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DJ Stranger Waves DJ Profile

 I got my start in community radio out in Oregon at the station Freeform Portland and fell in love with it right away.

I like to spin an eclectic mix of Indie Rock/Pop, Doo-Wop, Motown, 60's girl groups, Garage Rock, Punk/Post-Punk, Surf, Dance/Electronic,Synth stuff, Riot Grrrl, 80's music & New Wave, Soul, 1920's style Jazz & Ragtime, Blues, and early Rock-N-Roll along w/ featuring plenty of Women, LGBTQIA+ and Artists of Color. 

In addition to DJ'ing, I also serve as Chirp's Assistant Marketing Director. You can tune in to my show every Sunday morning from 6-9 am, and follow me on Twitter and Instagram @dj_stranger_waves. Check out my last two shows at our archives here.

DJ Stranger Waves's Playlists

6/23 - 8am hour
8:54am Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds We Love You La Araña Es La Vida (In the Red)
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8:48am Sacred Paws Life's Too Short Run Around the Sun (Merge)
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8:41am Sylvester You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) (Fantasy)
Track Notes: 1978 - American disco and soul vocalist, musician, bandleader, songwriter, and producer. Buy Sylvester You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) at Reckless Records Buy Sylvester at iTunes Buy Sylvester You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) at eMusic Add to Collection
Gaye Adegbalola - Gaye Without Shame album artwork 8:38am Gaye Adegbalola Queer Blues Gaye Without Shame (Hot Toddy Music)
Track Notes: 2008 - a Blues Music Award winner, is best known musically as a founding member of the group Saffire. Buy Gaye Adegbalola Gaye Without Shame at Reckless Records Buy Gaye Adegbalola at iTunes Buy Gaye Adegbalola Gaye Without Shame at eMusic Add to Collection
8:32am Angel Haze Ft. Sia Battle Cry Battle Cry (Self-Released)
Track Notes: 2014 Buy Angel Haze Ft. Sia Battle Cry at Reckless Records Buy Angel Haze Ft. Sia at iTunes Buy Angel Haze Ft. Sia Battle Cry at eMusic Add to Collection
8:28am Queen Fat Bottomed Girls Jazz (EMI)
Track Notes: 1978 Buy Queen Jazz at Reckless Records Buy Queen at iTunes Buy Queen Jazz at eMusic Add to Collection
8:22am Lesley Gore Sunshine, Lollipops, And Rainbows Lesley Gore Sings Of Mixed-Up Hearts (Mercury)
Track Notes: 1963 Buy Lesley Gore Lesley Gore Sings Of Mixed-Up Hearts at Reckless Records Buy Lesley Gore at iTunes Buy Lesley Gore Lesley Gore Sings Of Mixed-Up Hearts at eMusic Add to Collection
8:16am Sister Sledge We Are Family We Are Family (Cotillion)
Track Notes: 1979 - They really were family: the group originally consisted of sisters Debbie, Joni, Kathy, and Kim Sledge. Buy Sister Sledge We Are Family at Reckless Records Buy Sister Sledge at iTunes Buy Sister Sledge We Are Family at eMusic Add to Collection
Jackie Shane - Any Other Way album artwork 8:15am Jackie Shane Sticks And Stones Any Other Way (Numero Group)
Track Notes: 2017 - 2 disc compilation from Numero Group of the '60's trans woman soul singer's recordings. Buy Jackie Shane Any Other Way at Reckless Records Buy Jackie Shane at iTunes Buy Jackie Shane Any Other Way at eMusic Add to Collection
The Blow Monkeys - Animal Magic album artwork 8:08am The Blow Monkeys Don't Be Scared Of Me Animal Magic (RCA)
Track Notes: 1986 - shout out to Andrew thanks for the fun request and tuning in! Buy The Blow Monkeys Animal Magic at Reckless Records Buy The Blow Monkeys at iTunes Buy The Blow Monkeys Animal Magic at eMusic Add to Collection
8:04am Erase Errata Cruising Night Life (Kill Rock Stars)
Track Notes: 2006 - Another California queer punk band from San Francisco founded in 1999. Buy Erase Errata Night Life at Reckless Records Buy Erase Errata at iTunes Buy Erase Errata Night Life at eMusic Add to Collection
8:02am Team Dresch Freewheel Personal Best (Chainsaw)
Track Notes: 1995 - Punk Riot grrrl band formed in Olympia, Washington:Donna Dresch, Jody Bleyle, Kaia Wilson, Marcéo Martinez. Buy Team Dresch Personal Best at Reckless Records Buy Team Dresch at iTunes Buy Team Dresch Personal Best at eMusic Add to Collection
6/23 - 7am hour
Divine - Shake It Up album artwork 7:59am Divine Shake It Up Shake It Up (Break Records)
Track Notes: 1983 - Harris Glenn Milstead's drag character Divine is most famous by their roles in John Waters films such as Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Polyester, and Hairspray. Buy Divine Shake It Up at Reckless Records Buy Divine at iTunes Buy Divine Shake It Up at eMusic Add to Collection
Ezra Furman - Perpetual Motion People album artwork 7:56am Ezra Furman Local Restless Year Perpetual Motion People (Bella Union)
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7:49am The B-52's Dance this Mess Around The B-52's (Warner Bros.)
Track Notes: This goes out to Debra! Love you friend thanks for listening and dancing along! Buy The B-52's The B-52's at Reckless Records Buy The B-52's at iTunes Buy The B-52's The B-52's at eMusic Add to Collection
7:45am The Gossip Listen Up! Standing In the Way of Control (Kill Rock Stars)
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7:42am Morgan Page Featuring Tegan And Sara Body Work Body Work (Nettwerk)
Track Notes: 2012 - Electronic music producer who started out sending in recordings to college radio stations in high school. Buy Morgan Page Featuring Tegan And Sara Body Work at Reckless Records Buy Morgan Page Featuring Tegan And Sara at iTunes Buy Morgan Page Featuring Tegan And Sara Body Work at eMusic Add to Collection
Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer album artwork 7:35am Janelle Monae Make Me Feel Dirty Computer (Wondaland)
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Erasure - The Innocents album artwork 7:31am Erasure A Little Respect The Innocents (Mute)
Track Notes: 1988 Buy Erasure The Innocents at Reckless Records Buy Erasure at iTunes Buy Erasure The Innocents at eMusic Add to Collection
7:28am Mélissa Laveaux Pretty Girls Dying Is A Wild Night (No Format)
Track Notes: 2013 - Haitian/French Canadian singer/songwriter. Buy Mélissa Laveaux Dying Is A Wild Night at Reckless Records Buy Mélissa Laveaux at iTunes Buy Mélissa Laveaux Dying Is A Wild Night at eMusic Add to Collection
7:19am Sufjan Stevens With My Whole Heart With My Whole Heart (Asthmatic Kitty Records)
Track Notes: 2019 - special single release for Pride month. Buy Sufjan Stevens With My Whole Heart at Reckless Records Buy Sufjan Stevens at iTunes Buy Sufjan Stevens With My Whole Heart at eMusic Add to Collection
7:17am Noah Reid Simply the Best Simply the Best (Not A Real Holding Company Inc.)
Track Notes: 2018 - cover of Tina Turner's 1991 single. Buy Noah Reid Simply the Best at Reckless Records Buy Noah Reid at iTunes Buy Noah Reid Simply the Best at eMusic Add to Collection
7:09am Tanita Tikaram Food On My Table Closer To The People (Ear Music)
Track Notes: 2016 - shout out to Zoe for the fab requests! Happy Pride to you! Buy Tanita Tikaram Closer To The People at Reckless Records Buy Tanita Tikaram at iTunes Buy Tanita Tikaram Closer To The People at eMusic Add to Collection
7:06am Sault Don't Waste My Time 5 (Forever Living Originals)
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Blondie - Best Of Blondie album artwork 7:01am Blondie Atomic Best Of Blondie (Chrysalis)
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6/23 - 6am hour
6:58am My Brightest Diamond Dorian Dorian (Rhyme & Reason)
Track Notes: 2019 Buy My Brightest Diamond Dorian at Reckless Records Buy My Brightest Diamond at iTunes Buy My Brightest Diamond Dorian at eMusic Add to Collection
6:50am Le Tigre I'm So Excited This Island (Universal)
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6:48am Dear Nora Creature of Habit Skulls Example (Orindal)
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6:46am Hunx And His Punx Cruising Gay Singles (Burger Records)
Track Notes: 2009 - Seth Bogart of Gravy Train!!!! and Shannon Shaw of Shannon and the Clams Buy Hunx And His Punx Gay Singles at Reckless Records Buy Hunx And His Punx at iTunes Buy Hunx And His Punx Gay Singles at eMusic Add to Collection
6:42am Glass Candy Johnny, Are You Queer ? Love On A Plate (Troubleman Unlimited)
Track Notes: 2002 - a cover of Josie Cotton's 1981 single. Buy Glass Candy Love On A Plate at Reckless Records Buy Glass Candy at iTunes Buy Glass Candy Love On A Plate at eMusic Add to Collection
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