Saturday, September 24, 2011

September 24, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

My mind seemed scattered today, but the songs worked better than my mouth (thankfully). Back on next week with trainee Abbey taking over for a couple of sets. Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:55AM Jungle Brothers I'll House You from Straight Out The Jungle (Warlock)
11:52AM Bad Checks 17 from Graveyard Tramp (Demonbeach)
11:48AM Wild Flag Short Version from Wild Flag (Merge)
11:43AM Alias Feverdreamin from Fever Dream (Anticon)
11:38AM Kyuss Demon Cleaner from Welcome To Sun Valley (Elektra)
11:33AM Lee Michaels Keep The Circle Turning from 5th (A & M)
11:31AM Tempo All Stars Take Off from Next Stop... Soweto: Township Sounds from the Golden Age of Mbaqanga (Strut)
11:28AM Hercules and Love Affair Blue Songs from Blue Songs (Moshi Moshi)
11:19AM Roommate Molly from Songs The Animals Taught Us (Plug Research)
11:16AM WU LYF Spitting Blood from Go Tell Fire To The Mountain (LYF)
11:14AM Jerry Lee Lewis Good Golly Miss Molly from Live At The Star Club, Hamburg (Rhino)
11:07AM Mass Shivers Torrid Sex in East Berlin from Contoured Heat (Licking River)
11:04AM Toddla T Badman Flu from Watch Me Dance (Ninja Tune)
11:00AM Chris Stamey and Yo La Tengo Shapes Of Things from V.O.T.E. (Yep Roc)
10:56AM Lotion Dr. Link from full Isaac (Spin Art)
10:52AM Neon Indian Hex Girlfriend from Era Extrana (Mom + Pop)
10:49AM The Shazam I Can Hear the Grass Grow from Here's to all the Misfits (Not Lame)
10:45AM The Strange Boys Night Might from Be Brave (In the Red)
10:42AM Paranoid Castle Stacey's Doing WAY Too Much from Champagne Nightmares (Fake Four Inc.)
10:38AM Blinker The Star September Already from August Everywhere (Dreamworks)
10:33AM The Ponys Discoteca from Celebration Castle (In the Red)
10:31AM Lilys A Nanny In Manhattan from Better Can't Make Your Life Better (Primary)
10:30AM Dum Dum Girls Always Looking from Only In Dreams (Sub Pop)
10:23AM Warm Ghost I Will Return from Narrows (Partisan)
10:17AM Earth, Wind & Fire Interlude: Close to Home/Daydreamin' from Heritage (Columbia)
10:13AM The Velvet Underground Candy Says from The Velvet Underground (Verve)
10:09AM Devo Space Junk from Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (Warner Bros.)
10:06AM T Bone Burnett I Can Explain Everything from The Criminal Under My Own Hat (Columbia)
10:01AM Bjork Virus from Biophilia (Nonesuch)
9:57AM Beck No Complaints from The Information (Interscope)
9:53AM CANT The Edge from Dreams Come True (Terrible)
9:49AM Men Without Hats On Tuesday from Pop Goes The World (Mercury)
9:43AM Apparat Sweet Unrest from The Devil's Walk (Mute)
9:40AM For Against Outside a Heart from Coalesced (Words on Music)
9:32AM Art Ensemble Of Chicago Nonaah from Fanfare For The Warriors (Atlantic)
9:31AM Honeybus Delighted to See You from She flies like a Bird (Castle Music)
9:26AM Jens Lekman Waiting for Kirsten from An Argument with Myself (Secretly Canadian)
9:21AM Soley Smashed Birds from We Sink (Morr)
9:17AM The Mekons Ghosts Of American Astronauts from So Good It Hurts (Twin/Tone)
9:14AM Pet Shop Boys You Only tell me you love me when you're drunk from Night Life (Parlophone)
9:09AM Mannequin Men 22nd Century from Fresh Rot (Flameshovel)
9:07AM Maria Taylor Happenstance from Overlook (Saddle Creek)
9:01AM Mott The Hoople Hymn For The Dudes from Mott (Columbia)

Saturday, September 17, 2011

September 17, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Some really good new stuff on this show. Back next week, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:55AM AM & Shawn Lee Jackie Blue from Celestial Electric (ESL Music)

11:52AM The Joykiller She's Something Else from Three (Epitaph)

11:49AM Splitsville Yearbook from Ultrasound (Big Deal)

11:45AM Morphine The Jury from Yes (Rykodisc)

11:42AM Barn Owl Temple Of The Winds from Lost In The Glare (Thrill Jockey)

11:37AM Chin Up Chin Up The Architect Has A Gun from We Should Have Never Lived Like We Were Skyscrapers (Flameshovel)

11:33AM Scritti Politti Is And Ought The Western World from Early (Rough Trade)

11:29AM fIREHOSE Brave Captain from Ragin', Full On (SST)

11:27AM Girls Honey Bunny from Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther Sounds)

11:20AM Superchunk Watery Hands from Indoor Living (Merge)

11:17AM JNatural Trigger Finger from Love is on Hiatus (Antevorta)

11:14AM Liquid Liquid Scraper from Slip In And Out Of Phenomenon (Domino)

11:08AM Sweeney Todd Rock 'n' Roll Story from Sweeney Todd (London)

11:03AM Mikal Cronin Is It Alright from Mikal Cronin (Trouble In Mind)

11:01AM Disappears Pearly Gates from Lux (kranky)

10:55AM Anton Barbeau Yum Yum Bubblegum from A Splendid Tray (Frigidisk)

10:52AM Luke Temple Ophelia from Don't Act Like You Don't Care (Western Vinyl)

10:49AM Herman's Hermits No Milk Today from Their Greatest Hits (Abkco)

10:44AM Eleventh Dream Day Lately I've Been Thinking from Zeroes And Ones (Thrill Jockey)

10:40AM The Drums I Don't Know How To Love from Portamento (Frenchkiss)

10:38AM The Greenhornes Need Your Love from **** (Third Man)

10:33AM Megafaun Bonnie's Song from Heretofore (Hometapes)

10:31AM Nurses Extra Fast from Dracula (Dead Oceans)

10:27AM Midnight Oil When The Generals Talk from Red Sails In The Sunset (Columbia)

10:21AM Roberts & Lord Oblique from Eponymous (Asthmatic Kitty)

10:18AM Burning Spear Marcus Garvey from Marcus Garvey (Island)

10:14AM King Midas Sound Surround Me from Box of Dub: Dubstep and Future Dub (Soul Jazz)

10:07AM Joan of Arc Stemingway and Heinbeck from The Intelligent Design Of Joan Of Arc (Polyvinyl)

10:04AM Ornery Little Darlings Do What I Told You from O is for Ornery (self-released)

10:00AM Nada Surf What Is Your Secret? from The Weight Is A Gift (Barsuk)

9:56AM Stevie Wonder Village Ghetto Land from Songs In the Key of Life (Tamla)

9:53AM Active Child High Priestess from You Are All I See (Vagrant)

9:49AM Gorillaz Kids With Guns from Demon Days (Virgin)

9:45AM Yo La Tengo The Summer from Prisoners Of Love (Matador)

9:42AM Chuck Ragan Nomad By Fate from Covering Ground (SideOneDummy)

9:38AM Lindsey Buckingham Castaway Dreams from Under The Skin (Reprise)

9:33AM All City Affairs White People Clapping from Identity Theft (Lujo)

9:30AM Evie Sands Run Home To Your Momma from Northern Soul The Early Years and more (self-released)

9:27AM Canon Blue Autark (Nashville) from Rumspringa (Temporary Residence Ltd.)

9:21AM Blitzen Trapper My Home Town from American Goldwing (Sub Pop)

9:18AM Albert Brooks Near The Beginning/Party From Outer Space from A Star Is Bought (Asylum)

9:16AM Jim O'Rourke Halfway To A Threeway from Halfway To A Threeway (Drag City)

9:10AM UFOFU Wednesday Week from Here Comes The Summer (The Undertones Tribute Compilation) (Square Target)

9:06AM Tinariwen Imidiwan Win Sahara from Tassili (ANTI-)

9:01AM Human League Love Action (I Believe in Love) from Dare (Virgin)

Saturday, September 10, 2011

September 10, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist -- Self Indulgent Birthday Show!

Today is my birthday and I celebrated by stuffing my show full of some of my favorite artists and songs. I'll be back to a bit more balanced show next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:55AM Whodini Funky Beat from Back In Black (Jive)

11:52AM Office If You Don't Know By Now from The Ritz (New Line)

11:49AM The War On Drugs Baby Missiles from Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian)

11:44AM Was (Not Was) Knocked Down, Made Small (Treated Like a Rubber Ball) from Born To Laugh At Tornadoes (Geffen)

11:42AM Wonderboy Skidmarks from Yellow Pills, Volume 3 (Big Deal)

11:38AM Beirut A Candle's Fire from The Rip Tide (Co-op)

11:34AM The Hives Supply And Demand from Veni Vidi Vicious (Sire)

11:30AM Dusty Bibles LIAB from Sinus Rhythm EP (self-releasd)

11:28AM New Musik A Train On Twisted Tracks from Warp (Epic International)

11:20AM John Cale Woman from blackAcetate (EMI)

11:18AM XTC Statue Of Liberty from White Music (Virgin)

11:14AM CSS Echo Of Love from La Liberacion (Co-op)

11:09AM Mano Negra King Kong Five from Puta's Fever (Virgin)

11:06AM The Pack A.D. Hear Me Out from Unpersons (Mint)

11:05AM Didjits Judge Hot Fudge from Que Sirhan Sirhan (Touch & Go)

11:01AM Sweet Blockbuster from Sweet Fanny Adams (RCA)

10:58AM Bo Diddley Diddy Wah Diddy from I'm A Man The Chess Masters 1955-1958 (Hip-O Select)

10:55AM Yello Koladi-ola from Stella (Universal)

10:51AM Janelle Monae Wondaland from The ArchAndroid (Bad Boy)

10:48AM Magnetic Fields When I'm Looking, You're Not There from Obscurities (Merge)

10:45AM Jacuzzi Boys Cool Vapors from Glazin' (Hardly Art)

10:40AM Sparks In The Future/Looks Looks Looks from Indiscreet (Island)

10:37AM Cheap Trick Big Eyes from In Color (Epic)

10:33AM E'Nuff Z'Nuff Everything Works If You Let It from 10 (Stoney)

10:27AM YAWN Rainy Days from Open Season (self-released)

10:24AM Electric Light Orchestra Endless Lies from Balance Of Power (Epic)

10:20AM Randy Newman The Story Of A Rock and Roll Band from Born Again (Warner Bros.)

10:19AM They Might Be Giants Flying V from Here Come The ABCs (Disney Sound)

10:16AM Raphael Saadiq Heart Attack from Stone Rollin' (Columbia)

10:13AM Dent May Fun from Fun/Wedding Day 7" (Paw Tracks)

10:07AM Madness Dust Devil from The Liberty Of Norton Folgate (Yep Roc)

10:04AM Portugal. The Man So American from In the Mountain in the Cloud (Atlantic)

10:00AM Marshall Crenshaw Blues Is King from Downtown (Warner Bros.)

9:56AM Rumer Am I Forgiven from Seasons Of My Soul (Atlantic)

9:53AM Judee Sill My Man On Love from Judee Sill (Rhino Handmade)

9:49AM Gillian Welch Scarlet Town from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony)

9:45AM The Kinks Do You Remember Walter from The Village Green Preservation Society (Essential)

9:42AM Merle Travis Nine Pound Hammer from Sixteen Tons (ASV)

9:40AM Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks Tigers from Mirror Traffic (Matador)

9:37AM Daft Punk Solar Sailer from TRON: Legacy (Disney)

9:32AM Tiny Fireflies So Sad To Say Goodbye from Change EP (Little Treasure)

9:31AM The Residents Perfect Love from Commercial Album (Ralph)

9:25AM The Fall Paint Work from This Nation's Saving Grace (Beggar's Banquet)

9:20AM Ry Cooder Christmas Time This Year from Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down (Nonesuch)

9:17AM Bee Gees Idea from Idea (Reprise)

9:14AM Kings Go Forth High On Your Love from The Outsiders Are Back (Luaka Bop)

9:09AM Devon Williams Dreaming from Euphoria (Slumberland)

9:04AM Frisbie Blowin' Up And Tellin' Lies from Period (Hear Diagonally)

9:01AM Chris Hickey Contagious from Looking For Anything (CNC)

Saturday, September 3, 2011

September 3, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

A bit of an '80s slant in the last hour. It just happened. Next week, will be my second annual Self-Indulgent Birthday show, which will be on my actual birthday. Check it out, Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:55AM Public Enemy Don't Believe the Hype from It Takes a Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back (Def Jam)

11:49AM Fall On Your Sword Rhoda's Theme from Another Earth (Milan)

11:45AM The Ettes Excuse from Wicked Will (Krian)

11:42AM Daedelus My Beau from Love To Make Music To (Ninja Tune)

11:38AM Nguzunguzu Timesup from Timesup EP (Fade to Mind)

11:33AM Wooden Shjips Lazy Bones from West (Thrill Jockey)

11:30AM Bang! Bang! Breakout from The Dirt That Makes You Drown (Morphius)

11:26AM Bang Questions from Bang 7" (Capitol)

11:19AM Isotope 217 New Beyond from Utonian Automatic (Thrill Jockey)

11:16AM Gray Matter Give Me A Clue from Food For Thought (Dischord)

11:14AM Hella Self Checkout from Tripper (Sargent House)

11:07AM Justice Waters Of Nazareth from + (Ed Banger)

11:04AM Pet Lions When I Grow Old from Chicago Cassette Compilation (twosyllable)

10:59AM King Crimson Indiscipline from Discipline (Virgin)

10:56AM World Domination Enterprises Funky Town from Let's Play Domination (Caroline)

10:53AM Sonya En Mi Nube (Get Off My Cloud) from Absolute Belter (B-Music)

10:52AM Soft Metals Psychic Driving from Soft Metals (Captured Tracks)

10:45AM The Box Tops She Shot A Hole In My Soul from The Best Of The Box Tops: Soul Deep (Arista)

10:41AM Boston Spaceships German Field Of Shadows from Let It Beard (Guided By Voices, Inc.)

10:38AM Pavement Father To A Sister Of Thought from Wowee Zowee: Sordid Sentinels Edition (Matador)

10:32AM The Long Blondes Only Lovers Left Alive from Someone To Drive You Home (Rough Trade)

10:30AM Serengeti Long Ears from Family & Friends (Anticon)

10:25AM The Suburbs Superlove from The Suburbs (A & M)

10:20AM Tortoise Dot/Eyes from It's All Around You (Thrill Jockey)

10:16AM Tom Vek We Do Nothing from Leisure Seizure (Co-Op)

10:12AM Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me) from The Cream of Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel (EMI Gold)

10:07AM Michael Perkins Esteban from MR 666 (Ghost Arcade)

10:02AM Joanna Newsome Good Intentions Paving Co. from Have One On Me (Drag City)

9:57AM Midnight Juggernauts Dystopia from Dystopia (Astralwerks)

9:54AM Elliot Smith The Real Estate from Live from Nowhere Near You, Vol. 2 (Greyday)

9:50AM Hawksley Workman Piano Blink from Between the Beautifuls (Isadora)

9:44AM Miles Davis Two Bass Hit from 'Round About Midnight (Columbia)

9:41AM Jona Lewie (You'll Always Find Me In The) Kitchen At Parties from On The Other Hand There's A Fist (Stiff)

9:38AM Peter Wolf Crier Beach from Garden of Arms (Jagjaguwar)

9:34AM Townes Van Zandt Like A Summer Thursday from Our Mother The Mountain (Tomato)

9:31AM Pepper Rabbit In Search of Simon Birch from Red Velvet Snow Ball (Kanine)

9:28AM Jose Gonzalez Slow Moves from Veneer (Hidden Agenda)

9:24AM Bill Withers Let It Be from Just As I Am (Sussex)

9:19AM Supergrass Moving from Supergrass (Island)

9:15AM Judson Claiborne Song for Dreaming from The Whistler Presents: Year One: The Festival (Whistler)

9:10AM David Vandervelde Wisdom From A Tree from The Moonstation House Band (Secretly Canadian)

9:06AM I Break Horses Hearts from Hearts (Bella Union)

9:00AM Talk Talk Ascension Day from Laughing Stock (Polydor)