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So… That’s it then. Almost 19 years of Alternative Therapy has officially ended. It’s been a good ride. I’d like to thank the volunteers and staff of KHSU. Their talent and creativity made KHSU what it was/is. It’s sad to see a great radio station dismantled – piece by piece – but nothing lasts forever. I would also like to thank the listeners. In the darkest hours at KHSU, I have been buoyed by your kind words. Even up to my last show, when a listener (tuning for the first time and last) called to ask me what I was playing. She wanted to know the name of the show and my name, and I didn’t have the heart to tell her, it was likely the last AT show ever. So I just let that moment lay there, and enjoyed it. Like all enjoyable moments, it was fleeting. My concern for those I’ve left behind runs very high. The stress on staff  – especially – is off the charts. I hope they can find a measure of peace somewhere in this mess. Me? I am going off to look for mine right now.

It’s been both a pleasure and privilege. B-bye!


Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass “Bittersweet Samba (Mocean Worker Remix)” from Whipped Cream & Other Delights Rewhipped (Remixes) on Shout!

Motel Beds “Mr. Salad Days” from Feelings on Fictionband Mechanics

The Datsuns “Somebody Better” from Headstunts on Cooking Vinyl

John Vanderslice “Speed Lab” from Mass Suicide Occult Figurines on Barsuk Records

Sons Of Freedom “Judy Come Home” from Sons Of Freedom on Warner Brothers

Steve Hackett “Ace of Wands” from Voyage of the Acolyte (Bonus Edition) on Virgin Catalogue

Radiohead “House of Cards” from In Rainbows on TDB Records

Kurt Vile “Wheelhouse” from B’lieve I’m Goin Down… on Matador

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile “Peepin’ Tom” from Lotta Sea Lice on Matador

Bourgeois Tagg “I Don’t Mind At All” from An Elpee’s Worth of Productions on Rhino

Neko Case “Halls of Sarah” from Hell-On on Anti/Epitaph

Calexico “Thrown To The Wild” from The Thread That Keeps Us on Anti-

Tom Verlaine “Saucer Crash” from Warm and Cool on Rykodisc

Tom Waits “House Where Nobody Lives” from Mule Variations on Anti-

The Monkees “Me and Magdalena” from Good Times! on Yep Roc

Rufus Wainwright “Pretty Things” from Want One on Dreamworks

Joni Mitchell “The Judgement of the Moon and Stars (Ludwig’s Tune)” from For the Roses on Asylum Records

Jackson Browne “For A Dancer” from Late for the Sky on Asylum/Inside Recordings

Randy Newman “Sail Away” from Sail Away on Reprise

Harry Nilsson “Si No Estas Tu” from Nilsson Schmilsson on RCA/Legecy

Isaac Hayes “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic” from Hot Buttered Soul – EP (Remastered) on Stax

Paul & Linda McCartney “Smile Away” from Ram on Apple

Matthew Sweet “Behind The Smile” from Blue Sky on Mars on Volcano

Weezer “Smile” from The Green Album on Geffen Records

The Killers “Smile Like You Mean It” from Hot Fuss on Island Records

The Fall “Smile” from Perverted By Language (Expanded Edition) on Castle Communications

Bruno Mars “Money Make Her Smile” from Unorthodox Jukebox on Atlantic

James Brown “Soul Power” from In the Jungle Groove on Universal Records

Real Estate “April’s Song” from Atlas on Domino Records

Chicago “Ballet For a Girl in Buchannon / So Much to Say, So Much to Give / Anxiety’s Moment / West Virginia Fantasies / Colour My World / To Be Free / Now More Than Ever (Medley) [Live on Soundstage]” from Chicago II (Stephen Wilson Remix) on Rhino

10cc “Une nuit a Paris, Pt. 1 / The Same Night In Paris, Pt. 2 / Later the Same Night In Paris, Pt. 3” from The Original Soundtrack on UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)

The Who “A Quick One, While He’s Away (Mono Version)” from A Quick One (Mono Version) on Geffen

Jimmy Smith “Blues After All” from House Party on Blue Note

Herbie Hancock with Tina Turner “Edith and the Kingpin” from River: the Joni letters on Verve

Paul Simon “Can’t Run But” from Rhythm of the Saints on Warner Bros

Talking Heads “Houses in Motion” from Remain in Light on Sire

Iron and Wine “Wolves (Song of the Shephards Dogs)” from The Shepherd’s Dog on Sub-Pop

Marc Ribot y los Cubanos Postizos “Esclavo Triste” from Esclavo Triste on Atlantic

Bob Dylan “Visions of Johanna” from The Bootleg Series, Vol 4, Live 1966 on Sony

Joni Mitchell “Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire” from Miles of Aisles on Asylum

Richard Thompson “1952 Vincent Black Lightning” from Acoustic Classics on Beeswing Records

Stephen Stills “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” from Just Roll Tape April 26, 1968 on Eyewall/Rhino

The Clash “The Magnificent Dance” from Super Black Market Clash on Epic/Legacy

Johnny Jenkins “I Walk on Gilded Splinters” from Country Funk (1969 – 1975) on Light in the Attic

Credence Clearwater Revival “Green River” from Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits on Fantasy

Tony Joe White “Pork Salad Annie” from Live from Austin, TX on New West

Joe South “Hush” from Classic Masters on Capitol

Procol Harum “Whisky Train” from A Salty Dog on A & M

Nona Hendryx & Gary Lucas “Sure ’nuff ‘n Yes I Do” from The World of Captain Beefhart on KFR

Stan Getz with The Gary McFarland Orchestra “Chega de Saudade” from The Best Of Bossa Nova, Vol. 1 on Verve


Martin Denny “Jungle Drums” from Afro Desia on SINETONE AMR

Elvis Costello & The Attractions “The Long Honeymoon” from Imperial Bedroom on Columbia

King Crimson “Matte Kudasai” from Discipline on Warner Brothers

Petra Haden “Sunrise” from Petra Haden Sings: The Who Sell Out on Bar None

Bee Gees “Holiday” from Bee Gees: Their Greatest Hits – The Record on P0lydor

Jose Feliciano “Nature Boy” from Finest Performances: Encore on RCA

Donovan “Get Thy Bearings” from Hurdy Gurdy Man on Epic

John Handy “Hard Work” from Hard Work on Impulse! Records

Chris Isaak “Except the New Girl” from san francisco days on Reprise

Steely Dan “Razor Boy” from Countdown to Ecstasy on ABC

Neko Case “Star Witness” from Fox Confessor Brings the Flood on unknown

Ryan Adams & the Cardinals “Easy Plateau” from Cold Roses on LOST HIGHWAY RECORDS

Buffalo Springfield “Pretty Girl Why” from Last Time Around on ATCO

Cake “Walk On By” from Prolonging The Magic on Capricorn

The Allman Brothers Band “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (Live At The Fillmore East/1971)” from At Fillmore East (Live) on Island Def Jam

Crowded House “Don’t Dream It’s Over” from Crowded House on Capitol Records

Wilco “She’s A Jar” from Summerteeth on Reprise

Peter Gabriel “Mercy Street” from US on Geffen

Beck “Missing” from Guerro on Interscope

June Tabor & The Oyster Band “All Tomorrow’s Parties” from Freedom & Rain Tour ’91 on Topic Records

Mick Ronson “Slaughter on 10th Avenue” from Slaughter on 10th Avenue on Snapper

Madness “It Must Be Love” from Madness on David Geffen Co

Joe Jackson “Fools in Love” from Look Sharp! (Remastered) on A&M Records

Gomez “Rex Kramer” from In Our Gun on Virgin

Willie Nelson “Darkness on the Face of the Earth” from Countryman on Island

The Beatles “I Need You” from Help! on EMI

The Guess Who “Laughing” from Canned Wheat on Buddha Records

Laura Nyro “Lu” from Eli and The Thirteenth Confession on Columbia

James Brown “Funky Drummer” from In the Jungle Groove on Universal Records

Peter Thomas “11 Uhr 50” from Moonflowers & Mini-Skirts on Marina

The Walkmen “Angela Surf City” from Lisbon on Fat Possom

Glasvegas “Geraldrine” from Glasvegas on Columbia

Foo Fighters “My Hero” from The Colour And The Shape on RCA/Legecy

Libido “Supersonic Daydream” from Supersonic Daydream on Fire Records

Dinosaur Jr. “I Ain’t Sayin’” from Where You Been on Cherry Red Records

Dum Dum Girls “Season in Hell” from End of Daze – EP on Sub Pop Records

Dr. John “Croker Courtbullion” from Gris-Gris on Rhino/Elektra

David Bowie “Never Get Old” from Reality on Columbia

Iggy Pop “The Passenger” from Lust For Life on Virgin

The War on Drugs “Under The Pressure” from Lost in the Dream on Secretly Canadian

Arcade Fire “Black Wave/Bad Vibrations” from Neon Bible on Merge

The Flaming Lips “Haven’t Got a Clue” from At War With the Mystics on Warner Bros.

Marc Ribot “Esclavo Triste” from Y Los Cubanos Postizos (The Prosthetic Cubans) on Atlantic

Neil Finn “Better Than TV” from Dizzy Heights on Lester

Grant-Lee Phillips “The Killing Moon” from nineteeneighties on Zoe

Feist “Graveyard” from Metals on Cherry Tree / Interscope

Graham Nash & David Crosby “The Wall Song” from Graham Nash & David Crosby on Atlantic

Richard Thompson “Easy There, Steady Now” from Mirror Blue on Capitol Records

Fleetwood Mac “Dust” from Bare Trees on Reprise

Joni Mitchell “The Tenth World” from Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter on Asylum

Bill Withers “Use Me” from Ain’t No Sunshine: Best of Bill Withers on Music Club Deluxe

War “Me and Baby Brother” from Deliver the Word on United Artists

Al Green “Here I Am (Come and Take Me)” from Call Me on Hi Records

The Isley Brothers “Live It Up” from Live It Up on T-Neck

The Stylists “Heavy Fallin’ Out” from Passion Is Fashion on X Production

James Brown “Soul Power” from In the Jungle Groove on Universal Records

Les Baxter “Saturday Night on Saturn” from space escapade on Capital

Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros “Get Down Moses” from Streetcore on Hellcat

The Shins “Painting A Hole” from Heartworms on Columbia

Modest Mouse “Sugar Boats” from Strangers to Ourselves on Epic

Rivers Cuomo “Buddy Holly” from Alone – The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo on Geffen

The Black Keys “Nova Baby” from El Camino on Nonesuch

Shocking Pinks “This Aching Deal” from Shocking Pinks on WM New Zealand

Jeff Beck with The Jan Hammer Group “Freeway Jam (Live)” from Jeff Beck with The Jan Hammer Group Live on Epic

John Hiatt “Perfectly Good Guitar” from Perfectly Good Guitar on A & M

Better Than Ezra “Summerhouse” from Deluxe on Elektra 0591

Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee “You Can’t Fix This” from Souncd City – Real To Reel on 606

Frank Black “I Don’t Want To Hurt You (Every Single Time)” from Teenager Of The Year on 4ADLtd.

R.E.M. “Houston” from Accelerate on Warner Bros.

Smashing Pumpkins “Tonight, Tonight” from Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (2012 – Remaster) on Virgin Records

Sloan “Year Zero” from 12 on Yep Roc Records

Gary Moore “The Loner” from Wild Frontier on Virgin

Aretha Franklin “Drinking Again” from Aretha Sings The Blues on Columbia

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Come and Be a Winner” from Soul of a Woman on Daptone Records

Daryl Hall & John Oates “What’s Important to Me” from Daryl Hall & John Oates on Buddha Records

Mocky “Birds of a Feather” from Saskamodie (Deluxe Edition) on Heavy Sheet Music

Love “The Good Humor Man He Sees Everything Like This” from Forever Changes on Elektra

Steve Wonder “Golden Lady” from Innervisions on Motown

Iron Butterfly “Iron Butterfly Theme” from Heavy on Rhino Atco

Jah Wobble “The Sun Does Rise” from A Little on the CD Side: Musician Magazine Sampler on Ivy Hill

Fleetwood Mac “Family Man (Remastered)” from Tango In the Night (Remastered) on Rhino/Warner Bros.

Tom Tom Club “Broken Promises” from Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom on Rhino/Warner Bros.

Jesus Jones “Right here right now” from Doubt on EMI UK

New Order “world” from Republic on unknown

Supergrass “Funniest Thing” from Life On Other Planets on Island

Fred Wesley & The J.B.’s “More Peas” from Funky Good Time: The JB’s Anthology on Polydor

Sandy Nelson “Teen Beat (1959)” from History Records – American Edition 77 (Original Recordings – Remastered) on History-Records

Fountains of Wayne “Survival Car” from Fountains of Wayne on Rhino Atlantic

Redd Kross “Uglier” from Researching the Blues on Merge Records

The Hold Steady “Chips Ahoy!” from Boys and Girls In America on Vagrant

Liam Gallagher “You Better Run” from As You Were on Warner Bros.

Kinski “Conflict Free Diamonds” from Cosy Moments on Kill Rock Stars

Japandroids “No Known Drink or Drug” from Near to the Wild Heart of Life on Anti-

Jake Shimabukuro “Bohemian Rhapsody” from Peace Love Ukulele on Hitchhike Records

King Crimson “Starless (Live)” from Live At the Orpheum on Discipline Global Mobile

P.F.M. “From Under” from Chocolate Kings on Esoteric Recordings

Badger “Wheel of Fortune” from One Live Badger on Floating World

Ennio Morricone “The Trio (Main Title)” from The Ennio Morricone Anthology A Fistful Of Film Music on Rhino

Yo La Tengo “Our Way to Fall” from And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out on Matador Records

Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions “Trouble” from Through the Devil Softly on Netwerk

Calexico “Miles from the Sea” from Edge of the Sun on Anti-

Willie Nelson “The Great Divide” from The Great Divide on Lost Highway

Crosby, Still, Nash & Young “Country Girl” from Deja Vu on Atlantic

Syd Barrett “Golden Hair” from The Madcap Laughs on Capitol

The Human League “Hard Times (Instrumental)” from Fascination! – EP on Virgin Catalogue

Courtney Barnett “Dead Fox” from Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit on Milk! Records/ Mom+Pop

Built to Spill “Carry the Zero” from Keep it Like a Secret on Warner Brothers

The Strokes “Is This It” from Is This It on RCA Records Label

The New Pornographers “The Fake Headlines” from Mass Romantic on Mint

Oasis “Live Forever” from Definitely Maybe on Reprise

Franz Ferdinand “Take Me Out” from Franz Ferdinand on Epic

Elastica “Love Like Ours” from The Menace on Atlantic Jazz

James Brown “Doin’ It to Death” from The CD of JB(Sex Machine and Other Soul Classics) on Polydor

Serge Gainsbourg “Cannabis” from Cannabis OST on Phillips

Phoenix “Don’t” from Bankrupt! on Atlantic Records

The Flaming Lips “The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song” from At War With the Mystics on Warner Bros.

Of Montreal “Forecast Fascist Future” from The Sunlandic Twins (Deluxe Version) on Polyvinyl Records

Grizzly Bear “Mourning Sound” from Painted Ruins on RCA Records

Armies, Gutter & Lombard “Chemistry (feat. Soufboi)” from Armies on Red Mustard Entertainment/PDank LLC

Wilco “Speak Into the Rose (Bonus Track)” from The Whole Love (Deluxe Version) on Anti/Epitaph

Suburban Lawns “Unable” from Suburban Lawns on IRS

Violent Femmes “Big Car” from We Can Do Anything on [PIAS]

They Might Be Giants “She’s Actual Size” from Apollo 18 on Elektra

T. Rex “One Inch Rock” from T. Rex (Deluxe Edition) on UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)

John Fogerty “Big Train (From Memphis)” from Centerfield on Warner Bros.

Aerosmith “Big Ten Inch Record” from Toys in the Attic on Columbia

Simon & Garfunkel “The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine” from Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme on Columbia

Elvis Costello “Two Little Hitlers” from Armed Forces on Columbia

Spin Doctors “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” from Homebelly Groove (Live) on Epic

The Blues Project “Flute Thing” from Projections on Verve

Emerson, Lake and Palmer “From The Beginning” from Trilogy on Atlantic

The Tiny “I Close My Eyes” from Gravity & Grace on Determine Records

The Lumineers “Sick in the Head” from Cleopatra on Decca Records

Pulp “A Little Soul” from This Is Hardcore on UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)

The Frames “Lay Me Down” from For The Birds on Plateau Records

Joanna Newsom “The Book of Right-on” from The Milk-Eyed Mender on Drag City

Alexander “Skip” Spence “All Come To Meet Her” from Oar on Sony

Young-Holt Unlimited “Good Vibrations” from The Definitive Young-Holt Unlimited on Brunswick Records

The Fleshtones “First Date (Are You Coming On to Me)” from First Date (Are You Coming On to Me) on Yep Rock

The Standells “Dirty Water” from Nuggets: Orignal Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era on Rhino

Question Mark & The Mysterians “96 Tears” from Are You for Real? on Rockbeat Records

The Monkees “I’m Not Your Steppin’ Stone” from Anthology on Rhino

Suzy Quatro “48 Crash” from Suzy Quatro on Rak

The Exterminators “Voo-Doo” from We’re Gonna Change The World! The 60’s Chicago Garage Sound of Quill Productions on Sundazed

The Cramps “The Mad Daddy” from Songs The Lord Taught Us on I.R.S.

Dick Dale & His Del-Tones “King of the Surf Guitar” from Greatest Hits 1961-1976 on GNP Crescendo Records

James Brown “Funky Drummer” from In the Jungle Groove on Universal Records

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass “Bittersweet Samba (Mocean Worker Remix)” from Whipped Cream & Other Delights Rewhipped (Remixes) on Shout!

Queen “The Night Comes Down” from Queen on Hollywood Records

Weezer “Death and Destruction” from Maladroit on Geffen

The Cure “Friday I’m In Love” from Galore (The Singles 1987-1997) on Polydor

Pretenders “Kid” from Pretenders on Rhino/Warner Bros.

John Doe “A Matter of Degrees” from Meet John Doe on DGC

Ryan Adams “Trouble” from Ryans Adams on Blue Note

Jimi Hendrix “Third Stone from the Sun” from Are You Experienced? on Reprise

Blood, Sweat & Tears “Manic Depression” from Live on avenue records

Spin Doctors “Spanish Castle Magic” from Stone Free: A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix on Reprise

Todd Rundgren “If Six Was Nine” from Faithful on Bearsville

Band of Gypsys “Who Knows” from Band of Gypsys on Columbia

Pink Floyd “It’s What We Do” from The Endless River (Deluxe Edition) on Columbia

Peggy Lee “Is That All There Is ?” from All-Time Greatest Hits, Volume 1 on Curb Records

Neil Young “I Am a Child” from Live Rust on Reprise

The Beatles “In My Life” from Rubber Soul on EMI

Bob Dylan “Forever Young” from Planet Waves on unknown

Ben Folds “Still Fighting It” from Rockin’ The Suburbs on Epic

Bob Dylan “Main Title Theme (Billy)” from “Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid” (Original Soundtrack) on Columbia

Stevie Wonder “Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)” from Music of My Mind on Motown

Marvin Gaye “Sparrow” from Here My Dear on Motown Records

Donny Hathaway “Flying Easy” from Extension Of A Man on Atco Records

Gil Scott-Heron “Lady Day and John Coltrane” from Pieces of A Man on Flying Dutchman

James Brown “Soul Power” from In the Jungle Groove on Universal Records

The Lounge Lizards “Well You Needn’t” from The Lounge Lizards on EG Records

LCD Soundsystem “Tribulations” from LCD Soundsystem on Capitol Records

Tom Jones “Situation” from The Lead and How To Swing It on Interscope

Thomas Dolby “Europa and the Pirate Twins” from The Golden Age of Wireless on Capitol Records

OMD “History of Modern, Pt. 1” from History of Modern, Pt. 1 – Single on Blue Noise

Foster the People “Are You What You Want to Be?” from Supermodel on Columbia

Tom Tom Club “On, On, On, On…” from Tom Tom Club on Sire Records Company

Return To Forever “Majestic Dance” from Romantic Warrior on Columbia

The Slits “FM” from Cut on Island Records

Pixies “Gigantic” from Surfer Rosa on 4AD

The Julie Ruin “Just My Kind” from Run Fast on TJR Records

Throwing Muses “No Parachutes” from Hunkpapa on 4AD

PJ Harvey “O Stella” from Dry on Island Records

Sonic Youth “Tunic (Song for Karen)” from Goo on DGG

Bill Frisell “Tired of Waiting for You” from Guitar in the Space Age! on Okeh

Laura Nyro “Buy and Sell” from First Songs on Columbia

Van Morrison “Slim Slow Slider” from Astral Weeks on Warner Brothers

Laura Marling “The Beast” from A Creature I Don’t Know on Ribbon Muisc

Jeff Buckley “Mojo Pin” from Grace on Columbia

Tori Amos “Space Dog” from Under the Pink on Warner Bros.

Jaco Pastorius “6/4 Jam” from Jaco Pastrorius on Sony Music

Belle and Sebastian “Step Into My Office, Baby” from Dear Catastrophe Waitress on Matador

The Dandy Warhols “We Used to be Friends” from Welcome to the Monkey House on Capitol Records

Nick Lowe “So It Goes” from Jesus of Cool on Demon Records

Spoon “Take the Fifth” from Girls Can Tell on Merge Records

Squeeze “Is That Love?” from Singles 45’s and Under on A&M Records

The Shins “Simple Song” from Port of Morrow on

Fred Wesley & The JB’s “Doin’ It To Death” on Funky Good Time: Anthology on Polydor