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Options June 6, 2014: The Minotaur
~~Animation by Minnesota Jeff

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Dick Hyman  The Minotaur   Options   Command  1969  45     
  Hello Goodbye           With Beeg Seity Arkistrau, the cast of "Glee," a karaoke track, YouTube user hiro5751426, No Doubt, Speak English With Misterduncan and RM reading Charles Bukowski's "Hello & Goodbye," plus the Beatles slowed down a bit.  0:07:03 (Pop‑up)
The Better Beatles  Hello Goodbye   Options           0:18:55 (Pop‑up)
The Histrionics  Appropriation   Options Never Mind the Pollocks Here's the Histrionics  Revolver - Archiv Für Aktuelle Kunst ‎  2003  CD    0:21:47 (Pop‑up)
The Tape Beatles  Yeah Yeah Yeah   Options Retrofuturism #13  RRR    7"    0:25:00 (Pop‑up)
Otomo Yoshihide New Jazz Quintet  Strawberry Fields Forever   Options Tails Out  DIW    CD    0:26:43 (Pop‑up)
I.S.O.  Pepperland   Options Live  Transonic Records  1998  CD    0:33:20 (Pop‑up)
The Beatles  Pepperland Laid Waste   Options Yellow Submarine  Apple Records  2009  CD    0:35:38 (Pop‑up)
Siouxie and the Banshees  Dear Prudence   Options   Polydor  1983  7"    0:37:48 (Pop‑up)
Yoko Ono  Walking on Thin Ice   Options   Geffen  1981  45    0:48:05 (Pop‑up)
M  Pop Musik   Options   Sire  1979  45    0:53:51 (Pop‑up)
Orchester 33 1/3  S.O.S.   Options Orchester 33 1/3  Plag Dich Nicht, Rhiz Records  1997  CD  + Abba "S.O.S."  0:58:00 (Pop‑up)
The Junkyards  Take the Mike Away!! (Phillip Jeck Funereal Mix   Options Live from the Vinyl Junkyard: The Ultimate Mix  Bluedunn    7"    1:06:42 (Pop‑up)
Pramrod Sexena  Try to Make U Feel It   Options Godspecial People 666  Frank Booth Industries / Jumbo Recordings  2002  12"    1:09:51 (Pop‑up)
James Last  Walk On Water   Options M.O.R.  Polydor  1973  LP    1:15:37 (Pop‑up)
Swamp Thing  I'm a Believer   Options   Flaming Pie  1987  12"    1:18:46 (Pop‑up)
The Kurts  Prussian Stomp   Options   GWR Records  1988  12"    1:21:43 (Pop‑up)
Kalesijski Svuci  Inoco, My Secret Love   Options Bosnian Breakdown: The Unpronounceable Beat of Sarajevo  Ace Records  1992  CD    1:24:42 (Pop‑up)
Josef Vobruba  Maria   Options   Supraphon    45    1:28:35 (Pop‑up)
The Fiery Furnaces  Sing for Me   Options   Rough Trade  2004  7"    1:31:26 (Pop‑up)
David Bowie  The Jean Genie   Options Live Nassau Coliseum '76  EMI  2010  CD  Included in the "Station to Station" box set  1:35:56 (Pop‑up)
Funkadelic  Biological Speculation   Options America Eats Its Young  Westbound  1972  LP    1:42:42 (Pop‑up)
Prince  Positivity   Options Lovesexy  Warner Bros.  1988  LP    1:45:43 (Pop‑up)
Henry Threadgill Very Very Circus  Drivin' You Slow and Crazy   Options Spirit of Nuff...Nuff  Black Saint  1991  CD    1:52:49 (Pop‑up)
Air  First Hand: The Jick or Mandrill's Cosmic Ass   Options Open Air Suit  Novus  1978  LP    2:07:21 (Pop‑up)
Duke Ellington  Malletoba Spank   Options Jazz Party  Columbia  1987  CD  originally released in 1959  2:14:49 (Pop‑up)
Bill Ware (with Marc Ribot)  C Jam Blues   Options Sir Duke  Knitting Factory  2001  CD    2:18:31 (Pop‑up)
Chop Shop  Oxide (Excerpt)   Options Oxide          2:24:47 (Pop‑up)
Kate Bush  Breathing   Options   EMI  1980  45    2:34:00 (Pop‑up)
Bérangère Maximin  Tant que les heures passent   Options Tant que les heures passent  Tzadik  2008  CD    2:39:05 (Pop‑up)
Joan Jenrenaud  For Birds, Planes & Cello: A Continuous Field Recording with Cello (excerpt)   Options For Birds, Planes & Cello  Solitary B  2005  CD    2:51:00 (Pop‑up)
Petula Clark  The Show is Over   Options Beautiful Sounds: The Petula Clark Songbook  Castle  2000  CD    2:58:00 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:02pm common:

hey hey kurt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:03pm Caryn:

Hello all!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:04pm Mark Helsten:

Super clever start!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:05pm northguineahills:

Never knew this was put out on 45.
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:06pm P-90::

All Hail Demon Don Knotts!
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:07pm P-90::

1969: when synths were allowed to sound like synths, instead of being used mostly to simulate other instruments
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:14pm Droll:

Don Knots is waaaay scarier than King Diamond.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:14pm coelacanth:

i say, hello.
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:14pm ?:

Kurt on the 1s and 2s
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:15pm Dean:

Here we have the Residents Play the Beatles Play the Residents.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:15pm coelacanth:

...or Alice Cooper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:17pm Caryn:

Kurt, are you gonna play a selection from "Jesus Christ Superstar" in memory of the John Lydon version that is now not to be? Saddest music news of the week.
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:20pm P-90::

@ coel: yes, after staring at this gif and doing deep rhythmic meditative breathing, I have acknowledged the truth that this image may represent the demonic possession of Alice Cooper by Don Knotts, rather than the other way around, as a non-initiate would assume
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:21pm Dean:

Don Alice Cooper-Knotts
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:26pm coelacanth:

don knotts plays alice cooper plays don knotts.
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:27pm Dean:

I might have said I'd never seen them photographed together, but now I have.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 3:28pm Parq:

At first I thought this Nippon SFF was one of those snarky joke things, but the more I listen, the more compelling it gets.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:29pm Kurt Gottschalk:

good afternoon, everyone!
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:29pm ?:

Strawberry Greatness!
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:30pm Dean:

SFF? Schicke Fuhrs & Frohling?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 3:32pm rsj:

kurt got a new ap
see what it does to steely dan
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:33pm common:

love don knotts! comic genius! especially in 3's Company!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:34pm T_Jay Pauli:

hievery1 / hi Kurt liking your stuff
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:35pm Mark Helsten:

No talking this week! Nor for well into the summer, as there was so much last week!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:37pm nak11:

But Clay is a talker! And he's good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:37pm coelacanth:

i am "ap-unfriendly",but if i could get one that could turn any song into "free jazz",i would...Then my mind would explode.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:38pm Mark Helsten:

Oh, I miss the talking, tbh. It is part of what makes radio so great!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:38pm T_Jay Pauli:

idea to gow with the music search on flickr for wfmu
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:39pm coelacanth:

common -He was;And also great on the andy griffith show.
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:40pm Prudence:

Siouxie, Mommy said I shouldn't play with you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:41pm Mike East:

damn, what a great Dear Prudence.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:41pm Caryn:

This show is reminding me I have to buy that 3-cd set of Finnish Beatles covers when I can afford it.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:42pm T_Jay Pauli:

or "são tomé"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:44pm coelacanth:

What?! 3-cd what?! Finnish What?!
...where the hell have i been?
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:44pm r i s k y:

Hi Kurt! Hi Listeners!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:45pm Caryn:

@coelacanth: yep, 76 songs in total
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:46pm ?:

was waiting to hear Borbetomagus's version of Blue Jay Way
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:48pm nak11:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:48pm Caryn:

@coelacanth: here's a link if you want to see the track list (or, heck, buy the damn thing): www.recordshopx.com...
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:48pm Prudence:

I lost it to McCartney's solo debut
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:49pm coelacanth:

[i hope nobody lost their virginity to this song.]
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:51pm Dean:

Beats "When I'm 64." "Kiss, Kiss, Kiss" might work.
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:51pm Wally:

I am right now
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:51pm T_Jay Pauli:

i hope there's some wfmu dj that is unable to strike my core being.. but it seems all do reflect it
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:51pm coelacanth:

Thank you Caryn! That'll make it easier.(..i'm researching stouts and porters right now.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:52pm common:

coelacanth: sorry so late. yea. i've always loved him...ghost and mr. chicken is a good un.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:52pm T_Jay Pauli:

its a complot a plot .. take me higher.. where's the disco!=!??!?
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:53pm Wally:

There's nothing like getting fracked with Yoko
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:54pm common:

yay! M!!! my third or 4th 7".
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 3:54pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Just got here. Love that M material. Some pretty advanced stuff.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 3:55pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

the Official Secrets Act LP was brilliant.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 3:55pm YETI BOB:

oh my god, how many years since i've heard this song! New York, London, Paris, Munich! (I was in high school when this came out)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 3:55pm common:

i love this video.
  Fri. 6/6/14 3:55pm Dean:

This M single was on the charts when my band, M, was performing in L.A.'s punk venues.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 3:56pm T_Jay Pauli:

en-lighted artist
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:08pm Cecile:

hee hee hee Dick Hyman. I am nine.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:12pm northguineahills:

huh, Armenia just tied up Germany.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:12pm northguineahills:

Is there a dj /rupture mix in the background somewhere?
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:12pm Cecile:

was it consensual, ngh?
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:13pm d¢ pät:

good sounds, Kurt, good sounds...
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:14pm northguineahills:

ha! Cecile!

ne'er mind, Germany is back up.
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:14pm P-90::

Ewok jam!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 4:15pm rsj:

i the taliban are jamming my radio
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:19pm northguineahills:

Uncle Michael actually played the Ewok party music early on GTDS stream earlier today.
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:20pm Wyatt:

You got nothin' on me, Swampy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 4:20pm Caryn:

I'm rather distracted because I'm simultaneously watching Bruce Dickingson doing "Dancing Queen" and "Reach Out (I'll Be There)".
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:20pm T_Jay Pauli:

entered slam dunk contest hour or what?
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 4:20pm YETI BOB:

ha ha ha they are ruining this song!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 4:21pm YETI BOB:

(if there's anyone out there who hasn't heard the Robert Wyatt version of this song, check it out!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 4:22pm Andrew Waterloo:

It is an improvement on the Shrek version
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:22pm Cecile:

Yeti bob, i was thinking "first bad cover I've head of I'm a Believer."
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:30pm Cecile:

everything is better in Czech!
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:31pm paula pc:

for what it's worth, this is working for me. @cecile -- I don't say that about all Kurt's Czech cover finds...
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:31pm Dean:

I'm partial to Jarmila Novotná.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:32pm Kurt Gottschalk:

haha paula, it's west side story in czech that wins you over?
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:32pm Cecile:

Do you have a Czech version of this?
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:33pm northguineahills:

Well, that ended differently, Germany 6-1.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:33pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i wish!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:33pm Kurt Gottschalk:

dean, googling Jarmila Novotná
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:33pm T_Jay Pauli:

wow fiery furnaces thanks ive met Eleanor at a show 1 gr8
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:34pm paula pc:

kurt, I wanna hear Officer Krupke in Czech
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:35pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i love ff!

dean, i don't know much of anything about czech opera. i'm a helena man myself.

paula, omg, i know!
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:35pm Carmichael:

Hiya Kurt and peeps. On vacation in Ashland OR. Going to see ye olde playe this evening.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:36pm Cecile:

When you're a Czech, you're a Czech all the way...
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:37pm Cecile:

this is a tight damn version of this song.
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:37pm paula pc:

@ Cecile - that's brilliant
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:37pm nak11:

Love this Bowie song.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:38pm Cecile:

hahahah, thanks Paula.
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:38pm Dean:

I know two or three things about Czech opera: 1) Jarmila, 2) Novotná, and I'll get back to you about the third one. Can't find the record I particularly enjoy. It's a recital of folk songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 4:39pm common:

thinkin' about czech beersies. mmmm.
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:39pm Dean:

Here it is: http://www.allmusic.com/album/czech-songs-and-arias-mw0001381627
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:41pm P-90:

"Chci žít v Americe, rádio je dobré v Americe ...
Pigeon vysoký v Americe, Minotaur malé v Americe ... "
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:44pm Cecile:

I saw George Clinton on American Restoration yesterday.
He wanted his old piano fixed. They cleaned it up and painted the inside to match the different colors in his hair.
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:44pm Carmichael:

Mmm ... Czech beersies. Love your setlist thus far, Kurt. Did Frangry tell you my warning from last week's SUW show was "My minotaur is miniature"?
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:47pm northguineahills:

I love to that, Cecile.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:48pm Kurt Gottschalk:

carm, ha! no!
  Fri. 6/6/14 4:48pm P-90:

Czech lyrics translated:

"I want to live in America, the radio's good in America...
Pigeon is tall in America, Minotaurs small in America..."
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:49pm nak11:

Kurt was trying to call into that. What was your warning label, Kurt?
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 4:50pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hell, i don't remember!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 4:51pm Looms (France):

Listening to my fave Prince song on radio for the first time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 4:55pm common:

hope you all have a great weekend! hope i do too. beeeeeersies!!!
  Fri. 6/6/14 5:04pm Clay Pigeon:

I thought the gif was Dali and Alice Cooper at first, like the famous hologram! http://dangerousminds.net/comments/salvador_dalis_hologram_portrait_of_alice_coopers_brain
Fun going live with you last week Kurt!!! I'll call in momentarily and we can just talk for the last 50 minutes of your show. Kidding.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:07pm Kurt Gottschalk:

haha! hey, clay!!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:08pm Cecile:

bye common, hi, Loooooooms
  Fri. 6/6/14 5:12pm Dean:

On hold before a conference call just now. The music is a Muzak'd "Steets with No Name," U2. So deserving.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:22pm nak11:

Hi Clay, greetings from the Canadian!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:25pm northguineahills:

Howdeez Clay!

Kurt, gotta eat. Thanks for a wonderful afternoon. Enjoy the weekend everyone!
  Fri. 6/6/14 5:26pm Lawrence:

my ex wife is haunting you. she'd do that you know.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:29pm Droll:

It looks like "In Stereo" was never really part of the album's title. The early releases are mono, and the rereleases are in stereo. The way the artwork on the cover was modified on some reissues makes it appear as the name is "Jazz Party in Stereo", but the proper name is just "Jazz Party". There are definitely albums in Discogs that have different titles when the release changed the name (ie: The Power Station 33 1/3 vs. The Power Station CD vs. The Power Station DVD).
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:30pm Droll:

Correction: Mono and Stereo versions were released at the same time in 1959, presumably only the hi-fi snobs bought the stereo version.
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:33pm Kurt Gottschalk:

thanks, droll. i will continue to think of it as 'jazz party in stereo' tho. or maybe do my own record called that.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 5:35pm Looms:

Hi Cecile, I'm ashamed to say that I can't remember when I last tuned in to Kurt's show live but our regular friday evening tarot party (en.wikipedia.org...) is happening at my loft tonight.

btw, big hail to Kate Bush!
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 5:36pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Back from prolonged mtg. Nice Kate. A favorite album, this.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 5:36pm Looms:

"huge hail"?
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:36pm Cecile:

don't worry about it, it's good to see you.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 5:40pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Ms. Maximin!
Avatar Fri. 6/6/14 5:45pm d¢ pät:

I'm having a beer. Thought you might like to know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 5:49pm Ken From Hyde Park:

DJ Touble would enjoy the bird sounds here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 6/6/14 5:53pm coelacanth:

here. 'been here. Thank you Kurt. gone. soon gone. ciao everyone.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 6/6/14 5:57pm Looms:

singing along with Petula, thx Kurt!
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