Sunday, April 27, 2003

Shows cover more than rock 'n' roll

Show title: Blues Breakfast

Format: New and classic blues

When: 8-9 a.m. Sunday

Host Barb Abney mixes it up, with old-school bluesmen like Big Bill Broonzy, John Lee Hooker and Memphis Slim mixed with Brit blues-rockers Savoy Brown, modern blueswoman Shemekia Copeland (daughter of the late bluesman Johnny Copeland) and one of the new-wave blues-rock bands, the Soledad Brothers.

Recent playlist:

Soledad Brothers, "Stand Up"

Big Bill Broonzy, "Mule Ridin' Blues"

Shemekia Copeland, "When A Woman's Had Enough"

Sonny Landreth, "The Road We're On"

John Mooney, "All I Want"

John Lee Hooker and Charlie

Musselwhite, "Rockin' Chair"

Deborah Coleman, "Brick"

Joe Louis Walker, "Love Like Blood"

Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon, "Beer Drinking Woman"

Roomful of Blues, "That's Right"

Savoy Brown, "Strange Dream"

Kinsey Report, "Good Mornin'


Dmitri Resnick, "Learnin' My Lessons The Hard Way"

Bam Bam Project, "Voodoo Love"

Sue Foley, "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is"


Show title: Futureworld

Format: Indie, underground, electronica, rare and deep album cuts

Matt Shiv
When: midnight-5 a.m. weeknights

Host Matt Shiv's overnight show is a throwback to the days of free-form FM. He goes wherever his ears lead, from album cuts to curiosities like Rob Zombie's cover of "Brick House" (with help from the Commodore himself, Lionel Richie) and even to the hip-hop of Ms. Dynamite.

Recent playlist:

Pete Yorn, "Crystal Village," "Long Way Down," "Turn Of The Century"

Caesars, "Jerk It Out"

Radiohead, "There There"

Turin Brakes, "Pain Killer (Summer Rain)"

Spymob, "It Gets Me Going"

Production Club featuring Tanya Donnelly, "Devil's Kiss"

White Stripes, "Ball And Biscuit," "There's No Home For You Here," "Black Math"

Arab Strap, "The Shy Retirer"

Adult, "Glue Your Eyelids Together"

Fiction Plane, "Everything Will Never Be O.K."

The Pieces, "The Wait"

Ms. Dynamite, "It Takes More"

Rob Zombie featuring Lionel Richie & Trina, "Brick House 2003"

They Walk in Line, "This Is Life"

Caviar, "10% November"

Tommy Guerrero featuring Gresham Taylor, "It Gets Heavy"

Blue Man Group featuring Venus Hum, "I Feel Love"

Goldfrapp, "Train"

Marilyn Manson, "mOBSCENE"

Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, "I Never Thought I Could Feel This Way For A Boy"


Show title: Dreadloxx

Format: A full hour of reggae and ska

When: 11 a.m. Sunday

It's the usual eclectic 97X approach, as host Barb Abney gives props to the old school (e.g., Heptones), while keeping things current with Aswad, and getting alternative with Bad Brains and the Easy Star All Stars' cover of Pink Floyd's "Time."

Recent playlist:

Lehbanchulen, "Choose Life"

Heptones, "Crystal Blue Persuasion"

Yellowman, "Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt"

Folkes Brothers, "Oh Carolina"

Aswad, "Tradition"

Calton Coffie, "Everything Is Everything"

Shabba Ranks, "Where Does Slackness Come From"

Junior Ross, "Babylon Fall"

Beres Hammond, "Can't Get Enough"

Easy Star All Stars, "Time"

Bad Brains, "I And I Survive"

Wailing Souls, "Tension"

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