The 2/12 Playlist, or This Is A Hot Mess.
The 2/5 Playlist, or Wow, My Dad Listens To My Show, Too.
Did I mention I’m really bad at keeping blogs?
Well, all y’all internet people are in for a treat, cos I’m going to post THREE PLAYLISTS tonight before I go out to see my friends from Victor’s Lament play a reunion show. EXCITING~
So, the 2/12 playlist came before Valentine’s Day, and originally I was going to do a theme show. I had off from class that Wednesday, which should have given me a leg up on work but I think I wasted it on Facebook. As usual, I came into the station with no idea what was going to happen. There was no way I could have foreseen playing Bruce Springsteen and Old Crow Medicine Show AND The Dead Milkmen on an indietronica-type playlist. ((I had to play The Boss. My dad requested it.))
So, here’s This Is A Hot Mess, in all its glory.
Hot Chip - Hand Me Down Your Love [One Life Stand]
Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head - Me & Yr Daughter [Glistening Pleasure]
Vitalic - See The Sea (Red) [Flashmob]
Ladyhawke - Magic [Ladyhawke]
Ladytron - Destroy Everything You Touch [Witching Hour]
Florence & The Machine - Howl [Lungs]
Imogen Heap - The Walk [Speak For Yourself]
Basement Jaxx - Always Be There [Remedy]
La Roux - In For The Kill [La Roux]
Cold Cave - Life Magazine [Love Comes Close]
Bloc Party - Helicopter [Silent Alarm]
Bruce Springsteen - Radio Nowhere [Magic]
The Cure - The Perfect Boy [4:13 Dream]
I ran my first radio show of the semester today, and I think it was my best “first show” yet. I was a little worried that I wouldn’t know enough music to play over three hours (I’d previously only hosted 2-hour shows) but it turned out to be surprisingly easy.
I’m really happy about some of the new releases. Hot Chip and Los Campesinos! have full-length albums, and Animal Collective released an EP earlier last month.
So, here you go: my first web-available playlist! I’m calling it the 2/5 since my show’s from 2 PM to 5 PM on this here station.
Hot Chip - Shake A Fist [Made in the Dark]
Boy Eats Drum Machine - La La La La LA! [Booomboxxx]
Passion Pit - Little Secrets [Manners]
Deltron 3030 - Love Story (Instrumental) [Deltron 3030: The Instrumentals]
The Go! Team - Grip Like a Vice [Proof of Youth]
of Montreal - Id Engager [Skeletal Lamping]
Scissor Sisters - Comfortably Numb (Floyd Cover) [Return To Oz]
Hooverphonic - 2 Wicky [A New Stereophonic Sound System]
Four Tet - Angel Echoes [There Is Love In You]
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker [Windowlicker EP]
Crystal Castles - Courtship Dating [Crystal Castles]
Bloc Party - Plans (Re-Planned by Mogwai) [Silent Alarm Remixed]
Gorillaz - Double Bass [Gorillaz]
I’m Katherine/Nemo, and this is a blog called “This Is Not A Test.”
Technically it’s a blog about a radio show that happens once a week at the college station 91.7 FM WMUH. This means playlists, music samples, and other sundries. Ch’yeah.