ARC MIX Vol. 25: Feel The Music – Part One (Paul Major)


After stints playing in bands in St. Louis and Los Angeles, Paul Major moved to New York in 1978 and spent the next few years embroiled in the city’s explosive punk scene (most notably as part of the proto-speed metal band the Sorcerers). All the while, he found himself cultivating an extensive knowledge of rare and bizarre LPs. As his expertise in obscure collecting grew, Paul began a mail-order LP business, and his catalogs soon became must-reads for their mixture of hard-won crate-digging knowledge and witty, one-of-a-kind music writing—holy texts for psychedelic lifers the world over. Starting in 1997, Paul put his decades of experience to work as the singer and guitarist of the band Endless Boogie, whose skewed, no-frills take on rock has renewed his status as a preeminent voice on the farthest, weirdest margins of popular music.

  1. Stonewall - Outer Spaced
  2. Clap - Out Of The Shadows
  3. Dark - Maypole
  4. Darius - I Feel The Need To Carry On
  5. Bent Wind - Riverside
  6. D.R. Hooker - This Thing
  7. Damon - Song Of A Gypsy
  8. Pussy - Comets
  9. Marcus - City Of In Between
  10. Crash Coffin - Alone Together
  11. Jade Stone & Luv - Reality
  12. Fraction - Come Out Of Her
  13. Cosmic Michael - Theme
  14. New Dawn - Life Goes On
  15. Michael Farneti - Movie Star
  16. Cold Sun - Here In The Year
  17. Arcesia - White Panther
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ARC Mix Vol. 24: Spirit of 76 (John Ingham)

John Ingham is one of the pioneers who championed Punk and helped change music forever. Writing under the nom-de-typewriter “Jonh Ingham” for the weekly music paper Sounds, he saw and famously conducted the first-ever interview with the Sex Pistols in April 1976. Convinced he had witnessed the future of music he followed them throughout the year, seeing at close range their evolution at historic gigs, including the first time they played “Anarchy In The UK,” and even bailed Sid Vicious out of jail. He also saw and wrote the first reviews of the Damned, the Buzzcocks, the Clash and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

  1. Shadows Of Knight - Oh Yeah
  2. Mystic Eyes - Them
  3. the Clash - I'm So Bored With the USA (live)
  4. Dillinger - Cokane In My Brain (original version)
  5. Can - Dizzy Dizzy
  6. Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire
  7. The Modern Lovers - Pablo Picasso
  8. Iggy & The Stooges - Penetration (bowie mix)
  9. Rihanna - Desperado
  10. Talking Heads - Drugs (original version)
  11. Lee "Scratch" Perry - Kentucky Skank
  12. Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
  13. The B-52's - Private Idaho
  14. Wall Of Voodoo - The Passenger
  15. The Weirdos - Destroy All Music
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ARC Mix Vol. 23: God Save Sex Pistols (Wesley Stokes)


Wesley Stokes is an archivist, artist, and writer whose work has been exhibited internationally. He was a co-editor of The Skeleton News; a writer for Stop Smiling Magazine, Punk Planet, Room 220, and Pelican Bomb; and the creator of the zine, Young Is Dumb. He was the Program Director of NP Contemporary Art Center in the Lower East Side and has programmed film series in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York. Born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, you can catch his DJ Coconut radio show on 8-Ball Radio every Wednesday night from 6:30-9pm ET

  1. Sex Pistols – Holidays In The Sun (Never Mind The Bollocks)
  2. Sex Pistols – Submission (Live at the 76 Club, Burton On Trent, September 24 1976)
  3. Sex Pistols – No Feelings (Live at the 76 Club, Burton On Trent, September 24 1976)
  4. The Damned – New Rose (Damned Damned Damned)
  5. The Boys – Cop Cars (The Boys)
  6. Generation X – Gimme Some Truth (Generation X)
  7. Sex Pistols – I Wanna Be Me (The Great Rock n’ Roll Swindle OST)
  8. Sex Pistols – Pretty Vacant (Live at Chelmsford Top Security Prison, Chelmsford, September 17 1976)
  9. Sex Pistols – Problems (Live at Chelmsford Top Security Prison, Chelmsford, September 17 1976)
  10. The Clash – Complete Control (Bonds Int. Casino, NYC, June 9 1981)
  11. Sex Pistols – Seventeen (Live at the 76 Club, Burton On Trent, September 24 1976)
  12. Sex Pistols – Liar (Screen On The Green Cinema Islington, 1976)
  13. Siouxsie & The Banshees – Carcass (The Scream)
  14. Sex Pistols – God Save The Queen (Never Mind The Bollocks)
  15. Sex Pistols – Anarchy In The UK (Never Mind The Bollocks)
  16. Sex Pistols – (I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone (Live at Chelmsford Top Security Prison, Chelmsford, September 17 1976)
  17. Sid Vicious – Born To Lose (Sid Sings, Huddersfield, December 25 1977)
  18. Sid Vicious – My Way (Sid Sings, Paris, 1979)
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ARC Mix Vol. 22: Flying Saucers Are Real! (Jonathan Toubin)

Jonathan Toubin has spent over 2000 nights redefining nightlife on five continents by juxtaposing raw, wild, and uncommon 50s/60s vinyl for contemporary dance floors. His 45rpm vinyl can be heard at the Soul Clap and Dance-Off and other legendary New York Night Train parties. Toubin's work can be found on Burger Records, Norton Records, and in night clubs, rock concerts, and festivals worldwide.
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ARC Mix Vol. 21: Reverberation


Reverberation Radio is a collective composed of Allah-Las and six other friends who have shared music over many years. The group rotates every week making mixes. Tune in:

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ARC Mix Vol. 20: Smithsonian Folkways


Emily Hillard, West Virginia state folklorist, brings us Deep Cuts from the Smithsonian Folkways Collection for the latest installment. Beyond her time at Folkways, Emily’s DJs on community radio, plays old-time fiddle, and writes the pie blog Nothing in the House.

  1. The Poplin Family - River of Jordan
  2. Shirley Elizabeth Collins - Richie Story - The Earl of Weymss
  3. Tony Schwartz - Street Musicians / Times Square Accordionist / Carnegie Hall
  4. The McIntosh County Shouters - Sign of the Judgement
  5. Grup Bamba Puang - Kemayoran
  6. Helen Cockram - The Pinnacle Mountain Silver Mine
  7. Elisabeth Landreneau - Petit bonhomme, Un
  8. Mark Rummery, Cathy Overden, Chris Sullivan, Barry McDonaly - The Lad from Erin's Isle
  9. A.L. Phipps and the Phipps Family - Away Over in the Promised Land
  10. Ola Belle Reed, Bud Reed, David Reed - Springtime of Life
  11. Ensemble Hilka - Oi Pan Khaziaïn, Chy le Yy Vdoma
  12. The Starlight Gospel Singers - In That New Jerusalem
  13. Williamu Osale - Vijana Niwambie
  14. Dariush Dolat-Shahi - Hur
  15. George, Fanny, and Peggy Lou Herod - Travelin' Shoes
  16. Dembo Konte - Sutukung Kumbu Sora and Solo (Tomora Ba Tuning)
  17. Emmett Brand - The Chickens and Crows
  18. Michael Hurley - Blue Mountain
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