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A viking ship appears on the horizon, a likeness of Alice Coltrane carved into its bow. Rare birds flock together to sing Francoise Hardy as soul hits. A sunset of blips and bleeps fills the air.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
sandy bull  manha de carnival   Favoriting inventions    1968        0:00:00 (Pop-up)
museum of no art  form and focus   Favoriting museum of no art  seance centre        *   0:12:48 (Pop-up)
manika kaur  soora so panchaniye   Favoriting ek  six degrees        *   0:17:28 (Pop-up)
marc ribot  rara   Favoriting Marc Ribot Plays Solo Guitar Works of Frantz Casseus  knockwurst records        *   0:20:14 (Pop-up)
pascal comelade  nyigo-nyigo   Favoriting musiques pour films, vol 2            0:23:39 (Pop-up)
Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore  between two worlds   Favoriting ghosts forests            0:26:27 (Pop-up)
 
wobbly  wurfelspiel   Favoriting popular monitress  Hausu Mountain        *   0:35:42 (Pop-up)
nina simone  turn me on   Favoriting the blues            0:36:59 (Pop-up)
hectorine  goodbye spaceman   Favoriting tears  paisley shirt        *   0:39:35 (Pop-up)
dorothy ashby  moonlight in vermont   Favoriting In A Minor Groove            0:43:48 (Pop-up)
lee wiley  hot house rose   Favoriting lee wiley sings george gershwin and cole porter            0:49:00 (Pop-up)
simon fisher turner  how blue sky was   Favoriting ost caravaggio 1610            0:51:48 (Pop-up)
hiroshi yoshimura  sheep   Favoriting green    1986        0:54:25 (Pop-up)
anna domino  koo koo   Favoriting anna domino            0:59:31 (Pop-up)
 
brigitte fontaine  je suis decadente   Favoriting             1:13:01 (Pop-up)
brigitte fontaine  il pleut   Favoriting brigitte fontaine est...folle            1:16:00 (Pop-up)
brigitte fontaine  j'ai 26 ans   Favoriting comme a la radio( with art ensemble of chicago)            1:17:31 (Pop-up)
brigitte fontaine  le goudron   Favoriting       Single      1:20:31 (Pop-up)
brigitte fontaine  genre humain   Favoriting genre humain            1:24:36 (Pop-up)
Brigitte Fontaine & Areski Belkacem  je t'aimerai   Favoriting vous et nous            1:28:56 (Pop-up)
brigitte fontaine  ?   brigitte fontaine  saravah  1972        1:32:44 (Pop-up)
Brigitte Fontaine & Areski Belkacem  un soleil   Favoriting vous et nous            1:35:37 (Pop-up)
Brigitte Fontaine & Areski Belkacem  La Tête Bandée   Favoriting l'incendie            1:38:10 (Pop-up)
brigitte fontaine  il se passe des choses   Favoriting brigitte fontaine est...folle            1:40:55 (Pop-up)
Brigitte Fontaine & Areski Belkacem  le 6 septembre   Favoriting l'incendie            1:44:27 (Pop-up)
brigitte fontaine w katerine  partir ou rester   Favoriting prohibition            1:46:34 (Pop-up)
madlib  dirtknock   Favoriting sounds ancestors  madlib invazion        *   1:50:33 (Pop-up)
biz markie  nobody beats the biz   Favoriting best of cold chillin'        RIP    1:52:38 (Pop-up)
mc solaar  nouveau western   Favoriting prose combat            1:58:33 (Pop-up)
 
sorry for laughing  agone   Favoriting see it alone  klang galerie        *   2:09:45 (Pop-up)
suzanne menzel  what a winter's day   Favoriting goodbyes and beginnings            2:13:03 (Pop-up)
marc sarrazy & laurent rochelle  Fantômastic   Favoriting cyclotimic songs  Linoleum Records        *   2:15:47 (Pop-up)
virginia wing  i'm holding out for something   Favoriting private life  Fire Records        *   2:19:02 (Pop-up)
sault  strong   Favoriting untitled (rise)            2:22:26 (Pop-up)
air france  beach party   Favoriting no way down            2:28:37 (Pop-up)
 
sessa  gata magica   Favoriting grandeza            2:35:11 (Pop-up)
aretha franklin  mister spain   Favoriting Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky)            2:43:17 (Pop-up)
sammi smith  help me make it throught the night   Favoriting For the Good Times: The Songs of Kris Kristofferson  ace        *   2:43:56 (Pop-up)
hollie cook  walking in the sand   Favoriting hollie cook            2:47:06 (Pop-up)
Annette Peacock  solar systems   Favoriting the perfect release  sundazed  1979      *   2:49:27 (Pop-up)
Aztec Camera  all i need is everything   Favoriting knife            2:52:50 (Pop-up)
xacara  night in aracaju   Favoriting Heisei No Oto: Japanese Left-field Pop From The CD Age (1989-1996)            2:58:07 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

  9:00am
Roosty:

One of my favorites.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 9:02am
oshiwoshi:

Not feeling it? Oh no
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Dayffid:

good morning listeners
  9:03am
Roosty:

oshi - me? No, I really do love this. Black Orpheus is one of my favorite movies.
  9:04am
Roosty:

Morning all!
Avatar 9:04am
TDK60:

Morning DJ T. It's freakfolk ancestor Sandy B. doin' the Orpheus raising of the Sun.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 9:06am
oshiwoshi:

@Roosty - no , not you. It's this week's playlist title!
  9:07am
Irene:

Good morning, Trouble and all you Modern World-ers! Love this Sandy Bull piece.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am
Trouble:

good thursday morning!
  9:11am
Archmo:

Never heard of sandy bull...sounds mellow
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am
Doug in JC:

Good morning
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 9:18am
Threemoons:

Morning all....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am
melinda:

morning everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19am
unpopularfred:

feeling many things, if not necessarily it
  9:21am
Slaboch:

Very happy to be in Brooklyn and listening live on the left side of the dial this morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am
Trouble:

wowza! good morning slaboch, that's a change...
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 9:22am
Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Trouble and shoe bathers. After shoegaze, then new genre is shoebathe.
  9:23am
Slaboch:

Change indeed! Working a show with Steve Gunn, William Tyler, Bridget St. John and others tonight at the Bell House.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am
RB:

Great Start Trouble , and Cru,
these are a few of my favorite things….
Thanks !
Avatar 9:24am
Dances with Moomins:

Morning, afternoon, and good evening to the World Modern and our Troubled guide.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am
adampsyche:

gm
  9:30am
Adrian in London:

Oh, what a lovely track to tune in to, the Meg and Mary one. Hi Trouble.
  9:30am
adam:

am enjoying this piece. thanks
  9:32am
Lucky:

So far, I'm feeling it...
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 9:35am
βrian:

It's a gnu day. Good morning.
Avatar 9:35am
TDK60:

That Sandy B. was from 1965.
  9:36am
Dr. No:

Wow. The Cooler. That was a club.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 9:37am
Kevlicki:

Good morning modern world earthlings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38am
Dayffid:

why and how have I never heard this Nina Simone track before! SO GOOD
  9:40am
markinbrooklyn:

Think i was at that cooler show. The one in which his daughter participated ?
  9:40am
rx scabin:

Thanks for the Ribot (and everything else).
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 9:41am
Handy Haversack:

hi, trouble and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am
Dayffid:

loving this goodbye spaceman song
  9:41am
shobhi:

Hey, Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am
Trouble:

yes @markinbrroklyn: same one!
Avatar 9:42am
TDK60:

Oh! Any in the NYC area, Sun Ra Arkestra plays Central Park tomorrow. Free!
Avatar 9:45am
TDK60:

...OOPS! Not tomorrow, Sunday 24th, rather.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46am
Anton:

Really loved that goodbye spaceman track!
Avatar 9:48am
Kevin / Ringwood / UK:

Hi Trouble and listeners! Hot day, cool music. Just right
  9:51am
Dr. No:

Thanks for the RA tip @TDK60!
  9:53am
Irene:

TDK60, the Sun Ra show is actually Saturday 7/24.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 9:54am
Ken From Hyde Park:

Yes, Saturday, July 24 - www.centralpark.com...
  9:54am
Mark Williams:

SFT - never tire of his work.
Avatar 9:54am
TDK60:

SORRY. I thought today was Friday. It IS Sat. the 24th this year. (How could I forget that Trouble is a Thursday show?) Sorry for confusion. More caffeine....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am
melinda:

Green is one of my favorite relaxing music CDs
Avatar 9:56am
TDK60:

I promise to look at my *three* wall calendars more often..
  9:56am
Irene:

Easy to understand, TDK60! Over the past year my sense of time and day has evaporated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am
chresti:

Morning Trouble and modern world company on Thursday from earlier morning pst!
  This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 9:58am
Zinn The Mood:

Your show today feels so transcendent. Very beautiful stuff. Feel like you all are comrades in seeking and seeing that Another World Is Possible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am
chresti:

Me too, Irene and TDK60.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am
Phillippe:

very soothing show so far. Much needed. Thanks trouble!
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 10:00am
oshiwoshi:

@TDK - me too thought it was Friday. Very pleased to be here on a Thurs
Avatar 10:01am
TDK60:

I'll be there. If anyone there is still miffed at my sowing confusion, I'll buy ya a beer/soda at the concession stand.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am
Dayffid:

www.youtube.com...
My son brought this to my attention. thought some of you guys might like it too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am
Dayffid:

I'll be there at the Sun Ra if all goes to plan
Avatar 10:04am
TDK60:

Hi Chresti - in Griffith Park?
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 10:05am
Handy Haversack:

Wish we could go, TDK60.
  Swag For Life Member 10:06am
Andrea:

Trouble, thank you for this dream set today.
Avatar 10:07am
TDK60:

Handy, some other good ones coming up there this summer - Valerie June, Yo La Tengo, Patti Smith, etc.
  Swag For Life Member 10:13am
Andrea:

What is the name of the artist that you collaborated with on the calendar? Keegan? Can't find it...
  10:14am
listener monica:

keep abortion safe and legal. thank you to the brace women who came before us.
  10:14am
listener monica:

brave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am
Trouble:

caitlin keegan
  Swag For Life Member 10:17am
Andrea:

thankssssss
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am
Jason from Houston:

Her WFMU turntable/birds shirt design is still a favorite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am
Jason from Houston:

Good morning, all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am
Yes:

morning
  10:22am
Alicia Renee:

Loving the Brigitte Fontaine!! Particularly perfect for this morning even a month after her birthday. Thank you as always Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am
Trouble:

yes it is a great one@jason from houston!
  10:24am
Kpx:

Morning troubles, is teacher enjoying her summer vacation so far. Have you hit the highlights of the summer yet, places to go, things to do, ect.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 10:27am
βrian:

Little Human hasn't shown much interest in learning French, but she does like to say "Ça suffit !"
  10:28am
Dr. No:

Thanks for the Ra correction @Irene!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am
briania:

Fontaine fantastique.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am
BillyLundun:

That last track reminded me of the 90s french band Niagra...
  10:33am
Kpx:

excuse me, correction - (etc)
  10:37am
Lucky:

Wondering quite a bit if Nico ever listened to Brigitte Fontaine?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am
Trouble:

no highlights @kpx.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38am
Trouble:

i wonder if they ever met? @lucky
  10:41am
Kpx:

Because Lee Wiley sounded like Billy holiday, i thought it was her.
  10:42am
rx scabin:

Did Grace Jones listen to B. Fontaine?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am
Trouble:

grace and brigitte did at least one cut together
Avatar 10:44am
waters7:

so lovely!
  10:46am
Mandy:

this set is so magical! thank you Trouble!
  10:47am
Dr. No:

God save America. (or somebody)
  10:48am
Archmo:

High French-to-English ratio today
Avatar 10:52am
TDK60:

Wonderful Fontaine set. Not so familiar and now will look more..
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 10:54am
rx scabin:

Thank you for the Fontaine. Now, I have more hunting and buying to do.
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Yes:

YES
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listener james from westwood:

No-bod-y beats the Biz!
  10:54am
Andres:

!!!
  10:57am
Dr. No:

He voted for Shirley Chisholm.
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sphere:

@ Dr. No - I noticed that too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am
sphere:

Too cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am
BillyLundun:

Yes! Mc Solaaar!
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 10:59am
Handy Haversack:

mc s woke me back up. in and out
  10:59am
Dr. No:

plus plus plus merci!
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:00am
Passaic River Blues:

Deep cut from one of my favorite records from 1994! And great Gainsbourg sample work here by La Funk Mob.
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Greg from ZONE 5:

They don't make 'em like this no more.
Avatar 11:01am
Listening Out There:

Just got here. I like the Kolsrud painting....
  11:02am
Kpx:

TDK60: Just a heads up, word is the calendar police are looking for you. Something about your not qualified to give event dates, and a big fat fine for giving incorrect info. I don't think beer and soda going to fix it. Maybe pack a few bags and take it on the lamb.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 11:03am
βrian:

"Baaa!"
Avatar 11:04am
TDK60:

KPX: Looks like I'll have to hold a healing circle there before the show. Somewhere in the shade?
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:05am
alan the painter:

Trouble, U the best!
  11:07am
shobhi:

I love those Ali Smith books. I love all her books, in fact.
Avatar 11:10am
ledzeppelinsucks:

Mexican Food Menus
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am
Jason from Houston:

Slooooooow reader here but currently on the back end of Left Hand of Darkness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am
alanr:

Music lovers: today begins the 25th annual Vision Festival in NYC and you might enjoy one of the films being shown: vimeo.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am
xtrakrispy:

Another Lost Summer by Blanche always summed up that "summer feeling" for me: youtu.be...
  11:11am
ACIDCAJUAL88:

I discovered

LEFT BANK BOOKS


and came home with an issue of HERESIES

http://heresiesfilmproject.org/
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:11am
Passaic River Blues:

@Jason: I love that Le Guin.
  11:12am
mary:

Kafka on the Shore
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am
Vivian:

Just finished Seth Rogen's Yearbook and Haruki Murakami's Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki. About to start a bio on Diane Arbus.
Avatar 11:13am
Listening Out There:

Am reading "I Came as a Shadow," biography of Georgetown coach John Thompson. In addition to the basketball stories, his insights and approach to race make great reading. Next book on deck: "A World on the Wing," about bird migration. Yes, I like non-fiction...
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:14am
alan the painter:

great painting pick, following a name search found an article on 20 artists, good read.
  11:14am
Kpx:

Are you nuts man! No time for that hippie dippie stuff. Ask chresti if you can hold up at her and Franco's pad. Don't delay, beat feet. ASAP!
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ledzeppelinsucks:

Left Bank is in a tourist disaster area.
Avatar 11:16am
TDK60:

Kpx. I think I'll stay and just keep a low profile. Wear a mask! And not my WFMU T-shirt.
  11:16am
headcleaner:

With considerable effort, just finished the first half of Clarice Lispector's _Perto do coracão selvagem_ (in that language). We'll see how the _segunda parte_ goes.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:17am
Handy Haversack:

Reading a lot while sick. Finished Aliya Whitely, The Loosening Skin. And hurtling through Annalee Newitz, Autonomous. I guess fever or no, I have to take the book out to the car in a few mins. and ride out some time there. Thanks, Trouble.
  11:19am
headcleaner:

In parallel (when in a less strenuous frame of mind), Robert Hughes's excellent _Barcelona_, in hopes of going there fairly soon
  11:19am
Archmo:

Reading "the great circle" by Maggie shipstead
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:20am
Jason from Houston:

First time read, Passaic River Blues. It was a struggle through the first 1/3 or so just because it was difficult for me to settle into language/worlds. Regardless, it is a good one.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:21am
WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

I just finished Nelson Algren's Man With The Golden Arm. Really well-written but man, super-depressing.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:21am
Handy Haversack:

It's a cool place, headcleaner. We have a good friend there who has arranged a free place to stay for us a couple of times.
  This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:22am
Zinn The Mood:

Brilliant discourse on the pressures of complying with public or peer pressure, as driven by an Uber consumerist/capitalist society here in the Greatest Country In The World(tm).

Been reading Don DeLillo, who writes about the emptiness and capture of culture by the, media and advertising. David Foster Wallace, who I’m a fan of, often credited him as a major influence and corresponded with him. The edition of White Noise I just finished has a nice chunky afterward of essays, reviews and cortical takes on his work that has inspired further reading. This morning it led me to the French philosopher Baudillard (sp?).

On a similar note heard Roger Waters interviewed on a good radical YouTube show, about the latest media hysteria propaganda about Cuba (which I refuse to follow). In it however he effusively praised the latest Raoul Peck film on HBO called Exterminate All The Brutes. It takes its title doc the Joseph Conrad book Heart of Darkness, which I also started re-reading.

Just one more, for folks who find themselves as I do lamenting the world that Trouble eloquently described as alienating those who don’t want to participate in the trappings of the forced “fun” of summer and its attendant pressure to consume, look beautiful all the time, etc Christopher Hitchens book “Letters To A Young Contrarian” is so full of glittering nuggets for the outcast dissident. Will link some as soon as I can…
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:22am
Passaic River Blues:

@headcleaner: I just picked up Colm Toibin's "Homage to Barcelona" from a free library box in Newark. Love that guy.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:23am
rx scabin:

SAULT!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am
Jason from Houston:

❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25am
Yes:

this is a jaam
  This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:25am
Zinn The Mood:

Carl Sagan (in 1995): “I have a foreboding of an America in my children's or grandchildren's time -- when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and what's true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness...

The dumbing down of American is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the enormously influential media, the 30 second sound bites (now down to 10 seconds or less), lowest common denominator programming, credulous presentations on pseudoscience and superstition, but especially a kind of celebration of ignorance.”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25am
listener james from westwood:

Seconding SAULT!
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 11:27am
βrian:

Ity's the summer of Sault, it seems.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:27am
WoodsOfNH (now Maine):

That Sagan quote is amazing. Also, chilling.
  11:28am
Dr. No:

Whoa!!!! Nice percussion break marching band or whatever.
  11:29am
E:

Air France is my favorite!
  11:29am
adam:

@passaic river- is that book a reply to Orwell homage to Catalonia re the Spanish Civil War? I'm reading Bernstein's the madness of crowds
  11:30am
headcleaner:

Handy - yup, made my first visit to BCN shortly before the pandemic + was instantly enthralled
  11:31am
Kpx:

TDK60: you got nerve, but to be extra sure get one of those fake glasses nose mustache mask,, and wear a extra extra extra big pair of shoes. That should confuse em..
  11:31am
Andres:

Back to back great!
  11:31am
Kpx:

TDK60: you got nerve, but to be extra sure get one of those fake glasses nose mustache mask,, and wear a extra extra extra big pair of shoes. That should confuse em..
  11:32am
headcleaner:

Passaic - putting "Homage to Barcelona" on my list, molt gracies!
Avatar 11:32am
TDK60:

Kpx: I'll avoid anyone in WFMU T-shirts. I might even fake 'em out, walk up to someone with a WFMU T and ask them what/where WFMU is, then disappear into the night...
  11:33am
listener james from westwood:

Ken’s gotta get in there with the Jersey 🤌🏻.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am
listener james from westwood:

Ah, shit, that should be the "pizza chef kiss/Italian hand" emoji.
  This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:34am
Zinn The Mood:

David Foster Wallace:
“In this country we’re unprecedentedly safe, comfortable, and well fed, with more and better venues for stimulation. And yet if you were asked, ‘Is this a happy or unhappy country?’ you’d check the ‘unhappy’ box. We’re living in an era of emotional poverty, which is something that serious drug addicts feel most keenly.”

“Fiction is one of the few experiences where loneliness can be both confronted and relieved. Drugs, movies where stuff blows up, loud parties -- all these chase away loneliness by making me forget my name's Dave and I live in a one-by-one box of bone no other party can penetrate or know. Fiction, poetry, music, really deep serious sex, and, in various ways, religion -- these are the places (for me) where loneliness is countenanced, stared down, transfigured, treated."
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Hellraiser 2022 Swag For Life Member 11:35am
Passaic River Blues:

@Zinn & Woods à NH: what a sadly prescient quote!
@Adam: I believe Toibin's book is inspired by/broadly references Orwell. I loved "Homage to Catalonia" and Toibin is a great stylist, so I've got my hopes up for this one.
  11:36am
Mike W.:

This is a main reason I left NYC, the East Village was becoming treacherous, routinely, streets and sidewalks and distended restaurant space and and and my dog.
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Ken From Hyde Park:

@ljfw - That emoji looks correct on my Android phone, but not on my Windows laptop. So it's a Microsoft problem.
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sphere:

I hear that New Yorkers are pushing hard against outside dining in the meetings held on the issue.
  11:38am
Andres:

I de-escalated a huge guy in an MMA shirt from punching me in the face when I asked him to use the bike lane instead of the opposite direction sidewalk after he barely avoided me and my family.
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Adammets:

There used to be places to go where one could get away from the commercialism of national chains and whatnot (this was in the early 80s). Do they still exist and where?
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HyperDose:

We gotta share the LOVE, people!
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TDK60:

Reminder: July 24 is on a Saturday this year. The day the Sun Ra Arkestra is due to play SummerStage fest in Central Park, at Rumsey Playfield (approx. 72nd St., carless there.) Doors 5, show 7. Joined by Sistazz of the Nitty Gritty.
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waters7:

Nobody beats Trouble.
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melinda:

Great covers
  11:48am
Mike W.:

Trouble dot biz
  11:49am
headcleaner:

Adammets - they're kind of all around, if one is willing to put in a bit of effort (and literally make lists of addresses and such). For example, even in Manhattan there are still several high-quality independent hardware stores (Warshaw, Garber's, Midtown Lumber) you can use to cut your Home Depot trips down by 90 percent. Similarly, it's not too hard to find a non-chain pharmacies - if not on the next corner, then on your normal route to somewhere
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βrian:

Continental Subway is arriving on the hour:

wfmu.org...
  11:52am
Dr. No:

Annette never disappoints. The ring modulated vocal stuff is far and away amazing.
  11:53am
Kpx:

TDK60: Your right, it got me all discombobulated . And on a different note, my texts seem to be duplicating , so thanks trouble . Bye
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waters7:

You're killing me with joy today, baby!
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TDK60:

Merci, Trouble.
  11:54am
paul:

Sounds a lot like the Beautiful South
  11:55am
Mike W.:

You can always trust Roddy Frame to breeze in at the 11th hour (a.m.) to save the day.
  11:56am
headcleaner:

Similary, I onlly to into Whole Foods once every few weeks for the short list of things I can't get at farmer's markets + independent grocers. So while it's difficult to eradicate one's dependence on national chains - we can whittle it down very substantially
  11:56am
Reno D:

Another wonderful edition, Trouble! Merci!
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Trouble:

thanks for sitting in today. see you next week. evan funk is in for pseu today, up next
  11:57am
peter in SEA:

Bon jour Trouble and listeners, I overslept on the left coast! Looking forward to finding out whether Brigitte Fontaine really is crazy— in the archives! Happy Thursday!
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Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

The member-owned-and-operated food co-op in Brooklyn...
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radioronan:

Thanks Trouble!
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Planet Tyler:

<3 Roddy Frame
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Planet Tyler:

Thanks!
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Trouble. I notice my link at 9:54 shows the Sun Ra event Saturday is being live-streamed for those not at the park that evening.
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Jason from Houston:

Stay safe, stay sweet, good people.
  11:59am
Mike W.:

Aztec into Prefab, the segue my brain did way.
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melinda:

@headcleaner that's what I do too. There is a great semi-local chocolate they carry which isn't available at my co-op.
  12:00pm
Kpx:

Ah! i meant, Merci
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