Disco Roto

5 Years O’ ¡DISCO ROTO!

June 5, 2018
10:50 pm

On this edition: Michele K-tel celebrates 5⃣ Years of DISCO ROTO w/ new music from the Nightingales, Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids, Bitchin’ Bajas, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, the Dwarfs of East Agouza + other popular💥hits w/ mass appeal.

Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog “YRU Still Here?”
The Raincoats “Go Away” Odyshape
The Shirelles “Please Go Away” Girl Group Sounds Lost & Found: One Kiss Can Lead To Another
The Soft Boys “Leave Me Alone” Underwater Moonlight
The Roches “Keep On Doing What You Do/ Jerks On The Loose” Keep On Doing
The Nightingales w/ Vic Godard “Commercial Suicide Man” 7″

Heliocentrics “The Five Thing” From the Deep
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids “Land of Ra” An Angel Fell
Sun Ra & his Myth Science Arkestra “Angels and Demons at Play”
Bitchin Bajas “Angels and Demons At Play” Bajas Fresh
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers “Angels Watching Over Me”

Yonatan Gat “Cockfight” Universalists
La Luz “Greed Machine” Floating Features
Omni “Equestrian” Audiotree Live
Warmduscher “Standing on the Corner”
Hailu Mergia “Tizita” Lala Belu
Fawda Trio ft. SwamiMillion “I Got The Blues” Road To Essaouira

Neko Case “Pitch or Honey” Hell On
Hamish Kilgour “Under the Moon” Finklestein
Cut Worms “Till Tomorrow Goes Away” Hollow Ground
Randolph’s Leap “Television” WORRYINGLY OKAY

The Dwarfs of East Agouza “Rats Don’t Eat Synthesizers”
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith “Yugoslavia”
Sam Gendel “Pure Imagination (Lo Fi)”


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May 8, 2018
8:00 pm

Get ready for the crazy rhythms as Michele K-tel spins new sndz from the same ol’ suspects Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, Yonatan Gat, Omni, Eleanor Friedberger, Yo La Tengo, Hailu Mergia, Damien Jurado, Bethlehem Casuals + a live Robyn Hitchcock record store day 7″ single surprise.

The Slits “In the Beginning There Was Rhythm”
Ian Dury & The Blockheads “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” (for Daniel Hyatt)
King Radio “It’s The Rhythm We Want” Calypso Carnival 1936-1941
Patsy Cline “Gotta Lot of Rhythm in My Soul” Don’t Ever Leave Me Again
The Feelies “Crazy Rhythms” Crazy Rhythms
Nat King Cole “Crazy Rhythm (Live Version)” The Best of Nat King Cole
Sam Newsome “Rhythm-A-Ning” Monk Abstractions

Yonatan Gat “Cue the Machines” Universalists @ The Chapel 5/18
Sonido Gallo Negro “Cumbia Ishtar” Mambo Cósmico
Ben LaMar Gay “Music For 18 Hairdressers: Braids & Fractals” Downtown Castles Can Never Block The Sun
Ganser “Satsuma” Odd Talk

Bethlehem Casuals “Mind’s Eye” Feels on Wheels
The Dance Asthmatics “Nothing” Sickest Smashes from Arson City
my bloody valentine “nothing is” m b v
Ghostpoet “Nothing In The Way” Shedding Skin
Eleanor Friedberger “It’s Hard” Rebound

Robyn Hitchcock & His LA Squires “If You Were A Priest live RECORD STORE DAY SINGLE 7”
Omni “Sunset Preacher”
Damien Jurado “Percy Faith” The Horizon Just Laughed
Percy Faith “Delicado” Delicado
Yo La Tengo “Forever” There’s a Riot Going On

Wurld Series “Shirley In The Sun” Sickest Smashes from Arson City
Joshua Abrams “Sungazer” Represencing
Hailu Mergia “Anchihoye Lene” Lala Belu

Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog “Personal Nancy” YRU Still Here?
The Lovely Eggs “People Are Twats” Cob Dominos
Bush Tetras “Too Many Creeps” @ the Elbo Room 5/13
The Fall “c.r.e.e.p.” The Wonderful And Frightening World Of….


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May 1, 2018
8:00 pm

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Tonight on ¡DISCO ROTO! Michele K-tel spins a MAYDAY! MAYDAY! MAYDAY! emergency distress soundtrack as she goes down with the boat.

Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs “No Help Coming” (Transdreamer)
The Damned “Help” 7″ B-side (Stiff)
Richard Cook “Somebody Got’A Help Me” Eccentric Soul: The Tragar & Note Labels (Numero Uno)
Brian Eno & David Byrne “Help Me Somebody” My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (Nonesuch)
Jay Reatard “It Ain’t Gonna Save Me” Watch Me Fall (Matador)
Jagwar Ma “Save Me” Howlin’

Kelley Stoltz “Rescue” Crockodials (KS)
Elsie Mae “Do You Really Want To Rescue Me, Part. 1” LateNightTales: Belle & Sebastian (Late Night Tales)
Deerhoof “Super Duper Rescue Heads!” Deerhoof vs. Evil (Polyvinyl)
Bad Brains “Let Me Help” I Against I (SST)
The Carlisles “No Help Wanted” Hillbilly Fever: Vol. 3 – Legends Of Nashville (Rhino)
Death Grips “Bootleg (Dont need your help)” Government Plates (Harvest)
tUnE-yArDs “Sink-O” Nikki Nack (4AD)
Johnny K. Killen & The Dynamics “I Don’t Need Help” Eccentric Soul: The Deep City Label (Numero Uno)
Railroad Jerk “Help Yourself” One Track Mind (Matador)

Orange Juice “I Can’t Help Myself (Kid Jensen – April 1982)” …Coals To Newcastle (Domino)
The Lyres Help You Ann On Fyre (Ace of Hearts)
No-Man “Save Me” Whamon Express (SST)
The Broken Family Band “The Mardi Gras Rescue Mission” Cold Water Songs (Snowstorm)
GodHeadSilo “Bereft Rescue Mission No. 43” The Scientific Supercake LP (Kill Rock Stars)
Th’Faith Healers “S.O.S” 7″ (Clawfist)

Moe Tucker “S.O.S” I Spent a Week There the Other Night (50 Skadillion Watts)
Jon Langford “Little Bit Of Help” Gold Brick (Roir)
Thee Headcoatees “Help Out” Here Comes Cessation (Damaged Goods)
Hot Hot Heat “Save Us S.O.S.” Make Up The Breakdown (Sub Pop)
Motorhead “Emergency” Ace Of Spades (Sanctuary)
The Undertones “Emergency Cases” The Undertones

The Meat Purveyors “S.O.S.” All Relationships are Doomed to Fail (Bloodshot)
Okay “Rescue” High Road (Absolutely Kosher)
Sam Phillips “Help Yourself” Omnipop – It’s Only A Flesh Wound Lambchop (Virgin)
Tim Berne /Jim Black /Nels Cline “Rescue Her” The Veil (Cryptogramophone)




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”


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¡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