Playlist for Hello Pretty City radio, 1/22/17

January 23rd, 2017 by leg

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

9:00am (+ 9:00pm!)
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 the 1/15/17 radio show

January 16th, 2017 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 the 1/8/17 radio show

January 8th, 2017 by leg

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

Matthew Sweet: Evangeline
Angel Olsen: Shut Up Kiss Me
Sturgill Simpson: In Bloom
Lady Wray: Smilin’
Allah-Las: Could Be You
Parquet Courts: Berlin Got Blurry
Yo La Tengo: Deeper Into Movies
Cass McCombs: Opposite House
Damien Jurado: Mellow Blue Polka Dot
Flowers: Bathroom Sink
Real Estate: Horizon
Julia Holter: Everytime Boots
Paul de Jong: Hollywald
Piney Gir: Gold Rules
The Shacks: This Strange Effect
Haley Bonar: Hometown

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

Luna: Sideshow By The Seashore
Flock of Dimes: Semaphore
Slow Steve: Red Wool
The Frightnrs: Nothing More to Say
Twa Toots: Please Don’t Play A Rainy Night In Georgia
Mari Wilson with The Imaginations: If That’s What You Want
Department Of Eagles: Teenagers
Weyes Blood: Diary
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Inspiration Information
Laura Gibson: Two Kids
Itasca: Buddy
Yumi Zouma: Yesterday
Whitney: Light Upon The Lake
Michael Hurley: Intersoular Blues

Playlist for the 1/1/17 radio show (Happy New Year!)

January 1st, 2017 by leg

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8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
The Black Keys: Everlasting Light
Cadallaca: Your One Wish
The Be Good Tanyas: Light Enough To Travel
Local Natives: Sun Hands
Magnet: Lonely No More
Dr. John: You Lie
DIANA: Foreign Installation
Deerhunter: Sleepwalking
Widowspeak: Locusts
Komeda: Rocket Plane (Music On The Moon)
Kelley Stoltz: Storms
Coke Weed: Poison
Mikal Cronin: Shout It Out
The Besnard Lakes: Albatross
Sambassadeur: Between The Lines

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Laura Cantrell: Too Late For Tonight
King Krule: Baby Blue
Lovers: Wander Through the Time of Hearts
Doug Martsch: Reel Around the Fountain
Dent May: Born Too Late
Living Sisters: Make Love To Me
Gregory Alan Isakov: Amsterdam
Sam Amidon: My Old Friend
Jessica Lea Mayfield: Kiss Me Again
Vampire Weekend: Hannah Hunt
Califone: Movie Music Kills A Kiss
Porcelain Raft: NightBirds
Diego Garcia: Donde Esta (Live @ EXT)
Laura Marling: Sophia
Broadcast: Man Is Not a Bird

Hello Pretty City faves of 2016!

December 24th, 2016 by leg

Favorite songs of 2016:
[My criteria for loving a song: If I look into the future and imagine any of these coming on the radio, I do a quick swoon, turn up the volume, and spend the whole time hoping the song lasts forever.]

Maggie Rogers: Alaska
Haley Bonar: Hometown
Angel Olsen: Shut Up Kiss Me
Parquet Courts: Berlin Got Blurry
Beyonce: Formation
Sturgill Simpson: In Bloom
Itasca: Buddy
Whitney: No Woman
Rihanna: Work
Benji Hughes: Fall Me In Love
Blossom Dearie: Sunday Afternoon (Not a new song but it’s new to me in 2016 so I must include it. I feel like it’s the unofficial theme song to Hello Pretty City!)

Fave albums of 2016: 
Sharon Signs To Cherry Red – Independent Women 1979-1985: Volumes 1 + 2
Matt Pond PA: In Winter
Cass McCombs: Mangy Love
Angel Olsen: My Woman
Damien Jurado: Visions of Us on the Land
Mitski: Puberty 2
Yumi Zouma: Yoncalla
Kevin Morby: Singing Saw

Playlist for the 12/18/16 radio show

December 19th, 2016 by leg

 

8:00am (+ 8:00pm!)
Lykke Li: Little Bit
Lovers: Wander Through The Time Of Hearts
Blondie: One Way Or Another
Dum Dum Girls: Lost Boys and Girls Club
The Poets Of Rhythm: Augusta, GA
The Shivers: Love Is In The Air
Land Of Talk: Some Are Lakes
Shearwater: You As You Were
Lavender Diamond: I Don’t Recall
Benjamin Verdoes: Telling the Truth
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down: Holy Roller
The Clientele: Bookshop Casanova
Sea Wolf: Winter Windows
Stornoway: The Bigger Picture
Peggy Sue: Esme
Diego Garcia: Donde Esta

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Diego Garcia: Donde Esta
Y La Bamba: Oh February
Jolie Holland: Adieu False Heart
The Last Town Chorus: Modern Love
Josh Ritter: Nightmares
Shugo Tokumaru: Latern On The Water
Cibo Matto: Hotel Valentine
Real Estate: Talking Backward
Raphael Saadiq Feat. Jay-Z: Oh Girl
Marissa Nadler: Thinking Of You
Damien Jurado: Silver Joy
Night Beds: Borrowed Time
The Amazing: International Hair
Willy Mason: Into Tomorrow
Widowspeak: Dyed in the Wool
Hurray for the Riff Raff: Blue Ridge Mountain
Yo La Tengo: Our Way To Fall

 

Playlist for the 12/11/16 radio show

December 8th, 2016 by leg

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

Matthew Sweet: Evangeline
Angel Olsen: Shut Up Kiss Me
Sturgill Simpson: In Bloom
Lady Wray: Smilin’
Allah-Las: Could Be You
Parquet Courts: Berlin Got Blurry
Yo La Tengo: Deeper Into Movies
Cass McCombs: Opposite House
Damien Jurado: Mellow Blue Polka Dot
Flowers: Bathroom Sink
Real Estate: Horizon
Julia Holter: Everytime Boots
Paul de Jong: Hollywald
Piney Gir: Gold Rules
The Shacks: This Strange Effect
Haley Bonar: Hometown

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

Luna: Sideshow By The Seashore
Flock of Dimes: Semaphore
Slow Steve: Red Wool
The Frightnrs: Nothing More to Say
Twa Toots: Please Don’t Play A Rainy Night In Georgia
Mari Wilson with The Imaginations: If That’s What You Want
Department Of Eagles: Teenagers
Weyes Blood: Diary
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Inspiration Information
Laura Gibson: Two Kids
Itasca: Buddy
Yumi Zouma: Yesterday
Whitney: Light Upon The Lake
Michael Hurley: Intersoular Blues

Playlist for the 12/4/16 radio show

December 5th, 2016 by leg

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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

9:00 (+ 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 the 11/27/16 radio show

December 5th, 2016 by leg

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8:00am (and 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
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

9:00am (and 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
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 11/20/16 radio show

November 20th, 2016 by leg

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8:00am (and 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 (and 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
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
Moreno Veloso: Verso Simples