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A sight for sore ears. Power pop, freakbeat, and psychedelic songs for all six senses.

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Options January 30, 2014: Filling in for Julie... krazy from the kold!



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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Spirit  When I Touch You   Options The 12 Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus  Epic  1970  LP      0:00:00 ()
Motions  Make It Legal   Options VA: Electric Sound Show - An Assortment of Antiquities for the Psychedelic Connoisseur  Particles  2011  CD box set  1968. From their "Impressions of Wonderful" LP.    0:05:08 ()
Turquoise  Saynia   Options The Further Adventures of Flossie Fillett  Rev-Ola  2006  CD  1968    0:10:44 ()
Dantalion's Chariot  Sun Came Bursting Through My Cloud   Options Chariot Rising  Wooden Hill  1996  CD  1967. Essentially, Zoot Money's Big Roll Band with a different name for 1967. Featuring Andy Summers.    0:13:21 ()
Nimrod  The Bird   Options VA: Circus Days - The Complete Series Volumes One-Six  Otherside  2011  CD box set  1969. Featuring a pre-"Foreigner" Mick Jone.    0:16:26 ()
Love  Que Vida!   Options Da Capo  Elektra  1966  LP  mono mix version    0:19:30 ()
Gail Wynters  You Don't Have to Be in Love   Options VA: Looking Good - 75 Femme Mod Soul Nuggets  RPM  2013  CD box set  1967  *   0:23:03 ()
Georgie Fame  Sitting In the Park   Options 20 Beat Classics  RSO  1980  LP  1966    0:25:30 ()
Remo Four  Sing Hallelujah   Options Smile  Repertoire  1996  CD  1967    0:28:43 ()
 
Party Faithful  Morning Star   Options Gold Light  Machine Elves  2012  CD  Played live on Julie's "Dark Night of the Soul" radio program here on WFMU -- check the archives.    0:40:36 ()
Jason Crest  Teagarden Lane   Options Collected Works of Jason Crest  Wooden Hill  1998  CD  1968. Unreleased at the time.    0:44:02 ()
Syd Barrett  No Man's Land   Options The Madcap Laughs  Capitol  1990  CD  1970    0:48:09 ()
Flaming Youth  Changes   Options Ark 2  Fontana  1969  LP  featuring Phil Collins    0:51:19 ()
Genesis   A Winter's Tale   Options From Genesis to Revelation  Snapper  2000  CD  1968. Non-LP track included with CD reissue.    0:57:03 ()
Mortimer  To Understand Someone   Options Mortimer  Philips  1967  LP      1:00:28 ()
Twice As Much  Life Is But Nothing   Options Sittin' On A Fence: The Immediate Anthology  Castle Music  1999  CD  1966    1:02:48 ()
Idle Race  The Birthday   Options Back To The Story  EMI  2007  CD  From the band's first LP "Birthday Party," 1968. Featuring Jeff Lynne.    1:06:38 ()
Lord John  All Over Me   Options Six Days of Sound  Bomp!  1986  LP      1:09:37 ()
Denis Couldry & the Next Generation  I Am Nearly There   Options VA: The Freakbeat Scene  Deram  1998  CD  1968    1:15:32 ()
 
Tim Buckley   Hallucinations   Options Goodbye and Hello  Elektra  1968  LP      1:27:53 ()
Allysen Callery  Jack Jumps Back   Options Hobgoblin's Hat  Allysencallery.com  2010  CD  played live on Jeffrey Davison's "Shrunken Planet" show here on WFMU -- Check the archives.    1:32:45 ()
Sondra Sun-Odeon  Paradise   Options Aetherea  Sondra Sun-Odeon  2012  LP  will be playing live on Jeffrey Davison's "Shrunken Planet" show here on WFMU in February.    1:35:47 ()
Zachary Cale  Mourning Glory Kid   Options Noise of Welcome  All Hands Electric  2011  LP  played live on both Jeffrey Davison's "Shrunken Planet" and Scott McDowell's respective shows here on WFMU -- Check the archives.    1:39:31 ()
Clifford T. Ward  Leader   Options Singer Songwriter  Cherry Red  2005  CD  1972    1:42:06 ()
Smoke  Waterfall   Options It's Smoke Time  Repertoire  1993  CD  1967.    1:46:04 ()
Beatles  A Taste of Honey   Options Bootleg Recordings 1963  Apple  2012  MP3  Track 2, take 6. 1963. From that iTunes-only download collection    1:48:41 ()
Poor Moon  People in Her Mind   Options VA: Terminal Sales, Vol. 5 - Mixed nuts  Sub Pop  2012  CD  2012 Record Store Day release    1:51:10 ()
Ellie Janov  Portobello Road   Options VA: Book A Trip 2 - More Psych Pop Sounds of Capitol Records  Now Sounds  2013  CD  1967. The daughter of primal scream doctor, Arthur Janov, covering a Cat Stevens' track.  *   1:53:49 ()
 
Group 1850  Frozen Mind   Options Agemo's Trip to Mother Earth  Rotation  2002  CD  1968. Bonus track on CD reissue of 1968 LP.    2:05:51 ()
The Silence  Julie September   Options VA: Incredible Sound Show Stories, Vol. 5 - Yellow Street Bouitique  Dig the Fuzz  1996  LP  1966. Pre-John's Children. For our absent hostess this morning.    2:09:32 ()
Andwella's Dream  Midday Sun   Options Love and Poetry  Lightning Tree  2006  CD  1969    2:12:09 ()
Crazy World of Arthur Brown  Time / Confusion   Options The Crazy World of Arthur Brown  Track  1968  LP      2:15:52 ()
Who  Faith in Something Bigger   Options Odds & Sods  MCA   1998  CD  1968. unreleased until this LP's release in 1974.    2:21:12 ()
Electric Prunes  Holy Are You   Options Release Of An Oath  Collector's Choice  2006  CD  1968    2:24:18 ()
Steve Miller Band  The Beauty of Time Is That It's Snowing (Psychedelic B.B.)   Options VA: Ah Feel Like Ahcid: 24 American Psychedelic Artefacts from the EMI Vaults  EMI  2007  CD  1968. Originally from the band's first LP "Children of the Future."    2:28:30 ()
 
Black Hollies  When It's Time To Come Down   Options Somewhere Between Here and Nowhere  Ernest Jenning Record Co.  2013  LP    *   2:39:03 ()
Ride   Polar Bear   Options Nowhere  Reprise  1990  CD      2:44:08 ()
Kevin Morby  Miles, Miles, Miles   Options Harlem River  Woodsist  2013  LP    *   2:48:57 ()
Boris Manco & Kaygisizlar  Flower Of Love   Options VA: Hava Narghile - Turkish Rock Music 1966-1975  Dionysus  2001  CD  1968    2:53:28 ()
 

Listener comments!

  Thu. 1/30/14 3:02am P-90:

Good Morning Mike.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/30/14 3:03am fred:

Good morning Mike and P-90
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 3:11am Mike Sin:

Hey! Good morning!
  Thu. 1/30/14 3:17am P-90:

Thanks for holding down the fort for Julie. Off to a good start with Spirit et al.
Avatar Thu. 1/30/14 3:20am SmokinJ:

Mornin' Mike & all! Wide awake and ready to rock! ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 3:30am mauri:

Good morning Mike and Everyone. A sunny cold cold day ahead again.
  Thu. 1/30/14 3:43am steve // Reykjavik City:

morning, great selection in that first set, starting my workday up nicely
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 3:48am Mike Sin:

I am stone cold mellow.
  Thu. 1/30/14 3:48am hog:

great stuff... thank you!
  Thu. 1/30/14 3:56am John W:

Thanks for braving the cold and dark to do this show!
  Thu. 1/30/14 3:57am Julie:

Syd Barrett! Party Faithful! What a great show this is, Mike <3
  Thu. 1/30/14 3:58am P-90:

*gasp*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 4:10am Mike Sin:

Folks, these tracks are dedicated to my seasonal affective disorder!
Avatar Thu. 1/30/14 4:11am pierre:

Bonjour Mike Sin, and listeners extraordinaires !
Avatar Thu. 1/30/14 4:17am Joe B:

Show sounding great Mike! Wow lord john, havent heard them in a while.
  Thu. 1/30/14 4:24am P-90:

@ Mellow Mike S.: this time of night is perfect for those longer-than-2:49 tracks, and the darker, depressing ones too
  Thu. 1/30/14 4:24am marmalade kitty:

ciao! mike and sinners
  Thu. 1/30/14 4:25am P-90:

Ciao, Kitty!
  Thu. 1/30/14 4:25am Julie:

yes that first album is terrific!
  Thu. 1/30/14 4:27am P-90:

C'mon, Mike, Genesis were brilliant all the way until Steve Hacket left in the late 70's
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 4:32am Mike Sin:

Hey, I'm on board with Genesis, but... up until Peter Gabriel left.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 4:32am Mike Sin:

Thanks for commenting folks!
  Thu. 1/30/14 4:32am Julie:

I happen to think Wind & Wuthering is a fine (post Gabriel) album, but I am loving the oldest best
Avatar Thu. 1/30/14 4:35am Maco:

Really enjoying the playlist, Mya from France.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 4:39am Mike Sin:

Thanks Maco! Hey Joe ! . Hey Julie! Hey p-90! Hello Pierre!
  Thu. 1/30/14 4:45am coalhard:

If only there was a way to put heat in a can --they could call it Canned Heat
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 4:46am Mike Sin:

Hi Marmalade Kitty! Coalhard - thanks for checking in.
  Thu. 1/30/14 4:52am marmalade kitty:

early beatles!
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:10am coalhard:

great show Mike--I live in West Virginia up late to keep the fire going and I don't even have a fireplace !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:11am Matt from Springfield:

All right Mike! Nice tunes for this early chilly morning!
Party Faithful, Syd, Genesis, Tim Buckley...serious Julie overlap here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:12am Matt from Springfield:

"Frozen Mind", Group 1850...sounds like an expedition freezing to death, cannibalism optional!!

Morning Coalhard, Kitty and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:16am Mike Sin:

Hi Matt!
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:19am P-90:

Eine sehr gute frühen Morgen, um Sie @Matt von Schprinngfeld!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:20am Matt from Springfield:

Arthur Brown and his Crazy World, classic.

@Mike: One time Julie looked at her set and observed it was becoming like Mike Sin - I told her to just add a bit of rock organ, and she would be there! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:21am Matt from Springfield:

Und guten Mittag, P-90!
But, you gotta do it fred von helsing style, Matt von SchprinngfeldT! ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:22am Matt from Springfield:

Why is it so cold out here?!?! And now BURNIN HOT!! :D
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:22am P-90:

und ja, Mike Sin Musik hat viel mit Julie Musik
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:23am coalhard:

••-<<<-I had to put me ozzy sunglasses on my computer screen getting intense
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:29am coalhard:

didn't mean to be ozzy--just have a pair like his
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:31am P-90:

...truly no prune like an Electric Prune
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:31am Matt from Springfield:

What a psychedelic Mass! They did "Kyrie Eleison" of course, but what a trip to hear other such songs from the Prunes!
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:31am coalhard:

glasses I mean
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:32am Matt from Springfield:

@coalhard: Like Lennon sunglasses, real psych look to them?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:33am Mike Sin:

re: "Electric Prunes"
Yes, the David Axelrod version. Latin Christian mass in '68. Jewish Yom Kippur prayer in '69.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:35am Matt from Springfield:

Wow, that's cool! Acid and prayer just have that synchronicity.

An' Ah Feel Like sum Ahcid rat 'bout naw! Hard to believe Steve Miller Band started out like *this*!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:39am Matt from Springfield:

Okay, different "Prunes" then the original lineup. But in rock the "legal entity" status can often be like that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:43am Matt from Springfield:

This new Black Hollies sounds great -- this one has a Turtles vibe to it.
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:45am coalhard:

I 'm going to stick around for Meghans show--never heard it but it's on WFMU welcome mat
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:45am Meghan:

awwww, I don't want to scroll because the fox is so cute....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:47am Matt from Springfield:

You'll enjoy it, coalhard!
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:50am coalhard:

I know fox is cute but the poor mouse had gas happens to best of us
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:55am coelacanth:

Okay i just turned on about 10 songs ago but by that & looking at the playlist i'm deciding that i need to check out some Mike Sin archives. I know you did have a regular show but it was not harmonious to my "schedule" & i barely ever heard it.
I really appreciate the seldom-heard herd and the information you present...And i obviously missed some rare gems.
Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:56am Matt from Springfield:

Wow, nice Turkrok!
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:57am coalhard:

we are both from the cambrium period coelacanth
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/30/14 5:58am Guido (Cologne):

Hi just logged in.
Just found Group 1850 on the playlist.
those bonus-single-tracks are so awesome!
  Thu. 1/30/14 5:58am P-90:

So a fox, a mouse, and a coelacanth walk into a snowbank...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/30/14 5:59am Matt from Springfield:

Have a Narghile!
Thanks for an always great fill in! Mike Sin hits a bullseye again!

Have a great Thursday, everyone!
  Thu. 1/30/14 6:00am P-90:

Thanks so much, you did good by Julie, Mike S.
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