Monday, November 30, 2009

Show tracks for Sat. Nov. 28/09

There I thought that the new releases would slow to a trickle. I set up dates for Rewind! #2 and The Festive 50. Then a slew of new releases, some sneak peaks at lps coming out in 2010, like Futureheads, Emma Pollock, Steve Mason and singles from Paul Weller, The Wild Swans and Silver Sun. I think Christmas came early!

fuck buttons - phantom limb
jamie t - the man's machine
the hours - never see you again
the wild swans - liquid mercury
julian casablancas - i wish it was christmas today
pet shop boys - it often doesn't snow at christmas
futureheads - struck down
silver sun - access
city of glass - big ideas
sonic avenues - girls with pearls
spaceman 3 - big city (demo)
paul weller - 7 & 3 is the striker's name
primal scream - i want you (troggs cover)
lp session #1 joe goddard "harvest time"
joe goddard - tinned apricot
joe goddard - half time oranges
joe goddard - lemon & lime (home time)
joe goddard - pineapple chunk
the draymin - love will see you through
codeine velvet club - i am the resurrection
steve mason - all come down
lunar youth - peppermint lounge
emma pollock - hug the harbour
frightened rabbit - nothing like you (bbc 6 session)
frightened rabbit - living in colour (bbc 6 session)
the unwinding hours - knut
lp session #2 nine black alps "locked out from the inside"
nine black alps - salt water
nine black alps - silence kills
nine black alps - along for the ride
men - big fucker
get back guinozzi! - police & thieves
styrofoam ones - o.t.t.a.p.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Monthly Indiessential Chart for November 2009

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. WHOLE NEW WAY The Horrors (XL)
2. ONLY REVOLUTIONS (LP) Biffy Clyro (14th Floor)
3. POST ELECTRIC BLUES (LP) Idlewild (Cooking Vinyl)
4. SWIM UNTIL YOU CAN’T SEE LAND Frightened Rabbit (FatCat)
5. NO MORE FLOWERS Cherbourg (Chess Club)
6. DON’T LOOK DOWN (LP) Cerys Matthews (AIS)
8. OPEN HEARTS (LP) The Longcut (Melodic UK)
9. THE HOUSE THAT DIRT BUILT (LP) The Heavy (Counter/Ninja Tune)
10. GET CLOSER Life In Film (Clip Club)
11. DOUBLE NEGATIVE Grammatics (Dance To The Radio)
12. PARK LANE ARCHIVES (LP) Various Artists (Freud/Jungle Full)
13. SLOW ATTACK (LP) Brett Anderson (B.A. Recordings)
14. SEX ON FIRE Bon Bon Club (Rare Breed)
15. TRAPPED ANIMAL (LP) The Slits (Sweet Nothing)
16. ALBUM (LP) Girls (True Panther)
17. INTRODUCING (LP) Brilliant Colors (Slumberland)
18. ADULTERY Little Comets (Columbia)
19. LANDING (LP) Githead (Swim)
20. ROOM 7½ (LP) Dot Allison (Arthoused)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for November 2009

Monday, November 23, 2009

Show tracks for Sat. Nov. 21/09

I can't believe where this year has gone. Nearly the holidays already. That can only mean 1 thing, year end lists. I started to go over this in my mind last week. How about you? I'd love to see your picks when the time comes.
Since the show before the Festive 50 Countdown will be another episode of Rewind! I started playing Christmas songs already. I know, but you can't go shopping without hearing them anyways. Besides the ones I'll play will be cool, like Camera Obscura's "The Blizzard". More to come in the following weeks leading up to the holiday special shows.

fanfarlo - fire escape
gemma ray - fist of a flower
the cribs - last years snow
gin riots - the polka
pistola kicks - shoes
the job - soon
maps - the note (these voices)
the xx - teardrops
beak - i know
joe goddard - apple bobbing
camera obscura - the blizzard
the ghost is dancing - this thunder
the good natured - your body is a machine
sambassadeur - days
delphic - doubt (demo)
bad lieutenant - split the atom
echo & the bunnymen - drivetime
missles - burning in water (request)
savior adore - early bird
george washington brown - a good year
wetdog - lower leg
comanechi - naked
----lp session luke haines "21st century man/achtung mutha"
luke haines - love letter to london
luke haines - our man in buenos aires
luke haines - english southern man
luke haines - ex-teds
the twilight sad - that room
stereophonics - innocent
ash - joy kicks darkness
ash - arcadia
jarvis cocker - girls like it to
get back guinozzi! - low files tropical
brilliant colors - mythic

Monday, November 16, 2009

Rewind! show tracks for Sat. Nov. 14/09

Cowboys & Indies Rewind! premiere is in the bag. Hope you enjoyed it. It was a lot of fun playing all those ole favourites. You can request any of your faves too by emailing me or messaging me here.
Reminder that you need to know the first ever song played on Rewind! to win the contest on the second Rewind! show in December. I'll see if the most generous music director at CJAM can donate any cds for the prize.
Here's the holiday show schedule again:

Saturday, December 19/09 - Cowboys & Indies Rewind!
Saturday, December 26/09 - 2009 Festive 50 Part 1
Saturday, January 2, 2010 - 2009 Festive 50 Part 2

the fall - hit the north
loop - black sun
arcade fire - haiti
the vaselines - oliver twisted
heavy stereo - reaching for heaven
a certain ratio - life's a scream
mansun stripper vicar (request)
simple minds - "c" moon cry like a baby
pulp - little girl (with blue eyes)
adam & the ants - kings of the wild frontier
sleeper - nice guy eddie
mighty lemon drops - my biggest thrill
altered images - sentimental
moose - soon is never soon enough
beta band - dr. baker
lemon jelly - nice weather for ducks
propaganda - sorry for laughing
mo solid gold - david's soul
dave howard singers - road warrior
the damned - ignite
cooper temple clause - blind pilots (request)
laugh - paul mccartney
all about eve - our summer
the smiths - jeane
speedy - boy wonder
the chills - i love my leather jacket
new fast automatic daffodils - penguins
boys brigade - melody
peter godwin - images of heaven
the sound - total recall
blue peter - don't walk past

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Show tracks for Sat. Nov. 7/09

Less than a week away, next weeks show will be the world premiere of Cowboys & Indies Rewind! Mark your calendars, hire your babysitters, make the necessary arrangements to make sure that you don't miss the big
Seriously, tune in next week for the first Cowboys & Indies Rewind. The musical history of Cowboys & Indies and it's influences. The only rule is that no music will be played that was released in the last 5 years. So for the first 2 Rewind shows only music from 2004 and earlier will be featured. So tune in and enjoy. Even call or email requests.

ian brown - just like you
richard hawley - don't get hung up in your soul
young rebel set - walk on
the view - double yellow lines
life in film - sorry
idlewild - dreams of nothing
idlewild - all over the town
puressence - raise me to the ground
editors - human
githead - over the limit
sunshine underground - everything right now (sound of sirens)
for those about to love - to save a man
silver starling - closer
parlour steps - the catastrophists
-----lp session #1 biffy clyro "only revolutions"
biffy clyro - god & satan
biffy clyro - born on a horse
biffy clyro - booooom, blast & ruin
biffy clyro - cloud of stink
rose elinor dougall - fallen over
camera obscura - the sweetest thing (request)
the school - and suddenly
brilliant colors - english cities
george washington brown - end of the…
subway - simplex (request)
delphic - alterstate
massive attack - psyche (flash treatment) w/ martina topley-bird
the slits - reggae gypsy
-----lp session #2 brett anderson "slow attack"
brett anderson - hymn
brett anderson - summer
brett anderson - julian's eyes
the cinematics - lips taste like tears
the big pink - dominos (request)
oceansize - legal teens
arctic monkeys - fire & the thud

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Monthly Indiessential Chart for October 2009

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. GREYHOUNDS IN THE SLIPS Joy Formidable & Paul Draper (self-released)
3. VANITY KILLS Codeine Velvet Club (Island)
4. LOVE AND TERROR (LP) The Cinematics (The Orchard)
5. TRUE LOVE 1980 Ash (Atomic Heart)
6. YOUNG FIGHT EP Amusement Parks On Fire (Filter)
7. LIKE ANGELS (LP) Screaming Lights (ANTI-)
9. FORGET THE NIGHT AHEAD (LP) The Twilight Sad (Fat Cat)
10. SEA OF REGRETS I Like Trains (Beggars Banquet)
11. ALTERSTATE Delphic (Kitsune)
12. NO SMOKE, NO MIRRORS (LP) The Holloways (Snapper)
13. XXXX (LP) You Say Party! We Say Die! (Paper Bag)
14. THE FOUNTAIN (LP) Echo & The Bunnymen (Ocean Rain)
15. NEVER CRY ANOTHER TEAR (LP) Bad Lieutenant (Triple Echo)
16. THE CAPTAIN Biffy Clyro (14th Floor)
17. MY WAY (LP) Ian Brown (Polydor)
18. BONFIRES ON THE HEATH (LP) The Clientele (Merge)
19. SIGH NO MORE (LP) Mumford & Sons (Uni/Island)
20. SPLITTING THE ATOM EP Massive Attack (Virgin download)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for October 2009

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Show tracks for Sat. Oct. 31/09

The extent of the Halloween theme was the two opening tracks. I left the themes to the people who do them

the automatic - monster
plugs - all them witches
dot allison - love's got me crazy feat paul weller
cery matthews - a captain needs a ship
spring tigers - hyboria
little comets - adultery
the slits - peer pressure
mika miko - so tough
the noisettes - saturday night
the heavy - long way from home
bat for lashes - what's a girl to do? (request)
florence & the machine - cosmic love (request)
you say party! we say die! - cosmic warship avengers
we are wolves - vague
land of talk - sixteen asterisk

lp session v/a "the park lane archives"
the bluebells - young at heart (demo)
primal scream - velocity girl (alt mix)
altered images - now that you've gone (unreleased)
ac acoustics - bluff drive by (demo)

githead - landing
2nd layer - fixation
andrew weatherall - let's do the 7 again
doves - house of mirrors
elbow w/ richard hawley & the bbc orchestra - the fix
noah & the whale - blue skies
mumford & sons - roll away your stone
mumford & sons - i gave you all
the holloways - sinners 'n' winners
the holloways - little johnny went to parliament
zoot woman - witness
bad lieutenant - dynamo
echo & the bunnymen - do you know who i am?
girls - god damned
the horrors - whole new way