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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Options January 26, 2018

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
neil rolnick  wake up   Options         0:00:00 (Pop-up)
judy henske  every night when the sun goes in   Options         0:11:51 (Pop-up)
u.s. girls  mad as hell   Options         0:16:10 (Pop-up)
earth girl helen brown  chains of love   Options         0:18:57 (Pop-up)
eno  cindy tells me   Options         0:24:04 (Pop-up)
jaimie branch  the storm   Options   international anthem  2017  LP  0:27:49 (Pop-up)
charles lloyd  tagore   Options live in europe  atlantic    LP  0:33:31 (Pop-up)
johan hedren  jublande   Options       LP  0:43:40 (Pop-up)
robert haigh  unfinished minor   Options creatures of the deep  unseen worlds  2017  CD  0:52:17 (Pop-up)
william penn  moonshine   Options crystal rainbows  sounds reasonable associates  1978  LP  0:55:05 (Pop-up)
taxgorkhan  skumring   Options         1:02:33 (Pop-up)
conga square  secada mondatta   Options         1:10:22 (Pop-up)
trevor babb  electric counterpoint III fast (steve reich)   Options         1:14:15 (Pop-up)
nils frahm & anne muller  7 fingers   Options 7 fingers  hush records    LP  1:18:46 (Pop-up)
ravi shardja  bola bola   Options         1:22:44 (Pop-up)
tandaapushi  intro   Options         1:26:16 (Pop-up)
j grienke  uprising   Options places of motility        1:27:30 (Pop-up)
freur  doot doot (extended)   Options         1:31:19 (Pop-up)
saada bonaire  second face   Options         1:37:27 (Pop-up)
tc matic  white rhythm   Options         1:41:40 (Pop-up)
bazooka  geel en blauw   Options         1:46:39 (Pop-up)
the fall  black monk theme part II   Options         1:48:19 (Pop-up)
the stallion  stop   Options         1:54:48 (Pop-up)
dirty songs (toop/beresford/parker/sanders/minton)  dirty laundry / dirty mind   Options         2:02:41 (Pop-up)
juicy lucy  pretty woman   Options         2:08:58 (Pop-up)
nance  papa aint salty no more   Options         2:12:09 (Pop-up)
nic jones  penguin eggs   Options penguin eggs        2:15:11 (Pop-up)
television personalities  beautiful despair   Options beautiful despair  fire  1990/2018  LP  2:20:09 (Pop-up)
lea bertucci  patterns for alto   Options         2:23:47 (Pop-up)
ocs  the remote viewer   Options         2:29:45 (Pop-up)
richard lloyd  field of fire   Options         2:35:04 (Pop-up)
the doozer  winning   Options         2:45:44 (Pop-up)
karl ward  iodine   Options         2:49:33 (Pop-up)
merch  according to the doctors   Options amour bohemian        2:52:05 (Pop-up)
golden boys  kick the can   Options         2:56:34 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 9:06am Thibault:

Hi John!
Avatar 9:10am Linda Lee:

It's about time I said hello. I love this program. Good morning John!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am MD:

Good Morning Mad Mad Mad World!!! No Fake Radio Here!!! Thank The Radio Godz!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am MD:

And Thank You WFMU and Mr. Allen!
Avatar 9:12am John Allen:

hi T, Linda Lee and MD and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am steveo:

wake up, little stevie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am Ken From Hyde Park:

Little Susie's not waking up! Call 9-1-1!
Avatar 9:18am Wild Neil:

PEACE All. Gotta go in the attic crawlspace (5' tall, I'm 6'2" ) and change out some flex ducts this weekend. Replacing uninsulated with insulated(R8) ducts.
  9:19am queems:

ooh i like this one better than the other u.s. girls song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am steveo:

disclaimer: i read she lives in canada now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am adampsyche:

yeah montreal if i recall. nice set though, that is a v good us girls track.
  9:26am censorship:

its how we all peacefully co- exist in repressed socialism...
  9:27am exile-on-hicks-street:

I dedicate this song to Suzy Hotrod (she’s looking for a way-in on Eno). Hope she’s listening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am Ken From Hyde Park:

Suzy Hotrod rules! Her shows are a blast!
  9:30am exile-on-hicks-street:

Freaking love that song/album/era
  9:34am exile-on-hicks-street:

Loyal to Mark R and Circle Time - he has been very kind to me - but Radio Roller Derby is a good show, too.
Avatar 9:37am duke:

tagore has been one of my favorite Charles Lloyd cuts for a long time
  9:37am cloned of the clone:

here's my idea of group think...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am steveo:

trying to figure out if John is a really good DJ or if I'm just a really good listener
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45am melinda:

Hi JA and everyone.
Avatar 9:48am John Allen:

steveo, if you can leave that thought hanging, we can make a lot of money together with this whole freeform thing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am George of Troy:

Hey, John... Good morning.
Avatar 9:51am John Allen:

GT. gonna send you a note later
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am steveo:

let me know when you figure it out
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am George of Troy:

Right on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am Polyus:

The 5th annual 28-hour Drone is set to commence this evening here in Mpls. Some of the out-of-town performers this year include Nels Cline, Ka Baird, and Loscil, along with a ton of locals. The entire thing will be broadcast on KFAI and can be streamed online. All proceeds to benefit Doctors Without Borders. www.thecedar.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am Polyus:

(shameless plug)
Avatar 9:59am John Allen:

heard about this, no shame in plugging. drone on...
  10:01am queems:

i love this track
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01am BronwynB:

morning john and everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am Passaic River Blues:

@Queems: same.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am adampsyche:

gd it i'm on a vc and want to listen
  10:13am cheaters:

The object is to cheat the eugenic jaws of death ...fuc u Goth Roth
Avatar 10:18am Thibault:

I've to go... Great show so far, thank you John.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am karlward:

Steve Reich is the only reich I can get down with.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24am Barney Grubbs:

Wilhelm Reich had his moments
  10:29am show_show_the_clone_clown:

all this instrumental groove enabled me to have a back drop to post up deft angry poetry to my 3 followers on instagram...
I don't sell red pills...i give em out for free... we b talkin bout esoteric thought here DEA
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32am karlward:

So I ran into Philip Glass on the street one time, probably in 2006, probably on 2nd Ave. He was staring at his phone (this was pre-smartphone, so it was just a Nokia or something) and looking really confused by it. He looked up at me and I thought: you know what would be funny? What if I heckled Philip Glass with "DA NA NA! DA NA NA! DA! DA! DA!" over and over again, like some kind of absurd and aggressive Philip Glass ringtone. But I really like Philip Glass, and he's a good friend of my good friend's parents, so I didn't do it. But somewhere else in the multiverse, this happened, and that version of me is chuckling about this and doesn't even feel that bad over it.
  10:34am not a drug dealer:

HEY DEA a red pill is a esoteric idea not a opioid...and u don't have change parties 2 do them...well u do have 2 change parties if ur party is the
"inside party"
Avatar 10:35am jdaFromCologne:

memories ....
  10:35am Mark Williams:

this Freur always felt like it should be a guilty pleasure tune for me, but I finally let go of that a long time ago. Love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am Passaic River Blues:

Bring the DOOT DOOT!
  10:36am oks:

Yes! Freur!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40am Krys O.:

Nice to hear doot doot again!
  10:45am Russian bot:

fuck you Adam Schiff ..i refuse to talk dirty you2 talk 2 me talk I'm here to please you Adam schiff..we AI r pleasing ur perverse Desires 2 lie 2 outliers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47am karlward:

So... this isn't Joe Strummer? I thought for sure that it was.
Avatar 10:48am Wild Neil:

PEACE All. Wow, there are some really off the wall comments here. You know, sometimes I think cashews are ALMOST worth the price. They are way more evolved than crappy peanuts. TC magic is pretty cool, clicky star!
This new track sounds kinda like B-52s with its jangly guitars.....wonder who it is?! Kinda Devo too...
  10:49am ans:

arno hintjes!!!! from tc matic :)
  10:50am ans:

belgian wave :)
Avatar 10:54am Lixiviated Life:

tuned in
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am Ike:

Reply from the pretty woman to "why can't you stay away?": Well, this is the grocery store. I have to come here to buy groceries. I was hungry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am steveo:

drunk hendrix is great
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am steveo:

(but seriously i like this track)
Avatar 11:16am John Allen:

not much of a stretch. Ike. i imagine the members of Juicy Lucy ended up working in a Tesco.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am foofs:

Come all you trawlermen, forget yer snapper and yer prawn
  11:21am queems:

i mean i guess you could call this song penguin eggs after mentioning them once
  11:23am B Z:

Did the 91.1 signal just get really full of static or is it just me? (Great show JA)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25am steveo:

(I did some research; actual drunk hendrix was not always great)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am maestroso:

Well heck, looks like I missed a great playlist. Meetings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am steveo:

thanks JA, superb show
  11:58am fletchernyc:

Holy smokes ! The Reflex 12"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm steveo:

  12:05pm fletchernyc:

EGAD!!! My kid changed the station!! Lol!
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