September 26, 2008

This Week's Incomplete Playlist: September 26, 2008 M

Blinded by the Light – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
Me Gustas Tu – Manu Chao
Mouth – Merrill Bainbridge
Electric Feel – MGMT
King of Bedrock – Metrovox
Sunshine – Mos Def
Deerhunter – M Bison
Paper Planes – M.I.A.
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me – M Ward and Zooey Deschanel
Bukowski – Matt Kallish
Float On – Modest Mouse
Tearing Up the Oxygen – Maritime
Pretty Green – Mark Ronson feat. Santogold
Get Better – Mates of State
Anyone Else But You – Moldy Peaches
Sunday Mornings – Maroon 5
Love Me Like You – Magic Numbers
Girlfriend – Matthew Sweet
Bruces’ Philosophers Song – Monty Python
Eine Kleine Nachmusik – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Lollipop – MIKA
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
Will o’ the Wisp – Miles Davis
More than Local Boys – the Matches
I. O. U. - Metric
The Monkees (theme song)– The Monkees
California Dreamin’ – Mamas and the Papas
Everything is Alright – Motion City Soundtrack
Time is Running Out – Muse
Come On, Get Higher – Matt Nathanson

yes, I understand that we suck, but there were seriously only about 2 songs that we forgot about recording, and I think you can survive. Most of you seemed like you had about three times the library of M artists that we did, anyway. Plus, I'll show you something cool. I hope you all like it...because it'll break my heart if you don't. Check out the album with the same name. Because you trust me.

September 19, 2008

Week 3, Letter C!

ABC – Jackson 5
Hearts on Fire – Cut Copy
Lean On Me – Club Nouveau
Friday I’m In Love – The Cure
My Best Friend’s Girl – The Cars
Aretha Sing One For Me – Cat Power
Born on a Bayou – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Short Skirt Long Jacket – Cake
Lloyd, I’m Ready to Be Heartbroken – Camera Obscura
ACL 2008 Lineup Mashup – Car Stereo (wars)
Mr. Blue – Catherine Feeny
All I Need – Chelsea Williams
Zoot Suit Riot – cherry poppin daddies
Sing Again – Chris Walla
The Girls – Calvin Harris
Nocturne in E Flat Major – Chopin
Clap Your Hands! – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Saint John – Cold War Kids
Talk – Coldplay
Wherever You Will Go – The Calling
Wild World – Cat Stevens
Love Fool - The Cardigans
Brim Full of Asha – Cornershop
I Want You to Want Me - Cheap Trick
West Coast – Coconut Records
Sweet Relief – Chris Jones
Friendly Fire – Citizen Cope

ALSO: I was just turned on to, no pun intended, -slash-horrified by this video. Hope all you skanky-pants enjoy.

Sex Over The Phone by the Village People

September 12, 2008

WEEK 2 PLAYLIST: September 12, 2008: D

Digital Love – Daft Punk
Bootylicious – Destiny’s Child
Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something
People Are Strange – The Doors
Why Don’t We Do It In The Road? – Dana Fuchs
It Happens Every Time – Dream Street
Ain’t It Strange – Dr. Dog
Freak Scene – Dinosaur Jr.
We Used to Be Friends – The Dandy Warhols
Black and White Town – Doves
Come On Eileen – Dex’s Midnight Runners
The Rocky Road to Dublin – Dropkick Murphys
Screaming Infidelities – Dashboard Confessional
Sound of Settling – Death Cab for Cutie
Pick Up Sticks – The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Let’s Dance – David Bowie
Loneliily – Damien Rice
Shine- David Gray
Riot Radio – The Dead 60s
Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard
Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode
Afterparty – Kevin Devine
Let’s Make Out – Does it Offend You, Yeah?
Television Fission – DeVoid
16 Military Wives – The Decemberists
Groove is In The Heart – Deee-Lite
We’re In Heaven – DJ Sammy
Laffy Taffy – D4L

September 5, 2008

A Day of Firsts

Welcome one and all to the official, shiny and new blog of Alphabet Soup, your favorite show this fall on WTBU Radio, the Beat of Boston University! We're broadcasting to you on Friday afternoons from 2-4pm EST, bringing you music of all genres, with the artists on our playlists beginning with a different letter each week!

On this blog, we'll be posting the playlists from each week, as well as upcoming shows, new albums to check out, etc. Hope you guys enjoy, because we love you!

This week was our first episode. Our letter was J...for Jane, obviously. :) Here's the stuff we played. Make yourself a mix CD.

WEEK 1: SEPTEMBER 5, 2008: J
Canned Heat – Jamiroquai
Crashin’ – Jack’s Mannequin
What Am I Gonna Do? – Johnathan Rice
Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix Experience
Wordplay – Jason Mraz
Your Love Keeps Lifing Me Higher – Jackie Wilson
ABC – The Jackson Five.
Jenny From the Block – J. Lo
The Charging Sky – Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins
P.S. – Jenny Owen Youngs
I’m Leaving You Because I Don’t Love You – Jens Lekman
Leavin’ (Radio Edit) – Jesse McCartney
Bonnie and Clyde – Jay-Z and BeyoncĂ©
Let’s Get Married – Jagged Edge (feat. Run DMC)
Cassiopeia – Joanna Newsom
Why Don’t We Get Drunk – Jimmy Buffett
I Got the Feelin’ – James Brown
My Love – Justin Timberlake
Centerfold – Jay Giles Band
Jack and Diane – John Cougar Mellencamp
Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble – Jock Jams
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash, June Carter
Aqualung – Jethro Tull
Somebody to Love – Jefferson Airplane
The Middle – Jimmy Eat World
Surf City – Jan & Dean
It Looks Like Love – Josh Rouse
Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division
Burnin’ Up – The Jonas Brothers

More to come! Stay tuned! (Add us into your RSS feed. Duh.)
And be sure to catch us next Friday, for the letter D!

devon and jane

In case you didn't know, you can listen to us online at or on the radio itself (wow!) at 89.3FM/640AM (on BU's campus only...and even then, not in some dead zones). The radio station itself has a blog (click here! there's some cool shizz on the radio blog!)