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2021/01/30 / tocovava

air pOwer january 30, 2021

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2021/01/27 / tocovava

air pOWer january 27, 2021

PLAYLIST
PILOT – january
THE DRAMATICS – do what you want, be what you are
STEPHAN MATHIEU & EKKEHARD EHLERS – new year’s eve
CINDY – april magazine
BRIAN ENO/HAROLD BUDD – first light
MOPE CITY – excuses start to melt
IRMA VEP/JON COLLIN – i hope you do
JON COLLIN –  music from cassettes, etc 2008 – 2017 excerpt
LAEL NEALE – blue vein
SIBUSILE XABA WITH NAFTALI, FAKAZILE NKOSI, ASHK – umdali
DOGWOOD TALES – closest thing to heaven
HAMILTON, JOE FRANK & REYNOLDS – winners and losers
ODD OKODDO – hera kende
JIŘÍ ŠUST & JIŘÍ ŠLITR – man with a typewriter (phone call two)
JIŘÍ ŠUST & JIŘÍ ŠLITR – strip-teas
LA REDADA – avandaro boogaloo
SIGI SCHWAB AND CHRIS HINZE – song for stefan
CUCINA POVERA – jolkottelureitti
JONI MITCHELL – chelsea morning (live at canterbury house, ann arbor october 27, 1967)
THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT – damned if do

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2021/01/24 / tocovava

air pOwer january 23, 2021

PLAYLIST

WILLIE TEE – liberty bell

MIDWIFE – s.w.im.

ALOGTE OHO AND HIS SOUNDS OF JOY – alleme timba

LEONARD CHARLES – township heavy

FAZE-O – riding high

BILL SLAYBACK – move over babe, here comes henry

BUCK MEEK – candle

ADRIANNE LENKER – heavy focus

무지개 퀸텟 MUJIGAE QUINTET – 멋쟁이 아가씨 she’s so cool

YMA SUMAC – medicine man

GEOLOGIST & ROBERT MILLIS – distant duos track

FLORENCE ABOONI – mam pe’ela su’ure

GIOVANNI LOGAN – mantu

THE LEE KONITZ QUARTET  – sunday

SIBUSILE XABA WITH NAFTALI, FAKAZILE NKOSI, ASHK – umdali*

HANAI  RANI – rurka

CLARICE JENSEN – fishing

FERRANTE & TEICHER – aflame

MELISSA MARY AHERN – hard luck in love

MAX ROACH FEATURING ABBEY LINCOLN – triptych: prayer/protest/peace

JAUBI – figaro

MINOR SECONDS – floating oracle

RACHEL KIEL – sincere

KALI MALONE – excerpt from sacrificial code

SIBUSILE XABA WITH NAFTALI, FAKAZILE NKOSI, & ASHK – umdali*

WILLIAM PARKER – baldwin

COH – opiate stills

DAVID DOUGAN/GILMORE TAMNY – distant duos track

THE SEEKERS – i’ll never find another you

* Yes, yOur hOst played the same song twice. Umdali is that good. And it was a salute to The Electrifying Mojo and The Midnight Funk Association. When Purple Rain came out he played the album in full, straight through. Then, he flipped it over and started with Let’s Go Crazy and all of side one again (at least that’s how I remember it.) Was thinking of him this week, so many people talking about unity. The shows fostered unity without making an issue out of it. The Electrifying Mojo played what he liked and his tastes ranged wide. He is still alive, just kind of observing these days. Michigan radio was blessed in the 1980s, Ernie Harwell calling the Tigers games through sunset and The Electrifying Mojo coming in “for the nights of your life.”

“Will the members of the Midnight Funk Association please rise. Please go to your porch light and turn it on for the next hour to show us your solidarity. If you’re in your car please honk your horn and flash your lights, wherever you are. If you’re in bed, get ready to dance on your back, in Technicolor. And get ready for the MFA. The word is… Don’t say no, say triple-whammy-whoa. Hold on tight, don’t let go. Whenever you feel like you’re nearing the end of your rope, don’t slide off. Tie a knot. Keep hanging, keep remembering, that it ain’t nobody bad like you. This session of the International Midnight Funk Association is being called to order. Electrifying Mojo presiding. May the Funk be with you. Always…”

2021/01/24 / tocovava

air pOwer january 16, 2021

PLAYLIST 

LISA LOEB AND NINE STORIES – waiting on wednesday

PUMICE – handkerchief

FAUNE – mes amics que n’ai ausit

YUNO – zebra

SHIRLEY COLLINS- sweet greens and blues

THEE SACRED SOULS – give us justice

CURTIS MAYFIELD – back against the wall

LAEL NEALE – blue vein

BJÖRN OLSSON – avslutning

BOB DYLAN – meet me in the morning

MIKE LILLY – i don’t believe you’ve met bob

CLYDE DAVENPORT — are you lonesome or happy

FIDDLIN’ DOC ROBERTS – did you ever see the devil, uncle joe

ROBERT MILLIS – (2) balled up

DIRE WOLVES – spacetime rider

SOFT MACHINE – pig (live at paradiso)

MAYO THOMPSON – around the home

JONNY NASH & TEGUH PERMANA – air

FIELD WORKS – the sharp smell of cedar

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2021/01/13 / tocovava

air pOwer january 13, 2021

PLAYLIST OF FIRST HALF OF TODAY’S EDITION:

THE CLASH – white riot

BLACK FLAG – white minority

ANDY KIM – be my baby

NUTRITION FUN – i entered your house legally

CHRIS BROKAW – I can’t sleep

WAU WAU COLLECTIF. salamaleikoum

NIGHTSHIFT – power cut

GIA MARGARET – ashes

JERRY DAVID DECICCA – quiet life

MERIL WUBSLIN – a ṕart ça

JOHNNY HARRIS – stepping stone

DAVID JISSE – juliette

ROB NOYES – cheap gold

POLE – röschen

CATE LE BON – julia

JESS WILLIAMSON – wind on tin

MATTHEW J ROLIN/JEN POWERS DUO – black coffee

FAT MATTRESS – leafy lane

ROB BERNARD – small town talk

PLAYLIST FOR SECOND HALF OF TODAY’S EDITION
There were difficulties putting together the tOp 31 on Saturday. Not in compiling the list. Not in putting the songs in their rightful order. The problem was in yOur hOst’s execution in making the files. This show, like every edition of air pOwer since mid-march 2020, has been done from home then sent to the station’s computer and uploaded remotely into an automation program. Most of the shows are done in ramshackle close-enough-to-real time. Time got too real during the tOp 31, like negative time. Talkback sets were meant to be embedded with instrumental tracks released in 2020. We wasted time, and failed to get these artists/these tracks into the show.

ANIMAL HOSPITAL – no pressure
TALSOUNDS – no rise
JONNY NASH /SUSANNE KRAFT – the pearl
THE NECKS – further
ROBERT HAIGH – painted serpent
YUMIKO MOIROKA – kororebi
GREEN-HOUSE – soft meadow
SARAH LOUISE – nimrod in the forest
THE SOFT PINK TRUTH – so
CARL STONE – ganci
HUVUDBRY – excerpt from ‘piggelin-rundan’
AKI TSUYUKO – moriji
WACLAW ZIMPEL – release

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2021/01/09 / tocovava

air pOwer tOp 31 Of 2O2O

  1. FUJ|||||||||||TA  – close contact
  2. SALLY ANNE MORGAN – wintersong
  3. SWAMP DOGG FEAT. JOHN PRINE – please let me go round again
  4. LEWSBERG – through the garden
  5. MOOR MOTHER BILLY WOODS – giraffe hunts
  6. SARAH DAVACHI – play the ghost
  7. NATHAN SALSBURG – landwerk vii (coincident constellation)
  8. PERFUME GENIUS – whole life
  9. QUELLE CHRIS & CHRIS KEYS – sudden death
  10. JEFF PARKER – fusion swirl
  11. GEORGIA RUTH – brychni
  12. THIAM THIDANE – dannibe
  13. CLIPPING – check the lock
  14. YO LA TENGO – georgia considers the two blue ones (thursday)
  15. LAMBCHOP – weather blues
  16. ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER – stuck inside a cloud
  17. ERIK HALL – section viii (from ‘music for 18 musicians’)
  18. IRREVERSIBLE ENTANGLEMENTS – no mas
  19. AIOFE NESSA FRANCES – land of no junction
  20. ZELOOPERZ – pain ain’t mine
  21. WILLIAM TYLER – cookie’s theme
  22. MARY LATTIMORE – chop on the climb
  23. SNOWGOOSE – the making of you
  24. ARMAND HAMMER – frida
  25. TENGERR – bliss
  26. RHODRI DAVIES – angharat ton uelen
  27. YTAMO – the start is everything
  28. JAMES ELKINGTON – sleeping me awake
  29. GRRRL GANG – bathroom
  30.  CHOUK  BWA & THE ANGSTROMERS – rara
  31. SIR RICHARD BISHOP – here comes the rats
2021/01/06 / tocovava

air pOwer january 6, 2021

Too much shit going on today, not sure why this show was even started, got through 90-minutes and then stopped.

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG – almost cut my hair
ANA ROXANNE – camille
DR JOHN – glowin’
HUVUDBRY – piggelin-rundan
ERIC BACHMANN – i was made for losing you
ALF CRANNER – Vi skal ikkje sova bort sumarnatta
MORDECAI – lines
WISHBONE ASH – leaf and stream
ASS PONYS – it’s not happening
OOIOO – jibun
JOHN PAUL YOUNG – love is in the air
LOUISE BOCK – jute
ROSANNE CASH – seven year ache
MARY LATTIMORE – chop on the climbout
GEORGIA RUTH – brychni286A3722-D540-4FDF-AB1B-51D686F58C17_1_105_c

2021/01/02 / tocovava

air pOwer salutes the music makers who died in 2020 part two

2020/12/30 / tocovava

air pOwer salutes the music makers who died in 2020 part one

2020/12/26 / tocovava

air pOwer saturday december 26, 2020