Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Gold Sounds 4/22/09: Love?!

Themes/rock blocks are spontaneous! New music in red, requests in blue

Great Northern "Houses"
Metric "Stadium Love"
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart "Young Adult Friction"

Everyday Visuals "Daydream Ghosts"
Other Girls "The Facility"
The Thermals "Now We Can See"

Built by Snow "All the Weird Kids Know"
White Rabbits "They Done Wrong/We Done Wrong"
The Brian Jonestown Massacre "God Is My Girlfriend"

Woods "The Number"
Coconut Records "Any Fun"
Rob Crow "Over Your Heart"/"Up"/"Chucked"

Conceptual Rock Block - I love you, I'm either in space or from the future
Failure "Stuck on You"
Grandaddy "Hewlett's Daughter"
Hum "Little Dipper"

Conceptual Rock Block - Kissing and telling
Telekinesis "Awkward Kisser"
Jessica Lea Mayfield "Kiss Me Again"
The Wrens "She Sends Kisses" (Possibly TMI: "A sophomore at Brown/She worked lost-and-found/I put your face on her all year")
Grizzly Bear "He Hit Me (It Felt Like a Kiss)" (The Crystals cover)

Conceptual Rock Block - Cross-Generational (or not) call and response
Neil Young "A Man Needs a Maid"
Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton "The Maid Needs a Maid"
(I really wanted to play "She Kissed Me (It Felt Like a Hit)" by Spiritualized but it's nowhere near radio-friendly. You win some and you lose some I guess)
Death Cab for Cutie "Title Track" (Call response overturns conviction every time)

Rest-of-show Rock Block: Love, relationships, etc.
The Dismemberment Plan "The Face of the Earth"
Sunny Day Real Estate "Song About an Angel"
The Decemberists "The Engine Driver"

Los Campesinos! "It's Never that Easy Though, Is It? (Song For the Other Kurt)" (He's gonna get drunk and call you at four in the morning!)
Fourth of July "Purple Heart"
Lykke Li "Breaking it Up"

Ponies in the Surf "Ventricle"
Dntel "(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan"
The J. Geils Band "Love Stinks"

Cursive "The Radiator Hums"
The Black Keys "All You Ever Wanted"
Nick Drake "Which Will"
Animal Collective "Fireworks" (you're only what I see sometimes)

Okkervil River "A Girl in Port"
The Postal Service "Against All Odds"

Piebald "Grace Kelly With Wings"/"Rules For Mules"

Back next week, of course!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Ambient Signal - 4/21/09

WRPI 91.5fm! for webcast
Tuesdays 6-8pm

Cortney Tidwell - 17 Horses
Denali - Normal Days
Annuals - Always Do
The Velvet Teen - No one gets the best of me
The Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #2 (Laika)
The Helio Sequence - Hallelujah
Eric Margan and the Red Lions - An Ocean Blue
Boy in static - Tijuana
Doves - 10:03
Bronzed Chorus - Arches
Spokes - We like to dance and steal things
Paper Route - Enemy among us
Weinland - It's already true
Great Northern - Houses
Swan Lake - Paper Lace
The life and times - Old Souls
Everyday visuals - Florence Foster Jenkins
Jeniferever - Concrete and Glass
Carissa's Wierd - Farewell to all these rotten teeth
Feist - Honey Honey (BBC Session)
Brooke Waggoner - Colorbloods
Emily Haines - The last page
Radical Face - Haunted
The Album leaf - Wet the day
Steve Reich - Triple Quartet, first movement

pinkie swear. with Emelie

Troy Night Out! This Friday April 24
FREE After Party! Revolution Hall // Doors at 9

The Arts Center of the Capital Region // Downtown Troy!

artist - track

misha - delovedly
casiotone for the painfully alone - the subway home
appleseed cast - sunlit and ascending
annuals - hot night hounds
chairs in the arno - input delay
mogwai - sine wave
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone - Traveling
Mogwai - Kids Will Be Skeletons
The Appleseed Cast - As the Little Things Go + A Bright Light
Animal Collective - My Girls
Broken Spindles - I've Never Been This Afraid
Bishop Allen - Dimmer
Dan Deacon - Paddling Ghost
The Chap - The Health of Nations
Late of the Pier - Space and the Woods
Royksopp - Happy Up Here
Architechture in Helsinki - That Beep
Metric - Gimme Sympathy
Fever Ray - Seven
Royksopp - The Girl and The Robot
Lily Allen - The Fear
Doves - Winter Hill
Pearl Jam - Jeremy (unplugged)
Lali Puna - Faking the Book rmx (Dntel)


Monday, April 20, 2009

Weird Noises 4/20/09

Laurie Anderson - From the Air
AMM - Coffin Nor Shelf
Robert Ashley - Perfect Lives (The Supermarket)
Laurie Anderson - O Superman
Morton Feldman - Crippled Symmetry (performed by the California EAR Unit)
Matts Gustavson - The Education of Lars Jerry
The Dead C. - Hell is Now Love
Laurie Anderson - Big Science
Olivier Messaien - Appel Interstellaire from Des Canyons Aux Etoiles... (performed by Georges Barboteu)
Isobel Clouter and Rob Mullender - Dune 3 Descent
Mauricio Kagel - Trio in Drei Satzen (1) (performed by the Schoenberg Ensemble)

walter goldberg hours - April 20th 2009

A lot of the songs on today's show can be downloaded for free on Well, more importantly it's legal and free. Some of them. And many others. Not sure if I'm allowed to say that on the air.

the Be good tanyas - lakes of pontchartrain
Jason Mraz - Dream Life of Rand McNally

the Be Good Tanyas - When Doves cry
Cyndi Lauper - True Colors

Sufjan Stevens - Chicago
Arcade Fire - Lenin

Travis - Why does it always rain on me
Vinicius Cantuaria - Chuva
Burning Spear - Step it

Albert King - Driving Wheel
Sophie Solomon - Holy Devil
Blitzen Trapper - Furr
Iron and Wine - Belated Promise Ring
the Beatles - Ballad of John and Yoko

Dynamite Walls - Hayden
Cyndi Lauper - Time after Time

My Morning Jacket - Sooner
Mates of State - My only offer
the Be good tanyas - rain and snow
Death Cab for cutie - Bixby Canyon Bridge

Camera Obscura - Honey in the sun
Spoon - Well-Alright

Kool & the Gang - Hollywood Swinging
Isaac Hayes - Buns O'Plenty

Vetiver - Everyday
Blackalicious - Powers
Fleet foxes - Mykonos
Mirah - Generosity
the Decemberists - O Valencia

Jenny Lewis - Pretty Bird