January 6, 2019 – Universal Freebly

Starting off 2019 with a mighty mix of musical meanderings. Join the fun!

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Feat. Creedence Clearwater Revival, Aarktica, Master Musicians Of Bukkake, Simon Coté-Lapointe, Hiatus, René Lussier Quintette, Han-Earl Park, Catherine Sikora, Nick Didkovsky, Zavoloka, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Nicole Mitchell, Bilja Krotic & Bistrik Orchestra, Orkestar Kriminal, Bicicletas Por La Paz, Geinoh Yamashirogumi, Neneh Cherry & The Thing, The Fall, and Jäh Division

December 30, 2018 – Freekend Kick

Year-end roundup, cleaning off the (turn)tables and revisiting music that caught Clara-Swan’s attention in 2018. Wishing everyone a successful and Happy New Year!

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Feat. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Ensemble Supermusique, Jean-Nicolas Trottier Trio: Acid Bunny, Far Corner, Aasiva, Elisapie, Peggy Lee, Issam Rafea & Gao Hong, Arc Iris, Azalia Snail, YoshimiO / Susie Ibarra / Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Kronos Quartet, Laurie Anderson, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Jerusalem in my Heart, Hassan K, Kiran Ahluwalia, Bush Tetras, and Tony Allen & Jeff Mills

December 23, 2018 – Total FreeXick

With the Xpirits in the air, Stefan Christoff joins Clara-Swan for some last-minute vinyl spinning

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Feat. Vince Guaraldi Trio, Raymond Scott Quintette, Ryuichi Sakamoto, James Brown, Chef (Isaac Hayes), The World Provider, Beatrice Deer, Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou, Judee Sill, Damon Davis, H. de Heutz, Euphrates, Narcy, and Shinya Sugimoto & Jeremy Young with Julia Kent

December 16, 2018 – Concerto for Active Kicks

don’t be the last to arrive at a party, nor be the first to leave–above all, have fun and stay safe

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Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Party, Patty Waters, Far Corner, Red Mass, R. Carlos Nakai, Alice Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Ron Pates’ Debonaires (+ Fred Lane), Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica, Alan Hawkshaw & Brian Bennett, The Frank Znort Quartet, They Might Be Giants, and Prince

December 2, 2018 – Dorthaan’s Kick

a bit o’ this, a bit o’ that, something for every type of ear

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Feat. Sammy Davis Jr., Mickey Hart & Zakir Hussain, Toronto Tabla Ensemble, Hossam Ramzy, The Dead Kennedys, Rashaan Roland Kirk, Panorama Jazz Band, Yiddish Glory, Gordon Grdina’s The Marrow, Chandelle Rimmer & Tom Van Seters, Charlie Parker, The Plastic People Of The Universe, Léo Ferré, Renée Claude, Black Ox Orkestar, Marty Robbins, Willie Dixon, The Ink Spots with Ella Fitzgerald, Ry Cooder, The Sound Defects, Meat Beat Manifesto, and The Jackson 5

November 25, 2018 – Kick (I’m a Kick)

A scintillating aural journey ending with some musical edumacation for all y’all

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Feat. The Melodians–RIP Trevor McNaughton, Rufus Harley, Hermeto Pascoal & Big Band, Gilli Smyth, Slava Tsukerman, Brenda I. Hutchinson, Clive Smith, Isao Tomita, Fairuz, Esperanza Spalding, Fiona Apple, OOIOO, The Slits, Warsaw Village Band, Esma Redzepova, Goran Bregović, Gino Washington, Jorge Ben & Gilberto Gil, Jeffrey Lewis, Godz, The Fugs, David Peel & The Lower East Side, The Stooges, Richard Hell & The Voidoids, and The Pinker Tones