Saturday, December 25, 2010

December 25, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

It was a blast doing my first ever Christmas Day radio show. I'll be back on New Year's Day from 9AM to Noon (CST), playing selections from my Top 20 albums of 2010 at

11:26AM Pedro the Lion The Longest Winter from It's Hard to Find a Friend (Jade Tree)

11:20AM For Against Wintersong from Shelf Life (World Domination Recordings)

11:16AM Bikini American Mourning from RIP JDS EP (Lefse)

11:11AM Mott The Hoople Death May Be Your Santa Claus from Brain Capers (Atlantic)

11:06AM Slade Merry Xmas Everybody from Feel the Noize - Slade's Greatest Hits (Polydor)

11:02AM Zola Jesus Lightstick from Valusia EP (Sacred Bones)

11:00AM Paul Coady Silent Night from Silent Night single (self released)

10:54AM The Pearlfishers Snow On The Pines from Across The Milky Way (Marina)

10:52AM The Beach Boys Little Saint Nick from The Beach Boys' Christmas Album (Capitol)

10:50AM Fops Black Boar from Yeth Yeth Yeth (Monotreme)

10:46AM XTC Countdown To Christmas Party Time from Rag & Bone Buffet (Virgin)

10:42AM DJ Trouble Mosh Pit from Bangs & Works Vol. 1: A Chicago Footwork Compilation (Planet Mu)

10:40AM They Might Be Giants Santa's Beard from Lincoln (Bar/None)

10:38AM NRBQ Christmas Wish from Christmas Wish 7" (Rounder/Red Rooster)

10:33AM Cheap Trick Come On Christmas from Gift (Not Cool)

10:30AM The Ronettes I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus from A Christmas Gift For You (Phil Spector Records)

10:27AM Agalloch They Escaped the Weight of Darkness from Marrow of the Spirit (Profound Love)

10:20AM Hawksley Workman Merry Christmas (I love you) from Almost A Full Moon (Isadora)

10:17AM Os Bongos Kazacuta from Angola Soundtrack: The Unique Sound of Luanda 1965-1978 (Analog Africa)

10:14AM John Prine Christmas In Prison from The John Prine Anthology: Great Days (Rhino)

10:10AM Josephine Foster & the Victor Herrero Band Las Tres Hojas from Anda Jaleo (Fire)

10:07AM Superchunk Child's Christmas In Wales from Mojo's Festive Fifteen (MOJO)

10:02AM Sparks Thank God It's Not Christmas from Kimono My House (Island)

9:58AM Fountains Of Wayne Valley Winter Song from Welcome Interstate Managers (S-Curve/Virgin)

9:55AM The 1900s Kidnap Runaway from Return Of The Century (Parasol)

9:52AM Buck Owens And His Buckaroos All I Want For Christmas Is My Daddy from Christmas Shopping (Capitol)

9:48AM Jackie Wilson It Came Upon A Midnight Clear from The Ultimate R & B Christmas Volume 2 (The Right Stuff)

9:44AM Radio Citizen World from Hope And Despair (Ubiquity)

9:41AM The Loneliest Monk Carol Of The Bells from Carol Of The Bells download (self released)

9:35AM Soft Circle Light Bright from Shore Obsessed (Post Present Medium)

9:31AM Steve Earle Nothing But A Child from Copperhead Road (Geffen)

9:29AM Sufjan Stevens That Was The Worst Christmas Ever! from Songs For Christmas (Asthmatic Kitty)

9:23AM Fleet Foxes White Winter Hymnal from Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop)

9:20AM Daft Punk Solar Sailer from TRON: Legacy (Disney)

9:17AM Duke Ellington A Christmas Surprise from Highlights From the Duke Ellington Centennial Edition (RCA Victor)

9:10AM Jonathan Richman Winter Afternoon By B.U. in Boston from O Moon Queen of Night on Earth (Vapor)

9:07AM Doleful Lions Jesus Christ from Parasol Presents: Stuck In The Chimney (Parasol)

9:03AM Brian Wilson Love And Mercy from Brian Wilson (Warner Archives/Rhino)

Saturday, December 18, 2010

December 18, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

I'll be on Christmas morning, so I shied away from holiday music. Tune in next week from 9AM to about 11:30 AM (CST) and I'll hit some Christmas tuneage at

11:56AM M.I.A. Mango Pickle Down River (featuring the Wilcannia Mob) from Kala (XL/Interscope)

11:51AM Lord Huron When Will I See You Again from Mighty EP (self-released)

11:49AM Tubetop Erika Smiles from Three Minute Hercules (Laundry Room)

11:42AM The Nails 88 Lines About 44 Women from Mood Swing (RCA)

11:39AM The 1900s Lay a Ghost from Return Of The Century (Parasol)

11:33AM Destroyer Painter In Your Pocket from Destroyer's Rubies (Merge)

11:30AM J-Live Undivided Attention from Undivided Attention EP (Triple Threat)

11:27AM Terry Reid Tinker Taylor from Super Lungs (EMI)

11:22AM Dance Disaster Movement Quarkscrews from We Are From Nowhere (Dim Mak)

11:19AM Rahim Enduring Love from Ideal Lives (Frenchkiss)

11:17AM Tyvek Nothing Fits from Nothing Fits (In The Red)

11:14AM Christmas Richard Nixon from Ultraprophets Of Thee Psykick Revolution (IRS)

11:09AM AC/DC Can I Sit Next To You Girl from High Voltage (Epic)

11:05AM The Coughs Dark Powers from Secret Passage (Load)

11:02AM Robyn Call Your Girlfriend from Body Talk (Konichiwa)

10:58AM The Brotherhood Of Lizards She Dreamed She Could Fly from Lizardland (Long Play)

10:54AM John Roberts Glass Eights from Glass Eights (Dial)

10:49AM Seu Jorge and Almaz Rock With You from Seu Jorge and Almaz (Now Again)

10:45AM Olivia Newton-John Till You Say You'll Be Mine from The Girls' Scene (Decca)

10:42AM The Apples In Stereo Ruby from Her Wallpaper Reverie (One Little Indian)

10:38AM Midnight Juggernauts Virago from The Crystal Axis (Siberia)

10:35AM Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band Sun Zoom Spark from Clear Spot (Reprise)

10:31AM Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band Hot Head from Doc At Radar Station (Virgin)

10:27AM Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band Ice Cream For Crow from Ice Cream For Crow (Virgin)

10:19AM Braille Static For Dinner from Night Owls 5: Bird Flu (Syntax)

10:17AM Waipod Phetsuphan Ding Ding Dong from The Sound of Siam: Leftfield Luk Thang, Jazz & Molam in Thailand 1964-1975 (Soundway)

10:13AM Red Red Meat Idiot Sun from Bunny Gets Paid (Sub Pop)

10:09AM Advertising Lipstick from Jingles (Vinyl Japan)

10:06AM The Derailers Pawnshop Wedding Rings from Reverb Deluxe (Sire)

10:02AM JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound To Love Someone (That Don't Love You) from To Love Someone (That Don't Love You) 7" (Addenda)

9:59AM RJD2 Get It from The Third Hand (XL)

9:54AM Scissor Sisters It Can't Come Quickly Enough from Scissor Sisters (Polydor)

9:52AM The Parting Gifts (Walking Through The) Sleepy City from Strychnine Dandelions (In The Red)

9:49AM Ryan Adams Lovely and Blue from III/IV (Pax AM)

9:46AM Memphis Slim, Sonny Boy Williamson, Big Bill Broonzy Stagolee from Alan Lomax: Popular Songbook (Rounder)

9:43AM Mirah Bones & Skin from (a)spera (K)

9:39AM Madness Johnny The Horse from Wonderful (Salvo)

9:35AM Channel Three Just Hangin' Around from Last Time I Drank... (Enigma)

9:32AM The Coins Smoke Signals Nothing from Recital Pressures (Plustapes)

9:29AM Joni Mitchell The Fiddle and the Drum from Clouds (Reprise)

9:24AM Andrew Bird Measuring Cups from Fingerlings 3 (self-released)

9:20AM The Rascals Bit Of Heaven from Peaceful World (Sundazed)

9:15AM Pan American Dr. Christian from For Waiting, For Chasing (kranky)

9:11AM Jens Lekman I Saw Her In The Anti War Demonstration from Oh You're So Silent Jens (Secretly Canadian)

9:06AM Wyatt, Atzmon, & Stephen What A Wonderful World from For the Ghosts Within (Domino)

9:02AM Archers Of Loaf Assassination On X-Mas Eve from All The Nations Airports (Elektra)

Saturday, December 11, 2010

December 11, 2010 CHIRP Radio playlist

It was a rainy December morning, what a better time to hole up in the studio and play some music. Will do so again from 9AM to Noon (CST) next Saturday at

11:55AM El-P Squeegee Man Shooting from Fantastic Damage (Def Jux)

11:51AM Unicycle Loves You Great Bargains For Seniors from Unicycle Loves You (High Wheel)

11:47AM Reading Rainbow To My Gemini from Prism Eyes (HoZac)

11:43AM The Cramps Jailhouse Rock from The Last Temptation Of Elvis (NME)

11:40AM The Arrivals Positively Wall Street from Volatile Molotov (Recess)

11:37AM Mastodon Naked Burn from Leviathan (Relapse)

11:32AM Bennet Someone Always Gets There First from Super Natural (Roadrunner)

11:30AM Dustin Wong Infinite Love 12 from Infinite Love (Thrill Jockey)

11:27AM Swamp Dogg Buzzard Luck from Best of 25 Years of Swamp Dogg...or F*** The Bomb, Stop the Drugs (Virgin)

11:21AM The Thought Criminals Termination from Chrono-logical (Doublethink)

11:18AM Blonde Redhead Oh James from Fake Can Be Just as Good (Touch And Go)

11:15AM The Liminanas Down Underground from The Liminanas (Trouble In Mind)

11:12AM The Olivia Tremor Control I'm Not Feeling Human from Presents: Singles and beyond (Emperor Norton)

11:05AM Simian Mobile Disco Skin Cracker from Delicacies (Wichita)

11:01AM Braid Never Will Come for Us from Frame & Canvas (Polyvinyl)

10:58AM Eddie And The Hot Rods Horseplay (Wearier of the Schmaltz) from Teenage Depression (Captain Oi)

10:55AM The Strawberry Smell Simple Quiet Day from Odorama (Rainbow Quartz)

10:52AM Orange Juice Holiday Hymn from Coals to Newcastle (Domino)

10:47AM Girls Heartbreaker from Broken Dreams Club EP (True Panther Sounds)

10:44AM Bottomless Pit Is It A Ditch from Blood Under The Bridge (Comedy Minus One)

10:41AM The Fall (We Wish You) A Protein Christmas from (We Wish You) A Protein Christmas single (Action)

10:34AM P. Funk All-Stars Generator Pop from Urban Dancefloor Guerillas (CBS Associated)

10:31AM Architecture In Helsinki Debbie from Places Like This (Polyvinyl)

10:28AM The Greenhornes Get Me Out Of Here from **** (Third Man)

10:23AM Secret Affair Let Your Heart Dance from Glory Boys (Sire)

10:19AM Micachu & the Shapes vs. Konono No. 1 Likembes from Tradi-Mods vs. Rockers: Alternative Takes on Congotronics (Crammed)

10:14AM Glen Kotche Projections of (What) Might from Mobile (Nonesuch)

10:10AM The Music Explosion Good Time Feeling from Little Bit O'Soul: The Best of The Music Explosion (Sundazed)

10:07AM Cee-Lo Green Old Fashioned from The Lady Killer (Elektra)

10:01AM Massive Attack Butterfly Caught from 100th Window (Virgin)

9:57AM Okkervil River Savannah Smiles from The Stage Names (Jagjaguwar)

9:52AM Sarah Kirkland, Shara Worden and Signal This Is What You're Like from Penelope (New Amsterdam)

9:49AM Rumer Slow from Seasons Of My Soul (Atlantic)

9:43AM Dipsomaniacs Stethoscopic Notion from Stethoscopic Notion (Obscura)

9:41AM Ken Nordine I Used To Think My Right Hand Was Uglier Than My Left from The Best Of Word Jazz, Vol. 1 (Rhino)

9:38AM Stereolab Two Finger Symphony from Not Music (Drag City)

9:33AM Evie Sands Take Me For A Little While from Any Way That You Want Me (Rev-ola)

9:31AM Jonathan Richman Sa Voix M'attise from O Moon, Queen Of Night On Earth (Vapor)

9:27AM Cameron McGill & What Army Dark Times, Dark Times from Warm Songs for Cold Shoulders (Parasol)

9:24AM Fops Solid Copper Huntress from Yeth Yeth Yeth (Monotreme)

9:20AM The Decemberists Red Right Ankle from Her Majesty the Decemberists (Kill Rock Stars)

9:15AM The Bees I Really Need Love from Every Step's A Yes (Fiction)

9:09AM Smart Brown Handbag Coming On from Harry Larry (Stonegarden)

9:06AM Purling Hiss Beautiful Earth Creature from Public Service Announcement (Woodsist)

9:01AM The Jimi Hendrix Experience EXP/Up From The Skies from Axis: Bold As Love (Reprise)

Saturday, December 4, 2010

December 4, 2010 CHIRP Radio playlist

I battled a cold and ended up having to do a few minutes extra due to Janet's transportation problems. I hope to be healthier next week, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

12:14PM Maple Mars Butterfly Effect from Beautiful Mess (Kool Kat Musik)

12:07PM The Patti Smith Group Easter from Easter (Arista)

12:04PM Zac Hill The Primitives Talk from Face Tat (Sargent House)

12:00PM Watchers Gold Standard from To The Rooftops (Gern Blandsten)

11:55AM Rupert Hine Surface Tension from Immunity (A & M)

11:52AM Titan C'mon Feel The Noise from Elevator (Virgin)

11:50AM Charles Bradley Golden Rule from No Time for Dreaming (Daptone)

11:46AM TS & The Past Haunts No Colored Eyes from TS & The Past Haunts (self-released)

11:42AM 10CC Speed Kills from 10CC (7Ts)

11:39AM Male Dark Advances from All Are Welcome (Other Electricities)

11:33AM Weekend Age Class from Sports (Slumberland)

11:29AM Lifter Puller Nice, Nice from Fiestas Fiascos (French Kiss)

11:26AM Instant Funk I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl) from Greatest Hits (Salsoul/Right Stuff)

11:20AM Major Lazer When You Hear the Bassline (featuring Ms. Thing) from Guns Don't Kill People...Lazers Do (Downtown)

11:16AM The Monks Oh How To Do Now from Five Upstart Americans (Omplatten)

11:12AM Stnnng In the Hate Field from The Smoke of My Will (Modern Radio)

11:08AM The Mekons Dan Dare from Punk Rock (Quarterstick)

11:06AM Kylesa Dust from Spiral Shadow (Season of Mist)

11:01AM Gleaming Spires A Christian Girl's Problems from Walk On Well Lighted Streets (PVC)

10:57AM Kool Moe Dee Get Paid from How Ya Like Me Now (Jive )

10:53AM Githead All Set Up from Art Pop (Swim)

10:49AM Matt & Kim Wires from Sidewalks (Fader)

10:43AM Warpaint Shadows from The Fool (Rough Trade)

10:42AM Acid House Kings Mondays Are Like Tuesdays from Mondays are Like Tuesdays and Tuesdays are Like Wednesdays (Hidden Agenda)

10:38AM The Clean Dunes from Vehicle (Rough Trade)

10:33AM k.d. lang and the reclines Hanky Panky from a truly western experience (Bumstead)

10:29AM Wolf & Cub Seven Sevens from Science and Sorcery (Last Gang)

10:26AM Telekinesis All Of A Sudden from Telekinesis! (Merge)

10:21AM Make Believe Fumio Nambata Had A Farm from Shock of Being (Flameshovel)

10:17AM AfroCubism Mariama from AfroCubism (Nonesuch)

10:14AM Janelle Monae Violet Stars Happy Hunting!!! from Metropolis: The Chase Suite (Bad Boy/Wonderful)

10:09AM Albert Ayler Omega from Live In Europe 1964-1966 (Landscape)

10:05AM Robyn Hitchcock Do Policemen Sing? from Black Snake Diamond Role (Yep Roc)

10:00AM J + J + J What's Your Problem? from High Voltage is Almost Here (Ghost Arcade Ltd.)

9:55AM Eric Matthews My Morning Parade from The Lateness Of The Hour (Sub Pop)

9:51AM The Concretes WYWH from WYWH (Friendly Fire)

9:48AM Ween Buckingham Green from The Mollusk (Elektra)

9:44AM Michael Carpenter Rolling Ball from Rolling Ball (Not Lame)

9:41AM JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound Everything Will Be Fine from To Love Someone (That Don't Love You) 7" (Addenda)

9:37AM Elliot Murphy You Got It Made from Murph the Surf (Courtisane)

9:32AM Judson Claiborne Electrify from Before Midnight Scholar (self-released)

9:29AM Florence + The Machine My Boy Builds Coffins from Lungs (Universal Republic)

9:28AM DVAS Back 2 Basix from Society (Upper Class)

9:21AM The Autumn Defense Back of My Mind from Once Around (Yep Roc)

9:17AM Devendra Banhart Long Haired Child from Cripple Crow (XL)

9:15AM Love The Red Telephone from Forever Changes (Elektra)

9:07AM Kisses A Weekend in Brooklyn from The Heart of the Nightlife (This is Music)

9:03AM Blur The Universal from The Great Escape (Virgin)

8:59AM Lisa Mychols Lost Winter's Dream from Lost Winter's Dream (Rev-Ola)

Saturday, November 20, 2010

November 20, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

I'm off next weekend, but will back the week after that, from 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:55AM Black Bear Combo Takrak from Game Of Death (Self-released)

11:52AM The Fresh & Onlys Be My Hooker from Play It Strange (In the Red)

11:51AM Blackfoot Every Man Should Know (Queenie) from Tomcattin' (Atco)

11:44AM The Kills Dead Road 7 from No Wow (RCA)

11:40AM Royal Baths Needle And Thread from Litanies (Woodsist)

11:38AM Gaza Strippers Juvenile Detention from 1000 Watt Confessions (Lookout!)

11:33AM Mouse On Mars Catching Butterflies With Hands from Idiology (Thrill Jockey)

11:28AM The Smiths Ask from Louder Than Bombs (Sire)

11:25AM The Black Twig Pickers Love My Honey I Do from Ironto Special (Thrill Jockey)

11:19AM Maximum Balloon Tiger (featuring Aku) from Maximum Balloon (Interscope)

11:15AM The Fleshtones Living Legends from Powerstance! (Naked Language)

11:12AM Rabble Rabble Baptism from CHIRP + Coach House Sounds LIve Session (self-released)

11:08AM Cheap Time Down The Tube from Fantastic Explanations (and Similar Situations) (In the Red)

11:05AM Why? the fall of mr fifths from Alopecia (Anticon)

11:01AM Os Mutantes Bat Macumba from Os Mutantes (Omplatten/Polydor)

10:57AM Constantines Love in Fear from Tournament of Hearts (Sub Pop)

10:53AM Novillero Gaining Ground/Losing Sight from Aim Right For The Holes in their Lives (Mint)

10:51AM Chaperone Thomas! from Cripple King EP (self-released)

10:46AM tUnE-yArDs News from BiRd-BrAiNs (4AD)

10:41AM They Might Be Giants Istanbul (Not Constantinople) (Brownsville Mix) from Istanbul (Not Constantinople) EP (Elektra)

10:38AM Syl Johnson Straight Love No Chaser from Complete Mythology (Numero Group)

10:32AM The Field The Little Heart Beats So Fast from From Here We Go Sublime (Kompakt)

10:29AM The Kingbees My Mistake from The Kingbees 1 & 2 (Schoolkids)

10:26AM Elvis Costello I Lost You from National Ransom (Concord)

10:20AM 764-HERO Out Like A Light from Weekends of Sound (Up)

10:17AM Surf City Retro from Kudos (Fire)

10:14AM Ohio Players Jive Turkey (Part 1) from Gold (Mercury)

10:08AM Gorillaz Rhinestone Eyes from Plastic Beach (Virgin)

10:05AM Steve Reich 2x5 - 3. Fast from Double Sextet/2x5 (Nonesuch)

10:00AM Bobby Sutliff & Mitch Easter 10538 Overture from Lynne Me Your Ears A Tribute To the Music of Jeff Lynne (Not Lame)

9:57AM Taken By Trees My Boys from East Of Eden (Rough Trade)

9:53AM China Crisis King In A Catholic Style from Flaunt The Imperfection (Virgin)

9:49AM Chico Mann This Love from Analog Drift (Wax Poetics)

9:44AM Mike Reed's People, Places & Things Saturn from Proliferation (482 Music)

9:41AM Josephine Foster & the Victor Herrero Band Sevillanas del Siglo XVIII from Anda Jaleo (Fire)

9:38AM A.C. Newman Come Crash from The Slow Wonder (Matador)

9:35AM The Impressions Talking About My Baby from The Anthology 1961-1977 (MCA)

9:31AM Azure Ray The Drinks We Drank Last Night from Hold On Love (Saddle Creek)

9:26AM Wyatt, Atzmon & Stephen Laura from For the Ghosts Within (Domino)

9:19AM Judee Sill The Lamb Ran Away With The Crown from Live In London The BBC Recordings 1972-1973 (Water)

9:17AM Maserati Who Can Find The Beast? from Pyramid Of The Sun (Temporary Residence Ltd.)

9:13AM Low Tonight from Trust (kranky)

9:08AM Brian Wilson This Could Be the Night from For The Love Of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson (Music Masters Rock)

9:04AM Zapruder Point You Are Not Your Own from Heads Together EP (self-released)

9:02AM Prince Starfish And Coffee from Sign 'O' the Times (Paisley Park)

Saturday, November 13, 2010

November 13, 2010 CHIRP Radio playlist

Back to a three hour show and really mixing it up. Back next week, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:59AM The Futureheads He Knows from The Futureheads (679)

11:55AM J + J + J Disco Circus from High Voltage Feast is Almost Here (Ghost Arcade Ltd.)

11:51AM Shinehead Unity from Unity (Elektra)

11:45AM The Well Wishers All For Nothing from Post Modern Romantic (self-released)

11:41AM Aeroplane Good Riddance (featuring Jonathan Jeremiah) from We Can't Fly (Ultra)

11:38AM Pisces Like A Hole In The Wall Where The Rat Lives from A Lovely Sight (Numero Group)

11:34AM Zion I Auto Automic from Atomic Clock (Gold Dust)

11:30AM Julian Cope I'm Living In The Room They Found Saddam In from Citizen Caind (Head Heritage)

11:28AM Protagonists Hard On Me (You Make It So) from Hard On Me (You Make It So) 7" (Nova)

11:22AM The Hives Walk Idiot Walk from Tyrannosaurus Hives (Interscope)

11:19AM Small Black Goons from New Chain (Jagjaguwar)

11:15AM The Joy Formidable Anemone from Bootleg Vol. 1 (self-released)

11:05AM Sparks The Number One Song In Heaven from No 1 In Heaven (Elektra)

11:01AM The Russian Futurists Golden Years from The Weight's on the Wheels (Upper Class)

10:58AM Nikka Costa Swing It Around from can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)

10:56AM The Troggs I Want You from Archeology (1966-1976) (Fontana)

10:52AM The Spinanes Noel, Jonah and Me from Manos (Sub Pop)

10:48AM Three Mile Pilot Same Mistake from The Inevitable Past is the Future Forgotten (Temporary Residence Ltd.)

10:43AM Brain Idea One More Time from The Survival Scrolls (Permanent)

10:40AM Luxo Champ Processed By Control from Danger: Death Ray 7" (Flamingo)

10:38AM Wire Outdoor Miner from Chairs Missing (Pink Flag)

10:32AM Shy Nobleman Power Pop Symphony from How To Be Shy (Noble Tunes)

10:28AM Bear Hands Cant Stick Em from Burning Bush Supper Club (Cantora)

10:25AM Rob Mazurek Quintet The Dream Rocker from Sound Is (Delmark)

10:21AM Wall Of Voodoo Animal Day from Dark Continent (IRS)

10:18AM Polar Bear & Jyager New Love from Common Ground (Leaf)

10:14AM The Negro Problem Repulsion (Show Up Late for Work on Monday) from Joys & Concerns (Aerial Flipout)

10:08AM Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros Johnny Appleseed from Global A Go-Go (Hellcat)

10:05AM Inspiral Carpets This Is How It Feels from Life (Elektra)

10:01AM Owen Pallett A Man With No Ankles from A Swedish Love Story EP (Domino)

9:57AM Al Green The Letter from Green Is Blues (The Right Stuff/Hi)

9:53AM The Swimming Pool Qs Now I'm Talking About Now from Blue Tomorrow (A & M)

9:50AM Gregory and the Hawk Olly Olly Oxen Free from Leche (Fat Cat)

9:47AM Royce Ginelle from Tuff Love (galapagos4)

9:45AM Shobaleader One Frisco Wave from dDemonstrator (Warp)

9:39AM The Ladybug Transistor Oceans in the Hall from The Albemarle Sound (Merge)

9:37AM Jed & Lucia On Lockdown from Superhuman Heart (Ubiquity)

9:32AM Don Byron Hagalo from Nu Blaxploitation (Blue Note)

9:29AM Alan Parsons Project Nucleus from I Robot (Arista)

9:25AM Radiohead No Surprises from OK Computer (Capitol)

9:21AM Webb Pierce There Stands the Glass from Webb Pierce - King Of The Honky-Tonk (MCA)

9:18AM Erasure How Many Times from Union Street (Mute)

9:14AM Numonics You Lied from Groove Merchant Turns 20: 14 Selections From Behind the Counter (Luv N' Haight)

9:07AM R D Roth I Need A Guru from From The Ears Down (self-released)

9:05AM How To Dress Well You Won't Need Me Where I'm Going from Love Remains (Lefse)

9:01AM New Musik Areas from Anywhere (Edsel)

Saturday, November 6, 2010

November 6, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

It was fun getting to stretch out a bit more with a four hour show. I'll be back to my usual three hour gig next week, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:56AM Crown Heights Foxy Loser from More Pricks Than Kicks (American)

11:51AM The Jesus And Mary Chain Blues From A Gun from Automatic (Warner Bros.)

11:49AM Kelly Stoltz Keeping The Flame from To Dreamers (Sub Pop)

11:45AM The Smoke Have Some More Tea from My Friend Jack (Sin-Drome/Retroactive)

11:43AM Helmet And Your Bird Can Sing from Seeing Eye Dog (Work Song)

11:38AM The Wrens Everyone Chooses Sides from The Meadowlands (Absolutely Kosher)

11:30AM Moev In & Out from Head Down (Atlantic)

11:27AM Dumptruck Long Ride from Terminal (Devil In The Woods)

11:25AM Jacky Chalard L'Agonie from Je Suis Vivant, J'ai Peur (de Gilbert Deflez) (Finders Keepers)

11:20AM Dag Nasty Dear Mrs. Touma from Field Day (Giant)

11:17AM Brain Idea Nostalgic Mirage from The Survival Scrolls (Permanent)

11:13AM The Diplomats Of Solid Sound Hurt Me So (Lack Of Afro Remix) from The Diplomats Of Solid Sound featuring The Diplomettes (Pravda)

11:09AM Johnny Society At the Top of the Charts from Clairvoyance (Messenger)

11:04AM Talking Heads Drugs from Fear Of Music (Sire)

11:01AM Marnie Stern Her Confidence from Marnie Stern (Kill Rock Stars)

10:56AM The Verlaines Death and the Maiden from Juvenelia (Homestead)

10:52AM The Autumn Defense The Swallows Of London Town from Once Around (Yep Roc)

10:49AM Spoon Fitted Shirt from Girls Can Tell (Merge)

10:43AM Aleks and the Drummer I Want to Melt His Eyes from May A Lightning Bolt Caress You (self-released)

10:40AM The Insomniacs Stick With Her from Get Something Going! (Estrus)

10:38AM The Fast Kids Just Wanna Dance from The Best of the Fast: 1976-1984 (Bullseye)

10:33AM Moondoggies Can't Be In The Middle from Tidelands (Hardly Art)

10:30AM Carl Perkins Dixie Fried from Blue Suede Shoes (Pazzazz)

10:26AM Elvis Costello Jimmie Standing In The Rain from National Ransom (Concord)

10:21AM Candypants I Want A Pony from Candypants (Sympathy For The Record Industry)

10:18AM Zumbi & The ARE The Burnerz from The Burnerz (JahWorks)

10:16AM Catfish Haven Please Come Back from Please Come Back (Secretly Canadian)

10:14AM The Banana Splits The Tra La La Song from We're The Banana Splits (Hollywood Library)

10:10AM Guided By Voices My Valuable Hunting Knife from Tigerbomb 7" (Matador)

10:06AM Sun Airway Shared Piano from Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier (Dead Oceans)

10:01AM Rockfour Government from Supermarket (Earsay)

9:56AM John Mellencamp Love At First Sight from No Better Than This (Rounder)

9:53AM Breathe Owl Breathe Across The Loch from Magic Central (Hometapes)

9:50AM Tuxedomoon In a Manner of Speaking from Holy Wars (Cramboy)

9:44AM Solomon Burke The Other Side of the Coin from Don't Give Up On Me (Anti-)

9:41AM Robbie Fulks She Needs You Now from Couples In Trouble (Boondoggle)

9:37AM Deerhunter Basement Scene from Halcyon Digest (4AD)

9:32AM Prefab Sprout The Ice Maiden from Jordan: The Comeback (Columbia)

9:28AM Gold Panda Vanilla Minus from Lucky Shiner (Ghostly International)

9:26AM Gnarls Barkley Would Be Killer from The Odd Couple (Downtown)

9:21AM Leels Crossover from Fingeescrossed (Cloth Monkey)

9:19AM Zapruder Point Here Comes The Sun from Heads Together EP (self-released)

9:13AM Adrian Belew The Rail Song from Twang Bar King (Island)

9:08AM Margo Guryan The Hum from 25 Demos (Franklin Castle)

9:05AM Brian Eno Lesser Heaven from Small Craft On A Milk Sea (Warp)

9:01AM Richard Barone Odd Girl Out from Glow (Bar/None)

8:57AM Chad & Jeremy Teenage Failure from Painted Dayglow Smile (Columbia/Legacy)

8:53AM Allo Darlin' My Heart Is A Drummer from Allo Darlin' (Fortuna Pop!)

8:50AM John Bellows Aimless Road from CHIRP + Coach House Sounds Live Session (self-released)

8:46AM Chris Brown In The Kitchen from Now That You're Fed (Self-released)

8:44AM Avey Tare 3 Umbrellas from Down There (Paw Tracks)

8:40AM Tom Waits Jesus Gonna Be Here from Bone Machine (Island)

8:35AM Neilson Hubbard Speedin' from Why Men Fail (Parasol)

8:32AM Jane Birkin Kawasaki from Di Doo Dah (Light In The Attic)

8:27AM Sufjan Stevens I Walked from The Age Of Adz (Asthmatic Kitty)

8:22AM Pas/Cal I'd Bet My Life That You Bet Your Life from The Handbag Memoirs (Le Grand Magistery)

8:18AM Wooden Wand The Mountain from Death Seat (Young God)

8:14AM The Reverbs Trusted Woods from The Happy Forest (Metro-America)

8:10AM Blue Water White Death This is the Scrunchyface of My Dreams from Blue Water White Death (Graveface)

8:01AM Kraftwerk Neon Lights from The Man Machine (Kling Klang/Astralwerks)

Saturday, October 30, 2010

October 30, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

A wee bit of Halloween crept into this week's show. Tune in next week, 9AM to Noon (CDT), when things will be a little less spooky at

11:56AM Cato Salsa Experience Time To Freak Out! from A Good Tip For A Time (Emperor Norton)

11:53AM My Dad Is Dead Crazy World from For Richer, For Poorer (Emperor Jones)

11:49AM Young Man Hands from Boy (Frenchkiss)

11:45AM The Delays Nearer Than Heaven from Faded Seaside Glamour (Rough Trade)

11:40AM Laetitia Sadier Natural Child from The Trip (Drag City)

11:38AM They Might Be Giants One More Parade from Rubaiyat (Elektra)

11:32AM The Jesus Lizard I Can Learn from Blue (Capitol)

11:28AM The Outsiders CQ from CQ (Polydor)

11:25AM Agent Ribbons Wood Lead Rubber from Chateau Chrome (Antenna Farm)

11:20AM My Bloody Valentine Blown a Wish from Loveless (Sire/Warner Brothers)

11:16AM Gold Panda After We Talked from Lucky Shiner (Ghostly International)

11:13AM Sugababes Freak Like Me from Angels With Dirty Faces (Island)

11:07AM Parts & Labor Repair from Stay Afraid (Jagjaguwar)

11:03AM Demon's Claws Catch Her By The Tail from The Defrosting Of... (In The Red)

11:01AM Misfits Horror Business from Misfits (Plan 9)

10:57AM John Legend & The Roots Our Generation (The Hope Of The World) from Wake Up! (Columbia)

10:54AM The Innocents The B-Side from Lost Weekend -- Australian Power Pop 2001 (Pure Pop)

10:50AM The Squirrels Oz on 45 from Oz on 45 7" (Popllama)

10:45AM Suede Filmstar from Coming Up (Nude/Columbia)

10:42AM cap D Champion Anthem from PolyMath (All Natural INc.)

10:39AM The Wildweeds Happiness Is Just an Illusion from No Good To Cry: The Best of The Wildweeds (Confidential)

10:32AM The Vapors Spiders from Magnets (Captain Mod)

10:29AM Jupiter Affect Druscilla I Dig Your Scene from Instructions for the Two Ways of Becoming Alice (Eggbert)

10:26AM Belle & Sebastian Write About Love from Write About Love (Matador)

10:20AM The Hundred in the Hands Last City from The Hundred in the Hands (Warp)

10:18AM Deathray My Lunatic Friend from Deathray (Capricorn)

10:14AM Kiss Kissin' Time from Kiss (Casablanca)

10:08AM P.M. Dawn The Puppet Show from Jesus Wept (Gee Street/Island)

10:05AM Sun City Girls Funeral Mariachi from Funeral Mariachi (Abduction)

10:02AM Wilco Hummingbird from Kicking Television (Nonesuch)

9:57AM Ed Kuepper Space Pirate from A King In The Kindness Room (Hot)

9:54AM Sharon Van Etten A Crime from Epic (Ba Da Bing)

9:51AM Quasi It's Hard To Turn Me On from Featuring "Birds" (Up)

9:45AM The Coctails Twilight For Henry from Long Sound (Carrot Top)

9:42AM Working For A Nuclear Free City Silent Times from Jojo Burger Tempest (Melodic)

9:36AM High Llamas The Passing Bell from Buzzle Bee (Drag City)

9:32AM George Harrison Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea from Brainwashed (Dark Horse/Capitol)

9:28AM Latin Quarter Radio Africa from Modern Times (Arista)

9:25AM Project Film Cut Outs from Chicago (Tandem Shop)

9:21AM David Wills There's A Song On The Jukebox from There's A Song On The Jukebox 7" (Epic)

9:17AM Glasser Mirrorage from Ring (Tree Panther Sounds)

9:13AM Nicole Atkins Together We're Both Alone from Neptune City (Red Ink/Columbia)

9:09AM Arthur Alexander I'm Comin' Home from Rainbow Road: Arthur Alexander The Warner Brothers Recordings (Warner Archives)

9:05AM David Dondero 20 Years from The Transient (Future Farmer)

9:02AM Antony & The Johnsons The Spirit Was Gone from Swanlights (Secretly Canadian)

Saturday, October 23, 2010

October 23, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Coming back from a week off and felt I spun a diverse selection of tunes. Will try to do so again next week, from 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:57AM White Rabbits Percussion Gun from It's Frightening (tbd)

11:52AM Do Make Say Think Chinatown from & Yet & Yet (Constellation)

11:44AM Tricky Murder Weapon from Mixed Race (Domino)

11:41AM Neil Young Hitchhiker from Le Noise (Reprise)

11:39AM Status Quo Ice in the Sun from The Early Years (Dojo)

11:37AM Netherfriends Oh-Hi-Oh from Calling You Out [EP] (Emergency Umbrella)

11:33AM How To Dress Well Lover's Start from Love Remains (Lefse)

11:31AM The Advantage Solar Jetman - Braveheart Level from Elf Titled (5RC)

11:27AM The Stooges T.V. Eye from Fun House (Elektra)

11:22AM Cap'n Jazz Little League from Analphabetapolothology (Jade Tree)

11:18AM Magazine Goldfinger from Real LIfe (EMI)

11:15AM Cloud Cult Running With the Wolves from Light Chasers (Earthology)

11:08AM Gang Gang Dance House Jam from Saint Dymphna (The Social Registry)

11:05AM Lil B Death from Rain in England (Weird Forest)

11:01AM The Human League The Black Hit Of Space from Travelogue (Virgin)

10:56AM The Dirtbombs Leopardman At C&A from We Have You Surrounded (In The Red)

10:53AM Kitchens Of Distinction The 3rd Time We Opened the Capsule from Love is Hell (A & M)

10:50AM Clinic Lion Tamer from Bubblegum (Domino)

10:45AM The Aquanettas Love With The Proper Stranger from Love With The Proper Stranger (Nettwerk)

10:42AM Compay Quinto El Diablo from The Roots of Chicha 2: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru (Barbes)

10:39AM NaS Life's A Bitch (featuring AZ) from Illmatic (Columbia)

10:34AM Gandalf Scarlet Ribbons from Gandalf (Sundazed)

10:31AM Phantom Payn Days Girl Alone from Phantom Payn Daze (De Stijl)

10:26AM Gastr Del Sol The Seasons Reverse from Camoufleur (Drag City)

10:20AM Gary Numan Films from The Pleasure Principle (Beggar's Banquet)

10:16AM Salem Frost from King Night (IAMSOUND)

10:14AM The Appleseed Cast Santa Maria from Mare Vitalis (Deep Elm)

10:08AM Baby Teeth Taste The Wine from The Simp (Lujo)

10:05AM Moondoggies Can't Be In The Middle from Tidelands (Hardly Art)

10:01AM Teenage Fanclub I Need Direction from Howdy! (Columbia)

9:58AM Nat King Cole L.O.V.E. from Nat King Cole (Capitol)

9:55AM Olof Arnalds Crazy Car from Innundir skinni (One Little Indian)

9:51AM Rose Elinor Dougal Come Away With Me from Without Why (Scarlett)

9:47AM Weezer Buddy Holly (acoustic) from Bsides & Acoustics (unofficial release)

9:43AM The Flying Burrito Brothers Hot Burrito #1 from Gilded Palace Of Sin (A & M)

9:39AM Margot & The Nuclear So And So's Earth To Aliens: What Do You Want? from Buzzard (+1)

9:34AM Califone Rooftop/Static from Deceleration One (Perishable)

9:30AM Tu Fawning Diamond In The Forest from Hearts On Hold (Provenance)

9:26AM War All Day Music from All Day Music (Avenue)

9:22AM The Extra Lens Cruiserweights from Undercard (Merge)

9:19AM Safety Last I'm A Cat Alright from Struck By Love (Twin/Tone)

9:16AM Judson Claiborne Electrify from Before Midnight Scholar (Self released)

9:11AM April March Le Code Rural from Triggers (Play It Again Sam)

9:07AM Photon Band It's a Lonely Planet from It's a Lonely Planet (Darla)

9:02AM Sufjan Stevens Get Real Get Right from The Age Of Adz (Asthmatic Kitty)

Saturday, October 9, 2010

October 9, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

I'll be off a week on my honeymoon. Behold my last playlist as a bachelor. Back on Saturday, October 23, 2010, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:57AM The Afghan Whigs Let Me Lie To You from Congregation (Sub Pop)

11:53AM Grinderman Palaces of Montezuma from Grinderman 2 (Anti-)

11:49AM Bram Tchiakovsky Girl Of My Dreams from Strange Man, Changed Man (Polydor)

11:44AM Maximo Park The Coast Is Always Changing from A Certain Trigger (Warp)

11:41AM Ramones Pinhead from Leave Home (Sire)

11:37AM Shellac Be Prepared from Excellent Italian Greyhound (Touch And Go)

11:35AM Fight Like Apes Indie Monster from The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner (Model Citizen)

11:31AM The Sadies Postcards from Darker Circles (Yep Roc)

11:28AM Scrawl Rot from Nature Film (Elektra)

11:25AM Young Man Home Alone from Boy (Frenchkiss)

11:20AM Lazerbeak Foothills from Legend Recognize Legend (Doomtree)

11:17AM The Russian Futurists Paul Simon from Our Thickness (Upper Class)

11:13AM The Psychedelic Furs Wedding Song from The Psychedelic Furs (Columbia/Legacy)

11:08AM The Blood Brothers Love Rhymes With Hideous Car Wreck from Crimes (V2 )

11:06AM No Age Shed and Transcend from Everything In Between (Sub Pop)

11:02AM Flop Regrets from Whenever You're Ready (Frontier/550 Music/Epic)

10:57AM Bikeride The Americans In Rome from Morning Macumba (Hidden Agenda)

10:54AM Dungen Skit I Allt from Skit I Allt (Mexican Summer)

10:51AM Yo La Tengo Pencil Test from A Smattering Of Outtakes And Rarities: 1986-2002 (Matador)

10:46AM Darling Move In Move On from Lights that Last Forever (Cardboard Sangria)

10:42AM Durocs Saving It All Up For Larry from Durocs (Capitol)

10:38AM XTC Great Fire from Mummer (Geffen)

10:32AM Guru Transit Ride from Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1 (Chrysalis)

10:29AM El Guapo Just Don't Know from Fake French (Dischord)

10:26AM The Corin Tucker Band Riley from 1,000 Years (Kill Rock Stars)

10:19AM Sunset Rubdown Apollo and the Buffalo and Anna Anna Anna Oh! from Dragonslayer (Jagjaguwar)

10:15AM Flannelmouth Street Level from Rain Inside (Grid)

10:13AM Junior Wells & The Aces Messin' With The Kid from Live In Boston 1966 (Delmark)

10:09AM Aqueduct Heart Design from I Sold Gold (Barsuk)

10:05AM Aloe Blacc Take Me Back from Good Things (Stones Throw)

10:02AM The Elvis Brothers Burnin' Desire from Adventure Time (Portrait)

9:59AM Pianosaurus Ready To Rock from Groovy Neighborhood (Rounder)

9:57AM Diamond Rings All Yr Songs from Special Affections (Secret City)

9:55AM Lawrence Arabia Fine Old Friends from Chant Master (Bella Union)

9:49AM Tom Ze Barquino Heroi from Estudando A Bossa: Nordeste Plaza (Luaka Bop)

9:43AM John Coltrane Part 4: Psalm from A Love Supreme (Impulse)

9:38AM Sparks I Married Myself from Lil' Beethoven (Artful)

9:32AM Rodriguez Sugar Man from Cold Fact (Light In The Attic)

9:29AM Smog The Morning Paper from Red Apple Falls (Drag City)

9:25AM Blonde Redhead Will There Be Stars from Penny Sparkle (4AD)

9:22AM Memphis Swallows And Amazons from A Little Place In the Wilderness (Arts & Crafts)

9:15AM Jason Adasiewicz Overtones of China from Sun Rooms (Delmark)

9:13AM Dwight Yoakam My Heart Skips A Beat from Dwight Sings Buck (New West)

9:07AM The Brothers Johnson Free And Single from Look Out For #1 (A & M)

9:04AM Louis Jordan Beware from The Best of Louis Jordan (MCA)

9:01AM Frankie Rose & the Outs Memo from Frankie Rose & the Outs (Slumberland)

Saturday, October 2, 2010

October 2, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

A week off always gets me real excited for a show. Next week -- my last show before I get married! 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:56AM Unwound October All Over from Leaves Turn Inside You (Kill Rock Stars)

11:53AM The Bluestars Social End Product from Nuggets II (Rhino)

11:51AM Cacaw Big Beast from Cacaw (Permanent)

11:46AM Spiritualized Hold On from Amazing Grace (Sanctuary/BMG)

11:42AM Matt Sharp and Damon Albarn We Have A Technical from Random (Beggars Banquet)

11:38AM Qwel & Maker Gambling Man from Owl (Galapagos4)

11:32AM Sissy Mena Certain Smiles from Young Girl EP (self-released)

11:30AM The Bismarck Poor Born from Great Plains (Pride Of Dakota)

11:26AM ABC That Was Then But This Was Now from Beauty Stab (Mercury)

11:21AM Tin Huey I Could Rule The World If I Could Only Get The Parts from contents dislodged during shipment (Collector's Choice)

11:18AM The Promise Ring Emergency! Emergency! from Very Emergency (Jade Tree)

11:13AM Black Mountain Rollercoaster from Wilderness Heart (Jagjaguwar)

11:08AM James Brown Give It Up Or Turnit Loose from Ain't It Funky (King)

11:06AM No Bunny Live It Up from First Blood (Goner)

11:03AM Handsome Furs Dead + Rural from Plague Park (Sub Pop)

11:01AM Naked Raygun I Lie from Basement Screams (Quarterstick)

10:56AM The Loud Family Deee-pression from Days For Days (Alias)

10:52AM Robyn We Dance to the Beat from Body Talk Pt. 2 (Konichiwa)

10:50AM The Detroit Cobras Right Around the Corner from Life, Love and Leaving (Sympathy For The Record Industry)

10:45AM The Sir Douglas Quintet Mendocino from Mendocino (Smash)

10:42AM Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks We Can't Help You from Real Emotional Trash (Matador)

10:39AM The Lonely Forest Turn Off this Song and Go Outside from The Lonely Forest E.P. (Trans/Atlantic)

10:34AM Jeffrey Lee Pierce Sex Killer from Wildweed (Statik)

10:31AM El Guincho (Chica-Oh) Drims from Pop Negro (XL)

10:28AM Beck Bad Cartridge (E-Pro) (Remix by Paza of The X-Dump) from GameBoy Variations (Hell Yes) (Interscope)

10:23AM Klaxons Future Memories from Surfing the Void (tinyOGRE)

10:19AM The Soft Boys Insanely Jealous from Underwater Moonlight (Matador)

10:16AM Silkworm I Must Prepare Tablecloth Tint from Blueblood (Touch and Go)

10:09AM Tangiers Ro Ro Roland from Never Bring You Pleasure (Sonic Unyon)

10:05AM Hey Champ No Future from Star (Townie)

10:02AM Dizzee Rascal Dream from Showtime (XL)

9:59AM Deerhunter Don't Cry from Halcyon Digest (4AD)

9:55AM The Divine Comedy Everybody Knows (Except You) from A Short Album About Love (Setanta)

9:50AM Cannonball Adderly Alison's Uncle from Somethin' Else (Blue Note)

9:47AM Philip Selway All Eyes On You from Familial (Nonesuch)

9:43AM Sambassadeur Albatross from European (Labrador)

9:40AM Rod Stewart Dirty Old Town from An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down (Mercury)

9:35AM Head Of Femur By the Red Fire from Great Plains (Grey Day)

9:31AM Margot & The Nuclear So And So's Tiny Vampire Robot from Buzzard (+1)

9:28AM Bobbie Gentry Mornin' Glory from An American Quilt 1967-1974 (Raven)

9:21AM Mercury Rev A Kiss From An Old Flame (A Trip To The Moon) from See You On the Other Side (Beggars Banquet)

9:18AM Feist Inside + Out (Apostle of Hustle Unmix Live at the BBC)(Live) from Open Season (Remixes and Collabs) (Cherry Tree/Interscope)

9:14AM Mice Parade Old Hat from What It Means To Be Left-Handed (Fat Cat)

9:09AM The Wooden Soldiers Commercial Avenue from (hippies, punks and rubber men) (Absolute A-Go-Go)

9:06AM Mavis Staples Losing You from You Are Not Alone (Anti-)

9:01AM The Jayhawks The Man Who Loved Life from Sound Of Lies (American)

Saturday, September 18, 2010

September 18, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

A pretty diverse show, methinks. I'm off next week, back on October 2, 9AM to Noon, Central Time, at

11:56AM Cut Copy Autobahn Music Box from Bright Like Neon Love (Modular)

11:53AM The Screaming Tribesmen Ice from Do The Pop! The Australian Garage-Rock Sound 1976-87 (Shock)

11:51AM Lazerbeak Wild Life from Legend Recognize Legend (Doomtree)

11:43AM Plastic Crimewave Sound Lemos from Boombox Explosions (Galactic Zoo)

11:40AM Turrks Spigot Bigot from Bisbee (Deleted Art)

11:37AM Creedence Clearwater Revival Cross-Tie Walker from Green River (Fantasy)

11:32AM Wild Beasts All The King's Men from Two Dancers (Domino)

11:28AM Tweeds I Need That Record from Yellow Pills: Prefill (Numero Group)

11:26AM Superchunk Slow Drip from Majesty Shredding (Merge)

11:22AM The Like Walk Of Shame from Release Me (Geffen/Downtown)

11:17AM Of Montreal Girl Named Hello from False Priest (Polyvinyl)

11:14AM The Clash Ivan Meets G.I. Joe from Sandinista! (Epic)

11:09AM DJ Shadow High Noon from Preemptive Strike (Mo' Wax)

11:06AM Rabble Rabble $300 Hoodie from Bangover (Commune)

11:02AM Nada Surf Enjoy the Silence from If I Had A Hi-Fi (Mardev)

11:00AM Bowlegs Miller What Do You Mean from Hi Times The Hi Records R & B Years (The Right Stuff/Hi)

10:56AM Headlights Cherry Tulips from Some Racing, Some Stopping (Polyvinyl)

10:54AM Reds and Blue Frozen White from Son of the Stars (Addenda)

10:53AM Interpol Lights from Interpol (Matador)

10:43AM Nick Gilder (You Really) Rock Me from Frequency (Chrysalis)

10:41AM Kid Static Speak The Facts from CHIRP + Coach House Sounds Live Session (Self-released)

10:36AM Jack O'Fire No Love Lost from The Destruction of Squaresville (Estrus)

10:32AM M83 Up! from Saturdays+Youth (Mute)

10:27AM Blonde Redhead Penny Sparkle from Penny Sparkle (4AD)

10:20AM King Sunny Ade Adena Ike from The Best Of The Classic Years (Shanachie)

10:17AM Elf Power Goldmine In The Sun from Elf Power (Orange Twin)

10:15AM The Waco Brothers Plenty Tough - Union Made from ...To The Last Dead Cowboy (Bloodshot)

10:09AM The Rosebuds Cemetary Lawns from Night of the Furies (Merge)

10:06AM The Vaselines Overweight But Over You from Sex With An X (Sub Pop)

10:02AM Classic Ruins Geraldine I Need Money (More Than I Need You) from Lassie Eats Chickens (Throbbing Lobster)

10:00AM Doc Watson Rambling Hobo from Songs From Home (Capitol)

9:56AM Boduf Songs I Have Decided to Pass Through Matter from This Alone Above All Else In Spite Of Everything (Kranky)

9:53AM Sebadoh Melting Wall (Holy Picture) from Gimme Indie Rock! (Homestead)

9:47AM Osvaldo Golijov Balada from Ainadamar (Deustche Grammophon)

9:43AM Robyn In My Eyes from Body Talk, Pt. 3 (Konichwa)

9:39AM Dhuo Walkin' from Walkin' 12" (Sire)

9:34AM The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir Then And Not A Moment Before from Scotland Yard Gospel Choir (Bloodshot)

9:31AM The Possibilities Invisible from Way Out (Parasol)

9:28AM Azure Ray In The Fog from Drawing Down The Moon (Saddle Creek)

9:22AM Wilson Pickett Hey Jude from The Definitive Collection (Atlantic)

9:18AM Kemialliset Ystavat Palava Puolokka from Ullakkopalo (Fonal)

9:14AM Kirsty MacColl Last Day Of Summer from Titanic Days (IRS)

9:09AM Smog The Morning Paper from Red Apple Falls (Drag City)

9:06AM Gold Motel Perfect In My Mind from Summer House (Good As Gold)

9:03AM The Rutles Let's Be Natural from The Rutles (Rhino)

Saturday, September 11, 2010

September 11, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Today's the day after my birthday, and I devoted the show to a lot of my biggest faves. I'll be back next week with more great music, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:59AM The Features Temporary Blues from Some Kind Of Salvation (Self-released)

11:56AM The Thermals I Don't Believe You from Personal Life (Kill Rock Stars)

11:52AM Shudder To Think Hit Liquor from Pony Express Record (Epic)

11:46AM Cockeyed Ghost Ginna Ling from Ludlow 6:18 (Karma Frog)

11:43AM Off Broadway Stay In Time from On (Atlantic)

11:42AM The Suburbs Cows from In Combo (Beejtar)

11:38AM Teebs Wind Loop from Proximity One: Narrative of a City (Proximal)

11:33AM Ted Leo/Pharmacists I'm A Ghost from Hearts Of Oak (Lookout!)

11:29AM Chief The Minute I Saw It from Modern Rituals (Domino)

11:26AM Didjits Dad from Hey Judester (Touch and Go)

11:22AM Frisbie The Main Complaint from New Debut (Appendix)

11:18AM Queens Of The Stone Age How To Handle A Rope from Queens Of The Stone Age (Loosegroove)

11:14AM De La Soul Potholes In My Lawn from 3 Feet High And Rising (Tommy Boy)

11:12AM Matthew Dear Soil to Seed from Black City (Ghostly International)

11:08AM Reporter The Moon from Time Incredible (Holocene)

11:05AM XTC You're The Wish You Are I Had from The Big Express (Geffen)

11:03AM Melony Let's Make A Rainbow from Satisfiction (Geffen)

11:00AM The Twelve Caesars You're My Favourite from Youth Is Wasted On The Young (Minty Fresh)

10:57AM Bo Diddley Love Is Strange from I'm A Man: The Chess Masters 1955-58 (Hip-O Select)

10:52AM Think Tree Hire A Bird from Eight/Thirteen (SineAppleSap)

10:49AM Eels I'm A Hummingbird from Tomorrow Morning (e Works)

10:45AM Sparks Eaten By The Monster Of Love from Angst In My Pants (Oglio)

10:41AM Blue Sky Black Death Absentee from Third Party (Fake Four Inc.)

10:39AM The Who I Need You from A Quick One (MCA)

10:34AM Pere Ubu Ice Cream Truck from Cloudland (Mercury)

10:31AM Candy Claws Silent Time of Earth from Hidden Lands (twosyllable)

10:27AM K-os B-Boy Stance from Joyful Rebellion (Virgin/Astralwerks)

10:23AM Austin Roberts Ricky Ticky Ta Ta Ta from Bubblegum Classics Volume 3 (Varese Sarabande)

10:20AM The Shazam Rockin' And Rollin' (With My) Rock 'n' Roll Rock 'n' Roller from Tomorrow The World (Not Lame)

10:17AM The Walkmen Angela Surf City from Lisbon (Fat Possum)

10:12AM Unicycle Loves You Quagga from Mirror, Mirror (High Wheel)

10:08AM Cheap Trick I Want Be Man from One On One (Epic)

10:02AM Sweet It's It's...The Sweet Mix from It's It's...The Sweet Mix 12" (Anagram)

9:58AM Material Issue Bus Stop from Sing Hollies In Reverse (Eggbert)

9:55AM Jenny and Johnny Animal from I'm Having Fun Now (Warner Bros.)

9:52AM Dexy's Midnight Runners Celtic Soul Brothers from Too-Rye-Ay (Mercury)

9:50AM Chris Hickey Soul Asylum from Release (Self-released)

9:45AM The Sneetches A Good Thing from Blow Out The Sun (Spin Art)

9:42AM Office Not Her Style from Q & A (Self-released)

9:39AM Buck Owens Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass from The Buck Owens Collection (Rhino)

9:37AM Grass Widow 11 Of Diamonds from Past Time (Kill Rock Stars)

9:32AM The Philadelphia Story If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now from In Perfect Harmony ~ Sweet Soul Groups 1968-77 (Kent)

9:28AM Gold Motel Summer House from Summer House (Good As Gold)

9:26AM A House More Endless Art from Endless Art 12" (Sentata)

9:20AM Split Enz My Mistake from Dizrhythmia (Warner Music Australia)

9:15AM The Hold Steady Lord, I'm Discouraged from Stay Positive (Vagrant)

9:13AM Buke & Gass Medulla Oblongata from Riposte (Brassland)

9:08AM Dreamend Repent from So I Ate Myself, Bite By Bite (Graveface)

9:05AM The Zombies Beechwood Park from Odessey And Oracle (Big Beat)

9:01AM Los Fabulosos Cadillacs con Debbie Harry Strawberry Fields Forever from Rey Azucar (Sony Discos)

Saturday, September 4, 2010

September 4, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

A great crisp fall-like day was inspirational. I'll be back with my day-after-my-birthday show, emphasizing a bunch of my all-time faves. That's next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CDT) on

11:58AM Gang Of Four I Found That Essence Rare from Entertainment! (EMI)

11:55AM Boom Bip Roads Must Roll from Seed To Sun (Warp)

11:49AM The Poison Arrows Parting Gifts from Newfound Resolutions (File 13)

11:44AM Islands Where There's a Will There's a Whalebone from Return to the Sea (Equator)

11:40AM Gus Gus Ladyshave from (This Is Normal (4AD/Warner Brothers)

11:38AM Best Coast When I'm With You from Crazy For You (Mexican Summer)

11:33AM DJ Muggs vs. Ill Bill Illuminati 666 from Kill Devil Hills (Fat Beats)

11:29AM Japandroids Rockers East Vancouver from Post-Nothing (Polyvinyl)

11:26AM Tommy Keene My Mother Looked Like Marilyn Monroe from Songs From The Film (Geffen)

11:20AM The Angels Comin' Down from Face To Face (Albert Productions)

11:16AM Ufomammut Eve Pt. IV from Eve (SupernaturalCat)

11:14AM Nerves Red Night from New Animal (Thrill Jockey)

11:08AM Cornelius New Music Machine from Fantasma (Matador)

11:05AM The Black Angels Entrance Song from Phosphene Dream (Blue Horizon)

11:00AM Tina Turner Whole Lotta Love from Funkier Than A Mosquito's Tweeter (EMI)

10:55AM Deerhunter Cryptograms from Cryptograms (Kranky)

10:53AM Film School Distant Life from Fission (Hi-Speed Soul)

10:49AM R.E.M. Harborcoat from Reckoning (Deluxe Edition) (IRS)

10:44AM DOOM Supervillainz from Born Like This (Lex)

10:40AM Wildbirds & Peacedrums The Well from Rivers (The Control Group)

10:37AM The Searchers Popcorn Double Feature from The Pye Anthology 1963-1967 (Castle/Sequel)

10:33AM Robbie Fulks Goodbye Cruel Girl from Georgia Hard (Yep Roc)

10:29AM Hudson Brothers Dolly Day from Totally Out Of Control (Rocket)

10:25AM The Arcade Fire Ready To Start from The Suburbs (Merge)

10:20AM AC Newman The Palace At 4 am from Get Guilty (Matador)

10:18AM Swiss Dots Great Communicator from Glaciers (Vinahyde)

10:13AM The Morells Big Guitar from Shake And Push (ESD)

10:09AM Catfish Haven Full Speed from Devastator (Secretly Canadian)

10:05AM David Byrne Like Humans Do from Look Into The Eyeball (Virgin)

10:02AM Lloyd Miller & The Heliocentrics Modality from Lloyd Miller & The Heliocentrics (Strut)

9:57AM California Wives Twenty Three from Affair EP (Self-released)

9:55AM Comet Gain If You Ever Walk Out My Life from Broken Record Prayers (What's Your Rupture)

9:50AM Neil Young Misfits from Old Ways (Geffen)

9:46AM Cotton Mather My Before And After from Kontiki (Copper)

9:42AM Aphex Twin To Cure A Weakling Child from Richard D. James Album (Warp)

9:38AM Sufjan Stevens Enchanting Ghost from All Delighted People EP (Asthmatic Kitty)

9:34AM Kelly Stoltz The Birmingham Eccentric from Circular Sounds (Sub Pop)

9:31AM Magic Kids Skateland from Memphis (True Panther Sounds)

9:27AM Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Strings No Matter What from Renegades (Delmark)

9:23AM Billie Davis Whatcha Gonna Do? from Whatcha Gonna Do? Singles, rarities and unreleased 1963-1966 (RPM)

9:19AM Sebastian Blanck Don't Let The Darkness Gather me from Alibi Coast (Rare Book Room)

9:16AM The National 90-Mile Water Wall from Sad Songs For Dirty Lovers (Brassland)

9:11AM Blue Giant Gone For Good from Blue Giant (Vanguard)

9:09AM The Persuasions Loves Me Like A Rock from Comin' At Ya (Flying Fish)

9:03AM Petra Haden Rael from Petra Haden Sings: The Who Sell Out (Bar None)

Saturday, August 28, 2010

August 28, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

August ends with a good mix of music. I'll be back next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:57AM Chromatics Healer from Night Drive (Italians Do Better)

11:53AM The Sword Night City from Warp Riders (Kemado)

11:50AM Funkadelic Funky Dollar Bill from Free Your Mind...And Your Ass Will Follow (Westbound)

11:46AM The Gossip Dangerrr from Movement (Kill Rock Stars)

11:44AM The Posies Wiggly World from At Least At Last (Not Lame)

11:39AM Mahjongg Wardance from The Long Shadow of the Paper Tiger (K)

11:34AM The Dickies Hair from Second Coming (Enigma)

11:31AM Christopher Willits Uplifting The Streets from Tiger Flower Circle Sun (Ghostly International)

11:27AM The Clean Tensile from Mister Pop (Merge)

11:24AM The Monkees You Just May Be the One from Headquarters (Rhino)

11:17AM Endless Boogie Mighty Fine Pie from Full House Head (No Quarter)

11:14AM The Noisettes Mind The Gap from What's The Time Mr. Wolf? (Vertigo)

11:09AM Les Savy Fav Calm Down from Root For Ruin (Frenchkiss)

11:06AM Ladytron Sugar from Witching Hour (Island)

11:04AM Bang! Bang! Nervous Tic from Decked Out (Morphius)

11:01AM Blue Oyster Cult This Ain't The Summer Of Love from Agents Of Fortune (Columbia/Legacy)

10:58AM Homeboy Sandman Low Co. from The Good Sun (High Water Music)

10:55AM The Dambuilders Shrine from Encendedor (Eastwest)

10:52AM Smith Westerns Girl In Love from Smith Westerns (HoZac)

10:47AM Thunderbirds Are Now! We Win (Ha Ha) from Make History (Frenchkiss)

10:43AM The Boomtown Rats Living In An Island from Tonic For The Troops (Mercury/Univeral)

10:40AM Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin Everlyn from Let It Sway (Polyvinyl)

10:35AM Coltrane Motion Maya Blue from Hello Ambition! (Datawaslost)

10:31AM L.L. Cool J You'll Rock from Radio (Def Jam)

10:27AM Broadcast The World Backwards from Work and Non-Work (Warp)

10:21AM Elsinore Lines from Yes Yes Yes (Parasol)

10:18AM The Beatles Got To Get You Into My Life from The Beatles Anthology 2 (Apple)

10:15AM The Changes Such A Scene from First Of May (Self-released)

10:10AM Foals Cassius from Antidotes (Sub Pop)

10:07AM Mount Kimbie Blind Night Errand from Crooks & Lovers (Hotflush)

10:02AM The Boo Radleys Lazarus from Giant Steps (Creation/Columbia)

9:58AM Ha Ha Tonka The Outpouring from Novel Sounds of the Nouveau South (Bloodshot)

9:55AM De Wayon Vis-a-vis from Roots of OK Jazz: Congo Classics 1955-1956 (Crammed)

9:51AM John Cunningham Way To Go from Happy-Go-Lucky (Ashmont)

9:47AM Department of Eagles Teenagers from In Ear Park (4AD)

9:45AM Moonbabies Jet from The Orange Billboard (Hidden Agenda)

9:40AM Ra Ra Riot The Orchard from The Orchard (Barsuk)

9:35AM U2 Jesus Christ from Folkways: A Vision Shared A Tribute to Woody Guthrie And Leadbelly (Columbia)

9:33AM Sebadoh Truly Great Thing from III (Homestead)

9:30AM David Singer & Sweet Science Straight To Bed from Arrows (The Sweet Science)

9:28AM Robert Palmer Want You More from Pride (Island)

9:23AM Mountain Man Soft Skin from Made The Harbor (Partisan)

9:16AM Charles Mingus Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whitney! from The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (Impulse!)

9:13AM Chris Knox Giving Her Away from Songs Of You & Me (Caroline)

9:08AM Cotton Jones Place at the End of the Street from Tall Hours In Glowstream (Suicide Squeeze)

9:05AM Neko Case Pretty Girls from Blacklisted (Bloodshot)

9:01AM Family My Friend The Sun from Bandstand (See For Miles)

Saturday, August 21, 2010

August 21, 2010 CHIRP Radio Playlist

A good show to get through the dog days. Back next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:57AM Crayon Schirm Loop from Brick Factory (Harriet)

11:53AM Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan Ramblin' Man from Ballad Of The Broken Seas (V2)

11:50AM Verma Exu from Verma (Plustapes)

11:44AM The Fluid Pretty Mouse from Glue (Sub Pop)

11:41AM The Rapture Down For So Long from Pieces Of The People We Love (Universal)

11:39AM Personal and the Pizzas I Don't Wanna Be No Personal Pizza from Raw Pie (1-2-3-4 Go!)

11:33AM The Budos Band Rite of the Ancients from Budos Band III (Daptone)

11:30AM Suran Song In Stag Tattooed Love Boys from Cowboys And Indians (Cruel Music)

11:27AM Michael Yonkers Band Microminature Love from Microminature Love (Sub Pop)

11:22AM The Ponys Looking Out A Mirror from Laced With Romance (In The Red)

11:17AM Queen Dragon Attack from The Game (Elektra)

11:14AM El-P Time Won't Tell from weareallgiongtoburninhellmegamixx3 (Gold Dust)

11:10AM Black Randy and the Metro Squad I Slept in an Arcade from Pass The Dust, I Think I'm Bowie (Sympathy For The Record Industry)

11:06AM Autolux Supertoys from Transit Transit (TBD)

11:02AM Arctic Monkeys 505 from Favourite Worst Nightmare (Domino)

10:59AM The Clefs Of Lavender Hill Stop -- Get A Ticket from Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The Psychedelic Era (Rhino)

10:55AM The Chantigs Your Twinkling Eyes from Four Hats (Rodent)

10:53AM Loden Waking Up Radio Problems from Buggy (Mush)

10:50AM The Specials Monkey Man from The Specials (Chrysalis)

10:46AM Crystal Castles Untrust Us from Crystal Castles (Lies)

10:42AM Reds And Blue Frozen White from Son of the Stars (Addenda)

10:36AM Lush Nothing Natural from Spooky (4AD/Reprise)

10:32AM Shawn Lee Older (featuring Miles Bonny) from Sing a Song (Ubiquity)

10:28AM Cats + Jammers Not Gay from Propose Toast (Scotch Hell)

10:26AM Ultimate Fakebook She Don't Even Know My Name from This Will Be Laughing Week (Noisome)

10:21AM The War On Drugs Buenos Aires Beach from Wagonwheel Blues (Secretly Canadian)

10:18AM The Monochrome Set The Strange Boutique from Tomorrow Will Be Too Long - The Best of The Monochrome Set (Virgin)

10:13AM The Arcade Fire Half Light II (No Celebration) from The Suburbs (Merge)

10:08AM Yo La Tengo Little Honda from I Can Hear the Heart Beating As One (Matador)

10:05AM Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band The Roof from Where The Messengers Meet (Dead Oceans)

10:02AM West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band Insanity from Volume One (Sundazed)

9:58AM Field Music Working To Work from Tones Of Town (Memphis Industries)

9:54AM Bottomless Pit Kiss Them All from Blood Under the Bridge (Comedy Minus One)

9:49AM Jason Moran Play To Live from Ten (Blue Note)

9:46AM Poor Luther's Bones Holy Of The Holiest from Inside The Outsider (Heavy G)

9:43AM The dB's From a Window to Screen from Repercussion (Albion)

9:38AM BARB Please Don't Interrupt from BARB (Yep Roc)

9:33AM Elvis Perkins Emilie's Vietnam In The Sky from Ash Wednesday (XL)

9:28AM Candy Claws Sun Arrow from Hidden Lands (twosyllable)

9:25AM Tom Robinson Band Too Good to Be True from Power In The Darkness (Harvest)

9:20AM Amanda Palmer Runs In The Family from Who Killed Amanda Palmer (Roadrunner)

9:17AM Lower Dens Hospice Gates from Twin-Handed Movement (Gnomonsong)

9:13AM Sloan Waterfalls from Listen To What The Man Said (Oglio/Tribute)

9:08AM Bright Eyes First Day Of My Life from I'm Wide Awake It's Morning (Saddle Creek)

9:05AM Jon Langford & Skull Orchard Luxury from Old Devils (Bloodshot)

9:01AM Polly Scattergood Bunny Club from Polly Scattergood (Mute)