WMM Playlist from April 27, 2016

Wednesday MidDay Medley
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Music From the Middle of The Map

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With Special Guests:
Nathan Reusch is co-founder of The Record Machine, an independent area music label he started with friends and has fostered for 12 years. Nathan shared news about a new band that has just been signed to The Record Machine. Nathan is also the co-founder and curator of the Middle of The Map Fest.

Chris Haghirian has worked for The KC Star for 17 years and helped launch INK in April of 2008 where he puts together music promotions, and organizes music for Boulevardia, The Plaza Art Fair, and Wednesday “Winsday” home game concerts at Kauffman Stadium for the Kansas City Royals. Chris is the host, with Sarah Bradshaw, of Eight One Sixty, heard Tuesday nights at 6:00 pm, on 90.9 The Bridge where they just celebrated their 69th show.

Steven Ervay of The Record Machine shared music and info about The Record Machine’s: How To Keep Dreaming Vol. III,

1. “Main Title Instrumental – It’s Showtime Folks”
from: Motion Picture Soundtrack to All That Jazz / Universal / Dec. 20, 1979
[WMM’s theme]

2. Prince – “Stare”
from: HITNRUN Phase Two / NPG Records, Inc. / December 12, 2015
[39th studio album by American recording artist Prince and the last to be released before his death on April 21, 2016.]

3. Charles Bradley – “Good to Be Back Home”
from: Changes / Daptone / April 1, 2016
[Released almost three years after his critically acclaimed, Victim of Love from April 2013.]

4. Aimee Mann – “You Could Make A Killing”
from: I’m With Stupid / UMG Recordings / January 30, 1996
[2nd solo release from Aimee Mann, She was the bassist and a vocalist for the band ‘Til Tuesday during the 1980s and since then has primarily released albums and performed as a solo musician. Since 1993 she has released 8 solo albums. In 1999, Mann recorded original material for the soundtrack to the Paul Thomas Anderson film Magnolia, which earned both Academy Award and Grammy Award nominations for the song “Save Me”.][Amy Mann and Charles Bradley play Midland Theater for Middle of the Map Festival May 7, with Son Little, and John Velghe and The Prodigal Sons.]

Middle of the Map Ideas: April 27- May 3 with Fred Armisen on Saturday, April 30, at The Folly Theatre, 300 West 12th Street. Film Fest: Starts April 28 thru Sunday, May 1, at Alamo Draft House, with over 25 films. Opening night live performances feature Destroy Nate Allen at 9:15 to 9:45, Drop A Grand 10:00 to 10:45, and Peelander-Z at 11:00 to 12:00 on the Chesterfield stage at Alamo Draft House.

5. Peelander Z – “So Many Mike”
from: P-POP-HIGH SCHOOL / Peelander Z / April 14, 2009
[Japanese punk band based in New York City. They bill themselves as a “Japanese Action Comic Punk band hailing from the Z area of Planet Peelander”]

Middle of the Map Fest: WEDNESDAY, MAY 4
Californos in Westport (4124 Pennsylvania Ave.)
Krystle Warren 10:45 – 11:45
Ensemble Ibérica 9:30 – 10:30
Annie Ellicott & Mark Sutherland 8:30 – 9:15
Baskery 7:45 – 8:15
Jessica Paige 7:00 – 7:30
Californos Patio (4124 Pennsylvania Ave.)
Sharks In The Deep End 11:00 – 12:00
Fullbloods 10:00 – 10:45
Via Luna 9:00 – 9:45
Atlas 8:00 – 8:45
Captiva 7:15 – 7:45
The Westport Saloon (4112 Pennsylvania Ave.)
Rosevelt Dime 11:30 – 12:30
Julian Davis and The Hay-Burners 10:15 – 11:15
Cowgirl’s Train Set 9:15 – 10:00
Quirk & Ruckus (Katy Guillen & Claire Adams) 8:30 – 9:00
Nicholas St James 7:45 – 8:15
Ovaries-eez 7:00 – 7:30
Mills Record Company (314 Westport Road)
***Haymaker Records Showcase***
Monta At Odds 8:00 – 8:45
Jorge Arana Trio 7:00 – 7:45
Be/Non 6:00 – 6:45

6. Quirk & Ruckus – “All The Dreams”
from: All The Dreams – Single / Independent / unreleased
[Katy Guillen and Claire Adams] [Quirk & Ruckus play Middle of The Map Fest, Wednesday, May 4, at Westport Saloon at 8:30 pm.]

7. Baskery – “The Shadow”
from: Little Wild Life / Mother Tarantula / February 14, 2014
[Baskery is: Greta Bondesson on banjitar, guitars, beats & vocals, Stella Bondesson on double bass & vocals, and Sunniva Bondesson on guitars & vocals. Baskery is a swedish sibling trio, formed in 2007, labeling their music banjo-punk, mud-country, nordicana and kill-billy. The band has released three full-length albums.][Baskery play Middle of The Map Fest, Wednesday, May 4, At Californos]

8. Be/Non – “Sunset Magic”
from: Mystic Sunrise / Sunset Magic / Haymaker Records / February 29, 2016
[Music written by Brodie Rush, Devon Brown, Ben Ruth, Jeremiah James & Ryan Shank. Lyrics by Brodie Rush. Brodie Rush on vocals, guitar, percussion, keyboards, glockenspiel; Ben Ruth on bass, keyboards, synths, glockenspiel; Ryan Shank on glockenspiel, Mike Cochran on percussion, Jeremiah James on glockenspiel. Engineered, mixed and produced at the Goldroom in Kansas City, between March 2010 and July 2015. Produed by Brodie Rush. Mastered for digital release by Kliph Scurlock, July 2015 in Lawrence. Master for vinyl by Duane Trower at Weights and Mesures with Kliph Scurlock and Brodie Rush.][Be/Non plays Middle of The Map Fest, Wed, May 4, At Mills Record Company for the Haymaker Records Showcase with Jorge Arana Trio, and Monta at Odds.]

Also on… WEDNESDAY, MAY 4
Ernie Biggs in Westport (4115 Mill Street)
Big Black Delta 12:00 – 1:00
Sales 11:00 – 11:45
Saharan Gazelle Boy 10 – 10:45
L.A. Witch 9:00 – 9:45
Uh Bones! 8:15 – 8:45
Max Justus 7:30 – 8:00

9. Big Black Delta – “Side of the Road”
from: Big Black Delta / Master of Bates / April 30, 2013
[Big Black Delta is a solo project of vocalist/bassist Jonathan Bates.] [Big Black Delta play Middle of The Map Fest, Wed, May 4, at Ernie Biggs.]

10. Saharan Gazelle Boy – “Strange Teen Heart”
from: Strange Teen Heart – EP / The Record Machine / October 19, 2010
[Second Record Machine release for Saharan Gazelle Boy, a collaboration between Capybara’s Darin Seal and Sea Change (aka Sarah Handelman).][Saharan Gazelle Boy play Middle of The Map Fest, Wed, May 4, at Ernie Biggs.]

11. Various Blond – “All Bases Covered”
from: All Bases Covered – Single From Upcoming Album / Indep / Aug 11, 2015
[Alternative experimental progressive rock funk pop progressive psychedelic from KC based band. Produced by Adam Mcgill, written by Joshua Allen. Various Blonde was concieved by Joshua Allen in 2008 and has opened for numerous national acts, Russian Circles, Free Moral Agents, Zechs Marquise, Dead Meadow, Imaad Wasif, Jucifer,The Memorials, Thursday, Fang Island, Murder By Death, Matt Pryor, Wannabe Jalva, and Electric Sixx. Current members Include: Joshua Allen on guitar & vocals, Evanjohn Mcintosh on bass, and Mark Lomas on drums.][Nathan Reusch shared that Various Blonde has been signed to The Record Machine. Various Blonde play Middle of The Map Fest, Thursday, May 5, at Californos Patio in Westport.]

The Middle of The Map Fest: THURSDAY, MAY 5
Californos in Westport (4124 Pennsylvania Ave.)
San Fermin 10:45 – 12:00
Your Friend 9:30 – 10:30
Foxes in Fiction 8:30 – 9:00
Golden Groves 7:45 – 8:15
Shadow Rabbits 7:00 – 7:30
Californos Patio (4124 Pennsylvania Ave.)
Various Blonde 10:45 – 11:45
Migrant Kids 9:45 – 10:30
The Sluts 8:45 – 9:30
My Oh My 8:00 – 8:30
The Blackbird Revue 7:15 – 7:45
The Westport Saloon (4112 Pennsylvania Ave.)
Ford Theater Reunion 11:30 – 12:30
Levi Parham 10:15 – 11:15
Sugar Britches 9:15 – 10:00
Tracy Huffman and The Walking Sticks 8:30 – 9:00
Lauren Anderson 7:45 – 8:15
Aj Gaither 7:00 – 7:30
Mills Record Company (314 Westport Road)
***High Dive Records Showcase***
Shy Boys 8:00 – 8:45
The Conquerors 7:00 – 7:45
Psychic Heat 6:00 – 6:45
Ernie Biggs in Westport (4115 Mill Street)
The Besnard Lakes 12:00 – 1:00
La Sera 10:45 – 11:30
Philistines 9:45 – 10:30
Spirit is the Spirit 9:00 – 9:30
Amy Farrand & the Like 8:15 – 8:45
Youth Pool 7:30 – 8:00

11:02 – Station ID

12. The Besnard Lakes -“Golden Lion”
from: A Coliseum Complex Museum / Jagjaguar / January 22, 2016
[5th studio album from Canadian indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Formed in 2003 by the husband and wife team of Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas, the band also includes Kevin Laing (drums), Richard White on guitar, Sheenah Ko on keyboards) and Robbie MacArthur (guitar).] [The Besnard Lakes play Middle of The Map, Thurs, May 5, at Ernie Biggs]

13. La Sera – “High Notes”
from: Music for Listening to Music To / Polyvinyl Records / March 4, 2016
[4th full length record from band formed by Katy Goodman (former bassist of Vivian Girls) in 2010.] [La Sera will play Middle of The Map, Thurs, May 5, at Ernie Biggs]

The Middle of The Map Fest: FRIDAY, MAY 6
CrossroadsKC (behind Grinders 417 E 18th St)
Cold War Kids 10:30 – 11:45
The Struts 9:15 – 10:00
The Noise FM 8:15 – 8:45
Kangaroo Knife Fight 7:30 – 8:00
Rachel Mallin & the Wild Type 6:45 – 7:15
Theta Intellect 6:00 – 6:30
Midland Theatre (1228 Main Street)
ZHU 10:30 – 12:00
Vince Staples 9:00 – 10:00
Gallant 8:00 – 8:45
Ebony Tusks 7:15 – 7:45
BLK FLANL 6:30 – 7:00
recordBar (1520 Grand Blvd)
The Good Life 11:45 – 1:15
Me Like Bees 11:00 – 11:45
Berwanger 10:00 – 10:45
Westerners 9:00 – 9:45
Not A Planet 8:00 – 8:45
The Tank Room (1813 Grand Blvd)
GGOOLLDD 12:45 – 1:30
Yes You Are 11:45 – 12:30
The Free Years 10:45 – 11:30
Kississippi 9:45 – 10:30
Dreamgirl 8:45 – 9:30
the Author & the Illustrator 7:45 – 8:30
The Brick (1727 McGee St)
Al Scorch 1:00 – 2:00
The Grisly Hand 12:00 – 12:45
SHEL 11:00 – 11:45
Spencer Mackenzie Brown 10:00 – 10:45

14. Gallant – “Weight in Gold”
from: Ology / Mind of A Genius / April 6, 2016
[Christopher Gallant was born 1992, and is a singer-songwriter from Columbia, Maryland. In 2014, he self-released his debut EP, Zebra, and received praise in 2015 for his single, “Weight in Gold”. On April 6, 2016, his debut studio album Ology was released through the indie record label Mind of a Genius.] [Gallant plays Middle of The Map Fest, Friday, May 6, at The Midland.]

15. BLKFLANL – “Keep Me Safe”
from: BLKFLANL II: For the Imperfect, for the Dilligent / Believe.Create / March 30, 2016
[BLKFLANL started as a debut recording from Barrell Maker aka Morgan Cooper, who is 24, and grew up in a lower middle class neighborhood in Grandview, Missouri. He first started writing poetry and music in middle school and after high school he began apprenticeships in film and photography. He recorded and released his debut record Blk Flanl, with area producer and hip hop artist D/Will, (Denzil Williams). Now the two have returned as group named BLKFLANL with MC: Barrel Maker and beats from Conductor Williams.][BLKFLANL plays Middle of The Map Fest, Friday, May 6, at The Midland.]

16. Ebony Tusks – “Chuck Ds4thMix”
from: Chuck Ds4thMix – Single / Independent / 2016?
[Ebony Tusks is a hip hop project from Lawrence KS, formed in 2010 by Nathan Giesecke, Martinez Hillard, and Daniel B. Smith] [Ebony Tusks play Middle of The Map Fest, Friday, May 6, at The Midland.]

17. GGOOLLDD – “Boys”
from: Boyz – Single / GGOOLLDD / March 30, 2016
[Electronic Pop / Dream Pop / Indie music from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 6-piece band made up of: Margaret Butler, Nick Ziemann, Mark Stewart, Tony Hunt, Thomas Gilbert, Nick Schubert][GGOOLLDD play Middle of The Map Fest, Fri, May 6, at 8:00 at The Tank Room]

18. Bassh – “Body”
from: Body – Single / Independent / July 15, 2015
[Nashville based band featuring members of Band of Horses, Jimmy Brown & CJ Hardee.] [Bassh play Middle of The Map, Sat, May 7, at 8:00 at CrossroadsKC.]

The Middle of The Map Fest: SATURDAY, MAY 7
CrossroadsKC (behind Grinders 417 E 18th St)
Manchester Orchestra 10:30 – 12:00
All Get Out 9:15 – 10:00
Bassh (feat. members of Band Of Horses) 8:00 – 8:45
Light Music 6:45 – 7:30
Pink Royal 6:00 – 6:30
Midland Theatre (1228 Main Street)
Aimee Mann 10:45 – 12:00
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires 9:15 – 10:15
Son Little 8:00 – 8:45
John Velghe & the Prodigal So 7:00 – 7:30
recordBar (1520 Grand Blvd)
STRFKR 12:15 – 1:15
Com Truise 10:45 – 11:45
Fake Drugs 10:00 – 10:30
The Tank Room (1813 Grand Blvd)
The Phanstastics 1:15 – 2:00
Illphonics 12:00 – 12:45
Duncan Burnett & the RIOT 11:00 – 11:45
Heartfelt Anarchy 10:15 – 10:45
Second Hand King 9:30 – 10:00
The Brick (1727 McGee St)
Valley Hush 1:45 – 2:30
Bonzo Madrid 12:45 – 1:30
The Rocketboys 11:45 – 12:30
Archie Powell & the Exports 10:45 – 11:30
Santah 9:45 – 10:30
Group of the Altos 8:45 – 9:15
Thom Hoskins 8:00 – 8:30

SATURDAY DAY PARTIES, MAY 7, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
90.9FM The Bridge Day Party at recordBar
Widow’s Ride 2:00 – 2:45
Sisters of 3:00- 3:45
LionMaker (Barrel Maker X Lion) 4:00 4:45
Hipshot Killer 5:00 – 5:45
I Heart Local Music Day Party at The Brick (1727 McGee St)
People’s Punk Band 2:00 – 2:45
Dean Monkey & the Dropouts 3:00 – 3:45
Toughies 4:00 – 4:45
Major Games 5:00 – 5:45
Real Adults 6:00 – 6:45
90.1FM KKFI “Mark Manning Day” Party at The Tank Room (1813 Grand Blvd)
Riala 2:00 – 2:45
Ivory Black 3:00 – 3:45
Red Kate 4:00 – 4:45
Heidi Lynn Gluck 5:00 – 5:45
The Roseline 6:00 6:45
Day Party at Collection Event Space at 1532 Grand
Coastless 2:00 – 2:45
Connor Leimer 3:00 – 3:45
Gracie Schram 4:00 – 4:45
Tall Tales 5:00 – 5:45
Brother 6:00 – 6:45

19. The Free Years – “Easy”
from: How To Keep Dreaming III / The Record Machine / April 8, 2016
[Freedom Pop from St. Louis formed by Matthew James o vocals & guitar, Danny Hill on drums, Ryan Myers on guitar & keyboards.] [The Free Years play Middle of The Mad, Friday, May 6 at The Tank Room]

Steven Ervay of The Record Machine shared music and information about The Record Machine’s new sampler: How To Keep Dreaming Vol. III.

20. Kississippi – “Indigo”
from: We Have No Future, We’re All Doomed / Soft Speak Records / Nov 20, 2015
[Kississippi is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, based 4-piece band made up of Zoë Allaire Reynolds, Alex Stolte, Mark Walsh, and Arik Dayan. Also available on: How To Keep Dreaming III from The Record Machine.][Kississippi play Middle of The Mad, Friday, May 6 at The Tank Room.]

21. Illphonics – “Everything (Jammin’ For Tou)”
from: Gone With The Trends / The Record Machine / April 1, 2016
[St. Louis based Hip-Hop, Alternative, Funk, Rock, Soul band formed by: Larry “Fallout” Morris on Lead Vocals, Keith Moore on keyboards & vocals, Kevin Koehler on guitar & vocals, Simon Chervitz on bass, Chaz Brew on drums & vocals. Also available on: How To Keep Dreaming III from The Record Machine]
[Illphonics play Middle of The Mad, Friday, May 6 at The Tank Room]

22. Noel Coward – “The Party’s Over Now”
from: Noel Coward in New York / drg / 2003 [orig. 1957]

On next week, May 4 is Wednesday MidDay Medley’s 12 Year Anniversary on the radio. Fally Afani joins us to share music from bands playing Middle of The Map for I Heart Local Music’s – Day Party at The Brick. We’ll also talk with company members of Spinning Tree Theatre’s production of Amadeus. Katy Guillen and The Girls join us to share music from their new album, Heavy Days. HMPH! join us to talk about their upcoming tour and their new bass player. And Jerad Tomasino drops by to talk about “The Hit Television Series” a weekly listening party at Mini Bar, every Monday night, celebrating of the album in its long-playing capacity. On May 9, Konnor Ervin of Shy Boys, and The ACB’s, joins Jerad for the inaugural “episode.”

Our Script/Playlist is a cut and paste of information.
Sources for notes: artist’s websites, bios, wikipedia.org

Wednesday MidDay Medley in on the web:

www.WednesdayMidDayMedley.org,
http://www.facebook.com/WednesdayMidDayMedleyon90.1FM,
http://www.kkfi.org

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