Playlist 307 - Apr 15 2014

The centrepiece this week was a cut from the Kronos Quartet collaboration with Bollywood legend Asha Bhosle from a few years back, an album well worth your time. The track we had was a version of her original song from the 1971 film Hare Rama Hare Krishna, music composed by her husband RD Burman at that time. The Kronos Quartet play Cork Opera House in May, along with Julianna Barwick. That should be a very special night.

On the world musics theme, we had Sabina again with her refreshing update on bossa nova, paired with Gal Costa, the Brazilian Tropicalia great.

New music too from Wussy (energising tribute to The Who, kinda), Bob Mould (in very good voice), Arch Garrison (rubbing folk music up against vintage synths, brilliantly) and Shonen Knife (extolling the virtues of green tea, loud and fast).

And the wonderful Future Islands, who play Dublin in November, with their new single 'Spirit', another weird pop anthem full of soul and yearning.

Apr 15 2014 w/ Kronos Quartet,Sabina,Gal Costa,Arch Garrison,Wussy,Bob Mould,Polar Bear++ by Theundergroundofhappiness on Mixcloud

The Underground of Happiness
uplifting pop music of every creed

Playlist 307
Tues Apr 15 2014
(repeated on Tuesdays 8.30pm)
UCC 98.3FM
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Sabina – Viva l’amour
Gal Costa – Meu nome é Gal
Bob Mould – Hey Mr Grey
Vertical Scratchers feat. Robert Pollard – Get along like u
Arch Garrison – Bubble
Ellis Island Sound feat. John Matthias – Intro, airborne, travelling

Kronos Quartet & Asha Bhosle – Dum maro dum
Julianna Barwick – White flag (Kronos Quartet playing Cork Opera House, May 11, w/ Julianna Barwick)

Diane Cluck - Sara
Future Islands – Spirit (radio edit) (playing Vicar Street, Dublin, Nov 2)
Shonen Knife – Green tea (playing Crane Lane Theatre, Cork, May 8)
Polar Bear – Two storms (playing Love Supreme Festival, Glynde Place, Brighton, July 6)
Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra – Le pretre vire
Wussy – Teenage wasteland

*next week’s show will feature more music from Wussy, also Tennis, Laetitia Sadier & The War on Drugs among others

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