Playlist for 11/16/14 show

November 23rd, 2014 by leg

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Commence a Black Keys binge because of this 11/16/14 radio show. 

8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Keren Ann: Sugar Mama
The Cave Singers: Hen Of The Woods
Chairlift: I Belong In Your Arms
The Walkmen: The Blizzard Of ’96
BLOW: True Affection
Dirty Projectors: Dance For You
Kate Nash: Fri-End
Frankie Rose: Night Swim
Allo Darlin’: Dreaming
MaryLeigh Roohan: Coward
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart: A Teenager in Love
The Black Keys: Too Afraid To Love You
Lawrence Arabia: Traveling Shoes
Damien Jurado: Silver Timothy
Sea Wolf: Dear Fellow Traveller
Tennis: Take Me to Heaven
Crystal Stilts: Memory Room

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Father John Misty: Nancy From Now On
Wye Oak: The Alter
Cass McCombs: Angel Blood
Junip: Your Life Your Call
Juana Molina: Ferocisimo
Diego Garcia: Warm Winter Day
Lily & Madeleine: Devil We Know
Gregory Alan Isakov: All Shades Of Blue
Boardwalk: I’m To Blame
Son Little: Cross My Heart
The Helio Sequence: December
Kurt Vile: Girl Called Alex
Ane Brun: Tragedy
Marine Girls: Second Sight
Dean Wareham: Air

Playlist for 11/9/14 show

November 16th, 2014 by leg

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Fave song of the 11/9/14 show….can’t I just love them all?

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 (She’s playing in Troy on Friday, 11/21. Yup, I’m beyond psyched. Stream her whole new album for free here. It’s good, real good.)
Fleet Foxes: Ragged Wood

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Yacht: Where Does This Disco (I don’t usually play too much dancey stuff but something about this song just had to be played loud and on the radio. And I really liked this other song of theirs.)
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 (His new album comes out next year. Until then there’s this and it’s good and funny. His voice sounds even better than ever.)
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 11/2/14 show

November 9th, 2014 by leg

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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 10/26/14 show

November 2nd, 2014 by leg

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On my mind:
1. BUILT! It’s the best party of the year and it’s this coming Saturday, 11/1.
2. Putting together the third issue of the Hello Pretty City zine!
3. Raking all those damn leaves!


8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Katie Kate: Sadie Hawkins
Death Vessel: Mandan Dink
Cat Power: Ruin
Sonny Knight & The Lakers: Juicy Lucy
Billy Bragg & Wilco: California Stars
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 (She sounds so much like Regina Spektor! But she’s not. Ha!)
LEO: Waltz
Bodies of Water: In Your Thrall Again

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
Bahamas: Caught Me Thinking (I’m having trouble getting into his new album but I love the first one so much that I’m committed to trying over and over again. Plus he’s playing at The Hollow soon.)
The Duke And The King: If You Ever Get Famous
Julie Doiron: Sweeter
The Proper Ornaments: Gone
Strand Of Oaks: Plymouth
The Antlers: Hotel (I’ll never forget seeing them at Helsinki Hudson. Captivating and each time I hear them I’m transported back to those moments.)
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
Assateague: Old Song
Beck: Unforgiven
Diane Cluck: Easy To Be Around
Joel Jerome: Dumb After All

Playlist for 10/19/14 show

October 26th, 2014 by leg

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Dear Sunday morning, I love you. (These are the songs from last week’s show.)

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

Picture note: The view from a mountain called Scarface.

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