DJ Shmalifornia

We like to dance it out, so listen.

Saturday, January 26th, 2013. “Pa Pa Power” by Dead Man’s Bones. Ryan, you god.

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013. “Lost In My Bedroom” by Sky Ferreira. Perfection. Try not to bobble around to Sky, impossible.

Friday, December 28th, 2012. “So Many Details” by Toro Y Moi.
Seriously, Chaz. I’m in love with you and your white turtleneck. This is just the right amount of cheese.

Thursday, December 27th, 2012. “Swim & Sleep” by UMO.
I have adored Unknown Mortal Orchestra for a long while now, but this song just captures my love for them so darn well.

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012. “I Love It” by Icona Pop.
Another awesome song by Icona Pop! This sounds like a future 240 anthem to me.

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012. “Just like Heaven” by The Cure.

Thursday, May 17th, 2012. “Get Down On It” by Kool & the Gang.
I will never not think of Funk Pub when this song comes on. Dance it out.

Saturday, May 5th, 2012. “Glawio” by Com Truise.
One of my favorite songs, possibly ever. How have I never posted this?

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012. “I Tried So Hard” by Night Works.
It still hasn’t hit me that i’m going to be gone from this amazing place for 9 months. It’s going to suck when it does.

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012. “Dystopia” by YACHT.
Dear Earth Day, Please don’t take this seriously. I just like this song and it’s mildly aggressive. Sincerely, AER.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012. “Good Girl” by Wildeflower.
Think Crosby, Stills, & Nash, hazy summer day. And actually being thoughtful. I like this. Like me.

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012. “QueenS” by THEESatisfaction.
Such a good album. These awesome ladies are #1 on KSPC’s Hip-Hop charts for this past week and are definitely worth listening to. Feminista jazzy funk groove paradise. You’ve definitely heard this on my show Riegle for a Season. Don’t funk with my groove!

Friday, April 6th, 2012. “Shuffle A Dream” by Little Dragon.
Wowza this is good. Played this on my show today! Groovetastic.

Thursday, March 29th, 2012. “All of Me” by Tanlines.
Yay! KSPC just got the first Tanlines album. Reviewing it.

Saturday, March 24th, 2012. “Water Bombs” by Twinsy.
Well, this is golden! Dance it out.

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012. “Rasputin” by Boney M.
In belated news, CHERYL changed my life. This song explains it all. Also, today would have been Muffy’s birthday. To the ultimate disco diva Muffy Riegle, love and miss you always.

Thursday, March 1st, 2012. “Lotus Flower Bomb” by Wale.
I miss the district and “the people’s station.” This was all I heard over winter break.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012. “Can’t You Tell” by Vetiver.
Feels like summer today in Claremont and this song is the perfect soundtrack.

Sunday, January 29th, 2012. “The Bay” by Metronomy.
Two forty or bust. Danced our hearts out to this.

Monday, January 23rd, 2012. “Cameo Lover” by Kimbra.
Such a fun video! Makes me want to wear a giant bow in my hair. Major props to my friend Josh for showing me this gem.

Friday, January 20th, 2012. “Let’s Groove” by Teen Daze.
IT’S MY GOLDEN BIRTHDAY! Let’s groooooove tonight.

Sunday, January 8th, 2012. “Indestructible” by Robyn.
Here’s to an amazing weekend with my sister in Manhattan! There’s nothing better than dressing up in sparkly shoes, fur coats, and playing pretend in Clairabelle’s apt.

Friday, January 6th, 2012. “Bad Street” by Twin Sister.
Love this catchy beat and the video is awesome. You might have heard this on Riegle for A Season this past semester.

Saturday, December 31st, 2011. “Mignight City” by M83.
Pitchfork named this song the number 1 best song of 2011. Feels like the midnight city I know best…running away in DC.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011. “Kelly” by When Saints Go Machine.
I dare you not to dance. Looooove it.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011. “Party” by Beyonce.
You a bad girl, and your friends bad too.
We got the swag sauce, you’re drippin’ swagu. #storyofourlives

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011. “We Are Young” by Juveniles.
Too much work and stress…so we coaxed our favorite boys into an In-N-Out adventure. I like this catchy beat! “Let us play!”

Sunday, November 20th, 2011. “DJ” by Alphabeat.
I drove home in the jetta to this song during the most dreadful days of senior year. Let us never forget, BOYS ARE IDIOTS. Dance it out.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011. “Better Off Without You” by Summer Camp.
Had my first DJ Shmal show today on KSPC! I am elated. And so in love with summer camp.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011. “Double M Genius” by Wale.
Ambition is officially out! I love Wale so much. DC or nothing. This song is my favorite because it has a go-go feel to it. Can’t help but dance.

Tuesday, October 24th, 2011. “Nagoya” by Hodgy Beats.
It’s cloudy out (a california anomaly) but a perfect day for this song.

Monday, October 24th, 2011. “Manners” by Icona Pop.
Listen up! It’s my aircheck today. Ah!

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011. “Stuck In My Id” by Reptar.
I’m obsessed. Saw them live at the Wiltern in LA with Foster The People and they were AMAZING. Love their dance moves. Check them out!

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011. “Don’t Fuc* With My Money” by Penguin Prison. So I’m training to be a DJ at the claremont colleges radio station, 88.7 KSPC! I’ve already made so many wonderful friends and I’m so excited to be a future DJ. This song is basically our anthem. DJ training 3 completed! Yay. Dance it out.

Don’t Fuck With My Money by Penguin Prison

Monday, September 19th, 2011. “Birthday Dress” by Lil Playy ft. Matthew Koma. Catchy.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011. “Why I Love You” by Kanye West & Jay-Z. Sooooo good.

Monday, September 12th, 2011. “Hurting” by Friendly Fires.
Camp Claremont, back in session.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011. “Constellations” by Darwin Deez.
Not sure what’s in store. Stop falling off the map.

Thursday, July 14th, 2011. “Safe and Sound” by Capital Cities.
And they’re from LA! Woooooo!

Monday, July 4th, 2011. “Baby I’m Yours” by Breakbot.
Last year’s summer jam. Amazing video. Happy Birthday, America.

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011. “One” by Sky Ferreira.

Sunday, June 5th, 2011. “Sexy Lady” by UCB.
In honor of Diana’s 19th birthday!! This is our jam. I live in the district and I loveeee gogo music.

Saturday, June 4th, 2011. “Did It On ‘Em” by Nicki Minaj.
Put your number twos in the air.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011. “I Would Do Anything For You” by Foster the People. Their newly released album “Torches” is awesome. Love.

Monday, May 23rd, 2011. “Pick Up The Phone” by Dragonette.
Missing Cali–the palmtrees, breeze, lizards, and kids on longboards.

Monday, April 11th, 2011. “4 A.M.” by Wale & Black Cobain.
DC chillin’.

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011. “Difficult” by Uffie.
Don’t worry if I write rhymes.

Monday, March 28th, 2011. “Embody” by SebastiAn.
I’m obsessed with this. Amazing video.

Friday, March 25th, 2011. “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele.
Happy Cesar Chavez Day! One year ago today I visited Scripps and fell in love. The rest is history. Amaze.

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011. “Half Mast” by Empire of the Sun.
Never gets old.

Monday, March 21st, 2011. “Helena Beat” by Foster the People.
Back at Camp Claremont. Saying I “like” this song would be an understatement.

Monday, March 14th, 2011. “Human Nature” by Toro Y Moi.
I hear noises at magnified volumes. Things like pencils writing, bangs of slammed doors, and chewing are overwhelming. I try to drown that out with this.

Monday, March 7th, 2011. “Still Sound” by Toro Y Moi.
I want this video to be my life.
Also today would be Muffy’s birthday. I miss her fluffy fro.

Sunday, March 6th, 2011. “Believer” AKA The Alps Song by Goldfrapp. Alright people, the time has come for The Alps Song. Last night was out of control, we all need to behave ourselves. Shut up and listen. Thanks.

Saturday, March 5th, 2011. “Don’t You Want Me” by The Human League. “Am I going to Smiley 80’s? Is Lammers a buffalo? Is Ben the most beautiful thing that’s ever lived? Yes, I’m going to Smiley 80’s.” –Will

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011. “Aston Martin Music” by Rick Ross ft. Drake and Chrisette Michele.
D and I lovee this song. Perfect to drive to at night.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011. “Wet Hair” by Teen Daze. Props to WeAreHunted and my sister for helping me find this song. Happy March!!!

Monday, February 28th, 2011. “I Look To You” by Miami Horror ft. Kimbra. I love this song and I loveeeee her facepaint!

Sunday, February 27th, 2011. “MoneyGrabber” by Fitz and the Tantrums. Props to Rachel again, again! I loveeeee to dance to this.

Saturday, February 26th, 2011. “Boys Don’t Cry” by The Cure.
Kitten did a cover of this last night at the show we went to at the Roxy. I’m always down for the cure.

Friday, February 25th, 2011. “Houdini” by Foster the People.
Props to Rachel again! We lover Foster the People. We rocked out to this en route to the airport last night. The Toll House Cookies are now +1 con una sorella!

Thursday, February 24th, 2011. “Let’s Go” by Mike and Cody.
A fellow DC kid making music. Congrats, I’m dancing.

Wednesday, February 23nd, 2011. “Lions in Cages” by Wolf Gang. Rachel introduced me and i like! It’s most likely on repeat in my head right now.

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011. “Crave You” by Flight Facilities.
Na-na na-na na na na.

Monday, February 21st, 2011. “Break My Stride” by Matthew Widler. This song makes my hair poof. And the guy creeps me out. But I need one of those green leos.

Sunday, February 20th, 2011. “Pretty girls” by Wale. I miss the 202. Wale in Hollywood.

Saturday, February 19th, 2011. “Praise Outkast” by The White Panda. Yes.

Friday, February 18th, 2011. “As” by Stevie Wonder.
Team Riegle reunites in LA! I’m so excited to see my parents.
We love Stevie. Alot. And dancing.

Thursday, February 17th, 2011. “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People. It’s cold out, but this song makes it feel like school just started and its so hot our legs get stuck to the backseat. We’re driving to Hollywood.

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011. “Lovers Carvings” by Bibio.
Our first rainy day of the semester. Still smiling.

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011. “Hall” by Baths.
A good song to skip around to. We in Claremont love Baths.

Monday, February 14th, 2011. “Boys vs Girls” by Dragonette/Calvin Harris. Happy Valentines Day! I get all the boys, I get all the boys!

Sunday, February 13th, 2011. “Greenlight” by Roll Deep. This is a given. One of the first anthems of freshman year. Yes, we have our own choreography to this…And yes we’re doing it on the train to Beverly Hills.

Saturday, February 12th, 2011. “Left My Heart In Tokyo” by Mini Viva. Wish Ash and I were rollerskating to this.

Friday, February 11th, 2011. “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga.
It’s finally here! Love GaGa. “Don’t be a drag, just be a queen.” YES!

Thursday, February 10th, 2011. “Let It Out” by Girl Talk.
Baking a cake. Dance it out.

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011. “Rock It” by Little Red.
Groovin’ in the cali heat to this favorite beat!

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011. “The Locomotion” by Little Eva. My favorite song when I was little. Ash and I rocked out to this many a time. Still want to be a train conductor–the dream lives on.

Monday, February 7th, 2011. “Maximalist” by Baths. Seen Baths twice in concert and we heart him.

Sunday, February 6th, 2011. “Hold You” by Gyptian.
Off to Venice beach.

Saturday, February 5th, 2011. “Is This Love” by Bob Marley.
Warm, sunny, California day.

Friday, February 4th, 2011. “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” by The Four Tops. In honor of my daddy’s BIRTHDAY today!! We love Motown—it originated in our home state of Michigan <3 Dance away!

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011. “Dancing With the DJ” by The Knocks. Love this song, can’t stop singing it. Props to Harrison (Roy) for playing it for me at like 2am driving through DC.

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011. “Miami” by Foals.

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011. “Pretty Girl Rock” by Keri Hilson IN HONOR OF MY LOVELY SISTER ASHLEY’S BIRTHDAY!

Monday, January 31st, 2011. “Holidays” by Miami Horror.

Sunday, January 30th, 2011. “Always” by Erasure.


  1. DinahSho says:

    gurrrrrl you listen to such good musaak

  2. Yawn Chipchase says:

    I love FOALS!
    And when are you going to DJ an in-house dance party reminiscent of driving through the Alps? Just wondering.

  3. Fiddlesticks says:

    You rock my socks, you are the bee’s knees, the coolest cat around.

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