Playlist for Thursday 6 August 2020

STEPHEN STEINBRINK – Now you see everything

STEPHEN’S SHORE – Turn your head

STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS – Middle America

WIDOWSPEAK – Even true love

MIGHTY MIGHTY – The invention of love

REM – Second guessing

TERRIBLE SIGNAL – Half the person

THE SMITHS – Unloveable

LOST SHIPS – Half life

BAG O SHELLS – Markers

PAULIE CHASTAIN – Raining all day

THE SPRINGFIELDS – Reach for the stars

COOL SOUNDS – Nothing’s new

COOL SOUNDS – More to enjoy

COOL SOUNDS – Alive

FAYE WEBSTER – In a good way

THE LEMONHEADS – Rudderless

HANNAH BARBERAS – I can’t go outside

THE HOUSEMARTINS – Happy hour

RICK HROMADKA – Better days

PHIL WILSON – Better days

DANNY McDONALD – Cordyline

SNAIL MAIL – Pristine

JOSEF K – Revelation

COMMANDER COMMANDER – Waves

STEPHEN CUMMINGS – Speak with frankness

SKYTONE – Missing you

Playlist for Thursday 30 July 2020

JUDE SHUMA – San Francisco

THE LUCKSMITHS – The chapter in your life entitled San Francisco

MATH & PHYSICS CLUB – Coastal California, 1985

SECRET TOWNS – Jaguar night

NIGHT HERON – You seem to know

VANSIRE – Central time

NORMA TANEGA – Jubilation

LEAH SENIOR – Evergreen

LIBRARIANS WITH HICKEYS – Until there was you

CHAINSAW MASOCHIST – These walls

LEAF LIBRARY – Goodbye four walls

HONEYBUNCH – Walking into walls

LEWIS GOLDMARK – Twilighting

THE EARTHMEN – Figure 8

McCARTHY – Something wrong somewhere

BLUR – You’re so great

DUFFY (with Alex James) – Tempus fugit

LILAC TIME – In Iverna Gardens

BOB DYLAN – Positively 4th Street

FRENTE – Accidentally Kelly Street

THE WEATHER STATION – Shy women

BEACH BOYS – Caroline no

CAROLINE KNOW – Orphaned too

DICK DIVER – Leftovers

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – The only one

NORTHERN PORTRAIT – Life returns to normal

ELECTRONIC – Get the message

Playlist for Thursday 23 July 2020

LEWIS GOLDMARK – Twilighting

JOEL RILEY – The city and the city

GO-BETWEENS – Streets of your town

LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS – Charlotte Street

OCEAN PARTY – Norman Street

FELT – Christopher Street

THE MUTTON BIRDS – Dominion Road

WEEN – Joppa Road

THE CURE – Fascination Street

THE BEATLES – Blue Jay Way

THE BEATLES – Penny Lane

PAVEMENT – Shady Lane

ROLLING STONES – Route 66

BOB DYLAN – Highway 61 revisited

BILLY BRAGG – A13, trunk road to the sea

DOVES – M62 song

VAMPIRE WEEKEND – M79

LOU REED – Dirty Boulevard

SIMON & GARFUNKEL – 59th Street Bridge song

THE CLIENTELE – Carnival on 7th Street

LIBRARY SIESTA – Parramatta Road

EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL – Oxford Street

BEN WATT – North Marine Drive

SNOWY BAND – Coast Road

ZEBRAS – A day on Black Mountain Road

THE SUGARGLIDERS – Aloha Street

CAPTAIN COCOA – Bicycle thieves

THE RUTLES – Doubleback Alley

Playlist for Thursday 16 July 2020

WIDOWSPEAK – Plum

IVY – Wish you would

MILK TEDDY – Iron rose

GIRL OF THE WORLD – Circus

DUNCAN SAIGE – Thoughts of you without me

SKYTONE – Rolling stone

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD – Honey

ORANGE JUICE – Simply thrilled honey

JESUS & MARY CHAIN – Just like honey

JUNIPER SHELLEY – Boys! Boys! Boys! Boys! Boys!

JUNIPER SHELLEY – Best kept secret

JUNIPER SHELLEY – I don’t want to dream about you

DAYTIME FREQUENCY – Other people’s lives

14 ICED BEARS – Cut

WEEN – What Deaner was talking about

EVEN AS WE SPEAK – Stronger

THE ZEBRAS – Itching for a fight

LEMON TWIGS – Live in favour of tomorrow

FIELD MICE – Canada

THE KINKS – Australia

BIG STAR – The India song

MARVELINE – Another perfect day

JACK & ELIZA – Quarter past the hour

HARVEST MINISTERS – You do my world the world of good

RON SEXSMITH – You don’t wanna hear it

SNOWY BAND – The rest of your life

EAST VILLAGE – Circles

QUIVERS – When it breaks

Playlist for Thursday 9 July 2020

BANANAGUN – Out of reach

NECTARINE Nº 9 – The holes of Corpus Christi

APPLE BOUTIQUE – Love resistance

EVEN AS WE SPEAK – Sun

808s & GREATEST HITS – New bounce

LISA MYCHOLS & SUPER 8 – You and me, me and you

POLARIZE – Friends again

FRIENDS AGAIN – Lullaby Nº 2 (Love on board)

IVY – I guess I’m just a little too sensitive

PREFAB SPROUT – Don’t sing

PREFAB SPROUT – Bonny

DAYTIME FREQUENCY – Meaner

DAYTIME FREQUENCY – The inner me

EAST VILLAGE – Violin

TENDER ENGINES – Chasm Creek

TENDER ENGINES – Holly is

TELEVISION – Prove it

OMNI – Art for art’s sake

JULIANA HATFIELD – My sister

MONNONE ALONE – Cut knuckle

SODAPOP – Watered down

SODASTREAM – Saturday’s ash

SNAIL MAIL – Let’s find an out

GOOD MORNING – Garden

Playlist for Thursday 2 July 2020

THE ELECTORATE – Enormous glorious girl

PREFAB SPROUT – Goodbye Lucille #1

NIGHT HERON – Being seen

COOL SOUNDS – Sleepers

THE BEATLES – I’m only sleeping

ROMANTICS – Talking in your sleep

LEAH SENIOR – Evergreen

LEAH SENIOR – Bug in a bath

LEAH SENIOR – Graves

POP FILTER – Big yellow van

OCEAN PARTY – Off and on

GREEN CHILD – Rats on the roof

EVEN AS WE SPEAK – Forgiving

GOLDEN RAIL – Don’t let go of the light

TEENAGE FANCLUB – Ain’t that enough

TEEN IDLE – In the morning

THE FAUVES – Girlfriend for life

FRANCINE ODYSSEY – Hide your eyes

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – The only one

THE HOUSEMARTINS – I smell winter

CRYSTAL FURS – Hey Maxine

JEREMY NEALE – Dancin’ and romancin’

GREAT DIVIDES – Face the world

HANNAH CAMERON – Backsliding

NAT VAZER – For a moment

SNOWY BAND – Coast road

TRASHCAN SINATRAS – Weightlifting

Playlist for Thursday 25 June 2020

MAINfm Radiothon 2020

Includes a discussion of Prefab Sprout’s early years (up to December 1985)

NEW ORDER – Age of consent

NIGHT HERON – Some order

THE ORCHIDS – Thaumatury

PREFAB SPROUT – Appetite

PREFAB SPROUT – Lions in my own garden (exit someone)

PREFAB SPROUT – Walk on

PREFAB SPROUT – Don’t sing

DICK DIVER – Waste the alphabet

RIDE – Future love

COOL SOUNDS – Vice

THE SIDDELEYS – What went wrong this time

SALLY SELTMANN – Dream about changing

SNAIL MAIL – Speaking terms

HANNAH BARBERAS – Slow cooked

LIZ PHAIR – May queen

WIDOWSPEAK – Money

THE CURE – Lullaby

Playlist for Thursday 11 June 2020

NIGHT HERON – The knowing

EAST RIVER PIPE – Superstar in France

BADLY DRAWN BOY – Once around the block

BEN WATT – Thirst for knowledge

MARINE GIRLS – A place in the sun

BEN MASON – Like at first sight

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – The only one

COMMUNITY RADIO – Love to get high

FLEET FOXES – She got dressed

BOO RADLEYS – Wish I was skinny

FIELD MICE – Below the stars

COLIN BLUNSTONE – A sign from me to you

NAT VAZER – For a moment

GOOD MORNING – Radio voice

PREFAB SPROUT – Radio love

HAIRCUT – Prawns in the bin

MENTAL AS ANYTHING – Beserk warriors

THE AUTEURS – Disneyworld

PAUL MACADAM – Predisposed

LIBRARY SIESTA – Je suis Louise

BILL WYMAN – (Si si) Je suis un rock star

DONALD FAGEN – I.G.Y

JOE JACKSON – Stepping out

NAH – Under the radar

FRUIT BATS – Shane

GORILLAZ – On Melancholy Hill

NICK DRAKE – The thoughts of Mary Jane

Playlist for Thursday 4 June 2020

MOST AKIN – Hourglass

HANNAH BARBERAS – I can’t go outside

MARVELINE – Another perfect day

LEAH SENIOR – With or without me

LIZ PHAIR – 6’1’’

SWEET WHIRL – Patterns of nature

NIGHT HERON – No such thing

NIGHT HERON – Committed

NIGHT HERON – You seem to know

DAYTIME FREQUENCY – Saving grace

LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS – Grace

VAMPIRE WEEKEND – Mansard roof

GANG GAJANG – Gimme some loving

SUNDAY SUNDOWN – We are home

GALAXIE 500 – Blue thunder

Six most innovative Beatles songs (Josh’s selection today)

THE BEATLES – I feel fine

THE BEATLES – Ticket to ride

THE BEATLES – Eleanor Rigby

THE BEATLES – Tomorrow never knows

THE BEATLES – Rain

THE BEATLES – A day in the life

BEAUTY QUEEN – Sweet memory

FROM THE SOUTH – Cool memories

CARDINAL – If you believe in Christmas trees

KHRUANGBIN – So we won’t forget

SUFJAN STEVENS – The dress looks nice on you

Playlist for Thursday 28 May 2020

MARVELINE – Another perfect day

SNOWY – Never change

BEN MASON – That night

POPFILTER – Falling laughing

ORANGE JUICE – Falling and laughing

GUILD LEAGUE – Falling ovation

THIS WAY NORTH – You be you

AMERICA – Don’t cross the river

COOL SOUNDS – Vice

THE BUSH – Purple

BEIRUT – A candle’s fire

JOSHUA MORIARTY – Isolation

PETER BJORN & JOHN – The chills

THE CURE – Close to me

THE CARS – Just what I needed

JOHN LENNON – Instant karma

RINGO STARR – It don’t come easy

PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS – Bluebird

GEORGE HARRISON – Awaiting on you all

FONTAINES DC – Boys in the better land

RICHMOND FONTAINE – You can move back here

MODERN LOVERS – Girlfriend

THE STROKES – Why are Sundays so depressing?

MORRISSEY – Every day is like Sunday

ULTIMATE PAINTING – Monday morning, somewhere central

MATTHEW SWEET & SUSANNA HOFFS – Sitting still

ANDY B – Tragic story

THE EARTHMEN – Whoever’s been using this bed (early version)