Sunday, January 29, 2023

Sonic Bliss 23-05 (January 29)

Sonic Bliss #23-05
January 29, 2023




Hour 1
Drew - Goldfrapp
Songnumber 3 - Mocean Worker
True Love Waits - Radiohead
I Paint What I See - William Orbit & Beth Orton
Far Away - All India Radio
Shore - Fleet Foxes
Without You - Sasha Dobson
Mariana - Seu Jorge
Until the Morning - Thievery Corporation w/Emiliana Torrini
Mariella - Khruangbin & Leon Bridges
Chanchamayo - Area Code 51
Light Your Light - Delerium
Dead To The World - Royksopp

Hour 2
Come To Me - Bjork
Silk Road Dub - Jah Wobble
Lost Myself - SYML & Guy Garvey
Makes Me Wanna Die - Tricky
Eyesdown - Bonobo
Rise - Doves
Stampede - Sounds From The Ground
Outer Sunset - Tycho
A Question Of Lust - Depeche Mode
Blackbirds - Ghostly Kisses
Heavenly - Cigarettes After Sex
Beloved - Anoushka Shankar
Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want - Smiths/Dream Academy

Hour 3
Dissovled Girl - Massive Attack
Deep Blue Day - Brian Eno
Stars At Noon - Tindersticks
Spiritual High (State of Independence) - Moodswings
Homme - Brazilian Girls
Dreamland - Glass Animals
Sometimes It Happens - The American Dollar
Superheroes - Esthero
Borderline - Tame Impala (Blood Orange Remix)
One Night With The Valet - Tennis
Marlene Dietrich's Favourite Poem - Peter Murphy
Windchime - Pig & Dan
City Moon - Love Spirals Downward
Margo's Waltz - Lloyd Cole
ot - The Look Of Love - Susannah Hoffs


UTR 23-05 (King Tuff)

Under The Radar Radio #23-05
January 29, 2023

Pick Of The Week
King Tuff - Smalltown Stardust























Hour 1
King Tuff - Portrait Of God
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians - Balloon Man
boygenius - $20
Temples - Gamma Rays
Claypool Lennon Delirium - Easily Charmed By Fools
The New Pornographers - Really Really Light
Mac DeMarco - A Wolf Who Wears Sheep's Clothes
Blondshell - Joiner
King Tuff - Rock River
Phish - Kill Devil Falls
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Easy Now
Plains - Problem With It
Joseph Arthur - Dear Lord
Nickel Creek - Strangers

Hour 2
Joseph - Nervous System
Elliott Smith - Waltz #2
King Tuff - Tell Me w/SASAMI
Girl Scout - Weirdo
Braids - Evolution
Alvvays - Tom Verlaine
Television - Marquee Moon
Foxygen - On Lankershim
Drugdealer - Pictures Of You
King Tuff - How I Love
Vacationer - Paradise Waiting
Tennis - Let's Make A Mistake Tonight
Yo La Tengo - Aselestine

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Sonic Bliss 23-04 (January 22)

Sonic Bliss #23-04
January 22, 2023



Hour 1
Orbit Of Me - Delerium w/Leigh Nash
No Need To Ask, Baby - DJ Taucher
Corner Of My Eye - The Lemon Twigs
For Light - Jay Som
Hold On To  Your Dreams - Nicola Conte w/Gianluca Petrella & Debo Ray
Your Love Means Everything Pt 2 - Faultline w/Chris Martin
Falling - Julee Cruise
Lonely Soul - UNKLE w/Richard Ashcroft
Tresor - Gwenno
French Movie - Loner
11:11 - Team Sleepa
Summer Overture - Clint Mansell
Between The Bars - Elliott Smith

Hour 2
Whenever There Is You - Koop
Two Tongues - Swell Season
Lifted Up - Saru
That Kinda Girl - Fleurie
Jezebel - Depeche Mode
Nyquil - Alpha
It's Not That Far - Isla w/Josh Rouse
What If - Tosca
Swan Lake - William Orbit
Exploding Suns - King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard
Too Rude - Carmen Rizzo w/Eshtero
As The Rush Comes - Motorcycle
The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove - Dead Can Dance

Hour 3
Aquarius - Boards Of Canada
I've Seen It All - Bjork & Tom Yorke
Woodland - Nosaj Thing
Like Her - Mandalay
Sweetest Day - Control Freq. 
Take Your Time - Al Green & Corinne Bailey Rae
Wait For Me - Moby
This Isn't The Place - Nine Inch Nails
Did You Know That There's A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd - Lana Del Rey
Sweet Memory - Tindersticks
To The End - Woman's Hour
Student Bashing At The Seaside - The Bionaut
ot - Little Atoms - Elvis Costello


UTR 23-04 (Circa Waves)

Under The Radar Radio #23-04
January 22, 2023

Pick Of The Week
Circa Waves - Never Going Under





















Hour 1
Circa Waves - Electric City
St. Vincent - Regret
Girl Scout - Weirdo 
Weird Nightmare - Our Love Will Still Be There
Jealous Of The Birds - Blue Eyes
Caroline Rose - Miami
Ride - Leave Them All Behind
Inhaler - Love Will Get You There
Circa Waves - Your Ghost
Blossoms - Your Girlfriend
Braids - Evolution
The Subways - Black Wax
of Montreal - Coquet Coquette
DEADLETTER - Binge


Hour 2
Boygenius - $20
Gorillaz - Strange Timez (w/Robert Smith)
Circa Waves - Never Going Under
Softlung - Don't Say No
Portugal, The Man - Keep ON
King Tuff - Portrait Of God
The National - Tropic Morning News
Beck - Beercan
Superchunk - Everything Hurts
Chapterhouse/Sioiuxsee & the Banshees - Pearl/Kiss Them For Me
Belle & Sebastian - When You're Not With Me
Circa Waves - Northern Town
Moby - Like A Motherless Child
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Easy Now
Arlo Parks - Weightless

Sunday, January 15, 2023

Sonic Bliss 23-03 (January 15)

Sonic Bliss #23-03
January 15, 2023



Hour 1
Six Underground - Sneaker Pimps
Birds Of Passages - Lemongrass
Dream - Wests Indian Girl
Twin Flame - Weyes Blood
Once A Day - Mac Miller
The Power Of Goodbye - Madonna
Heaven - Bitter:Sweet
Held In The Arms Of Your Words - Tired Pony
I'll Take The Woods - Mocean Worker w/Ambrosia Parsley
Mr. Schwartz - Arctic Monkeys
Slip Into Something More Comfortable - Kinobe
To Watch The World Slip Away - Jono McCleary
Laura - Bat For Lashes

Hour 2
Lullaby - The Cure
Budapest Eskimos - The Lushlife Projects
Ocean City Girl - Ivy
Promethean Lies - William Orbit w/Ali Love
Joanni - Cocteau Twins
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Evangeline - Cocteau Twins
Foreverpeople - Daysleepers
We Haven't Spoke About The Weather - Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler
Paper Thin - Lianne LaHavas
Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime - Beck
The Departure - Michael Nyman
Silence - Kate Earl

Hour 3
Eden - Hooverphonic
White - Slowdown
Here It Is - Peter Gabriel
We're Free - Groove Armada
It's Way With Me - Wye Oak
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
Rollercoaster - Everything But The Girl
Ambicion Eterna (Eternal Ambition) - Thievery Corporation
Baja - Mr. Wolf & Henry Green
Dye The Winter Green - Bibio
The Sugar Troubles - Sonorous Star
Silent Spring - Massive Attack
Go Get It - Slowdive
(ot) - I Get Birds - Chakra Bird

(ot) = only on Michigan stations

UTR 23-3 (Belle and Sebastian)

Under The Radar Radio #23-03
January 15, 2023

Pick Of The Week
Belle and Sebastian - Late Developers





















Hour 1
Belle and Sebastian - I Don't Know What You See Me
Stars - This Charming Man
GIFT - Share The Present
King Tuff - Tell Me
Kate Bush - Love And Anger
Peter Gabriel - Pantopticom
Ben Folds with Regina Spektor - You Don't Know Me
Miss Grit - Lain (phone clone)
Belle and Sebastian - So In The Moment
Molly Burch w/ Wild NOthing - Emotion
Tennis - Let's Make a Mistake Tonight
Circa Waves - Electric City
Pale Saints - Angel (Will You Be My)
Temples - Gamma Ray

Hour 2
Everything But The Girl - Nothing Left To Lose
Tahiti 80 - Heartbeat
Belle and Sebastian - Give A Little Time
Softlung - The Other Side
Mates Of State - Sleep The Clock Around
M83 - Oceans Niagra
The New Pornographers - Really Really Light
Camera Obscura - New Year's Resolution
Black Belt Eagle Scout - Nobody
Dan Croll - Slip Away
Belle and Sebastian - The Evening Star
Leisure - Take You Higher
Daughter - Be On Your Way
Cults - Go Outside
Thee Sacred Souls - Love Is The Way






Sunday, January 8, 2023

Sonic Bliss #23-02 (January 8, 2023)

Sonic Bliss # 23-02
January 8, 2022



Hour 1
Air - Venus
Mary L. - St. Germain
Long Gone Blues - Billie Holiday (GXR Mix)
Someone To Love - Drugdealer
Inside And Out - Feist
Show Love - Everything Is Recorded
Little Fluffy Clouds - The Orb
The Hush - Rae & Christian 
Halo - Depeche Mode
Steer Your Way - Norah Jones
Castaway - Kate Havnevik
Into You - Richard X & Jarvis Cocker
Dayvan Cowboy - Boards of Canada
Milk - Garbage

Hour 2
Myth - Beach House
You And I - Delerium
Eyes Within - Gloria De Oliveira & Dean Hurley
As The Day Breaks - Carmen Rizzo w/Grant Lee Phillips
Jello - Lux
A Whiter Shade of Pale - Rhye
Misread - Kings Of Convenience
Elvis - Alpha
King Of The Mountain - Kate Bush
Shadow Man - David Bowie
As It Was - Vancouver Sleep Clinic
Stonemilker - Bjork
Silver Cruiser - Royksopp

Hour 3
Saturday Came Slow - Massive Attack
Strangers - Portishead
River - SAULT
Wild Wood - Paul Weller
Poems Of The Past - Fura
A Traveler's Delight - Plastyc Buddha
Windmills - Beauty's Confusion
The Trapeze Swinger - Iron & Wine
My Truth - Cocteau Twins
Cinnamon - Tamino
Debut - Melanie Laurent
You Feel Right - If By Yes
All We Ever Wanted Was Everything - Bauhaus
*Carnivores Unite - Blockhead



UTR 23-02 (Iggy Pop)

Under The Radar Radio #23-02
January 8, 2023

Pick Of The Week
Iggy Pop - Every Loser

Keep in mind, the swear words are not beeped or edited out on Spotify




















Hour 1
Iggy Pop - Frenzy
The Replacements - I Don't Know
The Subways - Black Wax
Dry Cleaning - Gary Ashby
Public Image Ltd. - Public Image
White Reaper - Pink Slip
Editors - Vibe
IDLES - Model Village
The Hold Steady - Sideways Skull
Iggy Pop - All The Way Down
Underworld - Get Your Shirt (f/Iggy Pop)
Death Valley Girls - What Are The Odds?
Enumclaw - Jimmy Neutron
Jack White - Lazaretto
Weird Nightmare - Our Love Will Still Be There

Hour 2
Morrissey - Rebels Without Applause
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - I'm Straight (Hippie Johnny)
Iggy Pop - Strung Out Johnny
Teddybears - Punkrocker (f/Iggy Pop)
Tom Waits - Goin' Out West
Gift - Share The Present
DEADLETTER - Binge
Parquet Courts - Wide Awake!
Sparklehorse - It Will Never Stop
King Tuff - Portrait Of God
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Pretty Boy
PINS - Aggrophobe (f/Iggy Pop)
Iggy Pop - Comments
The Lemon Twigs - Corner Of My Eye
Peter Gabriel - Panopticom  (yes, that is how it's spelled)



Sunday, January 1, 2023

Sonic Bliss 23-01 (January 1)

Sonic Bliss 23-01
January 1, 2023



















Hour 1
Catch You Dreaming - Ride
Form By Firelight - Jon Hopkins
Not That Sentimental Anymore - A Girl Called Eddy
Stars At Noon - Tindersticks
Lebanese Blonde - Thievery Corporation
Madrid - Holden
Don't Leave - Faithless
Sometimes It Happens - The American Dollar
Protection - Massive Attack
Across The Universe - Fiona Apple
Stranger In A Room - Jamie xx
One Night With The Valet - Tennis
Near The Black Forest - Vanessa Daou
First Day Of My Life - Bright Eyes
The Peace Song - Arteres Buipui

Hour 2
Breathe Me - Sia
Lucky Man - The Verve
Did You Know That There's A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd - Lana Del Rey
So Easy - Royksopp
Shattered - Koda
Lazy Lover - Brazilian Girls
Virginia Moon - Foo Figthers w/Norah Jones
Love Crime - Siouxsie Sioux
Tears From The Moon - Conjure One f/Sinead O'Connor
Rand McNally - Death Cab For Cutie
Face A La Mer - Blank & Jones
Fade Into You - Mazzy Star
Be Here Now - Ray LaMontagne

Hour 3
Koop Island Blues - Koop
Hush Hush - Fila Brazillia
Porcelain - Moby
Sci-Fi Silence - Florist
Black Mermaid - Esthero
Satisfied Mind - Jeff Buckley
I Wish You Love - Friends Of Dean Martinez
Fleeting Instant - Delerium
Once Upon A Time - Air
Elsewhere (Freedom Sessions Mix) - Sarah McLachlan
It Never Goes - Zola Blood
Finding Beauty - Craig Armstrong
Why Won't You Stay - American Music Club
*Indulge Me - Olive 

*only on extended version



 

UTR 23-01 (1983)

Under The Radar Radio #23-01
January 1, 2023

Looking back at 1983
















Hour 1
Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
Sparks & Jane Wiedlin - Cool Places
Icicle Works - Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream)
ABC - Poison Arrow
The Cure - The Love Cats
Depeche Mode - Everything Counts
Big Country - Fields Of Fire
R.E.M. - Sitting Still
Felony - The Fanatic
Fun Boy Three - Our Lips Are Sealed
Tears For Fears - Change
The Fixx - Saved By Zero
Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart

Hour 2
Ministry - Work For Love
Kajagoogoo - Too Shy
Echo & the Bunnymen - Never Stop
A Flock Of Seagulls - Wishing (If I Had A Photograph)
Human League - (Keep Feeling) Fascination
Laid Back - White Horse
Men At Work - Overkill
Bananarama - Shy Boy
Billy Bragg - A New England
Marshall Crenshaw - Whenever You're On My Mind
Nena - 99 Luftballoons
The The - Uncertain Smile
Bauhaus - She's In Parties
New Order - Age Of Consent


Sunday, December 25, 2022

Sonic Bliss 22-52 (Merry Blissmas)

Sonic Bliss 22-52
Merry Blissmas    (The Replay playlist is below)











Hour 1
Teardrop - Massive Attack
Number 4 - Sigur Ros
Carol Of The Bells - Bird & The Bee
Les Nuits - Nightmares On Wax
Winter Wonderland - Kate Havnevik 
Another Day - Air
Warm Water - Banks
Christmas Time Is Here - Vince Guaraldi
Silence - Delerium & Sarah McLachlan
Eight Candles - Yo La Tengo
Chilled Goodbyes - Medaka
Perfect Day - Lou Reed
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear - Over The Rhine
I Remember That - Prefab Sprout

Hour 2
Water In Our Hands - Dive Index
I'll Be Home For Christmas - She & Him
Cannonball - Damien Rice
Pavane - William Orbit (Gabriel Faure)
The Holly & The Ivy - Loreena McKennitt
Transatlanticsm - Death Dab For Cutie
All Is Full Of Love - Bjork
O Holy Night- Trombone Shorty
Holiday - Poor Moon
Frosty The Snowman - Cocteau Twins
Free Run - Xeno Sound System 
Waiting For You - Nick Cave
Enough Love - Mandalay
Snow Is Falling In Manhattan - Chili Gonzalez & Jarvis Cocker

Hour 3
Glory Box - Portishead
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Norah Jones
Catholic Country - Kings of Convenience
Everyday - Carly Comando
Breathe In - Frou Frou
River - Joni Mitchell
No Reason - Bonobo with Nick Murphy
Just A Girl, She Said - Dubtar
First Class - Khrunangbin
Petals - Bibio
Oiche Chiuin (Silent Night) - Enya
Greensleeves - Dave Brubeck
Snowlfake - Kate Bush
*Snow - Craig Armstrong

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Sonic Bliss 22-52 - Replay
December 31, 2022   (Only on WKLQ Grand Rapids)

Hour 1
Teardrop - Massive Attack 
Number 4 - Sigur Ros
Les Nuits - Nightmares On Wax
*Fool's Paradise - Cold Specks
Another Day - Air
Warm Water - Banks
*All I Need - Radiohead
Silence - Delerium & Sarah McLachlan
*Silhouette - Beauty's Confusion
Chilled Goodbyes - Medaka
Perfect Day - Lou Reed
*Let It Take You - Goldfrapp
I Remember That - Prefab Sprout

Hour 2
Water In Our Hands - Dive Index
*Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday) - Moby
Cannonball - Damien rice
Pavane (Composer Gabriel Faure) - William Orbit
*Azul - Bebel Gilberto
Transatlanticsm - Death Dab  For Cutie
All Is Full of Love - Bjork
Holiday - Poor Moon
*Twilight - pH Balance
Free Run - Xeno Sound System
Waiting For You - Nick Cave
Enough Love - Mandalay
*The Moon Song - Karen O & Ezra Koenig

Hour 3
Glory Box - Portishead
*Drive You Home - Garbage
Catholic Country - Kings Of Convenience w/Feist
Everyday - Carly Comando
Breathe In - Frou Frou
*Take Me Back - Blank & Jones
No Reason - Bonobo w/Nick Murphy
Just A Girl, She Said - Dubstar
First Class - Khruangbin
Petals - Bibio
*Under Ice - Kate Bush
*Strawberry - The Bionaut
*Snow - Craig Armstong
*Caribbean Blue - Enya
*Auld Lang Syne - Kaskade

*songs on the Replay version only








UTR 22-52 (Top Tracks of 2022)

Under The Radar Radio #22-52
December 25, 2022























Top Tracks of 2022


Hour 1
April March - Lift Off
Automatic - On The Edge
Editors - Karma Climb
Sasami - Make It Right
The Pixies - There's a Moon On
Boo Radleys - I Say A Lot Of Things
Art d'Ecco - Only Ones
Superchunk - Endless Summer
Momma - Speeding 72
Kula Shaker - Gingerbread Man
Ellevator - Slip 
Tears For Fears - Break The Man
The Afghan Whigs - I'll Make You See God
The Lazy Eyes - Fuzz Jam
Mitski - The Only Heartbreaker

Hour 2
Tchotchke - Wish You Were A Girl
Gretel Hanlyn - Motorbike
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - Persistance
Iceage - All The Junk On The Outskirts
Liam Gallagher - Everything's Electric
Cola - Water Table
Martin Courtney - Sailboat
Sports Team - The Game
Windser - Friends I Barely Know
Rustbelt - Young And Punk
Dora Jar - Bumblebee
Softlung - The Other Side
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Wolf
Archive - Fear, There and Everywhere 
Beach House - Once Twice Melody