Saturday, August 23, 2014

Playlist for 8/20/14: Pet Songs

This Wednesday, I went to an event at the Humane Society for dogs and their owners before coming in to do my show, so for the second hour I played songs with a theme of animals you keep as pets - mostly dog & cat songs, but also a few bird and rabbit songs as well.

If you missed the show, you can listen online until next Wednesday night at http://wruv.org/thisweek?2014-08-20_2000h_Wed-Flight_of_the_Squawkatiel_with_McSquawk.m3u or http://wruv.org/schedule/wednesday

Before we get to the playlist, here are my Top 5 songs from this week's hour of new music:

5. Paperhaus - Cairo


4. Fink - Keep Falling


3. LOUDS - Ways


2. Wunder Wunder - Coastline


1. Rubblebucket - On the Ground


Here is this week's playlist:

Time Title Artist Album Label Genre
08:03 pm On the Ground Rubblebucket Survival Sounds Communion Rock
08:07 pm Coastline Wunder Wunder Everything Infinite Dovecote Rock
08:11 pm Autumn Bear in Heaven Time is Over One Day Old Dead Oceans Rock
08:15 pm Rainy Taxi Spoon They Want My Soul Loma Vista Rock
08:19 pm Cairo Paperhaus "Cairo" s/r Rock
08:25 pm The Bullfighter Dies Morrissey World Peace is None of Your Business Harvest Rock
08:27 pm Ways LOUDS If More People Bought Art, More People Would Buy Art s/r Rock
08:32 pm Divinity (feat. Amy Millan) Porter Robinson Worlds Astralwerks RPM
08:39 pm Gangsters of Suburbia WALLA Gangsters of Suburbia EP s/r Rock
08:43 pm Enjoy the Silence Herbert Weixelbaum 8 B-Bit Operators: Tribute to Depeche Mode Receptors Music RPM
08:47 pm Wait (feat. Lolo) Lemaitre Singularity Astralwerks RPM
08:51 pm Gimme Bubblegum The Derevolutions The Derevolutions s/r Rock
08:54 pm The Wolf is on the Hill Tweedy Beck Song Reader Capitol Rock
08:56 pm Keep Falling Fink Hard Believer R'COUP'D Rock
09:06 pm Plea From a Cat Named Virtute Frank Turner Polaroid Picture EP Interscope Rock
09:10 pm Kitten With a Whip Kitten Sunday School Atlantic Rock
09:14 pm The Love Cats Tricky Vulnerable Sanctuary Rock
09:17 pm New Cat My Body "New Cat" Danger Village Rock
09:21 pm Lord of the Pounce Marc Gunn & the Dubliners' Tabby Cats Irish Drinking Songs for Cat Lovers Mage Folk
09:27 pm Every Dog Has Its Day Flogging Molly Swagger Side One Dummy Rock
09:31 pm Dog Park Minus the Bear They Make Beer Commercials Like This Suicide Squeeze Rock
09:34 pm Doggy Bounce Crazy Dogggz Flight of the Conchords Season 1 HBO Other
09:36 pm The Dog Is Mine K-os BLack on BLonde Nettwerk Rock
09:40 pm Living Like a Dog Priestess Hello Master RCA Metal
09:44 pm Birds We Are Serenades Criminal Heaven Interscope Rock
09:47 pm Early Bird Savoir Adore In the Wooded Forest Cantora Rock
09:51 pm Little Bird Courage Old Canes Feral Harmonic Saddle Creek Rock
09:56 pm Rabbit Kids Shrag Life! Death! Prizes! Where It's At Is Where You Are Rock
09:59 pm Red Rabbits The Shins Wincing the Night Away Sub Pop Rock

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Playlist for 8/13/14: Crazy Carnival

On last week's show, since we are getting to that time of year when the fair comes to town, I played a "crazy carnival" themed set for the second hour. If you missed the show, be sure to listen before it's gone and tomorrow's show replaces it.

But first, my top 5 new songs from last week's show:

5. Friendship Park - Not a Word



4. Morrissey - Earth is the Loneliest Planet



3. Beck - Heaven's Ladder



2. Slow Club - Complete Surrender



1. Alvvays - Next of Kin



If you missed the show, you can listen online at http://wruv.org/thisweek?2014-08-13_2000h_Wed-Flight_of_the_Squawkatiel_with_McSquawk.m3u or http://wruv.org/schedule/wednesday

Here is the playlist:

Time Title Artist Album Label Genre
08:02 pm The First Time Matt Kivel Days of Being Wild Woodsist Rock
08:05 pm Faultlines (Demo) Field Division FatCat Records Demo FatCat Rock
08:11 pm Green and the Blue Fink Hard Believer R'COUP'D Rock
08:18 pm Heaven's Ladder Beck Beck Song Reader Capitol Rock
08:21 pm Complete Surrender Slow Club Complete Surrender Wichita Rock
08:25 pm Earth is the Loneliest Planet Morrissey World Peace Is None of Your Business Harvest Rock
08:28 pm Next of Kin Alvvays Alvvays Polyvinyl Rock
08:34 pm Sisters The Raveonettes Pe'ahi Beat Dies Rock
08:37 pm Relative Wray Wray Communicating Vessels Rock
08:40 pm Walking Away Dead Stars Slumber Old Flame Rock
08:44 pm Jump My Train The Bamboos Fever in the Road Nettwerk Rock
08:50 pm Take it to the Hoop The Derevolutions The Derevolutions s/r Rock
08:53 pm Last Forever Fenech-Soler "Last Forever" SO Recordings Rock
08:56 pm Not a Word Friendship Park "Not a Word" s/r Rock
09:06 pm Invalid Tub Ring Fermi Paradox Invisible Rock
09:09 pm Tragedy's a Coming Primus Green Naugahyde ATO Rock
09:14 pm Oh No Gogol Bordello Gypsy Punks Side One Dummy Rock
09:18 pm Coin Operated Boy The Dresden Dolls The Dresden Dolls Roadrunner Rock
09:23 pm Enola Gay Quasar Wut-Wut Taro Sound Glorious Noise Rock
09:25 pm Where's Max 3 Wake Pig Metal Blade Rock
09:27 pm A Year of Judges Stolen Babies There Be Squabbles Ahead The End Rock
09:32 pm Coming For You Twelve Foot Ninja Silent Machine Volkanik Metal
09:35 pm Key-Hole Cooky Conspiracy C2 AllCity Entertainment Rock
09:38 pm Why So Serious? (Alternative 12 Inch Mix) Mechanical Cabaret Wtii Records 2013 Free Compilation WTII Rock
09:45 pm Waffle of Death Logan Whitehurst & the Jr. Science Club How Does An Electrostatic Motor Work? s/r Other
09:49 pm M.O.B. F (...as in Frank) EP s/r Metal
09:52 pm Knee Deep in the Squantz Bog of Naugatuck Mod Flanders Conspiracy Take a Ride on My One-Wheeled Rickshaw s/r Metal
09:58 pm Neonate Giant Squid Metridium Fields The End Metal

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Playlist for 8/6/14: August Mix

For the second hour of this week's show, I went with a theme capturing the feel of that last month of summer, with a set of tunes that are more on the pop end of shoegaze.

If you missed the show, you can listen online for up to a week at http://wruv.org/thisweek?2014-08-06_2000h_Wed-Flight_of_the_Squawkatiel_with_McSquawk.m3u or http://wruv.org/schedule/wednesday

My Top 5 Songs from this week's new music hour:

5. The Bamboos - Helpless Blues



4. Tops - Sleeptalker



3. Sticky Fingers - Just For You



2. Saint Pepsi - Fiona Coyne



1. Fink - Looking Too Closely


And here is the playlist for this week's show:

Time Title Artist Album Label Genre
08:03 pm Long Night Guster "Long Night" s/r Rock
08:08 pm Evil Phox Phox Partisan Rock
08:13 pm Looking Too Closely Fink Hard Believer R'COUP'D Rock
08:19 pm Candleholder Monomyth Saturnalia Regalia! Mint Rock
08:20 pm Mile High Grass 1, 2, 3 Big Weather American Hermitage Rock
08:25 pm Goshen '97 Strand of Oaks Heal Dead Oceans Rock
08:28 pm Helpless Blues The Bamboos Fever in the Road Nettwerk Rock
08:34 pm Gold Silver Diamond Generationals Alix Polyvinyl Rock
08:37 pm The Bug Bear Hands Distraction Cantora Rock
08:41 pm Just For You Sticky Fingers Land of Pleasure Sureshaker Rock
08:46 pm Fiona Coyne Saint Pepsi "Fiona Coyne" / "Fall Hard" single Carpark Rock
08:49 pm Time Between Bear in Heaven Time Is Over One Day Old Dead Oceans Rock
08:53 pm Sleeptalker Tops "Change of Heart" / "Sleeptalker" Arbutus Rock
08:56 pm Everything Infinite Wunder Wunder Everything Infinite Dovecote Rock
09:07 pm In Mind Abram Shook Sun Marquee Western Vinyl Rock
09:11 pm Red Eyes The War on Drugs Lost in the Dream Secretly Canadian Rock
09:16 pm Saucer Eyes Snowmine "Saucer Eyes" s/r Rock
09:20 pm In Love With Useless A Sunny Day In Glasgow Sea When Absent Lefse Rock
09:25 pm Parallelogram Deastro Moondagger Ghostly International Rock
09:28 pm Me & Mary Asobi Seksu Hush Polyvinyl Rock
09:32 pm Kelly The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Days of Abandon Yebo Rock
09:35 pm After Hours Ablebody "After Hours" 7" s/r Rock
09:40 pm Get a Life Little Red Midnight Remember True Panther Sounds Rock
09:44 pm Fever Dreams Light Pollution Apparitions Carpark Rock
09:49 pm Into Blue Frankie Rose Herein Wild Fat Possum Rock
09:52 pm Heart Full of Pentagons Film School Fission s/r Rock
09:58 pm Red Balloon Azure Ray As Above So Below Saddle Creek Rock

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Playlist for 7/30/14: Funky Summer Jams

This week's show featured a playlist of groovy, funky tunes for summer: a mix of reggae, ska, hip hop and funk rock.

Starting this week, I will do something new on this blog: count down my Top 5 New songs from the first hour (so you can listen to the best tracks here first). So here is this week's Top 5:

5. Tops - Change of Heart


4. Lust For Youth - Illume


3. International Departures - The Title of Returning Champion


2. Bear in Heaven - Way Off

Listen at whro.org

1. Phox - Slow Motion


If you missed this week's show, you can listen online for up to a week at http://wruv.org/thisweek?2014-07-30_2000h_Wed-Flight_of_the_Squawkatiel_with_McSquawk.m3u or http://wruv.org/schedule/wednesday

Click here for this week's playlist.

Playlist for 7/30/14: Electro R&B

Last week's show featured a 2nd hour playlist of the more electronic, R&B inspired sound which has become popular in the last few year.

You can listen to this show (until tonight's show) at http://wruv.org/thisweek?2014-07-23_2000h_Wed-Flight_of_the_Squawkatiel_with_McSquawk.m3u or http://wruv.org/schedule/wednesday\

Here is the playlist:

Time Title Artist Album Label Genre
08:03 pm Hospital Bed Island Boy Basic Instincts Rita Rock
08:06 pm Time Go Caught a Ghost Human Nature +1 Rock
08:10 pm Dream Girl Miniature Tigers Cruel Runnings Yebo Rock
08:16 pm Down The Kooks The Bad Habit EP Astralwerks Rock
08:18 pm Dying Day Landlady Upright Behavior Hometapes Rock
08:20 pm Fade Northheart Northheart EP s/r Rock
08:23 pm (Theme From) Monomyth Monomyth Saturnalia Regalia! Mint Rock
08:26 pm Adult Diversion Alvvays Alvvays Polyvinyl Rock
08:31 pm Climber New Entry Braid No Coast Topshelf Rock
08:34 pm Vanilla Boris Noise Sargent House Rock
08:38 pm Night Running Mean Creek Local Losers Old Flame Rock
08:40 pm Yeah, Tonight Gold-Bears Dalliance Slumberland Rock
08:44 pm Weak Currents Buddy Last Call For the Quiet Life Stove Punchin' Rock
08:48 pm Golden Waves A Sunny Day In Glasgow Sea When Absent Lefse Rock
08:52 pm Lia Kitten Kitten (Bonus Track) Elektra Rock
09:02 pm Breezeblocks (Sebastian Carter Remix) Alt-J Breezeblocks Sebastian Carter RPM
09:07 pm Never Matter Toro Y Moi Anything in Return Carpark Rock
09:10 pm Feel Dead Times "Inner Gold" s/r Rock
09:15 pm Moonchild (Mouse On Mars Remix) Cibo Matto Moonchild Warner Bros. RPM
09:20 pm Frontier Psychiatrist The Avalanches Since I Left You Modular RPM
09:25 pm Ave B La Big Vic Cold War Underwater Peoples Rock
09:30 pm Seconds Ghost Loft "Seconds" s/r RPM
09:35 pm Wildfire SBTRKT SBTRKT Young Turks RPM
09:39 pm Subtle (feat. Mikky Ekko) Active Child Rapor EP Vagrant Rock
09:42 pm Bloodflows Sohn Tremors 4AD RPM
09:47 pm Stay (feat. Nick Acquroff) Chiefs "Stay (feat. Nick Acquroff)" s/r RPM
09:53 pm Ex-Files Loveskills Multiplicity No Shame Rock

Playlist for 7/16/14: Glitched Business

Sorry, I've not been good about putting up my playlists lately! This show is no longer available to stream online, but featured a bunch of songs with that glitchy style of electronics popular in the 00's during the second hour.

Here is the playlist:

Time Title Artist Album Label Genre
08:02 pm U-Turn Amatorski From Clay to Figures Crammed Discs Rock
08:06 pm Is It Natural? Donovan Blanc Donovan Blanc Captured Tracks Rock
08:09 pm Wormholes Mimicking Birds Eons Glacial Pace Rock
08:12 pm 1936 Phox Phox Partisan Rock
08:17 pm Armida Lust For Youth International Sacred Bones Rock
08:22 pm Writing on the Wall Bear's Den Without/Within Communion Rock
08:26 pm Hold Tight Midnight Faces The Fire is Gone Broken Factory Rock
08:32 pm Go Grimes WRUV Rock Singles July 2014 Mix #1 4AD Rock
08:35 pm Fool's Gold Manicanparty The District EP Atwork Rock
08:38 pm The Body, It Bends A Sunny Day in Glasgow Sea When Absent Lefse Rock
08:42 pm Sensible Kitten Kitten Elektra Rock
08:47 pm East End Hollows Braid No Coast Topshelf Rock
08:50 pm Luna Fear of Men Loom Kanine Rock
08:54 pm Captives The Sea The Sea "Captives" s/r Rock
09:04 pm Random Word Generation Freestyle Boy Backroom "Random Word Generation Freestyle Boy" s/r RPM
09:05 pm Nannou Aphex Twin Windowlicker Warp RPM
09:10 pm Sleeping In The Postal Service Give Up Sub Pop Rock
09:14 pm Quitter's Raga Gold Panda Companion Ghostly International Rock
09:17 pm Complex Scenic Square Grey EP s/r Rock
09:21 pm The White Flash (feat. Thom Yorke) Modeselektor Happy Birthday! BPitch Control RPM
09:26 pm Breathing Lessons Edapollo Shallow Swell Bad Panda RPM
09:31 pm Ungirthed Purity Ring Shrines 4AD RPM
09:34 pm Inner Hue Anenon Inner Hue Alpha Pup RPM
09:39 pm H Soft Escape The Age of Rockets Hannah Astronaut / Dinosaur Rock
09:43 pm An Owl With Knees The Books Lost and Safe Temporary Residence Ltd Rock
09:49 pm From One Wrong Place to the Next The Notwist Close to the Glass Sub Pop Rock
09:52 pm Ram Ram The Deer Tracks The Archer Trilogy Pt. 1 The Control Group Rock
09:57 pm You Are Here Falling Off Maps A Seaside Town in Winter Square Peg Round Hole Rock

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Playlist for 7/9/14: 3 Years of Flight of the Squawkatiel!

This week's show was a very special one, because exactly three years ago I had my first show on WRUV (from 6-9 am). For the second hour I played a bunch of my favorite songs from that very first show, as well as others I have played over the last few years.

If you missed the show, you can listen online at http://wruv.org/thisweek?2014-07-09_2000h_Wed-Flight_of_the_Squawkatiel_with_McSquawk.m3u or http://wruv.org/schedule/wednesday

Here is the playlist:

Time Title Artist Album Label Genre
08:02 pm Dust Little May "Dust" Dew Process Rock
08:06 pm Acting Your Age Mimicking Birds Eons Glacial Pace Rock
08:10 pm Dwindle Craft Spells Nausea Captured Tracks Rock
08:14 pm Apples and Cigarettes Kitten Kitten Elektra Rock
08:18 pm Runaway Young Liars Tidal Wave Nettwerk Rock
08:21 pm Jennifer Lawrence Nova & The Experience Where We Go EP s/r Rock
08:26 pm Swimming Pool Blues Miniature Tigers Cruel Runnings Yebo Rock
08:31 pm Around Town The Kooks Bad Habit EP Astralwerks Rock
08:35 pm Brain Freeze The Voluntary Butler Scheme A Million Ways to Make Gold Split Rock
08:38 pm Melina The Burning of Rome Year of the Ox Surfdog Rock
08:42 pm Taiyo no Baka Boris Noise Sargent House Rock
08:47 pm Hangover Mind Mean Creek Local Losers Old Flame Rock
08:49 pm Forgiveness Bob Mould Beauty & Ruin Merge Rock
08:52 pm Kick Conor Oberst Upside Down Mountain Nonesuch Rock
08:56 pm The Judge You Me & Apollo Sweet Honey AA Duel Monopoly Rock
09:05 pm Gangsta tUnE-yArDs w h o k i l l 4AD Rock
09:09 pm Call It What You Want Foster the People Torches Columbia Rock
09:13 pm All of Me Tanlines Mixed Emotions True Panther Sounds Rock
09:18 pm The Ballad of Mr. Steak Kishi Bashi Lighght Joyful Noise Rock
09:21 pm If Ever I Stray Frank Turner England Keep My Bones Xtra Mile Rock
09:24 pm Scarecrow Enter the Haggis The Modest Revolution Firebrand Entertainment Rock
09:29 pm Seven Hours Adrian Roye & the Exiles Reclaimed s/r Rock
09:33 pm Falling Out Veronica Falls Waiting For Something to Happen Slumberland Rock
09:35 pm Out in the Way (feat. Wild Nothing) Beach Fossils What a Pleasure Captured Tracks Rock
09:41 pm Myth Beach House Bloom Sub Pop Rock
09:45 pm Isjaki Sigur Ros Kveikur XL Rock
09:49 pm Middle States The Appleseed Cast Middle States Graveface Rock
09:57 pm Kill the Light Kitten Kitten Elektra Rock