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Options January 17, 2014: Short of Hari Kari, this is the best way to die

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
The Books   Group Autogenics 1   Options The Way Out      Knuckle Sandwich Theme    0:00:00 ()
Eric Dolphy  Hat And Beard   Options Out to Lunch  Blue Note        0:04:23 ()
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers  Along Came Betty   Options Moanin'  Blue Note        0:12:32 ()
Lee Morgan  Hocus-Pocus   Options The Sidewinder  Blue Note        0:19:16 ()
Wayne Shorter  Speak No Evil   Options Speak No Evil  Blue Note        0:30:27 ()
Sonny Clark  Blue Minor   Options Cool Struttin'  Blue Note        0:42:22 ()
Zero Boys  Stoned to Death (for Sexual Offences)   Options Livin in the '80s 7"  1-2-3-4 Go!      *   0:49:21 ()
Sneaky Pinks  Puke Pudding   Options I'm Punk 7"  Almost Ready      *   0:51:45 ()
Black Flag   What Can You Belive   Options The Unheard 1983 Demos 7"        *   0:56:21 ()
Straight Crimes  Marching Forward   Options 7"        *   0:58:09 ()
Shannon & the Clams  White Rabbit   Options Gremlins Crawl 7"        *   1:03:59 ()
Drugs Dragons  A   Options Split 7' with Static Eyes        *   1:07:10 ()
Drugs Dragons  B   Options Split 7' with Static Eyes        *   1:07:24 ()
Endless Bummer  Such a Drag   Options Ripper Current 7" EP        *   1:08:56 ()
Four Tet  Kool FM   Options Beautiful Rewind        *   1:22:47 ()
RJd2  Tempermental (featuring Phonte Coleman)   Options More Is Than Isnt'        *   1:23:30 ()
Thee SIlver Mt. ZIon Memorial Orchestra  Fuck Off Get Free (for the island of Montreal)   Options Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything        *   1:25:51 ()
The Knife  Silent Shout (live)   Options Silent Shout          1:36:23 ()
The Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo  Arrythmia   Options S/T    2009      1:48:40 ()
Mark Mothersbaugh  Something Brewing   Options           1:55:38 ()
The Itch  Harold   Options Tales of Hard Luck and Woe        *   1:56:06 ()
The Itch  Roses   Options Tales of Hard Luck and Woe        *   1:57:50 ()
Asian Women on the Telephone  Side A (Excerpt)   Options Ivan        *   2:00:59 ()
Alvarius B  Passenger Seat People   Options Fuck You And The Horse You Rode In On        *   2:04:56 ()
Protomartyr  Ypsilanti   Options           2:06:57 ()
Jens Lekman  Letter to Nina   Options           2:15:58 ()
john vanderslice  Me and my 424   Options Life and death of an american fourtracker    2002      2:19:02 ()
Cat Power  (I cant get no) Statisfaction   Options           2:24:52 ()
Cassettes Won't Listen  Need You Tonight   Options           2:30:17 ()
Matthew Sweet And Susanna Hoffs  Killing Moon   Options Under the Covers Vol. 3        *   2:31:04 ()
De La Soul  Ghetto Thang   Options 12' Single    1989      2:38:28 ()
Whodini  Rock You (Again and Again)   Options           2:42:40 ()
The Coup  Dig It   Options Put The Needle On The 93 Hip-Hop: 2013 Marathon Mix        *   2:46:07 ()
Cool Ron  Assisin   Options           2:51:25 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:02am Guido (Cologne):

Good Morning Dave!
Just logged in right in time for the fun show!

Hello to the rest of the word!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:03am Dave Bombay:

Morning Guido!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:04am Guido (Cologne):

By the way, autogenics don't work with me.
It makes me panic actually.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:05am fred:

Good morning Dave, good afternoon Guido
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:05am Guido (Cologne):

Hi Fred!
  Fri. 1/17/14 6:06am Longtime Listener:

Good morning Mr Bombay
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:06am Heidelberg:

Hello DJ Dave Bombay and tapping listeners. Guido, are you a printer? if so are you a pressman or pr-press?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:07am Dave Bombay:

My show is based around anti-autogenics with a dash of Hari Krishna theory & Scientology themed crackers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:08am Dave Bombay:

Good morning gang! Nice to have you with us this morning!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:09am Guido (Cologne):

i have a certain past as a volunteer as typesetter (old fashioned type of).
and I had my days with fanzines.
Why you're asking?
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:10am Guido (Cologne):

Nice cooking recipe, Dave!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:11am Meilie:

I read your comment earlier about noisy printing equiptment in the area where you were. if you did hot-lead typesetting, you are older than I thought.
  Fri. 1/17/14 6:13am Longtime Listener:

Very nice jazzy set mr Bombay
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:14am Guido (Cologne):

I even look younger than I am. *grin*
I'm working at a very small publishing house.
I'm not the printer, I am the online-man.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:14am Harris:

I was in commercial offset and digital printing (and art printing). Just curious.
  Fri. 1/17/14 6:14am Longtime Listener:

Herbie Hancock has a great jazz piece called "maiden voyage"
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:16am Miller:

Italian printing is / was a high quality product in centuries past, as you know, I'm sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:17am Dave Bombay:

You are correct Longtime Listener! Herbie Hancock is amazing! We just got a giant 34 disk box set of his in the station.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:18am Guido (Cologne):

A distant frind of mine recently told, she has a Blue-Note-lounge now!

Got an entire blue-note-vinyl collection from an unlucky guy who replaced everything with CDs years ago. She now "installed" that as part of her new extra living room.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:19am Chief:

Head Hunters is one of my all time fav albums. Yea HH. That's some box set DJ Dave Bombay, are you going to be sharing any with us?
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:20am Guido (Cologne):

I once was heading for studying graphic design. So I'm familiar with all that stuff and all the pre-DTP-technologies as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:21am Dave Bombay:

@Guido - That is amazing! What a lucky lady! I recently acquired a large number of Blue Note recordings myself.

@Cheif - I played some selections last week and will be featuring more next week. Today's jazz set is Blue Note-centric.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:21am house of adobe:

Cool. Thanks DJ Dave Bombay
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:23am Guido (Cologne):

Yeah! she starts to invite people:
"Have a cocktail at my Blue-Note-Linge".
Very stylish!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:24am Dave Bombay:

Quite chic indeed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:28am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hocus Pocus ? Where's the yodelling - ?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:30am Dave Bombay:

No yodelling on my recording...
  Fri. 1/17/14 6:32am Longtime Listener:

I am just amazed when ever I hear anything by Herbie Hancock!
Maiden voyage
Head hunters
Fat Albert rotunda
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:32am da Baum:

@Guido just checked your acrylic wall hanging work. REALLY NICE MAN. Plus your an Italian stone mason...too cool! You must understand all the art history that implies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:33am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh well - as long as you're sure these guys you're playing know how to play a little bit - we'll be okay w/ this 'Jass' stuff - just for now you understand...
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:33am Sem Chumbo:

Good morning, Dave. All that jazz sounds great to me.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:36am Hancho:

@Rev Rabbit Jazz is the stopping point for me in music tolerance, the next step down for me is Opera and I refuse to go there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:39am Dave Bombay:

@Rev Rabbit - Jass will be done shortly... dont worry. I have a nice stack of 45s coming up next.

@Sem - Good morning! I am glad you can dig it.

@Hancho - Fear not! Opera has not and will not be played on this show.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:40am Sem Chumbo:

@Hancho: thought the same about Opera until friends staged an intervention and I was sent to a long term music appreciation facility. Glad they did.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 6:41am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yerknow Hancho - I can see myself saying that - & then thinking Pavarotti was a real nice guy who communicated warmth - & seeing 'Porgy & Bess' wouldn't be so bad...& so on
@DB: That was meant totally ironically - love Jazz - but I fear not, your Mix is good...
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:41am Guido (Cologne):

Thanks for compliments! I dig it!
I was more of a "German" stone mason.
Workin at romanesque churches ...
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:50am Guido (Cologne):

... concerning evolution of tastes:

When in the mid-80ies even my beloved "inidie" music started to get on my nerves, I was getting deeply into: 60ies Garage and Jazz (Hard-Bop, Free, Fusion) and modernist Classical and DIY-Tape-Underground.

Escape of cul de sac.
  Fri. 1/17/14 6:51am will:

One minute it's Art Farmer, next minute it's the Zero Boys. Can't think of a better way to sum up why we LUV our WFMU.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:58am Quark:

@Sem, I would of liked to seen that ambush. Did your friends first invite you over for a heavy-metal listening marathon only to capture in a blanket and drive you to the music re-education camp?

@Rev Rabbit I will admit Who's Tommy and Quadraphenia is most tolerable.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 6:59am Guido (Cologne):

... one moment:
correct speed for Black Flag?
... allright ANY speed is correct for WFMU!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:00am true type:

DJ Dave Bombay is punishing us for making fun of Jazz me thinkin'.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:01am Guido (Cologne):

That version is really great!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:03am Sem Chumbo:

@Quark:it's like you were there...except there was Thorazine involved. And restraints.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:03am pagemaker:

Thorazine? restraints? Yea! I know the place!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:04am Dave Bombay:

@guido - you are twice correct! I was playing it at the wrong speed and on purpose! Good ear!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:05am Guido (Cologne):

Do you also have the 78-RPM-option?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:06am Dave Bombay:

Not on the turn table i was using... so i improvised!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:09am Guido (Cologne):

God bless direct-drive-turntables!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 7:10am bibi:

'endless bummer', is that a poetic tribute to fennesz ?
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 7:15am bibi:

Henry Rollins knocking at wfmu's door... good luck Dave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:19am Dave Bombay:

@bibi - Let Henry come! I maintain that it was an act of active & willing mischief!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 7:24am bibi:

four tet got really tough lately. but it still works.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:25am Dave Bombay:

I am a bigger fan of their back catalog but this new album isnt bad (in my opinion)
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:37am PKNY:

Just getting in the office...so some put out the Black Flag demos on a 7 inch? I've got a boot on 12 inch vinyl, I wish that version of the band had recorded "My War".
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:38am fred:

I'm wondering whether to go see Silver Mt Zion again. It's been a while, but it's expensive
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:39am Dave Bombay:

How expensive is expensive? Where are they playing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:41am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...listening gratefully while I can until those life sentences of finding food & wageslavery must be attended to in timely fashion...
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:42am fred:

€25 in Paris
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:49am Guido (Cologne):

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:50am Dave Bombay:

@Rev Rabbit - Fill your brain with the magic potion that is WFMU to sustain you while you slog through the mud of uninformed! Be Strong!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:51am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Thank You brother - I'm sittin' here in smalltown NewHampshuh - & online streams are my favorite thing in the world! Listening to FMU on the (plain old) car radio is not an option...There's a difference between stations w/ Live DJs & just Servers (or whatever it is) loaded w/ tunes - but even those are loaded by somebody & some are pretty kewl ! ...I'm greedy & I love options...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:53am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- FMU has about twice as many Plays in my iTunes as the next station (WWOZ as it happens) - & you know for sure most of those Plays were for much longer...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 7:57am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- also: Local Regional stuff like on regular Radio doesn't bother me @ all - in fact, it's great hearing about NJ/NYC - as it is hearing about the temperature & clubs in N'Orleans on WWOZ, or the traffic in LA on KCRW - I like it !...
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 7:57am fred:

I've been listening to WFMU since 2001 or 2002, and for a while my only other source of music has been live shows (more than 100 a year, so my definition of "expensive" might be low)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:00am Dave Bombay:

@Rev Rabbit - I am with you on the local aspect for sure. I have always enjoyed the regional aspect of radio.

@Fred - I have found so much great music through FMU as a listener over the years! The freedom is amazing and my music library has grown exponentially since joining the crew here a couple years ago.
  Fri. 1/17/14 8:01am !.!:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

i be listen to dve n bombay since 1994, he really good fmu dj 1 of best,,,!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i luv u dav n bombay n yeou music so gud,,,<!!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:03am Dave Bombay:

Thank you for listening!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:07am Guido (Cologne):

Do have WFMU-DJ-Canidates pass a certain "eclectizism"-test?
I guess so.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:07am fred:

Dave, my record collection is limited by my budget, I go to live shows instead. These days, most of my new records are DJ premiums. They keep me busy for a long time, I only finished listening to all of last year's batch last month
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 8:12am bibi:

@fred quite expensive cause happening at la cigale.... apparently no 'première partie'.
polaris prize effect ? i guess the venue and fare were decided long before.
i'd suggest save 25e for another gig.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:14am Guido (Cologne):

As a teenager I used to save my money for records instead of going to live shows, in order that I would have "longer joy with the lasting things".

How wrong I was!
I better do not tell what I missed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:15am Dave Bombay:

@Guido - Everyone has their own path to WFMU DJ-dom. Having a wide music base is a common thread though.

@Fred - I do the same thing! I am very lucky to work with Brian Turner and I get to handle much of the new music that goes into rotation here. Because of that, much of it ends up on my computer. If I didnt have that going for me, my music library would be much much smaller.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/17/14 8:17am Cheri Pi:

punching the WFMU time card, hello listeners and Dave
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:17am fred:

@bibi: la cigale is often more expensive than that, I haven't been there in years. They will probably play a long show, but I'll probably save that money and see three other shows instead
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:17am Dave Bombay:

Salutations Cheri!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 8:21am bibi:

@fred 'long show' i bet you re right !
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 1/17/14 8:22am Cheri Pi:

I've been jonesing for some De la. t'anks!
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 8:30am bibi:

fun, that inxs thing. the overexcited kick drum before bridges and verses. sounds like recorded in 10sqm toilets.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:31am Sem Chumbo:

Diggin' the whole deal you've got going on here this am, Dave. Many clicky stars worth of goodness. Thanks, and catch you next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:32am ausmanx:

fred, i think SMZ are better than Godspeed these days (they were BEYOND tedious last year) but i think both are very lazy and well past their use by date these days. still, you don't get NUTHIN for 25 euros in this part of the world!
  Fri. 1/17/14 8:33am KP:

Nice shot at Killing moon by these two
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:40am Guido (Cologne):

Please teach me:

What is "Old-School-Hip-Hop" nowadays?
In my memory "New School" startet with Whoodini, the Def-Jam Records' artists ...
OK, time passes ...
... it's not a static genre name (anymore)?
It used to be back in the 90ies, leastways as far as "European knowledge" is concerned.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:40am fred:

@ausmanx: are you coming over here this year? The Sonic Protest lineup should be announced any day now
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:42am Dave Bombay:

@guido- I use Old School to mean anything before 1990. To be fair my definition is rather loose.
Avatar Fri. 1/17/14 8:44am w41:

The last hour of yr show is priceless
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:44am PKNY:

I gotta say, Whodini doing rap-rock doesn't really work well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:44am Dave Bombay:

but i am also going to play a track from The Coup from 1993... like I said, i use it pretty loosely.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:44am Guido (Cologne):

I see, thanks dave!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:46am Dave Bombay:

@PKNY - I agree.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:48am PKNY:

If you put the old-school hip-hop channel on Sirius/XM on, you'll hear everything from "Spoonin Rap" from '79 to mid-90s Goodie Mod tracks. So at this point in history, calling something "old school" doesn't really help to narrow things down.

I would say the original use of "old school" as far as hip-hop was to refer to groups who were around before Run-DMC dropped (Cold Crush, Treacherous 3, Funky 4+1, Furious 5, etc).
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 8:51am Dave Bombay:

That is true. I personally widen that definition for ease on the show.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:52am Guido (Cologne):

OK, let's try other definitions ...
1. pre-Sugar-Hill / Enjoy Period
2. pre 808-Period
3. pre sampling piracy period
4. ???
... just playing around ...
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:54am PKNY:

A newer definition could be "anything that came out before Biggie and Tupac died". For a lot of kids, that seems to be a dividing line, where they all know those two, but don't know any of the MCs that inspired them.
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:56am Guido (Cologne):

... interesting!
Nice that we talked about ...
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:57am Guido (Cologne):

Enjoyed the show!
thank you Dave!
Avatar    Fri. 1/17/14 8:58am PKNY:

Great show Dave, we'll do it again next week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 1/17/14 9:04am Dave Bombay:

Later guys!
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