Playlist for January 22, 2008

Astrid Williamson - Reach
Astrid Williamson - Amarylis
Belle & Sebastian - The Act of The Apostle
Ballboy - You Can't Spend Your Life Hanging Around With Arseholes
Hayden - Take
Hayden - In Field & Town
Hayden - More Than Alive
Hayden - Damn This Feeling
Basia Bulat - Snakes & Ladders
Cuff The Duke - By Winter's End
The Sadies - What's Left Behind
The Foreign Films - Goodnight Kiss
Radiohead - Bangers & Mash
Radiohead - 4 Minute Warning
The Good, The Bad, and The Queen - Northern Whale
Editors - Munich
Editors - Bones
Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running
The Cinematics - Break
The Jesus & Mary Chain - Happy When It Rains
The Proclaimers - Throw The 'R' Away
The Proclaimers - Over and Done With

Playlist for January 15, 2008

The Smiths - Paint A Vulgar Picture
Depeche Mode - Everything Counts
The Sex Pistols - EMI
Radiohead - House of Cards
Radiohead - Jigsaw Falling Into Place
Radiohead - Videotape
Chucky Danger - Can You Feel It
Major Maker - In Love With You
The Stills - Still In Love Song
The Knaves - White Cars
Square Root of Margaret - Hollywood Will Find A Way
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - The Shows About To Begin
Tegan & Sara - Walking With A Ghost
Renann - Sick and Tired
The Ashgrove - Sleepwalking
The Ashgrove - Beauty Myth
Generation X - Kiss Me Deadly
The The - Giant

Playlist for January 8, 2008

Sara Craig - I Thrive / Liar
Delerium - Duende
Arcade Fire - The Well and The Lighthouse
Radiohead - Weird Fishes / Arpeggi
Radiohead - MK1/Down Is The New Up
XTC - Dear God
Cuff The Duke - If I Live Or If I Die
The Sadies - My Heart of Wood
The Rizdales - Made You Look
Blue Rodeo - Blue House
Raised by Swans - Violet Light
The Smiths - Girlfriend In A Coma
The Libertines - Time For Heroes
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - The Likes of You
Bauhaus - Telelgram Sam
The Clash - Brand New Cadillac
The English Beat - Whine and Grind / Stand Down Margaret

Top 10 Albums of 2007

1. Radiohead - In Rainbows
2. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
3. The Good, The Bad, and The Queen - Self Titled
4. Kaiser Chiefs - Yours Truly, Angry Mob
5. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Baby 81
6. Modest Mouse - We Were Done Before The Ship Even Sank
7. White Stripes - Icky Thump
8. Editors - An End Has A Start
9. Interpol - Our Love To Admire
10. She Wants Revenge - This Is Forever

Honourable Mentions To:
Art Brut - It's A Bit Complicated
Bad Religion - New Maps of Hell
Bright Eyes - Casadaga
The Donnas - Bitchin'
The Knaves - The Knaves

History of Us - January 1, 2008

The Cure - The Kiss
The Cure - Charlotte Sometimes
Psychedelic Furs - President Gas
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey
Joy Division - She's Lost Control
Joy Division - Shadowplay
Joy Division - Transmission
New Order - True Faith
Waterwalk - Turn Your Face Away
The Grapes of Wrath - Misunderstanding
The Lucy Show - A Million Things
The Smiths - What Difference Does It Make
Hoodoo Gurus - Come Anytime
Hoodoo Gurus - What's My Scene
The Dead Milkmen - Instant Club Hit
Teenage Head - Let's Go To Hawaii
Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug
Marianne Faithful - Broken English
Marianne Faithful - The Ballad of Lucy Jordan
T. Rex - Cosmic Dancer
Images In Vogue - Call It Love
Images In Vogue - Lust For Love
Marc Almond - Tears Run Rings
Talking Heads - Crosseyed and Painless
Sisters of Mercy - Temple of Love (Touched by the Hand of Ofra Haza)

History of Us takes a retrospective look at music from a CHRW perspective and is heard every Tuesday from 1:30-3:30 pm with host Steve Kopp.

Playlist for December 24, 2007

Radiohead: In Rainbows, Disc Two Preview
Down Is The New Up
Go Slowly
Last Flowers To The Hospital
Up On The Ladder
Bangers and Mash
4 Minute Warning

A Twist of Christmas
Martin Tielli - The River
Crash Test Dummies - The First Noel
Barenaked Ladies (with Sarah McLachlan) - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Sookie Mei & Friends - Christmas In London (And Nobody Cares)
Blend - Another Christmas Song
The Flints - The Day After The Day After Christmas
Boris Karloff - Tomorrow Is Christmas, It's Practically Here
The Great Shakes - Heat Miser
The Inflatable Men - We're A Couple of Misfits
Richard Cheese - Christmas In Las Vegas
The Bobs - Santa's Got A Brand New Bag
Bad News - Cashing In On Christmas
Matt Dusk - Cool Yule
The Pretenders - 2000 Miles
Adam Sandler - The Chanukah Song
The Pogues - Fairytale of New York
Joel Kopischke - Christmas in the Sun
Automatics - Come On Santa
Thurle Ravenscroft - You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch
On Air Library - Snow Miser
Tom Waits - Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis
Death Cab For Cutie - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
NQ Arbuckle - Christmas In Hell
Mojo Nixon - Son of Santa
The Reverend Horton Heat - Santa on the Roof
'63 Monroe - Run Run Rudolph
Joel Kopischke - Shopping Mall of Broken Dreams
Ingris Lucia - Zat You Santa Claus
Henry Rollins - 'Twas The Night Before Christmas

Since I was not able to host my show on Christmas Day, I offered to fill in this time slot (3:30-6:00 pm) so I could spin my personal brand of seasonal selections. Then, four days before, I received the Radiohead In Rainbows discbox in the mail and I just had to preview the songs on Disc Two.

Playlist for December 18, 2007

Dead Can Dance - I Can See Now
Dead Can Dance - American Dreaming
The Most Serene Republic - Humble Peasants
Cub - Motel 6
The Hives - Try It Again
The Libertines - Up The Bracket
The Knaves - White Cars
The Sugarcubes - Birthday
Travis - Sing
Chucky Danger - I'm On Fire
Joy Division - She's Lost Control
The Foreign Films - Another World Behind The Sun
Tricky - Black Steel
Dillinger Escape Plan - Black Bubblegum
Muse - Supermasive Black Holes
One Free Fall - Heaven To Bed
Arcade Fire - Black Mirror
Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running
The Marble Index - Everyone Else

Playlist for December 11, 2007

Radiohead - Nude
Raised By Swans - Scent
Arcade Fire - Ocean of Noise
Chucky Danger - Queen Charlotte of the Hyenas
The Hives - Tick Tick Boom
Stars - Take Me To The Riot
She Wants Revenge - True Romance
Hoodoo Gurus - Come Anytime
The Style Council - My Ever Changing Mood
New Model Army - White Coats
Square Root of Margaret - Hollywood Will Find A Way
Tom Waits - Goin' Out West
Art Bergman - Faithlessly Yours
PJ Harvey - Turn Up The Radio
PJ Harvey - White Chalk
Ani Difranco - Cradle and All
The Donnas - Don't Wait Up For Me
Juliette & The Licks - You're Speaking My Language
Crash Vegas - I Gave You My Heart
Zen Bungalow - This Could Very Well Be True

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