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Playlist for 07 January 2016 Options | The remnants of something

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photograph by Jan Staller, from the Metal Recycling project

Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp  It Looked Shorter on the Map   Options Rotorotor  Red Wig / Moi J'Connais  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Bidziliba  track 1   Options Bidziliba  FMN Sound Factory  0:04:39 (Pop‑up)
Mariah  Sokokara   Options Utakata No Hibi  Shan-Shan/Better Days; Palto Flats  0:09:37 (Pop‑up)
Cheb Khaled & Safy Boutella  La Camel   Options Kutche  Stern's Africa  0:14:50 (Pop‑up)
Rip Rig and Panic  Epi Epi Arp Whoosh!   Options I Am Cold  Virgin  0:20:15 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Tipsy 
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel  0:25:07 (Pop‑up)
Funkadelic  Butt-to-Buttresuscitation   Options Tales of Kidd Funkadelic  Westbound  0:29:34 (Pop‑up)
Modest Mouse  Long Distance Drunk   Options The Lonesome Crowded West  Up  0:33:13 (Pop‑up)
Wings  Let 'Em In   Options Wings Greatest  Capitol  0:36:54 (Pop‑up)
Nicolette  You Are Heaven Sent   Options Rebirth of Cool Six (various aritsts)  4th & Broadway  0:41:44 (Pop‑up)
Eric B. & Rakim  Eric B. Is President   Options Paid in Full  4th & Broadway  0:45:49 (Pop‑up)
Beth Sorrentino  Along Comes Mary   Options Would You Like to Go: A Curt Boettcher Songbook  Basta  0:50:50 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Glenn Branca 
Bad Smells   Options Who You Staring At?  Giorno Poetry Systems  0:53:41 (Pop‑up)
Soul Coughing  Soft Serve   Options Irresistible Bliss  Slash/Warner Bros.  0:58:25 (Pop‑up)
Brian Eno   Cindy Tells Me   Options Here Come the Warm Jets  EG  1:01:31 (Pop‑up)
Rufus Wainwright  California   Options Poses  Dreamworks  1:04:51 (Pop‑up)
Utility Project  Patagonia   Options Bouquet  Utility Project  1:08:16 (Pop‑up)
Shonen Knife  My Favorite Town Osaka   Options 712  Gasatanka/Rockville  1:12:33 (Pop‑up)
Peter Jefferies  World in a Blanket   Options Elevator Madness  Emperor Jones  1:15:29 (Pop‑up)
Archie Bell & the Drells  My Balloon's Going Up   Options Tightening It Up: the Best of Archie Bell & Drells  Rhino  1:19:33 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Shudder to Think 
pH Balanced   Options High Art (soundtrack)  Velvel  1:21:56 (Pop‑up)
Laurindo Almeida  Blue Baiao   Options Brazilliance Vol. 1  Pacific Jazz; World-Pacific  1:25:40 (Pop‑up)
Bappi Lahiri & Chorus  Taqdeer Ka Badshah   Options Bombay Disco 2 (various artists)  Cultures of Soul  1:28:55 (Pop‑up)
Dionne Warwick  Any Old Time of Day   Options 7-inch single  Scepter  1:36:21 (Pop‑up)
The Bats  Spacejunk   Options Free All the Monsters  Flying Nun  1:38:51 (Pop‑up)
Silly Pillows  Nothing Really Matters   Options New Affections  Little Teddy  1:43:35 (Pop‑up)
Phil Manzanera/801  Island   Options Listen Now  Polydor  1:45:42 (Pop‑up)
Swing Out Sister  Breakout   Options Best of  Mercury  1:50:43 (Pop‑up)
Go-Go's  This Town   Options Beauty and the Beat  I.R.S.  1:54:25 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Johnny Beecher 
Sax Fifth Avenue   Options 45 played at 33  Warner Bros.  1:57:44 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am annie:

watching the stink-bug manoever around the top of the canopy of a small houseplant. full sunny window and all is well. good morning charlie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am Charlie:

hello annie -- music to watch stink-bugs by, coming up soon :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am annie:

his little antennae wavering, sniffing.. he may make it to the geranium yet!... oops, there he goes! shot in uber close-up this music playing now could make it very sci-fi-ish
Avatar 11:57am ndbob:

morning Char;ie, Annie, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am Michael:

Hi Charlie. Morning Annie. Hope everyone is well.
Avatar 11:57am βrian:

Bonjour, Monsieur Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Charlie:

hi ndbob, Michael, βrian -- let's all watch annie's stink-bug!
Avatar 11:58am Ozzy Pete:

G'day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Uncle Michael:

I'm finished not doing nothing.
Avatar 11:59am βrian:

Some things most worth having really stink.
Avatar 12:00pm ndbob:

stink bugs aren't quite up there with rodents but.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm listener james from westwood:

Hey hey, all! Anything doing?
  12:01pm jan:

Happy New Year, Charlie! And thanks for using my photo on today's Playlist!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Uncle Michael:

This track fooled me...it begins like Neil Diamond's "Done Too Soon."
Avatar 12:01pm Peter Nelson:

Koalas do nothing. Sometimes all day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm annie:

koala live a very slothful life
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm doctorjazz:

Wow, thought I was early to post, fun track, hi Nothingers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Uncle Michael:

Koala wanna do fuck-all, all day. Polly Wolly Doodle...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Charlie:

Helloo too Peter (and presumably Sarah), Uncle Michael, Jan, doctorjazz.
  Swag For Life Member 12:03pm mauri:

hei charlie!
Avatar 12:06pm Sarah N:

Helloo Sir Chuckle Monkey. I am indeed presumably present.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Charlie:

hi mauri, and, assuredly, Sarah ;)
Avatar 12:08pm βrian:

My stream just had a flashback.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Charlie:

koalas -- the unofficial totem animal of busy doing nothing (they're too lazy to be official)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm testingwithfire:

Good afternoon Charlie and busy people! Koalas eat quite a bit, though, don't they?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Charlie:

hello testingwithfire -- welcome abroad/aboard!
yes, but lying down.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm annie:

koala move slowly and sleep a lot due to the eucalyptus they consume.. in mass quantities..info from the file in the back of my brain..
Avatar 12:12pm Ozzie Pete:

Eat, sleep in trees and inspire love. I aspire to the lifestyle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm Charlie:

I wonder if they smell nice from eating all that eucalyptus
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm annie:

i bet it keeps the bugs off of them
Avatar 12:24pm βrian:

No Vick's Vapo-Rub for them!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:27pm listener james from westwood:

Meet George Jetsam!
  Swag For Life Member 12:28pm mauri:

koalas should try this -27C weather
Avatar 12:29pm βrian:

Honey, have you seen my maracas?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Charlie:

hi James, and lol
Avatar 12:36pm northguineahills:

Haven't heard Modest Mouse in ages.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39pm Carmichael:

Heya Charlie and peoples. please pass the eucalyptus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm Charlie:

hey, northguineahills -- me neither, actually.
hiya Carmichael too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:41pm testingwithfire:

hah, Wings... memories of 1975 visit to Brooklyn with daily trips to Brighton Beach via the train
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm listener james from westwood:

Huge fave Wings cut as a kid. This and "Band on the Run." Always used to pester my parents for jukebox money for both at restaurants.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm listener james from westwood:

I believe I also had a "Let 'em In" dance to the bridge. It was not good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm testingwithfire:

1975 was the summer of "Jaws," which I saw on the big screen somewhere in Flatbush. I think it kept me out of the water at the beach about one day... that water would be way too cold for me today.
Avatar 12:47pm northguineahills:

I think I was in college before I warmed up to Wings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm testingwithfire:

Speaking of the seventies, anyone see the trailer for "The Get Down" on Netflix yet? blacknerdproblems.com...
  12:48pm Listening Out There:

Wing, yes. Wings, no...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm annie:

i liked Ram, but Wings just was too fluffy for me..i'm sure there were individual songs that got me, but overall... nah.. and the travelling willburys?? absolutely not..

so sue me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm Charlie:

twf -- not a lot of sharks in bklyn, eh?
LFJW -- too late, i'm picturing you doing the dance!
hi LOT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:49pm listener james from westwood:

Hah, little bits of "Champ" in this Eric B.
  12:49pm gary mitchell:

love the sample of The Mohawks "The Champ" in this
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51pm Charlie:

Champ sample spotters here -- hi Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Uncle Michael:

I watched the Association performance of this at Monterrey Pop jus yesterday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Mike East:

@testingwithfire - they get tons of props from us...in fact just picked up a bunch this morning.
Avatar 12:55pm northguineahills:

@annie: I like Fluffy.
Avatar 12:56pm βrian:

Mmm, Busy doing Rugelach!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm Parq:

Hey, all. A big favorite of mine, this Soul Coughing track. "With a body like soft-serve" is one of the all time great opening lines for a song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm annie:

i've always loved the tom waits line: marmalade thighs and maxwell-house eyes"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm testingwithfire:

@parq - I'm with you - great track.
Avatar 1:03pm Erella:

Hi Annie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04pm annie:

Erella! hey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm Charlie:

hey Mike East, Parq (agreed), and greetings Erella too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07pm doctorjazz:

Didn't look at the playlist, know that voice anywhere, fine Rufus track.
Avatar 1:08pm Brian in UK:

Hello Charlie, s'funny, just been humming 'I'll Come Running to Tie Your Shoes'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:11pm Charlie:

Hi Brian in UK -- but I'm wearing slippers! ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24pm listener james from westwood:

Thank you for further expanding my Drells range!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm Charlie:

Besides all their great records on Atlantic, they later did some great albums on Philadelphia International
Avatar 1:32pm Brian in UK:

.... I love those pointy golden ones, they are so you.
Ah Bappi Bollywood.
  1:33pm gary mitchell:

doin' the double bump to this
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm Charlie:

It's hard not to dance to these Indian soundtrack songs -- they're all big production numbers in the films.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm annie:

there's an indian restaurant here in a-ville that plays indian films on a loop, the ones full of dancing.. the volume is turned down but they are so much fun to watch..
  Swag For Life Member 1:37pm mauri:

I had to dance to this whilst making a sandwich
Avatar 1:38pm Brian in UK:

Hello mauri, is the lake frozen over yet? It is sooo warm over here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Charlie:

every movie should have big production numbers
  1:39pm gary mitchell:

gorgeous this one
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm Charlie:

mauri -- dancing while making sandwich is good for digestion, while eating, not so much
  Swag For Life Member 1:41pm mauri:

Hey Brian, it's frozen for sure. With the wind it was -33C on ya face today. I moved away from the lakeside.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm Charlie:

gary -- i was just reading last night that Florence Greenberg wanted that as the a-side and walk on by as the b; murray the k disagreed. so he spun both sides on air, and let the listeners vote.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Uncle Michael:

Twelve Angry Men with a Bollywood production number.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm Charlie:

Seventh Seal
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49pm Uncle Michael:

Yes!
Avatar 1:50pm ndbob:

Interesting Charlie
Avatar 1:50pm Sarah N:

Hmmm, I thought this was a version of that Witchita song, what's it called now.....?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm Charlie:

Witchita Milkman?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm listener james from westwood:

"Breakout!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm Webhamster Henry:

Nice 'n' poppy this set, Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm Uncle Michael:

By the Time I Get to Galveston
Avatar 1:52pm Sarah N:

Haha, methinks not. Lineman!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Charlie:

Wichita Sutra Vortex
Avatar 1:53pm Sarah N:

Witchita Koala!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Carmichael:

Green Wichita Manalishi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Charlie:

Hi Webmaster Henry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Uncle Michael:

Wichita Tai To
Avatar 1:54pm Sarah N:

Whichitata by Abba.
Avatar 1:55pm Sarah N:

The Wicked Whichita is dead :(
Avatar 1:56pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Last minute chime-in. Great shew, Charlie. Happy NY all nothing-doers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Uncle Michael:

Thank thee, Charlie.
  2:00pm Listening Out There:

Thanks, host!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm listener james from westwood:

Many thanks, Charlie!
  2:01pm gary mitchell:

plenty of breakouts today - Florence Greenberg would have approved
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Michael:

Thanks Charlie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm Charlie:

Thanks everyone! Had to close out to make way for Matt Fiveash's playlist!
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