Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891

Lettres

Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

THE DIFFERENCE HOURS on SYN 907 – Playlists

Penned upon the 15th of March, 2006

Week one 4/3 – INTRODUCTION
In which Sir Frederick introduced the show.
Features this week:
TEACUP IN A STORM
MERDRE ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (prologue)
Music:
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – Alligator Wine
Zombie Ghost Train – On The Line
Dresden Dolls – The Time Has Come
Katzenjammer Kabarett – The Crowd Around
Tom Waits – Just The Right Bullets
Leadbelly – New York City
Rasputina – My Little Shirtwaist Fire
Sforzando – A Night on the Piss
Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science
The Decemberists – July, July!
Rosin Coven – Skydivin’
PJ Harvey – You Come Through
Vernian Process – Porcelain Crusaders
Jill Tracy – Hour After Hour
Reverend Glasseye – 17 Lashes
Firewater – Dark Days Indeed
Gogol Bordello & J.U.F. – Bassar (East Balkan Train Robbery)
Marlene Dietrich – Naughty Lola
Fred Astaire – Puttin’ On The Ritz
The HellBlinki Sextet – Can Be Free

Week two 11/3 – IMPRESSIONISM AND JOIE DE VIVRE
In which Sir Frederick celebrates the simple pleasures of life, sights, sounds and tastes.
Features this week:
TEACUP IN A STORM
TOP FIVE REASONS TO IRRATIONALLY HATE OTHER PEOPLE
STORY TIME
Music this week:
Gogol Bordello/JUF – The Lash Wish Of The Bride
Rasputina – Rusty the Skatemaker
Ben Houge – The Tarant Sewers
Elliot Goldenthal – El Gusto
David J – This Vicious Cabaret
Tom Waits – I’ll Shoot The Moon
Gilbert & Sullivan – When I Was A Lad (HMS Pinafore)
Claude Debussy – Beau Soir
Aphex Twin – Nannou
Nina Hagen – Let Me Entertain You
Jill Tracy – The Fine Art of Poisoning
Joanna Newsom – Peach, Plum, Pear
Kurt Weill – The Ballad of Mack the Knife
Marlene Dietrich – Cabaret
The Decemberists – Red Right Ankle
Lamb – Heaven
Besh o droM – Space Maudi
Jeff Wayne – The Eve of the War
Tori Amos – Get Out Of My Garden
Morphine – Mary Won’t You Call my Name?
Polyanka Russian Gypsy Orchestra – Little Meadow


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