Listen on KTUH 90.1FM Honolulu, 91.1FM North Shore, digital cable 866 or online at ktuh.org (also stream direct at Soundtap.com or use your smartphone to access the TuneIn radio app )

Follow me on Facebook and/or Soundcloud!
Audio archives

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Best of 2011!

Today is the last day of 2011, so it is time for the best of 2011 Happyoblivion show!  I'll play the best songs from 2011, and then in the last part of the show we will count down the top 10 albums of the year, from an indie pop perspective, of course.  This means full-length albums, with all songs worth paying your hard-earned money for--these are albums that are well done from beginning to end.

Playlist will be updated throughout the show!

12:00pm
STRFKR - bury us alive
TV Girl- girls like me
Dom - damn
Fonda - in the coach station light
Cut Copy - take me over
12:20pm
Lapwing - tiny island
Jens Lekman - an argument with myself
Sci-Fi Lovestory - electrocutie
Silver Swans - mother of pearl
La Sera - never come around
Amor Fati - washed out
12:40pm
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - heart in your heartbreak
Dominant Legs - already know that it's nice
Cults - go outside
Peter Bjorn & John - second chance
Nice Stupid Playground - stereo girl

1:00pm
Painted Palms - falling asleep
M83 - ok pal
Dum Dum Girls - bedroom eyes
Korallreven - the truest faith
1:20pm
Norton - two points
Telekinesis - dirty thing
Crashin' Butterfliez - long wait
Destroyer - chinatown
Jonny - candyfloss
Ski Lodge - a game
1:40pm
Hey Champ - stereode
Caracol - l'amour est un tricheur (from the Le Pop 6 compilation)
Oh Land - sun of a gun
Lake - roger miller
Neon Bunny - come a little closer

2:00pm
Ringo Deathstar - so high
Brown Recluse - impressions of a city morning
Girls Names - i could die
Computer Magic - about you
Toro y Moi - saturday love
Chad Valley - now that i'm real (how does it feel?)
Adanowsky - un sol con corazon
2:20pm
Hungry Kids of Hungary - scattered diamonds
Brave Irene - longest day

Top 10 Albums of 2011 (Album title in CAPS; song title in lower case)
10) Big Troubles - MISERY - never mine
9) Devon Williams - EUPHORIA - right direction
8) Cut Off Your Hands - HOLLOW - hollowed out
7) Yelle - SAFARI DISCO CLUB - que veux-tu
2:40pm
6) Brilliant Colors - AGAIN & AGAIN - value lines
5) Nous Non Plus - FREUDIAN SLIP - j'en ai marre (had enough)
4) Seapony - GO WITH ME - go away
3) Pocketbooks - CAROUSEL - harbour lights
2) Acid House Kings - MUSIC SOUNDS BETTER WITH YOU - would you say stop?
1) The Go! Team - ROLLING BLACKOUTS - secretary song

3:00pm Bonus songs:
Cults - um canto de afoxe para o bloco do ile (from the Red Hot + Rio 2 compilation)
Papercuts - do you really wanna know
Still Corners - the white season
I'm from Barcelona - get in line

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Today is the holiday show--all kinds of great indie holiday tunes.  I had over 60 hours of music to cull down to a 3 hour show.  Enjoy and happy holidays!

Next week will be the best of 2011!


Saturday, December 17, 2011

Next week will be the holiday show, then in 2 weeks, the best of 2011. Leave a comment if you have a favorite from 2011.  It's a work in progress.  DJ BBQ and guest Sam were on the alumni show afterwards today! 


Saturday, December 10, 2011

Some great phone calls today--my favorite was from Steve at Ritz Cameras in Ala Moana, who told me Dick Dale dropped by his store.  Dec 24th will be the holiday show, and Dec 31 will be the Best of 2011! 


Saturday, December 3, 2011

Losing my voice again, so here's the place to look up the playlist for today.  Many thanks also to the ADHDJ for covering the last hour of my show for me today. For the rest of the show, check out ADHDJ's playlist at Stories from the Sea...