Sunday, December 31, 2023

Sonic Bliss 23-53 (Dec 31)

Sonic Bliss #23-53
December 31, 2023

    1st Hour    
Portishead - It's A Fire
Fragile State - Every Day A Story
Air - Once Upon A Time
Taken By Trees - To Lose Someone
Grant Lee Buffalo - The Shallow End
Bebel Gilberto - Azul
Depeche Mode - Clean (Bare version)
Tycho - Dye
Jay Som - For Light
Richard X with Jarvis Cocker - Into You
Nouvelle Vague - Let Me Go
Polyphonic Spree - Section 45 (Wishful, Brave & True)
Brian Reitzell - Honeycomb

    2nd Hour    
Tosca - What if
Audiotreats - Farewell Part A
Thievery Corporation - Ambicion Eterna
Laufey - While You Were Sleeping
Radiohead - How To Disappear Completely
Medaka - Chilled Good-Byes
Flower Face - Back To You
Esthero - Superheroes
1 Giant Leap - The Way You Dream (f. Michael Stipe & Asha Bhosle)
Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - Black (f. Norah Jones)
Honeyroot - Sunrise Sunset
Morrissey - Dial-A-Cliche
Anoushka Shankar & Karsh Kale - Burn

    3rd Hour    
Massive Attack - Black Milk
Jah Wobble - Visions Of You
DJ Shah - Mellomaniac
Celso Mendes & Dinah York - pov
Lamb - Gabriel
Tired Pony - Held In The Arms Of Your Words
Melody Gardot - So Long
Koop - Tonight
Fauxliage - Vibing
Goldfrapp - PIlots
Big Star - Thirteen
Engine Ear Z Experiment - Blue Moon 
Nightmares On Wax - Rise
Regina Spektor - New Year
Sufjan Stevens - Auld Lang Syne

UTR 23-53 (Old & New)

Under The Radar Radio #23-53 
December 31, 2023


     Out With The Old       
Paul Weller - Old Father Tyme
Beautiful South - Old Red Eyes Is Back
The Thrills - You Can't Fool Old Friends With Limousines
Albert Hammond Jr. - Old Man
Raconteurs - Old Enough
Jason Collette - Forever Young Is Getting Old
The Apples In Stereo - Same Old Drag
JR JR - Good Old Days
Mac DeMarco - My Old Man
Mitski - Old Friend
The Pogues - Dirty Old Town
Mary Lou Lord - Old Tin Tray
Shovels & Rope - Good Old Days
The War On Drugs - Old Skin
Stephen Marley - Old Soul
boygenius - Letter To An Old Poet

    In With The New    
Camera Obscura - New Year's Resolution
Phosphorescent - New Birth In New England
Sinead O'Connor - The Emperor's New Clothes
Sleater-Kinney - A New Wave
Dry Cleaning - New Long Leg
The Clash - Brand New Cadillac
Johnny Marr - New Town Velocity
Big Star - Whole New Thing
Billy Bragg - A New England
Love & Rockets - No New Tale To Tell
Jellyfish - New Mistake
Gary Louris - New Normal
Richard Ashcroft - Brave new World
Jono - McCleery - New Light

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Merry Blissmas (Sonic Bliss 23-52)

Sonic Bliss 23-52  (Merry Blissmas)
December 24, 2023

1st Hour
Cocteau Twins - Frosty The Snowman
Emiliana Torrini - Snow
Emancipator - Winter Dub
Joni Mitchell - River
Chili Gonzalez - Snow Is Falling On Manhattan
She & Him - I'll Be Home For Christmas
Kate Bush - Under Ice
Dominguess & Ives - What Child Is This? 
Coldplay - 2000 Miles
Norah Jones & Willie Nelson - Baby, It's Cold Outside
Scott Leonard - We Three Kings
Phoebe Bridgers - If We Make It Through December 
Middle School, Aso - Warm For The Winter
Diana Krall - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Viia - Frozen
The Bird & The Bee - Carol Of The Bells
Craig Armstrong - Snow
Timothy Infinitie - Joy To The World

2nd Hour
Over The Rhine - It Came Upon The Midnight Clear
Natalie Walker - Urban Angel
Vince Guaraldi Trio - Christmas Time Is Here
Belle And Sebastian - Fox In The Snow
Loreena McKennitt - The Holly & The Ivy
Moby - When It's Cold I'd Like To Die
Kate Havnevik - Winter Wonderland
Club 8 - Love In December
Boards Of Canada - Cold Earth
Ella Fitzgerald - White Chirstmas
Tori Amos - Snow Angels
Enya - Silent Night
Trombone Shorty - O Holy Night
Aimee Mann - The Christmas Song
Brendan Perry - Wintersun

3rd Hour
Sia - Underneath The Christmas Light
Norah & Laufey - Better Than Snow
Softy & JazzyHan - Winter Lights
Shraon Jones & The Dap Kings - Please Come Home For Christmas
Kate Bush & Albert McIntosh - Snowflake
Dave Brubeck - Greensleeves
Sarah McLachlan - Song For A Winter's Night
Dido - Christmas Day
Aim - The Girl Who Fell Through The Ice
Blank & Jones - Snow Storm
Miranda Sex Garden - Freezing
Speechless Project - Snow Desert
Hillton FM - Cold As December
Idealism - Snowfall
Sufjan Stevens - Sister Winter

UTR 23-52 (Top Tracks of 2023)

Under The Radar Radio #23-52
December 24, 2023

(songs that were not part of the favorite albums list)

The playlist.....(not a countdown)

Benny Sings - Pyjamas ft. Remi Wolf
The New Pornographers - Pontius Pilate's Home Movies
U.S. Girls - Tux (You're Body Fills Me, Boo)
Rahill - Fables
Geese - Cowboy Nudes
Little Dragon - Slugs Of Love

The Last Dinner Party - Nothing Matters
Blonde In Car - Secret When You See One
Eloise - Therapist
Fishbone - Cubicle
Bully - Lose You
Dogstar - Breach

Momma - Bang Bang
Wild Nothing - Dial tone
Braids - Evolution
Nightjacket - Don's Say A Word
Bailen - Call It Like It Is
Grian Chatten - Fairlies

Miles Kane - The Wonder of You
Cable Ties - Time For  YOu
Alex Lahey - They Wouldn't Let Me In
Royal Blood - Pull Me Through
FEET - Changing My Mind Again
Ten Tonnes - Dancing, Alone

The Lottery Winners - Let Me Down
Beach Fossils - Dare Me
Kula Shaker - Waves
Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers - Spinning Out
Ben Folds - Winslow Gardens
Kiltro - All The Time In The World
Laufey - From The Start
Pearl & The Oysters - Paraiso


The full list in order (including tracks from favorite albums
Top 23 of 23

1. Pyjamas - Benny Sings
2. Pontius Pilate's Home Movies - The New Pornographers
3. Chosen To Deserve - Wednesday
4. Talking About Stuff - The GOA Express
5. Council Skies - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
6. Caution To The Wind - Everything But The Girl
7. Kisses - Slowdive
8. Not Strong Enough - boygenius
9. From The Start - Laufey
10. Tux (Your Body Fills Me, Boo) - U.S. Girls
11. Cowboy Nudes - Geese
12. Don't Say A Word - Nightjacket
13. What You Were Doing - The Lemon Twigs
14. Fables - Rahill
15. Run A Red Light - Everything But The Girl
16. Cubicle - Fishbone
17. Secret When You See One - Blonde In Car
18. Nothing Matters - The Last Dinner Party
19. Give A Little Time - Belle And Sebastian
20. All The Time In The World - Kiltro
21. Time For You - Cable Ties
22. Spinning Out - Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers
23. Someone Else - Ilsey

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Sonic Bliss #23-51 (December 17)

Sonic Bliss 23-51
December 17, 2023

1st Hour
THE XX – Angels
ATB – Enigmatic Encounter
PETER GABRIEL – Mercy Street
SADE – In Another Time
TAME IMPALA – Borderline
LELO – Fluide
COCTEAU TWINS – Heaven Or Las Vegas
HOT CHIP – Look At Where We Are
KOOP – Whenever There Is You
G CLUB – Guitrra G
BECK – Everybody’s Gotta Learn Sometime

2nd Hour
UNKLE – Bloodstain
CORINNE BAILEY RAE – He Will Follow You With His Eyes
PRIMAL SCREAM – Trainspotting
TRICKY – Nothing Matters
MIKE FRACIS – Bossa Per Emilia
SPHERE – Sunbather
RUMER – Warmth Of The Sun
THE SMILE – Wall Of Eyes
MOBY – Wait For Me
MICHAEL NYMAN – The Departure
SWELL SEASON – Falling Slowly

3rd Hour
SLOWDIVE – Chained To A Cloud
DEVLINS – Reckless
ELOISE – Left Side
SIGUR ROS – Staralfur
JON HOPKINS – Afterlife
ERIC CLAPTON – Autumn Leaves

UTR 23-51 Picks Of The Year #5 - #1

Under The Radar Radio #23-51
December 17, 2023


Caution To The Wind
Nothing Left To Lose
Run A Red Light

  #4 boygenius - The Record   
Not Strong Enough
True Blue

  #3 THE GOA EXPRESS - The GOA Express   
Talking About Stuff
Good Luck Charm
It's Never Been Better
Can't Stay Quiet

   #2 WEDNESDAY - Rat Saw God   
Chosen To Deserve
Bath County
Got Shocked
Formula One

   #1 SLOWDIVE - Everything Is Alive   
The Slab
Skin In The Game
Prayer Remembered

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Sonic Bliss 23-50 (December 10)

Sonic Bliss #23-50
December 10, 2023

1st Hour
Lamb - Gorecki
Gift - Out There
The Album Leaf - On Your Way
Beabadoobee & Laufey - A Night To Remember
Billie Holiday - Long Gone Blues (GXR Remix)
Chet Faker - Low
Dive Index - Water In Our Hands
Nightmares On Wax - So Here We Are
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Dead To The World
Esthero - Thank Heaven 4 You
Air - Universal Traveler
Garbage - If I Lost You
Coldplay - The Scientist

2nd  Hour
Hooverphonic - Renaissance Affair
9 Lazy 9 - Tumbleweed
Sigur Ros - Svefn-G-Englar
Bebel Gilberto - Desafinado 
Kings Of Convenience & Feist - Catholic Country
Sundays - You're Not The Only One
The American Dollar - Sometimes It Happens
Beach House - Walk In The Park
All India Radio - Far Away
Sufjan Stevens - Everything That Rises
Bat For Lashes - Laura
Tender - Silence
Bombay Dub Orchestra - Compassion
Ivy - Edge Of The Ocean

3rd Hour
elbow - Dear Friends
Bjork - Isobel
Leisure - back In Love
Khruangbin - First Class
Thievery Corporation - Until The Morning (f/Emiliana Torrini)
Dead Can Dance - Opium 
Charlotte Gainsbourg - Little Monsters
Leonard Cohen - Lullaby
Wasia Project - My Lover Is Sleeping
Koda - Leviathan
Lisa Hannigan - Lille
Friends of Dean Martinez - The Shadow Of Your Smile
Tori Amos - Your Cloud

UTR 23-50 Picks Of The Year #10-6

Under The Radar Radio #23-50
December 10, 2023


 #10    THE LEMON TWIGS - Everything Harmony   
What You Were Doing
In My Head
Ghost Run Free
Any Time Of Day
Corner Of My Eye

  #9 ILSEY - From The Valley   
No California
Wrong Side
Someone Else
Rattle My Heart
Down To The Bone

Council Skies
Think Of A Number
Love Is A Rich Man
Open The Door, See What You Find
There She Blows

   #7 BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - Late Developers   
Give A Little Time
I Don't Know What You See In Me
When You're Not With Me
The Evening Star
So In The Moment

   #6 SUFJAN STEVENS - Javelin   
Goodbye Evergreen
So You Are Tired
A Running Start
There's A World
Will Anybody Ever Love Me? 

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Sonic Bliss 23-49 (Dec 3)

Sonic Bliss #23-49
December 3, 2023

1st Hour
Bent - Beautiful Otherness
Medaka - Cat Groove
Rae & Christian - The Hush (with Texas)
Rose City Band - Saturday's Gone
Bjork - Pleasure Is All Mine
Love Spirals Downward - Nova
The Postal Service - The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
Cinematic Orchestra - Channel 1 Suite
Carly Comando - Everyday
Bodywash - No Repair
Koda - Shattered
Celso Mendes - Fotografia (w/Lua)
Terry Hall - This Guy's In Love With You 

2nd Hour
Groove Armada - We're Free
Massive Attack - Weather Storm
Control Freq. - Sweetest Day
Camilla Cantu - So Far Gone
Carmen Rizzo w/Esthero - Too Rude
Ben Watt - Running With The Front Runners
Boards of Canada - Come To Dust
Deep Forest - Sweet Lullaby
Radiohead - I Promise
Alanis Morissette - Magical Child
Sigur Ros - Gold
Sinead O'Connor - You Made Me The Thief Of Your Heart
Saru - Fishbowl Funk
Smiths & Dream Academy - Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want

3rd Hour
Portishead - Roads
Sofa Surfer - See The Light
Ghostly Kisses - Comme un Saule
Air - Another Day
Ulrich Schnauss - Knuddlemaus
Anoushka Shankar - Beloved
Tindersticks - Stars At Noon
Koop - Koop Island Blues
Squirrel Flower - Seasonal Affective Disorder
Slowdive - Andalucia Plays
Alpha - Elvis
The Album Leaf - Blank Pages
Depeche Mode - Waiting For The Night

UTR 23-49 (All Covers & Shane)

Under The Radar Radio #23-49
December 3, 2023

ALL Covers & A Tribute To Shane

Pick Of The Week 1 
  Trans-Canada Highwaymen - Explosive Hits Vol. 1       

Trans-Canada Highwaymen - Undun (The Guess Who)
Silversun Pickups - I'm The Man (Joe Jackson)
Juliana Hatfield - Strange Magic (ELO)
The Bird & the Bee - I Can't Go For That (Hall & Oates)
Tally Hall - Smile Like You Mean It (The Killers)
Jack White - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder)
Trans-Canada HIghwaymen - Pretty Lady (Lighthouse)
Ilsey - Heart Of Gold  (Neil Young)
Mitch Ryder - When You Were Mine (Prince)
Mike Doughty - The Gamber (Kenny Rogers)
Big Head Todd - Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)   (The Looking Glass)
Trans-Canada Highwaymen - Heartbeat It's A Love Beat (DeFranco Family)

        Tribute To Shane MacGowan (1957-2023)         

The Pogues - Waxie's Dargle
The Pogues - If I Should Fall From Grace With God
Shane MacGowan & The Popes - Nancy Whiskey
The Pogues - Rain Street
The Pogues - Thousands Are Sailing
Shane MacGowan & Sinead O'Connor - Haunted

Pick Of The Week 2
        Trevor Horn - Echoes Ancient & Modern        

Trevor Horn w/Iggy Pop - Personal Jesus (Depeche Mode)
Johnny Marr - I Feel You (Depeche Mode)
Johnny Cash - Rusty Cage (Soundgarden)
Sleaford Mods - West End Girls  (Pet Shop Boys)
Tom Jones & the Cardigans - Burning Down the House (Talking Heads)
!!! - Man On The Moon - R.E.M.
Trevor Horn w/Rick Astley - Owner Of A Lonely Heart (Yes)
Letters To Cleo - Dreams (Fleetwood Mac)
Faith No More - Easy (the Commodores)
R.E.M. - Wichita Lineman (Jimmy Webb)
Sonic Youth - Superstar (The Carpenters)
Trevor Horn w/Marc Almond - Love Is A Battlefield (Pat Benatar)