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A viking ship appears on the horizon, a likeness of Loretta Lynn carved into its bow. Rare birds flock together to sing Francoise Hardy as soul hits. A sunset of blips and bleeps fills the air.

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Options June 17, 2010: green is the pitch

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Artist Track Album Label Format New Approx. start time
sun ra  i am an instrument   Options i am strange  norton    *   0:00:00 ()
music from the film  1/2   Options bit  no label    *   0:02:06 ()
ken nordine  for the birds   Options a transparent mask  asphodel      0:05:59 ()
the bern nix trio  ballad for L   Options alarms and excursions  new world records      0:10:11 ()
cesaria evora  cize   Options Radio Mindelo: Early Recordings  Lusafrica      0:15:13 ()
Martial Solal  a bout de souffle   Options ost godard  emarcy import      0:18:36 ()
emilie simon  i wanna be your dog   Options the flower book  milan      0:22:25 ()
mark ronson feat santogold  pretty green   Options version  RCA      0:23:58 ()
john holt  ghetto girl   Options trojan jamaican superstars box set  trojan      0:26:42 ()
 
mi generacion  toma tu parte de filicidad   Options Toma Tu Parte De Felicidad 7"  wah wah  7"  *   0:35:35 ()
indian jewelry  sirens   Options totaled  we are free    *   0:37:27 ()
noonday underground  barcelona   Options surface noises  setanta      0:40:20 ()
takamba super onze  super 11   Options festival in the desert v/a  world village      0:42:38 ()
ocobar  Parlez-Vous??   Options parlez vous??  basta      0:47:23 ()
takako minekawa  fantastic cat remix by pulsars   Options recubed ep  emperor norton records      0:50:56 ()
LCD sound system  all i want   Options this is happening  DFA    *   0:54:14 ()
john cale  fear is a man's best friend   Options guts  island      1:00:42 ()
silver apples  whirly-bird   Options silver apples  TRC      1:04:20 ()
 
the cars  hello again   Options heartbeat city  elektra      1:10:48 ()
major lance  delilah   Options the very best of  okeh      1:14:41 ()
susan cadogan  lay down   Options hurt so good  trojan      1:16:30 ()
fourtet  no more mosquitos   Options no more mosquitos ep  domino      1:24:23 ()
mazzy star  umbilical   Options among my swan  capitol      1:27:31 ()
sun ra  i am strange   Options i am strange  norton  7"  *   1:29:19 ()
my bloody valentine  all i need   Options isn't anything  relativity      1:33:04 ()
 
rachid taha  mine jai   Options bonjour  knitting factory    *   1:43:01 ()
le mans  ay que triste estoy!   Options aqui vivia yo  grimsey records      1:44:23 ()
georgia anne muldrow  morena del ray   Options kings ballad  ubiquity      1:48:10 ()
coralie clement  sono io   Options toystore  bambi rose      1:49:26 ()
eddie holman  this can't be true   Options northern soul cream of 60's soul v/a  burning airlines      1:52:59 ()
silver summit  apple tree   Options silver summit  language of stone      1:55:39 ()
roberta flack  to love somebody   Options quiet fire  atlantic      2:01:03 ()
anita o'day  peel me a grape   Options finest hour  verve      2:07:52 ()
The Bill Dixon Orchestra  nightfall pieces I   Options intents and purposes  RCA      2:11:00 ()
moot   mavis   Options Moot 7"  moot      2:14:11 ()
oh-ok  brother   Options the complete recordings  collectors choice      2:17:41 ()
Lindstrom & Christabelle  lovesick   Options real life is no cool  feedility/smalltown supersound    *   2:19:50 ()
le gooster  evidement   Options zig zag zen  shadow records      2:23:12 ()
betrand burgalat  le pays imaginaire   Options the sssound of mmmusic  emperor norton records      2:27:32 ()
eartha kitt  c'est si bon   Options revisited  kapp records      2:29:22 ()
 
hype williams  han dynasty I   Options han dynasty I  de stijl  7"  *   2:44:07 ()
best coast  over the ocean   Options in my room  group tightener    *   2:40:47 ()
the fall  repetition   Options early fall 77-79  a step forward record      2:42:30 ()
loretta lynn  you ain't woman enough   Options writes em and sings em  decca      2:47:47 ()
charles aznavour  ay! mourir pour toi   Options the very berst of  monument      2:50:21 ()
santogold  LES artistes   Options santogold  dowtntown music      2:53:05 ()
melvin davis  i won't come crawling back to you   Options i won't come crawling back to you  norton    *   2:54:55 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 6/17/10 9:04am still b/p:

the cricket pitch?
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:04am trouble:

good morning! the pitch can be sound too...
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:05am BSI:

working from home & mixing FMU with the Argentina match.... great soundtrack to that ARG goal at 77:00.....
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:06am still b/p:

Happily ready for verdancy.
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:08am truffie:

will there be a tribute to the recently departed diaper man?
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:21am north guinea hills:

wow, Argentina pulled away at the end. 4-1.
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:21am still b/p:

Evora's song was one of those tracks in which period recording quality is a mo' better evocative pleasure.
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:22am annie:

:)
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:22am cordesc:

Meow!
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:27am MAS:

thank you for the music!
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:34am BSI:

4-1 arg. yep. the Higuain hat trick was tremendous.
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:34am catpatz:

germany scored 4 against australia
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:34am v k:

1000 Volts of Holt! (great album cover)
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:34am Chris from DC:

Germany scored four on Australia I think.
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:35am krebstar:

Germany wooped some ass.. they scored 4 goals in their first game
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:36am BSI:

that australia match was a slaughter
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:38am krebstar:

this is cool...
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:41am it's because:

slaughter.. ya.. but in australia's defense (not sure why..) they got that bogus red card that put them a man down with 20 or 30 minutes left..
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:43am BSI:

extremely bogus red card.
I know the judgements are harsher in the Cup, but that was just wacky.
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:48am v k:

so long as a country advances, group play is mere cocktails
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:49am Cecile:

Who was that krazy kora kat? That was awesome.
Especially since I missed Tiniwaren last night.
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:49am Lewis:

Go Trouble!
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:52am Cecile:

I am rooting for NZ big time.
Although I was bummed at the lack of a haka before the game...
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:53am Cecile:

I thought she was singing "fantasy camp"
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:55am Tuck:

Oh god, been looking for Fantasic Cat forever!
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:55am still b/p:

bummed haka lack-a-lacka
bummed haka lack-a-lacka
bummed haka lack-a-lacka
bummed
  Thu. 6/17/10 9:57am Cecile:

I bow to you.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:00am Bad Ronald:

Fear!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:03am βrian:

Greetings from Madison. Getting hopped up on our second consecutive day of sun.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:09am Lewis:

Brian - I too am listening in Madison and enjoying the sun
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:10am βrian:

I recall listening to the radio for several hours late one night, without interruption. Really nice. There was a bird theme there, too. Messiaen.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:11am chris:

Oh man, this was when I stopped liking the cars
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:11am Dead Corporate Eyes:

oh, man, I have not heard this horrible song in so many years!! Hello...Hello, again...yuk!!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:12am Cecile:

I still like "Drive" though.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:12am MAS:

verrry koot!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:13am dc pat:

Ah, Messiaen..I gotta admit, Bryce turned me on to him. I have to listen to more of the bird stuff...
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:13am Ken From Hyde Park:

Did someone from The Cars die recently? I think WFMU played one of their songs yesterday. Most WFMU DJs don't play them normally.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:14am Dead Corporate Eyes:

that'll show 'em
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:14am chris:

Oh that is true Drive is a great song
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:15am Tuck:

now it sounds right, FMU..
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:15am jsteffey@amnh.org:

Hello Trouble!

All I think of with this song is Diane Brill in that video with jello spelling out HELLO across her chest.

What a weird image to start the day!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:18am it's because:

this is perfect
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:19am trouble:

hello js! are you a happy cowboy this morning?
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:19am listener stu:

Hi Trouble ! BIG news around here these days. It's the Summer Solstice ( but the official celebration isn't until next weekend ) Swedish royal wedding , Princess Victoria. AND.......Finland will have a new Prime Minister next week ....Mari Kiviniemi .... so we'll have a female President and female Prime Minister! How's them apples ? Silver Apples ! I bought their first album when it was new ( 40 years ago ???? yikes ) Cheers!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:22am Jennique - a.k.a JS!:

Hey Trouble -

Indeed a happy cowboy after many playings! White Gardenia still my favorite track.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:22am mb:

Thanks for the dubby Trubby! Sun is shining.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:23am listener mark:

Good Morning Trouble,
Good Morning Everyone.
The "lay down " by susan cadogan was smooth and sweet. Thanks Trouble.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:25am still b/p:

I remember when WBCN Boston switched from playing the Cars nice demo tape to the finished first album. Oy...too much, boys, too much studio mishigas.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:29am Dead Corporate Eyes:

Mazzy Star still rules. I love Hope!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:30am Adrian in London:

Hey Cecie, did you see the interview Narduwar did with Johnny Weir during rhe Olympics? It's on Narduwar's site and is well worth checking out.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:31am em:

with you all the way, DCE. MZ and hope never get old.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:32am Cecile:

No, but I will check it out.
I can only imagine the magic!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:34am annie:

i am pickled tink to know that i can hear, back to back, two fantastic shows this morning, and every thursday morning now till the end of summer..!!!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:34am Cecile:

That's great, annie!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:35am annie:

morning cecile!!!!! and all you wonderful fmu-ers
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:37am MAS:

whos the bird singing trouble?
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:38am krebstar:

digitize and ditch - recycle (ebay where possible)
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:38am mark:

its an ostrich
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:38am Maggie:

Ms. T - have a yard sale! It's such a fun way to recycle. Someone's gonna want your old tapes. I'm having a yard sale Saturday.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:39am Dead Corporate Eyes:

EM, is that the EM I know and love, or are you another EM?
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:39am Adrian in London:

Throw out the cassettes. They're no good. They're rotten. Give them to idiot hipsters with stupid haircuts. Mind you, I do have two huge boxes of them in the garage. ABout 40 live Japan shows there and I can't get rid of them, can I?
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:39am emily and patrick:

bring them to maine as a 4th of july gift for emily and patrick. our new car has a cassette player!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:39am MAS:

no!!! how does an ostrich gets to america=
?
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:40am bryan:

It's super easy to digitize your mixtapes. I do think the meaningful ones should be kept, though. What will it hurt? Then again, as a historian I spend all my time in archives reading and loving all the things people in the past refused to throw away.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:40am catpatz:

greece is losing to nigeria 0 - 1
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:40am Leigh:

Ah, mix tapes. Those were the days. Even mix cd's. Now it's mix mp3 zip files, but it's not the same.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:40am Dead Corporate Eyes:

cassettes still rule and will remain after your digitized media pass away
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:40am Cecile:

MAS, they farm 'em here.
Terminator X actually has an ostrich farm in Virgina.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:40am seang:

and one of Nigeria's players got a Red Card
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:40am BSI:

1-0 nigeria. Really stupid redcard offense just now for NGA
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:41am BSI:

seang = faster!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:41am chris:

I inherited my Grandma's Buick for a few years recently and dusted off my cassettes and started listening to them in the car. They sounded so good!!!! I know it is a cliche but they sounded so inviting and warm and organic. Do not throw them away Trouble! I have already thrown some away which I regret... I know I am living in denial and I need to throw some more out but it seems so wrong.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:41am MAS:

ok cecile, but not a natural one in the studio sitted with trouble!!??
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:42am Jennique:

Trouble,
I am in the same mixed tape dilemma. I bought some software to convert them to mp3s through my stereo. Still have yet to crack open the box to do it. Half my mixed tapes don't even have track listings. Dilemma indeed.
I read an article that a Generation X man had his son listen to an old school cassette playing walkman for one week. His son did not know what the METAL switch meant (thinking it had to do with the music genre) and did not realize it automatically flipped over the tape until a few days into it. Funny stuff.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:43am Cecile:

No, but that would be cool, MAS.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:43am Brian C.:

Because we're moving this summer, I'm going through the same agony with my cassettes. Had about 300--tried to weed em put--maybe tossed 20. And I don't even have a functioning cassette deck. Do have music-appreciating kids so, mebbe I'll keep em.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:43am MAS:

:)
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:43am dc pat:

overall the officiating at WC has been good but the RSA goal keeper got sent off yesterday for basically touching another player. Penalty sure but red card??
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:44am listener stu:

I want a North Korea jersey ! they so crazy
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:45am seang:

Yeah for Greece, they just scored!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:45am barney:

now 1-1 GRE-NGA
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:45am BSI:

yeh, there's been a few of those, DCP. Hell there was even a piece in some major media outlet about foreign officials getting educated on English cursing - to keep a watch on more spirited players like Rooney etc. ... oh hell, goal for greece...
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:46am dc pat:

ah crap, GO NIGERIA!!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:47am mb:

I'm in the middle of the same project, Trouble. What software are you using. I'm using a cheap Intil from Radio Shack. Good results so far. Cassettes, FTW!
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:48am dc pat:

if the ref just let's the game go without interfering, you see fewer dives and players get more serious.

I broke out a demo cassette from my last band the other day and it sounded like it was under water--not sure if it was the tape or the deck... I have to transfer all my cassettes to HD.
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:48am Adrian in London:

RE: football. This is a great piece about the pathetic level of punditry. (via Graham 'Father Ted' Lineham's Twitter feed) http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/sport/Tom-English-39The-level-of.6364084.jp
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:52am drewo:

Hitler on the vuvuzela's at the World Cup:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-Ln_rqPpPk&feature=player_embedded

"and I'm stuck with five grand of widescreen TV now. Do you know what 30,000 vuvuzela's sound like?"
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:55am truffie:

oooh this can't be true is so beautiful
  Thu. 6/17/10 10:58am north guinea hills:

RIP Father Ted.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:01am truffie:

RIP Gary Shider
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:03am annie:

one of the most beautiful voices on the planet.. all hail roberta flack...
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:03am Jennique:

Roberta Flack ~ lovelylovelylovely
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:03am annie:

now i want to hear the entire album...
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:04am trouble:

hey stu, sounds like big stuff in finlandia! big article in NY times front page yesterday about scandinavian authors getting big in wake of girl with the dragon tattoo. maybe this is tove's chance! i feel her adult fiction is all but lost over here. have a fun midsommer celebration. that reminds me it's time for a party!
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:04am trouble:

annie i have been listening to this album constantly this week!
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:04am ken:

mmmmmmm.....
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:05am annie:

ohh.. could i use a good party!!!!.. one where i sleep on the couch and wake to the smell of someone else's coffee and the hangover scent..
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:06am Chris from DC:

Wow, never heard this Roberta Flack, amazing.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:06am annie:

trouble.... god bless you!!! i just gave away all my vinyl, including five RF ... very sad week last week..
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:07am sweir:

loving this... thanks!
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:09am Cecile:

Oh, annie...I'm so sorry to hear that.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:09am Dead Corporate Eyes:

I will never give anything away. I will eventually be crushed under the weight of collected media. And I will enjoy it.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:10am Cecile:

I have been selling CDs like crazy. Been dumping the middling ones on the hard drive, then taking them to sell.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:10am fishmonkeystew:

Yo, Trouble. I wanted to tell you that the CocoRosie show was just as wacky as you said it would be. Wicked cool, as we New Englanders are prone to say.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:11am holland oats:

i need more female jazz vocals in my life. that and boogaloo.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:12am annie:

well, i did keep the cds to drop into the computer, but i gave away ten cases.....
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:13am Leigh:

Yes, this Bill Dixon is gorgeous
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:13am trouble:

yikes annie, i hope you are giving them to your favorite radio station....
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:16am annie:

they wouldn't take em
donations to radio of old vinyl... fmu said no and so did the station up in maine. handed them over to a guy who sold them at a flea market. he said he'd pay me if he made any to send... i have four cases still here if you want them trouble...
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:18am annie:

:)
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:21am still b/p:

annie, if you want donation options, you can check WMPG, community radio at USM in Portland. If they don't use them, they'll sell 'em at the annual record fair to earn
some operatin' money.

http://wmpg.org/
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:25am MAS:

wwwwwOOOOOOhhhwwOooooooHnder.... trouble.
vas is goot!
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:30am Cecile:

Earrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrtha!
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:31am seang:

Goallllllllllll for Greece!
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:31am barney:

2-1 greece
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:31am βrian:

Ah, c'est bon, Eartha!
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:32am Jennique:

Avec un grand mercedes-benz....un petit yacht....beaucoup de loot....
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:36am βrian:

Nous sommes tous les français, quoi !
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:36am huh?:

Liz --> Irene
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:37am Cecile:

Not right now - Scott Williams is in that slot.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:43am trouble:

rare, not "never"....
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:46am arf if:

president carter loves repetition
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:48am sugarwolf:

I think the Trouble & Tamar power block will sound awesome!

If you listen to the internet stream, it's nine full hours of women DJs which is super cool.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:50am listener gary:

Loretta lynn ...that reminds me...whatever happened to Laura cantrell? Great music today miss trouble.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:52am annie:

sugarwolf, i totally concur; it has to be the best day of music there ever was!! i love tamar's show....i've been a fan of hers for forever..this is a great gift we are being offered.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:54am Pete:

Out here on teh Internets, We likes the Santogolds.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:55am Cecile:

Trouble - a movie for you:
C.R.A.Z.Y. - a Quebec film about a family of 5 boys, one gay (it's his story). It's fabulous - Montreal in the 70s, Bowie, poutine, Catholic mysticism, Charles Aznavour ,and Patsy Cline all figure heavily as plot points.
  Thu. 6/17/10 11:56am annie:

oooohhhhh... cecile... i'm writing that on my mental notepad
  Thu. 6/17/10 12:05pm MAS:

was it a bush warbler there with you, Trouble?
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