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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
William Tyler  Country of Illusion   Options Impossible Truth  Merge  2013  CD      0:00:00 ()
dbh  Revelation Drift   Options Mood  Thread Recordings  2015  MP3    *   0:11:08 ()
Dean McPhee  Solar Crown   Options Fatima's Hand  Hoodfaire  2015  CD    *   0:15:35 ()
Özüm İtez  Sari Kantaron   Options Tyro  Inverted Spectrum  2015  MP3    *   0:21:37 ()
Bryce Dessner/Sō Percussion  Music for Wood & Strings: Section 5   Options Music for Wood & Strings  Brassland  2015  CD    *   0:27:12 ()
 
Serter Bagcan  Nalina da Vur Mihina Da   Options Psych Funk A' La Turkish  Turk-a-Disk  2012  LP  From 1986; thanks to Liz B.!    0:42:42 ()
Kamuran Akkor  Kim Ne Derse Desin   Options Kamuran Akkor  Pharaway Sounds  2015  CD    *   0:45:26 ()
NATO  Je T'Apprendrai a Faire L'Amour   Options Wizzz! Volume 3: French Psychodrama 1967-1970  Born Bad  2015  LP  From 1970  *   0:49:01 ()
Reverberi  Improvviso Fantasia op. 66   Options Timer  Pausa  1976  LP      0:51:40 ()
Dobie  Stan Lee Was a Friend of Mine   Options We Will Not Harm You  Big Dada  2013  CD      1:00:26 ()
Silver Apples  I Have Known Love   Options Contact  MCA  1997  CD  From 1969    1:04:57 ()
Damaged Bug  The Mirror   Options Cold Hot Plumbs  Castle Face  2015  CD    *   1:08:22 ()
Moggi  Danza Galattica   Options Tra Scienza e Fantascienza  We Release Whatever the Fuck We Want  2015  LP  From 1980  *   1:11:25 ()
Mort Garson  Plantasia   Options Mother Earth's Plantasia  Fifth Dimension  2015  CD  From 1976: "warm earth music for plants and the people who love them"  *   1:15:21 ()
Karl Peinkofer Percussion Ensemble  Vier Stucke fur Xylophon 1   Options Orff-Schulwerk, Volume One: Musica Poetica  Celestial Harmonies  1995  CD      1:18:41 ()
Death by Chocolate  A, B & C   Options Death by Chocolate  Jet Set  2001  CD      1:21:42 ()
The Sesame Street Beetles  Letter B   Options Born to Add  Sesame Street  1983  LP      1:26:41 ()
 
 
Single File: a half-hour or so of small records with big holes
Denise LaSalle  Man Sized Job   Options single  Westbound  1972  45      1:35:24 ()
Racey  Lay Your Love on Me   Options single  Infinity  1978  45      1:37:51 ()
The Arbors  Lovin' Tonight (Maybe Tonight)   Options single  Date  1969  45      1:41:07 ()
The Fleetwoods  They Tell Me It's Summer   Options single  Dolton  1962  45      1:44:19 ()
Poly Styrene  Talk in Toytown   Options single  United Artists  1980  45      1:46:43 ()
Ernest Tubb  A Good Year for the Wine   Options single  Decca  1970  45      1:50:08 ()
McKendree Spring  Down by the River   Options single  Decca  1972  45      1:52:42 ()
Four Seasons  Who Loves You   Options single  Warner Bros.  1975  45  "Disco Version"    1:58:32 ()
 
Sonny Knight and the Lakers  Get Up and Dance   Options Do It Live  Secret Stash  2015  CD    *   2:13:28 ()
The Minors  Funky Fingers   Options Richard Marks: Never Satisfied  Now-Again  2015  CD  From 1969  *   2:18:50 ()
Richard Marks  Pretty Woman Pass On By   Options Richard Marks: Never Satisfied  Now-Again  2015  CD  From 1975  *   2:20:59 ()
Donnell Pitman  Burning Up   Options single  The Numero Group  2014  45      2:24:00 ()
Kevin Dunn  Burning Love '81   Options Tanzfeld  Press  1985  LP  From 1981    2:28:21 ()
B.O.F. Brigade Mondaine I  Striptease   Options The Best of Cerrone Productions  Because Music  2014  CD  From 1978    2:31:15 ()
DEVO  Girl U Want   Options Freedom of Choice  Warner Bros.  1980  LP      2:34:27 ()
Arthur Russell  Corn   Options Corn  Audika  2015  CD  1982-3  *   2:37:22 ()
Prinzhorn Dance School  Clean   Options Home Economics  DFA  2015  CD    *   2:39:56 ()
Jimi Tenor & Umo  Blue Ural   Options Mysterium Magnum  Herakles  2015  CD    *   2:43:42 ()
Morphine  The Other Side   Options Good  Accurate/Distortion  1992  CD      2:48:47 ()
Mamie Perry  I'm Hurted   Options Ain't Gonna Hush: The Queens of Rhythm & Blues  Fantastic Voyage  2015  CD  From 1958  *   2:52:37 ()
Dan Penn  Hurt Me, I Don't Cry   Options   No Label  ?  MP3  undated demo    2:55:15 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 6/25/15 9:03am P-90:

Yip yip yip yip yip
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:04am annie:

hi, for some reason my username and PW failed.. hhmm. anyway.. that opeing bit always gives the chuckles!!! morning joe!
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:04am ?:

Hi Joe, looking forward to the show!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:05am Claw!:

Good morning, Joe! Happy Thursday. (◠‿◠)

Yo, good people!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:05am Cheri Pi:

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  Thu. 6/25/15 9:05am Cooh John:

Nice to be hear at the start of the show, Joe
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:05am P-90:

...boing!
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:06am ?:

Someone help thaw my brain freeze: last schedule who was the DJ on before Bryce on fridays?
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 9:06am V Priceless:

Mornin' Mr. Joe and citizens!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:07am Cheri Pi:

Chris M?
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:08am ?:

Cheri, no not CM...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:08am fred:

@?: Thomas Storck
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:08am Joe McG:

Hello, all my happy friends. @?: It was Thomas of Dangerous for the Brain fame.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:08am annie:

ok, i'm in now
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:09am Ken From Hyde Park:

@? - www.wfmu.org... Thomas Storck was the late morning DJ.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:09am Joe McG:

Hi, Annie! Hope you enjoy the program today.
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:09am ?:

Yes, fred and joe: Thomas. Thanks! That was driving me nuts, looking through the archives... Does he currently have a show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:09am thedunkel:

Good Morning Joe! Good Morning Fellow McGaskoites!
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:10am Daniel:

Oooh, the Tyler is dreamy.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:10am Joe McG:

@?: He took the summer off for work stuff. I'm sure he'll return in the future!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 9:10am Roberto:

Rockin' it mellow this morning. Nice.
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:11am ?:

Thanks joe, good to know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:11am Cheri Pi:

Oh taht's right, Our brains won't be in danger this Summer
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:13am Joe McG:

@Roberto: Yes, we're easing in this morning to keep our brains out of danger so early. Hi, CP!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:14am annie:

just followed you on twitter, joe, now get typing, yo! using my alias, btw
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:15am Mayuko:

Ohayo Joe. This music is pretty good to start a day with.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 9:15am Rev. Turnip Druid:

who has carrot cake?
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:15am Joe McG:

@annie: Ha ha! I haven't twitted in quite awhile. I have to get twitting. @Mayuko: Mellow in, mellow out! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:16am annie:

your last twit was july of last year, it seems. happy anniversary!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:17am annie:

oooh, carrot cake.. i have the best CC baker ever. he's making two for my birthday in a couple weeks..this cake is so moist and fluid!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:17am Joe McG:

@annie: Ha! The world is waiting for my next Twit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:17am annie:

:D
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:19am fred:

@RTD: Did you see the kickstarter for the film about a Magma tour in China? In case you launch a side project, one of the perks is having Vander give you a Kobaïan name.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:20am Claw!:

I just joined the twitmaker last week myself! Getting the hang of it, slowly but surely...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:21am sphere:

hi all. this Dean McPhee is gorgeous!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:21am Joe McG:

@Claw!: I will have to follow your twits.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:23am Claw!:

Joe, we shall go Twit for Twa...

Twit. Twit for twit. Yep.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:24am Joe McG:

@Claw!: I don't know if I can out-Twit you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:24am bobdoesthings:

good morning
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:24am Joe McG:

@fred: What's your Kobaian handle?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:26am bobdoesthings:

en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:27am Claw!:

It's not a competition, Joe! It's an avenue for witty banter. We shall bant together.
BANT BANT BANT

Digging this chill vibe, btw. I hope you have some disco for me later... ;-)
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:28am bpdun88:

Forgive the interruption, but I'm digging this Ozum Itez
  Thu. 6/25/15 9:29am Brendan:

Sweet sounds Mr Joe. I'm totally getting with the program!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:30am fred:

@Joe: I don't have one, it's too expensive. Actually I don't even like Magma that much, but I know the director of that film
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:30am Joe McG:

@Claw!: I had put aside a Stephanie Mills and an AKB 12" for that purpose, but I, uh....forgot 'em! :( :(
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:31am Joe McG:

@bp: No way to interrupt this program! Glad you dug it. Hey, Brendan!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:33am Claw!:

*sigh*
Oh, Joe. Joey, Joey, Joe.
<<shakes fist>>

Oh, who am I kidding? I can't get mad at you.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 9:34am Rev. Turnip Druid:

@fred 9:19 -- HA, that's amazing. And hilarious. IT MUST a naming ceremony high atop a rocky mountain against a blood-red sky, with Kobaian choirs and swords and cannons and eagles of terrible grace....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:36am fred:

@RTD: I'm afraid that's not included, but instead you can also get a cooking lesson with Christian Vander: www.kickstarter.com...
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:37am TellsTogo:

Add crank calling and I'm in.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 9:37am Roberto:

I look forward to the farts.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:39am Claw!:

@Roberto - Don't we all?? ◔‿◔
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:40am Ken From Hyde Park:

Those zoo-type shows always have some buffoon with insipid laughter that thinks every syllable out of the host is just so funny. Yarf!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:40am Michael Shelley:

If you do the Zoo - you also need a female that says things like "oh, that's horrible" & "you guys are so outrageous!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:40am Polyus:

Morning Rampage with Booger and The Moose. The part of The Moose to be played by Andy Breckman.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:42am Greg from Bloomfield:

Morning, Joe & all! <toilet flush>
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:42am Claw!:

Ooh! Turkish funk! Play it, Joe! Play it!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:43am Joe McG:

@Michael: Totally right!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:48am Claw!:

<<bobs rhythmically in chair>>
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:49am Brian in UK:

Hey Joe.
No carrot cake, just had a coconut, pineapple & lime lolly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:52am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...finished off 'Mexican' Mac & Chee from local co-op : it had cumin. Yummy!
Kewl set happening...
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:52am Claw!:

I like this already
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:53am Brian in UK:

Talking Turkish. It is a year since Selim Sesler passed away.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:54am Joe McG:

@Brian: Time do fly in the most unappealing way.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 9:55am V Priceless:

Let there be clavinet!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:56am mauri:

rhubarberi
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 9:58am Joe McG:

@mauri: It's like that Dana Carvey song: Chopin Rhuberi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:58am Brian in UK:

mauri my wife just made a lovely rhubarb & vanilla jam .
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 9:59am coelacanth:

olá Joe and Noisettes
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 9:59am Brian in UK:

mauri, how are you doing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:00am Brian in UK:

At the end of July there will be a Leap second to adjust time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:00am fleep:

Greetings, Joe and aerobes.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:01am Claw!:

omg, Joe, I started up a sing-a-long of "Choppin Broccoli" at work the other day! Love it!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:01am Claw!:

FISH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:02am Brian in UK:

Sorry end of June we will add one second to the atomic clocks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:02am mauri:

the romance of this song is just too much. italians in afros on a boat shining and somehow rhubarbs are there.

Brian I'm doing good. exhausted from work and running. I'm trying to get a ride to a statuepark where I have a soundman gig.
How are you Brain?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:04am Brian in UK:

I am busy, lots of vegetable weeding to do. There is very little rain here so the ground needs much watering. Not enough time to ride my motorcycle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:05am bobdoesthings:

silverappless!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:05am coelacanth:

hey there Bear!!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:06am Mayuko:

Ah! Isn't Silver Apples playing in NYC soon? Or is it already over??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:07am coelacanth:

my life will be one second out of time with most of the world, starting in july.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:07am Joe McG:

@Mayuko: Really? I thought Simeon was retired now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:08am coelacanth:

...and his partner died,no?
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:08am Mayuko:

I was surprised too, Joe.
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:09am Brendan:

@Brian 'We interrupt your regularly scheduled life to add 1 second'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:09am mauri:

MC Hell's Vegetables. I planted some kale. Looks like we get a fair amount of millberries this summer too. jee!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:10am SeanG:

this damaged bug stuff is killer
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:10am Brendan:

Or 'Hey, got a second?' ...'Sure here ya go'
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:11am coelacanth:

the verse sounds like "lady godiva's operation".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:12am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...in four years, do they add a 2nd second?...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:14am fleep:

Planet is slowing down due to wind resistance from billboards and Arby's signs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:15am Brian in UK:

I think the last add-on was in 2012. I'm off, I have no time for this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:15am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& - Donald Trump.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:15am coelacanth:

...but that's balanced out by the absence of trees.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:15am Malcolm:

hello all. what does wfmu stand for?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:16am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...so - it's the 2nd 2nd second.
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:16am katy:

dog cow
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:16am Joe McG:

@Malcolm: Freedom!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:16am coelacanth:

free-form radio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:16am melinda:

Plantasia!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:16am Brian in UK:

'Now the moment of great decision,
The doctor makes his first incision'
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:17am Brendan:

If i recall its because the Earth is slowing in its rotation .. And all that 'mean solar day' length stuff. Its fine with me .. this crazy world needs to slow down anyway .. anyway... Who wants some lemonade... Hey you kids get off my lawn
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:17am Brian in UK:

It was the most recent one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:20am Greg from Bloomfield:

Reminds me of the "True Romance" soundtrack.
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:21am Brendan:

Sounds like Enya's gonna start singing
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:21am Ken From Hyde Park:

Once the moon spirals away, we won't have to add leap seconds anymore. I'm going to miss that moon someday.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:22am TellsTogo:

@Brendan You're right, but that also means that the Moon will keep moving further and further away. So wanting more time is wanting less romance...
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:23am timurf:

death by chocolate!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:23am Claw!:

So, Fish - you likely won't catch me on the boards later unless I get drunk and pop in. We are sending off a dear friend and colleague from the shop tonight by making a group excursion to Prince George's County's finest all-nude establishment. I have a nice stack of $2 bills handy. Shit's about to get stupid! ┌( ◉‿◉)┘
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:24am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Good lord -- a nudie establishment in PG... I'd be a-skeer'd.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:25am Claw!:

Rev, it's aaalll good. It ain't our first rodeo at this spot. ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:26am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The tilt of our orbital axis that creates the fixed Seasons is kept steady by our ☽Moon. This isn't true for ♂Mars...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:27am Brian in UK:

Here's Adolf Hitler on vibes.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:28am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Claw!: My time in th'county was mid-late 1970s, so I still picture it being all skinny white junkies with feathered hair & Lynrd Skynrd (sp?) t-shirts with marlboro packs rolled into a sleeve. Although now there's a certain "charm" in that... maybe...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:28am Ken From Hyde Park:

@Claw! - Sounds like a good chance to gain some followers if you send Twit-pics tonight.
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:28am blee:

Letter B! I love that skit.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:29am Claw!:

@Cken - Hah! I'm about to post a pic of my stack of $2s. ;)
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:29am βrian:

I'm still in beta, myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:29am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...yes - the Fabs took it down...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:29am Michele:

Hey everyone!!! Hi Joe! Got here late and missed the Silver Apples song which I love!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:30am V Priceless:

is this Innes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:30am MD:

I want to hear this song in the style of the Ramones or DK's!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:30am bobdoesthings:

funny, my mother is a B word
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:30am a listener:

I'm willing to bet Macca got his grubby mits on the royalties for this.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:30am Claw!:

Holy shit! I used to have an old Sesame Street VHS with this song on it! it also had "Around the Clock" and a couple others. Haven't heard this in YEARS. Thanks, Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:30am MD:

Now I wanna say letter B!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:31am fleep:

$2 bills ... because $1's look cheap and $5's blow the budget too quickly...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:31am MD:

Now I want all the letters to BE!!!
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:31am jointhee:

did he just accuse Liverpudlians of stealing ? terrible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:32am MD:

All the kids say letter B!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:32am coelacanth:

Bear! sometimes we just have to buckle down and bear!(bare!) our responsibilities. if you have to go to a nudey bar there's no way around it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:32am MD:

All the kids they wanna BE!!!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:32am Claw!:

@Rev - Ah, I understand. Well, I can't say I've seen much of that the last few times I've been. Progress?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:34am coelacanth:

doesn't sound crazy!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:34am V Priceless:

is that Stan Lee the guitarist or the Marvel guy?
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:37am PKNY:

Good TZAG, Joe and everybody! This Denise LaSalle *had* to come out after "Respect Yourself", right? Lots of similarities in groove and lyrics...
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:37am Claw!:

Hah, Fish. Yes... they are absolutely *dragging* me there. Kicking and screaming. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:38am Claw!:

Killer cut, Joe!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:40am Joe McG:

@PKNY: Hmm, you may be right! I wish I had that single, Stax used to print the month and year on 'em!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:42am Rev. Turnip Druid:

[most of the above insensitive stereotyping is based on observations @ Laurel's main-street festival, circa 1978]
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:43am Claw!:

Jeez, Rev. Way to make broad, sweeping generalizations...
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:44am jointhee:

RACEY YES
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:44am Chapel Hillian:

Is this Lettermen-lite?
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:45am jointhee:

quality of the programming has escalated since the introduction of the 7" bin.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:47am Joe McG:

@Chapel: Yes, except they're singing about BAD things! @jointhee: Maybe when I croak I can donate my 45 collection to WFMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:47am coelacanth:

Rev., parts of nj were the same scene back in the day.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:48am Joe McG:

Hi, Michele! (Very late....)
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:49am a listener:

Poly! So sad...
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:49am Rev. Turnip Druid:

heh, coelacanth: Naturally, i was one of them (minus the cigarettes)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:49am Kurt Gottschalk:

hey, i have this poly s 7"!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:50am Claw!:

Rev, is your hair still feathered? Because if it is, I like you even more.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:50am Joe McG:

Hi, Kurt!!
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:51am jointhee:

gold after gold after gold right now
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:51am V Priceless:

yo KG
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 10:52am Claw!:

What a great song
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:53am Kurt Gottschalk:

heya veep
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:53am sphere:

I think late-era Ernest Tubb is underrated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:53am coelacanth:

Rev,i straddled several lines as a teen. i was accepted by that crew because of my long hair, but i quietly loathed 'skynard and the outlaws,etc.!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:54am PKNY:

Woah, some epic strings on this version of "Down by the River"!
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:54am a listener:

these 7"'s are always brilliant. Always.
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:54am P-90:

Hi DJ Joe McG and everyone. Fine show this morning.
@Claw!: Looking forward to your twits!
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:55am Will:

Mellotron alert!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:55am fleep:

A half-hour of bummers in a row...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 10:55am coelacanth:

then when punk rock hit the sides were chosen!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:55am Michele:

Single File so good today Joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 10:55am bobdoesthings:

oh hey.. comments board.. My amp died on me last night.. after over a decade of service. Anyone got any recommendations on a good small (1x12") tube combo?
  Thu. 6/25/15 10:56am Chapel Hillian:

OMG, the first band I ever saw in concert, opener for John B. Sebastian circa 1973. They never amounted to much
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 10:56am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Claw: if i stopped hacking it off all the time, it would naturally be the total '70s middle-part swinger look, but with more self-loathing.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:00am P-90:

@bobdoes: there are a plethora of options. How loud? A small gigging amp, or mainly for practica and recording? Fender-, Vox-, or Marshall- style? Or other? What was the original amp, were you happy with sound/performance? Are you sure you don't want to just fix that one?
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:00am Rev. Turnip Druid:

HOLY CRAP, speaking of that time period, this FOUR SEASONS "disco version" was one of the first records I bought with my own money. Good grief.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:00am Brendan:

Laurel had an xrated drive in movie theater off rte 1 well into the 1980s it was semi visible to ( ahem) non paying customers under a certain age who were willing to drive an old car full of likeminded 'interested' cinema goers of the teenage persuasion into a precarious situation requiring a four wheel drive mentality and a can do attitude
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:00am Greg from Bloomfield:

Had no idea this was the Four Seasons—it makes me hate them slightly less!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:01am Rev. Turnip Druid:

...because of this instrumental bit...
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:01am V Priceless:

this just in: Trump calls Young a "total hypocrite"

@bobdoes - explore the Vox line...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:02am Ken From Hyde Park:

Merry Half Christmas!
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:02am a listener:

I'm starting to think this board consists of extras from Dazed and Confused today...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:03am coelacanth:

trump=free entertainment.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:03am Rev. Turnip Druid:

@Brendan: yep, that drive-in was one of the Sidney Lust's franchise (the name made it infinitely better) ... quite the local landmark for a bit there.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:03am V Priceless:

@ Ken FHP: Happy HOT SUMMER! : )
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:03am Tome:

the italian / irish wedding version ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:04am bobdoesthings:

@p-90.. oh yeah.. just realized how loaded this question is.. I got a lot to consider.. and nahh.. sorta wanted it to die.. It use to make a loud hum and if I punched the top like the fonz it would stop and work fine.. well I fonz'd it for the last time last night.. a LOUD low hum, a bright flash of light/sparks in the ventilation area and all the lights dimmed and died.. and I jsut stared blankly and sadly..
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:04am Claw!:

This version kicks ass
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:04am Brendan:

Telly Savalas ever cover this song?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:05am bobdoesthings:

but now I get to research amps and go amp shopping!!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:05am PKNY:

This a *really* long take of "Who Loves You" for a 45...what's the running time? Was this before they started releasing disco records on 12 inch, hence the 45 version?
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:05am βrian:

Update: Health care survives GOP court challenge."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:05am coelacanth:

Brendan that would be incredible!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:06am V Priceless:

what Fish said!
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:07am Velvet Frog:

@bobdoesthings Gear questions are always loaded and opinions so often make it worse. So here's my opinions. It somehow seems pedestrian, but I swear by my Blues Jr. Nice clean sound with a pretty broad sonic range. I'm mostly a rhythm player.I've got a friend who made miraculous sounds out of a Vox ACT4TV. it's a 1x10 He's a more aggressive player than me and it worked perfectly for him. More mid-range than the fender.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:09am Ken From Hyde Park:

Years ago, I caught a band in Miami Beach that also used a violin on that.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:09am Claw!:

Ew, fuck Randy Newman.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:10am P-90:

@bobdoes: what make/model was it? there are some great bang-for-buck budget 12' amps these days, if you really want to do it right there is also a brisk trade in used "boutique" amps built by hand in small shops.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:10am bobdoesthings:

@velvet -ahh thanks. i think I was looking at that vox last night.. gotta narrow down to a few and go out and play a bunch of them to really figure it out
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:10am Brendan:

@bob. Look for one that has an 11 volume setting.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:10am V Priceless:

Yay Hugh!!
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:10am a listener:

Poly's last release was in 2011. The year she died. Got quite a bit of play on BBC6Music, I seem to remember.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:11am bobdoesthings:

@p-90 - the amp I had was alright.. but I want more.. It was a marshall valvestate 2000 avt50.. I think one of those "half tube/half solid" amps..?
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:11am Claw!:

@Brendan - That is very sound advice.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:13am Claw!:

Joe, did you just say DISCO????
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:14am BriJet:

Good morning Joe McG! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:14am Polyus:

Oh yeah, local boy Sonny Knight!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:14am Joe McG:

@Claw!: somebody said that, wasn't me! @BriJet: Good morning to YOU!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:14am Claw!:

This will work! Uptempo, all the way.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:14am PKNY:

Props to Sonny Knight to giving the drummer a whole *lot* on this!
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:16am Brendan:

Not entirely fond of the valvestate amp sounds flat/ boxy even with reverb up... Not a natural sounding reverb .
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:16am listener monica:

jeez that down by the river was so much better than neil's.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:17am P-90:

@bob: Oh, you can do much better than that!!!
Like you say, just as well, it's a chance to trade up to something much better. I suggest you start by looking at the wide field of 15-30 watt "Vox-style" amps that are available, there are even a number of the that switch from 15 or even 8-10 watts up to 30. Great for getting big all-tube tone at low volumes. Do look around for what's for sale "used", too.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:18am Brendan:

Joe - git down with your bad self
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:18am P-90:

@bob: there's also a zillion small "Fender-style" amps.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:20am coelacanth:

hey,P-90,any suggestions on brands for those "vox style" amps?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:21am bobdoesthings:

@p-90 , yeah for sure.. I got some exploration to do for sure! Thanks for all the help.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:22am Eric:

OMG these last 2 tracks, some of the funkiest music I've ever heard!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:23am Cecile:

this is a nice rip of "Piece of my Heart"
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:24am Joe McG:

@Eric: This new Richard Marks anthology is my RECORD OF THE WEEK! Great stuff.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:25am V Priceless:

@ Fish - yeah, Vox!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:25am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Vox for the aggressive guitarist? Interesting.
I've recently become acquainted w/ the Marshall valvestate - & understand these estimations you give...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:26am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...despite life-long dreams of Marshall-dom...yerknow...
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:27am V Priceless:

hear lotsa good stuff about Orange, too, but no first-hand experience.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:28am Brendan:

@bob - its also good to verify that your dealing with good salespeople who wont fly off the handle. A good test is walk into the establishment early - when then unlock the door--go directly to the largest nastiest looking amp and turn it to 10 and really explore the sound space.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:28am coelacanth:

yeah V that's what a google search is trying to tell me!...but keep in mind that i'm really a soundscape person and probably shouldn't spend too much money on something a skilled guitarist would make good use of!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:28am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ooh - Orange - beloved of Stoner Metallers. Different sizes?
Wish Marcel M in on this amp chat maybe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:30am Cecile:

I appreciate the idea of this cover, but I don't feel it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:31am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sounds like Steve Martin - which appeals to me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:32am Lewis:

Yeah Steve Martin backed by Devo...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:32am A Better Me:

Yes. I came to the playlist the see if it was Steve Martin
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:32am V Priceless:

@ Fish - tiny Vox tube amp - great if you don't need big power, plus it looks cool: www.voxamps.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:34am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Looks class - but 4 Watts won't get far w/ a drummer...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:35am common:

joe great people good thursday
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:35am Mike East:

Orange are sweet...way too expensive though. Fender Hotrod Deluxe 1x12 is a nice little amp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:35am Cecile:

YES. Where's DCP?
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:35am SeanG:

DEVO
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:35am Claw!:

YAAAAASSSSSSSSSSSSSS
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:35am Greg from Bloomfield:

Morning, common!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:35am V Priceless:

nope, Rev - strictly practice, home studio app

hey common!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:37am common:

greg, vp
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:37am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Large yay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:37am Cecile:

that would be a great facebook status: "sending out an aroma of undefined love"
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:37am Greg from Bloomfield:

DEVO. Flawless victory.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:37am frenchee:

looks like I tuned in a just the right moment....the DEVO moment.
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:38am V Priceless:

ha
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:39am coelacanth:

V -ha! i was just looking at the ac4. it may be perfect for me. (since the only drummer i'm playing with cannot play drums simultaneously!)
...i just want a different sound to compliment the small "Mars all" bass amp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:39am bobdoesthings:

@brendan - it's also helpful to play the most loud, dissonant, and angressive riffs I know too right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:39am Cecile:

I think Arthur Russell faked his own death, because there is a new CD almost every month by him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:40am Cecile:

I say this with all due respect. He's more prolific than most living artists.
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:40am Joe McG:

@Cecile: Eventually they'll run out of archives, but it's nice that they keep finding worthwhile material.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:41am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Everybody's got a Fender amp. Because reasonable & not bad. Interesting these amps that switch Wattage depending on whether practice or noise competition mode...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:41am Cecile:

it's very true, Joe!
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:42am P-90:

@amp shoppers:
there's a lot of articles/webpages like these, you can read a bunch of them toget a sense of what's out there. BUT you gotta play through the amp yourself of course, before you buy. Again, it really pays to see what's used in your area.

http://middle8reviews.com/top-12-low-watt-tube-amps-500/

http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Champions_of_Chime_The_EL84_Roundup

http://www.guitarplayer.com/amplifiers/1017/roundup-nine-1x12-combo-amps/23818
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:43am bobdoesthings:

@p-90 - nice, thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:43am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah Thx P-90.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:45am Brendan:

@bob depends on the sales associate . You can ask if the like decaf or regular, that should give you a feel for the soundscape you are going for.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:46am Brendan:

Because they wont be needing the coffee
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:48am common:

i want an orange hey this sounds like the columbo episode i saw last eve great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:49am coelacanth:

it's time to get out. those weeds wont wack themselves!
Thanks Joe! Thanks for amp discussion!
have fun tonight Bear!!
later on animals.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:50am bpdun88:

Morphine!!!!!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:50am V Priceless:

god, I miss these guys..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:50am Mike East:

we're gonna have to subrent a couple orange amps in a week or so and I'm hoping my availability to jam in the studio overlaps with when they are in house.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:51am frenchee:

@bpdun88: zackly what I exclaimed....oh hai @V Priceless
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:51am V Priceless:

catch you later, Fish
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:54am JakeGould:

“I’m Hurted” is the wrong type of grammar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:55am Greg from Bloomfield:

@Jake: I would argue that it is right, and everybody else is wrong.
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:56am Brendan:

Love the silent movie piano tone
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:56am Joe McG:

Thanks for keeping me company this morning, folks! Have a great weekend and see you next time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:56am Cecile:

one of the great things of my life was seeing Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham opening for Nick Lowe
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:56am bobdoesthings:

thanks joe!!!
Avatar    Thu. 6/25/15 11:56am V Priceless:

swell show, Joe! Thanx!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 11:57am Greg from Bloomfield:

Likewise, Joe!
  Thu. 6/25/15 11:57am Brendan:

We love Joe! Yeah!!!!
Avatar Thu. 6/25/15 11:57am Claw!:

Great show, Joe, thanks!
Catch you on the Twit Machine?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/25/15 11:59am Cecile:

wasn't Jimi Tenor a drum and bass guy for a while?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/25/15 12:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Six more months and we get our presents! See you next week!
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