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Artist Track New Approx. start time
Ella Fitzgerald  Azure   Options   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Aldous Harding  Damn   Options *   0:02:15 (Pop‑up)
The Chordettes  Soft Sands   Options   0:08:10 (Pop‑up)
Eddie Kendricks  Intimate Friends   Options   0:10:43 (Pop‑up)
Faith Evans  You Used To Love Me   Options   0:14:03 (Pop‑up)
Amber Mark  What If   Options *   0:17:51 (Pop‑up)
Ned Doheny  Before I Thrill Again   Options   0:21:13 (Pop‑up)
Fresh Band  Come Back Lover   Options   0:26:00 (Pop‑up)
Concentric Circles  Galileo   Options   0:36:03 (Pop‑up)
The Strangeloves  I Want Candy   Options   0:40:26 (Pop‑up)
Snapped Ankles  Hanging With the Moon   Options   0:43:20 (Pop‑up)
Juniore  Ah Bas D'Accord   Options *   0:47:18 (Pop‑up)
Vanishing Twin  Backstroke   Options *   0:50:36 (Pop‑up)
Yo La Tengo  White Lines (Don't Do It)   Options   0:56:46 (Pop‑up)
Etienne Jaumet  Unity   Options *   1:04:51 (Pop‑up)
Me and My Friends  You Read My Mind   Options *   1:09:39 (Pop‑up)
Sacred Paws  Wet Graffiti   Options *   1:12:34 (Pop‑up)
The Infinites  Nina Segovia   Options *   1:16:02 (Pop‑up)
PicaPica  Sucker Punch   Options *   1:18:03 (Pop‑up)
Eleni Mandell  Evelyn   Options *   1:20:53 (Pop‑up)
Petty Booka  Hang Down Your Head   Options   1:24:02 (Pop‑up)
Jacqueline Humbert  Empty Words   Options   1:26:48 (Pop‑up)
Hector Lavoe  La Murga   Options   1:36:47 (Pop‑up)
MC Lyte  Cold Rock A Party (Milk Remix)   Options   1:43:27 (Pop‑up)
Hi Voltage  Somewhere Beyond   Options   1:45:37 (Pop‑up)
Ben Sidran  About Love   Options *   1:53:15 (Pop‑up)
French Vanilla  Move Along, Move Ahead   Options *   1:55:57 (Pop‑up)
Juan Wauters  Letter II (feat. Maxine Yolanda)   Options *   2:03:09 (Pop‑up)
Arto Lindsay  Mulata Fuzarqueira   Options   2:09:35 (Pop‑up)
Frank Harris & Maria Marquez  Campesina   Options   2:12:37 (Pop‑up)
Adrianne Lenker  Symbol   Options *   2:16:52 (Pop‑up)
Rob Burger  Souls of Winter (feat. Laurie Anderson)   Options *   2:20:14 (Pop‑up)
Bill Callahan  Spring   Options   2:26:58 (Pop‑up)
Nina Simone  Where Can I Go Without You?   Options   2:28:41 (Pop‑up)
Roy Harper  Hallucinating Light   Options   2:36:17 (Pop‑up)
Spirit  The Other Song   Options   2:42:57 (Pop‑up)
Angelo Badalamenti  Shelly   Options   2:48:09 (Pop‑up)
Betty Hall Jones  I Never Miss the Sunshine (I'm So Used to the Rain)   Options   2:50:21 (Pop‑up)
Rickie Lee Jones  You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You   Options *   2:52:47 (Pop‑up)
The Barrence Whitfield Soul Savage Arkestra  Love In Outer Space   Options *   2:55:07 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 8:51am Jack:

Monica! You're still my fave DJ. Always great to hear you and the music you play. COME BACK BABY COME BACK!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00am Krys O.:

Hey, Monica! Tuned in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00am sphere:

hullo Monica. Glad you're here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00am Krys O.:

Avatar 9:01am ncjay:

yay Monica! Happy summer solstice to you and all!
Avatar 9:01am S_Rah:

oooo good morning so pretttty
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Phillippe Bastille:

What a wonderful surprise! Hi Monica!
Avatar 9:01am Michael:

First Vicki this week and now Monica - Yea!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am Cmurtha:

Hello everyone!
Avatar 9:03am Lixiviated Life:

Carissima Monica,
è delizioso essere di nuovo con te.
Avatar 9:03am TDK60:

Morning Friday folks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am Dave in Vermont:

Here with my senior citizen discounted coffee. Thanks Allison.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am Phillippe Bastille:

Some days I want to dance like that. However, I'm 62 yrs old, 6'5" 225 with a military haircut, so the effect wouldn't be the same...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am steveo:

buongiorno, la vita è dolce
Avatar 9:05am Lixiviated Life:

Friday: The one day of the week that all other days can only aspire to be.
  9:06am wild neil...peace:

git a job as a lab contractor!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am Phillippe Bastille:

Happy to see Aldous is getting her due on these shores. Not your cookie cutter talent
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am Krys O.:

Tamar and Samantha filled in this week too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Brian in UK:

Hello Monica, almost like old times you and Doug on Fridays. Delightful.
Avatar 9:07am Monica:

Mornin', Jack, Krys, shpere, ncjay, s_rah, phillippe, michael, cmurtha, lixiviated, tdk60, dave in V, and steveo!
  9:07am VincentNifigance:

Hey @WildNeil been a while since I’ve seen you, did you sort your employment situation out?
Avatar 9:07am Diezel Tea:

Hi Monica. Kick some booty.
  9:07am VincentNifigance:

@WildNeil Is this your announcement?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am PNX:

Yay Monica!!
Avatar 9:08am Monica:

hello brian in uk, vincent, diezel, and PNX
  9:08am pp:

love you more
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Doug Schulkind:

Take us for a ride, Monica! Wait, whut?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Irwin:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am Matt Fiveash:

Oh hells yeah.
Avatar 9:11am Buddha of Suburbia:

Monica, what beautiful music this morning! My heart is full. Thanks for this!
Avatar 9:12am Monica:

pp, dougeleh, irwin, matt, buddah - the gang's all here!
Avatar 9:12am Lixiviated Life:

Come si chiama questa graziosa dea che gira sullo schermo del mio PC?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am doctorjazz:

Except, if I remember correctly, Doug had the 9-12 shift, Monica the afternoon (12-3? Think so). Now both same time
(That's what archives are for.)
Hi Monica!
  9:14am phillyd:

What a way to start the day! Hey, how'd the photo show go Mo'??
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15am Ken From Hyde Park:

Nice GIF today, Monica. Seems to be the inspiration for Megan Rapinoe's World Cup goal celebration dance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15am adampsyche:

woooooooooo monica show, what a treat this week
Avatar 9:16am Monica:

good memory, doctor jazz. yo, phillyd - all good, and howdy KFHP!
Avatar 9:16am Monica:

greetings, adampsyche!
  9:18am John Scullin:

That Ella tune was gorgeous, Monica. Greetings from the Twin Cities. No doubt J. Finbar enjoys it as well.
Avatar 9:20am Monica:

hi there, john! shoutout to j. finbar!
  9:21am G in Tarrytown:

These songs are perfect for a wet Friday morning. Thank you.
  9:22am Doobois:

So much tasty bass today.
Avatar 9:22am Monica:

thx, g in t!
Avatar 9:22am Monica:

bass in your face, doobois!
  9:23am Doobois:

Avatar 9:23am Davee:

Hi Monica and good morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am The Oscar:

Mornin'! Busy working, but this song will never not make me (uncomfortably) smile.
Avatar 9:23am βrian:

Bass is fundamental.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am fleep:

Waking up to Monica, what a treat
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am Brian C.:

Call me Kreskin but I knew this was a Monica fill-in without even checking the schedule
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am Booz:

Doheny is *so* summertime
Avatar 9:26am Monica:

davee, the oscar, brian, fleep, brian c., and booz - let's cruise!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am Kevin-san:

This is bass-tastic, good morning!
  9:30am Mr C:

Voice your choice and I choose you..
  9:31am Mike tp:

my Golden opportunity to say a big hello to you Monica.!!!glad you're on the air!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am briania:

This Fresh Band is a Friday groove.
Avatar 9:32am Monica:

hilarious, mr. c! kevin-san, mike tp, briania in the house
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am Mick:

Yay Monica!
  9:33am prudy:

Hi Monica, Happy to hear you on the air!
  9:35am prudy:

just reading comments...7 years to go till my senior citizen coffee. Can't wait! (I'm serious) This work shit is a big scam...
Avatar 9:38am Davee:

Corporate work is overrated
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38am PNX:

La Dolce Vita
Avatar 9:38am TDK60:

..takin' the edge off my over caffeinating..
Avatar 9:39am Monica:

mick, prudy, pnx (yes!) in effect!
  9:40am DRATSUM:

What was that beautiful bed music?
  9:42am dano59:

Chordettes were dreamy ...
  9:42am dano59:

Chordettes were dreamy ...
Avatar 9:43am Shea:

This song always makes me think of Kingpin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Phillippe Bastille:

@prudy Its a little painful when you get the senior discount without asking for it. Particularly when you aren't old enough to qualify...
  9:45am zoran:

Avatar 9:45am Lixiviated Life:

Work is for suckers
  9:48am phillyd:

what a playlist, this is SO good!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am People Like Us:

Yayyy Monica!!
Avatar 9:50am Monica:

@dratsum - "latin lover" by mastretta... indeed, dano... hey, shea... zoran!... PLU in the place to be!
  9:51am queems:

ahhh so psyched to drive to this!!
  9:52am Gabrielle/Dean:

More life sustaining music from Monica. We survive with your archive. Formerly of London Terrace /Cicero
  9:53am wild neil:

@vincent etc
yes i got a job gor a German pharmaceutical lab. not based on my spelling prowess for sure!
Avatar 9:53am Monica:

drive, queems, drive... gabrielle & dean - greetings old friends!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am Booz:

Way to track a beat DJ Mo. This is why we put ourselves in the hands of a master.
Avatar 9:56am Monica:

hello wild neil... ha, booz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am Phillippe Bastille:

Love love love this Vanishing Twin. Band name is pretty good too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am Phillippe Bastille:

@wild neil Congrats!
  9:58am mary:

anita ekberg in La Dolce Vita by frederico fellini. She'll be dancing in the Trevi fountain any moment with marcello mastroiani.
La Dolce Vita
viva Roma.
viva cinema
Viva Monica! one of the greatest DJs ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am The Oscar:

Ha, was just going to say how much that Vanishing Twin reminded me of "Cavern" by Liquid Liquid!
Avatar 9:59am Monica:

thx, mary!!!
Avatar 10:01am Lixiviated Life:

"Sedation", it's not Nirvana, but close.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01am steveo:

probably my favorite talkover bed of all time
  10:02am prudy:

I'm really glad to get a seat on the subway...I don't give a shit HOW old they think I am...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am adampsyche:

wait stevo is that what that's called? a talkover bed?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am steveo:

now i'm not sure! what do you call it?
  10:05am emily:

All hail Monica! You saved me from rainy morning blues! So glad you are on the dial!
Avatar 10:09am SheWolf:

My fave fill in. Yay Monica!
  10:09am Listener Gary:

OK. I am booted up for the day. Hola, DJ Monica. Been planing a trip to Honesdale but waiting for the rain ...all week long ...to let up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am The Oscar:

Ahh, I was just in Williamsburg and didn't know about that exhibit! Didn't have much downtime anyway though (I covering a movie premiere and was only in town for less than 24 hours)-- guess I'll just have to go back!
Avatar 10:11am Monica:

yay, emily, s'wolf, and listener gary!
  10:12am robyn and 5-yr-old mini glistener ajax:

what an amazing surprise!! hello monica we missed ya!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am G:

Nice to hear you, your selections/taste, and your music beds back. It was "Sedated" when I turned on.
Avatar 10:17am Monica:

hello robyn and 5-yr-old mini glistener ajax!
  10:18am Gina from Rego Park:

Hey Monica, just catching your show first time today - so good! What was the little musical ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’ tune playing before you came in?
  10:18am prudy:

enjoying this Infinites tune...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am adampsyche:

show has already made my list of go tos for cabin parties
  10:20am robyn and 5-yr-old mini glistener ajax:

thanks monica! my soul needed this today!
Avatar 10:21am Monica:

Gina from Rego Park - that's Nutley Brass!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am Rob W:

I liked the African influence on the Me And My Friends track - hadn’t heard that before. Thanks for that Monica. Great show this morning!
Avatar 10:24am Monica:

yo, yo, yo, rob w. - thx so much!
  10:24am Gina from Rego Park:

Thank you, Monica! Your show is out of this world!
Avatar 10:24am Cecile:

Most times I am not a classy dame, but sometimes I need to be around classy dames to avoid the gutter. Hello, Monica!
Avatar 10:25am Cecile:

Rob W, hello! What is your opinion on Sofi Tukker? I got into that one some they did with Pabllo Vittar and thought, wonder what Rob thinks of them.
Avatar 10:25am Cecile:

Rob W, hello! What is your opinion on Sofi Tukker? I got into that one some they did with Pabllo Vittar and thought, wonder what Rob thinks of them.
Avatar 10:26am Monica:

bonjour, cecile~
Avatar 10:27am Cecile:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am Dominick:

Monica! Friday treat.
Avatar 10:37am βrian:

That grill-recognition software has gotten pretty advanced, I hear.
  10:37am Dru:

Hey Mo! What a cool solstice surprise. What song is this during the mic break? Missed it if you mentioned...
Avatar 10:39am Monica:

hey ho, dom & dru!... haha @brian, - dru, exotic guitars holly holy.
  10:41am Dru:

  10:42am Websie:

Mo, you were practically Officer Krupke.
Avatar 10:43am Snoochienucci:

Great show Monica!
Avatar 10:44am Davee:

Here we go!
Avatar 10:44am Davee:

Great show Monica, really enjoying it.
  10:45am adam:

always great to hear you. many years ago you played it was a very good year by Della Reese. I put that on mixes for whenever I traveled with my kids now they are a teen and 21 and that song is part of us together. too many thanks.
  10:46am mary:

monica knows her shit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am Mick:

@Websie: Ha!
Avatar 10:47am Monica:

right, websie and mick?... hola, Snoochienucci, Davee....adam - yes!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am Carmichael:

Heya Monica, good to hear from you again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49am Ike:

Dig it!
Avatar 10:50am Monica:

yo, carmichael & ike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am tim from champaign:

Hey, what excellent surprise to hear Monica when I turned in up here in the pacific north west this morning. Hey Monica! Hello everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am Mark Hurst:

  10:52am oks:

Hi Monica!!! my friday is already better :) thank you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am tim from champaign:

This Hi Voltage is out of control!
Avatar 10:53am ncjay:

I was just gonna say. It's quite wonderful
Avatar 10:54am Monica:

alright tim from cham, mark hurst, oks, ncjay!
  10:55am Jeanne:

Love it when you show up! Thanks Monica !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am Carmichael:

Electric piano is never NOT funky!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am adrian in mpls (she/her):

time to dance in my desk chair!
Avatar 10:58am Monica:

right back atcha, jeanne!
  10:59am queems:

ahhh thanks for the great driving music!! just arrived in cape may. have a great day, all :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02am Listener Howard and the Cats:

Yay Monica! :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am MikeG:

Hehe ... there's a "Dulcet" setting on the blender?
Avatar 11:14am Monica:

meow, howard & the cats... MikeG, bryce brings the dulcet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

BobDylan said - AnitaEkberg. Country'll grow...
Avatar 11:17am βrian:

I'm reminded that I need more loons in my life.
Avatar 11:19am Monica:

hi there, revrab...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19am adrian in mpls (she/her):

@brian - more loons is usually a good thing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19am Doug Schulkind:

Playing a set of African disco right now, Monica. In your honor!
  11:21am KevinfromBayRidge:

Hey Mo! Good Golly, we miss ya. Mo Mo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am tim from champaign:

@Brian and Adrian - I finally saw a loon (of the avian variety, I've seen plenty of the human kind) for the first time recently. It was a satisfying moment.
Avatar 11:22am Monica:

adrian in mpls (she/her) - hello hello... Doug! My radio Rabbi!... yo, kev from BR!
  11:22am Inhaúma:

Fine! Great Música! Thanks
Avatar 11:24am Monica:

thank you, Inhaúma!
  11:24am prudy:

really great show, Monica. Thank you!!!
Avatar 11:24am βrian:

@tim of C: Wow. Hearing them is a rite of summer for me. I just love 'em.
  11:24am emily:

had to check that this was laurie anderson--very nice.
  11:25am karen eliot:

Great show today! Laurie Anderson has some fantastic work at Mass MoCA. highly recommended.
  11:26am Marie:

Great show, Monica. Thanks!
Avatar 11:27am Hubig Pie:

Avatar 11:29am Monica:

thx fpr tip, karen!... thx you, marie... hi hubig.
  11:29am Marie:

I'll have to listen to Doug's show from the archive. Abundanza of great music today.
  11:30am Marie:

This Bill Callhahan has a very distinctive voice.
  11:31am prudy:

Nina always puts me in a contemplative mood....
Avatar 11:32am βrian:

This is the era of Nina I most like.
  11:32am David in London:

Nina, did you try Newport Parnell..?
  11:33am Listener Gary:

At a record fair many years ago I tried to interest you in a rare Nina Simone album. You told me you weren't crazy about Nina. Ever since then I have heard you play her a lot. Congratulations on becoming a grown up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:34am fleep:

Anita is dancing to your bed music beautifully
Avatar 11:40am βrian:

Just doesn't sound like a "Roy" to me. Nice, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am michellez:

Such a pleasure to hear Monica on the air! My all-time fave foreva
Avatar 11:43am Monica:

yo yo yo, michellez!
  11:44am Marie:

I am loving this song
Avatar 11:44am tak:

Avatar 11:45am Davee:

This is quite good, I think, good Spirit.
Avatar 11:48am Monica:

tak, marie, davee - yasss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am The Oscar:

Oooh, Twin Peaks deep cut!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am tim from champaign:

Monica - I really dig your photos of stylish senior ladies on Instagram. For my job, I primarily work with seniors and spend some time with them. There some ladies I work with that are straight up hilarious bad asses who remind me of your photo descriptions. One lady used to go to boogaloo clubs in the Bronx in the 60s!
Avatar 11:53am djsheilab:

OH MY GOD....that transition from Spirit into this Angelo Badalamenti heartbreaker. Devastating! And now this Betty Hall Jones, which is new to me and so perfectly timed. Monica, you make the world a better place with your BIG heart, sass, and class.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am Ken From Hyde Park:

At 11:54 AM ET, we have achieved the summer solstice. Cue the Gaylord "Sooouuulll-stice" jingle!
Avatar 11:55am Davee:

Oh man, Rickie Lee, Monica you are killing it today
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am Krys O.:

Thanks, Monica! Couldn't comment much because of hectic day at work, but loving the tunes you played today. Take care!
Avatar 11:55am Monica:

SHEILA B IN DA HOUSE, YO!... thx so much, tim! alright summer solstice for you, you and you too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am Yes:

happy summer everybody
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks Monica. Beautiful program, just as expected!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am The Oscar:

This Barrence track is the perfect way to ring in the summer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am Mick:

Thank you Monica!
Avatar 11:58am Monica:

Many thanks to all of YOU for an absolutely lovely morning - SO great to be here with you. Have a beautiful summer and take care - xxoo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Irwin:

ARKESTRA! (Not Orch.) And thanks for airing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Happy Solstice ! - minutes ago...
Avatar 12:01pm Monica:

duly noted, irwin:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Booz:

Gorgeous, thx Monica!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Ken From Hyde Park:

There should be an Arkestral Manoeuvres in the Dark tribute band.
Avatar 12:06pm Hubig Pie:

Think I'll leave Anita Ekberg swaying across my computer all day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx Monica !
Avatar 8:47pm Parq:

On the archive again. Another totally Monica show. Dreamy, dancy perfection.
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