August 27, 2017 – Master Kicks and Singles



A peach of a show, featuring James’ and Clara-Swan’s musical selections for the end of a mad, mad August.

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Feat. Louis Armstrong, Harmonia Ensemble, Jerry Goldsmith, Chet Baker, Cab Calloway, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Mingus Big Band, Sexteto de la Constelacion de Colombia, Joni Void, Peaches, AC/DC, Mr. Something Something, Alaclair Ensemble, Zephram , Blood, Slow Down Molasses, Arto Lindsay & Melvin Gibbs, and Stefan Christoff & Nick Schofield

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August 20, 2017 – A Freekick Astray



James and Clara-Swan rummaged through their music collections and this is what they came up with. Dive right in!

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Feat. Jeffrey Lewis, Thumbscrew: Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara, Nicole Mitchell, Tidiani Koné & Orchestre Poly-Rythmo, Mark O’Leary / Ståle Storløkken / Stein Inge Braekhus, Mike Essoudry’s Mashed Potato Mashers, The New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra, Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra, Ensemble Dal Niente, Le fruit vert, Tanzania Albinism Collective, Japandroids, Perturbator, Saint Pepsi, Carpenter Brut, M|O|O|N, El Tigr3, and Nø Fåuxs and Millagram

August 13, 2017 – Dances in the Kick



James welcomes John Sturchio in studio for a New York minute, featuring soundtracks that have scored the days of our lives.

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Feat. Mort Garson, Glen Campbell (RIP), Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Farafina, Tom Collier, Luke Million, Ennio Morricone, Thomas Newman, They Might be Giants, Joe “Bean” Esposito, Christopher Tyng, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra & Joe Hisaishi, Annibale E I Cantori Moderni, Massive Attack, Master Musicians of Bukkake, Nightstop, Chicano Batman, Archaics, Chairs, Culture Club, A-Ha, Jimmy Cliff, Loup Garou, Rodriguez, A Tribe Called Red, Tanya Tagaq, and Skeletons

August 6, 2017 – Je Suis Kick



Just James and Clara-Swan spinning out on a Sunday in August

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Feat. Bill Orcutt, Michael Snow & Jesse Stewart, Lejsovka & Freund, Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’, Gringo Star, Klezmatics, NxWorries, Ella Fitzgerald, Los Folkloristas, Rusalnaia, Alder & Ash, The Microscopic Septet, Songhoy Blues, Iggy Pop, Mudhoney, The Dead C, Jesse James, Palberta, Alien Sex Fiend, Descendants, Hobo Lord, Trailer Camp, Grimes, and The Budos Band

July 30, 2017 – À St-Henri



Craig Sauvé gets my vote à St-Henri!

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Feat. Raymond Lévesque, Jean-Luc Ponty, Jefferson Airplane, Kviria Ensemble, Nir Felder, Virvum, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Laura Mikkola, Kids Eat Crayons, Hjaltalin, Howard Shore, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Do Make Say Think, Black Atlass, Minor Threat, Hank Wood And The Hammerheads, Coalesce, Animals As Leaders, Nicholas Nicholas, Rheya, and Japanese Breakfast

July 23, 2017 – Let The Music Play



Singer Takeyce – Ti brings some smooth R&B and more to this week’s episode.

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Feat. Mose Allison, Alice Coltrane, Only A Visitor, Cartoon Lizards, Takeyce-Ti, Aretha Franklin, Barry White, Bill Withers, Buika, Chaka Khan, India.Arie, Lauryn Hill, Fabrizio Cassol feat. Oumou Sangare, Moodring, X, Genetic Control, Maná, Marcia Griffiths, Michael Jackson, Nina Simone, Peter Tosh, and Taj Mahal.

July 16, 2017 – Aesthetics Of Freekickance



I’m just going to put this right here. You know what to do

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Feat. Bernie Martin, Les McCann & Eddie Harris, Prerecorded Histories – Swamp Wolf, Bob Marley & the Wailers, The Limiñanas, Baby Dee, Bad Uncle, The Unsettlers, Turlu Tursu, Amsterdam Klezmer Band, Kal, Jordi Rosen, The Necks, Anohni, Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou, Arthur Brown’s Kingdom Come, and Joni Void.