Friday, January 17, 2020

1/17/20 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

Bringing in the new school semester with a batch of new music from Caspian, Beck/St. Vincent, Khruangbin & Leon Bridges, Caroline Rose, Friday Night Plans, OKDAL, The Innocence Mission, Shook, Anamanaguchi & Caroline Lufkin, Kami-sama I have noticed, Bombay Bicycle Club & more. Also featured some of the artists inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame this year, and a track from Aloha Got Soul's From These Shores compilation.

Honolulu Jazz Quartet - Honolulu Hang
Dave Brubeck Quartet - Over and Over Again
Chet Baker - You Make Me Feel So Young [Take 5]
Erroll Garner - Afinidad
Martin Denny - Quiet Village
Herbie Mann - Pendulum
Eddie Suzuki - High Tide
Gabor Szabo - Galatea's Guitar
Air - Les professionnels
Linda May Han Oh - Aventurine
Chouchou - Voyager
Caspian - Barfly

The Intruders - I Wanna Know Your Name
Blue Magic - What's Come Over Me
The Delfonics - Can You Remember
Beck - Uneventful Days [St. Vincent Remix]
Towa Tei - Butterfly [Cornelius Remix]
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges - C-Side
George McCrae - You Can Have It All
Ovall - Triangular Pyramid
Kaytranada featuring Durand Bernarr - Freefall
Caroline Rose - Feel the Way I Want
Benny Sings - Not Enough
Friday Night Plans - HONDA
The Doobie Brothers - Listen to the Music
Depeche Mode - Precious
Nine Inch Nails - Right Where It Belongs

Heather Woods Broderick - White Tail
Helado Negro - Pais Nublado
Kings of Convenience - Know-How [single mix]
옥상달빛 OKDAL [Rooftop Moonlight] - Good Night
Mazzy Star - Into Dust
The Innocence Mission - On Your Side
Shook - Lullaby
Ujico* - ぬらりひょん nurarihyon
Anamanaguchi featuring Caroline Lufkin - Sunset By Plane
神様、僕は気づいてしまった [Kami-sama, I have noticed] - 名前のない青 Namae no Nai Ao [Unnamed Shade of Blue]
Swervedriver - Mary Winter
Bombay Bicycle Club - Everything Else Has Gone Wrong

Friday, January 10, 2020

1/10/20 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

Lots of catching up on new music from Ovall, Free Nationals, Android Apartment, Kaytranada, Wild Nothing, Chouchou, La Dispute/Peter Broderick, Duster, J. Robbins, Ujico*, Perfume & more.

R.I.P. Anna Karina (1940 - 2019) & Gershon Kingsley (1922 - 2019)

Chet Baker - Everything Happens to Me [Take 2]
Blossom Dearie - Now at Last
Billie Holiday - Stars Fell on Alabama
Anna Karina - Chansons D'Angela
Pierre Balouh - Samba Saravah
Horace Silver - Que Pasa [Trio Version]
TOKiMONSTA - Dream Chorus
Resavoir featuring Brandee Younger - Taking Flight
Kaddisfly - The Traveler
bohemianvoodoo - Anise
Ovall - Slow Motion Town
Herbie Mann - Don't You Know the Way (How I Feel About You) R
Cannonball Adderley & the Bossa Rio Sextet - Groovy Samba

Piero Piccioni - In Viaggio Attraverso L'Australia
Gershon Kingley - Hey, Hey
Oh Sees - The Experimenter
Santana - Batuka
Ray Brown Orchestra - Go Down Dying
Roy Ayers - Running Away R
Free Nationals - Lester Diamond
Android Apartment - In Other Words
Kaytranada featuring Charlotte Day Wilson - What You Need
Games - Midi Drift
Wild Nothing - Foyer
Cut Copy - Ocean Blue
Beck - Star
Chouchou - Lovers

La Dispute - You Ascendant [Peter Broderick Remix]
Duster - Letting Go
Franz Ferdinand - 40'
Charlotte Gainsbourg - Bombs Away [Toro Y Moi Remix]
Ringo Deathstarr - Stare at the Sun
DIIV - The Spark
Cave In - Winter Window
J. Robbins - Winter Sun
CHAI - Wintime
Ujico* - 雪女 Yuki Onna [Snow Woman]
LiSA - 紅蓮華 Gurenge [Red Lotus]
Perfume - 再生 Saisei [Regeneration]
[.que] - stargazer

Friday, January 3, 2020

1/3/20 Best of 2019: Side B / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

First show of 2020, still looking back on some of my favorite music of the past year.  Resuming "regular episodes" and catching up on requests next week.

Wynton Marsalis - Daily Battles
Amina Figarova - Morning Mist
Andrew Lawrence - Pure Imagination
SOIL&"PIMP"Sessions - Tell a Vision
Vivian Sessoms - In the Making
Quantic featuring Sly5thAve - Orquídea
bohemianvoodoo - Painagama
May Okita - Let's Face the Music and Dance 
CHEEZE - Take Time
Jamael Dean - Kronos
The Comet Is Coming - Timewave Zero
James Blake - Lullaby for My Insomniac

fka Twigs - thousand eyes 
Sudan Archives - Iceland Moss
Anderson .Paak featuring Smokey Robinson - Make It Better
Michael Kiwanuka - Living in Denial 
Taylor McFerrin - All I See Is You
Tuxedo featuring DāM FunK - Extra Texture 
Yuna featuring Tyler, the Creator - Castaway
Kindness - Raise Up
Charlotte Gainsbourg - Bombs Away (Toro y Moi Remix)
Spangle call Lilli line - lay low 
Helado Negro - Fantasma Vaga
Andrew Bird - Bloodless 

Caroline Polachek - The Gate 
Heather Woods Broderick - My Sunny One
Weyes Blood - Movies
Sharon Van Etten - No One's Easy to Love
American Football - Every Wave to Ever Rise
DIIV - For the Guilty
For Tracy Hyde - 櫻の園 Sakura no Sono [The Cherry Orchard] 
SPOOL - Be My Valentine *
Broken Social Scene - Boyfriends
Cö Shu Nie - bullet
まくら Macra Izumi - endroll *
SUGIZO with miwa - A Red Ray
Ken Ishii - Bells of New Life 

Interstitial music:  Resavoir, Penguin Cafe, Portico Quartet, Chouchou, Ovall, Kaytranada, Flume, Kornél Kovács, Cassius, Kedr Livanskiy

Friday, December 27, 2019

12/27/19 Best of 2019: Side A / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

Looking back at just some of my favorite music this past year.  Technical faults aside, I hope everyone enjoyed this week's show.  There were a lot of music I enjoyed from this year while preparing for this show, so I might do another Best of 2019 show next week (unless something else comes up).  As usual, I'll update on this blog if any changes happen.

* Originally released as a single in 2018

Nérija - Blume
Fumi Tomita - Second Bakery Attack
FKJ - Ylang Ylang
Nautilus featuring Mizuki Kamata - In a Crazy Blue (Bill's Chill)
Men I Trust - Numb
[.que] featuring 別野加奈 Kana Wakareno - anymore
Alfa Mist featuring Kaya Thomas-Dyke - Falling
諸星すみれ Sumire Morohoshi - 真っ白 Masshiro [Pure White]
fox capture plan featuring 宮本一粋 Issui Miyamoto - Precious My Heroes
Teebs - Shells
Brad Mehldau - Striving After Wind
Copeland - Pope *
Beck - Stratosphere
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Sun Forest

Crumb - Ghostride
Nilüfer Yanya - Baby Blu
Durand Jones & the Indications - Walk Away
Free Nationals featuring Kali Uchis & Mac Miller - Time
Toro Y Moi - Ordinary Pleasure *
Benny Sings featuring Faberyayo - Nakemeguro 
Flying Lotus  featuring Little Dragon - Spontaneous
iri - Wonderland
Lee Fields & the Expressions - It Rains Love
Angel Olsen - Spring
Vampire Weekend - Big Blue 
Chouchou - Utopia
Nai Br.XX & Celeina Ann - Threads
Jessica Pratt - Here My Love
サカナクション Sakanaction - ナイロンの糸 Nylon no Ito [Nylon String]

Chromatics - Move a Mountain
土岐麻子 Asako Toki - Emerald 
Aimer - Torches
Lemaitre - Better Now
(Sandy) Alex G - Taking
Jay Som - Superbike 
Boris - どうしてもあなたをゆるせない Doushitemo Anata o Yurusenai -Sadesper Record Version-
The Japanese House - You Seemed So Happy
Ride - Future Love 
Friendly Fires with Friend Within - Offline
The Chemical Brothers - Got to Keep On
Hot Chip - Echo 
まじ娘 majiko - 春、恋桜 Haru, Koizakura [Love, Cherry Blossoms]
우효 OOHYO - Tennis 

Interstitial music:  Meitei, Beirut, The Cinematic Orchestra, Monster Rally, Com Truise, Dong Xi, Bibio, Susumu Yokota, Shlohmo, Bonobo, Ursula 1000

Have a safe celebration, and Happy New Year!

Friday, December 20, 2019

12/20/19 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

Holiday special this week, featuring winter tunes among songs celebrating Christmas and Hanukkah.  New holiday tunes from Andrew Bird, Jizue, Yo La Tengo, Sondre Lerche, Phoebe Bridgers with Fiona Apple & Matt Berninger, Trentemøller, Now Now, and Lucy Dacus; plus more new music from Yerin Baek, Khruangbin & Leon Bridges, Bombay Bicycle Club & others.

Happy Hanukkah / Merry Christmas / Happy Kwanzaa / Happy Holidays!

Andrew Bird - Christmas Is Coming
Explosions in the Sky - Day One
Ramsey Lewis Trio - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Les McCann - I'll Be Home for Christmas
Jimmy Smith - The Christmas Song
Sackville All Stars - Good King Wenceslas
Dave Brubeck Quartet - My Favorite Things [John Coltrane cover]
Vince Guaraldi Trio - Skating
Nujabes featuring Hiroto Uyama - Spiritual State
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
Nori Tani - Winter
Penguin Cafe - Winter Sun

James Blake - I'll Come Too
Caroline - Winter
Yerin Baek - Popo (How Deep Is Your Love)
Super Furry Animals - The Gift That Keeps Giving
Ovall - Winter Lights
Jizue - Different Christmas
Spitalfield - It's Cold Out There
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - 8 Days of Hannukah
Stevie Wonder - Someday at Christmas
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges - Texas Sun
Yo La Tengo - Eight Candles
Arthur Lyman - Winter Wonderland
Ace Enders - Mele
Etta James - This Time of Year
Matt Pond PA - Holiday Road [Lindsay Buckingham cover]

Mandolin Orange - Golden Embers R
The Band - Christmas Must Be Tonight
Sondre Lerche featuring The Silver Lake Chorus - Slip Into Character
Phoebe Bridgers with Fiona Apple & Matt Berninger - 7 O'Clock News / Silent Night [Simon & Garfunkel cover]
Trentemøller - Silent Night
Bombay Bicycle Club - Racing Stripes
Now, Now - Lonely Christmas
Rick James - Cold Blooded R
John Lennon - Happy Xmas (War Is Over) R
Lucy Dacus - Last Christmas [Wham! cover]
Snail's House - Magical Holiday
竹内まりや Mariya Takeuchi - すてきなホリデイ Suteki na Holiday [Wonderful Holiday]
Carpenters - What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
Edward Wright - Christmas Time Is Here [Vince Guaraldi cover]

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

12/18/19 The Heavy Entertainment Show (SUB) / KTUH Wed. 9pm-mid

Subbing in for DJ Ai Kane, who is currently on a trip to Japan.  Tonight's theme is night traveling, either a night drive or night flight or other ways of cruising through the dark skies.  Lots of night vibes, Rock n Roll via requests... and of course, requests.

Thank you all for the feedback and requests, even if I didn't get a chance to play all of them.

Beck - Stratosphere
Air - Surfing on a Rocket
Kraftwerk - Autobahn [single edit]
Slayer - Raining Blood R
Guns n' Roses - Nighttrain R
Blur - He Thought of Cars
Stan Getz, João Gilberto & Astrud Gilberto - Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)
Nick Drake - Pink Moon
Rush - Fly by Night R
Jay Som - Nighttime Drive
Black Sabbath - Neon Knights R
Enya - Orinoco Flow R
Jimmy Eat World - Night Drive

Iron Maiden - 2 Minutes to Midnight R
Takota - Car Park Conversation
The Cars - Drive
Michael Jackson - Human Nature R
Kavinskiy featuring Lovefoxx - Nightcall
Now, Now - AZ

Thundercat - Tokyo
Frank Ocean - Nightz (Sango Bounced It)
Chromatics - Time Rider
Lemaitre - Cut to Black [Club Mix]
Friendly Fires featuring Au Revoir Simone - Paris [Aeroplane Remix]
Negoto - Saturday Night

坂本真綾 Maaya Sakamoto - 30minutes night flight
Perfume - Night Flight
BTS featuring Halsey - Boy With Luv R
宇多田ヒカル Hikaru Utada - traveling
Goldroom - Embrace (Night Drive Remix)
Peggy Gou - Starry Night
Mondo Grosso featuring 満島ひかり Hikari Mitsushima - Labyrinth
Martin Solveig - The Night Out
Silversun Pickups - Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)
Anderson .Paak - Parking Lot
kudasai - the girl I haven't met
Hum - Stars

Friday, December 13, 2019

12/13/19 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

New music this week from Andrew Bird, T.K. Blue, Yazz Ahmed, Nai Br.XX & Celeina Ann, majiko, RADWIMPS, Ken Ishii & more.

Expect some holiday music (new and old, there's some pretty good ones this year) along with a couple of missed requests and suggestions next week (12/20). The week after that (12/27) will be my Best of 2019 show, so I hope you'll join me on the next two Fridays as well.

(Sandy) Alex G - Crime
Elliott Smith - In the Lost and Found (Honky Bach) / The Roost
Joni Mitchell - In France They Kiss on Main Street
Hiroshi Suzuki - Romance
Earl Klugh - Waltz for Debby
Horace Silver Trio - Lonely Woman
Bill Evans Trio - Pensativa
Sackville All Stars - We Three Kings R
Andrew Bird - Skating [Vince Guaraldi cover]
Nina Simone - Beautiful Land
[.que] - memoria

Fumi Tomita - Wind-Up Bird and Tuesday's Women
Ramsey Lewis Trio - Winder Wonderland R
Eric Wyatt - The Golden Rule (For Sonny Rollins)
Honolulu Jazz Quartet - Tenacity
Hiromi - Mr. C.C.
SOIL&"PIMP"Sessions - Monad
T.K. Blue - The Wise One Speaks
Yazz Ahmed - Ruby Bridges
Kaytranada featuring BADBADNOTGOOD - Weight Off
Raphael Saadiq featuring Rob Bacon - Something Keeps Calling
Harumi - Don't Know What I'm Gonna Do

Donovan - Wear Your Love Like Heaven
Hand Habits - placeholder
Beck - Stratosphere
Nai Br.XX & Celeina Ann - Threads
Kings of Convenience - Cayman Islands
Kalafina - storia
FictionJunction featuring LiSA - From the Edge
まじ娘 majiko - グリム Grimm
RADWIMPS featuring 三浦透子 Toko Miura - Celebration
サカナクション Sakanaction - 陽炎 Kagerō [Heat Haze]
Daphni - Sizzling
Ken Ishii - Bells of New Life