I made this mix for my puppeteer friends to accompany their late night pre-show tech frenzy. This music is suitable for other activities too; it’s not exclusive to the manufacture of puppets and puppet-related accessories.

Lots of worldly, winsome, and weird music here. Note that the 27 tracks listed are in Song, Band format (because in many cases it’s hard to tell which is which).

In The Basement, BS2000
Homens, Manu Chao
Mulatu Astataque, Yegelle Tezeta
Spanish Grease, Willie Bobo
Dindi, Astrud Gilberto
Slip, Tin Hat Trio
African Violets, Cecil Taylor
Glory, Television
Skaing West, Sir Lord Comic And His Cowboys
Spoonful, Howlin’ Wolf
Padraic The Fiddler, John McCormack And Fritz Kreisler
Mamazareh, Cheb Mami
Lagrimas Negras, El Trio Matamoros
The Memphis Jug Band-Papa long blues, The Memphis Jug Band
Growl, Skywalker Sounds
Decun, Massilia sound system
Piano Study In Mixed Accents, Sarah Cahill
Shack Up, A Certain Ratio
“Now the same tone, but…”, Disky Communications Europe B.V.
Le Collège, Monty
Dominoes, Syd Barrett
Prelude #1, Andrew Lienhard
Tokio, Carlos Labbé
Forward, Aceyalone
Rick Rubin, Spank Rock
The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise, Jess Stacy
Hot Sand, Arkestra One

It’s true, I stuck a one minute track of my own in there (it’s over soon enough, don’t worry). You can listen to the the whole eclectic session (or one like it? hmm…) online here: