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

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Music Night
Saturday, August 5th
Skip's place
Cast: Jay, Skip

1. Etienne de Crecy - Prix Choc
2. Byron The Aquarius - Aquarian Dream
3. FaltyDL - Some Jazz Shit
4. Steve Garrett - Slow Motion Surrender
5. Talking Heads - Born Under Punches
6. The Lyman Woodard Organization - Saturday Night Special
7. Fat Joe - Respect Mine
8. Mobb Deep - Nighttime Vultures (feat. Lex Diamonds)
9. Sadevillain - Hold On Vaughan
10. Elizabeth Shepherd - Circles (Alister Johnson Mix)
11. Kindred Spirits Ensemble - Naima
12. Norman Connors - The Creator Has A Master Plan
13. Jean Carn - My Love Don't Come Easy
14. Doug Carn - Naima
15. Slum Village - Raise It Up
16. Birdapres & McEnroe - Party People (remix)
17. Cal Tjader & Eddie Palmieri - Picadillo
18. Ray Barretto - Acid
19. Negrocan - Brasil Nago
20. Arthur Verocai - Bis
21. Dexter Gordon - Love For Sale
22. Count Basie & His Orchestra - Bundle O' Funk
23. Prince - 17 Days
24. The Roots - Distortion To Static (Ques Jim Mix)
25. DMX - Critical Condition
26. The Real Roxanne - Roxanne, Roxanne (feat. UTFO)
27. Prince - Xcogitate
28. David Axelrod - Tony Poem
29. Grant Green - We've Only Just Begun
30. Ryo Fukui - Autumn Leaves
31. Solange - Weary
32. Newban - Free Your Mind
33. Cormega - American Beauty
34. Da Grassroots - Drama (feat. Elemental)
35. Horace Silver - The Mama Suite Pt. 1 (Not Enough Mama)
36. Melvin Price - Voodoo Love Dance

Notes:
- first plays for Fat Joe, DMX, Grant Green and Melvin Price

Thought of the night:
"I wish I didn't do that bong hit." -Jay

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Music Night
Sunday, July 2nd
10:00 PM - 1:40 AM
Beau and Julia's place
Cast: Beau, Julia, Saira, Matt, Ron, Kristiina (and sometimes Angela)

* CANADA 150 ROUND *
1. The Courtneys - Silver Velvet
2. The Pursuit Of Happiness - I'm An Adult Now
3. Bryan Adams - Run To You
4. Alvvays - Archie, Marry Me
5. The Tragically Hip - At The Hundredth Meridian (Angela)
6. Lee Aaron - Metal Queen
7. Neil Young - Heart Of Gold (live)
* END ROUND *
8. Baby Huey & The Babysitters - Hard Times
9. HAIM - Falling
10. Lizzo - Phone
11. Bob Moses - Tearing Me Up
12. The Futureheads - Sun Goes Down
13. Herbie Hancock - Watermelon Man
* TV THEME SHOW ROUND *
14. Dolores Claman - Hockey Night In Canada
15. Stuart Copeland - The Equalizer
16. Stu Phillips - Knight Rider
17. Waylon Jennings - The Dukes Of Hazzard
18. Shandi Sinnamon - Charles In Charge (Angela)
19. Roger Whittaker - Patakkonen Tunnari
20. Kipp Lennon - Buck Rogers
* END ROUND *
* SHAME ROUND *
21. Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
22. Eight Seconds - Kiss You (When It's Dangerous)
23. Flo Rida - Club Can't Handle Me (feat. David Guetta)
24. Fifth Harmony - Worth It (feat. Kid Ink)
25. John Cougar - Jack & Diane (Angela)
26. Pete Parkkonen - Kohta Sataa
27. Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 
* END ROUND *
28. INXS - Need You Tonight
29. Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
30. Moloko - Fun For Me
31. Dreamcar - Kill For Candy
32. Belle and Sebastian - I Didn't See It Coming
33. The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love
34. Future Islands - Ran
35. Rough Trade - All Touch
36. Groove Armada - Superstylin'
37. Jimmy Reed - Baby What You Want Me To Do
38. MY BABY - Uprising
39. Santana - Soul Sacrifice (live at Woodstock)

Notes:
- first plays for Jimmy Reed, Rough Trade and Roger Whittaker

Quote of the night:
"They're leaving Timotei National Park." - Beau, re. the HAIM "Falling" video

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Music Night
Saturday, April 22nd
8:30 PM - 11:45 PM
J.F.'s place
Cast: Beau, J.D., J.F.

1. John Martyn - I'd Rather Be The Devil
2. Father John Misty - Pure Comedy
3. Frank Ocean - Super Rich Kids
4. Big Mama Thornton - Sheriff O.E. & Me (live)
5. Foxygen - San Francisco
6. Iron Age - Beyond The Wizard's Sleeve
7. Stetsasonic - It's In My Song
* LIVE ON VIDEO ROUND *
8. Deep Purple - No, No, No (Take 2)
9. The Cars - I'm In Touch With Your World
10. Future Islands - Seasons
* END ROUND *
11. The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running
12. Little Feat - Rocket In My Pocket
13. Sammi Smith - Saunders Ferry Lane
14. George Jones - Cup Of Loneliness
15. Billy Stewart - Summertime
* INSTRUMENTALS ROUND *
16. George Benson - Come Together
17. Don Drummond - Eastern Standard Time
18. Patrick Higgins - Aria: Goldberg Variations BWV 988
* END ROUND *
19. Dr. John - I've Been Hoodood
* R.I.P. ROUND *
20. Chuck Berry - You Can't Catch Me
21. Prince - Cream
22. A Tribe Called Quest - We Can Get Down
* END ROUND *
23. PartyNextDoor - High Hopes
24. Tinariwen - Tinde Final (feat. Lalla Badi)
25. The Julie Ruin - Just My Kind
26. Ivor Cutler - I Wore My Elbows
27. The National - Fake Empire

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Music Night
Saturday, April 15th
8:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Matt and Saira's place
Cast: Matt, Julia, Beau, Saira, AGP (special appearance: Amara)

1. Kendji Girac - Mon Univers (Amara)
2. Great Lake Swimmers - She Comes To Me In Dreams
3. King Creosote - Bluebell, Cockleshell, 1-2-3
4. United Future Organization - Doopsylalolic
5. PZK - Chuis Bo
6. The Avalanches - Because I'm Me
7. Blur - Beetlebum
8. PJ Harvey - The Wheel
9. Guilty Simpson - Reputation (feat. Apollo Brown)
10. Kendrick Lamar - Humble
11. Battles - The Yabba
12. Grandaddy - The Crystal Lake
13. Run The Jewels - Call Ticketron
14. Monie Love - Monie In The Middle
15. Sally - Thundamentals (feat. Mataya)
16. Destroyer - Kaputt
17. Eric Prydz - Call On Me (Julia switches with Matt)
* SHAME ROUND *
18. DJ Snake & Lil Jon - Turn Down For What (Matt)
19. Wham! - Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do) (Beau)
20. The Weeknd - I Feel It Coming (feat. Daft Punk) (Saira)
21. Rebecca Black - Starboy (AGP)
22. Vanessa Carlton - A Thousand Miles (Julia)
* END SHAME ROUND *
23. A Tribe Called Quest - Jazz (We've Got) Buggin' Out (Beau; Matt missed his turn)
24. Anderson .Paak - Come Down
25. Logic - Black Spiderman (feat. Damian Lemar Hudson)
26. Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down
27. Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl
28. Shaun Ryder - Close The Dam
29. Laura Mvula - Green Garden
30. Dee D. Jackson - Automatic Lover
* INTERNATIONAL ROUND *
31. Deichkind - Leider Geil
32. Bjork - Big Time Sensuality
33. The Stranglers - Skin Deep
34. Fettes Brot - Nordisch By Nature
35. Open Chan - Lock Your Luck
* END INTERNATIONAL ROUND *
* CHANGE IT UP A NOTCH ROUND *
36. Tom Brousseau - We Were Meant To Be Together
37. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way
38. Tone Loc - Loc'in On The Shaw
39. The Dead South - In Hell I'll Be In Good Company
40. Daft Punk - Harder Better Faster Stronger
* END CHANGE IT UP A NOTCH ROUND *
41. The Tragically Hip - When The Weight Comes Down
42. Feist - Pleasure
43. Sloan - On The Road Again/Transona Five
44. Missy Elliot - I'm Better (feat. Lamb)
45. Edan - Promised Land
46. The Super Friendz - 10 lbs.
47. Oddnesse - Somewhere Somehow
48. Low Cut Connie - Rio
49. Lizzo - Good As Hell
50. Dolly Parton - I Will Always Love You
* exit AGP *
51. The Breeders - Drivin' On 9
52. Frightened Rabbit - Get Out
53. Session Victim - Good Intentions
54. Jamiroquai - Cloud 9

Note:
- Amara (age 8) becomes the youngest person to play a song at a music night (although there have been requests by younger peeps)

Quotes of the night:

"This song is like infrastructure spending" and "This song sounds like one I'd hear outside Starbucks. And then I'd think, 'This is why I never go into Starbucks'." - Matt, who had a lot of thoughts about "A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carlton
"Matt only watches this video for the articles." - Beau, re. "Call On Me"
"Is that your shame papyrus?" - Julia, re. AGP
"We saw these guys at Lee's Palace. They exploded my sternum." - Matt, re. Battles

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Music Night
Saturday, March 18th
7:45 PM - 12:15 AM
Skip's place
Cast: Beau, Skip, Eric, Jay

1. The Soul Searchers - Blowout
2. Jerry Butler - Just Because I Really Love You
3. Manchild - Especially For you
4. Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - Angel Dust
5. Blue Sky Black Death & Jean Grae - Threats
6. Tim Maia - Nobody Can Live Forever
7. Leon Lowman - Bumpin' On Sunset
8. Lô Borges - Toda Essa Água
9. Desmond Dekker & The Aces - Intensified
10. Philip Budny - Eclipses
11. Sun Palace - Rude Movements
12. Mall Grab - Can't
13. The Horace Silver Quintet - Break City
14. Dizzy Gillespie & Machito - Calidoscopico
15. Donny Hathaway - The Ghetto (live)
16. Charles Williams - Trees and Grass and Things
17. Chuck Berry - Back In The U.S.A. (RIP)
18. David Axelrod - Ken Russell
19. Cat Stevens - Was Dog A Doughnut
20. Prince - Cindy C.
21. Fine Young Cannibals - Time Isn't Kind
22. Paul McCartney - Goodnight Tonight
23. David Bendeth - Feel The Real
24. Sade - Maureen
25. The Incredible Funk League - On & On (feat. Sadat X)
26. Full Circle - The Plot
27. Junei - Let's Ride
28. Scarface - On My Block
29. Tone-Lōc - Don't Get Close
30. Stone Alliance - Sweetie Pie
31. Bo Hansson - The Sun (Parallel or 90 Degrees)
32. Portishead - All Mine (live)
33. Darc Mind - Visions Of Blur
34. Saukrates - Rollin' (remix, feat. Masta Ace & O.C.)
35. 94 East - If You See Me
36. Kaytranada - Weight Off (feat. BadBadNotGood)
37. David Bowie - Win
38. Rotary Connection - I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun
39. Jax Transit Authority - Life Is A Miracle
40. Cobblestone Jazz - 5th Element
41. Galt MacDermot - Ripped Apart By Metal Explosions
42. Thirstin Howl III - Brooklyn Hard Rock Pt. 2 (feat. Unique London)
43. Black Sabbath - Planet Caravan
44. Gang Starr - Above The Clouds (feat. Inspectah Deck)

Notes:
- first plays for Cat Stevens, Scarface, Galt MacDermot, Rotary Connection & Tone-Lōc

Quote of the night:
"She's definitely the Phil Collins of jazz." - Jay. re. Sade