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

  • 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.

  • The Extra Hour Aired: Saturday, May 20, 2017

    This hour of Prism gets down with some early 80's funk n' pop. 70's disco, early 90's Sublime, a Serge & Birkin tune, and a few soulful tracks by Grover Washington Jr and Eddie Kendrick.
    Track list:
    Southroad Connection-Laying It Down-03:01
    Wham!-Everything Shre Wants-10:59
    Timex Social Club-Thinkin About Ya-16:48
    El Rego-Kpon Fi La-23:25
    Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg-Jane B.-27:52
    Eddie Kendricks-Body Talk-28:06
    Niney The Observer-Blood And Fire-36:11
    Sublime-Great Stone-42:05

  • A Suite For Ma Dukes; A Mothers Day Special Aired: Saturday, May 13, 2017

    This episode of Prism celebrates Mothers Day by interviewing someone that has influenced me immensely musically, my mother. We talk about her interests in certain styles of music, raising kids and how that influenced her tastes in music. Her you will find some rare songs by Sly Stone, a bootleg of Led Zeppelin, some B.B. King, Sublime, and much more.

  • Spring Time Aired: Saturday, April 29, 2017

    With the lengthening of the days and the sun, spring is upon us. This episode showcases music invoking the spirit of the season. Here you will find tunes by Eddie Hooper, Orchestra Harlow, Brian Auger & The Trinity, Sun Ra, and others.