Saturday, March 27, 2010

March 27, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Some of the songs here were chosen by Robin, who will soon be doing an early morning show on Thursdays. Check me out next week, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:56AM The Long Ryders Looking For Lewis And Clark (long version) from The Long Ryders Anthology (Chronicles)

11:53AM Phantogram As Far As I Can See from Eyelid Movies (Barsuk)

11:51AM The Cryan' Shames Sunshine Psalm from A Scratch In The Sky (Sundazed)

11:45AM Bonobo El Toro from Black Sands (Ninja Tune)

11:37AM Grand Master Flash & Furious Five It's Nasty (Genius of Love) from It's Nasty (Genius of Love) 12 inch (Sugar Hill)

11:31AM All The Saints Farmacia from Fire on Corridor X (Touch & Go)

11:28AM White Mystery Switch It Off from White Mystery (Self-Released)

11:25AM Of Montreal Suffer For Fashion from Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? (Polyvinyl)

11:20AM Stereolab Motoroller Scalatron from Emperor Tomato Ketchup (Elektra)

11:16AM Tunng October from ...And Then We Saw Land (Thrill Jockey)

11:13AM The Isley Brothers Cold Bologna from Givin' It Back (T-Neck)

11:08AM Against Me! White People for Peace from New Wave (Sire)

11:05AM Fang Island Life Coach from Fang Island (Sargent House)

11:02AM California Raisins Down at the Flop House from California Raisins/Cave Split EP (Permanent)

10:56AM The Hold Steady How a Resurrection Really Feels from Separation Sunday (Frenchkiss)

10:54AM The Youngsters I Wanna Be Your Man from Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas (Tropicalia In Furs)

10:47AM Fred Anderson & Hamid Drake Sakti/Shiva from From The River To The Ocean (Thrill Jockey)

10:42AM Ryan Adams Wonderwall from Love Is Hell EP, Part 1 (Lost Highway)

10:39AM Def Leppard Don't Believe A Word from Yeah! (Universal)

10:35AM Leatherface Another Dance from The Stormy Petrel (No Idea)

10:31AM The XX Basic Space from XX (Young Turks)

10:28AM Field Music Measure from Field Music (Measure) (Memphis Industries)

10:25AM Apollo Sunshine 666: The Coming of the New World from Shall Noise Upon (Headless Heroes)

10:19AM Alla Es Tiempo from Es Tiempo (Crammed Discs)

10:15AM Blackbird Class War from Blackbird (Scotti Brothers)

10:13AM Golden Triangle Jinx from Double Jointer (Hardly Art)

10:08AM Augustus Pablo King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown from King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown (Shanachie)

10:05AM Zeus You Gotta Teller from Say Us (Arts & Crafts)

10:02AM Material Issue Something's Happened to Catherine from Yellow Pills Volume 2 (Big Deal)

9:58AM Tindersticks She Rode Me Down from Falling Down a Mountain (Constellation)

9:56AM Chris Hickey Breaking from Release (Work-Fire)

9:53AM Ass Ponys Fire in the Hole from L'Ohio (Checkered Past)

9:48AM The Move Blackberry Way from Movements 30th Anniversary Anthology (Westside)

9:45AM Loney, Dear Hard Days from Loney,Noir (Sub Pop)

9:40AM Johnny Cash Redemption Day from American VI: Ain't No Grave (Lost Highway)

9:35AM Dennis Wilson Pacific Ocean Blues from Pacific Ocean Blue (Caribou)

9:32AM High Places On Giving Up from High Places vs. Mankind (Thrill Jockey)

9:29AM The Chamber Strings The Race Is On from Gospel Morning (Bobsled)

9:26AM John Fahey On The Sunny Side of the Ocean from Return of the Repressed: Anthology (Rhino)

9:19AM Joanna Newsome Occident from Have One On Me (Drag City)

9:17AM Calexico Nom De Plume from Garden Ruin (Quarter)

9:11AM Jeff Kelly Ever So Lightly from For The Swan In The Hallway (Hidden Agenda)

9:07AM Very Truly Yours I'd Write You a Song from Things You Used To Say (Skywriting)

9:01AM Bob Dylan Beyond The Horizon from Modern Times (Columbia)

Saturday, March 20, 2010

March 20, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

The first day of spring brought snow to Chicago -- hope the music kept people warm. I'll be on the air next week, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:57AM Steve Wynn & the Miracle 3 Killing Me from ...tick...tick...tick (Down There)

11:54AM Icy Demons Summer Samba from Miami Ice (Obey Your Brain)

11:51AM Liars I Can Still See an Outside World from Sisterworld (Mute)

11:47AM Julian Cope Non-Alignment Pact from World Shut Your Mouth EP (Island)

11:43AM Eddy Current Suppression Ring Burn from Rush To Relax (Goner)

11:40AM Fishbone Ugly from Fishbone (Columbia)

11:35AM Broadcast Tender Buttons from Tender Buttons (Warp)

11:30AM Titus Andronicus Richard II from The Monitor (XL)

11:26AM Jets To Brazil Mid-Day Anonymous from Four Cornered Night (Jade Tree)

11:22AM Aloha Waterwheel from Home Acres (Polyvinyl)

11:18AM Those Bastard Souls Train From Terminal Boredom from Debt & Departure (V2)

11:14AM Erykah Badu Amerykahn Promise from New Amerykah Part One (4th World War) (Universal Motown)

11:09AM Past Lives Don't Let The Ashes Fill Your Eyes from Tapestry Of Webs (Suicide Squeeze)

11:06AM Bobby Conn California from Rise Up! (Atavistic)

11:02AM Superchunk Art Class from Here's To Shutting Up (Merge)

10:57AM Melony Nobody's Coming Home from Quicksilver (Soap)

10:54AM Black Tambourine Lazy Heart from Black Tambourine (Slumberland)

10:50AM JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Love One Another from Beat Of Our Own Drum (Self-Released)

10:46AM Mareva Galanter 7 h du Matin from Ukuyeye (Warner Music France)

10:43AM Free Energy Bang Pop from Stuck On Nothing (DNA)

10:40AM Stars Life Effect from Heart (Arts & Crafts)

10:35AM Eleventh Dream Day Trouble from Lived To Tell (Atlantic)

10:29AM Fela Kuti & The Africa '70 Eko Ile from Afrodisiac (Knitting Factory)

10:26AM Archie Bronson Outfit Shark's Tooth from Coconut (Domino)

10:20AM TV On The Radio Golden Age from Dear Science (DGC)

10:17AM Happy Birthday Perverted Girl from Happy Birthday (Sub Pop)

10:14AM Alex Chilton Take Me Home & Make Me Like It from Singer Not The Song EP (Ork)

10:08AM Thirdimension Last Real People from Permanent Holiday (Hidden Agenda)

10:04AM Clipd Beaks Visions from To Realize (Lovepump United)

10:00AM The Chameleons Up The Down Escalator from Script of the Bridge (Dead Dead Good)

9:57AM Low Cue The Strings from The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)

9:54AM Tyrannosaurus Rex Warlord of the Royal Crocodiles from Unicorn (Universal)

9:52AM jj Light from jj no. 3 (Secretly Canadian)

9:48AM Chitlin' Fooks The Battle from Chitlin' Fooks (Hidden Agenda)

9:43AM Eluvium The Motion Makes Me Fast from Similes (Temporary Residence Limited)

9:40AM Andrew Bird's Bowl Of Fire 50 Pieces from Thrills (Rykodisc)

9:34AM R.L. Burnside Short-Haired Woman from Too Bad Jim (Fat Possum)

9:31AM John Bellows Bouncing Ball from Clean Your Clock (Moniker)

9:28AM The Books Take Time from The Lemon Of Pink (Tomlab)

9:22AM Yeasayer Rome from Odd Blood (Secretly Canadian)

9:18AM Lewis Taylor The Leader of the Band from The Lost Album (HackTone)

9:13AM Art Blakey Miguel's Party from Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Fontana)

9:08AM The Fuzz I Love You For All Seasons from Can You Dig It? The '70s Soul Experience (Rhino)

9:05AM Javelin Tell Me What Would It Be? from No Mas (Luaka Bop)

9:01AM David Sylvian Midnight Sun from Dead Bees On A Cake (Virgin)

Saturday, March 13, 2010

March 13, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Wow, there were some computer problems during the show, but I was able to solider on, and I think it turned out well. Tune in next week, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:53AM Sonic Youth Walkin Blue from The Eternal (Matador)
11:50AM Zeus The Sound Of You from Say Us (Arts & Crafts)
11:47AM The Sights Everyone's A Poet from Got What We Want (Fall Of Rome)
11:44AM The Rakes 22 Grand Job from Capture/Release (V2)
11:40AM Nocando 21 from Jimmy the Lock (Alpha Pup)
11:36AM Black Grape In The Name Of The Father from It's Great When You're Straight Yeah (Radioactive)
11:30AM Neu! Lila Engel (Lilac Angel) from Neu! 2 (Astralwerks)
11:28AM Grand Champeen Paid Vacation from The One That Brought You (Glurp)
11:24AM Ted Leo & The Pharmacists Even Heroes Have To Die from The Brutalist Bricks (Matador)
11:19AM The Clash 1-2 Crush On You from Super Black Market Clash (Epic/Legacy)
11:15AM Japandroids Heart Sweats from Post-Nothing (Polyvinyl)
11:10AM Shapers Jar from Little, Big (Self-Released)
11:06AM Kid Sister Life On TV from Ultraviolet (Downtown)
11:03AM Polysics Eye Contact from Absolute POLYSICS (Myspace)
10:59AM Quasar Wut-Wut Stiletto from Taro Sound (Glorious Noise)
10:55AM Holly And The Italians I Wanna Go Home from The Right To Be Italian (Epic)
10:52AM Guided By Voices Bulldog Skin from Mag Earwhig! (Matador)
10:50AM Frightened Rabbit Nothing Like You from Mixed Drunks (Fat Cat)
10:44AM Efterklang Scandinavian Love from Magic Chairs (4AD)
10:41AM Owen Too Scared To Move from New Leaves (Polyvinyl)
10:37AM Tristeza Memphis Emphasis from Spine And Sensory (Makoto)
10:31AM Los Campesinos! Who Fell Asleep In from Romance Is Boring (Arts & Crafts)
10:27AM Sparks Reinforcements from Propaganda (Island)
10:26AM The Streets Could Well Be In from A Grand Don't Come For Free (Vice)
10:21AM John-Paul Young Yesterday's Hero from Yesterday's Hero 7" (Albert Productions)
10:17AM Mighty Sparrow Jook For Jook from Mighty Sparrow Volume Four (Ice)
10:11AM The Ruby Suns Dusty Fruit from Fight Softly (Sub Pop)
10:11AM Jason Falkner Pretty Ballerina from Everyone Says It's On (Air Mail)
10:07AM BBU -- Chi Don' Dance from Fear Of A Clear Channel (Ruby Hornet)
10:01AM Pet Shop Boys I Want A Dog from Alternative (EMI)
9:56AM Pit Er Pat Nightroom from The Flexible Entertainer (Thrill Jockey)
9:54AM We All Together Tomorrow from We Are Together (Lazarus Audio Products)
9:49AM The Helio Sequence So Stop from Love and Distance (Sub Pop)
9:44AM Judson Claiborne The Woman Inside Me from Time And Temperature (La Societe Expeditionnaire)
9:41AM Dwight Yoakam This Drinking Will Kill Me from This Drinking Will Kill Me (Warner Bros.)
9:38AM The Handsome Family Tesla's Hotel Room from Last Days Of Wonder (Carrot Top)
9:37AM The Pogues Sally MacLennane from Rum Sodomy and the Lash (MCA)
9:33AM The Smittens Obligatory Sad Love Song from Gentrefication Now! (Dangerfive)
9:26AM Broken Bells from Broken Bells (Columbia)
9:20AM Labi Siffre The Vulture from Remember My Song (EMI)
9:16AM A Weather Giant Stairs from Everyday Balloons (Team Love)
9:14AM My Morning Jacket Wear Your Love Like Heaven from A Gift From A Garden To A Flower - A Tribute To Donovan (Darla)
9:09AM AK-Momo return to N.Y. from return to N.Y. (Hidden Agenda)
9:06AM The Loneliest Monk Lonely Trees from The Loneliest Monk (Kilo)
9:01AM The Arcade Fire My Body Is a Cage from Neon Bible (Merge)

Saturday, March 6, 2010

CHIRP Radio playlist -- March 6, 2010

11:54AM Oh No Ono Miss Miss Moss from Eggs (Friendly Fire)

11:51AM Sound Team No More Birthdays from "Movie Monster" (Capitol)

11:48AM Sloan Who Taught You To Live Like That? from Never Hear The End Of It (Yep Roc)

11:42AM Joan Of Arc Fogbow from Flowers (Polyvinyl)

11:38AM New Order Weirdo from Brotherhood (Qwest)

11:35AM Twin Tigers Feathers from Gray Waves (Old Flame)

11:29AM The Pressure Boys Policeman (In My Neighbor's Yard) from Rangledoon EP (A Root Da Doot Doo)

11:26AM Charlie Deets 2000 Flushes from The Power Of Suggestion (Paribus)

11:22AM Jawbox Livid from Jawbox (TAG/Atlantic)

11:18AM Bob Seger East Side Story from East Side Story 7" (Hideout)

11:15AM Bishop Allen Central Booking from February EP (The Champagne School)

11:13AM Past Lives Don't Let The Ashes Fill Your Eyes from Tapestry Of Webs (Suicide Squeeze)

11:07AM Laptop Not the Right Time from The Old Me vs. The New You (Trust Me Records)

11:04AM These New Puritans Three Thousand from Hidden (Domino)

11:01AM The White Stripes Rag and Bone from Icky Thump (Warner Bros.)

10:57AM Scott Walker Jackie from Scott 2 (Fontana)

10:55AM Spoon Is Love Forever from Transference (Merge)

10:50AM Kylie Auldist Ship Inside a Bottle from Made Of Stone (Tru Thoughts)

10:46AM High Places On Giving Up from High Places vs. Mankind (Thrill Jockey)

10:43AM Parenthetical Girls Survived By Her Mother from Safe As Houses (Tomlab)

10:39AM My Dad Is Dead Carolina Blue from A New Clear Route (Unhinged)

10:35AM The M's Pigs Fly from Real Close Ones (Polyvinyl)

10:31AM De La Soul Oodles Of O's from De La Soul Is Dead (Tommy Boy)

10:26AM Four Tet Circling from There Is No Love In You (Domino)

10:21AM Wire From The Nursery from Behind The Curtain Early Versions 1977 & 78 (EMI)

10:18AM The Gravel Pit Favorite from Silver Gorilla (Q Division)

10:15AM The Pops Som Imagnario de Jimmi Hendrix from Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas (Tropicalia In Furs)

10:09AM Love Kit Mary from The September Heads (Ginger)

10:05AM Chicago Underground Duo Hermeto from Boca Negra (Thrill Jockey)

10:00AM Kraftwerk Dentaku from Pocket Calculator 7" (Warner Bros.)

9:56AM Cocteau Twins Whales Tails from Victorialand (4AD)

9:53AM Zapruder Point Good As Gold from It's Always the Quiet Ones (Collectible Escalators)

9:50AM Fleet Foxes Oliver James from Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop)

9:44AM Beach House Used To Be from Teen Dream (Sub Pop)

9:42AM R.E.M. We Walk from Murmur (IRS)

9:36AM Starflyer 59 All My Friends Who Play Guitar from Leave Here A Stranger (Tooth & Nail)

9:31AM Lightspeed Champion Middle Of The Dark from Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You (Domino)

9:29AM Montage Grand Pianist from Montage (Sundazed)

9:25AM El Perro Del Mar Happiness Won Me Over from From the Valley To The Stars (The Control Group)

9:19AM Shearwater Hidden Lakes from The Golden Archipelago (Matador)

9:17AM The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir I Pretend She's You from ...and the horse you rode in on (Bloodshot)

9:15AM Gil Trythall Foggy Mountain Breakdown from Best Of Moog (Loud Records)

9:12AM Charlotte Gainsbourg Me and Jane Doe from IRM (Because)

9:07AM Huey 'Piano' Smith Don't You Just Know It from Swamp Pop and Cajun from Bayou Country (Ace)

9:04AM Adam Green You Blacken My Stay from Minor Love (Fat Possum)

8:59AM The Modern Lovers Hospital from The Modern Lovers (Beserkley)