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Options September 27, 2015

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Throwing Snow  Linguis   Options Mosaic  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Trader Horne  Three Rings for Elven Kings   Options Morning Way  0:04:30 (Pop‑up)
Edward Ruchalski  Truro   Options WaterTrain  0:06:21 (Pop‑up)
Franck Vigroux  Judas   Options Camera Police  0:10:05 (Pop‑up)
Sebastien Roux  Variation 2   Options Inevitable Music Vol 1: Variations of Sol Lewitt's Wall Drawing  0:14:16 (Pop‑up)
Tracey Thorn  Kentish Town   Options Love and Its Opposite  0:26:47 (Pop‑up)
Plainsong  Sell-Out Agitation Waltz   Options Reinventing Richard: The Songs of Richard Fariña  0:29:52 (Pop‑up)
The Wilde Flowers  She's Gone   Options The Wilde Flowers  0:33:21 (Pop‑up)
John Trubee and the Ugly Janitors of America  A Blind Man's Penis   Options A Blind Man's Penis and Other Smash Hits  0:35:48 (Pop‑up)
This Kind of Punishment  Some More Than Others   Options This Kind of Punishment  0:37:06 (Pop‑up)
Unicorn  Playing with Light   Options Playing with Light  0:49:11 (Pop‑up)
Lizzy Mercier Descloux  Jim on the Move   Options Press Color  0:54:51 (Pop‑up)
David Grubbs  The Nearer By and By   Options Rickets & Scurvy  0:57:03 (Pop‑up)
M. Rosner  Rippled   Options Morning Tones  1:02:01 (Pop‑up)
David Rosenboom  Time Arroyo   Options Future Travel  1:06:05 (Pop‑up)
Kosmose  The Second Untitled Track   Options Kosmic Music from the Black Country  1:20:25 (Pop‑up)
Roger Kellaway  Morning Song   Options Cello Quartet  1:27:02 (Pop‑up)
Dorian Concept  Mint   Options Joined Ends  1:32:45 (Pop‑up)
Max Goldt  Unter Einem Grunen Dach   Options Restaurants Restaurants Restaurants  1:38:26 (Pop‑up)
Go Hirano  Windy Shores   Options Corridor of Daylights  1:40:03 (Pop‑up)
Pharoah Sanders  Love   Options Thembi  1:47:39 (Pop‑up)
Mostly Other People Do the Killing  Herminie   Options Mauch Chunk  1:52:39 (Pop‑up)
Ticonderoga  Beyond Days   Options Ticonderoga  1:57:27 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:01pm Dave Mandl:

Evening, all.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:07pm Ryab:

Hello Dave.
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:08pm Carmichael:

Dave, hey there. Just got back from Lake Tahoe, glad to hear the show.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:08pm Dave Mandl:

Hey there Ryab, Carmichael
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:09pm Dave Mandl:

@Carmichael: Very cool. How was it?
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:09pm JakeGould:

Yo. Moon almost gone in Brooklyn. DeBlasio is really screwing things up. Him and Obama.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:10pm Dave Mandl:

@Jake: Groan.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:11pm Dave Mandl:

I totally missed the moon, though. Can't see it from the FMU studio.
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:12pm Carmichael:

Fun, but very depleted. One of the worst droughts ever in CA. We're all praying for rain.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 10:13pm Andrew Waterloo:

We went outside to watch the moon. Then the clouds all came to watch the moon too.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:16pm Dave Mandl:

@Carmichael: Terrible. The stories about the fires are heartbreaking. And the old Sequoias.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:20pm HollyT:

Greetings, D, folks. Happy supermoon!
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:24pm Syd:

Hiya Dave!
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:26pm slugluv1313:

All cloudy outside now :(
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:26pm HollyT:

Don't worry Dave, it was underwhelming. You didn't miss much.
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:27pm Carmichael:

Most of the Sequoias were saved, thankfully. But sadly some lives were lost in the process. Let's go look at the moon and maybe hear some Nick Drake.
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:27pm sean:

you cant see it its totaally blocked right now!
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:27pm Dave Mandl:

Hey Holly, Syd, slugluv1313, sean.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:27pm HollyT:

Is that Tracy Thorne from Everything but the Girl?
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:28pm Dave Mandl:

Sorry the moon was disappointing/invisible. Probably depends on where you are.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:28pm Dave Mandl:

@Holly: Right you are.
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:29pm greyhoos:

Evening, Dave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 10:30pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Dumb cloud cover setting in. Just catching occasional peeks of the moon stuff.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:30pm Dave Mandl:

Evening greyhoos, Ken.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:34pm Dave Mandl:

Anyone recognize this guy's voice?
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:35pm Carmichael:

Ok, Wilde Flowers, Canterbury? Kevin Ayers and all that?
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:35pm Dave Mandl:

Yup! A very young Kevin Ayers.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:36pm HollyT:

Haha, what the hell?
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:36pm slugluv1313:

oh wow Blind Man's Penis, have not heard this one in ages!
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:37pm slugluv1313:

weird, sorry for the duplicate -- have no idea how that happened!
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:38pm Dave Mandl:

@Holly: Long story. I'll tell it (not too long) on the air.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:39pm Dave Mandl:

@slugluv1313: No duplicate, don't worry.
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I have to say - watching the Moon turn red was a lot warmer in Southern California
- Guten Tzag Mandlmaniacs !
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:45pm Carmichael:

See the documentary called "Off the Charts". Wonderful insight into that industry.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:45pm HollyT:

ohhh...! I've heard about this before. I think the 365 Days project has a bunch of these, no?
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:46pm HollyT:

@carmichael--Oh! I'll look for that. :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 10:47pm pacific standard simon:

Commie moon over Seattle. Clear skies, amazingly. Live cam here:

  Sun. 9/27/15 10:47pm Carmichael:

On netflix, holly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 10:48pm melinda:

Great story behind a Blind Man's Penis.
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:49pm greyhoos:

"Because it needs it explaining, otherwise it doesn't make sense." They say the worst jokes are the ones that need explaining. "Blind Man's Penis" pretty much requires the explanation. I believe Trubee said in an interview that he encountered the ad for the recording service while working a 3rd shift at a convenience store, and then decided to take advantage off the lyrics in about 3 minutes tops. Or so I read many years ago.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:50pm Dave Mandl:

Greetings melinda, pss, RRN63.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:50pm Dave Mandl:

@melinda: Thanks. I felt like I had to tell the whole story. Makes no sense otherwise.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:50pm HollyT:

Thanks, carmichael
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:51pm Carmichael:

Trubee himself explains it in the first 10 minutes or so of the doc.
  Sun. 9/27/15 10:51pm marc15:

I don't see a moon out tonight
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:52pm Dave Mandl:

@Carmichael: Didn't know about that documentary. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 10:53pm melinda:

It's funny even without an explanation, but bizarre enough that explanation helps.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 10:53pm pacific standard simon:

Hah... the wind blowing on the microphone of the webcam is blending with the music.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:54pm Dave Mandl:

Next one's for you, Holly.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:54pm slugluv1313:

i have the "Blind Man's Penis" 45 somewhere -- i believe that it has the story on the back of the sleeve, maybe even a copy of the ad for song lyrics too?
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:55pm HollyT:

All this talk about the moon just reminded me of years ago when there was talk that corporations had supposedly devised a way to project logos onto the moon. Does anyone remember that? There was this great, sadly long- defunct zine, along the lines of a very low-budget Adbusters, that had a story about it. Wish I could remember the name of that zine.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 10:58pm Dave Mandl:

@slugluv1313: Wow, I've never seen that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 10:58pm melinda:

Orange moon here in Maine!
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:00pm Dave Mandl:

@melinda: Fab. I guess I'll see all the photos on Instagram tomorrow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:00pm sugarwolf:

I remember reading somewhere that the lyrics he sent in were "Stevie Wonder's penis" and when he got the song back it was changed to blind man.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:00pm Carmichael:

Those guys were the real deal. If you paid up, you would get about 50 copies of your song on 45s. Surely they showed up in used record stores.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:00pm Dave Mandl:

@Holly: I remember that. I guess they never figured out how to do it, or you'd be seeing it all the time.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:01pm Dave Mandl:

@Carmichael: It was kind of the deal of the century. I don't think they charged all that much. They must have really cranked those records out.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:01pm Mr Mooney:

Mrs. Carmichael!
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:01pm greyhoos:

@sugarwolf: You're right. I completely forgot that part.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:02pm Dave Mandl:

@sugarwolf: That's right!
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:03pm slugluv1313:

@ Dave -- when i find the durned thing i will be reminded to scan it and post here! :)
and omg sugarwolf is absolutely right!!! it was originally "Stevie Wonder's Penis" -- SOMEWHERE there is an article (maybe this came with the 45 too?) with a copy of that title's "rejection letter"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:03pm sugarwolf:

I feel like I read this in RE/Search's Pranks??
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:04pm Dave Mandl:

@sugarwolf: Yeah, I think it might have been in there. But of course there was also the Song Poems CD that came out about ten years ago. Had a ton of these songs, including Trubee's.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:06pm Carmichael:

Watch the doc. All of your questions will be answered.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:07pm Carmichael:

They spend a lot of time on Rodd Eskelin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:08pm pacific standard simon:

I wonder if anyone ever sent in a "song poem" that was just a sheet of cussing.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:10pm Carmichael:

@pss: watch. The. Doc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:11pm pacific standard simon:

OK, OK! Lucky I have Netflix.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:14pm pacific standard simon:

Actually, they did list the girls' ages on the first Runaways album. A selling point, I think.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:21pm Dave Mandl:

@pss: Hahaha. OK, point taken.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:21pm JakeGould:

@PSS: Very creepy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:22pm pacific standard simon:

@Jake - Kim Fowley's middle name.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:24pm pacific standard simon:

No, that was Alvin "Creepy" Karpis.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sun. 9/27/15 11:24pm common:

Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:31pm JakeGould:

@PSS: Kim “The Shocker” Fowley. It works.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:31pm pacific standard simon:

I just checked -- the dragon is starting to barf the moon back up, so we WILL have a regular full moon tomorrow.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:32pm JakeGould:

@PSS: You see! All those virgins we sacrificed worked! Something good came of it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:32pm pacific standard simon:

And how, Jake.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:33pm P-90:

Nice show tonight, Dave. Per usual.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:34pm PMD:

Too busy watching the moon to comment
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:35pm pacific standard simon:

I'm pretty sure the webcam I'm watching is turned sideways.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:35pm Dave Mandl:

@P-90: Thanks.
@PMD: You're forgiven tonight.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:36pm HollyT:

Next month: America can, should, must, and will...BLOW UP THE MOON!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:39pm pacific standard simon:

Poo... Off the Charts aint on Netflix no more.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:40pm cheri:

hello dave and everybody else, better late than never, right?
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:40pm Dave Mandl:

Hi cheri. Yup.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:41pm HollyT:

Oh, this Go Hirano piece is lovely. Right up my alley
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:41pm JakeGould:

@HollyT: Nice one! www.youtube.com...
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:42pm HollyT:

@JakeGould. Best sketch comedy show of all time!
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:43pm HollyT:

"Off the Charts" avail to rent streaming for $3.99. vimeo.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:44pm pacific standard simon:

Thanks, Holly!
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:46pm cheri:

sorry for the short stay, dave but i ust wanted to pop in to say hi! night all!
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:46pm ScottC:

  Sun. 9/27/15 11:47pm md:

Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:47pm Dave Mandl:

Ugh, thank you. Of course. Zelig.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:47pm frenchee:

I third it:ZELIG
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:47pm ScottC:

that was zilly flick
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:48pm pacific standard simon:

Hey Jake, we forgot to sacrifice one of the virgins.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:53pm JakeGould:

@PSS: Give her a bottle of soda, a bag of chips, a “I Survived!” pin and make sure she gets that voucher that says that we’re happy with her service and we’ll be sacrificing her sometime in the future.
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:54pm JakeGould:

@PSS: Also be sure to take a picture for the “Wall of Sacrificial Virgins” we have in the lobby so other virgins can be inspired by her potential sacrifice.
  Sun. 9/27/15 11:57pm Carmichael:

Sum bitch. Check youtube?
Avatar Sun. 9/27/15 11:58pm HollyT:

G'nite, Dave. G'nite Jake, pss, frenchee, ScottC, Carmichael. G'nite John Boy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:59pm pacific standard simon:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sun. 9/27/15 11:59pm Ike:

Thanks for the sounds, Dave.
Avatar Mon. 9/28/15 12:00am JakeGould:

Goodnight everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Mon. 9/28/15 12:01am pacific standard simon:

That old fart?
Avatar Mon. 9/28/15 12:01am Dave Mandl:

Night, all. Have a great week.
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