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Options August 4, 2014: Yeah, that was me alright

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Keith Fullerton Whitman  Stereo Music for Serge Modular Syntheziser   Options      
Vangelis  Beaubourg, Part 1 (Exc)   Options Beaubourg    0:03:00 (Pop‑up)
Morton Subotnick  Silver Apples of the Moon Part 1 (exc)   Options Silver Apples of the Moon    0:06:48 (Pop‑up)
Eric Siday  Moonscape / Galaxy   Options The Ultra Sonic Perception    0:11:14 (Pop‑up)
Angelo Badalamenti  Diner   Options sdtk, Mulholland Dr.    0:14:37 (Pop‑up)
N/a  Spotfin Croaker   Options Sounds Of The Sea Vol. 1    0:18:50 (Pop‑up)
Plastikman  EXposed   Options EX    0:20:07 (Pop‑up)
G. Rizo  Autonomy (Elektra Guzzi Remix)   Options Autonomy    0:31:07 (Pop‑up)
Yamaha Meets Das Traktor  Betty Got Busted   Options     0:37:49 (Pop‑up)
Franklyn MacCormack  Deep Relaxation - Sleep Side, track 3   Options Stanford Institute Mind Development: A Sleep Teaching Record    0:43:24 (Pop‑up)
 
ST-37  Surfin' With The Shah   Options Derobe - split LP w/ Vokokesh  cover: Urinals  0:55:47 (Pop‑up)
DJ Female Convict Scorpion  Robot Tsar   Options How Metal Is Time Travel?    1:01:43 (Pop‑up)
Changing Holes  When Good Men Go Bad   Options Internet Record #002    1:06:25 (Pop‑up)
The 13th Floor Elevators  Roller Coaster   Options Live Evolution Lost  live 1967  1:07:55 (Pop‑up)
The Bombay Royale  (Give Me Back My) Bunty Bunty   Options The Island of Dr. Electro    1:13:11 (Pop‑up)
Sun Ra  Africa   Options The Nubians Of Plutonia    1:16:41 (Pop‑up)
Alien Pornography  March of the Teenagers pt. 2   Options sdtk, I Was A Teenage Strangler  soundtrack here  1:21:38 (Pop‑up)
Dub Thompson  No Time   Options 9 Songs    1:29:51 (Pop‑up)
Lay Llamas  Ancient People of the Stars   Options Ostro    1:34:12 (Pop‑up)
 
Gerritt Wittmer   tr 3   Options Making Real    1:48:32 (Pop‑up)
Richard Youngs  Listen! The Loud World   Options Spool  tanx Blumey  1:57:52 (Pop‑up)
Absolute Body Control  Terminus   Options Figures    2:06:34 (Pop‑up)
Soft Vision  Feel It Coming On   Options V/a, Acoustic Division Sampler    2:09:41 (Pop‑up)
Concern  Truth and Distance   Options Truth and Distance    2:13:08 (Pop‑up)
Troll  Texas Bossa Nova   Options ¿Que son Los Trolls y en Que Nos Ayudan?    2:29:31 (Pop‑up)
 
J. Spaceman & Kid Millions  New York   Options New York - London 7"    2:38:37 (Pop‑up)
Skullflower  Avalanche   Options Kino IV: Black Sun Rising    2:42:46 (Pop‑up)
The Residents  Safety is a Cootie Wootie, part 3   Options Residue of the Residents    2:46:50 (Pop‑up)
Fred Feibel Quartet  Dapper Dan   Options 78    2:52:48 (Pop‑up)
Roy Porter Sounds  Lonesome Mood   Options V/a, Movements 6    2:53:19 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01pm DCE:

hey man
Avatar 3:02pm Bayta:

I was hoping to take a break from WFMU and go get lunch, but how can I leave when you play KFW?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm DCE:

you can never leave. isn't it wonderful?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm rob t:

hi FMUites :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm Scott Williams:

an excellent point, Bayta! Welcome.
Avatar 3:04pm Bayta:

@DCE - yup!
Avatar 3:05pm Bayta:

Thanks, Scott. But it's on your head if I starve to death. Just sayin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm adrian in mpls:

@Bayta - i had the same eating/listening dilemma about 15 minutes ago
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm rob t:

these analog synths are pulverizing my neurons!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm steve:

the iphone app has been helping me fend off starvation for years now.
Avatar 3:09pm βrian:

Is the title a reference to the Museum?
Avatar 3:09pm Bayta:

But what do you do about sleep, steve? I was up till 5am listening to this damn radio station. Thank goodness for coffee!
Avatar 3:09pm βrian:

"Beaubourg," I meant.
  3:09pm index:

This music was featured in a movie- What was it!!??
Avatar 3:10pm Bayta:

Silver Apples of the Moon? In a movie?
Avatar 3:10pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Lunch is already inside the clergy. I have no excuse. Good afternoon.
  3:11pm index:

WAIT I REMEMBER- Shaolin Drunkard - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaolin_Drunkard
  3:11pm Dean:

Per that wikithingumpediathingum, "The album is meant to reflect life in the Beaubourg district of Paris, when Vangelis lived in the early '70s. Beaubourg is a musical representation of the Centre Pompidou in Paris."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm steve:

sleep is for the weak! <pounds fist on table>
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm rob t:

that's what caffeine IV drips are for....
Avatar 3:13pm Bayta:

That movie sounds pretty damn awesome. I would watch it even if it didn't feature Morton Subotnick.
  3:13pm Tailored Dandy:

More Silver Apples/Contact!
Avatar 3:14pm Sandy in Houston:

Yeah that was extra good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:14pm steve:

anyone else see I Dream of Wires (modular doc)? Subotnik was probably the best of the 100+ interviewees. such a thoughtful and charming guy.
  3:16pm index:

Vangelis at 10min mark - no??
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpx0zlwxvZI
Avatar 3:17pm βrian:

Because we need to know such things: Morton peaked as a baby name in 1923 at the 254th most popular name for boys. (In the U.S.)
Avatar 3:19pm Bayta:

Would a Morton be called Mort for short? Mort is the best discworld book.
Avatar 3:20pm βrian:

Here is a time-incremented URL:
www.youtube.com...
Avatar 3:21pm Bayta:

So was it Vangelis? I can't watch/listen to it until I stop listening to WFMU, i.e. never.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:21pm fleep:

Ribbit.
Avatar 3:24pm Sem Chumbo:

Riblet.
Avatar 3:26pm northguineahills:

Yaye, the new Plastikman!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:27pm adrian in mpls:

wait, Hawtin has become Plastikman again?!
  3:32pm index:

What an interesting radio day- didn't know about this at all--
http://www.plastikman.com/
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:32pm Ken From Hyde Park:

[Scanning north Jersey news headlines]
Well, I guess Andy Breckman's daughter's wedding went well over the weekend.
Avatar 3:35pm northguineahills:

Holy crap index!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm fleep:

TY index, gonna save that link for later.
Avatar 3:39pm Sem Chumbo:

Oh tawny me, oh, tawny me. Lovin' this, SW.
  3:40pm r i s k y:

My boss is away for the week and I'm letting my best dance moves show right now! (Seated ofcourse)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm fleep:

Because no one listens to FMU and drives at the same time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm rob t:

huh? what? <blinks eyes>
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm adrian in mpls:

does anyone else find this very creepy?
Avatar 3:51pm βrian:

Hey, that's my voice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm steve:

i used to order these sorts of self affirmation tapes and listen to them in secret as a preteen. they gave me good asmr tingles.
Avatar 4:00pm KP:

Let's go Surfin'
  4:01pm Fabio:

Listening to you from Toronto on a cable TV signal. You're making me homesick! See you Thursday... Carry on my man!
Avatar 4:02pm KP:

Like
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03pm Scott Williams:

Fabs on my playlist! Miss you too, buddy - making me think of the days when folks'd just record whole 4 hour overnite FMU shows onto VHS tapes
  4:05pm Rory:

ST-37 track was amazing! This DJ Female Convict Scorpion is also good.
  4:06pm CP:

This Robot Tsar has the bass I need to confront my corporate day. Thank you.
Avatar 4:07pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Eephin' season is upon us!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:08pm adrian in mpls:

is that some eephing instructions?
  4:09pm california dreamin':

Helios Creed stated St-37 Was a brand of mouth wash co-opted into a drug code .Is this possible to be accurate?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:10pm rob t:

Charlie Chaplin with the horns up!
Avatar 4:10pm Bayta:

That sample was Chaplin, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:10pm Guido from Cologne:

Elevators!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm rob t:

i think so.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:11pm Scott Williams:

ST-37 obv got the name from Chrome - I dunno where they got it
Avatar 4:17pm Bayta:

Can't figure out if the dude is also singing in Hindi. Sounds almost Egyptian or Turkish or something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:18pm Guido from Cologne:

ST37 is a coded classification of a group of construction steels.
  Swag For Life Member 4:19pm S from I:

S.T.37 Kills common pathogenic bacteria quickly-on contact!
  Swag For Life Member 4:19pm S from I:

ST-38 is the Lunar Shuttle.
  4:20pm Rory:

Le Sony'r Ra!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:20pm rob t:

ST 37 Acupuncture Point - Stomach!
Avatar 4:28pm Bayta:

I want to know who Unknown is!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:30pm adrian in mpls:

then it becomes a known unknown
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm Guido from Cologne:

Unknown supposely known as Unknown!
  4:32pm Marie:

Yeah how could this talent be unknown. More likely they were unpaid...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:34pm Scott Williams:

@Bayta, found it! it's on the FMA, see the playlist
Avatar 4:35pm Bayta:

Thank you! :D
Avatar 4:39pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Regarding the Lay Llamas track: may I yay?
Avatar 4:41pm Bayta:

I want to lay down a yay as well
Avatar 4:41pm KP:

Ancient 7 annoited
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:42pm chris:

Jayzeuss! What a set!
Avatar 4:46pm TDK60:

Sun Ra. Still at the top of the charts on WFMU.
Avatar 4:53pm Bayta:

Brooding, perhaps?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:54pm Scott Williams:

brooding is good, i'll take brooding, long as it doesn't get sulking
Avatar 4:57pm Bayta:

Brooding and arresting. I love it.
Avatar 5:02pm doca:

I was going to say this guy sounded like Richard Young...A question: does Youngs already has more albums than Jandek? Hi Scott and all!
Avatar 5:02pm TDK60:

It's a loud world in Gaza now, hospitals and U.N. refuges being bombed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:04pm fleep:

Also fairly loud in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Nigeria, Uganda ...
  5:04pm DJ Pork Roll:

Betty! Encore!
  5:08pm DJ Pork Roll:

Richard Youngs... is he channeling Silver Apples!?!?!?!
Avatar 5:08pm TDK60:

@ Fleep, yes unfortunately. A moment of mental silence maybe?
  5:08pm Marie:

This is great. Scott!!!!
Avatar 5:10pm northguineahills:

...And DR Congo, and Central African Republic, and Sudan, and South Sudan....
Avatar 5:11pm Cecile:

hey, Scott, are you an Associates/Billy McKenzie fan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:15pm Scott Williams:

@Cecile, not familiar enough to say. should I be?
Avatar 5:16pm Cecile:

I thnk since you like Scott Walker, you would like Billy Mackenzie's vocal acrobatics. And their hit singles are some of the weirdest popular records ever made.
Avatar 5:18pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

And now, regarding the Concern track: I may again feel the need to yay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:19pm Scott Williams:

@Rev, I think a YAY would be a suitable reaction here
Avatar 5:20pm TDK60:

@ Rev.T.D. This Concern track does capture the imagination in my gray cauliflower upstairs.
Avatar 5:21pm TDK60:

Hi Scott, Been a long time since I was here to hear during the actual show in progess.
Avatar 5:22pm Bayta:

Re: Concern - This is somehow not the right time of the day for this track.
Avatar 5:23pm northguineahills:

My concern for Concern is uplifting.
Avatar 5:23pm Bayta:

A few hours hence it would be perfect. Maybe I can just close my eyes and pretend it's twilight though.
  5:26pm !.!:

GR8 show, my man..,,,!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:26pm Scott Williams:

welcome back TDK60! @Bayta, sometimes it's nice to have control over the time of day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:27pm steve:

Bayta, seems very appropriate for those of us ending the work day
Avatar 5:28pm Bayta:

Time of day be damned. I need this record.
Avatar 5:28pm Chris from DC:

Wow this Concern is great.
Avatar 5:29pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Hypnotoad speaks wisdom.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:29pm steve:

its like the non smoker equivalent of that end of work/day cigarette
  5:29pm Marie:

This souds like somtng Fabio would play. rather a serious word, concern.
  5:30pm DJ Pork Roll:

END WORK DAY... END!
Avatar 5:30pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

...aye, Marie. But typographically, it looks great in all lowercase characters..
Avatar 5:30pm Sem Chumbo:

~ perfect.
Avatar 5:30pm TDK60:

Where's Concern from? Is it a group? A single artiste? Interesting how one track can get everyone all excited about being hypnotized/calmed/what have you.
Avatar 5:31pm Bayta:

Oh it's Gordon Ashworth. Only recently picked up another release of his.
Avatar 5:32pm Bayta:

Here you are TDK - www.discogs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32pm Scott Williams:

Concern is one guy: Gordon Ashworth. not sure where he's from, CD's on Digitalis www.digitalisindustries.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32pm steve:

the Osc Innards guy? no kidding
Avatar 5:34pm Bayta:

"Noise/experimental/metal/grindcore musician, originally from California but now residing in Oregon." according to discogs. His release under his own name S.T.L.A is pretty great also. Was sold on that after just one listen as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:34pm Scott Williams:

thanks for doing the discogs, Bayta!
Avatar 5:35pm TDK60:

We have Researchers on board! Thankee!
Avatar 5:36pm doca:

Gordon Ashworth has one recent album that received kinda of heavy play here on FMU, this one I guess orindal.limitedrun.com...
Avatar 5:37pm Bayta:

@doca - That's the one I was talking about!
  5:37pm M:

Troll love
They are the best and fantastic visual artists
Thank you
Avatar 5:40pm doca:

@Bayta: from what I heard here it's a great record.
  5:41pm r i s k y:

My girlfriend met George Carlins brother today, Patrick Carlin. He was rocking a WFMU shirt, that's what sparked the convo. (Daymaker Material)
Avatar 5:43pm Bayta:

Yeah, doca, it is. I bought it after listening to just a couple of tracks from it.
Avatar 5:45pm Bayta:

Thought the drumming sounded familiar. Man Forever. :)
Avatar 5:48pm Bayta:

Thank you so so much for a great show, Scott! Best Monday in forever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:51pm Scott Williams:

Thanks Bayta, and everyone! This was fun
Avatar 5:52pm doca:

Thanks, Scott!
  5:53pm Marie:

Scott is a master miixmaster. He;s like a mixmartist.
  5:58pm boxscore:

always a good show scott
Avatar 5:59pm northguineahills:

Thanks Scott!
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