Playlist for
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
November 21, 2008

Hosted by Greg Lyon on FRIDAYS at 2-4 pm
on WPVM Asheville (103.5 FM and


— Much new music today, much of it also quite good–especially USA Is a Monster, who played here in Asheville the same night that Deerhunter was playing down the street at the Orange Peel. I can tell you that I was ecstatic that I chose USA Is a Monster. I never knew that they would remind me so much of the French band Magma, and that’s a good thing.

Artist Song Album Label Comments New
Butthole Surfers Helicopter Widowermaker EP Touch & Go a request  
Dick Dale Take It Off The Best of Dick Dale Rhino  
Jay Reatard Trapped Here Matador Singles ’08 Matador *
Love Is All Rumours A Hundred Things Keep me Up at Night What’s Your Rupture? *
The Chills I Love My Leather Jacket Kaleidoscope World Homestead  
The Victims Television Addict VA – Murder Punk Vol. 1  
Iggy Pop & The Stooges I Got a Right Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell  
The Consumers Anti Anti Anti All My Friends Are Dead In the Red  
Rocket from the Tombs Final Solution The Day the Earth Met the… Smog Veil  
USA Is a Monster Above All It’s the Songs Space Programs Load *
Ill Ease and the Racket When Suddenly, the Evil Twin Arrives! (Brighton Beach Memoirs) Turn It Loose! Ionik *
Elastica Line Up Elastica DGC  
Wire One of Us Object 47 Pink Flag *
Circle Kultaa Raunio Squealer 2002  
Surf City Mt. Kill EP Morr *
The Mice Felicia For Almost Ever Scooter Scat  
Vivian Girls Such a Joke Vivian Girls In the Red *
Checkpoint Charlie Show Me the Way to Go Ohm Warning: This Record Plays Inside Out! Rhino German, 1982  
Einstürzende Neubauten Magyar Energia The Jewels Potomak  
Zerfu Demissie Alayenem Belu, Alsemanem Belu (Say you have neither seen nor heard) Akotet Terp Ethiopian  
Group Inerane Tenerte Guitars of Agadez (Music of Niger) Sublime Frequencies *
Tindersticks e-type The Hungry Saw Constellation *
Detroit Emeralds I’ll Never Sail the Sea Again You Want It, You Got It Westbound  
Raphael Saadiq 100 Yard Dash The Way I See It Columbia *
Sly & Robbie Blackhouse (Paint the White House Black) Amp Fiddler Strut *
The Howling Hex No Good Reason Earth Junk Drag City *
William Parker Quartet Dust from a Mountain Petit Oiseau AUM Fidelity *
Karel Velebny Beetles on the Head SHQ ESP-Disk *
Mario Pavone Double Tenor Quintet Iskmix Ancestors Playscape *
Evan Parker Furrow 5 Boustrophedon ECM *

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