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2018/10/25 / tocovava

air pOwer playlist october 24, 2018

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LAL & MIKE WATERSON –  never the same

TAKEHISA KOSUGI – mano dharma ’74

ROY HARPER – hallucination light

KURT VILE – cold was the wind

IN TALL BUILDINGS – new moon

BILLY AND LIBBIE – i promise you

THE FLEETWOODS – he’s the great imposter

GRUFF RHYS – the same old song

STEVE GUNN – new moon

SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET – i wanna be your momma again

COLIN LANGENUS – 5.9 acres

BEACH BOYS – tears in the morning

CUT WORMS – how can it be

PALBERTA – sound of the beat

WAR – all day music

XLYOURIS WHITE – forging

PALBERTA – heaven to rock n’ roll

MINUTEMEN – tension

NAIL POLISH – am i real?

MINUTEMEN – issued

FIREHOSE – brave captain

MINUTEMEN – history lesson

BRENTON WOOD – me and you

AMBROSIA – holdin’ on to yesterday

DELEGATION – oh honey

TAANA GARDNER – heartbeat

I AM SPOONBENDER – love of the evolved

STARGARD – which way is up

JANICE GITECK – breathing songs from a turning sky  –  v

THOMAS FEHLMANN – nevernevernever

LAL & MIKE WATERSON – red wine promises

YO LA TENGO – polynesia #1

ANNE BRIGGS – go your way

SARAH LOUISE – bowman’s root

MARY LATTIMORE – their faces streaked with light and filled with pity

W.H. AUDEN – now the leaves are falling fast

 

 

 

 

 

2018/10/18 / tocovava

air pOwer playlist october 17, 2018

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there is a blank space after a few minutes, and it goes on for 7+ minutes, skip up to about the 16 minute-mark for full enjoyment.  

T.A. BENHAM – introduction, part 1 (except from ‘voices of the satellites”)

TEST – four in

THE CURE – pictures of you

JERRY DAVID DECICCA – i watched you pray

NICK LOWE – tokyo bay

WOODS/AMPS FOR CHRIST – sleep

THE AH CLUB – turmoil

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS – don’t look now

PRINCE – why the butterflies

JOHANN JOHANNSSON w/ HILDUR GUONADOTTIR & ROBERY AIKI AUBREY LOWE – end of summer part 2

CHARNEL GROUND – jimmy

ARP – folding water

TINY RUINS – how much

 

2018/02/24 / tocovava

air pOwer playlist feb 24, 2018

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some silence before talk back and another time too for a full song–community radio, operator error–sounded fine live, so there’s that…been culling audio forms lately, now working through the cassettes, and found these gems…plus, a series of found-sounds-from-around-town all jammed together in a timely christmas theme…oh, and we found a vacuum cleaner that plays jazz…all topped off with an obituary

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2018/02/23 / tocovava

new Newsstand Daily

For years I have been taking pictures of newsstands.  It is always surprising to see a wide array of newspapers and magazines on public display.  Mostly because it is rare to see someone reading a newspaper in public.  Go to a coffee shop or lunchroom, everyone is  scrolling soundlessly across time zones and content through a smart phone or striking dumbly on a computer keyboard.  Oh to hear all those electronics clacking like manual typewriters–all public spaces would sound like the old newsrooms.

I posted a few photos here and there.  The idea was to do it daily while I traveled to places that actually had newsstands (the Citgo at the exit here in town is not even a half-way decent newsstand, they do sell a few papers, though).  There is a great newsstand in Kalamazoo, Michigan News.  Michigan News has been there forever–at least all my life.  Kalamazoo is a forty-five minute drive from here, far too costly to make it more than a few times a month, if that.  I made the drive a few days ago.  The magazine shelves at Michigan News were a little less stocked than usual–usually you cannot see the shelving, the magazines are packed so tight, overlapping, one title on top of another title.  Maybe the publications are between their Winter 2017/2018 and Spring 2018 issues, shelves culled of spoiled product?  (A few boxes stacked beneath the candy counter up front as evidence?)  I didn’t ask the clerk because I didn’t want to hear, ‘we are scaling back.’  This way I can keep it positive until I hear anything different.

Driving home, I thought: in what folder in which hard drive do I have those photos I took of newsstands? Naturally, I dumped them off my smart phone into a computer, to make room on my phone for a new app or a critical, often daily software update.  The photos are old news.

This is from a Wawa or 7-Eleven or Dunkin’ Donuts near Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia.  The rack depicted is twice the size of the newsstand at the Citgo by the exit here in town.2017-03-08 08.57.03

2018/02/15 / tocovava

air pOwer playlist VD 2018

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JOHN SCOTT HOFFMAN AND THE LIGHT FANTASTIC – you are the sunshine of my life

JOHN COLTRANE – part 1 – acknowledgement

PARK JIHA – sounds heard from the moon

ANDY BEY – i know this love can’t be wrong

THE KEELHAULER’S – ob la de

THE BEATLES – if i fell

ART AND DODDY TODD WITH MEMBERS OF THE TOKYO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – chanson d’amour

JUNE CHRISTY – the first thing you know, you’re in love

YVES SIMON – manuel

VIC DAMONE – eternally

LINDA THOMPSON – first light

HOUSE AND LAND – home over yonder

SHIRLEY COLLINS – bonnie boy

MATTI BYE – forest in the sea

PAUL SIMON – 50 ways to leave your lover

TINY TIM – my true love

PRINCE – 1000 xs & os

THE TIME – girl

RICK JAMES – mary jane

BARRY WHITE – i’ve got so much to give

CHARLIE BYRD – theme from “love story”

JUDY NAUTA – the days of wine and roses

SHOCKING BLUE – love buzz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018/02/08 / tocovava

air pOwer playlist feb 7, 2018

…after the intro, no-talking for the first 80-some minutes–get out your yoga mats, or maybe micro-dose, or set your mind back to a restaurant setting circa 2008…

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RUSALNAIA – kindling

HOUSE AND LAND – home over yonder

SUFJAN STEVENS – tahquamenon falls

ELIOTT CARTER – allegro scorrevole–adagio from string quartet no. 1

TRIO ELḖTRICO – return of the coconut groove

KPT.MICH.IGAN – ”      ”    take tablets

CBS LABORATORIES – left-right sound identification

JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON – part 3 — ibm 1402 card read-punch

APPARAT – multifunktionsebene

D-BRIDGE – i know

ACTRESS – audio track 5 (-6 version)

FANTASTIC PLASTIC  MACHINE – honolulu, calcutta

MONO ENZYME 307-  excerpt from fear of light

THOMAS FEHLMANN – berliner luftikus

JAMES LAST – i hear you knocking

JJ CALE – everything will be alright

OSCAR HARRIS & THE TWINKLE STARS – twinkle stars boo galoo (live)

THE HAPPY DOLLS – pick up the pieces

THE DYNAMICS – please think it over

LONSKI & CLASSEN – i danced again

THE COUNTS – what’s up front that counts

THUNDERCLAP NEWMAN – something in the air

VERSUS – underground

HOSPITALITY – liberal arts

RICHARD DAVIES – sign up maybe for being

ULTIMATE PAINTING – not gonna burn myself anymore

SPISSY – nothing boy

GREG KIHN BAND – the breakup song (they don’t write ’em)

SPIDER BAGS – summer of ’79

SOFT WALLS – never come back again

THE FIRST EDITION – just dropped in (to see what condition my condition is in)

 

2018/02/05 / tocovava

air pOwer playlist jan. 31, 2018

a bunch of m o o n songs thrown in to salute the super blue blood full 🌝  & a loooooong way to go to introduce the THINK song

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THE DEAD KENNEDYS – 🌕 over marin

NILS FRAHM – all melody

TOMITA – mercury

FLEETWOOD MAC – sisters of the 🌕

GRAND PARC – winter

ANTIETAM – breathe

ROBERT WYATT – slow walking talk

KEN NORDINE – my baby

CHAD & JEREMY – everyone’s gone to the 🌕

BISHOP ORCUTT CORSANO – parked chrysanthemums

TIGUE – quilts

COH – 🌕viewhigh

MIKE HANKINSON AND THE PUTNEY V.C.S.3 SYNTHESIZER – 🌕light sonata

THE STOOGES – down on the street

THE BONZO DOG BAND – tubas in the 🌕light

LAURA CANNELL – entrance to the vault

HARRY PARTCH – psalm 17

NEŞET ERTAŞ – öldüm yalvara yalvara

YO LA TENGO – you are here

JUANA MOLINA – rio seco

TINY RUINS – little did i know

THE KINKS – full 🌕

SIEGEL SCHWALL – song

THE ROLLING STONES – 🌕light mile

LEON RUSSELL – wild horses

THINK – once you understand

B-52s – there’s a 🌕 in the sky

BEAMERS & BROTHER’S HAWK – 🌕

PETER THOMAS SOUND ORCHESTRA – the hound of blackwood castle