May Beats

This week of the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, non stop music.

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  • Tribe Called Quest J Cole Remix, Can I Kick It?
  • D’Angelo, Sugah Daddy
  • Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth, T.R.O.Y.
  • Fugees Salaam Remix, Nappy Heads,
  • Guru and Baybe, Lifesaver
  • A Tribe Called Quest/Tim Latham/Tony Smalios, Oh My God Remix
  • A Tribe Called Quest/ Dan the Automator ,Lyrics to Go
  • Rakim, Once Upon a Rhyme (Nickleplate Remix)
  • Brand Nubian, All For One
  • Dirty Art Car, Sugar
  • Ratatat, Wildcat
  • El Michels Affair, Can It All Be So Simple
  • Lee Fields & The Expressions, Precious Love

Local Legends

It’s CANCON week here at the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, and we’re taking it one step closer to home with these tracks from artists who reside on this very island.

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Pale Red, Today
Pale Red, Never As Close
Pale Red, Boy Kings Pt II
Pale Red, Sun Sets in a Different Place
Apollo Ghosts, Tiger Head (Aaron Read)
Apollo Ghosts, Who Cares? (Nick Krgovich)
Apollo Ghosts, Hands Free (WUT)
Apollo Ghosts, Montreal Screwjob (KMVP)
Wolf Parade, Fine Young Cannibals
Wolf Parade, Solders Grin
Wolf Parade, Lousy Pictures
Carolyn Mark, Flaming Star
Painted Fruits, Gender
Painted Fruits, Mechanical Rhythm
Great Speckled Fritillary – Polar Star
Blue Moon Marquee, Shading Tree
Blue Moon Marquee, Hard Time Hit Parade

Spring Funding Drive 2021

  • The Bad Lovers – Good Man/Love Shine
  • The Bad Lovers – Freaks
  • The Bad Lovers – Actin’ Strange
  • Sheer Mag – Fan the Flames
  • Sheer Mag – Button Up
  • Sheer Mag – Point Breeze
  • Betrayers – Love Rat
  • Vulfpeck – Outro
  • Mieke Maimi – In The Old Forest
  • John Wizards – Musizenberg
  • Radiation City – Juicy
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Shakedown Stre
  • Vulfpeck – Back Pocket
  • Future Islands – Time on Her Side
  • Banzai Florist – Penguins
  • Babe Rainbow – Peace Blossom Boogy
  • Khruangbin – Evan Finds the Third Room
  • The Arsenic Lovers – Coma Town

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Associative Rap Functions

Our illustrious team of music-screeners worked around the clock to curate this special hour of break-beat, hip-hop, and downright funky jams to get down to. Just kidding. It’s only me and my kids. They do get down, but they get no say, and they sleep way more than I do.

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The tracks

  • Souleance, J’aime Marche
  • Greyboy, Mustangs Groove
  • Fort Knox Five/ Akil Dasan, Blowing up the Spot
  • St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Flow With It
  • Lettuce, Mt. Crushmore
  • Lettuce/ Flamingosis, Remember the Children
  • Greyboy/Quantic, Got to Be a Love – Paul Nice Remix
  • Orgone, The Vice Yard
  • Guts/Leron Thomas, Man Funk
  • Sharon Jones & The Dapkings, How Long Do I Have to Wait for You?
  • The Electric Peanut Butter Company, Damn Skippy
  • Khruangbun, Pelota
  • Altin Gun, Goca Dunya
  • Kitty Craft, Alright
  • Kitty Craft, When Fortune Smiles
  • Benny Sings, Big Brown Eyes

April Cools

This week on the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour. Some Canadian content, and some favourite songs from Darryl Graham’s facebook friends. All of this flanked by four-song sets by artists I just could not get enough of. My favourite song this week is easily “I Am Steve” by Hey Steve. Holy so good.

Here’s the file, airing live to 1.5 million human beans on the final Wednesday of March 2021 only on CHLY 101.7FM

Das Trax

  • April March, Sugar
  • April March, Mon petit ami
  • April March, Garcon Glacon
  • April March, Mon petit cowboy
  • La Casa Azul, La Revolucion Sexual
  • Blinker the Star, We Draw Lines
  • Wanda Jackson and The Cramps, Funnel of Love
  • Marty Robbins, Big Iron
  • Greta Van Fleet, Always There
  • Carmanah, Best Interests
  • Ruby Waters, Rabbit Hole
  • Hey Steve, I Am Steve
  • Hey Steve, Creep on Me
  • Hey Steve, What Was That Question?
  • Hey Steve, LA is OK
  • Stop Light Obversations, 2young
  • The Happy Fits, Best Tears
  • Sesame Street, Captain Vegetable