Playlist 402 - May 17 2016

10 years since Grant McLennan died, good to remember his heartfelt cinematic songwriting, in a shape of a genius cut from Tallulah, a somewhat underrated album even by the standards of The Go Betweens.

A trio of haunting/chamber/devotional pieces around the middle of the show.

Teho Teardo & Blixa Bargeld, so delicate, so elegant, so compelling.
Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus, a father and son duo playing Spanish guitar and (very muscular) cello, stirring inspiring stuff.
Brigid Mae Power, the Galway singer making haunting late hours music with a little help from Peter Broderick.

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Playlist 402
Tues May 17 2016
(repeated on Tuesdays 8.30pm)
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The Goon Sax – Boyfriend
The Go Betweens – Bye bye pride
Lake Ruth – The inconsolable Jean-Claude
Radiohead – Burn the witch (playing Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, June 1-4)
Cavern of Anti-Matter feat Bradford Cox – liquid gate (playing Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, June 1-4)
Cate Le Bon – Find me (playing Oval Space, London, May 26)
Teho Teardo & Blixa Bargeld – The empty boat (playing Rich Mix, London, June 2)
Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus – Rocio y Corrales (por Sevillanas)
Brigid Mae Power – Let me hold you through this
Roy Ayers – Coffy is the colour (from the sountrack of the film Coffy)
Marvin Gaye – T plays it cool (from the sountrack of the film Troubleman)
Prince – When doves cry
Christine & the Queens – iT
Tenniscoats – Mochi
Man of Moon – Sign (playing The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, May 20)

*next week's show features music from Robert Forster, Astronauts & Jaako Eino Kalevi, among others

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