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Saturday, December 31, 2016

This is the Happyoblivion Best of 2016, part 1 of 2 this week.  We will go over the best tracks from singles & EPs in 2016.  There are also some singles are off of LPs that didn't make the cut for best albums, but just happen to be good enough to stand on their own.  First part of the show features songs in no particular order, but the latter part of the show we do our top 20 countdown!

Part 2 will be next week and we will look back at the best LPs (full length albums) of 2016!

12:00pm
toshiaki yamada - sumisu [Japan]
del sur - been so long
night flowers - chaser
building rockets - thurston & kim
day wave - deadbeat girl
evening cinema - everlasting summer [Japan]
12:20pm
plant cell - marguerite [Japan]
he luck door - natsuco [Japan]
num contena - flight to winter [Japan]
featherfin - helen richey (feat. the very most) [Norway]
yaoyoros - toke dashita natsu ni [Japan]
12:40pm
sally shapiro - if you ever wanna change your mind [Sweden]
heaven for real - subliminal
ancient youth club - meikyu shojo [Japan]
youthmemory - april kisses [Japan]
marlovers - just a boy [Spain]
1:00pm
space daze - what did you say
lightning in a twilight hour - black circles
the chandler estate - flash
coughs - in the morning [Japan]
los popov - dobap [Spain]
hanadorobow - daydream [Japan]
1:20pm
the tomorrowmen - parsec's paradox
death by unga bunga - dollar slice
and summer club - surfer girl [Japan]
secret meadow - water in the flowing river [Indonesia]
Top 20 Countdown
20) cullen omori - hey girl
19) wildhoney - horror movie
18) layne - beautiful life [Japan]
17) the bosss - rain [Japan]
16) charlie darling - since yesterday [UK]
15) halfnoise - in the summer
14) linustate - small world [Japan]
13) le superhomard - dry salt in our hair [France]
2:00pm
12) swimming tapes - souvenirs [UK]
11) boyish - color film [Japan]
10) terry vs. tori - dream wild [Spain]
9) pale spectres - d(r)iving [France]
8) gomes the hitman - jozetsu sutakkato [Japan]
2:20pm
7) california snow story - motorway [UK]
6) juvenile juvenile - planet heaven [Japan]
5) beverly - crooked cop
4) e'spaniel - just another day [UK]
3) the perfect english weather - the sweetest feeling [UK] 
2) youthcomics - and his car [Japan]
1) stephen's shore - ocean blue [Sweden]
2:45pm Happy New Year
homecomings - another new year [Japan]
camera obscura - happy new year
les bicyclettes de belsize - unhappy new year
holiday - new year's anything
gomes the hitman - auld lang syne [Japan]
3:00pm
beach house - new year

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Happy Holidays!  More holiday tunes for you on this Christmas Eve to give you 3 shows, or 9 hours total of holiday music.  Oh, and a double-sized holiday surf set for today!

12:00pm
tramgirl karaoke club (Charlie Darling of Les Bicyclettes de Belsize + Edine of Marshmallow Kisses from Hong Kong) - an Eighties Christmas Song
math and physics club - cold as minnesota
the very most - this year, christmas came november 4th
the school - kiss you in the snow
element - rockin' around the christmas tree
the crookes - it's just not christmas without you
fitness forever - Su Šventom Kalėdom
12:20pm
Max & Eliza (from Wallflower) - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Like The Way That I Used to do [Japan]
fandaze - big socks [Japan]
karibean - xmas vibrations [Italy]
pentacon six - christmas is better with you
serenades - come home
the perfect english weather - call me (christmas single)
12:40pm
the mynabirds - all i want is truth (for christmas)
les bicyclettes de belsize - white horses
beanpole - let it snow
bubblegum lemonade - show me a miracle
hic astley (from fandaze) - you made me believe in magic [Japan]
give me wallets - on this christmas night [Japan]
1:00pm
the holiday scene - eight dates a week
belle and sebastian - winter wooskie
the jigsaw seen - what about christmas?
hombre de color - santa claus [Argentina]
gang clouds - Will You Send Me An Old-Fashioned Christmas Card (This Year)
tim wheeler & emmy the great - Christmas Day (I Wish I Was Surfing)
1:20pm Santa's Super Surf Set
the wave benders - do you hear what i hear
bitch boys - jingle bells
aqualads - we wish you a merry xmas
thee swank bastards - we three kings
the ventures - santa claus is comin' to town
the surfites - santa claus goes surfin'
jon & the nightriders - sleigh ride
the mobsmen - Så Går Vi Rundt Om En Enebærbusk
1:40pm Santa's Super Surf Set continued
tacoma four - christmas is a drag
death valley - carol of the bells
king of hawaii - greensleeves
the barbary coasters - secret santa
the ventures - we wish you a merry christmas
burt rocket - santa's hot rod
urban surf kings - we three kings
bonesharks - little drummer boy
lunatics - rocknuts
2:00pm
the bird and the bee - carol of the bells
dent may - i'll be stoned for christmas
stuck in winter (from juvenile juvenile) - i want an alien for christmas [Japan]
razorcuts - snowbound
marie anne (from mariana in our heads) - one horse open sleigh [Japan]
math and physics club - it's a marshmallow world
2:20pm
september girls - i want you back (for christmas)
camera obscura - little donkey
she overruns (from superfriends) - christmas time is here [Japan]
iko cherie - merry christmas mr. lawrence (lalala version)
glo-worm - holiday
toshiaki yamada - christmas wish [Japan]
the fairways - winter song
2:40pm
billy squier - christmas is the time to say i love you
squirrel nut zippers - santa claus is smoking reefer
louis armstrong - 'zat you, santa claus? (the heavy remix)
frank sinatra - let it snow (dj zsuzsu & wolfgang lohr remix)
smithereens - rudolph
julian casablancas - christmas treat
kinks - father christmas
the polyphonic spree - happy christmas (war is over)

Saturday, December 17, 2016

More holiday music!

12:00pm
attic lights - why should christmas be so hard?
belle & sebastian - santa, bring my baby back to me
the hit parade and amelia fletcher - christmas tears
summer cats - plastic christmas trees
the hopefuls - holiday
the marbles - christmas song
12:20pm
daydream cycle - christmas is here (Philippines)
the crookes - you're just like christmas
les bicyclettes de belsize - christmas card 1983
homecomings - winter bargain [Japan]
parker lewis & matilda berggren - all alone on christmas
12:40pm
the very most - wombling merry christmas
popguns - in red and white
xmas advent - (drive a...) snowplough through your heart
camera obscura - the blizzard
modular - el viaje magico de santa claus
yo zushi - merry christmas
1:00pm
les bicyclettes de belsize - the advent calendar
the magic theatre - christmas lights
it happens - fudge (christmas issue) [Japan]
tiny fireflies - snow
the silhouettes - under the mistletoe
curumi chronicle - white sweet cake [Japan]
1:25pm Santa's Surf Set
martin cilia - christmas in july
the ventures - blue christmas
the excelsiors - good king wenceslas
fronkensteen - nutty
surfaris- surfer's christmas list
los straitjackets - a marshmallow world
urban surf kings - i saw three ships (mr. rebel version)
1:40pm
red sleeping beauty - christmas
tesco chainstore mascara - santa baby
fountains of wayne - the man in the santa suit
karibean - down before xmas (Italy)
tacocat - snow day
asobi seksu - merry christmas (i don't wanna fight)
theoretical girl - wonderful christmastime
2:00pm
joy electric - lollipop parade (on christmas morn)
les bicyclettes de belsize - once upon a christmas time
stormclouds - cosmic christmas
nixon - snow day [Sweden]
slow club - christmas (baby please come home)
haruca hinata - the christmas song [Japan]
2:20pm
yo la tengo - it's christmas time
les bicyclettes de belsize - good king wenceslas
the new mendicants - a very sorry christmas
the soft city - snow keeps falling
the weddings - christmas morning [Japan]
softies - snow like this
pizzicato five - snowflakes
2:40pm
toshiako yamada - this year's christmas song [Japan]
the magnetic fields - everything is one big christmas tree
sappy - my death on christmas [Japan]
bmx bandits - let's make christmas love
old lacy bed - merry christmas baby [Japan]
dent may - holiday face
velocity girl - merry christmas, i love you
les bicyclettes de belsize - snow blitz
the very most - away in a manger


Saturday, December 10, 2016

Holiday music starting with today's show.  We've got 3 shows (9 hours) worth of indie holiday tunes!

12:00pm
les bicyclettes de belsize - a very indie christmas
northern portrait - leave the trees alone [Denmark]
the hit parade - i love christmas
bathing beauty - christmas tears
tesco chainstore mascara - last christmas
the prissteens - christmas is a time for giving
12:20pm
squirrel nut zippers - sleigh ride
french pop dream - silver bells (remastered)
the school - kiss you in the snow
bubblegum lemonade - no room at the inn
nixon - anorak christmas
the crookes - you bring the snow
the boy least likely to - christmas isn't christmas
12:40pm
axolotes mexicanos - te espero en navidad  [Spain]
tender trap - leaving christmas day
allo darlin' - hymn on the 45
the primitives - you trashed my christmas
fireflies - x-mas song
gomes the hitman - deck the halls [Japan]
1:00pm
les bicyclettes de belsize - it only snows at christmas
eux autres - teenage christmas
helen love & friends - the townhall band
my teenage stride - is it christmastime already?
metro jets - jingle jangle christmas
jens lekman - run away with me
1:20pm Santa's Surf Set
mel-tones - silent night
the hollyberries - i wanna go surfin' with santa
the surfites - staffan var en stalledrang
aqualads - angels we have heard on high
space cossacks - christmas island
the kanaloas - x-mas palm tree
the rory mcbrides - (we like) eggnog!
tiki joe's ocean - jingle bells
1:40pm
wallflower - looks like snow [Japan]
the school - let me be the fairy on your christmas tree tonight
the icicles - snowman
fountains of wayne - i want an alien for christmas
the jigsaw seen - snow angels of pigtown
shonen knife - space christmas
2:00pm
dum dum girls - on christmas
featherfin - do not go gentle [Norway]
red sleeping beauty - merry christmas, marie [Sweden]
lorna - snowfall
edine avec lisle mitnik et son orchestre - x-mas song
summer fiction - christmas eve for two
2:20pm
strawberry whiplash - santa needs a holiday
the pines - chalet
the very most - little saint nick
boyish - love affair (Christmas version) [Japan]
Hiroshi Morishima - Christmas Mood [Japan]
moscow club - the c s (christmas song) [Japan]
2:40pm
les bicyclettes de belsize - an old fashioned christmas song
xtc - thanks for christmas
streetlight cadence - magic of a christmas (feat. sophie rose)
best coast & wavves - got something for you
the raveonettes - christmas song
belle & sebastian - santa claus
helen love - hark the herald angels sing

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!

12:00pm
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
12:20pm
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
12:40pm
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]
1:00pm
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
1:40pm
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
2:00pm
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]
2:20pm
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
2:40pm
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]