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A viking ship appears on the horizon, a likeness of Loretta Lynn carved into its bow. Rare birds flock together to sing Francoise Hardy as soul hits. A sunset of blips and bleeps fills the air.

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Artist Track Album Label Year New Approx. start time
Shearwater  prime   Options jet plane and oxbow  sub pop    *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
nina simone  isn't it a pity   Options emergency ward  rca victor      0:03:22 (Pop‑up)
bridget st john  song for the waterden widow   Options jumblequeen  bgo records      0:15:17 (Pop‑up)
yang fan  see! ( here comes) the witch!/joker's joke   Options what happened after 1001 nights?  genjing    *   0:16:49 (Pop‑up)
saidou/hassan  Music for a Hauka Ceremony   Options folk music of the sahel vol 1  sublime frequencies      0:22:43 (Pop‑up)
rufus harley  queens   Options courage: the atlantic recordings  Rhino Handmade      0:26:10 (Pop‑up)
eddie calvert  angelina   Options Popcorn Exotica v/a  croydon municipal      0:35:15 (Pop‑up)
freakwater  forgettable   Options feels like the third time  thrill jockey  1993    0:44:47 (Pop‑up)
the phillipians  never say what you want   Options Christians Catch Hell: Gospel Roots 1976-79 v/a  honest jon's    *   0:47:53 (Pop‑up)
freakwater  number one with a bullet   Options Scheherazade  bloodshot    *   0:50:51 (Pop‑up)
willis jackson  headed and gutted   Options headed and gutted  muse records      0:55:07 (Pop‑up)
I Know I'm An Alien  I Don't Relate To You I've No Idea What You're About   Options I Know I'm An Alien and I Want To Go Home Sometimes But Then I Remember That I Gotta Try and Understand You  i know i'm an alien    *   1:06:09 (Pop‑up)
african head charge  dervish chant   Options songs of praise  on U sound      1:07:48 (Pop‑up)
john cale  if you were still around   Options M: fans  double six    *   1:15:22 (Pop‑up)
The Heliocentrics & Melvin Van Peebles  trust the cosmos ( believe in the universe)   Options The Last Transmission  now again      1:20:39 (Pop‑up)
Terry Riley / Africa Express  in c   Options in c mali  transgressive      1:24:11 (Pop‑up)
gribouille  a courte paille   Options Beginners Guide to French Pop (V/A)  nascente      2:09:41 (Pop‑up)
puyai lee santana  cheif lee santana   Options luk thong the roots of thai funk  ZudRangMa      2:12:06 (Pop‑up)
oumou sangare  ko sira   Options ko sira  nonesuch      2:15:16 (Pop‑up)
cozy cole and his all stars  bouncy   Options cozy cole and his all starts  paris      2:21:46 (Pop‑up)
fleurs d'amour  Fleurs d'Amour, Fleurs d'Amities   Options Fleurs d'Amour, Fleurs d'Amities  trans-canada disques      2:25:08 (Pop‑up)
soapkills  galbi   Options the best of soapkills  Crammed Discs    *   2:26:42 (Pop‑up)
gloria lasso  sarah   Options paris blues the french realist singers 1926-1958 v/a  emi      2:30:22 (Pop‑up)
savages  mechanics   Options adore life  matador    *   2:33:29 (Pop‑up)
simon fisher turner  running running/frescobaldi. the greatest organist of our time   Options Caravaggio 1610: Original Soundtrack of the Derek Jarman Film  el /cherry red      2:40:44 (Pop‑up)
los flechas  diciendo no   Options Algo Salvaje: Untamed Beat and Garage Nuggets from Spain Vol. 2  munster    *   2:41:14 (Pop‑up)
tim maia  i don't know what to do with myself   Options 1971  oficial arquivos    *   2:43:18 (Pop‑up)
finis africae  danca do corpo   Options amazonia  Em    *   2:47:11 (Pop‑up)
meg baird  don't weigh down the light   Options Don't Weigh Down the Light  drag city      2:52:02 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 9:02am annie:

good morning trouble!
  🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 9:03am Listener Robert:

How far back from my screen should I stand to look at the artwork?
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 9:04am Trouble:

good morning annie, good morning world! yes i will now change the colors on this back board...
  Tue. 2/16/16 9:04am LizGig:

Good morning, Trouble. You're the bright spot in a very wet and windy day. Thank you!
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 9:04am rebuketodali:

Happy Tuesday morning, Trouble! Always nice to hear Nina.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 9:05am glenn:

hard to read the comments, trouble.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 9:05am glenn:

better. tanx.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 9:06am Trouble:

today's art work is by Susan dory, and it looks much better against silver vs grey. She has a beautiful show up right now at winston wachter in chelsea
  🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 9:06am Listener Robert:

The trick I use when there's not enough contrast between text & background is [ctrl]-a.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 9:06am Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Trouble. The artwork remands me of The Thing from Fantastic Four (aka Ben Grimm).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 9:07am sphere:

hi trouble and all
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 9:09am bobdoesthings:

good morning folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 9:11am highlowe:

Good morning all! Nina! This song ...the beauty that surrounds them..a great way to wake to the day. Thank you Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 9:12am annie:

been uncommonly pre-occupied this week, trouble. i'm in the background.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 9:15am glenn:

does anybody want to come and drill big holes in my sinuses?
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 9:20am bobdoesthings:

@glenn - no but maybe try some horseradish? or something super spicey?!
  Tue. 2/16/16 9:30am davefromtoronto:

i'm lookin' for trouble...

did i come to the right place?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 9:33am sphere:

here, trouble finds you!
  Tue. 2/16/16 9:37am davefromtoronto:

that's even better!
  Tue. 2/16/16 9:38am Neanderthal Head:

Trouble loves me, Trouble needs me...
  Tue. 2/16/16 9:39am Neanderthal Head:

Trouble loves me, Trouble needs me...
  Tue. 2/16/16 9:40am Neanderthal Head:

Love that tune so much had to post twice.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 9:52am Trouble:

freakwater are playing at the bell house tonite, on joe belock's show feb 22. rest of their tour info: :www.bloodshotrecords.com...
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 9:55am βrian:

Oh fractal day, Callooh! Callay!
  Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 10:00am museguy:

funky !
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:02am βrian:

Allons-y, les troupeaux de chèvres !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:04am Parq:

Exactly, Miss T. Well put. I'm going to steal that analogy.
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:07am djsheilab:

Yes to February hibernation!
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 10:08am glenn:

holing up in a cabin - robert service good, walter white bad.
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:08am bd:

Yess! I was at at that snowy Maxwells show too!!! Never forget it Magical!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:10am Andrew Waterloo:

American want their politicians to be MOR. You need to be in intelligent to be president, but wooooaah there buddy, you read nonfiction... for fun? you need to be athletic, but woooaahhh there buddy, you climbed a mountain????? pfffft!!
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:14am Mikeee:

Songs Of Praise - one of the best records of the 80's. Thank you for playing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 10:16am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 10:16am highlowe:

was it me or did the end of the last chant sound like " get along get along get along" ...John Cale...sounded like Bowie for a second.. : (
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 10:17am Trouble:

@bd- that's crazee coincidence...
@ mikeee, you're welcome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:26am sphere:

this version of In C is totally awesome.
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:30am fourstringheroes:

Oh, this in c Mali is fantastic.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:32am βrian:

Isn't it, though?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:36am sphere:

and it sounds we are getting the whole blessed thing. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:37am Mick:

Adding my voice to the chorus of praise for this in c mali track. Thanks also for the new John Cale.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 10:37am Trouble:

took a while to find this piece, it was filed under terry riley instead of africa express. thanks to joe mcgasko for hipping me to that quirk
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 10:38am Trouble:

i always adore john cale @ mick
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:38am bobdoesthings:

This is fantastic! <3
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 10:39am Trouble:

and then there is this is you want to watch the in c mali landscape www.google.com...
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:39am fourstringheroes:

the whole album is on YouTube as there is a long-form video to accompany this amazing release
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:40am fourstringheroes:

oh haha, you just wrote that!
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:43am testingwithfire:

happy mid morning Trouble and friends!
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:51am fourstringheroes:

it gets better!
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 10:51am rebuketodali:

God this In C is gorgeous. I'm getting chills.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 10:52am Trouble:

watch the video! you will love it!!!
  Tue. 2/16/16 10:53am jan:

Add my enthusiastic appreciation to the comments about In C
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 10:55am Brian in UK:

Hello Trouble, lawks did you play Eddie Calvert, the Man with the Golden Trumpet?
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 10:57am Trouble:

i guess i did brian in uk. although i don't know him by his nickname, we are not that friendly i guess...
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:07am bobdoesthings:

eww yuck.. 'normal' playlist!?
  🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:07am Listener Robert:

It switched you to Approxi-play list?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:07am Ken From Hyde Park:

At the rate the temperature is warming up today, I'll be able to heat the house by opening the windows this afternoon.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:11am βrian:

Wow, she really kicks those Rs hard!
  Tue. 2/16/16 11:11am Polyus:

Anyone having trouble listening online?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:12am Jeff Golick:

@Polyus: ok here in Brooklyn, via pop-up player.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:16am Brian in UK:

iTunes OK over here. Other listening devices are available.
  Tue. 2/16/16 11:17am Polyus:

I listen via the app, so probably something wrong on this end. It has been hinky for a couple of days.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:18am Brian in UK:

Saw the Assassin last evening. Beautiful cinamatography but a rather oblique story made it challenging to follow.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:20am βrian:

Oumou Sangaré. What a voice!
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 11:30am Trouble:

i rewatched contempt by godard this weekend, so crazy and stunning.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:30am Brian in UK:

Time for hot chocolate and crumpets.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 11:36am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

Good morning from sunny San Diego. Birds are chirping out my door.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:38am Brian in UK:

Le Mépris was reissued over here at the start of the year.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:39am Brian in UK:

Brigitte is beautiful.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:42am bobdoesthings:

los flechas?! muy bien!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 11:42am Greg from ZONE 5:

Jennique, you lucky dog! Give my love to Petco Park.
Avatar Tue. 2/16/16 11:45am ᏠЄႶႶỊѺµЄ:

@Greg - will do! Give my regards to ZONE 5.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:48am βrian:

Funny, here on the isthmus, we just moved from zone 4 to zone 5 ... ok, not so funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 11:49am Greg from ZONE 5:

Oooooh…I hope this song is 43 mins long…
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:56am Brian in UK:

Trouble have you come across this fella?

Avatar 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:57am bobdoesthings:

thank you trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/16/16 11:59am Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 2/16/16 11:59am Mick:

Great show Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 9/22/16 3:53pm Passaic River Blues:

The Nina Simone track is achingly beautiful.
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