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Sounds ripped from cassettes & CDs found in immigrant-run mom & pop stores. Deconstructed icons. Field recordings. Sonic mayhem from the far corners of the internet.

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Options January 20, 2021: Hey, Hey Hellenes
Post-punk, dimotiká, bubblegum, laïká, hip hop, rebetiko and more from the birthplace of western incivility!

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Artist Track Album Year Comments Approx. start time
Bodega Pop  Intro   Options Bodega Pop  2021    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Otto Sizon  Nightfall Twang   Options Otto Sizon  2018    0:03:59 (Pop‑up)
Perseas Rizos Περσέας Ρίζος  Pledge Ενέχυρο   Options Perseas Rizos  2020    0:04:25 (Pop‑up)
Perseas Rizos Περσέας Ρίζος  Immobility Ακινησία   Options s/t album  2019    0:10:58 (Pop‑up)
Otto Sizon  Colorations   Options Message to Our Horsemen  2017    0:12:54 (Pop‑up)
Otto Sizon  General Robin   Options Otto Sizon  2018    0:13:55 (Pop‑up)
Perseas Rizos Περσέας Ρίζος  Oratorio S. Ορατόριο Σ'   Options Perseas Rizos  2020    0:15:56 (Pop‑up)
Perseas Rizos Περσέας Ρίζος  Under the Stone Κάτω από την πέτρα   Options s/t album  2019    0:19:34 (Pop‑up)
Otto Sizon  Radio   Options Otto Sizon  2018    0:21:08 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Otto Sizon 

Message to Our Horsemen   Options

Message to Our Horsemen 

2017 

Get the whole discography for $10 at https://perseasrizos.bandcamp.com/ 

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Zoe with the Minis  Darling   Options Chrisi Dekaetia Tou 60 N 2 Cd2      0:27:07 (Pop‑up)
Ariones  My Heart Trembles Τρέμει Η Καρδιά Μου   Options My Heart Is Trembling Τρέμει Η Καρδιά Μου      0:29:50 (Pop‑up)
Jenni Vanou  Mikrh Moy Selhnh   Options Jenni Vanou Collection      0:32:28 (Pop‑up)
Damon and Findias  Bursting Out   Options Rock Now!  1971    0:35:28 (Pop‑up)
Marina  An Tyxei Na Perasete Apo 'Kei   Options Monternoi Rytmoi 2 - CD 2      0:38:22 (Pop‑up)
Panos Kokinos  Daradan   Options Chrisi Dekaetia Tou 60 N 2 Cd2      0:40:51 (Pop‑up)
Popi Asteriadis Ποπη Αστεριαδη  Stou Filopappou Στου Φιλοπαππου   Options Dance Χορός      0:42:53 (Pop‑up)
G. Romanos  The Imaginary Doctor   Options Rock Now!  1971    0:45:16 (Pop‑up)
Mairi Alexopoulou  I Bambola   Options Modernoi Rythmoi (CD 4)      0:46:58 (Pop‑up)
We Five  San Imoun Stratiotis   Options Chrisi Dekaetia Tou 60 N 1 Cd2      0:50:01 (Pop‑up)
Aleka Kanelidou  Fere Mou Hara   Options Chrisi Dekaetia Tou 60 N 1 Cd1      0:52:09 (Pop‑up)
The 4 Levels of Existence  The Village Postman   Options The 4 Levels Of Existence  1976    0:54:18 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
The M.G.C. 

Miss Marple's Theme   Options

Miss Marple's Theme b/w Blame the Talent in the Family 

1966 

 

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Apostolos Nikolaidis  Agapisa Ke Misisa   Options Edo Panivar Cd1      1:02:51 (Pop‑up)
Stélios Kazantzídis  Glykia Mou Mana Simera   Options Asteria Tou Ellinikou Tragoudiou      1:07:25 (Pop‑up)
Antonis Bardis - Giannis Athanasiadis Αντωνης Βαρδης - Γιαννης Αθανασιαδης  Prophet Προφητης   Options Visualize Οραματιζομαι  1976    1:10:09 (Pop‑up)
Irini Konitopoulou Ειρηνη Κονιτοπουλου  Amoriano Αμοριανο   Options The Golden Disk Ο Χροθσος Διοσκος      1:13:03 (Pop‑up)
Kostas Pistos  Lambs Are Slaughtered in Salona Στα Σαλωνα Σφαζουν Αρνια   Options Our Most Beautiful Fok Songs Τα Ωραιοτερα Δημοτικα μας Τραυοθδια      1:17:58 (Pop‑up)
Manolis Rasidakis  Glykia Tone H Agaph   Options Epistrofi Stis Rizes      1:22:18 (Pop‑up)
Haris Georgiou  Ta Vimata Sou Ta Paranoma   Options Ta Tragoudia Mou  1982    1:29:10 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Spyros Peristeris 

Keflidiko Minore   Options

Greek Rhapsody - Instrumental Music from Greece 1905-1956 

2013 

 

1:31:46 (Pop‑up)
Semi-Mackerel Ημισκουμπρια  The Bucolic To Boukoliko   Options Hip Hop      1:39:07 (Pop‑up)
Zontanoi Nekroi  Carioli do not mess with us (First version) Καριόλη μην τα βάζεις με μας (Πρώτη εκδοχή)   Options Buried Forgotten Θαμένα Ξεχασμένα  2001    1:42:29 (Pop‑up)
Tang-Ram  Get in Rhythm Μπες Στο Ρυθμό   Options Ektos Elenxoy Εκτός Ελέγχου  2005    1:47:51 (Pop‑up)
The Child Prodigy Το Παιδι Φαυμα  In Athens Stin Athena   Options Hip Hop      1:51:15 (Pop‑up)
Warriorz  Allos Tropos   Options Hip Hop      1:56:07 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
M. Hiotis - D. Gongos "Bagianderas" 

To Perasma   Options

Greek Rhapsody - Instrumental Music from Greece 1905-1956 - CD 1 

2013 

 

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Nomik  Neurokopi Νευροκόπι   Options Happy Faces Χαρούμενες Φάτσες  2020    2:07:28 (Pop‑up)
Miss Trichromi δεσποινίς τρίχρωμη  The Castle Το κάστρο   Options Friends Φίλες  2020    2:10:47 (Pop‑up)
Selofan  Wheels of Love   Options FP019 Στο Σκοτάδι (In The Darkness)  2016    2:15:33 (Pop‑up)
Hipcut feat. Sugahspank!  Precision   Options Hip Society  2019    2:18:25 (Pop‑up)
Hekátē  Soapbox   Options Μέρες Οργής | Days of Wrath  2020    2:22:33 (Pop‑up)
Giannis Arapis  Black Caravan Μαύρο Καραβάνι   Options Alone  2019    2:25:02 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Dalot 

Departures   Options

Departures 

2020 

 

2:33:01 (Pop‑up)
Alexis Zoumbas  Miroloi (Dirge From Epirus)   Options Music Of The Balkans Vol. 3 – Greece  1996    2:36:20 (Pop‑up)
K. Roukounas  Scapegrace Woman   Options Music Of The Balkans Vol. 3 – Greece  1996    2:40:44 (Pop‑up)
Five Gliniotes  E Vlaha (A Vlach Girl Washing By The River)   Options Five Days Married & Other Laments: Song And Dance From Northern Greece, 1928-1958  2013    2:43:10 (Pop‑up)
Roza Eskenazi  I Mórtissa Tis Kokkiniás   Options Rembétissa 1933-1936  1997    2:46:24 (Pop‑up)
A. Kostis  In the Basement   Options The Jail's a Fine School  2015    2:49:42 (Pop‑up)
Rita Abatzi  In the River, My Clothes   Options I'm Burning, I'm Burning: Urban Greek Songs 1933-37  2014    2:53:40 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Catrina Paslaru 

Hei La Bodega   Options

Hei La Bodega - Carnaval! 

2000 

 

2:56:50 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 6:56pm LambdaCalculus:

Evening, Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:57pm Gary:

Hey, Hey LambdaCalculus!
Avatar 6:58pm chresti:

Hi Gary Bodega show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:58pm listener james from westwood:

Hey hey, Gary and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:59pm Gary:

Hola, Hola James and Chresti!
Avatar 7:02pm TDK60:

Good evening Gary, and all thee.
Avatar 7:03pm LambdaCalculus:

Hey there chresti, james, and TDK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm doctorjazz:

Hi Gary and shoppers!
Avatar 7:03pm chresti:

And TDK60 said something about rebetiko.
Avatar 7:03pm chresti:

Hi Lambda!
Avatar 7:04pm northguineahills:

geia sas fíloi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm Gary:

Howdy, Howdy, Do, Do TDK and Dr. Jazz and NGH!
Avatar 7:04pm TDK60:

I found an album in the basement.
  7:05pm zzzm:

"Hellenes" means Greek stuff?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:05pm Webhamster Henry:

Hi Gary! Greek specialties in the Bodega tonight! I live across the street from a Greek restaurant.
  7:05pm zzzm:

ok
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:06pm Gary:

Welcome, Welcome Zzzm and Henry!
Avatar 7:06pm northguineahills:

Where are all the Panthonikos fans at !(oh, wait, we weren't talking about football).

Hellenes is Greek for Greece.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:06pm Webhamster Henry:

Hellenes, from "Ελλάδα"
  7:07pm Dean:

Just this morning a buddy turned me on to this: https://mississippirecords.bandcamp.com/album/all-parts-dark
Avatar 7:07pm TDK60:

It's Greek to me but the music's got a beat and those dancers don't hurt my eyes, so...
Avatar 7:07pm david w:

Hello Gary! I think you hit a vein!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:07pm Gary:

Evening, Evening Dean and David!
  7:08pm zzzm:

I was in east Greece two years ago (Thessaloniki ). I had an impression 50%+ were from Egypt there.
  7:09pm Dean:

Got a dose of Greek genes myself, but never been there. In any event, I'm moving to Cyprus as soon as I can.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10pm Gary:

I want my next trip to be to Egypt, but we'll see
  7:11pm zzzm:

There were large tourists from Cyprus there too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:12pm doctorjazz:

Great set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:13pm doctorjazz:

If we can ever travel again, I'll head to Africa (had a trip planned that got shot to hell by the pandemic).
Avatar 7:14pm northguineahills:

If it wasn't for math, I wouldn't be able to read Greek....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:14pm Gary:

Where in Africa, Doctor J?
  7:16pm zzzm:

oh if all goes well, I am planning Serbia ~ Albaniia in summer.
  7:18pm Dean:

I studied Attic Greek on my own using Hansen & Quinn's marvelous "intensive" course many years ago. Trouble is there aren't a lot of places to meet other speakers of Attic Greek to practice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:19pm Gary:

I have come to debase the Koine
Avatar 7:20pm TDK60:

This P. Rizos is fun.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm Gary:

Always a pleasure when new music not suck
  7:21pm Dean:

Attic precedes Koine, yes? The latter is "Biblical"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Gary:

Yes
Avatar 7:22pm chresti:

Not many people have attics to study in, Dean.
  7:24pm zzzm:

Greece was so rich I had no time exploring pop culture at my short stay. I didn't know they had such great stuff too!
Avatar 7:24pm TDK60:

That is good solid WFMU stuff. We need it. Somebody tape it..
  7:25pm Dean:

I bet there are lots of orthopaedic surgeons who have no spine, either, chresti.
  7:26pm Dean:

For those of you who don't speak Greek, "fuck" (which Gary just uttered" means "fuck."
Avatar 7:26pm chresti:

What does that have to do with studying Greek in the attic?
  7:27pm Dean:

If you need an attic to study Attic, you need a spine to study spines...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27pm Gary:

Home taping killed the radio star
Avatar 7:28pm chresti:

If you say so.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm Gary:

in the attic with the candlestick
Avatar 7:29pm northguineahills:

@Dean: You need Obama's time machine to go back to ancient Athens....
Avatar 7:31pm northguineahills:

For a real challenge, try Pontic Greek (I don't speak Greek, outside of what I know from science, so it's all a challenge).
  7:33pm Dean:

I don't particularly get the time machine reference, but I'm happy to read about it. Time--or any--travel isn't my bag.
Avatar 7:34pm TDK60:

Gary, you ever played Kristi Stassinopoulou? Greek psych singer; I have one album.
  7:34pm Dean:

Pontic? Wow, that's amazing. Judging from OED, it's a rich concept.
Avatar 7:36pm northguineahills:

@Dean: it's a meme from referencing GOPers that blame stuff on Obama even from before he was in power. (he also had a weather machine, apparently, and caused Katrina).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:37pm doctorjazz:

Kenya, Rwanda, was the trip, a Gary.
Avatar 7:37pm chresti:

I've never been to Greece, I've heard it's hot there.
  7:37pm Dean:

Ah, got it. Yes, I'm aware of that "meme," though I try mightily to avoid all of them. (In truth, though, Obama deserves a lot of blame.)

I had no idea that Nana Mouskouri was still around, doing her thing.
Avatar 7:37pm still b/p:

A young woman I know called me at work several years ago to settle an argument with a friend of hers, who claimed modern Greeks didn't speak ...Greek, that it was only an ancient language.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:37pm Gary:

Oh wow, that sounds like it would be amazing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:38pm Gary:

^meant for Dr J
  7:39pm zzzm:

right, but some reason i've connected Nana Mouskouri french venue
  7:39pm Dean:

I read chresti @7:37 only after reading still b/p @7:37, and so I at first saw "I've heard it's not there."

Most Greeks speak Pig Latin and Esperanto these days.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40pm Gary:

Still B/P!
Avatar 7:40pm chresti:

Haha Dean.
Avatar 7:40pm still b/p:

Ello-hay!
  7:41pm zzzm:

honestly didn't now straight out greek western pop. i've heard them were playing odd meter songs
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:41pm Gary:

Haha, b/p
  7:42pm Dean:

Aha-hay!
  7:44pm Dean:

Er, that should be Stou Filopappou...
Avatar 7:44pm chresti:

Nana Mouskouri is/was big in France.
  7:47pm Dean:

Everybody needs to hear this, uh, rendition of ancient Greek music by Gregorio Paniagua and troupe: https://www.discogs.com/Atrium-Musicae-De-Madrid-Gregorio-Paniagua-Musique-De-La-Gr%C3%A8ce-Antique/master/211984

Includes a bursting Cognac bottle and a lawnmower.
Avatar 7:49pm still b/p:

Socrates, Aristotle, et al:"Mow thyself."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:52pm Gary:

And here I thought the first cut was the deepest
  7:55pm Dean:

One of my favorite Greek words, other than the dirty ones my mom taught be, having learned them from her father, is σωρείτης.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Gary:

Those clouds are a sight for σωρείτης, Dean
  7:58pm Dean:

But when are they no longer clouds?
  7:58pm headcleaner:

quite a wholesome and educational program thus far, Gary
Avatar 8:01pm chresti:

A lot of big hair in those days.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm Gary:

Headcleaner!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm Gary:

Laika is the word I was looking for
  8:05pm Dean:

Used to be a terrific Greek festival in LA on Pico Blvd. at the big-ass (that's Greek) cathedral across the street from Papa Cristo's. Suddenly got a hankering...
https://papacristos.com/
  8:09pm Pie:

Hi tuning in my from the app tonight. Reading but a funny “I would like to solve the puzzle. The dog says woof and the cow says moo”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:10pm Gary:

Hi, Hi Pie!
Avatar 8:12pm TDK60:

Gary, have you heard that NYC public station with a Greek show, WNYE?
  8:13pm Pie:

Hello to you also Gary and any other listeners whom I have known and horses around with. Thanks for the nice tunes Gary it’s nice reading music..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:14pm Gary:

I have, but I somehow didn't know about the Greek show
Avatar 8:17pm TDK60:

Yeah they're pretty prominent on there; called "Cosmos FM" I think. NYE also has a caylpso show, other ethnic shows, educational shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:18pm Gary:

There's actually a Greek radio station in this neighborhood, although I haven't heard it. But I've walked past the building. Not sure if it's on air or internet only
Avatar 8:24pm tim abdellah:

Καλό απόγευμα, y'all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:25pm Gary:

Halo, Halo Tim!
Avatar 8:25pm chresti:

Hello pie and tim.
Avatar 8:31pm tim abdellah:

Hiya Chresti
  8:35pm zzzm:

the first cab driver from Greece airport to hotel graduated from Queens College!
Avatar 8:36pm TDK60:

I was watching the ceremony, bits now and then, also following the wild show run by the manager of this station, and instant news articles, and trying to chew gum. Busy day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:36pm Webhamster Henry:

I was listening to Ken and C-Span simultaneously.
Avatar 8:39pm tim abdellah:

Thx Gary :)
Avatar 8:41pm tim abdellah:

I have never heard Greek hip-hop - this is pretty awesome!
  8:41pm headcleaner:

what sound or letter were you having trouble with again, Gary? Was it χ or some other?
Avatar 8:41pm chresti:

I glanced at news bits about the ceremony at work. Listened to some to the wild shows, also.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:42pm Gary:

Headcleaner, it is all of it, but the isolated H? Maybe most?
Avatar 8:42pm tim abdellah:

Last night I watched a French documentary called "The End of The Ottoman Empire". It had never entered my consciousness before that Greece was part of the Ottoman Empire.
Avatar 8:43pm TDK60:

Chresti, that Ken "Staysh" as Clay calls him, he's wacky.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43pm Gary:

Empires' gonna empire
Avatar 8:44pm still b/p:

I hauled a wee portable tube TV, an antenna and digital-to-analog converter for it, to where I was doing some work today, in case something crazy developed.
  8:46pm Pie:

Hell yea!
Avatar 8:48pm northguineahills:

I don't know any of the names of my Greek records, just the first few letters to put them in alphabetical order......
Avatar 8:48pm chresti:

On my way home I heard a blow by blow account of when the Bidens got out of the car and walked the rest of the way. I winced a little then.
Avatar 8:48pm northguineahills:

(same w/ anything Cyrillic).
  8:49pm headcleaner:

@gary - I just didn't quite get your description of it on-air - "glicchial h agaf" was what my ears heard, but I'm having trouble mapping that to any phonological terms I know
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:50pm Gary:

My mom was FREAKED the FUCK OUT when they were walking over (b/c she was worried something would happen)
Avatar 8:51pm TDK60:

I had a question no one could answer then - does the Marine Band do any Dylan? I think I heard J. Lo do a medley that included Woody Guthrie's Ths Land Is Your Land.
  8:54pm Pie:

Brooklyners- I read in an emerging technologies book that areas of Brooklyn trade solar energy

That concept is brilliant; the sharing economy and gig economy and such hasn’t really taken off too much in Minneapolis.

Really cool concepts though. Im somewhat anti 9-5 which I certainly don’t oppose (and is changing because of current circumstances of the past year). I just don’t like the rigid image of “working stiff and fighting days” it is fighting reality essentially. But cheers to keeping progress progressive.
  8:54pm headcleaner:

@tim abdellah - it may blow your mind even more to learn (as I did only a few years ago) that (for quite a long time) the pan-Hellenic "empire" (or sphere of influence) was much, much larger than modern Greece is today - spanning basically all of the coastal areas of the black sea, much of modern Turkey, off into Iran and central Asia
Avatar 8:54pm northguineahills:

@tim: See also the former Yugoslavia, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, and parts of Hungary.

Before the demise of the Ottoman Empire, there were millions of ethnic Greeks in Anatolia (mostly along the Med coast and the Black Sea.
Avatar 8:55pm northguineahills:

Also, the Ottoman Empire started mostly as a Balkan empire w/ some Anatolian territories before it took defeated Constantinople.
  8:56pm Dean:

Fortunately, the Ottoman Emporium had a huge close-out sale.
Avatar 8:56pm northguineahills:

headcleaner jinxed me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:56pm Webhamster Henry:

I used to have some great records of Anatolian Greek music.
Avatar 8:57pm still b/p:

"Alright now, for all you boppers out there in the big city."
  8:57pm headcleaner:

@gary - anyway I definitely get your broader point about there being "something about" Greek that makes it hard to place (to our wilted Anglophone ears) - and in any case I just love the sound of it (especially when spoken softly)
Avatar 8:57pm northguineahills:

@Webhanster Henry: I have one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Gary:

@B/P best close-up of a mouth I can think of
Avatar 8:59pm chresti:

I need another ottoman, they're great.
Avatar 9:00pm northguineahills:

Thessalonica and Sofia used to be Turk-majority cities....(until 1920) (the disasterous population exchange that killed Turks and Greeks alike (see the Hind/Muslim exchange in Pakistan and India in 1947 as a more recent comparison).
Avatar 9:01pm tim abdellah:

@headcleaner and @ngh - I got some sense of that in the documentary, which did a pretty good job unpacking the emergence of ethno-nationlism in the 19th century - bringing in economic and political contexts, and not reducing it to religious and cultural differences.
  9:02pm headcleaner:

on other topics, Gary - ever heard of Killah P - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavlos_Fyssas ? From some searches I did recently, it seems that no one has played him yet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm Webhamster Henry:

I was just reading in Wikipedia about the resurgence and recognition of Classical Greek Religion (Hellenism) en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar 9:04pm TDK60:

Oh yeah headcleaner, that was the rapper murdered by fascists. 5 years ago?
  9:04pm headcleaner:

@TDK60 - yep
Avatar 9:05pm still b/p:

Saw part of the Rise of Empires: Ottoman, a couple weeks ago -- combination of doc and dramatizations telling story of conquest of Constantinople, but, man, the actual siege took less time then the program. We didn't hang on to see all of how, you know, Constantinople got the works.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm Webhamster Henry:

I'm interested because I'm an obsessive fan of the Webtoon Lore Olympus.

www.webtoons.com...
Avatar 9:06pm chresti:

TDK60, I think the Marine Band does "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" by Steam
Avatar 9:07pm TDK60:

hee chrest!
Avatar 9:10pm TDK60:

I recall the announcer saying the Marine Band uniforms are specially tailored without epaulets in order to let the violinists rest their violins better. You needed to know this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm Gary:

@Headcleaner, I hadn't heard of him, I don't think, no ... thanks for the tip!
Avatar 9:11pm coelacanth∅:

hey Gary and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm Gary:

coelacanth∅!
  9:14pm Dean:

That Greek Rhapsody set is terrific.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15pm Gary:

@Dean, oh yes
  9:17pm peter:

a late hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17pm Gary:

Peter!
  9:18pm peter:

did i miss all the laïká?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19pm Gary:

Yes, so tears shedding, but not the Rebetika
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20pm Ike:

Hi! Listening while making granola.
  9:20pm peter:

i was on a big haris alexiou kick lately
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm Gary:

Ike! @Peter, I have a double-CD collection by her!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm Gary:

I'll hafta rip it and send along to you
  9:22pm peter:

oo very cool! i just have a handful of her early albums, where they're just numbers :P
  9:28pm Dean:

Last set all-Xenakis I'm hoping...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Gary:

Last set all rebetika
  9:29pm Dean:

(I was xoking.)
  9:30pm Dean:

Lots of tracks on WFMU lately remind me of Klaxon Gueule, who happen to have a new album. This Giannis Arapis is one of them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31pm Gary:

I'll have to look up Klaxon
  9:31pm Dean:

Montreal trio, often with additional musicians.
Avatar 9:36pm chresti:

TDK60 did it!
Avatar 9:37pm chresti:

I cheered him on ;)
  9:37pm Dean:

This Zoumbas is a goody, too: https://mississippirecords.bandcamp.com/album/alexis-zoumbas
Avatar 9:37pm TDK60:

I found a rebetiko LP in the basement laundry room. But I don't have any hashish.
  9:39pm Dean:

This, too: https://olvidorecords.bandcamp.com/album/the-jails-a-fine-school
Avatar 9:39pm northguineahills:

Then you have Iannis Xenakis, one of my favorite composers, who was born to Greek parents in Romania, had almost half of his face blown off while being a partisan in Yugoslavia, then moved to France after the war (and became a French citizen).
Avatar 9:39pm tim abdellah:

Here's a link to that documentary I was talking about. Available to stream 'til the end of the month through UC Berkeley's art museum/film archive ($10) bampfa.org...
Avatar 9:40pm chresti:

Is kief like hashish? A local pot shop offers pot with kief.
Avatar 9:40pm northguineahills:

I think I mentioned last week, that Greek colleague gifted me some rembetika rekkids he inherited from his father, as he knew I'd appreciate them.
Avatar 9:41pm northguineahills:

I actually think I have this on vinyl. Yep! (never knew the titile).
  9:43pm Dean:

Just realized that Tsitsanis was born and died on the same day, Jan. 18
Avatar 9:45pm TDK60:

Chresti, I think kif is softer powder, or buds, of cannabis intended for making into hash. From North Africa - Algeria, Morocco I think. {?}
Avatar 9:49pm tim abdellah:

I think what they call kif in the States may not be the same as what kif is in Morocco. In Morocco it's very finely chopped cannabis, smoked in a tiny clay pipe bowl. Brings you up and down quickly and gently!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49pm Gary:

Dean, how about some BASEMENT Greek?
  9:50pm Dean:

Heh, there y'are.
Avatar 9:51pm northguineahills:

Roza is one of the most famous Rembetika stars. Rembetika was music of sailors, hash smokers, and other social outcasts. I believe she was Roma-Jewish.

Thanks, Gary, kick-ass show!.
Avatar 9:52pm chresti:

Ah, here it's like a resin? I'll get some and report back.
  9:52pm Dean:

Like retsina, you mean?
Avatar 9:52pm chresti:

I like this Basement Greek.
Avatar 9:52pm tim abdellah:

Retsina!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm Gary:

Pining for some retsina
  9:53pm headcleaner:

saving the very best for last, Gary is
Avatar 9:53pm still b/p:

Ask the experts, glimpsed earlier this evening.
www.galeriehochdruck.com...
Avatar 9:53pm TDK60:

Tim, Chresti I saw some that was loose yellow-green stuff, different from a lot of the Mexican usually around but that was a long time ago.
  9:53pm Dean:

Inspiration for the Ramones, I gather.

Had to lower the level of discourse with a pun?
  9:55pm Pie:

“Why Snakes need Oil: 101 Bad Business Practices and How to Fix Them” my dad said the French say that they eat with their eyes first. The intro is written.
Ye or Ney? Either way I’m gonna try! :::)
;)
<3
Funny anecdotes will be included because it seems this is just how the intro took me.
Avatar 9:55pm chresti:

still b/p, that must be opium.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55pm Webhamster Henry:

@Gary I was going to say, you can smell the retsina.
Avatar 9:56pm tim abdellah:

moroccan-pipe.blogspot.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm schmutz:

sneakin in late, but this has been a treat. Thanks Gary!
Avatar 9:56pm still b/p:

Oh, we can all take the discourse lower. Was gonna suggest earlier that the Greek rappers were hop-hoplites.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm Gary:

Schmutz!
Avatar 9:57pm LambdaCalculus:

Thanks for an awesome show, Gary!
Avatar 9:57pm chresti:

Haha still b/p.
  9:57pm Dean:

You mean hip-hoplites?
Avatar 9:57pm TDK60:

Great show, Gary. Night.
Avatar 9:57pm still b/p:

"hip-hoplites"
Avatar 9:57pm tim abdellah:

Opa! Thanks for the great tunes, Gary. Good night bodaga poppers!
Avatar 9:59pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Gary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm Gary:

Night everyone!
Avatar 9:59pm chresti:

Thanks Tim, although the pot shop called it "kief"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm Webhamster Henry:

Thanks Gary! Back at the Bodega next week!
  10:00pm Dean:

Ευχαριστώ.
Avatar 10:00pm chresti:

Thanks Gary!
  3:14pm Marie:

Another awesome show--thanks, Gary!
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