6/12/2009 Fubar Omniverse


6 AM
Memories of Nisswa-Stämman, as the Scandinavian music festival among the pines in the Brainerd Lakes area heads into its tenth year.

Flukt: Flukt (Spill; 2L)
ASI Spelmanslag: Snoa av Kalle Almlöf (Siljan to the USA; American Swedish Institute)
Finn Hall: Karjalan Katjuusa (Reflections/Muistelmia; self-produced)
Draupner: Tattoo av Görgen Antonsson (Arvet; Caprice)

While we're at it, a dash more Swedish music for heading into high summer
Agneta Stolpe: När jag va liten/Halling (Anaros; Giga)
Frifot: Forgäves (Frifot; ECM)
Kraja: Öland (Under Himmelens Fäste; Drone)
Frifot: I denna ljuva Sommartid (Summersong; NorthSide)
Frifot: Sommarvals (Järven; Caprice)

The Finns lobby for equal time...
Frigg: Fantomen (Oasis; NortSide)
Frigg: Cross-Country (Frigg; NorthSide)
Frigg: Jalla Jalla (Economy Class; NorthSide)
Tsuumi Sound System: Meteor (Hotas; Aito)

7 AM
As thoughts turn toward Iran on election day:
Haale: Middle of Fire (No Ceiling; Haale/Channel A)
O-Hum: Darde Eshgh (Aloodeh; Bamahang Productions)
Centuries Song Theme
The Kâmkârs: Dekay Ambar, Dekay Auber (Nightengale with a Broken Wing; WOMAD)
Trio Chemirani: Yazdah (Tchechemeh)

Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars: Refugee Rolling (Living Like a Refugee; Anti)
Toots and the Maytals: Pressure Drop (Roots Reggae: The Classic Jamaican Albums; Trojan)
King Sunny Ade: Synchro System (Synchro System; Mango)
Thievery Corporation featuring Femi Kuti: Lies Death (Radio Retaliation; ESL)

Babatunde Olatunji: Shango (Chant to the God of Thunder) / Menu Di Ye Jewe (Who Is This?) (Drums of Passion; Columbia)

8 AM
Brian Eno: Stiff (Eno Sampler; Virgin)
The Problems of Tyme: Back of My Mind (Lost Souls Vol. 1; Psych of the South)
The 13th Floor Elevators: She Lives in a Time of Her Own (I Have Always Been Here Before: The Roky Erickson Anthology; Shout! Factory)
Roky Erickson The Aliens: If You Have Ghosts (I Have Always Been Here Before: The Roky Erickson Anthology; Shout! Factory)

Burning that candle, multitasking, efficiently loving: spinning the short, fast classic country and country swing songs...How does Ken Hippler do this every week?

Charline Arthur: Burn That Candle (Perfect for Parties; Bear Family)
Bob Wills Texas Playboys: Too Busy (Doughboys Playboys Cowboys; Proper)
Hank Penny: Won't You Ride in My Little Red Wagon (Crazy Rhythm: The Standard Transcriptions; Bloodshot)
Jean Shepard: Twice the Lovin' (In Half the Time) (Honky Tonk Heroine; Country Music Foundation)

Hey look! A five-minute song! What a relief...
Dave Alvin The Guilty Women: Don't Make Promises (Dave Alvin The Guilty Women; Yep Roc)
Portland Cello Project: Hungry Liars (The Thao Justin Power Sessions; Terrorbird)
Esperanza Spalding: Cuerpo y Alma (Esperanza; Heads Up)

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June 12, 2009

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