Favoriting Woody: Playlist from November 12, 2007 Favoriting

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Favoriting November 12, 2007: With a loosening grip on the skull mug

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New
Michelle McAdorey & Eric Chenaux  I See Warm Weather Rollin In   Favoriting Love Don't Change  Rat-Drifting    *  
Dan Froberg  Take A Left at the Crossroads   Favoriting Stellar Burnout  Kning Disc    *  

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Loren Connors  Air for Bobby Sands and the Hunger Strikers   Favoriting As Roses Bow  Family Vineyard    *  
Dino  Mingo de pelo largo   Favoriting Montevideo Blues  Lion Productions  1971 Uruguay   
Big Al Downing  Gimme Good Loving   Favoriting     from Funky16Corners blog   
Abyssinians  Know Jah Today   Favoriting Satta Massagana Deluxe Edition  Heartbeat    *  
DJ Axel  Rhythm Inferno (Leena Horne)   Favoriting Breakin' the Law  Holden    *  

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Cheikha Rabia  Dahloua   Favoriting Liberti  Dinamite    *  
The Bug  Beats, Bombs, Bass, Weapons   Favoriting Pressure  Tigerbeat 6     
Delta  Diagrams of Women   Favoriting 7"    from Mutant Sounds   
Kumisolo    Sugar Beats ... (v/a)  WFMU  Ergo Phizmiz 2007 Marathon Premium  *  
tRECK  Kamchatka   Favoriting Flitwick Records Comp.  Flitwick    *  

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Umela Hmota II  Slunecny Muz   Favoriting Ve Sklepe 1976/77  Guerilla    *  
YIkes  Make a House   Favoriting Whoa Comas or Blood Bombs  Kill Shaman    *  
Bassholes  It's So Easy   Favoriting Blue Roots  Revenant     
Wibby Lee  I'm Lost Without Your Love   Favoriting Broghan Beat (v/a)  Master Beat     
Hokum Boys & Bob Robinson  I Ain't Going That Way   Favoriting Complete  Document     
Mother McCollum  When I Take My Vacation in Heaven   Favoriting Guitar Evangelists (v/a)  Document     
Terry Callier  It's About Time   Favoriting Live at Mother Blues, 1964  Premonition     
Acolytes Action Squad  The Yak's Head   Favoriting Winkle Time  Early WInter/Terras    *  
Tsehaytu Beraki  Jley le HAbelmalek   Favoriting Selam  Terp     
Martin Atkins China Dub Soundsystem  Mostly Hulusi   Favoriting MAde in China  Bloodshot    *  
Kollectiv Rote Rube  track 1   Favoriting Paranoia  Slime     
  Because We're Kids   The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T Soundtrack  El    *  
  Mr. Yuk       mp3 - old 70s PSA   
WZT Hearts  Hearth Carver   Favoriting Threads Rope Spell Making Your Bones  Carpark    *  
The Computer and the Little Fooler  Computing   Favoriting     from officenaps blog (officenaps.com)   
Fatback Band    Fatbackin'  Castle     
New York Contemporary Five  Wo Wo   Favoriting Consequences  Fontana     
Muluqen Mellesse & Dahlak Band  Yemendjar Shega   Favoriting Ethiopiques 13  Buda Musique     
The Urges  Read the SIgns   Favoriting Psych Ward    myspace.com/theurges  *  
Acid Eater  A.C.I.D.   Favoriting Virulent Fuzz Punk A.C.I.D.  Time Bomb    *  
The Mausoleums  Pou Die Defiant   Favoriting I am the Mausoleum  Chinese Workers Labor Union    *  
Bob Marsh  Forest for the Trees   Favoriting Viovox  Public Eyesore    *  
Max Neuhaus  Four Systems - For Four Amplified Cymbals (Earl Brown)   Favoriting New York School: Nine Realizations of CAge, FEldman, BRown  Alga Marghen     
Christina Carter  Solitude   Favoriting split LP (w/ Pocahaunted)  Not Not Fun    *  
Randall of Nazareth  The Way   Favoriting Randall of Nazareth  Drag City    *  
Die Blutleuchte  Siberia   Favoriting Rus  Sahko     
Hermann Nitsch    Harmoniumwerk vol 1, 2, 3, 4  Cortical Foundation     
Spiral Joy Band  Long Shadows Beneath the Moon   Favoriting Wake of the Dying Sun  VHF    *  
Tefanake, Reia, and Moratai  Ute   Favoriting     Excavated Shelllac blog   
Bruno Villareal  Es Un Capricho   Favoriting Mexican-American Border Music vol 1  Arhoolie     
Roy Harvey & Leonard Copeland  Lonesome Weary Blues   Favoriting Old Time Mountain Guitar  County     

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Listener comments!


woody,,please play some HUDSON & LANDRY today,,,,,ty
barry wilson:

Well, that LAST "song" was really UPLIFTING...
(DJ Axel?)

"uplifting" as sarcasm or complimentary?


is there a reason why you dont do an accuplaylist? You seem to be keeping everything up to date. but the text doesn't load into my iTunes like on other shows.

Hi fleximatic-

I'm pretty good at keeping the playlist up but if I play a bunch of short things, I get behind. It also interferes with more "creative" dj-ing, if I'm worrying about keeping the accuplaylist up...
barry wilson:

sarcastic...the song sucked. Get it?

Bassholes? hell yeah.
(mta) Tony:

Woody, if listeners don't like particular songs, why do they feel it necessary to label it as "it sucks" when they know everyone has their own taste and what's good for one may not be good for another. Don't they realize there are folks out there that LIKED the song?

Ack! What was that song two songs ago with the big drums? Tsehaytu Beraki? I looked that up and it didn't look right.

barry wilson:

That last listener entry "sucked", isn't it fair to give Woody feedback on what he's playing? I thought this was one of the functions of all this?

Martin Atkins China Dub Soundsystem. Got it. Gracias!
(mta) Tony:

Positive feedback is good; negative feedback sucks. A positive comment would have been "I personally thought that song sucked. Did ANYONE like it?" In that way, you don't belittle the taste of other listeners who may not agree with you. Obviously, if WOODY played the song, HE likes it.
Jim De:

I would think it true that Woody need not _LIKE_ a song to play it -- it may fit well into the mood of the set, it might be interesting but hard to like, whatever. I would trust the DJ to provide the sounds that take the listener somewhere -- really doesn't have to be "likeable". (Woody--Great show!)
(mta) Tony:

My opinion's yes, this Board's purpose is to allow the free flow of ideas and open communication, but not to belittle someone's taste in music or make blanket statements like, "you suck" or "it sucks." That just promotes animosity. Personally, when I don't like a song, I just wait for the next one.
(mta) Tony:

Good point, Jim D...

Thanks for all the comments. Jim De is correct but I think the song in question was a 50cent/Leena Horne mashup, which I could imagine not being everyone's thing. Nonetheless, it's good to hear from folks and constructive criticism is always welcome! Thanks again!
(mta) Tony:

Woody, do you EVER play songs you do NOT like? If so, please give a reason and perhaps an example of such an event.
Jim De:

Righto. I am a frequent reader of the popular social blog "Metafilter.com". This issue of personal taste comes up often, and is humorously characterized as "<your favorite band> sucks!". To me, seems part of the ebb and flow of very broad interchange enabled by the internets.

Hi Tony-

I don't play music that I don't like although occasionally for flow, songs that wouldn't make it on a prospective girlfriend's mixtape can make it on-air. and the occasional mis-cue :)

Good point Jim D.
If someone enters the public spectrum in a "creative" role (read:DJ) then like any artist they should be prepared to accept comments if they are connecting with their audience or not, they do what they want with that feedback. If you're afraid to get feedback stay home and load your I-pod. Simple enough?
(mta) Tony:

Thanks Jim De for updating me on Internet protocol. Mm, I see, so to read such things as "he, she, it, or they suck" is quite commonplace. Perhaps I ought to watch more Simpsons. Thanx Woody; I was sure you wouldn't play any songs you didn't like. Are we still making "mix tapes."
(mta) Tony:

Okay, simple enough Barry. Thanks. I guess I'm just from the old school where I was taught if I had nothing good to say, to say nothing at all (from Bambi).

Thanks Jim De for updating a certain someone on whats going on with the internet. Feedback for any artist or person in the so-called creative-community is absolutely imperative. To suggest otherwise is really lame.
Bad Ronald:

Vacuums suck!
(mta) Tony:

Hey Bad Ronald, are you still interested in knowing about the original version of that film before the censors cut it?
Bad Ronald:

Oh yeah! thanks for reminding me. can you please send me an email?


Thanks again!!!!!!!

i dont agree that any person in the public sphere should be open to instantaneous criticism. if I go to a concert and a band plays a song I dont like, it would be obnoxious for me to scream "that song sucked!" Same as if I go to a comedy club - the comic tells a klunker and it's cool for me to start yelling "that joke sucked!" Give me a break! if you're here listening to the station, take the good with the bad. If you hate what the DJs playing, turn the station. If on the other hand youhave constructive criticism, offer it. But posting "that song sucked" is pointless and stupid.
(mta) Tony:

Hi Woody, Martha just played that Bob Marsh song this morning and I fell in love with it. Can you direct me to where I can purchase it? Seems so new, it's not listed widely.
(mta) Tony:

Thank you Flexmatic so much for your support. Your comment was right on the money and I totally agree with you. I appreciate your taking the time to support my stance.

Hi Tony-

It is out on Public Eyesore... a good place to start would be their website:

Old "fleximatic" doesn't sound too flexible. Did anybody suggest screaming at performers during concerts? The key word here was "internet", are you not paying attention? I don't think so...the beauty here is that we can give comments as the playlist rolls on...simple enough?
Did you vote for Bush?
(mta) Tony:

thanx, Woody; great show today. Sorry it seems I may have put the Kabosh on the comments today, me being so "lame."
(mta) Tony:

I think the point Flexmatic and I were trying to make was that negative criticism is counter-productive. What can be learned from such a listener's comment? Certainly NOT that the song actually did suck, as that's a totally subjective value. So all we learned from such a comment is that YOU ALONE felt that song sucked. And what are we to do with THAT information? It was a waste of time to say.
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