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Options May 19, 2014: '71 ain't no shit

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
Farben & James DIN A4  Lucifer Rising   Options Farben presents James DIN A4  Faitiche       
Brave New World  Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon   Options Impressions On Reading Aldous Huxley    1971    0:06:10 ()
Rutsubo  Spectral Incubation   Options Zakuro  Omnimemento      0:13:45 ()
Popol Vuh  Lacrime Di Re   Options sdtk, "Aguirre, Wrath of God"    1973    0:24:24 ()
Ferrante & Teicher  Loose Ends Meringue   Options Soundblast    1957    0:30:22 ()
Dug Dug's  Baby, Baby, Baby   Options Abru Tu Mente    1971    0:41:55 ()
Ninos du Brasil  Sepultura   Options Novos Misterios  Hospital Productions      0:53:51 ()
Bo Diddley  Bad Side of the Moon   Options Another Dimension    1971    0:57:01 ()
Islaja  See No Sun   Options Suu  Monika      0:59:49 ()
Gen Ken Montgomery   Pink Or Blue   Options Gen Ken Greatest Hits  De Fabriek      1:03:50 ()
Andreas Dorau und die Marinas  Fred Vom Jupiter   Options V/a, Da Da Da Das War Die... Neue Deutsche Welle: 20 Hits der NDW, Einzigartig Auf CD  Repertoire      1:06:36 ()
Feo  Bedstemar   Options Eg Meini Teò    1971    1:09:13 ()
Sudden Infant  Father   Options Wölfli's Nightmare  Voodoo Rhythm      1:12:36 ()
Funkadelic  Alice in My Fantasies   Options live Rochester MI, 9/12/71        1:25:52 ()
Dead Channel  Rephrased Lives   Options V/a, The Blorp Esette Gazette Volume Two - Winter 2013-2014  Ace & Duce/Transparency    LAFMS  1:32:25 ()
August Engkilde  Well It's a Sad Story   Options Police Beat Box  Cheap  2000    1:35:23 ()
Tobacco  Blow Your Heart   Options Ultima II Massage  Ghostly International      1:40:53 ()
Father Yod and the Spirit of '76  Part 1   Options Contraction    1974    1:44:06 ()
Alvarius B.  Twister   Options What One Man Can Do With an Acoustic Guitar, Surely Another Can Do with His Hands Around the Neck of God  Abduction      1:57:48 ()
Amen Dunes  Lonely Richard   Options Love  Sacred Bones      1:59:16 ()
1971 Chartsweep        2011  every year is full of shitty music too  2:04:19 ()
Som Imaginario  A Nova Estrela   Options S/t, 1971        2:16:45 ()
SD Laika  Meshes   Options That's Harakiri  Triangle      2:21:59 ()
Die Partei  Allerheiligen   Options La Frehiheit Des Geistes  Bureau B  1981    2:24:37 ()
K. Leimer  From One to Ten   Options A Period of Review (1975–1976)  RVNG Intl.      2:27:01 ()
Ramona Lisa  Arcadia   Options Arcadia  Terrible      2:31:47 ()
V/Vm  Moggy & Wearden   Options The Death of Rave (A Partial Flashback)  History Always Favours The Winners      2:33:04 ()
Steve Gunn & Mike Cooper  Lampedusa 2013   Options Cantos de Lisboa  RVNG Intl.      2:38:12 ()
Swans  Screen Shot   Options To Be Kind  Young God      2:43:04 ()
Badfinger  Baby Blue   Options     1971    2:50:48 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:03pm DCE:

taped it for eternity!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:04pm fleep:

Smithsonian bound, I'm sure.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:06pm northguineahills:

Cool, haven't heard this Farben tune.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:10pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

in mah ear.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 3:20pm common:

hey scott! friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 3:21pm common:

did anyone in philly catch ken and andy on friday?
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:24pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Star-clicker feeding frenzy...
  Mon. 5/19/14 3:28pm ?:

Love this track!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:28pm northguineahills:

Nice, Aguirre!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:30pm Yair Yona:

Aguirre always melts my heart
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:30pm DCE:

  Mon. 5/19/14 3:32pm ?:

I used to cram for exams to Popol Vuh all the time. Great music, but brings back horrible memories!
  Mon. 5/19/14 3:33pm ?:

ditto ?
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:37pm βrian:

Heh. My study music was Music for Airports.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:39pm Cecile:

Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:45pm Cecile:

Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:48pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

More proof that the stars were aligned in 1971, just so...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 3:53pm Lewis:

ah yes, 1971...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 3:55pm Scott Williams:

you right, Rev! And you Lewis. Lots more '71 coming up. Hola mes amis!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 3:55pm Davis:

the stream has stopped, is my computer broken? maybe it is, i'll get the hammer
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:57pm Cecile:

mama get the hammer, the fly's on the baby's head.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 3:57pm steve:

stream's fine over here Davis.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:57pm Cecile:

this is hilarous. This is the drum pattern to every Sepultura song ever, seems like.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:58pm northguineahills:

Brazilian kids!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 3:58pm Davis:

i'll reboot with a ball peen
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:58pm Cecile:

this could also be called "soulfly"
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:58pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

In my collection, at least, 1971 keeps coming up all over the place, just seems like the most magical time...

..& 128 stream working fine here.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 3:59pm Cecile:

I think 1981 or 1976 are kind of magical, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 4:00pm steve:

if i could pick one decade, it'd be the 70s
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:03pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

For me, 1981 definitely had the mojo as well (sky records, berlin electronic stuff)
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:05pm Cecile:

1984 was a pretty strong year across the board, too.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:06pm Chris from DC:

Also some of the best postpunk stuff like the Comsat Angels and the Sound in 1981.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:07pm Cecile:

hardcore had a lot of its best stuff come out in 81
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:08pm Cecile:

'88 was stupendous for hip-hop IMO
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:09pm fleep:

Is there a bad year for music? I need to know what to avoid.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:10pm Matt from Springfield:

Fred Vom Jupiter! YES!!!
Hi Scott and all Scotians!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:11pm Parq:

What Matt said, re Fred.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:11pm Matt from Springfield:

@fleep: There isn't really a bad year for music, though some years (such as 1990) come up noticeably "thin" on good music.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:11pm Cecile:

1985 was kind of a let down year in some ways. I dunno, I hated a lot of stuff in the 90s - I mostly listened to free jazz and GBV.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:12pm Matt from Springfield:

Hey Parq!

@Cecile: Free jazz? Doesn't that contain a lot of...you know, guitar "noodlin"???
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:13pm Matt from Springfield:

Icelandic? Whatever this is is good!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:13pm DCE:

it's only "noodlin" if you don't like it, Matt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 4:13pm steve:

this is from 71 too. 71. great year. just listen to this guy. case closed.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:13pm Cecile:

no, not really. I tend to like classic jazz instruments playing crazy-ass shit.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:14pm Cecile:

Feo means ugly in Spanish.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:14pm Parq:

I really felt that 1977-82 spoke to me in a way that no other time had before or has since. Just one guy's opinion.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:15pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

FEO is god-damned amazing.
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:15pm rasmus:

it's danish
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:15pm Matt from Springfield:

@DCE: Then I guess that explains Fabio's and other's hostility to "noodlin" around here :)
@Cecile: Ah, that's "hardcore" jazz--nice!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:15pm Cecile:

Yeah, Parq, I tend to agree with you. Also
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:15pm dc pat:

I'll take all the years, even '85.

Bedstemer is my new favorite song.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:16pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:16pm common:

Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:17pm dc pat:

SST years always make my soul warm and squirmy....
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:17pm fleep:

@MattfS Based on this metric, you're right about 1990 en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:18pm dc pat:

no wait, THIS is my new favorite song!
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:18pm r i s k y:

SO GOOOD! Love it Scott!
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:19pm Sandy in Houston:

Sudden Infant always wins.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:19pm Parq:

1895 was the year I got married. Can't beat that. I remember driving on our honeymoon listening to "Tarzan Boy" and "Running Up That Hill."
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:19pm Matt from Springfield:

@fleep: Heh, a lot of those ended up on Nat Roe's Reverse A/C Chartsweep premium!

There's always something great coming out: The La's only album came out in '90, and I like The Church's Gold Afternoon Fix, but for the most part that year was quite "thin"!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:20pm Cecile:

hey BBV and Mellow Man Ace were the jams in 90. BUt there was also a lot of crap.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:20pm fleep:

1895 wow you old
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:20pm Matt from Springfield:

Wow, comin' up close on 120, Parq! What do you give for the Double-Triple-Diamond Anniversary? ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:22pm Parq:

What's really sad is, I carefully corrected about five other typos in that before posting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 4:22pm steve:

wait... is the "Mother" song Ken plays all the time now (low monotone voice... "Mother, don't tell me to clean up my room") also SF??
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:22pm Matt from Springfield:

"MBV", yes that was '90, and on the 4AD front there was His Name Is Alive and Cocteau Twins Heaven Or Las Vegas. I got at least one hand's worth of good releases!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:24pm Matt from Springfield:

ha, Parq :)
Prob because the mind reads the first and last letter/character in a string first of all, and since you got the 1 and 5 right, might not have noticed the switcheroo in the middle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 4:26pm steve:

doh, i mean, SI... Sudden Infant
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:28pm davex:

I wanna bamba in America?
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:29pm Matt from Springfield:

I get all of my Latin rock interpretations from Reader's Digest instro albums!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:29pm Matt from Springfield:

Whoa shit, we're gettin' Funkadelicized!!!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:30pm Cecile:

Rochester. One of Detroit's grittier suburban neighbors.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:32pm chris:

Its sprinkling funk in my crib right now
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:32pm davex:

Hold on, which was the La Bamba / West Side Story thing before?
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:33pm pgw in mntclr:

[Eddie Hazel-icized]
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:34pm Cecile:

The Chambers Brothers:
"my soul has been funkadelicized!"
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:34pm PKNY:

If I could go back in time to see one band, it would be the OG Funkadelic lineup.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:35pm Matt from Springfield:

A needed update for anyone who covers that song, Cecile!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:38pm Cecile:

I was as impressed as hell by that Fabio LAFMS show the other week.
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:39pm Clay:

Just read the news ... Jerry Vale died. Sad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:40pm common:

bummer, clay.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:42pm Matt from Springfield:

When you're hot you're hot, and when you're gone...you're not.
We've all got a long way to go in life, but a short while to get there.
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:45pm Clay:

Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:46pm Cecile:

that is sad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:46pm chris:

I loved that show, too, Cecile. Surely one for Fabio's greatest hits 12Gb box set.
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:48pm P-90:

RIP Jerry V.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:48pm chris:

Now we're really in the holy land! Father Yod!
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:48pm Clay:

always remember ...
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:50pm Cecile:

no, but you're going to tell me, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:50pm chris:

our loss re: Vale... i can only hope to live to 83 with my loving family and wife of 55 years. may we all be as blessed as he!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:51pm chris:

"Everything that you were, you are now and will be." Amen.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 4:52pm Matt from Springfield:

Moe: I say, Jasper, what comes after 75?
Larry: 76!
Moe: That's the Spirit!
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:53pm KP:

This is very excellent
  Mon. 5/19/14 4:56pm KP:

I had to pull over to say that. Felt it was important
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 4:59pm Scott Williams:

thanks for pulling over, KP!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:03pm Chris from DC:

Really liking this new Amen Dunes stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:04pm Scott Williams:

yeah, it's great! check the live set he did on Thomas's Dangerous for the Brain show last weekend: www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:05pm Chris from DC:

That was what tipped me off to his new record and all. Great.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:07pm Matt from Springfield:

CHARTSWEEP!!! WoooooooHooooo!
  Mon. 5/19/14 5:09pm P-90:

We can haz ChartSweep? Yummee.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:09pm Andy Breckman:

Finally, they play some half-decent stuff on this dirty hippie station!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:10pm davex:

This is stirring subconscious and semiconscious memories for me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:10pm Mike East:

my buddy Jeremiah just walked through my office and heard the "joy to the world" intro and said "Fuck this song." That just cracked me up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:10pm Mike East:

nobody wants to be called a bullfrog
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:10pm Cecile:

yah! Jerry Reed
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:11pm Matt from Springfield:

Unfortunately I believe "Green-Eyed Lady" is '70, and their '71 follow-up prob didn't make the charts. I wants their rock organ solo!!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:11pm V Priceless:

waiting for "I'm Eighteen"!
Avatar    Mon. 5/19/14 5:12pm Sem Chumbo:

God, I was locked in an AM TOP 40 station writing copy in 1971, with no way to turn off the monitor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:12pm davex:

The final Mad Men episode will end with one of these songs as the outro.
  Mon. 5/19/14 5:12pm P-90:

Croce > Cher
  Mon. 5/19/14 5:13pm P-90:

and Cher returned!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:13pm Davis:

computer wont stream anything. everything is broken, listening to Agnetha now
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:14pm listener james from westwood:

The Tom Jones was on the "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" soundtrack, and there are indeed some digworthy cuts on that sweep. And then there are some that remind you why Thompson and his attorney kept "Sympathy for the Devil" on a constant loop while driving from LA to Vegas....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:17pm Davis:

the music seems to have been created by demented baboons, but i am in the presence of a goddess
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:17pm Matt from Springfield:

All The Crap That's Fit To Rap, Scott!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:19pm Davis:

actually the baboons are ok on this one, except for the hammond organ licks
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:20pm Cecile:

here is the soundtrack music for the bittersweet post-coital movie scene.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:23pm Parq:

I am reviving my dormant autobiography project and renaming it "The Music Seems to Have Been Created by Demented Baboons".
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:23pm V Priceless:

wow - I love that bass guitar sound - gotta be a Fender Jazz bass, I'm guessing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:25pm Davis:

excellent Parq sir
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:27pm Davis:

Scott, according to my friend Graham 1987 was the only year without a Fall album, so maybe thats the shittest of all
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:30pm Cecile:

what other group was K Leimer involved in?
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:33pm Cecile:

Savant, I looked it up. They were a favorite of Special Ed at WCBN
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:34pm Scott Williams:

K. Leimer's been on a lotta comps (my fave being that double cassette comp from 1987 called "Film Noir American Style"), but I don't know what bands he played with
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:36pm Davis:

so anyway i gently tapped wmp with a rubber mallet, cracked open pls with wmp on the head with the ball peen, tore out the sound card with the claw hammer, smashed the silly virgin superhub to pieces with the lump hammer and obliterated the processor with a sledge hammer...... still isnt streaming at all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:39pm Parq:

Davis, I see that, in addition to a shared sense of destiny, we also have repair styles in common. I can't understand what the problem is, when it worked so well for my roller-skates.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:40pm Davis:

generally i find when theres machinery malfunction, a hammer's your man
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:41pm Davis:

not on this occasion though- i cant understand why
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:48pm Cecile:

sounds like the shopping list for this album.
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:54pm northguineahills:

Thanks Scott. It was a groovy time!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:54pm Matt from Springfield:

Good transition to "Baby Blue" from the Swans!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:55pm Scott Williams:

thanks ngh and everyone! been fun today; letting 1971 say g'bye til next week
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:55pm davex:

Thank you Scott...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 5/19/14 5:56pm Davis:

1987 next week?
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:56pm Matt from Springfield:

New WFMU Instruction #32.5235: 1971, at least once a week, every week!
Avatar Mon. 5/19/14 5:57pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks for the fun times and fun tunes Scott! Always a pleasure!
Have a good evening, pals!
  Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 5:59pm Ralphine:

I think that Badfinger song came out in 1972. I was in 6th grade.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 5/19/14 11:06pm Scott Williams:

Fair nuff, @Ralphine - but it was recorded in early '71, so i gave it a pass. this ain't zackt science here!
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