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

Download the episode here:

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.