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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
terry riley  B1 into A1 into B2 into A2   Options persian surgery dervishes  shandar  1972  LP    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
moritz von oswald trio  sounding lines / 5   Options sounding lines  honest jons  2015  LP    0:57:24 (Pop‑up)
rabih abou-khalil  gaval dance   Options nafas  ecm  1988  LP    1:16:11 (Pop‑up)
sk kakraba  darkuor   Options yonye  travel and see  2015  LP    1:18:44 (Pop‑up)
eliane radigue  air   Options jouet electronique/elemental 1  alga marghen  2010  LP    1:24:08 (Pop‑up)
john surman karin krog pierre favre  seaside postcard 1951   Options such winters of memory  ecm  1983  LP    1:28:10 (Pop‑up)
bobby few  few's blues   Options more or less few  center of the world  1973  LP    1:33:27 (Pop‑up)
pat patrick and the baritone saxophone retinue  sabia   Options sound advice  art yard  2015  CD    1:38:36 (Pop‑up)
jemeel moondoc quartet muntu  konstanze's dance   Options the athens concert  praxis  1982  LP    1:55:57 (Pop‑up)
thurston moore & nels cline  where the hell is tommy hall?   Options in-store at rhino westwood  WDTCHC/Yod  1996  CD  The Thurston Moore Band, here at WFMU's Monty Hall tomorrow night  2:13:12 (Pop‑up)
lou barlow  moving   Options brace the wave  joyful noise  2015  CD    2:20:32 (Pop‑up)
john renbourn  train tune   Options the attic tapes  riverboat    LP    2:25:07 (Pop‑up)
zachary cale  low light serendade   Options duskland  no quarter  2015  LP    2:27:03 (Pop‑up)
pig rider  elephants over dingo rock   Options the robinson scratch theory  guersen  198?/2015  CD    2:34:17 (Pop‑up)
steve miro & the eyes  shadow screen   Options rude intrusions  object music  1980  LP    2:38:04 (Pop‑up)
dan melchior & russell walker  new slob kitchen   Options in durham  kill shaman  2015  LP    2:43:31 (Pop‑up)
mike krol  neighborhood watch   Options turkey  merge  2015  LP    2:46:30 (Pop‑up)
lame drivers  slow detective   Options chosen era (forthcoming)  bleeding gold  2015  LP    2:47:42 (Pop‑up)
able tasmans  i see now where   Options a cuppa tea and a lie down  captured nun  1986/2015  LP    2:51:25 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 6:08am George of Troy:

It's like a Riley retrospective these past few weeks . . . Not that I'm complaining.

Good morning!
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 6:14am pierre:

Bonjour John
I sense a pattern with those Terry Riley starters
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/16/15 6:15am jamesie:

headphones on in 1971 tripping happy days
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 6:21am John Allen:

good morning all. yes we are under a very slow moving terry riley countdown.
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 6:23am pierre:

that is very pleasant
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 6:36am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Morning JA. You could play three hours of Riley every week and I wouldn't complain.
@jamesie Must have been tripping pretty hard, as this came out in '72 : )
  Wed. 9/16/15 7:02am Óskar:

Off-topic question: What is the name of the Middle Eastern sounding song that I hear every day before the webcast starts?
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 7:09am the Canterbury wood-elf:

@Óskar That's Nachum Segal's intro music for his "JM in the AM".
You might be able to find out here: jmintheam.org
  Wed. 9/16/15 7:12am Óskar:

Thanks wood-elf. At least I know now it's Jewish. The investigation continues...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 7:16am Īke:

Hi folks. Hi @Óskar, I think that's Israel's national anthem or something like that? It's quite rousing, pretty much the only good music they play though IMHO. (They almost never break out any good klezmer.)
  Wed. 9/16/15 7:18am Óskar:

Found it! It's "Modeh Ani Lefanecha Melech" by Regesh. Seems pretty obscure. May have to track down the CD. I love that track.
Now, back to The John Allen Show :)
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 7:19am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Tibetan Buddhists have been celebrating the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday all this year. And i reckon Terry Riley has got something rather Dalai Lama-like about him in his gentle persona and approach to music.

@Īke The Israeli national anthem gets played at the *end* of each show (Nachum always sez something like "Brothers and sisters in Israel, we stand with you"), so we get to hear a bit of that several days a week too. It's the only national anthem that ever gets played non-ironically on WFMU, and very very often. Hmm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 7:26am Ken From Hyde Park:

The only thing close the the US' national anthem I recall hearing here is when Ken plays Evolution Control Committee's "Star Spangled Bologna."
Avatar 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 7:50am quinn:

Yes. I love Wednesday morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 7:52am Parq:

HaTikvah ("The Hope") - Israel's National Anthem. The words to Israel's national anthem were written in 1886 by Naphtali Herz Imber, an English poet originally from Bohemia. The melody was written by Samuel Cohen, an immigrant from Moldavia.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 7:54am Parq:

When Doug Schulkind did his show from JC on the airwaives, the segue of from the last brass notes of HaTikvah to the first bass notes of Doug's intro "Alchemy of Juju" always used to kill me.
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 8:18am John Allen:

The Thurston Moore Band, here at WFMU's Monty Hall tomorrow night

Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 8:27am Cheri Pi:

Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 8:34am pierre:

I promise you I was listening to that exact song last minute !
Whatttt ?

oh, and Hi Cheri !
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 8:35am Cheri Pi:

bonjour Pierre!
  Wed. 9/16/15 8:36am Mark R:

Really like this Zachary Cale
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 8:43am Polyus:

Very Stranglers.
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 8:44am pierre:

How is it going folks ?
Avatar Wed. 9/16/15 8:49am Cheri Pi:

I'll know more Pierre when I've had my second cup of tea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 9:08am SSS:

Pope rock....We have arrived....but where?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 9:19am SSS:

Oh. Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/16/15 9:26am SSS:

WFMU is my life time trick
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