The Infinite Kaleidoscope 29 with San Francisco band Healing Potpourri

Today we talk with Simi Sohota, of San Francisco band, Healing Potpourri and explore the theme, "Comfort and Healing". Hear the entirety of Simi's song selections over at Spotify.

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Healing Potpourri, "Think About Us" (Official Video)

Healing Potpourri, "Blanket of Calm" (Official Video)

The origin of the name, "Healing Potpourri"


Healing Potpourri, "Think about Us"

The Mamas & The Papas, "Lady Genevieve"

The Beach Boys, "Big Sur"

Jessica Pratt, "Fare Thee Well"

Yukihiro Takahashi, "Sunset"

J Chrysanthemum, "Selling My Blood"

Joey Joey Michaels & A.M. Son, "Different Attitudes"

Mild High Club, "Me Myself and Dollar Hell"

Mndsgn, "Slowdance"

The High Llamas, "Doo-Wop Property"

The Clientele, "I Had to Say This"

Hiroshi Sato, "Say Goodbye"

Sean O’Hagan, "The Wild Are Welcome"

Video Age, "Lover Surreal"

The High Llamas, "Cookie Bay"

Infinite bisous, "Your Mind"

Bobby Caldwell, "What You Won't Do for Love"

Pearl & The Oysters, "Mermaid Perade"

Devin Morrisson, "Ayako"

Galore, "Deja Vu"

RAYS, "The Garden"

Marcos Valle, "Naturalmente"

Robert Wyatt, "I'm a Believer (Previously Unreleased Extended Version)"

Dent May, "Let Them Talk"

James Matthew VII & Young Guv, "Love For a Day"

J Fernandez, "Don't Need Anything"

Stephen Steinbrink, "Staring at a Rothko"

Sara King, Jake Epstein & Beautiful Ensemble, "Pleasant Valley Sunday"

Syd Barrett, "Wined and Dined"

R. Stevie Moore, "Time Stands Still"

Burt Bacharach, "Nikki"

Nick Drake, "Hazey Jane 2"

Healing Potpourri, "Pieces"


  1. Think about Us by Healing Potpourri on Blanket of Calm (℗ 2020 Run For Cover Records) Local
  2. Lady Genevieve by The Mamas & The Papas on People Like Us (A Geffen Records Release; ℗ 1971 UMG Recordings, Inc.)
  3. Big Sur by The Beach Boys on Feel Flows The Sunflower & Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971 (A Capitol Records release; ℗ 2021 Brother Records, Inc., under exclusive license to Capitol Records, LLC)
  4. Fare Thee Well by Jessica Pratt on Quiet Signs (℗ 2019 Kemado Records, Inc., d/b/a Mexican Summer)
  5. Sunset by Yukihiro Takahashi on Saravah! (℗ 1978 King Record Co., Ltd.)
  6. Selling My Blood by J Chrysanthemum (℗ 2020 Release Forms) Local
  7. Different Attitudes by Joey Joey Michaels & A.M. Son (℗ 2020 Joey Joey Michaels and A.M. Son)
  8. Me Myself and Dollar Hell by Mild High Club on Going Going Gone (℗ 2021 Stones Throw Records) New
  9. Slowdance by Mndsgn (℗ 2021 Stones Throw Records) New
  10. Doo-Wop Property by The High Llamas on Hawaii (℗ 1996 Alpaca Park Ltd. / V2 Music Ltd.)
  11. I Had to Say This by The Clientele on Suburban Light (Remastered) (℗ 2014 Merge Records)
  12. Say Goodbye by Hiroshi Sato on Awakening (Special Edition) (℗ 1982 ALFA MUSIC,INC./(P) 1986(9), 2005(10), 2014(1-8) ALFA MUSIC,INC)
  13. The Wild Are Welcome by Sean O’Hagan (℗ 2020 Drag City Records)
  14. Lover Surreal by Video Age on Pop Therapy (℗ 2018 Posh Rocket)
  15. Cookie Bay by The High Llamas on Snowbug (℗ 1999 Alpaca Park Ltd. / V2 Music Ltd.)
  16. Your Mind by infinite bisous (℗ 2020 tasty morsels)
  17. What You Won't Do for Love by Bobby Caldwell on What You Won't Do for Love (℗ 1991 BIG DEAL RECORDS)
  18. Mermaid Parade by Pearl & The Oysters on Canned Music (℗ 2018 Croque Macadam)
  19. Ayako by Devin Morrison (℗ 2018 NBN Records)
  20. Deja Vu by Galore on Galore (℗ 2020 Rocks In Your Head)
  21. The Garden by RAYS on You Can Get There from Here (℗ 2018 Trouble In Mind Records, LLC) Local
  22. Naturalmente by Marcos Valle on Marcos Valle (℗ 2006 Som Livre)
  23. I'm a Believer (Previously Unreleased Extended Version) by Robert Wyatt on EPs (.℗ 1999 Robert Wyatt under exclusive license to Domino Recording Co Ltd)
  24. Let Them Talk by Dent May on Warm Blanket (℗ 2013 Paw Tracks)
  25. Love For a Day by James Matthew VII & Young Guv (℗ 2019 MAXIMUM EXPOSURE)