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Options August 7, 2013: Forest Babe

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Grachan Moncur III  Hipnosis   Options     0:00:00 ()
John Klemmer  Prelude   Options Waterfalls  Impulse!  0:10:55 ()
Alex Neilson & Richard Youngs  New Moon Alone   Options Road is Open Life  Celebrate Psi Phenomenon  0:14:36 ()
Arab Strap   Girls of Summer   Options Mad for Sadness    0:26:03 ()
Sani Danja  Muna Cikin Sanyi   Options Harafin So: Bollywood Inspired Film Music from Hausa, Nigeria  Sahel Sounds  0:41:25 ()
Jean Tinguely  Sculpture at The Tate (1)   Options Audio Arts Vol. 6, No. 1    0:44:59 ()
Jean Tinguely  Sculpture at The Tate (2)   Options Audio Arts Vol. 6, No. 1    0:47:36 ()
Jean Tinguely  Sculpture at The Tate (3)   Options Audio Arts Vol. 6, No. 1    0:48:40 ()
Horace Andy  Dub Down Rome   Options In the Light / In the Light Dub  Blood & Fire  0:50:02 ()
Sound Dimension  I'll Be Around   Options Studio One Dub Vol. 2  Soul Jazz  0:53:56 ()
Human Heads  Muscle Season   Options The Beauticinist  Singing Knives  0:56:55 ()
Ashley Paul  Hidden Face   Options 7"    1:07:31 ()
Ruthann Friedman  Don't Say No   Options Windy    1:11:06 ()
Harry Nilsson  Vine St.   Options The RCA Albums Collection  Sony/Legacy  1:13:32 ()
Harry Nilsson  Daddy's Song   Options The RCA Albums Collection    1:17:29 ()
Harry Nilsson  Driving Along   Options The RCA Albums Collection    1:18:44 ()
Harry Nilsson  Gotta Get Up   Options The RCA Albums Collection    1:19:30 ()
Virginia Vee  Le Temps de la Boheme   Options Beginner's Guide to French Pop    1:21:55 ()
Igor Wakhévitch  Danse Sacrale   Options Beginner's Guide to French Pop    1:24:44 ()
Mary Halvorson Septet  Red Sky Still Sea (no. 31)   Options Illusionary Sea  Firehouse 12  1:30:42 ()
Paul Bley  Batterie   Options Closer  ESP-Disk'  1:46:13 ()
Jaki Byard  Memories of You   Options The Jaki Byard Experience  Prestige  1:49:16 ()
Craig Leon  Four Eyes To See the Afterlife   Options Nommos  Superior Viaduct  2:07:22 ()
Roscoe Mitchell  Prelude to Naima   Options Live at the "A" Space 1975  Delmark  2:13:34 ()
Sean McCann and Matthew Sullivan  Jackpot   Options Jackpot  Ekhein  2:20:58 ()
Yoshiko Sai  Spring   Options Mikkō  Bamboo  2:24:56 ()
Danny Paul Grody  Grass Nap   Options Between Two Worlds  Three Lobed  2:29:58 ()
Golden Gunn  Let Me Shine (Deathhouse)   Options Golden Gunn  Three Lobed  2:36:13 ()
Parquet Courts  Stoned & Starving   Options Light Up Gold  Dull Tools  2:38:56 ()
Vacation Club  Forest Babe   Options 7"    2:43:54 ()
Eat Skull  Where'd You Go?   Options Where'd You Go EP 7"  Volar  2:46:56 ()
Dead C  Crazy I Know   Options 43 Sketch cassette    2:50:35 ()
  Fiesta de san Miguel del Bala 3   Pipe and Drum Music of Bolivia  Pseudo Arcana  2:54:06 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:03am Brian in UK:

Hello Scott. It's like you never left.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:03am DCE:

hey Scott. Along for the ride.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:03am Scott McDowell:

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:03am Honey Water:

Hi, Scott! It may be late summer but the FMU front photo is from Late Spring. With devils away, the angels can play, yay!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:04am specksnyder:

Morning, Scott! Great to hear your intro music again!
  Wed. 8/7/13 9:05am common:

feelin' friday-like again.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:05am Scott McDowell:

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:06am Ken From Hyde Park:

We're on our own for funny animated gifs this morning - animated-gifs-funny.tumblr.com
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:06am glenn:

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:07am Honey Water:

@KfHP: Heh!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:09am Honey Water:

Here's a Kreepy Klown .gif Philo did: www.wfmu.org...
  Wed. 8/7/13 9:09am sara:

good morning Scott, welcome back
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:10am Scott McDowell:

thanks :)
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:12am Faye:

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:15am Scott McDowell:

FAYE in the hhouse.
  Wed. 8/7/13 9:15am Honey Water:

Still image to pair with this "Waterfalls" label and a cool heat-beater, too: http://tinyurl.com/n8uckmt
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:16am DCE:

Hi Faye!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:17am Cheri Pi:

Scott! DCE! Faye! KfHP and all of you!!! what a pleasant morning.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:18am KevinfromBayRidge:

Good Morning to all and to all a Good Rally!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:20am Rich in Washington:

This is lovely wake up music.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:20am northguineahills:

Neilson & Youngs!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:21am DCE:

CP's had her fifth cup of cofffffffeeee yet today
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:21am Chris from DC:

Yeah, this is nice. Looking forward to that Youngs tour.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:22am groucho:

*yawn* good morning...wait... what day is it? what's going on? where am I?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:23am groucho:

*puts glasses on* Oh, I see, sorry, carry on
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:24am Caryn:

Hello all! Tuning in briefly before starting the commute home. Wouldn't you know it, when Scott shows up, I manage to be deaf in one ear. Dammit! Is Ken away because the insane influx of gifs in the past 2 days due to the new Mumford & Sons video drove him loopy?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:25am Honey Water:

Hey, Caryn! Bet you also knew where the FMU front page photo was from?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:29am Cheri Pi:

No no no, I'm on my 3d cup of green tea though, I drank coffeeevery day last week for the first time in years, I have to play it cool. A little CP goes a long way.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:32am Caryn:

@HW: you mean Ozu's "Late Spring"? Yeah, I'm a bit of a fan.
  Wed. 8/7/13 9:33am Ralphine:

I didn't know Ozu was a WFMU fan.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:33am Honey Water:

Yep, bought it for Philo's b'day, and we just saw it a few weeks ago.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:34am Caryn:

Setsuko Hara is fabulous, isn't she?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:34am Honey Water:

@Ralphine: Do you know what WFMU is replacing in that roadside sign of Japan '49?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:35am Honey Water:

Yes, she was. The extras with the Criterion edition were also very illuminating.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:36am groucho:

typical, I go to brush my teeth and return to hear Aidan Moffat say 'I wanna have sex on the beach', meaning I missed an Arab Strap song. this is going to be an awful day
  Wed. 8/7/13 9:36am Ralphine:

Coke, I would imagine. Late Spring was the first Ozu movie I ever saw and is still my favorite. Heartbreaking.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:36am DCE:

it's all downhill from here, groucho!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:38am tim from champaign:

Hooray for SM in the AM!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:38am Lewis:

speaking of Scotland - if you find your way into the bagpipes region, it would be great to hear some Saor Patrol... a bit of a ways from the current mood (which is right on the money for my current state of mind)
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:39am Honey Water:

@Ralphine: Yep, but I didn't find it so heartbreaking -- touching, yes, but I think it was a rather optimistic ending.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:40am Caryn:

Okay, off to catch the bus home. I'll be back when I get there.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:40am Honey Water:

Moi, moi, Caryn!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:41am Brian in UK:

@Lewis some pibroch would do.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:41am Caryn:

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:42am groucho:

if you want snow patrol then please play Whodunnit by the Reindeer Section. it's by the snow patrol guy but has Aidan Moffat singing. may even be clean, not sure he wrote the lyrics
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:43am DCE:

blechh, autotune!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:43am Honey Water:

My thoughts exactly.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:44am Scott McDowell:

That's where you draw the line DCE?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:45am Brian in UK:

Ah-Ha It's Alpha Papa, Alan Partridge,
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:45am DCE:

haha, yep, pretty much
  Wed. 8/7/13 9:46am common:

@Brian: HA! exactly.
  Wed. 8/7/13 9:47am Ralphine:

I don't mind T-Pain-style Auto-Tune, but Glee-style Auto-Tune is an abomination.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:51am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Congregation; footy be with you.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:52am Cheri Pi:

[And also to you]
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:52am Honey Water:

@RTD: Do you know Rabbi Broccoli?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:54am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Not as such, HW, but rabbi(ts) are quite fond of the broccoli. Myself included.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:55am Honey Water:

Your pic appears a very frightened 'bit.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:58am Cheri Pi:

I'm a fan of Wendy Broccoli myself
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:58am Cheri Pi:

this is crayzee SM!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 9:59am Honey Water:

Friday's child in a WEdNesDaY world.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:00am Mike East:

Dub in the morning is always a good idea, I think.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:00am Cheri Pi:

scott is a Dubtician.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:00am Berg:

in the afternoon as well Mike
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:02am Berg:

heavy rythmic bass reminds me of pink floyd intro good bye blue sky
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:02am Cheri Pi:

Dub at suppertime too.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:04am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

This background music makes me think of that Herzog film, Encounters at the End of the World.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:07am Honey Water:

Herzog and this music get my seals of approval.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:07am βrian:

There's nothing to know about autotune except that it's evil. It makes one's soul hurt.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:12am Rev. Turnip Druid:

back now.
evidently missed all the dub fun.
will now punch myself innaface.
  Wed. 8/7/13 10:15am common:

man...what a voice he had!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:18am Mike East:

You know, at about a hundred bucks, this Nilsson Box is a steal...wish I had a hundred bucks to burn...
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:19am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Beats the snot out of Davey's delivery of that tune.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:20am Caryn:

And I'm back! Darn, missed some interesting stuff.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:20am Rev. Turnip Druid:

speaking of the dubby, just saw that lee scratch/subatomic coming to dc in sept. Somehow I've lived this long without seeing the man...
  Wed. 8/7/13 10:21am pierre:

Bonjour Scott !
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:22am Brian in UK:

Hello Caryn, you sound surprised.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:22am Cheri Pi:

I've never seen 'im either- get thee to the dub-dub.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:22am Brian in UK:

He's crazy in the coconut.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:23am tim from champaign:

This Virginia Vee song makes me want to do the Carlton from Fresh Prince dance.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:25am Mike East:

Hey New Yorkers...do I need to wear rain boots today, you think?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:25am Cheri Pi:

That dance is the best thing in the world TfC. next to beersies and dogs, and FMU.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:25am Rev. Turnip Druid:

on the negative side, Scratch is at the Howard Theater: beautifully renovated historic venue, but I don't usually dig the whole supper-club scene with its minimum $$ menu orders. A bit stuffy. But the dub shall conquer.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:27am Cheri Pi:

Drink some rhubarb cola too pappy, I hear he is a "late-starter"
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:28am Brian in UK:

Really liked early Ron Sexsmith, you could pick out the Nilsson influence there.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:29am Caryn:

@Brian: well, I'm surprised I got here this fast.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:30am Honey Water:

Missed every Nilsson track because of a phone call. :/ Archive time.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:30am northguineahills:

We're supposed to get T-storms in the late afternoon-evening.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:30am Ike:

@Mike East, tough call, not sure yet. No rain yet.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:31am Honey Water:

You folks have been getting drenched this year.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:32am Brian in UK:

@Caryn are you getting this crazy heat then tropical rain that we have over here just now?

@Mike East GALOSHES, no I idea if you need them, just like the word.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:35am Brian in UK:

Gotta go fix the flat tyre on my wheelbarrow. That is a serious comment.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:36am Honey Water:

Wheel see you later then.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:36am Caryn:

@Brian: happen to be living in the statistically driest and hottest place in the country this summer. Today is still supposed to be hot and dry, tomorrow, we're supposed to get thunder storms. Had one day of rain last week, and that was heavy as heck. So, to answer your question: yep.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:41am Sigurdur:

hi Cici
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:42am northguineahills:

What's hot for Finland, 27C?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:42am fred:

Good morning Scott
  Wed. 8/7/13 10:46am cglenn:

dig your shows Scott...
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:48am Scott McDowell:

gracias glenn, hey fred!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:57am Caryn:

@NGH: for us, that would be hot. And that's what we've had here for the past week. But temps can go up to about 36C. We dealt with that last summer or the year before that. It's been a bit easier this year, but very dry.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 10:59am northguineahills:

So, about like a UK summer?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:02am Kurt Gottschalk:

oooooh, that was roland kirk. of _course_.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:04am βrian:

drone spank sirens skating along my spine.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:04am Caryn:

@NGH: basically, but since we have more inland area and less shoreline, and are not as influenced by ocean currents, there are more extreme temperatures (both hot and cold) and less rain in general.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:08am Honey Water:

Hey, Kurt! All ovah the woild.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:10am northguineahills:

Cool, thanks Caryn. One of my geek hats I wear is weather geek.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:26am Honey Water:

Dreamy segue.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:26am Stash:

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:27am βrian:

@HW: Wouldn't that be a great stage name?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:28am Honey Water:

@βrian: Yes! I used to dance under that name (to borrow a page from Craigyferg).
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:28am Brian in UK:

@ngh we live on a largeish island a fact that people over here seem to forget. Do we still think we are bigger than the place we inhabit? Most likely.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:30am Brian in UK:

I think the search for the next Beatles/Dylan has finally been put to sleep.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:31am Honey Water:

@Brian in UK: Are you all tyred up now?
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:32am Brian in UK:

Waiting for it to set. Using old glue so not very confident. Wheel see soon.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:33am Honey Water:

Great time for a Grass Nap then.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:35am northguineahills:

Danny Paul Grody, new to me an nice, reminds of the late 70s ECm releases....
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:36am Brian in UK:

Got to cut it first. Speaking of which, really like Grasscut, London band.
Chickens need letting out, got two broody ones who want to spend all the time in the nesting boxes.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:37am Honey Water:

So glad this was the morning I'm housebound (awaiting delivery of a new keyboard) when you are on board, Scott! Thanks, esp. for that dreamy segue. :)
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:38am Brian in UK:

Is this DJ vu from JA's show
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:38am Scott McDowell:

segues r us ;)
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:39am DCE:

here it comes!!
  Wed. 8/7/13 11:39am common:

ah yes! stoned and starving.
  Wed. 8/7/13 11:40am Marmalade Kitty:

Hello Scott & all!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:40am DCE:

I've clicked that star a hundred times. Never seems to stick!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:40am Brian in UK:

This has been a real privilege, Scott.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:40am fred:

Long Rally classic there...
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:40am tim from champaign:

I think what really makes this song (among many things) is the rhythm section. Especially when the guitar goes off on a Television tangent.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:41am DCE:

so after this I'm pullin' out me sandwich
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:41am hamburger:

parquet courts!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:41am hamburger:

parquet courts!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:42am Brian in UK:

@ Honey Water Oh the joy of waiting in for the delivery man!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:42am DJ Stashu:

Maybe the Parquet Courts could recommend some good rents for me in Ridgewood
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:42am hamburger:

Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:42am northguineahills:

Ok, I got the starving part down, now for it's tandem....
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:42am Brian in UK:

Beer or I scream.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:43am Honey Water:

@BiUK: This really IS worth the wait. A new musical toy to add to my growing assortment. :)
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:44am Brian in UK:

Still waiting for the swagman.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:44am Honey Water:

And, bocoors, Mr. McDowell and the company here has made that wait all the more pleasant.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:50am Faye:

it would simply not be a long rally without stoned & starving
  Wed. 8/7/13 11:50am Marmalade Kitty:

@Brian: You have to wear your crazy cat T-shirt down the pub! :)
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:51am Brian in UK:

Thanks MK, that's cat nip not grass nip.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:52am Brian in UK:

Thanks MK, that's cat nip not grass nap.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:52am northguineahills:

Super happy fun rally!
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:53am Brian in UK:

The wheels fallen off my 'barrow.
Avatar Wed. 8/7/13 11:53am Honey Water:

Guess you're over a barrow then.
  Wed. 8/7/13 12:00pm Marmalade Kitty:

so long, Scott!!
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