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Playlist for 12 April 2017 Options | French Horn Fight Club

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Robert Wyatt  Arauco   Options Rough Trade Singles  Rough Trade 
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  0:00:00 ()
Chicano Batman  La Jura   Options Freedom is Free  Ato 
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Mueran Humanos  El Circulo   Options Miseress  ATP Recordings 
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  0:08:35 ()
The Moonlandingz  Black Hanz   Options Interplanetary Class Classics  Chimera Music    *   0:12:27 ()
Bobby Conn and the Glass Gypsies  We Come In Peace   Options The Homeland  Thrill Jockey 
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  0:16:57 ()
The Billy Nayer Show  The American Astronaut   Options Title Track  BSG 
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  0:20:56 ()
Wire  Short Elevated Period   Options Silver/Lead  Pink Flag 
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Music behind DJ:
Hookworms 
Form and Function   Options Pearl Mystic  Gringo Records 
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The Muffins  Dancing in Sunrise, Switzerland   Options Open City  Cuneiform Records 
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Quincy Jones / Rahsaan Roland Kirk  Soul Bossa Nova   Options The Complete Mercury Recordings of Roland Kirk  Mercury, you dumbass! 
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Control Machete  Si Senor   Options Solo Para Fanaticos  Universal Mexico 
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  0:44:03 ()
Irving Klaw Trio  Cubano Saucer   Options Utek Pahtoo Mogol  Road Cone 
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Aquaserge  Virage Sud   Options Laisse Ça Être  Crammed Disc 
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Blood Sweat and Tears  And When I Diiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiieeeeee   Options No Album  No Label 
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Omo  Oversized   Options The White Album  Loaf 
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  1:13:52 ()
AF Moebius  Boser Traum   Options Magnetband - Experimenteller Elektronik Underground DDR 1984-1989 (V/A)  AF Moebius    *   1:18:19 ()
Young Marble Giants  Final Day   Options Colossal Youth & Collected Works  Domino 
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  1:19:55 ()
Kahlil El'Zabar Trio  Another Kind of Groove   Options Title Track  Sound Aspects 
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  1:21:31 ()
Material  Upriver   Options Memory Serves  Celluloid 
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  1:28:17 ()
Mars  Helen Forsdale   Options No New York  Antilles 
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  1:33:06 ()
Warning  Wild Roses for the Exit   Options Warning  Vertigo 
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  1:36:14 ()
Floh de Cologne  Wir Werden Immer Mehr   Options Lehrlinge Halten Zusammen  Plane 
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  1:40:08 ()
The Dukes  The Dentist   Options Hausputz Teil 2  Alcora 
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Merc Yes  A Loaf of Bread   Options A Loaf of Beatz  Internet and Weed Records and Tapes 
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Yximalloo  Javor2008   Options OGI Hz  Yximalloo    *   1:56:53 ()
Naing Naing  Brosse a Danse   Options Toothbrush Fever  Re-Aktion 
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Olga Podluzhnaya (Ольга ПодлужнаяY)  Legend About Ancient Fights   Options Uutai  Plexus Music 
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Glenn Miller  Song of the Volga Boatmen   Options Live!  Reader's f'in Digest      2:05:47 ()
Young-Holt Unlimited  Midnight Cowboy   Options Born Again  Water 
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  2:09:03 ()
Girl's Glee Club, New Palestine High School, IN  Midnight Cowboy   Options Poly High: School Bands Play the Classics (various artists)  LABEL HELP? These kids need the cash 
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Delicate Steve  Winners   Options This is Steve  Anti- 
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Messer Chups  Difficult Love   Options The Best; Cocktail Draculina  Solnze 
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  2:27:52 ()
Makers Of The Dead Travel Fast  Taels of the Saeghors   Options Title Track  M Squared 
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  2:31:15 ()
Swans  Can't Find My Way Home   Options They Came They Played They Blocked the Driveway  WFMU 
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Marco Benevento  Fearless   Options Me Not Me (outtake)  No Label 
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Roy Hamilton  You'll Never Walk Alone   Options Anthology  That Roy Hamilton Record Label. You know the one.. 
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Sean Landers  The Man Within   Options The Man Within  Sean Landers Eight Tracks and Tapes 
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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 6:05am -Ken:

Morning everybody!
     Wed. 4/12/17 7:41am Listener Robert:

"A little traveling music, Sam" this morning in honor of today's obvious-from-the-GIFs theme? Interrupted journey? The road not taken? Up, up, and away with you?
  Wed. 4/12/17 7:55am FʶFʶ (:

Welcome back, Ken!

Glad to read you. Did you have a buena vida in Costa Rica?

Talking about CR I read in one Central American newspaper last week that police are searching for an unknown American man who bought 127 million pesos in toucanets in the black market.

Coincidentally 127 million pesos is equivalent to the marathon money WFMU raised just few weeks ago!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 8:16am -Ken:

Hello f0f0 and Robert - I had what I thought were three toucanets but it turned out they were really aracarias, so I was dragged from the plane and maimed. But I guess I kinda deserved it. Aracarias and Toucanets look really different.
     Wed. 4/12/17 8:25am Listener Robert:

So you playing something about a Louisville Slugger? Woo, woo, which doctor...gets tossed? Musical chairs, full contact version? Sittin' on the doc over the cargo bay, wasting everybody's time? He's got a ticket to ride, but we don't care?
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 8:25am Nick from Indy:

Good Morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 8:29am Planet Tyler:

Morning Ken and early birds
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 8:50am Bootsie:

I'm just here for the GIFs...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 8:51am cory:

hi non-kens. welcome back ken, did you lick any frogs?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 8:53am Bootsie:

United's new theme song: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 8:53am -Ken:

Did not lick any frogs but saw a TON of poison dart frogs
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 8:58am cory:

should've licked a frog
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 9:02am dale:

did the sloth ever take his dump?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:02am sphere:

hello all
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:02am melinda:

Morgen Ken and everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 9:02am thedunkel:

Good Morning Jungle Explorer Ken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:03am Sebastian:

what is this trickery, how is this playlist up since 6?
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:05am FʶFʶ (:

I am amazed how good Robert Wyatt's Spanish pronunciation is!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:06am Sebastian:

Chicano Batman is a superb bandname
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:07am Ken From Hyde Park:

Hey, I think I located some action video of Ken on his surfing vacation in Costa Rica. Looking good! www.outsideonline.com...
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:07am People Like Us:

I love that Fight Club image
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:09am slowbear:

Ken
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:10am slowbear:

I love it
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:10am slowbear:

Can you tell clay he was great too
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:10am howard in nyc:

I can see you being dragged off and maimed, Ken, but did they leave the aracarias (aracariases?) on the plane?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:11am sphere:

don't ask a sloth to leave a plane.
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 9:13am egal:

One or two (probably one) FMU DJs have been forcibly dragged away from the mic.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:14am Bronwyn Bishop:

morning ken and everyone

egal, that sounds like an awfully low estimate
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:15am Nick S.:

Good morning, Ken and company.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:16am pantz:

That doctor actually lives in Elizabethtown, just south of Louisville. His house has been surrounded by paparazzi all week, poor guy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:18am MD:

Good Morning all! I am Ready to Fly the Friendly Freeform Skies!
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:18am FʶFʶ (:

Mueran Hermanos' El Circulo is one hell of an epic song (and a take on the Brits). But that one just played wasn't El Circulo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:18am Sebastian:

that is some serious hippie noise
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:19am -Ken:

What was it f0f0?
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:19am Roberto:

I recall Ken played this a lot when it came out. Great song, has a real late '60s vibe.
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:19am adrian in mpls:

Yay! Bobby Conn!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:20am The Oscar:

Bobby Conn! I have mixed emotions about how many of my favorite Bush-era protest songs are suddenly relevant again.
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:22am FʶFʶ (:

Sorry, I don't know, Ken. I haven't heard the full album because I'm pretty sure it would be impossible to surpass the greatness of a song like El Circulo.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:22am The Oscar:

Also yay Billy Nayer Show!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:23am Sem Chumbo:

Hello, Ken, and all the chronically impatient. Out-patients, meh.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:23am Roberto:

Rock and Roll Evacuation by Electric Six has also felt timely again lately.
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 9:25am Rafael:

AMERICAN ASTRONAUT!!!
What a great film!
So stoked to hear the title track on FMU :)
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:27am Rev. Turnip Druid:

[knocks timidly]
....is this the party...?
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 9:28am Undead83:

Hello crazy people ^^
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:28am Okasa:

Good morning Ken, Kensters, and Kenettes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:30am Sebastian:

we're not crazy people! CRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAZY PEOPLE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:30am Cheri Pi:

gringo records, @ken
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 9:32am pocket vito:

I hope the United thing leads to legislation to protect passengers from being treated like that.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:32am Roberto:

Vicki was fantastic, but yes, the poopyflute dearth must be addressed ASAP.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:32am Nick S.:

Vikki was wonderful, as usual! Sorry, Ken, she could easily replace you. NEVER FORGET!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:33am Okasa:

Wow, speaking of Sean Lennon, there is a movie on Netflix that I just watched called "A Monster in Paris". Not a great movie, but Sean voiced a character and sang a number of tunes that were very nice.
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:34am howard in nyc:

Somehow, I think I know how Ken will address the scheissflute absence
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:38am FʶFʶ (:

Last week's People Like Us's show was sensational! A shame I missed it live (alas no one told me!). As usual, very intricate and gorgeous music.

P.S. THE MUUUUUFFIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINSSSS!!!Another song that demonstrates Ken has perfect taste for instrumentals.By the way, PLU has perfect taste for instrumentals WITH lyrics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:39am Sebastian:

haaaahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:40am Sebastian:

oh god, that picture....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:41am -Ken:

Yes, f0f0, for many years I played almost entirely instrumentals. Vocal music is a recent addition to my show. generally dont like most male vocals.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:41am Guido from Cologne:

One Moment:
I guess the official artist is Quincy Jones with the title track from "Soul Bossa Nova" and the soloist is Roland Kirk?
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 9:41am Steve Dub:

Bachelor Pad Space Music yeah
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:42am melinda:

I didn't know RRK was involved in Soul Bossa Nova.
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 9:45am Slim Pickins:

Ohhh hello there! Hope everyone is doin well this morning
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 9:45am pocket vito:

Doing great with these kickin' tunes!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:46am Roberto:

Ken used to play Led Zeppelin minus the vocals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:47am bobdoesthings:

goodmorning
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:48am FʶFʶ (:

The one thing I love about most of the great instrumentals Ken plays is that they never tire me. There are tons of great songs with vocal music that Ken plays and I really love but after listening to them over the years most of tend to bore me. But with instrumentals songs this never happens! They always stay classic and fresh! Does this only happen to me?

I don't know if this happens to
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:49am museguy:

Wasnatch "French horning"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:51am -Ken:

Yes Museguy.. searched my image database for "horn" and that is unfortunately what I got.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:52am -Ken:

HEY! Note to any WFMU Djs on here.. did the Spotify password in the studio change or something last week?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 9:52am cory:

unfortunately?
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:53am museguy:

A new one for me "oboeing"
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 9:53am pocket vito:

That fly the friendly skies picture is so goddamn good. Had to print it out and hang it in my office ASAP.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:57am Okasa:

I was shocked that the "Irving Klaw Trio" track was NOT accompanied by a Betty gif. Did you do Ayahuasca in South America or something? What's wrong with you?!
  Wed. 4/12/17 9:58am FʶFʶ (:

My favourite part of the The Irving Klaw Trio is the typo. This is the only song that I can think of at the moment that has a typo in the lyrics. Singer sings "sangre en mis 'veginas', instead of "sangre en mis venas".
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 9:58am cthulhu:

NO!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:01am fm Mike:

Thank you for the heart Station Manager Banana Fingers.
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:02am FʶFʶ (:

Warning ? From Monterrey? No way! There's an early 70s video from Warning on the youtubes (Why can't the Body Fl). Probably same name but different bands.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:02am bobdoesthings:

www.youtube.com...
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:03am JakeGould:

Howler monkeys have Bluetooth?
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:03am mto:

Bottlenose DONKEYS! dumass!
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 10:03am pocket vito:

I heard 3 people got dragged off a plane this morning to make room for Chris Christie
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:03am FʶFʶ (:

Confirmed: Warning, the Mexican band, are three teenage girls.
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:04am josh:

The UK Daily Mail did a piece on the 'sordid' history of the Dr Dude too...
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 10:04am pocket vito:

Sounds like a classic bottlenose scheme
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:05am sphere:

Yep. Dolphins are cunning masterminds disguised as cute mammals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:07am Cecile:

What a horrible world we live in.
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 10:07am pocket vito:

I guess that flight attendant will think twice before she allows another delay like that
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:07am melinda:

Poor Dr. Dao. If I'd been one of the selected passengers I would not have fought the removers, but I think it takes someone standing their ground like that to bring attention to corporate ruthlessness.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:08am fm Mike:

Lol wow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:08am Cecile:

Could you play some Tonetta, or Hiiiie by Alaska (you'll have to bleep one f-bomb, but it's pretty clean. For her.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:08am MD:

They Ain't nothing but a waitress in the Sky..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:09am Cecile:

A lawyer friend of a friend says the flight was not overbooked. It was a scheduling error that could have easily been remedied, but they said overbooking so that the onus was on the passenger.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:09am MD:

MOTORIN!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:09am Cecile:

if it were me, I would have yelled "WORLDSTAR!" and demanded free air travel for life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:10am sphere:

"one child left to carry on"--what is all that about?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:10am Cecile:

Hey, Laura Nyro cover.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:10am Cecile:

sphere, reincarnation, or legacy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:10am bobdoesthings:

its times like these i'm happy i dont have tv and dont follow any news and am completely unaware of what is going on.... so some guy got kicked off a plane huh?
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 10:11am pocket vito:

Dragged kicking and screaming. Then he tried to get back on and they did it again. All so that some crewmembers could fly instead.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:12am Cecile:

Yep. And according to some sources, they could have been very easily accommodated.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:12am Passaic River Blues:

I had not heard of Christie's latest hypocrisy. Recall that his buddy and MTA consigliere, David Samson, admitted last year to accepting bribes from United and setting up what was basically a private route from Newark, NJ to a rural South Carolina airport near Samson's summer house. United has an almost complete monopoly on space and slots at Newark Airport, and was forced by the pre-Sessions DOJ to make moves to avoid pissing all over anti-trust laws.

ONLY 283 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTIE IS MERELY A SHITTY SPORTS COMMENTATOR & NOT A FAKE GOVERNOR.

www.nytimes.com...

www.justice.gov...
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:12am kevlicki:

In my early twenties I ended up camping in he jungle of Chiapas Mexico.
I woke up in the middle of the night to these terrifying dinosaur sounds filling the forest around the lake. Scared the shit out of me until the next morning when I saw the tiny monkeys that made the noise. Damn howler monkeys
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:12am Hope not Hate:

@josh the UK Daily Heil as always didn't fact check. The guy they wrote about was an entirely different Dr. I hope the real one sues them into oblivion.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:13am Guido from Cologne:

hahahahaha !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 10:13am JtotheK:

Hi Ken, hi everyone. - Question for Ken -- I very much enjoyed your program of 3 hours of 'Institutionalized' covers. Any chance of a 3 hour program of Clarence Carter 'Strokin' covers?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:13am Cecile:

Also, what's deep about this song is that Laura Nyro wrote it as a teenager.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 10:14am dale:

david slay-ton thomas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:14am Cecile:

JtotheK, I think that song is not covered, because, well, it's so gross you might catch something just singing it.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:14am Sem Chumbo:

Well played, Ken!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:14am Webhamster Henry:

Nice smooth stretching there! almost as much fun as the Swing version of Every Breath You Take!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 10:17am JtotheK:

@cecile - ha!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:18am βrian:

I'm here for the Ayahuasca Report?
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:19am FʶFʶ (:

3 hours of 'Strokin'"? Only it were live from Andy's Mastorbatoruim.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:19am Guido from Cologne:

Evil Dream:
rough egg breaking apart
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:22am Cecile:

Kahil El'Zabar is great.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:23am βrian:

I'm guessing Oscar Munoz might be much improved by a 3-day Ayahuasca drip. Perhaps he could dredge up a soul.
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:26am FʶFʶ (:

Cecile,

Is that Alaska from Alaska and Dinarama/Fangoria?
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:26am Fern:

Respect for playing Kahil El Zabar. I lived in Chicago for a long time and always looked forward to his live gigs
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:27am JakeGould:

Anyone check out the food court at the new “Holocaust Center?”
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:27am Cecile:

No, it's drag queen Alaska Thunderfuck 5000. But your dad just calls her Alaska.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:28am Cecile:

Fern, I saw him live a number of years back. Great show!
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:31am Fern:

Cecile. You're lucky. Since I've lived in NYC, I haven't seen him. His shows are so uplifting and joyful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:32am Vincent Nifigance:

I liked Alaska until she formed a triumvirate of bullies, and only abandoned it knowing she might be affecting her chances of being crowned.
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:33am FʶFʶ (:

Which Alaska, Vincent? The Alaska from Dinarama/Fangoria or the one from Thunderfuck 5000? I'm confused.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:34am Cecile:

That's reality TV for you. She's a competitive queen. I still like her. Even after her meltdown on All Stars 2. Boy, I've been there.

Fofo, Thunderfuck 5000.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:34am Passaic River Blues:

@Cecile: you should contact Mr. Marty McSorley to see if you can still get in on his Drag Race fantasy league (or perhaps for side bets). You would clean up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:35am Cecile:

PRB, I am in that game.
I am not cleaning up, but I was out of town. I did win big on week 2. I'm not making side bets yet because this is my first season and I'm still not 100% comfortable with the rules and shit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:36am Vincent Nifigance:

@FʶFʶ (: Alaska Thunderfuck on Drag Race. She and D-Tox and Roxy were called Rolaskatox and were very cliquey and condescending to eventual winner Jinkx Monsoon .
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:36am Cecile:

Now they are all friends. Touring for years at a time in a bus will do that for you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:37am Cecile:

I loved them all. I was really happy Jinkx won. She was on Blue Bloods and it was amazing.
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:38am FʶFʶ (:

Thanks, Cecile.

P.S. WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!

Definitely not the band of three teenage girls from Monterrey. Unless, of course, the Daniela, the singer, has the cookie monster deep voice.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:38am βrian:

Is that Darrin Stephens in the background there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:39am Cecile:

no, she has more like a whine like an air horn. Cuts through loud clubs very well. (got to see the broad last year.)
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:39am FʶFʶ (:

Warning's Label: Vertigo
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:39am bobdoesthings:

@Ken - according to discogs it's either Vertigo or Polydor for the label - www.discogs.com...
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:40am Passaic River Blues:

@Cecile: YOU WILL PREVAIL!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:41am Cecile:

Well Charlie Hides better step her game, or the bitch is gone. It's free agent time next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 10:42am Cecile:

Hopefully, she wakes up or I try to get Shea Coulee.
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:44am FʶFʶ (:

Floh and Guido are my favourite people from Cologne.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:44am Guido from Cologne:

The Dukes!
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:45am rw:

Wow. Guido! Nice!
  Wed. 4/12/17 10:45am GuidʶFrʶm Cologne:

The Dukes' label: Alcora ‎
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:45am Guido from Cologne:

ALCORA Label
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:46am Guido from Cologne:

img.discogs.com...
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 10:48am βrian:

The audio compressor or the air compressor?
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 10:52am Undead83:

Who allegededly mistreated the daughter
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 10:53am pocket vito:

If you wanted to get Andy onboard you would've needed to involve poop or farts in some way.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:01am FʶFʶ (:

i couldn't understand the intricacies of the one million dollar idea. But I'm keen to learn. So how is WfMU going to make a profit from the cartel of listeners?

By the way, probably the guy/girl that filmed the viral video will make a million dollars via the youtube adverts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:03am Uncle Michael:

Oh, boy...Olga.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:03am Michele:

Hey guys! It's been a while since we've heard Tonetta...
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:04am Webhamster Henry:

Olga needs to be mashed up with Miserlou
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:04am Webhamster Henry:

(There's no "Y" at the end of her name, BTW)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:04am Michele:

Ken I think her label is Plexus Music
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:05am Lewis:

and where do we get olga CDs?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:05am Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay, Olga!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:06am Michele:

order Olga here - plexusmusic.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:08am Lewis:

@michele - thanks!
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:09am FʶFʶ (:

Happy birthday Ken and any other Olga fan!

Olga Podluzhnaya in Italy's Got Talent (march 2017)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNGOzSpKYnw

P.S. She speaks italian!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:10am Listening Out There:

Who can forget Young-Holt Unlimited...
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:13am JakeGould:

Ben Carson was stuck in an elevator today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:14am Lewis:

go Ken!!
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:15am FʶFʶ (:

This set is the kind of music I imagine Ken will play in his show in his 70s.It has everything a baby boomer likes: Instrumentals, Glenn Miller, adult contemporary, covers of classics songs, World Music.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:15am βrian:

Will Peter Wahlbeck be seeing a piece of this weeks cash pie?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:16am Lewis:

this completely betrays the devastatingness of that movie...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:17am Lewis:

whatever that means...
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:17am βrian:

Are there still remnants of Upsala College?
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:18am JakeGould:

“New Palestine High” had a good girls glee club.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:19am planet tyler:

Those kids aren't old enough to watch Midnight Cowboy and see how Jon Voight turned out
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:19am JakeGould:

The ending of “Midnight Cowboy” still gets to me every time I see it. So sad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:20am pantz:

Amalgamated Records, @Ken
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:20am JP from KC:

Bastardizing the names of foreign municipalities was a favorite pastime of the early midwesterners.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:21am giselle:

Midnight Cowboy is the best movie ever!
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:21am Walt:

That was the great John McGiver!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:22am βrian:

There's a "burlin" in VT, spelled "Berlin."
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:24am JP from KC:

In Missouri alone, we have Cairo, pronounced "KAY-Row," Nevada, pronounced "Nuh-VAY-duh," and Versailles, pronounced "Ver-SAILS."
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 11:24am pocket vito:

Sounds like the WFMU elevator!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:24am βrian:

Dr Ben Casey never got stuck in an elevator!
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:25am JakeGould:

No. The best movie is that Bresson movie about the nice donkey who gets treated like crap by everyone but a few nice French kids.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:25am rsj:

that's such a tease, I need to know more about dr. ben carson
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:26am FʶFʶ (:

This Delicate Steve's song is phenomenal! Another smashing instrumental!! I love it so much!
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 11:26am Losermom:

OK . . .
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:27am Okasa:

Ick!
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 11:29am still b/p:

Non-sequitur & gripe of the day:
Anyone else think that belonging in the same dungeon with United Airlines reps are the writers of the terms and summary perspectives being tossed around in John Geils obits? ...such as "best known for the J. Geils Band's No. 1 hit, "Centerfold," That's their biggest-selling and highest charting, sure, but to claim "best known for" seems to give a dismissive and oversimplifying beatdown to huge important facts of band and public awareness history and drag those facts down the aisle of music history and eject them. Maybe it's another age-of-reporter thing, but
"best known for" is almost ALWAYS a bad choice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:31am Cecile:

Exactly.
I like better, "although well-known for this, such-and-such inserted an influence far beyond it. (insert rich history and fan tributes)"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:34am Uncle Michael:

J. Geils; lead guitarist for the eponymous J. Geils band, who's biggest hit was "Centerfold".

That's limited to statements of fact and makes no assumptions about what the reader knows.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:36am FʶFʶ (:

Hmm....Last time Ken played the Makers of the Dead Travel Fast song everybody jumped in excitement Now no one bats an eyelid!
  Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:38am Walt:

@JakeGould: I love that movie! It's called "Francis in the Navy."
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:38am The Oscar:

The Rolling Stone obit makes the peculiar choice of hyphenating "Love-Stinks." Which turns it into a plural noun, which is WAY grosser.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:39am Michael 98145:

whoa -
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:39am βrian:

Wow, the former Upsala College area looks like VinylStan on Google Street View. Ick.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:40am The Oscar:

Also, Peter Wolf was a regular at the record store I used to work at, and we'd always joke about whistling the riff from "Freeze Frame" as we wrote him up. Probably everyone who's worked in a record store in Boston in the past 30 years could tell you a few good Peter Wolf stories.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:40am FʶFʶ (:

Makers Of The Dead Travel Fast 's label : M Squared ‎
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:41am Cecile:

In the Midwest, they were legends as a live band. Our regular boring AM station would play hunks of the live album from time to time.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:41am Agent Peter:

interpolating "You'll Never Walk Alone"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:41am Threemoons:

Hey. Going in late to work today due to seder activity last night; great to start with Fearless....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:41am -Ken:

Brian = That's the building we were in for around 30 years..
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:44am ian:

interesting cover....
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:46am ian:

Where syd barett pink floyd meets "the nice" the keyboardist emerson on elp, I am making all that up but if there is any grain of thruth dont blame me.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:47am JakeGould:

Is this the music playing in Ben Carson’s head as he was stuck in an elevator?
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:49am ian:

Mabye it depends on who you know but honestly the weirdest part of this set is that there is a gif for every song.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:49am Bronwyn Bishop:

oh no not this again
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:50am rsj:

Landers two weeks in a row, Kenny G would be pleased
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:50am pantz:

Hey, it's Chairface. Where's The Tick when you need him?
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:50am Nick S.:

HAHAHAHA!!!! I forgot about this guy.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:51am βrian:

Sean goes plosive on his Ps.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:51am Dave in Vermont:

Ken's entrance music before every station meeting.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:51am JakeGould:

I thought Chris Burden was the greatest artist. He made a TV commercial about it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:52am Michele:

I love this
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:52am PMD:

@Dave in Vermont - ha!
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:52am FʶFʶ (:

Sean Lander's track is fake. Like real fake. Not fake fake.
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 11:52am pocket vito:

This guy is impressive
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 4/12/17 11:52am JtotheK:

Wow, The Man Within back to back weeks - what a treat!
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 11:53am pocket vito:

He's just saying what we're all thinking
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:53am ian:

The id of hubris that propels WFMU is on naked display. And it turns me on. At least it's honest and not trying to fuck a russian teenage bride or something.
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 11:54am pocket vito:

We all think we're the greatest ____ alive today.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:54am ian:

Yes pocket vito. thats what I was trying to say.
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:55am ian:

you're the greatest at explaining what I was trying to say in the wfmu comments. You can handle that ;)
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:56am Okasa:

But, if one can narrow down ______ small enough, it is true.
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 11:57am northguineahills:

Thanks Ken!
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:57am Lixiviated Life:

Time for the Shipping Forecast
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:58am ian:

yeah, I'm the greatest at being my exact self. Not that it is anything anybody else should aspire to but indeed okasa. That spoken word bit was just hilarious, way to make all of us artists who think we are so bold at least, just step back for a second. If you really are all that this will be a pebble in your road.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 11:58am Michael 98145:

we shall enjoy living at the pinnacle of human history
Avatar Wed. 4/12/17 11:58am groucho:

My gf just gave me Ivor Cutler's Gruts LP. Not showing off... but I am
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:59am joeray:

Nine of a kind! Ding,ding, ding!
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 11:59am βrian:

Poor, poor Peter Wahl!
  Wed. 4/12/17 11:59am ian:

nice groucho.. best I ever got was a copy of pinkerton by weezer. I don't even know what you are talking about, so that's cool :) :) google it in a second.
  Wed. 4/12/17 12:00pm FʶFʶ (:

Thank you, Ken, people! Great music, comments, GIFs! Till next episode. Take care!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 4/12/17 12:00pm Cecile:

The people I babysat for gave me a copy of Nazareth's Hair of the Dog.
  Wed. 4/12/17 12:00pm bobo:

Could I still request a song?
     Wed. 4/12/17 1:03pm Listener Robert:

I'm sure you could still request a song, bobo, just as I, under the terms of my consent decree with Ken, can still make a 3rd post on the comment list. This was it.
Avatar    Wed. 4/12/17 1:11pm Nacho:

Wow! "Arauco tiene una pena" de Violeta Parra!!! Saludos to everyone desde Chile!
  Fri. 4/14/17 6:20pm Malloo:

Hi
Thank you for playing JAVPR 2008.
But strange You have the new one "Ko Re Ya Ba I".
Ask to Brian Turner. I hope Brian put "Ko Re Ya Ba I" next og "OGI Hz" another 4 album are waiting to send by the mess.
  Sun. 4/30/17 3:56pm Malloo,YXI aka Yximalloo:

Thanks. I sent "Ko Re Ya Ba I" $ "Bon Jour 2007" and "Otolith 4 " already in FEB after "OGI Hz" strange!
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