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Morning Mayhem

The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour! AGAIN!!!!

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  • Hey Cowboy!, Freckles
  • Palehound, Cinnamon
  • Deerhoof/Awkwafina, Your Dystopic Creation Doesn’t Fear You
  • Caroline Rose, Jeannie Becomes a Mom
  • Stef Chura, Spotted Gold
  • Dianna Lopez, So I Don’t Feel Useless
  • Luna Li, Baby Shred
  • Habibi, Siin
  • Melody’s Echo Chamber, Shirim
  • Little Dragon, Where You Belong
  • KMD, Peachfuzz
  • A Tribe Called Quest, Excursions
  • MF DOOM, Licorice
  • MF DOOM, Saffron
  • MF DOOM, Benzoin Gum
  • MF DOOM, Sarsaparilla
  • MF DOOM, Coffin Nails,
  • Christian Rowell – Rapp Snitch Knishes
  • Bass Fury, Nada

March End

This week on the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, airing live on CHLY 101.7fm to the vicinity where~1 million human beings live

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What played:

Episode 584: Unusual Fruit

The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour is a celebration on a radio station of cooperation, participation, information, and let’s face it, alliteration. This program has been carefully curated for you specifically*, and is ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED to fit your tastes exactly**.

*as one of a million potential listeners, **not guaranteed

Give generously if you can to the community-based media in your area. They’re probably broke! [sad smiling guy with the white beard, you know who I’m talking about] Do so for this radio station, if you can afford to automatically overlook $5 quietly disappearing from your bank account every month. chly.ca/donate

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  • Spirit, The Other Song
  • The Mermen, The Goodbye
  • Jess Sah Bi & Peter One, Clipo Clipo
  • Etran de L’Air, Agrim Agadez
  • Daniel Lanois, Frozen
  • Jr Thomas & The Volcanos, Burning Fire
  • Extra Golden, It’s Not Easy
  • Osees & Thee Oh Sees, Said the Shovel
  • Philip Glass/Kronos Quartet/Michael Riesman, Osamu’s Theme
  • The Petch Phin Thong Band, Soul Lam Plearn
  • Gil Trythall, Folsom Prison Blues
  • Thundercat, Walkin’
  • KAYTRANADA, At All
  • @specialtyproduce, mangosteen
  • @specialtyproduce, cara cara orange
  • @specialtyproduce, rhubarb
  • @specialtyproduce, canistel/yellow sapote/eggfruit
  • @specialtyproduce, black sapote/ chocolate pudding fruit

Slay and Sour Variety Hour

On this March 16th, 2022, I present to you a live radio event so unique and amazing that it only happens once every 168 hours and only for the limited timeframe of a decade and running. It’s another fresh Sweet and Sour Variety Hour.

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Here are the tracks

  • Selena, I Could Fall in Love
  • Tash Sultana, Maybe You’ve Changed
  • Har Mar Superstar, Late Night Morning Light
  • Mean Lady, Bop Bop
  • Mean Lady, Lonely
  • Sleigh Bells, Rill Rill
  • Tune-Yards, Powa
  • Rubblebucket, What a Fool Believes
  • Zach Deputy, Put it in the Boogie
  • BoomBox, Lost Ya
  • US Girls, 4 American Dollars
  • Greta Van Fleet, Stardust Chords
  • Hiko, Dancin is What I Do (sped up) Slay
  • BT News, Russian Sanctions