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”

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”

Setlist – 20 February 2010 (1996 edition)

Radio 1 is celebrating its 19th birthday as a “legal” station; it broadcast earlier as a pirate station in the crazy period after the Velvet Revolution, but that’s another chapter. To mark the birthday, almost all the DJs on the station are playing music exclusively from a certain year. It started on Monday with 1991,Continue reading “Setlist – 20 February 2010 (1996 edition)”

Setlist, 23 January 2009

This week I had a special guest in the studio – my daughter Joey. She helped me put together this week’s setlist, especially a special setlist of children’s music that isn’t completely painful to listen to. There are quite a few good compilations of children’s music, especially the “Playground” series by Putumayo Records. There areContinue reading “Setlist, 23 January 2009”

Setlist, 12 December 2009

This week I was surprised to look out the studio window to see my first snow of the season (there was some snow in October, but I wasn’t here to see that ;-)). The standout tracks this week were Oona’s “Tore My Heart,” Gui Boratto’s minimal “Notations,” Jose James’ “Blackmagic (Untold Remix) and two outstandingContinue reading “Setlist, 12 December 2009”