Playlist for the 3/22/15 radio show

March 23rd, 2015 by leg

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8:00am (+ 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

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside: Paris
Ponies In The Surf: Ventricle
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

Playlist for 3/15/15 show

March 16th, 2015 by leg

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The newest issue of the Hello Pretty City zine is still free and still super beautiful! That’s it in the photo. Available now at Fort Orange General Store on Delaware Avenue in Albany. (It’s a wee-little thing that’s kind of like a print-version of listening to Hello Pretty City the radio show. Next issue will be out in April…collect them all!)

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 (Playing at Helsinki Hudson on Friday, 3/20.)
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 (One of the guys in this band is the dude in Sylvan Esso!)
Mountain Man: Sewee Sewee (One of the women singing is the singer for Sylvan Esso!)
Sylvan Esso: Coffee (I’ve been listening to this song for almost a year now and I still feel a rush of glee every time.)

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 3/8/15 show

March 9th, 2015 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 (Getting my ears ready for his show at The Palace in April!)
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

These songs only played in the 8-10am airing of HPC:
David Byrne and St. Vincent: Who
David Byrne and St. Vincent: Lazarus
St. Vincent: Cruel

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 (Feeling very enamored with Leadbelly after watching this video about the making of his new box set.)
Moreno Veloso: Verso Simples

Photo info: From when I saw Suitcase Junket and Winterpills at Caffe Lena a few weeks back. The music is definitely on my mind because it was beautiful but so is that place; it’s so special that I’d go see anything there.

Playlist for 3/1/15 show

March 2nd, 2015 by leg


8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Sean Rowe: Desiree
The Van Allen Belt: One On The Board
Sinkane: New Name
Ages And Ages: Light Goes Out
Death Cab for Cutie: Portable Television
Ex Hex: Radio On
Jaill: She’s My Baby
The Smittens: Stop The Bombs
Deerhoof: Paradise Girls
The Blow: Make It Up
Eleanor Friedberger: Stare At The Sun
Cayucas: East Coast Girl
Grizzly Bear: While You Wait For The Others
Telekinesis: Lean on Me
Bleached: Searching Through The Past
Mitski: Townie
Fleet Foxes: Ragged Wood

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Yacht: Where Does This Disco
Camera Obscura: I Missed Your Party
Devendra Banhart: Never Seen Such Good Things
Lavender Diamond: Everybody’s Song
Boardwalk: I’m Not Myself
Michael Kiwanuka: Bones
Sharon Van Etten: I’m Wrong
Caveman: Where’s the Time
Nobody & The Mystic Chords of Memory: Coyote’s Song (When You Hear It Too)
Taken By Trees: Only You
Cass McCombs: Brighter!
Father John Misty: Funtimes in Babylon
Winterpills: Amazing Sky
M. Ward: A Voice At The End of the Line
Kindness: For the Young
Broadcast: Oh How I Miss You

Playlist for 2/22/15 show

February 23rd, 2015 by leg

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It’s impossible for me to choose just one favorite song from the 2/22/15 show. So…here are all the songs and they are all faves.

8:00am (+ 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

9:00am (+ 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
Sylvan Esso: Wolf
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  (Inspired by Michael Hurley’s “The Werewolf Song.”)
Kishi Bashi: Q&A
Festival: Fair And True
Múm: Underwater Snow
Woman’s Hour: Reflections

Playlist for 2/15/15 show

February 16th, 2015 by leg


8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
The Black Keys: Everlasting Light
Oscar Neves: Mabelé
Ex Hex: Don’t Wanna Lose
Foxygen: How Can You Really
Architecture In Helsinki: Heart It Races
Vampire Weekend: One (Blake’s Got a New Face)
Booker T. Jones: Progress (featuring Yim Yames)
Cass McCombs: Love Thine Enemy
Broadcast: Before We Begin
Sinkane: How We Be
The New Pornographers: Champions of Red Wine
Friends: Friend Crush
Wye Oak: Glory
Frankie Rose: Interstellar
Andrew Bird: Fake Palindromes
Mitski: First Love-Late Spring
Marine Girls: Tonight?

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Richard Swift: Lady Luck
Widowspeak: Dyed in the Wool
The Hidden Cameras: Colour Of A Man
Jessica Lea Mayfield: Kiss Me Again
José González: This Is How We Walk On The Moon
Gillian Welch: Six White Horses
Father John Misty: Nancy From Now On
The Innocence Mission: Brotherhood Of Man
Whiskeytown: Dancing With The Women At The Bar
Lavender Diamond: Forgive
Literature: Kites
Wilco: How To Fight Loneliness
PHOX: 1936
Teitur: Antonio And His Mobile Phones
Yo La Tengo: Well You Better

Playlist for 2/8/15 show

February 15th, 2015 by leg

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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
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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
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 2/1/15 show

February 6th, 2015 by leg



8:00am (+ 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
Panda Bear: Comfy in Nautica

9:00am (+ 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

Playlist for 1/25/15 show

January 31st, 2015 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 (Felt so good to hear them this morning. Sometimes, Built To Spill sounds so fresh and awakening.)
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
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 (Not a song that I’d usually crave, but this one is so catchy that I can’t help it!)
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 1/18/15 show

January 24th, 2015 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Ages And Ages: Light Goes Out
Grimes: Genesis
Mos Def: Quiet Dog
Sleater-Kinney: Bury Our Friends
Os Angos: Avante Juventude
Sandy’s: Great Highway
Panda Bear: Untying The Knot
Yacht: Works Like Magic
Annie Philippe: C’est La Mode
Eleanor Friedberger: When I Knew
Katie Kate: Sadie Hawkins
Coke Weed: Sunseekers
Quilt: Tired & Buttered
Ex Hex: You Fell Apart
Magnolia Electric Co.: Josephine
Stereolab: Two Finger Symphony

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
El May: I Played a Role
The Rosebuds: Wait A Minute
Rose Melberg: I Don’t Believe In The Sun
Devon Williams: Will You Let Go Of My Heart?
Broadcast: Winter Now
Angel Olsen: White Fire
The Poets Of Rhythm: Summer Days
Foxygen: How Can You Really
Chromatics: Blue Moon
Jessica Pratt: Back, Baby (From what I can hear so far, this album could be my first fave of 2015.)
Camera Obscura: New Year’s Resolution
Real Estate: How Might I Live
Cate Le Bon: Mirror Me
Beachwood Sparks: Nature’s Light