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Options May 5, 2014: As SLow aS Possible

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Artist Track Approx. start time
Shipping Forecast  An old shipping forecast (or two)   Options 0:00:00 (MP3 | )
Terry Riley  In C   Options 0:01:32 (MP3 | )
Joe Carter   Harbour Symphony   Options 0:04:52 (MP3 | )
Leif Inge   9 Beet Stretch   Options 0:09:55 (MP3 | )
Charlemagne Palestine   Piano Drone 1972   Options 0:14:54 (MP3 | )
Daniel Menche   Tiny Stretched Tim Hour   Options 0:17:31 (MP3 | )
Quiet American   Three Trains   Options 0:20:42 (MP3 | )
John Cage and Morton Feldman  In Conversation WBAI, NYC 1967   Options 0:21:33 (MP3 | )
Stephen P McGreevy   01 95 1 kind lincoln city or rec in keeler ca summer05   Options 0:25:19 (MP3 | )
Music behind DJ:
Alan Marks - Erik Satie 
Vexations   Options 0:27:33 (MP3 | )
Andrew Sharpley   Slow   Options 0:31:39 (MP3 | )
Analog Arts Ensemble   ASLSP   Options 0:40:18 (MP3 | )
Other Minds radiom.org  Turkey Song, 1974-11-28   Options 0:41:26 (MP3 | )
you can find more things like this at http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/zz    0:53:50 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 6:59pm People Like Us:

Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:01pm Mr. Lowry:

Damnit, I have a meeting. I'll have to miss half.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:01pm Mr. Lowry:

I mean. Good evening to you too.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:02pm Andrew Waterloo:

good evening
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:03pm dale:

love the shipping forecast. i don't listen to m shortwave anymore....
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:03pm People Like Us:

Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:06pm People Like Us:

I collected a few hours of Shipping Forecasts
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:07pm People Like Us:

I like imagining where they are
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:07pm northguineahills:

Love the shipping forecasts.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:08pm People Like Us:

do people in the US know about these UK shipping forecasts? I have no way of knowing... I gave some to Ken once
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:08pm dale:

reminds me i have some shipping to do. and horn honking.
  Mon. 5/5/14 7:09pm cloudnein:

Yes, finally remembered to join the live broadcast, while on the train! Hi all!
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:10pm People Like Us:

oh, good place to listen to this show actually!
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:10pm People Like Us:

and where are you travelling?
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:11pm dale:

only radio geeks know about them.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:11pm People Like Us:

ah, WFMUland
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:12pm dale:

  Mon. 5/5/14 7:12pm cloudnein:

Light Rail from en.wikipedia.org... to www.japantownsanjose.org
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:13pm northguineahills:

I remember catching some UK shipping forecasts on the shortwave radio I got for my 11th bday when I was in Japan.

(not a radio geek).
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:13pm People Like Us:

ah very nice
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:14pm People Like Us:

oh look, two of you just said "Japan" at the same time
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:14pm Rich in Washington:

Dagnabit! I forgot about the show 'til now. Stupid monday brain!
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:14pm Rich in Washington:

Are you going to play all of 9 Beet Stretch tonight?
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:15pm People Like Us:

that's OK, you just missed a load of horn honking
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:15pm People Like Us:

I would if my show was longer
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:15pm northguineahills:

I've been wanting to hear Harbour Symphony since I read about a year or two back.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:15pm dale:

turned on the shortwave recently and reception was awful. then i shut off the lights, which are fluorescent bulbs. and shut off the wifi. and shut off the tv. and things started to come alive.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:16pm Rich in Washington:

You could do it in installments.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:16pm People Like Us:

yes, remote controls make radios go crazy too
ok, this is instalment number 1
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:22pm People Like Us:

I'm making you all go very quiet
  Mon. 5/5/14 7:23pm cloudnein:

we turned off our radios and wifi ;D (seriously, I'm using wifi provided by the train, which is spotty)
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:24pm People Like Us:

yes, train wifi isn't quite there yet
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:24pm People Like Us:

I'd be very impressed if you did all switch off your wifi
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:28pm Rich in Washington:

Oh oh. Our dial slipped to a classic rock station!
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:28pm People Like Us:

playing radio on the radio
  Mon. 5/5/14 7:29pm cloudnein:

that and I contacted WFMU to get my "Heart" for live playlists (I donated during the pledge drive, just hadn't set up an account; yay for the Chart Sweep CD!)

Love the radio interference sound! Took me a minute to realize I can't turn the tuning knob on my MBP.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:29pm People Like Us:

I wonder if anyone is retuning their radio
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:30pm Rich in Washington:

This is kinda like those Sublime Frequency 'Radio..' series, only in America. I wonder if hipsters would collect these in Syria, Thailand.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:30pm Andrew Waterloo:

There's one thing you can say about train wifi... you can really pass a 2 hour trip quickly if you're really focused on trying to get it to work.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:30pm People Like Us:

oh, glad you got Chart Sweep
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:30pm Rich in Washington:

Poor WBAI. Such a sad story.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:32pm Adrian:

As a brit it's weird to hear you guys talk about the shipping forecast as something strange. That brings me straight back to my childhood on the south coast.
  Mon. 5/5/14 7:33pm MrFab:

Sadly things haven't changed much since Cage and Feldman had this conversation. I like that idea, of having ambient music in public instead of blaring pop. But like Cage using these bad experiences to create his radio music, I took a horrible Pussycat Dolls song I was subjected to while trying to eat my pizza by making a mashup with it. I got my revenge!
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:34pm People Like Us:

yes, mashups made me like a lot of things I'd not have liked otherwise
  Mon. 5/5/14 7:35pm cloudnein:

Mashups are how I stay "hip".
  Mon. 5/5/14 7:38pm cloudnein:

F=MA, yo! Gotta go, listening on my phone using the WFMU app. :) TTYL!
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:38pm People Like Us:

Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:39pm dale:

getting creeped out by this. thanks!
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:40pm People Like Us:

ha sorry
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:41pm dale:

are you kidding? how often does radio (or television or writing or...) move one to some kind of feelin?
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:42pm People Like Us:

  Mon. 5/5/14 7:43pm cloudnein:

Record scratch, tape stretch, cd bit rot. Lost sounds! Jean-Michel Jarre used the "cell phone interference" sound in a song. :)
  Mon. 5/5/14 7:44pm cloudnein:

David Rothenberg, google him
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:45pm dale:

i have some turkeys that started coming here in the winter for seed and still come back. such an ungainly creature, but i agree with mr. franklin - they should be out national bird.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:46pm MikeY:

I heard this be fore this is Cool
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:46pm People Like Us:

yes, I love it
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:47pm MikeY:

There is metal band named Canus the lead singers are two pitbulls.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:48pm People Like Us:

yes I played Caninus last week
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:48pm People Like Us:

or maybe the week before
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:49pm MikeY:

really, I thougt I was the only one that knew about them, LOL
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:49pm People Like Us:

yes, well you and WFMU :)
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:49pm MikeY:

really, I thougt I was the only one that knew about them, LOL
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:52pm ranjit:

too slow to tune in....
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:52pm People Like Us:

the collective knowledge at WFMU is amazing - this playlist I'm doing has an autopredict for what song entry you are about to do - and no matter how original I think I am I always find it predicting what I'm going to play, ie someone has played it before on the station
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:52pm People Like Us:

and that is a gooooood thing
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:53pm MikeY:

opps double post sorry we have hundreds of wild turkeys arround where I live some are so huge they will fly into cars and really do some major damage
MY boss 700 dollars to repair his grate on his truck
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:54pm dale:

great show this week.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:54pm ironybread:

Once I've downloaded this broadcast, what ratio should I use to speed-compress the entire show to hear the secret message that's been playing underneath the whole time?
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:54pm MikeY:

Im getting hungry for some bird right now.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:54pm dale:

.......not that they aren't every week.....just exemplary this week for my personal wacky tastes.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:55pm People Like Us:

thanks, trying to do something different each week
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:57pm MikeY:

One of my favorite is one you did using Glenn Campbell in mashup I dont have it now but wish I did.
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:57pm People Like Us:

ah yes I remember that - I put it on one of my end-of-season downloads
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:58pm People Like Us:

if you have the patience you can download it somewhere on this page peoplelikeus.org...
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:58pm northguineahills:

Man, loving this set! Thanks Vicki!
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 7:59pm People Like Us:

welcome! Thanks for listening folks
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 8:00pm MikeY:

Great I can look for it, I do a radio show/ Podcast my self nxet week send you link
Avatar Mon. 5/5/14 8:01pm Rich in Washington:

Thanks, Vicki!

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