Thursday, August 31, 2017

Transistor Heart Radio - Part 3

Revisiting my old mixtape series "Transistor Heart"

In this installment we unearth "Transistor Heart III" released May 24th 2010. An eclectic blend of Heavy Psych, Prog Rock, Post-Punk, Cosmic Library Music and more. For more information about the Transistor Heart series (including album downloads) visit:
http://ratward.blogspot.com/p/transistor-heart.html


01 - Aguaturbia "I Wonder Who" 1969
02 - Hight Tide "Futilist's Lament" 1969
03 - Damin Eih, A.L.K. &  Brother Clark "Return Naked" 1973
04 - Simply Saucer "Electro-Rock" 1975
05 - Human Egg "Love Like This" 1978
06 - Gerhard Trede & His Electronic Instruments "Synthomaniac 1" 1973
07 - Nick Ingman "Brass Knuckles" 1976
08 - Quiet Sun "Bargain Classics" 1975
09 - Debris "Manhattan" 1976
10 - Swell Maps "Let's Build A Car"
11 - Jean-Jacques Burnel "Freddie Laker (Concorde And Airbus)" 1979
12 - Savage Republic "Real Men" 1982
13 - Snakefinger "Magic And Ecstasy" 1979
14 - Camille Sauvage "Magma" 1976
15 - Herman's Rocket "Space Woman" 1977
16 - Dara Puspita "Bhaktiku" 1967
17 - The Son Of P.M. "Luk Tunk Klong Yao" 1965

Friday, August 18, 2017

Rat-Ward Radio - Episode 004


Rat-Ward Radio - Episode 004 broadcast Friday August 18th September 1st 2017 

Tune in to WCLM 1450 AM in central Virginia or listen live online (http://www.wclmradioonline.com/) every Friday at midnight (EST)

Follow @ratward on Twitter for live tweets (https://twitter.com/ratward)

 If you miss the show it will be archived on the DJ Rat-Ward Mixcloud (https://www.mixcloud.com/ratward/)

Check out the entire track-list posted below...








01: Cojo "Play It By Ear" (U.S.) 1984
Play It By Ear / Heads Up! - 7" [Destiny Records] Funk, Soul
https://www.discogs.com/Cojo-Play-It-By-Ear-Heads-Up/release/1595562
https://youtu.be/XJZwORmIepA


02: Du Du A "Bugi Pored Reke Kongo" (Yugoslavia) 1983
Primitivni Ples - LP [PGP RTB] New Wave, Pop Rock, Funk
https://www.discogs.com/Du-Du-A-Primitivni-Ples/release/949031
https://youtu.be/NQoyn3cZIlY





03: Lelu/Lu's "Love Bytes" (U.K.) 1986
Various - Rythmetic - Compilacion Internacional - Cassette [Fusion D.E.] Experimental, Synth-Pop
https://www.discogs.com/Various-Rythmetic-Compilacion-Internacional/release/1612664
https://youtu.be/IBpS0WKz5Zk





04: Steve Treatment "Change Of Plan" (U.K.) 1979
Change Of Plan - 7" [Backbone Records] Punk, Post-Punk, Garage
https://www.discogs.com/Steve-Treatment-Change-Of-Plan/release/2001270
https://youtu.be/PQifpp1xX-4




05: Madame X - I Want Your Body" (U.S.) 1987
Madame X - LP [Atlantic] Funk, Soul, RnB
https://www.discogs.com/Madame-X-Madame-X/release/636937
https://youtu.be/t_QODmC1-lY





06: Lancelot Layne "Yo Tink It Sorf" (Trinidad) 1976
Yo Tink It Sorf / Chant - 7" [Jumbie Bead] Rapso, Funk
https://www.discogs.com/Lancelot-Layne-Yo-Tink-It-Sorf-Chant/release/3603627
https://youtu.be/mrVrvVk4MZU





07: Lapassenkoff "M. Le Maudit" (France) 1985
Shing A Ling! - LP [Mosquito] Experimental, Post-Punk, Funk
https://www.discogs.com/Lapassenkoff-Shing-A-Ling/release/356995
https://youtu.be/hcN05LGFvFY





08: Gary Wilson "You Keep Looking" (U.S.) 1977
You Think You Really Know Me - LP [MCM] Rock, Leftfield
https://www.discogs.com/Gary-Wilson-You-Think-You-Really-Know-Me/release/2796337
https://youtu.be/kVf_n2zq628



09: Hamburger All-Stars "One Million Hamburgers" (U.K.) 1982
One Million Hamburgers - 7" [Fuck Off Records] Punk, Post-Punk, Dub
https://www.discogs.com/Blue-Midnight-The-All-Stars-One-Million-Hamburgers/release/2663168
https://youtu.be/XSS9jQwDIm8


10: Jean-Louis Descloux "Pivert Song" (France) 1986
Various -  Insane Music For Insane People Vol. 10 - Cassette [Insane Music]
https://www.discogs.com/Various-Insane-Music-For-Insane-People-Vol-10/release/760766
https://youtu.be/lpgYKxNuJWs




11: Frank Cornilius "Computer Games" (U.S.) 1984
Computer Games - 12" [F.H.L.] Electro, Synth-Pop
https://www.discogs.com/Frank-Cornilius-Computer-Games/release/2223334
https://youtu.be/5QsiQzNZf30





12: Sir Victor Uwaifo and and his Titibitis of Africa "Kpomokpa Nagan Bie" (Nigeria) 1980
Jackpot - LP [Polydor] Funk, Soul, Folk, Highlife
https://www.discogs.com/Sir-Victor-Uwaifo-And-His-Titibitis-Of-Africa-Jackpot/release/7014999
https://youtu.be/2w3uaCwTlS0




13: Souad Abdullah "Title Unknown" (Iraq) 19XX 
Various - Choubi Choubi! Folk And Pop Songs From Iraq -x2 LP [Sublime Frequencies] Folk, Pop
https://www.discogs.com/Various-Choubi-Choubi-Folk-And-Pop-Songs-From-Iraq/release/900599
https://youtu.be/EFvl8JFwbxE




14: Cynthia "Jhomm Le" (Netherlands) 198X
Let's Dance With Cynthia - 7" [Caribbean Circle] Hindustani, Disco
https://www.discogs.com/Cynthia-Lets-Dance-With-Cynthia/release/6084185
https://youtu.be/lvKz_Vnhlyg



15: The Starlights "Jingle Jungle" (Italy) 1976
Jingle Jungle / Mao Mao - 7" [Barclay] Tribal, Funk, Experimental
https://www.discogs.com/Starlights-Jingle-Jungle-Mao-Mao/release/1374833
https://youtu.be/7REN2I5AOjs



16: Daniela Alverman "Who Does?" (Italy) 198X
Chi Mi Da Un Kiss - 7" [Disco In] Italo-Disco, Synth-Pop, Experimental
https://www.discogs.com/Daniela-Alverman-Chi-Mi-Da-Un-Kiss/release/3201609
https://youtu.be/BrMF6ep0gRE






17: Leroy "Ace" Miller "Hook Me" (U.S.) 1983
Hook Me - 7" [Baywest Records] Funk, Soul, Boogie
https://www.discogs.com/Leroy-Ace-Miller-Hook-Me/release/2704933
https://youtu.be/W5Vn5GDb_xE



18: Contact Music "Keep On Dance" (Italy) 1984
Keep On Dance - 12" [City Record] Italo-Disco, Proto-House
https://www.discogs.com/Contact-Music-Keep-On-Dance/release/529481
https://youtu.be/EmPs4KOKJUU



 

19: Mifflin Ensemble "On The Move" (U.S.) 1982
On The Move / Flight - 7" [Not On Label]
https://www.discogs.com/Mifflin-Ensemble-On-The-Move-Flight/release/2870034
https://youtu.be/DfbEWxNbpXk







20: Tommy Mandel "Soul Tango" (U.S.) 1981
Tommy Mandel - 12" [Songshop Records] New Wave, Synth-Pop
https://www.discogs.com/Tommy-Mandel-Tommy-Mandel/release/3433881
https://youtu.be/sxC7iIK07R8


21: Craig Clark and First Class "Electric Music" (U.S.) 1984
Electric Music / Do You Believe - 12" [Gem City Records] Electro, Funk
https://www.discogs.com/Craig-Clark-And-First-Class-Electric-Music-Do-You-Believe/release/3644931
https://youtu.be/JFHjJU5dnTM




22: Asterix Music "Cupids Arrow" (U.S.) 2017
Cupids Arrow - 7" [Firehouse Sound Labs] Funk, Soul, Boogie
https://www.discogs.com/Asterix-Music-Cupids-Arrow/release/9848405
https://youtu.be/Fn2NNmbtrQk




23: Lix "Stalking" (Sweden) 1984
Lix - LP [Fat Records & Tapes] New Wave, Funk, Post-Punk
https://www.discogs.com/Lix-Lix/release/3665232
https://youtu.be/DYFKH0MzYA4






24: Nature Lovers "You Know It's True" (U.K.) 1985
Beginning To End - LP [Ink Records] Minimal, Prog, Post-Punk
https://www.discogs.com/Nature-Lovers-Beginning-To-End/release/538241
https://youtu.be/2jtX47K_ljo





25: Le Forte Four "Bongo Madness" 1975
Bikini Tennis Shoes - LP [LAFMS] Non-Music, Free-Jazz, Experimental
https://www.discogs.com/Le-Forte-Four-Bikini-Tennis-Shoes/release/1782656
https://youtu.be/PJUPJ1YOocA

Monday, August 14, 2017

New Upload: https://youtu.be/PJUPJ1YOocA


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Friday, August 4, 2017

Rat-Ward Radio - Episode 003



Rat-Ward Radio - Episode 003 broadcast Friday August 11th 2017 

Tune in to WCLM 1450 AM in central Virginia or listen live online (http://www.wclmradioonline.com/) every Friday at midnight (EST)

Follow @ratward on Twitter for live tweets (https://twitter.com/ratward)

 If you miss the show it will be archived on the DJ Rat-Ward Mixcloud (https://www.mixcloud.com/ratward/)

Check out the entire track-list posted below...








01: Gary Davis "The Professor Here" (U.S.) 1980
Untitled - LP [Chocolate Star Records] Breaks, Downtempo, Disco
https://www.discogs.com/Gary-Davis-And-His-Professor-Untitled/release/396997
https://youtu.be/mrTKhg0PuTw





02:  Family Fodder And Friends "Disco Purge" (U.K.) 1979
Sunday Girls - LP [Parole Records] New Wave, Disco, Experimental
https://www.discogs.com/Family-Fodder-And-Friends-Sunday-Girls-A-Tribute-To-Blondie-By-Family-Fodder-And-Friends/release/1507600
https://youtu.be/aTqvGh1Cd4Y


 
03: Steve Hillage "Unidentified (Flying Being)" (U.K.) 1978
Green - LP [Virgin] Psychedelic, Prog Rock, Funk
https://www.discogs.com/Steve-Hillage-Green/release/2246172
https://youtu.be/HHj-JjcAo3k




 
04:  Woo "Hopi" (U.K.) 1990
Into The Heart Of Love - Cassette [Cloud Nine Music] Ambient,    Experimental
https://www.discogs.com/WOO-Into-The-Heart-Of-Love/release/1935915
https://youtu.be/BcWc7aofvhA






05: Sonny Okosun "Highlife (Dib Version)" (Nigeria) 1984
Highlife - 12" [Shanachie] Electronic, Folk
https://www.discogs.com/Sonny-Okosun-Highlife/release/2513770
https://youtu.be/5ExQEeS2mb0





06: Altered Images "Jeepster" (U.K.) 1981
The Sessions - CDr [Not On Label, Unofficial] New Wave
https://www.discogs.com/Altered-Images-The-Sessions/release/4225559
https://youtu.be/IAirymExyME




 

07: Dibany "Hardlover" (Italy) 1983
Hardlover - 7" [Fantasia Music] Electronic, Italo-Disco
https://www.discogs.com/Dibany-Hardlover/release/3604315
https://youtu.be/j2yIw7bIqnw





 
08: Al Escobar & His Orchestra ?"Ape Walk" (U.S.) 1969
Ape Walk - 7" [Tico Records] Latin
https://www.discogs.com/Al-Escobar-His-Orchestra-Ape-Walk/release/10417575
https://youtu.be/AP4Lpvi2kcg
 


09: White Hospital "Robotomy Operation" (Japan) 1984
Holocaust - 12" [Eskimo Records] Industrial, Power Electronics
https://www.discogs.com/White-Hospital-Holocaust/release/695005
https://youtu.be/FOInjyY_CKk





10: Shampoo "Stock" (Japan) 1982
Tonight - 7" [Climax Records] Synth-Pop, Post-Punk
https://www.discogs.com/Shampoo-Tonight/release/6568062
https://youtu.be/gkjEP73D6zg





 
11: Foster Sylvers "Misdemeanor" (U.S.) 1973
Misdemeanor / So Close - 7" [Pride] Soul, Funk
https://www.discogs.com/Foster-Sylvers-The-Sylvers-Misdemeanor-So-Close/release/1207035
https://youtu.be/Ky5nZ8afPjI



 
12: Judy Henske & Jerry Yester "Snowblind" (U.S.) 1969
Farewell Aldebaran - LP [Straight] Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
https://www.discogs.com/Judy-Henske-Jerry-Yester-Farewell-Aldebaran/release/2380506
https://youtu.be/4vpWds0u-nc


 
 
13: Lion "You've Got A Woman" *Abel Edit (Netherlands) 1975
But I Do / You've Got A Woman - 7" [Philips] Psychedelic, Funk / Soul, Pop
https://www.discogs.com/Lion-But-I-Do-Youve-Got-A-Woman/release/3120284
https://youtu.be/DB2qVRJQjTI




14: Ivy's Day "In Another Time" (France) 1985
In Another Time - 7" [Solcyst] New Wave, Synth-Pop, Minimal
https://www.discogs.com/Ivys-Day-In-Another-Time/release/2644254
https://youtu.be/BzdbCElLkVw





15: Cristina "What's a Girl to Do" *Remix (U.S.) 1982
Things Fall Apart / What's A Nice Girl To Do - 7" [island Records] New Wave, Disco
https://www.discogs.com/Cristina-Things-Fall-Apart-Whats-A-Nice-Girl-To-Do/release/7338960
https://youtu.be/Hue2ppdfVdY


  
16: The Normal "Warm Leatherette" (U.K.) 1978
T.V.O.D. / Warm Leatherette - 7" [Mute] New Wave, Minimal
https://www.discogs.com/The-Normal-TVOD-Warm-Leatherette/release/2266
https://youtu.be/S5QErPDNcj4





17: Kenix Music Featuring Bobby Youngblood "There's Never Been (No One Like You)" (U.S.) 1980
There's Never Been (No One Like You) - 12" [West End Records] Disco, Boogie, Funk
https://www.discogs.com/Kenix-Featuring-Bobby-Youngblood-Theres-Never-Been-No-One-Like-You/release/235265
https://youtu.be/8Sm7ArNDG_4
 
18: Fonda Rae "Heobah (Hey-O-Bah)" (U.S.) 1983
Heobah (Hey-O-Bah - 12" [Posse Records] Latin, Disco
https://www.discogs.com/Fonda-Rae-Heobah-Hey-O-Bah/release/165564
https://youtu.be/K4OVmmv55mQ





19: Hypno Dance "King Of The Night" (Italy) 1984
Wrong State Of Mind - 12" [Contempo Records] Disco, New Wave
https://www.discogs.com/Hypno-Dance-Wrong-State-Of-Mind/release/1075523
https://youtu.be/GEtr4vI_2ak





20: Spidell "When It's Over" (U.S.) 197X
When It's Over - 7" [Gree-Jack Records] Funk, Soul
https://www.discogs.com/Spidell-When-Its-Over/release/2682888
https://youtu.be/EFhdwrof97w





 
21: Roger Melt "L'Am'Ou Dans Bois" (U.K.) 1984
Pleine Lune - 12" [G.K. Records] Ambient, Acoustic, Art Rock
https://www.discogs.com/Roger-Melt-Pleine-Lune/release/4597390
https://youtu.be/973P48Xuj1A




 
22: TR's Hot Ice "Hot Ice" (U.S.) 1976
Fatty Bum Bum - 7" [AVI Records] Disco, Soul
https://www.discogs.com/TRs-Hot-Ice-Fatty-Bum-Bum/release/4395045
https://youtu.be/CzYw0Y8uecA






23: Howlin' Wolf "Smokestack Lightning (Dogshit Version)" (U.S.) 1969
The Howlin' Wolf Album - LP [Cadet Concept] Electric Blues, Psychedelic Rock
https://www.discogs.com/Howlin-Wolf-The-Howlin-Wolf-Album/release/2455370
https://youtu.be/Jb7Yi37FFuU




24: Ramasandiran Somusundaram "Electric Heart" (Italy) 1974
Skinny Woman - LP [Magma] Psychedelic, Disco
https://www.discogs.com/Ramasandiran-Somusundaram-Skinny-Woman/release/2805246
https://youtu.be/CqcVM7uOT3M




25: Pierre Henry "Teen Tonic" (France) 1975
Psyche Rock / Teen Tonic - 7" [Philips]
https://www.discogs.com/Pierre-Henry-Psyche-Rock-Teen-Tonic/release/3564048
https://youtu.be/hmx3TKFxQvU






26: The Funkees "Break Through" (Nigeria) 1973
Slipping Into Darkness - 7" [EMI] Funk, Psychedelic
https://www.discogs.com/The-Funkees-Slipping-Into-Darkness-/release/2849735
https://youtu.be/1WaC47cwsss





27: The Pop Group "Amnesty Report" (U.K.) 1980
We Are Time - LP [Rough Trade] Post-Punk, Dub, Experimental
https://www.discogs.com/The-Pop-Group-We-Are-Time/release/353837
https://youtu.be/1jSnRPXR0fg





28: Jung Analysts "Here's Lucifer" (U.K.) 1984
The Wishing Balloons - LP [Hamster Records And Tapes] Electro, Experimental, Jazz-Funk
https://www.discogs.com/Jung-Analysts-The-Wishing-Balloons/release/376418
https://youtu.be/PWc-LtkTMIc