Category Archives: Playlists

412 Sea Of Bees / Sunmonks

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PJ Harvey – The Wheel – from the forthcoming album The Hope Six Demolition Project (Island, 2016)
Ron Sexsmith – Saint Bernard – Carousel One (Compass, 2015)

Sea Of Bees – Test Yourself – Build A Boat To The Sun (3Loop Music, 2015)

Sea Of Bees / Sunmonks in-studio:
– Dad (Sea Of Bees)
– Strength (Sunmonks)
– Don’t Follow Me (Sea Of Bees)

Sunmonks – Beast Of Eden – from a forthcoming album (Crossbill, 2016)
Laura Arkana met Peter Broderick – Huilen – Lentemusiek (HUSH, 2011)
Best Coast – Boyfriend – Crazy For You (Mexican Summer, 2010)

Trask Schulte – Every Alligator – unreleased (self, 2015)

Death Songs – So Deadly – Death Songs EP (Post-Consumer, 2010)

411 godflesh / godsmack

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With this show, Hello Cruel World moves to its new timeslot of Thursday afternoons 2 to 3pm.

Modern Kin – Abandon – Modern Kin (self-released, 2013)
The Shins – Spilt Needles – Wincing The Night Away (Sub Pop, 2007)
Great Wilderness – Intimation – Rest EP (self-released, 2011)

Chris Robley – Lonely People – The Great Make-Believer (self-released, 2016)
Mark Kozelek – Caroline (live) – Live At Biko (Caldo Verde, 2014)
Lou Barlow – Redeemed – Brace The Wave (Joyful Noise, 2015)
Robert Forster – Love Myself (And I Always Have) – Songs To Play (Universal Australia, 2015)

Courtney Barnett – Box Store – Super XX Man Volume XVI: Talk About (bandcamp, 2015)
Sufjan Stevens – Blue Bucket Of Gold (Remix) – Blue Bucket Of Gold Digital Single (Asthmatic Kitty, 2015)

Brendan Benson – Metarie – Lapalco (Startime International, 2002)
Neil Young – Reason To Believe (Tim Hardin) – A Letter Home (Third Man, 2014)

Jessica Lea Mayfield – Do I Have The Time? – Make My Head Sing (ATO, 2014)

Mike Doughty – Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating In The Future – Stellar Motel (MRI, 2014)

410 There Is No Mountain

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Rickie Lee Jones – Where I Like It Best – The Sermon On Exposition Boulevard (New West, 2007)
Volcano Choir – Husks And Shells – Unmap (Jagjaguwar, 2009)

There Is No Mountain – Benjamin – Luna (ORG, 2016)

There Is No Mountain in-studio:
– Listening To Sadness
– Experimenting With Happiness
– C’mon Friends

The Ascetic Junkies – (Don’t) Panic – This Cage Has No Bottom (self-released, 2010)

David Bowie – Space Oddity – Space Oddity (Mercury, 1969)

409 Mark MacMinn

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Neko Case – Things That Scare Me – Blacklisted (ANTI-, 2002)
Gillian Welch – Caleb Meyer – Hell Among The Yearlings (Acony, 1998)
mBilly – Malheur – Malheur (self-released, 2012)

Mark MacMinn – You’re So Cool – This Is Gonna Hurt (self-released, 2016)

Mark MacMinn in-studio:
– Two Months
– Friends Of Mine
– It’s Still You

Loudon Wainwright III – Cobwebs (live) – KGSR Broadcasts Volume 4 (self-released, 1996)

Reverend John DeLore & Kara Suzanne – Omie Wise – The 78 Project: Volume 1 (self, 2014)

408 Nathaniel Talbot

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Regina Spektor – My Dear Acquaintance – Gift Wrapped: 20 Songs That Keep On Giving (Warner Bros, 2009)

Malcolm Middleton – Cold Winter – 5:14 Fluoxytine Seagull Alcohol John Nicotine (Chemikal Underground, 2002)
Syd Barrett – Golden Hair – The Madcap Laughs (Harvest, 1970)
Robyn Hitchcock – Cathedral – I Often Dream Of Trains (Glass Fish, 1984)

Nathaniel Talbot – Able Man – Swamp Rose & Honeysuckle Vine (Fluff & Gravy, 2015)

Nathaniel Talbot in-studio:
– As The Way
– Before There Was Blue
– Born To

Lincoln Crockett – Psychopaths – Angels & Devils Alike (self-released, 2007)

407 best of 2015: songs

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Pre-game:
Mary Lou Lord – It’s A Wonderful Lie – Backstreet Angels (self, 2015)

Show:
Tom Brosseau – Hard Luck Boy – Perfect Abandon (Crossbill, 2015)
Alialujah Choir – From The Ground – Big Picture Show (Woodphone, 2015)
The Mountain Goats – Unmasked! – Beat The Champ (Merge, 2015)
Strangled Darlings – All We Do Is Make The Sound – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY.FM, 2015)

Alexa Wiley & The Wilderness – Must Be Birds – Alexa Wiley & The Wilderness (Red Newt, 2015)
Ezza Rose – Amelie – When The Water’s Hot (self-released, 2015)
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift – Follow Your Money – Follow Your Money 7” single (Yep Roc, 2015)
Anne-Marie Sanderson – Lilac Time – Shadows & Sparks EP (bandcamp, 2015)

Mikaela Davis – Never Lose – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY.FM, 2015)

Jake Kelly – Talking In Corners – what a quietfistfightfireworks display (band camp, 2015)
Elvis Perkins – The Passage Of The Black Gene – I Aubade (MIR, 2015)
Fred Thomas – Monster Movie – All Are Saved (Polyvinyl, 2015)

Richard Thompson – All Buttoned Up – Stil (Fantasy, 2015)

406 best of 2015: albums

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Pre-game:
Laura Marling – I Feel Your Love – Short Movie (Virgin, 2015)

Show:
Joanna Newsom – Anecdotes – Divers (Drag City, 2015)
Sufjan Stevens – Fourth Of July – Carrie & Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty, 2015)

Jessica Pratt – I’ve Got A Feeling – On Your Own Love Again (Drag City, 2015)
Little Wings – Hill Hidden Nog – Explains (Woodsist, 2015)
Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi – Shapeless – Cold Moon (Rusted Blue, 2015)

Robin Bacior – Smoke Dreams – Water Music (self-released, 2015)
Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield – Let’s Get Lost – Sing Elliott Smith (Ramseur, 2015)
Jose Gonzalez – With The Ink Of A Ghost – Vestiges & Claws (Mute, 2015)
Annalisa Tornfelt – One Heart At A Time – The Number 8 (Woodphone, 2015)

The Weepies – River From The Sky – Sirens (Nettwerk, 2015)
John Craigie – Catalina – Working On My Farewell (self-released, 2015)
Supercrow – Some Cloudy Day – Supercrow (self-released, 2015)

Fernando – Leave Your Radio On – Leave Your Radio On (Fluff & Gravy, 2015)

405 Ryan Sollee

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Michael Cera – Moving In – true that (band camp, 2014)
Laura Veirs – Through December – Birds Sometimes Dance (Around The Christmas Tree)
Weinland – Sunken Eyes – Breaks In The Sun (Badman, )
Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi – Roy – Cold Moon (Rusted Blue, 2015)

The Builders & The Butchers – No Tidings – A Festive Odyssey (band camp, 2014)

Ryan Sollee in-studio:
– Untitled
– Untitled
– Untitled (Foxy)

The Lemonheads – Frank Mills – It’s A Shame About Ray (Atlantic, 1992)
Sallie Ford – Intro – Slap Back (Vanguard, 2014)

Loudon Wainwright III – Suddenly It’s Christmas – Career Moves (Virgin, 1993)

404 Edna Vazquez

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Sinead O’Connor – Three Babies – I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got (Chrysalis, 1990)
This Is The Kit – Waterproof – Wriggle Out The Restless (self-released, 2013)
Lotte Kestner – Don’t Dream It’s Over (Crowded House) – Best Of Requested Cover Songs (bandcamp, 2015)

Edna Vazquez – Psicodelica – Sola Soy (self-released, 2015)
Edna Vazquez – Corazonada – Sola Soy (self-released, 2015)

Edna Vazquez in-studio:
– Volver
– Destinos
– Sola Soy

John Vecchiarelli – My Own Design – Tiny Rooms (Speck, 2001)
Barry Brusseau – Love And Adoration – The Royal Violent Birds (Gorbie Intl, 2012)
Brad Creel & The Reel Deel – Time And The Road – Time And The Road (self-released, 2015)

Dan Bern – So Many Ways – Hannukah Songs EP (bandcamp, 2014)
Jennifer Kimball – Joy To The World – Wintery Songs In Eleventy Part Harmony (bandcamp, 2014)

403 post-thanksgiving

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Dao Strom – On An Open Field – West EP (self, 2015)
Vikesh Kapoor – The Ballad Of Willy Robbins – The Ballad Of Willy Robbins (Mama Bird, 2013)
Joanna Newsom – Anecdotes – Divers (Drag City, 2015)

Loudon Wainwright III – Thanksgiving – Therapy (Silvertone, 1989)
Eef Barzelay – You Were Right (Built To Spill) – Fan Chosen Covers 4 (bandcamp, 2015)
Girlpool – Emily – Before The World Was Big (Wichita, 2015)
Sam Amidon – As I Roved Out – Bright Sunny South (Nonesuch, 2013)

Sun Kil Moon – Birds Of Flims – Universal Themes (Caldo Verde, 2015)

Dan Bern – Thanksgiving Day Parade – New American Language (Messenger, 2001)

Elvis Costello and the Attractions – Town Cryer – Imperial Bedroom (Columbia, 1982)

402 young folk

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Pancake Breakfast – It’s A Cruel And Beautiful World – The 3 EP Collection (bandcamp, 2011)

The Roches – Hammond Song – The Roches (Warner Bros., 1979)
Kurt Vile – All In A Daze Work – b’lieve i’m join down (Matador, 2015)
Lotte Kestner – Somebody – Covering Depeche Mode EP (self-released, 2015)

Hip Hatchet – Hold You Like A Harness – Hold You Like A Harness (self-released, 2015)
Peter Matthew Bauer – Philadelphia Raga – Liberation! (Mexican Summer, 2014)
Elliott Smith – Southern Belle – Elliott Smith (Kill Rock Stars, 1995)
Lou Barlow – Redeemed – Brace The Wave (Joyful Noise, 2015)

Dawn Landes – Young Folks – Tom Middleton Presents Crazy Covers 2 (Family Recordings, 2007)
Bonnie Prince Billy & The Cairo Gang – I’m Tired Of Singing My Song In Las Vegas – Tip The Glass And Feel The Bottom (Future Oak Record Co., 2015)
Shook Twins – Crisper – Hello Cruel World Session (KZME, 2014)
The Weepies – Sirens – Sirens (Nettwerk, 2015)

Super XX Man – Talk About – Talk About (bandcamp, 2015)

Loudon Wainwright III – One Man Guy – It’s Alright (Rounder, 1985)

401 mr. soul

to celebrate Mr. Neil Young’s 70th birthday

Neil Young – Mr. Soul – Unplugged (Reprise, 1993)
Ron Sexsmith – Philadelphia – Borrowed Tunes II: A Tribute To Neil Young (Universal Music Canada, 2007)
Neil Young – Sign Of Love – Le Noise (Reprise, 2010)

Neil Young & The Promise Of The Real – The Monsanto Years – The Monsanto Years (Reprise, 2015)
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift – Motion Pictures – Follow Your Money 7” (Yep Roc, 2015)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Prime Of Life – Sleeps With Angels (Reprise, 1994)

Neil Young – Leave The Driving – Greendale (Reprise, 2003)
Neil Young – Cinnamon Girl – Everyone Knows This Is Nowhere (Reprise, 1969)
Iron & Wine – Albuquerque – Archive Series Vol. 2 (Black Cricket Recording Co, 2015)
Neil Young – Reason To Believe – A Letter Home (Reprise, 2014)

Nick Cave – Helpless – The Good Son (Mute, 1990)

The Be Good Tanyas – For The Turnstiles – Hello Love (Nettwerk, 2006)

400 show 400

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Session tracks (7-8am):
Casey Neill – Once Upon A When (Daniel Littleton) – Hello Cruel World session (KPSU, 2001)
Matt Keating (with Jeff London) – Jacksonville – Hello Cruel World session (KPSU, 2002)

Pamela Means – Devil’s Henchman – Hello Cruel World session (KPSU, 2003)
Chris Moore – Constellations – Hello Cruel World at (KPSU, 2004)
Randy Kaplan – Hesitation Blues – Hello Cruel World session (KPSU, 2005)

Rose Polenzani – The Soft Parts – Hello Cruel World session (2008)
Super XX Man – Medication – Hello Cruel World session (2009)
Rachel Taylor Brown – Upright Man – Hello Cruel World session (KZME podcast, 2010)

Nate Lacy – Deadweight – Hello Cruel World session (KZME, 2011)
Anna Tivel – The Free – Hello Cruel World session (KZME, 2013)
Emperor X – Canada Day – Hello Cruel World session (KZME, 2014)
Duover – Le Shark – Hello Cruel World session (KZME, 2013)

Emily Logan (of Urban Wildlife) – The Road – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2014)

Album tracks (8-9am):
Momus – Tape Recorder Man – Folktronic (Le Grande Magistery, 2001)
Libby Kirkpatrick – White-Eyelashed Girl – Winged (Heart, 2002)
The Be Good Tanyas – It’s Not Happening – Chinatown (Nettwerk, 2003)
Laura Veirs – Ether Sings – Carbon Glacier (Nettwerk, 2004)
Jaime & Becky – Rusty Bike – Jaime & Becky (self, 2005)
Malcolm Middleton – A Brighter Beat (acoustic) – malcolmmiddleton.com (self, 2006)
Elvis Perkins – It’s Only Me – Ash Wednesday (XL, 2007)
The Mountain Goats & Kaki King – Mosquito Repellent – Black Pear Tree EP (Cadmean Dawn, 2008)
Damien Jurado – Rachel & Cali – Saint Bartlett (Secretly Canadian, 2010)
Gillian Welch – Scarlet Town – The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony, 2011)
Anais Mitchell – Young Man In America – Young Man In America (Wilderland, 2012)
Waxahatchee – Catfish – American Weekend (Don Giovanni, 2013)
Cataldo – In Now And Then – Gilded Oldies (self, 2014)
Jessica Pratt – Strange Melody – On Your Own Love Again (Drag City, 2015)

399 halloween

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Pre-game warmup:
Jad Fair – The Zombies OF Mora-Tau – The Zombies Of Mora-Tau EP (Armageddon, 1982)
Bauhaus – Party Of The First Part – The Sky’s Gone Out (Beggars Banquet, 1982)
Conan O’Brien – And They Call me Mad? – Record Store Day 7″ (Third Man, 2010)
Dead Can Dance – The Fatal Impact – Dead Can Dance (4AD, 1984)
The Specials – Ghost Town (Extended Version) – Stereotypical A’s and B’s (EMI, 2000)
Low – Monkey – The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop, 2005)
Daniel Johnston – Don’t Play Cards With Satan – 1990 (Shimmy Disc, 1990)
Kid Koala – Tricks N Treats – Scratchcratchratchatch (self, 1996)

Liliput – Feel Like Snakes Twisting In The Fog – Liliput (Kill Rock Stars, 2001)
Cat Power – Werewolf – You Are Free (Matador, 2001)
Psychomagic – Bad Idea – PDX Pop Now! 2015
Throwing Muses – City Of The Dead – Firepile CD Single (4AD, 1992)

They Might Be Giants – Dig My Grave – Apollo 18 (Elektra, 1992)
Clinic – The Watch (Made To Measure) – Do It! (Domino, 2008)
The Shaggs – It’s Halloween – Philosophy Of The World (Third Word, 1969)
Raffi – Five Little Pumpkins – Singable Songs For The Very Young (Troubador, 1976)

Show:
Robyn Hitchcock – Eerie Green Storm Lantern – A Middle Class Hero (Sonic Book, 2000)
Sun Kil Moon – Richard Ramirez Died Today Of Natural Causes – Benji (Caldo Verde, 2014)

Alela Diane – The Pirate’s Gospel – The Pirate’s Gospel (Holocene, 2006)
Dan Bern – Which Of These Things You Love Best – Halloween EP (band camp, 2011)
Kristin Hersh – Your Ghost – Hips & Makers (4AD, 1994)

Regina Spektor – Pound Of Flesh – Live At Bull Moose EP (Sire, 2006)
Edie Carey – Chemistry – When I Was Made (self, 2003)

The Decemberists – The Shankill Butchers – The Crane Wife (Capitol, 2006)
Vic Chesnutt – In Amongst The Millions – Left To His Own Devices (spinArt, 2001)
John Wesley Harding – Goth Girl – Live Wire! (self-released, 2006)
Claire Barnes – The Bat Song – demo cd (self-released, 2001)

Erin McKeown / Natalia Zukerman phone interview

Erin McKeown – That’s Just What Happened – Manifestra Acoustic disc (TVP, 2013)

Loudon Wainwright III – Halloween 2009 – 10 Songs For The New Depression (Proper, 2010)

398 xray covers 2

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John Craigie – Hungry Heart (Bruce Springsteen) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Strangled Darlings – Dead Flowers (Rolling Stones) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Brad Creel & The Reel Deel – Willing – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)

Jake Kelly – He Was A Friend Of Mine (Dave Van Ronk) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Dan Bern – Amarillo By Morning – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Emma Hill – The Eye (Brandi Carlile) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Alina Hardin – Wicked Game (Chris Isaak) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2014)

Matt Keating – Have You Never Been Mellow (Olivia Newton-John) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2014)
Chris Robley – Making Plans For Nigel (XTC) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)
Hamell On Trial – Rockaway Beach / White Riot – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)

Mike Coykendall – I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry (Hank Williams Jr.) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)

Moody Little Sister – Keep Me In Your Heart (Warren Zevon) – Hello Cruel World session (XRAY, 2015)

Iron & Wine – Albuquerque – Archive Series Vol. 2 (Black Cricket Recording Co., 2015)