2021-11-28 playlist & stream

Nov 28

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Turtle Songs of North America

John Wesley Harding – Sing Your Own Song

Harmonica Pocket – Sing Your Song (new)

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The Be Good Tanyas – The Littlest Birds

The Impressions – It’s All Right

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The Hold Steady – We Can Get Together

[WJFF/JUMP – Alastair Moock – This Land Is Your Land

[KUTX – The Hipwaders – Mr. Wiggly Jiggly Jones

[WFNU – The Deedle Deedle Dees – Ah Ahimsa

2nd set

Mates of State – True Love Will Find You In The End (in-studio)

ID/prep to rock

They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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The Not-Its! – Dance With Me

Shonen Knife – Capybara

The Terrible Twos – When I Get To Eleven

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3rd set

Something Fierce – Oscillating Fan

Katrina & the Waves – Walking on Sunshine

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Queen Latifah – Dance for Me

SaulPaul – Rise

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They Might Be Giants – Boat of Car

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2021-11-21 playlist & stream

Nov 21

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – My Name is Kingof Socks

Elizabeth Mitchell – Phytoplankton

Rachel Loshak w/ the New Standards – Starman

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Dog on Fleas feat. Miss Rene Bailey – This Land is Your Land

Honeydogs & Chastity Brown – Oh! You Pretty Things

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Bonga & the Vodou Drums of Haiti – Activity

[WJFF/JUMP – Turkey Andersen – The Rain Has To Fall

[KUTX – Dan & Claudia Zanes – Guitars to the Stars

[WFNU – Sweet Honey in the Rock – Counting in Japanese

2nd set

Music with Sara – Die de accion de gracias (Thanksgiving Song)

ID/prep to rock

They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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Babe the Blue OX – Surfin’ Minnesota

Jonathan Coulton – The Princess Who Saved Herself

Danny Weinkauf – The First Turkey on the Moon

Joanie Leeds & the Nightlights – Tofurky Song

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3rd set

Vince Guaraldi – Thanksgiving Theme

Charlie Parr – 817 Oakland Avenue (new)

Lunch Money – Tricycle

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Koo Koo Kanga Roo – Gobble Gobble Turkey Wobble

Mates of State – I Am a Scientist

Justin Roberts – Kooks

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They Might Be Giants – Dinner Bell

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2021-11-14 playlist & stream

Nov 14

This week, Laura Bruce from Mi Casa Es Tu Casa called in to talk about their Latin Grammy nomination, plus we’ll hear new music from Dan & Claudia Zanes, VIAL, Divinity Roxx, Punk Rock Factory, and Caspar Babypants—and songs from Patty Griffin, Sam Cooke, Matthew Sweet, and more. It’s indie music for indie kids.

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

ID

They Might Be Giants – And Mom and Kid

Louis & Dan & the Invisible Band – What is a Family? (feat. Helen Forsythe) (new)

Caspar Babypants – Babies All Over  the World (new)

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Dan & Claudia Zanes – Ki Lé Map Wé Ou Anko? (When Will I See You Again?) (new)

Sam Cooke – Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha

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The Jayhawks – Smile

[WJFF/JUMP – The Chambers Brothers – People Get Ready

[KUTX – I’m from Barcelona – Collection of Stamps

[WFNU – Lisa Loeb – Three Little Kittens

2nd set

Interview with Laura Bruce of Mi Casa Es Tu Casa

Mi Casa Es Tu Casa – Suena

ID/prep to rock

They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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Punk Rock Factory – Scooby Doo (new)

Matthew Sweet – Scooby Doo, Where Are You?

VIAL – Lemonade

The Oot ’n’ Oots – The Bird, The Monkey, and Me

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3rd set

Lori Henriques – How Great Can This Day Be?

Salim Nourallah – Unstoppable

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Patty Griffin – I Love

Little Miss Ann – Follow Me

Divinity Roxx – Feeling Good (feat. FYÜTCH)

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They Might Be Giants – Definition of Good

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2021-11-07 playlist & stream

Nov 07

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

ID

They Might Be Giants – Walking My Cat Named Dog

Sudan Archives – Come Meh Way

Ziggy Marley w/ Elizabeth Mitchell – Wings of an Eagle

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The Zing Zanes – Chatterbox (new)

Jenny Lewis – Barking at the Moon

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Michael Franti & Spearhead – the Sound of Sunshine

[WJFF/JUMP – Joanie Leeds – Glass Ceilings

[KUTX – Dan Zanes & Friends – Saro Jane

[WFNU – Johnny Cash – Dinosaur Song

2nd set

Josh Lovelace – Climb a Tree (Studio 1A)

ID/prep to rock

They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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Nandi Bushell & Roman Morello – The Children Will Rise Up (feat. Tom Morello) (new)

Sleigh Bells – A/B Machines

The Not-Its! – Green Light, Go!

The Hipwaders – Come Along With Us

Falu – Rainbow (new)

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3rd set

The Board of Education – 8 is a Number

Divinity Roxx – Love Love Love (feat. 123 Andres) (new)

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Ashley Hills Monaghan – If I Tell Myself I Can (new)

Bruce Springsteen – Pay Me My Money Down

Los Lobos – Heigh-Ho

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They Might Be Giants – I Just Want to Dance

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2021-10-31 playlist & stream

Oct 31

This week, we’re celebrating Halloween with songs from The Deedle Deedle Dees, CandyBand, Joanie Leeds, the Doubleclicks, and Jad & David Fair, plus we’ll hear songs from John Lurie, Parker Woodland, Dan & Claudia Zanes, and more. It’s indie music for indie kids.

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

ID

They Might Be Giants – Lake Monsters

Marvin Pontiac/John Lurie – Small Car

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The Deedle Deedle Dees – Scared by my Own Costume

Sonia De Los Santos – Ojala Que Llueva Cafe

[WJFF/JUMP – DJ Khaled w/ Chance the Rapper – I Love You So Much

[KUTX – Tim Kubart – Big Balloons

[WFNU – Mike Doughty – 27 Jennifers

2nd set

Telephone Company – Baby Halloween

ID/prep to rock

They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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CandyBand – Ken Lost His Head

Baze & his Silly Friends – Scare Me Scare You

Lucky Diaz – Piñata Attack

Parker Woodland – The World’s On Fire

Joanie Leeds – Confusing Costume

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3rd set

Dan & Claudia Zanes – New Beginnings (new)

The Doubleclicks – Ghostbusters

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Story Pirates – Happy Monster Day (new)

Turkey Andersen – Snowstorm on Halloween

David & Jad Fair – Full Sized Candy Bars

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Monsters

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They Might Be Giants – Homunculus

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2021-10-24 playlist & stream

Oct 24

This week, we’ll get a little spooky but not too spooky. We’ll hear new music from Karen Peris of the Innocence Mission, Jenn Hartmann Luck with SaulPaul, Mil’s Trills, and others, plus we’ll listen to songs from Kimya Dawson, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Koo Kanga Roo, and more. It’s indie music for indie kids.

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

ID

They Might Be Giants – The Bloodmobile

Kimya Dawson – Little Monster Babies

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Mil’s Trills – My Own Person (feat. Monate Diaz and Tallulah Antonson) (new)

RAII & Whitney – I Love You (new)

Caspar Babypants – Supersonic Motorcycles (new)

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Karen Peris of The Innocence Mission – Superhero (new)

[WJFF/JUMP – Lunch Money – Friend Donut

[KUTX – The Bazillions – Super Hero Rock Band

[WFNU – Deedle Deedle Dees w/ Impact Repertory Theater – Time Machine

2nd set

Mi Casa es Tu Casa – Un Pajarito (Latin Grammy nominee)

ID/prep to rock

They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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CandyBand – Monsters

ScribbleMonster – A Monster Goes Rrraargh!

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – Little Demon

Justin Roberts – Trick or Treat

Triple Rainbow – Why Can’t Every Day Be Halloween? (new)

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3rd set

Louis & Dan & the Invisible Band – Minneapolis

Jenn Hartmann Luck – Through My Eyes (feat. SaulPaul) (new)

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Fancy Pants ft. Uncle Dox & ChilWil – Sweet Tooth (new)

Koo Koo Kanga Roo – Monster Moves

Wee Scary Beasties – Monster’s Disco

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They Might Be Giants – Experimental Film

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