2021-08-01 playlist & stream

Aug 01

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Oh You Did (feat. Robin Goldwasser)

Gordie Crazylegs MacKeeman – Ladybugs’ Picnic (new)

Dan + Claudia Zanes – Let Love Be Your Guide (new)

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Dean Jones – Sing Like a Sparrow (feat. Felice Bros)

beabadoobee – Walking the Cow

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The Orb – Little Fluffy Clouds

[WJFF/JUMP – Steve Weeks – Xavier Xerxes Xenophanes X

[KUTX – 123 Andres – La pequeña Pilar (feat. Mariana Baraj)

[WFNU – Renee & Jeremy – I Can see Clearly Now

2nd set

Lindsay Munroe – If I Knew You Were Coming  (new)

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CandyBand – Chim Chim Cher-Ee

The Deedle Deedle Dees – Rancher Ants

Cake – Mahna Mahna

Calliope Musicals – Sink or Swim

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3rd set

Papas Fritas – Vertical Lives

Erica Rabner feat. Genevieve Goings – Highlights Reel (new)

Fyutch – Family Reunion (feat. Divinity Roxx) (new)

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Tim Kubart – Sports! (new)

Justin Roberts – Pop Fly 

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They Might Be Giants – Why Does The Sun Shine? 

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2021-07-25 playlist & stream

Jul 25

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Meet James Ensor (rev)

Tom Waits – Underground

Britta Phillips & Dean Wareham – Ginger Snaps

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Sonia De Los Santos – Chichimoco (new)

Sly & the Family Stone – Thank You

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Timbuk3 – Facts About Cats

[WJFF/JUMP – Mariana Iranzi – Florcitas

2nd set

Mister Michael – Cuddles the Cat Got Things To Do (new)

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Blondie – One Way Or Another

AudraRox – 5 Minutes More

Harry & the Potters – On The Importance of Media Literacy

Cloud Cult – Good Friend

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3rd set

Supersuckers – Rubber Biscuit

Shine & the Moonbeams – The Melody in Me

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Guided By Voices – Hold On Hope

Haley Bonar – I Wanna Be Like You

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Origin Story (new)

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They Might Be Giants – Science is Real 

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2021-07-18 playlist & stream

Jul 19

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – I Am Not Your Broom

The Okee Dokee Brothers – Campin’ Tent

The Honeydogs & Chastity Brown – Oh! You Pretty Things

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Jeremy Messersmith – We All Do Better When We All Do Better

Ms. Niki – Rainbow (new)

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Dale Watson – Texas Armadillo

[WJFF/JUMP – Shine and the Moonbeams – Photograph

[KUTX – Rudy Trubitt – You Inside Me Out

[WFNU – Michael Hearst – Liberty One Steam-Powered Rocket

2nd set

Sonia De Los Santos – El Armadillo Redovero (new)

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Me First & the Gimme Gimmes – Over the Rainbow

The Not-Its! – Runaway Bike

MC Frontalot – Gold Locks (feat. Jean Grae)

Paul Westerberg – Meet Me In the Meadow

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3rd set

Rachel Loshak w/ New Standards – Starman

Jellyfish – I Wanna Stay Home

The Bazillions – Similes and Metaphors

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Sha Na Na – Alley Oop (vinyl)

Koo Koo Kanga Roo – Lazy Life (new)

The Pointer Sisters – Pinball Number Count

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They Might Be Giants – I Am a Grocery Bag

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2021-07-11 playlist & stream

Jul 11

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Elephants (feat. Danny Weinkauf)

Jack Forman – Cars for the Stars (new)

Renee & Jeremy – Everyday People (new)

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Elliott Park – Lemon Pie (new)

Culture Queen – I Am The Future of Black History (new)

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Us3 – Cantaloop

[WJFF/JUMP – Shine & the Moonbeams – The Melody in Me

[KUTX – Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly – Acorns

[WFNU – Queen Piarei – Orange Yolk Sun

2nd set

Katie Ha Ha Ha – Little Bear (new)

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Moona Luna – H2O

The Ting Tings – That’s Not My Name

Little Miss Ann – Another Garden

Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band – Generation C (new)

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3rd set

The Gothsicles – A Cotierie of Goats in Trees Remix (new)

Esther Crow – Bees, Beavers and Bats (feat. Lucy Kalantari)

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Artichoke – Pangolin (new)

Dan + Claudia Zanes – 4th of July Love Song (new)

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They Might Be Giants – Omnicorn

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2021-07-04 playlist & stream

Jul 04

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – I Made a Mess

Sonia De Los Santos – Quiero Que Nueva York Sea Mi Casa (new)

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Red Yarn ft. 123 Andres & others – I Hear America Singing (new)

Rissi Palmer – Little Black Boy, Little Black Girl (new)

Lunch Money – Tricycle

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Ray Charles – America the Beautiful

[WJFF/JUMP – Jad Fair – Inky Winky/John Jacob in-studio

[KUTX – Michael Hearst – Handcar

[WFNU –

2nd set

Queen Piarei – The Now Is All We Have (new)

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Parker Woodland – The World’s On Fire (And We Still Fall In Love)

Mike Park – 12345678…Drums

Frank Turner – The Next Storm

The Jimmies – Kids Wanna Rock

Miz B – Raise the Brain

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3rd set

Arthur Conley – Sweet Soul Music

Cat & a Bird – Constellation Bound

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Koo Koo Kanga Roo – Ink (new)

Hipwaders – I Like Summertime

Katie Ha Ha Ha – Human Beings (new)

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They Might Be Giants – So Crazy For Books 

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2021-06-27 playlist & stream

Jun 27

This week, we’ll celebrate the official start of summer with seasonal songs from The Bazillions, Vistas, and The Not-Its!, plus we’ll hear music from Anjelique Kidjo, Queen, Shine & the Moonbeams, Lucky Diaz, and more. It’s indie music for indie kids.

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Thinking Machine

Heidi Swedberg & the Sukey Jump Band – Down in the Valley

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Otis Redding – Down in the Valley

KB Whirly – Valley of Dreams

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Shine & the Moonbeams – I Believe (new)

[WJFF/JUMP – Elizabeth Mitchell & Dan Zanes – Green Green Rocky Road

[KUTX – Pierce Freelon – Count Kiswahili (new)

[WFNU – Hipwaders bumper

2nd set

Angelique Kidjo – Esso, Esso

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The Bazillions – Summer’s Here

Vistas – Summer

The Not-Its! – Brain Freeze

Weezer – My Best Friend

3rd set

Queen – You’re My Best Friend

Justin Roberts – Best Friend

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Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band – Dedos (new)

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Chasing Dreams (new)

Jack Forman – PJ Year (new)

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They Might Be Giants – Particle Man 

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2021-06-20 playlist & stream

Jun 20

This week, we’re celebrating Black Music Month and Juneteenth by turning the whole show over to Pierce Freelon, whose new multi-generational album Black to the Future is inspired by Afrofuturism—and he’s also featuring tracks from the new compilation of Black family music artists called All One Tribe. 

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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Pierce Freelon Guest DJ:

Fyutch feat. Alphabet Rockers — Juneteenth 

Divinity Roxx — Ready Set Go 

Rissi Palmer — Best Day Ever

SaulPaul — Best Day Ever

Ziggy Marley — Play with the Sky

Jazzy Ash — Be Outside 

[WJFF/JUMP – Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach – Very Special

[KUTX – Crosspulse Percussion Ensemble – Breaths  

[WFNU – Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band – Made in LA

2nd set

ID/prep to rock

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Pierce Freelon Guest DJ:

Pierce Freelon feat. Divinity Roxx — Cootie Shot

Stella Freelon — ZOMBI 

Ella Jenkins — Stop and Go

Claudia and Dan Zanes — This Little Light of Mine

Aaron Nigel Smith — Vision

3rd set

Pierce Freelon Guest DJ:

Pierce Freelon — LeVar Burton 

DJ Willy Wow — The GOAT 

Uncle Jumbo — Get Loose 

Little Miss Ann feat. feat. Tommy Soulati Shepherd & Tommy T3PO Shepherd — 28 Days 

Pierce Freelon — Solar Skate

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