The A.M. – Episode February 20, 2023

Program: The A.M.

Length: 180 minutes

A mid-episode throwback to Tony Allen inspires an extended jazz and afrobeat interlude in the show's second hour—consider it a warm-blooded antidote to the frozen landscape on this Family Day morning. Beyond that, it's your usual AM mix of ambient sounds, off-kilter pop, and occasionally explosive shoegaze, all calibrated to wake you up properly on a holiday Monday.


  • Softly Brushed by Wind
    Early Fern, featuring Joseph Shabason • Perpetual Care
  • Butterfly Sneezes
    Aagtive • Butterfly Sneezes EP
  • Bicycle Ballet
    Gilroy Mere • Gilden Gate
  • Computer Break (Late Mix)
    Khotin • Release Spirit
  • Root
    Howiewonder • Movements
  • Before We Don’t Have Time
    Afternoon Bike Ride • Glossover
  • Walking in the Rain
    Romare • Fantasy
  • Loving on the Moon
    R McCarthy • Dick Arkive: Issue 1
  • Her Purse Falls and Everything Scatters
    Applesauce Tears • Artifacts
  • Fall Apart
    Ashi Shonen • Divergence
  • Remind U
    Flying Lotus • Flamagra
  • Heimatort
    L CON • The Isolator
  • Way We Are
    Ben Marc • Glass Effect
  • Seventh String
    Makaya McCraven • In These Times
  • Ursa Major
    Phil Ranelin, Wendell Harrison, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Adrian Younge • Phil Ranelin and Wendell Harrison JID016
  • Starry Nights
    Adrian Quesada • Jaguar Sound
  • To the Moon
    King Canyon • King Canyon
  • Elastic Band
    Lightman Jarvis Ecstatic Band • Banned
  • Secret Agent
    Tony Allen • Secret Agent
  • Alutere
    Tony Allen • Secret Agent
  • Spoons
    Afel Bocoum, Damon Albarn, Toumani Diabaté • Mali Music
  • Staggered
    Minotaurs • Higher Power
  • Oh Me, Oh My
    Lonnie Holley, featuring Michael Stipe • Oh Me Oh My
  • Koto (Glimpse)
    Laraaji • Segue to Infinity
  • Diamond Violence
    Marker Starling • Diamond Violence
  • Sound and Vision
    Helado Negro • Modern Love
  • Dor Fodida
    Sessa • Estrela Acesa
  • Sylvia
    Arthur Verocai • Arthur Verocai
  • Vancouver 3
    Mac DeMarco • Five Easy Hot Dogs
  • Warmest One
    Beach Towels • Single
  • good - Water From Your Eyes Remix
    Winter, featuring SASAMI • Single
  • For What
    Sunglaciers • Foreign Bodies
  • Distance Dealer
    Fly Pan Am • C'est ça
  • Thieves
    Flywheel • You've Seen a Lot
  • Rice
    Young Fathers • Heavy Heavy