Saturday, August 16, 2014

Playlist for Aug. 16

Ala Akbar, Abya Yala
Take yo' praise, Camille Yarbrough / The Iron Pot Cooker
Praise you, Fatboy Slim
Royals, Sad Clown
Nyoka Musango, Thomas Mapfumo / Chimurenga forever
I tend to avoid alcohol, from The Rum Diary
Robin Williams on alcohol
Di Bombs, Ikwunga / Indestructible African Beats
No GMO, Ras Gabriel
Following the puppets, Those Darn Accordions / No strings attached
Flower duet, from the opera Lakmé by Léo Delibes
Let's get the moonlight, Michita & Haiiro / Soul session
Your love will blow me away when my heart aches, Son Little
Drivers on the phone, Bob Rivers
Moonboots, Kyoka
Menthol cigarettes, from The Rum Diary
Azamane Tiliade, Bombino
Be so happy, Heartless Bastards (from Don Peyote)
Rama de Tamarindo, Petrona Martínez
C'est si bon, Eartha Kitt
Home, Edward Sharp & the Magnetic Zeroes

Saturday, July 19, 2014

playlist for July 19

Price of silence, a re-mix of Cancion Protesta by Aterciopelados / Oyé
Ana ma fiye, Najwa Karam
Wikileaks samba, Sonic Disobedience
Sinsemilla feat. Denyo, Seeed / New dubby conquerors
Streets O Ramallah, Checkpoint 303
Modern prophit, Nicholas Eyeris / Synchroneyes Symbols
Young man in America, Anais Mitchell
Woman, John Lennon
Persian love song, Lisa Gerrard / Mirror pool
Ya basta, Anne Feeney / Dump the bosses off your back
Agra the emerald mix feat. Paul Horn, Cheb i Sabbah
Slingshot Hiphop, Palestinian Rapperz
Which side are you on, Rebel Diaz
Risk it, Nahko & Medicine for the People / Dark as Night
Why we build the wall feat. Greg Brown, Anais Mitchell / Hadestown
Toad, Cream
The victim gets the blame, Anne Feeney / Union Maid
Israelites, Desmond Dekker & the Aces
Palestine will be free, Maher Zain / Thank you Allah
We will not go down, Michael Heart

Saturday, July 5, 2014

playlist for July 5

The machine 2006, Brother / As you were
Stomping ground, Resonance / Organic Dance Didgeridoo
excerpt from the film Muscle Shoals
Ask Grandma, Taj Mahal
Statesboro Blues, Taj Mahal
One time one night, Los Lobos
Echo, Terri Lyne Carrington / Mosaic
Odhiambo Otieno, Secret Museum of Mankind (v. 8)
Hill and Gully Ride, Secret Museum of Mankind (v. 1)
Nie Smuccie Sie Tatry, Secret Museum of Mankind (v. 1)
Can you feel it?, Jackson 5 / Triumph
Punky's dilemma, Simon and Garfunkel / Bookends
Stormy weather, Cab Calloway
Transformation, Terri Lyne Carrington / Mosaic
Pressed Rat and Warthog, Cream / Wheels of fire
Middle of the madness, Microcosmic (Kimiko Jay & Darian Gray)
Lonely women, Laura Nyro
Guru bramha, Jai Uttal / Buddha Bar v. 1
Three times of the day, Dylan Trees
Supermassive black hole,  Muse / Knights of Cydonia

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Playlist for June 7

Note: the May 17 edition of What It Is was pre-empted by KMUD's Block Party.
song, artist / CD

Saturdays, Cut copy / Bright like neon love
Voodoo child, Angélique Kidjo / Cover the world
Sinsemilla, Seeed / New Dubby Conquerors
Papa la Ska, Bossa Nova Beatniks / End civil twilight
Dilruba, Shahbaz & Ayaz
It's not unusual, Tom Jones
Barroom girls, Gillian Welch / Revival
Wild thing, The Troggs
Mnemonics, DJ Logic
Pahinni aloha, Hapa / In the name of love
Supafunkadholic (Esjay's Red Light Remix), Delhi 2 Dublin
The first, Motherlode
Shades, Arstidir
Dust my broom, Taj Mahal / Taj Mahal
Cake-walking babies come home feat. Eva Williams, Clarence Williams Blue Five
Your eyes, Bombay Bicycle Club / A different kind of fix
Lightning crashes, Live / Throwing copper
Prends courage, Feufollet / Cow island hop
Louisiana zydeco, Clarence Gatemouth Brown / Standing my ground
What's left of the flag, Flogging Molly / Drunken lullabies

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Playlist for May 3

Sinsemilla feat. Denyo, Seeed / New dubby conquerors :: lyrics (in Engl & Ger.)
Rong radio, Benjamin Zephaniah
Positive herb, Niyorah / A different age
Change my name to Bill, Nicolas Iris / World bridger
54-46 was my number, Toots and the Maytalls
Disco Deviance 31 clips, SHMLSS
Feelin', Bobma Estéreo
El Mayoral, Peña / Peña - Afro Peruvian Music
Donde estas Yolanda?, Pink Martini / Sympathique
I am resistance, Rico Pabon + Agua Libre
Duo concertant for violin and piano (Stravinsky), Leonidis Kavakos
Beatitudes, Sirin Ensemble
Hikoki gumo, Yumi Arai
Sisters, A Tribe Called Red / Nation II Nation
Tumbao, Ruben Gonzales
Wolf teeth, JD McPherson
When she smiles she lights the sky, Plantlife
Tha heart's find, D M Tea Hawk
Nose job, Pure-Land
Sway, Julie London
Friday the 13th, Supreme Beings
Oxbow lakes, The Orb
ABoneConeDrone, Sheila Chandra
Hey Tía, Instituto Mexicano del Sonido
Love your ways, Salmonella Dub / Inside the dub plates
Tanguillos marineros, Ojos de brujo / Techari

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Playlist Apr. 19

song, artist / CD
Today's show is dedicated to Carl Savage who passed on 17 Apr, aged 88. RIP.

Llama, Monareta
Red Riddom, A Tribe called Red / Nation II Nation
Lua afe, Te Vaka / Ki Mua
Blind spot, Katchafire & th Black Seeds
My city was gone, the Pretenders / Learning to crawl
music from the first season of Mad Men
Brother, Morten Harket
Bengali song, Nithin Sihawney / Chillout voices
Azara Alhai, Rasha / Acoustic Arabia
I believe she was talkin' 'bout me, Kevin Mahogany w/ Randy Travis
On the rocks, Grieves
Bhutto (Radio Rabat remix), Muslimgauze
Seytan, Serdar Ortac / Turkish hits vol. 1
The chain of obedience
Friday the 13th, Supreme Beings
Gangnam style, Psy
Thunderstruck, AC/DC - The Razor's edge
Throw me down in the old field, Linda Tillery & th Cultural Heritage Choir
Trees, John Butler Trio
Man in black, Johnny Cash
Closing time, Tom Waits
Un bel di vedremo (< Puccini) sung by Victoria de Los Angeles
Ain't no grave, Johnny Cash

Saturday, April 5, 2014

playlist Apr. 5

song, artist / CD

Breathless, Shankar Mahadevan
Mystic eyes, Monjes  Budistas / Sakya Tasha Ling
Llama, Monareta
Blue jeans, Lana del Rey
Dance upon the corner, Alchemystics / Spread hope
Rock paper scissors feat. Leslie Kernochan, Saqi / Heart's castle
Blue car, Big children's choir of national radio / My Perestroika
Voices of Light, Richard Einhorn set to The Passion of Joan of Arc
Chale chalo, Lagaan
Stay in bed, forget the rest; Deee-lite / Dewdrops in the garden
Tanto's revenge, A Tribe called Red / Nation II Nation
Blue drag, Alan Toussaint
Birth of the blues, Les Paul
Sat. Night Fish Fry, Louis Jordan
What's up pussycat, Tom Jones
Pussycat meow, Deee-lite / Infinity within
Beauty and a beat, Postmodern Jukebox
Everything must change, Nina Simone
Ain't got no/I got life
, Nina Simone
Love lifts up where we belong, Joe Cocker
Watching me, Jill Scott
I want to take you higher, Sly and Family Stone
46 and 2, Tool