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Deep Threes Radio #7 Playlist

Part of the beauty of freeform radio is the ability to present music that is slightly askew. Your ears might be expecting “Big Yellow Taxi”, but you delight to discover a small yellow airplane, or better yet, an abstract sculpture of one…

In this digital age, music lovers have been liberated from collecting an entire album or just the single. We can dive into the depths of digital music libraries for those perfect pearls to add our string of playlists. The Deep Threes.

On this show, Electric Skychurch helps us see the light as Pan American charts a course for Nawang Khechong, Cinnamon Sphere and Hexedene to step out of the shadows. Plus, we shine the spotlight on a new live track from Blues Traveler. Enjoy!

Track NameArtistAlbum
1st Hour
RadiateElectric SkychurchKnowoneness
Derailleur, King Of The MountainApplianceSix Modular Pieces
The DreamerEuphoriaEuphoria
SnowdrownsthesaintIndexSky Laced Silver
Close My EyesHexedeneChoking On Lilies
There's A Storm ComingClaude BourbonThe Traveling Man
Rainwater SeaRobert HunterThe Sentinel
Kelly's Dream In The RainJ.S. KingfisherVesica Piscis
HorsesRahim Al HajThe Second Baghdad
Freedom In ExileNawang KhechongQuiet Mind
Kahea U'ilani (The Call Of The Universe)HapaIn The Name Of Love
Bill Malley's Barndance/Kilnamona BarndanceMartin HayesUnder The Moon
2nd Hour
Taking ControlAphex TwinDrukqs
Slow Tastes BetterCinnamon SphereHover
ESL For MachinesChris HaskettState Of The Union 2.001
Panzer: SyncophonyElizabeth PanzerDancing In Place
RemappingPan AmericanPan American
Magic CupGregory PorterWater
Memphis Monday MorningBobby "Blue" BlandMemphis Monday Morning
Lord, Lord, LordPinetop Perkins, Willie "Big Eyes" SmithJoined At The Hip
Carolina BluesBlues TravelerWarren Haynes Presents The Benefit Concert Vol. 3
Ilê AyêRandy BreckerRandy In Brasil

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Deep Threes Radio #6 Playlist

It’s been five weeks since the tragic explosion on the drilling platform Deepwater Horizon that trigger the massive BP Oil Spill. If comedy equals tragedy plus time, like it or not, just enough time has passed for a satirical Tweeter to gain popularity.

Thee is still some hope that BP can plug the well and save beaches like the one above. But a new internal report indicates the company ignored the warning signs. Are we destined to see the mouth of the Mississippi River resemble the picture below? Corporate responsibility does not happen overnight – or even in 2 1/2 fortnights.

The music that rose to the surface for this week’s Deep Threes is like a soundtrack for a post-modern beach party. Music that colors the background while you fire up the barbecue.  A hot dance set to get down in the sand. Blues and jazz to reach for the blankets by, topped off with introspective pieces to listen to at sunrise.

There’s not a tar ball in the bunch. So break out your coolers and start a bonfire. Frankie and Annette would never know what hit them – or washed ashore.

Track NameArtistAlbum
1st Hour
Undiscovered D'sMusique NoireGood Hair
HarmoniaRoedeliusBastionen der Liebe / Fortress of Love
OMG: I'm ShotMatt MarksThe Little Death: Vol. 1
Man vs. RobotIla CantorMother Nebula
Ninth Ward CallingMarchFourth Marching BandRise Up
Boom Ha (John Roman Remix)Smalltown Romeo Featuring Shad KScion CD Sampler V. 29: Plant Music
Maracatu Atomico - Paul Oakenfold Club MixSergio MendesBom Tempo Brasil - Remixed
Menu Diyeh (Remake)Babatunde OlatunjiDrums Of Passion
Ask Me LaterBoston HornsGivin' Up Food For Funk
The CurseAfroskullTo Obscurity And Beyond
2nd Hour
I Got A Feeling I Got The BluesBig Wheeler With The Ice Cream MenBig Wheeler's Bone Orchard
Five Miles AboveEric BibbPainting Signs
If Not Now, When?OrganissimoAlive & Kickin'
DopplegangerDan PrattToe The Line
Hip-Hop Study & Etude In D-Minor (Roumain)Jade SimmonsRevolutionary Rhythm
Bang On A Can & Evan ZiporynReich: New York Counterpoint - 1. Fast, 2. SlowNew York Counterpoint, Eight Lines, Four Organs
Shadows Afraid Of The SunThe Sky Does Not Care About MeMysterious Place
Unnamed Hidden TrackLow Pop SuicideThe Death Of Excellence
Tell Them I Was HereLow Pop SuicideThe Death Of Excellence
Into Days & Nights & Years & MonthsArmadaAnam Cara

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Deep Threes Radio #5 Playlist

The first wave of U.S. party primaries are over and incumbent candidates, Obamacrat and Republican alike, suffered the backlash of the American public. The media diluted the “Super Tuesday” brand to create buzz, but the hype was not needed to draw the attention of an irate and frustrated citizenry. “Uncle Sam”, the greatest superhero of all, prevailed yesterday.

I credit Peter Senge of MIT’s Sloan School of Management with coining the often appropriated maxim, “The harder you push, the harder the system pushes back.” The pendulum of American politics has certainly swung wildly in the past several years.

This edition of Deep Threes offers up a menagerie of Sun Travellers, Bottle Rockets and Flowerheads suitable for your next Mad Tea Party (such as Disneyland’s in the pic). Get ready to stir up the Beehive and Burn The Cat. We even have a soprano who can go all medieval on a moment’s notice…

Track NameArtistAlbum
1st Hour
Chloe And The PiratesSoft MachineNDR Jazz Workshop – Hamburg, Germany, May 17, 1973
Burn The CatJames and Brian EnoWah Wah
SkywalkerSun TravelersExcursions
Somebody's Calling MeLCD SoundsystemThis Is Happening
BeehiveDr. Lonnie SmithSpiral
Scared / Afro Butt (Interlude)Amp FiddlerAfro Strut
Been Good To YouMississippi HeatLet's Live It Up
Ta Ta Ta Oliver Lake Organ QuartetPlan
2nd Hour
The DumpsIdeal BreadTransmit: Vol 2. The Music Of Steve Lacy
Crossing, WaitingSarah ManningDandelion Clock
EmakhayaHeshoo Beshoo GroupNext Stop... Soweto Vol. 3: The Giants, Ministers & Makers
Little WillieOtis TaylorClovis People, Vol. 3
Stuck In A RutThe Bottle RocketsThe Brooklyn Side
Artemis & ApolloStan Kenton Alumni BandHave Band Will Travel... Live!
ZeitgeistAngles Of Repose: Forlorn AnglesIn Bone-Colored Light
Beauty Wherever You Can Find ItPaul Wertico's Mid-East / Mid-West AllianceImpressions Of A City
Estat Ai En Greu CossirierMontserrat FiguerasLux Feminae 900-1600
UmbriaRoberto OcchipintiA Bend In The River
BluescityJoan StilesHurly-Burly

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Deep Threes Radio #4 Playlist

Fluffy clouds can turn dark and scary in an instant.

A Wall Street trader mistakenly placed an order for $16 billion of stock last week, sending stock prices into a brief but dramatic nosedive. I ordered 16 billion MP3’s for this edition of Deep Threes. Now my debit card has a negative balance. I’m selling off some stock to cover it.

A group called Anti-Social Music joins hands with classically influenced rockers on one side and avant-garde jazz cats on the other.  Karma, voodoo, waivers and selling one’s soul also figure into this week’s sets. I employed all of those tools to secure the bandwidth needed to download my MP3 order.

May all your (storage) clouds be big and puffy.

Track NameArtistAlbum
1st Hour
By The Time You Get This MessageFlobotsSurvival Story
Six For New TimeSonic YouthGoodbye 20th Century
BrokenAphorism_15Anti-Social MusicFracture: The Music Of Pat Muchmore
AirBobby HutchersonComponents
Milk 97TarpighMonsieur Monsoon
P.I.G.S.Holy F***Latin
Abject ManipulaorSolarusCrystallized
Map 23StillpointSolar: A Music Travelogue Volume One
Nothing Behind The FaceHenry RollinsRollins Speaks
MeltawayDieter MobiusBlotch
Joy Of The Water SpiritsSayamaSacred Healing Water
2nd Hour
Children Of The NightArt Blakey & The Jazz MessengersThree Blind Mice Vol. 1
Back To EarthSyntopia QuartetMars
The WaiverThe Twin CatsThick
Sell My SoulSylvesterSell My Soul
A Woman's CloudsThe Leaving TrainsThe Big Jinx
Carolyn Plays GuitarThe DugansLead Into Gold
Karma Teeth One Brick DownTribalcore Leader
ZooblastUltrlydChromosome Gun
Voodoo LadyWeenPaintin' The Town Brown
Bye Bye BlackwellWellstone ConspiracyMotives

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Deep Threes Radio #3 Playlist

An Almost Empty Times Square

Even when the place seems desolate, Times Square pounds the senses with disparate lights, sounds and smells. In this show, Giorgio Moroder’s drum machines send us toward a virtuoso performance from percussionist Evelyn Glennie.  Duke Ellington puts a classical cherry on top of a chocolate coated pile of current releases.

Track Name ArtistAlbum
1st Hour
Evil PlaygroundFront Line AssemblyFlavour of the Weak
Juke-Joint Jezebel (Poly-matrix X-Tended)K.M.F.D.M.Juke-Joint Jezebel: The Giorgio Moroder Mixes
Metal On MetalKraftwerkThe Mix
The Darkest CorridorsIn Strict ConfidenceHoly
Creamy CenterPeter Epstein & Idée FixeAbstract Realism
Dragon FlyAvery Sharpe TrioLive
Walkin' UpBill EvansAt The Montreux Jazz Festival
The Primal FireShirley SawatzkyAdventures of Piano Woman
Cauberghs: HalasanaEvelyn Glennie, Philip SmithDrumming
The Maids of CadizSeattle Repertory Jazz OrchestraSRJO Live
2nd Hour
Till You Go Too FarCandye KaneSuperHero
Strange Fruit (Live)Jeff BuckleyLive At Sin-é
This is the Age of Investigation Poetry and Every Citizen Must InvestigateEd SandersThe Dial-A-Poem Poets: Totally Corrupt (1976)
Men Of Good FortuneLou ReedBerlin: Live At St. Ann's Warehouse
Gimme DangerIggy & The StoogesRaw Power (Legacy Edition)
No ExpectationsCowboy Junkies'Neath Your Covers, Part 2
Broken SkinGraham ParkerImaginary Television
From A Sinking BoatThe Magnetic FieldsRealism
MarzJohn Grant with MidlakeQueen of Denmark
Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy)Duke EllingtonThree Suites (Nutcracker Suite)
Nothin' Else Can Taste That WayNasty NedRoots 52
BustedPeter ParcekThe Mathematics Of Love

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