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Friday, December 26, 2014

Webcast info for December 27, 2014



No new show this week. I'm out of town and the SCATV studios are closed anyway. So Unpopular music will proudly present a repeat of the episode from May 10th. 

Update: It seems no show aired today. There will be a new live show next week, so please check back.

The playlist is can be found here. This program also features program notes. (I should do that again sometime)

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Playlist for the Unpopular Music webcast for December 20, 2014

As threatened promised, a program of unpopular Christmas music. (Well some of it may not be actually unpopular, but at least it's, perhaps, less than ubiquitous.) Plus, a few more links than usual for your Christmas stocking.



Don you now your gay apparel, and rest ye merry after the break...

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Playlist for the Unpopular Music webcast for December 13, 2014

We have a kind of all over the place show today. The second hour features a set of some of my father's favorite recordings to mark what would have been his 100th birthday, so a bit more piano music from the Romantic Era that usual (not that that's a bad thing).



See the whole playlist after the break...

Saturday, December 6, 2014

A welcome and triumphant return

One of my radio heroes, Charlie (of Busy Doing Nothing on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio stream) recently returned to the fiber-optic waves after taking a year or so off, and has quickly returned to top form with a show dedicated to the shopping insanity that consumes (no pun intended, but there it is) America all year long, but particularly in December.

Not everyone can segue from Philip Glass to Fannie Flagg without flinching (or causing flinching), but including this in a set that also includes Nat King Cole, the Monkees, Biz Markie, Hank Williams, Paul McCartney, motivational speakers, and an story about the racist packaging of frozen vegetables (among other things),  all while making a sharp sociological commentary, I can only hope to ever do something like this.

Bravo. Welcome back.

Playlist for the Unpopular Music webcast for December 6, 2014

So it's only December 6th, and I'm already fleeing businesses playing either post-Beatles Christmas song (ever grateful that George became a Hindu). You'll have no such trouble with this week's playlist, pretty much a jazz show as I'm not feeling terribly ambitious this week.


Swing along after the break...