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Saturday, December 3, 2016

It's December already!  We'll hold off on the holiday music for now though, so just a regular show today. Enjoy!

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
e'spaniel - just another day
stephen's shore - turn your head [Sweden]
radio dept. - heaven's on fire
letting up despite great faults - ride
the pains of being pure at heart - say no to love
teen runnings - high school love [Japan]
club 8 - saturday night engine
the lodger - the good old days
someloves - know you now
marine life - big sur
tesco chainstore mascara - tomorrow (2014 remix)
the go! team - apollo throwdown
boyish - blue balloon [Japan]
kids on a crime spree - i don't want to call you baby, baby
pizzicato five - groovy is my name
ACBs - ocean
teenage fanclub ~ i'm in love "here" [merge]
red sleeping beauty - happy birthday [Sweden]
brideshead - that kind of girl [Germany]
northern portrait - the young and hopefuls [Denmark]
homecomings - perfect sounds forever (handsomeboy technique remix)
the cardigans - country hell
the school - let it slip
1:20pm Surf Set
aqua velvets - ho'okipa
shadowy men on a shadowy planet - harlem by the sea
the kanaloas ~ toxica "surf a go go!" [double crown]
the stingrays - panic beach
mr. gerrymanders - molicone surf
the volcanics ~ geronimo "stompin' garage" [double crown]
the surfites - gremmie's blues
pale spectres - d(r)iving [France]
num contena - flight to winter [Japan]
charlie darling - darling
lia pamina ~ better off without you "love is enough" [elefant]
the yearning ~ fall in love with me "evening souvenirs" [elefant]
french pop dream - it's the middle of winter but it will be the summer soon
camera obscura - lloyd, i'm ready to be heartbroken
velocity girl - crazy town
heavenly - snail trail
rose melberg - they don't know (kristy maccoll cover)
lake ~ tracks and tunnels "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
la casa azul - esta noche sólo cantan para mí [Spain]
attic lights - war years (reworked by la casa azul)
san francisco - todos los besos del mundo[Spain]
for tracy hyde - favourite blue [Japan]
galants - evergreen
the camerawalls - i love you, natalie (2016 remix) [Philippines]
nixon - don't cry [Sweden]
alpaca sports - where'd you go [Sweden]
kero kero bonito - big city
cinnamons - dreamin' girl [Japan]
the perfect english weather - the sweetest feeling
melicoton - km83 [France]

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving weekend!

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
fragile flowers - maribu no umi ni hanataba o [Japan]
tabiken - plastic [Japan]
homecomings - alphabet floating in the bed [Japan]
jodi in the morning glory parade - sun flower [Indonesia]
goodnite - twilight [Japan]
genders - life is but a dream
the mary onettes - lost [Sweden]
tender trap - talking backwards
heavenly - modestic
allo darlin' - the letter
pocketbooks - cross the line
smittens - typing texting
crayon - crown
beat happening - teenage caveman
irene - stardust
still corners - endless summer
the stone roses - standing here
teenage fanclub ~ live in the moment "here" [merge]
the perfect english weather - the sweetest feeling
letting up despite great faults - breaking
kuroma ~ tennessee walker "the dark horse rides again" [votiv]
the seams ~ rememberance day "meet the seams" [hand drawn dracula]
1:20pm Surf Set
surf heroes - wipeout
the vibrants - scorpion
the nematoads - no mr. bond, i expect you to surf
the jokers - purple crackle
kingargoolas - acme speed dynamite
the surfites - space mover
tikiyaki orchestra - hawaii nocturne
stereolab - baby lulu
watoo watoo - ce vide [France]
french pop dream - the world is happening somewhere
pirouettes - carrément carrément [France]
ice choir - unprepared
swan dive - breezeway
the icicles - la ti da
lia pamina ~ keep on dancing "love is enough" [elefant]
la casa azul - europa superstar [Spain]
couple - brief pop [Japan]
the proctors - daydream girl
moscow olympics - cut the world [Philippines]
ferns - anti social scene [Malaysia]
daydream cycle - avenue [Philippines]
the camerawalls feat. sarah gaugler - the sight of love [Philippines]
soft pillow kisses - 16 ft. [Philippines]
the yearning ~ fools fall in love "evening souvenirs" [elefant]
honeyblood ~ justine, misery queen "babes never die" [fatcat]
tuns ~ back among friends "tuns" [royal mountain]
chain wallet ~ abroad "chain wallet" [jansen]
strfkr ~ something ain't right "being no one, going nowhere" [polyvinyl]
momoiro clover z - get down

Saturday, November 19, 2016

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
layne - beautiful life [Japan]
post modern team - the modern age [Japan]
batwings catwings ~ medicine "coast to coast" [broken world]
public access tv ~ summertime "never enough" [rallye]
hideout - doctor
shin rizumu - kadai midi ongen [Japan]
faded old city - summertime [Japan]
chelsea time - the place we've been looking for [Japan]
totos - from now [Japan]
monochrome chocolate - ohako [Japan]
fragile flowers - maribu no umi ni hanataba o [Japan]
silver screen - really no wonder
homecomings - great escape [Japan]
the  fin. - misty forest
genders - life is but a dream
toy ~ another dimension "clear shot" [heavenly]
the seams ~ seeds "meet the seams" [hand drawn dracula]
ablebody ~ the sun, a small star "adult contemporaries" [lolipop]
rose melberg - i don't believe in the sun (magnetic fields cover)
tomiji ~ fine day for sailing "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
tomiji - home [France]
the very most - sweater (feat. thomas guilcher of tomiji and pale spectres)
charm bracelet - deep sea diving suit (magnetic fields cover)
magnetic fields - love is lighter than air
1:20pm Surf Set
the madiera - taco wagon (live)
the concussions ~ trouble gum "newaygo sound machine" [double crown]
the surf mist - fear and tremolo
the aqua barons - into the deep
the volcanics - laguna
the kanaloas - el rodo
los venturas - venturas' groove
the radio dept. - never follow suit
the pains of being pure at heart - jeremy (magnetic fields cover)
kuroma ~ i don't know what i should do "the dark horse rides again" [votiv]
velocity girl - always
ride - mousetrap
acid house kings - 7 days
the school - why do you have to break my heart again?
lia pamina ~ talking to myself "love is enough" [elefant]
the yearning ~ don't know what i'm doing "evening souvenirs" [elefant]
azure blue - every ending story
westkust - weekends [Sweden]
letting up despite great faults - reprise
moscow olympics - alphonsine [Philppines]
the bilinda butchers - the lover's suicide
big troubles - freudian slips
craft spells - you should close the door
the depreciation guild - dream about me
porcelain raft - drifting in and out
wild nothing - chinatown
sambassadeur - memories [Sweden]
rocketship - kisses are always promises
irene - stardust
hibou - hide away

Saturday, November 12, 2016


super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
le super homard - maple key
the occasional flickers - capitalism begins at home
watoo watoo - l'espace d'un instant [France]
banana collection - last day [Japan]
bubblegum lemonade - tongue tied
heavenly - sacramento
mei ehara - anata [Japan]
rebel kind - kiss you
best friend ~ always is "can you believe it?" [s/r]
lia pamina ~ the boy i used to know "love is enough" [elefant]
the very most - patricia (custom songs and remixes)
teenage fanclub ~ hold on "here" [merge]
kuroma ~ in a california way"the dark horse rides again" [votiv]
holiday - still in love
HINDS - holograma [Spain]
the persian leaps - the concept (teenage fanclub cover)
melicoton - les filles de Périmony [France]
pictured resort - away to paradise [Japan]
the recreations - winter balloon [Japan]
the holiday crowd - anything anything [Canada]
stephen's shore - turn your head [Sweden]
northern portrait - the fallen aristocracy [Denmark]
brideshead - the mermaid [Germany]
pale spectres - d(r)iving [France]
youthcomics - and his car [Japan]
1:20pm Surf Set
the meltones - polynesian adventure
meshugga beach party - s'vivon
surf me up, scotty - downhill madness
the surfites - mercurian surf stomp
stronzo gelantino & the boo-men - do the demare
trabants - mecca
the barbary coasters - please please me
smiths - ask
homecomings - don't worry boys (halfby & last aloha island disco mix)
juvenile juvenile - wish i was skinny (boo radleys cover) [Japan]
the proctors - morning light
pictured resort - promised paradise [Japan]
john girgus and the legendary house cats ~ hello rain "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
kurt baker combo ~ upside down "in orbit" [wicked cool]
scooterbabe ~ sermon "the sorrow you've been toting around" [jigsaw]
the seams ~ adhd "meet the seams" [hand drawn dracula]
letters to cleo ~ can't say "back to nebraska" [s/r]
fake laugh - i made a sound
honeyblood ~ babes never die "babes never die" [fat cat] [Scotland]
motorama ~ deep "dialogues" [talitres] [Russia]
tuns ~ mind over matter "tuns" [royal mountain] [Canada]
tangible excitement ~ puzzle pieces "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
other too pure songs - these are the days i forgot to write down [Japan]
chain wallet ~ abroad "chain wallet" [jansen] [Norway]
kero kero bonito ~ fish bowl "bonito generation" [double denim]
halfnoise ~ in the summer "sudden feeling" [congrats]
STRFKR ~ open your eyes "being no one, going nowhere" [polyvinyl]
got a girl - there's a revolution
nous non plus - stockholm
club '89 - coral [Japan]
gomes the hitman - haru no suketchi [Japan]
linustate - small world [Japan]

Saturday, November 5, 2016

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
he luck door - natsuco [Japan]
beverly - you can't get it right
temples - the guesser
soft science - blue
dolphingull - my secret hills forever [Japan]
le super homard - dry salt in our hair
the high llamas - to the abbey
tripping the light fantastic - heavy heart
making marks - hard to be good
the dentists - space man
the jesus and mary chain - down on me
moscow club - echo beach [Japan]
my favorite - modulate
falso primer ministro - tonto corazón [Spain]
tv girl - on land
youth camp - essence
coffee garden - i can't hide my love [Japan]
linda guilala - accidente [Spain]
cooper - ideal [Spain]
the camerawalls - the sight of love [Philippines]
lia pamina ~ better off without you "love is enough" [elefant]
space daze - you and everyone else
1:20pm Surf Set
the concussions ~ doc rockblock "newaygo sound machine" [double crown]
martin cilia - koko head
los venturas - tales from the deep
the surf mist - booty trap
les agamemnonz - a palavas les flots
the volcanics - the sabotage
the kanaloas - swallow tail
moscow olympics - keeping the avenues open [Philippines]
best friend ~ tesseract "can you believe it?" [s/r]
the very most - flying m
stars in coma - saw the cars burning [Sweden]
teenage fanclub ~ the first sight "here" [merge]
permanent vacation - ends all
the wedding present - two bridges
la casa azul - podria ser peor [Spain]
fragile flowers - uruwashi no orutansu [Japan]
high hazels - hearts are breaking
kuroma ~ a day with no disaster "the dark horse rides again" [votiv]
triptides - couch surfer
ablebody ~ heart keep "adult contemporaries" [lolipop]
public access tv - i don't wanna live in california "never enough" [rallye]
fake laugh - ice
nixon - silent nights
heavenly - me and my madness
holiday - your very last party
the hang ups - top of morning
tuns ~ mixed messages "tuns" [royal mountain]
the suncharms - wash away
your imaginary friends - oh liza

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Happy Halloween, Happyoblivion style!

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
big quiet - ghost
future bible heroes - digging my own grave
club 8 - we're all going to die [Sweden]
la casa azul - niño zombi [Spain]
shonen knife - ghost train
the john buzon trio - mr. ghost goes to town
shin rizumu feat. sodapop - mysterious candy [Japan]
gene - haunted by you
the secret history - johnny nightmare
autumn leaves - phantom girl blues
evripidis and his tragedies - ghost town [Greece/Spain]
holiday - candy
summer twins - demons
they go boom!! - candy
supermoon - witching hour
moscow club - ghost dance [Japan]
veronica falls - found love in a graveyard
the depreciation guild - sky ghosts
toxie - haunted
from bubblegum to sky - vampire
crocodiles - electric death song
magic kids - candy
barcelona - haunted by the ghost of patty
1:20pm Surf Set
the kilaueas - black phantom twang
shadowy men on a shadowy planet - zombie compromise
twang - night of the twang creatures
rondo hatton - riding the coffin
man or astro-man? - munster's theme
the aggrolites - grave digger
tokyo ska paradise orchestra - vampire
the bird and the bee - witch
belle & sebastian - sukie in the graveyard
little racer - ghosty
teeny frahoop - eat candy [Japan]
tullycraft - dig up the graves
fairmont - you haunt me
felt - i will die with my head in flames
ferns - death of a lifetime [Malaysia]
lake - skeleton costume
po! - haunt you
jumprope - notes from a chateau ghost
kids on a crime spree - trumpets of death
pale lights - ghosts of youth
num contena - smile when you're dead [Japan]
her space holiday - ghost in the garden
mazes - 'til i'm dead
redd kross - meet frankenstein
are you feverish ian? - ghosts and demons
besties - zombie song
big dipper - meet the witch
the fireworks - bury me
beat happening - black candy
magnetic fields - zombie boy
girls names - bury me
gypsy and the cat - zombie world
jaill - house with haunting
beach house - days of candy

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Random cute photo for your enjoyment as you listen to the Happyoblivion Show!

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
tuns ~ throw it all away "tuns" [royal mountain]
the swapsies - a fleeting summer
moscow olympics - still [Philippines]
mountain states - 1984
triptides - wake
grand resort - night is dark
the fin. - circle on the snows [Japan]
the depreciation guild - dream about me
shonen knife - osaka rock city
pizzicato five - mini cooper
puffy amiyumi - tokyo i'm on my way
kero kero bonito - waking up
crying ~ wool in the wash "beyond the fleeting gales" [run for cover]
ablebody ~ powder blue "adult contemporaries" [lolipop!]
makar ~ funeral genius "funeral genius" [s/r]
tacocat - stereogram
bodyheat ~ moon singer "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
Band à Part - La Merienda [Spain]
heavenly - pet monkey
pale sunday - go ahead [Brazil]
juvenile juvenile - planet heaven [Japan]
letting up despite great faults - ride
dream boys - born yesterday
1:20pm Surf Set
aqua velvets - summer at dreampoint
the razorblades - the wake up call
tremelo beer gut - junkie tools
the volcanics ~ vesuvians "stompin' garage" [double crown]
the mobsmen - chunkje
dick dale & the del-tones - king of the surf guitar
juniper moon - enfermedad [Spain]
the hang ups - cornerstore
velocity girl - not at all
lia pamina ~ walking away "love is enough" [elefant]
gabardine ~ it's love "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
rose melberg - look skyward
holiday - she never
boyish - nagakukuettamichi [Japan]
e'spaniel - no common sense
alpaca sports - as long as i have you (when nalda became punk stereo lo-fi remix) [Sweden]
talulah gosh - my boy says
red sleeping beauty - stupid boy [Sweden]
the groovy cellar - ask mr magic [Germany]
orange yellow red - we ran
northern portrait - the young and hopefuls [Denmark]
the hit parade - the queen of mousehole
wild swans - english electric lightning
push kings - number ones
silver screen - really no wonder
tesco chainstore mascara - sun's shinin' for you
the very most - patricia
youth genius - flowers on her skirt [Japan]
kids on a crime spree - trumpets of death
pocketbooks - harbour lights
teenage fanclub - speed of light

Saturday, October 15, 2016

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
featherfin - the only thing i miss [Norway]
swimming tapes - tides
jazz butcher - rain
blueboy - clear skies
mccarthy - governing takes brains
plant cell - marguerite (version 2) [Japan]
tuns ~ back among friends "tuns" [royal mountain]
the hang ups - the entry
arsenic! - conversation is a must
heavenly - trophy girlfriend
the hermit crabs ~ wonderful "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
swan dive - saturday, sunday, monday
gomes the hitman - maybe someday [Japan]
ciao bella - a glorious night at the ywca
the hit parade - you didn't love me then
the pale fountains - you'll start a war
lia pamina ~ sycamore tree "love is enough" [elefant]
postal blue - northern england (wild swans cover) [Brazil]
holiday - sherman
nixon - sommar i bilen [Sweden]
fireflies ~ selfish "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
field mouse ~ the order of things "episodic" [top shelf]
1:20pm Surf Set
the 427's - the spy invasion
crazy aces - stomp it
burt rocket - sea-n-shore
nebulas - bus stop
the concussions ~ flicksville "newaygo sound machine" [double crown]
de surfures - rock'n'roll clef
the surfites - la ronde infernale
tikiyaki orchestra - mysteria
calum bowen - lovely city
youthcomics - L.L.D. [Japan]
juvenile juvenile - i love only when you're cute [Japan]
the holiday crowd - anything anything
best friend - sure
terry malts - seen everything
e'spaniel - just another day
the OXs - still nothing [Japan]
chain wallet ~ shade "chain wallet" [jansen]
winter - dreaming
the radio dept. - we got game
pirouettes - signaux [France]
tape waves - little eyes (yo la tengo cover)
the suncharms - verge of tears
lake ~ tracks and tunnels "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
penelope isles - bad head
ACBs - surface
street chant - pedestrian support league [New Zealand]
i saw you yesterday - lisbon [Japan]
public access tv - in our blood "never enough" [rallye]
jackie zealous - satellite "psychic data" [s/r]
halfnoise ~ in the summer "sudden feeling" [congrats]

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Going heavy on the twee today!  Thanks for tuning in!

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
Band á Part - long distance "constant and true: a tribute to rose melberg" [february]
PEP - dreams
spy - heaven
le super homard - dry salt in our hair
spring boutique - so twee [Philippines]
poundsign - piano song
the very most - today it is even better (watoo watoo remix)
postal blue - you should keep it to yourself
cub - everything's geometry
allo darlin' - still young
softies - pedestal
heavenly - over and over
the springfields - sunflower
allen clapp & his friends - something strange happens
blueboy - popkiss
the field mice - between hello and goodbye
tiger trap - supercrush
the minders - comfortably tucked up inside
stereolab - the light that will cease to fail
mary lou lord - western union desperate
apples in stereo - glowworm
the lucksmiths - after the after party
the pastels - i'm alright with you
go sailor - fine day for sailing
1:20pm Surf Set
martin cilia - end of summer
the concussions - trouble gum
rondo hatton - riding the coffin
the kanaloas ~ swallow tail "surf a go go!" [double crown]
death by unga bunga - dollar slice
HJ - loud & fast
the silhouettes - tornado
magnetic fields - the dreaming moon
future bible heroes - but you're so beautiful
jumprope - kites are fun
the field mice - of the perfect kind
even as we speak - swimming song
the chesterfields - love mountain
le mans - la balada de la primavera
brighter - wallflower
wallflower - does love last forever (brighter cover) [Japan]
annemarie - bubblegum i see [Philippines]
the bartlebees - you are still beautiful
the crabs - debutante
talulah gosh - my best friend
primal scream - velocity girl
tullycraft - pop songs your new boyfriend's too stupid to know about
poastal - dizzy
bmx bandits - space girl
close lobsters - in spite of these times
nothing painted blue - sorely tempted
the orchids - apologies
the june brides - a january moon
another sunny day - things will be nice
the wild swans - liquid mercury
would-be-goods - temporary best friend

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Thanks for tuning in!

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
youthcomics - teen age about you and me [Japan]
teenage fanclub - thin air
halfnoise ~ in the summer "sudden feeling" [congrats]
moo - freak
chain wallet ~ abroad "chain wallet" [jansen]
boyish - asagao-dori [Japan]
humi dumi - sleep [Indonesia]
Pirouettes ~ l'escalier "Carrément Carrément" [Kidderminster]
death by unga bunga - i wanted everything "fight" [jansen]
the death of pop - what a day
the holiday crowd - anything anything
kero kero bonito - trampoline
real numbers - frank infatuation
gomes the hitman - jozetsu sukkato [Japan]
the fin. - silver from over the river [Japan]
silver screen - really no wonder
la sera - queens
summer fiction - dirty blonde
secret meadow - water in the flowing river [Indonesia]
ice choir - designs in rhythm
motorama - tell me
1:25pm Surf Set
the concussions - storm team dave
los venturas - bubamara
les agamemnonz - a palavas les flots
the kanaloas ~ the bronzee bull "surf a go go!" [double crown]
the starfires - billy's blues
the surfites - comet's tail
the meltones - suicide clutch
shin rizumu - kadai midi ongen [Japan]
the persian leaps - the weather
temples - certainty
the king in mirrors - talk about today
acrylics - one in seven
best friend - time trap (built to spill cover)
arbes - sun on my back
computer magic - gone for the weekend "obscure but visible" [channel 9]
four pens - summer tragedy [Taiwan]
ravages - hier, demain, maintenant [France]
the breakfast club - distance [Indonesia]
shouzou yamada - dobu sarai zinsei [Japan]
the primitives - been hiding (aisler's set cover)
stephen's shore - ocean blue [Sweden]
kids on a crime spree - dead ripe
hariguem zaboy - tender mind [Thailand]
beverly - crooked cop
argo - alternate ending
the very most - good fight fighting (feat. adriano do couto from postal blue)
alpaca sports - my favorite girlfriend
sunny summer day - in summertime (feat. cris miller)
kensei ogata - her twinkle eyes [Japan]

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Back on air today!  Thanks to DJ Ryan Dancemachine for filling in on the Happyoblivion Show the past 2 Saturdays!

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
heavenly - P.U.N.K. girl
the golden eaves - no other
homecomings ~ alphabet floating in the bed "sale of broken dreams" [second royal records]
pale spectres - d(r)iving
camera obscura - let's get out of this country
pictured resort - night drive [Japan]
alpaca sports - there's no one like you [Sweden]
brideshead - me and the stars and the sea [Germany]
rose melberg - not just to be loved but to love (jonathan richman cover)
the hi-life companion - you're the greatest
secret meadow - water in the flowing river [Indonesia]
swimming tapes - tides
toshiaki yamada - sumisu [Japan]
e'spaniel - just another day
youthcomics - and his car [Japan]
letting up despite great faults - wrapped
hanadorobow - daydream [Japan]
california snow story - motorway
Pirouettes ~ Carrément Carrément "Carrément Carrément" [Kidderminster] [France]
ice choir - unprepared
Band À Part - Verano Azul, Invierno Nuclear [Spain]
yacht club - cold wind from fools [Japan]
lia pamina - whirlwind [Spain]
teenage fanclub - i'm in love
1:20pm Surf Set
the tomorrowmen - parsec's paradox
burt rocket - boss board
los venturas - makaha surf
the volcanics ~ bullseye "stompin' garage" [double crown]
the meltones - the perfect wave
the surfites - launch pad
the concussions ~ polyester fester "newaygo sound machine" [double crown]
the bilinda butchers - all my friends
the recreations - winter balloon [Japan]
northern portrait - some people [Denmark]
math and physics club - baby i'm yours
the school - til you belong to me
the very most - alien girl
boyish - color film [Japan]
decibels - whole wide world
the dentists - water for a man on fire
sambassadeur - stranded [Sweden]
the suncharms - sparkle
the french pop dream - the world is happening somewhere
juvenile juvenile - planet heaven [Japan]
red sleeping beauty - tell me more [Sweden]
pale sunday - unknown half [Brazil]
the spook school - gone home
allo darlin' - golden age
terry vs. tori - dream wild [Spain]
san francisco - una vaina bajo tu cama [Spain]
cozy catastrophes - summer boy
tesco chainstore mascara - tomorrow
cola jet set - no te enamores de mi [Spain]
summer twins ~ stop & go "limbo" [burger]
dot dash - holly garland "searchlights" [the beautiful music]

Saturday, September 17, 2016

The excellent DJ Ryan Dancemachine subbing in on the Happyoblivion Show again today. I'll be back next Saturday!