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Playlist for 25 August 2003 Options | Shakin' it like a Polaroid picture

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
  note: archive starts a minute into the show, due to a technical mishap
Timothy Leary  excerpt   Options The Psychedelic Experience  Locust   
Matmos  The Stars and Stripes Forever   Options The Civil War  Matador   
Bob Thompson  Sub-Manhattan Blues   Options The Sound of Speed  Bacchus Archives  0:01:00 ()
Daedelus  Playing Parties   Options Invention  Plug Research  0:04:47 ()
Tom Cora  Recollection Bruise   Options Beets (various artists)  Elemental/T.E.C. Tones/Ralph  0:08:04 ()
Etienne Charry  Rubis   Options Aube Radieuse/Serpents en Flammes  Tricatel  0:10:57 ()
 
The Pastels  Everybody Is a Star   Options The Last Great Wilderness  Domino/Geographic  0:15:37 ()
The Uberkids  Count to Six   Options I Am Robot and Proud (various artists)  Piehead  0:18:36 ()
Nina Simone  Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair (Jaffa remix)   Options Verve Remixed 2 (various artists)  Verve  0:22:06 ()
Pete Shelley  Homosapien   Options Homosapien  Arista  0:26:56 ()
Joe Calicott  Country Blues   Options Mississippi Delta Blues in the 1960s vol 2 (various artists)  Arhoolie  0:31:35 ()
The Beach Boys  Little Bird   Options Friends  Capitol  0:34:36 ()
Soul Junk  World's Loudest Ventriloquist   Options 1958  Sounds Are Active/Sounds Familyre  0:36:17 ()
 
The Door and the Window  Dads   Options Detailed Twang  Overground  0:43:06 ()
P.M. Dawn  Comatose   Options Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross  Gee Street/Island  0:47:11 ()
Ramsey Lewis  Les Fleurs   Options Best of  Cadet  0:51:23 ()
Stock, Hausen & Walkman  Space Rocks   Options Warp Back to Earth 66/99 (various artists)  Bungalow  0:54:59 ()
Guy Klucevsek/Phillip Johnston  Blue Window (Blue Danube)   Options Tales from the Cryptic  Winter & Winter  0:58:53 ()
Lederhosen Lucil  Bioritzka   Options Hosemusik  Hosemusik  1:02:19 ()
 
Faust  So Far   Options So Far (reissue of first two albums)  Collectors' Choice  1:08:13 ()
Thirteenth Floor Elevators  Reverberation   Options The Psychedelic Sounds of  Fuel 2000  1:14:05 ()
Falter Bramnk  Terra Nova   Options Reflux  Snowdonia  1:16:45 ()
The Passions  War Song   Options (7-inch single, from unreleased CD-R collection)    1:19:49 ()
Zeljko Kerleta  Running Fast   Options Space Runner  Cosmic Sounds  1:23:38 ()
The Impressions  I'm Loving Nothing   Options 7-inch single  Curtom  1:28:08 ()
Superchunk  Becoming a Speck   Options Cup of Sand  Merge  1:30:26 ()
 
Junior Senior  Good Girl, Bad Boy   Options D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat  Crunchy Frog  1:35:54 ()
Fanny Pack  Smack It Up   Options So Stylistic  Tommy Boy  1:38:12 ()
John Cale  Fighter Pilot   Options Honi Soit...  A&M  1:41:44 ()
Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra  Bolero on the Moon Rocks   Options Futuremuzik  Scamp  1:45:04 ()
Brazelton/Naphtali  BATch 3 (Madrigal)   Options What Is It Like to Be a Bat?  Tzadik  1:46:50 ()
Coralie Clement  Samba de mon coeur qui bat   Options Salle des pas perdus  Nettwerk  1:48:17 ()
Chase Cambridge & Nick Peterson  The Rose Bud Opens   Options Vague Terrain Recordings: A Viable Alternative to Sexual Contact  Piehead  1:52:21 ()
 
Neil Young & Crazy Horse  Bandit   Options Greendale  Reprise  1:59:45 ()
Allan Sherman  Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!   Options My Son, The Greatest: The Best of  Rhino  2:05:00 ()
Dagmar Krause & Marie Goyette  Promise   Options A Scientific Dream and a French Kiss  Resurgence  2:07:11 ()
Pere Ubu  Cry Cry Cry   Options Worlds in Collision  Fontana  2:10:09 ()
Buck Owens  Act Naturally   Options Collection  Rhino  2:12:48 ()
Outkast  Hey Ya!   Options The Way You Move CDingle  Arista  2:14:57 ()
cast members; music by Stu Phillips  In the Long Run   Options Beyond the Valley of the Dolls soundtrack  Harkit  2:19:05 ()
 
The Raincoats  Fairytale in the Supermarket   Options self-titled  DGC reissue  2:27:21 ()
Kamerakino  Metall auf Eis   Options Paradiso  Gomma  2:29:54 ()
Lili Z.  My Hole in the Ground   Options Ma solitude et moi  Polly Maggoo  2:33:39 ()
Lorette Velvette  20th Century Boy   Options Rude Angel  Okra-Tone  2:36:06 ()
Larry Cole  Eternity   Options Throwin' a Hissy: Mike Lupica's 2003 Premium    2:39:50 ()
George Martin  A Hard Day's Night   Options A Hard Day's Night soundtrack (U.S.)  United Artists  2:41:58 ()
Ennio Morricone  Autostrada, from Bianco, Rosso e Verdone   Options Eviva! Morricone  Avanz/Jasrac  2:44:10 ()
 
ESG  Talk It   Options Step Off  Soul Jazz  2:49:44 ()
People Like Us  Snippy   Options Thermos Explorer  Hot Air  2:53:37 ()
Dean Martin  Till Then   Options Relax, It's Dean Martin  Recall/Snapper  2:55:59 ()

Personally, I just put the Polaroid picture down or hold it while I wait for it to develop. But you can't make a dance out of that. Or, wait, maybe you can.