City of Night Playlist – 88.5 KCSN – April 20, 2013

 This week is the 88.5 KCSN Spring Pledge Drive, but that didn’t stop us from packing the show with new music, local music, and music from the legends! Thank you to Julie Slater for joining me in-studio during the pledge drive.

You can still contribute in the name of City of Night online at There are GREAT premium gifts! Thanks for your support.

City of Night Playlist for Saturday April 20 2013 –

Artist Song
Ramones Do You Remember Rock N Roll Radio?
Deap Vally Lies
The Who Amazing Journey/Sparks
Modern Lovers Road Runner
Treetop Flyers Things Will Change
Smiths Half a Person
Elephant Stone Love The Sinner, Hate The Sin
Elvis Costello Poor Napoleon
Haim Forever
Kinks You Can’t Stop the Music
Rilo Kiley Draggin’ Around
Leonard Cohen I’m Your Man
Io Echo When The Lilies Die
Roxy Music Prairie Rose
Phosphorescent Song For Zula
John Lydon- pledge promo
Public Image Ltd. Public Image
Bleached Ride Your Heart
Seeds Can’t Seem To Make You Mine
Ronnie Spector Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory
Laurie Anderson Sharkey’s Night (w/ William Borroughs)
Blondie Hangin’ On the Telephone
Peace 1998 (Delicious)
Ringo Starr It Don’t Come Easy
The Lonely Wild Everything You Need
Johnny Cash The Mercy Seat
Hands Videolove
Devo Gates of Steel
Black Angels Indigo Meadow
Neil Young Rockin’ In The Free World
Nightmare Air Sweet Messy Riff
Hendrix/Band of Gypsies Machine Gun

City of Night playlist / streamcast – 88.5 KCSN – April 13, 2013 – Guards in-studio session




 We are joined by Guards for an incredible in-studio performance at the top of hour 3.

City of Night Playlist for Saturday April 13, 2013 –

Artist Song
Muddy Waters Let’s Spend The Night Together
Palma Violets Best of Friends
Velvet Underground Rock and Roll
Akron Family Until The Morning
Smith Westerns Varsity
The Three O’Clock Jetfighter
Black Angels Indigo Meadow
Death from Above 1979 Romantic Rights
Jimi Hendrix Bold As Love
Blur I’m Just A Killer For Your Love
Kurt Vile Walking On A Pretty Day
Nick Cave & The Bd Seeds Do You Love Me?
Kiss Do You Love Me?
San Cisco Awkward
The Cure Jumping Someone Else’s Train
Loretta Lynn/Jack White Portland Oregon
Futurebirds Virginia Slims
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here (live)
The Knife Raging Lung
The Rolling Stones She’s A Rainbow
Radiohead Airbag
Banks Before I Ever Met You
Elephant Stone Love The Sinner, Hate the Sin
Nada Surf Happy Kid
Brian Eno Baby’s On Fire

Guards In-studio performance
Guards in-studio Nightmare
Guards in-studio Not Supposed To
Guards in-studio Silver Lining
Guards in-studio Coming True
The Willowz Equation #6
Yardbirds Train Kept A Rollin’
Jeff Beck/Jan Hammer Blue Wind
Johnny Thunders You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory
Wire Adore Your Island
Timezone World Destruction
Dean Martin You’re Nobody Until Somebody Loves You
Duke Ellington Take The A Train (Newport)

City of Night playlist – 88.5 KCSN – April 6, 2013



City of Night Playlist for Saturday April 6, 2013 –

Artist Song
Joy Division Transmission
Big Deal In Your Car
Youth Lagoon Mute
Buzzcocks Something’s Gone Wrong Again
Tanlines Real Life
Broadheds Pick Me Up
Toots & The Maytals Pressure Drop
Banks Before I Ever met You
Dan Croll From Nowhere
Viva Voce The Future Will Destroy You
Iggy Pop Play It Safe
Meat Puppets Down
Young Man Josie
Stone Roses Fools Gold
Elephant Stone Love The Sinner, Hate The Sin
Bombino Amininine
Nirvana Francis Farmer…
Guards Nightmare
Elvis Costello Shipbuilding
Sonic Youth Superstar
Deerhunter Monomania
O.M.D. Please Remain Seated
O.M.D. Metroland
Little Walker Mellow Down Easy
Bob Dylan Talkin’ World War III Blues
Besnard Lakes People of the Sticks
The Ocean Blue Sad Night, Where Is Morning?
The Smiths There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
David Bowie Drive In Saturday
Xtc Summer’s Couldron/Grass
Modest Mouse Blame It On The Tetons
Rhye Open
Michael Franti & Spearhead I’m Alive
The Doors Tell All The People
Junip Your Life Your Call
Robert DeLong Happy
Oasis Supersonic
Alice In Chains Stone
Bleached Ride Your Heart
X I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts

City of Night playlist – 88.5 KCSN – March 30, 2013


City of Night Playlist for Saturday March 30, 2013 –

Artist Song
Carl Anderson (Judas) Damned for All Time
Jim James All Is Forgiven
Mount Moriah Bright Light
Junip Your Life Your Call
Portugal The Man Evil Friends
The 88 I Saw The Light That Day
Shout Out Louds Walking In Your Footsteps
M83 Oblivion
Features This Disorder
Fad Gadget Collapsing New People
Youth Lagoon Mute
Sigur Ros Brennisteinn
Billy Bragg Do Unto Others
The Thermals The Sunset
Caitlin Rose Menagerie
Allman Brothers Band Not My Cross To Bear
Black Angels Indigo Meadow
Depeche Mode Sooth My Soul
Bleached Ride Your Heart
Blind Boys of Alabama Moses
How To Destroy Angels Keep It Together
Velvet Underground Jesus
Led Zeppelin In My Time of Dying (Live)
Cayucas Bigfoot
Purity Ring Fineshrine
J. Mascis/Sharon Van Eteen Prisoners
Prince Controversy
Maximum Hedrum Glasshouse
Suuns 2020
Chelsea Wolfe Moses
The Little Ones Boy On Wheels
Haim Forever
Quadron Main
Telekinesis Ghosts and Creatures
Patti Smith Easter
Ted Neeley/Yvonne Ellman Everything’s Alright
Flaming Lips Plastic Jesus
Nirvana Jesus Doesn’t Want Me For A Sunbeam

City of Night playlist – 88.5 KCSN – March 23, 2013


City of Night Playlist for Saturday March 23, 2013 –

Artist Song
Love & Rockets Kundalini Express
Nightmare Air Icy Daggers
Lykke Li Silent My Song
Rolling Stones Loving Cup (Alternate)
Elephant Stone Setting Sun
Led Zeppelin How Many More Times
The Lonely Wild Everything You Need
Depeche Mode Secret To The End
Telekinesis Ghosts and Creatures
Peace 1998 (Delicious)
Ian McCulloch Bring on the Dancing Horses (Orchestral)
Johnny Cash Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
Bob Dylan Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
Palma Violets Best of Friends
London Suede Sabotage
Free The Robots Mental Universe
Alice Cooper Generation Landlide
Goon Moon Apple Pie
Hands Videolove
Low Holy Ghost
Phosphorescent Song For Zula
O.M.D. Metroland
Spinners Ruberband Man
B.R.M.C. Lose Yourself
Suuns 2020
Beck Que Onda Guero
Van Halen Running With The Devil
Ramones Judy is a Punk
The Strokes All The Time
Derek & The Dominos Little Wing
Jimi Hendrix Burning of the Midnight Lamp
Rilo Kiley My Name Isn’t Laura
Ron Sexsmith Nowhere To Go
Tom Waits The Neighborhood
Bjork It’s Oh So Quiet

City of Night SXSW broadcast – 88.5 KCSN – March 16, 2013

This week’s City of Night broadcast comes from the streets of Austin. 88.5 KCSN was honored to be chosen to host SXSW’s Official Radio Day Stage and tonight’s show features performances from Wake Owl, Cayucas and Family of the Year on our showcase stage. You can also check my front page for Vines and Instagram highlights.

You’ll also hear run-ins with folks like The Mowglis, Billy Bragg and Shepard Fairey. Thanks to all of the Artists who came to play on our stage at SXSW!



Special SXSW Broadcast

City of Night Playlist for Saturday March 16, 2013 –

Artist Song
Sir Sly Where I’m Going
Billy Bragg Chasing Rainbows
Haerts Wings
The Birthday Party Release The Bats
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Jubilee Street
Io Echo
Ministry of Love
Suuns 2020
Palma Violets Best Friends
The Orwells Ancient Egypt

88.5 SXSW Radio Day Stage Showcase

Wake Owl live performance

Wavves Demon To Lean On
Kitten G#
Solid Gold Pendulum
Wild Belle Keep You
The Specials Blank Expression
Jim James A New Life
Diamond Rugs Call Girl Blues
Bleeding Rainbow Drift Away
FIDLAR Cheap Beer
Bleached Next Stop
Chelsea Light Moving Burroughs

88.5 SXSW Radio Day Stage Showcase

Cayucas live performance

Haim Forever
Big Black Delta Side of the Road
Guards Nightmare
Depeche Mode Heaven
DIIV Doused
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Swim and Sleep
Boy Waitress
Prince Screwdriver
King Tuff Bad Thing
Neighbourhood Wires

88.5 SXSW Radio Day Stage Showcase

Family of the Year live performance


City of Night playlist & streamcast 88.5 KCSN-LA – March 9, 2013

* Programming note – Next week we will broadcast CIty of Night from SXSW in Austin with highlights of our showcase. We are very honored that 88.5 KCSN has been invited to host the official SXSW Radio Day Stage on Thursday 3/14.

If you’re going to be in Austin please come visit us Thursday between 2-6pm in the Convention Center – Ballroom D. This is immediately following Dave Grohl’s keynote address on the same stage. We’d love to see you there.

Our showcase lineup:

  • 2 pm – Wake Owl
  • 3 pm – Cayucas
  • 4 pm – Family of the Year
  • 5 pm – Lissie


City of Night Playlist for Saturday March 9, 2013 –

Artist Song
Patti Smith Ask the Angels
FIDLAR Max Can’t Surf
Dum Dum Girls I Got Nothing
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Swim & Sleep
Family of the Year In the End
Telekenisis Empathetic People
Pretenders Mystery Achievement
Leagues Spotlight
Grinderman Palaces of Montezuma
Blind Willie McTell Wake Up
Bleached Next Stop
Clash Somebody Got Murdered
Guards Nightmare
Crocodiles Groove is in the Heart
Thin Lizzy Jailbreak
Japandroids Continuous Thunder

Ron Sexsmith Snake Road
Mount Moriah Bright Light
Elvis Costello I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down
Jim James A New Life
Shout Out Louds Illusions
Wake Owl Gold
Davendra Banhart Hatchet Wound
Buddy Holly Maybe Baby
Modern Lovers She Cracked
BRMC Let The Day Begin
The Intelligence Reading & Writing About Partying
Stan Ridgeway Drive She Said
DIIV Doused
The Three O’Clock Cantaloup Girlfriend
Kitten Cut it Out
Pulp After You
13th Floor Elevators I Don’t Ever Want To Come Down

Iggy & The Stooges Burn
Iggy & The Stooges Gimme Danger (Bowie mix)
David Bowie You Feel So Lonely You Could Die
David Bowie Five Years
Giant Drag We Like The Weather
Kate Bush Running Up That Hill
The Doors Waiting For the Sun
Supergrass Caught By the Fuzz
Yeahs Yeah Yeahs Sacrilege
Villagers Nothing Arrived
Low Just Make It Stop
Wavves Demon to Lean On
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Like a Hurricane (Live Rust)

City of Night playlist – 88.5 KCSN – March 2, 2013



City of Night Playlist for Saturday March 2, 2013 –

Artist Song
Ramones I Just Want To Have Something To Do
The Relatives Let Your Light Shine
Pixies Wave of Mutilation (UK Surf)
Indians Magic Kids
The Cure Six Different Ways
Big Black Delta Side of the Road
Edgar Winter Group Frankenstein
Black Angels Don’t Play With Guns
Foxygen We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors…
Arcade Fire Wake Up
Phosphorescent Song For Zula
ELO Telephone Line
Blondie Hanging on the Telephone
Blondie Call Me
David Bowie How Does the Grass Grow?
David Bowie Valentines Day
David Bowie (You Will) Set the World on Fire
Harper Simon Division Street
MC5 I Can Only Give You Everything
Guards Silver Lining
A Place To Bury Strangers Ocean
Sisters of Mercy Lucretia, My Reflection
The Replacements I’m Not Sayin
Dwight Yoakam I Want You To Want Me
The Wild Feathers I’m Alive
George Harrison Let it Down
Father John Misty This is Sally Hatch
The Doors Moonlight Mile
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Faded in the Morning
LCD Soundsystem Someone Great
Depeche Mode Everything Counts 12”
Peace 1998 (Delicious)
The Virgins Prima Meteria
Io Echo Where The Lilies Lie
Pink Floyd Pigs (3 Different Ones)
The Little Ones Argonauts
Krief Simple Lives
Milk Carton Kids Promised Land
Willie Nelson/Waylon Jennings Whiter Shade of Pale

City of Night playlist / streamcast 88.5 KCSN – February 23, 2013




City of Night Playlist for Saturday February 22, 2013 –

Artist Song
The Virgins Prima Materia
Sniff ‘n the Tears Driver’s Seat
Pulp After You
David Bowie Absolute Beginners
Fidlar Paycheck
The Jam Standards
Adam Green & Binki Shapiro Just To Make Me Feel Good
Jim James Dear One
Urge Overkill Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon
Christopher Owens Here We Go Again
Donovan Hurdy Gurdy Man
BRMC Let The Day Begin
The Moving Sidewalks Crimson Witch
Diamond Rings Runaway Love
Nightmare Air Behind The Rocks


Night Beds – In-Studio Session pt. 2

Night Beds Ramona (in-studio)
The Only Ones Another Girl, Another Planet
The Orwells Ancient Egypt
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Jubilee Street
Frightened Rabbit Backyard Skulls
The Caesars It’s Not The Fall That Hurts
The Joy Formidable Tendons
Deap Vally Lies
The Who La La La Lies
Jukebox The Ghost Man In The Moon
Frank Zappa Dirty Love
Chelsea Light Moving Empires of Time
Rolling Stones Before They Make Me Run
Bob Dylan Queen Jane Approximately

Rilo Kiley All The Drugs
Rilo Kiley Runnin’ Around
Rilo Kiley Let Me Back In
Jimi Hendrix Mojo Man
Cheatahs The Swan
The Sparkles Hipsville 29 BC
Rock Roll (Flintstones) Bedrock Twitch
Little Richard Slippin’ and Slidin’
Johnny Marr Lockdown
Air Review Young
Jose James Trouble
Phosphorescent Song For Zula
Gliss Through The Mist
Happy Hollows Folding Road
Aldo Nova Fantasy

City of Night playlist / Streamcast – 88.5 KCSN – February 16, 2013


City of Night Playlist for Saturday February 16,  2013

Artist Title
Thomas Dolby Radio Silence
Hands Kinetic
Peace Ocean’s Eye
Indians Magic Kids
Jose James trouble
Phosphorescent Song For Zula
Mount Moriah Bright Light
Rolling Stones Torn & Frayed
Nightmare Air Messy Riff
Nightmare Air Icy Daggers
Radiohead Where I End and You Begin
Low Just Make It Stop
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Wide Lovely Eyes
William Shatner/Joe Jackson Common People

Wavves Demon To Lean On
Atlas Genius If So
Villagers Nothing Arrived
Dan Croll From Nowhere
Shiny Toy Guns Fading Listening
A House for Lions You Don’t Wanna
Cayucas High School Lover
Iron & Wine Lover’s Revolution
Bob Dylan Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight
Surfer Blood Weird Shapes
Foals My Number
Iggy Pop Sincerity
Guards Ready To Go
Guards Not Supposed To

Milk Carton Kids Promised Land
Hank Williams Settin’ The Woods on Fire
Billy Bragg No One Knows Nothing Anymore
Cave Singers Have To Pretend
Michael Davis With Lions Evil Voices
Act As If Running Wild
Mowglis Carry Your Will
Wake Owl Wild Country
The Staves Tongue Behind My Teeth
Royal Teeth Wild
Gibby Haynes Horse Named George
Black Angels Don’t Play With Guns
Nico Vega Fury Oh Fury
Pickwick Lady Luck
Broadheds Pick Me Up
Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie “Prince” Billy Poems, Prayers and Promises