Mindtrain 10 – 04 October 2011

Tuesday, October 4

This week on Mindtrain I opened the show with a lovely acoustic song by Mia Doi Todd from her CD Zeroone, a fine release I happened upon at the thrift store where I worked last winter. That was followed by a set dedicated to our beleaguered and beloved planet Earth, including one great long piece by Pharoah Sanders and Leon Thomas, and a cult classic by David Axelrod: Earth Rot (as timely today as when it was released back in 1970).

There was quite a bit of synth-based post-punk / post-industrial / new wave stuff in the show, and more of those fabulous Monstrous recordings that Andrew Liles has been putting out since last year. The last hour of the program featured an archival recording of a work in Just Intonation by microtonal composer Catherine Christer Hennix, The Electric Harpsichord – a hypnotic drone-based Minimalist masterpiece in the tradition of La Monte Young, recorded in 1976 but not released till 2010, in an expensive edition by Die Schachtel.

Please Note: We’ve been having technical issues with our live stream here at Radio Valencia during the past week. You may hear some intermittent signal dropouts during the first thirty minutes of the podcast for this show, but the rest of the program should sound fine.

Listen To The Podcast

The playlist gives artist name, song title, and album title (in that order). A space between lines of text indicates the break between sets where track announcements were made.

Playlist for Mindtrain 10 – 04 October 2011

  • Mia Doi Todd – Digital – Zeroone
  • Pearls Before Swine – I Saw The World / Another Time – Constructive Melancholy: Thirty Years Of Pearls Before Swine
  • Current 93 – Let Us Go To The Rose / All The World Makes Great Blood – Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre (The Broken Heart Of Man)
  • David Axelrod – The Signs (Parts I-IV) – Earth Rot
  • Pharoah Sanders – The Creator Has A Master Plan – Karma
  • Pink Industry – Pain Of Pride – New Naked Technology (2010 Remasters)
  • SPK – Walking On Dead Steps – Auto Da Fe
  • Propaganda – Frozen Faces – A Secret Wish
  • Chris & Cosey – Dr. John (Sleeping Stephen) – Exotika
  • Troum / Asianova / Voice Of Eye – Actualization (Parts 2 & 3) – Actualization / Excrement Of Old Dreams
  • Nux Vomica & Voice Of Eye – Tripod Of The Elixir – Fire Of The Unitive Path: Three Rivers
  • Andrew Liles – Twilight/Flashback – Mind Mangled Trip Monster
  • Everything But The Gargoyle – Pretty Blue Forever – Four Flies On Grey Velvet
  • Comus – Drip Drip – First Utterance
  • Andrew Liles – Entheogens For Diddy Men – Mind Mangled Trip Monster
  • Principal Edwards Magic Theatre – Freef (‘R) All – The Asmoto Running Band
  • Lisa Germano – Liquid Pig – Lullaby For Liquid Pig
  • Pixyblink – Ocean Floor – Cinder
  • Lisa Germano – From A Shell – Lullaby For Liquid Pig
  • John Cale – Sanities – Music For A New Society
  • Faust – Expecting S. In Love – Untitled (Klangbad Gold CD)
  • Marianne Faithfull – The Stars Line Up – A Secret Life
  • Chris & Cosey – Send The Magic Down – Take Five
  • Psychic TV – Thee Full Pack (For Bachir Attar) – Force The Hand Of Chance
  • Catherine Christer Hennix – The Electric Harpsichord – The Electric Harpsichord
  • David Lynch & Angelo Badalamenti – Dwarfland / Love Theme – Mulholland Drive (Original Soundtrack)
  • Blondie – Sound Asleep – Eat To The Beat

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