Marionberry Sweet and Sour

All over the map on today’s Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, CHLY’s best music selections between the hours of 8 and 9 every Wednesday for the past ten years.

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  • 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

Thimble Berry Sweet and Sour

Every Wednesday morning on CHLY 101.7FM at 8. Here’s an hour of amazing music minus the english language.

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  • Brigitte Fontaine, Le goudron
  • Brigitte Bardot, La madrague
  • Lijadu Sisters, Come on Home
  • Lily Chao, Picking Tea Leaves and Catching Butterflies
  • Slim Gaillard and His Orchestra, Yip Roc Heresy
  • Gillian Hills, Tut tut tut
  • The Barry Sisters, Vyoch Tyoch Tyoch
  • Leenalchi, Tiger is Coming
  • Marie Laforet, Marie douceur, Marie colere
  • Shintaro Sakamoto, まともがわからない
  • Shintaro Sakamoto, Extremely Bad Man
  • Khruangbin, Pelota
  • Molchat Doma, Судно
  • Laura Niquay, Moteskano
  • Silla and Rise, Aqittuq
  • iskwe and Tanya Tagaq, The Unforgotten

Raspberry Sweet and Sour

Live to 40 coastal communities on the big west coast every Wednesday at 8:00am PST! The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour is in its tenth year on-air!

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Here’s what went out over the airwaves on Wednesday July 13th

  • Benny Sings / Mac DeMarco, Rolled Up
  • Daft Punk, Something About Us
  • Mk.gee, You
  • Teebs, While You Doooo
  • Whitney, Red Moon
  • The Alchemist, Arrival
  • Doomstarks / MF DOOM / Ghostface Killah, Victory Laps – Instro
  • CZARFACE/ MF DOOM, Bomb Thrown – Instro
  • People Under the Stairs, The Love
  • Chali 2na, Comin’Thru
  • MF DOOM, Coffin Nails
  • Eric B. & Rakim, Keep the Beat
  • Abstract Orchestra, Accordion
  • Madlib, Stepping Into Tomorrow
  • Aesop Rock, Long Legged Larry
  • Noga Erez, End of the Road

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Salmon Berry Sweet and Sour

The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, every Wednesday morning airs live to about 1.5 million human beings, a few billion notable sea creatures, and literally trillions of bacterium. Yes, every one of these living organisms will be surrounded with the invisible frequency transmission of these songs via terrestrial radio giant CHLY 101.7 FM at 8am PST on Wednesday. Please donate if you can at because our lives cannot be ruled by a wealthy elite class, right?

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  • Peter Cat Recording Co, Soulless Friends
  • Peter Cat Recording Co, Heera
  • Bibio, Saint Thomas
  • FrankMasonMusic,Guvnor
  • FrankMasonMusic, Rollercoaster
  • FrankMasonMusic, Flaunt Spit
  • Frank Ocean, Lost
  • Earl Sweatshirt, Riot
  • Fleece, Upside Down
  • Fleece, on My Mind
  • Fleece, So Long
  • Rainbow Kitten Surprise, It’s called Freefall
  • Rainbow Kitten Surprise, When it Lands
  • Los Lobos, Kiko and the Lavender Moon
  • Tennis, In the Morning I’ll Be Better
  • The Bengsons, The Keep Going Song
  • Royksopp, Happy Up Here

Doubling Down

This week on the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour, we’re doubling down on the beat-driven tunes.

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  • Opiuo/Russ Liquid, On Your Side
  • Motifv, Look at the Stars
  • Dillard, Look Inside
  • Manic Focus, On the Horizon
  • Manic Focus/Statik, Stochastic Resonance
  • Late Night Radio, Forever in a Day
  • Versiple, null
  • Memorex Memories, Psycho Geometry
  • Kitty, Counting All the Starfish
  • Donor Lens, Desire Path
  • Sweeps, What I’m Giving You
  • Esbe, Fulfill/The Dream
  • Pogo, Patacake
  • Pogo, Tears in Her Eyes
  • Aphex Twin, Fingerbib
  • Esseks, Pigeon Toes