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Richard Crandell - Alias Jane Doe / Meg Baird - All I Ever Wanted / Cass McCombs - Laughter is the Best Medicine / Granor Farm Stand Report 008 with Liz Lyon / Ted Lucas - It’s So Easy / Bonnie “Prince” Billy + Cairo Gang - Go, Folks, Go / Marisa Anderson - In Waves / Neil Young - Wayward Wind / This Week’s Readings: Selections from the Lovers of the Stinking Rose’s Garlic Times newsletters / Kort - Let’s Think About Where We’re Going / Freakwater - Blue Eyes / Michael Hurley - What’llya Do, What’llya Say / Nathan Salsburg -  Ruby’s Freilach/Low Spirits / This Week’s Recipe: Garlic Confit by Travis Lett in Gjelina: Cooking in Venice, California / Michael Chapman - Homage to Grant Green / Joan Shelley - Go Wild / Natural Information Society - Sungazer

 

 

Phil Cohran + Legacy - Sahara / Tara Jane O’Neil - Sand / Granor Farm Stand Report 007 with Wes Rieth / Is Michael Growing Grass in Our Vegetable Garden? with Katie Burdett / Yo La Tengo - I Saw the Light / Alex Chilton - Something Deep Inside / Vashti Bunyan - I’d Like to Walk Around in Your Mind / Jim O’Rourke - Women of the World Take Over /  This Week’s Recipe: Sheet-Pan Trout with Garlicky Broccolini by Alison Roman / Nathan Salzburg - First Field Path / Joan Shelley - Where I’ll Find You / Jeff Parker - Mainz / Arthur Russell - Corn / This Week’s Reading: “Yoko Ono Fly” from 1971 Songbook by Byron Coley + Joanne Robertson / Yoko Ono - Don't Count the Waves

Mike Cooper - Time to Time / Arthur Russell - Close My Eyes / Sibylle Baier - Colour Green / Granor Farm Stand Report 006 with Hannah Grall / This Week’s Recipe: Giant Couscous with Golden Raisins, Lemon, and Almonds by Yotam Ottolenghi for the Guardian / Jefferson Airplane - Today / Neil Young - Razor Love / This Week’s Reading #1: a full moon poem by Kurt Wagner in Cool Pastoral Splendor / The Flatlanders: Shadow of the Moon / Myriam Gendron: Solace / This Week’s Reading #2: Sabina Ott’s keynote talk for the 1st annual Teaching Artists Summit, 2016 / Kath Bloom + Loren Mazzacane - Let It Shine / Marisa Anderson - Sun Song / Neil Young - Runaround Babe / Catherine Irwin - Save Our Ship 

Hopetown Lewis - Take It Easy / S.E. Rogie - Easy Baby / Ozzie Hall - Take Five / Granor Farm Stand Report 005 with Katie Burdett / Joey Bochenek - In The Garden / Anna Makirere - Kua Inangaro / Mdou Moctar - Adounia Tiyoun / Les Filles de Illighadad - Inssegh Inssegh / Gabby - Lei Nani / This Week’s Reading: “How Anthony Bourdain Came to Be Anthony Bourdain,” by Anthony Bourdain for Bon Appetit / Chavela Vargas - Que Si Te Quiero Juralo / Mulatu Astake - Mulatu / Alton + Hortense Ellis - Can I Change My Mind / This Week’s Recipe: Do Chua Salad with Herbs, Scallions, Sprouts, and Egg from Anthony Bourdain’s Appetites: A Cookbook / The Paragons - On the Beach

Mary Lattimore - Baltic Birch / Colleen - Holding Horses / Natural Information Society - Ladder / This weeks reading: John Cage - excerpt from A Lecture on Something from Silence: Lectures & Writings / John Cage - Music for Marcel Duchamp / Dominique Lawalree - Listen to the Quiet Voice / Yo La Tengo - Above the Sound / Granor Farm Stand Report 004 with Abra Berens /  This week’s recipe: Pickled Carrots from Jessica Koslow’s Everything I Want to Eat: Sqirl and the New California Cooking (plus check out her avocado toast!) / Myriam Gendron - Not So Deep as a Well / Bruce Langhorne - Riding Thru the Rain

Midori Takada - Crossing / Arthur Russell - Hey! How Does Everybody Know / Bob Dylan - To Be Alone With You / Sun Ra - Spontaneous Simplicity / Meg Baird- The Land Turned Over / Granor Farm Report 003 with Liz Lyon / This Week’s Recipe: Carrot Rhubarb Muffins with Chia Seed Pudding from Sarah Britton’s My New Roots / James Elkington + Nathan Salsburg - Carrots / Rebecca Gates - Take a Little Time / Michael Hurley - Sweet Thing / This Week’s Reading: Excerpt of “Bird-Song” from R. Murrah Schafer’s The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World / This Week’s Guest: Billy Burdett, Farm and Foundation Manager at Harris Family Farm Foundation / Tara Jane O’Neil - Pink

Fleetwood Mac - Tusk (Demo - 1/15/79)

Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Guebra - Mother’s Love

Granor Farm Stand Report 002 with Katie Burdett

Harold Budd - Butterfly Sunday

Sun Ra - Tiny Pyramids

Pauline Oliveros - Digitalis Purpurea

This Week’s Reading: “Listening Meditations - Cairo (1999),” from Pauline Olivero’s Deep Listening: A Composer’s Sound Practice

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Mind Over Mirrors - Halfway to the Zenith

Mind Over Mirrors - Oculate Beings

Ko Myint Sein - Aim for Success

Midori Takada - Crossing

Mary Lattimore - Never Saw Him Again

Alice Coltrane - Hari Narayan

This Week’s Recipe: Beet Slaw with Pistachios + Raisins from Joshua McFadden’s Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables

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David Fair - Ballet 1 (excerpt)

Bonus Reading: “Spring Spleen” by Lydia Davis

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Colleen - Going Forth By Day  

Lucky Dragons - Givers 

Helado Negro - Transmission Listen (Alternate Make) 

Takashi Nishioka - Man-In No Ki 

Granor Farm Stand Report 001 with Katie Burdett 

Michael Hurley - Charona 

Meg Baird - All I Ever Wanted 

Richard Crandell - In the Flower of Our Youth 

This Week’s Reading: NOFA excerpt from Jonathan Kauffman’s “Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat” 

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Nick Drake - Things Behind the Sun 

New Riders of the Purple Sage - Garden of Eden 

Heron - Smiling Ladies /

This Week’s Recipe: Ginger-Spiked Spring Herb Salad from Anna Jones’ “A Modern Cook’s Year” 

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Kath Bloom - I Wanna Love

Gunn-Truscinski Duo - Coral 

Mike Cooper: Places I Know 

Spooner Oldham - Easy Listening 

Recipe of the Week: Decidedly Not-Sweet Granola from Alison Roman’s Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes

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Arthur Russell - Maybe She 

Courtney Barnett + Kurt Vile - Peepin’ Tom 

Lavender Country - Come Out Singing 

Random Reading: “Granola” from Jonathan Kauffman’s book, Hippie Food: How Back-to-the Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat

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Your Food - Cool/Cowtown 

The Brother’s Rap - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised 

Donnie + Joe Emerson - Baby

Daniel Schmidt - Faint Impressions

Recipe of the Week: Morning-After Breakfast Salad from Alison Roman’s Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes

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Bonus Non-Recipe of the Week: Alice Waters’ Leftover Salad Breakfast Taco from Julia Sherman’s Salad for President: A Cookbook Inspired by Artists

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Jack Rose - Cathedral et Chartes

Meg Baird - Do What You Gotta Do

James Elkington - My Trade in Sun Tears

Steve Gunn - Dusted Mind

Random Reading: Excerpt from Beth Gutheon’s epic 1974 book, The Perfect Patchwork Primer

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Yo La Tengo - What Chance Have I Got

Lambchop - Writer

Mind Over Mirrors - Glossolaliac

Arthur Russell - Instrumentals Volume 1 - Parts 2 + 3

Joanna Brouk - Atavesta

Vitamin String Quartet - Eight Days a Week // Eight Cents a Day

Mind Over Mirrors - Lanterns on the Beach

William Tyler - Hotel Catatonia

Recipe of the Week: Spiced Black Lentil Salad with Oil-Packed Tuna, Radishes, and Purple Potatoes from Alison Roman’s book, Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes

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Jack Rose - Revolt

Circuit des Yeux - Brainshift

Roedelius - Wenn Der Sundwind Weht

Random Reading: Excerpt from Brian Eno interview by Glenn O’Brien for Interview Magazine

—> Read the interview

Arthur Russell - Keeping Up

J.B. Smith - Drinking That Wine

Freakwater - Take Me With You

Yo La Tengo - Ashes

Kenny Knight - One Down

Yoko Ono - Will You Touch Me

Lambert + Nuttycombe - Bird Song

Niela Miller - The World’s Not Ready

Recipe of the Week: Kuku-Ye Sabzi (Iranian Mixed Herb Frittata) from Yasmin Khan's excellent book, The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen

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Neil Young - Heart of Gold

Karen Dalton - Right, Wrong, or Ready

Random Reading: "Protest and persist: why giving up hope is not an option," by Rebecca Solnit for The Guardian (March 13, 2017)

—> Read the essay

Ted Lucas - It’s so Easy

Fairport Convention - I’ll Keep it with Mine

In Conversation: Ellie Mullins, co-founder and co-owner of Patellie's Pizza and P&E Botle Shop, discusses pizza and rosé

Mary Lattimore - Hello from the Edge of the Earth

Yoko Ono + John Lennon - Don't Worry Kyoko (Mummy's Only Looking for Her Hand in the Snow

Jerry Garcia - Love Scene Improvisation 2

Recipe of the Week: Clam Pasta with Chorizo + Walnuts from Alison Roman's Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes

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Sun Ra - Island in the Sun

Yo La Tengo - Shortwave

Random Reading: Sol Lewitt's "Sentences on Conceptual Art"

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David Fair - Ballet Three

Alan Munson - Good Morning World

Anonymous Choir - Winter Lady

Moon Bros. - Wool Blankets

Joan Shelley - Wild Indifference

Recipe of the Week: Date, Almond, and Tahini Balls from Yasmin Khan's book, Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen

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Elliott Smith - I Figured You Out

Catherine Howe - Up North

James Elkington -Greatness Yet To Come

Marisa Anderson- Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning

Random Reading: "Notes Concerning the Objects that are on My Work-Table," from Georges Perec’s excellent Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

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Colleen - Moonlight Sky

In Tall Buildings - Days of Clover

Mary Lou Lord - I Figured You Out (accidental excerpt -- sorry, Mary Lou!)

Michael Hurley - Cuckoo Rock

Niela Miller - You Gotta Know How To Love

Bonnie "Prince" Billy - I Will Be Born Again

Recipe of the Week: Yogurt Panna Cotta with Winter Citrus from Travis Lett's cookbook, Gjelina: Cooking from Venice, California

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Tara Jane O'Neil - Metta

Arthur Russell - Another Thought

William Tyler - Tears & Saints

Random Reading: Excerpt from David Grann's essay," The White Darkness: A Journey Across Antarctica," in The New Yorker (February 12 + 19, 2018 issue) 

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Harold Budd - Wanderer 

Anthony Pasquarosa - For Nature

Les Filles de Illighadad - Imigradan

Mary Lattimore & Elyse Thebner Miller - Grips On A Baby

Roy Orbison - Trying to Get to You

El Perro del Mar - Happiness Has Won Me Over

David Kilgour - Blueprint

Recipe of the Week: Homecooking Dimes' Huevo Kathmandu

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Bonus Recipe: Alison Roman's Salted Butter Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

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The Glands - Lovetown

Shintaro Nakamoto - You Just Decided

Look Blue Go Purple - Cactus Cat

Random Reading: "Practical Exercises," from Georges Perec’s excellent Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

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Laraaji - I Can Only Bliss Out (F’Days)

Arthur Russell - See-Through

Alessi Brothers - Seabird

Electrelane - I Love My Farfisa

Lucky Dragons - Tiny What

PSA (Pet Service Announcement): Check out Brownie at Michiana Humane Society! 

Kath Bloom - Forget About Him

Bob Dylan - Lo and Behold!

Cooley-Munson - Sightly Sue

Recipe of the Week: Olive Oil-Fried Lentils with Tomatoes and a Chile-Fried Egg, from Alison Roman’s book, Dining In

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Fairport Convention - Come All Ye

Lee Hazelwood - No Train to Stockholm

Norma Tanega - Waves

John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - Hold On

(Not So) Random Reading: "20 Million Missing People Could Save America," by Rebecca Solnit

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Fleetwood Mac - World Turning

Os Mutantes - 2001

Willing Wright - It’s Only Life, That’s All

Colleen - November

Yo La Tengo - Autumn Sweater

Recipe of the Week: Pasta with Baby Kale, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, and Pesto from Heidi Swanson's website, 101 Cookbooks

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Mind Over Mirrors - Glossolaliac

Velvet Underground - I Found a Reason

Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place

Cat Power - Free

Arthur Russell - Planted a Thought

Random Reading: "How to Be Happy," by Tara Parker-Pop for the New York Times

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Todd Rundgren - I Saw The Light

The Moldy Peaches - Anyone Else But You

Fleetwood Mac - I Know I’m Not Wrong (Demo

Arthur Russell - A Sudden Chill

Mary Lattimore - The Warm Shoulder

Recipe of the Week: Brussels Sprouts with Pickled Carrots, Cilantro and Citrus Vinaigrette from Joshua McFadden's ever-incredible book, Six Seasons

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Marisa Anderson - Last Light

William Tyler - The Green Pasture

Catherine Irwin - Dusty Groove

Michael Hurley - So You Say

Random Reading: excerpt from Eileen Myles' book, Afterglow (a dog memoir)

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Van Duren - The Love that I Love

Norma Tanega - I'm the Sky 

Townes Van Zandt- To Live is to Fly (*not from his debut album!*)

Unsolicited Meditation Advice: How to be Mindful When Moving to a New Home

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Alice Coltrane - On Shanti 

Alice Coltrane - Vrindavana Sanchara

Brian Eno - Another Green World

Natural Information Society - Cloud Walk

Recipe of the Week: Bruised Tomato + Bread Soup from Joshua McFadden's book, Six Seasons

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Caroline Peyton - Light Years

Sam Prekop - A Cloud to the Back

Random Reading: excerpt from Rebecca Solnit's essay "Revolutions Per Minute"

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Joanna Brouk - Mary's Water (Part 2)

Yo La Tengo - The Summer

Sun Ra - That's How I Feel

Unsolicited Meditation Advice: How to be Mindful with Your Cat (for Fred)

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Tara Jane O'Neil - Laugh

Catherine Howe - What a Beautiful Place

 

One Year Anniversary Episode!!!

Mary Lattimore - Bold Rides

Recipes of the Week: Watermelon and Feta Salad with Marinated Olives and Preserved Lemons from Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramuel Scully's book, NOPI + Watermelon and Goat Cheese Salad with Calabrian Chiles and Lovage (or Celery Leaves) from a dinner I enjoyed in 2013 at DOC in Portland, Oregon

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Colleen - Soul Alphabet

Laurie Spiegel - Pentachrome

Random Reading: "How to be Mindful While Gardening," by Suza Yalof Schwartz in the New York Times

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Marisa Anderson - Chimes

In Conversation: Katie Burdett of Granor Farm tells us all about succession planting and winter gardening while we sip grapefruit mimosas

The Baird Sisters - Looking at Things Up Close

Gde Purana - Golden Rain

Li Ohn Lwin - Moe Thet Lay Hnin

Medico Docktor Vibes (Bill Russell) - Kalimba Tune

Recipe of the Week: Za'atar Roast Chicken with Green Tahini Sauce by Yotam Ottolenghi for Bon Appetit, August 2014

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Group Bombino - Kamoutalia

Catherine Ribeiro + Alpes - Ju Sou A Ce Que La Force de T'aimer Me Manque

Random Reading: excerpt from Rebecca Solnit's Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities

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Piero - Como Somos

In Conversation: NYC-based filmmaker Noe Kidder discusses flamenco dancing and does an on-air demonstration!

Lutys de Luz Ensemble - Guajira

Lutys de Luz Ensemble - 3 Flamenco Rhythms (Tientos, Zapateado, Tanguillo)

Soledad - Varon

R.E.M. - Life and How to Live It

Look Blue Go Purple - As Does The Sun

The Smiths - Hand In Glove

Recipe of the Week: Cucumbers, Celery, Apricots, and Pistachios from Joshua McFadden's excellent book, Six Seasons: A New Way With Vegetables

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Orange Juice - Three Cheers for Our Side

Random Reading: How to be Mindful at the Beach by David Gelles for the New York Times

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The Raincoats - Adventures Close to Home

In Conversation: Christa Donner, Andrew Yang, and their daughter Stella discuss going on artist residencies as a family, German playgrounds, Will Wonka, and more

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The Feelies - Let's Go

Veruca Salt - Seether ("What the heck?!" - Stella)

 

Sir Richard Bishop - Morella

Meg Baird - Stream

Hamish Kilgour - Crazy Radiance

Recipe of the Week: Sippin' Green Gazpacho from Bon Appetit, August 2017

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Laraaji - Unicorns in Paradise

Random Reading #1:  Dean Young - The Infirmament

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Arthur Russell - Me For Real

Random Reading #2: Frank O'Hara - Having a Coke with You

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Mind Over Mirrors - 600 Miles Around

Random Reading #3: Thomas Lux - Refrigerator, 1957

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Interview: Poet Mary DeYoe discusses poetry's ability to make you reconsider everyday life

Laurie Spiegel - Patchwork

Fatou Seidi Ghali + Alamnou Akrouni - Eliss Wan Anas Douban

Nick Drake - Road

Joan Shelley - If The Storms Never Came

Mary Lattimore - The Quiet At Night 

Recipe of the Week: Save-Your-Life Garlic Soup from David Tanis’s book, One Good Dish: The Pleasures of a Simple Meal

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Moon Bros. - These Stars

Tara Jane O’Neill - Joshua

Michael Hurley - Penguins

Palace Music - New Partner

Joanna Brouck - Diving Deeper, Remembering Love

Random Reading: excerpt from Joan Didion’s memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking

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Emahoy Tsegué-Mariam Guébru - Story of the Wind

Arthur Russell - Love Comes Back

Jan Johansson - Leksands Skänklåt

Colleen - Humming Fields

Real Estate - Horizon

The Clean -Linger Longer

Recipe of the Week: Lentil and Pickled Shallot Salad with Berbere Croutons from Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully's book, NOPI

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Dump - Dark Road

Cat Power - Free

Broadcast - Black Cat

Lambchop - Harbor Country

Ombre - Tormentas

Arthur Russell - Planted A Thought

Random Reading: excerpt from Ann Lovejoy’s Organic Garden Design School, by Ann Lovejoy

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The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?

Talking Heads - The Good Thing

Beat Happening - Jamboree

A note on this show's operator error: Unfortunately, the vocal mic channel was not recorded in this episode of Vernacular Media. Feel free to enjoy this show without host announcements. Perhaps you'll want to talk amongst yourselves or meditate.

 

Elliot Bergman - Sketch with New Bells posted on Instagram (@elliotbergman)

Arthur Russell - Lucky Cloud

Laraaji Nadananda - I Am Sky

Beach House - Better Times

Recipe of the Week: Seared Salmon with Anise-Cucumber Salad by Andrea Reusing for Food & Wine Magazine

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Wild Belle - June

Yo La Tengo - The Lie and How We Told It

Bitchin’ Bajas - Inclusion

Random Reading: “Idea for a Sign,” by Lydia Davis, published in Can’t and Won’t: Stories

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El Perro Del Mar - Inner Island

Daniel Schmidt - Ghosts

Natural Information Society - Maroon Dune

Linda Bruner - Rainy Night in Georgia

Neil Young - Out On the Weekend

Recipe of the Week: Sprouted Chickpea Hummus from Sarah Britton’s blog, My New Roots

—> Recipe here

Fleetwood Mac - Gold Dust Woman

Glenn Jones - Vernal Pond

Random Reading: Excerpt from The Rings of Saturn by W. G. Sebald

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Anthony Pasquarosa - Godforsaken Country Seq #1

Alice Coltrane - Chandra Shekara

Lambert & Nuttycombe - Something on My Mind

Norma Lyon - Beyond the Dunes - The Sea

Nick Drake - Place To Be

Linda Rich- Sunlight Shadow

Fatou Seidi Ghali + AlamnouAkrouni - Erilegh Islassakh

Fairport Convention - Crazy Man Michael

Recipe of the Week: White Bean + Asparagus with Tarragon-Lemon Dressing, by Melissa Clark for the New York Times

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Michael Hurley - Give Me The Cure

Freakwater - A Mile Away

Moon Bros. - Pitch

Tarnation - The Wall

Random Reading: excerpt from How to Imagine: A Narrative on Art and Agriculture by Gianfranco Baruchello and Henry Martin

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Jim Sullivan - So Natural

Caroline Peyton - Call of the Wild

Alice Coltrane – Sri Nrsimha

Anthony Pasquarosa – for the birds of morning // on the death of humanity X // on verity (?)

Recipe of the week: Farmer’s Market Quinoa Salad, from Bon Appetit magazine August 2015

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Joanna Brouck – Lifting Off

Arthur Russell- A Little Lost (HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ARTHUR!)

Dominque Lawalree – Musique Satieerique

Yo La Tengo – Nowhere Near (demo)

Random Reading: Yoko Ono, excerpt from a footnote to her lecture at Wesleyan College on January 13, 1966, reproduced in Grapefruit

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Yoko Ono – Turn of the Wheel

Velvet Underground – Who Loves the Sun

Shintaro Sakamoto – Small But Enough

William Onyeabor - Love is Blind

The Blow - True Affection

Brian Eno - St. Elmo's Fire

Recipe of the Week: Couscous with Tomatoes, Kale, and Chickpeas from Martha Rose Schulman's "Recipes for Health" column in the New York Times

Kanda - Turtle

A-Wa - Lau Ma al Mahaba

Yishak Banshaw - Ageren Ayehuwat

Beach House - Lover of Mine

Bitchin' Bajas - Sun City 

Random Reading: excerpt from Herbert Brun's My Words and Where I Want Them

Colleen - I'm Kin

Tim Maia - Let's Have a Ball Tonight

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Neil Young - On The Beach

Kath Bloom - You + I Keep Falling

Recipe of the Week: Green Pea Falafel Bowl from Green Kitchen Stories’ blog

Norma Tanega - What Are We Craving?

Townes Van Zandt - Standin’

Cat Power - After It All

Lee Hazlewood - Troublemaker

Calexico - Untitled III

El Perro Del Mar - An Eye For Gold (Unreleased Demo)

Random Reading: “Priority” by Lydia Davis, from her book Varieties of Disturbance

Chris Know - Once When Alone

Dusty Springfield - I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself

The Clean - Do Your Thing

Alex Chilton - Wouldn’t It Be Nice

The Baird Sisters - On and On

Scott Witte - Grow

Steve Gunn - Lurker

Recipe of the Week: Snappy Spring Salad from Sarah Britton's book Naturally Nourishing

Mary Lattimore - Otis Walks Into The Woods

Sun Ra - I am an Instrument

Natural Information Society - St. Cloud

Random Reading: excerpt from Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron

Alice Coltrane - Om Shanti

Arthur Russell - Instrumentals Vol. 2, Track 2

Helado Negro - Transmission Listen (Alternate Make)

Norma Tanega - I'm Dreamin' A Dream

Townes Van Zandt - To Live Is To Fly

Niela Miller - Baby Don't Go To Town

Ted Lucas - I'll Find A Way

Recipe of the Week: Collard Greens Braised in Coconut Milk from Food52.com (check out Alaina Sully's Instagram feed for more "Kitchen Sketches" to inspire creativity in the kitchen)

The Roches - The Troubles

Michael Hurley - Red Bird (for Grandma Ruby)

Collie Ryan - The Giving Tree

William Tyler - The Green Pastures

Homegas - Maine

Random Reading: excerpt from The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing's 60 Years of Self-Sufficient Living by Helen and Scott Nearing

Mary Lattimore and Maxwell August Cray - Procession of the Hanayome

Moon Bros. - El Conejo

Yoko Ono - Telephone Piece

Yoko Ono - Hirake

Neil Young - Misfits

Catherine Howe - On A Misty Morning

Catherine Howe - Nothing More Than Strangers

Recipe of the Week: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Peanuts and Fish Sauce by Julia Turshen in Food & Wine Magazine (February 2017) 

Fleetwood Mac - Storms

Daniel Schmidt - In My Arms, Many Flowers

Brother Ah - Sekon

Random Reading: excerpt from Rebeca Solnit's essay "Revolutions Per Minute" from Orion Magazine

Fatou Seidi Ghali & Alamnou Akrouni - Archabiba

Mulatu Astatke - Ene Alantchie Alnorem

Alice Coltrane - Om Shanti

David Crosby - Music is Love

Bonnie + Delaney - Sounds of the City

Love - Que Vita

Jefferson Airplane - Today

Nancy + Lee - Elusive Dreams

Barbara Lynn - Maybe We Can Slip Away

Interview: Artist + Scholar Rashayla Marie Brown

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Arthur Russell - Planted a Thought

The Source Family - How Long in Time

Random Reading: Living on the Earth by Alicia Bay Laurel

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Meg Baird - Song for Next Summer

Heron - Upon Reflection 

Recipe of the Week: Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Massaged Kale, Feta and Pecansfrom Sarah Britton's book, Naturally Nourished

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Daniel Johnston - Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Your Grieviance

Portastatic - St. Elmo's Fire

Cat Power - Free

Recipe of the Week: Cromlet with Wilted Greens from the February 2017 issue of Bon Appetit magazine <get the recipe here!>

Mary Lou Lord - Speeding Motorcycle

Dump - Slow Down

Ida - Golden Hours

The Spinanes - Kid in Candy

Beat Happening - Other Side

Random Reading: excerpt from Our Band Could Be Your Life by Michael Azerrad 

Built to Spill - Some Things Last a Long Time

Free Kitten - Feelin'

Beck - Pay No Mind (Snoozer)

The Glands - Straight Down

The Silver Jews - How Can I Love You If You Won't Lie Down

Beat Happening - Honeypot

A-Wa - Yemeni Lullaby

Alan Munson - Good Morning World

Meg Baird - Babylon

Michael Hurley - Old Black Crow / I'm Worried

Calexico - Over Your Shoulder

Sandy Denny - Nothing Else Will Do

Smog - Ex Con

Linda Perhacs - Parrallelograms

Ted Lucas - Raga in "D"

Anna Makirere - Uuna Koe

Caroline Peyton - Call of the Wild

Will Oldham - Guitar: Do What You Will Do

 

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William Onyeabor - Atomic Bomb

Lijadu Sisters - Life's Gone Down Low

Recipe of the Week: Fried Eggs a la Sqirl from Jessica Koslow's book, Everything I Want to Eat: Sqirl and the New California Cooking

John Lennon - One Day at a Time

Arthur Russell - Keeping Up

Lucky Dragons - Compliment Song

Random Reading/Unsolicited Meditation Advice: "Concentrative Meditation Instructions" from Jonathan C. Smith's book Relaxation, Meditation & Mindfulness Personal Training Manual

Fatou Seidi Ghali + Alamnou Akrouni - Inigradan

Jim O'Rourke - Women of the World

Interview: Galien Township Clerk Jennifer Richter discusses the local government board structure and how citizens can get involved

Cyril Ferguson - Gonna Build a Nation

Yoko Ono - Oh Sister, Oh Sisters

Angela Davis - On Becoming An Activist

Nina Simone - Revolutions (Pts 1 & 2)

Patti Smith - Gloria

The Raincoats - No Side to Fall In

Bikini Kill - Resist Psychic Death

The Vaselines - You Think You're A Man

The Slits - So Tough

Sonic Youth - Kool Thing

Emily Lacy - Sing Out Freedom

Karen Dalton - Everytime I Think of Freedom

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Can't Sit Down

Alice Coltrane - Walk With Me

Steve Gunn - Wildwood

Meg Baird - Friends

Recipe of the Week: Fully-Loaded Breakfast Bars, from Sarah Britton's excellent book, My New Roots

Judy Dybelle - Improvisation (Home Tape Recording 1964)

Judy Dybelle - Both Sides, Now

Random Reading: excerpt from President Barack Obama's Farewell Address on January 10, 2017

Lee Ranaldo - Harry and Hannah

Joan Baez - Oh, Freedom

Interview: Chicago-based writer Gretchen Kalwinski discusses the Women's March on Chicago on January 21, of which she is a co-organizer << Full details here!>>

Helado Negro - We Don't Have Time for That

The Feelies - Let's Go

The Glands  - I Can See My House from Here

Recipe of the Week: Twice-Cooked Eggplant, from Michael Solomomov's book, Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking

Sun Ra's Nu Sounds - Dabba Dabba Dabba Du Bay

<< Happy birthday, Ira! >>

Yishak Banjaw - Libey Ma'aduley

Flamin' Groovies - Golden Clouds

Random Reading: "Some of the Things I Really Must Do Before I Die," by Georges Perec

The Meters - Simple Song

The Sloths - Makin' Love

Little Eva - Making With The Magilla

Interview: New Jersey's own, "Todd-o-Phonic" Todd Abramson shares his best advice on being a better radio disc jockey

<< Check out Todd's show Saturdays 3-6pm (EST) on WFMU!! >>

 Professionals - Theme from the Godfather (/Todfather)

Jefferson Airplane - Today

Grateful Dead - Operator

Fleetwood Mac - Coming Your Way

Van Duren - New Years Eve

Alex Chilton - Can’t Seem To Make You Mine

Recipe of the Week: Lemony Collard Greens w/ Benne, adapted from Sean Brock's book, Heritage

Love - Be Thankful For What You’ve Got

Random Reading: New Years Rulin's, 1943 by Woody Guthrie

Irma Thomas - Look Up

Willie Tee - First Taste of Hurt

Interview: Nashville's own William Tyler

William Tyler - A Portrait of Sarah

Eddie Gale - Song of Will

Solange - Cranes in the Sky

Helado Negro - Young, Latin and Proud

Angel Olsen - Heart Shaped Face

Recipe of the Week: Caramelized Vegetable Gravy from Anna Jones's book, A Modern Way to Eat

Eat it with her Rainbow Goodwill Pie! (Included in the recipe link)

Vashti Bunyan - Where I Like to Stand

Yo La Tengo - Before We Stopped to Think

Random Reading: "How Does It Feel," Patti Smith from the New Yorker website

Patti Smith - A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (2016 Nobel Prize Ceremony performance video included in essay link)

Arthur Russell - Come to Life

Willie Thrasher - We Got to Take You Higher

Velvet Underground - I'm Sticking With You

Marisa Anderson - Into the Light

Colleen - Geometria del Universo

Harold Budd - Juno

Recipe of the Week: Preserved Lemons, from Yotam Ottolenghi + Sami Tamimi's book, Jerusalem

Brother Ah - Hanifah

Helado Negro - Obra Cuatro

Yusef Lateef - The Plum Blossom

Random Reading: Agnes Martin, Advice to Young Artists

John Zorn - Redbird (except) << read about Zorn's Agnes Martin music here >> 

Mary Lattimore - Jimmy V

Express Rising - Corners of Your Eyes

Unsolicited Mediation Advice: Mindfulness with Yoga from the New York Times' Yoga for Everyone guide

Mind Over Mirrors - Glossolaliac

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Arthur Russell - A Little Lost

Helado Negro - Lengua Larga

Yishak Banjaw - Yadah (Sudanese Song)

Recipe of the Week: The Best Lentil Salad Ever from Sarah Britton's My New Roots

Wayne Newton - You Stepped Into My Life

Willie Wright - I'm So Happy Now

Random Reading: Excerpt from The Sundown Salon Unfolding Archive, by Fritz Haeg

Tlahoun Gésséssé - Yéhagéré Sheta

Norma Fraser - The First Cut is the Deepest

Lucky Dragons - Mirror Friends

Yo La Tengo _ I Saw the Light

The Nightcrawlers - Little Black Egg

In Conversation: Michael Slaboch aka DJ Break-A-Way

The Supremes - It's Time to Break Down

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Tsege Marium Gebru - Last Tears of the Deceased

Pauline Oliveros - Sound Patterns

Recipe of the Week: Golden Milk Turmeric Tea

Robert Ashley - She Was A Visitor

Natural Information Society - By Way of Odessa

Random Reading: Excerpt from the Preface to Deep Listening: A Composer's Sound Practice, by Pauline Oliveros

Pauline Oliveros - Bye Bye Butterly (excerpt)

Laurie Spiegel - Patchwork

Unsolicited Meditation Advice: Listening Exercise from Deep Listening: A Composer's Sound Practice, by Pauline Oliveros

Colleen - Salina Stars

Alice Coltrane - Vrindavana Sanchara

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Shirley Ann Lee - I Shall Not Be Moved

Elizabeth Cotten - Time to Stop Your Idling

Collie Ryan - Nothing But Changes

Catherine Irwin - Save Our Ship

Eleventh Dream Day - Vanishing Point

Recipe of the Week: Brussels Sprouts Pasta, from Alice Water's classic book, Chez Panisse Vegetables

Sharon Jones - This Land Is Your Land

Random Reading: excerpt from We Should All Be Feminists, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Karen Dalton - Something On Your Mind

Freakwater - Ballad of Freakwater

Unsolicited Meditation Advice: Listen to Alice Coltrane's album, Divine Songs, on repeat all day long

Alice Coltrane - Er Ra

Minnie Riperton - Come to My Garden

Interview: Bartow, Florida native Janet Beveridge Bean of The Zoo Directors//Freakwater//Eleventh Dream Day//Horse's Ha//Freakons//Moxie Tung

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Yoko Ono - Response to the 2016 Election

L7 - Pretend We're Dead

Electrelane - I Want to be the President

Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot

Recipe of the Week: Lemony Lentil + Crispy Kale Soup from Anna Jones' book A Modern Way to Eat

The Slits - Adventures Close to Home

The Vaselines - Monsterpussy

Random Reading: Zoe Leonard, I Want a President (1992)

ESG - Erase You

Yoko Ono - Why

Pavement - Conduit for Sale!

The Raincoats - No Side to Fall In

Patti Smith - Pumping

Unsolicited Mediation Advice: "Breathe, Exhale, Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing," by Leslie Alderman in the New York Times  

Yo La Tengo - Ohm

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Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love

Wham! - Everything She Wants

The Blow - Hey Boy

The Feelies - Original Love

Dolly Parton - Jolene

Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Chunk-Pumpkin Seed Cookies from the restaurant Gjusta, from the September 2015 issue of Bon Appetit

The Slits - I Heard it Through the Grapevine

The Clean - Tally Ho

Random Reading: "On the Difficulty of Imagining the Good Life," an essay by Georges Perec. From his essay collection Thoughts of Sorts

Arthur Russell - Your Motion Says

Chaka Khan - I Feel For You

Modern Lovers - Roadrunner

Delta 5 - Mind Your Own Business

Unsolicited Meditation Advice: "How to be Mindful with Your Cat" from the November 2, 2016 New York Times

Talking Heads - The Good Thing

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Arthur Russell - Another Thought

Marissa Anderson - He is Without His Guns

Phillippe McKenzie - Mistashipu

Heron - Yellow Flowers

Buckingham Nicks - Races are Runs

Recipe of the Week: Spicy Heirloom Bean Chili, from the February 2008 issue of Domino Magazine

Sun Ra - Lanquidity

In lieu of a Random Reading: audio from the Kerry James Marshall video accompanying the retrospective exhibition, Mastry

Bruner - Witchita Lineman

Interview: host of air pOwer, WRHC's own Joe Puleo

Laura Nyro- Good By Joe

Yo La Tengo - You Can Have It All

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Jim O'Rourke - Women of the World

Solange - Rise

TLC - Waterfalls

Recipe of the Week: Chickpea Stew from Jessica Koslow's book What I Want to Eat: Sqirl and the New California Cooking

Arthur Russell - Make 1, 2

Teenage Fanclub - It's All in My Head

Random Reading: Map Piece, from Yoko Ono's book, Grapefruit: A Books of Instructions and Drawings (Just buy the book; you won't regret it.)

Yoko Ono + The Plastic Ono Band - Mind Holes

Emily Lacy - Pines

The Eternals - Espiritu Zombi

The Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again

Ciconne Youth - Into the Groovey

Velvet Underground -Train Coming Round the Bend

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Animal Collective - Leaf House

Solange - Cranes in the Sky

Lykke Li- Let it Fall

Helado Negro - We Don't Have Time for That

Recipe of the Week: Turmeric Tonic from Jessica Koslow's book What I Want to Eat: Sqirl and the New California Cooking

>>> Add water! I forgot to mention the recipe is for a concentrate on air. <<<

Lucky Dragons - Hello New Friend

Mary Lattimore - The Quiet at Night

Random Reading: Extreme Slow Walk, from Pauline Oliveros' book Deep Listening: A Composer's Sound Practice

Pauline Oliveros - Grains

Brother Ah - The Void

Interview: Roberta Allen, Galien resident and lavender gardener extraordinaire

Arthur Russell - That's Us/Wild Combination

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Wham! - Careless Whisper (Instrumental)

Hailu Mergia and The Walias - Woghenei

Andre Williams - Will You Pass the Biscuits Please

Recipe of the Week: Moroccan Herb Jam from Paula Wolfert's Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco

Fairport Convention - Autopsy

Steve Gunn + Mike Cooper - Pena Panorama

Random Reading: excerpt from "Lecture on Nothing," by John Cage (in Silence: Lectures and Writings)

Alex Chilton - Can't Seem to Make You Mine

The Smiths - How Soon Is Now

Molly Drake - Happiness

Kelan Phil Cohran and Legacy - Kalahari

Closencounter - Let Yourself Go

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Chicago - Colour My World

Carly Simon - One More Time

Catherine Howe - What a Beautiful Place

Kath Bloom - What is Really Beautiful?

Janis Joplin - Get It While You Can (for Kate Dumbleton!)

Delaney + Bonnie - Big Change Comin'

Random Reading: excerpt from Chelsea Girls, by Eileen Myles

Linda Ronstadt - Different Drum

Fleetwood Mac - Landslide

The Mamas + The Papas - Dream a Little Drea on Me

Interview: Janet Duff, aka Mama Duff

Recipe of the Week: Mama's Pasta Salad

Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Waylon Jennings + Willie Nelson - Good Hearted Woman (Dad's dedication to Mom)

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Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Mulatu Astake - Shagu

Velvet Underground - I'm Sticking with You (Session Outtake)

Chris Knox - Not Given Lightly

Vashti Bunyan - Diamond Day

Gastr del Sol - The Seasons Reverse

Natural Information Society - San Anto

Yo La Tengo - Coloured

Recipe of the Week: Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille from Sarah Britton's blog, My New Roots

Get the recipe here.

Beat Happening - Ask Me

Willie Wright - I'm so Happy Now

James Elkington + Nathan Salsburg - Hospitality

Random Reading: excerpt from Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 

(Learn how to pronounce his name here!)

William Tyler - Geography of Nowhere

Yoko Ono - Hard Times Are Over (Double Fantasy Stripped Down version)

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Arthur Russell - Close My Eyes

Collie Ryan - Cricket

Cooley-Munson - I Need a Change

Recipe of the Week: Mimosas! 

from every brunch experience you've ever had

The Baird Sisters - Where the Waters Flow

Willie Nelson - September Song

Random Reading: excerpt from The Cows, by Lydia Davis

Jim Croce - Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)

Lee Hazlewood - No Train to Stockholm

Kort - Let's Think About Where We're Going

Emmylou Harris - One of These Days

Interview: Charley Duff, turkey caller

Bob Dylan - Turkey Chase

Ike + Tina Turner - Proud Mary

Waylon Jennings - Honky Tonk Heroes (Like Me)

Patsy Cline - Crazy

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Arthur Russell - Time Away

El Perro Del Mar - I Can't Talk About It

Smog - Hit the Ground Running

Recipe of the Week: Lemon-Roasted Feta with Traffic Light Tomatoes from Anna Jones' A Modern Way to Eat

Get the recipes + learn more about Anna's food philosophy here.

Sun Ra - This is My Day

Fleetwood Mac - Tusk (6/4/79 USC Version)

Random Reading: "Tropical Storm" by Lydia Davis, from Varieties of Disturbance

Helado Negro - Enfocando

Colleen - Captain of None

Brian Eno - Golden Hours

Interview: Mario Aranda, painter

Talking Heads - Artists Only

The Raincoats - Lola

Yo La Tengo - All Your Secrets