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WFMU #NewRekkid o'Day: Household Items (Dull Knife)

Taut Brooklyn postpunk ala YMG/Slant6, conjures up sonic memories of the Raincoats and Kleenex/Liliput in the best of ways. Hear them live on Liz B’s show October 29th.

Wendy Rene, “The Same Guy”

From WFMU’s new release of the day: After Laughter Comes Tears: Complete Stax & Volt Singles + Rarities 1964-1965. [Light in the Attic Records]

Wendy Rene was christened by Otis Redding on signing to Stax as a teenager in 1963. Her classic, organ-driven “After Laughter (Comes Tears)” has been covered or sampled by everyone from Wu Tang Clan (“Tearz”, from 36 Chambers) to Alicia Keys (“Where Do We Go From Here”), Lykke Li and El Perro Del Mar. [Light in the Attic Records]


Xaddax, “Lives on Nerves" (youtube)

This is a track from WFMU’s #NewRekkid of the Day, spazzwave duo with ex-Dazzling Killmen/Sicbay members Xaddax (NYC). Counterclockwork is on Skin Graft records.

Bolbol Al-Hejaz and Soni Ahmad, “Mushtaq”

This is a track from WFMU’s New Release of the DayQat, Coffee & Qambus: Raw 45s from Yemen (Dust-To-Digital). 

“An LP compilation of rare, Yemeni vinyl singles, showcasing the little-documented, evolving local music styles in the 1960s and ‘70s. Vintage oud and vocal music inspired by the qat-chewing, coffee-sipping, qambus-playing culture of Yemen.” (Dust-To-Digital)