14 January 2020

Brutha Voodoo's Playlist Obscura Tracklist 14th January 2020

Every track played on this week’s show:

“Brutha Voodoo Theme” by The Wiggly Tendrils

The Namecheck
"Lotus Eaters" by Moloko
"The First Picture of You" by The Lotus Eaters

The Irregular Feature: #UnexpectedJapanesePopMusic
"Asymmetry" by Rei Yasuda

That's Not The News That's Not
"Can't Buy Me Love" by Romy Elliot

Then & Now
"Born Dead" & "Carnivore" by Body Count

Brother Bill’s Obscura Flashback
"Heavy Water" by British Sea Power

Chiptune of the Week
"The Awesome Thing" by PICE

The Rest!
"Undone" by Fair Mothers
"Paper Thin" by She Makes War
"Kaizen" by Peaness
"Oh Hell" by Magdelena Bay
"Blood In The Water" by TELLUM
"Lighthouse" by Fire Brigade
"Guidelines" by Elaquent featuring Oddisee
"Blind Side" by Beach For Tiger
"All The Traps of Earth" by Mike Gale
"Shapes Shift in The Distant Shadows" by Forest Robots
"Shotgun Steve" by Have You Met Ted
"TV" by Small Wood House
"Six Nights Alone" by Sofia Talvik
"Everything Dissolves" by Glamour Assassins
"Summertime" by Julian Skiboat


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7 January 2020

Brutha Voodoo's Playlist Obscura Review of 2019

Chiptune of the Year - "Fistbreaker" by Techno Mage
Honourable Mention - "Meteor" by Auxcide

Loss To Music Memorial Award - Keith Flint (Prodigy)
Honourable Mentions - Eric Haydock (The Hollies), Lorna Doom (The Germs), Ted McKenna (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band), Peter Tork (The Monkees), Mark Hollis (Talk Talk), Andy Anderson (The Cure), André Previn, Asa Brebner (Modern Lovers), Ranking Roger (The Beat), André Williams, Scott Walker, Stephen Fitzpatrick and Audun Laading (The Hers), Nipsey Hussle, Bushwick Bill (Geto Boys), Kim English, Boon Gould (Level  42), Phil McCormack (Molly Hatchet), Charles ‘Chuck’ Barksdale (The Dells), Jake Black AKA The Very Reverend D. Wayne Love (Alabama 3), Dr John, Leon Redbone, Jim & Chuck Glaser (Glaser Brothers),  Philippe Zdar (Cassius), Jeff Austin (Yonder Mountain String Band), Jerry Lawson, (The Persuasions), Johnny Clegg, Art Neville (Neville Brothers), Ian Gibbons  (The Kinks), Larry Taylor (Canned Heat), Daniel Johnston, Eddie Money, Ric Ocasek (The Cars), Robert Hunter (Grateful Dead), Kim Shattuck (The Muffs & The Pixies), Beverly Watkins, Barrie Masters (Eddie and The Hot Rods), Ginger Baker (Cream), Goo Hara (Kara), Larry Junstrom (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Malcolm ‘Molly’ Duncan (Average White Band), Rosa Morena, George ‘Pops’ Chambers (The Chambers Brothers), Paul Barrere (Little Feat), Juice Wrld, Marie Fredriksson (Roxette), Neil Innes

Most Welcome Return of The Year - My Life Story
Honourable Mentions - Bis, The Rembrandts, Bonnie Tyler, Whitesnake, Idlewild, Bruce Hornsby, The Chemical Brothers, Sleeper, Babybird, Norah Jones, The Wildhearts, Bananarama, The Alarm, Amon Tobin, The Divine Comedy, Sum 41, The Raconteurs, Salad, Hot Chip, Vampire Weekend, Fly Pan Am, Kool Keith, Wilco, Mark Morriss, Beck, Reverend and The Makers, Kaiser Chiefs, The Pixies, Bat For Lashes, Elbow, Hootie & The Blowfish, Feeder, Mika, Michael Stipe, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Darkness, Jack Peñate, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Alphabeat, Roisin Murphy, Cornershop & Huey Lewis and The News

Cover Version of The Year - "I'm Afraid of Americans" by Sasha Ilyukevich & The Highly Skilled Migrants

My New Religion Award - "Sorcery & Sabotage" by Church of the Cosmic Skull
Honorable mention - "End of Men" by Church of Non Beleivers

Craziest Thing To Come Out of Japan Award - "Shaminami" by Genie High
Honorable mentions - "Tapi Tapi" by TEMPURA KIDZ & Moe Shop & "Reincarnation" by BAND-MAID

“That’s In Canada” Standout Canadian Act of the Year - "Found Me" by Men I Trust

Nerdcore Track of the Year - "That Metroplex Life" by Wordburglar

“Stop, Collaborate & Listen” Award for Best Collaboration of The Year - "Wouldn't Want To Be Like You" by Sheryl Crow & St Vincent
Honorable mention - "Let's Face the Music and Dance" by Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra feat Sharon Van Etten

Holiday Themed Song of The Year - "Pancake Day" by John Dredge & The Plinths

Indie Perfection Award - "Kidding Around" by My Name Is Ian

Protest Song of The Year - Protest Song of The Year - "Post Patriarchy Disco" by Gaptooth

Zeitgeist Encapsulating Track of The Year - "Selfie Generation" by Brittle Head Girl

“Leather Jacket” Award for Best Rawk & Rawl - "One Track Mind"  by Leathers

“Brand New. You’re Retro” Award for Best Throwback Style - "Studio 26" by Casper Heyzeus

"Brother Bill's Future Flashback Award" - “10x10” by Pony Bradshaw

Library Themed Track of The Year - "I Never Agreed To Abide By Your By-Laws (On The Run)" by The Dolly Shakes

Wizard Rock track of The Year - "The Trace" by Harry and The Potters

Wrestling Themed Track of the Year - "The Sunset Flip" by Mega Ran featuring Austin Creed

Face-Melter of the Year - "Sting" by Ghost Chant

Astrological Soundscape of the Year - "Lost in Space" by My Heart, Your Thunder

Husband and Wife Team of the Year - "I Was On The News" by The Pom Poms

Best Pun-Based Band Name - "Spearfish" by Depeche Choad 


2019 PLAYLIST OBSCURA SONG OF THE YEAR - "Rainfall, Canada" by Fair Mothers
Honorable mention - "Something Beautiful" by Nine Year Sister

Reason To Be Hopeful For 2020 - "Grateful To The Gods" by Akira The Don & Marcus Aurelius


Awards  we didn't have time for on the show, but also deserve your attention:

Geographically Confusing Track of The Year - "Moon" by Alaskalaska  from London

Synthwave Track of The Year - "Invisible" by Hannah Diamond

"Straight Outta The Deen" award for Aberdonian Hip-Hop - "Standard Proceedure" by Ransom FA

Best Mashup of The Year - "Stayin Alone" by Offtopic

24 December 2019

Brutha Voodoo's Playlist Obscura Christmas Special 2019 Tracklist

Every track played on this week’s Christmas show:

“Brutha Voodoo Theme” by The Wiggly Tendrils

"No One Ever Breaks Up In The Winter" by Girlfriend Material
"No-One's Trying to Stop You Saying Christmas" by Phil Cooper
"Beside The Christmas Tree" by The Ragged Flags
"I Saw Three Ships" by CosmoMoose
"Happy Xmas (War  Is Over)" by Ingenious Devices
"Christmas Time Is Here" by John Dredge & The Plinths
"Christmas, Burn It All" by Randolph's Leap (feat The Olive Grove All-Stars)
"Winter Wonderland" by SBGB
"Possessed X-Mas" by Ocultulum
"Frosty The Snowman" by Jamie Barnes
"Christmas in the Borough of Our Birth" by Virgin of The Birds
"Star Wars Christmas" by Sci-Fried (Featuring Marc with a C)
"Walking In The Air" by Tall Poppies
"Christmas Day at The Motorway Services" by The Malibu  Storks
"What If Santa Claus is Just 20 Ferrets in a Red Suit" by Godammit Jeremiah
"Christmas Morn" by Roi
"c h e s t n u t s" by Vacation Bible School
"Christmas Train" by Sofia Talvik
"Credit Card Debt and Eggnog: A Murder Ballad" by The Radish Friends
"Drunk On Christmas" by The Reverend Terry Rice
"Hey Ho Ho Ho" by Backroom Stereo
"It's Christmas All Around" by Frank Sexuality and The Negative Emotions
"In The Bleak Midwinter" by Binaural Space
"I Wanted an iPad For Christmas" by Joel Drzycimski
"Meat Substitute Christmas" by The Slugs
"I Just Can't Quit You Xma$" by The Snake of June
"The Night Watchmen" by Life As Surface Noise

10 December 2019

Brutha Voodoo’s Playlist Obscura Tracklist 10th December 2019

Every track played on this week’s show, in no particular order:

“Brutha Voodoo Theme” by The Wiggly Tendrils

The Namecheck
"Marc Bolan" by Sid Ozalid
"20th Century Boy" by Marc Bolan and T.Rex

The Irregular Feature: #UnexpectedJapanesePopMusic
"Odora Never Cry" by Seira Kariya

That's Not The News That's Not
"Major Happy" by The Rutles

Then & Now
"The Power Of Love" & "While We're Young" by Huey Lewis and The News

Brother Bill’s Obscura Flashback
"The Man From Aphabaska" by Country Joe McDonald

Chiptune of the Week
"Dragonroll Palace" by dachampster

The Rest!
"Designer" by Tokyo Tea Room
"Sorcery & Sabotage" by Church of the Cosmic Skull
"Pretty Soon Your Grave Will Be A Landfill" by Suggested Friends
"Sweet Ghost Inc" by Elsa Lester
"Grapehead" by Grapehead
"Alabama" by Cherry Bleach
"Tonight" by Katy J Pearson
"1998" by Sunday Chocolate Club
"I Was On The News" by The Pom-Poms
"Stop" by Spartan Jet-Plex
"No Pity" by The Anthropophobia Project
"Howl" by Alexandra Savior
"Boogie Vibes" by pandUkkyi
"The Old House At Home" by Jumble Hole Clough
"Hugo" by The Jaywicks


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3 December 2019

Brutha Voodoo’s Playlist Obscura Tracklist 3rd December 2019

Every track played on this week’s show, in no particular order:

“Brutha Voodoo Theme” by The Wiggly Tendrils

The Namecheck
"The Ghost of Stevie Ray" by Sandi Thom
"Crossfire" by Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Irregular Feature: #ItAintWhereYouFromItsWhereYouAt
"Byron 88" by Aberdeen from Los Angeles, California

That's Not The News That's Not
"Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy" by Wax

Then & Now
"Sleep On The Left Side" & "No Rock: Save The Roll" by Cornershop

Brother Bill’s Obscura Flashback
"Samba De Verao" by Walter Wanderley

Chiptune of the Week
"Sword!" by Luis Quintero Co

The Rest!
"Witney" by Mount Forel
"Secret Is Out" by Nine Year Sister
"Your Car" by Jimmy Whispers
"Hello Honky Tonks" by Blood Everywhere
"Space Zombies Are Coming" by DWEEB CITY
"Memories" by Audiokicks ft Cara Mitchell
"Code Pilot" by My Heart, Your Thunder
"Rainfall, Canada" by Fair Mothers
"King Hit" by Royal Chant
"Zemlya" by Ana Zhdanova
"The Mighty Will Fall" by Andrew Byrne
"Wilderness" by Strange Waves
"Under Fire" by Vincent Draper
"Keepsake Box" by Terry vs Tori
"Simple Machine" by Newton Minnow
"It Hurts" by Split Pea

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26 November 2019

Brutha Voodoo’s Playlist Obscura Tracklist 26th November 2019

Every track played on this week’s show, in no particular order:

“Brutha Voodoo Theme” by The Wiggly Tendrils

The Namecheck
"Cool as Kim Deal" by The Dandy Warhols
"Cannonball" by The Breeders

The Irregular Feature: #OtherAberdeensAreAvailable
"Alternative Dimension" by Obsidian Tooth, from Aberdeen, South Dakota

That's Not The News That's Not
"Get Up, Stand Up" by Peter Tosh

Then & Now
"Fun For Me" by Moloko & "Narcissus" by Roisin Murphy

Brother Bill’s Obscura Flashback
"Sugar Mama" by Gwen Avery

Chiptune of the Week
"Man With A Gameboy Cartridge" by Pouale

The Rest!
"International Friendly" by Limo Cunningham
"I Disagree" by Poppy
"Magnifico" by Beat Finder General
"Who Could It Be" by Blonde Yoshimitsu
"All Rained Out" by November Suite
"The Sunset Flip" by Mega Ran ft Austin Creed
"H.M.S." by Cherry Bleach
"Dunnottar Seige" by Numbskulls
"Joelene" by Richard Turgeon
"I Never Cared" by Julia Klot
"Lucy" by Sleepy Gaucho
"Something More" by Evon Rose
"Meal For Two" by The Dolly Shakes
"Burning" by Ken Mac
"In The Hall of The Mountain King" by Magic Toes
"Stalking A Policeman" by Hot Left Pole

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19 November 2019

Brutha Voodoo’s Playlist Obscura Tracklist 19th November 2019

Every track played on this week’s show, in no particular order:

“Brutha Voodoo Theme” by The Wiggly Tendrils

The Namecheck
"The Feeling" by Tom Wilson Kellett
"Fill My Little World" by The Feeling

The Irregular Feature: #UnexpectedJapanesePopMusic
"Reincarnation" by BAND-MAID

That's Not The News That's Not
"Moving To Scotland" by Mitch Benn

Then & Now
"Fascination" & "Shadows" by Alphabeat

Brother Bill’s Obscura Flashback
"Mr Charlie" by Jake's Leg

Chiptune of the Week
"Without A Plan" by Professor Shyguy

The Rest!
"No Worries" by Chris Jaiden
"The World" by Luc Seacroft
"Hidden In Your Hands" by Electric Chinas
"Let's Be Bad" by Cash Registers
"Reggae Music Oneness" by Peace Development Crew & Colah Colah
"Pingu" by Biig Piig
"Ne Ne Boy" by Sid Ozalid & Jimmy Jazz
"Lets Care" by Human Power
"Bridges" by Substance Abuse feat. Aceyalone
"The Foundation" by Voodoo Visionary
"The Horse Elegy" by Winnie Richards
"My Word" by Good Sleepy
"Everything Is Just A Mess" by The Brook & The Bluff
"Persephone" by Heroes of Mediocrity
"Baywatch" by Pyroshane
"Pop All The Stars" by Emmett Kai
"Butter That Biscuit" by Diesel Rabbit

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