Monday, February 25, 2013

Oracle: Another Ambassador of Peace & Magic...

Here we go with another Monday.  Hop on the Oracle train and let's go for a here for your listening enjoyment: and check the play list below:

Oracle 126

Set 1

Intro-Dungen-Tio Bitar (2007 Sweden)
There's a Woman-Sapphire Thinkers-From Within (1968 USA)
Talking To You-The Savage Resurrection-S/T (1968 USA)
Ma Ti Aspetto-Il Balletto di Bronzo-Sirio 2222 (1970 Italy)
Sacred Cows-Bent Wind-Sussex (1969 Canada)
Clear The Air-Jacco Gardner-Cabinet of Curiosities (2013 Netherlands)
There Is a Happy Land-David Bowie-S/T (1967 UK)

Set 2

Looking Through Baby Blue-Elephant Stone-S/T (2013 Canada)
San Francisco-Foxygen-We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic (2013 USA)
Girl In Your Eye-Spirit-S/T (1968 USA)
Bera Yo Isoge-The Mops-Psychedelic Sounds In Japan (1968 Japan)
My World Fell Down-Sagittarius-Single (1967 USA)*
You Can't Erase a Mirror-Children of the Mushroom-Single (1967 USA)
Easy Street-Amanaz-Africa (1975 Africa)
When There's Woman-Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band-Safe As Milk (1967 USA)

Set 3

Poszlabym Za Toba-Breakout-Na Drugim Brzegu Teczy (1969 Poland)
Revolution-Tomorrow-S/T (1968 UK)
Epistle To Paradise-Plastic Cloud-S/T (1968 Canada)
Sweden-Beaulieu Porch-S/T (2013 UK)
Shadows Breaking Over My Head-The Left Banke-Walk Away Renee/Pretty Ballerina (1967 USA)
Empty Like a Little Child-The Asteroid #4-These Flowers of Ours (2008 USA)
The Only-Julie Doiron-So Many Days (2013 Canada)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

More Afro-Psych!!

The Swirling Psychedelic Sounds of Africa...

A tribute to Black History Month Oracle once again delves into the archives of Africa for an astounding show featuring traditional African rhythms paired with Summer of Love psychedelics and a smattering of a copy of the show here and get ready to shake it!

Presenting Oracle's 3rd Annual Black History Month Special play list:

Oracle 125

Set 1

Mayo Mayo-Matata-S/T (1972 Nigeria)
Freaking Out-Question Mark-S/T (1977 Nigeria)
Easy Street-Amanaz-Africa (1975 Zambia)
Adieu-Ofege-Try and Love (1973 Nigeria)
Alemiye-Mulatu Astatke feat. Belaynesh Wubante & Assegedetch Mulatu-Single (1974 Ethiopia)
Extraordinary Woman-Psychedelic Aliens-Psycho African Beat (1970 Ghana)

Set 2

Ubalwa Ne Chamba-The Peace-Black Power (1970's Zambia)
Keleya-Moussa Doumbia-S/T (1975 Abidjan)
Fuel For Love-Wrinkars Experience-(Nigeria)
Respect-Kukumbas-Single (1971 Nigeria)
Nizaka Panga Ngozi-Ngozi Family-45,000 Volts (1977 Zambia)
Love's a Real Thing-Super Eagles-Viva (1972 Gambia)

Set 3

Strange Dream-WITCH-Lazy Bones (1975 Zambia)
Feeling High-WITCH-Introduction (1973 Zambia)
Africa-Steele Beauttah-Single (1976 Kenya)
Mabala-Yahoos-Afro Rock Vol. 1
Sunshine Love-Rikki Illilonga & Musi-O-Tunya-Dark Sunrise (Zambia)
Odenigbo-The Wings-Kissing You So Hard (1973 Nigeria)

Monday, February 11, 2013

Delicious Free Downloads...

MMM...tasty!  I love buying music, no doubt about that but...

when a label or band offers free music, who am I to refuse??

Feast your eyes on these offerings and enjoy!

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To Bend Beyond...

Here is the de-lovely play list for today's show...
Check out the broadcast here:

Today's Oracle was quite blooper filled but the music selections were sweet indeed.  Check out the list below and see if there is anything there that intrigues, tickles your fancy and what-have-you....

Presenting Oracle 124

Set 1

Music-Kaleidoscope-Faintly Blowing (1968 UK)
Bend Beyond-Woods-Bend Beyond (2012 USA)
Looking Thru Baby Blue-Elephant Stone-S/T (2013 Canada)
Night of the Hunter-Soft Hearted Scientists-False Lights (2013 UK)
Pod So Mnou-Prudy-Zvonte, Zvonky (1968 Czech Rep)
Can You Hear The Bells?-High Dials-A New Devotion (2003 Canada)
Jumpin' Jack Flash-Ananda Shankar-S/T (1970 India)

Set 2

Satisfyin' Sunday-The Underground-Single (1966 USA)
Stratofoam-Colour Haze-Tempel (2006 Germany)
Don't Play With Guns-Black Angels-Indigo Meadow (TBR in April) (2013 USA)
The Serpentine-Dee Dee Dums-Single (2007 Australia)
Under The Rainbow-The End-Introspection (1969 UK)

Set 3

Hate-Bent Wind-Sussex (1969 Canada)
Raining-Paper Garden-The Paper Garden Presents (1968 USA)
House of Four Doors-The Moody Blues-In Search of the Lost Chord (1968 UK)
Virgil-Beaulieu Porch-S/T (2013 UK)
Primrose-The Essex Green-Everything Is Green (1999 USA)
Nickel and a Dime-Ian Skelly-Cut From a Star (2012 UK)
Hungry All The Time-Easy Targets-Pop Psych In Toronto Comp. (2008 Canada)

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

New Music & Concerts Oh My!!

Oracle loves Elephant Stone, Tame Impala, The Allah-Las & The Black Angels!!!

And to think all of them are kicking out the jams this Spring at a venue near you...

and yes, I am indeed going broke with all this music madness..check out the links and pics below for the necessary deets...

Very psyched for the March 7th show @ St. Andrew's Hall (sold out)

Oh yes, The Black Angels have a new single and they're playing the Magic Stick on April 15...

Hope to see you at the shows!

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sell Me a Coat on This Blustery Day...

This Monday's Oracle took you on a very heavy trip indeed.  The good ship Oracle made stops all over the world:  Poland, Sweden, Croatia, Israel and of course the usual destinations within North America and the UK.  Check out the episode here: and read below for the complete track listing.  Join Oracle on Facebook for groovy vibes all week long.  Video posts, concert info and a forum for you to make requests or just say "hi"

Oracle 123

Set 1

Minds Eye-The Myrrors-Burning Circles In The Sky (2008 USA)
Catch-Darker My Love-S/T (2006 USA)
Follow Me There-The Works-S/T (2005 Sweden)
Knegarliv-Life On Earth!-Bomkraftens Frukt EP (2010 Sweden)
Reve de Silence-Les Goths-S/T (1968 France)
Pictures In My Mind-The Churchills-S/T (1968 Israel)
Nice To See You-The Left Banke-The Left Banke Too (1968 USA)

Set 2

Zvonte, Zvonky-Prudy-Zvonte, Zvonky (1968 Croatia)
Sell Me a Coat-David Bowie-S/T (1969 UK)
Eyes of Nature-The Souls of Inspyration-S/T  (USA)
Good Dream-Rockadrome-Royal American 20th Century Blues (1968 Canada)
Anit Gandja-Brim-Single (1972 Indonesia)
Vikings-The Black Angels-Directions To See a Ghost (2008 USA)

Set 3

It's Only Love-Ian Skelly-Cut From a Star (2012 UK)
Heavy Moon-Elephant Stone-S/T (2013 Canada)
Faintly Blowing-Kaleidoscope-Faintly Blowing (1968 UK)
That's The Story of My Life-Velvet Underground-S/T (1969 USA)
Heavy Stones-Chad VanGaalen-Diaper Island (2011 Canada)
Sacrifice of The Moon-Ultimate Spinach-S/T (1968 USA)
Pinch of Chalk-Saffron Sect-Pop Psych Toronto (Optical Sounds Compilation) (2008 Canada)
Another Nocturnal Day-B 17-Pop Psych Toronto (Optical Sounds Compilation) (2008 Canada)