Monday, November 1, 2010

11.1.10 with Divasonic, Artemis and Jaswho?

Listen here for the podcast, a very lovely show with Divasonic, Artemis and Jaswho? in studio, playing some of their newest cuts - hear them at Pirate Cat Radio before anywhere else!!

Jaswho?'s album drops tomorrow 11/2/10, you can find it on Amazon, itunes, Beat Port and pretty much everywhere. He played two tracks off the album and is offering to give away a cds to the first 5 people who email him, but you gotta listen to the podcast for the email address. Then we hear some tracks by Divasonic and Artemis - both collaborations and solo projects, and they are in the giving spirit too. Get a free download code by emailing them, just peep it in the podcast!

Here's the tracklisting:

Artist / Song / Disk / Disk Library / Label / Local / New
Husky Rescue / Fast Lane (Son of Kick Remix) / Fast Lane EP / RPM / New
Rat vs. Possum / Binti Jua (Faux Pas Remix) / Daughter of Sunshine / RPM / New
PSA / OG167 Safe Food / Pirate Cat Radio / Other / KPDO 89.3fm
Warpaint / Ashes to Ashes / We Were So Turned On: A Tribute to David Bowie / Rock|Alternative|Indie|Pop
Durojaiye Versatile / Stay and Enjoy Life / The Fermented Sessions / RPM / Thoughts into Things Music, LLC.
The Backwoods / Sunstream / The Backwoods
PSA / OG153 Italingua / Pirate Cat Radio / Other / KPDO 89.3fm
Jaswho? & Divasonic / Push / Nudroid Musik (during live interview) / RPM / Temple Music Group / Local / New
Jaswho? / 911 / Nudroid Musik (during live interview) / RPM / Temple Music Group / Local / New
Frost raven f/ Divasonic / Spekter / Spekter (during live interview) / RPM / Geomagnetic / Local / New
Artemis & Divasonic / Truth / Truth Single / RPM / New
Artemis / Here and Now / Auralei / RPM / / Local
Cosmonaut / Say What You Want / Waves at Night / RPM
Gold Panda / Same Dream China / Lucky Shiner / Rock|Alternative|Indie|Pop / Ghostly International
Stenchman / Licking the Envelope / Hans Hoist EP / RPM
Rustie / Hyperthrust / Sunburst EP

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

8.16.2010 with Filthy G and Gas Monk

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First we talk with Gas Monk out in Boston about mixtapes, influences and his new book, find out more (and grab that mixtape) here:

Then Filthy G joins us to get all dirty dirty frenchy frenchy. oh yes, ah oui!

Gas Monk / Track 1 / If You Can't Afford Weed Smoke This / s/r
Gas Monk / Watermelon / unreleased
40 Winks / Progress / Sound Puzzle / Merc Records
Bombay Bicycle Club / Giantess / I Had the Blues but I Shook Them
Deastro / Get Frostied / Mind Altar EP / Ghostly International
Regina / Terveiset paivantasaajalta / Puutarhatrilogia / Johanna Kustannus
The Black Ryder / All That We See / Mexican Summer and Waterloo Compilation
Gemma Ray / Big Spender / It's a shame About Gemma Ray / Bronzerat Records
Philip Selway / By Some Miracle / Americana Man
Filthy G / Live Set
Jorges Dutrone / Il et Cinq Heurs Paris S'eveille
Serge gainsbourg / Couleur Cafe
Michel Delpan / Pour une Flirt
Fran├žoise Hardy / Comment te dire Odieu
Brigitte Bardot / Moi je joue /
Jacques Dutrone / J'aime le Filles
Alain Souchon / J'aidit Ans
Julien Clerc / Ce n'est rien

Sunday, August 1, 2010


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Laura from PODER stopped by to tell us about the environmental and immigration activism that PODER promotes. Learn more by listening to the show, then head over to:

Christopher Willits / You Are Always Surrounded by Stars / Tiger Flower Circle Farm /
Morcheeba / Blood Like Lemonade / Blood Like Lemonade
PSA / / Pirate Cat Radio / Other / PCR /
Baths / Aminals / Cerulean
Grasscut / Muppet / 1 Inch / 1/2 Mile
INTERVIEW / Laura from PODER / Live at Pirate Cat Radio
Dr. Strangeloop / Strange Utopia / Proximity One: Narrative of a City / proximal records /
PSA / OG161 Furry Friends Rescue / Pirate Cat Radio / PCR /
Shigeto / After the Smoke / What We Held On To EP / Ghostly International /
Toddla T / Sky Surfing feat. Wayne Marshall (Benga Remix) / Ninjatune July Singles / Ninja Tune /
Open Mike Eagle / Garbage Man / Unapologetic Art Rap
Alex B. / Pad 5 / Moments
Box Kites / Oakland Gardens (Lineland Mix) / Glitter Tracks
The Herbalizer / March of the Dead Things / Herbal Tonic / Ninja Tune /
Mr Scruff vs Kirsty Almeida / Pickled Spider / Ninjatune Singles July2010 / Ninja Tune /
PSA / TS158 Art Everyday Month / Pirate Cat Radio / Other / PCR /
Tycho / From Home (Mux Mool Remix) / Past is Prologue / Ghostly International /
Crystal Castles / Intimate / Crystal Castles /
Various Artists / 1985 / Erased Tapes Collection II / Erased Tapes /
Solvent / Don't Forget to Phone / Subject To Shift
E.A.R.L. / Gymps / Twisting the Frame 2
Vlooper & Kenlo / Sdkfjha / BullesBubbles2
The Hundred In The Hands / Ghosts / This Desert /Warp Records

Monday, June 28, 2010

6.28.10 with just me and my headphones

What do you get when you put a canary in a studio with no one there but her headphones? A show with jamz like this:

Playlist here:

6.21.10 with Christie Harbinski

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Christie came to talk to me about her upcoming event: a concert to raise money to build houses in Haiti. Christie is not just buying the supplies, but organizing the build and will be working hands-on to make this happen. Here's the details for the show:

6/29 Tuesday
Benefit for Burners without Borders & Shelters International @ Red Devil Lounge

1695 Polk @ Clay
7:00pm - 12:00am
$10 minimum donation, $20 suggested donation... or we'll graciously accept more!
Facebook invite:


Please join San Francisco's local artists and musicians in a one-night only event to raise money to send volunteer builder, Christie Harbinski, to Jacmel, Haiti to help rebuild homes and building after their devastating earthquake. Proceeds will help get Christie to Haiti and purchase supplies for shelter construction projects.

With performances by:
Ronkat Spearman (P FUNK, KATDELIC), Broun Fellinis, James Whiton (EMT), DJ ShOOey (Space Cowboys), Renee Wilson (Actress/singer from the movie “Ray”, Black Quarterback, Dave Mihaly,Paper Radio, Members of Glide, John Karr (VJ) and More!

Win prizes from fresh organic produce/food, wine, art by Anastasia Schipani, and even a private ride in a plane from a flight instructor.

If you can't make the event, but would still like to help, you can visit Christie's fundraising page for more info on how to donate!

Monday, June 7, 2010

6/7/10 with the HRCSF and Pretty Hideous

Oh what a sad canary I am today. Two great guests and a botched podcast. Here's the playlist, but only so you know what you're missin:

The Glitch Mob / Bad Wings / Drink the Sea
Mux Mool / Death 9000 / Skulltaste / Ghostly
Shlohmo / Spoons (Shigeto Remix) / Camping - EP
Sara Short of the SFHRC / Interview / Live at PCR
PSA / OG137 Lindsay Wildlife Muse / PCR /
BearClaw & Say Uhnz / Beat w/ Jane / Beat Stew Vol. 2
Nico Muhly / A Hudson Cycle (Rival Consoles RMX) / Erased Tapes Collection II /
Wake / You / Beat Stew Vol.2
Funki Porcini / This Ain't the Way to Live / On / Ninja Tune
PSA / OG119 East Bay Animal Advocate / Pirate Cat Radio / KPDO 89.3fm
Jahcoozi / A Barefoot Dub/Close to Me (Click Box 'Medley Mix) / Barfoot Wanderer Remixes / BPitch
Pretty Hideous / Interview / Live At Pirate Cat Radio /
Emika / Double Edge (Radio edit) / Double Edge Single / Ninja Tune

p.s. czech out that Beat Stew Vol. 2 comp! Wassup LA AGAIN. killin it.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Canary Hours 5/31/10

I have been quite the bad, negligent canary, ignoring my blog and not posting in ages. But I'm back, and here's the most recent podcast & playlist:

Efterklang / Himmelbjerget / Under Giant Trees - EP / The Leaf Label
Funki Porcini / The Magic Hands of Fernando Del Rey / On
Peter Broderick / And It's Alright (Nils Frahm remix) / Erased Tapes Collection II / Erased Tapes
Solvent / Lost For Words / Subject To Shift
PSA / OG140 Sonrisas Spanish / Pirate Cat Radio / KPDO 89.3fm
Burial / Ghost Hardware / Untrue
Cormac / Merlin (with Deapgroove) / Merlin
Javelin / Lindsay Brohan / Jamz N Jemz
PSA / OG130 Veterans for Peace / PCR
Testtube / Laptopmilk / Off Purpose
The Glitch Mob / How To Be Eaten By A Woman / Drink the Sea /
Eighty Kidz / Getting You Off (feat. Hey Champ) / Winner Circle /
Freddy The Flying Dutchman & The Sistina Band / Wojtila 5 - Disco Dance / Italo Disco - Essential Italian Disco Classics 1977-1985 / Strut Records
Bullion / Don't Talk / Pet Sounds In The Key of D /
Jay Electronica / Exhibit C / Exhibit C - EP /
Poirier / Nineties Backyard (Wildlife remix) / Running High /
Take / Crystallia / Only Mountain /
PSA / OG113 Sound Safe / PCR / WMFO 91.5 FM
Freddy Todd / Great It With a Smile / Hallowz Eve
Rival Consoles / 1985 / Erased Tapes Collection II
The Hundred In The Hands / Ghosts / This Desert
Sugar And Gold / Feels Like Fire / Get Wet!
Caribou / Leave House / Swim / Merge
Flying Lotus / ...And The World Laughs With You ft. Thom Yorke / ...And The World Laughs With You ft. Thom Yorke
Rusko / Gully Flute / CD 3

Tune in tomorrow for interviews with the good folks at the San Francisco Housing Rights Committee and local band Pretty Hideous.

Monday, March 8, 2010

3/08/10 with the Cook & Butler

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Today we had the lovely Shivie and Cemaaj of The Cook and Butler in the studio to talk about raw food, the importance of healthy diet and the politics of food. They've compiled a list of essential reading for those looking to learn more about where our food comes from and the industry behind it:

Meklit Hadero “Soleil Soleil” from On a Day Like This... on Porto Franco Records New
Quadron “Jeans” from Average Fruit New
Natural Self “Shake Down” from Tru Thoughts 10th Anniversary on TRU THOUGHTS LTD
The Cook and Butler “live interview” from Pirate Cat Radio
Yung Mars “Je Vais a La Mer f/ Natalie Dawn” from Santa Cruz or Bust on Soemthing Fresh New
Joy Orbison “So Derobe” from So Derobe on Aus Music
Bullion “Are You The One?” from Are You The One? on Warp
Osborne “Afrika (Bullion Remix)” from Ghostly Remixes on Ghostly International
Luke Vibert “LFO” from LFO on Warp
PSA “OG097 House Rabbit Society” from PCR
Sebastien Teller “Ritournelle (Metronomy Remix)” from La Ritournelle EP on Record Makers
Gonjasufi “Ancestors” from a sufi and a killer on Warp
PSA “OG074” from PCR
Ernesto Gonzalez “Falling Asleep to the Glow of the Television” from Been Meaning to Tell You
PREFUSE 73 “Love You Bring” from 92 vs. 02 EP on WAPR
J. Dilla “Won't Do (Instrumental)” from Won't Do EP on BBE PSA “OG105” from PCR
Rregula & Dementia “Loose Control” from Basswerk Sessions, Vol. 3 (Disc 3) on basswerk
Anna “Systems Breaking Down (Dance Mix)” from Sysems Breaking Down (Dance Mix) on RCA
Underground Resistance “The Theory (Melanic Mix)” from Equinox EP on Retroactive
Floating Points “Vacuum Boogie” from Vacuum - EP on Eglo Records

Saturday, March 6, 2010

3/1/10 - Just music today kiddos

TAWk “Who Are We” from Them Who Know The Story (RPM)
Gonjasufi “kobwebz” from a sufi and a killer (RPM)
Bonobo “eyesdown” from Eyesdown Featuring Andreya Triana (RPM)
Yung Mars “Je Vais A La Mer” from Santa Cruz or Bust (RPM)
Quadron “Slippin'” from Average Fruit (RPM)
PSA “OG125 The Berkely Free Clinic” from Pirate Cat
Filastine “Opium Den Jahcoozi Remix” from Extra Dirty Bomb (RPM)
Flying Lotus “Sangria Spin Cycles” from Do-Over Vol. 1 (RPM)
Autechre “Redfall” from Oversteps (RPM) New

Jaga Jazzist “Touch of Evil” from One armed bandit (RPM) on Ninja Tune
Son Lux “Weapons (Nico Muhly Remix)” from Weapons (Nico Muhly Remix) (RPM)
My Robot Friend “Boyfriend!” from Soft-Core (RPM) on Double Feature Records
Ernest Gonzales “Untitled Love Song” from Been Meaning to Tell You (RPM) on Friends of Friends
Pance Party “Presets” from Presets (RPM)
MGMT “Electric Feel (Justice Remix)” from Antics Sampler 1 (RPM)
White Lies “Death (Crystal Castle's Remix)” from Antics Sampler 1 (RPM)
Number One Kid (Robot Koch remix) “Filewile” from Number One Kid - EP (RPM)
Freehanded Monkey “Dorian Concept” from When Planets Explode (RPM)
Mike Slott “Home” from Producer #2 : part 1 (RPM)
Alice Russell “Lights Went Out (ZNTN mix)” from Pot of Gold Remixes Vol 2 (RPM) on Tru Thoughts
Groove Armada “I won't kneel (album version)” from I Won't Kneel Remixes (RPM) on Unknown
Lindstrom & Christabelle “Baby Can't Stop” from Real Life is No Cool (RPM) on Feedelity
Lykke Li “Dance, Dance, Dance” from Youth Novels (Rock|Alternative|Indie|Pop) on Atlantic Records UK
Blockhead “Which One Of You Jerks Drank My Arnold Palmer” from The Music Scene (RPM) on Ninja Tune New
Shlomo “7am (devonwho Remix)” from Shlomoshun Deluxe (RPM)

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Monday, January 25, 2010

1/25/10 with Iso Rabins of Forage SF

This weeks guest is Iso Rabins of Forage SF. He's started an Underground Farmer's Market in San Francisco, which will be going on this Thursday from 5-8pm. The market will be featuring goods and produce from local San Francisco bakers, cooks and gardeners. I will even be there selling some delicious pistachio apricot & spice granola, so please come by and say hello!

Underground Farmer's Market
199 Capp Street (@ 17th)
San Francisco, CA 94110
5pm, FREE!

Then, intern Chris Orr the Record Whore took over, and brought us some sweet afternoon jamz.

You can download the podcast here:

On a side note, I was recently interviewed (along with fellow Pirate Cat Abby) for Mother Jones Magazine online. Check out our interview at

Friday, January 15, 2010


Welcome to the New Year everyone! I've been bad about posting here, but I'm back!

My last guest was Odynophagia, a SF based word artist (some may call him a rapper, but this is 2010, out with the old, in with the new). The SF Bay Guardian did a write up on him recently, which you can read here: He brought along a friend, King Eljin, played in the cafe and talked a bit about music. Peep the interview and show here:

Hopefully I can get some pics up soon. In the meantime, check out his blog, and keep an eye out for an upcoming release.

Here's the playlist from the show:

Tyondai Braxton "The Duck and the Butcher" from "Central Market" (RPM) on Warp Records New
Born Ruffians "Milkman/To Cure a Weakling Child (Originals By Aphex Twin)" from "Warp20 (Recreated)" on Warp Records New
Jimi Tenor "Japanese Electronics (Original By Elecktroids)" from "Warp20 (Recreated)" on Warp Records
The Flying Skulls "Bacon" from "Abducted, Vol. 2" on Daly City Records
PSA "PCR" from "Pirate Cat Radio"
Stereo(tech) "I Sing the Body Electric" from "Promo"
Odynophagia "Beads in the Glass" from "Live in Studio"
Odynophagia "Burdensome Hytopic Birth 5" from "Live in Studio"
Odynophagia "Mantronixusehelpit" from "Live in Studio"
Odynophagia "The Containers are Pervasive" from "Live in Studio"
Odynophagia "ToteBag" from "Live in Studio"
Jack Splash "Hier to the Throne" from "Heir to the Throne" on Body Music
The Nostalgia 77 Octet "Musical Silt" from "Tru Thoughts 10th Anniversary" on TRU THOUGHTS LTD
DJ Icewater "Hey Ma (Juelz)" from "Kiss the DJ 2"
FELT "Protagonists" from "Felt 3: A Tribute to Rosie Perez" on Rhymesayers
PSA "PCR" from "Pirate Cat Radio"
Shlohmo "Hot Boxing The Cockpit" from "Shlomoshun Deluxe" on FoF Music
Zero 7 "Mr McGee" from "Yeah Ghost" on Atlantic Records
PSA "PCR" from "Pirate Cat Radio"
Lonelady "Nerve Up" from "Nerve Up" on Warp Records
Mowz Music "Tomorrows Today"
The Gaslamp Killer "Birthday Music" from "My Troubled Mind"

Be sure to tune into The Canary Hours at it's new time, Mondays noon-2pm!