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Oh Messy Life – July 20, 2023 Show Notes

Track 1: Bex Burch – Dawn blessings

The pre-release track from the upcoming album, There is only love and fear, on International Anthem.

Track 2: Fédia Laguerre – Divizion

A 1981 track from Haitan musician Fédia Laguerre, rereleased with remixes by Atangana Records.

Track 3: Oumou Sangaré – Kêlê Magni

Going back for another track from Oumou Sangaré’s 2022 album, Timbuktu.

Track 4: Bonfire Madigan – Lady Saves the Dragon from the Evil Prince

Many many years ago Bonfire Madigan played an early morning radio show on KZSU and I’ve been a fan ever since.

Track 5: Charif Megarbane – Souk el Ahad

From the album, Marzipan, out on Habibi Funk Records.

Track 6: Altin Gün – Kalk Gidelim (remix)

From a pair of remixes the done by band members.

Track 7: Cosmica Bandida – Pájaro Del Desierto (Volta Cab’s Dub Mix)

A find via BandCamp promo email,

Track 8: The Conspiracy Tapes – Beauty In The State Of Panic

From the self titled album, out on spareorgan records.

Track 9: MC Roughneck Jihad & DJ Awkward – Binary

Jihad rhymes Bernie Sanders and Carol Danvers here. nuff said

Track 10: Fantastic Palace – And Now, This

The Bandcamp page for this album includes a fun anecdote from WFMU’s TomDash about the discovery of some of the tracks.

Track 10: Horsegirl – World of Pots and Pans

I found this one via KALX’s April top 100 albums chart.

Track 11: the Mr. T Experience – Up and Down

Someone on Mastodon posted about this album recently, reminding of my first radio show back in Ohio. Many many many years ago I was playing a tape recording of my radio show for my mom, and when this track came on she said “Oh you used to love this song when you were little.” At the time I was confused, as I had no idea it was a cover of a Sesame Street song 🙂

Track 12: Les Lullies – Dernier Soir

Found via WFMU’s Heavily Played Records list.

Track 13: Braid – Never Will Come for Us (Remastered 2023)

A throw back track to my late 90s era radio show, apparently Braid remastered this album and are on tour playing it.

Track 14: Rachel Baiman – Self Made Man

From the KZSU A-File.

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