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Playlist for 30 August 2017 Options | This Is A Sound

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Johnny Cash  Five Feet High and Rising   Options The Essential Johnny Cash, 1955-1983 
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Yat-Kha  When the Levee Breaks   Options Re-Covers 
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Killdozer  When the Levee Breaks   Options  
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Loveage  Lifeboat   Options Nathaniel Merriweather Presents... Lovage: Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By 
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Can  Thief   Options Delay 1968 
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Tricky feat Tizrah  I Had a Dream   Options Adrian Thaws 
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Neil Cicierga  Bills Like Jean Spirit   Options Mouth Sounds 
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The Residents  Kaw-Liga   Options Stars And Hank Forever 
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Peter Perrett  How the West Was Won   Options Title Track 
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Saint Black Alex  Alex   Options Self Titled 
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Butterscott  Kissing the Velvet Glove   Options Throwing Meatloaf at the Sun 
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Toy Dolls  Nellie the Elephant   Options A Far Out Disc 
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Saor Patrol  Three Wee Jigs   Options Two Headed Dog 
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Red Hot Chili Pipers  Highway to Hell / Smoke on the Water Medley   Options Live at the Lake 2014 
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ZZ Top  La Grange   Options  
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Liberace  Army Reserve PSA   Options       1:16:38 (MP3 | )
Barry Adamson  They Walk Among Us   Options Love Sick Dick 
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Tjupurru  Stompin' Ground   Options Australian Aboriginal Music 
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The Baby Snatchers  White Gorilla   Options Entertaining the Invalid: Synthetic Post Punk (V/A) 
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Allison Steele  Bizarre Anti-Punk Rock, Pro- ROTC PSA   Options       1:32:00 (MP3 | )
Endon  Born in Limbo   Options Through the Mirror 
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Winnie Puhh  Meiecundimees üks Korsakov läks eile Lätti   Options       1:35:06 (MP3 | )
Hopeajärvi  Mun Taytyy, Mun Tarvii, Mun on Pakko   Options Mahdotonta 
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Suicide Romeo  Needle In The Camel's Eye   Options ENOugh: Garbage Time's 2017 Marathon Premium 
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Faith Healer  Light of Loving   Options Try 
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De Artsen  Connie Waves With a Shell   Options Self Titled 
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A Giant Dog  Fake Plastic Trees   Options Toy 
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Rammstein  Du Hast (Bossa Nova Version)   Options Andy Rehfeldt's Youtube Channel      2:10:07 (MP3 | )
Sigh  A Sunset Song   Options Imaginary Sonicscape 
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The Who Boys  Devil is Dead Metal   Options Straight Outa Ireland 
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Wire  Short Elevated Period   Options Silver-Lead 
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Big Blood   I Have Known Love   Options The Daughters Union 
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East River Pipe  Hell is an Open Door   Options The Gasoline Age 
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Rockabye Baby  Groove is in the Heart   Options  
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Raymond Scott  This is a Sound   Options  
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Conrad Schnitzler  Fata Morgana   Options Deutsche Elektronische Musik 2: Experimental German Rock And Electronic Musik 1971-83 
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The Fugs  WFMU Benefit, 1968   Options WFMUzak [Bob Brainen's 2017 WFMU marathon CD]      2:51:15 (MP3 | )
Folkswingers  Shape of Things   Options WFMUzak [Bob Brainen's 2017 WFMU marathon CD] 
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Listener comments!

  Wed. 8/30/17 6:46am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Good flooded morning, Ken, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 6:52am -Ken:

Hi f0f0! You beat me to it!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 7:27am AnAnonymousParty:

No work travel, no vacation post eclipse hangover, guess I got time for this today. Can we get Johnny Cash's "How high's the water, mama?" to go with the GIFs?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 7:37am Ken From Hyde Park:

Fancy billboards of the future will display animated GIFs, very similar to these shown here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 7:38am cory:

mornin' Ken, Ken, Fofo and and AAP
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 7:38am Wild Neil:

Peace all. The TV gif is insanely cool.MC Escher would be proud. My Godfather told me "country music is popular in Canada now.". I should have asked exactly what he meant specifically.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 7:41am -Ken:

@AAP, Great request! Comin' right up. Hazmat update at 845am with Clay Pigeon..
  Wed. 8/30/17 8:01am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Some requests ideas:

Yat-Kha - When The Levee Breaks
Chuck Pyle - Here Comes the Water
Tina Turner - I Can't Stand the Rain
Carter Family - The Cyclone of Rye Cove
Bob Dylan - A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
Bob Dylan - High Water (For Charlie Patton)
Joan Baez - Money For Floods
Bessie Smith - Backwater Blues
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 8:03am Bjarne:

morning folks. All is well over there i hope.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 8:04am AnAnonymousParty:

Well, there's Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Texas Flood" from the Dept of Obvious Choices.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 8:21am Planet Tyler:

My only request is that it be Caucasian and more jew-free
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 8:24am Bjarne:

Request idea:

JÜ - My heart is somewhere else
Hella - Ho's in the house
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 8:25am -Ken:

WHere would I find those, Bjarne?
  Wed. 8/30/17 8:31am Mark Williams:

Killdozer's cover of "When the Levee Breaks" seems in play...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 8:34am Bjarne:

You would find them on Spotify.
Do DJ's use spotify to play songs on their shows? Been wondering about that.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 8:37am AnAnonymousParty:

K, I'll throw out some more: Creedence Clearwater Revival "Who'll stop the rain", Neil Young "Like a Hurricane", Bob Dylan "Hurricane", John Fogerty "Walkin' in a Hurricane"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 8:45am Planet Tyler:

German kids song about ducks putting their heads in the water??? www.youtube.com...
  Wed. 8/30/17 8:46am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Nice to hear Ken is also reporting on UK Hazmat updates as well!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 8:51am Bjarne:

maybe that was a stupid question.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 8:53am Planet Tyler:

Blind Lemon Jefferson - Rising High Water Blues
Nick Cave - Sad Waters and Muddy Waters
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 8:56am Planet Tyler:

Backwater Blues by Bessie Smith
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 8:57am Planet Tyler:

Can't beat the blues for flood songs, Ken
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 8:59am AnAnonymousParty:

I'll bet Roger Waters has a song the expresses his outrage at some government figure's failure to do something about something that has to do with global warming and flooding somehow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:00am cory:

a roger waters song about outrage? no way!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:01am BnowB:

I was dying to hear this 3 feet high and rising.. and now.. I'm tripping out because i understand some... somethings happening...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:02am AnAnonymousParty:

Vas ist dis?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:02am cory:

learn german with johnny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:02am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Has anyone covered Eno's "Backwater"?
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:02am Motobro:

Vaaath is he sayin?
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:03am grubbus:

Good Morning everyone! Ken love the hazmat energy!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:03am John in Bklyn:

Thanks, Ken. I'm sheltering in place. Er, I mean shelterink eine das haüsen.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:04am ƑƓƑƓ (:

YAAAAT-KHLAAAAAAAAAAAAM!!!

Hold on.. I meant to shout YAT-KHA!!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:04am John in Bklyn:

This tune just isn't the same without Bonzo.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:05am BnowB:

Can not this country a Levy Make? I mean really!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:05am melinda:

Morning Ken and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:06am doctorjazz:

Man, great Dylan cover!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:06am steveo:

Guten Morgen zu Ken und den Kenschlampen!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:06am John in Bklyn:

Levees won't a help a city that has 4 trillion miles of freeway and 12.7 million strip malls.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:07am steveo:

Verdammt, ich habe Johnny Cash verpasst!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:07am John in Bklyn:

Those numbers are rough estimates, btw. The actual figures could be considerably higher.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:07am Bjarne:

a good morning to melinda and steveo
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:07am BnowB:

excuses excuses John LOL ugh your right.. They would need to be higher than the city ...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:08am BnowB:

that throat singing is what i need... OM... om mani padme hum...
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:09am John in Bklyn:

Ich bin ein Houstonian!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:09am Kagi:

Ooh! The Wolfgang Press -- Raintime?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:09am Planet Tyler:

@Kagi - Good one!!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:09am Mark Williams:

you'll not find a finer tax lawyer than this lead singer, my friends.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:10am Mark Williams:

he's operating quicker than normal these days even.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:11am BnowB:

gif magic
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 9:11am travis:

Charley Patton - high water everywhere
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:11am steveo:

Not to criticize, but out of admiration of John's post, combined with curiosity, I put 'Houstoner' into Google Translate and it says 'Houstonianer'.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:11am John in Bklyn:

Ken, can you play the best Texas tribute song ever; Beers, Steers and Queers?
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:12am Webhamster Henry:

TMBG has a short intro tune for their album FLOOD.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:12am ƑƓƑƓ (:

What happened to Killdozer's singer's voice?
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:13am steveo:

sorry, "Houstonian" was the input I used. I need a jelly donut.
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 9:13am Lixiviated Life:

I give it 3 more years before Bob Dylan's voice is actually indistinguishable from Yat-Kha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:13am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Nein, themutante, nicht „schlampen“, wir allen _schlämpen_ fur Ken sind.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:14am Ricardo:

When the Levi's break, I'll have no place to pant..
Love from Burlington VT.
Houston and environs, thoughts and prayers and money heading your way.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:14am (Murakami Whywolf))):

steveo:
A Berliner?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/30/17 9:14am Krys O.:

Play Houston by Dean Martin, pweeze.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:15am FLman:

Shelter from the Storm from Hard Rain by Dylan
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:15am steveo:

oui
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:15am BnowB:

Black Lips - Oh Katrina .. best hurricane song ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:15am doctorjazz:

Love that Patton, @Travis, was going to post it as well...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:16am Planet Tyler:

And of course us NYC (and Jersey City?) peeps have a different pronunciation of "Houston" all together.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:16am BnowB:

That killdozer however was mind blowing. Always better than a request. lol ty ken
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:16am BnowB:

HOUSE TON right ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/30/17 9:16am adampsyche:

just the entire 3 feet high and rising album
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:17am steveo:

i just call it "traffic sewer"
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:17am BnowB:

Spliff LIT!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:17am John in Bklyn:

In Texas they say U-ston.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/30/17 9:18am Krys O.:

There's always the Serendipity Singers' Crooked Little Man
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:18am rain requests:

Irma Thomas - It's Raining
Denim - Synthesizers In The Rain
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:18am BnowB:

U-ston we have a prob. My family from texas and oklahoma. They are all far north of this tragedy.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:19am FLman:

It's raining Men! - The Weather Girls
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 9:21am jake6573:

what album is the killdozer " when the Levee breaks from" ?
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:21am AnAnonymousParty:

I prefer the William Shatner version; "It's ... raining ... men!"
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 9:21am Jersey Cowboy:

Love me some CAN!!!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:22am Mark Williams:

the Killdozer is from an EP and Ken played it at the wrong speed.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:23am Catharine:

So good to turn on radio as soon as I get to work and am rewarded with Can :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:23am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Ken from Hyde Park:
Fancier billboards of the future will overlay whatever part of the visual field {they feel like}/{you can't block}. It is not the least bit paranoid to note that it shouldn't be too hard to guess where you're looking at any given moment, for example the systems your car will use to determine you've fallen asleep (or had a heart attack) behind the wheel and it's time for it to start driving.

I wonder how they'll diagnose paranoia in the future…`ideas of reference' and voices everywhere will just be 'reality'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:23am Ken From Hyde Park:

I guess the Back to School program will have to wait another week or two.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:25am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Has Breckman requested "Fire and Rain" yet?
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:26am John in Bklyn:

A Killdozer is unsafe at any speed. —Ralph Nader
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:27am BnowB:

@markwilliams ahh... When i heard him do that on yes sir i can boogie oh those years ago I was blown away. lol Thanks
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:27am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Thanks, Mark Williams. For a moment I thought singer was a teen when he recorded that song.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:28am steveo:

we can be xylophones, just for one day
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:28am Planet Tyler:

That John in Bklyn comment deserves a star-fave
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:29am Webhamster Henry:

Hey! No Googly eyes on my volume knob!
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:30am Mark Williams:

John in Bklyn has it correct. But I just encourage everyone to google Michael Gerald's corporate tax lawyer profile pic and realize that surrealism has no greater exponent.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:31am BnowB:

lmao @ ken .. "thats the only version i could find" hahahahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:32am MD:

Good Morning Gang!!! Let us all Freeform Binge today... SHALL WE!!! ???
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:32am BnowB:

Wanna! SHANT! ... my new mantra ... ken your day is done here.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:33am BnowB:

just realized this was MJ lmao
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:34am steveo:

here's a great photo from Houston from the Times, with a New Jersey angle static01.nyt.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:34am BnowB:

Tricky Gif still perfect for this song. lol
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:34am Webhamster Henry:

Hi Ken! I hope you're playing some nice mashups for my birthday!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:35am BnowB:

@ themutante YEA!!!! ahh i love ken and wfmu
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:36am olivia:

baybeeeeeeeeeeeee
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:36am steveo:

this mash-up is making me angry
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:37am BnowB:

lmao Steveo its making me giddy i like giddy
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:37am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Happy Birthday, Webhamster Henry!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:37am JakeGould:

@MarkWilliams: Not too sure of where you are coming from, but you realize a lot more people in “rock and roll” have straight jobs because the music business sometimes—and most of the times—doesn’t pay the bills?

Heck, many active musicians and artists that still perform right now work for ad agencies and such as well.

Just saying.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:38am BnowB:

LOL the Neil Cicierga gif hahaha
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:38am steveo:

a// f33lings are val1d
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:38am John in Bklyn:

Now Kurt and Michael are up in heaven having one hell of a jam... with Jimi, Janis, Jim Morrison, The Big Bopper, Richie Valens, Buddy Holly, Mama Case Elliot, Mickey Rooney, Jimmy Durante, Ethel Merman, INXS guy, Stone Temple Pilots guy, Soundgarden dude...
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:39am Mark Williams:

@Jake - i wasn't judging him, and I know.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:39am tck {maywood nj}:

arpaio shut your piehole arpaio shut your piehole arpaio shut your piehole
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:40am BnowB:

BJ MASH... who doesn't love that?
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:40am Catharine:

Residents! Yes! omg I am old.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:40am John in Bklyn:

...David Bowie, Prince, Dr. Jonas Salk, Davey Jones, Mary Tyler Moore, Akira Kurosawa, one of the Sister Sledge sisters...
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:40am Laura L:

Yay Homer Flynn! We are old people now, yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:42am melinda:

Great version of Kaw-Liga.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:42am steveo:

this is my favorite version of billie jean
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:42am -Ken:

Please people, get over the death cult business.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:43am steveo:

unfortunately, her tape machine makes a low-level grating noise
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:43am Webhamster Henry:

Kaw-liga is one of my faves! Thanks Ken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:44am MD:

is this the male Courtney Barnett???
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:44am BnowB:

yea that residents song was so good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/30/17 9:45am Uncle Michael:

Please stop feeding my obsession with this Peter Perrett album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:45am melinda:

I really like everything I'm hearing from this Peter Perrett album. Gotta get it.
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 9:45am northguineahills:

lol, MD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/30/17 9:47am Uncle Michael:

Maybe it's just a Courtney Barnett 45 played at 33.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:48am Michele:

Love this Saint Black Alex track! Morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:50am -Ken:

Hi Michele and everybody elsen
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:50am -Ken:

@MD - Peter Perrett DOES sound like the male Courtney Barnett. But not vice versa
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:52am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Oh, Saint Black Alex! A true REAL artist that come out of nowhere and posses no label, not that WFMU created him ala Spotify in order to avoid paying SoundExchange! Right, Ken?! *wink-wink*
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 8/30/17 9:53am JtotheK:

hi ken, hi everyone. re: the earlier conversation about the Coasters - I humbly submit a request for their version of "Love Potion Number 9".
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:53am Listener142985:

Hey! I used to work the late shift at Store 24.
  Wed. 8/30/17 9:53am medson:

I want to be a sweaty palm
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:53am MD:

Mr. Butter!!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 9:54am BnowB:

I need to tone up a bit before i show my gorgeous tan. We've seen you Ken. LMAO mr buff
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:54am MD:

Jet says Hello Scott...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:55am Cliff back in the U.S.S.A.:

Good morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:57am cory:

okay, dancing now
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 9:59am -Ken:

@themutante, you're on notice. You were a jerk yesterday morning, and now you're being a jerk again.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:01am βrian:

Now, are those bagpipes or highland pipes?
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:01am Mark Williams:

they're mutant(e) smiting pipes. well done.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:02am -Ken:

Great Highland Bagpipes
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:03am al (the shire):

it's just pipes.... simples or bagpipes if you must.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:03am cory:

"Great Highland Bagpipes, Batman!" shouted Robin
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:05am al (shire):

yasss ! m'on the pipers.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:05am βrian:

Can you make Christie go *poof*? If so, could you do the same for Scott Walker?
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 10:06am Wilson K:

If Christie goes poof all NJ residents will be spattered with debris
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:08am Danny in Bloomingburg:

Amen Ken. Bypass the red cross
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:08am Wild Neil:

The guy shoveling water is choice.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:09am BnowB:

Montclair here.. bagpipe guy is often on corner of Orange and Church street. Pretty cool... nice dude. Park like corner setting grass. hit or miss
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:09am BnowB:

3ish and later during the week
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:09am geoff mcq:

Go on yersels pipers!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:09am AnAnonymousParty:

He should be sending Bounty instead of sponges. After all, it's the quicker picker-upper.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:10am βrian:

Can't you just offer Christie one more "wafer thin" slice to eat? And then just one more ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:11am cory:

okay, heading off to work. please don't play anything too cool for about 20 minutes or so. kthanks! ltyl
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:11am karen:

a bagpiper friend once roamed by house playing very loudly. eliminating bad karma.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:11am βrian:

Isn't Bounty a Koch Industries product? What irony, that, no?
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 10:11am Wilson K:

Yeah @βrian, and then, POOF
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:12am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Ken! Play all Barenaked Ladies songs you can fit for the next 20 minutes! Hurry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:13am Cliff back in the U.S.S.A.:

Preferably bagpipe covers of the Barenaked Ladies
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:13am steveo:

i know what you're talking about
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:14am AnAnonymousParty:

Is this an early form of throat singing? Or COPD?
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:14am BronwynB:

helloooo ken and everyone
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:14am BnowB:

@karen wow.. I meditate and go there and its healing. Sometimes lie in grass and feel the vibrations of the bagpipe. Powerful Tibetan like noises which I love. Cheers
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 10:15am Wilson K:

I love this ZZ Top knockoff of George Thorogood knocking off John Lee Hooker
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:15am John in Bklyn:

La Grange got hit pretty bad, too.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:15am BnowB:

just saw bag pipe gif... ... now thats FIRE
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:16am steveo:

whoa the flames from that bagpipe is perfectly in sync with the zz top guitar
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 10:20am Wilson K:

Why do scary aliens always sound (and often look) like crickets?
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:23am Webhamster Henry:

Hey Ken I have these PSAs from The Nightbird for the Army ROTC!
www.jhhl.net...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:23am cosmic matrix:

i'm in GIF heeeaavvveeennn
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:23am karen:

@BnowB it was powerful and unconventional. strange house. unexplainable things happened there.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:25am BnowB:

@karen cooool :) voodoo magic :) ha
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:25am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Am I the only one that dance like crazy while the Stompin' Ground song is playing?!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:26am cosmic matrix:

random love to you, ken.
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:27am karen:

Recorded by the thing that lived in my house.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:28am BnowB:

lol @ karen
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:29am ƑƓƑƓ (:

This Baby Snatchers sounds like Sudden Infant. I'm scared now.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:29am BnowB:

Ken you and wfmu raised me so whatever I am is, well; not all my fault? hehe :)
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:30am BnowB:

@FG I'm totally unrested now. Pulls out bagpipes. Hey wear a dress day :) :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:30am MD:

Yeah Learn to Kill!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:31am MD:

40 K when you get out!!!
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:31am karen:

ROTC turn into TSA ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:33am MD:

Hey Dali's Must ash was still intact!!! In the Coffin!!!
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:33am olivia:

BAYBEE
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 10:33am northguineahills:

Endon, perfect this morning....
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:34am BnowB:

less or more treble is the question..
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:35am BnowB:

hi @northgineahills :)
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:35am Danny in Bloomingburg:

Wow music to jump out of the window. Thanks Ken
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 10:36am V Priceless:

Puhh!! video of this is nuts!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:36am BnowB:

Winnie puhh . I think I heard before LOVE!
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:36am karen:

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Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:36am BnowB:

Who's says hard core aint so hard no more?
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:38am cory@work:

just got to work and three people have already commented on ken's shirt
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:38am maestroso:

Wow, Puhh! Wonderfully wacky.
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:43am Dean:

Picked up this Outkast album(s) a couple weeks ago. It's pleasant.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:44am BronwynB:

this was the song of my childhood

the real one, i mean, not the rockabye baby version
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:44am BnowB:

I starting listening and supporting wfmu in 1986, i was 14. I might have T-shirt still. I save them. lol Who throws out a wfmu shirt? hehe -
Gratitude! I love WFMU!
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:45am ƑƓƑƓ (:

I have a feeling that means 'My auntie, my tart and my uncle".
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:46am steveo:

"Korsakov, the guy around our area, went to Latvia yesterday" (Puhh translation)
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:46am BnowB:

Punk like BMX save my life! lol @ ken story ! ty henry!!
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:47am Dean:

Punk rock was awful and ridiculous, in a good way.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:47am BnowB:

fake bands you say.... WHO KNEW!!!!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:48am BnowB:

lmao so punk rock... fake bands
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:49am karen:

punk rock! great show!
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:51am Danny in Bloomingburg:

Ken you sound like Lux Interior when he read the TV Guide before doing TV Set
  Wed. 8/30/17 10:51am Dean:

I suspect we'll hear from fake GoT fans.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:52am BnowB:

In the 1940's, California law made it illegal to serve alcohol to a gay (homosexual) person. Is that the case still? Virginia had/has same law. wiki
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 10:56am BnowB:

whatever thank god for stonewall and pussy riot
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:58am Michael:

Not Th' Faith Healers I take it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 10:59am -Ken:

@Michael, no, just Faith Healers, from Ca-Na-Dah
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:00am βrian:

I saw that image once at a Meet-and-Magritte.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 11:03am Planet Tyler:

Also in the 40's Lucien Carr wasn't questioned much about killing of David Kammerer, because of "gay panic." The story was presented that Kammerer made an unwanted pass at Carr, and was deemed to be a "honor killing." Pretty terrible.
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:04am Dean:

@BnowB: I can't find references to the law you describe, but nowadays the California Constitution prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in certain circumstances. A state or local law prohibiting the sale of alcohol on that basis would be such a circumstance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 11:04am -Ken:

@Tyler - that Lucien Carr murder was made into a movie recently - what was the name of that again?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 11:05am Planet Tyler:

Ken - "Kill Your Darlings" - worth watching to see Ben Foster do Bill Burroughs!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:07am BnowB:

@dean I'll find again.. getting lost in a sea of Info. at moment. The law prohibiting discrimination on sexual orientation is the key at this point, you must be right sir. :) cheers good call
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:07am steveo:

i've seen sunny days that I thought would never end
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:10am cosmic matrix:

www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:11am cosmic matrix:

soooo gooood
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 11:11am Planet Tyler:

@Cosmic - O Winny Puhh is absolutely insane!! Every single video is crazy!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:11am steveo:

@cosmic bookmarking 4 l8r
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:12am BnowB:

@dean ON the flip side.. licenses to run certain types of establishments or practice certain trades, still prevalent in the nation, continue to give small-minded officials excuses to quash people's right to assemble freely or even to earn an honest living I know this happened just in montclair they didn't want a "GAY BAR" i town. reason.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:12am cosmic matrix:

www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:12am cosmic matrix:

sorry i've just discovered them OMG -- totally re-inspired.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:12am BronwynB:

frat boys should use this version when they torture other frat boys by playing for nine hours in a locked basement
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:13am BnowB:

*in town.. I think they had underwear night one night lmao and the cops came closed it down. that was that
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:13am BnowB:

20 yr montclair resident NJ
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:14am BnowB:

it was a cool little spot by where Rascals was...
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 11:14am 23 Wolves:

SIGH in the morning hour? Be still my stars and garters...this whole album is so incredible!!!! Thanks KEN!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 11:14am Planet Tyler:

@Cosmic: www.youtube.com...
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:15am cosmic matrix:

@steveo, of course. i was just like WHHHATTT
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:16am BnowB:

lmao at gif for SIGH
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:16am Dean:

@BnowB: I see. So called police power laws that protect the general welfare, morals, etc., were deployed against *some* disorderly bars, coincidentally those that happened to cater to a gay patronage.
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:18am ƑƓƑƓ (:

If this song is being played at the right speed AND/OR it is a live-recording, then Sigh sounds great live!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:18am BnowB:

@dean yea like a glass ceiling i reckon. sad. cheers nice talking
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 11:21am I am the Upsetter:

Is this pirate metal?
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:21am Dean:

@BnowB: Here's something funny: the first part of the passage of the book linked from the article (at the quote "persons of known homosexual tendencies") identifies an Oakland bar, The First and Last Chance Saloon. It is a funky shack in Jack London Square on the Oakland waterfront, but there is now an outpost at the Oakland Int'l Airport. Can't get more mainstream than that!
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:23am cory@work:

yeah!
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:25am Listener142985:

Wire rules
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:27am cosmic matrix:

what a nice warm drum sound
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:27am Mailman Tom:

I love Wire!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:27am cosmic matrix:

speaking of drums!
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:29am cory@work:

dagnabit, work calls. thanks for the great show today!
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:30am Dean:

Split the diff and play just Garfunkel.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:31am SteveFromStatenIsland:

I WANT TO SEE A GIANT DOG!!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:33am BronwynB:

I wanna see Roky!!!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:33am SteveFromStatenIsland:

WHOOOO! love you ken!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:33am steveo:

ooh, walk over the bayonne bridge and take the light rail, steve!
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:33am Chloe:

I wanna see Roky!!!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:33am KevinfromBayRidge:

Love to see Roky
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:34am BnowB:

Love this silver apple song so much.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 11:34am -Ken:

Steve and Chloe, email me for tickets. Kevin, sorry!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:34am steveo:

WAIT SCRATCH THAT -- the Bayonne Bridge bike/ped path is closed until 2019 for the "Raise the Roadway contstruction project".
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:35am Listener142985:

can hear Big Blood any ole day
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:39am berbo:

late to the show.

I saw Killdozer play "Levee" in Chicago after some flooding. Not Houston'17 type flooding, but still FEMA-level flooding.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 11:41am -Ken:

Anybody else wanna see A Giant Dog? Email me at ken at wfmu dot org before 12:30 today
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:46am AnAnonymousParty:

Could this be the sound of Bad Editing?
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:46am steveo:

is this a Sound of Silence?
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:49am AnAnonymousParty:

In space, no one can hear you eating gizzards.
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:51am steveo:

what a spare ID!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:51am dgg:

awesome - love hearing the fugs
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:52am will:

Woah that's some old school WFMU right there! The home of communist ape smut!
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:52am BronwynB:

brb gonna change my show name to communist ape smut
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:54am dgg:

if you youtube "ed sanders henri matisse" you won't be disappointed I promise
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:54am steveo:

would that fugs have been on the Upsala campus, Ken?
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:55am Listener142985:

any of those Bob B. premiums left? great stuff
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 11:55am paul b:

Ah this is Klaus Kinski From "Android" isn't it which also starred Brie Howard the original & occasional drummer for the band that became Fanny
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:55am MONEYBAG$:

Do we know if Jandek survived the flood? Serious question
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:57am BnowB:

Thank you KEN. ! Another amazing show. You mensch! ty ty
Avatar    Wed. 8/30/17 11:58am steveo:

thanks KEn
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:58am sssahbv'sss:

soy hippie from madrid
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 11:59am Lixiviated Life:

What? You mean your show is over? Noooooooooooooooooo
  Wed. 8/30/17 11:59am ƑƓƑƓ (:

Thanks, Ken! Great booties! I mean, great show as usual!

And remember, folks, be happy! Till next episode!


Wait..Aren't you happy yet? HUH?! WHAT PART OF 'BE HAPPY' YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND!!
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 12:00pm Lixiviated Life:

Happiness is a spaceman chewing gum.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 8/30/17 12:00pm Michael:

Thanks Ken.
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 12:01pm Lixiviated Life:

Happiness is a worn plum
Avatar Wed. 8/30/17 12:01pm Lixiviated Life:

Ok, now Im happy
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