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Today’s Playlist: 10/21, “Electronic or Electronica?” October 24, 2011

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Moon Safari10/21, Electronic or Electronica?

…In which I play ethereal music to determine whether the Electronic or Electronica genre reigns supreme. For reasons beyond me, Tracks 4, 9, 10, and 12, below, are Electronic. Track 8 is Electronic-a.

1. “Sense of Touch,” Mark Isham
2. “The Boss,” James Brown
3. “Lonely Town, Lonely Street,” Bill Withers
4. “Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday),” Moby
5. “Voo Doo,” Neville Brothers
6. “jaya shiva,” sistashree
7. “Amina,” Bombay Dub Orchestra
8. “New Star in the Sky (Chanson Pour Solal),” Air
9. “Sweet Tides,” Thievery Corporation f/LouLou
10. “Teardrop,” Massive Attack
11. “Tomorrow,” Salif Keita
12. “Distractions,” Zero 7
13. “Puja,” Krishna Das

Today’s Playlist: 10/14, “That’s right. World Music” October 13, 2011

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Bombay Dub, "3 Cities"10/14, That’s right. World Music

…In which I play lots of world music and determine not to let John Cusack’s line in High Fidelity¬†bother me.

His music: Latin and Bulgarian, whatever world music was trendy that week.


1. “asatoma,” sistashree
2. “Light My Fire,” Al Green
3. “Spooky,” Dusty Springfield
4. “Life Goes On,” Angie Stone
5. “Shine,” Dolly Parton
6. “Spiral,” Bombay Dub Orchestra
7. “Papa,” Salif Keita
8. “Secret,” Madonna
9. “ganesha,” sistashree
10. “Hallelujah,” Willie Nelson
11. “Fall Aside,” Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions
12. “When I Die,” Sweet Honey in the Rock

Today’s Playlist: 10/07, “Stand By Me” October 7, 2011

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10/07, Stand By Me

…In which we celebrate themes like Love, Freedom, Peace, and Forever. Because you got to have your head in the abstract when you’re practicing…¬†

1. “The Sun Never Stops Setting,” Moby
2. “Sanni Kegniba,” Salif Keita
3. “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” Barry Adamson
4. “Ex Factor,” Lauryn Hill
5. “The Face of Love,” Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan with Eddie Vedder
6. “Set Me Free,” Dungeon East & Whild Peach
7. “We Got to Have Peace,” Curtis Mayfield
8. “Forever Came Today,” Diana Ross & The Supremes
9. “Memories of Gaia,” Alex Theory
10. “She Hangs Brightly,” Mazzy Star
11. “Free,” Thievery Corporation
12. “Border Song (Holy Moses),” Aretha Franklin
13. “Stand By Me,” Mavis Staples & Lucky Peterson

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