Ken Options | Freeform radio for the chronically impatient. Avant-garde pop, poppy avant-garde, teutonic thump thump, loud guitars and guttural screaming. Playlists and photos posted in real time on the web so you can play along or comment at home or work.
.

Wednesdays 9am - Noon (EDT) | On WFMU | 91.1, 90.1, 91.9 FM & wfmu.org
WFMU LIVE Audio Streams (Get help):   Pop-up  |  128k MP3  |  32k MP3  |  24k Real  |  24k Windows
-Ken's avatar View -Ken's profile Options



Playlist for 07 June 2017 Options | The KenSchlampen Aint Gonna Take it No More

Hear the show in: MP3 - 128K | | Add or read comments

(* = new)
Artist Song Album Images New Approx. start time
Bob Hund  Ett Fall De En Losning (Final Solution)   Options 100 Ar Bakat & 100 Ar Framat 
Options
  0:00:00 (MP3 | )
The Velvet Underground  Guess I'm Falling In Love (Instrumental)   Options Another View 
Options
  0:04:27 (MP3 | )
The Osmonds  Crazy Horses (45 at 33)   Options  
Options
  0:18:45 (MP3 | )
Killdozer  Cinnamon Girl   Options  
Options
  0:10:44 (MP3 | )
The Leather Nun  Prime Mover   Options  
Options
  0:14:42 (MP3 | )
Destroy All Monsters  Bored   Options  
Options
  0:19:44 (MP3 | )
Dengue Fever  Rom Say Sok   Options The Deepest Lake 
Options
  0:23:15 (MP3 | )
 
Music behind DJ:
Jonathan Kane 
Sis   Options  
Options
  0:27:20 (MP3 | )
Mueran Humanos  El Circulo   Options Miseress 
Options
  0:32:07 (MP3 | )
Nina Miranda  Play   Options Freedom of Movement 
Options
*   0:39:39 (MP3 | )
Susana Estrada  Hagamoslo Juntos   Options The Sexadelic Disco-Funk of Susana Estrada 
Options
*   0:44:13 (MP3 | )
Die Fabulösen TheKenschlampen  Ja Herr, Ich Kann Boogie   Options  
Options
  0:47:29 (MP3 | )
Yoko Ono  Walking On Thin Ice   Options  
Options
  0:52:52 (MP3 | )
 
El Aviador Dro  Vano Temporal   Options Subterranean Spain: Spanish Post-punk & Experimental Music from the 80s & 90s - Tony Coulter's 2017 Premium (V/a) 
Options
  1:02:27 (MP3 | )
Big Blood & Thunder Crutch  Sing For What It's Worth   Options Self Titled 
Options
*   1:06:51 (MP3 | )
DJ Female Convict Scorpion  Iron Man Exodus   Options Space Cadet 
Options
  1:12:24 (MP3 | )
39 Clocks  Electricity (Elects The Rain)   Options Self Titled      1:16:33 (MP3 | )
Grauzone  Eisbaer   Options  
Options
  1:19:45 (MP3 | )
 
Carla Morrison  Pale Blue Eyes   Options How to Be a Latin Lover Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 
Options
*   1:30:01 (MP3 | )
Fairport Convention  Who Knows Where The Time Goes?   Options  
Options
  1:35:51 (MP3 | )
Bic Runga  The Lonely Sea   Options  
Options
  1:40:18 (MP3 | )
Eartha Kitt  Hurdy Gurdy Man   Options  
Options
  1:44:06 (MP3 | )
Todd Rundgren  A Wizard a True Star   Options  
Options
  1:46:54 (MP3 | )
Fat Freddy  Theme 10 From the Untitled Album   Options Exploratory Music from Portugal 05 
Options
  1:52:32 (MP3 | )
 
Fat City  Dance Room   Options Beijing Calling: Chinese Rock 1994-2017 - Bodega Pop's WFMU marathon premium 2017 
Options
  2:05:32 (MP3 | )
Storm Bugs  Portapak   Options Certified Original And Vintage Fakes 
Options
*   2:07:32 (MP3 | )
Wire  Short Elevated Period   Options  
Options
*   2:09:33 (MP3 | )
The Pink Tiles  Time For Love   Options  
Options
*   2:12:22 (MP3 | )
Sneaks  Look Like That   Options Its a Myth 
Options
*   2:14:54 (MP3 | )
Kirsty MacColl  They Don't Know   Options  
Options
  2:18:18 (MP3 | )
The Jesus And Mary Chain  Always Sad   Options Damage and Joy 
Options
*   2:21:21 (MP3 | )
Laurice  Afraid   Options Balladeer 
Options
  2:24:17 (MP3 | )
Percy Sledge  I've Gotta Get a Message to You   Options To Love Somebody: The Songs of the Bee Gees 1966-1970 (V/A) 
Options
*   2:29:10 (MP3 | )
dAVID bOWSKIE  pATHETIC! lIL fAT MANN   Options pug pug. pug pug. pug pug. 
Options
  2:32:00 (MP3 | )
Christo Graham  Gethsemane (I Only Want To Say)   Options Muppet Christ Superstar 
Options
  2:33:12 (MP3 | )
David Bowskieberg  Wild is the Wind   Options  
Options
  2:39:23 (MP3 | )
Cibo Matto  Black Hole Sun   Options  
Options
  2:45:24 (MP3 | )
 
Joe Meek  Telstar   Options Demos to Spazz By: Dave the Spazz's 2017 Marathon Premium 
Options
  2:52:33 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 7:11am -Ken:

Guten Tag
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 7:23am cory:

morning dude
  Wed. 6/7/17 7:47am Brendan:

Digging that record groove gif. I thought it might be a rut, but I looked again and its a groove.
  Wed. 6/7/17 7:56am fƲfƲ (:

Hello, Ken, cory, Brendan!

I'm digging the song being played in that record groove gif!
  Wed. 6/7/17 7:58am Brendan:

Hey fƲfƲ (: , come on in and get into the groove.
  Wed. 6/7/17 8:04am fƲfƲ (:

Very groovy. Very groovy, see?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 8:09am Losermom:

I was hoping for some new hand slap GIFs. There has to be more.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 8:12am -Ken:

Handslap GIFs?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 8:15am Mark S:

Melania handslaps
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 8:18am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Pigeon fans. My idea this morning is 3D printed Lego minifigures of WFMU personalities. I'm sure the technology exists.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 8:22am Ken From Hyde Park:

I'm sure I saw a GIF of the pope giving out a handslap. Don't remember where I saw that, though.
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 8:27am Wild Neil:

PEACE all. @Ken from HP-I think the simplest way to do that is scan the person in 3d (they already do that for 3D printed portraits, you can google it. THEN you could use the 3D computer model generated from that as a template to make the custom legos. It would be rather time-consuming but it could be done. Solid works would probably work well. But you need a BITCHING workstation computer to even do the work. And SolidWorks or something similar like Inventor (which kind of sucks actually....Pro/E would be even better...) and the program runs a few grand although there are SOME open source freeware out there which is probably nowhere near as good. I estimate the entire project to take about two work weeks to do right for one figurine. Unless, of course, the scanners for portraits automatically parse it into legos. Then it takes less than an hour!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 8:38am -Ken:

Of course! The handslaps! Yes, there was a pope handslap mashup but I think I posted that last week, didnt I? I didnt find any new ones except for one of Melania slapping her own hand. which I will post because Melania <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 8:43am -Ken:

This one here: blogfiles.wfmu.org...
  Wed. 6/7/17 8:52am fƲfƲ (:

What about Trump-Macron handshake GIF? Or what about the one where Trump pushes the Montenegro prime minister so he can show up in a photo? We haven't seen those GIFs here yet, Ken and you are supposed to be at the forefront of Gifferying!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 8:55am -Ken:

True but I am also tuning out the Zombie Apocalypse as much as possible. So those two things cancel themselves out and I only post a smattering of Drumpf
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 8:58am -Ken:

Melania gets a pass because sigh
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:02am Mark S:

That thing you played last on Melania reading the childrens book was great
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 9:03am Bronwyn Bishop:

hellooo ken and everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:05am cklequ:

Only a smattering of Drumpf is why i keep pledging.
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 9:05am Sem Chumbo:

Hello, SM Ken, and Ken Show-ers.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:06am Megaroni:

Yes, I guess you are falling in love
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:08am fƲfƲ (:

Wait, what?! Is this song from the Velvet Underground?!! The one with lyrics sounds nothing like the velvet underground. Am I right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:08am dale:

heeeeeeeaaaaaavvvvvvvvvyyyyyyy hooooooooooorrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrsssssssssssssssseeeeeeeeeeeeeesssssssssss
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 9:09am Polyus:

Looking for a man who has recently drunk milk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:09am dale:

(i meant crazy - you knew that)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:10am Brian C.:

This song always makes me think of my pony pal poky
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:10am dale:

i wonder how marie osmond's 'paper roses' 45 would sound at 33
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:11am glenn:

i just tested some cream to see if it was still fresh. does that count as drinking milk?
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:12am Shmoo:

one the bestest songs of pitch manipulation
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:12am Ken From Hyde Park:

The perfect song would be one that sounds as good slowed down as it would sped up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:12am Cheri Pi:

Sounds like David Lee Roth's singing voice
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:13am -Ken:

I am pretty sure that Neil Young wrote this song about Melania Knauss.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:14am Vincent Nifigance:

Wow, I just got Nicholsoned by what I thought was just a jpeg.
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:14am Shmoo:

Killdozer won't sound as sludgy as the Osmonds on 33rpm
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:14am thedunkel:

Jack Blinks! Good morning Ken - good morning KHALM - good morning everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:17am Brian C.:

oopss, no crazy horses mention on playlist. It's not a gif but scontent.cdninstagram.com...
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:17am Shmoo:

that Melania couldve been cute if werent for that evil maggot
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:18am thedunkel:

Chicken and Shame i.imgur.com...
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 9:19am Sem Chumbo:

The 1999 *Andy and Ken in the 'FMU record library* showed up the other day on /r/obscuremedia.* What a hoot!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:19am -Ken:

Brian - when did I play The Osmonds? Second or third.. 3rd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:19am Vincent Nifigance:

@thedunkel Jack does more than blink.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:19am Brian C.:

Before Killdozer
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:20am Mark S:

great segue
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:22am medson:

Good Morning Station Mgr Ken. Love this song
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:23am NotARealDoctor:

When I'm bored, I usually eat something. That's how I got fat.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:27am Mark S:

This is very reminiscent of Two Headed Dog
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:29am grace gold way:

did you get that thekenschlampen cd in the air mail yet?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:29am Lixiviated Life:

Dengue fever would probably end much more than your first set.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 9:30am howard in nyc:

So, wait, Melania was a folk-singing friend of Phil Ochs in the 60s? I'm so confused.
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:32am fƲfƲ (:

So the bride of Chucky didn't win the election!? I was rooting for her! Bride of Chucky!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:33am -Ken:

@Howard - Yes - she was there at Cafe Wha and the whole thing back in the day. She was known as "The Melania of McDougal Street."
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:34am fƲfƲ (:

EL CIRCULOOOOO!!!! The greatest anti-Britain song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:34am -Ken:

@f0f0 I think Bride of Chucky also won, for the GOP. @Grace - NO! It hasn't arrived yet and i cant wait!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:37am fƲfƲ (:

Good for the Bride of Chucky! But, Ken, you didn't mention she was going for the GOP. I retract saying I rooted for her!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:37am -Ken:

@f0f0 what are they saying in this song?
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:40am Nadie Real:

You can not enter the circle, because we were born to walk barefoot on the heads of your kings
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:41am egal:

Melania is more Yé-yé than folk. Think of Les sucettes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:43am -Ken:

Melania has been there for every trend and development in pop music. She is the Forrest Gump of Judeo-Christian Pazz and Jop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 9:48am Ken From Hyde Park:

Melania's favorite fruit, tangerine or papaya?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:49am grace gold way:

yippie
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:50am Sam:

Good call egal, Melania has a real France Gall, Francoise Hardy vibe.
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:51am billyiswilliam:

YES, the best Spanish disco!
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:51am billyiswilliam:

But in German naturally
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:51am Brendan:

German ABBA?
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:53am Gilbert C:

Guten Morgen aus Oregon. Klasse. Die Fabulösen Thekenschlampen.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:53am NotARealDoctor:

This is one of my favorite Yoko songs ever!
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:53am Sam:

Francoise Hardy has a lot of lyrics along the lines of "Will I ever live up to your standards?" and "Maybe some day you'll leave me for a prettier girl but for now we're having a nice time."
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:54am Brendan:

Any name sounds better when suffixed with Schlampen
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:55am fƲfƲ (:

Ken, Nadie Real,

Yes, that's the final chorus. The key giveaway is the beginning of the song:

We care nothing,
I think you will soon understand
Not even with the entire fleet of your Queen mother,
you will be able to enter the circle

And then, for the ominous part, you have this:

In the darkest night,
you will see us shining in the sky
And in the brightest day,
you will see the shadow of my refuge

It's pretty obvious for me this is a Malvinas/Falklands Islands anti-UK song. Some Argentinians are manically obsessed about it.
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:55am Listener142985:

the Speedo dancing boy gif is from what movie? asking for a friend
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:55am Webhamster Henry:

Thekenschlampen: The Ken Sluts
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:55am egal:

Brendanschlampen
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:55am BrendanSchlampen:

At least thats what I'm finding
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:56am BrendanSchlampen:

Thanks Herr egalSchlampen!
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 9:57am egal:

Alles gute.
  Wed. 6/7/17 9:57am fƲfƲ (:

Christ in a bike! That Susana Estrada song is so R rated that I can't believe it go through the FCC censors.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:00am themutante:

Yaaass! Mercy killing!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:00am Samschlampen:

So shlampen means sluts?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:01am NotARealDoctor:

@Listener142985 I think that's from Beach Party or one of the movies in that series. IMDB says "The others are Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini. "
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:02am Samschlampen:

Shlamp is a much better word than slut. Germans know what they're doing when it comes to talking.
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:03am BrendanSchlampen:

It sings
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:05am Listener142985:

@NARD, thx! Hope my friend has time on her hands to track that down. Guessing that is not Troy Donahue but cannot be sure.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:08am NotARealDoctor:

@Listener, have her check out your local video rental place. If there's one in your town, they're almost guaranteed to have it! (You might need a VHS player, though).
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:13am Listener142985:

@NARD, oh for the days when life was simple. No more video stores in area, so it looks like web work. Thx for info.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:19am cory:

off to work, catch you nerds later!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:21am -Ken:

So long Cory - You're gonna miss my Barenaked Ladies set but you can catch it later on the archive.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:22am travis:

ken plays all the hits
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 10:24am dgg:

Ken, are you the gif artist?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:27am Roberto:

Is that Ann-Margret gif in observance of her husband's recent passing?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:27am Mark S:

And Christie's bag man is going to director of the FBI
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:28am Samschlampen:

She's dressing up as Trump!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:29am Samschlampen:

At least we can't end up with Teresa May.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:30am Lixiviated Life:

Ken, Is this the Fake News segment?
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:30am Samschlampen:

You're sure she wasn't confusing Phil Murphy with Bill Murray?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:31am themutante:

Love this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:31am MD:

Phil and his big Fake Teeth!!!
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:31am Lixiviated Life:

"What have I, What have I, What have I done to deserve this?"
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:32am Marcel M:

G'morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:32am Ken From Hyde Park:

Life preservation pro tip: don't go swimming with a fresh tattoo. Risk of dying from infection and all that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:33am Vincent Nifigance:

Sleep well Marcel?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:33am MD:

I guess when you work for The Evil Goldman Sach...You can Afford BIG FAKE TEETH!!!
I am giving that name to the Universe...Please name your next band...BIG FAKE TEETH!!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:33am jan:

I arrived late... the Melania gif- the fidgeting hands to her right are fascinating! whose are they?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:33am Marcel M:

@Vincent: As much as I could! Now, I inject covfefe into my veins and go to work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:34am -Ken:

@MD Big Fake Teeth anmd f'in STILTS that were found in the backseat of his SUV! What a sick guy.
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:34am ?:

People,

This is a fake song announcement! This is not the Velvet Underground. This is Nico singing in Spanish!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:36am MD:

kEN...'Never a dull moment...Never a moment dull!!!"
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:36am por?!$$&9;:

U must hav Nacional on speeddial huh? Nice vers
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 10:37am Sem Chumbo:

Ah, Ken, you sentimentalist. Nice one, Fairport.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:38am geoff mcq:

Oh Sandy....
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:38am Eric:

That voice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:39am doctorjazz:

Pretty set-am I in the right place? (Love Fairport...)
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:40am fƲfƲ (:

I've always thought Fairport Convention was a prog rock band!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:45am Samschlampen:

The sea is hardly lonely! It stretches all over the world, it has access to all the best beaches. It's got literally thousands of beautiful people swimming IN it at all times. Not to mention all the fish and octopi and whatnot. You ask me, the sea's got it pretty darn good.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:47am geoff mcq:

This Eartha Kitt tomfoolery is making me a wee bit seasick. Steady as she goes cap'n Ken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 10:48am Matt ww:

TODD!!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:48am listener monica:

one of my top ten lps
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:48am Cecile:

Todd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am Whosondephone:

Request: Star Trek fight music!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am Samschlampen:

Grag your WFMU barf bags everyone, we're in for some turbulence
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am Marcel M:

May Agent Bob Cooper is trying to make a telephone call
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am Lixiviated Life:

(slenderman is near)
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am geoff mcq:

We're through the looking glass now
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am Mister Dobalina:

Ken, pay your electric bills & keep a steady eye on those RPM's

!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am Cecile:

You paid the bill, right?
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am Samschlampen:

Fuckin' Enron!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:49am Dean:

Failure to pay the utility bills?
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:50am Reddy Kilowatt:

You need Solar Powered Lava Lamps!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:50am Dean:

Damn, Cecile, there's a Venn diagram out there somewhere depicting our shared mental space.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:50am Lixiviated Life:

ok so slenderman or Matt's lamps either way...
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:50am fƲfƲ (:

It's the British Airways power surge effect!
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 10:50am dgg:

Pay your pledge bills folks.
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:50am Samschlampen:

Lava-powered lava lamps, that's what they use in Hawaii
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:50am Mark the Sardine:

@Reddy - maybe thermal-powered lava lamps would be more appropriate
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:51am Mister Dobalina:

Matt 'ScapeGoat' Warwick, to the rescue, again!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:51am Dean:

The turntables and CD players should be on dedicated circuits.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 10:52am Matt ww:

YOU CANNOT STOP #LAVALAMPNATION
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:52am -Ken:

Matt you really need to get those off the main circuits
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:52am por?!$$&9;:

ITS THE END OF THE WORLD!!!!!!!
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:52am grace gold way:

it's those darn Ken-schlampen lampen again
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:52am geoff mcq:

Maybe keep the lava lamps on but play them at 33 instead of 45?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 10:53am (Murakami Whywolf))):

A.E. van Vogt was a Dianetics practitioner, but refused to take part in turning it into a religion, and seems to have thought Hubbard to be of the type of charismatic barbarian men who run the world.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:53am themutante:

Distinct smell of Garbage in here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:53am -Ken:

That has never happened before Matt. You have too many.
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:53am Dean:

The lava lamps are a slight draw. Turn off the toaster ovens and hair dryers.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:54am Webhamster Henry:

Maybe you can replace the parking lot cones with lava lamps?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 10:54am -Ken:

Im not kidding around you cant be lowering the freaking voltage into the main studio with those things.
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:54am shtus:

you guys i have something to say, its not really lava in those lava lamps
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:54am Cecile:

Dean, ITA. There is one micron that doesn't overlap and it probably involves prog.
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:55am fƲfƲ (:

FAT FREDDDDYYY!!

I always wondered how much he weights.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 10:55am Matt ww:

Don't blame this on my lamps. Get better electricity!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:56am Fire Marshall Bob:

I love the smell of frying wiring in the morning. It smells like . . . like AN INSURANCE CLAIM!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:56am shtus:

i used to live on warwick street in newark
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 10:57am Mister Dobalina:

Has anyone seen Hearty White's unintentional impression of Ken ? Sheer genius, IMO : bit.ly...
  Wed. 6/7/17 10:57am shtus:

there was the happy hour cafe on the street, which had a murder
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:00am shtus:

i never got to listen to thekenschlampen in those dark days
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:01am BrendanSchlampen:

Sorry for the brown out. I was drying my hair and doing some soldering.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:02am Dean:

Yeah, Cecile, true. Spent a good piece of yesterday evening and some of this morning talking prog with a buddy of mine who spent the night at our place.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:02am Internet Expert:

Pics or it didn't happen!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:02am Cecile:

My new favorite German word is Krankenwagen - ambulance!
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:02am NotARealDoctor:

Ken, do we need to have a special fundraiser to pay for the electricity to run the lava lamps?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:03am howard in nyc:

Quite poetic, Ken

The lights grow dim
I can't keep the tables turning
The Lava Lamps are currently
Exacting their toll
Can this be how it ends?
I should've got better electricity
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:03am Tome:

FFS ! what are they lamps from the friggin' 70's no doing the station any favor ,, LED it's the 21st century for Christ's Sake !
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:03am themutante:

Revenge for not getting the morning gig?!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:03am shtus:

erupt the lava lamps
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:03am Kaje:

Needs moar lava lamps
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:03am Kurt:

A good manager would berate him for an extended period of time in front of other coworkers. I'm pretty sure anyway.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:03am NotARealDoctor:

Don't break the lava lamps! You don't want hot lava all over the studio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:04am coelacanth∅:

then there's the radical concept of unplugging some of them...but maybe that's going too far.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:04am Asheville Jon:

everyone start sending KEN lava lamps!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:04am Brian C.:

I have two Lava Lights I don't use much anymore. I wonder what I should do with them? Both were xmas gifts c1995
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:04am Cecile:

You say it "Beck". New Zealanders only have one vowel that's between e and i.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:05am Dean:

Heh, a great Danish prog album by Secret Oyster is Straight to the Krankenhaus (hospital).

A good manager would initiate SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time bound) goals respecting lava lamps. Then he would berate the employee in front of coworkers as prescribed above.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:05am NotARealDoctor:

@Brian C. Don't send them to Matt Warwick... or do... I dunno... Maybe we should see how far we can ride this train.
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 11:05am dgg:

Hahaha I just listened to the previous joke reconstruction show on the archive Ken. It was, uh, interesting.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:06am glenn:

general rule of thumb is 10 receptacles per 15 amp circuit or 13 receptacles per 20 amp circuit, lights are a little harder to calculate, but you want no more than 1775 watts / circuit.
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 11:08am dgg:

And by, "uh, interesting" I mean very funny in a train wreck sort of way. So I'm anxious to hear this again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 11:09am Ken From Hyde Park:

7SD idea: Ken & Andy take a bus across town and record the funny things they see along the way. Has this been done before?
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:10am fƲfƲ (:

There's an old SSD episode where listeners call to tell joke's punchlines and Andy and Ken try to work out the joke. if I recall correctly, neither Ken nor Andy managed to get one single joke right.

Can't wait for tonight show!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:10am Luke:

I doubt that Andy would get on a bus.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:10am Cecile:

Krankenhaus is another great one. As is the fact emergency= Notfall and accident = Unfall! I just feel a very strong sense of denial here "move along, I did Notfall here!"
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:11am Cecile:

Oh, wire! You always are great.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:12am Listener142985:

effing love this song--thanks!
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 11:14am dgg:

7SD should bring back the 100 jokes in an hour but for for 150. it could probably be done if andy didn't do his "you love the show" bit 100 times.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:14am Dean:

I'm still partial to cacahuate, as non-English words go.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:15am Samschlampen:

I'll always love the show where you tried to talk people on the street into coming in to use the WFMU bathroom. Then as if that wasn't creepy enough, you checked after they used it to see if they stole the bait you left for them. Who does that?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 11:17am Ken From Hyde Park:

By the way, the new summer schedule is going just swimmingly, in my opinion. Vicki, Zoe, MAC and Samantha had great shows this week.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:17am krissy b:

What a groove
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:19am fƲfƲ (:

I have an SSD idea inspired by last week's Jonathan Winters' soundbites:

'Ken and Andy pose as telemarketers working for an Euthanasia Clinic and call telephone numbers at random promoting their services'

Would it generate controversy? You bet!

Would it be fun to listen? Chances are that, no, it won't be a fun show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:19am Whosondephone:

WOW
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:20am andal:

omg tracey ullman flashbacks
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:21am fƲfƲ (:

WAIT, WHAAAAT?! Vicki had a show this week?! Why no one told me!! Buaaa!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:21am Listener142985:

love Kirsty MacColl's voice--RIP
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:22am Michele:

Nice set Ken!
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:23am Mick:

Bow of the head for Kirsty MacColl
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 11:24am dgg:

@Samschlampen that was an amazing show. that anyone actually went into that a strange bathroom that a strange man was begging them to go into really gave me a new insight into me how serial killers successfully operate.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:25am BrendanSchlampen:

Kirsty's mom just passed away, probably ending the campaign for justice for Kirsty
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:26am Michele:

LAURICE! A true artist!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:26am Samschlampen:

Well there aren't enough public restrooms in Jersey City and New York. When you really have to pee and you're contemplating going into a Starbucks and trying to avoid buying something, or eyeing the bushes behind the parking lot, and suddenly someone offers you a free indoor bathroom, it's like a godsend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:27am PMD:

How was Laurice at the record fair btw?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 11:28am -Ken:

@PMD - I am told that he was amazing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 11:28am -Ken:

I introduced him but shortly after that, I went into the witness protection program so I missed most of his set/
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:29am weiterso:

@Cecile, Krankenschwester ist the sister of the Krankenbruder
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:30am Cooh John:

Nice Kristy Macoll/J&MC pairing.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:32am BrendanSchlampen:

Are there whale sounds in the background of the Percy Sledge chorus
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:32am still b/p:

Percy sounds like someone doing a karaoke imitation of Boz Scaggs doing the Bee Gees.
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 11:33am Bronwyn Bishop:

bowie doing a song about trump, wow
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:33am (Murakami Whywolf))):

How about pretending that the floor-lamp were a lava-lamp?
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:33am paul:

For Ricky Gervais. LOL!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:33am andal:

beat me to it @bronwyn
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:34am Henry:

who's the chick in the heaving breast gif?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 11:34am -Ken:

@Henry - Susan George, in Straw Dogs
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:34am Samschlampen:

Ken is that you singing?
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:35am paul:

Wondering the same thing. Looks familiar. Susan George?
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:35am Cecile:

HHahah, weiterso!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:35am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Of course, compared to David Bowie, most people are fat and not all that large.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:35am Losermom:

I am not joking when I way this song is my kids favorite of your show, Ken. It just blows their minds.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:35am Andal:

kermit gets deep.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:35am Losermom:

*say
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:36am Ikeschlampen:

Never mind Laurice; it was the Matmos set where they shredded those awful Bread records that was the real deal. That really made me feel good.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:37am BennettCap:

Frogs legs, that's why.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:37am (Murakami Whywolf))):

The best part is when we get to hear "Herod's Song" as performed by The Mighty F'Vahhd.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:37am Cecile:

The only sadness I have about the Bowie song is that because he did it, he didn't want to do Flight of the Conchords as Dream Bowie. Now Jemaine was hilarious, but you still wonder about how it could have been.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:37am Matt ww:

Always thought David Bowie's "Wild is the Wind" sounded very similar to this
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:37am Samschlampen:

"Alright fine, I'll die. If that will shut you up."
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:38am paul:

Please make it stop.
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 11:38am Bronwyn Bishop:

poor kermy
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:39am Samschlampen:

Oh my god, they killed kermy! You bastards!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:40am Matt ww:

NICE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 11:40am MD:

I wish the man in the high castle was singing this!!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:40am BennettCap:

@matt ww Ken is with us!
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:40am still b/p:

I had my only, I think, exposure to Flight of the Conchords material when a husband-wife pair did "Business Time" a couple of weeks ago in a casual song circle.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:41am themutante:

Oh, Mr Lava S. Lamp gets to make requests? Sake!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:41am Cecile:

Could you play Johnny Mathis's version? The OG one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:42am (((Murakami Whywolf):

Well, given that in orthodox Christianity, Jesus knew with absolute certainty that death were not the end of him, I'd say it's the immediately pre-death part worrying him most, but then again 0. ) "J.C.S." isn't orthodox, I think, and 1.) Christian soteriology makes my head hurt.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:43am Samschlampen:

When you bite a communion wafer, does Jesus feel it? Is that like agony over and over for him?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:44am Brian C.:

Re: that power surge, my theory is that it was caused by Ken's gifs. Matt's Lava Lamps = false flag
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 11:45am MD:

he's missing Iggy!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:46am Cecile:

Still b/p the radio show, the TV show and the records are all a little different.
I am a little biased since I used to moderate a fan board.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:47am BennettCap:

@Samschlampen I can only imagine a mass where the wine is swampy and the communion wafers are little frog legs.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:48am Samschlampen:

That's how we always celebrated Mass down on the bayou.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:48am fƲfƲ (:

CIBO AND MATTO !!!!!

By the way, Matto is not only the cutest but also the best singer of the two.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:49am Asheville Jon:

hey kids, don't forget to start sending lava lamps to Ken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:50am (Murakami Whywolf))):

Wow, real similarities between the "Gethsemane" and "Wild is the Wind".

Lately, I've been obsessed with the near identical ends of the choruses ('choroi'?) of the "Astroboy"/"Tetsuwan Atomu" theme and the graduation-song-turned-Fascist-anthem "Giovinezza".
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:50am Maria D:

Best hour of radio. Bowskie, Kermit, Bowskie. All I need.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:51am Whooda:

Hey DJ Station Manager Ken, instead of weighing the options, let me split it half and you choose which half you want. I don't have any scales.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:51am grace gold way:

wow ken maybe its a sign that u r a born again muppetchristian
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:51am howard in nyc:

That's a lot of pugs
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 6/7/17 11:54am (Murakami Whywolf))):

What if Ken and Andy each provided a punch-line, and the next caller deterrmined which were better?

P.S.: 'Aieeeeeee! KREPLACH!!!'
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:54am BrendanSchlampen:

My god this is horrible
Avatar    Wed. 6/7/17 11:54am Bronwyn Bishop:

yas qween
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:54am Asheville Jon:

Ken, if you think this guy is tone deaf, you ain't hear nothing until you've heard ANGIE, northern New Mexico's favorite performer
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:54am fƲfƲ (:

That baby rockaby song is very scary, Ken.
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:55am weiterso:

geht so
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:56am Asheville Jon:

no he is not Ken!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:56am paul:

Joe was a producer.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:56am still b/p:

There's Auto-Tune and then there's lovely Not-o-Tune.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:57am Asheville Jon:

i'd send you the tape, but i think it would melt your station wiring
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:57am paul:

And outa tune.
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 11:57am Asheville Jon:

Micah's show is AWESOME. the mind control show is excellent!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:58am Samschlampen:

Well now that you told us it's music for mind control, nobody's going to be dumb enough to listen!!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:58am fƲfƲ (:

Thanks, Ken! Stupendous music, GIfs, commentary as always. Have a good rest of the week, people! Till next episode!

P.S. And remember, BE HAPPY! I SAY BE HAPPY!!!!!! >:|
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Wed. 6/7/17 11:59am -Ken:

Bye everybody!
  Wed. 6/7/17 11:59am bobo:

Sir dj, Is it too late for a request?
Avatar Wed. 6/7/17 12:00pm grace gold way:

bi bi ken
Post a comment!
Name:
Email address
(optional, not public):
Your comment: (No HTML, please)