Bandung Boogaloo Marbles

A flier for the Oh Messy Life radio program consisting of handwritten text on top of a photograph of a squirrel eating a peanut.

Oh Messy Life – October 19, 2023 Show Notes

Track 1: unknown – Raksa charkiya

Canary records is back again with another amazing re-issue, this time an uncredited LP released in Lebanon in 1974 entitled Oriental Dances Past & Present.

Track 2: Nusantara Beat – Kota Bandung

The preview track from an upcoming single out on Les Disques Bongo Joe.

Track 3: Ritmos Tropicosmos – La Luz Futura

Ritmos Tropicosmos’ contribution to the soundtrack to the cumbia/anime short film: La Curandera Cumbiambera.

Track 4: Ibrahim Hesnawi – Never Understand

Another fun track from Ibrahim Hesnawi, off of Habibi Funk’s Solidarity with Libya compilation, procedes from which benefit aid organizations who work in Libya.

Track 5: Jiro Inagaki & His Soul Media – Back Off Boogaloo

Another track from the compilation, WaJazz Legends: Jiro Inagaki – Selected by Yusuke Ogawa.

Track 6: COLUMNA DE FUEGO – Iñot

I found this one via BandCamp promo email.

Track 7: Fela Kuti – I Go Shout Plenty

Taken from an upcoming box set of Fela tracks, with the twist that the box set was curated by Idris Elba.

Track 8: Watt – The Young and the Decoding

Watt was the duo of Bill Orcutt and Tim Koffley, active around 1990 or so.

Track 9: Cap’n Jazz – Precious

Something about the previous track inspired me to grab this one Cap’n Jazz.

Track 10: Vanishing Twin – Marbles

From their new album, Afternoon X.

Track 11: Gina Birch – Big Mouth

Another track from the album I Play My Bass Loud from the bassist of The Raincoats.

Track 12: Street Eaters – Witch

I went to see Street Eaters play the day after this radio show aired, and they ended their set with this song, just like I ended my show with it!

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