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Options January 5, 2015: Best Of 2014

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Artist Track Album Year Approx. start time
 
Some Favorite Songs
Scott Walker + Sunn O)))  Brando (excerpt)   Options Soused  2014  0:01:12 ()
Holly Hunt  Prometheus   Options Prometheus  2014  0:04:25 ()
Tony Allen  Go Back (feat. Damon Albarn)   Options Film Of Life  2014  0:13:58 ()
Kelis  Jerk Ribs   Options Food  2014  0:20:26 ()
Excepter  Maids   Options Familiar  2014  0:24:34 ()
Elysian Fields  Channeling   Options For House Cats and Sea Fans  2014  0:28:08 ()
 
 
Best Albums Of 2014 (Not Ranked)
Bohren & Der Club of Gore  Ganz Leise Kommt Die Nacht   Options Piano Nights  2014  0:38:27 ()
Current 93  Those Flowers Grew   Options I Am The Last Of All the Field That Fell  2014  0:46:42 ()
Multicult  Particle Shower   Options Variable Impulse  2014  0:55:29 ()
Eyehategod  Quitter's Offensive   Options Eyehategod  2014  0:57:56 ()
Godflesh  Shut Me Down   Options World Lit Only By Fire  2014  1:01:39 ()
Jute Gyte  Endless Moths Swimming   Options Vast Chains  2014  1:06:00 ()
Dion McGregor  Vivian's Hat   Options Dreaming Like Mad  2014  1:13:46 ()
Carsick Cars  Wild Grass   Options 3  2014  1:15:52 ()
Caustic Window  Fingertrips   Options Caustic Window  2014  1:19:48 ()
Kool Keith  Woman You The Best   Options Teddy Bass Presents Kool Keith  2014  1:23:59 ()
Electric Citizen  Beggar's Need   Options Sateen  2014  1:28:00 ()
The Oath  Silk Road   Options The Oath  2014  1:32:11 ()
Earthless Meets Heavy Blanket  Paradise In A Purple Sky (Excerpt)   Options In A Dutch Haze  2014  1:36:19 ()
Thou  Into The Marshland   Options Heathen  2014  1:42:11 ()
Cannibal Corpse  A Skeletal Domain   Options A Skeletal Domain  2014  1:49:08 ()
Mutilation Rites  Contaminate   Options Harbinger  2014  1:52:45 ()
Winterfylleth  Foundations Of Ash   Options The Divination Of Antiquity  2014  1:57:18 ()
Yob  Marrow (Excerpt)   Options Clearing The Path To Ascend  2014  2:03:28 ()
 
 
Top 10 Best Albums Of 2014
English Heretic  The Alchemist Of Saltdean   Options The Underworld Service  2014  2:15:41 ()
Shellac  Riding Bikes   Options Dude Incredible  2014  2:19:36 ()
AC/DC  Play Ball   Options Rock Or Bust  2014  2:25:01 ()
Lecherous Gaze  End Rising   Options Zeta Reticuli Blues  2014  2:27:44 ()
Blonde Redhead  No More Honey   Options Barragán  2014  2:30:49 ()
Longmont Potion Castle  Helicopter Cannon   Options Longmont Potion Castle 11  2014  2:33:40 ()
Run The Jewels  Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck) (feat. Zack De La Rocha)   Options Run The Jewels 2  2014  2:36:32 ()
Jane Jupiter  All I Need (ft. King Chip)   Options DUSK2DAWN: The Diary of Jane Jupiter  2014  2:40:27 ()
Zola Jesus  Dangerous Days   Options Taiga  2014  2:43:39 ()
Floor  Find Away   Options Oblation  2014  2:48:07 ()
Floor  Shadowline   Options Oblation  2014  2:51:15 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:02am Marcel M:

Hello imaginary 2015
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:02am Marcel M:

Or should I say, imaginary tracks from 14'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:03am common:

chris, marcel, all!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 9:04am Chris M.:

good morning time for the greatest hits
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:07am DCE:

morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:07am Cheri Pi:

Back in the saddle again, Heeya Chrissem and friends
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:07am DCE:

nice Caprice
  Mon. 1/5/15 9:13am ?:

Happy new years! Ready for the nonstop hit block!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 9:15am pierre:

BONJOUR WFMU
BONNE ANNÉE RADIO FAMILY !

(back from the holidays)
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 9:15am Chris M.:

wow sorry about that
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:16am common:

hey all yoos!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:16am Cheri Pi:

I'm back too Pierre! I'm trying to remember how to do my job.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:16am DCE:

I thought that was Damon
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:18am Marcel M:

Yo common! First full day of work since Dec 19. I'm unsure of how to proceed with the day.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 9:18am PeterRarebit:

Damon Albarn: Mad barn loan.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 9:19am SeanG:

Hola Folks! 2015 holy shit
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:19am Andrew Waterloo:

This Tony Allen album is really awesome.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 9:21am V Priceless:

Happy Newbie, Chris M. and all I missed last week!
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 9:21am SeanG:

barely sentient at the library job too
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 9:24am pierre:

ça va Cheri Pi ? how was the passing of the year?

I discovered that we're closer to 2030 than 2000.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:25am Cheri Pi:

I had a wonderful passing of the year, I believe that 2015 will be one of the best.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:25am bobdoesthings:

goodmorning
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:26am Marcel M:

Morning Bob
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:27am bobdoesthings:

hey
  Mon. 1/5/15 9:27am ans:

so far the playlist fits wonderfully well with the grey clouded foggy weather here
  Mon. 1/5/15 9:33am blee:

Great morning, everybody! Oatmeal will be done in 10 minutes. Time to get up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:33am common:

trying to recall how to do my job, also. ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:35am Marcel M:

Oh man if ONLY he really would recreate them live with a Uke...
  Mon. 1/5/15 9:39am KP:

I walked to Union Square and waited for the ball to drop
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:41am Marcel M:

Musta been waitin' a bit KP
  Mon. 1/5/15 9:42am KP:

Uh yeah, where is that thing
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 9:44am GeesyCreesy:

Morning. lovely show, as usual, and another beautiful playlist art piece. While I don't miss snow, I do miss images like that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:46am Greg from Bloomfield:

Happy New Year, gang! Good to be back.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 9:47am onemanclapping:

Loving the playlist
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:51am Marcel M:

@KP: I think its always at 42nd St between New Utrecht Ave and Ft. Hamilton Pkwy
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 9:53am pierre:

not sure I ever knew how to do mine (job)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:54am Cheri Pi:

LOL^
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 9:55am common:

i'm with you, pierre!
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 9:58am Rev. Turnip Druid:

what the hell am i anymore?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 9:59am Cheri Pi:

What he said. PAPPPS!
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:02am PKNY:

Happy 2015 everybody! This EHG track is so necessary right about now. Think I'd have to put this as my fav record of '14.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:13am Fashion Tashjian:

Thanks for making my office job even more peculiar!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 10:17am Cheri Pi:

Clicksick Clicks
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:19am Chris M.:

what's everyone's predictions for favorites of 2015?

- new band
- cloud shape
- color of the year
- historical romance subject
- scarf pattern

please answer in that order
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:24am Chris M.:

2015: techno tiger, parallelogram, orange pip, six day war, damask
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 10:25am Cheri Pi:

I'm still thinking about it...
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:26am Claw!:

-Favorite new band has not been invented yet. I forsee lots of washboards and theremins, however.
-best cloud shape will resemble the "boot" mcnugget
-color will be baby poop
-historical romance subject will be old venerial diseases
-scarf pattern will be reverse houndstooth
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:26am Sem Chumbo:

The Kayne Odd Duo Thing, trilby, aluminum, Mary Todd Lincoln, paisley.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 10:26am Marcel M:

Will we be hearing Flexington? Been rockin' that one hard at home.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:27am Claw!:

Hi, everyone, btw. hahah
Happy New year!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:28am Chris M.:

@Marcel M: Flexington belongs in the favorite songs category but sadly, i left it in my other pants.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:28am ottovonbqe:

I think you should play Flexington again this week!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:29am Claw!:

YEAH, Electric Citizen!
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:30am Rev. Turnip Druid:

-stöatmeal
-penrose tile
-cold grey
-emperor norton + multiple lady puppets
-tv static
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:31am Rev. Turnip Druid:

"multiple lady puppets" = alternate for the cloud pattern as well.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:32am Rev. Turnip Druid:

...actually, hell, "multiple lady puppets" could work for any of 'em but the color.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 10:32am Marcel M:

@Chris M: Ah, makes sense. I can't imagine the other songs flex so hard.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:35am V Priceless:

hey Claw! ! Happy Year of Newness to you!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:35am pierre:

- new band
- perfect sphere
- yellow canary and grey by the end of the year
- a story about pirates
- sand
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:37am Claw!:

Thanks, V! I was MIA for the past couple weeks, but I have returned. :) Hope you enjoyed the holidays!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 10:41am AndrewC.:

Chris - Just got done listening to your Christmas spectacular - That is officially my last festive activity until next December. Thanks!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:43am Chris M.:

@AndrewC.: you say that now but in July you'll be listening to it again!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:44am Claw!:

@ AndrewC - And what a Christmas Spectacular it was! So good.

I watched Bad Santa last night and laughed my ass off. That was my last festive activity of the season.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 10:45am Marcel M:

I think I saw these dudes at the Leonard St. Knitting Factory around when they first formed, opening for Sunn
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:46am V Priceless:

@ Claw! Thanx - yeah, your absence was conspicuous, but understandable given the seasonal obligations. Many of the 'regulars' were MIA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 10:48am AndrewC.:

I admit I could easily be tempted to listen to that Mark Lanegan carol again. Whatever the season.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:49am Claw!:

Yeah, V, it was a crazy hectic time. Glad I wasn't the only one to go missing. I was still listening, but I was being too social to be present on the comment boards. :-P It's good to be past all the holiday madness and back to normal again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 10:51am Marcel M:

Great show, gotta archive rest later. Thanks Chris.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:52am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Ideal sounds for the first monday back at th'desk in ages.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:52am Chris M.:

if you leave now you'll miss Prince & Third Eye Girl in the #1 spot
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 10:53am Chris M.:

coming up soon: Taylor Swift
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 10:56am Sem Chumbo:

promises, promises.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:02am Claw!:

Are you threatening us, Sir?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 11:03am bobdoesthings:

Taylor Swift!! .. on a backwards spinning table at the wrong speed?!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:04am Chris M.:

@Claw!: 2 words: Doctor Punishment is standing by.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:05am Chris M.:

let's see who will get comment 100 this week. will it be you? idk maybe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 11:07am Andrew Waterloo:

maybe not me
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 11:07am SeanG:

I'm ready for some Taylor Swift
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 11:09am Andrew Waterloo:

As long as it's not Taylor Swift slowed down with reverb added to make it sound like Sigur Ros.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 11:09am SeanG:

beefheart
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:12am Claw!:

Do your worst, Chris. I ain't scurred.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:14am Mugsy:

First time listening to you Chris M kick ass set today.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:16am Chris M.:

thanks Mugsy!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:19am pierre:

what 'old' band is going to become trendy and consider cool again in 2015, so much, that 'true' and 'original' lover of the said band will be angry seeing all the kids digging their favourite band that "nobody use to like but them" ?
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:19am pierre:

and what was that band in 2014 ?
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:24am Dean:

Bay City Rollers (2015), and The Beatles (2014)
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:24am ottovonbqe:

Spin Doctors was 2014 I think.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:25am Fuzzy:

I love this band -- Steve Buscemi is a musical genius!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:26am efd:

I would have been disappointed if AC/DC hadn't been included in this set. Just picked up the album myself over the weekend!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:26am Chris M.:

this track goes out to @efd
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:27am SmokinJ:

Nice set Chris...
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:27am Dean:

Nobody used to like AC/DC but me until last year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:27am Cecile:

Did you like the Primordial album? I thought it was pretty great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:28am Cecile:

Yeah, right, Dean.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:28am ottovonbqe:

I still don't like ACDC.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:28am Cecile:

Fuzzy, hahahahha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:29am Cecile:

no law says you have to, otto.
But Dean overstates his case.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 11:29am V Priceless:

this L Gaze was one of the best for '14. So was the record by The Skull, in my humble.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:29am Chris M.:

it is actually a law now.
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:29am Dean:

My bad. I meant A/CD/C.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 11:29am Rev. Turnip Druid:

I remember clearly the winter of 1980, after a certain AC/DC record came out. All classmates were on that thing like starving mad beasts. It was pretty amusing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:30am Cecile:

hahahahha Dean.
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 11:31am Rev. Turnip Druid:

I learned to respect AC/DC much more when i started visualizing the muppet Elmo as the vocalist. The sonic resemblance isn't just uncanny, it's damned hilarious.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:31am Cecile:

Pierre, I predict a Pablo Cruise revival.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:33am pierre:

taking notes on those revivals
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:33am Cecile:

Also, Mountain.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:33am ottovonbqe:

I started to really respect ACDC when I heard them extend the pun of Balls / Balls into an entire pun filled song. So droll.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:34am Cecile:

And Boney M.
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:34am Dean:

You're thinking of Accept, ottovonbqe.
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:34am Dean:

Georg Philipp Telemann in 2015!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:35am Cecile:

hahhahaha. Dean.
No, "Big Balls" is a pretty silly song. But anything about rocking sung by Bon Scott pretty much is great in my universe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:35am Cecile:

Mantovani in '17.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:36am Mugsy:

Agree Cecile Happy New Year
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:36am Cecile:

same to you, mugsy!
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:37am Claw!:

YEEEEAAAAH!
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 11:38am Chris from DC:

Billy Idol, since he's already playing hockey games and whatnot.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:38am Claw!:

hahah, nice, Chris. ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 11:38am bobdoesthings:

awwwwwyeeehhhh
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:39am Cecile:

is there an instrumental of this? Great groove. Dodgy message.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:39am Cecile:

there is. Awesome.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:40am Fuzzy:

Billy Idol has a new album out and is kickinng off a tour in Nawlins this year.
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:42am Dean:

Traveling Wilburys due for a revival.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:44am Chris M.:

album of the year coming up next. will it surprise you? i doubt it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:45am Cecile:

Is Neon Trees?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:45am Cecile:

Neil Diamond?
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:45am ottovonbqe:

Dean, I've been noticing the TW thing too. I've mentioned to a few people and they are like wow, Handle me with Care is so good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:45am Cecile:

Sam Smith?
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:45am pierre:

funny, I had recently listen to Boney M and thought that a revival will occur, I did not theorized it, but it came through my mind
Avatar    Mon. 1/5/15 11:45am Sem Chumbo:

Annette something?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 11:46am Greg from Bloomfield:

Love this jam. You should sing it at the Hoof 'n' Mouth, Chris.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:46am Chris M.:

thanks for beliebing in me, Greg
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:46am Cecile:

Yeah, Annette Something.

Oh! It's gotta be the new Garth Brooks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:49am Mike East:

A few weeks back I was jamming on some Harrison tunes with a friend. He didn't know any of the songs I was playing, so I quickly learned "Handle With Care", which was more his speed. You may be right, Dean.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:50am common:

great set, chris!
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:54am Dean:

Geez, I was joking about TW.

Floor sounds like Helmet. Maybe 2015 will be the year of bands with one-word names of ordinary objects. Doorknob. Jar. Filter. Trunk. Toothpick. Pants.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:55am common:

ha! dean. potholder.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:55am Cecile:

Filter was already a band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 11:56am bobdoesthings:

Thanks Chris!! great show
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:56am Mike East:

I got that you were joking...but seriously, I can see it.
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:56am Dean:

Potholder is terrific. I kinda thought Filter'd been taken even as I typed it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:57am Cecile:

Potholder is a keeper.
Avatar Mon. 1/5/15 11:57am Claw!:

Thanks Chris!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/5/15 11:57am Greg from Bloomfield:

Hey man, nice show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:58am Cecile:

hahahhaha, greg
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:58am Mike East:

Also, I hope you will all listen to the new record by my band "Pants"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/5/15 11:59am Mike East:

its called "One Leg at a Time"
  Mon. 1/5/15 11:59am ?:

Chris, thanks for the 2015 year in review.
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