September 10, 2017 – If the Free Was Whiskey

James takes us on a solo shot of whiskey. This one is warm going down your eardrums.

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Playlist

  • Ancient ShapesAncient Shapes – Hurricane Lady
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Can (RIP Holger Czukay)Can – A Spectacle
  • Steely Dan (RIP Walter Becker)Gaucho – Glamour Profession
  • CaribouAndorra – Melody Day
  • Eric ChenauxSkullsplitter – Spring Has Been a Long Time Coming
  • Mort GarsonThe Wozard of Iz – An Electronic Odyssey – Never Follow the Yellow Green Road
  • Rita LeeBossa n’ Beatles – She Loves You
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  • Professor LonghairCrawfish Fiesta – Something on your Mind
  • Todd MadukeTodd Maduke – Why Won’t You Let Me Know
  • Travis TrittCountry Club – Son of the New South
  • The Armstrong FamilyThe Wheel of the Year – Pretty Crowing Chicken
  • The Irish DescendantsBlooming Bright Star – The Black and Tans
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  • Neal MorseMomentum – World Without End
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  • Cr5 BluegrassUp North – Whiskey ‘fore Breakfast
  • Garth BrooksNo Fences – Wolves
  • Willie DixonBig Three Trio – If The Sea Was Whiskey
  • The Blind Boys of AlabamaDeep River – Every Time I Feel the Spirit
  • Alison Krauss and Union StationEvery Time You Say Goodbye – Jesus Help Me to Stand
  • Buck OwensKickin’ In – Kickin’ In
  • MetronomySummer 08 – Night Owl
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Ilya ToshinskiyRed Grass – Red Grass

September 3, 2017 – Kick is the Day

This one’s all wet behind the ears with more than a bit of Japanese noodling. James and Clara-Swan serve up a bit of variety for new and returning students everywhere!

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Playlist

  • Viswanath DasBauls du Bengale – Chikun Boualini (Radha’s Fetry Man)
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Bernice Johnson ReagonGive Your Hands to Struggle – In My Hands
  • Reverend Gary DavisIf I Had My Way_ Early Home Recordings – There’s Destruction On This Land
  • Dean MartinDino: The Essential Dean Martin – Houston
  • Laurie AndersonThe Ugly One With The Jewels and other stories – The Night Flight From Houston
  • Ry CooderParis, Texas – Houston in Two Seconds
  • Iggy PopParty – Houston Is Hot Tonight
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  • Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul SessionsIstanbul Underground – Falling
  • Shalabi EffectPink Abyss – Iron And Blood
  • 野獣王国 (Yajyu Ohkoku)Live – 哀愁のクジラ (Whale of Melancholy)
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  • YesFragile – Five Percent For Nothing / Long Distance Runaround / The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)
  • イエロー・マジック・オーケストラ (Yellow Magic Orchestra)ソリッド・ステイト・サヴァイヴァー (Solid State Survivor) – Absolute Ego Dance
  • 加山雄三 ‎– 加山雄三のすべて〜ザ・ランチャーズとともに (Yuzo Kayama and the Launchers)Yuzo Kayama – ブラック・サンド・ビーチ (Black Sand Beach)
  • 東京事変 (Tokyo Incidents)娯楽 (Variety) – 某都民 (The Citizens)
  • The WhoMeaty Beaty Big and Bouncy – Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
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  • Cartoon LizardNot Punk, Not Raw – Honey Baby
  • Adam & AmethystsAmethyst Amulet – The Return
  • Bonobo – Migration – Migration
  • Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds from Outer Space – Road Head
  • Ry CooderChávez Ravine – Soy Luz Y Sombra
  • The The12″ – This Is The Day
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Kiyoshi Kobayashi & the Ukulele Swing GangUkulele Starwars Aloha Force (VA) – Princess Leia’s Theme

August 27, 2017 – Master Kicks and Singles

A peach of a show, featuring James’ and Clara-Swan’s musical selections for the end of a mad, mad August.

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Playlist

  • Louis ArmstrongHot Fives and Sevens, Volume 3 – Sugar Foot Strut
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Harmonia EnsembleHarmonia Meets Zappa – Peaches En Regalia
  • Jerry GoldsmithPlanet of The Apes – Escape from The Planet of The Apes (1971) – Suite
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  • Chet BakerChet Baker and Strings – You Don’t Know What Love Is
  • Cab CallowayThe Jumpin’ Jive – Zah Zuh Zaz
  • Nat King ColeLove is the Thing – Maybe It’s Because I Love You Too Much
  • Nina SimoneLittle Girl Blue – Don’t Smoke in Bed
  • Billie HolidayLady Day: The Master Takes and Singles – Easy Living
  • Mingus Big BandMingus Big Band 93 – Nostalgia In Times Square – Moanin’
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  • Sexteto de la Constelacion de ColombiaFiesta, Que Viva La – Muerte Lenta (Logistica Y Procedimientos Para La Epidemia)
  • Joni VoidSelfless – Cinema Without People
  • PeachesImpeach My Bush – Boys Wanna Be Her
  • AC/DCHighway To Hell – Girls Got Rhythm
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  • Mr. Something SomethingMr. Something Something – The Prize
  • Alaclair EnsembleDans L’South du Bas – Vire de Bow
  • ZephramKybernetes – Batida da Natureza
  • BloodMilk Tapes – Teen Jesus
  • Slow Down MolassesBurnt Black Cars – Don’t Forget the Youth
  • Arto Lindsay & Melvin GibbsElectric Gypsyland – Mugur Mugurel
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Stefan Christoff & Nick SchofieldRêves Sonores À Montréal – Rise

August 20, 2017 – A Freekick Astray

James and Clara-Swan rummaged through their music collections and this is what they came up with. Dive right in!

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Playlist

  • Jeffrey LewisThe Last Time I Did Acid I Went Insane – Life
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Thumbscrew: Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas FujiwaraConvallaria – Trigger
  • Nicole MitchellMandorla Awakening II – Emerging Worlds – Forestwall Timewalk
  • Tidiani Koné & Orchestre Poly-RythmoAfrican Scream Contest (VA) – Djanfa Magni
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  • Count BasieAtomic Swing – The Daly Jump
  • Mark O’Leary / Ståle Storløkken / Stein Inge BraekhusSt Fin Barre’s – Antiphon
  • Mike Essoudry’s Mashed Potato MashersHooray – Big Ol’ Fool
  • The New Orleans Ragtime OrchestraNew Orleans Ragtime Orchestra – Scott Joplin’s New Rag
  • Ray Charles & The Count Basie OrchestraRay Sings – Basie Swings – Let The Good Times Roll
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  • Ensemble Dal NienteBalter / Saunier – Pois que nada que dure, ou que durando
  • Le fruit vertPaon perdu – A Peacock Astray
  • Tanzania Albinism CollectiveWhite African Power – Unity Is Our Strength / White African Power (We Live in Danger) / Albino Brotherhood
  • JapandroidsPost-Nothing – I Quit Girls
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  • PerturbatorSexualizer – Miami Disco
  • Saint PepsiHit Vibes – Cherry Pepsi
  • Carpenter BrutCarpenterbrutlive – Roller Mobster
  • M|O|O|NQuixotic – Quixotic
  • El Tigr3Single – Heist
  • Nø Fåuxs and MillagramCreative Destruction – Holy Wait (Intro) / Holy Wait
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : EfenceLost Future – Cassette

August 13, 2017 – Dances in the Kick

James welcomes John Sturchio in studio for a New York minute, featuring soundtracks that have scored the days of our lives.

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Playlist

  • Mort GarsonElectronic Hair Pieces – Hair
  • Roland KirkBlack Mystery has been Revealed – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Glen Campbell (RIP) – Gentle on my Mind – Gentle on my Mind
  • Art Blakey and the Jazz MessengersCaravan – Sweet N’ Sour [take 4]
  • FarafinaFaso Denou – Kara Mogo Mousso
  • Tom CollierAlone in the Studio – God Only Knows / Here, There and Everywhere
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  • Luke MillionSingle – Stranger Things Theme
  • Ennio MorriconeThe Good, The Bad, and the Ugly OST – The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly (Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo) (Main Title)
  • Thomas NewmanShawshank Redemption – Stoic Theme
  • They Might be GiantsMusic From Malcolm In The Middle (VA) – Boss of Me
  • Joe “Bean” EspositoKarate Kid OST (VA) – You’re The Best
  • Christopher TyngFuturama – Original Music from the Animated TV Series – Futurama Main Theme – Extended Remix
  • New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra / Joe HisaishiSpirited Away – The Dragon Boy
  • Annibale E I Cantori ModerniDjango Unchained OST (VA) – Titoli (Trinity)
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  • Massive AttackHeligoland – Pray for Rain
  • Master Musicians of BukkakeFurther West Quad Cult LP – White Mountain Return
  • NightstopStreetwalker – She Dances in the Dark
  • Chicano BatmanSingle – Black Lipstick
  • ArchaicsSoft Focus – Sweet Cocoon
  • ChairsThe Droning of an Insect Wing – Indestructible Machine
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  • Culture ClubColor by Numbers – Stormkeeper
  • A-HaHunting High and Low – Love is Reason
  • Jimmy CliffThe Harder They Come – The Harder They Come
  • Loup GarouLoup Garou – What We Got / Mon Traitress Marie
  • RodriguezCold Fact – I Wonder
  • A Tribe Called RedWe Are the Halluci Nation – Sila ft. Tanya Tagaq
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : SkeletonsSmile – Positive Force

August 6, 2017 – Je Suis Kick

Just James and Clara-Swan spinning out on a Sunday in August

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Playlist

  • Bill OrcuttBill Orcutt – Over The Rainbow
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Michael Snow & Jesse StewartLive At The National Gallery – Assemblage
  • Lejsovka & FreundMusic For Small Ensemble & Computer – Ah Shit, My Heart is Full
  • Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’TajMo – Squeezbox
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  • Gringo StarThe Sides and In Between – Rotten
  • KlezmaticsRhythm & Jews – Bulgar Á La Klezmatics
  • NxWorriesYes Lawd! – Best One
  • Ella FitzgeraldFirst Lady of Song – It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
  • Los FolkloristasMéxico III, Nuestras Raices – El Sacamandu
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  • RusalnaiaTime Takes Away – Cast A Spell
  • Alder & AshClutched in the Maw of the World – Seat Amongst God & His Children
  • The Microscopic SeptetBeen Up So Long It Looks Like Down to Me: The Micros Play the Blues – Simple-Minded Blues
  • Songhoy Blues (feat. Iggy Pop)Résistance – Sahara
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  • MudhoneyMudride – Touch Me, I’m Sick
  • The Dead CThe Damned – Truth
  • Jesse JamesMission – Six Minutes
  • PalbertaHot on the Beach – Desire
  • Alien Sex FiendThe Impossible Mission – The Impossible Mission
  • DescendantsAll – Collide
  • Hobo LordSweaty Already – I’ll Bury You
  • Trailer CampI Respect Your Footwear – Je Suis Cake
  • GrimesArt Angels – Kill v Maim
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : The Budos BandBurnt Offering – The Sticks

Studio technician : James Ryan

July 30, 2017 – À St-Henri

Craig Sauvé gets my vote à St-Henri!

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Playlist

  • Raymond LévesqueMontréal en 20 chansons – À St-Henri
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Jean-Luc PontyPonty Plays Zappa : King Kong – Music For Electric Violin And Low Budget Orchestra
  • Jefferson AirplaneBark – Feel So Good
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  • Kviria EnsembleSvanetian Folk Songs – Tsmidao Ghmerto
  • Nir FelderGolden Age – Memorial
  • VirvumIlluminance – The Cypher Supreme
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara, Laura MikkolaWorks For Piano – Ikonit (Icons) – Op. 6 – Kristuksen Kaste (The Baptism Of Christ)
  • Kids Eat CrayonsDogs at Play Among the Ruins – Winston Contemplates a Biology Lesson
  • HjaltalinEnter 4 – Lucifer/He Felt Like A Woman
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  • Howard Shore: London Philharmonic OrchestraThe Road To Jajouka, A Benefit Album (VA) – Al’Aita
  • Do Make Say ThinkStubborn Persistent Illusions – Horripilation
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  • Black AtlassYoung Bloods – Young Bloods
  • Minor ThreatMinor Threat – Small Man, Big Mouth
  • Hank Wood And The HammerheadsStay Home!! – The Ghost
  • Coalesce0:12 Revolution In Just Listening – Sometimes Selling Out Is Waking Up
  • Animals As LeadersAnimals As Leaders – CAFO
  • Nicholas NicholasAbout Town – Texas Architecture
  • RheyaUnion EP – When No One Else Is Around
  • Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds From Another Planet – Diving Woman
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Shalabi EffectTrial of St-Orange – One Last Glare

July 23, 2017 – Let The Music Play

Singer Takeyce – Ti brings some smooth R&B and more to this week’s episode.

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Playlist

  • Mose AllisonAllison Wonderland – If You’re Goin’ to the City
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Alice ColtraneHuntington Ashram Monastery – Ihs
  • Only A VisitorLines – Feigning Innocence
  • Cartoon LizardsNot Punk Not Raw – Aliver Than Ever
  • Takeyce – TiIt’s Possible – Play On
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  • Aretha FranklinSpirit In The Dark – Don’t Play That Song
  • Barry WhiteLet The Music Play – Let The Music Play
  • Bill WithersStill Bill – Use Me
  • BuikaNiña De Fuego – Culpa Mía
  • Chaka KhanI Feel For You – Through The Fire
  • India.ArieVoyage To India – Little Things
  • Lauryn HillThe Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill – Tell Him
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  • Fabrizio Cassol feat. Oumou SangareStrange Fruit – Soukora
  • MoodringCottage Mess – Of Metal and Burning
  • XMore Fun in the New World – I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts
  • Genetic ControlBrave New World – Suburban Life
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  • ManáAmar Es Combatir – Ojalá Pudiera Borrarte
  • Marcia GriffithsRocksteady – The Roots Of Reggae (VA) – Tide Is High
  • Michael JacksonDangerous – Heal The World
  • Nina SimoneI Put A Spell On You – Feeling Good
  • Peter ToshEqual Rights – Equal Rights
  • Taj MahalDancing the Blues – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugarpie Honeybunch)
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : ClannadLandmarks – Of This Land

Studio technician : James Ryan

July 16, 2017 – Aesthetics Of Freekickance

I’m just going to put this right here. You know what to do

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Playlist

  • Bernie MartinBernie’s Reel to Reel Compilation Vol 1 – Paradise Cafe
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Les McCann & Eddie HarrisSwiss Movement – You Got It in Your Soulness
  • Swamp WolfPrerecorded Histories – Brown and Green
  • Bob Marley & the WailersGreatest Hits at Studio One – I’m Still Waiting
  • The LimiñanasMalamore – Paradise Now
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  • Baby DeeSafe Inside the Day – Bad Kidneys
  • Bad UncleTheodore – Bananaphone
  • The UnsettlersThe Unsettlers – Heavy Handed
  • Turlu TursuAccordion n’ Drum n’ Bass – Oriental Klezmer Dub
  • Amsterdam Klezmer BandZaraza – Tarantula
  • KalRadio Romanista – Pour Enfants Et Personnes Sensibles
  • Jordi Rosen4 Songs For You – The City Hums
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  • The NecksUnfold – Timepiece
  • AnohniHopelessness – Crisis
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  • Tsegue-Maryam GuebrouEthiopiques 21- Ethiopia Song – A Young Girl’s Complaint
  • Arthur Brown’s Kingdom ComeGalactic Zoo Dossier – Creation / Gypsy Escape
  • Joni VoidSelfless – Aesthetics Of Disappearance
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : Kiyoshi Kobayashi & the Ukulele Swing GangUkulele Starwars Aloha Force (VA) – Princess Leia’s Theme

July 9, 2017 – Train Freep A-Loopin

A rolling solo effort to keep your ears engaged

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Playlist

  • Ornette ColemanVirgin Beauty – Singing in the Shower
  • Roland KirkLeft and Right – Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
  • Charles MingusPithecanthropus Erectus – Pithecanthropus Erectus
  • Tangerine DreamStratosfear – Stratosfear
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  • Juana Molina, Alejandro FranovJuana Molina, Alejandro Franov – Oberturano Y Radar
  • Son De MaderaSon De Madera – Los Chiles Verdes
  • Aurita Castillo Y Su ConjuntoLo Esencial De La Cumbia (VA) – Chambacu
  • Celso piñaLo Esencial del Pop en Espanol (VA) – Cumbia sobre el rio
  • Joni MitchellBlue – Blue
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  • Surrender To The AirSurrender To The Air – And Furthermore (Track 8)
  • The LimiñanasMalamore – The Train Creep A-Loopin
  • MotörheadMotörhead – Train Kept a Rollin’
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  • Betty Carter‘Round Midnight – Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool
  • Baba zulaGecekondu – Le furet dans la fôret en feu
  • Baba Commandant & the Mandingo BandJuguya – Ntijiguimorola
  • A Tribe Called RedA Tribe Called Red – Look At This
  • Tanya Tagaq Gillid & Celina Kalluk with Michel DeveauTruly Something 2 (VA) – Ilunikavi
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  • TALKOVER MUSIC : The River PilotsThe Unexpected Adventures of… – Shoulder to Shoulder

Studio technician : James Ryan