2019: DJ Top Tens

Radio Boise DJ Top Ten's for 2019

Radio Boise DJs have poured over their playlists and constructed their Top Ten lists for 2019. Some are composed of albums, some of individual tracks (and one DJ went for the decade). What you are guaranteed is that each selection provides the highest possibility that you will enjoy it. To own these albums or tracks yourself, please support local record stores and online services that pay artists.

Dan DeLion
Riff Häven, Tuesday 9-11pm
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Arrowhead – Coven of the Snake
Black Mountain – Destroyer
Holy Serpent – Endless
Mars Red Sky – The Task Eternal
Monolord – No Comfort
Starcrawler – Devour Me
Reignwolf – Hear Me Out
Valley of the Sun – Old Gods
The Well – Death and Consolation

DJ Pole-erd
Daft Manifesto, Tuesday 5-7pm
Eddy Current Suppression Ring – All In Good Time (Castle Face Records)
Arthur Russell – Iowa Dream (Audika Records)
Allah-Las – LAHS (Mexican Summer)
DIÄT – Positive Disintegration (Iron Lung)
Dehd – Water (Fire Talk)
Gary Numan – Replicas: The First Recordings (Beggars Banquet)
Modern Nature – How to Live (Bella Union)
The Stroppies – Whoosh (Tough Love Records)
Thigh Master – Now For Example (Goner Records)
Moon Duo – Stars Are the Light (Sacred Bones Records)

DJ TGoss
African Rhythms, Saturday 11am-1pm
Burna Boy – Anybody
Patoranking – Confirm feat.DaVido
Afro B (Drogba)Joanna
Runtown – Oh Oh Oh (Lucie)
SkiiBii – Sensima (Refix)
Nu Kru – If Its Love feat. ShaSha
Naira Marley – Soapy
Rema – Dumebi
Innoss’B – Yo Pe Remix
Teni – Case

Nocturne Blonde, Thursday 11pm – 1am
Combo Chimbita – Ahomale
Dexter Story – Bahir
Johnny Coley and the Weirds – Johnny Coley and the Weirds
Buck Young – Buck II: Where Do You Want It?
Spellling – Mazy Fly
Wilma Vritra – Burd
Gong Gong Gong – Phantom Rhythm
Salami Rose Joe Louis – Zdenka 2080
People Like Us – The Mirror

Grant Olsen
It’s Now Right Now, Wednesday 7-10pm
Space Funk: Afro Futurist Electro Funk In Space 1976-1984 (Soul Jazz)
Patrick Cowley – Mechanical Fantasy Box (Dark Entries)
Frank Ocean – “In My Room”
Bob Dylan – Travelin’ Thru (Columbia)
Miles Davis – Early Minor (Rare Miles From The Complete In A Silent Way Sessions) (Columbia)
Y La Bamba – Mujeres (Tender Loving Empire)
The French Tips – It’s The Tips
Run On Sentence – “Break Me” (Hush)
Disco Not Disco (Strut)
The World Of Keith Haring (Influences + Connections) (Soul Jazz)

Jason Beek
Spoonful, Sunday 11am-1pm
Bob Dylan – Travelin’ Thru, 1967-1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15
Mavis Staples – We Get By
French Tips – It’s the Tips
Neil Young – Colorado
Eilen Jewell – Gypsy
Cactus Blossoms – Easy Way
Los Straitjackets – Channel Surfing
Willie Nelson – Ride Me Back Home
Buddy Devore – Beautiful Day
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You

Jason Pretty Boy
Inner Workings, Friday 6-8am
note: This list is for the decade, vs. last year.
David Bowie- Blackstar (2016)
Kendrick Lamar- To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)
The Strokes- Angles (2011)
Muse- Drones (2015)
Alt J- An Awesome Wave (2012)
The Black Keys- Brothers (2010)
Radiohead- A Moon Shaped Pool (2016)
PJ Harvey- Let England Shake (2011)
Iggy Pop- Post Pop Depression (2016)
St. Vincent- St. Vincent (2014)

John McCarthy
Jazz Beyond the Sky, Wednesday 9am-noon
Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science – Waiting Game
Emmet Cohen Trio – Dirty In Detroit
Joshua Redman Quartet – Come What May
Ulysses Owens Jr. – Songs of Freedom: The Music of Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln & Joni Mitchell
Herlin Riley – Perpetual Optimism
Marlene Rosenberg – MLK Convergence
Steve Khan – Patchwork: Medio Mezclado
Houston Person – I’m Just A Lucky So and So
Avery Sharpe – 400: An African American Musical Portrait
John Coltrane – Blue World

Lovely Miss Kate
For Good Or For Awesome, Friday 5-8pm
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)
Brittany Howard – Jaime
Lana Del Ray – Norman Fucking Rockwell
Y La Bamba – Mujeres
Kishi Bashi – Omoiyari
Sudan Archives – Athena
Sigrid – Sucker Punch
The Claypool Lennon Delirium – South of Reality
San Fermin – The Comorant I
Metronomy – Metronomy Forever

Nichole Marie
The Rapture, Tuesday noon-3pm
Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2
Twin Peaks – Lookout Low
FRENSHIP – Vacation
Cherry Glazerr – Stuffed and Ready
Charlie Bliss – Young Enough
Barrie – Happy To Be Here
Chromatics – Closer to Grey
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You
Pinky Pinky – Turkey Dinner
Basement revolver – Wax & Digital

Night Nurse
Necessary Luxuries, Wednesday 5-7pm
Kelly Finnigan – The Tales People Tell
Alex Cameron – Miami Memory
Sleater-Kinney – The Center Won’t Hold
Gary Clark Jr – This Land
Neal Francis – Changes
The Teskey Brothers – Run Home Slow
Temple Canyon – Fortress
Black Pumas – Black Pumas
Durand Jones & The Indications – American Love Call
Grace Potter – Daylight

Norman Davis
Juke Joint, Monday 5-8pm
Whitney Shay – A Woman Rules the World (Little Village)
Jason Ricci – My Chops Are Rolling!! (EllerSoul)
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – KINGFISH (Alligator)
Beth Hart – War in My Mind (Provogue)
John Mayall – Nobody Told Me (Forty Below)
Casey Hensley – LIVE (Vizztone)
B.B. King Blues Band – The Soul of the King (RUF)
Gaye Adegbalola – The Griot (Vizztone)
Nancy Wright – Alive and Blue (Vizztone)
Mary Lane – Travelin’ Woman (Women of the Blues)

Sadie Mayhem
Femme Fatale, Saturday 5-7pm
Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?
Charly Bliss – Young Enough
Chastity Belt – Chastity Belt
Dressy Bessy – Fast Faster Disaster
Ex Hex – It’s Real
Frankie Cosmos – Close It Quietly
The French Tips – It’s the Tips
Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Summer Cannibals – Can’t Tell Me No
Tacocat – This Mess Is A Place

The Current, Thursday noon-3pm
Vampire Weekend – Harmony Hall
Pure Bathing Culture – Devotion
White Reaper – Might Be Right
Dude York – Should’ve
Caroline Polachek – Ocean of Tears
Sigrid – Sight of You
Jenny Lewis – Wasted Youth
The Japanese House – You Seemed So Happy
Drugdealer – Fools
Dry Cleaning – Magic of Meghan

Wayne Birt
Drift Correction, Sunday 8-10pm
Froth – Duress (Wichita Recordings)
Grey’s – Age Hasn’t Spoiled You (Carpark Records)
Ela Orleans – Music for Ears: An Introduction to Ela Orleans (Night School)
Chicos De Nazca – Since You Got It (682110 Records)
75 Dollar Bill – I Was Real (Thin Wrist)
Firefriend – Avalanche (Little Cloud Records)
Various Artists – Strain, Crack and Break Vol. 1: France (Finders Keepers Records)
The Soft Walls – Not As Bad As It Seems (Soft Music)
Black Midi – Schlagenheim (Rough Trade Records)
Various Artists – Sad About the Times (Anthology Records)