Disco Roto

¡DISCO ROTO! hosted by Michele K-Tel

Tuesday, July 30


On this week’s edition — Michele K-Tel recites the lyrics to Sun Ra’s “Enlightenment”, runs away to the CIRCUS with Tom Waits, Sonny & the Sunsets and The Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet plus, via a quick stop in Milwaukee, hails the golden state of California with Howlin’ Wolf, Lia Rose and The Daredevil Christopher Wright.

The Heliocentrics “Wrecking Ball” 13 Degrees From Reality (Now Again)
Sun Ra Arkestra “Enlightenment” The Singles (Evidence)
Allah-Las “Long Journey” Allah-Las (Innovative Leisure)
The Zombies “It’s Alright With Me” Begin Here (Big Beat)
Kahil El’zabar’s Ritual Trio featuring Billy Bang “Big M” Big M: A Tribute to Malachi Favors (Delmark)

Jagwar Ma “Come Save Me” Howlin’ (Mom & Pop)
Devon Sproule “Don’t Hurry for Heaven” ¡Don’t Hurry for Heaven! (Black Hen)
The Soul Stirrers Featuring R. H. Harris “I Have A Right To The Tree Of Life (Take 1)” Shine On Me (Speciality)
Robert Wyatt “Be Serious” Comicopera (Domino)
Bobby Womack “Stupid” The Bravest Man In The Universe (XL)

Ondatrópica “Chop ‘n’ Quench” Chop ‘n’ Quench EP (Soundway)
Guy Klucevsek with Ain’t Nothin’ But A Polka Band “The Disinformation Polka” Who Stole The Polka? (Starkland)
Bombino “Niamey” Jam Nomad (Nonesuch)
Invisible System “Oumabetty” The Rough Guide To The Music Of Ethiopia (World Music Network)

Tom Waits “Circus” Real Gone (Anti)
Rob Burger “Arturo, The Aqua Boy” Lost Photograph (Tzadik)
Sonny & The Sunsets “Mutilator” Antenna to the Afterworld (Polyvinyl)
Alex Clare “Tight Rope” The Lateness Of The Hour (UMG)
The Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet “Fat Bearded Lady Walks The Tightrope” Saxhouse (Knitting Factory)
Chuck Wilder “The Clown” Eccentric Soul: The Tragar & Note Labels (Numero Uno)
Chris Garneau “Dirty Night Clowns” El Radio (Absolutely Kosher)
Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo “Circus Strongman Runs For PTA President” Strange But True (Matador)
F.S.K. w/ David Lowery “I Want Out Of The Circus” International (Catamount)

Iron & Wine “Winter Prayers” Ghost On Ghost (Nonesuch)
The Daredevil Christopher Wright “San Francisco Bay” The Nature of Things (File Under Music)
Lia Rose “California” Bricks & Bones (Bandcamp)
Howlin’ Wolf “California Blues” Ain’t Gonna Be Your Dog – Chess Collectables Vol. 2 (Geffen)
Best Coast “The Only Place” The Only Place (Mexican Summer)
Conor Oberst “Sausalito” Conor Oberst (Merge)


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