City of Night playlist – KCSN – September 22, 2012

City of Night Playlist for Saturday September 22,  2012

Artist Title
Joy Division Transmission
Rubblebucket Pain from Love
Grouplove Underground
One A.M. Radio In a City Without Seasons
Blonde Redhead Spring and By Summer Fall
Nat King Cole ‘tis Autumn
Tontons Vietnam
Titus Andronicus In a Big City
Icicle Works Love is a Wonderful Colour
Red Cortez In the Fall
Tom Tom Club Downtown Rockers
Beastie Boys An Open Letter to NYC
Dead Boys Sonic Reducer
New York Dolls End of the Summer
David Byrne & St. Vincent Outside of Space and Time
Deep Purple Space Truckin’
M.I.A. Space
Pretenders Mystery Achievement
RNDM Modern Times
Sonic Youth Kool Thing
Preservation Hall Jazz Band St. James Infirmary (f. Jim James)
Jukebox the Ghost Don’t Let Me Fall Behind
Azure Ray Scattered Like Leaves
Butthole Surfers Hurdy Gurdy Man
Light FM Let Go
Simple Minds Up on the Catwalk
Gin Wigmore Man Like That
Twin Shadow Five Seconds
Taken By Trees Only You
The Cure Close To Me
El Ten Eleven Transitions
Bloc Party So He Begins To Lie
Kate Earl One Woman Army
Good Old War Better Weather
The Kinks Autumn Almanac
The English Beat Best Friend
Dum Dum Girls Trees and Flowers
Led Zeppelin Your Time Is Gonna Come
Beach House Other People
Paul Simon The Sound of Silence (live in NY)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds What a Wonderful World




City of Night playlist / podcast – September 15, 2012 – KCSN

City of Night Playlist for Saturday September 15, 2012
Artist Title
The Ramones Do You remember Rock n Roll Radio?
Gary Clark Jr. Ain’t Messin’ Around
Hanni El Khatib Dead Wrong
Pixies Gouge Away
Dr. Dog Do The Trick
The MacCabees Went Away
Benjamin Gibbard Teardrop Windows
Blonds Time
Them It’s All Over Now Baby Blue
Io Echo When the Lilies Die
Atoms for Peace Default
Massive Attack Teardrop
Memoryhouse Work With Me
XTC Senses Working Overtime

Wanda Jackson Tore Down
Dwight Yoakam Ring of Fire
Dum Dum Girls Coming Down
A Lull Would That I Could
Menomena Giftshoppe
Black Moth SuperRainbow Windshield Smasher
Blondfire Where the Kids Are
Portishead Sour Times
Helio Sequence Negotiations
Crocodiles Sleep Forever
Kinks Apeman
Blackfoot Braves Trippin’ Like I Do
Thin Lizzy Jailbreak

Gin Wigmore Man Like that
Romeo Void Never Say Never
The Heavy Same Ol’
The Who Slip Kid
Deleted Scenes The Days of Adderall
Maria Del Pilar High Heals
Amanda Palmer /Grand Theft Orch. Bottom Feeder
The Beatles Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite
Kate Bush Hounds of Love
Tame Impala Apocalypse Dreams
Taken By Trees Pacific Blue
Rah Rah Dead Men
Patti Smith Group Because The Night
The Verve The Drugs Don’t Work
Bob Dylan Soon After Midnight


City of Night playlist / Podcast – Sept. 8, 2012 – KCSN

City of Night Playlist for Saturday September 8,  2012
Artist Title
Devo Gates of Steel
FIDLAR Cheap Beer
The Tragically Hip At Transformation
Grimes Oblivion
Twin Shadow Golden Light
David Byrne & St. Vincent Dinner for Two
David Byrne & St. Vincent The One Who Broke Your heart
Kate Earl One Woman Army
Pete Townshend Pure and Easy
Diego Garcia Nothing To Hide
Great Northern Holes
Atlas Genius Trojan
Azure Ray Scattered Like Leaves
B-52’s Mesopotamia
Wilco I Am Trying To Break Your Heart
Ravonettes Sinking With The Sun
Ravonettes You Hit Me I’m Down
Psychedelic Furs Dumb Waiters
Lili Haydn Tyrant
Led Zeppelin Misty Mountain Hop
Oasis Don’t Look Back In Anger
David Bowie Look Back In Anger
Mowglis Waiting For The Dawn
Cat Power Always on My Own
Cat Power Manhattan
Family of the Year Hero
Beck Lost Cause
Races Lies
Tribute to Repo Man
Amanda Palmer /Grand Theft Orchestra Institutionalized
New York Rivals Coup d’Etat
Black Francis El Chavo Y la Cruz
Weekend Reel Ten
Saint Motel At Least I Have Nothing (Junk Remix)
Dum Dum Girls There is a Light That Never Goes Out
No Another Life
Jail Weddings There’s Nothing Worse in the World
Desaparecidos Backsell
The Clash Spanish Bombs
Chromatics Into The Black
Lord Huron Time To Run
Jillinda Palmer Lazy Sun



City of Night playlist – September 1, 2012 – KCSN

City of Night Playlist for Saturday September 1,  2012
Artist Title
Ian McCulloch September Song
Eleni Mandell Magic Summer
Buddy Holly Raining in My Heart
Adrian Younge / Venice Dawn It’s Me
Azure Ray We Could Wake
Blonde Redhead Love Or Prison
Reptar Houseboat Babies
Happy Hollows Endless
The Orwells All The Cool Kids
MC5 I Can Only Give Your Everything
Misfits Astro Zombies
Afrika Bambaataa / Soul Sonic Force Planet Rock
Purity Ring Ungirthed
Cat Power (f. Iggy Pop) Nothing But Time
Frankenweenie feature
Grace Potter w/ Flaming Lips My Mechanical Friend
Grouplove Underground
Karen O Strange Love
Robert Smith Witchcraft
The Cure The Caterpillar
Deerhoof We Do Parties
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Live It Up
Radiohead Electioneering
Alice Cooper Elected
Jan Work For The city
Jens Lekman The World Moves On
Ringo Starr Photograph
Growlers Badlands
Siouxie & The Banshees You’re Lost Little Girl
Torches I Want Something
Amanda Palmer /Grand Theft Orchestra Want It Back
Velvet Underground I’m Sticking With You
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Nobody’s Baby Now
Flying Lotus (f. Eryka Badu) See Thru To U
Dum Dum Girls Lord Knows
Lykke Li Silver Springs
Chet Baker Funny Valentine
Bjork (f. Antony Hegerty) Dull Flame of Desire
RNDM Modern Times
Dinosaur Jr. Don’t Pretend You Didn’t Know
David Bowie All The Young Dudes (Live)
Sonny Rollins St. Thomas 


City of Night playlist – KCSN – August 25, 2012

City of Night Playlist for Saturday August 25, 2012

Artist Title
Iggy Pop I’m a Conservative
Hello Echo Coffee Cups
The Cactus Channel Level Up
Oren Lyons Sofia
Ultravox Dancing With Tears In My Eyes
The See Lights/Storytelling
Caviare Days The Lucky Ones
Jim Carroll Band Wicked Gravity
Two Door Cinema Club Sleep Alone
Aaron Embry So I Turn
Frankie Goes To Hollywood Don’t Lose What’s Left…
Taken By Trees Dreams
Billie Holiday Don’t Explain (first version)
Battleme Hey Hey, My My
Neil Young Helpless (unplugged)

Neil Armstrong Tribute
Radiohead Sail to the Moon
Big Black Delta Dreary Moon
Louis Armstrong Moon River
Two Gallants Halcyon Days
Eyes Lips Eyes Don’t Blow It
Cabaret Voltaire I Want You
Rolling Stones Monkey Man
Yeasayer Folk Hero Shtick
Lunic Hope
Simple Minds Waterfront
Ravonettes She Owns the Streets
Del Rios Just Across the Street
The Orb (f. Lee Scratch Perry) Golden Clouds

Ry Cooder Going to Tampa
Cream Politician
Fats Domino Jambalaya
Honey Honey LA River
Sleepmakeswaves …And So We Destroyed Everything
Stars Backlines
Thomas Dolby One of Our Submarines (Is Missing)
Black Moth Super Rainbow Window Smasher
Annie Automatic Timelapse
Twin Shadow Golden Light
TeePee Time Meant Nothing
John Lennon Well Well Well
Elvis Presley You’ll Never Walk Alone

City of Night playlist – KCSN – August 18, 2012

Playlist for Saturday August 18, 2012

Artist Title
Led Zeppelin No Quarter
Dum Dum Girls Lord Knows
Gang of Four To Hell With Poverty
Crocodiles Sunday Conversation No. 9
Pixies Velouria
Bonde do Role (f. Das Racist) Bang
Family of the Year Let’s Be Honest
The The Uncertain Smile (12”)
Diamond Rings I’m Just Me
Janice Joplin Summertime (Woodstock)
The Orwells Ancient Egypt
Koobas The First Cut is the Deepest
Johnny Cash w/ Fiona Apple Father and Son
Modest Mouse Blame It On the Tetons
Rolling Stones As Tears Go by

The Soft Pack Tallboys
Battleme Touch
B-Movie Nowhere Girl
Santana Soul Sacrifice (Woodstock)
So Many Wizards Lose Your Mind
Imelda May Tainted Love
Haim Forever
Toots & The Maytals Pressure Drop
The Who Pictures of Lily
Blancmange Living on the Ceiling
Ariel Pink Live it up
Grasscut Pieces
Sonic Youth Tunic

Lawrence Arabia Early Kneecapping
Jesus and Mary Chain Sometimes Always
Opposite Sex Panther Fight
English Beat Soul Salvation
Woody Herman and Tito Puente Cha Cha Chick
Amy Cook (f. Ben Kweller) Getting to You
Beatles Hey Bulldog
Lewis Pruitt Crazy Bullfrog
X I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts
Best Coast The Only Place
A Lull Not About It
Talking Heads Born Under Punches
Atlas Genius Trojans
Los Fulanos Hold On (Baby Hold Me)


City of Night podcast / playlist with JJAMZ Live – August 11, 2012 – KCSN

On this City of Night we are visited in-studio by the members of JJAMZ, who performed several songs from their debut album ‘Suicide Pact”. The entire interview and performance begins at the top of Hour 2 (Below). JJAMZ will be playing at the Federal Bar in North Hollywood on Tuesday August 14 (Presented by KCSN).  The all-star LA band will wrap up their tour with a performance at the Port of Los Angeles Lobsterfest September 15.

                                              Playlist for August 11, 2012

Artist Title
The XX Chained
Black Moth Super Rainbow Windshield Smasher
The Dead Weather The Difference Between Us
Willie Rodriguez Penthouse Mambo
Amanda Palmer Do It With a Rockstar
Tame Impala Five Seconds
New Order Regret
Black Flamingo Golden Girl
Sandy Nelson The Third Man Theme
Jens Lekman I Know What Love Isn’t
Lord Huron Time To Run
The Orb (f. Lee “Scratch” Perry) Golden Clouds
Bauhaus The Passion of Lovers
The Ventures The Bat


There was an audio hiccup on this file, which has now been fixed.


In-Studio Session

Live Performance Heartbeat
Live Performance Never Enough
Live Performance Suicide Pact
Live Performance LAX
The Doors Tell All The People
Bear In Heaven World of Freakout
Dinosaur Jr. Watch the Corners
Redd Kross One of the Good Ones
Elvis Costello Possession
Delicate Steve Wally Wilder
The Neighbourhood Baby Come Home

Earlimart 97 Heart Attack
Aaron Embry Moon of the Daylit Sky
Jim James & Calexico Goin’ To Acapulco
Bob Dylan One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
Jenny Lewis & Watson Twins Handle With Care
George Harrison Beware of Darkness
Frank Sinatra Something
Dead Can Dance Amnesia
Jovanatti Mi Fido Di Te
Big Scary Gladiator
Del-Vetts The Last time Around
Neil Diamond Solitary Man (Hot August Night)
Rolling Stones Shine a Light
Blind Willie Johnson Let Your Light Shine On Me
George Jones Hello Darlin’
Duke Ellington Afro Bossa

City of Night podcast / playlist and Mars Curiosity soundtrack – August 4, 2012 – KCSN

Playlist for Saturday August 4, 2012

*If you press play at 10:20 pm Pacific time on Sunday 8/5, the first 15 minutes of the show will be synchronized with the descent and landing of the Curiosity Mars Rover.

*UPDATE 8/7 – For those who pressed play at exactly 10:20 pm pst. on Sunday night, this is how the playback of the opening of Saturdays show synchronized with the NASA JPL radio chatter during the Curiosity Mars Rover landing. It could not have timed out better, it’s as if the music was created for this event. That was a fun experiment, thank you to all who participated and listened along with us!

Artist Title
Tomita Mars, The Bringer of War (Holst)
David Bowie Life On Mars?
Micachu and the Shades Low Dogg
Grizzly Bear Yet Again
Freelance Whales Locked out
The Cure Six Different Ways
Blondfire Where The Kids Are
Yeasayer Reagan’s Skeleton
Purity Ring Fireshrine
DJ Numark The Fever
Grasscut Pieces
Apollo 440 Love is Evil

Gliss A to B
Thenewno2 The Number
Bat For Lashes Daniel
School of Seven Bells Subterranean Homesick Alien
Austra Paranoid Android
Radiohead Planet Telex
Calexico Splitter
Gram Rabbit Wild Imagination
Dwight Yoakam Long Way To go
Honey Honey Angel of Death
Hank Williams Settin’ The Woods On Fire
Dum Dum Girls Lord Knows
Shadowbox Loveless Child

Louis Armstrong Black and Blue
Desaparecidos Backsell
2:54 Revolving
Stars Theory of Relativity
Chelsea Wolfe Way We Used To
JJAMZ Cleverly Disguised
Divine Fits Would That Not Be Nice
Poor Moon Holiday
Lykke Li Silver Springs
Jimi Hendrix House Burning Down
Kraftwerk Numbers / Computer World 2
Imelda May Road Runner
Walkmen Heartbreaker
Dark Time Sunshine Never Cry Wolfe

City of Night Podcast & Playlist – July 28, 2012 – KCSN

On this City of Night show we feature new music from Bat For Lashes, Girls Names, Two Gallants, Tame Impala, Cookbook, Brim Liski and many others. We also give a nod to some of the surprisingly cool music selections from the Olympic opening ceremony.

The playlist includes embedded audio of the broadcast. You can listen at your desk or on your mobile device directly from this page.

Have a happy week!

Playlist for Saturday July 28, 2012
Artist Title
Crystal Fighters I Love London
Zulu Winter We Should be Swimming
A Place To Bury Strangers Slide
Kitten Panic
The Kinks Mr. Churchill Says
Sleepmakeswaves To You They Were Birds…
Black Sabbath Planet Caravan
Bat For Lashes Laura
Princeton Grand Rapids (RAC Remix)
Girls Names A Troubled See
Io Echo When The Lilies Die
Leadbelly Grasshoppers In My Pillow
Two Gallants My Love Won’t Wait
O.M.D. Enola Gay
Helio Sequence October
Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX Running
Crypts Territories
Deleted Scenes English as a Second Language
Growlers Badlands
Buddy Holly Blue Days Black Nights
Wild Flag Electric Band
The Jam Going Underground
Brim Liski Supermassive
Brim Liski Things Were Different
Howlin’ Wolf Moanin’ At Midnight
Sarah Jaffe Mannequin Woman
Tame Impala Elephant
The Neighbourhood Sweater Weather
Cookbook Strange Brew
Maria Del Pilar High Heels
Purity Ring Lofticries
David Bowie Starman
Soso My Women, My Guitars
NO Big Waves
Gold Motel Your own Ghost
Dandy Warhols Alternative Power to the People
Beach House Other People
Pomegranates Sisters
Antony Landslide
Gardens & Villa Gypsie
MGMT Future Games
The Kinks Have a Cuppa Tea



City of Night playlist – July 21, 2012 – KCSN


Playlist for Saturday July 21, 2012

Hour 1
Artist Title  
Icky Blossoms Heat Lightning
Presets Youth in Trouble Club Nokia 9/13
So Many Wizards Los your Mind The Smell 8/18
My Morning Jacket Outta My System Wiltern 9/11-13
The XX Angels Fonda 7/23
Young Moon Emma Jane
Battleme Touch
Divine Fits Would That Not Be Nice
Eleni Mandell Desert Song
Shadowbox Loveless Child
The Drowning Men Lost In A Lulabye
King Tuff Swamp of Love The Echo 7/27
Twin Shadow Be Mine Tonight Glasshouse 8/25
Garu Numan Down In The Park (Live)  
Hour 2
Deep Purple Burn
Depeche Mode Get The Balance Right (Combination Mix)
Jesse Harris I Won’t Wait
Foxygen Teenage Alien Blues
Barry White Standing In The Shadows of Love
Pink Floyd Interstellar Overdrive
New Order Temptation Greek 10/7
Los Fulanos Blue Monday
Hour 3
Ponderosa Never Come Back
Cabaret Voltaire The Arm of the Lord
Xtc Melt The Guns
Xtc No Thugs In our House
Aimee Mann Charmer Wishire Ebell 10/13
Delta Spirit Tear it Up
Chelsea Light Moving Burroughs
Dinosaur Jr. Watch the Corners FYF 9/1
Bipolar Bear The Great Dispora
Haim Forever Fonda 7/23
Everest Give a Little Troub 7/24
JEFF The Brotherhood Sixpack
Hot Panda See You All Around
Micachu and the Shapes Never
Thelonious Monk/Coltrane Epistrophy
The Doors The Crystal Ship