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Options November 19, 2013: w/ special interview with YOKO ONO

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Yoko Ono via telephone on the show today at top of the third hour.

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New Approx. start time
Barbara T. Smith  Starbiker   Options Performance Audio 1969-1988  Small World    *   0:00:00 ()
Myroslav Skoryk  What a Horrible Death You Found / Deer at the Grave & Loneliness   Options Soundtrack: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors  Duma Music      0:05:32 ()
Daniel Spicer  Let the Body Attend (for Angus MacLise)   Options Voice Studies  My Dance the Skull    *   0:07:04 ()
Rick Potts  Latin Fodder   Options Lillies (of the Uncanny Valley)  Chocolate Monk    *   0:10:49 ()
Tonal Shrine  Untitled   Options Live in 1999  Silver Currant    *   0:13:34 ()
Gories  Real Cool Time   Options The Shaw Tapes: Live In Detroit 5/27/88  Third Man    *   0:17:21 ()
Russia Turns Red  Elizabeth Smart   Options Russia Turns Red  Old and Rotted Tapes    *   0:20:09 ()
Obnox  Dr. Dank vs. Dr. Middie   Options Live here on the show last week!    Download the whole set via the Free Music Archive    0:21:26 ()
Basic House  Don't Remmeber Acid   Options Caim In Bird Form  Digitalis    *   0:30:12 ()
Satan Panonski  Trpi Kurvo   Options Hard Blood Shock  S-S    *   0:30:34 ()
Pampers  Monkey Drip   Options Pampers  In the Red    *   0:31:27 ()
Meathooks  Sink Teeth & Fangs   Options Cambodia Soul Music  Disastro Mix      0:35:18 ()
Plath  I Am Strange Now   Options Various: Mutazione  Strut    *   0:36:49 ()
Dawson-Davies  Chickpea To Cook   Options Hen Ogledd  Alt.Vinyl    *   0:39:16 ()
Oscar Young Band  Sun Tee Ching Guh   Options Damp Circuits: The Golden Era of Synthesizers In East Asia  EM    *   0:42:49 ()
Laraaji  I Am Ocean   Options Celestial Music 1978-2011  All Saints    *   0:45:19 ()
Swahili  Soma   Options Swahili  Translinguistic Other    *   0:47:53 ()
High Tide  Death Warmed Up   Options Sea Shanties  Eclectic Discs      0:51:58 ()
Spray Paint  I Need a Bag   Options Rodeo Songs  S-S    *   1:09:40 ()
Marie France  Dereglee   Options Various: Paink: French Punk Anthems 1977-1982  Born Bad    *   1:11:58 ()
We've Got A Fuzzbox And We're Gonna Use It  XX Sex   Options Various: Scared To Be Happy  Cherry Red    *   1:14:21 ()
Housewives  Searching For the Slug   Options 7"  Anti-Fade    *   1:16:01 ()
COUM Transmissions  Interview   Options Home Aged and the 18 Month Hope  Dais    *   1:17:22 ()
DIY Wigglers  Journey Through Nothing   Options Backlog 1  No Label    *   1:21:58 ()
The Futurians  Future Dance   Options Power Reactor  Pseudo Arcana    *   1:25:58 ()
Dirty Breed  A capella   Options         1:26:05 ()
Ron Morelli  Crack Microbes   Options Spit  Hospital Productions    *   1:30:19 ()
Factory Floor  Two Different Ways   Options Factory Floor  DFA    *   1:33:26 ()
Sheriff Lindo and the Hammer  Grossly Overweight Dub   Options Ten Dubs That Shook the World  Em    *   1:48:08 ()
Sacred Product  Hungry Like Jack   Options LP  No Label    *   1:48:22 ()
Circuit des Yeux  Agarina   Options Overdue  Ba Da Bing!    *   1:54:44 ()
Yoko Ono  Death of Samantha   Options Approximate Infinite Universe  Rykodisc      1:59:22 ()
Yoko Ono  WFMU Interview   Options     Back on Brian's show after their lengthy 2010 chat; this time a quick catch up on what Yoko Ono has been up to since then, which is a dizzying avalanche of activity for this tireless 80-year-old legendary artist. Exhibitions, books, videos, touring museum retrospectives worldwide, environmental activism, concerts, and a brand new album called "Take Me To the Land of Hell." And much more. Yoko is a force of nature to be reckoned with and we're excited to chat with her yet again on the program.    2:05:14 ()
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band  Bad Dancer   Options Take Me To the Land of Hell  Chimera    *   2:18:15 ()
Yoko Ono + Iggy Pop  D Train   Options 10"  Chimera    *   2:21:26 ()
Plastic Ono Band  We're All Water   Options on Dick Cavett show        2:26:27 ()
Yungchen Lhamo & Anton Batagov  Flying Dakhini   Options Tayatha  Cantaloupe    *   2:34:57 ()
Torsten Nilsson  Crucifigatur   Options Nox Angvistaie: Concertino to Trombone and Organ  Bis      2:41:13 ()
The Federal Government  Untitled   Options I'm Django  No Label    *   2:50:59 ()
Melanie Velarde  IV   Options tr  Temporary Archives    *   2:55:15 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:06pm Lopez:

Greetings from the 5th largest city in America BROOKLYN USA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 3:07pm common:

will the mind take care of itself?
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:08pm Matt from Springfield:

Gaaah! What a show I have to miss! :O
But, I'll be happy to check the comments as the interview transpires, and a full Archive listen later! :D

Hey Brian! Thanks for getting another interview w/ Yoko! I'm still enjoying the first one from a few years ago!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Affernoon! Enjoying!
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:18pm Matt from Springfield:

Lafternoon, Rabbit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Laffing Lapin Apres-Midi, Minions!
- A Real Kewl Time !...
  Tue. 11/19/13 3:22pm herr noiser:

what the hell was that caterwauling?
  Tue. 11/19/13 3:23pm paula pc:

looking forward to the interview, and really enjoying this!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:25pm tim from champaign:

Bim Thomas is a total smoke dawg!
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:25pm Lopez:

Holy Toledo who knows? The drumming was great though
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:28pm crateslinger:

Hello. Can I donate a broken down old truck to WFMU? 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 with a blown head gasket, messy front end and a wonky transmission. If somebody could let me know at dan at crateshop dot com, that'd be great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:30pm crateslinger:

new front tires. I wouldn't mind holding on to those if possible.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:30pm DCE:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 3:31pm Cheri Pi:

Hail Satan Panonski.
  Tue. 11/19/13 3:33pm paula pc:

LOVE Pampers
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:34pm DCE:

we always bought generic
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...brushing up on some Yoko (wigkey) :
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:37pm Matt from Springfield:

Hail animated avatars CP!
You look happy as a Monster in cookies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...@ this scale, we might see the large cookie as a pie, & Ernie's reddish head as a cherry...so we add Movement to Scale now...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 3:39pm Cheri Pi:

Ken's gonna have to work overtime in the Gif factory to keep this comment board satisfied.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 3:39pm Liz Berg:

crateslinger, you may absolutely donate your car to WFMU! Just call up the Center For Car Donations at 855-WFMU-CAR and tell them you want your car to go to WFMU. They'll arrange for pick-up or towing, and we'll get the proceeds.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:44pm Matt from Springfield:

@RR: Scale of 1/cherry = cookie/π
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:45pm Matt from Springfield:

@CP: On the other hand, Ken prob acquires gifs at a feverish rate to begin with--then pulling out any that seem kinda relevant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...a cookie that large is pretty much a flat pie, if you like. Or is it that small ??...
  Tue. 11/19/13 3:50pm yaki-suzuki:

killin it today!!!!
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:53pm Lopez:

High Tide for the GOLD
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 3:53pm Carmichael:

Hiya Brian & Turnerers. Speaking of animated gifs, I just got Ken's Night of a Thousand Gifs DVD in the US of A mail last week. Out of nowhere. Not expecting it. Total surprise. Thank you, Ken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:54pm crateslinger:

Thanks LIz! Thanks Joe M too for the e-mail!

Done and done...

Now if I can only peel my old lady dog dj fmu sticker off the tailgate...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 3:55pm tim from champaign:

Killer prog fidlin'. Great show so far, BT!
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:00pm DCE:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 4:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- that were a mighty set.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:09pm Lopez:

I highly recommend everyone catch BlowFly's set and meet/talk to him afterwards. He's as genuinely nice as his music is bonkers. Always a true entertainer
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:10pm Chris from DC:

Beerland sounds like such a happy place.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 4:11pm common:

lets go to beerland!
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:14pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

HO DAMN, just now getting to the show & missed my favorite High Tide tune...
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:16pm Rich in Washington:

Good god, I haven't heard this song in ages!
Was just thinking about them the other day.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:16pm Rich in Washington:

I loved their Love is the Slug video.
  Tue. 11/19/13 4:19pm paula pc:

Mister Porridge
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 4:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...one (well - some!...) may think of Genesis as this intense & forbidding character - but sounds here so notably thotful & unaggressive (in the British manner).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 4:26pm tim from champaign:

I think of Genesis as a countercultural chameleon. As his creative interests evolve/change he absorbs and displays.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:32pm Hugh:

Needn't be said but this is the outsider version of Floyd's On the Run.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:33pm Lopez:

This show has been an mood roller coaster. I'm digging the journey
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 4:33pm tim from champaign:

My above comment wasn't a dis; just an appreciation of Genesis' ability to adapt over the years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 4:34pm Cheri Pi:

I hear ya TfC and RRN63-agree w/ da both of yous
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 4:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- didn't seem a dis @ all to me - in fact better-informed than the impression I expressed.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 4:44pm DCE:

September seems like a million years ago already
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 4:45pm tim from champaign:

I definitely dig your point too, RRN. I think the difference between Genesis and some artists that are identified as transgressive, "dangerous" and intense is that Genesis is a thoughtful person. He can push and pull back. Whereas, GG Allin, Whitehouse, Boyd Rice, etc is push, push, push without any thoughtfulness beyond the ego..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 4:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- & after all, the Impression is part of the palette Genesis uses, I should think - like many greats & media personalities (have called Warhol an 'Identity Artisit' for example)
...G.G. Allin denied being a Performance Artist - just wanted to identify as an uncompromised Rocker...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 4:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- so it's not just a question of 'Technique' - but 'To What End'...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 5:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Mystical Weapons w/ Sean in Feb. :
- Very Kewl! Great drummer!...
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:11pm Matt from Springfield:

"Death of Samantha"--sweet! AIU in general is a great, often overlooked album. I remember that (amazing) "lengthy 2010 chat"--afterwards Brian serenaded the NYC airwaves by playing an entire album side of "Fly", with Yoko buzzing as a fly! :)

Hopefully BT will play "Listen, The Snow Is Falling", it's almost December. It's the closest thing WFMU has to an old sentimental Christmas classic!
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:12pm TDk60:

Thanks for speaking on fracking Brian and Yoko.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 5:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Give Renewable Energy a Chance !
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:15pm J:

They are trying to frack the southern tier of NY next. Please keep up the fight! www.nytimes.com...
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:16pm Ari:

Iceland is an unholy mess right now, I'm there. Portraying it as some utopia where change is happening is wildly misleading, sorry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 5:17pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I was outside with the kids for awhile and afraid I had missed Yoko's interview. Glad that I'm actually just in time.
Avatar Tue. 11/19/13 5:17pm northguineahills:

Especially since Croatia won 2-0 today.
Avatar Tue. 11/19/13 5:18pm northguineahills:

But, yeah, the aluminum smelting plants in the east of Iceland are worrying.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 5:19pm kirk from beer city usa:

excellent interviewing skills, BT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 5:19pm Ike:

Ari, the ice is always bluer on the other side of the fence, even for the most intelligent and perceptive.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:19pm Rich in Washington:

Nice to hear Yoko live on the air. How cool is that?
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:20pm Ari:

We're used to losing at soccer and we're used to being exploited by foreign industry. Not so used to being told it's actually paradise :) BTW, peace tower is paid for with tax money, peace everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/19/13 5:20pm chris:

Thanks, BT! That was a great interview!
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:21pm Matt from Springfield:

All right! Thanks Brian, Yoko and WFMU! This Archive is a Must-Listen!
Peace will come...
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:21pm earrie:

@Ari re: Iceland - I think it depends on your perspective.

Loved hearing Yoko Ono say this, “..it's the creative work that gives me energy.”
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:21pm Simon P:

thanks for the Yoko interview, what great creative energy
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:22pm paula pc:

brian, if you got that kind of rapport from Obnox to Yoko, you're in the right line of work
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:23pm Simon P:

Bad dancing in the Land of Hell sounds good to me
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 5:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Plastic Ono Psychedelic Stooges !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 5:25pm tim from champaign:

What's awesome about Yoko is that she's ageless in her approach. Just like I never think about the age of an visual artist or author. Whereas, I think "how old are these guys" when I heard the new ZZ Top album for instance.

Thanks, BT!
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:25pm LovecraftDude888:

what about the F train? I used to call it the F--K train when
it was running an hour late etc.
Avatar Tue. 11/19/13 5:28pm Brian Turner:

Thanks Paula. She's always super cool to chat with. There's an archive from 2010 where we got to talk to her a little longer.
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:31pm paula pc:

that 2010 talk is really, really nice...she really is something amazing. for anyone here who doesn't know Fluxus work in general, I highly suggest looking it up and checking it out...once I learned so much about the movement, you see why ALL those folks are/were ageless...
Avatar Tue. 11/19/13 5:33pm northguineahills:

I was at one of the BAM shows.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:33pm Cecile:

Lady GaGA?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 5:34pm tim from champaign:

No, Cecile, Bette Midler is not Lady Gaga. (hee hee)
Avatar Tue. 11/19/13 5:35pm Brian Turner:

Gaga was at the LA show.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:35pm Cecile:

she showed up at some performances of Yoko's though, right? OR Gaga brought her onstage?
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:36pm Cecile:

thank you, Brian.
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:37pm LovecraftDude888:

I just heard last 3 nights of Roseland will be Lady Ga Ga. A fitting epitaph to a creatively decimated and wanting NYC. I never was a huge Roseland fan but saw some good shows there. The venue itself kinda sucked.
Avatar Tue. 11/19/13 5:37pm Fredericks:

Recently saw Yungchen Lhamo performing with Peter Rowan and his Bluegrass band.
Avatar Tue. 11/19/13 5:41pm Brian Turner:

  Tue. 11/19/13 5:45pm LovecraftDude888:

I meant to go see Batagov doing Feldman Triadic Memories a few weeks back but the tix prices were really quite high. I wasn't too thrilled about that. at Park Ave. Armory. But I'm sure it was a great concert...next time though they should offer some affordable seats. Even Carnegie Hall is cheaper half the time.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:45pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

This Torsten Nilsson thing is putting Stravinsky's "les noces" in my head. And that is a very good thing. Must run home & crank it later...
Avatar Tue. 11/19/13 5:47pm Fredericks:

Yes, Brian, there was some very interesting vocal improvisation going on.
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:48pm LovecraftDude888:

reminds me a bit of some of the organ bits in Atom Heart Mother for some weird reason, Rick's parts.... in spots. Atom Heart Wombat
  Tue. 11/19/13 5:49pm obama' s mamma:

this is quite good, noy sure what it is but I like it
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:53pm Lopez:

This is a fitting follow up to Yoko!
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:54pm Carmichael:

Just got out of a meeting. Sorry, Yoko. Great show Brian!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/19/13 5:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...common tendency among many to say 'I don't like Bel Canto'- but this is Kewl & so reminds us it's not the What but the What For...
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:55pm Cecile:

this sounds like the mutation of Lonnie Holley and Jonathan Richman.
Avatar    Tue. 11/19/13 5:57pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Velarde: gorgeous piece.
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