Starlight Society - Global Music Discovery

Starlight Society is about discovering new music from all throughout time and all across the world. We want to introduce you to sounds and bands you haven't been exposed to. The goal is break down borders and let the power of music unite us all.
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Touring the world one pair of headphones at a time...

Sep 28, 2015

It's show ten! Double digits! This week we'll explore metal, played acoustically at high speeds or with cellos (accompanied by a tall Japanese man on electric guitar), classic blues, experimental music from Brazil, Russian rock, a new song from my boys in Wingenfelder over in Germany, and many more things indeed. Let's get busy!

(Happy Birthday Avri!)



  • She” by The Sundays

  • One” by Rip Slyme

  • Dancing With Her” by Ewan Dobson

  • Jambalaya On The Bayou” by Harry Connick Jr.

  • Sene (Working the Land)” by Afro Celt Sound System

  • “Volare” by The Gipsy Kings

  • Minas de Cobre (For Better Metal)” by Calexico

  • I Disappear” by Wonderlick

  • I'm The Girl” by Heather Nova

  • Terra da Fantasia” by El Efecto

  • Let The Good Times Roll” by BB King

  • Staring At The Sun” by Ultra Vivid Scene

  • Beste Band der Welt” by Wingenfelder

  • Combat Baby” by Metric

  • Blue Storm” by Jay Chou

  • Будь моей тенью” by Splean

  • I Am Dust” by Gary Numan

  • Grace (feat. Hotei)” by Apocalyptica


Sep 21, 2015

This week, we've got some leftovers from show 8 as well as a whole slew of new stuff, including Portugese prog-dub, Israeli pop, Ozarkian soundscapes, Croatian cowpunk, Japanese post-rock/math-rock, gospel-esque rap/rock, acid jazz and some Bay Area locals. Welcome to new comers - you should consider going back and catching up on older episodes, but it isn't necessary for enjoyment. To my faithful stalwarts, let's carry on!

(Happy Birthday, Christy!)



  • "Come Pick Me Up" by Ryan Adams
  • "27 Jennifers" by Mike Doughty
  • "It's Gettin' Hectic" by The Urge
  • "1000 Godina" by PARTIBREJKERS
  • "Mexican Radio" by Wall Of Voodoo
  • "Oh Landou" by Blasted Mechanism
  • "Gibraltar" by New Diplomat
  • "Swamp Thing" by The Chameleons UK
  • "K'Mo Ha'eli (Like The Gods)" by Ethnix
  • "Human Scramble" by RHYMESTER
  • "Call It 95" by Herbie Hancock
  • "Blinded By The Lights" by The Streets
  • "Love Will Come To You" by The Indigo Girls
  • "Persistence and the Apis Mellifera" by Mercury Rev
  • "Everything Means Nothing" by toe
  • "Fire!" by The Midway State
  • "Laugh'n A1/2" by D.A.D.
  • "Walking In London (edit)" by Concrete Blonde
  • "Istillfeelher Pt. 5" by Captain Midnite & Jonny Craig
  • "Son Of The Morning Star" by The Twilight Singers
Sep 14, 2015

From August 26th to August 30th, I lived my own little version of "Grosse Point Blank." Yes, I went back to Omaha for my 20 year class reunion, against all better judgment, and came out feeling pretty okay about the trip. So this is, perhaps, a show that offers a little more insight into your host, but also does it through a musical journey, and will give you an idea of what the Midwest was like in the year 1995. I tell stories about friends and adversaries, and, most importantly, we play a lot of great tunes, both from that time period and outside of it.

This mix goes out to anyone who ever went to high school, but especially to those of Omaha Central High class of 1995. Enjoy the flashbacks.



  • "Sleepwalking" by The Chain Gang of 1974
  • "Jack And Diane" by John Mellencamp
  • "Brothers In Arms" by Dire Straits
  • "Just What I Needed" by The Cars
  • "Rebels of the Sacred Heart" by Flogging Molly
  • "Haunted Head And Heart (live from Hannover, 8/22/08)" by Fury In The Slaughterhouse
  • "Squib Cakes" by Tower Of Power
  • "Truckin'" by The Grateful Dead
  • "Our House" by Madness
  • "Because The Night" by Patti Smith
  • "Sundown Syndrome" by Tame Impala
  • "California (All The Way)" by Luna
  • "Shine All The Time" by Blue Moon Ghetto
  • "Keep Talking" by Pink Floyd
  • "Let Me In" by R.E.M.
  • "Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away)" by The Deftones
  • "Waiting Room" by Fugazi
  • "Public Transportation" by Satchel Grande
  • "These Are Days (Unplugged)" by 10,000 Maniacs
  • "Who Needs Sleep?" by Barenaked Ladies
  • "I Miss You" by Blink-182
  • "The Good Life" by Weezer
  • "Sample In A Jar (live at Outside Lands - 8/12/11)" by Phish
  • "John The Revelator" by The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
  • "Going To California (BBC Sessions)" by Led Zeppelin
  • "Into The Mystic" by Van Morrison
  • "Live Forever" by Oasis
  • "Come To California" by Matthew Sweet
Sep 7, 2015

On this week's episode, we dabble in music from all sorts of genres - grebo, psytrance, high-speed post rock, techno comedy, neo-soul, acid jazz and more... We'll get music from half a dozen countries, and expose you to a bunch of people most likely new to your particular palatte. It's episode #7, "I'm Pretty Big In Tokyo!"



  • "Tantrum" by Ned's Atomic Dustbin
  • "The Best Is Yet To Come" by Terry Hoax
  • "Bust A Move" by Infected Mushroom
  • "Treat Me Mean, I Need The Reputation" by Xploding Plastix
  • "In The Blood" by PVT
  • "San Angeles" by Maserati
  • "Тема Прошлого Лета" by Tequilajazzz
  • "Ring (feat. Willem Dafoe)" by Mint Royale
  • "Tiny Japanese Girl" by Savlonic
  • "I'm Not Leaving (feat. Martha Reeves and The Funk Brothers)" by The Crystal Method
  • "Fireworks On TV" by Bill Janovitz & Crown Victoria
  • "Green Lantern" by The Mutton Birds
  • "Lorelei" by The Pogues
  • "Song For A Girl Who Has One" by Too Much Joy
  • "Tobira" by Greeeen
  • "Naina" by Kamal Khan
  • "We Shall Not Overcome" by Frank Turner
  • "Thunder Clatter" by Wild Cub