April 13, 2022 Playlist

"Oxygene" by Jean-Michel Jarre (1976)
CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE WEEK
Jean-Michel Jarre "Oxygene"  1976 (France)
This album, consisting of a single piece of music covering two sides of vinyl, was one of the classic albums from the dawn of "techno pop". Released right in between Kraftwerk's breakout album Autobahn and Giorgio Moroder's disco-synth smash "I Feel Love" (for Donna Summer), the reason this 40-minute synthesizer hoedown sold 15 million copies gloabally is that sections of it include a funky drum machine, thus it was playable in your more futuristic discos of the late 1970's. But also it's still very prog rock, comparable to Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells album (1973) and the cool records Vangelis was making during this era.
(N) = New Release
(R) = Listener Request

   
Artist Song Album Year Country
Spacemen 3Hey ManSound Of Confusion1986UK
Gang Of FourAt Home He's A TouristEntertainment!1979UK
Teenage FanclubEverything FlowsA Catholic Education1990UK (Scotland)
StereolabFrench DiskoRefried Ectoplasm1995UK/France
Tricot Dogs And DucksJodeki (N)
("Good Work")
2021 (Cutting Edge/8902)Japan
Guided By Voices Re-DevelopCrystal Nuns Cathedral (N)
2022 (GBV Inc.)USA
The Black Keys Wild ChildDropout Boogie (N - forthcoming album)
2022 (Nonesuch)USA
 
 
Matmos Cobra Wages Shuffle/Off! Schable w Gure!Regards​/​Ukłony dla Bogusław Schaeffer (N - forthcoming album)2022 (Thrill Jockey)USA
Cheer-Accident Then AgainHere Comes The Sunset (N)2022 (Skin Graft)USA
All Them WitchesVoodoo Chile (Jimi Hendrix) (R)Electric Ladyland (Redux) (various artists compilation)2015USA
   
 
Jean Michel JarreOxygene (parts 4, 5 & 6)Oxygene
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1976France
Daft PunkVeridis QuoDiscovery2001France
   
 
MagmaDa Zeuhl Ẁortz Mkank
   --> Nbhr Gudahtt
   --> Mkank Kmmandh
   --> Krehn Khrmahn ss Dh Hndin
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ArmageddonBuzzardArmageddon1975UK/USA
Frank ZappaInca Roads (live)You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 2 (The Helsinki Concert)rec. 1974, rel. 1988USA
   
 
The New Tony Williams LifetimeSweet RevengeMillion Dollar Legs1976USA
Chick CoreaConvergeSundancerec. 1969, rel. 1972USA
Gateway (John Abercrombie, Dave Holland, Jack De Johnette)NexusGateway 21978USA/UK
Bennie MaupinThe Jewel In The LotusThe Jewel In The Lotus1974USA
   
 
Anthony BraxtonPiece 3Creative Orchestra Music 19761976USA

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