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Playlist for 09 April 2015 Options | Friends are electric

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Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
A Tribe Called Red  Electric Pow Wow Drum   Options A Tribe Called Red  Electric Pow Wow 
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Twilight 22  Electric Kingdom   Options 12-inch single  Vanguard    0:04:02 ()
Kirsty MacColl  Walking Down Madison   Options Electric Landlady  IRS    0:08:19 ()
Beck  Clock   Options Odelay (deluxe edition)  DGC    0:12:22 ()
Dodo  Electric Love   Options Ultravenus  Freshly Squeezed    0:15:46 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Sounds of Tomorrow 
Future   Options Sounds of Tomorrow  RPM 
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0:19:18 ()
La Yegros  Trocitos de Madera   Options Trocitos de Madera EP  Dutty Artz    0:21:56 ()
Chicha Libre  Papageno Electrico   Options Canibalismo  Barbes    0:26:30 ()
Dogliotti  Buma Buruma   Options Candombe for Export / Candombe Liso  Vampisoul    0:29:24 ()
Bruck Haack  Saint Basil   Options Electronic Record for Children  Dimension 5    0:32:00 ()
Pedro Jairo Garces Y Su Guitarra Electrica  La Danza De La Chiva   Options Guitar Mood 2 : More Rare Instrumentals from the New and Olde Worlds  Repent    0:34:13 ()
YMCK  Pastel Candy wa akuma no sasa yaki   Options sonido uzumaki (various artists)  Music Related    0:36:12 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
George Harrison 
Under the Mersey Wall (excerpt)   Options Electronic Sounds  Zapple 
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0:38:12 ()
Electric Chairs  So Many Ways   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Safari    0:43:37 ()
Kim Fowley  Skin Deep, Electric Green   Options Michigan Babylon  Detroit Electric    0:47:11 ()
Wire  Joust & Jostle   Options Wire  Pink Flag    0:50:30 ()
Pointer Sisters  Automatic   Options Break Out  Planet    0:52:30 ()
Raymond Scott  Bendix 2 - The Tomorrow People   Options Manhattan Research, Inc.  Basta    0:58:07 ()
Laurie Anderson  For Electric Dogs   Options You're The Guy I Want To Share My Money With  Giorno Poetry Systems    0:58:12 ()
Bruce Haack  Program Me   Options Hush Little Robot  Normal/QDK    1:01:06 ()
The Android Sisters  Electronic Sheep   Options Best of  Em    1:02:15 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
George Harrison 
No Time or Space   Options Electronic Sound  Zapple 
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1:05:29 ()
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band  Electricity   Options Safe as Milk  Buddah    1:11:35 ()
The Plugz  Electrify Me   Options Electrify Me  Restless    1:14:35 ()
Jimmy Murphy  Electricity   Options Folk Music in America, Vol. 15 - Religious Music: Solo and Performance  Library of Congress    1:17:33 ()
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem  I'm Gonna Light Some Dynamite   Options Muppet Show Pilot: Sex and Violence      1:19:42 ()
Prince  The Cross   Options Sign o' the Times  Paisley Park / Warner Bros.    1:22:19 ()
Box Tops  Neon Rainbow   Options Super Hits  Bell    1:26:53 ()
Jesus  L'Electocute   Options Midnight Massiera - The B-Music Of Jean-Pierre Massiera  Finders Keepers    1:29:49 ()
The Utility Project  Do the Resurrection   Options #sadjacuzzi  Utility Project    1:32:34 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Arne Nordheim 
Poly Poly   Options Electric  Rune Grammofon    1:36:09 ()
Gary Numan & Tubeway Army  Are 'Friends' Electric?   Options Replicas  Atco 
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1:40:48 ()
Teen  Electric   Options In Limbo  Carpark    1:45:46 ()
Adrian Belew  Big Electric Cat   Options Desire of the Rhino King  Island    1:49:14 ()
Talking Heads  Drugs   Options Fear of Music  Sire    1:53:13 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
George Harrison 
No Time or Space   Options Electronic Sounds  Zapple    1:58:11 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Sounds of Tomorrow 
Future   Options Sounds of Tomorrow  RPM 
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1:58:28 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 4/9/15 10:33am doyle:

oh unkie fester....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 11:58am Michael:

Is this Professor Wagstaff's classroom?
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 11:59am ndbob:

afternoon Charlie and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 12:00pm bobdoesthings:

Hey Charlie!
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:02pm Charlie:

Hi Doyle (if you're still here), Hi Michael, Bobs ND and DoesThings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 12:03pm thatpatsmith:

Charlie!
  Thu. 4/9/15 12:04pm Listening Out There:

At Microsoft once, I saw a poster with Steve Balmer in it. Someone added to it in felt pen "Hey, kids...it's Uncle Fester!"
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:06pm Charlie:

Hi thatpat and Listening --
Had to google a pic of Balmer, but I see the resemblance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 12:11pm Carmichael:

Hiya Charlie. I was gonna ask how you would top Root Boy Slim from McGasko's show, but you did it quite well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 12:13pm Parq:

Hearing Kristy MaColl always makes me a little sad. All deaths before one's time are sad, but hers was practically murder. And she died in the act of saving her kid. Brutal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 12:15pm listener james from westwood:

In from the start, Chaz, but busy with various things. Happy to have Nothing while I'm busy doing!
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:17pm Charlie:

Hi Carm., Parq, LJfW --
Yes, Parq, her death was particularly sad.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:22pm Pseu Braun:

Tuning in now! Great to hear muh Chizz-mo! xo
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:26pm Charlie:

How-day, Pseu!
  Thu. 4/9/15 12:37pm Listening Out There:

Sounds like da Doopies...?
  Thu. 4/9/15 12:37pm Listening Out There:

(Wrong-o!)
  Thu. 4/9/15 12:41pm doyle:

i come and go! i'm a bdn butterfly
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 12:43pm Brian C.:

I like this George stuff!
  Thu. 4/9/15 12:45pm doyle:

is it just me or is fester dancing to this?
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:45pm Charlie:

Out There -- good call, though :)
Doyle -- gather some pollen hither and yon
Brian C -- me too.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:46pm Charlie:

Unk has got the beat, Doyle.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:46pm Charlie:

Post-Wayne County Electric Chairs split, btw.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 12:47pm Brian C.:

I used to have some speakers that lit up and flashed to the beat
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:48pm Charlie:

Now they've got an app for that, Brian.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 12:52pm steve:

i just finished We Got The Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of LA Punk. the writers of that book sure thought Kim Fowley was a creepy dude.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 12:53pm drr:

New Wire? Next you're gonna tell me The Sonics put out an album of new material and it's actually good.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:55pm Charlie:

from new Wire album, due out next week: pinkflag.greedbag.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 12:55pm listener james from westwood:

80s Pointer Sisters getting some love here. And on this side, too.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 12:56pm Charlie:

drr -- the last few Wire albums have been really great, actually.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 12:57pm Uncle Michael:

Digging the electric boogaloo, Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 1:02pm bobdoesthings:

the medium is the massage
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:02pm Oh Yes:

There's no such thing as too much Bruce Haack.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:03pm Charlie:

Now we have two Uncles here -- Michael and Fester!
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:03pm Charlie:

Oh Yes, you are correct.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:06pm Oh Yes:

+ I'll have to hunt down that Android Sisters album. I love the concept and I'm a sucker for anything Philip K. Dick-related.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 1:07pm Uncle Michael:

I tend to fester.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:12pm Charlie:

I'm a bit fetid myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:13pm Carmichael:

Yay, this is your Captain speaking. This is a great album.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:14pm βrian:

What happens when a bee eats beans?
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:15pm Charlie:

(I'll bite) What happens, Brian?
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:17pm βrian:

Dunno. It was a question scribbled on a found grocery list.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:18pm Mike East:

I've got some beans for lunch. No bees around, though.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:19pm βrian:

"Was you ever bit by a bee?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:20pm Oh Yes:

I've seen horses vomit, but I've never heard a bee fart.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:20pm Charlie:

I'm bringing home a baby bumblebee...
Avatar    Thu. 4/9/15 1:22pm Snortley:

When a bee eats beans, it goes from bee stings to bee stinks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 1:22pm Uncle Michael:

Brian's channeling Walter.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:22pm βrian:

@OYes: you may be on to something. "Safe as milk" was an item on that grocery list.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:22pm listener james from westwood:

Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem are that rare gift that keeps on giving as you grow up and revisit them after you first saw them as a grade schooler. Not everything keeps as well (not even everything from that show!).
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:24pm βrian:

Five espressos (esspressi?) so far today. Gotta feed that alien.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:25pm Charlie:

Hi, Janis, Floyd, Animal...
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:25pm Charlie:

βrian -- I think I feel you vibrating from here.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:27pm βrian:

Vibrato cantabile ...
  Thu. 4/9/15 1:27pm Listening Out There:

Alex Chilton...?
  Thu. 4/9/15 1:28pm frenchee:

OH that Princey=Prince, followed by Alexei/Alex~ all is well in Electric Land.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:30pm Carmichael:

Playing quietly in the background, I thought this was the Bonzos' Piggybank Love.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:30pm Charlie:

Hi there, Frenchee!
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:31pm Charlie:

OK, I'll say it first: This song sounds like a sideways version of "The Beat Goes on" -- anyone?
  Thu. 4/9/15 1:31pm Listening Out There:

Charlie: Agreed.
  Thu. 4/9/15 1:36pm frenchee:

HI CHARLIE
yes, I got Beat Goes On vibe....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 1:36pm bobdoesthings:

I can't remember the last time I did the resurrection
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:45pm glenn:

gary numan never sounded so good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:46pm listener james from westwood:

This Numan cut is like my one-song soundtrack for the Gibson cyberpunk future and its associated progeny.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:50pm glenn:

my cat likes big electric cat.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:50pm Charlie:

Numan stills sounds effectively futuristic.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:53pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
  Thu. 4/9/15 1:54pm frenchee:

yes, what @ndbob said!
HEADS we all win!
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:54pm Charlie:

Thanks, Bob, frenchee.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:55pm Parq:

It'll be over in a minute or two. Or five.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:55pm Charlie:

I want to read the book Jonathan Lethem wrote on this album in the 33 1/3 series.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:56pm Webhamster Henry:

"I'm charged up" -- Uncle Fester.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:56pm Charlie:

lol, Henry!
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 1:57pm Charlie:

"Electricity -- That's what I call it!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:58pm Webhamster Henry:

I guess there's no time for Electric Avenue, is there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 1:59pm Webhamster Henry:

That's what I get for going out to lunch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 4/9/15 2:00pm listener james from westwood:

Charlie, I always get a charge out of your show. Thanks for keeping us all current!
  Thu. 4/9/15 2:00pm Listening Out There:

Bye! And thanks...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 2:01pm Michael:

Thanks Charlie !
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 4/9/15 2:01pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks for squeezing out sparks, Charlie.
Avatar Thu. 4/9/15 2:01pm Charlie:

Thanks all!
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