Friday, 18 August 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 288


Change of scenery. #288 leaves the Essex Estuary behind and comes to you from the Yorkshire Moors for one week only.




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Thee songs: 
Ever New – Beverley Glenn Copeland
The Garden of Earthly Delights – The United States of America
You Can Take It With You – Lemonheads
Julie’s Been Working For the Drug Squad – The Clash
Let Me Put My Arms Around You – Edwyn Collins
Too Many Birds – Bill Callahan
Hollow Log – Beck
Sloan – Woollen Kits
Deceptacon – Le Tigre
Death Dance – Naked (On Drugs)
Annotate the Text – The Plan
Bad Boyfriends - Harlan T. Bobo
Up Around the Bend – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Harlow’s Muscle of Love – Coachwhips
Out of My Mind On Dope and Speed – Julian Cope
I Command the House of the Devil – Fugs
Dog Trot – Moondog
The Dribcots Space Boat – Joe Meek
Some Things – Kelley Stoltz
Earwax – Bauhaus
Walk Among the Cobras (Redux) – Dan Sartain
Count Five Or Six – Cornelius
Maud Gone – Car Seat Headrest
So Long Marianne – Leonard Cohen
Judy Is A Punk – The New Piccadillys
Cowboy George – The Fall
Glory – Terry
Nurse – Derek and Clive

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 287


Nine more C-bombs from Coop and eighteen conventional weapons from Laggers and Miggins.



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Thee songs:  
In the Lassa – Juana Molina
Take Me to the City – Terry
AlfĂ´mega – Caetano Veloso
Roses Are Free – Ween
Dismiss the Sound – Radio 4
The Words That Maketh Murder – PJ Harvey
I Want To Be Your Happiness – Greg Cartwright
Surfer Girl – Alex Chilton
Eye of the Storm – Cretin Stompers
The KKK Took My Baby Away – Ramones
Kuntz – Butthole Surfers
Don’t Look In – Doc Corbin Dart
Baby Won’t Ya – MC5
Come On Home - Louis (Blues Boy) Jones with Bobby Scott Orchestra
Little Girl – Banned
Saperlipopette – Clothilde
Nag Nag Nag – Cabaret Voltaire
Kill For Love – Chromatics
Hologram World – Tiny Masters of Today
Negs – The Beale
I Sayed That – Slim Willis Band
Here I Go Again – Archie Bell & the Drells
Runaway – Del Shannon
Black Skinned Blue Eyed Boys – The Equals
You Make Me Feel Cheap – Channel 3
Stand By Your Man – Country Teasers
Hey Baby – J.J. Cale

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 286


In which Coop moves into the C section and Laggers and Miggins keep the rest of the alphabet busy.



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Thee songs:
The Fog – John Carpenter
Into the Groovey – Ciccone Youth
Fire In Cairo – The Cure
Frightened – The Fall
AM180 – Grandaddy
Mister Spaceman – The Holy Modal Rounders
Your Face - Kelley Stoltz
Heal Me – Crosscut Sores
Grimpen Mire – The Spartan Dreggs
Turtles Have Short Legs – Can
Green Door – The Cramps
Give My Love to Rose – Johnny Cash
Hercules – Aaron Neville
TV Eye – The Stooges
El Abanico – Wganda Kenya
Dedicated – Funkdoobiest
Packin’ Up – Darondo
Please, Please, Please – James Brown
Acid Death Picnic – Cavern Of Anti-Matter
Banned From the Roxy – Crass
A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
Stay Here and Take Care of the Chickens – The Wave Pictures
Indians Storm the Government – Paul Leary
Nest – Officer!
The Rabies Are Back – The Moonlandingz
When You Know Love – Little Wings

As Above, So Below – Carl Matthews

Friday, 28 July 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 285


July's last show brings some jazz-funk-kiddie-fusion from Laggers, a particularly cracking trio of songs in the middle from Miggins and a final flourish of Bs from Coop.



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Thee Songs:

Living In A Memory – The Growlers

Solar Envy – The Bellybuttons

Goodbye Butterfly – Brian Jonestown Massacre

Can’t Just Be Friends – Bad Sports

Sissyneck – Beck

Take My Hand – Matt Berry

Todo Termino – Juan Waters

Animal Song – Shonen Knife

Wild Man – Thee Headcoatees

Miranda – Phil Ochs                  

Tell Her – The Movement

I Won’t Be Your Fool – Melvin Davis

Surrender to the Rhythm – Brinsley Schwartz

Schweinerei – Kid Creole & the Coconuts

Two Thieves – Compulsive Gamblers

Dinner Where I’m Staying – Ryan Sambol

Texas Jail Cell – Jon Wayne

The Cruel Pang of Beauty – Dan Melchior’s Broke Revue

Si Un Jour – La Femme

Certain Kinds of Trash – Chain & the Gang

Memories Can’t Wait – Talking Heads

Pills – Bo Diddley

Armagideon Time – Willie Williams

Do You Realise – The Flaming Lips

Tumblewash – Daphne Oram

All You Need to Make Music – Stark Reality

Too Shy – Moe Tucker

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 284


More Killer Bs from Coop, Miggins and Lagger utilise a far wider range of letters.



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Thee Songs: 
Transport Overseas – Ten Benson 
Slug Song – The Clean 
Several Yards (Foxtrot) – Stack Waddy 
Every Night – Joe White 
Bounce Me Johnny – The Slickers 
Wind Storm – Crystalites 
She Don’t Care About Time – The Byrds 
Farmer John – Bloods 
Fearless Vampire Killers – Bad Brains 
Daddy’s Going to County Jail – Wesley Willis 
Defcon 3 – Man Or Astro-Man? 
Brahma – Hooded Fang 
Kowalski – Primal Scream 
Before the Evening/s Thru – The Vacant Lots 
Spoon – Can 
Something’s Got to Give (Live) – Beastie Boys 
Click Click – The Beat 
Who Care What the Version Is? – The Bees 
City Hoppers – Ten Benson 
By You – Fugazi 
My Infatuation – The Contortions 
Last Letter – Fergus & Geronimo 
Sugar Baby – Crystal Stilts 
I’d Much Rather Be With the Boys – Reigning Sound 
I Wanna Be A Star – The Black Jaspers 
Time’s Up – Buzzcocks 
Yellow Brick Road – Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band

Friday, 14 July 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 283


Today's show is brought to you in conjunction with the letter B (at least Coop's songs are, and two of Miggins coincidentally). Laggers keeps the B card firmly hidden in the back pocket of his beige crushed velvet leisure suit.



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Thee Songs: 

Maybellene – Chuck Berry

Have Fun – Bleeding Knees Club

Izhar Bhi Mushkil Hai – Nisar Bazmi

The Claw – Ten Benson

My Own Private P. Swayze – The Male Nurse

Precaution – Pylon

La Llarona – Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds

Entrance Song – The Black Angels

Stone Cold – The Black Lips

Brave Exhibitions – Boys Next Door

Grilled Cheese – Boris the Sprinkler

Mambo Sun – The Bongos

No Golden Throat – Lizzie Mercier Descloux

We Ain’t Coming Back – Yussuf Jerusalem

Lucie – Fungi Girls

Kim’s Watermelon Gun – The Flaming Lips

Yonder Is Closer to the Heart – Parquet Courts

I Can Make It Without You Baby – The Innovations

I Love the way You Love – Bunny Brown

Seven Day Weekend – Gary U.S. Bonds

A New England – Billy Bragg

Turn Me Well – Micachu

The Mayor of Emerald City – Die Goldenen Zitronen

Just Let Go –The Seeds

By Water – Stratis

Kindling for the Master (Major Swellings Remix – Vocal) – Stephen Malkmus

Listen to the Music – David Candy

Friday, 7 July 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 282


The usual luverly mixture of newies and oldies from Laggers and Miggins. Coop starts a twice monthly alphabetical trawl through his record boxes and shelves in a bid to dig a bit deeper into his collection. This show is brought to you by the letter A.



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Thee Songs: 
Christopher Robin – Melanie 
Slow Peace – Stanley Brinks and the Kaniks 
Dried Out Dream – The Pheromoans 
Take Me To The Girl (12” Mix) – The Associates 
Busted (Michaelangelo Version) – Barry Adamson 
Oh, Aurelia – Acid Baby Jesus 
Red Right Hand – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 
Do You Like Me – Fugazi 
I Do Dream You – Jennifer Gentle 
Tablet of Linear B – Wild Billy Chyldish and The Spartan Dreggs 
Eyes On the Floor – Omni 
Mum’s the Word – Chain & the Gang 
Guess I’m Falling In Love – The A-Bones 
Animal and Men – Adam and the Ants 
White Shoes – Atomic Suplex 
El Camino – Ween 
Stairway to Croydon – Dan Melchior 
Estalacticas – Juana Molina 
Mary Jane – Slim Twig 
Unwrap the Fiend Pt 2 – Thee Oh Sees 
That’s What You Get For Falling Out of Bed – Grandaddy 
(If You Think You’re) Groovy – P.P. Arnold 
29 – The Abigails 
Dr Fantastic – Apple Pie and Custard 
The Gardener – Rudimentary Peni 
Animals – Spider King 

Piledriver – Dennis the  Fox