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Options August 1, 2021: "We're not broken property..."

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Squid  Pamphlets   Options Bright Green Field  Warp    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Mountain Movers  A Bright Form   Options MP3  Bandcamp    0:08:22 (Pop‑up)
Poly-Math  Ink of Scholars/Blood Tigris   Options House of Wisdom/We Are The Devil  Bandcamp    0:18:54 (Pop‑up)
No Trend  Happiness Is...   Options Too Many Humans  No Trend Records    0:25:04 (Pop‑up)
Murderdolls  Nothing’s Gonna Be Alright   Options Women and Children Last  Roadrunner  RIP Joey Jordison  0:35:05 (Pop‑up)
Grinderman  Mickey Mouse and the Goodbye Man   Options Grinderman 2  MUTE    0:37:48 (Pop‑up)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor  Bosses Hang   Options Luciferian Towers  Constellation    0:43:15 (Pop‑up)
White Stripes  Icky-Thump   Options Icky-Thump  Warner Bros/Third Man    0:59:25 (Pop‑up)
Big Blood  The Queen and Her Court II   Options Deep Maine  Don't Trust The Ruin    1:03:21 (Pop‑up)
David Bowie  Girl Loves Me   Options Blackstar  ISO/Columbia/Sony    1:08:18 (Pop‑up)
Damon Albarn  Everyday Robots   Options Everyday Robots  Parlophone/Warner Bros    1:20:28 (Pop‑up)
Easterhouse  To Live Like This   Options Contenders  Rough Trade    1:23:24 (Pop‑up)
Laurie Anderson  O Superman (for Massenet)   Options Big Science  Warner Bros.    1:27:33 (Pop‑up)
Kraftwerk  The Robots   Options The Man-Machine  Kling Klang/EMI Electrola    1:35:54 (Pop‑up)
Lost Under Heaven  For the Wild   Options Love Hates What You’ve Become  MUTE    1:44:00 (Pop‑up)
Radiohead  Paranoid Android   Options OK Computer  Parlophone/Capitol    1:50:31 (Pop‑up)
The Bevis Frond  Stupid Circle   Options The Leaving of London  self-released    2:01:00 (Pop‑up)
Johnny Marr  Word Starts Attack   Options The Messenger  Warner Bros.    2:05:19 (Pop‑up)
Black Lips  Justice After All   Options Underneath the Rainbow  Vice    2:09:54 (Pop‑up)
Paul Weller  Grasp and Still Connect   Options Wake Up The Nation  Yep Roc    2:12:17 (Pop‑up)
Talking Heads  (Nothing But) Flowers   Options Naked  Fly/Sire    2:14:27 (Pop‑up)
Adam and the Ants  Kings Of The Wild Frontier   Options Kings of the Wild Frontier  CBS/Epic  https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jul/29/activists-sabotaging-railways-indigenous-people  2:21:56 (Pop‑up)
New York Dolls  Subway Train   Options New York Dolls  Mercury    2:26:14 (Pop‑up)
Glorious Din  Closely Watched Trains   Options Closely Watched Trains  Insight    2:30:20 (Pop‑up)
Vashti Bunyan  Train Song   Options Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind – Singles and Demos 1964 to 1967  FatCat    2:35:47 (Pop‑up)
King Curtis  Night Train   Options The Best of King Curtis  ATCO    2:38:17 (Pop‑up)
Donald Harrison/Ron Carter/Billy Cobham  Seven Steps to Heaven   Options This Is Jazz...  Half Note Records  "Big Chief" Donald Harrison newly named NEA Jazz Master  2:43:17 (Pop‑up)
Mekons  Mirror   Options Me  Quarterstick Records    2:54:57 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05am Scott67:

G'day Brian & Current Crew!
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Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08am Brian D:

G'day, Scott. All.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08am mariano:

Hey Brian D, Scott67! Some high-octane stuff here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09am Brian D:

Mariano. Good morning/evening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10am Scott67:

G'day Madge.πŸ˜ŽπŸ€™
Avatar 3:15am duke:

Good morning all and sundry
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16am diciassette:

Ahoy! My V.U. meters are happy right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16am Scott67:

Moving Mountains is right! That was pretty epic!
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Avatar 🗒 3:17am Hoboken Jack:

Hullo Brian, Scott67, Mariano, all! That was the coolest thing I've heard from Mountain Movers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19am Brian D:

Duke! Hoboken Jack checking in on his way home from a show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22am Scott67:

G'day Jack.πŸ‘πŸ˜Ž
  3:32am luc_m:

morning all
Avatar 🗒 3:49am Hoboken Jack:

Am looking forward to Godspeed playing White Eagle Hall.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49am Brian D:

Hey Jack. You know, I've never seen them live...
  3:51am luc_m:

long time ago, but I've seen them 3 times: well worth the effort
Avatar 🗒 3:57am Hoboken Jack:

I saw them once several years ago in the less friendly confines of Terminal 5.
  4:16am luc_m:

and then there was John Cage
Avatar 🗒 Swag For Life Member 4:43am fred:

Good morning Brian and everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44am Brian D:

Greetings, Fred.
Avatar 4:46am dan in wisconsin:

Mornin' to all fellow night owls. Thanks for the Godspeed. I'm excited for live shows again. Seeing Dead Can Dance in October, with fingers crossed...
Avatar 🗒 Swag For Life Member 4:48am fred:

I might go to a show later today... First I need to figure out how to get there though
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:49am Brian D:

Good morning, Dan. Yes, some return to normalcy. Seeing "some" of the Mekons later today.
Avatar 4:50am dan in wisconsin:

ooohh....I love Mekons. Ghosts of American Astronauts is a fantastic track.
Avatar 5:01am wizard frog:

bwa hahaha them's your choices! - condemned to a world of servitude depending on how you choose to fit into it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:03am Brian D:

Servant to fools here, Wiz.
Avatar 🗒 Swag For Life Member 5:05am fred:

Last weekend I read "Finding The Raga", a really interesting book about Indian music. Now I'm reading "The Master and Margarita", hopefully I'll get more books next week, including Kenny G's one about UbuWeb. And there's a new Colson Whitehead coming next month...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:06am Brian D:

Funny, Fred. I just read a review of a new bio of Ravi Shankar. Master and Margarita is worth the read.
Avatar 5:07am dan in wisconsin:

Currently reading Haruki Murakami's Kafka On The Shore, and there's a beautiful zen rock garden library that factors into the story. Here in Spring Green, Wisco there's a slightly kitschy tourist attraction called The House on the Rock. It's where the carousel dimensional portal from Neil Gaiman's American Gods is derived from. That Raga book sounds great.
Avatar 5:10am dan in wisconsin:

Murakami is an avid vinyl listener too. Take a look at his official website for a small photo tour of his writing desk and album shelf. Dude has thousands of records.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:13am Brian D:

Murakami rules. My favorite of his is the novella After Dark. Tons of music references in there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22am Brian D:

Spoiler alert. FBI officials believe the train derailments in the Pacific NW of the US are related to an "environmental terrorist" group that's linked with native tribes in the area: www.theguardian.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:55am Brian D:

Thank you all for your patience and listenership. Hope you enjoyed the music. Stay safe and have a great Sunday.
Avatar 5:56am wizard frog:

Thanks for the show - have a great Sunday!
Avatar 🗒 Swag For Life Member 5:57am fred:

Thanks Brian!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00am Scott67:

G'day Brian.✌😎
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00am Scott67:

Thanks Brian.✌😎
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