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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 April 3, 2013

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
morgan fisher            0:00:00 ()
idea fire company  st helena   Options postcards  the anti naturals/swill radio  2013  LP  0:20:38 ()
akio suzuki and lawrence english    boombana echoes  winds measure  2013  CD  0:23:10 ()
koboku senju    joining the queue to become one of those ordinary ghosts  mie  2013  LP  0:28:12 ()
brette naucke  plague in this town   Options the visitor  nihilist  2013  LP  0:42:27 ()
mind over mirrors  mound building   Options check your swing  hands in the dark  2012  LP  0:51:58 ()
wire  time lock fog   Options change becomes us  pink flag  2013  LP  0:57:35 ()
michael attias  subway fish-knit   Options spun tree  clean feed  2013  CD  1:03:31 ()
firefox crash            1:12:56 ()
anna hillburg            1:23:08 ()
gene clark  because of you   Options the white light demos  omnivore  19722013  CD  1:27:55 ()
richard crandell  alias jane doe   Options in the flower of our youth  tompkins square  1980/2010  LP  1:32:06 ()
william tyler  country of illusion   Options impossible truth  merge  2013  LP  1:36:32 ()
one hundred flowers  strip club   Options s/t  superior viaduct  1983/2013  LP  1:45:06 ()
big boys  thin line   Options where's my towel/industry standard  light in the attic  1981/2013  LP  1:47:48 ()
long distance poison  signal 1   Options gliese translations  fin  2013  CD  1:52:59 ()
moonpool & dead band  human fly   Options human fly  not not fun  2013  12"  2:04:19 ()
sightings  yellow   Options terribly well  dais  2013  LP  2:13:59 ()
mathematiques modernes  disco rough   Options les visiteurs du soir  medical  1981/2013  LP  2:20:55 ()
banque allemande  schwarz vor schwarzer wand   Options willst du chinese sein  ss records  2013  LP  2:26:10 ()
thorax wach  debil und gluchlich   Options euch geht's ja noch viel zu gut  twisted knister  1981/2000  LP  2:32:46 ()
j greinke  river's edge   Options timbral planes  dossier  1988  LP  2:35:02 ()
evan lurie  brazen or cavelier   Options happy? here? now?  crepuscule  1985  LP  2:39:24 ()
jasun martz    the pillory  neoteric music  1981  LP  2:49:18 ()
counter intuits  neo confederate air   Options s/t  pyramid scheme  2013  LP  2:53:41 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 6:14am Looms:

Now that's a gentle opening! Good morning.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 6:17am George of Troy:

Good morning John and Looms!
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 6:20am Looms:

Hello George!
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 6:22am John Allen:

yeah looms, this will be the first hour and a half
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 6:34am Looms:

Perfect, especially with a touch of weirdness.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 6:47am Brian in UK:

Hello I need something to soothe my aching back.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 6:53am John Allen:

on the way
  Wed. 4/3/13 6:54am Movingchild:

Good morn
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 6:55am John Allen:

well who do we have here~
  Wed. 4/3/13 6:57am Movingchild:

play it all John.... Play them all.....
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 7:02am maestroso:

Right here with you. Nice sounds.
  Wed. 4/3/13 7:02am Andrea on the M62:

Anything for the curse of eve please?
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 7:02am John Allen:

What happens when you can play it all ...
It dictates what I play, when I play them, and how much time I can ...I wanted to play, I filled up all the empty space on my shelf with titles. well, you know
  Wed. 4/3/13 7:08am Movingchild:

That wasn't a direction, but an affirmation.You always play them all,as in all of the right ones.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 7:19am George of Troy:

On the topic of Wire, I recently saw a clip of them performing Drill on the Tonight Show in '87 with Suzanne Somers hosting. She attempts a brief exchange with Bruce at the end. A great performance under slightly surreal conditions.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 7:30am John Allen:

wow you guys are so crazy, like. why did you call yourselves wire?
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 7:32am George of Troy:

Exactly.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 7:33am Brian in UK:

Yes, it is a Gene Clark kind of day.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 8:13am Looms:

Love this acid track.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 8:16am Cheri Pi:

Morning times!
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 8:29am Cheri Pi:

Banque!
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 8:30am John Allen:

this song reminds me of parquet courts if they were wandering in berlin
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 8:33am Cheri Pi:

Exactly! I'm jumping up and down in my mind.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 8:50am northguineahills:

Got here in time for Sightings. Nice set!
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 8:53am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I missed Gene Calrk. & everything.
Avatar Wed. 4/3/13 8:54am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...waking up the spelly monster :
...Gene C-l-a-r-k.
- There - that wasn't so hard was it...
  Wed. 4/3/13 9:02am Cecile:

Good morning! Day 1 of working at home or offsite on Weds...
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