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"I fancy him at the court of Minos, anxious to know what sort of unmentionable monster the Minotaur may be, whether he is as frightful as all that or perhaps charming?" - Albert Camus (Visit homepage.)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
John Denver  Take Me Home, Country Roads   Options single  RCA  1971  45    0:00:00 ()
Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble  Libiamo no' lieti calici   Options Flourishes, Tales and Symphonies  MSR Classics  2015  CD  Composed by Giuseppe Verdi  0:02:19 ()
Negativland  Wildlife Tonight   Options It's All in Your Head  Seeland  2014  CD    0:05:16 ()
Ted Hearne  Oh the Shark / [Trust Logo]   Options The Source  New Amsterdam  2015  CD    0:14:00 ()
Prince  Mr. Nelson   Options HITNRUN Phase One  NPG Records  2015  CD    0:21:03 ()
Prince   Tambourine   Options Around the World in a Day  Warner Bros  1985  CD    0:23:36 ()
The Lemon Pipers  Green Tambourine   Options Best of the Lemon Pipers  Buddha  2001  MP3    0:26:11 ()
Serge Gainsbourg   Black Trombone   Options Serge Gainsbourg & Friends  Wagram  2014  CD    0:28:42 ()
George Lewis  Lush Life   Options The George Lewis Solo Trombone Record  Delmark  2015  CD  Recorded in 1976  0:31:01 ()
Duke Ellington  I'm Checkin' Out, Goo'm Bye   Options Duke Ellington Presents Ivie Anderson  Columbia  2001  CD  Recorded in 1939  0:36:58 ()
Dean Martin  Won't You Surrender   Options Pennies From Heaven  Time Music  2002  CD    0:45:48 ()
Noel Coward  Nina   Options The Noël Coward Album  Sony Masterworks  1991  CD    0:48:24 ()
Jimmy Durante  The State of Arkansas   Options Jimmy Durante  The Estate of Jimmy Durante    MP3    0:52:07 ()
Jaap Blonk / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn  Winner Kult Song   Options North of Blanco  Balance Point Acoustics  2014  CD    0:54:29 ()
Leonid Soybelman  Titel 2   Options Leonid Soybelman's Much Ado About ...Burt Bacharach's Walk On By  Prospect Mira  1998  CD    1:11:27 ()
Karel Gott  Trezor   Options Hitparáda 60  Supraphon  2008  CD    1:14:42 ()
Josef Zima, Pavlína Filipovská  Nej, nej, nej   Options Hitparáda 60  Supraphon  2008  CD    1:16:30 ()
Iva Bittová a Netherlands Wind Ensemble  Huljet, huljet   Options Ples Upírů  Indies  2002  CD  Composed by Leoš Janáček  1:20:00 ()
Sequentia  Untitled Instrumental   Options Hildegard Von Bingen: Symphoniae  Harmonia Mundi  191989  CD    1:23:16 ()
Joan La Barbara  First Words   Options Three Voices for Joan La Barbara  New Albion  1989  CD  Composed by Morton Feldman in 1982  1:24:56 ()
loadbang  number may be defined   Options lungpowered  New Focus Recordings  2015  CD  Composed by Alex Mincek  1:37:22 ()
Norberto Lobo / João Lobo ‎  Castorium   Options Oba Loba  Shhpuma  2014  CD    1:46:54 ()
The Legendary Marvin Pontiac  Small Car   Options Greatest Hits  Strange & Beautiful Music  2006  MP3    1:51:05 ()
Philip Blackburn  Still Points   Options Music of Shadows  Innova  2014  CD    2:05:58 ()
Veryan Weston / Jon Rose / Hannah Marshall  May 12: Liverpool   Options Tuning Out Tour  Emanem  2015  CD    2:23:19 ()
Lefty Frizzell  I'm An Old, Old Man (Tryin' To Live While I Can)   Options Look What Thoughts Will Do  Sony  1997  CD    2:45:16 ()
Rank and File  Sundown   Options Rank and File  Slash  1982  LP    2:42:19 ()
Elvis Costello and The Attractions   Radio Sweetheart   Options Taking Liberties  Columbia  1980  LP    2:47:45 ()
Laura Cantrell   Can't Wait   Options No Way There From Here          2:49:57 ()
Laura Cantrell  I Can't Wait   Options Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs of the Queen of Country Music  Diesel Only  2011  CD    2:52:56 ()
Petula Clark  The Show is Over   Options   Castle  2000  CD    2:58:09 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 12/10/15 12:00pm Matt Warwick:

Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:01pm coelacanth:

Yes! John Denver w/fuzz and crackle.
Hi Kurt.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:01pm Cecile:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 12:02pm chris:

one of my earliest musical memories right here... hippie music.
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:02pm Dean:

Never before realized how much John Denver sounds like Kate Wolf, songwriter-like, I mean.
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:02pm Neanderthal Head:

Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:03pm northguineahills:

  Thu. 12/10/15 12:03pm Dean:

Mean Joe Green!
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:03pm Marie:

That "Country Roads" has been a frequent ear worm my whole lofe, especially when I was a kid. Maybe that explains it...
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:04pm Marie:

I have never been to West Virginia. A good friend of mine loves it. I would definitely like to go there!
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:04pm Neanderthal Head:

Didn't the Denver hoard gas or somesuch in the Seventies? I remember some shameless slander on that score.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 12:05pm Stevel:

JD installed an underground fuel tank(s) at his Aspen spread in the midst of the gas crisis.
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:06pm r i s k y:

Yay! Chris and Kurt, what a tag team!!!
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:07pm Dean:

@Marie: If you visit WV, don't miss the tour of sites of coal mining disasters. Great for the family.
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:09pm Neanderthal Head:

That's exactly it, Steve1, thanks. Will always love the guitar on that tune, whatever happens.
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:09pm Doug Schulkind:

Minotaur Maximus!
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:09pm Marie:

@ Dean--educational, eh? Maybe some of the dental clinics for the poor would be a good side trip, too. This is funny but also it makes me think of all the ways humans have mistreated animals... John Denver hoarding gas--funny.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:11pm V Priceless:

Hey Kurt! Nice gif
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:12pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hey everybody, slightly frantic at the moment but i'll catch up with you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 12:13pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Do all the tracks need labels filled in? Ken mentioned yesterday that it's a reporting week.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:14pm Kurt Gottschalk:

thanks ken, i'll catch up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 12:14pm cory:

i love this album
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:15pm Cheri Pi:

Hi Kurt!
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:16pm Marie:

I love this mix
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:17pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hi hi everybody! thanks for handling the john denver updates while i was trying to remember how to make radio.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 12:17pm Kurt Gottschalk:

(gif for diane, obvs)
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:18pm Marie:

This is amazink!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 12:20pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Kurt - Good deal. I figured you'd have things well in hand, but just making sure. Now I see what the GIF is up to. At first, it looked to me like a silly turkey or a bar-of-soap cozy.
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:24pm Dean:

Is this Mr. Nelson's tribute to Bill Nelson? Come to think of it, I'd love to hear Prince's cover of Be Bop Deluxe's "Futurama."
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:41pm PMD:

Really enjoying!
  Thu. 12/10/15 12:50pm oks:

love noel coward ! thanks!
  Thu. 12/10/15 1:04pm Marie:

Love the slow-mo- backdrop. You're great Kurt!
  Thu. 12/10/15 1:06pm rw:

Somebody get Mr. Gottschalk some coffee.

Enjoying the show regardless!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:17pm Doctor Gonzo:

Is Diane sick today that you are filling in?
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:18pm Kurt Gottschalk:

she's otherwise occupied
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:18pm Mark Helsten:

Hello Kurt! Great to hear you again, it has been too long for me!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:18pm Doctor Gonzo:

Aha, OK. Thanks for filling in Kurt.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:20pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hey mark!
np, gonzo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 1:21pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

*stretch* yaaaaaaaaaaawn. Mornin' Kurt!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:22pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hi, foxy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 1:26pm officina:

Great Hilde...!
  Thu. 12/10/15 1:30pm mary:

Great Joan La Barbara!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 1:31pm Carmichael:

Heya Kurt and chalkers. Was watching Colbert last night and Kurt Vile performed. Very enjoyable.
  Thu. 12/10/15 1:31pm Dean:

Oh, for f*ck's sake! I dash away from the office for a few minutes and I miss Sequentia!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:33pm Mark Helsten:

You will have to listen to the archive, Dean!
  Thu. 12/10/15 1:34pm Dean:

It reminds me to pull their remarkable Aquitania album, a Christmas record like no other. Everybody should hear the closing track, "Plebs Domini." It's stunning.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:35pm Cecile:

otherwise occupied probably = paying gig!
  Thu. 12/10/15 1:35pm Dean:

Yep, Mark. Archives or personal library copy. Or, what the heck, both!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:36pm V Priceless:

Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:38pm Mark Helsten:

I need to dig into the archives... 100s of hours of Minotaurs I have not heard!
  Thu. 12/10/15 1:41pm Dean:

Really, listeners, set aside seven minutes for "Plebs Domini": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86eJ6ptzkSs It ain't your father's medieval music.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:46pm V Priceless:

thanx Dean - will explore!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:48pm Mark Helsten:

Says it isn't available! Probably cause I am in stinking Canada.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 1:48pm Rich in Washington:

That loadbang was pretty far out.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:55pm tim:

Great show, Kurt.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 1:56pm Mark Helsten:

This is amazing, and thanks for alerting me to the Legendary Marvin Pontiac!
  Thu. 12/10/15 1:57pm Dean:

Darn, Mark. I can't find another source. Sorry.

Does Pontiac make a small car?
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:00pm Mark Helsten:

I'll try it at home where I have a VPN!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:16pm Kurt Gottschalk:

dean: www.caranddriver.com...
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:18pm Dean:

Thanks, Kurt. Is it fair to say one can only buy that car in June or December?
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:19pm Kurt Gottschalk:

Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:20pm βrian:

Sycopatated, no?
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:21pm Kurt Gottschalk:

Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:21pm βrian:

Syncopatated ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:23pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

What's the name of the thingee that you can connect to your computer that transmits a radio signal you can use throughout your home, so you can stream music from your computer onto radios in the vicinity?
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:23pm Dean:

Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:24pm northguineahills:

This Philip Blackburn has a Seefeel feel to it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:26pm Rich in Washington:

@(Eyepatch) Fox: or are you talking about one of those FM transmitter doo-hickies that transmit over regular FM so you can use a standard radio?
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:26pm Clay:

Chalky, I love you, man.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:26pm βrian:

Airport Express offers that function, I think.
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:27pm Dean:

Beat me to it, Rich in WA. I missed the radio part.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:29pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

Rich - yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:32pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

Wow, that was simple! Amazing the different results I get now that I'm looking for an FM transmitter. Last night I tried "radio transponder" and got a lot of weird stuff. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:33pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Invoking Clay's term: The WFMU Accu-brain comes to the rescue!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:33pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hearts, clay!
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:36pm Paula:

Happy Birthday, Robert!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:38pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

Hmmmmm. If I get an FM transmitter that's used in cars, do you think that would that have enough range for my entire apartment?
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:41pm Clay:

Listening at work. I remember doing pirate radio in Tampa in the late-'90's. Just wondering as to the status of pirate stations today in NY/NY and beyond? Seems FMU listeners would be aware of such things. Our old station, 97X used to get raided by the FCC. Then the station would hold a multi-band benefit to buy a transmitter and set up shop again. We even broadcast from a laundry room back then. Totally fun. At one point the FCC was going to issue micro-broadcaster licenses, but that talk seemed to fade away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:43pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

Whoah. Hey, check it out, erotic cyrillic alphabet! bturn.com...
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:43pm Dean:

If it's like this one, (Eyepatch) Fox, probably not: http://www.monoprice.com/Product?p_id=10402&gclid=CJK6-cCG0skCFYlafgodvLgE5A Range is 5 meters. You'd need a repeater, which suggests you might as well go for a whole house device.
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:48pm Marie:

Were those classic 80s production values on that Rand and File song?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:48pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

Thanks Dean! Yes, the problem seems to be that most of these are made for cars, where range isn't really an issue. I figure its the best method to get music all over my apartment playing at the same time, while allowing me the fun of buying neat old radios! I'm just going to have to find one not designed for cars, which is proving difficult.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:49pm tonyb:


listener ike is our expert on the local pirate scene

sometimes interfere with wfmu's 1500 w. signal
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:50pm Dean:

Well, there's this one nominally for the "whole house" (150 ft. radius): http://sourcefmtransmitter.com/shop/whole-house-fm-transmitter-3/?gclid=CPOC_pGI0skCFZBhfgodgV0GLQ
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:51pm Rich in Washington:

@(Eyepatch) Fox: I've used quite a few of them. In my experience, most are really anemic output-wise, due to FCC restrictions. I think C Crane makes a pretty OK 'whole house' transmitter.
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:52pm Dean:

Played Laura Cantrell during the last road trip with the family. Have to pick up this album, though.
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:52pm Clay:

Thanks Tony. I'll ask him about it. Used to be one in Williamsburg back in the day. Not sure if it still exists.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:52pm northguineahills:

Thanks Kurt, gotta boogie away!
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:52pm Listener Robert:

Don't forget to plug her upcoming date in Monte Hall.

Clay, the only pirates I've paid att'n to lately are those that interfere w WFMU!
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:54pm tonyb:

bunch in queens now a days

low power & they keep on the move
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 12/10/15 2:54pm (Eyepatch) Fox:

Dean & Rich - Thank you!!!!!!
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:54pm Listener Robert:

Micropower is still limited to 0.1 w. For instance see Skylands Radio in High Point NJ.
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:55pm Listener Robert:

I'm told 100 mw isn't even enough to penetrate the rain shield in bldgs.
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:58pm Listener Robert:

I knew a radio hobbyist near Syracuse who operated a medium wave pirate stn.
Avatar Thu. 12/10/15 2:58pm V Priceless:

thanks KG!
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:58pm Brendan:

Thanks Kurt you rule
  Thu. 12/10/15 2:58pm Listener Robert:

Yay, Kurt!
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