Hello, music lovers. Please come on into the Listening Party rumpus room where Dave and Mary have sat down together again to listen to some fantastic music (according to Dave) – Mary isn’t quite as convinced that it’s all fantastic

This week, Dave and Mary move on to the final disc of Thomas Callaway’s three disc mixtape compilation and begin at the beginning with side one, featuring:

  1. The Association – “Come On In” – Birthday, 1967
  2. The Monochrome Set – “He’s Frank (Slight Return)” – Volume, Contrast, Brilliance – Sessions & Singles Vol. 1, 1983
  3. Local Rabbits – “Purple & Grey” – This Is It Here We Go, 2002
  4. The Fall – “Pantwork” – This Nation’s Saving Grace, 1985
  5. No Fun – “Modigliani” – Ghost Paper Boy in Robin’s Gay Trailer Park, 1982
  6. The Kinks – “Berkeley Mews” – The Kinks Chronicles, 1972
  7. Elvis Costello – “Watch Your Step” – Trust, 1980
  8. Serge Gainsbourg – “Initials B.B.” – Initials B.B., 1968
  9. Stereolab – “Barock-Plastik” – The Last of the Microbe Hunters EP, 2000
  10. Fanny – “Borrowed Time” – Fanny Hill, 1972
  11. Field Music – “A Gap Has Appeared” – Tones of Town, 2007
  12. American Music Club – “The Decibels and the Little Pills” – The Golden Age, 2008

Also featured on the show this week:

  • The Monkees – “Come On In” – Missing Links Vol. 2, 1990 (We didn’t mention it on the show, but the lead vocals are by Peter Tork)
  • Local Rabbits – “Record Body Count” – Secret Session, 2007