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From "Music And Your Mind: Listening With A New Consciousness," by Helen L. Bonny and Louis M. Savary

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Music Night #180
Saturday, August 31st
9:15 PM - 1:30 AM
Matt and Saira's place
Cast: Amara, Matt, Beau, Julia, Riaz, Saira

1. asdfmovie - The Muffin Song (feat. Schmoyoho)
2. fIREHOSE - Brave Captain
3. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
4. US3 - Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
5. Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
6. Black M - Dans mon délire
7. The Spice Girls - Wannabe
* exit Amara *
8. Peach Pit - Alrighty Aphrodite
9. Blue Rodeo - Diamond Mine
10. Taylor Swift - You Need To Calm Down
* CANCON ROUND *
11. The Sam Roberts Band - Twist The Knife
12. The Unseen Strangers - Church Street Blues
13. Mamals - Songbird
14. Ian & Sylvia - Windy Weather
15. The Payola$ - Eyes Of A Stranger
* END ROUND *
* CHANGE IT UP A NOTCH ROUND *
16. She Past Away - Kasvetli Kutlama
17. MHD - A Kele Nta
18. Nirvana - Stain
19. Playin' 4 The City - The Sun's Up
20. Viagra Boys - Sports
* END ROUND *
21. Killer Dwarfs - Driftin' Back
22. Michael Kiwanuka - Money (feat. Tom Misch)
23. The Jayhawks - Quiet Corners & Empty Spaces
24. The Hollies - Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
25. Panic! At The Disco - Girls/Girls/Boys
26. Bruce Springsteen - I'm Going' Down (live)
27. Tom Misch - It Runs Through Me (feat. De La Soul)
* SHORT SONGS ROUND *
28. Bad Religion - You Are (The Government)
29. Stompin' Tom Connors - T.T.C. Skidaddler
30. Tom Waits - Clang Boom Steam
31. The Vines - Highly Evolved
32. Dan Tyminski - Church Street Blues
* END ROUND *
33. PUP - Bloody Mary, Kate And Ashley
* SHAME ROUND *
34. Ini Kamoze - Here Comes The Hotstepper
35. Patrick Hernandez - Born To Be Alive
36. Level 42 - Lessons In Love
37. Jennifer Lopez - Ain't Your Mama
38. Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
* END ROUND *
39. The Dream Warriors - My Definition Of A Boombastic Jazz Style
40. Keren Swan - Bleue
41. Madonna - The Power Of Good-Bye
42. Kraak & Smaak - Stumble (feat. Parcels)
43. Tool - Prison Sex
44. Salt-N-Pepa - Push It
45. Tegan and Sara - Closer
46. The Outfield - Your Love
47. Tiggs Da Author - Georgia

Note:
- first plays for Bad Religion, Neneh Cherry, Blue Rodeo, Sam Roberts, Ian & Sylvia, The Payola$, The Hollies, Panic! At The Disco, Stompin' Tom Connors, The Vines, Jennifer Lopez, The Dream Warriors and Salt-N-Pepa

Quotes of the night (both by Matt):
"Look at that pile of trash. Nothing beats it."
"I felt feelings to this song." (re. "I Want To Know What Love Is")

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Music Night #179
Saturday, August 24th
8:15 PM - 12:45 AM
Skip's place
Cast: Beau, Skip

1. Bob James - Nautilus
2. Azymuth - Castelo (Version 2)
3. Esther Morrow - Chains Of Love
4. Lenny White - Universal Love
5. Stereolab - Pack Yr. Romantic Mind
6. Herbie Hancock - Actual Proof
7. The Beastie Boys - Ch-Check It Out (live)
8. Marcos Valle - Olha Quem Ta Chegando
9. Koffee - Toast
10. Jackie Mittoo - Champion Of The Arena
11. The Gospel Flames - Lord You Know I Feel The Spirit
12. Bill Doggett - Honky Tonk
* EPIC ROUND *
13. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - East/West (13:10)
14. Miles Davis - Miles Runs The Voodoo Down (14:04)
* END ROUND *
15. Showbiz & A.G. - Next Level (Nyte Time Mix)
16. Arcee - Super Educated (45 Mix feat. Fat Ski)
17. Jackie Moore - At The Top Of The Hill
18. Patrice Rushen - Givin' It Up Is Givin' Up
19. Portishead - Mysterions
20. Bob James - Rain
21. Yaz - Don't Go
22. Yesterday's New Quintet - Heaven Must Be Like This
23. BLKKATHY - Dem Bones
24. Aura Safari - Sahara
25. The Clash - The Cool Out
26. David Axelrod - Threnody For A Brother
27. Link Wray - La De Da
28. Erykah Badu - Tempted
29. TLC - Switch
30. Blu & Exile - No Greater Love
31. Luscious Jackson - Naked Eye
32. Mac Miller - Dang! (feat. Anderson .Paak)
33. Black Sabbath - Supernaut
34. The Clifford Jordan Quartet - Prayer To The People
35. Helado Negro - Running
36. Marvin Gaye - I'd Give My Life For You (SalaAM ReMi LP Mix)
37. Lee Perry - 300 Years At The Grass Roots
38. Anderson .Paak - Make It Better (feat. Smokey Robinson)
39. The B-52s - Dirty Back Road
40. Andy Bey - A Place Where Love Is

Notes:
- first plays for Bill Doggett, Showbiz & A.G., Luscious Jackson and Mac Miller

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Music Night #178
Saturday, June 22nd
9:00 PM - 2:15 AM
J.F.'s place
Cast: Kristiina, J.F., J.D., Beau, Ron (with appearances by Tanis and Mack)

* CHEESE ROUND *
1. Prince - Breakfast Can Wait
2. The Cars - I'm In Touch With Your World
3. Clive Kennedy - New York City Pretty
4. The Bangles - Eternal Flame
5. Europe - The Final Countdown
* END ROUND *
6. Jaakko Laitinen & Vaara Raha - Saippuakupla
7. Lil Nas X - Old Town Road (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus) (Mack)
8. The Weakerthans - Left and Leaving (Tanis)
9. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Rattlesnake
10. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won't Do)
11. Troyka - Burning Of The Witch
12. Frank Zappa - The Gumbo Variations
13. Slade - Mama Weer All Crazy Now
14. IceJJFish - On The Floor (Mack)
15. Amy Shark - Adore (Tanis)
16. The Everly Brothers - Love Is Strange
17. Tito Puente - Titoro
18. Dr. John - Right Place Wrong Time
19. Burton Cummings - Never Had A Lady Before
20. Litku Klemetti - Vöt on unta varten
21. Mulatu Astatke - Yekermo Sew
22. The Slickers - Johnny Too Bad
23. The Courtneys - Silver Velvet
24. The Beths - Whatever
* exit J.D. *
25. Cleaning Women - Phase
26. Mac Rebennack (aka Dr. John) - Storm Warning
27. Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
28. Rival Consoles - Untravel
29. Indeep - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
30. Joni Mitchell - Edith And The Kingpin
31. The Chemical Brothers - Got To Keep On
32. Emilia - Satan In Love
33. Burton Cummings - Stand Tall
34. Failure - Heliotropic
* CHANGE IT UP A NOTCH ROUND *
35. Willie Nelson - The Time Of The Preacher
36. The Pixies - Head On
37. Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart
38. The Lemonheads - Round Here
* END ROUND *
39. Liz Phair - Fuck And Run
40. Snail Mail - Pristine
41. Clip From "The Apple" - Speed
42. Thelonious Monk - Just One Way (To Say I Love You)
43. J.J. Cale - Ride Me High (Joakim edit)
44. Amanaz - History Of Man

Notes:
- first play for Burton Cummings (solo)

Quote of the night:
"It's gonna punch your ears." - Mack, re. "On The Floor"

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Music Night #177
Saturday, June 8th
8:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Matt and Saira's place
Cast: Amara, Skip, AGP, Riaz, Angela, Beau, Julia, Matt, Jill, Ed, Saira

1. Shittyfluted - Take On Me
2. Durand Jones & The Indications - Circles
3. Kamasi Washington - Street Fighter Mas
4. Jason Collett - Almost Summer
5. Postmodern Jukebox & Puddles Pity Party - Royals
6. Missy Elliot - The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
7. k.d. lang - Constant Craving
8. Foo Fighters - Weenie Beenie
9. Dan Mangan - Troubled Mind
10. Kolshik - Leningrad
11. Tuxedo - Shy (feat. Zapp)
12. Tiffany Haddish - Not Evil
* exit Amara, Angela retires from play *
13. Bran Van 3000 - Astounded
14. The Avalanches - Subways
15. Siousxie & The Banshees - The Passenger
16. Sheila E - The Glamorous Life (live)
17. Madonna - Dress You Up (live)
18. Hannah Georgas - Enemies
19. Thundercat - Show You The Way (feat. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins)
20. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
21. Breakbot - My Toy
22. Ned Doheny - To Prove My Love (vocal version)
23. Karen O & Danger Mouse - Redeemer
24. Whitehorse - Strike Me Down
* CHANGE IT UP A NOTCH ROUND *
25. Miracle Legion - All For The Best
26. Sir Mix-A-Lot - Iron Man
27. Lenny Kravitz - It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over
28. The Pharcyde - Soul Flower (remix)
29. Hank Williams Jr. III - 7 Months, 39 Days
30. L'Imperatrice - Erreur 404 (live)
31. Aretha Franklin - The House That Jack Built
32. Sly and Robbie - Boops (Here To Go)
33. Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit - If We Were Vampires
* END ROUND *
34. Mel & Kim - Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)
35. Robyn - Honey
36. PUP - Kids
* SHAME ROUND *
37. Lizzo - Tempo (feat. Missy Elliot)
38. Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun
39. Lil Nas X - Old Town Road (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus)
40. Drake - Headlines
41. Greta Van Fleet - When The Curtain Falls
42. Roxette - Listen To Your Heart
43. Tal Bachman - She's So High
44. Lee Ann Womack - I Hope You Dance
45. Dillon Francis - Catchy Song (This Song's Gonna Get Stuck Inside Your Head) (feat. T-Pain & That Girl Lay Lay)
* END ROUND *
* exit Riaz *
46. The Growlers - City Club
47. Steve Vai - The Boy/Girl Song
48. Bill Withers - I'm Her Daddy
* COVERS ROUND *
49. LORE - Everybody Loves The Sunshine
50. Ween - Enter Sandman (live)
* exit AGP *
51. Lynn Tait & The Jets - To Sir With Love
52. Belinda Carlisle - Band Of Gold
53. The Travelin' McCourys - Let Her Go
54. Dinosaur Jr. - Just Like Heaven
55. Bootsauce - Everyone's A Winner
56. Parcels - Every Night
* END ROUND *
* SHORT SONGS ROUND *
57. James Poyser - Au Natural
58. TLC - Intro-Lude (feat. Phife Dawg)
59. Le Tigre - Les and Ray
60. The Beatles - Do You Want To Know A Secret
61. DADABOTS - Bot Prownies
62. Guns N' Roses - My World
63. Rose Murphy - Busy Line

Notes:
- first plays for Kamasi Washington, k.d. lang, Thomas Dolby, Drake, Bootsauce & Steve Vai
- largest-ever music night in terms of participants (not including #100)

Quotes of the night:
"I'm not smart enough to call a round." - Matt
"I heard this song in Shoppers Drug Mart this morning." - Beau (re. "She's So High")
"I'm gonna ruin your night." - Julia (re. "I Hope You Dance")

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Music Night #176
Saturday, May 25th
8:15 PM - 1:00 AM
Aaron's place
Cast: Jay, Skip, Beau, Aaron

1. Juan Pablo Torres & Grupo Algo Nuevo - Malaguena
2. Placebo - Only Nineteen
3. Pete Rock & CL Smooth - The Basement
4. The Meters - Do The Dirt
5. Juan Pablo Torres - El Manisero
6. Dom Um Romao - Telefone
7. Latinaires Orchestra - Roasted Or Fried
8. Yussef Kamaal - Yo Chavez
9. Random Havana Street Band - Aquarela do Brazil
10. Bobbie Gentry - Rainmaker
11. Mercury Rev - Big Boss Man (feat. Hope Sandoval)
12. Calexico - Gypsy's Curse
13. Amy Winehouse - Valerie ('68 version)
* FILM SCORES ROUND *
14. Lalo Schifrin - The Human Fly
15. Alexandre Desplat - The Rendez-vous
16. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra - Main Title and Anatomy Of A Murder
17. Mychael Danna - It's A Process
* END ROUND *
18. Patrice Rushen - Stepping Stones
19. Saint Etienne - Junk The Morgue
20. Four Tet - Two Thousand and Seventeen
* RAP ROUND *
21. LL Cool J - Get Down
22. Maestro Fresh Wes - Fine Tune Da Mic (feat. Showbiz)
23. The Beatnuts - World's Famous
24. Digable Planets - The May 4th Movement Starring Doodlebug
* END ROUND *
25. Quasimoto - Bus Ride
26. Black Ivory - Wishful Thinking
* CHANGE IT UP A NOTCH ROUND *
27. Omni Music - Voice Jam
28. Gary Boyle - Grumble
29. Danny Breaks - Mars To Jupiter
30. Antonio Adolfo - Paraiba do Sul
* END ROUND *
31. The Courtneys - 90210
32. Roberto Fonseca - Gwana Stop
33. Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - Angola, Louisiana
34. William S. Fischer - Gurea Da
35. Led Zeppelin - Communication Breakdown
36. Fela Kuti & Ginger Baker - Ye Ye De Smell (edit)
37. Tiger Okoshi - Rooster
38. Dam-Funk - On Code
39. The Everly Brothers - Green River
40. Eric Clapton - Willie And The Hand Jive
41. Cerritos Jazz-Rock Ensemble - Come Together
42. David Axelrod - A Little Girl Lost
43. Jan Hammer Group - Don't You Know
44. Khruangbin - Como Me Quieres
45. Makaya McCraven - Black Lion
46. Eugene McDaniels - Headless Heroes
47. Ramsey Lewis - Sun Goddess
48. John Hassell - Northline

Notes:
- first plays for LL Cool J, Dam-Funk and Yussef Kamaal
- "Sun Goddess": 8000th song in Music Night history

Quote of the night:
"This song is gonna put you in some kind of beta state." - Aaron, re. "Northline"