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Spinitron - KDHX: Hip City Wed Dec 29th 2010

Hip City (Music)

Wed Dec 29th 2010 2.00pm–4.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


The Transatlantics “Tea Legs” from The Transatlantics (Freestyle freestylerecords.uk.com 2010N  —Outta Adelaide, Australia, a fine first effort...Buy it!


Speedometer “Lover and a Friend” from The Shakedown (Freestyle freestylerecords.uk.com 2010N  —UK act has been at it for a decade...Buy it!


Shawn Lee “Who Are You? (feat. Bing Ji Ling)” from sing a song CD (Ubiquity www.ubiquityrecords.com 2010N  —Top Ten fo sho...Buy it!


The Bamboos “You Ain't No Good” from 4 (Tru Thoughts 2010N  —Soon celebrating their 10th anniversary in Melbourne, this made the Hip City Top Ten...Buy it!


Peter Wolf “Watch Her Move” from Midnight Souvenirs (Verve 2010N  —One of my very favorite albums of the year, but not strictly Hip City material. I struggled with this omission...Buy it!


Deep Street Soul “Straighten Out (vocal version)” from Straighten Out (Freestyle freestylerecords.uk.com 2010N  —Another antipodean funk outfit from Melbourne...Buy it!


Bettye Lavette “Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad” from Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook CD ALBUM (Anti www.anti.com 2010N  —Dynomite collection of covers - reinterpreted by the rediscovered great...Buy it!


Fitz & the Tantrums “Breakin' the Chains of Love” from Pickin' Up the Pieces (Dangerbird www.dangerbirdrecords.com 2010N  —Near the top of the heap for all of 2010, can't wait to see if they bring it live (Duckroom 2/12/11)...Buy it!


Eli "Paperboy" Reed “Come and Get It” from Come And Get It CD ALBUM (CAPITOL 2010N  —Major label debut for the blue-eyed shouter...Buy it!


Cee-Lo Green “Forget You” from F**k You - Deluxe Single (Ekektra 2010N  —Clean single from Top Ten album The Lady Killer...Buy it!


Aloe Blacc “I Need A Dollar” from Good Things (Universal Music Domestic Rock/Urban 2010N  —Smash single from this Top Ten honoree...Buy it!


Big Pimp Jones “Jump Up, Turn Around, Popcorn!” from Hanging With Roscoe (Freestyle freestylerecords.uk.com 2010N  —B-side of single from the faux blacksploitation soundtrack "Jimmy Ruckus & The Five Fingers of Death"...Buy it!


The Apples “Howlin' With Fred” from Kings (Freestyle freestylerecords.uk.com 2010N  —Short but sweet album from these Israeli/British funksters. Made the Top Ten...Buy it!


Galactic “Cineramascope (with Trombone Shorty & Corey Henry)” from Ya-Ka-May CD ALBUM (Anti www.anti.com 2010N  —Definitely one of the Ten Best, an all encompassing snapshot of 2010 New Orleans music, featuring players of many permutations...Buy it!


Galactic “Double It f/ Big Freedia” from Ya-Ka-May CD ALBUM (Anti www.anti.com 2010N  —Features one of the premier "Sissy Boy" in the Big Easy...Buy it!


Janelle Monáe “Tightrope (feat. Big Boi)” from The ArchAndroid (Wondaland/Bad Boy 2010N  —One of the year's best. Looking forward to her touring with Prince in 2011...Buy it!


Kanye West “Good Friday (f/ Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean & Charlie Wilson)” from G.O.O.D. Fridays 09.10.10 (G.O.O.D. 2010N Buy it!


Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley “Distant Relatives” (Republic 2010N Buy it!


Erykah Badu “Turn Me Away (Get Munny)” from New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return of the Ankh (Motown 2010N  —Top Ten of 2010. A great return to form...Buy it!


Orgone “Doing Me Wrong” from Cali Fever CD (Ubiquity www.ubiquityrecords.com 2010N  —One of this super LA outfits 2010 releases. Featuring the uber-soulful vocals of a Hip City favoritie, Fanny Franklin...Buy it!


Mayer Hawthorne “No Strings (Prod by Classixx)” from Single (self 2013N  —No album in '10 but lots of great singles - and a tour stop in STL...Buy it!


The Roots “Walk Alone f/ Truck North, Porn & Dice Raw” from How I Got Over (Island Def Jam 2010N  —Just heard this album but a good one, on many Best of Lists...Buy it!


JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “to love someone (that don't love you)” from Howl (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013N  —Great cover of obscure Koldirons song by Hip City favorites...In the new year, JC will be doing the Stew one-man musical "Passing Strange" in Chicago with the Uptown Sound as his house band...Buy it!


Quantic Presents Flowering Inferno “Dog With A Rope” from Digi Single (Tru Thoughts 2010N  —Quantic continues to turn out wonderful music, still on the Latin tip...Buy it!


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “When I Come Home” from I Learned the Hard Way (Daptone 2010N  —Good effort that didn't make the Top Ten...Buy it!


Kings Go Forth “Don't Take My Shadow ( A Tom Moulton Remix)” from The Outsiders Are Back VINYL (Luaka Bop 2010N  —My #1 release of 2010. I played the hell out of it!! (April release helped)Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.