30 Dec 2010

Rocket Probes December 2010 Playlist

Captain Beefheart – Selected Back Catalogue
(A true genius - fast & bulbous)

Gnod / Amiddle Sex – Split LP
(A new Gnod vinyl!!!!!! nice split album on the great label Blackest Rainbow....ltd to 400 copies)

Juergen Paape – Ofterschwang
(Ultra repetitive ‘Oompah’ music)

Emeralds – What Happened
(Nice to have this on vinyl...sounds amazing!!)

Moon Unit – New Sky Dragon
(Really amazing guitar/keyboard fuzzed out psych with awesome free drumming..great album from the great label Krayon!!)

Gnod - Tony's / Vatican
(Future Rocket release - our first taste of new Gnod material, in their own unique way - Vatican - part exorcism, part dub, played like Faust dabbling Butthole Surfers)

Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention - King Kong
(Live at the BBC 1968 - 27 minute + version of this great Zappa jazz instrumental - view in its full version - 4 parts via you tube)

Fuzz Aginst Junk - Demo's
(Mark iii of the band that twists & turns through history - this time on a early Soft Machine ride, Prof from The Heads providing the 'Ratledge' fuzz keys, while Hugo anchors down the Hugh Hopper lines, also check out 'Netti Netti')

Moonwalk One -
(1970's Apollo Moon film)

Butthole Surfers - Psychic...Powerless...Another Man's Sac
(Early Surfers have been making a strong comeback in the Rocket playlist recently - back to the days when chaotic psychedelia & noise punk collided)

Masayo Asahara - Saint Agnes Fountain
(One single hour long piece - Terry Riley minimalist drones meets Soft Machine)

Anika - S/T
(Beak backed & produced post punk dub with Nico blanked vocals)