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Options April 2, 2014: TERRIFIC!!

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Jon: I believe that I described to you the specific quality called "TERRIFIC!," yes? I've just found an example in which a picture's worth a thousand words. EVERYTHING about Robert Goulet in this photo is TERRIFIC!

In fact, it's SO incredibly TERRIFIC! that it might even qualify in the category of VERY TERRIFIC! ... dare I say, even possibly EXTREMELY TERRIFIC! (the ultimate level of TERRIFIC!ness).

Irwin: It's SO TERRIFIC, it makes me feel woefully inadequate.

Jon: It's worse than that: you're woefully adequate.

Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Lee Morgan  Yes I Can, No You Can't (edit)   Options The Gigolo  0:00:00 ()
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers  Nica's Dream   Options Art Blakey with the Original Jazz Messengers  0:03:46 ()
Cracked Latin  La Puerta Azul   Options Alone With You  0:14:51 ()
 
Jaimie Sharkey (with New Pink Floyd)  You Can Do Art   Options Phone Calls  0:23:43 ()
Singing Sadie  Everyone In Town Wants You Dead   Options Songs for Swingers  0:29:32 ()
Sun Ra & His Arkestra  El is the Sound of Joy   Options Supersonic Jazz  0:31:28 ()
Professor Elemental  Cup of Brown Joy (Tea Bag Remix)   Options The Indifference Engine  0:35:26 ()
76% Uncertain  Coffee Achiever   Options 76% Uncertain  0:38:38 ()
The Clean  Dunes   Options Vehicle  0:40:37 ()
Tim Friese-Greene  3   Options 10 Sketches for Piano  0:43:55 ()
 
Annie Nilsson  Gotta Get Up   Options This is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson Vol 1  0:52:52 ()
Little Lisa  Puppet on a String   Options Motown single  0:55:05 ()
Elysian Fields  Next Year in Jerusalem   Options For House Cats and Sea Fans  0:57:43 ()
Mac Demarco  Rock and Roll Night Club   Options Rock and Roll Night Club  1:03:02 ()
Bloodrock  Children's Heritage   Options Bloodrock 2  1:06:11 ()
Foo Fighters  Headwires   Options There Is Nothing Left to Lose  1:09:24 ()
 
C.W. McCall  Classified   Options Wolf Creek Pass  1:19:48 ()
Blur vs Moby vs Electric Six  Crazy Bar   Options Monster Mashes 2006  1:21:59 ()
Courtney Barnett  Lance Jr.   Options The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas  1:24:55 ()
Marvin Miller (bass: Chuck Berghofer; drums: Shelley Manne)  Green Eggs and Ham   Options Dr. Seuss Presents Green Eggs and Ham  1:28:21 ()
George Russell Sextet  Ezz-thetics   Options Ezz-thetics  1:35:43 ()
 
Jim Sullivan  Jerome   Options U.F.O.  1:48:46 ()
Ultimate Spinach  Pamela   Options Ultimate Spinach  1:51:04 ()
Bird Nest Roys  Me Want Me Get Me Need Me Have Me Love   Options Me Want Me Get Me Need Me Have Me Love  1:53:57 ()
8X8 (Lane Steinberg & Alex Khodchenko)  Stop the Madman   Options Stop the Madman  1:57:17 ()
Jenny O  In Our Hands   Options Automechanic  1:59:49 ()
James Wolff and Cordelia Fellowes  Married   Options Married (EP)  2:03:16 ()
Pikelet  Hi Guitar/There Will Be Others   Options USA/EU EP  2:06:54 ()
 
The Haden Triplets  When I Stop Dreaming   Options The Haden Triplets  2:16:44 ()
Skating Club  Stockholm   Options Bugs & Flowers  2:19:06 ()
Hank Williams  Crazy Heart   Options Hank's Greatest Hits about Hearts and Crazy and Cold  2:22:53 ()
Sean Landers  The Man Within   Options The Man Within  2:26:00 ()
Wooshie Spkamoto  Lady   Options Wooshie Spkamoto  2:39:12 ()
Pram  Peepshow   Options Dark Island  2:42:18 ()
 
Andre Williams and The Sadies  Weapon of Mass Destruction   Options Red Dirt  2:48:31 ()
Angil & the Hiddentracks with Francoiz Breut  Thelma or Louise?   Options The And  2:50:16 ()
Drunks with Guns  Zombie   Options I Want to Be a Singer: Irwin's 2012 Premium  2:53:52 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:00pm rrg:

It's true, he's pretty terrific.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:02pm rrg:

Every week, just about the time that this program starts, I get mail from Ken and Andy.

That just seems wrong.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:03pm Sem Chumbo:

Origin:
1660–70; < Latin terrificus frightening, equivalent to terr(ēre) to frighten
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:10pm Irwin:

Tune by Horace Silver, for the Jazz Baroness.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:10pm Stau:

How about some Raymond Scott today? He's terrific, too!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:11pm rrg:

I had to look that up. (Jazz Baroness.)
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:13pm ChrisB.:

More to the point, how 'bout something from the new Raymond Scott Rewired record?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:16pm rrg:

I saw that!
  Wed. 4/2/14 3:20pm ?:

That's Baroness as in Barone$$. Pannonica de Koenigswarter supported a lot of musicians...
  Wed. 4/2/14 3:21pm blee:

A record player you say? Some sort of new fangled technology?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:24pm fleep:

Oh, thank you!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:27pm common:

jamie sharkey! good stuff.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:32pm Roberto:

Oh this is the feces on a tray song.
  Wed. 4/2/14 3:32pm Laura L:

Ken played something from RS Rewired this morning--I second Stau's and third Chris B's request!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:33pm common:

that singing sadie song is so appropriate for what's going on at my stupid job right now!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:35pm Roberto:

Speaking of trays, remember Old Dog Tray? At first I thought it was a song about a tray designed to carry old dogs.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:35pm Irwin:

This tune's for LAURA.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:36pm Webhamster Henry:

I like In an 18th Century Discotheque
  Wed. 4/2/14 3:36pm Laura L:

And it's a good one--thank you!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:37pm rrg:

Assam.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:39pm rrg:

If you're doing "terrific" today, Laura and I still want to hear that song about the doggy, the one with the waggly tail.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:40pm Roberto:

How about the song about the old dog on a tray?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:40pm Ike:

Love the pro-tea madness, not politically of course, just liquiditically. Jasmine green forever, motherclumpers! YEEEAAAHHH. DAMN STRAIGHT.

OK, clearly I've had too much tea today.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:41pm Mike East:

i've got a cup of coffee on the way. it will be my first afternoon cup in several months.
  Wed. 4/2/14 3:41pm timurf:

Bones & the boys!
  Wed. 4/2/14 3:43pm paula pc:

such a sweet sweet song
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:49pm common:

he used to play with mark hollis, right? tim friese greene? i guess i could look that up.
  Wed. 4/2/14 3:52pm Wildman Fischer:

New Pink Floyd? What is the fascination with mentally impaired.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:56pm Webhamster Henry:

Brian Dewan really doesn't sound like himself on this compilation.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:57pm mariano:

Oh no, missed 76% Uncertain? Bummer!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 3:58pm rrg:

Archive.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:00pm rrg:

Come back at 7pm and you can listen then.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:01pm Ike:

"Keep your sodding coffee in a proper copper coffee pot/ And spot me lobbing teapots at your poncy rotten coffee shop." Hell yes! If there's a better tea vs. coffee verse lately then I'll eat my hat. Well, not my hat. Maybe your hat.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:07pm SeanG:

Lamin is the only other DJ to play Mac demarco
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:09pm Irwin:

Bloodrock goes out to Clay Pigeon.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:10pm efd:

As well it should.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:12pm rrg:

Bob Goulet had one or two hits. You could play one of them. You know, seeing as how you put up his picture and all.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:13pm Roberto:

This FF takes me back to aught one.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:15pm rrg:

Roberto, there's something wrong with your picture. It looks like a cat, not a person. I'm sure you're not a cat.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:20pm rsj:

yeh? then what'd he say?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:20pm Webhamster Henry:

That dialog was starting to sound a little like Joe Frank.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:21pm Ike:

RRG, say what now?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:21pm Roberto:

Nice, Ike!
  Wed. 4/2/14 4:22pm Ray Stevens:

Is this me?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:22pm rrg:

Oh, you kids.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:24pm fleep:

Ahem.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:24pm rrg:

Cut it out.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:25pm steve:

nice kitty Ike!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:31pm common:

meow.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:32pm Ike:

Thanks Steve, I like random Internet kitten #3243891374 a lot too.
  Wed. 4/2/14 4:32pm ?:

Green Eggs and Ham - The single greatest piece of literature ever produced by mankind!
  Wed. 4/2/14 4:35pm Marc:

Is this the Ted Cruz reading?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:35pm fleep:

Needs bongos.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:36pm common:

this is so good! bongos would be nice, fleep.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:39pm rrg:

Do you have that Dr. Seuss album in front of you? Is there where you got the musical details?

My superficial Internet research has failed me so far.
  Wed. 4/2/14 4:43pm zzz:

king dolphy
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:46pm Webhamster Henry:

A different Marvin Miller Dr. Seuss album has both a faster and slower version of Fox in Sox.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:48pm rrg:

Which one, Henry?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:50pm Irwin:

rrg: credits are on the insert. CD is on Buddha/BMG.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:53pm Webhamster Henry:

This is so groovy, Irwin.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:54pm Webhamster Henry:

@rrg grooveshark.com...
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:54pm Droll:

Show up late, miss Bloodrock and C.W. McCall. Still a chance to hear Robert Goulet, though...
Why does "Ultimate Spinach" smell like patchouli oil?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:55pm V Priceless:

groovilisious!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:56pm Webhamster Henry:

The Dylan Hears a Who version of Green Eggs is also good, as is WFMU fave Dictionaraoke by Mass Effekt
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 4:56pm rrg:

Thank you. Though I contend that the proper title of that work is "Fox in Socks".
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:02pm Ike:

I forgot to say -- C.W. McCall, now that's REAL country music. Hot damn, that was fun. Not too slick, not overproduced, not off an assembly line.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:07pm Irwin:

Ike, why are you so hung up on the past, on tradition, on the way things used to be?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:07pm Droll:

Ike, What's wrong with slick country music? What kinds of music are good when slick?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:08pm Irwin:

Why can't you welcome change, accept the new, be PROGRESSIVE like me?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:09pm Irwin:

Ike sez: "You call that MUSIC??!!"
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:12pm Droll:

. o O ( Country in 7/8 with Mellotron and frequent key and tempo shifts... Hmmmm... Country & prog both use fiddle... This might work. )

Gonna listen to some Dixie Dregs after the show!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:13pm Webhamster Henry:

April Fools!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:24pm Irwin:

For Ike, who's stuck in the past.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:24pm Ike:

Thanks, Irwin, I'll take it! Good stuff!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:26pm rrg:

It is good stuff, it's true.

But so is...oh, never mind.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:27pm mariano:

How does Sean Landers know me so well?!?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:30pm rrg:

That cat is creeping me out, Ike.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:30pm glenn:

ann landers was his mom?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:31pm nanantatee:

this is amazing
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:31pm steve:

lol glenn... that would be too perfect.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:32pm Droll:

"The Man Within" isn't The Man, that title is now forever reserved for the McDonald's "Success and Then Some" record Rich Squirrel Carcass played a few days ago. “You're the Man!” You're the Man…you're the Man With a purpose and a plan. The truth can answer proudly: “You're the Man!!”

This guy ain't got what it takes to run a McDonald's.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:32pm rrg:

What's the music underneath this?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:32pm Whooda:

*sniff, sniff* Just tuned in DJ Irwin. *Wiping flowing tears away* Sniff... what am I crying about anyway?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:34pm Stau:

The music is by Gustav Holst. Jupiter (from The Planets)
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:34pm steve:

after listening to that on Monday, i don't know if any of us have what it takes to run a McDonalds.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:35pm Stau:

I've done that
  Wed. 4/2/14 5:36pm blee:

Oh man, that McDonalds Hawaii convention record smelled of pure gold. So amazing, on a million different levels of awe.
  Wed. 4/2/14 5:37pm blee:

Sean Landers sounds like he has a mighty fine ponytail.
  Wed. 4/2/14 5:37pm Eric:

this kinda reminds of when that guy "Weev" was on
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:38pm Irwin:

Sean Landers: immortal.
You: ephemeral.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:38pm Stau:

I didn't build my house, but I did install a new faucet once. Does that count?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:39pm nanantatee:

blog.exhibitiona.com...
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:39pm Ike:

I couldn't even make it through 5 min. of that McDonald's convention record, so I definitely don't have the bizschnatzelbunk to run one. Or eat at one.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:40pm Stau:

My eyes have been transfixed on Robert Goulet. That's a great man!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:40pm nanantatee:

so help me god
  Wed. 4/2/14 5:40pm blee:

@Stau Totally Counts!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:40pm rrg:

Those were ten well-spent minutes. Thanks, Irwin.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:40pm Roberto:

WOOSHIE!!!!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:41pm Whooda:

Truly inspiring. I'm going to the kitchen right now and whack off an ear with a butchers knife! I AM IMPORTANT DAMNIT!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:41pm Droll:

Robert Goulet could run a McDonalds.

. o O ( Damnit -- Wooshie Spkamoto is another act where all roads lead back to FMU )
  Wed. 4/2/14 5:41pm blee:

Grand show Irwin. Especially for reruns.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:42pm rrg:

Yes. I was going to say that I've not heard of this artist Wooshie before now.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:44pm rrg:

There's still enough time for a Bob Goulet number. Or that doggy song.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:45pm rrg:

This could be talkover music.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:46pm Whooda:

@IKE like you, I couldn't listen but for a few seconds to the McDonalds pickle and mustard brainwash before breaking out in hives. I am a Hope Depot Associate survivor. The Home Depot Nazi meeting PTSD is just too close to the surface.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:53pm Ike:

Yeah, sometimes the illustrious Inflatable Squirrel Carcass is a very advanced-level WFMU course. Great, but can be difficult.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:54pm mariano:

@Whooda: did you at least shoplift the WD-40 and electrical tape from HD?
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:55pm Droll:

Ike doesn't like hot country or industrial musicals? Ike doesn't like fast music or slow music. Not loud, and not soft. And definitely not new or slick... How do you feel about The Eagles? Too country?
  Wed. 4/2/14 5:56pm r i s k y:

DRUNKS WITH GUNS! Thanks Irwin!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:57pm rrg:

A fine finish. A fine rerun. Now we can all hit the road happy.

Thanks, Mr. Host, and see you'se later, AccuPlaylisters.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:58pm Ike:

I can also be difficult, clearly. Eagles? Um... well... I like their Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy theme.
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 5:58pm Droll:

I hardly consider the McDonald's record a challenging listen, especially compared to some of the stuff that gets aired here. I thought the McDonald's record was totally pro: songwriting, lyrics, arrangement, session musicians, singers... Where do you find a singer who can fake a Russian accent while singing about "gastric juices"? That album is totally accessible.

Thanks, Irwin. Have a fun week yinz!
Avatar Wed. 4/2/14 6:00pm Whooda:

@mariano I got caught trying to wheel a pressure cleaner out the front door while pretending it was my wheelchair.
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