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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Options February 17, 2016

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
world bass violin ensemble  a lease and a link   Options BASSically yours,  black saint  1984  LP  0:00:00 ()
ibrahim maalouf  movement I   Options kalthoum  impulse  2015  CD  0:17:15 ()
alessandra novaga  sandro mussida: in memoria   Options la chambre des jeux sonores  setola di maiale  2015  CD  0:22:46 ()
erik griswold  hover   Options pain avoidance machine  room 40  2015  CD  0:31:54 ()
oyvind torvund  mud jam   Options yarn/wire currents 2  yarn/wire  2015  CD  0:36:13 ()
bill horist  ika no kazoku   Options mutei: music for davida monk's dream pavillion  important  2015  CD  0:44:04 ()
tucker martin  morning fanfare   Options broken hearted dragonflies  sublime frequencies  2004/2013  LP  0:48:59 ()
anthony pasquarosa  on solitude   Options morning meditions  vdsq  2015  LP  1:02:26 ()
michael chapman  stockport monday (homage to tom rush)   Options split w/ hiss golden mssr  three lobed  2016  LP  1:09:32 ()
tall dwarves  rorschach / tip of my tongue   Options weeville  captured nun  1991/2014  LP  1:18:22 ()
jay clarkson  spur   Options spur  zelle  2015  LP  1:21:32 ()
the fallen angels  look to the sun   Options it's a long way down  roulette  1968  LP  1:25:24 ()
karen constance & dan melchior  frozen lake strings/ today i wrote nothing/ frozen lake strings 2   Options in the egg  chocolate monk  2016  CD  1:31:31 ()
olivier adam   madagascar whale three   Options new sounds of the humpback whale    2015  CD  1:44:22 ()
electroputas  track   Options zotte spirit  no label  2016  LP  1:50:37 ()
lee ranaldo  ambient loop for vancouver   Options ambient loop for vancouver  important  2016  CD  1:55:25 ()
woo  mobile phone / the goodies   Options awaawaa  palto flats  2016  LP  2:14:55 ()
bob kindler  wonder   Options waters of life  global pacific records  1987  LP  2:20:43 ()
barry miles  life cycle   Options scatbird  mainstream  1972  LP  2:29:13 ()
adrian young/ venice dawn  april sonata   Options adrian younge presents something about april II  linear labs  2015  CD  2:36:14 ()
gate  hijack/ ckaed   Options saturday night fever  mie  2016  LP  2:44:26 ()
kink gong  motomoto   Options tanzania  discrepant  2015  LP  2:54:24 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 2/17/16 6:04am pierre:

Bonjour John
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/17/16 6:14am George of Troy:

Good morning, John and Pierre.
Avatar Wed. 2/17/16 6:21am duke:

Morning everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/17/16 6:45am AndrewC.:

I am reminded of Toop's Museum of Fruit. Is the Dream Pavillion a real building?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 2/17/16 6:55am AndrewC.:

Ah, no, it's a dance. www.importantrecords.com...
  Wed. 2/17/16 7:05am Ike:

Oh bassy mumbler DJ: Shall I compare thee to an overcast day? Thou art more gurgly and more intemperate. Rough winds do shake my stereo coming out of yr voice! Also, this music is really good.
Avatar Wed. 2/17/16 7:10am John Allen:

Ike, you know darn well that this is a process, and by 8:55 the sun is in full shine regardless of the forcast
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 2/17/16 7:45am Ken From Hyde Park:

Yippee! Here come the whales!
Avatar    Wed. 2/17/16 7:48am Wild Neil:

Good morning John et al! Peace be unto you all.
Avatar    Wed. 2/17/16 7:55am Wild Neil:

@John-were you a DJ back in the early to mid 90's? I think you might have been, please refresh my memory...
Avatar Wed. 2/17/16 8:01am John Allen:

yeah I've been here since 92
Avatar    Wed. 2/17/16 8:19am Wild Neil:

@John-well, I have discovered some great music b ack in the 90's on your show I am sure, and recently as well...your show and WFMU does what Pandora dreams of...sometimes WFMU forces me to confront music I would rather not deal with, but sometimes that is a really good thing! For example, I NEVER would have sought out Jew's harp music, but thanks to WFMU I now appreciate it more...
Avatar Wed. 2/17/16 8:23am John Allen:

Neil, it was Jew's harp music that found YOU
Avatar    Wed. 2/17/16 8:31am Wild Neil:

This Barry Miles Jazz is the kind of Jazz that I like. What sub-genre of Jazz is it?
Avatar Wed. 2/17/16 8:34am John Allen:

I think it's "scat' jazz
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