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House Blend Weekly Playlist – May 22, 2018

Every week, CKUA’s hosts submit their song for our weekly House Blend playlist – an exciting new release, a beloved classic or just an old personal favourite. We mix it all together to create a sonic concoction that’ll help kick

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House Blend Playlist – May 7, 2018

  The Playlist:   The Picks: Terry David Mulligan— Jann Arden, “The Long Goodbye” Such a personal song. The loss of Jann’s Father and the slow fade of her wonderful Mother. All of Jann’s thoughts, wishes and dreams in one

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House Blend Playlist – April 9, 2018

The Playlist The Picks   Terry David Mulligan— Richie Havens, “Follow “ I was so lucky to be in the right place at the right time. Late 66, early 67. Programmed with John Runge Canada’s first underground FM station. CKLG-FM

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House Blend Playlist – April 2, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— Michael Rault, “I’ll Be There” A single from ‘It’s A New Day Tonight’, out May 18, this how Rock ‘N’ Roll rolls, and rocks! Bob Chelmick— Thea Gilmore and Joan Baez, “Inch by Inch” A

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House Blend Playlist – March 26, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— Cat Clyde, “Running Water” Fearless singing and interesting and catchy arrangement. Short. And Sweet. Darcy Whiteside— Nefesh Mountain, “Oseh Shalom” Nefesh Mountain is a group that looks at bluegrass music from a Jewish perspective. Their

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House Blend Playlist – March 19, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— David Byrne, “Everybody’s Coming To My House “ When you been the ‘Talking Head’, what’s next is always of interest, so this is it, the single from Mr. Byrne’s brand new album- American Utopia. Orest

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House Blend Playlist – March 12, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— 3hattrio, “In Our Hands” A melodic, psychedelic, multilayered, cinematic piece. Amy van Keeken— Jennifer Castle, “Crying Shame” Hooray! Jennifer Castle is releasing a new record on May 18th!! Crying Shame is the first single from

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House Blend Weekly Playlist – March 5, 2018

The Playlist   Baba— Five Alarm Funk, “We Play the Funk” It is funky, and it features Bootsy Hayley Muir— Marlon Williams, “What’s Chasing You” This young artist from New Zealand is hitting some real throwback Roy Orbison vibes on

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House Blend Weekly Playlist – Feb. 20, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Orest Soltykevych— City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Gavin Sutherland, “David Fanshawe: Serenata: Mother & Child” David Fanshawe was an English composer and a passionate musicologist, who passed away in 2010. When he was in his

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House Blend Playlist: Feb. 12, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Bob Chelmick— Fred Astaire, “Cheek to Cheek” Since the early 1930’s (!), this Irving Berlin love song has been one of the highest forms of romantic expression. A smooth dance number that has Fred Astaire and

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House Blend Playlist – Feb. 5, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— Nightmares On Wax, “Tell My Vision” It is the beat, it is the depth and breath of the lyrics, and no nightmares here, just what’s real…. Orest Soltykevych— Nicholas McCarthy, “Frederic Chopin / Leopold Godowsky:

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House Blend Playlist – Jan. 29, 2018

The Playlist The Picks Baba— Ian Tyson, “You Should Have Known” Ian Tyson, a living legend, in our own times. Inspirational and authentic. Lisa Wilton— Asgeir, “Trust” The Icelandic singer’s swoon-worthy falsetto is the icing on the cake on this

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House Blend Playlist – Jan. 22, 2017

The Playlist The Picks Orest Soltykevych— Andrea Gonzalez Caballero, guitar, “Francesco Tarrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra)” Depicts the famous 11th century fortress and palace in the Spanish city of Granada. Lark Clark— The Georgia Fats, “Whiskey”

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House Blend Playlist – Jan.8, 2018

The Playlist  The Picks Amy van Keeken— King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard & Mild High Club, “Countdown” A smooth track from one of FIVE ALBUMS King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard wrote, recorded and released in 2017. That

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House Blend Playlist – Dec. 18, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Baba— Baraka Moon, “Julay Julay” You’ve probably heard some form of ‘Must Must’, it’s a Sufi chant, ‘Julay Julay’ is another form of the same. Songs of praise regarding the ecstasy of mystic from Sind, Pakistan

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House Blend Playlist – Dec. 11, 2017

The Playlist:   The Picks: Terry David Mulligan— Jackson Browne, “Late For the Sky” Where to begin? Pain. Feelings of loss and misgivings. Touches feelings and dark places none of us would want find ourselves feeling or being in. The

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House Blend Playlist – Dec. 4, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks: Lark Clark— La Santa Cecilia, “Nuestra Señora La Reina de Los Angeles” A passionate plea for those who are struggling in Los Angeles, the city of the angels, this song reveals, and revels in, the immense

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House Blend Playlist – Nov. 27, 2017

The Playlist: The Picks:   Lionel Rault— Gregg Allman, “Love Like Kerosene” The final album by Gregg Allman, who died in May, is a moving farewell statement à la twilight masterworks by Leonard Cohen and David Bowie. “I know I’m

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House Blend Playlist – Sept 25, 2017

Figure Walking - The Big Other

The Playlist: The Picks: Amy Van Keeken— Fake Palms – “Heaven Scent” Hooray!  Fake Palms have released their latest album Pure Mind.  Vocalist/guitarist Michael le Riche has said that he had been listening to a lot of 60s psych music and

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House Blend Playlist – Sept 18, 2017

House Blend Wildflower Blues

The Playlist:   Amy Van Keeken– Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton – “Wildflower Blues” Sweet groove and warm dreamy vocals on this title track from Be Good Tanyas co-founders Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton.  Kathryn Calder— Duke Ellington and Count Basie – “Battle Royale”

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