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Options April 15, 2013: Music That Won't Tax Your Brain, with Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons

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Artist Track Album Label Format Approx. start time
Leonard Slatking & St Louis Symphony Orch.: Leroy Anderson  The Waltzing Cat   Options       0:00:00 ()
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds w/ Kylie Minogue  Where the Wild Roses Grow   Options       0:02:33 ()
Dirty Three  Rising Below   Options       0:06:07 ()
Edith Piaf  Le Vagabond   Options       0:11:42 ()
Marianne Faithfull  Complainte de La Seine   Options       0:15:27 ()
The National  Terrible Love   Options High Violet      0:19:22 ()
Brian Ferry  Gates of Eden   Options Dylanesque      0:24:05 ()
Robyn Hitchcock  Death and Love   Options Love From London      0:29:22 ()
Music behind DJ:
Loren Mazzacane Connors 
(Airs 4-8)   Options Airs  Road Cone    0:33:13 ()
Alasdair Roberts & Friends  Fusion of Horizons   Options A wonder Working Stone      0:39:50 ()
Pete Galub  Feels All Over   Options Candy Tears      0:45:35 ()
Jeff Buckley  Dream Brother   Options Grace  Columbia    0:50:54 ()
Julia Kent  Transportation   Options Character      0:56:43 ()
Live performance by Lorraine Leckie and her Demons
  Claiming to be born on a horse in Ontario, Lorraine began her rock'n'roll life as a makeup artist, marrying Steve Leckie of the Viletones along the way. Leckie became the Lower East Side folk noir troubadour playing venues such as Bowery Ballroom, Webster Hall & Mercury Lounge, often joined by her gothic rock band the Demons. Her most recent album, "Rudely Interrupted," is a collaboration with writer Anthony Haden-Guest creepily veering between dark and deliciously menacing tunes. Lorraine Leckie and her Demons descended on WFMU's Love Room to play live.
Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons  Little Miss X   Options       1:06:30 ()
Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons  Rudely Interrupted   Options       1:12:05 ()
Andtony Haden Guest  Goodbye to All This   Options       1:18:10 ()
Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons  Bliss   Options       1:24:36 ()
Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons  Like Camelot   Options Rudely Interrupted    CD  1:35:17 ()
Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons  Bad Shoes Blues   Options       1:39:16 ()
Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons  Some Things I Know   Options       1:44:20 ()
Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons  Formerly Fairly Famous   Options     CD  1:52:30 ()
Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons  Ontario   Options Four Cold Angels    CD  1:55:17 ()
Dean Drummond & Newband  Before the Last Laugh   Options Partch and Drummond  Innova    2:02:27 ()
Ken Nordine  Outer Space   Options You're Getting Better: The Word Jazz Dot Masters  Hip-O Select/Verve    2:11:19 ()
John McLaughlin  Desire and the Comforter   Options Electric Dreams  Columbia    2:15:23 ()
Jonathan Winters  Airline Pilots   Options The Wonderful World of Jonathan Winters  Verve    2:22:44 ()
Jason Moran  Infospace   Options The Bandwagon      2:28:23 ()
Hi-Fiction Science  King Midas in Reverse   Options VA: Re-Evolution: FdM Sings The Hollies  Fruits de Mer Records    2:31:48 ()
Rebecca Martin  Beyond the Hillside   Options Twain  Sunnyside Records    2:44:33 ()
Mark Eitzel  We All Have to Find Our Own Way Out   Options Don't Be a Stranger      2:48:06 ()
Adrian Crowley  Season of the Sparks   Options       2:52:32 ()
Amor de Días  The Sunlit Estate   Options The House at Sea      2:57:13 ()

Listener comments!

  Mon. 4/15/13 12:02pm Sean in Bristol, UK:

Hello Irene, hello one and all
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:02pm Van in DC:

Happy Monday Irene and everyone
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:04pm Cecile:

hi, all.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:05pm Cecile:

I want to see Kylie. I would pay stupid money to see her.
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:05pm Sean in Bristol, UK:

This is Kylie Minogue on vocals, right?
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:05pm Cecile:

it is!
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:06pm chris:

Hi everyone! Irene, you're making my day with wild rose. Saw Nick and the Bad Seeds in SF last week and I'm still high on the show.
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:06pm Mark:

Irene, the Waltzing Cat is NUTS! Perused your recommended albums--I couldn't love it more if I'd written it myself! I moved here from Ann Arbor last fall and my friends at WCBN recommended WFMU, and I've been loving you ever since...Happy Monday to all!
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:06pm Sean in Bristol, UK:

@Cecile, you have answered my question
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:07pm Cecile:

Mark, I am an old CBNer and Michigan grad, and love Ann Arbot as well.
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:07pm ledzeppelinsucks:


Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:08pm Cecile:

Irene, are you a Pell Mell fan? The Portland instrumental band, I mean.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:10pm fearson:

lovely song! i heard it for the first time the other day and forgot about it - so happy to hear it again!
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:11pm Mark:

Cool Cecile, hi! Nice to meet you.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:11pm Cecile:

nice to meet you too, Mark!
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:13pm Mark:

Always nice to meet someone with a tombstone for an icon.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:14pm Cecile:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:17pm rob t:

Faithfull sounds pretty darn good as a chanteuse.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:18pm doca:

hello irene, cecile and all listeners. i've just finished watching that scott walker doc filmed by the time of the recording of the drift, great to find out the similarities between walker and edith piaf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:20pm Parq:

Rob t, if this is what I think it is, a track from "20th Century Blues", the whole album is exactly what you would expect from an album of Marianne Faithful singing Wiemar-era songs in a Paris nightclub. Exactly.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:20pm Cecile:

doca, I respect his work, but I'm sure I would be giggling through the whole thing.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:21pm Cecile:

ITA, Parq, and it is amazing.
She does everyone from Brecht to Nilsson.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:21pm rob t:

@Parq: Interesting. Thanks for the info!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:22pm Mike East:

good afternoon ladies and gents.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:22pm doca:

@cecile: giggling? i would be scared. but i was kidding about their resemblances actually.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:23pm Cecile:

No, I mean apart from a handful of tracks, most of Scott Walker's work makes me kind of laugh. That deep serious voice and totally batshit crazy lyrics.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:24pm Cecile:

but then again, the same could be said for Captain Beefheart.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:25pm Parq:

Cile, I donwanna go overboard in saying that album is totally Marianne Faithful, but the first time I listened to the CD, it stopped halfway though to take a cigarette break.
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:27pm Sean in Bristol, UK:

Brian Ferry, nice
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:27pm Cecile:

this is lovely.
Avatar    Mon. 4/15/13 12:28pm Hoboken Jack:

Enjoying this Brian Ferry quite a lot, and looking forward to Lorraine Leckie!!
Avatar    Mon. 4/15/13 12:34pm Hoboken Jack:

and kind of a different sound for Hitchcock--nice!!
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:35pm DCE:

hey Irene
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 12:38pm Van in DC:

at 1 PM? the live show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:43pm Irene Trudel:

Hi everybody! Just finished soundchecking Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons. Yes, 1pm for the live set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:45pm rob t:

quick question: is this typical Alasdair Roberts?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:47pm Irene Trudel:

Yes, Alasdair is sort of in the Fairport/trad-folk vein and this is a typical sound for him. One of these days I'll have him back if I can coordinate the next time he's here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:48pm rob t:

nice! thanks Irene.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:55pm Brian in UK:

Scott Walker = sonorous. Never understood why he did not revert back to Engel if the limelight was too bright.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:56pm Mike East:

thanks for the Jeff Buckley!
  Mon. 4/15/13 12:57pm eddy in australia:

Spooky! I had *just* finished reading this story as the Jeff Buckley song began: http://www.rocksbackpages.com/Library/Article/our-glorious-spring-jeff-buckley
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 12:58pm Brian in UK:

Just been listening to Tom Brosseau in the car. He has a special voice like Jeff B & does not work the verse/chorus line like so many.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 1:00pm Andrew Waterloo:

@Brian, Scott Walker seems to have the best of both worlds. Lots of freedom to record, and very few interviews and live appearances to promote it.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 1:00pm Van in DC:

So, I'm listening to the show but not able to pay attention to the comments / playlist...I took today off work to do my taxes at the last minute...this is exactly the FMU show I need to ease me through the pain!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 1:06pm Brian in UK:

@Andrew I agree he seems to be in a unique position; just thought he might have wanted to separate that popular persona from the seemingly esoteric one.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 1:11pm Cecile:

a tremendous fashion designer. Comitted suicide.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 1:12pm Cecile:

she had a Peggy Lee moment!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 1:14pm Brian in UK:

This was Hotrod's tribute to AM. Stunning.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 1:15pm Cecile:

lovely, thank you Brian.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 1:18pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Hello all Trudelites! Just came back to the office after listening to the show in the hazy sunshine outside. Def preferable environment for Irene!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 1:25pm doca:

hot rod was the best choice friday morning for a perfect friday night.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 1:37pm Van in DC:

Sounding good on this end!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 1:40pm Brian in UK:

@Van still missed the Danish last Friday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 1:43pm Brian in UK:

You can see AM's influence in shoes nowadays.
Avatar    Mon. 4/15/13 1:54pm Hoboken Jack:

Great set, congrats!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 1:58pm Brian in UK:

'Beauty is the best disguise' Sad but true.
  Mon. 4/15/13 2:03pm Sean in Bristol, UK:

Great set from The Demons
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 2:14pm braveness23:

  Mon. 4/15/13 2:17pm don adler:

Ken Nordine at 92 and Oscar Brand at 93 host weekly radio shows. In Brand's case, he has been doing it continuously since 1946.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 2:18pm Cecile:

that's awesome, don. It keeps you young!
  Mon. 4/15/13 2:20pm Sean in Bristol, UK:

John McLaughlin, awesome
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 2:35pm Van in DC:

@Brian @1:40 - oh no! I'll bring more next time! :)
  Mon. 4/15/13 2:46pm jan:

Sad news about Dean Drummond. Can you give us more information?
It's not on google...
  Mon. 4/15/13 2:49pm Sean in Bristol, UK:

This is a lovely track
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 2:50pm G:

@Jan: It *is* strange that no one's updated his faculty page or his wiki article --

Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 2:53pm Cecile:

WOW. this is Eitzel's best song in a while.
  Mon. 4/15/13 2:58pm Sean in Bristol, UK:

Thanks for a great show, Irene, have a great week everyone.
Avatar Mon. 4/15/13 3:00pm Van in DC:

Thanks for a great show Irene!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 4/15/13 3:00pm Irene Trudel:

I know Don! Both are pretty amazing. I know Oscar from my WNYC work and have been to his house in L.I. He's a bit senile now but still doing Folksong Festival every week.

As for Dean Drummond, info has been a bit sketchy. It's reported that he's passed due to complications from Multiple Myeloma.
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