June 10, 2018 – Su-kick-yaki

Here’s another mix of delightful sounds for your ever-inquisitive ear canals.

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Kyu Sakamoto, William Parker’s In Order To Survive, Mike Patton, Nicole Mitchell, Michael Snow & Jesse Stewart, Ute Lemper, John Mauceri, RIAS Sinfonietta, Kurt Weill, Micheline Coulombe Saint-Marcoux, Witch, Storsveit Nix Noltes, Deep Purple, The Stranglers, and Mi Ami


June 3, 2018 – Closer My God To Free

Just what do you expect from a musical variety show? Listen in to this one and tell us if we read your mind…

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Feat. Frank Zappa & The Mothers, Sarah Pagé & Robin Best, Mose Allison, Lepage/Lussier+ Quatuor Bozzini, Eugene Chadbourne & Warren Smith, Exuma, Ari Swan, Kee Avil, Bill Orcutt, Latex Honey Glove, Omerta, Ischemic, Mulatu Astatqé, Ex-Centric Sound System, Sarolta Zalatnay, The Submissives, The Bloodfire Posse, Treme Brass Band, Massive Attack, Alvarius B, Tokyo Jihen, and Mutamassik

May 27, 2018 – I’ve Got a Theory

A swift kick given by Clara-Swan and James, straight to your eardrums!

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Feat. The Puppini Sisters, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Coral De Ouro Preto, Hirut Bekele, Asha Bhosle/Lata Mangeshkar/Mahendra Kapoor/Kalyanji-Anandji, The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Fatoumata Diawara, Easy Star All Stars feat. Kristy Rock, Circuit des Yeux, Smokes, Sacral Nerves, the cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Circulus, Pascal Comelade, Tapacamino, Crass, The Red Krayola, Velvett Fogg, Devo, d’Animal, Buddy Holly, and Tiyiselani Vomaseve

May 20, 2018 – Free the Cheetah

James pilots us through the swirls and eddies of the musical oceanscape

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Feat. Church of the Cosmic Skull, Afrocubism, New York Ska Jazz Ensemble, Rhythm and Truth Brass Band, JD McPherson, Dave Edmunds, Allen Toussaint, The Coasters, The Big Game Hunters, The Monks, Mort Garson, Ike & Tina Turner & The Ikettes, Slow, Lafayette Afro Rock Band, The Cannibals, Cabaret Voltaire, Harari, Jefferson Starship, The Ed Palermo Big Band, Charles Mingus, Jelly Roll Morton, Nina Simone, Kermit Ruffins, and Yajyu Ohkoku

May 6, 2018 – Underground Kicks

Multi-talented broadcaster and musician Nick Schofield takes to the studio as guest host for this here musical journey!

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Feat. Elvis Presley, Leopoldo La Rosa, Djivan Gasparyan, Hukwe Ubi Zawose & Ensemble, African Head Charge, Humpback Whale, Bing & Ruth, Aldo Ciccolini / Erik Satie, Jacques Loussier, Miles Davis, Weather Report, Ensamble Polifónico Vallenato, La Tropa Vallenato, Elza Soares, Alex Chilton, Elvis Phương, 喜多郎 ‎(Kitaro), K. Leimer, Tom Rogerson and Brian Eno, Steve Reich, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Pauline Anna Strom, Gino Soccio, Jean-Michel Jarre, and Die Antwoord

April 29, 2018 – Some Kicks are Bigger Than Others

James makes a powerful solo intervention

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Feat. Deerhoof, Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble, Abana Ba Nasery, Six Mile Bridge, Alice Coltrane, The Blasters, Chain and the Gang, The Band, The Smiths, Patsy Cline, Cold Sweat, War, Tito Puente, Hector Lavoe, Ry Cooder, Rita Lee, Katri Helena, Gianni Morandi, Soclose, The Love Experiment, Dominique Fils-Aime, A Silver Mt. Zion, Le Matos, and Cathodic Brainwash (Réjean Beaucage et Jocelyne Gingras)

April 22, 2018 – Free Town Blues

Where does the inspiration come from for a show like this one? Who knows? Just let it slide down your ear canal for a little satisfaction

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Feat. Jeffrey Lewis, Harris Eisenstadt, Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen, Kid Koala & Martin Tétreault, Maryam Mursal, Kiran Ahluwalia, Marshall Allen, Matthew Shipp, Joe Morris, Shuggie Otis, Trio-Da-Kali & Kronos Quartet, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Kropotkins, Johnny Winter, and Prince