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March 31, 2017 Options
Love you forever, Arthur Blythe
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo' Wax 1990)

Sandy Harrison w. Tommy Lloyd & His Strolling Cowboys  A Package of Heartaches   Options b/w Joann Pomeranz & Tommy Lloyd: You Need Not Cry Anymore
(Blue Hen 1957)
Carl Smith  Who'll Buy My Heartaches   Options b/w Satisfaction Guaranteed
(Columbia 1953)
Kay Tolliver  Heartache Is My Middle Name   Options b/w My Heart's Lucky
(Lucky Eleven 1966)
Chase Webster  The Heartaches That You Gave Me   Options Chase Webster Sings Country and Western
(Spar )
Margie Words  Takes a Lot of Heartaches   Options b/w I Shot Sam
(D 1959)
Gene McKown  Keeper of the Heartaches   Options b/w Peace Corps
(Sims 1965)
Bud Crowder  Room For One More Heartache   Options b/w Teardrop Train
(Toppa 1965)
Tommy Thrasher  One More Heartache   Options b/w Endless Hours
(Toppa 1962)
Don Rice  Hideaway Heartache   Options b/w They Go Together
(Toppa 1968)
Leona Williams  Ten Minutes Till Heartache   Options b/w A Woman's Man
(Hickory 1968)

Talkover Music:
Dollar Brand 
Cape Town Fringe   Options Cape Town Fringe
(Chiaroscuro 1977)

Orquesta De Cuchon  Tumbaron La Veintiuna   Options Tumabaron La Veintiuna, Brother
(MiCris 1976)
Canario y Su Grupo con Raful  Le Negra Merced   Options Plenas
(Ansonia )
Eddie Palmieri  Oyelo Que Te Conviene   Options Unfinished Masterpiece
(Coco 1975)
Los Kimbos  El Lapiz   Options b/w Te Soy Sincero
(Cotique 1976)
The Lat-Teens  El Amor Que Yo Te Di   Options Buena Gente
(Cotique 1968)
Ralfi Pagan  Pelao   Options Ralfi Pagan
(Fania 1969)

Talkover Music:
Clifford Coulter 
Big Fat Funky Shirley   Options East Side San Jose
(Impulse! 1970)

Arthur Blythe  Lower Nile   Options The Grip
(India Navigation 1977)
Charlie Parker  Parker's Mood   Options b/w Barbados
(Savoy 1948)
Mike Osborne Trio  Ist   Options Border Crossing
(Ogun 1974)
Cannonball Adderley  People Will Say We're in Love   Options Portrait of Cannonball
(Riverside 1958)
Arthur Blythe  Metamorphosis   Options Metamorphosis
(India Navigation 1977)

Talkover Music:
George Gershwin 
Whispering   Options The Piano Rolls, Volume 2
(Nonesuch )

Ngozi Family  Sunka Mulamu   Options Day of Judgement
(Zambia Music Parlour/Now-Again 1976)
Joe Mensah  Africa Is Home   Options Joe Mensah
(Decca/Soundway 1975)
Etubom Rex Williams & His Nigerian Artistes  Ererimbot Afayung Oko   Options
(Philips 1975)
SJOB Movement  Odiaria   Options Friendship Train
(EMI 1977)
Super Djata Band de Bamako  Zani Djabat'e   Options Volume 2 (yellow)
(Musique Mondiale 1982)

Talkover Music:
Kodo (Strobe remix) 
Sai-So (Strobe's Satori Beats)   Options Sai-So: The Remix Project
(Sony Japan 1999)

The Jackson Five  Big Boy   Options b/w You've Changed
(Steel Town 1968)
Eddie Kendricks  My People... Hold On   Options People...Hold On
(Tamla 1972)
Marvin Gaye  You're the Man (pt. 1)   Options b/w You're the Man (pt. 2)
(Tamla 1972)
Shuggie Otis  Inspiration Information   Options Inspiration Information
(Epic 1974)
Al Green  Simply Beautiful   Options I'm Still in Love with You
(Capitol 1972)
Billy Paul  Me and Mrs Jones   Options b/w Me and Mrs. Jones (mono short version)
(Philadelphia International 1972)
Smokey Robinson  Let Me Be the Clock   Options Warm Thoughts
(Tamla 1980)

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 6:35am XapnoMapcase:

Woot! Happy Friday all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 8:03am doctorjazz:

Happy Friday Drummers!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 8:19am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings, Xap! Hallo, doc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 8:44am annie:

good morning all!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 8:47am annie:

digging the early morning swing tunes on OZ this morning. looks like i'll just not be a wake-n-baker.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 8:53am Doug Schulkind:

G'morning, annie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 8:59am doctorjazz:

@Annie, is that WWOZ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:00am Stanley:

Sombrero - check
String vest - check
'Experience of India' yogic foot spa - check
Packet of sun dried termites - check
Bottle of Waltons family brewed saliva fermented beer - check

Looks like I'm good to go.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:02am annie:

yep, doc, it is..
friday mornings have been really great of late. and then on to the drummah!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:03am Doug Schulkind:

You forgot the tsetse netting again, Stanley!
  Fri. 3/31/17 9:04am Mr C:

I Just Want to Testify- that I listen to Give the Drummer Some. And I demand immunity..
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:04am Doug Schulkind:

You stole my opening line, Mr C. (You said it better.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:05am doctorjazz:

Figured I'd check out WWOZ, they have a listing for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. I know it is a truism, but there really is NO JAZZ at the festival (well, not NO JAZZ, maybe 1%-Kenny Barron and The Jazz Epistles, with Abdullah Ibrahim and Hugh Masekela will be there). I went twice in the 90's, it was true then as well, but not quite as dramatically as this schedule).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:07am annie:

some day i'll make it there. maybe this year
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:08am annie:

doug, hearing your voice makes me all warm and fuzzy
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:10am Doug Schulkind:

The deejay's code: First, do no harm. Second, make them warm and fuzzy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:12am Brian in UK:

Can I get a wetness,
I wanna testicle.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:13am Doug Schulkind:

Time to adjust that sack of woe, Brian in UK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:13am Brian in UK:

Hello Doug and sinners, apologies for the autotypemisnomerfilthcancellationcodereplicator.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:14am Brian in UK:

Talking of which, just done my last shift.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:16am Doug Schulkind:

You're officially a free man, Brian? Next round of warm ale is on me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:17am Brian in UK:

Thanks Doug as long as it is not what Stanley is drinking.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:20am Doug Schulkind:

I had to cut Stanley off. He was becoming unmanageable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:24am Artie Haywire:

Good morning, Drummers. Congrats, @BrianinUK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:26am Stanley:

It's just a normal Friday afternoon for me.

Hooray for Brian.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:27am Doug Schulkind:

Nice to see ya, Artie H!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:32am melinda:

howdy all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:33am doctorjazz:

My Man, Abdullah Ibrahim, the first thing I ever heard by him (on WNEW FM no less, the old rock station)
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 9:36am Webhamster Henry:

This is a good gif for Tony Coulter!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 9:36am Webhamster Henry:

16 Tons!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:37am Brian in UK:

Thanks, Doug, Stanley y Artie.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:38am Doug Schulkind:

It IS very Tapehissy, Webhamster H!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:39am Doug Schulkind:

@doctorjazz
Cape Town Fringe has that "you'll never forget the first time you heard it" quality.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:39am Brian in UK:

There used to be a comic over here called The Topper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:41am Ike:

Good morning all you hippies, punks, coal miners, hot librarians, cold librarians, gold sifters, cat-wranglers, Dolby C engineers, and moonshiners! What's cooking?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:42am annie:

ike!!! i finally saw Donnie Darko!! it was so incredibly good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:43am Uncle Michael:

Hola Doug, y su grupo!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:44am Doug Schulkind:

Tio Miguel!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:44am Doug Schulkind:

Pull up a mint julep and stay a while, Ike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:46am Brian in UK:

Found a Hector Lavoe CD that my daughter has secreted last week. Wondered where it was.

Anyone seen james our Westwood correspondent recently?
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 9:46am βrian:

Looking forward to the cruelest month. Good morning, Drummers.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:47am Doug Schulkind:

This Eddie Palmieri number is one of the great epics of salsa. It's like an Ellington suite.

Hello there, βrian!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:47am Jason Elbogen:

Hi everyone!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 9:48am βrian:

I like my salsa cruda!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 9:48am βrian:

... or at least salaciously suggestive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:50am Ike:

@Annie, I don't recall discussing that one w/you! Are you sure that was me? I really like parts of that movie but I'm not one of its advocates overall. Maybe I'm too contrarian.
  Fri. 3/31/17 9:53am Mr C:

Doug...Have you seen the Boogaloo doc? Looks cool..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:53am Uncle Michael:

Brian, James was in the Spazz comments last night.

Boogaloo doc?
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:54am Doug Schulkind:

@Mr C
I am seeing the boogaloo doc this afternoon. He will be doing a complete physical.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:55am Uncle Michael:

No me gusta cricket bat?
  Fri. 3/31/17 9:56am Mr C:

"We Like it Like That" features Joe Bataan, Harvey Averne, Larry Harlow, Joe Cuba and on..
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:56am glenn:

pavlov's cats. www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 9:56am Brian in UK:

Thanks, Uncle.

Doug. A complete physical.......?

It is salsa city, main stream playing Willie Colon.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:58am Doug Schulkind:

Hi up there, Jason Elbogen! Comment scrolled too fast and I missed you! Hello to anyone else I've overlooked!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 9:59am Doug Schulkind:

I prefer my salsa salacious, but without cilantro.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 9:59am annie:

no, we never discussed it ike, i was just giving a update.. feel free to pass it by.. :)
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:00am Doug Schulkind:

I gotta see that, Mr C.

Howdy, glenn!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 10:01am Brian in UK:

This is a note takers show.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:01am Doug Schulkind:

Hey, will someone alert me if Trump gets impeached before I leave the air. I'm always the last to know.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:02am βrian:

La salsa sin cilantro?" That's a sin.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:02am glenn:

impeached or sniped, i'm good either way. unfortunately, then pence is da man, and he's even crazier than the donald.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 10:03am Uncle Michael:

Stanley, we need to talk about my allowance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:03am doctorjazz:

(No salsa expert, but Unfinished Masterpiece is a fabulous album).
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:03am Doug Schulkind:

Busted! Can't be trusted!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:03am Jason Elbogen:

Hey Doug - I first thought from today's shifting graphics that you were doing a cassettes-only show. I'm assuming from the sound quality that that's not the case...
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:03am βrian:

The next New Yorker cover:
www.newyorker.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:03am doctorjazz:

I'm not sure Pence is crazier than the Donald, but that means he may actually be able to get more stuff passed, a scary thought.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:04am Doug Schulkind:

The sound quality is still pretty shitty, though, Jason. I am no fidelity freak.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:05am Jason Elbogen:

But no hiss!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:07am βrian:

Now I recall a phrase from my beginning spanish text:
Pescado sin cilantro es pecado.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:08am Jeff Golick:

I was lost but now I'm found.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:10am doctorjazz:

Blythe also had his In The Tradition band which did a great job with "regular" jazz
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:12am Ike:

@Glenn, I don't think he's actually crazier, and quite possibly he's less likely to start a nuclear war, slowly tear down the international order and bring about a new Franz Ferdinand moment, or keep a long enemies list. OTOH, Doctorjazz makes a good point. Oh and the "mother" stuff is creepy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:14am Stanley:

Uncle Michael - no problem but you do know that it's dependant on doing your chores.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:15am Doug Schulkind:

Nice timing, Jeff Golick!

@doctorjazz
And then there's Amiri Barka's poem "In the Tradition: For Black Arthur Blythe." Heard him perform it live with David Murray and Steve McCall. Mindblowing evening it was.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:16am glenn:

true believers are always the scariest loonies, in my opinion.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 10:17am Brian in UK:

@Ike I believe the car that carried Franz Ferdinand's killers drove up next to him but overshot and had to back up. Still did the job.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:19am doctorjazz:

I saw the old In The Tradition band a few times (loved that band), but that show with the poem and David Murray sounds amazing!
  Fri. 3/31/17 10:21am Mr C:

Arthur Blythe was a very nice man, as well..
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:21am Doug Schulkind:

@doctorjazz
There is a recorded version of the poem on this record: www.discogs.com...

An insanely great record.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:23am Doug Schulkind:

@Mr C
I have been reading that about Blythe since his death. I learned that he was a rather soft spoken fellow, but one who stood up to aggression and injustice (especially with the cops in L.A. in his formative years).
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:23am Jeff Golick:

Ogun is a label that to me = buy on sight.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:24am Doug Schulkind:

My friend and hero, Listener Hugo from Norway, has a complete set of Ogun on Vinyl.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:24am Jeff Golick:

@Brian @ 9:46 -- have seen @listener james on the Twitter a bit this week, so he's up and about.
  Fri. 3/31/17 10:25am Mr C:

He was a little spacey, but a gentle soul. I crossed paths with him several times during his Columbia years..
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:25am Little Danny:

Good morning everybody, I'm here, functioning barely. What happened last night?
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:25am Jeff Golick:

I think the correct phrase, Doug, is "the vinyl." Listener Hugo is a giant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:26am doctorjazz:

Listener James was on some boards this week, think he's posted that he's busy with work stuff, though.

Isn't the proper phrase, "the vinyls...?"
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:28am Doug Schulkind:

@Mr C
Kevin was a little Spacey, too.

Good morning, Barely Functioning Danny! Can I get you some coffee?
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:34am βrian:

I can't help but read that as Cannonball Adderall.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:36am Doug Schulkind:

You have a hyperactive imagination, βrian.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:37am Doug Schulkind:

That is ur-Philly Joe Jones right there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:39am doctorjazz:

Hey, Little Danny, hung over from last night's show?
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:40am Doug Schulkind:

This Metamorphosis was record live almost exactly 40 years ago (2/26/77)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:40am doctorjazz:

Arthur Blythe is one of those artists who got a Columbia contract for a short while, if I remember correctly.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:40am Doug Schulkind:

Listener James from Westwood just retweeted a hilarious cat video, so we know he's OK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:41am doctorjazz:

Lenox Avenue Breakdown was major label, no?
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:41am Doug Schulkind:

@doctorjazz
I believe he was under contract with Columbia for seven years.
  Fri. 3/31/17 10:42am Listener Gregory:

Very sad about Arthur Blythe. I remember listening to him back in the day when you wondered if jazz was going to become an adjunct of disco or something. His flame was always burning.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:44am Doug Schulkind:

I have always told the story in my head that it was Columbia that made Blythe drop his stage name "Black Arthur." There is no factual basis to this notion, I just imagined that a major label would've been behind Blythe's change in name on his LPs. Anyone know if this might possibly be true?

So glad you're here, Listener Gregory. Blythe had been living with increasingly aggressive Parkinson's for over a decade. To the extent that endings can be good, I am glad he is at rest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 10:47am Brian in UK:

Thanks for james updates. Not a social psychopath sorry, media type. So Twitter and Facebook are foreign lands to which my passport has no interface.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:49am Jeff Golick:

PS. Metamorphosis and The Grip were recorded at the same time/venue/gig.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 10:53am βrian:

@BUK: I know what you mean. Engaging the world via corporate tracking entities strikes me as surreal.

On the other hand, I did follow twitter feeds during the Wisconsin labor protests, since the right ones were accurate and *way* ahead of conventional media sources.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:55am annie:

so, i'm shutting the comments window down, have to settle into a job and the fewer tabs the better... ..and @Brian: my FB "from" description says i am "from Madison" in support of that protest, i've never changed it back.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 10:55am Doug Schulkind:

@Jeff Golick
Yeah, I forgot that. When those two records were reissued, they were in the same package. So that makes sense.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 10:56am Stanley:

(sashaying in from the kitchen)
Yay, Ngozi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 10:59am Brian in UK:

Thought the Day of Judgement had been put off due to unforeseen circumstances.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:00am Stanley:

Ye shall heed the Day of Judgement, Brian.
Tickets now available
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:00am Jeff Golick:

re today's GIF parade: there was a time in my life when a Maxell hi-bias tape represented the absolute pinnacle of luxury goods.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:02am Brian in UK:

Sarf Lunnon accent there.

@Jeff I have a TDK still in the wrapper. Snigger, snigger.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:03am Stanley:

Packet of three, Brian?
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:04am Doug Schulkind:

I was a TDK zombie. Maxell's could go to hell. (Yes, I realize the zombie/hell contradiction.) But yes, on high bias we all agree.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:07am Stanley:

I was a Scotch tapes skeleton
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:07am Little Danny:

TDK C90s were my teenage bread and butter
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:07am Jeff Golick:

I wasn't terribly loyal: TDK, Maxell, Denon, Memorex...in a pinch. We all sneered at the Radio Shack brand - what name did they go under?
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:07am Webhamster Henry:

TDK Type II is what I mostly had. I never used metal tapes though.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:08am Webhamster Henry:

@Jeff Realistic! I have some Radio Shack data tapes - they lack leaders.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:08am Jeff Golick:

Realistic!!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:08am Little Danny:

@Jeff "Realistic"

Sure!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:08am Uncle Michael:

Chores? I'm running away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:09am thedunkel:

Good Morning Mr. Drummer!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:09am Jeff Golick:

Aw yeah. Thanks, gents.
  Fri. 3/31/17 11:09am βrian:

" — a division of Tandy"
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:09am Little Danny:

The head of chug on this Etubom Rex Williams is unstoppable
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:10am Webhamster Henry:

BTW, I can't help plugging this excellent site again, I love them!
Bedroom Cassette Masters
bedroomcassettemasters.bandcamp.com
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:10am Jeff Golick:

That Maxell XL-II S had really good "case feel."
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:10am Doug Schulkind:

thedunkel's here! Hi, thedunkel!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:10am Stanley:

Or was that video tape? .....seems so long ago

Oi, Uncle Micheal, come back here.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:11am Jeff Golick:

Thanks for that link, @Web/Henry. I'm already a fan of their graphic sense.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:11am Doug Schulkind:

I used laugh at those Metal cassettes. What a joke. (Though I was privately intimidated.)
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:12am Webhamster Henry:

FUJI used to have "Extra Slim cartridges" that were a millimeter or two thinner, allowing more K7s per shoebox.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:12am Little Danny:

I never understood it my dad's obsession with metal tapes.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:12am Doug Schulkind:

This Eubom Rex Williams track has been reissued here: www.discogs.com...
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:14am Doug Schulkind:

All aboard the Friendship Train! (I wish Richie Havens could have said that.)
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:15am Doug Schulkind:

@Little Danny
In thirty years my daughter will be commenting, "I never understood my dad's obsession with 320kbps MP3s.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:16am Doug Schulkind:

Or maybe in thirty minutes.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:16am Jeff Golick:

@Web/Henry: I really could not handle those slimmer cases. The dimensions offended me in some unnameable way.

Yes, I'm in therapy, why do you ask.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:16am Little Danny:

Haha, you and I share that obsession, Doug. Let them laugh!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:17am Jeff Golick:

Whatever, man. These things hold some heavy talismanic properties for me, that's all I know.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:18am Jeff Golick:

This set is blazing, btw.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:18am Webhamster Henry:

At least the cardboard cassingle cases didn't break. Broken Cassette and CD Jewel cases are littering my life.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:19am Doug Schulkind:

Truthfully, I am not really beholden to 320. It's just that there is SO much damn music to download, I use the 320 standard as a way to enforce some kind of cut-off.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:21am Doug Schulkind:

There is some major guitar badassery happening on this Super Djata cut. MAJOR.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:22am Little Danny:

Another massive, dense groove here!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:24am Rich in Washington:

I used to swear by those 'Rainbow' generic tapes as a kid. One reason was that our mom could get them from work nearly at cost. The other was that they seemed really durable. Eventually they went downhill. I think they got bought out by some crappy consortium.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:24am Andrew Waterloo:

@Doug, I never understood the need to have 320 over VBR. For me, it's been as long as it's not 128 or 196.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:25am Doug Schulkind:

Rich in Andrew Waterloo Washington!
  Fri. 3/31/17 11:26am Listener Gregory:

If this is Super Djata, I think even mediocre Djata must be pretty good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:31am doctorjazz:

Use 24/198 FLAC whenever possible (yes, I'm an audio geek...)
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:32am Jeff Golick:

I have some 128s. It'll do, in lieu of not having the music at all. I'm an audio plebe.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:34am Doug Schulkind:

If I had unlimited space, I would be down with flacs. But I don't so I ain't.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:34am hyde:

hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:34am Andrew Waterloo:

128s are OK, but you can hear the cutoff when the cutoff is there.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:36am hyde:

@Doug heh, i stay away from flacs for the most part for that very reason
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:36am Andrew Waterloo:

Yah, between the amount of music I purchase from bandcamp and maintaining backups, Flac was just too big.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:36am Doug Schulkind:

Welcome welcome, hyde!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:37am Uncle Michael:

Please join me at the top of the hour, where it will be 1971, once more.
www.wfmu.org...
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:42am Jeff Golick:

No one could cut Marvin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:42am doctorjazz:

(I'm sure I don't have a fraction of the music you FMU DJ's have, but I'm on my 3rd external hard drive. Still try to buy CD's and LP's when I can. Then my computer just stopped making sound, trying to find the problem, likely a driver?)
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:42am Alex In Illinois:

I've been too busy to comment, but I have been listening since the start.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:42am Uncle Michael:

You've rebooted, Doc?
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:43am burke:

Love that snare drum on this track!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:43am Artie Haywire:

TDK-SA90 4EVA!!! Well, at least until I can grab a nice rip encoded to FLAC. My library is scattered with all sorts of goof encodings, but well tagged and tended. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:44am Doug Schulkind:

@burke
That snare drum loves you.

Hi, Alex in Ill!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:44am Artie Haywire:

Working from home today. Sure is nice to hear the show at good volume on a proper system. Yip!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:44am Jeff Golick:

Out of curiosity, re digital tune storage/management, are most of y'all off of iTunes and using some other method of organization? Uncle Michael got me over to JRiver a few years back and I really like it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:45am Uncle Michael:

JRiver? Me? Hmmm...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:45am Andrew Waterloo:

I use Foodbar2000 and old-fashioned file management.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:46am Rich in Washington:

iTunes is always making it harder and harder to organize vast amounts of music. I think that's their goal.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:46am Jeff Golick:

No? Maybe it was Jeff Moore, then...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:46am Uncle Michael:

I use massive external drives and File Explorer. I don't "manage" my library at all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:46am Artie Haywire:

@doctorjazz - Sometimes it's just a simple as the machine forgetting to use the right audio output device. if you're in for an upgrade, there's a wide range of nice sounding USB DACs on the market these days.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:46am Uncle Michael:

I use lots of different playbak option, including Foobar2000.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:47am Jeff Golick:

@Rich: ha, and yup.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:47am GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO:

We seem to be stuck in 1972. Uncle Michael promises to take you way back to 1971 on today's Hinky Dinky Time. You might as well go. You're up to date on all your immunizations.

PLAYLIST: wfmu.org...
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:47am northguineahills:

Arto Lindsey does a fine cover of "Simply Beautiful".
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:47am Andrew Waterloo:

Foobar allows me to write prepared scripts for moving and creating files based on Tags.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:47am doctorjazz:

Yeah, UM, I rebooted. Use JRiver for music, I believe my antivirus (Kaspersky) "cleaned" the JRiver, and I have no sound since, not with JRiver, Foobar,Windows Media Player, nada.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:48am βrian:

Well, as it happens, March 31 is World Backup day.
Make sure your backup drive is in good shape — and bootable if possible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:48am Uncle Michael:

I guess I do rely a lot on Logitech Media Server, and that scans and builds a database.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:48am doctorjazz:

@Artie Haywire-I'm a geek, use an external DAC, Geek Out Special Edition.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:48am Doug Schulkind:

I need someone to come hold my hand as I transition away from iTunes as my library infrastructure. I am just too wussy to do it by myself.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:48am Rich in Washington:

I think the real reason behind iTune's continued progressive uselessness is that Apple just wants to turn it into a portal for the store and for paying for access to streams. They could care less about your collection of digital files.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:49am Jeff Golick:

Might have to look at Foobar, then. I believe that, instead of crossword puzzles and word-finds, trying to learn a new bit of software will keep dementia at bay, for a time...
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:49am βrian:

I so prefer the Irreverent Al.
  Fri. 3/31/17 11:49am Maggie B.:

Oh this is so perfect as I lay here with this horrible cold. ThAnks Doug.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:49am northguineahills:

All of my various blank tape, cassette and reel-to-reel, and most of my master recordings were thrown out by my landlord 3 years ago. I made the mistake of cleaning my apartment the same day they decided to clean the common area (for the first time in two years), I put the box outside my front door, and a few hours later, I hear cleaning noises in the hall, open the door, my box was gone, and workers couldn't tell me what happened to it. Not a fun day.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:50am Jeff Golick:

@Rich: you nailed it. They so clearly prioritize commerce over user convenience.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:50am Rich in Washington:

I have an intense love/hate relationship with Apple; I have to use their hardware professionally, but as a consumer, I cannot sustain their upgrade or die business model.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:50am Uncle Michael:

Foobar is just a player, albeit a good one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:51am Uncle Michael:

Love "once I had a secret love" quoted on the sax at the beginning of this Billy Paul.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:51am Jeff Golick:

@UM: it *was* that LMS thing you were trying to help me with, for remote listening...
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:51am hyde:

@ngh argh, that is tragic
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:51am Rich in Washington:

and don't even get me started on IOS. I've been iPhone and iPod free for years now and loving it.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:52am βrian:

The last PB updates amounted to a complete and total face-plant. No thought given to professional users.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:52am Uncle Michael:

That's right, Jeff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:52am Artie Haywire:

Home library is mainly managed with Tag&Rename, File Explorer, and some backup sync scripts. Playback with Logitech Media Server (oldie/goodie), playback UI by iPeng on iPhone/iPad. If I was building all today, I'd be looking at Rune or Roon server and little build-yr-own devices.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:52am Stanley:

This would make a nice segue into the show that follows next.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:52am Jeff Golick:

@Rich, what's your iPod now? Phone?
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:52am Doug Schulkind:

Chicken Soup for your ears, Maggie!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:53am Doug Schulkind:

And your ears, too, northguineahills!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:53am Uncle Michael:

Satnley isn't incorrect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:53am Uncle Michael:

I meant to type "Satanley".
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:53am Rich in Washington:

That's awful NGH. I am sorry to hear. I had something like that happen a few years back. My wife confused a large tote of reel to reel tapes with a similar looking tote of VHS tapes bound for the Goodwill bins.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:54am doctorjazz:

Roon does sound appealing, but it ain't cheap.
I like Foobar, but JRiver is my favorite (not free, though)
(I'm back to LP's and CD's for now...)

Another great show for the books, thanks Doug!
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:54am Rich in Washington:

@Jeff: currently using my android phone with Pulsar, which is simple enough for use in the car.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:54am Stanley:

UM - surely St Anley?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:54am doctorjazz:

and Neil Young's Pono Player, which I like a lot.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:54am northguineahills:

I haven't upgraded my iTunes in four years. The updates just fudge everything up 80% of the time, and it works fine as is, so there is no need. It's the same reason I haven't updated my iPhone in five years.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:54am Artie Haywire:

@doctorjazz - Birds of a feather. I really like my GOV2!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:55am Uncle Michael:

Neil Young's Hellno player is still being supported?
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:55am Rich in Washington:

I use an ftp-like utility called Commander to transfer songs from my macs to my phone
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:55am Webhamster Henry:

@ngh arrrgh! I purged a lot of cassettes but still have a few hundred left. My tragedy is that I slimmed down my vinyl and am often looking for stuff that is gone.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:56am Doug Schulkind:

My beloved darling Jessie and I don't have "a song," but if we had "a song," this would be "our song."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 11:56am Uncle Michael:

See you all in the next room! Thanks, Doogie.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:56am northguineahills:

Ouch, Rich! At least I had some faceless workers hired by my less then cordial landlord as the villain in my case. If my wife did that, I'd would at least be able to get out of cleaning the apt for a year.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:56am Jeff Golick:

We should do this again, soon. Maybe next Friday? Thanks, Doug!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:57am Jeff Golick:

That's sweet, Doug.

And condolences to @ngh and @Rich.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 11:57am Stanley:

Another wonderful, interesting and enjoyable show.
Doug......... yeah.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:57am hyde:

thanks for the half hour of the show i actually managed to catch! i bet the other 5/6ths was good too
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:57am Doug Schulkind:

It's a date, Jeff Golick. I will bring the Chianti, you bring the breadsticks.
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:57am Jeff Golick:

There's a great little bit in an ep of The Office about "The Smokeman."
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 11:59am Doug Schulkind:

Give the Drummer Radio: "The other 5/6ths were pretty good, too."
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 11:59am βrian:

Fava beans, you mean?
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 12:00pm Rich in Washington:

Thanks for a great show, Doug!
Avatar    Fri. 3/31/17 12:00pm Jeff Golick:

I don't like where you're going, @βrian...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 3/31/17 12:00pm Dave in Vermont:

Thanks, Doug. Great show again.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 12:01pm Rich in Washington:

northguineahills: at least in the case of my sweetie, I had clearly ignored her admonitions to separate all the stuff, so had to suffer the cconsequences.
Avatar Fri. 3/31/17 12:01pm Doug Schulkind:

(cough cough cough) Thanks, Dave! Thanks everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 12:09pm thedunkel:

thank you mr. drummer!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 3/31/17 12:15pm Brian in UK:

Still taking notes (in between telephone calls)
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