August 22, 2018 Playlist

"Tone Float" by Organisation (1970)
Organisation "Tone Float"  1970 (Germany)
Ralf Hutter turns 72 this week; before he and his partner Florian Schneider founded Kraftwerk and perfected "electronic pop", they made this jammy experimental album. Organisation was a large group featuring tons of percussion instruments and a "world music" flavor, and their sole album was released very early during the first wave of the "krautrock" era (I think only Can and Amon Duul II had albums out before them). Needless to say, it was not a big seller at the time, and Kraftwerk have famously disavowed all of their albums prior to Autobahn (the first three and the Organisation album have never officially been reissued, though they are much bootlegged.)
Also on the show this week: here's clips from a bunch more of them Japanese ladies! KOM_I, the funky cool queen from Wednesday Campanella! Far East Mention Mannequins, or FEMM, are a pair of "living mannequins" who may be too American for the Japanese market and vice versa, but their music is quite interesting "progressive electronic pop." Of course those cute kids from BABYMETAL, who are the most globally popular Japanese band of this decade. Karassu Wa Masshiro means "A Crow Is White", and they seem to be a funky "indie rock" type band, famous for their animated videos. Then of course there's Haru and Kyary!
(N) = New Release
Artist Song Album Year Country
The WhoMy Generation (Medley) (live)Live At Leeds1970UK
Judas PriestSinner (live)Unleashed In The East1979UK
Judas Priest FirepowerFirepower (N)2018 (Epic)UK
Wooden Shjips EclipseV. (N)2018 (Thrill Jockey)USA
Death Grips HaHaHa / ShitshowYear Of The Snitch (N)2018 (Third Worlds)USA
Ty Segall & White Fence Body BehaviorJoy (N)2018 (Drag City)USA
Oh Sees Anthemic AgressorSmote Reverser (N)2018 (Castle Face)USA
Parquet Courts Before The Water Gets Too HighWide Awake! (N)2018 (Rough Trade)USA
Eleanor Friedberger EverythingRebound (N)2018 (French Kiss)USA
Suuns Peace And LoveFelt (N)2018 (Secretly Canadian)Canada (Quebec)
The Orb Isle Of HornsNo Sounds Are Out Of Bounds (N)2018 (Cooking Vinyl)UK
Jack White Get In The Mind ShaftBoarding House Reach (N)2018 (Third Man)USA
Sophie FaceshoppingOil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides (N)2018 (MSMSMSM)UK (Scotland)
FEMM Up Up And Away (AR Live at Panasonic Immersive Entertainment Booth in CES 2018)web release (N)2018 (Avex)Japan
WEDNESDAY CAMPANELLA MelosGalapagos (N)2018 (Warner Japan)Japan
Haru Nemuri Sekai Wo Torikaeshite Okure
("Please Replace The World")
Haru To Shura (N)2018 (Perfect)Japan
Karasu Wa Massiro
("A Crow Is White")
HialismHialism EP2015Japan
CapsuleUchuu ElevatorS.F. Sound Furniture2004Japan
Yoko OnoGreenfield Morning I Pushed An Empty Baby Carriage All Over The CityPlastic Ono Band1970Japan
BoredomsCheebaPop Tatari1992Japan
OrganisationTone FloatTone Float
Karlheinz StockhausenOpus 1970 (excerpt - Beethoven)Opus 1970 (Stockhoven Beethausen)1970Germany
Kyary Pamyu PamyuTokyo HighwayPika Pika Fantajin2014Japan
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