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KXLU setlist: June 5, from 9am – 12pm

This is what I played today on the radio:

Jacob Cooper // Silver Threads
Pochonbo Electronic Ensemble // Reunification Rainbow
Ghost Noise // Space Opera
American Gil and the Major Dudes // Lunchtime Riverside (Tucson version)

Julia Holter // Maria
ALONE // Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? (Shirelles cover)
Arthur Alexander // Without a Song
the Pains of Being Pure at Heart // Falling Over (DJ Downfall Sprechenbann Mix)

the Monolators // Silver Cities
No // Leave the Door Wide Open
Pitbull // Don’t Stop the Party (DJ Detweiler version)
Spooks // Down to the River

Traps PS // Back Station
Rainbow Arabia // Without You
Hawnay Troof // Gods are Crazy

Dream Panther // Chutes and Ladder
Burning Palms // Pyramid
Liars // Can’t Hear Well
Divine // You Think You’re a Man

Fun Boy Three // the Tunnel of Love
So Many Wizards // Day Dream
Washing Machines // Big Cyst

Soft Sailors // Work Doesn’t Pay
José Larralde // Quimey Neuquen (Chancha Via Circuito Remix)
Tune-Yards // Gangsta
Elf Power // Grey Cloth Covering My Face

*Erik Felix Block*
Post Life // 23
Keychain // Copy and Paste
Pulse Out // One and the Same

Jimmy Cliff // Ruby Soho (Rancid cover)
James // If Things Were Perfect
Belle and Sebastian // Your Cover’s Blown (Miaoux Miaoux remix)

TV Nicks // Identity
Bür Gür // Bush
a Horse a Spoon a Bucket // Bubblegum
Geoff Geis // Tongue (REM cover – 2014 remix)

the Schlangerflowers // Der Wilde, Wilde Westen
Roberto Cacciapaglia // Measurable Joys
So Wrong // You Stole My Drugs
Althea and Donna // Uptown Top Ranking

Casey Chisholm // Tell Your Self
Kid Infinity // The End is Never Now
Michael Vidal // Appraisal
Gary Rafferty // Baker Street (DJ Detweiler version)

Orange Juice // Wan Light
Yelle // Ce Jeu

Arthur Russell // That’s Us/Wild Combination

Background music by Dnonkong, the Dukes of Dixieland, Philip Glass, a random compilation of instrumental Tropicalia, and myself.

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Playlist from KXLU, Jan 5

With Dalton. Italics indicate “new adds:”

 

  • Moses Campbell – It’s Over 1
  • Fabio – After Dark
  • Evan Voytas – ASTRO
  • La Sera – Never Come Around
  • Voice on Tape – Sister May I
  • ESG – UFO
  • Fabio – After Dark
  • Family Fodder – Film Music
  • the Moviegoers – Big High School
  • Reading Rainbow – Wasting Time
  • Vibe Dispensary – Spitting in the Mirror
  • Dead Western Plains – Alta
  • Kurt Vile – Early Dawnin
  • the Fresh and Onlys – Nothing Ever Happens
  • Kai Martin – Jag Dansar Inte
  • The Electronic Concept Orchestra – Penny Lane
  • LA Ladies Choir – Oh My Beautiful World
  • Pizza! – Big Mammoth Skull
  • Le Switch – How We Imagined It
  • Skull Tape – Whip My Hair (Gimme the Blood)
  • Ty Segall and Michael Cronin – Wear Black
  • Jon Barba – I’m Sorry
  • Halloween Swim Team – Pitch Black (Jonathan Tramp Remix)
  • Jud Jud – selections from “No Tolerance for Instruments”
  • Kit – Rain
  • the Mae Shi – Run to Your Grave
  • Melt Banana – Tapir’s Flown Away
  • Nobunny – Your Mouth
  • Sister Fucker – School Spirit
  • the High Dwellers – Sitting Alone at Movies
  • Julia Holter – In the Same Room
  • Cloud Nothings – Old Street
  • Mistah FAB – Ghost Ride It
  • the Mo-dettes – White Mouse (Disco)
  • We Are the World – Fight Song
  • Hawnay Troof – the Gods Are Crazy
  • from “Mega Man”
  • Moog Cookbook – Hotel California
  • Maskull – Hollywood Gypsy
  • Little Teeth – Billows
  • Sara Goes Pop – Fleeced
  • Stolen Power – Little White Lies
  • Uli and the Gringos – No Quero
  • Chelsea Wolfe – Widow
  • Os Mutantes – Panis et circensis
  • Deathskull and her Rigormorts – Jackie Robinson
  • James – Fire So Close
  • Jandek – Variant
  • Manu Chao – Papito
  • Phil Wilson – Three Days
  • BKK – Secret War
  • My Little Airport – Leo, Are You Still Jumping Out of Windows in Expensive Clothes?
  • Ice Cream Truck songs

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Playlist from KXLU, Jan 4

Italics indicate “new adds:”

  • Graham Gouldman – Go For It
  • the Homosexuals – Vociferous Slam
  • Dream Being – Cara Mia
  • Dungen – Vara Snabb
  • Emily Lacy – 7 Dawn
  • the Afro Soul Tet – Afrodesia
  • the Hive Dwellers – Sitting Alone at the Movies
  • No Paws (no lions) – No Ghosts
  • the Happy Hollows – Lieutenant
  • the Fresh and Onlys – Tell Me What You Want to Know
  • Dnonkong – Heaven Only Knows
  • Oorutaichi – Uiui-mar-chan
  • Captain Bartok – Bartok Obama
  • Vibe Dispensary – No Resistance
  • Kid Static – Glare
  • Deerhoof/Kasai Allstars –  Travel Broadens the Mind
  • Jon Barba – I’m Sorry
  • Wasteland Jazz Unit – Tiger Hatchery
  • Fernanda Ulibarri – Sol
  • Laco$te – Cellie
  • Crocodiles – Soft Skull (In My Room)
  • Angelo Spencer et L’ Orchidee d’ Hawaii – L’argent (part one)
  • Pesteg Dred – Almost
  • from “Castlevania”
  • Reading Rainbow – Tough Love
  • Geeta Dutt – Karib Aao
  • Orange Juice – Flesh of My Flesh
  • Vibe Dispensary – Spitting in the Mirror
  • Dead Western Plains – Alta
  • the Pine Hill Haints – My Bones Are Gonna Rise Again
  • Hawnay Troof – Bizarre Triangle
  • Half Japanese – Penny in the Fountain
  • Happiness – I’m Just a Fool
  • Happy Birthday – Girls FM
  • Future Islands – Walking Through that Door
  • Einstürzende Neubauten – Wenn Dann
  • Quem Quaeritis – Taco Party
  • La Sera -Never Come Around
  • Kid Infinity – P.Y.C.O.
  • Abe Vigoda – All Night and All Day
  • Hard Place – Photographer
  • Dump – the Big Bands
  • Patrik Fitzgerald – George
  • Oru Cantado – Kesho o Elegbara e Kiri Nya Kiri Nya  Ago
  • Skull Tape – Whip My Hair (Gimme The Blood)
  • the Raincoats – Shouting Out Loud
  • Halloween Swim Team – Pitch Black
  • Garageland – Fingerpops
  • the Monolators – Silver Cities

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Playlist from KXLU, Nov 17

Today, I substituted for Liberty on KXLU. This is what I played. Italics indicate “new adds,” which means that I wouldn’t necessarily have chosen them if I hadn’t been forced to do so. A lot of them were good, though:

  • Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Falling Over (DJ Downfall Sprechenbann Mix)
  • Sexual Harassment – If I Gave You a Party
  • Alaap – Bhabiye Ni Bhabiye
  • No Paws (No Lions) – I’ve Always Been Content
  • Nicole Kidman – I’m Just a Normal Girl
  • No Age – Glitter
  • Reverand Dan – Goober Peas
  • Barrie Rose – Young
  • John Thill – Ring of Razor Wire
  • the Monolators – Silver Cities
  • Dan Plaza – Cool Cool Way
  • Mooney Starr – an Uptown Novelty
  • Avey Tare – 3 Umbrellas
  • Pino Donaggio – Theme from Carrie
  • Zola Jesus – Stridulum (this song, by the way, was horrible)
  • Essay – Touch Life
  • Michael Nhat – Getting Told the Wrong Story on Purpose
  • Nobunny – I Was on the Bozo Show
  • Fernanda Ulibarri – Sol
  • Summer Twins – the Good Things
  • So Many Wizards – Night Terrors
  • Evan Voytas – Getting Higher
  • Rainbow Arabia – Harlem Sunrise
  • Julia Holter – In the Same Room
  • Family Fodder – Debbie Harry
  • Devon Williams – a Truce
  • Uz Jsme Doma – Lullaby for Anzeka
  • Maston – Pearl Diver
  • Morgan Gee – Princess
  • Pigeons or Panthers – Praise
  • Characters Bold – Confessions
  • Emily Lacy – I Don’t Expect the World
  • Merry Christmas – Its Existence Makes Love Impossible
  • Shigeto – So So Lovely
  • Social Studies – Holler Boys
  • Voice on Tape – Sister May I
  • Hecuba – Walt
  • Jonesin’ – Rollerskates
  • Dnonkong – In the Oceanery
  • Amps for Christ – Broad Centre (live)
  • Sabrina – Boys
  • Sally Shapiro – I Know
  • Sun Tones – A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet
  • Agent Ribbons – Wallpaper of Skin
  • Bruce Haack – Man Kind
  • Laco$te – Numbers
  • Cowboys International – the Aftermath
  • James – If Things Were Perfect
  • Arthur Alexander – Where Have You Been?
  • Claude Francois – Hip Hip Hip Hoorah

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Playlist from KXLU, Oct 22

On October 22, I substituted for Molly on KXLU. With me were Mike and Pascal. This is what we played, including new Pizza! songs:

  • Pizza! – Buttersaw
  • So Many Wizards – Nico
  • Future Islands – Walking Through that Door

  • Hecuba – Extra Connection
  • Cambodian Cassette Archives – Lady Named No

  • Pizza! – Riding Thru the Jungle
  • Minor Threat – Salad Days
  • Pastor John Rydrgren – Search it Out!
  • ABC World News Tonight Theme
  • Evan Voytas – Getting Higher
  • Philip Glass – the Grid (excerpt)
  • Pigeons or Panthers – Praise

  • Barrie Rose – Young
  • Agent Ribbons – Oh La La
  • Kid Infinity – the Big Why

  • Geoff Geis – Super Bowl B4 De-lete
  • Laco$te – Numbers
  • Tennis – Marathon
  • Julia Holter – in the Same Room
  • Pine Hill Haints – My Bones Are Gonna Rise Again

  • Pizza! – Big Mammoth Skull
  • Uli & the Gringos – Parara
  • Moses Campbell – And It’s Over #1
  • SIGNALS – What Dreams
  • Amanda Jo Williams – the Man Who Sold the World
  • Barry Blue – Dancin’ on a Saturday Night
  • Thomas Function – Sherman’s March

  • Dirt Dress – An Introduction
  • Michael Nhat – Here’s a Mop to Clean the Floor
  • Hawnay Troof – Gods are Crazy
  • Johnnny Horton – the Battle of New Orleans

  • Pizza! – Saturday Night
  • Mooney Starr – An Uptown Novelty

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About


I'm a musician and writer from Los Angeles. When I feel motivated, I use this website to share my creative output and give my thoughts on the world around me.

Vanity Projects

I release cassettes and zines under the Vanity Projects label; I've done things by myself and also things by friends. Visit Vanity Projects on Tumblr.

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Music

This is Soft Sailors! We're a new band from Los Angeles. We don't have any upcoming shows scheduled, but you can hear us online:


Also, here are some solo songs I've uploaded recently to Soundcloud. I'm playing solo July 19th at the Pickle Factory at 647 Lamar Street in Los Angeles and September 1st at Los Globos in LA for a KCHUNG benefit.

In 2011, I released my first solo album, Princess. You can listen to it and download it on Bandcamp:

From 2005 until 2011, I was in the band Pizza! This is our album We Come From the Swamp:

From 2008-2010, I was in the band Big Whup. Here's one of our songs that I sang, called "Cover My Eyes:"

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