Tie Me to the Listenin’ Post: 4/18 – 4/25

(all apologies to the Allman Brothers)

In an attempt to increase the content of this blog (and perhaps gain a reader or two in the process), I’m embarking on a new, weekly feature with this, the inaugural installment of Tie Me to the Listenin’ Post. It’s pretty simple: all this feature will entail will be, y’know, a post chock-full of what I’ve listened to in the past week (including live shows), updated daily (for as long as I don’t get bored with it). Eventually, I may even get around to asking guests what they’ve been listening to, since that would be far more interesting. Anyway, let’s get to it. I’m starting the week on a Saturday — this past Saturday, April 18th (aka Record Store Day) to be exact. Given that I work at a record store, see if you can spot which selections were either picked by my fellow employees and/or required in-store listening!

The Week That Was, April 18 – 25:

Rude Weirdo, The Teeth, Mothertongue — live at the Pour Haus
Shedding — live at ear X-tacy
Wooden Shjips, Dos CD
Death, …For the Whole World to See CD
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, It’s Blitz CD
Extra Golden, Thank You Very Quickly CD
The Juan MacLean, The Future Will Come CD
Fucked Up, The Chemistry of Common Life CD
Roland P. Young, Isophonic Boogie Woogie LP
Eno, Music for Airports LP
Blues Control, Puff LP
Psychedelic Horseshit, Magic Flowers Droned LP
The George-Edwards Group, 38:38 LP
Kurt Vile, God Is Saying This to You LP
Tom Rapp, s/t LP
The Blue Note 7, Mosaic CD
Bill Callahan, Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle CD
V/A, Ninja Tune Fall 2008 Sampler CD
Pontiak, Maker CD
V/A, Dillanthology: Volume 1 CD
Mercury Rev, Deserter’s Songs CD
Barbara Manning, In New Zealand LP
Walter Marchetti, Per La Sete Dell’Orecchio LP
Throbbing Gristle, Emeralds — live at Logan Square Auditorium, Chicago
Blues Control, s/t CD
The Howling Hex, 1-2-3 CD
The Early Years, s/t CD
Sir Richard Bishop, Salvador Kali CD
The Fall, 458489 A Sides CD
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, “The Vodoun Effect”: Funk & Sato from Benin’s Obscure Labels CD

Updated on Monday, April 27th, 2009.

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