Show #202

Frank Zappa: December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993

Frank Zappa: December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993


Not much left in this year now, is there? Better make the best of it. Be good, be well, live and love like you’re dying, give when you can, treat everyone as someone from whom you can and will learn. The best gift you can give someone is time – you’ll never get that time back.

And during and in between all of this, listen to as much good music as you can. Life’s too short to waste time listening to shitty music.

Speaking of which, tune in from 4:00 to 6:00 for two hours of great music! :-]

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Show #198 (I think) Playlist, etc.

Wet

Wet


Closing in on my 200th show! I’d better get something special planned…

Today, though not a milestone show, will still be pretty good, if I do say so, myself. I’m in a good mood and hope to get you in the same kind of mood, too.

I’ve got a little bit of jazz, funk, soul, folk, pop and more to get you over the hump. Hang in there and tune in from 4:00 to 6:00 for some good-feeling grooves.

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Show #196 (I think) Playlist, etc.

Emily King

Emily King

Once in a lifetime, water flowing underground.

Oh! Hello. I didn’t see you there. Come on in. Let me take your coat. Can I offer you some tea? There, we’ll let that steep for a few minutes. Please, choose any seat you like. Let me put on some music. I’ve picked out some of my favourite selections for you.

Just tune in from 4:00 to 6:00 and enjoy.

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Show #181 (I think) Playlist, etc.

Seal

Seal


At the end of the day, at least there’s good music.

It’s rainy again, I’m sick, I’m so tired I think I’ve begun to see and hear things that aren’t really there, life keeps speeding up and all I want to do is slow down. Man, now would be a perfect time for some blues. One of my favourite quotations comes from The Simpsons, when Bleeding Gums Murphy was talking to Lisa,

“The Blues isn’t about feeling better. It’s about making other people feel worse – and making a few bucks while you’re at it.”

Sadly, that is not my intention with the show today. As much as I would like to have us all wallow in self-pity for a couple of hours (and we all know there is no shortage of great blues music to get us there), I’m actually going to attempt the opposite: feel-good music. And I don’t mean that obnoxious self-help, you-can-do-it, go-the-distance tripe. I mean the type of stuff that genuinely makes you feel, “You know what? Things aren’t so bad.”

With your mind wide open, and all the good intentions you can muster, tune in from 4:00 to 6:00 today and enjoy.

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Show #173 (I think) Playlist, etc.

Pink Martini

Pink Martini


Yay! It’s Juno time!

I love the enthusiasm I’ve been noticing from people in Regina leading up to and including this week. A lot of people have been pretty pumped about the whole Juno thing – even if they don’t generally follow what’s going on in the music world in Regina. To me, this is very cool. Not only are there more performances than usual, but people’s mood is generally more positive towards the scene.

And I’m not talking about the Beebers and Bubbles. Great artists who have been around for a few years or quite a few years are playing in various venues around town. It’s cool stuff!

All that said, today’s show will not be about the Junos. There will be a couple of appropriate nods played throughout the show, but I think the best way to experience the Junos this week and weekend is to get out there and do it!

From 4:00 to 6:00 PM today, be sure to tune in for a nice mix of music you are certain not to hear elsewhere in Regina – and yes, even some Juno-related music.

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Show #160 (I think) Playlist, etc.

Radiohead

Radiohead


Sometimes it feels like I’m living back-to-back Wednesdays. I barely notice the rest of the week and look at that!. It’s time to head to the radio station again! This week, it curiously isn’t so. For some reason it feels like I haven’t been in to host the show in months. I wonder if I’ve been experiencing time loss again… Stupid flux capacitor (otherwise known as rum)!

Anyway, now that I’ve cleared up that very important detail, allow me to invite you to tune in from 4:00 to 6:00 for what will surely be the best show in months… since last week!
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