Thursday, 9 March 2017

forecast calls for playlists.
 february 8 playlist:

sly & the family stone - dog (a whole new thing)
jimmy mcgriff - groove grease (groove grease)
jake ian - cole's blues (the trestle)
nat king cole - cold, cold heart (let's face the music)
frank sinatra - summer wind (strangers in the night)
the ernie freeman combo - rockhouse (ultra-lounge vol. 11: organs in orbit)
the beach boys - california saga: the beaks of eagles (holland)
margo guryan - love (take a picture)
alan stivell - broceliande (reflets)
grant green - somewhere in the night (street of dreams)
carla bozulich - steal away (evangelista)
monte maxwell - beethoven: moonlight sonata (midnight in the caverns: luray caverns in virginia's shenandoah valley (the great stalacpipe organ))

february 15 playlist (celestial selections in honour of galileo's birthday, as well as that of michael praetorius and sir ernest shackleton):

jean-charles ablitzer - hymnus in festo trinitatis: o lux beata trinitas (praetorius: pro organico)
vernon handley with royal liverpool philharmonic orchestra and ian tracey - sinfonia antartica - iii. landscape: lento (vaughan williams: sinfonia antartica/serenade to music)
hugh banton - jupiter, the bringer of jollity (holst: the planets)
moondog - crescent moon march (a new sound of an old instrument)
shirley scott - the moon of manakoora (queen of the organ)
albert ayler - sun watcher (new grass)
pink floyd - set the controls for the heart of the sun (a saucerful of secrets)
dick hyman and mary mayo - star eyes (moon gas)
arthur brown's kingdom come - sunrise (galactic zoo dossier)

february 22 playlist (tie-in show to doug organ's actual proof: a tribute to herbie hancock show at the yardbird suite):

doug organ trio - free man in paris (doug organ trio)
the james taylor quartet - blow up (blow up! a jtq collection)
herbie hancock - jane's theme (blow up soundtrack)
jimmy mcgriff - watermelon man (cherry)
grant green - maiden voyage (alive!)
bobby hutcherson - air (components)
dave pike - blind man, blind man (jazz for the jet set)
betty davis - hangin' out (the columbia years 1968-1969)
miles davis - right off, pt. 2 (jack johnson)

march 1 playlist:

the crazy world of arthur brown - what's happening? (single)
jimmy smith - when the saints go marching in (prayer meetin')
dr. john - big chief (gumbo)
the misunderstood - i cried my eyes out (before the dream faded)
sister irene o'connor - fire (luke 12:49) (fire of god's love)
jim ford - you just-a (the unissued capitol album)
tyler hornby b3 trio - tesla's trance (locus)
louis jordan and his tympany five - lemonade (1950-1951)
goldie & the gingerbreads - please please (single)
tom robinson band - you gotta survive (power in the darkness)
bambi lee savage - waiting (darkness overshadowed)
cameron carpenter - chopin: etude op. 10, no. 12 in c minor: the revolutionary (revolutionary)
syd barrett - no good trying (the madcap laughs)
meic stevens - y brawd houdini (y brawd houdini)

march 8 playlist (international women's day):

ethel smith - tico tico (single)
trudy pitts - take five (introducing the fabulous trudy pitts)
florence mahon - frescobaldi: introduction and toccata: allegro (souvenirs: scarboro united church organ)
marie-claire alain - little fugue in g minor, bwv 578 (the great bach organ favorites)
rhoda scott - il est mort le soleil (take a ladder)
shirley scott - solar (queen of the organ)
the carla bley band - musique mecanique i (musique mecanique)
naomi barfield - i'm just a nobody (the old pump organ)
nico - janitor of lunacy (desertshore)
anna von hausswolff - en ensam vandrare (the miraculous)
rosa rio - caprice viennois (dtoc command performances: for members only volume two)
cherry wainer - mambo jambo (hammond for dancing)
alice coltrane - spiritual eternal (eternity)
angela morley - martineau and organ (captain nemo and the underwater city)

Saturday, 4 February 2017

february 1 playlist (featuring nothin' but the record collection of guest co-host warren krick):

elmer gantry's velvet opera - what's the point of leaving (elmer gantry's velvet opera)
thomas edison's electric light bulb band - send me your picture (thomas edison's electric light bulb band)
constantine - the trip (part 1 and 2) (day of light)
hp lovecraft - moebius trip (ii)
annette peacock - one way (i'm the one)
arcesia - white panther (reachin')
federal duck - peace in my mind (federal duck)
eternity's children - your world (eternity's children)
sagittarius - my world fell down (present tense)
nirvana - lonely boy (the story of simon simopath)
margo guryan - someone i know (take a picture)
sven libaek - start growing up now (the trip ost)
brenton wood - psychotic reaction (oogum boogum)
basil kirchin - primitive london 2 (primitive london ost)
talk talk - ascension day (laughing stock)
that famous nirvana album cover. you know, the one with the baby on the cover.

Thursday, 26 January 2017

january 25 playlist:

the deep dark woods - red, red rose (jubilee)
reginald foort - scotch medley (pipe organ in the mosque)
jack bruce - folk song (harmony row)
ivor cutler - life in a scotch sitting room, volume two, episode eleven (jammy smears)
sonny stitt - pipin' the blues (deuces wild)
the moving sidewalks - pluto-sept. 31st (flash)
emitt rhodes - live till you die (emitt rhodes)
dr. lonnie smith - mama wailer (mama wailer)
hank marr - sabotage (hank marr)
barrett strong - two wrongs don't make a right (the complete motown collection)
kate bush - james and the cold gun (the kick inside)
jake ian - a gritter's tale (the trestle)
daniel chorzempa - finale (vierne: first organ symphony)
despite appearances to the contrary, this ultra-blurry shot was actually taken before burns day libations.

Friday, 20 January 2017

pictured: playlist from hermann nitsch special.
also, two organ grinder favourites will be performing this weekend. jake ian on saturday and marnie giesbrecht on sunday.

Sunday, 15 January 2017

on monday night/tuesday morning from midnight until a little after 2:00, it's a special program on cjsr fm 88.5 called the midnight grinder! i'll present the pictured hermann nitsch boxset, some starkly powerful minimalist solo organ drone, in its entirety.
then, on wednesday, january 18th during my usual 1-2 pm timeslot, a condensed version of the same album.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

january 10/11 playlist (aired as the imaginary grinder on my usual timeslot as well as that of imaginary landscapes, tuesday at 8 pm):

magdalena kozena and christian schmitt - j.s. bach: komm, susser tod, komm, sel'ge ruh!, bwv 478 (prayer: voice and organ)
florence mahon - ralph vaughan williams/john david edwards: rhosymedre (souvenirs: scarboro united church organ)
richard burton and bbc cast - blind captain cat hears all the morning of the town (dylan thomas: under milk wood)
p.d.q. bach - dull and late Show 3 (p.d.q. bach on the air with professor peter schickele)
john cale - ex-cathedra, for vox organ (new york in the 1960s)
clark randall & his orchestra - when icky morgan plays the organ (the glenn miller story, vol. 1-2)
joseph nolan - edward elgar: cadenza (the organ of saint sulpice, paris)
sparks - as i sit down to play the organ at the notre dame cathedral (hello young lovers)
concerto palatino - giovanni pierluigi da palestrina (arr. j.s. bach): missa sine nomine, kyrie (baroque special)
allen ginsberg - wales visitation (holy soul jelly roll vol. 3: ah!)
wes montgomery trio - 'round midnight (a dynamic new sound)
organ morgan goes to chapel to play the organ. he plays alone at night to anyone who will listen. lovers, revelers, the silent dead, tramps or sheep. he sees bach, lying on a tombstone. - dylan thomas, from under milk wood

finish up your beer. - sparks, from as i sat down to play the organ at the notre dame cathedral

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

tonight and tomorrow on cjsr fm 88.5! i'm happy to present a crossover program combining the respective mandates of imaginary landscapes (ordinarily hosted by caitlin sian richards) and my own program. the imaginary grinder will feature a playlist inspired by dylan thomas's character organ morgan, created for his radio play under milk wood. catch the program on tuesday, january 10 at 8:00 pm and wednesday, january 11 at 1:00 pm.