Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Country-Western show


We interrogate the best and worst of old and new country with MC “I Heard That Somewhere Before”, who always seems willing and adept at digging up these musical nuggets.

Ratmen – In the Hall of the Mountain King – Ratmen
Waylon Jennings – Stop the World (And Let Me Off) – Nashville Rebel
Strength in Numbers – Macedonia – Telluride Sessions
Jimmie Rodgers – Hobo Bill’s Last Ride – Recordings 1927 – 1933
Hank Williams – My Bucket’s Got a Hole In It – Hey Good Lookin’
Merle Travis – Nine Pound Hammer – Buddy Can You Spare Me a Dime
Chet Atkins – Canned Heat – Celebration of Country
Johnny Cash – The Kneeling Drunkard’s Plea
Del Shannon – Your Cheatin’ Heart – Del Shannon Sings Hank Williams
Marty Robbins – El Paso – All-Time Legends of Country Music
Willie Nelson – Slow Down Old World – On the Road Again
Ennio Morricone – Il ponte di corde – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
Ennio Morricone – Harmonica – Once Upon a Time in the West
Kris Kristofferson – To Beat the Devil – Kristofferson
Terry Allen – Truckload of Art – Lubbock (On Everything)
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils – Gypsy Forest – The Car Over the Lake
Hayseed Dixie – Hells Bells – Hillbilly Tribute To ACDC
Ralph Blizzard & The New Southern Ramblers – Blackberry Blossom – Southern Ramble
The Riptones – How Mean You Really Are – Extra Sauce
The Jayhawks – Angelyne – Rainy Day Music
Guy Clark – Desperados Waiting for a Train – Old No. 1
The Roadside Graves – Far and Wide – My Son’s Home
The Twangbangers – Telewacker – 26 Days On the Road
Hayes Carll – Bad Liver and a Broken Heart – Trouble In Mind
Justin Townes Earle – Mama’s Eyes – Midnight At the Movies
Caitlin Cary – Rosemary Moore – Waltzie
Old Crow Medicine Show – Mary’s Kitchen – Tennessee Pusher
Bela Fleck & Tony Trischka – Au Lait – Solo Banjo
Limbeck – Let Me Come Home – Limbeck
Lucero – Sweet Little Thing – Tennessee
Drive by Truckers – The Boys – Alabama – The Dirty South
Frontier Ruckus – Nerves of the Nightmind – Deadmalls & Nightfalls
Ebara -Andy- Masashi – Fascinating Horse Riding – Cowboy Bebop
Charlie Daniels Band – Long-Haired Country Boy – Cannabis Country
Iron & Wine – Southern Anthem – The Creek Drank the Cradle

Stranger in a Strange Land 2010-09-18: Both Kinds, Country and Western by The Stranger on Mixcloud

~The Stranger

“Oh, we got both kinds. Country and Western.”

That Thing That is Best in Us


A heavy news cycle of oppression, religious intolerance and the rain comes down on us on tonight’s show! As does the crushing weight of the depressing anniversary of the birth of the paranoid police state!

Electric Light Orchestra – In The Hall Of The Mountain King – On the Third Day
Jethro Tull – My God – Aqualung Live
Grateful Dead – The Other One
The Beau Brummels – Laugh, Laugh – 1960s Happy Days
Foghat – Slow Ride – Foghat
Jimi Hendrix – Valleys of Neptune
Supertramp – Crime of the Century – Crime of the Century
PJ Harvey – The Darker Days of Me and Him – Uh Huh Her
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young – King Midas in Reverse – American Dream
Charles Bernstein – Laying the Trap – Gator
Dengue Fever – One Thousand Tears of a Tarantula – Dengue Fever
Parov Stelar – Dark Jazz – Seven and Storm
DJ Shadow – third world lover – Best of Mo Wax 12’s
Dissidenten – Instinctive Traveler – Instinctive Traveler
Thievery Corporation – Shadows of Ourselves – the Mirror Conspiracy
Loreena McKennitt – The Mummer’s Dance – The Book of Secrets
Homelands – Nitin Sawhney – Chill Out in Paris
Abstract Truth – Moving Away (or Cool Sounds for Heads) – Beginnings
Mandrill – El Funko – Soulful Thangs
Kool & The Gang – Fruitman – Light of Worlds
Alan Hawshaw – Tense Scene – Blow Up
Sarah Vaughan – September Song

Stranger in a Strange Land 2010-09-11 by The Stranger on Mixcloud

~The Stranger



We’ll gather every bit in this modulated tribute to video game chiptunes and gloriously remixed heroes of yesteryear (the 1980’s) by they mysterious elves, robot boys, vampire killers or Italian plumbers.

RADIx – Mountain King – RADIX
Bit Shifter – The Uncertainty Principle – Life’s a Bit Shifter
Sergeeo – Blue in Green – Kind of Bloop
8-Bit Operators – The Robots – Tribute to Kraftwerk
Vangelis – Blade Runner (End Titles) – Blade Runner Trilogy
Rush – Subdivisions – Chronicles
Anamanaguchi – Blackout City – Dawn Metropolis
Brian LeBarton – Threshold – Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World
8-Bit Weapon – Crazy Comets (Orbital Decay Mix) – Confidential 2.0
Beck – Gameboy/Homeboy (Que’ Onda Guero) [Remix by 8-Bit] – GameBoy Variations (Hell Yes Remix)
Astroboy – Bubble Bobble Remix – OCRemix
The Laziest Men on Mars – Invasion of the Gabber Robots
Koji Kondo – Super Mario Bros.
Minibosses – MegaMan 2 – Minibosses
The Protomen – The Sons Of Fate – The Protomen
Metroid Metal – Sector 1 – Varia Suite
Powerglove – So Sexy Robotnik – Metal Kombat for the Mortal Man
Residents – Love Leaks Out – Our Tired, Our Poor, Our Huddled Mas…8Bitpeoples – Hidden Dangers – Rawk Hard
McVaffe – Undergroud Riddims – OC Remix
Slim Thug & Mike Jones – Still Tippin’ – Ocarina of Rhyme
Army of the Pharoahs & King Syze – Bloody Tears – Ritual of Battle
MC Chris – Robotussin – Life’s a Bitch and I’m her Pimp
Extended Famm – Line Drop – Happy F*ck You Songs
Zee-roh – Galaga Galagzee – OC Remix
Group X – Mario Twins – Stepping on the crowtch of your americain presidaint

Stranger in a Strange Land 2010-09-04: Bits by The Stranger on Mixcloud

~The Stranger