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Nicole Oppenheim: Ear Candy DJ Profile

When Nicole was 5, her grandfather gave her a yellow Mickey Mouse transistor radio.  It was old and had been well-loved by somebody.  It had an AM/FM switch, one speaker, and a dial with illegible numbers.  One of the best things about this radio was the weird sounds it would pick up at night, under the covers, as she'd slowly turn the dial through the AM frequencies.  Nicole would pretend she was picking up music from Mars and would host a radio show called "Sounds From Beyond!" with her stuffed animals standing in for extra-terrestrial musicians.  Although Ear Candy is her first broadcast show ever--which she launched at the ripe old age of 32--Nicole has been rehearsing for it all of her life.  "Sounds From Beyond!" gave way to a love affair with radio stations at the extreme ends of the dial (where you'd hear the best, most interesting stuff) and jobs at various record stores throughout high school and college.  Back when people used to make mix tapes, Nicole's were second to none--just like Ear Candy, where she makes a new mix every week.  Join the fun each Friday, 9am-12pm here on CHIRP!

You can listen to the most recent episodes of Ear Candy here.

Nicole Oppenheim: Ear Candy's Playlists

2/26 - 11am hour
James Brown - Star Time album artwork 11:54am James Brown Money Won't Change You Star Time (Polydor)
Track Notes: Buy James Brown Star Time at Reckless Records Buy James Brown at iTunes Buy James Brown Star Time at eMusic Add to Collection
11:50am Dry Cleaning Strong Feelings New Long Leg (4AD)
Track Notes: Record out 4/2! Buy Dry Cleaning New Long Leg at Reckless Records Buy Dry Cleaning at iTunes Buy Dry Cleaning New Long Leg at eMusic Add to Collection
11:43am La Casa Azul El Momento El Momento (Elefant)
Buy La Casa Azul El Momento at Reckless Records Buy La Casa Azul at iTunes Buy La Casa Azul El Momento at eMusic Add to Collection
11:39am CHAI ACTION Wink (Sub Pop)
Track Notes: Record out on 5/21! Buy CHAI Wink at Reckless Records Buy CHAI at iTunes Buy CHAI Wink at eMusic Add to Collection
11:36am Groovebox Local Out of my Mind (You Got Me) single (self-released)
Buy Groovebox single at Reckless Records Buy Groovebox at iTunes Buy Groovebox single at eMusic Add to Collection
Dâm-Funk - Toeachizown album artwork 11:29am Dâm-Funk Flying V Ride Toeachizown (Stones Throw)
Buy Dâm-Funk Toeachizown at Reckless Records Buy Dâm-Funk at iTunes Buy Dâm-Funk Toeachizown at eMusic Add to Collection
Nite Jewel - One Second of Love album artwork 11:24am Nite Jewel In The Dark One Second of Love (Secretly Canadian)
Buy Nite Jewel One Second of Love at Reckless Records Buy Nite Jewel at iTunes Buy Nite Jewel One Second of Love at eMusic Add to Collection
11:20am Pixel Grip Local Pursuit single (Feeltrip)
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11:13am Cibo Matto Moonchild Stereotype A (Warner)
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11:09am Lava La Rue Angel (featuring Deb Never) Butter-Fly (Marathon)
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11:06am Madlib Hopprock Sound Ancestors (Madlib Invazion)
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Midnight Sister - Painting the Roses album artwork 11:01am Midnight Sister Doctor Says Painting the Roses (Jagjaguwar)
Buy Midnight Sister Painting the Roses at Reckless Records Buy Midnight Sister at iTunes Buy Midnight Sister Painting the Roses at eMusic Add to Collection
2/26 - 10am hour
Primal Scream - Chaosmosis album artwork 10:56am Primal Scream Golden Rope Chaosmosis (First International / Ignition)
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Thievery Corporation - The Richest Man in Babylon album artwork 10:52am Thievery Corporation Heaven's Gonna Burn Your Eyes The Richest Man in Babylon (ESL)
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10:50am Har Mar Superstar Where We Began Roseville (self-released)
Track Notes: Record out 3/5! Buy Har Mar Superstar Roseville at Reckless Records Buy Har Mar Superstar at iTunes Buy Har Mar Superstar Roseville at eMusic Add to Collection
10:46am Juliana Hatfield Mouthful of Blood Blood (American Laundromat)
Track Notes: Record out 5/14! Buy Juliana Hatfield Blood at Reckless Records Buy Juliana Hatfield at iTunes Buy Juliana Hatfield Blood at eMusic Add to Collection
10:44am Juliana Hatfield Mouthful of Blood Blood (American Laundromat)
Track Notes: Record out 5/14! Buy Juliana Hatfield Blood at Reckless Records Buy Juliana Hatfield at iTunes Buy Juliana Hatfield Blood at eMusic Add to Collection
10:41am Babe Rainbow Secret Enchanted Broccoli Forest The Babe Rainbow EP (Flightless)
Buy Babe Rainbow The Babe Rainbow EP at Reckless Records Buy Babe Rainbow at iTunes Buy Babe Rainbow The Babe Rainbow EP at eMusic Add to Collection
10:37am Nice Biscuit Fen Chem single (self released)
Track Notes: By request for Zoë! Buy Nice Biscuit single at Reckless Records Buy Nice Biscuit at iTunes Buy Nice Biscuit single at eMusic Add to Collection
10:29am Jah Wobble End of Lockdown Dub End of Lockdown Dub (self-released)
Track Notes: By request for Mark! Buy Jah Wobble End of Lockdown Dub at Reckless Records Buy Jah Wobble at iTunes Buy Jah Wobble End of Lockdown Dub at eMusic Add to Collection
10:24am Fruit Bats Local The Balcony The Pet Parade (Merge)
Track Notes: Record out 3/5! Buy Fruit Bats The Pet Parade at Reckless Records Buy Fruit Bats at iTunes Buy Fruit Bats The Pet Parade at eMusic Add to Collection
10:21am Talking Heads Pulled Up Talking Heads '77 (Sire)
Track Notes: By request for Bob! Buy Talking Heads Talking Heads '77 at Reckless Records Buy Talking Heads at iTunes Buy Talking Heads Talking Heads '77 at eMusic Add to Collection
10:15am C. Tangana Comerte Entera single (Sony Music Espana)
Track Notes: By request! Buy C. Tangana single at Reckless Records Buy C. Tangana at iTunes Buy C. Tangana single at eMusic Add to Collection
10:11am Greenlights Music Local Peligro The Art of Poise (Self-released)
Buy Greenlights Music The Art of Poise at Reckless Records Buy Greenlights Music at iTunes Buy Greenlights Music The Art of Poise at eMusic Add to Collection
10:07am Rihanna Umbrella (feat. Jay-Z) Good Girl Gone Bad (Island/Def Jam)
Track Notes: THROWBACK TRACK OF THE WEEK!!! Buy Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad at Reckless Records Buy Rihanna at iTunes Buy Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad at eMusic Add to Collection
10:00am HLDAY MAGIK Local DO THE NEON SLD (do the neon slide) MUSIC 4 UR EARS (self-released)
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2/26 - 9am hour
9:54am Gary Numan Music for Chameleons I, Assassin (Beggars Banquet)
Buy Gary Numan I, Assassin at Reckless Records Buy Gary Numan at iTunes Buy Gary Numan I, Assassin at eMusic Add to Collection
9:49am Disappears Local Replicate Pre Language (kranky)
Track Notes: By request for Elizabeth! Buy Disappears Pre Language at Reckless Records Buy Disappears at iTunes Buy Disappears Pre Language at eMusic Add to Collection
9:46am Cheekface No Connection Emphatically No. (New Professor)
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9:39am Bleeding Rainbow Wasting Time Prism Eyes (Hozac)
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