Playlist for 10/12/14 show

October 19th, 2014 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Band Of Horses: On My Way Back Home
Damien Jurado: Return To Maraqopa
The Blow: Make It Up
The Concretes: Sugar
Youth Lagoon: Posters
Angel Olsen: Hi-Five
Little Scream: Cannons
IO Echo: When The Lillies Die
Land Of Talk: The Man Who Breaks Things (Dark Shuffle)
Dr. Dog: Shadow People
Young Dreams: Dream Alone, Wake Together
Jonathan Richman: Everyday Clothes
Evans The Death: A Small Child Punched Me In The Face
Lower Dens: Brains
Pandercakes: Andre Breton
Eux Autres: Under Rays

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
The Mountain Goats: Dance Music
Father John Misty: Nancy From Now On
Cat’s Eyes: Not A Friend
Thievery Corporation: Depth of My Soul
Real Estate: Had To Hear
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.: Vocal Chords
Hospitality: It’s Not Serious
Beck: Heart Is A Drum
Sylvan Esso: Coffee
Jenny O.: In Our Hands
Jim James: A New Life
Joanna Newsom: ’81
Cass McCombs: Angel Blood
The Innocence Mission: All The Weather
Simon & Garfunkel: My Little Town
Mountain Man: Sewee Sewee
Little Joy: How To Hang A Warhol

Playlist for 10/5/14 show

October 12th, 2014 by leg

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On my mind:
1. One of my favorite fall events is today. Good food, music, and people in spectacular moods every year I’ve been. It’s Local Harvest Festival in Washington Park, 12-4pm. Olivia Quillio and Careers are playing. And they are both very, very good.
2. Next week is O+ Festival in Kingston with some pretty dang awesome music. (Matt Pond PA!)
3. Mitski. This is her song and it is loud and good.
4. Silent Film Series at the library with live music performed by local musicians. Wow. Starts Wednesday.


8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Quilt: Eye of the Pearl
Shannon And The Clams: Rip Van Winkle
Strand Of Oaks: Goshen ’97
Angel Olsen: Hi-Five
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks: Lariat
Real Estate: Talking Backwards
Au Revoir Simone: More Than
Memphis: I Am The Photographer
Sabina: Toujours (My favorite song of the whole show.)
Peter Wolf Crier: Untitled 101
SAINT PEPSI: Mr. Wonderful
Jenny Lewis: Aloha & The Three Johns
Sandy’s: Great Highway
Allo Darlin’: Still Young (Spending some significant time streaming their new album into my ears. It’s here if you want to, too.)
Peggy Sue: Figure of Eight
The Sadies: Another Day Again
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart: Masokissed

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Luna: Thank You for Sending Me an Angel
Beachwood Sparks: The Orange Grass Special
GRMLN: Summer Nights
Hot Chip: We’re Looking For A Lot Of Love
Frances Gall: Laisser Tomber Les Filles
Rose Melberg: Your Tears
The Antlers: Hounds
Mazzy Star: In The Kingdom
Withered Hand: Between True Love and Ruin
Blouse: Imperium
Sharon Van Etten: Nothing Will Change
Ark Life: The Dream of You & Me
My Brightest Diamond: Feeling Good
Living Sisters: How Are You Doing?
Mac DeMarco: Blue Boy
Tweedy: High As Hello
Frankie Cosmos: Owen (This live performance is so good. I wish it was twice as long.)

Playlist for 9/28/14 show

October 5th, 2014 by leg

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8:00pm (A little technical glitch prevented HPC from airing this morning.)
Brilliant Colors: Value Lines
Hot Chip: Wrestlers
Hospitality: Betty Wang
JD McPherson: Scratching Circles
The Smittens: Tell Al Green
My Robot Friend: Waiting
Jenny O.: I’m Gonna Love You Too
Grimes: Oblivion
matt pond PA: Locate The Pieces
Peggy Honeywell: Red Light Runnin’ Baby
Bishop Allen: Skeleton Key
Beach House: Zebra
The Jayhawks: Take Me With You (When You Go)
Sam Cooke: Nothing Can Change This Love
Major Lazer: Get Free (feat. Amber of Dirty Projectors)
Hand Habits: Mynt
The Antlers: Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out

9:00pm
Christopher Denny: Our Kind Of Love
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down: With A Girl Like You
Damien Jurado & Richard Swift: Be Not Fearful
Feist: So Sorry
Sabina: Going Home
Love Inks: Shoot 100 Panes of Glass
Sinkane: How We Be
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan: Come Undone
Night Beds: Borrowed Time
Emiliana Torrini: Autumn Sun
Real Estate: The Bend
Mia Doi Todd: Menina, Amanha de Manha
Sibylle Baier: Forget
Bright Light Quartet: Hey, Hey, Honey
Panda Bear: Ponytail

Playlist for 9/21/14 show

September 28th, 2014 by leg

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8:00am (+ 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
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

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Crooked Fingers: Our New Favorite
Frankie Cosmos: Owen
Fenster: Blue To White
Jolie Holland: Waiting For The Sun
Small Black: Free At Dawn
Warpaint: Go In
Damien Jurado & Richard Swift: Radioactivity (Here’s the original by Kraftwerk.)
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

Playlist for 9/7/14 show

September 14th, 2014 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)

Brilliant Colors: Hey Dan
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart: Life After Life
Feist: Sea Lion Woman
Literature: The Girl, The Gold Watch, And Everything
Jenny Lewis: Late Bloomer
Marco Benevento: At The Show
Foxygen: How Can You Really
First Aid Kit: Heaven Knows
Phantogram: Mouthful Of Diamonds
Bishop Allen: Black Hole
Quilt: Tie Up the Tides
El May: Lessons Appear
Sandy’s: Yuba Diamond
The Range of Light Wilderness: Gnome Life
Au Revoir Simone: Crazy
Mirah: Sweepstakes

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)

Pure Bathing Culture: Pendulum
Thurston Moore: Space
Andrew Bird: Sifters
Valerie June: Wanna Be On Your Mind
Broadcast: Man Is Not a Bird
White Magic: Plain Gold Ring
Mac DeMarco: Salad Days
The Boswell Sisters: Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Castanets: Pour it Tall and Pour it True
Gillian Welch: Hard Times
Sandy’s: Barnyard
JBM: Cleo’s Song
A Sunny Day in Glasgow: Crushin’
Ponies In The Surf: Je T’aime

Playlist for 8/31/14 show

September 7th, 2014 by leg

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All the hot songs from the 8/31/14 radio show:

8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)

Anna Karina: Roller Girl
The Unicorns: Sea Ghost
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart: Until The Sun Explodes
First Aid Kit: Waitress Song
Feist: Mushaboom
William Onyeabor: Love Is Blind
Vetiver: You May Be Blue
The Slits: I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Jenny Lewis: You Can’t Outrun ‘Em
Wilco: Someday Soon
Destroyer: Painter In Your Pocket
Tennis: Take Me Somewhere
Au Revoir Simone: Somebody Who
The Rosebuds: Death Of An Old Bike
M. Ward: Helicopter
Bishop Allen: Good Talk

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)

Sylvan Esso: Hey Mami
Andrew Bird: Pulaski at Night
Assateague: Lay Me Down
Quilt: Just Dust
Electric Youth: Innocence
Real Estate: It’s Real
Neko Case: That Teenage Feeling
Joel Jerome: slumber party mass
Agnes Obel: Aventine
The Proper Ornaments: Summer’s Gone
Christopher Denny: Wings
Rose Melberg: Cast Away The Clouds
Bahamas: Lost In The Light
The Mountain Goats: Pale Green Things
Kellarissa: Undock
Damien Jurado: Gillian Was a Horse

Picture note: First issue of the Hello Pretty City zine! It’s free and available at Fort Orange General Store on Delaware Avenue.

Playlist for 8/24/14 show

August 31st, 2014 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)

The Mountain Goats: This Year
Eleanor Friedberger: I Won’t Fall Apart On You Tonight
Hospitality: I Miss Your Bones
The Modern Lovers: Roadrunner
Telekinesis: Lean on Me
Shannon And The Clams: Heads or Tails
Young Dreams: Dream Alone, Wake Together
Andrew Bird: Pulaski at Night
SUPERCUTE!: Love love leave love
Cayucas: Cayucos
Camera Obscura: Break It to You Gently
White Denim: Street Joy
Hurray for the Riff Raff: I Know It’s Wrong (But That’s Alright)
Real Estate: Talking Backward
Best Coast: My Life

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)

Modest Mouse: Sleepwalkin’
Cass McCombs: Brighter! (Featuring Karen Black)
Boardwalk: I’m Not Myself
Dean Wareham: Love is Colder Than Death
Suuns: Edie’s Dream
Alela Diane: About Farewell
Vampire Weekend: Obvious Bicycle
The Blow: I Tell Myself Everything
Devendra Banhart: Never Seen Such Good Things
Widowspeak: Spirit is Willing (Playing a mini-festival of Dream Pop on Wednesday night, 8/27, at Helsinki Hudson with one of my favorite bands, Hand Habits.)
Yo La Tengo: Is That Enough
Damien Jurado: Silver Joy (The live performance of this song on World Cafe is extra special.)
Sharon Van Etten: Taking Chances
The Walkmen: While I Shovel The Snow
Night Beds: Even If We Try

Picture note: At the track

Playlist for 8/17/14 show

August 24th, 2014 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)

The Unicorns: I Was Born (A Unicorn)
Beverly: Hong Kong Hotel
Valerie June: Workin’ Woman Blues
Joel Jerome: black gold
Local Natives: Wide Eyes
A Sunny Day in Glasgow: In Love With Useless (The Timeless Geometry in the Tradition of Passing)
Built To Spill: Hindsight
Conor Oberst: Time Forgot
Angel Olsen: High & Wild
Blouse: No Shelter
Destroyer: Chinatown
Foxygen: No Destruction
Temples: Keep In The Dark
The Aislers Set: Long Division
Christopher Denny: Watch Me Shine

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)

Death Vessel: Mercury Dime
Tweedy: Summer Noon (Adding to this to my list of favorite songs so far of 2014.)
MaryLeigh Roohan: Running
Ben Kweller: Wake Up Whispering
El May: Thrills
The Proper Ornaments: Always There
Brigitte Bardot: À la fin de l’été
Lia Ices: Thousand Eyes
Cate Le Bon: Are You With Me Now?
Lyla Foy: Honeymoon
Caribou: Can’t Do Without You
Julie Doiron: Tell You Again
The Rosebuds: Give Me A Reason
Bear in Heaven: Memory Heart
Fear Of Men: Vitrine
Benjamin Verdoes: Forest of Your Mind (Favorite song of today’s show.)

Playlist for 8/3/14 show

August 10th, 2014 by leg

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Lots to love in the 8/3/14 show but I pick you, “Cherry” by Chromatics, as  the song I’d want to hear on repeat all day.

8:00am (+8:00pm!)

Chromatics: Cherry
No Kids: The Beaches Are Closed
Mercury Rev: In A Funny Way
The Walkmen: Heaven
Temples: Shelter Song
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks: Lariat
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside: Bumpin’
Bahamas: What’s Worse
Mayer Hawthorne: The Stars Are Ours
Dr. Dog: The Rabbit, The Bat & The Reindeer
Tennis: Marathon
Komeda: More Is More
Neverever: Mexicoco
Taken By Trees: Too Young
Os Mutantes: A Minha Menina

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)

Africa Show: Inspiraçáo De Nito
This Frontier Needs Heroes: George Clooney
Island Intervals: Triangulated Heart
Lucius: Go Home
Mr. Little Jeans: The Suburbs
Great Lake Swimmers: I am Part of a Large Family
Thao & Mirah: Spaced Out Orbit
Beachwood Sparks: Nature’s Light
Marla Hansen: Hollow and Bold
Tinariwen: Koud Edhaz Emin
Peggy Seeger: Roving Gambler
Shearwater: A Wake For The Minotaur ft. Sharon Van Etten
Lay Low: Farewell Good Night’s Sleep
Revolver: Calm Down

August 3rd, 2014 by leg

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

Katie Kate: Sadie Hawkins
Death Vessel: Mandan Dink (Bummed that I missed them at the Half Moon a few weeks ago. They were on the same bill as The Low Anthem and Last Good Tooth.)
Cat Power: Ruin
Sonny Knight & The Lakers: Juicy Lucy
Billy Bragg & Wilco: California Stars (Favorite song of today’s show. It has to be. Summer. Stars. Slow jam.)
MaryLeigh Roohan: Coward
Lord Huron: Lonesome Dreams
Hand Habits: Wonder What
Beverly: You Can’t Get It Right
Haim: Let Me Go
Cate Le Bon: I Can’t Help You
LCD Soundsystem: Someone Great
Beachwood Sparks: Sparks Fly Again
El May: I Played a Role
LEO: Waltz
Bodies of Water: In Your Thrall Again

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Bahamas: Caught Me Thinking
The Duke And The King: If You Ever Get Famous
Julie Doiron: Sweeter
The Proper Ornaments: Gone
Strand Of Oaks: Plymouth
The Antlers: Hotel
Soko: I Just Want To Make It New With You
Bonnie “Prince” Billy: For Every Field There’s a Mole
Masha Qrella: Take Me Out
Viking Moses: Sole Command Of The Day (Can’t wait to see him play in Hudson next week on 8/4. He’s one of my most favorite people to watch play music. This comes close to capturing how he really sounds live.)
Meg Baird: The Cruelty of Barbary Allen (Jean Ritchie version of this song is too beautiful.) 
Assateague: Old Song
Beck: Unforgiven
Diane Cluck: Easy To Be Around
Joel Jerome: Dumb After All (I have a feeling that this album “Psychedelic Thriftstore Folk” is going to be one of my new favorites.)