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DJ Barbarella

Wednesday 6PM-8PM

Adventure E/O week w/DJ Barbarella! Explore music from around the world, PLUS highlights on the local Portland scene, interviews with local musicians + SO MUCH MORE. 

All your faves plus that new new you crave. So get in n' buckle up for this flying saucer safari adventure!

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  • May 17, 2022

    Substitute DJ: Noah Fence

    • Los Bitchos "Try the Circle!" [Let the Festivities Begin!]
    • Throwing Muses "The River" [House Tornado]
    • Oh-Ok "Elaine's Song" [The Complete]
    • Shopping "Time Wasted" [Why Choose]
    • The Slits "Babylon" [Trapped Animal]
    • Grace Jones "Breakdown" [Warm Leatherette]
    • Devil's Dykes "Plastic Flowers" [Make More Noise! Women In Independent Music UK 1977-1987]
    • Inflatable Boy Clams "I'm Sorry" [Inflatable Boy Clams]
    • Suburban Lawns "Gidget Goes To Hell" [Gidget Goes To Hell / My Boyfriend (7" single)]
    • Plastics "GOOD" [ORIGATO PLASTICO]
    • Yuvees "ODE TO THE NON-PERSON" [HUMAN DANCE]
    • Clear History "The Mall" [bad advice good people]
    • Huggy Bear "Pansy Twist" [Taking The Rough With The Smooch]
    • Sauna Youth "Future Tense" [Distractions]
    • Melenas "Osa Polar" [Osa Polar]
    • The Feelies "Dancing Barefoot" [Uncovered]
    • Dummy "Tapestry Distortion" [Mandatory Enjoyment]
    • Vital Idles "Rising Damp" [Left Hand]
    • Get Smart! "Painted Floor" [Oh Yeah No]
    • Dry Cleaning "Viking Hair" [Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks]
    • Pylon "Springtime" [Chain]
    • The Dance "Stay Down" [Soul Force]
    • Bush Tetras "Moonlite" [Rhythm and Paranoia: The Best of Bush Tetras]
    • Sweeping Promises "Upright" [Hunger for a Way Out]
    • Lithics "African Mask" [Borrowed Floors]
    • Horsegirl "Billy" [Billy]
    • Death Valley Girls "The Universe" [Under the Spell of Joy]
    • Black Tambourine "By Tomorrow" [Black Tambourine]
    • Patti Smith "Radio Ethiopia" [Radio Ethiopia]
    • Los Bitchos "Tripping Party" [Tripping Party / FFF (Cassette Single)]
  • April 20, 2022

    Chat w/Half Shadow

    • The Fur Coats "Real Love" [Mirror Gazing]
    • Vivien Goldman "Next Is Now" [Next Is Now]
    • Exploded View "One Too Many" [Exploded View]
    • Half Shadow "A Full Day Spent (Between the Worlds)" [At Home With My Candles]
    • Dear Nora "Antidote for Mindlessness" [Skulls Example]
    • Mount Eerie "No Inside, No Out" [No Flashlight]
    • Mega Bog "Adorable" [Life, and Another]
    • John Lennon "Song for John (Bonus Track)" [Unfinished Music No. 2: Life With The Lions]
    • Itasca "Only a Traveler" [Spring]
    • Indira Valey "Haci Te Vas" [Yemas]
    • Diane Cluck "A Phoenix & Doves" [Countless Times]
    • Half Shadow "The Very Eye of Night" [At Home With My Candles]
    • The Velvet Underground "Venus In Furs" [The Velvet Underground & Nico 45th Anniversary]
    • Brigitte Fontaine "Le goudron" [Comme à la radio]
    • Jenny Hval "That Battle Is Over" [Apocalypse, girl]
    • Sun Ra "Somebody Else's World - a.k.a. Somebody Else's Idea" [My Brother the Wind, Vol. 2]
    • Little Wings "Come Fall - Re-Issue" [Black Grass]
    • Half Shadow "In My Room (A Creature Approaches)" [At Home With My Candles]
  • April 06, 2022

    Interview w/ Penny Wishes

    • April 06, 2022

      Chat w/ Penny Wishes

      • Penny Wishes "Summer Strange" [Summer Strange]
      • Wire "The 15th - 2006 Remastered Version" [154]
      • Guided By Voices "Dodging Invisible Rays" [Tigerbomb]
      • The Chills "Pink Frost" [Kaleidoscope World]
      • DEVO "Wiggly World" [Duty Now for the Future]
      • Killing Joke "Multitudes - 2007 Digital Remaster" [Night Time]
      • Penny Wishes "Bomb" [Penny Wishes]
      • Esperanza Spalding "Unconditional Love" [Emily’s D+Evolution]
      • Twingle "Code of Flowers" [Not on album]
      • Crumb "Thirty-Nine" [Locket]
      • Johnny "Guitar" Watson "Superman Lover" [Ain't That A Bitch]
      • The Brand New Heavies "Never Stop" [The Brand New Heavies]
      • The B-52's "Roam" [Cosmic Thing]
      • Penny Wishes "Modern Waste" [Modern Waste]
      • Drooler "Hallelujah" [Red]
      • Quasi "It's Hard to Turn Me On" [Featuring "Birds"]
      • Half Shadow "Moonless (Unmoored)" [At Home With My Candles]
      • The Heads "Punk Lolita" [No Talking Just Head]
      • Little Dragon "Constant Surprises" [Little Dragon]
      • NEW INJURIES "BO ROUNDS" [9]
      • Vonnie Kyle "Say You're Alone" [Imperfect Parts]
    • December 29, 2021

      Chat w/ Strange & The Familiars

      • Strange and the Familiars "Agent Strange" [Strange World]
      • Laurie Anderson "Big Science" [Big Science]
      • Strange and the Familiars "This Is a Test" [Strange World]
      • Vonnie Kyle "Imperfect Parts" [Imperfect Parts]
      • Nina Simone "I Want a Little Sugar In My Bowl" [Nina Simone Sings The Blues (Expanded Edition)]
      • Tom Waits "Gun Street Girl" [Rain Dogs]
      • Liz Phair "Mesmerizing - Remastered" [Exile In Guyville]
      • Paloma Faith "Upside Down" [Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful?]
      • Mirah "Words Cannot Describe" [You Think It's Like This But Really It's Like This]
      • Prince "Raspberry Beret" [Around The World In A Day]
      • Strange and the Familiars "Meet the Nightmares" [Strange World]
      • Bright Raven "Temple" [Temple]
    • December 15, 2021

      Chat w/ PULSA

      • Pulsa "Sylvia" [Two Moons]
      • Martha Stax "Rock and Roll" [No Pop]
      • Reptaliens "666Bus" [FM-2030]
      • Pulsa "Meditation" [Two Moons]
      • Hailu Mergia "Anchin Kfu Ayinkash" [Wede Harer Guzo]
      • The Flying Burrito Brothers "Dark End Of The Street" [The Gilded Palace Of Sin]
      • Kim Jung Mi "Unknowingly" [Now]
      • Ahmed Malek "Autopsie d'un complot" [Musique originale de films (Habibi Funk 003)]
      • Shintaro Sakamoto "Don't Know What's Normal" [Don't Know What's Normal]
      • Sly & The Family Stone "Hot Fun in the Summertime" [Greatest Hits]
      • Schaus "Came Clear (Diet Doom Remix)" [IRL Play]
      • Saloli "Umbrellas" [The Deep End]
      • Tomahawk Mustang "Constantly Running" [Old, Rose Home]
      • Yellow Trash Can "Killer" [Killer]
      • Lota Leona "Pink Sun" [Pink Sun]
      • The Pretty Things "Bracelets Of Fingers" [S.F. Sorrow]
      • Slo Parker "Don't Go There" [Don't Go There]
      • Nuri Orman "Celcius" [Alone Time]
      • Pulsa "Endearing King Leary" [Two Moons]
    • December 01, 2021

      Chat w/ Simple Shapes

      • Sufjan Stevens "Chicago" [Illinois]
      • Radiohead "How to Disappear Completely" [Kid A]
      • Simple Shapes "Shorty McFly" [Shorty McFly]
      • Pinegrove "Unison" [Everything So Far]
      • Hard Yes "Council Crest" [Council Crest]
      • Remi Wolf "Liz" [Liz]
      • Men I Trust "Morse Code (feat. Odile & Geoffroy)" [Headroom]
      • Grandaddy "A.M. 180" [Under the Western Freeway]
      • Alex G "Snot" [Beach Music]
      • Hop Along "How Simple" [Bark Your Head Off, Dog]
      • Middle Kids "Edge of Town" [Lost Friends]
      • Ratboys "Elvis is in the Freezer" [GN]
      • Simple Shapes "NE Sandy - Demo" [NE Sandy (Demo)]
      • Big Thief "Animals" [Masterpiece]
      • Jay Som "Superbike" [Anak Ko]
      • Soccer Mommy "circle the drain" [color theory]
      • The Beths "I'm Not Getting Excited" [Jump Rope Gazers]
      • Forth Wanderers "Painting of Blue" [Tough Love]
      • Wilco "I'm Always in Love" [Summerteeth]
      • Better Oblivion Community Center "Dylan Thomas" [Better Oblivion Community Center]
      • Pavement "Gold Soundz" [Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain]
      • Ben Howard "Rivers In Your Mouth" [I Forget Where We Were]
      • Vonnie Kyle "Imperfect Parts" [Imperfect Parts]
      • J. Graves "Deathbed" [Deathbed]