose Beers” II

Ghost Funk Orchestra “What Now” Something Evil
Bob Dylan “Pledging My Time (Take 1, Alternate Take)” The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol.12
First Aid Kit “To Live a Life” Ruins
The Soul Stirrers f/ R.H. Harris “Feel Like My Time Ain’t Long (Take 2)” Shine On Me
Mouse On Mars “The End” Radical Connector
Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Solar Arkestra “It’s After The End Of The World” Space Is The Place

Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca & Tamer Abu Ghazaleh “Nefsif Akli” Lekhfa


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