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Options June 16, 2008: Fitting In
TOE emerges from the graveyard! BW checks in with an old favorite DJ and brings his fren Jason Bittner into the studio to talk about ingrown TOEs and something called Cassette From My Ex

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Artist Track Album Comments New Approx. start time
Smog  Hit the ground running   Options knock knock      0:00:00 ()
Music behind DJ:
loop   Options       0:04:53 ()
mina  #6   Options expander      0:11:07 ()
Yip Yip  heavies go odd   Options       0:15:44 ()
Pluxus  Tarta Och Raketer   Options       0:17:19 ()
donna regina  good morning day   Options       0:18:18 ()
the french  the wu-tang clan   Options       0:19:23 ()
matmos  Rainbow Flag   Options Supreme Balloon      0:24:19 ()
Axel K Soundsystem  bajanzo   Options       0:28:11 ()
shoboshobo  chotto dongdong   Options myspace page      0:31:52 ()
Music behind DJ:
james brown 
loop   Options       0:32:55 ()
gary numan  when machines rock   Options replicas      0:39:46 ()
Bitter Springs  wasserfarben   Options       0:42:46 ()
Pram  track of the cat   Options       0:46:37 ()
the good the bad and the queen  northern whale   Options       0:51:57 ()
Tuxedomoon  A Home Away   Options       0:54:22 ()
Music behind DJ:
world standard 
    A check in with Charlie who used to inhabit this space The archives still live though Here is where he is now    0:58:09 ()
Endless Boogie  coming down the stairs   Options focus level    *   1:06:51 ()
sic alps  track 2   Options A Long Way Around To a Shortcut      1:10:17 ()
xyx  Sistema de terminacion sexual   Options     *   1:11:32 ()
jack  I was drunk in the underworld   Options       1:17:21 ()
Replacements  beer for breakfast   Options       1:19:54 ()
Satanicpornocultshop  meat hope   Options       1:22:12 ()
ryan ouwnhound  supertrucker   Options liz berg's insert coin wfmu premium cd      1:24:34 ()
Free The Robots  jazzhole   Options       1:27:09 ()
the feelies  real kool time   Options       1:40:43 ()
radio dept  Where Damage Isn't Already Done   Options       1:41:17 ()
tape  roperto   Options Luminarium      1:44:57 ()
Robert Wyatt  just as you are   Options       1:47:46 ()
PASCAL COMELADE  le bal des laze   Options       1:51:32 ()
the go betweens  Eight Pictures   Options       1:54:00 ()
Jason Bittner  live in studio conversation   Options       2:22:26 ()
70s thai orch  side b   Options       2:23:03 ()
Ofo The Black Company  Eniaro   Options Nigeria Rock Special: Psychedelic Afro-Rock and Fuzz Funk in 1970s Nigeria (V/A)      2:24:22 ()
Moussa Doumbia  Keleya   Options Keleya      2:30:35 ()
Seksu Roba  Venus Mysterious   Options       2:36:05 ()
the chills  Don't even know her name   Options       2:48:08 ()
MARKLEY  elegant ellen   Options       2:48:47 ()
silent poets  footprint   Options       2:50:53 ()
Music behind DJ:
Davie Allan and the Arrows 
13th harley   Options       2:57:19 ()
jonathan richman  affection   Options       2:57:27 ()

Listener comments!

  Mon. 6/16/08 9:07am Bad Ronald:

Good Morning!
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:08am catpatz:

welcome to monday! happily still able to listen live in cph.
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:08am listener scott:

Hi Benjamen, I've never heard your show, but am pleased to see that it apparently offers a unified theory of everything. I look forward to having It All explained.
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:15am bw:

good morning everyone!
check out the site for my fren Jason who will be joining us at 11

  Mon. 6/16/08 9:16am jonathan:

i'm not familiar with mina, but that song just made monday a bit more tolerable.
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:16am north guinea hills:

is that a view of the wfmu office (library), it's been years since i've been there.
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:18am bw:

it is! I need to pick a lp for my dj locker window!! its stressing me out
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:23am spaniel:

good morning everyone. welcome to monday benjamen. i'm enjoying your selecitons.
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:26am north guinea hills:

god, i hope it's time mosey o'er to mancini country
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:28am Bad Ronald:

Why stress Benjamen it's not that difficult. What's your criteria?
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:29am Bad Ronald:

Imagery, content, sentimentality?
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:30am Parq:

Oh dang, Victor Buono is already taken!
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:31am north guinea hills:

more info on this axel k soundsystem, what is this? country & western polka cumbia???? i like it!
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:33am north guinea hills:

did i just hear dirty japanese words? where the fcc when you need them!
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:34am Swami:

This is knocking that Laurie Berkner s**t outta my head! Thank you so very much!
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:36am Bad Ronald:

How about Alice Cooper's Muscle of Love?
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:36am north guinea hills:

put a white label record sleeve in your locker?
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:36am SueB:

monobrow maybe?
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:40am bw:

I like that one
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:40am jonathan:

hell yes! gary numan!!!
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:42am Bad Ronald:

Faces Ooh La La?

  Mon. 6/16/08 9:44am bw:

i like that idea BR
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:48am Cubicle Carl:

In the horse you can see a reflection of a pizza box.
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:48am Scott M.:

Nice to be able to listen to your program live instead of weeks later in the archives. I feel much more present.
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:48am BW:

its actually donuts!!!
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:57am NUB:

A copy of the cover NASA's gold record of EVERYTHING the sent out with Voyager? http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/voyager/gold_record-browse.jpg
  Mon. 6/16/08 9:59am north guinea hills:

carbon copies of pictographs from the mayan's popah vuh?
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:03am Frank in Richmond:

Hey - I'm listening from Vermont
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:04am Dave in Vermont:

Hey Frank-me too-in Burlington
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:04am Cecile:

monobrow, I like that!
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:07am pseu:

Thanks, Benjamen for hosting our beloved Chaz!
Here's a link to his playlists:
Keep up the good work, Benjamen, looking forward to Jason from FOUND!
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:11am Cecile:

Hey, Benjamin, can you play something from Knife World - aka Minneapolis' Endless Boogie?
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:15am dc pat:

wow, this is rockin!
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:26am BW:

can't find knife world
will look for it for next week
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:27am swami:

You, sir, have started my week in the best of ways. My cubicle is not so gray this Monday morning.
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:29am Listener Dave:

Long time commenter, first time listener to this show. Really enjoying it. A fine way to start the work week!
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:29am Cecile:

Thanks, Benjamin, you are too good to me.
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:35am Ike:

I love this talkover music! You used it a lot on your overnights and I never tire of it. What is it?
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:35am TD:

Great job Mr. Walker. I look forward to you starting my work week.
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:35am SueB:

no Way! i just put a FOUND! bumper sticker on my car yesterday!
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:39am Sirius Lee:

greetings all!
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:42am SueB:

and 2 WFMU stickers - but that could hardly be called a coincidence
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:45am dc pat:

my wife won't let me put a wfmu sticker on our car. But I just read in the W. Post today that people w/ bumper stickers are more inclined toward road rage...
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:47am north guinea hills:

i love tape! thanks!
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:50am Justin:

at first i was upset that liz wouldn't be starting my work day, but now that i know that for six of my eight work hours will be spent listening to good music, i'm very pleased.
robert wyatt ftw!
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:56am Ted from Baltimore:

Welcome to Monday a.m., Trent. Great show.
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:57am BW:

Jason B is up next - cassette from my ex

what is the #1 song for a mix tape
and what is #1 mix tape title
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:02am SueB:

oh the mix tape odd-song endings. bringing me back.... i know a girl who still tapes songs off the radio.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:09am SueB:

is this the same guy who got a ride from the airport and scared the shit out of his driver?
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:12am Cecile:

I liked mixtapes because it was so fun to decorate all the j-cards.

Do the cassettes have to be from exes? I have nice ones that I traded with an Internet that were thematic and really nicely put together. We'd have a theme, and do proper artwork, and go to town.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:12am Cecile:

Internet friend...
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:13am Sara:

Why keep them? Why keep them?? That's like asking why anyone would keep a love letter. That's basically what they are, right — audio love letters using other people's words. Love the site by the way! I was listening through it last week, really looking forward to what pops up next
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:15am north guinea hills:

i made my girlfriend a mix tape when we first met. i even provided a walkman so she could listen to it. we're moving in together at the end of the summer. it must have worked.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:16am Cecile:

Reader, I married him.

  Mon. 6/16/08 11:16am dc pat:

#1 song for a mix tape: Why by the Dirty Wurds.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:16am Cecile:

that's a comment to NGH. I did not marry my Internet friend, just in case you care.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:19am SueB:

#1 name for mix tape: MIX TAPE
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:22am jonathan:

i'm pretty sure that every mix tape i received and gave had "please, please, please, let me get what i want" as the last song.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:25am dc pat:

If I remember correctly, London's Burning popped up a lot
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:27am north guinea hills:

when you can mix some stockhausen scratchings. w/ some sun ra & afro pop, birdsongs, and mojave 3, and she's impressed, you know you're onto something
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:27am Bad Ronald:

Buzzcocks "What Do I Get"
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:28am BW:

What do I get! I wish I had used that one
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:31am north guinea hills:

i've never heard of moussa doumbia. very nice. thanks banjamen!
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:31am gerardo:

Hola, Benjamin

Saludos desde Chile

Pretty good selection - listening attentively ;)
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:32am gerardo:

(Hi, Cecile - nice to read you around)
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:34am Bad Ronald:

Zappa's "Broken Hearts are for Assholes" - a little filthy but but also a good one.

Yes this set is very nice!!!
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:34am Cecile:

lol, thanks! I kind of leave a little trail of nonsense wherever I go...

NGH: Moussa is teh greatest! Best scream in funk.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:35am gerardo:

let's c...

"#1 song for a mix tape": anything by The Beatles
"#1 mix tape title": MX TXPX
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:39am gerardo:

lol, great, Cecile - leaving trails is leaving room for mystery and communication of all sorts ;)
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:44am Bad Ronald:

Yes congrats Benjamen! Excellent show. However, I beg to differ - Never too early for Punk! Keep up the great work. - thanks!
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:45am north guinea hills:

rock on benjamen, i got 3 hours of sleep too! i'm looking forward having lunch watching the euro cup.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:46am Cecile:

Punk - it's what's for breakfast.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:47am Bad Ronald:

  Mon. 6/16/08 11:47am north guinea hills:

cecile, well, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, i should do it more often. punk, sounds tastier then the beer i had this morning.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:49am Bad Ronald:

NGH - They go hand in hand!
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:50am Cecile:

As the Clash sang: "speckless, drinking brew for breakfast"
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:50am north guinea hills:

you are right Bad Ronald, i stand corrected.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:51am Bad Ronald:

"Rudy Can't Fail"
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:52am swami:

  Mon. 6/16/08 11:53am R.P.:

Three hours sleep? Now I feel better about the four I got. But it was worth it to see Thalia Zedek and Major Stars last night.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:53am Bad Ronald:

per dictionary.com -
having no sense of responsibility; indifferent; lazy.
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:56am Bad Ronald:

the Clash lyric reads:
How you get a rude and a reckless?
Don't you be so crude and a feckless
You been drinking brew for breakfast
Rudie can't fail
  Mon. 6/16/08 11:58am BW:

thanks everyone for joining in
see you next week
  Mon. 6/16/08 10:56pm Salat:

Hello Mr. Walker... great start to your new Monday shift... nice homage with Charlie... big shoes to fill my friend... good luck baby.
  Tue. 6/17/08 8:47pm dm:

Hi BW and all listeners,

good morning from Beijing. And Good night to you in USA...

Happy to see the TOE emerge again. Any plans to make talking/interview/discussion episodes again??
  Tue. 6/17/08 9:49pm Ben:

Nice interview with Charlie. And so far you're doing A-OK in the Monday morning slot.
  Sun. 6/22/08 11:39pm dm:

Great interview with Luc Sante!

Looking to hear more...

  Mon. 6/23/08 9:28am paula:

great morning music... getting my ass in gear for some productivity.

A+ for monday morning slot.
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