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October 11, 2013 Options
Hope: Springs eternal
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo' Wax 1990)

Tenores De Oniferi  Sos Antigos   Options Polyphonic Singing from Sardinia
(Music of the World 1999)
Maria Carta & Serafino Murru  Canto in Re   Options Canto a Chitarra
Lucio Battisti  Innocenti Evasioni   Options Umanamente Uomo: Il Sogno
(Numero Uno 1972)
Miranda Martino  Paura (from the film " Il Rossetto")   Options Ennio Morricone: Early Works and Collaborations
(Lost Noises Office 1960)
Raoul  L'Uomo Che Sappra'   Options Croon-A-Roma: Rare Sentimental Vocal Tracks from Italian '60s and '70s Movies
(All Score Media 1967)

Talkover Music:
Banda Ionica 
Per Domenico Morelli   Options Passione

Maddox Brothers & Rose  Brown Eyes   Options America's Most Colorful Hillbilly Band
(Arhoolie 1948)
Molly O'Day & the Cumberland Mountain Folks  This Is the End   Options b/w Poor Ellen Smith
(Columbia 1949)
Evelyn Haire & Her Swingtime Cowgirls  Triflin' Woman   Options Mean Mamas and Do-Right Daddies
(Collector )
Maggie Sue Wimberley  Daydreams Come True   Options b/w How Long
(Sun 1955)
Jean Shepard  Girls in Disgrace   Options Songs of a Love Affair
(Capitol 1956)
Anita Carter  I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven   Options b/w Making Believe
(RCA Victor 1955)
Peggy Little  Mama, I Won't Be Wearing a Ring   Options More Than a Little
(Dot 1970)
Wanda Jackson  Funnel of Love   Options b/w Right or Wrong
(Capitol 1961)

Talkover Music:
Arkie Shibley & Mountain Dew Boys 
Hot Woodpecker Rag   Options Hot Rod Race
(Collector )

The Gipsys  Oh! Malala   Options Diggin' Down Argentina:
Nuggets from the Rioplatense Scene 1969-1975
(Crazy Apple Boutique 1971)
Fernando Fernández  Envidia - Remate   Options Exitos de Siempre
Enrique Delgado y Los Destellos  Onsta la Yerbita   Options Constelacíon
(Tempsa 1971)
Bobby Matos  Raices   Options My Latin Soul
(Philips 1968)
Totem  Hola, Hermano   Options Corrupción
(De La Planta 1973)
Miss Bolivia  Alta Yama   Options Cumbia! Bestial
(Chusma )

Talkover Music:
Marc Ribot 
La Vida Es un Sueño   Options Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos
(Warner Bros. 1998)

Ray Anderson, Han Bennink, Christy Doran  Tabasco Cart   Options Cheer Up
(Hat Art 1995)
Jimmy Knepper  Avid Admirer   Options A Swinging Introduction
(Bethlehem 1957)
Alan Tomlinson  Music for the Art Emporium   Options Still Outside
(Bead 1970)
Grachan Moncur III  Blue Free   Options The New Wave in Jazz
(Impulse! 1965)

Talkover Music:
Sonny Simmons 
Cosmic Funk   Options Jewels
(Boxholder 1991)

Victor Hountondji & Orchestre Precious Stones  Béthel   Options b/w I Thought I'd Better Leave You
(Disques Tropiques 1972)
Os Impacto  Knock on Wood   Options Cazumbi: African Sixties Garage, Volume 1
(No Smoke )
Thomas Mapfumo & the Acid Band  Pamuromo Chete   Options b/w Njiva
(Afro Soul ca. 1977)
African People  Can't Always Be Right   Options Stop Pushing
(Polydor 1971)
West African Cosmos  Wuyé Wuyé   Options West African Cosmos
(CBS 1976)
C.K. Mann & His Carousel 7  Obaa Yaa Aye Me
Obaa Yaa Aye Me Bone
Kolomashie
Dofo Bi Akyerew Me
Ankwasema Dede
Okwan Tsentsen Awar
Aboa Akonkoran   Options
Funky Highlife
(Essiebons 1975)
Odell Brown & the Organ-izers  Ducky   Options Tough Tip
(Cadet 1968)
Jimmy Donley  Radio Jukebox and TV   Options 13th Edition Southern Music Issue
(Oxford American 1958)
Billy Nelson with the Five Wings  Pack, Shack & Stack   Options b/w Walk Along
(Savoy 1955)
Diana Cole  The Yodelin' Blues   Options b/w So Much Rockin' to Do
(Josie 1956)
The Sly Foxx  My Four Women   Options
(Spark 1954)
The Jayhawks  The Creature   Options b/w Everybody Should Know
(Aladdin 1957)
Shack  A Love Affair That Bears No Pain   Options Nobody Wins: Stax Southern Soul 1968-1975
(Kent 1970)

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 8:30am duke:

Morning Doug and Dougsters.
You want curly fries with that?
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 8:32am Doug Schulkind:

Did you ask Moe and Larry if they wanted Curly fries?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 8:57am listener james from westwood:

i was once the only curly man in a poker game of shemp fans. i felt discriminated against.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 8:59am Doug Schulkind:

How do you like it? Moe Moe Moe.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:00am Uncle Michael:

Nice gif. I had a cocker spaniel that could do that.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:00am listener james from westwood:

must duck out briefly before joining for the full 6-hour suite; banking and postal duties for a temporarily hospitalized parent! (part of it's mailing a pledge to gtds!)
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:00am Alex In Illinois:

I always preferred Curly over Shemp, but I did not think there was anything wrong with Shemp fans. They both worked well with that tall blond actress,
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:01am still b/p:

That there's the last part of the pig still made in America. The rest has been outsourced.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:02am Doug Schulkind:

@Uncle Michael
TMI, man. Keep your cocker to yourself.

Good morning Ill Alex! And glad you're still here, still b/p.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:03am Doug Schulkind:

Yay me! I remembered to Tweet my show announcement earlier than 30 minutes in! #progress
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:03am listener james from westwood:

aaah, these guys gave me gentle shit over my curly allegiance over the course of the game. i soaked it up and avenged my cue-ball idol by taking their money. (okay, all four bucks of it; it was literally a nickel-dime game)
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:04am Doug Schulkind:

You're a mensch among men, LJFW! (referring to your earlier comment)
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:05am duke:

Curly and Shemp, but no fans of Joe Besser or Curly Joe?
  Fri. 10/11/13 9:07am jk:

Morning Doug!
Sorry about your pirates, I was hoping for a pirates-red sox series
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:09am hyde:

well, it'd be worse if the action gif was of laws being made i guess
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:10am dc pat:

good GOD. That gif is freakin me out. Looks like some kind of western PA industry...
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:11am Doug Schulkind:

Hey hey jk,
The mood here in Pizzaburgh is largely gratitude mixed with a tinge of disappointment. It will be interesting to see if the Steel City can handle the psychic shift of losing its doormat status, like Bostonians had to in 2005. That said, I'm hope the Dodgers squish the Cardinals into dust (and then lose to the Bosox.)

@dc pat
No, this a live shot of the U.S. House of Representatives Parliamentarian.
  Fri. 10/11/13 9:14am jk:

I assume its a gif from inside the sausage factory.
2004 destroyed the fabric of New England. Here's hoping Pittsburgh handles success better
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:14am Doug Schulkind:

Oh hey, hi Hyde!
  Fri. 10/11/13 9:14am jill:

looks like the penguins are the only hope of da burgh. 'Morning Doug etal.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:15am still b/p:

A different Sardinian team...but one of my favorite perfomance moments was seeing the Tenores di Bitti years ago singing a song like this while in a tight revolving huddle with their four heads touching together.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:17am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings Jill!

@still b/p
Tenores di Bitti are amazing. Almost played them here instead. Then there's Tenores di Orosei. Too many cantu a tenore singers to choose from.
  Fri. 10/11/13 9:17am Robert:

Joe Besser was funny in his own right, but not as a Stooge. Curly Joe was scraping the bottom of the barrel.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:18am dc pat:

looks like Congress is makin' springs to me. sausage or springs, western PA all the way...
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:18am dc pat:

@Robert: agree, although Besser was funny sometimes w/ the Stooges. My new bike is named Shemp.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:19am dc pat:

man great start Drummer Some
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:20am Doug Schulkind:

GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO PLEDGE REQUEST...
Dear people with ears and hearts, pledge take a minute and shuffle over to the pledge box atop the playlist and drop $10 or $20 in the till for WFMU. It would mean a lot to me and everyone at the station/stream. Thanks!
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:20am still b/p:

Surplus of singing Sardinians...Tenores di Glutti.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:22am Doug Schulkind:

I am still in my pajamas, by the way. Some drawstring sweatshorts and a FMU t-shirt (the "velvet painting" one)
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:23am holland oats:

good morrow drumma/peoples
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:25am Doug Schulkind:

Glad you're here, holland O!
  Fri. 10/11/13 9:29am Miss Peru:

Those Tenores could set off car alarms.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:30am hyde:

@Doug after the Facebook post today, I'm just glad to hear you're wearing pants
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:31am Doug Schulkind:

Love your evening gown, Miss Peru!

@hyde
This is a family show.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:32am still b/p:

Much good music in the fist half-hour, but I have starrrrred Rrrrrrraoul.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:39am Doug Schulkind:

Toss out those "favorite" stars like ninjas, friends!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:44am hyde:

link of note: an old link at Lonesome Lefty's with that Molly O'Day & the Cumberland Folks tune (and many more!) is still live scratchyattic.blogspot.com...
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:44am Alex In Illinois:

Is that Pee Wee King on the accordion with those Swingtime Cowgirls?
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:46am Doug Schulkind:

@Alex
I had a devil of a time getting any info online about Evelyn and her herd. (Read: I got nothin')

@hyde
Thanks for sharing that!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:47am hyde:

@Doug well, back atcha. thanks for playing the tune so I'd go trawling for it!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:49am Alex In Illinois:

I think I missed something in that Maggie Sue Wimberley number. It sounded like it had a happy beginning, middle and ending. I did not hear anything or anyone get lost in it.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:51am Doug Schulkind:

What you been smokin', Alex? There are no "happy" country songs.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:52am Doug Schulkind:

Why oh why is the 22-year-old Anita here singing like she's seven?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:53am Alex In Illinois:

That's what I thought. Maybe I missed the verse about the dog going to prison for stealing the truck or something.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:54am duke:

Peggy Little has quite a trill in her voice
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:55am Doug Schulkind:

And Wanda has a fifth of hootch in hers.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:56am Uncle Michael:

Wanda has a fifth of hootch in her bulbous bouffant.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 9:56am Doug Schulkind:

Country tunes with finger cymbals = STAR THAT SUCKER!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:57am listener james from westwood:

got back in time for the start of this incredible, incredible set. and to crown it with queen wanda!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:57am dc pat:

WANDA!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:57am listener james from westwood:

UM, nothing better for washing down the macadamias!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:58am Uncle Michael:

I know das'right.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:59am dc pat:

OH MAN! Sounds like some tortured rockabilly dude!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 9:59am Uncle Michael:

Wow...this is a GREAT slowdown.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:00am dc pat:

that is cool. Great at both speeds.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:03am hyde:

I think a Tuesday Drummer Some needs to be devoted to playing records at the wrong speed
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:04am listener james from westwood:

@hyde, with the right pick of disks, that could be a two-cut show!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:04am Uncle Michael:

Ok...this is kicking my ass.
  Fri. 10/11/13 10:05am trs:

Looks like a bed spring.
Spring or coil?
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:06am Doug Schulkind:

@hyde
Gooooooood ideeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:06am Alex In Illinois:

It grooves and rocks!
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:07am Doug Schulkind:

@trs
But I'm not in bed and it's not spring.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:07am Uncle Michael:

I need this compilation.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:07am hyde:

@ljfw especially if the turntable does 16 rpm
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:08am Doug Schulkind:

Just another singing movie star from Mexico...
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:09am davex:

Good day Doug and Drummerfolk...
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:09am Doug Schulkind:

Which one, UM? Diggin' Down? Email me...
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:10am Doug Schulkind:

I love the weird-ass metallic shimmering on these crappy MP3s.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:15am Uncle Michael:

this could be from the same comp as the gipsys
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:15am Doug Schulkind:

Howdy davex!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:15am Alex In Illinois:

I wonder what they call a "wah-wah" pedal in Latin American countries.
  Fri. 10/11/13 10:16am trs:

I'm wrong - bed springs are wider on the outer ends, not the middle.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:16am hyde:

psssst. Diggin' Down: garagelatino.blogspot.com...
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:17am Doug Schulkind:

@Alex in Illinois
According to Google Translate, "wah-wah pedal" in Spanish is "pedal wah-wah."

Silly trs!

@hyde
You are on link FIRE!
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:19am Doug Schulkind:

Tracks this set are from (in order): Argentina, Mexico, Perú, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, and Colombia.

I hope you all got your visas in order like I suggested.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:25am hyde:

@Doug I can't tell if that's a setlist or the lineup for the world cup qualifiers
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:25am Parq:

What luck. I'm just in time for Miss Bolivia.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:26am Doug Schulkind:

This track was Miss Bolivia's entry in the talent portion of the pageant.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:26am Doug Schulkind:

Hi Parq!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:26am Brian in UK:

Hello Doug. Sweat 'n chilli. Summers over.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:32am Doug Schulkind:

Hola, hermano Brian in UK!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:35am dc pat:

mang. this is excellent.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:38am Doug Schulkind:

You gotta love a trombone/drum/guitar trio. (That was an order, not a statement.)
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:41am Brian in UK:

Hope springs eternal. guess someone has writ that already.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:43am dc pat:

I know I do. That was most right on.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:47am Doug Schulkind:

@Brian in UK
Just changed the title to today's playlist. Tnx!
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:48am Doug Schulkind:

What breed to you think this trombone is? Just as long as it doesn't pee on the rug.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:48am dc pat:

man, Alan Tomlinson is nuts.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:50am Doug Schulkind:

@dc pat
You're not far off. Check out this photo: www.phonographies.org...
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:53am dc pat:

that is exactly how I pictured him...
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:53am dc pat:

really inspiring show.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:54am Brian in UK:

I am sure we all had a geography teacher who looked like Alan.
@dc pat. Agree.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:54am Doug Schulkind:

Next set will be perspiring...
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:54am duke:

I didn't know you could catch fish with a trombone
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:55am listener james from westwood:

catch yourself some sweet fish with that big a bone.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:55am still b/p:

You can go after trout with a trombone in a special two-week season, but spit-valves must be secured at all times on the water.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 10:57am Doug Schulkind:

The next set is going to begin with a little rock 'n' roll number from the West African nation of Benin that you simply won't believe.

Get yer stars ready.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 10:59am Brian in UK:

The embouchure varies whether it be freshwater or sea fishing due to the saline nature.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:00am dc pat:

that was an educational set for me.
  Fri. 10/11/13 11:05am Artie:

Benin by way of Memphis.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:05am holland oats:

frogrock pandaemonium?
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:06am Doug Schulkind:

@dc pat
Quiz at noon!

Hiya Artie!
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:06am still b/p:

Tommy Dorsey set fishing records that still stand today. But he and Jimmy would always fight in the rowboat.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:06am Doug Schulkind:

Orchestre Precious Stones, here: orogod.blogspot.com...
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:09am holland oats:

ah l'afrique
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:09am Uncle Michael:

you're so gouda
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:11am KevinfromBayRidge:

Hello Doug & all Drummersomes ( or some drummeralls?). Crazy at work today but I'm enjoying the show between cluster-Fs!
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:13am Doug Schulkind:

This tune from Thomas Mapfumo was serious business. He is mocking Ian Smith and the ruling white Rhodesian power struggle. Mapfumo would be jailed. The gov't would fly over the bush blaring Mapfumo's music trying to convince the rebels that the musician was supporting the whites. Their ham-fisted endeavor failed miserably. of course.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:14am Brian in UK:

Funny, I was talking to someone at work today who hailed from Zimbabwe and we got to talking about Thomas.
  Fri. 10/11/13 11:14am trs:

Hey - what's with all the naming and labeling of listeners per show?? It's marketing-technique for promoting affiliation, no?

I find it to be a segregating practice. Makes me think, 'bleg'.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:15am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings and welcome, KevinfromBayridge! I'll let loose some cluster F-Bombs, just too shake things up.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:15am Brian in UK:

Rhodesia named after Cecil Rhodes. Good African name!!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:17am Brian in UK:

I think Blegvad and the world is simpler.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:18am Doug Schulkind:

@trs
No segregation is occuring. Anyone who wants can "register" (see up top) and this will let you comment without having to do that stupid little math problem to prove you are a human. Once you are registered, you can choose your own avatar to go along with whatever name you chosen to comment under.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:18am ndbob:

morning Doug and everyone!
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:19am Doug Schulkind:

How's the packing going, ndbob?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:19am Brian in UK:

Hello ndbob. Are you on the move to warmer climes?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:22am ndbob:

I'm leaving on Monday ... packing going pretty well.. was out eating with my breakfast group.. usually I skip Fridays, but since this is my last one I went
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:23am Doug Schulkind:

@trs
WFMU created a framework for a community of listeners/commentors called "the WFMU Friendship Society." Absolutely everyone is welcome to join. (And welcome not to, of course.) "Membership" allows certain levels of interactivity. For instance, you can contact other "members" directly if you like. There are other features, too. Mostly, it's a way to semi-privatize the commenting feature on the playlists to help keep the discussion from swirling down into the typical mess that befouls so many other public comment boards.

Any other listeners wanna describe their experience with this?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:26am Carmichael:

Hello Doug and all Websters. Is that spring sausage, like summer sausage? The Hickory Farms shop floor?

NDBob, are you leaving town for good, or just moving to your winter home in the Caymans?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:26am listener james from westwood:

commenting system has been an unwavering ascent in ease and utility since it launched, thanks to the mighty kenzo. fmu's playlists are one of the very few places where i not only read the comments, but post. i feel welcome and safe here.
  Fri. 10/11/13 11:27am trs:

No. Not registration to comment. It's the labeling of listeners. eg 'trsties' if, say, I had a show named trs or something. It's intended to promote affiliation and it does the opposite to me.

I'm freaking exhausted of being tracked and labeled. Not to mention the mislabeling.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:27am Doug Schulkind:

Wahoo, Carmichael's here!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:27am listener james from westwood:

i can count on 1 hand the number of ban-worthy folks who have dropped in, and they tend to self-select for extinction.
and the education! so many things to learn from fmu's dedicated, diverse listeners and other djs!!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:28am ndbob:

@Carmichael for good - I'm moving to Bloomington, Indiana - not quite the tropics, but compared to North Dakota it is - really looking forward to it
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:29am ndbob:

exactly James
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:30am Brian in UK:

I was a bit doubtful of signing up, bit part of the Groucho skool of clubs. Since doing so I have contacted or been contacted by other listeners. You can decide to accept an invitation to talk or not. If you do the communication can be more relaxed in a one to one way. I have also swapped music & photographs with people in other countries. It is an earthshrinker.
The number of knob-heads is minimal and soon get short shrift.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:30am listener james from westwood:

trs, i see many of the same fine folks commenting on numerous fmu shows' playlists. not sure what you mean by folks being labeled. and if some folks fo hyper-identify with one show, they're still supporting the mothership by listening. doesn't take anything away from me. there are many, many wfmus even as there is only one fmu.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:31am Carmichael:

I don't believe I've ever been *tracked*, since I've never received any spam e-mails or anything else related to marketing. This isn't like Facebook; the posts and meta data go nowhere else in cyberland. I think it's mainly to keep the trolls off of the board. There was a lot of that stuff happening previously. Now it's pretty much gone completely.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:31am Doug Schulkind:

@trs
I am confused. Do you feel that such "tracking" or "labeling" is taking place here? Or that anything at all is being "promoted"? Because none of that, whatever you mean by it, is happening. WFMU has no interest in any of that crap. In fact, it exists to be an alternative to and a sanctuary from that insidious commodification of humanity.
  Fri. 10/11/13 11:31am trs:

Not to make a big stink about it. I just wanted to express the fact that it all has an opposite effect on me.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:32am Doug Schulkind:

@trs
All that being said, I think you are absolutely right to be skeptical.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:33am Jeff:

Hey, Doug - did you happen to see my email of a few minutes ago?
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:34am still b/p:

I don't think I understand the complaint. I don't mean I disagree, I mean really don't quite understand what the "it" is --- the details and meaning of it. But I'm curious. You mean the casual tossing around of "drummies" or such terms by commenters or DJs...? Is there some other more official auto-association going on in the system?
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:34am Doug Schulkind:

Hi Mr. Jeff. I've been a smidge distracted. Will migrate "over there" now...
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:34am duke:

There's no requirement to have a name to comment. If you leave the name blank, you show up as ?. (possibly confused with the leader of the Mysterions) I echo LJFW. My experience has been positive and I hate social networks like Facebook. Some djs are more active commentators and others never respond to comments. Some web listeners never comment, some are prolific. We're all here for the music anyway.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:35am Brian in UK:

Despite being Freeform to the hilt the audience is possibly non politically conservative. I would not be writing if I was not 100% confident in the infrastructure and integrity of this radio station.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:35am Doug Schulkind:

@Jeff
I am playing an MP3 on Traktor right now and Traktor is not clipping. Neither are the meters on Nicecast.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:36am Uncle Michael:

@trs: Could you amplify on your "trsties" point? You mean like when I greet other Give the Drummer Radio listeners as "drumheads?"
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:36am listener james from westwood:

duke, that's where fmu so wonderfully differs: no sign-in to comment. lots of places force you to use yr FB login for every damn thing. if i want that kind of spot-check, i'll go to my doc, turn my head, and cough.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:36am Doug Schulkind:

@Jeff
I just dialed down a bit the levels on my MBox soundcard. Any better?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:39am Brian in UK:

I think duke summed it up.
How mad can a radio station be when it does not pay the DJs.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:39am Carmichael:

Forgot to make the daily change to my avatar!
  Fri. 10/11/13 11:42am trs:

@still b/p Yep, It's every show, now. I'm a this,now. I'm a that. Bleg on top of bleg.

Logging in remains a choice.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:44am KevinfromBayRidge:

Alluding to Brian's comment(1130), I think all of us here have gotten past the Groucho "club" thang. O, the power of FMU!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:45am Uncle Michael:

@trs: I hope it's always clear that such terms of association are entirely left to the devices of those uttering them and in no way represent any official imprimatur.
  Fri. 10/11/13 11:46am trs:

I go to a restaurant and I'm part of a club, now.

It's an absurd practice and has the opposite effect of promoting affliation.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:46am listener james from westwood:

indeed. welcome, trs!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:46am Carmichael:

@UM: And they may not be reprinted or rebroadcast in any way, without the express written consent of the commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:47am listener james from westwood:

(in response to UM, my comment was.)
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:48am Doug Schulkind:

Thank you for what you did, Carmichael!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:48am Uncle Michael:

I suppose that ensuring that this never feels like any kind collective experience could be undermined by reading or participating in the comments. Not engaging with the comments is a pretty good way of maintaining the purity of the radio experience. *shrug*
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:48am Uncle Michael:

Quite so, James.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:49am Carmichael:

@trs: You are now inside of the circle of trust. We'll all be over later this evening for charades and champagne.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:49am Carmichael:

Any time, Dougie. And the other DJs are not so *silent* about it, btw.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:50am Brian in UK:

I cannot wait for this second puberty of mine to wear off.

Great show Doug.
Speak for yourself Carmichael. I gotta wash someones hair. Aint decided who yet.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:51am duke:

Once the FMU brain implant is perfected you won't even have to comment. You can just think "This tune sucks." and it will be instantly transmitted to FMU world headquarters.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:51am Carmichael:

Either one of our Spencers would enjoy a nice scrub'n'rub.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:51am Uncle Michael:

The next meeting of the clavern will take place shortly at www.wfmu.org...

I hope you'll join me.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:51am Doug Schulkind:

The reality is that the overwhelming majority of listeners never comment. Joining in the conversation is totally voluntary. Personally, I adore the interaction. It helps personalize the experience from my end. But no one is compelled to contribute in the comments.

And as someone said earlier, you can always comments without giving a name, if that's preferable.

It is very HARD to remain silent, Carmichael. I wanna shout into the winds.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:52am ndbob:

same here Doug
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:53am Doug Schulkind:

GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO PROGRAMMING ALERT...
Uncle Michael is up next with Hinky Dinky Time. Keep the chattermatizing going over on his playlist page here: wfmu.org...
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:54am Carmichael:

Good luck in Indiana, Bob. Do you have a new job?
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:55am Doug Schulkind:

I "heard" that, duke.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:56am Brian in UK:

That reminds me Carmichael I need to walk the dawg. Better get a wriggle on.

Good luck Bob. New name. Indybob?
  Fri. 10/11/13 11:57am trs:

Happy weekend to everyone. Many thanks and thanksgiving this weekend, here to the north.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:57am listener james from westwood:

loved the show, doug! geared up for some hinky dinky time!!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:57am ndbob:

nope - or one currently - though I hope to find one there - lotsof reasons to move - although there are many great things about North Dakota - I'd like a more intellectually stimulating place - one not so cold - and where advanced medical care is readily available if needed
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:57am hyde:

thanks for the tunes!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:58am duke:

Great show. Thanks, Doug. Off to hunky dory or whatever that show is.
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:58am Doug Schulkind:

Loved you loving it, Listener James!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:58am listener james from westwood:

enjoy the weekend, trs!
Avatar Fri. 10/11/13 11:58am Doug Schulkind:

You gals and guys are the bestest.
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:58am ndbob:

@Brian I think you can't change your username? Or am I wrong Doug?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:58am ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 11:59am Alex In Illinois:

@ndbob:
You might just have to re-register as Indiana Bob
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 12:00pm ndbob:

ah ty Alex
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 12:00pm Alex In Illinois:

Does that pledge meter count pledges form last week made during this show?
  Fri. 10/11/13 12:01pm still b/p:

I downloaded the Stax singles collection a few years ago, but only got around to putting the first few dozen tracks onto CD. Do tracks like the Shack number await me in the remainder?
Avatar    Fri. 10/11/13 12:02pm Alex In Illinois:

Time transport over to Hindy Dinky ........................ zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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