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Saturday, December 19, 2015

playlist for Dec. 19

Christmas Fais Do Do, Marcia Ball / Genuine Houserockin' Christmas
Mele Kalikimaka, Christafari Reggae Christmas
Let it snow, Cuba L.A. / Navidad Cubana
Boogie woogie Santa Claus, Christmas Jug Band / Uncorked
Blue Christmas, Porky Pig
Danse of the sugar plum fairies, Béla Fleck & the Flecktones / Jingle all the way
Santa’s North Pole Blues, Paul Hansbury
She’s underneath the mistletoe again, Antsy McClain & the Trailerpark Troubadours
Nedeleg ar bastored, Roger Abjean / Les Chants de la Nativité: en pays Breton
Russian Monastic Vespers / Sacred Treasures: Choral Masterworks from Russia
The Jailers, Richard Einhorn
Spirit rap, Astarius / Spirit rap
Nutcracker suite (Dance of the funky DJ's), The Torres Brothers / Acid X-mas
Baby it's cold outside, Kermit Ruffins
Blue Christmas, Elvis Presley
Winter wonderland Christian Prommer rmx, Shirley Horn / Verve Remixed Christmas
I saw Daddy kissing Santa Claus, Ru Paul / HO ho ho
Anything goes, Ella Fitzgerald / The Cole Porter songbook
Good morning blues rmx the Real Tuesday Weld, Count Basie / Verve Remixed Xmas
(What's so funny 'bout) Peace, love and understanding; Nick Lowe
Nedeleg, Eliane Pronost et al. / Les Chants de la Nativité: en pays Celte
You’re a mean one Mr. Grinch, Asylum Street Spankers / A Christmas spanking
Humboldt Wassail, Holly Tannen / Rime of the ancient matriarch
Chpt. 24, Pink Floyd / The piper at the gates of dawn
Turn the world around, Ta'Kaiya Blaney
Blanca Navidad, Los Reyes / Christmas around the world
No Christmas for me, Zee Avi / This warm Dec., a Brushfire holiday v. 1

Saturday, December 5, 2015

playlist for Dec. 5

song, artist / CD

Strings of life, Derrick May
Harvest moon, Poolside / Pacific standard time
Alger Alger, Les Orientales / Acoustic Arabia
Charleston Butterfly, Parov Stelar / Charleston Butterfly
El Closet, Paz Quintana
Sirens of the dead sea, Erik Sumo Band / The Life and Adventures of ~
Flower police, Camo Cowboys
Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond
Bittersweet genesis with him and her, Kishi bashi
Tired of waiting for you, the Kinks
Coastin’ feat. K. Flay, Zion I / The Takeover
Southern nights, Alan Toussaint
Chained to the couch, Devil Makes Three
Plush, Stone Temple Pilots
Working for the government feat. Buffy Ste.-Marie, A Tribe called Red
Gotta get up every morning, Junior Brown / Semi-crazy
Un amor, Gipsy Kings
Alf leila wa leila ["1001 nights"], Ibrahim Maalouf / Diagnostic
River, Ibeyi
Terrorists love tourists, Felix Culpa
Elephant song, Sky cries Mary / Exit at the axis

Saturday, November 21, 2015

playlist for Nov. 21

song, artist / CD

Jarro feat. the Polish Ambassador, Saqi / Quest’s end
KMUD dub plate, Soulfyre Music
Kalan nege, Issa Bagayogo / African Beats
Crows, Outpost / Crack the pavement
Happy, Pharrell Williams - in Egyptian Arabic
Christians and pagans, Dar Williams
Overflow, Amber Darland
Breathe feat. vocals by Angela McCluskey, Telepopmusik / Genetic world
The fear, Lily Allen
Get high, Brandy Clark
Catgroove, Parov Stelar / Coco Pt. 2
Stoneground, the Bee Eaters
Be still, Big Boi & Janelle Monáe / Sir Luscious Left Foot, the son of Chico Dusty
The Passenger, Iggy Pop
Trim a bale of ganja, Darryl Cherney
Business time, Flight of the Conchords
Would that not be nice, Divine Fits
Love me or leave me, Nina Simone :: What happened, Ms. Simone? trailer
Jump into the fire, Harry Nilsson
Everybody’s, JJ Grey & Mofro / Lochloosa

Thursday, November 12, 2015

playlist for Nov. 7

Look to the left, Anne Feeney
Radio # 1, Air / 10 000 Hz Legend
Dopebeats, Le Peuple de l’Herbe / Radio Blood Money
Feelin’, Bomba Estereo
Inter-species communication, Lucky People Center
La foule, Edith Piaf :: what's the song about?
You little trustmaker, The Tymes
Rise, Flobots
I am resistance, Rico Pabon
About noon, the Mar-keys
Take the A-train, Duke Ellington
Cuban boogie-woogie, Andy Kirk and his 12 Clouds of Joy
Sufani, Gaudi
Bits and pieces, Dave Clark Five
l'Accordéoniste, Edith Piaf :: what's the song about?
Smells like teen spirit (Nirvana), Patti Smith
It’s a long way to the top, AC.DC / High voltage
Cherokee Rose, Whiskey Bliss / The Cowgirl gospel
Sweet leaf, Black Sabbath
Dabka, Shafik Kabha
Closer to the sun, Slightly Stoopid
The Horror, RJD2 / Deadringer

Sunday, October 18, 2015

playlist for Oct. 17

song, artist / CD

7 seas, Phaxe and Morten Granau
Rumble in the jungle, A Tribe called Quest, Fugees, Busta Rhymes, and Forté
Never never land, The Venusians / Hot planet
La foule, Edith Piaf
Ganja smuggling, Eek-a-mouse
An improvised concert, Reggie Watts
Over the rainbow, Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwo’ole
Non je ne regrette rien, Edith Piaf
No nos van a callar, Majo y Mafe feat. Rebecca Lane
Mushroom hunter, Animal Eyes
Zippy, Michael Peter Smith
Suits are picking up the bill, Squirrel Nut Zippers / Perennial favorites
Dublin town, Damien Dempsey / They don’t teach this shit in school 
The ballad of Dr. Bud, Capt. Hawaii and the Shallow People
Trim a bale a day, Darryl Cherney
Flower police, Camo Cowboys
Radon balloon, Oysterhead
Lookin out my back door, Creedence Clearwater Revival
Girls lie too, Terri Clark
Ca plane pour moi, Plastic Bertrand / An 1
Hymne a l’amour, Edith Piaf
Cosmic dancer, Mollycoddle / Beautiful Californian failure

Saturday, October 3, 2015

playlist for Oct. 3

song, artist / CD

The Pilgrimage (into chaos), Handful of Luvin’
Out of Egypt ... I shake the dirt from my sandals as I run, Sufjan Stevens
Les Nababs, Samarabalouf
What is love?, Deee-lite / World clique
Rubber lover, Deee-lite / Infinity within
Oh love feat. Aya Nereo & the Polish Ambassador, Wildlight / Hers was as thunder
Just like heaven
, the Cure
Happy animals, The Framix / Happy animals
Everything’s coming our way, Santana, b. 1947
Mercedes Benz, Joan Baez b. 1941
Leader of the pack, Shangri-la’s
Whole lotta love, Dread Zeppelin / Best of the IRS years
Better together, Jack Johnson b. 1975
This bitter earth, Dinah Washington, 1924 1963
Sonatine bureaucratique, Erik Satie, 1866 – 1925
Isketayo sewow, Buffy Sainte-Marie / Native American Child
I love the nightlife, Alicia Bridges, b. 1953
Tom’s diner, Suzanne Vega, b. 1959
Bomb the world, Michael Franti, b. 1966
Genius of love, The Tom tom Club
Fools gold (top won mix), Stone Roses
Wolf Creek Pass, C. W. McCall b. 1928 / American Spirit b. 1975
Kuar, Emmanuel Jal, b. 1980
No no keshagesh, Buffy Sainte-Marie / Running for the drum

Saturday, September 19, 2015

playlist for Sep. 19

song, artist / CD

Ciencia ancestral, Iemanjo
Ayahuasca deep fall, Gaudi / The Remixes
Ami-oh, African Connection
L’argent appelle l’argent, Pamelo Mounk'a / L'essentiel
Your mama’s broken heart, April Moore & the Ranch Party
So Hum home, Twango Macallan
Family felony, Camo Cowboys
Breadcrumbs, Handful of Luvin’
Look to the left, Anne Feeney
Koala bear infestation, Mitch Hedberg
The flower of Australia, Holly Tannen
Change my name to Bill, Nicolas Iris / World bridger
La main verte, Tryo
Hotel California, Gipsy Kings
Negative vibes, Damien Dempsey
Let's adopt the GOP's Platform, Jim Hightower
The journey, Tom Misch
Black dog, Led Zeppelin
Kuar (H. Schwarz rmx), Emmanual Jal
Blessed, Brett Dennen
Breathless, Tangled up in blue
When I grow up, The Human Experience
I saw your shoes waltz across America, Cowboy Junkies

Saturday, September 5, 2015

playlist for Sep. 5

song, artist / CD

The velvet slide, Shiny objects
Eh Mustapha, Hamsa Lila
The weather episode, Crowded House vs. Dr. Dre & Snoop Dog
Problem feat. The T-Tones, Postmodern Jukebox   
Working for the government remix, A Tribe Called Red
Kodaikanal won’t, Sofia Ashraf :: info about the video
Postitive herb, Niyorah / A different age
Cultural wars I, Groundation
Julian’s in prison, Holly Tannen
I got the feeling, Boogaloo Investigators
Sloth’s revenge, Dirty Heads / Home - Phantoms of summer
Where would you go, The Sweet Hurt
Nashville wimmin, Waylon Jennings
Nashville cats, Lovin’ Spoonful / Hums of the Lovin' Spoonful
Ripple, Grateful Dead
Spanish caravan, The Doors
Taxi to Baltimore dub, The Scientist / Scientific dub
Pity the nation, Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Wild cat, Ratatat / Classics
Colony, Damien Dempsey / They don’t teach this shit in school
Reggablues, Anis (Fr., Alg.)

Sunday, August 16, 2015

playlist for Aug. 15

song, artist / CD

Lightning crashes, Live / Throwing copper
Citizen, Trinity Roots
Blueberry yum yum, Ludacris / Red light district
Nightcrawlers, Saqi
The geek shall inherit the earth, Holly Tannen / 3 songs ...
Stay strong: a love song to freedom fighters, Bree Newsome
Ain’t got no, Nina Simone / Miss Simone: The Hits
Talkin’ about a revolution, Tracey Chapman
The revolution starts now, Steve Earle
Elijah rock (shout shout!), Earl Thomas / Plantation songs
Music video orchestra, Omodaka
Funu, Dennis Ferrer / Afrotech
Love explosion, Dry and Heavy
Casey Jones, Grateful Dead
Party on, Damien Dempsey
Flowers for Zoë, Lenny Kravitz
Redneck ridge, Glenn Warren
Desgarrada des amigos, Grandes Fados, Tasco do Jaime
The spider and the fly, Sylvia Herold + the Rhythm Bugs
Angel, Sarah McLachlan
One of these nights (remix), the Eagles

Saturday, July 18, 2015

playlist for July 18

song, artist / CD

Capoeira Do Brasil, Sérgio Mendes
Fanfarra cabua-le-le, Sérgio Mendes / Brasileiro
unknown Ethiopian music (special thanks to Scott Kender)
Moonwalk away, Goldfish / Three second memory
Working for the Gov’t feat. Buffy Sainte-Marie, A Tribe called Red
Come along mate (watch porn with me), The Plane / Longhorns
Pleasant Valley Sunday, the Monkees
Ciencia ancestral, Iemanjo
El camino, Jean Piel / Dharmas - Bokaye
Sailing, Christopher Cross / Forever
Right place wrong time, Dr. John
Diamonds and rust, Joan Baez and Judy Collins
Mr. Boogie man, Boombox / Down river electric
Rapture, Blondie
Flower police, Camo Cowboys
Rope on fire, Morphine
Thank you Jah, Bob Marley
Wagawaga, Freedom Mode
Handsome devil, Angel and the Devils / Lose control
Sudden death, Megadeth
What’s up, 4 Non Blondes / Bigger, better, faster, more

Saturday, July 4, 2015

playlist July 4

song, artist / CD

The Velvet slide, Shiny Objects
Roadhouse blues, the Doors
Riders on the storm (Pink solidism), Yonderboi
Am I sexy, Lords of Acid / Greatest T*ts
Light of the king, Sennid
New speedway boogie (Grateful Dead), rmx: Beats Antique
Working for the government, Buffy St. Marie, rmx: A Tribe called Red
Talking union, Almanac Singers
America, Simon & Garfunkel / Bookends
Pearl necklace, ZZ top / El Loco
Rapper’s delight, Sugarhill Gang
Coastal brake, Tycho / Dive
Trini dem girls, Nikki Minaj
Lakes of Pontchartrain, Be Good Tanyas
Watching the river flow
, Sin City Band
Lips like sugar, Echo and the Bunnymen
Forever, Chris Brown / Forever
Happy birthday, Jimi Hendrix
WWJD, Julie Wittner & Ryan Smith
L’Accordéoniste, Edith Piaf

Saturday, June 20, 2015

playlist for June 20

song, artist / CD

Free Tibet, Hilight Tribe / Love medicine and natural trance
Crazy, Brother / As you were
Executioner’s song, Huetensil
Llama, Monareta
Al Maria, Grandes Fados / Tasca do Jaime
Burrito, Yerba Buena
The velvet slide, Shiny objects / the Velvet slide
Gate (pron. GAH-tay) Mantra, Thos. Ashley-Farrand / Beginner’s Guide to Mantras
Torture, Richard Einhorn / Voices of light
Je hais les dimanches, Edith Piaf / The Passion of Edith Piaf
Love loves to love love, Lulu / To Sir with love
Marijuana, Kid Cudi / Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager
Fathers’ day, Rico Pabon
Sleep, Godspeed you! Black Emperor / Lift your skinny fists like antennae to heaven
Ahava yeshana, Omar Faruk Tekbilek
Radioactive, Lindsey Stirling & Pentatonix / PTX vols. 1 & 2
Werewolves of London, Warren Zevon
Tamino & the Temple of the Dub, Gaudi / In between times
Excerpt: Kerry Reynolds interviews Dr. Dominic Corva, on Cannabis Consciousness
Foul Owl, Boomer & Travis / In the Heat of the Night  (soundtrack) 
The Chain of obedience
Day tripper, Lulu
Blofonyobi wo atale, Psychedelic Aliens / Psycho African Beat

Saturday, June 6, 2015

playlist for June 6

song, artist / CD

Ayahuasca deep fall, Gaudi / The Remixes
100 in a 55, Pop Evil / Lipstick on the mirror
Llama, Monareta / Picotero
Blofonyobi Wo Atale, Psychedelic Aliens / Psycho African Beat
The Third Man [soundtrack], zitherist Anton Karas
Tonight (the Carbon Wars), Huetensil / Executioner’s Song / Tonight
The Death of Democracy, the Frackettes
At last, Etta James
Plastic woman, Woven Roots / Sound of the earth
Botox, Molly Fisk / Blow-drying a chicken
Rainforest, Ras Elijah and Charles X
Get rhythm, Johnny Cash
Got to love Jah Jah, Zion Initation / Zion Initation
Holdin’ on, Ras Ipa / Island Livin’
We’re laughing, the Psychedelic Aliens
Okosi Ngai Mfumu; Emeneya, Victoria Eleison
Sufani, Gaudi / The Remixes
David Dougherty’s rap :: a cover of What It’s Worth, Buffalo Springfield
Long time traveler, The Wailin’ Jennys / Firecracker
Citizen, Trinity Roots / Citizen

NB: The May 16 edition of the What It Is show was pre-empted by KMUD's 28th birthday party.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

playlist for May 2

song, artist / CD

Look at this, A Tribe Called Red
Fabulous, Dr. Theopolis
Sold my soul, Goldfish
So. Hum. home, Twango Macallan
Slingshot hiphop, Palestinian Rapperz
Hocus pocus, Focus
The Brazilian hipster, Fort Knox Five
Rootsman skanking, Bunny Wailer
No rain, Blind Melon
Baby's got her blue jeans on, Mel McDaniel
Dance all night feat. Matisyahu, Dirty Heads / Cabin by the Sea
Like rain, Ishi Dube
We’re gonna make it, Damien Marley
We didn’t start the fire, Billy Joel
Red-headed stranger, Willie Nelson
Shiny happy people, REM / Out of time
Coffee, AWOL
Day in day out rmx Cut Chemist, Nat King Cole / Re:generations
Yaa Mulemau, Joe Arroyo
Saw red feat. Gwen Stefani, Sublime / Second Hand Smoke
Dance this mess around, B-52s

Friday, April 24, 2015

playlist for Apr 18

song, artist / CD

One nation under a groove, Funkadelic
Bad girls, Donna Summer
Changed man, Michael Burks
Green shake, Waterjuice / Melbaphonics
Blowing of the conch, Buddhist Nuns at Chuchikjall
Time to send someone away, Saqi
Bethe bethe kese kese (rmx by Gaudi), Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan / Dub Qawwali
Ain’t your mama’s broken heart, April Moore and the Ranch Party
You don’t know how it feels, Tom Petty
Summer rains, the Ditty Bops
I zimbra, Talking Heads / Fear of flying
Spying glass, Massive Attack / Protection
Green nocturne, Nell
Chocolate on my tongue, Wood brothers
Dust my broom, Elmore James
Monkey to man, Elvis Costello / The delivery man
Bird over sand dunes, Desert dwellers / The great mystery
One more day, Wood brothers

Saturday, April 4, 2015

playlist for Apr. 4

song, artist / CD

Habana twist, Club des Belugas / Zoo Zizaro
Capoeira do Brasil, Sérgio Mendes
American Dream, Ministry of Sound
Royals, Postmodern Jukebox
Spirit in the sky, Norman Greenbaum
The revolution starts now, Steve Earle
The subject tonight is love, Prem Joshua & Band
This is how it goes, Goldfish
King of pain, Police / Synchronicity
There’s a moon in the sky (called the moon), B-52s
re-pulsion, Kyoka / is (is superpowered)
Moonboots Maxwell implosion, Fantastic Plastic Machine
Everything I do gonna be funky, Allen Toussaint
Marrakesh Express; Crosby, Stills, Nash
Me and the boys, Dave Edmunds / D.E. 7th
Draggin’ the line, Tommy James / Christian of the world
I think we’re alone now, Tommy James & the Shondelles
Can i kick it, A Tribe called Quest / People's Instinctive Travels & the Paths of Rhythm
Drum + fife, Smashing Pumpkins / Monuments to an Elegy
Cherchez la femme, Dr. Buzzard’s Orig. Savannah Band
One more, Jimmy Cliff / Rebirth

Saturday, March 21, 2015

playlist for Mar. 21

song, artist / CD

Hunting, Deep Forest
The world’s green laughter, B-52s / Good stuff
Mother Earth’s healing, Lutan Fyah / Phantom war
Little bird, Annie Lennox
Forest hymn, Deep Forest
Take you for a ride, Indubious / Wake the lion
Tired feet, Smoove / Soulshaker vol. 3
Portland Oregon, Jack White & Loretta Lynn
Goat-chasing, Animal Eyes / Found in the forest
The geek shall inherit the earth, Holly Tannen / the Flower of Australia
Justice, Dezarie / Gracious Mama Africa
Justice, Goddess Alchemy Project / Frequencies of the motherland
Svatba, Bulgarian Womens Choir
Aboneconedrone, Sheila Chandra / Moonsung
Here before, Lissie
Mujer hilandera, Bareto
Van Lear Rose, Loretta Lynn & Jack White
Love chooses you, Jan Truesdell, Sat. night
Ever so lonely, Sheila Chandra / Moonsung
Tu vuo’ fa’ l’Americano, Renato Carosone
We no speak Americano, Yolanda Be Cool and Dcup
Rabbit of Seville (dir. Chuck Jones)

Sunday, March 8, 2015

playlist for Mar. 7 **

** ~ Jack would like to thank Gardner for substituting for him on Feb. 21.

song, artist / CD

The spirit of the radio, Rush / Gold
Pirate radio, Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper / Root hog or die
Radioactivity, Kraftwerk / 1975, Radioactivity
On the radio, Donna Summer
Video killed the radio star, the Buggles
Mexican radio, Kinky / Sassy
Radio radio, Elvis Costello & the Attractions / This year’s model
Radio, Jurassic 5
Radio, Lana Del Ray
Radio, Cedar Avenue
FM: No static at all, Steely Dan
Rong Radio, Benjamin Zephaniah
Forrest Whitaker, Brother Ali
Turn up the radio, Madonna / her 12th album: MDNA
Radio, Sheila on 7
Radio, The Corrs / The Corrs unplugged

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Playlist for Feb. 7

Jane says, Jane’s addiction
Jailer, Asa
Slave to love, Bryan Ferry / Boys n girls
Vedi' Le Fosche aka The Anvil Chorus sung by Reri Grist, from Verdi's Il Trovatore
Luckenbach, Texas, by Waylon Jennings
La Gota fria, Carlos Vives
Kingdom of rust,  Doves / Kingdom of rust
Yei, Emmanuel Jal
I and I, the Abyssinians / Satta Massagana
Give life back to music, Daft Punk
Solo numba 9, Uncle Armando Mafufo
Jimmy, Moriarty
No letting go, Wayne Wonder
Latinoamérica, Calle Trece
Por el suelo ("for the soil"), Olmeca
On the ride, Eastenders / Sun Dub
Follow your arrow, Kasey Musgraves
Men in helicopters, Adrian Belew / Young Lions
12/8 time, Mason Jennings
After the lovin', Engelbert Humperdinck

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Playlist for Jan. 17

song, artist / CD

The revolution starts now, Steve Earle
Look to the Left, Anne Feeney / Look to the Left, 1989
Nyoka musango, Thomas Lion of Zimbabwe Mapfumo
I wanna ride you; Medeski, Martin and Wood
Ain’t got no, I got life (Groovefinder rmx), Nina Simone
Everything I do gonna be funky, Allen Toussaint
Sisters feat. Northern Voice, A Tribe called Red
Sing swan song, Can / Ege bamyasi
Aching hunger, Steve Vai
excerpt from Young Mr. Lincoln (Henry Fonda: 1939. dir. John Ford)
When love takes over (feat. Kelly Rowland), David Guetta / One love, 2009
Beyond Vietnam, Science in disguise
Take my hand precious Lord - said to be MLK’s favorite song, by Mahalia Jackson
One vision, Queen
MLK, U2 / The unforgettable fire
Wake up, Rage against the machine / Rage against the machine, 1992
Just a little more love, David Guetta
I can see clearly now, Jimmy Cliff / Simply the best
Zombie, Fela Kuti
Imidiwan ma tenam / Tinariwen / Tassili
replay of excerpt from Young Mr. Lincoln

Saturday, January 3, 2015

playlist for Jan. 3

song, artist / CD

Linus and Lucy, Wynton Marsalis
Royals feat. Sad Clown, Postmodern Jukebox
Climax, Diplo feat. Usher
Time to send someone away (Jose Gonzalez rmx), Saqi / Quest Signal
Tha heart’s find, feat Wesley Elliot, D. M. Teahawk
General generations, A Tribe called Red / Nation II nation
Julian’s in prison, Holly Tannen / 3 songs for Julian and his friends
Wikileaks samba, Sonic disobedience
The revolution starts now, Steve Earle
The geek shall inherit the earth, Holly Tannen
Di bombs, Ikwunga
Mitwa, Lagaan
The machine: 2006 (keep the world turning), Brother / As you were
Drivers on the phone, Bob Rivers
No GMO, Ras Gabriel
Ala abkar, Abya lala
Sinsemilla feat. Denyo, Seeed / New dubby conquerors
Happy (in Arabic), Pharrell Williams “in Arabic Egypt”
Sympathique, Pink Martini
The bug song, Leslie Littlefield / trailer: The real dirt on farmer John
Toss me like a pizza, Antonia Lamb / Carry me away
Sold my soul, Goldfish / Perceptions of Pasha
The Architect, Morten Granau