Friday, December 22, 2006

Podcast #5: Chrimbo Dinbo

Well how do! Merry Christmas all, and a Happy New Year to you. To tide you over the protracted holidays of this time of year, how's about a carefully chosen and tastefully arranged podcast to keep you going? We have some fine music from some of the best albums of the year, and lots of wittering and blethering. Awesome. All tracks are, as usual, my definition of podsafe, so are used either with permission or are downloadable/streamable for free elsewhere. Betty says Happy Christmas!


1) Absentee - We Should Never Have Children (from Schmotime, Memphis Industries, streamable from
2) Kristin Hersh - Sno-Cat (from The Grotto, 4AD, download at
3) Adem - These Are Your Friends (from Homesongs, Domino, stream at Domino Records)
4) Herbert - Moving Like A Train (from Scale, !K7, stream at
5) TV On The Radio - Province (from Return To Cookie Mountain, 4AD, stream on MySpace)
6) Daedelus - Viva Vida (from Denies The Days Demise, Ninja Tune, stream on MySpace)
7) Harvey Girls vs. Feedle - Hazy Heat (Victor Scott remix) (SVC Records, download from
8) Max Tundra - Labial (from Mastered By Guy At The Exchange, Domino, stream on MySpace)

See you in the Noo Year.

Friday, November 17, 2006

Podcast 4: November

It's swung by quickly again, hasn't it? Time flies when you're having fun, I guess. Anyhoo, I'm happy to present podcast number four from You Can Call Me Betty, this time including the likes of Brightblack Morning Light, Daniel Johnston and the wonderful Steve Adey with an excellent Bob Dylan cover. Thanks to all artists and labels, especially Mr Adey and also Sergius Gregory.

All tracks are podsafe, i.e. they're either available freely for download, as a MySpace stream, or are used with permission.


1) Camera Obscura - Let's Get Out Of This Country (from Let's Get Out Of This Country, Merge/Elefant)
2) Daniel Johnston - Mountain Top (from Fear Yourself, Sketchbook)
3) Harvey Girls - Goodbye Horses feat. Victor Scott (from Our History Is Your Kitsch, free to download)
4) Devastations - Coal (from Coal, courtesy of Brassland/Beggars Banquet)
5) Holocene - Lookout! Mountain (unreleased, MySpace stream)
6) Brightblack Morning Light - Friend Of Time (from Brightblack Morning Light, courtesy of Matador/Beggars Banquet)
7) Sergius Gregory - Bed Of Sticks (unreleased, free to download on MySpace)
8) Steve Adey- Shelter From The Storm (from All Things Real, Grand Harmonium)

Remember: if you like the music, buy the record from Amazon, iTunes, or your local record shop. Anywhere but Currys, boycott them now.

Thursday, October 19, 2006

October: Numero Trio

Dear all: welcome to the third You Can Call Me Betty Podcast, featuring the talents of M Ward, Of Montreal, Justice and many more. Thanks as always to all the artists featured, and I hope to see you all again soon! Maybe even November, you never know.

1. Four Tet - A Joy (Percee P remix) (from Remixes, Domino)
2. Jamie Lidell - A Little Bit More (Luke Vibert Mix) (From Multiply Additions, Warp)
3. Justice vs. Simian - Never Be Alone (single, Ed Banger)
4. The Knife - Heartbeats (from Deep Cuts, V2)
5. Steve Adey - Find The Way (from All Things Real, Grand Harmonium)
6. M. Ward - Magic Trick (from Post-War, 4AD)
7. Triosk - Intensives Leben (from The Headlight Serenade, Leaf)
8. Of Montreal - The Past Is A Grotesque Animal (advance, Track & Field)

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Festivale De Football

Welcome to You Can Call Me Betty's second podcast: Festivale de Football!

1) Clue To Kalo - As Tommy Fixes Fights (from One Way, It's Every Way, Leaf)
2) Suba - Tantos Desejos (from Sao Paulo Confessions, Ziriguiboom)
3) Tape - Bell Mountain (from Opera, Tomlab)
4) Depth Affect - Vulcanor (from The Noise & The City, Autres Directions In Music)
5) RandomNumber - Fennings (from The Noise & The City, Autres Directions In Music)
6) Prefuse 73 - Pagina Cinco (from Reads The Books EP, Warp)
7) Savath & Savalas - Te Quiero Pero Por Otro Lado... (from Apropa't, Warp)
8) Murcof - Rostro (from Remembranza, Leaf)
9) Tujiko Noriko & Aoki Takamasa - When The Night Comes (from 28, Fat Cat)


Hi, and welcome to the first podcast from You Can Call Me Betty.


Adem - Statued (from Homesongs, Domino)
Four Tet - Everything Is Alright (from Pause, Domino)
Manitoba - Cherrybomb (from Up In Flames, Leaf)
Caribou - Pelican Narrows (from The Milk Of Human Kindness, Leaf)
Nick Cave - Clean Hands, Dirty Hands (from The Proposition OST, Mute)
Dirty Three - The Restless Waves (from Ocean Songs, Bella Union)
Bob Marley & The Wailers - 400 years (from Soul Revolutionaries, Trojan)
Jimmy Cliff - Many Rivers To Cross (from The Harder They Come: The Definitive Collection, Trojan)
Belle & Sebastian - Another Sunny Day (from The Life Pursuit, Rough Trade)
Mogwai - Mogwai Fear Satan (from Young Team, Chemikal Underground)