Playlist for 8/24/14 show

August 31st, 2014 by leg

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

The Mountain Goats: This Year
Eleanor Friedberger: I Won’t Fall Apart On You Tonight
Hospitality: I Miss Your Bones
The Modern Lovers: Roadrunner
Telekinesis: Lean on Me
Shannon And The Clams: Heads or Tails
Young Dreams: Dream Alone, Wake Together
Andrew Bird: Pulaski at Night
SUPERCUTE!: Love love leave love
Cayucas: Cayucos
Camera Obscura: Break It to You Gently
White Denim: Street Joy
Hurray for the Riff Raff: I Know It’s Wrong (But That’s Alright)
Real Estate: Talking Backward
Best Coast: My Life

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

Modest Mouse: Sleepwalkin’
Cass McCombs: Brighter! (Featuring Karen Black)
Boardwalk: I’m Not Myself
Dean Wareham: Love is Colder Than Death
Suuns: Edie’s Dream
Alela Diane: About Farewell
Vampire Weekend: Obvious Bicycle
The Blow: I Tell Myself Everything
Devendra Banhart: Never Seen Such Good Things
Widowspeak: Spirit is Willing (Playing a mini-festival of Dream Pop on Wednesday night, 8/27, at Helsinki Hudson with one of my favorite bands, Hand Habits.)
Yo La Tengo: Is That Enough
Damien Jurado: Silver Joy (The live performance of this song on World Cafe is extra special.)
Sharon Van Etten: Taking Chances
The Walkmen: While I Shovel The Snow
Night Beds: Even If We Try

Picture note: At the track

Playlist for 8/17/14 show

August 24th, 2014 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
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 (Adding to this to my list of favorite songs so far of 2014.)
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 (Favorite song of today’s show.)

Playlist for 8/3/14 show

August 10th, 2014 by leg

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Lots to love in the 8/3/14 show but I pick you, “Cherry” by Chromatics, as  the song I’d want to hear on repeat all day.

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

Chromatics: Cherry
No Kids: The Beaches Are Closed
Mercury Rev: In A Funny Way
The Walkmen: Heaven
Temples: Shelter Song
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks: Lariat
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside: Bumpin’
Bahamas: What’s Worse
Mayer Hawthorne: The Stars Are Ours
Dr. Dog: The Rabbit, The Bat & The Reindeer
Tennis: Marathon
Komeda: More Is More
Neverever: Mexicoco
Taken By Trees: Too Young
Os Mutantes: A Minha Menina

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

Africa Show: Inspiraçáo De Nito
This Frontier Needs Heroes: George Clooney
Island Intervals: Triangulated Heart
Lucius: Go Home
Mr. Little Jeans: The Suburbs
Great Lake Swimmers: I am Part of a Large Family
Thao & Mirah: Spaced Out Orbit
Beachwood Sparks: Nature’s Light
Marla Hansen: Hollow and Bold
Tinariwen: Koud Edhaz Emin
Peggy Seeger: Roving Gambler
Shearwater: A Wake For The Minotaur ft. Sharon Van Etten
Lay Low: Farewell Good Night’s Sleep
Revolver: Calm Down

August 3rd, 2014 by leg

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

Katie Kate: Sadie Hawkins
Death Vessel: Mandan Dink (Bummed that I missed them at the Half Moon a few weeks ago. They were on the same bill as The Low Anthem and Last Good Tooth.)
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 (Can’t wait to see him play in Hudson next week on 8/4. He’s one of my most favorite people to watch play music. This comes close to capturing how he really sounds live.)
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 (I have a feeling that this album “Psychedelic Thriftstore Folk” is going to be one of my new favorites.)

Playlist for 7/20/14 show

July 27th, 2014 by leg

Listening to “Goshen ’97″ by Strand of Oaks is thrilling. It screams without actually screaming. It’s my favorite song of the 7/20/14 show. 


8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

Friends: I’m His Girl
The Drums: Book of Revelation
Strand Of Oaks: Goshen ’97 (Has an inherent loudness that I can hear even when I have it turned way down low.)
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 (He’s the drummer for Foxygen. Pretty cool!)
Luna: That’s What You Always Say
Bleached: For The Feel
The Aislers Set: Through The Swells (Even though I chose “Goshen ’97″ as my fave song of the show, anything by The Aislers Set melts me with pure joy any time I hear it.)

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 7/13/14 show

July 20th, 2014 by leg

All the really good songs from the 7/13/14 radio show! Ha! Just kidding! They’re all good and my favorite has to be a tie: Marla Hansen and Connie Acher singing Happy Harlem.


8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

Tame Impala: Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
Broadcast: Goodbye Girls
Lucius: Wildewoman
The Tallest Man On Earth: King Of Spain
TEEN: Come Back
Spent: Ready OK
Shearwater: Tomorrow
Little Dragon: Ritual Union
Stereolab: Everybody’s Weird Except Me
Matthew E. White: Signature Move
The Cave Singers: When the World
Band Of Horses: On My Way Back Home
Sufjan Stevens: Dear Mr. Supercomputer (Mostly, I’m happy living in this era (with occasional pangs for New York City in the 30s and 40s.) Then there are times when it feels utterly lucky to live in this time and place: like this weekend getting to see the ballet that Sufjan Stevens composed the music for on a hot Saturday at SPAC.)
Peggy Seeger: Gonna Be An Engineer
Marla Hansen: Hollow and Bold

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Boardwalk: I’m To Blame
Joanna Newsom: Cassiopeia
Haim: Go Slow
Songs: Ohia: Just Be Simple
Grizzly Bear: While You Wait For The Others
Marissa Nadler: Holiday In
Sebadoh: Let it Out
Cayucas: Will The Thrill
Warpaint: Hi
Benjamin Verdoes: Under the Layers
Connie Acher & Blind Drunk John: Happy Harlem (New Connie Acher just came out in April! It has some killer cover art. And songs!)
Camera Obscura: I Missed Your Party
Metronomy: Everything Goes My Way
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down: With A Girl Like You

Picture note: Map of dreamy Adirondack spots.

Playlist for 7/6/14 show

July 13th, 2014 by leg

8:00 (+ 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 (This video of them performing one of their early awesome songs is wild and raucous. So good!)
Real Estate: Talking Backward
Raphael Saadiq Feat. Jay-Z: Oh Girl
Marissa Nadler: Thinking Of You
Damien Jurado: Silver Joy (So sweet to hear this song today. Not like I haven’t listened to it with the whole album a bajillion times but something about it today took me right back to hearing it when he played it live right in front of me late last year, kinda like this.)   
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

Picture note: The Mohawk River from the Amtrak cafe car.

Playlist for 6/29/14 show

July 6th, 2014 by leg

8:00 (+ 8:00pm!)

The Concretes: Diana Ross
swiim: Soho (After The Weekend)
Metronomy: The Look
Twin Shadow: Run My Heart
Faces on Film: Great Move North
Midlake: This Weight
Cass McCombs: Big Wheel
William Onyeabor: Atomic Bomb
Neutral Milk Hotel: Holland, 1945
Thao & The Get Down, Stay Down: Travel
Local Natives: Airplanes
Peter Bjorn & John: Paris 2004
Wye Oak: Civilian
Lily & Madeleine: Nothing But Time
The Julie Ruin: Just My Kind
Lonnie Johnson: Long Road To Travel

9:00 (+ 9:00pm!)

Yo La Tengo: Autumn Sweater
Carla Bruni: Little French Song
Viking Moses: Sole Command Of The Day
Say Hi: November Was White, December Was Grey
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.: I Can’t Help It
Blitzen Trapper: The Tree
Boardwalk: Oh Well
The Blow: Like Girls
Ben Sollee: Bible Belt
Willis Earl Beal: Wavering Lines
James Blake: Retrograde Album_Radio Edit
Django Reinhardt: Nuages
Damien Jurado: Cloudy Shoes
Devendra Banhart: Won’t You Come Over

Playlist for 6/22/14 show

June 29th, 2014 by leg

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 (Playing Friday at Upstate Artists Guild on Lark this Friday night.)
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 6/15/14 show

June 22nd, 2014 by leg

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
Wye Oak: The Tower