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Sunday Spin Setlist (10/11/09)

katy with headphonesI am playing some records at Benetti’s Coffee Experience on Sunday, to kick off the store’s weekly Sunday Spins.  I will have a sign-up sheet for you to bring an album next week, so will hopefully I will be providing fewer records each week.

Most of the time at these events, I will play entire sides of albums.  To keep things mixed up, I have chosen only to play one side of each album.  I’ll occasionally break from this and play an entire album if warranted, like when I play A Love Supreme in a few weeks.  (I already anticipate people’s criticisms about only playing half of these albums, but trust me, you will still get plenty of deep album cuts and non-singles.)

Since album sides usually run about 20-25 minutes, you can plan on a different side about every half hour.  I’ll start at 6:00, so plan accordingly, if you want to hear a particular record.  (I’ve included links describing the albums, so do your homework.)

  1. Duke Ellington – 70th Birthday Concert (side 1)
  2. Ray Charles – Greatest Hits (side 1)
  3. Oscar Peterson – Night Train (side 2)
  4. The Supremes – Where Did Our Love Go (side 1)
  5. The Kinks – Kinkdom (side 2)
  6. Buddy Miles – We Got to Live Together (side 2)
  7. Yes – Close to the Edge (side 2)
  8. Herbie Hancock – Head Hunters (side 1)
  9. Jimmy Cliff – The Harder They Come (side 2)
  10. Elvis Costello – This Year’s Model (side 2)
  11. XTC – Black Sea (side 2)

Oh yeah, and I’m going to post the next episode of Radio Free Raytown tomorrow morning, making your Friday even better!

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Letting the phenominal cat out of the bag.

This morning, I am listening to the new Tortoise album and laying out and writing descriptions for a show at Benetti’s Coffee Experience.  On September 21, I will hang a show that explores artwork from soul/R&B and jazz albums of the early 70s.  Considering that I have a history degree, I am more interested in the historical and sociological context that influenced these albums’ creation.  It was a time of considerable change for the record industry, much like today, and I hope to explore some of that.  There’s nothing new under the sun, folks.  Except maybe Joy Division.

Speaking of Benetti’s, I’ve been in conversation with Ben Helt about starting a Sunday spin night, where we play records and people drink (lots of) coffee.  I don’t want to speak too soon, but it looks like I’ll curate the events and inviting people to bring their own vinyl.  There will obviously be more on this later, so check back.

I’ve been listening to Buddy Miles a lot.

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