Options JA In The AM with John Allen: Playlist from January 8, 2021 Options

John Allen's avatar View John Allen's profile Options

"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.)

Fridays 9am - Noon (EST) | On WFMU | 91.1, 90.1, 91.9 FM & wfmu.org
WFMU LIVE Audio Streams (Get help):   Pop-up  |  128k AAC  |  128k MP3  |  32k MP3

<-- Previous playlist | Back to JA In The AM with John Allen playlists | Next playlist -->


Options January 8, 2021

Listen to this show: MP3 - 128K |  Pop‑up player!

Artist Track Approx. start time
DON  DIRTY   Options 0:00:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
minutemen  working men are pissed   Options 0:04:27 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
bad brains  banned in dc   Options 0:05:36 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
FU's  my america   Options 0:07:43 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
F  my country tis of thee   Options 0:09:02 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
poison idea  ugly american   Options 0:10:47 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
anthony moore  the river   Options 0:20:29 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
alice cooper  levity ball   Options 0:23:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
mapstation  tv dream   Options 0:27:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
swell maps  i really love   Options 0:31:30 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
susan alcorn  uma's river song of love   Options 0:33:41 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
daniel knox  fool   Options 0:39:30 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
john surman  the admiral   Options 0:45:34 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
tyshawn sorey  cascade in slow motion   Options 0:51:01 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
bobby few  more or less few   Options 0:55:38 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
75 dollar bill  c or t (verso)   Options 1:09:42 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
75 dollar bill  there's no such thing as a king bee   Options 1:12:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
blo  hot chase   Options 1:17:22 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
spaza  Xolile Mosi   Options 1:22:29 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
gray  drum mode   Options 1:26:07 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
gray  8 Hr Religion   Options 1:32:04 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
cam  ipso facto   Options 1:35:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
carl stone  xiomara   Options 1:41:06 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
stevie wonder  race babbling   Options 1:47:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
marion brown  sweet earth flying pt.1& eleven light city 3&4   Options 1:57:27 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
marion brown  once upon a time (a children's tale)   Options 2:09:39 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
marion brown  djinji's corner   Options 2:16:06 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
ted curson  LSD takes a holiday   Options 2:42:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
jeff zeigler & dash lewis  rumoured jazz   Options 2:54:03 (MP3 | Pop‑up)


<-- Previous playlist | Back to JA In The AM with John Allen playlists | Next playlist -->

RSS feeds for JA In The AM with John Allen: RSSPlaylists feed | RSSMP3 archives feed

| E-mail John Allen | Other WFMU Playlists | All artists played by JA In The AM with John Allen |

Listen on the Internet | Contact Us | Music & Programs | WFMU Home Page | Support Us | FAQ

Live Audio Streams for WFMU: Pop-up | 128k AAC | 128k MP3 | 32k MP3    (More streams: [+])


Listener comments!

  9:00am Listener Bop Monroe:

greetings from sunny Tannersville. thunk thunk!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Crudbringer:

Hi, I understand you plan to "rock" us.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Handy Haversack:

The Dirty Donzen rides again!

Morning, JA, J'All.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Marley P. Dogg:

Much needed Dirty!!! This week has felt like a month!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am luka:

let the DIRTY wash over me.
Avatar 9:02am Strandlund:

I'm feeling DIRTY...and I LOVE it!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Phillippe Bastille:

Hey there! Good morning Handy! Preparatory hellos to mariano, DiL, Lisa, Yeti Bob et al
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am George of Troy:

Good morning John
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am David (in London):

JA in the UK PM, hail to thee.
Afternoon groovers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am Hugo (NL):

yeahhhhhhhhh HELLO
Avatar 9:03am John Allen:

Hey everyone doing ok?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am karlward:

Are you telling me that I just washed my hands in DIRTY?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am listener:

Hey JA, good morning to ya'! Good morning to everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am Marley P. Dogg:

I want to be as dirty as Pigpen in Peanuts
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am David (in London):

Phillippe, good call sir! Predictive greetings are the future.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am Handy Haversack:

Only in the DIRTY are we made clean once again.

Crudbringer! How have you been?

Marley, Phillippe, Strand, Hugo, David, karlward, hey JAZZers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am Deborah:

Continued Good Morning WFMUniverse!
Avatar 9:04am John Allen:

everyone, KARL is back!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am Threemoons:

Greets, JA, fellow AMers. TGIF! Don't forget to go watch David Bowie's "Lazarus" play tonight: dice.fm...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am BnowB OnSomeShiT:

9am +minute men and coffee = hell yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am Krys O.:

Greetings! Jazzing while I work.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Marley P. Dogg:

Threemoons - thanks for the reminder!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Stillwell Coney Islander:

Good morning everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Crudbringer:

I have returned from my extensive tour of the sub-continent. I mean, I've been hiding under the blankets since a week before the solstice. But I'm back now and ready to \M/ ROCK \M/.

I need light gauge if I'm gonna thrash.

Handy, Karl, Deborah, Tres Lunas, Hugo from the Low, BnowB, Krys, MC JA, hello all you ppl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Phillippe Bastille:

Hey Karl! I played your cd for a few family members yesterday and they loved it! They aren't FMU types and rarely compliment what I listen to, so it was particularly noteworthy.
Avatar 9:07am HyperDose:

Punk isn't dead, it just forgot to shower!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am luka:

yeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaah
  9:07am MplsCoco:

What a treat JA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Doug in JC:

That impossible bass line... never fails to blow my mind
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am mariano:

'Morning JA and Crew, everyone!

Punk's not dead... it's on smoko.
Avatar 9:08am Clay Pigeon:

Happy New Year Johnny! Miss ya brother!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am dave wuz here:

got to see the minute men 3 times, got knocked out cold at my first bad brains show. never killed a cop tho
  9:09am terminalhipness:

The Jazz is punk today! Somebody get me a beeyah
Avatar 9:09am Strandlund:

Good Morning Everyone!! My co-workers are ready to rock!!!
Avatar 9:09am John Allen:

miss ya too Clay, mappy 2021
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09am Handy Haversack:

JA gets it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Ken From Hyde Park:

Can I get an "Out demons out" over here?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

Is this a Bitches Brew outtake?
Avatar 9:13am StRts:

helloooooo//

great show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am karlward:

Phillippe: I aim to please, all over your carpet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am Phillippe Bastille:

Can't ask for more than that, karl
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am David (in London):

Phillippe, stain removal is one of my advertised superpowers, so let me know if you need any advice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am Handy Haversack:

Your voice is OK in the mix, JA. No worries.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19am steveo:

40 years, jeepers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am mariano:

If you want a really gratifying hate-read, look up Jenna Ryan, the Texas real-estate broker who took a private plane to the insurrection, proudly posting stuff like "We're gonna storm the Capitol, yes siree, that's exactly what we came to do" and "Yep. We just stormed the Capitol, just like we said" then taking pictures of herself smiling next to a broken window. I really hope Cecily Strong is paying attention, because the sketch has written itself.
Avatar 9:20am Mike W:

JA you are good maybe just half a notch too loud, if even
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am steveo:

oh, & hi;

more mic would probably be fine
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks David. We have 3 dogs, so we're experts by now, but if karl has some special additives we haven't dealt with before, I'll hit you up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am drowsy:

Just tuning in - bang the Jamiroquai reference and playing the FUs. (A patriotic band that never went alt-reich!).
Avatar 9:20am Mike W:

not “too loud,” but TOO HOT

just a smidge tho
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am drowsy:

Just saying you are talented enough to walk the tightrope of reality, JA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am Threemoons:

@Marley you're welcome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am luka:

is it a Bandcamp friday?
Avatar 9:22am Mike W:

i’d trust this DJ for three hours without headphones
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am drowsy:

Seconded @Mike W
Avatar 9:23am Mike W:

@luka not till Feb 5
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am luka:

@mike w ty for the confirmation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am Handy Haversack:

Feb.-May confirmed for Bandcamp Fridays.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am joe mulligan:

good morning all ye jazz launderers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Hugo (NL):

wait...did a song just dissapeared from the playlist? Is time running backwards now? now? now?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29am Threemoons:

HAH just got a 3 day ban on FB for posting a picture of Captain America punching a Nazi as my profile pic. Butthurt Nazi was upset that Drumpfy got 86'd from FB.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am steveo:

if you love a song set it free from the playlist
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am drowsy:

@dave wuz here -- was that bad brains show in Providence RI?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am Handy Haversack:

Time will do what JA says, and it will like it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am dave wuz here:

yeah prov. LET"S BUILD A CAR
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am TomDash:

good morning JA and jazz heads...tuned in just in time for the early Coop - love it. Is this from that newest swell maps release? announced forever ago it seems but I missed if it actually came out!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am drowsy:

WHOA... IIRC - Providence RI, 1986?, Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel: DKs, BBs, and Beefeater. A person gets knocked out. HR himself dives in to stop the pit, they play chill reggae until the coast is cleared.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35am David (in London):

Hurrah! The Swell Maps. I had the pleasure of knowing Epic for some years. Their flag still flies high and proudly over this house.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am drowsy:

Dave - no matter what show - glad you are healthy today! Happy new year and cheers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39am dave wuz here:

i remember awful dagnasty opening but my memory is not to be trusted for obvious reasons. best to u as well
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am YETI BOB:

this Susan Alcorn track is great, quite a list of players on this one, Jessica Kenney on vox, Eyvind Kang on viola, Skúli Sverrisson on bass - I love it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am Phillippe Bastille:

This daniel knox is pretty sweet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am David (in London):

Yeah, I'm liking this a lot, too.
Hey Yeti Bob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45am YETI BOB:

Top of the morning (afternoon) to you David!
  9:48am terminalhipness:

And the Punk is now Jazz! Nicely done JA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am drowsy:

Dagnasty/BBs: My memory is foggy too, Dave. Forget if I caught that tour in RI or Boston. Was so excited for Brian Baker and Smalley and also was not ready for whatever that was. Anyway, not to bogart this board I'll stop... WFMU is a magical thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am Handy Haversack:

How's Friday treating you, YB?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am karlward:

Wait a minute this is one big lounge scene
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am YETI BOB:

Hi Handy! I'm so glad it's Friday. On autopilot today. It was hard to focus on work this week but expectations were low so I'm OK (everyone I work with is in a similar mental state). I just ordered the Susan Alcorn "Heart Sutra" - on gold vinyl. I think that one is going to get a lot of play here at the yeti house.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am David (in London):

karl, don't fight it man, you're part of the Lounge Set now. Straighten the creases on your slacks and pour another G&T. Or let Handy do that for you, as he's the skilled one in that department.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am Handy Haversack:

Once you figure out which end of the glass is the top, the rest just falls into place.

HEARD, Yeti Bob! Heard. I'm totally useless.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am YETI BOB:

We don't get out much but Mrs Yeti and I went out to dinner last night, sat in a big tent on Randolph St, had a really nice cheese fondue platter and a few red wine ... and some amaro ... it wasn't crowded but there were people at other tables - it was kind of nice just to hear human voices & hubbub.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am karlward:

My creases haven't had slacks in years
  10:00am @fumanchiuonthis:

BOBBY FEW — dope !!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am Todd76Pct:

RIP Bobby Few!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am Handy Haversack:

Sounds fine, JA.
Avatar 10:06am Hubig Pie:

A DJ without headphones is like a cook with no gravy ladle
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

We haven't dined out since February. Did get takeout last night. They're so nice to us that it get's me a little weepy when I open the bag: imgur.com...
  10:07am annette:

i have no problem with pals who voted opposite than me.we exchanged volumes of opinions. but pack mentality is VERY WRONG.
Avatar 10:09am jdaAndAnoukFromKöln:

anyone knows DÜSSELDORF?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am Handy Haversack:

That's great, Woods. We had something similar in a delivery recently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am karlward:

JA: What about Flush the Fashion?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

...and somehow Clay still respects you. ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am YETI BOB:

jda: do you mean the band La Düsseldorf?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

@Handy You would love Finn's. It's in Ellsworth. The bar inside the restaurant is actually an old diner car that they built the restaurant around.
Avatar 10:11am Mike W:

shit, my autopilot put on manualpilot and jumped...
  10:12am P-90:

Yes, Alice gets play, but not without taking a verbal beating...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am Andrew_in_WI:

What album is this one off of?
Avatar 10:14am John Allen:

Andrew, I WAS REAL
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am Handy Haversack:

Woods, I think I even remember contemplating Finn's when we drove to and from Acadia in 2018, but in the end we pressed on and went back to the cabin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am mariano:

Oh hey, Phillippe, post-preparatory greetings to you too. And of course everyone. I swear, I get greeting-agita sometimes. I proclaim everyone from this day forward to be well-met and duly greeted. Now where's that Valium and paper bag...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am David (in London):

Someone show Mariano to his chair and make him a nice cup of tea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

@Handy They make killer Bloody Mary's. Dang it, I really shouldn't talk about the cocktails so early in the AM....!! (thirsty now)
  10:18am listener monica:

cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am YETI BOB:

IIRC, Wire magazine called "I Was Real" top album of 2019, and I can't really argue with that pick.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am David (in London):

Woods, it's heading towards late afternoon here now, so talk away! Might think about making one myself soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am Handy Haversack:

Fine, Mariano, don't say hi!

David, consider yourself licensed to swill!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am David (in London):

Handy, I don't really have the knack, so I'm sending my Lear Jet to JFK to get you. Be ready in four hours.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am Phillippe Bastille:

I consider mariano to be family so hellos and goodbyes are not expected, but it would help if he'd wash a dish now and then.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am Handy Haversack:

Done, David. I'll strap the travel bar onto Bagpipe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am Yes:

good morning
  10:23am annette:

swill yerselves silly , world, and stop looking at the clock.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am Jason from Houston:

꒰⑅ᵕ༚ᵕ꒱˖ᐝ.∗̥✩⁺˚⑅ ♡
  10:26am MuWfInMass:

lamby
Avatar 10:26am jt:

Morning Johnnny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26am David (in London):

If the animals in the barnyard decided to make music, I think this is how it would sound.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26am Lisboner Pasc:

Wow great show! Just what I’ve been needing — my first bonjour from new house after relocating to Arles which is near Marseille. Off to pick up yet more furniture with you in one ear. Thanks all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:27am Lisboner Pasc:

My girlfriend spotted a pub full of old men drinking, this afternoon... everyone’s wearing masks here but there are the odd few exceptions.

Hello David!
Avatar 10:27am jt:

thanks for the reminder: Were you at that great '75 Dollar Bill' show at Union Pool a few Summers ago? Didn't see you there, it was nice afternoon...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am David (in London):

Hey Pasc, Howdy mate. Arles is such a lovely town! Good choice. I remember sweltering in the amphitheatre.
Avatar 10:29am jt:

Looking at the set list so far.. will have to go back and give it all a listen when this is archived, looks quite succinct.
  10:31am ?:

Absolutely great sets this AM, JA!
  10:32am annette:

@lisbon have yer gal pass out straws. - and masks for the needy
  10:33am John Pietaro:

Gray! That compilation is historic and needs to be heard widely. Basquiat lives
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34am Threemoons:

LOVE ME SOME GRAY. BASQUIAT! I still have the complete CD works somewhere from the late, great Other Music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34am mariano:

Aww, thanks Phillippe! I consider you family as well. In a very real and legally binding sense ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34am Passaic River Blues:

@Threemoons: such a great record!
Avatar 10:35am jt:

@Threemoons:

3 day ban (!) on FB for posting a picture of Captain America punching a Nazi ?!! I will do the same and see what happens. Maybe they only banned you because you used it as your profile picture and they suspected that YOU are NOT really Capt. America? I wish they would ban me, I hate F/b..
Avatar 10:36am jt:

Vincent Gallo also was in Gray, no?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am Handy Haversack:

Once Phillippe's package arrives from Brooklyn, you two will be bonded my something much stronger: sawdust and blood proteins from the Chicago stockyards!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am Threemoons:

@jt yeah fuck them. Sorry, but yeah. Let me see if I can link it up in Imgur..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38am Handy Haversack:

www.wikihow.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am Threemoons:

Here ya go. i.imgur.com... Go forth and please spread this one far and wide. Yes, it was my profile pic and a Nazi got butthurt when I pointed out that publishing companies have no Constitutional obligation to give book deals out as a platform and that is not how "free speech" works.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40am Threemoons:

@Handy would LOVE to quit but so SO many small arts venues and local businesses in Astoria rely so heavily on FB that I really can't and still stay connected during quarantine...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am Handy Haversack:

I hear you, Threemoons. Might be worth sharing with some of them a story that Mark Hurst linked to from one of his guests about why he took his arts nonprofit off Facebook and how it turned out to be better for both art and business. I'll try to find.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am mariano:

Sawdust and blood proteins -- the breakfast of champions!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am Handy Haversack:

Stronger than steel by unit of weight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am mariano:

jt: I'm not on social media, but I've heard from people I know that all FB et al care about is the swastika itself, not the context in which it's presented. YouTube history channels get demonetized sometimes for completely neutral vids on WWII, same thing happens to anti-Nazi videos.
  10:46am annette:

hang in there, folks. wonderful creativity sprouting against covid
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47am Handy Haversack:

Here it is, Threemoons: news.artnet.com...

And the Techtonic ep: www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am Threemoons:

@Handy, thanks! @Mariano--no swatstikas in my pic per my link! Just Captain America exhorting folks to punch Nazis.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am YETI BOB:

I hate to sound preachy but it would be great if people abandoned social media en masse. I understand that artists and arts organizations use it to reach audiences, but we have to find better alternatives, instead of just letting FB's (awful) monopoly become an accepted fact of life.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am Threemoons:

@YetiBob I hear you. I really miss the old neighborhood bulletin boards online--before FB there were no fewer than 3 really active ones in Astoria alone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54am Handy Haversack:

(And business model that profits off hate speech and actual death. As in Myanmar, Brazil, and the Philippines were practice runs for our own Putz Putsch for Facebook.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am Ike:

Hi all. In Brooklyn Chinatown (8th Ave.) there's still a *physical* bulletin board where notes are posted in Chinese, and people used to gather around it sometimes. Maybe it's for jobs, not sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am Phillippe Bastille:

@mariano @10:34 wait, does this mean you think you should be in my will?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am Passaic River Blues:

@YB: I have to concur. It was easy for me to abandon FB in ~2014 and Instagram in 2018 because I have, shall we say, an extremely limited number of friends. Many social media platforms have their hard-to-dispute uses (for instance, I loved all the birding groups/photographers on Instagram, and I'm on Goodreads), but day by day the perniciousness of FB, et al., increasingly outweighs the real and perceived benefits.
  10:57am annette:

fb good for bands and business. other than that, its for nosey folk
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am Phillippe Bastille:

@handy @10:37 alas, no package yet. However I did get a 30% off coupon for a restaurant 25 minutes from my house in today's ValPak coupon mailer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am YETI BOB:

bands can use bandcamp, soundcloud, etc. they are not perfect but better than F-book.
  10:59am Mike H:

Listening from Atlanta, enjoying the show and looking forward to your Georgia music selections...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am Handy Haversack:

Dang, Phillippe. What hell, USPS?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am YETI BOB:

I think Bandcamp has shown, with their Bandcamp Fridays, that they have some sense of decency
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am Matt Warwick:

Hey JOHN. Answer your PHONE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am steveo:

great track;

uh, answer your phone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am zopa:

I was an early FB non-adopter. Had an account for a week back in the early days and then deleted it. I guess it helps that I'm a hermit by all objective standards.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02am Andrew_in_WI:

Matt reminding his DJ to do a station id?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02am Phillippe Bastille:

John, Matt needs you to walk Bruce when you get off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am Handy Haversack:

(A little more detail from Mark Hurst on FB and this week's disasterfest: creativegood.com... )

Brucie! Speak! Say "This is WFMU East Orange ..."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04am tim from champaign (now washington):

Hey JA and folks! Happy Jazz Year!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06am Threemoons:

@Handy thanks! :)
  11:06am annette:

wfmu. 91.1 jersey city. what more do we need for station id. please dont deny this listener veracity
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06am mariano:

Phillippe (@10:56): That depends entirely on what's in said will. [rummages for jeweler's glass]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07am David (in London):

Hi Tim.
Avatar 11:07am John Allen:

annette its the law. we are on the side of law and order
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07am Handy Haversack:

Hey, tim!

Despite my actually being from Georgia originally, I actually have to get out there and move around with the hound a bit. Great show today, JA, top to bottom! Thanks to you and Skeleton Matt. (But mainly Bruce.)

Be well, J'All. Hope to see youse soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am Ike:

@Annette, like JA said, it's the jokers at the FCC requiring every freakin' station to say their official call letters and official city of license at or near the top of the hour, every hour. Otherwise it would be radio anarchy and you know what that means: Animal Skin Guy would rule all radio! (Not sure why they have to say "in NYC and Rockland Co. at 91.9" though, that part is mysterious, not part of any FCC guideline that I know of.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am tim from champaign (now washington):

Hey DiL and Handy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am Phillippe Bastille:

old NASCAR collectables, several pre-hipster battered fedoras, and a rabies dog tag for the yellow lab we put down last year, mariano.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am mariano:

Handy: Great post from Hurst. I really hope that with the clout the Dems have now, not to mention control of the WH and both houses, there will be a major reckoning for social-media companies. I also hope we'll soon be seeing talk of restoring the Fairness Doctrine and FCC regulation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am steveo:

but is the background color of this page east orange or west orange?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12am Phillippe Bastille:

don't forget the bags, handy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am Handy Haversack:

(Don't hold your breath, Mariano. Harris is long a SV booster. Watch for them to ask SV to solve the SV problem with ... BIGGER Tech!)

On it, Phillippe!
  11:13am ami ad:

Hello DJ. Hello all.
Avatar 11:13am John Allen:

its east orange looking at sunset west orange
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14am Ike:

This is the color of the fabled North Orange, which, like Brigadoon, will reappear someday, right down the street from Star Tavern, with some cigar-chomping guy in sweats saying, "Whatchoo lookin' at? You ain't never seen a vanished mythical town reappear before? Pfft."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14am tim from champaign (now washington):

Has anyone seen Staysh since Wednesday? I've seen pictures on the internet machine that Staysh and Animal Skin guy are one in the same.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am steveo:

Wow, glad I asked
  11:16am annette:

those jokers can sit beside me and listen to my music any time. BUT... MUST accept cat snores..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16am David (in London):

Whenever I hear the top of the hour announcement now, I think of FoFo lobbying for 'East Banana'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:17am Ike:

Where *is* FoFo? Doesn't listen to any other shows besides Ken's?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am LWRhino:

Good morning.
Avatar 11:18am Mike W:

[lifts head from puddle of tears]
[fixes gaze on speakers]

“oh shit, it’s this one, this is the best show on wfmu...”

[returns to quiet sobbing]
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19am David (in London):

Ike, FoFo and I met up over the summer and I asked him about that. He's just very specialist in the shows he likes to listen to (and comment on). He's a really charming and intelligent guy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am Ike:

@D(iL), cool!
Avatar 11:22am John Allen:

yknow Mike that show title has been up for grabs for years now, but it's really hard one to commit to. You have to show up at a lot of events and pretend you enjoy people approaching you while trying to enjoy garage bands.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am David (in London):

As is apparent, he's also very witty. Especially given that English is only his second language.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26am Carmichael:

Heya JA and AM'ers. Also, please throw away everything associated with Ariel Pink.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27am mariano:

David: Unfortunately, the time-zone difference makes it impractical for you to tune in to Dave the Spazz's broadcast from Bonoboville.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30am WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

Dave the Spazz was one of the first shows I listened to. One night I had the (web) radio on and fell asleep early. Woke up in the middle of the show to the sounds of screeching monkeys. WTF??!!! I thought.
  11:32am Not Jon:

Loving Afternoon of a Georgia Faun...Still sounds incredible!!!
Avatar 11:32am Mike W:

John *Backslappin’* Allen, ain’t that your name?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am David (in London):

Hey Carmichael.

Mariano - The annoying part of going to bed is knowing that I miss several great shows: Gaylord, EFD, Dave the Spazz. However, the time difference does mean that I get to listen to what I consider several absolutely crucial ones: Carol Crow, Emily L, Polyglot, Stan. I've often reflected on how one's time zone shapes one's perception of FMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:38am David (in London):

That said, maybe I should just give up sleeping entirely and never stop listening...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:40am Ike:

Polyglot and Carol (Serious Moonlight Sonatas) are excellent. I try to catch the archives but I often miss some and so I rarely have time to get to Stan and the others as well.
Avatar 11:45am John Allen:

Mike, I'm really good at pointing at people from a distance to acknowledge the eye contact
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:48am Passaic River Blues:

John Maus communicating like a remedial Steve Bannon has been pretty depressing. Apparently, they've been quite open with their idiotic views and I'm just late to the party (can't claim I was really familiar with them apart from listening to records from nine years ago and stuff played FMU).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:48am tim from champaign (now washington):

JA - That's an interesting point that cancel culture in music tends to be primarily in indie rock. I know I'm out of the loop with trends, especially in the on-line world but I'm not seeing much retro-active calls to action against musicians in other genres. There are a lot of ill-behaved, nefarious and questionable points of view holders in music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:49am Threemoons:

This track is en fuego! Alas will have to kill audio soon for a Zoom call...
  11:52am terminalhipness:

JA and Jazz people - regrettably I had to step away one hour in (dang pesky job!) I’ll catch up in the archives. Thanks JA. Best to all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am Jason from Houston:

♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am David (in London):

Tim, yes indeed. There was a lot of love being expressed on the Accu yesterday for Moondog for example. But, being honest, he was virulently racist, sexist and anti-Semitic. Philip Glass had a very difficult time with him. Genius music, though, so you either take it or leave it I guess...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am tim from champaign (now washington):

I did dump my Nugent records a few years ago. I finally had enough of his mouth. I also got rid of my copy of the Dwarves' Blood Guts and Pussy after I had a kid. I got rid of it mainly to avoid an awkward explanation of the cover art if my daughte rever got a hold of it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am mariano:

Thank you JA and Crew, see everyone at Bryce's.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am tim from champaign (now washington):

@David - my thoughts exactly.
  11:56am ami ad:

Thank you DJ. Crew.
  Swag For Life Member 11:56am 12539:

Thanks, John! + background people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am mariano:

David - I've always been glad to be awake for all those shows. Stan's always blows me away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am tim from champaign (now washington):

Thanks, JA!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am David (in London):

The great VinceNifigance once said "WFMU is just a delivery mechanism for Stan."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am mariano:

*...always been glad *when* I can be awake... (and I almost just wrote "clad").
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am David (in London):

Thanks JA. Great show as usual. Same again next week jazz groovers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, JA. See you on the flip.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Todd76Pct:

Thanks for another great listen, JA & skeleton crew!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Stillwell Coney Islander:

Thanks again JA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm adampsyche:

thanks for the show JA!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Mister Dobalina:

These sounds are helping my headache.
Bottom
Comment!
Name
Email
(C) 2021 WFMU. Generated by KenzoDB, (C) 2000-2021 Ken Garson