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STARFISH AND COFFEE RADIO #40 (03.25.18)

And so we say goodnight to the Starfish and Coffee Radio name. Episode #40 features a wild hour of music plus so many fun stories from Little Beat and DJ Starfish. This is a fitting way to close the Starfish and Coffee Radio experience.

In case you have not heard, the show is getting a new name starting on the Sunday April 1, 2018 broadcast. The show will still broadcast live-to-air from 6:30 – 7:30 pm on Sundays on 102.7FM CKMS at radiowaterloo.ca/listen. However, the team is going to sparkle things up with the new name. Catch the first episode of the show next week!

Playlist
1. Starfish and Coffee Radio (show theme)
2. The Clash – Train in Vain
3. Beck – Up All Night
4. I’m From Barcelona – The Painter
5. Lil Deuce Deuce – Beep Beep I’m a Sheep
6. Nice Horse – Pony Up
7. Kings of Leon – The Bucket
8. Daft Punk – Around the World
9. The Muppets – The Muppet Show Theme
10. Brian Fallon – A Wonderful Life
11. Beastie Boys – Make Some Noise
12. Chitty Bang – All Things Go
13. Fatboy Slim – Praise You
14. If You Love Someone – The Veronicas
15. Carly Rae Jepsen – Every Where You Look (The Fuller House Theme)
16. Dexys Midnight Runners – Come On Eileen
17. The Muppets – Popcorn
18. The Beatles – Hello Goodbye

STARFISH AND COFFEE RADIO – EPISODE #37 (03.04.18)

We march forth on episode #37 of Starfish and Coffee Radio. It is a non-stop dance party, with sounds from the worlds of soul, EDM and indie-pop.

DJ Starfish drops a bombshell about some upcoming changes to the show. You have to listen to find out what’s going on.

PLAYLIST
1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
2. WALK THE MOON – Anna Sun
3. CHVRCHES – Clearest Blue
4. Baron Von Rumblebuss – Flush the Toilet
5. KISS – Rock And Roll All Nite
6. Henry Mancini – The Pink Panther Theme
7. Booker T. & the M.G.’s
8. Lyn Collins – Think (About It) – single version
9. Five Alarm Funk – We Play The Funk (ft. Bootsy Collins)
10. Nikki Yanofsky – Jeepers Creepers 2.0
11. “Weird Al” Yankovic – Harvey the Wonder Hamster
12. Parry Gripp – Narwhal Eating a Bagel
13. Medeski Martin & Wood – Let’s Go Everywhere
14. Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk (Will Sparks remix)
15. Alvvays – Hey
16. Santigold – Banshee
17. Coldplay – Adventure of a Lifetime
18. Sleigh Bells – Rill Rill
19. David Bowie – Sound and Vision (1999 remastered version)

 

Starfish and Coffee Radio – Episode #35 (02.18.18)

Episode #35 of Starfish and Coffee Radio was fab, baby! The show was dedicated to the Beatles. We played Beatles’ originals, covers by the Beatles and covers of Beatles songs.

PLAYLIST
1. Richie Havens – Here Comes The Sun
2. The Beatles – She Love You (live)
3. Lady Madonna
4. The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night
5. The Beatles – Revolution
6. The Beatles – Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
7. Ramsey Lewis – Day Tripper
8. Stevie Wonder – We Can Work It Out
9. The Beatles – Roll Over Beethoven (live)
10. Chris Cornell & The Beat Bugs – Drive My Car
11. The Beatles – Paperback Writer
12. The Beatles – We Can Work It Out
13. The Beatles – Twist and Shout (live)
14. The Beatles – Hello, Goodbye
15. Quincy Jones – A Hard Day’s Night.
16. Jim Sturgess – I’ve Just Seen A Face
17. Nina Simone – Here Comes The Sun
18. The Beatles – Yellow Sumbarine
19. Raffi – Octopus’s Garden
20. The Beatles – You’ve Got To Hid Your Love Away
21. The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
22. The Beatles – The End

STARFISH AND COFFEE RADIO – Episode #34 (02.11.18)

Yo, Starfish and Coffee Radio was doin it and doin it and doin it well on episode #34! We went in the wayback machine to travel to back to the 90’s! We played some phat music and had a fresh time. This episode is certified diggity dank!

PLAYLIST
1. The Simpsons TV show theme
2. Prince – Starfish and Coffee
3. Will Smith – Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Theme
4. Vanilla Ice – Ice, Ice Baby
5. MC Hammer – U Can’t Touch This
6. SNAP! – The Power
7. Snow – Informer
8. Haddaway – What is Love
9. Len – Steal My Sunshine
10. The Cardigans – Lovefool
11. The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
12. Gin Blossoms – Hey Jealousy
13. U2 – Mysterious Ways
14. Spice Girls – Wannabe
15. Will Smith – Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It
16. SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song
17. Crash Test Dummies – The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead
18. Madonna – Vogue

 

Starfish and Coffee Radio – episode #30 (12.31.17)

Happy New Year! It was all about the music on this New Year’s Eve special of Starfish and Coffee Radio. We hope we set everyone’s night right with our little musical joy-ride.

Playlist

1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
2. Feist – 1234
3. Little Miss Higgins – I’m Gonna Bake My Biscuits
4. Scott Bradley’s Postmodern Jukebox – Hey Ya!
5. Led Zepplin – Fool In The Rain
6. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Three Little Birds (Stephen Marley and Jason Bentley Remix)
7. Shad – Keep Shining
8. Splash ‘N Boots – Dancing In The Boot
9. The Darcys – Miracle
10. The Black Keys – Gotta Get Away
11. She & Him – In The Sun
12. Caspar Babypants – My Pants Are On Vacation
13. The Donnas – Dancing With Myself
14. Imagine Dragons – Thunder
15. Madonna – Holiday
16. Prince – 1999

Starfish and Coffee – episode #28 (December 10, 2017)

Starfish and Coffee Radio episode #28 was off the charts! That’s a fact, Jack! DJ Starfish kept things super karate good with music from Phoenix, Etta James, My Little Pony, Sam Roberts Band and Spider-Man. Plus, there were Star Wars jokes!

Listen to episode #28 here and now to catch all of the fun!

Also, keep an eye out for Starfish and Coffee’s 2ish hour family New Year’s Eve dance party mix! You’ll be able to play it on demand and dance in 2018 with family friendly fun!

Playlist
1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
2. Etta James – Something’s Got a Hold On Me
3. Louis Jordan & His Tympani Five – Beans and Corn Bread
4. Little Eva – Let’s Turkey Trot
5. Ramsey Lewis Trio – Hang On Sloopy
6. Phoenix – Lisztomania
7. MGMT – Kids
8. Alessia Cara – Kids
9. My Little Pony Theme Song
10. Irene Cara – Flashdance…What a Feeling
11. Modest Mouse – Float On
12. Sam Roberts Band – Float On
13. Best Coast – Taking Turns
14. Lisa Loeb – I’m a Little Coconut
15. The Shins – Australia
16. Colony House – Growin’ Up
17. Brian Setzer Orchestra – Jump Jive An ‘Wail
18. We Bear Bears Theme Songs
19. Mexican Institute of Sound – Jalale
20. Michael Bublé – Spider-Man Theme Song (Junkie XL mix)

 

Starfish and Coffee – episode #25 (11.26.17)

And just like that Starfish and Coffee Radio turns 25 episodes old! Thanks to everyone who has listened and supported the show!

Little Beat and DJ Starfish put together a wild musical ride on the November 26th show, with music from a young Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Yo Gabba Gabba, Aretha Franklin and more!

Please note that we had some recording issues and so the show’s intro did not make it into episode 25’s podcast.

Playlist:
1. Prince – Starfish and Coffee (show theme)
2. Michael Jackson – Rockin’ Robin
3. Sister Sledge – We Are Family
4. Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady
5. CHIC – Good Times
6. Kurtis Blow – The Breaks
7. Ramones – Surfin’ Bird
8. The Beach Boys – Surfin’ Safari
9. Gloria Estefan & the Miami Sound Machine – Conga
10. Yo Gabba Gabba w. Weird Science – Go Crazy Remix
11. The Boomtang Boys – Popcorn – Microwave Mix
12. Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby
13. David Bowie & Queen – Under Pressure
14. Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime
15. Feist – 1234
16. K’NAAN – Wavin’ Flag
17. The Beatles – Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

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 #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