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)