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What Planet Is This?! Show #84 (I think) + LONG-PLAY WEDNESDAY!

After seeing an amazing Béla Fleck and the Flecktones concert in Saskatoon last night, I wish I was doing a special on them. Alas, I have none of their albums at all, let alone any on record. That’s a shame, … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #79 (I think) + LONG-PLAY WEDNESDAY!

This past Sunday, I had the pleasure of seeing the incredible Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings; a Brooklyn-based soul/funk ensemble comprised of a bad-ass horn section, a tight-as-hell rhythm section, a soulful backup vocal section and one of the baddest … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #76 (I think)

May already, eh? Wait a minute… it’s the 4th of May! May the Fourth be with you. Now that I got that out of my system (well, I’ll probably have to continue to say it repeatedly throughout the day, but … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #74 (I think)

It’s Wednesday and that means I’ll be taking you home and across the universe tonight. Tune in tonight from 4:00 to 6:00 for selections from Easy Star All-Stars, Gene Harris, Oscar Peterson & Michel Legrand, Rheostatics, Man Man, Archie Shepp … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #71 (I think) + LONG-PLAY WEDNESDAY!

Long-play Wednesday, you say? Holy smokes! For those of you who have been listening to this show for a while, you already know that the last Tuesday of the month has always been Long-Play Day. Let me assure you that … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #66 (I think) LONG-PLAY TUESDAY!

Long-Play Tuesday already? Great Scott! I guess I’d better get into gear, then, and get this show spinning. There are a few old favourites that I’ve been craving lately – some of the good ol’ jazz variety, some old-school funk … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #58 (I think) LONG-PLAY TUESDAY!

What’s that? Special end-of-the-year two-hour vinyl show, you say? Tune in tonight at 7:00 PM all the way to 9:00 PM for some of the best music you’ll hear all winter season, including some long-time favourites, some great new finds, … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #55 (I think) LONG-PLAY TUESDAY!

As I look out, through the window this morning, I see those familiar huge, puffy flakes of snow. The sky is completely grey. The streets and cars are covered white, again. Yeah. It’s winter. Whether or not you like the … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #46 (I think) LONG-PLAY TUESDAY!

Alright! I look forward to the show every week, but ever since declaring the last Tuesday of every month Long-Play Tuesday, I’ve been very excited for this Tuesday! It’s all on vinyl tonight. The format of the show won’t be … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #45 (I think)

Yes lawd! Good god! I’ve got some good stuff for you again this week. There’s only an hour to play with but you are in imminent danger of some Jimmy Smith, Imelda May, Beck, Beirut, Sublime, Maceo Parker, Victor Wooten … Continue reading

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