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Hip Hop Throwback

Some favourite old school hip hop tracks laid down on a live session in the CHLY downtown studios. Brought to life once more for this weeks Sweet and Sour’ness

Here is the track, decipherable on the 101.7FM frequency of terrestrial radio CHLY-FM at 8am PST on Wednesday July 8th 2020


  • People Under the Stairs – Graffiti on a High School Wall
  • People Under the Stairs – Montego Slay
  • Pete Rock – Back on da Block
  • Pete Rock – The Boss
  • Camp Lo – Luchini AKA This is It
  • A Tribe Called Quest – Melatonin
  • Q-Tip – ManWomenBoogie
  • Jurassic 5 – If You Only Knew
  • Digable Planets – Rebirth of Slick
  • Digable Planets – Where I’m From
  • Blackalicious – Swan Lake
  • Blackalicious – Shallow Days
  • Del the Funky Homosapien – Ahonetwo, Ahonetwo
  • KRS-One – A Friend

Requests, Onyeabor, & Decomposed on Beethoven

This week on The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour; we take a couple of special requests, and then we hear a ten-minute long 1980’s Nigerian rhythm from William Onyeabor. After that, an episode of Decomposed, a show from American Public Media.

Here is the file

The Tracks

  • ESG – Six Pack
  • Tortoise – Hot Coffee
  • Brian Eno – Burning Airlines Give You So Much More
  • XL- The Looking Glass
  • The Seshen – Distant Heart
  • Ry Cooder, Manuel Galban – Drume Negrita
  • Willian Onyeabor – The Moon and the Sun
  • Decomposed – “There is Only One Beethoven”

Longest Days

This Wednesday on the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, another week of straight up tunage and nothing else.

Here is the file, transmitting upon every living thing in a 5000 km radius around CHLY 101.7FM at 8 on the morning of June 24th 2020

  • Pokey LaFarge – Going to the Country
  • Angel Olsen – Sweet Dreams
  • The Raincoats – Lola
  • The Bats – Made Up In Blue
  • Podington Bear – Lip Gloss
  • Greg Phillinganes – Lazy Nina
  • Tanto Faz feat. Tamy (Quantic Remix) – Maga Bo
  • Labi Siffre – I Got The
  • Kamasi Washington – Clair de Lune
  • R. Stevie Moore – Another No Answer
  • Dungen – Alberto Balsam
  • The Abbie Hoffman Society – Beaver Fever

Tunes, Snowden on VICE, and TRNN

This week on The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, talk and music interspersed. Do you listen at 8am on CHLY 101.7FM or do you subscribe to the podcast? Here is the podcast RSS feed: http://ashta.ca/feed/podcast/ssvh2016

On a new show called Shelter in Place, global community member and co-founder of VICE interviews whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Then we hear from The Real News Network about Canada’s oil prices.

Here is the file, airing to over a million humans on Wednesday May 13th at 8am PST via CHLY 101.7FM

The tracks

  • Gitkin – Tail Chaser
  • Total Giovanni – Human Animal
  • Louis Cole – It’s So Easy
  • Alex Cameron – Mongrel
  • VICE : Shelter in Place
  • Sun Kil Moon- This is Not Possible
  • TRNN: As Oil Price Plummets, Call to Nationalize Industry Rises
  • Christine and the Queens – It