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Volume, Contrast, Brilliance

Volume, Contrast, Brilliance
Saturday February 29th, 2020 with Steve Kirkland
Life after laughter ever after...

After Dinner
UNLOVED - Guilty of Love - 2016, Unloved
Infinity
MOUTH MUSIC - Shorelife - 1995, Rykodisc
Salvage My Youth
the NO MEN - No Mania - 2020, Topplers New
Nashville Bound
U.I.C. - Our Garage - 1986, Fringe Product Canadian
Easy on Your Way Out
ELENI MANDELL - Afternoon - 2004, Zedtone
One Big Happy Family
TONIO K - Amerika - 1980, Arista
Faster Than the Hound
HORSLIPS - the Tain - 1973, Oats
Runnin' Down a Dream
ISOBEL CAMPBELL - There Is No Other - 2020, Cooking Vinyl New
Wading in Dirty Water
the MEN - Mercy - 2020, Sacred Bones New
Transcombobulation 4 (musical bed)
MIKE SMITH & JONATHAN ADJEMIAN - Transcombobulation - 2016, All-Set Canadian
Music written and performed by David Roback (1958 - 2020), who passed away February 24. Incredibly talented guitarist, songwriter, producer who eschewed the limelight, letting the focus fall on his female foils Hope Sandoval (in Mazzy Star) and Kendra Smith (in Opal). Not a massive discography, but his recording history is clearly quality over quantity. If he's new to you, all of his work dating back to the early 80s comes highly recommended.
Supernova
OPAL - Hapy Nightmare Baby - 1987, SST
Still Cold
MAZZY STAR - Among My Swan - 1996, Capitol
On the Way Home (Buffalo Springfield cover)
RAINY DAY - Rainy Day - 1984, Rough Trade Canadian
She Hangs Brightly
MAZZY STAR - She Hangs Brightly - 1990, Rough Trade
Lullabye
OPAL - Early Recordings - 1989, Rough Trade, recorded in 1984
Soon Be Home (The Who cover)
RAINY DAY - Rainy Day - 1984, Rough Trade
Wasted
MAZZY STAR - So Tonight That I Might See - 1993, Capitol
I'm Less Here
MAZZY STAR - 7-inch A-side - 2014, Rhymes of an Hour
Flying on the Ground is Wrong (Buffalo Springfield cover)
RAINY DAY - Rainy Day - 1984, Rough Trade Canadian
Transcombobulation 4 (musical bed)
MIKE SMITH & JONATHAN ADJEMIAN - Transcombobulation - 2016, All-Set Canadian
Unrepentant
WIRE - Mind Hive - 2020, pinkflag New
Are You Free?
PIETA BROWN - Remember the Sun - 2007, One Little Indian
le Metro de Paris
MARTHA WAINWRIGHT - Martha Wainwright's Piaf Record - 2010, MapleMusic Canadian
I'm in You
BLOWN PETALS - Blooms (https://blownpetals.bandcamp.com/releases) - 2020, self-released Canadian New
Interactive CKCU
Steve Kirkland (host)
The lines of communication are open... if yours are

6:08 PM, February 29th, 2020
Steve Kirkland (host)
18:25 and the glitching is easy...

6:26 PM, February 29th, 2020
Ianj
Hey Steve, another sad loss. Been listening to Opal, Mazzy Star, Rain Parade all week.

6:30 PM, February 29th, 2020
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hi Ian... Indeed... I've got a handful of Rainy Day, Opal and Mazzy Star on tap...

6:33 PM, February 29th, 2020
Ren
Thumbs up!

7:10 PM, February 29th, 2020
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hi Renny... Cheers!

7:29 PM, February 29th, 2020
Chris [Blown Petals]
Thanks for the David Roback spotlight. He was a star of the paisley underground scene and all those records were important to me and influential in certain circles (Pale Saints covered 'Fell From The Sun', Dean Wareham covered 'Hear The Wind Blow', etc.).

7:31 PM, February 29th, 2020
MikeP
Beautiful to hear the birds sing, for Dave.

7:36 PM, February 29th, 2020
murph
A most fitting notice for Dave Roback in the LA Times.

7:44 PM, February 29th, 2020
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hi Chris... glad you appreciated it... the covers sound like a good idea for future programs. Cheers

7:54 PM, February 29th, 2020
Steve Kirkland (host)
Cheers Mike P

7:55 PM, February 29th, 2020
Steve Kirkland (host)
murph, Thanks for the tip, good that LA media took the time to honour one of their own

7:57 PM, February 29th, 2020