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Options February 26, 2013: #200.

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Erik Satie  Gnossienne No.1 (for harp & theremin)   Options     unknown performers  0:00:00 ()
Don Bikoff  Celestial Explosion   Options Celestial Explosion  Tompkins Square    0:04:21 ()
Tony Noichl  La Montanara (Song of the Mountains)   Options German Alps Festival: In the Catskills! At Beautiful Hunter Mountain, Hunter, NY  (no label)  recorded in Munich  0:07:23 ()
Prince  That Girl Thing   Options   3rdeyegirl    0:09:31 ()
Trash Kit  Fame   Options Trash Kit  Upset! The Rhythm    0:12:55 ()
Parquet Courts  Careers in Combat   Options Light Up Gold  What's Your Rupture?    0:15:30 ()
Apollo Sunshine  Magnolia   Options Apollo Sunshine  spinART    0:16:30 ()
Billy Boys  Mystery Train   Options Anthology  Ektro    0:19:00 ()
 
Shirley Ellis  The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)   Options   Congress    0:30:05 ()
Little Jr. Jesse & the Tear Drops  Give Your Love To Me   Options Eccentric Soul: The Dynamic Label  Numero Group    0:33:03 ()
Pazy and the Black Hippies  My Home   Options Wa Ho Ha  Secret Stash    0:34:55 ()
The Jugs  I Know You Rider   Options First Batch  Green Mountain    0:38:53 ()
Stephen & the Farm Band  Hey Beatnik!   Options Up In Your Thing  Farm  led by Stephen Gaskin of The Farm - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Gaskin  0:42:58 ()
The Invisible Hands  Soma   Options The Invisible Hands  Abduction    0:48:05 ()
People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz  Orchestra   Options The Keystone Cut Ups  Illegal Art    0:52:30 ()
Nuslux  Cepalux (side B)   Options Cepalux  Vauva    0:56:40 ()
Dayone  Multiply   Options split 12" with Early One  Duppy Gun    0:59:50 ()
I Jahbar  Spy   Options   Duppy Gun    1:03:53 ()
Jagwa Music  Dunia Watu   Options Bongo Hotheads  Crammed Discs    1:07:28 ()
 
The Dodos  Fools   Options Visiter  Frenchkiss    1:23:21 ()
Pumice  Hey Crap Crab   Options Puny  Soft Abuse    1:27:29 ()
Sun Araw  I'm Gonna Cross That River of Jordan   Options Split 7" w/ Spacemen 3  The Great Pop Supplement    1:31:15 ()
Oskar Sala  Dance with Percussion   Options Electronic Virtuosity  Creel Pone    1:39:42 ()
Carillon of the Dom Tower, Utrecht  Pentatonic Birds Over the City   Options Dutch Carillon Music  Donemus Amsterdam/Radio Nederland Transcription Service  plus Chora(s)san Time-Court Mirage, "Live at the Grimm Museum, vol. 1" (Sonic Arts/Important)  1:43:47 ()
The Bulgarian State Radio and Television Female Vocal Choir  Sableyalo mi Agontze (the Bleating Lamb)   Options Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares  Nonesuch  plus Chora(s)san Time-Court Mirage, "Live at the Grimm Museum, vol. 1" (Sonic Arts/Important)  1:52:04 ()
Howard Menger    Authentic Music from Another Planet  (no label)    2:06:11 ()
La Monte Young and the Theater of Eternal Music  Raag Bhairava, part 1   Options Raag Bhairava pts 1 & 2  White Label    2:11:31 ()
Toshiro Mayuzumi  Mandara   Options Electronic Panorama  Philips    2:14:48 ()
Francisco Meirino  Untitled Phenomenas In Concrete (excerpt)   Options Untitled Phenomenas In Concrete  Cave    2:20:06 ()
Rutherford Chang  Side 1 x 100   Options   (no label)    2:23:57 ()
Eric Chenaux and Radwan Ghazi Moumneh  Prepared Bowed 2   Options The Sentimental Moves  Grapefruit    2:35:40 ()
Townes van Zandt  You Are Not Needed Now (demo)   Options Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971-1972  Omnivore    2:38:50 ()
 
Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie "Prince" Billy  So Sad   Options What the Brothers Sang  Drag City/Palace    2:49:43 ()
Crazy Horse  I Don't Want To Talk About It   Options Crazy Horse  Reprise    2:53:01 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:06am fred von helsing:

liking this
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:11am jj.:

mornin' fred.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:13am fred von helsing:

top o'the mornin' t'ya
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:14am Ted:

Howdy Jarnow
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:15am jj.:

hola, meester b.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:17am fred von helsing:

trash kit has a nice sound, i'd like to see them live
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:38am Knile:

Coupla weird problems streaming out on this end (tried 128k in VLC, then Flash, then 128k again), but all good now.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:39am Ted:

I'm diggin' this set. I hate to be that guy, but how about something from the new Townes release...?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:39am jj.:

totally! just sit tight til the sunrise set!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:40am fred von helsing:

20k Windoze is 5 by 5
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:40am Ted Barron:

Oh boy. I gotta go to sleep soon. I may have to catch it on the archive...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:41am jj.:

this hippie ass cover of "i know you rider" should surely appease you. what do you mean, "no"?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:41am Ted Barron:

Yes. Who are the Jugs?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:43am Knile:

This reminds me to check out the FotD cover by I See Hawks in LA (what a crazy name) that the official Dead Facebook page posted yesterday.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:43am jj.:

the jugs - bubblingdusk.blogspot.com...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:43am jj.:

also, ted, check your email.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:45am Ted Barron:

Cool!
  Tue. 2/26/13 3:51am madi:

I am pleased by this show.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:54am jj.:

and i am pleased that you are pleased.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 3:56am Knile:

I don't understand why we aren't all sitting around in a huge back yard on Sunday afternoon of Memorial Day in 75 degree weather.
  Tue. 2/26/13 3:58am madi:

It must feel adventurous to do a late night show. What with the mist and the darkness and all.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:00am Knile:

One of my top-5 favorite non-musical aspects of the Frow Show is seeing Jesse's sunrise tweets.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:02am jj.:

it's pretty strange-making here in the soft dark.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:07am pierre:

Bonjour Jesse J and listeners !
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:07am Knile:

salut pierre
  Tue. 2/26/13 4:10am ans:

wow, I thought I heard about all the reggae based music, but this I never heard. definitely going to check out this duppy gun label! and good morning to you from the netherlands
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:11am jj.:

hey ans, it's a new dub/jamaican label run by sun araw & m. geddes gengras. have you heard the album they made with the congos? www.discogs.com...
  Tue. 2/26/13 4:16am ans:

I have acces to the greatest recordstore in the country here, I will check this one out. thnx JJ for the tip!
first time that I hear your show, so far no regrets at all!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:16am Knile:

ans: What shop is that?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:17am fred von helsing:

I can't find that artist revenue stream program in the program schedule. Am I stupid ?
  Tue. 2/26/13 4:23am ans:

@ knile / de waaghals in nijmegen the netherlands.
www.waaghals.com
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:23am fred von helsing:

BINGO cheers! The show and Sigal are not in the schedule.
  Tue. 2/26/13 4:24am Dogtooth:

Background music is amazing
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:24am fred von helsing:

Avatards rule
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:25am Knile:

You know, I have been to de Blaauwe Hand countless times and never stopped in at de Waaghals... or any other classic record shop in town. (Hi, neighbour.)
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:26am jj.:

wow, that place is still around? awesome. i have a yo la tengo bootleg recorded there from the '80s.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:27am jj.:

dogtooth, glad you dig. we'll get back to that later this show.
  Tue. 2/26/13 4:27am madi:

I went to painting school with Georgia.
  Tue. 2/26/13 4:28am ans:

@ knile/ hi to you too neighbour. is about time you check the place out.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:31am fred von helsing:

Odd innit that Pumice sounds a bit like Lava Children
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:33am jj.:

huh, don't know lava children. perhaps i should investigate.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:37am Knile:

Queued up here for post-TFS-listening: Chris Haskett's new album Gravity Left/Right: chrishaskett.bandcamp.com (ans: he's local!)
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:39am Knile:

Laidback acoustic guitar stuff, just instrumental, slightly mathematical at times, might be perfect for those of you up late...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:39am Yair Yona:

Crossing the river of Jordan isn't that hard, there's a bridge. Though, it's a killer track
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:42am fred von helsing:

lava children are on myspace but they might be defunked
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:47am fred von helsing:

OK how about some reggae covers by a Brit band named Carry On Babylon Carillon
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:48am Knile:

Dom Tower? More like Drone Tower!...........................
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:49am Knile:

Or some tower bells, ringing Kansas tunes... Carrilion, My Wayward Son.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:51am pierre:

Carillon sounds makes me want to eat something
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:52am jj.:

or albert ayler's "bells" arranged for carillon.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:52am Knile:

A Pavlovian response to tintinabulation?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:52am fred von helsing:

carrion, num !
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:54am Knile:

Or AC/DC covers? This has led me to a weird place: en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 4:58am Knile:

Fantastic pairing/segue
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:01am jj.:

thanks, man.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:08am mistergee (dorset):

awesomeness jesse - blissing out in the deep country of dorset, UK! thanks
  Tue. 2/26/13 5:10am ?:

This is Awesome. That is all.
  Tue. 2/26/13 5:18am ausmanx:

evening all, from the antipodes. i've always meant to consult about finding this show phonetically challenging... given the pronunciation of "Show" and "Jarnow", why isn't "Frow" pronounced "froh"... ?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:26am fred von helsing:

this reminds me of listening to shortwave :-D
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:29am fred von helsing:

waiting for Radio Tirana to chime in
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:30am jj.:

there's a long answer & a short answer. the short answer is that it's an inside joke gone amiss. the medium version is that the spelling originates from a threatening note slipped under the door of my high school radio station with the word "fro" spelled "frow," in reference to my then-becoming-long-hair. it remained a joke for a few more weeks until my friend wrote/recorded the theme on his four track. ever since then, i couldn't not use it. only after about 10 years of using it thru a college station, a pirate station, a podcast, & WFMU did i realize that a.) anybody was listening & b.) it was really, really confusing.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:35am Knile:

That answers that question I've also wondered about for... years. When did you switch from just podcast to WFMU, btw? I have strong memories of 2007 being pre-WFMU (don't ask) but other than that my mind is a hairy mess of drones and psychedelia and reverb.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:35am fred von helsing:

A pirate station? Do tell. Radio New York International ?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:39am jj.:

ha, the podcast was 2005-2008, i think, and i started here that august. the pirate station (2000ish?) was hardly illustrious. my friend built it in his living room & broadcast out of the attic for 8 months or so until the FCC showed up.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:39am ausmanx:

thanks, an answer of Garcia-like proportions! you should have cut it off half way and kept us hanging on for the final instalment next week!
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:42am fred von helsing:

Ya got busted by the Feds? Nice! :) I'd always read that people (in NYC) were doing crazy shit like turning antenna amps around so they could broadcast VCR movies to the neighborhood. But real pirate radio and a real bust, that's street cred :) Do you know what kind of tech they used? Was it a Python-approved Cat Detector Van?
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:55am jj.:

can't remember the details. it was in the rural midwest, though. i'll ask my friend when i see him in a few months.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:56am jj.:

by the way, this is the 200th episode of the frow show on WFMU. i meant to do some kind of anniversary thingee, but i completely forgot. this reminiscing will have to do.
Avatar Tue. 2/26/13 5:57am fred von helsing:

Tell us about the pirate smoke signals :-P
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