Jan 5 2013

Best of 2012

(aired 1/4/13)
2012

This show dances back through 2012 as I share my favorite songs released last year. Many others could have been included, but I finally narrowed it down to these worthy selections.

  1. clip: Impregnable Question – Dirty Projectors – album: Swing Lo Magellan
  2. Emmylou – First Aid Kit – album: The Lion’s Roar
  3. Who – David Byrne And St. Vincent – album: Love This Giant
  4. Oblivion – Grimes – album: Visions
  5. Gangnam Style – PSY
  6. Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean – album: Channel Orange
  7. Somebody That I Used to Know (feat. Kimbra) – Gotye – album: Making Mirrors
  8. Cherokee – Cat Power – album: Sun
  9. Womyn – Heems
  10. Is Your Love Big Enough? – Lianne La Havas – album: Is Your Love Big Enough?
  11. I Will Wait – Mumford And Sons – album: Babel
  12. Adorn – Miguel – album: Kaleidoscope Dream
  13. Lost Kitten – Metric – album: Synthetica
  14. clip: Call Me Maybe (Sekuoia remix) – Carly Rae Jepsen
  15. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen – album: Kiss Me
  16. The A Team – Ed Sheeran – album:+
  17. Bakonoba – Fatoumata Diawara – album: Fatou
  18. Hot Knife – Fiona Apple – album: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw
  19. clip: We Take Care Of Our Own – Bruce Springsteen – album: Wrecking Ball And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
  20. clip: The House that Heaven Built – Japandroids – album: Celebration Rock
  21. We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monae) – Fun. – album: Some Nights
  22. Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas) – Regina Spektor – album: What We Saw From The Cheap Seats
  23. Going Home – Leonard Cohen – album: Old Ideas
  24. Ho Hey – The Lumineers – album: The Lumineers
  25. clip: NYC: 73-78 – Philip Glass & Beck – album: Rework (Philip Glass Remixed)
  26. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift – album:Red
  27. Hold On – Alabama Shakes – album: Boys & Girls
  28. Laura – Bat For Lashes – album:The Haunted Man
  29. Bear Hug – The 2 Bears – album: Be Strong
  30. Do You Remember – Ane Brun – album: It All Starts with One
  31. Disparate Youth – Santigold – album:Master of My Make-Believe
  32. Yet Again – Grizzly Bear – album: Shields

Originally aired on KSKQ on January 4, 2013. This blog entry was first posted January 5, 2013. Select the play button below to listen to the recorded show. (If the link isn’t visible, click on the show title at the top to refresh the page.)


Jan 4 2013

Orange

(aired 10/26/12)

orange

It’s a fruity and colorful show! Orange can be in reference to the color or the citrus fruit. This show explores the concept in all forms.

Note: I featured a general fruit theme back in June 2010. I’ve had fun with other colors for a number of past shows: white (December ’10), black (October ’10), blue (August ’10), green (March ’10), red (December ’09) and gold/silver (August ’09).

  1. Blood Orange Sun – Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
  2. Orange Whip Groove – Jack Johnson
  3. Clementine – Sarah Jaffe
  4. Frozen Orange Juice – Peter Sarstedt
  5. clip: Orange Blossom Special – Spotnicks
  6. Lost – Frank Ocean (from album: channel ORANGE)
  7. Tangerine – Frank Sinatra
  8. Saffron – MF DOOM
  9. Orange Moon – Erykah Badu
  10. clip: Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow) –  John Prine
  11. Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow) – Justin Vernon
  12. Agent Orange – Tori Amos
  13. Les lois de l’étiquette – Orange Orange
  14. Tangerine – Led Zeppelin
  15. Sour Citrus – Rita Shelby
  16. clip: Clementine (Elliot Smith cover) – The Decemberists
  17. Clementine – Elliot Smith
  18. Orange County Suite – The Doors
  19. Orange Colored Sky – Nat King Cole
  20. Pinoy Ako – Orange & Lemons
  21. clip: Agent Orange – Depeche Mode
  22. Orange Crush – R.E.M.
  23. Saffron – Ganja Ward
  24. Forget It – Blood Orange
  25. Orange Mocha Frappuccino – clip from Zoolander movie
  26. Agent Orange movie clip with clip of 9th symphony, 2nd movement by Ludwig van Beethoven [suggested by Laura Perloff]
  27. Lady Marmalade – Labelle [suggested by Susan Saladoff]
  28. Orange Colored Sky – Lady Gaga
  29. Orange Blossom Special – Johnny Cash
  30. clip: The Color Orange – Frogstreet Press
  31. Apples and Oranges – Pink Floyd
  32. The Power of Orange Knickers – Tori Amos

Originally aired on KSKQ on October 26, 2012. This blog entry was first posted January 4, 2013. Select the play button below to listen to the recorded show. (If the link isn’t visible, click on the show title at the top to refresh the page.)