Episode 39: October Skywalker

This month’s humble beginnings tread the galaxy’s sonic pathways to fight the crotchety empire that is the business of adulthood with tunes from Utfo, Ice-Tea, The Fugees, 10cc, Amanaz, TOPS, Matty, Hinds, Kim Jung Mi, Chassol, Keren Ann, Yuksek, Sun Ra, and Sudan Archives among other artists who conjure the Force.


  1. Wanna Rock by Utfo on Hits (Select Records)
  2. Mic Contract by Ice-T on O.G. Original Gangster (Sire Records)
  3. Full Clip by Gang Starr on Full Clip: A Decade Of Gang Starr (Virgin Records)
  4. Fu-Gee-La by Fugees on The Score (Columbia)
  5. Seven Wheel Motion by Knife Knights on 1 Time Mirage (Sup Pop)
  6. Ivy League Circus by Gordon Voldwell on Ivy League Circus (Cantora Records)
  7. Haitian Divorce by Steely Dan on The Royal Scam (Geffen)
  8. Honeymoon With B Troop by 10cc on Deceptive Bends (Mercury Records)
  9. Something You Got by Wilson Pickett on The Exciting Wilson Pickett (Rhino Atlantic)
  10. Kale by Almanaz on Africa (Now Again Records)
  11. Cloudy Skies by TOPS on Sugar at the Gate (Arbutus Records)
  12. How Can He Be by Matty on Déjàvu (S/R)
  13. Between Cans by Hinds on Barn (Mermaid Avenue/Mom+Pop)
  14. It's Raining by Kim Jung Mi on Now (Lion Productions)
  15. Reich & Darwin by Chassol, Keren Ann, Yuksek on Ultrascores II (Tricatel)
  16. Kogarashi by Kikagaku Moyo on House in the Tall Grass (Guruguru Brain)
  17. Runnin' by The Pharcyde on Labcabincalifornia (The Bicycle Music Company)
  18. The Memory Junkie by Glub Kuru on Giving In (Dog Holiday Records)
  19. Fern Beard by The Submarines on Honeysuckle Weeks (Nettwerk Records)
  20. Nature Springs by The Good, the Bad & the Queen on S/T (Parlophone UK)
  21. Door To The Cosmos by Sun Ra on DJ-Kicks (MCDE DJ Kicks) (!K7 Records)
  22. Pay Attention by Sudan Archives on Sink (Stones Throw Records)
  23. Woo Are You by E Ruscha V & Woo on Woo Are You (Beats In Space)