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Options January 12, 2014

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Dustin Wong  The Big She   Options Meditation of Ecstatic Energy  0:00:00 ()
Tenniscoats  Kuki no Soko   Options Papa's Ear  0:05:04 ()
Tot Taylor  Headpop   Options Piano Music  0:10:25 ()
June Christy  Day-Dream   Options The Misty Miss Christy  0:12:14 ()
Roy Budd  Girl Talk   Options Rebirth of the Budd  0:15:17 ()
 
Circle  Humusaar   Options Andexelt  0:24:21 ()
Thollem/Scodanibbio  A Child Opens Her Ears   Options On Debussy's Piano and...  0:31:42 ()
Randy Newman  Suzanne   Options Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman  0:35:20 ()
Three Dog Night  Mama Told Me (Not to Come)   Options The Complete Hit Singles  0:38:39 ()
Mike Cooper  Dr. Derelict   Options White Shadows in the South Seas  0:41:33 ()
 
Lucretia Dalt  Glosolalia   Options Syzygy  0:51:34 ()
Per Anders Nilsson/Sten Sandell/Raymond Strid  Refraction   Options Beam Stone  0:54:39 ()
Circle  Salenius   Options Miljard  0:59:29 ()
Sharon Mabry  After the Club-Dance   Options Vercoe/Goossen/Barber  1:04:04 ()
The Cyrkle  Red Rubber Ball   Options Red Rubber Ball (A Collection)  1:06:24 ()
 
Donny Hathaway  The Ghetto Pt. 1   Options Never My Love: The Anthology  1:15:53 ()
Rip Rig & Panic  Wilhelm Show Me the Diagram   Options God  1:18:31 ()
Luther Thomas and the Human Arts Ensemble  Banana   Options Banana  1:20:30 ()
Len Lye  Blade #2   Options Composing Motion: The Sound of Tangible Motion Sculpture  1:26:55 ()
New York Art Quartet  Visiting Ogun   Options 35th Reunion  1:31:17 ()
Yoshio Machida  Aug 16, 2004   Options Steelpan Improvisations: 2001-2008  1:35:01 ()
 
Kelan Phil Cohran and Legacy  Theme/White Nile   Options African Skies  1:47:23 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:03pm Dave Mandl:

Evening, radio family.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:03pm pacific standard simon:

You dere?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:04pm Dave Mandl:

Present. How are you, @pss?
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:05pm SnugLife:

Whats up from CA!!!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:05pm Dave Mandl:

Hey, @SL!
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:08pm LovecraftDude888:

I can't believe I just went from Antonioni to hearing about the no pants subway ride. oh no. It's bad enough with pants!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:08pm Dave Mandl:

Some Japanese music for you...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:08pm pacific standard simon:

Not ecstatic, but not bad. Hope you're fine too.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:09pm LovecraftDude888:

I still never heard any Frank Chickens up on here....it's ok. I think everyone will live.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:09pm Dave Mandl:

Hey @LCD888. Yeah, luckily I didn't run into any of the No Pants people today.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:10pm LovecraftDude888:

that is a lucky break. I haven't even been on a subway since ....at least last Christmas sometime.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:10pm David L.B. is RRN63:

Evening.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:11pm Droll:

DM, But if you had, I'm sure you would have apologized anyhow.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:12pm pacific standard simon:

I don't even have a subway since I left SF. I should have checked to see if anyone tried to ride the ferry without pants.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:12pm Dave Mandl:

Evening, @DLBRRN
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:12pm SnugLife:

Loving "Kuki no Sako"...DK thinks it sounds like "meow, meow, meow, meow..."
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:13pm Dave Mandl:

@Droll: You mean apologized for running into them? I wouldn't want to do that.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:13pm Dave Mandl:

@SL: It says Kuki No Sako in one place and Soko in another place. Is it "Soko"?
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:15pm LovecraftDude888:

Frank Chickens were that new wave Japanese chick duo who did "Fujiyama Mama" etc. a total goof
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:15pm fleep:

Just checked, since we now have a Metro in L.A. The No Pants thing made it here, too. So glad to be part of the celebration.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:16pm LovecraftDude888:

I listened to some of the dance party last night but I had to turn in at some point, too much Web overload for me....but it was keen
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:16pm pacific standard simon:

Turning it way up for June.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:16pm Dave Mandl:

@fleep: Wouldn't the LAPD lock them all up?
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:17pm LovecraftDude888:

alright, all of you wearing Hulk Underoos line up over here....prepare for tasering!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:18pm pacific standard simon:

The big no-pants day on BART is in October, for the Folsom Street fair; I've seen plenty of pressed ham from the station platform on that weekend.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:19pm LovecraftDude888:

I'm just glad I don't have to be on the J train anymore....I was always glad getting off it with minidisc going....down those stairs....away from it!! ahhhhh
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:21pm LovecraftDude888:

now it's like..what's a minidisc
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:21pm fleep:

@DM This was a sanctioned event, approved by the International Brotherhood of Pantless Metro Riders. Unions are strong in this town.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:22pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...even the Hulk wears pants - which don't tear & turn purple in defiance of all laws of physics...neither should I think of tasering him
...believe it is the right evening of music on FMU to try ice wine - anybody familiar w/ it ?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:23pm Mike East:

michael caine. evening all!
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:23pm LovecraftDude888:

I'd rather do a Coney Island ride perf. art bit dressed as The Warriors or something...I'm not buff enough
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:23pm SnugLife:

We LOVE DAVE! MISS YOU SO MUCH. KEEP IT UP!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:23pm Droll:

fleep, INTERNATIONAL? If there's also a Sisterhood, I'm open to that.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:24pm Mike East:

what's Ice wine, David LB? If its just wine with ice in it, I'm well familiar.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:25pm pacific standard simon:

You played just enough of "Sing Something Simple" to tease, Dave. Now I'll have to rip the disc so I can listen to it at work tomorrow.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:25pm David L.B. is RRN63:

- they use grapes frozen in the 1st freeze - so sweeter & stuff...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:26pm Dave Mandl:

Michael Caine! Damn. Thanks, @Mike.
@SL: Thank you!
@pss: Yeah, that was, um, intentional.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:27pm pacific standard simon:

Makes sense, Rabbit.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:28pm Blacktooth:

I think that watching the Golden Globes, with this as the soundtrack, would be just dandy.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:28pm Mike East:

@David L.B.: ah yes, feel like I've heard of it....is it delicious?
No problem, @Dave Mandl - thanks for the music!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:29pm Dave Mandl:

@Blacktooth: I approve of that.
@Mike: My pleasure.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:29pm pacific standard simon:

I can hear the Globes in the next room. If Gervais isn't doing it, I'm not interested.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:29pm LovecraftDude888:

anything would improve the GGlobes esp. this....anything to drown out the actual sdtrk.! Metal machine Music...anything
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:29pm David L.B. is RRN63:

I'll find out MikeE - gotta draw the label & such in my wine journal 1st...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:30pm Dave Mandl:

All anyone cares about is the dresses anyway, right?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:31pm Droll:

...and now we're back to no pants!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:31pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...they should all arrive on the subway w/out trousers...there would be awards for new special categories...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:31pm Mike East:

I'm interested in which actors win awards, but not enough to pull me away from here right now.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:32pm LovecraftDude888:

I gotta give raspberries to Barnes and Noble who sent my White Light White Heat deluxe a week ago and still not here...no wonder they are going down der tubes! Good lawd...... or undresses? The eye candy might be ok but god the programming. be afraid. I can scarcely watch regular TV anymore.....I get bored fast. Gotta be a solid film and I also wanna kill IFC Channel and Sundance for going down the commercial tubes.....they used to be great! Not no mo'.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:34pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...award for dress that would look best on my bedroom floor - special lifetime achievement award shared equally to Susan Sarandon & Leslie Ann Warren...
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:35pm LovecraftDude888:

Leslie Ann Down weren't none too shabby either....I"ll take both and Susan, too.... "walk like a chicken, Janet" Janet weissssssss
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:37pm LovecraftDude888:

God remember the early days of the MTV Record Award shows? Those were almost actually good sometimes.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:39pm LovecraftDude888:

best album cover goes to REM Fables of the Reconstruction! haha! 1985 or best album package...etc. Now those were some good awards shows.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:39pm lost in a submarine:

Hello DJ Dave Mandl and other awards ceremony refugees, with all this talk of Japanese, and exposed body parts, just want to offer this video from Boingboing. It is radio friendly, sound not essential (subtitled). it is worth the watch. Scroll 1/3 down page "Nice Moves Minami" *May not completely dissolve in solution of Debussy. Good results expected with Randy Newman*
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:39pm pacific standard simon:

My award would go to Blythe Danner. Hotter than her daughter, at 70.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:40pm LovecraftDude888:

was never a massive Randy fan. That Short People flap still stays with me....what year was that?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:40pm Dave Mandl:

Hey, @lost. Thanks!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:41pm Droll:

I miss the original VJs. I sometimes catch Nina Blackwood on one of the ClearChannel syndicates in my car. She's still spinning classic rock and talking all they way up the ramp!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:42pm Dave Mandl:

@LCD: I hope Randy Newman via Three Dog Night is OK.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:42pm LovecraftDude888:

Nina Blackwood good God...I thought I read that she was still DJing. Crazy. "next up the new one from Rainbow and Nick Gilder" etc.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:42pm pacific standard simon:

This song dedicated to the Golden Globe Award Ceremony.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:43pm David L.B. is RRN63:

RN a great writer who delivers w/ panache.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:43pm LovecraftDude888:

1977...for Short People! ha. I recall that flap. A lot of us shorter kids were not pleased having no sense of irony of course
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:44pm LovecraftDude888:

It's Money that Matters later I thought was classic, really funny but sad.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:44pm lost submarine:

You better watch it first DJ Dave Mandl. *disclaimer* No warranty implied or guaranteed. Users experience may vary with nationality. :)
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:45pm pacific standard simon:

Dude, I bet you get huffy when the waiter tells you the special tonight is "shrimp".
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:48pm LovecraftDude888:

nah i mean back in 77....I recall kids being all pissed off by that song and nobody had any idea it was satire heehee
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:49pm biscuit world:

I bet he get's even more angry when they tell him the DON'T serve shrimp. Sorry, could'couldn't let it pass. Shame on me.
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:49pm LovecraftDude888:

all I cared about was getting my pizza run in! and Star Wars
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:49pm David L.B. is RRN63:

- great RandyN tunes; 'That's Why I Love Mankind', 'Foreign Policy'...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:55pm Droll:

List of Music Lists To Compile:
1. Song names partially and/or entirely in parenthesis
2. Bands with more "Greatest Hits" compilations than actual hits

[Making dinner now, will seek clarification on "hits" afterwards]
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:55pm LovecraftDude888:

playing Sea Wolf...etc. in 77 again. whatever the fok never heard of Lucretia....will have to look up was playing the first two Aamon Duul II Lps the past two nights....crazy schtuff
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:56pm longtime listiner:

Hello DAVE!!! I'm late to the party but I'm listening on the WFMU iPhone app
  Sun. 1/12/14 10:57pm longtime listiner:

Hello everyone! I have a new profile pic it's really scary
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:58pm pacific standard simon:

Randy Newman's live album with the white cover and typography is actually a pretty atypical and wonderful intro to his music -- just Randy & his piano, playing some of his best early songs (including "Lonely At The Top", which I don't think is on a studio album).
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:58pm fleep:

@Dr. Whooda OK, watched the BoingBoing clip to the end, now brimming with newfound self esteem.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:59pm Dave Mandl:

@Droll: Thanks. At any given time I'm working on about five music lists.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 10:59pm Dave Mandl:

@longtime: Greetings, iPhone listener.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:00pm pacific standard simon:

You could do a whole show of covers of Randy Newman songs.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:00pm Dave Mandl:

@pss: I've always loved that song. First heard it when I was a kid, but the irony was lost when he actually became rich and famous.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:00pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...Vermont Ice - Vt ice Dessert Wine
...got a little 50ml bottle of the stuff
- made from Le Crescent grapes (white)
...In keeping w/ what I read about ice wine on wigkey (wiki)
- it is just like what its' label blurb says :
...'unique balance of acidity' (it's not just sweet) 'w/ undertones of apricot, green apples & pear'...very good.

- All I know by Amon Düül II is 'Archangel Thunderbird' - which makes me wanna know more...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:01pm 8 1/2 volts:

Fleep, not something I would like to encounter on the Bart.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:01pm LovecraftDude888:

wow Lucretia Dalt....she's hawt and sounds promising
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:02pm pacific standard simon:

I believe he claims it was written for Frank Sinatra but Frankie, lacking a sense of irony, declined.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:04pm LovecraftDude888:

is this the Finnish Circle?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:04pm Dave Mandl:

@LCD: Yes, second time tonight.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:05pm lulu:

This is good
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:05pm LovecraftDude888:

oh ok just researching them..never heard of em before. Good lord. If I collected all these bands I'd be wayyy broke
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:05pm lulu:

Does anyone here listen to music on headphones while they do dishes?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:06pm pacific standard simon:

I wouldn't say "no" to a track by The Cyrkle.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:06pm Dave Mandl:

@lulu: Yeah. I unwittingly pulled two CDs by them from the record library, so I figured I'd go ahead and play both.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:07pm longtime listiner:

@lulu I do! I have apples EarPods and I even eat and fold clothes at the laundromat listening to music
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:08pm Dave Mandl:

@pss: Your wish is my command.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:09pm LovecraftDude888:

I have a new dishwasher in my apt. and haven't even switched it on yet. Manual mainly, but usually I do 'em and then repair back to the command chair here....
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:09pm pacific standard simon:

Yay!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:09pm David L.B. is RRN63:

- Paul Simon song?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:09pm pacific standard simon:

True.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:11pm lulu:

@ longtime listener I wonder why I've never thought of it before. I'm constantly turning up the volume to compete w the faucet - never works
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:13pm lulu:

Never works
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:15pm pacific standard simon:

Maybe they meant "robust"?
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:15pm LovecraftDude888:

a gestaltian robust voice
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:16pm pacific standard simon:

You are a prince, Dave.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:18pm lulu:

Red rubber ball is such a happy upbeat song. Made me wonder if 50s pop music had any influence on the cultural optimism of its time
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:18pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...were the grapes frozen? Were they wearing trousers?...
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:19pm trish:

Fraction of a cd collection? Maybe that calls for a fraction of a track?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:19pm Dave Mandl:

@pss: It's OK. Nothing's too good for our listeners.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:19pm LovecraftDude888:

my friend used to hand me cassette promo albums at Adelphi U. and I felt lucky to get those....and my college paper job too woohoo now you get a fig newton...a chicklet nothing man
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:20pm Dave Mandl:

@trish: I'd need a laser or something to do that?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:22pm pacific standard simon:

I remember CD players had a setting where they would play the first few seconds from every track (so you could pick what you wanted to hear, I guess) -- do they still do that?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:22pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...I think the 1950s was about winning WWII & expanding middle class suburban prosperity - w/ overtones of atomic paranoia death
- carrying on into the 1960s - the New Frontier - then JFK killed & everything happening @ once after that (Civil Rights, 'Nam, drugs, space race...)
- but still *rilllly good* Economy ! !
...until the 70s - when *I* hadda grow up...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:24pm Droll:

DM, If the labels are stretching out box sets by sending 1 CD each as promos you know email with a link isn't too far away.

Early results on the parenthesis list is not more than 322 individual song titles. Surprisingly low. If your show were still three hours I would have your answer before COB. Instead, I get dinner and you get email later.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:25pm LovecraftDude888:

I don't think most CD players have preview mode anymore...or DVDs or blu rays..but I could be wrong. I recall being shown how to bulk erase the cart tapes...how quaint. and guys producing shows on reel to reels... that shit is toast
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:26pm pacific standard simon:

The Cyrkle were a little out-of-step with their time. They looked like frat boys; sort of Harry Harrison poster children.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:26pm Jimmy Cagney's hand drill:

lulu One of my favorite movie moments is in High Fidelity where the star's intro-narration speaks of love songs of the his era:
Rob having recently been left by his girlfriend Laura is trying to figure out what went wrong. His ultimate goal is to win Laura back. Throughout the movie he is looking for reasons why things went wrong. This leads him to re-examine the causes of his top five break-ups of all time in order to evaluate their effects.

Rob: 'Are we listening to pop music because were miserable? Or are we miserable because we listen to pop music?'

Rob: 'What came first, the music or the misery? People worry about kids playing with guns, or watching violent videos, that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally thousands of songs about heartbreak, rejection, pain, misery and loss. Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?'
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:27pm David L.B. is RRN63:

- they opened for The Beatles on a US Tour I'm pretty sure; make it in there somewhere between FolkRock & SunshinePop...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:27pm Dave Mandl:

@Droll: That's fine. I appreciate the effort!
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:28pm trish:

@pss Button's are often labeled 'preview'. Great feature. You get to see the music before you play it.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:28pm Dave Mandl:

@pss: Yeah, preview mode, I remember that. Haven't seen that feature in a while. But it would be too slow for me today. I screen CDs at lightning speed.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:29pm David L.B. is RRN63:

- 'preview' - that's it !...I was thinking 'scan mode'...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:29pm Dave Mandl:

@DLB: It might have been called "scan" on some machines.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:30pm LovecraftDude888:

My first CD was Hitachi DA500 or whatever, i don't think it even had preview mode...maybe. The Pro. decks did of course. That Hitachi was a great CD unit though...should've not sold it had one output....red and white! haha
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:31pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...@ my sad little level of the economy - I've noted that Sony players have many functions like that - but are not very durable (start skipping)...
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:31pm LovecraftDude888:

saved up my lunch money for months
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:32pm trish:

Not as quick as diy scanning, sure, but still handy sometimes. 'Auto-Scan'.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:34pm David L.B. is RRN63:

- now I have a Harmon-Kardon I got for prob. $5 @ my thriftstore job; I hafta push the drawer shut is all!
- but I rarely play CDs @ home anymore (all Mac & streams & such)...
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:35pm trish:

(And hey worth noting Nick Hornby as the author of the book High Fidelity. Lots of direct quotes like that one in the screenplay. Good reads from that author.)
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:35pm pacific standard simon:

My thought was that you could use that feature to taunt music companies that sent you one disc of a multi-disc set -- send them back a recording of you playing their entire CD on the air in short bursts.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:36pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...I had a Nakamichi 7-disc player - but I left it on the West Coast when I came back to New England w/ my tail between my legs...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:37pm DC Beltway Ave:

I don't visit music stores. Do they usually have wall displays hanging with expensive hand saws? Just checking in case I could do a little comparison shopping with Home Depot.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:37pm LovecraftDude888:

Nakamichi used to be great gear, the tape decks in particular. Ah well. I sold my ancient rack system in the 1990s at some stage...so dumb I should've kept it. was a Sanyo all intact, with Teac EQ, and the Hitachi. sigh.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:38pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...& I've got a couple of these Sony CD players that hold 100 discs or something...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:38pm pacific standard simon:

WFMU IS my music collection.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:39pm LovecraftDude888:

plus the orig. speakers and some old Radio Shack bookshelf speakers, I think. I could never afford one of those 100 magazine players. Could never afford true audiophile stuff either. $10000 macintosh amps. nah
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:40pm live the carrot:

Trish :) I should do myself a favor and read the book, the reviews of the movie mention the remarkable 'fidelity' to the original novel.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:40pm LovecraftDude888:

I see Harman K. is making headphones now too, similiar style to the BandWs but I don't like those square no earcup style phones that much...I hear they are not that comfy
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:41pm pacific standard simon:

Backwards steel pans: things the Beatles never thought of.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:41pm David L.B. is RRN63:

...I always think of George Harrison in Beatles' 'Anthology' saying in Liverpool after the War - you couldn't get a cup of sugar, let alone a Rock'n'Roll record - or Dylan stealing a friend's Guthrie collection because there were no others in the MidWest
- & now - FMU alone is like this gushing firehose of stuff I can't control...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:43pm pacific standard simon:

Always swore by the Sennheiser studio phones with foam pads (no cups), but can't seem to find 'em now.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:44pm LovecraftDude888:

my back is killin me so gonna sign off I think, Gang....night Dave and all....gotta get back into the Crypt... Yeah I heard Britain after the war was dire...you needed vouchers ration cards for sugar or coffee or anything. Scary. nevermind records or record players! or nuthin. OMG I once had a pair of those Senneheisers 1988 or so, with the light foam earpads right. Good phones!
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:45pm LovecraftDude888:

I don't think Senn. makes those anymore...but those were good I had 'em, that was when I was doing my brief retail audio sales stint....god what a horrible job but perks were ok
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:46pm LovecraftDude888:

Crazy Eddies...ohnoooooo! Night....
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:46pm pacific standard simon:

Rest well, LD888.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:46pm lulu:

I dunno about nick hornby. I read "how to be good" years ago
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:51pm Dave Mandl:

Night, @LCD. Get some rest!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:53pm David L.B. is RRN63:

I've been that sycophant @ the Music Store & then that guy working there - so I appreciate 'High Fidelity' for that - but I'm not sure Nick Hornby is really all that - ?? He's okay...I don't always agree w/ his points of view or statements - but that's true of Lester Bangs for that matter - but Lester Bangs was like the Hunter Thompson of Rock Critics or something...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:54pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

It's been a little while since I've bulk erased a cart.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:56pm pacific standard simon:

This reminds me of my favorite version of Clair de Lune -- arranged for harp.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:56pm trish:

re: book v. movie. Some of the cultural refs change, while others don't. Fidelity is a larger theme, too.

Good reads if you enjoy the style is what I should have written. Some are far better than others. Sure.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:57pm Droll:

Kenzo, Every time they demagnetize something at the store on that "pad" I think about rubbing carts on a degausser.
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:58pm Droll:

Not Enough Final Stretch! Thanks, DM!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:58pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Even when you're at home? Do you feel an uneasy buzz?
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:58pm David L.B. is RRN63:

Thx DaveM ! You & Blumin back-to-back is pretty great, man...
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:59pm Dave Mandl:

@Droll: Next time!
Avatar Sun. 1/12/14 11:59pm Dave Mandl:

Thanks, all. Have a great week, and see you next Sunday.
  Sun. 1/12/14 11:59pm trish:

Hey and hey Kenzo.
  Mon. 1/13/14 12:00am lulu:

I'll put high fidelity on my 2014 reading list
Avatar Mon. 1/13/14 12:00am martian land dow:

Ciao
Avatar Mon. 1/13/14 12:01am pacific standard simon:

Boop.
Avatar Tue. 1/14/14 4:18pm maltempinulla:

Tragedy on the White Nile this morning....many people dead. Strange, and sad---as I listen to this last track on this week's 'World of Echo' show, with the White Nile in its title, and the crestfallen strain of its movement.
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