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Artist Track Album Label Year New Approx. start time
dave grusin  theme from the friends of eddie coyle   Options the friends of eddie coyle ost  we want sounds  1973  *   0:00:00 ()
raw silk  malpresentations   Options raw silk  ehse    *   0:03:05 ()
laure briard  on dit que je ne suis pas sage   Options Qué Quoi: This Is the Modern World with Trouble 2018 WFMU Marathon Premium        0:10:39 ()
anders lauge meldgaard  #1   Options at synge verden ind i en ny og mangefoldet tid  ar og dag    *   0:15:01 ()
amuleto  urlicht   Options miszteriumok  three four    *   0:19:00 ()
rosali  do that   Options Freedom of the Press v/a  kith & kin    *   0:31:36 ()
sudan archives  mind control   Options sink  stones throw    *   0:41:20 ()
Super Wings  my love is for you   Options my love is for you  good find  1977  *   0:43:35 ()
claus ogerman  summer ska   Options Skank Your Lucky Stars: Gaylord Fields' 2018 Fundraising Marathon Premium        0:49:08 ()
the magnificent men  nobody treats me the way that you do   Options on the soul side v/a  kent soul    *   0:51:55 ()
rita wright  it's ben a long time happenin'   Options baby I've got it!  ace    *   0:53:25 ()
noonday underground  on a quiet night   Options on a quiet night  hands full    *   0:55:56 ()
pale lights  mother cries   Options the stars seemed brighter  calico cat    *   0:58:52 ()
            1:02:39 ()
jean claude vannier  Les Gardes Volent Au Secours Du Roi ( alternate)   Options Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs present Paris In the Spring v/a  ace    *   1:09:08 ()
damia  la rue de notre amour   Options paris blues the french realist singers 1926-1958 v/a        1:11:49 ()
oliver nelson  stolen moments   Options blues: abstract truth        1:14:41 ()
ryuichi sakamoto  solari   Options async        1:23:22 ()
ryuichi sakamoto  CHASM   Options chasm        1:27:01 ()
grouper  birthday song   Options grid of points  kranky    *   1:30:29 ()
metabolismus  arsch beim duschen   Options Can't Low Up To The Amped Buenaes (split LP mono pause)  feeding tube    *   1:33:36 ()
chico buarque  Cotidiano   Options Construção        1:35:50 ()
karen dalton  in my own dream   Options in my own time        1:38:36 ()
Ibrahim Ferrer con Chepín y Su Orquesta Oriental  rossana   Options mi oriente        1:42:48 ()
peter j smith  86   Options black smoke  god unknown  2016    1:46:02 ()
MV & EE with the bummer road  mine all troubled blues   Options green blues        1:49:27 ()
laraaji  laraajicollaji ( carlos nino edit + additions featuring jamael dean)   Options sun transformations  all saints    *   1:55:30 ()
kitty , daisy & lewis  ride   Options kitty, diasy & lewis        1:58:31 ()
durutti column  a silence   Options short stories for pauline        2:09:00 ()
meg baird  do what you gotta do   Options dear companion        2:13:11 ()
matteo vallicelli  nuova notte   Options primo  captured tracks    *   2:16:42 ()
Kadhja Bonet  thoughts around tea   Options childqueen  fat possum    *   2:20:27 ()
kevin ayers  song for insane times   Options joy of a toy        2:22:33 ()
evan lurie  tarantella   Options selling water by the side of the river        2:25:57 ()
Luisa Maita  ai vem ele   Options lero-lero        2:29:33 ()
duncan browne  the martlet   Options duncan browne        2:33:40 ()
miriam makeba  xica da silva   Options         2:38:06 ()
leila  melodicore   Options like weather        2:43:24 ()
Die Welttraumforscher  nova huta-remix lovetown + mindgarden   Options 21 Weltraum-Standards        2:47:49 ()
the field mice  clearer   Options         2:50:07 ()
maps & atlases  ringing bell   Options lightlessness is nothing new  barsuk    *   2:53:35 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 7/26/18 9:01am melinda:

Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:01am NotARealDoctor:

Good morning, Trouble and Trouble-Makers! I can't hang around today, but I'll be listening as usual. Much love to you all.
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:03am Izzy:

Off to a groovy start! :^)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:03am JFR:

2001 Jazz Funk Greats
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:04am themutante:

Let's do this!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:04am Trouble:

good morning thursday and all who inhabit here
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:04am queems:

morning all!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:07am steveo:

good morning. as usual, i can't believe it's thursday already
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:08am The Oscar:

Mornin' all! Just saw Eddie Coyle for the first time last summer-- one of the local theaters here in Boston successfully lobbied for the creation of a new digital restoration. Great stuff.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:09am Diezel Tea:

Salutations to Trouble & The Makers. Greetings from the land of qanon child prodigies.
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:10am dug:

so nice to cook l a little breakfast and just roll right into you set.
moochas grassy ass :-)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:12am Roberto:

Good morning, Trouble! Let me know if you have any more questions about Haverford :)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:13am jdaFromCologne:

hey trouble. we reached 100 degree. in the office it feels like 120… play some ice cold tunes…
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:13am Trouble:

yes @ roberto: how do i get my kid off his phone to write his college essay?
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:14am D. Lightfoot:

Thanks god that's over
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:14am Roberto:

Oy vey don't get me started about the essays. But at least phone usage has never been an issue with my kid.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:15am Adrian in London:

Hello Trouble. Liking this Marathon track *sits at letterbox, waiting*
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:16am Adrian in London:

@Trouble Why not just post DJ Icepack's mobile phone number here on the messageboard and we'll all text him every hour on the hour and tell him to do some work? Problem solved!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:19am steveo:

seen on google "Amazon Patents Accordion-Like Drone Delivery Chute "
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:20am Roberto:

I have to say Adrian's idea is pretty good.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:21am northguineahills:

Now I need to hear Paulina Oliveros!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:23am Trouble:

ha! @adrian, i am sure that could only improve my relationship with him
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:23am steveo:

but it think it's just a harmonium
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:24am themutante:

'Like Spinning Plates' would go into this great.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:24am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Trouble and Troublogues.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:25am Webhamster Henry:

Dronez 'Я' Us!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:26am Lewis:

@NGH - good call... maybe the long stringed instrument stuff that she was involved with...
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:29am dug:

diggin that first set for sure.
im the only white cat on my counch in my apt, so not feeling the haters.
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:29am Daybreak the Teacher:

@Trouble - college essay advice: you can’t wait until you’re so frustrated with your kid that you explode and demand: do it now! Since it is the summer, structure free / school is out time, you need to both agree to put down your phones for 15 to come up with a short written agreement. X much done by Y point. Repeat until done. Having an written down can be a huge help, but only if you do it together. You can set the terms together (consequences for failure to meet deadlines) so that you both know what the terms are and have agreed. Plus the bonus for your kid is that agreement time isn’t start the essay NOW time. It give them space to shift back into that mode.

Hope this helps!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:31am bobdoesthings:

good morning!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:31am Trouble:

merci@ daybreak. we did all of that except the written agreement. there is a timeline set up but we will sit down and write up an agreement: good point.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:32am Ken From Hyde Park:

Daughter tried her hand at baking bread last night, so it's tea and toast for breakfast this morning.
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:32am tadpoles:

Morning Trouble...do you have any Third Ear Band? This seems to put me in the mood.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:32am themutante:

What a track that Urlicht is.
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:33am Daybreak the Teacher:

It seems like verbal should be enough, but having it in writing where everyone looks at it and agrees seems to have more power. Plus something to point at :)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:36am themutante:

Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:36am steveo:

that amuleto has 47 releases on bandcamp! also one swiss franc is almost exactly a dollar
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:38am dug:

>Daybreak the Teacher
preach it on to those lazy kids. man was i one of them,good grades, high test scores. but it took my pops just about kicking my ass to get those written.

triple album == triple money.
i dig that kids harmonica
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:38am steveo:

oh, sorry 47 is total for the label
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:41am The Oscar:

My family's Danish, and I can confirm that looks pretty Dansk to me :) I have a cousin named Anders-- the native pronunciation is closer to "Honors."
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:41am melinda:

That was a nice opening theme. Interesting movie.
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:41am cccinkc:

Dark Passage?
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:43am Ike:

The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein?
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:43am Lucky:

Dark Passage
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:44am Trouble:

yes! thank you @lucky!
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:45am sig:

See how it works
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:46am holland oats:

super wings - is from comp?
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:50am Trouble:

no @holland oats reissue on vinyl
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:51am Itzall Ablurr:

Hi Trouble, good morning. I may need to contact Mr. McGasko about this but how does one obtain a copy of this Marathon Premium? I'm pretty sure I need it.
  Thu. 7/26/18 9:52am holland oats:

Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:58am melinda:

digging the noonday underground
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 9:59am Sig:

Sea, how it working.. Killler here somewhere on earth
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:00am adampsyche:

that was a nice song
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:00am Sig:

  Thu. 7/26/18 10:04am Kiss Grits:

really enjoying this music while accidentally getting high off spray adhesive over here at the Blue Man Group laboratory you're the best
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:06am Ike:

pledge @ wfmu . org... I think?
  Thu. 7/26/18 10:07am holland oats:

later splitting off into spicy and crunchy wings
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:08am sphere:

Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:09am Joe McG:

If anyone needs to get in touch, pledge@wfmu.org works or you can get me at jmcgasko@wfmu.org. The address joe@wfmu.org will get you the wonderful Joe Belock, though, so you may want to say hello to him anyway!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:09am northguineahills:

this census issue has made me angry. (former US Census geographer). Wrote my congresscritters about it.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:10am northguineahills:

Thanks Joe, I'll wait until Augustish until I inquire if my package was lost or stolen.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:11am Sig:

Un I vErsitY
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:11am Joe McG:

@ngh: Wise!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:13am ben abs:

After a few hours of lazing in the hammock it's back to work and fmu... hola trouble and all!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:14am Trouble:

census comment: participate.lwv.org...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:16am Trouble:

OOOOPS! so sorry to all the Joes at WFMU. yikes. thanks so much Joe McGasko for chiming in...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:17am MD:

  Thu. 7/26/18 10:19am Kevin in Doomsville:

Just signed the LWV petition re: upcoming census.

You should too!

Tell them Trouble sent you ;)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:19am βrian:

Salut les auditeurs ! It's a gorgeous day on the isthmus.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:22am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Trouble and all!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:22am Trouble:

did anyone see this article about Ryuichi Sakamoto? www.nytimes.com...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:23am βrian:

I showed my new FMU T-shirt to my wife. She had never heard of the Petrowski Skyway ...
  Thu. 7/26/18 10:23am jt:

hoe down is also very good
  Thu. 7/26/18 10:26am holland oats:

methinks we have a film buff at the turntables
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:27am sphere:

@ Trouble - I did. My favorite part was when Sakamoto made a playlist about bass guitar for his son but left out Jaco Pastorius out of "personal taste." :)

his son found out about the omission and he told off his dad!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:27am Trouble:

true@holland oats, i love films: art films, old films, foreign films.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:29am northguineahills:

Sakamoto comes pre-clickied, will have to read the article later. I have a nice DVD of Sakamoto w/ Alva Noto....
  Thu. 7/26/18 10:29am holland oats:

looking forward to ryuichi doc / also hadn't heard of 'friends of eddie coyle' until the other day when jason mantzoukas hyped it on 'what's in your bag?' (his grandfather has a cameo)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:30am steveo:

don't mind if i never escape this chasm
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:30am Trouble:

ryuichi documentary: variety.com...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:37am melinda:

@holland oats I watched Eddie Coyle sometime within the last year or two and enjoyed seeing familiar faces from the 70s/early 80s. I think it's part of Criterion.
  Thu. 7/26/18 10:39am holland oats:

@melinda yes! it's on my weekend watchlist
  Thu. 7/26/18 10:39am Fernando P.:

Cotidiano is the Buarque’s most genius song.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:40am βrian:

Karen's unmistakable voice.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:40am D. Lightfoot:

yes Karen
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:40am northguineahills:

Karen Dalton!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:41am holland oats:

strong tim hardin vibe here
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:43am bobdoesthings:

did karen dalton only do covers ?
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:44am βrian:

Ibrahim Ferrer was, among other things, a man with perfect posture.
  Thu. 7/26/18 10:44am still b/p:

Local bigger-screen showing tonight of On The Waterfront, but don't think I can catch it. Next week will try to attend part of Bluestocking festival, screening only Bechdel Test qualified films.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:44am melinda:

My local library was gifted the entire collection of dvds from the local video store when they closed a few years ago, including their Criterions. It sometimes easier to just choose from the Criterions and not bother with the main section.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:46am northguineahills:

I miss when Netflix had the full Criterion collection...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:46am melinda:

@b/p always something interesting going on, I don't get out much but catch matinees sometimes.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:46am holland oats:

@melinda filmstruck has most of the library online, or kanopy has a lot for free if you have an nypl library card
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:47am The Oscar:

Was about to say what Holland Oats said. Filmstruck is seriously pretty fantastic, and I can't figure out why more people don't subscribe.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:49am holland oats:

i'ts very tempting
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:49am holland oats:

i really the interface and curated vibe
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:49am northguineahills:

Reminds me, when I visit NYC again, to get my NYC Public Library card renewed, to stream films...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:49am holland oats:

Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:51am The Oscar:

Yeah, I like that you can browse alphabetically, including within genre. I always feel like Netflix's "algorithmic" menus are designed to mask the lack of selection.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:52am Sig:

Train of thaughts ey
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:52am holland oats:

@oscar hey boston hassler do you know my pal gilmore by any chance?
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:52am melinda:

It seems like if you know where to look there's a lot of good stuff that's streamable, it just means having multiple subscriptions. I'm trying to break my evening politically-oriented YouTube video habit and get back into movies, starting with some Kore-eda films.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:53am northguineahills:

Mathew Valentine & Erica Elder!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:56am Adrian in London:

There's a very good arthouse-film streaming site called Mubi.com. A new film appears every day and stays there for 30 days. And they have different titles in different territories (*cough, cough VPN*)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:56am holland oats:

i too suffer from vpn :-)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:57am βrian:

Everything in my Netflix queue: "Availability unknown"
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:58am The Oscar:

@Holland I don't know if we've actually met, but definitely know of her through Hassle circles-- small world!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 10:58am holland oats:

Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:00am Sig:

I wonder./wander what/it /will coherent wit the earn/urn.. Cobihernsive.. LO ha humm. Talking writing /greed no.. UMM OK. What now. Still we'll always have. And fuck it all up in 30 seconds. 30 seconds for the airplane, yes that's right Rights.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:05am melinda:

I'd love to know what the previous music was that drove him to complain.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:05am βrian:

Imagine how it feels for the staff in that restaurant.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:06am Adrian in London:

If you;ve got a few quid lying around you could always buy Ryuichi's Hawaii home www.realtor.com...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:06am Planet Tyler:

I recently left a hair salon before dye job was done cos the music was unbearable...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:08am Vivian:

Trouble, please post your book list on the facebook page. You have such great suggestions.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:08am Webhamster Henry:

Rhino is good: it has a lot of books for a record store! Rocket #9 is also good down the block (run by Doug Wygal). I live around the corner from both of them.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:09am lukavino:

i was readin Astral Weeks but i lost it somewhere. :(
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:09am melinda:

I just finished So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson. I recommend it.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:10am sphere:

I'm reading a collection of new sword & sorcery stories called Book of Swords, edited by the late Gardner Dozois. The SF/F world is gonna miss him.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:10am northguineahills:

My food, reading, music, is determined by chance (well, food is usually determined to by what I excel at cooking, or if I'm trying to master a new cuisine).
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:10am dano59:

I could beg Spectrum for their latest "deal" for 2 yrs of servitude ... or go Filmstruck ... or Mubi?
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:10am Priscilla:

"The Sea, the Sea" by Iris Murdoch. Had deja vu & realized I had read it before. It was still great the second time.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:10am Vivian:

I finished Fire and Fury last week. Lately been on a doc and non-fiction binge, need to escape into fiction for a bit.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:11am northguineahills:

Although, I went two years w/o reading my The Wire subscription, so, I'm catching up on that before the I-Ching picks something else for me.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:11am Planet Tyler:

I'm obsessed with polar exploration/search for the northwest passage/etc. I end up reading those books in the summer. I also watch movies set in the snow. Yes, I cant wait till the summer is over.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:11am holland oats:

books - recently finished michael benson's new one on 2001 & david lynch's 'room to dream' - in a bit of a lull now but nibbling at alan greenberg's 'love in vain'
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:12am The Oscar:

My summertime go-to reads are PG Wodehouse and Stephen King (the latter mainly because my girlfriend and I try to spend a few days in Maine every summer, and I am a cliche).
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:13am D. Lightfoot:

I read for a living so I almost never read for pleasure or interest anymore
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:13am tadpoles:

Nice to hear the Durutti Column. "Lou Reed" by Anthony DeCurtis is a good read (no puns please) although I realized how much of his more recent stuff I was totally ignorant of.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:14am D. Lightfoot:

I've read the first 30 pages of a dozen books in the past three years probably
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:15am Walter:

I am reading The Pumpkin Eaters by Penelope Mortimer. She is crazy great. Also I am sure you must know the work of Kate Chopin. I did not until recently
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:16am northguineahills:

I love this Meg Baird album....
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:16am Sig:

Now I'm thinking of those last four pages
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:17am still b/p:

Browsing Henry Beston excerpts. But I need a permanent written agreement to devote read time!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:22am Adrian in London:

I am reading A Simple Story by Leila Gierriero, a non-fiction about an Argentinian dance competition, on my phone; Hungry Ghosts by Australian author Susan Johnson in paperback; and an enormous biography of Jean Cocteau in hardback. Managing about 10 pages a night of that one – it's a long-term project.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:23am Priscilla:

Loved "Possession" by AS Byatt. Also "The Line of Beauty" by Alan Hollinghurst
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:24am the Canterbury wood-elf:

Love this Kevin Ayers song! Thanks Trouble :)
Great show thus far...
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:25am Ike:

I've been listening to the audiobook of Charles Stross's "Atrocity Archives." Oddly I've read later books in this series but never this one, which is the first (but most are stand-alones anyway). It's actually two novellas. In the first, British counter-occult bureaucrats have to stop "reality incursions" from evil extra-dimensional critters and/or undead Nazis that want to eat our brains... while squabbling over timesheets and missing overtime paperwork.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:25am D. Lightfoot:

I can recommend two authors I recently discovered that I like, though—Doris Grumbach and A.L. Kennedy
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:25am emily:

have been out of listening range until this last minute. totally forgot about the "insane" kevin ayers! WTF Trouble. Thanks for being you!
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:27am ATL EX-Pat:

Kevin Ayers!!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:28am The Oscar:

I just read Geek Love by Katherine Dunn for the first time a few years ago, and loved it-- I had avoided it for years because I assumed it was about the OTHER definition of "geek."
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:29am Sig:

Digging sway of humor mann, between the opposites is somethin
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:29am Jeff Moore:

Doobie doobie doobie!
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:29am mary:

this tarantella by e lurie. always loved his version
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:30am ben abs:

Wow, haven't heard this version, groovy! - Currently getting to the end of The White Album by Joan Didion, some really great essays, some which just kind of passed me by. Ordered 10 new novels over the weekend, so spoilt for choice a s to whats next!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:30am Sig:

Or just lol, yeah'lol
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:31am melinda:

I like this version too, new to me.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:31am melinda:

@Jeff I thought it was scooby ooby wooby
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:32am Peter in SEA:

Reading "Salvage the Bones" by Jessmyn Ward; it's off to a good start!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:32am Passaic River Blues:

@Adrian: is that the Claude Arnaud biography you're talking about it? How is it so far? I almost bought Steigmuller's at a library book sale but I knew it'd probably be two decades before I got to it. I never really thought about Cocteau that much until I read "The Difficulty of Being" and reevaluated.

@Ben Abs: One of the best, although all Didion is good Didion, even the bad.
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:33am some_guy:

Is the RadioRethink link for the 128k live stream dumping me to the 32k version instead? The sound quality isn't so hot today. (The 128k AAC link on this page sounds great tho'.)
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:34am Peter in SEA:

Also "Known and Strange Things' by Teju Cole. Excellent essays on literature, visual, cultural.
  Thu. 7/26/18 11:36am some_guy:

Oh yeah: Reading "Why Orwell Matters" by Christopher Hitchens.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:37am holland oats:

the db
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:38am Adrian in London:

@Passaic Yes, it is the Arnaud biog. I'm 350 pages in and Radiguet's just died. So it's thorough, I'll give it that…
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:39am D. Lightfoot:

Just finished editing a pretty good ms. about Orwell's various film and TV adaptations.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:39am ben abs:

'When Watched' by Leopoldine Core was been a recent fave of mine
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:39am melinda:

I also just read The Customer Is Always Wrong, graphic novel by Mimi Pond. Really good.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:39am Priscilla:

"Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:40am Adrian in London:

I also recently read the Françoise Hardy autobiog and discovered that Serge Gainsbourg's dog died of cirrhosis through licking the bottom of her master's unfinished glasses of booze :-(
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:41am Adrian in London:

@Priscilla Nice one. Her early books are so good
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:42am holland oats:

Speaking of Serge - Jane Birkin's brother popped up in my 2001 book!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:44am Sem:

Lurking and listening this morning. Wonderful things, Trouble. Thank you.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:46am Trouble:

merci@ sem!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:46am holland oats:

honorable mention - 'russian roulette' by michal isikoff and david corn
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:50am JakeGould:

“…discovered that Serge Gainsbourg's dog died of cirrhosis through licking the bottom of her master's unfinished glasses of booze…” That sounds mighty truthy.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:51am Chris from DC:

Field Mice! Yay!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:52am Passaic River Blues:

@Adrian: hahaha Damn, Radiguet dead at page 350? It'll be page 950 before you start reading about those movies in the 50s.

@Holland Oats: That was a good one. Seth Hettena's "Trump/Russia" and Luke Harding's "Collusion" also excellent reads on the subject.
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:55am βrian:

If you're interested:
Coming up on the Drummer Stream
Underwater Theme Park with Meghan
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:55am northguineahills:

Thanks Trouble!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:57am Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Trouble. Good luck with the essay adventure. Make sure he doesn't try to buy one off the dark web!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:57am Priscilla:

Thanks Trouble!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:57am Passaic River Blues:

Thank you, Trouble!
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:57am ben abs:

Thanks Trouble :)
Avatar Thu. 7/26/18 11:59am Simon from England:

great show, I enjoyed that a lot thanks
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