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A viking ship appears on the horizon, a likeness of Loretta Lynn carved into its bow. Rare birds flock together to sing Francoise Hardy as soul hits. A sunset of blips and bleeps fills the air.

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Options December 18, 2012: first link in a chain

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format New Approx. start time
fabio orsi  dead leaves christmas   Options last winter we didn't sing v/a  thor's rubber hammer        0:00:00 ()
karl blau  dance of the fish   Options the coconutcracker suite          0:06:17 ()
john hegley/dominic wilcox  the sound of writing a song about john keats   Options sounds of making in east london          0:09:02 ()
bj ward  vocalise   Options           0:10:44 ()
minnie riperton  completeness   Options come to my garden  varese sarabande  1969    *   0:12:04 ()
mary epworth  oh daddy   Options rumours revisited v/a  mojo        0:15:25 ()
sandra reid  don't tell me tell her   Options harmony , melody & style lovers rock in the uk 1975-1992          0:19:53 ()
suicide  hey lord   Options A Christmas Record (various artists)          0:26:21 ()
the beatbox saboteurs  blu XXXmas   Options a merry XXXmas          0:28:15 ()
 
james brown  christmas is coming   Options       7"    0:37:59 ()
red simpson  truckin trees for christmas   Options           0:40:28 ()
patsy cline  strange   Options On the Air: Her Greatest TV Performances        *   0:42:56 ()
wyatt/atzmon/stephen  luulaby for irena   Options '.........for the ghosts within'          0:45:49 ()
bonnie 'prince' billy   lay & love   Options           0:51:20 ()
ella fitzgerald  santa claus got stuck in my chimney   Options           0:54:10 ()
randy greif  hand it over here   Options alice in wonderland 2          0:58:04 ()
memory tapes  follow me   Options grace/confusion  carpark      *   1:03:45 ()
Cristina  things fall apart   Options A Christmas Record (various artists)  ze records  1981      1:10:26 ()
 
keren ann  my name is trouble/ticklish brother-my choir is trouble remix   Options           1:19:09 ()
tony gregory  human   Options           1:22:51 ()
the granville williams orchestra  santa claus is ska-ing to town   Options           1:26:13 ()
karl blau  dance of the seaweed kites   Options the coconutcracker suite          1:28:38 ()
alice russell  heartbreaker   Options       Single  *   1:30:32 ()
the vulcans   plutonian pogo stick   Options           1:36:04 ()
final fantasy & ed droste  possibly maybe   Options           1:37:19 ()
mount eerie  distorted cymbals   Options distorted cymbals  K      *   1:42:48 ()
bo diddley  i don't like you   Options           1:46:22 ()
dj shadow  dreams of a piece   Options Total Breakdown: Hidden Transmissions from the MPC Era  Reconstruction Productions      *   1:49:40 ()
willie colon  aires de navidad   Options asalto navideno          1:52:32 ()
august darnell  christmas on riverside drive   Options   a christmas record        1:55:44 ()
 
golden harmonies  watcha gonna do for christmas   Options wfmu's war on christmas v/a  wfmu      *   2:08:27 ()
stone creations  hands on a golden key   Options Eccentric Soul: Omnibus Vol. 1  numero group      *   2:12:18 ()
patsy rave & the beatniks  beatnik's wish   Options           2:15:21 ()
mike batt  love makes you crazy   Options Clay's Classics IV: 2012 WFMU fundraising Premium          2:18:31 ()
bona dish  normal day   Options bona dish ep      Cassette    2:20:05 ()
benny grunch and the bunch  i bought presents   Options       7"    2:22:44 ()
wynonie harris  i like my baby's pudding   Options Bloodshot Eyes: The Best of Wynonie Harris          2:25:24 ()
solomon burke  presents for christmas   Options the ultimate r& b christmas          2:28:28 ()
big star  jesus christ (previously un released)   Options wfmu's war on christmas v/a  wfmu        2:32:17 ()
 
el perro del mar  hold off the dawn   Options pale fire  the control group      *   2:37:38 ()
voar  attic tree   Options norman jaypresents good times 30 v/a  strut      *   2:41:45 ()
the third wave  waves lament   Options her and now          2:46:04 ()
brenda ray  krazee version   Options D'ya Hear Me! Naffi Years 1979-83  EM      *   2:49:13 ()
litlte rita faye  I Fell Out of a Christmas Tree   Options christmas with krampus          2:52:33 ()
lonnie holley  earthly things   Options just before music  dust-to-digital      *   2:54:31 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 9:06am trouble:

good merry morning all!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:07am timotato:

Merry C, Ms T!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:09am annie:

just one thin wafer of trouble goodness for me til my ride shows up.
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:11am annie:

were you able to find the dylan thomas piece?
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 9:12am trouble:

hellos timotao, annie. sorry no i wasn't able to locate dylan thomas piece...
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:15am sugarwolf:

Wearing my new WFMU shirt today!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:15am Titus in GA:

howdy, Trouble! and hello to all the fellow MW comrades...you're off to a nice start, Mrs. T:)
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 9:15am trouble:

tres bien sugarwolf!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:16am Cheri Pi:

i was just handed a package from WFMU deliveered to my cubice! Hooray for nturntable t-shirt!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:19am Cheri Pi:

I can't type!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:19am annie:

ok, ride in on the way.. love and miss you all; and, in advance: CECILE!!!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:24am Van in DC:

Yay it's trouble time! Hi trouble!
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 9:25am trouble:

bonjour cheri pi, titus.
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:25am Cheri Pi:

Annie! Cecile(in advance)!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:27am Titus in GA:

got my WFMU swag, as well! gonna give the turntable tee the traditional wash hot/dry high procedure.
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:29am Cheri Pi:

War on Christmas cd as well! I can't wait to trim the tree with this new soundtrack. Damnit 'FMU- you make me feel like a kid all over again.
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:30am Cheri Pi:

Trouble!!!!!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:31am pierre:

Bonjour Trouble, Bonjour all !

@Cheri Pi: i'm waiting for that one ! ^^
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:33am common:

yea providence!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:36am Cheri Pi:

Pierre, any day it will be in your hands :)
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:36am Van in DC:

Vocalise by Rachmaninoff? Sorry I missed that! Teach me to be late!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:38am Titus in GA:

Christmas with Todd and Mr. Belock! Looking forward to it!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:51am Patrick:

good morning trouble!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:55am ffrr:

Hi Trouble & all. Have a great holiday and thanks for another year of super sounds. Cheers!
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 9:56am trouble:

good morning patrick! howdy do van, pierre!
  Tue. 12/18/12 9:56am ╬▓rian:

Bonjour. Cloudy skies over the isthmus today. Snow is on the way.
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 9:57am trouble:

thank you ffrr! happy happy to you too!
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:01am other eddie:

trouble -- the only christmas music claviger anyone (like me) could ever need!
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 10:05am trouble:

good morning brian, better get knitting! cheers, other eddie!
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:09am other eddie:

i hope you're all having a lovely holiday seasoning
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:15am ?:

Annie! Pi! everyone!
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:16am Cecile:

is that the compilation record with the Waitresses Christmas Rapping on it?
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:17am Cecile:

Oh, the ? was me.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:19am Jennique:

Season's greetings everyone. My fingernails are painted alternate red and green for the holiday.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:22am Cecile:

is there a was/not was Christmas song on it? I can't remember.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:22am Brian in UK:

Seasons greetings trouble & aural acolytes.

Hey Cecile. Rust & Bone last night. Wow, challenging.
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 10:23am trouble:

here's the link to the this is the modern world with trouble FB page. links you to other keren ann remixes for that song too www.facebook.com...
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:24am Brian in UK:

Jacques Audiard loves mixing it up.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:27am Cecile:

Tell me more, Brian.

We watched Nightmare before Xmas again this weekend. Showed us how lame Frankenweenie was.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:28am BDR:

MAKE IT STOP!
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:28am joerg:

now I know where THE TIDE IS HIGH came from
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:29am Jennique:

My head is bobbing to all the Christmas riddums. Keep on spinnin' 'em!
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:31am Brian in UK:

Here's a link 'cause I cannot do the storyline justice. Audiard did A Prophet & The Beat that my Heart Skipped.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rust_and_Bone

Gotta walk the dog afore dark; catch you later.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:33am Cecile:

thanks, brian!
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 10:34am trouble:

jennique!! i keep threatening to paint my nails and the day slips away. i am jealous! brian i am wanting to see rust and bone, what is the challenge about it?
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 10:35am trouble:

i would super adore it if those of you who can would sign this petition to create stricter gun control provisions in the U S of A
www.credoaction.com...
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:35am sugarwolf:

jennique, your nails sound fantastic. I'm going to do mine red with red glitter for next week. Maybe I'll do my toes green.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:41am Jennique:

This is an eerie cover of Bjork, but then again it is an eerie song. Dig it.
Doing my nails is a luxury, as I never paint them and now I remember why. I turn into a girlie girl trying not to chip the paint and hate myself for it.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:42am Cecile:

You know what would go with this? The Sweetest Girl by Scritti Politti - the song ends very similarly.
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:48am Titus in GA:

HAHA! This Bo Diddley number is kickin'!
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:54am stu:

Goin wid the flow in the ice and snow ( a lot of snow !) dreams of peace indeed ( would that it were so easy ) Cheers to Trouble's fans .....which translates to friends across the globe. Thanx Trub for a year filled with wisdom and music to soothe us!
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 10:57am trouble:

hello stu!! happiness and warmth to you and the little moomins. did i tell you icepack and I are re-reading moomin midwinter? reaching out to the snow people...
  Tue. 12/18/12 10:58am Jennique:

Representing the Upper West Side! Christmas on Riverside Drive!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:00am Cecile:

Ah! Kid Creole!

I am such a nerd that I squealed when on Debi Mazar's cooking show, she had Coati Mundi over for dinner!!!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:02am Mark:

woah* Just found my new station as soon as I heard the mpc playin, I had to find this stations site. Thnx for an awesome station!!!!!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:04am other eddie:

@trouble, thanks much for posting the petition's link. i hope all will sign and speak up against the deranged priorities of the gun lobby et al
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:11am Brian in UK:

trouble, the challenge is the female leads amputation & accurate prosthetic work. Having just seen the Paralympics this is nothing new in disability, seeing someone deal with it after trauma is another. The male leads immaturity is childish and frustrating but somehow endearing. So, it challenges on several different levels.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:12am xyz:

Yes - thanks for the heads up on that petition, Troubs. I get emails from Credo practically every other day, but nothing in my inbox about this one. Shame on them for not putting it on their home page, at least.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:16am Brian in UK:

I thought the government let slip the proviso to stop these type of guns about eight years ago.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:20am fred von helsing:

yeah !
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:20am Ike:

Wow, those Mike Batt song is fun. I don't normally enjoy Clay's picks but when he gets into the 80s he finds some neat stuff. I guess I'm a sucker for 80s fake robot music because objectively it's not any better than the 70s stuff, but I just have a weird, maybe-inexcusable negative reaction to the 70s stuff.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:23am Cecile:

hahahha, this is a version of I got loaded
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:23am Brian in UK:

No more walking into Woolworths, bona dish.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:23am Cecile:

I think Mike Batt was behind the Wombles.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:24am Brian in UK:

He was, Cecile.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:25am Cecile:

hahahha. nice.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:28am too much coffee:

...will never look at or hear the word 'pudding' the same way, from now on. thanks, Trouble.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:28am Unclear on the concept:

Y'know, you could take the lyrics of that "Pudding" song more than one way.
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 11:31am trouble:

o you think so unclear concept? i think wynonie was pretty clear which meaning HE had...
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:33am KP:

This Big Star js great. Thanks.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:33am Parq:

Always great to hear this Big Star track.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:35am common:

i hear ya trouble!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:36am Titus in GA:

Taking off for today, Trouble. Great set, as always. I want to wish ya and your family a merry n safe Xmas and thank you so much for spinning some great sets this year. let's make it an awesome 2013 for The Magic Factory. Cheers and take care everyone :)
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:36am Robert:

What NRA high horse? It's just people who want to be able to have guns and not bother anybody. Why should they suffer just because a tiny few people are mean with guns?
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:37am robyn:

hey trouble - completely agree re: gun laws. ours are beyond absurd. i don't know if you're familiar with digby's blog hullabaloo but you might be interested in this link...about how it goes beyond the NRA to the paranoid voting bloc the Democratic Party has, to this point, been unwilling to alienate. http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2012/12/sacrificing-thousands-of-kids-on-altar.html
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:38am too much coffee:

yeah, not was the "Pudding" reference well within FCC boundaries, but it was used with a sense of style and class... which is sadly long dormant in our current mass culture
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:39am Cecile:

Robert, I think the NRA is even out of touch with their membership. My father in law and brother in law cancelled their memberships after the NRA lobbied for assault rifles and armor piercing bullets. They are hunters, and know that you don't need those to hunt. But you do need them to take down law enforcement.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:40am Tiago:

just to say
enjoyed double trouble
Obrigada e Feliz 2013
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:41am Tiago:

also enjoyed your shows this years but that goes without saying
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 11:43am trouble:

bom dia tiago cheers and thanks!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:47am Robert:

Well, Cecile, how many of those weapons actually ARE used to take down law enforcement? And in those cases, do you know whether "law enforcement" DESERVED to be taken down?
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:47am Parq:

Oo, nice Third Wave! Joe McG played 'em too. Is this a new release?
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:49am Brian in UK:

It is always good to say thanks. We are generally too keen to criticise but slow to praise.
Thanks trouble for your trouble & taste.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:50am Cecile:

ok, I'm out of here.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:51am Cecile:

have a happy and uneventful holiday everyone!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:51am xyz:

@ Brian: you're right, it did. We could use tighter restrictions than what that particular piece of legislation offered, but it sure would've been better than the whole lotta nuthin' we've got right now.
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 11:51am trouble:

thank you all, for your ears, your comments and your good vibes!! i will be here jan 1, 9 am to welcome 2013!!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:53am Priscilla:

Merry Christmas all!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:53am too much coffee:

such a lovely voice!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:54am too much coffee:

the effortless, understated vibratto. aah...
Avatar    Tue. 12/18/12 11:56am trouble:

no not a third wave new relase. it's in the "old" bin as selected by small change
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:58am Brian in UK:

Ah dust to digital. Light in the Attic, Numero. Heroes.
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:58am xyz:

Thanks, Trouble! A very merry Xmess to you and your fam!
  Tue. 12/18/12 11:58am r i s k y:

Than you for this track trouble! Holley is helping me meditate.
  Tue. 12/18/12 12:04pm Van in DC:

Thanks trouble!
  Wed. 12/19/12 1:23pm Myky-P:

Your name is trouble :-) Thanks for the play.. Merry Solstice x
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