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

Thursday, December 12, 2019

12/12/19 Totally Wired (SUB) / KTUH Thurs. 1-4pm

Subbing in for DJ Yoko Eno. More of a "go with the flow" setlist with a lot of Indie and Alternative (and some Electro) music I've been meaning to catch up on, or wanting to air for a while.

The New Pornographers - Opening Ceremony
Belle and Sebastian - Like Dylan in the Movies
Julia Jacklin - Pressure to Party
The Kinks - End of the Season
New Order - Run
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey
Bombay Bicycle Club - Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You)
Hot Chip - Hungry Child
Tears For Fears - And I Was a Boy From School [Hot Chip cover]
Animal Collective - My Girls
Beck - Hyperspace
Placebo - Without You, I'm Nothing

Oasis - D'You Know What I Mean [2016 NG's Re-Think]
Engineers - Forgiveness
(Sandy) Alex G - Cow
Deerhunter - Desire Lines
Y La Bamba - Cuatro Crazy
St. Vincent - Northern Lights
Stereolab - Crest
Have a Nice Life - Trespassers W
My Bloody Valentine - What You Want
Wild Nothing - Chinatown
Yo La Tengo - Autumn Sweater

Luscious Jackson - Citysong
Big Head Todd & the Monsters - Bittersweet R
The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979
Clairo - Bags
Sparklehorse - Sick of Goodbyes
Money Mark - Maybe I'm Dead
Sonic Youth - Do You Believe in Rapture?
Beach House - Walk in the Park
Radiohead - Idioteque
Phoenix - 1901
Digitalism - Circles
Kedr Livanskiy - Your Need (Не должен) [Deep Mix]

Friday, December 6, 2019

12/6/19 My Little Corner of the World / KTUH Fri. 9am-noon

A lot of slow jazz and rainy music for this rainy Friday morning and the incoming cold weather, picking up energy as the clouds cleared up throughout the morning.  Plus new music from SOIL&"PIMP"Sessions, The Japanese House, LiSA, Andrew Bird, SPOOL, Polkadot Stingray & more.

[.que] featuring 別野加奈 Kana Wakareno - Anymore
嶋津健一トリオ Kenichi Shimazu Trio - バラに降る雨 Bara ni Furu Ame [Double Rainbow]
Chet Baker - Soft Winds
Sadao Watanabe - Memorias
Yiruma - Kiss the Rain
Tomoya Naka - Rainy Song
Yuna - Tiada Akhir [No Beginning]
Coldplay - Sunrise
Jóhann Jóhannsson - Zurich
Bill Evans - Blue in Green
Honolulu Jazz Quartet - Real Old Style [Keola Beamer cover]

Miles Davis - On Green Dolphin Street R
Horace Silver - Song for My Father R
Keith Jarrett Trio - Autumn Leaves R
SOIL&"PIMP"Sessions - In the Twilight
Mammal Hands - Three Good Things
Portico Quartet - Window Seat
Nicolas Godin - The Border
The Mattson 2 - Wavelength

Beck - Uneventful Days
The Japanese House - Chewing Cotton Wool
Phoebe Bridgers & Matt Berninger - Walking on a String [alt version]
Stars - Your Ex-Lover Is Dead
Tegan & Sara - Hello, I'm Right Here
LiSA - unlasting
Teebs - Slumber
Horse Feathers - Albina
Andrew Bird featuring Erika Wennerstrom - Manifest
SPOOL - Tip of a Finger
Polkadot Stingray - 阿吽 A-un
Awesome City Club - Outsider