3/20/2009 Fubar Omniverse


Fubar Omniverse Playlist, Friday, March 20, 2009

Time for the annual March Madness Special, in honor of all the bands playing around the country at tourney time. We heard several selections from the new release by Twin Cities ambrassadors The Brass Messengers and brass and big bands from around the world. Special thanks to Richard Tuttle from the coolest band in the state, the Ada-Borup Pep Band, for calling in from the road in the 8:00 hour.

6 AM
Jack Brass Band: Don't Drive Drunk (You Don't Know Me; self-produced)
Charles Mingus: Boogie Stop Shuffle (Mingus Ah Um; Columbia)
Adi Yeshaya Big Band: Overtime Shuffle (A Nice One for Bo; Danti)

The Brass Messengers: La Rose Jaune (The Brass Messengers; self-produced)
Besh O Drom: Meggyújtom a Pipám (Balkan Beats; Eastblok)
Besh O Drom: Tortapapir (Gyi!; Vivid Sound)

War: City, Country, City (Anthology 1970-1974; Rhino/Avenue)
Rebirth Brass Band: Grazin' in the Grass (Rebirth Kickin' It Live; Rounder)

7 AM
Les Amazones de Guinea: Reine Nyepou (Wamato; Sterns Music)
Chicago Afrobeat Project: Nobody Likes a Prima Donna (Off the Grid; CAbP)
Unknown pep band at the 2008 Minnesota Girls High School State Basketball Tournament: The Universal Language of Louie Louie (Version 10,999 in a series)
The Brass Messengers: De Makebam (The Brass Messengers; self-produced)
Black Beats: Tsutsu Tsosemo (Old Time Training) (Electric Highlife: Sessions from the Bokoor Studios; Smithsonian Folkways)

The nexus of brass and Clash covers (and covers of Clash covers):
Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Olu Dara: Junko Partner (Medicated Magic; Ropeadope)
GST: Charlie Don't Surf (Jazz for Dad; GST)
Emir Kusturica The No Smoking Orchestra: Lost in the Supermarket (Another World Is Possible; Uncivilized World)

Boban Markovic Orkestar: Odlazak u Noc (Into the Night) / Hansko Svitanje (Down at Vladicin Han) / Obecanje (The Promise) (The Promise; Piranha)

8 AM
Guest: Richard Tuttle, director of the Ada-Borup High School Pep Band, the most awesome and creative pep band in the state. Check out their growing set of YouTube videos at
Their girls' basketball team won the Class A state title for the second consecutive year on Saturday, March 21, and their boys' team made it to state last Friday as well. It's a busy time for the band.

All selections recorded at Target Center, March 2008
Ada-Borup Pep Band: Mouth Like a Magazine by Showbread
Ada-Borup Pep Band: Sadie Hawkins Dance by Relient K
Ada-Borup Pep Band: Shine by Newsboys

Lester Bowie Brass Fantasy: In the Still of the Night (The Odyssey of Funk and Popular Music; Atlantic)
The New Orleans Nightcrawlers: Funky Liza (Mardi Gras in New Orleans; Rounder)
Bo Dollis and the Wild Magnolias: Hoon Na Day/Monk's Dream/Dive in Dat Gumbo (The Mardia Gras Indians Super Sunday Showdown; Rounder)
Kevin J. Anderson: Why Are They Crying? They WON. (Recorded at Target Center as the Ada-Borup Cougars won their first Class A State Championship in March 2008. Check out more opinions and analysis of area girls and womens high-school and college sports at kjasr.com )
The Brass Messengers: Cry Cry Cry (The Brass Messengers; self-produced)

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March 20, 2009

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