Weekly Variety Show of music expressed by a theme. Every week a fresh look at the human condition, its components and variables, through song, sound, rhythms, and beats.

Past Episodes

  • Sounds Of Discovery Aired: Saturday, August 5, 2017

    This episode of Prism takes a look at music that embodies and invokes the spirited sound of Discovery. The act of discovery is many faceted. Below is the track list.
    1 Welcome to Tomorrow Attilio Mineo
    2 Discovery Brian Bennett
    3 World Traveler Dr. No
    4 From Another World Nico Fidenco
    5 Im Straub der Sterne / Der Mensch Ruth Hohmann and the Erbe Choir
    6 Where No Man Has Gone Before Leonard Nimoy
    7 A Visit to a Sad Planet Leonard Nimoy
    8 Astronautas A Mercurio Sonora Casino

  • Dance Dance Dance Dance Dance To The Radio Aired: Saturday, July 29, 2017

    This episode of Prism takes to the dance floor with grooves to move you. Disco-funk and soul from Africa, drum driven jazz tunes, some country bop by Bob Landers, rock n roll, a Moondog, and much more. Below, the tracklist.
    moondog - Dance - 10:38
    Una Valli with Dan Hill - Really Gonna Shake - 12:27
    John Davis and The Monster Orchestra - I Can't Stop - 14:04
    Magnolia Thunderpussy - Outside Inside - 20:15
    The Masonics - Hey Calinda - 21:32
    The Debonaires - Stop, Let's Be United - 24:25
    Saitana - The Disco - 27:31

  • Directors Cut; Daivd Lynch Aired: Saturday, July 22, 2017

    This episode of Prism concludes the directors series with David Lynch. Here, a showcase of the dark and ambient, jazzy, often drone like, and ethereal as swamp mud. Compiled in this mix are mainly from David Lynch's discography, and studded with a variety of other musicians from the L.A. post punk scene.

  • Directors Cut; John Carpenter Aired: Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Continuing the series on film directors and their style of sound and composition, this episode of Prism takes a look at John Carpenter. Synth-based, atmospheric, funky, and dark. Here you will find music similar to John Carpenters aesthetic. Below is the track list.
    Eric Random and The Bedlamites - Mad As Man Kind - 12:20
    Durell Coleman - Take Me Back to My Love in China - 17:13
    Peru - Beside Part 1 - 20:21
    In Search Of Orchestra - An Atlantean Dream - 31:22
    De Fabriek - T.A.O.Dub - 35:24
    Timothy Marrow - Killer Moon - 41:09

  • Directors Cut; Quentin Tarantino's Sweet Ass Milkshake Aired: Saturday, July 8, 2017

    Continuing this months theme of music embodying the sounds of four particular film directors, Prism showcases music invoking the spirit of the Tarantino films. Loaded with swagger, atmosphere, rhythms, and edge. Tracklist below.
    Labi Striffe - I Got The - 02:42
    The Blue Rondos - Little Baby - 07:12
    Sidney Joe Qualls - How Can You Say Goodbye - 12:15
    Brainticket - Been Watchin' You - 12:55
    Hugo Montenegro - Aces High - 18:44
    The Gants - Little Boy Sad - 20:42
    JJ Barnes - Don't Bring Me Bad News - 23:13
    Pat Hervey - Pain - 25:40

  • Directors Cut; Wes Anderson Aired: Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Every episode of the month of July showcases music embodying the sound of four particular film directors.   Prisms first installment takes a look at the sound of Wes Anderson.  These aren't songs particular to any film of his, but rather music exemplified.  Below you will find the tracklist of this program.
    I Go To Sleep (Demo Version)  -  The Kinks
    Frowning Atahuallpa My Inca Love (Ghostcapital Edit)  - Tyrannosaurus Rex
    Olmali Mi Olmamali Mi  - Bülent Ortaçgil
    L'espace D'une Fille  -  Jacques Dutronc
    Flying  -  Parasites of the Western World

  • The Extra Hour; The Extended Mix Aired: Saturday, July 1, 2017

    This extra hour of programming comes from filling in for a show after my own. Just a mix for you fine folks. Below you will find the tracklist.
    This Is Radio Clash - The Clash
    Outside Broadcast - The Clash
    Kojo Hoy/ Kojo Hoy Dub - Vin Gordon
    I've Been Watchin' You - Joe Tex
    Trashman - Earle Mankey
    Pretty Woman - Albert King
    Comin' Home - Jay Stutes
    Can You Hear Me - Ray Charles
    Swan Lake - Blackalicious
    Comin' Down Soul - Oliver Sain
    Mun-Dun-Gu - Cedric IM Brooks and the Sound Dimension

  • Diggin' Through The Crates Aired: Saturday, June 17, 2017

    The heat of summer has arrived. Showcased here is some cooling music. Therein contained you will find Little Dragon, Jackie Mittoo, Dexter Wansel, Librarian, Artur Nunes, The Beach Boys, and others.

  • Desert Life Aired: Saturday, June 10, 2017

    This episode of Prism takes it into the desert for an exposition of the haunted, yearning, desolate, expansive, and atmospheric nature of its music. Here you will find Arizona crooner Loy Clingman, Ethiopian Jazz musician Mulatu Astatke, folk guitarist Peter Finger, Nortena and Narcocorrido singer Chalino Sanchez, some dub reggae instrumentals, and many others.

  • WORK! Music of Drudgery Aired: Saturday, May 20, 2017

    This episode of Prism showcases songs about work. The grind, the obligation, the absurdity, the lamentation. Here you will find music from Suburban Lawns, Sly and the Family Stone, Super Sounds Namba, NIco Fidenco, Robert Wyatt, Tom Paxton, and many more.