Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Show 58

There's what both I and Big Red played today.

Shankar, “Shankar”
Daedelus Avec TTC, Exquisite Corpse, "Cadavre Exquis"
Sherwood, "Snowing In Seattle"
Au Revoir Simone, "Lark (Ruff and Jam Mix)"
The Last Vegas, "I'm Bad"
*Starfucker, s/t, "German Love; Hard Smart Beta"
*Nous Non Plus, Menagerie, "Fantome Dur (Tuff Ghost); Sunlight Yellow Noise"
$Head Automatica, Decadence, “Beating Hearts Baby”
$Acceptance, Phantoms, “So Contagious”
$The Audition, “You’ve Made Us Conscious”
$The Higher, “Insurance?”
$Andy McKee, “Ebon Coast with Don Ross”
$Doug Smith/Heitor Teixeira Pereira, “Dueling Guitars”
$Colin Hay, “Overkill”
$Cloud Cult, “Lucky Today”
$*Anthony da Costa, Typical American Tragedy, “Dolly and Porter”
$*Glasvegas, s/t, track 2 “Geraldine”
$*Ceann, Making Friends, “Green Badge of Shame”
$Feist, "Mushaboo (Postal Service Remix)
$So They Say, "Forever Young"
$Carolina Liar, Coming to Terms, "I'm Not Over"
Chairlift, "Evident Utensil"
Frankmusik, "3 Little Words"
Toro Y Moi, My Touch, "Lesson #223"
VOTA, "Hard to Believe"
*The Coming Weak, Consider This, "At Least Nobody Got Hurt; The Last Laugh"
*A.C. Newman, Get Guilty, "Maybe There Are Ten or Twelve"

$ Denotes being played by Big Red

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Show 57 + Trainees

Today was sort of a hectic day for me. School has been craaazy!

Big Red wasn't here today. However, there were some lovely trainees who actually took over for a little bit. I'm pretty sure this everything that was played (the trainees wrote down what they played, and I think I got it all correct):

Kimya Dawson, Remember That I Love You, "I Miss You"
S├ębastien Tellier, "Divine"
The Golden Filter, "Solid Gold"
The Teenagers, "Trouble"
Metronomy, Nights Out, "Heartbreaker"
The Whitest Boy Alive, Rules, "Island"
*Andy Friedman and The Other Failures, Weary Things, tracks 4&6 "Road Trippin; Pilot Light"
*Andy Juhl, Tales From the Buffalo Blue Stem, tracks 4&6 "Sense of Direction; The Wind and the Buffalo"
*Charlie Louvin, Sings Murder Ballads and Disaster, tracks 1&2 "Darling Corey; Wreck of the Old 97"
*Anthony da Costa, Typical American Tragedy, tracks 3&4 “Dolly & Porter; Fiddle Girl”
*My Dear Disco, Dancethink LP, track 3&5 "My Dear Disco; Amsterdam"
*Nous Non Plus, Menagerie, tracks 4&8 "Mais Maintenant Il Faut Danser; Claque! Claque!"
*Belle & Sebastian, The BBC Recordings, tracks 9&12 "Slow Graffiti; The Magic of a Kind Word"
Los Campesinos, Hold on Now, Youngsters…, track 1, “Death to Los Campesinos!”
A Cursive Memory, Changes, track 3, “Changes”
Architecture in Helsinki, Heart it Races, “Heart it Races” Single Version
Dance Gavin Dance, Dance Gavin Dance, track 2, “Buffalo!”
*Jaguar Love, Jaguar Love EP, track 1, “Highways of Gold”
Bardo, Recurring Dream, tracks 1&2, “GP Boulevard”, “Ain’t That a Shame”
Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts, Let’s Just Be, track 1 “Diamond Ring”
Dressy Bessy, s/t, track 3 “Baby Six Strings”

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Show 56 + Interview!

It seems that I've been doing a lot of interviews, lately. Today's was with Colin and Josh of Marry a Thief. It was a very casual, informal interview but we had fun.

I subbed for Captain Rouen and Friends today. Here's what I played during Captain Rouen's show:

Air France, "Collapsing at Your Doorstep"
Butta Verses, "If I Die'
Origami Ghosts, Short Momentum, "Thai Frog"
I'm Not Jim, You Are All My People, "Howard"
*William Elliot Whitmore, Animals in the Dark, track 5 "Hell or High Water"
#Modest Mouse, Everywhere and His Nasty Parlour Tricks, “So Much Beauty in Dirt; Here it Comes”
*William Elliot Whitmore, Animals in the Dark, track 5 “There's Hope For You”
#Danielle Howle, About to Burst, “All; World War Defense”
*Frida Hyvonen, Silence is Wild, tracks 4&5 "London!; My Cousin"
His Royal Shyness, Songs for Your Sister, "Katie & the Linoleum; Chekhov Was Right"
*Charles Spearin, The Happiness Project, track 4 "Vanessa "
*Hank Williams III, Damn Right, Rebel Proud, tracks 1&13 "The Grand Old Opry (Ain't So Grand); Workin Man"
Boat People, "Unsettle My Heart"
Carla Bruni, "Those Dancing Days Are Gone"
Matisyahu, Shattered, "Smash Lies"
Camphor, Drawn To Dust, "Confidences Shattered; The Sweetest Tooth"
*Murs, Murs for President, track 5 "Can it Be (Half a Million Dollars and 18 Months Later)"
*Buena Vista Social Club, Buena Vista Social Club at Carnegie Hall, tracks 6&7 "Dos Gardenias; Quizas, Quizas" (Qui sas)
*Cyne, Pretty Dark Things, track 12 "Never Forget Pluto"
James Pants, "We're Through"
Fear Nuttin Band, "Vibes"
The Boxer Rebellion, "Evacuate"
Gramercy Arms, "Looking At The Sun"

And here's what I played during my show today before Big Red took over:
*The Bad Plus, Joined by Wendy Lewis, tracks 2&3 "Comfortably Numb; Fem (Etude No. 8)"

Yes, it was short, but I wanted to let Big Red get as much of his music in as possible. :)

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Show 55 + Interview!

Hey there boys and girls. Today Big Red had to go to an orientation for a leadership thing for his fraternity. So, he came up for a little while and picked out some CDs for me to play. ALSO, Eric and I had interview with VALENCIA. They're playing at New Brookland Tavern tonight. Check out the site for details. And here's what I played:

Teengirl Fantasy, "Now That's What I Call Volume 2"
Antenna Shoes, "Singer"
*AC Newman, "Submarines of Stockholm"
The Black Fortys, "Breaking Down Walls"
Hot Chip, "Transmission (Joy Division Cover)"
*Starfucker, s/t, "Florida"
Robyn, "Dream On"
Hey Champ, "Cold Dust Girl (80Kidz Remix)"
Lykke Li, "I'm Good, I'm Gone"
*Andrew Bird, Noble Beast, "Not a Robot but a Ghost"
*The Coming Weak, Consider This, "Halcyon Over Harlem"
*Ween, Chocolate and Cheese, "Voodoo Lady"
*French Miami, s/t, "Intro; Goddamn Best"
*Ben Kweller, Changing Horses, "Sawdust Man"
*Herspace Holiday, XOXOX, Panda and the New Kid Revival, My Crooked Crown