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Saturday, December 29, 2018

Going through the best of 2018 today!  We will also have a very unscientific top 10 in the final hour of the show, basically what I felt was good music for the past year.

swimming tapes ~ easy strand
oslo oscillator ~ newlands [Norway]
watoo watoo ~ modern express [France]
gomes the hitman ~ twilight, twilight, dawn [Japan]
cooper ~ graciela ~ tiemp, temperatura, agitacion [Spain]
burrito panza ~ barcelona [Spain]
the fin. ~ pale blue ~ there [Japan]
camden ~ scars
stephen's shore ~ the sun ~ september love [Sweden]
le superhomard ~ paper girl [France]
whyte horses ~ i saw the light
winter & triptides ~ amiga ~ estrala magica
the suncharms ~ film soundtrack
frokedal ~ david [Norway]
lia pamina & dario persi ~ so far tonight [Spain/Italy]
axolotes mexicanos ~ trececatorce ~ salu2 [Spain]
red sleeping beauty ~ dressed in yellow and blue [Sweden]
azure blue ~ my final candle [Sweden]
soft regime ~ lockdown ~ hard feelings
the go! team ~ if there's only one thing you should know ~ semicircle
pure mids ~ walking in place
the proctors ~ crystaline part 2
tv girl ~ blue hair ~ death of a party girl
transit my youth ~ pray station [Japan]
tori project ~ aa, sukarashiki hibi! [Japan]
blackball bandits ~ great sand tune ~ the lost mission
frankie and the pool boys ~ spin the bottle ~ spin the bottle
dutch criminal record ~ waiting on the weekend
the essex green ~ don't leave it in our hands ~ hardly electronic
the treasures of mexico ~ avalanche
the dekkoes ~ row the boat
snail mail ~ heat wave ~ lush
winter ~ zoey ~ ethereality
benjamin schoos feat. dent may ~ all night every night
hibou ~ junipero love
tracyanne & danny ~ baby's got it bad
outerhope ~ out to sea [Philippines]
fanclub ~ leaves
wallflower ~ i wish spring would last forever [Japan]
the muldoons ~ lovely things
peonies ~ thin holidays [Indonesia]
2:20pm "Top Ten of 2018"
10) soft science ~ sooner ~ maps
9) neleonard ~ sorpresa, vacio ~ un lugar imaginado [Spain]
8) young agings ~ you ~ before i go [Japan]
7) the sunbathers ~ shifting sand ~ a weekend away with...
6) the beths ~ future me hates me ~ future me hates me [New Zealand]
5) the strange creatures ~ palipad hangin ~ phantasms [Philippines]
4) the perfect english weather ~ pennies in the jar ~ don't you wanna feel the rain?
3) math and physics club ~ dear madeline ~ lived here before
2) kero kero bonito ~ time today ~ time 'n' place
kero kero bonito ~ make believe
1) alpaca sports ~ i'll do anything you want ~ from paris with love [Sweden]
alpaca sports ~ baby pop

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Last show before Christmas, with more holiday tunes and an extended surf set!

dent may ~ i'll be stoned for christmas
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ christmas shopping
stuck in winter (from juvenile juvenile) ~ i want an alien for christmas [Japan]
the very most ~ little saint nick
goddammit jeremiah ~ office christmas party
the magnetic fields ~ everything is one big christmas tree ~realism
sharon jones & the dap-kings ~ god rest ye merry gents ~ it's a holiday soul party
math and physics club ~ it's a marshmallow world
she overruns (from superfriends) ~ christmas time is here [Japan]
remington super 60 ~ here comes christmas [Norway]
red sleeping beauty ~ merry christmas, marie [Sweden]
the spook school ~ someone to spend christmas with
strawberry whiplash ~ santa needs a holiday
bubblegum lemonade ~ number one for christmas
edine avec lisle mitnik et son orchestre ~ x-mas song
yo la tengo ~ it's christmas time
the soft city ~ snow keeps falling
velocity girl ~ merry christmas, i love you
haruca hinata ~ the christmas song [Japan]
old lacy bed ~ merry christmas baby [Japan]
Hiroshi Morishima ~ Christmas Mood [Japan]
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ an old fashioned christmas song
the fairways ~ winter song
the lousy pop group ~ when santa got stuck up the chimney [Indonesia]
best coast & wavves ~ got something for you
xtc ~ thanks for christmas
1:20 Santa's Surf Set
the wave benders ~ do you hear what i hear
the ventures ~ we wish you a merry christmas ~ the ventures' christmas album
martin cilia ~ christmas in july [Australia]
the mobsmen ~ Så Går Vi Rundt Om En Enebærbusk [Norway]
the ventures ~ blue christmas ~ the ventures' christmas album
the barbary coasters ~ secret santa
burt rocket ~ santa's hot rod [Norway]
fronkensteen ~ nutty
urban surf kings ~ we three kings
the ventures ~ frosty the snowman ~ the ventures' christmas album
jon & the nightriders ~ sleigh ride
boyish ~ love affair (Christmas version) [Japan]
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ good king wenceslas
the bird and the bee ~ carol of the bells
the raveonettes ~ christmas song
toshiako yamada ~ this year's christmas song [Japan]
moscow club ~ the c s (christmas song) [Japan]
joy electric ~ lollipop parade (on christmas morn)
dent may ~ holiday face
slow club ~ christmas (baby please come home)
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ snow blitz
razorcuts ~ snowbound
toshiaki yamada ~ christmas wish [Japan]
pizzicato five ~ snowflakes
softies ~ snow like this
the weddings ~ christmas morning [Japan]
the very most ~ away in a manger
bmx bandits ~ let's make christmas love
the magic theatre ~ silent snow
the new mendicants ~ a very sorry christmas
summer fiction ~ christmas eve for two
camera obscura ~ little donkey
vanilla6 ~ euphoria (christmas version) [Japan]
curumi chronicle ~ white sweet cake (christmas song) [Japan]

Saturday, December 15, 2018

More holiday music this week!  No repeated songs over 3 weeks, so enjoy!

les bicyclettes de belsize ~ it only snows at christmas
the school ~ let me be the fairy on your christmas tree tonight
the crookes ~ you're just like christmas
the very most ~ wombling merry christmas
the holiday scene ~ eight dates a week
remington super 60 ~ another christmas song [Norway]
al caiola & riz ortolani ~ sleigh ride/jingle bells
shonen knife ~ space christmas
helen love ~ hark the herald angels sing
bubblegum lemonade ~ no room at the inn
eux autres ~ teenage christmas
the silhouettes ~ under the mistletoe
the icicles ~ snowman
it happens ~ fudge (christmas issue) [Japan]
red sleeping beauty ~ christmas [Sweden]
wallflower ~ looks like snow [Japan]
theoretical girl ~ wonderful christmastime
jens lekman ~ run away with me [Sweden]
fountains of wayne ~ i want an alien for christmas
the jigsaw seen ~ snow angels of pigtown
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ under the mistletoe
helen love & friends ~ the townhall band
tim wheeler & emmy the great ~ Christmas Day (I Wish I Was Surfing)
1:20pm Santa's Surf Set
bitch boys ~ jingle bells
the ventures ~ santa claus is comin' to town
bonesharks ~ little drummer boy
surfaris ~ surfer's christmas list
los straitjackets ~ a marshmallow world
the excelsiors ~ good king wenceslas
urban surf kings ~ i saw three ships (mr. rebel version)
the surfites ~ santa claus goes surfin'
aqualads ~ we wish you a merry xmas
lunatics ~ rocknuts
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ father christmas (i believe)
pizzagirl ~ pizza for christmas
hombre de color ~ santa claus [Argentina]
tacocat ~ snow day 
frode fivel ~ tv christmas [Norway]
my teenage stride ~ is it christmastime already?
metro jets ~ jingle jangle christmas
sharon jones & the dap-kings ~ silver bells
squirrel nut zippers ~ santa claus is smoking reefer
tesco chainstore mascara ~ santa baby
the magic theatre ~ christmas lights
the windmills ~ when it was winter
gang clouds ~ Will You Send Me An Old-Fashioned Christmas Card (This Year)
pale sunday ~ the winter song [Brazil]
belle and sebastian ~ winter wooskie
tiny fireflies ~ snow
the perfect english weather ~ christmas in suburbia
asobi seksu ~ merry christmas (i don't wanna fight)
bubblegum lemonade ~ silent night
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ andy partridge (from xtc)
yo zushi ~ merry christmas
trashcan sinatras ~ santa will find you
give me wallets ~ on this christmas night [Japan]

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Many thanks to Mr. Modular for covering the Happyoblivion Show last week!  Also, it's time for holiday indie music.  Enjoy!

the hannah barberas ~ christmas time is here ~ christmas bandwagon
rope store ~ never had christmas
the crookes ~ it's just not christmas without you
remington super 60 ~ a winter song [Norway]
gomes the hitman ~ churchbells ringing [Japan]
Max & Eliza (from Wallflower) ~ Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Like The Way That I Used to do [Japan]
ray anthony ~ christmas trumpets/we wish you a merry christmas ~ ultra-lounge christmas cocktails, part one
go jimmy go ~ sleigh ride ~ holiday hell yeah!
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ bad christmas (cover version) ~ the 12 days of christmas
the very most ~ this year, christmas came november 4th
the school ~ kiss you in the snow
math and physics club ~ cold as minnesota
figure ~ christmas eve of 1992 [Japan]
homecomings ~ winter bargain [Japan]
tramgirl karaoke club ~ an Eighties Christmas Song
the perfect english weather ~ call me (christmas single)
fireflies ~ x-mas song
the perfect english weather ~ call me (christmas single)
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ christmas card 1983
axolotes mexicanos ~ te espero en navidad  [Spain]
nixon ~ anorak christmas [Sweden]
fandaze ~ big socks [Japan]
gomes the hitman ~ deck the halls [Japan]
french pop dream ~ silver bells (remastered)
the school ~ kiss you in the snow
1:20pm Santa's Surf Set
space cossacks ~ christmas island
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
the kanaloas ~ x-mas palm tree
the rory mcbrides ~ (we like) eggnog!
tiki joe's ocean ~ jingle bells
bubblegum lemonade ~ show me a miracle
popguns ~ in red and white
the hit parade ~ i love christmas
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ a very indie christmas
northern portrait ~ leave the trees alone [Denmark]
attic lights ~ why should christmas be so hard?
the prissteens ~ christmas is a time for giving
modular ~ el viaje magico de santa claus [Spain]
tesco chainstore mascara ~ last christmas
the hopefuls ~ holiday
the primitives ~ you trashed my christmas
les bicyclettes de belsize ~ white horses
the boy least likely to ~ christmas isn't christmas
the hit parade and amelia fletcher ~ christmas tears
the marbles ~ christmas song
belle & sebastian ~ santa, bring my baby back to me
the very most ~ wombling merry christmas
camera obscura ~ the blizzard
daydream cycle ~ christmas is here [Philippines]
allo darlin' ~ hymn on the 45
tender trap ~ leaving christmas day
bathing beauty ~ christmas tears
summer cats ~ plastic christmas trees
beanpole ~ let it snow
serenades ~ come home
karibean ~ xmas vibrations [Italy]
sharon jones & the dap-kings ~ 8 days (of hannukah) ~ it's a holiday soul party

Saturday, December 1, 2018

The superb Mr. Modular will be subbing for me on the Happyoblivion Show today. Tune in!

I'll be back next Saturday with indie holiday tunes!