Playlist for the 6/18/17 radio show

June 18th, 2017 by leg

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8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)
Katie Kate: Sadie Hawkins
Death Vessel: Mandan Dink
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
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

Playlist for the 6/11/17 radio show

June 14th, 2017 by leg

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

Friends: I’m His Girl
The Drums: Book of Revelation
Strand Of Oaks: Goshen ’97
Hospitality: Nightingale
The Firs: A Fight
Jenny Lewis: Just One Of The Guys
Temples: Colours To Life
Fear Of Men: Green Sea
Death Cab for Cutie: Monday Morning
Twin Shadow: Run My Heart
St. Vincent: Digital Witness
Cayucas: Deep Sea
Diane Coffee: Hymn
Luna: That’s What You Always Say
Bleached: For The Feel
The Aislers Set: Through The Swells

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)
PHOX: In Due Time
The Duke And The King: Still Remember Love
Lily & Madeleine: Nothing But Time
Michael Kiwanuka: I’m Getting Ready
Cat Power: Werewolf (A cover of the Michael Hurley song, see below!)
Sylvan Esso: Wolf (Inspired by the Michael Hurley song “The Werewolf Song.”)
Damien Jurado: Silver Katherine
The xx: Tides
Elliott Smith: Somebody That I Used To Know
The Low Anthem: To Ohio
Yo La Tengo: Cornelia And Jane
Sibylle Baier: Tonight
Michael Hurley: The Werewolf Song
Kishi Bashi: Q&A
Festival: Fair And True
Múm: Underwater Snow
Woman’s Hour: Reflections

Playlist for the 6/4/17 radio show

June 4th, 2017 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Jens Lekman: What’s That Perfume That You Wear?
Cherry Glazerr: Told You I’d Be With The Guys
Selebrities: Time
Amber Arcades: Come with Me
Ty Segall: Take Care (To Comb Your Hair)
Foxygen: Follow The Leader
Whitney: No Matter Where We Go
Maggie Rogers: Alaska
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Hurray For The Riff Raff: Hungry Ghost
Sunflower Bean: Easier Said
Holy Sons: It’s My Feeling
Sallie Ford: Get Out
Lee Fields & The Expressions: Special Night
Petit Biscuit: Once Again

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Hand Habits: Actress
T.Rex: Cosmic Dancer
Y La Bamba: Ojos Del Sol
Mac DeMarco: My Old Man
My Robot Friend: Goodbye
Itasca: G.B.
Allah-Las: Famous Phone Figure
Tim Cohen: John Hughes
Tennis: In The Morning I’ll Be Better
Big Surr: Riding
Molly Burch: Downhearted
Solange: Don’t Touch My Hair
Damien Jurado: November 20
Flowers: Pull My Arm
Blossom Dearie: They Say It’s Spring

Picture note: I saw Valerie June perform last night! 

Playlist for the 5/28/17 radio show

May 29th, 2017 by leg

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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 
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 the 5/21/17 radio show

May 21st, 2017 by leg

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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 (Always my favorite song of the show whenever I play it.)
Wye Oak: The Tower

Playlist for the 5/14/17 radio show

May 14th, 2017 by leg

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8:00am (+ 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
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

9:00am (+ 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
Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: Empty Boxes
Real Estate: Past Lives
Sabina: Cinema
Tom Brosseau: Cradle Your Device
Iron & Wine: Boy With A Coin
High Highs: Open Season
Horse Feathers: A Heart Arcane

Playlist for the 5/7/17 radio show

May 8th, 2017 by leg

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
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

9:00 (+ 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
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 the 4/30/17 radio show

April 30th, 2017 by leg

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8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)
Withered Hand: King of Hollywood
Wye Oak: Shriek
Mac DeMarco: Passing Out Pieces
Atlas Sound: Mona Lisa
Chromatics: Cherry
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
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
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: Close-up of Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” 2016, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Playlist for the 4/23/17 radio show

April 21st, 2017 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
La Luz: Brainwash
Thao & The Get Down, Stay Down: Bag Of Hammers
Vampire Weekend: Mansard Roof
Eleanor Friedberger: Early Earthquake
Laura Stevenson: Runner
Jonathan Richman: New Kind Of Neighborhood
Eux Autres: Go Dancing
Damien Jurado: Silver Timothy
William Onyeabor: Do You Want A Man (The Vaccines Remix)
Girls Names: Cut Up
Deer Tick: Art Isn’t Real (City of Sin)
Warpaint: Disco//very
Tennis: Take Me Somewhere
Brown Bird: Seven Hells
Dum Dum Girls: Under These Hands
Ponies In The Surf: Poor Jenny
The Parting Gifts: This House Ain’t A Home
The Sadies: Violet and Jeffrey Lee
Temples: Keep In The Dark

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Lyla Foy: No Secrets
Real Estate: Horizon
Merle Haggard: The Bottle Let Me Down
Sharon Van Etten: Taking Chances
Cass McCombs: Morning Star
Megafaun: Second Friend
Mountain Man: Sewee Sewee
Sylvan Esso: Coffee
Taken By Trees: Not Like Any Other
Frankie Cosmos: Art School
Evan Dando: In The Grass All Wine Colored
Frankie Rose And The Outs: Hollow Life
The Firs: Ageless
Jolie Holland: The Littlest Birds
Essie Jain: Glory
Young Marble Giants: Brand New Life

Playlist for the 4/16/17 radio show

April 16th, 2017 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Beach Day: Walking on the Streets
St. Vincent: Prince Johnny
Johnny Cash & June Carter: Oh, What A Good Thing We Had
Valerie June: You Can’t Be Told
Jessica Pratt: Back, Baby
Chromatics: Cherry
Father John Misty: The Ideal Husband
Literature: New Jacket
Sufjan Stevens: Adlai Stevenson
Tennis: Marathon
Mercedes López: Delgadina
José Gonzaléz: Leaf Off / The Cave
The Van Allen Belt: Afternoon Walk of Shame
Sonny & The Sunsets: The Application
Carla Thomas: Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)
The Innocence Mission: Bright As Yellow
The Books: Beautiful People

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Winterpills: Laughing
Young Guv: Crushing Sensation
Deerhoof: Mirror Monster
The Jesus & Mary Chain: Just Like Honey
Alvvays: Adult Diversion
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper: Billions Of Eyes
Rose Melberg: Not Just To Be Loved But To Love
LCD Soundsystem: Home
Ryley Walker: Primrose Green
Belle & Sebastian: Perfect Couples
Beverly: Madora
Justin Townes Earle: Slow Monday
Ravens and Chimes: Eleventh Street
Elvis Perkins: I Came for Fire
Leadbelly: Irene
Moreno Veloso: Verso Simples