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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

2:01pm

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

2:03pm

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

2:06pm

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

2:10pm

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

2:13pm

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

2:17pm

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

2:20pm

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

2:24pm

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

2:27pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:34pm

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

2:38pm

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

2:43pm

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

2:47pm

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

2:51pm

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

2:54pm

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

2:58pm

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. 2010) N

3:03pm

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

3:06pm

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

3:11pm

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

3:16pm

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

3:20pm

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

3:24pm

JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound “to love someone (that don't love you)”
from Howl (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N  —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...

3:28pm

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

3:31pm

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

3:34pm

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


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