Join the the wizards as they once again gather to peruse their rag bag of musical ephemera.
This time they discuss the influence of onomatopoeic guitar sounds, just how strong that Chuck Norris is, and the real meaning behind Argentinian trance.
They also demand to know which birdsong features on one of their chosen tracks, take on a dangerous Google mission, and try to find a song by The Fall to win over a Fall sceptic.
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The tracks we played were:
1. What Did The Hippie Have In His Bag? – Cornershop
2. Helicopter – XTC
3. Ever See A Diver Kiss His Wife While The Bubbles Bounce About Above The Water?
– Shirley Ellis
4. We Need More Awesome – Moustache Of Insanity
5. Flip The Tape Over – Sluts
6. Bleed – Catatonia
7. Bristol Girl – Robert Pollard
8. If I Had A Hammer – Trini Lopez
9. Magic Potion (Soundhog Edit) – The Open Mind
10. Eggshells – John Applehead
11. Inspiration Information – Shuggie Otis
12. Advice For Gentlemen – David Greenberger
13. El Viaje De La Pipi – Escuela De Trance, Buenos Aires, Argentina
14. Blood Outta Stone – The Fall
a) Which musician played on Radiohead’s Amnesiac album, part-owned the 100 Club in 1976 and released one of the first four 7″ singles in the UK?
b) Billy Fury wrote every song on his UK debut album The Sound of Fury (1960) – which was the next entirely self-written debut album to chart in the UK?
Here’s a message we have received from Manuel Palenque from the band Escuela De Trance, Buenos Aires, Argentina:
“Ha ha. I just listened to the podcast. Great comments about the song! To clarify some points: ‘pipi’ it’s like a nickname here, not really related to pissing or any genital organ.
About the Arabian song, here’s a hint: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zyQ_OVyhNE ”
Gracias, Manuel. So now we know.
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