Do you hoard music so much you don't know what you have? My house is litterd with CDs and LPs I trip over on entry. Endlessly, I am poised to buy music I hear on WFMU, but discover I bought it on a music bender and never got it on the stereo. Here are instances of WFMU DJs being miles ahead.
In March 2009, Small Change played a track from Alain Goraguer's La Planete Sauvage score, 1969 jazz rock by Stark Reality, then Duke Edwards And The Young Ones' "Man," a jazz soul civil rights protest piece from 1968 . Edwards joined Rhinoceros after making the album. The whole set is a masterpiece: You feel you are hearing one long track.
Here is some little known prog: Scott WIlliams played Flasket Brinner last September. Brian Turner played some of Andy Votel's Vertigo Mixed, which used samples of "(Oh No Not) The Beast Day," by Marsha Hunt's 22, and "Three Sisters" by Affinity.
If you know Focus Group, it is probably from what will unfortunately be the last Broadcast album of new material. Here is some without Broadcast from Music From Daddy's Hideaway..
I know next to nothing about reggae, but I am learning via Scott McDowell, who played Horace Andy on the Long Rally. Bill Kelly, on Teenage Wasteland, reminded me to play more straight rock and roll with The Charms. The gold at the bottom of a pile is no less valuable
Teach me a trick or two. Go through your collection, check the archives, and comment.