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Options August 15, 2019: Special Edition

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Radio I-Ching  Shadowy Radio Theme   Options No Wave Au Go Go  Resonant Music  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Yukijurushi  Doralice   Options Mott Haven  H&H Production  0:07:09 (Pop‑up)
The Spirit Moves Us  Flux 53   Options Homage to Spirit  Edgetone Records  0:28:08 (Pop‑up)
Mahalia Jackson  How I Got Over   Options Mahaiia Jackson's Greatest Hits  Columbia  1:06:58 (Pop‑up)
Sitting Bull  OYATE KIN HE CAJE MAYA TAPI CA BLIHED ICIYA WAUNYE HE HEYA KEYAPILO   Options Songs of the Sioux    1:12:05 (Pop‑up)
Kupa Aina  Holoholo Mai Slack   Options Simple People of the Islands    1:14:08 (Pop‑up)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk   Stormy Weather   Options Early Roots  Halmark  1:21:35 (Pop‑up)
Albert Ayler  Universal Indians   Options Love Cry  Impulse  1:26:37 (Pop‑up)
In Order to Survive   Newark (for Grachan Moncur III}   Options Live/Shapeshifter  AUM Fidelity  1:36:13 (Pop‑up)
In Order to Survive   In Order to Survive   Options Live/Shapeshifter  AUM Fidelity  1:50:59 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 8/15/19 10:00pm Flash Strap:

Take it away Dave!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:01pm Doug Schulkind:

Music For a Cool Blue World!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 10:02pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Dave and free worldlings
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:02pm chresti:

Hello free world!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:02pm Dave Sewelson:

Heres we goes Flash and Doug and Cresti......woohoo
  Thu. 8/15/19 10:02pm David J:

I just this minute saw you announcement on FB!
Avatar Thu. 8/15/19 10:03pm northguineahills:

Dave again!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:03pm Dave Sewelson:

David a miracle of modern technologies
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:04pm Dave Sewelson:

ngh yea
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:06pm geezerette:

Hello, David and free thinkers.
Avatar Thu. 8/15/19 10:07pm northguineahills:

Yukijurushi, new to me and digdug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:07pm fleep:

Coolness
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:08pm geezerette:

Calm
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:10pm Dave Sewelson:

fleep and geezer...cool rules for now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:11pm doctorjazz:

Hi Dave and all! Am I in the right place? So mellow...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:14pm Doug Schulkind:

A phoner!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:20pm melinda:

howdy
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:22pm Dave Sewelson:

edgetonerecords.bandcamp.com...
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:23pm Dave Sewelson:

hey melinda
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:23pm chresti:

Hi melinda and coelacantho
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:24pm chresti:

and doctorjazz
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:24pm Dave Sewelson:

coel!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:25pm chresti:

Let's hear it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:26pm chresti:

We are the little listeners
  Thu. 8/15/19 10:26pm Johnzon:

Im actually at a gig now... well Im in the audience so I guess it's a show for me... well actually Im out back in the smoking area right now but anyway. there are some bands... they brought their instruments... and people clapped! so... everything he was saying about gigs is accurate as far as I can tell... that's what happens. sometimes there's a random guy sitting in the corner of the smoking area listening to wfmu... without headphones.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:27pm chresti:

hahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:27pm doctorjazz:

Hi Chresti, Melinda Coel, Doug (you still shellfishing away?), Sleep, ngh, and anyone else here!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:27pm Dave Sewelson:

Johnzon knows
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:28pm doctorjazz:

Ahh,I AM in the right place.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:28pm Dave Sewelson:

doctor....low shelfish steamed?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:29pm doctorjazz:

Haha, just a shell of my former self, feel like such a shrimp!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:30pm Dave Sewelson:

i am looking at you sideways
  Thu. 8/15/19 10:32pm Johnzon:

I don't know! I know nothing! nothing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 10:32pm coelacanth∅:

hey chresti!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:33pm Dave Sewelson:

maybe i will call Doug up and get him on the show.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:34pm Doug Schulkind:

I'm working on my own danged show, Dave.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:38pm Dave Sewelson:

dang
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:41pm chresti:

The photo reminds me of cousin It, with the hat (and a haircut)
  Thu. 8/15/19 10:43pm David J:

I’m liking this, I say let it roll
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:44pm doctorjazz:

My daughter just said the same thing (about Cousin It).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:45pm doctorjazz:

Giving new meaning to the comb over.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:45pm Dave Sewelson:

Cousin It is going to play the whole thing....
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:46pm Dave Sewelson:

My Norwegian Nephew showed me the comb trick....never would have thought of it....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 10:48pm coelacanth∅:

hey dr.j (just saw that. doing things...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:49pm melinda:

I thought Cousin It as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:52pm chresti:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cousin_Itt
  Thu. 8/15/19 10:56pm David J:

Now you can blame technical problems on “Hand” popping up and messing with the board.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 10:57pm coelacanth∅:

("thing")
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:57pm chresti:

You mean "Thing"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:58pm chresti:

coke!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 10:58pm Dave Sewelson:

Give me a Hand
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 10:59pm coelacanth∅:

when my hair first was really long, around 6th grade, certain family members called me cousin it.
it *was* in my face. for some reason it didn't bother me and i could see fine.
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:00pm Carmichael in Portland OR:

What is this hipster coolness?
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:00pm David J:

Whoops, sorry, apologies to “Thing”!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:01pm coelacanth∅:

chresti i don't normally drink sodapop but since the discussion on Larry's show about flavor stations (or whatever they're called) i might just go for that.
...cherry?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:01pm Dave Sewelson:

Carmichael we is the hipwazzi
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:02pm chresti:

Yeah, I've been called cousin it before. And shaggy dog.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:02pm coelacanth∅:

David J you really don't want to offend Thing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:03pm chresti:

Cherry it is!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:04pm coelacanth∅:

i generally keep my hair out of my face now. it can be a pain in the ass; but i'm too stubborn to cut it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:04pm chresti:

Great stuff, Little Dave!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:06pm doctorjazz:

Mahalia!
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:07pm Carmichael in Portland OR:

I share a birthday with Ms Jackson, August 12th.
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:08pm Doug Schulkind:

She shouts, she rocks!
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:08pm Carmichael:

And I’m not in Portland anymore, sorry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:08pm chresti:

Happy belated birthday, Carmichael
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:08pm Dave Sewelson:

Hippo Bird Day Two Ewes!
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:09pm Carmichael:

Thanks! I didn’t go to Jerusalem, like some others <jealous> ....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:10pm coelacanth∅:

damn i really want that cocacola! (partly because i just ate a hardy dose of soy sauce)

hippie birthday Carm!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:10pm chresti:

There's good coffee in Portland
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:11pm fleep:

I want Radio Snacks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:12pm doctorjazz:

Happy Belated Carmichael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:12pm doctorjazz:

Cool set!
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:13pm Carmichael:

I wouldn’t know, but I do know there’s great beer there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:13pm coelacanth∅:

i just ate "bird's nests". no birds, no eggs. no bird poop.
they were good anyway.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:13pm doctorjazz:

Trying to go to sleep,early work morning, you're making this very difficult!
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:13pm Carmichael:

Thanks, folks. Granny’s birthday was yesterday.
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:14pm Carmichael:

Or the day before.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:14pm chresti:

The Radio Snacks made me crave a Phillipe's french dip sandwich
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:14pm Carmichael:

This guitar is wonderfully fluent.
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:14pm Doug Schulkind:

Happy happy birthday birthday !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:15pm chresti:

Haha coel
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:17pm Dean:

chresti: I was in LA during the first week of August, had business in downtown LA, after which...I took the family to Philipe's! I'm partial to lamb with blue cheese and of course the hot mustard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:18pm coelacanth∅:

hey chresti i know you go to traitor joe's 'you ever try those "bird's nests"?(in the frozen section) they're the shizzle
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:19pm doctorjazz:

That is up there in foods that are absolutely unappealing...(to me, of course)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:20pm chresti:

I have not, thanks coel
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:21pm chresti:

That reminds me to pick up some Phillipe's mustard @Dean
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:21pm coelacanth∅:

dr. they're basically onion/carrot/kale tempura. no go?
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:23pm Dean:

Buddy of mine used to make pretty much on a weekly basis a Caesar salad with homemade croutons featuring fresh rosemary and tons of garlic, a fresh egg from his backyard, and a couple dollops of Phillipe's mustard. It was obscenely good, hot, creamy, and crisp.
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:25pm Dean:

Idea for a Mad-Libs: That's how I like my [Caesar salad]: hot, creamy, and crisp.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:26pm Dave Sewelson:

Getting close to midnight snack time...I think that program is up next
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:27pm coelacanth∅:

sounds delicious but i think i'd replace the croutons with roasted pecans
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:28pm David J:

From Sitting Bull to Universal Indians!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:29pm chresti:

I like to add Phillipe's (or dijon) mustard to salad dressing concoctions
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:29pm doctorjazz:

Coel, I meant the lamb and Blue cheese.
Albert Ayler is a great send off, time to for the pillow, thanks, David!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:31pm coelacanth∅:

(dark meat (unoversal indians) might be a good segue)
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:32pm Dean:

I know, doc jazz. To some it might sound a bit gamey, but in fact it's luscious, if you're the lamb sort. Double-dipped!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:34pm chresti:

I think Franco likes the Lamb dip.
Avatar Thu. 8/15/19 11:34pm Franco Twinkie:

Hi Dave. May I make a dinner suggestion? I just made my mom a New York steak and mashed potatoes. Now she wants to give me all her money!
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:36pm Dean:

The Ayler brings to mind Trio Clusone's takes on Irving Berlin's "I Am an Indian, Too." Man, imagine Ayler's group jamming with them.
Avatar Thu. 8/15/19 11:36pm Franco Twinkie:

I will crawl over hot coals for a nice French cut lamb chop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:36pm chresti:

Phillipe's is one of few places that I'll have beef
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:36pm Dave Sewelson:

May I see a menu....
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:38pm Dean:

I have fond memories of a Porterhouse at Tanino in Westwood lotsa years back. Have no idea how good the place remains.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:39pm chresti:

So that's your secret, dinners after midnight @Dave
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:43pm coelacanth∅:

ah okay dr.j i fully agree with that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:45pm coelacanth∅:

(about the lamb and bleu cheese)
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:46pm Dean:

More for me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:49pm fleep:

Thanks for one mighty eclectic evening, Dave.
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:50pm Dave Sewelson:

thanks sleep for tuning in.........eggletically
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:50pm Dave Sewelson:

fell check felled fleep wrongly
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:51pm Dean:

This Rob Brown?
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:52pm Dave Sewelson:

Rob Brown it is....
Avatar Thu. 8/15/19 11:52pm Franco Twinkie:

Cheese dip and Pringles to all of you!
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:52pm Dave Sewelson:

thanks for noticing Dean
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:52pm chresti:

Thanks for your Goodness Graciousness, Dave!
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:53pm Dean:

He is so consistently goddamn good. Everything about his work on that instrument -- color, timbre, outlandish whatever shit -- hits the spot every time. That guy is amazing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:54pm chresti:

Dave on vocals
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:55pm Dave Sewelson:

Rob Brown got that technique stuff...
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:55pm Dave Sewelson:

I helped William on the vocals a bit....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:57pm chresti:

Plat du jour for me was avocado on walnut--cranberry bread
Avatar 🎃 Thu. 8/15/19 11:58pm Dave Sewelson:

for those of you keeping track of the time we are gonna run over about 3 minutes............since I have been informed that Midnight Snack is running late.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 8/15/19 11:59pm coelacanth∅:

chresti mm mm!
  Thu. 8/15/19 11:59pm Doug Schulkind:

Thanks for driving the jalopy, Dave! Great ride. I’ll see everyone back here In nine hours!
  Fri. 8/16/19 12:01am Dean:

Blue plate special for me was a catered party at the school where I work. It was pretty yummy: good hummus, dolmas, chicken breasts sauteed with olives, peppers, onions, etc., and assorted other goodies. It's all I've eaten today, but I will survive.
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 8/16/19 12:01am Dave Sewelson:

Thanks boss...underwater at 7am followed by the one and only at 9am
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 8/16/19 12:02am Dave Sewelson:

Good Night ALL
  Fri. 8/16/19 12:03am David J:

Thanks Dave
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 8/16/19 12:03am coelacanth∅:

Thanks Dave! Great program!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 8/16/19 12:03am chresti:

Yum @Dean
Avatar 🎃 Fri. 8/16/19 12:04am Dave Sewelson:

Thanks David and Coel and Chresti and Dean and Doug and Fleep and Franco and Doc and alll
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