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Playlist for 08 January 2014 Options | Polar Vortex's 2nd Demo Tape

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Artist Song Album Comments New Approx. start time
Magik Markers  Crebs   Options Surrender To The Fantasy 
Emiliana Torrini  Blood Red   Options Tookah 
*   0:03:36 ()
Circuit des Yeux  Bud & Gin   Options Overdue 
*   0:09:30 ()
Matias Aguayo  Ay Linda, Amiga   Options New German Ethnic Music (V/A) 
*   0:16:19 ()
Fourtet  Parellel Jalebi   Options Beautiful Rewind 
*   0:22:37 ()
Lali Puna  Faking the Books   Options Title Track 
  0:25:33 ()
Claudine Longet  How Insensitive   Options Hello Hello: The Best Of Claudine Longet 
  0:29:48 ()
Juana Molina  Les Edades   Options Wed 21 
  0:33:16 ()
Juana Molina  La Rata   Options Wed 21 
  0:37:27 ()
Music behind DJ:
  0:41:25 ()
R Weis  Kirby's Ball   Options Excitable Audio 
  0:49:21 ()
Okapi  Love Him   Options Title Track 
  0:53:29 ()
People Like Us  Panic as Usual and Avoid Shopping   Options Don't Thing Right, It's All Twice 
  0:58:38 ()
Matmos  Tunnel   Options The Marriage of True Minds 
  1:01:41 ()
Katapulto  Striptease   Options Cock Rock Discos Greatets It 
  1:06:53 ()
Music behind DJ:
Isi   Options       1:14:42 ()
Unknown North Korean Combo  Motherland Megamix   Options Radio Pyongyang: Commie Funk and Agit Pop from the Hermit Kingdom 
  1:19:33 ()
Ghost Riders In the Sky  Thanh Nam "Teu" 11 / Dan Bau Vietnam   Options Ho! #1: Roady Music From Vietnam (various artists) 
  1:25:22 ()
Henry Kaiser and Sergei Kuryokhin  Rattlesnake Roundup   Options Popular Science 
  1:29:12 ()
Funkadelic  Maggot Brain   Options Title Track 
  1:32:51 ()
Music behind DJ:
Holland Tunnel   Options  
  1:41:59 ()
Sudden Infant  Dies Irae   Options Psychotic Einzelkind 
  1:58:54 ()
Rudimentary Peni  Crazed Couplet   Options Cacophony 
*   2:02:55 ()
When  Fellini's Hat   Options Black, White and Grey 
  2:04:02 ()
The Melvins  Psychodelic Haze   Options Tres Cabrones 
  2:06:19 ()
Endvra  Intrauterine Sabbat   Options Elder Signs 
  2:10:38 ()
Arrington de Dionyso  O Thunder, Perfect Mind   Options Songs of Psychic Fire Vol. 9    *   2:17:52 ()
Yat Kha  Ramblin' Man   Options Re-Covers 
  2:21:42 ()
Sun Ra & His Arkestra  Pink Elephants on Parade   Options Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music From Vintage Disney Films (V/A) 
  2:26:30 ()
Makugami Koichi  Machiboke No Kissaten   Options Koroshi No Blues 
  2:29:09 ()
Peter Wahlbeck  Baby Animal   Options  
  2:45:01 ()
The Teletubbies  Animals   Options  
  2:49:02 ()
Rockabye Baby  Hurt   Options  
  2:57:45 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 6:21am Ken:

Morning everybody! Sorry I'm late.
  Wed. 1/8/14 7:46am F❅F❄ (:

Good morning, Ken & people from US*A!

It's freezing cold in there, innit?

(*) 'S' as in Siberia
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 7:50am Ken From Hyde Park:

Three hours of "Happy Birthday" dedicated to Kim Jong-un, whaddaya say?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 7:52am Planet Tyler:

Morning Ken! And...that GIF is too sad
  Wed. 1/8/14 7:59am F❅F❄ (:

yes, or at the very least a song dedicated to Kim's late uncle...or that late fox.
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 8:09am Dr. Goot:

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 8:15am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Can you play some stuff in honor of my trip down to Disney World in a week? Any weird disney stuff will do. Tom Waits singing High Ho maybe?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 8:20am Okasa:

Good Morning to Uncle Ken and all the Kensters.
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 8:26am Dr. Goot:

@Aaron in Minneapolis -
  Wed. 1/8/14 8:28am F❅F❄ (:


What about a Cookie Monster-Tom Waits mashup ?

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Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 8:30am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Well did you ever see Tom Waits and Cookie Monster in the same room together? Makes you think right?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 8:49am Ken:

Disney and Commie Funk coming right up.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 8:58am Planet Tyler:

Maybe Reynard The Fox - you have a plethora of covers to choose from but I love the Country Teasers one. Maybe not playable on the radio though...
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:03am thedunkel:

Morning Ken and Ken-ders!
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:03am Fern:

New Magik Markers?? Oh, it's gonna be a good day.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:03am common:

yes ken. poor fox.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:04am Ken:

Poor fox? He was asking for it!
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:05am thedunkel:

the fox said too much
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:05am Ken From Hyde Park:

Fox is never going to catch that vole at this rate.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:06am Dan B From Upstate:

What does the fox say? Brrr.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:06am dale:

i like foxes, gorgeous creatures. wish they were more prevalent. why the downer music today mr. ken?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:06am SeanG:

Fox in the Snow.
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:08am laugh at my pain:

Good song to start off with. I wasn't expecting it
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:08am Ken:

Stupid fox shouldnta been standing in one spot for so long. Move around! WTF?
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:08am Tome:

Good Morning Fearless leader one and all !
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:09am laugh at my pain:

It's still fricken cold here in Brooklyn
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:11am common:

fox is looking for field mice in the ice. using magnetic fields. magnetic field mice.
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:12am Tome:

He's going to be ok FFS !! his ears are still moving .
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:13am dale:

i like when things melt and you can see all the snow tunnels the chipmunks and moles made impressed in the grass
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:14am Sam:

Ken, the fox could have been retarded. He or she didn't realize that he or she should move.
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:15am Dr. Goot:

The Imogen_Cunningham_1929.gif is cracking me up!!!
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:16am ?:

Perhaps we need some GIFs of cuddly foxes, enjoying their happy existence to its full extent whilst running away from fox hunters, to lift our spirits this morning, Ken.
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:17am Sam:

Is it Guy Fox day?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:21am common:

I like that eyeball guy.
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:22am F❅F❄ (:

For gender balance we should also be provided with an animated GIF of a frozen dog and another one of an ice cube cat.
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:22am Mark:

Digging the Eyeball Conductor--he's right on time, too. Great minds think alike, common--saw your post just as I was typing that.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:23am Snortley:

Feel like I'm a vixen to die.
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:23am Dr. Goot:
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:23am Mark:

It's a stereotype to always assign male gender roles to dogs and female to cats.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

Hey, at least there's not a gif of a bear gnawing on a frozen fox carcass.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:26am common:

Mark: we were zoning in on each other's brainwaves
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:27am SeanG:

thanks for that Goot. Never knew the Residents were from North Louisiana.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:27am egal:

Fortunately, bears hibernate during winter, so there's no frozen fox chewing.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:31am Snortley:

A while back, Irwin posted a link to the Alaska Bearcam. If you watched for a while, you could see the bears devour salmon alive; gruesome sashimi. The don't even use wasabi or soy sauce, just gnaw right in.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:32am Snortley:

Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:33am Dr. Goot:

You're welcome SeanG!
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:33am laugh at my pain:

It this going to be an "all female" fronted bands show!
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:33am Michael:

Well, at least one of the Residents...though [s]he could have been visiting---or that's a backlot scene from the upciming season of "True Blood"....
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:37am KP:

Did Juana Molina play for the Yankees as well as the A's?
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:37am onemanclapping:

yo yo yo
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:38am laugh at my pain:

I love "all girl" groups like Le Tigre. The Donnas. The barbarellatones
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:38am F❅F❄ (:


Did you heard the actor Shia LaBeouf plagiarized Kenny G?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:38am Okasa:

There really needs to be some system in place for attributing the artists who created the gifs on the playlist.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:39am common:

dr. goot: thank you also for that residents link. exciting!
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:42am Dr. Goot:

My pleasure Common.
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:43am laugh at my pain:

No no no... Keep going your on the right track. I like it:-)
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:44am the glowing one:

the rolling stones recorded a song about that murder, it was never officially released
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:45am Irene Trudel:

How the fox got into that situation:
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:45am Brendan:

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:45am Fernando:

Tell me more about the Dave Hill Show last night. I fell asleep.
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:46am Dr. Goot:

@ The Glowing One -
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:46am thedunkel:

are hobo nickels viable for a donation to the wfmu marathon?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:48am Webhamster Henry:

Why not make Hobo Bitcoins?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:50am Marcel M:

Its funny because a few songs in I thought, "Man this set is pretty straight ahead...." and then....
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 9:55am Jeezy:

Wednesday again?!
  Wed. 1/8/14 9:58am jan:

Loving the Okapi!
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 9:59am

since someone asked about DAVE HILL (@fernando), it was excellent. DICK CAVETT phoned in & he's uber-funny, as was the previous caller, a PANTERA (pizza? no.) person. when DOUG GILLARD came on, i was just about falling asle...
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:00am jamesie:

PLU fab track
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:01am Dan B From Upstate:

I'd guess based on the song title, Vicki is sick of seeing Keep Calm and Carry On signs everywhere, too.
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:03am trs:

Another fab track from that, yeah! Go Vicki!
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:05am Todd:

Explosive Christie GWB emails just released
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:07am F❅F❄ (:

I think Okapi was brought to the WFMU library via Vicki (via Rome), too.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:07am Ken:

Really Todd?! Post a link!!!! I love that story!
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:11am steve:


“Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee,” she emailed David Wildstein, Mr. Christie’s close friend and appointee at the Port Authority.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:11am egal:

Christie: "It's time to shut down that WFMU transmitter." Shocking.
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:12am Jeezy:

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:12am the glowing one:

Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:12am Cory:

Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:12am Asheville Jon:

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am Webhamster Henry:

Just wait until you are doing live shows with audiences in the WFMU Performance Cave!
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am ottovonbqe:

  Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am Brendan:

Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am Tome:

....does the Snoopy Dance to the coffee Pot ,,,, yeah HEYHOOHOO!!!!
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am steve:

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am Lizardner Dave:

Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am Cory:

  Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am Neg-guh-tor:

Ayyyy, ho!
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:13am dwayneweed:

Hey! Hey! Hey! Says Robin Thicke
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:14am bobdoesthings:

  Wed. 1/8/14 10:14am ?:

  Wed. 1/8/14 10:14am Neg-guh-tor:

  Wed. 1/8/14 10:14am laugh at my pain:

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:14am Marcel M:

  Wed. 1/8/14 10:14am Neg-guh-tor:

Heyyy!, oh!
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:14am Brendan:

Himalayan a HOedown in the street
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:14am KP:

These GWB stories are taking a toll on Christie
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:15am FRANKENNEWYORK:

  Wed. 1/8/14 10:15am H❅H❄ (:

Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:16am ottovonbqe:

christie expected the press to give him a pass on this, but it looks like it won't be ez for him.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:16am bobdoesthings:

Marcel.... SHHHHH ..
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:16am Marcel M:

Not shhh..... HOOOOOOOOOOO
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:17am Sam:

I agree. Ho.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:17am the glowing one:

At our home during christmas mommy got to be Santa... why? Because she always came home late and when daddy saw her he said: Hoe! Hoe! Hoe! *rimshot* *ba-dum-tsh*
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:19am Webhamster Henry:

Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:19am ! I X Key !:

Ho is the chemical symbol for Holmium, atomic number 67, a radioactive rare earth metal, or Lanthanide element
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:22am kim jung whatever the latest:

This is crap. These are actually south Koreans playing intentionally bad to disparage our great artistic culture
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:24am Marcel M:

The best part of that Obama gif is the white guy in the corner
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:26am Stanley:

Isn't that Paul Simon?
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:26am Brendan:

Ride em ken. Yehaaaaa!
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:27am F❅F❄ (:

'Ho!' is also the distinctive mark of the Santa Claus.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:28am Marcel M:

oh my god... is it? hahahahha
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:29am Webhamster Henry:

Ghost theremins of the sky!
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:32am dale:

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:33am dale:

or basketball jones - i forget
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:34am PKNY:

"Maggot Brain" never gets old, or ceases to amaze me. Eddie Hazel is that dude.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:35am steve:

is there any way to see a list of the most clicky starred songs on FMU?
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:37am Michael:

Is that Shimura Takashi in "Ikiru"?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:44am Guido (Cologne):

hello everyone!

Liked the cover art of "Maggot Brain" the most. It never quite grabbed me so much music-wise. maybe because I'm not the biggest fan of guitar solos, maybe at the time I bought a dozen re-issues of Funkadelia in one pile, so it fell behind a bit.
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:46am Speck:

WFMU DOCUMENTARY!?!?!? Can't wait!!!!!!!
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:47am van:

okay what's up?
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:49am Speck:

Ken, is there any footage of the East Orange old house in this Doc?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:50am common:

that was great!
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 10:50am Sean D. Daily:

The funny thing is that the e-mail actually says, "MWA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA."
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:53am Ken:

Eric - I dont think so unfortunately.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 10:54am steve:

haha. have Ken and Andy ever done a mock news hour program for SSD? i think they'd nail it
  Wed. 1/8/14 10:57am julieta:

where did you get those amazing gif ????
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:01am Ken:

Julieta, I buy them from my newphew's dealer, "Ace."
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:02am the glowing one:

are those two pintles?
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 11:03am glenn:

swim, brother, swim.
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:03am julieta:

could I get your newphew's blog/facebook/ wen site address ?? haha . great music !!! REgards
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 11:08am cthulhu:

Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:13am Ken:

Julieta - Ace isnt online. You gotta go to his apartment and give cash to "his bitch" and then she slips the GIFs through a slot in the door. I think that "his bitch" is actually Ace's Mom.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:16am dale:

oh, this endvra sounds like what hearty white's been going through at the airports
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 11:17am Sean D. Daily:

I want them to play "Intrauterine Sabbat" at my kid's baptism.
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:18am F❅F❄ (:

Scary hippie noise.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:18am Mike Noble:

I'm here to say thank you for the dose of de Dionyso.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:25am Aaron in Minneapolis:

Gee the Disney sound has changed since I was younger
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 11:27am Dr. Goot:

I love this scene from Dumbo!
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:31am Aaron in Minneapolis:

I think the animators were using something other than pixie dust with that pink elephants scene
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:35am Brendan:

Yeah claudine killed a savage spider in her bathtub
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:35am Brendan:

Who wouldnt
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:36am B Z:

  Wed. 1/8/14 11:38am F❅F❄ (:

Tres cabrones? Does the FCC allows to swear in Spanish?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:39am common:

ken, was there crack?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:39am dale:

was there any dirty sanchez?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:40am bobdoesthings:

or found in diapers drunk on his porch?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:40am common:

@dale and ken: Hee Hee Hee!!!
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:40am Webhamster Henry:

Was there any Carlos Danger?
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:40am laugh at my pain:

No hookers?
No drugs?
What kind of scandal doesn't have hooker and drugs?
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:41am ?:

Just looked up felching. Bleah.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:41am fleep:

No one kept the dress. No one bugged the lamps.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:41am dale:

there had to be just a little cross dressing
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:43am Carmichael:

Good morning, Kenneth. Good day, everyone.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:44am Ken:

Why say bleh? There Was NO FELCHING. Jesus! Dont blame him for something that DID NOT HAPPEN.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:47am Mike Noble:

favorite 30 rock character: Gaylord Felcher, head of NBC Standards and Practices.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:49am dale:

you guys in jersey need jim mcgreevey back to straighten things up
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:50am Carmichael:

Ken, have you heard the radio piece called Armageddon, that reports on a felching session gone awry?
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:51am Webhamster Henry:

If you like felching, you'l probably like squicking.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:51am dale:

i just looked up felch - dear god, i'm gonna skip lunch
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:52am laugh at my pain:

No FMU all day tomorrow:( I guess I could live with that? But the stream will be up and running?
Avatar Wed. 1/8/14 11:53am jamesie:

FCC wont like it
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:53am Dan B From Upstate:

Yeah. If you don't know that word, don't look it up.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:53am People Like Us:

wash your mouth out
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:54am F❅F❄ (:

Had to googled that up. This is what showed up:

Felching with a Gerbil

Well. At least they are not doing it with a frozen fox.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:55am Okasa:

Is there a Scottish version of the FCC? They'll be on you like animal stomach on Haggis.
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:56am F❅F❄ (:

Felching remind me of:

Natural Harvest: A collection of semen-based recipes:
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:56am Brendan:

Thank you Ken for expanding my sonic horizons and taking me on a musical journey to the place . Where the hell am I?
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:57am F❅F❄ (:

You are in the felching zone, my friend.
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:58am F❅F❄ (:

Thank you very mucho! ADios amigos and amigas! Till next episode. Please no more felching nor frozen foxes (bettter frozen dogs and ice cube cats!)
  Wed. 1/8/14 11:58am Brendan:

See you all at the tire fire
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:58am Ken:

Bye everybody! Thanks for a great morning.
Avatar    Wed. 1/8/14 11:58am People Like Us:

ta ta
  Wed. 1/8/14 12:00pm Brendan:

Ken is messing with my hearing aid
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