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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Thanks for tuning in!  Today's playlist (updated as the show progresses):

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
simian ghost - cut-off point (Sweden)
kensei ogata - on the beach (Japan)
brothers in law - oh, sweet song (Spain)
gomes the hitman - jozetsu sutakkato (Japan)
in the white - black light (don't look towards me) (Japan)
the fin. - anchorless ship (Japan)
VLIVM - looking for a day
the recreations - swing together (Japan)
tangible excitement! - northland food court
tendouji - groupeee (Japan)
soda fountain rag - lovesong for the geek
dressy bessy ~ dirty birdies "kingsized" [yep roc]
why we love - lucky one
SaToA - kesa (this morning) (Japan)
tsuchiyamakoto - hide & seek (Japan)
caramel snow - the ouija board
watoo watoo - ce vide (France)
amber arcades - turning light (Netherlands)
martin courtney ~ before we begin "many moons" [domino]
ride - magical spring
summer fiction - perfume paper
1:20pm Surf Set
the surfaders ~ dust from the sun "a greater silence" [turbasco]
burt rocket - the wreck
the meltones - air time II
the surfites - la ronde infernale
the scavengers - curfue
the madiera - burning mirage
yaoyoros - toke dashita natsu ni (Japan)
california snow story - suddenly everything happens (UK)
cozy catastrophes ~ hideaway "Have You Ever Heard of Cozy Catastrophes?" [jigsaw]
the spook school ~ everybody needs to be in love  "try to be hopeful" [fortuna pop]
the chills - when the poor can reach the moon
post modern team - one night stand (Japan)
hoshi - on top of the fence (Japan)
the leaves - maybe tonight (Japan)
dot dash - tatters
cola jet set - sabado (Spain)
chirping - heist (Sweden)
glitter - the animal
Céu - baile de ilusao (Brazil)
sappy - swimming night (Japan)
the airplanes - big world
the nivens - let loose of my knee
jessica & the fletchers - walk in the park (Spain)
ancient youth club - manhattan (Japan)
los bonsais - hijo del senor (Spain)
beat happening ~ in between "look around" [domino]
club 8 - late nights (Sweden)
azure blue - baby you are a star (Sweden)
cast - back of my mind
the ocean blue - between something and nothing
teen runnings - high school love

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Welcome back to the Happyoblivion Show!  Here's today's playlist (updated as the show progresses):

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
sambassadeur - days (Sweden)
doggy - mon colonel (France)
the suncharms - wash away
boyish - 1990 (Japan)
band a part - verano azul, invierno nuclear (Spain)
argo - alternate ending
california snow story - my life is only a daydream
the spook school ~ august 17th "try to be hopeful" [fortuna pop] (Scotland)
why we love - lucky one
gomes the hitman - kotoba wa uso-tsuki (Japan)
king of prussia - spain in the summertime
stereolab - super-electric
simian ghost - a million shining colours
the arctic flow - isle of palms
homecomings - great escape (Japan)
yaoyoros - aurora beat (Japan)
kensei ogata - gerbera (Japan)
the besnard lakes ~ golden lion "a coliseum complex museum [jagjaguwar]
teenage fanclub - baby lee
cayetana - age of consent
faded old city - SUMMER TIME (shibata balloon at dawn remix) (Japan)
the recreations - swing together (Japan)
1:25pm Surf Set
the surfaris - point panic
the surfites - ankle busters
the nebulas - swan lake
martin cilia - surf explosion
the surfaders ~ dust from the sun "a greater silence" [turbasco]
burt rocket - hang twang
brothers in law - middle of nowhere (Spain)
crescendo - repulsor
soft science - breaking
lady flash - love bill murray (Japan)
sappy - teenage pops (Japan)
the gentle isolation - faraway 2016 (Philippines)
fandaze - city girl (Japan)
the artisans - yield to the night
lake - roger miller
lia pamina - whirlwind
the luxembourg signal - dying star
ACBs - ocean
the wild swans - disintegrating
washed out - all i know
beulah - gravity's bringing us down
mayu kitaki - latata (Japan)
la casa azul - todas tus amigas (Spain)
violens - totally true
outerhope - no end in sight (Philippines)
the legendary house cats - river

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Welcome to this week's Happyoblivion Show!  Hope you are having a great weekend. Just a few more weeks before our big frequency change from 90.3 to 90.1FM, so stayed tuned! Playlist updated as the show progresses. 

super furry animals - juxtaposed with u
lush - lit up
holiday - well enough alone
wild nothing - chinatown
northern portrait - some people (Denmark)
autumn leaves - every night
lake - perfect fit
spy - heaven
knife pleats ~ terrible "hat bark beach" [jigsaw]
hipflasks - a lovely scar
the strange creatures - i feel like i'm on drugs (Philippines)
the minders - yeah yeah yeah
tesco chainstore mascara - tomorrow
talulah gosh - be your baby
the nivens - let loose of my knee
the bridge - summertime
we. the pigs - something new
yaoyoros - toke dashita natsu ni (Japan)
the fiction aisle ~ major seventh "heart map rubric" [Chord Orchard]
the suncharms - wash away
pocketbooks - five day forecast
the spook school ~ i want to kiss you "try to be hopeful" [fortuna pop!]
british sea power - living is so easy
silver screen - really no wonder
1:20pm Surf Set
dick dale & the del-tones - taco wagon
the surfites - surfville
the astronauts - surf party
atomic mosquitos - danger island
surfaris - dick dale medley: let's go trippin', surf beat, miserlou (live)
the bilinda butchers - heaven holds a place
the simple carnival - caitlin's on the beach
tacocat - stereogram
veronica falls - waiting for something to happen
kishi bashi ~ the ballad of mr. steak "string quartet live!" [joyful noise]
tv girl - birds don't sing
martin courtney ~ foto "many moons" [domino]
the leaves - burn it all (Japan)
crayon fields - she's my hero
apples in stereo - seems so
jens lekman - you are the light
tori project - goodbye, dear people (Japan)
seadance - playin'
brideshead ~ that kind of girl "never grow up" [dufflecoat] (Germany)
the school ~ he's gonna break your heart one day "wasting away and wondering" [elefant]
pictured resort ~ first kids "now and on" [miles apart] (Japan)
saint etienne - erica america
barcelona - west coast radio
ski lodge - crush your heart
shunkan - our names
the orange peels - back in san francisco
tullycraft - stowaway
craft spells - after the moment

Saturday, January 9, 2016

The Happyoblivion Show starts a half hour sooner than usual today, so you can tune in starting at 11:30am HST.  Thanks for tuning in!  Playlist updated as show progresses.

We are currently ONLINE only as we work on the transmitter, so please listen at!
UPDATE 12:30pm--we are back on air, so find us at 90.3fm (or 91.1fm North Shore).

cooper - entre girasoles
super furry animals - juxtaposed with you
martin courtney ~ vestiges "many moons" [domino]
ride - magical spring
cape canaveral - oblivious (galaxie 500 cover)
summer fiction - on and on
camera obscura - break it to you gently
velocity girl - tripping wires
the icicles - chasing fireflies
wallflower - feverfew
the fin. - anchorless ship (Japan)
brideshead ~ me and the stars and the sea "never grow up" [dufflecoat] (Germany)
alpaca sports - need me the most (Sweden)
helen love - teenage soap opera
the muscadettes - earthquake
juvenile juvenile - feel the same (Japan)
moscow club - band of outsiders
letting up despite great faults - ride
the orchids - she's just a girl
the yearning - it's you that i want
cooper - entre girasoles (Spain)
love dance - bergen, again
shin rizumu - in the mood for surfing (Japan)
yelle - florence en italie
lost tapes - speechless
zebras - try
the depreciation guild - dream about me
northern portrait - sporting a scar (Denmark)
teen runnings - high school love (Japan)
the school ~ when i fall in love "wasting away and wondering" [elefant]
heavenly - shallow
cub - your bed
go sailor - together forever in love
rose melberg - i don't want live on the moon
1:20pm Surf Set
aqua velvets - nervous on neptune
man or astro-man? - interstellar hardrive
the kilaueas - rumble & run
the meltones - custom cruiser
the spytones - surfing salzburg
reverb galaxy - invasion
burt rocket ~ the wreck "fiberglass frenzy" [double crown]
the chills - molten gold
gingerlys - summer cramps
palms on fire - sword and shield
the fiction aisle ~ blue "heart map rubric" [Chord Orchard]
detective agency - eastford lake
jessica & the fletchers - my blue jumper (Spain)
mercury girls - sulk (live)
cozy catastrophes ~ summer boy "Have You Ever Heard of Cozy Catastrophes?" [jigsaw]
beat happening ~ cast a shadow "look around" [domino]
tullycraft - skyway
azure blue - reflections (Sweden)
post modern team - one night stand (Japan)
tiny fireflies - galaxy
soft science - breaking
kids on a crime spree - the karl kardel building
the leaves - maybe tonight (Japan)
dot dash - walls closing in
ancient youth club - manhattan (Japan)
vacaciones - alianza interplanetaria (Spain)
the arctic flow - when we were something
lush - i have the moon
the magnetic fields - 100,000 fireflies
the bilinda butchers - teen dream

Saturday, January 2, 2016

The best LPs of 2015

Time for the best LPs of 2015!  Top 20 countdown towards the second half of the show.  Happy New Year!

track listings: band name - song (LP name in parentheses)
newer tracks are listed as: band name - song name "album name" [label]

skittle alley - boy meets girl (France) (love is an action LP)
belle & sebastian - allie (girls in peacetime want to dance LP)
best coast - sleep won't ever come (california nights LP)
westkust - swirl (Last forever LP) (Sweden)
funeral advantage - sisters (Body Is Dead LP)
iko cherie - good to you again (dreaming on LP) (France)
lightning in a twilight hour - the pattern room (Fragments Of A Former Moon LP)
sleuth - is it true (out of the blue period LP)
the rightovers - canyon country (blue blood LP)
the bird & the bee - lovey dovey (recreational love LP)
seapony - saw the light (a vision LP)
jessica & the fletchers - jane's song (connecting people LP) (Spain)
the go! team - the scene between (the scene between LP)
tiny fireflies - taken (the space between LP)
the manhattan love suicides - (never stop) hating you (More Heat! More Panic! LP)
the spook school - burn masculinity "Try to be Hopeful" [fortuna pop]
stars in coma - pieces of a lonely night (The Ghosts Were Prolific In Our Minds LP) (Sweden)
cozy catastrophes ~ hideaway "Have You Ever Heard of Cozy Catastrophes?" [jigsaw]
moscow club - celine (feat. amanda akerman from alpaca sports) (Outfit Of The Day LP) (Japan)
the catenary wires - when you walk away (Red Red Skies LP)
space daze - was never (Capture a Thing LP) (danny rowland from seapony)
destroyer ~ dream lover "poison season" [dead oceans]
strawberry whiplash ~ time takes you away " Stuck In The Never Ending" [matinee]
les bicyclettes de belsize - beatnik song (Past, Present, Future LP)
the surfaders ~ hot club du surf "a greater silence" [turbasco]
the mantles ~ doorframe "all odds end" [slumberland]
miracle strip - daydreams of crashing (magic milk LP) (Scotland)
miami horror ~ wild motion (set it free) "all possible futures" [dine alone]
finnmark! - cardigan fields (Things Always Change LP) (Leeds, UK)
the sun days - get him off your mind (album LP) (Sweden)
cinerama - deer caught in the headlights (valentina--remake of wedding present LP--david gedge project)
20. azure blue - every ending story (Beneath The Hill I Smell The Sea LP) (Sweden)
19. the chills ~ when the poor can reach the moon "silver bullets" [fire] (Dunedin, New Zealand)
18. hibou ~ dissolve "hibou" [barsuk]
17. dragonfly collector - dragonfly collector (the world is your oyster LP) (Philippines)
16. dot dash - the winter of discontent (Earthquakes & Tidal Waves)
15. burt rocket ~ boss board "fiberglass frenzy" [double crown]
14. line & circle - out of metaphors (split figure LP)
13. momoiro clover z ~ Chu tobu! Ozashiki ressha "5th dimension" [starchild] (Japan)
12. summer fiction - perfume paper (Himalaya LP)
11. surf city ~ spec city "Jekyll Island" [fire] (New Zealand)
10. strange babes - holiday (self-titled LP)
9. flyying colours ~ in the end "EPX2" [shelflife]
8. knife pleats ~ one step too far "hat bark beach" [jigsaw]
7. viewtorino - getting better (viewpoint LP) (Japan)
6. big quiet ~ ghost "big quiet" [slumberland]
5. pictured resort - now and on "now and on" [miles apart] (Japan)
4. cola jet set ~ no te enamores de mi "El Fin Del Mundo" [elefant] (Spain)
3. martin courtney ~ northern highway "many moons" [domino]
2. the school ~ wasting away and wondering "wasting away and wondering" [elefant]
1. brideshead ~ at 45 rpm "never grow up" [dufflecoat] (Germany)
bonus tracks
yo la tengo - friday i'm in love (stuff like that there LP)
surfer blood - saber tooth & bone (1000 palms LP)