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Options February 26, 2013: a garden of music

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format New Approx. start time
picchio dal pozzo  merta   Options Prog Is Not a Four Letter Word (V/A)          0:00:00 ()
kevin ayers  town feeling   Options joy of a toy          0:02:56 ()
egg  Fugue in D Minor   Options           0:07:53 ()
blueboy  try happiness   Options gaol ferry bridge v/a          0:10:09 ()
ahmed malek  maghreb   Options musiques de films en algerie          0:14:03 ()
roberta flack  reverend lee   Options muddy water: southern gothic pop, soul, & country 1967-74 joe McGasko's 2012 premium          0:18:06 ()
nicholas desamory  shopping for free   Options like you        *   0:22:43 ()
yma sumac  let me hear you   Options miracles          0:30:43 ()
 
st gun khin may  shaun village pt 1   Options the crying princesses 78 rpm records from burma v/a  sublime frequencies    Vinyl  *   0:40:37 ()
oklahoma sweethearts  the ties that bind   Options Historical Jewels by Various Female Country Artists          0:42:10 ()
mikado  romance   Options Les Filles du Crepuscule (V/A)          0:45:07 ()
belbury poly  the hidden door   Options from an ancient star          0:50:37 ()
chuck berry  come on   Options           0:54:56 ()
bettye lavette  witchcraft in the air   Options           0:56:36 ()
minimal  your music takes me high   Options empire baby dolls          0:58:57 ()
 
even as we speak  (all you find is)air   Options           1:10:48 ()
bing ji ling  sunshine love   Options shadow to shine          1:14:18 ()
rodriguez  sandrevan lullaby-lifestyles   Options light in the attic 2009 sampler          1:18:52 ()
colourbox  say you   Options colourbox          1:23:03 ()
full wood  stop and think it ove   Options harmony, melody & style          1:27:58 ()
4000000 telephones  we're not coming out   Options           1:33:22 ()
little beaver  party down   Options party down          1:34:43 ()
maki asakawa  #2   Options maki asakawa          1:38:37 ()
 
grouper  vital   Options the man who died in his boat  kranky      *   1:51:37 ()
messages  fragment one, within whirlpool   Options Message Bag  de stijl    Vinyl  *   1:56:56 ()
emika  count backwards   Options emika          2:15:25 ()
malcolm x  grass roots speech (excerpt)   Options detroit michigan november 1963          2:17:20 ()
Alessandro Alessandroni  punta di vista   Options prisma sonoro    1972  Vinyl  *   2:25:54 ()
angel olsen  the waiting   Options half way home  bathetic      *   2:28:30 ()
 
marcos valle  Freio Aerodinamîco   Options marcos valle        *   2:36:28 ()
whirlpool productions  from : disco to: disco   Options Ro 3003 v/a          2:38:35 ()
haircut 100  favorite shirts ( boy meets girl)   Options pelican west plus          2:44:29 ()
kenny dope featuring screechy dan  boomin in ya jeep   Options nice up the dance v/a          2:48:52 ()
dara  m. osman & les fentones   Options Pop Yeh Yeh: Psychedelic Rock from Singapore and Malaysia: 1964-1970 (V/A)  sublime frequencies      *   2:51:22 ()
Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators  feeling free   Options keep reachin' up          2:54:24 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:03am Van in DC:

Making PROGress hello trouble
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:04am pierre:

Bonjour Trouble and listeners of the modern world !
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:05am Ken From Hyde Park:

The opening song and today's artwork go together really well. Like they were made for each other.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:06am v k:

mownin' Trouble - thrilled to be with you this fine morning (hint of spring in N.NJ)
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:08am Trouble:

good morning lovlies! i hear spring is coming. there once was a time i wold have said i hate prog, alas i was wrong
  Tue. 2/26/13 9:09am Bill W:

bonjour Trouble! Wifi in bed.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:09am Mike East:

hey, its the night people theme! mornin trouble!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:10am KevinfromBayRidge:

Howdy, Fugue'in out!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:11am Trouble:

good for you billw, some amenities in your time of healing
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:12am pierre:

I hear you Trouble, WFMU has taught me one thing, there is no genre that i'm suseptible to don't like. I always hearing something on the radio that'll prove me wrong.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:14am Trouble:

exactly pierre!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:17am ffrr:

I was heavily into prog in 10th grade, but Sex Pistols, Pere Ubu, Ultravox, Chrome and T.G. thankfully straightened me out.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:18am Mike East:

me too, ffr. I'll even admit to going to a dreamtheatre concert at Birch Hill night club
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:18am pierre:

:)

therefore the following.

Q : "– what genre of music do you listen to?"
A : "– WFMU"
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:19am Cheri Pi:

exactly Pierre.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:20am Ken From Hyde Park:

When WFMU starts handing out diplomas, pierre will be right in line!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:23am pierre:

@ Ken FHP : i'm already talking about it to every single person I meet :), so intoxicated.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:26am Brian in UK:

Hello trouble.


@pierre I can firmly state that marzipan rock will never find a home in this house.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:30am pierre:

@ Brian in UK : yes, well I can still understand listeners who has favorite genre, or hated ones. But, yeah, on a personal level, I've just be surprised a lot (that is also because my knowledge of music is maybe not super vast) and I love the vertigo feeling of not discovering genre that I think I knew.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:32am Trouble:

i live for hearing something new, but is that an oddity? are most people into the familiar? not "us' but the "others:" who haven't been baptized with fmu blood
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:34am Yair Yona:

Hey everyone
  Tue. 2/26/13 9:35am marco:

Hello modern worlders!
Hello Trouble!

Coud not agree more with waking up in the morning for the sole purpose of hearing something new.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:38am northguineahills:

Before I forget, hello.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:40am sFrances from VA:

Good morning all! It's my kitties favorite radio show. I came out of the shower & they were both running around in a bird sound whipped up frenzy!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:41am Snortley:

Then there's also this other Bob Thompson:

weirdvintage.tumblr.com...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:42am Mike East:

@Trouble - yes i think most normals prefer the familiar. I have friends who, while they are fine people, still listen to q104.3...which is fine for an education in classic rock, but once you've heard all those songs a hundred times, its time to move on to higher learning...WFMUniversity
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:43am Brian in UK:

I love the idea of the dj playing the record to entertain & educate the listener. We never quite lose the music we grew up with as youngsters however sophisticated we think we have become.

Hey ngh, good train trip?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:43am Vivian:

Good, albeit soggy, Morning all! Looking forward to Trouble's chicken updates.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:44am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Hey Troublians...
Dang, missed Yma Sumac AND all that prog chat.
  Tue. 2/26/13 9:45am Tim:

Various Female Country Artists is my favorite band!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:51am pierre:

for Yma Sumac, can't help you, but we can still talk about prog
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 9:54am Trouble:

for me a big part of dj'ing at wfmu is the excitement of playing music i have never heard before!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:55am Brian in UK:

@pierre it is overcast, cold and damp over here, sounds like your kind of weather?
  Tue. 2/26/13 9:56am seang:

Chuck!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 9:59am Brian in UK:

Funny, the words educate & entertain were those used when formalising the role of BBC television. As the BBC is paid for by the taxpayer it has a parallel of sorts to FMU.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:01am pierre:

@ Trouble : I can totally see the thill in that.

@ Brian in the UK : totally, although recently I've been longuing for some sun in the park. But give hot tea, or fresh beers, and every weather suits me.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:04am Van in DC:

I'd have to say most of everything I hear on most shows I listen to here, I've never heard before.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:04am KevinfromBayRidge:

Whatever is said about Prog, it was one of the genres that "gatewayed" my teenage self past the Beatles. Mr. Ayers & early Soft Machine were certainly amongst that best purveyers of the above.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:04am pierre:

* thrill (sorry)
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:04am sFrances from VA:

*love* this Minimal track
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:04am Sal:

This is the best possible morning music I could have hoped for. MR. / MRz. Dj, you are the greatest! Hello from foggy Minneapolis.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:04am Brian in UK:

trouble, hope to see this show soon, slowly coming round to Picasso. Saw a print of The Dream from about 1931 recently which got my attention.
www.courtauld.ac.uk...
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:06am stu:

finland in da house, cheers!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:09am KevinfromBayRidge:

You chicken-monger you!!
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:09am Cecile:

morning, trouble!
Could you play some Rodriguez in honor of Sugarman winning the Oscar for best longform documentary?
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:10am Cheri Pi:

Cecile!! Welcome back.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:10am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Thanks to a record-hoarding step-brother, I managed to leap straight to the krautrock side of heavy prog in the '70s, bypassing the whole Yes/ELP pop-prog thing.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:10am Cecile:

Chickens are classic-rock people.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:10am Cecile:

hi, pi!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:11am Cecile:

Gonna try and post some snow and KBC pictures on my profile this week...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:11am braveness23:

Trouble, listening to you talk about your chickens cracks me up because you are going through the exact same things as we have. Just funny to hear someone elses take on it all especially on a radio show.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:11am Cheri Pi:

I want the food reviews as well. B23!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:12am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Talk about being alienated in 6th grade(!) ... having band names like Guru Guru scribbled on yr.notebook covers, when everyone else was..... not......
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:12am Brian in UK:

Dontcha love the way that chickens run.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:12am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Chickens for Pope in 2013!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:12am pierre:

relatives can help a lot while leaping into music.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:13am Cheri Pi:

I had things like"Early Morning Telescope" and "11,000 Switches" scribbled on my notebooks. My mom still has them.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:13am Snortley:

The egg lady at the farmers' market says that as the hens get older, they get better at laying, producing more and larger eggs.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:13am Cecile:

rev, I avoided the Krautrock because I hated Yes/ELP, etc so much. Which means I am still catching up.

I still have an unreasonable soft spot for King Crimson because they were darker and less enamored with themselves.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:14am AndrewC.:

Hey! - there is only one even as we speak album, and this track ain't on it! no fair.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:14am Brian in UK:

@pierre or John Peel in my case.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:14am Jennique:

WFMU - vive la différence!!! Vive la dissonance!!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:14am Cheri Pi:

Reverend! I was just looking up veggie pho broth recipes and one called for 2 turnips, naturally I thought of you in the soup pot swimming around w/ the mock-kraken.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:15am Cecile:

Mock Oc?
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:15am listener mark:

Good morning trouble.
Good morning chickens.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:15am Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Was this on older lady saying that the hens get better at laying as they age? Was there a smile and a wink?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:15am pierre:

@ Brian in the UK : yeah, I understand.

@ Cheri Pi : Mocktopus !
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:17am Cheri Pi:

Huge News Cecile, Rev.TD & I have a new "Mitchell Froom," so Rick Rubin can breathe a little easier. His name is Steven Wilson and he is hanging on to life as he knows it (not as a jackalope) by a thread,
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:17am Titus in GA:

Good belated morning, Trouble! my apologies, my girlfriend and i slept through this morning, but you're still sharp as a tack!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:17am Cheri Pi:

Mais Oui Pierre, Mais Oui!!!!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:17am Rev. Turnip Druid:

veg.pho sounds great. BTW, no idea where the idea was behind the Rev.Turnip Druid alias, but I used it for something around 1984/85. Luckily, some things weren't forgotten in time...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:19am Brian in UK:

I remember Mabel laying the biggest mother of an egg near the end of her life. Scared me just thinking about it.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:19am Rev. Turnip Druid:

A custom Cheri Pi jackalope would make a great marathon premium.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:19am Cecile:

Porcupine Tree Steven Wilson? really?
I haven't really dug Opeth since they parted ways...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:19am Cheri Pi:

have you tried the McKraken?
-my new trademarked sandwich.
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:20am einstien_concubine:

Some mornings it seems like Trouble is the only sane woman in the world.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:20am Cecile:

Yay! thanks Trouble.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:20am Cheri Pi:

yes-that one. RTD will have to fill you in on his ELP scandal.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:20am Cecile:

I want McKraken bites. The fish ones were pretty disappointing.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:21am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Yeh, Cecile, SW has become my whipping-boy for over-production (for what he did with mid-late Porcupine Tree releases). He & Rubin will share an uncomfortably small loveseat in hell.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:21am Trouble:

hello jennique! , stu! late comers galore!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:21am Cecile:

SW -ELP?!!?!?!?!?!!
nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:21am pierre:

hahaha… listeners premiums, sounds messy
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:21am Cheri Pi:

Cecile, that's on my children's menu but I'll make an exception since you're one of my best customers.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:21am Trouble:

thanks einstein concubine, i must remember that...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:22am Cecile:

I liked the mid ones. In Absentia kicks butt. And I liked Deadwing, too. Some gorgeous songs on that.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:22am Cecile:

Awesome, Pi. I hope you have Sriracha-tzaziki dipping sauce.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:23am Jennique:

Trouble, my nephew is raising two chickens for his 4-H requirement in high school. All your chicken experience will be passed along to him next time I see him. According to my brother, they haven't laid one egg yet.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:23am Cecile:

And remember, he can't overrproduce live shows - as much as he dreams of it. He can still write the hell out of a song.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:24am Cheri Pi:

The salvo that sealed his fate "“I did two ELP albums but I’ve chosen not to do any more because I can’t honestly say I love them. ..."

-OK buddy I can't stand ELP as much as the next guy but you already produced 2 of their records, it's like letting the mob in a little bit-you can't turn your back now.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:26am tim from champaign:

Last week I inherited my friends record collection that was filled with Yes, Rush, BOC, Priest, Dio, Halen, ELO, Queen and some serious donkers in there too. Yes is new territory for me. I'm a little scared but I'm diving in. I know all the AOR cuts but haven't ventured in the deep cuts.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:26am Cecile:

Steven Wilson is not capable of love.
That's why he's a great songwriter. hahahhaha

I hope he got a good paycheck .
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:26am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Cecile: that's about when I fell off the PT wagon. In Absentia has great material but I really wanted to hear a lighter touch on the post-production side, it should've been more rough. I heard some stuff that came later and he'd clearly gone all Crazy-Legs Dracula Artiste on that shit. The Delerium-label LPs (sky moves sideways etc) are my far faves...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:27am Cecile:

Apart from the first 2..

Priest up to Point of Entry is pretty solid and choice. And I like a lot of Point of Entry, too.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:28am Cecile:

hahahah, turnip. That early stuff is pretty spotless, though. Excellent records.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:28am Cheri Pi:

That sounds pretty good Tim FC- just put the Yes & Rush on the curb and you should be ok ;)
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:30am Pete from Boston (and NJ):

It's good to hear that Jersey City sanctions chickens. I was just following a story in comparatively bucolic Westwood, where in discussions over regulating the town's 36 chicken-keeping households, some have called the town "too dense" for chicken raising!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:30am Mike East:

this has a Chantelles feel to it
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:30am tim from champaign:

C'mon, Cheri, 2112? You can't hang? heehee
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:30am Rev. Turnip Druid:

On the ELP side, I admit to a soft-spot for TARKUS, the one everyone hates. Because it's completely ridiculous. From the artwork to the tunes; it's a salad-shooter of WTF-ery.
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:31am ?:

the cover is amazing.

tim, if you have the first 5 BOC albums (inc the live one) you should be in good shape.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:32am Cheri Pi:

Oh TFC.... if you only knew.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:33am Cecile:

I'm the ?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:34am Rev. Turnip Druid:

good job with The Mysterians.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:35am tim from champaign:

Thanks Cecile. I've got most of the first 5 BOC but not the live one. That was in the stash though!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:36am Cecile:

there is a great poster that came with it
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:37am Adrian in London:

Hi all. Checking in from the kitchen. I know the Oscars is hooey but I was really pleased the Rodriguez documentary won.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:38am Jennique:

A great animator, Dan Meth, did a funny short on "Is Rush heavy metal?" danmeth.com...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:40am Trouble:

yes adrian! great movie and great musician got some giant recognition!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:41am DCE:

morning everybody.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:42am Cecile:

sometimes the cream rises to the top!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:48am Cheri Pi:

haha-thanks Jennique :)
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:48am Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Chicken manure is valuable stuff, too. Hope you're taking advantage.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:49am Sugarfly Waterloo:

lol at you can't have a bass player singing and call it heavy metal.... that's R&B
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:49am rsj:

as long as you can afford it! My friend, who is a farmer, says it makes no sense financially, and they have a bunch, as well as free range grass and veggie scraps to feed on.
I got hazed with a chicken in college...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:50am tim from champaign:

Good thing Jonesy and X-Ray don't live in Jersey City. Those Jersey City Chickens would be goners.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:50am Cheri Pi:

DCE!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:50am Cecile:

WHAT
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:50am Cecile:

WTF
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:51am Cecile:

welcome to my whole life.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:51am DCE:

Hey CP, what's going on in your neck of the worlds?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:51am Sugarfly Waterloo:

Oh.. I've experienced that all too much. Even worse when you also establish that you don't like what they like.
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:52am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

- Research on Music & the Brain such as recounted in the books by Oliver Sacks & Daniel Levitin
- shows that it's about the particular Balance between the Familiar & the Unexpected that makes Music appeal to us
- which seems obvious once stated...

- So then - I guess it's a question of what strikes that Balance for one's particular Brain - !
...as opposed to Other's Brains...
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:52am DF:

I had those pinto beans too and they were fabulous!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:53am Cecile:

where is the recipe again? I have a ton of them right now.
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:53am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...or other's Beans...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:53am Sugarfly Waterloo:

@RRN63 I do tend to be a huge fan of the unfamiliar.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:54am Cheri Pi:

DCE-Not one damn thing-though I am looking forward to Banh Mi for lunch. it's those little things...
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:54am seang:

a chicken ain't nothin but a bird
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:54am gina k:

Thanks Trouble. I jsut found the recipie and now know what to make for dinner. You now have influence over what I listen to and what I eat. Be careful with your powers!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:55am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Thanks for the earworm, seang. Cab did it best...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:56am Van in DC:

Is it me or is this somewhat Cocteau Twins-ish? I like it
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:56am Cheri Pi:

The Turnip Pho broth recipe was also from the NYT: www.nytimes.com...
  Tue. 2/26/13 10:56am seang:

sorry about that!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:57am Rev. Turnip Druid:

no apologies necessary. Cab Calloway is my spiritual advisor, co-pilot, etc.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:58am Trouble:

here's the pinto bean recipe from the NYTimes: www.nytimes.com...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 10:59am DCE:

ooh that looks like a winner, CP...got a bag of turnips burning a hole in my crisper anyway
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 10:59am Trouble:

cheri pi: that looks amazing too . will make that this week! thanks
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:00am Rev. Turnip Druid:

great galloping flippy, CP, that pho looks good...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:01am Dave B:

It's been some time since I've said hello, so "Hello!"
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:01am Cecile:

ime, you can skip the soaking step and just add 20-30 extra minutes to the cooking time.
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:03am Adrian in London:

Hmm, this is annoying, my laptop's buffering, late 90s-style… Might have to hit the archives at work tomorrow…
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:03am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Now:
...the whole Prog Question...

...If you watch 'Filth & the Fury' about the Sex Pistols - you see a good example of the suggestion always made that Punk (mid-late 1970's) was a reaction to Rick Wakeman playing organ w/ a paint roller
...but I'm nort sure I ever saw it like that.
...The 'June 1st 1974' album w/ KevinAyers JohnCale Nico is more 'Undergrtound' or 'Alternative' than Green Day
...To put it another way: For me - there was always a Pistols-Iggy-John Cale-Bowie-Robert Fripp connection.
- It's more a question of MAINSTREAM VS. Underground Intelligentsia - &/or - StreetReal Thang.
- Anyhow - ! In this era now - we have the typically *PostModern* phenomenon of it being more about picking & choosing from Genres than one specific Genre being the Kewl One - like it was back in the Modern Era.
...This is the (Post??-Post?)PostModern World...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:04am Brian in UK:

The Wondermints are good fun; apart from making Brian Wilson a viable touring option they have a sense of humour. Viz, the track on Bali called 'In and Around Greg Lake' figures Yes & KC.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:05am Dave B:

I kinda miss the "Post Punk Progressive Pop Party" on WNYU back in the 80s.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:09am Cheri Pi:

I wonder if Pierre can get hotdogs in Paris or is it illegal... ? Mocktopus: lunchinabox.net...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:09am Trouble:

hello dave b!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:11am Brian in UK:

First review I have seen for the new David Bowie, looks promising.
www.independent.co.uk...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:11am pierre:

It's pretty legal here Cheri Pi, but I usually don't trust those sausages…
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:12am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...Yerknow (probably) :
- John Lydon was into Hawkwind & Van der Graaf Generator (& Tim Buckley)
- & should I even mention Julian Cope - ??...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:14am Cheri Pi:

Veggie-sausages?
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:16am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...An important Life Adage:
- Best not ask what's in the sausage, my son...
...a bird ain't nothin' but a dinosaur...
- Don't eat beasties anymore myself (...I'm not a vegetarian because I Love Animals - but because I Really Hate vegetables!...)
- altho' still wearin' 'em...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:18am pierre:

ah, well veggie-ones ! Yes they are difficult to find indeed… in some specialized shops, but yeah, that's true, not very veggie-friendly that country is… That said, yes, it's the meat ones, that I never trust.
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:19am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...They're gettin' pretty good w/ the Soy fake meat patties & stuff - ! Better than used to be. Try 'em.
...Better microwaved than totally grilled tho' - they just dry out...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:20am tim from champaign:

I just re-read The Autobiography of Malcom X. Thanks for playing this, Trouble.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:20am Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Re: "i live for hearing something new, but is that an oddity? are most people into the familiar?"

I think there's a certain amount of conditioning involved. You have to find reward in the unknown in order to really want it, no? New can be hard.

I had a co-worker tell me once that his preferred music is any music he already knows. And I get it, because it's much simpler that way.

But as for me, my favorite genre of music is "surprise."
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:20am Dave B:

Instead of making bento squids, why not entire album cover bentos?

The Prince one still cracks me up:
blog-imgs-12-origin.fc2.com...

More here: jakeben.blog111.fc2.com
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:22am DCE:

very true, Pete from Beantown
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:22am irban:

I for one do not integrate coffee with cream.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:23am Rev. Turnip Druid:

amen, irban. This coffee here is strictly non-integrated.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:24am Cheri Pi:

Brilliant Dave B!!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:25am listener mark:

"Peekskill Outrage - Sidney Poitier, Pete Seeger, Paul Robeson" Search for this on Youtube.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:25am Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Once you go black...

(Coffee, people! Geez, get your head out of the gutter. And during Malcolm X no less.)
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:25am seang:

I like my coffee black as midnight on a moonless night
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:27am tim from champaign:

Good one, seang!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:28am Dave B:

oh, and sorry - the Post Punk Progressive Pop Party was on WRHU (Hofstra University), not WNYU
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:28am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Zappa :
..."The manner in which Americans 'consume' music has a lot to do with leaving it
on their coffee tables, or using it as wallpaper for their lifestyles"...

- Martin King (actually younger than Malcolm!) was - & still is
- The Conscience of America

- but Malcom X really helped us get up to speed w/ the fact that History is written by the Winners & you should educate yourself about it - & think for yourself - !

- & none of that's just for people of African descent...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:28am listener mark:

Green tea is the drink of choice. People of Mars! Unite!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:28am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Beer, same color.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:28am Pete from Boston (and NJ):

I am always behind when drinking coffee. All the milkies' coffee is cool enough to drink as soon as they adulterate it, but I have to wait for my black to cool naturally.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:28am Parq:

I like my coffee the way I like my women -- mild, dependable and not too expensive.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:29am Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Good one, Parq.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:30am Adrian in London:

That Alessandro Alessandroni track was great!
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:31am seang:

@tim -I stole that from Agent Dale Cooper -Twin Peaks
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:31am v k:

coffee - recently acquired Bunn Velocity Brew ST changed this coffee snob's life - perfecto
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:31am Brian in UK:

@seang do you mean starless & bible black. A line taken by Robert Fripp from Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas. Now a folk singer called Zimmerman took the name Dylan from........
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:33am Parq:

Brian - funny you should bring that up. I'm in the middle of reading UMW, and I've been trying to remember for two days where the line "starless and bible black" had entered into the rock lexicon.
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:33am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Prog? ArtRock?
- Punk is Art Rock - just the Art is Dada.
Mod is Futurism...
Psyh is Surrealism...
- Just add Black Rhythm & Blues - !!
(Rock 'n' Roll is Gospel w/ lyrics about Sex instead of God.)
- & White People w/ disposable income for it...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:35am Brian in UK:

@parq try and get the recorded version with Richard Burton as narrator. Priceless. Around 1952/3. Wonderful usa of language.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:36am Van in DC:

Clare Torry did the vocals part of The Great Gig in the Sky for Pink Floyd, and also did backing vocals for....wait for it...wait for it...Kevin Ayers.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:36am Trouble:

www.facebook.com...
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:38am seang:

just saw that trouble goat song--hilarious
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:39am Parq:

According to the notes in the front of the book, Dylan himself read "First Voice" and a couple of other roles at its premiere staging. I remember the movie being beautiful. Sometimes movies that take an impressionistic stage production and literalize it can be disappointing (Equus, Warhorse), and I'd want to see the movie UMW again before I decided whether or not to put it in that category.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:39am Brian in UK:

Correction at 10:19 it was Maisie not Mabel, not that anyone gives a monkies.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:40am Patrick:

Good morning trouble! its been a few weeks since i have been able to listen live and im loving the show this week. ready for the marathon? i cant wait to get the gary painter t shirt!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:41am Jennique:

Trouble - I heard this Disco to Disco song on Duane's show and love all the goofy chatter. Thanks for replaying it. Did you hear Duane playing the remix of the Chips theme? Excellent.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:42am Brian in UK:

@parq as it is a 'Play for Voices' radio is the perfect medium for Milk Wood. I could send you a copy.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:43am Trouble:

hey patrick! isn't that a great t? i am sooooo looking forward to it. did you get my thank you post card? i wondered if i put the wrong house # after i sent it
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:43am Trouble:

no i didn't will look for that!! i love duane's show!
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:44am RevolutionRabbitNov63:

I am Caffeine's bitch.
- far too much so.
...Must the entire topsoil of Brazil pass thru USA guts (do I hear William Burroughs echoing around somewhere ??) for us to hyperacheive & spazz over complete BS?
...Richard Burton read for 'War of the Worlds' RockOpera too - ! I admit to liking that.
- Cream - no sugar. Sugar gives jitters. ; )
...Love tea - but I had a kidney stone & they say it's bad. Others say green tea is good for that. Who to believe - ?
...If I didn't have to work for a living (Hello!) - *only then* could I kick caffeine...
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:45am Cecile:

YES
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:45am Brian in UK:

The Haircuts?
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:46am Brian in UK:

'A little bit of what you fancy does you good' HE Bates.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:47am RUBY:

Holding on to the past, but Disco to Disco, sublime. Blue ribbon at the state fair.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:48am Patrick:

no i got it! thank you so much. we have it hanging up and i look at it every day. i dont want to ruin emilys thunder but she got into Cranbrook!! we are gonna visit next week!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:49am Parq:

Brian, exactly. If I was going to stage it, it would be actors sitting on stools dressed in black, lit only when speaking and then only head and shoulders. Maybe an occasional tableaux; Mrs. Ogmore-Pritchard admonishing her two husbands in dreamland, that kinda thing.

Thanks for your offer, but I'm sure I can find it. His reading of "Child's Christmas" is a seasonal essential in our house.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:50am Cecile:

Haircut 100 = Iced vanilla latte in Malcolm X world.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:51am Trouble:

patrick: WOWOOOW. so fabulous!!! yeah!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:51am Cecile:

I still love that damn album, though.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:53am Brian in UK:

parq I do have real trouble (sic) with his early writings though. some I find quite impenetreble.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:53am Patrick:

ill let her know you said congrats!
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:54am Brian in UK:

Mre Ogmore-Pritchard 'Even the sunshine will have to wipe his feet'
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:54am ChrisB.:

Wasn't this album a Jeopardy category last week?
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:55am Brian in UK:

Great show trouble, better walk the dawg afore it get too dark & cold.
Avatar    Tue. 2/26/13 11:56am Van in DC:

thanks trouble!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:57am Jennique:

Great show as always Trouble. See you in marathon-land. Should I bring baked goods?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:57am efd:

Can we get Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators on a bill with Black Joe Lewis & the Soul Distributors?
  Tue. 2/26/13 11:58am Bill W:

fab closer!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 11:59am Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Was that disco harp in there?
  Tue. 2/26/13 12:00pm Titus in GA:

Great show, Mrs. T! We'll do it again next week. Cheers, Trouble and take care MW listeners!
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