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Gary Sullivan spelunks New York’s teeming immigrant-run shops collecting Abigbo, Bollywood funk, Cantopop, Nortec, Shibuya-kei and pure pop from Peru to Palestine—and all points in between. Grab the best of the booty at bodegapop.com … and shake your own booty with Gary here each week, live.

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Options July 15, 2015: Cassette Culture
We'll explore some of the best -- and strangest -- the medium has to offer, from forgotten pre-revolution Iranian songbirds to Japanese and American tape experiments of the 1980s and '90s to obscure Brazilian punk, New Jersey Hardcore and Moroccan rock and roll.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
 
Music behind DJ:
Bodega Pop 
Intro   Options Bodega Pop Live    2015     
Yoshiyuki Sugawa  Sugar Wire Flesh   Options "Green Tape"  Caligari  198X  Japan | http://stalkingduppi.blogspot.com/2011/04/various-artists-green-tape-cassette.html  0:04:36 ()
Cyanamid  This Is Hell   Options I Love NJ Demo    198X  USA | http://demo-tapes.blogspot.com/2014/11/cyanamid-i-love-nj-demo-live.html  0:06:28 ()
Alemayehu Eshete  A3   Options [anonymous cassette]      Ethiopia | http://wrldsrv.blogspot.de/2009/02/alemayehu-eshete.html  0:11:51 ()
Pluto  Track 1 (sound like they're singing "Pluto," no?)   Options rehearsal demo    199X  Brazil  0:15:44 ()
Duy Khanh  Track 2   Options Duy Khanh Live 1968    1968  Vietnam  0:18:22 ()
Rock Star (?)  Rock Star (?)   Options Rock Star Mixtape      Burma / Myanmar, unfortunately iTunes renders the Burmese into boxes  0:23:45 ()
Gülen Gül  Bir Hayal Peşinde   Options Hayat Baki    1986  Turkey | http://kasetcilik.blogspot.com/2015/05/gulen-gul-hayat-baki.html  0:28:45 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Vico C & Dj Negro 
Viernes 13 ( Instrumental )   Options La Recta Final    1989  Brazil  0:33:49 ()
Suraphon Sombatcharoen  Snooker   Options sip hok pi.. haeng khwam lang      Thailand | http://monrakplengthai.blogspot.com/2008/10/blog-post.html  0:42:28 ()
Death Count  Yaminonaka   Options Deep Sea In Weird Mind    2005  Japan  0:44:58 ()
Chrisye  Smaradhana   Options Sabda Alam      Indonesia  0:45:35 ()
Drakkar Band  Jomreang Saoka   Options Drakkar 74  Originally self-released; reissued by Metal Postcards  1974  Cambodia | https://metalpostcard.bandcamp.com/  0:48:38 ()
"The Beatles"  Saturday Night   Options Everyday Chemistry      UK? Canada? USA? Elsewhere? Purported cassette find, but obviously it's just a mashup of post-Beatles tracks  0:54:11 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Czeslaw Niemen 
Temat Rodzinny   Options Przeprowadzka    1982  Poland  0:57:22 ()
Parisa  [excerpt]   Options Bayat-e Tork    197X  Iran | http://oriental-traditional-music.blogspot.com/2013/01/parisa-ensemble-darvish-bayat-e-tork.html  1:05:33 ()
Pyongyang Hardcore Resistance  08   Options II      Not North Korea  1:11:13 ()
El Masreyen Band  Banat Katier   Options Banat Katier      Egypt  1:13:59 ()
Cheb Toufik  Ghazel El Gara   Options Cheb Toufik      Algeria  1:18:59 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Oh No 
Cassette   Options Dr. No's Oxperiment        1:28:17 ()
Dur Dur  Shered   Options Africa      Somalia  1:30:58 ()
Constatrap  Adra   Options Adra      Algeria  1:36:04 ()
Mhuri Yekwa Chiboora  Pidigori   Options Mbira Singles Collection (MJCHZ 827)      Zimbabwe  1:40:45 ()
Der Künftige Musikant  Kain und Abel   Options Ein Sampler Aus Südwest      Germany  1:44:51 ()
Group: Rineka Swara, Pimpinan: Takrim & Dja'I, Pesinden: Itoh Masyitoh, Wira Swara: Iin' Subarjah, Kendang: Koko Wahyudin   Layung Kamari   Options Naon Margina      Indonesia  1:47:00 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
The Jets 
Awakh   Options Shed el-Hizam      Egypt  1:53:20 ()
Joseph Nechnvatal  Side 1   Options Reckless    1984  USA | https://continuo.wordpress.com/2010/08/25/joseph-nechvatal-reckless/  1:58:36 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Guitar Vader 
Star Vader   Options Die Happy!    1999  Japan  2:15:06 ()
Guitar Vader  Rainbow 98   Options Die Happy!    1999  Japan  2:15:29 ()
Ifang Bondi  Dumo A Julo   Options Mantra    1984  Gambia  2:18:18 ()
Unknown Lao Woman  Track 10   Options Lao Folk Songs      Laos  2:25:16 ()
Lemchaheb  Ya Latif   Options Succes 80    1980  Morocco | http://moroccantapestash.blogspot.com/2015/05/lemchaheb-not-village-green.html  2:28:55 ()
L-Hajja L-Hamdawya  Ach Ja Idir   Options       Morocco | http://moroccantapestash.blogspot.com/2012/04/lhajja-lhamdawya-nuff-said.html  2:36:54 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Daniel Johnston 
instrumental   Options Lost Recordings Vol. 1      USA  2:41:24 ()
Girlpool  This Place   Options       USA  2:45:27 ()
Alive She Died  White in August   Options Viva Voce Demo    1985  Greece  2:47:14 ()
EyeSea  Stück 6   Options Blue Ten        2:51:50 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Catarina 
Hei La Bodega   Options Hei La Bodega - Carnaval!    2000    2:54:37 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:00pm ndbob:

Heya Gary and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 7:01pm Carmichael:

Heya, Bob'n'Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 7:02pm Holly in NC:

Heya heya heya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 7:03pm steve:

hey Gary
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 7:03pm listener james from westwood:

Woo! More tape in a Tape Hiss week! Bring it!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:03pm Gary:

Bob! Carmichael! Holly! Steve! So nice to see you all!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:03pm Gary:

.... and James!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 7:05pm steve:

yeah cassettes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 7:09pm steve:

Gary i was at the station yesterday and personally mailed you your swag!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:09pm Gary:

STEVE! THANK YOU!!!!!! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 7:11pm Carmichael:

Long ago, I saw a wreck in front of me on the freeway. I stopped to help a Viet lawn mower guy who got carted off to the hospital. After they left, I saw a cassette tape lying at my feet, inscribed with "Nguyen & Sons". I put it in my pocket and brought it home. I get skittish every time I think about playing it.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:14pm Gary:

That's an incredible story, Carmichael, seriously. I'll be playing a Vietnamese cassette later this set with a story of its own ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 7:18pm northguineahills:

I actually have heard of Cyanamid (the band).
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:20pm Gary:

NGH! They're apparently legendary. If you Google them, one of the WFMU DJs proper -- I can't remember who now -- talks about working in a yard supply store (?) and meeting the singer, who buys a hose from him ... I gotta look it up, hold on!
  Wed. 7/15/15 7:20pm Lucky:

Hey Gary, nice topic!
The Eshete track could be from this (not sure, I just tuned in):
http://wrldsrv.blogspot.de/2009/02/alemayehu-eshete.html
  Wed. 7/15/15 7:20pm Doug Schulkind:

Cassettastic!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:21pm Gary:

It was John Allen: "I once sold Danny Cyanamid a garden hose. I was working in a garden center and I said "hey, you're the singer in Cyanamid.". He was like, "wow, no one in the world knows who I am...I guess I'm gonna have to buy this garden hose"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 7:21pm steve:

is there anything better than lost and found punk demos on cassette... i'll never stop kicking myself for selling all my homemade nj punk cassettes from the 90s...
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:21pm Gary:

Lucky! Lemme take a look ... Doug! Nice to see you!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:29pm Gary:

@Lucky: That's the one, yes!
  Wed. 7/15/15 7:31pm Lucky:

Hey, are these the Burmese Chipmunks? Haha...
  Wed. 7/15/15 7:39pm doca:

Hi, @Gary! Thanks for gracing us with the sentence "for a while I was obsessed with Burmese hip hop", that's why I listen to WFMU
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:45pm Gary:

Hi Doca!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 7:45pm Santos L Halper:

Hi Gary, enjoying the cassetulant frenzy!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:48pm Gary:

Santos!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 7:53pm Holly in NC:

Ooh, nice to catch Drakkar Band :-)
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:55pm Gary:

I love this album so much, Holly ... Did you know that it was the best-selling album of all time in Cambodia? And self-released by Drakkar Band on cassette ... I think it went through three editions of 20,000, something like that, and then of course the Khmer Rouge put an end to all that the next year
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 7:56pm Uncle Michael:

Hola!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 7:56pm Holly in NC:

I did not know that. Except for the Khmer Rouge part :-(
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:56pm Gary:

Uncle Michael!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:56pm Gary:

Are you back from Chicago, UM?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 7:56pm Holly in NC:

Hola, @UM! Thank you so MUCH for autographed cd!!!!!!!!!!! xo
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:57pm ndbob:

excellent first hour Gary - catch the rest on the archive as always!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 7:58pm Gary:

Night, Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 7:58pm Uncle Michael:

It's a Wednesday without my eyes glued to baseball. I'm happy to be here.

Holly, I'm glad to have been able to personalize one for you. I was delighted to do it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 8:07pm listener james from westwood:

fun stuff so far!
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 8:08pm hyde:

hmmm, tuned in just in time for talk of Klaatu. that i didn't expect.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 8:10pm Gary:

I am embarrassed to admit I followed Klaatu up through whatever album had "Calling Occupants" on it. My grandmother loved them, btw. We sometimes listened to them together.
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 8:10pm SeanG:

love your show Gary!
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 8:12pm Gary:

Aww, thanks, Sean!
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 8:14pm hyde:

@Gary i do still love "calling occupants".
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 8:14pm Uncle Michael:

I have to say, the Carpenters' version puts Klaatu's to shame.
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 8:16pm hyde:

@UM no argument there
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 8:16pm northguineahills:

So, Worst Korea? (if not North Korea?)
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 8:16pm Gary:

@UM What Hyde said
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 8:20pm Holly in NC:

@UM - what you, hyde and Gary said ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 8:21pm Uncle Michael:

I haven't played it in 2015, yet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 8:22pm Uncle Michael:

We have a storm brewing. The second one today. I went to work in the think of the first one.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 8:24pm Gary:

We actually had what looked like hail-sized rain drops during a downpour this morning, but it seems to have cleared up. I remember storms being more intense, generally, in the midwest
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 8:26pm Uncle Michael:

It's been so wet this year. We just decided to postpone some tree work we had scheduled for next week due to the potential for heavy equipment on soft ground.
  Wed. 7/15/15 8:29pm steve:

studios are still using reel to reel!
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 8:31pm hyde:

i got a bunch of good Mexican hardcore from Terminal Escape.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 8:35pm Gary:

Hyde, do you know this blog: stalkingduppi.blogspot.com
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 8:36pm Gary:

Thanks, Steve!
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 8:38pm hyde:

@Gary huh, no. can't say i know much about anything posted there, either. interesting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 8:39pm Polyus:

Late again, dangit. On the positive side, my Bodega Pop premium arrived a couple of days ago.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 8:40pm Gary:

Hi Polyus! Glad to hear it made it safely through the mail!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 8:46pm Uncle Michael:

I was just at the dining room sliding door watching this year's litter of raccoons. Mama's got four this year.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 8:48pm Gary:

Awesome! Hey, are you still posting the tomato plant (?) pics? I feel like I haven't seen one in a while
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 9:03pm Polyus:

Just gotta screeeeeam!
  Wed. 7/15/15 9:03pm Doug Schulkind:

But how are your turtles, Uncle Michael?
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 9:04pm Gary:

He's got turtles, too? I'm living in the wrong city ...
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 9:04pm quinn:

this is amazing
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 9:04pm Uncle Michael:

The turtles seem to have gone underground. I posted the tomato update on Tuesday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 9:05pm Uncle Michael:

I'll get the raccoons posted in a couple of days. Two of the young are still too shy to pose. They headed back to the trees while mom and two others hung out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 9:06pm Ike:

I dig it.
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 9:13pm hyde:

this is hard to read to
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 9:14pm Gary:

Sorry, Hyde! :)
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 9:14pm Gary:

Ike!
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 9:17pm hyde:

heh, i liked it! but i only got through like two paragraphs ;)
  Wed. 7/15/15 9:19pm Little Fyodor:

Wow, just tuned in during The Jets, and looking over the playlist, Joseph Nechnvatal is the first one I've previously heard of! That's only surprising cause I was a 1980's cassettester myself (and deejay playing cassettes into the 90's)....
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 9:20pm Gary:

Hey, Little Fyodor -- I'm impressed you'd heard of him, actually ... I hadn't heard of him before doing research for that earlier show
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 9:45pm Uncle Michael:

I just missed a bit of the show watching a mother deer graze while her two fawns ran around the neighbor's yard like goofballs.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 9:49pm Gary:

Aw man, it's a zoo!
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 9:51pm hyde:

i had two adult wild turkeys and a brood of poults the other day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 9:53pm Polyus:

Oh this Alive She Died track is fantastic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 9:53pm Uncle Michael:

It's definitely one of the best things about my home, Gary. I thought about that over the weekend when I was in Chicago. I like being connected to nature. Someday this place will be more than I can take care of and I'll really miss it.

hyde, we haven't had turkeys here since spring.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 9:53pm Gary:

We're going to end with a "special" "bang," kids
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 9:54pm Gary:

When the GF and I finally move out of NY, I wonder if it'll be somewhere where there's nature-like activity
Avatar    Wed. 7/15/15 9:57pm hyde:

thanks Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/15/15 9:57pm northguineahills:

Thanks Gary, effing A show again! This sounds like a a band that wants to be a death metal band, but they forgot their guitars.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 7/15/15 9:58pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks Gary.
Avatar Wed. 7/15/15 10:01pm Gary:

Thanks, Guys! See you somewhere soon!
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