Learn Your ABC's

with Deirdre Dionysiac

To Give Something, or to Create Something for Ourselves

Monday, February 13, 2017
14:00 to 17:00
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Artist Song Album Label Comments Request
Picky Picnic Go Shopping Picnic Land Panic 1982; duo of Kaoru Todoroki and Yuji Asaka on a cassette release of 150 copies
Poison Girls Piano Lessons Violence Grows (split w/ 'Fatal' Microbes) Small Wonder, Xntrix 1979; single from the recently passed godmother of anarcho-punk, Vi Subversa, sharing the release with her teenage children, who at ages 12 and 14 formed 'Fatal' Microbes
Pink Section Francine's List Pink Section Modern Records 1980; San Francisco-based art punkers formed with members of Inflatable Boy Clams and Survival Research Laboratories
Ptose Eat Your Fish Ignobles Limaces Ayaa 1984; colorful minimal group from Niort, France
Pyrolator Bacano, Brothercito! Ausland Ata Tak 1981; synth-pop project of Kurt Dahlke, also the label-head of Ata Tak. Dahlke produced multiple of Picky Picnic's albums and the pair has also contributed to Dahlke's 1987 "Traumland" album, as you can hear here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUma7Fahnj4
Philip Glass Ange des orages North Star Virgin 1977; certainly a good representation of the airier and fluffier side of Glass' work
Pat Prilly Indicatif spatial ("Spacial Jingle") Sonosyntheses electroniques ("Moog Sensations") Editions Montparnasse 2000 1971; an album of short moog ideas originally credited to the late Jean-Jacques Perrey, but later given over to Prilly, his daughter, who did not compose but dictated the ideas behind these pieces
Pastor T. L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir Like a Ship Like a Ship... (Without a Sail) Light in the Attic 2017 (orig. 1971); great reissue and repress out last month of an overlooked gospel classic by an artist known better in his home of Chicago for his presence as an activist and pastor
Les Papyvores Le psychedelique badge Le papyvore Polydor 1967; criminally overlooked French psych-rock 7" off Polydor
P-Model White Cigarettes In a Model Room Warner Bros. (yuck) 1979; high-profile post-punk group out of Japan
Pascal Comelade Sardana mecanica El pianista del antifaz Because Music 2013; highly active French-catalan musician with an affinity for the toy piano and singing saw
Papaya Paranoia Demon Favorite Animal Print (and other poems by google translate...) No Longer So Far Captain 1985; dadaist duo that hasn't seen a release outside Japan
Pete Brown & Piblokto! If They Could See Me Now (Part 1) Thousands on a Raft Harvest, EMI 1970; adventurous prog rock band formed by ex-Cream lyricist Pete Brown
Piero Umiliani Caretera Panamericana To-Day's Sound Liuto 1973; space-age Italian jazz-funk by a film score composer, famous for a song "Mah Na Mah Na" that was performed on the Muppet Show in 1977
Philip Cohran & the Artistic Heritage Ensemble Minstrel On the Beach Zulu 1967; a marriage of African polyrhythm, funk and jazz by a former Sun Ra trumpeter who helped to create the AACM in Chicago which helped spawn jazz artists such as Anthony Braxton, Leo Smith and the Art Ensemble of Chicago
Vasudeva In Lieu of Youth Life in Cycles Pirate Ship 2013 R
Paavoharju Tuoksu tarttuu meihin Laulu laakson kukista Fonal 2008; seriously enthralling orchestral/folk/ambient tape project by a group from Finland that takes inspiration from bollywood music and church hymns
Peter Cusack Baikal Ice Flow Split 1 Baikal Ice (Spring 2003) ReR Megacorp 2004; field recordings of the Baikal Ice region in Siberia
Piano Magic Snow Drums (excerpt) Low Birth Weight Rocket Girl 1999
Paul Lansky Six Fantasies on a Poem by Thomas Campion, Pt. 1: Her Voice Computer Directions (with James Dashow and George Shirley) Composers Recordings Inc 1982; realized at the Winham Laboratory and Computer Center at Princeton University
Popol Vuh Ah! Hosianna Mantra Wah Wah 2013 reissue (orig. 1972); perhaps my favorite album to come out of the more unstructured and ambient-leaning side of krautrock
Pierre Henry Danse du jeune homme La reine verte Unidisc 1965; created for the Maurice Bejart spectacle in Paris at the Theatre Hebertot on 11 October 1963
Plunderphonics (as "Dally Proton") Pretender 69 Plunderphonics 96 Seeland, fony 2001; a project by John Oswald, director of the Toronto "Mystery Laboratory", where he opens up a dialogue about the ethics of sampling in music through his experimentally-tinged appropriations of pop idols and others, in this case extracting the underlying loneliness of Dolly Parton's song
Philip Perkins Radio Music Virgo Ramayana (And Other Works for Radio) Fun Music 1992 cassette; an interpretation of John Cage's 1956 composition "Radio Music", a chance operations composition which instructs radioplay programming on 56 frequencies by 1-8 performers,
Pan Sonic . Haino Keiji If i could incarnate this feeling you would consider it a creation In the Studio Blast First Petite 2010; "synergy between mercy and self-annihilation overturned"
PrismCorp Virtual Enterprises Snap Pet Cafe ClearSkies Beer on the Rug 2013 cassette; Portland-based vaporwave artist Ramona Andra Xavier
P'o Back to Back Whilst Climbing Thieves Vie for Attention Court 1983; post-Wire project of Bruce Gilbert, Angela Conway (aka AC Marias), Graham Lewis, David Tidball and Peter Price
Pop Dell'Arte Rio Line Free Pop Ama Romanta 1987; Portugese indie/experimental band of Joao Peste
Philippe Doray / Les Associaux Associes Que dit le chef? Nouveaux Modes Industriels Invisible, SCOPA 1980; French poet, singer and experimentalist with his highly original funky industrial lp
P16.D4 He's Afraid of the Way the Glass Will Fall - Soon - It Will Be a Spectacle: The Fall of a Crystal Palace. But Coming Down in Total Blackout, Without One Glint of Light, Only Great Invisible Crashing Kuhe in 1/2 Trauer Selektion 1984; German industrial greats, apparently named after a section of Thomas Pynchon's novel "Gravity's Rainbow"
The Nerves Hanging on the Telephone The Nerves The Nerves 1976; Blondie cover R
Primitive Calculators Shout Primitive Calculators self-released 1982; live cut from an Australian punk-tinged band from the suburbs of Melbourne
Pekka Airaksinen Ratnasikhin Buddhas of Golden Light O Records 1984; virtuosic Finnish electronic musician originally of the band Sperm, who dedicated each of his compositions to one of the thousand buddhas
Paraf Odlazak Zastave Helidon 1984; Yugoslavian darkwave
Wye Oak Mother -- -- 2011, Glenn Danzig cover R
Poison Girls Old Tart's Song Hex Small Wonder, Xntrix 1979; see above for the semi-bio. this album represents anarcho-punk at its most playful, and deserves a new audience
The Petticoats Normal Normal Bla-Bla-Bla 1980; one-off british punk single
Pulsallama The Devil Lives in My Husband's Body Ungawa Pt. II (Way Out Guiana) / The Devil Lives in My Husband's Body Y Records 1982; legendary all-girl seven piece bass and percussion band with a great sense of humor, described as "13 girls fighting over a cowbell"
Ponytail Celebrate the Body Electric (It Came from an Angel) Ice Cream Spiritual We Are Free 2008; noisy New York band with their magnum opus, the cover artwork done by Yamantaka Eye (man behind the next song)
DJ Pica Pica Pica Suns of Arqa, Astralasia - Sul-E-Stomp (Ceilioh Mix) Planetary Natural Love Gas Webbin' 199999 Comma 1999; another incredible side project by Yamantaka Eye. check out these videos of him playing toy instruments, burning records on the stovetop and screaming in the tub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyi-TtV2_a8 & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQCEL5kLv8I