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Jan 27, 2019 by Rarified Transmissions


Free-rock jammers and Lo-Fi Zoners. Weirdos with guitars.


The Fall - Petty (Thief) Lout

The Dead C - Outside

Chrome - Mondo Anthem

Elevator - Thick Wall

Guided By Voices - Alright

Sonic Youth - The Sprawl

Skullflower - Can You Feel It?

Boredoms - Super Are

Can - Halleluwah

This Heat - Cenotaph

Swans - The Sound

Glenn Branca - Lesson No. 1

Neu! - Negativland

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Jan 13, 2019 by Rarified Transmissions


Highlighting some of my favorite musical moments from 2018. Sketchy and diverse.


Hiro Kone - Scotch Yoke (Parts I & II)

Drew Mcdowall - Nothing is Hidden

Jay Glass Dubs - Temple Dub

Yves Tumor - Economy of Freedom

Cienfuegos - The Seventh Sister

Tim Hecker - This Life

C. Diab - On the Beach

Jake Muir - Shoals

Lea Bertucci - Patterns for Alto

Gurrumul - Waak (Crow) in E-Flat Major

Gurrumul - Djilawurr (Scrubfowl) in D Major

John Hassell - Slipstream

Hailu Mergia - Gum Gum

Binker and Moses - Children of the Ultra Blacks

Bill Orcutt and Chris Corsano -Love and Open Windows

Body/Head - In the Dark Room

Thou - Inward

Sleep - Sonic Titan

Natalia Lafourcade - Tus Ojitos


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Dec 8, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions


Uplifting sounds from the all over West Africa.




Bebe Manga - Amie

Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo - Mi Si Ba To

Maitre Gazonga - Les Jaloux Saboteurs

Orchestre Baobab - Ndeleng Ndeleng

Batsumi - Mamshanyana

Orchestre Regional de Mopti - Boro

Orchestre Kanaga de Mopti - Kanaga

Antonio Paulino -Kamba Ba Laumba

Artur Nunes - Mana

Orchestre Stukas - Awuti Popo

Lalo Keba Drame - Allah Kounoudion

Toumani Diabate - Cantelowes

Mdou Moctar - Nikali Talit

Bombino - Iyat

Etran Finatawa - Diam Walla

Tinariwen - Chaghaybou

Fela Kuti - Mr. Follow Follow

Tony Grey & The Magnificent Zeinians - Ugbo Ndoma

Ebo Taylor - Heaven

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Nov 24, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions

Primitive Americana moving into Industrial and even some good old punk rawk at the end.


Pure X - Surface

C. Diab - Ices

Blind Brand X - When The Saints Go Marching In

Marisa Anderson - Pulse

John Fahey - Portland Cement Factory

Songs: Ohia - Body Burned Away

Steven R. Smith - Glade

Swans - Red Velvet Corridor

The Tower Recordings - Lunar Discoteque

Gordon Ashworth - Norma

Swans - Helpless Child

Jandek - When the Telephone Melts

Chrome - All Data Lost

Rhys Chatham - Guitar Trio '77

Drew McDowall - Hypnotic Congress

This Heat - 24 Track Loop

Wire - Mercy

Total Control - Carpet Rash

The Sound - Missiles


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Nov 12, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions

Collaborative show with DJ Djunebug. Rarities from around the world and other surprises thrown in.


Harmonia - Monza

Alameda 3 - Skryty

Animal Collective - Kids on Holiday

The Dead C - Crazy I Know

Boredoms - Super Good

Burning Star Core - Mezzo Forte

Rodion G.A - Citadela

Flaming Tunes - Nothing On

Medico Doktor Vibes - Diska Limba Man

Bobby Brown - Hawaii

Dunkelziffer - This is How You Came

Boards of Canada - One Very Important Thought

Aphex Twin - 1 Chink 101

Arthur Russell - Being It

Syrinx - Tumblers from the Vault

Woo - The Frog's Fangango

Actress - Ascending

Francis Bebey - Blinta Madiallo

James Blackshaw - O True Believers

Palm Bomen - Carina Shayles

Cloudface - Babak's House

Autechre - Six of Eight (Midst)

Deepchord - The Coldest Season

Suzanne Kraft - Two Chord Wake

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Oct 28, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions

Minimalism for reflections. Dinosaurs and newcomers. Maximum Volume yields Maximum Results.


Caterina Barbieri - TCCTF

Keith Fullerton Whitman - Twin Guitar Rhodes Viola Drone (For La Monte Young)

Terry Riley - Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band

The Necks - Abilerra

Tony Conrad with Faust - From The Side of Man and Womankind

Colin Stetson - Clothed in the Skin of the Dead

Harmonia - Arabesque (Live)

Ekkehard Ehlers - John Cassavetes (2)

Concern - God, Weak and Quiet

Sarah Davachi - Evensong

Yellow Swans - Reintegration

Henry Flynt - You Are My Everlovin' (excerpt)


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Oct 5, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions

Interstellar jazz hour. Saxaphone haters need not apply.


Jone Takamaki Trio - Bhupala I

Kamasi Washington - Final Thought

Alice Coltrane - Journey in Satchidananda

Salah Ragab & The Cairo Jazz Band - Neveer

Pharoah Sanders - You've Got to Have Freedom

Sun Ra - Springtime Again

Batsumi - Lishonile

The Pyramids - Mohgo Naba

Fela Kuti - Colonial Mentality

Herbie Hancock - Rain Dance

Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics - Anglo Ethio Suite

Hailu Mergia - Tizita

Mulatu Astatke - Tezeta

Colin Stetson - Judges

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Sep 23, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions


Heavy psych and hard rock explorations.  The perfect perscription.


Brian Jonestown Massacre - Super-Sonic

Elevator to Hell - Backteeth

The Black Angels - Prodigal Sun

Ty Segall - Ghost

Stereolab - Difficult Fourth Title (Contact)

Thee Oh Sees - Putrifiers II

Om - Cremation Ghat II

Liars - Let's Not Wrestle Mt. Heart Attack

High Rise -Ikon

Moon Duo - Killing Time

Dead Meadow - Let's Jump In

Sleepy Sun - Sandstorm Woman

The Warlocks - Thursday's Radiation

Spacemen 3 - Rollercoaster

Sonic's Rendezvous Band - City Slang

Witch - Seer

Earthless - Cherry Red

Grails - Belgian Wake-Up Drill

Comets on Fire - Pussyfooting the Duke

Mdou Moctar - Jagwa

Bombino - Imuhar

Tinariwen - Mtadjem Yinmiran


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Aug 16, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions


Smoked out dub rarities morphing into modern interpretations and dub-influenced beats.



Black Uhuru - Shine Eye

Prince Douglas - Sunshine Dub

Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Upsetters - Dread Lion

Keith Hudson - My Nocturne

Anthony 'Sangie' Davis & Lee Perry - Words

The Congos - Open Up the Gate

The Upsetters - Life is Not East Dub

Keith Hudson - California

Keith Hudson - Formula Dub

Tommy McCook - Death Trap

Prince Jammy - Prince Jammy on the Scene

Glen Brown - Save Out Dub

King Tubby - Invasion

The Twin Roots - Know Love

Dean Blunt - Punk

Forest Swords - Thor's Stone

Demdike Stare - Rain & Shame

Rhythm & Sound - No Partial

Vladislav Delay - Hetkonen

Deepchord Presents Echospace - Celestialis

Deadbeat - Second Quarter

Seekersinternational - loversdedication

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Jul 23, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions


Essential Tropicalia morphing into Fourth World and then a mess of lo-fi slop.


Baden Powell - cdcpp

Tom Ze - Ma

Jorge Ben - Meus Filhos, Meu Tesoro

Baden Powell & Vinicius de Moraes - Canto de Xango

Os Mutantes - A Minha Menina

Tom Ze - Gloria

Caetano Veloso - Alfomega

Jorge Ben - Take it Easy My Brother Charles

Os Mutantes - Bat Macumba

Gal Costa - Baby

John Hassell - Ba-Benzele

K. Leimer - A Spiritual Life

Finis Africae - Hassell, El Oso Hormiguero

K. Leimer - Two Voices

Finis Africae - Zoo Zulu

Sun Araw - Last Chants

Sun Araw - Deep Cover

Kate Bush - Watching You Watching Me

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - Envelop

Big Torso - Caffeinated Depression (Side B)

Total Control - Sunday Baker

Big Blood - She-Wanderer

Animal Collective - Loch Raven

Actress - Our

Black Dice - Things Will Never Be The Same

Pocahaunted - Warmest Knives

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Jul 5, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions


Noisey Drone and Droney Noise. Introspective abrasion in this sour era of ultranationalism.


Yellow Swans - Limited Space

Burning Star Core - Me & My Arrow

K. Leimer - Timid Desires

Eliane Radigue - Kyema (Excerpt)

Tim Hecker - Balkanize You!

Concern - God, Weak And Quiet

Sean McCann - This Was Nearly Mine

Pauline Oliveros - Bye Bye Butterfly

Tony Conrad - Four Violins (Excerpt)

Pete Swanson - Believer

Robedoor - Abandoned Shadowlands

Earth - Omens and Portents I: The Driver

Sarah Davachi - For Strings

Troum - Eolet

Oren Ambarchi - Guitar Motors

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Jun 21, 2018 by Rarified Transmissions


Ambient/Electronic/New Age. Stargazing music for the short nights of summer.


Brian Eno & Laraaji - The Dance #1

Actress - N.E.W

Fluxion - Influx

Acronym - The Final Decision

Aphex Twin - Lichen

Lee Gamble - Frame Drag

Oneohtrix Point Never - Where Does Time Go

Vladislav Delay - Huone

Gas - Untitled #7

Midori Takada - Crossing

Wilburn Burchette - Witch's Will

Sarah Davachi - For Piano

Constance Demby - Om Mani Padme Hum


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Jun 7, 2018 by CJMP



Lo-Fi anthems, bedroom genuises, demos and outsider folkies.



Pure X - Heavy Air

leaners from Venus - Germaine

Guided By Voices - Scissors

Thee Oh Sees - It's Nearly Over

Chris Knox - The Woman Inside of Me

The Gris Gris - Mary #38

The Clean - Wipe Me, I'm Lucky

Woods - Military Madness

Neil Young - Will to Love

Big Blood - Indang Pariman

Royal Baths - Bad Heart

The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Ballad of Jim Jones

Pure X - Baby

Circulatory System - Illusion

The Tower Recordings - The Nine Billion Names of God

Moondog - On and Off the Beat

Pink Mountaintops - Comas

Jandek - Naked in the Afternoon

Panda Bear - I'm Not

Arthur Russell - All Boy - All Girl

The Clean - End of My Dream

Jackie-O-Motherfucker - I Won't Hurt You (BBC Session 2002)

Chris Knox - Sympathy for the Cripple

Guided by Voices - Smothered in Hugs

Ty Segall - Sleeper

Sun City Girls - Vine Street Piano

Sic Alps - Jelly Roll Gum-Drop

Spacemen 3 - Come Down Easy (Demo)

Hall of Fame - Waves of Station

Songs: Ohia - Body Burned Away

Michael Hurley - Tea Song

Karen Dalton - Green Rocky Road


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May 16, 2018 by CJMP

Tribute to the late Glenn Branca ft. songs by him, Rhys Chatham, Sonic Youth, Swans and more.


Glenn Branca - Lesson no.1

Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot

Rhys Chatham - Guitar Ring

Glenn Branca - The Ascension

Sonic Youth - Shadow of a Doubt

Glenn Branca - The Spectacular Commodity

Rhys Chatham - Scrying in Smoke

Swans - The Sound

Wipers - Youth of America

Sonic Youth - The Diamond Sea (Washing Machine Edit)

Swans - Mind/Light/Body/Sound

John Cage - Interview

Glenn Branca - Light Field (In Consonance)

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