Playlist for the 9/10/17 Hello Pretty City radio show

September 10th, 2017 by leg

First hour:
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

Second hour:
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

BIG NEWS! Hello Pretty City voted a Best Radio Show!

September 10th, 2017 by leg

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So humbled and thrilled that readers of The Alt voted Hello Pretty City as one of the best radio shows! And we’re in good company: WEXT was voted as on the best radio stations and one of the best radio (music).

Playlist for the 9/3/17 radio show

September 8th, 2017 by leg

First hour!
Jens Lekman: What’s That Perfume That You Wear?
Cherry Glazerr: Told You I’d Be With The Guys
Selebrities: Time
Amber Arcades: Come with Me
Ty Segall: Take Care (To Comb Your Hair)
Foxygen: Follow The Leader
Whitney: No Matter Where We Go
Maggie Rogers: Alaska
matt pond PA: In Winter
Hurray For The Riff Raff: Hungry Ghost
Sunflower Bean: Easier Said
Holy Sons: It’s My Feeling
Sallie Ford: Get Out
Lee Fields & The Expressions: Special Night
Petit Biscuit: Once Again

Second hour!
Hand Habits: Actress
T.Rex: Cosmic Dancer
Y La Bamba: Ojos Del Sol
Mac DeMarco: My Old Man
My Robot Friend: Goodbye
Itasca: G.B.
Allah-Las: Famous Phone Figure
Tim Cohen: John Hughes
Tennis: In The Morning I’ll Be Better
Big Surr: Riding
Molly Burch: Downhearted
Solange: Don’t Touch My Hair
Damien Jurado: November 20
Flowers: Pull My Arm
Blossom Dearie: They Say It’s Spring

Playlist for the 8/27/17 radio show

August 27th, 2017 by leg

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First hour:
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

Second hour:
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 the 8/20/17 radio show

August 19th, 2017 by leg

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First hour:
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

Second hour:
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 the 8/13/17 radio show

August 19th, 2017 by leg

First hour:
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

Second hour:
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 the 8/6/17 radio show

August 6th, 2017 by leg

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First hour:
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?

Second hour:
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 the 7/30/17 Hello Pretty City radio show

July 29th, 2017 by leg

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First hour:
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

Second hour:
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 the 7/23/17 radio show

July 23rd, 2017 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 (The singer’s old band was awesome.)
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

9:00 (+ 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
Yo La Tengo: Is That Enough
Damien Jurado: Silver Joy =
Sharon Van Etten: Taking Chances
The Walkmen: While I Shovel The Snow
Night Beds: Even If We Try

Playlist for the 7/16/17 radio show

July 16th, 2017 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
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