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Today’s Playlist: 11/11, “Armistice Day” November 14, 2011

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11/11, Armistice Day…

Remembrance Day Poppy…In which we seek out ways by which we can personally prosecute a “war to end all wars.”

1. “In This Land,” Sweet Honey in the Rock
2. “radha shum,” sistashree
3. “A Long Walk,” Jill Scott
4. “Signs of Love,” Moby
5. “Jesus Children of America,” Stevie Wonder
6. “Fall Aside,” Hope Sandoval and The Warm Inventions
7. “Tender,” blur
8. “In the Morning When I Rise,” Sweet Honey in the Rock
9. “(The Forgotten People),” Thievery Corporation
10. “Odessa,” Martin Tillman
11. “Starlight,” Dead Composers
12. “Durga Pahimam,” Jai Uttal
13. “Spiritual,” Sweet Honey in the Rock

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

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