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What Planet Is This?! Show #104 (I think) + Tom Waits Birthday Special

One of the weirdest and most famous and yet very listenable musicians that you’ve never heard of, Tom Waits’ solo career dates back to the late sixties, when he started playing at night clubs, influenced by greats like Bob Dylan, … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #97 (I think)

Would you believe me if I said I typically spend at least one hour preparing each show? It usually takes me around an hour and a half, in fact. “Why does it take so long?” You might ask. Well, a … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #85 (I think)

Since I was out last week, I figured I’d step up my game for this week. I know I say stuff like that all the time, but all those other times I was full of crap. Read more at WhatPlanetRadio.wordpress.com.

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What Planet Is This?! Show #83 (I think)

I like to keep things nice and simple around here at What Planet Is This?!. That’s why tonight will have no surprises. We will not have any jazz, no folk, no popular music, no soul, no weird stuff, no new … 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 #75 (I think) + LONG-PLAY WEDNESDAY!

Remember when people listened to the radio? Well, people still turn on the radio, of course, but it’s a much different beast than it once was. The radio was the common person’s biggest or only connection to the outside world. … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #70 (I think)

Music is an ephemeral thing. Even if The Guess Who plays American Woman a total of 13,000 times, each of those times is special. It’s a moment in time that can never be replicated exactly. Even if James Brown famously … Continue reading

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What Planet Is This?! Show #67 (I think)

Good evening, life forms. This is your captain speaking. Tonight’s trip will involve a usual dose of grooviness, marked by high highs, brief lows and colours that can only be seen with your open mind, not by your easily-deceived eyes. … 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 #63 (I think) LONG-PLAY TUESDAY!

You know that feeling – when you get a new album – you hang on to it all the way home (or keep a watchful eye on it as you drive) from the record store. You finally get home, can’t … Continue reading

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