Sunday Special

Sunday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Every Sunday is a different special. The Sunday Special gives WREK’s DJs some time to use their imaginations and do a little experimentation. Sometimes Sunday Specials focus on a specific genre that we don’t cover in depth here at WREK. Sometimes we highlight a particular artist. It is always exciting. Tune in to hear our DJ’s favorite music.

The last show (128kbps / 24kbps)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The show before (128kbps / 24kbps)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Sunday Special – Post Punk Pink

Romeo Void – White Sweater

Shopping – Private Party

Nots – Decadence

Mika Miko – Business Cats

Sneaks – Red Ludus – My Cherry Is In Sherry

Algebra Suicide – Seasonal Zombies

Ataque de Caspa – Nigeria

Bush Tetras – Too Many Creeps

Vivien Goldman – Private Armies

Marine Girls – 20,000 Leagues

Young Marble Giants – N.I.T.A.

X-Ray Spex – Art-I-Ficial

Essential Logic – Wonderful Offer

Au Pairs – Unfinished Business

Pylon – Precaution

Kleenex – Nice

Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Wawa

Savages – No Face

Sunday Special – LTT! Improv Show

Thank you once again from the Let’s Try This! Improv group!

We hope you had a good laugh!

House of Horrors Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

houseofhorrors

This 2 hour of block of terror inducing music was as follows…

Read more

Sunday Special – Visions of the Country

Bump song: John Fahey — Orinda-Moranga

7:00
John Fahey — My Station Will Be Changed After While
Leo Kottke — The Driving of the Year Nail
Leo Kottke — The Last of the Arkansas Greyhounds
Steffan Basho-Junghans — Wild Horse Ramble
Suni McGrath — Cornflower Suite
Suni McGrath — Picnic on the Moor

7:30
Suni McGrath — Garden of Afternoon
Sandy Bull — Little Maggie
Glenn Jones — Lindon Avenue Stomp
Glenn Jones — One Jack Rose (That I Mean)
Jack Rose — Rappahanock River Rag (for William Moore)
Jack Rose — Sunflower River Blues
Jack Rose — Flirtin’ with the Undertaker

8:00
Sir Richard Bishop — Rasheed
Sir Richard Bishop — Quiescent Return
Robbie Basho — Rocky Mountain Raga
Robbie Basho — Orphan’s Lament
Robbie Basho — Green River suite
Robbie Basho — Wounded Knee Soliloquy

8:30
John Fahey — Brenda’s Blues
John Fahey — Old Southern Medley
John Fahey — On the Sunny Side of the Ocean
John Fahey — Poor Boy
John Fahey — Tell Her to Come Back Home

Sunday Special: 9-0 Life&Times

Below is the playlist for this week’s Sunday Special, which featured socially conscious and jazz-inflected hip-hop of the 1990s and 2010s.

The Scott-Heron Set
Gil Scott-Heron / “Message to the Messengers” /
Spirits / 1994
Gil Scott-Heron / “I’ll Take Care of You” /
I’m New Here / 2010
Drake, ft. Rihanna / “Take Care” /
Take Care / 2011

The Long Breath Set
Logic / “Under Pressure” / Under Pressure / 2014
Ms. Lauryn Hill / “Superstar” /
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill / 1998

The Message Set Part I
Queen Latifah / “U.N.I.T.Y.” / Black Reign / 1993

Lupe Fiasco / “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” / Food & Liquor II (The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 / 2012

The Message Set Part II
J. Cole / “Love Yourz” /
2014 Forest Hills Drive / 2014
Ice Cube & Common / “Real People” /
Barbershershop The New City / 2016
Par. / “Mumbai II” /
Dot in the City / 2016

The Education Set
Jungle Brothers / “Acknowledge Your Own History” / Done by the Forces of Nature / 1989
The Fugees / “Vocab” /
Blunted on Reality / 1994
Mos Def / “Mathematics” /
Black on Both Sides / 1999

The Jazz Set
De La Soul, ft. Maceo Parker / “I Be Blowin’” / Buhloone Mindstate / 1993
Digable Planets, “Rebirth of Slick (Cool like Dat),” Reachin’ (A Refutation of Time and Space) / 1993
Neneh Cherry, ft. Guru / “Sassy” /
Homebrew / 1992
Common / “The People” / Finding Forever / 2007

R.I.P. Phife Dawg
A Tribe Called Quest / “Can I Kick It?” / People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm / 2015

Dot in the City Single
Par., ft. Nineesha / “See Her Dance” /
Dot in the City / 2016

We Out
Outkast / “ATLiens” / ATLiens / 1996

For further listening, here are the songs we didn’t have time to play:

The Beastie Boys / “Finger-Lickin’ Good” / Check Your Head / 1992
Us3 / “Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)” /
Hand on the Torch / 1993
Meshell Ndegeocello / “Shoot’n Up and Gett’n High” /
Plantation Lullabies / 1993

Nas / “The World Is Yours” / Illmatic / 1994

The Roots, ft. Erykah Badu / “You Got Me” / Things Fall Apart / 1999

Kendrick Lamar / “Rigamortis” / Section.80 / 2011

Ana Tijoux / “Somos Sur” / Vengo / 2014