Sunday, October 26, 2008

Coming Soon- Podcasts!

Miss the show? Liked the music? Podcasts coming soon...

Playlist September 28

w/ Guest DJ D.G.T. showcasing francophone tendencies

1 Ne me quitte pas - Jacques Brel
2 Cybele's Reverie - Stereolab
3 Louis-Félix-Antoine - Les Trois Accords
4 Talisman - Air
5 Caroline - MC Solaar
6 Je ne savais pas - Charles Aznavour
7 Je m'suis fait tout petit - Georges Brassens
8 Ça me vexe - Mademoiselle K
9 Muslin Praise - Sinsemilia
10 L'Ecole Du Micro D'Argent - IAM
11 As-Tu Déjà Aimé? - Vive La Fête
12 Bonnie And Clyde - Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot
13 Operation Coup De Poing - La Brigade
14 Jes Trouve Des Amis - Tryo
15 Le Plus Beau Du Quartier - Carla Bruni
16 Ces Petits Riens - Angélique Kidjo
17 Le jardin des délices - Arthur H
18 Angela - Saïan Supa Crew
19 Le Vent Nous Portera - Noir Désir
20 0078h - M83
21 Coumba - Orchestra Baobab
22 Et si tu n'existais pas - Joe Dassin
23 J'T'emmène Au Vent - Louise Attaque
24 Sénégal Fast Food - Amadou & Mariam
25 La Foule - Edith Piaf

Monday, August 25, 2008

Playlist August 17: Olympics Special

9-10 pm: China

1) Hanggai Band - Hope (Hooso)
2) Sa Dingding- Alive
3) Yang Cheng Yang- Lao Shu Ai Da Mi ("Mouse Loves Rice")
4) Hang on the Box- We don't need a sax
5) Hanggai Band- Five Heroes
6) Sa Dingding- Lagu Lagu
7) P.K.14- Storm Eyes
8) Joyside- Dang
9) Shanghai Restoration Project- Rose, Rose I love you
10) Buji Band- You are all my hopes
11) Lao Shu Ai Da Mi (Dance Remix)

10-11 pm: Baltimore (celebrating Michael Phelps' 8 golds with hometown music)

1) Celebration- Hands off my gold
2) Human Host- Bathtub blast
3) Ponytail- Bermuda triangle
4) Lexie Mountain Boys- Sweet potato sugar tot
5) Ecstatic Sunshine- Beetle
6) Ecstatic Sunshine- Power Ring
7) Videohippos- Downfall
8) Arbouretum- Two Moons
9) Matmos- Exciter Lamp and the variable band
10) Matmos- Supreme balloon
11) Dan Deacon- The crystal cat
12) Future Islands- Follow me
13) Beach House- Master of none

Grand finale: Kong Yanyan; Shen Qing- River of Sorrow (Erhu Concerto)

Next Show August 31: new in international music, a look at the fall DC concert lineup.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

TONIGHT: Olympics Special

If everyone else can do it, why can't I?

9-10pm: music from China- or, how to distill the music of 1.3 billion people into one hour
10-11pm: all great things come from Baltimore- music in celebration of Michael Phelps

Some preparatory reading material:
Has China taken its Olympics crackdown too far? How it's affecting music:
The quest of an American post-punk drummer to open up the door to Chinese music:
How pop music works:
A bit of the traditional: What was that instrument featured during the Opening Ceremonies?

97.5FM, RadioCPR from Washington DC

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Playlist July 20

Can We All Just Chill Out?

After a recent spate of crime (heat=guns), including a friend having to run to stay out of crossfire as she met me down the block (near U Street), I decided to play really mellow music with the false hope that perhaps we could all just cool off.

1) Antonio Carlos Jobim- Brasil
2) Gotan Project- Una Musica Brutal (Argentina)
3) Amalia Rodrigues- Lisboa a Noite (Portugal)
4) Kings of Convenience- I Don't Know What I Can Save You From (Norway)
5) Tribalistas- Velha Infancia (Brasil)
6) Marta Gomez- Eso Pido Yo (Colombia)
7) Beirut- A Sunday Smile (NYC)
8) Mes Aieux- Degenerations (Quebec)
9) unknown (Brasil)
10) Marie Bergman- Den gratande flojten (Sweden)
11) Forro in the Dark- Que Que Tu Fez (NYC)
12) Ojos de Brujo- Pa La Tierra (Barcelona)
13) Natalia Clavier- Azul (Argentina/DC- ESL label)
14) Ilhan Ersahin Wonderland- Fly (Turkey)
15) Van Morrison- Country Fair (Ireland)
16) unknown (Brasil)
17) Alla- Golpes del Sol (Chicago/Mexico)
18) Paris Combo- Si j'avais ete (France)
19) Antonio Carlos Jobim- Agua de Beber (Brasil)
20) Orishas- Madre (Cuba)
21) Amy Winehouse- Wake Up Alone (U.K.)
22) Marcus Valle- Valeu (Brasil)
23) Cineplexx- A Mi Lado (Barcelona)
24) Ceci Bastida- Ya Me Voy (Mexico)
25) Kazim Koyuncu- Selimina (Turkey)
26) Caetano Veloso- Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (Brasil)
27) Kid Cornered- Train (Australia)
28) Rodrigo Pereira- Maldito Fado (Portugal)

Let's calm down, DC. Next show August 17.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Playlist July 13

I filled in tonight for DJ Diana, and so thought I'd do something different with the show. Played a good ol' radio ready mix, with a focus on some of my favorite local bands. Some of these are set to play soon at the free Fort Reno summer music series in Tenleytown. Get that schedule here. Next show July 20- back to international.

1) Let's French- Closer Together (DC)
2) Exit Clov- Communist BBQ (DC)
3) Black Keys -don't have the song title, sorry!
4) El Mopa- Done by Degrees
5) No Second Troy- Galileo's Dream (DC)
6) Bersuit Vergarabat- Perro Amor Explota
7) Jukebox the Ghost- Victoria (DC)
8) Van Morrison- Gloria
9) off a mix CD a friend gave me- don't have the info
10) Monopoli- Fast Enough To Kill You (DC)
11) Super Furry Animals- Baby Ate My Eight Ball
12) The Speaks- Feeling Strange (DC)
13) Red Racer- Wasted Days (DC- new LP, live 7/24 at Rock n Roll Hotel)
14) We Were Pirates- Nervous (DC)
15) Joseph Leon- Summer of Love & Hate
16) John Lee Hooker- Whisky & Wimmen
17) Soft Complex- Beat the Chill (DC)
18) Dinosaur Jr.- off a mix CD
19) Apes- Beat of the Double (DC)
20) Apes- Mr. Fairer (DC)
21) These United States- Kings & Aces (DC)
22) Los Tres- Hojas de Te
23) Blue Pinto- Baby Blue Pinto (DC- new LP)
24) Julie Ocean- #1 Song (DC)
25) Kitty Hawk- All Your Lovers (DC)
26) Red Racer- Down in Flames (DC)
27) The Cassettes- Sweet Virginia (DC)
28) Monopoli- Love (DC)
29) Bon Iver- Skinny Love

Monday, July 7, 2008

Playlist July 6: Afrobeat

I had promised bhangra and more on the last show, but couldn't resist doing an afrobeat show since Fela's son, Seun Kuti, was coming to DC to play a show on July 7 with Egypt 80. Next show: July 20, with the aforementioned bhangra. Looking forward to highlighting some travel writing then- there's still time to submit it-

1 Fela Kuti- Roforofo Fight
2 Femi Kuti- Oyimbo
3 Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80- Na Oil
4 Antibalas- Indictment
5 Chicago Afrobeat Project- Fix and Release
6 Manu Dibango- Wema Africa
7 Bantu- Where di water, Where di lighter
8 Kokolo- Late night, Closed Eyes
9 Daktaris- Upsidown
10Antibalas- Who Is this America Dem Speak Of?
11 George Akaeze & His Augmented Hit- Business Before Pleasure
12 Chicago Afrobeat Project- Talking Bush
13 Seun Kuti- Many Things
14 Thomas Mapfumo- Pemberai
15 Tony Allen- Progress
16 Fela Kuti- Gentleman