Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Playlist for 9-3-10, featuring Lucifer's 1972 album 'Big Gun'

Back to full-lengths, for no reason other than I found this album and decided you needed to hear it all. What a goddamn wacky record.

Basically, this guy is really Peter Walker, one-time member of 60's psych group The Purple Gang. He got into witchcraft, Aleister Crowley, and all that stuff, and dropped off the face of the earth for a while. When he returned, he made everyone call him Lucifer and made two very bizarre records, this being the first. He also perpetuated a myth that he was actually a full band recording in an Arizonan cave. Not true. He's a basement weirdo from the UK. And he doesn't have a band. Oh well, this album is pretty obviously the work of one person, with its off-kilter blues-structures, completely mind-fucked LSD vocals, and the general wrong-ness of the whole thing.

If you've enjoyed some of the stranger, less-listenable stuff I play, you'll definitely dig this.

Here's the podcast for this week.

...and the playlist:

Harry Merry - Rural Population
The Fuckin' Flyin' A-Heads - Watching T.V.
Kurt Cobain, channeled by Linda Polley - Hey, Little Pinky!
Kurt Cobain, channeled by Linda Polley - Down with Trans-Fats!
Vagtazo Halottkemek - Radebredek
Fred Frith - Evolution
Jandek - Naked in the Afternoon

Lucifer - 'Big Gun' LP:
1. Gonna Do That
2. Hypnosis
3. I'll Be Gone
4. With You, with Me
5. The Morning After the Night Before
6. What was that Thing I Saw You with Last Night?
7. Dance with the Devil
8. Don't Care
9. Want it - I'm Coming
10. I'm a Natural Man
11. Gonna Do That (Reprise)
DOWNLOAD the album by itself.

Congresswoman Malinda Jackson Parker - Track #1
Stephen David Heitkotter - Hangin' All Night
The Runaways - S-P-E-E-D-M-E-T-A-L
Kim Fowley - Save Love for Rainy Day
Sound Ceremony - Tobacco Man
White Coffee - Voodoo
Der Plan - Geri Regi
Drahdwaberl - Kaiserhymne Pink Punk Shirt
Billy R. Couvson - Ding Dong

I'm thinking Skip Spence's album 'Oar' will finally make an appearance on the show this week...

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