Friday, April 27, 2007

Another singing movie star!

Early March we added actor Samuel L. Jackson singing/talking the blues in Stackolee to the playlist.
It is a song from the soundtrack to his movie Black Snake Moan. Read more here.

This month we're surprised to get Salma Hayek delivering a nice vocal on the track Siente Mi Amor from the CD Mexican Spaghetti Western. The CD is from director Roberto Rodriguez band Chingon.

Thursday, April 26, 2007

(Almost) Weekend music: Sahara Hotnights

Not just to get a new post up here, but a chance to show off a band that started out garage/rock more than 10 years ago and has moved towards pop; Sahara Hotnights. A Swedish band originally from a small town not far from where Radio Dupree HQ lies. And that's another good reason to feature this brand new video:

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Steely Dan 2007: Stockholm July 17!

Finally! The rumoured gig in Stockholm, Sweden July 17 is official! Tickets on sale April 19.
Radio Dupree - headquarters located in Sweden - is celebrating all day (and most of the night).

Monday, April 16, 2007

Happy Birthday to us!

Yes, we're four years old today and thought we'd celebrate it with a cake ... oh, no! Make that cheese & onions!

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Radio Dupree four years old on April 16

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And while we wait we wait...

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* Differences in Steely Dan's upcoming tour *

USA - 26 dates in May and June. Sam Yahel Organ Trio opening act on 19 of them.
Europe - 14 dates in July. No opening act.
Japan - 15 dates in August and September. No opening act.
Australia/New Zealand - 9 dates in September. World Party opening act.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Donald Fagen Nighfly boxed set extras

The full press release is up on, but here are the main points of the boxed set The Nightfly Trilogy:

* The release date has ben changed once again, from May 23 to June 5.
* Rhino Records calls the DVD:s MVI (Music Video Interactive). They contain both music and video.
* Brand new liner notes from Donald himself.
* All the albums in three different mixes; stereo, DTS 5.1 and Dolby 5.1.
* Track listing:


1. "I.G.Y."
2. "Green Flower Street"
3. "Ruby Baby"
4. "Maxine"
5. "New Frontier"
6. "The Nightfly"
7. "The Goodbye Look"
8. "Walk Between Raindrops"

Bonus Audio:
1. "True Companion"
2. "Green Flower Street" (Live)
3. "Century's End"

Bonus Video:
1. "New Frontier"
2. "Century's End"


1. "Trans-Island Skyway"
2. "Countermoon"
3. "Springtime"
4. "Snowbound"
5. "Tomorrow's Girls"
6. "Florida Room"
7. "On The Dunes"
8. "Teahouse On The Tracks"

Bonus Audio:
1. "Big Noise New York"
2. "Confide In Me"
3. "Blue Lou"
4. "Shanghai Confidential"
5. Dean Seay Interview/Reprise Promo (1993)

Bonus Video:
1. "Tomorrow's Girls"
2. "Snowbound"
3. Kamakiriad Behind The Scenes Documentary


1. "Morph The Cat"
2. "H Gang"
3. "What I Do"
4. "Brite Nitegown"
5. "The Great Pagoda Of Funn"
6. "Security Joan"
7. "The Night Belongs To Mona"
8. "Mary Shut The Garden Door"
9. "Morph The Cat" (Reprise)

Bonus Audio:
1. "Rhymes"
2. "Hank's Pad" (Live)*
3. "Viva Rock And Roll"*
4. World Cafe Interview

*Previously Unreleased

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Steely Dan 2007: Australia & New Zealand

The tour expands...
Steely Dan will play Australia & New Zealand for the first time ever as the world tour leaves Japan and goes south.

Sep 08 - Sandalford Winery - Swan Valley/Perth Australia
Sep 11 - Adelaide Entertainment Center - Adelaide Australia
Sep 13 - AIS Arena - Canberra Australia
Sep 15 - Bimbadgen Estate - Hunter Valley Australia
Sep 16 - Brisbane Entertainment Center - Brisbane Australia
Sep 18 - Sydney Entertainment Center - Sydney Australia
Sep 20 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne Australia
Sep 22 - Vector Arena - Auckland New Zealand
Sep 24 - Westpac Arena - Christchurch New Zealand

Saturday, April 07, 2007

Cleaner destroyed Beatles pics

Seven original photos of The Beatles were sent to a waste compactor by an inexperienced cleaner when cleaning an office at EMI's photographic office in 2001. reports that EMI now is suing the cleaner's employer, claiming the pics to have been "historically important and valuable" and worth £700,000.
One of the photos was used for the Please, Please Me album. Except from the Beatles photographs, another 452 transparencies and negatives were destroyed that evening when the cleaner worked in the EMI office.

Sunday, April 01, 2007

New Zappa CD out!

This just in: There is a new authorized Zappa live two disc set available: "Vaulternative Records is proud to present another scintillating sojourn in the tour itinerary of stages past."
It is a full concert recorded in Buffalo, New York in October 1980. Lineup: FZ, Steve Vai, Arthur Barrow, Vinnie Colaiuta, Tommy Mars, Bob Harris, Ray White and Ike Willis.
The document FZshows indicates that the Buffalo concert took place on October 25th. Location: The Memorial Auditorium.
Here is the track listing published on
01. Chunga’s Revenge 8:34
02. You Are What You Is 4:12
03. Mudd Club 3:02
04. The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing 3:21
05. Cosmik Debris 3:50
06. Keep It Greasy 2:58
07. Tinsel Town Rebellion 4:19
08. Buffalo Drowning Witch 2:44
09. Honey, Don’t You Want A Man Like Me? 4:36
10. Pick Me, I’m Clean 10:15
11. Dead Girls Of London 3:02
12. Shall We Take Ourselves Seriously? 1:36
13. City Of Tiny Lites 9:58
01. Easy Meat 9:26
02. Ain’t Got No Heart 2:00
03. The Torture Never Stops 23:36
04. Broken Hearts Are For Assholes 3:39
05. I’m So Cute 1:38
06. Andy 8:14
07. Joe’s Garage 2:12
08. Dancing Fool 3:36
09. The “Real World” Thematic Extrapolations 8:53
10. Stick It Out 5:36
11. I Don’t Wanna Get Drafted 2:48
12. Bobby Brown 2:42
13. Ms Pinky 3:48