Playlist for 6/29/14 show

July 6th, 2014 by leg

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

The Concretes: Diana Ross
swiim: Soho (After The Weekend)
Metronomy: The Look
Twin Shadow: Run My Heart
Faces on Film: Great Move North
Midlake: This Weight
Cass McCombs: Big Wheel
William Onyeabor: Atomic Bomb
Neutral Milk Hotel: Holland, 1945
Thao & The Get Down, Stay Down: Travel
Local Natives: Airplanes
Peter Bjorn & John: Paris 2004
Wye Oak: Civilian
Lily & Madeleine: Nothing But Time
The Julie Ruin: Just My Kind
Lonnie Johnson: Long Road To Travel

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Yo La Tengo: Autumn Sweater
Carla Bruni: Little French Song
Viking Moses: Sole Command Of The Day
Say Hi: November Was White, December Was Grey
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.: I Can’t Help It
Blitzen Trapper: The Tree
Boardwalk: Oh Well
The Blow: Like Girls
Ben Sollee: Bible Belt
Willis Earl Beal: Wavering Lines
James Blake: Retrograde Album_Radio Edit
Django Reinhardt: Nuages
Damien Jurado: Cloudy Shoes
Devendra Banhart: Won’t You Come Over

Playlist for 6/22/14 show

June 29th, 2014 by leg

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

Black Moth Super Rainbow: Windshield Smasher
Kishi Bashi: Philosophize In It! Chemicalize With It!
Shannon And The Clams: Sleep Talk
Sylvan Esso: Play It Right (Luckily, a special listener pointed me to this awesome acoustic version.)
STRFKR: German Love
Haim: Forever
Cayucas: A Summer Thing
No Kids: I Love The WeekEnd
Lord Huron: The Man Who Lives Forever
PHOX: Slow Motion
Animal Collective: My Girls
Mac Demarco: Brother
The Magnetic Fields: The Dada Polka
Fear Of Men: Green Sea
Saintseneca: Blood Path
Sally Seltmann: Sentimental Seeker

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

The Firs: There is Nothing at All and Fear is Just Put to Waste (Playing Friday at Upstate Artists Guild on Lark this Friday night.)
Lily & Madeleine: Devil We Know
Junip: Always
The xx: Chained
Bon Iver: For Emma (The way he sings this song just freaking standing in a doorway blows me away. And it’s in Paris.)
Belle And Sebastian: Stop, Look And Listen
Washed Out: It All Feels Right
Calexico: Slowness
Luke Temple: Those Kids
Donovan Blanc: Minha Menina
Grizzly Bear: Hold Still
Edith Frost:Albany Blues
Alela Diane: Rose & Thorn
Shudder To Think: Dominoes
The Antlers: Hotel
Bonnie “Prince” Billy: For Every Field There’s a Mole

Playlist for 6/15/14 show

June 22nd, 2014 by leg

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

Beach House: Used to Be
Cut Copy: Need You Now
Panda Bear: Comfy In Nautica
Her Space Holiday: Shonanoka
Megafaun: Second Friend
The Secret Sisters: If I Don’t
Peaking Lights:Subterranean Brainblow
Bikini Kill: False Start
Jessica Lea Mayfield: Standing in the Sun
Cayucas: Deep Sea
The Firs: A Fight
Sylvan Esso: Could I Be
Fear Of Men: Luna
Saintseneca: Happy Alone
Emiliana Torrini: Animal Games

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Delicate Steve: Love
Julie Doiron: The Sweetest Eyes (When You Laugh)
Damien Jurado: Silver Malcolm
Chairlift: Frigid Spring
Sandy’s: Great Highway
Kyle Andrews: Great Big Life (Acoustic)
Yo La Tengo: Fourth Time Around
Sharon Van Etten: Every Time the Sun Comes Up
Mr. Little Jeans Feat. The Silverlake Conservatory Of Music Youth Chorale: Oh Sailor
The Amazing: Dragon
Devon Sproule: Keep Your Silver Shined
The Shivers: Kisses
Okkervil River: Lay of the Last Survivor
Mac DeMarco: Goodbye Weekend
Ponies In The Surf: Ventricle
Wye Oak: The Tower

Playlist for 6/8/14 show

June 15th, 2014 by leg

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

Beck: Youthless
Sufjan Stevens: Adlai Stevenson
Panda Bear: Comfy In Nautica
Broadcast: Tears In The Typing Pool
Beirut: Bandenburg
The Cave Singers: Gifts and the Raft
Man Man: Head On
The Parlor: Tear Down The Coastline
Beach House: 10 Mile Stereo
Lord Huron: Brother (Still in shock that he’ll be playing Alive at Five on July 10. With Maryleigh Roohan. WISHES REALLY DO COME TRUE!)
Valerie June: You Can’t Be Told (Gave me the refreshing urge to spend all day listening to her sing.Starting with this.)
Telekinesis: Power Lines
Pants Yell!: We’ve Got History
Papercuts: Take The 227th Exit
DIANA: Foreign Installation
Twin Steps: Son of Sam

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Mia Doi Todd: Autumn
The Moondoggies: Empress of the North
Edith Frost: The Very Earth
Beachwood Sparks: Earl Jean
Willy Mason: Talk Me Down
Peaking Lights: Subterranean Brainblow
Shudder To Think: Mom’s Mercedes
Revolver: Calm Down
Ben Kweller: Gypsy Rose
Lily & Madeleine: In The Middle
The Tallest Man On Earth: Bright Lanterns
Brightblack Morning Light: All We Have Broken Shines
Cotton Jones: Sail Of The Silver Morning
Kurt Vile: Wakin on a Pretty Day
Paradise Island: We Ate Until We Ate It All

Picture note: Schenectady book store

Playlist for 6/1/14 show

June 8th, 2014 by leg

All the songs from the 6/1/14 Hello Pretty City radio show on Exit 977 WEXT: <br />
8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)Mariee Sioux: Buried In TeethChairlift: I Belong In Your ArmsFruit Bats: Heart Like an OrangeSallie Ford &amp; The Sound Outside: Do Me RightDum Dum Girls: Bedroom EyesMother McKenzie: You in the Gutter and MEVeronica Falls: Falling OutScientific Maps: Let Them See The Cables Okkervil River: It Was My SeasonYo La Tengo: Is That EnoughLou Doillon: Questions and Answers (When this album came out I blew it off. Slowly, I rotated it into my life and then POOF! one day I couldn&#8217;t stop listening to it. Now it&#8217;s one of the few albums I always keep with me.)Allo Darlin&#8217;: Silver DollarsBrown Bird: Bow For BladeThe National: Fits Of ReasonGolden Grrrls: Take Your TimeCoke Weed: Back To Soft<br />
9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)Lady Lamb The Beekeeper: RooftopThe Moondoggies: Lead Me OnYellowbirds: What&#8217;s Out ThereSimon &amp; Garfunkel: The BoxerDave Rawlings Machine: Sweet ToothValerie June: Somebody To Love Belle &amp; Sebastian: We Rule The SchoolJim Guthrie: Turn Me OnEleanor Friedberger: I Am The PastBessie Smith: Backwater BluesThe Milk Carton Kids: Hope Of A LifetimeSoko: The Ash &amp; ClayTelekinesis: SymphonyEels: Little Bird

All the songs from the 6/1/14 Hello Pretty City radio show on Exit 977 WEXT:

8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Mariee Sioux: Buried In Teeth
Chairlift: I Belong In Your Arms
Fruit Bats: Heart Like an Orange
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside: Do Me Right
Dum Dum Girls: Bedroom Eyes
Mother McKenzie: You in the Gutter and ME
Veronica Falls: Falling Out
Scientific Maps: Let Them See The Cables
Okkervil River: It Was My Season
Yo La Tengo: Is That Enough
Lou Doillon: Questions and Answers (When this album came out I blew it off. Slowly, I rotated it into my life and then POOF! one day I couldn’t stop listening to it. Now it’s one of the few albums I always keep with me.)
Allo Darlin’: Silver Dollars
Brown Bird: Bow For Blade
The National: Fits Of Reason
Golden Grrrls: Take Your Time
Coke Weed: Back To Soft

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper: Rooftop
The Moondoggies: Lead Me On
Yellowbirds: What’s Out There
Simon & Garfunkel: The Boxer
Dave Rawlings Machine: Sweet Tooth
Valerie June: Somebody To Love
Belle & Sebastian: We Rule The School
Jim Guthrie: Turn Me On
Eleanor Friedberger: I Am The Past
Bessie Smith: Backwater Blues
The Milk Carton Kids: Hope Of A Lifetime
Soko: The Ash & Clay
Telekinesis: Symphony
Eels: Little Bird

Playlist for 5/25/14 show

May 31st, 2014 by leg
8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)
Cults: Go Outside
Delta 5: You
Legs: Two Colours
Eleanor Friedberger: My Mistakes
Mice Parade: Candela
Sonny Knight & The Lakers: Hey Girl
Múm: Prophecies And Reversed Memories
Treefight For Sunlight: What Became of You and I?
Richard Swift: Lady Luck
William Onyeabor: Fantastic Man (David Byrne’s cover of this on Fallon gets incredible right at the end when the atomic ladies serenade him.)
Valerie June: Pushin’ Against A Stone
Songs: Ohia: I’ve Been Riding With The Ghost
Lou Doillon: Defiant
The Blow: A Kiss
Frankie Cosmos: Buses Splash With Rain
Damien Jurado: Suns In Our Mind

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Sharon Van Etten: Taking Chances
Animal Collective: Prospect Hummer
Jim Guthrie: Difference A Day Makes
Neko Case: I’m From Nowhere
Jolie Holland: Route 30
The Firs: Ageless
Mac DeMarco: Treat Her Better
Sylvan Esso: Hey Mami (Absolute favorite song of the show!)
Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: Empty Boxes
Real Estate: Past Lives
Sabina: Cinema
Tom Brosseau: Cradle Your Device (Second favorite song of the show!)
Iron & Wine: Boy With A Coin
High Highs: Open Season
Horse Feathers: A Heart Arcane

Playlist for 5/18/14 show

May 25th, 2014 by leg

boston early in the morning

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)
Kurt Vile: Jesus Fever
Those Darlins: Hung Up On Me
Beach Fossils: Taking Off
Girls Names: I Could Die
Lucius: Wildewoman
Withered Hand: Black Tambourine
Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks: Little Fang (Favorite song of today’s show.)
Angel Olsen: Forgiven/Forgotten
Legs: Friday Afternoon at the Zoo
Tame Impala: Elephant
Wye Oak: Schools of Eyes
Saintseneca: Daendors
The War On Drugs: Red Eyes
Metronomy: Love Letters
Smog: I Feel Like The Mother Of The World
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart: Until The Sun Explodes
Olivia Quillio: Weight Wait (My love for Olivia’s music only deepens every time I hear it. This song is from her new album, “The Bomb.” The whole thing is fantastic and special and I can’ wait until her tour brings her back to play in Albany.)

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Crooked Fingers: Our New Favorite
Frankie Cosmos: Owen (She was part of an Emily Sprague side project, making over 30 awesome songs everyday between May 5 and 12 and posting them. They’re delightful.)
Fenster: Blue To White
Jolie Holland: Waiting For The Sun
Small Black: Free At Dawn
Warpaint: Go In
Damien Jurado & Richard Swift: Radioactivity (I’ve listened this cover a bajillion times but it’s only today that I sat down and listened to the original by Kraftwerk. Both versions have a calming softness to them but in totally different ways. I should probably be listening to more Kraftwerk. But where do I even start?!!)
PHOX: Slow Motion
Lyla Foy: Rumour
Mac DeMarco: Let Her Go
Hurray for the Riff Raff: Forever Is Just a Day
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan: Come Undone
Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Lay and Love
Cass McCombs: There Can Be Only One
Feist: The Circle Married the Line
Devendra Banhart: Tick Eats The Olives

Picture note: I went to Boston and for the first time…I LIKED IT THERE!

Playlist for 5/11/14 show

May 18th, 2014 by leg

tile floor pattern photo by laura glazer

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)
Withered Hand: King of Hollywood
Wye Oak: Shriek
Mac DeMarco: Passing Out Pieces
Atlas Sound: Mona Lisa
Chromatics: Cherry (Favorite song of today’s show.)
Temples: Colours To Life
Tame Impala: Lucidity
Devendra Banhart: Long Haired Child
Strand of Oaks: Goshen ’97
Warpaint: Undertow
Timber Timbre: Creep On Creepin’ On
Mark Mulcahy: In The Afternoon (His most recent album came out last summer and I finally heard it on the jukebox at The Low Beat. Its magnetism is lasting.)
Brown Bird: Blood Of Angels
St. Vincent: Digital Witness
LCD Soundsystem: Time To Get Away
Dum Dum Girls: Yours Alone

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Beck: Morning (Ah….to go or not go see him at MassMoca…that is the question.)
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down: You Can Have It All
Carla Thomas: You’ll Lose A Good Thing
Palace Brothers: I Had A Good Mother And Father
Quilt: Penobska Oakwalk
Pseudosix: Apathy And Excess
Real Estate: Crime
Cibo Matto: Lobby
Michael Kiwanuka: You’ve Got Nothing to Lose
Nord Express: Tripleplay
Death Vessel feat. Jónsi: Ilsa Drown
Angel Olsen: Iota
Laura Cantrell: When The Roses Bloom Again
Frankie Cosmos: Leonie
Os Mutantes: Fuga No. II
Dan Croll: Home

Picture note: Sweet tile pattern in Saugerties.

Playlist for 5/4/14 show

May 11th, 2014 by leg

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8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)
Joseph Arthur: Black Lexus
Eleanor Friedberger: Stare At The Sun
Brown Bird: Seven Hells
Josh Ritter: New Lover
Saturday Looks Good To Me: The Sun Doesn’t Want to Shine
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart: Anne With An E
Elvis Perkins: Doomsday
JD McPherson: North Side Gal
Sea Wolf: You’re A Wolf
Haerts: Wings
King Tuff: Loser’s Wall
Kaiser Cartel: Ready To Go
The Growlers: Someday
Beach House: Myth
Deerhunter: Sleepwalking
Elastica: Car Song

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside: Paris
Ponies In The Surf: Ventricle (My favorite song of the whole show)
Evan Dando: Looking For Space
Soley: The Sun Is Going Down II
Yellowbirds: For Girls Who Love To Sing
Camera Obscura: I Missed Your Party
Caetano Veloso: Cucurrucucú Paloma (Live)
Donnie & Joe Emerson: Baby
Sam Amidon: Streets of Derry
The Innocence Mission: Tomorrow On The Runway
The National: Pink Rabbits
Jake Bugg: Trouble Town
Foxygen: No Destruction
Caitlin Rose: Old Numbers
Matt Sweeney & Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Bed Is For Sleeping

Picture note: Little postcard I made. A little store named Fort Orange General Store has ‘em.

Playlist for 4/27/14 show

May 4th, 2014 by leg

little photo of a rubber stamp that says "518" by me, laura glazer

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)Electric Guest: Waves
Electric Guest: Waves
Hesitating Beauty: Hesitating Beauty
Malka Spigel: Every Day Is Like The First Day
Destroyer: Chinatown
The Magnetic Fields: I’m Sorry I Love You
Gemma Ray: Touch Me I’m Sick
Bombino: Imuhar
Joan As Police Woman: Christobel
OMD: Metroland
Jake Bugg: Lightning Bolt
Beach Fossils: Generational Synthetic
Masha Qrella: Fishing Buddies
GRMLN: Summer Nights
M. Ward: Never Had Nobody Like You
Legs: Two Colours
Veronica Falls: Waiting For Something To Happen
Jim Guthrie: Taking My Time
Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr: Habits

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Don Peris: Flight (He’s in The Innocence Mission)
Matthew E. White: One of These Days
The Innocence Mission: Love That Boy (They played on Letterman in 1989 when their first album came out. Her loveliness is utterly palpable.)
The Clientele: No Dreams Last Night
A.C. Newman: Do Your Own Time
Junip: Baton
Houses: The Beauty Surrounds
Rhye: Open
Denison Witmer: Keep Moving Brother, Keep Moving Sister
Mariee Sioux: Bravitzlana Rubakalva
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper: Crane Your Neck
Math And Physics Club: Superboy & Supergirl
White Woods: Corner Town
Wilco: Please Be Patient With Me

Picture note: Taking my regional pride to a whole new level