Friday, April 19, 2019

4/19/19 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

Gospel tunes and a couple of songs referencing spirituality for this Good Friday. Plus new music from Bibio, Fumi Tomita, Anderson .Paak, Phonte, Weyes Blood, dotstokyo, Broken Social Scene, iri, Lucky Tapes, The Chemical Brothers & more.

R.I.P. Shawn Smith (Brad, Pigeonhed, etc. 1965-2019)

The Cinematic Orchestra - Lessons
bohemianvoodoo - morning glow
Nori Tani - My Lady
Norman Connors - The Creator Has a Master Plan (Peace) [Pharoah Sanders cover]
Chuck Mangione - Chase the Clouds Away R
Astrud Gilberto with Stanley Turrentine - Ponteio R
Kokoroko - Ti-de
Gabor Szabo - Amazon R
Bibio - Erdaydidder-Erdiddar
Fumi Tomita - Second Bakery Attack

Nina Simone - Let It Be Me
Prince - Mary, Don't You Weep [from Piano & a Microphone 1983]
Mahalia Jackson - Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
Ray Charles - There'll Be No Peace Without All Men As One
The Rippingtons - Intimate Strangers R
Lee Fields & the Expressions - Love Is the Answer
Aretha Franklin - Spirit in the Rain
Stevie Wonder - Blowin' in the Wind [Bob Dylan cover]
Anderson .Paak - King James
The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
Beastie Boys - Bodhisattva Vow
Phonte - Can We
Marvin Gaye - Wholy Holy
Brad - The Day Brings

Sufjan Stevens - Casimir Pulaski Day
Weyes Blood - Wild Time
Radiohead - Paranoid Android
米津玄師 Kenshi Yonezu - アイヌクライヌ Eine Kleine
・・・・・・・・・ [dots Tokyo] - しづかの海 Shizuka no Umi [Quiet Sea]
Broken Social Scene - Boyfriends
Spangle call lilli line - tesla
iri - Wonderland
Lucky Tapes featuring Chara - Lonely Lonely
The Chemical Brothers - We've Got to Try

Empire of the Sun - Old Flavours

Friday, April 12, 2019

4/12/19 My Little Corner of the World :: Vinylthon / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

Did an all vinyl set in celebration of Vinylthon, which KTUH is participating on Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14. More information on Vinylthon can be found on the event's website.

Featured some of my favorite discoveries from going through the vinyl vault for the past six years as a KTUH DJ, and a couple from my (very small) personal collection. Also lucky enough to find requests on vinyl.

Oliver Nelson Septet - Stolen Moments
Lonnie Liston Smith - A Chance for Peace
George Benson - Breezin'
Herbie Hancock - Empty Pockets
Bill Evans - Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (from The Interplay Sessions)
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - In a Sentimental Mood
Nina Simone - Go to Hell
Tower of Power - Squib Cakes R
Chuck Mangione - Soft R

Chet Baker - Moon and Sand
Angela Bofill - I Try R
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Lamento
Cal Tjader & Charlie Byrd - San Francisco River
Toumani Diabaté - Jarabi
Fantastic Plastic Machine - Pure Saudade (Nova Bossa Nova) [Optiganally Mix]
Caetano Veloso - Outras Palavras
The Mahotella Queens - Umcole Kawopheli (from Soweto Never Stops)
Irewolede Denge & Dickson Oludaiye - Orin Asape Eko (from Juju Roots)
King Sunny Ade - Sunny Ti De Ariya
Hugh Masekela - Blues for Huey
Roy Ayers Ubiquity - Mystic Voyage

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
Dionne Warwick - Walk On By
Aura - Yesterday's Love
David Bowie - A New Career in a New Town
Towa Tei - Phatnova
Cocteau Twins - Cherry-Coloured Funk
CHVRCHES - The Mother We Share
Sonic Youth - Teen Age Riot
R.E.M. - Harborcoat
Dinosaur Jr. - Little Fury Things
Winterpills - Amazing Sky
Andrew Bird - So Much Wine (from "The Crown Salesman" 7")

Friday, April 5, 2019

4/5/19 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

New music to this program from The Cinematic Orchestra, bohemianvoodoo, Brittany Anjou, Minyo Crusaders, Kokoroko, Anderson .Paak, Tame Impala, Crumb, The Chemical Brothers, mitsume & more.

American Football featuring Rachel Goswell - I Can't Feel You
The Cinematic Orchestra featuring Grey Reverend - Zero One / This Fantasy
The Comet is Coming - Because the End is Really the Beginning
Lonnie Liston Smith & the Cosmic Echoes - Aspirations
Amina Figarova - Explorations
Chris Connor - Lullaby of Birdland
Duke Ellington - Isfahan
Nori Tani - My Lady
Oliver Nelson - In a Japanese Garden
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Sue Ann R
bohemianvoodoo - Once upon a moon
Brittany Anjou - Hard Boiled Soup

Etienne Charles - One for Señor
Minyo Crusaders - Kushimoto Bushi (Cumbia)
Alfredo Rodríguez & Pedrito Martínez - Duologue
Kokoroko - Abusey Junction
Robohands - Lament
Theon Cross - CIYA
Noname - Regal
Anderson .Paak featuring Smokey Robinson - Make It Better
Lee Fields & the Expressions - It Rains Love
Durand Jones & the Indications - What I Know About You
Marvin Gaye - Symphony (Salaam Remi LP Mix)
CHEEZE - Love You 好きだ (bye) 

The Japanese House - Everybody Hates Me 
CHAI - Curly Adventure
Mariana in our Heads - Anemone
YUKI - 坂道のメロディ Sakamichi no Melody 
Tame Impala - Patience 
Last Dinosaurs - Italo Disco
Benny Sings - Dreamin'
Crumb - Part III
The Chemical Brothers - Got to Keep On
m-flo loves 日之内エミ Emi Hinouchi, Ryohei, Emyli, Yoshika & LISA - love comes and goes
Bump of Chicken - Hello, world!
ミツメ mitsume - なめらかな日々 Namerakana Hibi

Monday, April 1, 2019

4/1/19 Unfun Radio (SUB) / KTUH Mon. 1-3pm

Subbing in for DJ Hang-the DJDemocracy Now at noon as usual, followed by two hours of Punk Rock and whatever floats outside that rim.

New music from The Coathangers, Foals, PUP & more.

Interpol - The Rover
Parquet Courts - Wide Awake
Gang of Four - Not Great Men
The Slits - Typical Girls
LCD Soundsystem - Movement
Suicide - Ghost Rider
Les Savy Fav - Meet Me in the Dollar Bin
The (International) Noise Conspiracy - Capitalism Stole My Virginity
Stereolab - The Noise of Carpet
The Damned - Smash It Up
The Jam - Going Underground
The Beat featuring Pato Banton - Pato and Roger a Go Talk
Joy Division - Warsaw
Shonen Knife - Welcome to the Rock Club
CHAI - Choose Go!
Descendents - Without Love

The Coathangers - Bimbo
Alvvays - Your Type
Lifetime - Anchor
Nomeansno - Brainless Wonder
The Mars Volta - Back Up Against the Wall [Circle Jerks cover]
Cursive - Some Red-Handed Sleight of Hand
Strike Anywhere - Chorus of One
Thursday - Concealer
Foals - Exits
Butthole Surfers - Human Cannonball
Six Finger Satellite - Parlour Games
Buzzcocks - Breakdown
Devo - Mongoloid
PUP - Kids
Talking Heads - Crosseyed and Painless
Friendly Fires - Photobooth
New Order - Ultraviolence

Friday, March 29, 2019

3/29/19 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

A block of music from Scott Walker and The Walker Brothers in tribute to the legendary Pop and Avant Garde musician. Plus new music from Alfa Mist, Vijay Iyer & Craig Taborn, FKJ, Stella Donnelly, Nilüfer Yanya, Masayuki Suzuki, ORESAMA & more.

Noel Scott Engel (a.k.a. Scott Walker, 1943 - 2019)
Keith Flint (The Prodigy, 1969 - 2019)
Roger Charlery (a.k.a. Ranking Roger [The Beat], 1963 - 2019)

細野晴臣 Haruomi Hosono - 薔薇と野獣 Bara to Yajū [Rose & Beast] (new ver.)
Norman Connors - You Are My Starship
Alfa Mist - Retainer
The Comet Is Coming - Birth of Creation
Amina Figarova - Tumbling Prisms
Vijay Iyer & Craig Taborn - S.H.A.R.D.S.
Theon Cross featuring Moses Boyd & Nubya Garcia - Panda Village
Ryo Fukui - Sonora

bohemianvoodoo - 石の教会 Ishi no Kyōkai [Stone Church] (album ver.)
Steve Lacy [Jazz] - Louise
Steve Lacy [R&B] - Dark Red
FKJ - Leave My Home
Durand Jones & the Indications - Too Many Tears
Marvin Gaye - Flyin' High (In the Friendly Sky)
Benny Sings featuring Cornelius - My World

The Walker Brothers - Make It Easy On Yourself
The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
Scott Walker - Funeral Tango
Scott Walker - Montague Terrace (In Blue)
The Walker Brothers - No Regrets R
Scott Walker - The World's Strongest Man
Scott Walker - Farmer in the City

Jimmy Eat World - Firestarter [The Prodigy cover]
American Football featuring Hayley Williams - Uncomfortably Numb
Stella Donnelly - Lunch
Nilüfer Yanya - Angels
Andrew Bird - Olympians
The Beat - Ranking Full Stop
Hot Chip - Atomic Bomb [William Onyeabor cover]
鈴木雅之 Masayuki Suzuki featuring 伊原六花 Rikka Ihara - Love Dramatic
DAOKO × 岡村靖幸 Yasuyuki Okamura - Step Up Love
ORESAMA - ワンダーランドへようこそ Wonderland e Yōkoso [Welcome to Wonderland]
CHAI - Wintime

Friday, March 22, 2019

3/22/19 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

Catching up on past music suggestions, and loads of new music from Meitei, The Comet is Coming, Etienne Charles, Andrew Bird, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Lemaitre, tricot, CHAI, American Football, Myth & Roid, & more.

Plus a short tribute to legendary guitarist Dick Dale and session drummer Hal Blaine (via a classic The 5th Dimension tune he performed on as part of the Wrecking Crew).

R.I.P. Hal Blaine (1929 - 2019) & Dick Dale (1937 - 2019).

Meitei - Chouchin
細野晴臣 Haruomi Hosono - 恋は桃色 Koi wa Momoiro [Love is Pink] (new ver.)
Oliver Nelson - Stolen Moments (Telefon Tel Aviv Remix)
The Comet Is Coming - Timewave Zero
The Breathing Effect - Rising Inside
Amina Figarova - All We Dance
Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin' R
Herbie Hancock - Speak Like a Child R
Nori Tani - Samba de Amigos

ADAM at, jizue & Schroeder-Headz - Colours
Etienne Charles - Dame Lorraine
Tipsy - Mr. Excitement
Beirut - Family Curse
Andrew Bird - Bloodless
Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & the Trinity - Season of the Witch R
The Claypool Lennon Delirium - Boriska
The 5th Dimension - Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In
Maynard Ferguson - The Cheshire Cat Walk R

Benny Sings - Not Enough
Lemaitre - Better Now
The Japanese House - You Seemed So Happy
Durand Jones & the Indications - Walk Away
Steve Lacy - Ryd
tricot - 大発明 Dai Hatsumei [Great Invention]
Dick Dale - Nitro
Dick Dale - Riders in the Sky
CHAI - Choose Go!
Kero Kero Bonito - Swimming
American Football featuring Elizabeth Powell (Land of Talk) - Every Wave to Ever Rise
Myth & Roid - shadowgraph
美波 Minami - カワキヲアメク Kawaki wo Ameku [Crying for Rain]
halca - Sentimental Crisis
Tourist - Emily

Friday, March 15, 2019

3/15/19 Golden Radiothon / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

Back again for this Golden Radiothon. Many thanks again to DJ Ai Kane for subbing my show last week. You can find more of his radio madness on the Heavy Entertainment! Show, every Wednesdays, 9pm-midnight.

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far for this Radiothon, especially during my show. The Golden Radiothon, celebrating KTUH's 50th anniversary, will be going on until March 16, from 6am to 10pm each day. If you'd like to support KTUH, you can call in during those hours at (808) 956-5288, or donate online at

Bill Evans - Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Milt Jackson - Bags' Groove
John Coltrane - Like Sonny
Miles Davis & Sonny Rollins - My Old Flame
Nina Simone - Here Comes the Sun [The Beatles cover]
Oliver Nelson - Stolen Moments
Wayne Shorter - Footprints
Charlie Parker - Stella by Starlight
Henry Mancini - Mr. Lucky Theme

Lonnie Liston Smith and the Cosmic Echoes - Astral Traveling
Marvin Gaye - After the Dance
Hugh Masekela - Night in Tunisia [Dizzy Gillespie cover]
Cal Tjader & Charlie Byrd - Tereza My Love
Jean-Luc Ponty - Egocentric Molecules
SOIL&"PIMP"Sessions - A New Day
Stanley Turrentine - Salt Song
Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66 - Like a Lover
Bebel Gilberto - Os Novos Yorkinos
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Lamento
Wanda de Sah - Tem Do

Sade - Love Is Stronger Than Pride
Durand Jones & the Indications - Circles
Aretha Franklin - Walk On By [Dionne Warwick cover]
Al Green - Love and Happiness
Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
Benny Sings featuring Mocky - Duplicate
Jesse Colin Young - Morning Sun
Brandi Carlile - The Joke
Cornelius - Star Fruits Surf Rider
Friday Night Plans - Plastic Love [Mariya Takeuchi cover]