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Playlist 539: Sept 2022 - everything begins again

the music of sound OR the sound of music enjoy x Playlist 1. The Orchids – This boy is a mess (Skep Wax Records) 2. Robert Sotelo – Caught in a shape (Upset The Rhythm) 3. Trick Mist – Boring bread (Pizza Pizza Records) ( playing Coughlans, Cork, Oct 23, w/ Howlbux ) 4. Howlbux – Nightfall/Over (Moot Tapes) ( playing Coughlans, Cork, Oct 23, w/ Trick Mist ) 5. Elaine Howley – To the test (Touch Sensitive Records) ( playing Coughlans, Cork, Nov 27, w/ Aoife Nessa Frances ) 6. Jimi Tenor – Bass kalimba dance (bureau b) 7. splint – Military procedures (Nice Swan) ( playing YES, Manchester, Oct 29 ) 8. Television – See no evil (Elektra Records) 9. Sprints – Literary mind (Nice Swan) ( playing Winthrop Avenue, Cork, Oct 8 ) 10. Marisa Anderson – Waking (Thrill Jockey) ( playing Clonakilty International Guitar Festival, Sept 16 ) 11. Ellen Arkbro & Johan Graden – Never near (Thrill Jockey) 12. Cornelia Murr – All souls (Full Time Hobby) ( currently touring

Playlist 529 - August 2022: flow

A bumper crop for this late summer. Enjoy. x Playlist 1. The Doomed Bird of Providence – Businessman found dead in a shop at Mildura (bandcamp) 2. Sam Prekop & John McEntire – A ghost at noon (Thrill Jockey) 3. The Magnetic Fields – ’69: Judy Garland (Nonesuch) ( playing Cyprus Avenue, Cork, Sept 8 ) 4. The Burning Hell – Dirty microphones (BB*Island) ( playing Bush Hall, London, Oct 21 ) 5. Kathryn Williams – Radioactive (One Little Independent) ( playing Purbeck Valley Folk Festival, Wareham, Aug 18-22 ) 6. Craig Fortnam – New gold (Best Behaviour) 7. Mitski – The only heartbreaker (Dead Oceans) 8. Sinead O’Brien – Holy country (Chess Club) ( playing Cyprus Avenue, Cork, Oct 26 ) 9. Æ Mak – Sun God, I'll Be Your Woman (Spacer Records) 10. Elephant – Calling (Excelsior Records) 11. Thee U.F.O. – Transparent seed (Gelatinous Records) ( playing Electric Avenue, Waterford, Aug 13 ) 12. The Besnard Lakes – A jacket for a rainy lady (Full Time Hobby) 1

Playlist 528 - July 2022: golden air

From Brisbane to Tokyo. From Brooklyn to Stroud. London. Cork. Dublin. Minneapolis. Enjoy. x Playlist 1. Ghost Woman – Along (Full Time Hobby) ( playing Oslo, London, Aug 29 ) 2. Casino – Back in the day 3. Polica – Blood (Memphis Industries) 4. Curse of Lono – In your arms 5. Donna Thompson – Be with you (PRAH Recordings) 6. Yuko Kono – Ginger (Morr Music) 7. Naked Lungs – Why do people change ( playing The Workman’s Cellar, Dublin, Aug 12 ) 8. Fixity – Hungry clouds (KantCope) ( playing Coughlan’s, Cork, Aug 12 ) 9. The Umlauts – Another fact (PRAH Recordings) 10. Marina Allen – Superreality (Fire Records) 11. Yosa Peit – Anthy (Fire Records) 12. Kate Bush – Cloudbusting (EMI) 13. Bobby Oroza – Loving body (Big Crown Records) 14. Sunny & The Sunliners – Viva mi triestesa (Big Crown Records) 15. MF Tomlinson – A cloud (PRAH Recordings) 16. The Go Betweens – Bye bye pride (Beggars Banquet) 17. Peter Broderick – With the notes in my ears (Hush)

Playlist 527 - June 2022 Pt 2: roam

Another instalment of June earwigs. Enjoy. x Playlist 1. Astrel K – Is it it or is it I? (Duophonic Super 45s) 2. Ghost Power – Asteroid witch (Duophonic Super 45s) 3. Jimi Tenor – Life hugger (bureau b) 4. Charles Watson – All my mountains (Moshi Moshi Records) 5. Dana Gavanski – I kiss the night (Full Time Hobby) 6. elkyn – If you’re still leaving (Curation Records) 7. Guerilla Toss – Live exponential (Sub Pop) 8. Marisa Anderson – Waking (Thrill Jockey) ( playing Clonakilty International Guitar Festival, Sept 16-17 ) 9. Naima Bock – Every morning (Sub Pop) ( playing End of the Road Festival, Sept 1-4 ) 10. Sam Prekop and John McEntire – A ghost at noon (Thrill Jockey) 11. The Notwist feat Juana Molina – Al sur (Elijah Minnelli Remix) (Morr Music) 12. Soccer96 feat Salami Rose Joe Louis – Yesterday knows me (Moshi Moshi Records) 13. Film Noir – Erotica (Albé Productions/Un Plan Simple) 14. The B-52s – Give me back my man (Island) 15. The B-52s – Planet Cl

Playlist 526 - June 2022: my place, my time

An early summer backlog. Music from Cork, Dublin, Malmo, Tokyo, Helsinki, Berlin, Madrid, San Francisco, New York and more. RIP Cathal Coughlan. Enjoy. x The Underground of Happiness uplifting pop music of every creed www.theundergroundofhappiness.blogspot.com www.mixcloud.com/theundergroundofhappiness Twitter: UndergroundOfHappy UCC98.3FM www.ucc.ie/983fm Playlist 1. Etienne Jaumet & Fabrizio Rat – Visione pop (bureau b) 2. Povoa feat Páula – Intuition (Moshi Moshi) 3. Cephas Teom – Primordial forms (METR Music) 4. Silverbacks – A job worth something (Full Time Hobby) 5. Albertine Sarges – Bird’s life (Moshi Moshi) 6. Hater – Something (Fire Records) 7. Sack – Sleeping on the floor (Dimple Discs) 8. Craig Fortnam – Even on Sundays (Lunar One series - bandcamp) 9. Craig Fortnam – Gigant (Believers Roast) 10. Butcher Boy – Dear John (Needle Mythology) 11. The Plastik Beatniks feat Angel Bat Da

Playlist 525 - Jan 2022: new music

Some odds and ends here. Mixture of things that fell through the cracks towards the end of last year, plus some new releases from January. More great sounds in the world. Enjoy. x Playlist 1. God is God – The song Part II (bureau b) 2. The Monochrome Set – Hello, save me (Tapete) 3. Analphabet – The wirtschaftswunder (bureau b) 4. Blue States feat Allison Brice Grasso – Alarms (Memphis Industries) 5. Guerilla Toss – Cannibal capitol (Sub Pop) 6. Junk Drawer – Tears in Costa (Art For Blind) 7. Lael Neale – Hotline (Sub Pop) 8. Naima Bock – 30 degrees (Sub Pop) 9. Prima Queen – Chew my cheeks (Nice Swan Records) 10. Sprints – Little fix (Nice Swan Records) ( playing Ulster Sports Club, Belfast, Mar 6 ) 11. Saroos feat Sequoyah Tiger – Frequency change (Alien Transistor) 12. Odd Nosdam & Rayon – From nowhere to north (Morr Music) 13. Abiodun Oyewole – My life (AFAR) 14. Anita Lane – Home is where the hatred is (Mute) 15. The Burning Hell – Bird Queen

Playlist 524 - Best of 2021 Part 2: the world to come

Part 2 of this lookback. Enjoy. x Playlist Cathal Coughlan – Owl in the parlour (Dimple Discs) Alasdair Roberts og Volvur – Nu solen gar ned (Drag City) Ann Scott – Sweetheart (Raghouse Records) Bobby Oroza – I got love (Big Crown Records) Brainstory – Bye bye (Big Crown Records) Daniel Blumberg feat Josephine Foster – The world to come (from the soundtrack of the film The world to come ) (Node Records/Wise Music Group) Ed Dowie – Number Eight Wire (Needle Mythology) Henrik Lindstrand – Enghave lys (Alex Somers rework) (One Little Independent) Fine Place – It’s your house (Night School Records) Junior Brother – Life’s new haircut (Strange Brew) Low – Days like these (Sub Pop) Lucy Gooch – Rain’s break (Fire Records) M Ward – Birthday (Anti) Pretty Happy – Sea sea sea (Art For Blind) Rats on Rafts – Osaka (Fire Records) Ruthann Friedman – Hurried life (Tompkins Square) (reissue) Sack – What a way to live (Dimple Discs) St Vincent – Pay your way in pain (L

Playlist 523: So may we start - Best of 2021 Part 1

Part 1 of a 2 Part series. Songs that stuck with me through 2021. I hope something sticks with you. Enjoy. x Playlist Herbert feat Verushka – Fantasy (Accidental) Vanishing Twin – Big moonlight (ookii gekkou) (Fire Records) Marina Allen – Oh, Louise (Fire Records) Nation of Language – Across that fine line (PIAS) Virginia Wing – …Out for something (Fire Records) Shannon Lay – Rare to wake (Sub Pop) Shuko feat Lee Fields & Nia Wyn – Nothing’s gonna change (For the Love of It Recordings) The Magic Lantern – Bound for glory (Hectic Eclectic Records) Vanessa Anne Redd – By the time (Sharp Attack Records) Craig Fortnam – Ark (Onomatopoeia Records) David Lance Callahan – Born of the Welfare State (Tiny Global Productions) Robert Sotelo – Dear Resident (Upset The Rhythm) Saroos feat Ronald Lippok – Tin & glass (Alien Transistor) Dntel – The lilac and the apple (Morr Music/Les Albums Claus) Sparks feat Simon Helberg – So may we start (from the soundt