Nov 3

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 11/2, 11/4, 11/5 & 11/6

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool for 11/2, 11/4, 11/5 and 11/6

(It’s The Bass Line Appreciation Society’s favorite show!)
The Jam / Start!
Girls Against Boys / Kill the Sexplayer
Fugazi / Waiting Room
fIREHOSE / Brave Captain
The Clash / The Guns of Brixton

(Carol Kaye.)
Sonny & Cher / The Beat Goes On
The Theme from Mission Impossible
The Beach Boys / Sloop John B.

(Bass lines requested by your favorite indie-types.)
The Rolling Stones / Live With Me
Radiohead / National Anthem
Jane’s Addiction / Mountain Song
The Jackson 5 / ABC
Elvis Costello / Radio Radio
Spinal Tap / Big Bottom
Lou Reed / Walk On the Wild Side
The Beatles / Something
Talking Heads  / Once in a Lifetime

(Groove whatcha move.)

Aretha Franklin / You’re All I Need to Get By

Young MC / Bust a Move

Sly & The Family Stone / Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

Hot Chocolate (Band) / You Sexy Thing

(Indie groove.)
The Stone Roses / Fools Gold
Liquid Liquid / Cavern
Dee Lite / Groove is in the Heart
The Breeders / Cannonball
Concrete Blonde / God is a Bullet
Shriekback / Nemesis
(Rawky grooves.)
Iron Maiden / Wrathchild
The Who / My Generation
Pink Floyd / Money

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Oct 28

PLAYLIST – Halloween! Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 10/26, 10/28, 10/29 & 10/30

The Halloween Show for Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 10/26, 10/28, 10/29 & 10/30

(Human-like.)
VAN HALEN / Running With the Devil
BRIAN ENO / Baby’s On Fire
THE CRAMPS / I Was a Teenage Werewolf
DAVID BOWIE / Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
OZZY OSBOURNE / Iron Man
GNARLS BARKLEY / The Boogie Monster

(Creepy crawlers.)
THIS MORTAL COIL / Tarantula
MOBY / Spiders

(Halloween is actually used in the title. Go figure.)
NAHPI (North American Hallowe’en Prevention Inc.) / Do They Know It’s Hallowe’en? (feat. Beck, Fesist, Arcade Fire, Devandra Bernahrd)
THE DREAM SYNDICATE / Halloween
GRANT LEE BUFFALO / Halloween
RYAN ADAMS / Halloweenhead

(Treats.)
THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / Candy
JOHN GRANT / Marz

(Dead stuff.)
THE DICKES / Killer Clowns from Outer Space
SUFJAN STEVENS / They Are Night Zombies!! They Are Neighbors!! They Have Come Back from the Dead!! Aaaah!
MARCUS BLAKE / Abra Cadaver (feat. Sparks)
BABY BIRD / Dead Bird Sings
FANFARLO / Ghosts
PSYCHEDELIC FURS / The Ghost In You
BROKEN BELLS / The Ghost Inside
THE HEAD AND THE HEART / Ghosts

(Warlocks, Devils, and Bela Lugosi.)
PARQUET COURTS / Caster of Worthless Spells
THE ROLLING STONES / Sympathy for the Devil
AC/DC / Hells Bells
BAUHAUS / Bela Lugosi’s Dead

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Oct 28

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 10/19, 10/21, 10/22, 10/23

 

(The Cure announced some dates. Who influenced those rascals, anyway?)

THE CURE / The Walk

BUZZCOCKS / Why Can’t I Touch It?

THE KINKS / Tired of Waiting for You

JOY DIVISION / Love Will Tear Us Apart

SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES / Cities in Dust

DAVID BOWIE / Life on Mars

THE CURE / Close to Me

 

(Who, in turn, did The Cure influence? Well, these people. Duh.)

NEON TREES / Everybody Talks

LOW / What Part of Me

PLACEBO / Loud Like Love

SMASHING PUMPKINS / Snail

INTERPOL / Everything is Wrong

THE xx / Crystalised

SIGUR RÓS / Gobbledigood

BLOC PARTY / Helicopter

THE LIBERTINES / Don’t Look Back Into the Sun

DUM DUM GIRLS / Rimbaud Eyes

THE SUGARCUBES / Hit

THE CURE / In Between Days

 

(Lush announced dates, too, were influenced by The Cure and more, and went on to be influencers themselves. Listen.)

LUSH / Sweetness and Light

DAVID SYLVIAN / Orpheus

THROWING MUSES / Counting Backwards

WIRE / Ex Lion Tamer

RIDE / Vapour Trail

COCTEAU TWINS / Bluebeard

ELASTICA / Connection

CATHERINE WHEEL / Black Metallic

FEAR OF MEN / Waterfall

ORANGE YELLOW RED / The Last Song

LUSH / De-Luxe

 

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Oct 28

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 9/7, 9/9, 9/10, 9/11

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 9/7, 9/9, 9/10, 9/11

It’s another all female show.

(Let’s tie it all together with fallopian tubes.)
WOLF ALICE/ Bros
COURTNEY BARNETT / Nobody Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party
THE DETROIT COBRAS / Hot Dog (Watch Me Eat)
DUSTY SPRINGFIELD / Stay Awhile
LORETTA LYNN / Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind)
JENNY O. / Lazy Jane
DOLLY PARTON / Jolene

(@omgitsgia has a foray into the Rap Queen world, R&B and Dub and stuff.)
QUEEN LATIFAH & MONIE LOVE / Ladies First
SALT-N-PEPA / Let’s Talk About Sex
THE GAYLETTES / Silent River (Runs Deep)
CLAUDETTE & THE CORPORATION / Skinheads a Bash Them
ALABAMA SHAKES / Don’t Wanna Fight

(Rawk and gossip.)
TEXAS TERRI BOMB / Oh Yeah!
THE GOSSIP / Don’t Make Waves
LIZ PHAIR / Girls’ Room

(I heard it on the TV.)
THE HIGH STRUNG / The Luck You Got
ZOOEY DESCHANEL / Hey Girl
REGINA SPEKTOR / You’ve Got Time

(Super nice.)
YEAH YEAH YEAHS / Gold Lion
NIKKI LANE / I Don’t Care
CAITLIN ROSE / No One to Call
THE COLLINS KIDS / Hot Rod
GRIMES / Oblivion
NICOLE DOLLANGANGER / You’re So Cool
BULLY / Trying

THE LAST INTERNATIONALE / Baby It’s You
7 YEAR BITCH / Icy Blue
L7 / ANDRES

(Cry me a river.)
THE GOLDEN PALOMINOS / Little Suicides
LINDA RONDSTADT / Poor, Poor Pitiful Me
HEART / Crazy on You
SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS / Stranger to My Happiness

(A good way to end the day.)
CHAKA KHAN & RUFUS / Tell Me Something Good
THE SUNDAYS / Here’s Where the Story Ends

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Oct 19

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 10/12, 10/14, 10/15 and 10/16

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 10/12, 10/14, 10/15 and 10/16

(Six degrees of Sparks.)
FFS / Johnny Delusional
FRANZ FERDINAND / Take Me Out
SPARKS / Angst in My Pants
MARCUS BLAKE / Don’t Taser Me, Bro! (feat. Jason Schwartzman)
COCONUT RECORDS / West Coast

(Wes Anderson favorites.)
RAMONES / Judy is a Punk
THE FACES / Ooh La La
DEVO / Gut Feeling / (Slap Your Mammy)

(The life aquatic.)
THE OCEAN BLUE / Drifting, Falling
BADLY DRAWN BOY / River, Sea, Ocean
DOVES / Sea Song
SIMPLE MINDS / Waterfront
COUSTEAU / Jump in the Water
MEAT PUPPETS / Backwater
THE WATERBOYS / Fisherman’s Blues

(Nancy Reagan’s nightmare.)
BONGWATER / What Kind of Man Reads Playboy
MUSICAL YOUTH / Pass the Dutchie
DANDY WARHOLS / Not if You Were the Last Junkie on Earth
NEIL YOUNG / The Needle and the Damage Done
THE WAR ON DRUGS / Red Eyes

(The thoughts in “I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts.”)
X / I must Not Think Bad Thoughts
THE FLESH EATERS / Digging My Grave
D.O.A. / Taking Care of Business
BIG BOYS /Which Way to Go
BLACK FLAG / Nervous Breakdown
WOODY GUTHRIE / Pastures of Plenty

(Manly, yes. But I like it, too.)
JOE JACKSON / I’m the Man
TAME IMPALA / ‘Cause I’m a Man
WILCO / I’m the Man Who Loves You
THE SOGGY BOTTOM BOYS / I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow
THE VASELINES / You Think You’re a Man

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Sep 14

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 9/14, 9/16, 9/17 & 9/18

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool week of 9/14

(Meet producer Jonathan Wilson and his minions.)
JONATHAN WILSON / Free Advice
CONOR OBERST / Zigzagging Toward the Light
DAWES / If I Wanted Someone
VETIVER / Roll On Babe
BENJI HUGHES / Why Do These Parties Always End the Same Way?
ELVIS COSTELLO / No Hiding Places

(Get religion.)
FATHER JOHN MISTY / Holy Shit
THE TOADIES / Possum Dixon
XTC / Dear God
THE JESUS LIZARD / Puss
KINGS OF THE BRUSHWOOD THICKET / An Open Letter to God
TORI AMOS / God
CONCRETE BLONDE / God is a Bullet
ICEAGE / The Lord’s Favorite
THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN / I Hate Rock N Roll
THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN / I Love Rock N Roll

(Speaking of producers, here’s Jeff Tweedy.)
WILCO / Jesus, Etc.
WHITE DENIM / Pretty Green
TWEEDY / The Wolf is On the Hill
PUSS N BOOTS / Don’t Know What it Means
DEERHOOF & the Racoonists / Own It

(Jeff Tweedy and The Minus 5, sitting in a tree.)
THE MINUS 5 / In the Ground
THE POSIES / Dream All Day
THE DECEMBERISTS / Down by the Water
R.E.M. / Finest Worksong
ROBYN HITCHCOCK & THE EGYPTIONS / Balloon Man

(Stuff you should hear.)
THE LIBERTINES / Can’t Stand Me Now
BABYSHAMBLES / Fuck Forever
CAR SEAT HEADREST / Something Soon
LOVEYDOVE / Soft Sun
DAN WEST / One Kiss

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Sep 4

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 8/31, 9/2, 9/3 & 9/4

PLAYLIST FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 31st:
(American cities.)
DAVID BOWIE / Panic in Detroit
X / Los Angeles
MARGOT & THE NUCLEAR SO AND SO’S / Hello, San Francisco
RYAN ADAMS / Dear Chicago
PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED / Seattle
FEAR / New York’s Alright (If You Like Saxophones)
BAND OF HORSES / Laredo
STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS / Houston Hades
FOALS / Miami
KOOL & THE GANG / Hollywood Swinging
(Canada and Europe.)
PHOENIX / Rome
BON IVER / Calgary
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB / Berlin
THE CLASH / London Calling
GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS / Paris (Ooh La La)
GUSTER / Amsterdam
(People of fiction.)
SAINT PEPSI (aka SKYLAR SPENCE) / Fiona Coyne
URGE OVERKILL / Erica Kane
THE LEMONHEADS / Mrs. Robinson
(People who actually exist.)
BILLY BRAGG / Ingrid Bergman
THE REPLACEMENTS / Alex Chilton
PHANTOGRAM / Bill Murray
WEEZER / Buddy Holly
WARPAINT / Billie Holiday
(Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint is a drumming goddess. Here are more artist who work with Stella to prove it.)
KURT VILE / Pretty Pimpin’
ANDY CLOCKWISE / Hopeless (feat. Holly Valance)
JAMIE XX / Loud Places (feat. Romy)
(Stuff you should hear.)
DINOSAUR JR. / Start Choppin’
PEACHES / Close Up (feat. Kim Gordon)
LOWER DENS / Brains
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Aug 25

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 8/24, 8/26, 8/27, 8/28

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool
8/24, 8/26, 8/27, 8/28

GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS!

(Our battle cry.)
B-52s / 52 GIRLS

(Freebirds.)
JENNY LEWIS (Rilo Kiley) / Just One of the Guys
THE BREEDERS (Kim Deal/Pixies) / Cannonball
TOM TOM CLUB (Tina Weymouth/Talking Heads) / Genius of Love
LUSCIOUS JACKSON (Kate Schellenbach/Beastie Boys) / Deep Shag
BJORK (The Sugarcubes) / Human Behaviour

(Fronting.)
SPEEDY ORTIZ / Raising the Skate
ALVVAYS / Archie, Marry Me
SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES / Hong Kong Garden
ZERO 7 (Sia) / Somersault
BEST COAST / California Nights

(I am woman.)
THE COLLINS KIDS (Lorrie Collins) / Hoy Hoy
LIZ PHAIR / Never Said
COURTNEY BARNETT / Pedestrian at Best
LORETTA LYNN (& Jack White) / Portland, Oregon
WYE OAK / Hot as Day
SYLVAN ESSO / Coffee
FLOCK OF DIMES / (This is Why) I Can’t Wear White

(All women. All the time.)
THE BANGLES / Hero Takes a Fall
GO-GO’s / Our Lips are Sealed
VERUCA SALT / Laughing in the Sugar Bowl
THE GITS / Second Skin

(Hard and soft.)
HOLE / Asking for It
PJ HARVEY / Rid of Me
AGNES OBEL / Avenue
ESKIMEAUX / Broken Necks
KATE BUSH / Hounds of Love

(Trailblazers.)
NINA SIMONE / Feeling Good
NICO / These Days
CANDY STATION / He Called Me Baby
DUSTY SPRINGFIELD / Son of a Preacher Man
PATTI SMITH / Because the Night

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Aug 17

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 8/17, 8/19, 8/20 & 8/21

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 8/17, 8/19, 8/20 & 8/21

(Pluto: the most important dwarf planet of all the dwarf planets.)

RADIOHEAD / Planet Telex

THE THE / Lonely Planet

DAVID BOWIE / Life On Mars?
JONATHAN RICHMAN / Here Come the Martian Martians
DICKIES / Killer Clowns from Outer Space
JOHN GRANT / outer Space
SHOCKING BLUE / Venus
BECK / Blue Moon

(Dylan gets his due. From me, anyway.)
RADIOHEAD / Subterranean Homesick Alien
BOB DYLAN / Subterranean Homesick Blues
PJ HARVEY / Highway 61 Revisited
ANDREW BIRD / Oh Sister

(The miraculous redemption of a pseudo-indie Miley Cyrus.)
ALT-J / Hunger of the Pine
THE FLAMING LIPS / A Day in the Life (feat. Miley Cyrus)
THE MUFFS / Lucky Guy
BIKINI KILL / Feels Blind

(Ian MacKaye.)
FUGAZI / Bulldog Front
FUGAZI / Suggestion
MINOR THREAT / Minor Threat
THE EVENS / Mt. Pleasant Isn’t
THE WARMERS / Snake Charmer

(Rick Rubin-produced rock of the 90s.)
THE CULT / Love Removal Machine
DANZIG / Mother
THE BANGLES / A Hazy Shade of Winter
JESUS AND MARY CHAIN / Just Like Honey

(We influenced The Ramones. Did YOU influence The Ramones?)
THE RONETTES / Be My Baby
T. REX / Jeepster
VELVET UNDERGROUND / Oh! Sweet Nuthin’
THE STOOGES / I Wanna Be Your Dog
BAY CITY ROLLERS / Saturday Night
THE RAMONES / California Sun

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Aug 3

PLAYLIST – Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool 7/27, 7/29. 7/30, 7/31

Cocktails in the Kiddie Pool – Playlist for week of 7/27

(Wilco and the bands that turn them on.)
WILCO / Random Name Generator
CIBO MATTO / Deja Vu
PARQUET COURTS / Pretty Machines
GIRLPOOL / Before the World Was Big
LANDLADY / Dying Day
SPEEDY ORTIZ / Raising the Stake

(Comic-Con)
THE RAMONES / Sheena is a Punk Rocker
WESLEY WILLIS / I Wupped Batman’s Ass
R.E.M. / Superman
THE TRAITS / Nobody Loves The Hulk
THE KINKS / (Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman

(Sinatra)
NANCY SINATRA & LEE HASLEWOOD / Tired of Waiting
NANCY SINATRA / Bang Bang
PARQUET COURTS (again!) / These Boots Were Made for Walking
SID VICIOUS / My Way
THE KILLS / Willow Weep for Me

(Music industry players who used to be actual players.)
SPACEHOG / In the Meantime (Royston Langdon)
AGNOSTIC FRONT / Crucial Moment (Steve Martin)
LEMONHEADS / If I Could Talk I’d Tell You (John P. Strohm)
BLAKE BABIES / Out There (John P. Strohm with Juliana Hatfield)
and…
JULIANA HATFIELD / My Sister

(We [heart] Stephen Malkmus.)
PAVEMENT / Cut Your Hair
SILVER JEWS / Random Rules
STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS / Cinnamon and Lesbians
PAVEMENT / Date With Ikea

(It’s in your house.)
NED’S ATOMIC DUSTBIN / Kill Your Television
MODEST MOUSE / Lampshades on Fire
THE CURE / Let’s Go to Bed
SIA / Chandelier
GRANT LEE BUFFALO / In My Room

(You should hear it.)
DRENGE / We Can Do What We Want
WOLF ALICE / Moaning Lisa Smile
ALABAMA SHAKES / Shoegaze
HALSEY / Ghost

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