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Options May 18, 2019: These Boots

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Artist Track
Supremes, The  These Boots Were Made For Walking   Options
Robbie Fulks  Angela   Options
Wade Ray with Noel Boggs  It's All Your Fault   Options
O.V. Wright  I Don't Want To Sit Down   Options
Wild Bill Davis  Hit the Road Jack   Options
Model Rockets, The   He Didn't Think It Was Real   Options
Chocolate Balloon Company  I Gotta Get This   Options
Cactus Blossoms, The  Desperado (live for WFMU at Magic Door 2/14/19)   Options
Ricky Nelson   If You Gotta Go Go Now   Options
Roy Lee Johnson  Black Pepper Will Make You Sneeze   Options
Fountains Of Wayne  Someone To Love   Options
Sonny Curtis  Bo-Diddley Bach   Options
Carlton Norris  Load Them Wagons   Options
Marlena Shaw  Street Walking Woman   Options
Keith Richards  How I Wish   Options
Tom Jones  High Heel Sneakers   Options
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers  New Ways To Fail   Options
Shotgun Express  Curtains   Options
Little Murders  High School   Options
Crossfires  Stay Around   Options
Joe Tex  S.Y.S.L.J.M.F.M. (The Letter Song)   Options
Pearl Bailey  I Can't Rock and Roll to Save My Soul   Options
Mitch Easter  Rock And Roll Love Letter   Options
Franki Valli & the Four Seasons  Like A Rolling Stone   Options
Tennessee Ernie Ford   Catfish Boogie   Options
Percy Mayfield   Sugar Mama, Peachy Papa   Options
Jeevas, The  Ghost (Cowboys In The Movies) aka The Bike That I Ride   Options
Billy Hinsche  Music Is Freedom   Options
Del Reeves  Sam's Place'   Options
Peggy Lee  Nice Work If You Can Get It   Options
Apples In Stereo  Shine A Light   Options
Glen Campbell  A Cold December In Your Heart   Options
Earl Hooker  Dynamite   Options
Paul Stanley  Talks About Peter Criss Part 1 of 4   Options

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CLICK HERE to hear the new number one hit from Juniper

CLICK HERE to hear a lovely short BBC radio piece where Nick Lowe talk about Fatback Louisiana USA by Tennessee Ernie Ford and Harlan County by Jim Ford

CLICK HERE for the old switcheroo: A new episode of the Casey's Musical Dustbin Radio podcast where Michael Shelley is the interview subject.

CLICK HERE to hear Laura Cantrell interviewed on the Stereo Hysteria podcast

CLICK HERE to read "How the Beach Boys’ Lost Late-Sixties Gems Got a Second Life "

CLICK HERE to read Michael's recent interview Sonny Curtis on the Please Kill Me website!

CLICK HERE to find out what happened when Jonathan Richman moved to Maine in 1981

CLICK HERE to read Michael's recent interview Lou Reed archivist Don Fleming on the Please Kill Me website!

CLICK HERE to bid on the mechanical, sync and public performance royalties from one of the world’s best-selling music artists—Nicki Minaj

CLICK HERE Robbie Fulks And Linda Gail Lewis' interview & performance on Fresh Air

CLICK HERE Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis LIVE & unplugged at Paste studios!

CLICK HERE for interesting photos of closed music clubs

CLICK HERE for info on the new Chris Stamey track!

CLICK HERE for info on the new compilation "Back Patio Bliss" produced by listener Baby!

CLICK HERE for a free download of the new album "Matt Gets Blue" from Matt Lucas

CLICK HERE for the program MP3 Tag

CLICK HERE to test if you hear Yanny or Laurel

CLICK HERE for an interesting short film about R. Stevie Moore

CLICK HERE for info on Copyright Termination Experts

CLICK HERE to read Michael Shelley's comic "Oh No, It's Tinnitus!"

CLICK HERE for very funny excerpts from a notebook where record store clerks logged "anytime we got a dopey phone call, boneheaded comment, or generally batshit customer experience"

CLICK HERE for Quincy Jones on Paul "the worst bass player I ever heard" McCartney, Michael "stole a lot of stuff" Jackson, Astrology, and who killed Kennedy!

CLICK HERE for "Replacing Ringo? The Story Behind Bernard Purdie and The Beatles"

CLICK HERE for a map, with audio links, to whatever the #1 song is in 3000 places around the world

CLICK HERE for a step-by-step guide to repairing damaged record sleeves

CLICK HERE for testimony given by Taylor Swift in Colorado district court

CLICK HERE to read the four key lessons learned from the Steely Dan estate lawsuit

CLICK HERE for the animated guide to compression

CLICK HERE to watch a video about a guy who represents was America is all about

CLICK HERE for the official "How To Read Nancy" website

CLICK HERE to check out drummer Jim Gordon's discography

CLICK HERE to listen to/download 1000s of digitized 78s

CLICK HERE to watch Robbie Fulks cover NRBQ at FMU

CLICK HERE for selection from the British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds

CLICK HERE for an interview with Brian Wilson where he says "Mike Love is probably the greatest lyric writer in the world. I think he’s my favorite lyric writer. He just wrote a lot of good songs"

CLICK HERE for "Student Group Apologizes for Playing ‘Transphobic’ and ‘Problematic’ Lou Reed Song"

CLICK HERE to see how Steve Keene does it

CLICK HERE for 28:46 of "NRBQ & Friends"

CLICK HERE for "Marty Stuart: The Story of Clarence White & The Parsons/White StringBender "

CLICK HERE to find out "How the Nashville Number System revolutionized recording sessions"

CLICK HERE for the 1988 piece "Who Does Chuck Berry Think He Is?"

CLICK HERE Cheap Trick on "Live At Daryl's House"

CLICK HERE to hear from the amazing Bob Washington, the voice of K-Tel

CLICK HERE for a new song titled "People Are Disgusting" from Jonathan Richman

CLICK HERE to listen to a new interview with Jonathan Richman

CLICK HERE to listen to "Musicians fighting Spotify are ‘so f-cking dumb,’ music industry pundit Bob Lefsetz says"

CLICK HERE to read a Mike Love sympathetic piece titled "Beach Boys seek to overcome discord with new wave of Love"

CLICK HERE to listen to a new NPR interview with Brian Wilson

CLICK HERE for an interesting piece about a journalist trying to interview Brian Wilson

CLICK HERE to read the report on Kippington Lodge's 1967 BBC audition - Includes phrases "painful" & "tone deaf" then CLICK HERE to have a listen & decide for yourself

CLICK HERE for "The Truth of the Flamin' Groovies' Story is Stranger Than Fiction"

CLICK HERE to see the March 25th Hot 100 chart - when Happy Together was number one!!

CLICK HERE for detailed Pet Sounds credits

CLICK HERE for a piece on how they come up with radio ratings & Delilha's radio show

CLICK HERE to see a Thought Leader gives a talk on Thought Leadership

CLICK HERE to find out Why Classic Rock Isn’t What It Used To Be

CLICK HERE to find out Why You Can’t Get a Ticket to the NBA Finals … … and every other major event on the planet

CLICK HERE for a great documentary about The Cactus Blossoms

CLICK HERE to hear "How Music Taste Evolved"


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CLICK HERE for Ringo's isolated drums from "Oh Darling"

CLICK HERE to see some paintings by Jonathan Richman

CLICK HERE for "Rob Freeman Recording The Ramones"

CLICK HERE to see The Michael Shelley Band live at WFMU's Monty Hall

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CLICK HERE to see Michael Shelley get interviewed on a NJ public access TV show "Destination Montclair"

CLICK HERE if you have the stomach to read Rolling Stone's ridiculous "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time"

CLICK HERE to go "Inside the Strange, Hidden World of Offstage Touring Musicians"

CLICK HERE to watch The Cactus Blossoms live at WFMU April 18, 2015

CLICK HERE to watch James Hunter sing "Somethings Calling" live at WFMU Dec 7, 2015 - just so so so good

CLICK HERE for a nice piece on former guest on this show (and the drummer for The Beatles) Bernard Purdie

CLICK HERE to test your sense of pitch

CLICK HERE for Wilton Felder's so good isolated bass on "I Want You Back"

CLICK HERE to find out "Why Do All Records Sound the Same?

CLICK HERE for a cover of a Michael Shelley song!

CLICK HERE for The Cactus Blossoms on The 30 Minute Music Hour

CLICK HERE for info on the new, all instrumental, Michael Shelley album

CLICK HERE for a documentary and discussion of The Columbia House Record Club

CLICK HERE to test yourself and find out "How Well Can You Hear Audio Quality?"

CLICK HERE for an article about Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" with files of the isolated tracks to listen to

CLICK HERE to see actual AFM contracts for some legendary recording sessions

CLICK HERE to read Carol Kaye review of the book "The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret" or CLICK HERE to read Carol's review of The Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, BH50010

CLICK HERE to see part one of a short behind the scenes film about Brian Wilson's new album "No Pier Pressure"

CLICK HERE for Brian Wilson's new song "The Right Time" (feat. Al Jardine) live on SoundStage. and

CLICK HERE for "Wild Honey" feat. Blondie Chaplin & Ricky Fataar

CLICK HERE for a great 2012 Rolling Stone piece about the 2012 Beach Boys reunion

CLICK HERE for a great piece on Better Records, whcih sells old lp pressings that sell for astronomical prices, e.g: The Police’s Synchronicity: $350

CLICK HERE for "It Sure Seems Like Neil Young’s Pono Player Is Bullshit"

CLICK HERE for "Why Cds May Actually Sound Better Than Vinyl"

CLICK HERE to create never ending always changing loops of a music files you upload

CLICK HERE for Gay Robot

CLICK HERE for PopSpots: exact locations of album cover photos and other visuals of pop history - tracked down with an obsessive level of research

CLICK HERE for 1971 tapes of Bob Dylan getting rightfully testy with A.J. Weberman (who used to go through and sell Dylan's garbage)

CLICK HERE for "Mind-Blowing Six Song Country Mashup" - which, if it is real, is pretty mind blowing

CLICK HEREfor the answer to the question "Do Coat Hangers Sound As Good Monster Cables?"

CLICK HERE to watch Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets or CLICK HERE to listen

CLICK HERE to watch Nick Lowe & Lost Straightjjackets live!

CLICK HERE for the genius school teacher who wore the same outfit for yearbook pictures for 40 years

CLICK HERE Foo Fighters with Rick Nielsen doing "Stiff Competition" on David Letterman

CLICK HERE for the preview of the new WFMU documentary "Sex And Broacasting"

CLICK HERE for a piece about mastering that says that sometimes mastering recordings makes them worse

CLICK HERE for The K-Tel Story

CLICK HERE for Ock TV

CLICK HERE to see "Triumph Watches The World Cup, Part 1"

CLICK HERE for something odd: on the website of session guitarist Jay Graydon (he plays the guitar solo on Steely Dan's "Peg") he lists playing guitar on Cheap Trick's studio version of "I Want You To Want Me" among his 1977 credits.

CLICK HERE for some audio Illusions - "Can You Trust Your Ears"?

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CLICK HERE for a short film of two craftsmen at work

CLICK HERE to play Name That Drum Fill

CLICK HERE to read "Phish Has Been a Band for Thirty Years Now and They Have Sucked the Whole Time" and then CLICK HERE to read "This Is What Happens When You Make Fun Of Phish On The Internet"

CLICK HERE for the story of Be Bop Deluxe's Bill Nelson and how he says his record label ripped him off

CLICK HERE to read about a recent Jerry Lewis show

CLICK HERE for the new release of 5 Style 1996 live on WFMU

CLICK HERE for proof that Michael Nesmith is a nut

CLICK HERE to see some wise asses I'm a fan of

CLICK HERE to hear Bernard Prurdie talk about all kinds of things - including saying "Ringo's not on anything"

CLICK HERE for a film excerpt "Session Men - Memphis"

CLICK HERE for a laugh

CLICK HERE for Ronee Blakley singing "Tapedeck in His Tractor" from "Nashville"

CLICK HERE to play the web Theremin

CLICK HERE to see drummer Joff from the band Bucky so some drawings of old people

CLICK HERE for wrong from the get go NPR blog "The Worst Songs Of All Time?"

CLICK HERE to see why the cowardly anonymous culture of the internet drives me even more crazy then art does

CLICK HERE for a little background on the Buddy Rich tapes

CLICK HERE for the The Knack - this clip (with hard panned guitars) will help you understand the division of guitar parts in this song - which is not quite what I thought it was

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CLICK HERE for a grammar test

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CLICK HERE for info on an odd e-book "Nick Lowe: A Long Career That Never Gets Stale." It is 4 pages long and "sells" for $1.99. The same author has one about Dean Martin that was reviewed like this: "This pamphlet was complete gargbage. A sixth grader could have written a better essay. All of this author's works should be removed from Amazon."

CLICK HERE, but only if you have golden ears

CLICK HERE for some amazing RARE STAX MUSIC from tapes Robert Gordon pulled out of the debris when the STAX building was being torn down!

CLICK HERE for Ernie Bushmiller illustrated autobiography, on an amazing website

CLICK HERE for The Mills Brothers

CLICK HERE for James Jamerson & Gladys Knight going nuts on I Heard It Through The Grapevine

CLICK HERE for a nice piece about the the L.A. studio musicians who dominated the 70's sound.

I love THESE Beach Boy videos!

CLICK HERE for some classic Jerry. The whole clip is crazy - but 2:13 in is really off the charts nuts.

CLICK HERE for Paul Anka's famous post-gig turned into a short film!

CLICK HERE for an recent Montclair Times article on Michael Shelley!

CLICK HERE to read how Big Star's "September Gurls" was recorded at Ardent Studios

Apparently Bowie offered "Golden Years" to Elvis Presley - but The King declined. CLICK HERE former guest Stevie Riks nails the Elvis/Bowie duet version.



Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 11:00am Listener Baby:

California says hello to WFMU, The Great Michael Shelley, and his fantastic fans. What's in store today, Baby?
  Sat. 5/18/19 11:01am SKI THE POLOCK:

Po
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 11:03am Sid:

Hmm. Sounds like a Diana Ross solo record.
  Sat. 5/18/19 11:04am dano59:

Just found a 2nd copy of Supremed A-Go-Go ... So good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 11:07am Ken From Hyde Park:

What a treat to hear Juniper's #1 hit on Roger and Amanda's show just a bit ago.
  Sat. 5/18/19 11:10am Baby:

Jupe. Hugs my friend!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 11:11am Hughie Considine:

Y'know, those who choose unusual names for their kids sometimes overreach, but Juniper is just a fantastic name.
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 11:12am Michael Shelley:

THANKS!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 11:23am Bootsie:

NO FAIR teasing "Switch Into Glide," dammit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 11:24am Bootsie:

BUT, that O.V. Wright was pretty killer :-)
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 11:25am Sid:

Wow. The Everlys live!
  Sat. 5/18/19 11:30am Jeff g.:

Weirdly, just sneezed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 11:36am listener 126464:

this is time of year for listening to fow
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 11:37am Sid:

Shower time is music time!
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 11:52am Sid:

The Talk Is Cheap remaster is like listening to a different album. Fantastic job, including the bonus disc. Highly recommended.
  Sat. 5/18/19 11:55am dano59:

Love Talk is Cheap!
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 11:59am Sid:

"Dot o?"
  Sat. 5/18/19 12:00pm Smoketown Joe:

Listening to Double-Dip Recess waiting for your show to begin and heard BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! What a brilliant song!!!
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:03pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Michael, they're all good, but… this is a good show.
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:04pm Sid:

Sarah's smart to get a clean version out there for FM listeners. Great title too.
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:07pm Michael Shelley:

Like Steve Miller "Cause I need these KICKS like I need another hole in the head..."
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:08pm Michael Shelley:

download free for a limited time: www.michaelshelley.net...
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:10pm Sid:

Get it while you can. It's good! You're gonna play it, right Mike?
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:13pm Sid:

The Turtles get pre-1972 royalties!
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:13pm Michael Shelley:

Wouldnt be right for me to play it
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:15pm Hoboken Jack:

There still is oldies radio (WCBS- fm), but because we're old, the 70s-80s-90s format doesn't seem like oldies!
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:15pm Sid:

Aww. Shame it's not fundraising time. I'd request a double shot - 2 generations of Shelleys.
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:16pm Michael Shelley:

jack - have you listened to it lately - almost NO 70s
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:18pm Sid:

The only oldies near NYC off the top of my head is low power 107.9 out of Woodbridge. Also 103.3 HD 3 if you have an HD radio in the car.
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:19pm Michael Shelley:

CURRENT INFO -

Dream On
AEROSMITH


How Will I Know
Whitney Houston


Rock This Town
Stray Cats


Grease
Frankie Valli


Take It On The Run
Reo Speedwagon


Open Your Heart
Madonna
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Rhythm Of The Night
DeBarge


Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Pat Benatar


Livin' La Vida Loca
Ricky Martin


Walk Like An Egyptian
Bangles
Played at 11:30 AM ET
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:22pm Hoboken Jack:

That's true, Michael -- I was just googling and their format, called "classic hits," is considered the successor to "oldies" -- mid-70s to mid-90s but a real focus on the MTV-era 80s. I've only heard them break format once, when Aretha Franklin died they dipped into the 60s instead of Who's Zoomin Who?
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:23pm Sid:

Dream On is about as old as CBS-FM gets. 1976.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

>>>DIg this crazy stEREO<<<
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:23pm Michael Shelley:

weird NY doesnt have a real oldies station
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:24pm Sid:

Anyone older than 54 is not of interest to radio ad buyers, hence Classic Hits are moving solidly into the 80s-90s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Aerosmith's 1st album there - 1972-3. We know these things in NewHampshuh...
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:25pm Hoboken Jack:

WCBS and Michael Shelley Venn diagram overlaps at Frankie Valli
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...@ least the HardRawk station up here stopped playing 90s & calling itself 'ModerRawk'...
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:25pm Sid:

Yep. But Dream On was rereleased as a single in 76.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ah. No deep cuts...
  Sat. 5/18/19 12:26pm DG:

WCBS is a joke now....every time I turn it on I hear some synth-heavy 80s track, like Whitesnake or Def Leppard, or disco. You'd think they could throw in a '60s track once in awhile (unless there's a special show devoted to that at another time). Another once--great station ruined by the money & marketing zombies.
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:28pm Juke Joint Jonny:

Tennessee Ernie Ford records of this era reach a pop perfection unequaled. Maybe ABBA hits it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Suitcase for a drum? :)
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:30pm Sid:

Them catfish is big enough to dance with.
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:37pm Michael Shelley:

GRAND OLE OPRY program April 30,1993: ibb.co...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:45pm G:

Commercial radio isn't about music aesthetics or curation. It's about assembling a certain structure of audience for advertisers. Per ad industry thinking, people 55 and up tend either to have what they want already, or else have strong brand/product loyalties that are tough to change with an ad. So oldies radio format keeps moving forward to go no further than 40 years back, to hit songs that people 55 and under remember being new hits.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Commercials for itself in other words.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:47pm Tommy in Neversink:

I've heard the Grand Ole Opry doesn't pay performers that much. Because ....well ..they are the Grand Ole Opry
  Sat. 5/18/19 12:48pm S_Rah:

Just really enjoying the show. Thanks and thanks for the book recommendation- I sometimes like ya lit.

How do you get all those recordings of people reading the call letters?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I hope Cocaine & Rhinestones has another season...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:48pm Tommy in Neversink:

G....Great analisis
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Really likes Apples.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:50pm Hughie Considine:

Tone Soul Evolution is so packed with great melodies and hooks -- not sure if they ever really topped it.
Avatar Sat. 5/18/19 12:50pm Michael Shelley:

S Rah - they've all been guests - luckily
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:50pm Sid:

Takes more $ to convince 55 and older to buy than <55, so advertisers go for younger people since it's cheaper to reach them. Hence, no 60s and little to no 70s songs anymore.
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:50pm Hoboken Jack:

Love the Apples in Stereo! Was very pleased to hear some new material from Mr. Schneider under the name Air-Sea Dolphin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:53pm Tommy in Neversink:

Re: radio....I have no problem with commercials , they have to pay the bills ,You're just not going to have 1000 FMUs out there. The problem is the tail wags the dog. It's not DJ driven anymore , no creativity , no risks. Everything is market researched to death.
  Sat. 5/18/19 12:54pm S_Rah:

@Hoboken jack re oldies radio. I agree. But I miss the one I used to listen to with my dad growing up. Maybe it’s the same station, but they updated the oldies to be 708090:( instead of 60504030s??
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:55pm Tommy in Neversink:

I could write a book about this topic.
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:55pm Sid:

That's why we have 88 - 91.9. Still lots going on there in NYC and surrounding environs. Not so much out here in the non-urban world though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

It appears to be the same thing in the same thing container it used to be
...I mean - It's always been Show BIZ
...but it ain't. Completely top down - like everything else now: A few own everything. Music is but the canary in the mine...
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:56pm Sid:

Nothing will fall on Juniper's head in the improved studio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...altho' maybe YouTube is the new Garage for doing your own thing - or something...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:58pm G:

@Tommy: I know someone who was on comnetcial radio station focus groups for awhile. She said they'd play 5 to 10 seconds of a song and ask people to vote if they'd want to hear the whole song, or whether they would tend to switch stations and keep looking. It's pretty hardcore.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:58pm Hughie Considine:

this is priceless
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:58pm Sid:

Someone's busy at CoolEdit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Maybe every band is really SpinalTap.
Avatar 🎃 Sat. 5/18/19 12:59pm Sid:

We weren't cheated with that show! Thanks, MS!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 5/18/19 12:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY MS !
  Sat. 5/18/19 12:59pm DG:

G: That's what I mean. Who judges a song based on 5 seconds?! These "focus" people are foccused-up.
  Sat. 5/18/19 12:59pm S_Rah:

Aw have a good rest of the weekend kids.
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