Playlist for 10/23/16 radio show

October 14th, 2016 by leg

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8:00am (and 8:00pm!)
Hot Chip: Huarache Lights
Baio: Sister of Pearl (This guy is Vampire Weekend!)
The Mynabirds: Wildfire
Tame Impala: The Moment
SAINT PEPSI: Mr. Wonderful
Jenny Hval: Heaven
Diane Cluck: Easy To Be Around
Red House Painters: New Jersey
Deradoorian: A Beautiful Woman (This gal is the bassist for Dirty Projectors! And I’m adding to this to my list of favorite songs of 2015. I try to listen to other songs on the album but I keep going back to just this one.)
Total Makeover: Different Shapes
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart: A Teenager in Love
Vinyl Williams: Gold Lodge
Toro Y Moi: Buffalo
Eternal Summers: Ebb Tide
Beach House: Sparks (Playing tomorrow night at Upstate Concert Hall.)
Jessica Pratt: Back, Baby

9:00am (and 9:00pm!)
Jeen: Backyard
Thao: Trouble Was For
Silicon: God Emoji
Coke Weed: Dead Man Walking
Briana Marela: Surrender
Heather Woods Broderick: Fall Hard
Sharon Van Etten: Our Love
Leon Bridges: Coming Home
The Parlor: The Surgeon’s Knife
Unknown Mortal Orchestra: The World Is Crowded
Matilde Davoli: Going Down
Night Beds: Corner
Ms. John Soda: Hero Whales
Joanna Newsom: Sapokanikan
Yumi Zouma: A Long Walk Home For Parted Lovers
Diet Cig: Harvard

Playlist for 10/16/16 radio show

October 14th, 2016 by leg

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

Beat Happening: Whats Important
Animal Collective: FloriDada
Blouse: No Shelter
Computer Magic: Be Fair
Chairlift: Romeo
DIIV: Under the Sun
Okkervil River: Black
Eleanor Friedberger: He Didn’t Mention His Mother
Lucy Dacus: I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore
Kurt Vile: Pretty Pimpin
Owiny Sigoma Band: I Made You, You Made Me
Julia Holter: Sea Calls Me Home
Marlon William: Hello Miss Lonesome
Hot Chip: Dancing In The Dark
Cat Power: Manhattan
Roots Manuva: Don’t Breathe Out

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

Destroyer: Times Square
Martin Courtney: Northern Highway
The Mantles: Lay it Down
Beach House: Sparks
Damien Jurado: Exit 353
Dawn Landes & Piers Faccini: Crying Out Loud
Mac DeMarco: No Other Heart
Eerie Wanda: Happy Hard Times
Whitney: No Woman
Flowers: Bitter Pill
M. Ward: Confession
The Last Town Chorus: Modern Love
Babes: I’ve Got A Reason To Keep On Living
Jessy Lanza: It Means I Love You
the innocence mission: Spring Is Written on Your Door
Florist: Cool and Refreshing

Playlist for 10/9/16 radio show

October 8th, 2016 by leg

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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


Death Vessel: Mercury Dime
Tweedy: Summer Noon
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

Playlist for the 10/2/16 show

October 3rd, 2016 by leg


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

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

9:00am (+ 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 9/25/16 radio show

September 25th, 2016 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
LoneLady: (I Can See) Landscapes
Laura Marling: Short Movie
Bon Iver: For Emma
Yacht: Where Does This Disco
Meklit: Kemekem (The name of this song translates to “I Like Your Afro.”)
T.Rex: Mambo Sun
Alvvays: Next Of Kin
DeVotchKa: You Love Me
Mitski: First Love-Late Spring
Father John Misty: Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for two virgins)
Ryan Adams: Am I Safe
Gillian Welch: The Way It Goes
Beverly: Honey Do
Houndstooth: No News From Home
Le Tigre: Tres Bien

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Daymé Arocena: Madres
Toro Y Moi: Empty Nesters
Iron & Wine: Lion’s Mane
Snowapple: California
Matthew E. White: Take Care My Baby
Sufjan Stevens: Death with Dignity
Ryley Walker: On the Banks of the Old Kishwaukee
Sylvan Esso: Uncatena
Woods: Military Madness
The Magnetic Fields: Acoustic Guitar
Jessica Pratt: Game That I Play
Via Tania: Where Would We Be?
Luluc: Small WindowBroadcast: Valerie

Playlist for 9/18/16 radio show

September 18th, 2016 by leg

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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
Peter Wolf Crier: Untitled 101
SAINT PEPSI: Mr. Wonderful
Jenny Lewis: Aloha & The Three Johns
Sandy’s: Great Highway
Allo Darlin’: Still Young
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

Playlist for 9/11/16 show

September 12th, 2016 by leg




Lola Marsh: You’re Mine
Kevin Morby: I Have Been to the Mountain
Mitski: Your Best American Girl
Sunflower Bean: I Was Home
Broken Social Scene: All To All
Britta Phillips: One Fine Summer Morning
Eleanor Friedberger: Sweetest Girl
Mass Gothic: Every Night You’ve Got To Save Me
Hinds: Chili Town
TEEN: All About Us
the JAMES HUNTER six: This Is Where We Come In
Goldfrapp: Happiness
Briana Marela: Surrender
Whitney: Golden Days
Damien Jurado: QACHINA

Vetiver: Down At El Rio
Lianne La Havas: Green & Gold
Camera Obscura: Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken
Benji Hughes: Fall Me in Love
Lavender Diamond: Oh My Beautiful World
Alexis Taylor: I’m Ready
Andrew Bird: Saints Preservus
the innocence mission: Fred Rogers
Widowspeak: All Yours
SAGE: Fall In Love With A Friend
Coke Weed: Street Secrets
Florist: Vacation
Babes: I Need Love
Chairlift: Crying in Public
Dusty Springfield: Breakfast In Bed

Playlist for 9/4/16 show

September 4th, 2016 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 8/28/16 show

August 28th, 2016 by leg

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Listen to this song! It’s the perfect theme song for Hello Pretty City!
“Roll up the highway, we’re heading for a Sunday afternoon
Plenty of sunshine lighting the way for lovely things to do
Taking our own sweet time, Starting out easy and slow
We’re on the highway, we’re digging Sunday afternoon…”

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
Allo Darlin’: Silver Dollars
Brown Bird: Bow For Blade
The National: Fits Of Reason
Golden Grrrls: Take Your Time
Coke Weed: Back To Soft

9:00am (+ 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

Need to see last week’s playlist? It’s right here! (There was no newsletter last week.)

Playlist for 8/21/16

August 27th, 2016 by leg

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