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Hang and Twang

This week on the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, an hour of music for your listening plesh’. Special dedication for Geoff. Happy 40’th!

The file.

The tracks

  • The Reverand Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Pot Roast and Kisses
  • Pokey LaFarge – Going to the Country
  • T. Rex – Jeepster
  • Roger Miller – I’ve Been a Long Time Leavin’
  • Billy Fury – A Wondrous Place
  • Ween – Sweetheart
  • Brian Eno – Burning Airlines Give You So Much
  • The King Kahn & BBQ Show – Waddlin Around
  • Lou Reed – Street Hassle
  • Duane Eddy – Stalkin’
  • David Bowie – The Width of a Circle
  • The Velvet Underground – Rock and Roll
  • The King Kahn &BBQ Show – I’ll Be Lovin You
  • The Gories – Thunderbird ESQ
  • T. Rex – Mambo Sun

Few Words, Many Colours

On this week’s episode of the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, 100% instrumental tracks weaving through 4 or 5 different genres. A genuine mixtape of very few words. Broadcasting to about 1 million human souls in the Coast Salish area from the power transmitter of the mighty terrestrial station known as CHLY-FM 101.7 on the morning of September 9th 2020, 8am PST.

Please donate some money because, let’s face it, a true-blue media with no profits involved is a dying breed in this crazy world. We’re just passionate people working for little or no pay to bring you the fat goods. I’ve been donating money once a month for eight years, and donating my time every week for longer than that. It’s easy to set up monthly giving, and it’s easy to tell your friends about the station. This is the program schedule, there’s something for everyone.

This is the file.

This is the tracklist.

  • Flughand – Peninsula
  • Flughand – Atrebor
  • Pete Rock , C.L. Smooth – Back On Da Block – Instro
  • Pete Rock, Freddie Foxxx – Mind Frame – Instro
  • Saib – Sakura Trees
  • John Talbot – Sunshine
  • Luiz Bonfa – Pernambuco
  • Galt MacDermot – New Pulse I
  • Podington Bear – Lip Gloss
  • Vulfpeck – Test Drive Instro
  • The Meters- Cissy Strut
  • Javelin – Cowpoke
  • Bonobo – Cirrus
  • John Tejada – Farther and Fainter
  • Crystal Castles – Magic Spells

Themes and Dreams

Beginning the show today with the track that serves as the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour theme song for the past eight years: from the sic compilation album Tendown, Ricca Razor Sharp’s Bohemian Rap City. Then it’s music music music, concluding with some gripping neo-classical as we sample what the hell Max Richter did to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

Here lies the file ye seek! That which aired on Wednesday August 26th, 2020 on the terrestrial radio station CHLY 101.7FM

  • Ricca Razor Sharp – Bohemian Rap City
  • David Byrne & Brian Eno – Strange Overtones
  • Zack Mexico – Suzuki
  • The Kinks – Apeman
  • Khruangbin – The Number 4
  • Connan Mockasin – I’m the Man, That Will Find You
  • Homeshake – Every Single Thing
  • Foxygen – San Fransisco
  • The Lemon Twigs – Baby, Baby
  • Rhapsody in Blue – Gershwin
  • Max Richter et al – Recomposed Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Winter 1
  • Max Richter et al – Recomposed Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Summer 3
  • Ween – Ice Castles / Chelsea giving us the straight dope on listener-supported media and why you should give a shit

Music and Human Serviettes

This week on the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, some music and the documentary that Nardwuar’d Nardwuar.

Here is the file of information, which will occupy the frequency of 101.7FM for one hour on Wednesday August 19th 2020. Specifically 8am. Decipher it with the proper technology, or try concentrating really hard to tune into the waves pulsing around your body at that moment. Good luck, weirdo!

Wot happn

  • Stan Getz, Joao Gilberto – Aguas de Marco
  • Andrew Oldham Orchestra – The Last Time
  • LAKE – Madagascar
  • Sufjan Stevens – Jacksonville
  • Billy Stewart – Summertime
  • Julian Cope – Sunspots
  • CANADALAND: An Oral History of Nardwuar
  • The Evaporators – I Can’t Be Shaved!