Robert Lauriston

favorites & obsessions

1994-95

cassette side A
1. Ennio Morricone - Il Giardino delle Delizie (Rhino 71858)
2. Burt Bacharach - Casino Royale (Varese Sarabande VSD-5265)
3. Esquivel - ? (What Can You Do?) (Bar/None AHAON 056)
4. Ennio Morricone - The Bird with Crystal Plumage (same as 1)
5. Goran Bregovic - U Te Sam Se Zaljubla (London 314 522 655)
6. Goran Bregovic - Ederlezi (Philips 842 764)
7. Paco Peña - Canto Eucaristico y Despedida (Nimbus 5288)
8. Phil Alvin - Starlight (Hightone 8056)
9. Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two - Port of Lonely Hearts (Sun 841 059)
10. Bob Dylan - You Belong to Me (Interscope 92460)
11. Lambchop - Soaky in the Pooper (Merge 070)
12. Alex Chilton - Blue Moon (Ryko 10220)
13. His Name Is Alive - Blue Moon (4AD 45214)
cassette side B
14. P.J. Harvey - To Bring You My Love (Island 314 524 085)
15. Luis Bacalov - Voci nella Cittá delle Donne (Cam 800 016)
16. Laurie Anderson & Lou Reed - In Our Sleep (Warner 45534)
17. Latin Playboys - Manifold de Amour (Warner 45543)
18. Ennio Morricone - Vamos a Matar Compañeros (DRG 32907)
19. P.J. Harvey - Send His Love to Me (same as 14)
20. Richard Strauss - Im Abendrot (Polydor 845 098)
21. Angelo Badalamenti - Dark Spanish Symphony (same as 20)
22. Jimmy Scott - Unchained Melody (Rhino 71059)
23. Allen Ginsberg & Philip Glass - Hydrogen Jukebox Song #6 (from Wichita Vortex Sutra; Elektra 79286)
24. Jane Siberry & k.d. lang - Calling All Angels (Reprise 26824)

1996

cassette side A
1. David Byrne - A Long Time Ago (Luaka Bop 45558)
2. Velvet Underground - What Goes On (live) (Polydor 31452)
3. Anita O'Day - My Heart Belongs to Daddy (Verve 511 070)
4. Elvis Costello & Brian Eno - My Dark Life (Warner 46079)
5. Glenn Gould - Brahms, Op. 117, #1 (Sony SM2K 52 651)
6. Betty Carter - Most Gentlemen Don't Like Love (same as 3)
7. Dinah Washington - I've Got You Under My Skin (Verve 847 202)
8. Mick Jagger & Jack Nitzsche - Memo from Turner (Warner 26400)
9. Roy Eldridge & Anita O'Day - Let Me Off Uptown (Verve 314 523 338)
cassette side B
10. Björk - Hyperballad (Elektra 61740)
11. Butthole Surfers - Pepper (Capitol 29842)
12. Nick Cave & P. J. Harvey - Henry Lee (Reprise 46195)
13. Allan Ginsberg & Bob Dylan - September on Jessore Road (Rhino 71693)
14. Pixies - Wave of Mutilation (UK Surf) (Elektra 66694)
15. Johnny Cash - Spiritual (American 43097)
16. David Byrne & Vijaya Anand - Happy Suicide (Luaka Bop 45921)
17. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks (Warner 1768)

1997

1. Fred Neil - The Dolphins (Revola CREV 012CD)
2. Madredeus - Guitarra (Metro Blues 32636)
3. Ornette Coleman & Prime Time - Bach Prelude (Verve 314 527 483)
4. Raul Malo - Bailare (El Mercumbe) (Outpost OPRD 30008)
5. Goran Bregovic - Ya Ya (Ringe Ringe Raja) (Mercury 528 910)
6. George Baker Selection - Have Another Drink (Collectables 0560)
7. Beck - Jack-Ass (DGCD 24823
8. Barry Adamson - Something Wicked This Way Comes (edit) (Interscope 90090)
9. Howie B - Don't Even Know She Got One (Echoplex mix) (same as 4)
10. Howie B - Six by Numbers (same as 4)
11. Aphex Twin - girl/boy song (Sire/Warp 62010)
12. Björk - Unravel (Elektra 62061)
13. k. d. lang - The Air That I Breathe (Warner 46623)
14. Spain - Every Time I Try (same as 4)
15. Gordon MacRae, Charlotte Greenwood, Gene Nelson, Jay Flippen, James Whitmore, Gloria Grahame - The Farmer and the Cowman (Angel 64691)
16. Frank Sinatra with the Red Norvo Quintet - The Lady Is a Tramp (Blue Note 37513)
17. Bob Dylan - Froggie Went a Courtin' (Columbia 53200)

1998-99

1. Akira Ifukube - Ending (GNPD 8055)
2. Maurizio Graf - Eye for an Eye (Bear Family BCD 16245)
3. Peter Tevis - Per un Pugno di Dollari (same as 2)
4. Teo Usuelli - Piacere Sequence (Crippled Dick Hot Wax CDHW 033)
5. The Ballad of Sacco & Vanzetti Scott Walker (same as 2)
6. David Byrne - Miss America (Cecco Music remix; Luaka Bop The Visible Man promo CD)
7. R. Lewis Band - Get Off the Road (Big Beat Records CDWIK 90)
8. The Velvet Underground - Foggy Notion (Polydor 31452)
9. Miles Davis - Little Blue Frog (Columbia/Legacy 65570)
10. Latin Playboys - Mustard (Atlantic 83173)
11. Bruno Nicolai - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (EFA/Crippled Dick Hot Wax CDHW 040)
12. Louis Armstrong - Stardust (1931, take 1; Columbia/Legacy 57176)
13. Claudio Villa - Stornelli Amorisi (TVT 8040)
14. Washington Phillips - Lift Him Up That's All (Yazoo 2003)
15. Matteo Salvatore - Mo Ve'la Bella Mia da la Muntagna (same as 13)
16. Akira Ifukube - Sacred Springs (same as 1)
17. Mina - Se Telefonando (Bear Family BCD 16244)

2000

1. Comedian Harmonists - Hallo, was machst du heut (Hannibal 1445)
2. Hans Reichel - Le Bal (Ellipsis Arts 3630)
3. Dr. John - I Walk on Gilded Splinters (Collector's Choice 131)
4. Ravi Shankar & Yehudi Menuhin - Sawara Kakali (Angel 67180)
5. Brian Ferry - A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (Warner 26082)
6. Velvet Underground - What Goes On (Mercury 834 823-2)
7. Henry Mancini - Mambo Parisienne (RCA 67538)
8. Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli - The Flat Foot Floogie (JSP 342)
9. Cat Power - Sweedeedee (Matador 426)
10. Nina Simone - Wild Is the Wind (Mercury 846892)
11. McCullough Sons of Thunder - Sweet and His Eye Is on the Sparrow (Smithsonian 40117)
12. Dave Grusin - Ascension to Virginity (Anchor Bay DV11070)

2001

1. Mrs. Sidney Carter - Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby (Rounder 1703)
2. Bob Dorough - Crab Man (Rhino/Avenue Jazz R2-75828)
3. Plunderphonics - anon (Seeland 515)
4. Olivier Messiaen - Oraison (Ellipsis Arts CD3670)
5. Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 - Aria (EMI 47433)
6. Andrew Bird - 11:11 (Ryko 10606)
7. Bettie Serveert - I'll Keep It With Mine (Atlantic Records 92690)
8. Miles Davis - In A Silent Way [rehearsal] (Columbia C3K 65362)
9. John Zorn - Cutting Stone (Tzadik 7332)
10. Mutants - War Against Girls (White Noise WNR 005)
11. Carter Family - Single Girl, Married Girl (Smithsonian Folkways 40090)
12. Gourds - Gin and Juice (Munich MUSA509)
13. Jack Kelly and his South Memphis Jug Band - Cold Iron Bed (Revenant 211)
14. Lionel Belasco - Venezuela (Rounder 1138)
15. Frank Cloutier and the Victoria Cafe Orchestra - Moonshiner's Dance Part One (Smithsonian Folkways 40090)
16. Elder Otis Jones - Holy Mountain [edit] (Revenant 206)
17. Charley Patton & Bertha Lee - Oh Death (Catfish KATCD 180) and Jean-Claude Risette - Mutations (Ellipsis Arts CD3670) (mashup - MP3)
18. John Zorn - Bridge to the Beyond (Tzadik 7332)
19. Andrew Bird - Some of These Days (Ryko 10398)

2002

1. Alla Francesca - Polorum Regina (Opus 111 30-131)
2. Glenn Gould - Berg Piano Sonata, Op. 1 (Sony 52661)
3. Milla Jovovich and the Million Dollar Hotel Band with Jon Hassell - Satellite Of Love [Danny Saber Remix] (Interscope 542 395)
4. Beck - Lonesome Tears (Geffen 493393)
5. Stereolab - Double Rocker (Elektra 62676)
6. Beach Boys - Heroes & Villains (Smile sessions bootleg)
7. Louis Sclavis - Le Travail (ECM 1805)
8. Sam Musiker - Der Neier Doina, insert 1 take 1 (Epic/Legacy 86320)
9. Roberto Juan Rodriguez - El Danzon De Moises (Tzadik 7158)
10. Lou Reed - Caroline Says (RCA 67489)
11. Superchunk - Late-Century Dream (Merge 201)
12. Linda Scott - I've Told Every Little Star (Milan 35971)
13. Mulatu Astaqe - Tezeta (Buda 82964)
14. Television - Breakin' in My Heart (Punk Vault 1007; live at CBGB's, 6/15/75)
15. Michel Godard - Serpent D'Or [edit] (Enja 9362)
16. Alla Francesca - Polorum Regina (Opus 111 30-131)

2003

1. Goran Bregovic - Tale I (Mercury 63079)
2. Caetano Veloso - Cucurrucucú Paloma (Milan 92849)
3. Múm - Green Grass of Tunnel (Fat Cat FATCD 18)
4. Goran Bregovic - Tale II (same as 1)
5. Stan Getz - Pan (Verve 521 419)
6. Tony Bennett - Let's Begin (Columbia 66502)
7. Goran Bregovic - Tale IV (same as 1)
8. Cat Power - Werefolf (Matador OLE 427)
9. Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Capitol Jazz 29915)
10. Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 - With a Little Help from My Friends (Verve 543 515)
11. Björk - In the Musicals (Elektra 62533)
12. The Music Lovers - This World vs. the Next World (Demo) (Le Grand Magistery HRH-030)
13. Stara Nova - Outside Looking In (self-produced CD-R)
14. Goran Bregovic - Tale V (same as 1)
15. Beth Custer - In the Broken Fields Where I Lie (self-produced BC 3)
16. Goran Bregovic - Tale VI (same as 1)

2004

1. Jolie Holland - Sascha (ANTI- 86692)
2. Usman Achmad - Stambul Naturil (Smithsonian Folkways 40447)
3. Blind Willie Johnson - Let Your Light Shine On Me (Columbia 90896)
4. Van Morrison - Mechanical Bliss (Warner K16986)
5. Louise Attaque - Du Nord Au Sud (Luaka Bop 12123)
6. Björk - Big Time Sensuality (One Little Indian 355)
7. Suarasama - Fajar Di Atas Awan (same as 2)
8. The Books - take time (Tomlab 32)
9. The Venice Four - Let Your Light Shine On Me (same as 3)
10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Y Control (Interscope 34902)
11. Pau Casals - El Cant dels Ocells (unknown)
12. Brad Mehldau - Someone To Watch Over Me (Nonesuch 79853)
13. David Byrne - Speechless (Thrill Jockey 133)
14. Tom Waits - Dead And Lovely (ANTI- 86678)
15. Jolie Holland - Amen (same as 1)

2005: HONK IF YOU LIKE NOISE

1. Pillows - Little Busters (Geneon 5332)
2. LCD Soundsystem - Jump Into the Fire (dfaemi7 2143)
3. Placebo - 20th Century Boy (London 556-035)
4. Pillows - Beautiful Morning with You (same as 1)
5. Andrew Bird - Fake Palindromes (Righteous Babe 043)
6. Sufjan Stevens - Chicago (Asthmatic Kitty 014)
7. Dawn Upshaw and the Andalucian Dogs - Wa Habibi (DG 000478202)
8. Manu Dibango - Ceddo (Luaka Bop 80899)
9. Sexteto Electronico Moderno - Soul Nuevo (Vampi Soul 036)
10. Don Ellis - Tears of Joy (Wounded Bird 927)
11. Frank Zappa - Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (Ryko 10520)
12. Belle & Sebastian - Step Into My Office, Baby (Rough Trade 83216)
13. Antony & the Johnsons with Lou Reed - Fistful of Love (Secretly Canadian 105)
14. Nick Lowe - Little Hitler (Demon 131)
15. Nouvelle Vague - Love Will Tear Us Apart (Luaka Bop 90061)
16. Mean Corner - Who Is Sean Cody? (MP3)
17. Matson Jones - Good Advice (Sympathy for the Record Industry 757)
18. Puffy Ami Yumi - Planet Tokyo (Bar/None 142)
19. Pillows - Little Busters (KICS 666)

2006

1. Françoiz Breut - Km 83 (GREEN017CD)
2. Jolie Holland - Crush in the Ghetto (ANTI 86788)
3. Nouvelle Vague & Gerald Toto - Don't Go (Luaka Bop 90064)
4. Gert Wilden & Orchestra - theme from The Swinging Coeds (CDHW 024)
5. Silver Apples - I Have Known Love (MCAD 11680)
6. High Rolling - Future Pigeon (RCCL 49334)
7. Ella Fitzgerald - How High the Moon (Verve 519 564)
8. Evolution Control Committee - I Want a Cookie (Seeland 527)
9. Devotchka - You Already Know (Cicero 74462699632)
10. Antony - If It Be Your Will (Verve 602517024083)

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