When Big Joan Sets Up 6/1/11 – Happy New Wire!


New Year, same old crap puns. Tim Vine eat yer heart out!
When Big Joan Sets Up galloped into 2011 with three tracks from the excellent new LP from Wire plus 12 minutes and 37 seconds of wonky dubsteppy style magic from Shackleton plus more from the patron saint of Wednesday nights, Captain Beefheart.

Ganwar and Irwin – “Auld Lang Syne” (download) (Hard Dance)
The Decemberists – “January Hymn (7″) (Rough Trade)
Part Chimp – “You Decide” (7″) (Gringo)
Shackleton – “Man on A String Parts 1 & 2″ (12″) (Septic Heart)
The Fall – “O.F.Y.C. Showcase” (LP – “Your Future, Our Clutter”) (Domino)
Anthony B – “Run Dem Out Ya” (LP – “Encore”) (Truckback)
Blind Wille Johnson – “You’ll Need Somebody On Your Bond” (LP – “Complete Recordings Of..”) (Sony)
Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band – “Kandy Korn” (LP – “Merseytrout”) (Ozit)
Prime Mover and Chuck B – “Murda Sounds” (Download EP – “The Cross Continents EP”) (Rockers)
Wire – “Please Take” (LP – “Red Barked Tree”) (Pink Flag)
Wire – “Two Minutes” (LP -”Red Barked Tree”) (Pink Flag)
Wire – “A Flat Tent” (LP – “Red Barked Tree”) (Pink Flag)
Woebot – “String” (LP – “Moanad”) (Hollow Earth)
Mogwai – “Mexican Grand Prix” (download single) (Rock Action)