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Beats and Pieces: September 30 show

September 30, 2013
10:25 pm


Hero_Hatchery_LogoThis week my special guest was eco super-activist Lauren Wood, in town to launch ‘Hero Hatchery’ the amazing new online training program for climate activists.

Music Played:
Dusty Roads – Oi Va Voi,
Gospel Plow – The Tillers,
Wuthering Heights – Puppini Sisters,
Evenin’ – Red Stick Ramblers,
Breezeblocks – Alt J,
Fold the Cloth – Cate Le Bon,
Default – Django Django,
Made to Stray – Mt Kimbie,
Paradice Circus – Massive Attack,
Visions of You – Jah Wobble’s Invaders of the Heart,
7 Bit Blues – Kid Koala,
Hip Hop Barrio – Up Bustle & Out,
The Stojka Empire – [dunkelbunt],
Flip Ya Lid – Nightmares on Wax,
Once Upon A Past – Wax Tailor,

Interview: Lauren Wood of Hero Hatchery (1h 06m)

Am I Free – Wax Tailor,
The Nosebleed Section – Hillltop Hoods,
Soldier – DJ Vadim,
Seize the Day – Wax Tailor,
Slipped Disc – Luke Vibert,
East of the River Nile – Augustus Pablo,
Let’s Start – Fela Kuti

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Beats and Pieces: September 23 show

September 24, 2013
8:02 am


NeonStarbuckTunes from all over the globe, starting off with a selection of the best live acts from this weekend’s symbiosis festival

Music played:
Grippo – Saul Williams,
Augun zu und Durch – [dunkelbunt],
Cinnamon Girl – [dunkelbunt],
La Revedere – [dunkelbunt],
Pretty L’il Foot/Trouble in Mind – Rising Appalachia,
Pacha Mama – Ganga Giri,
Crystal Mountain – Becky White and the Secret Mission,
Que Sera – Wax Tailor,
Bah Bah Bah – Wax Tailor,
Nice Up – DJ Shep,
Jah Warriors – Congo Natty,
Like A Lion – Suicide Bid,
And de Girl – Smoke Like a Fish,
Otro Vez – Psicosis,
Nothing Matters – Tricky,
We Don’t Die – Tricky,
Midnight in a Perfect World – DJ Shadow,
Phemy – Miguel Baptista Benedict,
Oblivion – Grimes,
Jolie Coquine – Caravan Palace,
Shark Ridden Waters – Gruff Rhys,
The Divine Proportion – Zion Train,
Welcome to Extravagance – The Herbaliser,
Kalimba – Mr Scruff,
Namaste – Bestie Boys,
The Struggle – Scroobius Pip,
Close to Me (Clostest rmx) – The Cure,
Rock Bottom – Kid Krule

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Beats and Pieces: September 9 show

September 12, 2013
7:21 pm


leaf-guyThis week Starbuck is joined in the studio by Martha Pettit of Nerds for Nature and together they explore how the Bay Area’s tech geeks are getting innovative and creative to celebrate amazing local biodiversity. We also played a diverse selection of ska music.

Music Played:
Klangkarussell – Sonnentanz,
Slamboree – I Hate Myself,
Mokoomba – Mwile,
No Sports – Who Said That Ska Is Dead?,
Bad Manners – This Ska,
Skatalites – Take Five,
The Ethiopians – Train to Skaville,
Upsetters – Return of Django,
The Specials – Rat Race,
Special AKA – Break Down the Door,
Madness – Madness,
The Beat – Mirror in the Bathroom,
Turquoise Dream – Scattering Seeds,
Black Marble – A Great Design,
Toots and the Maytals – Blah Blah Blah,
Aquabats – Ska Robot Army,
Rancid – Time Bomb,
Mano Negra – Or Mantanza,
El Gran Silencio – Super Riddim Internacional,
Babylon Circus – France Ta Mere,
Skalariak – Oligarquia,
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – Hit the Road Jack,
Los Fabulosas Cadillacs – Ska Song,
Bim Skala Bim – Ska Loop,
Dj Shantel – Ska Track,
Ska Cubano – Revolutionary Ska,
Benny Billy/Natty Bo – Oye Company Juan,
Top Cats – Tear the Place Down

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Beats and Pieces: August 19 show

August 19, 2013
10:00 pm



Music Played

Monkey Fight Snake – Bombay Royale,
Balkan Reggae – Mahala Rai Banda,
Una Verdad Incomoda – Ojos de Brujos,
Racing With The Sun – Chinese Man,
East of the River Nile – Augustus Pablo,
Something for Nothing – The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band,
Njoka – Mokoomba,
Border Pleasures – Nortec Collective,
UK Shanty – Clean Bandit,
Sur La Route – Rupa and the April Fishes,
Lime Juice – Unkle Ho,
Heart Stop – Wax tailor,
Nangaraba – Amadou and Mariam,
Born bred Corn Fed – The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band,
Hole in the Universe – The Destroyers,
Alliance – Dub Syndicate,
Ubuntu – Sage Francis,
Warm Shadow – Fink,
Phemy – Miguel Baptista Benedict,
La Chouette – Lonely Drifter Karen,
Doctore – Kottarashky and the Rain Dogs,
Dunia Watu – Jagwa Music,
Watch Out for This – Major Lazer,
Amidinine – Bombino,
Give Me – The Child of Lov,
Nighttime – DJ Shotnez,
Lagos Speedway – Captain Planet,
Sonnentanz – Klangkarussell

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Beats and Pieces: August 12 show

August 12, 2013
11:17 pm


NeonStarbuckMusic Played:
53 Miles West of Venus – B52s,
Primary – The Cure,
Blood Sugar – Young Echo,
Peek-a-Boo – Siouxie and the Banshees,
1977 – Anita Tijoux,
Not Like Crazy – Jill Scott,
Runaway – Nadine Shah,
Stolen Youth – Roots Manuva,
Nothing’s Changed – Tricky,
Snapper – Red Snapper,
Your Drums Your Love – Aluna George,
Woman – Neneh Cherry,
Oblivion – Grimes,
Waiting Is A Drug – K’Naan,
Control Alt Delete – Lotek,
Alocatel – Mexican Institute of Sound,
Save the Rich – Garfunkel and Oates,
Wasteland – Hooded Fang,
Tenere – Bombino,
Penny Dreadful – Professor Elemental,
Revolution – Congo Natty,
I Hate Myself – Slamboree,
8 Bit Blues – Kid Koala,
Green River Blues – Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band,
Shruggy Ji – Red Baraat,
Hallal Bol – Red Baraat,
The Dirty Side of the Street – Caravan Palace,
This Is Ska – Bad Manners

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Beats and Pieces: July 29th Show

July 29, 2013
8:23 pm


NeonStarbuckFatback – Link Wray,
Tainted Love – Gloria Jones,
Big Chief – Professor Longhair,
Let’s Do It Again – Rebirth Brass Band,
Dexual Healing – Hot 8 Brass Band,
I Got A Treme’ Woman – Kermit Ruffins,
Kings – The Apples,
Sing, Sing, Sing – Benny Goodman,
Funky Kingston – Bootsy Collins & The Roots,
Upside Down – Carol Cool,
Life Gets Better – Ed Solo & School of Thought,
Are You Ready? – Maroon Town,
Watch Out For This – Major Lazer,
Snake Charmer – Benny Berigan,
Crazy In Love – Emelie Sande,
Dragons – Caravan Palace,
Ginger Bread Man – Dirty Honkers,
La Revedere – Dunkelbunt,
Mwile – Mokoomba,
Dance Crasher – Anton Ellis,
Call Me – Lea DeLaria,
Phantom Creeps – FaceTat,
Shark Ridden Waters – Gruff Rhys,
After Midnight – J.J.Cale,
Sixth Stream – The Apples,
Watermelon Man – Maroon Town

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Beats and Pieces: July 8 show

July 11, 2013
10:41 am



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Beats and Pieces: July 1 Show

July 1, 2013
8:39 pm

The Glastonbury Festival 2013


Where Starbuck picks her favorite bands from the 2013 Glastonbury festival lineup.

Fake Tales of San Francisco – Arctic Monkeys, Bobbywood – The Bombay Royale, To Dust – Alice Russell, Chained – The XX, Bonkers – Dizzee Rascal, Meltdown – Enter Shikari, Movin’ On Up – Primal Scream, Shut Eye – Stealing Sheep, Bees’ Wing – Mad Dog Mcrea, You Got Me (by the balls) – The Urban Voodoo machine, This Is Not A Love Song – Public Image Limited, Toxygene – The Orb, Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones, Siva – Smashing Pumpkins, Elephant – Tame Impala, Something Good – Alt-J, The Beach is Free – Billy Bragg, Your Drums Your Love – Aluna George, A Ton of Love – Editors, Affection – Crystal Castles, Ho Hey – The Lumineers, Feel The Pain – Dinosaur Jr., Storm – Django Django, Hole in the Universe – The Destroyers, Tick Tock – Molotov Jukebox, The Peniless Optimist – The Elctric Swing Circus, Bonny Bunch of Roses – June Tabor & Oysterband, Jinx – Tad, Psycho Killer – Talking Heads, She Will – Savages, You Take Me As I Am – Stornoway

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Beats and Pieces: June 24th Show

June 24, 2013
9:42 pm



Music played:
Sur La Route – Rupa & The April Fishes
Cooler As Ekke – Jack Parow
Fishing for Bread – St.Kilda Mailboat
Give Me – The Child of Lov
A Hot Day – babyhead
Ball of Fire – The Orb
L’eponge – La Patere Rose
Such Great Heights – The Postal Serv9ce
Soul Vibration – J-Walk
Radio Song – Esperanza Spalding
I’m Still In Love With You – Sean Paul
White Knuckle Ride – Jamiroquai
Voodoo Mon Amour – Diablo Swing Orchestra
Brand New Key – Melanie
Woody Guthrie – Alabama 3
Koroleva ne Pomerla – The Ukrainians
It’s Gonna Happen – The Undertones
Madam Medusa – UB40
Clandestino – Adriana Calcanhoto
Mistica – Orishas
Amanda Jayne track
Ring My Bell – Anita Ward
Burnign Fence – Asian Dub Foundation
France ta Mere – Babylon Circus
Wir Wissen Nicht – Binder & Krieglstein
Bugpowder Dust  -Bomb the Bass
Add Me – Chumbawumba

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Beats & Pieces: June 10 Show

June 10, 2013
10:45 pm



Music Played:

Ya Sta Qui – Superpendejos
Nighttime – DJ Shotnez
Sonnentanz – Klangkarussell
Nothing’s Changed – Tricky
Bonnie & Clyde – Tricky
2 Bit Blues – Kid Koala
Cat’s Eye/Yellow Fever – Can der Graf Generator
Forbidden Fruit – Paul van Dyk
Marlene on the Wall – Suzanne Vega
Stratus – Billy Cobham
Heart Stop – Wax Tailor
Kings – The Apples
Watch Out For This – Major Lazer
Lime Juice – Unkle Ho
Summer Days – Radio Citizen
Special Guests – Bicycle Music Festival
Fossil Fool – The People of My District
Savannah – Docteur Agogo
The Ride of the Valkyries – Chicha Libre
Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man? – Caroline Chocolate Drops
A Hidden Forest – Gordyboy

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