Options Irene Trudel: Playlist from August 18, 2014 Options

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Music to laze around with, just like slipping into a warm, comfortable bath; bubbling with many stringed instruments and occasional live performances. (Visit homepage.)

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Options August 18, 2014: Summerbrain sets in.

One of WFMU Computer Guru John Dalton's lovely photos from Maine.

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Danilo Pérez  Rediscovery of the South Sea   Options Panama 500  Mack Avenue  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
David Bowie  Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?)   Options Aladdin Sane  RCA  0:08:39 (Pop-up)
Vijay Iyer Trio  Somewhere   Options Historicity  ACT Music  0:13:17 (Pop-up)
Beth Sorrentino  Wave   Options Nine Songs One Story  (Beth Sorrentino)  0:20:08 (Pop-up)
Renaissance  Island   Options Innocents & Illusions  Sanctuary/Castle  0:23:57 (Pop-up)
Marilyn Crispell Trio  Limbo   Options Storyteller  ECM  0:38:41 (Pop-up)
Dan Tepfer & Lee Konitz  Trees   Options Duos with Lee  Sunnyside Records  0:45:31 (Pop-up)
Gem Club  Soft Season   Options In Roses  Hardly Art  0:51:47 (Pop-up)
Graph Rabbit  Only Fields   Options Snowblind  Butterscotch Records  0:57:08 (Pop-up)
The Moody Blues  Eternity Road   Options To Our Children's Children's Children  Deram  1:04:12 (Pop-up)
Thiago De Mello  Amadeste (Desert Song)   Options Amazon    1:15:01 (Pop-up)
Caetano Veloso  Estou Triste   Options Abraçaço  Nonesuch  1:23:00 (Pop-up)
Kate Bush  Sunset   Options Aerial: A Sky of Honey  Sony  1:28:40 (Pop-up)
Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band  Ark.La.Tex   Options Landmarks  Blue Note  1:34:10 (Pop-up)
Death Vessel  We Agreed   Options Island Intervals  Sub Pop  1:45:45 (Pop-up)
Black Sea Hotel  Makedonsko Devojce   Options     1:59:38 (Pop-up)
Charles Lloyd / Billy Higgins  Sally Sunflower Whitecloud   Options Which Way is East  ECM  2:03:14 (Pop-up)
Magic Carpathians Project  A Lay Below the Surface   Options San Francisco  World Flag Records  2:05:49 (Pop-up)
The Cellar and Point  Arc   Options Ambit  Cuneiform Records  2:12:09 (Pop-up)
Mia Doi Todd  Cais   Options Floresta  City Zen  2:18:15 (Pop-up)
Kitchen Cynics  Things Which Aren't Quite Right   Options Our Photographs  Enfant Terrible  2:21:39 (Pop-up)
The Clientele  As Night is Falling   Options Suburban Light  Merge  2:35:31 (Pop-up)
Sandy Denny  Next Time Around   Options The BBC Sessions 1971-73  Strange Fruit  2:40:36 (Pop-up)
Keith Jarrett with Jan Garbarek & Charlie Haden  Solara March   Options Arbour Zena  ECM Records   2:45:15 (Pop-up)
My Brightest Diamond  Looking at the Sun   Options This is My Hand  Asthmatic Kitty  2:54:57 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Sean in Bristol UK:

Hi Irene, hello one and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm DCE:

hey Irene
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm DCE:

Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:10pm Sean in Bristol UK:

Bowie, nice
Avatar 12:10pm Van in DC:

Hi there Irene and fellow listeners
Avatar 12:10pm V Priceless:

Hey Irene! Great DB track! How brilliant is Mike Garson??
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm DCE:

I got this mixed up with "wild is the wind". Insane!
Avatar 12:13pm kat330:

Hey folks. On hold with ATT, so it may be many minutes before I get back...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm DCE:

your call is important to them
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:14pm Sean in Bristol UK:

@Van, can't be that long before you are heading to our shores.
Avatar 12:15pm Van in DC:

Soon enough, Sean! Can't wait!
Avatar 12:15pm DeaconDave:

Hello Irene - loving the tunes so far
Avatar 12:17pm Van in DC:

Wondering who all is on KaTe's guest list. Toyah herself said she was elated to get an invite
Avatar 12:18pm KP:

Good nice afternoon, Irene.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Sean in Bristol UK:

I am hearing rumours that most of "Hounds of Love" will get an airing which is fab as this is my favourite album, "Big Sky' is going to rock!
Avatar 12:19pm Van in DC:

Yeah, the whole Ninth Wave is a major part of it I hear.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Sean in Bristol UK:

@Van, if you have time give me a ring, it would be nice to catch up
Avatar 12:21pm Van in DC:

That would be wonderful Sean
Avatar 12:22pm Van in DC:

lol just after I mention "Ninth Wave" ha ha
Avatar 12:30pm KP:

This is something of a Renaissance on WFMU
Avatar 12:30pm KP:

Off the top of my head i'd say this is the original Relf version of the band.
Avatar 12:33pm kat330:

There ARE rings of hell, and one of them is named AT&T, sigh.
Back now and actually can begin to listen.
Avatar 12:34pm KP:

Just ordered the two cd version. FMU should get a kickback, at least when Irene's on.
Avatar 12:36pm KP:

And I just received Beth Sorrentino's new one! Listening to Irene is expensive.
Avatar 12:43pm kat330:

@DCE: Yeah, so important it required 45 mins. and 4 different CSR's and STILL no one can take my bill payment (auto system is down). Mind boggling. But now there's lovely music to soothe this savage wildcat. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51pm Irene Trudel:

Hi Everybody! Making a lazy intro to the playlist comments now. Takes a little while for me to get settled in sometimes! Sorry to make you buy so music music, @KP. Can't help it myself.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Sean in Bristol UK:

Right I can settle down and listen after a fraught couple of hours completing the invoice for the umpires payments from last weekend's softball tournament, it was my first time as crew chief,
Avatar 12:55pm kat330:

@SEAN: We have "The Walking Dead: Season 4" on order. I recall you are watching the series, too?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Sean in Bristol UK:

@Kat, yes, finished Season 3 a few weeks back, some of the dose form the softball will be used to purchase season 4, can't wait!
Avatar 1:00pm Van in DC:

Ha. Head over Heels lyrics, then I see "Snowblind" ...is Graph Rabbit a Cocteau Twins fan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03pm Irene Trudel:

Quite possibly, Van. I'll have to ask them (trying to get Graph Rabbit in to play live in October).
Avatar 1:07pm kat330:

@Sean: From your fair isle: We watched a good little film yesterday called "Locke" by Steven Knight and starring Tom Hardy. Amazing how engaging a one-man film can be -- just him alone in his car and driving for 80 mins., with many off-camera phone call performances that are great as well.
Avatar 1:08pm drewo:

Good morning Irene, the show sounds wonderful from my perch here in sunny AZ. Digging the Moodies deep cut.
Avatar 1:09pm Van in DC:

So apparently the playing of this piece is timely...1969 To Our Children's Children's Children...?
Avatar 1:12pm Van in DC:

ha, just that enough time has passed (almost?) for their children's children's children to listen
Avatar 1:13pm kat330:

Heh, I have a loud wren outside our window in a call-and-response w/ your bed birds, Irene.
Avatar 1:16pm Van in DC:

So Sean, I see the live KT show on Sept 10 then trying to fly to Geneva the next day to see Marissa Nadler live, then jet back to London in time to catch my flight back to DC. Should be interesting
Avatar 1:17pm Jay/London:

Hi Irene just checking in just back from the south of France
Avatar 1:20pm slugluv1313:

lovely show, Irene!
ahhh that first Renaissance LP . . . i loved (and STILL love!) that song "Island" -- would transport me away when i was a kid/teenager . . . as did "Aladdin Sane" too :)
Graph Rabbit are AMAZING! beautiful song, haunting lyrics and vocals!!!
gotta sign off and get to work but wanted to wish you and listeners a great big HAPPY MONDAY!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:21pm Sean in Bristol UK:

@Kat, I missed "Locke" at the cinema, heard great things about it. At the moment the new releases are awful, "Inbetweeners 2" and "The Expendables 3". @Van, when do you fly in, you will probably need a day to recover from the jet lag. It takes me a week to recover when I fly back from "The Land Of The Free".
Avatar 1:22pm Van in DC:

@Sean, Monday the 8th for the week.
Avatar 1:28pm kat330:

@Sean: Locke was a DVD from our lending library here in Knob Knee. The unseen hone callers: I guessed Olivia Colman from her voice (we're currently watching her on "Rev") and there is also Ruth Wilson, whom we recently enjoyed in "Luther." Excellent acting. Would make a fine radio play, too.
Avatar 1:28pm kat330:

"hone" s.b. phone.
Avatar 1:30pm kat330:

There you go, Van! :)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:31pm Sean in Bristol UK:

Kate, lovely
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm common:

got my ear cleaned out! i can now hear! just thought i'd share that disgusting truth.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:32pm Sean in Bristol UK:

@Drewo, Giants for the Pennant or do you think The Dodgers are too good!!
Avatar 1:33pm Van in DC:

Avatar 1:34pm kat330:

@common: Ear Juice is the price to pay for excessive headphone use. And also the name I've given to Philo Gristle's recording label.
Avatar 1:34pm Van in DC:

I had stepped out for 5 minutes to get tea....boggle
Avatar 1:34pm Van in DC:

Thank you Irene
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Sean in Bristol UK:

Yes, thank you, Irene,
Avatar 1:39pm kat330:

Apparently Brian Blade doesn't cotton to Texarkana for that region. I get it since I prefer to call Kentuckiana here Indy-yucky.
Avatar 1:48pm drewo:

Hey Sean - Giants are struggling to hang in there. They are stretching a thin bench very far. Here's to hoping for a race in September.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48pm Irene Trudel:

So sorry Van! All you chatting about Kate made me want to play something by her (at least you're one of the lucky ones getting to a show).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm common:

@kat330: hee hee! that's great...and gross! hey, i watched that scifi film you recommened. already forgot the title, but twas great!
Avatar 1:51pm kat330:

@common: X from Outer Space or Monolith Monsters I suspect.

@Van: Yes, quite lucky, and we expect a full show & tell report upon your return.
Avatar 1:54pm Van in DC:

Actually, KaTe's first show is KT-minus 8 days!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:55pm Sean in Bristol UK:

Don't give too much away, Van, but I think by the time I go on the 30th of next month all the Kate Facebook groups will be posting like mad
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Sean in Bristol UK:

I agree, Irene, a show broadcast live would be cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:04pm mariano:

Wow, beautiful, this Black Sea Hotel! Any connection to Las Rubias del Norte?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06pm Irene Trudel:

No, other than they're both based in Brooklyn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:08pm common:

@kat330: yea! saw them both. good cheese!
Avatar 2:17pm kat330:

Loving the dissonance in this Arc.
  2:29pm Oldfan:

Nice mood, Irene. It has been pleasantly in the background at work and I slowly realized how much it was improving my afternoon.
Avatar 2:42pm Van in DC:

Avatar 2:45pm Van in DC:

One of my own treasures...Sandy's "A Boxful of Treasures'
Avatar 2:48pm Van in DC:

Wow, and now one with Jan Garbarek? Awesome
Avatar 2:56pm Van in DC:

His album with David Torn was really something. I also had his Music for Films album
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm Irene Trudel:

Glad I might've been able to improve your afternoon, Oldfan! I think it improved mine as well. Catch you all next week, with a live performance by Black Sea Hotel.
  Swag For Life Member 2:58pm 12539:

Thanks, Irene.
Avatar 2:59pm kat330:

These are especially sad and hard days of late, so thanks for the uplift, Irene.
[BTW, anyone wanting .mp3 DL's (free) of my soundcloud original material might go there in coming weeks before certain tracks disappear. Otherwise they're big (still free) .wav files at Bandcamp]
Avatar 2:59pm Van in DC:

Many many thanks Irene for a super enjoyable show!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 2:59pm Sean in Bristol UK:

Another terrific show, Irene, thank you.
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