Saturday, December 31, 2011

December 31, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Today, I played songs off of my Top 20 albums of 2011. I have oh so helpfully numbered them on this playlist. I'll be back next Saturday from 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:56 AM Eddy Current Suppression Ring I'm Guilty from So Many Things (Goner)

11:51 AM Pete And The Pirates Come To The Bar from One Thousand Pictures (Stolen) [NUMBER 1]

11:45 AM The Darcys 100 Mile House from The Darcys (Arts & Crafts)

11:41 AM Paul Simon So Beautiful Or So What from So Beautiful Or So What (Hear Music) [NUMBER 2]

11:34 AM The Joy Formidable I Don't Want To See You Like This from The Big Roar (Atlantic) [NUMBER 3]

11:31 AM Van Hunt Watching You Go Crazy Is Driving Me Insane from What Were You Hoping For? (Thirty Tigers) [NUMBER 4]

11:28 AM Illuminati Congo Here We Come (featuring Esq & Cosmos Ray) from All Eye See (Nyahbanga)

11:22 AM Tom Waits New Year's Eve from Bad as Me (ANTI-) [NUMBER 5]

11:19 AM Chris Connelly The Paraffin Hearts from Artificial Madness (Relapse)

11:16 AM Anna Calvi I'll Be Your Man from Anna Calvi (Domino) [NUMBER 6]

11:09 AM Justice Ohio from Audio, Video, Disco (Elektra)

11:03 AM Seun Anikulapo-Kuti & Egypt 80 For Dem Eye from From Africa with Fury: Rise (Knitting Factory) [NUMBER 7]

10:59 AM Raphael Saadiq Over You from Stone Rollin' (Columbia) [NUMBER 8]

10:55 AM Wooden Wand & The Briarwood Virgins Scorpian Glow from Briarwood (Fire)

10:52 AM Jonathan Wilson Waters Down from Gentle Spirit (Bella Union) [NUMBER 9]

10:47 AM The Runnies Easy from You Can't Win (Candy Dinner)

10:44 AM The Features Love Is... from Wilderness (Bug) [NUMBER 10]

10:41 AM Bo Diddley Bo Diddley Is An Outlaw from Ride On: The Chess Masters, 1960-1961 (Hip-O Select)

10:35 AM The Black Keys Dead And Gone from El Camino (Nonesuch)

10:31 AM Nicole Atkins You Come to Me from Mondo Amore (Razor & Tie) [NUMBER 11]

10:28 AM Release the Sunbird A New You from Come Back to Us (Brushfire)

10:22 AM tUnE-yArDs You Yes You from whokill (4AD) [NUMBER 12]

10:18 AM Zomby Trapdoor from Nothing (4AD)

10:15 AM Disappears Not Romantic from Guider (kranky) [NUMBER 13]

10:08 AM Rob Crow Scalped from He Thinks He's People (Temporary Residence Ltd.)

10:05 AM The Monkees Magnolia Simms from The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees (Rhino)

10:02 AM Roots Manuva Skid Valley from 4EverEvolution (Big Dada) [NUMBER 14]

9:58 AM The La's Doledrum from The La's (Go! Discs)

9:55 AM Luke Roberts Anyway from Big Bells and Dime Songs (Thrill Jockey)

9:51 AM Hollie Cook Body Beat from Hollie Cook (Mr. Bongo) [NUMBER 15]

9:46 AM Mannequin Men Flyin' Blind from Mannequin Men (Addenda) [NUMBER 16]

9:43 AM James Ferraro Palm Trees, Wi-Fi and Dream Sushi from Far Side Virtual (Hippos In Tanks)

9:40 AM Das Racist Girl from Relax (Greedhead) [NUMBER 17]

9:35 AM Beulah Gene Autry from The Coast is Never Clear (Velocette)

9:31 AM Lydia Loveless How Many Women from Indestructible Machine (Bloodshot) [NUMBER 18]

9:28 AM Extentions The Love Of Mine from Eccentric Soul: The Nickel & Penny Labels (Numero Group)

9:23 AM Bob Dylan Corrina, Corrina from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (Columbia)

9:20 AM Jacaszek Seiden Stille from Glimmer (Ghostly International)

9:17 AM Shabazz Palaces Swerve... the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding) from Black Up (Sub Pop) [NUMBER 19]

9:11 AM Halfnelson Roger from Halfnelson (Bearsville)

9:08 AM Blackout Beach Torchlights Banned from Fuck Death (Dead Oceans)

9:03 AM k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang Sing It Loud from Sing It Loud (Nonesuch) [NUMBER 20]

Saturday, December 24, 2011

December 24, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Another fun holiday show. Next week, I'm on Saturday from 9AM to Noon (CST) playing stuff from my favorite records of 2011. Tune in at

11:58 AM Aztec Camera Walk Out To Winter from High Land, Hard Rain (Sire)

11:55 AM Tony Christie Happy Xmas Everybody from MOJO's Festive Fifteen (MOJO)

11:52 AM Run-DMC Christmas In Hollis from Tougher Than Leather (Arista/Legacy)

11:49 AM Canyons Tonight from Keep Your Dreams (Modular)

11:44 AM Devo Snowball from Freedom Of Choice (Warner Bros.)

11:41 AM The dB's Home for the Holidays from Christmas Time Again (Collector's Choice)

11:39 AM Little Ben & The Cheers I'm Gonna Get Even With You from Eccentric Soul: The Nickel & Penny Labels (Numero Group)

11:37 AM The Sonics Don't Believe In Christmas from Here Are The Sonics!!! (Norton)

11:34 AM Andrea Perry Fat Aunt Bette from Fat Aunt Bette single (self-released)

11:30 AM Solomon Burke Presents For Christmas from Soul Christmas (Atlantic)

11:27 AM Illuminati Congo Unto the Pure (featuring Digital Ancient) from All Eye See (Nyahbanga)

11:22 AM Darlene Love Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) from A Christmas Gift For You from Phil Spector (Phil Spector)

11:19 AM Orchestra Of Spheres There Is No No from Nonagonic Now (Fire)

11:16 AM The Features Father Christmas from Father Christmas single (self-released)

11:09 AM Joker The Vision (Let Me Breathe from The Vision (4AD)

11:06 AM Fishbone It's A Wonderful Life (Gonna Have A Good Time) from It's A Wonderful Life (Gonna Have A Good Time) EP (Columbia)

11:01 AM Wizzard I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday from I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday 7" (EMI)

10:57 AM The Pipettes A Winter's Sky from We Are The Pipettes (Memphis Industries)

10:55 AM Grubstake Telephone Message from Cadillac Franky Z. from What's the Point in a New CD Anyhow (Paddy Wax)

10:52 AM Dorian Taj Hardrock, Coco and Joe from Santa Is Real (All Wrote)

10:48 AM Fiona Apple Frosty The Snowman from Christmas Calling (Sony)

10:42 AM The Beatles The Beatles 1967 Christmas Record from The Beatles 1967 Christmas Record 7" (The Beatles Fan Club)

10:39 AM Mayer Hawthorne You Called Me from How Do You Do (Universal)

10:33 AM The Sugarplastic Jesus Is His Name from Will (Tallboy)

10:30 AM The Black Keys Money Maker from El Camino (Nonesuch)

10:26 AM Michael Carpenter Wake Me Up When It's Christmas Time from Wake Me Up When It's Christmas Time single (Big Radio)

10:21 AM Owen O, Evelyn... from Ghost Town (Polyvinyl)

10:17 AM Tim Finn Winter Light from Imaginary Kingdom (Parlophone)

10:14 AM Nicole Atkins Little Drummer Boy from Little Drummer Boy single (self-released)

10:07 AM The Roots The OtherSide from undun (Def Jam)

10:05 AM Clarence Carter Back Door Santa from Soul Christmas (Atlantic)

10:01 AM Damien Jurado The Falling Snow from Saint Bartlett (Secretly Canadian)

9:59 AM The Monkees Riu Chiu from Missing Links Volume Two (Rhino)

9:55 AM Cass McCombs Love Thine Enemy from Humor Risk (Domino)

9:53 AM Chris Isaak Santa Claus Is Coming To Town from Chris Isaak Christmas (Wicked)

9:50 AM Lou Rawls The Christmas Song from Yule Struttin' (Blue Note)

9:45 AM Bert Jansch In The Bleak Mid Winter (Bonus Track) from L.A. Turnaround (Charisma)

9:39 AM Tycho Hours from Dive (Ghostly International)

9:35 AM Ben Folds Bizarre Christmas Incident from Bizarre Christmas Incident 7" (Epic)

9:32 AM Sigur Ros Vio Spilum Endalust from Inni (XL)

9:28 AM Ann Margret, Oliver Reed and Alison Dowling Christmas from Tommy (Polydor)

9:23 AM She & Him Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree from A Very She & Him Christmas (Merge)

9:19 AM Matt Weber & Nora O'Connor Times Square Christmas from Santa Is Real (All Wrote)

9:16 AM Aretha Franklin First Snow in Kokomo from Young, Gifted and Black (Atlantic)

9:09 AM David Lynch Pinky's Dream from Crazy Clown Time (PIAS)

9:05 AM Sloan 12 Days Of Christmas from 12 Days Of Christmas single (self-released)

9:02 AM Richard Hawley Silent Night from Mojo's Festive Fifteen (MOJO)

Saturday, December 17, 2011

December 17, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

I will hit some holiday tunes next Saturday on Christmas Eve, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:56 AM Ga'an I of Infinite Forms from Ga'an (self-released)

11:53 AM Smart Went Crazy Immutable Beauty from Con Art (Dischord)

11:50 AM Boston Spaceships Christmas Girl from The Kids Eat It Up: The Best Of Robert Pollard (2010-2011) (Guided By Voices, Inc.)

11:46 AM Overwhelming Colorfast Forest from Overwhelming Colorfast (Relativity)

11:40 AM Boo Williams Snare Tappin' from Home Town Chicago (Anotherday)

11:37 AM Tell-Tale Hearts Just A Matter Of Time from Destanation Bomp (Bomp!)

11:31 AM Hot Chocolate Give Peace A Chance from A's, B's & Rarities (EMI)

11:28 AM Metric Succexy from Old World Underground, Where Are You Now? (Everloving)

11:25 AM Adanowsky Basta del Oscuro from Amador (Everloving)

11:20 AM David Johansen She Loves Strangers from Here Comes The Night (Blue Sky)

11:16 AM Escort Why Oh Why from Escort (Silent Voice)

11:12 AM Guru Take A Look (At Yourself) from Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1 (Chrysalis)

11:08 AM The Wailers Dirty Robber from The Boys From Tacoma (Etiquette)

11:04 AM The Mutts Real Bright from Pray For Rain (8eat8)

11:01 AM Wipers Back To Basics from Silver Sail (T/K)

10:56 AM Atlas Sound Lightworks from Parallax (4AD)

10:53 AM M83 America from Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts (Mute)

10:48 AM Squeeze Squabs On Forty Fab from Big Squeeze: The Very Best Of Squeeze (A & M)

10:45 AM MC5 Tutti-Frutti from Back In the U.S.A. (Atlantic)

10:42 AM DJ Spinn Crazy 'n' Deranged from Bangs & Works Vol. 2: The Best of Chicago Footwork (Planet Mu)

10:37 AM Doves Here It Comes from Lost Souls (Heavenly)

10:33 AM The Action Never Ever from Action Packed (Edsel)

10:30 AM Wild Flag Electric Band from Wild Flag (Merge)

10:26 AM Kurt Vile (so outta reach) from So Outta Reach EP (Matador)

10:21 AM Paul Chastain Halo from Halo EP (Pet Sounds)

10:19 AM The Do Slippery Slope from Both Ways Open Jaws (Six Degrees)

10:15 AM The Ponys 10 Fingers 11 Toes from Laced With Romance (In the Red)

10:10 AM Rich Creamy Paint A.D.D. from Rich Creamy Paint (Hollywood)

10:06 AM The Darcys Glasnost from The Darcys (Arts & Crafts)

10:02 AM R.E.M. So Fast, So Numb from New Adventures In Hi-Fi (Warner Bros.)

9:58 AM Syl Johnson Love Condition from Complete Mythology (Numero Group)

9:52 AM Pet Shop Boys Being Boring from Behaviour. (Parlaphone)

9:49 AM Steve Hauschildt Polyhymnia from Tragedy & Geometry (kranky)

9:44 AM Vivian Girls Where Do You Run To from Vivian Girls (Mauled By Tigers)

9:42 AM Kathleen Edwards Sidecar from Voyageur (MapleMusic)

9:39 AM Love No Matter What You Do from Love (Elektra)

9:34 AM Mike Reed's Loose Assembly Ground Swell from The Speed of Change (482 Music)

9:26 AM Kate Bush 50 Words For Snow from 50 Words For Snow (ANTI-)

9:21 AM Frankie and the Heartstrings Tender from Hunger (Wichita)

9:18 AM Pullman To Hold Down A Shadow from Turnstyles & Junkpiles (Thrill Jockey)

9:14 AM Split Enz Message To My Girl from Conflicting Emotions (Mushroom)

9:08 AM The Roches The Train from The Roches (Warner Bros.)

9:05 AM The National Fake Empire from Boxer (Beggars Banquet)

9:03 AM James Ferraro Palm Trees, Wi-Fi and Dream Sushi from Far Side Virtual (Hippos In Tanks)

Saturday, December 10, 2011

December 10, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Back next Saturday, 9AM to Noon at

11:56 AM Brief Candles Permafrost from Fractured Days (Guilt Ridden Pop)

11:53 AM The Thermals A Pillar of Salt from The Body the Blood the Machine (Sub Pop)

11:50 AM Toothpaste 2000 Bubblegum from Instant Action (Parasol)

11:46 AM Richard X. Heyman Civil War Buff from Hey Man! (Sire)

11:43 AM The Budos Band Up from the South from The World of Daptone Records (Daptone)

11:40 AM Talking Heads Artists Only from More Songs About Buildings and Food (Sire)

11:36 AM Thee Oh Sees Crushed Grass from Carrion Crawler/The Dream (In the Red)

11:28 AM Kim Sun The Man Who Must Leave from Shin Joong Hyun 1958-1974 (Light In The Attic)

11:23 AM Driftless Pony Club Inertia Is A Bitch from Cholera (Sector Five)

11:18 AM Fishbone Everyday Sunshine from The Reality Of My Surroundings (Columbia)

11:15 AM DRC Music Respect of the Rules (featuring Loi x Liberal) from Kinshasa One Two (Warp)

11:09 AM Four Tet No More Mosquitoes from Pause (Domino)

11:05 AM Owen The Armoire from Ghost Town (Polyvinyl)

11:01 AM Magazine Hello Mister Curtis (with apologies) from No Thyself (Wire-Sound)

10:56 AM The Wannadies Idiot Boy from Yeah (RCA)

10:54 AM Sharon Van Etten Have You Seen from Because I Was In Love (Language of Stone)

10:49 AM Oneohtrix Point Never Replica from Replica (Software)

10:44 AM Black Mountain Angels* from In the Future (Jagjaguwar)

10:42 AM Eligh & Amplive Guides from Therapy at 3 (Legendary)

10:39 AM Shoes I Wanna Give It To You from Silhouette (New Rose)

10:34 AM Yo La Tengo Sugarcube from I Can Hear the Heart Beating As One (Matador)

10:31 AM The Don'ts and Be Carefuls Defector from Sun Hits EP (Hot Congress)

10:28 AM The Bamboos Can't You Hear Me Knocking from Sticky Soul Fingers (MOJO)

10:23 AM The Glowfriends The Healer from Are You Ready, Steve? (Bullseye)

10:20 AM The Weakerthans Hymn For The Medical Oddity from Reunion Tour (ANTI-)

10:17 AM Nick Lowe Big Kick, Plain Scrap from Labour Of Lust (Yep Roc)

10:14 AM Summer Camp Summer Camp from Welcome to Condale (Moshi Moshi)

10:09 AM Xyzr_Kx Alternator from Secession in Astropolis (Actually, Records)

10:03 AM Jonathan Wilson Magic Everywhere from Gentle Spirit (Bella Union)

9:59 AM Tindersticks El Diablo en El Ojo from Tindersticks II (Polygram)

9:55 AM Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby Living Next Door To Alice from Two-Way Family Favourites (Southern Domestic)

9:50 AM Gruff Rhys Whale Trail from Whale Trail (Wichita)

9:45 AM The Sometimes Family Love from Soul (self-released)

9:42 AM Mayer Hawthorne You're Not Ready from How Do You Do (Universal)

9:40 AM John Anderson Swingin' from Greatest Hits (Warner Brothers)

9:35 AM Billy Bragg Heart Like A Wheel from Reaching to the Converted (Rhino)

9:33 AM Pete Dello and Friends On A Time Said Sylvie from Into Your Ears (Hanky Panky)

9:27 AM Tycho Coastal Brake from Dive (Ghostly International)

9:23 AM Kelley Stoltz Morning Sun from Circular Sounds (Sub Pop)

9:21 AM Thomas Comerford Sunday Morning from Archive + Spiral (Spacesuit)

9:15 AM Archie Shepp Funeral from The New York Contemporary Five (Delmark)

9:09 AM Seekae Reset Head from +DOME (Rice is Nice)

9:07 AM Vic Conrad & The First Third Pulse from Vic Conrad & The First Third (Hidden Agenda)

9:03 AM Lou Rawls Your Good Thing (Is About To End) from The Very Best of Lou Rawls: You'll Never Find Another (Capitol)

Saturday, December 3, 2011

December 3, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Great show -- back next week, Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:57 AM Sunny Day Real Estate In Circles from Diary (Sub Pop)

11:54 AM Steppenwolf Ride With Me from Ride With Me 7" (ABC)

11:51 AM Mutts Blind Truth from Pray For Rain (8eat8)

11:46 AM Rocket From The Tombs Life Stinks from Rocket Redux (Smog Veil)

11:42 AM Justice Canon from Audio, Video, Disco (Elektra)

11:38 AM Caribou Dundas, Ontario from Start Breaking My Heart (Leaf)

11:34 AM Dexys Midnight Runners Thankfully Not Living In Yorkshire It Doesn't Apply from Searching For Young Soul Rebels (EMI)

11:31 AM Eddy Current Suppression Ring We Got The Beat from So Many Things (Goner)

11:25 AM The Fall Nate Will Not Return from Ersatz G.B. (Cherry Red)

11:20 AM Office Of Future Plans Lorelei from Office Of Future Plans (Dischord)

11:17 AM Cold Cave Heaven Was Full from Love Comes Close (Matador)

11:14 AM Disco Inferno A Little Something from The 5 EPs (One Little Indian)

11:08 AM Los Campesinos! Songs About Your Girlfriend from Hello Sadness (Arts & Crafts)

11:05 AM Didjits Jerry Lee from Fizzjob (Bam Bam)

11:02 AM Jerry Lee Lewis Breathless from 18 Original Sun Greatest Hits (Rhino)

10:59 AM The Revelers Silver Ship from Hard Times, Sunday Spirits (SpinArt)

10:56 AM The Dead Milkmen Can't Relax from The King In Yellow (self-released)

10:50 AM Grandaddy O.K. With My Decay from Sumday (V2)

10:45 AM Pilot Just A Smile from Pilot (EMI)

10:42 AM Atlas Sound The Shakes from Parallax (4AD)

10:38 AM The Beta Band Dr. Baker from The Three EP's (Astralwerks)

10:33 AM The Chinese Stars Dressed To Get Blessed from A Rare Sensation (Three One G)

10:29 AM Big Dipper Hey! Mr. Lincoln from Craps (Homestead)

10:26 AM Illuminati Congo Unto the Pure (featuring Digital Ancient) from All Eye See (Nyahbanga)

10:20 AM The New Pornographers Sing Me Spanish Techno from Twin Cinema (Matador)

10:18 AM Chris Connelly The Subjects from Artificial Madness (Relapse)

10:15 AM Jacques Dutronc Les Cactus from Et Moi Et Moi Et Moi (RPM)

10:10 AM Ween Powder Blue from 12 Golden Country Greats (Elektra)

10:06 AM Zun Zun Egui Dance of the Crickets from Katang (Bella Union)

10:02 AM Roots Manuva Here We Go Again from 4Everevolution (Big Dada)

9:59 AM The Coctails Cottonbelt from Peel (Carrot Top)

9:55 AM Cass McCombs Robin Egg Blue from Humor Risk (Domino)

9:51 AM P. Hux Showdown from Homemade Spaceship (Lakeshore)

9:46 AM Caetano Veloso Onde O Rio É Mais Baiano from Livro (Nonesuch)

9:43 AM Snakefinger The Model from Chewing Hides The Sound (Ralph)

9:41 AM Tom Waits Kiss Me from Bad As Me (ANTI-)

9:35 AM Gigolo Aunts Only You from Pacific Ocean Blues (Q Division)

9:32 AM Kathleen Edwards Sidecar from Voyageur (MapleMusic)

9:28 AM Blur Death Of A Party from Blur (Food)

9:23 AM Norvells Without You from Eccentric Soul: The Nickel & Penny Labels (Numero Group)

9:20 AM Male Dark Advances from All Are Welcome (Other Electricities)

9:15 AM Lydia Loveless Steve Earle from Indestructible Machine (Bloodshot)

9:11 AM Case Studies You Folded Up My Blanket Like We Were Already Lovers from The World is Just a Shape to Fill the Night (Sacred Bones)

9:09 AM Wire Outdoor Miner from Chairs Missing (EMI)

9:01 AM Lenny Williams 'Cause I Love You from Ultimate Collection (Hip-O)

Saturday, November 26, 2011

November 26, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Kyle Akerman did two sets as part of his DJ training, giving me a needed break while I nursed a cold. I'll be back and I hope to be healthier, next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CST) at chirpradio.

11:56 AM Ides Of Space • Citrus • There Are No New Clouds • Better Looking

11:53 AM Low Pop Suicide • Disengaged • The Disengagement EP • World Domination

11:49 AM Koralleven • Keep Your Eyes Shut • An Album by Koralleven • Acephale

11:44 AM Public Enemy • Fear Of A Black Planet • Fear of a Black Planet • Def Jam

11:40 AM Ty Segall • The Drag (demo) • Singles 2007-2010 • Goner

11:36 AM The Parlor Mob • My Favorite Heart To Break • And You Were A Crow • Roadrunner

11:32 AM Moby Grape • Omaha • Moby Grape • Columbia

11:29 AM The Advantage • Solar Jetman-Braveheart Level • Elf Titled • 5RC

11:25 AM Future Of The Left • Polymers Are Forever • Polymers Are Forever EP • Xtra Mile

11:19 AM Siouxsie And The Banshees • Jigsaw Feeling • The Scream • Geffen

11:16 AM Orchestra of Spheres • Isness • Nonagonic Now • Fire

11:12 AM Telefon Tel Aviv • When It Happens It Moves All by Itself • Map of What Is Effortless • Hefty!

11:08 AM The Blasters • Long White Cadillac • Non Fiction • Slash

11:05 AM Mannequin Men • Don't Grow • Mannequin Men • Addenda

11:02 AM British Sea Power • Remember Me • Decline of British Sea Power • Rough Trade

10:57 AM Oyster Band • Love Vigilantes • Ride • Polydor

10:54 AM Oneohtrix Point Never • Power of Persuasion • Replica • Software

10:52 AM Whale • Kickin' • We Care • Virgin


10:46 AM The Lemonheads • Confetti • It's a Shame About Ray • Atlantic

10:42 AM James Brown • My Thang • Star Time • Polydor

10:38 AM Class Actress • Love Me Like You Used To • Rapprocher • Carpark

10:34 AM The Bamboos • On the Sly • 4 • Tru Thoughts

10:30 AM The Wrens • Faster Gun • The Meadowlands • Absolutely Kosher

10:26 AM Phantogram • 16 Years • Nightlife EP • Barsuk


10:22 AM Buzzcocks • Sick City Sometimes • Buzzcocks • Merge

10:18 AM Boylan • Bullet Proof Soul • Bangs & Works Vol. 2: The Best Of Chicago Footwork • Planet Mu

10:15 AM The Orange Peels • I Don't Wanna Shine • Circling The Sun • Parasol

10:09 AM Conor Oberst • Souled Out!!! • Conor Oberst • Merge

10:05 AM The Lijadu Sisters • Bobby • Danger • Knitting Factory

10:02 AM Howlin' Wolf • The Wolf Is At Your Door (Howlin' For My Baby) • Smokestack Lightning The Complete Chess Masters 1951-1960 • Geffen/Hip-O Select

9:58 AM Daedelus • My Beau • Love To Make Music To • Ninja Tune

9:55 AM Surfer Blood • Drinking Problem • Tarot Classics EP • Kanine

9:52 AM Scott Miller & the Commonwealth • Hawks and Doves • Citation • Sugarhill

9:47 AM Jesus Jones • Welcome Back Victoria • Doubt • Food

9:44 AM Curtis Mayfield • Underground • Curtis • Curtom

9:39 AM Lana Del Rey • Video Games • Video Games Single • Interscope

9:34 AM The Cure • M • Seventeen Seconds • Elektra

9:31 AM JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound • Everything Will Be Fine • Want More • Bloodshot

9:29 AM Tot Taylor & His Orchestra • An Appointment With You • A Young Person's Guide To Compact • Great Expectations

9:24 AM The Clientele • Reflections After Jane • Suburban Light • Merge

9:20 AM M83 • Raconte-Moi Une Histoire • Hurry Up, We're Dreaming • Mute

9:17 AM The Negro Problem • Miss Jones • Post Minstrel Syndrome • Aerial Flipout

9:10 AM The Sadies • Choosing To Fly • Darker Circles • Yep Roc

9:06 AM Yim Yames • Love You To • Tribute To • Rough Trade

9:02 AM The Beach Boys • Surf's Up • The Smile Sessions • Capitol

Saturday, November 12, 2011

November 12, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

I will be off next week and Abbey Fox will be subbing for me. I'll be back on Thanksgiving Weekend, Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:57 AM Explosions In the Sky Day Seven from The Rescue (Temporary Residence Ltd.)

11:53 AM Laibach One After 909 from Let It Be (Enigma)

11:50 AM The Do Too Insistent from Both Ways Open Jaws (Six Degrees)

11:44 AM Yesterdays New Quintet Barumba from Yesterdays Universe (Stones Throw)

11:41 AM Heavy Times Erase The Sun from Jacker (HoZac)

11:38 AM Aerosmith Lick And A Promise from Rocks (Columbia)

11:34 AM Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Brenda from Orange (Matador)

11:30 AM Zun Zun Egui Dance of the Crickets from Katang (Bella Union)

11:28 AM James Gang Funk #48 from Yer' Album (Bluesway)

11:22 AM Poor Luther's Bones Don't Get Your Bugs On Me from Next To Nowhere (Heavy G)

11:19 AM Get Back Guinozzi! Police And Thieves from Carpet Madness (FatCat)

11:15 AM Joker Milky Way from The Vision (4AD)

11:10 AM A Certain Ratio Gum from Early (Soul Jazz)

11:07 AM Pterodactyl The Break from Spills Out (Brah)

11:04 AM Alkaline Trio She Took Him To The Lake from Maybe I'll Catch Fire (Asian Man)

11:01 AM Craig Wedren Crush You from Wand (Transdreamer)

10:57 AM Sloan Coax Me from Twice Removed (DGC)

10:54 AM Castanets Down The Line, Love from Texas Rose, The Thaw & The Beasts (Asthmatic Kitty)

10:51 AM Rob Crow Hangnailed from He Thinks He's People (Temporary Residence Ltd)

10:46 AM Deer Tick Chevy Express from Divine Providence (Partisan)

10:43 AM Bucket No. 6 Fallen Heroes from Bucket No. 6 (Boat)

10:40 AM Le Loup Grow from Family (Hardly Art)

10:35 AM The Raspberries Drivin' Around from Fresh (Capitol)

10:32 AM Pale Saints Time Thief from The Comforts Of Madness (4AD)

10:28 AM Russian Circles Praise Be Man from Empros (Sargent House)

10:23 AM Dizzee Rascal Imagine from Showtime (XL)

10:21 AM Tom Waits Chicago from Bad As Me (ANTI-)

10:17 AM The Features Big Mama Gonna Whip Us Good from Wilderness (Bug)

10:12 AM Magic Sam Every Night And Every Day from West Side Soul (Delmark)

10:07 AM Girl in a Coma She Had a Plan from Exits & All the Rest (Blackheart)

10:02 AM The Fall Octo Realm/Ketamine Sun from The Unutterable (Eagle)

9:57 AM Papas Fritas Way You Walk from Buildings and Grounds (Minty Fresh)

9:53 AM Atlas Sound Lightworks from Parallax (4AD)

9:48 AM Scott Walker The Escape from The Drift (4AD)

9:43 AM Sandie Shaw Lemon Tree from The Collection (Castle)

9:39 AM Feist Woe Be from Metals (Cherrytree)

9:36 AM In Tall Buildings Walking Man from In Tall Buildings (Whistler)

9:32 AM Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin Bigger Than Yr Yard from Tape Club (Polyvinyl)

9:29 AM King Tubby King Tubby's Talkative Dub from Loving Memory Dub (Fuel 2000)

9:26 AM Bobby Sutliff Long Red Bottle Of Wine from Perfect Dream (Not Lame)

9:20 AM Cocteau Twins Garlands from Garlands (4AD)

9:16 AM The Delfonics Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) from La-La Means I Love You: the Definitive Collection (Arista)

9:14 AM The Decemberists Sonnet from Long Live the King EP (Capitol)

9:08 AM Ben Vida DGDGBD 092199 from Mpls. (BOXmedia)

9:04 AM David Lynch Noah's Ark from Crazy Clown Time (PIAS)

9:00 AM Andy Partridge Don't Let Us Bug Ya from Fuzzy Warbles Volume 1 (Ape)

Saturday, November 5, 2011

November 5, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

This is one of the best shows I've done in a while. Will be back next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CST) on CHIRP Radio.

11:55 AM Death Cab for Cutie • We Laugh Indoors • The Photo Album • Barsuk

11:50 AM Brian Eno + David Byrne • Help Me Somebody • My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts • Nonesuch

11:47 AM Gauntlet Hair • Showing • Gauntlet Hair • Dead Oceans

11:42 AM Dabrye • Jorgy (w/Waajeed) • Two/Three • Ghostly International

11:39 AM Wax Idols • Uneasy • No Future • HoZac

11:35 AM The 101ers • Keys To Your Heart • Elgin Avenue Breakdown • Astralwerks

11:30 AM Coltrane Motion • My Heart Might Go On • Hello Ambition! • datawaslost

11:27 AM The Effigies • No Love Lost • Fly On A Wire • Fever/Enigma

11:24 AM Rustie • After Light • Glass Swords • Warp

11:19 AM The Sonics • Louie Louie • Boom • Norton

11:15 AM Black Tusk • Carved In Stone • Set the Dial • Relapse

11:11 AM The Knux • Run • Eraser • Cherrytree/Interscope

11:07 AM Sex Church • Garbage In The Grass • Growing Over • Load

11:03 AM The Dirtbombs • No Expectations • If You Don't Already Have A Look • In The Red

10:59 AM Robyn • Fembot • Body Talk Pt. 1 • Konichiwa

10:54 AM Dappled Cities • The Eve The Girl • Granddance • Dangerbird

10:51 AM Waaves • Bug • Life Sux EP • Ghost Ramp

10:49 AM Field Music • She Can Do What She Wants • Tones of Town • Memphis Industries

10:41 AM Faust • It's a Rainy Day, Sunshine Girl • Faust/So Far • Collectors' Choice

10:37 AM The Stepkids • Suburban Dream • The Stepkids • Stones Throw

10:31 AM Roland Kirk • A Sack Full of Soul • We Free Kings • Mercury

10:28 AM Class Actress • Keep You • Rapprocher • Carpark

10:25 AM Alternating Boxes • Dogtown • Every Man Has A Woman • Polydor

10:20 AM Nazareth • Wild Honey • Play 'n' The Game • Castle Communications

10:16 AM Low • I Started A Joke • A Lifetime of Temporary Relief • Chairkickers Union

10:12 AM Zola Jesus • Seekir • Conatus • Sacred Bones

10:08 AM The Britannicas • Stars • The Britannicas • Kool Kat

10:06 AM El Perro Del Mar • Somebody's Baby • From the Valley To the Stars • The Control Group

10:03 AM Netherfriends • Rapid City, SD • Middle America • Plustapes

10:00 AM Cheap Trick • Way Of The World • Dream Police • Epic

9:56 AM Anne and Annice Peters • Rock Your Baby • So In Love (Paulette Walker & Friends) • Rock A Shacka

9:53 AM Esquivel • Cachito • Music From a Sparkling Planet • Bar/None

9:49 AM Bonnie "Prince" Billy • Time To Be Clear • Wolfroy Goes to Town • Drag City

9:44 AM Dr. Dog • I Only Wear Blue • Shame, Shame • Anti

9:40 AM Bill Nelson • Do You Dream In Colour? • Vistamix • Portrait

9:38 AM DJ Shadow • Tedium • The Less You Know, The Better • Verve

9:33 AM Don Williams • Till The Rivers All Run Dry • Harmony • MCA

9:31 AM The Beets • Doing As I Do • Let The Poison Out • Hardly Art

9:28 AM Nicole Atkins • Cry Cry Cry • Mondo Amore • Razor & Tie

9:24 AM Sam Cooke • Lost And Lookin' • Night Beat • RCA

9:19 AM Darren Johnston's Gone to Chicago • Cut • The Big Lift • Porto Franco

9:15 AM Dntel • Danny Loves Experimental Electronics • Early Works For Me If It Works For You • Pthalo

9:10 AM They Might Be Giants • One More Parade • Rubaiyat • Elektra

9:06 AM Icebird • In Exile • The Abandoned Lullaby • RJ's Electrical Connection

9:02 AM Jay Bennett • Diamond Smiles • Kicking At The Perfumed Air • self-released

Saturday, October 29, 2011

October 29, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Back on the air next week, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:55 AM Mice Parade • Wave Greeting • Obrigado Saudade • Bubble Core

11:51 AM M • Working For The Corporation • The Official Secrets Act • Sire

11:49 AM Little Ed and the Soundmasters • Ghetto Grind • Little Ed and the Soundmasters • Numero Group

11:41 AM Foals • Two Steps, Twice • Antidotes • Sub Pop

11:38 AM Rocket From The Tombs • I Sell Soul • Barfly • Fire

11:36 AM Henry Cow • War • In Praise Of Learning • East Side Digital

11:32 AM The Music Machine • Trouble • The Best of The Music Machine • Collectables

11:28 AM Elvis Costello • The Other Side of Summer • Mighty Like a Rose • Warner Bros.

11:26 AM Mannequin Men • Cheryl Tiegs • Mannequin Men • Addenda

11:20 AM J-Live • Great Expectation • S.P.T.A. (Said Person of That Ability) • Triple Threat

11:16 AM Mission of Burma • Dirt • ONoffON • Matador

11:14 AM The Lee Harvey Oswald Band • Locomotion • A Taste Of Prison • Touch and Go

11:09 AM The Big Pink • Stay Gold • Future This • 4AD

11:05 AM Annie • Greatest Hit • Anniemal • Big Beat

11:02 AM The Clash • Washington Bullets • Sandinista! • Epic

10:57 AM Midnight Movies • Blue Babies • Midnight Movies • Rykodisc

10:52 AM Gui Boratto • Soledad • III • Kompakt

10:49 AM Haircut One Hundred • Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl) • Pelican West • Arista

10:45 AM Masters of Reality • T.U.S.A. • Sunrise on the Sufferbus • Chrysalis

10:42 AM The Get Up Kids • Rememorable • There Are Rules • Quality Hill

10:40 AM Pallers • Humdrum • The Sea Of Memories • Labrador

10:33 AM Wolf Parade • Disco Sheets • Wolf Parade • Sub Pop

10:30 AM Gospel Music • Apartment • How to Get to Heaven from Jacksonville, FL • Kill Rock Stars

10:27 AM Major Lance • It Ain't No Use • The Very Best of Major Lance • Epic/Legacy

10:22 AM Smoking Popes • Paul • Destination Failure • Capitol

10:19 AM Peter Gabriel • Excuse Me • Peter Gabriel • Geffen

10:15 AM Young Man • Tired Eyes • Ideas of Distance • Frenchkiss

10:11 AM Baby Teeth • Hard to Find a Friend • Hustle Beach • Lujo

10:04 AM Van Hunt • Plum • What Were You Hoping For? • Thirty Tigers

10:01 AM Sonik Omi • Main Theme From Andhera/Darwaza • Bollywood Bloodbath • Finders Keepers

9:57 AM AM/FM • Head Gone Vertical • Getting Into Sinking • Polyvinyl

9:55 AM Neko Case • Bought And Sold • Furnace Room Lullaby • Bloodshot

9:51 AM Real Estate • Easy • Days • Domino

9:47 AM Mike & The Censations • Don't Mess With Me • Don't Sell Your Soul • Ubiquity

9:44 AM Chewy Marble • Jennifer Smiles • Chewy Marble • Permanent Press

9:40 AM Portishead • Mourning Air • Portishead • Go! Beat

9:35 AM Rank & File • I Went Walking • Rank & File • Slash

9:32 AM Talkdemonic • Summer Glass • Ruins • Glacial Pace

9:28 AM The Modern Jazz Quartet • Summertime • The Modern Jazz Quartet Plays George Gershwin's Porgy & Bess • Atlantic

9:21 AM The Mabuses • Mad went the barber • The Mabuses • Shimmy Disc

9:18 AM Emily Hurd • Mess With Fate • Daytime Fireflies • self-released

9:14 AM Ryan Adams • Kindness • Ashes & Fire • Pax-AM

9:09 AM Mike Levy • Too Many People There • Fireflies • Parasol/Bus Stop

9:06 AM Loney Dear • Largo • Hall Music • Polyvinyl

9:02 AM Flamin Groovies • She's Falling Apart • Flamingo • Buddah

Saturday, October 22, 2011

October 22, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Back on next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

11:54 AM Built to Spill • Some • There's Nothing Wrong With Love • Up

11:51 AM Paley & Francis • Praise • Paley & Francis • Sonic Unyon

11:48 AM Swiss Dots • Ice Age • Glaciers • Vinahyde

11:43 AM Emitt Rhodes • Ever Find Yourself Running • The Emitt Rhodes Recordings [1969-1973] • Hip-O Select

11:40 AM Meg Baird • Beatles and the Stones • Seasons On Earth • Drag City

11:37 AM Shocking Blue • I'll Write Your Name Through The Fire • At Home • Repetoire

11:31 AM Beastie Boys • An Open Letter To NYC • To the 5 Boroughs • Capitol

11:29 AM Eagles Of Death Metal • The Ballad of Queen Bee And Baby Duck • Death By Sexy... • Downtown

11:26 AM El Rego • Dis-Moi Oui • El Rego • Daptone

11:18 AM Male Bonding • What's That Scene? • Endless Now • Sub Pop
11:15 AM The Young Caucasians • Ready Steady • Pop Quiz • Wasp

11:13 AM Pansy Division • Too Many Hoops • Total Entertainment! • Alternative Tentacles

11:06 AM The Bomb • Can Jeannie Come Out Tonight? • Torch Songs • Jettison

11:02 AM Motorhead • Life's A Bitch • Inferno • Sanctuary

10:59 AM The Rapture • Blue Bird • In the Grace of Your Love • DFA

10:54 AM Trouble Funk • Good Times • In Times Of Trouble • D.E.T.T.

10:52 AM Pujol • Tiny Gods (Singularity) • Nasty, Brutish and Short • Saddle Creek

10:49 AM Donovan's Brain • All Fall Down • The Great Leap Forward • Career

10:45 AM Alejandro Escovedo • Irene Wilde • Bourbonitis Blues • Bloodshot

10:41 AM The Pursuit Of Happiness • Something Physical • One Sided Story • Chyrsalis

10:37 AM Azita • Stars or Fish • Disturbing the Air • Drag City

10:32 AM Janie Jones • Gunning For You • We're In Love With The World Of Janie Jones • R.P.M.

10:28 AM We Were Promised Jetpacks • Picture Of Health • In the Pit of the Stomach • FatCat

10:24 AM Tom Verlaine • Shingaling • Songs and other things • Thrill Jockey

10:21 AM R. Stevie Moore • I've Begun To Fall In Love • Phonography • Flamingo

10:18 AM Fuzzy • Glad Again • Electric Juices • TAG Recordings

10:14 AM Jean Claude Vannier • La Vie En Live • Roses Rouge Sang • Finders Keepers

10:08 AM JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound • I Can See Everything • Want More • Bloodshot

10:06 AM Dogs Die In Hot Cars • Godhopping • Please Describe Yourself • V2

10:01 AM The Smiths • Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me • Strangeways, Here We Come • Rhino

9:57 AM Robyn Hitchcock • You Remind Me Of You • Luxor • Editions PAF

9:52 AM Jonti • Nightshift In Blue • Twirligig • Stones Throw

9:50 AM The Fifth Dimension • Another Day, Another Heartache • The Very Best of The Fifth Dimension • Camden

9:45 AM Sparks • The Director Never Yelled 'Cut' • Exotic Creatures Of The Deep • Lil' Beethoven

9:42 AM The Lucksmiths • Even Stevens • Where Were We? • Matinee

9:38 AM Joe Henry • Odetta • Reverie • ANTI-

9:33 AM Wilco • Sunloathe • The Whole Moon • dBpm

9:30 AM Timbuk3 • Hairstyles and Attitudes • Greetings From Timbuk3 • IRS

9:26 AM Helen Money • In Tune • In Tune • Table of the Elements

9:21 AM Bonnie "Prince" Billy • Night Noises • Wolfroy Goes To Town • Drag City

9:18 AM Ornette Coleman with the London Symphony Orchestra • Place In Space • Skies Of America • Columbia

9:14 AM Massive Attack • Risingson • Mezzanine • Virgin

9:08 AM Jeffrey Lewis • Time Trades • A Turn in the Dream-Songs • Rough Trade

9:06 AM Swanee Caldwell • Radar Blues, Part 1 • Truck Driver Songs • Starday

9:00 AM The Sugarplastic • Soft Jingo • Bang, The Earth Is Round • DGC

Saturday, October 15, 2011

October 15, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

An extra hour today, but back to three hours next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CST) at

12:53 PM Andrew Hill • Tired Trade • Black Fire • Blue Note

12:51 PM The Mekons • Arthur's Angel • Ancient & Modern •Bloodshot

12:43 PM Badfinger • We're For The Dark • No Dice • Apple

12:40 PM Pajama Club • These Are Conditions • Pajama Club •Lester

12:36 PM Kaito u.k. • Enemyline • Band Red • Spin Art

12:32 PM Fastbacks • Kind Of Game • Zucker • Sub Pop

12:29 PM McLusky • Whiteliberalonwahiteliberalaction • My Pain and Sadness Is More Sad and Painful Than Yours • Fuzzbox

12:26 PM Feist • The Bad in Each Other • Metals • Cherrytree

12:20 PM DJ Shadow • Run for Your Life • The Less You Know, The Better • Verve

12:16 PM PJ Harvey • Legs • Rid Of Me • Island

12:13 PM Shriekback • My Spine Is The Bass Line • Care •Warner Bros.

12:08 PM Yeah Yeah Yeahs • Maps • Fever To Tell •Interscope

12:05 PM P76 • Headed Straight For The Sun • Into The Sun •Zip

12:02 PM Panoramic & True • Sweet Streets • unreleased •unreleased

11:58 AM The Black Keys • Just a Little Heat • Magic Potion •Nonesuch

11:56 AM Esquerita • Rockin' The Joint • Night Train To Nashville: Music City Rhythm & Blues 1945-1970 •Lost Highway

11:53 AM Dreamers Of The Ghetto • State Of A Dream •Enemy/Lover • Temporary Residence Ltd.

11:47 AM Rocket From The Tombs • Sister Love Train • Barfly• Fire

11:43 AM Kansas • What's On My Mind • Leftoverture •Kirshner

11:39 AM The Decemberists • The Crane Wife 3 • The Crane Wife • Capitol

11:34 AM Ultramagnetic MC's • Ain't It Good To You • Critical Beatdown • Next Plateau

11:30 AM HTRK • Eat Yr Heart • Work (work, work) • Ghostly International

11:27 AM The Gories • Nitroglycerine • I Know You Be Houserockin' • Crypt

11:23 AM Circulatory System • Tiny Concerts • Signal Morning • Cloud

11:19 AM Cave • Adam Roberts • Neverendless • Drag City

11:14 AM My Dad Is Dead • Too Far Gone • The Taller You Are, The Shorter You Get • Homestead

11:06 AM Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake • Sakti/Shiva •From The River To The Ocean • Thrill Jockey

11:04 AM Wire • Germ Ship • Read And Burn 01 • Pink Flag

11:01 AM Zola Jesus • In Your Nature • Conatus • Sacred Bones

10:56 AM Pat Benatar • We Live For Love • In The Heat Of The Night • Chrysalis

10:54 AM Sonic Youth • Waist • Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star • DGC

10:52 AM The Beatles • Young Blood • Live At The BBC •Apple

10:49 AM Twin Sister • Spain • In Heaven • Domino

10:44 AM Cleaning Ladys • She Won't French Kiss • She Won't French Kiss 7" • Big Desk

10:41 AM Christina Bautista • I Don't Want You • Gold Parts EP • Local 638

10:38 AM Project Film • Spent Chicago • Chicago • Tandem Shop

10:30 AM Traffic • Dear Mr. Fantasy • Mr. Fantasy • Island

10:27 AM Evidence • James Hendrix • Cats & Dogs •Rhymesayers

10:23 AM Everything But The Girl • Another Bridge •Everything But The Girl • Sire

10:18 AM Dâm-Funk • Don't You Know (That This Funk Iz Real) • InnaFocusedDaze EP • Scion A/V

10:15 AM Club 8 • The Girl With The Northern Soul Collection •Spring Came, Rain Fell • Hidden Agenda

10:10 AM Mates Of State • Basement Money • Mountaintops •Barsuk

10:02 AM Booker T. & the M.G.'s • Medley: Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard/Polythene Pam/She Came In Through The Bathroom Window/I Want You (She's So Heavy)• McLemore Avenue • Stax

9:56 AM Califone • Face Under Hat/Old Streetside •Deceleration One • Perishable

9:51 AM Roll The Dice • The Skull Has Built Into The Tool • In Dust • Leat

9:45 AM Low Skies • To Fail You • All the Love I Could Find •Flameshovel

9:41 AM The Jayhawks • Guilder Annie • Mockingbird Time •Rounder

9:38 AM The Toms • Sun • Yellow Pills: Prefill • Numero Group

9:34 AM The Weather Prophets • Almost Prayed • Diesel River •Creation/TriStar

9:29 AM Archie Shepp • Attica Blues • Freedom Rhythm & Sound: Revolutionary Jazz & The Civil Rights Movement 1963-82 • Soul Jazz

9:25 AM Crooked Fingers • The Counterfeiter • Breaks in the Armor • Merge

9:20 AM Sebadoh • Weed Against Speed • Harmacy • Sub Pop

9:16 AM Ladytron • 90 Degrees • Gravity the Seducer •Artwerk

9:13 AM Steve Dawson • Sweet Is The Anchor • Sweet Is The Anchor • Undertow

9:07 AM Kid Creole & The Coconuts • Blow Me Up • I Wake Up Screaming • Strut

9:04 AM Veronica Falls • Stephen • Veronica Falls •Slumberland

9:01 AM Franz Ferdinand • Eleanor Put Your Boots On • You Could Have It So Much Better • Domino

Saturday, October 1, 2011

October 1, 2011 CHIRP Radio Playlist

This week, trainee Abbey did two wonderful sets, moving one step closer to becoming a full fledged DJ. I'll be back in two weeks, on Saturday, October 15, 2011, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:55AM Split Enz Walking Down A Road from Mental Notes (Mushroom)

11:52AM Astronautalis Contrails (featuring Tegan Quin) from This Is Our Science (Fake Four Inc.)

11:49AM Gene The Accidental from Drawn To The Deep End (Polydor)

11:44AM Make Believe Fumio Nambata Had A Farm from Shock Of Being (Flameshovel)

11:41AM The Birds Those Magic Words from The Collectors' Guide To Rare British Birds (Deram)

11:37AM St. Vincent Year of the Tiger from Strange Mercy (4AD)

11:30AM Sly & The Family Stone Just Like A Baby from There's A Riot Goin' On (Epic/Legacy)

11:28AM Nurses Through The Window from Dracula (Dead Oceans)

11:26AM Pete Rock & CL Smooth Act Like You Know from Mecca & The Soul Brother (Elektra)

11:19AM Myracle Brah Message '78 from The Myracle Brah (Not Lame)

11:16AM The Detroit Cobras Leave My Kitten Alone from Tied & True (Bloodshot)

11:14AM Heavy Times No Plans from Chicago Cassette Compilation (twosyllable)

11:10AM Boston Spaceships Speed Bumps from Let It Beard (Guided By Voices Inc.)

11:06AM Walking Bicycles Killing Time from Walking Bicycles (self-released)

11:02AM Hilly Michaels Calling All Girls from Calling All Girls (Warner Brothers)

10:58AM House Of Freaks Sun Gone Down from Tantilla (Rhino Handmade)

10:55AM Megafaun Second Friend from Megafaun (Hometapes)

10:52AM The Small Faces Here Come The Nice from There Are But Four Small Faces (Immediate)


10:46AM The Echocentrics Jardim (featuring Tita Lima) from Sunshadows (Ubiquity)

10:41AM Ohbijou Niagra from Metal Meets (Last Gang)

10:39AM The Magnetic Fields 100,000 Fireflies from The Wayward Bus / Distant Plastic Trees (Merge)

10:33AM Zola Jesus Vessel from Conatus (Sacred Bones)

10:29AM The Mountain Goats Letter From Belgium from We Shall All Be Healed (4AD)

10:25AM Aesop Rock No Regrets from Labor Days (Definitive Jux)


10:21AM The Last She Don't Know Why I'm Here from L.A. Explosion (Bomp!)

10:18AM YAWN Keep Up from Open Season (self-released)

10:14AM The Reducers My Problem (with Mark Mulcahy) from Guitars, Bass & Drums (Rave On)

10:07AM Todd Rundgren Something To Fall Back On from A Capella (Warner Bros.)

10:04AM Kaspar Hauser Diamonds from The Sons (Spacesuit)

10:01AM Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Yesterday, Never from Hysterical (self-released)

9:57AM The Rosebuds Life Like from Life Like (Merge)

9:54AM Neil Diamond Red, Red Wine from The Bang Years 1966-1968 (Columbia/Legacy)

9:51AM Active Child High Priestess from You Are All I See (Vagrant)

9:46AM The Hang Ups Second Story from Second Story (Restless/Clean)

9:42AM Wilco Black Moon from The Whole Love (dBpm)

9:40AM Erykah Badu Didn't Cha Know? from Mama's Gun (Motown)

9:33AM The Housemartins Think for a Minute from London O Hull 4 (Elektra/Asylum )

9:30AM Jim Baker Is It Still Mime If There Deaf from More Questions Than Answers (Delmark)

9:28AM Laura Marling Salinas from A Creature I Don't Know (Ribbon)

9:21AM Roxy Music Could It Happen To Me? from Siren (Virgin)

9:17AM Balam Acab Oh, Why from Wander/Wonder (Tri Angle)

9:14AM Anni Rossi The West Coast from Rockwell (4AD)

9:09AM Glen Campbell Hold On Hope from Ghost On The Canvas (Surfdog)

9:05AM Gem Club Black Ships from Breakers (Hardly Art)

9:02AM Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Politely Declined from Scared Famous (Human Ear Music)

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)