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your host, Peter

Take a search break and spend an hour with Peter as he plays what he’s been listening to and shares where those discoveries — new and old — are coming from.


Expect eclectic, but depend on at least some international, jazz, indie and ambient. No algorithms allowed.


New episodes are available every other Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. EST exclusively on soundwaves.

Roll the Credits – Danielle Ponder

Bold Soul Sister – Ike and Tina Turner

High on Your Love – Kings Go Forth

T.I.B.W.F. – The Budos Band

The Thief in Marrakesh – Arc de Soleil

Every Man To His Own Profession – Louis Jordan & His Tympani Five

Rush Hour – Archer Prewitt

Workers’ Song – Dick Gaughan

Career Opportunities – The Clash

Uptight Tonight – Reigning Sound

Cardboard Bachs – Johnny III

Little Girl – Syndicate of Sound

Hey Lover – The Daughters of Eve

Archie, Marry Me – Alvvays

I Want Wind to Blow – The Microphones

The Last Remaining Light – For Caspian

Seattle Party – Chastity Belt

Tesko Mi Je Zaboravit Tebe – Branko Mataja

The Explorers Club, Summer Air Stan Getz, Luiz Bonfá & Maria Toledo, Saudade vem Correndo The Pharcyde, Runnin’ Tom Skinner, The Journey Vilayat Khan, Arrival in Benares Bay-Kays, Soul Finger Casino Versus Japan, It’s Very Sunny M83, Raconte Moi una Histoire Juan Wauters, Lost in Soup The Beets, Cold Lips The Pastels, Speeding Motorcycle Daniel Johnston, Tue Love Will Find You in the End Antony, If it Be Your Will Acid Ghost, Sandy Kim Erik Friedlander, Airstream Envy Joanna Sternberg, Stockholm Syndrome Victoria Spivey, Eagle and Hawk Fruit Bats, Flamingo

  1. An Air Conditioned Man – Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
  2. My Queen is Harriet Tubman – Sons of Kemet
  3. Till It’s Done – D’Angelo and The Vanguard
  4. Summer Breeze – DJ Quik
  5. I Know You Got Soul – Bobby Byrd
  6. Pretty Ballerina – The Left Banke
  7. Rudolf Nureyev – Love Tractor
  8. Ballerina Out of Control – The Ocean Blue
  9. Hello, How Do You Do The Pretty Things – Philippe Debarge
  10. You Can Have a Cell Phone, That’s OK But Not Me –  Jonathan Richman
  11. Time Will Tell – Jimmy Cliff
  12. El Beach – The Limiñanas
  13. Walk On – Neil Young
  14. Daydream – Being Dead
  15. All You Know  – Acetone
  16. Guitarras de Media Noche – Antonio Bribiesca
  1. Borrowed Time – Parquet Courts
  2. Disco Dancer – Kiki Gyan
  3. Chaklaim Bemaadim – ANATOPIA
  4. NY Excuse (Nite Remix) – Soulwax
  5. Enchantica – Jon Kennedy
  6. A Nanny in Manhattan – Lilys
  7. The Stupid Babies – Babysitters
  8. Baby Sitter – Betty Wright
  9. Bam Bam – Sister Nancy
  10. Bang Bang – Joe Cuba Sextet
  11. Wide Awake – The Meeting Places
  12. Mataisah-hik Sagan – David Darling & The Wulu Bunun
  13. Yesterday’s World – Circulatory System
  14. Pal of Mine – Blind Willie McTell
  15. Blind WIllie – Sonny Sharrock
  16. Come Around – Carla dal Forno (Australia, 2022)
  17. Come Live With Me – Dorothy Ashby
  18. Wonder Wonder – Edith Frost
  1. Suns Out – Hoops
  2. Some Sunsick Day – Morgan Delt
  3. Raspberry Jam – Allah Las
  4. Hot Fun in the Summertime – Sly & the Family Stone
  5. Heatwave – Cobra Man
  6. Let’s Go – The Feelies
  7. Everybody Loves the Sunshine – Roy Ayers Ubiquity
  8. The Tide Is High – The Paragons
  9. My Beach – Surf Punks
  10. Surfin’ With the Shah – Urinals
  11. Love You This Summer – Big Black Delta
  12. Let Her Go – Mac DeMarco
  13. Before I Let Go – Frankie Beverly and Maze
  14. Blue Beach, Welcome to Your Beach – Steve Hiett
  15. Fourth of July – Galaxie 500
  16. Nantucket Island – Willie Wright
  17. La Mer – Django Reinhardt
  1. Rapar Wuon Osimbo – C.K. Jazz Band
  2. Kudos – Surf City
  3. Magic Sam’s Boogie (Live) – Magic Sam and Shakey Jake
  4. Toubouk Ine Chihoussay – Etran de L’Air
  5. I Wanna Get High to the Music – Pardoner
  6. Take it Easy My Brother Charles – Jorge Ben Jor
  7. Preta Pretinha – Novos Baianos
  8. Baby – Os Mutantes
  9. The Heal Toe Bounce – Sleep Sound
  10. Running Back to You – The Juan Maclean
  11. Mahi Mahi – Moonfish
  12. El Jardin – Hermanos Gutiérrez
  13. One Fine Morning – Bill Callahan
  14. This Too Shall Pass – Laraaji


  1. Gorin Kajfes Subtropic Arkestra, Le Monde Avait 5 Ans
  2. Paladin, Third World
  3. Nina Simone, 22nd Century
  4. Professor Longhair, Big Chief Parts 1& 2
  5. Half Japanese, One Million Kisses
  6. Milton Nascimento, Todo O Que Voce Podia Ser
  7. Courtney Barnett, Avant Gardner
  8. Siouxsie and the Banshees, Hong Kong Garden
  9. Miracle Legion, All for the Best
  10. Kari Faux, Supplier
  11. Okay Temiz, Penguin
  12. Kleenex, Ain’t You
  13. Human Race, Human Race
  14. Malick Koly, Dolor
  15. Alabaster DePlume, Whisky Story Time


1 The Sea and Cake, Four Corners

2 Gwen Guthrie, Seventh Heaven

3 Broadcast, Corporeal

4 Kassa Overall, Ready to Ball

5 Brigitte Fontaine, Le goudron

6 Life Without Buildings, PS Exclusive

7 Dry Cleaning, Viking Hair

8 Wet Leg, Chaise Longue

9 Rapsody (w/ D’Angelo, GZA), Ibtihaj

10 Slim & The Soulful Saints, Fish Head

11 Modern Cosmology, Laetitia Sadier, Mombojó

12 Colin Stetson, Spindrift, A Time To Blossom

13 John Prine, That’s the Way the World Goes Round

Nothing’s Going to Happen

Tall Dwarfs

It’s in Your Heart Now


Ahmad’s Blues

Ahmad Jamal

Living in America


New Coat of Paint

Tom Waits

After Hours

Shilpa Ray

Lucky Once

Nick Waterhouse

Davy Crockett

The Headcoats

Billy & I

Travis Bretzer




Tullio De Piscopo

Gumball Machine Weekend


Connaissais de Face (Tiger?)

Khruangbin, Ginger Root

Long Beach Idyll

Chris Forsyth, Koen Holtkamp


  1. Mitote – Cochemea
  2. To Dream – Say Sue Me
  3. Wholly Humble Heart – Martin Stephenson and the Daintees
  4. Hotel 2 Tango – The Eyesores
  5. Sukhyi Dub – DakhaBrakha
  6. Words to My Song – Dry Bread
  7. Coming In On a Wing and a Prayer – Joseph Spence
  8. You Don’t Know What’s Going On – Exuma
  9. Tropical Fish Bowl – Barry Black
  10. Perfect Problematic – Pulseprogramming
  11. Atlantic Postcard – The Holydrug Couple
  12. Nile Waves – The Scorpions
  13. In Search of Balance – Reginald Omas Mamode II
  14. Jitterbug Waltz – Chet Atkins

Sally Go Round the Sun – Elephant Stone

Red Lady – Phil Cordell

Use My Body – Mavis John

Guilty – Lady Wray

Let It Happen – Jon Bap

Uptown – Loudon Wainwright III

She Moved Through the Fair – Margaret Barry

Bear Creek  – Lankum

Cod Liver Oil & the Orange Juice – The Mary Wallopers

Amampondo – Myrian Makenwa

H.S. Art – Swell Maps

Compared to What – Les McCann & Eddie Harris

Death (or S.F.?) – Twain

Kim Chee Taco Man – Kelley Stoltz

In the Mood – Pietersburg Star Boys


  1. Aubade – MC Solaar
  2. Violet – Helen
  3. Little Audrey – Stephen
  4. You Can Have It All – George McCrae
  5. Aselestine – Yo La Tengo
  6. Puro Teatro – La Lupe
  7. Cucurrucucú Paloma – Caetano Veloso
  8. La Llorona – Chavela Vargas
  9. The Earth Won’t Hold Me – Kathy Heideman
  10. Manderson Skate Park – David Pajo
  11. Freedom Blues – Little Richard
  12. Eye Know – De La Soul
  13. Ring Ring RIng (Ha Ha Hey) – De La Soul
  14. Om Shanti Om – Don Cherry

Black Moth Super Rainbow – Twin of Myself

Eddie Bo – Lover and a Friend

Car Sick Cars – Panda

Franco – La Rumba O.K.

Los Amparito – Por Medio de la Lectura

Sudan Archives – Selfish Soul

Miljon – What Does it Take

TONE (ft. Coby Sey) – So I Can See You

Friends of Dean Martinez – I Wish You Love

Kid Congo And the Pink Monkey Birds – He Walked In

Marie et les Garçons – A Bout de Soufflé

Hotlegs – Neanderthal Man

Louis Armstrong – Skokiaan