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Set List:

FIRST HOUR
1) “Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow/Nanook Rubs It” – Frank Zappa
Break
2) “Merry Christmas, Baby” – Otis Redding
3) “Jesus Christ” – Big Star
4) “Christmas In Hollis” – Run DMC (was “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reggae” [Single B-Side] by Paul McCartney for Sunday’s show.)
Break
5) “I Wish It Would Be Christmas Every Day” – Wizzard
6) “Please Come Home For Christmas” – Eagles
7) “Winterlude” – Bob Dylan
Break
8) “Ring Them Bells” – Sufjan Stevens
9) “Winterlong” – Neil Young (was “Step Into Christmas” by Elton John for Sunday’s show)
Break
10) “Ho! Ho! Ho! Who’d Be A Turkey At Christmas?” – Elton John
11) “Christmas Dinner” – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
12) “Christmas Isn’t Safe For Animals” – of Montreal
Break
13) “Arms Of Mary/Looking At A Baby” – The New Pornographers
14) “Winter Wonder Land” – Animal Collective
15) “Nutrocker” – Emerson, Lake & Palmer

SECOND HOUR
Break
1) “A Hazy Shade Of Winter” – Simon And Garfunkel
2) “Winter” – Rolling Stones
3) “White Winter Hymnal” – Fleet Foxes
Break
4) “Christmas Song” – Jethro Tull
5) “Season Suite: Winter” – John Denver
6) “The Fox In The Snow” – Belle & Sebastian
Break
7) “Joseph, Who Understood” – New Pornographers
8) “Don’t Shoot Me Santa” – The Killers
9) “Get Behind Me, Santa” – Sufjan Stevens
Break
10) “Winter Must Be Cold” – Apples In Stereo
11) “A Long December” – Counting Crows
12) “Father Of Night” – Bob Dylan
Break
13)”Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)” – The Ramones
14) “Christmas” – The Who
15) “Christmas Time (Is Here Again)” – The Beatles
Break
16) “Auld Lang Syne” – Jimi Hendrix


BONUS TRACK!
“Ooh La La” – Faces

6th Show: December 7, 2009

December 8, 2009

Following the week long “Wesfest” film festival that Zach, the Professor, and several of their acquaintances undertook, the theme of many of the songs featured in this week’s show was music featured in or associated with Wes Anderson films.  For anyone who hasn’t seen Anderson’s works, check out Bottle Rocket (1996), Rushmore (1998), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), and Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).

This week featured the most requests we have received in any show.  We love to hear from Nas Escobar and the rest of our fanbase, so keep those calls coming.

As always, those selections marked with an asterisk were selected by Zach and/or the Prof.

1) “Lake Ontario” – Dear Landlord
2) “Pa Pa Power” – Dead Man’s Bones
*3) “Hangin’ ‘Round” – Lou Reed
*4) “This Time Tomorrow” – The Kinks (The Darjeeling Limited)
5) “It’s Nice To Know You Work Alone” – Silversun Pickups
6) “Roslyn” – Bon Iver/St. Vincent
*7) “Electioneering” – Radiohead
8) “Custom Concern” – Modest Mouse
9) “Gasoline” – Brand New
10) “She Bangs The Drums” – The Stone Roses
11) “Blood Bank” – Bon Iver
*12) “Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)” – Peter Sarstedt (The Darjeeling Limited)
*13) “Les Champ-Élysées” – Joe Dessin (The Darjeeling Limited)
14) “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To” – Weezer
15) “I’m Not Calling You A Liar” – Florence and the Machine
*16) “Ambling Alp” – Yeasayer
*17) “Alone Again Or” – Love (Bottle Rocket)
18) “Oh My God” – Ida Maria
19) “San Francisco, 1906” – Capybara
20) “Fake Plastic Trees” – Radiohead
*21) “Needle In The Hay” – Elliot Smith (The Royal Tenenbaums)
22) “16th & Valencia Roxy Music” – Devendra Banhart
23) “Ships With Holes Will Sink” – We Were Promised Jetpacks
24) “The Wreckage” – Will Hoge
25) “Shake It Out” – Manchester Orchestra
*26) “Everyone” – Van Morrison (The Royal Tenenbaums)
*27) “Bowleg’s” – The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Finally, don’t forget to keep checking the blog for more information on the upcoming Christmas show, and make your suggestions for any non-Manheim Steamroller or Trans-Siberian Orchestra holiday song you would like to hear. Have a great week, my friends!

ALL SONGS THIS WEEK CHOSEN BY THE WONDERTWINS (Post-Thanksgiving homecoming!)

1) Mommy and Daddy – The Monkees
2) Excitable Boy [Live] – Warren Zevon
3) Home – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
4) See The Sky About To Rain – Neil Young
5) Heroes & Villains – Beach Boys
6) Out In The Street – Bruce Springsteen
7) Street Corner Serenade – Wet Willie
8) Baby Come On Home – Led Zeppelin
9) Graze – Animal Collective
10) What Would I Want? Sky – Animal Collective
11) I’m Not Angry – Elvis Costello
12) Heinz Baked Beans – The Who
13) Mary Ann With The Shaky Hand – The Who
14) Lucretia MacEvil – Blood Sweat & Tears
15) God Bless The Child – Blood Sweat & Tears
16) Po-Jama People – Frank Zappa
17) Spit On A Stranger – Nickel Creek
18) Painted Soldiers – Pavement
19) Kingdom Of The Animals – Iron Wine
20) Black And White Town – Doves
21) Do You Believe In Magic? – The Lovin’ Spoonful
22) Missing You – Loudon Wainwright III
23) A Pirate Looks At Forty – Jimmy Buffet
24) I’m The Man Who Loves You – Wilco
25) After Hours – The Velvet Underground

November 09, 2009: 3rd Show

November 10, 2009

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During this broadcast, The Professor corrected his previous statement about the availability of Grizzly Bear’s Veckatimest Deluxe Edition package (with the bonus live tracks). It’s currently available on iTunes and as an import from England… We’ll keep you posted on a US physical release date.
Also, Zach presented an introductory mini radio drama, a story which you can experience in full by checking out the early ’70s flick Harold & Maude.

And now for the set list!
Once again, * denotes selections made by Zach and the Professor. All others are rotation tracks.

2am Hour
1) “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To” – Weezer
2) “White Shoes” – Conor Oberst
3) “Them Angels Been Talkin’ [Radio Edit] – The Lawrence Arms
*4) “Gardenia” – Steven Malkmus
*5) “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)” – Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
6) “Whole Lotta Losin’ ” – Monsters Of Folk
7) “Biko [Mogwai Remix]” – Bloc Party
8) “Last Train Home” – Lost Prophets
9) “Baby” – Devendra Banhart
10) “10 West” – Chuck Ragan
*11) “Life On Mars?” – David Bowie
12) “The Rake’s Song” – The Decemberists
*13) “Dead Finks Don’t Talk” – Brian Eno
*14) “Get Yo Shit” – Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

3am Hour
15) “Bed” – Brand New
16) “Die Slow” – Health
17) “Hearing Damage” – Thom Yorke
*18) “We Can Be Together/Meadowlands/Volunteers” – Jefferson Airplane
*19) “Colossus (Parts I & II)” – Finch [1970s, Sweden]
20) “The Mayor (feat. The Cool Kids, Ghostface Killer, Scarface, & DJ AM) [Radio Edit] – N.A.S.A.
21) “In The Room Where You Sleep” – Dead Man’s Bones
22) “Karma Police” – Radiohead
23) “Left & Right In The Dark” – Julian Casablancas
24) “Easy” – Deer Tick
25) “Creeping Out Sara Coaster” – NoFX
26) “Furr” – Blitzen Trapper
*27) “Rose Tint My World: Floor Show/Don’t Dream It/Wild And Untamed Thing” – The Rocky Horror Picture Show film cast
*28) “Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance” – Frank Zappa And The Mothers Of Invention

November 02, 2009: 2nd Show

November 2, 2009

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A mixture of rotation selections and our personal selection tracks (indicated by an asterisk*), here’s what you heard on this morning’s show:

2am Hour
1) “I Will Be The Sun” – Old Canes
2) “Half Idiot” – P Jeans
3) “Roslyn” – Bon Iver + St. Vincent
*4) The Hollows – Why?
5) “Two Weeks” – Grizzly Bear
*6) “Bukowski” – Modest Mouse
7) “Bought A Bride” – Brand New
8) “How To Disappear Completely” – Radiohead
9) “Slow Life” – Grizzly Bear with Victoria Legrand
10) “Land Of The Kings [Radio Edit]” – U-N-I
11) “Summertime Clothes” – Animal Collective
12) “I Can Feel A Hot One” – Manchester Orchestra
*13) “Your Flag Decal Won’t Get You Into Heaven Anymore” – John Prine
*14) “Inertiatic E.S.P.” – Mars Volta

3am Hour
15) “Heads Up” – Karen O and The Kids
16) “Sound Of The City” – Lucero
17) “Friends” – Band Of Skulls
*18) “United States Of Eurasia/Collateral Damage” – Muse
*19) “Young Americans” – David Bowie
20) “Map Of The World” – Monsters Of Folk
21) “6669 (I Don’t Know If You Know)” – Neon Indian
22) “Challengers” – The New Pornographers
23) “Low Life Kingdom” – Ben Gibbard & Jay Farrar
24) “Wrong” – Depeche Mode
25) “Popcorn” – Solillaquists of Sound
26) “Signs” – Bloc Party
*27) “Stop The Dams” – Gorillaz
*28) “Opening – I Hope I Get It” – Original Cast of A Chorus Line (1975)
*29) “Goodnight Listeners” – Zach and the Prof

Thanks for listening!

A mixture of rotation selections and our personal selection tracks (indicated by an asterisk*), here’s what you heard on this morning’s show:

2 am Hour
1) “Poetry of the Deed” – Frank Turner
2) “Hebrews 11:40” – The Mountain Goats
3) “Roslyn” – Bon Iver + St. Vincent
* 4) “Time Flies [Radio Edit]” – Porcupine Tree
* 5) “Guns Of Brixton” – Clash
6) “Guns And Dogs” – Portugal. The Man
7) “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To” – Weezer
8) “If I Was Your Girlfriend” – Prince
9) “Slow Life” – Grizzly Bear with Victoria Legrand
10) “Last Call” – The Loved Ones
11) “I Live In Hell” – Dear Landlord
12) “River” – Akron/Family
*13) “Black Hole” – She & Him
*14) “Peacebone” – Animal Collective

3am Hour
15) “Biko [Mogwai Remix]” – Bloc Party
16) “I Cannot Let You Go” – Sondre Lerche
17) “The Ocean” – Tegan & Sara
*18) “Sea Of Love” – Cat Power
*19) “Doin’ The Cockroach” – Modest Mouse
20) “I Will Be The Sun” – Old Canes
21) “This Place Is A Prison” – The Postal Service
22) “Friends” – Band Of Skulls
23) “Spacious Thoughts (feat. Tom Waits & Kool Keith)” – N.A.S.A.
24) “Pieces” – Dinosaur Jr.
25) “Blood Bank” – Bon Iver
*26) “West Coast” – Coconut Records
*27) “Myriad Harbor” – New Pornographers
THANKS FOR LISTENING!