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Options April 27, 2021: Kickout Hole

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Mujo  Pasta Alla Norma   Options           0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
John Water  Prayer to Pasolini   Options           0:02:01 (Pop‑up)
A Nat Hema  Untitled   Options First Cassette Release      Cassette    0:09:07 (Pop‑up)
James Boring  Conversation One with James   Options           0:20:51 (Pop‑up)
Blalock & Boring  Dr. Ex (Studio Edit)   Options           0:30:33 (Pop‑up)
Sven Wunder  En Plein Air   Options           0:37:51 (Pop‑up)
Drew Mulholland  Warminister   Options           0:41:24 (Pop‑up)
Karl & Eric  Pinhunters   Options         Karl and Eric discuss all things pinball!  0:48:17 (Pop‑up)
Anthony Rother  The CCM Corporation   Options           1:02:56 (Pop‑up)
Betty Everett  God Only Knows   Options           1:05:04 (Pop‑up)
Uncle Michael  Hinky Dink Theme (Martinibomb's Edit)   Options           1:08:35 (Pop‑up)
PM Warson  You Gotta Tell Me   Options           1:12:17 (Pop‑up)
Spider Babies  Tomorrow   Options           1:14:52 (Pop‑up)
Karate Boogaloo  Tour de France   Options           1:16:48 (Pop‑up)
La Pesada  Tomate   Options           1:24:05 (Pop‑up)
Spectors  That Girl is Leaving Town   Options           1:36:10 (Pop‑up)
Teenage Fanclub  Everything is Falling Apart   Options           1:38:59 (Pop‑up)
Monophonics  It's Only Us   Options           1:42:43 (Pop‑up)
Eleven 76  The Scarab's Quest   Options           1:47:38 (Pop‑up)
Billie Holiday  Speak Low (Jay-K;s Rework)   Options           1:51:10 (Pop‑up)
lyarl  Powder Breeze   Options           1:57:21 (Pop‑up)
TC  Funky Guitar   Options     1992      2:02:07 (Pop‑up)
M Doubles and the Mob  Tickled Pink   Options           2:07:54 (Pop‑up)
Combo Moderna  Mambossa72   Options   Combo Mderna        2:14:42 (Pop‑up)
Gay Cat Park  Synthetic Woman   Options           2:15:25 (Pop‑up)
Gay Cat Park  Television   Options           2:21:06 (Pop‑up)
DEVO  Too Much Paranoias (Max's Live)   Options           2:27:38 (Pop‑up)
DEVO  Praying Hands (Max's Live)   Options           2:29:43 (Pop‑up)
DEVO  Uncontrollable Urge (Max's Live)   Options           2:33:55 (Pop‑up)
DEVO  Mongoloid (Max's Live)   Options     1977      2:37:22 (Pop‑up)
Delia Derbyshire  Colours   Options           2:46:12 (Pop‑up)
Dick Hyman & Mary Mayo  They Can't Take That Away From Me   Options           2:49:39 (Pop‑up)
LOOP  Breathe Into Me   Options           2:53:16 (Pop‑up)
Exotic Percussion  Moon Festival   Options           2:58:08 (Pop‑up)


Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am Hopey Sockmonkey:

Good morning! (got here a bit early)
  11:01am Eric Kilkenny:

Hello Hopey! Only 1 min early that's pretty much on time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am Franco Twinkie:

Howdy Hopey Socks and Killer Eric!
  11:04am Eric Kilkenny:

Hi there howdy and good morning Franco!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am Hopey Sockmonkey:

Hey, Franco!
  11:09am ZoZo666:

Gidday all! My Chrome kept crashing, so fingers crossed it"ll settle down. This is the Voice of the Future speaking - cozzit's 3:08 Wednesday morning the 28th!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am Franco Twinkie:

God I wish I had gone there when I was hanging out in Rome looking for diversion from all that fucking Italian painting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am Krys O.:

Greetings!
  11:10am ZoZo666:

Here in Wellington, New Zealand, that is! :-)
  11:11am Eric Kilkenny:

Helloooooo Krys ooooooo! Hi there Zozo! Welcome
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am Rich in Washington:

wut
Avatar 11:12am ZoZo666:

Hullo Eric! Tizz good to have you back!
  11:12am Eric Kilkenny:

@Franco me too! wish i would have checked it out
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am rawvegetable:

Hello EK and Sheena's Jungle Room listeners!
  11:14am Eric Kilkenny:

hi RawVeg!
Avatar 11:14am ZoZo666:

Gidday, raw vegetable!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am rawvegetable:

Hello ZoZo666! ^_^
Avatar 11:15am ZoZo666:

That first track was pretty funny, Eric. Loved it :-)
  11:17am Eric Kilkenny:

Thanks ZoZo!
Avatar 11:17am ZoZo666:

Yr welcome!
Avatar 11:18am ZoZo666:

So, where are all you luvly Jungle Roomers from?
  11:19am Eric Kilkenny:

@ZoZo alllll over the planet like you ZoZO but mostly East Coast/LA people here
Avatar 11:20am ZoZo666:

Shweet!
Avatar 11:25am ZoZo666:

Are those chickens I can hear in the background??? Or am I hallucinating again, folks?
Avatar 11:26am solo mon:

Good Morning EK!
  11:27am Eric Kilkenny:

Hi Solo! Greetings! I hope you're hallucinating ZoZo
Avatar 11:28am solo mon:

I just woke up and I’m def hallucinating.
Avatar 11:29am solo mon:

I see the elusive Franco Twinkie was here for a minute.
  11:29am Eric Kilkenny:

I rhink he's sstil here
Avatar 11:30am ZoZo666:

Hi again, solo! I think it must be the sub-audible stuff Eric's playing..! LoLoLoL
Avatar 11:31am solo mon:

Hi ZoZo :-) I hear the chickens now too!
Avatar 11:33am ZoZo666:

You DO?!? Now I"m hearing some Cure-esque "pop-nouveau"..! :-0
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am chresti in tennis booth:

Hi EK, hi solo! Franco's on a mission to move everything out of a shop that he and his dad had for 40+years into his mom's garage by the end of this month.
Avatar 11:34am solo mon:

chresti! Hey!
Avatar 11:35am solo mon:

@ZoZo “pop-nouveau” haven’t heard that term in a while!
  11:35am Eric Kilkenny:

Hiya Chresti! I hope Franco will let me know if he finds any pinball machines
Avatar 11:36am solo mon:

Franco needs to put out a press release so we don’t worry.
Avatar 11:36am ZoZo666:

A question for you two Pinball Whizzes - wot's your fave Pinball-related musical track? & wot do you like to listen to whilst "feeling all them bumpers"? GRIN
  11:37am Eric Kilkenny:

@ZoZo Lonnie Irving - Pinball Machiine
Avatar 11:38am solo mon:

Yeah DJbrokenwindow !
Avatar 11:39am ZoZo666:

@Solo - I used to hang out in the 'Popnouveau' groups @ both Audiogalaxy and Soulseek peer-to-peer file sharing sites. that"s how I know the term. & you, solo?
Avatar 11:40am ZoZo666:

Ooh! I like this, Eric! SMOOOOOTH AS :-)
Avatar 11:40am solo mon:

SAME ZoZo!
Avatar 11:41am solo mon:

Sven Wunder yeah love this
Avatar 11:42am ZoZo666:

@Solo REALLY? My P2P handle was/is LoFi HiFun
Avatar 11:46am ZoZo666:

(ZoZo is wishing he'd not forgotten his receipt yesterday when he popped up the shops to hexchange his faulty keyboard, cos he's now stuck SLoWwWly mousing around his virtual keyboard like a goddumn Ouija Board! sigh...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:47am Franco Twinkie:

Eric, I did find a box of turquoise Melmac dishes in my mom's garage!
Avatar 11:48am ZoZo666:

COFFEEEEE! Cozzit's 3:50am Wednesday here, & I have NO matchstix to prop my eyelids open with :-D
Avatar 11:51am ZoZo666:

(had a cat-nap tween 2;15 & 3:00...Shows how mutch I enjoyed my last visit in the Jungle Room, yes? HELL YESSS!!!)
Avatar 11:52am ZoZo666:

@Franco - I like your name, sir!
  11:52am Eric Kilkenny:

@ZoZo @Franco both of ya are pretty great cartoonists
  11:54am Eric Kilkenny:

@Zozo franco designed an awesome shirt for the jungle room.. not sure how to find it for ya right now lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54am Otis:

Good Daze Medium Wine Coolers!
Avatar 11:55am ZoZo666:

Oh, cool, Eric! Always nice to meet other cartoonists. pleased to meet you, Franco!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56am Hopey Sockmonkey:

Good day, Otis!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am Otis:

Hi Hopey, waking with coffee and yogurt... made it in time to catch Pinhunters.
  11:57am Eric Kilkenny:

hiya Otis got coffee?
Avatar 11:57am ZoZo666:

MR FODDER!!! SalutatioNZ! (Er, that IS you,yes?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am Otis:

Ha, medium mind reader E!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Franco Twinkie:

Otis, just so you know, I'm not in the fifth den reading an old Colliers magazine and drinking flat ginger ale, I'm up to my nuts in broken power tools.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Otis:

It's meeeee, waking smiles. Hi Zozo666 and hey Franco!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Otis:

Missed you on Friday, know you were busy Franco... so we integrated you into the storyline. You were in the den below Jean Shaw.
Avatar 11:59am ZoZo666:

Hullo to you, too, Hopey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Otis:

Love that this zoom/call is live at the moment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Otis:

Eric, what you are playing in the backdrop? It's nice.
  12:01pm Eric Kilkenny:

@Otis Warminister from drew mulholland
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Otis:

Oh, this is Drew. Cool, very medium.
Avatar 12:02pm ZoZo666:

It's SPACEY!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Franco Twinkie:

Otis, this morning while I was looking for the operation for my phone, I found a box of Kodachrome transparencies that is photographic proof of my first attention getting stunt with an audience.
Avatar 12:04pm ZoZo666:

@Franco - Ooh! DO tell, plz! :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Otis:

I read from chresti just above now Franco that you are moving out 40+ years of stuff and digging through your own archives. Nice! (p.s. - hi chresti!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Franco Twinkie:

It was my forth birthday party when I got my head cracked open with a baseball bat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Otis:

ZoZo... my memory is a wasteland - tatters of papers past are slapping my face in the wind in this wasteland ... "LoFi HiFun"... I know that handle.... did you have a blog... did we share/sharity stuff at some point? Refresh my clouded mind if so.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm Otis:

Betty Everett! Her version of 1900 Yesterday is still an all-time fav. This is a gem too!!
Avatar 12:07pm ZoZo666:

:-0 Yikes! Ouch!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Otis:

I am thankful for Woof and Moo to hear covers of songs overplayed so I can enjoy them again and again and okay, again.
Avatar 12:10pm ZoZo666:

@Otis - No, no blog. We swapped lotsa stuff on Audiogalaxy. in the Inc Strange Music, PopNouveau groups - and possibly in MY gRoup, Crime Jazz 4 Beatniks group.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Franco Twinkie:

No shit ZoZo! my first trip to the emergency room for being a fucking idiot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Otis:

Now that's a flashback.... PopNouveau and Audiogalaxy. Speaking of that scene, I just fired up SLSK last year again after being off a good decade+... feels just the same as years back, nice. Nice to see you here today ZoZo!
Avatar 12:13pm ZoZo666:

I'm Lorenzo Van Der Lingen on FBook, in case you forgot! LoL. I met Martinibomb way back in 1999 via Audiogalaxy too...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15pm Otis:

Of course, Lorenzo... now that name rings the bells!
Avatar 12:15pm ZoZo666:

I just started using Soulseek again last week - cos I lost tons of dloads due to having 3 external drives DIE last year - ouch! it's good to see you again, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm Otis:

Crazy how Soulseek has not changed in all these years. I like it!
Avatar 12:19pm ZoZo666:

I would HOPE so, cos I shared a post for your show on my hmpage a month or so ago, & you came & Liked it! (JoYYY!). you"re BOUND to recall such a MOMENTOUS Thang, I'm (Dinah) Shore! ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Otis:

Sweet version of Tour here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm Otis:

Ha, I need an intern/assistant for the corners of my mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24pm Otis:

Oh wow, another zooming. Yeaaaa!
Avatar 12:39pm ZoZo666:

Damn! If only I'd had summat to say about Pinball, I'm SURE Our Man Eric would have let me stay on-air! jk ;-) No, that satisfied my Radio Star yearnings just FINE. Thanx, Eric! <3
OOH! OOH! That Girl! cool cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:42pm Franco Twinkie:

I know I'm falling apart.
Avatar 12:42pm ZoZo666:

@Franco - you said that baseball incident was but your FIRST time in A&E for fucking idiocy - ! So...there've been MORE???
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Krys O.:

I'm regularly sweeping up the parts that fell off me.
Avatar 12:43pm ZoZo666:

ditto - falling apart...(sniffle)...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:44pm Franco Twinkie:

Yes, and they only got more spectacular.
Avatar 12:45pm ZoZo666:

Hullo Krys O! I thought there were moa fold in here ((ZoZo bends over to pick up detached arm...))...
Avatar 12:46pm ZoZo666:

(folx, not fold)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm Otis:

Nice to hear you on the show ZoZo and looking forward to more airchecks in time.
Avatar 12:47pm ZoZo666:

N.B: 'moa' is Kiwispeak for 'more'
Avatar 12:49pm ZoZo666:

Cheerz, Otis! yes, I plan to be "Mr Kiwi Musick" on Eric's show (2 or 3 songs per Gassed Spot, I think we agreed, Eric?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm Otis:

Nice, cool segment Mr Kiwi MuSICK, yea!
  12:51pm mmzm:

Hello!
Avatar 12:52pm ZoZo666:

He he - YESSS! (i am waiting for the 88 gigs to copy to my external in order to sort my ill-registering icon, now...)
Avatar 12:52pm ZoZo666:

Gidday mmzm!
  12:53pm Ursula 1000:

Hiya Eric!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54pm Otis:

Hi mmzm and Ursula!
Avatar 12:54pm ZoZo666:

Hullo Ursula!
  12:56pm Eric Kilkenny:

Good Afternoon, Ursula 1000 -- greetings!
Avatar 12:56pm ZoZo666:

ex-LoFi HiFun here, from Audiogalaxy daze...if you hung out there?
  12:56pm Ursula 1000:

hey Otis n ZoZo666
Avatar 12:57pm ZoZo666:

LOVING this groovy Ella version of 'Speak Low", Eric! BIG 'Ups", yo!
Avatar 1:04pm Mr Fab:

Have had you on as I pound my fingers to the bone clackety-clack clacking away in pursuit of the awmighty dolla dolla bills y'all. Havin fun, listening to records at diff speeds.
Avatar 1:04pm Justin B.:

Please play at 39.5 rpm
Avatar 1:05pm ZoZo666:

Slower is MUCH better, Eric! Cheeze!
  1:06pm Eric Kilkenny:

I think Justin B nailed it heheh
Avatar 1:08pm ZoZo666:

Gidday Mr Fab & Justin B! 2nd-time caller to 'La Chambre de la Jungle", here!
Avatar 1:09pm ZoZo666:

My Bootay enjoyed that last track, buddy!
  1:11pm Eric Kilkenny:

now that i finally figured the name out
Avatar 1:12pm Mr Fab:

Another Down Under listener! The Jungle Room seems to be increasingly popular in the lands where everything's upside down.
  1:17pm ?:

Cheers! Though I'm a longtime virtual friend of Mr K - it's just taken me ages to get back here (& I knew of WFMU yearzago, but never tuned in), so I cannot claim to be part of any impending "Kiwi Wave"...
Avatar 1:18pm ZoZo666:

oops - forgot to sign in again after refreshing my previously-pants icon - d'oh! :-)
Avatar 1:20pm ZoZo666:

@Mr Fab - Who else was here from Thee Greatest Liddle Country on the Planet?
  1:21pm Eric Kilkenny:

Scott67 but he's not up yet :)
Avatar 1:22pm Mr Fab:

and Aitch.
Avatar 1:23pm ZoZo666:

(that's a BRAIN in my 'Braineater' icon, btw - not A WALNUT - unless you WANT it to be, natch!)
Avatar 1:28pm ZoZo666:

GREAT! I love early Devo...but - but
Avatar 1:28pm Mr Fab:

No, play "Praying Hands," that was great!
Avatar 1:29pm ZoZo666:

AGREED! LoL
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm Webhamster Henry:

MMMM Too much paranoias live!
  1:30pm Ursula 1000:

DEVO was my 1st concert---New Traditionalists Tour!
  1:31pm Eric Kilkenny:

Hello Henry!!! I wish Devo was my first
Avatar 1:31pm ZoZo666:

althoughhhh - i like that rubbery guitar break! I'm 16 again, playing ping-pong in my mate's lounge in Christchurch! memmmoreees!
  1:32pm Eric Kilkenny:

I might just let the concert roll
Avatar 1:33pm ZoZo666:

I saw 'em in The ChCh Town Hall for their 'Freedom of Choice' world tour.
Avatar 1:34pm ZoZo666:

YES, Please, Eric! cheeze!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:36pm Webhamster Henry:

How many of you are singing along? ✋
Avatar 1:36pm ZoZo666:

my inner soul is pogoing & shakinnitz head like Stevens!
  1:37pm Eric Kilkenny:

it's hard not to @webham totallY!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Webhamster Henry:

This music confirmed my microtonal tendencies.
Avatar 1:39pm Mr Fab:

Henry: singing AND (mentally) making those choreographed stage moves
  1:40pm Eric Kilkenny:

friend of Medium Cool Brian Applegate who was a guest is credited on this record for "research" he hooked up DEVO with the folks who put this out
  1:40pm djbrokenwindow:

Great mix this morning!.. I tuned in too late to catch the An Nat Hema track and you and Karl discussing pinball.
  1:40pm Eric Kilkenny:

Hey BrokenWindow! Need to get you on as a guest
  1:41pm djbrokenwindow:

You might seek Soft Verdict's first album, which is a made entirely of pinball machine sounds (1981?)
  1:41pm Eric Kilkenny:

ohhh yeh!!?? Wow??? Okay I will thanks!!
Avatar 1:41pm ZoZo666:

@Webhamster - I WOULD be singinnalong, iffit wazzint 5:30 in the morning, & my neighbor on the other side of this wall wazzint tryna sleep! (well, THAT certainly curbed my "Inner Punk", Fer sure! LoL
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:43pm Webhamster Henry:

@Zozo I get it; whispered ASMR DEVO isn't quite the same as the DEVO Easy Listening Disc.
Avatar 1:44pm ZoZo666:

LUVVED THAT Live DEVO, Eric! Not heard that live recording b4. THAN QUEUE!
Avatar 1:44pm ZoZo666:

HAW!
  1:44pm djbrokenwindow:

whispered ASMR Devo covers with close-mic tapping/percussion would be awesome!
Avatar 1:45pm Mr Fab:

"Burr-BOO-has"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45pm Webhamster Henry:

The whole Sheena Schedule in case you lost track: wfmu.org...
Avatar 1:47pm ZoZo666:

@djbrokenwindow - Axually i think it WOULD be! Although whispered "Too Much Paranoias' might be a TAD nightmarish - ! :-0
Avatar 1:49pm Mr Fab:

Apparently, in the doc film "Sisters With Transistors," available to rent via the wfmu home page, we learn how to pronounce "Derbyshire."
Avatar 1:50pm Mr Fab:

a film that's been getting rave reviews from the FMU staff, btw.
  1:53pm Eric Kilkenny:

I SUPER SUPER SUPER Want to see it - yeah everyone says it's amazing
Avatar 1:54pm ZoZo666:

Ah, I THORT i recognized her name - she of BBC Radiophonic workshop fame! ta 4 reminding me about her doco, Mr Fab. :-D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Rich in Washington:

Hey djbrokenwindow! How iz?
Avatar 1:56pm ZoZo666:

@Mr Fab - Derbyshire = DARBYshire, i believe my Queen would pronounce it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Otis:

hey DJBW n Rich!

Thanks Eric for the musical stabs n doses.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Rich in Washington:

Sisters With Transistors is fantastic. Always great to see a well made and engaging music documentary in an age where everyone and their pets are documentary filmmakers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Rich in Washington:

HeyOtis!
Avatar 1:59pm ZoZo666:

Kewl show, Eric! Thank yew!
Id love to stick around 4 Mr Fodder's show, but I need a TAD moa sleep than ! hour :-(
  1:59pm Eric Kilkenny:

Thank you, everyone!!! Friendly Persuasion is up next here: wfmu.org...
Avatar 2:01pm ZoZo666:

(1 hour). Spotcha all NEXT WEEK, my luvly Jungle Jivers! thank you 4 being so warmen welcoming. Socially distanced HUGZ ALL ROUND! x :-D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm Webhamster Henry:

Thanks Eric! You can whip it now.
Avatar 2:02pm ZoZo666:

byeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Avatar 2:06pm ZoZo666:

OOH - WAIT a sec - were those folx singing about Ozztralia & New Zealand! (glowww) Thank you, Otis! spotcha, & have a great show, sir!
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