Setlist, 16 October 2010

This week had a really wide scope, starting with friend and classmate Monty Luke’s “Art of War” and going all the way through bossa nova covers of Burt Bacharach. It was a lot of fun to put together, and the coolest track was this one, by El Guincho, “Bombay.” It’s NSFW, but what the heck.Continue reading “Setlist, 16 October 2010”

Radio 1 Setlist, 2 October 2010

This week’s show was marked by a cold I managed to pick up either while traveling in Georgia or somewhere in town. But there was a lot of good music I managed to put together, including new songs by Everything Everything, Mads Larsen, Fyfe Dangerfield and Luanda, Angola’s Jazzmatica. And because the fall is wellContinue reading “Radio 1 Setlist, 2 October 2010”

Setlist, 17 April 2010

I’ve been traveling a lot in the last few days, and managed to get back into Kafkaville from Tbilisi just before the volcano, so I didn’t have the opportunity to do my typical record shopping. Nevertheless I managed to get a few gems this week, including the new compilation “Osunlade Presents Yoruba Gold,” which isContinue reading “Setlist, 17 April 2010”

Ada Lovelace Day: Doc. Ing. Zdena Rábová, CSc. (1936 – 2006)

Today is Ada Lovelace Day (www.findingada.com), which marks the contributions of women in technology. I was one of the thousands of bloggers worldwide to pledge to write something about women in tech, and I figured the best way to do this was to combine my interest in IT with my translation activities. The following textContinue reading “Ada Lovelace Day: Doc. Ing. Zdena Rábová, CSc. (1936 – 2006)”

Setlist, 20 March 2010

It’s finally starting to be spring here in Kafkaville, and this week’s show had a whole lot of the new releases that will most likely form the soundtrack of this summer. Of the new releases – and there were a lot – I really like the Gorillaz’ “Plastic Beach,” and the collaboration between David Byrne,Continue reading “Setlist, 20 March 2010”