Saturday, June 30, 2012

June 30, 2012 CHIRP Radio Playlist

I'm doing a show tomorrow from 6 to 9PM (CDT) at

11:54 AM Talking Heads • Warning Sign • The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads • Sire

11:52 AM The Goldstars • It's All About You • Purple Girlfriend • Pravda

11:49 AM Chain and the Gang • Where Does All The Time Go? • In Cool Blood • K

11:44 AM The Strokes • Ask Me Anything • First Impressions of Earth • RCA

11:42 AM The Intelligence • Hippy Provider • Everybody's Got it Easy But Me • In The Red

11:37 AM Gary Numan • War Songs • I, Assassin • Beggars Banquet

11:33 AM Nice Face • Summer Shake • Horizon Fires • HoZac

11:30 AM Radio Birdman • 455 SD • Living Eyes • Witness

11:26 AM Tommy Keene • Love Is A Dangerous Thing • Sleeping On A Rollercoaster • Matador

11:22 AM Black Tusk • Mass Devotion • Set the Dial • Relapse

11:19 AM Mudhoney • Pump It Up • Freedom Of Choice • Caroline

11:14 AM Killer Mike • R.A.P. Music • R.A.P. Music • Williams Street

11:08 AM Poly Styrene • No Rockefeller • Generation Indigo • Future Noise Music

11:05 AM Volcano! • Piñata • Piñata • Leaf

11:02 AM The Animals • I'm In Love Again • The Singles + • BR Music

Notes: 1966. Cover of a Fats Domino tune.

10:57 AM Klaus Nomi • Total Eclipse • Klaus Nomi • RCA

10:54 AM Jason Ringenberg • Broken Whiskey Glass • Best Tracks and Side Tracks 1979-2007 • Yep Roc

10:50 AM Niki and the Dove • Last Night • Instinct • Sub Pop

10:46 AM Michael Yonkers Band • Jasontown • Microminiature Love • Sub Pop

10:43 AM King Tuff • Stupid Superstar • King Tuff • Sub Pop

10:39 AM Sweet • Lost Angels • Off The Record • RCA

10:34 AM Liars • Flood to Flood • WIXIW • Mute

10:30 AM Cloud Cult • Alien Christ • The Meaning of 8 • Earthology

10:27 AM The Jack Rubies • Be With You • Fascination Vacation • TVT

10:21 AM Etta James • You Got It • Chicago Soul: Electric Blues, Funk & Soul • Soul Jazz

10:19 AM Jale • Storm • So Wound • Sub Pop

10:15 AM Cookie Duster • Two Feet Stand Up • When Flying Was Easy • SQE

10:10 AM Louis and the Hunt • Day Trip • Louis and the Hunt EP • seld-released

10:04 AM Kandodo • Kandodo • Kandodo • Thrill Jockey

10:01 AM Maximo Park • Write This Down • National Health • V2

9:56 AM Natalie Duncan • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds • Yellow Submarine Resurfaces • MOJO

9:53 AM Parliament • I Can Move You (If You Let Me) • Up For The Down Stroke • Mercury

9:50 AM Beachwood Sparks • Tarnished Gold • The Tarnished Gold • Sub Pop

9:45 AM Pavement • Harness Your Hopes • Brighten The Corners: Nicene Creedence Ed. • Matador

9:42 AM Edmund II • Clouds Came To The Street • Floating Monk • self-released

9:40 AM Ringo Starr • Wrack My Brain • Stop And Smell The Roses • The Right Stuff

9:34 AM Cate Le Bon • Shoeing the Bones • Me Oh My • The Control Group

9:31 AM Kevin Tihista's Red Terror • Don't Breathe A Word • Don't Breathe A Word • Atlantic

9:27 AM Bobby Womack • The Bravest Man In The Universe • The Bravest Man In The Universe • XL

9:23 AM The Microphones • I Felt My Size (Acoustic) • Disc Two: Other Songs & Destroyed Versions • K

9:18 AM Supreme Cuts • Belly • Whispers In The Dark • Dovecote

9:15 AM Cream • Anyone For Tennis • The Very Best Of Cream • Polydor

9:08 AM Mike Reed's People, Places & Things • Old • Clean on the Corner • 482 Music

9:06 AM Oneida • Charlemagne • The Wedding • Jagjaguwar

9:03 AM Finn Brothers • Last Day in June • Finn Brothers • Discovery

Saturday, June 23, 2012

June 23, 2012 CHIRP Radio Playlist

Back after a week off, with lots of cool new music in rotation. Tune in next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

11:58 a.m. Afrika Bambaataa Planet Rock from Looking For The Perfect Beat 1980-1985 Tommy Boy

11:50 a.m. Ross Supersonic Spacewalk from Supersonic Spacewalk Munster

11:48 a.m. Pujol Keeper Of Atlantis from United States Of Being Saddle Creek

11:43 a.m. Ambrose Slade Knocking Nails Into My House from Ballzy Fontana

11:41 a.m. Cocaine 80s Take My Keys from Express OG EP self-released

11:38 a.m. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Genetic Engineering from Dazzle Ships Virgin

11:33 a.m. Death From Above 1979 You're a Woman, I'm a Machine from You're a Woman, I'm a Machine Vice

11:30 a.m. Saint Etienne I've Got Your Music from Words and Music By Saint Etienne Heavenly

11:26 a.m. The Krinkles Summertime from Revenge Of The Krinkles Mordorloff

11:21 a.m. Lake Of Dracula Green-Glassed Moves from Lake Of Dracula Skin Graft

11:18 a.m. Fred Schneider Whip from Just Fred Reprise

11:14 a.m. Oddisee Do It All from People Hear What They Want To Hear Mello Music Group

11:08 a.m. The Wedding Present Rocket from Hit Parade 2 RCA

11:05 a.m. Ladyhawke Anxiety from Anxiety Modular

11:02 a.m. The Hives Wait A Minute from Lex Hives The Hives

10:57 a.m. Sparkwood Wonderin' Why from The La La Crutch Sparkwood

10:54 a.m. Jaill Madness from Traps Sub Pop

10:52 a.m. Bobby Sutliff I Believe in Love from Bitter Fruit Not Lame

10:49 a.m. Rich Allen & The Ebonistics Echoes Of November from Echoes Of November 7" Groovey Grooves

10:43 a.m. Bird Names My Baby's a Lady from Metabolism: A Salute to the Energy of the Sun Northern Spy

10:41 a.m. Muddy Waters Forty Days And Forty Nights from The Anthology MCA/Chess

10:37 a.m. Giant Giant Sand Plane Of Existence from Tuscon Fire

10:33 a.m. Tom Waits Lie To Me from Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards ANTI-

10:30 a.m. Summer Girlfriends 28 Days from Shockwaves Addenda

10:25 a.m. Pizzicato Five Kimono from Ca et la du Japan Tokyo/Heat Wave

10:19 a.m. Phil Manzanera Big Day from Diamond Head EG

10:17 a.m. Guided By Voices Jon the Croc from Class Clown Spots A UFO Guided By Voices Inc.

10:13 a.m. Bad Lieutenant Shine Like The Sun from Never Cry Another Tear Triple Echo

10:08 a.m. Frisbie Yes Impossible from New Debut Appendix

10:04 a.m. Azealia Banks Liquorice from 1991 EP Interscope

10:01 a.m. Squeeze Separate Beds from Argybargy A & M

9:56 a.m. The Pearlfishers Todd Is God from Sky Meadows Marina

9:52 a.m. Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio I Can't Give You Anything But Love from Lester Young with The Oscar Peterson Trio Verve

9:49 a.m. Metric Lost Kitten from Synthetica Mom + Pop

9:46 a.m. The American Analog Set Promise of Love from Promise of Love Tiger Style

9:43 a.m. Billy Bragg Little Time Bomb from Workers Playtime Elektra

9:41 a.m. These United States So Sweet To Be Back from These United States United Interests

9:38 a.m. Joni Mitchell Car On A Hill from Court And Spark Elektra

9:30 a.m. Peaking Lights Midnight from Lucifer Mexican Summer

9:28 a.m. EnzSO My Mistake from EnzSO Epic

9:21 a.m. Red House Painters Michigan from Old Ramon Sub Pop

9:19 a.m. Dusty Springfield Mama Said from A Girl Called Dusty Mercury

9:15 a.m. Calibro 35 New Delhi Deli from Any Resemblance to Real Persons Or Actual Facts Is Purely Coincidental Nublu

9:10 a.m. Bobby Womack Nothin' Can Save Ya (featuring Fatoumata Diawara)from The Bravest Man In The Universe XL

9:07 a.m. Bahamas Snowplow from Barchords Brushfire

9:02 a.m. The dB's She Won't Drive In The Rain Anymore from Falling Off The Sky Bar/None

Saturday, June 9, 2012

June 9, 2012 CHIRP Radio Playlist

I'm off next Saturday. I'll be back on the air Saturday, June 23, 2012, from 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

9:01 AM Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos • Sunshine • Sun Araw & M. Geddes Gengras Meet The Congos • Icon Eye

9:07 AM James Iha • Be Strong Now • Let It Come Down • Virgin

9:09 AM Langhorne Slim & the Law • Found My Heart • The Way We Move • Ramseur

9:15 AM Rumer • A Man Needs A Maid • Boys Don't Cry • Atlantic

9:19 AM Coins • One of Them Fools • Recital Pressures • Plustapes

9:22 AM Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros • I Don't Want To Pray • Here • Vagrant

9:26 AM Sigur Rós • Varoeldur • Valtari • XL

9:32 AM Ann Peebles • I Pity The Fool • Straight From The Heart • Hi

9:35 AM Acid House Kings • Say Yes • Pop, Look and Listen! • Marsh Marigold

9:38 AM ABC • Many Happy Returns • The Lexicon Of Love • Mercury

9:42 AM The Lijadu Sisters • Reincarnation • Sunshine • Knitting Factory

9:46 AM All Girl Summer Fun Band • Lipsmacker Kiss • Summer of '98 • Magic Marker

9:48 AM The Tallest Man On Earth • Revelation Blues • There's No Leaving Now • Dead Oceans

9:54 AM Jerry Lee Lewis • What's Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made A Loser Out Of Me) • A Whole Lotta...Jerry Lee Lewis • Salvo

9:56 AM Morrissey • To Me You Are A Work Of Art • Ringleader of the Tormentors • Sanctuary/Attack

10:01 AM Prince • Controversy • Controversy • Warner Bros.

10:08 AM Lemonade • Sinead • Diver • True Panther Sounds

10:15 AM George Harrison • If Not For You • All Things Must Pass • Apple

10:19 AM The Walkmen • The Witch • Heaven • Fat Possum

10:22 AM My My My • Sadder At The Seams • Conjugation Nation • My My My

10:27 AM Friendzone • Near • Collection I • self-released

10:30 AM Diagrams • Ghost Lit • Black Light • Full Time Hobby

10:33 AM Cat Power • Naked, If I Want To • Jukebox • Matador

10:37 AM The Move • Brontosaurus • Looking On • Fly

10:42 AM Cheap Trick • California Man • Heaven Tonight • Epic

10:45 AM Evans the Death • I'm So Unclean • Evans the Death • Slumberland

10:50 AM Saint Etienne • Last Days Of Disco • Words and Music By Saint Etienne • Heavenly

10:54 AM James Blood Ulmer • We Bop • Black Rock • Columbia

10:56 AM Evangelicals • Paperback Suicide • The Evening Descends • Dead Oceans

11:01 AM L.L. Cool J • Go Cut Creator Go • Bigger And Deffer • Def Jam

11:05 AM Off! • Feelings Are Meant To Be Hurt • Off! • Vice

11:06 AM The Pine Valley Cosmonauts • My Window Faces the South • Salute the Majesty of Bob Wills • Bloodshot

11:09 AM The Flies • I'm Not Your Stepping Stone • The Freakbeat Scene • Deram

11:13 AM Broken Water • Paranoid • Tempest • Hardly Art

11:16 AM Radar Eyes • South Side • Radar Eyes • Plustapes

11:20 AM The Go-Go's • Stuck In My Car • God Bless The Go-Go's • Beyond

11:25 AM Deep Purple • Speed King • In Rock • EMI

11:30 AM Future Of The Left • I am the Least of Your Problems • The Plot Against Common Sense • Xtra Mile

11:33 AM The Advantage • Goonies 2 • The Advantage • 5RC

11:36 AM The Cardigans • Erase/Rewind • Gran Turismo • Mercury

11:40 AM Blockhead • The Robin Byrd Era • Interludes After Midnight • Ninja Tune

11:45 AM East River Pipe • Summer Boy • We Live In Rented Rooms • Merge

11:49 AM Royal Thunder • Sleeping Witch • CVI • Relapse

11:56 AM Starflyer 59 • Duel Overhead Cam • Easy Come Easy Go 1994-2000 • Tooth And Nail

Saturday, June 2, 2012

June 2, 2012 CHIRP Radio Playlist

First show of June with plenty of requests -- thanks everybody! Back on next Saturday, 9AM to Noon (CDT) at

9:01 AM Robbie Fulks Jeannie's Afraid Of the Dark from 13 Hillbilly Giants (Bloodshot)

9:04 AM Bettie Serveert Cut 'N Dried from Log 22 (Palomine)

9:07 AM Amanda Mair Sense from Amanda Mair (Labrador)

9:14 AM Thelonious Monk Hackensack from Live At The Jazz Workshop (Columbia)

9:19 AM St. Vincent Hysterical Strength from Strange Mercy (4AD)

9:23 AM Raphael Saadiq Keep Marchin' from The Way I See It (Columbia)

9:26 AM Orcas Until Then from Orcas (Morr Music)

9:31 AM Lee Hazlewood No Train To Stockholm from The LHI Years: Singles, Nudes & Backsides (1966-71) (Light In The Attic)

9:33 AM For Against Stranded In Greenland from December (Chameleon)

9:39 AM Canasta An Apology from We Were Set Up (Broken Middle C)

9:41 AM Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown Lullaby Of Birdland from Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown (EmArcy)

9:45 AM Allo Darlin' Northern Lights from Europe (Slumberland)

9:50 AM Felix Blessing Part I from Oh Holy Molar (kranky)

9:53 AM Roxy Music In every Dream Home a Heartache from For Your Pleasure (Virgin)

9:58 AM Amor de Dias Wandering from Street of the Love of Days (Merge)

10:01 AM Many Places Black Houses from Another Oath (Tandem Shop)

10:04 AM Sparks National Crime Awareness Week from National Crime Awareness Week CD Single (Finiflex)

10:07 AM Broadcast before we begin from Haha Sound (Warp)

10:13 AM 20/20 Remember The Lightning from 20/20 (Oglio)

10:16 AM Nick Waterhouse Time's All Gone Pt. 1 from Time's All Gone (Innovative Leisure)

10:17 AM Catfish Haven Ready To Die from Good Friends (Secretly Canadian)

10:24 AM The Who Armenia City In The Sky from The Who Sell Out (Polydor)

10:27 AM I Self Devine To Be Needed from The Sound Of Low Class Amerika (Rhymesayers)

10:30 AM Ladytron Sugar from Witching Hour (Island)

10:35 AM Freedy Johnston Bad Reputation from Perfect World (Elektra)

10:38 AM The Mynabirds Body Of Work from GENERALS (Saddle Creek)

10:41 AM Peter Holsapple Death Garage from Big Black Truck 7" (Car)

10:48 AM Neneh Cherry & The Thing Too Tough To Die from The Cherry Thing (Smalltown Supersound)

10:53 AM Mary Timony Poison Moon from Mountains (Matador)

10:56 AM The Vertabrats Left In The Dark from A Thousand Day Dream (Parasol)

11:00 AM El-P Oh Hail No (with Mr. Motherfucking Exquire and Danny Brown) from Cancer For Cure (Fat Possum)

11:04 AM Secular Joy Threshold of Whatever from Made For Better Things (Unhinged)

11:09 AM Cymbals Eat Guitars Wavelengths from Lenses Alien (Barsuk)

11:14 AM Alice Cooper You Drive Me Nervous from Killer (Warner Bros.)

11:16 AM Rob He Shall Live In You from Make It Fast, Make It Slow (Soundway)

11:20 AM The Apples in Stereo Other from Electronic Projects For Musicians (Yep Roc)

11:24 AM The Bangs Getting Out of Hand from Children Of Nuggets (Rhino)

11:26 AM King Of Prussia The Shake Shake from Transmissions from the Grand Strand (self-released)

11:30 AM Hot Chip (Just Like We) Breakdown from The Warning (Astralwerks)

11:36 AM The Rolling Stones I Just Want To Make Love To You from Singles Collection -- The London Years (ABKCO)

11:38 AM Death Grips The Fever (Aye Aye) from The Money Store (Epic)

11:41 AM The Rapture Sister Saviour from Echoes (Universal)

11:47 AM The Smoking Popes Grab Your Heart and Run from Complete Control Sessions (Side One Dummy)

11:50 AM Rachel's Systems/Layers from Systems/Layers (Quarterstick)

11:54 AM Eddy Grant Living On The Frontline from Walking On Sunshine (Ice)