Eclectic Mainline 8th June 2011

If you choose to listen again to tonight’s show, this is what you maybe ought to try and visualise at after about 40 minutes:

Albert with Rise Kagona at Rough Beats

Me talking to Rise Kagona at the 2010 Rough Beats Festival

Ahead of this weekend’s Rough Beats Festival I broadcast part of an interview I did with Bhundu Boy Rise Kagona at last year’s festival. He’s a fascinating man.  We spoke for over an hour, and what you heard tonight is just a small part of that chat.  This year Rise is performing with as Rise Kagona and the Jit Jive Band.

Here’s a full list of tonight’s tunes.

Samiyam – “Bricks” (LP – “Sam Baker’s Album”) (Brainfeeder)
O’Death – “Bugs” (single) (City Slang)
Jóhann Jóhannsson – “There Is No Safe Side but the Side of Truth” (LP – “The Miners’ Hymns”) (Fat Cat)
EMA – “Breakfast” (LP – “Past Life Martyred Saints”) (Souterrain Transmissions)
Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80 – “Rise” (LP – “From Africa with Fury: Rise” (Knitting Factory)
Arctic Monkeys – “Library Pictures” (LP – “Suck It And See”) (Domino)
Battles – “Dominican Fade” (LP – “Gloss Drop”) (Warp)
Beat Connection – “In The Water” (single) (Tender Age)
The Decemberists – “This Is Why We Fight” (single and LP – “King Is Dead”) (Rough Trade)
Mark McGuire – “Slipstreams” (LP – “A Young Person’s Guide To…” (Editions Mego)
Psychedelic Horseshit – “Making Out” (LP – “Laced”) (Fat Cat)
Rise Kagona interview
Bhundu Boys – “Foolish Harp/Waerera” (LP – “Friends On The Road”) (Cooking Vinyl)
Amon Tobin – “Wooden Toy” (LP – “Isam”) (Ninja Tune)
Dan Mangan – “Sold” (single) (Arts & Crafts)

And seeing as you’ve read this far, here’s another photo of Rise and I from last year’s Rough Beats Festival:

Albert with Rise Kagona at Rough Beats

Me and my mate Rise at Rough Beats 2010