Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Clean Monday

Clean Monday. The Hub Radio Show for Monday February 23, 2015. View the completely pure playlist for 2-23-15 (CLICK HERE)

Title Fight, Elephant Fire, Diet Cig, Amen Dunes, decker, Bombadil and well

Clean Monday (Greek: Καθαρά Δευτέρα), also known as Pure Monday, Ash Monday, Monday of Lent or Green Monday, is the first day of the Eastern Orthodox Christian, Saint Thomas Christians of India and Eastern Catholic Great Lent. It is a movable feast that occurs at the beginning of the 7th week before Orthodox Easter Sunday.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Winter's Back Breaks

Winter's Back Breaks. The Hub Radio Show for Monday February 16, 2015. View the completely presidential playlist for 2-16-15 (CLICK HERE)

All We Are, Andy Shauf, Bjork, Broods, Carmen Rizzo, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith and then

Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Day) is a day in February or March, preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Waiting For the Next Big Thing

Waiting For the Next Big Thing. The Hub radio show for Monday February 9, 2015. View the completely monumental playlist for 2-9-15 (CLICK HERE)

Night Terrors of 1927, The Pass, Milo Greene, The Sidekicks, Guster and then

Social robots that understand human feelings, carry on conversations, even make jokes. Then travel to Haiti, where geologists investigate the 2010 earthquake not long after it struck for clues to how to better forecast future quakes.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day. The Hub Radio Show for Monday February 2, 2015. View the completely familiar playlist for 2-2-15 (CLICK HERE)

Bjork, Jose Gonzalez, Lord Huron, The Union Trade, Death Cab For Cutie and then...

  A day celebrated on February 2. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, then spring will come early; if it is sunny, the groundhog will supposedly see its shadow and retreat back into its burrow, and the winter weather will persist for six more weeks.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

EB: Let's Play Two

EB: Let's Play Two. The Hub Radio Show for Monday January 26, 2015. View the completely double playlist for 1-26-15 (CLICK HERE)

Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, The New Basement Tapes, Hozier, Elvis Perkins, The Dodos, Guster

Leo Durocher, the old player and manager who had famously groused, "Nice guys finish last," and was more noted for epithets than compliments, said, "Banks is the one nice guy who finished first — but he had the talent to go with it."

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Dream

Dream. The Hub Radio Show for Monday January 19, 2015. View the completely overcome playlist for 1-19-15 (CLICK HERE)

March with Guster, Dads, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, Andy Shauf, Drgn King and then...

Beginning with a reference to the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed millions of slaves in 1863, King observes that: "one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free". Toward the end of the speech, King departed from his prepared text for a partly improvised peroration on the theme "I have a dream", prompted by Mahalia Jackson's cry: "Tell them about the dream, Martin!"

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Good Hub

The Good Hub. The Hub Radio Show for Monday December 29, 2014. View the completely legible playlist for 12-29-14 (CLICK HERE)

Panda Bear, Deerhoof, St. Vincent, Damon Albarn, How To Dress Well, Perfume Genius

"People are attracted to lists because we live in an era of overstimulation, especially in terms of information," says David Wallechinsky, a co-author of the fabulous Book of Lists, first published in 1977 and followed by subsequent editions. "And lists help us in organizing what is otherwise overwhelming."