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Preservation Sound Radio Wed Dec 13th 2017: Playlist: show archived now until Jan 13 2018

Hey yall here’s the playlist for the show that aired last night,,, it’s pretty all-over-the-place but many offbeat gems in here….

click here to listen until Jan 13 2018

1. fumio nunoya “Arthur Hakage….”

2. Mickie D’s Unicorn “In the times of the unicorn”

3. Gabriel Bondage “No Winners”

4. Comus “to keep from crying”

5. Jim Sullivan “Rosey”


6. Vangelis “let it happen”

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Preservation Sound Radio WPKN FM 11.8.17: archive link and playlist

Last night’s show was a bit different than usual… instead of three hours of obscuritues from LPs, I played radio hits from 45rpm singles.. in alphabetical order… roughly 1965 – 1977.

Listen at this link until NOV 22 2018


 Ace “How Long”
Alive ‘N Kickin’ “Tighter, Tighter”
Herb Alpert “Rise”
America “Horse with no Name”
James Brown & His Famous Flames “Cold Sweat, Pt. 1”
The Box Tops “The Letter (Mono Single Version)”
The Beau Brummels “Laugh Laugh (Promo Single Version)”
Blue Cheer “Out of Focus”
Booker T “Soul Clap ’69 (Single Version)”
Bread “Guitar man”
Jim Croce “I Got a Name”
Climax “Precious & Few ”
Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose “Too Late to Turn Back Now”
The Delfonics “Somebody Loves You ”
Bob Dylan “I Threw It All Away”
The Five Stairsteps “O-o-h Child ”
Flaming Ember “I’m Not My Brother’s Keeper”
The Friends of Distinction “Love or Let Me Be Lonely”
Roberta Flack “The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face”
Fleetwood Mac “Dreams ”
Marvin Gaye “Trouble Man”
Al Green “Here I Am”
The Grass Roots “Midnight Confessions”
The Guess Who “These Eyes”
Daryl Hall & John Oates “August Day”
George Harrison “Isn’t It a Pity”
The Honeycone “Want Ads”
The Lemon Pipers “No Help from Me”
Terry Knight and the Pack “You’re a Better Man Than I”
Gary Lewis & The Playboys “She’s Just My Style)”
The Lovin’ Spoonful “Darling Be Home Soon”
Marmalade “Reflections Of My Life”
Dave Mason “We Just Disagree”
Matthews’ Southern Comfort “Woodstock”
100 Proof (Aged In Soul) “Somebody’s Been Sleeping In My Bed”
Freda Payne “Band of Gold (Single Mix)”
The Sweet “Fox On the Run”
Raspberries “Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)”
Stealers Wheel “Stuck in the Middle with You”
Dusty Springfield “Son Of A Preacher Man (Mono (original))”
Joe Tex “The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)”
Smith “Minus-Plus”
Shocking Blue “Hot Sand”
Three Dog Night “One (Single Version)”
The Tremeloes “Even the Bad Times Are Good (1967 Recording)”
The Troggs “Love is all Around”
Tyrannosaurus Rex “Is It Love”
Scott Walker “Jackie”
The Youngbloods “get together”
The Young Rascals “How Can I Be Sure”

WPKN 89.5FM Preservation Sound Radio Show 101217 ::: Tracklist

Hey yall,,, here’s the tracklist for the 10.11.17 show.  This one is a bit eclectic cos the theme was “new acquisitions” IE new old junk so it’s a bit more varied than most shows.  also one nu thing hiding in there…  all vinyl as usual

You can stream the show at this link until October 26 2017.

  1. Odetta “Hit Or Miss”
  2. Flamin Groovies “She’s Falling Apart”
  3. Minnie Ripperton “Le Fleur”
  4. Anthem “Florida”
  5. Dr John “Familiar Reality”
  6. Funkadelic “I Got a Thing….” BREAK
  7.  Baby Huey “Runnin”
  8. Automatic Man “one and one”
  9. Lizzie Mercier Descloux “long voodoo ago”
  10. Siouxsie and the banshees “hong kong garden”
  11. Finacon “toto di tochetek”
  12. Colin Newman “Fish #5” BREAK
  13. Yello “Night Flanger”
  14. Gang of Four “To hell with poverty”
  15. Funkadelic “standing on the verge of getting it on”
  16. Arthur Verocai “Caboclo”
  17. Justen O Brien and Jake “Alone BREAK
  18. Michael Angelo “flight of pegasus”
  19. Lost and Found “There would be no doubt”
  20. Ariel Pink and Natalie Merring “Tears on Fire”
  21. Plain Jane “Not the same”
  22. Illinois speed press “Free Ride” BREAK
  23. Earth Opera “home to you”
  24. David Ackles “Down River”
  25. Coulson, Dean, McGuiness, Flint “The Death of Emmet Till”
  26. Francoise Hardy “Hallucigene”
  27. Dominique Guiot “The Two Fish”
  28. Louise Huebner “Orgies”
  29. Magical Power Mako “Sound, Mother Earth”
  30. Brian Eno “Shadow” BREAK
  31. Norma Tangea “You’re Dead”
  32. Sir Lord Baltimore “the man from manhattan”
  33. Plan 9 “Frustration” BREAK
  34. Truk “Sun Castle Magic”

Preservation Sound Radio: May 10 2017: setlist and link to listen

(this show was broadcast live on WPKN FM 89.5 on May 10, but you can listen to it at this archive link -click here)

Class Info “Out of Line” from The Minimal Wave Tapes, Vol. Two

Gary Numan “Me! I Disconnect from You” from Living Ornaments ‘79

Falco “auf der fluct” from auf der fluct

Polyrock “Romantic Me” from Polyrock

Nico and the Faction “My Heart is Empty” from Camera Obscura

Kate Bush “cloud busting” from cloud busting

Fleetwood Mac “Seven Wonders (Remastered)” from Tango In the Night (Remastered)

Au Pairs “Don’t Lie Back” from Sense and Sensuality

Sheila E. “The Glamorous Life” from The Glamorous Life

Orange Juice “Mud in Your Eye” from Coals to Newcastle

Allez Allez “Wrap Your Legs (Around Your Head)” from Allez Allez: Best of

The Style Council “All Gone Away” from Our Favourite Shop

Billy Ocean “African Queen” from African Queen – Single

The Human League “seconds” from Dare

Cameo “Word Up (Original 12″ Club Mix)” from Funk Essentials – The 12″ Collection and More: Cameo

Mechanical Servants “Problem What Problem” from Problem What Problem/Protecting – Single

Momus “The Hairstyle of the Devil” from single

New Order “Blue Monday (12″ Version)” from single

Martin Dupont “just because” from Lost and Late…

The Psychedelic Furs “Yes I Do (Merry-Go-Round)” from Forever Now

David Bowie “Cat People (Putting Out Fire)” from Let’s Dance – Single

Jane Birkin “Baby Alone In Babylone” from Birkin / Gainsbourg : Le symphonique

World Party “Ship of Fools” from Private Revolution

Crowded House “Don’t dream it’s over” from Crowded House

Corey Hart “Never Surrender” from Corey Hart: The Singles

Yaz “iN MY ROOM” from Upstairs at Eric’s

Warp 9 “Light Years Away (Original)” from single

Depeche Mode “Stripped” from Black Celebration

Simple Minds “Book of Brilliant Things” from Sparkle in the Rain

The Sugarcubes “birthday” from Life’s Too Good

Public Image Ltd. “Rise” from Album

Squeeze “Take Me I’m Yours” from Squeeze

Mazarati “stroke” from single

Neil Young “Mr. Soul” from Trans

Material “Busting Out (feat. Nona Hendryx, Fred Maher, Bill Laswell, Michael Beinhorn)” from One Down

Orchestral Manoeuvres In the Dark “Telegraph (2008 Remaster)” from Dazzle Ships

Tina Turner “better be good to me” from single

Missing Persons “Rock and Roll Suspension” from Spring Session M

Sharon “let the music play” from let the music play

Shannon “Let the Music Play” from Let the Music Play

Tears for Fears “Shout” from Songs From the Big Chair (Deluxe)


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LINK TO LISTEN: Live Radio Show: A LIFE IN MUSIC with Peter Katis: WPKN 89.5FM and WPKN.ORG

PKmix02Updated: this program has already aired, but you can listen to the full show at this link

We are very excited to announce that this coming Saturday April 18th WPKN FM will air the first live episode of: PRESERVATION SOUND: A LIFE IN MUSIC, a series of conversations and listening parties with notable individuals who have enjoyed long careers in the recording industry. Our April 18th episode features producer Peter Katis. Best known for his work with rock groups like Interpol and The National, Katis will discuss the changing landscape of pop and rock music over the past 30 years, reflecting on changes in technology, aesthetics, and the industry. But most importantly, we’ll be listening to a ton of great music from Katis’s career of over 100 albums.

LINK TO LISTEN: “I Swore I’d Never Go Back” : Live Radio Show March 22 2015: The Nineties

IMG_2516We put together an EMERGENCY SHOW for an overnight  on WPKN 89.5 FM.

My special guest is noted 90’s fanzine creator Emily Muffinbones and we will be bringing you THREE HOURS of nineties indie, lo-fi, and ‘complaint rock’ as my pops used to call it.  All from the original 33RPM LPs and 45s.

this program has now aired, but you can listen at this link,,click here,,,

Click the link below for the complete setlist.

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