DEATH VALLEY RADIO 772 August 18, 2013
This week's message, courtesy of Mickey Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter and Marvin Gaye: "Can't forget the Motor City!"
Death Valley Radio 772 features a song co-written by Laurie Anderson and Peter Gabriel. She calls it "Excellent Birds"; he prefers "This Is the Picture." Also: a previously unreleased demo by ex-Byrd Gene Clark and brand-new music from the Scottish duo Boards of Canada, the London-based duo Public Service Broadcasting, Vampire Weekend, and a 19-piece orchestra led by electric guitarist and composer Joel Harrison.