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Playlist for December 27, 1999:

Favorites of 1999

In no particular order (incorporated into a radio show), I played a few of my favorite releases of the past year. Albums that I didn't get to are listed below in Honorable Mentions.




*Indicates a selection from my collection
Rachel's "A French Galleasse" Selenography
In Gowan Ring "To Thrum a Glassy Stem" The Glinting Spade
Tor Lundvall and Tony Wakeford "Sickness on the Wind" /"Windshield Dream" /"Silent" Autumn Calls
Happy The Man "Death's Crown part four" Death's Crown (1)

*Linda Perhacs "Dolphin" Parallelograms (2)
Jim O'Rourke "The Workplace" Halfway to a Threeway (3)
Matt Pond PA "Flying Through the Scenery" Measure (4)
Hedningara "Neidon Laulu (The Song of a Maiden)" Karelia Visa
Frifot "Grissviten (The Gris Suite)" Summersong

Knut Hamre & Steve Tibbets "Bygdatråen" Å
Älgarnas Trädgård "La Rotta" /"Viriditas" Älgarnas Trädgård (5)
Alphane Moon "Circle of Four" An Echoing Grove
*Sam Prekop "So Shy" Sam Prekop (6)
Uncle Wiggly "Ferry to Oslo" Farfetchedness (7)

*East River Pipe "My Little Rainbow" The Gasoline Age (8)
*The Gwens "Outside Influence" Flightless Bricks (9)
*Olivia Tremor Control "A Sleepy Company" Black Foliage (10)
The Apples In Stereo "Y2K" /"Les Amants" /"Benefits of Lying" Her Wallpaper Reverie (11)
The Ladybug Transistor  "Oceans in the Hall" The Albermarle Sound
Elf Power "All the Passengers" A Dream in Sound
Essex Green "Everything is Green" Everything is Green

*Vinicius Cantuária "Arracajú" Tucumã (12)
*Dan Hicks "Innocent Bystander" Early Muses
Burhan Öçal "Rast Pesrev ' Du Sems' (by Forabi 870-950) Orient Secret
*The Sun Also Rises "Green Lane" The Sun Also Rises
*Eliades Ochoa  "Pedacito de papel (A Samll Piece of Paper)" Sublime Illusion
*Lee Konitz "Everything Happens to Me" Inside Hi-Fi
*Stereolab "The Spiracles" Cobra and Phrses Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night (14)
*Gorky's Zygotic Mynci "Hallway" Spanish Dance Troupe (15)

Tim Buckley "Danang" Works In Progress
*Ghost "Fukeiga" Snuffbox Immanence (3)
*Duke Ellington "Chelsea Bridge" Duke Ellington Centennial Edition
Magnetic Fields "Nothing Matters When We're Dancing" 69 Love Songs (3 volume set) (8)
*Big Lazy "Elephant Walk" Big Lazy
*Pete Ham "I'll Kiss You Goodnight" Golders Green

Labels / Ordering Information:

(for any label not listing a website / listed by number)

(1) Cuneiform Records: P.O. Box 8427, Silver Spring, MD 20907-8427

(2) The Wild Places

(3) Drag City: P.O. Box 476867, Chicago, IL 60647

(4) Esque: 1870 York Street, Memphis, TN 38104

(5) Silence Records

(6) Thrill Jockey: P.O. Box 476794, Chicago, IL 60647

(7) Dark Beloved Cloud

(8) Merge Records: P.O. Box 1235, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(9) Available from Kevin Neblung, 79 Windbeam Ave., Ringwood, NJ 07456

(10) Flydaddy Records or write to OTC:P.O.Box 80551, Athens, GA, 30608

(11) spinART Records, P.O. Box 1798, New York, NY 10156-1798

(12) Verve Records

(13) French release on: l'empreinte digitale

(14) Elektra Records

(15) Beggar's Banquet / Mantra Recordings

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Honorable Mention

(albums worth noting that didn't fit into the show)


*Lauren Agnelli & Dave Rave Heaven and Earth (23)
*Shirley Collins & Davy Graham Folk Roots, New Routes (reissue) (16)
Anne Briggs Time Has Come (reissue) (16)
*Eszter Balint Flicker (18)
*Captain Beefheart Grow Fins (rarities CD set) (17)
*Marshall Crenshaw #447
*Jason Falkner Can You Still Feel? (20)
Ibrahim Ferrer Buena Vista Social Club Presents Ibrahim Ferrer
*David Garland Togetherness (19)
*Robyn Hitchcock Jewels for Sophia
Holy Modal Rounders 1 & 2 (reissue), Too Much Fun
*Michael Hurley Weatherhole (reissue)
*Os Mutantes World Psychedelic Classics 1: Brazil: The Best of Os Mutantes
*Os Mutantes Os Mutantes (plus reissues of their other original albums)
*Stephen R. Smith From Ashes Come (22)
Sloan Between the Bridges
*Martha Wainwright Martha Wainwright (CD ep)(21)
*XTC Transistor Blast (live on the BBC)
*XTC Apple Venus

Labels / Ordering Information:

(for any label not listing a website / listed by number)

(16) Topic Records, 50 Stroud Green Road, London N4 3EF

(17) Revenant Records

(18) Scratchie Records, or email Eszter:<>

(19) Ergodic Records, PO Box 3553, Portland, OR 97208

(20) Elektra Records

(21) email Martha: <>

(22) Autopia, PO Box 420541, San Francisco, CA 94142

(23) Mystery Tone Records, P.O. Box 1385, Canal Street Station, New York, NY 10013

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