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Options September 23, 2014: speaks from a trunk where his clothes have been mothballed

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
leila abdul-rauf & tor lundvall  quiet sea side   Options   dais    7"    *   0:00:00 ()
sun ra  Prophetika Memorial Souvenir   Options   kicks books    7"    *   0:02:08 ()
Massive Attack vs. Mad Professor  radiation ruling the nation protection   Options massive attack v mad professor            0:04:09 ()
charlie haden carlos paredes  Asas Sobre o Mundo/Nas Asas da Saudade   Options dialogues            0:12:15 ()
elyse  sweet pounding rythm   Options Elyse  orange twin  1968        0:14:28 ()
merry clayton   southern man   Options         you tube    0:17:32 ()
LCD sound system  time to get away   Options sound of silver            0:20:32 ()
annette peacock  A Loss of Consciousness   Options i belong to a world that's destroying itself  ironic  1968      *   0:25:12 ()
blood orange  you're not good enough   Options             0:32:58 ()
the what four  i'm gonna destroy that boy   Options destroy that boy v/a            0:35:12 ()
kevin morby  slow train ( feat cate le bon)   Options harlem river            0:46:40 ()
savath & savalas  sota l'aigua   Options Mañana            0:53:08 ()
the clientele  on a summer trail   Options split with birdie      7"    *   0:55:36 ()
nrbq  we travel the spaceways   Options destination saturn: stan's 2014 premium wfmu fundraiser v/a            0:59:04 ()
stuart murdoch  i suppose that was a prayer   Options ost god help the girl  milan        *   1:04:54 ()
village of spaces  5 am birds   Options welcome in  turned word          1:06:16 ()
the fates  sheila   Options furia  finders keepers  1985      *   1:10:19 ()
augustus pablo  peace and love dub   Options down santic way            1:16:42 ()
birdie  spiral staircase   Options split 7" with clientele  hangover lounge        *   1:26:03 ()
neil  hole in my shoe   Options       7"      1:28:04 ()
ghost town  harsh light   Options       7"    *   1:31:19 ()
the drums  i can't pretend   Options encyclopedia  minor        *   1:34:32 ()
quantic  la plata feat nidia gongora   Options magnetica  tru thoughts        *   1:39:14 ()
les soeurs winchester  les problemes   Options les soeurs winchester            1:44:02 ()
dolly parton  Don't Drop Out   Options One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds Lost & Found v/a            1:46:52 ()
the postmarks  three little birds   Options 1-12 by the numbers            1:49:35 ()
mia doi todd  menina amanha de manha   Options floresta  city zen        *   1:53:28 ()
alceu valenca & geraldo azevedo  mister misterio   Options Alceu Valenca & Gerald Azevedo            1:56:34 ()
woods  tambourine light   Options Tambourine Light / Tomorrow's Only Yesterday 7"  captured tracks    7"    *   1:59:18 ()
                2:03:21 ()
unknown  watch out   Options   munster    7"    *   2:14:56 ()
willie nelson  shotgun willie   Options Country Funk II: 1967-1974  light in the attic        *   2:17:09 ()
sharon tandy  one way street   Options You Gotta Believe It's Sharon Tandy            2:20:17 ()
soft walls  the big nod   Options no time  trouble in mind        *   2:23:28 ()
the pastels  breaking lines   Options C86: Deluxe 3-CD Edition (V/A)  cherry read        *   2:25:59 ()
blackbeard  electrocharge   Options i wah dub            2:29:10 ()
juana molina  ?quien? (suite)   Options un dia            2:39:19 ()
rustie  velcro   Options green language  warp        *   2:46:05 ()
Takako Minekawa & Dustin Wong  dancing venus of aurora clay   Options savage imagination  thrill jockey        *   2:49:02 ()
allah las  had it all   Options worship the sun  innovative leisure        *   2:53:31 ()
angel olsen  forgiven/forgotten   Options burn your fire for no witness            2:56:07 ()
pascal comelade  it's all over now baby blue   Options Danses et Chants de Syldavie            2:58:08 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:03am pierre:

Bonjour Trouble and Troublarians
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:03am common:

mornin trouble and others!
  Tue. 9/23/14 9:04am mark in the train:

Waking up with coffee and trouble on the train in mono
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:04am Ken From Hyde Park:

We are now troubled by the modern world. It's OK, though. We'll make it through this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:04am listener james from westwood:

Morning, Trouble and all! Lovely opening sounds!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:06am bobdoesthings:

gooood morning troublemakers and troublettes and troublites and all the troubled
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:07am Trouble:

good morning all! follow along with pictures on instagram.com/giantpompom, that is until i go crazy with overlaod
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:11am sphere:

great start - love this album
  Tue. 9/23/14 9:12am mark on the train:

I feel like I am in a French post apocalyptic movie , with this sound track .
  Tue. 9/23/14 9:16am inês:

typo: Asas Sobre o Mundo/Nas Asas da Saudade
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:21am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- oh yes - the singer on 'Gimme Shelter'
- Guten TZAG All.
  Tue. 9/23/14 9:21am marmalade kitty:

Hello Trouble and Troubleshooters
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:24am bobdoesthings:

@marmalade.. hmmm troubleshooters...I like it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:35am MD:

Trouble...did you go tho the march on Sunday???
  Tue. 9/23/14 9:37am ans:

@ rev rabbit: that's what I already thought... I saw her in 20ft from stardom! she was great, and what a story, and above all: what a voice!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:39am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- them people w/ Gospel Roots - they got some direct line to sumthin'...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:39am Lewis:

Sounds like good old Cornell on the current ones - a bit of scratchy
  Tue. 9/23/14 9:40am OTB:

...or that all 51 birds are singing at once....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:40am Lewis:

I have some prairie chickens with no voice...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:41am ausmanx:

no, it's SPRING. and you'll be pleased to hear the butcher birds are singing out around Alice Springs this year. they haven't sung for the last few years and no one knew why.
  Tue. 9/23/14 9:44am ans:

after seeing 20ft from stardom, her voice singing "rape, murder, it's just a shot away!" stayed in my head for weeks!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 9:45am Ken From Hyde Park:

I see very few movies, but Twenty Feet From Stardom is one of them; borrowed from the library.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:46am bobdoesthings:

I wish I was clever enough to think of something witty to say about saturn and potty mouths.. but.. I'm not.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:47am Trouble:

oooo prairie chickens! one of my faves, so very drama filled
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:48am Trouble:

toady's art is by alma thomas who was born yesterday in 1891
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:48am doca:

Hi Trouble! It's spring over here and the sounds fit it well.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:49am pierre:

where is Cate le Bon i this ?
  Tue. 9/23/14 9:51am rod:

Love this Kevin Morby song!! Thks
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:52am pierre:

ha here she was, love her ! Loved that song.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 9:59am kwhitehead:

btw: Merry Clayton does her own ripping version of "Gimme Shelter" It's on this comp. which is pretty great all the way through.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:03am Trouble:

MD: sadly i wasn't in town for the march on sunday. i saw lots of pix and it all looked great!! let's hope it has some huge impact
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:05am Lewis:

looks like the prairie chickens are on the machine at home - will have to send them later...
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:09am chris:

Ovenbird in there
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:13am d¢ pät:

always wanted to see an Ovenbird. They seem to be scarce around here.
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:15am chris:

They are pretty skittish but I do see them in the spring/summer here in MA once in a while.
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:16am chris:

They are usually only a few feet off the ground when I see them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:17am sphere:

Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:18am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

I've managed to see an Ovenbird in Central Park. Luckily I go with a group of birders who are good spotters. Usually they're on the ground digging through leaves.
And oh there's the DUUUUB! Thanx Trouble.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:18am d¢ pät:

yay dub. yay ovenbirds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:19am sphere:

the bird sounds work really well too.
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:19am chris:

Just remembered I actually had one come to our yard this spring! So cool
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:28am Cheri Pi:

Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:29am d¢ pät:

Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:29am Cheri Pi:

Oh Hey :)
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:29am northguineahills:

wow, neil! haha!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:29am d¢ pät:

Please refer to Pi's "neil" much better than mine.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:29am Sem Chumbo:

Morning, Trouble, and hi, all.
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:30am Nardo:

like this is really heavy
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:30am Cheri Pi:

Neil hates the oppressor Paul Weller.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:30am Webhamster Henry:

This Traffic Album was the first cassette we ever bought!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:31am Webhamster Henry:

Hole in My Shoe would be great for Hoof n Mouth.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:31am d¢ pät:

And rightfully so.

"everybody was happy........except me...."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:32am Andrew Waterloo:

good morning everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:32am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh bummmer - the 7" ; I thot we might hear a whole side of the 'Heavy Concept Album'...
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:33am d¢ pät:

@WH Henry: agree. but...who...should...sing it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:33am annie:

trouble... i love your point of view and your speaking out like that on the airwaves. thank you. and good morning to everyone, no work for me today, so commenting has been enabled!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:34am d¢ pät:

Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:35am t_J:

hi Trouble, nice thoughts in the last intermission / Hi everyone, good morning
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:37am Trouble:

hello annie, thanks and to you too t_J
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:38am DeaconDave:

Hey, who's playing the drums?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:39am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...yeah - yerknow - let's not have any of those deluded opportunistic Protester freaks in the street or on Campus anymore: we'll make sure students are nice & Career Goal-oriented by roping the young'uns into the system w/ utterly crippling Loan Debt forever
...but good ol' boy sexual assault - ya wouldn't wanna change a thing therre, yerknow: pass the blame & the buck when it comes to who's responsible...awlright then?...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:40am MD:

Trouble...Went to the march and it made me very emotional. But then the next day...the way the the news played it down...Made me and my wife very angry...and the protesters on Wall St. getting arrested...The news loves to harp on them as "trouble makers"...I fear in my Heart we have become the United States of BP/Monsanto/Exxon...
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:42am Trouble:

you know it MD! fight the power, although this time the power is corporate funded
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:42am Dean:

Apropos of MD's comment above, this tidbit from Charles Pierce: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/Journalism_And_The_Ongoing_Disgrace
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:42am annie:

DCPAT!!!! so good to see you...long time, bro!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:43am t_J:

I reckon stupidity at max in a lot of these frats and specially private universities ..
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:43am marmalade kitty:

what was the march for or against?
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:44am Dean:

'twas a march for april and against february
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:44am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

I went to the march as well and was very excited to see such a large turnout, especially of young people. I am a die-hard cynic but it gives me hope to see young people caring and showing support. I almost wish there were more protests down on Wall Street to really shake things up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:44am annie:

trouble were you ever able to get help with art/bird books? (was that what it was you were seeking?)
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:45am d¢ pät:

@Dean, yucking it up again. Nice one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:46am Greg from Bloomfield:

@marmelade: peoplesclimate.org
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:46am annie:

and your show fits very well with house-painting, which is what's been keeping me fed and occupied of late. praise the all-powerful ipod touch!
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:46am marmalade kitty:

The people vs corporation
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:47am Greg from Bloomfield:

Silly Kitty, corporations ARE people!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:48am Sem Chumbo:

Big fan of the French language spins you pick, Trouble.Très apprécié ici.
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:49am marmalade kitty:

Greg, Hell naw!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:50am still b/p:

The picture perfect:
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:50am tikk:

Wow, there was a side to Dolly I never knew about. That was great.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:50am Sem Chumbo:

@GfB: agree w/ MK. A useful fiction, for corporations.
What next, instead of buying candidates they just vote themselves?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:52am sphere:

and since money is free speech, that means that the richer you are, the more votes you have. right?
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:52am steven harvey:

love this version...jammy...!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:53am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Dreamy Bob Marley cloud.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 10:53am Greg from Bloomfield:

I like Jon Stewart's take: If corporations are people, then they are all sociopaths.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 10:56am Sem Chumbo:

@GfC: agreed, and saw the humour in your first remark, too. :-)
  Tue. 9/23/14 10:58am Dean:

Remember John Lydon, then of Public Image, Ltd., on Tom Snyder's show way the heck back when? "We're not a band. We're a corporation!"
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:00am d¢ pät:

@Dean: I remember that. I just thought he and Keith were so freaking cool I would never be able to understand them...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:01am sugarwolf:

Even if you don't believe in climate change (which, ok, whatever) why is polluting less and using less resources a bad thing??
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:02am Fernando M P:

WFMU, the radio station that plays all the great brazilian music none radio station in Brazil would play.
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:02am Dean:

@d¢ pät
PiL was definitely cool.
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:03am marmalade kitty:

The people vs The climate
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:04am Dean:

That woods tune made me think of Three O'Clock's Sixteen Tambourines, not to mention The Birds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:05am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- enjoyed Lydon on this :
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:07am bobdoesthings:

mad crazy stupid expensive!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:07am t_J:

corps may be people but they are not voters they are rulers / and the earth and its people should pick with them constantly to overturn asap a lot of wrong proceedings involving revenue distribution and conscientious green production
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:08am Dean:

Lydon played Planxty?! That's wonderful. If only he'd also spun an entire symphony of Bruckner. That'd teach NPR!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:08am hip:

Hi T!
"La Plata" here was meaning 'money' after 'plata' meaning silver
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:08am t_J:

this because Gov seems to have difficult in imposing its will on them
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:12am doca:

Can you post a link to this, Trouble?
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:13am Kyle:

Hey Trouble - I like what you're saying up there on the soapbox!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:13am d¢ pät:

Henry Ford: "You can have any color car you want....as long as it's black."
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:13am still b/p:

Asses accumulating cashes.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:14am kwhitehead:

Trouble for President!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:14am d¢ pät:

Right on trouble. No tax-free, no more stupid "Redskins"
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:15am GeesyCreesy:

@Trouble- Chiming in to say that I also enjoy your Highway to Hell segments, as well as your play lists
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:15am Andrew Waterloo:

speaking of wages, was just reading this: www.thestar.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:16am Greg from Bloomfield:

Maybe the "Washington Noble Savages?"
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:16am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Great op-ed article called "The Vain and the Desparate" about modern politicians and how now it's impossible to have an honest one due to the nature of the non-stop news machine and never ending election season. www.nytimes.com...
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:16am Lulu:

this is awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:17am rsj:

word, ford thing works
check out buckminster fuller, he thought in the future, we will all produce nothing but consumption
assuming we're all wealthy owners of the mechanical means of production, which we are not all, lots of people just serve those people until jibo grows some
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:29am marmalade kitty:

Ford employed bullies to beat on the union workers
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:32am Trouble:

ouch, not good
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:33am βrian:

Ach, it looks as if I've missed today's oration. I'm sure it was pithy. We need more pith on the airwaves.
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:34am Dean:

Pith and vinegar
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:34am d¢ pät:

red-wing blackbirds
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:35am βrian:

Vinegar implies ferment!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:38am Webhamster Henry:

Winged Migration's director, Jacques Perrin, was also the Photographer/Reporter in Z, Maxence in "Les Desmoiselles de Rochefort" , etc! www.imdb.com...
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:39am bobdoesthings:

next thursday?
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:39am t_J:

it goes well on the WFMU day schedule i guess.. a bit of anti-capitalist nostalgia and class war
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:42am Patrick:

Hi Trouble! your talk of bringing birds into the class room reminded me of this piece by Nina... www.ninakatchadourian.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:45am Mike East:

groovy show, Trouble
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:47am shoethoep:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:48am Patrick:

also gotta love the Henry Ford Museum for documenting Henry Fords thuggery... www.thehenryford.org...
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:49am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Gotta get ready for my bird walk. Last week's highlights were a waxwing and a flicker. Will keep an eye out for oven birds and red-wing black birds!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:51am Trouble:

hey patrick! great ! thanks for reminding me about nina! she does tons of work about birds...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:52am Greg from Bloomfield:

How did I forget to tell Trouble's commenters about my Cape May trip?! Saw a red-winged blackbird, a gigantic hawk (relatively close up) and a couple of oystercatchers!
  Tue. 9/23/14 11:53am Dean:

Olivier Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux and research on bird songs are fun ways to explore birds.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:54am Trouble:

i LOVE oyster catchers!! that's great greg!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:55am Trouble:

yes dean, thank you!!ATTENTION! this saturday at paterson public library free jazz concert 2pm ted daniel does king oliver!!! PATERSON NJ
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:55am d¢ pät:

oystercatchers rule. also agree with Dean about Messiaen. Anything to do with Messiaen is fun...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 11:55am Greg from Bloomfield:

They're SO neat.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:55am d¢ pät:

see you later kids...gotta go look for tofu.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:55am βrian:

Ditto on the Messiaen.
The hawks are on the move in Wisconsin. They pass over, taking keen interest in the neighbor's chickens.
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 11:57am bobdoesthings:

@Trouble - recently picked up this Angel Olsen album due to your show, so thanks!
Avatar Tue. 9/23/14 12:00pm bobdoesthings:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 12:00pm Greg from Bloomfield:

Thanks, Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 9/23/14 12:07pm Patrick:

you're welcome trouble! i cant think of the artist, but there is also a piece that an artist tries to recreate bird call, a quick google search resulted in nothing. i did 'see' it at a show that Bob Nikas curated a few years ago, maybe if he is reading this he can weigh in... i
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