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Options August 2, 2013: I'll Take the Blame
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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Ecstasy, Passion and Pain  I'll Take the Blame   Options   Roulette  1974  45     
Brass Ring  Call   Options Music for Brass Quintet  Crystal Records  1988  CD  Composed by Luciano Berio  0:05:53 ()
Hal Freedman  Ring Précis   Options Sonata / Bartok Précis / Dominoes / Ring Précis / Dynamite / Dog-Gone Cat Act / A Little Left Of Center / Euphorbia  Opus One  1983  LP    0:10:18 ()
David Bedford  Wagner's Ring Cycle in One Minute   Options Miniatures: 51 Tiny Masterpieces  Blueprint    CD    0:13:59 ()
Miguel Frasconi  Riot One: The Adoration   Options The Riot of Spring by 16 Stravinskys  Bandcamp  2013  MP3  This and a full second act available at: http://frasconimusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-riot-of-spring-by-16-stravinskys  0:15:10 ()
Toca Loca  Adventuremusic: Love Her Madly   Options Shed  Henceforth  2010  CD  Composed by Andrew Staniland  0:39:13 ()
Yarn/Wire  Tile Mosaic (after Chagall)   Options Tone Builders  Carrier Records  2010  CD  Composed by Sam Pluta in 2010  0:54:43 ()
Chris Abrahams and Magda Mayas  The Changes Wrought by the Recurring Use of Tools   Options Gardener  Relative Pitch  2013  CD    1:06:46 ()
Dawn of Midi  Dysnomia   Options Dysnomia  Thirsty Ear  2013  CD    1:21:52 ()
Brian Groder / Tonino Miano  Pinion   Options fluiDensity  Latham / Impressus  2012  CD  "Melodic and textural references from Noctamble #3 from the piano collection "Squares" by Frederic Rzewski (1978)  1:26:07 ()
Mary Halvorson / Kirk Knuffke / Matt Wilson  Cramps   Options Sifter  Relative Pitch  2013  CD    1:30:16 ()
The Cramps  People Ain't No Good   Options A Date With Elvis  Vengeance  2001  CD  Originally released in 1986  1:33:45 ()
Johnny Dowd  Golden Rule   Options Temporary Shelter  Koch  2001  CD    1:37:25 ()
John Lee Hooker  It's a Crazy Mixed-Up World   Options ... and Seven Nights  Verve Folkways  1965  LP    1:40:33 ()
Beefheart  Hobo-ism   Options Bat Chain Puller  VAULTernative  2012  CD  Recorded in 1976  1:44:49 ()
HsDom/  ASCii   Options VOMC  Phaserprone  2006  CD  with Mick Jagger / Merry Clayton isolated vocal track  1:53:42 ()
Molly Berg / Olivia Block / Steve Roden / Stephen Vitiello  Moss   Options Moss  12k  2011  MP3    2:02:39 ()
Moss  Gate III: Devils from the Outer Dark   Options Sub Templum  Rise Above  2008  CD    2:26:22 ()
Petula Clark  The Show is Over   Options Beautiful Sounds: The Petula Clark Songbook  Castle  2000  CD    2:54:26 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 3:04pm northguineahills:

<<< Kuma says!
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 3:05pm northguineahills:

(not simon)
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 3:08pm northguineahills:

Kuma=bear in nihon-go
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/2/13 3:13pm Cheri Pi:

yes to this!
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 3:14pm northguineahills:

My parent's pet name for each other is bear (and my father was stationed in Japan when I was a lad), so, when my friends want to churn my chyme, they call me bear. Thankfully, I don't match the physical description of a bear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/2/13 3:19pm steve:

this bear gif, which was making the rounds a few days ago, also brings me great joy: i.minus.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/2/13 3:21pm DCE:

hi again. just got off a very frustrating phone call. but now the weekend is that much closer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/2/13 3:21pm DCE:

Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 3:22pm northguineahills:

Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 3:22pm northguineahills:

Steve, I already sent that gif to my folks.
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 3:25pm northguineahills:

16 Stravinskies in a bed one fell out and now he's dead, 15 Stravinskies in a bed....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/2/13 3:28pm Cheri Pi:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/2/13 3:29pm DCE:

haha ngh!
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 3:32pm fred:

I love the rite of spring! Cool version too
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 3:38pm fred:

My workplace is below Stravinsky place in Paris, and the only address on that place
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 3:39pm fred:

bandcamp link: frasconimusic.bandcamp.com...
  Fri. 8/2/13 3:40pm common:

MAN. that was intense.
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 3:44pm fleep:

What an odd Doors cover.
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 3:58pm northguineahills:

Ok, this is weird, I've only been working for 6 weeks after 2 years of unemployment, and I just got an interview offer for Apple Maps on Monday. Where was this offer months ago!!!
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 4:01pm fred:

@NGH: not so weird, really: recruiters don't like to hire the unemployed, the way bankers prefer lending to the rich
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 4:03pm stefica:

@NGH, @fred: i've heard this, too, re unemployed. it is appalling! but congratulations!
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:03pm northguineahills:

Although, I got this current job via a recruiter, it just took 7 months of interviews, etc, before I started (after I fixed my email typo on my resume).
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 4:05pm fred:

@NGH: maybe the same recruiter wants to double-dip?
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:07pm northguineahills:

That would be funny, but Apple Maps themselves contacted me via LinkedIn, so maybe you're correct.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/2/13 4:07pm steve:

NGH - would Apple Maps involve moving to CA?
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:09pm northguineahills:

I just got my first full paycheck yesterday. I liquidated everything except $4k in my 401 k, and I owe a few thousand to friends and my gf for rent and stuff. So, now, I can finally pay everyone back.

Actually, it's a NYC position. They're desperate to fix Apple Maps.
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 4:09pm fred:

@NGH: some recruiters do put alerts on people who get a job: they let someone else go through the process of figuring whether you're worth hiring, then call you with an offer
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 4:11pm fred:

@steve: if so, maybe it would be better not to use Apple Maps to get there. Though that's not something you'd want to mention in an interview. Maybe it's a bigger-scale take on the interview puzzle: how would you make it to infinity loop using only our directions?
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:13pm northguineahills:

Thanks, stefica!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/2/13 4:13pm steve:

interview question: Can you fix Apple Maps?
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:16pm northguineahills:

It's actually just ground proofing and GIS development work. I know the NYC metro area backwards and forwards as that's what I've done the last 13 years.
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 4:19pm fred:

@NGH: Wow, and they're only calling you now? That does it, they *did* lose a step
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 4:20pm Marshall Stacks:


Apple interview question: Can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:27pm northguineahills:

Well, if they practiced, they wouldn't need me, Marshall Stacks...
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 4:32pm fred:

@NGH: I suspect you have been on their radar for longer, but they have a corporate policy against hiring someone unemployed. Because I've heard a couple of similar stories in the past year
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:40pm northguineahills:

First LinkIn contact came the second week of my new job, so you may be correct (and a few days after I changed my profile). I've been so busy w/ this new job and summer activities, that I didn't give a definitive response until last week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 4:40pm stefica:

very illuminating discussion. and hurrah for solvency!
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:51pm Sternum:

Yum Yum Yum Yummy. Bear attack in my tummy.
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 4:52pm fred:

Your pseudonym isn't fooling anyone, amEdeo
  Fri. 8/2/13 4:55pm common:

hope everyone has a fine weekend. Beers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 4:58pm Mike East:

cheers to beers, common.
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 4:58pm Sternum:

Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:00pm fred:

That canteen of gold coins will be hidden *somewhere* in the studio by the time you come in for your show. Unless Therese finds it first, of course
  Fri. 8/2/13 5:01pm ?:

That was a pretty awesome track.
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 5:03pm Sternum:

Three words: Discrete canteen retrieval.
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 5:03pm northguineahills:

I'll be debt free by Oct 1st. (grad student loans, credit, and everything [including what I owe my friends]).
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:04pm fred:

@NGH: we'll have to drink to that!
  Fri. 8/2/13 5:05pm ?:

What happened was unexpected (?) awesomeness!
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 5:09pm northguineahills:

Drinks will be on me!
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:09pm fred:

@amEdeo: I'm not trying to kill you, just making sure you do your show: I need that Focus yodeling to tell me I'd better haul my ass to work
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 5:13pm northguineahills:

Stephen Vitello and 16 others are taking over the 3rd floor of MOMA from Aug 10-Nov3rd for Soundings: A Contemporary Score. I believe it's MOMA's first foray into an all sound art exhibition. (I must be wrong, right?).
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 5:13pm northguineahills:

Focus yodel, that's like some Japanese-Swiss superhero move?
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:16pm fred:

A devastating one
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:18pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i went to a preview of the moma soundings exhibit the other day. really great stuff - and yeah, i think it is their first sound art show. it's mostly located in a 3rd floor gallery but some pieces are scattered around the museum in stairwells and such. vitiello's is in the garden. there's also a nice film program going with it. i saw a hilarious documentary about xentos fray bentos of the homosexuals and die trip computer die.
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:29pm fred:

So much great stuff... I'm rarely home on Friday nights (ends at midnight in my time zone), but this show has been great most of those times. I keep the volume real low because of the neighbors, maybe I should get headphones
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:32pm fred:

Kurt, way to make me a liar: sorry neighbors, this demands more loudness
  Fri. 8/2/13 5:35pm kookymunstar:

Don't worry you're doing just fine. I dig all this avant-garde/drone/doom whatever this stuff is. keep it reeling.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:36pm Kurt Gottschalk:

fred, you need me to talk to your neighbors for you?
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 5:36pm northguineahills:

My neighbors and I have an agreement. Music is fine as long as it's over by midnight on weekdays, or 1am on weekends, and nothing before noon. If there's a special occasion on the weekends, just text the neighbor beforehand, and all is good.
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:40pm fred:

@Kurt: I'll deal with the neighbors, you keep making it worth the aggravation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:41pm Kurt Gottschalk:

will do, fred!
  Fri. 8/2/13 5:44pm r i s k y:

Rip it Kurt! Great show today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:45pm Kurt Gottschalk:

thx, risque!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- *this* bearcub has had enuff of SimonSays!
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 5:46pm northguineahills:

Well, I'm the last person on the floor, and it's Friday, and I don't want to start a new project, so, adios, Kurt, fred, mike, stefica, marshall, and everyone. Have a great weekend!
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:46pm fred:

Kurt, you leave me no choice but to clicky-star today's show as a whole
Avatar Fri. 8/2/13 5:47pm northguineahills:

ursa screamo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:47pm Kurt Gottschalk:

Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:47pm fred:

Enjoy the weekend, NGH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:50pm Mike East:

peace, northguineahills. Happy beering!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:50pm Kurt Gottschalk:

um, only just finding out now? apparently it's national beer day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Greetings from NorthNewEngland :
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:54pm fred:

10 minutes before the end of your shift is a fine time to find out about this
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:56pm Kurt Gottschalk:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/2/13 5:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Kuma not SimonSays?
...I just got home - Bear w/ me...
Avatar    Fri. 8/2/13 5:58pm fred:

@Kurt: You took the blame, now's the time to take a bow, I'll be clapping
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