Exploding Head Movies Episode April 2, 2012

XHM #109 - "Pickin' & a'scratchin', scratchin' & a'nitchin, itchin' & a'oh no!" (2012 April 02)

7:24am - 8:59am

Andrew Bird's in town next week, so we profile his score for 2011's Norman. A toast to bluegrass banjo veteran Earl Scruggs (1924-2012) amongst other revelry. What -- springtime? Already? This year is sailing. Maybe I should go actual sailing this summer...

The musics that happen (this is right when I'm not):

1. Jack White: Love Interruption (Blunderbuss, 2012) 3rd Man/XL/Columbia
2. Gil Trythall: Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Country Moog: Switched On Nashville, 1972) Athena
3. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs: Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Country Music?, 1958?) Mercury
4. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs: The Ballad of Jed Clampett (Hard Travelin', 1962) Columbia
5. Big Ben Banjo Band: Stringing Along [Magic Banjo] (Big Ben Strikes Again, 1966) Columbia/EMI
6. Ramona Falls: I Say Fever (Intuit, 2009) Barsuk
7. Gila: This Morning (Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, 1973) Warner Bros
8. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs: Pain in My Heart (The Mercury Sessions: Volume 2, 1951) Rounder
9. Wellington Downs: Grapefruit & Rye (Bruises Apples, 2011) self-released
10. Spiritualized: Hey Jane (Sweet Heart Sweet Light, 2012) Double Six
11. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs: Doing My Time (The Mercury Sessions: Volume 2, 1951) Rounder
12. PS I Love You: Princess Towers (Death Dreams, 2012) Paper Bag
13. PS I Love You: 2012 (Meet Me at the Muster Station, 2010) Paper Bag
14. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs: Preaching Praying Singing (The Mercury Sessions: Volume 2, 1952) Rounder
15. Rococode: Concentrate on Me (Guns, Sex & Glory, 2012) self-released
16. Bobby Womack: Please Forgive My Heart (The Bravest Man in the Universe, 2012) XL
17. Bronx River Parkway: Song for Ray (Truth & Soul present Cinematic Soul, 2011) Truth & Soul
18. Lee Fields & the Expressions: You're the Kind of Girl (Faithful Man, 2012) Truth & Soul
19. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes? (Soul Time!, 2011) Daptone
20. Keith Mansfield: Incidental Backcloth No. 3 (Music for Dancefloors: The Cream of the KPM Music Green Label Sessions, 2000) Strut
21. Tennis: Petition (Young and Old, 2012) Fat Possum
22. Lambchop: If Not I'll Just Die (Mr M, 2012) Merge
23. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs: Why Don't You Tell Me So (The Mercury Sessions: Volume 2, 1949) Rounder
24. Chad Vangaalen: Rabid Bits of Time (Norman OST, 2011) Mom + Pop
25. Andrew Bird vs Konono N?1 & Sobanza Mimanisa: Ohnono/Kiwembo (Tradi-Mods vs Rockers: Alternative Takes on Congotronics, 2010) Crammed Disks
26. Andrew Bird: Scotch & Milk (Norman OST, 2011) Mom + Pop
27. Andrew Bird: Hospital (Norman OST, 2011) Mom + Pop
28. Andrew Bird: Nice Hat/Exit Sign/Angelo Speaks (Norman OST, 2011) Mom + Pop
29. Andrew Bird: Afterspeak/Things Come to a Head (Norman OST, 2011) Mom + Pop
30. Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs: Foggy Mountain Breakdown (The Mercury Sessions: Volume 2, 1950) Rounder
31. Andrew Bird: Lazy Projector (Break It Yourself, 2012) Mom + Pop

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