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Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
The Mad Scene  Dead Air on the Radio   Options Blip  Siltbreeze    0:00:00 ()
James White and the Blacks  White Savages   Options Off White  Ze    0:05:01 ()
Funkadelic  Butt-to-Buttresuscitation   Options Tales of Kidd Funkadelic  Westbound    0:09:41 ()
Bow Wow Wow  C30 C60 C90 Go!   Options Girl Bites Dog  EMI    0:13:19 ()
Favors  TESO LE45 9859 LT24   Options Gums  Future Push  free download via Free Music Archive  0:17:07 ()
Neil and Elaine Mills  Number Poem 1 for Voices   Options Experiments in Disintegrating Language: Konkrete Canticle (various artists)  Art Council of Great Britain    0:19:31 ()
Nortec Collective  Tengo la Voz   Options Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3  Nacional    0:20:53 ()
Music behind DJ:
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel    0:24:38 ()
James Brown  In the Middle   Options The Popcorn  King  "James Brown Directs and Dances with the James Brown Band: The Popcorn"  0:30:01 ()
Mocean Worker  Les and Eddie   Options Cinco de Mowo!  MoWo! Inc.    0:36:25 ()
Teddy Charles Tentet  The Emperor   Options The Teddy Charles Tentet  Atlantic; Collectables re-ish    0:40:45 ()
Mothers of Invention  Montana   Options Overnite Sensation  Discreet; Ryko    0:48:32 ()
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad    0:55:10 ()
Dolly Mixture  Stareaway   Options Demonstration Tapes  Dead Good Dolly Platters    0:58:59 ()
Jens Lekman  Tram #7 to Heaven   Options When I Said I Wanted to Be Your Dog  Secretly Canadian    1:01:35 ()
Drums & Tuba  Topolino   Options Vinyl Killer  Righteous Babe    1:05:10 ()
Beatmapper  When I Go to the Barn (Lonesome Executive remix)   Options Birdsong Remixes  Birdsong  download  1:09:53 ()
O-Zone  Dragostea Din Tei (45 @ 33)   Options     obligatory video link  1:13:34 ()
Toquinho  Carolina Carol Bela   Options Toquinho  Forma    1:17:55 ()
Bonzo Dog Band  Tubas in the Moonlight   Options Tadpoles  Liberty 
1:20:56 ()
Music behind DJ:
Shaun Wilson 
Statica   Options People Doing Strange Things With Electricity II (various artists)  Comfort Stand  download  1:24:02 ()
Nancy Wilson  Ode To Billie Joe   Options Welcome to My Love  Capitol    1:28:51 ()
Stravinsky  Bransle Simple   Options Agon, Ballet  Columbia    1:34:12 ()
Schneider TM  There Is A Light That Never Goes Out   Options 6 Peace EP  Mute    1:35:09 ()
Yo La Tengo  Before We Run   Options Fade  Matador    1:39:22 ()
Godblesscomputers  Natürlich   Options Swanism  Fresh! Yo  download  1:45:49 ()
James Gang  Ashes, The Rain and I   Options Rides Again  ABC    1:48:51 ()
Es  Les Fleurs Sont des Bonnes Auditrices   Options Summer and Smiles of Finland (various artists)  Fonal    1:53:53 ()
Music behind DJ:
Scott Robinson 
On a Turquoise Cloud   Options Thinking Big  Arbors    2:01:55 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 1/31/13 11:45am Perri:

Whoops! Gonna have to straighten out that tape first... Happy Thursday and Hello Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 11:45am kat330:

Hi, Charlie! Will be back after the show's going, but listening all through.

BTW, had a concept involving knots in the middle of the night, so your tangled tape image fits me well. :)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 11:46am Katya Oddio:

Hey, gals!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 11:47am Katya Oddio:

Is Moffitt in town here now, Perri?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 11:50am Brian in UK:

Hello Charlie & chums, reel to real?
  Thu. 1/31/13 11:51am Perri:

Yes, and hello Katya! I am talking to him right NOW! :-)
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 11:55am Charlie:

oh darn! my tape! aaaarrrggghhhh, there goes the show!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 11:56am Charlie:

Hi there Perri, kat330, Katya and Brian in UK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 11:56am Carmichael:

Good day, Charlie and co-listeners.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 11:56am Katya Oddio:

We thought about those two when passing The Waffle House off I-10 last night. Still only 36F degrees here now. Here's hoping you have a fireplace there, Charlie, if the power is sketchy there. Brrr!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 11:57am Doug S.:

Mmmm, waffles.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 11:58am Michael:

Hiya Charlie. And everyone else too! I C30, C60, C90.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 11:58am ndbob:

heya charlie and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 11:59am Brian in UK:

Is that Doug Simpson?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 11:59am Michael:

I'll trade anyone waffles for some deer antler spray!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:00pm Katya Oddio:

Nice, Michael! Love that song. Howdy, fellow devoted listeners
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:01pm Doug S.:

@Brian in UK
You can call me D'oh!g S.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:02pm Charlie:

And greetings Carmichael, Doug, Michael, Bob! Save a waffle for me!
  Thu. 1/31/13 12:04pm Perri:

Moffitt says, "Hello Katya!" I have that Waffle House photo right here on the wall. :-) Hmmmm, waffles do sound good right now. (Got a waffle song, Charlie?)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:05pm glenn:

chicken and waffles IS the best thing ever.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:07pm Charlie:

Oatmeal and beans and tempeh for me this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:07pm S.A. from S.F.:

Hi, Charlie -- I'll be needing a fork and spoon for all that brown pasta.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:08pm glenn:

deer antler spray. the first time i saw that in print i thought somebody had made a bad edit. but no.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:10pm Charlie:

Hello Gleann and also S.A. -- welcome to the tape sprawl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:11pm Michael:

Never heard of it until this week and now it's everywhere. So to speak.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:11pm ndbob:

fried eggs for breakfast today
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:12pm northguineahills:

I had some crackers w/ a new hot sauce for breakfast.. (i was really lazy this morning). Munching on olives now, about to make migas for lunch.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:12pm kat330:

OK, finally back to the keyboard, enjoying all the sounds, and also really enjoyed the piece just before your show began. If my Squeezebox got it right, the Mary Halvorson Quintet -- nice! :)
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:13pm Charlie:

All the cassette tape you can eat. Here's a spork.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:14pm S.A. from S.F.:

Not seeing nearly as many of those wrecked cassettes on the street as I used to -- wrecked CDs outnumber them by at least 10 - 1.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:15pm kat330:

While in the kitchen making a sandwich, there were big fluffy flakes of snow coming down. Now the sun's out and it has stopped.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:16pm Carmichael:

Hey hey! It's Bow Wow Wow, an old favorite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:16pm S.A. from S.F.:

Is there any song about CDs that is as great as C30C60C90, though?
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:17pm ndbob:

sunny and bitter cold here - minus 17 with a minus 47 wind chill when i went out to breakfast - the cd player was half frozen
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:18pm kat330:

Has anyone else ever fixed an unraveled cassette tape? I have! NOT as unraveled as the one you've pictured, but still it was quite the tedious job. Somehow scotch tape was involved, too.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:19pm ndbob:

not me kat - it would end up getting progressively worse
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:21pm Brian in UK:

Who was the woman covered in tape?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:21pm S.A. from S.F.:

I've done it, kat, but nowadays it would make more sense to just cut it up in pieces and splice randomly.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:21pm kat330:

So, Charlie, is this show's theme to taunt us for no longer having to solve math problems?
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:22pm Katya Oddio:

My TVC15
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:22pm glenn:

brian - is that a wilkie collins book?
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:23pm kat330:

@S.A. from S.F.: Oh, believe me, it was a looonnng time ago I did that. I still have a drawerful of cassettes, but it's been a long time since I've listened. I have tapes of my radio theater shows on a few.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:23pm Charlie:

Yes, @Katya, was thinking of that Bowie song too! Played it not too long ago though.
btw -- anyone -- what does TVC15 mean?
@kat330 -- yes, i've fixed cassette tapes too!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:24pm northguineahills:

I have multiple times kat, and yes, as bad as the one pictured. Tedious doesn't even cover it. I've been told I was insane and that I should quit, or at least stop yelling.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:24pm ndbob:

@glenn haha
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:24pm kat330:

Hey, Katya! Where you been the past couple weeks? Good to see you again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:26pm Carmichael:

I used to work at a radio station producing commercials, and I had to edit tape manually. Razor knife, scotch tape, and roll it into a self-setting tape cart for DJs. This concept is still in use today, in some of the lower dollar markets.
  Thu. 1/31/13 12:27pm jan:

I've been looking forward to your show after reading the morning New York Times: an obituary on the passing of the last Andrews Sisters and a review of the Barry Manilow Concert. All I had to do was read the titles of their songs and the music was stuck in my head. Ready for the ear purge of Busy Dong Nothing.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:27pm kat330:

Sorry about your mighty winds there, Charlie. We had it Tuesday eve and why we missed out on Yo La Tengo and Calexico. :/
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:27pm S.A. from S.F.:

@Charlie -- Wikipedia says: "The track was inspired by an episode in which Iggy Pop, during a drug-fuelled period at Bowie’s LA home, hallucinated and believed the television set was swallowing his girlfriend. Bowie developed a story of a holographic television, TVC 15. In the song, the narrator's girlfriend crawls into the television and afterwards, the narrator desires to crawl in himself to find her." Seems reasonable.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:27pm Doug S.:

That indeed was Mary Halvorson. The track was "The Periphery of Scandal (No. 23)"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:28pm Ike:

Good afternoon, all. Fuji or Maxell?
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:29pm kat330:

Doing the Bump on the dance floor offers plenty of butt-to-butt resuscitation, whether needed or not. ;)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:29pm Doug Schulkind:

"Busy Dong Nothing" sounds like the porn-movie-name version of Charlie's show.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:31pm kat330:

Thanks, Doug! It was quite nice, and this time I had the presence of mind to look at my SB screen before it was finished.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:32pm Doug S.:

The rest of the Drummer Stream schedule, porn-movie-named:

D:Oh! Radio
The Tony Colt Her Show
Nazario Sin-nario
Come 'n' Sky Kamoutsky
Give the Drummer Some (perfect as is)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:33pm Carmichael:

Avatar-ing my answer, Ike!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:33pm kat330:

@Doug: Well, I don't know if the "nothing" in the title would sell the film though. ;)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:33pm glenn:

the matt nineinch show.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:34pm Charlie:

Hi Jan -- whew, I'm glad, at first I thought you were expecting Barry!
Hi Ike -- is it live or is it Busy Doing Nothing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:34pm S.A. from S.F.:

@Doug S. - HA!

But it should be "Give The Drummer Some, Baby".
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:35pm kat330:

@glenn: Matt Fiveass?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:36pm S.A. from S.F.:

Debbie Does WFMU really IS perfect!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:36pm Katya Oddio:

Everyone here has probably re-spooled a cassette with a pencil, right? Only missed last week, kat330. Worked through the show. Always more fun when I can catch the show and you folks!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:36pm glenn:

no. fineass.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:37pm Doug S.:

Thanks for remembering. Yes, Matt Fiveash and his wonderful show are moving over to the Drummer Stream from our sister stream Rock 'n' Soul Ichican. Matt's show will air on Thursdays, 2-4pm, beginning next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:38pm Michael:

Always a pencil and always an older cassette that had something really, really good on it. Or so we thought.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:38pm kat330:

And glenn, I have an avatar for that Matt show.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:39pm Charlie:

S.A. -- thanks for that info re TVC15!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:39pm S.A. from S.F.:

Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:40pm glenn:

you guys are perverts. i like that.
  Thu. 1/31/13 12:42pm Perri:

Ahh yes, pencils--the perfect impromptu cassette winder!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:42pm kat330:

@Michael: Yes, a pencil was indispensible. I just opened my drawerful (two actually) of cassettes and see I still have a couple of Pfanstiehl from late '60s. Holy moley.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:44pm kat330:

@glenn: That piece of ass is what fell from an old beater Cutlass I bought when I first moved out to L.A. ($600 bargain). I've kept it as a good luck memento. Not sure it worked, at least not out in L.A.
  Thu. 1/31/13 12:44pm Tower:

I found a cassette copy of Point of Know Return by Kansas unraveled along the road when I was a kid. Wound it back up and played it many, many times. Still one of my favorite albums, and still have the cassette.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:46pm S.A. from S.F.:

Looking up Teddy Charles Tentet as I type; groovy sound, man!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:47pm Charlie:

for those who collect this kind of arcane jazz data:
Vibraphone - Teddy Charles
Piano - Mal Waldron
drums - Joe Harris (3)
Bass - Teddy Kotick
Guitar - Jimmy Raney
Saxophone [Alto] - Gigi Gryce
Saxophone [Baritone] - Sol Schlinger (tracks: A1, A3, B4);
Saxophone [Tenor] - J.R. Monterose
Trumpet - Art Farmer
Tuba - Don Butterfield
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:47pm kat330:

OK, back to the usual, as if the kicked ass was never ever here. :)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:48pm kat330:

Enjoying TCT as well.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:49pm glenn:

in the same vein, i drove across canada in a 1976 amc matador with atomic rooster and savoy brown 8 tracks to keep me company. oh, 10 years after as well.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:49pm Katya Oddio:

We know it was, and it was awesome. Love the memory of my huge old Cutlasses.
  Thu. 1/31/13 12:50pm Tower:

Dental Floss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:50pm S.A. from S.F.:

OK, this is my sing-a-long track for today; I have it memorized.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:51pm Parq:

Montana? Well, my concentration's shot for the next however many minutes it is.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:51pm Charlie:

Me, I floss with cassette tape.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:51pm Parq:

Everybody sing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:51pm Michael:

FZ: My first concert as a kid!
  Thu. 1/31/13 12:51pm Tower:

His name is tiny little he's a good horse!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:52pm S.A. from S.F.:

Gonna be a menil toss flycoon.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:52pm Katya Oddio:

kat330, you might just be Perri's and my lost sister. The taste in music is the first clue. The hair is the clencher.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 12:53pm Charlie:

Ladies and gentlemen, Tina Turner and the Ike-ettes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:53pm S.A. from S.F.:

@ Michael - me too, Petite Wazoo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:53pm Parq:

I don't care if you think it's silly, folks.
  Thu. 1/31/13 12:54pm Tower:

I have Montana on 45. Kinda hard to find that one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:55pm Michael:

Ha! Would have loved to see the Petite band. I saw the Flo and Eddie verison; Carnegie Hall 1971. Mom put us on the bus to NYC alone for the first time. =)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:55pm glenn:

i'm gonna start a t shirt company and call it ike-ons. nothing but wife beaters. and then i'll sell them at my t shirt store - the ides of merch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:56pm S.A. from S.F.:

Zappa miming the zircon-encrusted tweezers with his hand.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 12:56pm kat330:

@Katya: Red hair you mean? Then Doug's our brother! If you're looking at profile pics, check out the animation on the far right upper row (an old headshot proof sheet).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:57pm Parq:

Glenn, I will travel across the country by bicycle, if necessary, to shop at that store.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 12:59pm Carmichael:

Yippee Ki Yo Ki Yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 12:59pm S.A. from S.F.:

@Michael - I'm a little jealous, of you, too.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:00pm Doug S.:

Gotta go run some errands and sell a car. See you all back here tomorrow at 9am (ET).
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:00pm Matt from Springfield:

Hi Charlie and Joe BDNs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:01pm S.A. from S.F.:

Do I have to kick the Drummer's tires, now?
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:01pm kat330:

So Matt is actually Doug and Doug is actually Matt?? Aha!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:02pm kat330:

Bye Doug and hi Matt!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:02pm kat330:

I presume Doug is not selling a Lincoln.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:03pm kat330:

Stephen!! He's Wright for all the wrong reasons! :)
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:03pm Matt from Springfield:

Hi Kat!
If "Doug's our brother", then Bob's your uncle! Say, where is NDBob...
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:03pm ndbob:

hey matt!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:03pm Matt from Springfield:

Speak of the Bob! :)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:04pm kat330:

Yes, I got in FOUR IN A ROW! [is that a record with only a 2-min. gap?]
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:04pm Charlie:

Howdy Matt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:04pm S.A. from S.F.:

@ glenn - bad taste -- I like it!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:04pm Katya Oddio:

Was once trapped in a yellow Subaru from NY to VT and back to NY with Ukulele Lady stuck in the cassette player and sadists who thought it was be fun to let it play the whole way. (shiver)
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:05pm Matt from Springfield:

"My pappy said 'Son you're gonna drive me to drinkin' / If you dont stop drivin' that Hot Rod Lincoln"

I assume a prophecy of the upcoming 2016 show with Lincoln and DJ HotRod? ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:05pm Parq:

Steve Wright -- man, I hope he managed his money wisely while he was making it. If he sent it up his nose, he's kind of out of luck.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:05pm Matt from Springfield:

Re: the record, kat: Not even close! I oughta know! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:06pm Uncle Michael:

Greetings, Drumheads.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:06pm kat330:

@Parq: Craig Ferguson helps him out -- at least keeping him in the SAG-AFTRA unemployment loop, which is a lifesaver.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:06pm S.A. from S.F.:

Is Jens Lekman secretly John Cale?
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:06pm glenn:

maybe "i gotta sell a car" is pittsburghian for "i gotta see a man about a horse"?
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:07pm kat330:

Yes, I realized I could never take you down to the Matt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:08pm S.A. from S.F.:

Uncle Michael, my favorite podcaster.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:08pm Uncle Michael:

I gotta go liquidate my assets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:09pm Uncle Michael:

Wow, S.A. Thank you!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:09pm kat330:

An interesting pairing of instruments.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:09pm ndbob:

greetings Michael!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:10pm Matt from Springfield:

@kat: It IS possible, however, to take me down to the 'mat while playing the 'Mats!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:10pm Charlie:

Hey there, Uncle Michael!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:11pm kat330:

@UM: You missed out on some ass-inine avatars and comments.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:11pm Uncle Michael:

I gotta tell y'all that the last 12+ hours has been a scramble. Some of you that know my show know that I do the live broadcast over Stickam and yesterday they announced that they're shutting down...today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:11pm Uncle Michael:

Hi Bob...Hi Charlie.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:12pm kat330:

I wonder if Charlie and other david will ever have an avatar wrestling match.

Ohhh, Unc, that's such a shame. :/
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:13pm Charlie:

Bummer, Michael.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:14pm S.A. from S.F.:

Unka Mike -- Oh noes! What's gonna happen?!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:15pm Matt from Springfield:

@UM: Hopefully you can find another service!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:15pm Ike:

I've also been stuck with bad music (e.g. Andrea Bocelli, a.k.a. Popular Only Because He's Blind & Cute) on trips from NY to VT (or NH) which is why I don't hike there as much as I'd like. Next time, I will drive, and I will keep total control of my car's cassette deck, dammit!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:15pm Matt from Springfield:

I'm sure you will, I just hope soon and with minimal interruption.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:16pm Parq:

OK, this baritone Numa Numa is creeping me out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:18pm Uncle Michael:

Going to go with BlogTV beginning tonight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:23pm S.A. from S.F.:

Another sing-a-long!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:23pm S.A. from S.F.:

Charlie is going with a tuba theme!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:23pm Matt from Springfield:

Heh, Bonzo Dog Band does it again! :)

@UM: Whew, nice save!
  Thu. 1/31/13 1:24pm frenchee:

Oh my. THE BONZOS ring my bell like no other. RIng a DING!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:24pm kat330:

@Jens Lekman track: That guy is really unraveling.
  Thu. 1/31/13 1:24pm frenchee:

or perhaps I should say
they OOMP my oomp-pah-pah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:25pm Parq:

Is anyone else finding that you can't "favorite" a track while it's in play? The star spins around and remains blank, until the next track gets posted. I don't know whether or not it's supposed to do that.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:26pm Matt from Springfield:

@frenchee: Ding Dog Bell!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:26pm kat330:

@Parq: That happens to me sometimes, but not always by any means. So I wonder if it is something else, like many trying to click at once (or even only two at the same time).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:27pm S.A. from S.F.:

@ Parq - this "favorite" thing that some of you have puzzles me -- is that something to do with Facebook widgets?
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:27pm Matt from Springfield:

@Parq: I have noticed--though only some of the time for me. Maybe the DJ had advanced the playlist during the other ones from their end. It's a small wait in any case.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:28pm S.A. from S.F.:

Quasimodo on bells!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:28pm Matt from Springfield:

@SA SF: Take a look at the stars next to tracks (and at the top for the whole episode. And for the show in general!) Click on one :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:30pm S.A. from S.F.:

Thanks, Matt. Comprende.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:30pm northguineahills:

Wait, there's a floor?
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:31pm Matt from Springfield:

Funky little version of "Billie Joe"!
@SA SF: No problemas!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:34pm ndbob:

indeed Matt - never heard this before
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:35pm Charlie:

lol S.A. -- "J. Arthur Rank on gong."
Hi Frenchee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:35pm Parq:

Just to amplify, SF, once you've marked a song as a favorite or a Society member as a friend, it gets add to a list that becomes part of your profile page.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:38pm βrian:

Smiths on helium?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:39pm S.A. from S.F.:

Well, that raises another question -- where's the star next to member's names?
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:39pm northguineahills:

It's been a long time since I've heard this Schneider TM.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:40pm Matt from Springfield:

I've heard a few covers of "There Is A Light", this is the most washed-out electronica version yet!

(The Dum Dum Girls also do a great version).
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:40pm kat330:

I had thought Nancy Wilson was somehow involved in the old news parody "That Was the Week That Was," but my searching just now only showed an overlap at the 1964 Grammys. Wonder what singer I was thinking of?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:40pm S.A. from S.F.:

@βrian - funny.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:42pm ndbob:

@kat Nancy Ames
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:45pm kat330:

@Bob: Aha! THanks! I knew someone could fine it for me. At least I had the Nancy part right. :)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:46pm kat330:

refine find
  Thu. 1/31/13 1:47pm Tower:

Enjoying the Yo La Tengo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:48pm Uncle Michael:

I muted for work. Did I miss Dueling Tubas?
  Thu. 1/31/13 1:48pm frenchee:

Every week brings new delights, ChazLEW! thanks and my goodness is this the best YLT album ever or WHAT?
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:48pm Charlie:

YLT fresh off the press, yo!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:48pm ndbob:

@kat Now the theme song is running through my head:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:49pm S.A. from S.F.:

Ne'mind, I found it!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:49pm Katya Oddio:

Fresh Yo label in the house! Fantastic!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:50pm kat330:

I guess "Ohm" is the piece de resistance. ;)
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:50pm Charlie:

Learned about that one, @Katya from your Oddio electronic music post. Got a link handy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:51pm Uncle Michael:

What *did* happen to the stars by the screen names?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:51pm S.A. from S.F.:

@Uncle Michael - Sadly, no. Nor The Ridiculous Trio, neither, nor Henry Threadgill.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:52pm Carmichael:

Wow, what a great ol' album, Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:53pm kat330:

I'm quite enjoying the arrangement and music of this one, but the singer is, um, not doing it for me. [james gang]
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:54pm Carmichael:

If you're talking about the electronica collection "Ohm", yes, that is the musical Mecca for that genre. I'm so happy to have found it on the dollar table at a Goodwill.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:54pm Matt from Springfield:

@kat: Not a slight on Joe Walsh, I hope? ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:54pm Uncle Michael:

Joe Walsh forgives you.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:55pm Katya Oddio:

Always quick with a link and a smile!

Fresh yO! Label

Vibrating Electrons (Blogio Oddio)

Also, the earlier track "TESO LE45 9859 LT24" by Favors is available for download here
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:56pm kat330:

Didn't sound like Joe Walsh to me, but if that's the lead on that Ashes song, then I guess so.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:56pm Charlie:

ty, Katya! -- Yes, I got the Favors from your post too I think :)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:56pm kat330:

Smiles of a Summer Finland -- Bergman mixed with Sibelius?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:57pm Michael:

Thanks Katya.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 1:57pm S.A. from S.F.:

For the second day in a row, I feel moved to document what I'm drinking while listening to the Drummer stream: dry sherry, while working on my resume. Not the best of combinations, of course, but not bad.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:58pm kat330:

Thanks, Katya! And thanks, Charlie, for everything before, between and after Tengo la Voz and Yo La Tengo! May your weekend be wonderful and your winds do no damage, everybody! Bah-byeee!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:58pm Charlie:

Hey all you groovy gals and guys, thanks for your presence here today! See y'all next time :)
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:58pm Katya Oddio:

Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 1:58pm northguineahills:

Wow, I love Es, and that whole Finnish scene...

Awesome set, Charlie!
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:58pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey Katya, I totally dig that you Favorited a bunch of old and non-active WFMU programs! The Best...of All Time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 1:59pm Uncle Michael:

Thank YOU, Charlie.
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 1:59pm Matt from Springfield:

Thank you much, Charlie!
  Thu. 1/31/13 2:00pm Tower:

Thanks for the music, Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 2:00pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/31/13 2:01pm Carmichael:

Here's to you, Charlie <lifts drink>!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/31/13 2:01pm Michael:

Thank you Charles. Wonderful stereophonic sounds.
Avatar Thu. 1/31/13 2:02pm Katya Oddio:

Long Live WFMU -- and the WFMU archives! Today's and yesterday's shows. Thanks, Charlie. Cheers, all
Avatar    Thu. 1/31/13 2:03pm Matt from Springfield:

Hmm, thought the move was this week. Oh well, great to know Fiveash will still have a Thurs afternoon show!

In that case, have a good afternoon everybody!
  Thu. 1/31/13 2:09pm Perri:

Excellent good fun, thank you!
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