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Off The Charts
Monday December 12th, 2011 with Chris Ikonomopoulos

Season of the Witch
Teegarden & Van Winkle - But Anyhow, - 1969 - ATCO
Have A Real Time
Keith Jarrett - Restoration Ruin - 1968 - Vortex
Space Inferno
Venus Gang - Jean Pierre Massiera - Psychoses Freakoid (1963-1978) - 2007 - Mucho Gusto
Originally appearing on the 1978 LP Synthetic Soul by the french band Venus Gang. Montreal label Mucho Gusto included it on a compilation of music performed and/or produced by Jean Pierre Massiera. Not limited to, but certainly heavy on the spaced-out future disco.
Under Mi Sleng Teng version
Wayne Smith - 12" - 1993 - Tommy Boy
Originally released by King Jammy's label in 1985, Under Mi Sleng Teng and the Sleng Teng riddim was the first fully computerised riddim in Jamaican dancehall. [Thank you Casio MT-40]
International Jet Set
The Specials - More Specials - 1980 - Chrysalis
Dan Hicks - It Happened One Bite - 1978 - Warner
As stated on the back of the record jacket, this Dan Hicks LP was originally written as the soundtrack to an animated feature that was never released.
The Roches - Another World - 1985 - Warner
Simple Man
Klaus Nomi - Simple Man - 1983 - RCA
Fujiyama Mama
Frank Chickens - 45 - 1984 - KAZ
Little Red Book
Toni Basil - Word of Mouth - 1981 - Virgin
Although the best known version could be by the band Love, this Bacharach/David classic gets a new-wavey pop treatment by Toni Basil.
(Let's Do) The Black-Out
Josie Cotten - 45 - 1981 - BOMP
The Muscle Shoals Horns - The Cream of... - 1975 - Quality