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Options December 13, 2016: Want Some, Need Some

~Animation via Richard Gruesome

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Poison  Want Some, Need Some   Options   Capitol  1986  45    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Joker  Dialogues   Options chorale bruitiste  Ambiances Magnétiques  2016  CD    0:04:29 (Pop‑up)
Der Fernseh--Has Caser  Gespenstersong   Options Schlager fur Schlappohren  Resono  1970  MP3    0:06:34 (Pop‑up)
Lou Praeger & His Orchestra  Ashby de la Zooch   Options Dancing at the Palais  Cedar  1997  CD    0:09:14 (Pop‑up)
Ella Fitzgerald  I Love Paris   Options The Cole Porter Songbook  Polygram  1993  CD  Originally released in 1958  0:12:21 (Pop‑up)
Björk  It's Oh So Quiet   Options Post  One Little Indian  1995  MP3    0:19:44 (Pop‑up)
The Cheers  (Bazoom) I Need Your Lovin'   Options   Capitol  1954  MP3    0:22:59 (Pop‑up)
Frank Sinatra  The Lady is a Tramp / But Beautiful   Options         recorded at Ringo Starr's wedding to Maureen Cox  0:25:55 (Pop‑up)
Maria da Conceição  Mãe Preta   Options     1958  MP3    0:29:45 (Pop‑up)
Nat "King" Cole  Quizás, Quizás, Quizás   Options Cole Espanol & More, Volume 1  Capitol  1991  CD    0:32:41 (Pop‑up)
Prince  Te Amo Corazón   Options 3121  NPG Records  2006  CD    0:35:28 (Pop‑up)
Stevie Wonder  Ngiculela - Es Una Historia   Options Songs in the Key of Life  Tamla  1976  LP    0:38:58 (Pop‑up)
Janelle Monáe  Dance Apocalyptic   Options The Electric Lady  Big Beat  2013  CD    0:42:40 (Pop‑up)
Sxip Shirey  Bach, Stevie Wonder and Janelle Monáe   Options A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees  VIA Records  2017  MP3    0:46:03 (Pop‑up)
Gladys Knight & the Pips  Ave Maria   Options Bless This House  Buddah Records  1975  LP    0:52:01 (Pop‑up)
Ornette Coleman & Prime Time  Bach Prelude   Options Tone Dialing  Verve  1995  CD    0:56:18 (Pop‑up)
Wes Montgomery   A Day in the Life   Options A Day in the Life  A&M Records  1967  MP3    1:01:54 (Pop‑up)
Marc Ribot / The Young Philadelphians  The Hustle   Options Live in Tokyo  Yellowbird Records  2015  MP3    1:07:45 (Pop‑up)
James Chance & the Contortions  I Who Have Nothing   Options The Flesh Is Weak  True Groove  2016  MP3    1:16:32 (Pop‑up)
The Guess Who  These Eyes   Options The Best of the Guess Who  MCA Records  1971  LP    1:20:55 (Pop‑up)
Joe Jackson  Beat Crazy   Options Beat Crazy  A&M Records  1980  LP    1:34:25 (Pop‑up)
The Feelies  Crazy Rhythms   Options Crazy Rhythms  Bar None  2009  CD  Originally released in 1980  1:38:33 (Pop‑up)
Ian Dury and the Blockheads  Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick   Options Jukebox Dury  Stiff Records  1981  LP    1:44:46 (Pop‑up)
Ultravox!  Dangerous Rhythm   Options Ultravox!  Island  1977  MP3    1:47:42 (Pop‑up)
Doris Day  Crazy Rhythm   Options     1950 maybe?  MP3    1:51:56 (Pop‑up)
Rosemary Clooney  Fascinatin' Rhythm   Options The Concord Jazz Heritage Series  Concord Jazz    MP3    1:54:16 (Pop‑up)
Ramones  Beat on the Brat   Options Anthology  Warner Bros  1999  CD    1:57:03 (Pop‑up)
The Velvet Underground   I Can't Stand It   Options The Complete Matrix Tapes  UMe  2016  CD  Recorded November, 1969  1:59:34 (Pop‑up)
Hüsker Dü  How to Skin a Cat   Options New Day Rising  SST Records  1985  MP3    2:06:21 (Pop‑up)
Grudge  Smash Your Face In   Options   Black Label  1973  45    2:08:06 (Pop‑up)
Jilted John  Going Steady   Options True Love Stories  EMI  1978  MP3    2:11:47 (Pop‑up)
mr. Sterile Assembly  M'Sheen Machine   Options It's All Over Now  Bandcamp  2016  MP3    2:15:35 (Pop‑up)
The Clash  Gates of the West   Options Clash on Broadway  Legacy  1991  CD  B-side of "Groovy Times," released in 1979  2:19:05 (Pop‑up)
Dow Jones and the Industrials  Can't Stand the Midwest   Options Can't Stand the Midwest 1979-1981  Family Vineyard  2016  CD  Originally released in 1980  2:23:33 (Pop‑up)
Happy Place  Rapture!   Options Northfield  Exit  2016  LP    2:23:54 (Pop‑up)
This Heat  Horizontal Hold   Options This Heat  This is  2006  CD  Originally released in 1979  2:37:57 (Pop‑up)
Terry   Chitter Chatter   Options Terry HQ  Upset! the Rhythm  2016  MP3    2:44:44 (Pop‑up)
Terry Riley  Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band   Options A Rainbow in Curved Air  Columbia Masterworks  1969  MP3    2:51:08 (Pop‑up)
Contact  Part VII (excerpt)   Options Discreet Music  Cantaloupe Music  2015  CD  Composed by Brian Eno  3:11:55 (Pop‑up)
EN0)))  Ambient616: Discrete Murder   Options Another Grimm World (Extra Low Fidelity Version)  RSM  2006  CD-R    3:19:44 (Pop‑up)
Like Drone Razors Through Flesh Sphere  Overdrone   Options Overdrone  Independent  2004  MP3    3:32:49 (Pop‑up)
Petula Clark  The Show is Over   Options           3:58:02 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 3:00pm V Priceless:

VP...here! Hey Kurt!
Avatar 3:02pm geezerette:

Avatar 3:06pm geezerette:

if mimes could sing...
Avatar 3:08pm northguineahills:

That wasn't the Joker that's known for producing subterranean bass lines, is it?
Avatar 3:14pm Kurt Gottschalk:

ngh, ha, no, it's a vocal band fronted by joane hetu out of montreal.

hi, everyone!
Avatar 3:18pm V Priceless:

Avatar 3:19pm geezerette:

Avatar 3:20pm Kurt Gottschalk:

good lord nightmares. i hope it goes smoother for the next 3 hours and 40 minutes. sorry, y'alls.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20pm Lewis:

no need to pretend wrt Ella - that was great. You simply sequed into an excerpt from 4 33...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23pm Lewis:

and then into commentary on the preceding number...
Avatar 3:23pm northguineahills:

After Ricardo Villalobos was doing some experimental stuff including remixing the ECM catalog, I can never tell any more.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm Uncle Michael:

Hello world.
Avatar 3:38pm Kurt Gottschalk:

heya unk!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm Uncle Michael:

Who's getting walloped in the gif?
Avatar 3:41pm Kurt Gottschalk:

Bret Michaels
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42pm Uncle Michael:

Oh, that's a shame.
Avatar 3:43pm Kurt Gottschalk:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm Lewis:

I hope he wasn't badly hurt...
Avatar 3:53pm Kurt Gottschalk:

Richard Gruesome would be the one to ask.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Uncle Michael:

Gladys is playing in my area in July. I should go.
Avatar 3:57pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i've never seen her but my guess is you wouldn't regret it.
Avatar 4:03pm Richard Gruesome:

according to Wikipedia (the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit), his injuries from the incident involved a broken nose and (he alleges in his lawsuit) a brain hemorrhage
Avatar 4:04pm Kurt Gottschalk:

what year was it?
Avatar 4:05pm Richard Gruesome:

Avatar 4:07pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hey! i'm busy here!
plus i got a broken brain
and a now hemorrhage.
Avatar 4:07pm Kurt Gottschalk:

& thanks
  4:07pm Dean:

While you're GTFU, @RG, can you look up how many holes it takes to fill...
Avatar 4:09pm Kurt Gottschalk:

it'd depend on the size of the hole, wouldn't it?
  4:10pm Dean:

Zappa addressed that conundrum with a 1975 album.
Avatar 4:10pm geezerette:

:) !
  4:14pm Dean:

Pretty sure Royal Albert Hall was designed with an expandable waistband to accommodate variations in hole dimensions.
Avatar 4:14pm Richard Gruesome:

Now, that I know that, I feel kind of bad about the gif
Avatar 4:15pm Kurt Gottschalk:

we can change it if you want
Avatar 4:20pm geezerette:

...but maybe "he" is less sarcastic.
Avatar 4:26pm Richard Gruesome:

would that make me feel less bad?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:32pm Doug Schulkind:

Hey wait just a minute. You got some pretty sizable minotaurs over here. What gives?
Avatar 4:32pm glenn:

van mccoy.
Avatar 4:35pm V Priceless:

Ya can't go wrong with Joe! Thx KG! Love this record - shame JJ thought it was a failure....
Avatar 4:37pm Kurt Gottschalk:

HA! hi, doug.
Avatar 4:38pm geezerette:

He's SO good!
Avatar 4:40pm northguineahills:

Wait, is someone taking your slot, or you're just got other things to do next year?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:41pm Webhamster Henry:

Hi Kurt! I'm checking in for your last official unofficial show!
Avatar 4:42pm Kurt Gottschalk:

second to last official unofficial hi yo thanks no i just have job complications but i got them to give me a few months when doug needed a sub and then spilled my shit all over half the afternoon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:48pm Doug Schulkind:

Actually, Kurt requested that his salary be tripled. I offered quadrupled, but he demanded tripled. (He has a weird thing about the number 3.) But I told him, no, I just can't do tripled.
Avatar 4:48pm geezerette:

Loved Ian Dury.
Kurt,your shows have been splendid!!!
Avatar 4:49pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i DO have a weird thing about the number 3!!
Avatar 4:49pm Kurt Gottschalk:

thanks, geez. i'll be around.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:50pm Doug Schulkind:

Three your mind and your ass will follow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:50pm Scraps:

Avatar 4:51pm Kurt Gottschalk:

it's a magic number.
heya, scraps.
Avatar 4:51pm geezerette:

Good! :)

Doug,quadruple it & god knows!
Avatar 4:53pm V Priceless:

hey Kurt did you see this DB trib benefit gig happening on Jan 10 @ Terminal 5 w/DB band members? Jury's out on who the guest singers will be though: www.terminal5nyc.com...
Avatar 4:53pm Kurt Gottschalk:

no, i mean, i won't be here but i'm not going far. next week is the last tuesday, tho.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56pm Doug Schulkind:

Actually, Kurt is on the short list to be Trump's Secretary of Microtonal Affairs.
Avatar 4:57pm geezerette:

Ha,if only.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:57pm Doug Schulkind:

Pray that nobody on the transition team Googles "microtonal" between now and Kurt's interview.
Avatar 4:58pm geezerette:

Avatar 4:58pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i love when doug says "actually"
Avatar 4:59pm Kurt Gottschalk:

veep, i hadn't! thanks for the link.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:59pm Webhamster Henry:

As long as it's not "Microphalangeal " (small fingers) , I think he can squeak by.
Avatar 5:00pm geezerette:

why am I laughing?!
Avatar 5:02pm Kurt Gottschalk:

because of funny?
Avatar 5:04pm geezerette:

(finger snap)
Avatar 5:06pm glenn:

so THAT'S why kurt was seen leaving the trump tower today.
Avatar 5:10pm geezerette:

presidential portraits on my profile page. hoping to get them on new Canadian-style plastic currency.
Avatar 5:10pm glenn:

isn't this a laurice song?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:11pm Scraps:

it's like a Tullycraft song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:11pm Webhamster Henry:

This would be a good Hoof 'n' Mouth selection!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:11pm Scraps:

only 1973!
Avatar 5:18pm glenn:

"His most notable success, of course, was the underground 1973 pre-punk hit When Christine Comes Around/I'm Gonna Smash Your Face In that he recorded under the band name Grudge for the Black label, and has become an underground punk rock classic to this day. LAURICE has always said that he was doing punk before punk"
Avatar 5:21pm Kurt Gottschalk:

thx, glenn!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm Scraps:

Well, lots of people were "doing punk before punk", especially if you're using "punk" liberally
Avatar 5:23pm glenn:

well yeah. i'm a liberal. i wouldn't use it conservatively.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24pm Scraps:

Right! And I was talking to Laurice, not Glenn; I know Glenn was quoting. ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:26pm Scraps:

And the groovy part is, Laurice is not here to respond.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:27pm Scraps:

(I think.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32pm Scraps:

ooh, nice
Avatar 5:49pm V Priceless:

some set there, Kurt! Phew!!
Avatar 5:52pm geezerette:

Terry Riley! :)
Avatar 5:55pm Kurt Gottschalk:

damn near wore me out, veeps!
Avatar 6:03pm Kurt Gottschalk:

three hours later - i didn't know "it's oh so quiet" (the bjork song we heard up near the top) was originally recorded by betty hutton. makes perfect sense.
  6:06pm Dean:

Forty-five years later, I didn't know (until just now) that the "Riley" in "Baba O'Riley" is the guy who's music is playing.
  6:07pm Dean:

*whose (goddammit)
Avatar 6:08pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i've heard lots of stories about that. i think it was a multi-layered keith moon joke. apparently it's what he used to call the maharishi mahesh yogi , who pete townshend was interested in although perhaps not as devoted as george harrison.
  6:10pm Dean:

Well, then, why wasn't the song called "Booboo O'Riley," huh?
Avatar 6:12pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i think that's yours to compose, dino!
Avatar 6:13pm northguineahills:

Didn't Zeitkratzer do a realization of one Eno's ambient albums?
  6:14pm Dean:

I tried my hand at "Won't Get Sued Again." Abject failure.
Avatar 6:16pm Kurt Gottschalk:

ngh, did they? i'm not aware. but here's their stockhausen cd at target, apparently: www.target.com...
Avatar 6:17pm Kurt Gottschalk:

dean, HA!
  6:19pm Dean:

Bang on a Can did "Music for Airports," evidently. Zeitkratzer did a mean Xenakis realization, though.
Avatar 6:20pm northguineahills:

ahhh, that's what I was thinking about, Dean. Didn't Bang on a Can premier that for a newish wing at JFK 10-12 years ago?
Avatar 6:21pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i really liked boac's 'airports.' there was a gorgeous dvd for it as well, all slow and heavily treated scenes from airports.
  6:21pm Dean:

That sounds familiar, ngh.

I'll share here a link I've shared with a couple DJs and on one comment board. Seems apt. It's a project by a friend of mine. He treats shortwave radio transmissions.

Avatar 6:22pm Kurt Gottschalk:

thanks, copying it to myself to check later!
Avatar 6:23pm glenn:

i have doug hilsinger's remake tribute thingy of taking tiger mountain, which is pretty great.
Avatar 6:25pm Kurt Gottschalk:

oh yeah, i liked that record (his version)
Avatar 6:44pm V Priceless:

Eno's new record, release date 1-1-17: www.brian-eno.net
Avatar 6:45pm Kurt Gottschalk:

any word on it yet?
Avatar 6:47pm V Priceless:

it continues the "Discreet Music"/"Thursday Afternoon" vibe, according to Eno
Avatar 6:48pm Kurt Gottschalk:

interesting. i haven't even listened to the last one yet.
Avatar 6:50pm V Priceless:

"The Ship"? It's pretty cool - great cover of VU's "I'm Set Free"
Avatar 6:52pm Kurt Gottschalk:

need to catch up to that.
Avatar 6:57pm V Priceless:

thank you, Kurt! Fun show!
Avatar 6:57pm northguineahills:

I found an old 20 year old unused discman (for free) so I can play my cdrs again...
Avatar 6:58pm Kurt Gottschalk:

Avatar 6:59pm V Priceless:

("as the curtain falls" against that animation...yow!)
Avatar 7:04pm geezerette:

Great show!
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