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Saturday December 10th, 2016 with Steve Kirkland
If nostalgia is a vice...

Inside Elevation (brief excerpt,musical bed)
PAN-AMERICAN - Quiet CIty - 2004, Kranky
Nostalgia's a Vice
DUOTANG - New Occupation - 2016, Stomp Canadian New
Johnny Volume
ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO - Burn Something Beautiful - 2016, Fantasy New
the Golden Dawn (instrumental)
the CHURCH - 7-inch B-side - 1982, Carrere
A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. (instrumental)
TEETH of the SEA - Your Mercury - 2010, Rocket Recordings
NAKED on the VAGUE - Twelve Dark Noons ep - 2011, Sacred Bones
a Skeleton at the Feast
MIDDLE CLASS - V.A.: Killed by Deathrock Vol. Two (originally Homeland LP) - 2016, Sacred Bones, originally on Pulse, 1982
Häxan (instrumental)
DUNGEN - Häxan - 2016, Mexican Summer New
Inside Elevation (musical bed)
PAN-AMERICAN - Quiet CIty - 2004, Kranky
Ride (instrumental)
BRUCE FOXTON - Back in the Room - 2012, Basstone
Sugar Heavy Metal
NEW SWEARS - 7-inch B-side - 2016, Dine Alone Canadian New
Yesterday's Numbers
the FLAMIN' GROOVIES - Teenage Head - 1971, Kama Sutra
Wild Mountain Thyme
NIGEL and the CROSSES - V.A.: Time Between - a Tribute to the Byrds - 1989, Imaginary
a Skull, a Suitcase and a Long Red Bottle of WIne
ROBYN HITCHCOCK - Invisible Hitchcock - 1986, Midnight, recorded in 1980
Sweetness (Yes cover)
DAMIEN JURADO and RICHARD SWIFT - Other People's Songs - 2016, Secretly Canadian, recorded in 2010 New
Stop This Train (Again Doing It)/Eleanor's Cake (Which Ate Her)
KEVIN AYERS - Joy of a Toy - 1970, Harvest
I Must Be in Love (Rutles cover)
SYD STRAW and MARC RIBOT - V.A.: Rutles Highway Revisited - 1990, Shimmy Disc
Inside Elevation (musical bed)
PAN-AMERICAN - Quiet CIty - 2004, Kranky
The Poem
THEE OH SEES - An Odd Entrances - 2016, Castleface New
the Consumer Song
the MAN UPSTAIRS - 7-inch A-side - 1986,Side Line
the Detroit River is Alive
SUNPARLOUR PLAYERS - Hymns for the Happy - 2007, Baudelaire Canadian
Goodbye to the Ghost
SAINT CLARE - Saint Clare - 2016, Independent Canadian New
Second Avenue
HORSLIPS - Aliens - 1977, DJM
Wassail Song (trad)
ALBION DANCE BAND - the Prospect Before Us - 1977, Harvest
Pretty Polly (trad)
SHIRLEY COLLINS - Lodestar - 2016, Domino New
Wassail Song (trad)
the WATERSONS - Frost and Fire - 1965, Topic
WOLF PEOPLE - Ruins - 2016, Jagjaguwar New
Inside Elevation (musical bed)
PAN-AMERICAN - Quiet CIty - 2004, Kranky
Shine (instrumental)
BE BOP DELUXE - Live in the Air Age - 1977, Harvest
Many Thanks to Neil Bakshi, who filled in for me last week:
Neil is one of the hosts of This Island Earth, heard Sundays from 1-4 PM (
Interactive CKCU
Steve Kirkland (host)
Cold outside, warm in the house...

6:06 PM, December 10th, 2016
Nostalgia Is A Vice is a great tune and the video is great too

6:39 PM, December 10th, 2016
The Chuch song was also on the 10" EP "Temperature Drop In Downtown Winterland" and also on a compilation later.

6:49 PM, December 10th, 2016
diggin' this 'Sweetness' cover! Great song

6:54 PM, December 10th, 2016
Enjoyed the Byrds cover, That's a great tribute album. The song you are playing right now sounds real cool on headphones

7:00 PM, December 10th, 2016
Steve Kirkland (host)
Yes, Scott, I prefer it to the original...

7:01 PM, December 10th, 2016