Feb. 10, 2009

Note: There is 30-second gap after the opening station promo 

2008 was a year of interesting music, wasn’t it? And we mean “interesting” in a good way. Artists like MGMT, Santogold, Los Campesinos! and Vampire Weekend found enthusiastic followings. Reliable GRR favs Buddy & Julie Miller, DeVotchKa, Conor Oberst and Rufus Wainwright also released some solid music. Not to mention local stars Atmosphere and Haley Bonar. There was just a lot of exciting music out there last year.

So, when we wanted to know some of your top songs of 2008, you responded with some creative choices of your own at the Great River Radio website. This afternoon (that’s right, at our new time on Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. CST) we will mix all this wonderfulness together and give you an entertaining show of great music from last year’s playlists.

Catch the stream at http://www.stthomas.edu/kust
Did a favorite song slip your mind? Send us a request via iChat or AIM. Our screen name is kustradio.

Time to Pretend-MGMT
Paper Planes-MIA
LES Artistes-Santogold
Rich Man’s Table-A Night in the Box
Got My Mojo Working-James Cotton Blues Band
A New World-DeVotchKa
Ready for the Floor-Hot Chip
I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance with You-Black Kids
I Love to Move in Here-Moby
Sincerely, Jane-Janelle Monae
They Can’t Take That Away From Me-Billie Holiday
It Might As Well Be Spring-Blossom Dearie
My Funny Valentine-Chet Baker
Big Star-Haley Bonar
Chasing Pavements-Adele
Little Bit-Lykke Li
Over the Rainbow-Rufus Wainwright
Long Distance Runaround-The Bad Plus
Ottoman-Vampire Weekend
Moab-Conor Oberst
Colleen-The Heavy
Love Is Noise-The Verve
Gasoline and Matches-Buddy and Julie Miller
You! Me! Dancing!-Los Campesinos!
Graveyard Girl-M83


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