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Saturday, March 2, 2013 Options
Eve of Marathon Eve

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This Week's Playlist:

(* = new)

Spiteri: Hey Tono Options / Various Artists: La Onda Vampi / VampiSoul

Flash and the Dynamics: Everybody's Got Soul Options / Various Artists: El Barrio / Fania / *

Gilberto Gil: Crazy Pop Rock Options / Gilberto Gil / Water / 1971

Shugo Tokumaru: Katachi Options / In Focus? / Polyvinyl Records

Dando Shaft: Rain Options / Anthology / RPM Records

The Albion Band: Ragged Heroes Options / Rise Up Like the Sun / Hannibal

Fairport Convention with Sandy Denny: Sir Patrick Spens Options / Fairport Unconventional / Free Reed
BBC Top Gear session

Charming Hostess: Hangman Options / The Bowls Project / Tzadik

June Tabor and Oysterband: Seven Curses Options / Ragged Kingdom / Topic

Soul Flower Union: Nagisa Miracle Options / Nagisa Miracle / BounDEE

Takashi Hirayasu: Kariyushi Options / Kariyushi No Tsuki

Moussu T e lei jovent: Putan de Cancon Options / Putan de Cancon / Le Chant Du Monde
Offshoot of Massilia Sound System from Marseille

Maryam Saleh: Kashf Asary Options / Mesh Baghanny / eka3

Terakaft: Idja a Seman Options / Kel Tamasheq / World Village

Bombino: Ahulakamine Hulan Options / Nomad / Nonesuch / *
Pre-release - official release is record store day, April 20

Stampore: I Don't Come Options / Re Batswana / Small House

Leonardo Paniagua: Pienso en Ti Options / El Divorico Para Que / Disco Hit

Joan Soriano: ¿Dónde Estará Esa mujer? Options / La Familia Soriano / IASO

Aurora Flores y Zon del Barrio: Cumbita Options / Cortijo's Tribe - La Tribu de Cortijo / Protel Records

Mario Allison y su Combo: Cumbayea Options / Various Artists: La Onda Vampi / VampiSoul

Markscheider Kunst: Le Petit Options / Na Svyazi / Sba Russia
Congolese singer on this track is Selenge - he's no longer with the band.

Zozo Afrobeat: Gete (Dancing Limbs) Options / Rough Guide To Afrobeat - Bonus Disc / World Music Network

Mercury Dance Band: Kai Wawa Options / Various Artists: Ghana Special / Soundway

Edith Lettner & African Jazz Spirit: Xalisse Options / Trust your way
Band led by Edith Lettner, Vocals: Baboulaye Sissoko

Staff Benda Bilili: Bilonga Options / Bouger le Monde / Crammed Discs

La Chiva Gantiva: Liora Options / Pelao / Crammed Discs

Banda Jerez: La Cabrona Options / Corazon Ranchero / Fonovisa

Skaran: Hoppa Kajak Options / Hoppa Kajak / Modesty Music / *

Bridges: Chines Options / Live in China / Heilo

Abigail Washburn and Shanghai Restoration Project: Song For Mama Options / Afterquake / Afterquake Music

Tanya Tagaq: Burst Options / Auk/ Blood / Ipecac

Hege Rimestad: The New Rigged Ship Options / White Arrow / Northside

Christodoulos Halaris: An Instrumental Work By Chrysafis Called "Pleasant" 4th Mode Options / Enorgana / Cultural Action - Emse
Music bed for concert listings

Yggdrasil: Sami Song (Excerpt) Options / Live in Minneapolis

Debashish Bhattacharya and Bob Brozman: Digi Digi Dom Dom Options / Mahima / Riverboat

Fox: Fuji-Rara Options / Nu-Batik / Ummo




Listener comments!

Avatar Sat. 3/2/13 6:14pm flashback:

i get the first comment tonight.
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:15pm Rob Weisberg:

We have our winner
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:16pm G:

So it's us losers from here on :)
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:17pm G:

Just curious -- Why does the schedule say:

6pm to 9pm This week only: Gateway to Joy with Donna
Special: Donna fills in for Rob Weisberg
Avatar Sat. 3/2/13 6:18pm flashback:

wfmu listeners are always winners.
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:18pm G:

musically, yes. commentatively, maybe not :)
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:20pm Rob Weisberg:

Yes, Every 1's a Winner around here, as Hot Chocolate the famous egalitarian bubble gum disco pop band once sang...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:22pm Rob Weisberg:

As for the error on the schedule - Donna filled in for me on Feb 8 and the date was entered incorrectly as March 8 in the system here somewhere along the line - not something I can correct myself unfortunately.
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:29pm G:

NP at all; it's also listed as today on her playlist page...

Very Albion-y, this Albion Band...
  Sat. 3/2/13 6:33pm Lucy:

This music takes me back...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:33pm slugluv1313:

Sandy Denny! *love*
  Sat. 3/2/13 6:33pm Lucy:

waaaayyyyyyy back
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 6:38pm Rob Weisberg:

The internet tells us the original plan was for Sandy to sing Sir Patrick Spens (Child Balland no. 58 if you're keeping score) on Lieg and Lief. But the song was dropped from that album and wound up on the later album Full House with Dave Swarbrick taking lead vocals. (See .uni-hamburg.de/~zierke/sandy.denny/songs/sirpatrickspens.html)
  Sat. 3/2/13 6:57pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...Archive will give me Live Sandy & Fairport - !
...How good is all this...
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:06pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Mr. Weisberg - you keep me from Bill Moyers & Co. on PBS *every damned week*: I'm becoming a hedonist & an uninformed citizen - & it's *your* fault for bringing me the whole World
...I will probably get a better computer in not too long & watch Bill on my own schedule : P ...
- Oh!: You miss things for this Program too - !
...& you *certainly* make an interesting send-up/contrast to Henry Rollins late Eastern Time on KCRW Sat. P.M.'s - altho' he in fact plays fascinating Modern Asian things too - !
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:09pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

This Program is always both an Education & a Pleasure.
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 7:11pm fleep:

The Rollins show is the best thing KCRW does and is all archived so you don't have to make a choice, just wait until FMU veers away from music. And good day to you, Rob, great sounds.
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:23pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...'commentatively, maybe not :)'...
...I dunno (sigh)...a draw mebee?? [insert embarassment & eye-roll emoticons]...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 7:25pm fleep:

Dance like no one's watching
Type like no one's reading
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:29pm Los Frios:

galebs
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:31pm Eric:

Not bad, but can't help comparing to the Ishmael Rivera version
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:31pm Los Frios:

type like no ones emerced into this dawg shit
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:35pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

- Oh - true, fleep! Thanx.
...I like Morning Becomes Eclectic (yes: it's L.A. - ShowBizland) & have their Ecelcetic24 Bookmarked, & feel a SoCal connection having habitated Santa Barbara a long time.
...Always feel a *leettle* naughty referencing other streams here - but WFMU ain't Big Brother, I presume; It says 'No HTML' & everybody Links...
...The more Options the better...
...I'm surprised I haven't found anything rilly Groovy Kewl 'n' Bitchin' outta Britain to Stream yet. I have some Bookmarks I channel-surf now & again...
- I mean: FMU has - count 'em - 5IVE damn Streams - !...

- Great Variety as ever, Mr. W.
..Having lived in SoCal. - but being stuck in North New England again - it is good to hear Latin things...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 7:36pm G:

Wow, people are talking about one wiseass, jocularly awkward adverb 75 minutes later??? I ought to do that more often :) Kinda like playing a 45 at 33!
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:38pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...'Type like no one's reading'...
...After this week's Dave the Spazz - I myself am interpretting that ironically...
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:42pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...jes' scrollin' thru the Comments G...(If Grammar's wrong - sailed clean past *me*)...
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:50pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

I hope I am not misconstrued:
- I (unironically) consider myself not even in sight of your street as Comments go, G. Would presume that known by all...Internet (sub)texting meanings not always clear...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 7:52pm G:

Not a problem at all. :) -- It's just that I deliberately made up a silly-sounding non-word whose meaning was clear just to avoid editing the comment I was trying to get done with, and it came up so long later I'd nearly forgotten I ever wrote it!
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:52pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...Here I am all nerdy white American uptight typey like this to soundtrack of stonking Africa dance grooves...
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:54pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

: )

...The Moon is 18 degrees Scorpio...
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:57pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

- & it's Chinese Year of the Water Snake.

Damballah Wedo - !
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:59pm Los Frios:

interjection
  Sat. 3/2/13 7:59pm Los Frios:

& reading where's waldo books
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:01pm Los Frios:

shoulld be coming up at 9 or 10 pm sometime this week or the next stay tuned, to dont you guys hate it when they say keep it locked or dont move ? lol
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:03pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Waldo could be anywhere in the World on this Program...we'll send Carmen Sandiego after 'im...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 8:06pm G:

It's Saturday night, and some of us are lubricated :)
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:10pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...Used to hear Ranchero & Mariachi in Parks & over fences often in Santa Barbara.
...I don't think I heard commercial (read: bad) USA Country & Western in 16 years there...There are not one but two Stations of that here in our little place New Hampshire...
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:16pm Los Frios:

good night! from the chatroom guys!
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:20pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...my liver is formally Protesting this week (ref. aforementioned Commentation re Thur.)
- but I Negotiated a Guinness on the arguement it's got Minerals & we made a lotta $ for Community Services @ the Thrift Store (job) today...& you care because?...It's great many DJ's get to stretch out on longer Programs here - !...Why state the obvious when you can always just state the obvious I always say...Where *is* Waldo - ?!?...
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:25pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

(...'Commentation' was best I could do, right?...)
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 8:26pm G:

Very commendable!
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 8:29pm G:

The Nunavut Donna Summer
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:34pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

Commenably done.
...It'd be great to have a little spinning Globe Map graphic - as on some News broadcasts say - that spun around & landed & focused on where each Track here was recorded w/ other relevant visual data...but you rich people prob. already have it on yer squawboxes & pads...
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:35pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...it certainly wasn't bad for me...
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:37pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...if UncommenDably mistyped...
- 'YOU' rich people...will I ever learn - ??...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 8:40pm G:

The Best Western in Nyack? HOLY. CRAP!
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:43pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...Except 'commendably' is a real word...Every Saturday is for me the first Wednesday of the rest of my life...Working for a living is a full-time job...
- I feel like I'm chatting & passing notes in Class here...sorry Mr. Weisberg Sir...
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:45pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...clean warm sheets & a nice painting of an elk...& how's the dollar there - ?...
  Sat. 3/2/13 8:52pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

...& possibly your choice of rooms...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 8:56pm G:

Probably heading to Museum of American Indian Sunday...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 9:00pm Rob Weisberg:

Glad you liked Tanya, G, enjoy it if you go! Thanks everyone for listening and have a lovely evening.
  Sat. 3/2/13 9:01pm RevolutionRabbitNov63:

On the last Mudd Up! this week he played a track - early in the Show, but I can't figure which one! - a really lovely soulful duet between - I would guess - an African man & an American women - great in the way intense 'jamming' across Cultures is when there is challenge but also mutual inspiration...
Avatar    Sat. 3/2/13 9:03pm slugluv1313:

wonderful show, Rob! glad that i was home to listen LIVE!
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