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Radio City : Playlist for Thursday 5 January 2017
Artist | Track/Song Name | Album Title | Label/Distributor | Comments
Opening Theme: Eilen Jewell | Radio City | Queen Of The Minor Key
1. Tim Maia | Rational Culture | Racional Vol. 1 (Original Release)/Nobody Can Live Forever (Compilation) - Brazilian musician who recorded this track just after he converted to the cult of Rational Culture.
2. The Cactus Channel | Laika | Wooden Boy - The Cactus Channel are having a farewell party for two if its members, Kate Charlwood + Daniel Sutton, tonight @ The Evelyn Hotel w/Tetahedra, WVR Baby + DJ Manchild.
3. Bo Diddley | Elephant Man | The Black Gladiator - Funkier release from Bo Diddley, released in 1970.
4. This Way North | Beats Den | This Way North EP - Next Melbourne gig is @ The Queen Vic Night Market on Jan 25th.
5. Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson | Won't Bow Down | After The Rain - Playing @ Caravan Music Club on Jan 25th.
6. The Mickey Finn | Night Comes Down | Garden Of My Mind: The Complete Recordings 1964-1967 - British Blues/Rock band from the mid-60's led by guitarist who is not to be confused with T. Rex's percussionist of the same name.
7. Tyrannamen | I Can't Read | Tyrannamen - Supporting Parquet Courts @ Shimmerlands at Melbourne Uni tonight.
8. Sheer Mag | Can't Stop Fighting | III (EP) - Philadelphia band who toured Australia recently.
9. The Courtneys | Silver Velvet | The Courtneys II - First single from Canadian band's second album, out on Feb 17th.
10. Dirty Fences | Colleen | Single - New York band who have released two albums but this is a non-album single released last May.
11. Lloyd Cole & The Commotions | Perfect Skin | Rattlesnakes - Lloyd Cole is playing @ Hamer Hall on Jan 14th.
Interview With Lloyd Cole
12. Lloyd Cole & The Commotions | Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken? | Rattlesnakes
13. Talking Heads | Found A Job | Stop Making Sense - The film, Stop Making Sense, is being shown @ The Astor tomorrow night in conjunction with the Sugar Mountain Festival which is happening @ The VCA on Jan 21st.
14. David Bowie | Boys Keep Swinging | Lodger - The anniversary of David Bowie's passing is on Jan 10th. There are several events happening to celebrate Bowie's music including Jeff Duff presenting Bowie Unzipped @ Thornbury Theatre on Sat night, Bowie In Berlin @ Hamer Hall on Sun night led by Musical Director Mick Harvey & 70 Years Of Stardust @ Cherry Bar on Tuesday night featuring Ashley Naylor & The Diamond Dogs.
15. PJ Harvey | C'Mon Billy | To Bring You My Love - PJ Harvey is playing @ The Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Jan 21st w/Xylouris White.
16. Octopus | The River | Restless Night - UK Psychedelic band who released one album in 1970. Two if its members, Nigel Griggs and Malcolm Green later joined Split Enz.
17. Gabriella Cohen | Sever The Walls | Full Closure And No Details - Playing as part of the NGV Summer Sundays series on Feb 5th.
18. Parquet Courts | Dear Ramona | Sunbathing Animal - Playing tonight @ Shimmerlands at Melbourne Uni w/Tyrannamen, Ausmuteants, Nicky Crane and DJ's Etta + Tilly.
19. The Baudelaires | Lucy Leave | Musk Hill - This Pink Floyd cover is being made available for free from tomorrow and for the next week on Bandcamp to celebrate Syd Barrett's birthday! Their next gig is @ Ding Dong on Jan 21st supporting Elbrus, followed by upstairs at The Gasometer on Jan 25th supporting Poppongene and they'll be launching their album Musk Hill on Feb 17th @ The Old Bar.
20. Syd Barrett | Gigolo Aunt | Barrett - It's Syd Barrett's birthday tomorrow. He would have turned 71.
21. Cold Irons Bound | We're Right On | Cold Irons Bound - Cold Irons Bound are playing with Sean McMahon & The Moonmen @ The Retreat on Sat Night.
22. Elliott Smith | Ballad Of Big Nothing | Either/Or - The Either/Or 20 Year anniversary show is happening on Jan 13th @ The Corner featuring Sarah Mary Chadwick, Jack Parsons, Christopher Coleman Collective, Lisa Crawley and heaps more!
23. Lucie Thorne | The Rushing Dark | Everything Sings Tonight - Playing @ NSC tonight supporting Wallis Bird and Feb 10th @ Bella Union supporting The Yearlings.
Closing Theme: Ashley Davies | To Carpentaria - Into The Unknown | The Expedition Burke & Wills