Saturday, August 29, 2009

SB Indie

My letter to the editor of Santa Barbara Independent was published this week. It was written in response to last week's cover story, D.J. Palladino's article, "Grownup's Guide to Indie Rock." It was a good article with some great music recommendations, just not quite enough KCSB love!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Playlist for 08/26/09

The full playlist can be found at Spinitron.

Pulp - Babies
Datarock - Laurie
The Unicorns - Tuff Ghost
Portastatic - Drill Me
Young Marble Giants - Brand New Life
Soul Coughing - Is Chicago Is Not Chicago
The Pixies - Dig for Fire
Blood on the Wall - Junkeee... Julieee...
Blood on the Wall - I'd Like To Take you Out Tonight
* Guy Fantastico - Nom De Guerre - New
Tracy + The Plastics - Big Stereo
Of Montreal - Oslo in the Summertime
Psapp - Curuncula
Intergalactic Noise - Jellyfishheads - Request
* Portland Cello Project - Tallymarks - New
Zee Avi - Bitter Heart -
Sufjan Stevens - All the Trees of the Field Will Clap Their Hands
Say Hi To Your Mom - Prefers Unhappy Endings
Micachu and the Shapes - Calculator
The Red River - Swallow Song
Harlem Shakes - Winter Water
Darlings - If This Is Love
* Yacht - Ring the Bell - New
Quix*o*tic - Anonymus FAce
Nina Nastasia & Jim White - I've Been Out Walking
The Books - Twelve Fold Chain
Scout Niblett - 12 Miles
Great Northern - New Tricks
!!! - Storm the Legion
Stranglers - Nice 'N' Sleazy

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Playlist for 08/19/09

Fun show this week. A little lopsided... hard and weird in the beginning and getting really mellow in the last hour. Got several requests at the beginning of my show, which I always love!

Pretty Girls Make Graves "Something Bigger, Something Brighter"
Supergrass "Time"
Rocketship "Hey Hey Girl"
Bearsuit "Cheryade"
Mika Miko "Wild Boar"
Le Tigre "Hot Topic"
* Snowglobe "Nothing I Can Do" - New
Florence and the Machine "Dog Days are Over"
* The Dead Weather "3 Birds" - New
Gliss "Morning Light" - Request
Goldfrapp "Ooh La La" - Request
Shugo Tokumaru "La La Radio"
Ratatat "Mirando" - Request
* Japandroids "Crazy/Forever" - New
* Elvis Perkins "Slow Doomsday" - New
The New Pornographers "Don't Destroy the Night"
Evangelicals "Midnight Vignette"
The Flesh "Sweet Defeat"
* We Were Promised Jetpacks "Moving Clocks Run Slow" - New
The Choir of Young Believers "Next Summer"
Sigur Ros "1"
* Black Moth Super Rainbow "Fields Are Breathing" - New
Suede "She's Not Dead"
* Papercuts "Jet Plane" - New
R.E.M. "Star Me Kitten"
White Flight "Song for Augustine Pt 2"
Arab Strap "Who Named The Days?"
Smith Westerns "Be My Girl"
The Evens "Around the Corner"

"Midnight Vignette" off Evangelicals 2008 album The Evening Descends on Dead Oceans records.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Playlist for August 12, 2009

Snuck a little electronica in there tonight...

* = New Release

Holly Miranda - Everytime I Go To Sleep
Say Hi To Your Mom - Snowcones and Puppies
Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative User
Polysics - My Sharona
Earlimart - Unintentional Tape Manipulations
* Shinichi Osawa - The Patch
* Discovery - Swing
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams (Mingus Rude edit)
Scissor Sisters - Might Tell You Tonight
Big Audio Dynamite - Innocent Child
Sunday Servants - I'm Putting You On
* Modest Mouse - I've Got it all (Most)
Bob Dylan - Queen Jane Approximately - Request
Vetiver - Everyday
* M. Ward - For Beginners
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth
Kate Bush - Watching You Without Me
* The Decemberists - The Rake's Song
Mi and L'au - Bingo
Beirut - The Penalty
Camping - She Says
Taken by Trees - Watch the Waves
* An Horse - Company
The Feelies - Raised Eyebrows
Gruff Rhys - The Court of King Arthur
* Fruit Bats - Being On Our Own
* King Khan and the Shrines - Welfare Bread
Port O'Brien - My Will Is Good
Brown Recluse Sings - Contour and Context
* Ohio University Leading Tones - Brick

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Playlist for 08/05/09

* = New Release

B-52s - Party out of bounds
The Cramps - Goo Goo Muck
* Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Dragon Queen
The Raveonettes - Suicide
Fool's Gold - Surprise Hotel (Micachu & the shapes remix)
* Blue Skies for Black Hearts - Jenny and Steve
Nurses - Man at Arms
Mia Doi Todd - Planting
Port O'Brien - Sour Milk/ Salt Water
* Beep Beep - I Miss You
* Like Bells - Can I say something to you?
Birds of Avalon - Your Downtime is Up
X - Adult Books
* Sonic Youth - Sacred Trickster
Portugal. The Man - People Say
+/- - Marina
* Her Space Holiday - Just Another Day
Damon & Naomi - The Great Wall
* St. Vincent - The Bed
Sondre Lerche - Good Luck
Neko Case - That Teenage Feeling
Final Spins - Let Me Fall
Tapes 'n Tapes - Manitoba
E.L.O - Mr. Blue Sky
A.C. Newman - There Are Maybe Ten or Twelve
The Beach Boys - That's Not Me
* Quasi - Beautiful Things
Thom Yorke - The Eraser
-M- - Monde Virtual
The Harvey Girls - Hey Little Sprout!
* Black Moth Super Rainbow - Gold Splatter
Mew - Introducing the Palace Players