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“The 80s According to brilliantfish” (Part 2) is up on Mixcloud and Bombshell Radio

In podcast,The Upstream,what's new by fish / August 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #12 of The Upstream: “The 80s According to brilliantfish” PT 2

Part 2 of my 4-part series looking at the music that influenced and excited me from the 1980s.
Produced for Bombshell Radio, this is not your typical 80s playlist!

THIS SHOW CAN BE HEARD ON bombshellradio.com:
Thursdays @ 11pm EST
Fridays @ 12am EST
Saturdays @ 10pm EST

TRACKLIST:
Irate Caterpillars (excerpt) by Hugh Cornwell & Robert Williams
Wings of the Dawn by Monsoon
3 brilliantfish talks
An Ending (Ascent) (excerpt) by Brian Eno
Empire of the Senses by Bill Nelson
Talking To A Stranger by Hunters & Collectors
More Than This by Roxy Music
8 brilliantfish talks, track list
Drift (excerpt) by Brian Eno
10 Nowhere Girl by B-Movie
11 Feel Me by Blancmange
12 Sensitive by Mick Karn
13 brilliantfish talks, track list
14 Under Stars II (excerpt) by Brian Eno
15 The Big Music by The Waterboys
16 Love Cats by The Cure
17 Halloween Theme-Main Title by John Carpenter
18 Psycho Killer (live) by Talking Heads
19 Thousands Are Sailing by Planxty
20 Wild Theme by Mark Knopfler
21 Moving Day by Scott Merritt
22 brilliantfish talks, track list
23 Stars (excerpt) by Brian Eno
24 Sleepless by King Crimson
25 All Cried Out by Alison Moyet
26 The Unforgettable Fire by U2
27 Rubber Girl by Pukka Orchestra
28 September Song by Ian McCulloch
29 Easter Parade by The Blue Nile
30 Nostalgia by David Sylvian
31 brilliantfish talks, track list
32 Sleepwalker’s Woman by Scott Walker

“The 80s According to brilliantfish” – a 4-part series!

In cool,podcast,The Upstream,what's new by fish / August 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #11 of The Upstream: “The 80s According to brilliantfish” PT1

Part 1 of my 4-part series looking at the music that influenced and excited me from the 1980s.
Produced for Bombshell Radio, this is not your typical 80s playlist!

THIS SHOW CAN BE HEARD ON bombshellradio.com:
Thursday AUG 10 @ 11am EST

TRACKLIST:

1 It’s No Game by David Bowie
2 Atmosphere by Joy Division
3 brilliantfish talks
4 First Light (excerpt) by Brian Eno & Harold Budd
5 Sister Europe by The Psychedelic Furs
6 No Self Control by Peter Gabriel
7 Video Killed the Radio Star by The Buggles
8 brilliantfish talks
9 First Light (excerpt) by Brian Eno & Harold Budd
10 Modern Heart by Drastic Measures
11 Bostich by Yello
12 The Light Pours Out Of Me by Magazine
13 Ring Of Fire by Wall Of Voodoo
14 brilliantfish talks
15 Octet (excerpt) by Steve Reich
16 Main Title from The Shining by Wendy Carlos & Rachel Elkind
17 No One Driving by John Foxx
18 Nightporter by Japan
19 Summertime Blues by The Flying Lizards
20 Baby Please Come Home by John Martyn
21 brilliantfish talks
22 Octet (excerpt) by Steve Reich
23 O Superman by Laurie Anderson
24 Bang Bang by Iggy Pop
25 Snack Attack by Godley & Creme
26 brilliantfish talks
27 Not Yet Remembered by Brian Eno & Harold Budd
28 Love Song by Simple Minds
29 Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
30 Was There Nothing? by Clive Robertson
31 Losers In A Lost Land by Hugh Cornwell & Robert Williams
32 Invisible Sun by The Police
33 brilliantfish talks
34 First Light (excerpt) by Brian Eno & Harold Budd
35 Three by brilliantfish

Episode #10 of “The Upstream” is now up on Mixcloud and Bombshell Radio!

In cool,podcast,The Upstream,what's new by fish / July 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #10 of “The Upstream with brilliantfish”:

The 2nd episode for Bombshell Radio features Canadian artists Daniel Lanois, iSpy, Cam MacInnes, Blair Packham, King Cobb Steelie, Leonard Cohen, Kurt Swinghammer and more!

THIS SHOW CAN BE HEARD ON bombshellradio.com:
Saturday JULY 22 @ 11am EST
Monday JULY 24 @ 4pm & 9pm EST

TRACKLIST:

1 Porgy Tirebiter Theme by Firesign Theatre
2 Agave by Daniel Lanois
3 brilliantfish talks, track list
4 You Do You by Bear In Heaven
5 Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston
6 Pagan Poetry by Björk
7 Arrow by iSpy
8 brilliantfish talks, track list
9 Mushroom Dirt by Cam MacInnes
10 Home by David Byrne and Brian Eno
11 Where Does The Time Go? by Blair Packham
12 Amelia by Joni Mitchell
13 Mayday by King Cobb Steelie
14 You Want It Darker by Leonard Cohen
15 Another Another Green World by Kurt Swinghammer
16 brilliantfish talks, track list
17 Stamen by brilliantfish

‘The Upstream’ Episode #9 (“Cover This…”) is up on Mixcloud!

In The Upstream,what's new by fish / June 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #9 of ‘The Upstream with brilliantfish’: “Cover This…”

This episode is all about cover songs, featuring some of my top covers of all time.

TRACKLIST:

1 Station ID
2 sound+vision by brilliantfish
3 brilliantfish talks
4 You’ve Really Got Me by Dalek i
5 Money by Flying Lizards
6 Satisfaction by Devo
7 Let’s Spend The Night Together by David Bowie
8 Take Me To The River by Talking Heads
9 brilliantfish talks, track list
10 You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling by Human League
11 Blueberry Hill by Ellen McIlwaine
12 Smells Like Teen Spirit by Tori Amos
13 You Don’t Own Me by Klaus Nomi
14 My Funny Valentine by Elvis Costello
15 Song To The Siren (Live) by This Mortal Coil
16 I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry by Hush & Rust
17 brilliantfish talks, track list
18 heaven by brilliantfish

 

‘The Upstream’ EP#8 is now up on Mixcloud!

In podcast,The Upstream,what's new by fish / June 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #8 of ‘The Upstream with brilliantfish’:

This episode is an open format show with great music from all over the map.

TRACKLIST:

1 Long Hot Summer by Swacked
2 brilliantfish intro
3 Born Feral by New Model Army
4 Warmest Regards by Half Moon Run
5 Down In Mississippi by Mavis Staples
6 Love Is Lost by David Bowie
7 Blood And Roses by The Smithereens
8 My Sex by Ultravox
9 brilliantfish talks, track list
10 Coke Bottle Candy by Julian Taylor Band
11 Candy Man by Reverend Gary Davis
12 Yallah by Page & Plant
13 Low Lays The Devil by The Veils
14 Doom and Gloom by The Rolling Stones
15 brilliantfish talks, track list
16 Katmandu To Die by Zombo Zombo
17 Ring Them Bells by Bob Dylan
18 Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles
19 J’ai Faim Toujours by Little Jack Melody
20 Mysterons by Portishead
21 Tana’s Theme by Henry Mancini
22 brilliantfish talks, track list
23 Stop by brilliantfish

“The Upstream”, EP#7 – ‘Singer/Songwriter Series #2’. Now on Mixcloud and bombshellradio.com!

In podcast,The Upstream,what's new by fish / May 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #7 of “The Upstream with brilliantfish”:

The 2nd episode in the Singer/Songwriter Series features Canadian artists Greenway Blvd, Andy Stochansky, Caroly Lill, Adam Faux, Jonathan Seet, Stacey Dowswell, Tom Rich, John MacLeod, Pauline Groen, Sam Taylor and more!

THIS SHOW CAN BE HEARD ON bombshellradio.com:
SAT MAY 27 – 11am, 1pm
MON MAY 29 – 9am, 10am
TUES MAY 30 – 1am, 2am

Yes, I’m syndicated! I was asked by Tom McNeill of Bombshell Radio to submit shows, and I am extremely excited!

TRACKLIST:

  • 1 Another Day by Greenway Blvd
  • 2 Stutter by Andy Stochansky
  • 3 Caroly Lill by If I Go
  • 4 Fuse by Joe Henry
  • 5 brilliantfish talks, song list
  • 6 She’s Moving Up by Adam Faux
  • 7 Hold On by Tom Waits
  • 8 God’s Gardenia’s by Barry Andrews
  • 9 Killing All My Friends by Jonathan Seet
  • 10 Winter by Stacey Dowswell
  • 11 brilliantfish talks, song list
  • 12 Beast For Thee by Matt Sweeney & Bonnie “Prince” Billy
  • 13 T-Shirt by Tom Rich
  • 14 Here’s Your Moment by John MacLeod
  • 15 For The Beauty by Pauline Groen and Sleeps Six
  • 16 brilliantfish talks, song list
  • 17 The Sound by Sam Taylor & The East End Love

‘The Upstream’ Episode #6 is now up on Mixcloud!

In podcast,The Upstream,what's new by fish / May 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #6 of “The Upstream with brilliantfish”:

This episode is an open format show with great music from all over the map.

 

TRACKLIST:

1 Masquerade by Nash The Slash
2 Pulse by Jen Gloeckner
3 Pressure And Time by Rival Sons
4 Sexy M.F. by Prince & The New Power Generation
5 Panic Switch by Silversun Pickups
6 Long Time Gone by Bille Joe & Norah
7 brilliantfish talks, song list
8 The Spoils by Massive Attack (feat. Hope Sandoval)
9 Everything Will Be Alright by The Killers
10 Baby Blue by Longpigs
11 Rainy Night In Georgia by Brook Benton
12 An Audience With The Pope by Elbow
13 brilliantfish talks, song list
14 To The River by Djivan Gasparyan & Michael Brook
15 Gone Again by Patti Smith
16 It’s Not Too late by T-Bone Burnett
17 Uphold by Talvin Singh
18 Ballad Of A Deadman by Steve Jansen
19 Spring by ICEVAN
20 brilliantfish talks, song list
21 Joan Of Arc by brilliantfish

“The Upstream”, EP#5 – ‘Singer/Songwriter #1’. Now on Mixcloud.

In podcast,The Upstream,what's new by fish / May 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #5 of “The Upstream with brilliantfish”:

This episode is the first in a series of shows featuring singer/songwriters. In this show: Scott Merritt, Derek Christie, Greenway Blvd, Rebecca Everett, Tim Bradford, The Danger Bees and more!

TRACKLIST:

1 Beautiful Mess by Scott Merritt
2 Closed Hand, Full Of Friends by Foy Vance
3 brilliantfish talks, song list
4 Winnebago Graveyard Motel by Derek Christie
5 The Long Cold Party by Greenway Blvd
6 Go On by Vivienne Wilder
7 Sting Of A Kiss by Rebecca Everett
8 Mint by Kathryn Rose
9 brilliantfish talks, song list
10 Waiting by Norah Jones
11 Lebanon, Tennessee by Ron Sexsmith
12 Better Than Drinking (Alone) by Tim Bradford
13 Essence by Lucinda Williams
14 Westgate by Mark Seymour
15 Gasoline by Houndmouth
16 brilliantfish talks, song list
17 Dizzy Heights by Neil Finn
18 Sleeping by Howie Beck
19 Apologize by The Danger Bees
20 Eroding Home by Frank Patrick
21 brilliantfish talks, song list
22 I Feel Everything by brilliantfish

“The Upstream”, EP#4 – ‘Spirit & Sigh’. Now on Mixcloud.

In The Upstream,what's new by fish / April 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #4 of “The Upstream with brilliantfish”:

This episode is a long, slow trip through beauty…

TRACKLIST:

1 Gay Angels by Perfume Genius
2 Sea Of Vapours by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook
3 brilliantfish talks
4 Let’s Go Out Tonight by The Blue Nile
5 Dhyana And Donalogue by Sheila Chandra
6 Switching Off by Elbow
7 brilliantfish talks
8 Land Of Anaka by Geoffrey Oryema
9 By This River by Brian Eno
10 Wonderstrands by Northumbria
11 De Cara A La Pared by Lhasa
12 Goodbye by Emmylou Harris
13 A Cool Wind Is Blowing by Djivan Gasparyan & Vachagan Avakian
14 Adagio in G minor for Strings and Organ by Festival Strings Lucerne, Rudolf Baumgartner, conductor
15 Perfect Day by Lou Reed Feat. Antony
16 The Drop by Peter Gabriel
17 brilliantfish talks
18 Kyrie by Laurel MacDonald
19 Nightfishing by John Bottomley
20 Adagio for Strings by New York Philharmonic – Thomas Schippers, conductor
21 Live, Man Live by Ali Jennings
22 brilliantfish talks
23 Tonight You Belong to Me by Hush & Rust

“The Upstream”, EP #3 – Darkness. Now on Mixcloud.

In podcast,The Upstream by fish / March 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Episode #3 of “The Upstream with brilliantfish”.

This week, I put together an intense and deeply personal show about darkness.
Featuring Canadian artists Northumbria and quotes on darkness from various authors.

 

TRACKLIST:

1 The Night Wolves/Black Moon by Northumbria
2 Sylvia Plath – “The Moon and the Yew Tree” (excerpt)
3 talk, show intro
4 The Rocky Mountains by Wendy Carlos
5 Corporate Cannibal by Grace Jones
6 Weather Wall by brilliantfish
7 Black Swan by Thom Yorke
8 talk, track list, quotes on darkness
9 The Feeling Begins by Peter Gabriel
10 Anywhere On This Road by Lhasa De Sela
11 Jenny I Read by Concrete Blonde
12 Persephone (The Gathering Of Flowers) by Dead Can Dance
13 To Bring You My Love by PJ Harvey
14 Wish by Nine Inch Nails
15 Tanguedia III by Astor Piazzolla
16 The Ocean Doesn’t Want Me Today by Tom Waits
17 Inside The Termite Mound by Killing Joke
18 Heiemo Og Nykkjen by Kirsten Braten Berg
19 Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet? by Bille Jo & Nora
20 Hurt by Johnny Cash
21 talk, track list
22 down by brilliantfish
23 Dorothy Parker, “Sanctuary”
24 sign-off
25 For All We Know by Billie Holiday