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Options May 25, 2018: Put The Needle on May 25th, 2018 [The Gurney Mix]

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
DJ ALF vs SUW ReMIX Project  FrangryMichele (May 25th 2018 Remix)   Options     2018      *    
Shortrock   1981, What A Year   Options CrayonBeats Presents: Issa Throwback    2017    released back in October or early November this great compilation (that includes ADA) features artstis' tracks about the years they were born in     
Jason Nevermind aka JNeva   1 Time NSFW (Otis Redding Bootleg)   Options Deep Thoughts w​​​/​​​JNeva #Mixtape V​​​.​​​5: So So Many Broken Robots    2018      *   0:05:16 ()
QM  The Zip Code (prod by Grip Grand)   Options CrayonBeats Presents: Issa Throwback    2017        0:07:31 ()
Romanowski  Dalwala Break   Options Tiger Bomb Express    2018      *   0:10:19 ()
Romanowski  Masa Alkahyr   Options Tiger Bomb Express    2018      *   0:11:48 ()
ADA  1984 megamix   Options CrayonBeats Presents: Issa Throwback    2017        0:14:53 ()
Apollo Brown & Locksmith   No Question   Options     2018  Single  new collaboration of Detroit producer + NorCal emcee  *   0:20:03 ()
Prof   Action + Be Around [extreme edit]   Options Pookie Baby  Rhymesayers Ent.  2018      *   0:23:00 ()
MC Paul Barman   Undoing Aloneness (prod by Kenny Segal)   Options (((echo chamber)))  Mello Music Group  2018      *   0:26:22 ()
Potatohead People   Returning the Flavour (Featuring Trian Kayhatu) EDIT   Options Nick & Astro's Guide to the Galaxy    2018      *   0:29:16 ()
Marlowe (L'Orange + Solemn Brigham)  Things We Summon   Options Marlowe  Mello Music Group  2018      *   0:30:11 ()
Marlowe (L'Orange + Solemn Brigham)  The Basement   Options Marlowe  Mello Music Group  2018      *   0:32:31 ()
Tru Trilla   Stop Gaming (feat. Stop Gaming feat. Prince Ak & Flykwa)   Options Tru Story    2018    #BrickCity  *   0:36:00 ()
Potatohead People   PoDo My Thing (Do My Thing (Featuring Kapok & Illa J)   Options Nick & Astro's Guide to the Galaxy    2018      *   0:38:40 ()
Chris Rivers   Bruce Lee   Options     2018      *   0:40:23 ()
Marlowe (L'Orange + Solemn Brigham)  gone believer   Options Marlowe  Mello Music Group  2018    best new album of the year so far  *   0:41:56 ()
Marlowe (L'Orange + Solemn Brigham)    Marlowe  Mello Music Group  2018    to be released in June  *   0:45:11 ()
Kasim So Smooth  90's VM to BillyJamHipHopSlam   Options         from the "Bay Area Rapline" - back in da nineties curated by Billy Jam + such crew members as Liz Novoa. Rocky and Kerry    0:47:13 ()
Livehuman   Miles from Miles   Options scratchBop    2017    feat. DJ Quest    0:47:52 ()
Coldcut   Make Up Your Mind (feat. Ce Cile and Toddla T Dub Phizix Remix)   Options     2018      *   0:54:11 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 5/25/18 1:01pm Billy Jam:

Thanks for tuning in today to WFMU where I will be playing mostly all brand new 2018 hip-hop - much of which was mixed while I lay in physical pain on a gurney (hence "The Gurney Mix") in Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley CA earlier this week - after being rushed to ER and then been admitted into the hospital with a staph infection from an accident two + half weeks ago in which I fell from attic and injured myself in several places including fracturing my ankle and re-injuring my back from another accident exactly 3 weeks previously (#WTF?). I type this after just getting discharged from the hospital in Bay Area CA and hence am unable to be (as planned) back in NJ to do this show in person from the FMU studios. But my main man Joe Duffy (one of the many great peeps @ FMU that include Gio, Bronwyn B, Marcel M, Scott W, Michele and station mgr. Ken) kindly jumped in to help me and is back in the NJ studios of WFMU doing the board-op duties today. THANK U Joe "muthafukin" Duffy and everyone else who has helped me during this challenging time in my life which has been humbling but made me grateful for many things inc. true good selfless friends (notably Six Kutter, DJ ALF, Karen D/DJ Mickey, LS Monkey, Liz P + Joe Kemper) + hip-hop music which has aided me in taking my mind off the pain. THANK U - now fire up da dank and da volume and listen to the beat……W F M U know
  Fri. 5/25/18 7:01pm spidermank:

foookin ell Billy,,,,,, hang in there man . all that happening and still doing the show - WFMU peoples are the fuckin best .
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:07pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

YESSSSS! ANOTHER 1!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:08pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Dang I missed the SUW remix!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:09pm ADA:

Peace and love, much healing power sending to you Billy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:12pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

This break by Romanowski is NICE!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/25/18 7:12pm Ike:

Oh no Billy! Stay strong, man.
  Fri. 5/25/18 7:14pm Dave in Washington State:

nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:15pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Tiger Bomb Express eh? I gotta check that album out.
  Fri. 5/25/18 7:18pm Dave in Washington State:

incredible mega mix
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:19pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

CraYONNNNN!!! Good stuff!
  Fri. 5/25/18 7:19pm Glen but also Luis:

rest up, Billy! hope you are better soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:29pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

This Paul Barman song is smooth!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:29pm Joe D.:

"I'm ill as the 94 crime bill"

boyyyyyy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:30pm Aaron Hali:

What’s Crackin y’all? Damn Billy, why are you always trying to be like me hurting yourself and shit? But you’re out of the hospital? Great news!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:32pm Joe D.:

can we all give Billy props for putting this show together and having it still be dope... last time I was in the hospital I couldn't do anything but pop pills and eat cookies
  Fri. 5/25/18 7:34pm Dave in Washington State:

thanks to you Joe Duffy too and all at New Jersey's finest
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:38pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Produced a dope ass show from a gurney!? THAT alone shows dedication and love for a culture. The show must go ON!! <fist bump to Billy>
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/25/18 7:39pm Ike:

Yeah, what Joe D. & ALF said! I have no idea how Billy even did it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:43pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

@Ike If Billy met up with Dan K., he can make many great things come alive, especially music! :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/25/18 7:44pm common:

billy. all
  Fri. 5/25/18 7:44pm spidermank:

the photo of Ken on his bike gunning it thru the floods and shite to WFMU HQ after Sandy says it all for me about WFMU and its people - all for one , one for all. Aint no fuckin with the Wuff Mu clan. Billy Jam - the man who still can dig crates from a gurney
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 7:44pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

@Ike Billy's secret superpower's will come alive!
  Fri. 5/25/18 7:50pm Dave in Washington State:

killer show
Avatar Fri. 5/25/18 7:53pm Billy Jam:

hey thank YOU and thanks Joe muthafuckin Duffy
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 5/25/18 7:54pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hey, Billy Jam! Hope you get back into shape very soon.
Avatar Fri. 5/25/18 7:55pm Billy Jam:

for first time in my life I discovered first hand how hip-hop can save your life, lift you soul,,,goddam dat music made my day
  Fri. 5/25/18 7:55pm spidermank:

cheers Billy and everyone whos pitched in to get this together. Thanks for makin fridays something even more pleasurable than they already are. Deep calm healing breaths Billy, lotta love out here for you
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 8:00pm Aaron Hali:

Yo Joe D. You got cookies while you were there? No fair!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 8:00pm Aaron Hali:

Thanks Gio!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 5/25/18 8:01pm Aaron Hali:

Thanks Gio!!!
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