ALLSORTS Stays Safe In Sound

On this edition: Michele K-tel stays "Safe In Sound" with a new Joyful Noise quarantine compilation, new marvelous sndz from Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, Ava Rocha y Los Toscos plus a jangly pop pep talk from 11-year-old LEXX & the Roadzies.


  1. Frenesi by Perez Prado & His Orchestra on The Best Of Perez Prado: The Original Mambo #5 (Rhino)
  2. Don't Give Up by Lexx and the Roadzies (Bandcamp)
  3. Philosophy of the World by Rob Crow & Family on Safe in Sound (Joyful Noise)
  4. What Should I Do? by The Shaggs on Philosophy of the World (Light in the Attic)
  5. Hold Your Own by Kate Tempest on Dazed & Confused Session (Live at Home)
  6. Holdin' Me Down by Dead Ghosts on Automatic Changer (Burger Records)
  7. How Could I by Thao & the Get Down Stay Down on Temple (Ribbon Music)
  8. The Crutch by Gil Scott-Heron & Makaya McCraven on We're New Here (A Reimagining) (XL)
  9. Running by Joan As Policewoman on Cover Two (Sweet Police)
  10. Running with the Mothmen by Shriekback on Life in the Loading Zone (Malicious Damage)
  11. Staying At Home by Jad Fair & HIFIKLUB on Safe in Sound (Joyful Noise)
  12. Sweatpants People by Nicholas Aives on Golden Sounds of Covid-19 (Curly Cassettes)
  13. Favorite Bar by Magnetic Fields on Quickies EP (Merge)
  14. Woyaya by The Fifth Dimension on Living Together, Growing Together (Bell)
  15. Saturnine Night by Deradoorian on Find the Sun (Anti)
  16. Isolation by Dirty Projectors (Domino)
  17. You and Isolation by Tall Tall Trees on Safe in Sound (Joyful Noise)
  18. Llorare Lloraras by Ava Rocha y Los Toscos on Caminando Sobre Huesos / Llorare Lloraras (Names You Can Trust)
  19. Merengue sin Letra by El Conjunto on Antologia 2 (self-released)
  20. Cucaracha by Galore on Galore (Rocks In Your Head)
  21. The Top Shelf by The Nightingales on Four Against Fate (Tiny Global Productions)
  22. What It Takes by Esther Rose on Co-Mission: An Artist Relief Compliation Vol. 1 (Folkadelphia)
  23. Mountain Top by Built to Spill on BTS Plays the Songs of Daniel Johnston (Ernest Jenning Record Co.)
  24. Perfect Day by RVG on Feral (Fire)
  25. I'm Set Free (VU cover) by James Yorkston on That. Summer, We Flew (Domino)
  26. If I Am Lucky by Salt House on Huam (Hudson)
  27. Hopeful Assassins of Zeno by Mountain Goats on Songs for Pierre Chuvin (Merge)
  28. Break
  29. Nosebleed by Sarah Coolidge on Sports Fan EP (Copper Mouth)
  30. Weak for Your Love by Thee Sacred Souls on Penrose Records Vol. 1 (Daptone)
  31. No Contact by Zachary Barbery on Golden Sounds of Covid-19 (Curly Cassettes)
  32. Online by Charles Irwin on Singles (308) (758415 Records DK)
  33. Where Did all the Time go? by Wished Bone & Spencer Radcliffe on A Bug Crawled in the Piano (self-released)