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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
neil rolnick  wake up   Options ex-machina  innova  2016  CD  0:00:00 ()
marty balin  hearts   Options balin  emi  1981  LP  0:11:40 ()
joe e. covington  mama neptune   Options joe e. covington's fat fandango  grunt  1973  LP  0:16:17 ()
toiling midgets  preludes   Options dead beats  thermidor  1985  LP  0:23:54 ()
floris vanhoof  talking gongs   Options talking gongs  edições cn  2017  CD  0:29:58 ()
laraaji  live at terrafoma 2017   Options VA: terraforma  wire mag  2018  CD  0:32:12 ()
belfegore  ridiculous   Options a dog is born  pure freude  1983  LP  0:35:41 ()
matt johnson  bugle boy / delirious   Options burning blue soul  4ad  1983  LP  0:40:31 ()
minutes after  raining on earth   Options minutes after  psychic animal records  1988  LP  0:45:21 ()
troy tate  we209   Options   sire  1984  12"  0:50:37 ()
mood of defiance  poem / not what you think   Options NOW  new underground  1982  LP  0:57:05 ()
su tissue  salon de musique   Options salon de musique  adversity ltd   1984  LP  1:01:32 ()
aaron troyer  wasteland   Options predatory eyes  self-released  2018  LP  1:15:00 ()
brandy  urgent blowout   Options laugh track  monofonus press  2018  LP  1:18:28 ()
debris  one way spit   Options s/t  static disposal  1976  LP  1:22:51 ()
lavender flu  you are the prey / floor lord   Options mow the glass  in the red  2018  LP  1:25:47 ()
teksti-tv 666  aidattu tulevaisuus   Options aidattu tulevaisuus  svart  2018  CD  1:30:02 ()
naked raygun  treason   Options understand  caroline  1989  LP  1:32:42 ()
body/head  in the dark room   Options the switch  matador  2018  LP  1:37:24 ()
hal shows  on a mission   Options birthday suit  raven records  1989  LP  1:46:38 ()
firehose  she paints pictures   Options sometimes, almost always ep  sst  1988  12"  1:50:58 ()
arndales  theme from a big 10-8 place   Options shops  in the red  2018  LP  1:53:40 ()
sediment club  the payoff   Options stucco theives  wharf cat  2018  LP  1:56:48 ()
benni  final take off / the return   Options the return  goner records  2018  LP  1:59:19 ()
MB jones  sacred cows in hadley massachusettes   Options by MB jones  feeding tube  2018  LP  2:06:00 ()
one eleven heavy  valley bottom fever   Options VA: freedom of the press  kith & kin  2018  CD  2:08:35 ()
gene clark  one way road   Options gene clark sings for you  omnivore  2018  LP  2:13:37 ()
dewey terry  do on my feel (what i did in the street)   Options chief  tumbleweed records  1972  LP  2:16:55 ()
reverse heck  gift   Options VA: life out there  four dots records  1985  LP  2:30:27 ()
float up cp  the lonliest girl   Options kill me in the morning  rough trade/upside  1985  LP  2:35:14 ()
treo  when your lover has gone   Options VA: a totally new sound  smiling c  1984/2018  LP  2:38:47 ()
carl stone  sonali   Options electronic music from the eighties and nineties  unseen worlds  2018  LP  2:41:59 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 9:04am karlward:

Dreaaaaaam.....
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 9:04am Rocky Horror:

I'm dreamin my life away
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:05am John Allen:

roll call
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 9:06am Rocky Horror:

Miami, FL here
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:06am northguineahills:

G-ville, FL here....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:06am Rich in Bay Ridge:

Nothing says "happy Friday" like this Rolnick piece.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:09am maestroso:

New Providence here
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:11am Ken From Hyde Park:

Checking in from Dutchess County, NY. I am up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 9:11am karlward:

It never feels like ten minutes
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:12am adampsyche:

exactly what rich in bay ridge said
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:15am maestroso:

I so remember playing this Balin song on the Rhodes back in my cover band days.
  Fri. 8/17/18 9:17am Stephen Adams:

neil rolnick is on ja in the am, in the uk its 2 pm the weekend starts now!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 9:18am MD:

Good Morning Freeform Militia...SUMMER!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:20am ben abs:

hey JA & everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:35am George of Troy:

Good morning, John and crew
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:36am John Allen:

morning george
  Fri. 8/17/18 9:40am Mark Williams:

Belfegore were German, weren't they? I remember a Conny Plank-produced record by them that isn't quite as moody as this track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 9:42am Guido from Cologne:

Burning Blue Soul!
Love that album!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 9:51am rsj:

Glad to see there are other comments besides the joe belock one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 9:55am Mikula:

Who is this Troy Tate? Why don't I know him?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 9:56am MD:

NATAS!!!
  Fri. 8/17/18 10:03am olivia:

Yes yes yes go su tissue
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 10:04am G:

SU!!!! WHERE ARE YOU????
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 10:04am Devin B.:

Wish someone would reissue this
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 10:07am mb:

Morristown NJ on a slow roll here. G'morn
  Fri. 8/17/18 10:13am Rodney:

Su Tissue sounded like Magma/Zeuhl music. Nice.
  Fri. 8/17/18 10:21am jasper:

Great selects today JA. It's the super awesome mixtape that I wished I'd gotten in middle School.
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 10:21am Rocky Horror:

Well! Brandy is urgently blowing it out
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 10:24am Rocky Horror:

This sounds like the stuff Howard Hessman would play on KMPX (San Francisco) back in the late 60s
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 10:28am Marcel M:

yo yo
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 10:31am Rocky Horror:

Oh no! we're all starting to get the lavender flu
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 10:34am Cheri Pi:

J'Allen!
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 10:34am Rocky Horror:

NEWS FLASH: JA in the AM on WFMU has been quarentined do to lavener flu outbreak! Film at 11!
  Fri. 8/17/18 10:36am egould310:

Yes! Naked Raygun is one of my faves. One of my first punk shows was NR and Big Black in the basement venue in Muncie, IN at the No Bar & Grill.
  Fri. 8/17/18 10:44am egould310:

Big Black really brought the fireworks that evening.

Literally, Steve Albini detonated a milk crate full of fire crackers, bottle rockets and smoke bombs. The whole place was filled with acrid smoke. Sweaty teens slam dancing while sweat and snot and tears poured out of our heads. All hopped up on Jolt! cola.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 10:50am D. Lightfoot:

I hate my life but it doesn't care--just hangs around all the time anyway, out of spite I think.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 10:50am D. Lightfoot:

But I like this show
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 10:53am peapod ross:

egould310, that sounds fking great
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 10:55am jmd:

no other possibility
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:17am karlward:

This is fire.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:23am JakeGould:

HELLO!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:24am crateslinger:

@egould310 - sounds like you were in Muncie around maybe the same time I was in Cincinnati. Zero Boys, Toxic Reasons, SS-20, Human Zoo, Haunting Souls. Ever make it to the Jockey Club?
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 11:25am Rocky Horror:

Hello JakeGould
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:26am crateslinger:

Musical Suicide was my favorite mid-western punk band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:28am karlward:

Play some Trux, you know that's what the people need.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:33am coelacanth∅:

yes, and could you please make that trux royal?
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 11:33am Rocky Horror:

Reverse Heck is from Denton, TX... The Home of Happiness
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:34am coelacanth∅:

(sorry, i don't know what anyone's talking about)
  Fri. 8/17/18 11:35am egould310:

@crateslinger yep. Saw all those bands too. Bought that Human Zoo cassette at their show, was it titled “Space Babies”? Saw shows at Jockey Club. Sudsy Malones in Cincy too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:36am crateslinger:

Ha. Sudsy's. Yeah. Manwich played there a lot. We must have hung out at one time or another. Glad you're still alive.
  Fri. 8/17/18 11:39am egould310:

We probably elbowed each other in a moshpit. Now here we are all growed up and talking on the internet. Good to meet you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 11:43am Crudbringer:

ooh ooh he's doing one with beeps
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 11:46am ledzeppelinsucks:

like the fIREHOSE and Naked Raygun
  Fri. 8/17/18 11:48am egould310:

Have a good day y’all. I’m gonna go get a coffee and then an epic 10 mile run through beautiful Long Beach CA.
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 11:49am ledzeppelinsucks:

Canada Goose turds in Long Beach those disgusting birds should be eliminated
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:53am crateslinger:

@egould310 - nice to meet you too. Run like the wind!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:53am coelacanth∅:

if humans were eliminated the goose turds would cease to be an issue
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 11:55am peapod ross:

if geese could, they would eliminate humans. I've seen them try it on individuals.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 11:57am coelacanth∅:

for sure. i'd bet most wild animals would like to eradicate the human
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 11:57am peapod ross:

i remember some story of geese in central park killng dogs and shit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 11:58am peapod ross:

little dinosaurs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 12:00pm peapod ross:

@coel - most humans would probably want to eradicate the human at this point.
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 12:00pm ledzeppelinsucks:

a few of them were hissing at a little girl and chasing her years ago she ran into water to get away and drowned
Avatar Fri. 8/17/18 12:01pm ledzeppelinsucks:

one of the god damned things bit me when I was six years old it was at a park in Victoria
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 12:02pm crateslinger:

a swan attacked my pitbull. He plotzed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Fri. 8/17/18 12:04pm Krys O.:

Donna needs her own playlist, please. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/17/18 12:07pm coelacanth∅:

first we eliminate parents who allow their children to be attacked by geese...then the corporate lawyers.
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