Options JA In The AM with John Allen: Playlist from April 2, 2014 Options

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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
karl ratzer  isreala   Options in serach of the ghost  vanguard  1978  LP  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
medico doktor vibes  liter thru dorker vibes   Options liter thru dorker vibes  companion records  2013  LP  0:18:30 (Pop‑up)
scott fraser  azan   Options architecture  fun music  1988  LP  0:22:21 (Pop‑up)
decimus    10  further  2014  LP  0:29:17 (Pop‑up)
julie byrne  piano   Options rooms with walls and windows  orindal  2014  LP  0:43:27 (Pop‑up)
kaja draksler  the lives of many others   Options the lives of many others  clean feed  2014  CD  0:45:02 (Pop‑up)
decibel plays lucier  hands   Options still and moving lines  pogus  2014  CD  0:50:20 (Pop‑up)
jon collin  high water   Options high peak selections  no label  2012  LP  1:14:42 (Pop‑up)
neil harpe  shake it & break it   Options s/t  adelphi  1972  LP  1:24:24 (Pop‑up)
furry lewis  furry's blues   Options         1:28:44 (Pop‑up)
sid selvidge  many a mile   Options the cold of the morning  omnivore  1976/2014  CD  1:35:24 (Pop‑up)
bob frank  return to skid row joe   Options s/t  light in the attic  1972/2014  LP  1:39:12 (Pop‑up)
doug paisley  what's up is down   Options strong feelings  no quarter  2014  CD  1:41:40 (Pop‑up)
hiss golden messenger  straw man red sun river gold   Options bad debt  paradise of bachelors  2014  LP  1:47:07 (Pop‑up)
angel olsen  lights out   Options burn your fire for no witness  jagjaguwar  2014  LP  1:51:06 (Pop‑up)
the renderers  a million lights   Options measured strychnine invitations  exiled  2014  LP  1:56:17 (Pop‑up)
cameron michal nichols-rage  wish upon burt lahr   Options let's play  readymade tapes  2014  CD  2:01:16 (Pop‑up)
pulse emitter            2:05:30 (Pop‑up)
new bums  your bullshit   Options voices in a rented room  drag city  2014  LP  2:12:31 (Pop‑up)
tony molina  breakin' up   Options   matador  2014  7"  2:16:02 (Pop‑up)
lee ranaldo y los dust  zarzas y arbustos   Options   El Segell del Primavera  2014  7"  2:17:31 (Pop‑up)
richard youngs  insomniac takeover   Options regions of the old school  mie  2014  LP  2:21:21 (Pop‑up)
multiple man  surface roads   Options   major crimes  2014  7"  2:35:45 (Pop‑up)
Giuseppe Ielasi & Andrew Pekler  yalta   Options holiday for sampler  planam  2014  LP  2:40:28 (Pop‑up)
daniele brusaschetto  la deriva   Options rapida e indolore  bosco  2014  CD  2:43:07 (Pop‑up)
sympathy nervous  cold weather   Options automaticism  minimal wave  2011  LP  2:45:29 (Pop‑up)
faith global  slaves to this   Options the same mistakes  survival  1983  LP  2:53:51 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 🎃 Wed. 4/2/14 6:12am Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, John Allen, and good morning. Mr. Ratzer is in fine form this am.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/2/14 6:28am AndrewC.:

Hi all, This week I've been buying Mickey Newbury vinyl on ebay. Just waiting for the post now.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 6:30am bibi:

hi all.
nice, this fraser track was exactly not like getting trapped in a stuffed bear for 13 days.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 6:34am John Allen:

andrew, here's one rarely seen, since his stuff was not kept in print into the 80s. Go for it/ let me know how it s www.discogs.com...
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 6:36am John Allen:

wow, how does that guy pee inside the bear?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 6:41am bibi:

i like where this track goes.
he got some pee box. and a 'solid' version of it.
he s cheating, he got some books.
so weird to see people hanging around next to the bear...
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 6:43am John Allen:

somehow the thrill of standing right up close to a bear is lost knowing some conceptual guy is hanging inside. I guess that's part of the point, but still...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/2/14 6:44am AndrewC.:

Thanks John, I might just do that.
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 4/2/14 6:45am Sem Chumbo:

@bibi: oh, oh. Looks like a whole new category opening up for the Guinness people: longest stay inside a stuffed....giraffe, for instance.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 6:49am bibi:

@sem true, you ve been stuck in these few giraffe pixels for ages. from my point of view at least.
  Wed. 4/2/14 6:49am Emile:

Hey John. Allen-heads.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 6:49am bibi:

fyi, he s making some tea now.
ok, john, i stop it now. i promise.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 7:51am Alessia:

That looks boring as hell. If I was him I would pass the time pranking people around and trying to scare the shit out of them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 4/2/14 8:42am maestroso:

G'morning JA, been listening and enjoying the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/2/14 8:42am common:

good tunes for a crappy morn. hello everybody!
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 4/2/14 8:45am Sem Chumbo:

JA, your show's has been a fine counterpoint to the rather dreary tasks at hand here. Thanks very much:)
  Wed. 4/2/14 8:57am Paul-berlin:

Faith global?!?! U must be a genius! I thought i was the only person on the planet with this album!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 9:01am John Allen:

hah. sorta spotty LP, but that track is my favorite
  Wed. 4/2/14 9:08am Paul-berlin:

True, but i had to get it back in the day due to the Ultravox (original line up, of course) connection.
Avatar Fri. 4/4/14 5:09am guglielm:

This is <A Shadow and Its Shadow> by the Renderers, not <Million Lights>
Avatar Fri. 4/4/14 6:07am guglielm:

And the Sympathy Nervous track is <Cabaret Voltaire>, not <Cold Weather>
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