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Options February 13, 2010: Valentine Tigers & Petrified Destiny

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Georgy Sviridov  Time, Forward   Options Метель/Время, вперёд!  Melodiya  1980  LP  score to '65 film (Time, Forward!) that describes one day in the construction of the glorious Soviet city of Magnitogorsk. Theme was also used by Vremya news program on USSR Central TV.  0:00:00 ()
Dick Higgins  Symphony No. 163, A Winter Solstice Symphony for Geoff Hendricks (Scherzo Finale)   Options The Thousand Symphonies  Alga Marghen  2010    first edition ever issued of founding Fluxus member Dick Higgins' music... Here's the idea behind the symphony: in the Spring of 1968 Geoffrey Hendricks and Robert Watts told Higgins of a project at Douglass College to organize a show around guns. As police violence was at a premium in '68, Dick Higgins wanted police in the USA to compose symphonies rather than bust kids fer drugs, etc. So he proposed that music paper be machine gunned and symphonies derived from the result. Hendricks got a police captain to shoot the paper w/ a 9mm MP40 Schmeisser submachine gun. A volunteer orchestra, conducted by Philip Corner then performed nine of the resulting symphonies at Douglass College on December 9th.  0:03:53 ()
Bird Show  Two Organs and Dumbek   Options Bird Show  Kranky  2008    Ben Vida aka Bird Show live next week (2/20)! Tune in!  0:08:35 ()
Blodarna  Diggar Ditt Pt. 2   Options V/A: Bloodstains Across Sweden I    1997    single from '79  0:16:33 ()
White Hills  Dead   Options White Hills  Thrill Jockey  2010      0:23:05 ()
Mona De Bo  Priekspedejais (The One Before The Last One)   Options Nekavejies, Sis Ir Speles Ar Tevi  I Love You  2009    straight outta Latvia!  0:30:01 ()
Kammerflimmer Kollektief  Milte Hi Ankhen   Options Wildling  Staubgold  2010      0:37:08 ()
Strotter Inst.  #2/33   Options Bolzplatz EP  Everest  2009  10"    0:39:14 ()
Jaga Jazzist  Toccata   Options One Armed Bandit  Ninja Tune  2010    straight outta Norway!  0:45:04 ()
The Showroom Recordings  Vice   Options Series #2  Cheap  1996  12"  Patrick Pulsinger mit Erdem Tunakan  0:55:11 ()
Christian Zanesi  Tours et Detours en 78 Tours (excerpt)   Options Soixante Dix-Huit Tours  Double Entendre  2009      1:16:13 ()
Marina Rosenfeld  Sweetest Sensation   Options Plastic Materials  Room40  2009      1:24:03 ()
Zavoloka  Inhale (#3)   Options Viter  Kvitnu  2007      1:30:20 ()
Monofonic Orchestra  Mi   Options Musicdesign  Alga Marghen  2010      1:33:33 ()
Tara Cross  Tempus Fugit   Options V/A: The Minimal Wave Tapes Vol. One  Stones Throw   2010      1:40:10 ()
Erkki Kurenniemi  Hana   Options Aanityksia: Recordings 1963 - 1973  Love  2002      1:43:58 ()
Tatsuhisa Tamamoto / Muneomi Senju  Correspon-dance   Options A Thousand Mountains  Doubt Music  2009      1:46:57 ()
Circulasione Totale Orchestra  Yellow Bass   Options Bandwidth  Rune Grammofon  2009      1:51:49 ()
Abba  Hey, Hey Helen   Options Abba  Atlantic  1975  LP    2:18:04 ()
Cristina  What's A Girl To Do   Options Sleep It Off  Mercury  1984  LP    2:21:03 ()
Bpeople  In the Mind   Options Petrified Conditions 1979-1981  Restless  1986  LP  band w/ Tom Recchion and Alex Gibson (ex-Little Cripples w/ Michael Gira)  2:24:42 ()
Herman's Rocket  The Last Tournament   Options Space Woman  Mucho Gusto  2009  LP  J.P. Massiera productions from '77  2:28:24 ()
Lee Hazlewood  The Night Before   Options Cowboy in Sweden  Smells Like  1999    reissue of '70 lp  2:32:33 ()
The Bats  That's How You Found Me   Options Don't You Rise  Slumberland  2009  7"  recorded in '03 by Robert Scott & Co. - w/ Alastair Galbraith on violin!  2:35:25 ()
Kim Doo Soo  Mountain   Options Evening River  PSF  2010    straight outta Korea!  2:38:34 ()
Zach Wallace  7   Options Glass Armonica  Root Strata  2009      2:42:31 ()
Lorne Greene  Destiny   Options The Man  The Omni Recording Corporation  2009    mid-60's greatness from Mr. Bonanza remastered + bonus trx!  2:46:50 ()
The Advisory Circle  And the Cuckoo Comes   Options Mind How You Go (Revised Edition)  Ghost Box  2010    expanded version of 2006 EP out in March  2:49:42 ()
El-G, Sus et Jakob  Forgiftad Gava   Options V/A: Err on the Good Side  Three:Four  2010  LP  A comp of music collected by Ali_fib (Parisian gig promoters) - mostly unreleased... This trk=El-g (Laurent Gerard) avec Susanne Gronlund + Jakob Olausson  2:52:33 ()
First Lite   The Worm Song   Options A New College Experience  Nexus  1982  LP    2:56:29 ()

Listener comments!

  Sat. 2/13/10 9:31pm muhrvis:

Greetings from Eugene, OR.
  Sat. 2/13/10 9:36pm D. Blumin:

Heya, Muhrvis! Long time no see! How's things in Eugene?
  Sat. 2/13/10 9:46pm muhrvis:

Things are good. It is mild and we've been lucky to escape the bad weather.

Program is excellent tonight.
  Sat. 2/13/10 9:56pm D. Blumin:

Thanks, Muhrvis! And may it continue to be mild over yonder!

Olympics be damned!
  Sat. 2/13/10 9:57pm dan in falls church VA:

...really cool show tonight Daniel Blumin...
  Sat. 2/13/10 9:58pm muhrvis:

They could always try to ski in mud.
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:12pm Anonymous in Essex Co.:

Enjoying the show!

Heard a Bird Show Band track on Rich's show last night, was very impressed, look forward to next week's live appearance.
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:16pm dan in falls church VA:

...hey anonymous. is that live bird show here on dan'l's show or on rich's show or elsewhere? dug the track would like to catch that
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:21pm D. Blumin:

It's on my show, Dan! 9pmish next week...
Thanks fer tuning in, Anonymous! The new Bird Show Band album is great!
Mud skiing, Muhrv? Most excellent! Cumbersome but builds character...
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:28pm Jaime in LA, CA:

So love your show!!!! Peas from Cali...
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:31pm dan in falls church VA:

thx daniel, somehow missed that being said, will mark my calendar 4 your show next wk!
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:41pm D. Blumin:

Thanks fer tuning in, Jaime!!! Much appreciated!
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:49pm ?:

...i am already downloading tara cross' record...!!!
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:53pm D. Blumin:

That's gold medal worthy speed, ?.
And the form was pretty good as well...
I'll give you a 9.7!
  Sat. 2/13/10 10:57pm dan in falls church VA:

...wow, i'm in the winter olympix!!!....
  Sat. 2/13/10 11:03pm D. Blumin:

Just in time fer Valentine's Day, Dan. We're counting on you to make us proud!
  Sat. 2/13/10 11:14pm dan in falls church VA:

...holy cow, i'm representing wfmu in the winter olympiks on valentine's day~!

but seriously, great show.
  Sat. 2/13/10 11:30pm D. Blumin:

Thanks, Dan!
And a happy Lunar New Year to yous!
  Sat. 2/13/10 11:50pm muhrvis:

Destiny! hahaha That is awesome.

Happy Losar -- Tibetan New Year!
  Sat. 2/13/10 11:55pm Anonymous in Essex Co.:

Lorne Greene sure had a grim philosophical statement there. None of that silly free will stuff for Lorne! Abrupt ending though. Not even any details on how or why the desperadoes took them all down.

And then that Advisory Circle record was kinda like a cross between Delia Derbyshire and that silly old witchcraft record that the FMU DJs were all obsessed with for a while.
  Sun. 2/14/10 4:36am D. Blumin:

Anonymous, it was destiny - the desperadoes were bound to do it, by Jove!
Hear ya on the Advisory!

Happy year of the Tiger, everyone!

Tune in next week for a session from Bird Show!
  Mon. 2/15/10 1:13am Dave "mill creek"Rankin:

Greetings again from Germany.... was out at a punky club to drink beer and hide from mini swirling snow..live music uninspiring...should be forced to listen to what I've heard so far this morning...hell they might even like this white hills stuff ..looking forward to Bird show..reminds me a bit of that early instrumental Cale stuff ..with a lttle dash of doctor Phibes ..
  Mon. 2/15/10 1:27am dave rankin:

hi again,
could you tell me more about Mona De Bo ... that's just brilliant... instrumental of the year if you ask me..and this strotter institute is so good that there's a danger that I might not go to work and stay in with wfmu..but I must support the deutsch economy .... aaaaagh what a dilemma
  Mon. 2/15/10 3:32pm ghoulianna:

"Time, Forward" is used in this cool short film by Guy Maddin: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4JmeXXRmZg

"The Heart of the World is a short film written and directed by Guy Maddin, produced for the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival."
  Sat. 2/20/10 1:24am D. Blumin:

Cool, thx Ghoulianna!

Hola Dave, Bo is a duo w/ various guests-check out their site: http://www.monadebo.com/ or myspace 'em.
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