Options New York Underground with Ray Boogie: Playlist from July 30, 2021 Options

NY-bred, Jamaican-born Ray Boogie takes you on a trip back to the days of The Gallery, Paradise Garage, Danceteria, Mudd Club, and The Loft. You’ll hear some pre-disco and underground-inspired grooves ranging from funk, reggae, post-punk, new wave and more. Fasten your seat belts, we’re headed to deep New York Underground!!!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
Secession  Sneakyville (Extended Version)   Options Single  Siren Records  1987  12"  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Confetti's  The Sound Of C   Options Single  Confetti's  1988  12"  0:06:16 (Pop‑up)
Nitzer Ebb  Hearts & Minds (Mix Hypersonic)   Options Single  Geffen Records  1988  12"  0:12:04 (Pop‑up)
Information Society  What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy) (Club Mix)   Options Single  Tommy Boy Music  1988  12"  0:19:20 (Pop‑up)
Naked Eyes  Promises, Promises (Extended Remix)   Options Single  EMI America Records  1983  12"  0:27:06 (Pop‑up)
The Adventures Of Stevie V  Dirty Cash (Money Talks)   Options Single  Mercury Records  1988  CD  0:32:33 (Pop‑up)
Machinations  No Say In It (Machinations Cut Mix)   Options Single  White Label Records  1984  12"  0:38:04 (Pop‑up)
Material w/ Nona Hendryx  It's A Holiday   Options Single  Island Records  1981  12"  0:45:17 (Pop‑up)
Soft Cell  Memorabilia (12" Version)   Options Soft Cell: The Twelve Inch Singles  Mercury Records  1999  CD  0:52:27 (Pop‑up)
Pop Will Eat Itself  There Is No Love Between Us Anymore (12" Version)   Options Single  Chapter 22 Records  1988  12"  1:01:30 (Pop‑up)
The Teardrop Explodes  Bouncing Babies   Options Piano  Document Records  1990  LP  1:06:52 (Pop‑up)
The Teardrop Explodes  When I Dream   Options Kilamanjaro  Mercury Records  1980  LP  1:09:34 (Pop‑up)
The Polecats  Make A Circuit With Me (Club Mix)   Options Single  Mercury Records  1982  12"  1:16:55 (Pop‑up)
Kid Creole & The Coconuts  Don't Take Away My Coconuts   Options The Best Of Kid Creole & The Coconuts  Island Records  1993  CD  1:19:46 (Pop‑up)
Ryuichi Sakamoto & Thomas Dolby  Field Work (Long London Mix)   Options Single  10/Virgin Records  1985  12"  1:22:12 (Pop‑up)
Charlotte Gainsbourg feat. Serge Gainsbourg  Lemon Incest   Options Single  Phillips  1984  7"  1:29:17 (Pop‑up)
The Passions  I'm In Love With A German Film Star   Options Single  Polydor Records UK  1981  7"  1:34:23 (Pop‑up)
Japan  Visions Of China   Options Single  Virgin Records UK  1981  7"  1:38:21 (Pop‑up)
The Jam  Funeral Pyre   Options Single  Polydor Records UK  1981  7"  1:41:53 (Pop‑up)
Sinéad O'Connor feat. MC Lyte  I Want Your Hands On Me (Dance Remix)   Options Single  Chrysalis/Ensign Records  1988  12"  1:46:29 (Pop‑up)
Eric B. & Rakim  I Ain't No Joke   Options Paid In Full - The Platinum Edition  4th & Broadway/Island  1998  CD  1:51:21 (Pop‑up)
Gloria Gaynor  Let's Make A Deal   Options I Will Survive: The Anthology  Polydor Records  1998  CD  1:55:11 (Pop‑up)
Diana Ross  No One Gets The Prize/The Boss   Options Single  Motown Records  1979  12"  2:01:13 (Pop‑up)
Ashford & Simpson  Dance Forever   Options Stay Free  Warner Brothers  1979  CD  2:07:45 (Pop‑up)
Arthur Prysock  When Love Is New   Options Single  Old Town  1976  12"  2:13:22 (Pop‑up)
Dennis Brown  Have You Ever Been In Love   Options Single  D Music  1981  12"  2:20:28 (Pop‑up)
Cassandra  Thank You For The Many Things You've Done   Options Babylon OST  EMI/ Chrysalis Records UK  2005  CD  2:26:14 (Pop‑up)
Michigan & Smiley  Ghetto Man   Options Single  Jah Guidance  1982  12"  2:29:40 (Pop‑up)
Serge Gainsbourg  Aux Armes Et Caetera   Options Aux Armes Et Cætera  Mercury Records  2001  CD  2:35:56 (Pop‑up)
Ernest Wilson & Sound Dimension  Why Oh Why (Dub Version)   Options Version Dread - 18 Dub Hits From Studio One (V/A)  Heartbeat Records  2006  CD  2:38:44 (Pop‑up)
Israel Vibration  The Same Song   Options Crucial Reggae  RAS Records/ Sanctuary  2006  CD  2:41:39 (Pop‑up)
Aswad  Hey Jah Children   Options Babylon OST  EMI/ Chrysalis Records UK  2005  CD  2:45:32 (Pop‑up)
The Selecter  Last Tango In Dub   Options Dub Reggae  Hip-O Records  2000  CD  2:51:29 (Pop‑up)
The Doors  Riders On The Storm   Options Greatest Hits  WEA/ Elektra Records  1996  CD  2:55:50 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm chad from oregon dynamite II:

  9:02pm otto:

checking in from the mountain bodega
  9:03pm otto:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm loveless:

Ready, willing, and able. Hello all.
  9:03pm paparay:

Hello folks!!!! It's Friday night!!!!
  9:04pm ShelbyG:

Here at my parents’ house. Smokin weed out of a tinfoil pipe. I’m full flashback’d to the 80’s. Help me, Ray Boogie!!! I might as well be 18 again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm Ike-O:

peace and good evening everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm DjLorraine:

Heart pumping check
Underground in effect
  Swag For Life Member 9:05pm Bruce S.:

Hey everybody! Ready to get down with the sound of DJ Ray Boogie!
  9:06pm ShelbyG:

Nothing like being home to kick up some nostalgia.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm Ike-O:

don't forget to hydrate :)
  Swag For Life Member 9:07pm Bruce S.:

This sounds so fresh, like it could have been recorded recently
  9:08pm ShelbyG:

So. They’re watching the olympics. I’m getting drunk outside. Smoking. I’m fully back in HS.
  Swag For Life Member 9:09pm Bruce S.:

I'd rather be doing this than watching the Olympics
  Swag For Life Member 9:11pm Bruce S.:

Shelby, where are you?
  9:11pm ShelbyG:

Bruce: no shit!
  9:11pm ShelbyG:

I’m in Omaha
  9:12pm The Butterman:

Heya y’all. This shiznit will be good!
  Swag For Life Member 9:12pm Bruce S.:

Omaha? holy shit! you haveing a good time?
  9:13pm ShelbyG:

Nitzer Ebb!
Bruce: yes!
  9:13pm paparay:

Could it....
  9:13pm paparay:

YOU!!!! I saw YOU!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm DjLorraine:

Shelby this better than high school
  9:14pm ShelbyG:

DJ J: granted sweets!
  9:16pm ShelbyG:

*DJ L*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18pm Pauly from Clifton:

Hiya, Ray, folks!

@ShelbyG, I was just in Omaha last month. I love Omaha. Good beer.
  9:18pm ShelbyG:

This song!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18pm DjLorraine:

DJ ray boogie i may see Julian Marley Sat for free. And maybe Sky 👁️ or is it Sky I?
  9:19pm ShelbyG:

@pauly: Omaha is seriously underrated.
  Swag For Life Member 9:19pm Bruce S.:

Oh wow this is a good one!
  9:19pm ShelbyG:

Here I am in silence
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20pm DjLorraine:

Pure energy
  9:21pm paparay:

I've always enjoyed this mix heard in a big club.
  9:21pm ShelbyG:

pure pure pure pure energy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm DjLorraine:

Pure E n e r g y
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm northguineahills:

palabara, djlorraine and friends!
  9:23pm paparay:

Hello everyone. Pardon my manners.
  9:23pm Eric the Hat:

RAY!!! 💋💋💋
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23pm DjLorraine:

Live long and prosper
  9:25pm paparay:

  9:25pm ShelbyG:

  9:26pm ShelbyG:

The cicadas just started getting mouthy.
  9:27pm ShelbyG:

Paparay. Mercy mercy. (not really - keep the pedal down!)
  Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Bruce S.:

these mixes sound pretty good with headphones too
  9:29pm paparay:

This was first year at art school.
  Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Bruce S.:

Are cicadas like small grasshoppers?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm steveo:

Good evening! 1983!
  9:30pm phat in Lincoln:

Oh hell, I missed Spock samples.
  9:30pm ShelbyG:

Bruce: no. They’re huge cricket/locust things. But they sound like my childhood , summer, & they’re beautiful.
  Swag For Life Member 9:30pm Bruce S.:

It's great to enjoy this music without actualey being in the 80s
  9:31pm ShelbyG:

  9:32pm ShelbyG:

@Bruce: ditto
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33pm northguineahills:

@paparay: your manners have no need to be pardoned.
  9:34pm ShelbyG:

Hey phat: we’re both in Nebraska!
  9:35pm phat in Lincoln:

@ShelbyG yes we are! And we're about to get pounded with a storm here.
  9:36pm ShelbyG:

Phat: let me know! It’s coming our way!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm radioronan:

Good evening DJ Ray Boogie and underground dwellers
  9:42pm paparay:

A song heard on that audio cassette from an Aussie co-worker.
  9:42pm ShelbyG:

My mom just counted how much I’ve drank. Good heavens.
  9:42pm ShelbyG:

I’m 52.
  9:42pm paparay:

Will hit y'all with a double dose of something later. Won't say!
  9:43pm ShelbyG:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm Will the Sound Guy:

Good Evening paparay and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm DjLorraine:

ZZ TOP since Dusty Hill passed
  9:44pm ShelbyG:

Double dare?
  Swag For Life Member 9:46pm Bruce S.:

To bad about Dusty Hill, I'll miss him
  Swag For Life Member 9:48pm Bruce S.:

The only club that played Z Z Top was maybe Lamours
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49pm DjLorraine:

I think i saw ZZ Top with Stevie Nicks and Joe Walsh...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49pm Jason from Houston:

Good greetings, paparay and good people!
  9:50pm paparay:

Good evening everyone. Thanks for tuning in.
  Swag For Life Member 9:50pm Bruce S.:

Hey Jason
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm Jason from Houston:

Hey there, Bruce S.!
  9:53pm phat in Lincoln:

@ShelbyG I'm not sure if you're supposed to get any in Omaha until later. A storm seems just on the edge of Lincoln, but they often break up before getting here.
  9:53pm phat in Lincoln:

Gotdamn, this Soft Cell.
  9:55pm Dave Miss:

Good vibes
  9:56pm paparay:

This song is so underrated!!!!
  Swag For Life Member 9:56pm Bruce S.:

Digging this Soft Cell
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm full_english_breakfast:

i'll always associate "tainted love" with the coneheads movie
  10:01pm Robm:

Hello fellow underground listeners
  10:06pm phat in Lincoln:

Hot damn.
  Swag For Life Member 10:07pm Bruce S.:

These bands! this show is a super New Wavetacular
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm Jason from Houston:

❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎ ❤︎
  10:08pm paparay:

As promised, a DOUBLE DOSE!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09pm DjLorraine:

Opening sounds by dubwise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09pm Jason from Houston:

Happily taken, boss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11pm DjLorraine:

The Teardrops Explode
  Swag For Life Member 10:11pm Bruce S.:

wow this is definitly,like the deep stuff
  Swag For Life Member 10:13pm Bruce S.:

when i dream is going on my playlist
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14pm DjLorraine:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15pm Jason from Houston:

I wish I could come see that show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15pm Tommy in Neversink:

This show is an adventure
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16pm pgalub:

Hey Ray and everyone. I'm actually going to that show tomorrow! I'm psyched!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17pm Jason from Houston:

I looked at tickets to Rochester to see the reinstalled Bea Nettles show at Eastman and my jaw dropped. Flights are so high right now. Phew.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18pm officina:

Digging the teardrop and your show, DJRB.
  10:20pm phat in Lincoln:

Kid Creole!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20pm loveless:

Kid Creole! Coati Muni follow-up needed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20pm patrick321:

Hey Ray and all. Ray you're on a mad grove tonight keep 'em coming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20pm DjLorraine:

Reminder to stay hydrated with electrolytes
  10:21pm paparay:

Yes folks stay hydrated!!!! And please wear masks.
  Swag For Life Member 10:24pm Bruce S.:

will hot coffee keep you hydrated?
  Swag For Life Member 10:25pm Bruce S.:

I'm just kidding,folks plenty of water!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26pm patrick321:

I went back to the beginning of the comments what a fun thread it's cool to see the Great Plains plugged into DJ Ray and NY underground tonight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28pm diciassette:

Hello! Is it weird to have always thought it was "make a suki with me" ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31pm DjLorraine:

I have been sporting a Halyard fluidsheild level 3. Breathable with an anti fog strip for us that wear glasses. It's not N95 but healthcare folks use them.
  Swag For Life Member 10:35pm Bruce S.:

I don't understand whats going on in covid world I think we are hearing alot of bullshit personally
  10:35pm paparay:

This tune by The Passions. One of the greatest British pop singles in my opinion.
  10:36pm ShelbyG:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37pm Jason from Houston:

I stay masked up here in Houston. I feel like out and about, the majority of folks are.
  10:37pm phat in Lincoln:

@patrick321 there are usually 2 of us here every Friday (I listen to WFMU daily).
  10:38pm Scobot:

You never disappoint, paparay.
  Swag For Life Member 10:40pm Bruce S.:

They want us to get booster shots now,and new strains of covid are around, who knows
  10:41pm ShelbyG:

Visions of China. Japan is one of my favorites.
  10:42pm ShelbyG:

The Jam! You’re amazing , papa!
  Swag For Life Member 10:42pm Bruce S.:

Paparay you always get to the essential essence of the musical styles you play
  10:43pm paparay:

Rick Buckler delivers in this drum solo. DAMN!!!!
  10:43pm ShelbyG:

Shed your fears and lose your guilt
Tonight we burn responsibility in the fire
We'll watch the flames grow higher
But if you get too burnt, you can't come back home
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44pm patrick321:

@phat. me too on the daily/constant listener tho not usually on this board Fridays so I wouldn't have known. it was great to skim the comments and see (for me) the unexpected connections.
  Swag For Life Member 10:45pm cpapapietro:

Dutch. Was.
  10:45pm Sleve McDichael:

Rutger Hauer is dutch!
  Swag For Life Member 10:48pm Bruce S.:

I used to like Sinead and MC Lyte
  10:49pm Dave Miss:

This could only be more 80’s if Alf makes a cameo
  10:50pm ShelbyG:

@dave: truth
  Swag For Life Member 10:51pm Bruce S.:

lol Dave Miss
  Swag For Life Member 10:52pm Bruce S.:

This was one of the first hip hop album casettes I bought
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52pm northguineahills:

how have I never heard that Sinead w/ MC Lyte?
  Swag For Life Member 10:57pm Bruce S.:

nice to strech out a bit
  Swag For Life Member 11:01pm Bruce S.:

Rememberings o'connar Sinead
  11:04pm ShelbyG:

Thunderstorms a comin. Trains passing. Lightning bugs & cicadas. I love Nebraska.
  11:10pm paparay:

Reggae joints soon to drop....
  Swag For Life Member 11:11pm Bruce S.:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12pm chresti:

Hi paparay and undergrounders!
  Swag For Life Member 11:14pm Bruce S.:

Hi chresti, still love Morticia
Avatar 11:15pm Mister Dobalina:

Not my usual tune-in time...diggin' these tunes though.
  Swag For Life Member 11:16pm Bruce S.:

Hey mr. D
Avatar 11:18pm Mister Dobalina:

What it is, Bruce ¿
  11:18pm paparay:

About the Diana Ross tune, read somewhere she was firing a shot at Mary Wilson whom she felt was trying get all up in Berry Gordy's Kool Aid.
  Swag For Life Member 11:18pm Bruce S.:

Welcome to forever Mr. D, these are the hits that made it happen
Avatar 11:19pm Mister Dobalina:

Sweet, man...thanks.
  Swag For Life Member 11:21pm Bruce S.:

Thanks for playing Dennis Brown, Paparay
  11:23pm The Butterman:

Awww yeah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28pm chresti:

Hi Bruce!
  11:30pm tims th:

thinking of eric
  Swag For Life Member 11:34pm Bruce S.:

yes man, allright
  11:35pm paparay:

Headed to France real soon.
  11:36pm ledzeppelinsucks:

The long periods between rain in Anacortes is evident by the white bird crap stains on the asphalt.
  11:42pm TimHaley:

no more fighting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:44pm Jason from Houston:

*+:꒰◍• ᴗ •◍꒱:+*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45pm Jason from Houston:

Ugh... I still need to see this!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50pm DjLorraine:

Will you do the show from France.? Will you find more chunes?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm Jason from Houston:

Ahhhh! Happy time away!
  Swag For Life Member 11:56pm Bruce S.:

Enjoy France Paparay and maybe bring back some great french records
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm chresti:

Vive La France! Where in France?
  11:57pm ledzeppelinsucks:

Fly lands on the comments and looks like emoji.
  Swag For Life Member 11:57pm Bruce S.:

Great show Paparay thanks, till next time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm DjLorraine:

Safe travels be well all
  Swag For Life Member 11:58pm Bruce S.:

good weekend everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00am Jason from Houston:

Thank you, paparay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01am chresti:

Bon voyage, paparay!
  12:01am paparay:

Thanks folks!!! Merci and all that good stuff. See ya'll 3 Fridays from now. Good night and be safe!!!!
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