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A Dreary, Gloomy and Rainy Monday – S05E06

On-Air Studio Control Board
It was totally unexpected but I got to fill in on-air again. It’s funny how I was on-air for Friday, the end of the week and now hosting at the beginning of the new week. I was hoping to be co-hosting with Kristal on her show and weigh in my thoughts on F**ked Up winning the Polaris Music Prize for their album, The Chemistry of Common Life.
On the show, I got to mention in short detail that I will be going to Basia Bulat at The Black Sheep Inn on October 3, 2009. I’m trying to not write as much but listen to the show for anyone who missed it, as you will be surprised with the songs I played and as usual, the playlist is posted up.

Here’s the player for anyone who missed it live or want to listen again. Press play to listen.

Playlist for September 28, 2009:
My Thoughts on The 2009 Polaris Music Prize Winner
1. Magic Word – F**ked Up (The Chemistry of Common Life)

New and Current Canadian Indie Tunes
2. Gold Rush – Basia Bulat (Heart Of My Own – Coming out on Jan. 26, 2010)
3. Camilo (The Magician) – Said The Whale (The Magician – Single)
4. Destroyer – Young Galaxy (Invisible Republic)
5. Heavens to Purgatory – The Most Serene Republic (… And The Ever Expanding Universe)

New Non-Canadian Song to Play & A Nod to New York City
6. Empire State of Mind – Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys (The Blueprint 3)

Two of My Favorite Canadian Artists
7. My Moon My Man (Radio Edit) – Feist (My Moon My Man – EP)
8. The Night Starts Here – Stars (In Our Bedroom After The War)

80s Nostalgia – Thanks to Brian Leung at RTHK R2 Who Played It on His Fill-In Show
9. Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls
10. Duran Duran – Save A Prayer
Thank you Brian, for playing the Starz On 80s for 3 hours in the morning (my time).

Three Chinese Songs Dealing With Rain, Cloudy Day and Undercurrents.

Not going to post them up as I want to surprise listeners and possibly overseas listeners. Hint: A Faye Wong and Beyond songs were played.