What to expect from todays Sweet and Sour Variety Hour: Half an hour of music, Film Buff Radio explores Moonrise Kingdom, 5 mins of event updates and weather-talk. Every Wednesday at 8am!
I spent last evening dusting off all of my old CD’s and picking out all my favourite tracks. This week’s episode of the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour featured 100% music, 100% from Ashta’s over-played personal collection from high school and beyond. These are the days of my life. No making fun!!
The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour is expecting a few new segments ready to start in the new calendar year. Metaphysical learnings and teachings from Flora the Clarvoyant, and a segment called Librarians on the Radio presented by employees of the Vancouver Island Ragional Library- Nanaimo branch. This week’s show was on the fly. Here it is in 4 parts: Continue reading SSVH: December Blabberings
We start off this chatty little hour with some Pretty Lights. This first segment goes into some Jerry Steen event update stuff and then we hear from Carl Sagan about what time is. How do we measure time? What is time? Deep, bruv. Reeo deep. (17 mins)
Second segmento I explore the wonderful world of Delhi 2 Dublin- who I get to meet tomorrow! You should come out to the Queens. It’s gonna be amazing! (8 mins)
More talk. We begin this segment with some Lennon. “You may think I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one”. An interview with very nice lady Maria who tells us a bit about why she translated a mexican book called 2012 and Beyond. Polished off with a bit of a chakra beatbox mantra! Cool, right? Lots of talking. I know. (16 mins)
More talk, but the shiz iz fascinating, right? Maybe one too many sear words for the morningtime (sorry soccer moms), but Joe Rogan verbalizes what I pften have a hard time expressing. It was kind of funny, because Maria (very nice older Mexican lady) would tell me not to apologize for Joe’s swearing. She said “he’s probably getting through to people! What he says is very important.” I agree, Maria. Swearing is good. Psychedlic drugs are good. Ask McKenna. (16 mins)
The show starts off with a good bassy-techno-y song called High Together, then moves into an event update with Jerry in Da Haus. It kind of felt like we were all “High Together”. You know, like on drugs or something. I dunno. The weather, and a prompt to pay pledges. (13 mins)
Second segment commence! A bright and cheery flamenco-inspired song, followed abruptly by Ween. You know how much I love Ween, right? After that I kind of go on and on about how to listen to the SSVH. Bear with me. (10 mins)
Flora the Clairvoyant and I have a conversation about the metaphysical! Past lives, meditation, the spirit world, inner awareness, you name it. She’s going to join us again in the future of this linear time! Have a question for Flora? Send your questions to ashta@ashta(dot)ca. We end the segment with some highjacked reglious song: Selassie is the Chapel by Bob Marley mon. (18 mins)
Basement Batman, Cab Calloway, Rap News, and Kate Bush. It’s not called a variety hour for nothin, folks. (19 mins)