April 15, 2018 – April Kicking


Ah, yes, well, it’s spring you say? This is the closest thing you will get to a spring day today! Clara-Swan mixing it up solo!

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Feat. Rhythm Activism, Roland Kirk, Simone Forti, Cecil Taylor Quartet, Intercom, The Residents, Dokaka, Sun City Girls, Far Corner, Azalia Snai, Hardal, Ville Emard Blues Band, 椎名 林檎 (Shiina Ringo), and Essaie Pas

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April 8, 2018 – La Kick à Tibi


Clara-Swan avec invité, le député de Mercier Amir Khadir !

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Feat. Bruce Haack, Monks of Nechung Monastery, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, The Residents feat. Fred Frith, Cecil Taylor RIP, Robert Charlebois, Gilles Vigneault, Raôul Duguay, Beau Dommage, Genesis, Mercedes Sosa, La Negra Graciana, El Trio Silva, Mon Doux Saigneur, Mohsan Namjoo, Rachid Taha, Scrapper Blackwell, Googoosh, Alaclair Ensemble.

April 1, 2018 – Pity the Fool


Here we are at the beginning of April and mother nature takes us as the fool! No kidding around here, though. A warm selection of music from James and Clara-Swan to help keep the hope of spring alive!

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Feat. Baba Brinkman, Autorickshaw, Kid Koala, Colin Stetson & Mats Gustafsson, Parc X Trio, Tamara Filyavich, Port Juvee, Tigre Benvie, Metric, abstractRANDOM JAMILAH MALIKA & LOVeR SUN, Kiran Ahluwalia, Cold Lake Buzzards, Smokes, Yiddish Glory, A Tribe Called Quest, Toots & the Maytals, Seatbelts, Quinsin Nachoff, and Robin Gorn

March 25, 2018 – The Kicksters Have Left the Building



The Winter is dead! Long live the Spring! Solo notes on the spirit of the season to come

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Feat. Nutsak, Yma Sumac, Kenneth Kuo – 郭虔哲, Miyazawa Kazufumi, Arto Lindsay, Saicobab, Susana Harp, Banda Filarmonica CECAM, Cesar Delgado Martinez, Toubabou, Great Speckled Bird, Leela Gilday, Beirut, Ali Hassan Kuban, The Rembetika Hipsters, YlangYlang, Tony Conrad With Faust, and Zaki Ibrahim

March 18, 2018 – Kick-In-Hamm Palace



From the hidden corners of Clara-Swan’s mind comes an episode so full of mysteries, you won’t believe your ears! Click it to your ear drum

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Feat. Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Bell Orchestre, Bebo & Cigala, Bat Makumba, Sun Ra, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Peter Tosh, Rahul Mahadeo, Moose Terrific, Abbie Hoffman, Nico, Dead Oceans (Tom Rogerson & Brian Eno), and Didjibyte

March 11, 2018 – Kick Facing Sideways



Helping hands pulled this mix together, signed James and Clara-Swan

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Feat. Rita Lee, Spontaneous Music Ensemble, The Stooges, Mavis Staples, Tuxedomoon & Cult With No Name, Bill Orcutt, Spinal Tap, Bob & Doug MacKenzie, George Carlin, Black Jacks, Partner, Keiji Haino & SUMAC, (Swedish) Death Polka, Kavinsky, Atomic Raptor, Upper Wilds, Tetrix, and viñu-vinu

March 4, 2018 – Free65 Is My Number



And we’re back! Thanks for tuning in once again. The usual skullduggery courtesy of Clara-Swan with James on the ones and twos

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Feat. The Who, Jen Shyu, Satoko Fujii, Wadada Leo Smith, Natsuki Tamura, Ikue Mori, tUnE-yArDs, Black Poutine, Acid Washed, Bill Frisell, Neneh Cherry & The Thing, Muddy Waters, King Sunny Adé And His African Beats, Annette Brissett And The Taxi Gang, Los Donneños, Socalled, New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Back Porch Blues, and Muslimgauze