Songs Where Old Meets New

July 8, 2020
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Writer: Nilpferd

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Blue MondayOrkestra Obsoleteseverin
2InsomniaShowhawk DuoMussoliniHeadkick
3Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)Angelique Kidjosonofwebcore
4Kora (Live)GoGo PenguinDiscoMonster
5Gin and JuiceRichard Cheeseshoegazer
6Love in VainThe Rolling Stonesamylee
7Seaside RendezvousQueenOlive Butler
8Swan LakeMadnessPop Off!
9Wedding SongAnais Mitchelltincanman
10Summer is Icumen InRichard Thompsonnosuchzone
11Montego Bay SpleenSt. Germain (with Ernest Ranglin)Uncleben
12MysteronsPortisheadParaMhor

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Quizas Quizas QuizasIbrahim Ferrer & Omara Portuondountergunther
2Evening of LightNicoChris7572
3Statesboro BluesAllman Brothers Bandattwilightlarks
4MisirlouDick DaleTarquinSpodd
5SoleaMiles Davis9hairs9knots
6Smells Like Teen SpiritThe Ukelele OrchestraSuzi
7Puttin' On the RitzHerb Alpertmegadom
8CreepPostmodern Jukebox ft Haley ReinhartMogdog
9I Faram Gami I FaramMulatu Atatke & his Ethiopian Quintetpejepeine
10Lenny ValentinoThe Auteurshappyclapper
11Mary, MaryRun DMCMussoliniHeadkick
12The Lion Sleeps TonightBrian EnoTarquinSpodd

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Songs from Supergroup Albums

Nov 27, 2019
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Writer: Nilpferd

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 SongArtistNominated by
1Handle With CareThe Travelling Wilburystreefrogdemon
2De Camino a la VeredaBuena Vista Social Clubswawilg
3O.F.N.I. (Unidentified Flamenco Object)UHF (Ultra High Flamenco)Maki
4HighwomenThe Highwomentincanman2010
5Amazones PowerLes Amazones d'AfriqueUncleben
6Kala DjulaAli Farka Touré and Toumani DiabatéTempusfugit
7StopKooper-Bloomfield Super Session9hairs9knots
8Wondrous PlaceLast Shadow PuppetsParaMhor
9Get the MessageElectronicbarbryn
10Don't Mess with My ManLucy PearlPop Off!
11In the Name of the FatherBlack GrapeMussoliniHeadkick
12CochiseAudioslaveLeaveitallbehind

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 SongArtistNominated by
1Viva TiradoFania All Starspejepeine
2Cissy StrutFree CreekTatankaYotanka
3Batman and Robin Over the RoofsThe Sensational Guitars of Dan and DaleTraktor Albatrost
4Let's Make ItHooker 'n HeatIsabelleForshaw
5America's Most BluntedMadvillainUncleben
6SafariThe BreedersSkydog7
7Raise (63 Steps to Heaven)Bocca JuniorsShoegazer
8Dub PartyMad Professor & Lee Perrymagicman
9SuperthrusterHowie B / Sly and Robbieajostu
10HerculeanThe Good, the Bad, & the QueenMussoliniHeadkick
11Cosmic StrutMahavishnu OrchestraRavi
12MoB JoBOrnette Coleman, Pat Metheny and Charlie HadenAbahachi

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Songs That Defy Genre

Apr. 24, 2019
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Writer: nilpferd
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Oh My GodKatzenjammerseverin
2Un DiaJuana MolinaShoegazer
3Washing Machine HeartMitskiTarquinSpodd
4OtisThe Durutti ColumnUncleben
5Egyptian GardensKaleidoscopeShivSidecar
6MilkPenguin Cafe Orchestranosuchzone
7Bitters EndRoxy Musicmagicman
8When the Revolution ComesThe Last PoetsMussoliniHeadkick
9iKendrick Lamartincanman
10Watermelon ManHerbie HancockNicko
11Midnight Black EarthBohren & der Club of GoreAbahachi
12Ganges Delta BluesRy Cooder & V.M. BhattRavi Raman

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Pretty SaroShirley Collins & Davey Grahamtreefrogdemon
2Bathtime in ClerkenwellThe Real Tuesday Weldphilipphilip99
3Come Meh WaySudan ArchivesUncleben
4GalvestonPeter Blegvad & Andy Partridgemegadom
5LavenderKen NordineOliveButler
6Human BehaviourBjörkIsabelleForshaw
7"Theme"Moondogmegadom
8CowboysPortisheadAbahachi
9Wynona's Big Brown BeaverPrimusSweetHomeAlabama
10Skank Bloc BolognaScritti PolittiShivSidecar
11Glider EP remixes (Andrew Weatherall)My Bloody ValentineMussoliniHeadkick
12In the KitchenMatthew HerbertUncleben

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Songs by Trios

Nov. 28, 2018
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Writer: nilpferd
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Train and the RiverJimmy Giuffre TrioAbahachi
2My Blue TearsLinda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton & Emmylou HarrisSuzi
3Guajira Ven a GozarTrio Matamorospejepeine
4YazdahTrio Chemiranimagicman
5BardoGoGo PenguinDiscoMonster
6Everyone ElseLondon GrammarLeaveitallbehind
7Emergency!The Tony Williams LifetimeBanazirGalbasi
8Waltz for DebbyBill Evans Trionosuchzone
9Walking on the MoonThe PoliceFretlessBasser
10Can't Cheat KarmaZoundsCarpgate
11JumpersSleater-KinneyUncleben
12Fantasia SuiteAl Di Meola, John McLaughlin & Paco de LucíaChris7572

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Da Da DaTrioTraktor Albatrost
2I'm Yours and I'm HersJohnny Wintermegadom
3GuinnevereCrosby, Stills & NashGreatGrendel
4Ready or NotThe Fugeesswawilg
5Only a Paper Moon Nat King Cole TrioOliveButler
6Fuck Shit UpNonstop BodyTarquinSpodd
7Freak SceneDinosaur Jr.SongBarLandlord
8MisageLe Trio JoubranNicko
9Okonkole y TrompaJaco PastoriusFretlessBasser
10What Is This Thing Called LoveSonny Rollins TrioAlBahooky
11Tell Me WhyBronski BeatParaMhor
12Empty PagesTrafficShivSidecar

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Great Solo Performances

May 31, 2018
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Writer: nilpferd
At: The Guardian

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Peace PieceBill Evansflorian7
2That Joke Isn't Funny AnymoreJanice Whaleybarbryn
3AngieBert JanschYippeeYouCantSeeMe
4Atlantic CityBruce SpringsteenAddicks123
5Tom's DinerSuzanne VegaOlivesNightie
6Portrait of TracyJaco Pastoriuslachute
7Whitman's WoodJohn Surmanuntergunther
8PeauxKuniko KatoXanh_cay
9Another Man's Done GoneOdettaattwilightlarks
10Alla L'aa KeToumani DiabatéLyntonCrosby
11Hard Time Killing Floor BluesSkip Jamesonarope
12Monkey FistPhillip RoebuckShoegazer

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sketch for SummerDurutti ColumnHarryPilling
2The Saturday BoyBilly Braggdylan37
3Nothing in RamblingMemphis MinnieBeyondOurKev
4Fascinating RhythmJacob CollierXanh_cay
5Round MidnightJoe Passsonofwebcore
6I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)Thelonius Monkuntergunther
7Moondog's SymphonyMoondogbllckchps
8TodiCharanjit SinghRavi Raman
9Squarepusher ThemeSquarepusherLagado
10Nobody's Fault But MineBlind Willie JohnsonXanh_cay

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Music That Marks Artistic Trends of the 21st Century

May 23, 2018
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Writer: nilpferd
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Seven Nation ArmyThe White Stripesmegadom
2Punk PrayerPussy Riotseverin
3JobseekerSleaford ModsFretlessBasser
4American GuiltUnknown Mortal OrchestraShivSidecar
5Fix Up, Look SharpDizzee Rascalamylee
6LatchDisclosure ft Sam Smithmagicman
7Carbon 7 (161)JlinDiscoMonster
8Future StringsCatrin Finch & Sekou KeitaSuzi
9BinkySnarky PuppyLeaveitallbehind
10FormationBeyoncébishbosh
11Aint' Misbehavin'Jason Moran & Meshell Ndegeocellountergunther
12PynkJanelle Monáebarbryn

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Best of TimesSage FrancisLeaveitallbehind
2Change of the GuardKamasi Washingtonmagicman
3TeardropsThe XXnosuchzone
4PillsSt. Vincentbishbosh
5Lucky GirlFazerdazeTarquinSpodd
6Work ItMissy Elliottmagicman
7Smells Like Teen SpiritRobert Glasper Experimentuntergunther
8My Queen is Ada EastmanSons of KemetAlBahooky
9HopoponoGoGo PenguinFretlessBasser
10Blacker the BerryKendrick Lamarmagicman
11Video GamesLana del RayParaMhor
12Laissez PasserTootArdUncleben

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