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Options May 16, 2016: Boil the kettle Mutha, I Wants to See the Steam

Upcoming events

Thursday, June 2nd, noon - 2pm: I'll be filling in for Charlie on the Drummer Stream

If you're interested in when I'll be doing fill-ins email billm (at) wfmu (dot) org and I'll keep you posted on upcoming shows.

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Artist Track Album Label New Approx. start time
Akira Ifukube   Terror of Mechagodzilla   Options The Best of Godzilla  GNP Crescendo     
Yo La Tengo  Nuclear War   Options Nuclear War  Matador    0:05:33 ()
Elvis Costello and the Attractions  Ghost Train   Options Get Happy!!!  Rykodisc    0:12:12 ()
C W Stoneking  Get on the Floor   Options Goin' Booglaoo  King House  *   0:15:45 ()
The Goon Sax  Up to Anything   Options Up to Anything  Chapter    0:19:10 ()
Pascal Comelade & Les Liminanas  Carnival of Souls   Options The Nothing Twist  Trouble in Mind  *   0:22:53 ()
Kramer  Five Minus Seven is Two   Options The Secret of Comedy  Shimmy Disc    0:26:49 ()
Träd, Gräs och Stenar  Klangbron   Options Mors Mors  Anthology  *   0:30:44 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
  Organs in Orbit      0:35:18 ()
Beastie Boys  Song for the man   Options Hello Nasty  Capitol    0:44:24 ()
Chemical Brothers  Song to the Siren   Options Exit Planet Dust  Caroline    0:47:38 ()
Bran Flakes  Feelings   Options Greatest Hits  Future Logic Dev Corp  *   0:51:05 ()
Funkadelic  Shockwaves   Options The Electric Spanking of War Babies  Priority    0:54:17 ()
The Determinations  Girl Girl Girl   Options Harmony and Soul  Ace  *   0:57:13 ()
The Dramatics  Whatcha See is Whatcha Get   Options Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration  Stax    0:59:50 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
  Organs in Orbit      1:03:37 ()
Blossom Toes  People of the Royal Parks   Options We Are Ever So Clean  Heritage    1:09:05 ()
Ananda Shankar  Dancing Drums   Options Rough Guide to a World of Psychedelia  Wmn    1:12:09 ()
Lelu Thaert  Do You Remember   Options Cambodia Rocks      1:16:34 ()
Fadoul  Maktoub Lah   Options Al Zman Saib  Habibi Funk  *   1:20:49 ()
Go Home Productions  Razor Smile   Options Compilation      1:26:58 ()
Bonzo Dog Band  Urban Spaceman   Options Best of  Rhino    1:31:00 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
 
  Organs in Orbit      1:33:14 ()
the Doors  Runni Blue   Options The Soft Parade  Rhino    1:38:00 ()
The Vibrators  Baby Baby   Options Pure Mania  Columbia    1:39:39 ()
Flamin Groovies  Whisky Woman   Options Teenage Head  Buddha    1:43:14 ()
Evie Sands  Billy Sunshine   Options Where the Girls Are Vol 3  Ace  *   1:47:57 ()
Cocek Brass Band  Up in Smoke   Options Round Two  Cocek Brass Band  *   1:51:37 ()
Ivor Cutler  Jam   Options A Flat Man  Hoorgi House    1:54:53 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:02pm Bill Mac:

Hey All, I hope you're out there!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:05pm rbxbx:

*wave*
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:06pm Stanley:

Bill Mac Yay!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:07pm Bill Mac:

Wow, hey folks! BTW Stanley, I was just asking about you. How you doon?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:09pm Stanley:

Doing awright, Bill.
Long time no see. Hope you're good too.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:10pm Bill Mac:

I'm good, work is stressy, but I'm getting through. Weather is getting good too
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:14pm Stanley:

Yo La Tengo sounding like a Sun Ra from da hood
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:15pm Bill Mac:

Sun Ra indeed, there are four mixes of the song on the disc, I wanted to pick the one with the kids singing the response
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:18pm Stanley:

I curse the work. We'll be worn out husks of men by the time we retire.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:20pm TonyR:

Found my promised BM!

(It took me a while to figure out BM wasn't on the main channel....)
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:21pm Bill Mac:

My closest buddies are retired or ready to retire. Unless something BIG happens I'll be working until it's over. Eh, could be worse, I like the people I work with. Makes all the difference
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:22pm TonyR:

You could always claim to be Prince's son.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:23pm Bill Mac:

Hmmmm....that would be tricky. There's the color thing and oh yeah, I'm two months older than he is....
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:31pm Sem Chumbo:

Evening, Bill, Stanley and all. Lovely late November day here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:31pm Stanley:

It could always be worse. But a bit if the easy life wouldn't go amiss. Talking of which, I'm taking a holiday in Japan in a couple of weeks. Mayuko has given me some tips and I'm staying in her old neighbourhood in Tokyo.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:32pm Bill Mac:

It did get chilly didn't it? We're doing fifties down here. Thanks for the figs BTW.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:32pm Bill Mac:

@Stanley Last time I talked to you you were in India right?
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 5:33pm V Priceless:

Ahoy, Mr. Mac!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:34pm Bill Mac:

VP is in the house! Is that you in the avatar? Even hairline and all?
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:34pm Sem Chumbo:

@Stanley: I read somewhere that Tokyo neighbourhoods are confusing because the house numbering goes by when the building was built, so, can I say ---not especially sequential?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:35pm Stanley:

Sem hi. I'm so pleased it's May here and finally getting warmer thank Gord.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:37pm Sem Chumbo:

Gord's letting down the side here, 6C and 30km westerlies.
Heavy envy here re: your impending Far Eastern jaunt. Nice. Bon voyage.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 5:39pm V Priceless:

@ Bill: Nah, it's Bowie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:42pm Stanley:

Bill dat true. Decided I'd do some traveling this year. Plan to go back to India at the end of the year. Meanwhile it's all about Japan. I can't wait.
Sem dat true too. But shit it's all in Japanese anyway so double insane. Seriously, I'm planning to leave a trail of chalk marks to get back to my digs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:46pm Stanley:

Or a trail of something
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:47pm Bill Mac:

Yeah Stanner, something permanent...
  Mon. 5/16/16 5:49pm JoeRay:

Yea, Bill Mac!!!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:50pm Sem Chumbo:

I was driving a tour bus in Italy one time, and we lined up to get in the Vatican at 8:30 am. There was a guide and he handed out headsets so that we could hear what he was saying via lo-power wifi as we wandered around, with the other 12.000 tourists that day.
Anyway, I got distracted and lost the group in a mob of, maybe, Albanians. My only hope---cause I did not know how to get back to the hotel---was to find the group. Sure enough, by twisting and turning my head, I could get scraps of signal from the guide. Anyway I faced with a stronger signal, that's the way I went.
Don't envy trying to get around without Japanese. though. No Plan B? GPS? Service animal? A length of string?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 5:51pm Stanley:

I'm getting down to this. No messing
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:52pm Bill Mac:

Hey JR!!!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:58pm Sem Chumbo:

Wow, new to me, so great is this.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 5:59pm Bill Mac:

I wasn't sure if this was the cut I sampled before the show. Good 'un
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:00pm Sem Chumbo:

Lovin' the gradient you've got going here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:00pm Stanley:

Sem - you would've had lot of fun working it out otherwise.
I'm getting a Japanese friend to write out the addresses where I'm staying in Osaka and in Tokyo and if needs be (i.e. drunk), I'll jump into a taxi and I'll just hand over the address and hope for the best.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:02pm Bill Mac:

@Sem I likes the cut of yer jib...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:03pm Stanley:

I echo Sem's semtiments. That was a cracker of a set.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:04pm geezerette:

Damn, look what I missed! Grateful for archives.
Hullo Bill and buddies.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:05pm Sem Chumbo:

semtiments. Playing the slippery eel, are we Stanley?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:05pm Stanley:

Bags I'm not Stalin
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:05pm fred:

My brother asked me last week why I didn't learn Japanese. It was so obvious to him, but I never did
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:06pm Stanley:

Unagi?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:06pm rbxbx:

hey thanks for the shout! ;p

First hour has been fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:07pm rbxbx:

Been brushing up on my Japanese again. It's pretty approachable other than Kanji. Basically impenetrable :(
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:08pm Sem Chumbo:

Fast eel food drive-thrus everywhere there, I hear. You'll learn to love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:08pm Stanley:

I'm taking lessons from the fella at our local Post office. He's Egyptian!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:09pm Sem Chumbo:

Anything about his walk that gives that away?
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:10pm Bill Mac:

Get the bucket, Sems on fire tonight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 6:11pm Carmichael:

The Blossom Toes. Wow, haven't heard this in eons.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:12pm geezerette:

Just got it, ... :)
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:13pm Bill Mac:

@Carmichael - I need an occasional does of Toes...
Hey Geezerette!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:13pm geezerette:

Need more brain food.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:14pm Stanley:

A World of Psychedelia.
I can dig that.
I took a trip once.....still haven't come down
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:14pm fred:

There was talk of Susanna Hoffs on an earlier playlist, which should excuse/explain any Sem temp rise.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:15pm Bill Mac:

I can see that.... it's also a really indirect Prince reference....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 6:16pm Carmichael:

Unagi drive thrus ... What a concept!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:16pm Sem Chumbo:

fred, what are you reading these days? Any tips?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:16pm Stanley:

Slide thrus
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:16pm coelacanth:

greetings Bill and Zzzzzzeros
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:17pm Bill Mac:

CC Happy Monday man!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:18pm Sem Chumbo:

Didn't Dante write something about the seven circles of eels?
Yo, coel, any eels as old as you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:19pm rbxbx:

Ah yes, the Divine Unagi.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:19pm fred:

No dice, man. I'm getting ready for heart surgery, and I have to save for that, so I'm just reading old books.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:20pm rbxbx:

@fred godspeed with the heart surgery.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:21pm coelacanth:

i clicked the drummer "link" on the homepage about 20 min ago and no program showed up, yet people have been posting since 5...hmmm...
no Sem. i'd be in charge if it weren't for the squid.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:21pm Sem Chumbo:

*speechless*
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:21pm Bill Mac:

Yeah Fred much luck...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:24pm coelacanth:

holy shit fred.
- get as strong as you can before you go under, immune system-wise.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:24pm geezerette:

Wishing you best Fred.
Speedy recovery.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:24pm fred:

I put WFMU i my will, so you can feel free to root for my death
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:24pm Bill Mac:

@CC I hope people are on as normal. Too many things to do to make sure I'm properly connected, etc.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:25pm Bill Mac:

@Fred OK this time I'm speechless... but I think I'd say something like that myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 6:25pm Carmichael:

Fredspeed ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 6:27pm Carmichael:

Sly and the Family Fadoul.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:27pm Stanley:

Sounds like an Arabic James Brown.
Digging.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:29pm Stanley:

(Waving arms around like a demented thing)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:30pm coelacanth:

Bill i just checked again. 'seems normal. for all i know it failed only for a minute, at c.5:57.

- fred, no one's doing that - even if you've got 10,000 rare vinyls!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:30pm Bill Mac:

They do a cover of All Right Now.
I can picture it.... Spazz.... I hope Japan is ready for you...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:31pm Stanley:

Haha!
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 6:31pm V Priceless:

Bonzos!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 6:32pm Carmichael:

Neil Innes! Wasn't this produced by Apollo C. Vermouth?
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:34pm listener james from westwood:

Whoo! Was out getting my lease renewed, but in for the past half-hour or so! Howdy Bill and all!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:35pm Sem Chumbo:

Step out for a second and miss the Dog Band, shit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:36pm Stanley:

Don't worry The Dog Shit Band is coming up soon.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:36pm Sem Chumbo:

hehe.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:39pm Sem Chumbo:

I'm reading a biography of Joan Didion at the moment, and when she lived just off Sunset in LA, Jim Morrison would come by, randomly, to look at himself in her mirrors. She says he could not get over how much weight he lost, after being a chubby teenager and then discovering speed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:40pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Bill. Whazzup? Hello from the grocery store.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:41pm coelacanth:

Bill! i have to leave already. hardware store's cling at 7!
Thanks!
ciao
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:41pm Bill Mac:

Hey Ken and yoooooo listener James from Westwood!!!!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:41pm Bill Mac:

Later CC!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/16/16 6:41pm Carmichael:

@Sem: Buy Cornology and all your Bonzo prayers will be answered. Also, I grew up next door to the Didions here in Sacramento. I'm old.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:41pm Sem Chumbo:

Bye, coel! Swim fast and deep.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:42pm Stanley:

Keed spills!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:43pm Sem Chumbo:

Yes, Sacramento figures pretty heavily in her psyche, it seems.
Its OK, Carmichael, old is just fine.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:44pm Sem Chumbo:

hahaha.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:46pm Sem Chumbo:

FYI, the Flaming Groovies are like the house band on Burning Man Information Radio, streaming year-round at bmir dot org. Listen in pretty often, though not for ther F.G.'s.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:49pm Bill Mac:

Cool.... and to think I bought this album back in 1975 for a buck down the shore thinking these guys would wallow forever in complete obscurity
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 6:53pm V Priceless:

thanks Bill! Great to hear ya! Switching to app....come back soon - cheers!
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:53pm Sem Chumbo:

I love this music, music to take over a small Latin American country by.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:54pm Bill Mac:

Likewise VP, and all, gotta get things packed up for the next guy. Hope to see you soon, thanks for being here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:55pm Stanley:

Ivor, what a wonderful surprise thank you very much Bill
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:56pm Sem Chumbo:

So glad to hear you working that thing you do on the radio, Bill.
Catch you again, soon I hope.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:56pm Stanley:

Well, this was one sweet tasting musical morsel.
Until next time Bill and compadres.
Avatar    Mon. 5/16/16 6:56pm Sem Chumbo:

Cheerio, Stanley.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:57pm Stanley:

Sayonara Sem.
Avatar Mon. 5/16/16 6:57pm Doug Schulkind:

GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO PROGRAMMING ALERT...
Global Grease with Kim Sorise is up next here on your 24-hour Drummer Stream. Kim's playlist page is here: wfmu.org...

AND THEN THERE'S THIS:
Another new program is premiering on the stream on Wednesday afternoon. Making its Drummer Stream debut will be Ridgewood Radio with host David Weinstein. Ridgewood Radio will air every Wednesday on the stream 2:00 – 4:00pm (eastern). Tune in for Amanda Nazario at noon on Wednesday, then stay tuned at 2pm for the launch of Ridgewood Radio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/16/16 6:59pm rbxbx:

Thanks Bill!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/19/16 11:01am Brian in UK:

To quote W Churchill. "Thinking is the most dangerous process known to man"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/19/16 11:04am Brian in UK:

A man needs a nice shirt, he's not properly dressed without one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/19/16 11:05am Brian in UK:

Bill, I only saw your email late, then misread the date as next Monday. Bollocks as we say over here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/19/16 11:13am Brian in UK:

Loving the tuba action. Sounds like you had a blast on this show.
Next time use a handkerchief.
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