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Options July 22, 2011: My Sweet Summer Suite
~Animation by Minnesota Jeff

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
The Love Unlimited Orchestra  My Sweet Summer Suite   Options   20th Century Fox Records  1976  45     
Fats Navarro  Nostalgia   Options Savoy Jazz Special Sampler  Denon  1995  CD     
Ground Zero  Those Were the Days   Options Plays Standards  Nani Records  1997  CD     
Tomas Korber / Erik M / Toshimaru Nakamura / Otomo Yoshihide  Brackwater   Options Brackwater  For 4 Ears  2003  CD     
Hoahio  Jellyfish   Options Ohayo! Hoahio!  Tzadik  2000  CD    0:43:31 ()
Beta Collide  Waterline   Options Psst ... Psst!  Innova  2010  CD    0:46:08 ()
Taylor Ho Bynum / Jone Herbert / Gerald Cleaver  Digging for Clams   Options Book of Three  Rogue Art  2010  CD    0:52:25 ()
Metallic Falcons  Ocean   Options Desert Doughnuts  Voodoo Eros  2006  CD    1:02:50 ()
Rod Modell  Cool Watery Depths   Options Between Sun & Moon  Soleilmoon    CD    1:03:43 ()
Lawrence Ferlinghetti  excerpt from Coney Island of the Mind   Options         http://www.pw.org/content/poem_coney_island_mind_lawrence_ferlinghetti  1:05:02 ()
Mars  Hairwaves   Options 78+  Atavistic  1996  CD    1:06:11 ()
Pelican  March Into the Sea   Options March Into the Sea  Hydra Head  2005  CD    1:11:34 ()
Ngadha people  Teke song   Options Music of Indonesia Vol. 9: Vocal Music from Central and West Flores  Smithsonian Folkways  1999  CD    1:39:51 ()
Cumbia en Moog  Cumbia de Sal   Options The Afrosound of Colombia, Volume 1  Vampisoul  2010  CD  Recorded in 1979  1:42:48 ()
The Swinging Cats  Montovani   Options The 2 Tone Collection: A Checkered Past  Chrysalis  1993  CD  Originally released in 1980  1:46:16 ()
Les Baxter  On a Warm Night   Options Que Mango  Scamp    CD  Originally released in 1970  1:49:35 ()
Celso Fonseca  O Rio ParaTros   Options Ziriguiboom: The Now Sound of Brazil  Six Degrees  2005  CD    1:52:04 ()
Marisa Monte  Para Mais NinguĂ©m   Options Universo ao Meu Redor  EMI  2006  CD    1:55:39 ()
Cyro Baptista  Complaint / Sabia   Options Vira Loucos: Cyro Baptista Plays the Music of Villa-Lobos  Avant  1997  CD    2:03:29 ()
The Four Bags  Girias Do Norte   Options Forth  NCM  2011  CD    2:07:08 ()
Bryan and the Haggards  Swinging Doors   Options Pretend it's the End of the World  Hot Cup  2010  CD    2:10:04 ()
Merle Haggard  Big City   Options Big City  Epic / Legacy  1999  CD  Originally released in 1981  2:14:46 ()
Rebby Sharp  Hesitation Blues   Options In One Mouth and Out the Other  Shimmy Disc  1989  CD    2:17:37 ()
Lena Machado  Kauoha Mai   Options Hawaiian Legends, Vol. 3: Hawaiian Song Bird  Cord International  1997  CD    2:22:05 ()
Elmore James & His Broomdusters  Hawaiian Boogie   Options The Complete Meteor Blues, R&B and Gospel Recordings  Ace  2006  CD  Recorded in 1970  2:24:55 ()
Nancy Sinatra  Some Velvet Morning   Options Movin' With Nancy  Sundazed  1996  CD  Originally released in 1967  2:30:31 ()
Chris Kenner  I Like It Like That   Options The Rock'n'Roll Era: 1961  Time / Life Music  1987  CD    2:34:08 ()
The Arbors  So Nice (Summer Samba)   Options The Very Best of the Arbors  Taragon  1998  CD  Originally released in 1967  2:36:07 ()
Lexie Mountain Boys  2 Twigs / Big Brown Goat Cheese   Options Sacred Vacation  Carpark  2008  CD    2:38:10 ()
Aki Takase / Alex von Schlippenbach / DJ Illvibe  Hammerfest   Options Lok 03  Leo  2005  CD    2:38:58 ()
Giggle the Ozone  Wet n' Wild Funsphere   Options Order  Laser Seizure  2006  CD    2:39:50 ()
Bobby Sherman  The Drum   Options The Very Best Of Bobby Sherman  Varese Sarabande  2000  CD  Originally released in 1971  2:42:41 ()
Lasse Marhaug & Mark Wastell  Kiss of Acid (excerpt)   Options Kiss of Acid  Monotype  2011  CD    2:50:03 ()

Listener comments!

  Fri. 7/22/11 3:06pm Handsome Harry:

Hey-OOOOOOOOO Minotaurs!!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:09pm Marmalade Kitty:

Hiiiiiii there!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:11pm DJ KG:

H i Harry!

Welcome back, Kitty!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:11pm Minnesota Jeff:

Its Fats the father of Dave?
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:12pm hubba:

Kurt, how the heck is it going!?
How come there is not a mini-minotaur action figure collection... like a whole array, differentiated by characteristics so that they can have play sets and so on and so forth... cable progamming tie-ins, the works... why did this never take-off? It is not too late... can we all work on this?
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:12pm DJ KG:

i think they used to be married.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:12pm Marmalade Kitty:

..at least he died with a big smile on his face! great animation MJeff!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:12pm DJ KG:

hubba: not too late! i will display any photos of miniature minotaur action figures on the playlists!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:13pm Handsome Harry:

HHahahaaa. Navarro.

Another killer animated .gif there in every sense of the word.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:14pm Robert:

I'd've guessed Sweet Summer Suite to have been older than that. WPIX-TV used to use it, and I guess it was new at the time, but i'd've guessed it to have been from the 1950s or 1960s, maybe even 1940s. Maybe just that recording was from 1976.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:15pm hubba:

so, they exist?
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:16pm northguineahills:

This is one of my favorite Ground Zero albums!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:17pm still b/p:

So spare, so lonely and wistful, that version of Those Were the Days.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:19pm DJ KG:

robert, i just checked discogs.com and they don't show anything before 1976,

hubba, if you make them, they'll exist.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:20pm hubba:

I'm picturing everyone doing their best Edith Bunker-morphing-to-Axel Rose impersonations... right... about... now!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:21pm Marmalade Kitty:

the kettle has boiled!!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:27pm hubba:

someone keeps rolling a 6 ton aluminum foil ball up and down the hallway... "knock it off you guys!"

Surprisingly, they stopped... oh, wait... the ball has seemingly crushed this older gentleman... and I got yelled for spinning in my chair... "way to pick and choose your battles" (voice loudly projected so management hears)
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:29pm Robert:

Thanks for the info. Listening and reading are nice things to be able to do while trying to get a Skype biz cf. going during Internet trouble in Panama. I haven't seen a dollar yet, yet I've been doing all this work.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:29pm Marmalade Kitty:

I want to see Minature Minatours on the playlist :) !!! yay!!!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:30pm hubba:

Has anyone actually made action figures? I'm looking for instructions right now.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:30pm Robert:

Something I've got to remember is that once a style of music is established, pieces in that style can be created forever after.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:38pm hubba:

use a hair dryer to alter pre-existing action figures, and then use Plastic Fusion or epoxy glue with some model paint... I guess I'd start with the beast from Beauty and the Beast and find some plastic bull heads... these minotaur will be like the Disney Gummi Bears, like a group of lone survivors whence minotaurs once resided over a pristene natrual setting, living a utpoian dream, and then, one day, all that was crushed by...
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:38pm Marmalade Kitty:

mans earliest music was never recorded for playback.. If we summon our ancient musical mind we can recreate caveman genres :)
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:39pm DJ KG:

oh my god i want you to do this SO BAD!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:39pm hamburger / london:

howdy - I've just woken up after a nap - so rock 'n' roll eh.. um. hubba, no, but there are vinyl figure tutorials I've seen like this for examples: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=84425
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:40pm hubba:

I see there are Chronciles of Narnia, generic action figures, and Hercules... but not a clan of likable and cuddley mini-minotaurs... they have to be mini, that is the key!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:42pm Marmalade Kitty:

wish i could go..! :(
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:42pm le screech:

i want to listen to a record as it's melting!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:46pm hubba:

@hamburger: I will have to check it out when I get home... restricted site here at work, but thank you... I'm interested in making this set now... I'm sure my interest will fade the minute I get home and start killing brian cells...
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:49pm hubba:

cytology research shows we all have a few "Brian cells"... ever wonder why folks named Brain feel so close to you? They are a part of you... man.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:52pm DJ KG:

le screech - i head about a dj once in ... ohio, maybe ... who made records out of ice and played summer parties. he'd keep the records in a cooler and play one until it melted too much and then pull another one out.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:53pm hamburger / london:

I could so see miniature minotaurs figures dotted around the streets of the world ready for battle
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:54pm Handsome Harry:

I have just created a Miniature Minotaur action-figure. However, this action-figure is not quite up to par with those that I possessed in my youth. For instance, the "action" is severely limited on this model. You get what you pay for, I suppose.

  Fri. 7/22/11 3:54pm DJ KG:

who wants to make miniature minotaur action figures for a marathon prize?
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:55pm le screech:

that is an incredible idea
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:55pm DJ KG:

hahahahaha handsome harry! i love that.
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:56pm hamburger / london:

me! although, the 'action' part would be tricky.. no idea how to go about miniature minotaur headbutt motions n all..
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:57pm DJ KG:

oooh! a miniature minotaur and a miniature matador!
  Fri. 7/22/11 3:59pm hamburger / london:

if a miniature minotaur was an action figure, what would be it's 'power move'?
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:00pm hubba:

There would be just one character that would be kinda-like a projectile figure, so it would have, like, a spring-loaded trigger thing... it would be kinda short and squatty like the character from He-Man: Ram Man... the always under appreciated small-time hero who springs into action when the (Minotaur-) chips are down.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:01pm still b/p:

Dashing through the li'l labyrinth!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:01pm DJ KG:

maybe he could just take a dump when you pull the lever.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:02pm hubba:

  Fri. 7/22/11 4:03pm hubba:

That is another character... I have this rubber moose key chain from Alaska... when you squeeze it this oozy blubber-type stuff pops out and piles up... let go, and it gets sucked back into it's rubber bowels
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:04pm still b/p:

He could be Ferdinand the Minotaur, who just wants to smell the flowers.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:04pm Cecile:

My husband also swears by a warm lightbulb for modifying action figures.

DJKG - I will have to send pix of Minotaurs in the real world. One's from my iPod game Eternity Warriors (free fake D&D game with lotsa killing) and the other is....from the Lego store in the Mall of America! There's a 6-foot tall Minotaur menacing a little Greek warrior. It is amazing.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:04pm Handsome Harry:

I would pay money for a pooping one.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:04pm Cecile:

MN Jeff, awesome graphic! You've outdone yourself!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:05pm hubba:

I did find some of those RPG figures... kinda cute... but no action... these things have got to be action oriented... I'm think about 3.5 inches... just movable arms and swivel waist... the characters defiend by their action will do only that... project or poop thus far...
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:05pm hamburger / london:

a mini-minotaur that just lived to chomp on the shrooms that grew out of it's poop..
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:06pm Cecile:

Holy coprophagia, Batman.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:07pm hubba:

That osudns liek the life... you subsist off one anothers BM biproducts... World peace is possible!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:08pm hubba:

M'i aavin s trsek
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:08pm le screech:

ice records
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:12pm still b/p:

Never heard of ice records til I saw a video of one in an exhibition a couple of weeks ago. The mind needs to take a little jump when introduced to the concept. I would eat a flavored ice record today.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:13pm Marmalade Kitty:

a mini-minotaur with a radioactive snort for vapourizing foe
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:14pm hamburger / london:

this track and this cat :o http://bit.ly/lU50rw
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:16pm DJ KG:

cecile: please do!

screech, thanks!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:19pm Handsome Harry:

This would also make for a great poncho:

  Fri. 7/22/11 4:20pm Marmalade Kitty:


  Fri. 7/22/11 4:22pm hamburger / london:

wow MK, that site is like ultimate burger kitsch!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:22pm Cecile:

I don't know if he can do it, but if my husband could kluge together a 1" heroclix Minotaur out of old parts, would you be interested? It won't poop or anything.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:23pm Carmichael:

KG DJ and everyone. Friday afternoon, before weeks and weeks of leave. Too many things to get done!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:25pm DJ KG:

handsome, that poncho graphic is great.

cecile, of course!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:27pm Carmichael:

Prefaced by "Hello" ...
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:27pm DJ KG:

this might be my favorite minotaur ever:


picasso on the beach, tipped to me by emmagineering
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:28pm DJ KG:

hello, carmichael!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:30pm other david:

evening folks!

love this pelican track
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:30pm Carmichael:

Likin' this Pelican. It started out rippin', and now they've mellowed out completely. Great effect.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:32pm still b/p:

The boss put a thermometer in the driveway in the sun and it says 119 degrees...so far.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:34pm Cecile:

My husband says that if you want one before 2013, I'd better just order one from a D&D website. They do have a nice selection of them - even skeleton Minotaurs!
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:39pm Handsome Harry:

That is a superior minotaur, Kurt. I think I'm going to have to do something with that one.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:42pm Cecile:

You could play Kris Kristofferson's "Best of All Possible Worlds". It's the country version of Candide.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:44pm Handsome Harry:

Reading "The Singularity Is Near" by Ray Kurzweil.

He believes that if he can hang onto life for a few more years he will be able to life FOREVER. I'm no trans-humanist myself, but it is a pretty good read.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:45pm DJ KG:

cecile, interesting! that was kk's intention?
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:46pm still b/p:

Make a medium-sized minotaur, then give it to someone doing ocean research. For the dramatic-illustration hell of it, they send styrofoam cups -- one of their favorite prospects -- and other interesting odds and ends down with research gear to be shrink-crushed by deep-sea pressure.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:47pm Minnesota Jeff:

Winnipeg Jets to unveil new logo at 5:00pm central - I'll have full coverage from the Miniature Minotaurs Sports Desk.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:48pm Minnesota Jeff:

Shoot, make that 5:00pm EST. Its my first day her at the Sports Desk.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:49pm other david:

Cumbias En Moog awesome+++
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:50pm still b/p:

Si, Cumbia + Moog = muy bueno...Friday boon.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:50pm Cecile:

Oh, yes. He was a Rhodes scholar. It's great.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:52pm DJ KG:

mn gif: sports desk welcome!

cecile: yeah, i love kk! didn't know about his take on candide, tho.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:53pm Cecile:

the phrase "best of all possible worlds" is the main theme of Candide. Basically, KK tells the tale of a very drunk man sitting in a holding cell. Having the time of his life.
  Fri. 7/22/11 4:59pm Handsome Harry:

That KK track is fantastic.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:02pm Steve O.:

Reading: "2666," by (the late) Roberto Bolano. No idea what the title means yet. So far, the story revolves around a quartet of academics dedicated to a mysterious, reclusive German novelist who hasn't been seen in nearly 50 years. Hope it keeps up the quality over the remaining 800 pages.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:06pm Miniature Minotaur:

  Fri. 7/22/11 5:08pm jeanne:

Reading : The Beach Beneath the Street by Mackenzie Wark :The everyday life and glorious times of the Situationist International. Killer.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:10pm Minnesota Jeff:

New Winnipeg Jets logo's look sorta cheap and rushed. Meh. That's all from the MM Sports Desk!
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:11pm DJ KG:

hi, steve o!

jeanne - i've always wanted to read an si history other than 'lipstick traces,' which i loved but it'd be cool to read one that doesn't have johnny rotten in it now.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:12pm le_screech:

reading "The Captured" by Scott Zesch which is about white children who were kidnapped from the Texas frontier and forced to live in Apache/Comanche tribes to a point where they had trouble readjusting to white society afterwards when they were released/traded etc
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:13pm other david:

Mr. Gottschalk, this is a particularly excellent show tonight sir.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:15pm DJ KG:

mn gif: ha!

other david, thanks! (it might be about to go downhill, tho.)
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:17pm Carmichael:

This is a shambles of a song. I love it!
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:19pm hamburger / london:

hah! this show is everywhere!
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:19pm northguineahills:

  Fri. 7/22/11 5:20pm other david:

heheh I appreciate that you gave a warning :D
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:21pm comberg:

excellent tunes
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:22pm yair Yona (Tel Aviv, Earth):

The set is just super . My Friday eve looks much better now ;)
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:23pm DJ KG:

'at's what we're here for, yair!
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:24pm DJ KG:

hi, n guinea!
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:32pm Cecile:

And Minnesota!
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:35pm Marmalade Kitty:

Nice to hear you this week Kurt, thanks
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:36pm yair Yona (Tel Aviv, Earth):

There's a nice hebrew version of some velvet morning
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:37pm DJ KG:

wow! i'd love to hear that!
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:37pm Marmalade Kitty:

Some Velvet Morning - very broadcast
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:40pm Cecile:

Is that The Clowns singing backup on that Chris Kenner?
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:42pm other david:

Oh my dear lord, The Arbors...

Like a straight edge Beach Boys

(read into that what you may!)
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:45pm Cecile:

other d, the Beach Boys were really, really,really into the Four Freshmen. If they hadn't freaked out, they might have done just that.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:46pm Marmalade Kitty:

playlist froze 4-5 tracks popped up all at once??
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:46pm DJ KG:

maybe, kitty, but i also played a few really short tracks in there.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:49pm Carmichael:

Damn right it's Bobby Sherman.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:53pm Listener Dave From Seattle:

Up your nose sweathog!
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:56pm other david:

Cecile, indeed. But I personally am glad they freaked out.
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:59pm other david:

Great show Kurt :)
  Fri. 7/22/11 5:59pm hamburger / london:

aw much fun mr kurt!
  Fri. 7/22/11 6:00pm Carmichael:

Thanks Kurt! See everyone in a few weeks or so!
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