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Options November 7, 2014: Do It, Baby (plus Taylor Swift White Noise Remix Contest entries)
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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
The Miracles  Do It Baby   Options   Tamla  1974  45     
Buzzcocks  Noise Annoys   Options Singles Going Steady  IRS  1979  LP    0:02:27 ()
Boredoms  Noise Ram   Options Pop Tatari  Reprise  1993  CD    0:05:14 ()
Lexie Mountain Boys  Lullaby for the Dead in our Life   Options Sexy Fountain Noise  MountainMusic  2006  CD-R    0:05:45 ()
 
Taylor Swift  Track 3   Options     2014  MP3    0:13:40 ()
Brian Joseph Davis  Swift   Options     2014  MP3    0:13:52 ()
Brownout  Swifty   Options     2014  MP3    0:15:56 ()
Grandmaster PWCA  Whnoise (Remix)   Options     2014  MP3    0:23:18 ()
Jhh Löwengard  Taylorswifttrack3   Options     2014  MP3    0:23:51 ()
Jhh Löwengard  I Am Sitting in a Room Listening to Taylor Swift   Options     2014  MP3    0:26:06 ()
KLMBRNG  Track 3 (Threnody Remix)   Options     2014  MP3    0:28:26 ()
Nick Fraelich  Track 3 (Wet Cat Mix)   Options     2014  MP3    0:30:44 ()
Pelotron  I Live in Arizona   Options     2014  MP3    0:31:33 ()
Sick to the Back Teeth  89 Static   Options     2014  MP3    0:34:18 ()
Taylor Shift  The Stashu Remix   Options     2014  MP3    0:37:13 ()
The Kendal Mintcake  Track 3 (remix)   Options     2014  MP3    0:39:48 ()
Tom Shadd  Taylor Remix   Options     2014  MP3    0:48:51 ()
Weasel Walter  Teenage Taylor and the Swifts   Options     2014  MP3    0:53:04 ()
 
Noise  (dis)Sensus   Options Noise Plays Burtner  Innova  2013  CD  Composed by Matthew Burtner  1:00:18 ()
Ensemble Dal Niente  Without Words   Options Without Words  Carrier  2014  CD  Composed by Aaron Einbond  1:16:31 ()
Philip Thomas  For Pianist   Options Pianist: Pieces  Sub Rosa  2014  CD  Composed by Christian Wolff in 1959  1:38:23 ()
The Rolling Stones  In Another Land   Options Her Satanic Majesties Request  London  1967  LP    1:48:57 ()
 
ju sei / Utah Kawasaki  untitled   Options U as in Utah  Ftarri  2014  CD    1:58:05 ()
Moss  The Gate   Options Cthonic Rites  Aurora Borealis  2005  CD    2:13:13 ()
Volger Quartett / Marcelo Nisinman  St. Tango   Options Señor Tango  Jazzwerkstatt  2014  CD    2:44:01 ()
Petula Clark  The Show is Over   Options Beautiful Sounds: The Petula Clark Songbook  Castle  2014  CD    2:56:59 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:01pm Caryn:

Hello all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:02pm Cecile:

hiya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:03pm common:

kurt, caryn, cecile and all...hello.
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:06pm Sandy in Houston:

MMMMM
  Fri. 11/7/14 3:06pm Brendan:

kurt, caryn, cecile , common and all...hello.
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:07pm Sandy in Houston:

oooo Lexie Mountain Boys! my band played a show w/ them years ago. I liked them.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:08pm northguineahills:

Yeah, Lexie Mountain Boys are the tops!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:15pm Cecile:

that is the best Taylor Swift song I have ever heard.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:16pm V Priceless:

what Cecile said
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:18pm common:

what vp said
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:20pm still b/p:

It was a little like whalesong for a moment.

I think I can now name two Taylor Swift songs. For me now, the ratio of media TS references encountered to identifiable songs is 600 to 2.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:21pm V Priceless:

(who's secured their voivod tix?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:22pm Caryn:

Ooh, that's 3 Taylor Swift songs for me! So that's 600 to 3? Nice.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:23pm V Priceless:

Track 3 and no Song 2, that's for sure.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:24pm V Priceless:

ain't no - d'oh
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:26pm Caryn:

@VP: true, but as such, it's also not as likely to be used as the soundtrack of every frigging NHL "best moments from the game" montage ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:29pm Kat in Chicago:

I Am Sitting In An Office Stifling My Laughter
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:31pm V Priceless:

@ Caryn - indeed! Madness for sure! I would also like to wage war on that tired NFL theme which rips-off "Sleigh Ride"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:33pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hi everyone! thanks for tuning in for the taylor noise!
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:34pm still b/p:

Take-out at the OK Corral.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:37pm Caryn:

@VP: speaking of the NFL, the history of the Super Bowl half-time show is hilarious. George Burns once performed! Carol Channing has performed twice! The performing group with the most half-time shows under its belt? Up With People! Good grief, people!
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:39pm DJ Stashu:

Just logged on to hear this!
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:39pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Carol Channing would be the peak of everything. No point in continuing after that. Seriously.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:39pm Cecile:

I'd rather see up with People than Bruno Mars with guest star Anthony Kiedis
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:39pm Cecile:

staaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa-=shu.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:40pm Kurt Gottschalk:

just in time, stashu!
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:40pm DJ Stashu:

I know, how weird...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:41pm Kurt Gottschalk:

c'mon, you planned it...
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:41pm DJ Stashu:

Nope. I did not. But it seems that way.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:41pm glenn:

boogie chilluns.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:42pm still b/p:

Up With People and Lexie Mountain Boys!
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:43pm DJ Stashu:

Kurt all these remixes are good! Yum yum.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:44pm glenn:

i was thinking of cecile when i heard phil rudd was under arrest for trying to have two unnamed new zealanders killed. i thought it might be the flight of the conchords dudes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:44pm Kurt Gottschalk:

wooooohoooooooo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:45pm Cecile:

glenn, I was just thinking "Thank God it's something with kids again."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:45pm Caryn:

@Rev. TD: true, but if we'd stopped after Channing, there wouldn't have been a Prince half-time show, and Kurt would not be happy. Or Edward James Olmos narrating a half-time show about the "Tapestry of Nations". Or the Indiana Jones-themed half-time show. Come on, those last two sound like must-sees!

And if we'd stopped after the first Channing show, we wouldn't have gotten the second one, which was a tribute to Louis Armstrong with Ella Fitzgerald and Al Hirt. I just want to know what those 3 did...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:47pm Caryn:

And now I want some Kendal Mint Cake. Yum.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:47pm V Priceless:

if I won mega-millions, i'd pay off everyone in my path to ensure a super bowl halftime SLADE reunion!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:48pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I heard the NZ police changed their mind about Phil Rudd and have dropped the charges.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:48pm Kat in Chicago:

Taylor Techno
  Fri. 11/7/14 3:48pm Cin:

I would love to hear Marc Cohn's, "Walking In Memphis," if it's not too much trouble.
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:48pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Caryn: You may be right. To be fair I haven't watched a 'bowl since about 1978. Which makes me a disqualified misfit. ..
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:49pm glenn:

ummmm. just a guess, but wouldn't half the slade guys have to make like lazarus?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 3:49pm steve:

this has been pretty awesome so far
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:49pm V Priceless:

@glenn - nope, not yet, thank the godz
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:50pm Caryn:

I'd still love to see a Weird Al Yankovic half-time show.
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:50pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

come to think of it, i probably haven't seen any kind of NFL (entire game, that is) since about '78...
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:50pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

I'd tune in for a Survival Research Laboratories halftime show.
  Fri. 11/7/14 3:50pm Cin:

I want Kasabian for halftime.
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:51pm Sandy in Houston:

I like these remixes, I don't know that they keep the minimalist spirit of the original but I'm not sure I mind.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:51pm glenn:

i'm with the rev. i hate the n.f.l.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:51pm V Priceless:

I'd lobby for a pere ubu half time stint, or Devo, for that matter, would be...perfect!
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 3:51pm DJ Stashu:

@Cecile and frenz www.vulture.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:52pm Caryn:

Kraftwerk half-time show!
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:53pm V Priceless:

i'd get behind that, Caryn..or maybe..Shatner!
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:54pm rothwell:

SRL should be in the NFL
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:55pm glenn:

why does anybody actually give a flying fuck WHAT taylor swift thinks, says or does?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:55pm Caryn:

Maybe they should return to the themed half-time shows. "Pepsi presents: a salute to Breaking Bad!"
Or best of all "Pledging listeners present: a tribute to WFMU".
  Fri. 11/7/14 3:56pm Cin:

I care. We must support our young artists and the promise they offer for the future.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 3:57pm common:

good stuff
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:57pm glenn:

maybe if she was jonathan swift, i'd care.
  Fri. 11/7/14 3:58pm Cin:

What about a big David Blaine vs. Chris Angel Magic-Off? With Kreskin getting a lifetime achievement award.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 3:58pm Jan Fallada:

Gorgeous subliminal swift radio! Greetings from Belgium!
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:00pm V Priceless:

@ Cin - nice!

@glenn - though JS would appreciate the sarcasm involved here
Avatar    Fri. 11/7/14 4:01pm Sandy in Houston:

damn it I missed weasel's remix.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:02pm Caryn:

I'm not a huge Taylor Swift fan, but I salute her for having the business acumen from a young age to hang on to her song rights and actively manage how her music is distributed and marketed. Managing to make a living in music, do what you want, and also not have all your money stolen through bad business deals, shady managers etc. is a good thing, considering the long history of bands, singers and songwriters who are good at the music bit but don't understand the business side, and end up getting shafted as a result.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:03pm glenn:

another great thing about toronto. www.blogto.com...
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:04pm glenn:

or not, depending.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:07pm Caryn:

That reminds me, the local grocery store just introduced 3 new bacons, including a garlic bacon. I need to try that at some point.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:07pm Cecile:

I think we need another Tapestry of Nations half time show.
Actually made out of tapestry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:09pm steve:

noise makes everything better. noise heals all.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:09pm glenn:

garlic bacon? oh caryn, it's like when gomez hears morticia speaking french.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:11pm Cecile:

I just discovered that a kickass old-school organic bakery (lots of breads with sour starters) is delivering through Bite Squad here in Mpls. That is too tempting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:13pm Cecile:

"uh, bring me a loaf of sour rye, four croissants, some molasses pig cookies and a half gallon of milk. Oh, you want something, honey?"
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:13pm V Priceless:

bite squad = band name of the week
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:14pm Cecile:

if it's not trademarked.
They are my go-to when the cooking inspiration's up and gone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:17pm common:

currently having what i believe to be my last beer at this shit job. cheers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:18pm Cecile:

do you have another shit job lined up?
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:18pm still b/p:

Or at least another beer lined up?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:18pm Caryn:

@Cecile: I think an actual tapestry might make for a more appetising line-up than the original Tapestry of Nations line-up was.

These half-time info bits weird me out. I never realised the U2 half-time show was supposed to be a 9/11 tribute.
And George Burns starring in a half-time show that starts with "Ghost Riders in the Sky" and ends with "When You Wish Upon a Star"? Ooo-kay...
The Indiana Jones half-time show starred Miami Sound Machine, Tony Bennett and Patti Labelle? Whuh?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:19pm Cecile:

what sbp said.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:19pm Cecile:

A Weird Al half time show looks better and better.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:21pm still b/p:

Tapas Tree....mmmmmm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:21pm common:

not yet cecile. been lookin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:22pm common:

@bp: i do have another couple o beers lined up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:23pm Caryn:

Exactly, Cecile!

Or the WFMU half-time show. I'm imagining a shorter version of the Hoof & Mouth Symphonia, with some guest stars, like Yo La Tengo. And possibly a finale involving Ken floating away in a lawn chair tied to balloons.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:24pm Cecile:

any nibbles, common?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:26pm Caryn:

My mother-in-law got laid off last week, after 30 years at the same company. Ugh, recession. Keeping my fingers crossed for you, common!
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:27pm V Priceless:

FMU Jesus Christ Superstar musical...i'm not letting go of that one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:28pm Cecile:

Tyro Rex Supersaur would be better...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:28pm Cecile:

rewinn.blogspot.com...
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:29pm V Priceless:

hey common - good luck on the new job quest!

@ Cecile - right! I forgot about that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:29pm common:

thanks caryn! appreciate it. sucks about your mother-in-law. no nibbles yet, cecile. again, does anyone need an assistant? beer boy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:30pm Caryn:

@VP: let's make that into a half-time show! The NFL would love that: family-friendly theme, musical, supposedly panders to the religious right...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:30pm common:

and thanks vp!
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:33pm glenn:

do you female types know the toast?
the-toast.net
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:34pm V Priceless:

@ Caryn - 'supposedly' being the operative word!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:34pm Caryn:

@common: well, at least 30 years gets her a decent severance packet. I suggest if nothing else, that you swipe some stationery or something from your job as you go.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:35pm Cecile:

no, looks interesting
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:37pm rothwell:

is Ensemble Dal Niente quoting John Baldessari?
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:37pm glenn:

especially this stuff. - the-toast.net...
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:37pm rothwell:

among others?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:38pm Cecile:

oh! yes! Someone posted "women listening in art history" from there. Now I remember.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:38pm common:

i plan on it, caryn!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:39pm common:

happy weekending all...beeeeeeersies!!! and thanks for the kind words.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:40pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hey rothwell - there's no credit for the text on that track so ... maybe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:43pm Caryn:

@glenn: heh!

@common: any beersies you can swipe?
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:45pm rothwell:

thx for looking, Kurt! :) I actually remember now it was Douglas Huebler who said, "The world is full of objects, more or less interesting; I do not wish to add any more."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:46pm Kurt Gottschalk:

nice line, rwell.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:47pm rothwell:

Without Words is a great piece.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:47pm Caryn:

@VP: very much "supposedly"! I wonder if we could get John Lydon for the WFMU version, since the version he was signed up for got cancelled?
  Fri. 11/7/14 4:48pm Dean:

rothwell nailed it. From Einbond's Wordpress page: "Texts, fragments, translations, and paraphrases — from Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, Matsuo Basho, and Douglas Huebler among others — come together with field recordings, solar data, internet searches, found objects, and vocal and instrumental samples from the performers themselves in a work that could be described by a term borrowed from concrete poetry: verbivocovisual."
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 4:48pm V Priceless:

@Caryn - that would be a 'Rotten' head start
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 4:51pm Cecile:

this is a good pop-psych album but a terrible Rolling Stones album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:53pm rsj:

i love this album, I feel like I just awoke
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 4:53pm Caryn:

HER Satanic Majesties Request? Should I view that as a Freudian slip?
  Fri. 11/7/14 4:55pm Dean:

Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriott were on that Stones tune?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 5:00pm Kurt Gottschalk:

did i say 'his'? whoops
  Fri. 11/7/14 5:01pm Brendan:

The 'Zeppelin played here ' movie looks at whether they played at the Wheaton, Md youth center in front of 50 fans in 1969. The gym is pretty old and about to be torn down.
  Fri. 11/7/14 5:04pm Brendan:

Would have been there 1st US show and would have coincided with Nixon's inauguration.
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 5:08pm glenn:

in the "too stupid to live category" www.torontosun.com...
  Fri. 11/7/14 5:21pm Brendan:

This is excellent to sing whilst sitting on the bowl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 5:23pm Caryn:

@glenn: maybe she was going for the " so obvious and in your face that you ignore it" tactic?
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 5:32pm glenn:

oh, right. well, it didn't work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 5:34pm chris:

i like to imagine gif lady is singing the moss lyrics
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 5:34pm Kurt Gottschalk:

yeah, i'd think an "i hate crystal meth" shirt might work better.
  Fri. 11/7/14 5:35pm SeanG:

Now it's dark
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 5:35pm Kurt Gottschalk:

haah, yeah chris, that works nicely. (the it's a taylor swift gif, btw)
  Fri. 11/7/14 5:35pm Dean:

There's another Moss featuring Theo Bleckmann that sounds a little different than this one. http://www.amazon.com/Moss/dp/B0014DC0IC
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/7/14 5:38pm Kurt Gottschalk:

olivia block is also in a band called moss.
  Fri. 11/7/14 5:39pm Dean:

Of all of these incarnations of Moss, The Rolling Stones have gathered none!
Avatar Fri. 11/7/14 5:41pm Marcel M:

Hello hello
  Fri. 11/7/14 5:43pm Brendan:

You could get a i
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 5:47pm coelacanth:

I'm unwinding to the soothing sounds of Moss. I unfortunately missed the Taylor swift segment- i'm sure also bliss-inducing.
(i will certainly return to hear what my comrades had up their sleeves.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 5:49pm coelacanth:

...okay.the soothing sounds of this.
{we are experiencining technical difficulties.]
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 11/7/14 5:57pm chris:

Thanks, Kurt. Twas awesome.
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