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Starfish and Coffee – Episode #24 (11.19.17)

Ah, push it! Ah, push it! Push it real good! The music was super fly on Starfish and Coffee Radio this week! With a playlist that was overflowin’, DJ Starfish and Little Beat kept the talking to a minimum and the music to the max. Check out episode #24 of Starfish and Coffee Radio to get down with this latest family-friendly dance mix.

Playlist:

  1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
  2. Biz Markie – Pancakes & Syrup
  3. RUN-D.M.C. – It’s Tricky
  4. Salt-N-Pepa – Push It
  5. Kool & The Gang – Jungle Boogie
  6. Martha High – A Little Taste of Soul
  7. The Muppets – The Muppet Show Theme
  8. Frances England – Bicycle
  9. The Be Good Tanyas – The Littlest Birds
  10. The Go! Team – Ladyflash
  11. Elvis Costelle & The Attractions – Pump It Up
  12. Mika – Grace Kelly
  13. Lil Deuce Deuce – Everybody Do The Flop
  14. Grenadilla – Sitting On Top Of The World
  15. Meghan Trainor – Better When I’m Dancin’
  16. Splash N’ Boots – Be With You
  17. They Might Be Giants – Hot Dog!
  18. Metric – Breathing Underwater
  19. The Clash – Should I Stay Or Should I Go
  20. New Radicals – You Get What You Give

Starfish and Coffee – Episode #22 (11.05.17)

Episode #22 of Starfish and Coffee Radio is in the books! DJ Starfish held down the fort as Little Beatwas attending the wedding of two of her stuffies, Hannah the Hedgehog and Greedo the Frog. Word on the street is that it was a very lovely wedding and the guests danced the night away to the magical tunes from Starfish and Coffee Radio. The music was magical this week with the likes of David Bowie, Amy Winehouse, songs from the Little Mermaid and the upcoming Trolls Holiday TV special, new music from Brian Fallon and Franz Ferdinand and loads more!

PLAYLIST

  1. Renee & Friends Ft. Maya Rudolph – Starfish and Coffee
  2. David Bowie – Sound and Vision
  3. Brian Fallon – Forget Me Not
  4. Metric – Everybody has a Talent
  5. Vampire Weekend – Holiday
  6. Caspar Babypants – My Pants Are On Vacation
  7. Belle & Sebastian – You Can Do It If You Try
  8. Joel Plaskett Emergency – Nowhere With You
  9. The Tragically Hip – In View
  10. Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending
  11. The Little Mermaid Soundtrack / Samuel E. Wright – Under The Sea
  12. Kygo Ft. John Newman – Never Let You Go
  13. Redbone – Come and Get Your Love (single edit)
  14. Billy Preston – Nothing From Nothing
  15. Trolls Holiday Soundtrack (Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake) – Love Train
  16. Madonna – Holiday
  17. Amy Winehouse – Monkey Man
  18. Donavon Frankenreiter – Your Heart

Starfish and Coffee – Episode #21 (10.29.17)

 

I was working in the lab late one night, when my eyes beheld an eerie sight….it was the Starfish and Coffee Halloween Special!

What an amazing and fun show Starfish and Coffee had on Sunday October 29th! It was no monster mash. It was a full on Halloween music bash! DJ Spookfish (aka DJ Starfish) and Little Meow (aka Little Beat) scared up a super sweet mix of Halloween related music, had everyone in stitches with Halloween jokes and talked about clever and easy to make costumes. Oh, and we had another tricky ‘What’s That Sound?’ sound challenge.

Make sure to listen to this episode and let it be the soundtrack to your family Halloween dance party!

PLAYLIST
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1. Whodini – Freaks Come Out At Night
2. Michael Jackson – Thriller
3. Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters
4. Stevie Wonder – Superstition
5. X-Files TV Theme
6. Twilight Zone TV Theme
7. The Addams Family TV Theme
8. Richard O’Brien – Time Warp
9. Bobby “Boris” Picket & The Crypt Keepers – Monster Mash
10. David Seville – Witch Doctor
11. Sheb Wooley – The Purple People Eater
12. Talking Heads – Psycho Killer
13. Duran Duran – Hungry Like The Wolf
14. The Archies – Sugar, Sugar
15. Bow Wow Wow – I Want Candy
16. New Edition – Candy Girl
17. Glee Cast – Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead
18. Crash Test Dummies – The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead
19. Casper The Friendly Ghost TV Theme
20. The California Honeydrops – Pumpkin Pie
21. The White Stripes – Little Ghost
22. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Put A Spell On You

Starfish and Coffee – Episode #20 (10.22.17)

East side to the west side, no diggity the October 22nd episode of Starfish and Coffee Radio was where it was at. DJ Starfish and Little Beat blasted some killer tunes on the TWENTIETH episode of the show! The Roots, Guns N’ Roses, Nelly Furtado, Lil Deuce Deuce and Parry Gripp all represent this week.

Little Beat also blasted some speakers with some of her shouts of excitement for the Halloween edition of Starfish and Coffee Radio coming up on October 29th!

Episode #20 has another super crazy hard ‘What’s That Sound?’ sound challenge. It’s Kinder Surprise Egg vs. Knock-Off Silly Putty Egg. Two eggs will enter, one egg will leave.

Playlist:

1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
2. She & Him – In the Sun
3. Sarah Jane Scouten – Coupe De Ville Rag
4. Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – My Heart Will Go On
5. Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – My Heart Will Go On
6. Lil Deuce Deuce – Beep Beep I’m a Sheep
7. Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
8. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
9. Parry Gripp – Chicken Tender
10. Steppenwolf – Magic Carpet Ride
11. Bill Withers – Lovely Day
12. The Beatles – Twis and Shout
13. The Marvelettes – Please Mr. Postman
14. Nelly Furtado – Turn Off The Light
15. Snow – Informer
16. The Roots – We Have Fun
17. John Lennon – Stand By Me
18. Toronto – Your Daddy Don’t Know

Starfish and Coffee – Episode #19 (10.15.17)

Lend me some sugar, I am your neighbour! The October 15 episode of Starfish and Coffee Radio was a fast and wild musical ride. Episode #19 featured music from Stevie Wonder, Icona Pop, David Bowie, StoryBots and more! DJ Starfish took the show to a whole other level by playing a cover version of ‘Starfish and Coffee’ to start the show. You have to listen to this take on the song!

Little Beat brought out a new tricky ‘What’s That Sound?’ Sound Challenge. This time it was a trick or treat sized box of Smarties vs. a half-filled box of Tic-Tacs.

Playlist:

1. Renee & Friends, ft. Maya Rudolph – Starfish and Coffee
2. Vintage Trouble – Run Like The River
3. Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
4. Mista Cookie Jar & The Chocolate Chips – Inner Child Rock
5. StoryBots – Everybody Love Oranges
6. Phoenix – J-Boy
7. Icona Pop – GIRLS GIRLS
8. Tiesto, Stargate & Aloe Blacc – Carry You Home
9. Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch – Good Vibrations
10. Arcade Fire – Rebellion (Lies)
11. Stompin’ Tom Conors – The Hockey Song
12. Frances England – Jacques Cousteau
13. Grenadilla – Sitting On Top Of The World
14. Barenaked Ladies – Lookin’ Up
15. David Bowie – Golden Years
16. Bob Sinclair & Gary Pine – Love Generation

Starfish and Coffee – Episode #18 (10.08.17)

Take a look, it’s in a book!

Starfish and Coffee turned it up for Episode #18  with some of the tightest music played to date. DJ Starfish and Little Beat brought out a new song by Beck, we got our capes on with the theme song from DC Superhero Girls and rocked it with ‘Last Nite’ by The Strokes.

For all you fans of Little Beat’s ‘What’s That Sound?’ Sound Challenge, we had monster of a challenge for this episode!

Playlist:

1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
2. Major Lazer – Lean On
3. Beck – Up All Night
4. The Ting Tings – Shut Up And Let Me Go
5. Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
6. Tanika Charles – Two Steps
7. Danny Michel – What Colour Are You?
8. Journey – Any Way You Want It
9. The Strokes – Last Nite
10. No Doubt – Just A Girl
11. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Mozartistic
12. Barry Louis Polisar – I’ve Got A Dog And My Dog’s Name Is Cat
13. Counting Crows – Mr. Jones
14. The Stills – I’m With You
15. Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi
15. Bg Studios – Where In The World Is Carmen San Diego
16. Sing Cast – Auditions
17. Jordyn Kane – Get Your Cape On
18 Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough

Starfish and Coffee – Episode #17 (10.01.17)

Bottles and cans, just clap your hands! DJ Starfish and Little Beat were at it again with another dope episode of Starfish and Coffee​ on October 1, 2017!

Little Beat brought a crazy hard “What’s That Sound?” sound challenge, with two lollipops that were only different in colour. Spoiler alert – somehow DJ Starfish knows what purple sounds like. As for the music, well by now you know that you can’t go wrong when listening to Starfish and Coffee.

Oh, this week’s episode features a special treat for fans of The Simpsons. We played the song from the ‘Land of Chocolate’ scene.

 

 

THE MUSIC
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1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
2. Capital Cities – Safe and Sound
3. Pickin’ On Series – Safe and Sound
4. The Kerplunks – Cake
5. Ella Fitzgerald – Old McDonald
6. Laurie Johnson – Happy-Go-Lively
7. Spice Girls – Stop
8. Mariah Carey – Fantasy
9. Men Without Hats – Pop Goes The World
10. Eurythmics vs. Steve Angello – Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of These)
11. Tegan and Sara – Closer
12. Supergrass – Alright
13. Electric Light Orchestra – Mr. Blue Sky
14. Nathan Willett – Saturday
15. Mike Phirman – WHat Makes the Breakfast?
16. Shad – Rose Garden
17. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Space Cadet

Starfish and Coffee Episode #15 (09.17.17)

 

 

And just like that, Starfish and Coffee is 15 episodes old. Wow! Where did the time go? Next week – the Sweet Sixteen.

The Sunday September 17, 2017 episode was a jolly good show. We played new music from The Barenaked Ladies and The Philosopher Kings, along with classics from “Weird Al” and New Kids On The Block. Yes, you read that right. NKOTB. We also launched our Splash N’ Boots VIP Ticket Give-Away Contest. Plus, we had not one, but two ‘What’s That Sound’ sound challenges put together by Little Beat.

You can find out more about the contest, and get your ballots to enter, at the top of our Facebook Page.

THE MUSIC
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1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
2. Ray Charles – Hit the Road Jack
3. Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – Roar
4. 8-Bit Universe – Shut Up and Dance (8-bit version)
5. Chuck Berry – You Never Can Tell
6. The Philosopher Kings – Still the One
7. Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
8. “Weird Al” Yankovic – Eat It
9. New Kids On The Block – Step by Step
10. 8-Bit Universe – Shake It Off (8-bit version)
11. Splash ‘N Boots – Hey!
12. The Reklaws – Hometown Kids
13. Barenaked Ladies – Lookin’ Up
14. Serena Ryder – Got Your Number
15. Hall & Oates – You Make My Dreams
16. Spencer Davis Group – Gimme Some Lovin’ (Single Mix)
17. The Black Keys – Lonely Boy
18. 8-Bit Universe – Smells Like Teen Spirit (8-bit version)
19. Buckner & Garcia – Pac-Man Fever

Starfish and Coffee Episode #13 (Sept. 3, 2017)

Kapow! Starfish and Coffee episode #13 (lucky 13) broadcasted live on Sunday September 3rd. Little Beat and I, DJ Starfish, were both back in the studio after a couple of weeks on the road. We wasted no time laying down some dope music and chatting up a storm.

Listen on-demand!

PLAYLIST:
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Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
OOZAKAZOO – Bubble Gum Bubble
Louis Prima – Pennies From Heaven
Toots & The Maytals – Pressure Drop (ska version)
The Minions – Y.M.C.A.
Modest Mouse – Float On
The Supremes – You Can’t Hurry Love
Coldplay – A Sky Full of Stars
St. Germain – Rose Rouge
Fast Romantics – Julia
dirtgirl – Jump
K-OS – Sunday Morning
The Isley Brothers – Shout
Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band – Piñata Attack
The Dollyrots – Walking On Sunshine
Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise (radio edit)
U2 – Magnificent

Starfish and Coffee

Starfish and Coffee is the soundtrack to your family dance party. We go live to air every Sunday night from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

DJs Starfish and Little Beat dish out music for the whole family to groove to. Kid-friendly tracks from the likes of the Black Keys, Feist, The Jackson 5, The Ramones, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and David Bowie are played together with music from some of the best children’s musicians that won’t annoy the parents, like Big Block Singsong, Parry Gripp, Cookie Monster, Jennifer Gasoi and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.

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