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Options September 20, 2011: never been heard

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Artist Track Album Label New Approx. start time
matt baldwin  tell me   Options night in the triangle  american dust  *   0:00:00 ()
dragon  introduction(insects)   Options dragon  golden pavillion  *   0:03:16 ()
roland p young  flutter fly flounce/row land   Options Isophonic Boogie Woogie  EM    0:07:38 ()
un  sixty bux   Options un  siltbreeze    0:16:47 ()
bertha idaho  graveyard love   Options ...i listen to the wind that obliterates my traces v/a  dust to digital  *   0:29:01 ()
kathryn williams  we dug a hole   Options little black numbers      0:40:16 ()
sun ra and his outer space arkestra  the bridge   Options the singles      0:45:02 ()
lavender diamond  oh no   Options imagine our love      0:47:15 ()
ennio morricone  defense de stationner   Options ost peur sur la ville      0:50:07 ()
misty roses  address book   Options Komodo Dragons      0:52:50 ()
benjamin biolay  chambre d'amis   Options gentils garcons v/a  sonic scenery    0:55:37 ()
felt  penelope tree   Options pillows and prayers box v/a  cherry red    0:59:09 ()
robert wyatt  just as you are   Options comic opera      1:10:05 ()
electric kulintang  the ancients   Options dialects      1:15:02 ()
matt valentine  ease my eyes   Options what i became  woodsist  *   1:19:30 ()
juana molina  elena   Options son      1:26:43 ()
tinariwen  ya messinagh   Options tassili +10:1  anti  *   1:31:26 ()
bachelorette  the end of things   Options the end of things  drag city  *   1:37:35 ()
gnos  pre-compass   Options       1:43:40 ()
warm hands  anxiety   Options       1:48:46 ()
soft boiled eggies  october days   Options       1:51:52 ()
the green door kids  moody   Options       1:54:11 ()
burl ives with grady martin  diesel smoke, dangerous curves   Options Roughneck Blues 1949-1956      1:57:22 ()
thick pigeon  dog   Options Les Filles du Crepuscule (V/A)      1:59:12 ()
bobbie gentry  fancy   Options       2:01:33 ()
noveller  alone star   Options glacial glow  weird forest  *   2:09:17 ()
Meg Baird, Helena Espvall and Sharron Kraus  the nightingale   Options leaves off the tree      2:14:26 ()
sylvia  soul je t'aime   Options sweet stuff      2:16:43 ()
o v wright  are you going where i'm coming from   Options memphis unlimited      2:20:51 ()
?  pancen ora disedya   streets musicians of yogyakarta  mississippi  *   2:24:27 ()
lau nau  lue kartalta   Options nukkuu      2:26:41 ()
the servants  she's always hiding   Options youth club disco  captured tracks  *   2:30:58 ()
sonic youth  in & out   Options not the spaces you know, but between them v/a  Three-Lobed  *   2:34:10 ()
Nara Leão  com acucar com afeto   Options nara '67      2:42:00 ()
syl johnson  is it because i'm black?   Options is it because i'm black      2:46:02 ()
lau nau  vuoren laelle   Options nukku      2:56:05 ()
lau nau  pyha vuori   Options live tour 2005      2:58:00 ()

Listener comments!

  Tue. 9/20/11 9:04am ausmanx:

hey, that's two weeks in a row i reckon the playlist has started unreadable! lovely colours, but we want to read you as well as listen to you!
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:06am healey:

Good morning Modern World! The gray background matches the sky in Philadelphia this morning....
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:07am jamesie:

good morning (modern) world and to your good self, Trouble
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:07am Bad Ronald:

Morning. I think this is the image you'd like to display:
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:10am pierre:

Bonjour Trouble !
simply Happy to be here
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:13am trouble:

bonjour pierre, jamesie, healey... shocking that technical difficulties can still impede musical progress...thank you bad ronald, you rock
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:22am Dave in SoDak:

wow. haven't heard this un track since around 1997, when i listened to it on fmu over a 28.8 modem. love it. hi trubbs. have a great day!
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:24am stu:

morning Trouble! listening on Staten Island today, fly home this afternoon. This "un" is dreamy.
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:24am trouble:

hi dave in south dakota, nice to see you in the house
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:28am trouble:

good day to you stu! send our love to the little moomins
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:29am pierre:

Trouble, is it "un" like 1 in french, or something like "un" like U then N ? Anyway it was very sweet.
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:35am dc pat:

just get a $4 plastic water bottle--most are made with safe plastic and they work and are cheap as hell.
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:38am consumer tip:

Write to the manufacturer.
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:39am pierre:

that would make sense the "un…something" cool, thanks you for the enlightement
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:40am jamesie:

is the o-ring not seated properly (sort of nerdy thing) :)
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:40am abby:

hi trouble, hi everybody, how was the meet-up at target?
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:41am ?:

next week's zeitgeist word: 'zeitgeist' :)
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:43am Wild Neil:

Trouble-thanks, I needed to hear something peaceful...right now....
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:43am hamburger:

oh, that ? was me.. hello..
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:47am trouble:

there is no o ring jamesie, it is allllll stainless steel! urg, i will write the manafacturer ( kleen kanteen) and beg for some sanity...
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:47am Wild Neil:

This was used by (stolen by?) Zappa...Sun Ra was, that is...
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:48am Cheri Pi:

Trouble-I mocked the Missonin collection at Target; in a witty moment of consumerism-loathing I said-"what's next-the Coogi collection?" (A la Bill Cosby...) can you imagine? teeheeheehee
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:51am dc pat:

I meant plastic BIKE water bottle.

Man why do I like this Oh No song??
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:51am blackgreen13:

worth it just for the sweater
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:52am jamesie:

maybe you need to fit an O ring. Sorry for obsessing on yr problem. Condom might do it!
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:53am trouble:

at target abby, liz berg and i wrecked the place since there was nothing left, no missoni but sadly no listeners either.
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:53am blackgreen13:

can get all sizes of o rings at a good auto parts place, some hrdwr stores
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:53am moose:

i've always liked missoni- they've lost cred for me now forever
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:54am Cheri Pi:

That's hilarious @BG13!!!
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:54am abby:

i SO wished to come, but that's france for you!! they still had some stuff left on the internet.
  Tue. 9/20/11 9:59am blackgreen13:

gotta love that fashion period :)
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:00am moose:

(sorry for seeming a snob- i like my old fashion houses to remain luxe, not that i wear that kind of thing but am an admirer)
ANYHOW, nice nice show
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:01am consumer tip:

"All Klean Kanteen® bottles, caps and lids have a one-year warranty against manufacturer's defects. Please send us your damaged goods along with your return address and we'll replace them free of charge."
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:02am trish:

bonjour. j'aime écouter les chansons francophone au matin.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:03am trouble:

good morning moose! thanks for all the kanteen help lovelies!
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:06am dc pat:

man, what is that bird? an owl?
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:08am aaron in chicago:

morning trouble. love the joseph yoakum
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:10am Vivian:

Trouble, what is the name of that movie?
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:11am trouble:

vivian the movie is "no impact man" and he has a book under the same title.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:11am trouble:

merci trish
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:12am pierre:

i like bakelite. it's a good plastic to me, and as it's no longuer produced it obliged to recycle by bying them on flea market and other garage sale http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bakélite + it is in a Gainsbourg song (sea sex and sun)!
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:12am trouble:

today's artist is joseph e yoakum, an outsider artist
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:13am blackgreen13:

pierre, isn't that the original, first plastic?
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:14am trouble:

i think bakelite is gorgeous and i hear they stopped making it because it was flammable or some such crazy thing
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:15am Cheri Pi:

My friend bought a beautiful yellow bakelite bracelet this weekend at a flea market, I wish I could afford one.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:16am dc pat:

I feel like good intentions turn into capitalist fads too often. I buy into this crap all the time. I'm looking at an expensive aluminum water bottle that I never use and right next to it is my beat up old plastic bike bottle. NOW, that's not to say that the production of plastic isn't more harmful than production of aluminum--and I understand that aluminum is a lot less resource demanding to recycle than plastic.

so...like everything else it's complicated... Ultimately I think you're right, the goal is to consume less.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:16am Cheri Pi:

If I ever remarry, I want a bakelite ring.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:17am jamesie:

going home on my bike along Rosebury Avenue, Sadlers Wells Thertre I passed Robert and Alfie , turned round and cheesily said, I love you both. Robert and Alfie smiled, Robert with his hands clasped together at his chest. It made my day.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:19am pierre:

maybe blackgreen13, i know it's old.

@ trouble : …and it breaks easily, that's why it stopped i guess, we people tend to break thing now, and buy replacements… make things last longer is a goal to me too.

@ Cheri Pi : if i find something, i'll let you know, i bought a bakelite ashtray, and it does the trick. It is quite easy to find around here (france), sometime it's expensive, sometimes not at all.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:20am dc pat:

bakelite looks like guitar picks to me and I can tell you, those things are extremely flammable...and stinky...
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:21am helpful elf:

One of the first plastics made from synthetic components (although phenol can be extracted from biological sources), Bakelite was used for its electrically nonconductive and heat-resistant properties in radio and telephone casings and electrical insulators, and also in such diverse products as kitchenware, jewellery, pipe stems, and children's toys. In 1993 Bakelite was designated a National Historical Chemical Landmark by the American Chemical Society in recognition of its significance as the world's first synthetic plastic.[1]
Phenolics are seldom used in general consumer products today due to the cost and complexity of production and their brittle nature. An exception to this overall decline is their use in small precision-shaped components where their specific properties are required, such as molded disc brake cylinders, saucepan handles, electrical plugs and switches and parts for electrical irons. Today, Bakelite is manufactured and produced in sheet, rod and tube form for hundreds of industrial applications in the electronics, power generation and aerospace industries, and under a variety of commercial brand names, including Garolite.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:22am Cheri Pi:

Thanks @Pierre!
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:23am trouble:

jamesie that is a fabulous story! i love all the info and anecdotes we've got going on today! keep it coming
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:23am Bad Ronald:

Re Bakelite - anyone remember these things?
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:24am blackgreen13:

sadly, yes. also typewriters
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:25am trish:

my # growing up had three consecutive 0s...
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:27am abby:

a disposable plastic water bottle killed my ipod
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:27am Cheri Pi:

My friend with the yellow bracelet said that if you drop bakelite it can shatter, so we were wondering how billiard / pool balls were made of it? Would they not shatter on impact?
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:28am helpful elf:

The primary commercial uses for Bakelite today remain in the area of inexpensive board and tabletop games produced in China, India and Hong Kong. Items such as billiard balls, dominoes and pieces for games like chess, checkers, and backgammon are constructed of Bakelite for its look, durability, fine polish, weight, and sound. Common dice are sometimes made of Bakelite for weight and sound, but the majority are made of a thermoplastic such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) which is not as durable as Bakelite.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:33am wiki wacky:

The exacting requirements of the billiard ball are met today with balls cast from plastic materials that are strongly resistant to cracking and chipping. Currently Saluc, under the brand names Aramith and Brunswick Centennial, manufactures phenolic resin balls. Other plastics and resins such as polyester (under various trade names) and clear acrylic are also used, by competing companies such as Elephant Balls Ltd. and Frenzy Sports.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:36am kwhitehead:

Love the horns on this song!
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:37am trouble:

kids don't try resins/fiberglass at home. that is how eva hesse died of brain cancer
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:37am dc pat:

yeah but what are guitar picks made out of?? and drum casings, I once tried to put a cigarette out on my tomtom and it caught on fire!!
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:38am pierre:

so is an bakelite ashtray, a bad purchased item ?
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:39am dc pat:

Premier ashtrays are...
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:39am Cheri Pi:

Speaking of fiberglass, on my way to work this morning I jumped out of my car to pick up (from the side of the road) a fantastic double decker fiberglass lampshade. It has a small crack but otherwise is in perfect condition. Some products last forever.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:40am blackgreen13:

it's used in pot handles and electrical insulators, so not flammable itself. Could be coated with something
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:45am Listener Bill:

Bakelite, the band, http://www.myspace.com/bakelite
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:45am Jennique:

Fiberglass made this car possible, so it can't be all bad.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:47am blackgreen13:

Jennique, that would justify a lot!
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:48am Cheri Pi:

I'm glad for the warning Trouble, I've been curious about trying to fashion a fiberglass bullet shaped planter from the old Popular Mechanics instructions. I'll just leave that to the experts then...
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:49am trish:

peepers transformed!
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:52am dc pat:

Jennique, that car is f$ckin COOL AS HELL.
  Tue. 9/20/11 10:56am Sarah:

Thank you for allowing me to be woken up by Felt.
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:01am annie:

listening, not near the comments really, good morning all
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:03am trouble:

felt as the first sounds of the day does sound good! good morning jennique and annie
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:04am d:

Fancy was too pretty for algebra
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:07am moose:

folk art museum in ny, my favorite, likely shuttered soon for good so everybody run over there
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:08am ?:

Did we pass the test?
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:08am Jennique:

dc pat - If I owned that car I would drive it everywhere. Ed "Big Daddy" Roth is my hero for making not only those cool cars but the comic book character Rat Fink.
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:10am Bad Ronald:

Rat Fink Rules! I had a model as a kid!

  Tue. 9/20/11 11:10am Dave in SoDak:

bakelite radios from the 40's... mmmmmm.....
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:11am Travis:

Burl Ives?? Actually, some of the best singing he ever did was when he ratted out fellow entertainers in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee in the late 40's...
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:12am trouble:

no way! burl ives, the voice of snowman narrator of rudolph, a ratter? ouch ouch
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:13am moose:

my first 2 45's as a little kid were let em in by wings and little white duck by burl ives
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:14am Jennique:

Bad Ronald - that is great! My older brother made all sorts of models and I just stared in wonder.
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:17am Rick:

Loved that seque from noveller into the nightingale
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:19am ED:

  Tue. 9/20/11 11:20am Travis:

Yup. Sad. but true, Trouble. From: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Burl_Ives
Ives initially displayed liberal political convictions and was a member of Hollywood Fights Back, a movement by entertainers in the late 1940s to counter the actions of the House Un-American Activities Committee in identifying Communists in the entertainment industry.[6] Ives was listed as being a member of a left-wing group in the Red Channels pamphlet, and was blacklisted by the government until he stood before the House Un-American Activities Committee, and convinced them otherwise. In the process, he named names and labeled several of his colleagues as Communists. This act allowed Ives to continue his work in the industry, and he would go on to work in both the music industry and the film industry.[1] He was accused of betraying his colleagues and political beliefs to save his career, however.
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:20am Snortley:

They didn't dare translate "le va et le vien entre les reins."
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:26am trouble:

thanks rick!
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:30am Emily and Patrick:

Good morning, Trouble! Greetings from Columbus OH.
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:31am john:

Lau Nau... the last song on this album is an amazing cover of the Tarot theme from Holy Mountain!!
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:31am trouble:

HELLO emily and patrick! how are you both? we want to see some pix of life in ohio...
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:34am Cheri Pi:

Greeting to Emily & Patrick and everyone from Cincinnati, Ohio!
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:34am Emily and Patrick:

We'll write up a gazette and send it your way.Just got back from 2 weeks in Maine, so readjusting to mountainless, oceanless ohio... Hi to DJ icepack !
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:36am trouble:

2 weeks in maine sounds perfect. looking forward to the catch up
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:38am dc pat:

rat fink+insane cars=cool; burl ives+ratting out=not cool
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:40am dc pat:

is this a suicide cover? I really like it.
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:44am yayson:

trouble, always with the right sound at the right time
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:46am trouble:

thanks yayson!
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:50am listener mark:

good morning trouble
good morning every body
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:51am Lucky:

Jamesie! You saw Wyatt on the street????
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:53am trouble:

good morning listener mark, hello lucky!
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:53am listener mark:

fun fact: syl johnson is 75 years old and owns a chain of fast food restaurants
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:56am john:

Jodorowsky and Don cherry wrote the music to Holy Mountain together !!!
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:57am john:

when I saw her perform this a year ago at issue project room, she mention Holy Mountain as the greatest film ever made (i agree with her)
  Tue. 9/20/11 11:58am john:

Her version is in a different key though:

  Tue. 9/20/11 11:59am john:

oh snap! i haven't heard THIS one
  Tue. 9/20/11 12:00pm yayson:

i dunno, i saw a preview for El Topo and that looked pretty good too :)
apparently someone (a french) later in the year is releasing a documentary exploring the almost-made Jodorowsky/Moebius DUNE movie from 1975
  Tue. 9/20/11 12:00pm john:

it was gonna be 6 hours long!! so the studios went with Lynch instead
  Tue. 9/20/11 12:03pm Robert:

Such a clever way to go out.
  Tue. 9/20/11 1:08pm CJF169 (Stroud England):

Another great show dude. Thanks x
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