Tonight (Friday) at 9 on the Inside Track, check out Endless Boogie with their new burner 'Long Island' out on No Quarter. The latest from NYC rockers Endless Boogies continues to follow the trail blazed by 70s legends like Canned Heat. They take classic blues-rock riffs and extend them into seemingly infinite stretches of Kraut-like chugging.
Expect heavy contact on the NSE this Friday at 10PM. Mike S runs the communications while DJs Dirty Gypsy and Hennesey hold it down with special guests Kid Cola and Twilight (Sub-Culture, Fayetteville). Definitely want to lock your speakers down for this one unless you want to rattle your neighbors' windows...
Sunday at 1pm on Hell or High Water, James F will be be airing an archival radio broadcast of the "Merry-Go-Round" radio show on WPAQ-Mount Airy. This series is one of many great gems that you can only find at Wilson Library's Southern Folklife Collection.
At 2pm on Broken Music, we listen to the works of Danish tape music composer Jørgen Plaetner. Although Plaetner composed for chamber ensembles, choirs, and theater, it is his energetic and often bizarre electronics works that garnered him the most attention. From 1960 to the end of the 1970s, Plaetner composed upwards of 50 works for tape. Tune in at 2pm to hear a small selection of those.
On this week's Sportsrap, Sunday at 9pm, the gang delves into another round of hoops talk, as the panel discusses this week's slate of games for the Heels, as well as previewing the Tar Heel's fine week of regular season ACC play--including the March 9th match-up with Dook. Also included will be a weekly wrap-up of ACC and analysis of the 'new' Big East. All that and more on this week's Sportsrap. "
NEW SPECIALTY SHOW ALERT. Sundays 10-midnight for the month of March, tune in as Sarafina May explores the exportation of musical styles to the colonies. Specifically, she is looking at the influence of Portuguese music on Cape Verdean, Brazilian, and Angolan music.
Finally, Monday on the Outside Track, tune in for The Group's 'Live' release out on NoBusiness. The Lithuanian jazz label NoBusiness has unearthed these 1986 live recordings of a short-lived sextet known simply as "The Group", which featured an all-star lineup that included Marion Brown, Ahmed Abdullah, Billy Bang, Andrew Cyrille, Fred Hopkins and Sirone. They never recorded a proper studio album, so this concert is one of the only documents we have of this amazing group of improvisers.