Thursday, February 01, 2007

monsters get slain Feb 1st 2007!!

here are lots of songs i've listened to millions of times over, even if it wasn't yesterday. i like this list because it's very relaxed and unconfrontational. or is it nonconfrontational? either way, you can relate to this music (i know you can)

1. aloha- boys in the bathtub
2. the blow- true affection
3. the appleseed cast- innocent vigilant ordinary
4. capn jazz- planet shhh
5. tim kinsellas- the sinularity song
6. arab strap- the shy retirer
7. michael jordan touchdown pass- ill planned and ill feeling
8. captain chaos- crooked rascal
9. best friends forever- i want to plug you in
10. the blow- hey boy
11. paul baribeau- strawberry
12. craig salt peters- good morning glory
13. jeffrey lewis- life
14. herman dune- 1 2 3 apple tree
15. pretty hot- brotherly blows to the back of the head
16. the go find- everything is low
17. black moth super rainbow- boatfriend
18. math the band- larry is just super
19. islands- if

ps- check out ghost mice with l'hiver, ryan jenkins, kitty little and hello fauna at GroundZero on RPI campus at Nugent hall this MONDAY!!! zomgz im so excited for this show.


Hot Zig 2.1.06

HEY! I fucked this one up and got started 15 minutes late. Public apologies to "Approximately 4th Street" who was on before me. I lose.

Anyway, got started with the following and also ended with the following because I'm not stoppin' the rock (list):
01. Islands - Jogging Gorgeous Summer
02. The Mathematicians - 4 Eyes
03. Neutral Milk Hotel - Naomi
04. Page France - Elephant
05. The Shins - Red Rabbits *NEW
^ Maybe I just need to get used to it, but not as good as their old stuff? (Such a common theme)
06. Emilie Simon - Le Vieil Amant *NEW
^ a francais [sic]
07. Moresight - Don't Call the Doctor
^ I forgot that I liked these guys. Maybe a little "rocky" but whatever
08. The Monolith - The Sounding *NEWISH
^ Still like it from random radio listenings. Probably played this one before.
09. Pixies - Velouria
10. Go! Motion - Different in Time *NEWISH
11. Sufjan - CHICAGO

Okay bye!

The Blender, Thursday Feb 1 @ 2-4p

Yoko Ono has a new album and I like it. Deal with it bizichez. I'm also a huge fan of Lucina Williams, damn awesome country/folk that doesn't really sound all that much like country/folk... and it has a wicked bite. Other nice albums out this week by Fujiya & Miyagi, Apples in Stereo, and Sophe Lux.

Fujiya & Miyagi - Ankle Injuries
Ono with DJ Spooky - Rising
Big Sir - The Freeways of My Mind
Skinny Puppy - ugLi
2 Bit Pie - After Hours
Juno Reactor - Conga Fury
Fennesz - Got To Move On
Farmacia - Que Se Le Va a Hacer
Zs - I Can't Concentrate
3:01, "What's Going On Here"
Six Parts Seven - Confusing Possibilities
The New Mastersounds - Carrot Juice
Menomena - West
Hotel Alexis - The Silent One
Gipsy Kings - La Vida de Gipsy
Lucinda Williams - Wrap My Head Around That
Psychic Ills - 4AM
Sophe Lux - Marie Antoinette Robot 2073 (A Rock Opera)
The Apples In Stereo - Beautiful Machine Parts 1-4
Receptors - Trans-Europe Express (Kraftwerk cover)
4:00, end of show

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Radio Theater Super Incredibly Fantastic Edition!

Radio #1 : January 31, 2007
  1. The Blow - True Affection
  2. OCTET - 4/4 Waltz
  3. The Murphy Group - The Naked and the Bed
  4. (i totally forget) - Moonbeams
  5. The Murphy Group - The Month of the Living Dead
  6. The Murphy Group - The Monkey's Tale
  7. Air - Clouds Up
  8. The Murphy Group - Foreshadowings and a Funeral
  9. Prefuse 73 - Rain Edit Interlude
  10. The Murphy Group - Jail, Bail and Happy Trails
  11. Y.A.C.H.T. - All It Is All Over Like The Birds (Version)
  12. The Murphy Group - Games of Chance
  13. The Go Find - Everything is Low
  14. The Blow - The Long List of Girls
  15. Khoiba - Terribly
  16. F.S. Blumm - Langen
  17. Cinematic Orchestra - Flite
  18. The Blow - Pardon Me
  19. Air - Bathroom Girls
  20. The Go Find - Dictionary
  21. Cibo Matto - Birthday Cake
  22. Static - Shift, Smash, Surge, Swell
  23. F.S. Blumm - Wass
  24. Drums & Tuba - Does it Suck to be You?
  25. Stunt Rock - We'll See What's So Fucking Funny When I'm Fucking Dead
  26. The Blow - Pile of Gold
  27. Peter B. - Moon Camera

Red portions were taken from the Tex Murphy Radio Theater. This is a really cool comedic film noire private investigator story based on a video game series I was addicted to in Middle/High School. Check out their games sometime: Under a Killing Moon, Pandora Directive, Overseer

Punk and Indie Gems -- January 31st playlist

1 -- fugazi - arpeggiator -- instrumental by one of my favorite bands
2 -- jawbox - cruel swing -- jawbox is grunge/punk. modern rock, except good
3 -- arcade fire - neighborhood 2 (laika)
4 -- be your own pet - bicycle bicycle, you are my bicycle -- a really young atlanta-based band does punk. lyrics aren't a strong point but it's a lot of fun to listen to
5 -- Moe. -- blue jeans pizza
6 -- the door-keys - dull day
7 -- dinosaur jr - the lung
8 -- modest mouse - grey ice water -- i could have played their new song but i didn't. nothing against their new song, i just like this better.
9 -- antarcticans - a.d. slaveship cross -- post-rock from the new bins. it sounds good but it's not something i would probably listen to recreationally
10 -- one reason - the song we sing -- screamo-sounding punk band sings about the music industry. the whole album is amazing
11 -- radiohead - polyethylene -- radiohead released a 7 song set on their ep airbag, with this song on it. i swear i've heard this song played on a church organ before but i'm not sure.
12 -- flipper - the way of the world -- old no-wave band from california
13 -- rem - lotus
14 -- blitzkrieg - blitzkrieg -- one of the songs metallica covered on garage inc.
15 -- william shatner (feat joe jackson) - common people -- request

Addicted to Baked Goods 1/31

My show is Wednesdays from 10am-12pm. Lots of new good stuff that has come out recently. New stuff in redish.

song title - artist

title track - death cab for cutie
haiti - the arcade fire
fauxhemians - sonic youth
make war - bright eyes
energy - apples in stereo
kindling - architecture in helsinki
dance - go! motion
sing me spanish techno - the new pornographers
i'm looking through you - the beatles
hands up baby - camera obscura
charlemagne in sweatpants - the hold steady
think i'm in love - beck
not great men - gang of four
nothing at all - the shins
suffragette city - david bowie
james - maritime
dashboard - modest mouse
yellow sarong - the scene is now
all mine - portishead
campfire kansas - get up kids
ghost by your side - lovedrug
last days of disco - yo la tengo
yeah yeah yeah song - the flaming lips
let's get known - the unicorns
middle is gold - mates of state
you are a runner and i am my father's son - wolf parade
choco fight - deerhoof
nightswimming - rem
you're so damn hot - ok go
emma, get me a lemon - the walkmen
i still remember - bloc party
spike the senses - of montreal
cut your hair - pavement


Three Short Words - Impossible Early Edition 1/31/07

The playlist is posted and the show isn't even over yet! I deserve some sort of medal.

Wolf Parade - You Are A Runner and I Am My Father's Son
Why? - Rubber Traits
Modest Mouse - Dashboard
The Mathematicians - LCD
Ozra - In Search of 1988
The Shins - Australia
Matt Pond PA - Summer is Coming
Superchunk - Growing Things
Dinosaur Jr. - In A Jar
Her Space Holiday - The Past Presents the Future
Apples in Stereo - Same Old Drag
Mirah - Sweepstake Prize
Yo La Tengo - Season of the Shark
Arcade Fire - Black Fire

Jock the Sock 1/30

Good show today... lots of requests. Keep it up guys! And be sure to tune in again next week, same time, same station. ;)

pedro the lion- foregone conclusions

deerhoof- matchbook seeks maniac

V/A 8-bit operators- covox- computer love

death cab for cutie- marching bands of manhattan

frou frou- let go

flaming lips- the w.a.n.d. supernaturalistic (goldfrapp remix)

the hippos- far behind

catch 22- on & on & on

tv on the radio- wolf like me

gnarls barkeley- just a thought

mustard plug- you want it, we got it (request)

bright eyes- i believe in symmetry

of montreal- a sentence of sorts in kongsvinger

the strokes- hard to explain (request)

yo la tengo- upside-down

beck- strange apparition

justin timberlake- my love


the shins- turn on me

belle and sebastian- sleep the clock around

junior boys- in the morning

elvis costello- pump it up

the hold steady- chips ahoy!

grandaddy-now it's on

the apples in stereo- can you feel it?

elf power- come lie down with me (and sing my song)

ugly cassanova- things i don't remember

dean and britta- singer sing

sublime- freeway time in la county jail (request)

2 bit pie- here i come

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Ambient Signal Playlist 1/30/07

WRPI 91.5fm! for webcast

So I'm trying to come up with ideas for shows that I can do that can have a theme to make them slightly more interesting to my very few (if any) listeners. No theme today..but I think next week will be a post-rock day, then songs not in 4/4 day, and a second chance for old songs day..its hard cuz I have to play new music that won' fit in, but stuff from my iTunes can definitely fill out those shows. Ideas? comment plz

Jeff Buckley- Hallelujah
Cat Power- Metal Heart
Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton- Our Hell
Gregor Samsa- Lessening
Faunts- Place I've Found
Talk Demonic- Bering and Human till Born
Fog- We're winning
Animal Collective- Grass
Grizzly Bear- Knife
Menomena- Wet and Rusting
Deerhoof- Choco fight
Youth Group- On a string
Eleni Mandell- Girls
Hotel Alexis- I will arrange for you to fall II
Postscripts- The story never ends
Six parts seven- Falling over evening
Mum- Don't be afraid, you have just got your eyes closed
Four Tet- My Angel Rocks back and forth
Electric President- Ten Thousand Lines
Notwist- Neon Golden
Forget Cassettes- Venison
Colour Revolt- Mattresses underwater

Don't forget about the concert with Capillary action, Aficionado and On a scale of 1 to 10 (my band) at Ground zero this friday! 8pm for more details!

Monday, January 29, 2007

RPM top 10 for this week!

This is a list of what's hot with the electronic department at WRPI!
1 VARIOUS ARTISTS 8-Bit Operators Astralwerks

3 2 BIT PIE 2 Pie Island One Little Indian
4 HOT CHIP Remixes And Rarities Astralwerks
5 HONEYCUT The Day I Turned To Glass Quannum
6 MOCHIPET Disko Donkey Daly City
7 BERG SANS NIPPLE Along The Quai Team Love
8 BIRDS AND BATTERIES Nature Vs. Nature Self-Released
9 INFRADIG Clinical Indifference
10 SILICON SCALLY Bioroid Satamile