Waya Cairo Defense 1906

A flier for the Oh Messy Life radio program consisting of handwritten text on top of a photograph of a house covered in hand painted signs with slogans.

Oh Messy Life – April 11, 2024 Show Notes

Track 1: Mulatu Astatke – Kulunmanqueleshi

From the 1972 album, Mulatu Of Ethiopia.

Track 2: Seyhan Karabay – Edalı Gelin

From a compilation album described as “Turkish psychedelic pop folk jazzy sound“.

Track 3: Ajate – Waya Yawa

The BandCamp page describes Ajate as Afrobayashi.

Track 4: Roughneck Jihad – Scholastic Raptitude Test

From the 2010 album E Pluribus Urine, with production by KZSU’s own Raggedy Andy.

Track 5: Adrian Sherwood – Sinnervisions (The Spy From Cairo Remix)

From an album entitled Fire, Adrian Sherwood Live Mix _Remixes Vol​.​1.

Track 6: Meril Wubslin – Pas là

The more I hear from the album Faire Ça, the more I love it.

Track 7: Kems Kriol – Pirogue Clandestine

I found this one in the KZSU A-File.

Track 8: Twelve Cubic Feet – Blob

From the reissue of their 1982 album, Straight Out The Fridge.

Track 9: FACS – Wish Defense

The sound quality on this live recording, Maggot Brain 020324, is amazing.

Track 10: Lupo Citta – White Bracelet

I found this one via WFMU’s Heavily Played Records page.

Track 11: The Love Songs – Sweet-ish

A classic from The Love Songs.

Track 12: Songs For Moms – 1906

I once saw Songs For Moms play live on a bus owned by a member of A Minor Forest. This song has stuck in my head ever since they played live KZSU. “The fire desired her, but who wouldn’t!

Track 13: Moms With Bangs – THESE STREETS

I caught these folks at the Bottom of the Hill not too long ago, it looked like they were having a lot of fun.

Track 14: Bangs – Vintage Piranha

From their 1998 album, Tiger Beat.

Track 15: The Reds, Pinks & Purples – Too Late for an Early Grave

Via the KZSU A File, a track from this San Francisco bands album, The Town That Cursed Your Name.

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