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September 9, 2014 Options
Welcome to Ethiosoulpia
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
James Brown 
Cold Sweat (pt. 1)   Options b/w Cold Sweat (pt. 2)
(King 1967)

Muluken Mellesse  Jemeregne   Options The Great Unknown
Ayalèw Mèsfin  Lene Antchi Bitcha Nesh   Options Assiyo Bellema:
Golden Years of Modern Ethiopian Music
(Mississippi )
Gétachèw Mèkurya  Song #8   Options Gétachèw Mèkurya

Talkover Music:
Les Frères Smith 
La Marche Des Smith   Options Beyond Addis:
Contemporary Jazz & Funk Inspired By Ethiopian Sounds from the '70s

Ali Birra  Ammalele   Options Ammalele
Girma Bèyènè  Yebeqagnal   Options Ethiopian Soul and Groove:
Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol. 1
Hailu Mergia & the Walias w/Mulatu Astatqé  Lomi Tera-tera   Options Tche Belew
( 1977)
Bezunèsh Bèkèlè  Aho Gedawo   Options Greatest Hits

Talkover Music:
Akalé Wubé 
Jawa Jawa (alt take)   Options Beyond Addis:
Contemporary Jazz & Funk Inspired By Ethiopian Sounds from the '70s

Krar Collective  Welaita   Options Ethiopia Super Krar
Tirudel Zenebe  Gue   Options New Ethiopian Dance Music
(Terp )
Massinko (DJ Mengie & DJ XL Yafet)  Tew Maneh   Options Volume 1

Closing Theme:
Specks Williams 
We Gave the Drummer Some   Options b/w Specks Blues
(Jax 196?)

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:43pm Gary:

Yay!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:45pm Doug Schulkind:

Just read your comment backwards, yraG!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:46pm Gary:

!yaY
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:47pm Doug Schulkind:

aY!y (like I said, a bumpy ride).
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:54pm Gary:

Hey, whoa--a commercial!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:54pm listener james from westwood:

The Masque of the Red Orchestra!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:56pm Doug Schulkind:

A short story by Èdgar Allèn Poè!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:58pm ndbob:

evening Doug and everyone!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 5:59pm Doug Schulkind:

Hello, ndbob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:02pm davex:

Good evening Doug and y'all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:02pm northguineahills:

Hiya Doug, can't stay long, time eating!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:03pm Doug Schulkind:

Yo yo yo, davex and NGH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:04pm Stanley:

Woo! I'm up late (its 11pm here) and I'm digging it.
Hi Doug and listeners.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:04pm listener james from westwood:

Already loving this.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:05pm Doug Schulkind:

This will help you wind down after a long day in the cotton fields, Stanley!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:06pm davex:

Hey Stanley, just past midnight here - perfect time for these great sounds, actually.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:07pm glenn:

hello, sweeties.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:07pm Doug Schulkind:

It is 1:07AM in Addis Ababa right now. Even perfecter!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 9/9/14 6:07pm Jeff:

Play that funky music... you know the rest.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:09pm Doug Schulkind:

Everything I play gwon by funky, Jeff. Except when I play Gwar.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:09pm Doug Schulkind:

Hiya glenn!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:10pm glenn:

gwar ain't funky?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:10pm Stanley:

@davex - I see you must be in Continental Europe.

and Doug we're down in the Spandex fields now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:11pm Artie:

Ababa Ababa Ababa Ababa!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:11pm glenn:

i thought youse guys would like to know that mike tyson visited jubilation t. crackpipe at toronto city hall today.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:11pm Gary:

Where's the "Extreme Like" button?
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:12pm Doug Schulkind:

Artie at the Partie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:13pm Artie:

Ima Getachew, Drummers!!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:13pm glenn:

news.nationalpost.com...
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:13pm Doug Schulkind:

Funny you should say that, Artie. Keep eyes/ears on next sèlection.
  Tue. 9/9/14 6:17pm Dean:

For some reason I flashed on Woody Allen's "Zelig." My mind's eye can see him there playing clarinet in that jpg, just to the drummer's left.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:17pm Doug Schulkind:

I wrote a little something about Mr. Mekurya in my Favorites of 2003 piece: wfmu.org...
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:18pm Gary:

Jesus, this saxophone thing is off the charts!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:18pm ndbob:

this is great Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:19pm Artie:

Divine
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:20pm davex:

What everyone else said!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:24pm Doug Schulkind:

I think maybe you just had a mini-stroke, Dean.
  Tue. 9/9/14 6:25pm Dean:

It's possible. My hearing is intermittent lately, but weirdly only when I'm listening to WFMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:27pm Stanley:

Doug - is this Ali Birra chap from Sudan?
I kinda recognise the style
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:28pm Doug Schulkind:

Maybe your ears are wearing their WFMU mittens, Dean.

No, Stanley. All Ethiopian tonight.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:31pm Doug Schulkind:

My new saying:

Ethiopian Bass Players Have More Fun
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:31pm Stanley:

Ah, I see.
The music floats down the Blue Nile.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:33pm Doug Schulkind:

No paddle necessary.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:35pm Doug Schulkind:

GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO PROGRAMMING ALERT...
Jèssè Kamínsky is up next — in 25 minutes — with Kaminsky Kamoutsky. His playlist page is hèrè: wfmu.org...
  Tue. 9/9/14 6:37pm Dean:

Apropos not of today's show, but of other GTDS programs, this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/opinions/wp/2014/08/08/all-that-jazz-isnt-all-that-great/ Discuss.

(There went that intermittent hearing problem again. The stream, as distinct from the Nile, is cutting out.)
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:39pm Doug Schulkind:

Anyone else having stream problems? It has been spottier than usual this week. I believe it is a WFMU connectivity issue. My connection in to the stream has been solid.

Dean, I thought that Washington Post piece was merely a massive bit of trolling. I didn't go for the bait.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:40pm ndbob:

not today Doug
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:41pm davex:

Stream working well in Saxony.
  Tue. 9/9/14 6:44pm Dean:

Must depart, alas. I plan soon to print out a few years' of DS's favorites and head to the vinyl shop. (I always pass up that Roswell Rudd, for the very reason DS states.) Beautiful afternoon (where I sit) sounds today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:44pm Carmichael:

OK, Doug finally got a chance to dial in. Sounds Africa-y!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:46pm Gary:

No streaming problems here
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:46pm Doug Schulkind:

If you ever do encounter stream problems, the first thing to do is curse like a sailor at high volume. If that doesn't help, maybe try stopping-and-starting your device while cursing like a sailor at high volume.

Cheers to you, Dean!

You are correct-y, Carmichael!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:47pm listener james from westwood:

First political poll of the season, from Cory Booker's campaign. Plan to vote for him, although he's confirmed my fear that by entering the Senate, we in NJ would hear less from and about him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:47pm Holly in NC:

Hi Doug & all other friends!

Not listening as can't at the moment but thinking of y'all, will catch up later tonight.

:-)

BTW, Ethiopiques series changed my (listening) life.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:49pm Gary:

Again, Jesus! BHO!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:50pm Carmichael:

Gary, are you connected to AmericaOffLine? Sorry to hear you're not hearing.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:51pm Gary:

Carmichael, that was not in reference to sound going out. it was in reference to awesome sounds going in (my ears)
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:52pm Gary:

BHO = Blow Head Off
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:52pm Doug Schulkind:

Hèllo Holly in NC!

(I hope you're all not tired of me putting grave accents on all my eeeees, cause I'm not going to stop! Èvèr.)
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:53pm Doug Schulkind:

I've got a track by BHO here somewhere, Gary. Gimme a minute. I mean, a minutè.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:55pm Jeff Golick:

Hi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:55pm davex:

This has been particularly excellent!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:55pm Doug Schulkind:

Jèff Golick!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:56pm Jeff Golick:

That's Jèffré, if you please.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/9/14 6:56pm Carmichael:

OK good, Gary!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:57pm Doug Schulkind:

If you all are very nice and sweet, I bet Jesse Kaminsky might keep Ethiopizing some more...

@Jeff Golick
As long as it's not Gèoffrèy!

Jesse here: wfmu.org...
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:58pm Doug Schulkind:

This music is making me very happy. Also, I made a zucchini lasagna and it's in the oven. Double happy.
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:59pm Doug Schulkind:

DOUBLÈ HAPPY!!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 6:59pm ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 7:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Thanks, ndbob and all!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 7:01pm listener james from westwood:

Smashing show, Doug! Enjoy the lasagna!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 7:01pm Jeff Golick:

Re that trolling WaPo thing, Ethan Iverson has a good response up on his blog...
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 7:01pm Gary:

So, so great -- thank you, Doug!
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 7:02pm Jeff Golick:

Actually, scratch that, was in response to different jazz trolling: dothemath.typepad.com...
Avatar Tue. 9/9/14 7:02pm Sonny Rollins:

So much jazz trolling lately.
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