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Options July 20, 2018: Supposed To Put The Needle On The Record & Write Graffiti On The Bus (Yes Indeedy)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
PTNOTRremixProject  Supposed To Play A Record + Write Graffiti on the Bus (Yes Indeedy)   Options     2018    *    
DJ Muggs & MF Doom   Death Wish (feat. Freddie Gibbs)   Options     2018    *   0:01:26 ()
Marlowe (L'Orange + Solemn Brigham)  Not So Paranoid After All   Options Marlowe  Mello Music Group  2018    *   0:03:35 ()
Canibus   Ghetto People Song   Options     2018    *   0:05:11 ()
Westside Gunn   MEAN Gene   Options     2018    *   0:07:55 ()
The Alchemist  In Case You Forgot (feat. Roc Marciano)   Options     2018    *   0:09:55 ()
Lord Apex   High Stakes (produced by Delicasteez)   Options     2018  West London’s Lord Apex who's sound is perfectly complimented by dope producer Delicasteez whom I reached out to today to invite him to tune in and join comments - if he sees in time -  *   0:12:47 ()
Bub Rock   Miracle Water   Options     2018    *   0:14:26 ()
Philanthrope   Cutting In Reverse (feat. Sugiwa)   Options     2018    *   0:16:51 ()
Marlowe (L'Orange + Solemn Brigham)  Palm Readers   Options Marlowe    2018  Marlowe “Palm Readers” = song that last week's interviewee Solemn Brigham of Marlowe discussed meaning behind -  *   0:18:18 ()
Solemn Brigham   WFMU Marlowe Freestyle   Options PTNOTR Vol 5    2018    *   0:21:08 ()
Marlowe (L'Orange + Solemn Brigham)  Medicated   Options Marlowe  Mello Music Group  2018    *   0:21:45 ()
Kaotic Style   Hip Hop Jazz   Options Kaotic Style Compilation (1994 - 96)      old school mid nineties reissue of forgotten act Kaotic Style "Compilation (1994 - 96)"    0:23:52 ()
Redman   I Love Hip Hop   Options     2018  brand new Redman - backyard party bbq song of the summer of 2018?  *   0:26:45 ()
Klaus Layer   I Get Money (feat. Blu & Simple One)   Options     2018    *   0:28:36 ()
R.A. The Rugged Man  Dark Streets (feat. Malik B & Amalie Bruun)   Options     2018    *   0:31:54 ()
Rast  illmatic   Options     2018  this is a truly powerful emotionally packed interpretation of a hip-hop classic  *   0:35:47 ()
Skillz “  In A Minute (produced @theDJBuddha) EDIT   Options I’m The DJ and The Rapper    2018  wait.....this isn't end of the year......rap up.....nope Skillz is back with this bouncy summer jam - edited down a bit here to fit in more music overall in whole hour - find the full length its from - an update on old school hiphop classic "I'm The DJ He's The Rapper" on SoundCLoud  *   0:39:13 ()
Darko The Super   Got To Get Out remix (feat. Dillon)   Options     2018  few weeks ago played another by dope Darko The Super - Totally different and featuring Dillon, this is also off the hook new hip-hop  *   0:40:50 ()
The Pharcyde  Takeover Freestyle (KUSF 1993)   Options Put The Needle On Billy Jam's 30 Years In Radio [2014 WFMU Marathon Mix]    1993  from back in early 93 in San Francisco - Pharcyde on my kUSF show HipHopSlam - before their DNA show showcase by The BOMB - Dave Paul - amazing time in hip-hop history    0:45:04 ()
The Pharcyde   Passin' Me By (Inka Remix)   Options     2018  new remix of classic from early 90's  *   0:49:35 ()
Career Crooks   Corrup Novelist (SP's Revenge Mix)   Options     2018    *   0:54:09 ()
Superbad Solace   Wet Cement   Options     2018    *   0:57:16 ()
 
Music behind DJ:
Gwop Sullivan  
Mr Hill   Options     2018    *   0:59:27 ()


Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 3:39pm Billy Jam:

thanks to YOU for supporting WFMU and for tuning into this show today - Also stay tuned for Mr Fine Wine (back from London) who comes on next and major shout out to Becky/Honky Tonk Radio Girl who did an amazing job filling in for Downtown Soulville last week - she played some incredible soulful tracks - albeit a lot of heartbreaker themed ones - Also shout out to fellow WFMU volunteer Mark R. who is handling the board-op/engineering duties today back in Jersey City while I am on location in CA and doing the show from here in the Bay Area - Mark R. is the host of “Circle Time” on WFMU whose music mix, one that might include Duck-Duck Goose, caters to “sensory experiences, socialization and fun.” NOTE that MARK R. will be filling in for Matt Fiveash on Weekly World Blues on this upcoming Tuesday night. Meanwhile check out Mark R’s archives page where you can listen back to his most recent show from July 7th ("Hello, it's me…..again") URL link to playlist and archive = wfmu.org...
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 3:47pm Billy Jam:

today's show (like most shows I have been doing this year) is nearly all brand new 2018 hip-hop music -that I have chosen from approx 5 hours of new music I went thru recently - picking what I consider to be the best of the best -just one person's opinion -but it is genuine and consistent. I will also include a few older cuts but they are new-ish too since one is a reissue of a long forgotten track/act, another is a little heard freestyle from back in the day and another is a new mix of an old / golden era classic by the same group who did freestyle on my show back in 93 and whose lyrics are referenced in the title of today's show and intro song / speaking of today's show and the image atop the playlist - NOTE: the first person to hear/notice and identify (with first comment) the sample of Randy Savage/The Macho Man will win a prize. All you got to do is to post the first comment on this comments board to I.D. the late great 80's/90's professional wrestler star. After your comment has been qualified as correct answer I will post a comment to u with more info. OK? thanks to YOU and thanks to F M U
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:05pm chris:

hey, Billy Jam, Mark R and everyone. mrs. and i have been watching GLOW on the flix. fun 80's/wrestling show. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:05pm mb:

What up PTNOTR peeps? Hello Mark R.
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:06pm Billy Jam:

hey mb + Chris and Mark R. and all others tuned in live and in later archives
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:07pm Mark R:

Hey you guys, thanks for tuning in! This sounds like a good soundtrack for that, Chris.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:08pm mb:

"oh YEAH" Macho Man Randy Savage

::flexes::
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:09pm mb:

Blinetle has been on repeat these past few weeks. Those beats, though...
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:09pm Billy Jam:

@mb. CONGRATS U win by I.D.ing the macho man Randy Savage - shoot me your (snail) mail address to billyjam@wfmu.org for your prize to be mailed to u
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:12pm northguineahills:

que chinga, I was in the other room moving crap at work, couldn't email in...
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:20pm Billy Jam:

am already planning the PTNOTRWorldTour2018/2019 - thanks to Spidermank's idea - and thinking of going to either or both Washington State and North Carolina to do show with member of Marlowe
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:21pm Billy Jam:

again reminder to check out Mark R.'s archives and his upcoming show next Tuesday
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:21pm northguineahills:

yeah, been vibing to Marlowe's drop lately, very deep!
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:23pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Peace and Blessings everyone! Right now I’m in Okinawa, Japan getting some rest and relaxation! It’s so funny that back on August 17, 2005 Billy Jam conducted an phone interview on me at WFMU while I was stationed here serving in the Air Force in Okinawa. You can check it out in the archives. It was a pretty interesting interview. During the interview, I couldn’t say any negative things about Bush at that time because I would’ve definitely got in trouble.
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:25pm Billy Jam:

besides the whole lyrical flow and production values the lyrics of this song are truly locked in a different time period - examples including "always live never DAT" :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:25pm northguineahills:

@ALF: ahhh, you were stationed at Kadena (I grew up at NAF Atsugi outside of Yokota)
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:25pm Billy Jam:

ALF!!!!!
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:26pm Billy Jam:

BTW - in the intro mix for this week's show I included a tiny bit of ALF at beginning - few seconds in was ALF working "Pu the needle on the......." on his turntable composition intro for this show - ALF has been down since Day 1 and is part of WFMU + PTNOTR
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:29pm northguineahills:

Thanks Billy + Alf et al, gotsa leave work, 78 hours is too much for no OT. Salud, y que todos tengan un gran fin de semana!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:29pm Smilty69:

Really good jams. 40 oz beats! Thanks Billy Jam!
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:30pm Billy Jam:

love this song - love the dreamy beat production and the flow - and of course the flow (am biased with anything featuring Blu) of all on the mic - played another by Klaus Layer recently - like this shit
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:30pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Billy Jam. If the World Tour includes a visit with Sammus, that would be great.
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:31pm Billy Jam:

hey NGH and Smilty69 and Ken from Hyde Park - good to have u along today - greetings from CA and from NJ studios (Mark R. engineering in Studio A of WFMU)
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:32pm Tall Paul:

What up Alf n Bill, Alf have the craic in Japan. Dublin checking hope everyone is good. Head nodding to this super scratching.
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:32pm spidermank:

Deeeep shithot beats and treats. Beeellly Jam Slammin it. Yeah World Tour Mu v v a f u k k a. Skratched like a man possessed last week ALF, wikkid shit
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:33pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

@northguineahills Sweet! While I was in the AF, I only went to Yokota AB once. Mainland Japan is cool.
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:34pm Billy Jam:

hey TALL PAUL in Dublin Ireland (what did people in Ireland have to say about Trump thinking Ireland was part of UK?) - say wot up to all in JAPAN ALF who have contributed to this show and to WFMU
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:34pm Billy Jam:

ah shit the Manchester area has checked in - lorries and gentlemen - SPIDERMANK is here......
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:35pm northguineahills:

(well, Norn Iron is part of the UK ;p
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:35pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

@spidermank Thanks man! It was pretty cool briefly sessioning with Quest during his stay in Maryland for the Skratchpad DC showcase.
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:35pm Billy Jam:

yeah SPIDEY - props to you and QUEST ALF for amazing three part session exclusive to PTNOTR
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:36pm Tall Paul:

You all need to check out the new tune by Black Thought https://youtu.be/cq3yrAvUltk
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:41pm spidermank:

hahha gentlelorries and truckmen. Scratchin hits a spot that no other art even targets (IMO), you smacked it right down ALF
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:41pm Tall Paul:

The Irish people aren't happy with Trump's comment saying Ireland is part of the UK. To say we are pissed is being polite
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:42pm mb:

looks like a deep vid/song Tall Paul. Thx
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:43pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

@Tall Paul When did the nimrod say Ireland is part of the UK?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:43pm northguineahills:

Everyone's keeping me from leaving the office. Fine, I'll have a beer first before leaving.
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:44pm spidermank:

cheers northguineahills
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:47pm spidermank:

Wow - The Pharcyde Takeover Freestyle (KUSF 1993) - doin my head right in - feckin awsome
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:47pm northguineahills:

Nah, it's all good. Going to a dem politician meet and greet in 20 mins, to grill the hoser to see he's worthwhile. Citizenship for my Mexi wife should start next spring, and let's just say after our green card encounter last year, we not looking forward to it. Enjoy the weekend spidermank!
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:48pm Tall Paul:

Yo Alf he said this on the 12th of July, which happens to be the worst day of the year in Northern Ireland, due to the Marching season by the Orange men.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:49pm northguineahills:

(been married for 4 years, and every year before this one, it was a rubber stamp affair, as she has a decent job)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:50pm northguineahills:

(and we have means to afford a decent lawyer, most don't have that luxury)
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:51pm spidermank:

she keeps on .....
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:52pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill, just checked your homepage. Nice pic of Randy Macho Man Savage "Oh Yeaaahhh" n Miss Elizabeth. To great legends who unfortunately have passed on. RIP to both of ye.
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:52pm spidermank:

ace remix
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:54pm mb:

@ngh: Give him hell. Took my "wife" from Mexico City 10years and she had a lot of help. The stress is palpable. keep pushing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Billy Jam. Have a good weekend on the west coast side.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:56pm mb:

Thx Billy J and Mark R. Great start to the weekend!
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:57pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill, end of the show. Will have to check back in the archive to check the earlier part. Wishing everyone a dope weekend. North Guinea Hills best of luck with your wife getting her getting her citizenship next Spring. Peace, One Love y'all catch ya next time
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 7:57pm Ike:

Cheers, Billy!
  Fri. 7/20/18 7:58pm spidermank:

mobile Billy yaaaaaaaay
Avatar Fri. 7/20/18 7:59pm Billy Jam:

thank YOU all for listening to this show - thanks Mark R. - thanks to Bronx producer Gwop Sullivan for providing the "I'm supposed to play a record" sample off this final instrumental track - have a safe and fun weekend - see u here next week - wot up Ike -
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 7/20/18 8:00pm chris:

thanks, Billy Jam and Mark R! peace and beautiful weekend, all!
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