Note: Off-season entry.
Again, I got to do another fill-in slot on-air at CKCU-FM 93.1. This time, it was for Kristal’s Method because Kristal (the host) could not make it back to Ottawa from Toronto. Plus, it was a Civic Holiday in Canada. It was the second time to host a radio show. I dunno if the one from CBC Radio 3 with Craig Norris counts because I talked through the phone and I didn’t use any equipments. I did co-host on Kristal’s Method on the day that the Polaris Music Prize unveiled their Long List. I would say that I have been on-air 4 times.
Here’s this new player to listen:
Here’s my playlist going by categories.
Fresh New Canadian Indie Tracks:
I Knew – Lightning Dust (Infinite Light)
Camilo (The Magician) – Said The Whale (Album: TBA)
Bubble Reputation – The Most Serene Republic (…And The Ever Expanding Universe)
A Nod to Rebekah Higgs’s Radio Show and General Canadian Indie Music:
Danse Danse Resolution – Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees (Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees)
Commes Des Enfants – Coeur de Pirate (Coeur de Pirate)
Neighbours Don’t Mind – Immaculate Machine (High on Jackson Hill)
Canadian Hip-Hop Set for Dennis Molnar, of Fundamentally Sound:
Do The Right Thing – Thunderheist (Thunderheist)
Real Estate – Cadence Weapon (Afterparty Babies)
Around This Town – Grand Analog (Calligrafiti)
Return of the Bgirl – Masia One (Palau: The Islands, Vol. 2)
Underrated Stars Song:
In Our Bedroom After The War – Stars (In Our Bedroom After War)
– If you think it is underrated, let me know by leaving a comment.
Shoutouts and Slight Complaining About This Canadian Band (Thanks to CBC Radio 3‘s Grant Lawrence):
Night Windows – The Weakerthans (Reunion Tour)
An Extra Song Played and Not Canadian:
Come Back to Me – Utada (This is the One)
Background Music During the Host Break:
Hips Don’t Lie (Instrumental Version) – Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean
Promiscuous (Instrumental Version) – Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland
Colors (Karaoke Version) – Utada Hikaru
Smile (Instrumental Version) – Lily Allen
Note: Promiscuous and Smile are a nod to Alyson Hau because she used play it on RTHK Radio 3’s Teen Time.
All I can say is thank you for making me the go-to guy when needing help, Kristal.
A New Shoe Added to My Collection
Even though, we’re counting down to the end of David Tennant’s run on Doctor Who, I decided to get one more Converse shoes. This time, it’s a blue Chuck Taylor All-Star. Tennant as the 10th Doctor brought on a “geek chic” in terms of fashion. It got me hooked to wearing Chucks but not with the colours he wears (red or white). I found out that filming for the Fifth Series of Doctor Who, the new companion is wearing Chucks and it’s blue. In a way, Doctor Who is still continuing on with whoever wear Converse shoes. Here’s the link via Flickr of my shoe collection, http://www.flickr.com/photos/lenny-wu/sets/72157621792408359/.
Finally, An Update for the Nintendo DSi
If anyone have not noticed on Facebook that I changed my profile picture. Finally, Nintendo released a firmware for the Nintendo DSi where you can upload a photo to Facebook. For awhile, I decided to not upload photos onto Facebook because of rumours about ownership and copyrights to the images being used. With the DSi, I’m just going to put photos, even though the quality is not like the usual digital cameras.
Here’s the link through Flickr on the photos I took from the DSi. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lenny-wu/sets/72157616932624621/.