He heard it somewhere southeast of El Paso. An old Mexican ballad maybe, not that he could understand a word of it, but the woman’s voice was the most beautiful thing he’d ever heard.
Aimed squarely at the midnight hour, this installment is best enjoyed on a porch or fire escape. Starring Vangelis, Al Green, Black Sabbath, The Cranes, and lots of reverb.
Two pitched-down dub records meander through a field of mid-century blues and ballads. Featuring Françoise Hardy, Pole, Dean Martin, and A Rocket in Dub.
Whenever I get into the car around sunset, I want to keep pushing west into the Mojave desert. All that strange spiritual space dotted with cheap motor lodges that advertise color television. Starts off with The Counts, Dale Hawkins, and Wanda Jackson.
A dusty ballad plays from an old radio in an alley but the machines can’t find it. A blurry sequence of songs starring the Ronettes, Autechre, Suicide, and more.