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 

Friday, 30 June 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 281


Yellow grass, misty water, hogs in the bush, booty coolers....we've got all this and more this week.



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Thee tunes:
With You In Mind – Yussuf Jerusalem
Cosoco – Juana Molina
A Human Being – Ryan Sambol
Here’s A Heart – Lyres
North Hollywood Microwaves – Pink Mountaintops
Outsmarted – The Hives
Ride My See Saw – The Moody Blues
Je Suis Content – Jacques Dutronc
Yellow Grass – Monks
Communication Breakdown Part II – Man Or Astro-Man
Hogs in the Bush – Useless Eaters
Me and J.G. Ballard – Dan Melchior’s Broke Revue
Dots in the Fog – The Blind Shakes
Booty Cooler – Shuggie Otis
Future Shock – Curtis Mayfield
Stool Pigeon – Kid Creole & the Coconuts
My Street – ESG
Hoolah Hoolah – Can
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida – Iron Butterfly
Descarga Espectacular – Fruko Y Sus Tesos
What Have I Done – Peter Grudzien
Fancy Dance – John Barry
Yer Comes the Funky Man – Bob French’s Storyville Jazz Band
Mashed Potato – Witch
The Strangle of Anna – The Moonlandingz
Le Jeu Du telephone – Caroline
Misty Water – The Buffets

Friday, 23 June 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 280


Bonjour! It's our yearly transmission from Cannes. D'accord!



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Transmission 280
Big Bend Gal – Shelor Family
No Longer A Sweetheart of Mine – Dillard & Clark
Jim Cain – Bill Callahan
Workin All the Time – King Lollipop
Billy B Childish – Thee Mighty Caesars
Palm Trees – Baxter Dury
Cool Breeze – Big Youth
I’m Gonna Git Ya – Betty Harris
Soul Sauce – Cal Tjader
Moskow Discow – Telex
Killing Ghosts – Ennanga Vision
Stormy High – Black Mountain
La Cara Del Payaso – Galileo Y Su Banda
Day Of Spirit Man – Monk Hughes & the Outer Realm
Total Commitment – The Staches
Pubgrub – The Rebel
Hand In Your Head – Money Mark
The Great Defender – The Almighty Defenders
Love Potion #9 – Nancy Sit
It’s A Cry’n Shame – The Gentlemen
I Think I’m In Love (Chemical Brothers Vocal Mix) – Spiritualized
Jacayl – The Ceyleib People
My Baby – Los Mockers
Sanctuary – The Weinberg Method
Dying Alive – Singapore Sling
Mad Man – The Hives

Psycho Girls – Willy Wonka



Thursday, 15 June 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 279


The new pollution is here.............



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Transmission 279
My Bones My Flesh + Me – The Beets
Panis Et Circenses – Os Mutantes
What Goes On (Version 1) – The Velvet Underground
Like A Football – Ennanga Vision
Komedahead – Andy Votel
I.D.S. – The Moonlandingz
Cumbia De Sal – Cumbia En Moog
I Couldn’t Get Off – David Cronenberg’s Wife
Three Men In A Van – John Shuttleworth
The Rolling Clouds – Paul Baribeau
Down By the Waterside – The Wave Pictures
Albion – The Buff Medways
Miedo – Gaudalupe Plata
Beardsman Ska – The Skatalites
Do On My Feet (What I Did in the Street) – Dewey Terry
Carry Me Out – The Lounge Lizards
Brass Monkey – Beastie Boys
Jymmy Renda-Se – Tom Ze
Shake the Foundation – Radio 4
Dirty Headlines – Royal Trux
Wolfman Jack – Todd Rundgren
Un Garcon Dit A Une Fille – Liz Brady
Peckham Boys – Tangerines
La Decouverte – Lucas Trouble
I Hear A New World – Joe Meek
Enter the Mirror – Les Rallizes Denudes

Jet In Jungle – Damaged Bug



Thursday, 8 June 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 278


What a beautiful sunny morning punks!



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Transmission 278
Arnie – Ice Cream Sargent – Billy Childish & Sexton Ming
I Want to Go Back to Detroit City – Andre Williams
Rick James Style – Lemonheads
Destroy the Youth – Charge
Brixton – The Straps
The Serenade Is Dead – Conflict
Winner Blues – Sonic Youth
Please Stop Fucking Each Other – Country Teasers
White Cliffs of Dover – Robins
The Devil’s in League With You – Vic Godard & Subway Sect
Rip It Up – Orange Juice
Bill For the Use of A Body – Chain & the Gang
Noise Noise Noise – The Damned
Smiling My Life Away – Case
Just Like Me – The Adicts
Cheese and Onion – The Rutles
Broken Household Appliance National Forest – Grandaddy
Someday Soon – Harlem
I Bought My Eyes – Ty Segall Band
Harvest Moon – Neil Young
Someday – The Edwin Hawkins Singers
War Across the Nation – Chelsea
Ballet Dance – Rubella Ballet
The Time of My Life – Manufactured Romance
For Lease – Total Control
I Don’t Care If U Disrespect Me (Just So You Love Me) – The Frogs

Worried Man Blues – The Carter Family


The last in the series "Fun With Fag Packets".

Friday, 2 June 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 277


If you're listening in the UK, why not soundtrack election countdown week with these ditties. Get out and vote people!

If you're listening elsewhere use this to soundtrack something else, whatever floats your boat.




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Thee Songs:

Druganaut - Black Mountain

North American Scum - LCD Soundsystem

Lovefingers - Silver Apples

What Are You Going To Do - The Moving Sidewalks

Every Man For Himself - The Lyres

Heal Me - Crosscut Sores

Blowout - Jah Wobble

Travelling Man (Mix) - The Woodentops

A Rose For Emily - The Zombies

Love and Comfort - Jad Fair

Bring Down the Birds - Herbie Hancock

On Jupiter - Sun Ra and his Solar Arkestra

Love Is Love - Woods

Song - Smog

Why? - The Bellybuttons

Carol - Reigning Sound

Dirty Hands- Black Lips

Long Way Home - Tangerines

One Two Brown Eyes - Them

Nothin’ But - The Rabble

Everything Starts with An E - E-Zee Possee

Sir Chambers Special - Eric Donaldson

Once Bitten - Peter Tosh & the Wailers

Trouble the World Is In - The Edwin Hawkins Singers

I Thought You Were My Boyfriend (Extended Mix) - The Magnetic Fields

Lion Tamer - Clinic

La Tanga Carioca - Costa Azul



It's Coop's birthday today so he's celebrating with fun with fag packets.

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 276


Use your unwanted death metal and Cliff Richard 7"s to fashion some saucy under garments like a young Theresa May has in this week's PVC cover pic.



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Thee Songs:

White Sun - The Bevis Frond

Bloody Water - Thee Oh Sees

Stay Close to Me - Bad Brains

Black Steel - Public Enemy

Words of Advice - Material

Only Black Man in South Dakota - Andre Williams

Energy - Harlan T Bobo

Nobody Can Live Forever - Tima Maia

Crazy Girl Part 1 - Freddie Love with the Notables

Gaitor Tail - Lee Dorsey

How Can You Luv Me - Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Big Boss Man - The Pretty Things

Catamaran - Allah-Las

Crashing Stockmarkets - Die Goldenen Zitronen

La Flor De La Canela - Frankie Reyes

I Can’t Put My Finger On It - Ween

Stormy - Jesters of Newport

Loving Cup - Oblivians

I Heard It On the X - Texas Biscuit Bombs

Please Write - The White Wires

I Don’t Believe You - The Thermals

Heart Attack Man - Beastie Boys

German Sleeps In My Bed - The Male Nurse

Walkin’ with the Beast - The Gun Club

Chem-Farmer - Thee Oh Sees

Before the Moon - The Fall

Allergies - The Lovely Eggs


Fun with fag packets 1. Mr Lagden


Friday, 19 May 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 275


Number 275 is a combination of the influences of number 2, the vibrations of number 7 and the energies of number 5. Number 2 relates to service to others, finding balance and harmony within, faith and trust in the Divine, intuition, mediation and diplomacy, grace and devotion. 

Or so G**gle tells me. Piffle. In PVC world it's 27, actually 28 this week, songs to give your ear 'oles a seeing to. Press play and find that balance and harmony within.



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Thee Songs:

Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand - Professor Longhair

Hey Sailor - The Detroit Cobras

When the Cats Away - LiLiPUT

Shoog Shoog - James Boys

Back Home - Guida

New York Groover - The Hammersmith Gorillas

Heep-A-Hole-Lot - The Family Vibes

One Way Highway - The Galaxies

Tsugaru Eleki Bushi - Takeshi Terauchi & Blue Jeans

Night Might - Strange Boys

K-Hole - Silver Jews

Leiyla - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band

Keep On the Sunny Side - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Mother Maybelle Carter

Maisy Hay - Jeb Loy Nichols

Straight To You - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Torso Corso - Lizzy Mercier Descloux

Church On White - Stephen Malkmus

Pleasure - Baxter Dury

Sweetheart - The Wave Pictures

Yogurt Song - Elephants Memory

You’ll Be Sorry - Freddie McKay

Chinese Burn - The Bevis Frond

In-Sight - Dead Kennedys

Never Say Never - Romeo Void

Moptop - Sleaford Mods

F’oldin’ Money - The Fall

Little Black Buzzer/Bread and Butter - Ivor Cutler

Friday, 12 May 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 274


May daze.............



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Thee songs:  

Asi No Mas - Juan Wauters

Ezuku Buzo - Bola Johnson & his Easy Life Top Beats

Plastic Cowboy - The Yummy Fur

Imaginary Love - Steve Marriott

Mexican Divorce - The Chosen Few

Slave - Derek Harriott

Hari Om Hari - Usha Uthup & Chorus

G-Plan - King Of Woolworths

Mahar - Dave Pike Set

White Devil - James White & the Blacks

2 Deep - Gangstarr

Watch the Kill - G.G. Allin

I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline) - Howlin’ Wolf

Old Lake - The Blind Shake

European Son - Thee Oh Sees

Hazy Shade Of Winter - Simon and Garfunkel

She’s Not There - UK Subs

I Hope They Drop the Bomb On Me - The Cavemen

The Investor - Die Goldenen Zitronen

The Making Of A Soul - The Residents

Werewolf - Michael Hurley

Happi Song - The Fall

Really? - The Rebel

Lovin’ Man - Eugene McDaniels

Babelogue/Rock N Roll Nigger - Patti Smith Group

Bad Boogie Ballin’ - The Pink Mountaintops

In the Canopy/The Big Surf - Monster Rally

Friday, 5 May 2017

Polyvinyl Craftsmen Transmission 273



This week's ear warmers.




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Thee songs: 

Theme From Midnight Cowboy - Young-Holt Unlimited

Straight Left - Scientist

0010110000010011 (Cancer) - Naonian Style

Magnetic Field - Joe Meek

Yolanda - Robert Wyatt

Crazy Chain - Rudimentary Peni

Let Me Introduce You to the Family - The Stranglers

Drop the Needle - Make-Up

When I See Mommy I Feel Like A  Mummy - Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band

Glendora - Speakers

Masquerade - The Fall

A Roller Skate Jam Named “Saturdays” - De La Soul

Solace - Myriam Gendron

These Lies - Vita Noctis

Hitlers & Churchills - The Rebel

The Garden Of Earthly Delights - The United States Of America

Whitest Boy On the Beach - Fat White Family

Message from the Law - Sic Alps

Never Been In  A Riot - The Mekons

Daddy Rockin’ Strong - The Dirtbombs

Y Brawd Houdini - Meic Stevens

Bird Call - Baleine 3000

Wintery Kisses - Baxter Dury

Nicaragua - Shockabilly

Harlem River - Kevin Morby

Heavenly Father, You’ve Been Good - Johnnie Frierson