Playlist 288 - Nov 12 2013

A few themes on this week's show, kicking off with the garage pop two-punch of Dott and Crystal Stilts. Mmm.

SlowPlaceLikeHome plays Cork tomorrow and Keith Mannion of SPLH I know is partial to a bit of Connan Mockasin, who is doing the filthiest impression of Prince since Prince was Prince.

Then husband and wife, kind of. The wonderful Britta Phillips guest sings on the last song of the latest Fuxa album, brilliantly refashioning the Mike Nesmith classic 'Different drum' (seguing from Randall Niemann's 'Stand by me'). And she's married to Dean Wareham who has a new EP out, the first under his own name, solo like. Britta plays bass on it and (I think) sings too. It's great.

Then a kind of mid-show, broadly folk theme. The Doomed Bird of Providence chart early Australian immigrant experience through song - compelling and not for the faint of heart. littlebow (lowercase) ply a beguiling brand of folk exotica. And Dan Haywood is a songwriter and ornithologist and combines the two by recording in the countryside. Bonkers and brilliant.

More on these pages as always.

Nov 12 2013 w/ Dott,Crystal Stilts,SPLH,Connan Mockasin,littlebow,Dean Wareham,Fuxa,Major Lazer++ by Theundergroundofhappiness on Mixcloud

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Playlist 288
Tues Nov 12 2013
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Dott – Day that I found you (playing Bourkes, Limerick, Nov 14, w/ Elastic Sleep; Whelan’s Upstairs, Dublin, Nov 16, w/ Run Ons & Little Xs for Eyes)
Crystal Stilts – Sticks and stones (playing Shipping Forecast, Liverpool, Nov 24)
SlowPlaceLikeHome – Rearrange the seachange (playing Triskel TDC, Cork, Nov 15)
Connan Mockasin – Caramel
Fuxa feat. Britta Phillips – Stand by me (Different drum)
Dean Wareham – The deadliest day since the invasion began
Dan Haywood – I’ve got heaven at my door
The Doomed Bird of Providence – Ships they come and go (playing Club Integral, London, Nov 15)
littlebow – Joe Caligula
Garret Baker & the Random Nouns – Cecilia
Paul Ferris – Richard rides to Sara (from the soundtrack of the film Witchfinder General)
(The) Caseworker – Dependence day
Wooden Shjips - Ghouls (playing The Grand Social, Dublin, Dec 14)
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters – Tomorrow is another day
Harlequin Dynamite Marching Band - Loneliness
Major Lazer feat. Ezra Koenig – Jessica (radio edit)

*next week's show features music from Moondog, Benny Smiles & The Would Be’s among others

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