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Sunday, December 26, 2010

Playlist for Dec. 25

song, artist / CD

Am I sexy, the Lords of Acid
Dance of the sugar plum fairies, Béla Fleck
Christmas fais do do, Marcia Ball / Genuine house rocking
Mele Kalikimaka, Reel big fish
The Christmas song, the Boxmasters / Christmas Cheer
12 Arabian nights / Blame it on
Boogie woogie santa claus / the Christmas Jugband
Real merry gents don't rest / Blame it on
Children go where I send thee, Joan Osborn / Snow angels
The Li'l endless summer boy / Blame it on
She's underneath mistletoe again, Antsy McClain / Merry Xmas fm trailer-park
Naïve melody, Talking Heads / Stop making sense
Winter wonderland, Shirley Horn / Verve remixed
Nutcracker suite dance of the funky DJ's / Acid
Grandma got run over by a reindeer
Baby it's cold outside, Betty Carter & Ray Charles / Sinatra & friends
You're a mean one Mr. Grinch, Asylum street spankers
Peace in the world, James Brown / I'm back
Christmas feeling ska, Toots & the Maytals / Christmas greetings fm studio 1
Linus and Lucy
The Israelites, Desmond Dekker & the Aces
White Christmas, Bob Marley & Wailers /
Christmas greetings fm studio 1
Santa Claws is coming to town, Alice Cooper / Metal Christmas
Russian monastic vespers / Sacred treasures
Silent nutcracker / Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Christmas-time once again, Oak Ridge Boys / Greatest country Christmas hits, v. 2
Christmas eve reel / Best of Celtic Christmas
Nedeleg, Ensemble Choral du bout du monde / World Christmas
Christmas baby, Chuck Berry / Season's greetings, Milennium Collection
We three kings (feat. Zakir Hussain) /
World Christmas

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Playlist for Dec. 18

song, artist / CD

Don't follow the guru
, Ganga Giri / Raising it up

All, JJ Grey and Mofro / Georgia Warhorse
Viva Las Vegas, the Dead Kennedys
Breadcrumbs, Handful of Luvin' / Life in between
Er quero sol, Fernanda Abreu / Global soul
I zimbra, Talking Heads / Fear of Music
Am I sexy, the Lords of Acid
Business time, Flight of the Conchords
Black and gold, Sam Sparro
祈跡-In Album Version, the Radwimps / Radwimps 2
Overflow, Amber Darland
These days, Johnny Clegg & Savuka / Heat, dust and dreams
Tell it to me, Old Crow Medicine Show / O.C.M.S.
Here I am, Al Green / Call me
The trains, the drink and the dawn, Kill County
Koala bears, Mitch Hedberg
54-46 was my number, Toots & the Maytals / 20th century masters
Moving, Macaco / Puerto presente
Go go gadget gospel, Gnarls Barkley / St. Elsewhere
Lizard in your pants, Antonia Lamb / Banjo g
randma's family album
What manner of man, Willie Mae Ford Smith / Say amen somebody
The pilgrimage into chaos [feat. Alan Watts], Handful of Luvin' /
Zij, Marco Borsato / Onderweg
Soun tha mi primer amor, Kinky / Kinky
Blue orchids, Sun Kil Moon / April

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Playlist for Dec. 4

song, artist / CD

Emitiendo, Macaco
This is the song (good luck), Punch Brothers /Antifogmatic
Braided hair, One giant leap / Global soul
Windows, N.E.R.D. / Seeing sounds
Cinnamon girl, Neil Young / Everybody knows this is nowhere
Don't follow the guru, Ganga Giri / Raising it up
It's going down, Blackalicious / Blazing arrow
Sunday, Sia Furler
Night fire dance, Andreas Vollenweider
Ominira, Angélique Kidjo
Cake-walking babies from home, Clarence Williams and the Blue Five
Ballroom blitz, Sweet
With a little help from my friends, Joe Cocker
Mom & pops, Dane Cook
Bruca mangua, A. Rodriquez
Hallelujah, Jeff Buckley / Grace
The song of Harold, Maia Spear
Dec. 1963 (Oh what a night), Yannick / Cover the world
Run run run, Phoenix / Alphabetical
Pere et garçon, John Delafose
Sally, Gogol Bordello / Gypsy punks: underdog world strike
Angélique Kidjo
Car wash, Rose Royce
Aliens, Nicholas Iris / World bridger

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Playlist for Nov. 6

song, artist / CD

Soun tha mi primer amor, Kinky
African odyssey, Delhi to Dublin
One monkey don't stop no show, Big Maybelle
Home, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes
Man in black, Johnny Cash
Ganesh is fresh, MC Yogi

The next 3 songs performed by Jessie of Orphan in the Afterlife
Little Bella
Shine a light on

Such great heights, Iron and wine
Back together, Citizen Cope
Angel face, Michael Black
Om mahaprana deepam, Shankar Mahadevan
That don't make it junk, Leonard Cohen / Songs from the road

The final 4 songs performed by Jessie of Orphan in the Afterlife
Madame Bovary
Comfortable silence
Dot the I's
Fancy pants

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Playlist for Oct. 16

Springtime, Ma Muse / Strange and wonderful
Mambo Italiano, Bette Midler sings the Rosemary Clooney songbook
Soun tha mi primer amor, Kinky / Kinky
Time, China
Lovin' and Huggin', Hank Williams III / Lovesick, broke & driftin'
My girls, Animal collective
Cuerpo triste, Ojos de brujo / Estopa
Höchste zeit, Joy Denalane / Global soul
Ancient times one, Astarius
Positive herb, Niyorah
Can you feel it, the Jacksons
I'm free, Morgan King (rmx DJ Sasha) / Global underground
Kodo (Inside the sun rmx), Yoshida Bros.
No Hilo E Ka Heke Ahi O Na Moku, Kaumakaiwa Kanaka Ole / Welo
Pussycat meow, Deee-lite / Dewdrops in the garden
Vamonos, Chavela Vargas / Live en Carnegie Hall
Pata pata, Miriam Makeba / Reflections
Back in the USSR, Dead Kennedys / Live at the Deaf Club
Sister twisted, Kinky / Reina
Be good Johnny, Men at work / Business as usual
Ain't misbehavin' -- Hinky dinky parlay vous / Music of WW II
The thin line, Jurassic Five feat. Nelly Furtado
Éireann, Afro Celt Sound System / Vol. 2 Release

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Playlist for Oct. 2

song, artist / CD

Azara Alhai, Rasha / Acoustic Arabia
Reasons to be cheerful, Part 3, Ian Dury & the Blockheads
Outdoor lovin' man, Hank Williams Jr. / Almeria club
A Donde van los muertos, Kinky
Boom shinga ling, Oojami
Burn the Witch!, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Don't stand so close to me, the Police
Sally, Gogol Bordello / Gypsy punks
Cuerpo Triste, Ojos de Brujo / Estopa
White chocolate butterfly, Dunkelbunt (rmx Stefano Miele) / Sun Dub
Obama Nation, Lowkey
Chill out, Black Uhuru
Hasta Quemarnos (the Faint remix), Kinky
Men will do anything, Alice Russell / Here lies love
Springtime, Ma Muse / Strange and wonderful
Every breath you take, Joan Osborne / Spirits in the material world
Losing you, Mavis Staples / You are not alone
I'll go crazy, James Brown / Live at the Apollo
Ciclone, La Sonora Dinamíta / Colombia
Too young, Phoenix
Life is a rock (but the radio rolled me), the Reunion
Boogie woogie bugle boy, the Andrews Sisters
Optimistic, the Sounds of Blackness / Evolution of gospel
Grapevine, Fishbelly Black

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Playlist for Sep. 4

song, artist / CD

Pensando nela, Trio Mocotó / Samba Rock
Poker face, Lady Gaga (intro)
Polaris, Bostich
Clanedestino, Manu Chao / Clandestino
Bad dog, Ted Hawkins
Good dog down, Synrgy
Exaltation, Matisyahu
Glittering clouds, Cut copy
Azara alhai, Rasha / Acoustic Arabia
Boca de Bondaneon, Latin impressions / Connect
Tighten up, Black Keys / Brothers
What if God smoked weed, Stephen Lynch
Move it, Balkan beat box / Blue-eyed black boy
Chicky, Oojami / Bellydancing breakbeats
Whatever that means, the Toyes / Strange animals
In the waiting line, Zero 7
Gaza calling, Checkpoint 303
Non je ne regrette rien, Edith Piaf
After buffalo, Phoenix & after buffalo / the Legend continues
Go slow, Sparlha Swa / In the distance
Glósóli, Sigur Rós / Takk

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Playlist for Aug. 21

song, artist / CD

Agolo, Angelique Kidjo
Puzzle puzzle, Radwimps
Push up, Freestylers
And she was, Talking heads
Beer vs. Pot, Bill Hicks
Sowing the seeds of love, Tears for fears
Ribs out, Fuck buttons
Ramblin' man, Hank Williams
Thom karuvil irunthom, Shankar Mahadevan
808 state, Mondonet / Trance Europe express
My ding-a-ling, Chuck Berry
Cha cha gitano, Yma Sumac / The Mambo
Ana ma fiye, Najwa Karam
Gotta find my woman, Geno Delafose / Rough Guide to Zydeco
Dil nachde, Delhi to Dublin
All you ever wanted, Black Keys / Attack and release
Africans, Nneka / Victim of truth
Breadcrumbs, Handful of Luvin' / Life in between
Hacen falta dos, Macaco
Help yourself, Devil makes three / Do wrong right
Fear of flying, Phoenix and After Buffalo / Journey continues
19th Nervous breakdown, Rolling Stones
Somewhere over the rainbow, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole / Facing future
Fever, Stereo MCs (rmx Steve Hillage)

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Playlist for Aug. 7

song, artist / CD

Moving, Macaco / Puerto presente
Butterfly, Talvin Singh
Breadcrumbs, Handful of Luvin' / Life in between
Kol elly fat, Tamr Hosni
Killing 'em softly, Dave Chappelle
Six pieds sous terre, Chicha libre / Sonido Amazonico
Kokiriko bushi, Omodaka
Black man know yourself, Femi Kuti / Shoki shoki
Respectness, Seeed
Drip drop, Synrgy
Fui, Trio Mocotó
Zij, Marco Borsato
Zippy, Michael Smith / Tales from the Tavern, v. 1
Lollypop rmx, Squeek E. Clean
Demons, Macy Gray
Hey Tia, Instituto Mexicano del Sonido
Cherry Cherry, Neil Diamond
The first day of my life, Bright Eyes / I'm wide awake ...
I am resistance, Rico Pabon & Agua Libre
Workers song, Dropkick Murphys
Venom wearing denim, Junior Brown
Thom karuvil irunthom, Shankar Mahadevan
Crazy, Gnarls Barkley
Fever, Stereo MCs (rmx Steve Hillage)

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Playlist for June 19

[The June 5 show was pre-empted by the 34th annual Summer Arts Festival in Benbow.]

song, artist / CD
Breadcrumbs, Handful of Luvin' / Life in between
The Weather, Crowded House vs. Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg
Last time, Ike Reilly / Salesmen and racists
We are the people, Empire of the sun / Walking on a dream
Suffering fools, Lubriphonic / Soul solution
Dispear, Nas and Damien Marley / Distant relatives
Respectness, Seeed
She has a girlfriend now, Reel big fish / Greatest hit ... and much more
High end logistics, Antióquia / My piano ate the front page of the SF Chronicle
All I need, Air / Moon Safari
Kickdrum, Handful of Luvin' / Life in between
Get back, the Beatles / Anthology 3
Police brutality, Antióquia / My piano ...
My delirium, Ladyhawke
Soledad, Chavela Vargas / En Carnegie Hall
Soul solution, Lubriphonic / Soul solution
Apples, Delhi to Dublin rmx by Tspoon's Po' Girl, feat. Allison Russell
Wildwood weed, Jim Stafford
Classical gas, Mason Williams techno rmx performed by Vanessa Mae
Brand new song, Reel big fish / Why do they rock so hard?
Pocket, Sam Sparro / Sam Sparro

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Playlist for May 15

song, artist / CD

Earth people, Dimensional Holofonic Sound
Robots, Flight of the Conchords
The Robots, Kraftwerk
Trees, Kool Keith / The return of Dr. Octagon
Kokiriko bushi, Omodaka
Cops, Robin Williams
Sharp dressed man, ZZ Top
You don't know how it feels, Tom Petty / Wildflowers
Hey Tia, Mexican Institute of Sound
Infinita tristeza, Manu Chao / Próxima Estación: Esperanza
Midnight marauders, Fat Freddy's Drop / Based on a true story
Sound of Kuduro, Buraka som sistema feat. MIA & DJ Znobia / Black diamond
Spiders and snakes, Jim Stafford
Paper planes, MIA
Time to pretend, MGMT
Elijah rock, shout shout!, Earl Thomas / Plantation rock
The weather episode, Crowded house v. Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg
Che gelida manina, Giacomo Puccini / La Bohème
Hacen falta dos, Macaco / FIFA 10 soundtrack
Meen el-Alharbi ["Who's the terrorist"], Dam
Yosawya-san, Omodaka
It's 4:20 somewhere, Chief Greenbud
Superpowers, Dane Cook
One by one, Black Seeds / Into the Dojo
Midnight express, Nuno Bettencourt

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Playlist for May 1

song, artist / CD

Relax, Frankie goes to Hollywood
Jetstreams, Cinnamon Chasers
Ribs out, Fuck Buttons / Street Horrrsing
Baila Me (intro), Gypsy Kings
Holiday, Dizzee Rascal / Tongue n cheek
いいんですか? (Is everything ok?), Radwimps
Gone daddy gone, Gnarls Barkley
Tomatoes, Mitch Hedberg
Paper planes, MIA / Kala
Quand es-ce qu'on arrive (When do we arrive), Balkan Beat Box
Cay's crays, Fat Freddy's Drop / Based on a true story
Francesa, Roy Harper
Ganesh is fresh, MC Yogi
Put it on again, Bob Marley rmx Groove Corp. / Remixes fm the Elephant House, v. 1
Blue (Ba da bee), Eiffel 65
The tyranny of ducks, Eddie Izzard
Tudo bem, Trio Mocotó / Samba rock
Earth people, Dimensional Holofonic Sound
El lado mas bestia de la vida, Albert Plá / Cover the world
Macomé, Holger Hiller, Rough guide to urban latino
We will not go down (Song for Gaza)
, Michael Heart
The rain don't last forever, Hope
At ease, Mitch Hedberg
Joy, Apollo 100
The snake and the moon, Dead can dance / Spiritchaser

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Playlist for Apr. 17

song, artist / CD

Moving, Macaco / Puerto Presente
Desert rose, Sting w/ Cheb Mami / Desert roses & Arabian rhythms
Love train, the O'Jays
Positive herb, Niyorah
Science is golden, the Grates / Gravity won't get you high
Burning man, Avant Gardeners / Untilled
Love your ways, Salmonella dub / Inside the dub plates
Cowboys are frequently secretly fond of each other, Willie Nelson
Ribs out, Fuck buttons / Street horrrsing
At last, Etta James
Tengo, Macaco / Puerto Presente
Ataypura, Yma Sumac
Bomb the world, Michael Franti and Spearhead
Gotta get up every morning, Junior Brown
Sugar bee, Boozoo Chavis / Down home on dog hill
Kolniður, Jónsi / Go
Salaam Shalom, MJ Greenmountain rmx Cheb i Sabbah
Fader, the Temper Trap / Conditions
Feels so good, Chuck Mangione
Dancing with the lion, Andreas Vollenweider

Monday, April 5, 2010

Playlist for Apr. 3

song, artist / CD

Chicky, Oojami / Bellydancing breakbeats
Flamenco fusion, Jazmin & Face
I can't save you Angelene, Bob Seger / It's a mystery
She loves everybody, Chester French
Kan man ha roligare [Swedish for: "Can you have any more fun?"]
Put it on again, Bob Marley rmx by Groove Corp. / Remixes fm the Elephant house, v. 1
C'est comme ça, Les Rita Mitsouko / The no comprendo
Veena, Talvin Singh / Buddha Bar III
I used to do drugs, Mitch Hedberg
Brand new song, Reel big fish / Why do they rock so hard?
Bonkers, Dizzee Rascal / from a Lickerish radio set by Lady Kier
Said Guevara, Checkpoint 303
Pull up the people, MIA / Arular
Moving, MacAco / Puerto presente
Speaking in tongues III, Sheila Chandra / Moonsung
Rigoletto: La donna e mobile (Verdi) / Rome opera house orchestra
Days of the theocracy, Anne Feeney / If I can't dance ...
Non, je ne regrette rien, Edith Piaf
Time tough, Toots and the Maytalls
Britain vs. America, Eddie Izzard
A little less conversation, Elvis Presley rmx by Junkie XL
Home, Edward Sharp and the magnetic zeros
Ever so lonely, Sheila Chandra / Moonsung
Peace train, Cat Stevens / Teaser and the firecat

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Playlist for Mar. 20

song, artist / CD
* ~ Don't miss the video of Louis Jordan singing "Saturday Night Fish Fry!"

King without a crown, Matisyahu / Live at Stubb's
Lout sourcing, Bill Maher
Blueberry yum yum, Ludacris feat. Sleepy Brown / The red light district
None shall pass, Aesop Rock
Shake your booty, KC and the Sunshine band
Needle stuck on Lebanon, Checkpoint 303
No más, Zona Marginal Rough Guide to Urban Latino
Chicky, Oojami / Bellydancing breakbeats
The Fear, Lily Allen
Sister, sister, Sparlha Swa / In the distance
Barroom girls, Gillian Welch / Revival
Drunk with power, Margaret Cho
Sacramento, Deep Dish / George is on
Foul owl on the prowl, Travis and Boomer
Six days, DJ Shadow feat. Mos Def / The private press
Collie man, Slightly stoopid / Acoustic roots: live and direct
Play this game, Utopia / POV
Policy of truth, Depeche Mode / Violator
Pussycat Meow, Deee-Lite / Dewdrops in the garden
Parisien du Nord, Cheb Mami
The Remember song, Tom Rush / Trolling for owls
Workers' Song, Dropkick Murphys / Mob mentality
Ya mulemau, Joe Arroyo
Saturday night fish fry, Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five
Cool jazz, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Playlist for Mar. 6

song, artist / CD

Tell me why, Synrgy / Live and love
Budos rising, Budos band / Budos band II
Eye know, de la Soul / 3 feet high and rising
Who cares, Gnarls Barkley / St. Elsewhere
Wild world, Cat Stevens / Tea and the tillerman
Green-eyed girl, Ted Hawkins / The next 100 years
Rastaman chant, Bob Marley
Tudo bem, Trio Mocotó
Lud and Marie meet Dracula's daughter, Lily Tomlin / Live on stage
Me gustas tú, Manu Chao / Próxima Estación: Esperanza
I'm yours, Justin Mraz / We sing we dance we steal things
Al zajdi zajdi jasno sonce, 3 Mustaphas 3, Heart of uncle
The Emperor's Clothes, Invincible
At the river, Groove Armada
No sugar in my coffee (bald-headed woman), The Clidows
Rock and roll band, Boston / Boston
Foul owl on the prowl, Boomer & Travis
Modern man, George Carlin
Riva, Arakatuba / Rough guide to urban latino
No one knows my name, Gillian Welch
You're not alone, André Tannenberger
Money formula 2, Astarius / Spirit rap
I'm free, Morgan King remixed by DJ Sasha / Global Underground

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Playlist for Feb. 20

Interview with 3 members of the 7-man, Arcata-based reggae band,
Synrgy: Brian Zack, Jay Keyz & Christian Joao
. Peep their website.

, artist / CD

Battle cry, Welfare poets & Rebel Diaz
Boom shinga ling, Oojami / Boom shinga ling
I am resistance, Rico Pabon & Agua Libre
Adelita, Trio Mocotó / Samba rock
Inflation, the Whitest boy alive
Gonna change my way of thinking, Bob Dylan & Mavis Staples / Gotta serve somebody
3 songs by Synrgy, from their new CD / Live and love:
  1. Live and love
  2. Tell me why
  3. Good dog down
Look into my eyes, Outlandish / Closer than veins
There stands the glass, Ted Hawkins / The next hundred years
Do not tickle me, Dane Cook
Stop to love, Luther Vandross / Give me the reason
Polaris, Bostich / Rough guide to urban latino
Shot in the back of the head, Moby / Wait for me
Canción protesta, Aterciopelados / Oye!
Elijah rock (shout! shout!), Earl Thomas / Plantation gospel
Alright, Unforscene

Monday, February 15, 2010

Playlist for Feb. 6

song, artist / CD

The Dream reborn, Markese Bryant
Faye Dunaway, Casey Spooner
Boom shinga ling, Oojami / Boom shinga ling
Infinita tristeza, Manu Chao / Próxima Estación: Esperanza
Llamándote, Jorge Aníbal Mendoza / Bachata y Cachaca
Gone daddy gone, Gnarls Barkley / St. Elsewhere
Move on up a little higher, Earl Thomas / Plantation Gospel
Fader, Temper trap / Conditions
I can't go for that, Les Go / Putumayo Cover the world
Refavela, Angélique Kidjo / Black ivory soul
Adios farewell adieu, Tracey Dey
The current, the NPK
Tudo bem, Trio Mocotó / Samba rock
We will not go down (Song for Gaza), Michael Heart
Benga taxi, 3 Mustaphas 3 / Heart of uncle
Ganesh is fresh, MC Yogi
Within you without you, The Beatles / Sgt. Peppers ...
All around the world, Lisa Stansfield / Affection
All my friends, Peeping Thomas / Casual encounters
Tell my why, Synergy / Live and love

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Playlist for Jan. 2

song, artist / CD

Global warning [sic], Steel pulse / African holocaust
Electric avenue, Eddy Grant
The Fear, Lily Allen
Thin line, Jurassic 5 feat. Nellie Furtado / Power in numbers
Vencer o morir, Asilo 38, Rough guide to urban latino
"I've come so far ... ", words of Maylin Sese / < Democracy Now 12.17.09
[laid over:] ABoneConeDrone3, Shiela Chandra / Mooonsung
Pull up the people, MIA / Arular
Hello tomorrow, Squeak E. Clean
Easy bake ovens, Girlyman / Everything's easy
(Hey Baby) Que paso?, Texas tornadoes / Best of ~
Born in Babylon, Soldiers of Jah
Spread your wings, Sparlha Swa / In the distance
Defenders of marriage, Anne Feeney / If I can't dance, it's not my revolution
Agolo, Angelique Kidjo / Aye
Ghir enta, Souad Massi / Acoustic Arabia
Always and forever, Luther Vandross
John Q. Lonely, Maia Sharp / Maia Sharp
Stab, Pinebox Boys / Stab
Battle cry, Welfare Poets & Rebel Diaz
It just won't do, Tim Deluxe
The revolution will not be televised, Gil Scott-Heron
Katarina, Beyond the pale / Postcards
World hold on [club mix], Bob Sinclair
Get on the bus, Delhi 2 Dublin
I'm free, Morgan King remixed by DJ Sasha / Global Underground
The Sexicans, Salsa Fresca remixed by DJ Mark Farina / Connect
Balinese Fantasy, Zakir Hussain / Trance Planet vol. 1

[Today's broadcast was about 15 minutes longer than usual.]