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Half Music Half Esther Part 2

Part 2 of what we started last week on The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour. Half music and the second half of a one-hour conversation between Adam Grant and Esther Perel which aired on her new podcast called How’s Work (of which I highly recommend!)

Here is the file, airing via CHLY 101.7FM on Wednesday April 15th 2020

Tracks

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Half Happy Tunes Half Esther Perel on Work

This week on The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, we hear some upbeat music for half an hour, and then we hear the first half of a one-hour conversation between Adam Grant and the brilliant Esther Perel which aired on her new podcast called How’s Work (of which I highly recommend!)

Here is the file, airing live to over a million human beings in the Coast Salish area of Cascadia via CHLY 101.7FM

Here are the tracks

  • Rene Aubry – Happy Voices
  • Randy Newman – Monsters, Inc.
  • Rene Aubry – My Body is My House
  • George Bruns – Nation on Wheels
  • Mop Mop – Kamakumba
  • Taggy Matcher – Paranoid
  • Four Tet – Locked
  • Radio Citizen – Everything (feat. Bajka)
  • How’s Work with Esther Perel and Adam Grant

Spring Music and Nanaimo Chronicles New Podcast, Inside

On this week’s episode of The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, 50 minutes of a wild ride through a few different kinds of music, followed by an installment of Tod Maffin’s Nanaimo Chronicles Podcast – Inside.

Here is the file, airing to over a million humans in the Coast Salish area around the 101.7FM transmitter on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 beginning at 8am PST

The Music

  • Los Lobos – Kiko and the Lavender Moon
  • Luiz Bonfa – Pernambuco
  • Alex Izenberg – To Move On
  • Nancy Wilson – How Glad I Am
  • Linda McCartney – Seaside Woman
  • Johnnie Frierson – Have You Been Good To Yourself?
  • Pierre Cavalli – Un Soir Chez Norris
  • Wings – Spin It On
  • Ween – Learnin’ to Love
  • Blackrock – Yeah Yeah
  • Max Webster – Toronto Tonto’s
  • Gorillaz – Last Living Souls
  • They Might Be Giants – Seven Days of the Week (I Never Go To Work)
  • Talking Heads – Born Under Punches
  • The Avalanches – Frontier Psychiatrist
  • Beck – Gamma Ray
  • Nanaimo Chronicles, Inside – Wren

What’s That Song Extravaganza

From live in the studio, I’ll announce every darn song title and artist using my real human voice. Lucky you!

The File

The Tracks

  • Heartless Bastards – Only For You
  • Houndstooth – New Illusion
  • Houndstooth – Francis
  • Richard Swift – Lady Luck
  • Ultimate Painting – (I’ve Got the) Sanctioned Blues
  • BC Camplight – You Should’ve Gone to School
  • Good Morning – The Great Start
  • Good Morning – Once You Know
  • Hospitality – Friends of Friends
  • Hospitality – Eighth Avenue
  • DARKSIDE – Paper Trails
  • Thundercat feat. Flying Lotus – Them Changes
  • Little Dragon – Ritual Union
  • Ezra Koenig, SBTRKT – New Dorp, New York
  • Charles Bradley – Stay Away


99% Music, 1% Comment

This week on The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, we sample some of my favourite tracks heard on the program in the past year, plus a song called Heyoka Crisis by Skookum Sound System (Csetkwe Remix) with a little added Freda Huson. Let’s call it “audio art”.

Here is the file, broadcasting to like, a million people on 101.7FM CHLY

Tracks

  • Charles Bradley – Changes
  • Washed Out – Feel It All Around
  • Kim Jung Mi – Haenim
  • The Durutti Column – Otis
  • Fleet Foxes – Fool’s Errand
  • Sean Nichols Savage – Let Me Out
  • The Durutti Column – Sketch for a Summer
  • Benjamin Gibbard – Something’s Rattling
  • Javelin – Cowpoke
  • Jack Stauber – Buttercup
  • Jack Stauber – Dead Weight
  • Galt MacDermot – Tap Your Foot
  • Hercules & Love Affair – Raise Me Up
  • Skookum Sound System – Heyoka Crisis (Csetkwe Remix) with added words from Freda Huson