Tonight Michele K-tel lends a late night nod to word jazz maestro Ken Nordine (RIP) along w/ new sndz from Bloodshot Bill, Scottish storyteller James Yorkston, screamers Xiu Xiu, Vancouver's N0V3L plus hop on for a California desert road trip w/The Mekons!


  1. Reaching Into In by Ken Nordine on The Beat Generation (Rhino)
  2. Take Me for a Ride by Bloodshot Bill on Come Get Your Love Right Now (Goner)
  3. 101 is a Hard Road to Travel by John Fahey on The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death (Takoma)
  4. Don't Drink & Drive (You Might Spill Some) by Julian Cope on Drunken Songs (Head Heritage)
  5. Encendemos by YANGA on Liberate, Volumen 1&2 (Names You Can Trust)
  6. Lawrence of California by Mekons on Deserted (Bloodshot)
  7. Bring Me the Fat in California by The Killer Shrews on The Killer Shrews (Enemy)
  8. California It's My Scene by Richard Conway-Jones on The Best of Richard Conway-Jones (Ba Da Bing!)
  9. I Heart California by Admiral Radley on I Heart California (The Ship)
  10. California Song by Mountain Goats on Sweden (Shrimper)
  11. Pre-California by Bill MacKay on Fountain Fire (Drag City)
  12. Break
  13. My Mouth Ain't No Bible by James Yorkston on The Route to the Harmonium (Domino)
  14. Just a Breather (demo) by Ken Nordine on You're Getting Better: The Word Jazz Dot Masters (Hip-O Select)
  15. Scisssssssors by Xiu Xiu on Girl with Basket of Fruit (Polyvinyl Records)
  16. Imetawan by ahmed ag kaedy on Akaline Kidal (Sahel Sounds)
  17. No Time by Bas Jan on Instant Nostalgia EP (Lost Map)
  18. Out Of Time (Live Acoustic at The Atlanta Tabernacle, 26-7-2003) by Blur on 5 track EP (The Observer)
  19. What Time Is It? (feat. The Fred Katz Group) by Ken Nordine on You're Getting Better - Word Jazz Dot Masters (Hip-O Select)
  20. What Time is It? by The Jive Five on Doo Wop Classics (Essential Media)
  21. Time Keeps on Slipping (feat. Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator & Kid Koala) by Deltron 3030 on Deltron 3030 (Deltron Projects)
  22. Sign on the Line by NOV3L on Novel (Flemish Eye)
  23. Break
  24. Decisions, Decisions by Kelley Stoltz on Natural Causes (Banana & Louie)
  25. Anti-Hand Man by Rays on You Can Get There From Here (Trouble in Mind)
  26. Don't You Wish? (live) by Ken Nordine on Night Music 1989 (TV Show Recording)
  27. LDN's Burning (feat. Moses Boyd & Nubya Garcia) by Theon Cross on FYAH (International Anthem)
  28. Shouting at the Wall by Flat Worms on Into the Iris (Drag City)
  29. Break
  30. Never Enough by Piroshka on Brick Bat (Bella Union)
  31. вас YOU by Kate NV on для FOR (RVING INT)
  32. As of Now by Ken Nordine on A Transparent Mask (Asphodel)