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Options August 26, 2010: Gah, the car broke down so now we are waiting a week for parts from the next town over.... enjoy the music

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Artist Track Album Label New Approx. start time
Bob Thompson   Star Fire   Options The Sound of Speed    *   0:00:00 ()
Chief  The Minute I Saw It   Options Modern Rituals  Domino Recordings   *   0:03:47 ()
Magic Bullets  Millions of People Running in Circles   Options Magic Bullets  Mon Amie  *   0:06:00 ()
The Orchids  She's My Girl   Options She's My Girl  Pebble  *   0:08:32 ()
Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse  Angel's Harp   Options Dark Night Of The Soul  Capitol  *   0:12:02 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bob Tompson 
      *   0:14:59 ()
Linda Laine  Low Grades & High Fever   Options Dream Babes Vol. 2: Reflections - 22 Brit Girl Classics From The 60s  RPM  *   0:19:36 ()
Kristin Hersh  Pearl   Options Cats and Mice  Kitten Charmer  *   0:20:56 ()
Cosmetics  The Cries   Options   Captured Tracks  *   0:24:14 ()
Ladytron  Flicking Your Switch   Options Light & Magic  Ryko    0:27:49 ()
Kiril fea. Ras Tweed et Esma  Raise up Your Hand   Options Balkan Grooves  Eastblok  *   0:31:42 ()
Gogol Bordello Vs Tamir Muskat  Gypsy Part of Town   Options J.U.F.  Stinky    0:35:07 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bob Tompson 
Le Mans   Options The Sound of Speed      0:39:58 ()
Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force  Planet Rock   Options Bustin' Out 1982: New Wave To New Beat Volume 2  Year Zero  *   0:44:36 ()
!!!  The Most Certain Sure   Strange Weather, Isn't It?  Warp  *   0:49:00 ()
Seu Jorge and Almaz  The Model   Options Seu Jorge and Almaz  Now-Again  *   0:54:53 ()
The Hygrades  Rough Rider   Options The World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s Nigeria  Sound Way  *   0:57:44 ()
Hedzoleh Soundz  Rekpete   Options Hedzoleh Soundz  Soundway  *   1:01:33 ()
Thành Mái  Tóc Mai Soi Ván Soi Dài   Options Saigon Rock & Soul: Vietnamese Classic Tracks 1968-1974 (V/A)  Sublime Frequencies  *   1:05:37 ()
A-Cads  Watch Your Step   Options Zulu Stomp!! South Africa Garage Beats!!  No Smoke  *   1:09:35 ()
The Malibu's  I'm Cryin'   Options We're Gonna Change the World!  Sundazed  *   1:12:18 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bob Thompson 
        1:14:47 ()
Los Peyotes  Pasemos La Noche Juntos (Let's Spend the Night Together)   Options Their Hispanic Majesties Request 7"  Norton  *   1:20:33 ()
The Gaye Blades  Ruby Tuesday   Options   Norton  *   1:22:55 ()
The Rolling Stones  Monkey Man   Options Let it Bleed  Abkco    1:26:43 ()
Them  Turn On Your Love Light   Options Them Again  Deram    1:29:50 ()
The Kinks  Victoria   Options The Kink Kronikles  Reprise    1:32:25 ()
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings  She Ain't a Child No More   Options I Learned The Hard Way  DAPTONE    1:34:21 ()
Stevie Wonder  Higher Ground   Options Innervisions  Universal/Motown     1:38:19 ()
Damian Marley  The Master Has Come Back   Options Welcome to Jamrock  Umvd Labels    1:43:12 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bob Thompson 
      *   1:46:39 ()
R.E.M.  Driver 8 (Demo)   Options Fables of the Reconstruction - Expanded  Capitol  *   1:52:18 ()
The Replacements  Can't Hardly Wait   Options Pleased to Meet Me  Sire    1:55:49 ()
Altered Images  I Could Be Happy   Options I Could Be Happy: Best of Altered Images  Sony    1:58:27 ()
Adam and the Ants  Stand and Deliver   Options Prince Charming  Columbia  *   2:01:54 ()
The Go-Go's  We Got the Beat   Options Beauty and the Beat  I.R.S. Records    2:05:29 ()
Tom Tom Club  On, On, On, On   Options Tom Tom Club  Sire    2:08:00 ()
The Bubblemen  The Bubblemen are Coming   Options       2:11:49 ()
Love and Rockets  Ball of Confusion   Options "Express"  Big Time Records    2:16:09 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bob Thompson 
        2:23:28 ()
Social Distortion  So Far Away   Options Social Distortion  Epic    2:29:12 ()
X  Los Angeles   Options Los Angeles  Slash    2:32:25 ()
Concrete Blonde  Still in Hollywood   Options Concrete Blonde  I.R.S. Records    2:34:46 ()
Buzzcocks  I Believe   Options Operators Manual  I.R.S. Records    2:38:24 ()
Violent Femmes  Add It Up   Options Violent Femmes  Slash    2:45:27 ()
The Pixies  Mr Grieves   Options Doolittle      2:50:10 ()
Le Tigre  Keep on Livin'   Options Feminist Sweepstakes  Le Tigre Records    2:52:13 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 8/26/10 6:01am Andy in Berlin:

Hi Meg! Did you finally get the laptop going?
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:01am Chuck:

Morning! Broke car?
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:01am pierre:

Bonjour bonjour !
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:02am Andy in Berlin:

Hey wait a minute - is this some metaphor or did the car break down too?!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:02am Murder4$AL£:

What's the Word?
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:02am pierre:

is it speed ? (the theme)
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:02am Meghan:

Good morning and Bon Jour! No, sadly, the computer's video card died.... so we are stopped in our journey.... Car breaking down being the middle of the road trip
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:03am Dave B:

  Thu. 8/26/10 6:03am Chuck:

Major bummer!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:03am pierre:

  Thu. 8/26/10 6:04am Andy in Berlin:

Whew! I couldn't handle TWO breakdowns.
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:04am Meghan:

ha! no, but let's not jinx it!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:06am Andy in Berlin:

so how do we spin this into a new theme?
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:07am Dave B:

Videocard = cracked windshield

if if were HDD, that'd = engine
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:07am Murder4$AL£:

ThisMagic Bullets reminds me of the Wedding Present..
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:07am Meghan:

The joys of the new bin? With some older stuff thrown in.....
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:07am Chuck:

I've got a major crack in my windshield. Needs to be replaced and no $ to do so...
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:08am Dave B:

What were you using for the opening bed music today? I kinda liked that...
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:08am Murder4$AL£:

..and ends like This Charming man..
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:09am Chuck:

No, Dave, my truck windshield. And, Morning!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:09am pierre:

sounds like something from scotland
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:10am Meghan:

They are Pierre!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:10am Dave B:

greets Chuck!

I was making roadtrip / car / computer analogies... sorry I'm not caffinated yet
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:11am Murder4$AL£:

It's the Bag Pipe lead guitar effect!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:11am Chuck:

I know, Dave. My head is in a fog like it is outside myself!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:12am Dave B:

Meghan, just picture the scene from European Vacation

"There's the Tower of London. Oh look kids... Big Ben"

Rinse and repeat. We'll be back on the road again next week!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:12am bennett4senate:

hey Megan, I'm loving this smooth contemporary jewish vocal jazz you're playing this morning
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:13am Meghan:

HA! I pondered playing Jewish music just to mess with people!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:15am Dave B:

Yesterday Jimmy Shaid I wazs "prejudisch"

  Thu. 8/26/10 6:15am bennett4senate:

Andy finally let me know that the JM in the AM theme that I'm always whistling on my way out of here on Thursday mornings is actually the national anthem of Israel. :D
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:15am Elwyn:

I guess we had to have a breakdown eventually. I'm afraid of hillbillies
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:16am pierre:

the futur Meghan
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:16am Dave B:

the anti-theme theme
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:18am ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

What's up everybody?! Just now tuning in. Damn! The car broke down!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:20am Meghan:

HA! Well, more like the video card... but none the less, we will still have fun!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:21am Chuck:

Wow, something new from Kristin! Cool!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:25am Murder4$AL£:

Kristen's sounding rough. havent heard her since 90's, long time!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:26am Meghan:

I love her rough voice.... something about it is beautiful....
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:26am Murder4$AL£:

sounded a bit like brian molko!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:29am Chuck:

Okay, I've got to pop out for a few. Why can't the stream have a "pause" button?
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:29am Dave B:

Ladytron > Tron Guy

  Thu. 8/26/10 6:31am annie:

guten morgen!!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:32am Meghan:

Guten Morgen annie!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:34am pierre:

this is really cheering me up !
great set
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:35am Andy in Berlin:

@chuck - if you listen with Real Player, you can pause it and it will keep your place while loading the rest of the show. At least for an hour or so, maybe more.
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:39am chauchat:

bonjour! let the twirling commence!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:40am Murder4$AL£:

How about a Sesame Street theme! Is it possible??
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:48am Chuck:

I'm back. Fog is clearing and there's a full moon out! Gonna be a nice day.
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:50am Chuck:

I'm using the Linux OS, Andy. No Real Player...
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:50am Dave B:

Dumb question, but how do you/they pronounce "!!!"
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:51am Meghan:

I have seen it as Chick Chick Chick.... they say three sounds in a row....
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:51am Chuck:

Chick, chick, chick, Dave...
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:52am Dave B:

Hmmm... in I.T. parlance it'd be "Bang, Bang, Bang"
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:52am Chuck:

I've seen it spelled Chk, Chk, Chk, as well...
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:53am Meghan:

That works!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:54am annie:

meghan, i'm glad you broke down and found a way cool dance studio to hang out..
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:55am Andy in Berlin:

@chuck - too bad about real player. I find it very convenient for that reason. of course there is always the archive, so...
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:55am Meghan:

Ha! Thanks! It's fun to play stuff off of a theme sometimes!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:56am Chuck:

What's the name of the African tribe that makes clicking sounds as part of their language? I forget... !!! could use that!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:57am Andy in Berlin:

the click tribe? Ask Miriam Makeba.
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:57am chauchat:

xhosa. miriam makeba has the great click song
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:58am Marco:

You wouldn't happen to have any serge gainsbourge?
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:59am Meghan:

Was that the song in Soul Power? The woman with the crazy hair?
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:59am Meghan:

Oh, I don't on me.... I didn't pull it, but I was just thinking about it actually!
  Thu. 8/26/10 6:59am Jefff:

This reminds me of the time I broke down in a small town in South Carolina. We spent the day walking up and down the street, sitting in the auto shop waiting for a part, and listening to music on a portable cassette player (this was pre-internet/cell phone) that played everything slightly slower than it should. Of course the music selection is MUCH better today! I loved Linda Laine.
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:01am Marco:

I know flu has a huge library. I wanted to hear Bonnie and clyde by Serge Gainsborgue
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:03am Meghan:

We do have a huge library, and have Serge.... but I am not on the same floor as the library and don't have monkeys to go get me the stuff i need! So hence, no Serge.... Sorry!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:04am Marco:

  Thu. 8/26/10 7:05am pierre:

Serge Gainsbourg's "your under arrest" is fantastic.
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:05am pierre:

Linda Laine was "trop bien" as well
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:06am Chuck:

Is Bosco with you today? Isn't he part retreiver? Oh wait, there's the ability to read thing... Never mind....
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:07am pierre:

is Thành Mái on a sublime frequencies label records ?
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:12am Meghan:

it's a comp... but yes
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:13am Chuck:

PG would be pleased, Meg!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:15am pierre:

Bob Thompson is just perfect
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:16am Murder4$AL£:

Sesame street isn't a word!! But it encourages us to spell words! so why not?
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:17am Chuck:

And the Vietnamese make yummy food!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:17am Murder4$AL£:

Muppets! ..Yeah!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:21am Chuck:

Yay, Los Peyotes!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:21am Murder4$AL£:

I'm trying my best to incite a muppet theme! Who's your favourite..?
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:22am Chuck:

Gonzo... He's such a goof!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:24am Chuck:

Stones cover set, Meghan?
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:24am chauchat:

statler and waldorf for me!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:24am Dave B:

@murder - the Yip Yips
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:27am Chuck:

Ha! I was just playing a bunch of Stones yesterday afternoon!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:28am Elwyn:

This reminds me... I need to watch Mr Peter Jackson's finest work again "Meet the Feebles"
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:28am Murder4$AL£:

Sesame street and Muppets is only a block apart. Grover! such a goon, but cute at the same time!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:31am Meghan:

Rolf..... his ears....
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:32am jeff p:

dammit, i missed monkey man
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:33am Dave B:

Can't go wrong with the Kinks
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:33am Chuck:

Something of a classic rawk set....
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:33am Murder4$AL£:

Hmm..Is it Beaker, the scientists technician?Animal looks like Keith Moon!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:35am Chuck:

Prof. Bunson Honeydew and Beaker! Let's experiment! hehe....
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:36am ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Sharon J-J-Jones!!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:36am Jefff:

Don't forget Dr. Teeth... and the rest of the Electric Mayhem
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:39am Dave B:

The original Kermit puppet was recently donated to the Smithsonian by Mrs. Henson
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:39am annie:

double dip??? sir duke??
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:49am Murder4$AL£:

just a silly clip.. Fozzy looks like Dizzy Gillespie!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:50am Dave B:

The Dap Kings also share with the Budos Band and Menahan Street Project.

The Dap Tone Label KILLS!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:57am Chuck:

Perfect follow up to R.E.M., Meghan! Nice!
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:57am jeff p:

i like this song but always wish it didn't have the horns
  Thu. 8/26/10 7:59am Dave B:

WOW - set the W.A.B.A.C. Machine Sherman!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:00am Jaw:

Thanks for the added details of a jalopy, it really makes it feel like a summer vacation.
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:00am Chuck:

I have this song... Love it , but always thought the singer was about 12 years old... hehe....
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:03am jeff p:

This set is awesome!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:04am Parq:

Morning all. Always dug this Ants track, from MTV's salad days -- and mine.
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:05am Chuck:

Interesting. Just did a look up on AllMusic and Steve Severin of Siouxsie and the Banshees produced Altered Images first 2 singles. Cool....
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:05am Dave B:

What, the flower Lupins?
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:05am Dave B:

Squeeze in some Bow Wow Wow!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:06am Chuck:

"Dennis Moore, Denis Moore, riding through the land!"
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:08am Chuck:

Love me some 80s, Meg, as you know! Keep it coming!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:08am Parq:

Dum da dum dum plight.
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:09am Murder4$AL£:

was not fables of the reconstruction I.R.S..?
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:09am jeff p:

What's next, "Go!" by Tones on Tails?
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:09am Chuck:

"He robs from the poor and gives to the rich... Stupid bitch!"
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:10am Meghan:

I got that song actually Jeff..... hehe... The REM was a reissue
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:10am Murder4$AL£:

just keeping you on yer toes meghan ;)
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:12am jeff p:

so what's up with the laptop? you getting it fixed?
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:13am Meghan:

Yep, it's the video card.... supposedly. You could hear it turn on, just nothing on the screen...
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:15am jeff p:

how old is it?
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:16am Meghan:

about 3 years old? it's got 90 days left on apple care....
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:21am jeff p:

oh good. That's what i was checking.
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:22am Dave B:

Apple Care is worth every penny
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:32am Chuck:

One of Soc D's best efforts!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:32am Andy in Berlin:

yeah, having a good guarantee is worth it. But 3 years is a good normal life for a laptop so you shouldn't feel too bad. I've had machines that would rattle after 3 years. And others that just went foom.
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:33am Chuck:

X hits the spot!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:34am jeff p:

I disagree - AppleCare is NOT worth it unless you get it at a reduced price.
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:36am Chuck:

Must be the punk set... Drive on!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:38am what the duck:

concrete blonde dropped the f bomb
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:38am Meghan:

How does one get it at a reduced price? I will say, it has come in handy for me
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:39am Murder4$AL£:

It always amazes me how good things can come from bad experiences. Todays show is just a little one of those. Thanks Meghan. Hope you get everything sorted out!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:39am Meghan:

Yes they did.... web airwaves allow f bombs!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:42am pierre:

merci Meghan !
c'était excellent
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:44am kath:

ooohhh, I totally forgot it was Thursday!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:44am Chuck:

Morning, Kath! There's always the archive...
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:45am Dave B:

@Jeff / Meghan - corporate bulk / educational discounts. Agreed. I forget, I haven't paid retail for it in years
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:45am randy in NC:

Virtually every lap top made more than a year ago will eventually have its LCD screen die. It will either be the CCFL backlight bulb or the inverter or both that goes. Each of these items are less than $20 things, but they are virtually impossible to swap out unless you are really handy with electronics. I fixed my Dell screen for $20 but it took several hours. The symptom is that the screen starts looking pink. Then it only lights up for a few seconds when you first turn it on then goes black. Newer laptops use LEDs for the backlight instead of CCFL bulbs. LEDs should last essentially forever. Get Apple to fix it but hope that the CCFL backlight is not excluded from the warranty.
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:47am what the duck:

jeez f bomb central this morning
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:48am Dave B:

Greets Kath.
And alas, I need to Distribute Clues to Users.
Have Goober rotate the tires, top off the oil and check the antifreeze. We have some hard driving to do next week!

Gotta put together the F-Bomb theme one of these days!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:49am jeff p:

@ Randy in NC: in Meghan's case, she's got a MacBook Pro with a bad video card, not the display. It was a common problem with this model (and other PC models with this particular card as well). And a display swap is easy if it's what one does for a living. :-)
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:51am randy in NC:

@jeff p Yes it's easy but the whole display usually is around $100 - $150.
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:51am Dave B:

@ Jeff P - yougotthatright....
Later peeps!
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:53am Chuck:

Any time left to squeeze in the 5,6,7,8's, Meg?
  Thu. 8/26/10 8:57am seang:

Todd-o-phonic comin up! Hell yes! Dude is crazy!
  Sat. 8/28/10 11:37pm Ben:

You skipping Arkansas?
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